Khoisan

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Compound of the name of two tribes, the pastoral Khoi (formerly Hottentots) and the hunter-gatherer San (formerly Bushmen).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: Khoi‧san
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈkɔɪsɑːn/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈkɔɪˌsɑn/
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Proper noun[edit]

Khoisan

  1. The group of Southern African indigenous people, comprising the Khoi and San. Indigenous to the semi-desert regions.
  2. The group of languages associated with the Khoisan including Nama, ‡Hõã, ǃKung, ǃXũũ, Ju/’hoan, and ‡Kx’auǁ’ein.

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Noun[edit]

Khoisan (plural Khoisans or Khoisan)

  1. A member of the Khoi or San people.

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Etymology[edit]

Compound of the name of two tribes, the pastoral Khoi (formerly Hottentots) and the hunter-gatherer San (formerly Bushmen).

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Proper noun[edit]

Khoisan ? c

  1. Khoisan, people.

Khoisan ? n

  1. Khoisan, group of languages.