Vocabulary of the Engutuk Eloik B, or of the Language of the Wakuafi-Nation in the Interior of Equatorial Africa

Vocabulary of the Engutuk Eloik B, or of the Language of the Wakuafi-Nation in the Interior of Equatorial Africa

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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. 1854 edition. Excerpt: ...Hebr. sba voravit. Gnash--one's teeth--nanu anidl kolala; pret. ataniala ko lala--I gnash. Cfr. u praebuit, intulit, affecit, come dit, voravit. Cfr. also Gnat, s. olojogndni kitti, pl. olojognan kitti. It is particularly troublesome at night. Cfr. u)jJ-embryo foetus adhuc 5. / / utero tectus; (jU nox tenebrosa. Gnaw, v. a. nanu aong I gnaw; pret. otonio; oldia etonio the dog gnawed. habena tenuit, retinuit. Goat, s. endarre, plur. endarren, goat in general; olkinne, plur. likineji a male goat; enginne, pl. enginnejin female goat. Go, v. a. nanu allo I go, ie illo, elle ello, iok kipo endai kipo, kuldo epo. Pret. dshomd he went out; imp. enno go thou, pl. enjom go ye; mabeiti or mabe let us go; ashom I go out, pret. ashdmo. God, s. engai, pl. engain, lit. heaven; eiire engai he fears god. Good, adj. subbad; sidei; emme tordn; eldugnagnak sidan the people are good. Governor, chief, oleibon (chief sorcerer), olkibroni. Grandfather, s. olmoruo kitok. Cfr. and vir, vel in genere homo (fe virilis fuit). Grandmother, koko (-Iai my). Grass, s. olkujita, pl. elkujitan (much and large grass); engii jita, pl. engujit (little and small). Gratis, adj. pesho; sotoake; aisho sotoake I give in peace or for peace's sake = gratis. Cfr. JXi solvit vultum, comites excepit. Grave, s. enguwoddo (pit, abyss). Graze, v. a. engishu epuania olkujita (he cows go to eat grass. Great, adj. kitok. Greatness, s. engitok. Green, adj. 1) eniori (green or blue of colour), olkujita eniori 5 / s green grass; enanga naniori green cloth. Cfr. tyj) florens nitensque facie, pulcher; 2) ejon unripe elgnagnariki ejon unripe turkish corn; 3) eshal green (in opp. to dryness.) oljanni eshal a green tree (being in sap), pl. ilkek eshal. Greet, v. a. airorok; pret. airordko I paid my respect...show more

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  • Paperback | 38 pages
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  • English
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  • 1236523776
  • 9781236523778