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Jirapa

District Capital


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  B13 IM Jirapa District
Longitude / °Latitude / °Location
  -2.702   10.538



MeaningOrigin
Indig. Lang.Source Lang.
Dagaare, Southern Dagaare, Southern
gyere = reed; baa = stream, river: Reed Stream
EH: "Jirapa was usually pronounced ‘Jirapa, but sometimes Ji’rapa, ... The actual Dagaare pronunciation is roughly jira-‘baa, meaning 'reed-stream', i.e. a stream of reeds." For Dagaare spelling, see URL.



  Sources
Document
URL http://mysite.verizon.net/vze827ph/lawra_language_lessons.htm
Contributor EH
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