Dictionary of the Kiniassa Language

Dictionary of the Kiniassa 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. 1877 edition. Excerpt: ... her faint; mupfl xea-m-komdra, the arrow makes him faint.---kom6ka (v. D.) to moon, to be appearently dead (Kis. ku sima roho); muntu uyu anakomoka adadsidsimka. Eomdra, s. (ra) (pi. makomora), the corners hanging down from a cloth round the loint (only used in plural). Eomoe or komfie (adv.) denoting direction: there, just there (Kis. kuko), coming to the same (in result), turning out the same thing. kufa ni komoeusaehide mania, to die is there (cannot be avoided) make therefore no fear (Kis. fu). Eomoeko. Eompa (v. a.) to scoop up (water from a small pit) (Kis.denpuo).--kompeka (v.n.) to admit of scooping up; sakompeka, Mmm yanamanama; (v.d.) kompera. Eomnene (or komoene), sukura or oudakura ukakara ku komuene (komoene), you are not great, or you will not be great, if you live at ic., is. it is not honour to do so, and this is the reason of the udengua. kiifa ni komue no kuan'tumbi(Kis.selaklia) it is all the same whether one dies a natural or aviolent death, or deaf Aby nature is the same as by violence, i.e. each kind equally terminates bodily existence; ujadhakara kua ku sauka kdmoe, they had nothing but trouble (Kis.tw). Eonche, s. (ra) (pi. makonehe), the wild aloe, the fibres of which are much used for threads and strings (Kis. gonge, Kin. gonehe). Eonda (or gonda) (v.a.) to like, to please.--kondana (v.rec.)--kondera (v.rel. ) to like for; ana-m-kondera ehiemi? what does he like him for?--kondedaa (v. int.) to like much. Eondua (v.pass.) to be glad, to rejoice. sirm-kondua inn ku mdima kuanu, simene n'naehida ine? are you not pleased in your hearts at what I have done)f--koudnera (v. d.) to rejoice for, over or at (Kis. furahiwa); wasm-kon duera ehiani t what are you glad about f (Kis. vapendetowd-jer)--kondoedaa (v.int. i v.caus.) to be...show more

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  • English
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  • 1236571193
  • 9781236571199