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luau

EnglishEdit

Performers at a commercial luau
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EtymologyEdit

Hawaiian lūʻau. Attested 1856 in the Pacific Commercial Advertiser.

Replaced earlier paina (from pāʻina) and ahaaina (from ʻahaʻaina).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

luau (plural luaus)

  1. An elaborate Hawaiian feast featuring traditional foods and entertainment.

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Pukui, Mary Kawena; Samuel H. Elbert (1986), Hawaiian Dictionary, Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, ISBN 0-8248-0703-0, p. 214

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

luau m (plural luaus)

  1. luau (elaborate Hawaiian feast)

RomanianEdit

VerbEdit

luau

  1. third-person plural form of lua
    ei luau
    they take