Noun, fem, te m-piris: graciously. em-pirish, pi. im-pirishin the space in front of a Maasai house inside the enclosure. Noun ... from the verb a-ipir: to aim, and more so from its motion-towards form a-ipir-u: to originate, to kindle a fire by rubbing the fire-stick. ... The diagram tries to put all the various groups in their proper piace.
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