See also: kava, Kawa, and kawá

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

kawa (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of kava

AnagramsEdit


CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably from Malay kawah.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ka‧wa

NounEdit

kawa

  1. A large wok.

Related termsEdit


Dibabawon ManoboEdit

NounEdit

kawà

  1. large iron pot

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

kawa m (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of caoua, meaning coffee
  2. (Piper methysticum) kava
    Synonym: kava
  3. kava, beverage made from Piper methysticum.
    Synonym: kava

Further readingEdit


HiligaynonEdit

NounEdit

káwà

  1. boiler

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

kawa

  1. Rōmaji transcription of かわ

KaraoEdit

NounEdit

kawa

  1. middle; halfway

Lubuagan KalingaEdit

NounEdit

kawa

  1. spider (large)

MaoriEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *kawa.

AdjectiveEdit

kawa

  1. sour

NounEdit

kawa

  1. a ceremony to remove tapu from a new house or canoe
  2. karakia (ritual chants) and customs for the opening of new houses, canoes and other events
  3. marae protocol - customs of the marae and wharenui, particularly those related to formal activities such as pōhiri, speeches and mihimihi
  4. acid
  5. bitterness

Usage notesEdit

The sense "marae protocol" seems to be a modern extension of the word.

VerbEdit

kawa

  1. to perform the kawa ceremony, open a new house

ReferencesEdit

  • kawa” in John C. Moorfield, Te Aka: Maori-English, English-Maori Dictionary and Index, 3rd edition, Longman/Pearson Education New Zealand, 2011, →ISBN.



PolishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Ottoman Turkish قهوه(kahve) (Turkish kahve), from Arabic قَهْوَة(qahwa).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kawa f (diminutive kawka or kawcia or kawunia or kawusia)

  1. coffee

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • kawa in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • kawa in Polish dictionaries at PWN

TagalogEdit

NounEdit

kawa

  1. large caldron; large boiler or kettle

SynonymsEdit