Shangaan


Shangaan
['ʃaŋgα:n]
noun (plural same or Shangaans)
1》 a member of the Tsonga people of southern Africa.
2》 the Bantu language of the Shangaan.
Origin
prob. named after the founding chief Soshangane.

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