habitkʋdemde1ʋ̀-éncustom, habit, traditionKʋdem-bull ka ket kʋdem-koom ye.The river of uses and customs has run out of habits and customs. (Proverb: nowadays, very important parts of our cultures have disappeared and others are in the process of disappearing. It is a bitter observation)synminingurog-m-mikirog-m-mikincustom, habit, traditionsynkʋdemde1mininguminungunhabitYaa minungu.It is the habit.miunungunhabit, custommininguncustom, habitB dag n maana wa sẽn zems maan-kʋʋdbã miningã.They did things according to the custom of the priests.synkʋdemde1rog-m-mikitẽn-kʋdemde
habitationyiri1í-ìnhouse, dwelling, habitation, residence, compoundF yʋʋr sã n sãam raagẽ, ka tõe n kul yir n tɩ maneg ye.If your name is tarnished at the market, it is difficult to cure it at home. (proverb saying: All those who have had bad information will not have the denial or the true version of the situation and will continue to convey the false one to the detriment of the person)6.5Building
habitualyɩbɩ́auxdo usually, customary, habitualA yɩb n waame.He comes usually.synmi2ni3nib
habituallyraasenkamánevery day, habituallyRaasenkam a wata ka.Every day he comes here.
habitually (do)minim2vdo habitually, usually do, to adapt, become habituated, accustomed, used toA kẽe karen-doogẽ wã wa a sẽn minim n maandẽ wã.He went to school as he usually did.
habituatelange1á-èvbe accustomed to, habituate to, be used toA langa gõeem wakat kãnga.He is used to sleep at this time.
hackkɛ1ɛ̀verb.itcut one or several things with several hitsB kɛɛda tɩɩg ning fãa sẽn ka womd bi-sõama.Any tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down.kɛɛge1ɛ̀vto cut one thing (single instance), to chop, to hackA kɛɛga tɩɩgã ne karentɛ.He cut the tree with a machete / cutlass.
haggardmenegaéadjscrawny, gaunt, haggard (lack of flesh and muscles)Kar-menega.Haggard leg.mene2vbe scraggy, gaunt, haggard, emaciatedBãngr wʋsg menda karse.Too much knowledge makes the feet stunted. (Proverb: excess intelligence makes ‹weird› what we can also say about over-gifted people.)
HajjilahaginAl Hajji, a Muslim man who went to Mecca
halfbogre 1ónpart, half, side, slice, sequenceboakaónhalf, part of something split into two partskõ-m gʋ-boak tɩ m wãbe.Give me the split cola to chew.pʋsʋkaʋ́-ánmiddle, halfYãk pʋsʋka, la f kell pʋsʋka.Take half of it and leave the other half there.
half closedgẽoogoé-òadjhalf closedNin-gẽoog soaba.Person with half closed eyes.