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ǃXóõEdit

NounEdit

tâa (tone I, class 3, plural tûu)

  1. person (specifically a Bushman)
  2. a proper person
    • Èh ń kē tâa bè ń ǂʻábe ǀqʻàn ǂʻú tùu.
      • He is a proper person because he has a heart for people.
  3. kin (plural)
    • n̄ ǀú tùu
      • my people, i.e. kin

Usage notesEdit

The plural is a member of Noun Class 4 and Tone Class II.

Derived termsEdit

  • tâa a̰a = man, husband
  • tâa `a̰a-bè-sè = whatsisname, whatshername, whatchamacallit
  • tâa qáe = woman, wife

See alsoEdit

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