Sesotho


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Se·so·tho

 (sə-so͝o′to͝o, -sō′tō)
n.
A Sotho language spoken in Lesotho, where it is the national language, and in South Africa, where it is an official language.

Sesotho

(sɪˈsuːtuː)
n
(Languages) the dialect of Sotho spoken by the Basotho: an official language of Lesotho. Also called: Southern Sotho Former name: Basuto

Se•so•tho

(səˈsu tu, -ˈsoʊ toʊ)

n.
any of the languages spoken by the Sotho, esp. the language of the southern group of Sotho, living mainly in Lesotho and adjacent parts of South Africa.
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Noun1.Sesotho - 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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Known as "matekoane" in Sesotho, the country's national language, it has been grown for centuries in rural areas.
In Mokubung's native Sesotho language, Mantsho means 'Black is beautiful.'
Established in 2004, Mantsho, which means 'black is beautiful' in designer Palesa Mokubung's native Sesotho language is a popular fixture on the Johannesburg fashion circuit.
The othering didn't end in spaces that were predominately White; when I find myself in spaces where languages such as isiZulu or Sesotho are spoken frequently and fluently, I still feel isolated as I have become so accustomed to speaking English habitually.
Participants not able to give consent or converse in Sesotho, English or Afrikaans were excluded.
The dinosaur's name is Sesotho for "a giant thunderclap at dawn" (Sesotho is one of South Africa's 11 official languages and an indigenous language in the area where the dinosaur was found).
The dinosaur's name is Sesotho for "a giant thunderclap at dawn." Sesotho is one of South Africa's 11 official languages.
Prof Jonah Choiniere of Witwatersrand University said its name, Ledumahadi mafube - "giant thunderclap at dawn" in Sesotho -"reflects the great size".
Prof Jonah Choiniere, of Witwatersrand University, said its name, Ledumahadi mafube - "giant thunderclap at dawn" in Sesotho -"reflects the great size".
Apart from his mother tongue, Xhosa, he also spoke Zulu, and Sesotho, Setswana and Sepedi.
Patients who were included in the study were 18 years or older who were willing to respond to the questionnaire in Afrikaans, English or Sesotho. Patients who were unwilling or unable to participate were excluded.
He draws largely on material recorded during an internationally sponsored inter-university research tour through the Sesotho speaking area of southern Africa during August 2000.