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Books Books 1 - 9 of 9 on Mission the number of letters was fixed at twelve, namely, a, e, i, o, u, h, k, 1,....
" Mission the number of letters was fixed at twelve, namely, a, e, i, o, u, h, k, 1, m, n, p, w, giving them the Italian sound. Mr. Bingham has begun a translation of the Gospel of Matthew and it is hoped that by Divine aid he may be able to complete the... "
History of the Sandwich Islands - Page 180
by Sheldon Dibble - 1843 - 451 pages
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A short synopsis of the most essential points in Hawaiian grammar

William De Witt Alexander - 1864
...sounds can be represented by twelve letters, of which five are vowels and seven, consonants, viz ; a, e, i, o, u, h, k, 1, m, n, p, w. A is sounded as in father, e, as in they, i, as in marine, o as in note, u as in rule, and not as in...
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From pole to pole: a handbook of Christian missions

Joseph Hassell - 1872
...and as the Hawaiian language contains but twelve articulate sounds the missionaries introduced twelve letters — a, e, i, o, u, h, k, 1, m, n, p, and w. In reducing the language to writing care was taken not to introduce any arbitrary spelling;...
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Paradise in the Pacific: A Book of Travel, Adventure, and Facts in the ...

William Root Bliss - Hawaii - 1873 - 207 pages
...American missionaries, contains only twelve letters; each letter being an articulate sound. They are a, e, i, o, u, h, k, 1, m, n, p, w; pronounced ah, a, e, o, oo, hay, kay, lah, moo, noo, pe, way. It is not difficult to comprehend the...
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Evangelical Magazine and Missionary Chronicle

Missions - 1876
...members of the American mission, who also reduced the oral language to a-written alphabet of twelve letters — a, e, i, o, u, h, k, 1, m, n, p, w. On a certain public occasion the king declared that " the life of the land is established in well-doing...
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The Aloha Guide

Ferdinand J.h. Schnack - 1915
...dates only from the time of the arrival of the missionaries in 1820. The Hawaiian alphabet consists of 12 letters: a, e, i, o, u, h, k, 1, m, n, p, w, which are pronounced as in Latin or in the European languages. Vowels are seldom slurred but are usually...
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The Pilgrims of Hawaii: Their Own Story of Their Pilgrimage from New England ...

Orramel Hinckley Gulick, Ann Eliza Clark Gulick ("Mrs. Orramel Hinckley Gulick, ") - Hawaii - 1918 - 351 pages
...usage being most desirable. By vote of the Mission the number of letters was fixed at twelve, namely, a, e, i, o, u, h, k, 1, m, n, p, w, giving them the Italian sound. Mr. Bingham has begun a translation of the Gospel of Matthew and it...
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The Pilgrims of Hawaii

REV. AND MRS - 1918
...usage being most desirable. By vote of the Mission the number of letters was fixed at twelve, namely, a, e, i, o, u, h, k, 1, m, n, p, w, giving them the Italian sound. Mr. Bingham has begun a translation of the Gospel of Matthew and it...
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Oregon Historical Quarterly, Volume 23

Northwest, Pacific - 1922
...the sphere of the Nez-Perces language is of course inaccurate. The Hawaiian alphabet consists of only 12 letters, a, e, i, o, u, h, k, 1, m, n, p, and w, written in that order, while according to the statement by Mr. Spalding already quoted the Nez-Perces...
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Hawaii

Les Beletsky - Travel - 2006 - 404 pages
...transgressions are probably irrelevant. A note on language: The Hawaiian language is written with only 12 letters (a, e, i, o, u, h, k, 1, m, n, p, w) but also an apostrophe-like symbol, called the okina, or glottal stop - thus the word "Hawai'i" as...
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