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ID a Name b 08 Khoisanic
ID a 08
Attributes
Page f 75
LSName g KHOISANIC
LSType h zone
Grouping i phylo
IsNotional j no
Notes k covers the "Central Khoisan" grouping (part of the "wider Khoisan" hypothesis); comprising 2 sets of languages (= 14 outer languages) spoken by herding or hunter-gatherer communities in Southwestern Africa, in and around the Kalahari desert: 08-A NAMA+ HAINL'UM 08-B KWADI The symbols used conventionally to transcribe consonantal clicks in many language-names within zones 08= and 09= are recorded in column 3, but these symbols have been converted to Latin alphabetic characters for the spelling and indexing of reference-names (all names in column 2, and bold names in column 3) as follows: p'=bilabial click ʘ c'=dental click / t'= dento-alveolar click ǁ q'=retroflex click ! l'=lateral click //.
Scale n 5
Statistics
2 Sets • 3 Chains • 4 Nets • 14 OuterLanguages • 85 InnerLanguages • 5 Dialects • 89 Leaves • 7 ISO-639-Relatives
Relatives
ISO-639 A ISO-639-5-Collective-khi Khoisan
GeoEntity C Angola | Botswana | Namibia | South Africa | Zambia
2 Nodes assigned
1 08-A Nama + Hainl'Um
2 08-B Kwadi

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