Definition of Sandawe in English:

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Pronunciation: /sänˈdäwā/


1 (plural same or Sandawes) A member of an indigenous people of Tanzania.
Example sentences
  • They were called to Tanzania, Africa to work with an unreached people group, the Sandawes.
2The Khoisan language of the Sandawe.
Example sentences
  • The language of the Sandawe people is very different from their neighbours', as Sandawe is classified as a Khoisan, or click language.


Relating to the Sandawe or their language.
Example sentences
  • The herding and tilling of the immigrant peoples, with their metal implements and weapons, upset the Sandawe way of life and sources of food.

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Syllabification: San·da·we

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