AiwooEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Reefs-Santa Cruz *na qqe, from Proto-Oceanic *na qaqe, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qaqay, from Proto-Austronesian *qaqay.

NounEdit

nuku

  1. (anatomy) leg, foot

ReferencesEdit


ChuukeseEdit

VerbEdit

nuku

  1. (transitive) to believe

EstonianEdit

NounEdit

nuku

  1. genitive singular of nukk

FijianEdit

NounEdit

nuku

  1. sand

FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈnukuˣ/, [ˈnuku(ʔ)]
  • Rhymes: -uku
  • Syllabification(key): nu‧ku

VerbEdit

nuku

  1. Indicative present connegative form of nukkua.
  2. Second person singular imperative present form of nukkua.
  3. Second person singular imperative present connegative form of nukkua.

AnagramsEdit


HawaiianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *ŋutu, from Proto-Austronesian *ŋusuq (Compare Tongan ngutu, Tagalog nguso).

NounEdit

nuku

  1. snout, beak, mouth

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

nuku

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ぬく

Rayón ZoqueEdit

NounEdit

nuku

  1. leaf-cutter ant

ReferencesEdit

  • Harrison, Roy; B. de Harrison, Margaret; López Juárez, Francisco; Ordoñes, Cosme (1984) Vocabulario zoque de Rayón (Serie de diccionarios y vocabularios indígenas Mariano Silva y Aceves; 28)‎[1] (in Spanish), México, D.F.: Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, page 23

TokelauanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *nuku. Cognates include Maori nuku and Samoan nu'u.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈnu.ku/
  • Hyphenation: nu‧ku

NounEdit

nuku

  1. village, town
    • 1948, Tūlāfono fakavae a Tokelau [Constitution of Tokelau]‎[2], page 1:
      Ko te fakavae tenei e matea i nā nuku ma kafai ona tagata e faifaimea fakatahi, ma nonofo fakatahi i te filemu ma te fiafia.
      This foundation is recognised in the villages and if its people repeatedly do things together, and they live together in peace and happiness.
    • 2012, “Tokelau mō te Atua [Tokelau for the God]”:
      Te Atua o nuku, te Atua o Tokelau.
      The God of villages, the God of Tokelau.
  2. country, place
  3. homeland
  4. villagers

ReferencesEdit

  • R. Simona, editor (1986) Tokelau Dictionary[3], Auckland: Office of Tokelau Affairs, page 253