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Tixo, noun

Forms:
Thico Thixo, TikquoaShow more Also Thico Thixo, Tikquoa, Tuiqua, Uteco, uThico uThixo, Utika, Uti’ko, Utiko, Utixo.
Origin:
Xhosa, KhoikhoiShow more Xhosa uThixo God, from Khoikhoi Tixwa or Tiqua, see quotations 1803 and 1827.
Used first among the Khoikhoi, and subsequently among Xhosa-speakers (the word having been adopted by missionaries): the traditional Supreme Being; the Christian God; also used as a mode of address in prayer, and as an interjection; Qamata. Cf. Modimo, umvelinqangi, Unkulunkulu. See also uhlanga.
1731 G. Medley tr. of P. Kolben’s Present State of Cape of G.H. I. 29The Hottentots say...That they (sc. their First Parents) were sent into their Country by God himself, whom they call Tikquoa.
1990 [see igqira].
the traditional Supreme Being; the Christian God; also used as a mode of address in prayer, and as an interjection; Qamata.

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