Tswana

noun

Tswa·​na ˈ(t)swä-nə How to pronounce Tswana (audio)
plural Tswana or Tswanas
1
: a member of a Bantu-speaking people of Botswana and the Republic of South Africa
2
: the language of the Tswana people

Word History

First Known Use

1930, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Tswana was in 1930

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Cite this Entry

“Tswana.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tswana. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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