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Almada, André Alvares d', fl. 1594, et al. / Brief treatise on the rivers of Guinea
Part II (1984)

[Notes for chapter 17]


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...sem lhe custar dinheiro".


...costing them a penny".


SAPE PROVERB      Cf. modern Temne    Qmkatin "they-eat
people free-of-charge".
In 1582,tke Englisk obtained at Sierra Leenefrom a Pertuguese
infermanta short vocabulary of tke "Guiy languago",i.e.,Temne;
and this included *esat 'aeate',of.aodern Temne u-sen 'animal,-eat'.


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