In response to Kailua,, rectly-in-ios-7, May 18, 2014 6:57 PM in response to Kailua Sometimes the letter W is pronounced the same as V as in the traditional pronunciation of Hawai’i which is phonetically pronounced huh-vi-ee rather than huh-why-ee. No. Names and words are more easily pronounced when they are broken down into single syllable chunks. The first was likely from the Marquesas Islands, probably about 400 AD; the second from Tahiti in the 9th or 10th century. “The iPhone apps are the logical next step,” says McGrady. All Rights Reserved, When I bought the Speak Hawaiian Places app for my phone, I realized I’d been pronouncing, View the current state guidelines for travel to Hawaiʻi, 'Hawai‘i Artists for Racial Justice' Raise Money for Black Lives Matter Movement, Kauai Boutique Machinemachine is Mad About Muumuu, How Three Hawaiian Cowboys Won the Wild West, Loud and Proud, Where and Wear: The Story of the First Aloha Shirt. Asking for help, clarification, or responding to other answers. Download now to learn common Hawaiian Words!Simply enter a word to translate, or browse through hundreds of translations! W as the start of the word or after the letter a, u, or o is pronounced as a w. but … I'll give it a try though and will report back. Or the hysterical sweet potato (ʻuala) which is translated kweeki pokako. Good. This app is great for learning/translating basic Hawaiian. a: “ah”,,, 9 Hawaiian Books to Read Before and During Your Visit,,, Download now to learn common Hawaiian Words for free! Aloha! u: “oo” Podcast 285: Turning your coding career into an RPG, Creating new Help Center documents for Review queues: Project overview, Feature Preview: New Review Suspensions Mod UX, Review queue Help Center draft: Triage queue, Getting wrong output when working with tuple and list in Python, How to flag first occurrence of a vowel, move preceding consonants to end, How to shuffle letters in string with vowel isolated in Python, Write a Python program that requests a word (in lowercase letters) as input and translates the word into Pig Latin. Can Siri learn how to pronounce Hawaiian? Look up any word by double-clicking on it. o: “oh” OS X Mavericks (10.9.2), Mainly I am using this app for pronunciation, so audio is extremely important to me. Hawaiian Alphabets: An article that discusses Hawaiian alphabets and their pronunciations. e – a, as in may: nene Love of the land; to nurture and care for the land. Hawai'i Place Names. Porch, patio, or balcony. The app is fully accessible with VoiceOver, but the interface could be easier to navigate and use. Anyway, I decided I wanted to learn Hawaiian because it's such a beautiful language, so downloaded this app. Crazy (especially referring to a mentally deranged person).