Southern Ndebele: Morphosyntactic Microvariation

Southern Ndebele (S407) is a Bantu language spoken in South Africa by 1.1 million speakers. As one of the official languages of South Africa, the speech in this archive is based on the Ndzundza dialect spoken in the Mpumalanga province.


Parameters with examples

MASILELA, Piet, SHINAGAWA, Daisuke, and MATHIBELA, Bafana (2021) South Ndebele (S407), 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. 257-331. [doi: 10.15026/99967]

This database contains recordings of a list of sentences in Southern Ndebele.

• 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

0019 Southern Ndebele (audio)    201.8MB   31.3min   Audio   2021.03.01
Southern Ndebele    1.05GB   -   Text, Plots   2021.03.01