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strong heart: have a strong heart

[cf. W Car. have heart idem; also Sra. trangati (lit. strong heart) inexorability WST, Cam. trɔŋg-hɛt impudent (Hancock 1969:45); cf. Haitian li gen ké (lit. he has heart) he is courageous TDKE; cf. lbo onwe obi sike (lit, his heart strong) he is courageous (Okolo p.c.) and Yoruba oun ni kàn (lit. he has heart) idem (Oyedeji p.c.)] phr. to be courageous; to have steady nerves in time of danger: 1977 (Albury 80).

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Last update: 2011-10-31 18:50
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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