“Because there are only 12 letters in the Hawaiian alphabet, the 'okina used to represent a glottal stop is considered to be a consonant.”
“Of course, adding the ‘okina in search terms on the web is a real pain on standard keyboards.”
“Well, there obviously can't be an 'okina before a consonant; I can't imagine anyone writing an article about Hawaiian without understanding that, but apparently somebody can.”
“I just thought it was amusing to have a pseudo-okina and an apostrophe in the same word.”
“Adding an apostrophe or, worse, an `okina seems to be the same sort of thing you were decrying in the Kiev discussion.”
“As an English word, "Hawaiian" does not need the ‘okina.”
“Apple's latest Version 3.0 update allows users to type the 'okina and kahakô, as well as view the days of the week, month and year in Hawaiian.”
“Now let's not even talk about the missing okina in the last name.”
“Pa'ia is pronounced pah-e-uhh. the 'is an okina, it breaks sound.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘okina’.
The triggerfish humuhumunukunukuapuaa belongs on this list too.
More randomly-garnered terms from the world of words that don't quite yet fit into my other lists.
refers to whales and ravens as there sisters ands brothers
Looking for tweets for okina.