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sawru ndu (plural cabbi ɗi)

  1. stick, cane (esp. a long, straight stick used by herders)
  2. (Pular) switch, flexible rod
  3. (Nigerian Fulfulde) staff of office

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  • Oumar Bah, Dictionnaire Pular-Français, Avec un index français-pular,, SIL International, 2014.
  • 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.
  • F.W. Taylor, Fulani-English Dictionary, Oxford University Press, 1932. (New York:Hippocrene Books, 2005)
  • Richard Smith, Urs Niggli, Dictionnaire fulfulde - anglais - français,, SIL International, 2016.