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nui nui

Rapa NuiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Reduplication of nui.

AdjectiveEdit

nui nui

  1. very big, immense
    1995, Veronica de Feu, Rapanui: A Descriptive Grammar, page 153:
    Ko tikea 'a e au te moai nui nui ... 'I have seen a big statue.'
    Note: This source does not show non-ambiguous glottal stops.