nambi

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Old Tupi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nambi

  1. ear.
    • 1618, Antônio de Araújo, Catecismo na Lingoa Brasilica no qual se contem a summa da doctrina christã, Lisboa: Pedro Crasbeeck, page 54b:
      S. Pedro y tãgapema ocequij morubixàba rembiauçuba Malco ceribaè ra pixapa, ynambi mondôra [sic].
      S. Pedro itangapema osekyî, morubixaba rembîaûsuba Malco séryba’e rapixapa, i nambi mondoka.
      Saint Peter drew his sword, striking a servant of the high priest called Malchus, cutting off his ear.

References[edit]

  • Barbosa, A. Lemos; 1956; Curso de Tupi Antigo; Rio de Janeiro: Livraria São José.