pono

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Hawaiian[edit]

Noun[edit]

pono

  1. morality, goodness, excellence
  2. correct procedure, true nature, rights, duty
  3. prosperity, well-being
  4. property, supplies
  5. use, purpose

Verb[edit]

pono

  1. (stative) good, moral, proper
  2. (stative) beneficial
  3. (stative) should, must, necessary

Particle[edit]

pono

  1. (preceding a word or term) careless, any old way
    Mai pono helu ʻoe, e helu pono!
    Don't count carelessly, count properly!

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *posinō. Equivalent to po- +‎ sinō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

pōnō (present infinitive pōnere, perfect active posuī, supine positum); third conjugation

  1. I place, put, lay.
  2. I ordain.
  3. I set up, pitch (camp).

Synonyms[edit]

Inflection[edit]

   Conjugation of pono (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present pōnō pōnis pōnit pōnimus pōnitis pōnunt
imperfect pōnēbam pōnēbās pōnēbat pōnēbāmus pōnēbātis pōnēbant
future pōnam pōnēs pōnet pōnēmus pōnētis pōnent
perfect posuī posuistī posuit posuimus posuistis posuērunt, posuēre
pluperfect posueram posuerās posuerat posuerāmus posuerātis posuerant
future perfect posuerō posueris posuerit posuerimus posueritis posuerint
passive present pōnor pōneris, pōnere pōnitur pōnimur pōniminī pōnuntur
imperfect pōnēbar pōnēbāris, pōnēbāre pōnēbātur pōnēbāmur pōnēbāminī pōnēbantur
future pōnar pōnēris, pōnēre pōnētur pōnēmur pōnēminī pōnentur
perfect positus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect positus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect positus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present pōnam pōnās pōnat pōnāmus pōnātis pōnant
imperfect pōnerem pōnerēs pōneret pōnerēmus pōnerētis pōnerent
perfect posuerim posuerīs posuerit posuerīmus posuerītis posuerint
pluperfect posuissem posuissēs posuisset posuissēmus posuissētis posuissent
passive present pōnar pōnāris, pōnāre pōnātur pōnāmur pōnāminī pōnantur
imperfect pōnerer pōnerēris, pōnerēre pōnerētur pōnerēmur pōnerēminī pōnerentur
perfect positus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect positus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present pōne pōnite
future pōnitō pōnitō pōnitōte pōnuntō
passive present pōnere pōniminī
future pōnitor pōnitor pōnuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives pōnere posuisse positūrus esse pōnī positus esse positum īrī
participles pōnēns positūrus positus pōnendus

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

External links[edit]

  • pono” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.

Maori[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pono

  1. true