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  WAR-CRIES (seQrat)
 The following are all the cries which they shout.

1. "Leopard of the neck;" i. e. who bites the neck.

2. "Humming of the tribe;" i. e. the whole tribe hums and talks about him.

3. " Hereb ') the man-eater."

4. Habram name of a race of cattle.

5. "It (viz. the shield) has no feet, and I do not leave it."

6. "He-camel." 6a. "He-camel running loose."

7. 'Running away."

8. "Trampling."

9. Libe\ name of a race of cattle.

10. Le^e; the same as the preceding.

11. "Drowning whirlpool."

12. "Black whirlpool."

13. "He disturbed."

14. Hamasenay surname of a family among the Mansa.

15. Hera; name of a race of cattle.

1 6. "Wounded, elephant."

17. "Boasting before the girls." i /a. u Boasting before the boys. ' '

18. "Four year old lion."

19. "Man-eating lion."

20. Hedakwat; name of a race of cattle.

21. "Protection of his fellows."

22. "Protection of his company."

23. Merzem, i. e. Sirius.

24. "Nail of the party;" i.e. stronghold.

25. Matela; name of a race of cattle.

26. "Liberal."

27. "Fire on the ground."

28. "Sharp-horned bullock."

29. "Bullock running loose."

30. "She tormented;" the feminine form refers to a collective noun, like army.

31. "Spark of blood."

32. Seber \ names of races

33. Sabarit ) of cattle.

34. "Drinker of blood."



37."Eater of babe[s]."

38."Hot powder."

39."Man of confidence."

40."Man of revenge." 2 )

41."Man of the fate."

42."Man of blood."

43."Staying behind," viz. when others flee.

44."Broken bullock," i. e. used to war as the broken bullock to the plough.

45."A nattdbay 3 ) in his qualities."

46."She-elephant with her young."

47."Father of the party."


49."Maker of booty;"

50."Hater of goodness."

51."Does not spare"

52."Of bad temper."

53."Tarrying," viz. when others flee.

54."Does not take counsel,"

55. "Footman," i. e. goes and runs everywhere, even through the thicket and on roads where a rider cannot go.

56. "Cutting (running) through elephants."

57. "Elephant;"

58. "Brother of the girl, ready for war."

59. "Christian tyrant."

60. "Bull of his fellows." 3

61. "Bull without cows;" i.e. "I am a strong bull although I have no cows."

62. "Out-of-door bull."

63. "Bull before the boys."

64. "Bull of the village."

65. "Bull of the tribe."

66. "Bull running loose." l )

67. Wdrl; name of a race of cattle.

68. "Man-eating wild animal."

69. "Challenging."

70. "Good marksman;"

71. "Good marksman, man of blood."

72. "Good marksman with his hands."

73. "Good marksman, fearful rebel."

74. "Arab, son of an Arab."

75. ^Arba \ names of races

76. ^Arba-dali ) of cattle.

77. "Impetuous rebel."

78. "He-elephant with his young."

79. "Shield of rhinoceros-hide."

80. "Male buffalo."

81. "Robber of the tribe."
82. Zareda; name of a race of cattle.
83. "Boaster."
84. Derara, 4 ) son of Derara?}
85. "Food of the vultures."
86. "Sitting debfa"
87. "Impetuous, indeliberate;"
88. "Soldier;"
89. "Bowlder," "rolling rock;"
90. "Lioness."
91. "Lioness with her young."
92. Gdrb'dl or Garabm; not explained.
93. "Man-eater."
94. "Falling corpse."
95. "Red-lanced," viz. having a lance red of blood.
96. "Red at noon;" i.e. reddens all with blood.
97. "Snorting of elephants."
98. "Darkness [as frightful as a wild] animal with her young."
99. "Feared darkness."
100. "Drawer of his limit;" i. e. unapproachable.
101. "Feared frightener."
102. "Bold."
103. "Bold one of the footmen." - - "Bold of religion" [is sometimes said by priestsof themselves, but is no war-cry].
104. "Scattered [armies]."
i) Hereb was a famous man among the Habab. The word for "man-eater" means a wild animal that is accustomed to killing, also a biting dog, etc.
1) Literally "those that are of his age."
2) Literally "of a chronical disease."
3) The "bull" in these war-cries (28, 29, 60 66) reminds, of course, of
the "royal bull" in ancient Egypt.
4) I. e. "her food," viz. of the army.