mahi

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Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *mafi (strong, powerful, energetic, hardworking).

Verb[edit]

mahi

  1. to cultivate, to farm

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

mahi

  1. farm, plantation

Maori[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *mafi (strong, powerful, energetic, hardworking).

Verb[edit]

mahi

  1. (-a,-ngia) to work, do, perform, make, accomplish, practise, raise (money)

Noun[edit]

mahi

  1. work, job, employment, trade (work), practice, occupation, activity, exercise, operation, function
  2. abundance, lots of, many, heaps of

Derived terms[edit]