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Nama

[nah-mah, -muh]
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noun, plural Na·mas, (especially collectively) Na·ma. for 1.
  1. a member of a Khoikhoi people of Namaqualand, in SW Africa.
  2. the language of the Nama.
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Examples from the Web for nama

Historical Examples

  • His nama ws Hiesus, t is Hlend, foran e h gehl ealle a e on hine rihtlice gelyfa.

    The Homilies of the Anglo-Saxon Church

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  • 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"

    Virginia Tracy


British Dictionary definitions for nama

Nama

Namaqua (nəˈmɑːkwə)

noun
  1. plural -ma, -mas, -qua or -quas a member of a Khoikhoi people living chiefly in Namaqualand
  2. the Khoikhoi language spoken by this people, belonging to the Khoisan familySee also Damara
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Derived FormsNaman or Namaquan, noun, adjective

usage

Nama is the generally accepted noun and adjetive to refer to members of the Khoikhoi people
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