خوسایي ژبه په انګلیسي Xhosaا په سویلي افریقا د رسمي ژبو له ډلې یوه ده چې کابو ۸ میلیونه ویونکي لري. خوسایي د سویلي افریقا ۱۸ سلنه وګړي جوړوي.

خوسای
isiXhosa
تلفظ کينډۍ:IPA-xh
Native to South Africa
سيمې Eastern Cape, Western Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Northern Cape, Free State
نسل Xhosa
Native speakers

اصطلاحي تېروتنه: د ناپېژندلې ليکنښې لوښه "۲".e18
11 million L2 speakers (2002)[۱]

isiXhosa is one of the official languages in post democratic South Africa.
Latin (Xhosa alphabet)
Xhosa Braille
Signed Xhosa[۲]
رسمي حالت
رسمي ژبه په
کينډۍ:RSA
کينډۍ:ZIM
د ژبې کوډونه
آيسو 639-1 xh
آيسو 639-2 xho
آيسو 639-3 xho
Glottolog xhos1239[۳]
S.41[۴]
Linguasphere 99-AUT-fa incl.
varieties 99-AUT-faa
to 99-AUT-faj +
99-AUT-fb (isiHlubi)
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Proportion of the South African population that speaks Xhosa at home
     0–20%

     20–40%      40–60%      60–80%

     80–100%
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تاریخسمول

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  2. Aarons & Reynolds, 2003, "South African Sign Language", in Monaghan, ed., Many Ways to be Deaf: International Variation in Deaf Communities
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