kgosi

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Tswana kgosi.

Noun[edit]

kgosi (plural kgosis or dikgosi)

  1. A tribal chief among the Tswana people of southern Africa.
    • 2006, Susan Williams, Colour Bar, Penguin 2007, p. 295:
      Then Rasebolai said that, as was customary, he would ask the visiting dikgosi to speak.
    • 2007, Mmegi, 1 Jun 07:
      Botswana National Front President, Otsweletse Moupo said he had no doubt that Motshidisi would serve the Palapye community well as kgosi.

Tswana[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kgosi CLASS 9 (plural dikgosi)

  1. chief, chieftain; king