Sotho

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Sotho may refer to:

  • The Sotho people (or Basotho), an African ethnic group principally resident in South Africa and Lesotho.
  • The Sotho language (Sesotho or Southern Sotho), a Bantu Language spoken in southern Africa, an official language of both South Africa and Lesotho.
  • The Northern Sotho language (or Sesotho sa Leboa), a group of related Bantu dialects classed together as an official language of South Africa.
  • The Sotho (S 30, or Sotho–Tswana) language group, a linguistic classification which groups together the related languages Sotho, Northern Sotho, Tswana, and Lozi.
  • The Sotho–Tswana people, a group of southern African ethnic groups with a common history, speakers of languages in the Sotho group.
  • Lesotho, a country in southern Africa entirely surrounded by South Africa.