Sesotho

  • (noun): The dialect of Sotho spoken by the Basotho; an official language of Lesotho.
    Synonyms: Basuto

Some articles on sesotho:

Sotho Tonology
... Sesotho Phonology Tonology Grammar Parts of speech Nouns Concords Verbs Deficient verbs Orthography Notes All examples marked with ‡ are included ... If a table caption is marked then all Sesotho examples in that table are included in the audio samples ... a discussion of the differences between the two see the notes on Sesotho orthography ...
Sotho Tonology - Tonal Rules - Typology
... between the tonal processes found in Sesotho and isiZulu (█ = isiZulu, █ = Sesotho) Sesotho and isiZulu tonal effects Bounded Unbounded Spread ▄ ▄ Shift █ █ In the table ... Sesotho has basic bounded spread (High Tone Doubling) and isiZulu has basic unbounded shift ... Bounded shift in Sesotho occurs as the cumulative effect of bounded right tone spread (High Tone Doubling) and Left Branch Delinking, while various forms of spreading may occur in isiZulu if the ...
Sotho Parts Of Speech
... Sesotho Phonology Tonology Grammar Parts of speech Nouns Concords Verbs Deficient verbs Orthography Notes The orthography used in this and related articles is that of South ... For a discussion of the differences between the two see the notes on Sesotho orthography ... Hovering the mouse cursor over most italic Sesotho text should reveal an IPA pronunciation key (excluding tones) ...
Sotho Orthography - Limitations
... as Thomas Mofolo's Chaka), the current Sesotho orthography does exhibit certain (phonological) deficiencies ... some overlap between many distinct morphemes and formatives, as well as the final vowels of Sesotho verbs in various tenses and moods ... is the complete lack of tone marking even though Sesotho is a grammatical tone language ...
Sotho Orthography
... Sesotho Phonology Tonology Grammar Parts of speech Nouns Concords Verbs Deficient verbs Orthography Notes The orthography used in this and related articles is that of South Africa, not Lesotho ... of the differences between the two see the notes on Sesotho orthography ... Hovering the mouse cursor over most italic Sesotho text should reveal an IPA pronunciation key (excluding tones) ...