See also: HOA

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

hoa

  1. (obsolete) ho; hey; a call for attention

AnagramsEdit


BasqueEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (Southern) /oa/, [o̞.a]
  • IPA(key): (Northern) /hoa/, [ɦo̞.a]

VerbEdit

hoa

  1. Informal second-person singular (hi) present indicative form of joan.
  2. Informal second-person singular (hi) present imperative form of joan.

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

hoa f

  1. definite singular of ho
  2. definite singular of hoe

Rapa NuiEdit

NounEdit

hoa

  1. friend

SothoEdit

VerbEdit

hoa

  1. to shout

TahitianEdit

NounEdit

hoa

  1. friend
  2. headache

ReferencesEdit

Sven Wahlroos (2002) English–Tahitian, Tahitian–English Dictionary, First edition, Honolulu: The Mā'ohi Heritage Press, →ISBN p.588


VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Sino-Vietnamese word from . The "capital" sense probably comes from the flourishes of the cursive capital letters that are commonly taught in elementary schools; even cursive lower-case letters don't have as many flourishes, which explains the distinction.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(classifier bông, đoá) hoa

  1. a flower
    Synonym: bông

Derived termsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

hoa

  1. capital, upper case
    Antonym: thường
    • 1936, Vũ Trọng Phụng, chapter 1, in Số đỏ, Hà Nội báo:
      Ấy là một cuộc tình duyên, với, hơn nữa – theo lối gọi của những ông làm báo – một cuộc tình duyên của Bình dân (chữ B hoa).
      Theirs was a love affair, and what is more – in the words of journalists – a love affair of the People (with a capital P).

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

hoa

  1. (card games) a suit

See alsoEdit

Suits in Vietnamese · hoa, chất (layout · text)
       
pích nhép, tép, chuồn