wai ni mata

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Fijian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

wai (water) +‎ ni +‎ mata (eye), from Proto-Oceanic *waiʀ ni mata, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *waiʀ ni mata, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *waiʀ ni mata, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *wahiʀ ni mata.

Noun[edit]

wai ni mata

  1. tear (drop of clear salty liquid from the eyes)