Va Pedi

© Dr Peter Magubane
Va Pedi khale aku hlamuseriwa vanhu lava vulavulaka xiSotho vale xifundzheni xa Mpumalanga na Northern Province e Afrika Dzonga. Masiku lawa mintlawa leyi yi cinciwile yivuriwa Northern Sotho. Va Pedi, tani hilaha switwisisekaka hakona, va xiphemu xa tindzhawu ta Highveld ta va Sotho lava tshamaka ekusuhi na Polokwane (Pietersburg). Swintlawa ntlawani swin’wana swa Northern Sotho, leswi swotala swinga tshama swilawuriwa hi va Pedi, hileswi kumekaka eka vaSotho va Lowveld naswona ehansi ka tintshava ta Drakensberg, xikan’we na VaSotho vale vuhuma dyambu eka ndzhawu ya Mapulaneng, ku kongoma e Lydenburg.Translated by Ike Ngobeni

Development in Pedi Society

Loko vangase hluriwa hima British, va Pedi va susiwile kuya eka tindzhawu leti hlayisiweke ximfumo. Ekusunguleni akuri eka kaya nkulu ra va Pedi, Sekhukhuneland. Xikan’we na xiphemu...more

Gender Division in Pedi Society

Kuya hi xintu, ndzhavuko wa va Pedi wuhambanyisa swinene swiyimo kuya hi rimbewu. Leswi swive na xiave swinene eka swiphemu swotala swa vutomi bya vanhu, kusuha eka swaku boha...more

History of the Pedi

E maninginingini ya matimba ya vona va Pedi kumbe Maroteng, ehansi ka vurhangeri bya Thulare (kwalomu kava 1790—1820), ava tshamela kuya pfilunganyisa vanhu lava avatsama...more

Individual Development of the Pedi

Kufana na vanhu hinkwavo lava vulavulaka tindzimi ta xintima, vukati bya xiPedi (lenyalo) abyi endli leswaku vuxaka exikarhi ka vanhu byiva ximfumo ntsena: swikhumba ntlawa wa vanhu...more

Pedi Arts and Crafts

Swokhavisa swankoka swa xi Pedi swikatsa timbita, ku penda tiyindlu, swivatliwa (ngopfu ngopfu swo endla ngoma), tinsimbi xikan’we na vuhlalu. Vunanga bya ndzhavuko...more

Pedi Social Organisation

Kufana na vaSotho na vaTswana, va Pedi, eka minkarhi liya ya khale, vahanyile eka miganga leyikulu leyi ayi avanyisiwa hi mintlawa ya kgoro leyi ayiri exikarhi ka muti kuya hi vutswari...more

Political Organisation of the Pedi

Va Pedi vatshama vava na vulawuri ehenhla ka tindzhawu totala leti atiri ekusuhi na milambu ya Limpopo, Vaal na Komati, matimba yavona aya sukela exikarhi laha namuntlha kutivekaka...more

The Female Pedi Initiation Process

Hisiku leri madlala (ngoma) ya majaha ya va Pedi bogwera loko yihela, tikhomba byale (ta vaxisati) ta nghena. Kuya ntsena vanhwenyana lavaha kusungulaka ku mila misisi exihundleni...more

The Male Pedi Initiation Process

Nkarhi wa ngoma, lowu awuri (nasweswi wahari) hi xixika nkarhi hinkwawo, awuya hivukona bya n’wana kumbe ntukulu wa hosi exikarhi ka swigwamatshuku. Akuri yena murhangeri wa...more

The Pedi of South Africa

Kuya hi ndzhavuko lowu tivekaka, va Pedi vanga landzelerisiwa kukondza hiya fika e Maroteng, swihluke swa va Kgatla, namuntlha i xirho xa nkoka xa va Tswana....more