BEGGING is very prevalent, and charity is regarded as a duty. Wealthy people are, of course, most exposed to beggars. (959) Li blah allah be s-s'aya yeqpirJ, erj,-ijyor le-kbar, " He

whom God has inflicted with beggary goes to big houses." If a person wants some particular thing, say fruit or buttermilk, he goes to a place where there is plenty of it and asks the people if he may have some ; they consent by saying:-

(960) Msit8 ne blJi4 fldiyu u mratts be r-rwa!i, " You went to the country of pennyroyal and were taken ill with a cold" (for which pennyroyal is used as a medicine ; Andjra).1