RapaNui Sprache - Übersetzung Buchstabe H
RapaNui Sprache - Übersetzung Buchstabe H
- ha, four.
- ha, to breathe.
- ha'a, the leaves of certain plants: ha'a kumara,
sweet potato leaves, ha'a taro, taro leaves (both are
edible when cooked).
- ha'a, small slab used as a measure when making a net,
to ensure its meshes are the same size.
- ha'aha'a roroa, vaginal mucosities expelled before
- haaki, to inform, to explain, to report.
- ha'amore, core, wound, ulcer.
- ha'aro, to peel.
- hae, fishy smell, smells like that of fish.
- haehae, sexually promiscuous.
- haere, to go, to come.
- haga, to want, to love. Ku haga á i te vai,
I want water, I am thirsty.
- haga, bay, fishing spot. (Figuratively) he haga
o te akuaku, it is the [evil] spirit's fishing spot, i.e.
a place where they hide waiting for people to fall under their
- hâgai, to feed. Poki hâgai, adopted
- hage, hagehage, to surpass, to outdo, Ekó
hage mai koe, you won't beat me at that.
- breath, respiration, air. He haro i te
hagu a roto, to draw in air, to breathe. He hakaea mai te
hagu, to breathe.
- Figuratively: sustenance, snack. He gau i te hagu, to
eat something. He tuha te kai mo te hagu o te tagata, the food was
shared for the men's sustenance.
- Figuratively: hagu gatu, a great need, a pressing desire,
such as when you hold your breath in expectation. He gatu
te hagu, to have a great desire of something (lit. breath
is held). He gatu hau o te tagata ki te miro ki te tu'u mai
(or: mo te tu'u mai o te miro),
the people's great desire for a boat to come.
Te matu'a e gatu ró mai te hagu ki taana poki ana oho
ki te tahi kaíga, a father feels a great desire
to see his son again when he leaves for another country.
- Strength. Te hagu o te rima, the strength of the hands.
- haguhagu, to pant.
- hagupotu, last born; also used as a term of endearment
to a young person: e hagupotu ê, ducky.
- haha, mouth (oral cavity, as opposed to gutu,
- haha, to carry piggy-back. He haha te poki i toona
matu'a, the child took his father on his back. Ka haha
mai, get onto my back (so I may carry you).
- há-haá,to grope, to touch tentatively,
gingerly. He há-haá hai va'e, to probe
with the feet.
- hahae, obsidian spear head (hahae niho magó).
Hahae roa, half-moon obsidian.
- spine, backbone.
- horizontal beam of house, to which were fastened the two
posts (toga) and the four slanting poles (oka)
which held the roofing.
- hahaga-pó, (Obsolete) nickname given to
those who stroll about at night (night owls? insomniacs?)
- hahaki, to gather shellfish (of women only).
- haha'o, to store away.
- hahari, to comb. He hahari i te puoko, to comb
one's hair. He hahari i te riha, to comb out the nits.
- hahata, open, empty, hollow.
- to break (see hati).
- roughly treated, broken (from physical exertion:
ku hahati á te hakari,)
- to take to the sea: he hahati te vaka.
- hahatu, to hem; hahatuga, hem.
- brieze, draught. Hahau ké! what
a pleasant brieze!
- uninhabited, abandoned (of houses): ku hahau á
- to escape. Ko roto ke (sic, probably: ko) te karava
ku hahau á te ruru, inside the cave the enemy
(lit. the ruru bird) escaped.
- haha'u, to tie, to fasten. Haha'u e há, e rima, e ono...,
to tie with four, five, six... bowknots.
- hahave, flying fish.
- hahehahe, to congregate, to gather (of people, animals,
- hahei, to encircle, to surround. Ku hahei á
te tagata i ruga i te umu, he vari, the people have placed
themselves around the oven, forming a circle. Ana ká
i te umu, he hahei hai rito i raro, when you cook food (lit.:
light the oven) you cover it all around with banana leaves at
- hahî, thick tree root.
- hahine, near; hahine ki te rano, near the volcano.
- haho, outside.
- hahuhahu, unidentified insect or arthropod.
- with (instrumental)
- to, towards. He oho hai kona hare, to go home.
He oho hai kona hagu, mo kai, to go where there
is food to eat.
- give me: hai kumara, give me some sweet potatoes.
- to give, to deliver, to hand over.
- to carry under the armpit.
- to hug, to embrace.
- to wrap up; parcel, packet.
- ha'iga, armpit.
- haîara,to guide, to direct (someone). Ka haîara
koe i taaku poki ki te kona rivariva, guide my son to a
- hakari, body.
- hakurakura, to pinch, to nip. He hakurakura ki te
vî'e, to make passes at a woman.
- hami, loin cloth.
- hamu, to begin to appear: ku hamu á te ata,
the first lights of dawn have appeared.
- hamuhamu, to eat leftovers or the discards of a meal
(e.g. fruit peels).
- hana, heat; to feel hot.
- race, ethnic group. Hanau eepe, the thick-set race;
hanau momoko, the slender race (these terms were
mistranslated as "long-ears" and "short-ears").
- to be born. Hanau tama, pregnant woman; vî'e
hanau poki, midwive (also: vî'e hakaa'u).
- hanihani, pumice stone.
- hanohano, disgust, loathing, nausea; to feel nauseous,
- hanuanua mea, rainbow.
- to plant (sweet potatoes): he hao i te kumara.
- to bury (the paega stones, which served as
the foundations for the boat-shaped houses).
- haoa, wound.
- haohaoa, to be covered in wounds.
- to handle delicately, carefully;
he hapai i te poki, to pick up,
a baby; ka hapai mai i te kai nei, pass me this food
here (wrapped in banana leaves).
- to lift (one's feet when running): he hapai te va'e.
- hapaki, to shove, to kick.
- misaligned (of roofing, basketware, etc.);
e harahara nó te kete, the basket is misaligned
(its strips are not parallel).
- a sort of taro.
- latrine, defecating ground.
- hara'i, to accompany; kia, ki hara'i atu au ki a koe, let's
go, I am going with you.
- harakea, a sort of abscess or boil.
- harara, stiff, firm, rigid. Also used figuratively
of people: tagata harara, an inflexible man.
- hare, house, family, home.
- harepepe, a variety of seaweed.
- hariu, to look at someone kindly, to hold someone in
- haro, to pull; popohaga o te rua raá, i haro
i te aka o te miro, on the morning of the second day, they
pulled up the anchor of the boat.
- harui, to turn around, to turn back.
- to deposit, to set, to place.
- to treat someone with respect, with kindness:
he hata i te vî'e, to treat one's
wife kindly, respectfully.
- to honour, to make a display of respect: he
hata i te Ariki, to honour the King.
- to sing (a riu) in honour of someone:
he hata i te riu mo te tagata e tahi.
- hatatiri, mushroom.
- hatatú, gizzard (of birds, also of some fishes).
- to break (v.t., v.i.); figuratively:
he hati te pou oka, to die, of a hopu manu
in the exercise of his office (en route from Motu Nui
- closing word of certain songs
- hatigo, to watch (somebody departing or fleeing in order to know his
destination; probably also to follow someone for the same purpose,
hence, to tail).
- to die (of waves on the shore): he hatipú te vave.
- to break (of a bone)
- clod of earth; cultivated land;
arable land (oone hatu).
- compact mass of other substances: hatu matá,
piece of obsidian.
- figuratively: manava hatu, said of persons who,
in adversity, stay composed and in control of their behaviour
- to advise, to command. He hatu i te vanaga rivariva
ki te kio o poki ki ruga ki te opata, they gave the refugees
the good advice not to climb the precipice; he hatu i te
vanaga rakerake, to give bad advice.
- to collude, to unite for a purpose, to concur.
Mo hatu o te tia o te nua, to agree on the price of
a nua cape.
- result, favourable outcome of an enterprise. He ká
i te umu mo te hatu o te aga, to light the earth oven for
the successful outcome of an enterprise [translator's note:
i.e. to prepare a banquet to celebrate the success of an
- hatuna, roof cover made of totora reeds or other leaves, used in ancient
times for the hare paega.
- hatûi, to roast something on hot stones (especially
chicken entrails). He tóo mai i te uru, he uru mai
etahi ma'ea herohero, mai raro mai te umu, he hakaéke
ki ruga ki te hoke; he tóo mai i te kokoma o te moa koí
ko te hatatú, ko te ate; he hatûi, he ha'î,
mo hakaootu; ki ootu, he mataki, he kai; you take the uru
stick, you remove a hot stone from the bottom of the umu
oven, you put a banana leaf on top; you pull out the guts, the
gizzard and the liver of a chicken; you roast them wrapped in
the leaf to cook them; once cooked, you open it, you eat it.
- hatukai, to coagulate (of blood): he hatukai te
- hatuke, sea-urchin (the smaller species, with long
spines; the larger species are called vana).
- hatunono, woman's breasts (rare, û is
the term in general used). [Translator's note: perhaps a derogatory
term, see nono.]
- hatutire, thunderclap.
- hatuvoi, turf, grassland.
- hau, thread, line, string, ribbon; this is the name
of the fibres of the hauhau tree formerly used to make
twine, cloth, etc.; hau kahi, fishing line for tuna;
hau here, line for eel trap; hau moroki, strong,
tough line, thread; hau paka, fibres of the hauhau
tree, which were first soaked in water, then dried to produce
a strong thread.
- ha'u, hat.
- haûa, hoarse, husky, hoarseness.
- worth, pay, gain, profit: moona á
te hauha'a, mooku ina he hauha'a, the gain is his,
there is no gain for me.
- fortune, riches: tagata hauha'a, rich man.
- hauhau, a tree (Triumfetta semitriloba).
- to murmur, to whisper,
to speak in a low voice to avoid being overheard.
- to suggest evil ideas, to influence covertly with
- to sleep.
- a sort of fish.
- haúti, word used in the 19th century for "house," borrowed from
English ("house" > haúti). Large houses built
in the European style were then called hare hauti.
- ha'u'ú, to help: he oho mai au, he ha'u'ú
ki te Matu'a i te vânaga rapanui, I have come to help
the Padre with [study of] the Rapanui language; e ha'u'ú
koe ki toou matu'a i te aga, help your father with the work;
aîa ku ha'u'ú mai á i taaku maîka
ooka, he helped me plant banana trees; i te ha'u'ú
o..., with the help of....
- hauvá, twins (only of infants, never of adults).
- havahava, muddy, grimy, filthy; puoko havahava,
scabby, mangy head.
- havea, haveavea, stench of decaying corpse.