The language spoken in Hawai'i. Hawai'ian has only 13 phonemes. Two well-known example words are: "aloha" and "mahalo" . Hawai'ian is part of the Polynesian language group, like Samoan and Maori.

Ha*wai"ian (?), a.

Belonging to Hawaii or the Sandwich Islands, or to the people of Hawaii.

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n.

A native of Hawaii.

 

© Webster 1913.

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