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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Interestingly, however, the South African coat of arms features a phrase in Xam, a now-frozen Khoisan language (that is to say, it exists in written form, but no living speakers remain), potentially implying the growing perception of the importance of Khoisan history and culture in the greater South African identity.
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.