ǀqába

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ǃXóõ[edit]

Verb[edit]

ǀqába

  1. (+ kV) to ritually sprinkle water or urine to bring rain
    • Tùu ń bà ǀqába ká ǁqhàm bú ń bà ɢàhã ʻǁnùhã tàm sî bà téʻẽ īsî `a̰a bè ǃqhāi īsî ké ǃqhàa.
      • People ritually sprinkle urine because they beg God, saying "Our Father, give us water" (i.e. rain).

References[edit]

  • Traill, Anthony (1994), Rainer Voßen, editor, A ǃXóõ Dictionary (Quellen zur Khoisan-Forschung/Research in Khoisan Studies; 9), Köln/Cologne: Rüdiger Köppe Verlag, →ISBN