- a member of a Khoikhoi people of Namaqualand, in SW Africa.
- the language of the Nama.
Examples from the Web for nama
Historical Examples of nama
His nama ws Hiesus, t is Hlend, foran e h gehl ealle a e on hine rihtlice gelyfa.
Nu cwe se halga Gregorius, t sum arwure munuc ws on am earde Licaonia, swie eawfst, his nama ws Martirius.
Witodlice Godes nama is lmihtig, foran e h mg ealle ing gefremman.
On re tide ws sum oer witega on Iudea-lande, his nama ws Abacuc, se br his ryfterum mete to cere.
Tak' dem to capo in testa for show extrra gooda faith in nama da Arma of Zhoostees."Persons Unknown"
- plural -ma, -mas, -qua or -quas a member of a Khoikhoi people living chiefly in Namaqualand
- the Khoikhoi language spoken by this people, belonging to the Khoisan familySee also Damara