See also: Kawa, kawá, and kawą

English edit

Noun edit

kawa (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of kava

Anagrams edit

Cebuano edit

Etymology edit

Probably from Malay kawah.

Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: ka‧wa

Noun edit

kawa

  1. A large wok.

Related terms edit

Dibabawon Manobo edit

Noun edit

kawà

  1. large iron pot

French edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ka.wa/
  • (file)

Noun edit

kawa m (uncountable)

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

Further reading edit

Hiligaynon edit

Noun edit

káwà

  1. boiler

Japanese edit

Romanization edit

kawa

  1. Rōmaji transcription of かわ

Karao edit

Noun edit

kawa

  1. middle; halfway

Kayapó edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Northern Jê *kacû (mortar).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

kawa

  1. mortar

Lubuagan Kalinga edit

Noun edit

kawa

  1. spider (large)

Maori edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Polynesian *kawa (cognates include Hawaiian ʻawa, Tongan kava and Samoan ʻava)[1][2] from Proto-Oceanic *kawaʀ (potent root) metathesis of Proto-Oceanic *wakaʀ (root), thus doublet of aka and root.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈka.wa/, [ˈkɐ.wɐ]

Adjective edit

kawa

  1. sour

Noun edit

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 notes edit

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

Verb edit

kawa

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

Related terms edit

References edit

  1. ^ Tregear, Edward (1891) Maori-Polynesian Comparative Dictionary[1], Wellington, New Zealand: Lyon and Blair, page 139
  2. ^ “Kawa, Kawakawa”, in Te Māra Reo[2], Benson Family Trust, 2023

Further reading edit

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

Polish edit

 
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Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish قهوه. Doublet of café.

Noun edit

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

  1. coffee
Declension edit
Derived terms edit
adjective
noun phrases
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Related terms edit
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Descendants edit
  • Yiddish: קאַווע (kave)

Etymology 2 edit

Back-formation from kawka.

Noun edit

kawa f

  1. (obsolete or dialectal) jackdaw (corvid of the genus Coloeus)
Declension edit

Further reading edit

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

Swahili edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Verb edit

-kawa (infinitive kukawa)

  1. to delay, be late, tarry
Conjugation edit
Conjugation of -kawa
Positive present -nakawa
Subjunctive -kawe
Negative -kawi
Imperative singular kawa
Infinitives
Positive kukawa
Negative kutokawa
Imperatives
Singular kawa
Plural kaweni
Tensed forms
Habitual hukawa
Positive past positive subject concord + -likawa
Negative past negative subject concord + -kukawa
Positive present (positive subject concord + -nakawa)
Singular Plural
1st person ninakawa/nakawa tunakawa
2nd person unakawa mnakawa
3rd person m-wa(I/II) anakawa wanakawa
other classes positive subject concord + -nakawa
Negative present (negative subject concord + -kawi)
Singular Plural
1st person sikawi hatukawi
2nd person hukawi hamkawi
3rd person m-wa(I/II) hakawi hawakawi
other classes negative subject concord + -kawi
Positive future positive subject concord + -takawa
Negative future negative subject concord + -takawa
Positive subjunctive (positive subject concord + -kawe)
Singular Plural
1st person nikawe tukawe
2nd person ukawe mkawe
3rd person m-wa(I/II) akawe wakawe
other classes positive subject concord + -kawe
Negative subjunctive positive subject concord + -sikawe
Positive present conditional positive subject concord + -ngekawa
Negative present conditional positive subject concord + -singekawa
Positive past conditional positive subject concord + -ngalikawa
Negative past conditional positive subject concord + -singalikawa
Gnomic (positive subject concord + -akawa)
Singular Plural
1st person nakawa twakawa
2nd person wakawa mwakawa
3rd person m-wa(I/II) akawa wakawa
m-mi(III/IV) wakawa yakawa
ji-ma(V/VI) lakawa yakawa
ki-vi(VII/VIII) chakawa vyakawa
n(IX/X) yakawa zakawa
u(XI) wakawa see n(X) or ma(VI) class
ku(XV/XVII) kwakawa
pa(XVI) pakawa
mu(XVIII) mwakawa
Perfect positive subject concord + -mekawa
"Already" positive subject concord + -meshakawa
"Not yet" negative subject concord + -jakawa
"If/When" positive subject concord + -kikawa
"If not" positive subject concord + -sipokawa
Consecutive kakawa / positive subject concord + -kakawa
Consecutive subjunctive positive subject concord + -kakawe
Object concord (indicative positive)
Singular Plural
1st person -nikawa -tukawa
2nd person -kukawa -wakawa/-kukaweni/-wakaweni
3rd person m-wa(I/II) -mkawa -wakawa
m-mi(III/IV) -ukawa -ikawa
ji-ma(V/VI) -likawa -yakawa
ki-vi(VII/VIII) -kikawa -vikawa
n(IX/X) -ikawa -zikawa
u(XI) -ukawa see n(X) or ma(VI) class
ku(XV/XVII) -kukawa
pa(XVI) -pakawa
mu(XVIII) -mukawa
Reflexive -jikawa
Relative forms
General positive (positive subject concord + (object concord) + -kawa- + relative marker)
Singular Plural
m-wa(I/II) -kawaye -kawao
m-mi(III/IV) -kawao -kawayo
ji-ma(V/VI) -kawalo -kawayo
ki-vi(VII/VIII) -kawacho -kawavyo
n(IX/X) -kawayo -kawazo
u(XI) -kawao see n(X) or ma(VI) class
ku(XV/XVII) -kawako
pa(XVI) -kawapo
mu(XVIII) -kawamo
Other forms (subject concord + tense marker + relative marker + (object concord) + -kawa)
Singular Plural
m-wa(I/II) -yekawa -okawa
m-mi(III/IV) -okawa -yokawa
ji-ma(V/VI) -lokawa -yokawa
ki-vi(VII/VIII) -chokawa -vyokawa
n(IX/X) -yokawa -zokawa
u(XI) -okawa see n(X) or ma(VI) class
ku(XV/XVII) -kokawa
pa(XVI) -pokawa
mu(XVIII) -mokawa
Some forms not commonly seen in modern Standard Swahili are absent from the table. See Appendix:Swahili verbs for more information.
Derived terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun edit

kawa (ma class, plural makawa)

  1. cover (of food)

Tagalog edit

Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: ka‧wa
  • IPA(key): /ˈkawa/, [ˈka.wɐ]

Noun edit

kawa (Baybayin spelling ᜃᜏ)

  1. large caldron; large boiler or kettle
    Synonyms: kaldero, talyasi