See also: honō, hönö, and ho'no

Carabayo

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Etymology

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Compare Yuri oná (son) (Martius' spelling).

Noun

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hono

  1. boy

References

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  • Seifart and Echeverri, Evidence for the Identification of Carabayo, the Language of an Uncontacted People of the Colombian Amazon, as Belonging to the Tikuna–Yurí Linguistic Family, PLoS ONE 9(4) (2014)

Hawaiian

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Etymology

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From Proto-Polynesian *faŋa₃ from Proto-Oceanic *paŋa (to gape open); compare with Maori whanga (bay, gulf), Tahitian faʻa (valley), Tongan fanga, and Samoan faga (bay)[1][2][3]

Pronunciation

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Noun

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hono

  1. harbor
  2. (archaic) bay

Derived terms

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See also

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References

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  1. ^ Tregear, Edward (1891) Maori-Polynesian Comparative Dictionary[1], Wellington, New Zealand: Lyon and Blair, page 610
  2. ^ Ross Clark and Simon J. Greenhill, editors (2011), “faga.2”, in POLLEX-Online: The Polynesian Lexicon Project Online
  3. ^ Ross, Malcolm D., Pawley, Andrew, Osmond, Meredith (2008) The lexicon of Proto-Oceanic, volume 2: The Physical Environment, Canberra: Australian National University, →ISBN, page 47

Maori

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Verb

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hono

  1. add
  2. join