moa

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See also: Moa, MOA, and mo'a

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Maori moa, from Proto-Polynesian *moa (fowl).

moas

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Noun[edit]

moa (plural moas)

  1. A very large, extinct, flightless bird of the family Dinornithidae that was native to New Zealand; until its extinction, one species was the largest bird in the world.

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

moa

  1. moa

Declension[edit]

Inflection of moa (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative moa moat
genitive moan moien
partitive moaa moia
illative moaan moiin
singular plural
nominative moa moat
accusative nom. moa moat
gen. moan
genitive moan moien
moainrare
partitive moaa moia
inessive moassa moissa
elative moasta moista
illative moaan moiin
adessive moalla moilla
ablative moalta moilta
allative moalle moille
essive moana moina
translative moaksi moiksi
instructive moin
abessive moatta moitta
comitative moineen

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a variant of Old Portuguese moo (compare Portuguese ), from Latin mola (millstone) (compare Spanish muela).

Noun[edit]

moa f (plural moas)

  1. molar
  2. millstone
  3. grindstone

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Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *moa.

Noun[edit]

moa

  1. chicken or similar fowl

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

moa

  1. Rōmaji transcription of モア

Malay[edit]

Noun[edit]

moa

  1. eel

Maori[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *moa.

Noun[edit]

moa

  1. moa a bird (extinct, Dinornis)

Niuean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *moa.

Noun[edit]

moa

  1. chicken

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

moa f (plural moas)

  1. moa (large, extinct flightless bird of New Zealand)

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

moa

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of moer
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of moer
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of moer
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of moer

Rapa Nui[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *moa.

Noun[edit]

moa

  1. chicken

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Samoan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *moa.

Noun[edit]

moa

  1. chicken or similar fowl

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Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English more.

Adverb[edit]

moa

  1. more

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French moi (me).

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Pronoun[edit]

moa

  1. (obsolete, humorous) I; me

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