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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...
|Country of origin:
Samuel Adjai Crowther
||246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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