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Hawaiian[edit]

Article[edit]

  1. plural definite article; the

Verb[edit]

  1. (stative) calm, pacified

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

(Zhuyin ㄋㄚ)

  1. Pinyin transcription of
  2. Pinyin transcription of

Min Nan[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“like; as if”).
(This character, , is the Pe̍h-ōe-jī form of .)

Namuyi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

  1. good

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Synchronically, feminine pronoun from the demonstrative na (that).

Pronoun[edit]

 f

  1. that

Declension[edit]


Tokelauan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈnaː/
  • Hyphenation:

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *ŋa. Cognates include Hawaiian and Tuvaluan gaa. The change from to n is irregular.

Article[edit]

  1. Plural definite article; the
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *naqa. Cognates include Tongan naʻa and Samoan ne'i.

Particle[edit]

  1. Introduces a subordinate clause; lest, in case

Etymology 3[edit]

Particle[edit]

  1. Expresses exclusiveness of the following nominal; only, just

Etymology 4[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *naqa. Cognates include Hawaiian and Samoan .

Verb[edit]

  1. (intransitive) to stop crying

References[edit]

  • R. Simona, editor (1986) Tokelau Dictionary[1], Auckland: Office of Tokelau Affairs, page 247