haʼ

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Ch'orti'[edit]

Noun[edit]

haʼ

  1. Alternative form of jaʼ (water)

References[edit]

  • 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: haʼ and haʼal."

Epigraphic Mayan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • haʼal, haʼob

Noun[edit]

haʼ (transliteration needed)

  1. water
  2. rain

Tzeltal[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

haʼ

  1. water

References[edit]

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

Yucatec Maya[edit]

Noun[edit]

haʼ

  1. water

References[edit]

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