Introduction to Hawaiian Grammar
The best available primer in the grammar of the Hawaiian language. Its introduction to the structure and idiosyncrasies of the language offers an opportunity to study the genuine, uncorrupted idiom as spoken by older Hawaiians of a century ago. Employs the standard terms and divisions of European grammars, with clear explanations and numerous examples.
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Names of Persons Preceded by
General Remarks on Etymology 1o11
Cardinal Numerals 2931
Tense Signs and Imperative Particle 48
Adjectives used as Nouns 16
The Verb as
Final Clauses Clauses which exp
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