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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 7

autruche / ostrich


bananes,[fruiti /
banana


obourady/
banani =
ObWo)ro-w
'foreign thing,
plantain'*


2. boiteux /
cripple, lame


3. borgne /
blind of an eye
4. bossu /
crooked [hunchback]


*5. je va me baigner
[se baignerl /
I will bathe myself
[I am going to bath
myself]
46. boire / to drink


47. la barbe /
the beard


soghe =
sooK 'boiter'*


bossere =
? booq*o cripple',
? woosere,
'lameness'


patt =
patt 'etre
borgne'


locko =
doee     d
'oneeyed'*


mangresangou
= -ma ngi deo sangu
je vais me baigner',
ama ngi sanglu
je me baigne'
mangrenam =
naa ngi naan


sequiem =
sikkim


hyarde =
yar-de


ouhar6 =
wahare


essy =
e-sii 'shortness
of one leg',
nansin 'cripple'
nenny-abbb
= n'ani ab4
'his eye/s
is/are destroyed
affon =
afM
hunchback'
maghouary =
m'aguare 'I
have bathed'


menoensa =
me rim nsa
II drink palm-wine
aboggihe =
abdgye/abddwe


ouamy lesin =
na mi 1!
I will wash' +
? sin 'water'*


nou =
nu


d ' =
da 'hair'*


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nedau =


 


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