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Wit and wisdom from West Africa; or, A book of proverbial philosophy, idioms, enigmas, and laconisms.

Author: Richard Francis Burton, Sir
Publisher: New York, Negro Universities Press [1969]
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Burton, Richard Francis, Sir, 1821-1890.
Wit and wisdom from West Africa.
New York, Negro Universities Press [1969]
(OCoLC)953054079
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Francis Burton, Sir
OCLC Number: 23555
Notes: Proverbs in the native tongue, with English translations.
Reprint of the 1865 ed.
Description: xxx, 455 pages 23 cm
Contents: Proverbs in the Wolof tongue.--Proverbs in the Kanuri tongue.--Proverbs in the Oji tongue.--Proverbs in the Ga or Accra language.--Proverbs in the Yoruba language.--Proverbs in the Efik, or Old Calabar language. Varia variorum.--Proverbial sayings and idioms in the Mpangwe (Fan) tongue. Miscellaneous phrases and expressions.

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