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Title:Wazezuru names and their meanings
Author:Marapara, M.
Year:1954
Periodical:Nada: The Southern Rhodesia Native Affairs Department Annual
Volume:31
Pages:7-9
Language:English
Geographic term:Zimbabwe
Subjects:Zezuru dialect
Bantu languages
names
Abstract:The true African name of a child is chosen by the midwife, or the grandparents of the child, with great skill and subtlety. The author gives a list of Boys' names and girls' names which will be of interest to students of Wazezuru customs. (Zezuru is a cluster of the Shona group).
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