See also: HEMA, Hema, ħema, and нема

Chichewa

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Swahili hema, from Arabic خَيْمَة (ḵayma).

Pronunciation

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Noun

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héma class 5 (plural mahéma class 6)

  1. tent

Hawaiian

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Etymology

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(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈhe.ma/, [ˈhɛ.mə]

Noun

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hema

  1. left (not right)
  2. south

See also

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  • (compass points)
ʻākau
komohana   hikina
hema

Maori

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Noun

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hema

  1. genitalia

References

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  • hema” in John C. Moorfield, Te Aka: Maori–English, English–Maori Dictionary and Index, 3rd edition, Longman/Pearson Education New Zealand, 2011, →ISBN.

Pali

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Alternative forms

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Verb

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hema (forms)

  1. first-person plural future active of hoti (to be)

Swahili

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hema

Etymology

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Borrowed from Arabic خَيْمَة (ḵayma).

Pronunciation

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  • Audio (Kenya):(file)

Noun

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hema (ma class, plural mahema)

  1. tent, marquee (portable lodge)

Descendants

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  • Kikuyu: hema
  • Lingala: éma