pua

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See also: Pua, PUA, púa, puã, and pu'a

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

pua (plural puas)

  1. A scraper or stick used to play a guiro.

Anagrams[edit]


Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pua f (plural pues)

  1. sharp point, prong, spike
  2. thorn
  3. (music) plectrum

Further reading[edit]

  • “pua” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

Cimbrian[edit]

Noun[edit]

pua m (plural puam)

  1. boy

References[edit]

  • Umberto Patuzzi, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar, Luserna: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

Ese[edit]

Noun[edit]

pua

  1. edible bamboo shoots

French[edit]

Verb[edit]

pua

  1. third-person singular past historic of puer

Hawaiian[edit]

Noun[edit]

pua

  1. (botany) flower
  2. progeny, child
  3. young (of fish, etc)
  4. arrow, dart

Verb[edit]

pua

  1. (intransitive) to blossom
  2. (intransitive) to emerge, issue

Mòcheno[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *bō-, a stem meaning “father; brother; male relative”. Compare Pennsylvania German Buh, English boy.

Noun[edit]

pua m

  1. boy

References[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *pugia, from Latin pungō (I prick, puncture, sting). Cognate with Galician puga, púa and Spanish púa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pua f (plural puas)

  1. sharp end; point
  2. drill; bit (rotary cutting tool)
    Synonyms: broca, verruma
  3. sting
  4. (Brazil, Northeast Region, slang) womanizer, player

Rapa Nui[edit]

Noun[edit]

pua

  1. (botany) flower

Swahili[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Cognate with Chichewa mphuno.

Noun[edit]

pua (ma class, plural mapua)

  1. nose

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

A very old borrowing, ultimately from Persian پولاد(pulâd).

Noun[edit]

pua (n class, no plural)

  1. steel

Tahitian[edit]

Noun[edit]

pua

  1. (botany) flower