Talk:Mahu (person)

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Meaning of Hawaiian word[edit]

My Bio professor claims that the alternative definition of Mahu is not derogatory; rather it was regarded "as a natural way of living" (her words, not mine) and that "transvesti" (variation of transvestitisms) are considered derogatory. Perhaps a Disamb should be made, and the definition changed. Zidel333 16:03, 3 April 2007 (UTC)

The "Pocket Hawaiian Dictionary" defines it as homosexual, hermaphrodite... AnonMoos (talk) 12:57, 3 June 2010 (UTC)