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Afrikaans
[afr] 13,000 in Swaziland (2006 J. Leclerc). Status: 5 (Dispersed). Classification: Indo-European, Germanic, West, Low Saxon-Low Franconian, Low Franconian. Comments: Non-indigenous. Spoken by people of Dutch descent from South Africa.

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English
[eng] 7,500 in Swaziland (2006 J. Leclerc). L2 users: 50,000 in Swaziland (Crystal 2003a). Status: 1 (National). Statutory national language (2005, Constitution, Article 3(2)). Classification: Indo-European, Germanic, West, English. Comments: Non-indigenous. Taught in all government and private schools.

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Swati
[ssw] 980,000 in Swaziland (2010 J. Leclerc). Total users in all countries: 4,724,200 (as L1: 2,324,200; as L2: 2,400,000). Status: 1 (National). Statutory national language (2005, Constitution, Article 3(2)). Alternate Names: Isiswazi, Ngwane, Phuthi, Siswati, Swazi, Tekela, Tekeza. Dialects: Baca, Hlubi, Phuthi (Sephuthi). Classification: Niger-Congo, Atlantic-Congo, Volta-Congo, Benue-Congo, Bantoid, Southern, Narrow Bantu, Central, S, Nguni (S.43). Comments: Glossonym: Siswati in Swati, Swazi in Zulu [zul]. Highly educated. Christian, traditional religion.

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Tsonga
[tso] 19,000 in Swaziland (Johnstone 1993). Status: 5 (Dispersed). Alternate Names: Changana, Shitsonga, Xichangana, Xitsonga. Classification: Niger-Congo, Atlantic-Congo, Volta-Congo, Benue-Congo, Bantoid, Southern, Narrow Bantu, Central, S, Tswa-Rhonga (S.53). Comments: Non-indigenous.

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Zulu
[zul] 76,000 in Swaziland (Johnstone 1993). Status: 5 (Dispersed). Alternate Names: Isizulu, Zunda. Classification: Niger-Congo, Atlantic-Congo, Volta-Congo, Benue-Congo, Bantoid, Southern, Narrow Bantu, Central, S, Nguni (S.42). Comments: Non-indigenous.

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