Basotho

Basotho
noun (plural Basotho; also Basothos) Etymology: Sotho, plural of Mosotho Basotho person, from mo-, class prefix + -sotho, perhaps alteration of motho human being Date: 1895 a Bantu-speaking people of Lesotho; also a member of this people

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  • Basotho — Écolier Basotho Populations Population totale 5 158 000 Populations significatives par régions …   Wikipédia en Français

  • basotho — BASÓTHO s.m. Populaţie sotho (2) care trăieşte în Lesotho şi în regiunile limitrofe din Africa de Sud. ♦ Membru al acestei populaţii. (cf. engl. basotho < sotho pref. ba (marcă a pl. subst.) + sotho) [AHDEL] Trimis de tavi, 13.09.2007. Sursa:… …   Dicționar Român

  • Basotho — Infobox Ethnic group group = Basotho poptime = 4.3 million (2001 estimate) popplace = South Africa 3,544,304 (2001 Census) Lesotho (c. 1.8 million) langs = Sesotho rels = African traditional religion, ChristianThe Basotho people have lived in… …   Wikipedia

  • Basotho — Die Basotho (Singular: Mosotho) sind ein aus Lesotho stammendes Bergvolk, das im Laufe des 19. Jahrhunderts entstand. Zwischen 1836 und 1848 wurden versprengte Stämme in die Nation des Königs Moshoeshoe I. integriert, so dass die Bevölkerung des… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Basotho — Los Basotho son un pueblo que viven en el sur de África desde el siglo XV y hablan el sotho. Este pueblo tiene tres clanes o tribus principales: los Bakoena, los Bataung y los Batlokwa. La nación Basotho (actualmente Lesotho) emergió del genio… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Basotho — noun a member of a subgroup of people who inhabit Lesotho • Hypernyms: ↑African • Member Holonyms: ↑Lesotho, ↑Kingdom of Lesotho, ↑Basutoland * * * Basotho [Basotho] [bəˈ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Basotho — Ba·so·tho (bə sōʹtō, so͞oʹto͞o) n. pl. Basotho or Ba·so·thos 1. A Sotho speaking people of Lesotho and adjacent parts of South Africa. 2. A member of this people.   [Sotho : ba , pl. n. pref. + sotho, Sotho.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Basotho —  The people of Lesotho …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Basotho — n. Bantu speaking African people who live in Lesotho; member of this people …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Basotho — [bə su:tu:] plural noun (sing. Mosotho) the South Sotho people collectively, living chiefly in Lesotho. Origin the name in Sesotho …   English new terms dictionary

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