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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 151-180 and notes to items 151-180],   pp. 25-29


Page 25

151. livre [livres] a 6crire
/ writing-book
152. livre a l'ire / a book
153. laver les mains* /
to wash the hands


smackyet-
gumarebiad =
sama kayit gu
- a wara bind
'mon livre ou
je dois 6crire'*
smateregumare-
janck =
sam t64re bu
sea wara jang
'mon livre que
je dois lire'
raghen =
raxas 'decrasser,
laver certaines
parties du
corps', raxasu
'se laver les
mains


deff6-terre
= deftere
'book'


brohoumacrath/
brouhoumacatra
= b&#-ia
'foreign writing
material,paper'
krata6 'leaf of
paper, sheet'


torade-allah =
tor-aa-de Alla
pray to God'*


lahou-yongb =
? lanya 'wash
utensils, not
hands', junngo
'hands'


coguohary
[zatiaba]
koguara 'go
and wash',
ns9-tbawa
'fingers'*


enhuioue canhoue
hou6 doubazy
boden =
elb assy =
? 1 'wash', asi
hands' *


154. marcher / to walk


155. malade / sick


doch-holl =
doxal 'marche !


raguend =
rhgg na 'il
est tres aminci'*


medo-hyaha =
4iro/me~a yaha
II am walking'
ognia-huy =
o nyawii 'he
is ill'


onanty/on-anssy
= -nw&&
'he walks'


ohiarynrawahou
= yare na
wawu 'he is
ill and has
died'


ozon =
zbn


my-gui-ozon =
? *


156. mort / dead


de haina =
dee na 'il
est mort'


mahy-i6 =
(o) wmayii '(he)
has died,is dead'


-25-


ouahou =
wawu 'he is
dead'


ecou =
kil


 


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