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PUA is a three-lettered abbreviation which may stand for:

  • Private Use Area, In the context of Unicode
  • Proto-Uto-Aztecan language, hypothesised reconstructed proto-language for the Uto-Aztecan language family
  • Public Utility Authority, Israeli department of electricity
  • "Pickup artist", a man devoted to meeting, attracting, and seducing women as a recreation
  • Portable User Appliance, mobile phones, PDas and the like

Pua may refer to:

  • Pua Aloalo, the state flower of Hawai'i
  • Pua keni keni, or Perfume Flower Tree (Fagraea berteriana, named F. berteroana by some) is a small spreading tree or a large shrub which grows in the sub-tropics
  • Pua (spider), a genus of spider in the family Micropholcommatidae
  • Phuvah, son of Issachar and the Punites' ancestor, in a Bibilical context

Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

See also pua, puã, and púa

Contents

Filipino

Pronunciation

Etymology

Min Nan Hokkien (Phua).

Proper noun

Pua

  1. A surname of Chinese origin.

Hawaiian

Etymology

pua (flower; child) . Also a short form of compound names with the element pua.

Proper noun

Pua

  1. A female given name and nickname.
  2. (dated) A male given name
  3. (Hawaiian mythology) A sorcery goddess of Molokai.

Related terms

References

  • Mary Kawena Pukui - Samuel Elbert, Hawaiian Dictionary, University of Hawaii Press 1971, page 397
  • Hawaii State Archives: Marriage records Pua occurs in 19th century marriage records as the only name (mononym) of 16 women and 19 men.

Wikispecies

Up to date as of January 23, 2010

From Wikispecies

Taxonavigation

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Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Classis: Arachnida
Ordo: Araneae
Subordo: Opisthothelae
Infraordo: Araneomorphae
Taxon: Neocribellatae
Series: Entelegynae
Superfamilia: Archaeoidea
Familia: Micropholcommatidae
Genus: Pua
Species: P. novaezealandiae

Name

Pua Forster, 1959

Gender

feminine

Type species

References

cited sources

  • Forster, R.R. 1959: The spiders of the family Symphytognathidae. Transactions of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 86: 269-329. PDF

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