Definitions for ALOHAəˈloʊ ə, ɑˈloʊ hɑ
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word ALOHA
an acknowledgment that can be used to say hello or goodbye (aloha is Hawaiian and ciao is Italian)
I love you
Origin: From aloha, in turn from qarofa
Aloha in the Hawaiian language means affection, peace, compassion and mercy. Since the middle of the 19th century, it also has come to be used as an English greeting to say goodbye and hello. Currently, it is mostly used in the sense of "hello". "Aloha" is also included in the state nickname of Hawaii, the "Aloha State".
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
When you visit Hawaii, and someone says "Aloha" to you, you may not know whether that person is coming or going. Mahalo!
I had obtained a lei from our lei-making instructor and we prayed together as we tossed the lei into the ocean, it was extremely gratifying to help this woman who had tears rolling down her face with her dream of bringing Aloha Pumehana home.
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