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hekadugvTo run playfully, as children.ge-, he-, ke-, -m-, -n-.Deng tódô hekadug ngà talak dnadu.There were countless children running playfully in the plowed field.
hekbéngfromkbéng1nCorn that is dried, roasted and pounded.Na le gel mosok yem silà deng mékéng ke nmò le ken hekbéng.When they make roasted pounded corn food, first they will shell the corn that's already dry.It is pounded into large pieces, used in soup or cooked as rice.cfnkeb 1keb 1sabi 12vTo peek around a doorway or in a window (only part of body is seen).Deng hekbéng gu ditu mata kdaw.The sun is peeking over from there.ge-, ke-, -m-, -n-.cfgfan 1
hekedugadvStrenuously (of lifting or pulling on something heavy).Tek hekedug Igi mkay yem lendasan téméen, bà mon tey keblaten.Igi strenuously lifted the anvil of his grandfather, the fact is that it was very heavy.Tek hekedug mà dì kemteng yem kdungon nù bè bak tahuen.Uncle was pulling strenuously on the abaca that was in the blade of his stripper.ge-, ke-, -m-, -n-.hekedug mebel klowilidiomStruggle to make both ends meet.Ke là teken hekedug mebel klowil kun sotu tau, laen kmoen du fes lówóhen.If one does not struggle to make both ends meet, there's nothing he can do for his family.Appendix 07 Ways of carrying
hekigòfromkigòvTo wiggle, as children.ge-, ke-, -m-, -n-.
heklabak1v(Of small animals used for meat) to dress, cut down the middle, spread open and roast.Heklabak ye kut yem utón gentì ye koni.Please dress and spread open the meat you just got with bow and arrow.ge-, ke-, -m-, -n-.synhegeta knù1 1heklafak 12adjArrogant.Heklabak tau ni, mógów etu igoen wen lomi bnonok le bè tu.How arrogant he is, to go there when they have killed someone there recently.synhambug 1hbong dandón 1hegmón 1hegyag 1htiól 1hton dóyón1 1hton salù 1cfhedédél 1hegdag 1
heklafakv(Of fowl) to dress, cut along the breast bone, spread open and roast.Heklafakem kut te ofi nim onuk ni.Please roast (opened up) this chicken on the fire.ge-, he-, ke-, -m-, -n-.synheklabak 1
hekleyekfromkleyekvTo make someone's time difficult, as a child crying for attention while one is working.Bnólów ye kut dé yem ngà alì hekleyek yóó.Please rebuke that child crying for attention there.ge-, ke-, -m-, -n-.synhekligol1 1hekliluk 1heklituk 1kayit 3cfhetgut 1tguthkitek 1hlima 1limahluu 1htiba 1htindù 1humbat 1
hekléngvTo roast sweet potato, cassava, corn or bananas by leaning it close to the coals.ge-, ke-, -m-, -n-.cfétê 2sadab 1silab 1
hekléng laannA snack, a little something taken before any meal in the day.synbot lem 1ilab laanilab lem 1inab lem 1
hekligol1vTo be silly, foolish, playful as children.Katen alì hekligol ngà ni, mu du ke gotu namaen msó?This child is really foolish, what is she wasting the rice for?ge-, ke-, -m-, -n-.synbakà 1book 2hekleyek 1kleyekhkitek 1ungel 1
heklilukv(Of children) to misbehave or become impatient.Bê ye hekliluk bè yó meglala ni tey nmou.Don't misbehave there and disturb what I'm doing.ge-, ke-, -m-, -n-.synbakà 1hekleyek 1kleyekheklituk 1hlala 1
heklingufromklingu 1vTo listen attentively; to watch out for, to look after, keep an eye on.Hol henklinguhem lu do yó kem ngà tebelu senlemem.Keep an eye on them for me, those children I left down there.ge-, ke-, -m-, -n-.
heklitukv(Of children) to misbehave or become impatient; to tease.Bê ye heklituk bè yó meglala ni tey nmou.Don't misbehave there and disturb what I'm doing.ge-, ke-, -m-, -n-.synbakà 1hekleyek 1kleyekhekliluk 1hlala 1
heklolvTo scrutinize in a critical, searching manner; to detect.ge-, ke-, -m-, -n-.To look at something or someone intensely; to look up and down a person; to observe, follow carefully.synhnagì 2nagìcfilô 1tnef 1
heklufongadjDroopy, mopish, not feeling good.Bê ye hningay yem ngà heklufong yóó tey dô sidek kegnómen du.Don't you ignore that droopy child there, he must be feeling very sick.ge-, ke-, -n-.cfhbuyon 1honung 1
hekmónA custom relating to a dying person.vTo take down from the house, as a sick person, belongings.Deng hekmó le ne yem tau semlaw deng lenowig le tólóng.They have taken down the sick person now, they have put him in the field house separately.Tek sentlagad gotu hekmó le yó kem kimu le tô gafiten kehto yem matay.They quickly take down (throw out the window) all the belongings that might be there when the person dies.ge-, ke-, -n-.
heknafromknavTo realize, recall, imagine, analyze something.ge-.Slonge gehekna deng tey mayuk lanu.I only realized it when I had already gone very far.ke-, -m-, -n-.Henknahem béléem, ke uu gunu le mò du là lembuti kô?Analyze it for yourself, wouldn't you get angry if they did such a thing to you?syndemen 1heknol 1knolhekuón 1hetngón 1tngón
heknodfromknodRoot refnod 1
heknolfromknolvTo understand, analyze, comprehend how things sound, good or bad; to scrutinize.Oloi hulung heknol ke wen hlau tuham.Learn how to understand it when your parents give advice.ge-, ke-, -m-.Tey kegenu hemknol du lan yem monen. Là kô géhél gwahu du.It took me a long time to analyze the meaning of what he said. I didn't immediately get it.n-.Nam olò gel henknol ke wen udél tau béléem. Béem tódô fà hemtahu.Take time to understand when someone tells you (something). Don't just believe anything (without analyzing).synhekna 1knahekuón 1hnagì 2nagìnagì 1
hekóngvTo rise up from one's seat to talk or to leave.ge-, he-, ke-, -m-, -n-.
heksówfromksów 2vTo waste time.ge-, ke-, -m-, -n-.advWaste time by going around.Bê ye tlek kuy mógów heksów, ihi móyón hto buteng mulu.Don't you just waste time going around, look, the date for the wedding feast is almost at the end (almost here).synhesngól 1hkawang 1sbeweg 1cflindan 1lingkag 1siwóy 1
hektengfromktengvTo move straight ahead undisturbed.ge-, ke-, -m-, -n-.Henketeng ye yó knagì ye bê ye són bè ni kélél kuy.Move ahead with your studies, don't be stopped by our being poor.synhlós 1
hektofromktovTo act or do things in a sudden manner unexpectedly, as a sick person.ge-, he-, ke-, -m-, -n-.synhtimbow 1timbowtdól 1tikóng 2
hekudvTo writhe, as a snake just killed; to ripple, as peristaltic movement of intestines.ge-, ke-, -n-.