1989R. Finlayson Changing Face of isiXhosa. (Unpubl. thesis, Unisa) 2There is no way of us ascertaining just when the Khoi and San-speaking people first had an impact on the Xhosa, but earliest records note the click (or clack) sounds as an intrinsic part of the language.
1989R. Finlayson Changing Face of isiXhosa. (Unpubl. thesis, Unisa) 4Certain Khoi morphemes have been adopted into Xhosa and hence we have suffixes such as -rha, -sha and -sholo in the language.
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