See also: fa'u

Hausa edit

Pronunciation edit

Ideophone edit

fau

  1. (of a thing or action) extreme

Middle English edit

Noun edit

fau

  1. Alternative form of fou

Norman edit

Etymology edit

From Old French fau (beech), from Latin fagus.

Noun edit

fau m (plural faus)

  1. (Jersey) beech tree

Old French edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Latin fagus.

Noun edit

fau

  1. beech

Descendants edit

  • Gallo: faeu
  • Norman: fau (Jersey)

Samoan edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Oceanic *paʀu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *baʀu. Cognate with Malay baru and Hawaiian hau.

Noun edit

fau

  1. cottonwood hibiscus (Talipariti tiliaceum, syn. Hibiscus tiliaceus)