Hawaiian

[huh-wahy-uh n, -wah-yuh n]
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adjective

of or relating to Hawaii or the Hawaiian Islands.

noun

a native or inhabitant of Hawaii or the Hawaiian Islands.
the aboriginal language of Hawaii, a Polynesian language.

Origin of Hawaiian

First recorded in 1815–25; Hawaii + -an
Related formspro-Ha·wai·ian, adjective
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Hawaiian

adjective

of or relating to Hawaii, its people, or their language

noun

a native or inhabitant of Hawaii, esp one descended from Melanesian or Tahitian immigrants
a language of Hawaii belonging to the Malayo-Polynesian family
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