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わー

 Ryukyu (Yonaguni)

waa

Definition

Noun

  1. Pig; swine; hog

Etymology

Cognate to Yoron っわー qwaa; Tokunoshima and Okinawan っわー qwaa; Miyako わー waa and ゔぁー vaa; Yaeyama おー oo "pig"; and Yonaguni わー waa.

Possibly related to standard Japanese ぶた【豚】 buta "pig; swine; hog", also attested for Okinawan under the spelling boóta "pig" in the 1818 Vocabulary of the language spoken at the Great Loo-Choo island in the Japan Sea, by Herbert John Clifford.

意味:ぶた【豚・豕】

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