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hantolibiengirl
haŋgbeliŋnbone2.1Body
haŋkuricfkenyiripɩɩnan(Hs.) patience
haŋyiendirge
haŋyietaarandirge-singer
hapɩrɩŋnbarren woman2.5Health2.5.1Sick
hapumuŋnvirgin
harɩbʋnfollower, supporter, generation to come
harɩchɩnnansupporter, assistant
harɩgaaŋcfniiwuorongossip
harɩŋ1nback (anat)Mɩ harɩŋ nɩɩ wɩɩ.My back is paining.2.1Body
harɩŋ2post pos1after, behindKʋ chɩŋ dɩa la harɩŋ.Stand behind the house.2next, last (thing or person)Harɩŋ yɔbɔ chɛɛŋ, mɩ jaŋ mʋ Wa.Next week I will go to Wa.
harɩtooronfollower, disciple
hasaŋŋanwomen whose dowry has not been paid
hasaŋŋa biinillegitimate child
hasɛrɛadv.a little while, for a momentLeŋ la dii kʋlʋŋ hasɛrɛ anna mʋ jaŋ tʋɔŋ.Let us eat TZ first and then go to town.
hasɩɩŋnfra-fra potato1.5.3Grass, herb, vine
hasʋananwoman who has just completed childbirth
hatagɩlanwoman's helper (older woman, usually stepmother helping e.g. after childbirth)4.1.9Kinship
hatolibienfirst-born child of a woman
hatolonyoung woman
hayalanfemale trader
hayambaexcloh! (expression of astonishment)Hayamba, ŋ kɔ nɛba?Oh have you come?
hayerenlocust1.6.1.7Insect
heelivto announceKuoro heele bʋl dɩ nʋʋkala sɩ́ Kumasi mʋ, dɩ kanchuobiee hɛ nɩmɛ.The chief announced that nobody should go to Kumasi, because there is an outbreak of measles there.