Complete Definition of "Hawaiian"

English

Alternative spellings
Hawaiʻian (or Hawai'ian, Hawai`ian)

Pronunciation
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Adjective
en-adj|-

  1. of a person descend|Descended from the peoples inhabiting the Hawaiian islands prior to European contact.
  2. Of or having to do with the Hawaiian race, culture, or language.
  3. Of or having to do with the culture of the U.S. state of Hawaii.
  4. Of or having to do with a resident of the U.S. state of Hawaii.

Usage notes
sense|of a resident of Hawaii This sense is disliked by some descendants of the pre-European Hawaiians.

Translations
Finnish: havaijilainen
German: hawaiianisch

Noun
en-noun

  1. A descendant of the peoples inhabiting the Hawaiian islands prior to European contact.
  2. The Wiktionary:Hawaiian index|Hawaiian language.
  3. A resident of the U.S. state of Hawaii.

Usage notes
sense|a resident of Hawaii This sense is disliked by some descendants of the pre-European Hawaiians.

Translations
Chinese: å¤å¨å¤·äºº (XiàwÄiyí rén) (1), å¤å¨å¤·è¯­ (XiàwÄiyí yÇ) (2)
Finnish: havaijilainen (1,3), havaiji (2)
German: Hawaiianer m (1,3); Hawaiianerin f (1, 3); Hawaiianisch n (2)

External links
pedialite
ethnologue|code=haw

Category:Languages

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