Share this entry

Share this page

Sepedi

Line breaks: Se¦pedi
Pronunciation: /sɛˈpɛːdi
 
/

Definition of Sepedi in English:

noun

[mass noun]
A Bantu language of southern Africa, the main member of the North Sotho group and spoken by about 4 million people.
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.

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day peart
Pronunciation: pərt
adjective
lively; cheerful