ʻā

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Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

ʻā

  1. fire, burning
  2. aa lava

Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

ʻā

  1. (intransitive) to burn

Etymology 2[edit]

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Particularly: “t”

Verb[edit]

ʻā

  1. (transitive) to drive (i.e. animals)
  2. to dare (someone to do something)

Etymology 3[edit]

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Noun[edit]

ʻā

  1. booby indigenous to Hawaii

Etymology 4[edit]

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Noun[edit]

ʻā

  1. young damselfish

Etymology 5[edit]

Interjection[edit]

ʻā

  1. Ah!, Oh!, Well!

Etymology 6[edit]

Noun[edit]

ʻā

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter A.

References[edit]

  • Pukui, Mary Kawena; Elbert, Samuel H. (1957), “ʻā”, in English–Hawaiian Dictionary. In Nā Puke Wehewehe ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi[1], 2003.