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Xhosa

or Xosa

[koh-suh, -zuh, kaw-] /ˈkoʊ sə, -zə, ˈkɔ-/
noun, plural Xhosas (especially collectively) Xhosa for 1.
1.
a member of a Nguni people of eastern Cape Province, Republic of South Africa.
2.
the Bantu language of the Xhosa.
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Xhosa

/ˈkɔːsə/
noun
1.
(pl) -sa, -sas. a member of a cattle-rearing Negroid people of southern Africa, living chiefly in South Africa
2.
the language of this people, belonging to the Bantu group of the Niger-Congo family: one of the Nguni languages, closely related to Swazi and Zulu and characterized by several clicks in its sound system
Derived Forms
Xhosan, adjective
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