Sechuana


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Sech·ua·na

 (sĕch-wä′nə)
n.
Variant of Setswana.
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Noun1.Sechuana - the dialect of Sotho spoken by the Tswana in BotswanaSechuana - the dialect of Sotho spoken by the Tswana in Botswana
Sotho - any of the mutually intelligible southern Bantu languages of the Sotho in Botswana and South Africa and Lesotho
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John Moffat was then able to begin translating the New Testament into the local Sechuana language.
Molema knew him as a boy because his father, Modiri Molema, a member of the Molema Chieftaincy among the Setswana Nation, financed Plaatje's first newspaper Koranta ea Becoana and later partly assisted his subsequent newspaper ventures such as Tsala ea Sechuana and Tsala ea Batho.
To preserve the traditional Bantu languages, stories, and poetry, Plaatje published his famous Sechuana Proverbs and Their European Equivalents (1916), the Sechuana Phonetic Reader (with the linguist Daniel Jones) in the same year, and the later collection Bantu Folk-Tales and Poems.