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The Tswana or Setswana leid is spoken in Soothren Africae bi aboot five million fowk.[1]

Setswana
Setswana
Native tae Botswana, Sooth Africae, Zimbabwe, Namibie
Ethnicity Batswana
Native speakers
(4.1 million in Sooth Africae (2011)
1.1 million in Botswana citit 1993)[1]
unkent nummer in Zimbabwe
7.7 million L2 speakers in Sooth Africae (2002)[2]
Laitin (Tswana alphabet)
Tswana Braille
Offeecial status
Offeecial leid in
 Botswana
 South Africa
 Zimbabwe
Leid codes
ISO 639-1 tn
ISO 639-2 tsn
ISO 639-3 tsn
Glottolog tswa1253[3]
Linguasphere [http://linguasphere.info/?page=linguascale&linguacode=99-AUT-eg 99-

ReferencesEedit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Setswana at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Webb, Vic. 2002. "Language in South Africa: the role of language in national transformation, reconstruction and development." Impact: Studies in language and society, 14:78
  3. Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Tswana". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.