|Native to||South Africa|
Bhaca (Baca) is a Bantu language of South Africa. Traditionally considered a dialect of Swati, it is closer to Zulu, Phuthi and Xhosa. It is spoken southeast of Lesotho, where Sotho, Xhosa and Zulu meet, mainly around Mount Frere, Mzimkhulu, and to a lesser extent in Mount Ayliff, Matatiele, Harding, Bulwer, Underberg, Highflats, Umzinto, Umzumbe and Ixopo.
- Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Bhaca". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
- Jouni Filip Maho, 2009. New Updated Guthrie List Online
- Jordan, Archibald C. (1942). "Some features of the phonetic and grammatical structure of Baca". Masters dissertation. University of Cape Town.
- Swazi at Ethnologue (16th ed., 2009)
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Note: The Guthrie classification is geographic and its groupings do not imply a relationship between the languages within them.