sawa

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Asi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *sawa, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *sawa.

Noun[edit]

sawa

  1. snake

Bikol Central[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *sawa, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *sawa (cf. Cebuano sawa, Indonesian sawa, Malay sawa, Tagalog sawa).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: sa‧wa
  • IPA(key): /saˈwa/

Noun[edit]

sawá

  1. python; boa constrictor

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *sawəqaq, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *sawəqaq (eat too much, bored).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: sa‧wa
  • IPA(key): /ˈsawaʔ/

Adjective[edit]

sawà

  1. bored; fed up; sick and tired
    Sawa na ako sa mga kalokohan ninda.
    I'm all fed up with their nonsense.
    Synonyms: suya, umoy
Derived terms[edit]

Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *sawa, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *sawa (cf. Bikol Central sawa, Indonesian sawa, Malay sawa, Tagalog sawa).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: sa‧wa
  • IPA(key): /saˈwa/, [s̪ʌˈwa]

Noun[edit]

sawá

  1. the reticulated python (Malayapython reticulatus)
  2. (colloquial) any large snake

Chamicuro[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sawa

  1. wet, moist

Dutch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Malay sawah.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsaː.ʋaː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: sa‧wa

Noun[edit]

sawa m (plural sawa's)

  1. rice paddy

Derived terms[edit]


Garo[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

sawa

  1. who
    Na·a sako nikaha?
    Who did you see?

Verb[edit]

sawa

  1. to be who
    Na·a sawa?
    Who are you?

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

sawa

  1. Rōmaji transcription of さわ

Kagayanen[edit]

Noun[edit]

sawa

  1. spouse

Koasati[edit]

Noun[edit]

sawa

  1. raccoon

Lele (Guinea)[edit]

Numeral[edit]

sawa

  1. three

Ngazidja Comorian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sawa (invariable)

  1. same
  2. identical

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • sawa” in Outils & Ressources pour l'Exploitation de la Langue Comorienne, 2008.

Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic سَوَاء(sawāʾ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sawa (invariable)

  1. equal
    Yeye ni mnene sawa na mimi.
    S/He is as fat as I am.

Interjection[edit]

sawa

  1. okay

Derived terms[edit]


Tagalog[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *sawa, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *sawa (cf. Bikol Central sawa, Cebuano sawa, Indonesian sawa, Malay sawa).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: sa‧wa
  • IPA(key): /saˈwa/, [sɐˈwa]

Noun[edit]

sawá

  1. boa constrictor
    Synonym: manlilingkis
  2. python, esp. the reticulated python
  3. any large snake that crushes its prey
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *sawəqaq, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *sawəqaq (eat too much, bored) (cf. Cebuano saw-a, Kapampangan sawa).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: sa‧wâ
  • IPA(key): /saˈwaʔ/, [sɐˈwaʔ] (adjective)
  • IPA(key): /ˈsawaʔ/, [ˈsa.wɐʔ] (noun)

Adjective[edit]

sawâ

  1. fed up; having lost interest in
    Sawa na ako sa mga kalokohan nila.
    I'm all fed up by their nonsense.
  2. satiated; surfeited; sated
    Synonym: suya
Derived terms[edit]
See also[edit]

Noun[edit]

sawà

  1. condition of being fed up or having lost interest
    Synonyms: suya, pagkasuya
  2. satiety; surfeit; overindulgence in food or drink
Derived terms[edit]

West Makian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sawa

  1. Alternative form of saawa (goanna)

References[edit]

  • Clemens Voorhoeve (1982) The Makian languages and their neighbours[1], Pacific linguistics