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The Hawaiian Language

Quiz

1. Who is given the credit for giving the Hawaiian language a written form?

2. Why did these people want the Hawaiian language to be written?

3. What were 3 basic problems (other than question 4) people faced in creating a written Hawaiian
language?

4. How did eliminating the glottal stop (okina) create a problem for those people trying to make a written
Hawaiian language?

5. What world distinction does the Hawaiian alphabet have?

6. What are the letters of the Hawaiian alphabet?

7. What is one of the peculiarities about the written Hawaiian language concerning consonants?

8. How do you know that the Hawaiian language is “...a living and growing language?”

The Hawaiian Language


Quiz

1. Who is given the credit for giving the Hawaiian language a written form?

2. Why did these people want the Hawaiian language to be written?

3. What were 3 basic problems (other than question 4) people faced in creating a written Hawaiian
language?

4. How did eliminating the glottal stop (okina) create a problem for those people trying to make a written
Hawaiian language?

5. What world distinction does the Hawaiian alphabet have?

6. What are the letters of the Hawaiian alphabet?

7. What is one of the peculiarities about the written Hawaiian language concerning consonants?

8. How do you know that the Hawaiian language is “...a living and growing language?”