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Story: How the Bushman women show their admiration for the horse


How the Bushman women show their admiration for the horse


Lucy Lloyd |xam notebooks


The admiration of Bushman women for the horse. The sound of the cantering of horses imitated by them. By /han≠kass’o (L VIII.-31. 8737-8740). The people say that the horse canters, or dances because it feels proud on account of the women's admiration.


1) See also !kuppen (imitation of the sound of horses), 2) p.8736v: a click used by women to show admiration, 3) p.8737v: |han≠kass'o does not know the song the women sing, as it is a 'woman's song', 4) This story is found in Book VIII-31


|han≠kass'o (Klein Jantje) (VIII)


14 August 1879


Custom and daily life


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Book: BC_151_A2_1_106

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Book: BC_151_A2_1_106