kua

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See also: kuā, kuǎ, and kuà

Hawaiian[edit]

Noun[edit]

kua

  1. (anatomy) back
  2. burden

Verb[edit]

kua

  1. to chop

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

kua

  1. Nonstandard spelling of kuā.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of kuǎ.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of kuà.

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

kua m, f

  1. definite feminine singular of ku

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

kua f

  1. definite singular of ku

Papiamentu[edit]

Determiner[edit]

kua

  1. which