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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 22

140. jetter / to throw


141. les joues / the cheeks


142. le jour / the day


143. un justaucors / a coat


sannir =
'lancerjeter
bekigh =


lelegh =
leleg 'le
matin, 1'aube'*


boubou touap =
m       tuaab
'habit european,
soit chemise, soit
veste, etc'


uerlady =
werl-aa-de


cobe =
? *


soubackh =
subaka
'morning'
dolanque =
dolokke
'long gown'


fackhuene =
fa-kyene
'throw away !'
ockheunan =
? # hunan
'your skin -
adda =
OA 'day'


attary -
atid 'any
article of
Ezuropean clothing'


144. les jarbes / the legs


smap-paire =
? sau pooj
'ma cuisse'*


couassongol =
koengal (sing.)


ffenos~xsmesrlnsoa
= Mn!sx*sa 'my
foot', MO
'foot, sonetimes
-including leg'


afb =
afO 'leg, foot'


145. jurement / an oath or
curse*


siaboxkhanabai =
sam bakn
baay 'sur le
nez de non
Fere'


solde ban
(or)
cottel youma =
soolde baina
'your father's
penis', kottel
yunma 'your
nmther's little
vagina' (obscene
curses)


bodou-bouy =
vcdb&=anu 'to
drink fetish
(? to seal a pact)'


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ble =
? *


lele =
kenldn


oxnquen =
? *


aous =
ilol  'gret


 


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