SAlanguages.com : website dedicated to the languages of South Africa

SAlanguages.com - South African languages website

 

The Republic of South Africa has eleven official languages and prides itself on its diversity. This website is concerned with the languages (official and non-official) spoken in South Africa. Use the hyperlinks below to get more information on specific languages or language issues.

Also visit the Linguistics Society of Southern Africa site.


Season's Greetings in all the official languages
New additions to the list of names
Inserting Tshivenda diacritic symbols into MS Word

 

 
The 11 official languages of South Africa:

Afrikaans
English
IsiNdebele (Ndebele)
IsiXhosa (Xhosa)
IsiZulu (Zulu) 
Northern Sotho (Sepedi)
 
Sesotho (Southern Sotho)
Setswana (Tswana)
SiSwati (Swati)
Tshivenda (Venda)
Xitsonga (Tsonga)


Naming conventions:
More on the language names
 
Non-official
Fanagalo
 
IsiCamtho (Tsotsitaal)
Khoe, Nama and San
Lobedu
Northern Ndebele
Phuthi
Sign Language

Heritage languages
African
European
Religious


Extinct languages
 

 

 

Language data and issues
- Language statistics
- Language legislation
- Language distribution maps
- Multilingualism in South Africa
- Language & Media
- Language & Education

Lists
- Multilingual phrases
- Person names

- Place names
- Language timeline

Other information
- SA national anthem
Study languages
Spelling checks
Software
Online dictionaries
Study Languages
 

Other Links
Other links
Fonts
Fonts
 

Search this site or the WWW

 

 

J. Olivier (2011)




 

eXTReMe Tracker