Bantu language (dialect of Sotho) of the Tswana people spoken in Southern Africa (Botswana and parts of South Africa)
n : the dialect of sotho spoken by the tswana people in botswana [syn: tswana, setswana, sechuana]
[File:South Africa Tswana speakers proportion map.svg|thumb|Geographical distribution of Setswana in South Africa: proportion of the population that speaks Setswana at home. ]] [File:South Africa Tswana speakers density map.svg|thumb|Geographical distribution of Setswana in South Africa: density of Setswana home-language speakers. ]] Tswana or Setswana is a language spoken in Southern Africa by about 4.5 million people. It is a Bantu language belonging to the Niger–Congo language family within the Sotho languages branch of Zone S (S.30), and is closely related to the Northern- and Southern Sotho languages, as well as the Kgalagadi language and the Lozi language.
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Tswana ( Setswana
) is a Bantu language spoken in Botswana, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe.
It is most closely related to two other languages in the Sotho language group, Sotho
(Southern Sotho) and Northern Sotho (Sesotho sa Leboa). It has also been known as Beetjuans, Chuana (hence Bechuanaland), Coana, Cuana, and Sechuana.
1. the dialect of Sotho spoken by the Tswana people in Botswana
(synonym) Tswana, Sechuana
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