Listen to this!

Our KKG language instructor, JJ, agreed to videotape this greeting so that you could hear the unique sounds of his “clicking” Khoikhoi language.

JJ speaks KKG

KKG and its variants are spoken by the Nama, the Damara and the San peoples (aka “Bushmen of the Kalahari”). I encourage you to read this Wikipedia article about KKG to learn more.

 

Author: Chris

Until recently, I served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Namibia focused on Community Economic Development. Before that, I was a high-tech executive, small business owner, consultant and business broker.

4 thoughts on “Listen to this!”

  1. Hi Chris,
    Fantastic blog!! What an incredible journey you are on. I have been enjoying following your blog very much!! The work you are doing in Namibia is life changing and so selfless!! Keep up the AMAZING work, it’s people like you that make this world a much better place!!
    Cheers!!

  2. Chris,
    It’s been wonderful keeping abreast of your journey as a PC volunteer. I know it will be a life-changing experience for you and one you’ve been interested in for so many years. So glad you came to a time in your life where you could follow this dream. I’m enjoying learning from your posts — thanks for taking the time to keep up all up to date and for including the photos and videos which provide so much depth to vicariously enjoying, and learning from, your experience.

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