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HawaiianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Polynesian *hingoa, compare Maori ingoa, Tahitian iʻoa.

NounEdit

inoa

  1. name
    ola ka inoa
    the name lives
  2. term
  3. title

Etymology 2Edit

Shortening of mele inoa (name chant).

NounEdit

inoa

  1. a name chant, short