Khoisan language


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Noun1.Khoisan language - a family of languages spoken in southern Africa
natural language, tongue - a human written or spoken language used by a community; opposed to e.g. a computer language
Hottentot, Khoikhoi, Khoikhoin - any of the Khoisan languages spoken by the pastoral people of Namibia and South Africa
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In the Khoisan language !Xun of southwestern Africa there is a morphological unit which provides a paradigm case of a multifunctional category.
A central facet of these concerns regards the use of Khoisan languages. Of South Africa's eleven official languages (which include English, Afrikaans and nine Bantu languages), not one is a Khoisan language.
Written in the Khoisan language, this literally means Diverse people unite'.
Translated from the Khoisan language, Uri means 'jump' and well describes the leap of faith required by Smith to design, finance and manufacture the all-terrain-vehicle.
Indeed, all three verbs may, as a set, participate in the extension to such markers, as in the Khoisan language Kxoe (cf.