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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *fenua, from Proto-Oceanic, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *banua, from Proto-Austronesian *banua. Doublet of henua.

NounEdit

honua

  1. land
  2. earth
    Ua haʻalele ka moku ahikao īa honua i nehinei.
    The rocket ship left Earth yesterday.
  3. world

VerbEdit

honua

  1. (stative) basic, fundamental

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