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hwahnyatnfood exchangeTradition related to initiation line (goes down in the family line).kawasLenge Tumam tinge yotop Musingwik yende hwahnyat.The people from Tumam exchanged food with the people from Musingwik.Ol manmeri bilong Tumam i mekim kawas kaikai wantaim ol lain bilong Musingwik.
hwaiadvdescending ; emptied housepundaun kam daun ; haus i no gat samting insaitKapa luku ki turkun hwai nate gah.This sheet of roofing iron fell down.Dispela kapa i pundaun i kam daun.Yukoh uku ki hwai supule.The house is completely empty inside.Dispela haus i no gat wanpela samting insait.
hwaimbiryewvtwinkle an eye ; occasionalopim na pasim ai ; i no go kam olgeta taim (wanwan taim tasol)
hwaimbuhuadvsometimessampela taimŊam mala mat Ŋoloh hwaimbuhu.I go to Wewak sometimes.Mi go long Wewak sampela taim.
hwaihwaiadvclosely ; vacantklostu klostuTinge yisilih yisilihme kin hwaihwai sai.They interrogated him closely.Ol i wok long askim askim em klostu klostu.
hwaihwaiyeadvemptied ; vacantnogat wanpela samtingŊam ma meteke'e ta ki sai hwaihwaiye.I will see it emptied.Mi go lukim tasol i nogat wanpela samting i stap.
hwaiyeadvopen more ; give spaceopim moa ; suruk i go liklikEnde hwaiye kohmap ot.Open the door more (so that) you can come in.Opim dua moa inap yu kam insait.
hwai'eadjdrydraiŊau namba'e hihyelih poi si hwai'e.The sun dried our clothes.San i mekim klos bilong mipela i kamap drai.
hwal'eadjadequate (temporarily)stretim liklik nautasol bihain yu mas stretim gutMa mende wah ŋam hwal'e pe, ma mil.I will make something temporarily adequate, and then I will go.Mi bai stretim wok bilong mi liklik nau, na mi bai go (tasol bihain mi bai stretim gut).
hwaŋnsnakesnekHwaŋ ŋengel'e Naisi nal yokoh tinge.A snake bit Naisi at their house.Snek i kaikaim Naisi long haus bilong ol.
hwaŋ gunuhwarmnsnakepoisonous, brown with grey spotssnekI gat poisin na blekpela mak long en.
hwapn1problem ; trouble hevi ; trabelPoi yukur mamba'e hwap ŋaiye poi mal Wewak.We didn't have any problems going to Wewak.Mipela i no kisim wanpela hevi long taim mipela go long Wewak.2sinsinGot se ka ongohe hwap lalme.God will remove all sins.God bai rausim olgeta sin.
hwatenmountain ; hillmauntenYukoh Bumum sai ŋanah hwate.Bumum's house is on a mountain.Haus bilong Bumum i stap antap long maunten.
hwate mbrisncavehul long sait bilong mauntencf.mbriscave
hwilhwilnbetel nutwild, with big nutswel buaiPikinini blg en bikpela.
hwitei'ndarkness (very black)blek tumasMarp uku hwitei' supule.This saucepan is very black.Dispela sospen i blek tumas.
hwihwaisp. var.hihwai1hwihwaiye1advquicklyhariapYa mende wah hwihwai pe, ya mil stua.Let's do our work quickly, and then go to the store.Yumi wok hariap, na yumi bai go long stua.cf.hihwaiyequickly
hwihwaiye1sp. var. ofhwihwaihwihwaiquickly
hwihwaiye3advquickly hariapcf.hihwai1quicklysp. var. ofhwihwaihihwaiyequickly
hwulkiyeadjgame not found when huntingraunim abus na i no bungim wanpela
hwundei'nmountain top ; ridgehet bilong mauntenKin nenge ŋam na nah hwate hwundi' ŋembere.He took me on top of a big mountain.Em kisim mi i go antap long het bilong bikpela maunten.