Definition of Pokot in English:

Pokot

noun

  • 1A member of an East African Nilotic people inhabiting parts of western Kenya and eastern central Uganda; = "Suk".

  • 2The Southern Nilotic language of this people, belonging to the dialect cluster of Kalenjin within the East Sudanic branch of the Nilo-Saharan family.

adjective

  • Of, relating or belonging to, or designating this people or their language.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Geographical Journal. From Southern Nilotic Pokot, self-designation.

Pronunciation

Pokot

/pəˈkɒt/