uwa

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Apalaí[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese uva, from Latin uva.

Noun[edit]

uwa

  1. grape

Hausa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Newman derives this from Proto-Chadic *wəɗi. Blench suggests a derivation from a Plateau Benue-Congo language; compare Ningye uwa (wife), Kanufi uwa (woman), Bu iwa (wife).

Noun[edit]

uwā f (plural iyā̀yē, possessed form uwar̃)

  1. mother
  2. (in compounds) largest or chief part

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

uwa

  1. Rōmaji transcription of うわ

Kanufi[edit]

Noun[edit]

uwa (plural amba)

  1. woman

Reference[edit]


Mapudungun[edit]

Corn (Zea mays).

Noun[edit]

uwa (using Raguileo Alphabet)

  1. corn, maize

References[edit]

  • Wixaleyiñ: Mapucezugun-wigkazugun pici hemvlcijka (Wixaleyiñ: Small Mapudungun-Spanish dictionary), Beretta, Marta; Cañumil, Dario; Cañumil, Tulio, 2008.

Matal[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Likely from Proto-Chadic *wa (who).[1]. Cognate with Hausa wa (who)

Pronoun[edit]

uwa

  1. (interrogative) who
    Uwa avà à ka tetəvi kà maɗàh sləray uwanay uwa?" (Mark 11:28) [2]
    Who gave you this authority that you do these things? (Mark 11:28)
    Uwa asla à tsəhay dza uwanay, atugw mawisiga lakəl aŋa Zəzagəla uwa? (Luke 5:21) [3]
    Who is this man who speaks blasphemies? (Luke 5:21)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Newman, Paul (1977) Chadic Classification and Reconstructions (Afroasiatic Linguistics; 5)‎[1], Malibu: Undena
  2. ^ http://listen.bible.is/MFHWYI/Mark/11#28
  3. ^ http://listen.bible.is/MFHWYI/Luke/5#21

Pitjantjatjara[edit]

Adverb[edit]

uwa

  1. yes

Verb[edit]

uwa

  1. imperative (command) form of unganyi
    1. give!

Quechua[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish uva.

Noun[edit]

uwa

  1. grape

Declension[edit]


Vilamovian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

uwa m

  1. oven

Adverb[edit]

uwa

  1. in advance