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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Maori

NounEdit

huhu (plural huhus)

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  1. A beetle, Prionoplus reticularis, endemic to New Zealand.

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EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

huhu

  1. rumor/rumour
    Huhu kertoo, että etsit uutta työtä.
    Rumour has it you're looking for a new job.

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InterjectionEdit

huhu

  1. (colloquial) hello


External linksEdit

  • huhu in Duden online

TonganEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *susu

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

huhu

  1. breast; breasts; teat
    Pamphlets in the Tonga language, "Koe Hisitolia o Natula", page 58:
    Oku faa vahe ae kalasi huhu kihe faahiga e hiva, o behe:—
    1. Koe manu nima ua (Bimana)
    There are nine things like parts called the classes which have breasts, like so:—
    1. The animals with two hands (Bimana)
  2. fork

VerbEdit

huhu

  1. To suck

AdjectiveEdit

huhu

  1. wet

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 1897, Shirley Baker, An English and Tongan vocabulary. Wilsons and Horton: Auckland, NZ.


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WoiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *susu, from Proto-Austronesian *susu.

NounEdit

huhu

  1. breast (female organ)