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A language in which clicks are used.
- ‘No click language has been given status as an official language in South Africa (although Nama is recognised in Namibia).’
- ‘When I started my language research in 1997, very few of the youth knew that they had parents or grandparents who could speak a click language.’
- ‘Bushmen speak in a peculiar click language and are very gifted in the arts of storytelling, mimicry, and dance.’
- ‘Sindebele is a click language of the Nguni group of Bantu languages.’
click language/klik ˈlaNGɡwij/
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