JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

  1. Rōmaji transcription of とお
  2. Rōmaji transcription of とう

KatoEdit

NounEdit

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Pliny Earle Goddard, Bill Ray, Kato texts (1909)

Min NanEdit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“to approach; to move towards; to reach; to arrive at; etc.”).
(This character, , is the Pe̍h-ōe-jī form of .)

Rapa NuiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *to (to set). Cognates include Tongan and Maori .

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtoː/
  • Hyphenation:

NounEdit

  1. (intransitive, of the Sun) to rise

ReferencesEdit

  • Paulus Kieviet (2017) A grammar of Rapa Nui[1], Berlin: Language Science Press, →ISBN, page 29

TokelauanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtoː/
  • Hyphenation:

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Polynesian *te-o-u. Cognates include Hawaiian kou and Samoan lou.

DeterminerEdit

  1. (inalienable, definite) thy, your
See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

 
Te tō (2.1).

From Proto-Polynesian *toqo. Cognates include Tongan toˈo and Samoan to.

NounEdit

  1. pickaxe, pick
  2. landslide, avalanche

VerbEdit

  1. (transitive) to pickaxe
  2. (transitive) to loosen
  3. (stative) to be loose
  4. (intransitive) to fall
  5. (intransitive) to set (go down the horizon)

Etymology 3Edit

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

NounEdit

  1. pregnancy

VerbEdit

(plural totō)

  1. (stative) to be pregnant

Etymology 4Edit

VerbEdit

  1. (transitive) to sing the starting note of

ReferencesEdit

  • R. Simona, editor (1986) Tokelau Dictionary[2], Auckland: Office of Tokelau Affairs, page 388

TonganEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *to

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

  1. sugar cane