Pounamu - Meaning of Pounamu

What does Pounamu mean?

[ syll. pou-na-mu, po-un-amu ] The baby girl name Pounamu is pronounced as P-AWNAHMuw †. The origin of Pounamu is the Maori language. The meaning of the name is a treasured gift.

See also the related category maori.

Pounamu is an unusual baby girl name. It is not ranked within the top 1000.

Baby names that sound like Pounamu include Panama, Pinquan, Pinquane, Pinquann, Pinquanne, Poonam, Pounam, and Punam.

† approx English pronunciation for Pounamu: P as in "pea (P.IY)" ; AW as in "cow (K.AW)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)"



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