ǂ’Amkoe is a Kx'a language is spoken in parts of southeastern Botswana. In 2015 there were maybe 50 speakers of ǂ’Amkoe, which is also known as ǂHoan, ǂHȍã, ǂHûân, ǂHua, ǂHû, or ǂHȍȁn

The majority of ǂ’Amkoe speakers were born before 1960, and not all of them still speak the language fluently. Younger people speak other languages such as Gǀui, Kgalagadi or the Ngwato dialect of Tswana.

ǂ’Amkoe is spoken in three different areas of southeastern Botswana, each of which has its own dialect:

ǂ’Amkoe alphabet and pronunciation

ǂ’Amkoe alphabet and pronunication

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Information about the ǂ’Amkoe alphabet and pronunciation compiled by Wolfram Siegel

Sample recordings in ǂ’Amkoe


Information about ǂ’Amkoe

Kx'a languages

ǂ’Amkoe (ǂHoan), Ekoka !Kung, Gǀui, Juǀʼhoan

Languages written with the Latin alphabet

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