Languages of Lesotho

Languages Of Lesotho

The landlocked southern African country of Lesotho, an enclave in South Africa, is home to several languages, including English, Phuthi, Sotho, Xhosa and Zulu—all, except for English, belong to the Niger–Congo language family.

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Languages Of Lesotho - Minority and Immigrant Languages
... to number 248,000 as of 1993, speak Zulu, one of the eleven official languages of South Africa ... Phuthi, a Nguni language closely related to Swazi, an official language of South Africa and Swaziland, is spoken by 43,000 Basotho (as of 2002) ... Xhosa, another Nguni language and official language of South Africa, is spoken by 18,000 people in Lesotho ...

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