Definition of Kung in English:


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Pronunciation: /kʊŋ

noun (plural same)

1A member of a San (Bushman) people of the Kalahari Desert in southern Africa.
2 [mass noun] The Khoisan language of the Kung, with about 10,000 speakers.


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Relating to the Kung or their language.
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  • The Kung Bushmen of the Kalahari revere the praying mantis as a divine messenger.


Khoikhoi !Kung, literally 'people'.

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