namu

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See also: ñamu, namų, and наму

East Futuna[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *namu, from Proto-Central Pacific *ñamu, from Proto-Oceanic *ñamuk, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ñamuk.

Noun[edit]

namu

  1. mosquito

Fijian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Central Pacific *ñamu, from Proto-Oceanic *ñamuk, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ñamuk.

Noun[edit]

namu

  1. mosquito (small flying insect of the family Culicidae, known for biting and sucking blood)

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈnɑmu/, [ˈnɑmu]
  • Rhymes: -ɑmu
  • Syllabification: na‧mu

Noun[edit]

namu

  1. sweet, candy

Declension[edit]

Inflection of namu (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative namu namut
genitive namun namujen
partitive namua namuja
illative namuun namuihin
singular plural
nominative namu namut
accusative nom. namu namut
gen. namun
genitive namun namujen
partitive namua namuja
inessive namussa namuissa
elative namusta namuista
illative namuun namuihin
adessive namulla namuilla
ablative namulta namuilta
allative namulle namuille
essive namuna namuina
translative namuksi namuiksi
instructive namuin
abessive namutta namuitta
comitative namuineen
Possessive forms of namu (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person namuni namumme
2nd person namusi namunne
3rd person namunsa

Derived terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Futuna-Aniwa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *namu, from Proto-Central Pacific *ñamu, from Proto-Oceanic *ñamuk, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ñamuk.

Noun[edit]

namu

  1. (Aniwa) mosquito

Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

namu m

  1. accusative singular form of nams
  2. instrumental singular form of nams
  3. genitive plural form of nams

Lithuanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

namu m

  1. instrumental singular of namas

Maori[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *namu, from Proto-Central Pacific *ñamu, from Proto-Oceanic *ñamuk, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ñamuk.

Noun[edit]

namu

  1. sandfly of the genus Austrosimulium.

References[edit]

  • namu” in John C. Moorfield, Te Aka: Maori-English, English-Maori Dictionary and Index, 3rd edition, Longman/Pearson Education New Zealand, 2011, →ISBN.

Mele-Fila[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *namu, from Proto-Central Pacific *ñamu, from Proto-Oceanic *ñamuk, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ñamuk.

Noun[edit]

namu

  1. mosquito

Niuean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *namu, from Proto-Central Pacific *ñamu, from Proto-Oceanic *ñamuk, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ñamuk.

Noun[edit]

namu

  1. mosquito

Pukapukan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *namu, from Proto-Central Pacific *ñamu, from Proto-Oceanic *ñamuk, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ñamuk.

Noun[edit]

namu

  1. mosquito

Further reading[edit]


Rakahanga-Manihiki[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *namu, from Proto-Central Pacific *ñamu, from Proto-Oceanic *ñamuk, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ñamuk.

Noun[edit]

namu

  1. mosquito

Rapa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *namu, from Proto-Central Pacific *ñamu, from Proto-Oceanic *ñamuk, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ñamuk.

Noun[edit]

namu

  1. mosquito

Rarotongan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *namu, from Proto-Central Pacific *ñamu, from Proto-Oceanic *ñamuk, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ñamuk.

Noun[edit]

namu

  1. mosquito, gnat, midge

Samoan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *namu, from Proto-Central Pacific *ñamu, from Proto-Oceanic *ñamuk, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ñamuk.

Noun[edit]

namu

  1. mosquito

Sikaiana[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *namu, from Proto-Central Pacific *ñamu, from Proto-Oceanic *ñamuk, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ñamuk.

Noun[edit]

namu

  1. mosquito

Tahitian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *namu, from Proto-Central Pacific *ñamu, from Proto-Oceanic *ñamuk, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ñamuk.

Noun[edit]

namu

  1. mosquito

References[edit]


Tikopia[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *namu, from Proto-Central Pacific *ñamu, from Proto-Oceanic *ñamuk, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ñamuk.

Noun[edit]

namu

  1. mosquito

Tokelauan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *namu, from Proto-Central Pacific *ñamu, from Proto-Oceanic *ñamuk, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ñamuk.

Noun[edit]

namu

  1. mosquito

Tongan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *namu, from Proto-Central Pacific *ñamu, from Proto-Oceanic *ñamuk, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ñamuk.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

namu

  1. mosquito

Tuamotuan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *namu, from Proto-Central Pacific *ñamu, from Proto-Oceanic *ñamuk, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ñamuk.

Noun[edit]

namu

  1. insect
  2. mosquito

Tuvaluan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *namu, from Proto-Central Pacific *ñamu, from Proto-Oceanic *ñamuk, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ñamuk.

Noun[edit]

namu

  1. mosquito

West Uvean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *namu, from Proto-Central Pacific *ñamu, from Proto-Oceanic *ñamuk, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ñamuk.

Noun[edit]

namu

  1. mosquito