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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 9

56. un burgaud /
a winkle
57. du bois / wood


58. une barre de fer /
a bar of iron


matt =
wmtt
'bois de
chauffage'
barra (win) =
wen 'fer' +
Port. barra
'har'*


59. une boite [boette,
coffre] / a box*


ouach-ande =
waxanse


boatta =
? bofa
'bundle,
package'*


appoty-vy =
(see 68 below) +
-vi (diminutive)*


aqua =
hk,*


60. bouges / boejies
[cowries I


-9-


ahoua =
0 'sa/pi'
'snail'-


leggal =
leggal


barra


addacka =
'box '*


d'abban =
'iron bar'


n&-qu6 =
Mki
'firewcod'


appatyn =
ganqpbtfjt*


 


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