Language name and location: ǁGana, Ghanzi district Botswana [Refer to Ethnologue]

言名称和分布地区加那语, 博茨瓦纳西部杭济区和东部奎嫩区


1. /wi

2. /ám

3. ng(!)ona

4. /aṁ/amchira


Linguist providing data and dateː Mr. Mark Rosenfelder, The Author of the website "Numbers from 1 to 10 in over 5000 languages", Chicago, USA, October 7 2023.

提供资的语言: Mr. Mark Rosenfelder, 2023 年 10 月 7 日.


Other comments: ǁGana is one of Botswana's indigenous languages. It belongs to the Western branch of the Central Khoesan group of languages. Not much is known about the syntax of this language, which is now facing extinction. "Before 1997, ǀGui and ǁGana used to live in Xade and other settlements inside the Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR). According to [Hiroshi] Nakagawa, ǀGui speakers in the mid-1990s were found scattered to 15 settlements. In April 2000, Akira Takada counted 1002 speakers of Gǀui and ǁGana at New Xade (Kxoenssakene)" ǁGana has only recorded traditional numerals from 1 to 4 years ago. New data for numbers after four is required. 


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