à̰a

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ǃXóõEdit

NounEdit

à̰a (tone II, class 3, plural à̰a-tû)

  1. biological father
  2. male
  3. suffix attached to plant names, signifying growth with taller stalks and smaller leaves; suffix attached to certain other nouns, signifying smaller, thinner, lighter objects
  4. term of respect used with the first person singular pronoun () or suffixed to the personal name of the addressee's eldest child

Usage notesEdit

The plural is a member of Noun Class 4.

Derived termsEdit

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