ISICAMTHO 
Also known as
Camtho, Iscamtho and historically as Tsotsitaal

Introduction
Based on Zulu or Sesotho with heavy codeswitching and many Afrikaans and English words. This 'language' is spoken mainly in urban areas of South Africa and is based on the language Tsotsitaal spoken in townships in the 1980s.

CLASSIFICATION:
Family: Bantu (or rather Ntu) Language Family
Group: South Eastern Bantu (or rather Ntu)
Subgroup: Sotho/Zulu

Tsotsitaal (also Fly taal or Flaai taal has been described as an Afrikaans based creole)

VARIETIES: None recorded

Speakers
No clear estimate
 

Internet Links
ETHNOLOGUE: Camtho
ETHNOLOGUE: Tsotsitaal
Isicamtho poetry


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J. Olivier (2009)
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