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updated: 4/27/2018


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l

la    le    li    lk    ll    lo    lp    lu       

l  pronounced as , for the single letter, as when spelling a word. see pīʻāpā.

l  abbreviation for lika (liter).

la    le    li    lk    ll    lo    lp    lu    

la

laa    laae    laah    laai    laak    laal    laam    laan    laao    laap    laau    laaw    laba    lada    lae    laea    laeh    laek    lael    laem    laen    laeo    laep    laeu    laew    laha    lahe    lahi    laho    lahu    lai    laia    laie    laik    lail    laim    lain    laio    laip    lais    laka    lake    laki    lako    laku    lala    lale    lali    lalo    lalu    lama    lame    lami    lamo    lana    lani    lano    lanu    lao    laoa    laok    laol    laon    laos    lapa    lape    lapi    lapo    lapu    lati    lato    lau    laua    laud    laue    lauh    laui    lauk    laul    laum    laun    lauo    laup    lauu    lauw    lawa    lawe    

-la  see lā₆, common demon. occurring after both nouns and verbs...

lā-₁  short for lau₁, leaf, frond... with k- of the following word omitted: lāʻalo for lau kalo, taro leaf; lāʻī for lau kī, ti leaf; lāʻō for lau kō, sugar-cane leaf. Also lāʻie for lau ʻie, lākī for lau kī. TAR

lā-₂  short for lau₃, sheet; surface; blade... cf. lāʻā, lāʻiki, lālahi, lānihinihi.

lā-₃  third person, in the dual and plural pronouns only, lāua and lākou. PNP *kilaa-, PEP *laa-.

-lā  TAP

hoʻolā₁parsimonious, miserly (And.)

hoʻolā₂gray tapa, tapa in general. Kauaʻi (AP)

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see below...

  lā₁ - sun, sun heat; sunny, solar.
      lā hiki - eastern sun, rising sun; eastern.
      lā kau - setting sun.
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          ʻai lā - scorched or sunburned.
          ʻaila lā - suntan lotion, suntan oil
          ʻaila pale lā - sunscreen, the lotion. lit., ointment (to) protect (against) sun.
          ʻale ahi lā - solar granule, i.e. gigantic waves of gas which roll across the surface of the sun. ....
          ā pō ka lā - until dark.
          hawewe ikehu lā - solar energy wave.
          ikehu lā - solar energy
          ʻili pāpaʻa lā - var. spelling of ʻili pāpaʻa, sunburned or tanned skin...
          kāʻei kau lā - solar constant. lit., zone (where) sun shines.
          kaulaʻi lā - to sun, bleach in the sun; sun bath; to talk too much of family and ancestors (cf. ....
          kiko lā - sunspot.
          kope lā - sun-dried coffee beans
          lapa ahi lā - solar flare. lit., flash (of) solar fire.
          mahikina lā - crack of dawn.
          mai ka lā hiki ā ka lā kau - from sunrise to sunset (a whole day or whole life span)
          makaaniani lā - sunglasses.
          mālamalama o ka lā - sunlight
          māmā kukuna lā - speed of light. lit., speed (of) sun's ray. also māmā ....
          napoʻo ʻana o ka lā - sunset
          pā ʻana a ka lā - sunshine
          pā ka lā - The sun shines
          pale lā - awning. lit., sun protection.
          pale lā - see ʻaila pale lā, sunscreen, the lotion...
          pāpaʻa lā - sunburned, tanned; parched, dried up by the sun.
          poe lā - solar system.
          pōhaka lā - sunbeam.
          pō ka lā - nightfall
          pua nānā lā - the common sunflower (Helianthus annuus), a coarse annual herb, 1 to 4.5 m ....
          puapuaʻi lā - solar prominences, i.e. puffs of gas which gently drift above the surface of the ....
          puka ʻana o ka lā - sunrise
          pukana lā - sunrise.
          ʻūomo ikehu lā - solar panel. lit., instrument (for) sucking solar energy.
  lā₂ - day, date.
      Lā ʻAi Pelehū - Thanksgiving Day. lit., turkey-eating day.
      lā anoano - person presiding over the game of kilu. lit., quiet day.
      Lā ʻehā o Iulai - Fourth of July
      Lā ʻepa o ʻApelila - April Fools' Day
      lā hana - workday.
      lā hānau - birthday.
      Lā hāpala lehu - Ash Wednesday
      Lā Hoʻālohaloha - Thanksgiving Day. lit., day for expression of affection.
      lā hoʻano - var. spelling of lā hoʻāno, Holy day, day of worship.
      lā hoʻāno - Holy day, day of worship.
      Lā hoʻihoʻi ea - Restoration Day. Lā ....
 
    lā hoʻoheihei waʻapā - regatta day
      lā hoʻohiwahiwa - festive day
      lā hoʻokahakaha - holiday on which everyone dresses up, enjoys sports, parties. lit., display day.
      Lā hoʻokuʻikahi - Armistice Day
      Lā Hoʻomaikaʻi - Thanksgiving Day. lit., day to bless.
      lā hoʻomalolo - Day of preparation (Mat. 27.62); day before the taboo day, hence Saturday.
      lā hoʻomanaʻo - Day of commemoration, anniversary day.
      Lā hoʻopau kaua - Armistice Day
      lā huikala - Day of purification ceremonies.
      Lā kanu lāʻau - Arbor Day
      Lā Kāpaki - Sabbath Day.
      Lā kaulele - Leap Year's Day
      Lā Kau Pua - Decoration Day. lit., day to place flowers.
      lā kōʻele - days of labor required of tenants. Also kōʻele, lā paʻahao.
      lā koho - election day
      lā kula - school day
      lā kulāia - Day of celebration in honor of a chief.
      lā kūlia - lucky day
      Lā Kūʻokoʻa - Independence Day
      Lā Lū Pua - Decoration Day. lit., day to scatter flowers.
      lā maka kanaka - holiday; festive day on which people gathered for parties and celebrations. lit., ....
      lā noa - weekday. lit., day without taboo.
      lā o ka lei - lei day
      Lā o nā mākuahine - Mother's Day
      lā paʻahao - days of labor required of tenants. Also kōʻele, lā kōʻele.
      lā piha makahiki - birthday.
      lā pōmaikaʻi - lucky day
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          ʻapōpō ā ia lā aku - tomorrow.
          kula hele lā - day school. lit., school daily going.
          kula lā - day school.
          laina helu lā - international date line. lit., line (for) counting days.
          makahiki lā keu - leap year. lit., extra-day year.
          nehinei ā ia lā aku - day before yesterday
          nūpepa puka lā - daily newspaper.
          ʻōheahea hoʻi kēia lā - lazy weather
          ʻōheahea ka lā - sleepy day
          o ia lā hoʻokahi nō - that very day
          ola lā - per diem, i.e. a daily allowance for living expenses while traveling in connection ....
          pāʻina lā hānau - birthday party
          puka lā - to appear daily; daily.
          puka lā - to come out daily, as a newspaper.
          uku ola lā - per diem, i.e. a daily allowance for living expenses while traveling in connection ....
          uku ola lā - per diem. lit., pay (for ) daily living.
  lā₃ - a sail.
  lā₄ - fin.
      lā kea - white fin.
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          iʻa ʻulaʻula lā kea - white-marked goldfish. lit., white-finned red fish.
          nīʻau lā - ray, i.e. one of the bony spines supporting the membrane of a fish's fin. ....
  lā₅ - each of two cross sticks holding corners of the dip net called ʻupena ʻākiʻikiʻi.
  lā₆ - common demon. occurring after both nouns and verbs, and as the last part of the ....
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          aia lā - There! I told you so! There it is!
          ai lā - short for aia lā, There!...
          ā laʻa lā - see laʻa₂, Serves you right! I told you so!...
          e (verb) lā - similar to e (verb) nei, except that indicates action away.
          eia lā - same as eia ala, here, here it is; you over there, you...
          ke (verb) lā - denoting present tense at a distance from the speaker. cf. ke (verb) nei.
          mehe mea lā - as if, seems, as though
          ʻoia aʻe lā nō - it's all right
          pehea lā - I don't know; somehow; So how! (in answer to a question with pehea that ....
          ua kanaka lā - that aforementioned person
          ua ... lā - aforementioned
  lā₇ - expressing doubt, uncertainty.
  lā₈ - the letter 'l'.
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          kesa kesa lā - extra extra large, XXL (clothing size)
          kesa lā - extra large. XL (clothing size)
  lā₉ - sixth note on the musical scale, la.
  lā₁₀ - common refrain in songs, as in EM 90.
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           lae lā lae - var. spelling of lae la lae, syllables repeated in songs at ends of verses to mark time and for gay effect...

lā₁  nvs. sun, sun heat; sunny, solar. see ex. lolo, brain. [PPn *laʻaa, sun]

hoʻolāto sun, put out in the sunlight

lā₂  n. day, date. [Pn(EP) *raʻaa, day (period of time)]

ia aʻe, ia aʻefrom day to day

Ka i ala hou ai ka Haku.The day the Lord rose; Easter (Protestant).

kēia today

kākou i kēia .We have much sun today.

LāpuleSunday

Poʻe Hoʻāno o Hope Nei.Latter-Day Saints; lit., saint people of these last days.

  n. day, date. no abbreviation. format for date in Hawaiian: day/month/year: 11 Iune 2002. June 11, 2002. abbreviations use Roman numerals for month to avoid confusion: 10/vi/02 6/10/02. see palena pau.

lā₃  n. a sail. [(AN) PPn *laa, a sail]CAN

lā₄  n. fin. cf. lālākea. FIS

kua dorsal fin

  n. fin, as of a fish, general term. FIS

o ka iʻathe fins of a fish

nīʻau ray, i.e. one of the bony spines supporting the membrane of a fish's fin

lā₅  n. each of two cross sticks holding corners of the dip net called ʻupena ʻākiʻikiʻi. NET

lā₆  demon. common demon. occurring after both nouns and verbs, and as the last part of the demon. kēlā that (far, see table 12 in (Gram. 7.2)) and pēlā, like that; following directionals it is usually unstressed and written as the concluding part of the directional (aʻela, akula, ihola, maila). It occurs also in the sequence ua (noun) , that aforementioned. A var. is ala₅. (Gram. 7.4)   PNP *laa.

he kanaka kēlāthat's a human

hele maila ʻoiahe came

maikaʻi pēlā[it's] good that way

ua kanaka that aforementioned person

lā₇  part. expressing doubt, uncertainty. (Gram. 7.5)  

He aha kēlā mea? He aha ?What's that thing? I don't know (or care).

I ʻai ʻia e aha?To be eaten for what purpose?

ʻO wai kona inoa? ʻO wai ?What's his name? I don't know (or care).

Pehea ihola kona manaʻo?What then may be his opinion?

Pehea !How, I don't know.

lā₈  n. the letter 'l'. Eng.

lā₉  n. sixth note on the musical scale, la. Eng. MUS

  n. la, the sixth note on the musical scale. see pākōlī. MUS

lā₁₀  interj. common refrain in songs, as in (EM 90).

laʻa₁  vs. sacred, holy, devoted, consecrated, set apart or reserved as for sacred purposes, dedicated. cf. laʻahia. bc [PPn *laka, sacred] [Kapu; hana ʻia a kūlana kaʻawale i mea na ke akua a aliʻi paha.]₁₄

hoʻolaʻato consecrate, dedicate, sanctify, bless, hallow

ka hoʻolaʻa ʻanathe consecration, dedication

lāhui laʻaconsecrated nation

mea laʻaconsecrated or holy one or thing

laʻa₂  vs.
  • cursed, defiled (Kanl. 22.9) ,
  • bound under an oath,
  • doomed to death or destruction (FS 120–3),
  • in great trouble.
 
bc [A laʻa lā: Maikaʻi kou pilikia ʻana, kou ʻeha ʻana a pē‘ālŠ aku!]FIS

A laʻa hāʻule .There you did fall.

A laʻa i ke aʻu.So you did get jabbed by a swordfish. [get into trouble]

Ā laʻa, ā laʻa .So you did get in trouble, hurt, serves you right! I told you so!

E mālama hoʻi ʻoukou ʻoukou iho i mea i laʻa, o laʻa ʻoukou i ʻoukou lawe ʻana i mea laʻa, a hoʻolilo ʻoukou i ka ʻIseraʻela i mea laʻa, a hoʻopilikia hoʻi lākou.Protect yourselves from accursed things, lest ye make yourselves accursed, when ye take of the accursed thing, and make of the Israelites a cursed thing, and indeed cause them trouble. (Ios. 6.18)

laʻa₃  n. time, season (perhaps short for lāʻau and a missionary introduction). cf. laʻa make, laʻa ua, laʻa ʻula, laʻa ulu. bc

laʻa₄  same as palai ʻula, a fern. bc FER

laʻa₅  to propagate plants by inarching [to graft by uniting a growing branch to a stock without separating the branch from its parent stock]. cf. kākiwi. (AP) bc PLA

laʻa₆  vs. also, together with, so, besides, such as, like. bc

e laʻa me kēiabesides this, like this, for instance, thus, such as this

ʻO ka launa nui aku i ka wahine ʻē, e laʻa me ka wahine i ke kāne ʻē.Much association with a different woman, as well as the woman with a different man.

Laʻa  placename. old name for ʻŌlaʻa, Hawaiʻi, a legendary area for collecting bird feathers. (PH 34; UL 41) Lane, Kapālama section, Honolulu, named for the John Laʻa family. (TM). lit.: dedicated.

lāʻā  n. width, breadth, as of cloth. cf. laulā.

lāʻaeʻoia  n. past days of youth, strength, beauty, prosperity.

I lāʻaeʻoia, ua hele wale ʻia kēia kai e aʻu.In the good, long-ago days, the sea was often traveled by me.

lāʻahaʻaina  n. feast day.

-laʻa hale 

hoʻolaʻa halededication of a house; to dedicate a house

laʻahia [laʻa·hia]  pas/imp. of laʻa₁, sacred, holy, devoted..., laʻa₂, cursed, defiled... [Ka mea hemolele a kapu hoʻi. Ke kūlana kapu a hemolele paha o kekahi mea. Kapu, laʻa.],₁₀,₁₄BIR

ʻAʻohe kani leo o manu o Olaʻa, ua laʻahia au me ke kuhi hewa.The voices of the Olaʻa birds sing no more, I am cursed by illusion [or: I have held myself apart for an illusion]. (song)

laʻa i ka pōʻino  doomed (EH)

Lā ʻAi Pelehū [ ʻai pele·]  n. Thanksgiving Day. lit., turkey-eating day. rare. 

laʻa kea  n. sacred light, sacred things of day, as sunshine, knowledge, happiness. lit., light sacredness. cf. laʻa uli, sacred or doomed darkness...

E nānā ʻia ka pulapula i ka laʻa kea i ka laʻa uli.May the descendants be cared for in times of light and times of misfortune.

ʻO Pele ia aliʻi o Hawaiʻi, he aliʻi no laʻa uli, no laʻa kea.Pele is a chiefess of Hawaiʻi, chiefess of sacred darkness and of sacred light. (prayer)

Laʻakea [Laʻa-kea]  placename. street and place, Foster Village subdivision, Hālawa, Waipahu qd., Oʻahu. Name suggested by Mary Kawena Pukui in 1956. lit.: sacred light, as of sunshine, happiness, or knowledge.

-laʻalaʻa  see lāʻau, tree, plant, wood; medicine, medical... rare. 

hoʻolaʻalaʻavar. of hoʻolāʻau, insist, urge...

laʻalāʻau [laʻa·lāʻau]  n. small sticks, twigs, herbs, shrubs, bush. (Puk. 3.2) bc PLA

laʻalāʻauhedge

laʻalāʻau [laʻa··ʻau]  n. bush, shrub. PLA

wao laʻalāʻaualpine shrubland

lāʻalo  n. mature taro tops too tough to eat, and good only for wrapping (contraction of lau kalo, taro leaf). [Lau kalo oʻo loa e kokoke ana e pala melemele a maloʻo.]₁₄TAR

laʻaloa₁ [laʻa·loa]  n. varieties of small, narrow-bodied kitchen roaches including the brown-banded cockroach (Supella supellectilium) and the German cockroach (Blatella germanica or Symploce hospes). Perhaps named for Olaʻa, Hawaiʻi. INS

ʻelelū laʻaloaGerman cockroach (Blattella germanica)

laʻaloa₂ [laʻa·loa]  var. of olaʻaloa, a variety of hard taro. TAR

Laʻaloa [Laʻa-loa]  placename. land sections, Kailua qd., Hawaiʻi. A heiau here was called Leleiwi (bone altar); the famous priest Hāwaʻe, who served under chief Ehukaipo, lived here. lit.: very sacred.

Laʻalūʻau [laʻa·lūʻau]  n. name of a legendary people who were said to worship images and not gods, in the time of Wākea or of Hawaiʻi Loa. also Lālālūʻau. (For. 6:266, 271)

Laʻamaikahiki [Laʻa-mai-Kahiki]  an early immigrant brought from Kahiki by Kila. He introduced image worship in the form of an image called Lonoikaʻoualiʻi lit., sacredness from afar. (HM 359)

laʻa make  S  n. season when plants die or grow slowly, like autumn in cooler climates. lit., dead season. PLA

Laʻamaomao  goddess of winds (EH)

Laʻamea  one of Kalākaua's middle names. (reportedly an alternate spelling for laʻamia, calabash tree)...

laamia.jpgborder=0laʻamia [laʻa·mia]  n. calabash tree (Crescentia cujete), introduced from tropical America, fruit used for hula rattle with aliʻipoe seeds. (Neal 771)PLA TRE HUL

laʻana  n. example; specimen. cf. kumu hoʻohālike, example, model, as of behavior..., hāpana, sample, as a small part of a larger whole...

E haʻi mai i laʻana o ka iʻa keʻokeʻo.Give me an example of a white fish.

laʻana hōʻolecounterexample

lā anoano [ ano·ano]  n. person presiding over the game of kilu. lit., quiet day. (Malo 217, Emerson note)SPO

laʻa ʻole  profane (not sacred) (EH)

lāʻape [·ʻape]  n. monstera. (climbing plant) PLA

-lāʻau  FIS

hoʻolāʻauto insist, urge persistently; continuously, persistently, endlessly

Hoʻolāʻau ka ʻai ʻana a ka iʻa.The fish ate ceaselessly.

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lāʻau

see below...

  lāʻau₁ - tree, plant, wood, timber, forest, thicket, stick, pole, rod, splinter, ....
      lāʻau ʻai - chopstick.
      lāʻau ʻaila - castor-oil plant; lit., oil plant.
      lāʻau alakaʻi - conductor's baton
      lāʻau aliʻi - children of chiefs by second matings; their children were termed laʻa uli.
      lāʻau ana - yardstick, ruler, surveying rod, measuring stick.
      lāʻau ana ʻāina - range pole, surveying rod.
      lāʻau ana kiʻekiʻena - elevation pole, as for surveying. lit., elevation surveying rod.
      lāʻau haʻahaʻa - bush, shrub
      lāʻau haʻinole - stimulant. lit., drug (for) stimulating.
      lāʻau hānō₂ - Jimson weed (Datura stramonium), a cosmopolitan weed, related to ....
      lāʻau hihi - vine.
      lāʻau hili - switch, club.
      lāʻau hoʻokaʻa - rolling pin, any wooden roller.
      lāʻau hoʻokani pahu - drumstick. lit., drumplaying stick. cf. ʻuha moa.
      lāʻau hoʻopololei - splint.
      lāʻau hoʻowali ʻai - implement for mixing poi or poi palaoa.
      lāʻau hū - any gum-producing tree or plant, as candlenut, spruce.
      lāʻau iki ʻai ʻia - edible herb. cf. Roma 14.2. lit., small eaten plant.
      lāʻau kaʻa - cypress (RSV), fir tree (KJV) (Zek. 11.2); ....
      lāʻau kaha - boom of a vessel. lit., turning stick.
      lāʻau kahi hā - one-by-four lumber.
      lāʻau kalakala - lantana. lit., thorny plant.
      lāʻau Kalikimaka - Christmas tree.
      lāʻau kamaʻāina - native plant
      lāʻau kāpalapala - bamboo stamp for marking tapas. lit., printing stick.
      lāʻau kaukahi - balance beam. lit., solitary rod.
      lāʻau kau lole - hanger, when made of wood. lit., wood (for) placing clothes.
      lāʻau kaulua - parallel bars. lit., double rods.
      lāʻau keʻa - wooden cross or crucifix; bar to hold a gate shut, brace, bolt.
      lāʻau ke kino - rigor mortis
      lāʻau kī - bar to hold a gate shut, bolt.
      lāʻau kia - stick for snaring birds.
      lāʻau kia manu - snaring stick for birds
      lāʻau kiʻi - easel.
      lāʻau kinipōpō - ball bat of any kind.
      lāʻau kolo - creeping plant, trailing plant
      lāʻau kū - house post, post, doorpost; mast. lit., standing stick.
      lāʻau kuhikuhi - pointer, as used in a classroom.
      lāʻau kuʻi - ladder, tree with crosspieces used as a ladder. lit., joined wood.
      lāʻau kuʻi kope - coffee huller.
      lāʻau kuʻi palu - wooden palu pestle.
      lāʻau kukū - briar, thicket, thorny tree
      lāʻau kumu ʻole - parasite. lit., plant without foundation. A legendary koa tree with this ....
      lāʻau kūpeʻe - stocks, wooden fetters, handcuffs. lit., bracelet sticks.
      lāʻau lālau mea ʻai - var. spelling of lāʻau lālau meaʻai, chopsticks.
      lāʻau lālau meaʻai - chopsticks.
      lāʻau lalo - boom of a vessel. lit., down stick.
      lāʻau lawe ʻia mai - intoduced plant
      lāʻau liʻiliʻi - small bush, plant, or stick.
      lāʻau loke - rosewood.
      lāʻau lua hā - two-by-four lumber.
      lāʻau mai nā ʻāina ʻē - intoduced plant
      lāʻau mākaʻi - policeman's club.
      lāʻau malihini - intoduced plant
      lāʻau melomelo - bait stick
      lāʻau moekū - wooden bedstead.
      lāʻau ʻōhikihiki niho - toothpick. lit., stick to pick teeth.
      lāʻau o nā moʻolelo - legendary trees
      lāʻau ʻoʻoi - bramble, briar, thorny tree.
      lāʻau pā - drug to cause abortion.
      lāʻau paepae - boom of a vessel.
      lāʻau paheʻe - see paheʻe₃, dart-throwing.
      lāʻau pahupahu - billiard cue. lit., billiard stick.
      lāʻau paʻi kinipōpō - ball bat, tennis racket, pingpong paddle; any kind of paddle for slapping a ball. ....
      lāʻau paina - pine tree
      lāʻau pālau - fighting club.
      lāʻau palupalu - herbs, tender vegetables.
      lāʻau pauka makika - punk for mosquitoes. lit., stick mosquito powder.
      lāʻau pili - name of a gambling game. lit., betting stick.
      lāʻau pulupulu - cotton swab, Q-tip. lit., cotton stick.
      lāʻau rose - var. spelling of lāʻau loke, rosewood...
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          ʻakihi poʻo lāʻau - the nuku puʻu honey creeper of Hawaiʻi (Hemignathus wilsoni).
          ʻalaea lāʻau - lipstick plant.
          hale kāpiʻo ʻili lāʻau - rude hut made of bent branches or uprights covered with bark.
          hale kau lāʻau - treehouse.
          hale lāʻau - wooden or frame building.
          hale lālā lāʻau - house made of branches, booth (Oihk. 23.42), shanty. lit., tree-branch house.
          hāmale lāʻau - wooden mallet or hammer.
          hāuna lāʻau - stroke or thrust of the war club.
          hū lāʻau - pitch, resin.
          hula lāʻau pili - name of hulas performed for the coronation of Kalākaua, probably stick hulas.
          ʻili lāʻau - tree bark.
          ʻiʻo lāʻau - grain of wood; heart of wood.
          kaʻa lāʻau - to wield a war club; to send a curse by playing with seeming innocence with four or ....
          kākā lāʻau - spear fencing; to fence.
          kālai lāʻau - woodcutter; to cut wood.
          kau lāʻau - growing in a tree; to be in a tree; all kinds of epiphytic plants.
          kau lāʻau - arborial. lit., set (on a) tree.
          keʻa lāʻau - a stick game like peewee: one player pries a small stick up from the ground with a ....
          kī lāʻau - wooden key or latch, as in a gate.
          kui lāʻau - wooden peg, especially as made of hardwood and used in mending bowls.
          kui lāʻau - wooden peg.
          kumu lāʻau - var. spelling of kumulāʻau, tree.
          lae lāʻau - forested point, whether at sea or inland.
          Lā kanu lāʻau - Arbor Day
          lele lāʻau - pole vaulting; to pole vault.
          lio lāʻau - merry-go-round; horse on a merry-go-round; sawhorse; wooden horse, as used in ....
          loke lāʻau - wood rose.
          maha lāʻau - clump or grove of trees.
          māla lāʻau huaʻai - orchard.
          manu pao lāʻau - woodpecker. lit., bird (that) pecks wood.
          moku lāʻau - grove of trees.
          moʻo kā lāʻau - long-tailed lizard, found on trees. lit., lizard that strikes trees.
          mū ʻai lāʻau - termite
          nohu poʻo lāʻau - it was believed that its eggs hatched into sharks. lit., wooden-headed nohu.
          ʻōhelo kau lāʻau - a native bush (Vaccinium calycinum) related to the ʻōhelo₁ but ....
          oka lāʻau - wood shavings, sawdust.
          oka lāʻau - sawdust.
          ʻōniu lāʻau - to ward off clubs, as in mock warfare.
          pāʻani lāʻau - any stick game.
          paʻapū i ka ulu lāʻau - forested, wooded
          palai lāʻau - a small native fern (Adenophorus pinnatifidis), with narrow fronds 10 to 40 ....
          papa lāʻau - board, plank, any large wooden platter, lumber.
          pāpā lāʻau - to fence, to hit repeatedly with sticks.
          papa lāʻau mānoanoa - plank. lit., wide wooden board.
          pepeiao lāʻau - lit., tree ear.
          pine lāʻau - peg
          poʻo lāʻau - stock (as of a gun)
          pōpō wehi lāʻau Kalikimaka - Christmas ball, the tree ornament.
          pūhā lāʻau - hollow in a tree.
          puhi lāʻau - a variety of eel (Myrichthys maculosus). lit., wood eel.
          puʻupuʻu lāʻau - knot, lump, as on a tree trunk; knothold.
          ua kū koʻu lima i ka lāʻau - I have a splinter in my hand
          uka lāʻau - forested uplands.
          ʻuku lāʻau - wood-eating beetle.
          ulu lāʻau - forest, grove of trees. orchard HE
          ulu lāʻau makai - forest of the sea (of a fleet at sea).
          ʻumeke lāʻau - wooden bowl.
          wai pūʻolo i ka lau lāʻau - an ancient name for ice. lit., water in a package of tree leaves, so called because ....
          wao lāʻau - same as wao nahele, inland forest region, jungle, desert...
  lāʻau₂ - medicine, medical.
      lāʻau hamo - salve, ointment. lit., rubbing medicine.
      lāʻau hānō₁ - asthma medicine.
      lāʻau hoʻohanuhanu - inhalant.
      lāʻau hoʻohemo keiki - potion to cause abortion
      lāʻau hoʻohiamoe - drug, narcotic, soporific, medicine to cause sleep, chloroform.
      lāʻau hoʻoikaika - tonic, any medicine that strengthens.
      lāʻau hoʻoloha - depressant. lit., drug which causes depression.
      lāʻau hoʻoluaʻi - same as lāʻau hoʻopiʻi, emetic...
      lāʻau hoʻomāʻeʻele - anesthetic. lit., medicine (to) anesthetize.
      lāʻau hoʻomaʻemaʻe hale - household product, i.e. any of a variety of products used for cleaning floors, ....
      lāʻau hoʻomake mū - insecticide. lit., medicine to kill insects.
      lāʻau hoʻomālielie - tranquilizer.
      lāʻau hoʻomālū - barbiturate.
      lāʻau hoʻomalule kino - narcotic, drug. lit., medicine to relax the body.
      lāʻau hoʻomoe - same as lāʻau hoʻohiamoe, drug, narcotic, soporific, medicine to cause sleep, chloroform...
      lāʻau hoʻonahā - cathartic medicine.
      lāʻau hoʻonoenoe - drug, as opium. lit., befogging plant.
      lāʻau hoʻopā - medicine to prevent fecundation.
      lāʻau hoʻopaheʻe - lubrication
      lāʻau hoʻopalupalu - lubrication
      lāʻau hoʻopalupalu ʻili - skin lotion
      lāʻau hoʻopiʻi - emetic. lit., medicine to make come up.
      lāʻau hoʻopiʻipiʻi - same as lāʻau hoʻopiʻi, emetic.
      lāʻau hoʻopūhiʻu - kind of medicine
      lāʻau ʻino - drugs, illegal drugs, intoxicating drugs...
      lāʻau kāhea - a type of faith healing of broken or crushed bones or sprains. lit., calling ....
      lāʻau koʻokoʻo - vaccine. lit., support medicine.
      lāʻau lapaʻau - medicine. lit., curing medicine.
      lāʻau make - poison.
      lāʻau make - poison.
      lāʻau make haipilikia - pesticide. lit., poison (for) pests. also lāʻau haipilikia.
      lāʻau make kalina - fungicide. lit., fungus poison.
      lāʻau make nāhelehele - herbicide. lit., poison (for) weeds.
      lāʻau mimi kō - insulin. lit., diabetes medicine.
      lāʻau moe - same as lāʻau hoʻohiamoe, drug, narcotic, soporific, medicine to cause sleep, chloroform...
      lāʻau ʻona - narcotic drug. lit., intoxicating drug.
      lāʻau piʻi - var. of lāʻau hoʻopiʻi, emetic...
      lāʻau wai hamo - lotion
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          ʻeke wai lāʻau - intravenous bag.
          hale kāwili lāʻau - pharmacy, drug store.
          hale kūʻai lāʻau - drugstore, pharmacy.
          hale lāʻau lapaʻau - pharmacy, drug store
          ʻihi lāʻau - Marsilea villosa. lit., medicinal sorrel. Niʻihau.
          kāwili lāʻau - to mix ingredients, drugs, medicine; pharmacist, druggist.
          kuhikuhi lāʻau - prescription for medicinal drugs or medication; to prescribe, as a medication).
          kui hoʻokomo lāʻau - syringe, hypodermic needle
          kui hou lāʻau - hypodermic needle.
          mahele lāʻau - portion of medicine, dose.
          mea kāwili lāʻau - druggist
          paʻipaʻi lāʻau - chemistry
          pākela ʻai lāʻau - to overdose on drugs. lit., take drugs to excess.
          poho lāʻau pōulia - first aid kit. lit., emergency medical pouch.
          pōpō lāʻau lapaʻau - medicine wrapped in leaves.
          waihona lāʻau lapaʻau - medicine cabinet. lit., cabinet (for) medicine.
  lāʻau₃ - lump or knot in the flesh, as eased by the rubbing kahi massage; to feel ....
  lāʻau₄ - picture frame.
  lāʻau₅ - general name for canoe endpiece.
      lāʻau hope - after endpiece of a canoe.
      lāʻau ihu - bow endpiece of a canoe.
  lāʻau₆ - nights of the moon beginning with Lāʻau, see: Lāʻau Kū ....
      Lāʻau Kū Kahi - eighteenth day of the lunar month.
      Lāʻau Kū Lua - nineteenth day of the lunar month.
      Lāʻau Pau - twentieth day of the lunar month.

lāʻau₁ [·ʻau]  S  nvs.
  • tree, plant, wood, timber, forest, thicket,
  • stick, pole, rod, splinter, club;
  • blow or stroke of a club;
  • strength, rigidness, hardness; stiff, as wood.
  • male erection;
  • to have formed mature wood, as of a seedling; wooden, woody;
 
bc [PPn *raʻa-kau, wood, tree]BIR PLA TRE

hoʻolāʻauto form mature wood, as of a shrub; to gather in trees, as birds

kumulāʻautree

Ua hele ke kino ā lāʻau.The body is stiff in rigor mortis.

lāʻau [·ʻau]  n. wood.

papa pānela lāʻauwood paneling

lāʻau₂ [·ʻau]  nvs. medicine, medical. bc ILL SCI

hoʻohuihui lāʻau,chemistry

paʻipaʻi lāʻau,chemistry

lāʻau [·ʻau]  n. medicine, medicinal drug, medication. MED

ʻai i ka lāʻauto take medicine

inu i ka lāʻauto take (liquid) medicine

lāʻau kūʻai waleover-the-counter drug or medication

lāʻau kuhikuhiprescription drug or medication

lāʻau₃  nvi. lump or knot in the flesh, as eased by the rubbing kahi massage; to feel such a knot or stiffness; cramp. Charley horse; to have a cramp. bc ILL

lāʻau₄  n. picture frame. bc

lāʻau₅  n. general name for canoe endpiece. see lāʻau hope, lāʻau ihu. bc CAN

lāʻau₆  nights of the moon beginning with Lāʻau, see:
    Lāʻau Kū Kahi - 18th day of the lunar month...
    Lāʻau Kū Lua - 19th day of the lunar month...
    Lāʻau Pau - 20th day of the lunar month...
see also (Malo Ch. 12: Divisions of the year, 30-36).
bc [Pn(EP) *raakau, a phase of the moon (full moon and/or third quarter)]

Lāʻau  placename. ridge, Hanalei district, Kauaʻi. see Honopū. Hill, Hāmākua, Hāwaiʻi. Point, southwest tip of Molokaʻi. Also called Kalaeokalāʻau. (UL 240.) Street, Ala Wai section, Honolulu. lit.: wood.

laʻa ua  n. rainy season. WIN

lāʻauʻai  n. chopsticks.

lāʻau ʻai [·ʻau ʻai]  n. chopstick.

lāʻau ʻaila  n. castor-oil plant; lit., oil plant. also kolī, pāʻaila, kaʻapehā, kamākou. PLA

lāʻauʻala  n. fragrant wood, especially sandalwood. [Lāʻau ʻala: kekahi inoa no ka ʻiliahi.]₁₄

lāʻau alakaʻi  n. conductor's baton (HE)

lāʻau aliʻi  n. children of chiefs by second matings; their children were termed laʻa uli. (Kam. 64:6)

lāʻau ana  n. yardstick, ruler, surveying rod, measuring stick.

lāʻau ana ʻāina [·ʻau ana ʻāina]  n. range pole, surveying rod. see lāʻau ana kiʻekiʻena, lena māka.

lāʻau ana kiʻekiʻena [·ʻau ana kiʻe·kiʻena]  n. elevation pole, as for surveying. lit., elevation surveying rod. see lāʻau ana ʻāina, lena māka.

lāʻau haʻahaʻa  bush, shrub (EH)

lāʻau haʻinole [·ʻau haʻi·nole]  n. stimulant. lit., drug (for) stimulating. MED

lāʻau hamo  n. salve, ointment. lit., rubbing medicine. ILL

lāʻau hānō₁ [lāʻau ·]  n. asthma medicine. ILL

lāʻau hānō₂ [lāʻau ·]  n. Jimson weed (Datura stramonium), a cosmopolitan weed, related to nānāhonua (Brugmansia candida), a coarse annual herb with white or pale purple or blue trumpet-shaped flowers 5 to 10 cm long and spiny fruits about 5 cm long. The plant is strongly narcotic and poisonous. A drug called stramonium, extracted from dried leaves and flowering tops, is used to treat asthma. also kīkānia, kīkānia haole. (Neal 750)PLA FLO

Laʻauhihaʻihaʻi [Laʻa-uhi-haʻihaʻi]  placename. land area, Kōloa district, Kauaʻi. lit.: broken yam vine.

lāʻau hihi, lāʻauhihi  S  n. vine. [He lāʻau wīwī loa o ke kumu a he kolo ke ʻano o ka ulu ʻana a hihia me nā lāʻau ʻē aʻe e puni ana.]₁₀PLA

lāʻauhihi  S   var. spelling of lāʻau hihi, vine...

lāʻau hili  n. switch, club.

lāʻau hoʻohanuhanu [lāʻau hoʻo·hanu·hanu]  n. inhalant.

lāʻau hoʻohemo keiki  potion to cause abortion (EH)

lāʻau hoʻohiamoe [lāʻau hoʻo·hia·moe]  n. drug, narcotic, soporific, medicine to cause sleep, chloroform. ILL

lāʻau hoʻoikaika [lāʻau hoʻo·ikaika]  n. tonic, any medicine that strengthens. ILL

lāʻau hoʻokaʻa [lāʻau hoʻo·kaʻa]  n. rolling pin, any wooden roller.

lāʻau hoʻokani pahu [lāʻau hoʻo·kani pahu]  n. drumstick. lit., drumplaying stick. cf. ʻuha moa.

lāʻau hoʻoloha [·ʻau hoʻo·loha]  n. depressant. lit., drug which causes depression. MED

lāʻau hoʻoluaʻi [lāʻau hoʻo·luaʻi]  same as lāʻau hoʻopiʻi, emetic... ILL

lāʻau hoʻomāʻeʻele [·ʻau hoʻo·māʻeʻele]  n. anesthetic. lit., medicine (to) anesthetize. see hoʻomāʻeʻele. MED

lāʻau hoʻomaʻemaʻe hale [·ʻau hoʻo·maʻe·maʻe hale]  n. household product, i.e. any of a variety of products used for cleaning floors, sinks, etc. Niʻihau.

lāʻau hoʻomake mū [lāʻau hoʻo·make ]  S  n. insecticide. lit., medicine to kill insects. INS ILL

lāʻau hoʻomālielie [lāʻau hoʻo··lie·lie]  n. tranquilizer. ILL

lāʻau hoʻomālū [·ʻau hoʻomā·]  n. barbiturate. MED

He lāʻau ka lāʻau hoʻomālū no ka hana ʻana a mālie ke kino me ka hoʻomaka hiamoe hoʻi.Barbiturates are used to calm the body and make one drowsy.

lāʻau hoʻomalule kino [lāʻau hoʻo·malule kino]  n. narcotic, drug. lit., medicine to relax the body. ILL

lāʻau hoʻomoe [lāʻau hoʻo·moe]  same as lāʻau hoʻohiamoe, drug, narcotic, soporific, medicine to cause sleep, chloroform... ILL

lāʻau hoʻonahā [lāʻau hoʻo·nahā]  n. cathartic medicine. ILL

lāʻau hoʻonoenoe [lāʻau hoʻo·noe·noe]  n. drug, as opium. lit., befogging plant. PLA

lāʻau hoʻopā [lāʻau hoʻo·]  n. medicine to prevent fecundation. ILL

lāʻau hoʻopaheʻe  lubrication (EH)

lāʻau hoʻopalupalu  lubrication (EH)

lāʻau hoʻopalupalu ʻili  skin lotion (EH)

lāʻau hoʻopiʻi [lāʻau hoʻo·piʻi]  n. emetic. lit., medicine to make come up. ILL

lāʻau hoʻopiʻipiʻi [lāʻau hoʻo·piʻi·piʻi]  same as lāʻau hoʻopiʻi, emetic. lit., medicine to make come up...

lāʻau hoʻopololei [lāʻau hoʻo·polo·lei]  S  n. splint. ILL

lāʻau hoʻopūhiʻu  kind of medicine (EH)

lāʻau hoʻowali ʻai [lāʻau hoʻo·wali ʻai]  n. implement for mixing poi or poi palaoa. POI

lāʻau hope  n. after endpiece of a canoe. CAN

lāʻau hū  n. any gum-producing tree or plant, as candlenut, spruce. PLA TRE

lāʻau ihu  n. bow endpiece of a canoe. CAN

lāʻau iki ʻai ʻia  n. edible herb. cf. (Roma 14.2) . lit., small eaten plant. PLA

lāʻau ʻino  drugs, illegal drugs, intoxicating drugs...

Aia he mau polokalamu no ka hoʻoponopono ola ʻana i ka poʻe hei lāʻau ʻino.There are programs for rehabilitating drug abusers.

lāʻau kaʻa  n.
  • cypress (RSV),
  • fir tree (KJV) (Zek. 11.2) ;
  • terebinth (RSV),
  • elm (KJV) (Hos. 4.13) ;
  • conifer.
TRE

lāʻau kaha  n. boom of a vessel. lit., turning stick. CAN

lāʻau kāhea [lāʻau ·hea]  n. a type of faith healing of broken or crushed bones or sprains. lit., calling medicine. ILL

Lāʻaukahi [Lāʻau-kahi]  placename. peak, Kōloa district, Kauaʻi. lit.: lone tree.

lāʻau kahi hā  n. one-by-four lumber.

lāʻau kalakala [lāʻau kala·kala]  n. lantana. lit., thorny plant. see lākana. PLA

lāʻau Kalikimaka [lāʻau kaliki·maka]  n. Christmas tree. TRE

lāʻau kamaʻāina  native plant (EH)

lāʻau kāpalapala [lāʻau ·pala·pala]  S  n. bamboo stamp for marking tapas. lit., printing stick. TAP

lāʻau kaukahi [·ʻau kau·kahi]  n. balance beam. lit., solitary rod. cf. lāʻau kaulua.

lāʻau kau lole [·ʻau kau lole]  n. hanger, when made of wood. lit., wood (for) placing clothes. see uea kau lole, mea kau lole, ʻea kau lole.

lāʻau kaulua [·ʻau kau·lua]  n. parallel bars. lit., double rods. cf. lāʻau kaukahi. SPO

lāʻau kaulua kaulikeeven parallel bars

lāʻau kaulua kaulike ʻoleuneven parallel bars

lāʻau keʻa  n. wooden cross or crucifix; bar to hold a gate shut, brace, bolt.

lāʻau ke kino  rigor mortis (EH)

lāʻau kī  n. bar to hold a gate shut, bolt. cf. , key.

lāʻau kia  n. stick for snaring birds. cf. kia manu. BIR

lāʻau kia manu  snaring stick for birds (EH)

lāʻau kiʻi  n. easel.

lāʻau kinipōpō [lāʻau kini··]  n. ball bat of any kind.

lāʻau kolo  creeping plant, trailing plant (EH)

lāʻau koʻokoʻo [·ʻau koʻo·koʻo]  n. vaccine. lit., support medicine. MED

lāʻau kū  n. house post, post, doorpost; mast. lit., standing stick. cf. pou. rare. 

lāʻau kuhikuhi [·ʻau kuhi·kuhi]  n. pointer, as used in a classroom. see lāʻau.

lāʻau kuʻi  n. ladder, tree with crosspieces used as a ladder. lit., joined wood. (PH 174)TRE

lāʻau kuʻi kope  n. coffee huller.

lāʻau kuʻi palu  n. wooden palu pestle.

Lāʻau Kū Kahi  n. eighteenth day of the lunar month.

lāʻau kukū  briar, thicket, thorny tree (EH)

Lāʻau Kū Lua  n. nineteenth day of the lunar month.

lāʻau kumu ʻole  n. parasite. lit., plant without foundation. A legendary koa tree with this name at Kahikikolo, Kauaʻi, was said to have only branches and no trunk. PLA TRE

lāʻau kūpeʻe [lāʻau ·peʻe]  n. stocks, wooden fetters, handcuffs. lit., bracelet sticks. LAW

laʻa ʻula  n. autumn. lit., red time [of leaves]. PLA

lāʻau lālau mea ʻai  n. var. spelling of lāʻau lālau meaʻai, chopsticks. AltSpel

lāʻau lālau meaʻai, lāʻau lālau mea ʻai [lāʻau ·lau meaʻai]  n. chopsticks.

lāʻau lalo  n. boom of a vessel. lit., down stick. cf. lāʻau kū. CAN

lāʻau lapaʻau  n. medicine. lit., curing medicine. ILL

lāʻau lawe ʻia mai  intoduced plant (EH)

laʻa uli  S  n. sacred or doomed darkness, ignorance, gloom, the unknown, misfortune. cf. laʻa kea, lāʻau aliʻi.

lāʻau liʻiliʻi [lāʻau liʻi·liʻi]  small bush, plant, or stick. PLA

lāʻau loke, lāʻau rose  n. rosewood.

laʻa ulu  n. spring, time of growth. (Kep. 89)

lāʻau lua hā  n. two-by-four lumber.

lāʻau mai nā ʻāina ʻē  intoduced plant (EH)

lāʻau mākaʻi [lāʻau ·kaʻi]  n. policeman's club. LAW

lāʻau make, lāʻaumake  S  n. poison.

lāʻaumake  S   var. spelling of lāʻau make, poison...

lāʻau make [·ʻau make]  S  n. poison. see ʻalidirina, Aldrin, a kind of insecticide..., dielidirina, Dieldrin, a kind of insecticide...

lāʻau make ʻaistomach poison

lāʻau make hanufumigant

lāʻau make laoasystemic insecticide

lāʻau make ʻilicontact poison

lāʻau make haipilikia [·ʻau make hai·pili·kia]  S  n. pesticide. lit., poison (for) pests. also lāʻau haipilikia.

lāʻau make kalina [·ʻau make kalina]  S  n. fungicide. lit., fungus poison. [+]ILL

lāʻau make nāhelehele [·ʻau make ·hele·hele]  S  n. herbicide. lit., poison (for) weeds.

lāʻau malihini  intoduced plant (EH)

lāʻau melomelo  bait stick (EH)

lāʻau mimi [·ʻau mimi ]  n. insulin. lit., diabetes medicine. [+]ILL

lāʻau moe  same as lāʻau hoʻohiamoe, drug, narcotic, soporific, medicine to cause sleep, chloroform... ILL

lāʻau moekū [lāʻau moe·]  n. wooden bedstead.

laʻau nahā  purgative (EH)

lāʻau ʻōhikihiki niho [lāʻau ʻō·hiki·hiki niho]  n. toothpick. lit., stick to pick teeth.

Lāʻauʻōkala [Lāʻau-ʻōkala]  placename. point near Makaweli, Kauaʻi. lit.: bristly tree.

lāʻau ʻona [·ʻau ʻona]  n. narcotic drug. lit., intoxicating drug. MED

lāʻau o nā moʻolelo  legendary trees (EH)

lāʻau ʻoʻoi  n. bramble, briar, thorny tree. TRE

lāʻau pā  n. drug to cause abortion.

Halihali ʻia ka huaale lāʻau ma ka leka.Abortion pill delivered by mail. (Kaua 1/6/2018)

lāʻau paepae [lāʻau pae·pae]  n. boom of a vessel.

lāʻau paheʻe  see paheʻe₃, dart-throwing.

lāʻau pahupahu [lāʻau pahu·pahu]  n. billiard cue. lit., billiard stick.

lāʻau paʻi kinipōpō [lāʻau paʻi kini··]  n. ball bat, tennis racket, pingpong paddle; any kind of paddle for slapping a ball. lit., stick for beating ball. SPO

lāʻau paina  pine tree (EH)

lāʻau pālau [lāʻau ·lau]  n. fighting club.

lāʻau palupalu [lāʻau palu·palu]  n. herbs, tender vegetables.

Lāʻau Pau  n. twentieth day of the lunar month.

lāʻau pauka makika  n. punk for mosquitoes. lit., stick mosquito powder.

lāʻau piʻi  var. of lāʻau hoʻopiʻi, emetic... ILL

lāʻau pili  n. name of a gambling game. lit., betting stick.

lāʻau pulupulu [·ʻau pulu·pulu]  n. cotton swab, Q-tip. lit., cotton stick. MED

lāʻau rose  var. spelling of lāʻau loke, rosewood...

lāʻau wai hamo  lotion (EH)

-laʻa waʻa  CAN

hoʻolaʻa waʻablessing of a canoe launching; to dedicate a canoe

laba puki  n. var. spelling of lapa puki, rubber boot. also puki lapa. Eng. AltSpel CLO

Labaradora [labara·dora]  n. Labrador. Eng. G

Ke kai ʻo LabaradoraLabrador Sea

Ladana  var. spelling of Lākana₂, London...

lae₁  n. forehead, brow. bc [(AN) PPn *laʻe, forehead] [Ka māhele o ke poʻo o ke kanaka ma waena o ke kuʻekuʻe maka a me ka lauoho. Ia māhele o ka helehelena ma waena o ka lauoho a me ke kuʻekuʻemaka. Kēlā māhele o ke poʻo ma luna pono o nā kuʻekuʻemaka.]₁₂,₁₄,₁₉BOD

nalulu ka laeto have a headache

lae₂  n. cape, headland, point, promontory. bc [Pn(CC) *laʻe, promontory, cape, headland] [he ʻāina e ʻau aku ana i ke kai.]₁₉

lae₃  n. wisdom; mental or emotional qualities. cf. idioms at pohā₁ (to burst, crack...), poʻohū₁ (wound, swelling...)... cf. lae oʻo, an expert..., lae paʻa, hard headed..., lae ʻula, expert...; bc IDI

hoʻolaeto pretend to be wise; to act smart; pretentious

lae₄  n. an insulting term, followed by qualifiers, referring to kauā, outcasts, who had dots tattooed on their foreheads. cf. lae kiko, lae mamo, lae puni, outcast.... (Malo 70–2) bc

lae  placename. cape, point. Some names are written either with or without Lae-, as LaeoKīlauea and Kīlauea, and with or without the article ka-, as Lāʻau and Kalaeokalāʻau.

Lae  placename. street, Pauoa, Honolulu. lit.: land point or forehead.

laʻe  pure in sentiment. same as laʻelaʻe₁; cf. kālaʻe₁, mālaʻe. (Hal. 19.8) PCP *lake.

hoʻolaʻeto clear up, brighten

Laeʻahi [Lae-ʻahi]  Diamond Head (EH)

Laeʻahi [Lae-ʻahi]  placename. old name for Lēʻahi, Oʻahu; the mountain was compared by Pele's younger sister, Hiʻiaka, to the brow (lae) of the ʻahi fish. (li 33.) see Lēʻahi.

Laeʻapuki [Lae-ʻapuki]  placename. land division, overlook, and ancient village site, Puna, qd., Hawaiʻi. lit.: short point.

laʻehana [laʻe·hana]  interj. syllables repeated in chants at ends of verses to mark time and for gay effect, similar to ehehene. MUS

laehano [lae·hano]  vs. honored.

papa laehanohonor roll, as in elementary through high school

Laehao [Lae-Hao]  n. Cape Horn. also Kepohoni, Kepahoni. G

Lā ʻehā o Iulai  Fourth of July (EH)

laehaokela.jpgborder=0laehaokela [lae·hao·kela]  n. unicorn, rhinoceros. lit., brow with protruding horn. ANI

Laehī [Lae-]  placename. point, northeast Lānaʻi. lit.: casting [for fish] point.

laehina [lae·hina]  S   same as noio, a tern. lit., white brow. BIR

lae honua  vi. to bow low, as the head. lit., earthward forehead.

Laehoʻolehua [Lae-hoʻolehua]  placename. point, Kalaupapa peninsula, Molokaʻi. lit.: strong point.

Laehou [Lae-hou]  placename. point, Puakō qd., Hawaiʻi. lit.: new point.

laekahi [lae·kahi]  n. specialist. cf. laeʻula.

lae kiko  n. Kauā, outcast, with a dot tattooed on the forehead. lit., dotted forehead.

Laekimo [Lae-kimo]  placename. point, Honuʻapo qd., Kaʻū, Hawaiʻi, sometimes called Laeokimo. lit.: kimo game point.

laekoloa [lae·koloa]  n. type of hard, red stone, as used for adzes. also humuʻula. STO TOO

lae lāʻau  n. forested point, whether at sea or inland. see ex. kilokilohia.

laʻelaʻe₁ [laʻe·laʻe]  vs. bright, shiny, clear, serene, calm, pleasant. cf. laʻe. PCP *lakelake. [He ʻano maʻemaʻe a maluhia.]

hoʻokuʻu laʻelaʻeset at liberty, freed [as after a verdict of “not guilty”]

hoʻolaʻelaʻeredup. of hoʻolaʻe, to clear up, brighten...

laʻelaʻe₂ [laʻe·laʻe]  n. a variety of sweet potato. (HP 142)SWP

Laʻelaʻe₃ [laʻe·laʻe]  n. name of a star. STA

Laʻelaʻe  placename. way, Kalihi Uka, Honolulu. (TM). lit.: bright.

lae la lae, lae lā lae  interj. syllables repeated in songs at ends of verses to mark time and for gay effect, similar to laʻehana.

lae lā lae  interj. var. spelling of lae la lae, syllables repeated in songs at ends of verses to mark time and for gay effect... AltSpel

lāʻele  n.
  • old leaf, ready to fall or beginning to dry (a contraction of lau ʻelemakule, old leaf).
  • fig., aged; old age.
 
[He lau kahiko, he lau e mae ana a e heleleʻi koke ana paha.]₁₈PLA

Mai ka liko a ka lāʻele.From leaf bud to old leaf.

Laelīpoa [Lae-līpoa]  placename. point, Kawaihau district, Kauaʻi. see Līpoa. lit.: līpoa seaweeds point.

laeloa [lae·loa]  n. a kind of wine-red cotton cloth. lit., long brow.

Laeloa [Lae-loa]  placename. point south of Hōnaunau Bay, Hawaiʻi. lit.: long point.

lae lua  vs. prominent, as a ridge. lit., double brow.

Laemakaʻu [Lae-Makaʻu]  n. Cape Fear. G

lae mamo  n. Mamo (bird) brow, a derisive name for kauā, outcasts, perhaps because the mamo, like some kauā, has a black mark on its brow (the yellow feathers of the mamo were prized, not the black). BIR

Lae Manaʻolana [Lae-Manaʻolana]  n. Cape of Good Hope. G

Laemanō [Lae-manō]  placename. land section, Puakō qd., Hawaiʻi. lit.: shark point.

laemāuna  discriminated minority [Pila Wilson: lae + māuna, from the old idea of a kauā’s marked forehead + māuna]

Laena  n. Rhine. also Raena. Eng. [+]G

Ka muliwai ʻo LaenaRhine River

Laenani [Lae-nani]  placename. beach park, Waikāne qd., Oʻahu. lit.: beautiful point of land.

laenihi [lae·nihi]  n. name applied to various high-headed labroid fishes of the genera Hemipteronotus and Iniistius; this name may be qualified by the terms ʻeleʻele, kea, nēnē, pūkea. lit., sharp forehead. FIS

Laenihi  sister of the antihero Halemano, who often assumed the form of the fish of the same name and once that of a chicken. She found Halemano's sweetheart for him, and twice brought him back to life after he had died of love sickness. (For. Sel. 250-273)

Laenoio [Lae-noio]  placename. point near Kealakehe, Hawaiʻi. lit.: tern point.

Laeohālona [Lae-o-Hālona]  placename. same as Hālona.

Laeokahiʻu [Lae-o-Kahiʻu]  placename. same as Kahiʻu. lit.: point of the fish tail.

Laeokahuna [Lae-o-ka-huna]  placename. point near Pohoiki, Puna, Hawaiʻi. lit.: point of the secret place.

Laeokailiʻu [Lae-o-kai-liʻu]  placename. point, Kawaihau district, Kauaʻi. lit.: point of salty sea.

Laeokākā [Lae-o-Kākā]  placename. point, southeast Kahoʻolawe. Same as Kākā.

Laeokama [Lae-o-Kama]  placename. coastal area, Honolua qd., Maui. lit.: point of Kama (perhaps Kamapuaʻa, the pig demigod).

Laeokamilo  placename. Point, Ka Lae qd., Hawaiʻi. lit., point of the whirling (driftwood was piled here).

Laeokaʻōnohi [Lae-o-ka-ʻōnohi]  placename. point, Hanalei district, Kauaʻi. lit.: point of the eyeball or of the rainbow fragment.

Laeokapahu [Lae-o-ka-pahu]  placename. point, Kamalō qd., north Molokaʻi. lit.: point of the drum.

Laeokapuna [Lae-o-ka-puna]  placename. ridge, Kamalō qd., south Molokaʻi. lit.: point of the spring or of the coral.

Laeokaule [Lae-o-ka-ule]  placename. point, northeast Kahoʻolawe. lit.: point of the penis.

Laeokealaikahiki [Lae-o-Kealaikahiki]  placename. point, west Kahoʻolawe. lit.: point of Keala-i-Kahiki.

Laeokealohi [Lae-o-Kealohi]  placename. same as Kealohi.

Laeokimo [Lae-o-kimo]  placename. same as Laekimo. see Pāʻula.

Laeokūakaʻiwa [Lae-o-Kūakaʻiwa]  placename. point, south central Kahoʻolawe. Also called Kūakaʻiwa.

Laeokuikui [Lae-o-kuikui]  placename. point, northeast Kahoʻolawe. (kuikui is a variant of kukui, candlenut or light.)

lae oʻo  n. an expert. lit., mature brow. cf. lae ʻula. [He kanaka akamai a noʻeau i kāna ʻoihana.]

laeoʻo [lae·oʻo]  n. master's, as a degree at a university. also MA or MS (pronounced mūʻā, mūsā). cf. laepua, laeʻula. see muli puka. EDU

Ke kākau nei wau i kaʻu pepa no ka loaʻa ʻana o koʻu kēkelē laeoʻo.Iʻm writing my thesis to get my Master's degree.

kēkelē laeoʻomaster's degree

palapala laeoʻomaster's degree

Laeopalikū [Lae-o-pali-]  placename. point, Kawaihau district, Kauaʻi. lit.: point of steep cliff.

Laeopūhili [Lae-o-Pūhili]  placename. point, Honuʻapo qd., Hawaiʻi. lit.: Pūhili's point.

lae paʻa₁  vs. hard headed, obstinate, stubborn, closed in mind and hostile to new ideas. lit., hard brow.

lae paʻa₂  n. term for kauā, outcast. lit., marked forehead, probably referring to tattoo marks on forehead.

Laepaʻakai [Lae-paʻakai]  placename. points, Hōnaunau, Hawaiʻi, and south Lānaʻi. lit.: salt point.

Laepālolo [Lae-pālolo]  placename. point, north Lānaʻi. lit.: clay point.

Lā ʻepa o ʻApelila  April Fools' Day (EH)

Laepaoʻo [Lae-paoʻo]  placename. land section, Kalapana qd., Hawaiʻi. lit.: paoʻo fish point.

laepua [lae·pua]  n. baccalaureate, bachelor's, as a degree at a university. lit., emerging wisdom. also BA or BS (pronounced bēʻā, bēsā). cf. laeoʻo, laeʻula. see mua puka. EDU

kēkelē laepuabachelor's degree

Loaʻa maila koʻu kēkelē laepua ma ke Kulanui o Hawaiʻi.I got my bachelor's degree at the University of Hawaiʻi.

palapala laepuabachelor's degree

lae puni  n. term for kauā, outcast.

lae puʻu  n. bulging forehead. BOD

laeʻula  n. a well-trained, clever person; expert. lit., red brow [red being the sacred color]. cf. lae oʻo.

laeʻula [lae·ʻula]  n. doctorate, as a degree at a university. also kauka. kēkelē laeʻula. doctorate degree. also palapala laeʻula. cf. laeoʻo, laepua. EDU

Ke hana nei ʻo Kale no kōna kēkelē laeʻula ma ke kālaimeaola.Kale is working on his doctorate degree in biology.

Laeuliuli [lae·uli·uli]  S  n. Cape Verde. lit., green cape. G

mokupuni ʻo LaeuliuliCape Verde Islands

Laewahie [Lae-wahie]  placename. rocky point, north Lānaʻi. lit.: firewood point.

laha₁  S  vs.
  • extended, spread out, broad,
  • published, circulated, distributed, disseminated, promulgated,
  • advertised, broadcast, widespread,
  • increased, numerous,
  • common, general, ordinary.
 
. see laha ʻole, rare, choice, unique; not spread, not common... bc [(MP) PPn *lafa-lafa, flat and/or broad] [Ka loaʻa ʻana o kekahi mea ma nā wahi a pau. ʻIke ʻia, lohe ʻia ma ke ākea; ʻike ka poʻe a pau. Loaʻa ma nā wahi a pau.],₁₅,₁₄

hoʻolahato spread abroad, publish, advertise, broadcast, disseminate, distribute, circulate, make known, promulgate, increase, propagate; advertisement, propagation, publicity

hoʻolaha hoʻolilonotice of sale

hoʻolaha kūʻainotice of sale

hoʻolaha lima hanahelp-wanted ad

hoʻolaha manaʻoʻiʻopropagation of the faith

Ua laha nui ka pānini.Cactus grows far and wide.

laha₂  n. gourd calabash painted with patterns. (HP 208) bc

laha₃  n. a kind of yam with white flesh under the skin (HP 168), contrasting with those with purple-red flesh under the skin that were liked for medicine. bc ILL SWP

lāhai₁ [·hai]  vs. to poise aloft, as a kite.

lāhai₂ [·hai]  rare var. of lēhei, lēkei, to leap.

lāhai₃ [·hai]  n. short wing fence to guide cattle to a corral.

lahaina₁  n. a variety of sugar cane, usually free tasseling, heavy stooling, and with rather semierect to recumbent growth; large, long heavy tops. (HP 222)SUG

lahaina₂  n. a variety of sweet potato. (HP 142)SWP

lahaina₃  n. poising; leaping. see lāhai₁, .

lahaina.jpgborder=0Lahaina  placename. district, quadrangle, town, roadstead, West Maui, formerly the gathering place for whalers, and the capital of the Islands from 1820 to 1845. Surfing sites on both sides of the harbor are known as Lahaina Lefts and Lahaina Rights. The associated wind is Kauaʻula. see Lāhainā.

Lāhainā [-hainā]  Lahaina (EH)

Lāhainā [-hainā]  placename. old pronunciation of Lahaina. lit.: cruel sun (said to be named for droughts).

lahainaluna.jpgborder=0Lahaina Luna  placename. stream, ditch, school, and high school established in 1831 above Lahaina, Maui. (RC 405). The first Hawaiian newspaper was printed here in 1834. lit.: upper Lahaina.

lahalaha [laha·laha]  S   also said of a hen covering her chickens with her wings. redup. of laha₁, extended, spread out... [(MP) PPn *lafa-lafa, flat and/or broad] [Ākea o ka umauma me ke kua.]₁₄BIR

hoʻolahalaharedup. of hoʻolaha

lele hoʻolahalahato soar in the air with outspread wings; to hover without perceptible wing movement

umauma lahalahabroad chest

lahalahai [laha·lahai]  redup. of lāhai₁, poise aloft, as a kite..., lāhai₂, to leap....

lahalahaina [laha·lahaina]  redup. of lahaina, leaping.

lahalaha wai [laha·laha wai]  n. broad puddle, pool.

lahalawai [lahala·wai]  slippery, muddy. (And.)

lahalile₁ [laha·lile]  n. dark navy-blue calico cloth with small white prints or polka dots. also laholile, shiny scrotum.

lahalile₂ [laha·lile]  n. a variety of sweet potato. SWP

lā hana  n. workday.

lā hānau [ ·nau]  n. birthday.

Hauʻoli hānau.Happy birthday.

laha ʻole  S  vs. rare, choice, unique; not spread, not common.

Lā hāpala lehu  Ash Wednesday (EH)

lahapuni [laha·puni]  n. universality, i.e. the premise that the laws of physics work the same in all parts of the universe, in science. [+]SCI

lahe  rare var. of nahe, soft.

lāhea [·hea]  nvs. vile-smelling; stench; one of unsavory reputation. BAD

ka lāhea.The stench rises.

Lāhei [·hei]  n. a lua fighting stroke. LUA

lahi₁  vs. thin, frail, delicate. [Pn(NP) *lafi, thin]

hoʻolahito cause thinness, frailty; thin, frail

lahi  see pūaina lahi, colloid... SCI

lahi₂  n. a variety of sugar cane; the yellow mutation of laukona, otherwise same as laukona without variegations and stripes and more robust in growth. also ʻuala lehu. SUG

lahi₃  n. a variety of banana. BAN

Lahiamanu [Lahi-a-manu]  placename. gulch, Kamalō qd., south Molokaʻi.

lahi kahakaha ʻākala [lahi kaha·kaha ʻā·kala]  n. a variety of sugar cane; a pink or light red, striped mutation of lahi₂, and otherwise same as lahi. lit., pink-striped lahi. (HP 223)SUG

lā hiki  nvs. eastern sun, rising sun; eastern. [Pn(NP) *fiti, rise, appear (esp. of heavenly bodies)]

Ka hiki ola.The life-bringing sun.

Mai ka hiki a ka kau.From sunrise to sunset [a whole day or whole life span]. (ON 2062)

Lāhikiola [-hiki-ola]  placename. same as Kalāhikiola.

lahilahi₁ [lahi·lahi] 
  • redup. of lahi₁, thin, frail, delicate....;
  • weak, as coffee;
  • flimsy.
 
also nahinahi. PCP *la(f,s)ila(f,s)i.

Kou pāpālina lahilahi.Your dainty cheeks. (song)

laina lahilahihairline, as in a computer program

lahilahi₂ [lahi·lahi]  vs. single-flowering, as a hibiscus. FLO

Lahilahi  placename. see Laukīnui, Maunalahilahi.

laho₁  n. scrotum; with qualifiers, a term of abuse. See saying, ule₁. cf. hoʻolaholaho, laho kole, laho oʻo, laho paka, laho ʻula. [(OC) PPn *laso, scrotum and testicles]BOD

laho₂  n.
  • male, as below.
  • (fig., promiscuous male).
BOD

pipi lahobull

puaʻa lahoboar

Lā Hoʻālohaloha [ hoʻā·loha·loha]  n. Thanksgiving Day. lit., day for expression of affection.

lā hoʻano  n. var. spelling of lā hoʻāno, Holy day, day of worship. AltSpel

lā hoʻāno, lā hoʻano  n. Holy day, day of worship.

lāhoe₁ [·hoe]  rare var. of lāhai, to poise aloft, as a kite...; to leap...

lāhoe₂ [·hoe]  n. cactus. rare. PLA

laho heʻe  n. hernia, rupture. ILL

Lā hoʻihoʻi ea  Restoration Day. Lā Hoʻihoʻi Ea, literally the day sovereignty was restored, a holiday celebrated in the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi. Set on July 31, modern observations of this day include ceremonies taking place at different sites around Hawaiʻi, including a key commemoration at Thomas Square in Honolulu. (EH)

laho kole  S  n. raw scrotum (an insulting reference to poverty). BOD

lahokū [laho·]  n. promiscuous male.

laholaho [laho·laho]  miserly; to hoard.

hoʻolaholahosame as laholaho; miserly; to hoard

laholena [laho·lena]  vs. lazy, indolent, idling. cf. lena₄.

He aha ʻoukou e laholena nei?Why are you idling?

laholile [laho·lile]  see lahalile, shiny scrotum...

laholio₁ [laho·lio]  nvs. rubber; automobile tire; elastic, rubbery. lit., horse scrotum.

laholio hoʻopaʻarubber band

laholio₂ [laho·lio]  n. India rubber (Ficus elastica). (Neal 312)PLA

laholio hoʻopaʻa  rubber band (EH)

laholio hoʻopaʻa huila  tire of an automobile (EH)

lahomāpū [laho··]  n. kiwi fruit. also huaʻai kiwi. FOO

lahonua [laho·nua]  short for ola honua, earthly life, life on earth; to live...

lā hoʻoheihei waʻapā  regatta day (EH)

lā hoʻohiwahiwa  festive day (EH)

lā hoʻokahakaha [ hoʻo·kaha·kaha]  n. holiday on which everyone dresses up, enjoys sports, parties. lit., display day.

Lā hoʻokuʻikahi  Armistice Day (EH)

Lahoʻole [Laho-ʻole]  placename. coastal area, Kahakuloa qd., Maui. lit.: without scrotum.

Lā Hoʻomaikaʻi [ hoʻo·mai·kaʻi]  n. Thanksgiving Day. lit., day to bless.

lā hoʻomalolo [ hoʻo·malolo]  n. Day of preparation (Mat. 27.62) ; day before the taboo day, hence Saturday. rare. 

lā hoʻomanaʻo [ hoʻo·manaʻo]  n. Day of commemoration, anniversary day.

laho oʻo  n. mature scrotum, said of a male who reaches maturity. BOD

Lā hoʻopau kaua  Armistice Day (EH)

laho paka  n. crinkled scrotum (implication that there has been excessive drinking of kava). KAV BOD

lahopipi [laho·pipi]  n. eggplant (Solanum melongena). (Neal 744)PLA

laho pipi  n. bull scrotum, as eaten. BOD

laho pōkaʻokaʻo [laho ·kaʻo·kaʻo]  n. dry scrotum (an insult similar to laho kole). BOD

lahoʻula  n. red scrotum (an insult similar to laho kole).

lāhui₁ [·hui]  nvs. nation, race, tribe, people, nationality; great company of people; species, as of animal or fish, breed; national, racial. bc [PPn *lafu, group of animals or birds (Rby)]FIS

ʻAoʻao Lepupalika lāhui.National Republican Party.

hoʻolāhuito form a nation, race, etc

lāhui ʻaeʻanomadic people, gypsy

lāhui kauaa warring people; a large company of soldiers (rare)

lāhui pua a lalocommoner

lāhui [·hui]  n. species, in biology. also see kālaipuolo lāhui, lāhulu. also lāhulu. FIS

also paihaʻakei ʻili. FIS

ʻāpana ʻahaʻōlelo lāhuicongressional district, in government

paihaʻakei lāhuiracism, i.e. adhering to a belief that one's own race is superior to another race

lāhui₂ [·hui]  vi. to assemble, gather together. bc [Pn(EP) *raafui, group of animals or birds (Rby)]

lāhui₃ [·hui]  vt. to prohibit, forbid, lay a taboo, proclaim a law (possibly -i is a transitivizer; cf. and Samoan lafu, to prohibit). (Gram. 6.6.4)   bc [Pn(EP) *raafui, prohibit]LAW

hoʻolāhuito cause to be consecrated; to taboo

Lāhui ʻia ka walaʻau e Pele.Loud talk was prohibited by Pele.

lāhui aeʻa, lāhui ʻaeʻa  nomadic people, gypsy (EH)

lāhui ʻaeʻa  var. spelling of lāhui aeʻa, nomadic people, gypsy

lāhui emi [·hui emi]  n. depleted species. also lāhulu emi. cf. ʻane halapohe.

lāhui hele mau  nomadic people (EH)

lāhui hui pū [·hui hui ]  n. united nation.

Lāhui HuipūUnited Nations

lā huikala [ hui·kala]  n. Day of purification ceremonies. cf. huikala.

lāhui kanaka, lāhui kānaka [·hui kanaka]  n. nation, people, tribe, multitude; mankind, humanity.

lāhui kanaka [·hui kanaka]  n. ethnic group. [+]

lāhui kānaka  n. var. spelling of lāhui kanaka, nation, people, tribe, multitude; mankind, humanity. AltSpel

lāhui laʻa  consecrated nation (EH)

lāhui pua o lalo  commoner (EH)

lāhulu [·hulu]  n. species, in biology. also lāhui. SCI

Kānāwai Lāhulu ʻAne HalapoheEndangered Species Act

lāhulu emidepleted species

pili lāhulurelated species

lāhulu ʻē [·hulu ʻē]  n. alien species. lit., foreign species. [+]

lai₁  n. name applied to the species of Scomberoides, fish. [(MP) PPn *lai, fish sp. (Scomberoides sancti-patri)]FIS

lai₂, rai  rye. also huapalaoa ʻeleʻele. Eng.

laʻi  nvs. calm, stillness, quiet, peace, contentment, tranquillity; solace; serene, as of sea, sky, wind; quiet, silent, peaceful, pacific, tranquil, contented; to find peace. see ex., forecast. [(OC) PPn *laki, the westerly quarter; wind from that quarter and weather associated with it] [Mālie; meha; ʻaʻohe kani a ʻoni nui ʻana.]₁₄BIR

hoʻolaʻito cause to be still; to poise aloft, as a bird; to quiet, as a mob; to cease talking; calm; peaceful, quiet

ka laʻi o Hauola"Peace and comfort. There is a stone in the sea at Lahaina, Pōhaku o Hauola, where pregnant women went to sit to ensure an easy birth..." (ON 1425)

laʻi, ʻihiʻihi ē.Silent night, holy.

-laʻi  transitivizer, as in kaulaʻi, kulaʻi, lualaʻi. (Gram. 6.6.4)   Perhaps PPN *-raki.

lāʻī  n. ti leaf (contraction of lau kī). TII PLA

kumu lāʻīti plant (NKE12 I:80)

ma lalo o ka malu o kumu lāʻau a me kumu lāʻīin the shade of the trees and the ti plants (Wilikoki 30)

laʻia  rare var. of laʻi. MUS

kai laʻia.The tranquil seas. (chant)

lāʻie₁  short for lau ʻie, ʻie vine leaf.

Lāʻie₂  n. place name, windward Oʻahu. Mormon Temple and Brigham Young University-Hawaiʻi site.

Lāʻie₃  var. spelling of Lāʻieikawai, the heroine of the romance of the same name called 'the masterpiece of Hawaiian romantic fiction'...

Lāʻie  placename. small land division, Makawao; coastal area, Māʻalaea qd.; cave and hill, Haleakalā Crater, Maui. Land section, town, elementary school, bay, point, and the site of the Church College of Hawaiʻi, Kahuku qd., Oʻahu. Lāʻiekawai is the traditional birthplace of the sacred princess Lāʻieikawai (Lāʻie in the water). The princess was taken to the mythical paradise Paliuli (green cliff on Hawaiʻi. (Beckwith, 1919; HM.) see Mālaekahana, Waiʻāpuka. lit.: ʻie leaf.

Lāʻieikawai, Lāʻie [Lāʻie-i-ka-wai]  the heroine of the romance of the same name called 'the masterpiece of Hawaiian romantic fiction' (HM 534). Lāʻie was hidden at birth in a pool at Lāʻie, Oahu, and later reared in a sacred house of yellow feathers at Paliuli, a mythical paradise on Hawaiʻi. ʻAiwohikupua of Kauaʻi vainly wooed her. She adopted his Maile sisters. They found her a god husband who lived in the sun — Kaʻōnohiokalā (the eyeball of the sun) — but he was unfaithful. Lāʻie was worshiped as ka wahine o ka liʻulā, the lady of the twilight. Using traditional motifs, Haleʻole (in (Laie)) wrote this long story in imitation of European romances. lit., ʻie leaf in the water. see Kaʻōnohiokalā; Maile; Waka.

Lāʻie Maloʻo  placename. that part of Lāʻie village, Oʻahu, toward Honolulu. lit.: dry Lāʻie.

Lāʻiepuʻu [Lāʻie-puʻu]  placename. hill, Haleakalā Crater, East Maui. lit.: ʻie leaf hill.

Lāʻie Wai  placename. that part of Lāʻie village, Oʻahu, with the pond and streams. lit.: wet Lāʻie.

laiki, raisi  n. rice (Oryza sativa). Eng. (Neal 69–71)PLA FOO

laiki palaifried rice (NKE)

laiki, lāisi  n. rice. PLA FOO

laiki keʻokeʻowhite rice. also lāisi keʻokeʻo

laiki mākuʻebrown rice. also lāisi mākuʻe

laiki mōchīmochi rice. also lāisi mōchī

pōpō laikirice ball, musubi. also pōpō lāisi, musubī

Laiki  placename. place, Kailua, Oʻahu, the site of the country home of Arthur H. Rice built in about 1915. Mr. Rice planted ironwood trees as a windbreak and coconut palms as a copra plantation (some ironwoods and coconuts still remain). When the plantation failed he raised cattle here and at Mōkapu. After his death in the 1950s, his home was demolished and the land subdivided. lit.: Rice.

laikī [lai·]  n. litchi. Eng. PLA FOO

laikī [lai·]  n. lychee, litchi. PLA FOO

lāʻiki  vs. tight, as a dress; painfully stuffed, as the stomach after overeating; narrow, as a gate opening (contraction of lāʻā, wide, and iki, small).

lima lāʻikilong, narrow sleeve

laiki loloa  n. long rice.

laikini [lai·kini]  n. license. Eng.

wahine laikinilicensed prostitute

laikini hahai holoholona [lai·kini hahai holo·holona]  n. hunting license.

laikini kaʻa [lai·kini kaʻa]  n. auto or vehicle license.

laikini kalaiwa kaʻa [lai·kini kalaiwa kaʻa]  n. driver's license.

laikini kī pū [lai·kini ]  n. firearms license.

laʻikū₁ [laʻi·]  nvs. great calm, quiet, peace, serenity; becalmed. [Ka maluhia a mālie maoli.]WIN

Laʻikū₂ [laʻi·]  name of a wind associated with Hālawa, Molokaʻi. (For. 5:103) WIN

laila  loc.n. there, then (usually pronounced leila or lila). laila follows particles with varying meanings: (Gram. 2.7, 8.6)   bc [Pn(CE) *reira, there (a place already mentioned)]

ā lailathen

ʻaʻohe aʻu mea makemake o lailathere is nothing I want there

he ʻoluʻolu laila poʻethe people of that locality are kind

i lailathere, at that place

lailaof that place, local

mai lailafrom there, thence

mai laila mai ā hiki i kēia mau makahikifrom then until the present years

malailathere

no lailatherefore, for that reason, hence, consequently; belonging to that place

o lailaof that place

laʻilaʻi₁ [laʻi·laʻi]  redup of laʻi, calm, stillness, quiet, peace, contentment, tranquillity; solace; serene, as of sea, sky, wind...; light-hearted.

hoʻolaʻilaʻicaus/sim

laʻilaʻi₂ [laʻi·laʻi]  n. a variety of sweet potato. SWP

Laʻilaʻi₃  in Hawaiian mythology, in the Kumulipo, the first person, a woman.

Na ka moʻokuauhau i kapa ʻia ʻo Kumulipo, i haʻi ʻia mai ai he wahine ke kanaka mua loa, ʻo Laʻilaʻi kona inoa...The genealogy called Kumulipo says that the very first person was a woman named Laʻilaʻi... (Malo 3:2)

laima  see pāpapa. FOO

pāpapa laimalima bean

laimana [lai·mana]  n. layman. Eng. rare. 

laimi  n. lime. Eng. FOO

Laʻimi [La-ʻimi]  placename. road and old section of Nuʻuanu Valley, Honolulu. (Sterling and Summers 6:213.). lit.: day [of] seeking.

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laina

see below...

  laina₁ - hives, urticaria
          ----------
          puʻupuʻu laina - same as laina, hives.
  laina₂ - line, row, verse.
      laina ʻekolu mika - three-meter line, in volleyball. see laina ʻumi kapuaʻi, ʻaʻena ʻekolu mika.
      laina helu - number line, in math.
      laina helu lā - international date line. lit., line (for) counting days.
      laina hīnaʻi - end line, on a basketball court. lit., basket line. also laina ....
      laina hoʻokeʻekeʻe - zigzag lines
      laina hoʻouka - scrimmage line, in football. lit., attack line.
      laina hupa - end line, on a basketball court. lit., basket line. also ....
      laina ʻike - line of sight, sight line. lit., line (to) see.
      laina ʻikepili - data stream, as in a computer program. lit., data line.
      laina kālailai - transect, i.e. a sample area, as of vegetation, usually in the form of a long strip. ....
      laina kaula waha - reins, lines. lit., bridle (rope mouth) lines.
      laina kī noa - free throw line, in basketball.
      laina kūlele - offensive line, in football. lit., offense line.
      laina kūpale - defensive line, in football. lit., defending line.
      laina kūwaena - half-court line, on a basketball court. lit., median line.
      laina lahilahi - hairline, as in a computer program. lit., thin line.
      laina lakikū - parallel, i.e. an imaginary circle on the earth's surface parallel to the equator ....
      laina latitū - var. spelling of laina lakikū, parallel...
      laina lena - line of sight, sight line.
      laina lonikū - meridian, a line of longitude. lit., longitude line.
      laina lonikū lani - celestial meridian. lit., sky meridian.
      laina manawa - time line.
      laina mokuahi - steamship line.
      laina o ke kōkua hua mele - horizontal line on a musical staff. lit., line of the musical staff. also ....
      laina pale - defensive line, in football. lit., defense line.
      laina pāweo - skew line, in math.
      laina ʻumi kapuaʻi - ten-foot line, in volleyball. Niʻihau. see laina ʻekolu mika, ʻaʻena ʻumi kapuaʻi.
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          kaha laina - line, in math.
  laina₃ - cane trash, bagasse.

laina₁  n. hives, urticaria ILL

laina₂  line, row, verse. Eng.

laina  n. line, as on a basketball court. SPO

laina ʻaoʻaoside line

laina iwi side line of the key on a basketball court

laina kumubase or end line

laina₃  cane trash, bagasse. Eng. (rind). PLA

Lāina  n. Line (Islands). Eng. [+]G

Ka pae moku ʻo LāinaLine Islands

laina ʻekolu mika  n. three-meter line, in volleyball. see laina ʻumi kapuaʻi, ʻaʻena ʻekolu mika. SPO

laina helu  n. number line, in math. MTH

laina helu   n. international date line. lit., line (for) counting days.

laina hīnaʻi [laina ·naʻi]  n. end line, on a basketball court. lit., basket line. also laina hupa, laina kumu, laina poʻo. SPO

Nou wale akula ʻo Barkley i ke kinipōpō mai ka laina hīnaʻi a hiki i ka hoa kime ma kekahi poʻo o ke kahua.Barkley whipped the ball from the base line to his teammate at the other end of the court.

laina hoʻokeʻekeʻe  zigzag lines (EH)

laina hoʻouka [laina hoʻo·uka]  n. scrimmage line, in football. lit., attack line. SPO

laina hupa  n. end line, on a basketball court. lit., basket line. also laina hīnaʻi, laina kumu, laina poʻo. SPO

Hoʻomaka ka ʻaoʻao kūlele mai ka laina hupa a holo i kekahi ʻaoʻao.The offense starts from the end line and goes all the way to the other end.

laina ʻike  n. line of sight, sight line. lit., line (to) see. also laina lena.

laina ʻikepili [laina ʻike·pili]  n. data stream, as in a computer program. lit., data line. CMP

laina kālailai [laina ·lai·lai]  n. transect, i.e. a sample area, as of vegetation, usually in the form of a long strip. lit., line (to) analyze.

laina kaula waha  n. reins, lines. lit., bridle (rope mouth) lines.

lainakini [laina·kini]  same as ʻainakini, navy blue cloth.

laina noa  n. free throw line, in basketball. SPO

Inā hoʻokuʻia ʻia ʻoe ʻoe e kaha ana i ka hīnaʻi ma loko o ka puka , e hele ʻoe i ka laina noa.If you are fouled while driving to the basket within the key, you will go to the free throw line.

laina kūlele [laina ·lele]  n. offensive line, in football. lit., offense line. SPO

laina kūpale [laina ·pale]  n. defensive line, in football. lit., defending line. also laina pale. SPO

laina kūwaena [laina ·waena]  n. half-court line, on a basketball court. lit., median line. SPO

Ua ʻia ke kinipōpō mai ka laina kūwaena mai, a ʻuāʻuā aʻela ke anaina i ke komo ʻana i loko o ka hīnaʻi.The ball was shot from the half-court line, and the crowd screamed when the ball went in the basket.

laina lahilahi [laina lahi·lahi]  n. hairline, as in a computer program. lit., thin line. CMP

laina lakikū, laina latitū [laina laki·]  n. parallel, i.e. an imaginary circle on the earth's surface parallel to the equator and designated in degrees of latitude. lit., latitude line.

laina latitū  n. var. spelling of laina lakikū, parallel... AltSpel

laina lena  n. line of sight, sight line. also laina ʻike.

laina lonikū [laina loni·]  n. meridian, a line of longitude. lit., longitude line. see melekiana.[+]STA

laina lonikū lani [laina loni· lani]  n. celestial meridian. lit., sky meridian. cf. laina lonikū.[+]STA

laina manawa  n. time line.

laina mokuahi [laina moku·ahi]  n. steamship line.

laina o ke kōkua hua mele [laina o ke ·kua hua mele]  n. horizontal line on a musical staff. lit., line of the musical staff. also laina o ke kōkua. cf. wā o ke kōkua hua mele. MUS

laina pale  n. defensive line, in football. lit., defense line. also laina kūpale. SPO

laina pāweo [laina ·weo]  n. skew line, in math. see pāweo. MTH

laina ʻumi kapuaʻi [laina ʻumi kapu·aʻi]  n. ten-foot line, in volleyball. Niʻihau. see laina ʻekolu mika, ʻaʻena ʻumi kapuaʻi. SPO

laʻiokona₁ [laʻi-o-Kona]  n. a variety of sweet potato. lit., calm of Kona. SWP

laʻiokona₂ [laʻi-o-Kona]  design on a tapa beater. TAP

laipala [lai·pala]  same as laipila, libel.

lauipala.jpgborder=0lāʻīpala [lāʻī·pala]  n. a bright-yellow reef fish (Zebrasoma flavescens). lit., yellow ti leaf. also lauʻīpala, laukīpala. FIS

laipela, raifela [lai·pela]  n. rifle. Eng.

laipila [lai·pila]  nvt. libel; to libel. Eng.

laipila hoʻālaala kipi  sedition libel (EH)

laʻipū [laʻi·]  vs. to be peaceful. [Ka maluhia maoli.]

lāisi  n. rice. Niʻihau. see laiki.

laka₁  vs., vt. tame, domesticated, gentle, docile; attracted to, fond of; to tame, domesticate, attract. see ex. ʻena₂. bc [(EO) PPn *lata, tame, domesticated] [ʻAʻole ʻāhiu; hiki ke launa me ke kanaka e like me ka hānaiahuhu. Ke ʻano mālie o ka holoholona, ʻaʻole ʻāhiu, hiki ke mālama ʻia ma ka hale. ʻĀhiu ʻole.]₁₄,₁₇,₁₉ANI

Ē Laka ē e laka i ka leo, e laka i ka loaʻa, e laka i ka waiwai.O Laka, attract the voice, attract profit, attract wealth. (UL 34)

hoʻolakato tame, domesticate; to treat with kindness, as a child or animal, so as to familiarize with one

Mai ʻena i ke kanaka i laka aku.Don't shy away from a person attracted [to you]. (ON 2042)

Nui ka laka o kēia keiki i ke kupuna.This child is so fond of the grandparent.

laka₂  nvt. lock, padlock; to lock. Eng. bc

laka  n. lock; to lock. see pahu laka.

E laka ʻoe i ka ʻīpuka a paʻa.Lock the door.

laka₃  n. lark. Eng. bc BIR

Laka₄  goddess of the hula, maile, ʻieʻie, and other forest plants (UL 24), often identified with Kapoʻulakīnaʻu. see Maile. HUL

Laka₅  a hero whose log, which was felled for a canoe, was found growing upright the following morning.

Laka₆  a god worshiped by canoe makers; also known as Kuʻōhiʻalaka (upright ʻōhiʻa tree Laka). (Malo 82)

lākā [·]  n. lascar [East Indian sailor]. Eng.

lakaheke [laka·heke]  n. loghead [loggerhead, thick-headed or stupid person]. Eng.

laka helu  n. combination lock. lit., lock (with) numbers. cf. helu laka.

lakalaka [laka·laka]  redup. of laka₁, tame... [(EO) PPn *lata, tame, domesticated]

hoʻolakalakaredup. of hoʻolaka

laka maʻaka  n. caps lock, as on a computer or typewriter keyboard. CMP

ke pihi laka maʻakacaps lock key. also pihi laka

lākana₁ [·kana]  n. lantana (Lantana camara), a thorny tropical American bush with variegated flower heads, yellow, orange, red, white, and pink. Eng. Also lanakana (Niʻihau), mikinolia hihiu, mikinolia hohono, mikinolia kukū. (Neal 722–4)PLA FLO

Lākana₂, Ladana [·kana]  n. London. Eng. G

E aha ana kuʻu lani, e lualaʻi i Lākana.What is my lord doing, enjoying life in London. (chant for Kalākaua)

Lā kanu lāʻau  Arbor Day (EH)

Lā Kāpaki [ ·paki]  n. Sabbath Day.

lakapī  n. rugby (KAN)

Lākapu [-kapu]  placename. road near the airport, Honolulu. (TM). lit.: taboo day.

lā kau  n. setting sun. see lā hiki.

lakauā [lakau·ā]  vs. domesticated, as a pet or for work. cf. ʻāhiu, lōhiu.

laka uai  n. sliding latch. lit., sliding lock.

Lā kaulele  Leap Year's Day (EH)

Lā Kau Pua  n. Decoration Day. lit., day to place flowers. FLO

Lakawia [laka·wia]  n. Latvia. Eng. G

lāke  see manu lāke, lark... BIR

lākea [·kea]  vs. fair, white, of complexion. rare. 

lā kea  n. white fin. FIS

lākeʻe [·keʻe]  S   var. of lāpeʻe, bent, crooked... [Ka waiho kapakahi ʻana me ke kekeʻe nui.]₁₀

lakeke  n. jacket, blouse. CLO

lakeke  n. blouse. Niʻihau. also palauki. cf. lākeke. CLO

lākeke [·keke]  n. jacket. cf. lakeke. Eng. CLO

lakeke hoʻolana  n. life jacket (HE)

lākene  n. see kukui lākene, hanging lantern, as Japanese type... Eng. (lantern).

lākewe [·kewe]  same as lākeʻe, bending.

laki  nvs. luck, lucky. see ex. keha. Eng.

hoʻolakito bring luck; lucky

pili helu lakilottery

Laki  placename. road, ʻĀlewa Heights, Honolulu. (TM). lit.: lucky.

lākī₁ [·]  nvs. ti leaf (short for lau kī). TII

lākī₂ [·]  vs. stunted, as of plants that have matured. PLA

Lākī mai lāua ulu ʻana.Their growth was stunted [of plants]. (Kep. 93)

lakika₁, radika  n. radix. Eng.

lakika₂  n. radish. Eng. FOO

lākike, latike [·kike]  n. lattice. Eng.

lakikū, latitu [laki·]  n. latitude. Eng. [Ke ana ʻana o ka mamao ma luna o ka ʻili o ka honua mai ka ʻākau a me ka hema mai ka pōʻai waena honua aku ma nā laina e waiho pilipā ana me na kōā paʻa ma waena o kēlā me kēia.]

lakikū, latitū [laki·]  n. latitude. cf. lonikū. Eng. GEO

laina lakikūparallel, i.e. an imaginary circle on the earth's surface parallel to the equator and designated in degrees of latitude. also laina latitū

Lakimau [Laki-mau]  placename. street, Kapahulu section, Honolulu, the nickname for Paul K. Strauch, whose father, P.E.R. Strauch, was the realtor who opened the tract. (TM). lit.: always lucky.

Lākina, Latina [·kina]  n. Latin.

inoa LākinaLatin or scientific name

lakio, ratio  n. ratio. Eng.

lākiō [·kiō]  n. ratio; rate, i.e. a ratio that compares different kinds of units, in math; quantity, amount, or degree of something measured per unit of something else, as of time. see pakuhi lākiō. Eng.

ma ka lākiō he 60 mil/hlat the rate of 60 mph

lākiō anapuni [·kiō ana·puni]  n. constant of proportionality, in math. lit., ratio (of) circumference. MTH

lākiō hānau [·kiō ·nau]  n. birth rate, natality. lit., rate (of) birth. [+]

lakio like  n. proportion, equal ratio.

lākiō like [·kiō like]  n. proportion, proportional, in math; equal ratio. lit., same ratio.

lakio like ʻano hui  n. compound proportion.

lakio like huli hope  n. indirect-inverse or reciprocal proportion.

lakio like kaukahi [lakio like kau·kahi]  n. simple proportion or ratio.

lakio like kūpono [lakio like ·pono]  n. direct proportion, equal ratio.

lākiō paʻapū wai [·kiō paʻa· wai]  n. specific gravity, relative gravity. lit., water density ratio.

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lako
supply, provisions, gear, fixtures, plenty; wealth; well-supplied, well-furnished, ....

see below...

  lako ʻaiʻē - loan, i.e. money lent at interest; to have a loan. lit., provision (through) ....
  lako gula - var. spelling of lako kula₂, jewelry...
  lako hale - furniture and fixtures for a house.
  lako hanu - breathing equipment, as for use in space exploration.
  lako hao - hardware, such as tools made of metal. lit., supply (of) metal tools.
  lako hoʻonani - jewelry. also lako kāhiko.
  lako hoʻopuka - factors of production, in economics. lit., supplies (for) producing.
  lako kāhiko - jewelry. also lako hoʻonani.
  lako kākau - stationery supplies.
  lako kaua - war supplies, ammunition, munitions, armament.
  lako keʻena - office supplies.
  lako kula₁ - school supplies.
  lako kula₂ - jewelry, especially gold.
  lako lawaiʻa - fishing tackle.
  lako paʻa - hardware, as for a computer. lit., solid gear.
  lako polokalamu - software, as for a computer. lit., program gear.
  lako pono kaua - munitions
       ----------
      kuleana lako - equipment, supplies
      pahu lako kāhiko - jewelry box.
      pono lako - facility, i.e. something that is built, installed, or established to serve a ....
      waihona lako kaua - arsenal, arms depository. lit., war goods depository.

lako  nvs. supply, provisions, gear, fixtures, plenty; wealth; well-supplied, well-furnished, well-equipped; rich, prosperous. bc [Pn(CE) *rato, ?? [supplied, provided, spread...]] [Loaʻa nā mea a pau e pono ai, a keu aku paha.]₁₅,₁₄

hoʻolakoto supply, equip, provide, furnish, enrich

lākō [·]  n. sugar-cane leaf (same as lāʻō, contraction of lau kō). PLA SUG

lako ʻaiʻē [lako ʻai·ʻē]  n. loan, i.e. money lent at interest; to have a loan. lit., provision (through) debt. also ʻaiʻē. cf. hoʻolako ʻaiʻē, lawe ʻaiʻē.

lā kōʻele [ paʻa·hao]  n. days of labor required of tenants. Also kōʻele, lā paʻahao. see paʻahao₂. (RC 378)

lako gula  var. spelling of lako kula₂, jewelry...

lako hale  n. furniture and fixtures for a house. same as pono hale;

lako hanu  n. breathing equipment, as for use in space exploration.

lako hao  n. hardware, such as tools made of metal. lit., supply (of) metal tools. cf. lako paʻa. TOO

hale kūʻai lako haohardware store

lā koho  election day (EH)

lako hoʻonani [lako hoʻo·nani]  n. jewelry. also lako kāhiko. cf. lako kula. CLO

lako hoʻopuka [lako hoʻo·puka]  n. factors of production, in economics. lit., supplies (for) producing.

lako kāhiko [lako ·hiko]  n. jewelry. also lako hoʻonani. cf. lako kula. CLO

pahu lako kāhikojewelry box (KAN)

lako kākau [lako ·kau]  n. stationery supplies.

lako kaua  n. war supplies, ammunition, munitions, armament.

hoʻolako kauato supply arms, arm, fortify

lako keʻena  n. office supplies.

lako kula₁  n. school supplies.

lako kula₂, lako gula  n. jewelry, especially gold.

lakolako [lako·lako]  rare redup. of lako, supply...

hoʻolakolakoredup. of hoʻolako

lakolako [lako·lako]  n. accessories, peripherals, as for a computer. CMP

lako lawaiʻa  n. fishing tackle. FIS

Lakoloa [Lako-loa]  placename. street, Honolulu airport. (TM). lit.: very wealthy.

lako paʻa  n. hardware, as for a computer. lit., solid gear. cf. lako polokalamu, lako hao. CMP

lako polokalamu [lako polo·kalamu]  n. software, as for a computer. lit., program gear. cf. lako paʻa. CMP

lako pono kaua  munitions (EH)

lākou [·kou]  pronoun. they, them (more than two). see e lākou ala and e lākou nei for use of lākou as a third person plural vocative. (Gram. 8.2)   bc [PPn *laa-utolu, third person plural independent pronoun: *(ki)laa-(u)to(l)u]

lākoutheir [a-form]

lākoutheir [o-form]

lākou ihothey themselves

lakua  to talk incongruously, mixing proper and improper talk. (And.)

lā kula  school day (EH)

lā kulāia [ kulā·ia]  n. Day of celebration in honor of a chief.

lā kūlia  lucky day (EH)

lakuna, rakuna  n. raccoon. Eng. ANI

lakuna  n. raccoon. ANI

Lā Kūʻokoʻa  Independence Day (EH)

lala₁  nvs. diagonal, slanting, oblique; diagonal surfing or surf. [Pn(EP) *rara, side, to be on the side, move to the side] [Ka ʻaoʻao o ka nalu e hiō ana, ʻaʻole naʻe i haki ka nalu, ke nānā ʻia ka loa o ka nalu.]

Heʻe ana i ka lala , hoʻi ana i ka muku.Surf out diagonally, come back on the crest. (Thrum's Annual, 1896, page 109, says that the lala is the seaward side of a wave building up to break; a third interpretation is that lala is a wave to the right, and muku a wave to the left.). (song for Kalākaua)

hoʻolalato turn aside

lalato blow at an angle, of the wind

lala  n. diagonal. see lala kūpono, kaha lala.

E kau i kēia mau kikohoʻe i like ka huinanui ma lala pākahi me ka -3.Arrange these digits so that their total will be -3 on each diagonal.

n. split end, in football. see ʻāwaʻa lala. cf. muku. SPO

lala₂  vi. to warm, as over a fire, to warm oneself by a fire; to bask in the sun; to cook over a fire. cf. ʻōlala₂. [(AN) PPn *rara, heat over fire to smoke, grill, roast (of food) or render supple (of leaves): *(l,r)a(l,r)(gi)]

lala₃  vs. bright, shiny. PPN *lala.

lala₄  vs. thin. also ʻōlala.

lala₅  n. cap visor.

lala₆  n. a small bait fish (no data). FIS

lala₇  vt. to straighten.

lala₈  n. a style of diagonal quilting.

lala₉  the four corners of a house. (And.)

lālā₁ [·]  nvi. branch, limb, bough, coconut frond; timber, as of outrigger boom or float; wing of an army; to branch out, form branches, diverge. bc [(OC) PPn *raʻa-raʻa, small branch]CN TRE CAN

hoʻolālāto cause to branch out, as by topping; to branch out. to lay out land areas; to mark with lines; to plan, make plans or projects (see ex., ʻōhio)

lālā olaperson with offspring

lālā ʻolewithout branches; fig., childless

lālā ʻuʻukusmall branch, twig

lālā₂ [·]  n. member, as of a society. bc

lālā [·]  n. member, as of an organization.

lālā o ka papaboard members

lālā₃ [·]  n. term in fractions. bc MTH

lālā₄ [·]  n. slip, as of hibiscus. Also lālā hoʻoulu. bc PLA

lālā₅ [·]  n. sweet potato produced on a branch vine. bc SWP

lālā₆ [·]  n. barb or hook, as of bone or coconut shell, on a mother-of-pearl lure; bone point of a composite hook. bc CN FIS

lālā₇ [·]  n. fins. see lā₄. bc FIS

lālā₈ [·]  n. phrase, in grammar. cf. māmalaʻōlelo. LNG

lālaʻau [·laʻau]  vs. rotten, as of eggs; disturbed, addled. rare. 

lalaʻē [lala·ʻē]  vs. eccentric. see ʻūlala.

lālaha [·laha]  S  vs. broad. lit., broad surface.

lalahai [lala·hai]  same as lahalahai, poise aloft, leap...

lālahalaha [·laha·laha]  vs. to rise and swell, of surf before it breaks; broad, as a surface.

lalahela  lazy, sinful. (And.)

lālā hele mua  senior branch (of a family) (EH)

lālahi [·lahi]  vs. thin, delicate. lit., thin surface.

lālahilewa [·lahi·lewa]  WIN

ao lālahilewacirrus cloud

lalahiwa [lala·hiwa]  vs. dark, as of a cloud. WIN

lālā hoʻoulu  slip (scion) (EH)

lalahū [lala·]  vs. convex; swelling; increasing in size; erect, as male organ. BOD

hoʻolalahūto cause to swell

lalahua [lala·hua]  pas/imp. of lalahū, convex; swelling; increasing in size; erect, as male organ...

lalaʻi  redup. of laʻi. WIN MUS

ʻAuhea wale ʻoe, ē ke ānuenue e lalaʻi maila i Haleola.Hearken to me, O rainbow, so serene at Haleola. (chant)

lālā kanu [· kanu]  n. a cutting (to plant). PLA

lālākea [··kea]  n. whitetip shark (Pterolamiops longimanus), up to 4 m long. lit., white fins. FIS

Lālākea  placename. stream, gulch, and land section at the Kukuihaele side of Waipiʻo Valley, Hawaiʻi, named for a kind of shark.

Lalakoʻa₁ [lala·koʻa]  nvs. Rarotonga, Rarotongan. (Tahitian; the regular Hawaiian correspondent of Tahitian Rarotoʻa would have been Lalokona; the second a in Lalakoʻa probably assimilated to the preceding a). (Gram. 2.9.4)  

lalakoʻa₂ [lala·koʻa]  n. prayer for luakini dedication. (For. 6:27)

Lālākoa [Lālā-koa]  placename. land section, northeast Lānaʻi. lit.: koa tree branch.

lālākoʻa [··koʻa]  S  vs. with strong limbs. lit., coral branch.

lālākukui [··kukui]  vs. many. [Nui ʻino.]₁₁

Lālākukui akula ka manō o lalo.Many sharks were below. (For. 4:297)

lala kūpono [lala ·pono]  n. hypotenuse. lit., perpendicular diagonal. MTH

lalala  vi. to sun, bask; sunny.

He mau moʻo e lalala ana i ka .Several lizards basking in the sun.

lalalawe [lala·lawe]  similar to lalawe, thrilling, overwhelmed, transported with emotion; to itch... (For. 6:523)

Lālālūʻau [··lūʻau]  same as Laʻalūʻau, name of a legendary people who were said to worship images and not gods, in the time of Wākea or of Hawaiʻi Loa... (Kep. 19)

lālama₁ [·lama]  vs. daring, fearless, clever, as of a climber of precipices or trees. TRE

lālama₂ [·lama]  nvt. to pilfer, meddle, grope, reach here and there; to be scattered here and there, as houses; pilfering. (Kel. 119) [Ka hāhā a hopu nui ʻana paha i kekahi mea.]₁₀

He keu ka lālama o ka lima.How the hands pilfer.

Lālāmilo [Lālā-milo]  placename. land division, Puakō qd., Hawaiʻi. lit.: milo tree branch.

lalana₁  n. spider. also lanalana, nananana. INS

lalana₂  n. warming, as at a fire. cf. lala, warm.

Lalana₃  n. old term for London. G

lālani₁ [·lani]  n. row, rank, file, line; verse of poetry. bc [Laina.]₁₄

haʻihelu lālanilinear equation

hele lālanito march in line

hoʻolālanito place in rows

pālākiō lālanilinear scale, in geography

pepa anakuhi lālanilinear unit paper, in math

Lālani₂ [·lani]  n. a name for the Milky Way (Kep. 81), and also of a single star. cf. Nālālaniapililua. STA

lālani kalalea  line of shark fins protruding above the water (EH)

lālani ʻohana  lineage (EH)

lālani poepoe [·lani poe·poe]  n. curve, arc.

lalaʻo  redup. of laʻo₁. BIR

Lalaʻo ka ʻikena i ka manu.See the bird all the time, as though in the eye. (song)

-lalaʻō 

hoʻolalaʻōto insist on accompanying

Kaʻu poʻe moʻopuna he hoʻolalaʻō i ka hele me aʻu.My grandchildren insist on going with me.

lālā o kaʻahaʻōlelo  legislator (EH)

lālā ola  one with many offspring (EH)

lālā ʻole  childless, without offspring (EH)

lalapa₁  same as lapalapa₁, steep-ridged, many-ridged...

lalapa₂  same as lapalapa₂, to bubble, boil, blaze; to cavort...

lalau  nvi.
  • mistake, blunder, blunder, err,
  • going astray; to go astray, wander, miss the way.
  • gad about, have sexual affairs,
 
. cf. maka lalau. bc [Ke kuhihewa ʻana. Hele i kekahi wahi me ka noʻonoʻo ʻole a me ke alakaʻi ʻole; ʻauana.]₁₁,₁₉

He lalau!Nonsense!

hoʻolalauto cause to wander, lead astray; to procrastinate, dillydally, kill time; to digress or wander in speech, perhaps to avoid a subject; to deceive, as in actions to conceal what one is about; to divert, as a child from the matter he is crying about; roundabout.

Ke lalau wale ʻo Puna i Kalalau.Puna strays to The-stray [many puns illustrating a wandering mind refer to Kalalau, Kauaʻi: see Pukui, Elbert, and Mookini]. (saying)

lalau ka noʻonoʻoto wander mentally

lalau ka ʻōleloto talk nonsense or wander in talking

lalau waleto wander aimlessly

ʻO ia hele lalau wale iho e hele lalau ai!Just wandering aimlessly and to no purpose!

lālau [·lau]  vt. to seize, take hold of, grasp, reach out for, pick up, hold fast. bc PCP *la(a)lau. [Ke kiʻi ʻana aku o ka lima. Hopu me ka lima.],₁₂

hoʻolālauto cause to seize, etc.; to tackle

lālauahi [·lau·ahi]  vs. gray, stormy-looking, smoke-colored. WIN COL

Makehewa kāua ke hele, ke lālauahi maila ʻo uka.It would be a mistake for us to go, it's threateningly gray inland.

lalau halakī  miss the way (EH)

lalau hewa  S  vi. to wander in error, sin.

lālau ʻino [·lau ʻino]  vt. to snatch away or grab roughly or ruthlessly.

lālau lima [·lau lima]  vt. to grab in the hands, tackle, manhandle.

lalau ōewe  n. random genetic drift. lit. genetic wandering. [+]

lālau palupalu  tender, not tough (EH)

lālā ʻuʻuku  twig (EH)

lālāwai [··wai]  vs. prosperous, successful, well-to-do, rich.

lalawe  thrilling, overwhelmed, transported with emotion; to itch. redup. of lawe, to carry;

hoʻolalaweto produce thrills, itching

Ka lalawe ninihi launa ʻole.A quiet transport unsurpassing [love]. (song)

lale₁  vi.
  • to hasten, hurry, push on;
  • to encourage, urge on, stir up to action.

He ʻEka, ka makani hoʻolale waʻa o Kona.The ʻEka breeze calls forth the canoes of the Kona districts. [good fishing].

hoʻolaleto hasten, incite, propose, provoke, hurry; to urge, suggest strongly, encourage

Ua hoʻolale mai ʻoia iaʻu e hele i Hilo.He suggested that I go to Hilo.

lale₂  n. legendary bird mentioned in old tales and songs as a sweet singer. BIR

lālea [·lea]  buoy, beacon; prominent object or landmark ashore to steer by. cf. māka, marker. (And.) CAN

lālei [·lei]  nvs. cluster, bunch, as of bananas; assembled together, as flowers in a lei. rare. BAN FLO LEI

hoʻolāleito gather together, as flowers

lalelale [lale·lale]  redup. of lale, hasten, hurry... bc

hoʻolalelaleredup. of hoʻolale; to inspire, incite, rouse

lālelo [·lelo]  n. lateral, in linguistics. LNG

lali  vs. greasy, as pork fat; slippery and shiny, glittering, sparkling, bright; sticky. cf. ali, hulali. [Pn(NP) *lali, wet] [Hinuhinu i ka ʻaila a mea like paha.]₁₄FOO

hoʻolalito cause greasiness, glitter

Lali ka ʻili i ka hou.Skin sticky with perspiration.

lāliʻi [·liʻi]  vs. detailed; to do detailed work, attend to small details.

lāliʻi [·liʻi]  vs. detailed, intricate, as a design.

He lau lāliʻi maoli kēia lau kapa kuiki.This is a very intricate quilt design.

lalilali [lali·lali]  redup. of lali, greasy, as pork fat; slippery and shiny, glittering, sparkling, bright; sticky... PEP *rarirari.

Lalilali ʻole ka ʻili o ke akamai.The skin of the skilled [surfrider] is not slippery [with water]. (UL 36)

lalinoka [lali·noka]  n. hieroglyph, hieroglyphics. Assyrian rahleenos.

ʻAʻole i maopopo ʻia ka lalinoka a ka poʻe ʻAikupita a hiki i ka hoʻomaopopo ʻia ʻana ma ka hoʻohālike ʻana i ka lalinoka o ka pōhaku Roseta me kekahi mau ʻōlelo i kākau ʻia ma luna o ia pōhaku.Egyptian hieroglyphics was not understood until it was figured out by comparing hieroglyphs found on the Rosetta stone with other languages which were also enscribed on that stone.

lalo₁  loc.n. down, downward, low, lower, under, beneath, below, subordinate; depth, lowness, west (see ex., naʻe₁); hold of a ship (frequently preceded by prepositions, sometimes joined as single words). bc [Pn(NP) *lalo, west]

i lalobelow, underneath

kai lalowestern sea, where the sun sets

laloof or belonging to below or the south; the people from below; bottom

lalo lilovery far below

lalo loafar down, below

mai lalofrom below

malalobelow, underneath

no lalofrom below, belonging to a lower or southern place

o lalofrom below, subordinate

lalo  sub-, under-. see papa o lalo.

lalo₂  leeward, lee, southern. bc

lalo ʻalapaina [lalo ʻala·paina]  n. subalpine. lit., below alpine. see ʻalapaina.

ululāʻau lalo ʻalapainasubalpine forest

lalo honua  n. underground. lit., beneath (the) land.

lalo iho  lower (EH)

lalo kai  n. submarine, submerged, undersea. lit., beneath (the) sea.

lua pele lalo kaisubmerged volcano

papa ʻanuʻu lalo kaiunderwater terrace

Lalokona [lalo·kona]  n. Rarotonga. Rarotongan. also Kuki ʻAilani.[+]G

Ka pae moku ʻo LalokonaCook Islands

lalo kopikala [lalo kopi·kala]  n. subtropical.

lalo lāhui [lalo ·hui]  n. subspecies, in taxonomy. also lalo lāhulu.[+]SCI

lalo lāhulu [lalo ·hulu]  n. subspecies, in taxonomy. also lalo lāhui.[+]SCI

lalolalo [lalo·lalo]  vi. of humble origin, lowly. (Malo 56)

lalo lepo  n. subsoil. cf. lepo uhi.

laloloa [lalo·loa]  n. a variety of sweet potato. (HP 142)SWP

lalo one  n. subsand.

lalu, laru  n. name of a ravenous sea bird, perhaps a gull (RSV); cuckoo (KJV). Gr. laros. (Kanl. 14.15) BIR

Lā Lū Pua  n. Decoration Day. lit., day to scatter flowers. cf. Lā Kau Pua. FLO

lama.jpgborder=0lama₁  n. all endemic kinds of ebony (Diospyros, synonym Maba), hardwood trees with small flowers and fruits. lama wood was used in medicine and placed in hula altars because its name suggested enlightenment; huts were built of lama wood in a single day during daylight (lama) hours, and the sick were placed inside them for curing. also ēlama. (Neal 674) bc PNP *lama. PLA TRE FLO

lama₂  n. torch, light, lamp. bc [(MP) PPn *rama, fish at night with torches; torch] [He ahi ma luna o ke ʻau i hana ʻia i kukui no ka pō.]₁₄

lama₃, rama  n. rum; any intoxicating drink. Eng. bc FOO

ana lama hanubreathalyzer

He kanaka inu lama.A person fond of drinking; a drinker or heavy drinker.

nui lama kokoblood alcohol level

Lamabeta  var. spelling of Lamapeka, Lambeth...

lama hoʻohuihui ʻia [lama hoʻo·hui·hui ʻia]  n. mixed alcoholic drink, cocktail, highball. lit., mixed rum. FOO

lā maka kanaka  n. holiday; festive day on which people gathered for parties and celebrations. lit., day of people's faces.

lama kea  n. a tree mentioned in a chant in (Kam. 76:118). TRE MUS

lamakū₁ [lama·]  n.
  • large torch, formerly 60 to 90 cm [2 - 3 feet] tall, with the light coming from burning kukui nuts strung on a coconut midrib and wrapped in dried ti leaves and placed at the tips of bamboo handles;
  • signal fires;
  • lantern (Lunk. 7.16) ;
  • sparks, as of a torch (Isa. 50.11) .
 
[He kukui i ʻā ʻia i ke ahi.]₁₀CN

Lamakū o ka naʻauao.Torch of wisdom [said of great thinkers].

lamakū₂ [lama·]  name for a medicine applied to sores. ILL

Lamakū [Lama-]  placename. place, Pālolo, Honolulu. (TM). lit.: standing torch.

lama kuhikuhi [lama kuhi·kuhi]  n. beacon, signal light.

lamalama₁ [lama·lama]  n.v. torch fishing; torch; to go torch fishing. FIS

lamalama₂ [lama·lama]  vs.
  • fair-complexioned;
  • bright-looking;
  • animated;
  • vivacious;
  • to glow.
 
[He ʻano o ka ʻili o ka mea olakino maikaʻi a hauʻoli o ka naʻau, he maikaʻi ke nānā aku a he ʻano hinuhinu nō.]₁₄

Lamalama ka ʻili.To glow with health.

lamalama iʻa  torch fishing (EH)

Lamaloa [Lama-loa]  placename. head and gulch, Hālawa qd., north Molokaʻi. lit.: tall lama tree or torch.

lama paʻipaʻi ʻia [lama paʻi·paʻi ʻia]  lit., mixed rum. same as lama hoʻohuihui ʻia, mixed alcoholic drink, cocktail...

lama paʻipaʻi  cocktail (EH)

Lamapeka, Lamabeta  n. Lambeth. G

lāmeka [·meka]  n. ceramic. Eng.

kile lāmekaceramic tile

lamia  var. spelling of lamie, ramie...

lāmia [·mia]  n. lemur. Greek. ANI

He pili lāhui ka lāmia me ke keko ma kekahi ʻano, akā, no ka nui kūpono o ka ʻokoʻa i ke keko, ua manaʻo ʻia he lāhui ʻokoʻa aʻe .The lemur is a related species to the monkey, but because of some marked differences, it is considered a different species altogether.

lamie, lamia  n. ramie, an introduced plant (Boehmeria nivea), related to the māmaki, and yielding a strong fiber used for rope, paper, cloth. (Neal 318)PLA

lamineka [lami·neka]  vt. to laminate. Eng.

Lamo  placename. land section, northeast Lānaʻi.

-lana₁ 

Hoʻolana nohoʻi keiki.The children are so willful.

hoʻolana₁same as lana₃, to be aware of noises as one wakes...

hoʻolana₂disobedient, willful

lana₁  nvs.
  • floating, buoyant; moored, afloat, adrift; to drift, lie at anchor, as a fishing canoe (For. 4:295); anchor.
  • calm, still, as water;
 
. cf. hālana, manaʻolana. bc [Pn(NP) *laŋa, be afloat, buoyant] [Kau a waiho paha ma luna o ka ʻili o kekahi kinowai.]₁₄FIS CAN

home hoʻolana maʻiconvalescent home

hoʻolanato cause to float, launch; to right a canoe. Fig., to launch a project; cheerful, unworrying, hopeful; to cheer up, encourage, be of good cheer; to lighten grief, as by taking a mourner on a trip and away from the grave of the one he mourns (Mat. 14.27)

hoʻolana i ka wai ke olalife barely surviving; semiconscious

Hoʻolana ka manaʻo.To have hopes.

hoʻolana kaumahato ease grief, condolence

hoʻolana maʻito ease the pain of sickness

Huki ka lana.Pull in the anchor. (Nak. 87)

Inā e maʻi kekahi kanaka, lana kona manaʻo i ke kauka.When a person is sick, he wants a doctor.

Lana ka manaʻo.Hopeful, without worry, thoughtful; to want.

Lana ke koko.Buoyant blood [of youth]; to circulate, of blood; high blood pressure. (Kam. 64:43)

Lana mālie iho hoʻi ka manaʻo me ka nani lei ʻawapuhi.Thoughts of the beauty of the ginger lei are serene. (song)

lana₂  n. lowest floor of the oracle tower where offerings were placed. cf. lananuʻu, mamao, nuʻu. (Malo 176) bc [Ka papa o lalo loa o ka lananuʻu mamao ma ka heiau.]₁₄

-lana₂  nominalizing suffix. cf. kaulana, kūlana, manaʻolana. (Gram. 6.6.2)   PNP *-langa.

lana₃  vs. to be aware of noises as one wakes. bc

Lana ka hiamoe.Awakening from sleep.

lana₄, rana  n. frog. Latin rana, a genus. bc ANI

Lana  placename. ancient surfing area, southwest Niʻihau. (Finney-Houston 30). lit.: floating.

lanaau [lana·au]  vi. to float or drift with the current; to look about in every direction, wander, ramble, drift aimlessly.

lanahaʻakei [lana·haʻa·kei]  vs. haughty, superior-acting. lit., proudly floating. (Isa. 2.11)

lana hele  vi. to drift, as a ship. CAN

lanahia [lana·hia]  pas/imp. of lana₁, floating, buoyant; moored, afloat, adrift...

lanahō! [lana·hō!]  interj. land ho! Eng.

lānahu [·nahu]  n. charcoal, coal. also nānahu. bc [Pn(MQ) *raaŋahu, charcoal]

lau lānahucoal mine

lānahu [·nahu]  n. coal. cf. kākinoea lānahu. coal gasification. cf. nānahu.

lanahua [lana·hua]  nvs. crook, protuberance, hump; bent out, convex.

lānahu pikimana  bituminous coal (EH)

lānahu pōhaku [·nahu ·haku]  n. cinders.

lanai  var. of nanai, stiff-backed. ILL

lānai [·nai]  n. porch, veranda, balcony, booth, shed; temporary roofed construction with open sides near a house. bc [(OC) PPn *laŋa, raise (up)] [He māhele hāmama i hoʻopili ʻia i ka hale; he kaupoku wale nō i hoʻokaʻawale ʻia mai ka hale aku, kahi hoʻi e mālama ʻia ai nā pāʻina.]₁₄

lānai kaupoku ʻoleterrace

Lānaʻi₁  n. Lānaʻi Island. perhaps lit., day conquest. also Nānaʻi.

Lānaʻi [-naʻi]  placename. island in Maui County, also known as Nānaʻi, 13¼ miles long, 13 miles wide, with an area of 140 square miles and a 1970 population of 2,204; also elementary and high school. Lānaʻi City (1,624 feet elevation) is the major town. Epithet: Lānaʻi o Kaululāʻau, Lānaʻi of Kaululāʻau). lit.: Perhaps lit., day [of] conquest.

lānaʻi₂  n. a variety of sweet potato. (HP 142)SWP

lanaiea [lanai·ea]  same as nanaiea, weak.

Lānaʻihale [Lānaʻi-hale]  placename. highest peak (3,379 feet) on Lānaʻi. lit.: house [of] Lānaʻi.

lana ka hiamoe  to awake from sleep (EH)

Lanakamalama  n. name of a star. lit., the light floats. STA

lana ka manaʻo  hope, hopeful, thoughtful, want (desire), without worry (EH)

lanakana [lana·kana]  see lākana₁, lantana (Lantana camara), a thorny tropical American bush...

lanakea [lana·kea]  var. of nanakea, pale.

Lanakeka, Lanaseta  n. Lancaster. G

lana ke koko  buoyant blood (of youth) (EH)

lanakia [lana·kia]  n. ranger. see hale kiaʻi ululāʻau. Eng.

lanakila₁ [lana·kila]  nvt. victory, triumph; to triumph, win, overcome, beat, prevail, outwit, conquer. bc [Pn(CE) *raŋatira, chief of secondary status]

hoʻolanakilato cause to triumph; overbearing or impudent, as of a spoiled child unafraid of punishment, or of a most privileged, unassailable person

māhele lanakilawinner's bracket, as in a sports tournament

mea lanakilawinner, victor, champion

Lanakila₂ [lana·kila]  n. wind, Hauʻula, Oʻahu. (Nak. 57)WIN

lanakila₃ [lana·kila]  free, freedom, freely... [nohona lanakila: Ka noho ʻana me ke kūʻokoʻa.]SPO

hele lanakilato go freely, i.e. have freedom to go wherever one pleases, 'have the run of the place.'

hoʻokele waiwai lanakilafree-market economy, i.e. the economy of a country wherein buying and selling can take place without government restrictions

Lanakila  placename. elementary school, street, playground, and section 8 of Honolulu (map 6). lit.: victory (named in honor of Kamehameha's victory in the battle of Nuʻuanu).

lanakila o ka ʻōlelo  freedom of speech (EH)

lanakoi [lana·koi]  nvt. to ask for insistently; to desire greatly; great desire. cf. koi, urge.

Mea ʻole ia anu i ka manaʻo i ka lanakoi a ka makemake.The cold is as nothing when the desire is so keen. (hula song)

lanalana₁ [lana·lana]  redup. of lana₁, floating... PPN *langalanga. [Ka pono lawaiʻa e lana ana ma ka ʻili o ke kai.]₁₁

hoʻolanalanaredup. of hoʻolana

lanalana₂ [lana·lana]  n. lashings, as of ornamental sennit binding the float (ama) to outrigger booms (ʻiako). CAN

hoʻolanalanato make lashings, to lash

lanalana₃ [lana·lana]  n. spider. also lalana, nananana. (Isa. 59.5) INS

lanalana₄ [lana·lana]  n. ylang-ylang (Cananga odorata). (Neal 357–8)PLA

lanalanahia [lana·lana·hia]  pas/imp. of lanalana₁, redup. of lana₁, floating...

Nānā i ka moku, haʻahaʻa kilohana i lalo, ʻimihia lanalanahia, lana.Behold the island, magnificent far below, sought for, hoped for, hope. (For. 6:389)

-lanamanaʻo 

hoʻolaʻa waʻahopeful, encouraging. See hoʻolana under lana₁ (Kel. 15)

lānana [·nana]  var. of kānana, to strain.

lananuʻu₁ [lana·nuʻu]  n. high frame where heiau images were placed. [He wahi i kau ʻia ai nā kiʻi akua ma ka heiau.]₁₁

lananuʻu₂ [lana·nuʻu]  n. same as lananuʻu mamao, oracle tower; the lowest floor was the lana...

lananuʻu₃ [lana·nuʻu]  n. image placed in front of a heiau. (AP)

lananuʻu mamao [lana·nuʻu mamao]  n. oracle tower; the lowest floor was the lana, the second and more sacred floor was the nuʻu, and the top, where the high priest stood to conduct services was the mamao. (Malo 176)

Lanaseta  var. spelling of Lanakeka, Lancaster...

Lanasina [lana·sina]  n. Lansing, the capital of Michigan. Eng. [+]G

lanatana [lana·tana]  var. spelling of lanakana. see lākana₁, lantana (Lantana camara), a thorny tropical American bush...

lanau  vs. unfriendly, unsociable. same as nanau₂; rare. 

lana wale  drift (EH)

lani₁  nvs. sky, heaven; heavenly, spiritual. bc [(MP) PPn *laŋi, sky]STA

ʻai lanispiritual food (1-Kor. 10.3)

Mai ka lani ā ka honua.From heaven to earth (fig., suddenly, without rhyme or reason).

lani₂  nvs. very high chief, majesty; host (Isa. 34.4) ; royal, exalted, high born, noble, aristocratic. This meaning is most common in personal names, as Leilani, royal child or heavenly lei; Pualani, descendant of royalty or heavenly flowers. cf. kamalani, kuhilani. bc [Aliʻi.]₁₄FLO LEI

hoʻolani₁to treat as a chief; to render homage to a chief; to act as a chief; to enjoy the position and prestige of a high chief

hoʻolani₂same as hoʻolanilani

Kalanianaʻole.The incomparably exalted one. (name)

lani₃  n. kinds of flowers. see:
    lani aliʻi₂, lanialiʻi, same as nani aliʻi, shrubs, allamandas...
    lanipō, dense, dark, lush, as of plants, rain; said of luxuriant growth.
    laniuma, both flowering and aromatic-leaved pelargoniums also called rose geraniums.
    lani wai, laniwai, similar to lemi wai, a water lemon (Passiflora foetida). Niʻihau.
    lani wela, laniwela, Canada fleabane (Conyza canadensis), a weedy composite herb
bc FLO

lānia [·nia]  vt. to warm, toast, or wilt over a fire, as young pandanus leaves. cf. ʻōlala, ʻōlani. [PPn *laŋi-a, heat over fire to smoke, grill, roast (of food) or render supple (of leaves): *la(a)gi-a]PAN

Laniākea [Lani-ākea]  placename. cave and pool not far from Huliheʻe Palace, Kailua, Hawaiʻi. The Thurston family, who lived near here, called their home Laniākea; the name may be cognate with Raʻiātea Island in the Society Islands (Appendix 9). Surfing area, Haleʻiwa qd., Oʻahu (Finney, 1959a:108), famous for long "right-slide" rides and named for a nearby residence. lit.: wide sky.

lanialiʻi  var. spelling of lani aliʻi₂, shrubs, allamandas... AltSpel PLA

lani aliʻi₁  n. royal chief.

lani aliʻi₂, lanialiʻi  same as nani aliʻi, shrubs, allamandas... PLA

lani haʻahaʻa [lani haʻa·haʻa]  n.v. low sky, of the low sky, a poetic reference to Hāna, Maui, and its rains. WIN

Lanihaʻi [lani·haʻi]  n. Al Nair-Alpha Gruis, a star. STA

Lanihau [Lani-hau]  placename. land divisions, Kailua and Keāhole qds., Kona, Hawaiʻi. lit.: cool heaven.

lānihinihi [·nihi·nihi]  vs. thin, narrow. lit., edge surface.

Laniholoʻokoʻa [lani·holo·ʻokoʻa]  n. Segin, a star. STA

Lanihou [lani·hou]  n. Mira, a star. STA

Lanihuli [Lani-huli]  placename. peak above Nuʻuanu Pali, Oʻahu, and name of an ancient moʻo god of Lāʻie; drive and place, lower Mānoa, Honolulu. (For a song, see Elbert and Mahoe 86.). lit.: turning royal chief.

lanikaʻe [lani·kaʻe]  n. individual privileged to sit with the chief while the latter ate; he might eat the remnants of the chief's food, thus preventing them from falling into the hands of a sorcerer. lit., chief at edge. (Malo 61)

Lanikai [Lani-kai]  placename. section of Kailua, surfing beach, and elementary school, Mōkapu qd., Oʻahu. Development here began in 1924; the name was changed from Kaʻōhao to Lanikai, in the belief that it meant 'heavenly sea' (Honolulu Advertiser, August 15, 1948). This is English word order; in Hawaiian the qualifier commonly follows the noun, hence Lanikai means 'sea heaven, marine heaven'.

Lanikāula [Lani-kāula]  placename. street, Mānoa, Honolulu. see Kalanikāula.

lanikeha [lani-keha]  n. legendary part of heaven; frequent name for residences of high chiefs, as that of Kamehameha III at Lahaina, Maui. lit., lofty heaven. (Malo 104)

Lanikepu  placename. land division and gulch, Waipiʻo qd., Hawaiʻi.

lani kua kaʻa  n. poetic name for a very high chief or the highest heaven. lit., sky with rolling ridge [i.e., clouds]. WIN

Lanikūhana  n. name of a star. lit., chief stands [at] work. STA

lanikuʻuwaʻa  S  n. wind of Kalalau, Kauaʻi. lit., heaven releasing canoe. (For. 5:95) CAN WIN

lanilani [lani·lani]  redup. of lani, very high chief... PPN *langilangi.

hoʻolaniloni₁redup. of hoʻolani; to treat as a chief; to claim relationship to a chief, especially unwarranted

hoʻolaniloni₂to exalt, praise

Lanilili [Lani-lili]  placename. hill (2,563 feet high), Wailuku qd., West Maui.

Laniloa [Lani-loa]  placename. road, Pacific Heights, Honolulu; land leading to Lāʻie Point, Oʻahu. The five islets off the point were created when the demigods Kana and Nīheu chopped up the body of a moʻo and threw the pieces into the sea (see Kīhewamoku, Kukuihoʻolua, Mokuʻauia, Pulemoku). The hole where Kana severed the moʻo head has since then filled in. (PH 97; Sterling and Summers 4:83.). lit.: tall majesty.

Lanimaumau [Lani-maumau]  placename. stream, Waipiʻo qd., Hawaiʻi. lit.: increasing heaven.

lani nuʻu  n. highest heavens, an epithet for royalty.

lani paʻa  n. firmament. lit., solid heaven. STA

Lanipaʻina  n. a rain known at ʻUlupalakua, Maui. WIN

lanipili [lani·pili]  n. see ua lanipili, heavy rain...

Lanipili [Lani-pili]  placename. place, Wilhelmina Rise, Honolulu. lit.: Probably lit., clinging heaven. (Most streets on Wilhelmina Rise were named by non-Hawaiians. In Hawaiian, lanipili means 'cloudburst, heavy rain.')

lanipō [lani·]  vs. dense, dark, lush, as of plants, rain; said of luxuriant growth. WIN PLA FLO

Kuʻu haku i ka ua Lanipōlua, mehe ke anu o ke Koʻolau.My lord in the dark pouring rain like the night and the cold of the Koʻolau [the lord protecting one from darkness and cold]. (chant for Bernice Bishop)

Maikaʻi ka hale i punia i pua nani, lanipō i mea kanu.How fine the house yard bordered with beautiful flowers, dense with plants.

Lanipō  placename. peak (2,621 feet high) back of Wilhelmina Rise and above Maunawili, Oʻahu. lit.: dense (as plant growth).

Lanipoko [Lani-poko]  placename. place, Wilhelmina Rise, Honolulu. lit.: short heaven.

Lanipōlua [Lani·pō-lua]  n. rain name. see chant, lanipō. WIN MUS

Lanipūʻao [Lani-pūʻao]  placename. rock, Kōloa district, Kauaʻi. lit.: womb sky.

Lanipuni [Lani-puni]  placename. stream, Kamalō qd., Molokaʻi. lit.: surrounding heaven.

laniuma [lani·uma]  n. both flowering and aromatic-leaved pelargoniums also called rose geraniums. cf. kupukupu ʻala. (Neal 471)PLA FLO

laniuma [lani·uma]  n. geranium. PLA FLO

laniwai  n. var. spelling of lani wai, similar to lemi wai, a water lemon... AltSpel PLA

lani wai, laniwai  n. similar to lemi wai, a water lemon (Passiflora foetida). Niʻihau. PLA

Laniwai [Lani-wai]  placename. land section, Koʻolau Poko, Oʻahu. lit.: water supremacy. (For a song, see Elbert and Mahoe 60-61.)

laniwela  n. var. spelling of lani wela, Canada fleabane (Conyza canadensis)... AltSpel PLA FLO

lani wela, laniwela  n. Canada fleabane (Conyza canadensis), a weedy composite herb from temperate North America, with long, straight hairy stem, hairy, narrow leaves, and clusters of small flower heads. On Niʻihau Conyza bonariensis. cf. ilioha. (Neal 834)PLA FLO

lā noa  n. weekday. lit., day without taboo.

lānui [·nui]  n. holiday, important or big day.

Lānui  placename. place, ʻĀlewa Heights, Honolulu. (TM). lit.: holiday.

lānui o nā limahana  n. var. spelling of Lānui o nā Limahana, Labor Day. lit., holiday of the laborers. AltSpel

Lānui o nā Limahana, lānui o nā limahana [-nui o Lima·hana]  n. Labor Day. lit., holiday of the laborers.

lānuʻu [·nuʻu]  same as lananuʻu, high frame in heiau...

laʻo₁  vi. having something in the eye, as a mote or eyelash. see also hālaʻo. ILL

hoʻolaʻoto get something in the eye

Laʻo ka maka.The eye has something in it.

laʻo₂  same as laʻo laʻo₂, lack of satisfaction..., laʻo laʻo₃, kindling...

laʻo₃  var. of ʻōlaʻo, to weed.

lāʻō₁  same as lau , sugar-cane leaf. PLA

lāʻō₂  n. a bright-colored greenish fish, about 1.3 cm long (Halichoeres ornatissimus). FIS

laoa  var. of haoa₃,
  • eel-catching stick [gorge];
  • to fish with this stick;
  • to choke, as on a bone.
  (var. pronunciations are laʻoa, haoa, and haʻoa.)
PNP *laoa. FIS

hoʻolaoato fish for eels thus (Var. pronunciation is hoʻolaʻoa.)

Nui ka iwi, he hoʻolaoa.There are many bones, they cause choking.

laoa  see lāʻau make laoa. FIS

laʻoa₁  pas/imp. of laʻo₁, having something in the eye, laʻo₂, lack of satisfaction...

laʻoa₂  same as laoa, eel-catching stick...

lā o ka lei  lei day (EH)

laʻo ka maka  having something in the eye, as a mote or eyelash (EH)

Lāola [-ola]  placename. place, Nuʻuanu, Honolulu. (TM). lit.: day of life.

laʻolaʻa  rough (as sea or wind) (EH)

laolao [lao·lao]  n. deep booming sound, as of distant surf. rare. 

laʻolaʻo₁ [laʻo·laʻo]  redup. of laʻo₁, having something in the eye, as a mote or eyelash...

Laʻolaʻo ka maka i ka lihilihi.To have an eyelash in the eye.

laʻolaʻo kanakacommoner

laʻolaʻo₂ [laʻo·laʻo]  n. lack of satisfaction, even discomfort, resulting from eating unaccustomed or foreign food.

laʻolaʻo₃ [laʻo·laʻo]  n.
  • kindling;
  • small sticks placed at a break in a bank of a taro patch;
  • trash.
TAR

laʻolaʻo₄ [laʻo·laʻo]  vs. rough, pitted, calloused.

Lā o nā mākuahine  Mother's Day (EH)

Laosa  n. Laos; Laotian. Eng. G

lapa₁  nvs. ridge, slope, steep side of a ravine; ridged. cf. kualapa. GEO

hoʻolapato form a ridge; ridge

lapa₂  nvs.
  • overactive,
  • energetic,
  • mischievous;
  • gamboling and cavorting, as a young animal;
  • roughhouse;
  • to flash.
 
. cf. ʻālapa, athletic, active, athlete..., ʻōlapa₃, dancer... [(OC) PPn *lapa, flash (of light); to flash] [lalapa: Ka ʻoni nui ʻana a pīhoihoi.]WIN VOL

hoʻolapa ka ʻōpūa disturbed stomach

hoʻolapa₁to rise up; to boil; to swell, as a blister; to spread or blaze, as fire or volcanic eruption; to excite or flare, as with passion; to animate; to cook by boiling

Hoʻolapa₂wind famous at Kaʻū

Ka puhi lapa i ke ale.Eel playing in the hollows.

lapa ahiflame, blaze.

lapa kairestless, active sea

Ua wala kīʻaha paha, ke hoʻolapa mai nei.The glass is tilted back perhaps, getting active.

lapa  vs. wild or roughhousing, as an overactive or unruly child. cf. ʻāhiu.

vs. improper, in math. MTH

hakina lapaimproper fraction

lapa₃  n. bamboo liners, for tapa printing. TAP

lapa₄  n. orifice of the womb. also lapa pūʻao. BOD

lapa₅  n. clot, as of blood. BOD

lapa₆  n. a variety of sweet potato. SWP

lapa₇  n. a variety of taro. TAR

lapa₈  n. male mahimahi fish. FIS

lapa₉  vt. to slacken off the lower section on an ʻōpelu bag net; part of the catch remains in the water, and the top part only of the net is raised to the canoe and the catch taken; a large catch would be too heavy to bring up at once. CAN NET

lapa₁₀  n. blade, as of a knife. [+]TOO

lāpa  n. raft. bounty.

lāpa lāʻauwooden raft

lāpa laholiorubber raft

lā paʻahao [ paʻa·hao]  n. days of labor required of tenants. Also kōʻele, lā kōʻele. see paʻahao₂. (RC 378)

lapa ahi  n. flame, blaze.

lapa ahi   n. solar flare. lit., flash (of) solar fire. cf. kiko lā, puapuaʻi lā, ʻale ahi lā.

lapaʻau  nvt.
  • medical practice; medical, medicinal.
  • to treat with medicine,
  • heal, cure;
 
bc [Pn(NP) *lapakau, skilled, knowledgeable; an expert (Clk)] [Hana a ola kekahi maʻi a palapū paha i nā lāʻau a me nā lawelawe ʻē aʻe e ola ai.]₁₄ILL

E lapaʻau ana ke kahuna i ke keiki.The practitioner is treating the child.

kahuna lapaʻaumedical priest or practitioner

kauka lapaʻaumedical doctor

lāʻau lapaʻaumedicine

pono lapaʻauarticles used in curing disease

lapaʻau hoʻomiki uila [lapa·ʻau hoʻo·miki uila]  n. shock therapy. lit., treat (by) causing alertness (with) electricity.

Hana ʻia ka lapaʻau hoʻomiki uila no ka lapaʻau ʻana i kekahi mau ʻano maʻi o ka lolo.Shock treatment is used for some kinds of mental disorders.

lapaʻau kui Pākē [lapa·ʻau kui ·]  n. acupuncture. lit., cure (using) Chinese needles. [+]ILL

lapaiki [lapa·iki]  n. small drum. (Ii 137)

Lapaiki [Lapa-iki]  placename. gulch, northern Lānaʻi. lit.: small ridge.

Lapakahi [Lapa-kahi]  placename. land section, Kohala qd., Hawaiʻi, site of 1968 archaeological diggings, an ahupuaʻa. (Newman.). lit.: single ridge.

lapa kai  restless sea with undercurrent (EH)

lāpaki [·paki]  n. rabbit, hare. cottontail (HE) Eng. ANI

ʻiole lāpakirabbit

lāpaki [·paki]  n. rabbit. also lāpiki, ʻiole lāpiki. ANI

lāpaki huelo pulupulu [·paki huelo pulu·pulu]  n. cottontail rabbit. also lāpiki huelo pulupulu, ʻiole lāpiki huelo pulupulu. ANI

lāpaki kinikila [·paki kini·kila]  n. chinchilla rabbit. also lāpiki kinikila, ʻiole lāpiki kinikila. Eng. ANI

Lapakohana [Lapa-kohana]  placename. cinder cone (2,268 feet high), Kamalō qd., south Molokaʻi. lit.: bare ridge.

lapa koko  n. blood clot. ILL

lapa koko  n. blood clot. ILL

lapakū [lapa·]  vs. excessively active. MUS

Lapakū i Hawaiʻi ka wahine, aʻo Pele.The woman Pele is most active on Hawaiʻi. (chant)

lapalapa₁ [lapa·lapa]  steep-ridged, many-ridged. redup. of lapa₁, ridge, slope... bc

ihu lapalapahigh-bridged nose

poʻo lapalapaa square head

lapalapa₂ [lapa·lapa]  redup of lapa₂, overactive, energetic, mischievous; gamboling and cavorting...;
  • to bubble, boil,
  • blaze;
  • to cavort.
 
bc PPN *lapalapa. [Ka piʻi ʻana o ke ahi i luna.]

hoʻolapalapato cause to blaze, boil, etc

ipu hoʻolapalapaboiler

wai lapalapaboiling water

lapalapa₃ [lapa·lapa]  vs. clotted. cf. lapa koko. bc

lapalapa₄ [lapa·lapa]  n. native mountain trees (Cheirodendron), in the panax family, conspicuous for the slender-stemmed leaves, each leaf with three to five, rarely six or seven leaflets that flutter (lapalapa) in the breeze. see also hū ʻōlapa. also ehu, kauila māhu, māhu, ʻōlapa, ʻōlapalapa. (Neal 652) bc PLA TRE

lapalapa₅ [lapa·lapa]  n. name for a large mahimahi, dolphin. bc FIS

lapa niho  n. alveolar, in linguistics. lit., tooth ridge. LNG

lapa pūʻao  same as lapa₄, orifice of the womb... BOD

lapa puki, laba puki  n. rubber boot. also puki lapa. Eng. CLO

Lapatewe [lapa·tewe]  n. Laptev. Eng. G

Ke kai ʻo LapateweLaptev Sea

lāpauea [·pau·ea]  var. of hāpauea, aged.

lapa uila  n.v. lightning flash; to flash, as lightning. WIN

lapauila₁, lapauwila [lapa·uila]  same as kunakuna, doorposts. HOU

lapauila₂, lapauwila [lapa·uila]  n. booms joining hulls of a double canoe, corresponding to ʻiako of a single canoe. CAN

Lapaʻulaʻula [Lapa-ʻulaʻula]  placename. ridge, Hālawa qd., Molokaʻi. lit.: red ridge.

lapauwila  var. spelling of lapauila₁, doorposts...

lapawai [lapa·wai]  n. amniotic fluid. BOD

lapa wai  n. agitated fresh water, rippling water, cascading water; shining water, as in the sunlight.

lapawāwae [lapa··wae]  n. shin, shank. lit., leg ridge. BOD

lāpeʻe [·peʻe]  vs. bent, crooked, doubled up; curled up, like the tail of a pig; coiled, flexed. same as lākeʻe; [Ka noho pōʻai ʻana e like hoʻi me ka nahesa.]₁₇

hoʻolāpeʻecaus/sim

Lapelana  n. Lapland. G

Lapetusa [iape·tusa]  n. Lapetus, a moon of Saturn. Eng. STA

lapi, rabi  n. rabbi. Heb. rabbi. (Mat. 23.7)

lā piha makahiki [ piha maka·hiki]  n. birthday.

lāpika [·pika]  rare var. of lāpaki, rabbit...

lāpiki [·piki]  n. rabbit. usu. ʻiole lāpiki. Niʻihau. also lāpaki. see entries under lāpaki.

lāpine [·pine]  same as lūkini, lemon grass. PLA

lā pōmaikaʻi  lucky day (EH)

lapu  nvs. ghost (Isa. 34.14) , apparition, phantom, specter; haunted; to haunt; to act as a ghost.

hoʻolaputo pretend to be a ghost, as children on Halloweʻen

Ua lapu ke keiki a kāua iaʻu.I have been haunted by our child. (For. 5:557)

lapu  vs. haunted.

hale lapuhaunted house, not the Halloween variety

kiliki o laputrick or treat

lapulapu [lapu·lapu]  vt.
  • to pick up, as sticks for fuel;
  • to collect, gather;
  • to handle,
  • tie.
 
[Pn(CE) *rapu, ??] [ʻOhi i ka wahie.]₁₄

hoʻolapulapucaus/sim

Lāpule ʻAi Pelena  Communion Sunday (EH)

Lāpule [·pule]  n. Sunday. lit., prayer day.

Lāpule [·pule]  n. Sunday. abb. Lp.

lāpuʻu [·puʻu]  vs.
  • bunched up, humped up, curled up;
  • crooked, bent over, arched;
  • head bent forward, as of a bucking horse.
 
. also nāpuʻu. [Ka ʻōwili ʻia ʻana o kekahi mea. 1. ke ʻano o ka waiho ʻana o ka puhi ma ke kāheka liʻiliʻi o ka wai, ʻo ia hoʻi, he pelu ʻia kekahi hapa a kokoke i kekahi a i ʻole a ma luna o kekahi. 2. wili ma luna o kekahi mea no ka hōʻeha ʻana iā ia e like me ka hana a kekahi mau ʻano nāhesa.]₁₀,₁₄

hoʻolāpuʻucaus/sim

lapuʻuna  n. a hump, crook, arch; a humping, arching.

lapuwale [lapu·wale]  nvs.
  • vanity, foolishness,
  • worthlessness; worthless, of no value;
  • mischievous,
  • wretch, scoundrel.
bc

He iʻa lapuwale, he pāpaʻi niho mole.A worthless sea creature, a crab with missing claw. (hula song)

lapuwale o lapuwalevanity of vanities

Latina  var. spelling of Lākina, Latin...

latitu  var. spelling of lakikū, latitude...

latitū [lati·]  see lakikū, latitude...

lātoma [·toma]  n. molecule. SCI

kino lātomaallotrope, i.e. a different molecular form of an element, in science

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lau

see below...

  lau₁ - leaf, frond, leaflet, greens; to leaf out. lau is sometimes contracted to ....
      lau ʻai - salad. lit., edible leaves.
      lau ʻai ʻia - greens (edible)
      lau ʻawa₁ - kava leaf.
      lau ʻawa₂ - first two or three taro leaves, as offered with kava leaves with ....
      lau hala - pandanus leaf, especially as used in plaiting.
      lau hau - leaf of hau tree.
      lau hihi pā - ivy. lit., leaf (which) creeps (on) walls.
      lau hoʻohiwahiwa - greenery (for decorations)
      lau ʻīnana - cotyledon. lit., leaf (from) stirring of life.
      lau kalakoa - croton. lit., variegated leaves.
      lau kalo - taro leaf.
      lau kapalili₂ - legendary name for trembling leaves of the first taro, said to have been born ....
      lau kī₁ - ti leaf.
      lau kī₂ - tea leaf.
      lau kī pala - yellowed ti leaf.
      lau koa - leaf of a koa tree.
      lau liʻi - small-leafed; qualifying term for some plants, as maile.
      lau liʻi - small leaf
      lau loa₁ - a long leaf.
      lau loa - lengthwise.
      lau loa₂ - length; lengthwise.
      lau lole - wauke leaf. lit., clothing leaf.
      lau makani - puff of wind.
      lau manamana - a divided leaf; many leaves, many branches; descendants, as of a family.
      lau mulemule - bitter herbs
      lau nahele - plants, forest growth or leaves, herbs, greenery.
      lau nahele ʻai ʻia - edible herb
      lau nahele ʻōiwi - natural vegetation. lit., native plants.
      lau niu - coconut leaf, frond. See hair.
      lau noʻe - coleus. lit., colored leaf.
      lau ʻoliwa - olive leaves; perhaps formerly used fig. for letters.
      lau pala - fading leaf turning yellow, red, or brown. Fig., person failing in health.
      lau palakāhela - leaf fading or withering
      lau poʻopoʻohina - Niʻihau.
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          ʻae lau nui - same as ʻae₅, with large leaves.
          ʻahakea lau liʻi - a small-leafed ʻahakea (Bobea elatior var. brevipes).
          ʻahakea lau nui - a large-leafted ʻahakea (Bobea elatior).
          ʻakaʻakai lau - green onion (Allium fistulosum); its leaves are eaten with salt salmon. lit., ....
          ʻākulikuli lau liʻi - same as ʻākulikuli kula, purslane (Portulaca oleracea)...
          ʻawa lau - a young kava plant (root, stem, and leaves) used as an offering to the gods.
          hāʻule lau - fall, autumn, lit., leaf falling.
          hōʻawa lau nui - a kind of hōʻawa (Pittosporum kauaiense), a tree to 12 m high, found ....
          ʻiʻo lau maiʻa - yellowish grain in wood, especially koa, named for its resemblance to the ....
          ʻiwaʻiwa lau liʻi - a native fern (Asplenium macraei) with narrow, feather-shaped fronds 30 to 60 ....
          ʻiwaʻiwa lau nui - an endemic fern (Tectaria gaudichaudii) with thin, triangular fronds 30 cm to ....
          ʻiwa lau liʻi - same as ʻiwaʻiwa lau liʻi, a native fern (Asplenium macraei) with narrow, feather-shaped fronds 30 to 60 ....
          kaʻa lau niu - coconut-leaf thatching.
          kaʻeo lau - a variety of taro.
          kāmakahala lau liʻi - a native shrub (Labordia waialealae) with small leaves 1.3 to 2.6 cm long, ....
          kihi lau nui₁ - a sweet potato. lit., large-feafed kihi.
          kihi lau nui₂ - a taro.
          koa lau kani - a kind of koa tree regarded by Hawaiians as male. lit., strong koa.
          koa lau nui - a variety of koa. lit., large-leafed koa.
          koali lau manamana - same as koali ʻai, an African morning-glory...
          kōlea lau liʻi - a native small tree or shrub with small leaves (Myrsine sandwicensis).
          kōlea lau nui - a native tree (Myrsine lessertiana) in the rain forests, with narrow to wide, ....
          kupukupu lau liʻi - long, narrow fern (Nephrolepis duffii), with numerous short lateral divisions ....
          laukahi lau nui - a species of laukahi. lit., big-leafed laukahi.
          lauoho piʻipiʻi lau nui - wavy hair
          lehua lau liʻi - a form of ʻōhiʻa lehua tree with very small leaves. lit., small-leafed lehua.
          loke lau - green rose (Rosa chinensis, f. viridiflora).
          maile lau liʻi - a variety of maile (f. angusta), with narrow pointed leaves. lit., ....
          maile lau nui - a variety of maile (f. sulcata), with large leaves. lit., big-leaved maile.
          mākole lau - leaf turning yellow or red, or drying.
          mākuʻe lau liʻi - a small native fern (Grammitis hookeri), with narrow, unbranched fronds 8 to ....
          mana lau loa - a native, large-leaved variety of taro, chiefly used as table taro; ....
          mea ʻai lau nahele - vegetable. lit., forest leaf food.
          mū pao lau - leaf miner. lit., insect (that) bores leaves.
          ʻohe lau liʻiliʻi - small-leafed bamboo.
          pakuhi ʻau me ka lau - stem and leaf plot, in math.
          pālahalaha lau - having many leaves, but little fruit.
          palai lau liʻi - a small native filmy fern (Sphaerociomium obtusum), growing on forest ....
          pala lau hala - yellow as a pandanus leaf, said of the very old.
          palapalai lau liʻi - a native fern (Diellia pumila), 10 to 30 cm high, with narrow, pinnate ....
          pilo kea lau liʻi - a native shrub (Platydesma rostratum), with long, narrow leaves, clustered, ....
          poʻo lau - leaf base; butt end of a leaf.
          puaʻa lau - name for plants that might replace pig in some sacrifices, a favorite being young ....
          uhina lau - cuticle, a waxy covering of plants, usually found on leaves. lit., leaf covering.
          uluhe lau nui - a large species of false staghorn fern (Hicriopteris pinnata, formerly ....
          waʻa lau kī - toy canoe made of ti leaves.
          wai pūʻolo i ka lau lāʻau - an ancient name for ice. lit., water in a package of tree leaves, so called because ....
  lau₂ - dragnet, seine, so called because formerly made of ti leaves (lau) tied to a rope.
      lau kapalili₁ - same as hukilau, seine fishing, but reportedly used in deeper water ....
      lau ʻōpae - shrimp net, about a fathom long, placed around a heap of rocks called ahu ....
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          lawaiʻa kō lau - the old name for hukilau fishing.
          paʻa lau - those holding a lau, dragnet; to hold the lau.
          ʻupena kō lau - seine. lit., rope-pulling net.
  lau₃ - sheet; surface; blade, as of grass.
      lau mauʻu - blade of grass.
  lau₄ - to be much, many; very many, numerous; four hundred. [traditional 4-based ....
      lau wai - stream or pond full of water; many streams: abundance of water.
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          awa lau - many channels
          kini lau - numerous, very many.
          kino lau - many forms taken by a supernatural body, as Pele, who could at will become ....
          moena lau - mat made with wide wefts.
          niu hua lau - a variety of coconut, with very numerous small, sweet fruits. lit., coconut with ....
  lau₅ - pattern, as for quilts; design; print of a cloth.
      lau huinahā lōʻihi - rectangular array, in math. lit., rectangle pattern.
      lau kāpala - print, as something impressed or stamped with a print. lit., printed design.
      lau poʻo kuni - letterhead design.
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          kilika lau - brocaded silk.
          kuiki lau - quilt.
          pāhoehoe lau - brocaded satin
  lau₆ - thatched mountain hut, as used by farmers, canoe-makers, birdcatchers.
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          kā lau - to thatch the inside of the house with leaves, especially pandanus leaves. lit., ....
  lau₇ - tip, as of the tongue; top (probably related to wēlau and ʻēlau, tip).
      lau alelo - tongue tip.
      lau alelo - blade of the tongue. lit., tongue blade.
  lau₈ - sweet-potato slip or vine.

lau₁  nvi. leaf, frond, leaflet, greens; to leaf out. lau is sometimes contracted to lā-, as lāʻī, lāʻie, lāʻō. bc [(AN) PPn *lau, leaf: *(l,r)rau]PLA

hoʻolauto grow leaves; to leaf out

lau₂  n. dragnet, seine, so called because formerly made of ti leaves (lau) tied to a rope. cf. hukilau, lauahi, lauʻapoʻapo, laukō. bc [PPn *rau, a kind of net made of coconut fronds]FIS FER PLA NET

hoʻolau₁to use a lau

hoʻolau₂a bundle of grass or ferns set in water to attract shrimps or ʻoʻopu fish; a net was placed under this bundle, and the fish shaken into it.

lau₃  n. sheet; surface; blade, as of grass. cf. lā-₂, lauahi, lauhoe, laulā, laumania, moena lau. bc PLA

lau₄  num. to be much, many; very many, numerous; four hundred. [traditional 4-based counting: kāuna 4; kaʻau 40; lau 400; mano 4,000; kini 40,000; lehu 400,000] . cf. kini, mano. bc [PPn *rau, hundred] [Nui ʻino; nui hewahewa; ʻehā haneli. He ʻehā haneli o kekahi mea.]₁₁,₁₄MTH

ahe lau makanigentle winds, caressing

hoʻolauto make numerous; to assemble, as of numerous persons or animals; numerous

Lau ā lau hōkū o ka lani.Hundreds and hundreds of stars in the heaven.

Lau lena ka pua o ka māmane.The māmane is yellow with blossoms.

lau-  prefix. multi-; many. MTH

moku ahikao lauʻenekinimultiengined spaceships

lau₅  n. pattern, as for quilts; design; print of a cloth. bc

pāhoehoe laubrocaded satin

lau₆  n. thatched mountain hut, as used by farmers, canoe-makers, birdcatchers. bc BIR CAN

lau₇  n. tip, as of the tongue; top (probably related to wēlau and ʻēlau, tip). bc

lau makedeath-dealing tip, as of a weapon

Moe i ka lau o ka lihilihi.To doze; lit., sleep by the tip of the eyelash. (Kep. 115)

lau₈  n. sweet-potato slip or vine. bc

laua  vi. not much remaining to do, progressing, nearly finished (commonly used after a negative).

ʻAʻohe i laua aku kāua hana.There's a great deal for us both to do.

Ke laua aku nei kāna hana.His work is coming along.

lāua  pronoun. they, them (dual). (see ē lauala for use of lāua as a second person vocative.) (Gram. 8.2)   bc [PPn *laa-rua, third person dual independent pronoun: *(ki)laa-(r)ua]

lāua ʻeluaboth

lauaʻaua  var. spelling of lāuaʻaua, counselor. (EH)AltSpel

lāuaʻaua, lauaʻaua [·uaʻa·ua]  n. counselor. rare. 

lauae.jpgborder=0lauaʻe₁, lauwaʻe [lau·aʻe]  n. a fragrant fern (Phymatosorus scolopendria syn. Microsorium scolopendria); when crushed, its fragrance suggests that of maile; famous for its fragrance on Kauaʻi (see lauaʻe₂). Pieces were strung in pandanus leis between the keys. see chant, punia. (Neal 27)FER PAN LEI MUS

lauaʻe₂, lauwaʻe [lau·aʻe]  nvs. beloved, sweet, of a lover. FER

hoʻolauaʻeto cherish, as a beloved memory

I ka make ʻana o kāna kāne, ua hoʻolauaʻe aʻela ʻoia i ke aloha.At the death of her husband, she cherished the loving memory.

Ka ipo lauaʻe o Makana.The sweet beloved of Makana [reference to the famous lauaʻe ferns of Makana, Kauaʻi].

lauaʻe₃, lauwaʻe [lau·aʻe]  same as lauaʻe haole, a fern... FER

lauaʻe₄, lauwaʻe [lau·aʻe]  vt. to gather together, collect.

Lauaʻe₅, lauwaʻe [lau·aʻe]  n. wind, Honopū, Kauaʻi. (Nak. 58)WIN

lauaʻe haole [lau·aʻe haole]  n. a fern (Phlebodium aureum), hare's-foot fern, from tropical America, much like the lauaʻe, but with larger, dull light-green scentless fronds. First collected in Hawaiʻi in mountains of Kauaʻi (August, 1909), probably as an escape. (Neal 26)FER PLA

lauāhea [lau·ā·hea]  S  n. rumor, hearsay. [Ka hauwalaʻau ʻana e pill ana i kekahi poʻe.]

lauahi₁ [lau·ahi]  nvt.
  • to destroy, as by fire or lava flow.
  • fig., quick, deft (as after lima);
  • greedy, lecherous.
 
. see ex. one ʻā, ʻowāhi. [Ka hoʻopau ʻana i kekahi mea i ke ahi a i ʻole ka luaʻi pele.]VOL

Lauahi Pele i kai o Puna.Pele's lava flows are devastating seaward of Puna. (ON 1950 chant)

lauahi₂ [lau·ahi]  n. bag net used for fish, as ʻōhua. FIS NET

lau ʻai  n. salad. lit., edible leaves. FOO

lauʻai [lau·ʻai]  n. vegetable. see ʻaila meakanu. FOO

Maikaʻi ka lauʻai no ke olakino.Vegetables are good for you.

lau ʻai ʻia  greens (edible) (EH)

lauākea [lau·ā·kea]  nvs. common; commoner. lit., much public.

lauaki [lau·aki]  vt. to cooperate, work together, as of experts; to concentrate on the same task; to pool talents.

lauʻala [lau·ʻala]  n. herb, as basil, thyme, etc. FOO

ʻO ke kōkoʻolau, he lauʻala lapaʻau ia i maikaʻi no ka lapaʻau ʻana i kekahi mau ʻano maʻi.Kōkoʻolau is a kind of herb with medical properties which makes a good tea for treating some kinds of sickness.

lau alelo  n. tongue tip. BOD

lau alelo  n. blade of the tongue. lit., tongue blade. see kūʻau alelo, mole alelo, waena alelo, wēlau alelo. BOD

laualo [lau·alo]  n. ventral, in biology. cf. lauhope, laukua, laumua. SCI

lauʻalo  contraction of lau kalo, taro leaf. TAR

lauʻamaʻu  n. tapa-beater design. lit., ʻamaʻu fern pattern. FER TAP

lauana [lau·ana]  n. pattern, repeating series. MTH

lauana helunumber pattern

lauana hoʻokahuasettlement pattern, in geography

lauana [lau·ana ]  n. meter, in music. lit., time pattern. MUS

lauʻapoʻapo  n. type of lau fishing outside the reef, seine. lit., catching seine. FIS NET

lauʻauʻa, lau ʻaua [lau·ʻauʻa]  vi. to withhold; stingy. fig. to withhold or conceal strength, as a warrior (Malo 196, 203) or gambler; this may refer to the common tale motif of the idol hero who enters the battle only after his confederates are losing, as of Kawelo, Pele, Panaʻewa. Another figurative use concerns a woman unattractive to males, and (AP) a lottery or game of chance. cf. ʻauʻa. SPO WAR

kuleana lauʻauʻaexecutive privilege, i.e. the right of the President to withhold information about his activities from the legislature or judiciary

lauʻawa  n. pagoda flower (Clerodendrum buchananii var. fallax), a low shrub with downy heart-shaped leaves and clusters of scarlet flowers, native to Java. (Neal 731)PLA FLO

Lauʻawa  var. spelling of Lauʻawaʻawa, a gentle wind and rain associated with...

lau ʻawa₁  n. kava leaf. KAV

lau ʻawa₂  n. first two or three taro leaves, as offered with kava leaves with prayers for a good food supply. KAV TAR

Lauʻawaʻawa, Lauʻawa  n. a gentle wind and rain associated with Hāna, Maui. WIN

laudamana  var. spelling of laukamana, laudanum...

lauʻehu  n. a grass endemic to Niʻihau, Panicum niihauense. lit., red leaf. PLA

lauʻeka  same as pālauʻeka, pittance.

lauʻekī  n. top, as of sugar-cane tassel or of shell ginger about to bloom. cf. ʻekī. PLA

lauele [lau·ele]  vi. to wander mentally, imagine. cf. -ele. rare. 

lauele [lau·ele]  vi. to daydream.

lauʻena₁  vi. to glow with heat, anger, passion

lauʻena₂  see Onelauʻena.

lau hala, lauhala  n. pandanus leaf, especially as used in plaiting. [Pn(NP) *lau-fala, pandanus leaves for weaving; a type of pandanus]PAN

lauhalalana [lau·hala·lana]  n. vagabond, drifter, one as useless as pandanus leaves adrift in the sea. lit., floating pandanus leaf. PAN

lauhāpapa [lau··papa]  same as laupapa₁.

lauhau [lau·hau]  n. brightly colored butterfly fish (Chaetodon quadrimaculatus and C. umimaculatus). This name may be qualified by the terms kapuhili, kīkākapu, maha uli, nuku ʻiʻiwi or nuku ʻiwi, and wiliwili. cf. kapuhili. FIS

lau hau  n. leaf of hau tree. TRE

lauhele [lau·hele]  var. of laulele, weeds. PLA

iliee.jpgborder=0lauhihi [lau·hihi]  n. Niʻihau. same as ʻilieʻe, wild plumbago (Plumbago zeylanica), a native of tropics of the Eastern Hemisphere to Hawaiʻi, a shrub with white tubular flowers and thin, oval leaves that were used medicinally; the sap was used to blacken tattoo marks... PLA

lau hihi   n. ivy. lit., leaf (which) creeps (on) walls. also ʻaiwi. PLA

lauhili  disorderly (EH)

lauhoe₁ [lau·hoe]  n. blade of a paddle CAN

lauhoe₂ [lau·hoe]  vi. to paddle together and uniformly, either in the same or different canoes. CAN

lau hoʻohiwahiwa  greenery (for decorations) (EH)

lauhope [lau·hope]  n. posterior, in biology. cf. laualo, laukua, laumua. SCI FIS

kualā lauhopeposterior dorsal fin, of a fish

lauhue₁ [lau·hue]  n. a variety of poisonous gourd; to spread, of this vine. PLA

Hoʻokahi Hāwaʻe, lauhue ʻo Kona.Only one Hāwaʻe [and] Kona is covered with the poison gourd [Hāwaʻe was an evil sorcerer who prayed many to death; one bad person can poison a whole area]. (ON 1072)

lauhua [lau·hua]  n. a kind of ʻoʻopu, a fish. FIS

lauhue₂ [lau·hue]  var. of lauhua, a fish. FIS

lauhuʻe [lau·huʻe]  vt. to clear, remove, as mulch.

lau huinahā lōʻihi [lau huina· ·ʻihi]  n. rectangular array, in math. lit., rectangle pattern. MTH

lauhuki₁ [lau·huki]  nvt. tapa soaking, to soak tapa. TAP

Lauhuki₂ [lau·huki]  n. name of a goddess worshipped by tapa makers. TAP

lauhulu₁ [lau·hulu]  nvt. dry banana leaf; to wrap, as a bundle, with ti leaves inside and banana leaves outside. fig., outsider, one from another locality (sometimes said disparagingly). BAN

lauhulu₂ [lau·hulu]  vt. fast, swift, as of destruction; to seize, as an ʻahi seizes a hook.

lauʻī  n. ti leaf. Also lāʻī, lau kī. see ex. polapola₄. TII

lauia [lau·ia]  n. a parrotfish (Scarus dubius). FIS

lauʻiʻi  n. a native fern (Doodia spp.), somewhat like kupukupu₃. FER

lauika [lau·ika]  n. mode, as the number or numbers that occur most often in a set, in math. MTH

Lauiki [Lau-iki]  placename. street, Ala Wai section, Honolulu. (TM). lit.: small leaf.

lauili [lau·ili]  var. spelling of lauwili, circuitous...

lau ʻīnana [lau ʻī·nana]  n. cotyledon. lit., leaf (from) stirring of life. PLA SCI

lau ʻīnana kahimonocotyledon

lau ʻīnana luadicotyledon

lauipala2.jpgborder=0lauʻīpala [lauʻī·pala]  same as lāʻīpala, a tang fish (Zebrasoma flavescens). FIS

lauʻī pekepeke [lauʻī peke·peke]  n. short, stunted ti leaves; a term of opprobrium for the kauā (outcast), as such ti leaves were of less value than long leaves. PLA

lauʻīwiliwili [lauʻī·wili·wili]  same as lauwiliwili, a fish. FIS

laukahi_kuahiwi.jpgborder=0laukahi₁ [lau·kahi]  n. broad-leafed plantain (Plantago major), a Eurasian stemless weed, with thick broad leaves, 2.5 to 25 cm long, forming a rosette near the ground, and with tiny flowers developing in a cylindrical head at the tip of a slender stalk; used externally to ripen and heal boils, internally for diabetes and other ailments. lit., single leaf. also kūhēkili. (Neal 792) Perhaps PCP *rautasi. PLA FLO

laukahi₂ [lau·kahi]  n. marsh pennywort (Hydrocotyle verticillata). Niʻihau. cf. pohe₂ and (Neal 659). PLA

laukahi kuahiwi [lau·kahi kua·hiwi]  n. mountain laukahi. PLA

laukahi lau nui [lau·kahi lau nui]  n. a species of laukahi. lit., big-leafed laukahi. PLA

laukahi liʻiliʻi [lau·kahi liʻi·liʻi]  n. a native sword-shaped fern (Elaphoglossum sp.) lit., small laukahi. FER

laukahi nunui₁ [lau·kahi nunui]  n. native sword-shaped fern (Elaphoglossum aemulum). FER

laukahi nunui₂ [lau·kahi nunui]  n. broad-leafed plantain. lit., large laukahi. PLA

laukāhiʻu [lau··hiʻu]  n. a kind of shark, possibly thresher. lit., much hit tail. FIS

laukaʻi [lau·kaʻi]  vs. coordinated, put in order. see hoʻolaukaʻi, to coordinate, put in order...

laukaʻina [lau·kaʻina]  n. sequence, in math. MTH

laukalakoa [lau·kala·koa]  n. snowbush (Breynia disticha syn. B. nivosa) from South Pacific islands. It has rounded-oval leaves, mottled green and white, or, in one variety, green, white, red, and pink. lit., calico (Eng.) leaf. (Neal 500)PLA

lau kalakoa [lau kala·koa]  n. croton. lit., variegated leaves. cf. lau noʻe. PLA

laukalo [lau·kalo]  same as pūnua, fledgling.

lau kalo  n. taro leaf. TAR

laukamana, laudamana [lau·kamana]  n. laudanum. Eng.

Laukamani [Lau-kamani]  n. wind associated with Hālawa, Molokaʻi. lit., kamani leaf. (For. 5:103) WIN

laukana [lau·kana]  vs. uninterested in religion, indifferent to religion. rare. 

laukanaka, laū kanaka [lau·kanaka]  nvt. densely populated, having many people; many people; to populate. BIR

hoʻolaukanakato have many people about one; to dispel loneliness with people

I laukanaka au i leo kūpinaʻi.That I peopled with echoes. (Kel. 61)

Ka manu hoʻolaukanaka, o ia uka ʻiu ano.The bird that dispels loneliness in that far, quiet upland. (song)

-laukanea 

hoʻolaukaneasame as hoʻokanea, to cause loss of appetite

Hoʻolaukanea kēia piki iaʻu no ka mea ʻo ka puni kēia a kuʻu moʻopuna.I've lost appetite for this peach because it is my grandchild's favorite.

laukani [lau·kani]  vs. tough, hardy. (For. 6:392)

laukanu [lau·kanu]  n. planted sweet-potato vine. see lau₈. SWP

lau kāpala [lau ·pala]  n. print, as something impressed or stamped with a print. lit., printed design. see kāpala.

laukapalala [lau·kapa·lala]  n. legendary name for broad leaves of the first taro, said to have been born of a woman. cf. lau kapalili₂. TAR

lau kapalili₁ [lau kapa·lili]  same as hukilau, seine fishing, but reportedly used in deeper water and with yellowed ti or banana leaves. lit., trembling net. FIS BAN NET

lau kapalili₂ [lau kapa·lili]  n. legendary name for trembling leaves of the first taro, said to have been born of a woman. cf. laukapalala. (Malo 244)TAR

laukea₁ [lau·kea]  n. a small tree or shrub (Claoxylon sandwicense, var. tomentosum and degeneri; C. helleri) on Kauaʻi only, in the euphorbia family, having leaves to about 8 by 18 cm and small clustered flowers. cf. poʻolā. (Neal 499)PLA TRE FLO

laukea₂ [lau·kea]  n. hard gray stone, used for adzes. STO TOO

laukea₃ [lau·kea]  vs. gray with age or sickness; pale, as an invalid.

laukī [lau·]  n. a cosmopolitan tropical weed (Cassia leschen-aultiana), a small shrub with finely divided leaves, yellow flowers, and small narrow pods. (Neal 427)PLA FLO

lau kī₁  n. ti leaf. TII

lau kī₂  n. tea leaf. cf. koʻokoʻolau. PLA

laukia manu  fowler (EH)

Laukīnui [Lau--nui]  placename. beach, Mākaha, Oʻahu, now called Lahilahi Beach. lit.: large ti leaf.

laukīpala [lau··pala]  same as lāʻīpala, a fish. FIS

lau kī pala  n. yellowed ti leaf. TII

laukō [lau·]  n. dragnet. NET

lau koa  n. leaf of a koa tree. TRE

laukoa [lau·koa]  vi. to feather out, as young birds. BIR MUS

hoʻolaukoasame as laukoa

I malumalu ai kāna pūnua i manaʻo ai e hoʻolaukoa.To shelter their fledglings which they expect to feather out. (chant for Kawānanakoa)

Laukoa [Lau-koa]  placename. place, Pacific Heights, Honolulu. (TM). lit.: koa leaf.

laukona [lau·kona]  n. a variety of sugar cane with green and yellow striped canes and leaves; used in sorcery, because of the meaning of laukōnā, to break the influence of the hana aloha love magic and change love into hatred. also manini. SUG

laukōnā [lau··]  vs. hardhearted, merciless, heartless, unfriendly, implacable; furious, very angry.

hoʻolaukōnāto treat cruelly, mercilessly; to oppress; to cause hatred

Laukōnā au i kāna hana.I'm furious about what he's done.

Laukōnā wale mai ke aloha.May the love be turned to hate. (prayer)

laukonakona [lau·kona·kona]  same as laukona, var. of sugar cane... (HP 225)SUG

laukonakonā [lau·kona·konā]  redup. of laukōnā, hard-hearted...

laukōpaʻa [lau··paʻa]  n. polysaccharide. lit., multi-sugar. cf. kōpaʻa kahi, kōpaʻa lua.[+]SCI

laukō pua [lau· pua]  n. fishing for young fish (pua) with fine nets. FIS NET

Laukōwai [Lau·kō-wai]  n. wind associated with Maui. lit., water dragnet. (For. 5:101) WIN

laukua₁ [lau·kua]  vs. confused, repetitious, mixed, incoherent, as speech; miscellaneous; irregular-shaped, as some leaves.

laukua [lau·kua]  vs. irregular, as in shape; amorphous, i.e. having no regular crystalline form. cf. analahi.

ʻakano laukuaamorphous substance

kinona laukuairregular shape

laukua₂ [lau·kua]  vt. to take or gather indiscriminately. Similar to hāpuku.

laukua₃ [lau·kua]  n. one skilled in many trades, a jack-of-all-trades.

laukua₄ [lau·kua]  fish pond. (AP) FIS

laukua₅ [lau·kua]  n. dorsal, in biology. cf. laualo, lauhope, laumua. SCI FIS

kualā laukuadorsal fin, of a fish

laukūkahi [lau··kahi]  n. a native fern (Lindsaya macraena), with narrow, divided fronds. Hawaiʻi. lit., leaf that is alone. FER

laulā [lau·]  nvi. broad, wide; liberal; width, breadth, extent; widely known; publicly. bc [(EO) PPn *lau, surface area, expanse]

hele laulāto act with freedom or liberty, to go freely

hoʻolaulāsame as laulā; to broaden, widen, extend

hoʻolaulā i ka manaʻoto broaden the mind or thought

inoa laulāname generally known, not taboo

maʻi laulāepidemic, contagious disease

manaʻo hoʻolaulāconsideration of many angles

manaʻo laulābroad-minded; liberal ideas

ʻōlelo laulāgeneral conversation

ua ʻōlelo laulā ʻiapublicly stated

unuhi laulā loafree translation

laulā [lau·]  vs. wide. see kokoke, lōpū. see also pahuhopu laulā.

ke paʻi laulāwide shot, as of a photograph or in movie or video production

paʻi a laulāto take a wide shot

paʻi a laulā loato take an extreme wide shot

paʻi laulā loaextreme wide shot

vs. width or breadth, in math. abb. ll. also ana laulā, ākea. see laulā loli. range, i.e. the difference between the largest and smallest number or value. also laulā loa. cf. loa, lōʻihi, hohonu, kiʻekiʻe.

koho pāloka laulāgeneral election, in politics

Laulā  placename. way, Kewalo section, Honolulu. lit.: wide.

laulaha [lau·laha]  S  vs.
  • spread far and wide, as news, widespread;
  • circulated, publicized;
  • of common or general knowledge;
  • spread contagiously, as a disease.
  • lit., much spread.
 
[Ka laha ʻana o ka nū hou a puni ka ʻāina. Ka laha me ka ʻike ākea ʻia o kahi mea mai ʻō a ʻō.],₁₇

hoʻolaulahato spread, circulate, publicize, make known

mana laulaha o ke kiaʻāina.General powers of the governor.

laulaha [lau·laha]  S   see kula laulaha, plain, expanse of flat land...

laulā hawewe [lau· hawewe]  n. amplitude, i.e. the greatest distance the particles in a wave rise or fall from their rest position, in science. lit., vibration width. see hoʻolaulā hawewe, ʻanini laulā hawewe. SCI

laulahi [lau·lahi]  n. sheet, as of stamps.

laulahi poʻolekasheet of stamps

laulahilahi [lau·lahi·lahi]  vs. thin.

laulā kaianoho  n. range, habitat. lit. extent (of) habitat. [+]

laulā kala [lau· kala]  n. tint, as of a television screen. lit., breadth (of) color. cf. ʻauina kala. COL

laulā loli [lau· loli]  n. variable width, as in a computer program. CMP

laulama [lau-lama]  n. design on a Niʻihau mat. lit., many torches or lama tree leaves. TRE

Laulani [Lau-lani]  placename. street, Kalihi Uka, Honolulu. (TM). lit.: heavenly leaf.

laulau₁ [lau·lau]  nvt. wrapping, wrapped package; packages of ti leaves or banana leaves containing pork, beef, salted fish, or taro tops, baked in the ground oven, steamed or broiled; any cloth, net, or leaves used as a wrapper or carrier; to wrap or carry in such bundles. [PPn *laulau, basket or leaves for serving or carrying food; to serve food]FIS BAN TAR NET FOO

laulau monibundle of money (Kin. 42.35)

laulau₂ [lau·lau]  n. hat rim. CLO

laulau [lau·lau]  n. brim, as of a floppy hat. cf. kihikihi, pekekeu. CLO

laulau₃ [lau·lau]  vs. pregnant. BOD

laulau₄ [lau·lau]  n. paddle blade. CAN

laulauna [lau·launa]  sociable, friendly, gregarious, genial. redup. of launa;

ʻaʻohe laulauna wale mainot at all sociable

he ʻoluʻolu, he laulaunapleasant, sociable

laulauna ʻoleantisocial

Laulaunui [Laulau-nui]  placename. islet, Pearl Harbor, Oʻahu. lit.: large leaf package.

Laulaupoe [Laulau-poe]  placename. gulch, Koko Head qd., Oʻahu. lit.: round leaf package.

laulāwili [lau··wili]  var. of lauwili, circuitous... (And.)

lauleʻa [lau·leʻa]  nvs. peace, happiness, friendship; restoration of a disrupted friendship; happy, glad, genial, courteous, peaceful.

Hāʻawi aku ʻoukou i hoʻolauleʻa ʻana ā nui wale ma ke kūʻai ʻana aku ma koʻu hale kūʻai.To give you great satisfaction in making purchases at my store.

hoʻolauleʻacelebration, festival, gathering for a celebration, large party; satisfaction; to hold a celebration, to celebrate; to reconcile, restore peace or friendship, appease; to preserve friendship and good will; to be at peace with; to seek to please (Kin. 32.20)

Ke hoʻolauleʻa nei anei au i kānaka, a i ke Akua anei?Do I now persuade men or God? (Gal. 1.10)

Lauleʻa ka nohona o nei kula.Life on this plain is happy.

lauleʻa ʻoleunsociable

laulele₁ [lau·lele]  n. butterfly weed or milkweed (Asclepias curassavica), a tropical American perennial herb 60 to 90 cm high, with umbels of small orange and yellow flowers and pods full of tufted, wind-borne seeds; the leaves were eaten in time of famine; the Monarch butterfly feeds on the leaves. lit., flying leaf. see also hī laulele. also lauhele, pua ʻanuhe. (Neal 697)PLA FLO

laulele₂ [lau·lele]  n. dandelion (Taraxacum officinale). see also hualele. (Neal 860)PLA

laulele₃ [lau·lele]  n. net fishing with small nets as in shallow water (usually used with lawaiʻa or papa) FIS NET

lāuli₁ [·uli]  S  nvs. dark, overcast, shady; darkness. lit., dark sun. [He uliuli a i ʻole ka uhi ʻia o ka lani i ke ao. ʻOmalumalu me ka pouli o ka lani a me ka lā.]₁₁,₁₄WIN

lāuli₂ [·uli]  S   a variety of ulua, a fish. lit., dark fin. FIS

laulihilihi [lau·lihi·lihi]  n. a slender, prostrate shrub in the pink family (Schiedea stellarioides), endemic to Kauaʻi, with small, linear leaves, and large open panicles of small flowers. lit., bordered leaf. also māʻoliʻoli. PLA FLO

lau liʻi  vs. small-leafed; qualifying term for some plants, as maile. cf. ʻiʻo₃. PLA

lau liʻi  small leaf PLA

ʻaʻapehihi lau liʻiphilodendron

laulike [lau·like]  vs. homogeneity, i.e. the premise that, on a large scale, matter is uniformly spread throughout the universe, in science. see manaʻo laulike, thesaurus entry... [+]

laulima [lau·lima]  nvi. cooperation, joint action; group of people working together; community food patch; to work together, cooperate. lit., many hands.

hoʻolaulimato get to cooperate

laulima ʻole  uncooperative (EH)

lauloa₁ [lau·loa]  n. a variety of taro, said to be the original taro brought to Hawaiʻi. Sometimes poetically called hāloa₃, long stalk, because a god of that name was said to have been in the form of this taro. This name may be qualified by the terms hāʻeleʻele or ʻeleʻele; ʻeleʻele ʻōmaʻo, ʻeleʻele ʻula or palakea ʻeleʻele; hāʻula, koko, ʻulaʻula, or palakea ʻula; uliuli or hāuliuli; keʻokeʻo; manini; ʻōniʻoniʻo; palakea or palakea papamū; pānaʻe; poni. (HP 33), (TC 3). cf. hinapū. TAR

lau loa₁  n. a long leaf. PLA

lauloa₂ [lau·loa]  n. a variety of sugar cane. When young, yellow-green, striped with light yellow-brown; with exposure, a deep olive, striped with dark brown-red; broad, long, green leaves; large stalks. (HP 222, 225)SUG

lau loa₂  nvs. length; lengthwise.

lau loa i ka ʻupena.Braid the net lengthwise.

lau loa  vs. lengthwise.

lauloa₃ [lau·loa]  n. long wave or surf, as extending from one end of the beach to the other. also kākala.

lau lole  n. wauke leaf. lit., clothing leaf. PLA CLO

laulonoa [lau·lonoa]  vs. multisensory. [+]

Ua hana haumāna i haʻawina laulonoa, a he honi aku, he nānā aku, he hoʻopā aku, a he ʻai hoʻi lākou i ka manakō.The students have done a multisensory assignment in which they smelled, looked at, touched, and tasted a mango.

laumaʻewa [lau·maʻewa]  S  nvt. insult, taunt, sneer, reproach, contempt; to insult, taunt, mock; taunting, mocking, sneering, derisive.

laumāewa [lau··ewa]  vi. to sway with the movement of the wind, as leaves; to move to and fro, as algae in the sea; blown here and there, as sea spray.

Laumaiʻa [Lau-maiʻa]  placename. land section (6,754 feet elevation), inland from Hilo, Hawaiʻi; a stone trail said to be made by ʻUmi-a-Līloa was also so named. lit.: banana leaf.

Laumaile [Lau-maile]  placename. street, Kalihi Uka, Honolulu. (TM). lit.: maile leaf.

Laumaka [Lau-maka]  placename. street, Kalihi Kai, Honolulu. (TM). lit.: green leaf.

lau makani  n. puff of wind. WIN

laumaki₁ [lau·maki]  var. of laumeki₁, spear, laumeki₂, ebb, laumeki₃, wilt... [Pn(CE) *rau-mati, fair weather (Clk)]

laumaki₂ [lau·maki]  n. low stroke in club fighting. (RC 59) LUA

laumaki wahieʻekeʻeke  fighting stroke (EH)

laumanamana [lau·mana·mana]  n. a variety of sweet potato. SWP

lau manamana [lau mana·mana]  n. a divided leaf; many leaves, many branches; descendants, as of a family. PLA

laumania [lau·mania]  vs.
  • smooth,
  • sheer,
  • steep,
  • even.
 
[Pili kēia i ka pali; no ke kūnihi o ka pali a no paʻakikī loa hoʻi o ka piʻi ʻana i luna a i ʻole no ka iho ʻana i lalo, ʻōlelo ʻia he pali laumania.]₁₃

hoʻolaumaniato smooth; to spread out smoothly and evenly; to free of bumps or lumps

laumanie [lau·manie]  var. of laumania, smooth...

Laumaʻomaʻo [Lau-maʻo·maʻo]  S  n. wind, Punakou, Molokaʻi. lit., green leaves. (Nak. 69)WIN

laumaʻu  n. design on a tapa beater, said to suggest the maʻu leaf. TAP PLA

lau mauʻu  n. blade of grass. PLA

laumeke [lau·meke]  var. of laumeki₁, laumeki₂, laumeki₃.

He koa ia e laumeke ai kahawai o Hilo.A warrior who lessens the flow of Hilo streams [a mighty fighter].

laumeki₁ [lau·meki]  n. a kind of barbed spear. [He ʻano ihe o ka wā kahiko me nā kuku ma kahi o ka wēlau ʻoi.]LUA

laumeki₂ [lau·meki]  vi. to recede, ebb, as the tide or flood waters. [Pn(CE) *rau-mati, fair weather (Clk)]

laumeki₃ [lau·meki]  vi. to wilt, as plants without water. PLA

laumilo₁ [lau·milo]  vi. to writhe, turn, twist, squirm, torture, destroy. cf. ʻōmilomilo.

laumilo₂ [lau·milo]  n. a species of eel, so called because its color was thought to resemble a yellow milo leaf (lau milo). FIS

laumua [lau·mua]  n. anterior, in biology. cf. laualo, lauhope, laukua. SCI FIS

kualā laumuaanterior dorsal fin, of a fish

lau mulemule  bitter herbs (EH)

launa₁  vs. friendly, sociable; to associate with, meet with, fraternize with, visit, be sociable. Used idiomatically with ʻaʻohe, ʻaʻole, ʻole: bc IDI

ʻAʻohe launa ka makaʻu.Terrible fear; there's no limit to the fear; lit., no meeting the fear.

ʻAʻole lihi launa mai o ka pilikia.There's no end to the trouble. cf. hoalauna.

hoʻolaunato introduce one person to another; to be friendly

hoʻolauna ʻanaintroduction

Ke hoʻolauna aku nei au i mua o ʻoukou.I introduce myself to you.

launa ʻanaassociation, intercourse, connection

launa ʻōlelodialogue, communication

launa₂  vs. compatible, as computer programs. cf. launa ʻole, incompatible, as computer programs. see ʻaʻohe launa, inappropriate...

hulu waihona launacompatible file format

Ua launa kēia lako polokalamu hou me kāu kamepiula.This new software is compatible with your computer.

launa₃  vs. corresponding, in math.

ʻaoʻao launacorresponding side, of a triangle

huina launacorresponding angle, of a triangle

launa aloha  n. friendly association, fellowship.

lau nahele  n. plants, forest growth or leaves, herbs, greenery. PLA

lau nahele ʻai ʻia  edible herb (EH)

lau nahele ʻōiwi [lau nahele ʻō·iwi]  n. natural vegetation. lit., native plants. PLA

launakaʻi [launa·kaʻi]  vi. networking; to network, i.e. exchange information or services among individuals. [+]

Ma ka hālāwai o ka nei, ua launakaʻi manakia o hale kūʻai ʻelua.At the meeting last night, the managers of the two stores networked.

launa kanaka  socialize

aʻo launa kanakasocialization; to socialize, i.e. fit, teach, or train (someone) for a social environment or to associate sociably with others

launa male, launa mare  n. marriage relationship; marital rights (RSV), marital duties (KJV). (Puk. 21.10)

launa mare  var. spelling of launa male, marriage relationship...

launa ʻole₁  vs. unequalled, incomparable, unsurpassed, superior (similar to ana ʻole and lua ʻole). see ex. lalawe.

Uʻi launa ʻole.Youthfully beautiful beyond compare.

launa ʻole₂  vs. unsociable.

launa ʻole₃  vs. incompatible, as of computer programs. lit., not compatible. cf. launa.

He hulu waihona launa ʻole kēia.This is an incompatible file format.

launa ʻōlelo  communications, dialogue (EH)

launa ʻoluʻolu  agreeable (EH)

launa palapala [launa pala·pala]  S  n.v. correspondence; to correspond.

launea [lau·nea]  vs. bare, as of leaves. PLA

hoʻolauneacaus/sim

launea [lau·nea]  vs. bare, as a tree without leaves. PLA

launie [lau·nie]  same as launea.

-launili 

hoʻolaunilisame as luaiele

launiu  n. design on a tapa beater. TAP

lau niu  n. coconut leaf, frond. see hair. PPN *lau niu. CN

Launiu [Lau-niu]  placename. street, Waikīkī, Honolulu. (TM). lit.: coconut leaf.

Launiupoko [Lau-niu-poko]  placename. land section, hill (808 feet high), point, village, ditch, stream, State wayside park, Lahaina qd., Maui. lit.: short coconut leaf.

lau noʻe  n. coleus. lit., colored leaf. cf. lau kalakoa. PLA

launui [lau·nui]  n. a variety of taro. lit., large leaf, large design. (HP 33)TAR

lauʻō₁  n. sugar-cane leaf (same as lau kō). PLA SUG

lauʻō₂  n. young white coconut leaves near the heart. CN

lauoʻe [lau·oʻe]  similar to kūoʻe, to saunter.

lauʻoē  var. spelling of lauʻowē, murmuring...

lauoha₁ [lau·oha]  n. sail of a vessel. CAN

lauoha₂ [lau·oha]  vs. dense, lush, of vegetation. cf. ohaoha. PLA

lauoha₃ [lau·oha]  variation in vision, depending on distance of the object seen. (AP)

lauohaoha [lau·oha·oha]  redup. of lauoha₂, dense, lush...

lauoho [lau·oho]  n. hair of the head. lit., head leaf. (For types of hair see hair). bc PCP *lauo(f,s)o. BOD

lauoho ʻehu  reddish hair (EH)

lauoho ʻekekeʻi  short hair (EH)

lauoho hāʻehuʻehu  brown hair (EH)

lauoho kālole  straight hair (EH)

lauoho kuʻi [lau·oho kuʻi]  n. hair switch, wig. lit., added hair. BOD

lauoho loloa  long hair (EH)

lauoho melemele  blonde hair (EH)

lauoho mimilo  hair in curls (EH)

lauoho ʻoʻoleʻa  coarse hair (EH)

lauohoopele₁ [lau·oho-o-Pele]  n. Pele's hair, volcanic glass spun out in hairlike form. VOL

lauohoopele₂ [lau·oho-o-Pele]  n. a fine, hairlike seaweed, found at Waikīkī. SWD

lauoho piʻipiʻi lau nui  wavy hair (EH)

lauoho piʻipiʻi Pukikī  straight hair (EH)

lauoho pipiʻi  kinky hair (EH)

lauoho pōkole  short hair (EH)

lauoho uliuli [lau·oho uli·uli]  S  nvs. one with dark hair, brunette; dark hair. BOD

lauʻōlelo  n. multilingual. [+]LNG

He kanaka lauʻōlelo hoʻi o Kealiʻi, ua paʻa ia ka ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi, Pelekānia, a me ka ʻōlelo Kepanī kekahi.Kealiʻi is multilingual, he knows Hawaiian, English, and Japanese as well. (add3)

lau ʻoliwa  n.
  • olive leaves;
  • perhaps formerly used fig. for letters.
PLA

Ka Lau Oliva.[The Olive Leaf], a monthly magazine edited by H. H. Parker 1871–3.

lauone [lau·one]  n. soil light, fertile, and easy to cultivate; alluvial soil, sandy soil. lit., sand surface. PLA

lau ʻōpae [lau ʻō·pae]  n. shrimp net, about a fathom long, placed around a heap of rocks called ahu or imu (fish and shrimp were prodded and frightened from the rock pile into the net); this type of fishing. FIS NET

lauʻowē, lauʻoē  intensive of ʻowē, murmuring.

lauʻowe haʻihaʻi  murmuring (EH)

laupaʻahapa [lau·paʻa·hapa]  SCI FOO

ʻailakele laupaʻahapapolyunsaturated fat

laupaʻapaʻani [lau·paʻa·paʻani]  vs. merry, jolly, humorous, laugh-provoking, funny, playful, witty. lit., much playing.

laupae [lau·pae]  vs. multiage. lit., many levels. [+]

He papa laupae kēia; aia keiki papa o ka papa ʻelima a me ka ʻeono ma loko.This is a multiage class; grade five and six children are in it.

laupaʻe [lau·paʻe]  n. first two leaves of a taro shoot (according to some, the first three leaves). TAR

Laupāhoehoe [Lau-pāhoehoe]  placename. land sections, Hāmākua, Honomū, Mauna Kea, and Waipiʻo qds.; stream, Hāmākua and Mauna Kea qds.; village, Honomū qd.; homesteads, Mauna Kea qd.; beach park, elementary and high school, point, and ancient surfing area (Finney-Houston 26), Honomū qd., Hawaiʻi, where ʻUmi was bruised while surfing incognito before becoming a chief (FS 124). A man who came from Kahiki and thence to the canoe landing at Laupāhoehoe built a heiau here called Ulekiʻi (penis fetching). The man turned into a pāoʻo fish, and his sister into an ʻaʻawa fish. Fishermen who wanted to catch them were surprised to see them turn into human beings. lit.: smooth lava flat.

laupaʻi₁ [lau·paʻi]  same as laupaʻe, first two leaves of a taro shoot... TAR

laupaʻi₂ [lau·paʻi]  n.v. a great many, multitude, great quantity, heap; to increase, multiply; to have much of; well supplied with.

hoʻolaupaʻito make an abundance, supply, cause an increase, reproduce

laupaʻi ka ʻohanaa big family

Ua laupaʻi ka hana.There was so much to do.

lau pala  n. fading leaf turning yellow, red, or brown. fig., person failing in health.

hoʻolau palato show signs of fading, of a leaf; to show signs of failing health; also same as lau pala

laupalai [lau·palai]  to shine, glitter, sparkle, as dew in the sun. (AP)

lau palakāhela  leaf fading or withering (EH)

laupapa₁ [lau·papa]  n. a broad flat, as of coral, lava, reef. [PPn *lau-papa, broad flat surface]VOL

KalaupapaThe broad flat area. (place on Molokaʻi)

laupapa₂ [lau·papa]  n. board, lumber.

laupapawooden fence

laupau [lau·pau]  a kind of fish. (And.) FIS

lau poʻo kuni  n. letterhead design. see poʻo kuni.

lau poʻopoʻohina [lau poʻo·poʻo·hina]  Niʻihau. same as poʻopoʻohina, seaside heliotrope... PLA

laupuni  vs. universality. [+]

Lauʻula [Lau-ʻula]  placename. street, Waikīkī, Honolulu. (TM). lit.: red leaf.

lauʻulaʻula  n. a kind of sweet potato. lit., red leaf. (HP 142)SWP

lauʻulu  vs. indistinct, as the voice of a sick person. rare. ILL

Lauʻulu [Lau-ʻulu]  placename. trail, Haleakalā Crater, Maui. lit.: breadfruit leaf.

lauwaʻe [lau·waʻe]  var. spelling of lauaʻe₁, fern, lauaʻe₂, beloved, lauaʻe₃, lauaʻe₄, gather...

lau wai  n. stream or pond full of water; many streams: abundance of water.

lauwī [lau·]  same as ʻalauahio, a bird. BIR

lauwili, lauili [lau·wili]  vs. circuitous, roundabout, indirect, turning, twisting, unstable, fickle, changeable, inconstant, double-tongued, variable. cf. wili. bc

hoʻolauwilito cause fickleness, change, twist

hoʻolauwili i ka noʻonoʻoto cause worry, concern, or consternation (Kel. 56)

lauwilito blow from various directions, of the wind

lauwili wale  inconstant, unstable (EH)

lauwiliwili2.jpgborder=0lauwiliwili₁ [lau·wili·wili]  n. a butterfly fish (Chaetodon miliaris). FIS

lauwiliwili₂ [lau·wili·wili]  redup. of lauwili, circuitous...

lauwiliwili.jpgborder=0lauwiliwili nukunuku ʻoiʻoi [lau·wili·wili nuku·nuku ʻoiʻoi]  n. butterfly fishes (Forcipiger longirostris and F. flavissimus). lit., sharp-beaked wiliwili leaf. FIS

lawa₁  nvs. enough, sufficient, ample; to have enough, be satisfied. bc [(EO) PPn *lawa, enough, sufficient, abundant, completed]PAN

E hoʻolawa mai ʻoe i lau hala e paʻa ai kēia moena.Supply me enough pandanus leaves to finish this mat.

hoʻolawato supply, apportion sufficiently, equip

kaʻa i ka lawato be enough

lawa ponoplenty, abundant, ample, adequate

lawa pono ʻoleinsufficient, deficit

lawa₂  vs. possessed of enough or ample knowledge, hence wise, capable, competent. bc

Ua lawa i ka hānai keiki.Wise in raising children.

Ua lawa ke ʻike.Knowing a great deal.

lawa₃  vs. as soon as. bc

I lawa ā pau ka hana, hoʻi kāua.As soon as the work is finished, we'll leave.

lawa₄  nvs. strong, husky; strong man, as in a king's retinue. cf. lawakua. bc [Lawakua.]₁₄

lawa₅  vt. to bind, make fast, tie securely. bc [(MP) PPn *lawa, bind]

lawa₆  vs. white, as of a cock or dog. bc BIR ANI

moa lawa, moa lawa keawhite cock

lawa₇  a large shark fishhook. (AP) bc FIS

lawaaʻeaʻe [lawa·aʻe·aʻe]  nvs. white mixed with a darker color, as of a chicken; dark hair streaked with gray; white chicken with sprinkling of red feathers. cf. aʻeaʻe. COL

Lāwaʻi  placename. village, land division, gulch, and stream, Kōloa district, Kauaʻi.

lawaiʻa₁  nvi. fisherman; fishing technique; to fish, to catch fish. bc PCP *lawaika. FIS

ʻAha Hoʻomalu Lawaiʻa o ka Pākīpika KomohanaWestern Pacific Fishery Management Council.

hoʻomalu lawaiʻa a me ka hahai holoholonafish and game management; to manage fish and game

ʻO ka aku ka lawaiʻa nui a ʻUmialīloa.Casting for bonito was ʻUmialīloa's principal means of fishing. (FS 173)

ʻOihana Lawaiʻa Kai PekelalaNational Marine Fisheries Service.

lawaiʻa₂  n. cormorant. (Oihk. 11.17) bc BIR

Lawaiʻa₃  n. name of a group of seven stars. STA

lawaiʻa kōkō [lawaiʻa ·]  n. fishing within the reef, as by women and children, with long bags of fine mesh into which fish were driven. FIS

lawaiʻa kō lau  n. the old name for hukilau fishing. FIS

lawaiʻamanu [lawaiʻa·manu]  n. birdcatcher, birdcatching with a net. lit., to fish birds. FIS BIR NET

lawaiʻa paʻipaʻi  nvt. to chase fish into a net by slapping the water. cf. pāhoe, to drive fish into a net by beating the paddles rhythmically against the canoe...

Lāwaʻi Kai  placename. land area and bay, seaward of Lāwaʻi, Kauaʻi. lit.: seaward Lāwaʻi.

lawa ka ʻike  competent (EH)

lawa kea  same as moa₁, chicken... see lawa₆, white...

lawakua₁ [lawa·kua]  vs. strong-backed, muscular, of strong physique, bulging with muscles. see ex. konapiliahi. [Ke kanaka kino ikaika maoli. 1. waʻawaʻa o ke kua, nui o nā makala. 2. kanaka lawakua. Ka ikaika loa o ke kino me ka mākala nui; ka pūkonakona.],₁₄,₁₇BOD

lawakua₂ [lawa·kua]  vt. to bind or tie fast, as on the back. fig., to be a dear friend or companion. (PH 218)

Ua lawakua i aloha.Bound to your love. (dirge)

Lawakua₃ [lawa·kua]  n. name of a mountain wind at Nāpali, Kauaʻi. see ex. noiele. WIN

Lawakua₄ [lawa·kua]  n. a lua fighting stroke. LUA

lawalawa [lawa·lawa]  redup. of lawa₅, bind... [Ka nākiʻi a i ʻole ka hoʻopaʻa pū ʻana i kekahi mea.]

-lawalawa 

hoʻolawalawaredup. of hoʻolawa, to supply

Ua hoʻolawalawa i ka ʻai.Supply all with enough food.

lawalawaiʻa [lawa·lawaiʻa]  to fish here and there. redup. of lawaiʻa; FIS MUS

Anu ke kupa lawalawaiʻa o Hoʻolehua.Cold are the native fishermen of Hoʻolehua. (chant)

lawalawaihonua [lawa·lawai·honua]  n. type of large wooden bowl.

lawalawakua₁  redup. of lawakua₂, to bind or tie fast, as on the back...; to tie tightly to the back. [nakiʻi a paʻa i ke kua.]₁₄

lawalawakua₂  a kind of wind usually called Lawakua₃. [he ʻano makani i kapa maʻamau ʻia ʻo ka Lawakua.]₁₄

lāwalu [·walu]  nvt. fish or meat bound in ti leaves for cooking; to cook thus. FIS FOO

palaoa lāwaludough cooked in ti leaves

lawa lua₁  vs. very strong.

lawa lua₂  vt. to bind tightly.

lawa ʻole, lawaʻole  meager, skimpy, insufficient, scanty (EH)

lawaʻole  var. spelling of lawa ʻole, meager, skimpy, insufficient, scanty

lawa pono  abundant, adequate, ample, compact, plenty, satiety (EH)

lawa pono ʻole  deficit, inadequate (EH)

lawa puni  vs. enough for all, well-supplied or equipped. FIS

Ua lawa puni kākou i ka iʻa.We all have enough fish.

lawa uakea  white (as a chicken) (EH)

lawe₁  nvt.
  • to take, bring, fetch,
  • transport, carry, haul,
  • undertake,
  • accept (as a duty),
  • make off with,
  • acquire;
  • portable;
  • bearer.
 
. cf. lalawe, lawe hānai. bc [Pn(NP) *lawe, take, lay hold of] [Ka hoʻokō ʻana.]₁₀

E hoʻolawe lua mai ka ʻewalu, a ʻo ka haʻina he ʻeono.Take two from eight and the answer is six.

he mea lawe nūpepaa newspaper subscriber; newspaper carrier, paper boy

hoʻolaweto cause to take, pretend to take, deduct, subtract; subtraction, deduction, minus

ka lawe ʻia ʻanathe assumption [as of the Virgin Mary]

ka lawe kōwehe a ka pāʻūfluttering of the skirt

lawe akutake away

lawe ʻanacarrying, transportation

lawe i ʻōlelo hoʻohikito take oaths

Lawe mai i ka puke.Bring the book.

mea lawebearer

ʻO kaʻu keiki ke lawe ma ke ʻano mālama waiwai.My son … shall serve as trustee.

Ua lawe ia i wahine no ʻAikiopa nāna.He took a woman from Ethiopia as his wife. (Nah. 12.1)

Ua lawe mai au i ka ʻōlelo hoʻohiki.I accepted the pledge.

Ua lawe nui au no loko aʻe o kēia mau kānāwai.From these laws I have borrowed largely.

lawe₂  vs. finally to become; to become. see ex. mikihilina. bc [Hoʻolilo ʻia ma ke ʻano o kekahi kūlana, ʻo ia hoʻi: lawe hānai, lawe aikāne, lawe hoaaloha.]₁₄

Ahonui ʻia, i lawe ā kau i ka hano.Be patient, and eventually you will be placed in a position of honor.

lawe₃  vt. minus. cf. hoʻolawe.

lawea  pas/imp. of lawe, take, bring... MUS

Lawea mai ā pau pono ʻike kumu o Hawaiʻi.Bring every last bit of the original wisdom of Hawaiʻi. (chant for Kalākaua)

laweʻaiʻē  vt. to borrow, take on credit.

lawe ʻaiʻē [lawe ʻai·ʻē]  vt. to borrow, take on credit. cf. hoʻolako ʻaiʻē, lako ʻaiʻē, ʻae.

lawe aku  remove, take (EH)

laweālani [lawe·ā·lani]  n. highest heavens. (For. 6:363) STA

lawe ʻana  transportation (EH)

lawe ʻāpiki  usurp (EH)

laweau [lawe·au]  vi. to drift apart; to depart, as in death.

Mahope o ka make ʻana o ka luahine, ua laweau aku moʻopuna.After the death of the old lady, the grand-children drifted apart.

lawe hae  n.v. to bear a flag; color bearer.

lawehala [lawe·hala]  nvs. sin, sinner, delinquency, offense; evil, delinquent, sinful; to sin, transgress. bc

He wahi ʻeha wale kēia i hoʻolawehala.This is just a little pain that has become worse.

hoʻolawehalaaccusation; to accuse; to grow worse, of a sickness, especially an insignificant one

keiki lawehaladelinquent child

keiki lawehalajuvenile delinquent

lawehala ʻōpiopiojuvenile delinquency

lawehala ʻōpiopio [lawe·hala ʻō·pio·pio]  n. juvenile delinquency. cf. keiki lawehala.

lawehana [lawe·hana]  nvs. workman, laborer; industrious; to do labor, work. bc

hoa lawehanafellow worker

lawe hānai [lawe ·nai]  vt. to adopt, as a child. [Ka mālama ʻana i keiki i hānai na ka ʻohana.]

lawe hele  vt. to take here and there.

lawe hikiwawe  whisk (EH)

Laweʻiaʻana  Assumption (as of the Virgin Mary) (EH)

lawekahiki [lawe·kahiki]  vt. to introduce, as plants and animals to a particular place; to borrow, as a word from another language. lit., bring (from) a foreign land. cf. malihini.

he huaʻōlelo i lawekahiki ʻiaa borrowed word

lāʻau a me holoholona i lawekahiki ʻia maiintroduced plants and animals

lawe kāhili [lawe ·hili]  n. bearer of the feather standard of royalty (kāhili).

lawe kapakahi [lawe kapa·kahi]  vt. to act with partiality.

lawe kauoha  messenger (EH)

lawekeō [lawe·keō]  interj. cry of the kioea, curlew bird: 'Kioea, kioea, lawekeō, lawelawekeō'. BIR

lawelawe₁ [lawe·lawe]  vt.
  • to serve, work for, minister to, tend, attend to, serving (HE).
  • do, perform, transact;
  • to treat, as the sick;
  • to wait, as on tables;
  • to handle.
 
bc PPN *lawelawe. [Ka hana ʻana i kekahi hana no kekahi poʻe. 1. hana i nā hana liʻiliʻi e pono ai; hoʻokō i kekahi hana. 2. ka hana ʻana i kekahi mea.]₁₀,₁₄MUS

ʻIke pono i mea e lawelawe ʻia ana.To see clearly what happened.

ka lawelawe ʻanathe service, performance, procedure, execution, carrying out, administration

Ka loio nāna e lawelawe nei i ka hihia.The lawyer who is handling the law case.

kanaka lawelawe, mea lawelaweservant, waiter, steward [this term does not carry the opprobrium attached to kauā]

Ke lawelawe naʻe hoʻi; ā make akula ʻoe Kuʻikaʻa.The [job] is being done; Kuʻikaʻa [the war club] slays you. (victory chant of Kawelo, FS 63)

lawelawe hoʻopiʻi kalaimacriminal procedure

lawelawe ʻoihanato conduct business

wahine lawelawewaitress, maid, stewardess

lawelawe [lawe·lawe]  n. service. see Papa Lawelawe Hoʻolaha, Bulletin Board Service...

lawelawe hanafunction, as on a calculator

lawelawe kōkuasocial services

lawelawe poʻokelahigh quality service

ʻoihana lawelaweservice industry

unu lawelaweprocessor, as in computer hardware

lawelawe₂ [lawe·lawe]  vt. to pilfer, make off with. bc

lima lawelawepilfering hand

lawelawe ʻana  administration, performance, procedure (EH)

lawelawe hana [lawe·lawe hana]  n. function, administration.

kāna lawelawe hana ʻanahis administration

lawelawe iwi [lawe·lawe iwi]  n. one who cares for the bones of the dead.

lawelawekeō [lawe·lawe·keō]  redup. of lawekeō, cry of kioea, curlew bird...

lawelawe kolohe [lawe·lawe kolohe]  vt. to take illegally, without permission, tamper with. LAW

lawelawe lima [lawe·lawe lima]  n.v.
  • to carry in the hand; anything carried in the hand.
  • to pitch in and lend a hand, help;
  • to assault, beat, tackle;
 
. cf. lawelawe₂. [Ka hana lima ʻana i kekahi hana.]₁₄

I pono kēia hana i kona lawelawe lima maoli ʻana mai.This work is a success because he actually pitched in to help.

lawelawe ʻoihana  to transact business (EH)

lawe leka, laweleka  n.v. mail carrier, postman; to carry mail or letters.

laweleka  var. spelling of lawe leka, mail carrier...

lawe lima  vt. to carry by hand.

puke lawe limahandbook

lawelima [lawe·lima]  vt. portable; laptop, as a computer. lit., (can be) taken (by) hand. CMP

kamepiula lawelima.laptop computer.

lolouila lawelima.laptop computer.

lawelua [lawe·lua]  vt. to study both sides of a question; to act impartially. lit., take two.

lawe mai  bring (EH)

lawe mālama [lawe ·lama]  vt. to adopt, as a highway or other public area for environmental cleanup or maintenance. lit., take (to) care for. cf. lawe hānai. GOV

Ma ka papahana lawe mālama alaloa na ke aupuni, hiki ke lawe mālama kekahi ʻahahui i kekahi māhele o ke alaloa, a hōʻikeʻike ʻia ka inoa o ka hui nāna e mālama.In the highway adoption program of the government, an organization can adopt a section of highway to take care of, and the name of the organization that cares for that section is displayed.

lawena₁  n. getting, acquiring, taking, carrying, acquisition; movement, as of dancing hands.

Ka lawena a ka maka.Flirtatious summons of the eye.

Pehea ka lawena a ka ipo?How to get a sweetheart? (song)

lawena₂  n. behavior, as the way people or animals act.

aʻo kahua lawenaperformance-based learning, kinesthetic-based learning

lawena ʻapolearned behavior

lawena hoʻoili moʻolelocustomary way in which stories were passed on (Perreira)

lawena ʻike hānauinstinctive behavior

lawena ʻōlelo Hawaiʻicharacteristic(s) of the Hawaiian language (Perreira)

lawena ʻōlelo [lawena ʻō·lelo]  same as lawe ʻōlelo, talebearer, tattle; gossip; to gossip, bear tales; microphone...

lawe ʻōhua [lawe ʻō·hua]  n.v. passenger carrier; to carry passengers.

lawe ola  n.v. manslaughter, homicide; to take a life; to take alive.

lawe ʻōlelo [lawe ʻō·lelo]  n.v. talebearer, tattle; gossip; to gossip, bear tales; microphone.

lawe pīlahi [lawe ·lahi]  vt. to go for it; go for broke; geevum. cf. kuʻupau.

lawe pio  nvt. conquest; to capture, take captive, abduct, conquer, take a prisoner, carry into captivity. [Lawe ma ke ʻano he pio; ka hoaʻēkoʻa o ka hāʻawi pio.]₁₄

lawe pio ʻana  conquest (EH)

lawepōā [lawe··ā]  vt. to hijack, forcibly take a vehicle and/or its cargo. [+]

lawe wai  nvs. a great flow of water; water carrier; water-borne.

lawe wale  nvt. extortion, seizure of property with the owner's knowledge; to extort, take without right.

lawewe  rare var. of lawelawe, serve; pilfer...

la    le    li    lk    ll    lo    lp    lu       -top-

le

lea    leah    leak    leal    leba    lede    lee    leem    leen    lega    legu    leha    lehe    lehi    leho    lehu    lei    leia    leie    leih    leii    leik    leil    leim    lein    leio    leip    leiw    leka    leke    leki    leko    leku    lele    lelo    lemi    lemo    lemu    lena    lene    leo    leoa    leoe    leoh    leoi    leok    leol    leom    leon    leoo    leop    leou    leow    lepa    lepe    lepi    lepo    lepu    leso    leu    leun    leuw    levi    lewa    lewi    

  vs. to go about aimlessly, to do no work; listless, lazy.

Ua akula ka molowā.Lazy person just lounges about.

Lea₁  n. goddess of canoe builders... wife of Kūmokuhāliʻi, and sister of Hinapukuʻai, who sometimes assumed her form. Both sisters took the form of an ʻelepaio flycatcher to help canoe makers choose proper logs (see Hinapukuʻai). She was also called Hinakūwa'a (canoe upright) and Laea. (Malo 82, 133) bc CAN

Lea₂  n. name of a star. bc STA

leʻa₁  nvs. joy, pleasure, happiness, merriment; sexual gratification, orgasm; pleasing, gay, delightful, happy, merry; delighted, pleased. cf. manawaleʻa. bc [Pn(NP) *leka, pleasant]

ʻEhā kaukani hoʻi i hoʻoleʻa Iēhowa me mea kani aʻu i hana ai i mea hoʻoleʻa.Four thousand then praised Jehovah with the playing instruments I made as praising things. (1-Oihn. 23.5)

haʻiʻōlelo hoʻoleʻaeulogistic speech

hoʻoleʻato cause pleasure, joy; to praise, please, delight, extol; praising, eulogistic

leʻa₂  vs. clearly, perfectly, thoroughly, successfully. cf. kāleʻa, kūleʻa. bc

haʻi leʻato describe fully and clearly; one skilled in clear, full explanation

holo leʻato progress smoothly, successfully

ʻike leʻato see clearly

maopopo leʻaobvious, clearly evident

moʻa leʻathoroughly cooked

Leʻa₃  n. the zenith star Arcturus. also Hōkūleʻa. STA

Lēʻahi  Diamond Head (EH)

Lēʻahi  placename. point, south Niʻihau. Hospital and avenue, Honolulu; the highest peak in Diamond Head; a variant name for Laeʻahi.

leakaʻaʻike [lea·kaʻa·ʻike]  n. protocol, in a computer system. CMP

leʻa ka naʻau  lighthearted (EH)

lea kelekaʻaʻike [lea kele·kaʻa·ʻike]  n. telecommunications protocol, as between computers. [+]CMP

leʻaleʻa₁ [leʻa·leʻa]  to have a good time; fun, gaiety (see ex. henehene), amusement. redup. of leʻa₁; bc PNP *lekaleka. [Ka hauʻoli.]

hoʻoleʻaleʻaredup. of hoʻoleʻa ; to amuse oneself, have fun; amusement

leʻaleʻa noʻonoʻo ʻolethoughtless gaiety, frivolous

mākua kāne leʻaleʻa o kāua.Our uncles who have sported with us. (GP 56)

poʻe hoʻoleʻaleʻa i kānakamen-pleasers (Epeso 6.6)

Puni leʻaleʻa wale.Fond of pleasure only, frivolity.

leʻaleʻa₂ [leʻa·leʻa]  n. name of a prayer to , Kāne, Lono, and the ʻaumākua (family gods). (Kep. 23) bc

leʻaleʻa ʻole  dull (uninteresting) (EH)

leʻaleʻa ulia  lottery (EH)

Lebanona [leba·nona]  n. Lebanon; Lebanese. also Lepanona. G

lede  var. spelling of leke₂, lady...

leʻe  see ʻoʻopu leʻe, same as ʻoʻopu lehe, large male of the nākea variety of ʻoʻopu [fish]... FIS

leʻema  n. reem; wild ox (RSV), unicorn (KJV). Heb. reem. (Nah. 24.8)

leʻenihi [leʻe·nihi]  var. of laenihi, a fish. FIS

Legahone  n. var. spelling of Lekahone, Leghorn (city and chicken)... AltSpel G

Legahone  (city and chicken) var. spelling of Lekahone, Leghorn...

legue  league... [distance] var. spelling of lekue;

leha₁  vt. to glance about, as with expectation or furtively. bc [Pn(CE) *refa, look askance] [Ka huli ʻana o nā maka e nānā i luna.]

leha₂  vs. lazy, neglectful; to loaf. cf. palaleha. rare.  bc

lēhai [·hai]  rare var. of lēhei, to jump, hop, as a goat over a wall...

lehalehai [leha·lehai]  redup. of lēhai, jump...

lēhau [·hau]  vs. crowded, as with people. rare.  [Ka hele ʻana a paʻapū i kekahi mea.]₁₄

lehe₁  n. lip (used with complements, as lehe luhe, lehe ʻoi). cf. lehelehe. [Pn(NP) *lefe, fold or crease covering body orifice]BOD

lehe₂  vs. stretched, loose. PEP *le(f,s)e.

lehe₃  n. deep-sea fish resembling ulua, perhaps Caranx chelio. FIS

lēhei₁ [·hei]  vi. to jump, hop, as a goat over a wall; to leap, start up and fly. lēkei is a common variant. [Lele, lēkei. Ka lele ʻana. Ka lele ʻana; lēkei; Ka lele ʻana mai kekahi wahi a i kekahi.],₁₁,₁₇ANI

Lēhei₂ [·hei]  n. a rain associated with Makawao, Maui. WIN

Lēhei₃ [·hei]  n. a lua fighting stroke. LUA

lehelehe₁ [lehe·lehe]  n.
  • lips;
  • labia of vagina;
  • language (Kin. 11.1; rare) ,
  • mouth of the iheihe net.
  • fig. cf lehelehe kiʻi, indolent talker; to do nothing but talk, lehelehe nui (thick lips), hoʻolehelehe nui, sullen, obstinate, sulky, pouting, lehe ʻoi, sharp-tongued, of one who makes cutting remarks....
 
bc [Pn(NP) *lefe, fold or crease covering body orifice]NET BOD

lehelehe [lehe·lehe]  n. labial, in linguistics. lit., lips. see pena lehelehe, ʻumiʻumi lehelehe. LNG

lehelehe₂ [lehe·lehe]  redup. of lehe₂, stretched, loose... bc

lehēlehē [lehē·lehē]  vs. fat, bulging with fat, unwieldy. BOD

lehelehei [lehe·lehei]  redup. of lēhei, jump...

leheleheʻīlio [lehe·leheʻī·lio]  same as lepeohina, seaweeds. SWD

lehelehe kiʻi [lehe·lehe kiʻi]  nvs. indolent talker; to do nothing but talk. lit., image lips.

hoʻolehelehe kiʻicaus/sim

hoʻolehelehe kiʻi i ka mahina ʻai a Nūkeʻe.Standing like a loose-lipped image in the garden of Twist-mouth [doing nothing but talk].

lehelehenui [lehe·lehe·nui]  n. a variety of sweet potato. (HP 142)SWP

lehelehe nui [lehe·lehe nui]  n. thick lips. BOD

hoʻolehelehe nuisullen, obstinate, sulky, pouting

lehe luhe  S  n. pouting lip. BOD

lehe ʻoi  vs. sharp-lipped, an epithet often applied to Pele because she devoured everything in her path; sharp-tongued, of one who makes cutting remarks. BOD

lehia  vs. skilled, expert, as in fishing; deft. cf. paulehia. [Noʻeau ma ka lawaiʻa, mākaukau. 1. mākaukau. 2. aʻo ʻia a paʻa; lewa; kamaʻāina; maopopo; ka hele ʻana a noʻeau i kekahi hana.],₁₄FIS

Lehia  placename. street, Foster Village subdivision, Hālawa, Waipahu qd., Oʻahu. Name suggested by Mary Kawena Pukui in 1958. lit.: skilled.

lehilehia [lehi·lehia]  vs. coordinated, having physical dexterity.

lehiwa  nvt. admirable, attractive; to admire.

Kuʻu pua lehiwa o ke kau.My lovely blossom of the summer. (song)

leho₁  n. general name for cowry shell; they were used as octopus lures. [Pn(CE) *reho, tiger cowrie (Maurea sp.)] [Moe leho: Ka moe ʻana i lalo i mālie ʻoe e like me ka leho; ka moe mālie ʻana hoʻi i ʻike ʻole ʻia ʻoe. Ua like kēia me ka hana o ke koa o ka pūʻalikoa; moe leho i lalo a nānā i ka ʻenemi; moe leho ke koa i ʻole ʻo ia e ʻike ʻia e ka ʻenemi.]₁₃FIS

Moe a leho.Lie still as a cowry shell, as to escape detection.

leho₂  n. callus, as on shoulders from carrying heavy loads. BOD

leho₃  vs. covetous. cf. maka leho.

leho ahi  n. a species of cowry (Cypraea mauritiana). lit., fire cowry. FIS

leho kōlea [leho ·lea]  n. a species of cowry (Cypraea maculifera, C. mauritiana). lit., kōlea bird cowry, perhaps so called because its brown streaks suggest the kōlea bird. FIS

leho kupa  n. the serpent-head cowry (Cypraea caput-serpentis). lit., native cowry. FIS

leho kūpeʻe lima [leho ·peʻe lima]  n. a species of cowry shell (Cypraea caput-serpentis), used for bracelets, kūpeʻe lima. FIS

leholeho₁ [leho·leho]  redup. of leho₂, callus...

leholeho₂ [leho·leho]  vs. potbellied. BOD

leho lei  same as leho puna, sometimes used in leis. LEI

leho maʻo  S   same as leho ʻōmaʻo, a greenish cowry.

leho maoli  n. the common dotted, brown cowry. lit., genuine cowry. FIS

leho nuku  n. a cowry with the extremities drawn out, a beaked cowry, such as Cypraea cicercula var. tricornis; sometimes used in leis. FIS LEI

leho ʻōkala [leho ʻō·kala]  n. a species of cowry (Cypraea granulata). lit., rough cowry. FIS

lehoʻōlūpalaha [lehoʻō··palaha]  see ʻōlūpalaha, cowrie shell used as an octopus lure... (Kam. 76:152)FSG

leho ʻōmaʻo [leho ʻō·maʻo]  S  n. a greenish cowry (diseased cowries sometimes turn green). FIS

leho ʻōpule [leho ʻō·pule]  n. a species of cowry (Cypraea helvola). lit., variegated cowry. FIS

leho ʻōpuʻupuʻu [leho ʻō·puʻu·puʻu]  lit., bumpy or rough cowry. same as leho ʻōkala; FIS

leho paʻa  n. a cowry of a solid color, as Cypraea mauritiana. FIS

leho palaoa  same as leho puna, but with a yellow hue. lit., ivory cowry. FIS

leho pāuhu [leho ·uhu]  n. cowries, as Cypraea schilderdrum, C. carneola. FIS

leho pouli  S  n. a very dark-brown cowry (Cypraea mauritiana). FIS

lehopulu [leho·pulu]  n. earth-clinging rainbow. lit., wet cowry shell. also uakoko. WIN

leho puna  n. a white money cowry (Cypraea moneta). lit., coral cowry. FIS

leho ʻuala  n. a rare dark-yellow money cowry (Cypraea moneta). lit., sweet-potato cowry. FIS

leho ʻula  n. the rare and highly prized red cowry, probably Cypraea sp. FIS

lehu₁  nvs. ashes; ash-colored or gray, as a chicken. see saying, ash. bc [(MP) PPn *refu, ashes: *r(a,e)fu] [Nā koena ʻāhinahina ma hope o ka pio ʻana o ke ahi.]COL

hoʻolehuto reduce to ashes

Hāpala Lehu.Ash Wednesday.

lehu anefine ashes

pōpoki lehugray cat

puhi lehu, hoʻolehu ʻiacremate

lehu₂  n. a variety of sugar cane, probably recently introduced, extensively planted by Hawaiians. The stunted mature stalks look dead except for their green leaves. A gray to green-brown frosted-looking cane covered with hairs; pith green-white; both sides of leaves bearing long scattered hairs. (HP 224, 225) bc PLA SUG

lehu₃  num. the number 400,000; numerous, very many. [traditional 4-based counting: kāuna 4; kaʻau 40; lau 400; mano 4,000; kini 40,000; lehu 400,000] . cf. lehulehu, kini, lau, mano. (Gram. 10.3)   bc MTH

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lehua

see below...

  lehua₁ - the flower of the ʻōhiʻa tree (Metrosideros macropus, M. ....
      lehua ʻāhihi - a variety of lehua (Metrosideros tremuloides), noted in songs and ....
      lehua ʻāpane - a kind of lehua tree bearing dark-red flowers.
      lehua ʻeleʻele - a variety of taro; corm white or slightly pink; may be a sport of a true ....
      lehua haʻakea - lit., white lehua.
      lehua hāmau - poetic reference to the lehua tree. lit., silent lehua, so called ....
      lehua haole - red- or white-flowered species of Calliandra shrubs from various parts of America. ....
      lehua kahiki - clover. lit., foreign lehua.
      lehua kea - same as lehua pua kea, a form of ʻōhiʻa lehua tree with white flowers

      lehua keʻokeʻo - a variety of taro called waiākea in Kona, Hawaiʻi. lit., white lehua.
      lehua lau liʻi - a form of ʻōhiʻa lehua tree with very small leaves. lit., small-leafed lehua.
      lehua maka ʻiʻi - a variety or taro. lit., small-eyed lehua.
      lehua maka noe - a small shrub (Metrosideros pumila var. makanoiensis), restricted to ....
      lehua mamo - a form of ʻōhiʻa lehua tree with yellow flowers. lit., mamo-bird ....
      lehua mau loa - globe amaranth (Gomphrena globosa). lit., everlasting lehua, so ....
      lehua neʻeneʻe - lit., spreading lehua. same as lehua neneʻe, lehua maka.
      lehua neneʻe - var. spelling of lehua neʻeneʻe, lit... spreading lehua
      lehua ʻōniʻoniʻo - a variety of taro. lit., spotted lehua.
      lehua palaʻiʻi - a variety of taro, of common upland culture in Kona, Hawaiʻi. The ....
      lehua papa - a native shrub or small tree (Metrosideros rugosa), found in high forests of ....
      lehua pepa - lit., paper lehua, so called because the texture of the flowers and the ....
      lehua pua kea - a form of ʻōhiʻa lehua tree with white flowers (pua kea).
      lehua ʻula - see lehua₁, scarlet lehua...
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          kolokolo lehua - same as kolokolo kuahiwi, two small native shrubs with purplish flowers, the branches densely covered with ....
          liko lehua - lehua bud; red lehua leaves as used for leis or medicine; ....
          lū lehua - to scatter lehua flowers, said poetically of rain.
          maka lehua - lehua flower petals. Fig., attractive, as young girls.
          moku lehua - solemn feast after the cutting (moku) of an ʻōhiʻa log for a ....
          ʻōhiʻa lehua - see lehua, the flower of the ʻōhiʻa tree...
          ʻōhiʻa lehua puakea - an ʻōhiʻa lehua with white flowers.
          uhi lehua - a variety of yam, grown in Kona, Hawaiʻi, having a tuber with pinkish ....
          waimaka lehua - waterdrops from the ʻōhiʻa lehua tree; euphemism for menstruation. ....
          waimaka o lehua - menstrual blood
  lehua₂ - laden, as a lehua tree with beautiful blossoms.
  lehua₃ - rainbow-colored mother-of-pearl shell used for fishing lure.
  lehua₄ - a variety of taro, used for red poi. Cultivars may be qualified by the ....
  lehua₅ - globe amaranth (Gomphrena globosa).
  lehua₆ - a variety of yam; the stem has red wings and the tuber has light pinkish flesh.
  Lehua₇ - name of the small island just west of Niʻihau. As the westernmost of the ....
  lehua₈ - pas/imp of lehu₁, ashes; ash-colored or gray, as a chicken...
  lehua₉ - expert, as in fishing.

ohia_lehua.jpgborder=0lehua₁  n. the flower of the ʻōhiʻa tree (Metrosideros macropus, M. collina subsp. polymorpha); also the tree itself. The lehua is the flower of the island of Hawaiʻi, as designated in 1923 by the Territorial legislature; it is famous in song and tale. see nāpolupolu, pōkiʻi₁, ʻūpolu. fig., a warrior, beloved friend or relative, sweetheart, expert (see lehua₉).
The plant has many forms, from tall trees to low shrubs, leaves round to narrow and blunt or pointed and smooth or woolly. The flowers are red, rarely salmon, pink, yellow, or white. The wood is hard, good for flooring and furniture, formerly used for images, spears, mallets. (Neal 637–8). It grows abundantly in wet areas (see ex., ʻūpolu).
It was believed that picking lehua blossoms would cause rain. For rain and wind names associated with lehua see Kanilehua, Kinailehua. Kinimakalehua, Kiu Wai Lehua, Līlīlehua, Moanianilehua, Moelehua. see also lū lehua, Moaʻe Lehua, ʻōiwi₂ (chant). cf. Marquesan heʻua
(Lavondès 193–4)PLA TRE FLO MUS

lehua₂  vs. laden, as a lehua tree with beautiful blossoms. TRE

Ke hele ka papa ʻaina a ua aliʻi nei ā lehua.The feast table of this aforementioned chief was beautifully supplied.

lehua₃  n. rainbow-colored mother-of-pearl shell used for fishing lure. FIS

lehua₄  n. a variety of taro, used for red poi. Cultivars may be qualified by the terms keʻokeʻo (white) or maoli (native). (TC 4)TAR POI

lehua₅  n. globe amaranth (Gomphrena globosa). also lehua mau loa, lehua pepa, leihua. PLA

lehua₆  n. a variety of yam; the stem has red wings and the tuber has light pinkish flesh. (HP 168)SWP

Lehua₇  n. name of the small island just west of Niʻihau. As the westernmost of the Hawaiian Islands (except for the Northwest Hawaiian Islands), Lehua is associated with a setting sun (see chant, kalakalaʻihi). In poetry, the extent of the Hawaiian Islands is shown by coupling Lehua Island and Haʻehaʻe and Kumukahi on East Hawaiʻi . A breeze is named for this island. WIN MUS

Mai ka piʻina a ka i Haʻehaʻe ā ka welona a ka i Lehua.From the rising of the sun at Haʻehaʻe [East Hawaiʻi] to the setting of the sun at Lehua Island. [a poetic reference to all Hawaiʻi]

moku kāʻili suns-snatching island [Lehua Island or sometimes Kauaʻi, since they lie to the west]

Lehua  placename. island (291 acres, maximum elevation 710 feet) west of Niʻihau, the westernmost island of the main Hawaiian chain (not including the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands); landing, northeast Niʻihau. For a saying, see kāʻili. lit.: Lehua flower. (Pele's younger sister, Hiʻiaka, accompanying Pele on her first trip to Hawaiʻi, left a Lehua lei at this island when her brother, Kāneʻāpua, decided to stay there.) Elementary school, Pearl City, Oʻahu. (PH 106; UL 258.)

lehua₈  pas/imp. of lehu₁, ashes; ash-colored or gray, as a chicken...

lehua₉  n. expert, as in fishing. FIS

hoʻolehuaswift, expert, strong

lehua ʻāhihi [lehua ʻā·hihi]  n. a variety of lehua (Metrosideros tremuloides), noted in songs and chants of Nuʻuanu Valley, Oʻahu. also ʻāhihi. PLA MUS

lehua ʻāpane [lehua ʻā·pane]  n. a kind of lehua tree bearing dark-red flowers. TRE FLO

lehua ʻeleʻele  n. a variety of taro; corm white or slightly pink; may be a sport of a true lehua. lit., black lehua. TAR

lehua haʻakea [lehua haʻa·kea]  lit., white lehua. same as lehua pua kea; PLA

lehua hāmau [lehua ·mau]  poetic reference to the lehua tree. lit., silent lehua, so called because bird-catchers were silent when snaring birds on branches of this tree and this activity was taboo. BIR TRE

lehua haole  n. red- or white-flowered species of Calliandra shrubs from various parts of America. lit., foreign lehua. (Neal 404–5)PLA FLO

lehu ahi  n. ashes. lit., fire ash.

lehua kahiki  n. clover. lit., foreign lehua. PLA

lehua kea  same as lehua pua kea, a form of ʻōhiʻa lehua tree with white flowers

lehua keʻokeʻo [lehua keʻo·keʻo]  n. a variety of taro called waiākea in Kona, Hawaiʻi. lit., white lehua. TAR

Lehuakona  n. star in the Milky Way, perhaps Antares. lit., south lehua flower. STA FLO

lehuakūikawao  n. a variety of pink lehua taro. lit., lehua standing in the uplands. TAR

lehuakūkuahiwi [lehua--kua·hiwi]  n. a variety of taro. lit., hill-standing lehua taro. (HP 33)TAR

lehuakūmakua  n. a form of lehua with sessile cordate leaves. PLA

lehua lau liʻi  n. a form of ʻōhiʻa lehua tree with very small leaves. lit., small-leafed lehua. TRE

lehua maka ʻiʻi  n. a variety or taro. lit., small-eyed lehua. (HP 33)TAR

lehua maka noe  n. a small shrub (Metrosideros pumila var. makanoiensis), restricted to the high bogs of Kauaʻi, with leaves and flowers like those of lehua. lit., lehua with misty face. also lehua neʻeneʻe. (Neal 638)PLA FLO

lehua mamo  n. a form of ʻōhiʻa lehua tree with yellow flowers. lit., mamo-bird lehua, so called because the mamo has yellow feathers. BIR TRE FLO

lehua mau loa  n. globe amaranth (Gomphrena globosa). lit., everlasting lehua, so called because its flowers when used in leis do not wilt. Also lehua pepa and leihua. (Neal 334–5)PLA FLO LEI

lehu ane  n. ash dust. VOL

lehua neʻeneʻe, lehua neneʻe [lehua neʻe·neʻe]  lit., spreading lehua. same as lehua neneʻe, lehua maka. same as noe; PLA

lehua neneʻe  var. spelling of lehua neʻeneʻe, lit... spreading lehua AltSpel PLA

lehua ʻōniʻoniʻo [lehua ʻō·niʻo·niʻo]  n. a variety of taro. lit., spotted lehua. (HP 33)TAR

lehua palaʻiʻi  n. a variety of taro, of common upland culture in Kona, Hawaiʻi. The plant is short to medium, slender, with lilac-purple corm flesh and dark green petioles; used for poi. also palaʻiʻi, ʻiʻi. PLA TAR POI

lehua_papa.jpgborder=0lehua papa  n. a native shrub or small tree (Metrosideros rugosa), found in high forests of the Koʻolau Range, Oʻahu, and distinguished by its rounded, leathery, grooved leaves. PLA TRE

lehua pepa  lit., paper lehua, so called because the texture of the flowers and the fact that they do not wilt suggest paper. same as lehua mau loa; FLO

lehua pua kea  n. a form of ʻōhiʻa lehua tree with white flowers (pua kea). also lehua haʻakea, lehua kea. TRE FLO

lehua ʻula  see lehua₁, scarlet lehua... (EH)

lehulehu [lehu·lehu]  nvs.
  • multitude, crowd, population, the public;
  • great number, numerous, legion, very many, innumerable, myriad.
 
bc [Nui loa, mākena.]₁₄MTH

hoʻolehulehuto make a multitude; to increase into many

No ka pono o ka lehulehu.For the welfare of the public.

lehulehu [lehu·lehu]  see hoʻomana akua lehulehu. GOV LAW

ʻāina no ka lehulehupublic land

aupuni kānāwai na ka lehulehudirect democracy, i.e. a government in which laws are made directly by the citizens

aupuni na ka lehulehudemocracy

pono o ka lehulehucommon good, i.e. the well-being of all members of society

lehuliʻu [lehu·liʻu]  vs. white-hot, as oven stones. STO

lehu pele  n. volcanic ash. VOL

lehuuila [lehu·uila]  nvi. flashes of lightning; to flash.

lehu ʻula  n. red ashes; reddish dust or dirt. VOL

Lehuʻula [Lehu-ʻula]  placename. elevation, Kamalō qd., Molokaʻi. lit.: red ashes.

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lei

see below...

  lei₁ - lei, garland, wreath; necklace of flowers, leaves, shells, ivory, ....
      lei ʻāʻī - any lei worn on the shoulders, as maile; necktie, scarf, neckerchief. Fig., ....
      lei ʻāʻī - necktie. also lei ʻāʻī kalawake, lei kalawake.
      lei aliʻi - royal lei, chief's lei, crown (Hoik. 4.4), diadem.
      lei haku - braided lei, as of ferns and flowers.
      lei hala - lei made principally or solely of pandanus keys, sometimes considered bad ....
      lei hili - a plaited lei, as of ferns and maile but without leaves.
      lei hilo - var. of lei hili,
      lei hoaka - necklace made of crescent-shaped (hoaka) hog's tusks, usually naturally, so ....
      lei hulu - feather lei, formerly worn by royalty. Fig., dearly beloved child or choice person.
      lei humuhumu - cloth lei.
      lei ʻilima - ʻilima lei
      lei kaimana - diamond necklace
      lei kākalaioa - crown of thorns
      lei kāmoe - feather lei with feathers tightly folded together so that it suggests a rope, ....
      lei kau maka - beloved child
      lei kāwili - same as lei pāniʻo, lei of various colors, as feather leis...
      lei kolona - rosary, prayer beads. lit., crown (Eng.) lei .
      lei korona - var. spelling of lei kolona, rosary...
      lei kui - a strung lei, as of plumeria.
      lei kukui - kukui nut lei.
      lei kula - gold necklace
      lei lani - royal child
      lei leho - lei of cowry shells.
      lei momi - pearl necklace
      lei niho ʻīlio - dog-tooth necklace.
      lei niho palaoa - same as lei palaoa, ivory pendant...
      lei ole₁ - dog-tooth lei.
      lei ole₂ - same as ʻana, pumice stone used for medicine and for polishing.
      lei ʻoni - lei with spirals of several colors, as the kīkā lei.
      lei o Pele - ring of fire, in geology. lit., Pele's lei.
      lei ʻōpuʻu - whale-tooth pendant that tapers down to a point, rather than being hook-shaped, as ....
      lei pālahalaha - same as lei papa, flat lei, as for a hat; any lei on a flat surface, especially a ....
      lei palaoa - ivory pendant, originally probably whale's tooth, rarely of stone or wood, later ....
      lei pāniʻo - lei of various colors, as feather leis. lit., spotted, motley lei.
      lei papa - flat lei, as for a hat; any lei on a flat surface, especially a feather lei.
      lei pāpahi - leis of alternating groups of flowers and leaves, entwined leis of same or ....
      lei pāpale - hatband.
      lei paukū - lei with stripes or bands of varying colors. lit., link lei.
      lei paukūkū - var. of lei paukū, lei with stripes or bands of varying colors...
      lei pāwehe - same as lei paukū,
      lei piki - lei made of feathers of uneven length that protrude unevenly, as of mamo feathers.
      lei pipi - ox yoke.
      lei pipipi - lei of pipipi shell, a new type of lei; formerly kūpeʻe ....
      lei poepoe - lei with flowers strung on stems or sides of flowers.
      lei poʻo - lei worn on the head (poʻo).
      lei pūpū - shell lei, the most famous being from Niʻihau, especially ....
      lei pūpū puka - lei of white sea-perforated shells worn by men and women about the neck, ....
      lei waena - lei strung in the center of flowers.
      lei wili - a lei that is not strung (kui): the leaves or flowers are entwined ....
      lei wiliwili - pendant carved of wiliwili wood; lei of wiliwili seeds.
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          ʻāina lei aliʻi - crown lands.
          ʻākulikuli lei - ice plant (Lampranthus glomeratus) from Africa, a low succulent, with thick, ....
          hainakā lei - neckerchief.
          haku lei - to braid a lei
          hoʻouluulu lei - hula altar where fresh leis were placed during hula instruction
          humuhumu lei - lei triggerfish (Sufflamen bursa).
          humuhumu umauma lei - a variety of humuhumu fish (Balistes bursa). lit., humuhumu with leis on its chest.
          iheihe lei - a variety of iheihe taro.
          ʻilima lei - domesticated form of ʻilima.
          ipu lei - container for leis.
          iwi lei - clavicle, collarbone.
          kama lei - beloved child.
          kaula lei - cord on which flowers are strung into a lei; cluster of fruit or flowers ....
          kau lei - to sell leis; to hang leis.
          kaunaʻoa lei - same as kaunaʻoa₁, a native dodder belonging to the morning-glory family...
          kīkānia lei - a kind of nightshade (Solanum aculeatissimum), the round, scarlet fruits used ....
          kui lei - to string flowers, beads, seeds, shells into leis; a lei stringer.
          lā o ka lei - lei day
          leho lei - same as leho puna, sometimes used in leis.
          mauʻu lei - the swollen finger grass (Chloris inflata), an annual weedy grass from ....
          mea kau lei - lei seller
          nīoi lei - a kind of red pepper, with red, cherryshaped fruits, used for leis. Possibly ....
          ʻōpelu kākala lei - a variety of small deep-water ʻōpelu. lit., rough ʻōpelu with leis.
          pepa lei - crepe paper, as used in lei making. lit., lei paper.
          pua lei - flowers for leis; cherished blossom or child.
          puhi lei hala - a variety of eel. Its coloring suggests a lei of pandanus keys. lit., ....
          pūpū lei - a bead of any kind, a shell for a shell lei.
          pūpū lei hala - a marine shell (Hydatina amplustre, Bursa granularis). lit., pandanus-lei shell.
          uluulu lei - leis offered to the gods.
          wahine kau lei - lei seller (female)
  lei₂ - to leap, spring forward; fling, toss, to rise, as a cloud. (Nah. ....

lei₁  n.
  • lei, garland, wreath; necklace of flowers, leaves, shells, ivory, feathers, or paper, given as a symbol of affection;
  • beads; any ornament worn around the head or about the neck;
  • to wear a lei;
  • special song presenting a lei; crown;
  • ring around a drake's neck;
  • yoke, as for joining draft animals, especially oxen.
  • fig., a beloved child, wife, husband, sweetheart, younger sibling or child, so called because a beloved child was carried on the shoulders, with its legs draped down on both sides of the bearer like a lei.
 
. cf. lei palaoa, ivory pendant, originally probably whale's tooth... bc PPN *lei. FLO LEI

hoʻoleito put a lei on oneself or on someone else; to crown

iwi leiclavicle, collarbone

kāna leihis lei (to give away or sell)

kona leihis lei (to wear)

LeilaniRoyal child, heavenly lei. (name)

ʻUhene ahahana kaʻu lei naʻu ia.Oh joy, oh boy, she's my darling. (song)

lei₂  vi.
  • to leap, spring forward;
  • fling, toss,
  • to rise, as a cloud. (Nah. 10.11)
Usually used with hoʻo-.
bc [Pn(NP) *lei, leap]WIN SPO

hoʻōho hoʻoleifarflung shout

hoʻoleito cast, throw, heave, toss, pitch; to stretch, send

Hoʻolei koke iāia mauka ma ka ʻāina.Quickly send him ashore.

hoʻolei loato throw completely away, to throw far

Hoʻolei loa akula wāwae a Nāmakaokahaʻi ā pololei.Nāmakaokahaʻi stretched her legs out straight. (For. 4:69)

hoʻolei pōpōname of an old ball game

hoʻolei ukanato unload freight

hoʻolei waleto throw away wastefully, heedlessly, uselessly

Hoʻolei wale i ke kālā i leʻaleʻa lapuwale.Merely throwing away money on worthless pleasures.

ka hoʻolei wāwae ʻanamarking time

pupuʻu hoʻolei loato arrive with astonishing speed; to leave and arrive in no time at all; lit., crouch fling far (ON 2761)

Ua hoʻolei mai me lākou waha.They belch out with their mouth. (Hal. 59.7)

lēʻī  vs. crowded, full. Also lēʻiwi. see ʻī₂, ipu lēʻī, lēʻia, mōʻī, pua lēʻī. [Piha i nā kānaka.]₁₄

Lēʻī Kohala, eia i ka nuku kānaka.Kohala is crowded to the very mouth with people. [a saying referring to the astonishment of Maui invaders of Kohala, Hawaiʻi, who, contrary to, the report of their intelligence, found Kohala crowded with people; said of crowds of people anywhere]. (ON 1973, FS 185)

leia  pas/imp. of lei₁, lei₂.

Ke leia maila e Kapiʻolani.A lei is being worn by Kapiʻolani.

-leia  STA

Hoʻoleia₁name of a star

hoʻoleia₂pas/imp. of hoʻolei

lēʻia [·ʻia]  nvs. abundance; full. cf. lēʻī.

He moku lēʻia.A district of abundance.

leiʻāʻī  n. var. spelling of lei ʻāʻī, any lei worn on the shoulders... AltSpel LEI CLO

lei ʻāʻī, leiʻāʻī  n. any lei worn on the shoulders, as maile; necktie, scarf, neckerchief. fig., beloved person, especially child or mate. lit., neck lei. see pōhākiʻikiʻi. LEI CLO

lei ʻāʻī [lei ʻā·ʻī]  n. necktie. also lei ʻāʻī kalawake, lei kalawake. cf. hīpuʻu pewa. LEI CLO

lei ʻāʻī pewabow tie

lei aliʻi  n. royal lei, chief's lei, crown (Hoik. 4.4) , diadem. LEI

Leialoha [Lei-aloha]  placename. avenue, Mānoa, Honolulu. lit.: lei [of] love.

leiau [lei·au]  n. an ancient type of prayer. (For. 6:23)

leʻie  same as hala pepe, a tree. TRE

lei haku  n. braided lei, as of ferns and flowers. FER FLO LEI

lei hala  n. lei made principally or solely of pandanus keys, sometimes considered bad luck because hala, pandanus, also means to pass away, to fail. PAN LEI

leihala₁ [lei·hala]  n. a variety of eel. see puhi lei hala. FIS

leihala₂ [lei-hala]  n. plaiting and tapa designs consisting of a series of inverted triangles, suggestive of a hala lei. TAP LEI

lei hili  n. a plaited lei, as of ferns and maile but without leaves. FER LEI

lei hilo  var. of lei hili.

lei hoaka  n. necklace made of crescent-shaped (hoaka) hog's tusks, usually naturally, so shaped, but sometimes carved; a pendant of a single crescent-shaped tooth.

leihua [lei·hua]  lit., fruit lei, so called because the flowers are round like a fruit. same as lehua mau loa; FLO LEI

lei hulu  n. feather lei, formerly worn by royalty. fig., dearly beloved child or choice person. LEI

lei humuhumu [lei humu·humu]  n. cloth lei. LEI

lei ʻilima  n. ʻilima lei (KAN)

lei kaimana  diamond necklace (EH)

lei kākalaioa  crown of thorns (EH)

lei kāmoe [lei ·moe]  n. feather lei with feathers tightly folded together so that it suggests a rope, in contrast with the flat lei papa. LEI

lei kau maka  beloved child (EH)

lei kāwili [lei ·wili]  same as lei pāniʻo, lei of various colors, as feather leis...

leikini [lei·kini]  var. of laikini, license... Eng.

leikō [lei·]  interj. let go. Usually used as follows... Eng.

Leikō ka ʻanakā.Let go the anchor.

lei kolona, lei korona  n. rosary, prayer beads. lit., crown (Eng.) lei . LEI

lei korona  var. spelling of lei kolona, rosary...

lei kui  n. a strung lei, as of plumeria. LEI

lei kukui  n. kukui nut lei. cf. ioio, ʻōmolemole, ʻōpaka. LEI

lei kula  gold necklace (EH)

lei lani  royal child (EH)

Leilani [Lei-lani]  placename. street, Puʻunui, Honolulu. lit.: heavenly lei or royal child.

lei leho  n. lei of cowry shells. LEI

Leilehua [Lei-lehua]  placename. plains, village, high school, and golf course, Wahiawā, area famous for training in lua fighting; site of present Schofield Barracks; lane, downtown Honolulu (TM). lit.: Lehua lei.

leilei₁ [lei·lei]  vt. to wear a lei or leis. LEI

ʻO wai kēia e leilei maila?Who is that wearing a lei there?

leilei₂ [lei·lei]  redup. of lei₂.

hoʻoleileiredup. of hoʻolei, to scatter, toss about, swing, dandle, as a baby; to juggle; juggling

leileina [lei·leina]  redup. of leina, spring, leap, bound; place to leap from...

hoʻoleileinaredup. of hoʻoleina

Leiloke [Lei-loke]  placename. drive, Makiki, Honolulu. (TM). lit.: rose lei.

Leilono [Lei-Lono]  placename. land area, Moanalua, Honolulu, one of the leaping places of ghosts to the nether world. lit.: Lonoʻs lei.

lei momi  pearl necklace (EH)

leina  n. spring, leap, bound; place to leap from. PCP *leina.

hoʻoleinasame as leina; place to throw things, as a trash heap

hoʻoleina mokadung heap (Dan. 3.29)

Kahoʻoleinapeʻaplace where kites are flown (place on Kauaʻi)

Leinaakaʻuhaneplace where spirits leaped into the nether world; lit., leap of the soul (a place name on every island)

Leinaakeakuaplace where the spirits leaped into the nether world; lit., leap of the gods

Leinaakaʻuhane [Leina-a-ka-ʻuhane]  placename. land section near Kaʻena Point, Oʻahu, from which ghosts were thought to leap to the nether world. Similar places are reported on every island (HM 156). lit.: leaping place of ghosts.

leinadia  var. spelling of leinekia, reindeer...

-leinamoa 

hoʻoleinamoacouch (probably, from hoʻoleina moe, place to sleep)

Leinaopapio [Leina-o-Papio]  placename. point, Kamalō qd., north Molokaʻi. see Huelo. lit.: Papioʻs leap.

-leinawao  TAR

hoʻoleinawaoa variety of wild taro. Lit., thrown [into] wilderness

leinedia  var. spelling of leinekia, reindeer...

leinekia, leinedia, leinadia [lei·nekia]  n. reindeer. Eng. ANI

lei niho ʻīlio [lei niho ʻī·lio]  n. dog-tooth necklace. LEI

lei niho palaoa  same as lei palaoa, ivory pendant... CLO LEI

Leinohaunui [Lei-no-Haunui]  placename. pali, south Lānaʻi. lit.: lei for Haunui (a person).

leiʻō  var. of līʻō, to act wild...

leioa [lei·oa]  vs. tall, thin. cf. paioa. (PH 83)BOD

leiʻoa  var. of leiʻō, to act wild...

leiʻōʻā  see ʻōʻā, mixed, as colors in a lei...

leiohiʻiaka [lei-o-Hiʻi·aka]  n. a small native tree (Pelea elliptica and related species), related to the mokihana. TRE

lei ole₁  n. dog-tooth lei. LEI

lei ole₂  same as ʻana, pumice stone used for medicine and for polishing. ILL STO

leiomano [lei·omano]  n. a weapon, a large shark tooth set in a piece of wood about 6.4 cm long, with a string loop for attaching to the finger (probably from lei o manō, a shark's lei). [He mea kaua o ke au kahiko i hoʻopaʻa ʻia ai nā niho manō ma luna o ke kaula a lāʻau paha i mea ʻoki i ka puʻu a hana pepehi ʻē aʻe i ka ʻenemi.]₁₄LUA

Leiomanu  see Kaleiomanu, a lua fighting stroke.

lei ʻoni  n. lei with spirals of several colors, as the kīkā lei. LEI

lei o Pele  n. ring of fire, in geology. lit., Pele's lei. SCI LEI

lei ʻōpuʻu [lei ʻō·puʻu]  n. whale-tooth pendant that tapers down to a point, rather than being hook-shaped, as the lei palaoa; especially worn by Oʻahu chiefs. lit., bud lei. LEI

leiowī [lei·owī]  n. tuberculosis, consumption. ILL

lei pālahalaha [lei ·laha·laha]  S   same as lei papa, flat lei, as for a hat; any lei on a flat surface, especially a feather lei...

lei palaoa  n. ivory pendant, originally probably whale's tooth, rarely of stone or wood, later also of walrus tusk; necklace of beads of whale's teeth; today, any pendant shaped like the old whale-tooth pendant, such as of beef bone. lit., ivory lei. LEI

lei pāniʻo [lei ·niʻo]  n. lei of various colors, as feather leis. lit., spotted, motley lei. LEI

lei papa  n. flat lei, as for a hat; any lei on a flat surface, especially a feather lei. cf. lei kāmoe. LEI

lei pāpahi [lei ·pahi]  n. leis of alternating groups of flowers and leaves, entwined leis of same or different flowers; adornment of several leis, usually both on head and around neck. FLO LEI

lei pāpale [lei ·pale]  n. hatband.

lei paukū [lei pau·]  n. lei with stripes or bands of varying colors. lit., link lei. LEI

lei paukūkū [lei pau··]  var. of lei paukū, lei with stripes or bands of varying colors...

lei pāwehe [lei ·wehe]  same as lei paukū.

lei piki  lei made of feathers of uneven length that protrude unevenly, as of mamo feathers. see piki₁, shrunk, shortened...

lei pipi  n. ox yoke.

lei pipipi  lei of pipipi shell, a new type of lei; formerly kūpeʻe ornaments were called lei pipipi because of a superficial resemblance see pipipi₁, general name for small molluscs...

lei poepoe [lei poe·poe]  n. lei with flowers strung on stems or sides of flowers. see lei waena. FLO LEI

lei poʻo  n. lei worn on the head (poʻo). LEI

lei pūpū [lei ·]  n. shell lei, the most famous being from Niʻihau, especially kahelelani and momi. These leis represent Niʻihau in the leis of the islands, as designated in 1923 by the Territorial legislature. LEI

lei pūpū puka [lei · puka]  n. lei of white sea-perforated shells worn by men and women about the neck, popular in Hawaiʻi since the late 1960s. lit., perforated shell lei. LEI

lei waena  n. lei strung in the center of flowers. see lei poepoe. FLO LEI

lēʻiwi₁  same as lēʻī, crowded, full... (For. 4:337, 339) [Ua lēʻī, ua piha kuʻi i nā kānaka.]₁₁

lēʻiwi₂  n. a kind of canoe with a flat manu. CAN

lei wili, leiwili  n. a lei that is not strung (kui): the leaves or flowers are entwined about each other, as maile leis. FLO LEI

leiwili  var. spelling of lei wili, a lei that is not strung...

lei wiliwili [lei wili·wili]  n. pendant carved of wiliwili wood; lei of wiliwili seeds. LEI

leka₁  vs. sticky, slimy, as mucus. cf. pīlalilali, pīlekaleka. ILL

leka₂  nvt. letter; to write a letter. Eng.

Ua hōʻea mai kaʻu leka.My letter has come [either the one I wrote or the one received].

leka₃  n. leek (Allium porrum). (Neal 198), (Nah. 11.5) . Eng. PLA FOO

leka₄  n. slat. see pepa leka.

Ua hoʻololi ʻia leka o ka pukaaniani ʻōlepe i nehinei.The jalousie slats were changed yesterday.

Lekahone, Legahone  n. Leghorn (city and chicken) G

leka i hoʻopaʻa ʻia  registered letter (EH)

leka kūloko [leka ·loko]  n. internal mail, as in an office or school.

leka kūloko keʻenaoffice mail

leka kūloko kulacampus mail

lekapī [leka·]  n. recipe. Eng.

leka pōkole  short note (letter) (EH)

leka uila  n. electronic mail, e-mail, as in telecommunication. lit., electric letter.

leka wehewehe [leka wehe·wehe]  n. cover letter. lit., letter (of) explanation.

leke₁  vi. come.

e leke maicome

leke₂, lede  n. lady. Eng. [He wahine.]

lēkei [·kei]  var. of lēhei, to jump, hop...

lekema, lesema  n. jacinth (RSV), ligure (KJV). Heb. lesem. (Puk. 28.91)

Lēkēmapa [··mapa]  n. December. also Kēkēmapa. Eng.

lekeona, legeona [leke·ona]  n. legion; a large number (Mar. 5.9, 15) ; used figuratively of one possessed by the devil or intoxicated. Eng. MTH

Oia inu mai , ā noho ʻia e ka lekeona.Just drinking until possessed by a legion.

lekesa  n. latex. Eng.

leke ukali  lady in waiting (EH)

lekeuma [leke·uma]  n. legume. Eng. FOO

leki  n. tape for dress trimming. Eng. (lace). (KAN)

leki  n. tape.

lekia  vt. to covet.

Ua lekia aku ʻoia i haʻi wahine.He covets someone else's wife.

Lēkia  placename. see Pōhaku-Hanalei.

leki aʻa  n. strapping tape, filament tape. lit., rootlet tape.

leki ana  n. tape measure, measuring tape

leki ʻea  n. transparent tape, Scotch tape. lit., plastic tape.

lekikona kāʻokoʻa  complete lexicon see hualekikona. (Perreira)

lekimana  regiment (EH)rare. 

lekimana koa, regimana koa [leki·mana]  n. regiment. Eng.

leki nao  n. Teflon tape, for use in plumbing. Niʻihau.

Lekinekona  n. Lexington. G

lekiō, lēkiō [leki·ō]  n. radio. Eng.

lēkiō [·kiō]  n. radio. also pahu hoʻolele leo.

leki pahu  n. masking tape, freezer tape. lit., tape (for) boxes.

leki pepa  n. paper tape, as for packages. lit., tape (made of) paper.

leki uea  n. cloth duct tape, electrician's tape. lit., tape (for) wires.

lēkō [·]  n. watercress (Nasturtium microphyllum). (Neal 372) [Pn(CE) *reto, an aquatic plant: *ret(o,u)]PLA