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good head

[Car.; cf. US colloq. "He has a good head for math" and Twi owo tire (lit. he-has head) he is intelligent (K. Aboagye p.c.); cf. Ibo one isi dinma (Lit, his head good) idem (Okolo p.c.); cf. Haitian bo tèt idem (Gaujean p.c.)] n. intelligence; aptitude; common sense: My brother got good head—he always coming first at school (Nassau). cf. BAD HEAD (Black)

Tags: calque, noun

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Last update: 2011-05-03 17:23
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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