Hawaiian leid

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Hawaiian
ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi
RegionHawaiʻi, concentratit on Niʻihau an Hawaiʻi[1]
EthnicityHamespun 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 639-2haw
ISO 639-3haw
Glottologhawa1245[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 Januar 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. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |work= (help)