from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A Sotho language spoken in Lesotho, where it is the national language, and in South Africa, where it is an official language.

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  • proper n. A Bantu language spoken mainly in Lesotho and in the Free State and Gauteng provinces of South Africa.
  • proper n. An African ethnic group, which speaks this language, properly called the Basotho.
  • proper n. An individual member of this group, properly referred to as a Mosotho.
  • adj. In or pertaining to the Sesotho language.
  • adj. Pertaining to the Basotho people or culture, or language.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the dialect of Sotho spoken by the Basotho; an official language of Lesotho


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