Don't miss the piglix.com special BONUS offer during our Beta-test period. The next 100 new Registered Users (from a unique IP address), to post at least five (5) piglix, will receive 1,000 extra sign-up points (eventually exchangeable for crypto-currency)!

* * * * *    Free piglix.com Launch Promotions    * * * * *

  • Free Ads! if you are a small business with annual revenues of less than $1M - piglix.com will place your ads free of charge for up to one year! ... read more

  • $2,000 in free prizes! piglix.com is giving away ten (10) Meccano Erector sets, retail at $200 each, that build a motorized Ferris Wheel (or one of 22 other models) ... see details

Sotho Braille

Afrikaans Braille
Type
alphabet
Languages Afrikaans
Parent systems
Braille
  • South African
    • Afrikaans Braille
Print basis
Afrikaans alphabet
Sotho Braille
Tswana Braille
Type
alphabet
Languages Sotho, Northern Sotho, Tswana
Parent systems
Braille
  • South African
    • Sotho Braille
Print basis
Sotho alphabet
Tswana alphabet
Venda Braille
Type
alphabet
Languages Venda
Parent systems
Braille
  • South African
    • Venda Braille

Several braille alphabets are used in South Africa. For English, Unified English Braille has been adopted. Nine other languages have been written in braille: Afrikaans, Ndebele, Sotho, Northern Sotho, Swazi, Tswana, Venda, Xhosa, and Zulu. All print alphabets are restricted to the basic Latin alphabet, with diacritics in some cases; the braille alphabets are likewise basic braille with additional letters to render the diacritics.

The Nguni languages – Ndebele, Swazi, Xhosa, and Zulu – have no diacritics and will not be discussed further. The braille diacritics are shared by South African languages and are described in the sections that follow.

Punctuation for all South African braille alphabets is as in English Braille.

Afrikaans has braille cells for acute, ; grave, ; circumflex, ; and diaeresis, :

Sotho and Tswana treat the caron (haček) as an acute:


...
Wikipedia

1,000 EXTRA POINTS!

Don't forget! that as one of our early users, you are eligible to receive the 1,000 point bonus as soon as you have created five (5) acceptable piglix.

...