[ muh-kahy ]
/ məˈkaɪ /
toward or by the sea; seaward: He agreed to purchase the land makai of Diamond Head Road.
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Origin of makai
<Hawaiian, equivalent to ma directional particle + kai ocean
Words nearby makai
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Example sentences from the Web for makai
He told us to avoid the makai side and keep to the mouka side.