kanaka, kanake, kanako

Diccionario panhispánico de dudas. 2013.

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  • Kanaka — may refer to:* Kanaka (actress), Indian Tamil film actress * Kanakas, workers from Pacific Islands employed in British colonies and in North American fur trade and goldfields * Kanaka Bar, British Columbia, an unincorporated area in the Fraser… …   Wikipedia

  • kanaka — U.S. nautical and Australian name for native of South Sea islands, 1840, from Hawaiian kanaka man (Samoan tangata) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Kanaka — [kə nak′ə, kanä′kə; kan′ə kə] n. [Haw, man < Proto Polynesian * tangata, man, person] 1. a Hawaiian 2. a person born in the South Sea Islands: This is a neutral term in Hawaiian, but is derogatory as used in English …   English World dictionary

  • Kanaka — /kəˈnækə / (say kuh nakuh) noun 1. History a Pacific islander, especially one brought forcibly to Australia during the 19th century as a labourer. See blackbirding. 2. (derogatory) (racist) a Pacific islander. 3. an indigenous Hawaiian.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Kanaka — Kanacka Ka*nack a, Kanaka Ka*na ka, n. [Native name, prop., a man.] A native of the Sandwich Islands. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kanaka — Blackbird Black bird, n. 1. Among slavers and pirates, a negro or Polynesian. [Cant, pejorative] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. A native of any of the islands near Queensland; called also {Kanaka}. [Australia, pejorative] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kanaka — /keuh nak euh, nah keuh, kan euh keuh/, n. (sometimes cap.) 1. a native Hawaiian. 2. a South Sea islander. [ < Hawaiian: person] * * * ▪ people       (Hawaiian: “Person,” or “Man”), in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, any of the South… …   Universalium

  • Kanaka — Kanake ist: ein Angehöriger der indigenen Bevölkerung von Neukaledonien, siehe Kanak (Volk) die Mutter des Epopeus von Sikyon aus der griechischen Mythologie, siehe Kanake (Mythologie) ein Schimpfwort für einen Ausländer, siehe Kanake… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • kanaka — noun a) A person of Hawaiian descent. b) A South Pacific Islander, especially a labourer in Australia or Canada …   Wiktionary

  • kanaka(s) — South Sea islander( s) …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

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