Venda leid

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Native taeSooth Africae, Zimbabwe
RegionLimpopo Province
Native speakers
1.3 million (2011 census)[1]
1.7 million L2 speakers in Sooth Africae (2002)[2]
Laitin (Venda alphabet)
Venda Braille
Signed Venda
Offeecial status
Offeecial leid in
 Sooth Africae
Leid codes
ISO 639-1ve
ISO 639-2ven
ISO 639-3ven
S.20 (S.21)[4]
Linguasphere99-AUT-b incl. varieties
99-AUT-baa to 99-AUT-bad
South Africa 2011 Venda speakers proportion map.svg
Geographical distribution o Tshivenda in Sooth Africae: proportion o the population that speaks Tshivenda at hame.
South Africa 2011 Venda speakers density map.svg
Geografical distribution o Tshivenda in Sooth Africae: density o Tshivenda hame-leid speakers.
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Venda, an aw kent as Tshivenḓa or Luvenḓa, is a Bantu leid an an offeecial leid o Sooth Africae.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

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