User avatar
Posts: 3469
Joined: 2007-11-09, 12:06
Real Name: ジョナタン ザ グレート
Location: Salt Lake City
Country: US United States (United States)


Postby Æxylis » 2009-12-03, 8:17

I've been interested in trying to learn a little bit about this language lately as it fascinates me.
Does anything know anything about it or where I may be able to obtain some resources on the language?
In case you don't know what language Khoikhoi is, it's commonly known as Hottentot and comprises the "khoi" part of the Khoisan language family. (san being the name for the language that's spoken by the "bushmen" people) It is commonly known for it's use of clicks... one of the main reasons it fascinates me :D
Если хочешь говорить со мной по скайпу, мой скайп нейм - jaakuuta
If you want to speak with me on Skype, my Skype name is jaakuuta

User avatar
Posts: 119
Joined: 2008-02-11, 18:02
Gender: female
Location: none
Country: GB United Kingdom (United Kingdom)

Re: khoikhoi

Postby unzum » 2009-12-11, 15:12

Have you seen the youtube videos teaching a bit of Khoikhoi? Nice for getting an idea of how it sounds.
Learning: [flag]ja[/flag] [flag]zh.Hans[/flag] [flag]yue.Hant[/flag] (hiatus)
Some day: [flag]ko[/flag] [flag]mn[/flag] [flag]vi[/flag] [flag]km[/flag] [flag]de[/flag] [flag]ms[/flag] [flag]bn[/flag]
Abandoned: [flag]fr[/flag]
Translations: Balinese lessons & Sundanese lessons

User avatar
Massimiliano B
Posts: 1817
Joined: 2009-03-31, 10:01
Real Name: Massimiliano Bavieri
Gender: male
Location: Lucca
Country: IT Italy (Italia)

Re: khoikhoi

Postby Massimiliano B » 2020-06-10, 16:32

In these sites there is some learning material for Khoikhoi (also Khoekhoegowab or Nama): ... o-journal/

You can find here also a short "Teach yourself Nama". ... l-67647986 (Peace Corps language course)

Return to “African Indigenous Languages”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest