New Pocket Hawaiian Dictionary: With a Concise Grammar and Given Names in Hawaiian

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University of Hawaii Press, 1975 - Reference - 256 pages
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The Hawaiian Dictionary, by Mary Kawena Pukui and Samuel H. Elbert, has for many years been the standard work of reference for the Hawaiian language. Based on frequency of usage and cultural importance, 0,800 entries, from the 00 from the revised and enlarged edition, have been selected for inclusion in the New Pocket Hawaiian Dictionary. In a compact and portable format, this dictionary updates scientific and common names of plants and animals; Hawaiian equivalents of given names; numbering and counting; practical phrases, and much more. The chapter on grammar, explained in nontechnical terms, includes a pronunciation guide. This convenient book will be appreciated by residents, visitors, and beginning students of Hawaiian alike.
 

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Contents

HawaiianEnglish
1
EnglishHawaiian
147
Grammar
227
Given Names in Hawaiian
246
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About the author (1975)

Mary Kawena Pukui was a noted authority on the Hawaiian language. She had a long professional association with the Bernice P. Bishop Museum and translated many Hawaiian historical documents. She coauthored, with Samuel H. Elbert, the Hawaiian Dictionary and Place Names of Hawaii.

Samuel H. Elbert, professor emeritus of Pacific languages and linguistics at the University of Hawaii, taught the Hawaiian language for many years and is considered one of the foremost authorities on the language today. He is author of the textbook Spoken Hawaiian and is co-author with Mary Pukui of Hawaiian Dictionary, and with Mary Pukui and Esther Mookini of Place Names of Hawaii.

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