Northern Sotho
Pedi
Sesotho sa Leboa
Sepedi (nso)
Sebirwa (brl)
Setswapo (two)
Country South Africa
Region Gauteng, Limpopo, Mpumalanga
Speakers
4.7 million (2011 census)
9.1 million L2 speakers (2002)
Family
Dialects
  • Pedi
  • Lobedu (Kgaga)
  • Gananwa (Tlokwa)
  • Kopa (Ndebele-Sotho)
  • Birwa
  • Tswapong
  • ? Phalaborwa
  • ? Kutswe (East Sotho)
  • ? Pai (East Sotho)
  • ? Pulana (East Sotho)
Writing
Latin (Sotho alphabet)
Sotho Braille
Sign Lang.
Signed Pedi
AreaTransvaal, south and central. Also in Botswana.
Language Sites
ISO 639-2 nso
ISO 639-3 Variously:
nso – Pedi etc.
brl – Birwa
two – Tswapong
Glottolog nort3233  North Sotho + South Ndebele
Pedi
Person Mopedi
People Bapedi
Language Sepedi
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