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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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The Sotho and Tswana call it Selemela, and the Zulu isiLimela, who believed that these stars die in winter dusk and are reborn in the rainy season (the Pleiades reappear in the evening sky in October).
But, our top picks are Midi Z's Venice fest-winning 'The Road to Mandalay,' Joko Anwar's 'A Copy of My Mind,' Maw Naing Aung and The Maw Naing's 'The Monk,' and Kulikar Sotho's 'The Last Reel.'
- Master class by Kulikar Sotho, Director ("The Last Reel," Cambodia) on Nov.
Soon after independence Zimbabwe adopted a policy which in the views of politicians fostered unity among citizens, by choosing languages such as Shona, Ndebele and English as national and official languages at the expense of other indigenous languages which includes Xitsonga, Cindau, Venda, Tonga, Kalanga, Nambya, Sotho, Tswana, Tshwao, Sena, and Sign language.
Hier wurde ein Sotho sprechender Dieb verhort; der Gerichtsdolmetscher, der seine Aussagen und die des Richters ins Englische ubertrug, hiess Arthur Fula.
Production said that there are six indigenous African languages sung and spoken through the show, namely, Zulu, Congolese, Swahili, Xhosa, Sotho and Tswana.
The new economic realities made white farmers in Winburg and elsewhere in the two Boer Republics inordinately dependent on the initiative, skills, and movable property (wagons, plows, and livestock) of Sotho and Tswana, which shared labor tenants and peasant smallholders; the political institutions of the two Boer republics strongly short-circuited social mobility and accumulation of wealth for black inhabitants.
He wanted to improve his English and he was showing me birds, stars and other things around, telling me how all these are called in South Sotho, his own language, and asking me to teach him the English word.
Moshoeshoe voiced his alarm on hearing that Posholi, in his capacity as sometime British operative, had tortured prisoners taken during skirmishes, making Posholi an even less desirable associate for the Sotho leader.
His bravery can certainly be noted as an influence for other filmmakers telling their own stories about the Khmer Rouge, such as Brother Number One (Annie Goldson & Peter Gilbert, 2011), a New Zealand documentary recounting the heretofore-unknown story of a white man from Whakatane who was swept up in the genocide by accident; Golden Slumbers (Davy Chou, 2011), about the nation's once-thriving film industry, which was subsequently destroyed; and The Last Reel (Kulikar Sotho, 2014), about the hidden secrets of the genocide revealed by a newly discovered film.
Eisenstein had previously seen such gradual decreasing pattern from L1-L5 in Sotho Negroid, Zulu Negroid and Caucasoid females and Sotho Negroid males of South Africa.
(Incidentally, tetanus does not have a universally accepted name in the Sotho and Nguni languages.
In Western countries, listeners "are not" performers and "do not sing." (24) Levitin underscores the importance of singing in other non-Western cultures, like the Sotho villagers in South Africa, where singing is as natural as talking.