What language does the word 'ukulele' come from?

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The word ukulele is Hawaiian in origin; the instrument is associated with the Hawaiian archipelago about as strongly as a Hawaiian vacation is associated with envy. But the ukulele itself is not from Hawaii. It was brought there by Portuguese immigrants who called it a machete.
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