gua

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See also: GUA, guá, guà, guā, guǎ, and gu'a

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit

Noun[edit]

gua

  1. cave

Malay[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Min Nan (góa).

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

gua

  1. (Malaysia) I, me, my

See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

gua (plural gua-gua)

  1. cave

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

gua

  1. Nonstandard spelling of guā.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of guǎ.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of guà.

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.