Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Venezuela, any one of several species of Erythroxylum, the leaves of one of which, E. Coca, are known as coca-leaves and yield the alkaloid cocaine.

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Examples

  • Throughout the country it is known as hayo, the name used today by the Ika and Kogi.

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  • Rais Jakaya Kikwete amesema, ghala hilo halikujengwa katika makazi ya watu, kwa kuwa lilijengwa mwaka 1976 nje ya makazi hayo.

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  • Mazingira ama makambi ya jeshi ni mazuri sana, salama, kuna utaratibu safi na utunzaji wa mazingira ni namba moja! ndiyo sababu popote kambi ilipo, raia watasogea na watajenga tuu, ukiangalia maeneo yote hayo yalikuwa misitu minene wakati jeshi lilipo establish makambi lakini with time wananchi wamesogea na wengine wamevamia kabisa!

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  • Taarifa kutoka kwenye kambi yalipolipuka mabomu hayo zimedai kuwa huenda itatokea milipuko mikubwa kuliko iliyotokea hadi sasa kwa kuwa kuna mabomu makubwa hayajalipuka.

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  • Some of his information was relatively straightforward and readily accepted by Adalberto—the observation, for example, that Bolivian coca could be planted by cuttings whereas hayo always grew from seed.

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  • Tim accepted the gift, reached into the bag, and took his first bittersweet taste of hayo.

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  • Their societal ideal is to abstain from sex, eating, and sleeping while staying up all night, chewing hayo and chanting the names of the ancestors.

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  • In a sacred landscape in which every plant is a manifestation of the divine, the chewing of hayo, a variety of coca found only in the mountains of Colombia, represents the most profound expression of culture.

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  • Sh. Aadan Madoobe wuxuu sheegay inuusan xilka isku dhajiyay, balse dacwooyinka loo qabo loo maro sharciga dalka u dagsan iyo kan baarlamaanka, isagoo sheegay in koox fowdo wadayaal ah uusan hadalkooda uga tagayn xilka uu u hayo ummadda.

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  • I have some questions, which I'm sure will go completely ignored, but what the hayo:

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