lawa

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See also: lawą, ława, ławą, łāwa, and Läwa

Alangan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lawaq.

Noun[edit]

lawà

  1. spider

Bikol Central[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lawaq.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: la‧wa
  • IPA(key): /ˈlawaʔ/

Noun[edit]

lawà

  1. spider

Brunei Malay[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lawa

  1. beautiful

Antonyms[edit]


Butuanon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lawaq.

Noun[edit]

lawa

  1. spider

Chickasaw[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Choctaw lawa (many, much), Koasati lawa (many).

Pronoun[edit]

lawa

  1. a lot

Verb[edit]

lawa (active, in/transitive)

  1. (intranstive) to be many
  2. (intranstive) to be a lot
  3. (intranstive) to be a bunch
  4. (transitive) to be a lot in (a place)

Inflection[edit]


Choctaw[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Koasati lawa (many)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /laˈwa(h)/
  • Transcription: lawah

Adjective[edit]

lawa

  1. many. much
  2. a lot of
  3. too much

Fijian[edit]

Noun[edit]

lawa

  1. net, fishing net
  2. snare

Verb[edit]

lawa (lawa-vaka, lawavaka)

  1. to ambush (in war)

lawa (lawa-na, lawana)

  1. (transitive) to accuse (on suspicion alone)

Higaonon[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Akin to Western Bukidnon Manobo lawa.

Noun[edit]

lawa

  1. body

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lawaq. Akin to Cebuano lawalawa.

Noun[edit]

lawa

  1. spider

Iban[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lawa

  1. beautiful, good-looking, pretty
    Synonym: bajik
    Lawa amat indu nya!
    That lady is so beautiful!
  2. arrogant

Javanese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Akin to Balinese lawah.

Noun[edit]

lawa (krama ngoko lawa)

  1. bat

References[edit]

  • “[ lawa]” in Bausastra Jawa, Yogyakarta: The Linguistic Center of Yogyakarta [Balai Bahasa Provinsi Yogyakarta].
  • "lawa" in Elinor Clark Horne, Javanese-English Dictionary. Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 1974

Kagayanen[edit]

Noun[edit]

lawa

  1. (anatomy) body

Lindu[edit]

Noun[edit]

lawa

  1. hindrance; obstacle

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lawa

  1. genitive singular of law
  2. accusative singular of law
  3. nominative dual of law

Malay[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Johor-Riau) IPA(key): [lä.wä]
    • Note: Unlike in many other words in Johor-Riau Malay that end with an /a/, the word-final /a/ in this word does not get reduced to a schwa [ə].

Adjective[edit]

lawa (Jawi spelling لاوا‎)

  1. beautiful
    Lawanya gadis itu!
    That lady is so beautiful!
    Synonym(s): cantik

Further reading[edit]


Mansaka[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lawaq.

Noun[edit]

lawa

  1. spider

Masbatenyo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lawaq.

Noun[edit]

lawà

  1. spider

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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lawa

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian lava.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈla.va/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ava
  • Syllabification: la‧wa

Noun[edit]

lawa f

  1. lava (molten rock ejected by a volcano from its crater or fissured sides)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

adjective

Further reading[edit]

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

Quechua[edit]

Noun[edit]

lawa

  1. a gruel made flour, water, and salt; sometimes prepared with maize

Declension[edit]


Ratagnon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lawaq.

Noun[edit]

lawa

  1. spider

Swazi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronoun[edit]

lawa

  1. those over there, yonder; class 6 remote demonstrative.

Tagakaulu Kalagan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lawaq.

Noun[edit]

lawa

  1. spider

Tagalog[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Western Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *rawaq. Cognate with Javanese rawa, Indonesian, and Malay rawa / rawah (marsh).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: la‧wà
  • IPA(key): /ˈlawaʔ/, [ˈla.wɐʔ]

Noun[edit]

lawà

  1. lake; lagoon
    Synonyms: dagat-dagatan, pulilan, laguna, danaw, lanaw
  2. any small flooded area
    Synonym: sanaw

Derived terms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lawà

  1. flooded; covered with water
    Synonym: sanaw

Tausug[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Unknown.

Noun[edit]

lawa

  1. left hand, foot or limb
    Napukul in lawa niya.
    His left hand was amputated.
  2. left side
Antonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lawaq.

Noun[edit]

lawa

  1. spider

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay labah-labah.

Noun[edit]

lawa

  1. spider

Waray-Waray[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lawaq.

Noun[edit]

lawà

  1. spider

West Makian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /ˈl̪a.wa/

Noun[edit]

lawa

  1. a door

References[edit]

  • Clemens Voorhoeve (1982) The Makian languages and their neighbours[1], Pacific linguistics

Western Bukidnon Manobo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Akin to Higaonon lawa.

Noun[edit]

lawa

  1. body

Xhosa[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronoun[edit]

lawa

  1. those over there, yonder; class 6 remote demonstrative.