ngau

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Chuukese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ngau

  1. Alternative spelling of ngaw (bad)

Palauan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *hapuy, from Proto-Austronesian *Sapuy.

Noun[edit]

ngau

  1. fire (for cooking)

Inflection[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

  • seseb (fire (not for cooking))

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

  • roech (small fire)

References[edit]

  • Kaufman, Daniel (2012), “Origins of Palauan Intrusive Velar Nasals”, in Oceanic Linguistics, volume 51, issue 1, pages 18-32
  • ngau in Palauan Language Online: Palauan-English Dictionary, at tekinged.com.
  • ngau in Palauan-English Dictionary, at trussel2.com.
  • ngau in Lewis S. Josephs; Edwin G. McManus; Masa-aki Emesiochel (1977) Palauan-English Dictionary, University Press of Hawaii, ISBN 9780824804503, page 210.

Rapa Nui[edit]

Verb[edit]

ngau

  1. bite