handa

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See also: Handa, hända, and hånda

Crimean Gothic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *handuz.

Noun[edit]

handa

  1. hand
    • 1562, Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq:
      Handa. Manus.

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

handa

  1. (with dative) for
    Hann keypti hálsfestina handa Ástu.
    He bought the necklace for Ásta.

Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

handa

  1. indefinite genitive plural of hönd

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

handa

  1. Rōmaji transcription of はんだ

Kikuyu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Hinde (1904) records kuhanda as an equivalent of English plant (v.) in “Jogowini dialect” of Kikuyu, listing also Kamba kubanda and Swahili kupanda as its equivalents.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

handa (infinitive kũhanda)

  1. to sow, to plant

Derived terms[edit]

(Nouns)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hinde, Hildegarde (1904). Vocabularies of the Kamba and Kikuyu languages of East Africa, pp. 46–7. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Armstrong, Lilias E. (1940). The Phonetic and Tonal Structure of Kikuyu, p. 361. Rep. 1967. (Also in 2018 by Routledge).
  • “handa” in Benson, T.G. (1964). Kikuyu-English dictionary. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

handa f

  1. definite singular of hand

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

handa f

  1. definite singular of hand

Tagalog[edit]

Adjective[edit]

handa

  1. ready