See also: laua and lāʻua

Hawaiian edit

Etymology edit

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Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlaːua/, [ˈlaːuə]

Pronoun edit

lāua

  1. they two, those two

See also edit

Tokelauan edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Nuclear Polynesian *la-ua. Cognates include Hawaiian lāua and Samoan lā'ua.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈlaː.ua]
  • Hyphenation: lā‧u‧a

Pronoun edit

lāua

  1. they two

See also edit

References edit

  • R. Simona, editor (1986) Tokelau Dictionary[1], Auckland: Office of Tokelau Affairs, page 171