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Title:   Na Mele O Hawaii Nei: 101 Hawaiian Songs
Author:   Samuel H. Elbert
Publisher:   University of Hawaii Press
Language:   Hawaiian
Date:   1970
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Music, Hawaiian Music
Collections:   Music
Book Id:   WPLBN0002096909
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
Average Rating:   (195)
 
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...slations. The majority are from the time of the monarchy and so are already somewhat venerable. Nearly all are sung often today and are well known to Hawaiian singers. The texts have never before been written consistently with the glottal stops and macrons that make them nearly pronounceable by one not knowing Hawaiian. Many of them have not been translated before, or have...
 
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Title:   Spoken Hawaiian
Author:   Samuel H. Elbert
Publisher:   University of Hawai'I Press
Language:   English
Date:   1977
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Education, Hawaiian Language Education
Collections:   Education
Book Id:   WPLBN0002096988
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
Average Rating:   (135)
 
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...This volume is a result of two decades' efforts in teaching Hawaiian. The objects of the book are to present the principal conversational and grammatical patterns and the most common idioms, and to prepare the student for a final reward: the capacity to read and enjoy the rich heritag...
 
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...The Hawaiian phonemes are listed below. English examples are approximate. The Hawaiian vowels are "pure," i.e., without glides. They are of either short or long duration. The consonants p and k have less aspiration (i.e., they ar...
 
       
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