manawa

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Balinese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

manawa

  1. Romanization of ᬫᬦᬯ
  2. Romanization of ᬫᬵᬦᬯ

Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *mañawa (compare Samoan manava), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *mañawa (compare Malay nyawa), from Proto-Austronesian *NiSawa (compare Siraya xinawa).

Noun[edit]

manawa

  1. affections, feelings, disposition
    Hāliʻaliʻa mai ke aloha pili paʻa i kuʻu manawa.
    Recalling love dwelling firmly in my affections.
  2. heart (seat of emotions)
    Ke hoʻonakulu nei i kuʻu manawa, no kuʻu ipo paha kēia wela.
    Causing my heart to pitter-patter, perhaps this warmth is from my lover.
  3. time, turn
  4. chronology

Javanese[edit]

Javanese register set
ꦏꦿꦩ (krama): manawi
ꦏꦿꦩꦔꦺꦴꦏꦺꦴ (krama-ngoko): yèn
ꦔꦺꦴꦏꦺꦴ (ngoko): manawa

Conjunction[edit]

manawa

  1. if

Maori[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *mañawa (compare Samoan manava), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *mañawa (compare Malay nyawa), from Proto-Austronesian *NiSawa (compare Siraya xinawa).

Noun[edit]

manawa

  1. heart (of a person)
    Kāore i takitaro e tū ana ka neke whakamuri tētahi o ngā waewae, kātahi ka maranga te ringa, ko te ākinga iho, ngangengange noa te manawa o tōna tāne i te naihi e mau ana i tōna ringa.
    She didn't stand there long before she moved one leg backwards, then raised her hand and thrust it down piercing the heart of her husband with the knife she held in her hand.
  2. heart (seat of affections)
    Ka pā te aroha ki te ngākau, ka hotu te manawa.
    I'm affected by concern and my heart sobs.
  3. breath
    Kua rere ake te manawa nei ki runga ki te ihu.
    The breath travels up to the nose.
  4. mind
  5. spirit

Derived terms[edit]