Cultural Influence on Language in South Africa

Exhortations With Shazzy

I would like to kick-start Week 4 with how culture has birthed and influenced up to 11 official languages in South Africa.
Our nation is most commonly known as being rich in culture and diversity. We believe in the fact that the beauty of our nation lies within our variety.

We have 11 official languages in South Africa. Most of these languages are divided into two main groups. There is the Nguni group which includes isiXhosa, isiSwati, isiNdebele, and isiZulu. The Nguni languages sound more or less the same. The only difference is that the Xhosa language generally uses more clicks which includes ( xs, qs, ca, etc ). Followed by the Zulu language which uses the same clicks but has a lesser effect.

The other dominant group includes Sepedi, Sesotho, and Setswana.
They belong to the same group and have many words borrowed from each other. If you can…

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