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Sesotho

Syllabification: Se·so·tho
Pronunciation: /səˈsōˌdō
 
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Definition of Sesotho in English:

noun

The Sotho language of the Basotho people, an official language in Lesotho and South Africa.
Example sentences
  • The Sotho language, or Sesotho, is a Bantu language closely related to Setswana.
  • While her mother tongue is Afrikaans, she speaks some Spanish and some Sesotho, learned while in Maseru.
  • They translated the Bible into Sesotho, taught us how to scribble on slate to represent our language, printed books, and so on.

adjective

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Relating to Sesotho.
Example sentences
  • Then came a Sesotho song ‘Nelson Mandela a hona ya tswanang le wena.’
  • I haven't been able to find an equivalent Sesotho proverb.
  • At the living heritage function the Sesotho speakers will show how their food is made and explain their traditions and customs.

Origin

the name in Sesotho.

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