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Three moai.

EtymologyEdit

Rapa Nui mo'ai (statue, figurine)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmoʊ.aɪ/
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NounEdit

moai (plural moai or moais)

  1. One of the large stone statues on Easter Island (Rapa Nui).

TranslationsEdit

See alsoEdit

  • ahu (the stone platform of the moai)

AnagramsEdit


Northern SamiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Samic *monōj.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈmoɑ̯j/

PronounEdit

moai

  1. we (two)

InflectionEdit

Inflection of moai (irregular)
Nominative moai
Genitive munˈno
Nominative moai
Genitive munˈno
Accusative munˈno
Illative munˈnuide
Locative munˈnos
Comitative munˈnuin
Essive munˈnon

See alsoEdit

Personal pronouns
singular dual plural
1st person mun moai mii
2nd person don doai dii
3rd person son soai sii

Further readingEdit

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[1], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

moai m (plural moais)

  1. moai (type of stone statue on Easter Island)

SpanishEdit

NounEdit

moai m (plural moais)

  1. moai

West FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian *moi, from Proto-Germanic *mawjaz.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

moai

  1. beautiful, pretty, nice

InflectionEdit

Inflection of moai
uninflected moai
inflected moaie
comparative moaier
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial moai moaier it moaist
it moaiste
indefinite c. sing. moaie moaiere moaiste
n. sing. moai moaier moaiste
plural moaie moaiere moaiste
definite moaie moaiere moaiste
partitive moais moaiers

Further readingEdit

moai”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011