Meaning of Sepedi in English:



mass noun
  • A Bantu language of southern Africa, the main member of the North Sotho group and spoken by about 4 million people. It is one of the official languages of South Africa.

    Also called "Northern Sotho"

    ‘Our questionnaire elicited views on, and experiences of, forced sex and was provided in nine languages: English, Sesotho, Sepedi, Setswana, Setsonga, Tshivenda, IsiZulu, IsiXhosa, and Afrikaans.’
    • ‘The main languages spoken by its supporters are isiXhosa, isiZulu, Sepedi, Setswana and Sesotho.’
    • ‘For Mulholland, it would be tragic or comical for our students to choose another African language such as Sepedi as a second language.’
    • ‘Her poems are crafted about the identity of black people in South Africa and she writes in Setswana and Sepedi.’
    • ‘Southern Sotho utilizes click consonants in some words, while Sepedi does not have clicks.’



/səˈpeɪdi/ /səˈpɛdi/