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hold1v.1taa; tari; ‘ti; ‘tiire; nyogi; nyogira2(restrain) legi; legira; (keep back) bigi; bigira. hold one’s breath: ngmaa vuunhung. hold one’s tongue: tang nuori3(accommodate; have capacity to contain) tuong kpe; kpiera.This suitcase can’t hold all your clothesI bungyerihi ni jaa kung tuong kpe a wuo nga4(consider; regard; believe; affirm) di ka; sagi’di ka5(defend; keep possession of) ‘gu; ‘guro; ‘go; ‘goro; ‘so; ‘soro6(have; conduct; cause to take place) tari; ‘bing7(idiomatic uses) hold somebody/something back: (a) legi sori (b) tari sogina. hold on: (a) (firm in danger or difficulty): nyuri; nyura; nyogi kpiengaa (b) imp.) veng seri; seni; ahi bila! hold on to: (a) ‘kori mari; ‘gbunni; ‘gburing (W) (b) taa; tari. hold somebody/something out: (offer): tiri; tihi; ‘ku. hold something over: di ‘bing ‘be zaala; wagiri kanga. hold out: ta sagi; tari gberi. hold to something: ahining kpiengaa. hold somebody/something together: nyogi lang taa. hold with something: sagi; die.
hold3n.‘gbori-kpong ‘tuobu ing‘jie.
hold2n.1nyogibu; ‘tiibu2‘tijie; ‘tijiihi3(wrestling)kpiebu; tungkpiebu; nyogibu; ‘tiibu.
holdern.‘suobu; bungnyogiraa.
hole1n.bogi; bogu; bogiri; vuori; voe; ‘jipuo2n.(animals burrow; ‘dungo)bogi; bogu pl. bogiri3v.‘puo; ‘puohi.
holidayn.takodaa (D) (implied day on which nobody goes to farm)pennuu ‘bebiri (D); peenhibu ‘beu.
holinessn.pegi‘yiibu.
hollow1adj.1bung‘wogilii; bungbogu; bung’vuoho2(sunken) ‘logi. hollow eyes‘nimbilogiri.
hollow21n.bogu; ‘vuo2v.‘logi; ‘logiro.
hollyn.singma guo.
holocaustn.saambu kpong; saambukaraa; ningjemaa kuubu; ‘buung ang ‘di bung kpeleng kpeleng.
holstern.marifa wuo; pl. wuuri/wuuhi.
holyadj.1bungpegi‘yiruu; bung’forifori; dabang2Ngming‘puohi ‘puo bung nanii.
homagen.1girima; jirima (D) ‘kuubu2naa daanhibu; dannuu (D). Pay homage‘ku girima; di girima ‘ku.
home2adv.‘bi ‘yiring; ‘kuli; ‘kulo.Is he home yet?U taye ‘yiri yeng?I saw him on his way homeN nyiu ka u ‘kulo.
home1n.1‘yiri; ‘yie; kpe‘jie pl. ‘ziiri; ‘jiihi; ‘deu; ‘deri. At home: (‘bi) ‘yiring; ‘deung. Make oneself/be/feel/at home: Maa minga/inga. At home with: bang ’nimbiri; ‘mingli (D); ‘miling (W)2(attrib) ‘deu; ‘yideme; ‘deu yela. One’shometownnie (ba) ‘yiri; tinga (D); ‘tenge.homelandba‘yiri; tinga; paaluu.home-sickadj.tari ‘yiri leu gaabu volaa.home-sicknessn.‘yiri leu ‘kulibu volaa.homeworkn.‘deu tuma.homelessadj.ba tari ‘yiri bii kpe’jie.
homelyadj.1(simple) bung bayaa; bung’minnuu2ba tari dawari jaa.
homicidaladj.ningku dantaruu.
homiciden.ningku; ningkuura.
homileticsn.Ngmini ‘duohi-ing yelitarihi.
homilyn.‘duoro (D); ‘duoho; kawani iibu.
homogeneityn.‘yeni-iibu
homogeneousadj.bung yaa’yi; bung’yeni.
homosexualadj.dau ning u to bii poga ning poga taa piembu.homosexualityn.dau ning dau bii poga ning poga taa buobu.
honen.‘ku-saahaa.