ǀʻàã

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Noun[edit]

ǀʻàã (plural ǀʻàn-tê, diminutive kâ-ǀʻàã-mà or ǀʻàã ʘàa, diminutive plural ǀʻàã ʘʻâni or ǀʻàna-tê ʘʻâni) (tone II, class 2)

  1. fire, firewood
    • ǃqhàn tì ìh ń m'ã ǀʻàã bí ń kâ ʻōhba ʻǀêẽ.
      • This moon is like fire, i.e. is red.

Derived terms[edit]

  • ǀʻàã ǃánu = a piece of firewood burnt at one end
  • ǀʻàã ʘʻâni = twigs (diminutive plural)
  • ǀʻàã `a̰a = fire drill (not the alarm)
  • ǀʻàã qáe = base fire stick
  • ǀʻàã ǀnàn = piece of glowing charcoal
  • ǁqháa ǀnàã ǀʻàã = to urinate on fire in order to bring cooling wind and rain
  • ǀʻàã ǁg`a̰e = firelight

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