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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 211-256],   pp. 34-38


Page 34

211. rouge [peinture] /
red


212. rire / to laugh


213. le roy / the king
214. la reine / a queen


logh-oueck =
lu ec
'quelque chose
de blanc'*


raihal =
reeal 'ris !


bourre =
buur
gaaihe =
gaye*


bodeghiounn =
vodee/bcOejua&


ghialde =
jal-de


lahande =
laaidB 'ruler,
chief'
guefoulb6 =
jeefulbe 'title
of chief wife
of notable'


enckhuma/enckhiema
= (O)ntwimn(O)twem
'red clay
coseetic'
ossery =
fserew -he
laughs/laughter
oddikourou/
oddidkourouai =
O-deiir6/0-dfd=6
'town chief
oddikourouai
=          +
? 6-y6L 'wife'


215. de la rassade / bugles
[tubular glass beads]


216. les enfans de la M.R. /
the children of princes


217. siffler / to whistle


218. serpent, coleuvre /
a snake or serpent


hyarack =
? jara bracelet
de perles'
dan6 guaihe =
dokxi gaye
fils de la
reine'


owayleste =
weliis


gu'ann =
jaan


bourely =


byla-hamd6 =
6ii laamdo
'child of chief'


houd6 =


boddy (or)
gorory =
ntidi 'snake',
ngoroori
'adder'


oddikourouba
=       +-dtiir6 4
ba (dimin.)
'child of chief -
echguirama/
eghuirama =
o-hwira
'whistling'
ohoub =


eque =
io


acoozou-vy =
a>x"d +
vi (dimin.)
'child of king'


bodon (or) bodonbo
voddn, voddn gb6
'god', 'great god '*


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fofai =


cou-e-dd =
ko + ?


accazou =
axjigs
accozousy =
hBi


 


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