māua

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See also: maua, Mauá, and māʻua

Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nuclear Polynesian *ma-ua. Cognates include Maori māua and Tokelauan māua.

Pronoun[edit]

māua

  1. First person dual exclusive
    we (he/she and I, but not you)

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Maori[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nuclear Polynesian *ma-ua. Cognates include Hawaiian māua and Tokelauan māua.

Pronoun[edit]

māua

  1. First person dual exclusive
    we (he/she and I, but not you)

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Tokelauan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmaː.u.a/
  • Hyphenation: mā‧u‧a

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Nuclear Polynesian *ma-ua. Cognates include Hawaiian māua and Samoan mā'ua.

Pronoun[edit]

māua

  1. we two (exclusive)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

māua

  1. (often in the negative) to hear

References[edit]

  • R. Simona, editor (1986) Tokelau Dictionary[1], Auckland: Office of Tokelau Affairs, page 201