What is 22 short for in Hawaiian?


22 is an abbreviation for "Tutu," which means "Grandparent" in Hawaiian. It is pronounced "Two-two," instead of "Twenty-two."

The abbreviation is only used by Hawaiians and people who want to be cool and sound like Hawaiians. It gained popularity as texting abbreviations and acronyms on cellphones became popular in the 2000s.


My 22s are coming next weekend. Yay!

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Updated September 5, 2019

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