Sotho

noun
So·​tho | \ ˈsō-(ˌ)tō How to pronounce Sotho (audio) \
plural Sotho or Sothos

Definition of Sotho

1a : any one of the Sotho languages and especially Sesotho
b : a group of closely related Bantu languages of Lesotho, Botswana, and northern South Africa
2 : a member of a group of southern African peoples whose language is Sotho

First Known Use of Sotho

1928, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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Cite this Entry

“Sotho.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sotho. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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