See also: Hawaií, Hawaiʻi, Hawai'i, and Hawai`i

EnglishEdit

 
Hawaii in respect to the rest of the United States

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hawaiian Hawaiʻi, from Proto-Nuclear Polynesian *Sawaiki (traditional homeland).[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) enPR: həwīʹē, IPA(key): /həˈwaɪ.i/
  • (US) enPR: həwīʹ(j)ē, həwäʹ(j)ē, həwŏʹ(j)ē, IPA(key): /həˈwaɪ(j)i/, /həˈwɑ(j)i/, /həˈwɔ(j)i/, [hʊ̈ˈwaɪ̯(j)i], [hʊ̈ˈwɑ(j)i], [hʊ̈ˈwɔ(j)i]
    • (Hawaii, also) IPA(key): /həˈvaɪʔi/, /həˈvɑːʔi/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aɪi
  • Hyphenation: Ha‧waii

Proper nounEdit

Hawaii

  1. An insular state United States, formerly a territory. Capital: Honolulu.
    Synonyms: Aloha State, Hawaii State, State of Hawaii
  2. An archipelago in the Pacific Ocean between North America and Oceania.
    Synonyms: Hawaiian Islands, Islands of Hawaii, (obsolete) Sandwich Islands
    Hyponyms: Maui, Oahu, Kauai, Molokai, Lanai, Niihau, Kahoolawe
  3. (specifically) An island in Hawaii archipelago, Pacific Ocean, of Hawaii County, State of Hawaii, United States. The largest of the Hawaiian Islands.
    Synonyms: (informal) Big Island, Hawaii Island, Island of Hawaii
  4. (historical) A former kingdom in the Hawaiian Islands, Pacific Ocean
    Synonyms: Kingdom of Hawaii, Hawaii Kingdom, Hawaiian Kingdom

Usage notesEdit

The standard spelling in the islands is Hawaiʻi, where the ʻ indicates a glottal stop or phonemic glide. However, Hawaii is the official spelling used in the Constitution of the State of Hawaii.

HolonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

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See alsoEdit

Divisions of the United States of America in English (layout · text)
States: Alabama · Alaska · Arizona · Arkansas · California · Colorado · Connecticut · Delaware · Florida · Georgia · Hawaii · Idaho · Illinois · Indiana · Iowa · Kansas · Kentucky · Louisiana · Maine · Maryland · Massachusetts · Michigan · Minnesota · Mississippi · Missouri · Montana · Nebraska · Nevada · New Hampshire · New Jersey · New Mexico · New York · North Carolina · North Dakota · Ohio · Oklahoma · Oregon · Pennsylvania · Rhode Island · South Carolina · South Dakota · Tennessee · Texas · Utah · Vermont · Virginia · Washington · West Virginia · Wisconsin · Wyoming
Federal District: Washington, D.C.
Territories: American Samoa · Guam · Northern Mariana Islands · Puerto Rico · United States minor outlying islands · United States Virgin Islands

ReferencesEdit

Further readingEdit


CatalanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Hawaii m

  1. Hawaii (an island)
  2. Hawaii (a state of the United States)

Derived termsEdit


DanishEdit

 
Danish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia da

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English Hawaii.

Proper nounEdit

Hawaii (genitive Hawaiis)

  1. Hawaii (an island)
  2. Hawaii (a state of the United States)

GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /haˈvaɪ̯/ (normal)
  • IPA(key): /haˈvaːʔi/ (learned; very rare)
  • (file)

Proper nounEdit

Hawaii n (proper noun, genitive Hawaiis or (optionally with an article) Hawaii)

  1. Hawaii (an island)
  2. Hawaii (a state of the United States)

Derived termsEdit


HungarianEdit

 Hawaii on Hungarian Wikipedia

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈhɒvɒji]
  • Hyphenation: Ha‧waii
  • Rhymes: -ji

Proper nounEdit

Hawaii

  1. Hawaii (an island)
    Synonym: Hawaii-szigetek
  2. Hawaii (a state of the United States)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative Hawaii
accusative Hawaiit
dative Hawaiinak
instrumental Hawaiival
causal-final Hawaiiért
translative Hawaiivá
terminative Hawaiiig
essive-formal Hawaiiként
essive-modal
inessive Hawaiiban
superessive Hawaiin
adessive Hawaiinál
illative Hawaiiba
sublative Hawaiira
allative Hawaiihoz
elative Hawaiiból
delative Hawaiiról
ablative Hawaiitól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
Hawaiié
non-attributive
possessive - plural
Hawaiiéi
Possessive forms of Hawaii
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. Hawaiim
2nd person sing. Hawaiid
3rd person sing. Hawaiija
1st person plural Hawaiink
2nd person plural Hawaiitok
3rd person plural Hawaiijuk

ItalianEdit

 
Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia it

EtymologyEdit

From English Hawaii, from Hawaiian Hawaiʻi.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /aˈwaj/, (archaic or literary) /aˈvaj/
  • Rhymes: -aj
  • Hyphenation: Ha‧wàii

Proper nounEdit

Hawaii f pl (plural only)

  1. Hawaii (an island)
  2. Hawaii (a state of the United States)

Derived termsEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Proper nounEdit

Hawaii

  1. Hawaii (an island)
  2. Hawaii (a state of the United States)

Derived termsEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Proper nounEdit

Hawaii

  1. Hawaii (an island)
  2. Hawaii (a state of the United States)

Derived termsEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English Hawaii, from Hawaiian Hawaiʻi.

NounEdit

Hawaii c

  1. Hawaii (an island)
  2. Hawaii (a state of the United States)
  3. Hawaiian pizza