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Vocabulary of the Bangala language as spoken in the Lado District, Mongalla Province

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Title:
Vocabulary of the Bangala language as spoken in the Lado District, Mongalla Province (interleaved version)
Abbreviated Title:
Bangala vocabulary
Creator:
MacKenzie, Thomas Campbell
Place of Publication:
Cairo
Publisher:
Intelligence Department, Sudan Government
Publication Date:
Language:
English
Lingala
Physical Description:
47 p. ; 13 cm.

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Lingala language -- Dictionaries -- English ( lcsh )
Lingala language ( lcsh )
English language -- Dictionaries -- Lingala
Genre:
dictionary
dictionary ( marcgt )
Temporal Coverage:
- 1910
Spatial Coverage:
Africa -- Africa -- Congo, Democratic Republic
Africa -- Belgian Congo -- Orientale Province
Africa -- Congo Free State -- Mongalla Province -- Lado District
Africa -- South Sudan -- Jubek State -- Mongalla
Africa -- Anglo-Egyptian Sudan -- Lado Enclave
Coordinates:
5.181534 x 31.766964
4.833333 x 29.833333

Notes

General Note:
Cover title: Bangala vocabulary
General Note:
By Captain T. C. MacKenzie, D.S.O., Royal Army Medical Corps (attached Egyptian Army)
General Note:
The Bangala language is also known as Lingala
General Note:
Captain Thomas Campbell MacKenzie, D.S.O., Royal Army Medical Corps (attached Egyptian Army), was a member of the Companions of the Distinguished Service Order -- The London Gazette, October 31, 1902, page 6907
General Note:
At foot of the title page: First Edition
General Note:
Source document interleaved with blank pages
General Note:
"A divergent form of Lingala, it is used as a lingua franca by people with different languages and rarely as a first language." -- Wikipedia, Bangala language.
General Note:
Ethnologue give Bangala the ISO Language Code (639-3) BXG
General Note:
The title page fixes the Bangala language as that of the Lado District of the Mangala Province. Until 1910, the Lado enclave was located in the Congo Free State (Belgian Congo). In 1910, it was consolidated under British Control as part of the Sudan. In 2019, the Mongalla or Mangalla community is located in Jubek State, South Sudan

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SOAS University of London
Holding Location:
SOAS, University of London
Rights Management:
This item is licensed with the Creative Commons Attribution, Non-Commercial License. This license lets others remix, tweak, and build upon this work non-commercially, as long as they credit the author and license their new creations under the identical terms.
Resource Identifier:
3422885 ( OCLC )
Y Lingala A /140210 ( SOAS classmark )

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A VOCABULARY
of the
BANGALA LANGUAGE
AS SPOKEN IN THE LADO DISTRICT,
MONGALLA PROVINCE.
BY
Captain T. C. MACKENZIE, d.s.o.
Royal Army Medical Corps (attached Egyptian Army).
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Published by^-----
The. Intelligence Department, Sudan Government.
Cairo, October, 1910.
FIRST EDITION.




PREFACE.
This vocabulary is published for the use of
officers and officials serving in the Lado district.
It has no pretence at being completeand blank
pages are interleaved throughout for additions
and corrections. Officers and officials are invited
to send such corrections, for embodiment in the
Second Edition, to the Director of : Intelligence,
War Office, Cairo.




BANQALA VOCABULARY.
Mutema,
(lit. every day)
A.
Attiki.
Apuri.
Pembeni.
Na likoro.
Mingi.
Alubi Mokassl.
Assiri.
Assirissi.
Assail.
Alubi.
Kula.
Abangl.
Nasslma.
Nzuma.
Mnssussu.
Kala-Kala.
Mnpepe.
Yonzo.
Malamo.
Kuvanza.
Akokaba.
Pila moko.
Mikoro gnonso
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BANGALA YOCABULAKY. 6
Animal.....Niama.
Anothei.....Mussnssu. Koddl.
Answer, an ... . Monoko na (lit. mouth of)..
Ant......Bakua.
Antelope.....Niama (lit. meat).
Ape......Kima Makakwa.
Arms......Maboko (sing, lo-boko).
Arrive.....Aknmi.
Arrow.....N'gwanza.
Article (things) . . Biloko.
As (because) . D'jambl.
Ashes......Maf6 na moto (lit. dung of fire).
Ask to......Alubi.
Asleep . . Alali.
Ass......Dangi.
Assist, to .... Akamatl.
At once . Sasseipi.
Attack.....Assali tnmba.
Await (some one) . Alambmi.
Awake.....Assiri Alali (lit. fiLnish sleep).
Axe or Iron . M'beli Saka.
Avaricious . Moem6.
B.
Baboon.....Kima-mokru: Makakwa.
Back......
Backside.....Tombo.
Bad......Mabe.
Bag......Likiti Gorigu.
Baggage.....Biloko.
Ball (rifle) . Rissasai.






BANGALA YOCABULAKY. 11
Banana .
Bank (river).
Basin . .
Basket .
Bath . .
Bathe (to swim)
M'bogo.
Libongo.
Sani
Kitonga babbaga.
Maliba na Knsnkula (lit. wash-
ing water).
Ahibi Maliba (lit. to know the
water).
Adjali or adjaji.
Maiaka.
Konde.
Akamati.
Aplki.
Zamb6.
M'beto.
Mama na n'zoi.
Niama na bagara.
Massanga.
Na libosso.
Na simma.
Na Bolamatari.
Sopo.
Na si.
Mnssnmussu.
Molai: Mokrn (stout).
AkangL
N'dekk6.
M'beli na dongi.
Akati na pembe.
M'Bepe, M'windu.
Blanketti.
Magiza.
M'bepi mok6 (lit. a little black).
Masawa.
Kolombua.
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BANGALA YOCABULAKY. 8
Boil, to Abanibi na maliba (lit. cook in
water).
Bone......Pembe.
Book......Waraga.
Boot......Katala.
Bottle.....Molangi.
Bottle (nativo gourd) N'dukula.
Bottom (of anything) Tomba.
Box......Sandnkn.
Boy......Mototo Molomi (male child).
Bracelet .....
Brass rod . Lo-ngel6 pi. N'gel6 Matarko.
Bread.....Mampa.
Break, to.....Abonguli.
Breakfast .... Biloko na Knlela na Kesse-
Kesse (articles of food of the
morning).
Brick . Brikka.
Bridle Kamba na dongi (rope of the
donkey).
Bring . Abia na (come with).
Brother . N'deko (lit. friend).
Broom . Kombo.
Brush. . Balosso, Zamba.
Bucket . Molangi.
Buffalo . Bagara na d'jamba (bush cow).
Bullet . Rissassi.
Bum . Ati-na-sopo na moto (put in
the belly of the fire).
Burnt. Assiri akamati moto (taken by
fire).
Bush, the . Djamba pamba.
Bush-buck . Bodie, pondo.
Birds......N'dek6.
Buck (male antelope) Molema (any male).






BANGALA YOCABULAKY.
15
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Alubi: abengl
Apuri.
Tala.
Katena.
Musin
Gom'
Tarabooi
Fataki.
Akamati
okassi na-maliba.
Moke.
Rissassi.
Puss puss.
Bagara.
Kula.
Assiri.
Mayeulli.
Kitti.
Pendje.
Lipombo.
Koko.
Mokoto.
Mototo.
Mafi-na-moto.
Assukuli.
Akangi.
Business
Butter
Button
Buy .
Kula.
Manteka.
Kifumgu.
Asunibi.
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BANGALA VOCABULARY.
Close (near).
Cloth ..
Clothes .
Cloud ..
Coat .
Coffee ..
Coffee pot
Cock .
Coin .
Cold ..
Come, to .
Come here
Complete
Comrade .
Conciliatory
Contented
Cook, to .
Cooking pot
Coquettish
Cord ..
Cork .
Cotton .
Count, to .
Coward .
Cowardice
Crocodile .
Cry,to .
Cultivate, to
Cunning .
Gup ..
Curse, to .
Cut ..
Pen6-pen6.
Kitambala.
N'gombe.
Koti.
Kawa.
Bisiki.
Koko.
Palata.
Molell.
Akumi, abia.
Abia awa.
Assirl.
Olkko.
Malundu.
Sopo malamo (happy in one's
belly).
Alambi.
Mohongu or potto.
Lipombo.
Kamba.
N'dobe.
Kamba (string).
Apimi.
Goie-goie.
Pobolo.
Gonde.
Agami.
Assali na nuelle (work with
the ground).
Mayele.
Kopo.
Alubi Mokassi (speak strongly).
Akati.






BANGALA YOCABULAKY.
11
Down. .
Draw water,
Dream, to
Drink .
D.
Yango.
Lipombo.
Mepi
Moni.
Mikero.
Assiri-Aknfl.
Ake.
Libadu (lit. a hole).
Kntnria.
Akemi.
Alingi.
Abongnll.
Likundu.
Akufi.
Koddi.
Biloko-na-Knllela.
Boroko.
N'yale.
Kubela.
Sanl.
Apukussi.
Makeleli.
Knna Kuna.
Assali.
Maganga.
Bogbo."
Dongi, Kesi.
Monoko na M'Dakko (the
mouth of a house).
Na se.
Apali maliba.
Arubi.
Aleli (maliba), (lit. to eat water).
Dance .
Dandy .
Dark .
Day, day-ti]
Day, a certs
Dead .
Depart, to
Depth .
Dervish .
Desert, to
Desire, to
Destroy .
Devil .
Die, to .
Different .
Dinner .
Dik dik .
Dirty .
Disease .
Dish .
Dismiss, to
Dispute .
Distant .
Do, to .
Doctor .
Dog ..
Donkey .
Door .


12
BANGALA YOCABULAKY. 12
End, to .
Equal .
Escape, to
European.
Drive away, to
Drop, a .
Drown .
Drunk .
Drug ...
Dry season .
Dry, to .
Dug out (Canoe)
Dung . .
Dura . .
Dwarf .
Dwell, to .
Afukussi.
Maliba-Moke (= a little water).
Akufi na maliba (die in water).
Akufi massanga.
Dawa.
Karanga.
Aka-oki.
Kolombna.
Mafi.
Vunde.
Tiki-tiki.
Atikari.
E.
Toxi: Matou6.
N' Yel6.
Pet6, pet6..
Aleli, Kulela.
Parakondo.
M'Bongo.
Moambe.
Bwala.
Malu.
Pamba.
Assiri.
Likiti-na-waraga (lit. a bag
for letter).
Assiri.
Pila moko.
Akemi.
Mnsnngu.
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Fall, to
F.
Missu.
Aki-na-n'yele (lit. to go to the
earth).
Lnknta.
Koona-Koona.
Koona-Koona mingl.
Noki, Bango.
Mokru.
Baba.
Abangi.
Alumbi.
Mokari.
Abia-na (lit. to come with).
Kifnmga.
Moke.
Abnndi.
Atnmi.
Akab6.
Monjekka: Messaie.
Assari.
Moto pi. Mioto.
Apiki na Boundonki.
Na-boso (1st mail = Motu-na-
boso).
BANGALA VOCABULARY. 13
Evening . Butn.
Expel, to . . AfukassL
Express with anger. Alnbi-Makassi.
Extinguish . . Abonguli.
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BANGALA YOCABULAKY. 14
Samaki.
Akaki.
Aknki (lit. to be sufficient).
Mitano.
Bendele Bendere
Akemi.
iki.
u-fon.
Aki-na simma na (lit. to go
behind of).
Biloko na Kulela.
Elema pi. Bilema.
Magoro.
Zambe.
Djamba.
Abongl.
Kania.
Na libosso Kala-kala.
Assibi.
Mene.
Koko.
Na Sasseipi.
N'deko.
Na libosso.
M'Boma.
Alambi na moto.
Pann.
Gate .
Get, to
Gift .
G.
Monoko na n'dako.
Akamati.
Matabish.
14
Fish ..
Fit, to .
Fit to ..
Five (5).
Flag ..
Flee, to .
Flog ..
Flour ..
Follow, to
Food ..
Fool ..
Foot ..
For, because
Forest .
Forget, to
Fork ..
Formerly
Fornicate
Four .
Fowl ..
Fresh ..
Friend .
Front, in .
Fruit ..
Fry, to .
Frying-pan






BANGALA VOCABULARY.
15
Giraffe.....Dikala.
Girl......Mototo mokari (female child).
Give......Apessi.
Glass (of all kinds) . Tala tala.
Glass, drinking . . Kopo-tala.
Glasses (field) . . Tala tala na kumena.
Go away.....Ake.
Go.......Ake.
Goat......Meme.
Gong......Gonga.
Good......Malamo.
Good morning . . Senene.
Gourd.....Maboke.
Grass......Maiyane na Jamba (lit. hair of
the bush).
Grease Mafutta.
Great . Mokru, molai.
Green . Mepi Pilo-moko-na-maiyane
(like grass).
Ground . Nnlle.
Ground-nuts Wande.
Guinea worm Pirindi.
Guinea fowl . Kanga.
Gun . . Bonduki, pi. mancluki.
Hair .
Half ..
Hammer .
Hand .
H.
Maiyane (na motu) of the
head).
Kati-Kati.
Hamma.
Mansaka.


16
BANGALA YOCABULAKY. 16
Kitambala-moke.
Malamo.
Mokassi.
Songolo.
Nokl-Noki bango.
Tarabouch.
Ye.
Motn.
Ahioki.
-Moto.
Molitu Mokassi.
Akamatti.
Bangui.
Awa Hapa.
Molai.
Na likoro.
Gangara : libogo.
Kiboko.
Apiki.
Chita.
Akamati.
Libado.
N'zoi.
Pembe na motu.
Dongi, D'jwati.
Na moto.
N'Dako.
Nmi.
Buoni
N'zala.
Aknfi na n'zala.
Afukussi.
Noki-noki
N'Dako.
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BANGALA VOCABULARY.
17
Idle ....
If .'....
Ill.....
Illness . .
Immediately .
India rubber. .
In, inside .
In the same way
In this way .
Inferior (native) N.
Ink ....
Insect . .
Inside . .
Inside (of body)
Insolent . .
Insulting . .
Intelligent .
Intend, to .
Intoxicated .
Iron . .
Irritable (to be)
Island. .
It ....
Its .
Ivory . .
N'gei.
Goigoi.
Soko.
Abel!, kubela, maladi.
Kubela.
Sasseipi.
Matope.
Na sopo.
Pila moko.
Boio.
Basendji.
Maliba-na-Kussala-na Waraga
(lit. water for writing on
paper).
Gongn.
Na sopo n'dani.
Na sopo.
Afundi.
Attokani.
Mayele.
Alingi.
Akufi-massanga (lit. dead from
beer).
M'beli.
Sopo na .abia-mabe.
Kissanga.
Ye.
Na-ye.
Pemb6 na m'bongo (tooth, of
the elephant).


18
BANGALA YOCABULAKY. 18
K,
Abumbi (na sopo).
Birika.
Mototo na lifongula (lit. child
of a lock).
Maliba.
Abonguli.
Boboto.
N'Dako na Kulambl.
M'beli.
AhibI,
Pinibu.
L.
Dikango.
Tala-na-Moto.
Mokru Molai Mcnene.
Na simma.
Kokoro.
Assiki.
Afundi.
Jam .
Jar, jug
Jaw .
Jigger.
J.
Boi-we.
Molangi.
Ebanga pi. Bibanga.
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BANGALA YOCABULAEY.
Lazy . .
Lead . .
Lead, to .
Leather
Goigoi.
Rissassi.
Abia na.
Poto-na-niama (skin of
animals).
Atlki.
Pondn.
Mogoro.
Kopi.
Waraga.
Yo-manto-na-lnkuta
Assali lukuta.
Abnti absifci.
Akonnati.
Moni-na-moto.
Mokassi-te (not heavy).
Moto-na-likoro.
Allngi.
Boio Pilo-moko-na-ye.
Tambua.
Kokoro
Moke.
Atikatl.
Bangu.
Sandnku.
Kifongula.
Atambuli Pamba.
Molai.
Kala-Kala.
AmenT.
Akabi.
Tala-tala.
Akimi.
Alingi.
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BANGALA YOCABULAKY. 20
Machine . .
Man (male) .
Manioc . .
Manioc leaves .
Many ^
March, to . .
Mealies . .
Means, by no .
Meat ....
Medicine . .
Men .
Mid-day .-.
Milk ....
Millet ...
Minutes, in a few
Mirror . .
Miser .
Mistress .
Mix ....
Mock ....
Moment, in a .
Money . .
Moon, month .
Monkey . .
More ....
Morning . .
Mosquito .
Mosquito net .
Mother ...
Mount, to .
Mountain .
Mouse .
M.
Massoya.
Moloma-motu (person).
Buenda.
Pondn.
Ming! How many Buoni
AtumbnlL
N'guala.
Moko-te.
Niama.
Dawa.
Banto.
Moni na likoro mom" Kuti-
kati.
M'abele.
Hondo.
Moke-mok6 or Kokoro.
Tala-tala.
Mo6me.
Bakol^.
Assengani.
Afundi.
Kokoro.
Palata.
Senza tandja.
Kima makakwa.
Mussussn.
Natingo Kesse-Kesse.
Gonga.
Tendalanna.
Mama.
Aki na-likoro.
Gangara libogo.
Babu-Moke (small rat).






None .
Noon .
]sr.
Man dak.
Kombo your Na yo nini
Kitambola.
Missu-na-sopo (eye of the
belly).
Pene-pen6 bele-bele,
Kwonza.
Libolo. Kingo.
Sindani.
Na-sasseipT.
Monoko (mouth).
Mepi (black) M'butu.
Makelela (mai-mai = the noise
made by natives to scare
birds in the dura). I
Pamba.
Moni na-likoro moni Kati-
Kati.
Songo.
T6, hapana.
Moke-te.
Waraga.
Pamba.
Sasseipi Sas&hiyi.
BANGALA VOCABULARY.
39
Mouth .
Move, to .
Moment a
Mud ..
Mule ..
Music .
Musical instrument
Monoko pi. Minolta.
Atambuli.
Kokora
Poto-poto.
Dongi.
Yanga.
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BANGALA VOCABULARY.
Oar......Kapi.
Obey......
Object (of any kind) . Biloko.
Office......N'dako na waraga.
Officer.....Musungn-na-tuki-tuki.
Often......Mnknro yonzo.
Oil......Mafuta.
On another side. . Gudi-gndi.
On one side . Gudi.
Old......Na-kala-kala.
Old man.....Pepe.
On......Na-likoro.
One......Moko.
Onion......Matongulu.
Only......Pamba.
Open, to (a thing) . Alonguli passonle.
Open, to (a door) . Fanguli.
Opening ... . Monoko (lit. a mouth).
Or..... . Soko.
Other . . Mussussn.
Outside . . Na-kundje.
Over .... . Na-likoro.
Ox ... . Bagara.
Oribi . . Gwangena.
Package . Sandnku.
Paddle . Kapi.
Paddlo, to . 4kapL






BANGALA VOCABULARY.
23
Zambi pi. M'ambi or gwanga.
M'Bira.
Lobila pi. M'bela.
Pann.
Waraga.
Pai-pai.
Snsnr6 or Koko na d'jamba.
N'zila.
Apessi mossolo.
Mossolo.
N'djette-na-kussula-na-wara-
ga.
Saka.
Banto.
Pili-pill.
Fataki.
Soko.
Akufi.
Assimami.
Waraga.
Attoboli
Galube.
Sindani.
Ananassi.
Paipo.
Gudi-gudl.
Sicca.
Ati.
Ndjette-mok6 (small tree).
Sani.
Massowa-na-nnelle.
Likiti (lit. a bag).
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Palm
Palm-i
Pan (f]
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Papai
Part
Partri(
Path .
Pay, to
Paymei
Pen, pe
Penis .
People
Pepper
Percuss
Perhaps
Perish
Pick up
Picture
Pierce
Pig
Pin .
Pine ap
Pipe .
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BANGALA YOCABULAKY. 24
Poison . Dawa-mabe (bad medicinc).
Polish, to Assall-molinda.
Poor . Manto-pamba (a man with
nothing).
Manto-na-sanduka.
Tumbu.
Mohongu.
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Barnti.
Makassi.
Mattabish.
Malamo.
Na-libosso.
Kamba.
Moko-na-kamba (one who is
tied).
Alonguli-mokassi.
Maboke.
Appessi fimbu (give lashes).
Fimbn (lashes).
Likitti-na-palata,
Afnkassi.
Ati (kutia).
Alumbi-na-sopo.
Akufi.
Q.
Quantity, a . Ming!.
Quarrel . . Abundi.






BANGALA VOCABULARY.
25
Quarter (J)
Quarters .
Question, to
Quick .
Quiet .
N'dako (a house).
Alubi.
Noki; bango.
Bi. "
Rabbit
Rag
Rain
Rainy
Raise
,Rare
'Rascal
.Rat
Raw
Read .
Ready .
Reason .
Receive, to
Recently .
Recognise, to
Recollect .
Red .
Reed-buck
Reference, with
Refuse, to
Regiment
Regulation
Reins .
Release .
.to
R.
Dakota.
Kitambala.
Bula maliba-na-likoro.
Gara.
Assimami.
Mingi-t6 (lit. not many).
i (lit. beast)
-alambi -16 (not yet
cooked).
Ameni-waraga.
Assiri (lit. finished).
Kula.
Akamati.
Na-sasselpi.
Ahibi.
Ahibi.
Bibwana Mukundu.
Tagbua.
D'jambi.
Kampani-mnkuru (lit. big com-
pany.
Kamba-na-dongi.
Alonguli.


26
BANGALA YOCABULAKY. 26
S.
So; likitti.
Kitti-na-dongi.
Abumbi.
Tikna.
Pila-moko.
M'bome.
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(brass).
:(straw).
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BANGALA VOCABULARY.
27
Silent, to be
Similar .
Sister .
Skin ..
Slave .
Sleep .
Satisfied
Say .
Scent .
Scissors
Scoops (Dura measure),
Seat .
See .
Seek .
Self .
Sentry
Servant
Sesame
Several
Sew, to
Sopo-malamo.
Alnbi.
Malassi.
M'beli-mokassi.
Gala.
Kitti.
Ameni.
Akabi.
Mene-mene.
Sentri.
Boy..
Sombwa sim-sim.
Mingi.
Assali-na-sindani (lit. to work
with a needle).
Kondolo.
Adjali molibda.
Gonibe.
Katala.
Apeki-na-bunduki.
Moke.
Mabeka.
Abingi-mokassi.
Pans.
Akangi.
Abeli koubela.
Pay a.
Akangl-monoko-na-yo (shut
your mouth )
Attakari pete-pete.
Pila-moko.
N'deko-mokari.
Poto or Loposo. PI. M'poso.
Mombo mokobe.
Alali.
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28
BANGALA "YOG ABU LAKY.
Sleeping sickness
Slowly . .
Small....
Small-pox .
Smell .
Smoke . .
Snake . .
So, in this way .
Soap .
Softly....
Soldier . .
Soil ....
Sorghum (dura)
Sound (to) (bugle)
Soup .
Speak ....
Spear .
Spirit, bad .
Spoon....
Squall . .
Stab ....
Star ....
Stay stop .
Steady . .
Steal ....
Steamer . .
Stick, a . .
Stomach . .
Stone ....
Stop (leave it).
Storm. .
Straight .
Strap . .
Straw . .
Pongi amindu (Nile).
Pete-Pete.
Moke mokuse.
Magbelli.
Alumbi.
M al i nga-na-mot o.
Nioka.
Boio.
Sabun.
Pole-Pole.
Tnku-tuku.
N'Yele.
Yund6.
Apiki.
Supn.
Alubi.
Likongo (pi. makongo).
Likundu.
Lokele pi. N'Kele.
Bula-pepe.
Attobali.
ongi. ,
kari Assimari Attiki.
Pete-pete
Mnhibi.
Massuwa.
N'djette.
Sopo.
Libogo.
Atlki (assiri: enough, stop,
wait assimami!).
Bula.
Malamo.
Kamba-na-poto (leather).
Maiyane.






BANGALA VOCABULARY.
29
T.
Meza.
Kitambala-na-meza.
Tungbu.
Akamati.
Alongnli.
Alubi.
Molai.
Te.
Apassnli.
Tala-tala.
Alubi.
D'Jumi.
N'Dako (na-gumbi).
Oyo.
Strike. .
Striker (of rifle).
String. .
Stripe (soldier's)
Strong .
Stuff (cloth).
Stupid .
Subsequently
Sufficient .
Sugar. .
Sun . .
Sunset .
Swear .
Swim . .
Apiki k eguila lonenguila.
Saka.
Kamba.
Kamba.
Mokassi.
N'gumbe.
Niama.
Na-simma.
Akuki.
Sukari.
Moni.
Gologolo.
Alubi mokassi.
Ahibi maliba.
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BANGALA YOCABULAKY. 30
30
Their ..
There .
Thick ..
Thief ..
Thin ..
Things .
Think..
Thirst..
Thorn..
Thou ..
Throat .
Throw (on gr
Throw away
Thus ..
Tie, to .
Tired ..
Tobacco .
To-day .
To-morrow
Tongue .
Tooth .
Tooth-brush
Tooth-pick
Top ..
Towel ..
Town ..
Tracker .
Tracks .
Trap ..
Tree ..
Tribe ..
Tribute .
Trousers .
Turn, to .
T.ask .
,-Bango.
m /here, awa).
noyubi.
-Kamba.
sing. Eloko
nknta.
na-maliba.
i-mabe.
. Kingu.
. At tupi-na-nuille.
. Attupi-na-n'jamba.
. Boio.
. Akangi.
. Mokassi-assiri.
. Kamanga.
. Lalo.
. Kesse Kesse, also L
. Lada.
. Pembe.
. Balosso-na-pembe.
. N'djette-na-pembe.
. Moto-na (lit. head c
. Kitambala.
. Matanga.
Banto-na-niam
Mogora-na-niai
Na- ^o,
Kuna per
Mokru.
Banto-mo;
Kamba-K£
Biloko si
Assali-lnki
N'zala-na-
N'djette-rr
Yo.
Kingu.
Attupi-na-
^ttupi-na-
ngi.
assi
aang
Kesse, also Lubi.
-na-pembe.
e-na-pembe.
'(lit. head of.)
la.
ICO^
peopll
=
viokan'bamon'^
niama.
la-niama.
-na-niama.
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BANGALA VOCABULARY. 59
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bo
na-
te-.
roiatolLssl.s
^iboate-lakalaka
V LK5MMM
Wages . Mossolo.
Wait, to . Atikari.
Wait I . Kokoro (aesimami).
Twine
Two .
Kamba.
Mibale.
Ugly ...
Under. .
Understand, to
Up, Upon
Urine . .
Useless
U.
Mabe.
Na-se.
Ahibi.
Na-likoro.
Maliba-massini or menyl,
maliba-na-Saka.
Pamba.
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mill


BANGALA VOCABULARY. 60
. Alambini.
. Alongoli na Kubala.
. Atambuli.
. Breck. j
. Allngi.'
. Moto.
. Assuknli.
. A tali.
. Maliba.
ng Maliba na kubela.
. Borongo.
. Kati-Kati-na-maliba-mibale.
. N'zila.
. Bissu.
. Pamba goi-goi.
. Agami.
. Nini.
. Wapi
. Fimbu.
. Bigbuba, Pembe.
. Mussungu.
. Zambi nini.
. M'wasi pi. Basi.
. Yo aringi.
. Bula.
. Missn na n'dako.
. Massanga.
. Alingi.
. Mokare.
. Ndjette.
. Kussala.
. Assali.
. Pota.
. Assali waraga.
. . Waraga.
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BANGALA VOCABULARY. 63
v.
. . a.
. . Lubi.
. . Binn.
. . Na-sasseipi moke-moke
animal) Mototo.
. . Yo-mene-mene.
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BANGALA VOCABULARY.
Numerah.
1 Moko.
2 Mibale.
3 Missatu.
4 Mene.
5 Mitanu.
6 Sitta.
7 Saba.
8 Moambi.
9 Libua.
10 DjnmL
11 Djumi-na-moko, etc.
20 Tuku-mibale.
30 Tuku-missatu..
45 Tukn-mene-na-mi bcxnu.
100 Kama.
200 Kama-mibale.
1000 Kutu.




BANGALA VOCABULARY
Pronouns
N'gei.
Yo.
Ye.
Bissn.
Binu.
Bango-
IThHewYOTh




BANGALA VOCABULARY.
39
GENERAL.
Take this letter to the com-
mandant and wait for
an answer.
What is that used for
Do you hear [understand)
Go, help him.
Why did you not do what I
tolcl you
Have you seen the officer
Yes, he has gone to the top
of the hill. ,
When did he go there
I saio some elephants near
that village yesterday
they were eating the
bananas.
Why did you do that
What is your name
What is the matter
Are you content
Good day, chief!
This is not a Belgian officer
he is another white man.
Aki na warraga awa na
commandani yo alambi
monoko na ye.
Oyo zambi na nini
Yo ahioki
Akamatti ye, ake azadi na
ye.
Zambi yo assali te pilo
moko n'gei alnbi
Yo ameni musungu na tuki-
tuki
A ye aki na'likoro na
libogo.
Ye aki koona moni wapi
(lit. where was the sun)
N'gei assiri ameni m'bongo
pene-pene na matanga
lubi kulela m'bogo.
Djane binanini yo assali
pila moko
Kombo na you nini
Zambi na nini (or) Nipo na
nini?
Sopo na yo malamo
Senene mokoto 1
Oya mosongo na Bolama-
tari te, oya koddi.


40
BANGALA YOCABULAKY. 40
Long ago I shot many ante-
lope ^ to-day nothing.
This work is not good.
Originally there were ten,
now there are only two.
Who has stolen my clothes
You yourself.
The white man has become
irritable.
He has come (or) He is here.
Look for my stick.
His coat does not fit me.
The meat is not sufficient
for all the men.
It is quite true.
It is false.
I can do no more.
Be careful to lose nothing.
What is the name of that
fruit
I don't know I have never
seen one like it before.
Is it good to eat
No, bad. If you eat it you
will die.
After sunset.
In the dark.
If you work well I will give
you something good.
Kala-kala n'gei apekaki
liiama mingi liero n'gei
apeki te.
Knssala oyo malamo te.
Agaraki d'jumi, na sasseipi
ajaji mibale pamba.
Nini muhibi n'gombe na
n'gei?
Yo mene-mene.
Sopo na mussnngu abia
mabe.
Assiri akumi. Ajaji awa.
Akabi n'djette na n'gei.
Koti na ye akuki na n'gei
te.
Miama akuki te zambe na
banto yonzo.
Lukuta te.
Lukutu.
Makassi na n'gei assiri.
Amene malamo akimi
te.
Kombo na m'boma awa
nini
N'gei ahibi te : n'gei ameni
m'boma pilo moko na ye
te.
Aw ya malamo na kulela
Te mabe. Soko yo aleli, yo
akufi.
Moni assiri akufi.
Na ni'butn.
Soko yo assali malamo,
n'gei apessi yo biloko
malanio.


BANGALA VOCABULARY.
41
If you don't work well you
will be punished (lashes).
Bo you hear
There are.
Soko yo assali malamo te,
you akamati fimbu.
Yo aoki
Ajaji.




BANGALA VOCABULARY.
43
m CAMP.
Lay the table.
Kill a fowl.
I die of hunger.
Who broke this lamp
Make my baggage ready to
start to-morroio.
Send your men to look for
firewood.
You will come with me to-
morrow, as I clon't know
the road.
Wake me early.
Wake me very early.
Boy make my bed.
It is not my business.
It is all the same to me.
It is false.
I am sleepy.
I can do no more.
I am hungry.
Abi meza.
Abocguli koko-moko.
N'gei akafi n'zala.
Tala awa assiri akufi na
nini
Akungi youso biloko na
n'gei na aki lnbi.
Asnmi banto na yo aka-
matti n'djitte na moto.
Kessi-kessi yo abia na n'gei
zambi n'gei ahibi n'zila
te.
Abengi n'gei kes<-i-kesse.
Abengi n'gei kessi-kesse
noki.
Boy! Assali m'betto na
n'gei
Kula na n'gei te.
Zamb6 te (lit. <{ why not ").
Lukutu.
Kulala akamati n'gei.
Makassi na n'gei assiri.
N'zala assali n'gei.




BANGALA VOCABULARY. 75
45
ON THE MARCH.
I will camp here to-night if
there is a good place to
sleep.
Is this Lukudu,s village
They are his people, but his
village is further on.
What time shall we get
there
At noon if you travel
quickly.
After sunset.
In the dark.
You won't arrive to-day
perhaps to-morrow morn-
ing early.
Where is the donkey
Wait a minute, I will go to
see.
The donkey boy has run
away and a lion has
killed the donkey.
Walk in front of me.
Dont walk in the millet.
Is there any game near
here
N'gei alali koona soko ajaji
sicca malamo na kulala.
Awya matanga na lukudn
Owya banto na ye n'dako
na ye mene-mene ajaji
11a libosso.
Bissu akumi koona moni
wapi
Soko atambali mokassi, yo
akumi na matanga moni
kati-kati.
Moni assiri akufi,
Na m'bntu.
Aknmi lero te soko lubi
kessi-kessi.
Dongi wapi
Kokoro 1 N'geia meni (or
akabi).
Boy na dongi assiri akemi,
na tombu abonguli dongi.
Aki na libosso na n'gei.
Atambali na main t6.
Niama adjaji pene-pene
awa?


46
BANGALA VOCABULARY.
Carry my gun carefully.
Get out of the way.
What is the name of this
village
Who is the chief
What tribe does he belong
,to?
Does he pay tribute to the
government
Go and fetch him.
Good day, chief.
Tell him that I require a
man to show me the road.
Have you any goats, fowls,
or eggs
Here are none.
I want two fowls.
I will pay you well.
Go and look for some
amongst the natives.
Have you, yourself, seen
him dead
No, the people on that hill
told me.
Akamatti bunduki na n'gei
petti.
Alonguli na n'zila.
Kombo na inatanga nini
Mokoto nini.
M'Boko na ye wapi
Bafuta mossolo na kalan-
ga?
Aki abia na ye awa.
Senene mokoto.
Alubi ye n'gei alingi banto
moko ahibi n'zila.
Koko, meme, parakonda na
yo adjaji.
Adjali te.
N'gei alingi koko mibale.
N'gei apesse yo mossolo
malamo.
Aki akabi yo na bassenzi.
Yo mene-mene ameni ye
assiri akufi
T6, banto na likoro 11a
libogo koona alubi n'gei.






Will you go shooting to-
day
Where is the boy with my
big gun ( 450)
He is coming along behind.
He has gone on in front.
Is there any game round
here
Only small game.
Are there elephants near
the village
No, they are a long way off
in the bush.
Do they come here at night
They were in the dhurra
this morning.
Are there any guinea-fowl
here
There are none here.
There are.
Many
Thousands.
Carry my gun carefully.
Yo aringi aki akabi niama
lero?
Boy na bunduki mokassi
wapi
Ye ajali kubia na simma.
Ye aki na libosso.
Niama na jamba ajaji pene-
pene
Ajaji niama, moke-moke
pamba.
M'Bongo pene-pene na ma-
tanga adjaji
Pene-pene te ajaji koona-
koona mingi na jamba.
Ye akumi awa na m'buto.
Kesse-kesse ajaji na vnnde.
Kanga ajija awa
Adjali te.
Ajaji.
Mingi? %
Pilo moko myan6 (lit. Like
the grass").
Akamatti bunduki na n'gei
petti.








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