Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A member of a traditionally nomadic hunting people of southwest Africa.
  • n. Any of the Khoisan languages of the San.

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  • proper n. A member of the ethnically distinct, short-statured nomadic people of southern Africa.
  • proper n. Any of a dozen related Khoisan languages spoken by the San.
  • proper n. A river in southeastern Poland and western Ukraine.

Etymologies

Nama : sa, to pick up from the ground, gather + -n, common gender pl. suff.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

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