updated: 10/15/2017

49 topical subsets

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animals379animal names, animal-related entries...
bananas190bananas
Basic Vocabulary1014words appearing in two or more vocabulary lists of six Hawaiian language textbooks
birds636birds
body, illness...2232body, illness, medicine...
canoes, watercraft525canoes, sailing, ships...
clothing255clothing, appearance, adornment
coconuts169coconut... tree, fruit, foods...
colors183colors
computer210computers, software programs, peripherals...
crabs78crabs
English loanwords1607words borrowed from English, excluding gazetteer...
ferns185ferns
fish, sea life...1839related to fish and animate sea life.
food644food and drink, cooking, cookware, preparation...
gazetteer4662place names (including Place Names of Hawaiʻi - PH)
ho- causatives3888containing forms with causative prefixes.
hula199entries mentioning or related to hula...
idioms78words and phrases marked as idioms or idiomatic
insects302insects, spiders...
islands1094with references to the 7 main islands, including place names on those islands.
kava100kava
ke-words196entries referring to the use of "ke" where "ka" is expected
language220language, linguistics, grammar, proofreading...
law213entries containing "law, legal, court, jury, judge, crime..."
lei188lei
lua (fighting)136entries about lua and other fighting techniques
mathematics416mathematics, numbers...
music746references mentioning songs, chants, instruments...
-na words4822the most frequent final syllable. (see counts)
Names2121capitalized words, including the names of stars, months, winds and rains, mythological beings, and lua fighting strokes. See gazetteer for place names.
nets220nets, seines...
pandanus136pandanus trees, fruit, leaves...
plants, trees4147plants, trees, shrubs...
poi175poi
rare1238words marked "rare" in Pukui & Elbert
reconstructions2744words for which proto-forms are postulated, reconstructions of prehistoric forms (click the *links to see the full reconstruction set at Pollex)
scientific479scientific
seaweed226seaweed, algae...
sports583sports and games, ancient and modern
stars...507stars, planets, constellations...
suffixes248forms begin with hyphens - numerous suffixes, but mainly hoʻo- causative forms for which no independent forms were found. (see also hoʻo and related forms in the concordance.)
sugar cane105sugar cane
sweet potatoes285sweet potatoes, yams...
tapa346mentioning tapa
taro444taro
taro, poi607mentioning taro or poi
tools479tools, stone...
wind, rain, weather850wind, rain, clouds, weather...

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