Definition of Otjiherero in English:

Otjiherero

(also Ochiherero, Otshi-herero, Otyiherero)

noun

  • The Bantu language spoken by the Herero people of Namibia, Botswana, and Angola.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Royal Geographical Society of London. From Herero Otjiherero the Herero language from otji-, class prefix forming language names + Herero.

Pronunciation

Otjiherero

/ˌɒtʃɪhəˈrɛːrəʊ/