PUKE WEHEWEHE ʻŌLELO Using the Hawaiian Dictionary HAW 102 Spring 2010
Hawaiian Dictionaries <ul><li>Recommended Text: </li></ul><ul><li>Pūku`i, M.K. & Elbert, S.H. (1986).  Hawaiian Dictionary...
<ul><li>Caution that some Internet sources are unreliable sources of information as they may contain incorrect information...
<ul><li>In the first drag down box, select “nā puke wehewehe a pau” or “all dictionaries” to give you more of a choice </l...
PONO E MAKAʻALA! <ul><li>Read all of the different meanings </li></ul><ul><li>It is important to understand your vocabular...
KA PŌʻAIAPILI: Context <ul><li>For example, the word “back” in the English language has at least 4 different meanings. </l...
KOHO POLOLEI: Choose wisely <ul><li>Do not simply take the first word that you see under the definition. </li></ul><ul><li...
KEKAHI LAʻANA: Another example <ul><li>“ My brother hit me” </li></ul><ul><li>HIT </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Kuʻi </li></ul></u...
KOHO POLOLEI: Choose Wisely
NĀNĀ HOU I NĀ PAPA ʻŌLELO: Review Vocabulary Lists  <ul><li>Thus, please be careful when using new words to create your se...
HŌʻOIA: Double Check <ul><li>When using the dictionary, look at the word from English to Hawaiian and then back again from...
HOʻOMANAWANUI:  Be patient & persevere <ul><li>Be patient </li></ul><ul><li>Take your time </li></ul><ul><li>Double-check ...
 
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  1. 1. PUKE WEHEWEHE ʻŌLELO Using the Hawaiian Dictionary HAW 102 Spring 2010
  2. 2. Hawaiian Dictionaries <ul><li>Recommended Text: </li></ul><ul><li>Pūku`i, M.K. & Elbert, S.H. (1986). Hawaiian Dictionary . ISBN 0-8248-0703-0 </li></ul><ul><li>A Hawaiian Dictionary of Modern Terms: </li></ul><ul><li>Hale Kuamoʻo. (2003). Māmaka Kaiao . ISBN-13 </li></ul><ul><li>978-0824828035 </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Caution that some Internet sources are unreliable sources of information as they may contain incorrect information. </li></ul><ul><li>Ulukau.org is an excellent online resource for Hawaiian language learning that includes books printed in the Hawaiian language for beginners and those at the intermediate level, as well as reference books such as Place Names of Hawaiʻi. </li></ul><ul><li>You may access the Hawaiian Dictionary for free through ulukau.org or go directly to wehewehe.org </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>In the first drag down box, select “nā puke wehewehe a pau” or “all dictionaries” to give you more of a choice </li></ul><ul><li>Simply type the word in the field </li></ul><ul><li>When typing an English word in the field, you must spell it correctly </li></ul><ul><li>When typing a Hawaiian word in the field, donʻt worry about the ʻokina or kahakō so that you have a wider choice </li></ul>
  5. 5. PONO E MAKAʻALA! <ul><li>Read all of the different meanings </li></ul><ul><li>It is important to understand your vocabulary from a Hawaiian viewpoint. </li></ul><ul><li>Hawaiian words and English words do not always match perfectly. </li></ul><ul><li>Keep in mind that context is very important! </li></ul>
  6. 6. KA PŌʻAIAPILI: Context <ul><li>For example, the word “back” in the English language has at least 4 different meanings. </li></ul><ul><li>Back in the days of Keoua….. ma mua i ka wā o Keoua </li></ul><ul><li>The pen is in back of you. Aia ka peni ma hope ou. </li></ul><ul><li>I will back your parents up. E kāko`o wau i kou mau mākua. </li></ul><ul><li>My back is sore. ʻEha koʻu kua . </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>If you use the Hawaiian words strictly from an English viewpoint, your Hawaiian will sound silly to native speakers. </li></ul>
  7. 7. KOHO POLOLEI: Choose wisely <ul><li>Do not simply take the first word that you see under the definition. </li></ul><ul><li>“ I threw away my paper” </li></ul><ul><li>THROW </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Nou </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hoʻolei </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lū </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kiloi </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. KEKAHI LAʻANA: Another example <ul><li>“ My brother hit me” </li></ul><ul><li>HIT </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Kuʻi </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paʻi </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hili </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kāhewa </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. KOHO POLOLEI: Choose Wisely
  10. 10. NĀNĀ HOU I NĀ PAPA ʻŌLELO: Review Vocabulary Lists <ul><li>Thus, please be careful when using new words to create your sentences or translating homework assignments. </li></ul><ul><li>Check past and present vocabulary lists </li></ul><ul><li>Check new that were given in haʻawina </li></ul>
  11. 11. HŌʻOIA: Double Check <ul><li>When using the dictionary, look at the word from English to Hawaiian and then back again from Hawaiian to English to make sure that you are choosing the correct word for that context. </li></ul>
  12. 12. HOʻOMANAWANUI: Be patient & persevere <ul><li>Be patient </li></ul><ul><li>Take your time </li></ul><ul><li>Double-check the meaning </li></ul><ul><li>Check vocabulary lists </li></ul>
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