ǂʻàn

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ǂʻàn ‎(tone II, class 3, plural ǂʻàna, diminutive ǂʻàn ʘàa or ǂʻàn bâ, diminutive plural kâ-ǂʻâlu-bà or ǁʻàlu ʘʻâni)

  1. tapering part of an object
  2. penis
    Āh ǂʻàn ń ǂgába.
    Your penis is smegma. (offensive)
    Āh ǂʻàn ń kʻâa tâ/lâ.
    Your foreskin is drawn back. (offensive)
  3. diminutive plural ǂʻàlu ʘʻâni used humorously to refer to tinned sausages

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The plural is a member of Noun Class 2 and Tone Class I, as is the diminutive plural kâ-ǂʻâlu-bà. The second diminutive plural, ǁʻàlu ʘʻâni, is a member of Noun Class 3 and Tone Class I.

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