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Means ocean or beachside in HAWAIIAN- Most commonly used in giving directions.
Turn left at the stop sign, and it's makai from the gas station.

Our house is the blue one, makai on Main st.
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Out to the ocean or to the sea. Hawaiian word created from the words ma, meaning to go to or to move towards, and Kai meaning ocean or sea.
Ancient Hawaiians either lived mauka, makula, or makai
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One of the "realms" or "worlds" discussed and dealt with in anime such as Yu Yu Hakusho, specifically. In this anime, there are three: Makai-demon world; Reikai-spirit world; and Ningenkai-human/mortal world.
It is from this place that all demons originated, infiltrating human world through portals.
The control of these portals becomes a major issue in the series.
Later on, introduced as being ruled by three strong demons, Yomi, Raizen, and Mukuro.
"The tunnel to Makai is opening."
by Draith April 12, 2005

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Maka'i is the Hawaiian term for police, but can be used broadly to cover law enforcement and fire protection servicemembers.
My uncle protects the island of Oahu, his occupation is Maka'i.
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The race of demons, as seen in urotsukidoji.
"You fucking makai are all the same"
- Amano Jaku
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In Japanese, the realm of the Demons, often used in animes, and focused on in Yuu Yuu Hakusho
OMG, Yuusuke kicked Sensuis ass in Makai
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