ǃʻûĩ

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Noun[edit]

ǃʻûĩ ‎(tone II, class 2, plural ǃʻûã-tê or ǃʻûã-nî)

  1. eye
    • Èh ǃʻûã-tê ń síʻi ké.
      • His eyes are sharp to him, i.e. He is sharp-eyed.
  2. joint
  3. globe (of a torch)

Usage notes[edit]

When possessed, the word for eye is ǃʻûĩ. When alienated, the word for eye is ǃʻūĩ, and it belongs to Noun Class 3 and Tone Class I.

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