gauta

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Sesotho word (South African orthography): gauta
Sesotho word (Lesotho orthography): khauta

Noun class: 9
Subject concord: e

English translation: gold

Derivative(s)/Related word(s): Gauteng (Province in South Africa)
Origin: Probably from Afrikaans word "goud".
Example of usage: Morekisi o rekisa gauta. (The salesman sells gold.)
Alternative spellings: kgauta
Similar words/phrases: Nkwe ya Gauta (Golden Leopard - South Africa's highest military decoration)