English name: Swati
Other names: Swazi
ISO code: ss
Spoken in the following countries: South Africa (Official), Swaziland (Official)
SiSwati is one of the official languages of South Africa, and is also
an official language of Swaziland (along with English).
There are 1,194,430 (2.66 %) first language speakers [2001 census data] in South Africa.
SiSwati is a member of the "Nguni" language group, and is most closely related to isiZulu, isiNdebele and isiXhosa.
SiSwati language family tree.
South African Oxford Multilingual Primary Dictionary (Nguni) (OUPSA)
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