ha'

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Abbreviation of half

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ha'

  1. (Britain, colloquial) Abbreviated form of half.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Abbreviation of half

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

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 []

Anagrams[edit]


Ch'orti'[edit]

Noun[edit]

ha'

  1. Alternative form of ja' ‎(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: ha' and ha'al."

Epigraphic Mayan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • ha'al, ha'ob

Noun[edit]

ha’

  1. water
  2. rain

Tzeltal[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

ha'

  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]

ha'

  1. water

References[edit]

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