awa

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See also: Awa, áwa, ʻawa, āwa, ‘awa, awa-, -awa, and -awą

Translingual[edit]

Symbol[edit]

awa

  1. (international standards) ISO 639-2 & ISO 639-3 language code for Awadhi.

Angolar[edit]

Noun[edit]

awa

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Philippe Maurer, L'angolar: un créole afro-portugais parlé à São Tomé (1995, →ISBN: "awa [HH] eau (ptg. agua). awa boka bave. awa ngairu ruisseau, fleuve. awa ȏngȇ n'na ome sperme. awa rago ~ rogo eau de noix de coco. awa wȇ larme."

Atong (India)[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

awa (Bengali script আৱা)

  1. father

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]


Cebuano[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: a‧wa

Etymology 1[edit]

Unknown

Noun[edit]

awa

  1. a wild sea dwelling milkfish (Chanos chanos); as opposed to milkfish raised in aquaculture (see usage notes)
  2. the Hawaiian ladyfish (Elops hawaiensis)
Usage notes[edit]
  • Awa, alternatively named inahan sa bangus, mainly refers to the wild milkfish while bangus refer mostly to the cultivated milkfish.

Etymology 2[edit]

Short for tan-awa

Interjection[edit]

awa

  1. look!

Chickasaw[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

awa

  1. and (used only in numerical expressions such as awa chaffa)

Chuukese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English hour.

Noun[edit]

awa

  1. hour

Guajajára[edit]

Noun[edit]

awa

  1. man

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • “awa” in Carl Harrison, Carole Harrison, Dicionário Guajajára-Português, Associação Internacional de Linguística SIL - Brasil, 2013.

Hausa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English hour.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʔá.wàː/
    • (Standard Kano Hausa) IPA(key): [ʔá.wàː]
  • Hyphenation: a‧wa

Noun[edit]

awā̀ f (plural awōyī, possessed form awàr̃)

  1. hour
    Synonym: sa'a

Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *awa (channel, opening in a reef).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈa.wa/, [ˈɐʋə]

Noun[edit]

awa

  1. channel, passage
  2. port, harbor, cove

Related terms[edit]


Hiligaynon[edit]

Noun[edit]

áwà

  1. compassion, mercy, pity

Jamamadí[edit]

Noun[edit]

awa

  1. (Banawá) wood

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

awa

  1. Rōmaji transcription of あわ

Kavalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese.

Noun[edit]

awa

  1. drinkware; cup; glass

Maori[edit]

Noun[edit]

awa

  1. river, creek, stream

Marshallese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English hour, from Middle English houre, hour, oure, from Anglo-Norman houre, from Old French houre, (h)ore, from Latin hōra (hour), from Ancient Greek ὥρα (hṓra, any time or period, whether of the year, month, or day), from Proto-Indo-European *yeh₁- (year, season).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

awa (construct form awaan)

  1. (alienable) an hour
  2. (alienable) a clock
  3. (alienable) time

References[edit]


Media Lengua[edit]

Noun[edit]

awa

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Pidgins and Creoles: An Introduction (1995, →ISBN

Nigerian Pidgin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English our.

Adjective[edit]

awa

  1. our

Papiamentu[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese água and Spanish agua and Kabuverdianu agu.

The Portuguese word comes from Latin aqua.

The Latin word comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ekʷeh₂.

Noun[edit]

awa

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Pidgins and Creoles: An Introduction (1995, →ISBN

Plains Cree[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

awa anim sg (animate plural ôki, inanimate singular ôma, inanimate plural ôhi, Syllabics ᐊᐊᐧ)

  1. (preceding a noun) this
    nipâw awa atimthis dog is sleeping
  2. (following a noun) this is
    atim awathis is a dog

Related terms[edit]

  • ana (that)
  • nâha (that (over there))

References[edit]

  • awa in Plains Cree Online Dictionary

Pohnpeian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English hour, from Middle English houre, oure, from Anglo-Norman houre, from Old French houre, (h)ore, from Latin hōra (hour), from Ancient Greek ὥρα (hṓra), from Proto-Indo-European *yeh₁- (year, season).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

awa

  1. hour

Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English away, from Old English onweġ.

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /əˈwɑː/

Adverb[edit]

awa (not comparable)

  1. away

Adjective[edit]

awa (comparative mair awa, superlative maist awa)

  1. absent, gone, distant

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit अव (ava, favor).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: a‧wa
  • IPA(key): /ˈʔawaʔ/, [ˈʔawɐʔ]

Noun[edit]

awà

  1. compassion; mercy; pity
    Synonyms: habag, pagkahabag

Derived terms[edit]


Ternate[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

awa

  1. rainbow

Etymology 2[edit]

Possibly the same as the previous etymology, as a semantic extension.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

awa

  1. sign, mark

References[edit]

  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh

Yami[edit]

Noun[edit]

awa

  1. sea

Yoruba[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

àwa

  1. we (emphatic first-person plural personal pronoun)

See also[edit]


Zazaki[edit]

Noun[edit]

awa

  1. accusative singular of aw