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Vocabulary of the language of the natives of Sumatra

A VOCABULARY of the Language of the Natives of the lsland of SUMATRA, in the EAST-INDIES.

Jet, The sun.
Gù or geuex, The moon.
Tchee, The stars.
Thee, The sky.
Hoïn, The clouds.
Ho, Rain.
Gowshù, The rainbow.
Hai, The sea.
Whang, Wind.
Lang, People.
Tapò, A man.
Tsawà, A woman.
Taow, The head.
Tamung, The hair of the head.
Beein, The face.
Bwaclieu, The eyes.
Vacvaï, The eye-brows.
Vactoojin, The eye-lids.
Pee, The nose.
Tsooë, The mouth.
Tsooë toon, The lips.
Tsooë kee, The teeth.
Tsooë eta, The chin.
Tchee, The tongue.
Amcooë, The neck.
Semgua, The breast.
Deeïn, The nipples.
Pacto, The belly.


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