Last modified on 8 July 2014, at 16:59
See also: poño

HawaiianEdit

NounEdit

pono

  1. morality, goodness, excellence
  2. correct procedure, true nature, rights, duty
  3. prosperity, well-being
  4. property, supplies
  5. use, purpose

VerbEdit

pono

  1. (stative) good, moral, proper
  2. (stative) beneficial
  3. (stative) should, must, necessary

ParticleEdit

pono

  1. (preceding a word or term) careless, any old way
    Mai pono helu ʻoe, e helu pono!
    Don't count carelessly, count properly!

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From po- and sino.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

present active pōnō, present infinitive pōnere, perfect active posuī, supine positum

  1. I place, put, lay.
  2. I ordain.
  3. I set up, pitch (camp).

InflectionEdit

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DescendantsEdit

External linksEdit

  • pono in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879

MaoriEdit

AdjectiveEdit

pono

  1. true