Rarely found in initial position or mostly in borrowed words.
1. measuring half
Loanword from English 'half'. To mean 'half' it can be repeated 'haap haap'.
1. half of
2. half way
Mixed borrowing: English (half) plus Rama ending 'uing'.
Compound with English borrowing 'help' and Rama helping verb 'uung'.
1. toponomy,water Honesound Bar
Honesound Bar at the south entrance of the Bluefields lagoon. Depending on the weather it can be difficult to pass. Those Ramas who live south by the ocean are sea weavels and do not mind passing the bar. Those living in the Bluefields lagoon are weary of passing it and going out to sea in general.
A borrowing from Kriol/English.