moai

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See also: Moai, moái, mo'ai, and mò'āi

English[edit]

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Three moai.

Etymology[edit]

Rapa Nui mo'ai (statue, figurine)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmoʊ.aɪ/
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Noun[edit]

moai (plural moai or moais)

  1. One of the large stone statues on Easter Island (Rapa Nui).

Translations[edit]

See also[edit]

  • ahu (the stone platform of the moai)

Anagrams[edit]


Northern Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Samic *monōj.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈmoɑ̯j/

Pronoun[edit]

moai

  1. we (two)

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of moai (irregular)
Nominative moai
Genitive munˈno
Nominative moai
Genitive munˈno
Accusative munˈno
Illative munˈnuide
Locative munˈnos
Comitative munˈnuin
Essive munˈnon

See also[edit]

Personal pronouns
singular dual plural
1st person mun moai mii
2nd person don doai dii
3rd person son soai sii

Further reading[edit]

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[1], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

moai m (plural moais)

  1. moai (type of stone statue on Easter Island)

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

moai m (plural moais)

  1. moai

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian *moi, from Proto-Germanic *mawjaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

moai

  1. beautiful, pretty, nice

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of moai
uninflected moai
inflected moaie
comparative moaier
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial moai moaier it moaist
it moaiste
indefinite c. sing. moaie moaiere moaiste
n. sing. moai moaier moaiste
plural moaie moaiere moaiste
definite moaie moaiere moaiste
partitive moais moaiers

Further reading[edit]

moai”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011