atua

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See also: Atua and 'atua

Ese[edit]

Noun[edit]

atua

  1. sago

Gilbertese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic *qatuan (compare Hawaiian akua, Maori atua, Samoan atua, Tahitian atua, Tuvaluan atua), from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *qatuan, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *qatuan, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qatuan (compare Malay tuhan).

Noun[edit]

atua

  1. god (deity)

Ladin[edit]

Verb[edit]

atua

  1. third-person singular present indicative of atuer
  2. third-person plural present indicative of atuer
  3. second-person singular imperative of atuer

Maori[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *qatua (compare Hawaiian akua, Samoan atua, Tahitian atua, Tuvaluan atua), from Proto-Oceanic *qatuan (compare Gilbertese atua), from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *qatuan, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *qatuan, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qatuan (compare Malay tuhan).

Noun[edit]

atua

  1. god (deity)

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Rhymes: -uɐ
  • Hyphenation: a‧tu‧a

Verb[edit]

atua

  1. inflection of atuar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Samoan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *qatua (compare Hawaiian akua, Maori atua, Tahitian atua, Tuvaluan atua), from Proto-Oceanic *qatuan (compare Gilbertese atua), from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *qatuan, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *qatuan, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qatuan (compare Malay tuhan).

Noun[edit]

atua

  1. god (deity)

See also[edit]


Tahitian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *qatua (compare Hawaiian akua, Maori atua, Samoan atua, Tuvaluan atua), from Proto-Oceanic *qatuan (compare Gilbertese atua), from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *qatuan, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *qatuan, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qatuan (compare Malay tuhan).

Noun[edit]

atua

  1. god (deity)

Tokelauan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *qatua. Cognates include Hawaiian akua and Samoan atua.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a.ˈtu.a/
  • Hyphenation: a‧tu‧a

Noun[edit]

atua

  1. (mythology) god, deity

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • R. Simona, editor (1986) Tokelau Dictionary[1], Auckland: Office of Tokelau Affairs, page 21

Tuvaluan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *qatua (compare Hawaiian akua, Maori atua, Samoan atua, Tahitian atua), from Proto-Oceanic *qatuan (compare Gilbertese atua), from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *qatuan, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *qatuan, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qatuan (compare Malay tuhan).

Noun[edit]

atua

  1. god (deity)
  2. almighty one; Lord