Dictionary of the Hausa language, with appendices of Hausa literature

 
9781230144269: Dictionary of the Hausa language, with appendices of Hausa literature

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. 1876 edition. Excerpt: ...have holes. Br. 168, ramin karfi, giSeri, iron or salt mine. RdmtSe, tr. v. to borrow (Si ne dm). Sun yi rdmtSe da kurdina da maretSie suna kdowa, they borrowed my money, they brought it back in the evening. BdSi kdna da Si ke? as to the meaning of you ask? kurdinka mutune sun dauka kwdna biu, kb iwto daui, bdSi ke nan, peopie take thy money for two days or for a month, that is what is meant by bdSi. Contradicted by the next sentence: abokina ya dauki rdmtSe garsui Sina Iidni hand da mo.retSle, my friend took a loan from me, paying ii in the evening. Rdnsua, n. an oath; yi rdnsua, to swear; muna yi wonan alwaM da rdnsua, we make this agreement by an oath; kadd ka yi rdnsua kdria; dma ka tSitSika ransudka ga obangizi. Kadd ku yi ransua kurum. Math. 5, 33, 34. Zdni yin-rdnsua, I will swear. Gen. 21, 23. RdntSe, tr. v. to swear, to take an oath. Comp. Exod. 6, 8. Na tdda hdiui, I lifted up my hand. Bdrafe, intr. v. to creep; kdrami ydro ya fdra rdrafe kdna Si tdSA tsdye, a little boy begins to creep before he attempts to stand; abu da suna rdrafe, creeping things. Comp. Gen. 1, 20, 21, 25, 26, Lev. 11, 31, mai, pL masurdrafe. The same as dbinkdsa, and abubua kdsa, lit. earth-thing, and is appiied to animals which crawl on the ground as adders, serpents, and worms, and other reptiles. Rare, tr. v. to strain, to filter; rua sunn zuba woid abu tSikima fudefude, they pour water into something which is full of holes (perforated). Mai, pi. masurdrewa, one who strains; mardri, pi. mardre, n. strainer, filterer; mdtSe noiw tana rurewa tUtinkworia. In Matth. 23, 24, tdtSe is used for straining; kun tdtSe kuda, ye strain at gnats. Rdria, i.q. hainya da kusa rua, a road or pathway close to the water, but not confined to this meaning, denoting also a...

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