inoa

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Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *hingoa, compare Maori ingoa, Tahitian iʻoa.

Noun[edit]

inoa

  1. name
    ola ka inoa
    the name lives
  2. term
  3. title

Etymology[edit]

Shortening of mele inoa ‎(name chant).

Noun[edit]

inoa

  1. a name chant, short