JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ほう

Min NanEdit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“name; alias; art name; etc.”).
(This character, , is the Pe̍h-ōe-jī form of .)

TokelauanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈhʲoː/
  • Hyphenation:

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Nuclear Polynesian *se-o-u.

DeterminerEdit

  1. (inalienable, indefinite) thy, your
See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Samoan soʻo.

NounEdit

  1. disciple, follower
    o Iehu.The disciples of Jesus.

Etymology 3Edit

ParticleEdit

  1. Used to indicate the frequentative aspect of the preceding verb: frequently, often

Etymology 4Edit

ParticleEdit

  1. Only used in hō he

ReferencesEdit

  • R. Simona, editor (1986) Tokelau Dictionary[1], Auckland: Office of Tokelau Affairs, page 319