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Word "flag" in Hawaiian

Last modified: 2017-10-13 by antónio martins
Keywords: hae | lepa | puwalu | pualu |
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Word " hae "

Word:
hae
Script:
Latin
Etym. family:
(uniques)
Meaning:
flag

External links:

"Hae" is used in the Hawai’ian Wikipedia page about Hawai’i.
António Martins, 15 Aug 2007

Found a Hawai’ian dictionary online:

hae

3. vt. To tear. (PPN sae.)
4. n. Flag, banner (perhaps so called because a piece or torn [hae] tapa was used as a banner). E kau ai kâkou i ka hae (Hal. 20.5) we will set up the banners.
Steve Shumaker, 15 Aug 2007

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Word " lepa "

Word:
lepa
Script:
Latin
Etym. family:
(uniques)
Meaning:
flag (other)

Found a Hawai’ian dictionary online:

lepa

1. n. Flag, ensign, place marked by a flag, tapa cloth on end of a stick, as used to mark a taboo area. Cf. kâlepa. (PCP lepa.)
Steve Shumaker, 15 Aug 2007

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Word " puwalu "

Word:
puwalu
Script:
Latin
Etym. family:
*pyw
Meaning:
flag (other)

Found a Hawai’ian dictionary online:

puwalu, pualu

3. n. Flag, as on a pole or canoe sail.
Steve Shumaker, 15 Aug 2007

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Word " pualu "

Word:
pualu
Script:
Latin
Variant:
acceptable spelling variant of "puwalu"

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