See also: håpa and hāpa

EnglishEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Hawaiian hapa, from English half.

NounEdit

hapa (plural hapas)

  1. (Hawaii, California) A person of mixed ethnic heritage, especially half East or Southeast Asian/Pacific Islander and half white.

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

NounEdit

hapa (plural hapas)

  1. A mesh cage-like structure placed in the water to hold fish.

HawaiianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English half.

NounEdit

hapa

  1. half of something
  2. someone who has Hawaiian ancestry mixed with another ethnicity

DescendantsEdit

  • English: hapa

MaoriEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English supper.

NounEdit

hapa

  1. tea (meal)

SothoEdit

VerbEdit

hapa

  1. to win

SwahiliEdit

AdjectiveEdit

hapa

  1. Pa class inflected form of hii.

AdverbEdit

hapa

  1. here