lillu

Language
Kabyle
Country
Algeria
Area
Iwaḍiyen
Adult speech
idrimen
English
money
Part of speech
Noun
Comments
Cf. lullu 'toy' (in other dialects?), adult alelluš ‘toy’, ‘little unimportant object’. Not used in At Zmenzer. Adult term from BT? Ancient Mediterranean root according to Ferguson. There are some other Kabyle words with the root LL. In Taɛemmušt dialect, talellešt is ‘rose’. In Moroccan Berber, a related term is also used for 'flower'. [Taɛemmušt/Taâemmusht/Amoucha is a dialect spoken around the town of Amoucha, East of Kherrata]
Tags
object, world

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Mouffok Questionnaire In situ 2015

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