Definitions for ALOHAəˈloʊ ə, ɑˈloʊ hɑ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

a•lo•haəˈloʊ ə, ɑˈloʊ hɑ(n.; interj.)(pl.)-has

  1. hello; greetings.

    Category: Dialect

  2. farewell.

    Category: Dialect

Origin of aloha:

1890–95; < Hawaiian: lit., love

Princeton's WordNet

  1. aloha, ciao(noun)

    an acknowledgment that can be used to say hello or goodbye (aloha is Hawaiian and ciao is Italian)

Wiktionary

  1. aloha(Interjection)

    hello

  2. aloha(Interjection)

    goodbye

  3. aloha(Interjection)

    I love you

  4. Origin: From aloha, in turn from qarofa

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  1. Aloha

    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".

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