Definitions starting with G

ID #4509

good hand

[also Trin. (Winer); cf. Krio an gud 'hand is good' = (of person) be successful with the hands KED; cf. also Haitian gangnin bonne main avoir des bons résultats de ce qu'on plante (Faine 1974:284); cf. Ibo one aka dinma (lit. his hand good) He grows plants well (Okolo p.c.)] phr. an ability to grow plants: She got a good hand—dat gon grow (Eleu.).

Tags: agriculture, phrase

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Last update: 2011-05-03 17:17
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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