pawa

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

pawa (plural pawas)

  1. (New Zealand) An edible univalve mollusc of the genus Haliotis, having a shell lined with mother-of-pearl.
    • 1912, Katherine Mansfield, The Woman at the Store, from "Selected Short Stories"
      One little patch was divided off by pawa shells []

Synonyms[edit]

Translations[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Chamicuro[edit]

Noun[edit]

pawa

  1. field

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From paw (peacock).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pawa f

  1. peahen

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

pawa

  1. inflection of paw:
    1. genitive singular
    2. accusative singular
    3. nominative dual

Swahili[edit]

Verb[edit]

-pawa (infinitive kupawa)

  1. (dialectal or archaic) Passive form of -pa

Conjugation[edit]

Conjugation of -pawa
Non-finite forms
Form Positive Negative
Infinitive kupawa kutopawa
Simple finite forms
Positive form Singular Plural
Imperative pawa paweni
Habitual hupawa
Complex finite forms
Polarity Persons Persons / Classes Classes
1st 2nd 3rd / M-wa M-mi Ma Ki-vi N U Ku Pa Mu
Sg. Pl. Sg. Pl. Sg. / 1 Pl. / 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 / 14 15 / 17 16 18
Past
Positive nilipawa
nalipawa
tulipawa
twalipawa
ulipawa
walipawa
mlipawa
mwalipawa
alipawa walipawa ulipawa ilipawa lilipawa yalipawa kilipawa vilipawa ilipawa zilipawa ulipawa kulipawa palipawa mulipawa
Relative niliopawa
naliopawa
tuliopawa
twaliopawa
uliopawa
waliopawa
mliopawa
mwaliopawa
aliopawa waliopawa uliopawa iliopawa liliopawa yaliopawa kiliopawa viliopawa iliopawa ziliopawa uliopawa kuliopawa paliopawa muliopawa
Negative sikupawa hatukupawa hukupawa hamkupawa hakupawa hawakupawa haukupawa haikupawa halikupawa hayakupawa hakikupawa havikupawa haikupawa hazikupawa haukupawa hakukupawa hapakupawa hamukupawa
Present
Positive ninapawa
napawa
tunapawa unapawa mnapawa anapawa wanapawa unapawa inapawa linapawa yanapawa kinapawa vinapawa inapawa zinapawa unapawa kunapawa panapawa munapawa
Relative ninaopawa
naopawa
tunaopawa unaopawa mnaopawa anaopawa wanaopawa unaopawa inaopawa linaopawa yanaopawa kinaopawa vinaopawa inaopawa zinaopawa unaopawa kunaopawa panaopawa munaopawa
Negative sipawi hatupawi hupawi hampawi hapawi hawapawi haupawi haipawi halipawi hayapawi hakipawi havipawi haipawi hazipawi haupawi hakupawi hapapawi hamupawi
Future
Positive nitapawa tutapawa utapawa mtapawa atapawa watapawa utapawa itapawa litapawa yatapawa kitapawa vitapawa itapawa zitapawa utapawa kutapawa patapawa mutapawa
Relative nitakaopawa tutakaopawa utakaopawa mtakaopawa atakaopawa watakaopawa utakaopawa itakaopawa litakaopawa yatakaopawa kitakaopawa vitakaopawa itakaopawa zitakaopawa utakaopawa kutakaopawa patakaopawa mutakaopawa
Negative sitapawa hatutapawa hutapawa hamtapawa hatapawa hawatapawa hautapawa haitapawa halitapawa hayatapawa hakitapawa havitapawa haitapawa hazitapawa hautapawa hakutapawa hapatapawa hamutapawa
Subjunctive
Positive nipawe tupawe upawe mpawe apawe wapawe upawe ipawe lipawe yapawe kipawe vipawe ipawe zipawe upawe kupawe papawe mupawe
Negative nisipawe tusipawe usipawe msipawe asipawe wasipawe usipawe isipawe lisipawe yasipawe kisipawe visipawe isipawe zisipawe usipawe kusipawe pasipawe musipawe
Present Conditional
Positive ningepawa tungepawa ungepawa mngepawa angepawa wangepawa ungepawa ingepawa lingepawa yangepawa kingepawa vingepawa ingepawa zingepawa ungepawa kungepawa pangepawa mungepawa
Negative nisingepawa
singepawa
tusingepawa
hatungepawa
usingepawa
hungepawa
msingepawa
hamngepawa
asingepawa
hangepawa
wasingepawa
hawangepawa
usingepawa
haungepawa
isingepawa
haingepawa
lisingepawa
halingepawa
yasingepawa
hayangepawa
kisingepawa
hakingepawa
visingepawa
havingepawa
isingepawa
haingepawa
zisingepawa
hazingepawa
usingepawa
haungepawa
kusingepawa
hakungepawa
pasingepawa
hapangepawa
musingepawa
hamungepawa
Past Conditional
Positive ningalipawa tungalipawa ungalipawa mngalipawa angalipawa wangalipawa ungalipawa ingalipawa lingalipawa yangalipawa kingalipawa vingalipawa ingalipawa zingalipawa ungalipawa kungalipawa pangalipawa mungalipawa
Negative nisingalipawa
singalipawa
tusingalipawa
hatungalipawa
usingalipawa
hungalipawa
msingalipawa
hamngalipawa
asingalipawa
hangalipawa
wasingalipawa
hawangalipawa
usingalipawa
haungalipawa
isingalipawa
haingalipawa
lisingalipawa
halingalipawa
yasingalipawa
hayangalipawa
kisingalipawa
hakingalipawa
visingalipawa
havingalipawa
isingalipawa
haingalipawa
zisingalipawa
hazingalipawa
usingalipawa
haungalipawa
kusingalipawa
hakungalipawa
pasingalipawa
hapangalipawa
musingalipawa
hamungalipawa
Conditional Contrary to Fact
Positive ningelipawa tungelipawa ungelipawa mngelipawa angelipawa wangelipawa ungelipawa ingelipawa lingelipawa yangelipawa kingelipawa vingelipawa ingelipawa zingelipawa ungelipawa kungelipawa pangelipawa mungelipawa
General Relative
Positive nipawao tupawao upawao mpawao apawao wapawao upawao ipawao lipawao yapawao kipawao vipawao ipawao zipawao upawao kupawao papawao mupawao
Negative nisiopawa tusiopawa usiopawa msiopawa asiopawa wasiopawa usiopawa isiopawa lisiopawa yasiopawa kisiopawa visiopawa isiopawa zisiopawa usiopawa kusiopawa pasiopawa musiopawa
Gnomic
Positive napawa twapawa wapawa mwapawa apawa wapawa wapawa yapawa lapawa yapawa chapawa vyapawa yapawa zapawa wapawa kwapawa papawa mwapawa
Perfect
Positive nimepawa tumepawa umepawa mmepawa amepawa wamepawa umepawa imepawa limepawa yamepawa kimepawa vimepawa imepawa zimepawa umepawa kumepawa pamepawa mumepawa
"Already"
Positive nimeshapawa tumeshapawa umeshapawa mmeshapawa ameshapawa wameshapawa umeshapawa imeshapawa limeshapawa yameshapawa kimeshapawa vimeshapawa imeshapawa zimeshapawa umeshapawa kumeshapawa pameshapawa mumeshapawa
"Not yet"
Negative sijapawa hatujapawa hujapawa hamjapawa hajapawa hawajapawa haujapawa haijapawa halijapawa hayajapawa hakijapawa havijapawa haijapawa hazijapawa haujapawa hakujapawa hapajapawa hamujapawa
"If/When"
Positive nikipawa tukipawa ukipawa mkipawa akipawa wakipawa ukipawa ikipawa likipawa yakipawa kikipawa vikipawa ikipawa zikipawa ukipawa kukipawa pakipawa mukipawa
"If not"
Negative nisipopawa tusipopawa usipopawa msipopawa asipopawa wasipopawa usipopawa isipopawa lisipopawa yasipopawa kisipopawa visipopawa isipopawa zisipopawa usipopawa kusipopawa pasipopawa musipopawa
Consecutive
Positive nikapawa tukapawa ukapawa mkapawa akapawa wakapawa ukapawa ikapawa likapawa yakapawa kikapawa vikapawa ikapawa zikapawa ukapawa kukapawa pakapawa mukapawa
Not all possible forms are listed in the table. Transitive verbs can take object concords, relative concords can agree with all noun classes, and many other forms not commonly seen in modern Standard Swahili are absent from the table. See Appendix:Swahili verbs for more information.

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English power.

Noun[edit]

pawa

  1. power
  2. strength
  3. electricity

Yindjibarndi[edit]

Noun[edit]

pawa

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Frank J. F. Wordick, The Yindjibarndi Language (1982)