Example 30-55

bága-bága; fon-fon; bufa-bufa/bur-bur
bága~bága;
termite
fon~fon;
name.of.an.insect
bufa~bufa/bur~bur
dusty
termite; name of an insect; dusty
Portuguese: formiga branca; nome de um insecto; poeirento
Comment:
There is a baabaa with the same meaning as bága-bága in Mandinga; fon-fon sounds onomatopoetic; bur-bur might be related to Malinké boroboro 'quicksand'.
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Lang 2002: s.v. bága-bága, fon-fon, bufa-bufa, bur-bur