Hawaiian Word For Beauty

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How do you say beautiful in Hawaiian

Learn the most basic term. The standard term for beautiful is "Nani." The correct way to say it is nah-knee. The word nani may also be used to mean splendid or attractive. Nani kōkī (supremely beautiful)

You can use the term "ho'onani" as a verb to express praise or to describe something beautiful. You can say "ho-oh-nah-knee" to properly pronounce it.

Makalapua is the Hawaiian word for handsome as well as blossoming (as in flower buds).  Its pronunciation is ma-caw-la-poo-ah.