puaʻa

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Hawaiian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *puaka

Noun[edit]

puaʻa

  1. pig, hog, swine
  2. pork
  3. (obsolete) a general name for any introduced quadruped
  4. banks of fog or clouds, often as gathered over a mountain summit, a sign of rain and believed to be the cloud forms of Kamapuaʻa
    Mehe ao puaʻa lā, ke aloha e kau nei.
    Like a cloud resting on the mountain is the love alighting here.

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Samoan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *puaka

Noun[edit]

puaʻa

  1. pig