kgotla

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Tswana kgotla.

Noun[edit]

kgotla (plural kgotlas)

  1. Any of several types of public meetings in a Botswana village, especially involving a gathering of tribal elders; also the place where such a meeting is held.
    • 2009, The Botswana Gazette, 11 Aug 2009:
      Speaking at the Mochudi main kgotla after the graduation of at least 1 281 initiates, Kgafela said though there were few challenges, the exercise had been successful.

Tswana[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kgotla CLASS 9/10 (plural dikgotla)

  1. tribal assembly, kgotla