See also: xhosa

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Etymology edit

Borrowed from Xhosa (ísí)Xhosa (Xhosa language) and (úḿ)Xhosa (Xhosa person), where the sequence xh denotes a click (/ˈǁʰoːsa/):


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Xhosa (countable and uncountable, plural Xhosas or Xhosa)

  1. (countable) Any member of a Bantu people from South Africa, most of whom live in the Eastern Cape.
  2. (uncountable) The language of these people, a Bantu language related to Zulu.

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References edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Oxford Advanced learner's Dictionary
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Xhosa” (US) / “Xhosa” (UK) in Macmillan English Dictionary.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Xhosa”, in Unabridged,, LLC, 1995–present.

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