Hawaiian leid

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Hawaiian
ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi
Region Hawaiʻi, concentratit on Niʻihau an Hawaiʻi[1]
Ethnicity Native Hawaiians
Native speakers
2,000 (1997)[2] to 24,000+ (2006–2008)[3]
Laitin (Hawaiian alphabet)
Hawaiian Braille
Offeecial status
Offeecial leid in
Hawaiʻi
Recognised minority
leid in
Leid codes
ISO 639-2 haw
ISO 639-3 haw
Glottolog hawa1245[4]
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The Hawaiian leid (Hawaiian: ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi, pronoonced [ʔoːˈlɛlo həˈvɐjʔi])[5] is a Polynesian leid that taks its name frae Hawaiʻi, the lairgest island in the tropical North Paceefic airchipelago whaur it developed.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Hawaiian". Ethnologue. SIL International. 2015. Retrieved 13 January 2016. Location: Hawaiian Islands, mainly Ni’ihau island, Island of Hawai’i, some on all other islands 
  2. Lyovin (1997:258)
  3. U.S. Census (2010)
  4. Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Hawaiian". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  5. Mary Kawena Pukui and Samuel Hoyt Elbert (2003). "lookup of ʻōlelo". in Hawaiian Dictionary. Ulukau, the Hawaiian Electronic Library, University of Hawaii Press.