EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Anuta aropa, from Proto-Polynesian *qarofa (love). Doublet of aloha and aroha.

NounEdit

aropa (uncountable)

  1. A social concept, among the Anutans, of affection and empathy expressed through sharing and cooperation.

Usage notesEdit

  • Generally italicised as a foreign word.

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