Swazi leid

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Swazi
SiSwati
Native tae Swaziland, Sooth Africae, Lesotho, Mozambique
Native speakers
2.3 million (2006–2011)[1]
2.4 million L2 speakers in Sooth Africae (2002)[2]
Laitin (Swazi alphabet)
Swazi Braille
Signed Swazi
Offeecial status
Offeecial leid in
 Sooth Africae
 Swaziland
Leid codes
ISO 639-1 ss
ISO 639-2 ssw
ISO 639-3 ssw
Glottolog swat1243[3]
S.43[4]
Linguasphere 99-AUT-fe

The Swazi or Swati leid (Swazi: siSwati [siswatʼi]) is a Bantu leid o the Nguni group spoken in Swaziland an Sooth Africae bi the Swazi fowk.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Swazi 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). "Swati". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  4. Jouni Filip Maho, 2009. New Updated Guthrie List Online