Dictionary and Grammar of the Kongo Language

Dictionary and Grammar of the Kongo Language

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ...so as not to fall), to hang on (as something which has fallen). Sangana, v.i., to intermingle, mix together. Sanganisa, v.t., to mix, put, throw together. Sangika (muna), v.t., to hang on; catch on (something so as not to fall). Sangula, v.t., to get, take, knock down (with a stick, &c, something which is out of reach). Sangula, v.t., to kill at a long range. Sangumuka (kuna), v.i., to fall from, or off. Sanguna, v., see Sanga. Sanguna, v., to be delighted, full of glee, in raptures, enraptured. Sanguna, 9, -., rapture, delight, joy, glee, exultation. Sangwa, 6, -., rattle (having loose seeds or stones inside, for children, and for use in incantations). Sanji, 6, n., marimba. Sanjika, ., to scatter. Sansa, v., to provide, supply, support, nourish, keep, feed, provide for, distribute. Sansa, v., to impart knowledge, instruct, train. Sansa, 9, n., providence. Sansakana, v., to be scattered, distributed, provided, able to be provided. Sansakesa, v., to scatter, put about (here and there). Sansala, v., to stumble, stagger, reel, trip, go blundering over a thing. Sansala, 9, -., carelessness, blundering, clumsiness. Sansanisa, v., to put about (here and there). Sansuka, v.i., to be provided with (food), supported, kept. Sansumuka, v.i., to go off (as dew). to be scattered. Sansumuna, v.t., to shake with a quick motion (as when bitten or burnt). Santu, 2, -., (P. sancto), the name given at baptism. It has now become customary to assume Portuguese names prefaced by the title Dom. These also are called santu. Sauu, 6, -., comb, rake. Sanxila, v.t., to sprinkle (from the fingers, as meal into a pot). Sanza, v.t., to plunder, spoil, pillage, rifle, rob, loot, ransack, despoil, seize, take. Sanzala, 6, -., the lying in state...show more

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  • Paperback | 190 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 349g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236620356
  • 9781236620354