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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Maori.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hongi

  1. The Maori greeting of touching noses.

VerbEdit

hongi ‎(third-person singular simple present hongis, present participle hongiing, simple past and past participle hongied)

  1. To perform the Maori greeting of touching noses.

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

hongi

  1. rōmaji reading of ほんぎ

Rapa NuiEdit

VerbEdit

hongi

  1. smell
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