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Hair, P. E. H. (Paul Edward Hedley); Barbot, Jean, 1655-1712 / Barbot's West African vocabularies of c. 1680
(1992)

[items 31-60],   pp. 6-9


Page 6

31. donnez moy a boire
/ give me saoe drink


manianan =
may ma nea nsan
'donnte-mi, je bois'


32. je m'endors /
I'm sleepy
[I'm falling asleep]
33. il fait chaud /
'tis hot


34. mettez le aux fers
/ put him in irons


35. ameons [ ains]
a pecher /
fishing hooks
36. ananas [fruit) /
ananas* [pineapples]
37. aveugle / blind


38. aiguille [a coudre]
/ needles (sic)


guinguela
maguiou =
j&Igal ma diw
'enchaine-moi tel
individu'
delika = ?*
ananas
bamosn = ?*


poursa =
pusb/purs6/pirsb
'needle'


1 occan-hyard6
= ridb   yarde*


warn-hiend6 =
? wulan hannde
'it's hot today'
ouargui4 hyelle
cassede = maol
getelle (e) koe
'put shackles on
legs'
wmeide (sing.)
ananas
gouznib =
gwio -blind
person
messelael =
meselal
'needle'


namy-ahain =
nk mi Whn
'give me sane
drink/liquor'
my-dcmelb = ml
d,'amon 'we sleep


mypoty guenda-fogh
= ? + gan 'irons'


aqupwa/aquou-va =
Obkwaba 'fishing
hooks'
anansi
nenny offoura =
n'ani afura
'he is blind'
adrobbh =
dbrzb)kia
'needle of local
manufacture'


yebode = yovb
'white man' + ?*


39. arc / bough [bow]


cahlah =
xala


baharou =
0%argV/aharu
Oahru 'quiver'


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otta =
0-ta*


 


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