kawa

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See also: kava, Kawa, and kawá

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]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

kawa m (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of caoua, meaning 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

Lubuagan Kalinga[edit]

Noun[edit]

kawa

  1. spider (large)

Maori[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *kawa.

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

References[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]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish قهوه(kahve) (Turkish kahve), from Arabic قَهْوَة(qahwa).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kawa f (diminutive kawka)

  1. coffee

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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

Tagalog[edit]

Noun[edit]

kawa

  1. large caldron; large boiler or kettle

Synonyms[edit]