hiva

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Niuean[edit]

Numeral[edit]

hiva

  1. (cardinal) nine

Tongan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tongic *hiva, from Proto-Polynesian *hiwa, from Proto-Oceanic *hiwa, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *hiwa, from Proto-Austronesian *Siwa.

Numeral[edit]

hiva

  1. (cardinal) nine
    Pamphlets in the Tonga language, "Koe Hisitolia o Natula", page 58:
    Oku faa vahe ae kalasi huhu kihe faahiga e hiva, o behe:—
    1. Koe manu nima ua (Bimana)
    There are nine things like parts called the classes which have breasts, like so:—
    1. The animals with two hands (Bimana)
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