[Ads-l] Hawai'i

Benjamin Barrett mail.barretts at GMAIL.COM
Wed Mar 23 21:03:12 UTC 2016


To get the  Ľokina on the iPhone, go to Settings -> General -> Keyboards -> Add New Keyboard -> Hawaiian

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> On 23 Mar 2016, at 11:27, Geoffrey Steven Nathan <geoffnathan at WAYNE.EDU> wrote:
> 
> The use of the glottal stop symbol ('okina) by civilians (i.e. non-linguist=
> s) probably dates back to the recent rise in Hawaiian consciousness/nationa=
> lism in the eighties and nineties. The politically correct symbol, incident=
> ally, is not an apostrophe but a reverse apostrophe (open single quote symb=
> ol--not on my iPhone).
> 
> Geoff (PhD, Hawai'i, 1978)
> 
> Geoffrey Nathan
> Geoffnathan at wayne.edu
> 
>> On Mar 23, 2016, at 2:15 PM, Joel Berson <berson at ATT.NET> wrote:
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>> Sender:       American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
>> Poster:       Joel Berson <berson at ATT.NET>
>> Subject:      Re: Hawai'i
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>> Past twentysomething years?
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>> Joel
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>>     From: Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM>
>> To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU=3D20
>> Sent: Wednesday, March 23, 2016 12:08 PM
>> Subject: Re: [ADS-L] Hawai'i
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>> The apostrophic spelling (with corresponding glottal stop in speaking) ha=
> s
>> become increasingly common in the past (let's say) twenty years.
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>> JL
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>> On Wed, Mar 23, 2016 at 11:27 AM, James A. Landau <JJJRLandau at netscape.co=
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>> wrote:
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>>> Poster:=3DC2=3DA0 =3DC2=3DA0 =3DC2=3DA0 "James A. Landau" <JJJRLandau at NE=
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>>> Subject:=3DC2=3DA0 =3DC2=3DA0 =3DC2=3DA0 Hawai'i
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>>> I just received a change.org petition "Ban Conversion Therapy for Minors
>>> in Hawai'i".=3DC2=3DA0 The petition was started by one
>>> Michael Golojuch Jr of Kapolei, HI.=3DC2=3DA0 He spells the name of the =
> state=3D
>> with
>>> an apostrophe between the last two letters, except in what appears to be
>>> the text of the petition he uses the spelling "Hawaii".
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>>> Mr. Golojuch in the below-cited URL also uses the expression "Mahalo nui
>>> loa" and the word "aloha" so he knows at least 4 words of Hawaiian.
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>>> - Jim Landau
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>>> PS: If anyone be interested in the petition, it is at
>>> https://www.change.org/p/hawaii-state-house-ban-conversion-therapy-for-m=
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> 7091&ale=3D
>> rt_id=3D3DRoGKJAcmiw_VkMcw6vONGdpzGbvwF9wVnAy5%2BPWuOZR%2Bh8qGecNTlY%3D
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