ǂqhùe

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Noun[edit]

ǂqhùe (plural ǂqhûm-tê, diminutive ǂqhûu-bâ) (tone II, class 3)

  1. wind (generic) (more specifically the northeast wind in the rainy season)
    • Èh ń ǁʻàa kē ǂqhúe.
      • He has no wind, i.e. He has no strength.

Derived terms[edit]

  • ǂqhùe ǀà ǃùm `a̰a/qáe = wind's male/female eland, i.e. the bull or female grazing downward to warn the herd (also used with gemsbok, springbok, kudu, wildebeest and hartebeest)
  • tâa ǀè ǂqhûe = a person's spirit (alienable)
  • ǂqhúe ǀà tâa `a̰a = wind's man, i.e. a hunter who understands and reads the wind when hunting

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