TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «XHOSA»
The term «Xhosa» is quite widely used and occupies the 29.956
position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary
Quite widely used
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «XHOSA»
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This volume establishes the background to this poetic re-emergence, preserving and transmitting the voice of the Xhosa poet.
Surveys the culture, history, and contemporary life of the Xhosa people of South Africa.
Oral Poetry: Aspects of a Black South African Tradition
This book, first published in 1983, was the first detailed study of the Xhosa oral poetry tradition.
beer drinking rituals: power, practice and performance ...
Using an anthropological analysis based on a combination of Bourdieus practice theory with the anthropology of performance, this book demonstrates the way beer drinking rituals worked towards these aims, the various types of rituals that ...
The World and the Word: Tales and Observations from the ...
Accompanying the stories are Zenani’s detailed commentaries and analyses and Scheub’s striking photographs of her in performance.
Nongenile M. Zenani, 1992
proverbs and metaphors
"The oral tradition of the Xhosa-speaking people of South Africa is rich in metaphor, figures of speech, and proverbs, 90 of which are included in this collection.
Zolile Calana, Patrick Holo, 2002
Companion for Health-care Professionals
A phrase book for health-care professionals who need to communicate with Xhosa-speaking patients.
Beverley Kirsch, Silvia Skorge, Nosisa Matsiliza, 1996
Mud Chic: Lifestyle and Inspiration from the Xhosa
People of ...
In Xhosa culture the headman and elders of a tribe hold the key to all knowledge.
Sindiwe Magona, Ingrid Corbett, 2006
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Beverley Kirsch, Silvia Skorge, 2010
Naming Among The Xhosa
Of South Africa
The work also incorporates other recent and relevant onomastic studies in particularly Southern African communities. This book should be of great value to names scholars working in Southern Africa, as well as further afield.
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «XHOSA»
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Maties to create fund promoting Xhosa
Johannesburg - Stellenbosch University on Sunday announced that it would create a fund to assist in the development of Xhosa as an academic language, ... «News24, May 15»
Xhosa king wants Zwelithini's salary
Recently crowned Xhosa King Zwelonke Sigcawu and his advisors have said that all of South Africa's kings should be paid the same as Zulu King Goodwill ... «iAfrica.com, May 15»
Kids can win with Xhosa stories
Xhosa-speaking children have until Friday 24 July to enter the Puku ... the competition not only celebrates and preserves the Xhosa language and rich heritage ... «News24, May 15»
AmaXhosa king's coronation celebrations begin
Nqadu, 15 May 2015 - The royal Xhosa prince has asked that government extend the kind treatment afforded to the Zulu kings to kings of other nations. «eNCA, May 15»
Zuma addresses land claims issue at Xhosa king's coronation
Nqadu - President Jacob Zuma said on Friday that the first coronation of a Xhosa king marked the end of the painful era and ushered in a new beginning of ... «News24, May 15»
Penis transplant offers hope to Xhosa victims of botched circumcisions
Every year, thousands of South African Xhosa youths leave their parents to spend weeks in the care of traditional leaders at an initiation school where they are ... «Stuff.co.nz, Apr 15»
Xhosa daily launched in Eastern Cape
INDEPENDENT Newspapers' quest to capture market share in the Eastern Cape began in earnest this week, when it launched Xhosa daily Ilisolezwe. «BDlive, Apr 15»
Botched Ritual Circumcision Leads To World's First Penile Transplant
It began with a ritual circumcision for a teenager in South Africa, from the Xhosa tribe. And it ended with the world's first penile transplant, completed in ... «NPR, Mar 15»
Strong case for vernacular titles in SA
To prove this, in 2012 I re-established a Xhosa newspaper titled Isigidimi, which was to test the waters for a possible PhD proposal on transforming the media in ... «Independent Online, Mar 15»
Bible Society disputes Xhosa tag
Durban - The Bible Society of South Africa has disputed claims that the current version of the Zulu Bible was translated from Xhosa and not from “biblical” ... «Independent Online, Jan 15»