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haloyaminanslippery coconut meatHaloyamina mate te ma'iyen e ai bonuda te toledi. We chew the slippery coconut meat (when it's at the embryo stage) or put it on our sores.At this stage of development, when the coconut embryo has been formed, the liquid is absorbed and the meat becomes slippery and a bit greasy.6.2.1.7.1Growing coconuts2.5.7.3Medicinal plantsSpelling: where are the breaks here? is it {halo yamina} or {haloyamina} or {halo yamina}?
haluVinfloat, to
halu fapapaliVindrift ashore, toYa halu fapapali, be amainiya ya ota'ota.He (drifted ashore) and then he remained there.
halu~hitiVinfloat up onto, toGoma wa ya alele eee--, bonabonaluwa esa yai ya halu hiti'i.The boy floated on, until he floated up against an island.
halu~hitiniVinland on the beach, toUlu hesa ya be'u. Ya alele, be ya lau da'oda'o yai, ya halu~hitini.Another fruit fell. It floated and went to the rocky beach, and bumped ashore.
hama-n > gerpfxRDP
hamo'afiVinbarren, to beIn moho, hige natudi; paꞌana Elisabeta ya hamo'afiBut they did not have children, because Elizabeth was barren.2.6.3.8Fertile, infertilecomp.kawa~hamohamo'afiyenVtrcall someone barren (to)der.kawa~hamohamo'afiyenVtrcall someone barren (to)cont.kawa~hamohamo'afiyenVtrcall someone barren (to)unspec. comp. formhamohamo'afinapartbarren
hamohamo'afidipartbarrenWawahin hamohamo'afidi haba sa kwade!3s: hamohamoafina, 3p: hamohamo'afidi
hamohamo'afinaunspec. comp. form ofhamo'afipartbarren
hamohamo'afina, waihinNP1barren womanFuya haisa mate waihin hamohamo'afina haba ena tau lau fayofayo waihinna ya nuwa afulen lahuna ai lisina, be sa eno bili. Sometimes a barren woman will give her female slave to her husband for them to have sexual relations (lit sleep together).2woman who is barren
hana-Vin > npfxRDP{hanahanau}
hanahanauVin1approach, to2draw near, toYa lau, ya lau, ya lofo, ya sae ya sae, ya sae yee--, Ya hanahanau bena Nawalahi ya abi'ina, . . .He went and went, he flew, he went up and up and up until-- he drew near so that he might touch the moon, ...
hanahanauider. ofcont. ofhanau1Vtrapproaching it, to beEda'eda yai ya laolaoma, luma ya hanahanaui, mate dagugu ya atahi.He was coming on the path, he was approaching the house, and he heard the noise.
hanau2gerapproaching
handele esegaNU1one hundred2hundred, oneMuli yai sa fiyo, sa miyamiya na, hinaga waihin aho wa, handele esega ya fatamalidi, kokome.Then they went back and were staying there, znd the woman also sent one hndred of them, the kokome.
hantapuna, maCOMwith interesthaba E fuyoma mate egu moni hudohudo'ina ma hantapuna ya abi~fafuyo?When I returned, then I would get my my various money back with interest/increase?The expression {ma hantapuna} only occurs once in the Buhutu data at this time, May 2018, so the meaning is not 100% clear.
Hanuka Mata'asinaNPHannukah FestivalWa'o'o fuyanna yai, na Yelusalem yai, Hanuka Mata'asina sa ginauli.During the cold season, in Jerusalem, they did the Hanukah Festival.
hapunanhalfBuhutu Recipe Book
hasala nuwanuwasupudiNPyoung women, innocentSometimes used for virgins in Matthew 25.
hatahatantablena galasi sa tano ta'i'ili. Hatahata wa fakou. they go around collecting the communion cups. You cover up the table.Reditionally a {hatahata} was made by erecting small posts in the ground, and constructing a table top on them. Nowadays, {hatahata} is sometimes used to refer to a moveable table with legs.
hatu1Vtrbeat it, to2gerbeating
hatuhatuna, kanuwaNPmound for sweet potatoes6.2.1.2Growing roots6.2.1.2.1Growing potatoes
hatu'inagerbeating, its
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