AskDefine | Define motu

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  1. island


  1. To sever.




Extensive Definition

Motu may refer to:
  • Motu language, a language of Papua New Guinea
  • Motu proprio, a type of Papal document
  • MOTU, also known as "Mark of the Unicorn", a maker of professional audio hardware and software
  • Masters of the Universe, a very successful action figure line of the 1980s, commonly abbreviated as MotU or MOTU


In Polynesian languages, motu means "islet". There are countless motus scattered all over the Pacific.

See also

motu in German: Motu (Insel)
motu in Finnish: Motu
motu in French: Motu
motu in Russian: Моту (значения)
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