Indigenous signs for cities in Benin (Benin)

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Explanation of glossing system used
(to understand how I describe the signs in this dictionary)


[5:] touches FTs to DS shoulder, like BOSS.1

[K] touches NDS shoulder, then DS waist + (2h)[B], FOs up, tap FTs together 2x.1(< the signs KING + CITY.)

Porto Novo
[5:] taps palm against NDH [1], FO up.1

List of sources cited

1. Native signer informant (name lost), personal communication, 1990.