!Ora: A Language of Symphonic Clicks
Praising his language, Mukalap, a native southern African sent greetings in the late 1930s to an audience of European delegates at the Third International Congress of Phonetic Sciences in Ghent. Hear a recording of Mukalap's greeting highlighting the distinctive clicking language of the Bushmen in this National Geographic Magazine Online Extra.
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Speech, Cultural Awareness, Linguistics, Anthropology, Geography
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