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haku

[hah-koo] /ˈhɑ ku/
noun
1.
(in Hawaii) a crown of fresh flowers.
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  • The fact that haku is a foreigner is conventionally emphasized by his pronunciation of this word.

    The N Plays of Japan Arthur Waley
  • haku throughout omits the honorific turns of speech which civility demands.

    The N Plays of Japan Arthur Waley
British Dictionary definitions for haku

haku

/hɑːkuː/
noun (pl) haku
1.
(NZ) another name for kingfish (sense 4)
Word Origin
Māori
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