motu

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Isubu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *-ntu.

Noun[edit]

motu m (plural batu)

  1. a man, an adult male

References[edit]

  • Joseph Merrick, Alfred Saker, A Grammar of the Isubu Tongue (1852)

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

mōtū

  1. ablative singular of mōtus

Maori[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *motu

Noun[edit]

motu

  1. island

Verb[edit]

motu

  1. To sever.

Niuean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *motu

Noun[edit]

motu

  1. island

Rapa Nui[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *motu

Noun[edit]

motu

  1. island (usually a small islet)

Tahitian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *motu

Noun[edit]

motu

  1. island

Tongan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *motu

Noun[edit]

motu

  1. island

Related terms[edit]