‡Hua

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A language of Botswana

Alternate Names
Eastern ‡Hoan, |Hua, |Hû, ‡Hoa, ‡Hoan, ‡Hoã, ‡Hua-Owani, ǂHua
Population

30 (Brenzinger 2013b), decreasing.

Location

Kweneng district: southern Kalahari desert.

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Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Dialects

‡Hua, Sasi.

Typology

SOV; genitives before noun head; adjectives, numerals, demonstratives, relatives after noun head; tonal.

Language Use

Elderly speakers only.

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

Different from ‡Hoan (Western ‡Hoan) dialect of !Xóõ [nmn].

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