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any of the Khoisan languages spoken by the pastoral people of Namibia and South Africa

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The linguistic prehistory of southern Africa: Bush, Kwadi, Hottentot and Bantu linguistic relationships.
Again and again they will explain their loose-spending votes by saying in effect, "If we can send billions overseas to help the Hottentots, we can afford to spend adequate funds for our own people's wants" The ballot-box logic of this conclusion is certainly inescapable.
as they have long done in that of the Hottentots and Boors.
Per the course description, during the first week of class, students will memorize constitutive literatures of cultures past, such as those of the Khazars, the Hottentots, the Anasazi.
It is here, surrounded by the encircling mountains of the Hottentots Holland, that she pursues the ever-growing expansion of her hybrid herd.
Since the Italian language press so frequently associated what was considered uncivilized or savage with Zulus and Hottentots, it was unsurprising that Italians perceived themselves as quite the opposite.
About 7,000 years ago, the ancestors of the Hottentots and the Bushmen began moving from the Sahara toward southern Africa.
8) In the nineteenth century, European colonialists in Africa would postulate various lines of fabulous descent to relate the Hottentots, Xhosa, and Zulus to the lost tribes.
Alexander Hamilton wrote that it would be "as ridiculous to seek for [political] models in the simple ages of Greece and Rome as it would be to go in quest of them among the Hottentots and Laplanders.
The area is believed to have been inhabited originally by ethnic groups using a click-tongue language similar to that of Southern Africa's Bushmen and Hottentots.
If I steal his cow, that is good" - this moral rule was attributed by European racists to the Hottentots, an ancient tribe in southern Africa.
If I steal his cow, that is good" -- this moral rule was attributed by European racists to the Hottentots, an ancient tribe in Southern Africa.
THE BACKGROUND for Uwe Timm's novel Morenga is provided by the 1905-7 war in German South West Africa (present-day Namibia) between the German colonial army and the rebellious tribes of Hottentots and Hereros, led by the brilliant and charismatic Morenga.
Meneer, when a baboon laughs at a white woman, and that made the Hottentots laugh at me too.
Mount Rozier Estate is situated on the Schaapenburg slopes at the foothills of the majestic Hottentots Holland Mountains range.