Gariepine, adjective

Origin:
Khoikhoi, EnglishShow more Khoikhoi Gariep name for the Orange River + English adjective-forming suffix -ine.
obs.
Of or pertaining to the Khoikhoi or San; of these two peoples collectively. See also Khoisanoid (Khoisan).
Note:
For a note on the Khoikhoi-San division, see Khoikhoi.
1857 Cape Monthly Mag. II. Sept. 183The Hottentot or Gariepine race was met by Europeans landing on the south-western promontory. These Gariepine people speak a tongue of a different order.
c1863 L. Grout in E.M. Bliss Encycl. of Missions (1904) 314The Gariepine tongue of the southern extreme belongs to the same family as the old Egyptian and Coptic, the Berber, and Ethiopic.
1872 T.M. Thomas 11 Yrs in Central S. Afr. 149The other great division of the South African tribes is called the Gariepine race, and is that which includes the Hottentot and the Bushman races.
1887 J. Mackenzie Austral Afr. II. 458Comparative philologists..use the term ‘Gariepine’ to mean the yellow people living in South Africa.
Of or pertaining to the Khoikhoi or San; of these two peoples collectively.
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