Definition of Kung in English:

Kung

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Pronunciation: /kʊŋ
 
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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.

adjective

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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.

Origin

Khoikhoi !Kung, literally 'people'.

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