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Pedi

Saltos de línea: Pedi
Pronunciación: /ˈpɛdi
 
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Definición de Pedi en inglés:

sustantivo (plural igual or Pedis)

1A member of a people traditionally inhabiting the northern region of South Africa.
Example sentences
  • A small chiefdom of perhaps 10,000 people in the 1870s, based around a strongly fortified village, the Ndzundza sided with the British and Swazi in the conquest of the Pedi in 1879.
  • The region considered a traditional home by many rural Pedi is between the Olifants and Steelpoort rivers in South Africa's Northern Province.
2 another term for Sepedi.
Example sentences
  • It boasts a multi-lingual programme, including Sotho, Tswana, Pedi, Afrikaans and Xhosa, and creates an opportunity for writers to stimulate the often declining readership of their vernacular.

adjetivo

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Relating to the Pedi or their language.
Example sentences
  • The amalaita were Zulu-speakers in Natal, but, in Johannesburg and Pretoria, Pedi youths from the eastern Transvaal formed similar associations.
  • One of these churches, the Zion Christian Church, was founded by two Pedi brothers.
  • A Pedi speaker, Maepa was one of the first women to become a member of Mapula in 1991, and by 2005 was coordinating the activities of nearly half the women in the project.

Origen

from Sotho Mopedi, denoting a member of this people.

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