URL:
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                 Summary: Adjective of Botswana
                 Project: Freeciv
            Submitted by: dmarks
            Submitted on: Fri 03 Jun 2011 06:00:15 PM PDT
                Category: rulesets
                Severity: 3 - Normal
                Priority: 7 - High
                  Status: None
             Assigned to: mixcoatl
        Originator Email: 
             Open/Closed: Open
                 Release: 
         Discussion Lock: Any
        Operating System: None
         Planned Release: 2.3.0

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Details:

In the Botswana ruleset, the adjective demonym is currently "Motswana" while
the plural is "Batswana". From a brief round of googling, I could conclude
that while Batswana is the correct and official plural demonym, Motswana is a
strictly singular adjective which I don't think is appropriate as 'name' in
Freeciv. I'm not an expert in Bantu languages though. =)

Why don't we go with the Anglicized 'Botswanan'/'Botswanans' instead? It's
acceptable according to http://www.thefreedictionary.com/Botswana and various
Wikipedia articles.




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