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hahã́ dial. var.han2Sv.1to give someone somethingHa mɩ fʋ atɔ amʋ kʋ. Give me some of your things.ha itsiagreet7.4.1Give, hand tocomp.ha ɩpɔnguiltyigyihapreisthoodph. v.ha asʋdeclare innocentlɛ habetray2to allow or permit3.3.4.1Give permissioncomp.ha ɔkpapermit3for the benefit of4the target of transactioncomp.ɔtsan hadifferent from5to cause or make to happen9.6.2.5Cause
ha asʋhá asʊʔ (H)ph. v. ofha 1asʋpl. ofɩsʋv.to declare someone's innocence
ha ɩpɔncomp. ofha 1ɩpɔnv.to declare guilty4.7.6.2Condemn, find guilty
ha ɔkpacomp. ofɔkpa 2ha 2v.to give permission3.3.4.1Give permission
haɩháɪFrom:Enghirev.to lease somethingOhian kʋkʋlɛ anfɩsʋ ayin fɛ́ɛ́ bamlɩ ɔsʋlʋ ahaɩpʋ.Because of poverty all men have become land leasers.6.8.5Borrow
hakpanlan.a very evil dead, leading to impurity9.3Very4.3.1.1Bad, immoral
halahala v.to crack, as in a wall, glass, eggBunti lahala. Wʋlʋ gyon ɔfɛsɩsʋ The wall has cracked. Tsetse fly is perched on the broom.We are being overheard.cfba2split7.8.2Crack8.3.7.8.2Blemish
han1hãʔ (L) v.to disturb olr trouble someoneƆma ha mʋ́ ɩhan mʋ. He shouldn't let it disturb him.Fʋ dɛpʋ fʋ woyitɔ asʋn han mɩ dʋbɩ.You are disturbing me with your family problems too much.Owisʋ dɛ mɩ han. Malaria is troubling me.Fowi oyikplu atɔ a, ɩtɛhan mʋ dʋbɩ, tsufɛ mʋ ɛ otowi aha atɔ. If you steal a thief's things it troubles him a lot because he also steals peoples things.3.4.2.3.1Annoyed
han2hã́Sdial. var. ofhagive; permit; cause
hankɔpʋhaŋkɔpʊ́n.handcuffsBawa kebi amʋ olowi batɛ amʋ hankɔpʋ.The boy that stole the fowl has been handcuffed.cfɩkanchains4.7.7.3Imprison4.6.6.1Police7.2.6.2Prevent from moving
hatahatan.headship of a familyMʋ sɩ lowu ɔma, bɛ́bla mʋ ɔbɛɛ, hata latʋ mʋ.After the death of his father, he was told he is now the head of the family.4.5.2Have authority
-hɛadj.-zersfxchanges a verb to an adjectivetɛɩhɛwideasʋn blɩspoken wordatɔ bʋaroasted thingdathings set outsleepingkisiforbiddenbɔɩsplitbotodua bɔɩsplit bambooblɔdɩ tɔroasted plantainbodobodo maɩnbunasʋn palidisrespectful talkatɔ fɛwarescflalahɛevilmaɩnhɛdetachedtsɩhɛfemalewʋlɩhɛ 1dryyinhɛmale9.1.4General adjectivescomp.atɔ susuhɛmeasurementatɔ sʋrahɛhead loadbodobodo maɩnhɛbunsɩsɩ tsɩahɛmortar (masonry)nsibi bwiehɛblindoyi yiahɛwalking stickoyikpalihɛcrossder.asʋnwunhɛtroublekanahɛmediumcomp.atohianhɛessentialsatonyahɛpossessionsatosunahɛteachingatowunhɛa visiontrahɛlastder.bwɛhɛdoing
hianhiãʔ (L) v.to need someibe or somethingNdɛ tɔkʋ hian. I need something.Nɩ mlɩtɔ ɔkʋ lehian nyansa a, ɔkʋlɩ Bulu, ɔbɛ́ha mʋ. If anyone of you needs wisdom, he should ask God, and he will give (it to) him.cfohianipoor person8.1.7.2Lack6.8.1.3Poorcomp.atohianhɛessentials
hɪ́ unspec. var.hyɩFrom:Akanhyɩv.to be destroyed without possibility of recoveryMɩ atɔ abi amʋ fɛ́ɛ́ la. All my seeds have been destroyed.Mɩ atɔ abi amʋ mɛ mboun laklɛɩ.I didn't lose my seed, instead it multiplied, or increased.7.9.3Destroy
hɩɛhɪɛ v.1to determine to do somethingNahɩɛ ánɩ́ nótu ɔkpa. I have decided that I will travel.Brɛ amʋ owie amʋ letsia amʋ a, ɔlɛhɩɛ ánɩ́ mégyi nkɛ. While that chief lived he decided to celebrate a feast.cfnhɩhɩɛpromise3.3.1.6Determined3.3.1Decide, plan2to promise someone somethingBulu ɔhɩɛ fʋ tɔkʋ a, omékina mʋ́ bwɛ. When God promises you something he will not refuse to do it.3.5.1.9Promise3veryƆbʋ akɩlɛ. Ɔhɩɛ ɔbʋ akɩlɛ. She is beautiful. She is very beautiful.9.3.4Do intenselycomp.hɩɛ nsʋnotice4to scar something to indicate ownership or presence, e.g. mark a trail, a pencil or an animal
hɩɛ nsʋhɪɛ nsʊFrom:Akanɔhyeɛ, bɔ hyɛcomp. ofhɩɛ 3nsʋv.1to take note of someone or somethingHɩɛ ɩnʋ nsʋ.Take notice of that place.Oyin anfɩ lesia mɩ sʋ nahɩɛ nsʋ.This man insulted me so I have marked him (I'll remember him).Baka ɔbwɩ amʋ ɩsʋ pʋ hɩɛnsʋ. They have cut the animal's ear to mark it.cfplebi 2mark3.1.2.2Notice2plan by yourself or with another person6.1.2.5Plan
hɩɛɛhɪ́ɛ́ːadv.briefly8.4.2.1A short time
hɩhɩɛhɪhɪ́ɛʔ From:Akannhyehyɛv.1to establish somethingLowu gyi ɔkpʋnʋ ɔdakpa ánɩ́ Bulu lahɩhɩɛ ha nyankpʋsa. Death is the resting place that God has established for mankind.8.4.6.1Start something2to dress well
hogyihoʤi ph. v. of1 2gyi2 2v.to believe somethingHogyi ánɩ́ Bulu bʋ nʋ.Believe that God is there.Nohogyi ánɩ́ ɔbɛ́ba ndɛ.I believe that he will be back today.Hogyi ánɩ́ ɔyɩ gyi klinklin. Believe that the world is round.3.2.5.1Believeder.ohogyipʋbeliever
hontrohontro(H)pl.ahontron.snail shellObien tamanatɩ si mʋ hontro.A snail does not travel without its shell.Mbien ahontro tetsia wunasʋ, ɩnɩsʋ ɩma alɛ ánɩ́ nyebi béplei wunasʋ ayabi kpan tsufɛ ɩtɛka.Snail shells are common on dumps, so it is not good for children to play there with bare feet because it cuts.1.6.2.5Parts of small animals
1v.1to receive something7.4.2Receive2to accept something3.3.5.1AcceptIdiom:hɔ ntaaccept a bribeph. v.hogyibelievehɔ kɔbabribe, take a hɔ X sʋ gyitrust3to buy somethingNɔyɔ atogyihɛ brɔnʋsʋ.I'm going to buy food on the street.Q: Afɩnɩ fɔ́ mɩ? A: Ka mpɩm asa.Q: How much will you charge me? A: Pay three thousand.6.8.4.1Buy4to take somethingcfswɩɩ 1lower7.3.3.1Take something from somewherecomp.hɔ afusmellɩkwɩɩ ɔhɔpʋmidwife5to undergo somethingcomp.hɔ dafamousph. v.hɔ nfi Xage in years
2hɔʔ v.to burn something or somethingBapʋ igyo dɩnka ogya. Bʋmɛdɛ mʋ́ kɩ sʋ, Ɩla. They have put yam on the fire and they aren't watching it. It has burned.5.5.4Burn
hɔ afuhɔ afúʔcomp. of1 4afu1 2v.to smell somethingSynwunfasmell2.3.4Smell
hɔ dacomp. of1 5ɩdav.to be famous3.2.3.1Known, unknown4.3.2Admire someone
hɔ kɔbahɔʔ kɔ́baʔph. v. of1 2kɔbav.to accept a bribe

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