The Ju /’hoan Tsumkwe (San) Dialect Trilingual Children’s Picture Dictionary

The Ju /’hoan Tsumkwe (San) Dialect Trilingual Children’s Picture Dictionary
The Ju /’hoan Tsumkwe (San) Dialect Trilingual Children’s Picture Dictionary
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The Ju|'hoan are the San people from the Tsumkwe region and this picture dictionary has been compiled to bring you a record of this exquisite African first nations language and culture, beautifully illustrated by the Ju|'hoan people themselves. It comes with an interactive CD and pronunciation guide that will have you !clicking in no time. Learn about indigenous knowledge – medicinal plants, folklore, family systems, philosophies, skills, music, as well as local food. This picture dictionary is trilingual – English, Afrikaans and Ju|'hoan -  and forms part of a move to preserve the heritage of this precious language and culture before it is lost forever.


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Authors: Kerry Jones, Tsemkgao Fanie Cwi

  • Original artwork and Illustrations by the Ju|'hoan people
  • Includeds CD and pronunciation guide
  • Trilingual: Ju|'hoan, English, Afrikaans
  • Wonderful way for kids to learn about the San culture and language
  • Raise awareness about the tapestry of cultures in South Africa
  • Paperback / softback
  • 136 pages

Winner of the ATKV’s “Woordwystoekenning vir Woordeboeke en Taalgidse” award

About the Ju|'hoansi

There are approximately 11 000 mother-tongue speakers of Ju|'hoansi in Namibia and Botswana that use the language on a daily basis. Ju|'hoansi is closely related to another San language called !Xun which is spoken in South Africa by approximately 6 000 people in the Northern Cape area. So practically speaking, to speak Ju|'hoansi would be a useful tool to have should you want to collaborate with the South African !Xun.

||Ae !kau dharia ke ka kokoxui juasi kosin si oosi.

Hou jou mense, jou taal en jou kultuur na aan mekaar.

Hold your people, your language and your culture tightly together


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