hoʻomaikaʻi

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Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compound of hoʻo- ‎(causative / transitive prefix) +‎ maikaʻi ‎(good, fine).

Interjection[edit]

hoʻomaikaʻi

  1. congratulations

Verb[edit]

hoʻomaikaʻi

  1. (transitive) to improve, to make something better
  2. (transitive) to thank
  3. (transitive) to praise
  4. (transitive) to bless
  5. (transitive) to congratulate

Derived terms[edit]