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ALso "Loincloth". It is an animal skinned, skirt like covering, worn by men in Southern Africa, in ancient culture. The longer it was, the more prestige the wearer had. This glossary is not about the bhetshu its self but about the different ways in which the Ndebele language uses this word.

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Direct translation: He covers(vala) with a loin cloth (bhetshu). This means to hide big problems with something small.

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A Zimbabwean term meaning: running awake away frightened. (running scared, as betshu is a traditional animal skinned skirt like covering which was worn by men in the Southern region of Africa.

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