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Welcome to the Hawaiian Wikibook, a free textbook on the Hawaiian language!
Don't forget to have a look at the Wikipedia written in Hawaiian.
This series is designed to teach you everything you need to know about 'Ōlelo Hawai'i, the Hawaiian Language. In each chapter, you will learn a little bit to broaden your understanding of the language, and will be able to speak it fluently in no time at all! Assuming that you know nothing about the language, I recomend you start with the introduction, learning a little about the Hawaiian language, then proceeding to Lesson One, not necessarily jumping right in and teaching you an overwhelming amount of words, but just explaining the general things that you will need to know as a foundation for this beautiful language. And those things that will be taught in Lesson One will be carried on in later lessons, and will constantly remind you of the grammar until you know it by heart!
Introduction – 'Ōlelo ho'ākāka
Beginners Start Here
More Sentence Structures- Pepeke
- Lesson Three- He Aha Sentences (noun-noun)
- Lesson Four- Basic Verb Sentences (noun-verb)
- Lesson Five- Verbs
Beyond the Beginning
- This section is for those who have gone through the above lessons, and understand everything. These next lessons are for those who want extra learning and/or practice with their Hawaiian language studies, and contain general information about nouns, adjectives, verbs, adverbs, etc. and are designed to expand the learners vocabulary with the language. Each lesson has three parts, so feel free to skip around to any certain section that looks interesting to you. You may go through it in order, backwards, every other one, every other five, -I prefer in order- but these were designed to be read through in no particular order. Explore to your hearts delight, and Happy Learning!
|Around the House|
|Countries and Nationalities|
|At the Beach|
|Prepositions and Transitions|
|Questions and Answers|
- Lesson Texts / Nā ha'awina