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Extinct: no
Family: Niger-Congo
Branch: Bantu
Continent: Africa
Country: South Africa
Region: Transvaal, south and central. Also spoken in Botswana.
Countries Where Spoken: 3,840,000 in South Africa (1995 The Economist). Population total both countries 3,851,000.
Countries Where Official: South Africa
Native Speakers: 3,840,000
Speakers Total: 3,851,000
Phrasebase members who speak Pedi at a native level: 0
Phrasebase members who speak Pedi at a conversational level: 0
Phrasebase members primary language they are trying to learn is Pedi: 0
Phrasebase members secondary language they are trying to learn is Pedi: 0
Three Letter Code: SRT
Summary: Dialects Pai, Kutswe, and Pulana are more divergent and sometimes called "Eastern Sotho." National language. Newspapers, radio programs. Bible 1904-1951.

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