See also: Lìmù

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Hawaiian limu (moss).

NounEdit

limu (countable and uncountable, plural limus)

  1. (Hawaii) Any of various kinds of edible algae, which form an important part of the traditional Hawaiian diet.
    • 2012, Julia Flynn Siler, Lost Kingdom, Grove Press, p. 158:
      The menu included chicken, roast pig, raw fish, seaweed, which Hawaiians called limu, roasted kukui nuts, and baked dog []

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FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From limunaati.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlimu/, [ˈlimu]
  • Rhymes: -imu
  • Syllabification: li‧mu

NounEdit

limu

  1. (colloquial, dialectal, Southern Finland) soda, soft drink

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of limu (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative limu limut
genitive limun limujen
partitive limua limuja
illative limuun limuihin
singular plural
nominative limu limut
accusative nom. limu limut
gen. limun
genitive limun limujen
partitive limua limuja
inessive limussa limuissa
elative limusta limuista
illative limuun limuihin
adessive limulla limuilla
ablative limulta limuilta
allative limulle limuille
essive limuna limuina
translative limuksi limuiksi
instructive limuin
abessive limutta limuitta
comitative limuineen
Possessive forms of limu (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person limuni limumme
2nd person limusi limunne
3rd person limunsa

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HawaiianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Eastern Polynesian *rimu, from Proto-Nuclear Polynesian *rimu, from Proto-Polynesian *rimu, from Proto-Oceanic *limut, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *limut, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *limut, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *limut, doublet of Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lumut (compare Malay lumut).

NounEdit

limu

  1. moss (plants of the division Bryophyta)

SikaianaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *rimu.

NounEdit

limu

  1. moss (plants of the division Bryophyta), seagrass

TboliEdit

NumeralEdit

limu

  1. five