Xhosa is a language used by nearly eight million people throughout southern Africa. It is one of the official languages of South Africa. Xhosa-speaking peoples live along the coastal regions of southeastern Africa. Members of the ethnic group that speaks Xhosa refer to themselves as the amaXhosa and the language is called isiXhosa, or “Xhosa” in English. The broadcasts in Xhosa, and the famous performer of Xhosa songs, Miriam Makeba, popularized Click Songs throughout the world. For more information, review the NALRC Xhosa brochure: http://www.nalrc.indiana.edu/brochures/isixhosa.pdf

Xhosa music video

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