noa

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See also: Noa, noʻa, and nōʻā

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Maori

Adjective[edit]

noa (not comparable)

  1. (New Zealand, among the Maori) Non-sacred; such that it must be kept separate from what is tapu.

Hawaiian[edit]

Noun[edit]

noa

  1. release from taboo restrictions
  2. a commoner

Verb[edit]

noa

  1. (stative) free of taboo, profane

Derived terms[edit]


Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish núa, from Proto-Celtic *nowyos (compare Welsh newydd, Breton nevez), from Proto-Indo-European *néwos.

Adjective[edit]

noa

  1. new, fresh, novel, recent