Goringhaiqua, noun

Forms:
Ghoninghayquaas, GoringhaikuaShow more Also Ghoninghayquaas, Goringhaikua, Goringhaikuas, Goringhaiquas.
Origin:
Khoikhoi
historical
Saldanha sense 1 a.
Note:
The Goringhaiqua were occasionally confused with the Goringhaikona.
1670 [see Cochoqua].
1833 S. Afr. Almanac & Dir. 204In consequence of J. van Riebeeck distributing ground to the Dutch Settlers, the Ghoninghayquaas, a Hottentot tribe, commenced war against the Dutch.
1952 H.B. Thom Jrnl of Jan van Riebeeck I. 25‘Those from Saldania’ — the Hottentot tribe known as Goringhaiquas and also alluded to in the Journal as Saldanhamen, Saldanhars, Saldiniers, or Kaapmans.
1989 [see Goringhaikona].
Saldanha1 a.

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