Basuto


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Basuto

(bəˈsuːtəʊ)
n, pl -tos or -to
(Languages) a former name for Sotho3, Sotho4
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Noun1.Basuto - the dialect of Sotho spoken by the Basotho; an official language of Lesotho
Sotho - any of the mutually intelligible southern Bantu languages of the Sotho in Botswana and South Africa and Lesotho
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For me, I snatched up the rug--afterwards I found it was Noma's best kaross, made by Basutos of chosen cat-skins, and worth three oxen--and I fled, followed by Koos.
The RPCR states, "Tom Nesabi, a Basuto, was in the employ of a store-keeper at Stand 12 .
Cathcart further chastised Moshoeshoe, saying that 'the Basuto people under your rule have become a nation of thieves'.
One of the unfortunate results of codification in the case of the Laws of Lerotholi is that the code has "been outpaced by the changes in Basuto social life" and applied seemingly arbitrarily by the Lesotho courts.
After this deplorable insult, and Sam's retaliation by dropping his pants so that Hally can "have a good look" at his "real Basuto arse," Hally spits in Sam's face (648).
With all the other Basuto boys he played, and herded his parents' cattle; and as he grew up, he sometimes went with the transport riders, leading the oxen which drew the waggons bringing in goods from the rail-head [at Aliwal North, about 90 km away to the west]; sometimes he joined the hunts organised for killing game or monkeys on the mountains; and he saw or heard of the killing of leopards at the cattle posts by the older men.
Le directeur du Port commercial de Sfax, Anis Kammoun, a indique a l'agence TAP, que le navire liberien Stolt Basuto qui avait accoste, au port de Sfax, samedi a l'aube, de provenance de Haifa en Palestine occupee, ne transportait pas de dechets radioactifs, comme il a ete signale sur certains sites et reseaux sociaux.
Rigel and Betelgeuse, with Sirius and Procyon, were known as Magakgala or Mahakala to the Basuto, Lobedu, Northern Sotho and Tswana.
Drawn from the Basuto tribe of southern Africa, their players were athletic and strong but not particularly skilful and so didn't win any of their 36 games.
Escribe sobre ello: "Traducidos del rongue, del fante, del basuto, del tuculor o tambien del bambara, los pocos textos que hoy entregamos serviran para desvelar las facetas multiples de la poesia negra en su expresion e inspiracion.
Etymology: The species is named after Basuto, occurring in the state of Lesotho.
Carlson's former managing director for Asia Pacific, Jean-Marc Basuto, has been tapped for the Mexico City-based position of area vice president, Latin America.