ǁāã

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ǁāã (tone II, class 3)

  1. poison, the larva of Diamphidia simplex
    • Tâa ń kâ bà qàle ǁāã āh ń bà ǁqháa ǁqhàm sî bà tṵ̰hla ǀkxʻàa-tê sî bà ǁʻàbi ǂài tshxàn-tê sî bà ɢǀqhàõ ǀgáʻm ká ǁāã ǀàã ǀʻàõ î ǁnâe bà tshûu î ǁnâe bà ʻǂna̰le ǁāã.
      • When a person digs poison, you urinate (your) urine and wash your hands and pick up steenbok droppings and cast them into the middle of the poison bush and then take out the poison. -- (This ritual may involve the droppings of any antelope; the larger their size the larger the larvae will be)

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