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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 121-150],   pp. 20-23


Page 21

130. la gorge / the throat


131. les genoux / the knees


sman pouroch =
Sam Pon
'ma gorge'
sma-hoom =
sama g5c
mon genou


dandy =
daande 'neck'


holbondou =
holpbde 'ankle'


oukonnu =
kA(-uI 'throat'


monncmta ettouhai
= ? *


132. un gargon / a boy


133. grand / great


ouassy =
? waa ji 'une
certaine personne,
quelqu'un'*
maguena =
nag na 'il
est grand'


134. gourmand / glutton


souka-gorkb =
s*a gorko
'male child'


mahodb =
naito 'great
person
haderoro =


135. les gentives / the
gums


136. haut de chausses /
breeches


towapp =
? ? tubgy
'culotte,
pantalon'


lakoude =
jadwadi/$kidkuIe
'ane set of g9Us/
both sets'
thooub6 =
utda


brouckou =
? *


blaya =
vlaya 'skirt-like
garment for
fetish dances'


137. un homme / a man


138. un hamac / a hammcck
139. des herbages / herbs


gourgue =
g96r gi l 'honme,
cet hamme,"mcnsieur"
cowme interpellation'
tod6ap =
? *


gorko-mahcdo =
gorko nAD
'adult male'


lessb =
leeso 'bed '*


eddin =
? *


hamanke =
ahMI*&


sonnon =
sa&nw 'adult
male'


havonso =
av 'cloth' + ?


miagh =
fax 'herbe


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croero =
7 *


aoffra =
abofra
'child of
either sex'


osson =
o-s5 'he is
great/big'


lonon-vy =
,dnnuvi*


zasi=


 


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