aua

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See also: AUA, auã, and auă

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Maori aua.

Noun[edit]

aua (plural aua)

  1. (New Zealand) Aldrichetta forsteri, a mullet of the family Mugilidae.
    • 1855, Richard Taylor, Te Ika a Maui: Or, New Zealand and Its Inhabitants (page 133)
      When the eyes of those who fish for eels are closed, the eyes of those who fish for the aua are open.
    • 1872, ‎Frederick Wollaston Hutton, ‎Sir James Hector, Fishes of New Zealand: Catalogue with Diagnoses of the Species
      The Picton Herring, a dried fish commonly known throughout the colony, is the Aua preserved by smoking.

Anagrams[edit]


Annobonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese água (water).

Noun[edit]

aua

  1. water
    • 1957, Rvd. P. Natalio Barrena, Gramatica Annobonesa, Instituto de Estudios Africanos, page 43:
      bo da mi ja d’ aua;
      give me some water;

Chuukese[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

aua

  1. we (exclusive)

Adjective[edit]

aua

  1. we are (exclusive)

Related terms[edit]

Present and past tense Negative tense Future Negative future Distant future Negative determinate
Singular First person ua use upwe usap upwap ute
Second person ka, ke kose, kese kopwe, kepwe kosap, kesap kopwap, kepwap kote, kete
Third person a ese epwe esap epwap ete
Plural First person aua (exclusive)
sia (inclusive)
ause (exclusive)
sise (inclusive)
aupwe (exclusive)
sipwe (inclusive)
ausap (exclusive)
sisap (inclusive)
aupwap (exclusive)
sipwap (inclusive)
aute (exclusive)
site (inclusive)
Second person oua ouse oupwe ousap oupwap oute
Third person ra, re rese repwe resap repwap rete



Fijian[edit]

Noun[edit]

aua

  1. hour

German[edit]

Interjection[edit]

aua

  1. ouch (expression of one's own physical pain)

Synonyms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • aua in Duden online

Gilbertese[edit]

Numeral[edit]

aua

  1. four

Maori[edit]

Noun[edit]

aua

  1. herring

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

aua

  1. ouch (expression of one's own physical pain)

Synonyms[edit]


Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin aqua, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ekʷeh₂.

Noun[edit]

aua f

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Puter) water

Derived terms[edit]


Swahili[edit]

Verb[edit]

aua

  1. to survey, examine, trace out

Conjugation[edit]

Conjugation of -aua
Non-finite forms
Form Positive Negative
Infinitive kuaua kutoaua
Simple finite forms
Positive form Singular Plural
Imperative aua aueni
Habitual huaua
Complex finite forms
Polarity Persons Persons / Classes Classes
1st 2nd 3rd / M-wa M-mi Ma Ki-vi N U Ku Pa Mu
Sg. Pl. Sg. Pl. Sg. / 1 Pl. / 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 / 14 15 / 17 16 18
Past
Positive niliaua
naliaua
tuliaua
twaliaua
uliaua
waliaua
mliaua
mwaliaua
aliaua waliaua uliaua iliaua liliaua yaliaua kiliaua viliaua iliaua ziliaua uliaua kuliaua paliaua muliaua
Relative nilioaua
nalioaua
tulioaua
twalioaua
ulioaua
walioaua
mlioaua
mwalioaua
alioaua walioaua ulioaua ilioaua lilioaua yalioaua kilioaua vilioaua ilioaua zilioaua ulioaua kulioaua palioaua mulioaua
Negative sikuaua hatukuaua hukuaua hamkuaua hakuaua hawakuaua haukuaua haikuaua halikuaua hayakuaua hakikuaua havikuaua haikuaua hazikuaua haukuaua hakukuaua hapakuaua hamukuaua
Present
Positive ninaaua
naaua
tunaaua unaaua mnaaua anaaua wanaaua unaaua inaaua linaaua yanaaua kinaaua vinaaua inaaua zinaaua unaaua kunaaua panaaua munaaua
Relative ninaoaua
naoaua
tunaoaua unaoaua mnaoaua anaoaua wanaoaua unaoaua inaoaua linaoaua yanaoaua kinaoaua vinaoaua inaoaua zinaoaua unaoaua kunaoaua panaoaua munaoaua
Negative siaui hatuaui huaui hamaui haaui hawaaui hauaui haiaui haliaui hayaaui hakiaui haviaui haiaui haziaui hauaui hakuaui hapaaui hamuaui
Future
Positive nitaaua tutaaua utaaua mtaaua ataaua wataaua utaaua itaaua litaaua yataaua kitaaua vitaaua itaaua zitaaua utaaua kutaaua pataaua mutaaua
Relative nitakaoaua tutakaoaua utakaoaua mtakaoaua atakaoaua watakaoaua utakaoaua itakaoaua litakaoaua yatakaoaua kitakaoaua vitakaoaua itakaoaua zitakaoaua utakaoaua kutakaoaua patakaoaua mutakaoaua
Negative sitaaua hatutaaua hutaaua hamtaaua hataaua hawataaua hautaaua haitaaua halitaaua hayataaua hakitaaua havitaaua haitaaua hazitaaua hautaaua hakutaaua hapataaua hamutaaua
Subjunctive
Positive niaue tuaue uaue maue aaue waaue uaue iaue liaue yaaue kiaue viaue iaue ziaue uaue kuaue paaue muaue
Negative nisiaue tusiaue usiaue msiaue asiaue wasiaue usiaue isiaue lisiaue yasiaue kisiaue visiaue isiaue zisiaue usiaue kusiaue pasiaue musiaue
Present Conditional
Positive ningeaua tungeaua ungeaua mngeaua angeaua wangeaua ungeaua ingeaua lingeaua yangeaua kingeaua vingeaua ingeaua zingeaua ungeaua kungeaua pangeaua mungeaua
Negative nisingeaua
singeaua
tusingeaua
hatungeaua
usingeaua
hungeaua
msingeaua
hamngeaua
asingeaua
hangeaua
wasingeaua
hawangeaua
usingeaua
haungeaua
isingeaua
haingeaua
lisingeaua
halingeaua
yasingeaua
hayangeaua
kisingeaua
hakingeaua
visingeaua
havingeaua
isingeaua
haingeaua
zisingeaua
hazingeaua
usingeaua
haungeaua
kusingeaua
hakungeaua
pasingeaua
hapangeaua
musingeaua
hamungeaua
Past Conditional
Positive ningaliaua tungaliaua ungaliaua mngaliaua angaliaua wangaliaua ungaliaua ingaliaua lingaliaua yangaliaua kingaliaua vingaliaua ingaliaua zingaliaua ungaliaua kungaliaua pangaliaua mungaliaua
Negative nisingaliaua
singaliaua
tusingaliaua
hatungaliaua
usingaliaua
hungaliaua
msingaliaua
hamngaliaua
asingaliaua
hangaliaua
wasingaliaua
hawangaliaua
usingaliaua
haungaliaua
isingaliaua
haingaliaua
lisingaliaua
halingaliaua
yasingaliaua
hayangaliaua
kisingaliaua
hakingaliaua
visingaliaua
havingaliaua
isingaliaua
haingaliaua
zisingaliaua
hazingaliaua
usingaliaua
haungaliaua
kusingaliaua
hakungaliaua
pasingaliaua
hapangaliaua
musingaliaua
hamungaliaua
Conditional Contrary to Fact
Positive ningeliaua tungeliaua ungeliaua mngeliaua angeliaua wangeliaua ungeliaua ingeliaua lingeliaua yangeliaua kingeliaua vingeliaua ingeliaua zingeliaua ungeliaua kungeliaua pangeliaua mungeliaua
General Relative
Positive niauao tuauao uauao mauao aauao waauao uauao iauao liauao yaauao kiauao viauao iauao ziauao uauao kuauao paauao muauao
Negative nisioaua tusioaua usioaua msioaua asioaua wasioaua usioaua isioaua lisioaua yasioaua kisioaua visioaua isioaua zisioaua usioaua kusioaua pasioaua musioaua
Gnomic
Positive naaua twaaua waaua mwaaua aaua waaua waaua yaaua laaua yaaua chaaua vyaaua yaaua zaaua waaua kwaaua paaua mwaaua
Perfect
Positive nimeaua tumeaua umeaua mmeaua ameaua wameaua umeaua imeaua limeaua yameaua kimeaua vimeaua imeaua zimeaua umeaua kumeaua pameaua mumeaua
"Already"
Positive nimeshaaua tumeshaaua umeshaaua mmeshaaua ameshaaua wameshaaua umeshaaua imeshaaua limeshaaua yameshaaua kimeshaaua vimeshaaua imeshaaua zimeshaaua umeshaaua kumeshaaua pameshaaua mumeshaaua
"Not yet"
Negative sijaaua hatujaaua hujaaua hamjaaua hajaaua hawajaaua haujaaua haijaaua halijaaua hayajaaua hakijaaua havijaaua haijaaua hazijaaua haujaaua hakujaaua hapajaaua hamujaaua
"If/When"
Positive nikiaua tukiaua ukiaua mkiaua akiaua wakiaua ukiaua ikiaua likiaua yakiaua kikiaua vikiaua ikiaua zikiaua ukiaua kukiaua pakiaua mukiaua
"If not"
Negative nisipoaua tusipoaua usipoaua msipoaua asipoaua wasipoaua usipoaua isipoaua lisipoaua yasipoaua kisipoaua visipoaua isipoaua zisipoaua usipoaua kusipoaua pasipoaua musipoaua
Consecutive
Positive nikaaua tukaaua ukaaua mkaaua akaaua wakaaua ukaaua ikaaua likaaua yakaaua kikaaua vikaaua ikaaua zikaaua ukaaua kukaaua pakaaua mukaaua
Not all possible forms are listed in the table. Transitive verbs can take object concords, relative concords can agree with all noun classes, and many other forms not commonly seen in modern Standard Swahili are absent from the table. See Appendix:Swahili verbs for more information.

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English hour.

Noun[edit]

aua

  1. hour

Usage notes[edit]

Also used to mark the counting of time. See kilok.