See also: Mahina and māhina

HawaiianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *masina, from Proto-Oceanic *sinaʀ, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *sinaʀ, from Proto-Austronesian *siNaʀ.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /maˈhi.na/, [məˈhinə]

NounEdit

mahina

  1. moon
    Inā ua ʻike au i ka lā i kona lilelile ʻana, a i ka mahina i kona hele aʻiaʻi ʻana.
    If I have observed the sun when it shines, or the moon moving in brightness.
  2. month

Derived termsEdit


KapingamarangiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *masina, from Proto-Oceanic *sinaʀ, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *sinaʀ, from Proto-Austronesian *siNaʀ.

NounEdit

mahina

  1. moon

KaraoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish máquina (machine).

NounEdit

mahina

  1. machine

NiueanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *masina, from Proto-Oceanic *sinaʀ, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *sinaʀ, from Proto-Austronesian *siNaʀ.

NounEdit

mahina

  1. moon
    Ne onoono hake a ia ke he mahina.
    He was looking up at the moon.

Rapa NuiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *masina, from Proto-Oceanic *sinaʀ, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *sinaʀ, from Proto-Austronesian *siNaʀ.

NounEdit

mahina

  1. moon

TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ma- +‎ hina.

AdjectiveEdit

mahinà

  1. weak; feeble; sickly

TonganEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *masina, from Proto-Oceanic *sinaʀ, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *sinaʀ, from Proto-Austronesian *siNaʀ.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mahina

  1. moon
    ‘E ‘ikai taa‘i koe ‘e he la‘a, ‘aho, pe ko e mahina‘i he po.
    By day the sun itself will not strike you, nor the moon by night.
  2. month