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Creator: Joffe, David
Abstract: Information about some South African languages, about Swahili and Ciluba (Luba-Kasai) (Congo-Kinshasa). For Swahili, Sheng and Northern Sotho / Sepedi, you will find a dictionary. Besides general information (location, number of speakers etc.) there are poems or short stories, links to radio transmitters, infos on characters for the computer or books about the respective languages. [editors ilissAfrica]
Table of contents: • Kiswahili (Swahili)
>> Swahili - English Dictionary | Kamusi ya Kiswahili - Kiingereza
>> Sheng - English Lexicon | Msamiati wa Sheng - Kiingereza
• Sotho:
>> Sesotho sa Leboa (Northern Sotho; Sepedi)
>> Northern Sotho - English Dictionary | Pukuntšu ya Sesotho sa Leboa - Seisimane
>> Explanatory Sesotho sa Leboa Dictionary | Pukuntšutlhaloši ya Sesotho sa Leboa
>> Sesotho (Southern Sotho)
>> Setswana
• Nguni:
>> isiZulu (Zulu)
>> isiXhosa (Xhosa)
>> isiNdebele (Ndebele)
>> SiSwati (Swati)
>> Tshivenda (Venda)
>> Xitsonga (Tsonga)
>> Afrikaans
>> South African English
• Tshivenda short story and two poems
• South African Language Statistics.
• Meanings of place names in South Africa.
• Meanings of commonly used phrases/expressions,
• Cilubà
• TshwaneLex Dictionary Writing System
Keywords: African languages; Africa South of the Sahara; Pidgin languages; Swahili; Nothern Sotho / Pedi / Sepedi / Sesotho sa Leboa; Venda
Countries: Africa. General Resources
Subject areas: Language » Languages of African Origin
Resource type: Dictionaries;
Manuals, Checklists, Guidelines, Teaching Material, Tutorials;
Individual Software
Language: English
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