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MOA 5 

2 letters words from 'moa'

AM 4MA 4
MO 4OM 4

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Definitions and meaning of moa

moa

Etymology

Borrowed from Maori moa, from Proto-Polynesian *moa (fowl).

Pronunciation

  • (General New Zealand) IPA(key): /ˈmɒʌ/, /ˈmoə/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈməʊə/

Noun

moa (plural moas)

  1. Any of several species of large, extinct, flightless birds of the family Dinornithidae that were native to New Zealand; until its extinction, one species was the largest bird in the world. [from 19th c.]
    • 2000, Errol Fuller, Extinct Birds, Oxford 2000, p. 29:
      The moas (order Dinornithiformes) of New Zealand are likewise extinct but almost certainly some still survived when Tasman first sighted the islands in 1642.

Translations

Anagrams

  • -oma, Amo, Amo., MAO, Mao, mao, oma

'Are'are

Verb

moa

  1. to vomit

References

  • Kateřina Naitoro, A Sketch Grammar of 'Are'are: The Sound System and Morpho-Syntax (2013)

Finnish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmoːɑ/, [ˈmo̞ːɑ]
  • Syllabification: mo‧a

Noun

moa

  1. moa (large, extinct, flightless birds of the family Dinornithidae that were native to New Zealand)

Declension

Anagrams

  • oma

Galician

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Medieval Galician proper moa, from Latin mola (millstone), from Proto-Indo-European *melh₂- (to grind). Cognate of Portuguese and of Spanish muela.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɔa̝/

Noun

moa f (plural moas)

  1. molar
  2. millstone
  3. grindstone
    • 1448, X. Ferro Couselo (ed.), A vida e a fala dos devanceiros, page 295:
      que lle quebrantaron duas moas de moer ferramenta, que sían armadas et encabalgadas
      that they broke two grindstones used for sharpening tools, that were framed and mounted
  4. whetstone
  5. heap
  6. gizzard

Synonyms

  • (molar): molar
  • (millstone): capa, pedra
  • (gizzard): moella

Derived terms

Related terms

  • moer
  • muíño

References

  • “moa” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • “moa” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • “moa” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • “moa” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Hawaiian

Etymology

From Proto-Polynesian *moa.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmo.a/, [ˈmowə]

Noun

moa

  1. chicken or similar fowl

Japanese

Romanization

moa

  1. Rōmaji transcription of モア

Karelian

Etymology

From Proto-Finnic *maa.

Noun

moa

  1. earth
  2. ground
  3. land

Malay

Noun

moa

  1. eel

Maori

Etymology

From Proto-Polynesian *moa.

Noun

moa

  1. moa a bird (extinct, Dinornis)

Descendants

  • English: moa

Niuean

Etymology

From Proto-Polynesian *moa.

Noun

moa

  1. chicken

Portuguese

Etymology 1

Noun

moa f (plural moas)

  1. moa (large, extinct flightless bird of New Zealand)

Etymology 2

Verb

moa

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of moer
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of moer
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of moer
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of moer

Rapa Nui

Etymology

From Proto-Polynesian *moa.

Noun

moa

  1. chicken

Derived terms

  • hare moa

Samoan

Etymology

From Proto-Polynesian *moa.

Noun

moa

  1. chicken or similar fowl

Derived terms

  • fuāmoa

Tok Pisin

Etymology

From English more.

Adverb

moa

  1. more

Vietnamese

Etymology

Borrowed from French moi (me).

Pronunciation

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): [mwaː˧˧]
  • (Huế) IPA(key): [mwaː˧˧]
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): [mwaː˧˧]

Pronoun

moa

  1. (obsolete, humorous) I; me

See also

  • tôi

Source: wiktionary.org
  • an extinct flightless bird.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)