All About Hawaiian

By: Schutz, Albert J.

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This quick and lively tour of the Hawaiian language begins by uncovering its fascinating and often controversial history. With the help of a concise guide to pronunciation, readers learn the importance of the 'okina (') and the kahako; (-), and how these marks affect the meaning as well as the pronunciation of words.

Title: All About Hawaiian

Author Name: Schutz, Albert J.

Categories: Hawaiian,

Publisher: United States, University of Hawai'i Press: 31/Aug/1995

ISBN Number: 0824816862

ISBN Number 13: 9780824816865

Binding: Paperback

Seller ID: 29715

Description: illustrations 80 This quick and lively tour of the Hawaiian language begins by uncovering its fascinating and often controversial history. With the help of a clear and concise guide to pronunciation, learn the importance of the okina () and the kahako (macron) and how these marks affect the meaning as well as the pronunciation of words. Helpful vocabulary lists introduce words heard and seen most often in place names, in restaurants, and in Hawaiian songs--including those commonly mispronounced even by life-long Hawaii residents. The author also discusses ongoing efforts to preserve Hawaiian as a living language through language-teaching programs." (ISBN: 9780824816865 - When referring to this item please quote our stock ID: 29715)