honua

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *fenua, from Proto-Oceanic, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *banua, from Proto-Austronesian *banua. Doublet of henua.

Noun[edit]

honua

  1. earth, land
  2. world

Verb[edit]

honua

  1. (stative) basic, fundamental

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