Sotho
noun (plural Sotho or Sothos) Date: 1928 1. a. any one of the Sotho languages and especially Sesotho b. a group of closely related Bantu languages of Lesotho, Botswana, and northern South Africa 2. a member of a group of southern African peoples whose language is Sotho

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  • SOTHO — ou SOUTH Répartis largement à travers l’Afrique australe, les Sotho présentent, malgré leur dispersion géographique, une grande homogénéité culturelle et linguistique. Les Sotho du Sud peuplent le Lesotho et les territoires adjacents de l’Afrique …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Sotho — Sotho,   Basuto, zwei kulturell nahe verwandte, durch eigenständige historisch soziologische Entwicklung getrennte Bantuvölker im südlichen Afrika. Von den etwa 4,1 Mio. sehr einheitlichen Südsotho (Seshoeshoe) leben 2,1 Mio. in der Provinz… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Sotho — may refer to:*The Sotho people (or Basotho ), an African ethnic group principally resident in South Africa and Lesotho. *The Sotho language ( Sesotho or Southern Sotho ), a Bantu Language spoken in southern Africa, an official language of both… …   Wikipedia

  • sotho — SÓTHO subst. 1. s.n. Familie de limbi bantu, incluzând tswana (2), vorbită în sudul Africii. ♦ (p. ext.) Oricare dintre limbile aparţinătoare familiei sotho. 2. s.m. Membru al populaţiei vorbitoare a limbilor sotho (1). (cf. engl. sotho <… …   Dicționar Român

  • Sotho — [sō′thō, sō′tō] n. pl. Sothos or Sotho 1. a member of a group of peoples living in S Africa 2. the group of Bantu languages of these peoples …   English World dictionary

  • Sotho — (Suto), die Sprache der Basuto (s. d.) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Sotho — Der Begriff Sotho fasst verschiedene Ethnien der Bantu zusammen. Ihre Sprachen bilden die Gruppe der Sotho Sprachen (auch Soto Tswana Sprachen), die wiederum zur Gruppe S unter den Zentral Süd Bantusprachen gehören. Es handelt sich um einen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sotho — Basotho Basotho Écolier Basotho Populations significatives par régions …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Sotho — /sooh tooh, soh toh/, n., pl. Sothos, (esp. collectively) Sotho for 3. 1. a group of closely related Bantu languages spoken in Lesotho and South Africa. 2. any of the Sotho languages, esp. Sesotho. 3. Also called Basuto. a member of any of a… …   Universalium

  • Sotho — I noun 1. a member of the Bantu people who inhabit Botswana, Lesotho, and northern South Africa and who speak the Sotho languages • Hypernyms: ↑Bantu • Member Holonyms: ↑Botswana, ↑Republic of Botswana, ↑Lesotho, ↑Kingdom …   Useful english dictionary

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