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wena

/ˈweɪnə/
pronoun (South African)
1.
you; refers to the person or persons addressed but not to the speaker
Word Origin
from Nguni: you (plural)
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  • wena sat up on guard and snapped at the nasty poisonous flies, which came to annoy her master.

    Cradock Nowell, Vol. 3 (of 3) Richard Doddridge Blackmore
  • Then all was blackest night again; and even wena was swallowed up in it.

    Cradock Nowell, Vol. 3 (of 3) Richard Doddridge Blackmore
  • Then another great flash lit up all the hollow; and wena was frightened and dropped her tail, but still held on to her master.

    Cradock Nowell, Vol. 3 (of 3) Richard Doddridge Blackmore
  • wena was a very nice creature, anxious to please, and elegant; but of a different order entirely from the high–minded Caldo.

    Cradock Nowell, Vol. 1 (of 3) Richard Doddridge Blackmore
  • They stood and looked at him prettily, without either fear or defiance, and wena wanted to hunt them.

    Cradock Nowell, Vol. 3 (of 3) Richard Doddridge Blackmore
  • Then wena capered about, and barked, and came and licked his shoe, and offered to carry the coat for him.

    Cradock Nowell, Vol. 2 (of 3) Richard Doddridge Blackmore
  • Whereupon Cradock, laughing heartily, drew his barge ashore, and soon wena and himself were deep in a discussion ichthyological.

    Cradock Nowell, Vol. 3 (of 3) Richard Doddridge Blackmore
  • wena found several rabbits, all of a sandy colour, and she did enjoy most wonderfully her little chivies after them.

    Cradock Nowell, Vol. 3 (of 3) Richard Doddridge Blackmore
  • Very likely they were cannibals, and would roast him slowly, to brown him nicely, and then serve up wena for garnish.

    Cradock Nowell, Vol. 3 (of 3) Richard Doddridge Blackmore
  • That was the question Cradock asked, both of himself and wena, twenty times a day.

    Cradock Nowell, Vol. 3 (of 3) Richard Doddridge Blackmore

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