Vocabulary of the Mende Language

Vocabulary of the Mende Language

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...mbowani, n., knife. Mbowei ya hango, The edge of the knife is blunt. Mbowei ya ndingo, The edge of the knife is sharp Mbowo, n., snare, noose, trap Mboya, n., soap Mboya-hani, n., gift, present; to ask for with a gift. I nyahei ji boyaa Mboya-mo, the person that presents a present for a wife Mbu, ., south. Mbiii ma gbu ndo hu, south-west Mbu, tr. v., to bear Mbu, def. st. mbiii, plu. mbua mbunga, mbmsia, n., owl Mbu, n., bottom; postposition, under, in. Pe na ti mbu, The house they are in. Ti wa mbu, They come in Mbu gbatehgo, inside furnished Mbulia, adj., impotent Mbu-ha-mo, plu. mbiihabela, mbuhabelesia, n., Meji, ., needle Mela, verb. n., feeding Mell, tr. v., to feed, to graze; to peck, to glut Mellma, n., feeding-place, stall, stable, pasture Mema, exclamation--see! take notice! Membu, small bird with red head and neck Meme, n., looking-glass, mirror Mende, n., the country and people Mende mo, n., a native of Mende Mende-nyo, n., a kind of grain Mende-yla, n., the Mende language Mene, adj.. without handle. Konu mene Meni, tr. v., to hear, to 1jsten to, to obey, to smell. Ngi ndabani giii menia. Na mu menia, That which we have heard Meni, with ma, to mind, to take care of Menila, verb. n., hearing, obeying, smelling Menye, n., arrow. Menye ta, lit. arrow's town = quiver; barb, as upon a Kano spear or arrow Mesa and niese, n., table Mete, adv., easily, without effort Meti, three together. A mu te go a meti Ml, irderrog. adv. of place, where? Bi ke lo mi? or Mlni, pln. mlnia, def. st. mlnlsia, heavy. Haka mini Mlnijahgla, ., string of beads Mlnlngo, to be heavy. Mlnlngo wa le gboh. Ti II i minlngo, Their heart is hardened. Ngi II minengo yele kpi Mlta, ., spoon Mlva, adv., wherefore. Mlva lo bi ji weni? Mlyaka, w'iv., ..show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 118g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123683819X
  • 9781236838193