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Hawaiian
American English: /həˈwaɪən/
British English: /həˈwʌɪən/

Translation of Hawaiian in Spanish:

adjective

  • Example sentences
    • Immediately after their arrival in 1820, the missionaries studied the Hawaiian language, analyzed it, and in 1826 established its orthography.
    • Prohibition of hula dancing provoked a ‘discursive insurrection’ against colonial law in the form of traditional stories of the dance in Hawaiian language newspapers.
    • They viewed the re-establishment of the Hawaiian language in school as one step toward Hawaiians regaining the rights and privileges their people lost through colonization.

noun

  • hawaiano, (-na) (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Cousteau and his crew of 22 are already in the islands, exploring the mid-ocean ecosystem that native Hawaiians view as their ancestral home.
    • Though Hawaiians dragged long, kelp-braided nets across the lagoons and deeper waters of their island homes, all knew better than to keep the jeweled Kole.
    • Annexed by America in 1898 and granted statehood in 1959, Hawaiians have watched for decades as rich outsiders have swooped in and incinerated cultures.

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