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A Vocabulary of the Yoruba Language (Paperback) Loot Price: R461 Discovery Miles 4 610
A Vocabulary of the Yoruba Language (Paperback): Samuel Adjai Crowther
A Vocabulary of the Yoruba Language (Paperback): Samuel Adjai Crowther

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A Vocabulary of the Yoruba Language (Paperback)

Samuel Adjai Crowther

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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. 1852 Excerpt: ...it precedes.)--'Niwaju afin li awa gbe ko 'ra wa, " It was in the front of the palace that we met one another." Gbede (gbo-ede), v. n. to understand a language; know; be sagacious. Gbedegbey6 (--gbo-eyo), s. an interpreter. Gbere, S. leave-taking, farewell, salutation. Gbero (gba-iro), v. a. to consider, intend, purpose, calculate, reckon. Gbe, adj. dry.--Omi gbe li odd Sokori, "The Sokori brook is dry." Gbe, V. n. to sharpen (a stick); to make a noise, or cackle like a hen. Gbedu, S. a drum beaten in honour of the king or great men. Gbedugbedu, adv. extensively; covering a large space, as water.--Omi vOgun kon gbedugbedu, "ThevOgun water spreads extensively." Gbejje (gba-ejje), v. a. to bleed. Gbekkele (gbe-ekke-le), v. a. to trust or depend upon. Gbenagbena (gbe-onna), s. a carpenter, sawyer; one who works in wood. Gbengbe, adv. flatly, evenly.--O te aiya gbengbe, "He has a well-expanded chest." Gbengbe, adv. largely.--Adire gbengbe ige, "A fowl with a large breast." Gbengbegbengbe, adj. very large, bulky, fat, heavy; (applied to fowls or other birds.) Gbessan (gba-essan), v. a. to take vengeance, revenge, retaliate. Gbese (gba-ese), v. n. to incur guilt. Gbi-gba, verbal adj. that which is to be received, folded in leaves, or strained. Gbi-gbe, verbal adj. that which is to be carried; s. a loss. Gbi-gbo, verbal adj. that which is ripe; s. maturity. Gbigbo, verbal adj. that-which may be heard; s. a hearing. Gbihin, Gbohin, (gbo-ihin), v. n. to hear news. Gbija (gbe-ija), v. a. to defend, take one's part. Gbimoran, Gbimo, to counsel, think, consider, meditate. Gbin, V. n. to breathe with difficulty. Gbin, Gbi, V. a. to plant, sow. Gbina (gba-ina), v. n. to catch fire, kindle. Gbingbindo, S. the name of a tree...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Samuel Adjai Crowther
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 94
ISBN-13: 978-1-231-75113-8
Barcode: 9781231751138
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-231-75113-4

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