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Sepedi

Syllabification: Sepedi
Pronunciation: /səˈpedē/

Definition of Sepedi in English:

noun

A Bantu language of southern Africa, the main member of the North Sotho group and spoken by about 4 million people. It is one of the official languages of South Africa. Also called Northern Sotho.
Example sentences
  • Our questionnaire elicited views on, and experiences of, forced sex and was provided in nine languages: English, Sesotho, Sepedi, Setswana, Setsonga, Tshivenda, IsiZulu, IsiXhosa, and Afrikaans.
  • The main languages spoken by its supporters are isiXhosa, isiZulu, Sepedi, Setswana and Sesotho.
  • For Mulholland, it would be tragic or comical for our students to choose another African language such as Sepedi as a second language.

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