aloha

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Etymology

Borrowed from Хавајски aloha (love), from Proto-Polynesian *qarofa. Дублети of aroha and aropa.

Pronunciation

Noun

aloha (plural alohas)

  1. (Hawaii) Good wishes, love. [from 19th c.]
    • 2012, Julia Flynn Siler, Lost Kingdom, Grove Press, p. 91:
      Traveling as the princess regent with a retinue that included Princess Ruth and Queen Kapi‘olani, Lili‘u was welcomed by enormous crowds and lavish outpourings of aloha, as her subjects clasped her knees and kissed her hands and feet to show their reverence.
  2. (Hawaii) An utterance of aloha (see Interjection, below). [from 19th c.]

Derived terms

Interjection

aloha

  1. (chiefly Hawaii) Expressing good wishes when greeting or parting from someone; hello; goodbye. [from 19th c.]

Translations

Further reading

  • aloha at OneLook Dictionary Search

Anagrams


Hawaiian

Etymology

From Proto-Polynesian *qarofa.

Pronunciation

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Interjection

Шаблон:haw-intj

  1. hello, greetings
  2. goodbye, farewell

Synonyms

Derived terms

Descendants

  • Енглески: aloha

Noun

aloha

  1. love, compassion, affection, mercy, sympathy, pity, kindness, sentiment, grace, charity
  2. greeting, salutation, regards
  3. sweetheart, lover, loved one

Verb

aloha

  1. (transitive) to love, be fond of
  2. (transitive) to show kindness, mercy, pity, charity, affection
  3. (transitive) to venerate
  4. (transitive) to remember with affection
  5. (transitive) to greet, hail
  6. (stative) to be loving, kind
  7. (stative) beloved, loving, kind, compassionate, charitable, lovable