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How many letters in hawaiian alphabet?

Officially the written form of Hawaiian has 13 letters (a,e,i,o,u,h,k,l,m,n,p,w, and (') the 'okina). The 'okina is a glottal stop and is considered a consonant; without it the meaning of a word is changed (ie "ko'u", meaning "my" and "kou"… Full Answer

How do you spell only in Hawaiian?

wale no [vwa-lay no] --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The Hawaiian alphabet only has 13 letters. A, E, I, O, U, H, K, L, M, N, P, W and (') the 'okina which is a short break between vowels thereby pronouncing the one prior… Full Answer