fau

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See also: fa'u

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

fau

  1. Alternative form of fou

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French fau (beech), from Latin fagus.

Noun[edit]

fau m (plural faus)

  1. (Jersey) beech tree

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fagus.

Noun[edit]

fau

  1. beech

Descendants[edit]

  • Gallo: faeu
  • Norman: fau (Jersey)

Samoan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic *paʀu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *baʀu. Cognate with Malay baru and Hawaiian hau.

Noun[edit]

fau

  1. cottonwood hibiscus (Talipariti tiliaceum, syn. Hibiscus tiliaceus)