South Sotho Language Services

For the past decade, Multilingual Connections has been assisting businesses and other organizations in acquiring the expertise needed in the language of South Sotho. We provide excellent South Sotho translation, transcription and interpretation services at competitive rates. In addition, our translation and localization work is available from South Sotho to English, as well as from English to South Sotho. We even provide language services between South Sotho and numerous other languages.

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South Sotho is one of 11 official languages of South Africa and one of two official languages in Lesotho.

The Importance of South Sotho

South Sotho, otherwise known as Sotho, Sesotho and Southern Sotho, is one of the 11 official languages of South Africa and one of two official languages in Lesotho. It is also an official language in Zimbabwe. As the world’s largest producer of platinum South Africa’s mining industry is very strong and organizations with mining partners in South Africa benefit greatly from experienced South Sotho language specialists.

South Sotho Translations

Our South Sotho translators are native speakers with an understanding of metaphors, idioms and different dialects. Not only do they use the latest technology to ensure speed and accuracy of translations, but they are all certified by the American Translators Association or their home countries’ equivalent. We also take care to ensure that the South Sotho translators we work with have an understanding of specialized and technical fields. Our translators have the background necessary to translate even the most difficult texts.

South Sotho Transcriptions

Multilingual Connections offers the highest quality, and most affordable, audio and video transcriptions. You can count on us as your partner for South Sotho transcriptions. We offer a broad range of transcription service options, including monolingual transcription, interpretive transcription and double-column transcription. Whether it is legal proceedings, market research or something else you need transcribed, we make sure that you are paying for exactly what you need and nothing else.

South Sotho Interpretations

Multilingual Connections offers South Sotho interpretation services that are available 24 hours a day. In person and over the phone interpretation services can be scheduled for many different settings including conferences, legal settings and business meetings. The interpreters we work with are certified South Sotho interpreters and are native speakers qualified to interpret particular fields and industries.

About the South Sotho Language

There are over 5 million native speakers worldwide, and nearly 8 million people in South Africa speaking it as a foreign language. The name of the language as defined by the United Nations is Sesotho, and it is often referred to as South Sotho to distinguish it from Northern Sotho. It is part of the Niger-Congo language family, uses the Latin alphabet.

South Sotho Dialects

There are no discernible dialects of South Sotho, due to the heavy borrowing between languages in the region. However, a similar language is the Nguni language of Phuthi, spoken by people of mixed Nguni and Sotho–Tswana ancestry. It has been influenced enough by South Sotho to almost be considered a dialect. However, because there is no mutual intelligibility between them, Phuthi cannot be termed a dialect of South Sotho.

Why Use Multilingual Connections for Your South Sotho Language Needs

We offer professional translation, transcription and interpretation services, and the work will always done by certified professionals with backgrounds in the fields that need to be translated. Our cost-effective pricing is based on the language and what service you need us to provide, and the work we do always results in a high-quality outcome.

Contact Multilingual Connections to Get Started

Contact us today, and we will answer any further questions you may have and move quickly to set you up with our South Sotho language services.