ʻEsetera

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Hawaiian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

ʻEsetera

  1. Esther (biblical character).
    • 2012 Baibala Hemolele, ʻEsetera 2:7 (tr. KJV Esther 2:7):
      Nāna nō i hānai iā Hadasa, ʻo ia hoʻi ʻo ʻEsetera, ke kaikamahine a kekahi makua kāne ona. No ka mea, ʻaʻole o ʻEsetera makua kāne, ʻaʻole ona makuwahine; ua maikaʻi ka helehelena o ua kaikamahine lā, ua nani hoʻi; a make kona makua kāne a me kona makuwahine, lawe ʻo Moredekai iā ia i kaikamahine nāna.
      And he brought up Hadassah, that is, Esther, his uncle's daughter: for she had neither father or mother, and the maiden was fair and beautiful.
  2. the book of Esther

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References[edit]

  • Mary Kawena Pukui - Samuel H. Elbert, Hawaiian Dictionary, University of Hawaii Press 1971, page 185