Definitions starting with H

ID #1956

hard hair

[Atlantic; cf. Twi tiri mwi deden (lit. head hair hard) idem (K. Aboagye p.c.); Ibo untutu ei sike (lit. hair is hard) idem (Okolo p.c.), or Yoruba irun le (lit. hair hard) idem (Oyedeji p.c.) n. phr. nappy or tightly curled hair. cf. PEASY, SEEDY (Black)

Tags: anatomy, body part, calque, noun phrase

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Last update: 2010-09-23 16:51
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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