Tsonga language

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Tsonga
Changana
Xitsonga
Native to Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, Zimbabwe
Region Limpopo, Mpumalanga
Native speakers 3.7 million  (2006)
Language family
Official status
Official language in  South Africa
Language codes
ISO 639-1 ts
ISO 639-2 tso
ISO 639-3 tso
Guthrie code S.53 (S.52)[1]
Linguasphere 99-AUT-dc incl. varieties 99-AUT-dca...
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Tsonga is a language of Bantu origin spoken primarily in South Africa and Mozambique. It is also known as Changana or Xangana.

References[change | edit source]

  1. Jouni Filip Maho, 2009. New Updated Guthrie List Online