Story: !kuppen (imitation of the sound of horses)
!kuppen (imitation of the sound of horses)
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 women sit with a rolled up kaross between their knees and slap it making the sound of the horse.
1) See also How the Bushman women show their admiration for the horse, 2) p.8737v: the women 'play' the kaross, 2) p.8738v: how the women hold the kaross between their knees while they 'play', 3) p.8739v: the noise the kaross makes as the women slap it, 4) This story is found in Book VIII-31
15 August 1879
horse (!kuppen and how women imitate their cantering by striking a kaross) , women ('a play it is, a women's play') , women (put a kaross between their legs and strike it) , women (they !kuppen and imitate the sound of horses) , !kuppen ('a play it is, a women's play') , !kuppen (how women imitate the sound of the horse by striking a kaross) , kaross (what it says) , kaross (and how women imitate the sound of a horse) , kaross (is struck when women !kuppen) , kaross (sounds like a horse cantering when struck) , kaross (women 'play' it)