Sotho

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a member of the Bantu people who inhabit Botswana, Lesotho, and northern South Africa and who speak the Sotho languages

any of the mutually intelligible southern Bantu languages of the Sotho in Botswana and South Africa and Lesotho

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We are dealing here with a large number of North Sothos in a fixed and traditional living area, where they form the majority and where an attempt has been made to incorporate them into the South Ndebele national state.
Kwa-Ndebele was designated a homeland for the Ndebele "ethnic unit," yet the 120,000 Moutse residents were mostly North Sothos.
The configuration of space thus acclaims chieftainship and legitimises the occupation of Lesotho by the Basotho of Sotho and Xhosa descent.
The demarcation of villages, however, reflects some degree of intolerance towards cultural diversity in that in some villages, the Basotho of both Sotho and Xhosa descent intermingle whereas other villages consist exclusively of inhabitants of Xhosa origin who are isolated and located "way yonder into the cliffs" (Pitseng 3).
Vraag 2) (In vergelyking met geprojekteerde taal van huiseienaars met telefone, asook huistale vir die Vrystaat volgens Census in brief, 1998) Huistale van die Geprojekteerde taal Huistale van die Vrystaat van huiseienaars steekproefgroep met 'n telefoon Respons N % N % N % Afrikaans 379 994 14,4% 56 797 39,7% 282 55,3% Engels 35 154 1,3% 40 805 28,5% 44 8,6% Sesotho/ Setswana/ Sepedi 1 801 913 68,4% 27 983 19,6% 184 36,1% Ander 416 444 15,8% 17 472 12,2% -- -- Totaal 2 633 505 100,0% 143 057 100,0% 510 100,0% Tabel 3: Menings oor die taal op die Vrystaatse nommerplaat Taalgroepe Vrae Respons- Afrikaans Sotho opsies N % N % Vraag 7: Slegs FS 60 21,8 159 87,4 Moet daar'n Ook VS 153 55,6 9 4,9 keuse wees: FS Maak nie saak 62 22,5 14 7,7 versus FS/VS?