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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 181-210 and notes to items 181-210],   pp. 30-33


Page 30

181. les ongles / the nails
182. un oyseau / a bird


183. un oeuf / an egg


184. pecheur / fisherman


huai =
we yi
arral =


nen =
nen


moll =
M00l


chegguen =
segene/
cegneeji*
'nail/s'
khiolly =
colli 'birds'


whocionde =
gKoxxoonde


kiouballo =
Cub(b)allo
'inferior caste
serving as
fishermen'


ensacougouloty
= ms kdwro-
beti 'thumb'*


eqxvy =
x~i


griffibb6 =
kyerifuwa
oppoffb =
#-pofmi/
apofo
'fisherman/maen'


eny =
houevito =
huevihuto


185. des patates [,fruit]
/ potatoes
186. parler / to speak
187. des poux / lice


188. pisser / to piss


ouache =
wax
teings =
teefi 'pou'


berouch =
? be ruq
'jusqu'au coin
secret'*


halle =
haal-de
bamdy =
bamdi*


haing-hui6 =


boraguiho/
bor6-gayb =
bor$ 'European',
gwyiw 'yam'
orakassa =
0rekas& 'he
is speaking'
egh-huy =
e-dwfw/rn-wvw
'louse/lice'
agghuensho =
gu-nsu 'make
water'*


189. une putain / a whore


guelerbi =


sakke =
? sakke 'member
of inferior
caste of leather-
workers'*
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abrick6re =
Obaal/obea
'female', akydre
'person await-
ing sacrifice'*


heyn-sy =
? ht 'love' (in
certain phrases), si
'wife'*


ha-ouelly =
wji 'sweet
potatoes '*
guefio =
gib =
jo


hovxr-didb =
$I'AOO


 


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