Tsoa

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A language of Botswana

Alternate Names
Chuwau, Chware, G||abake, Gabake-Ntshori, Haitshuari, Hietshware, Hiochuwau, Hiotshuwau, Kwe, Kwe-Etshori Kwee, Kwe-Tshori, Masarwa, Sarwa, Sesarwa, Tati, Tati Bushman, Tshuwau, Tshwa
Population

3,000 in Botswana (2006). Population total all countries: 6,540.

Location

Central District, especially Mahalapye, Serowe subdistricts; Northeast District. Primarily cattleposts and settlements. Also in Zimbabwe.

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Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Language Use

Used by few children.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 15–29 years 25% in Tswana [tsn], 20% in English; 30–54 years 2% in Tswana, 2% in English; 55 and older 0%.
Other Comments

Nomadic. Traditional religion, Christian.

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