Languages of Namibia
Namibia, despite its scarce population, is home to a wide diversity of languages, from multiple language families: Indo-European, Bantu, and the various Khoisan families. During apartheid Afrikaans, G...
Languages of Namibia - Wikipedia
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Ovambo language
Ovambo, also known as Wambo or Ambo, is a dialect cluster in Angola and northern Namibia, of which the written standards are Kwanyama and Ndonga.The native name is Oshiwambo, which is also used specif...
Ovambo language - Wikipedia
Tswana language
Tswana or Setswana is a language spoken in Southern Africa by about 6.1 million people. It is a Bantu language belonging to the Niger–Congo language family within the Sotho languages branch of Zone S ...
Names for the Dutch language
Because of the turbulent history of both the Netherlands and Belgium (mostly because of the frequent change of economic and military power within the Low Countries), the names that other peoples have ...
Taa language
Taa /ˈtɑː/, also known as !Xóõ (!Khong, ǃXoon – /kǃxóŋ/, /ˈkoʊ/), is a Khoisan language known for its large number of phonemes, perhaps the largest in the world. Most speakers live in Botswana, but a...
ǂ’Amkoe language
ǂ’Amkoe, formerly called by the dialectal name ǂHoan (ǂHȍã, ǂHûân, ǂHua, ǂHû, or in native orthography ǂHȍȁn), is a severely endangered Kx'a language of Botswana. West ǂ’Amkoe, Taa (or perhaps the Ts...
Herero language
The Herero language (Otjiherero) is a language of the Bantu family (Niger–Congo group). It is spoken by the Ovaherero and Ovambanderu in Namibia (206,000) and Botswana as well as by small communities ...
Herero language - Wikipedia
Zemba language
Zemba (Dhimba) is a Bantu language spoken mainly in Angola where the language has about 18,000 speakers, and also in Namibia with some 4,000. It is closely related to Herero, and is often considered a...
Uncleftish Beholding
Uncleftish Beholding (1989) is a short text written by Poul Anderson. It is written using almost exclusively words of Germanic origin, and was intended to illustrate what the English language might l...
German as a foreign language
The German language is one of the most widely spoken of the languages of Europe. German is one of the official languages of the European Union, and one of the three working languages of the European C...
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Dutch language
Dutch ( Nederlands ) is a West Germanic language and the native language of most of the population of the Netherlands, and about sixty percent of the populations of Belgium and Suriname, the...
Dutch language - Wikipedia
Philippine English
Philippine English is the variety of English used in the Philippines by the media and the vast majority of educated Filipinos. English is taught in schools as one of the two official languages of the ...
Porglish
Porglish or Portuglish (referred to in Portuguese as portinglês – [pɔʁtʃĩˈɡles], [puɾtĩˈɡleʃ] – or portunglês – [poʁtũˈɡles], [puɾtũˈɡleʃ]) refers to various types of language contact between Portugue...
Sekele language
Sekele (Vasekele, the Angolan Bantu name), or Northern ǃXuun (Northern Ju); also known by the outdated term ǃʼOǃKung (ǃʼO ǃuŋ, [ǃˀoːǃʰũ]) "Forest ǃKung" and in one source as Maligo (Sekele Maligo), is...
!Kung language
!Kung /ˈkʊŋ/ (!Xuun), also known as Ju, is a dialect continuum (language complex) spoken in Namibia, Botswana, and Angola by the ǃKung people. Together with the ǂHoan language, it forms the proposed K...
German language
German (Deutsch [ˈdɔʏtʃ]) is a West Germanic language. It derives most of its vocabulary from the Germanic branch of the Indo-European language family. A number of words are derived from Latin and Gre...
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Kx'a languages
The Kx'a languages, also called Ju–ǂHoan, are a family established in 2010 linking the ǂ’Amkoe (ǂHoan) language with the ǃKung (Juu) dialect cluster, a relationship that had been suspected for a decad...
English language
English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca. It is an official language of almost 60 sovereign states and the most commonly sp...
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South Mbundu language
Umbundu, or South Mbundu (autonym úmbúndú), one of two Bantu languages of Angola called Mbundu (see Kimbundu), is the most widely spoken language of Angola. Speakers are known as Ovimbundu, who const...
Namlish
Namlish (a portmanteau of the words Namibian and English) is a form of English spoken in Namibia. English is the country's official language since Independence in 1990. Because it is the second or thi...
Juǀ'hoan dialect
Juǀʼhoan (also rendered Zhuǀʼhõasi, Dzuǀʼoasi, Zû-ǀhoa, JuǀʼHoansi), or Southeastern ǃXuun (Southeastern Ju), is the southern variety of the !Kung dialect continuum spoken by about 30,000 people in th...