Hokkien edit

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

Japanese edit

Romanization edit

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ほう

Tokelauan edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈhʲoː]
  • Hyphenation:

Etymology 1 edit

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

Determiner edit

  1. (inalienable, indefinite) thy, your
See also edit

Etymology 2 edit

Learned borrowing from Samoan soʻo.

Noun edit

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

Etymology 3 edit

Particle edit

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

Etymology 4 edit

Particle edit

  1. Only used in hō he

References edit

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