A Thousand Miles In The Heart Of Africa; A Record Of A Visit To The Mission-field Of The Boer Church In Central Africa by Johannes Du PlessisA Thousand Miles In The Heart Of Africa; A Record Of A Visit To The Mission-field Of The Boer Church In Central Africa by Johannes Du Plessis

A Thousand Miles In The Heart Of Africa; A Record Of A Visit To The Mission-field Of The Boer…

byJohannes Du Plessis

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1905 Excerpt: ... APPENDIX III GLOSSARY OF NATIVE AND DUTCH WORDS Ambiri, zambiri, much, many. Amisione, missionaries. Baas, master (Dut.). Biltong, dried meat (Dut.). Boerbeschuit, dried biscuit (Dut.). Capitao, overseer of caravan. Chifuwa, chest (of body). Chinyama, great beast, lion. Doko, ford (of river). Donna, a European lady. Futsi, an egg-laying insect. Gogoland, land of insects (Dut.). Haak-en-steek, wait-a-bit thorns (Dut.). Hottentotsgod, the mantis insect (Dut.). Jaagspinnekop, hunting (or racing) spider (Dut.). Kafir-corn, millet. Kalata, letter. Kondwera, rejoice. Klitsgras, a burr-weed (Dut.). Kraal, enclosure, also native village. Kufi, a house bug. Mackila, travelling hammock. Mai, mother. Mankwala, medicine. Maiekenya, the jigger or burrow-ing flea. Mau, words. Mealies, maize (Dut.). Meebos, preserved apricots (Dut.). Mfumu, pi. mafumu, chief. Mimba, stomach. Mkango, lion. Moni, mornin', good-morning. Moskomfijt, grape syrup (Dut.). Mseu, highway. Muisvogel, species of fruit-loving bird (Dut.). Mutu, head. Mzungu, white man. Nditu, vzr, much. Njala, hunger. Njira, road, footpath. Nkuku, fowl. Nkokwe, granary. Nsima, porridge. Nyama, game, flesh. Nyerere, small ant. Oipa, bad. Pang'ono, few, little. Pamodzi, together. Patari, far. Patsa, give. Sing'anga, doctor. Sjambok stroop, application of whip (Dut.). Spoor, pi. sporen, tracks (Dut.). Ti-rini, we have. Tiyeni, come along! get on! Trek, to march, shift camp (Dut.). Ufa, millet meal. Wamkulu, great. Weduwenaars, a (Dut.). kind of burr Demy 8vo, Cloth Extra, with Portrait and Maps, Price Ios. 6d. Outline of a History of Protestant Missions from the Reformation to the Present Time. A Contribution to Modern Church History. By G. WARNECK, D.D. Translated from the latest edition, by arrangement with the Author...
Title:A Thousand Miles In The Heart Of Africa; A Record Of A Visit To The Mission-field Of The Boer…Format:PaperbackDimensions:34 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:February 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217154514

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