Glyph of the word 'hu'. and Glyph of the word 'hu'.


  • (syl.) glyph for the syllable hu in the Kamakawi syllabary
  • (n.) brow (as in the area above the eyes)

A kavi hu o nea.
“His brow is large.”

Notes: Hooray! :D

That does it for the syllabary. This should make it a lot easier to show which iku are built off of which.

Well…almost. So in addition to the basic CV syllables, there are all these glyphs for VV…sequences. They’re not syllables, and so they shouldn’t be a part of the syllabary, but they exist. I haven’t decided if I should go through those systematically the way I have for the syllabary, or how I should categorize them. Some of the VV glyphs have no meaning at all. They’re used to build a lot of other iku, though, so knowing them could prove useful. They’re also used in spelling, where applicable (especially those beginning and ending with either i or u). I’m just not sure what to do… I guess we’ll have to wait until tomorrow to see what I decide. :)

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2 Responses to “Hu”

  1. Ka kavaka Rejistania ti:

    You can just use ikuiku which use them and explain how they work? Or have a sequence of the day in addition to the word of the day.

  2. Ka kavaka David J. Peterson ti:

    Actually, that’s not a bad idea. I can explain some of them that are words by themselves, and just have words that utilize them for the rest. I shall set about it!

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