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ID #2534

walk good

[Atlantic; a calque on African idioms, e.g. Twi nante yiye or Tshiluba ends bimpe, both 'walk well' (Emanuel 1972:90); cf. also SA go well and Zulu hamba (ni) kahle idem] phr. Good-bye! Have a safe journey, walk, etc. (Black)

Tags: calque, phrase

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Last update: 2010-11-06 03:56
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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