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h3s.Mehie, emie, ekwie
ha1Pers.PronI (my, me, I)Ha o, hano sa o, wueir mon ley ey.I and my wife want to go to the garden.Derived forms: hakwe, hano, hane
ha2prtindicates increasing distance between subject and objectHakwe hano oryay se ok me ha ley.I send word to my older brother.Hiykwe hano hopion mokwe uwr har mo iha mon kow ha.He sent me my pigmeat along with some men.mamey ke mey hasend a letterwayh se lira hasee off a friend
ha3vgo upstream, swim, move in the waterhiykwe hu hahe swimsHiykwe hu korey ha nonkway pa.He does not know how to swim
haiFOCfocus, often used in questionsHai no nwoh payhokuaw lokrue so?About your dog, why did he die?
hainadvbehindney me lokriy hainleft the children behind
haionvwalk in upstream directionHakwe kiaw haion.I walk upstream by land.
hakamaynoldest, leading, grown uporyay hakamayoldest brotheruwr hakamayleader, chiefOmok hakwe uwr hakamay lwak ankin, yeyk liy meio.Later when I am grown up, I am able to make a canoe.
hakanvfleeHiy hakan liok, sawk uwr prueyn hiy hye nweyh swawr kwawk prosue.He tried to flee, but one man stopped him by grabbing and holding him.
hakievwalk downstreamhiykwe kiaw hakieHe goes downstream by land
hakwawPers.PronI myself, only I
hakwePers.PronI
hanemehane kow egive it to me
hane-hanevbegAiai mokwe, hane peie hane-hane a o.Don't beg me for food
hanomy, mine
harINDF.PRNsomesa harsome women
harawadjshortyerki harawa short roadenekwei harawa short time
harokvstand, at the side?
hausnhouse (loanword)haus sikhospital
haw-V.PF.DIRLpfxindicates groundlevel ?? or ha-??haw-wak sirsitting on the ground
hawoncfliawonwon2vlie (on flat area?)
hawrvwashhu hawrwash oneself, take a swim
hay1INTNSveryaiopey hay, meipey hay,very big, very long
hay2nmagic powerUwr prueyn hiykwe hyo su se hay non nak-knue.The man wrapped something with magic power around his coconut tree. (in order that no other man will touch the coconut tree.)Uwr hakamay homkwe huok-hay non.The chief men have a powerful story to kill pigs.
hay-uwrman with magic power