entry
menhalom
pronunciation
mehn-hah-loom
meaning
adjective. smart; intelligent; sharp; bright. Also menalom, mehnalom.
etymology
Contraction of mihinalom, from Chamorro prefix mi- (having lots of) + hinalom (intuition), from Chamorro hållom (to feel, to suspect, to be cautious), from Proto-Western Malayo-Polynesian elem, meaning "cautious, suspicious".
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additional comments
tomtom; målåte'; kabilosu
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