See also: Moana

FinnishEdit

NounEdit

moana

  1. Essive singular form of moa.

AnagramsEdit


HawaiianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *moana.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /moˈa.na/, [moˈwɐnə]

NounEdit

moana

  1. ocean, sea
    kilo moanaoceanography
    Moana PākīpikaPacific Ocean

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • “moana” in the Hawaiian Dictionary, Revised and Enlarged Edition, University of Hawaii Press, 1986

KapingamarangiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *moana.

NounEdit

moana

  1. ocean, sea

MaoriEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *moana.

NounEdit

moana

  1. ocean, sea

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

TahitianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *moana.

NounEdit

moana

  1. ocean, sea

TokelauanEdit

 
Te moana.

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *moana. Cognates include Hawaiian moana and Samoan moana.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mo.ˈa.na/
  • Hyphenation: mo‧a‧na

NounEdit

moana

  1. open sea, ocean
  2. fishing in the open sea

ReferencesEdit

  • R. Simona, editor (1986) Tokelau Dictionary[1], Auckland: Office of Tokelau Affairs, page 236