I praise god, but who does god praise? Who could be of higher authority than a literal deity?
Wouldn't the correct sentence be "Jaes ñuhī hontī rijas"?
Bird in the accusative is "hontī" regardless of whether it's singular or plural. That's why it's "ñuhi" over "ñuhī" - there's only one bird.
How would I know they're not just talking about 'God'? What are the rules for indefinite articles?
There are no articles in HV, you must use context