1790tr. ofLe Vaillant’s Trav.II. 236The Hottentots name this antelope nou, preceded by that..clapping which I have already mentioned. It was probably this clapping which induced Colonel Gordon to add a g to the proper name, which renders the pronunciation of it almost the same.
1841B. ShawMemorials 23The Namacqua language, though in some respects different, is evidently of the same origin with the Hottentot; and abounds with the peculiar clapping of the tongue.
Unfortunately you are using a browser that is either outdated or not supported.
To view the content of dsae.co.za with full functionality, please use the latest version of one of the browsers hyperlinked below.