Learn Hawaiian at Home by Kahikāhealani Wight ISBN: 1-57306-245-6 Mokuna 'Ekahi (Chapter 1) Greetings, Or what to ay after you say Aloha

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  • ke akua

    the god

    ke kanaka

    the human

    ka lani

    the heaven, chief

    ka honua

    the earth

    ka wahine

    the woman, wife

    ke kāne

    the man, husband

    ka inoa

    the name

    ka 'ohana

    the family

    ke kupuna

    the grandparent, elder

    ka mo'opuna

    the grandchild

    ka makua

    the parent

    ke keiki

    the child

    ke aloha

    the love

    ka hoaaloha

    the friend

    ke kula

    the school

    maika'i

    good, well, fine

    'olu'olu

    kind, comfortable

    māluhiluhi

    tired

    ma'i

    sick, ill

    hohono

    bad-smelling

    'a'ala

    fragrant, sweet-smelling

    li'ili'i

    little

    kahiko

    old

    kaumaha

    heavy, sad

    hau'oli

    happy

    nani

    pretty

    pupuka

    ugly

    momona

    sweet-tasting, fat

    ka haumana

    the student

    ke kumu

    the teacher

    ka 'ōlelo

    the language, speech

    wīwī

    thin

    lō'ihi

    tall

    pōkole

    short

    Aloha kākou.

    Greetings to all of us. (3 or more)

    Aloha kāua.

    Greetings to both of us. (you and me)

    Aloha kakahiaka.

    Good morning. (6 a.m. to 10 a.m.)

    Aloha awakea.

    Good noontime. (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

    Aloha 'auinalā.

    Good afternoon. (2 p.m. to 6 p.m.)

    Aloha ahiahi.

    Good evening. (6 p.m. to 10 p.m.)

    Aloha kakahiaka kāua.

    Good morning to both of us.

    Aloha ahiahi kāua.

    Good evening to both of us.

    Pehea 'oe?

    How are you?

    Maika'i nō au, mahalo.

    I'm very well, thanks.

    Māluhiluhi au.

    I'm tired.

    Ma'i 'o ia.

    She is sick.

    Aloha kāua, e ke kumu.

    Hello to you and me, teacher.

    Aloha ahiahi, e Momi.

    Good evening, Momi.

    Aloha kakahiaka kākou, e ka papa.

    Good morning to us all, class.

    wau, au

    I (pronoun)

    'Oe

    you (singular)

    'O ia

    he, she depending on context

    kākou

    we, all of us

    'oukou

    you all

    lākou

    they, them

    kēia

    this

    kēlā

    that (distant)

    Aloha ahiahi, e Momi.

    Good evening, Momi.

    Aloha 'auinalā.

    Good afternoon.

    Aloha kāua, e ko'u hoaaloha.

    Hello to both of us, my friend.

    Aloha kakahiaka kākou.

    Good morning to all of us.

    Aloha awakea kāua.

    Good noontime to you and me.

    Aloha, e ke kumu.

    Hello, teacher.

    Aloha kākou.

    Hello to all of us.

    Aloha kakahiaka, e Kainalu.

    Good morning, Kainalu.

    kēnā

    that (near to the listener)

    ke kanāka

    persons, people

    ka haumāna

    students

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