Kākau conjugation

Conjugate kākau - write

Attention: in Hawaiian, conjugation is the same for all persons. Therefore, while we only provide the first person form - it is absolutely the same for the other pronouns.

Main forms

Hawaiian FormEnglish TranslationEx.
infinitive
e kākau to write
perfect
i kākau written
passive
kākau ʻia (am/is) written

Present tense

Hawaiian FormEnglish TranslationEx.
Au
ke kākau nei I write

Past tense

Hawaiian FormEnglish TranslationEx.
Au
i kākau I wrote

Future tense

Hawaiian FormEnglish TranslationEx.
Au
e kākau I will write

Perfective tense

Hawaiian FormEnglish TranslationEx.
Au
ua kākau I have written

Perfective negative tense

Hawaiian FormEnglish TranslationEx.
Au
ʻaʻole i kākau I have not written

Imperfective tense

Hawaiian FormEnglish TranslationEx.
Au
e kākau ana I (am/was) writing

Imperfective negative tense

Hawaiian FormEnglish TranslationEx.
Au
ʻaʻole e kākau ana I (am not/was not) writing

Pluperfective tense

Hawaiian FormEnglish TranslationEx.
Au
ua kākau ʻē I had written

Pluperfective negative tense

Hawaiian FormEnglish TranslationEx.
Au
ʻaʻole i kākau ʻē I had not written

Intentive tense

Hawaiian FormEnglish TranslationEx.
Au
ō kākau I write

Intentive negative tense

Hawaiian FormEnglish TranslationEx.
Au
ʻaʻole kākau I do not write

Imperative tense

Hawaiian FormEnglish TranslationEx.
Au
e kākau write

Imperative negative tense

Hawaiian FormEnglish TranslationEx.
Au
mai kākau do not write

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