2 edition of Some Xhosa idioms and expressions found in the catalog.
Some Xhosa idioms and expressions
Benjamin Ezra Nuttall Mahlasela
by Institute of Social and Economic Research, Rhodes University in Grahamstown
Written in English
|Statement||B. E. N. Mahlasela.|
|Series||Occasional paper - Institute of Social and Economic Research, Rhodes University ; no. 22, Occasional papers (Rhodes University. Institute of Social and Economic Research) ;, no. 22.|
|LC Classifications||PL8795.2 .M3 1977|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||49 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||49|
|LC Control Number||79345339|
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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mahlasela, Benjamin Ezra Nuttall. Some Xhosa idioms and expressions. Grahamstown: Institute of Social and Economic Research, Rhodes University, Title.
Some Xhosa idioms and expressions. Issue 22 of Occasional papers, Rhodes University Institute of Social and Economic Research. Author. Benjamin Ezra Nuttall Mahlasela.
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Some Xhosa idioms and expressions in SearchWorks catalog Skip to search Skip to. Xhosa Folk-Lore: Proverbs And Figurative Expressions. Sacred Texts Africa Index Previous Next. Kaffir (Xhosa) Folk-Lore, by George McCall Theal, , at PROVERBS AND FIGURATIVE EXPRESSIONS.
THE language of a Kaffir is adorned with figurative expressions, some of which are readily understood by an Englishman, but others, when literally interpreted, are to us.
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