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Etymology 1Edit

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NounEdit

ʻā

  1. fire, burning
  2. aa lava

Related termsEdit

VerbEdit

ʻā

  1. (intransitive) to burn

Etymology 2Edit

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Particularly: “t”

VerbEdit

ʻā

  1. (transitive) to drive (i.e. animals)
  2. to dare (someone to do something)

Etymology 3Edit

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NounEdit

ʻā

  1. booby indigenous to Hawaii

Etymology 4Edit

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NounEdit

ʻā

  1. young damselfish

Etymology 5Edit

InterjectionEdit

ʻā

  1. Ah!, Oh!, Well!

Etymology 6Edit

NounEdit

ʻā

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter A.

ReferencesEdit

  • Pukui, Mary Kawena; Elbert, Samuel H. (1957), “ʻā”, in English–Hawaiian Dictionary. In Nā Puke Wehewehe ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi[1], 2003.