Xhosa language


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Xhosa language:

see Bantu languagesBantu languages,
group of African languages forming a subdivision of the Benue-Niger division of the Niger-Congo branch of the Niger-Kordofanian language family (see African languages).
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The new dinosaur, named Ngwevu intloko - which means grey skull in the Xhosa language - has been described from a single fairly complete specimen with a remarkably well-preserved skull.
Hombakazi - which means beautiful girl in her native Xhosa language - was a force of nature.
In the Xhosa language, she referred to her grandfather by his clan name: "Go well, Madiba.
In the Xhosa language, she referred to her grandfather by his clan name as she bid him farewell: "Go well, Madiba.
As he demonstrated so seductively when he was a recent guest on QI, he is fluent in the Xhosa language with all its mellifluous clicks.
You might have seen black South African comedian Trevor Noah seducing both Stephen Fry and Sandi Toksvig last month on QI when he sang them a snippet from The Click Song which is sung in the distinctive Xhosa language.
LIVE AT THE APOLLO (9.30pm BBC1) YOU might have seen South African comedian Trevor Noah seducing both Stephen Fry and Sandi Toksvig last month on QI when he sang them a snippet from The Click Song which is sung in the distinctive Xhosa language. As Live At The Apollo returns for a new series Noah's the last act on the bill and if you didn't think there could possibly be a funny side to Apartheid or racial stereotyping he's about to prove that there is.
LIVE AT THE APOLLO BBC1, 9.30pm YOU might have seen South African comedian Trevor Noah seducing both Stephen Fry and Sandi Toksvig last month on QI - when he sang them a snippet from The Click Song, which is sung in the distinctive Xhosa language.
Vicki Carstens, a Professor in MU's College of Arts & Science and Chair of MU's interdepartmental linguistics program, was planned to coincide with the visit of Xhosa language scholar Dr.
The name means AohopeAo in the Xhosa language, Principal Zilindile Thambo said.
Its real value lies in the magnificent exploitation of the intricacies of the Xhosa language. The writer reveals and reflects the cognitive orientation of the Xhosa, and this is done in grand style.
JP: It's just fascinating how the Xhosa language has this "click" sound.