It's spelled hottentot and that's considered derogatory now. They prefer to be called the Khoekhoen. Their language is called Nama, not hottentottish and is nothing like how pirates talk. It's related to !Xóõ.
The khoisan languages are spoken by people such as the Hottentot and the !Kung.
by Eddy December 23, 2003
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an ancient tribe in africa that speaks hottentottish similar to the pirat language
a crazy jumping black person that uses spears to hunt food
by hotten July 05, 2003