Hawaiian


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Ha·wai·ian

or Ha·wai'·ian  (hə-wä′yən)
n.
1.
a. A Native Hawaiian.
b. A native or inhabitant of the Hawaiian Islands or the state of Hawaii.
2. The Polynesian language of Hawaii.

Ha·wai′ian adj.

Hawaiian

(həˈwaɪən)
adj
1. (Placename) of or relating to Hawaii, its people, or their language
2. (Peoples) of or relating to Hawaii, its people, or their language
3. (Languages) of or relating to Hawaii, its people, or their language
n
4. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Hawaii, esp one descended from Melanesian or Tahitian immigrants
5. (Languages) a language of Hawaii belonging to the Malayo-Polynesian family

Ha•wai•ian

(həˈwaɪ ən, -ˈwɑ yən)

n.
1.
a. a member of the Polynesian people who are the aboriginal inhabitants of the Hawaiian Islands.
b. the Austronesian language of this people.
2. any native or inhabitant of the Hawaiian Islands.
adj.
3. of or pertaining to the Hawaiian Islands, their inhabitants, or the language Hawaiian.
[1815–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Hawaiian - the Oceanic languages spoken on HawaiiHawaiian - the Oceanic languages spoken on Hawaii
Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, Oceanic - an eastern subfamily of Malayo-Polynesian languages
Aloha State, Hawaii, Hawai'i, HI - a state in the United States in the central Pacific on the Hawaiian Islands
2.Hawaiian - a native or resident of Hawaii
American - a native or inhabitant of the United States
Native Hawaiian - a member or descendant of the indigenous Polynesian people who lived in the Hawaiian Islands
Adj.1.Hawaiian - of or relating to or characteristic of the state or island of Hawaii or to the people or culture or language
Translations
havajština
havaiji
hawaiiska

Hawaiian

[həˈwaɪjən]
A. ADJhawaiano
B. Nhawaiano/a m/f

Hawaiian

[həˈwaɪən]
adjhawaïen(ne)
n
(= person) → Hawaïen(ne) m/f
(= language) → hawaïen m

Hawaiian

adjhawaii(ani)sch, Hawaii-; Hawaiian islandHawaii-Insel f; Hawaiian Standard Time (US) → hawaiische Zeit
n
Hawaiianer(in) m(f)
(Ling) → Hawaiisch nt

Hawaiian

[həˈwaɪjən]
1. adjhawaiano/a
2. n
a. (person) → hawaiano/a
b. (language) → hawaiano
References in classic literature ?
An ancient Hawaiian war-club or spear-paddle, in its full multiplicity and elaboration of carving, is as great a trophy of human perseverance as a Latin lexicon.
Titus Coan, of the Hawaiian Islands, personally visited the Marquesas group, found the Typee Valley, and verified in all respects the statements made in 'Typee.
She accomplished her voyage, and returned in safety to the islands, with the Hawaiian flag floating gloriously in the breeze.
To see its full meaning one must start in the Hawaiian Islands half a century or more ago.
Then, too, Dad belonged to the Royal Hawaiian Yacht Club, and took us racing and cruising.
Ericson, and a mixed crew of Japanese and Hawaiians.
And, completely to put the quietus on any last lingering hopes he might have had of her, he was in the thick of his spectacular and intensely bitter fight with the Coastwise Steam Navigation Company, and the Hawaiian, Nicaraguan, and Pacific-Mexican Steamship-Company.
Some five months were spent in the various islands of the Hawaiian group.
Since that day peace had reigned from the western shores of the Azores to the western shores of the Hawaiian Islands, nor has any man of either hemisphere dared cross 30dW.
The series of soundings taken by the Susquehanna, had for its aim the finding of a favorable spot for the laying of a submarine cable to connect the Hawaiian Islands with the coast of America.
Then I learned it all over again with variations from the Hawaiians.
The ukulele--that is what the Hawaiians call it, which means, my dear, the jumping flea.

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