hoa

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

hoa

  1. (obsolete) ho; hey; a call for attention

Anagrams[edit]


Basque[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Southern) /oa/, [o̞.a]
  • IPA(key): (Northern) /hoa/, [ɦo̞.a]

Verb[edit]

hoa

  1. Informal second-person singular (hi) present indicative form of joan.
  2. Informal second-person singular (hi) present imperative form of joan.

Hawaiian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *soa, from Proto-Oceanic *soʀa (friend, partner).

Noun[edit]

hoa

  1. friend, companion, associate, colleague, comrade, partner, mate, peer
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *foa, from Proto-Oceanic *posaq, from Proto-Austronesian *pəcəq (break into several large pieces).

Noun[edit]

hoa

  1. club (heavy stick for use as weapon or plaything)

Verb[edit]

hoa

  1. to club, to strike with a stick or club

References[edit]

  • “hoa” in the Hawaiian Dictionary, Revised and Enlarged Edition, University of Hawaii Press, 1986

Maori[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *soa, from Proto-Oceanic *soʀa (friend, partner).

Noun[edit]

hoa

  1. friend, companion, mate, partner, spouse, ally
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *foa (make a path).

Noun[edit]

hoa

  1. pitch (of a roof)

Verb[edit]

hoa (passive hoaina)

  1. to lay out, to plan arrange

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

hoa

  1. charm, spell, enchantment

References[edit]

  • hoa” in John C. Moorfield, Te Aka: Maori-English, English-Maori Dictionary and Index, 3rd edition, Longman/Pearson Education New Zealand, 2011, →ISBN.

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

hoa f

  1. definite singular of ho
  2. definite singular of hoe

Rapa Nui[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *soa, from Proto-Oceanic *soʀa (friend, partner).

Noun[edit]

hoa

  1. friend

Sotho[edit]

Verb[edit]

hoa

  1. to shout

Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

hoa (present hoar, preterite hoade, supine hoat, imperative hoa)

  1. to hoot (make the cry of an owl)
    Jag hör ugglans hoande. "Ho-ho" säger den.
    I hear the hooting of the owl. "Hoot hoot" it says.

Conjugation[edit]


Tahitian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *soa, from Proto-Oceanic *soʀa (friend, partner).

Noun[edit]

hoa

  1. friend

Etymology 2[edit]

Compare Rarotongan ‘oa (neuralgic headache).

Noun[edit]

hoa

  1. headache

References[edit]

  • Sven Wahlroos (2002) English–Tahitian, Tahitian–English Dictionary, First edition, Honolulu: The Mā'ohi Heritage Press, →ISBN p.588

Tày[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vietnamese hoa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hoa ()

  1. flower

Synonyms[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Central Vietnam, Southern Vietnam, dated or obsolete) huê
  • (certain small Central dialects) ba

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from . The "capital" sense probably comes from the flourishes of the cursive capital letters that are commonly taught in elementary schools; even cursive lower-case letters don't have as many flourishes, which explains the distinction.

The form ba is attested in some Central dialects, most notably from the placename Đông Ba.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(classifier bông, đoá) hoa

  1. a flower
    Synonym: bông

Derived terms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

hoa

  1. capital, upper case
    Antonym: thường
    • 1936, Vũ Trọng Phụng, chapter 1, in Số đỏ, Hà Nội báo:
      Ấy là một cuộc tình duyên, với, hơn nữa – theo lối gọi của những ông làm báo – một cuộc tình duyên của Bình dân (chữ B hoa).
      Theirs was a love affair, and what is more – in the words of journalists – a love affair of the People (with a capital P).

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

hoa

  1. (card games) a suit

See also[edit]

Suits in Vietnamese · hoa, chất (layout · text)
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pích nhép, tép, chuồn

References[edit]

  1. ^ Trần, Ngọc Bảo (2017). "Từ Điển Phương Ngữ Huế".