ha'

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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Abbreviation of half

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ha'

  1. (Britain, colloquial) Abbreviated form of half.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Abbreviation of half

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ha'

  1. (archaic) Alternate spelling of a ("have")
    • 1833, S. C. Hall, The Buccaneer (volumes 1-2, page 182)
      Well, girls have queer fancies ! Who'd ha' thought she'd ha' fancied Robin ! — though he's a brave sound-hearted little fellow []

AnagramsEdit


Ch'orti'Edit

NounEdit

ha'

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Stephen Houston, ‎David Stuart, ‎Karl Taube, The Memory of Bones (2013, ISBN 0292756186)
  • Karen Bassie-Sweet, Maya Sacred Geography and the Creator Deities (2014, ISBN 0806185198), page 142: "In the Ch'orti' area, the padrino is the prayer maker in the village who conducts the ceremonies for rain. The laughing falcon's “ha-ha-ha” sound resembles the Maya words for water and rain: ha' and ha'al."

Epigraphic MayanEdit

NounEdit

ha’ob

  1. water
  2. rain

TzeltalEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

ha'

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Principles of Tzeltal Plant Classification (2013, ISBN 1483220982), page 130: haˀ 'water'
  • Eugene S. Hunn, Tzeltal Folk Zoology (1977), page 254

Yucatec MayaEdit

NounEdit

ha'

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Elisabeth Verhoeven, Experiential Constructions in Yucatec Maya (2007, ISBN 9027292574)
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