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18:50 Aug 31, 2000
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
French term or phrase: lua
how do you spell the word for a Hawaiin ceremony or gathering that begins with an "L?" I just want to know how to spell it.
Betsy
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naluau
Nikki Scott-Despaigne
na"luau" is the spelling,Heathcliff
naluau
Carla Sherman


  

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38 mins
luau


Explanation:
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In this gathering, people light torchs the beach at night and dance.

Carla Sherman
United States
Local time: 19:08
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese

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Yolanda Broad
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39 mins
"luau" is the spelling,


Explanation:
which is phonetically close to the pronunciation: "LOO-wow."

Cheers, HC

Heathcliff
United States
Local time: 19:08
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 953

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Yolanda Broad
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2 days7 hrs
luau


Explanation:
Lots of recipes, supplies and decorations for these Hawaiian feasts available on the web.

The first webref gives you photos, menus and so on ...with some music too to really get you into the mood!

The second webref by way of an examlpe indicates just how popular these feasts are, not just in Hawaii!

Enjoy yourself.

Nikki


    Reference: http://www.luaus.com
    Reference: http://www.impoerailpalace.com/luau.html
Nikki Scott-Despaigne
Local time: 04:08
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PRO pts in pair: 4416
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