Last modified on 27 September 2014, at 09:42
See also: Noa, noʻa, and nōʻā

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Maori

AdjectiveEdit

noa (not comparable)

  1. (New Zealand, among the Maori) Non-sacred; such that it must be kept separate from what is tapu.

HawaiianEdit

NounEdit

noa

  1. release from taboo restrictions
  2. a commoner

VerbEdit

noa

  1. (stative) free of taboo, profane

Derived termsEdit


ManxEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish núa, from Proto-Celtic *nowyos (compare Welsh newydd, Breton nevez), from Proto-Indo-European *néwos.

AdjectiveEdit

noa

  1. new, fresh, novel, recent