hoku

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See also: hȯku, hōkū, and hǫku

Ainu[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hoku (Kana spelling ホク)

  1. husband (male spouse)

Antonyms[edit]

  • mat (wife)

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hokea +‎ -u

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhoku/, [ˈho̞ku]
  • Rhymes: -oku
  • Syllabification: ho‧ku

Noun[edit]

hoku

  1. (rare) rhyme
    Synonym: loru

Declension[edit]

Inflection of hoku (Kotus type 1*D/valo, k- gradation)
nominative hoku hout
genitive houn hokujen
partitive hokua hokuja
illative hokuun hokuihin
singular plural
nominative hoku hout
accusative nom. hoku hout
gen. houn
genitive houn hokujen
partitive hokua hokuja
inessive houssa houissa
elative housta houista
illative hokuun hokuihin
adessive houlla houilla
ablative houlta houilta
allative houlle houille
essive hokuna hokuina
translative houksi houiksi
instructive houin
abessive houtta houitta
comitative hokuineen
Possessive forms of hoku (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person hokuni hokumme
2nd person hokusi hokunne
3rd person hokunsa

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Anagrams[edit]


Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian (F, S)otu

Noun[edit]

hoku

  1. Night of the full moon

References[edit]

  • Hawaiian Dictionary, by Pukui and Elbert

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

hoku

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ほく

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

hòku f (definite singular hòko, indefinite plural hòkur, definite plural hòkune)

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 1917; superseded by hake

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Tokelauan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nuclear Polynesian *se-o-ku.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhʲo.ku/
  • Hyphenation: ho‧ku

Determiner[edit]

hoku

  1. (inalienable, indefinite) my

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • R. Simona, editor (1986) Tokelau Dictionary[1], Auckland: Office of Tokelau Affairs, page 322