Hottentot


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Hottentot

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1. another name for the Khoikhoi people
2. any of the languages of this people, belonging to the Khoisan family
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The native races of South Africa: a history of the intrusion of the Hottentots and the Bantu into the hunting grounds of the Bushmen, the aborigines of the country.
Hottentot golden moles (Amblysomus hottentotus) are a group of small, blind, highly specialised mammals commonly found in sub-Saharan Africa.
Ottentoti derived from the Italian word ottentotto, meaning Hottentot, and referred to the language of the Khoiskhoin peoples of South Western Africa and Namibia.
Louis Smith is not the Hottentot Venus (18) and we have, hopefully, moved forward as a society from such gross and primitive displays.
The most famous spot is Suicide Gorge in the Hottentot mountains outside Cape Town - just don't let the name put you off
Several mini-histories could stand alone within this chapter including sections on Saartjie Baartman (the Hottentot Venus), the history of black lingerie in popular film, and the psychoanalytic theories of Lacan, Freud and Bataille, but standing at the center of it all is a provocative discussion of black lingerie's racialized content both in its production and consumption
Two small groups speak languages of the Khoisan family peculiar to the Bushman and Hottentot peoples.
Epics usually begin with an introduction to the characters and themes, and Parks follows this structure by having the characters introduce The Venus, themselves, and one another in side-show fashion in the overture; however, immediately following the introductions, The Negro Resurrectionist announces, "I regret to inform you that thuh Venus Hottentot iz dead" (3).
Bats may be at risk from flooding, but could benefit from warmer weather, while alien plant species such as the three-cornered leek, Bermuda buttercup and Hottentot fig could spread inland from their coastal position.
There is also the threat of Mediterranean plants becoming invasive such as the Hottentot fig on the sea cliffs of South and West Wales.
Barnum's "Wild Man of Borneo," trained to roar and drink animal blood (Adams 166-67, Frost 66), and Sartje Baartman, billed as "The Hottentot Venus" and ordered to move around in her cage more like a bear than a woman (Garland Thomson 71-72).
BUTTOCKS: The most impressive bums generally belong to the Hottentot and Bushman tribes of Africa.