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See also: ǃʻúĩ

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NounEdit

ǃʻûĩ (tone II, class 2, plural ǃʻûã-tê or ǃʻûã-nî)

  1. eye
    • Èh ǃʻûã-tê ń síʻi ké.
      • His eyes are sharp to him, i.e. He is sharp-eyed.
  2. joint
  3. globe (of a torch)

Usage notesEdit

When possessed, the word for eye is ǃʻûĩ. When alienated, the word for eye is ǃʻūĩ, and it belongs to Noun Class 3 and Tone Class I.

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ReferencesEdit

  • Traill, Anthony (1994), Rainer Voßen, editor, A ǃXóõ Dictionary (Quellen zur Khoisan-Forschung/Research in Khoisan Studies; 9), Köln/Cologne: Rüdiger Köppe Verlag, →ISBN