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Subject: Re: Oulifa
Author: oneway21001   (Authenticated as oneway21001)
Date: May 29, 2005 at 3:46:28 PM
Reply to: Oulifa by Miss Claire
There is an english form Euiala. I do not know the meaning per se but, it has to do with ungulation - a sort of yodeling. You might hear middle easterners use that "la-la-la-la..." sound. It is meant to mimic the sound of the words Praise God or Hallelujah and a sound a horn or caller shouts announcing some set time or victory or encouragement.

sr

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