kawa

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See also: Kawa, kawá, and kawą

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

kawa (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of kava

Anagrams[edit]

Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Malay kawah.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ka‧wa

Noun[edit]

kawa

  1. A large wok.

Related terms[edit]

Dibabawon Manobo[edit]

Noun[edit]

kawà

  1. large iron pot

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ka.wa/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

kawa m (uncountable)

  1. Alternative spelling of caoua: coffee
  2. Piper methysticum (kava)
    Synonym: kava
  3. kava, beverage made from Piper methysticum
    Synonym: kava

Further reading[edit]

Hiligaynon[edit]

Noun[edit]

káwà

  1. boiler

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

kawa

  1. Rōmaji transcription of かわ

Karao[edit]

Noun[edit]

kawa

  1. middle; halfway

Kayapó[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Northern Jê *kacû (mortar).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kawa

  1. mortar

Lubuagan Kalinga[edit]

Noun[edit]

kawa

  1. spider (large)

Maori[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *kawa (cognates include Hawaiian ʻawa, Tongan kava and Samoan ʻava)[1][2] from Proto-Oceanic *kawaʀ (potent root) metathesis of Proto-Oceanic *wakaʀ (root), thus doublet of aka and root.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈka.wa/, [ˈkɐ.wɐ]

Adjective[edit]

kawa

  1. sour

Noun[edit]

kawa

  1. a ceremony to remove tapu from a new house or canoe
  2. karakia (ritual chants) and customs for the opening of new houses, canoes and other events
  3. marae protocol - customs of the marae and wharenui, particularly those related to formal activities such as pōhiri, speeches and mihimihi
  4. acid
  5. bitterness

Usage notes[edit]

The sense "marae protocol" seems to be a modern extension of the word.

Verb[edit]

kawa

  1. to perform the kawa ceremony, open a new house

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tregear, Edward (1891) Maori-Polynesian Comparative Dictionary[1], Wellington, New Zealand: Lyon and Blair, page 139
  2. ^ Kawa, Kawakawa”, in Te Māra Reo, Benson Family Trust, 2023

Further reading[edit]

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

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish قهوه. Doublet of café.

Noun[edit]

kawa f (diminutive kawka or kawcia or kawunia or kawusia)

  1. coffee
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
adjective
noun phrases
nouns
Related terms[edit]
adjective
nouns
Descendants[edit]
  • Yiddish: קאַווע (kave)

Etymology 2[edit]

Back-formation from kawka.

Noun[edit]

kawa f

  1. (obsolete or dialectal) jackdaw (corvid of the genus Coloeus)
Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • kawa in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • kawa in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Swahili[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Verb[edit]

-kawa (infinitive kukawa)

  1. to delay, be late, tarry
Conjugation[edit]
Conjugation of -kawa
Positive present -nakawa
Subjunctive -kawe
Negative -kawi
Imperative singular kawa
Infinitives
Positive kukawa
Negative kutokawa
Imperatives
Singular kawa
Plural kaweni
Tensed forms
Habitual hukawa
Positive past positive subject concord + -likawa
Negative past negative subject concord + -kukawa
Positive present (positive subject concord + -nakawa)
Singular Plural
1st person ninakawa/nakawa tunakawa
2nd person unakawa mnakawa
3rd person m-wa(I/II) anakawa wanakawa
other classes positive subject concord + -nakawa
Negative present (negative subject concord + -kawi)
Singular Plural
1st person sikawi hatukawi
2nd person hukawi hamkawi
3rd person m-wa(I/II) hakawi hawakawi
other classes negative subject concord + -kawi
Positive future positive subject concord + -takawa
Negative future negative subject concord + -takawa
Positive subjunctive (positive subject concord + -kawe)
Singular Plural
1st person nikawe tukawe
2nd person ukawe mkawe
3rd person m-wa(I/II) akawe wakawe
other classes positive subject concord + -kawe
Negative subjunctive positive subject concord + -sikawe
Positive present conditional positive subject concord + -ngekawa
Negative present conditional positive subject concord + -singekawa
Positive past conditional positive subject concord + -ngalikawa
Negative past conditional positive subject concord + -singalikawa
Gnomic (positive subject concord + -akawa)
Singular Plural
1st person nakawa twakawa
2nd person wakawa mwakawa
3rd person m-wa(I/II) akawa wakawa
m-mi(III/IV) wakawa yakawa
ji-ma(V/VI) lakawa yakawa
ki-vi(VII/VIII) chakawa vyakawa
n(IX/X) yakawa zakawa
u(XI) wakawa see n(X) or ma(VI) class
ku(XV/XVII) kwakawa
pa(XVI) pakawa
mu(XVIII) mwakawa
Perfect positive subject concord + -mekawa
"Already" positive subject concord + -meshakawa
"Not yet" negative subject concord + -jakawa
"If/When" positive subject concord + -kikawa
"If not" positive subject concord + -sipokawa
Consecutive kakawa / positive subject concord + -kakawa
Consecutive subjunctive positive subject concord + -kakawe
Object concord (indicative positive)
Singular Plural
1st person -nikawa -tukawa
2nd person -kukawa -wakawa/-kukaweni/-wakaweni
3rd person m-wa(I/II) -mkawa -wakawa
m-mi(III/IV) -ukawa -ikawa
ji-ma(V/VI) -likawa -yakawa
ki-vi(VII/VIII) -kikawa -vikawa
n(IX/X) -ikawa -zikawa
u(XI) -ukawa see n(X) or ma(VI) class
ku(XV/XVII) -kukawa
pa(XVI) -pakawa
mu(XVIII) -mukawa
Reflexive -jikawa
Relative forms
General positive (positive subject concord + (object concord) + -kawa- + relative marker)
Singular Plural
m-wa(I/II) -kawaye -kawao
m-mi(III/IV) -kawao -kawayo
ji-ma(V/VI) -kawalo -kawayo
ki-vi(VII/VIII) -kawacho -kawavyo
n(IX/X) -kawayo -kawazo
u(XI) -kawao see n(X) or ma(VI) class
ku(XV/XVII) -kawako
pa(XVI) -kawapo
mu(XVIII) -kawamo
Other forms (subject concord + tense marker + relative marker + (object concord) + -kawa)
Singular Plural
m-wa(I/II) -yekawa -okawa
m-mi(III/IV) -okawa -yokawa
ji-ma(V/VI) -lokawa -yokawa
ki-vi(VII/VIII) -chokawa -vyokawa
n(IX/X) -yokawa -zokawa
u(XI) -okawa see n(X) or ma(VI) class
ku(XV/XVII) -kokawa
pa(XVI) -pokawa
mu(XVIII) -mokawa
Some forms not commonly seen in modern Standard Swahili are absent from the table. See Appendix:Swahili verbs for more information.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

kawa (ma class, plural makawa)

  1. cover (of food)

Tagalog[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ka‧wa
  • IPA(key): /ˈkawa/, [ˈka.wɐ]

Noun[edit]

kawa (Baybayin spelling ᜃᜏ)

  1. large caldron; large boiler or kettle
    Synonyms: kaldero, talyasi