Definitions starting with W

ID #3581

wood skin

[Pan Creole; cf. Djuka udu-bubu (lit. wood skin) bark (Alleyne 114); cf. LA Fr. lapo bwa (lit, skin-wood) bark (Taylor 1956:410); an African calque: cf. Yoruba epo igi (lit. skin wood) bark DYL] n. the bark of a tree. (San Sal., Mayag.)

Tags: calque, noun, plant, tree

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Last update: 2010-11-26 23:42
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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