The numbers go up to five, and for living objects the word bird is added, for inanimate yam, for large objects ship.'- There are other terms for bundles of sugarcanes, rows (planted) of yams, &c.; and sometimes things are counted by threes.
The two auxiliary verbs are kam, " I have," and yam, "I am."
crenata), or latent, as in the Chinese yam (Dioscorea Batatas).
No eyes are visible in the Chinese yam, but slices of the long club-shaped tubers will push out young shoots and form independent plants, if planted with ordinary care.
esculents), the banana, sweet potato, yam, bread-fruit and cocoa-nut.
40-45), an endeavour to pass Edom failed, and the people turned back to the Yam Suph (here at the head of the Gulf of Akabah) and proceeded up to the east of Edom and Moab.
Not only are rice and maize, sugar and coffee, among the widely cultivated crops, but the coco-nut, the bread-fruit, the banana and plantain, the sugar-palm, the tea-plant, the sago-palm, the coco-tree, the ground-nut, the yam, the cassava, and others besides, are of practical importance.
Other characteristic plants of the Coastal Plain are the cranberry, wild rice, wild yam, wax myrtle, wistaria, trumpet flower, passion flower, holly and white alder.
This in all probability arises from their salubrious climate, and the comparative sterility of their soil rendering them dependent upon the cultivation of the ground for the yam, the arum, and the sweet potato, their chief articles of food.
Scale of Metres o co 20 30 40 5 Scale of Yards 0 i p zo g o 40 ?o climbing plants with slender herbaceous or shrubby shoots, to which belong the yam and the British black bryony, Tamus communis.
The Pyrenees are relatively as rich in endemic species as the Alps, and among the most remarkable instances of that endemism is the occurrence of the sole European species of Dioscorea (yam), the D.
The natives live very largely on vegetable food, among the most important plants which supply them being the taro, yam, banana, bread-fruit, arrow-root, pandanus and coco-nut.
The chief staple of life is the yam, the names of several months in the calendar having reference to its cultivation and ripening.
Sugar-cane, indigo, hemp, peanuts, potatoes of different varieties, yam, taro, beans, sesamum, pumpkins and vegetables of all kinds are also grown.
We hear, too, of corporeal days and years, corporeal virtues, and actions (like walking) which are bodies ((Teo yam) Obviously, again, the Stoic quality corresponds to Aristotle's essential form; in both systems the active principle, " the cause of all that matter becomes," is that which accounts for the existence of a given concrete thing (Xoyos Ti s ov61as).
Its main features may be summed as follows: - a purely agricultural life, with the plantain, yam and manioc (the last two of American origin) as the staple food; cannibalism common; rectangular houses with ridged roofs; scar-tattooing; clothing of bark-cloth or palm-fibre; occasional chipping or extraction of upper incisors; bows with strings of cane, as the principal weapons, shields of wood or wickerwork; religion, a primitive form of fetishism with the belief that death is due to witchcraft; ordeals, secret societies, the use of masks and anthropomorphic figures, and wooden gongs.
Yam, on the borders of Jauf, a vast sandy plain, extending eastwards to El Jail and El Hazm, where Halevy made his most important discoveries of Sabaean inscriptions: here he explored Main, the ancient capital of the Minaeans, Kamna on the banks of the W.
Jalap has been cultivated for many years in India, chiefly at Ootacamund, and grows there as easily as a yam, often producing clusters of tubers weighing over 9 lb; but these, as they differ in appearance from the commercial article, have not as yet obtained a place in the English market.
At the yam harvest, major festivals take place.
In fact every time the term yam is used in advertising or on labels such as those on canned foods, the words 'sweet potato' must be located nearby to avoid confusion.
The cultivated trees and plants of importance are, besides rubber, the manioc or cassada, the orange tree, lime, cacao, coffee, pineapple (which now runs wild over the whole of Liberia), sour sop, ginger, papaw, alligator apple, avocado pear, okro, cotton (Gossypium peruvianum - the kidney cotton), indigo, sweet potato, capsicum (chillie), bread-fruit, arrowroot (Maranta), banana, yam, "coco"-yam (Colocasia antiquorum, var.
Among plants remarkable in their appearance and structure may be noted the cactus-like Euphorbiae or spurge plants, the Stapelia or carrion flower, and the elephant's foot or Hottentots' bread, a plant of the same order as the yam.
bury Vampire Taoist master Chu (Lam Ching-Ying) is called upon by Mr Yam to deal with his father's improperly buried corpse.
wild yam has been reported to raise HDL cholesterol in preliminary research.
He has left behind half an acre of yellow yam and a girl with a pretty black mole on her upper lip.
Madeira vine, American ground nut, Chinese yam and Kiwi fruit are all starting to grow well.
yam harvest, major festivals take place.
yam tubers, which were inoculated with C. gloeosporioides, developed characteristic discoloration of the meristem and cortex.
yam houses, and the second ring of the dwellings that face them.
Some Thai dishes have large amounts of ginger in them, eg tom yam kung [sea food soup] .
3 As to the route taken across the Red Sea (Yam Suph) scholars are not agreed (see W.
Moreover an historical commission at Munich has published twenty-eight volumes in the series Die Chroniken der deutsche-n Stddte yam 14.
Wild yam has been reported to raise HDL cholesterol in preliminary research.
Take endocrine herbs and uterine tonics to balance the system such as agnus castus berry, squaw vine herb and wild yam root.
In the study presented here, yam tubers, which were inoculated with C. gloeosporioides, developed characteristic discoloration of the meristem and cortex.
The first ring consists of the yam houses, and the second ring of the dwellings that face them.
Some Thai dishes have large amounts of ginger in them, eg tom yam kung [sea food soup ].
Wild Yam is a remedy which many women have found helpful.
God of Dice is based on a classic dice game from ancient China, also known as Cheerio, Yot, Yam or Yahtzee.
The Mexican wild yam (Dioscorea villosa) contains a substance that may be converted to progesterone in the body.
The women in this tribe have a diet that is high in cassava, a type of yam with a peeling that contains a chemical believed to cause hyper ovulation.
The Pan Blackened Sea Scallops with bacon scented sweet yam puree and sautéed spinach is out of this world in The Laurel Court.
Southern sweet potato soufflé is based on a vegetable beloved in the south - the sweet potato or yam.
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