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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Maori hongi.

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.

AnagramsEdit


JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

hongi

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ほんぎ

MaoriEdit

NounEdit

hongi

  1. The Maori greeting of touching noses.

VerbEdit

hongi

  1. To perform the Maori greeting of touching noses.

Rapa NuiEdit

VerbEdit

hongi

  1. smell