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  • ʻaihue

    Steal

    nonoi

    Request

    kēia

    This (close to me)

    hoʻoluhi

    vt. To bother. See luhi

    noho

    Chair, sit, live

    pili

    1. nvi. To cling, stick, adhere, touch, join, adjoin, cleave to, associate with, be with, be close or adjacent; clinging, sticking; close relationship, relative; thing belonging to.

    ke ala

    the path

    ka 'ala

    the scent

    ka iwa

    the ninth

    ka 'iwa

    the 'iwa bird

    ka ula

    the lobster

    ka 'ula

    the redness

    ke ehu

    the (sea) spray

    ka 'ehu

    the reddish (hair) color

    ke ono

    the ono fish

    ka 'ono

    the delicious taste

    ka malama

    1. n. Light, month, moon. (PPN ma(a)rama, malama.)
    2. conj. Perhaps. Malama ulu mai ka ʻanoʻano, perhaps the seeds will grow.

    ke alanui

    street, road

    ka inoa

    name

    hau.mana, hau.māna

    n. Student, pupil, apprentice, recruit, disciple (Mat. 10.1). Perhaps lit., to lay before one a ball of masticated food (māna); also see hau- 2. Haumana aʻo ʻoihana, technological student, trainee, apprentice. Haumana komo hou, new student, freshman. hoʻo.hau.māna To act as a pupil, become a pupil; to make pupils of.

    ka hale

    house, building

    kūʻai

    vt. To buy, barter. Lit., to stand up food. Cf. kūkālā. Kūʻai mai, to buy. Kūʻai aku, to sell. Mea kūʻai mai, customer. Kūʻai aku kūʻai mai, buying and selling, trade. Kūʻai nui, kūʻai kāʻokoʻa, wholesale. Mea nāna i kūʻai mai, buyer. Mea kūʻai, purchase. Hale kūʻai, store. Waiwai kūʻai, goods for sale. Kūʻai hoʻopau, close-out or clearance sale. Kūʻai hoʻēmi, kūʻai emi, reduction sale. Kūʻai hoʻēmi kūikawā, a special sale. Kūʻai hoʻolilo, sale. Kūʻai kūkaʻa, wholesale buying. Kūʻai liʻiliʻi, retail buying or selling; lit., little buying, selling. Kūʻai malū, to buy secretly, as contraband or as on a black market.

    kē.lā

    demon. That, that one, he, she, it, that person or thing; the former. See kēlā ... kēia below and Gram. 8.3. In connected discourse or narration, kēlā preceding a noun means "the" in the sense of aforementioned. Kēlā mau mea, those things. Ua hele aku nei kēlā i ka hana, he has just gone to work. Ka mea kūpono i ka ʻike hapa o kēlā, the proper thing for the limited knowledge of the former. Kēlā pule aku nei, last week. Kēlā pule aku nei a ia pule aku, week before last. Kēlā Pōʻahā aku nei, last Thursday. (PNP teelaa.)

    au

    I; time period

    auē, auwē

    ooh! wow! etc.

    aupuni

    Government, country

    ahiahi

    evening

    akahele

    Be careful of

    akamai

    Intelligent

    aku

    he 'ano i'a nui a 'ono

    ala

    wake up

    alahele

    Pathway

    a laila

    then

    alaka'i

    leader

    alaloa

    highway

    alanui

    street or road

    alelo

    tongue

    ali'i

    noble, royal

    ama

    the arm of a conoe

    anuanu

    cold

    apolima

    bracelet

    awakea

    noontime

    a'o

    Learn, teach, instruct, take instruction

    a'u

    Replaces au or wau after the ami me

    e

    'ami hea; do something (maka painu)

    i

    'ami henua (in, at on); to

    ia

    he, she (o'ia in the piko); the aforesaid (that mentioned already)

    Ianuali

    January

    Iulai

    July

    ikaika

    Strong

    ikiiki

    hot and humid

    imu

    a hole in the ground used to kā.lua food

    inoahope

    last name

    ipuhao

    pot

    iwi

    bone, shell

    o

    'ami nono'a (of)

    iwa.kā.lua

    Twenty

    iwi

    Bone, shell

    ola

    nvs. Life, health, well-being, living, livelihood, means of support, salvation; alive, living; curable, spared, recovered; healed; to live; to spare, save, heal, grant life, survive, thrive. (See Gram. 4.4.) Ola loa, long life, longevity. Ola ʻana, life, existence. Mālama ola, financial support, means of livelihood. Nā kālā no ke ola o ka nūpepa, money for the support of the newspaper. ʻO nā lā apau o kona ola ʻana, all the days of his life. Makamaka ola, a live friendship; a friend who extends hospitality and appreciation. I ola ʻole nei keiki, this (beloved) child did not survive. Ua loaʻa ke kāne a kuʻu hānai, a ua ola nā iwi o ke kahu hānai, my foster child has found a husband, and the foster parent will enjoy peace and comfort in life and the body will be preserved after death; lit., the bones will live, i.e., they will not fall into an enemy's hands. Ola ka inoa, the name lives on, said of a child bearing the name of an ancestor. Ola ka pōloli, hunger is satisfied. Ola ka mōʻī i ke Akua, God save the king. E ola au i ke Akua, may God grant me life; so help me God. E ola au iā ʻoe, save me, spare my life. ho.ʻōla To save, heal, cure, spare; salvation; healer; savior. Poʻe i kūʻai hoʻōla ʻia (Isa. 35.10), ransomed people. (PPN ola.)

    one hānau

    Birthplace (poetic)

    uaki

    Watch, clock

    cry (tears)

    uka

    inland

    ukana

    baggage, carried belongings

    uku

    1. nvt. Pay, payment, wages, fee, fare, toll, commission, reward, recompense, compensation, remittance, tuition, prize, fine, tax, installment, tribute; to pay, remunerate, compensate, repay, revenge. Many types of uku are listed below. Naʻu e uku, I'll pay; my treat. Kou uku, your pay, wages (paid to you). Kāu uku, your pay, wages (paid to someone else).

    uliuli

    Deep dark color, blue greenish

    ulu

    grow up

    ululāʻau

    forest

    umauma

    chest

    u'i

    good looking, beautiful

    haole

    Caucasian, especially of the general America culture

    hau

    1. n. A lowland tree (Hibiscus tiliaceus), found in many warm countries, some spreading horizontally over the ground forming impenetrable thickets, and some trained on trellises. The leaves are rounded and heart-shaped, the flowers cup-shaped, with five large petals that change through the day from yellow to dull-red. Formerly the light, tough wood served for outriggers of canoes, the bast for rope, the sap and flowers for medicine. (Neal 559-60.) Of the two varieties of hau, a rare erect one (hau oheohe) was grown for its bast and a creeping one (hau) was planted for wind-breaks. (HP 196.) See ʻau hau. (PPN fau.)

    2. nvs. Cool, iced; ice, frost, dew, snow (see ex., ʻale 1); a cool breeze; to blow, of a cool breeze. Cf. kēhau. Wai hua ʻai hau, iced fruit punch. (PPN sau.)

    3. Same as hahau 1; to hit, smite, beat, tap. (PPN faʻu sau.)

    4. Same as hahau 2; to lay before; to offer, as a sacrifice or prayer.

    5. n. A soft porous stone, as used for polishing calabashes. Rare.

    6. n. Mother-of-pearl shell. Rare.

    haumana, haumāna

    n. Student, pupil, apprentice, recruit, disciple (Mat. 10.1). Perhaps lit., to lay before one a ball of masticated food (māna); also see hau- 2. Haumana aʻo ʻoihana, technological student, trainee, apprentice. Haumana komo hou, new student, freshman. hoʻo.hau.māna To act as a pupil, become a pupil; to make pupils of.

    haupia

    n. Pudding formerly made of arrowroot (pia) and coconut cream, now usually made with cornstarch. Cf. haukō.

    hauʻoli

    nvs. Happy, glad, gay, joyful; happiness, enjoyment, joy. The common expressions Hauʻoli Makahiki Hou, Happy New Year, and hauʻoli lā hānau, happy birthday, are translations from English. Hauʻoli mau, always happy, cheerful. hoʻo.hau.ʻoli To cause happiness, gaiety, joy. Mea hoʻohauʻoli, entertainment, pleasure, treat.

    hahai

    nvt. Persons following, pursuit (FS 31); to follow, pursue, chase, hunt; to accompany, go with (For. 4:47). Kuahaua o ke ʻano e hahai ʻia ai, declaration of policy. hoʻo.hahai To cause to follow, entice; to pretend to follow.

    hakakā

    vt. To fight, quarrel; fight, duel, strife. Hakakā ʻōlelo, dispute, argument. (Kin. 26.20.) hoʻo. haka.kā To provoke a fight.

    haku

    1. n. Lord, master, overseer, employer, owner, possessor, proprietor. A chief was often addressed as ē kuʻu haku, my master. See Haku-o-Hawaiʻi. Kona haku, his lord. ʻO Iēhowa ka Haku (Isa. 50.5), the Lord Jehovah. hoʻo.haku To act as haku, dominate; to treat as a haku; to rule others, sometimes without authority; bossy. ʻA ʻole ʻoe e hoʻohaku maluna ona me ka ʻoʻolea (Oihk. 25.43), you shall not rule over him with rigor. (PCP fatu.)

    2. vt. To compose, invent, put in order, arrange; to braid, as a lei, or plait, as feathers. Cf. haku mele. Ka mahiole ʻie i haku ʻia i ka hulu o nā ʻiʻiwi (Laie 479), plaited helmet made with ʻiʻiwi feathers. (PPN fatu.)

    3. n. Core, lump, as of poi; stone, coconut sponge. Cf. pōhaku, haku maka, haku ʻōnohi. Haku ipu, pulp and seeds of melon. Haku kā koʻi (Malo 51), stone for chipping. (PPN fatu.)

    hala

    passed by, pass; ka hau o ka puhala

    1. nvi. Sin, vice, offense, fault, error; to sin (Kan. 9.21), err. See -hala manawa. Ke kala mai i ka ʻino a me ka hala (Puk. 34.7), forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin. hoʻo.hala To cause to sin, lead astray; to fail to do. (PPN sala.)

    2. vi. To pass, elapse, as time; to pass by; to miss; to pass away, die. Ua hala ka manawa, time has passed; it is late. Hala nō ka lā, the day indeed passes [enough for the day]. A hala i ka lani (Kanl. 9.1), up to heaven. He ʻelua mano a me kona hala, eight thousand and more. Kainoa a hala, it did happen; I thought it would happen. Nome hala ʻole (Kel. 42), going on without stopping. hoʻo.hala To cause to miss; to dodge, turn aside; to pass, as time. Hoʻohala lā, to spend the day. Mai ho ʻohala ʻoe iāia, do not miss him. (PPN sala.)

    3. n. The pandanus or screw pine (Pandanus odoratissimus), native from southern Asia east to Hawaiʻi, growing at low altitudes, both cultivated and wild. It is a tree with many branches, which are tipped with spiral tufts of long narrow, spine-edged leaves; its base is supported by a clump of slanting aerial roots. The pineapple-shaped fruits are borne on female trees whereas the spikes of fragrant, pollenbearing flowers are borne separately on male trees. Many uses: leaves (lau hala) for mats, baskets, hats; the yellow to red fruit sections for leis, brushes; male flowers to scent tapa, their leaflike bracts to plait mats (see hīnano). (Neal 51.) The aerial root (uleule) tip is a good source of vitamin B and cooked in ti leaves was used medicinally, although unpleasant tasting. The tree is called pū hala. The hala lei is much liked today but formerly was not worn on important ventures because hala also means failure. For the same reason some persons will not compose songs about hala. Types of hala are listed below. Pineapples are hala plus qualifier. See ex., pō 2. Puna paia ʻala i ka hala, Puna, its walls fragrant with pandanus [fragrant flowers were placed indoors in house thatching and under mats]. (PPN fara.)

    hale

    1. nvi. House, building, institution, lodge, station, hall; to have a house. Many types of hale are listed below. Ua hale mākou, we have a house. Hale i luna a i lalo, a two-story house. hoʻo.hale To lodge in a house; to receive in a house. E hoʻohale ʻia aku, he makamaka ola, extend the hospitality of the house, [he is] a friend who extends appreciation. (PPN fale.)

    2. n. Host, hospitable person. Cf. hale aikāne, hale kipa. He hale leo ʻole aku ia, he is a kindly hospitable friend.

    3. n. Name listed by Brigham for a pāwehe mat pattern; there is a central large lozenge with an enclosed rectangular figure internally enhanced with red on alternate weft crossings.

    4. Also hare. Hare. (Oihk. 11.6.)

    haleka'a

    garage

    haleki'i'oni'oni

    movie theater

    halekula

    school building

    halekūʻai

    store

    haleleka

    post office

    halepe'a

    tent

    halepule

    church

    hale'aina

    restaurant, cafeteria

    halihali

    carry, transport (cargo, baggage)

    hana'ino

    Make evil, mistreat

    hanini

    to be spilled

    hapahā

    num. One fourth, one quarter, quarter, twenty-five cents; quarterly; tribute (Kin. 30:14). Lit., fourth part. Hapahā i hala ka hola ʻeiwa, a quarter after nine o'clock. Hōʻike hapahā, quarterly report.

    hapalua

    half

    hapanui

    majority

    hāliʻi

    spread out (mat, blanket)

    nvt. A covering, spread; to spread, as a sheet. E hāliʻi ana ka hau mai ka piko o Mauna Kea (Laie 479), the snow from the summit of Mauna Kea was spread. Hāliʻi ihola i ka palaoa (2 Sam. 17.19), to spread wheat. Kā hāliʻi, asphalt surface. (PPN faaliki.)

    hā.mama

    vi. Open, as a door or obstruction; to open, gape, yawn. Uē hāmama, to cry loudly. Hāmama ka puka, the door is open. Uwoki ʻoe e hāmama ana ka waha i ka makani, be careful lest your mouth be open to the wind [and you will have cause for weeping]. hoʻo.hā.mama To open, expose; to pretend to open, yawn. Ua hoʻohāmama loa lākou i kō lākou waha iaʻu (Hal. 35.21), they opened wide their mouth against me. (PCP faamama.)

    hā.nai

    1. nvs. Foster child, adopted child; foster, adopted. Keiki hānai, foster child. Lawe hānai, to adopt a child. Makua hānai, foster parent. Kāna hānai, his adopted child.

    2. nvt. To raise, rear, feed, nourish, sustain; provider, caretaker (said affectionately of chiefs by members of the court). Cf. akua hānai, hanaiāhuhu, hanaina. Hānai holoholona, to feed and care for domestic animals. Makamaka hānai, generous and hospitable friend. Hānai ā momona, to fatten. Hānai maila ʻoia iāia i ka meli (Kanl. 32.13), he fed him the honey. (PPN faangai.)

    3. n. Body of a kōkō net carrier, and cords attached to it; fish net or trap, as for ʻoʻopu fish; kite.

    4. Same as hanahanai.

    5. n. Hawaiʻi name for mānai, needle.

    6. vi. To skim along.

    hā.nau

    1. nvi. To give birth; to lay (an egg); born; offspring, child, childbirth; productive, fertile. Hānau ʻo Hina, Hina gave birth. Hānau ʻia ʻo Hina , Hina was born. ʻIliʻili hānau, reproducing pebbles. Welo hānau, productive or prolific family. He keiki hānau ʻē, premature baby. Lā hānau, birthday. Hānau ka moa i ka hua, the chicken lays an egg. hoʻo.hā.nau To act as midwife, deliver a baby; to reproduce. (PPN faanau.)

    2. interj. Happy birthday (used in toasts).

    3. Short for hoahānau, cousin. Rare.

    hā.pai

    Pregnant; carry lift

    hā.pu'u

    hā.pu'u fern

    ha'alele

    to leave a place, abandon something

    ha'awina

    lesson

    ha'i

    inform, tell, reveal

    hā.ʻawi

    nvt. To give, grant, allot, hand, present; to bid, as at auction; to offer; to deal, as cards; a deal. Cf. haʻawina. Hāʻawi lokomaikaʻi, to give freely, open-handed. Hāʻawi wale, to give freely, gratis.

    hā.ʻawi mai

    give to (me or us)

    Hā.ʻule

    Fall (through the air)

    hā.ʻulelau

    fall (the season)

    hea

    where (always i hea, etc.)

    heihei

    race

    hele mai

    come

    helu

    number

    1. nvt. To count, number, compute, take a census, figure, enumerate, list, include, impute (Oihk. 7.18); to assess, as taxes; to chant a list of names, as of genealogy; including, counting, enumeration, census, list, rate, number, figure, total, inventory; statistics. Cf. heluhelu, huahelu, uē helu. Helu ʻekahi, number one, best. Helu ʻole ʻia, not counted, excluded. Poʻe helu ukana, shipping clerks. He mau mea helu bālota, election tellers. Mīkina helu, adding machine; comptometer. He lehulehu loa kēia poʻe, ke helu ʻia nā kāne, a me nā wāhine, these people are very many, counting men and women. hoʻo.helu Caus/sim.; numerator, in fractions; a telling, explanation.

    2. nvs. Arithmetic, score, reckoning, account; serial; volume (in a series); numbered. Pona helu, serial bond. Aʻo i ka helu, to learn arithmetic. Helu a nā kamaliʻi, children's counting [a game].

    3. A few He mau lā helu wale nō i koe, only a few days left.

    4. vt. To scratch the earth, as a hen; to dig with the fingers; to paw the earth, as an angry bull. See māhelu. Neʻepapa ka helu a ka lā i Puna-hoa, the sun scratched everywhere at Puna-hoa [a long fight]. (PPN selu.)

    5. vt. To grumble, list offenses or complaints, especially about lack of gratitude or appreciation.

    heluhelu

    read

    hema

    south, left

    hemahema

    unskilled, awkward in doing something

    hemo

    loose, unfastened (to loosen or unfasten is to wehe)

    hiamoe

    sleep

    hiapo

    first born child

    hiki

    possible, arrive

    hilahila

    shame, embarrassed, shy

    hinuhinu

    shiny

    hipa

    sheep

    hī.meni

    sing; song

    nvt. Hymn, any song not used for hulas; to sing a hīmeni. Eng. Hīmeni wae, selected hymn or anthem. Ā hīmeni aku ka poʻe hīmeni (2 Oihn. 29.28), the singers sang.

    hī.nano

    n. Male pandanus blossom. Moena hīnano, very fine mat made of the bracts of the hīnano. Cf. ʻahu hīnano. (PPN singano, PCP hi(i)nano.)

    hoaaloha

    friend

    hoe

    paddle

    hohono

    bad smelling

    hohonu

    deep

    hola

    hour; time

    holo

    run, ride on

    holoholo

    ride around, walk around for fun

    holoholona

    animal

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