mawniraaɗo

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Fula[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the root maw-, related to largeness + -n- + -ir-

Noun[edit]

mawniraaɗo o (plural mawniraaɓe ɓe)

  1. elder sibling

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References[edit]

  • M. Niang, Pulaar-English English-Pulaar Standard Dictionary, New York: Hippocrene Books, 1997.
  • D. Osborn, D. Dwyer, and J. Donohoe, A Fulfulde (Maasina)-English-French Lexicon: A Root-Based Compilation Drawn from Extant Sources Followed by English-Fulfulde and French-Fulfulde Listings, East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 1993.