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haku

[hah-koo]
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noun
  1. (in Hawaii) a crown of fresh flowers.
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Historical Examples

  • 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.


British Dictionary definitions for haku

haku

noun plural haku
  1. NZ another name for kingfish (def. 4)
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Word Origin

Māori
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