Siswati: Morphosyntactic Microvariation

Siswati (S43) is a Bantu language spoken in South Africa, Eswatini, Lesotho and Mozambique by about 2.3 million speakers. As one of the official languages of South Africa, the speech in this archive is based on the Siswati variety spoken in the Mpumalanga province.


Parameters with examples

NKUNA, Khulisile Judith, GIBSON, Hannah, JEONG, Kyoungwon, NYAMBI, Bongane, and KHOZA, Sikhumbuzo Sibusiso (2021) Siswati (S43), In: Lee, Seunghun J., Yuko Abe, and Daisuke Shinagaw (eds.) Descriptive materials of morphosyntactic microvariation in Bantu vol. 2: A microparametric survey of morphosyntactic microvariation in Southern Bantu languages. Tokyo: ILCAA. pp. 193-256. [doi: 10.15026/99966]

This database contains recordings of a list of sentences in Siswati.

• All files are annotated at the word level.
• All samples below are for illustrative purposes.
For citing the archival materials, use this link.
• Original recordings that are available upon request are in 16bit and 44.1KHz. [Audio Request Form]

ICULD ID Categories   Size Duration (approximate) Description Last modified

0018 Siswati (audio)    130.5MB   23.6 min   Audio   2021.03.01
Siswati (plots and metadata)    1.13GB   -   Text, Plots   2021.03.01