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n

na    ne    ni    no    nu       

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

n-₁ [-]  initial in no, na, noʻu, naʻu, nou, nāu, nona, nāna with meanings 'for', 'by', 'of'. (Gram. 9.11)   PCP *n-.

n-₂ [-]  initial of words for soft sounds and movements. cf. nākuʻi, to rumble; nakulu, to patter; naue, to vibrate; , to murmur; nehe, to rustle; nei, to rumble; nēnē, to chip; nenene, to flutter; , to roar. cf. Rennellese ng-. PPN *ng-.

na    ne    ni    no    nu    

na

naa    naah    naai    naal    naan    naau    nae    naea    naeh    naek    nael    naen    naeo    naep    naew    naha    nahe    nahi    naho    nahu    nai    naia    naig    naii    naik    nail    naim    nain    naio    nait    naiw    naka    nake    naki    nako    naku    nala    nale    nali    nalo    nalu    nama    nami    namo    namu    nana    nane    nani    nano    nanu    nao    naoa    naoh    naok    naol    naom    naon    naoo    naop    naou    naow    napa    nape    napi    napo    napu    nasa    nase    nau    naua    naue    naui    nauk    naul    naun    naup    naur    nauw    nawa    nawe    nawi    

-na₂  rare pas/imp.; suffix. see ʻaina, haʻina, kiʻina. (Gram. 6.6.3)   PPN *-na.

na  prep. by, for, belonging to (a-form; see no). (Gram. 9.11)   PCP *na(a).

Aloha ʻolua na Kawai.Greetings to you both from Kawai. [close of a letter]

he puke na Puaa book for Pua; a book by Pua [ambiguous]

Na wai ʻoe?Who was your parent? (Lit., by who you?). (FS 117)

na-, nā-  prefixes indicating a quality or state. see nāhili, naholo, nakele, nākiʻi, nakulu, and others. (Gram. 6.3.2)   PPN *nga(a)-.

-na₁  common nominalizing suffix, sometimes with shortening of a long vowel in the base. see haʻi, haʻina, hāpai, hapaina, kālai, kalaina, ʻohi, ʻohina, piʻi, piʻina, and others.. (Gram. 6.6.2)   [(OC) PPn *-ŋa, gerundive suffix]

-na₃  his, her (in poss. kāna, kona). (Gram. 8.2)   [PPn *-na, third person singular possessive marker]

nā-  var. spelling of na-, prefixes indicating a quality or state...

nā₁  vs. calmed, quieted, pacified, assuaged, soothed; settled, as a claim. [PPn *naʻa, become quiet (of a crying child); pacified]MUS

E hoʻi, ē Pele, i ke kuahiwi, ua lili, inaina.Return, O Pele, to the mountain; your jealousy, your rage are pacified. (chant)

hoʻonāto relieve pain, soothe, comfort, quiet, appease, lull, placate, make calm, pacify, console, find solace; to end, as a taboo; to settle a claim

hoʻonā waleto attempt to pacify without effect; to try vainly to assuage, allay pain, grief

Komikina Hoʻonā ʻĀinaLand commissioners who settle land claims

Poʻe hoʻona kuleana ʻāinaBoard of commissioners to quiet land titles

nā₂  vi. to moan, groan, wail. [(EO) PPn *ŋaa, breathe, pant]

ka ihuto snore with prolonged sounds

nā₃  plural definite article. (Gram. 10.2)   [PPn *ŋaa, plural marker preposed to definite or specific nouns]

lanithe chiefs

nā₄  demonstrative part. indicating the addressee, sometimes said disrespectfully and translated 'you'. cf. kēnā. (Gram. 8.3.2)   [(EO) PPn *na, there (near addressee): *na(a)]

Ē keiki lapuwale.O you worthless children.

naʻa  vs. firmly seated.

Aia ā kīkoʻo no wāwae ma ʻō ā maʻaneʻi, ā laila naʻa.If the feet are stretched here and there, then [one is] firmly seated.

nāʻā  vs. covered with ashes, as a fire. rare. 

Nāahiʻenaʻena [-ahi-ʻenaʻena]  placename. building for primary students, Kamehameha Schools, Honolulu, built in 1954 and named for the daughter of Kamehameha I by Keōpūolani (the cluster of royal chiefs); usually spelled Nahienaena. lit.: the burning fires.

Nāʻai [-ʻai]  placename. street, Kalihi Uka, Honolulu, named for a chief. lit.: the food.

Nāʻalae [-ʻalae]  placename. gulch, Puʻuokali qd., Maui. lit.: the mudhens.

Nāʻale [-ʻale]  placename. street, Papakōlea, Honolulu. (TM). lit.: the billows (the sea can be seen from this street).

Nāʻālehu [-ʻā-lehu]  placename. land section, village, and elementary school, Honuʻapo qd., Hawaiʻi. lit.: the volcanic ashes.

Nā Aliʻi  Kings (Bibl.) (EH)

Nā aliʻi o ka hale ʻa haʻōlelo  House of Nobles (EH)

nāʻana [·ʻana]  n. review, checkpoint. sh. nānā + ʻana.

naʻanaʻa₁ [naʻa·naʻa]  vs. potbellied, protruding. MUS

hoʻonaʻanaʻato protrude

I Pōkiʻi ke kiʻi, hoʻokīkiʻi ke kiʻi, hoʻonaʻanaʻa ke kiʻi.The image is at Pōkiʻi, the image leans back, the image protrudes its belly. (chant)

naʻanaʻa₂ [naʻa·naʻa]  vs. confused, bewildered. cf. pōna ʻanaʻa.

naʻanaʻau [naʻa·naʻau]  n. small intestine. BOD

Nāānuenueʻewalu [-ā·nue·nue-ʻewalu]  n. stroke in lua fighting. lit., the eight rainbows. WIN LUA

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naʻau
intestines, bowels, guts; mind, heart, affections; of the heart or mind; ....

see below...

  naʻau aliʻi - kind, thoughtful, forgiving, loving, possessed of aloha, beneficent, ....
  naʻau aloha - filled with aloha, beneficent, benevolent (similar to meanings of aloha).
  naʻau ʻawaʻawa - sour disposition
  naʻau hoʻokiʻekiʻe - conceited, proud, willful; proud heart.
  naʻau hoʻomaikaʻi - grateful heart,
  naʻau ʻino - evil-hearted, malevolent
  naʻau ʻinoʻino - malicious, malevolent; evil or nasty heart, misanthrope.
  naʻau kaumahaʻole - lighthearted
  naʻau keʻemoa - evil-hearted.
  naʻau kōkua ʻole - uncooperative, unaccommodating
  naʻau kopekope - of hateful or nasty nature, spiteful, surly, malevolent; sour or surly disposition, ....
  naʻau kūhili - blundering, careless, thoughtless.
  naʻau lauwili - name of an introduced flower (no data).
  naʻau lua - doubtful, two-minded, undecided, indecisive.
  naʻau moekolohe - whorish heart,
  naʻau palupalu - soft- or tender-hearted.
  naʻau pē - modest
  naʻau pēpē - modest heart; to have such; unpretentious.
  naʻau pōkole - short-tempered; lit., short intestine.
  naʻau pono - upright, just; right-minded; upright heart.
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      helu naʻau - mental arithmetic.
      helu naʻau - mental math. lit., mind counting.
      leʻa ka naʻau - lighthearted
      makemakika naʻau - mental math. lit., mathematics (in the) mind.
      naʻanaʻau - small intestine.
      ʻoluʻolu ka naʻau - good temper
      paʻanaʻau - memorized, remembered. lit., fixed intestines.
      pānaʻau - short for paʻanaʻau, memorized
      pīhoihoi o ka naʻau - worry
      pōʻai naʻau - affective domain, as relating to the learning process. lit., heart domain.
      pōmaikaʻi ka poʻe i haʻahaʻa ka naʻau - Blessed are the poor in spirit Mat. 5.3

naʻau  n.
  • intestines, bowels, guts;
  • mind, heart, affections; of the heart or mind;
  • mood, temper, feelings.
  • fig., child.
 
. cf. naʻau aliʻi, naʻau ʻino, naʻaupō. bc [PPn *ŋaakau, intestines]BOD

helu naʻaumental counting (name of an arithmetic book)

helu naʻaumental math

hoʻopaʻanaʻauto memorize

makemakika naʻaumental math

naʻau pōkoleshort-tempered; lit., short intestine

pōʻai naʻauaffective domain, as relating to the learning process

pōkole ka naʻaushort-tempered, cross

Naʻauakeʻaihaku [Naʻau-ake-ʻai-haku]  n. name of a star. lit., heart eager to rule as a lord. STA

naʻau aliʻi  nvs. kind, thoughtful, forgiving, loving, possessed of aloha, beneficent, benevolent, loving heart.

naʻau aloha  nvs. filled with aloha, beneficent, benevolent (similar to meanings of aloha).

naʻauao [naʻau·ao]  nvs. learned, enlightened, intelligent, wise; learning, knowledge, wisdom, science. lit., daylight mind. bc

Hoʻomana Naʻauao.Christian Science.

hoʻonaʻauaoto educate, instruct; educational, instructive, civilized

ka naʻauao loa ʻanathe instruction, education

Kuʻu home hoʻonaʻauao.My home of learning.

naʻauao ʻike muaforesight

Ua hoʻonaʻauao ʻia ʻoia.He was educated.

naauau  remission of a taboo. (And.)

naʻauʻau  same as naʻauʻauā.

naʻauauā  nvi. var. spelling of naʻauʻauā, intense grief; anguish so great that it may lead to suicide; to mourn, grieve. AltSpel

naʻauʻauā, naʻauauā  nvi. intense grief; anguish so great that it may lead to suicide; to mourn, grieve. [Ke kaumaha nui loa i mea e manaʻo ai kekahi poʻe e make ana ʻo ia no ka nui o kona kaumaha. Ke kaumaha nui loa; no ka nui loa o kēia kaumaha, e makemake ana paha ke kanaka e pepehi iā ia iho a make.],₁₃

Naʻauʻauā hele.To wander about in grief.

naʻau ʻawaʻawa  sour disposition (EH)

naʻau hoʻokiʻekiʻe [naʻau hoʻo·kiʻe·kiʻe]  nvs. conceited, proud, willful; proud heart.

naʻau hoʻomaikaʻi  grateful heart, (EH)

naʻau ʻino  evil-hearted, malevolent (EH)

naʻau ʻinoʻino  nvs. malicious, malevolent; evil or nasty heart, misanthrope. also naʻau ʻino.

Naʻaukāhihi [Naʻau-kāhihi]  placename. coastal land section, Airport qd., north Molokaʻi. lit.: entangled intestine.

naʻaukake₁ [naʻau·kake]  n. sausage, wiener. lit., sausage (Eng.) intestines. FOO

naʻaukake₂ [naʻau·kake]  n. same as uahiapele₁, a variety of sugar cane. SUG

naʻaukake ʻAmelika [naʻau·kake ʻame·lika]  n. hot dog. lit., American sausage. FOO

naʻau kaumahaʻole  lighthearted (EH)

naʻau keʻemoa [naʻau keʻe·moa]  vs. evil-hearted.

naʻau kōkua ʻole [naʻau ·kua ʻole]  vs. uncooperative, unaccommodating

naʻau kopekope [naʻau kope·kope]  nvs. of hateful or nasty nature, spiteful, surly, malevolent; sour or surly disposition, misanthrope.

naʻau kūhili [naʻau ·hili]  vs. blundering, careless, thoughtless.

naʻau lauwili [naʻau lau·wili]  n. name of an introduced flower (no data). FLO

naʻau lua  vs. doubtful, two-minded, undecided, indecisive.

naʻaumoa [naʻau·moa]  n. appendix. lit., chicken intestines.

ʻOki ʻia ka naʻaumoa.The appendix was removed.

naʻau moekolohe  whorish heart, (EH)

naʻau palupalu [naʻau palu·palu]  vs. soft- or tender-hearted.

naʻau pē  modest (EH)

naʻau pēpē [naʻau ·]  S  nvi. modest heart; to have such; unpretentious.

naʻaupō [naʻau·]  nvs. ignorant, unenlightened, uncivilized, benighted; ignorance, ignoramus. lit., night mind. cf. naʻauao. bc

holo naʻaupōrun pellmell, wildly

hoʻonaʻaupōto cause or feign ignorance; ignorant

inu naʻaupōto drink foolishly and to excess

Naʻaupōʻoukou i kūpuna o kākou.You are ignorant about our ancestors. (1-Kor. 101)

naʻau pōkole [naʻau ·kole]  short-tempered; lit., short intestine.

pōkole ka naʻauquick-tempered

naʻau pono  nvs. upright, just; right-minded; upright heart.

Nā Aupuni Huiʻia  League of Nations (EH)

naʻauwili [naʻau·wili]  same as naʻaumoa, appendix... BOD

nae₁  nvi. shortness of breath; to pant or puff for breath, as a result of overexercise or asthma. [PPn *ŋahe-ŋahe, out of breath, exhausted]ILL

E noho iki iho a kuʻu ka nae.Stay a bit until the puffing for breath is over. [i.e., rest a bit]

hoʻonaeto cause shortness of breath

Ke nae iki nei .Some breath remains. [as of a dying person]

nae₂  nvs. fragrant, sweet-smelling; fragrance. FER

He ʻala ka nae o ka palai.The perfume of the palai fern is sweet. (song)

nae₃  n. fishing net with small meshes; net structure to which feathers were attached for feather capes. also naepuni, puni, ʻupena ʻōhua palemo. FIS NET

nae₄  to give or parcel out equally, as food. (And.) FOO

naʻe₁  loc.n. easterly, windward (used in some localities only, as on Molokaʻi). see aʻe₂, . bc [Pn(CE) *ŋake, east]

Mai naʻe a lalofrom east to west (For. 5:665)

naʻe₂  conj. but, yet, furthermore, still, nevertheless. (Gram. 11.1)   bc

Aloha maila naʻe hoʻi ko ipo.But your sweetheart did indeed send greetings. (Gram. 7.5)

ʻAʻole naʻe ia i hiki mai.He hasn't come yet. (Gram. 7)

naeʻāʻīkū [naeʻāʻī·]  n. croup. lit., gasping croup. ILL

nāeheehe [·eheehe]  vs. soft, thin.

nāʻehu [-ʻehu]  the late (EH)

Nāʻehu [-ʻehu]  placename. peak, Kamalō qd., Molokaʻi. lit.: the red-heads.

nā nāʻehu i make aku nei  the late (EH)

nae kuku  n. bag nets of fine-meshed nae (netting) consisting of rectangular pieces joined together; a stick (kuku) was used at each end of the foot or lower rope. NET

naele₁  n.
  • rock crevice, as in the sea;
  • full of holes, chinks.
 
[He māwae a i ʻole he ʻalu o lalo o ke kai; he mea i piha ka pukapuka. He mau lua liʻiliʻi ma ke alo o ka pali, he mau māwae pōhaku, i lawa paha ka nui no ke komo ʻana o ka māiʻuʻu lima i loko, a piʻi ke kanaka i luna. He ana liʻiliʻi i loko o ke kai; he wahi pōhaku pukapuka.],₁₇,₁₉

Ka ula noho i ka naele.The lobster living in the crevices. (FS 49)

naele₂  vs.
  • stretched out of shape;
  • yielding, soft, miry, spongy; misshapen;
  • swamp, mire, bog;
  • to stretch.
 
[PPn *ŋahele, soft]PLA

hoʻonaelecaus/sim.; to soften, as earth for planting

nāele  n. bog, with no trees and soft ground. see ālialia, ʻolokele. GEO

nāʻele  same as nāʻeleʻele₁, weeds... [He wahi i ulu nui ʻia e ka nāhelehele.]₁₀

naeleele  redup. of naele, crevice (And.)

nāʻeleʻele₁  var. of nāhelehele, weeds...

nāʻeleʻele [·ʻele·ʻele]  n. weed. Maui. PLA

nāʻeleʻele₂  vs. rotten, as timber. rare. 

naelona [nae·lona]  n. nylon. Eng.

naenae [nae·nae]  redup. of nae₁, shortness of breath... PEP *ngaengae. [ʻAʻole hiki ke hanu maikaʻi loa ma muli o ka hoʻoikaika nui ʻana ma kekahi hana a i ʻole ma muli o ka maʻi. Paupauaho.]₁₄,₁₉ILL

Ua naenae koʻu naʻau.My heart pants. (Hal. 38.10)

naenae.jpgborder=0naʻenaʻe₁ [naʻe·naʻe]  n. all species of native genus in the daisy family (Dubautia), which are shrubs or small trees with narrow leaves and small yellow, orange, purple, or white flower heads borne in large cone-shaped clusters. also hanupaoa, hinaʻaikamalama, neʻineʻi. (Neal 845)PLA TRE FLO

naʻenaʻe₂ [naʻe·naʻe]  vs. fragrant, as the naʻenaʻe bloom. (But cf. nae, fragrant.)

naʻenaʻe₃ [naʻe·naʻe]  n. design on outer sheet of a sleeping tapa. TAP

naʻenaʻe₄ [naʻe·naʻe]  n. fish of surgeon family (Acanthurus olivaceus). FIS

naʻenaʻe₅ [naʻe·naʻe]  vs. quick, alert.

naenaele [nae·naele]  redup. of naele₂.

naʻenaʻe pua kea [naʻe·naʻe pua kea]  n. a kind of naʻenaʻe (Dubautia paleata), from Kauaʻi, with large round flower heads, each head with 25 or more light yellow becoming purplish florets. lit., white-flowered naʻenaʻe. FLO

naʻenaʻe pua melemele [naʻe·naʻe pua mele·mele]  n. a kind of naʻenaʻe (Dubautia laxa). lit., yellow-flowered naʻenaʻe. FLO

naʻenaʻe ʻula [naʻe·naʻe ʻula]  n. a kind of naʻenaʻe (Dubautia raillardioides) from Kauaʻi, with white to purplish flowers. lit., red naʻenaʻe. FLO

naeʻoaikū [naeʻoai·]  n. severe asthma. ILL

Naeʻole [Nae-ʻole]  placename. walk, Sheridan Tract, Honolulu, named for the Kohala chief Naeʻole who snatched the child Kamehameha when he was born in about 1753 (RC 66-67) and is said to have taken him to ʻĀwini, Kohala, Hawaiʻi, to be reared. (TM). lit.: without gasping.

naeʻōpuakau [naeʻō·pua·kau]  n. a disease, accompanied by shortness of breath (nae). cf. waiʻōpua.

naeʻowaikū [naeʻowai·]  var. spelling of nae ʻoaikū, severe asthma... ILL

naepuni [nae·puni]  same as nae₃, fishing net with small meshes; net structure to which feathers were attached for feather capes...

nae waikū [nae wai·]  same as nae ʻoaikū, asthma...

naha₁  vs. bent, curved, bowlegged. [(FJ) PPn *nasa, ??]

naha₂  nvi. union of a chief with his half-sister; their offspring was entitled to the kapu noho; to take part in such a marriage. (Malo 55), (Kam. 64:9–10, 22) Later naha was changed to mean what (Malo) calls hoʻi₄. [1. he ʻano kūlana aliʻi, ʻo ia hoʻi, he keiki mai loko mai o ka moe ʻana o ka makua hanauna me ke keiki hanauna no läua ʻelua ke kūlana nīʻaupiʻo. 2. ke kūlana kapu o ke aliʻi naha.]₁₄

Naha  placename. valley

nahā₁  vs.
  • cracked, broken, as a dish;
  • smashed to bits, as masonry;
  • to act as a purgative;
  • to split;
  • loss of virginity.
 
bc [Pn(EP) *ŋa-faʻa, burst, break, split open]

ʻaila nahā, ʻaila hoʻonahācastor oil

He waʻa nahā i koʻokā kāne.A smashed canoe that has been buffeted by your husband. [overindulgence in sex leads to impotence].

hoʻonahāto smash, shatter, crack, split; to take a purgative

lāʻau nahāpurgative (FS 129)

umauma nahāhunger (FS 195)

nahā₂  vi. to blot out from sight. bc

Holo akula lākou ā nahā moku o Hawaiʻi nei, ā nalowale ka ʻāina.They sailed on until the islands of Hawaiʻi here were blotted out of sight and the land disappeared. (For. 4:161 - Kila)

nahae₁  {na- + hae₃} S  vt. torn, rent; tear; to rip or tear (said figuratively of emotions). see hae₃. bc [Pn(NP) *ŋa-sae, torn, rent]

nahae₂  vs. branching out, as a family. bc

He nahae aliʻi kēia.This is a royal branch.

nāhaehae [·hae·hae]  S   redup. of nahae, torn, rent PCP *ngasaesae. [Weluwelu loa o ka pepa, lau, a mea like paha ma ke ʻano ua ʻano moku kekahi mau ʻāpana o ia mea a kaʻawale hapa a kaʻawale piha paha.]₁₄

nāhaehae ʻana o ka ʻuhanevexation of spirit (Isa. 65.14)

nāhāhā [··]  redup. of nahā, cracked, broken... bc [Ka hoʻopuehu liʻiliʻi ʻana, e like hoʻi me ka pūʻulu kaua. Ka nahā, ka poloke.]₁₄,₁₇

Nāhāhā i ke ania e ka makani.Broken by the blowing by the wind.

nāhāhā [··]  vs. crumbled.

naha iʻa  n. small school of reef fish, such as manini. also naho iʻa . cf. kumu iʻa. FIS

Nā-haku [-haku]  placename. Place, Ala Wai section, Honolulu, named for Nāhakuʻeluapua (the weaving [of ] two flowers), mother of Kealiʻimahiʻai. see Mahiʻai. lit.: the lords.

Nāhaleokoʻo [-hale-o-Koʻo]  placename. land section (800 feet elevation) near Waimea Canyon, Kauaʻi. lit.: the houses of Koʻo.

nahanaha [naha·naha]  redup. of naha₁, bent, curved...

nāhanahā [nāha·nahā]  redup. of nahā, cracked, broken...

nahanahae [naha·nahae]  S   redup. of nahae, torn, rent; tear; to rip or tear...

nahanawele [nahana·wele]  rare var. of nahawele₁, bivalve... FIS

nahau  n. arrow, an indicator; arrowhead. see pua, ihe. see pihi nahau. PPN *ngāsau. . CMP

haku nahauMesolithic, in anthropology

ke au haku nahauMesolithic age, period

nahau ʻiolemouse arrow, pointer, or cursor, as in a computer program. usu. nahau. cf. kahaʻimo

nahā wale  vs. fragile, as glass. lit., easily broken. cf. haki wale, pāloli.

nahawele₁ [naha·wele]  n. a bivalve of the family Isognomonidae. On Oʻahu, the Perna costellata, Atrina sp. FIS

nahawele₂ [naha·wele]  same as hulu ʻīlio, (Chaetomorpha antennina), a seaweed. SWD

nahawele liʻiliʻi [naha·wele liʻi·liʻi]  n. a shell (Brachidontes crebristriatus). lit., small nahawele. FIS

nahe  rare var. of nahenahe, soft, sweet...

naheka, nahesa  n. snake. Heb. nahas. ANI

naheka welafiery serpent (Kanl. 8.15)

naheka huelo kani, nahesa huelo kani  n. rattlesnake. lit., tail-sounding snake.

nahele  n. forest, grove, wilderness, bush; trees, shrubs, vegetation, weeds. cf. hoʻomakanahele. bc [Pn(CE) *ŋasere, forest]PLA TRE

ʻUpu mai ana ke aloha i ka uka nahele o Puna.Loving memory returns of the forest uplands of Puna. (ON 2883)

nāhelehele [·hele·hele]  redup. of nahele, forest, grove, wilderness, bush; trees, shrubs, vegetation, weeds...; weeds, undergrowth. bc PCP *ngaa(f,s)ele(f,s)ele. [1. nā meakanu lapuwale e ulu wale ana i loko o ka māla pua, pā hale, a pēlā aku me ka makemake ʻole ʻia. 2. he ulu lāʻau liʻiliʻi o nā kumulāʻau. He meakanu kupu wale ma kahi i makemake ʻole ʻia ai e kupu.]₁₄,₁₉PLA

Piha kēia māla i ka nāhelehele.This patch is full of weeds.

nāhelehele [·hele·hele]  n. weed. also nāʻeleʻele. see lāʻau make nāhelehele. PLA

nāhelehesa [·hele·hesa]  n. snakeweed. Sh. nāhelehele + nahesa. PLA

nahele maneʻo  n. nettle. lit., itching plant. (Isa. 34.13) PLA

nahele maʻukele [nahele maʻu·kele]  S  n. rain forest. lit., rain-forest area forest.

nahenahe [nahe·nahe]  vs.
  • soft, sweet, melodious, as music or a gentle voice;
  • soft, as fine cloth;
  • softly blowing, as a gentle breeze;
  • gentle-mannered, soft-spoken, suave.
 
[(OC) PPn *ŋase-ŋase, weak, feeble] [Ka ʻoluʻolu a haʻahaʻa o ke ʻano; ke ʻano kilakila a nani hoʻi.]WIN MUS

nahesa  n. snake. see naheka. bc ANI

nahesa huelo kani  var. spelling of naheka huelo kani, rattlesnake...

nāhesa pulu [·hesa pulu]  n. bullsnake. ANI

nahi₁  var. of lahi, thin, frail, delicate...

nahi₂  n. lichen, general term. PLA

nāhi₁  paucal article. Some, few, the, the little (contraction of , the, and wahi, little). see ex. pōkaʻakaʻa₂. (Gram. 10.4)   PPN *ngaafi.

ʻAuhea akula nāhi keiki?Where are the boys?

nāhi₂  n. the fires (contraction of ahi, as in the name Nāhi-ʻenaʻena).

Nahienaena  placename. see Nāahiʻenaʻena

Nāhiku [-hiku]  n. constellation of the Big Dipper. lit., the seven. STA

Nāhiku [·hiku]  n. Big Dipper. STA

Nāhiku [-hiku]  placename. village, ditch, homesteads, landing, and quadrangle, East Maui. (RC 80). lit.: the sevens (districts of this area).

nāhili [·hili]  {nā- + hili₂} vs. blundering, confused, perplexed, wandering off the course; careless, awkward. CAN

hoʻonāhilito cause a blundering, wandering, as by misdirecting; to procrastinate, waste time through blundering

I hea aku nei i nāhili ai ka ʻau waʻa?Where did the canoe fleet wander off to?

nahinahi [nahi·nahi]  var. of lahilahi, weak, flimsy...

nahiolea [nahio·lea]  n. a variety of taro. TAR

naho  nvs.
  • hollow, as a cleft where fish hide;
  • deepset, as eyes of a starving person;
  • eye sockets.
 
[Pn(CE) *naho, [hollow...] *na(f,s)o] [He kumu iʻa e holo like ana me he pōʻai nui lā. He hakahaka; wahi a ka iʻa e peʻe ai.]₁₄,₁₉FIS BOD

nahoa₁  vs. bold, defiant, daring. cf. uahoa. CAN

ʻAʻohe waʻa hoʻonahoa o ka ʻino.No canoe defies a storm; lit., no canoe defiant of a stormy day. [do not venture in the face of danger] (ON 216)

hoʻonahoacaus/sim.; to challenge

nahoa₂  nvi. head wound; intense headache; mental agony; hit or wounded in the head. cf. hoa, mallet, club. [Pn(CE) *ŋa-foa, headache]ILL

poʻo nahoafractured skull

nāhoahoa [·hoa·hoa]  redup. of nahoa₁, bold, nahoa₂, head wound... [Pn(CE) *ŋa-foa, headache]ILL

naho iʻa  n. small school of reef fish, such as manini. also naha iʻa. cf. kumu iʻa, large school of fish... FIS

Nāhoko [-hoko]  placename. coastal area, east Lānaʻi. lit.: the fleshy body parts.

Nāhōkūmāhana [-hō·kū-mā·hana]  see Māhana, Castor or Pollux. The two together are called Kamāhana, Nāhōkūmāhana, Nāmāhoe... STA

Nāhōkūpā [-hō·kū-]  n. constellation of five stars forming a circle; they are said to be near Nāhiku, the Big Dipper. lit., enclosure stars. STA

naholo, nāholo  {na- + holo₁} vi. to flee, of several; to run away; gone away. (2 Sam. 23.9) [PPn *ŋaasolo, move swiftly forward]

hoʻonaholoto chase, cause to run

Pau nui koa i ka naholo.Every last one of the soldiers fled.

nāholo  {na- + holo₁} vi. var. spelling of naholo, to flee, of several; to run away; gone away. AltSpel

nāholoholo₁ [·holo·holo]  redup. of naholo, flee... PNP *ngaasolosolo.

Nāholoholo₂ [·holo·holo]  n. name of a star, perhaps Venus. STA

nahonaho [naho·naho]  redup. of naho, hollow...

nahu₁  nvt.
  • to bite; to have a tendency to bite, as a dog; bite.
  • to sting, as beating rain;
  • pain, as of stomachache or of childbirth;
 
bc [Pn(CE) *ŋasu, bite]WIN ILL

hoʻonahuto bite, cause a stomachache; to pretend to bite

nahu₂  n. inexplicable bruise seen on the body, believed caused by the ghost of a living person who was about to die. also nahu akua. (Nānā 156–7) bc [Ka hoʻi ʻana mai o kekahi hana maikaʻi ʻole āu i hana ai iā ʻoe.]₁₄ILL

nahua₁  pas/imp. of nahu, to bite, to sting, as beating rain, pain, as of stomachache or of childbirth...

Loaʻa akula i ka nahua a ka ʻino.Caught by the pelting of the storm.

Ua ʻapoa e ka ua nahua o pali.Caught by the pelting rain of the cliffs.

Nahua₂  n. wind associated with Kāʻanapali, Maui. (Nak. 68)WIN

Nāhua [-hua]  placename. street, Waikīkī, Honolulu, named for a Hawaiian chiefess who owned property between the Royal Hawaiian Hotel and the Halekūlani. lit.: the fruits.

Nāhuihui [-hui·hui]  n. the Pleiades. also Nāhuihuiamakaliʻi, the clusters of Pleiades. STA

Hui Nui ʻElima  n. The Big Five, i.e. the five corporations that controlled most of the sugar industry in Hawaiʻi. lit., the five big corporations.

nahu ka ʻōpū  indigestion, upset stomach (EH)

Nāhuku [-huku]  placename. lava tube near Kīlauea Crater, Hawaiʻi, now called Thurston Lava Tube. lit.: the protuberances.

nahu kuakoko [nahu kua·koko]  n. labor pains. (Mika 4.9) BOD

Nahumāʻalo [Nahu-māʻalo]  placename. point, Kōloa district, Kauaʻi. lit.: bite [in] passing.

nahumaka [nahu·maka]  n. fattened, as a dog for offering.

nahuna  n. bite.

nahunahu [nahu·nahu]  to suffer pangs of childbirth. redup. of nahu; WIN BOD

ka ua nahunahuthe pelting rain

pala nahunahupartially ripe, of a fruit that can be bitten into, as a mountain apple (Kep. 93)

nahunahuihu [nahu·nahu·ihu]  n. family discord, quarrel. lit., nose biting.

nahunahupū [nahu·nahu·]  vt. to bite into with relish. FIS

Nahunahupū i ke alopiko.Bite the belly [of the fish] with relish.

-naʻi  a rare transitivizer. cf. hili, to wander, and hilinaʻi, to believe; , to sprinkle, and pīnaʻi, to fill a crack; (Gram. 6.6.4)   PPN *-naki.

naʻi₁  nvt. to conquer, take by force; conqueror. [Pn(CE) *ŋaki, avenge, conquer] [Lanakila ma luna a lawe lilo i ka ʻāina.]₁₄

ʻO Kamehameha ka naʻi aupuni.Kamehameha, the conqueror of the nation.

naʻi₂  vt. to strive to obtain, endeavor to examine or understand.

Ua naʻi ʻoia i ka pono o keiki.He does all he can for the well-being of the children.

naia  vs. insecurely tied. rare. 

na ia  same as the poss. nāna, but rare. see ex. kāpeʻa. (Gram. 9.11)  rare. 

naiʻa  n. porpoise, dolphin. (KL. line 138) FIS

Naʻiakaʻūlili [Naʻi-a-ka-ʻūlili]  placename. a spring on Niʻihau believed discovered by tattler birds. lit.: sought for by the tattler.

naʻiau [naʻi·au]  vt. to add to, join to. rare. 

naʻiau [naʻi·au]  vs. to have special effects, be enhanced. see hiʻohiʻona naʻiau, hoʻonaʻiau.

nāʻīā ʻumi [·ʻī·ā ʻumi]  vt. to boycott, i.e. abstain from buying from or dealing with (a company) as a means of coercion.

Ke hōʻeuʻeu mai nei ʻahahui he nui e nāʻīāʻumi i huahana o Palani no ka hoʻāʻo hoʻopahū nukelea ma ka Pākīpika.Many organizations are encouraging that French products be boycotted due to nuclear bomb testing in the Pacific.

Naigera [nai·gera]  n. Niger; Nigerien. Eng. G

Naigeria [nai·geria]  n. Nigeria; Nigerian. Eng. G

nāiʻi [·iʻi]  vt. to remove, take out. rare. 

nāʻīʻike  vt. to refuse to see, especially a relative or friend; to disown.

naika, naita  n. knight. Eng.

nāʻike  same as nāʻīʻike.

naikokene [naiko·kene]  n. nitrogen; nitric. Eng. SCI

ʻakika naikokenenitric acid. also ʻakika nikiriku

koʻohune naikokeneazobacter, a type of bacteria containing nitrogen

naikokene diokesasidenitrogen dioxide

naikokene ʻokikene luanitrogen dioxide

pōʻaiapuni naikokenenitrogen cycle

pūhui naikokene kaʻawalefree nitrogen compound

naikola [nai·kola]  similar to ʻaikola, interj. of scorn or derision, especially rejoicing over others' misfortunes..., hoʻonaʻaikola, same as hōʻaikola, contemptuous, contemptuousness...

ʻAʻohe koe i ka hoʻonaikola ʻia e ka makani.Nothing survived the contemptuous destruction by the wind. (For. 4:476)

hoʻonaikolato show contempt, as by destruction

Nāʻiliakaʻauea [-ʻili-a-Kaʻauea]  placename. lookout point, Kālepa Ridge Trail, Kālepa Forest Reserve, Līhuʻe district, Kauaʻi. (This name is sometimes spelled Nailiakuea.). lit.: the pebbles of Kaʻauea.

Nāimukāluaua [-imu-kālua-ua]  placename. same as Imukāluaua. lit.: the rain-baking ovens.

naʻina  n. conquering, endeavoring, etc. cf. naʻi₁, .

nainai [nai·nai]  rare var. of nanai, difficult to climb, as a cliff, stiff-backed..., nānai, same as pānānai, shallow...

naʻinaʻi₁ [naʻi·naʻi]  redup. of naʻi₁, to conquer, take by force..., naʻi₂, to strive to obtain, endeavor to examine or understand...

naʻinaʻi₂ [naʻi·naʻi]  vs. crabbed, bitter, cross, of sour disposition; morose; ill-disposed; opposing. rare. 

naʻinaʻi₃ [naʻi·naʻi]  vi. to shorten, to make short. rare. 

naʻinaʻi₄ [naʻi·naʻi]  similar to pīnaʻi₁, again and again, repeatedly... rare. 

naʻinaʻi₅ [naʻi·naʻi]  n. variety of fish (no data). FIS

naʻinaʻi₆ [naʻi·naʻi]  vs. lower case, small. cf. maʻaka, upper case, capital... see hua naʻinaʻi, lower case (small) letter... Tah. small. LNG PRF

naʻinaʻi mimi [naʻi·naʻi mimi]  n. contest in urinating by small boys. lit., urine striving.

naʻinaʻina mimi [naʻi·naʻina mimi]  same as naʻinaʻi mimi, contest in urinating by small boys...

naio₁  n. pinworm, as in the rectum; white specks in feces; larvae, as of mosquitos; worm in dung or in taro. see pala naio. [Pn(CE) *ŋaio, threadworm, grub]TAR ILL INS

naio₂  n. inferior taro left in the field after the crop is removed. TAR

naio.jpgborder=0naio₃  n. the bastard sandal-wood (Myoporum sandwicense), a native tree, with hard, dark yellow-green wood, scented like sandal-wood. Leaves are narrow-oblong, pointed, grouped at branch ends; flowers are small, pink or white; fruit, small, white, round. cf. ʻaʻaka. (Neal 791) [Pn(CE) *ŋaio, a tree (Myoporum sp.)]PLA TRE FLO

naio₄  n. name of a seaweed. SWD

Naio  placename. gulch, northeast Lānaʻi. Street, ʻĀlewa Heights, Honolulu. lit.: bastard sandalwood.

naio ʻai kae  n. dung-eating pinworm, said contemptuously of slanderers. INS

naioea [naio·ea]  n. a native variety of taro, with long, blackish leaf stem; blades large, dark-green; grown in uplands, valued for its red poi. also ʻeleʻele and also qualified by the colors ʻeleʻele and ʻulaʻula. (Whitney 48), (HP 25). TAR POI

naio makika  n. mosquito larvae.

naita  var. spelling of naika, knight...

Nāʻiwa [-ʻiwa]  placename. three land divisions, Kaunakakai qd., Molokaʻi. lit., the frigate birds (perhaps named for the beauty of the birds).

Nāiwiopele [-iwi-o-Pele]  placename. hill near Hāna, Maui. lit.: Pele's bones (Pele fought here with her sister NāmakaoKahaʻi; Pele escaped but left some of her bones).

naka₁  nvi. to quiver, quake, tremble, shake, as jello or as with cold or fear; shaky, unsteady, shivering, shaking. [Ka haʻalulu ʻana. Ka haʻalulu ʻana me ka naue nō hoʻi.],

ka naka o kulithe shaking of the knees (Kel. 82)

naka₂  vi. to crack open, as earth from the heat; cracked and peeling, as the skin of one who has drunk kava to excess. [Pn(CE) *ŋata, ??]KAV

naka₃  n. a land shell (Thaumatodon nesophila). [Pn(CE) *ŋata, sea-slug, slug etc]ANI

naka₄  n. a sea creature. [Pn(CE) *ŋata, sea-slug, slug etc]FIS

Nākāamakaliʻi [--a-Maka·liʻi]  n. Pleiades. lit., the bailers of Makaliʻi. (Kep. 79)STA

Na Kai ʻEwalu  The Eight Seas (seas about the Hawaiian Islands, poetic) (EH)

nakaka  redup. of naka₂, crack open... [Ka haʻalulu nui ʻana a i ʻole ka hemo ʻana mai o kahi māwae. Ka ʻoniʻoni ʻana o kekahi mea e like me ka meaʻono i kapa ʻia he kelo, akā ma muli o ke anuanu a i ʻole ka makaʻu kēia ʻoniʻoni, kēia nakaka. Hele a maloʻo loa a ʻoā.],₁₃,₁₉

hoʻonakakacaus/sim

nakakaka [naka·kaka]  redup. of naka₂, crack open...

naka kāniʻo [naka ·niʻo]  n. a land shell (Nesophila thaanumi). lit., streaked naka.

naka kua mauna  n. a land shell (Nesophila thaanumi, N. nesodonta). lit., mountain-ridge naka.

naka kua poʻi  same as ʻopihi kapuaʻi lio, limpet, umbrella shell... FIS

Nākalaloa [-kala-loa]  placename. stream, Wailuku qd., Maui. lit.: the long [house] gables.

Nākālele [-kālele]  placename. point, Lahaina qd., Maui. lit.: the leaning.

Nakalike, Nazarite [naka·like]  n. Nazarite. (Bib.) Eng.

Nākaloaola [-kalo-a-Ola]  placename. small mountain area above Hanalei, Kauaʻi. lit.: the taros of [Chief ] Ola.

nakanaka [naka·naka]  redup. of naka₁, to quiver, quake, tremble, shake..., naka₂, to crack open, as earth from the heat...

Nākao [-kao]  n. belt and sword in the constellation of Orion. lit., the darts. STA

Nakaohu  placename. land section and point, Lualaʻilua Hills qd., Maui.

naka ʻōniʻoniʻo [naka ʻō·niʻo·niʻo]  n. a marine mollusk (Pleurobranchus). lit., mottled naka. FIS

nakapa, natapa  n. stacte [sweet spice used in ancient Hebrew incense]. Heb. nataph. (Puk. 30.34)

Nakauilaniʻelua [Na-ka-ui·lani-ʻelua]  n. star name (no data). (Kuhelani)STA

Nakawila, Nasavila  n. Nashville. G

nake  n. name of a fish (no data). (KL. line 142) FIS

nākea [·kea]  n. endemic fresh-water fish (Awaous [Chonophorous] stamineus) of the ʻoʻopu or goby family, favorite for eating, sometimes 30 cm long. Also nāwao, nōkea. cf. ʻoʻopu kumu iki, ʻoʻopu lehe. FIS

Nākeikianāʻiʻiwi [-keiki-a--ʻiʻiwi]  placename. land area (600 feet elevation), Nāpali coast, Kauaʻi. lit.: children of the ʻiʻiwi birds.

Nākeikiapua [-keiki-a-Pua]  placename. coastal area, Hālawa qd., Molokaʻi. lit.: the children of Pua.

Nakeikiʻelima [Na-keiki-ʻelima]  placename. area, Waimea district, Kauaʻi. lit.: the five children.

nakeke₁  nvi.
  • rattling, as of a window;
  • rustling, as of paper.
 
[PPn *ŋatete, shake, tremble, be mobile: *gate(e)te(e)] [Ke kani a ka pukaaniani a i ʻole ka lau ke pā mai ka makani a hōʻoniʻoni ʻia.]

hoʻonakeketo make a rattling or rustling noise

ʻO wai kēlā e hoʻonakeke maila i ?Who is that rattling the dishes?

nakeke  vs. crunchy, as fresh potato chips. Niʻihau. also nakekeke, kakani. see kamumu. FOO

nakeke₂  n. a brown seaweed (Hydroclathrus clathratus), resembling pūhā and closely related to it, but the surface pierced with holes of different sizes; not eaten. SWD

nakekeke [nake·keke]  redup. of nakeke₁, rattling...

he pili nakekekea loose or uncertain relationship

nakekeke [nake·keke]  vs. crunchy, as an apple. also nakeke, kakani. see kamumu. FOO

nakele  {na- + kele₁} S  nvs. soft, boggy, slippery, yielding, sinking in; a shallow boggy area. VOL

hoʻonakelecaus/sim

nakele ʻāfresh lava soft and not yet cold

Nakele  placename. street, Nuʻuanu, Honolulu. lit.: rustling.

nākelekele [·kele·kele]  S   redup. of nakele, soft, boggy, slippery, yielding, sinking in...

hoʻonākelekelecaus/sim

Kelikoli ʻĀkau Komohana [ keli·koli ʻā·kau komo·hana]  n. Northwestern Territories. [+]G

naki  same as nākiʻi, to tie... PNP *nati.

hoʻonakicaus/sim

nāki  n. tribe of people, outside of Hawaiʻi. see hapū, ʻalaea. Māori ngāti..

He hoʻokahi ka lāhui Māori o Aotearoa, akā, hoʻomāhelehele ʻia ka poʻe ma nāki like ʻole.The Māori race of New Zealand are one race, but they are distinguished by various tribes.

nākiʻi [·kiʻi]  {nā- + kiʻiₓ} S  vt. to tie. cf. nīkiʻi. bc [Pn(NP) *nati, draw tight, tie]

nākiʻi ā paʻatie securely, tighten

nākiʻi ā paʻa  tighten (EH)

nākiʻikiʻi [·kiʻi·kiʻi]  S   redup. of nākiʻi, to tie... [Nākiʻi he mau manawa a i ʻole ma ke ʻano lahilahi.]₁₄

Nākiʻikiʻi [·kiʻi·kiʻi]  n. Zuben Elschamali, a star. STA

nakili  vi. to glimmer through, as light through a small opening; to begin to open, as eyes of a young animal; to twinkle. also mikili. rare. 

nākilikili [·kili·kili]  redup. of nakili, to glimmer through, as light through a small opening...

nakilinaka [nakili·naka]  n. tundra. Inuit natirnaq..

nakinaki₁ [naki·naki]  redup. of naki, to tie... (Hal. 105.22) bc [Nākiʻi. Ka nākiʻi ʻana. Nākiʻi, nikiʻi.]₁₂,₁₄,₁₁,₁₉

nakinaki₂ [naki·naki]  n. difficult breathing, as during an asthma attack. bc ILL

Nākiu [-kiu]  placename. street near Metcalf Street and the university, Honolulu. lit.: the spies.

Nakiwile  n. Nashville. G

-nakoa  {na- + koa₁}

hoʻonakoabrave, daring

Nākōkōamakaliʻi [-kō·kō-a-Maka·liʻi]  n. probably Pleiades. lit., the nets of Makaliʻi. (HM 368) STA NET

nakokolo [nako·kolo]  similar to nākolokolo, redup. of nākolo₁, rumbling, nākolo₂, crawl... (For. 6:450)

nākolo₁ [·kolo]  nvi. rumbling, roaring, as of surf or thunder; reverberating. see ex. ʻuʻina. [Pn(NP) *ŋatolo, a repetitive sound (e.g. rattle, of surf)] [Ke kani ʻana e like me ka hekili a i ʻole nā nalu poʻi he nui. Kani a ka hekili ke kuʻi, me ka nalu nui ke poʻi.],₁₄

Ua haʻalulu kuʻu manawa, ua nei nākolo i ke aloha.My heart trembles, reverberating sighs of love. (Laie 521 [120])

nākolo₂ [·kolo]  {nā- + kolo₁} (perhaps nakolo). redup. of kolo, to crawl (For. 6:450)

nākolokolo [·kolo·kolo]  redup. of nākolo₁, rumbling, nākolo₂, crawl... [Nākolo he mau manawa a i ʻole na nā mea he nui.]₁₄

Nākoʻokoʻo [-koʻokoʻo]  placename. street, Ala Wai section, Honolulu, named for John K. Nākoʻokoʻo, a clerk in the City and County building inspector's offices. (TM). lit.: the canes.

naku₁  vi.
  • to root, wallow, as a hog;
  • to tread, trample, push, as through mud or grass;
  • to struggle;
  • to roil, as water;
  • to delve, search.
  see ʻakaʻakai and ex., oi₂.
also haunaku. [(FJ) PPn *natu, knead, mix with water] [Ka hoʻoikaika ʻana i kekahi hana me ka paʻakikī naʻe. Ka hele ʻana i loko o ka meakanu kiʻekiʻe a hiki paha i ka ʻōpū a e pahu aku ana me nā wāwae. Ka hehi ʻana o ka wāwae ma luna.],₁₄,₁₈PLA ANI

hoʻonakucaus/sim

naku liʻigroveler

naku₂  same as nānaku, a bulrush. [Pn(EP) *ŋatu, bulrush (Scirpus sp.): *ga(a)tu]PLA

naku₃  n. a kind of red-skinned onion. FOO PLA

-nākū  MUS

hoʻonākūto suffer gas pains

Hoʻonākū mauna, kaʻahē mokupuni.The mountains are in distress, the islands gasp for breath. (birth chant for Kamamalu)

nakue  active, diligent. (And.)

nakuʻe₁  {na- + kuʻe₁} nvi.
  • elbowing; to elbow;
  • piston-like motion.
 
. cf. kuʻe₁, to elbow.

nakuʻe₂  var. of nākuʻi, rumble, roar...

nākuʻi [·kuʻi]  nvi. to rumble, roar, thump; rumbling; beating, as the heart; thrilled (perhaps naku₁ + -ʻi, transitivizer). (Gram. 6.6.4)  

hoʻonākuʻicaus/sim

ka nākuʻi o ka kuni ahithe roar of the cannon

Nākuina [-kuina]  placename. street, Kalihi Waena, Honolulu, named for Emma Metcalf Nākuina (Mrs. Moses Nā-kuina) who wrote articles on ancient Hawaiian land and water rights. (TM) Her husband, a minister, also wrote on Hawaiian subjects (see Nak). lit.: the stitching together.

nakulehu [naku·lehu]  n. a variety of white sweet potato. SWP

-nakuli  rare. 

hoʻonakuliapathetic; lack of interest

naku liʻi  groveler (EH)

nakulu  {na- + kulu₁} nvi.
  • dripping, as water;
  • patter, clatter, rattle, echo;
  • rumbling, as the stomach;
  • grumbling;
  • vibrating, as thunder;
  • to spread or circulate, as rumor.
 
[Nākulukulu, nākuʻi, halalū, kamumu; he kani e like me ke kuʻi ʻana o ka hēkili paha, a i ʻole ke kani o ka nalu e poʻi ana paha. Like ka manaʻo me "nākolo," ke kani ʻana e like me ka hekili a i ʻole nā nalu poʻi he nui. Ke kani o ka ʻōpū ma muli paha o ka pōloli.],,₁₈

hoʻonakulucaus/sim

Ke hoʻonakulu nei i kuʻu manawa; no kuʻu ipo paha kēia wela.Causing my heart to pitter-patter; perhaps this warmth is from my lover. (Laie 487 [96])

Ua nakulu akula kēia lohe i ke alo aliʻi.This report reached the presence of the chief. (Laie 599 [176])

nakuluʻai  vs. praiseworthy, upright. rare. 

nākulukulu [·kulu·kulu]  redup. of nakulu, dripping, rumbling...

nakunaku [naku·naku]  redup. of naku₁, to root, wallow, as a hog; to tread, trample, push, as through mud or grass; to struggle...

nala₁  var. of ulana, to plait. [PPn *laŋa, plait (as a mat, basket): *la(la)ga] [Ulana.]

nala₂  n. a kind of fish (no data). (KL. line 143) FIS

nala₃  n. a measurement of 6 cm. Eng. (nail).

Nālāʻauhawaiʻi [-lāʻau-Hawaiʻi]  placename. botanic garden for endemic dry-land plants, on the slope of Diamond Head, Waikīkī, Honolulu, created by George C. Munro and named by him in 1951. lit.: the Hawaiian plants.

Nā Lāhui Huipū  n. United Nations. G

nalala  n. dinosaur. [Pn(EP) *ŋaarara, lizard]ANI

Nālālaniapililua [-lā·lani-a-pili-lua]  n. name of a constellation. lit., the lines of the clinging ones. STA

Nālani [-lani]  placename. street, Kalihi Uka, Honolulu. lit.: the heavens or royal chiefs.

nale₁  vs. clear, bright. cf. kōnane, kōnale. PCP *ngale.

nale₂  not fast; movable; independent. (And.)

nalea  n. trick, as a dog's. cf. kēpuka, pāhaʻohuna. ANI

Nāleialoha [-lei-aloha]  placename. place,Kuliʻouʻou, Honolulu. lit.: the leis [of] love.

naleko, naredo  n. nard (RSV), spikenard (KJV). Gr. nardos. (Mele 4:13)

nalenale [nale·nale]  redup. of nale₁, clear, nale₂, movable...

nali  vt. to nibble, gnaw. [PPn *ŋali, nibble, gnaw]

nalilikoʻi [nalili·koʻi]  n. a variety of taro. (HP 33)TAR

Nālimawai [-lima-wai]  placename. coastal area, Lahaina qd., Maui. lit.: the five waters.

nalinali [nali·nali]  redup. of nali, nibble, gnaw... [He ʻano ʻai ʻana; he nahu liʻiliʻi. Ka ʻaki liʻiliʻi ʻana aku. Ka ʻaki liʻiliʻi e like paha me ka ʻai ʻana o ka ʻiole.],₁₇,₁₈

nalo₁  vs. lost, vanished, concealed, hidden, forgotten, missing; to lose, pass away, disappear (a loaʻa-type word, see pōnalo₂; see ex., ʻikena). (Gram. 4.4)   bc [(OC) PPn *ŋalo, out of sight, disappeared, forgotten, ? lost] [ʻIke ʻole ʻia.]₁₄

ʻAʻole au e nalo iāʻoe.You will not fail to recognize me.

hoʻonaloto cause to be lost; to conceal, secrete, put out of sight

Nalo ka umu.The oven is covered. (FS 133)

nalo₂  n. the common housefly and other two-winged insects. see pōnalo₁. bc [(MP) PPn *laŋo, fly (insect) (met)]INS

naloʻaki  n. var. spelling of nalo ʻaki, small stinging fly... AltSpel INS

nalo ʻaki, naloʻaki  n. small stinging fly, as the stable fly (Stomoxys calcitrans) and horn fly (Haematobia irritans); gnat, hornet. INS

nalohia [nalo·hia]  pas/imp. of nalo₁, lost, vanished, concealed, hidden, forgotten, missing... see ex. kīheʻaheʻa. PEP *ngalo(f,s)ia. [Ka nalowale ʻana.]

nalo hopeʻeha  n. var. spelling of nalo hope ʻeha, hornet (Puk. 23.28) and other Hymenoptera. lit.... AltSpel INS

nalo hope ʻeha, nalo hopeʻeha  n. hornet (Puk. 23.28) and other Hymenoptera. lit., fly with stinging posterior. INS

nalo hopeʻō  n. same as hopeʻō, wasp, yellow jacket, hornet.... (Aniani 165)

nalo keleawe [nalo kele·awe]  n. a fly, perhaps the hover fly (Syrphidae). lit., brass fly. INS

nalo lawe lepo  n. mud wasp, as Sceliphron caementarium. lit., dirt-toting fly. INS

nalo loa  vs. lost forever, forever.

nalo meli  n. honey bee (Apis mellifera). lit., honey fly. (Kanl. 1.44) INS

nalo meli mōʻi wahine  n. queen bee. INS

nalo meli noho hale  n. drone bee. lit., house-staying honey bee. INS

nalo meli paʻahana [nalo meli paʻa·hana]  n. worker bee. lit., industrious honey bee. INS

nalo nahu  n. stinging fly. lit., biting fly. INS

nalonalo [nalo·nalo]  redup. of nalo₁, lost, vanished... PPN *ngalongalo.

hoʻonalonalohidden; to cause to disappear, camouflage. cf. manaʻo hoʻonalonalo, ʻōlelo hoʻonalonalo

kuhikuhi hoʻonalonaloto speak in an enigmatic way or with hidden meaning so that only the confidant understands

nalo paka  n. tick (Hippoboscidae); ensign fly (Evaniidae). lit., lean fly. INS

nalopeʻe [nalo·peʻe]  vs. camouflaged. see hoʻonalopeʻe.

nalo pilau  n. bluebottle fly (Calliphoridae). lit., stink fly. INS

nalo ʻuiʻuiki [nalo ʻui·ʻuiki]  n. firefly. lit., glimmering fly. INS

nalowale [nalo·wale]  vs. lost, gone, forgotten, vanished, missing, hidden, extinct, disappeared (especially if unaccountably so); infinite; to lose. (Gram. 10.3)   bc

nalowale loa [nalo·wale loa]  vs. extinct. also halapohe, make loa.

ʻane nalowale loaendangered

nalo wiʻu  n. midge fly. lit., fly (whose bite) smarts with pain. INS

nalu₁  nvi. wave, surf; full of waves; to form waves; wavy, as wood grain. bc [(AN) PPn *ŋalu, wave (of sea)]

hoʻonaluto form waves

Ke nalu nei ka moana.The ocean is full of waves.

nalu  n. wave, as surf near the land. cf. ʻale. poʻina nalu. where a wave breaks; surf break (preceded by ke). see hokua, honua, kiʻekiʻena, kōā.

nalu₂  vt. to ponder, meditate, reflect, mull over, speculate. cf. (Eset. 6.6) . bc PPN *na(a)nunga. [Noʻonoʻo pono, manaʻo, manaʻonaʻo, kaupaona i kekahi mea i loko o ka noʻonoʻo. Ka noʻonoʻo nui ʻana i kekahi mea. Noʻonoʻo nui i kekahi mea me ke kaupaona pono ʻana i nā ʻano hāʻina e loaʻa mai ana.],,₁₁,₁₄

Nalu wale ihola ʻo Keawenuiaʻumi i ka hope o kēia keikiKeawenuiaʻumi pondered about the fate of this child (For. 4:261- Lonoikamakahiki)

nalu  vt. to reflect, ponder or think about. [+]

Pau kāna hana, ua nalu ʻo Kimo i ka hopena a me ka waiwai i loaʻa mai ia.When his work was finished, Kimo reflected upon the results and what he got out of it.

nalu₃  n. amnion, amniotic fluid. bc [Pn(EC) *nalu, ??]BOD

naluā, naluwā [nalu·ā]  vt. to nourish resentment, sulk.

Naluai  placename. lane, Kalihi Kai, Honolulu, named for Peter Naluai, an employee of the federal customs service. (TM)

nalu ʻaiō  waves that rise and fall without breaking (EH)

naluea [nalu·ea]  n. nausea. cf. poluea. [Ka ʻōmaʻimaʻi o ka ʻōpū me ka makemake e luaʻi.]

Naluea  placename. stream, Waipiʻo qd., Hawaiʻi. lit.: nausea.

nalu haʻi  breaking wave (EH)

nalu haʻi lala  S  n. wave that breaks diagonally.

nalu haʻi muku  S  n. wave that breaks to the left... see lala.

nalu haʻi muku ʻo ʻAiwohiold name for "Publics" surfing spot in Waikīkī (NMOK 20:4(4))

nalu hoʻokaumaha [nalu hoʻo·kau·maha]  vt. to ponder sadly, brood.

nalukai [nalu·kai]  vs. weatherworn, as old canoes or persons who have weathered the storms of life. lit., ocean wave. CAN

Nalukākala [nalu··kala]  n. Kingman Reef. lit., surf that arrives in combers.

nalu kua loloa  n. long wave.

naluli  {na- + luli} vi. shaky, unsteady, swaying (less common than luli).

naluliluli [naluli·luli]  redup. of naluli.

nalulu  nvi. dull headache; dull pain in the stomach, queasy; to have such pains. [Pn(NP) *ŋaalulu, headache, nausea]ILL

hoʻonaluluto cause a pain in head or stomach

Hoʻonalulu hoʻi keiki.The children give [me] a headache.

nalulu ka ʻōpūuneasy stomach

Nalulua [Nalu-lua]  placename. coastal land section, Kaunakakai qd., south Molokaʻi. lit.: double wave.

nalulu ka ʻōpū  stomach disorder, uneasy stomach (EH)

nalu miki  n. receding wave.

nalu mua  premeditate (EH)

nalu muku  S  n. broken section of wave.

nalunalu [nalu·nalu]  vs. rough, of a sea with high waves; to form high waves. PPN *ngalungalu. [Ke kai nui a kūpikipikiʻō me ka nalu e halehale maila.]₁₇

nalu pū kī  n. wave that shoots high.

naluwā [nalu·]  var. spelling of naluā, to nourish resentment, sulk...

Namahana  placename. peak (2,650 feet), land section, and valley, Hanalei district, Kaua'i.

Nāmāhana [-māhana]  placename. street, Waikīkī, Honolulu, named for Lydia Pīʻia Nāmāhana, a daughter of Keʻeaumoku, and for a Maui chiefess also named Nāmāhana. The street was named by the subdivider, Bruce Cartwright. (TM). lit.: the twins.

Nāmāhoe [-mā·hoe]  n. Castor and Pollux, Gemini. lit., the twins. also Māhana. STA

Nāmakanipaio [-makani-paio]  placename. campground, Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park, Kīlauea qd., Hawaiʻi. lit.: the conflicting winds.

Nāmalu [-malu]  placename. bay, Honolua qd., Maui. lit.: the protections.

Nāmanaokeakua [-mana-o-ke-akua]  placename. cinder cone, Haleakalā Crater, East Maui. lit.: the powers of the god.

namauahi [namau·ahi]  vs. thinly scattered, few, of sparse growth.

Namauahi maile o kēia wahi.The maile vines of this place are sparse.

Nāmauʻu [-mauʻu]  placename. drive, Puʻunui, Honolulu, named for John Nāmauʻu, clerk in the government offices during the monarchy. (TM). lit.: the grasses.

Namibia [nami·bia]  n. Namibia; Namibian. Eng. G

Nāmilimili [-milimili]  placename. street, Pauoa, Honolulu. lit.: the favorite ones.

Moana Wai  n. The Great Lakes. [+]G

Nāmohokū [-moho-]  placename. land section, Hālawa qd., south Molokaʻi. lit.: the selected upright ones.

Nāmoku [-moku]  placename. islet (0.09 acres, 50 feet elevation), Kalaupapa peninsula, Molokaʻi. lit.: the islands.

Nāmokuʻehā [-moku-ʻehā]  placename. street, Pauoa, Honolulu. lit.: the four islands.

Nāmolokama [-molo-kama]  placename. mountain, Hanalei district, Kauaʻi. (Elbert and Mahoe 41, 75; UL 133.). lit.: the interweaving bound fast.

namu₁  nvt. unintelligible muttering, gibberish; any foreign language, especially English; to speak gibberish or a foreign language, to mumble. PNP *nanu. [Ka namunamu a i ʻole ka ʻōhumuhumu ʻana.]

He aha ka namu?What's the foreign term [What's the price]?

hoʻonamuto pretend to speak in a foreign language, to mutter, mumble, speak gibberish

ka mea namu liʻiliʻithose that mutter (Isa. 8.19)

namu haoleEnglish

namu₂  vt. to nibble; to chew with closed mouth. [Pn(EC) *namu, chew, nibble, taste]VOL

Ua namu ā pāhoehoe ʻia.Nibbled at and changed to pāhoehoe lava.

namu₃  n. name of a fish. (no data). FIS

Nāmū [·]  n. legendary little people. lit., the silent ones. cf. Nāwā, the noisy ones.

nāmua [·mua]  n. preview. see nānaina. CMP

nāmua paʻiprint preview, as in a computer program

namu haole  English (EH)

namunamu [namu·namu]  to grumble, complain, mumble, babble. redup. of namu₁, namu₂;

namu paʻi ʻai, namu paʻi kalo  n. pidgin English. lit., hard-poi gibberish, hard-taro gibberish. TAR

namu paʻi kalo  var. spelling of namu paʻi ʻai, pidgin English...

nana₁  var. of ulana₁, to plait, weave, knit, braid...

e nana moena anaplaiting mats

nana₂  short for ʻīnana, a plant... cf. kīnana, pūnana. PPN *langa.

Nana₃  n. name of a star (no data). STA

Nana₄  n. name of a month. see ex. ʻeʻelekū.

nana₅  n. a variety of taro. TAR

nana₆  to spread. similar to manana;

nana₇  n. a variety of fish (no data). (KL. line 141) FIS

nanā  vs.
  • snarling;
  • to strut or provoke, as one looking for a fight, as a threatening boaster, or stiff-legged dogs ready to pounce on each other;
  • sexually excited, of males;
  • to stretch, as muscles.
 
[Pn(NP) *nana, aggressive] [Ka māloʻeloʻe a ʻoʻoleʻa.]

hoʻonanāaggressive, looking for a fight, threatening; to antagonize

ihu nanāsnarling nose; fig., quarrelsome, aggressive

nāna  n.-poss. for him, her, it; by him, her, it; belonging to him, her, it, whose (cf. nona, a-form, ). (Gram. 9. 11)   bc PCP *naana.

nānā₁ [·]  vt.
  • to look at, observe, see,
  • notice,
  • inspect;
  • to care for,
  • pay attention to,
  • take care of.
 
. cf. kūnānā, nānā ʻole. bc [Pn(CE) *naa-naa, look at] [Ke kūlana e nānā ʻia ai ʻoe.]₁₄MUS

he keiki nānā mākuaa son who cares for his parents

Hiamoe wale ke kāne, nānā wale ka wahine.The husband just sleeps, the wife looks about but has nothing.

Hoʻokūkū hoʻonānā, nānā maka i ka mahina.Stand about, look, let your eyes see the moon. (children's game chant)

hoʻonānāto cause to look, show

Mai nānā i kāna ʻōlelo.Don't pay any attention to what he says.

maikaʻi ke nānā akugoodlooking

Nānā aʻela ia ma kiʻi maka nunui, koe kiʻi maka liʻiliʻi.He caters to the important people, and leaves out the ordinary folk.

nānā i puketo audit accounts

Nānā ma ka ʻākau.Dress right [military command].

nānā₂ [·]  nvi. quiet restful. cf. nā₁, calmed. bc PPN *ngaangaa.

hula hoʻonānāa hula for amusement (UL 224)

Kau i ka nānā ka moe.Sleep in peace. (For. 6:396)

nānā₃ [·]  n. goat. cf. kao₅. bc ANI

nanaʻa  var. of naʻanaʻa, potbellied, protruding...; confused, bewildered...

nānā ā loaʻa ke ʻano o ka maʻi  diagnose (of sickness) (EH)

nānā ao [· ao]  n.v. cloud interpreter, one who observes the clouds; to observe omens in the clouds; seer, forecaster. WIN

ʻAʻole hoʻi e nānā aonor practice witchcraft (RSV), nor observe times (KJV). (Oihk. 19.26)

nanaau [nana·au]  var. of lanaau, to float or drift with the current, ramble...

nanae₁  redup. of nae₁, shortness of breath... ILL

nanae₂  vs. potbellied, fat. rare. BOD

nanaʻe  n. small piece of land. rare. 

nanahā [nana·]  redup. of nahā, cracked...

nanahe₁  same as nahenahe, soft, sweet...

nanahe₂  weak, as from not eating; thin, as silk. BOD

nanahea [nana·hea]  vs. animated, as birds; lively. cf. ʻīnana. rare. BIR

nanahili [nana·hili]  redup. of nāhili, blundering, confused, perplexed, wandering off the course...

nanaho  redup. of naho, hollow...

Nānāhoa  placename. islet off west Lānaʻi, said to have been a man named Nānāhoa who abused his wife; both were turned into phallic stones. Of the four sea towers off west Lānaʻi (see Macdonald-Abbott 200, the one farthest out to sea is said to be female, and the others males (Emory, 1969:35). Stone near the top of a high spur dividing Koʻolau Poko and Koʻolau Loa, Hakipuʻu, Oʻahu. The stone was formerly a taboo child not allowed to look upon a woman until he was married; however, he stared at a naked beauty sleeping on the beach and was turned to stone. see Kauleonānāhoa.

nānāhonua [··honua]  n. a tropical American shrub (Brugmansia candida), known as the angel's trumpet; it bears white, trumpet-shaped, pendent flowers to about 25 cm long. Though flowers and leaves are poisonous to eat, the plant is grown for its high ornamental value. lit., earth-gazing. cf. lāʻau hānō. (Neal 748–9)PLA FLO

Nānā Hope [· hope]  n. Pollux. cf. Māhana, Nānā Mua. STA

nanahu  redup. of nahu, bite, pain...

nanahū [nana·]  vs. bent out of shape, crooked, as a stick.

nānahu₁ [·nahu]  var. of lānahu, charcoal, coal... [Pn(MQ) *raaŋahu, charcoal]

hoʻonānahuto turn into charcoal, as burnt wood

nānahu pikimanacoal; lit., bituminous (Eng.) charcoal

nānahu [·nahu]  n. charcoal. cf. lānahu.

nānahu₂ [·nahu]  n. a native variety of sugar cane, the red mutant of ʻakilolo ʻulaʻula. (HP 220)SUG

nanahua₁ [nana·hua]  ill-feeling, bitterness. same as nanahu;

nanahua₂ [nana·hua]  n. a post temporarily set up in the back of the mana house in the heiau enclosure; later a haku ʻōhiʻa image was installed in this place (Malo 166); name of the two posts at the entrance of a temple to which the ʻaha (taboo cord) was fastened. HOU

nanahuki [nana·huki]  vs. to pull away from; contrary, disdainful (perhaps from nanā, surly, and huki, pull).

nanai₁  vs.
  • difficult to climb, as a cliff;
  • stiff-backed; to walk with stiff back; humped over as a result of stiffness.
  • to strut, act the dandy;
  • to lean back stiffly or haughtily
 
. also lanai. ILL

nanai₂  swift. (AP)

nanaʻi  vi. to spread, as a topped tree. rare. TRE

nānai₁ [·nai]  same as pānānai, shallow.

nānai₂ [·nai]  vi. empty, as a taro patch. rare. TAR

nānai₃ [·nai]  vi. taking an uneven course, as a canoe in a rough sea, or a kite. rare. CAN

Nānaʻi [·naʻi]  var. of Lānaʻi, island name. (For. 6:493)

Nānaʻi  placename. dialectal variant of Lānaʻi. (PH 115.)

nanaiea [nanai·ea]  vs. weak, feeble, frail.

nāna iho  for himself, by itself (EH)

nānā i ka hema  military command. left, dress (EH)

nānā i ka pana  to take the pulse (EH)

Nānāikapono [Nānā-i-ka-pono]  placename. elementary school and church at Nānākuli, Oʻahu. lit.: look toward righteousness (a new name).

nānā i loko o ke kino  X-ray (EH)

nānaina [·naina]  n. general appearance, view, aspect, panorama, sight, scenery, scene. [Ka nānā ʻana. Ka nānā ʻana o kekahi mea.],

nānaina [·naina]  n. view, as in a computer program; scene or scenery, as for a stage production. see nāmua. CMP

nānaina ululāʻauforest scene

Nānaina  placename. place, ʻĀlewa Heights, Honolulu. lit.: view.

nanaka  marked in sections, as a turtle's back or breadfruit skin. redup. of naka₁, to quiver, quake, tremble, shake..., naka₂, to crack open, as earth from the heat...;

hoʻonanakacaus/sim

nanakea [nana·kea]  vs. pale, wan. (FS 199)

nānā keʻe [· keʻe]  to look at with disfavor, look for faults. see keʻe, crookedness; fault, defect, flaw, deformity; crooked, bent, full of faults...

nanaki  redup. of naki, to tie...

nānā kihi  look out of the corners of the eyes (EH)

nānā kokoe [· kokoe]  to look with disapproval. see kokoe, redup. of koe₂, remain, exclude...

nānaku [·naku]  same as ʻakaʻakai, great bulrush (Scirpus validus). (Neal 88–9) [Pn(EP) *ŋatu, bulrush (Scirpus sp.): *ga(a)tu] [He meakanu kohu mauʻu lōʻihi e ulu ana ma kaʻe o nā lokowai me nā ālialia.]PLA

nanakuka, nanasuka [nana·kuka]  n. nainsook. [a fine, soft-finished, cotton fabric] Eng.

nānākuli [··kuli]  vi. to look at but not respond when spoken to; to see but pay no attention, ignore. For the Oʻahu place of this name, see Nanakuli.

Nānākuli [Nānā-kuli]  placename. land section, town, school, forest reserve, stream, valley, beach park, and surfing area, Waiʻanae qd., Oʻahu. (li 29.). lit.: look at knee (said to be named in honor of the tattooed knee of Kaʻōpulupulu, a priest whose chief, Kahahana, turned a deaf [kuli] ear to his advice, and, when asked about his knee, told of his relationship with the chief, thus rebuking him); or look deaf (said because people in the area had not enough food to offer passersby; hence they looked at them and pretended to be deaf).

nanala  redup. of nala, to plait. [PPn *laŋa, plait (as a mat, basket): *la(la)ga] [Ulana; nala.]₁₄

nānālā [··]  n. sunflower (Helianthus annuus). lit., sun-gazer. also pua nānā lā. (Neal 840)PLA FLO

nanali  redup. of nali, nibble, gnaw...

nānālia [··lia]  pas/imp. of nānā, to look at, observe, see, notice, inspect...

nanalu  redup. of nalu₂, to ponder, meditate, reflect, mull over, speculate...

nānā maka [· maka]  vt. to look at without helping; indifference to one in trouble; heartless.

Ua nānā maka ʻoia i kona makuahine.He was indifferent to his mother.

nānā maluna aʻe  overlook₁ (EH)

nānā me ka hoihoi ʻole  to look at with disfavor (EH)

nanamu  to grumble. redup. of namu;

Nānā Mua [· mua]  n. the star Castor. cf. Māhana, Nānā Hope. According to some, both were the names of a single star. lit., look forward. STA

nanana₁  vi. to flutter, as wings. cf. nana₂. BIR

hoʻonananacaus/sim

Hoʻonanana ka manu e lele.The bird flutters its wings to fly.

nanana₂  redup. of nana, to plait. PPN *lalanga.

nanana₃  same as nananana₁, spider. INS

nanana  see nananana, spider... INS

nanana₄  n. swelling, as in dropsy. rare. ILL

nananai [nana·nai]  redup. of nanai₁, difficult to climb, as a cliff; stiff-backed...

nananaiea [nana·nai·ea]  redup. of nanaiea, weak, feeble...

nananakea [nanana·kea]  redup. of nanakea, pale, wan...

nananana₁ [nana·nana]  n. spider (Araneida); today this is the house spider, formerly the outdoors spider. cf. peʻepeʻemakawalu. INS

nananana [nana·nana]  n. general name for spiders, but particularly spiders that make webs (+). also nanana. cf. peʻepeʻe (+). see kalanakula, tutuatiʻi. INS

nananana₂ [nana·nana]  var. of lanalana₁, floating

nananana₃ [nana·nana]  var. of lanalana₂, lashings...

nananana hese ʻeleʻele [nana·nana hese ʻele·ʻele]  n. black widow, a spider. lit., black witch spider. also nanana hese ʻeleʻele. INS

nanananaiea [nanana·nai·ea]  same as nananaiea, weak, feeble...

nananana mahikō  n. cane spider (KAN)

nananana makakiʻi [nana·nana maka·kiʻi]  n. happy face spider. lit., mask spider. also nanana makakiʻi. INS

nananana maka ʻole [nana·nana maka ʻole]  n. no-eyed big-eyed hunting spider, from Kauaʻi. lit., no-eyed spider. also nanana maka ʻole. INS

nananana pua  n. flower spider (KAN)

nananapa [nana·napa]  rare redup. of napa₁, uneven, napa₂, flexible, napa₃, delay...

nanani ʻeleʻele  n. a variety of sweet potato. SWP

nanani keʻokeʻo [nanani keʻo·keʻo]  n. a variety of sweet potato. SWP

nānānuʻu, nānānuʻu [nā·nā-nuʻu]  n. design on Niʻihau mats consisting of alternating solid and white triangles.

nananuʻu mamao [nana·nuʻu mamao]  same as lananuʻu mamao, 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)

nanao₁  redup. of nao₁, ripple, ridge, as of twilled cloth or a tapa beater, groove, streak on tapa, grain of wood or stone, thread of a screw, crevice, as in rocks, grooved. PPN *nanao. [ʻAno like me ka waʻawaʻa; e noʻonoʻo hoʻi i nā pali ma kuahiwi e like me ka ʻaoʻao Waimānalo o Koʻolau Poko ma Oʻahu a i ʻole nā pali ma Kauaʻi e like me nā pali ma ke awāwa ʻo Kalalau. Ua manaʻo ʻia na nā manamana lima o Kāne, ke akua, i kālai i nā kuahiwi a nanao mai. Wahi a ka haole, kahe ka wai a ʻaʻaiawā ke kuahiwi a nanao mai.]₁₃

nanao₂  redup. of nao₂, to thrust the hands into an opening, as in fishing; to probe... PPN *nanao. [Ka lālau ʻana aku. Ka hoʻokomo ʻana i ka lima i loko o kekahi mea no ka hopu ʻana i kekahi mea ma loko. Nao; ka hoʻokomo ʻana i ka lima i loko o kekahi puka. Komo ka lima a mea like i loko o kekahi puka a lua paha. Ka nao ʻana o ka lima, ʻo ia hoʻi ka hoʻō ikaika ʻana i ka lima i loko o kekahi mea.],,₁₃,₁₄,₁₇

nānāʻole [·nāʻole]  nvi. disregard, heedless disregard; oblivious; to pay no attention.

Me ka nānā ʻole, pehea kāna hana, ua makemake ʻia .Regardless of the quality of her work, she's liked anyway.

nānā ʻole i haʻi olaheedless disregard for the lives of others

nānā ʻole i ka pono  reckless (EH)

nanapau [nana·pau]  a tree. (And.) TRE

nanapiko [nana·piko]  n. a native variety of taro. TAR

nānā pono [· pono]  vt. to watch carefully, pay particular attention to, note carefully, stare at, observe, scrutinize.

nānā pono!  look out! (EH)

nānā pono i ka ʻoiaʻiʻo  face the facts (EH)

Nānāpua [Nā·nā-pua]  n. said to be a name for Eromanga Island in the southern New Hebrides; Boki sailed for here in 1829 to get sandalwood; his ship disappeared. lit., look at flowers. see ʻĀinawohi. (RC 293) FLO

nanasuka  var. spelling of nanakuka, nainsook...

nanau₁  redup. of nau, to chew.

nanau₂  vs. unfriendly, bitter, crabbed, estranged; to pay no attention to a call; to ignore, as former friends. also lanau. rare.  [Ke ʻano aloha ʻole a loko ʻino paha; ka huli kua ʻana i kekahi kanaka i kāhea mai iā ʻoe.]

nanauha  same as kākāuha, rigid.

hoʻonanauhacaus/sim

nanauki  same as nāukiuki, irritable...

nānā uli [· uli]  n.v. to study the sky, as for omens; one who does so. WIN

nanawa  same as nanau₂, unfriendly... (And.)

nānā wale [· wale]  vt. just to look, especially to look on without helping.

Nānāwale [Nānā-wale]  placename. subdivision near Pāhoa; forest reserves, land division, and bay, Makuʻu qd., Hawaiʻi. Unsuccessful fishermen would say that their canoe landed at Nānāwale (lit., just look around): ua pae ka waʻa i Nānāwale

nānawaū [nāna·waū]  vs. weakened, unhealthy, as plants; sickly. see ex. kūloku. PLA

hoʻonānawaūto cause to be weak and unhealthy

nane₁  n. riddle, puzzle, parable, allegory; to riddle, speak in parables . see kōnane₂. (Mar. 4.2) bc Perhaps PCP *nane.

hoʻonaneto make riddles, speak in parables

nane ʻāpanajigsaw puzzle

nane huahelunumber puzzle

nane huaʻōlelocrossword puzzle

nane₂  rare var. of nini₃, fence. bc

nanea₁  nvs.
  • interesting, of absorbing interest; fascinating,
  • to have a good time, enjoyable;
  • repose, tranquility; leisure, at leisure,
  • relaxed, at ease,
  • amused,
  • engaged with, busy with;
 
bc [Pn(NP) *nanea, sufficient] [Walea; ʻoluʻolu o ka noʻonoʻo me ke kino i kekahi hana.]₁₄MUS

He hana hoʻonanea ka hoʻokani pila.Playing a musical instrument is pleasant.

He hana nanea ke kui lei.Lei making is pleasant.

hoʻonaneato pass the time in ease, peace, and pleasure; to relax, lounge, repose; absorbed, contented

nanea₂  same as mohihihi, a vine. bc

nanea₃  n. a seaweed (Hypnea nidifica). bc SWD

Nanea  placename. street, Pāwaʻa section, Honolulu. lit.: to live at ease.

nanea i ka hoʻolohe  rapt (EH)

nane ʻāpana  n. puzzle, jigsaw puzzle (HE)

nanehaʻi [nane·haʻi]  S  n. problem, riddle to be solved. lit., telling riddle. see ex. manaʻokōkua, wehe ʻana.

nane huna  n. hidden riddle, conundrum.

naneki  n. nankeen, denim. Eng.

Nanekina  n. Nanking. G

nanenane [nane·nane]  redup. of nane₁, riddle, puzzle, parable, allegory...

hoʻonanenanesame as nanenane; puzzling, riddling; figurative. see ʻōlelo hoʻonanenane, figurative speech, riddle...

nani₁  nvs. beauty, glory, splendor; beautiful, pretty, glorious, splendid. bc [(FJ) PPn *ŋali, be attractive, appropriate]

hoʻonanito beautify, adorn, trim, decorate, glorify, honor, exalt, praise, adore; decorative, glorifying

Hoʻonani kākou Ia.Let us adore Him. (hymn)

mea hoʻonani kinoany bodily adornment, as jewelry

mea hoʻonanidecorations of any kind

nani makamaeprecious, exquisite

nani₂  n. beautiful flower (sometimes followed by -o- + place name). see nani ahiahi, nani aliʻi, nanikupulau, nani mau loa, naniohilo, nanioolaʻa, nani Waiʻaleʻale below... bc FLO

nani₃  n. good thing (idiom). bc IDI

He nani ia.It's a good thing.

nani₄  conj. since, because. bc [PPn *ŋali, be likely, probable; better, preferable]

Nani hoʻi ua kiʻi ʻia maila e make, he aha hoʻi .Since [I] am indeed summoned by death, what of it …. (Kel. 37)

Nani ia e hele ana ʻoe i ke kula, e hoʻoikaika i ka haʻawina.Since you are going to school, work hard on the lessons.

nani₅  interj. how much, how. bc

Nani ʻino kuʻu makemake.How much I want it [he may precede nani in these sentences.].

Nani ka maikaʻi.How fine.

Nani ka pupuka.How very ugly.

nani ahiahi [nani ahi·ahi]  n. the four o'clock (Mirabilis jalapa), from tropical America, a shrubby herb with fragrant, red, white, yellow, or striped flowers, opening in late afternoon, and used by Hawaiians for leis in the evening. The plants have medicinal properties. lit., evening beauty. also pua ahiahi. (Neal 335–6)PLA FLO LEI

nanialiʻi  n. var. spelling of nani aliʻi, allamandas with large yellow flowers (Allamanda cathartica and some varieties)... AltSpel PLA FLO

nani aliʻi, nanialiʻi  n. allamandas with large yellow flowers (Allamanda cathartica and some varieties), from Brazil, ornamental climbing shrubs. lit., chiefly beauty. also lani aliʻi. (Neal 687)PLA FLO

nani e makahehi ʻia ai  alluring (EH)

naniha  n. an indigenous ʻoʻopu fish, Awaous genivittatus. FIS

Nanihale [Nani-hale]  placename. place, Woodlawn, upper Mānoa, Honolulu. lit.: house beauty.

Nanikai [Nani-kai]  placename. surfing area, Waiʻanae qd., Oʻahu. (Finney, 1959a:108.). lit.: marine beauty.

nani kamahaʻo  splendor (EH)

Nanikokeka, Nanikoteka  n. Nantucket. G

nani kōkī  supremely beautiful (EH)

Nanikoteka  var. spelling of Nanikokeka, Nantucket...

Nanikukeka, Nanituketa  n. Nantucket. G

nanikupulau [nani·kupu·lau]  n. spring beauty, a kind of flower. FLO

nani loa  magnificent (EH)

nani makamae  exquisite (EH)

nani mau loa  n. an everlasting or strawflower (Helichrysum bracteatum), from Australia, an annual, 30 to 90 cm high. The conspicuous parts of the daisy-like flowers are the many overlapping white or yellow to red scaly bracts, which are long lasting. lit., everlasting beauty. also pua pepa. (Neal 836–7)PLA FLO

naninani₁ [nani·nani]  redup. of nani₁, beauty, glory, splendor; beautiful, pretty, glorious, splendid...

hoʻonaninanito beautify, adorn

naninani₂ [nani·nani]  same as nalinali, to gnaw.

Naninanikukui [Nani-nani-kukui]  placename. gulch, Airport qd., south Molokaʻi.

Nāninini [-ninini]  placename. coastal area, Kamalō qd., north Molokaʻi. lit.: the pouring forth.

naninui [nani·nui]  soft stone used in making lūheʻe, squid-fishing sinkers. (Malo 19)FIS

naniohilo [nani-o-Hilo]  Molokaʻi. same as wilelaiki, the Christmas-berry tree...

nanioolaʻa [nani-o-Olaʻa]  n. a kind of Torenia (T. asiatica), a blue-flowered ornamental annual, belonging to the snapdragon family, used in leis. (Neal 759)PLA FLO LEI

Nanituketa  var. spelling of Nanikukeka, Nantucket...

Nāniu [-niu]  placename. place, Mānoa, Honolulu. lit.: the coconuts.

Nāniuʻapo [-niu-ʻapo]  placename. stream tributary to Mānoa Stream, Honolulu. lit.: the grasped coconuts.

Nāniuokāne [-niu-o-Kāne]  placename. rocks in Hāna Bay, Maui. lit.: the coconuts of Kāne.

nani Waiʻaleʻale [nani Wai-ʻaleʻale]  S  n. a native violet (Viola kauaensis) found only in high bogs on Kauaʻi and on Oʻahu. The plants are 10 to 20 cm tall, with few broad leaves and one or two white or pale-blue fragrant flowers. lit., Waiʻaleʻale beauty. also kalili, liliwai, pohe hiwa. see waioleka. (Neal 591)PLA FLO

nano  var. of nalo₁, lost, vanished...

nanō  var. of nonō, snore, gurgle...

nanoʻo  n. a dark-red or purple seaweed, said to be same as nanea. SWD

nānowale [nāno·wale]  var. of nalowale, lost, gone, forgotten, vanished, missing, hidden, extinct, disappeared...

nanu  var. of nalu, wave.

nanu.jpgborder=0nānū [··]  n. native species of gardenia, shrubs and trees with broad leaves and tubular, white single flowers. also nāʻū. cf. kiele. (Neal 800)TRE FLO

Nānuʻalele [-nuʻa-lele]  placename. point at Hāna Bay, Maui. Stones were carried from here to Honuauka, inland of Kaʻuiki, for Piʻilanihale heiau being built by Kiha-a-Piʻilani. A surfing area here is known as Hāna. lit.: the altar heaps.

nanue₁  var. of nenue, a fish. see hoe nanue. [Pn(NP) *nanue, rudderfish (Kyphosus sp.)]FIS

nanue₂  n. an edible seaweed. SWD

nānue [·nue]  same as ʻōlanalana, nauseating. ILL

nanuha  stingy. (And.)

nanulu₁  var. of nalulu, dull headache; dull pain in the stomach, queasy...

nanulu₂  vi. rising, as smoke. rare. 

nao₁  nvs. ripple; ridge, as of twilled cloth or a tapa beater; groove; streak on tapa; grain of wood or stone; thread of a screw; crevice, as in rocks; grooved. see naohoʻopaʻi. [PPn *ŋao, depression, groove, engraved mark]TAP

kui naoscrew; lit., nail with thread

leki naoTeflon tape, for use in plumbing

nao₂  vt. to thrust the hands into an opening, as in fishing; to probe. [PPn *nao, insert hand in a hole feeling for something, probe, grope]FIS

nao₃  intensifying idiom following ʻaʻole or ʻaʻohe and usually followed by words expressing damage, havoc, distress, pain. see ex. pāpaʻa₁. (Gram. 4.6)   [He huaʻōlelo e pili pū mau ana me ka huaʻōlelo ʻo "ʻaʻohe" a i ʻōle "ʻaʻ ole," a he ʻōlelo kālele i ke kūlana pilikia a kekahi mea.]WIN IDI

ʻAʻohe nao i ka ʻeha!Terrible pain!

ʻAʻohe nao i ka ua!What didn't the rain do!

ʻAʻohe nao ka pilikia!How very much trouble!

nao₄  nvs. dark-red dye; red.

nao₅  n. a variety of taro. (HP 33)TAR

Nao  placename. hill, Airport qd., Molokaʻi.

naʻo  nvs. spittle, phlegm, mucus; slimy. [PPn *ŋako, fat (grease)]BOD

naoa₁  pas/imp. of nao₁, ripple, nao₂, probe...

naoa₂  n. loss of appetite, sick at the sight of food. cf. more common kanea. FOO ILL

naoa₃  vs. chilled, chilling, as water.

Pulu i ka wai naoa a ke kēhau.Wet in the chilly water of the dew. (ON 2742)

Nāʻohaku [-ʻohaku]  placename. ancient surfing area, Kohala qd., Hawaiʻi. (Finney-Houston 26) see Kūmoho.

nao hāluʻa  n. var. spelling of naohāluʻa₂, curly grain, as in koa wood. AltSpel

naohāluʻa₁ [nao-hā·luʻa]  n. a tapa pattern with lines. TAP

naohāluʻa₂, nao hāluʻa [nao-hā·luʻa]  n. curly grain, as in koa wood.

Nāʻohe [-ʻohe]  placename. land division, Puna, Kauaʻi. Street, Hawaiʻi Kai, Honolulu. lit.: the bamboos.

naohoʻopaʻi [nao-hoʻo·paʻi]  n. tapa beater pattern. TAP

E ʻike auaneʻi ʻoe i ka naohoʻopaʻi a Malailua, ka lāʻau e wali ai papa ʻauwae.You will soon know the tapa-beater pattern of Malailua, the club that will soften your lower jaw. (FS 63)

Nāʻōhuleʻelua [-ʻōhule-ʻelua]  placename. land section, Kaʻohe qd.; ancient surfing area, Kailua and Keāhole qds., Hawaiʻi. (Finney-Houston 26). lit.: the two bald heads.

naʻokoko [naʻo·koko]  n. cholesterol. Māori ngakototo. .

Nui ʻino meaʻai maʻamau o kēia me ka naʻokoko he nui o loko, a hiki ke pilikia ke kino i ke aʻahaʻapupū inā ʻaʻole mālama pono ʻia ke ʻano o ka ʻai ʻana.Many kinds of typical foods these days contain a lot of cholesterol and can result in arteriosclerosis if one's diet is not checked.

naʻokoko halihali [naʻo·koko hali·hali]  n. HDL cholesterol. lit., carrier cholesterol. cf. naʻokoko pipili.[+]SCI

naʻokoko pipili [naʻo·koko pipili]  n. lDL cholesterol. lit., sticky cholesterol. cf. naʻokoko halihali.[+]SCI

nāʻole  bad luck (EH)

na ʻolua  poss. for you, belonging to you, by you (dual, a-class).

naomakalua₁ [nao·maka·lua]  n. fish-basket trap made of ʻinalua vines, used for small fish. lit., double-meshed groove. FIS

naomakalua₂ [nao·maka·lua]  two-edged adze. TOO

naonao₁ [nao·nao]  n. ants, Formicidae. also ʻānonanona, nonanona. [(CP) PPn *nao-nao, sandfly, midge]INS

naonao₂ [nao·nao]  redup. of nao₁, ripple, nao₂, probe, nao₃, intensifier... PPN *naonao.

ua pohihihi naonaoextremely puzzling

naʻonaʻo [naʻo·naʻo]  redup. of naʻo, spittle, mucous... PPN *ngakongako. BOD

naonao lele [nao·nao lele]  n. termite. lit., flying ant. INS

Nāone [-one]  placename. street, Pauoa, Honolulu, named for John Nāone, contractor and painter who resided there. (TM). lit.: the sands.

nao ʻohiʻohi  n. prominent grain in wood. lit., picked grain.

Nāʻōpala [-ʻōpala]  placename. lane, Kalihi Kai, Honolulu, named for Captain Moses Nāʻōpala, master of the Inter-Island steamer Likelike at the turn of the century. (TM) see Kaʻōpala. lit.: the rubbish.

naouahāʻao [nao-ua-hāʻao]  same as hāʻao₃, a tapa pattern. TAP

naouananahuki [nao-ua-nana·huki]  n. name of a tapa design. TAP

na ʻoukou  poss. for you, belonging to you, by you (plural, a-class).

naowili [nao·wili]  n. a bit for a drill. lit., twisting thread.

naowili uila  n. electril drill (HE)

napa₁  vs. uneven, bent, crooked, out of shape; warped.

napa₂  vs. flexible, springy, elastic; tremulous, as air under a hot sun.

napa₃  nvi. delay, procrastination; to delay, procrastinate.

hoʻonapato cause delay

napa₄  n. type of fish. (KL. line 143) FIS

nāpai [·pai]  same as napa₁, uneven, napa₂, flexible...

Nāpai ka papa i ka waiho ʻia ka .The board warped from being left in the sun.

Nāpali [-pali]  placename. overlook, Hōlei Pali, Kīlauea qd., Hawaiʻi, which was covered by lava in the current (1968-) eruption of Kīlauea. Coastal area, State park, forest reserve, and old district, northwest Kauaʻi. Place, Wilhelmina Rise, Honolulu. lit.: the cliffs.

nāpana [·pana]  n. socket. cf. pona. rare. BOD

napanapa₁ [napa·napa]  to writhe and twist, as an eel. redup. of napa₁, napa₂; see ex. lulo.

napanapa₂ [napa·napa]  same as napenape, fluttering...

Nāpau [-pau]  placename. pit crater (erupted in 1963 and 1965) and trail, Puna qd., Hawaiʻi. lit.: the endings.

nape₁  vs.
  • bending and swaying, as coconut fronds;
  • surging, as the sea;
  • to rise and fall, as the chest in breathing;
  • yielding, springy.
 
. cf. holu nape, to sway, wave; swaying... [Ka luli ʻana e like me ka luli ʻana o ke kumu niu i ka makani. Ka pehu ʻana i luna mai lalo a me ka iho hou ʻana i lalo me ka neʻe ʻole i kahi ʻē; like nō me napenape, akä, ʻoi aku ka ikaika, a he hoʻokahi manawa a i ʻole he emi mai ka nui o nā manawa ma mua o ka napenape.],₁₄CN

hoʻonapecaus/sim

Nani wale ke kai o Mamala, ke nape maila i ka makani.Beautiful sea of Mamala, rising, falling in the wind.

nape ka hanu i ka houpopalpitating the breath in the chest

nape₂  var. of napo, mashed soft...

Napehā [Nape-]  placename. deep pool and resting place (mentioned in li 95) on a trail to Kapūkakī; land division near ʻAiea, Oʻahu. lit.: bend over breath (the chief Kūaliʻi is said to have leaned over the pool to drink).

Nāpēhā₁ [··]  n. name of a star. STA

Nāpēhā₂ [··]  name of a pool on Oʻahu over which the chief Kūaliʻi was said to have leaned to drink.

Napela  n. Naples. G

napele, nāpele  {na- + pele₂} vs. soft, as overripe fruit; bruised, broken, crushed; soggy, swampy; crumbly, as a cliff; wounded in spirit.

hoʻonapelesame as napele; to wound, to make soft; to digest, as food

nāpele  {na- + pele₂} vs. var. spelling of napele, soft... AltSpel

nāpelepele [·pele·pele]  redup. of napele, soft, bruised...

napenape [nape·nape]  fluttering, flickering, flexible. redup. of nape₁; [Ka piʻi ʻana i luna a me ka iho ʻana i lalo me ka neʻe ʻole ʻana i kahi ʻē, e like hoʻi me ka lau niu i ke ahe makani, me ka houpo ke hanu.]₁₄

nāpili [·pili]  n. kind of endemic ʻoʻopu or goby (Sicydium stimsonii); so called because it is said to cling (pili) to stones; used in weaning and housewarming ceremonies so that luck will cling (pili). Called nōpili on Kauaʻi. FIS

Nāpili [-pili]  placename. bay and land section, Lahaina qd., Maui. lit., the joinings or pili grass. (RC 74).

napo  vs. mashed soft, as finely pounded poi that is free of lumps; glutinous, gluey; dented, as by hammering. also nape. POI

napoe  n. grain. Filipino, rice.

napoe piha  n. whole grain. lit., full grain. [+]FOO

E Kalei, e lawe mai i ka palaoa napoe piha; e hana ana au i mau kanauika na kāua.Hey Kalei, bring the whole grain bread; I’m going to make some sandwiches for us.

Nāpōhakuakāneamekanaloa [-pōhaku-a-Kāne-ame-Kanaloa]  placename. see Nāwāhinewaʻa.

napolo  straightened. (And.)

naponapo [napo·napo]  redup. of napo, mashed soft...

napoʻo, nāpoʻo  S  nvi.
  • cavity, hollow, rut, depression;
  • armpit;
  • hollow at the juncture of the wing with the body of a fowl;
  • to sink, go down, set (of the sun), to enter or sink into out of sight.
 
. cf. poʻo, depression. bc [Ka iho ʻana o ka lā i lalo o ka ʻalihilani. Ka welo ʻana aku o ka lā.],₁₅

Ua napoʻo ka ʻiole i loko o ka lua.The rat has gone down the hole.

Ua napoʻo ka .The sun has set.

nāpoʻo  S  nvi. var. spelling of napoʻo, cavity...sink... AltSpel

napoʻo ʻana o ka lā  sunset (EH)

napoʻona  n. setting, entering.

napoʻona sunset

Nāpoʻopoʻo [-poʻopoʻo]  placename. lighthouse, village, school, and beach park, Hōnaunau qd. (RC 101); see Kapahukapu); land section, Waipiʻo, Hawaiʻi. lit.: the holes. (The Hōnaunau place is said to have been so named because persons in canoes in the bay looking ashore saw people peering out of holes that served as doors in the grass houses)

nāpoʻopoʻo [·poʻo·poʻo]  S   redup. of napoʻo, cavity, hollow, go down...

napu  var. of nape₁, bending, swaying... [Pn(TA) *ŋapu, Pliant, flexible]

Nāpuanani [-pua-nani]  placename. park, ʻAiea, Oʻahu. lit.: the beautiful flowers.

Nāpūmaiʻa [--maiʻa]  placename. area, Honuʻapo qd., Kaʻū, Hawaiʻi; formerly called Nāpūmaiʻaakalā (the banana clumps of the sunlight). Plants were offered on a heiau here in asking forgiveness for crimes. Nāpūmaiʻa is also a family name.

napuʻu  bent (EH)

Nāpuʻu [-puʻu]  placename. inhabited and gardened area between Puʻuanahulu and Puʻuwaʻawaʻa, Kona, Hawaiʻi. Chief Keawenui-a-ʻUmi appointed Ehu as supervisor, and Kona became known as Kona, kai malino a Ehu (Kona, calm seas of Ehu). Bananas, sugarcane, sweet potatoes, and yams were plentiful until the supernatural dog, Puapualenalena, began to steal. lit.: the hills.

nāpuʻu₁ [·puʻu]  var. of lāpuʻu, bunched up.

nāpuʻu₂ [·puʻu]  nvt. knot; to tie.

Nāpuʻuapele [Nāpuʻu-a-Pele]  placename. hills, Hoʻōpūloa qd., Hawaiʻi. see Kahuku. lit., the hills of Pele.

Nāpuʻukoiele [-puʻu-koiele]  placename. hills, Waikāne qd., Oʻahu. lit.: hills moving to and fro.

Nāpuʻukūlua [-puʻu--lua]  placename. lava flows, Kīlauea qd.; hills (3,200 and 3,000 feet high), Honuʻapo qd.; and hills (5,960 and 5,986 feet), Kaʻohe qd., Hawaiʻi. Hills above Pāpōhaku, west Molokaʻi, with hōlua courses (Cooke 119); cinder cones, Kamalō qd., south Molokaʻi. lit., the hills standing [in] twos.

Nāpuʻumaiʻa [-puʻu-maiʻa]  placename. peak (1,870 feet high), Nuʻuanu, Honolulu. lit.: the banana hills.

Nāpuʻuonāʻelemākule [-puʻu-o--ʻelemākule]  placename. coastal hills west of ʻOpihinehe, Kaʻū, Hawaiʻi. lit.: the hills of the old men.

nāpuʻupuʻu [·puʻu·puʻu]  to tie, as in a bundle. redup. of nāpuʻu₁, nāpuʻu₂;

Nasavila  var. spelling of Nakawila, Nashville...

Nasawila [nasa·wila]  n. Nashville, the capital of Tennessee. [+]G

Nāsē [·]  n. Nasser. Eng. [+]G

Ka loko ʻo NāsēLake Nasser

Naseka  n. Nazca. Eng. SCI

Ka Una Honua NasekaNazca Plate

nau  nvt.
  • to chew, munch, masticate,
  • gnash the teeth;
  • grinder, as of a sugar mill;
  • feed dog on sewing machine that holds cloth at the needle.
  • fig., surly, full of hatred, as eyes.
 
. cf. mama, to chew without swallowing, as kava. bc [PPn *ŋau, chew in order to extract juice, as sugar-cane]KAV

nau kamuto chew gum

nau pakato chew tobacco

paka nauchewing tobacco

naʻu  n.-poss. mine, belonging to me, for me, by me (singular, a-form). (Gram. 9.11)   bc PCP *na(a)ku.

Naʻu ka puaʻa.Give me the pig.

naʻū  vi. to come, go. rare. 

nāu  n.-poss. yours, belonging to you, for you, by you (singular, a-form). (Gram. 9.11)   bc PCP *naau.

Nāu anei?Is [it] yours? Was it you?

Nāu mai ā naʻu aku.Your turn and then mine.

nāʻū₁  same as nānū, gardenia... FLO

nāʻū₂  nvs. pale yellow, as the gardenia; a yellow gardenia. [Pn(MQ) *naakuu, a kind of plant]

nāʻū₃  n. a variety of sweet potato. (HP 142)SWP

nāʻū₄  vi.
  • sighing deeply;
  • to prolong the breath,
  • especially in a children's game at Kona: children would make a prolonged u-sound just at sunset, believing that the sun would not set as long as they held their breath;
  • to play nāʻū.
SPO

Hāʻule naoa ka wai a ke kēhau, ke nāʻū kamaliʻi.The water of the kēhau mist falls rippling as the children play nāʻū. (chant for Kamehameha II)

nāʻū₅  n. variety of fish (no data). FIS

Nāʻū  placename. gulch, Mauna Kea qd., Hawaiʻi. lit.: yellow.

naua₁  pas/imp. of nau, chew... FOO

naua₂  vs. aloof, not cordial, distant, unaccommodating

naua₃  vs. slow, tardy.

Naua hoʻi kāu hele ʻana.How slowly you walk.

naua₄  n. a variety of taro. TAR

nauā, nauwā [nau·ā]  n. a secret society formed or revived by King Kalākaua for the study of the ancient Hawaiian religion and manner of living. hale nauā, a place where genealogy was scanned to see whether applicants were related to the high chief and therefore eligible to become members of the royal household. (Emerson) says nauā was the word of challenge addressed to those applying for admission. (Malo 191–2, Emerson note 199–200)

naʻuā, naʻuwā [naʻu·ā]  n. noon. rare. 

Nauaakeauhaku [Naua-a-ke-au-haku]  n. name of a star or constellation in the Milky way. STA

nauane! [nau·ane!]  interj. on the way! Moving along! (This exclamation is reported to have been said by priests as they carried the images; it is used alone or with the imperative e preceding.)

nau ā wali  masticate (EH)

naue, nauwe  {na- + ue₁} vi.
  • to move,
  • go, proceed
  • rock, sway,
  • shake, tremble; to vibrate;
  • to quake, as the earth;
  • to march;
  • loose and insecure, as a tooth;
  • revolving, as hips in a hula.
 
. cf. ue₁. [PPn *ŋaue, shake] [ʻOni na kekahi mea ʻano nui.]₁₄WIN HUL

hoʻonaueto cause to shake, revolve, sway, rock; to disturb

Ka ua hōʻoni, hoʻonaue i ka puʻu koʻa.The rain sways in a dance and shakes the coral pile.

iki maila ʻo ia ma haʻi o ka lehu, a naue aku.He stopped by the ashes of the fire; and then went on. (Kuahiwi 76)

Naue i mua.Forward, march.

niho naueloose tooth

No ke aha ʻoe i hoʻonaue mai ai iaʻu?Why have you disquieted me? (1-Sam. 28.15)

Naue  placename. place near Hāʻena, Hanalei district, Kauaʻi, famous for pandanus trees. (For a song, see Elbert and Mahoe 80-81.). lit.: to move.

naueakeauhaku [naue-a-ke-au-haku]  constellation (EH)

naue i mua!  forward, march! (EH)

naue kaua  marching to war (EH)

nāueue, nauweuwe [·ue·ue]  redup. of naue, move, shake... bc [Ka haʻalulu ʻana. Ke ōlaʻi o ka honua.],₁₃

hoʻonāueueto cause to sway back and forth

naʻu e uku  my treat (EH)

nauewai [naue·wai]  n. a variety of sweet potato. SWP

naʻu iho nō  myself (EH)

naʻu kahi  give me some (EH)

nau kamu  to chew gum (EH)

nāʻuke  n. to search for lice, as in hair of person or fur of animal. [Pn(NP) *faa-kule, search head for lice]INS

nauki  {na- + uki} vs. impatient, irritable, cross, vexed.

hoʻonaukicausing irritation; aggravating, annoying, exasperating, provoking

Mai nauki mai ʻoe.Don't be irritable.

nāuki [·uki]  {nā- + uki} vexation, anger; to harass. intensive of nauki;

hoʻonāukicaus/sim

naukilo [nau·kilo]  n. nautilus. Eng.

nāukiuki [·uki·uki]  redup. of nauki, impatient, irritable... [ʻAno huhū. Ka ukiuki, ka huhū, ka uluhua.],₁₈

hoʻonāukiukiredup. of hoʻonauki; to provoke, annoy

nau kuai  vt. to grind, as one's teeth. BOD

E nau kuai ana ʻo ia i kōna niho i ka nei.He was grinding his teeth last night.

naule  prickly poppy. same as pua kala; rare. PLA

naulia [nau·lia]  pas/imp. of nau, chew... (For. 6:400)

nāulu₁ [·ulu]  nvs. sudden shower; showery; to shower. see ex. haehae₂. [Ka heleleʻi koke ʻana mai o ka ua. He ʻano ua hiki koke mai a haʻalele koke aku. Ka ua heleleʻi wale me ka ʻike ʻole ʻia o kona hiki ʻana mai.],₁₄,₁₇WIN

he ao nāulua shower cloud

Ka ua nāulu o Kawaihae.The sudden shower of Kawaihae. (ON 1588)

Nāulu₂ [·ulu]  n. sea breeze at Kawaihae, Hawaiʻi; Waimea, Kauaʻi; and Kanaloa, Maui. (UL 100) WIN

nāulu₃ [·ulu]  vs. vexed, angry, irritated by being teased or nagged. cf. uluulu₃, frayed, angry. [Ka huhū ʻino.]

hoʻonāuluto provoke to anger by taunting and teasing

Nāulu  placename. place, Foster Village subdivision, Hālawa, Oʻahu. Name suggested by Mary Kawena Pukui in 1956. lit.: shower clouds.

Nāulu [-ulu]  placename. forest and picnic area (cut off from the road and partially destroyed by lava flows in 1972), Puna qd., Hawaiʻi. lit.: the groves.

nāuluulu [·ulu·ulu]  redup. of nāulu₁, sudden shower..., nāulu₃, vexed...

naunau₁ [nau·nau]  redup. of nau, to chew, munch, masticate, gnash the teeth; grinder...; to munch one's words and speak indistinctly, mumble. PPN *ngaungau. [Ka hana o nā niho ma mua o ka moni ʻana.]

naunau lepodirt muncher [insulting term for lōpā, tenant farmers]

naunau₂ [nau·nau]  same as ʻānaunau₂, mustard plant... [Pn(NP) *nau, a plant (Lepidium sp.)]PLA FOO

naunau₃ [nau·nau]  n. shellfish such as Cymatium muricinum, C. gemmatum, C. pileare, Bursa granularis. also ʻānaunau. FIS

naunau lepo  derisive name for farmer (EH)

naupaka [nau·paka]  n. native species of shrubs (Scaevola) found in mountains and near coasts, conspicuous for their white or light-colored flowers that look like half flowers. (Neal 819–21) [Pn(CE) *nau-pata, a plant (Scaevola sp.)]PLA FLO

Naupaka  placename. land section, west Lānaʻi. lit.: Scaevola shrubs.

naupaka_kahakai.jpgborder=0naupaka kahakai [nau·paka kaha·kai]  n. the beach naupaka (Scaevola taccada), a spreading, succulent shrub found on coasts of tropical Asia and some islands of the Pacific. Flowers are white and may be streaked with purple. The berries are white and about 1.3 cm long, looking like hailstones. also huahekili, aupaka (Niʻihau). (Neal 820–1)PLA

naupaka kai [nau·paka kai]  same as naupaka kahakai, the beach naupaka (Scaevola taccada), a spreading, succulent shrub found on coasts... PLA

naupaka_kuahiwi.jpgborder=0naupaka kuahiwi [nau·paka kua·hiwi]  n. all mountain species of naupaka. cf. ʻohe naupaka. (Neal 819–20)PLA

Nauru  n. Nauru. Eng. [+]G

nauwa  var. spelling of hale nauā, a place where genealogy was scanned to see whether applicants were related to AltSpel

nauwā [nau·]  var. spelling of nauā, a secret society formed or revived by King Kalākaua for the study of the ancient Hawaiian religion and manner of living...

naʻuwā [naʻu·]  var. spelling of naʻuā, noon...

nauwe  var. spelling of naue, to move, shake, rock, sway, tremble...

nauweuwe  var. spelling of nāueue, redup of naue, to move, shake, rock, sway...

nāwā₁ [·]  {nā- + wā₃} n. babbling; loud, confusing talk. [Ka hana kuli ʻana ma kekahi ʻano huikau.]

Nāwā₂ [·]  n. legendary little people. cf. Nāmū, the silent ones.

nawahi3.jpgNāwahī  ioʻa. Joseph Kahoʻoluhi Nāwahī [Iosepa Kahoʻoluhi Nāwahīokalaniʻōpuʻu], nationalist leader, legislator, lawyer, newspaper publisher, and painter. Through his long political service during the monarchy and the important roles he played in the resistance and opposition to its overthrow, Nāwahī is regarded as an influential Hawaiian patriot. (January 13, 1842. Kaimū, Puna, Hawaii - September 14, 1896 (aged 54) San Francisco, California). .

Nāwāhine [-wāhine]  placename. site of ancient fishing village, ʻAnaehoʻomalu Bay, Kona, Hawaiʻi; two brackish wells are here. lit.: the women.

Nāwāhineamakaliʻi [-wā·hine-a-Maka·liʻi]  n. Pleiades. lit., the wives of Makaliʻi. (Kep. 79)STA

Nāwāhīnewāʻa [-wāhīne-wāʻa]  placename. two rocks in the pineapple field east of Puʻukamoʻo, Kaunakakai qd., north Molokaʻi. They are said to be a mother and her daughter who followed the spirit of the husband and father going to ʻUhanelele. They heard a cock crow, turned, and were changed into stones (Cooke 103). It is said that people still leave offerings, such as liquor or money, on the rocks. Alternate names are Makuahinemekekaikamahine (mother and the daughter) and Nāpōhaku-a-Kānea-me-Kanaloa (the stones of Kāne and Kanaloa). see (RC picture preceding page 209). lit.: the foolish women.

Nawahō [nawa·]  n. Navaho, Navajo. Eng.

Mai kumupaʻa mai nei hana a me ka moʻomeheu o ka Lāhui Nawahō.The traditions and culture of the Navajo Nation stem from very ancient times.

na wai?  by whom?, whose? (EH)

nā waihoʻoluʻu ʻokoʻa  contrasting colors (EH)

Nāwaihulili [-wai-hulili]  placename. stream, Hālawa qd., Molokaʻi. lit.: the sparkling waters.

Nāwaimaka [-waimaka]  placename. valley, Waimea, Hawaiʻi. lit.: the tears.

nāwali [·wali]  S  vs. weak, feeble, infirm, limp, frail; weakness, feebleness. cf. hāwali. [PPn *ŋaawari, weak, feeble]

hoʻonāwalito cause weakness; to enfeeble; to feign weakness

ʻO ke anu ka mea hoʻonāwali i ke kino.Cold is what weakens the body.

nāwaliwali [·wali·wali]  S   redup. of nāwali, weak. bc PPN *ngawariwari. [Ka ikaika ʻole. kū i ka nāwaliwali: Ka nāwaliwali. ʻAʻole ikaika.],₁₄,₁₉ILL

hoʻonāwaliwalicaus/sim

nāwaliwali ke kino  poor health (EH)

nāwao₁ [·wao]  n. a domesticated taro that has gone wild in the forest, (wao). (Kaʻū name). A native taro cultivated in Puna. TAR

Hui aku, hui mai, hui kalo me ka nāwao.Mixed here, mixed there, mixed wild taro with tame taro [utter confusion]. (ON 1127)

nāwao₂ [·wao]  same as nākea, a fish. FIS

Nāwao₃ [·wao]  same as Mū ʻai maiʻa, a mythical people.

Nāwāwaeoʻalika [-wāwae-o-ʻAlika]  placename. land area, Puʻuokali qd., Maui. This may be a new name. lit.: the feet of Alex or the feet of Arctic.

nawe₁  var. spelling of naue, to move, shake, rock, sway, tremble... WIN

ua nawe pakikamoving slippery rain (Kep. 87)

nawe₂  vi. panting for breath, as after exercise or from illness. rare. ILL

nāwele [·wele]  {nā- + wele₂} nvs. fine, threadlike, small; weak, thin; soft, gentle; tracery; softness, gentleness, as of a voice. PAN

he ʻike nāweleseeing just a little; a slight knowledge

Hele maila ke ʻala o ka hala, māpu maila me ke onaona o ka maile, nāwele maila me ka huʻihuʻi o ka lehua.There comes the fragrance of the pandanus, wafting thither with the soft sweetness of the maile, and with them a trace of the coolness of the lehua.

hoʻonāwelesame as nāwele, fine, weak, soft, gentle...

ma ke kamaʻilio hoʻonāwele ʻanaby speaking softly

nāweo [·weo]  {nā- + weo₁} same as weo₁, red. rare. 

nawewe  var. of nāueue, move, shake...

Nāwiliwili [-wiliwili]  placename. village, land division, port, stream, bay, and small boat harbor, Līhuʻe district, Kauaʻi. lit.: the wiliwili trees.

na    ne    ni    no    nu       -top-

ne

nea    nean    neau    neba    nee    neea    neeh    neei    neek    neem    neen    neeo    neep    neeu    nege    nehe    nehi    neho    nehu    nei    neia    neik    nein    neka    neke    neki    neko    neku    nele    nelu    nema    nemo    nena    nene    neno    nenu    neo    neon    nepa    nepe    nepu    neu    neue    neun    neva    newa    newe    newi    

ne  if (casual speech)

Ne hakakā ʻoe i kēia manawa...If you were fighting now... (Aniani 170)

nē₁  vi.
  • fretting, teasing or nagging for something;
  • murmuring, as the sea;
  • returning persistently, as a thought or desire.
 
[Pn(NP) *ŋeŋe, weary] [Ka hoʻoluhi ʻana i kekahi poʻe me ka leo uē e like me ke keiki e hoʻoluhi a namanamu ana paha i kona makua ma ka leo uē wale.]

hoʻonēteasing, fretting, appealing

hone ka leo o ka waiolinasweet, teasing appeal in the sound of the violin

hoʻohuneto wheedle

nē₂  short for nele, lacking, destitute...

e ka , ka malama,without [light] the sun, the moon

nē₃  n. a seaweed. (KL. line 101) SWD

nea  same as neo, empty, bare, desolated..., ʻōnea, same as nea, desolate... cf. kuānea₁, lonely, forsaken, barren, desolate, dreary... PCP *nea.

neanea [nea·nea]  same as neoneo, ravage..., ʻōneanea, chaos...

neau  var. of niau, moving smoothly, swiftly, silently, peacefully...

Nebaraka [neba·raka]  n. Nebraska; Nebraskan. also Nepalaka. G

neʻe₁  vi. moving along little by little or by fits and starts; to step, march, creep, hitch along; to push along, as work; to squirm. bc [Pn(NP) *neke, move oneself, edge along, crawl] [Neʻemua: neʻe i mua; holo i mua.]₁₄

hoʻoneʻeto cause to move, shift, hitch along, push ahead

hoʻoneʻe ikaikato push on vigorously

ikehu neʻekinetic energy

Ma ka ʻākau neʻe.To the right, march.

oia neʻe aku i ka hana a pau ke ahojust pushing ahead the work until exhausted

Ua neʻe lāua mai Liliha a Waikīkī.They moved from Liliha to Waikīkī.

neʻe₂  vs. soft, decomposed, as fish. cf. melu.[+]

Ua waiho ʻia ka iʻa a neʻe.The fish was left until it decomposed.

neʻe aku  to edge away, move, as to a new house (EH)

neʻealoa [neʻe·aloa]  vi. long-distance dispersal, in science. [+]SCI

neʻe ʻana i ke alahele  traffic (of pedestrians, vehicles) (EH)

neʻe ʻāwīwī  move swiftly (EH)

neʻe heʻe  vi. to creep along, as a child or octopus. lit., octopus hitch.

neʻehope  vi. var. spelling of neʻe hope, to retreat, move backward; to back up, as a car (less used than peki). AltSpel

neʻe hope, neʻehope  vi. to retreat, move backward; to back up, as a car (less used than peki).

hoʻoneʻe hopeto back up, as a car

Hoʻoneʻe hope i ke kaʻa.Back up the car.

neʻe i mua, neʻe mua  vi. to advance, go forward, progress.

hoʻoneʻe muato cause progress

hana hoʻoneʻe muaimprovements [as to property]

neʻekau [neʻe·kau]  vi. migration; to migrate; migratory. lit., move (with the) seasons.

neʻemua  var. spelling of neʻe mua, to advance... AltSpel

neʻe mua, neʻemua  var. spelling of neʻe i mua, to advance...

neʻena  n. movement, moving.

neʻena  n. movement. see holo lola, puʻu neʻena hau.

neʻena pahu paʻi wikiōvideo camera movement

neʻeneʻe₁ [neʻe·neʻe]  redup. of neʻe, moving along little by little... bc [Pn(NP) *neke, move oneself, edge along, crawl] [Neʻe mālie me ka ʻoniʻoni nui ʻana o nā wāwae.]₁₄

hoʻoneʻeneʻecaus/sim

neʻeneʻe ā pilito move close by, snuggle

neʻeneʻe₂ [neʻe·neʻe]  n. a native variety of taro. (HP 33), (Whitney). also moi. bc TAR

neʻeneʻe₃ [neʻe·neʻe]  n. a variety of sweet potato. bc SWP

neʻeneʻe ā pili  snuggle (EH)

neʻeneʻeu₁ [neʻe·neʻeu]  redup. of neʻeu, to move, budge...

ʻaʻohe wahi ā neʻeneʻeu maidoes not bestir at all

neʻeneʻeu₂ [neʻe·neʻeu]  stative verb showing superlative or comparative degree. FIS

Ua neʻeneʻeu aʻe ka nui a kēia iʻa i kēlā.This fish is somewhat larger than that one.

neʻe ʻoā  vi. divergent, i.e. spreading, in plate techtonics, in geology. cf. kākele, kuʻi. SCI

palena neʻe ʻoādivergent boundary

neʻepapa [neʻe·papa]  vs.
  • to move as a whole or unit;
  • moving or working together in unison;
  • spreading all over, as a lava flow or vine;
  • combined, united;
  • swarming;
  • flank movement.
VOL

he hōʻike neʻepapaa joint report

neʻepapa ka hanajoint action

neʻepapa ka naonaoswarming ants

Neʻepapa ka ulu ʻana o ka maunaloa.The maunaloa vine spreads everywhere.

neʻepapa ka hana  joint action (EH)

neʻe pololei  move straight ahead (EH)

neʻepū₁ [neʻe·]  vi. to move together

neʻepū₂ [neʻe·]  vi. sitting with one leg crossed over the other, as in certain ancient religious ceremonies. rare. 

neʻeu  vi. to move, budge. [Ka neʻe ʻana aku.]₁₁

A kahi hoʻi ka neʻeu o koʻu oho.Never before has my scalp had such a creepy sensation. (song)

ʻAʻohe neʻeu mai ke kāhea ʻia aku.Doesn't budge when called.

Negero  var. spelling of Nekelo, Negro...

nehe₁  vi.
  • to rustle, as leaves or the sea;
  • rumbling;
  • groping with the hands, as in searching.
 
[Ke kani a nā lau maloʻo ke hehi ʻia, me nā ʻiliʻili e poʻi ʻia ana e ka nalu liʻiliʻi ma kahakai. Ke kani ʻana e like me ke poʻi ʻana o ka nalu a i ʻole ka pā ʻana o ka makani i nā lau o ke kumulāʻau.],

nehe lanirumbling of thunder in the sky

nehe  vi. to rustle, as leaves or the sea.

nehe₂  n. taffeta, so called because it rustles (nehe).

nehe laubrocaded taffeta

nehe₃  young plants, just before flowering, are cooked for tea. also , kī pipili. same as kī nehe, (Bidens pilosa) cf. koʻokoʻolau₂. PLA FLO

nehe.jpgborder=0nehe₄  n. native shrubs and herbs (Lipochaeta spp.) in the daisy family, with yellow flowers. (Neal 840) [(FJ) PPn *nefe, plant sp]PLA FLO

nehe₅  n. some kinds of pond scums (Spirogyra spp.), fine fresh-water algae, consisting of rows of single-celled filaments, each cell containing ribbonshaped spirals. also limu kala wai, līpalaʻō, līpālāwai, palaʻo, pālāwai.

Nehe  placename. point, Wailuku qd., Maui. Lane, Punchbowl, Honolulu. (TM). lit.: rustle.

nehekū [nehe·]  nvi. gaseous condition of the digestive tract, occasionally audible; to belch.

nehenehe [nehe·nehe]  redup. of nehe₁, rustle...

nehenuʻu [nehe·nuʻu]  n. sound of lightning striking. rare. 

nehi  vs. rotten, moldy, spoiled, as food. FOO

nehinehāuli [nehine··uli]  n. mouse-eared chickweed, a small-leafed weedy herb (Cerastium vulgatum), from Europe. lit., dark nehine.

nehinei [nehi·nei]  loc.n. yesterday (usually preceded by locative particle i and not an article). (Gram. 8.6)   bc [Pn(CE) *i-nanafi, yesterday]

i nehinei a i kēia akuday before yesterday

nehinei ā ia lā aku  day before yesterday (EH)

nehiwa  nvi. play language, and to use the play language with order of syllables of most words reversed, as nehiwa from wahine, or as in this example: . also wehiwa.

ʻOhe uʻo kemakema eʻo - (ʻAʻohe oʻu makemake ʻoe).I don't like you.

nehoa  var. of nahoa, bold, defiant...

Nehoa  placename. street and place, Makiki, Honolulu. lit.: strong.

nē hoʻohune  wheedle (EH)

nehu  n. anchovy, a fish (Stolephorus purpureus), used for eating and to chum bonito. This name may be qualified by the terms kū lani, maoli, pākiʻi, pala. see ex. pōʻieʻie. [Pn(NP) *nefu, anchovy (Stolephorus sp.)] [He iʻa liʻiliʻi kē‘ia i kīloi ʻia i loko o ke kai i holo mai ke aku.]FIS

Nehu  placename. place and playground, ʻĀina Haina, Honolulu. lit.: anchovy.

nehunehu [nehu·nehu]  same as lehulehu, multitude, crowd...

nei₁  nvi.
  • to rumble, as an earthquake;
  • sighing, soughing, as of the wind;
  • indistinct sound, as of distant shouting.
   
bc [Ka nākolo ʻana o ka honua; ke kani ʻana o ka pihe. Ka ʻoniʻoni a ke ōlaʻi. Ke kamumu, ka halulu mamao i ka manawa o ke ōlaʻi.],₁₄,₁₇TAP

hoʻoneicaus/sim

Nei akula ka ʻaha leʻaleʻa no kēia poʻe wāhine, no ke ʻano ʻē o lākou kapa.The pleasure gathering was in an uproar about the women and the strangeness of their tapa. (Laie 491 [98])

Ua haʻalulu kuʻu manawa, ua nei nākolo i ke aloha.My heart trembles, reverberating sighs of love. (Laie 521 [120])

nei₂  according to (Reed 116), same as limu uaua loli. same as kōʻeleʻele, a seaweed bc SWD

nei₃  demon. occurring in several positions with several meanings. nei may be considered a part of the present tense verb marker ke (verb) nei [see ke (verb) nei and (Gram. 5.3)], and of the sequence ua (noun) nei, this aforementioned noun [see ua (noun) nei and (Gram. 8.3.4)]. After directionals and some nouns, nei may indicate past time :

Hele mai nei nō ʻoia. He came here.
i ka pō nei last night
kēia pule aku nei last week
Following nouns and pronouns, nei means 'this' and may indicate affection, as in the common sequences Hawaiʻi nei, this [beloved] Hawaiʻi, and e ia nei or e i nei, you [beloved] who are here. Preposed nei seems to carry both favorable and pejorative emotional connotations: nei ʻāina, this [fine] land, nei maʻi ʻo ka lēpela, this [horrible] disease, leprosy. (Gram. 7.2, 8.3.2)   bc [Pn(NP) *nei, here, near speaker]

neʻi₁  rare var. of neʻe, moving along...

neʻi₂  loc.n. here, this place, local (often preceded by i, ma, o; cf. ʻaneʻi, ʻoneʻi). (Gram. 8.6)  FIS

kānaka lawaiʻa o neʻi neithe fishermen of this place; the local fishermen

No neʻi kaʻu huakaʻi.My journey will be to this place.

neia, nēia, neʻia [neia, ·ia, neʻia]  demon. similar to kēia, this, but mostly Biblical. (Gram. 8.3.5)  

o neia manawaof this time

neʻia  var. spelling of neia, this...

nēia  var. spelling of neia, this... bc

nei ke ʻōlaʻi  the earth quakes (EH)

neʻikū [neʻi·]  n. avalanche, rapid fall with great momentum.

He ikaika hiliau ka lani o ka neʻikū.The royal chief is strong in devious ways, swift in movement. (For. 6:381)

neinei [nei·nei]  redup. of nei₁, to rumble, quake.

neʻineʻi₁ [neʻi·neʻi]  same as neʻeneʻe₁, moving along little by little... rare. 

hoʻoneʻineʻicaus/sim

neʻineʻi₂ [neʻi·neʻi]  vs. short, small, as clothes; low-lying, squatting; crowded; to shrink, a small bit.

hoʻoneʻineʻicaus/sim

ke hele neʻineʻi neiwalking with very short steps

neʻineʻi ka hanushort of breath

neʻineʻi ka mea i loaʻanot much obtained

neʻineʻi₃ [neʻi·neʻi]  same as naʻenaʻe₁, shrubs or small trees. PLA TRE

Neka ʻAilana  placename. same as Necker Island (a new name). lit.: Necker Island.

neke₁  n. a fern (Cyclosorus interruptus) found in many tropical countries, somewhat like the kikawaiō, but only half as large. FER

neke₂  rare var. of nakeke, rattling, rustling...

Nekelana [neke·lana]  n. The Netherlands; Netherlander; Netherlandian. Eng. G

Nekelo, Negero  n. black, Negro. Eng. [Ke kanaka Pāʻele.]

neki₁  n. great bulrush. also ʻakaʻakai, nānaku. (Neal 88)PLA

neki₂  vs. full, crowded, packed. rare. 

neki₃  vs. akward, unskillful, ignorant. rare. 

neki₄  n. nursemaid, nurse (Aniani 13)

neko  vs. dirty, filthy; vile-smelling, as perspiration. cf. eko, weko. BAD

hoʻonekoto make dirty, soil

nekoneko [neko·neko]  redup. of neko, dirty...

nekuʻe  vi. to rub back and forth, as the elbow (kuʻekuʻe); angry (rare). cf. nakuʻe.

nele  nvs. lacking, destitute, deprived, needy, wanting, deficient, without; to need; deficit (sometimes followed by a negative without change of meaning: nele nā kānaka i ke kumu ʻole, the people lack a teacher [lit., the people are lacking because no teacher]). cf. ex., goose. cf. hakanele, kā₁. bc [Pn(CE) *ŋere, needy, deprived of] [Loaʻa ʻole, lako ʻole. ʻAʻole nui, ʻaʻole lawa.]₁₂,₁₄,₁₅

He nele ʻāina auaneʻi kākou, e nānā aku ai i kāna.So we'll be lacking land and have to pay attention to what he says [sarcastic].

hoʻoneleto deprive, make destitute; to deny , impeach

Hoʻonele ʻia lāua i ka ʻai.They lacked food. (Nak. 102)

Ka hoʻonele i ke kanaka i kekahi mau pono.The forfeiture by the individual of some rights.

kōkua nelewelfare, i.e. public financial assistance for needy persons

neleau [nele·au]  n. the native Hawaiian sumach (Rhus sandwincensis, synonyms R. semilata var. sandwicensis and R. chinesis var. sandwicensis) a shrub or small tree, with light, soft, tough wood. also neneleau. (Neal 525–6)PLA TRE

nele i ka hana  unemployed (EH)

nele loa  destitute (EH)

nele wai  vs. anhydrous, i.e. without water. lit., lack water. cf. ʻanahaidaraside. SCI

nelu  same as nenelu, flabby fat... BOD

nelunelu [nelu·nelu]  same as nenelu, flabby fat... BOD

nema  nvt. criticizing; critical; to criticize, find fault, censure. cf. kaʻanema. [Hoʻohalahala, namunamu.],₁₄

hoʻonemasame as nema

nemanema [nema·nema]  to belittle. redup. of nema; see hula nemanema.

nemo  vs. smooth, smoothly polished, slick; rounded smooth, bare.

hoʻonemoto polish, smooth

Hoʻonemo ka wai i ka pōhaku.The water wears the stone smooth.

nemonemo [nemo·nemo]  sleek. redup. of nemo, smooth, smoothly polished, slick; rounded smooth, bare...; [Poepoe me ka loaʻa ʻole o ka puʻupuʻu a pukapuka paha ma luna. Ka paheʻe a me ke kalakala ʻole o kekahi ʻili e like hoʻi me ka ʻili o ke koholā a me ka ʻili o kekahi mau pōhaku kahawai.],₁₇WIN MUS

Nemonemo ka puaʻa i Hāʻupu, e haʻi mai ana he mālie.Bare of clouds is Hāʻupu, telling us it is a calm day. (chant)

nemonemo [nemo·nemo]  vs. bald, 'balahead/bolohead,' as a tire. Niʻihau. see nihoniho. WIN

Ua ʻai ʻia ka nihoniho o ka taea a nemonemo.The tread of the tire was worn bald.

nena  same as kīpūkai, a prostrate herb. PLA

nenanena [nena·nena]  var. of lenalena, redup. of lena₁, yellow...

nenanena ʻauwaeyellowed jaws (insult to old men)

nenanena ʻauwae  old age (derisive term) (EH)

nene₁  vi. to stir, show animation, move, as a fledgling. cf. nenene. [PPn *nene, orgasm, sensory pleasure]

hoʻonenecaus/sim

nene₂  var. of manene₁, shuddery sensation of fear... PCP *nene. [He ʻōlelo laha ʻole no manene.]₁₄

WaiokaneneWater of the cooling sensation. (name of a stream at Waiʻanae, Oʻahu)

nene₃  n. a kind of shellfish. FIS

nēnē₁ [·]  nvi.
  • to chirp, as a cricket;
  • to croak, as a mudhen;
  • crying, as in distress;
  • whimpering, as a sleeping infant
 
. cf. nē₁, fretting [Pn(EP) *ŋee, squealing or screeching sound]INS

hoʻonēnē₁same as nēnē₁, to chirp, croak, cry, whimper...

nene.jpgborder=0nēnē₂ [·]  n. Hawaiian goose (Nesochen sandvicensis), protected and rare on Maui and in Hawaiʻi uplands (down to 40 at one time and about 1,000 in 1978). The official bird of the state of Hawaiʻi, found in the wild only on the islands of Maui, Kauaʻi and Hawaiʻi. BIR

nēnē₃ [·]  n. mat pattern: two vertical rows of triangles, with the bases below, and the apices touching the bases above. MAT

nēnē₄ [·]  n. a variety of ʻawa, stems green with dark-green spots also kuaʻea. [(FJ) PPn *ŋeeŋee, shrub sp]PLA

nēnē₅ [·]  same as ʻaiakanēnē, a plant (Neal 803)PLA

nēnē₆ [·]  probably same as nēnē ʻau kai, sea gull BIR

nēnē₇ [·]  nvi. rumor, gossip.

hoʻonēnē kauarumors of war, talk or threats of war (FS 139)

hoʻonēnē₂same as nēnē₇, rumor, gossip...

nēnē₈ [·]  nvi. to be attracted to; cherish, think of, as with affection. cf. hōnēnē, attract...; nēnē hiwa, prized, beloved, precious...

hoʻonēnē₃same as nēnē₈, be attracted to, cherish...

ʻO kānaka Hawaiʻi, he poʻe makeʻe haku, he poʻe nēnē ʻili kapu.The Hawaiian people are people who cherish their lords, people constantly thinking of the sacred skin [of chiefs].

nēnē₉  vi. tropism, i.e. a positive or negative attraction of a plant or sessile animal to a stimulus, in science. [+]SCI

Ike ʻia ka nēnē ʻana o ka pua nānā , huli o ia a hahai i ka mai ka piʻi ʻana i ke kakahiaka a hiki i ka napoʻo ʻana i ke ahiahi.Tropism is evident in sunflowers as the flower turns toward and follows the sun through out the day. (add3)

Nēnē  placename. street, Kalihi Waena, Honolulu, named for the Hawaiian goose. (TM)

nenea  var. of nanea, of absorbing interest...

nēnēʻau kai  n. var. spelling of nēnē ʻau kai, sea gull... AltSpel BIR

nēnē ʻau kai, nēnēʻau kai [· ʻau kai]  n. sea gull, rarely seen, so named because of its resemblance to the Hawaiian goose, nēnē. lit., sea-travelling goose.

Na ka Pueokahi ke aloha, nēnē ʻau kai o Maui.Greeting to the Pueokahi [ship], seafaring gull of Maui. (song)

neneʻe  but less used than neʻeneʻe; low-growing, spreading, creeping, as a ground vine. redup. of neʻe, moving along little by little or by fits and starts...

Nēnēhānaupō [Nēnē-hānau-]  placename. headland, Airport qd., north Molokaʻi. lit.: goose born [at] night.

nenehe  redup. of nehe₁, to come upon quietly, move stealthily...

nēnē hiwa [· hiwa]  vs. prized, beloved, precious. MUS

He nēnē pūlama ʻia, he nēnē hiwa i ka manaʻo.A cherished beloved one, precious to think of. (chant)

nenehū [nene·]  vs. warped, bent out of shape. cf. , swollen.

Nēnēhuakawāwae [Nē·nē·hua-ka-wā·wae]  n. star name (no data). (Kuhelani)STA

Nēnēhua Kea [··hua kea]  n. star name (no data). (Kuhelani)STA

Nēnēhua Uli [··hua uli]  n. star name (no data). (Kuhelani)STA

nenei  same as nanai, difficult to climb; swift...

neneke₁  vs. shuffling, scratching, thumping sound; to sound thus [Pn(CE) *ŋete, ??]

neneke₂  same as nanaka, redup. of naka₁, to quiver, quake, tremble, shake..., naka₂, to crack open, as earth from the heat...; marked in sections, as a turtle's back or breadfruit skin...

nēnēleʻa [··leʻa]  n. joyous, gladness.

neneleau [nenele·au]  same as neleau, native Hawaiian sumach,,, (KL. line 102) PLA

nenelu  nvs.
  • flabby fat; soft plumpness.
  • soft, as fine, worked-up soil;
  • boggy, marshy, springy, swampy; mire, bog, marsh;
 
[Ke ʻano o nā ʻāina pulu loa i ka wai; ʻo ia hoʻi ka nāele, ka ʻolokele a me ke ālialia. 1. ʻaʻole miomio loa ke ʻano o ka nānā ʻana me ka hana kohu ʻaila e lewalewa ana ma ka ʻōpū. 2. lalau mai ke kumuhana.]₁₃,₁₄

E mehelu i ka lepo i nenelu i ʻaeʻae.Dig the soil and make it soft and fine. (prayer to Kānepuaʻa)

nenelu  vs. marshy.

nenene₁  nvi. fluttering the wings; contracting the muscles, flexing the muscles, as preparing for exercise.

nenene₂  redup. of nene₂, var. of manene₁, shuddery sensation of fear...

nenenepu [nene·nepu]  plural of nenepu, plump...

nenepu  redup. of nepu, plump...

nenewa  redup. of newa, reel, stagger...

nenewai [nene·wai]  n. a variety of sweet potato. SWP

nenewe  redup. of newe, plump; filled out...

neno  vt. to question repeatedly.

nenu  var. of nūnū₃, trumpet fish... FIS

nenue₁, nenuwe  n. chub fish, also known as rudder or pilot fish (Kyphosus bigibbus, K. vaigiensis). This name may be qualified by the terms ʻeleʻele, kea, pāʻīʻiʻi, pākiʻikiʻi, uli. Also nanue, enenue, manaloa. see hoe nenue. PNP *nenue. FIS

nenue₂, nenuwe  n. var. of nanue, seaweed. SWD

nenue₃, nenuwe  n. a paddle with a broad blade. rare. 

Nenue  placename. street, ʻĀina Haina, Honolulu. (TM). lit.: pilotfish.

nenuwe  var. spelling of nenue₁, chub fish...

neo  nvs.
  • empty, bare, desolated;
  • nothing, naught;
  • failing, getting nowhere.
 
. see neoneo, to ravage; chaos... redup. of neo... [ʻAʻohe mea loaʻa.]₁₄

Ahu ka neo!A heap of nothing! Nothing gained or worth anything at all.

hoʻoneoto lay waste, devastate, make destitute; desolation; turning to naught

kahi a ka neoplace of nothing [nothing gained, obtained]

neoneo [neo·neo]  redup. of neo, empty, bare, desolated...; to ravage; chaos. bc

Aia ʻike ʻoukou i ka mea ʻino e hoʻoneoneo ai.When you see the abomination of desolation. (Mat. 24.15)

hoʻoneoneoredup. of hoʻoneo, to lay waste, devastate, make destitute (Oihk. 26:32)

Nepala  n. Nepal; Nepalese. Eng. G

Nepalaka, Nebaraka  n. Nebraska. G

Nepalaka, Nebaraka [nepa·laka]  n. Nebraska; Nebraskan. G

Nepekune [nepe·kune]  n. Neptune. Eng. STA

nepu₁  vs.
  • plump, full and round in flesh, bulging;
  • swollen, as a stream.
 
. cf. nenelu, same as nenelu, flabby fat... BOD

hoʻoneputo cause plumpness, swelling; plump

nepu₂  vs. gibbous, as the moon. cf. kewe.[+]STA

He mahina nepu māhuahua ʻo Hua.Hua is a waxing gibbous moon.

mahina nepu māhuahuawaxing gibbous moon

mahina nepu manonowaning gibbous moon

nepue  var. of nepu, plump... BOD

nepunepu [nepu·nepu]  chubby. redup. of nepu, plump, full and round in flesh, bulging; swollen, as a stream... [Ka puʻipuʻi a ʻano momona paha. Ka momona a me ka poepoe.]₁₀,₁₇BOD

nui nepunepularge and plump

nēʻū  n. cooked and unpounded taro. also kalo paʻa, kuala, kūpuʻu. TAR

Neue  placename. bay at Waipiʻo qd., Hawaiʻi.

neʻuneʻu [neʻu·neʻu]  same as nepunepu, chubby... rare. 

Nevada  var. spelling of Newaka, Nevada...

newa₁  n. war club, cudgel, policeman's club; fluted stone, as held in the hand as a stone club; fluted stone inserted in one end of a war club or dagger, as the pāhoa.

newa₂  nvi. to reel, stagger; dizziness, vertigo; dizzy. [PPn *newa, aimless, wandering]ILL

hoʻonewacaus/sim

newa₃  vi. to pass, of time. cf. kūnewa.[+] [Ka hala loa ʻana o ka manawa.]

I loko o kēlā au kahiko i newa akula.In those ancient days passed.

Newa₄  a constellation, probably the Southern Cross. STA

Newada  n. Nevada; Nevadan. also Newaka. G

Newaka, Newada, Nevada  n. Nevada. G

Newaka, Newada  n. Nevada; Nevadan. G

newanewa [newa·newa]  redup. of newa₂, to reel, stagger... ILL

newe₁  vs. plump; filled out, full, as a pregnant woman; billowy, as a cloud; moving, as a current. [Pn(MQ) *newenewe, fat (of person)]WIN BOD

Newe₂  var. of Newa₃, a constellation... STA

Newenewe [newe·newe]  same as Newe₂, a constellation... PCP *newenewe. STA

newenewewe₁ [newe·newewe]  redup. of newe₁, plump... [Pn(MQ) *newenewe, Fat (of person)]

newenewewe₂ [newe·newewe]  exclamation of maika players as they cheer the rolling stone.

newenewewe₃ [newe·newewe]  n. a kind of fish (no data). FIS

newewe  same as newenewewe, redup. of newe₁, plump... FIS

Newisa  n. Nevis. Eng. [+]G

Kana Kiti me NewisaSaint Kitts and Nevis

na    ne    ni    no    nu       -top-

ni

nia    niag    niak    nian    niao    niap    niau    nie    niel    nien    niha    nihe    nihi    niho    nii    niih    nika    nike    niki    niko    niku    nile    nilu    nina    nini    nino    ninu    nio    nioe    nioi    niok    niol    nipe    nipo    nipu    nita    nite    niu    niua    niue    niuh    niui    niuk    niul    nium    niun    niuo    niup    niuw    

-nia  pas/imp. suffix. see ʻaihuenia, kuhinia, manoninia, walania. (Gram. 6.6.3)   PPN *-ngia.

nia  vs. smooth, round, bald; calm, as a smooth sea. see also nie₂. [Pn(CE) *nia, smooth: *ni(q)a]

hoʻoniato make smooth and even, as in carving; to remove all vestige of vegetation

poʻo niabald head

niʻa  nvt. malicious gossip or accusation; slanderous; to accuse falsely or by trapping, malign.

Niagara  var. spelling of Niakala, Niagara...

Niakala, Niagara [nia·kala]  n. Niagara. Eng. G

Niakala, Niagara  n. Niagara. G

nīane [·ane]  n. neon. Eng. SCI

niania [nia·nia]  redup. of nia, smooth...

hoʻonianiacaus/sim

niʻaniʻa [niʻa·niʻa]  redup. of niʻa, malicious gossip or accusation... [Ka ʻōlelo kūamuamu, ka ʻōlelo hōʻino, ke kekēue ʻana. He ʻōlelo ʻawaʻawa a pupuka no haʻi ma ke ʻano e ʻimi ana e hanaʻino aku iā ia.]₁₁,₁₄

E ʻimi ana e hopu i kekahi mea no loko mai o kona waha, i niʻaniʻa ai lākou iāiaseeking to catch something from within his mouth with which they might accuse him. (Luka 11.54)

nianiape₁ [nia·niape]  redup. of niape, long, extended...

nianiape₂ [nia·niape]  vs. bending, arching.

nianiau [nia·niau]  var. of niniau, redup. of niau, moving smoothly...

hoʻonianiauvar. of hoʻoniniau

hoʻonianiau i ka naʻauaoquiet, persistent pursuit of knowledge

niʻaniʻau [niʻa·niʻau]  Niʻihau. same as kupukupu; cf. ʻōkupukupu, ferns. FER

nianiele [nia·niele]  var. of nieniele, investigate...

nīao₁ [·ao]  n.
  • edge, as of a canoe (FS 143);
  • groove;
  • rim, as of a bowl.
  • groove;
 
[Pn(CE) *niao, gunwale of canoe, rim, edge (of tool): *ni(i)ao]CAN

nīao₂ [·ao]  nvi. mewing, purring

nīao₃ [·ao]  nvi. stretching up, as by one standing on tiptoe.

nīao₄ [·ao]  n. sharp edge of a knife blade. TOO

niape  vs. long, extended, as a pole. rare. 

niau  vi. moving smoothly, swiftly, silently, peacefully; flowing or sailing thus; to pass on, glide. [Ka holo ʻana me ka hāmau a me ka ʻoniʻoni ʻole iki. Holo mālie.],₁₄MUS

he ʻale niaua moving billow

hoʻoniaufollowing swiftly and silently; continuing; prolonging; copying, imitating

Hoʻoniau akula ka makāula i kāna pule ʻana.The prophet continued on and on with his prayer.

Niau aku nei ma ka Penekia.Swiftly sailing away on the Benicia. (chant)

Ua niau ke kapu.The taboo has passed.

nīʻau₁  n. midrib of coconut leaf or frond; rib of an umbrella; coconut-leaf midrib or ʻilima rod used as a taboo marker at end of a hālau; groove. fig., tall, thin person. cf. akenīʻau. [Pn(CE) *nii-kau, coconut frond]CN

nīʻau₂  n. ramrod

nīʻau₃  n. billow. rare. 

nīʻau₄  n. diseases. see below.

nīʻau₅ [·ʻau]  n. nut, as on an ʻukulele or guitar. Niʻihau. see ʻukulele. MUS

nīʻau liʻiliʻihead nut

nīʻau nuibridge

nīʻau hōlua [nīʻau ·lua]  n. name of a disease (no data).

nīʻau kāhili [nīʻau ·hili]  n. broom made of coconut-leaf midribs tied together at one end. also pūpū nīʻau. CN

nīʻau kani  n. a true jew's harp, made of a thin strip of wood, about 10 cm long and 2.5 cm wide, with a coconut midrib (nīʻau) or bamboo strip lashed lenghtwise; played something like the ʻūkēkē. Kamehameha's return from Oʻahu to Hawaiʻi was called ka nīʻau kani because of the sound of the wind rustling the feathers of the many kāhili escorting him. lit., sounding coconut midrib. cf. ʻūkēkē. CN MUS

nīʻaukani [·ʻau·kani]  n. Jew's harp. MUS

nīʻau [·ʻau ]  n. ray, i.e. one of the bony spines supporting the membrane of a fish's fin. lit., fin midrib. FIS

Niʻaupala [Niʻau-pala]  placename. fishpond, Hālawa qd., south Molokaʻi. lit.: yellow coconut-leaf midrib.

nīʻaupiʻo [nīʻau·piʻo]  n. offspring of the marriage of a high-born brother and sister, or half-brother and half-sister. lit., bent coconut midrib, i.e., of the same stalk. [He ʻano kūlana aliʻi e loaʻa mai ana mai loko mai o ka moe pū ʻana o ke kaikuahine aliʻi kiʻekiʻe me ke kaikunāne aliʻi kiʻekiʻe. Moe nīʻaupiʻo: Ka moe ʻana o kekahi aliʻi kiʻekiʻe me kona hoahānau ponoʻï i loaʻa mai he keiki i kiʻekiʻe pū ke kūlana.]₁₄,₁₀CN

nīʻau pūlumi [nīʻau ·lumi]  n. broom straw. lit., broom (Eng.) coconut-leaf midrib. CN

nīʻau ʻūkēkē [nīʻau ʻū··]  same as nīʻau kani, a true jew's harp, made of a thin strip of wood... MUS

nīʻau wāwae kahi [nīʻau ·wae kahi]  same as kākaiawī, ancient name of a disease, the symptoms of which suggest appendicitis in various stages...

nie₁  short for nīele, to keep asking questions, inquisitive, curious...

Nie au, Moala, ʻehia inu ʻawa ?I asked with curiosity, Moala, how many kawa drinkers? (PH 121)

nie₂  var. of nia, smooth, round, bald; calm, as a smooth sea...

nīele [·ele]  nvs. to keep asking questions; inquisitive, curious, plying with frivolous questions (often used in pejorative sense, as of a busybody asking things that do not concern him); to quiz, pump; question. As an exclamation of annoyance: you are too inquisitive! Who cares to answer your questions! [Ka nīnau ʻana ma ke ʻano he mahaʻoi.]

hoʻonīelequestioning, especially by leading up indirectly rather than directly; quizzing; curious; curiosity

nīele [·ele]  vs. curious. also pena.

nā nīele e pili ana  relevant questions (EH)

nienie [nie·nie]  vs. sheer and smooth, as a cliff.

Ka piʻina nienie o Haʻaheo.The sheer ascent of Haʻaheo.

nieniele [nie·niele]  to investigate. redup. of nīele;

niha  same as kamaniha, cross.

nihaniha [niha·niha]  redup. of niha, cross...

nīheu [·heu]  n. fancy or unusual style of hair dressing. BOD

Nīheu  trickster demigod, younger brother of Kana, described as kolohe (mischievous) and maka kaha (mean-eyed). (PH 114)

nihi₁  nvs. edge, brink, rim, border; sideways, on edge, steep. also lihi. cf. kūnihi₁, steep, sheer..., kūnihi₂, ridge, as of a precipice... [Pn(NP) *nifi, thin, sharp]

nihi₂  vs.
  • stealthily, quietly, softly, unobtrusively, carefully;
  • creeping silently and softly, as on tiptoe;
  • difficult or precarious of passage, as a trail along a precipice;
  • circumspect, prudent, with careful observance of taboos, with discrimination.
 
[Pn(CE) *nifi, move stealthily] [Ka hele mālie loa 'ana i ʻole e lohe 'ia.]FLO

E nihi ka hele i ka uka o Puna, mai ʻako i ka pua, o lilo i ke ala o ka hewahewa.Circumspect (or prescribed) the voyage inland of Puna, do not pick flowers or be led to the paths of wrongness. (PH 31) cf. (ON 360)

hele nihito proceed with caution and diplomacy

noho nihito act with caution, diplomacy

nihia  pas/imp. of nihi₂, stealthily, quietly...

nihi ka hele  lurk, to move quietly, to walk slowly, quietly (EH)

nihina  same as nihi₁, edge, brink, rim, border..., nihi₂, stealthily, quietly, softly...

Nihina ka hele a ka makani.The wind goes quietly.

nihinihi₁ [nihi·nihi]  fastidious, overly strict, finicky, decorous, dainty. also lihilihi. redup. of nihi₂, stealthily, quietly, softly, unobtrusively, carefully... see noho lihilihi.

ʻai hoʻonihinihito pick at food, as a finicky person; to eat with careful observance of taboos

hoʻonihinihicaus/sim

nihinihivery severe taboo day

nihinihi₂ [nihi·nihi]  redup. of nihi₁, edge, brink, rim, border... [Ka hiō ʻana, kokoke kū pololei i luna. Nihi, kūnihi, laumania; pili hoʻi i ka pali i paʻakikī ka piʻi ʻana a me ka iho ʻana ma muli o ka nihinihi, e like hoʻi me nā pali ma Koʻolau poko ma Oʻahu.],,₁₃

nihipali [nihi·pali]  n. a kind of fish (no data). FIS

Nihipali [Nihi-pali]  placename. place, Wilhelmina Rise, Honolulu. lit.: cliff edge or creeping [along the] cliff (as referring to rain).

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niho

see below...

  niho₁ - tooth; toothed; nipper, as of an insect; octopus beak; Aristotle's lantern, of a sea ....
      niho ʻaki - front teeth, incisors; nippers of insects. lit., biting teeth.
      niho ʻawa - poisonous fang or tooth, as of a centipede.
      niho ʻelepani - elephant tusk, ivory.
      niho hoʻokomo - false tooth.
      niho hou - new tooth
      niho huʻi - toothache; having a toothache.
      niho kahi - single-toothed, having one tooth remaining; a general term for old age.
      niho kaʻi₁ - aching tooth or teeth. lit., leading tooth, i.e., it draws the attention.
      niho kaʻi₂ - stones set in a row, as in a fence.
      niho kekē - exposed teeth
      niho kepa - boar's tusk. Niʻihau.
      niho keu - protruding, uneven tooth. lit., extra tooth.
      niho kīlou - claws of a crab. lit., hook tooth.
      niho kuʻi - false tooth.
      niho lena - yellow tooth; yellow-toothed, said derisively of the old.
      niho mauole - worn teeth, a figurative term for a chief who has outlived his usefulness. (Malo ....
      niho mole - gap in a row or series, as left by a missing tooth; notch; worn ....
      niho naue - loose tooth.
      niho ʻoki - shark's-tooth knife, as used for wood carving and cutting hair. lit., cutting tooth.
      niho ʻole - toothless
      niho palaka - prong of electrical plug. lit., plug tooth.
      niho palaoa - whale tooth, whale-tooth pendant, a symbol of royalty.
      niho peku - new tooth appearing in the gums; bud shooting from the ground.
      niho pōhaku - interlocking stones (see niho).
      niho popo - decayed tooth.
      niho puaʻa - pig tusk, especially that worn as an ornament. Fig. young ʻawa sprout.
      niho puʻu - buckteeth.
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          ʻai pala niho - lit., to eat tooth tartar.
          ʻā niho loa - a small fish (no data).
          haʻakekē niho - to expose teeth (scold)
          hoʻokekē niho - scold, to expose teeth.
          ʻiʻo pale niho - gums. lit., tooth-protecting flesh.
          kauka hoʻopololei niho - orthodontist. lit., doctor (who) straightens teeth.
          kauka niho - dentist. lit., tooth doctor.
          kauna palaki niho - toothbrush holder. lit., toothbrush placement.
          kekē niho - surly, cross, cranky, violently rude, needlessly and unbearably ....
          lāʻau ʻōhikihiki niho - toothpick. lit., stick to pick teeth.
          lapa niho - alveolar, in linguistics. lit., tooth ridge.
          lei niho palaoa - same as lei palaoa, ivory pendant...
          lopi niho - dental floss; to floss one's teeth. lit., thread (for) teeth.
          mania ka niho - teeth set on edge
          nīoi niho puaʻa - a chili pepper about 8 or 10 cm long and curved like a hog's tusk. lit., hog-tusk ....
          ʻōhiki kauka niho - dentist's pick, probe.
          ʻōhiki niho - toothpick.
          ʻōhiʻu niho - toothpick. lit., probe tooth.
          ʻōhua niho nui - young, probably of ʻāwela, a fish. lit., big-toothed young.
          pae niho - row of teeth.
          palaki niho - toothbrush.
          pala niho - tartar of the teeth.
          papa niho - row of teeth, set of teeth; jaw, bridge for false teeth.
          pauka holoi niho - toothpaste.
          pauka niho - toothpaste.
          pine niho puaʻa - hog's tooth pin. Formerly also called pine hoaka. lit., pig tooth pin.
          poho palaki niho - toothbrush container, usually made of plastic.
          poho pauka niho - toothpaste tube. Niʻihau.
          puka ka niho - teethe
          puka niho - tooth cavity.
          puka niho - cavity in a tooth, caries.
          wili niho - dentist's drill. lit., tooth drill.
  niho₂ - tapa or mat patterns, always followed by qualifiers; see: ....
  niho₃ - to have whitecaps.

niho₁  nvs. tooth; toothed; nipper, as of an insect; octopus beak; Aristotle's lantern, of a sea urchin; claw, as of crab; tusk; stones set interlocking, as in a wall; biting, of the teeth; cog. see nihomanō, a tapa design. lit., shark tooth... bc [(AN) PPn *nifo, tooth]CRA BOD

hoʻonihoto lay stones interlocking; to set stones, as in a fence

Hoʻonoho niho ʻia.The stones are set [as in a fence].

Mai hana wale aku ʻoe Keʻoi, he niho.Don't act indiscriminately toward Keʻoi, he has teeth! [He is dangerous, as in sorcery.].

niho o kāna pale kauathe bosses of his bucklers (Ioba 15.26)

Puka ka niho o Laʻakea.Laʻakea is getting his teeth.

niho  n. tooth. see kauka hoʻopololei niho, wili niho, ʻōhiki kauka niho. BOD

nau kuai i ka nihoto grind the teeth

puka nihocavity in a tooth, caries. cf. haka waha

n. dental, in linguistics. LNG

niho₂  n. tapa or mat patterns, always followed by qualifiers; see:
    niholiʻiliʻi, a tapa design. lit., small teeth or notches...
    nihomanō, a tapa design. lit., shark tooth...
    nihowilihemo, design on Niʻihau mats consisting of a series of pointed notches, called kulipuʻu elsewhere. lit., twisting loose tooth...
bc

niho₃  vs. to have whitecaps. see ʻale kuakea.

Ua niho ke kai i nehinei.The sea had whitecaps yesterday.

nihoa₁  toothed, serrated, notched, jagged, sharp; firmly imbedded and interlocked, as stones in a fence. pas/imp. of niho;

Nihoa ka pali.Toothed is the cliff.

Nihoa₂  n. name of an island between Kauaʻi and Midway.

pākū ka pali o Nihoa i ka makani.The cliff of Nihoa stands as a bulwark against the wind. [said of one bravely facing misfortune]. (ON 1924)

Nīhoa [·hoa]  Nīhoa, the island. Niʻihau. ʻainohu Nīhoa. Nīhoa finch (Telespiza ultima).

Nihoa  placename. coastal land section, Kaunakakai qd., north Molokaʻi. (Summers 196) Waterfront area in downtown Honolulu formerly owned by Kaʻahumanu and named by her in honor of her visit to Nihoa Island (Ii 166). The island is the highest of the Northwestern (Leeward) Hawaiian Islands and the one nearest the main islands. It has a maximum elevation of 910 feet and an approximate area of 0.25 square miles. Discovered by Captain Douglas of the British ship Iphigenia on March 19, 1789, it was annexed to Hawaiʻi in 1898 and is now a part of the City and County of Honolulu. Kenneth P. Emory (1928) tells of 66 house sites on the island. Small stone images from there are in the Bishop Museum. The famous chant, "Ka Wai a Kāne," mentions the island (UL 257-259). (Bryan, 1942: 167-170; PH X-XII; (RC 253)) see Mauloku. lit.: firmly set.

niho ʻaki  n. front teeth, incisors; nippers of insects. lit., biting teeth. INS BOD

niho ʻawa  n. poisonous fang or tooth, as of a centipede.

niho ʻelepani [niho ʻele·pani]  n. elephant tusk, ivory. (Hoik. 18.12) ANI

niho hoʻokomo [niho hoʻo·komo]  n. false tooth. also niho kuʻi. BOD

niho hou  new tooth (EH)

niho huʻi  nvs. toothache; having a toothache. ILL

niho kahi  nvs. single-toothed, having one tooth remaining; a general term for old age. BOD

niho kaʻi₁  n. aching tooth or teeth. lit., leading tooth, i.e., it draws the attention. BOD

niho kaʻi₂  n. stones set in a row, as in a fence.

niho kekē  exposed teeth (EH)

niho kepa  n. boar's tusk. Niʻihau. ANI

niho keu  n. protruding, uneven tooth. lit., extra tooth. BOD

niho kīlou [niho ·lou]  n. claws of a crab. lit., hook tooth. CRA

nihokōmaka [niho··maka]  n. a kind of fish (no data). FIS

niho kuʻi  n. false tooth. also niho hoʻokomo. BOD

niho lena  nvs. yellow tooth; yellow-toothed, said derisively of the old. BOD COL

niholiʻiliʻi [niho-liʻi·liʻi]  n. a tapa design. lit., small teeth or notches. TAP

nihomanō [niho-manō]  n. a tapa design. lit., shark tooth. TAP FIS

niho mauole [niho mau·ole]  n. worn teeth, a figurative term for a chief who has outlived his usefulness. (Malo 201, Emerson note). A class of chiefs. (AP)

niho mole  nvs.
  • gap in a row or series, as left by a missing tooth;
  • notch;
  • worn smooth, as teeth of a saw.
CRA BOD

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

niho naue  n. loose tooth. BOD

nihoniho₁ [niho·niho]  nvs. set with teeth, as a saw; toothed, notched, jagged, serrated; scalloped, as lace; scalloped, as potatoes; scallops, notches. cf. huila nihoniho. PPN *nifonifo. TOO

hoʻonihonihoto make into a toothed, scalloped, notched design; to make teeth; to carve an irregular notched edge

nihoniho₂ [niho·niho]  n. tread, as on a tire. Niʻihau. see nemonemo. CAR

Nihoʻoawa [Niho-ʻoawa]  placename. gulch, Hālawa qd., south Molokaʻi. lit.: tooth gulch.

niho ʻoki  n. shark's-tooth knife, as used for wood carving and cutting hair. lit., cutting tooth. TOO

niho ʻole  toothless (EH)

niho palaka  n. prong of electrical plug. lit., plug tooth. see palaka, puka uila.

palaka niho koluthree-pronged plug

palaka niho luatwo-pronged plug

nihopalaoa.jpgborder=0niho palaoa  n. whale tooth, whale-tooth pendant, a symbol of royalty. [He ʻano wehi o ke au kahiko i hana ʻia i ka nui o ka manawa me ka niho o ke koholā, akā, i ke au hou o kākou, he hana pū ʻia me ka lāʻau a mea ʻē aʻe paha.]₁₄

niho peku  n. new tooth appearing in the gums; bud shooting from the ground. (Malo 199)

niho pōhaku [niho ·haku]  n. interlocking stones (see niho).

Pau i ka nōhāhā niho pōhaku i pani ʻia.The interlocking stones that had dammed [the stream] were torn apart. (For. 5:513)

nihopopo [niho·popo]  n. a variety of sweet potato. SWP

niho popo  n. decayed tooth. ILL

niho puaʻa  n. pig tusk, especially that worn as an ornament. fig. young ʻawa sprout.

nihopuʻu [niho·puʻu]  n. a taro cultivar. (TC 4)TAR

niho puʻu  n. buckteeth. BOD

nihowilihemo [niho-wili-hemo]  n. design on Niʻihau mats consisting of a series of pointed notches, called kulipuʻu elsewhere. lit., twisting loose tooth.

niʻi  vs. salt-encrusted, as one exposed to sun and sea. cf. uāniʻi.

niihau.jpgborder=0Niʻihau₁  n. name of one of the Hawaiian Islands; an inhabitant of Niʻihau Island. see saying, kīkū.

Niʻihau  placename. island in Kauaʻi County, 18 miles long, 6 miles wide, with an area of 73 square miles and a 1970 population of 237. Major village is Puʻuwai. Poetic: see , ʻulu. (UL 212.)

Niʻihau₂  n. a variety of uhi, yam. SWP

nika₁  nvs. nigger, black, blackness, blackened; a term of derision for a marble player who misses a shot. see ex. kūloku. Eng. SPO

keaka nikaminstrel show

nika₂  same as māikoiko, a variety of sugar cane. SUG

nika₃  n. a variety of sweet potato; sometimes qualified by the terms ʻeleʻele, keʻokeʻo, nui. also pāʻele. SWP

nikala  n. nickel, the metallic element. cf. hapaʻumi, five cents, nickel... Eng. SCI

Nikalakua, Nikaragua  n. Nicaragua. G

Nikalakua, Nikarakua [nikala·kua]  n. Nicaragua; Nicaraguan. G

Nikaragua  var. spelling of Nikalakua, Nicaragua...

Nikarakua [nikara·kua]  n. Nicaragua; Nicaraguan. also Nikalakua. Eng. G

nikelake, niterate [nike·lake]  n. nitrate. Eng.

niki₁  var. of ʻiniki, to pinch. [Pn(NP) *niti, tight, crowded (Rby): *(n,g)iti]

niki₂  same as nīkiʻi, to tie...

nīkiʻi [·kiʻi]  S  vt. to tie, as a rope or knot. also hīkiʻi, hīkiʻikiʻi, mūkiʻi, mūkiʻikiʻi, nākiʻi, nākiʻikiʻi, niki, nikiniki. (For. 4:259) [Nākiʻi. Ka nākiʻi ʻana.]₁₂,₁₁

nīkiʻikiʻi [·kiʻi·kiʻi]  S   redup. of nīkiʻi, to tie.

Nīkine [·kine]  n. Nicene. see ex. manaʻoʻiʻo, (faith, confidence)... Eng.

nikiniki₁ [niki·niki]  redup. of niki₁, pinch, niki₂, tie...

nikiniki₂ [niki·niki]  n. membrane binding the intestines, peritoneum. cf. maka ʻupena, net mesh... BOD

He mōhai i kaumaha ʻia ma ke ahi Iēhowa, ka maka ʻupena e uhi ana ka naʻau, a me ka nikiniki apau ma ka naʻauan offering made by fire to Jehovah, the fat that covers the intestines, and all the membrane with the intestines. (Oihk. 3.3)

niki o nā ʻaka  n. var. spelling of niki o nāʻaka, jester, clown; clowning. AltSpel

niki o nāʻaka, niki o nā ʻaka  n. jester, clown; clowning.

nikipaʻu [niki·paʻu]  vs. wilted, scorched, as with heat. rare. 

nikiriku [niki·riku]  nitric. Eng. SCI

ʻakika nikirikunitric acid. also ʻakika naikokene

Nikolo  placename. street, Diamond Head section, Honolulu. lit.: Nicholas. (TM)

nikoroma [niko·roma]  n. nichrome. Eng. SCI

uea nikoromanichrome wire

nikotina [niko·tina]  n. nicotine. Eng.

niku₁  vs. dirty, smelly, filthy.

He keu ʻoe a ke keiki hoʻoniku ʻaʻahu.Never was a child like you for getting clothes dirty and smelly.

hoʻonikuto soil, make dirty

niku₂, nisu  n. hawk. (Oihk. 11.16) BIR

nikuniku [niku·niku]  redup. of niku₁, dirty...

Nile  n. Nile. [+]G

Nile KeʻokeʻoWhite Nile

Nile KuahiwiMountain Nile

Nile UliuliBlue Nile

nilea  same as nīnole, weak...

nilegai  var. spelling of nilekai, nilgai, antelope... ANI

nilekai, nilegai [nile·kai]  n. nilgai, antelope. Eng. ANI

nilekau  antelope (EH)

Nile Keʻokeʻo  n. White Nile. [+]G

Nile Kuahiwi  n. Mountain Nile. [+]G

Nile Uliuli  n. Blue Nile. [+]G

nilu  nvs. admirable, fine.

He nilu ke ʻikena aku.Admirable to behold.

nina₁  same as lina₁, soft; adhesive, sticky...

waha ninasoft mouth [said of a finicky eater]

nina₂  n. a variety of taro. (HP 33)TAR

ninahaidirina kuhikuhi [nina·hai·dirina kuhi·kuhi]  n. ninhydrin indicator. SCI

ninanina₁ [nina·nina]  redup. of nina₁, soft...

ninanina₂ [nina·nina]  n. scar. Niʻihau. (preceded by ke). also ʻālina.

ninaninau [nina·ninau]  to examine. redup. of nīnau, question; to ask a question, inquire, interrogate...; [Ka nīnau nui ʻana o kekahi kanaka i kekahi. Nīnau i nā nīnau he nui e pili ana i nā ʻano ʻike liʻiliʻi like ʻole.]₁₃,₁₄

ninaninau [nina·ninau]  vt. to interrogate. cf. nīnauele, to interview...

palapala ninaninauquestionnaire

ninaninau hoʻohuahualau [ninaninau hoʻohuahua-lau]  cross-examination (EH)

ninaninau pale  cross-examination (EH)

nīnau [·nau]  nvt. question; to ask a question, inquire, interrogate; interrogation, query. cf. noi, to ask for something. bc

he nīnau wāhi pūniua question that cracks the skull [a difficult question]

hoʻonīnauto ask a question; to have questions asked; to ask indirectly

nīnau [·nau]  n. issue, i.e. a matter in dispute between two or more parties. [He kumuhana e waiho nei, e like me ka nīnau ea Hawaiʻi, a i ʻole ka nīnau maʻi koko paha.]₁₄

Ua nui ʻano nīnau like ʻole e noʻonoʻo ai e pili ana i kēia kumuhana koʻikoʻi.There are all kinds of issues to consider concerning this urgent topic.

nīnauele [·nau·ele]  same as nīele, to keep asking questions; inquisitive, curious... rare. 

nīnauele [·nau·ele]  vt. to interview. cf. ninaninau.

nīnau hele  to go asking questions (EH)

nīnau hoʻi [·nau hoʻi]  n. cross-examination, as of a witness. lit., return question.

nīnau hōʻike [·nau hōʻike]  n. interrogation, usually oral; quiz, examination; catechism. lit., revealing questions.

nīnau hoʻohele  indirect questioning (EH)

nīnau hoʻomaoe  indirect questioning (EH)

nīnau hoʻomohala manaʻo [·nau hoʻo·mohala manaʻo]  n. open-ended question. lit., question (to) develop thoughts.

E nīnau wau ʻoe i kekahi nīnau hoʻomohala manaʻo.Let me ask you an open-ended question.

nīnau kohokoho [·nau koho·koho]  n. multiple-choice question. lit., question (to) select (answers).

nīnau kupapaʻu [·nau kupa·paʻu]  n. one who consults the dead or familiar spirits (Isa. 8.19) ; necromancer. lit., corpse question.

nīnau pākākā [·nau ··]  n. leading question.

nīnau pili hoʻomana [·nau pili hoʻo·mana]  n. Catechism (Protestant). lit., questions concerning religion.

nīnau ʻuhane [·nau ʻuhane]  n.v. one with familiar spirits, necromancer; to speak through familiar spirits. lit., soul asking. (Oihk. 19.31)

nini₁  nvt.
  • ointment, balm; to apply ointment;
  • to pour,
  • spill.
 
[PPn *nini, smear, daub, rub on]ILL

nini₂  same as lili, jealous. [1. huhū ukiuki. 2. lili.]₁₄

nini₃  n. fence, line of stones; pavement. cf. pānini.

nini₄  same as ninini, to pour. [Pn(CC) *niŋi, pour out]

ninia  pas/imp. of nini₁.

niniau₁ [nini·au]  redup. of niau, moving smoothly...; to droop, as a flower... [1. Ka luhe ʻana i lalo e like me ka pua i mae ma luna o ke kumulāʻau. 2. Ka holo a i ʻole ke kahe ʻana me ke kani ʻole.]

hoʻoniniauredup. of hoʻoniau

ka hoʻoniniau ʻana Lohiʻaupursuit of Lohiʻau

Niniau ke kahe o ka wai.Swiftly silent flowing of the water.

niniau₂ [nini·au]  vi. to droop, as a flower. FLO

Niniau, ʻeha ka pua o ke koaiʻe.The koaiʻe flower droops, injured. (UL 68)

niniha  redup. of niha, cross...

ninihi  same as nihinihi, fastidious...

Ka lalawe ninihi launa ʻole.Quiet taking over, unsurpassed. (song)

ninihua [nini·hua]  nvs. resentment; resentful.

hoʻoninihuacaus/sim

nīnika₁ [·nika]  same as pūkāmole, a low, shrubby plant (Lythrum maritimum)...

nīnika₂ [·nika]  same as ʻīnika, a plant. PLA

ninikea [nini·kea]  n. white tapa, as worn by priests during ceremonies. TAP

niniki₁  redup. of niki₁, pinch... MUS

Ka niniki makani o Kānehoa.The wind piercing of Kānehoa. (chant)

niniki₂  n. membrane. SCI

niniki wahī iwi  n. periosteum, i.e. the tough membrane adhering tightly to a bone. lit., membrane (that) wraps around (a) bone. BOD

niniki wai koko  n. plasma membrane. lit. plasma membrane. [+]SCI

Niniko  placename. place, Dowsett Highlands, Honolulu, named for a cousin of Queen Pomare of Tahiti who was brought to Hawaiʻi in the 1830s to marry Prince Moses Kamehameha. The prince died before she arrived and she married John K. Sumner and lived at his estate in upper Nuʻuanu until she died in 1898. (TM) Niniko is Hawaiianized Tahitian.

ninini  to cast, as a solid from liquid. redup. of nini₁, ointment, pour, nini₂, jealous...; (1 Nal. 7.37) bc [Pn(CC) *niŋi, pour out]

ninini waito water

Ninini  placename. point near Nāwiliwili Harbor, Kauaʻi. lit.: pour.

nininia [nini·nia]  pas/imp. of ninini.

nininini [nini·nini]  redup. of nini₁, ointment; pour...

ninini wai  to water (EH)

Nininiwai [Ninini-wai]  placename. plain west of Kualapuʻu, Molokaʻi. lit.: pour water. (Summers 37.)

niniʻo  same as ʻōniʻoniʻo, spotted, streaked.

hoʻoniniʻocaus/sim

niniole [nini·ole]  n. a fish. cf. (Malo text, chapter 15, section 8). (And.) FIS

ninipo  redup. of nipo₁, yearn for, nipo₂, drowsy...

Nipo ninipo i ke aloha , ka wahine haʻalewa, haʻalewa i ke kai.Yearning, longing for love is the woman swaying, swaying by the sea. (song)

ninipolo [nini·polo]  rare redup. of nīpolo₁, drum and chant, nīpolo₂, sick, weak...

niniu  S  
  • to spin;
  • worried, sad;
  • dizzy; dizziness, vertigo,
  • unclear or blurred vision; blurred, indistinct
 
redup. of niu₂, spinning, whirling, dizzy... PPN *liliu.

hoʻoniniuto cause dizziness; to spin, as a top

niniu heleto spin forward, as a kilu piece

Niniu Puna i ke ʻala.Puna is dizzy and thick with fragrance. (ON 2316)

niniu  S   see ʻume niniu, centripital...

nīnole₁ [·nole]  vs. weak, as an infant; swaying, bending, as a plant; pliable. cf. mīnole. [Ka nāwaliwali, ke koʻiʻi ʻole.]₁₁PLA FLO

ʻO ka haki pua nīnolebreaking the pliant flower (song)

nīnole₂ [·nole]  n. name of a crustacean said to resemble lobster (no data). FIS

Nīnole  placename. land section and village, Honomū qd.; land section, homesteads, village, cove, and gulch, Honuʻapo qd., Hawaiʻi. There are freshwater springs at the Nīnole in Honuʻapo; see Pūhau. A cannibalistic moʻo, Kaikapū (hag), lived at the Honuʻapo Nīnole; her pretty granddaughter led travelers to her cave, where she ate them raw (HM 264). lit.: bending.

nīnūnē  n. issue (area of concern)

ka nīnūnē o ka lepili ʻana i mea ʻai GMOthe issue of the labeling of GMO produce

nio  same as , to criticize. (Malo 140)

niʻo₁  n.v. highest point, pinnacle; to reach the summit. cf. noho niʻo.

i ka niʻoto reach the pinnacle, as of achievement or accomplishment

ʻO ʻoe a ʻo wau kau i ka niʻo.You and I shall reach the highest point.

niʻo₂  n. altar, as for hula. also kuahu. HUL

niʻo₃  n. doorway or threshold of a house, very taboo in ancient times. (Kep. 137)

niʻo₄  same as ʻōniʻo, spotted, streaked.

nioe  n. tone, in linguistics, as relating to Chinese or Navaho languages. LNG

Nioi  placename. place, Wilhelmina Rise, Honolulu, named for the red pepper plant or for a tree, Eugenia molokaiana, that when growing at Maunaloa, Molokaʻi, was said to be poisonous. (TM)

nīoi₁ [·oi]  n.
  • any kind of red pepper (Capsicum annuum). (Neal 741–2)
  • fig., a controversial or important problem.
PLA FOO

kai nīoichili pepper water (OO)

nīoi₂ [·oi]  a tree (Eugenia sp.). Its wood was said to be poisonous only from trees at Mauna Loa, Molokaʻi. see kālai pāhoa, kauila. [PPn *unuoi, tree sp. (Eugenia reinwardtiana)]TRE

nioi ʻaluʻalu [ni·oi ʻaluʻalu]  lit., loose. same as nīoi pūhaʻuhaʻu, the bell or sweet pepper...

nīoi betela  var. spelling of nīoi pekela, betel nut...

nīoi kāmakahala [·oi ·maka·hala]  n. a chili pepper (Capsicum annuum cv. 'abbreviatum') that is nearly round and about 2.5 cm in length. (Neal 742)PLA

nīoi lei [·oi lei]  n. a kind of red pepper, with red, cherryshaped fruits, used for leis. Possibly some kind of cherry pepper (Capsicum annuum cv. 'cerasiforme'). (Neal 742)PLA LEI

nīoi līpoa [·oi līpoa]  n. a small variety of hot chili pepper. lit., seaweed nīoi. SWD

nīoi loloa [·oi loloa]  n. the long, narrow, hot chili pepper. lit., long nīoi.

nīoi niho puaʻa [·oi niho puaʻa]  n. a chili pepper about 8 or 10 cm long and curved like a hog's tusk. lit., hog-tusk nīoi.

nīoi nunui [·oi nunui]  n. large peppers, much liked by Hawaiians in relishes. lit., big nīoi.

nīoi pekela, nīoi betela [·oi pekela]  n. betel nut. Eng.

nīoi pepa [·oi pepa]  n. chili pepper (Capsicum annuum cv. 'longum'), grown for its hot, peppery-tasting fruits, which are red, narrow, 7.5 cm long or more. (Neal 742)PLA

nīoi pūʻaluʻalu [·oi pūʻaluʻalu]  same as nīoi pūhaʻuhaʻu.

nīoi pūhaʻuhaʻu [·oi ·haʻu·haʻu]  n. the bell or sweet pepper (Capsicum anuum cv. 'grossum') with large mild-flavored fruits which are eaten when green. lit., puffed. also nīoi ʻaluʻalu, nioi pūʻaluʻalu. (Neal 742)PLA

nioke  n. ebbing, receding, of the tide. (Kep. 103)

niole  vi. to eat without relish; to pick at food without appetite. cf. mīnole. rare. FOO

nīʻole  vs. toothless. ( is short for niho.) BOD

niolo₁  vs. upright, straight; stately; tall and straight as a tree without branches; sharply peaked, as mountains. fig., righteous, correct. TRE

niolo₂  vs. drowsy, sleepy.

Niolopa  placename. place and old part of Nuʻuanu Valley, Honolulu. (Sterling and Summers 6:189.)

niolopua₁ [niolo·pua]  vs. handsome.

he kanaka niolopuaa handsome person

Niolopua₂ [niolo·pua]  n. the god of sleep. fig., sleep. see ex. ʻoni₁.

Hoʻi akula e moe i ka moe a Niolopua.Return to sleep the sleep of Niolopua [death]. (ON 2167)

Ua kui lima akula au me Niolopua.I went off hand-in-hand with Niolopua [went to sleep].

ua laʻi me Niolopuapeaceful with Niolopua [sleepy]

Niolopua  placename. drive, upper Nuʻuanu, Honolulu, named for Mrs. Rowena Niolopua Dowsett Turner. (TM). lit.: handsome, beautiful. Niolopua was a god of sleep.

nīpeʻa [·peʻa]  vt. to tie or bind together. Kauaʻi.

nipo₁  vs. to yearn for; to be in love with; to love, desire, long for. see ex. ninipo. CN

hoʻonipoto make love, court, woo, yearn for

ʻO ka holu nape a ka lau o ka niu, hoʻonipo ana i ke ehu kai.Swaying dipping of the coconut leaves, making love in the sea spray. (song)

nipo₂  drowsy, languid, sleepy.

E hoʻonipo ʻia ana e ka hiamoe iki.Made drowsy by a light sleep.

hoʻonipoto cause sleepiness, make drowsy

Nipoa  var. spelling of Nīpona, Nippon...

nipoa₁  pas/imp. of nipo₁, to yearn for, to be in love with..., nipo₂, drowsy, languid, sleepy.... FIS

he iʻa ua nipoa i ka ʻauhuhua fish drugged by ʻauhuhu poison [a victim of sorcery] (ON 616)

Nipoa₂  nvs. Nippon; Japanese. G

nīpolo₁ [·polo]  vt. to drum and chant at the same time. rare. MUS

nīpolo₂ [·polo]  vs. sick, weak. cf. nipo₂. rare. ILL

Nīpona [·pona]  nvs. Nippon; Japanese. Eng. G

Nīpona, Nipoa  n. Nippon. G

niponipo [nipo·nipo]  redup. of nipo₁, yearn for, nipo₂, drowsy... [hoʻoniponipo: Ka ʻiʻini nui ʻana a i ʻole ka lilo ʻana i ka manaʻo pilialoha no kekahi poʻe.]

nīpuʻu [·puʻu]  same as hīpuʻu, to tie knots

Nīpuʻu paʻa ʻia me ʻoe, ke aloha o kāua.Bound fast to you is our love. (song)

nīpuʻupuʻu [·puʻu·puʻu]  knotted, knotty. redup. of nīpuʻu;

nitarahate [nitara·hate]  n. nitrate. Eng. SCI

nitarahite [nitara·hite]  n. nitrite. Eng. SCI

niterate  var. spelling of nikelake, nitrate...

niu.jpgborder=0niu₁  n. the coconut (Cocos nucifera), a common palm in tropical islands of the Pacific and warm parts of eastern Asia; coconut meat or oil. Hawaiians used all parts of the tree. (Neal 119–2l). Coconut water and coconut cream (the white liquid squeezed front ripe grated coconuts) were both called wai niu and wai o ka niu. In (For. 5:596) niu ā wali was translated 'milk of the coconut'. [(MP) PPn *niu, coconut palm (Cocos nucifera)]CN PLA TRE

Ē niu, ē kūlolo.O coconut, O coconut pudding [said of one who talks too much; see niu kūlolo].

Niu moe a Kalapana.The supine coconut palm of Kalapana. [Young trees were bent over and made to grow crookedly, in order to commemorate great events; two of such trees were at Kalapana in 1950].

niu₂  S  vs. spinning, whirling, dizzy. cf. niniu, niua, niuniu, make ulu niu. [(OC) PPn *liu, turn round]

Niu  placename. ridge and valley, Waimea district, Kauaʻi. Land division, Kaupō, Maui. Subdivision of Honolulu, land division, valley, and intermediate school, Koko Head qd., Oʻahu. lit.: coconut.

niua  S   pas/imp. of niu₂, 'spinning, whirling, dizzy', with connotations of niuniu, niniu [Pn(NP) *niwa, giddy, dizzy] [Ka hoʻopōniuniu ʻia ʻana; ka lilo loa ʻana o ka manaʻo a kau ma kekahi manaʻo hoʻokahi. Ka pōniuniu ʻana, ka ʻoni ʻana o ka naʻau no ke aloha nui i kekahi mea.],

He kaʻao hoʻoniua puʻuwai no Kamiki.A heart-stirring story about Kamiki.

hoʻoniuato cause to spin, whirl, stir

Ua niua maka.Eyes were fascinated. (also used unfavorably in (2 Pet. 2.14) : Ua niua nā maka i nā wāhine moekolohe, eyes made dizzy [or shocked] by adulterous women).

niu ʻākaʻa [niu ʻā·kaʻa]  var. of niu ʻōkaʻa.

niuaua [ni·ua·ua]  S  vs. somewhat dizzy; sad, unlucky. cf. niua.

Niue  n. Niue. Eng. [+]G

niu haku  n. sprouting coconut. CN

niu haku  n. sprouting coconut or one with eye emerging. cf. haku. CN

niu haohao [niu hao·hao]  see haohao₂, soft meat that can be scooped from young coconuts...

Niuhelewai [Niu-hele-wai]  placename. old part of Honolulu, site of a battle in which Kahekili of Maui defeated Kahahana of Oʻahu; a stream here was choked with corpses (Alexander, 1891:123). (For. 4:575.) see Kolekole. lit.: coconut going [in] water.

niuhi.jpgborder=0niuhi  n. man-eating shark, Carcharodon carcharias; any Hawaiian shark longer than 3.5 m is probably a niuhi. Catching niuhi was the game of chiefs; it was a dangerous sport and special techniques were used. Its flesh was taboo to women. see ex. holopapa₂, kāpapa₂. [Pn(EP) *niufi, shark species] [He ʻano manö ʻai kanaka o ke kai lipolipo o ka moana nona nā maka ʻā ʻōmaʻomaʻo.]₁₄FIS SPO

niu hiwa  n. a variety of coconut, with husk of fruit dark green when mature and shell black. Used ceremonially, medicinally, and for cooking. lit., dark. (HP 190) [He niu i ʻōmaʻomaʻo ka hua ke pala.]₁₄CN

niu hua lau  n. a variety of coconut, with very numerous small, sweet fruits. lit., coconut with many fruit. CN

Niu Iki  placename. circle, Niu Valley, Honolulu. lit.: little Niu.

niu kaʻa  same as niu ʻōkaʻa, shriveled, dry coconut meat separated from the shell...

niu kahiki  n. date palm. lit., foreign coconut. CN

Niukūkahi [Niu--kahi]  placename. ancient surfing area, Kahului qd., Maui. (Finney-Houston 28). lit.: coconut standing alone.

niu kuli  S  n. a disease characterized by loss of hearing and dizziness, perhaps Ménière's disease. lit., dizzy [and] deaf.

niu kūlolo [niu ·lolo]  interj. stop talking! lit., coconut-pudding. see niu₁. CN

niu lelo  n. a variety of coconut with fruit reddish and shell yellow, used in many ways, but not ceremonially or medicinally. lit., yellow coconut. (HP 190) [He niu i melemele ka hua ke pala.]CN

Niuliʻi [Niu-liʻi]  placename. village, land division and stream, Kohala and Waipiʻo qds., Hawaiʻi. Reservoir, Lualualei, Oʻahu. lit.: small coconut.

niu lolokaʻa₁ [niu lolo·kaʻa]  same as niu ʻōkaʻa, shriveled, dry coconut meat separated from the shell...

niu lolokaʻa₂ [niu lolo·kaʻa]  S  n. dizziness.

niu lolokia  coconut stem (EH)

niu maloʻo  n. copra, dry coconut meat. CN

Niumalu [Niu-malu]  placename. small beach area just north of Huliheʻe Palace, Kailua, Hawaiʻi (Ii 110, 118). Beach park and land division, Līhuʻe, Kauaʻi. Land sections, Kaupō and Hāna qds., Maui. Before 1954 there was a hotel by this name near the site of the Hawaiian Village Hotel, Waikīkī, Honolulu. lit.: shade [of] coconut trees.

niuniu₁ [niu·niu]  vs. rich, oily, as fat food.

niuniu₂ [niu·niu]  unlucky, unfortunate. same as niniu;

He niuniu kaʻu i nehinei.I had bad luck yesterday.

Ua hoʻomāʻona wau i ʻuhane apau i niuniu.I have replenished every sorrowful soul. (Ier. 31.25)

niu ʻōkaʻa [niu ʻō·kaʻa]  n. shriveled, dry coconut meat separated from the shell; a nut with loose meat. lit., rolling coconut. CN

niu Polapola [niu pola·pola]  n. a variety of coconuts with large nuts. lit., Borabora or Tahitian coconut. CN

niu wali  coconut cream (EH)

na    ne    ni    no    nu       -top-

no

noa    noan    noao    noap    nobl    noe    noea    noek    noel    noen    noeo    noeu    noha    nohe    nohi    noho    nohu    noi    noia    noie    noih    noii    noik    noil    noim    noin    noio    noka    noke    noki    noko    noku    nola    nole    noli    nolo    nolu    nome    nomi    nona    none    noni    nono    nonu    noo    nooa    nool    noon    noou    nopa    nopi    nopo    nopu    nore    noro    nota    note    noti    nou    noua    noui    noul    noun    noup    nova    now    nowa    nowe    

no-  var. spelling of nō-, stative prefixes...

no  prep. of, for, because of, belonging to, in behalf of, honoring, to, for, from, resulting from, concerning, about. see na. (Gram. 9.11)   [Pn(EP) *no, belonging to, from, of]

He lio no Pua.A horse for Pua.

He mele no ka lani.A song for the chief.

No laila lākou?They are from there?

nō-, no-  stative prefixes. (Gram. 6.3.2)  

nō₁  nvi.
  • seepage; to leak, ooze, seep,
  • sink.

nō₂  n. fifth note on the musical scale, so. MUS

  n. so, the fifth note on the musical scale. see pākōlī. MUS

nō₃  intensifying part. Very, quite, fairly, anyway. (Maikaʻi nō is less emphatic than maikaʻi loa, 'very good'.) (Gram. 7.5)   PCP *noo.

ʻAʻole au e ʻae.I won't agree.

E hana mua ʻia ana ka alanui.The road will actually be made first.

Eia aʻe !So here [he] is!

Inā maopopo ʻole, kākau .If [you] don't understand, write anyway.

Inā au e make nou.If only I had died for you.

Maikaʻi .Quite good, very good, fairly good.

ʻOia .So that's it; that's so.

Pehea ʻoe? Maikaʻi .How are you? Oh, all right.

Ua ʻike ʻoe.You do know.

Ua koe naʻe ke ola.Yet life remains.

noa₁  nvs. freed of taboo, released from restrictions, profane; freedom. bc [(EO) PPn *noa, be common, worthless]

He aliʻi noa au loa.A chief who frees [his people] from taboo for a long time.

hoʻonoato cause to cease, as a taboo; to free from taboo; to repeal, revoke; to adjourn, as a meeting; to prostitute, as one's daughter (Oihk. 19.29)

noaweekday

Ua wehe ʻākea ʻia ka noa o wahi apau o ke kūlanakauhale.The restrictions on all parts of the city were opened up completely.

noa  see kī noa, free throw (basketball)... SPO

noa₂  n. commoner; formerly, the offspring of the marriage of a piʻo, naha, or nīʻaupiʻo aristocrat with a person without rank or possibly of papa rank. bc

noʻa₁  n. stone or small piece of wood used in the games of pūhenehene and noʻa. SPO

Kolekole ka noʻa.Red is the noʻa. [The secret is out.] (ON 1832)

noʻa₂  n.v. a game in which the noʻa was hidden under bundles of tapa and the players guessed where it was; to play this game. fig., secret thoughts or plans. (Malo 225–6)TAP SPO

noʻa₃  vs. colored, as color streak in pearl shell. cf. noʻenoʻe. COL

nōʻā  {nō- + ʻā₁} vs. constantly burning, of fire; unquenchable, as a volcano; dried up, as land in drought. see ex. noʻao. VOL

hoʻonōʻāto cause a burning

Ke nōʻā i ka uka o Hāmākua.Raging fire inland of Hamakua. (FS 285)

noanoa [noa·noa]  same as noa₂, commoner; formerly, the offspring of the marriage of a piʻo, naha...

Kahuna noanoa.A priest not of high rank.

-noanoa 

hoʻonoanoato free from taboo

noʻao  nvs. fiery, hot; heat. MUS

ʻO Kauholanui ke kapuahi noʻao, nōʻā wela i ke kapu.Kauholanui the hot fire place, burning hot with taboo. (chant)

noʻa paheʻe  S  n. game in which noʻa pebbles were pitched as quoits. lit., sliding noʻa. SPO

Noble  placename. lane, Kapālama section, Honolulu, named for John Avery Noble, of English-Hawaiian ancestry, who was first a jockey for William Cornwell on Maui and later a salesman. His wife was Elizabeth Kapeka McCandless; they were parents of Johnny Noble, a musician and composer born in 1892. (TM)

noe₁  nvi. mist, fog, vapor, rain spray; to form a mist; to settle gently as mist (poetic); misty. perhaps PEP *ngoʻe; cf. Easter ngoʻe. [He ua makaliʻi loa o nā paka ua.]₁₄WIN

Noe ke ʻala o ka lehua.Misty is the fragrance of the lehua.

Noe wale mai ke aloha i kuʻu lei aʻu i haku ai.Love alights like mist over the lei I have woven.

ua noemisty rain

Noe₂  n. a rare name for the northeast tradewind (Moaʻe). WIN

noʻe  same as noʻenoʻe, printed, of tapa; colored....; quiet, sedate...

noʻeau [noʻe·au]  vs. clever, skillful, dexterous, wise, artistic, talented, expert, technical. bc

He wahine noʻeau i ka haku lei hulu.A woman skillful at making feather leis.

ʻōlelo noʻeauwise or entertaining proverb, saying

Noʻeau  placename. street, Wilhelmina Rise, Honolulu, named for an Inter-Island steamer. (TM). lit.: clever.

noʻeau hoʻokele [noʻe·au hoʻo·kele]  n. management, administrative skill.

noʻeau hoʻokele waiwai [noʻe·au hoʻo·kele wai·wai]  n. estate management, economics.

noʻeau ka hana ʻana  good workmanship (EH)

noe kolo  n. creeping mist. WIN

Noela  n. Noel. Eng.

Noela  placename. street and place, Waikīkī, Honolulu. (TM). lit.: Noel.

Noelani [Noe-lani]  placename. elementary school, Mānoa, Honolulu. lit.: heaven mist.

noelo, nowelo  vi. to delve, seek, as for knowledge. [Ka noiʻi ʻana ma ka ʻimi naʻauao.]MUS

Nāu i noiʻi noelo aku, pau pali paʻa i ka ʻike ʻia.You sought and searched for wisdom, all the solid cliffs were seen. (chant for Kalākaua)

Noelo i ka pili ʻaoʻao.Seeking ways and means, of being at [her] side. (song)

noenoe [noe·noe] 
  • gray-haired;
  • to feel foggy due to intoxication, befogged.
 
redup. of noe; [kānoenoe: Noenoe, kāhiʻo, kāhiʻohiʻo. Ka ʻona ʻana o ke kanaka i ka lama a ʻawa paha.]

hoʻonoenoeredup. of hoʻonoe. cf. lāʻau hoʻonoenoe

Ua kīʻaha paha , ke noenoe mai nei.Maybe he's touched a glass, the one here who is so befogged.

noʻenoʻe₁ [noʻe·noʻe]  vs. printed, of tapa; colored. cf. kīhei ʻaʻahu noʻenoʻe. TAP COL

noʻenoʻe₂ [noʻe·noʻe]  vs. quiet, sedate. [Noho mālie.]₁₄FIS

Noho mālie, like me ka hilu, he iʻa noʻenoʻe.Sitting quietly like the hilu, a quiet fish.

nōeo [·eo]  var. spelling of nōweo, bright.

noeuahi [noe·uahi]  n. haze, as after a volcanic eruption. lit., smoke mist. VOL WIN

noeʻula  nvs. pink mist, as that about the rainbow; redor sore-eyed, as from going in the sea. WIN

ka maka noe ʻula i ke kaieyes reddened by the sea

nohā  var. of nahā, cracked, broken... [Ka wāwahi ʻia ʻana o kekahi mea a waiho ʻia he mau ʻāpana liʻiliʻi. Ka nahā ʻana, ʻo ia hoʻi, ka wāwahi ʻia ʻana a he mau ʻāpana liʻiliʻi.],₁₀

nohae  {no- + hae₃} S   var. of nahae, torn, rent...

nōhaehae [·hae·hae]  S   var. of nāhaehae, redup. of nahae, torn, rent... [Ka nahae nui ʻana o kekahi mea.]₁₀

nōhāhā [··]  var. of nāhāhā, redup. of nahā, cracked, broken... [Like ka manaʻo me “nohā".]

nōhāhā liʻiliʻibroken into bits

Pau i ka nōhāhā niho pōhaku i pani ʻia.The interlocking stones that had dammed [the stream] were torn apart. (For. 5:513)

nohea  nvs. handsome, pretty, lovely, of fine appearance; a handsome or fine looking person . [PPn *ŋose, agreeable] [Ka uʻi.]₁₇

He nohea ʻoe i kuʻu makayou are lovely in my eyes (song)

no hea  S  interj. from where?, whence?

nohenohea₁ [nohe·nohea]  redup. of nohea, handsome, pretty, lovely... (UL 41)

nohenohea₂ [nohe·nohea]  same as noenoe, gray-haired; befogged... WIN

I i ka uahi nohenohea i ka nahele.Darkened by the smoke spreading like fog in the forest. (prayer)

noheʻo  mischievous, mischief; rascal. (And.)

nohi  S  vs. bright-colored, vivid, as the rainbow. cf. kīnohi. [Ka ikaika o nā waihoʻoluʻu, e like paha me nā waihoʻoluʻu o ke ānuenue.]WIN COL

nōhie [·hie]  vs. simple, basic, uncomplicated. cf. nōhihi, complex... [PPn *ŋaofie, easily, without difficulty]

nōhihi [·hihi]  vs. complex. cf. nōhie, simple...

nohili  vs. tedious, slow. cf. hili₂.

Nohili  placename. small area and point in Barking Sands beach, Kauaʻi. Street, Hawaiʻi Kai, Honolulu.

nohinohi [nohi·nohi]  S   redup. of nohi, bright-colored, vivid...

-noho  (Malo 79)

hoʻonohobone hooks lashed together

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noho

see below...

  noho hali pēpē - (baby) stroller
  noho₁ - seat, chair, stool, bench, pew, saddle.
      noho aliʻi - throne, reign, chieftainship, tenure as chief, rule; to reign, act as chief.
      noho aloha - mercy seat (Heb. 9.5); on friendly terms; dwelling at peace; friendly relationship.
      noho ʻāmana - pack saddle. lit., y-shaped crosspiece saddle.
      noho ʻāmana - pack saddle.
      noho hikikiʻi - chair that tilts backward.
      noho hoʻokolokolo - judgment seat.
      noho huila - wheel chair.
      noho ʻie - wicker chair.
      noho kahakai - beach chair
      noho kālele - armchair.
      noho kapakahi - sidesaddle.
      noho kū - straight chair.
      noho kū - stool without a back. lit., standing chair.
      noho liʻiliʻi - stool (seat)
      noho lima - armchair
      noho lio - saddle.
      noho lōʻihi₁ - bench, settee.
      noho lua - toilet seat.
      noho moe - couch, divan.
      noho ʻopiʻopi - folding chair.
      noho paikikala - bicycle seat.
      noho pailaka - cockpit (airplane)
      noho paipai - rocking chair. rocking horse HE
      noho piʻi mauna - lift, as a ski lift. lit., chair (for) ascending mountains.
      noho pokakaʻa - swivel chair.
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          haʻalele noho aliʻi - to abdicate a throne.
          hoʻopaʻa noho - reserve a seat.
          kua noho - seat back.
          lio holo noho - saddle horse.
          ʻōmoʻo noho - bleachers. lit., ridge (of) seats.
          ʻoʻoma noho - leather covering of stirrups.
          pahu noho - box, as at a theater.
          pale noho - seat cover.
          papa noho - bench.
          wehewehe i ka noho lio - unsaddle
  noho₂ - to live, reside, inhabit, occupy (as land), dwell, stay, tarry, ....
      noho ʻahaʻaha - sit haughtily
      noho ʻana - conduct, bearing, deportment, treatment, condition, way of life, term of office, ....
      noho ʻana nihinihi - same as noho lihilihi, strict way of life...
      noho aupuni - to rule; a reign, ruler.
      noho haku - to boss
      noho hale - house occupant, owner, sitter, appointee, legatee; to act in such ....
      noho hana ʻole - to be unemployed, inactive; to sit alone.
      noho hauʻoli - live a happy life
      noho hele - to sojourn briefly and then go on elsewhere; to travel with brief stopovers.
      noho hoʻohana - to act or serve as manager
      noho hoʻokahi - live alone, lone, solitude
      noho hoʻokīkiʻi - sit up, as a dog
      noho hoʻoponopono ʻole - to sit carelessly
      noho ʻia - inhabited, populated
      noho iki - tarry
      noho i lalo - sit down. In olden times it was not polite to say sit down; one was not supposed to ....
      noho kaʻawale - to live apart. see also plural.
      noho kai - dweller on the seashore; to live by the sea.
      noho kakaʻikahi ʻia - sparsely inhabited
      noho kanaka - to serve under.
      noho kāne - to marry, of a woman; to live with a man.
      noho kāpae - sidesaddle; to ride sidesaddle. Fig., to have an illicit love affair.
      noho ke aka - to cast a reflection
      noho keʻe - to stir up disagreement, opposition
      noho keiki - to be a child.
      noho kukuli - to sit on bended knees
      noho leo ʻole - keep still
      noho lihilihi - strict way of life, rigid observance of taboos; rigid way of sitting during ....
      noho like - symbiotic. lit., live together.
      noho loa - to remain long, permanently.
      noho lōʻihi₂ - to stay long.
      noho malalo - submissive
      noho male - to be married; wedlock.
      noho male ʻole - to remain unmarried; spinsterhood, bachelorhood.
      noho maleʻole - var. spelling of noho male ʻole, to remain unmarried; spinsterhood, bachelorhood.
      noho mālie - see mālie, calm, quiet...
      noho malihini - sojourn
      noho mana - wield power
      noho manuahi - adulterous, to live with a mate out of wedlock
      noho me ka hauʻoli - to be happy
      noho nihi - diplomacy
      noho nihinihi - etiquette
      noho niʻo - a pretense to knowledge or skill; bluff, false front. also poupou noho ....
      noho nui ʻia - densely inhabited, densely populated
      noho ʻoihana - office or job holder...
      noho ʻole ʻia - uninhabited
      noho paʻa - to live permanently; to settle down; to be established.
      noho paʻa ʻole i ka ʻāina - migratory
      noho papa₁ - arranged in order, as feathers in a hatband, shingles on a roof; placed in rows or ....
      noho papa₂ - to dwell in one place for generations.
      noho papa ʻana - sequence
      noho pāpio - sit with feet together and to one side, of women
      noho pōʻino - parasitic. lit., harmful living (together).
      noho pololei - to sit properly, straight.
      noho pololei ʻole - slouch
      noho pōlulu - commensalism.
      noho pōmaikaʻi - mutualism. lit., beneficial living (together).
      noho pono - sitting properly, behaving well; moral deportment; morality.
      noho ponoʻana - morality
      noho pū - to sit quietly or dejectedly.
      noho pū ʻana - marriage
      noho uka - upland dweller; to live inland.
      noho wahine - to marry, of a man; to live with a woman.
      noho wale - to do nothing; to be idle or inactive; to sit alone.
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          ʻāina noho kahu ʻia - trust territory.
          akua noho - a spirit that takes possession of people and speaks through them as a medium.
          hākōkō noho - ancient type of sitting wrestling, the object being to topple over the opponent; to ....
          hale noho - dwelling house, residence.
          hale noho - residence.
          hale noho haumāna - residence hall, dormitory, as at a school. lit., house where students live.
          hoa noho - neighbor, one who lives with or near another.
          hula noho - any sitting hula; to perform such.
          ikehu noho - potential energy. lit., possessed energy.
          kahi noho - residence, address.
          kanaka noho mehameha - person living alone, hermit.
          kāne noho pū - common-law husband.
          kapu ā noho - same as kapu noho, taboo requiring everyone to sit in the presence of a chief...
          kapu noho - taboo requiring everyone to sit in the presence of a chief, or when his food ....
          keʻena noho - apartment.
          kuhina noho - minister resident.
          kula noho paʻa - boarding school. lit., school staying fixed.
          luna noho - chairman.
          luna noho - incumbent, i.e. the holder of a political office.
          makani noho - spirit that possesses a medium and speaks through him. lit., spirit that takes ....
          malihini noho loa - permanent resident, as an alien residing in one country over an extended period of ....
          mea noho - dweller, occupant
          mea noho kuleana ʻole - squatter
          nalo meli noho hale - drone bee. lit., house-staying honey bee.
          palapala noho - residency permit (for foreigners in 1852).
          pono nō ika noho - shiftless
          poupou noho niʻo - same as noho niʻo, pretense of knowledge...
          pūpū noho - a marine shell (no data). lit., sitting shell.
          ʻuhane noho - a spirit possessing a person completely and talking through him.
          wahine noho kula - an endemic shrub (Isodendrion hawaiiense) in the violet family, having the ....
          wahine noho mauna - an endemic fern (Adenophorus tamariscinus), with finely subdivided ....
          wahine noho pū - mistress, common-law wife
          wahi noho - dwelling place, address.
          wahi noho - residence.
          wahi noho kokoke - neighborhood
          wahi noho like o ka poʻe - community
          wahi noho o ke kanikela - consulate
          waiwai ʻāina noho kahu - land trust. lit., administered land property.
          waiwai noho kahu - trust, i.e. title to property legally held by one party for the benefit of a certain ....
  noho₃ - possession of a medium by a spirit or god; possessed; to possess.
      noho hoʻohihi - possession by a spirit that has taken a fancy (hoʻohihi) to the recipient, ....
      noho ʻū - grief-stricken
  noho₄ - a strong negative following mai.
  noho₅ - retention, especially as referring to students remaining in a school or program.

noho₁  n. seat, chair, stool, bench, pew, saddle. bc

noho kulagolden throne

noho₂  vt.
  • to live, reside, inhabit, occupy (as land), dwell,
  • stay, tarry,
  • marry,
  • sit, be in session;
  • to be, act as;
  • to rule or reign (usually but not always followed by a qualifier, as noho moku, to rule a district).
bc [(OC) PPn *nofo, sit, dwell]

He kānāwai e hoʻonoho ana i aupuni.An act to provide a government.

hoʻonohoto take up residence; to install, establish, provide, seat, locate, arrange, pack, regulate, convey, carry, appoint; to place in authority; to set, as type

hoʻonoho ʻalucf. ʻalu

hoʻonoho i ka pākaukauto set a table

hoʻonoho iwito set bones; a bone setter

hoʻonoho kahuinstallation of a pastor

hoʻonoho kēpauto set type

ikehu nohopotential energy

luna nohoincumbent, i.e. the holder of a political office

mīkini hoʻonoho hua paʻi palapalalinotype machine

noho ʻiainhabited

noho liketo live in unity, with equal rights

noho mālieto keep quiet, remain still

noho malihinito sojourn

noho me ka hauʻolito be happy

noho ʻoluʻoluto live comfortably

ʻO ʻOlopana ke aliʻi o ia e noho ana ma Oʻahu nei.ʻOlopana was the chief of this time ruling here on Oʻahu. (FS 197)

Ua noho ka ʻaha.The court is in session.

noho₃  nvt. possession of a medium by a spirit or god; possessed; to possess. bc PPN *nofo.

Akua noho.God that posseses.

hoʻonohoto summon a spirit to possess

Ua noho ʻo Pele i luna o ʻAne.Pele possessed Annie.

noho₄  vs. a strong negative following mai. bc

Mai noho ʻoe ā kolohe i kaʻu mea hana.Don't you dare disturb my work.

noho₅  vi. retention, especially as referring to students remaining in a school or program. see painoho.[+]

He nui ka pākēneka o ka noho ʻana o haumāna ma kēlā kula.The student retention rate at that school is high.

noho ʻahaʻaha  sit haughtily (EH)

noho aliʻi  nvt. throne, reign, chieftainship, tenure as chief, rule; to reign, act as chief.

noho aloha  nvs. mercy seat (Heb. 9.5) ; on friendly terms; dwelling at peace; friendly relationship.

noho ʻāmana [noho ʻā·mana]  n. pack saddle. lit., y-shaped crosspiece saddle.

noho ʻāmana [noho ʻā·mana]  n. pack saddle. Eng.

noho ʻana  n. conduct, bearing, deportment, treatment, condition, way of life, term of office, stay.

E holo ʻoe i Hawaiʻi e nānā ai i ka ʻāina, i ke kanaka, a me laila noho ʻana.Go to Hawaiʻi, examine the land, the people, and the local way of life. (FS 183)

kona noho ʻanahis stay

Pēlā ka noho ʻinoʻino ʻana o Hākau ʻUmi.Such was the cruel treatment of Hākau to ʻUmi. (FS 125)

noho ʻana nihinihi  same as noho lihilihi, strict way of life...

nohoanu [noho·anu]  n. native geraniums (Geranium spp.), shrubs and small trees found only at high altitudes in Hawaiʻi. They have small, ovate, green or silvery leaves, edged or tipped with teeth, and reddish or white flowers. lit., cold dwelling. cf. hinahina₄. PLA TRE FLO

noho aupuni [noho au·puni]  nvt. to rule; a reign, ruler. (FS 169)

o kona noho aupuni ʻana.The days of his reign.

noho haku  to boss (EH)

noho hale  n.v.
  • house occupant, owner, sitter,
  • appointee, legatee; to act in such capacity;
  • fig., ashes.
 
. see ex. ʻimihale₁.

noho hali pēpē  (baby) stroller

noho hana ʻole  vi. to be unemployed, inactive; to sit alone.

noho hauʻoli  live a happy life (EH)

noho hele  nvi. to sojourn briefly and then go on elsewhere; to travel with brief stopovers. (FS 173)

noho hikikiʻi [noho hiki·kiʻi]  n. chair that tilts backward. (Kel. 136)

noho hoʻohana  to act or serve as manager (EH)

noho hoʻohihi [noho hoʻo·hihi]  n. possession by a spirit that has taken a fancy (hoʻohihi) to the recipient, perhaps causing him to act strangely.

noho hoʻokahi  live alone, lone, solitude (EH)

noho hoʻokīkiʻi  sit up, as a dog (EH)

noho hoʻokolokolo [noho hoʻo·kolo·kolo]  n. judgment seat.

noho hoʻoponopono ʻole  to sit carelessly (EH)

noho huila  n. wheel chair. ILL

nohoʻi, nō hoʻi  intensifying part. ( + hoʻi). (Gram. 7.5)  

Auē hoʻi.Oh oh.

ʻO au hoʻi.Really me.

nō hoʻi  var. spelling of nohoʻi, intensifying part. ( + hoʻi). AltSpel

noho ʻia  inhabited, populated (EH)

noho ʻie  n. wicker chair.

noho iki  tarry (EH)

noho i lalo  sit down. In olden times it was not polite to say sit down; one was not supposed to stand in presence of chiefs. (EH)

noho kaʻawale [noho kaʻa·wale]  v. to live apart. see also plural.

noho kahakai  n. beach chair (KAN)

noho kai  nvi. dweller on the seashore; to live by the sea.

noho kakaʻikahi ʻia  sparsely inhabited (EH)

noho kālele [noho ·lele]  n. armchair.

noho kanaka  v. to serve under.

Ua nui ka poʻe Kauaʻi i hoʻopaʻa mai lākou iho e noho kanaka aku no Pākaʻa.Many Kauaʻi people bound themselves as subjects of Pākaʻa. (Nak. 27)

noho kāne  v. to marry, of a woman; to live with a man.

noho kāpae [noho ·pae]  nvi.
  • sidesaddle; to ride sidesaddle.
  • fig., to have an illicit love affair.
 
. see also kāpae.

noho kapakahi [noho kapa·kahi]  n. sidesaddle.

noho ke aka  to cast a reflection (EH)

noho keʻe  to stir up disagreement, opposition (EH)

noho keiki  v. to be a child.

noho kū  n. straight chair.

noho   n. stool without a back. lit., standing chair.

noho kukuli  to sit on bended knees (EH)

noho leo ʻole  keep still (EH)

noho lihilihi [noho lihi·lihi]  n.v. strict way of life, rigid observance of taboos; rigid way of sitting during ceremonies; genteel deportment, etiquette; to observe proper decorum, circumspect conduct. same as noho ʻana nihinihi; (Kep. 125, 141)

noho liʻiliʻi  stool (seat) (EH)

noho like  vi. symbiotic. lit., live together. [+]SCI

noho lima  n. armchair (Aniani)

ʻĀleka e noho pupue ana ma kekahi kūʻono o ka noho lima nunuiwhile Alice was sitting curled up in a corner of the great armchair

noho lio  n. saddle.

Noholoa [Noho-loa]  n. North Star. STA

noho loa  nvi. to remain long, permanently.

malihini noho loapermanent resident, as an alien residing in one country over an extended period of time

noho lōʻihi₁  n. bench, settee.

noho lōʻihi₂  vi. to stay long.

noho lua  n. toilet seat. cf. ipu lua.

noho malalo  submissive (EH)

noho male  n.v. to be married; wedlock.

noho maleʻole  n.v. var. spelling of noho male ʻole, to remain unmarried; spinsterhood, bachelorhood. AltSpel

noho male ʻole, noho maleʻole  n.v. to remain unmarried; spinsterhood, bachelorhood.

nohomālie [noho··lie]  n. the yellow oleander or be-still tree (Thevetia peruviana), an ever-blooming shrub or small tree from tropical America, with long narrow leaves and yellow funnel-shaped flowers. All parts of the plant are poisonous to eat. lit., be still. (Neal 693)PLA TRE FLO

noho mālie [noho ·lie]  see mālie, calm, quiet...

noho malihini  sojourn (EH)

noho mana  wield power (EH)

noho manuahi  adulterous, to live with a mate out of wedlock (EH)

noho me ka hauʻoli  to be happy (EH)

noho moe  n. couch, divan.

nohona  n. residence, dwelling, seat, mode of life, existence, relationship. PEP *nofonga. CAN

He nohona kūʻēʻē ka makua kāne me ke keiki.There is a strained relationship between father and son.

Nohona kuhina.Residence of the minister; embassy.

nohona waʻacanoe thwart, seat

Ua laʻi ka nohona.Life is peaceful.

nohona ʻāpono ʻole ʻia  to live together illicitly (EH)

nohona hauʻoli  happy life (EH)

nohona home  EDU

mākau nohona homehome economics, as a course at school

nohona hoʻomaopopo ʻole  to live without sense of responsibility (EH)

nohona hoʻopili wale  living as a dependent (EH)

nohona kāne make  widowhood (EH)

nohona kuhina  embassy (EH)

nohona male  wedlock (EH)

nohona mehameha  solitude (EH)

Nohonani [Noho-nani]  placename. street, Waikīkī, Honolulu. lit.: sit daintily(a poetic phrase in the famous name song for Liliʻuokalani, "Liliʻu 'ē," and in a name song for Kīnaʻu; Elbert and Mahoe 45).

Nohonaohae [Nohona-o-Hae]  placename. hill, Waikīʻī qd., Hawaiʻi. lit.: dwelling of Hae.

nohona waʻa  canoe seat (EH)

noho nihi  diplomacy (EH)

noho nihinihi  etiquette (EH)

noho niʻo  n. a pretense to knowledge or skill; bluff, false front. also poupou noho niʻo, which Emerson (Malo 73) translates ‘tale-bearing’.

-nohonoho  SWP

hoʻonohonohoa variety of yam (uhi) having tuber with white flesh and red skin; vine and its wings green, petiole red, veins of blade red and green

nohonoho [noho·noho]  redup. of noho₂, seat, noho₃, reside... PPN *nofonofo.

hoʻonohonohoredup. of hoʻonoho, to take up residence, to install, establish, provide...; to pretend to be possessed by a spirit; to arrange, classify, organize

hoʻonohonoho ʻanaarrangement, system

hoʻonohonoho hoʻoliloto plan or budget expenses

hoʻonohonoho houto reorganize, rearrange

hoʻonohonoho i nohoto arrange the chairs

hoʻonohonoho papato classify

papa hoʻonohonoho kūlana hanaclassification board of positions

-nohonoho helu  CMP

hoʻonohonoho heluto calculate, compute, figure

nohonohopuʻuone [noho·noho·puʻu·one]  Niihau. same as hinahina₃, native heliotrope, a low, spreading beach plant, with narrow, clustered, silvery leaves and small, white, fragrant flowers... PLA

noho nui ʻia  densely inhabited, densely populated (EH)

nohoʻoihana  var. spelling of noho ʻoihana, office or job holder... AltSpel

noho ʻoihana, nohoʻoihana [noho ʻoi·hana]  office or job holder... see ʻoihana₁.

noho ʻole ʻia  uninhabited (EH)

noho ʻopiʻopi  n. folding chair.

noho paʻa  vi. to live permanently; to settle down; to be established.

hoʻonoho paʻacaus/sim

noho paʻa ʻole i ka ʻāina  migratory (EH)

noho paikikala [noho paiki·kala]  n. bicycle seat. CAR

noho pailaka  n. cockpit (airplane) (HE)

noho paipai [noho pai·pai]  n. rocking chair. rocking horse (HE)

hoʻoluli noho paipaito rock the rocking chair

noho papa₁  vs. arranged in order, as feathers in a hatband, shingles on a roof; placed in rows or regular formation, as soldiers.

hoʻonoho papato arrange, put in order

hoʻonoho papa i ka ʻōleloa talk thoroughly covering an entire subject

noho papa₂  vi. to dwell in one place for generations. [Ka noho ʻana o kekahi ʻohana ma kekahi ʻāina no nā hanauna he nu i.]

noho papa ʻana  sequence (EH)

noho pāpio  sit with feet together and to one side, of women (EH)

noho piʻi mauna  n. lift, as a ski lift. lit., chair (for) ascending mountains. SPO

noho pōʻino [noho ·ʻino]  vi. parasitic. lit., harmful living (together). [+]SCI

noho pokakaʻa [noho poka·kaʻa]  n. swivel chair.

noho pololei [noho polo·lei]  S  vi. to sit properly, straight.

noho pololei ʻoleto sit improperly, slouch

noho pololei ʻole  slouch (EH)

noho pōlulu [noho ·lulu]  vi. commensalism. [+]SCI

noho pōmaikaʻi [noho ·mai·kaʻi]  vi. mutualism. lit., beneficial living (together). [+]SCI

ʻO ka pilina o ka nalo meli me ka pua, he laʻana maikaʻi ia o ka noho pōmaikaʻi ʻana o ʻelua meaola.The relationship of bee and flower is a good example of mutualism between two organisms.

noho pono  nvi. sitting properly, behaving well; moral deportment; morality.

noho ponoʻana  morality (EH)

nohopū [noho·]  vi. to live together, especially out of wedlock; to cohabit.

noho pū  vi. to sit quietly or dejectedly.

noho pū ʻana  marriage (EH)

noho ʻū  grief-stricken (EH)

noho uka  nvi. upland dweller; to live inland.

noho wahine  v. to marry, of a man; to live with a woman.

noho wale  vi. to do nothing; to be idle or inactive; to sit alone. [1. noho me ka hana ʻole. 2. noho me ka mākaukau ʻole nō no ka paio aku.]₁₄

-nohu 

hoʻonohu₁to scowl, frown (AP)

hoʻonohu₂to reef, as the sails of a ship (AP)

nohu.jpgborder=0nohu₁  n. scorpionfish (Scorpaenopsis cacopsis and other scorpaenids) with poisonous spines. The fish is edible. [(MP) PPn *nofu, stonefish (Scorpaenopsis sp.)]FIS

nohu₂  n. a prostrate, hairy perennial (Tribulus cistoides), found on coasts of tropical regions around the world. It has spiny dry fruits, yellow five-petaled flowers; each leaf has about twelve leaflets. also nohunohu. (Neal 477)PLA FLO

nohu₃  n. a native variety of taro. also nohu ʻeleʻele, mākoko. see ex. hanoa. TAR

nohu₄  n. soft, porous stone, used in scouring. STO

Nohu  placename. street, ʻĀina Haina, Honolulu, named for a fish with poisonous spines or a low, hairy plant.

nohunohu [nohu·nohu]  same as nohu₁, fish, nohu₂, plant, nohu₄, stone...

nohu ʻomakaha [nohu ʻoma·kaha]  n. variety of nohu, (Scorpaenopsis diabolus). FIS

nohu pinao  lit., dragonfly nohu. variety of nohu;

nohu poʻo lāʻau  n. it was believed that its eggs hatched into sharks. lit., wooden-headed nohu. variety of nohu; FIS

noi  nvt. to ask for something, request, solicit, appeal, apply, make a motion, move, propose, plea; proposal, request, petition, motion (in documents of the 1860s, often preceded by the article ke). cf. nīnau, to ask a question, noinoi, nonoi. bc [Pn(EP) *noʻi, to ask for something, solicit] [Ka waiho ʻana i ka makemake i mua o ke kanaka i mea e hoʻokō ʻia ai ia makemake.]

hoʻonoicaus/sim

ka mea noithe applicant, petitioner

Ke noi aku nei au i kou ʻoluʻolu.I am asking a favor of you.

ma ka noi a Mr Mahelonaon motion of Mr. Mahelona

noi haʻahaʻato beg humbly, implore

noi mauto ask constantly, nag, importunate

palapala noi hoʻololi kānāwaiconstitutional initiative, i.e. a process by which one can propose an amendment by gathering signatures on a petition

noi ā koi  solicit (EH)

no ia mea  hence, for this reason, therefore (EH)

noʻiau [noʻi·au]  var. of noʻeau, clever, skillful...

Noʻiau ka hoe a Kamohoaliʻi.Skillful was the paddling of Kamohoaliʻi. (PH X)

noi e kala ʻia  to ask forgiveness (EH)

noiele [noi·ele]  vs. shaken, beaten, as by wind. MUS

I noiele, i ʻia e ka Lawakua, niua lolokaʻa ke poʻo o Hanalei.Shaken, beaten by the Lawakua wind, the head of Hanalei [Valley] reels with dizziness. (chant)

noi haʻahaʻa  humbly beg, implore (EH)

noi hele  vi. going about asking or begging from place to place.

noiʻi  vi. to seek knowledge or information; to investigate; investigation, examination, research, searching for even the smallest detail. [ʻImi i ka ʻike e pili ana i kekahi mea.]₁₄

ʻauhau noiʻia tax on every last item

kōmike noiʻireference committee

noiʻi  vt. investigation; to investigate; to research. cf. kūmole.

kanaka noiʻiresearcher

kanaka noiʻi ʻepekemascientific researcher

Ke noiʻi nei wau e pili ana i lāʻau lapaʻau like ʻole o kūpuna Hawaiʻi.I am doing research on the medicinal practices of the Hawaiian people of old.

puke noiʻireference or resource book, as an encyclopedia

puke noiʻi kūʻikenaencyclopedia

noiʻi ʻike hana lima o ke au i hala  archaeology (EH)

noiʻina  n. investigation, search, etc.

noiʻi ponoʻana o ke kūlana o ke kanaka  ethnology (EH)

nōiki [·iki]  n. alveolus, i.e. an air sac of the lungs, in anatomy. Māori ngōiti.. BOD

pūʻali nōikialveolar duct

noi kū  vt. to ask rudely, abruptly, point-blank.

noili  same as noʻeau, clever, skillful... rare. 

noi male, noi mare  nvt. proposal of marriage; to propose marriage.

noi mare  var. spelling of noi male, proposal of marriage...

noi mau  importunate, nag (EH)

noinoi [noi·noi]  redup. of noi, request...

noʻinoʻi₁ [noʻi·noʻi]  n. young of kawakawa, bonito. Usually called kīnaʻu. FIS

noʻinoʻi₂ [noʻi·noʻi]  vs. small, dwarfish, stunted. rare. 

noio  n. Hawaiian noddy tern (Anous tenuirostris melanogenys), smaller than noddy tern; subspecies is widespread in the Central Pacific. also ʻekiʻeki, laehina. [Pn(CE) *ŋoio, common noddy (Anous stolidus) (Clk): *go(o)io]BIR

noiʻo  var. of noiʻi, seek knowledge...

noio kōhā [noio ·]  n. noddy tern (Anous stolidus pileatus), larger than the tern, noio; sooty, except top of head, which is light gray. The name is possibly from noio kōhāhā, plump noio. [Pn(CE) *ŋoio, common noddy (Anous stolidus) (Clk): *go(o)io]

noka, nota  n. note. also noka kālā, nota dala. Eng.

nōkahea [·kahea]  vs. drainage; to have good drainage.

noka kālā  note (financial) (EH)

nōkali, notari [·kali]  nvt. notary; to notarize. Eng.

Nōkali no ka lehulehu.Notary public.

nōkali no ka lehulehu  notary public (EH)

no ka manawa  n. pro tem, pro tempore. GOV

pelekikena no ka manawapresident pro tem

no ka manawa pōkole  temporary (EH)

no ... ka mea  ownership (EH)

no ka mea  idiom. because, whereas (in legal documents), thereby; in informal correspondence, introducer of paragraphs with little meaning. lit., because of the thing. (Gram. 9.11)   PCP *no te mea. LAW IDI

no ka mea o  by means of (EH)

no ka ʻoi  var. spelling of nō ka ʻoi, this common sequence can only follow nouns, as in: AltSpel

nō ka ʻoi, no ka ʻoi  this common sequence can only follow nouns, as in: see ʻoi₂.

Maui ka ʻoi.Maui indeed is the best. (ON 2144)

noke  nvt. to persist, continue, repeat, persevere, keep on; perseverance, persistence. see ex. ʻeʻelekū. [Ka hoʻomau. Ka hoʻoikaika a hoʻomau ʻana ma luna o kekahi hana. Ka hoʻomau ʻana i ka hoʻoikaika i kekahi hana. nononoke: Like ka manaʻo me “noke,” koe he ʻelua a ʻoi poʻe e hana nei. Hoʻomau, mau ka hana. Ka hoʻomau ʻana aku. Ka hoʻomau ʻana i ka hana i loko nō paha o ka pilikia. Hoʻomau i loko nō o ka hana kūʻē.],,,₁₄,₁₇,₁₈,₁₉

E noke kāua i ka hana, a pau kēia.Let's persist in the work until this is finished.

hoʻonokecaus/sim

noke i ka nukukeep on scolding

nokea  pas/imp. of noke, persist...

nokeʻa  vs. overstuffed with food; filled, as a cup to the brim; packed full. rare. 

nōkea₁ [·kea]  var. of nākea, a goby. FIS

nōkea₂ [·kea]  {nō- + kea₁} vs. white-spotted, as the nākea, a fish. FIS

no ke aha  idiom. Why? . see aha. (Gram. 9.11)   PEP *no te afa. IDI

no kēia au  modern (EH)

nokekula, noketura [noke·kula]  n. water hen (RSV), swan (KJV). (Kanl. 14:16)

no ke kumu hea?  for what reason? (EH)

nōkele, notere [·kele]  same as nōkali, notary... Eng.

nokema, notema  n. juniper roots.

nokenoke [noke·noke]  redup. of noke, persist...

nokenoke i ke ʻaki i ke kuʻicontinued grinding of the teeth

nōkī [·]  vs. deep. MUS

I loko nōkī o ka ʻōpū, wāwahi hua o ka lani.Though deep within the womb, a high chief would break forth. (chant)

kau nōkī ka manaʻoconcentrate deeply

Nokinihama, Notinihama  n. Nottingham. G

nokonoko [noko·noko]  nvi. nervous anticipation and sensation that one is going to cough; to have such.

noku  var. of loku, downpour; pain...

nokule₁  vs. numb.

noho i ka wai a nokule ka ʻilistaying in the water until the skin was numbed

nokule₂  {no- + kule₁} same as kukule, listless. rare. 

nokunoku [noku·noku]  var. of lokuloku, downpour; pain...

nōlaʻelaʻe [·laʻe·laʻe]  {nō- + laʻelaʻe} same as mālaʻelaʻe, clear. (For. 6:378)

no laila  see laila, there, then...

no laila aku  thence (EH)

nole₁  vs. sickly, unhealthy. cf. mīnole, nīnole. rare. 

nole₂  vt. to annoy by overfamiliarity. cf. hole, pīhole. rare. 

Nolemaneki  Normandy (EH)

Nolepoka, Norefoka  n. Norfolk. G

Nolewai, Norewai [nole·wai]  nvs. Norway; Norwegian. Eng. G

Nolewai [nole·wai]  n. Norway; Norwegian, Norse. G

Ke kai ʻo NolewaiNorwegian Sea

Noleweke, Noreweke [nole·weke]  nvs. Norwegian. Eng. G

noliki  nvs. northeast. Eng.

nōlinolino [·lino·lino]  {nō- + linolino₁} var. of ʻōlinolino, shiny. MUS

ʻAno nōlinolino ka ʻiʻo kanaka i ke ahi.Human flesh is somewhat shiny in the fire [light]. (chant)

nolo₁  vs. filled full, crowded. FIS CAN

Nolo ka waʻa i ka iʻa; nolo ka ʻīlio i ka ʻuku.The canoe is full of fish; the dog is full of fleas.

nolo₂  same as nonō, to snore, gurgle... BOD

nolonolo [nolo·nolo]  redup. of nolo, filled full, crowded...; to snore, gurgle...

nolu₁  vs. springy, elastic, soft, yielding, boggy. cf. holu. [Pn(CE) *ŋoru, soft, slack, yielding]

hoʻonolucaus/sim

Nolu ka ihu o Hōpoe i ka makani.Yielding is the nose of Hōpoe [rock] to the wind [of a balancing rock].

nolu₂  vt. to cheat, deceive. PEP *ngolu. [Ka ʻāpuka me ka hoʻopunipuni.]₁₁

No ke aha ʻoukou e nolu mai ai ā puni mākou?Why have you beguiled us? (Ios. 9.22)

noluākaua [nolu·ā·kaua]  traitor; one born under one chief who fights for another. (And.)

nolu ehu  vs. softened and wet with mist and rain, as upland ferns. FER WIN

Nolu ehu luhe i ka palai.A soft mist dripping on drooping palai fern. (song)

-nolunolu  CAN

hoʻonolunolua name for the straight portion of a canoe rim (For. 5:612–3)

nolunolu₁ [nolu·nolu]  redup. of nolu₁, springy, elastic, soft, yielding, boggy... [Pn(CE) *ŋoru, soft, slack, yielding] [Nolu]₁₁PLA

Mauʻu nolunolu kohu lole weleweka.Soft grass like velvet cloth.

nolunolu₂ [nolu·nolu]  redup. of nolu₂, to cheat, deceive... PLA

nolu pē₁  S  vs. graceful bending, swaying, as of shrubs. PLA

nolu pē₂  vs. drenched. WIN FLO

Ohaoha pua i ka wai, i ka nolu i ka ua.Flowers thrive in the water, softened and drenched by the rain. (song)

nome  vt.
  • to eat a little at a time for a long time, as horses eating grass;
  • to munch along;
  • revolving or rolling along, as a wheel.
[Ka ʻoni ʻana a puni e like me ke kaʻa ʻana o ka huila o ke kaʻa.]FOO MUS

ʻAʻohe maʻi luku ʻē aʻe nāna e melu a nome aku, ʻo ka rama, moekolohe, like .No other destructive disease is as weakening and continuing as liquor, adultery, [and] such. (chant)

hoʻonometo cause to munch, move along

ʻŪhīʻūhā mai ana , ke nome aʻela Puna .Shish shish here [the fires of Pele], eating munching along through Puna. (song for Pele)

nomea  pas/imp. of nome, to eat a little at a time for a long time, as horses eating grass...

nomenome [nome·nome]  redup. of nome, eat a little at a time... FOO MUS

E hoʻonomenome ʻoe i waha ā hiki i ka e pau ai kuʻu oli ʻana.Mouth your words until I finish my chant.

hoʻonomenomeredup. of hoʻonome; to move the lips silently, as though speaking to oneself

Nōmilu  placename. cone and fishponds, Kōloa, Kauaʻi, said to have been made by Pele and guarded by Puhiʻula (red eel) and Puhipakapaka (scaly eel), both supernatural eels. During volcanic activity on Hawaiʻi, sulphur is smelled in these ponds. Hawaiians gathering salt there placed salt offerings on leaves for Pele. Valley, southeast Niʻihau.

nona  n.-poss. his, hers, its, for him, for her, for it (o-form). (Gram. 9.11)   bc PCP *nona.

Ke kanaka nona ka pāpale i lawe ʻia.The man whose hat was taken.

nona iho  himself (EH)

nonanona₁ [nona·nona]  n. ant (same as more common naonao). INS

Ka Nonanona.The Ant (see ʻānonanona). (Hawaiian newspaper 1841–5)

nonanona₂ [nona·nona]  n. gnat. INS

nonanona₃ [nona·nona]  n. many, a great many. [PPn *loŋa, large group, many] [Piha i ka poʻe e kukū ana a i kekahi mea ʻē aʻe paha.]₁₄

Nonanona kānaka i kahaone.Crowds of people on the beach. (Kel. 141)

none₁  vs. slow, tedious, time-consuming.

hoʻononeto work slowly and with disinterest; to be a slowpoke

none₂  vs.
  • patience-trying,
  • annoying; to nag.
  • fretting;
  • teasing; to tease,

nonea  same as none₁, slow, tedious, time-consuming..., none₂, patience-trying, teasing, annoying...

He nonea kēia ʻano hana.This kind of work is tedious, annoying.

noneā [none·ā]  n. distaste for food that one has had too much of, as fats; surfeit. (Gram. 6.5)   [Pn(CE) *none, ??]

nonenea [none·nea]  same as nonenonea, redup. of nonea, same as none₁, slow, tedious, time-consuming..., none₂, patience-trying, teasing, annoying...

nonenone [none·none]  redup. of none₁, slow, tedious, time-consuming..., none₂, patience-trying, teasing, annoying...

nonenonea [none·nonea]  redup. of nonea, same as none₁, slow, tedious, time-consuming..., none₂, patience-trying, teasing, annoying...

noni.jpgborder=0noni₁  n. the Indian mulberry (Morinda citrifolia), a small tree or shrub in the coffee family, a native of Asia, Australia, and islands of the Pacific. Leaves are large, shiny, deep-veined. Many small flowers are borne on round heads, which become pale-yellow unpleasant-tasting fruits. Formerly Hawaiians obtained dyes and medicine from many parts of the tree. see kōhi₁, pūhai. (Neal 804) [(FJ) PPn *noni, a tree (Morinda citrifolia)]PLA TRE FLO ILL

noni₂  vs. troubled, agitated, perplexed, confused.

hoʻononito create a disturbance, cause trouble, incite

noni₃  same as ʻānoni, to mix. cf. manoni, mixed feelings as of joy and sorrow, unhappiness... rare. 

noni₄  nvi. poor appetite, as of an invalid; to take food unwillingly. rare. 

noniakahi [nonia·kahi]  vs. integrated, i.e. incorporated into a whole. see hoʻononiakahi.

He noniakahi kula o waenakonu o kūlanakauhale nui me ʻano lāhui a me kūlana noho kūʻonoʻono like ʻole mai ʻō a ʻō.The schools in the inner cities are integrated with all types of races and economic backgrounds from all around.

noni kuahiwi [noni kua·hiwi]  n. native trees (Morinda trimera and M. sandwicensis), related to the noni, but having smaller leaves and fruits, the fruits being only 2.6 cm in diameter. lit., hill noni. TRE

noninoni [noni·noni]  redup. of noni.

noninui [noni·nui]  n. soft, pinkish porous stone, as used in polishing. STO

nono₁  vs. red, redness; rosy-cheeked; red-faced, as from sunburn; sunburned, bronzed. cf. pūnono. COL

nono ʻulato flush, blush

nono₂  vs. full of holes, perforated, moth-eaten; oozing, seeping out, as water in the sand; seepage. cf. hānonono. [PPn *ŋoŋo, to suck liquid from a container]

nono  vs. permeability, permeable.

ālialia nonoanchialine pool

nonō  vi. to snore, gurgle.

hoʻononōcaus/sim

nonoa  vs. liberal. cf. nopaʻa.[+]

Nui ke kākoʻo ʻia o kēlā moho kiaʻāina no kona ʻano he nonoa.There is much support for that gubernatorial candidate because of his liberal nature.

nonoā, nonowā [nono·ā]  var. of lonoā, rumor.

nonoʻa  n. gram. possessive marker (o / a). (NKE) (PHG)

nōnoenoe [·noe·noe]  same as noenoe, gray-haired; to feel foggy...

nonohe  vs. attractive, beautiful. WIN MUS

Lehua, ʻo ka lehua maka noe, ua nonohe wale i Hauaʻiliki.Lehua, misty-faced lehua, beautiful at Hauaʻiliki. (chant for Hakuohawaiʻi)

nonohi  S   redup. of nohi, bright-colored, vivid, as the rainbow...

nonohia [nono·hia]  pas/imp. of nono₁, red, redness; rosy-cheeked; red-faced, as from sunburn...

nonohina [nono·hina]  n. blossoms of the olopua, a tree. TRE

nonoho  redup. and plural of noho, to live, reside, inhabit, occupy... PPN *nonofo. [Noho he ʻelua a ʻoi paha poʻe.]₁₉WIN

Ke nonoho like maila ao ʻōpua.The cloud banks are sitting together.

nonohu  same as ʻoʻohu, stooped.

nonohua [nono·hua]  nvi. diarrhea; to have symptoms of diarrhea; disgust; to be vile. ILL BAD

ʻOia ia mau ʻōpala o ka manaʻo nonohuasuch was the rubbish of vile thoughts (Kel. 26)

nonohuā, nonohuwā [nono·huā]  nvs. jealous; jealousy, quick-tempered jealousy. cf. lolohuā. [Lolohuā, huāhuā, lili. Ka lili ʻana. 1. lili wela loa. 2. he ʻano huhū i wili pū ʻia me ka lili a hoʻomauhala.],,₁₄

hoʻononohuāto nurse jealousy and ill will; to hate

nonohuwā  var. spelling of nonohuā, jealous...

nonoi  redup. of noi, to ask for something, request, solicit, appeal, apply, make a motion, move, propose... bc PEP *nonoʻi. [Ke noi nui ʻana o kekahi kanaka i kekahi a i ʻole ke noi ʻana o nā kānaka he nui.]₁₃

nonoi no ka manawaask for temporarily, borrow

nonoiʻi [nono·iʻi]  same as noʻinoʻi, stunted.

nonoi no ka manawa  borrow (EH)

nonoke  redup. of noke, to persist, continue, repeat, persevere, keep on; perseverance, persistence... (Kahiolo i)

nonokea [nono·kea]  see puhi nonokea, a variety of eel... FIS

nonolau [nono·lau]  var. of lonolau, large gourd... PLA

nonolo₁  purring. redup. of nolo₂, same as nonō, to snore, gurgle...

nonolo₂  defeated in war. (AP)

nonolu  redup. of nolu, boggy...

nonome  redup. of nome, to eat a little at a time for a long time, as horses eating grass; to munch along; revolving or rolling along, as a wheel...

Hoʻohie ka manaʻo no ka huila, ka nonome hoʻolaʻi i ka ʻilikaithinking with happy pride of the wheel [of the vessel], rolling quietly along on the surface of the sea. (song)

nonomea [nono·mea]  vs. reddish.

nononea [nono·nea]  vt. to redden, as the cheeks with ʻōlena or ʻalaea.

nononi  redup. of noni, the Indian mulberry...; troubled, agitated, perplexed, confused...

nonono  redup. of nono₁, red, redness, rosy-cheeked, red-faced, as from sunburn..., nono₂, full of holes, perforated, moth-eaten; oozing...

nononoā [nono·noā]  redup. of nonoā, var. of lonoā, rumor...

nononoho [nono·noho]  redup. of nonoho, redup. and plural of noho, to live, reside, inhabit, occupy... MUS

Nononoho a moe keiki.Dwelt together and mated were the children. (chant for Kuakini)

nononoke [nono·noke]  redup. and plural of noke, to persist, continue, repeat, persevere, keep on...

nonononoā  gossip (EH)

nonoʻo  var. of noʻonoʻo, thought, reflection, thinking, meditation...

nonopapa [nono·papa]  nvs. invalid, sick. rare. ILL

Nonopapa  placename. land section, west Niʻihau. Sheep were sheared in shacks here. lit.: invalid.

nono ʻula  blush, flush (EH)

Nonoʻula [Nono-ʻula]  placename. crater west of Hanauma Bay, Oʻahu, said to be named for a mythical creature created by Pele. (PH 187.). lit.: red sunburned.

nonowā [nono·]  var. spelling of nonoā, var. of lonoā, rumor...

nonu  var. of nolu, springy, elastic, soft, yielding, boggy...; cheat, deceive...

noʻo  same as noʻonoʻo, thought, reflection, thinking, meditation; to think, reflect, meditate... rare. 

noʻoa  pas/imp. of noʻo, thought, reflection, thinking, meditation; to think, reflect, meditate...

noʻolu  {no- + ʻolu} same as ʻoluʻolu, pleasant, nice, amiable, satisfied, contented, happy, affable... rare. 

no ʻolua  poss. for you, belonging to you (dual, o-class).

noʻonoʻi  dwarf (EH)

noʻonoʻo [noʻo·noʻo]  nvt. thought, reflection, thinking, meditation; to think, reflect, meditate, concentrate; to consider, as a case at law; thoughtful, mental. cf. manaʻo, noʻonoʻo ʻole. bc LAW

hoʻonoʻonoʻoto cause to think, reflect; reminiscent, recalling to mind, remembering. cf. more common hoʻomanaʻo

makili ka noʻonoʻoto 'see the light' after not understanding or after being in opposition to an idea

noʻonoʻo hāikinarrow-minded; a narrow mind

noʻonoʻo laulābroad-minded

noʻonoʻo makuato be thoughtful and considerate of parents and elders, filial

noʻonoʻo muato anticipate, estimate (see ʻōlelo noʻonoʻo mua)

noʻonoʻo nuito think much, concentrate, meditate; meditation

noʻonoʻo ponoto think carefully, meditate, concentrate

pōʻai noʻonoʻocognitive domain, as relating to the learning process

noʻonoʻo ākea [noʻo·noʻo ā·kea]  vt. open-minded. lit., broad thinking. cf. noʻonoʻo hāiki, noʻonoʻo noa.[+]

Mai hoʻokuli i ka ʻike o haʻi; e noʻonoʻo ākea ʻoe.Don’t disregard the knowledge of others; you should be open-minded.

noʻonoʻo hāiki [noʻo·noʻo hāiki]  vt. narrow-minded. cf. noʻonoʻo ākea, noʻonoʻo noa.[+]

Ua huhū kona hoahānau ia i kona poʻo paʻakikī me ka noʻonoʻo hāiki .Her cousin was mad at her because of her stubborness and her narrow-minded thinking too. Lit., narrow thinking.

noʻonoʻo hana  creative (EH)

noʻonoʻo hūpō  silly (EH)

noʻonoʻo iāia wale iho nō  selfish (EH)

noʻonoʻo ʻihaʻiha  anxiety, discomfort, trouble, troubled (EH)

noʻonoʻo i ka mea e hiki mai ana  anticipate (EH)

noʻonoʻo kanaka [noʻo·noʻo kanaka]  n. common sense; to use common sense. lit., human thinking.

noʻonoʻo kūpili [noʻo·noʻo ·pili]  vt. logical thinking. see kūpili.

noʻonoʻo kūpono  rational, common sense (EH)

noʻonoʻo laulā  broad-minded, mind₁ (EH)

noʻonoʻo loi [noʻo·noʻo loi]  vt. critical thinking. lit., thought (which) scrutinizes.

noʻonoʻo makua  considerate of parents, filial (EH)

noʻonoʻo mua  anticipate, premeditate (EH)

noʻonoʻo mua e pale i ka pōpilikia  precaution (EH)

noʻonoʻo noa [noʻo·noʻo noa]  n. broadminded. lit., thinking released from restrictions. cf. noʻonoʻo ākea, noʻonoʻo hāiki.[+]

noʻonoʻo nui  contemplate (EH)

noʻonoʻo ʻole [noʻo·noʻo ʻole]  nvs. thoughtless, irresponsible, heedless, unconcerned, without thinking, carefree, careless; thoughtlessness. also ʻaʻohe noʻonoʻo.

Ua hele aku au me ka noʻonoʻo ʻole i ka hopena.I went without considering the consequences.

noʻonoʻo pākahi ʻia  considered separately (EH)

noʻonoʻo pono  apply (concentrate), common sense, consider, deliberate₁, meditate, sensible (EH)

noʻonoʻo pono i ka mea e ʻōlelo ai  tact (EH)

noʻonoʻo pono i ka wā ulia  presence of mind (EH)

noʻonoʻo ulu wale [noʻo·noʻo ulu wale]  n. imagination, impulse. lit., thought growing by itself.

no ʻoukou [no ʻou·kou]  poss. for you, belonging to you (plural, o-class).

nopa₁  vs. lazy, slow. rare. 

nopa₂  crooked. (And.)

nopaʻa  n. conservative. cf. nonoa.[+]

No kānaka nopaʻa ka hapa nui o noho o ka ʻAha Kenekoa.The conseratives hold the majority of the Senate seats.

nopanopa [nopa·nopa]  redup. of nopa₁, lazy...

nōpili [·pili]  var. of nāpili, a fish. FIS

nōpolo [·polo]  same as nīpolo, to drum and chant at the same time... rare. 

nopu₁  nvs. to swell; sprouting, plump. fig., to spring up in the mind, as a thought or desire. see ex. ʻae₃.

Nopu maila ka manaʻo e hele aku i ou .The thought has come to go to you.

nopu₂  vs. hot, as from the sun or fire. [Ka wela a ka lā a i ʻole ke ahi.]

I ka ikiiki nopu i ke one.In the hot sun warming the sand. (song)

nopue  var. of nopu₁, to swell; sprouting, plump...

nopunopu [nopu·nopu]  redup. of nopu, swell; hot...

nopuʻu, nōpuʻu  n. child. Niʻihau.

nōpuʻu  n. var. spelling of nopuʻu, child. Niʻihau. AltSpel

Norefoka  var. spelling of Nolepoka, Norfolk...

Noremanedi  Normandy (EH)

Norewai  var. spelling of Nolewai, Norway...

Noreweke  var. spelling of Noleweke, Norwegian...

Norofoka [noro·foka]  n. Norfolk. Eng. [+]G

nota  var. spelling of noka, note...

nota dala  note (financial) (EH)

notari  var. spelling of nōkali, notary...

notere  var. spelling of nōkele, notary...

Notinihama  var. spelling of Nokinihama, Nottingham...

nou₁  nvt. to throw, pelt, cast, pitch, hurl; buffeting, throwing; pitcher. bc [PPn *nou, to make a jerking movement] [Hoʻolei, kiola. Kīloi i kekahi mea me ka hoʻopololei i ke kīloi ʻana i kekahi mea ʻē aʻe. E kiloi aku.],₁₄,₁₉CAN MUS

hoʻonouto throw, pelt; to put forth physical effort; to strain; to pretend or cause to throw. cf. haʻanou

Lehua maka nou i ke ahi.Lehua face pelted by the fire. (chant by Hiʻiaka)

ʻO ka hoʻoili i ka ihu o ka waʻa a nou i ke kai.To conduct the prow of the canoe until it beats into the sea. (chant)

nou  vt. to throw overhand; baseball pass, in basketball; to throw such a pass. cf. kiola. SPO BSK

Nou ʻia ke kinipōpō ma luna o ka poʻohiwi.A baseball pass is thrown over the shoulder.

nou₂  n.-poss. for you, yours, in your honor (o-form, singular). (Gram. 9.11)   bc PCP *no(o)u.

-noʻu  see see haʻanoʻu.

noʻu₁  nvs. short, thickset, plump but not tall (said more often of plants than of humans). A short, stocky koa tree suitable for a wide, short canoe was also called noʻu. bc CAN PLA TRE

noʻu₂  n. a native variety of banana, bearing small bunches of thick, round fruit, eaten raw or cooked, the skin yellow, the flesh cream-colored. bc BAN

noʻu₃  vi. to eat greedily with great mouthfuls, even when no longer hungry. cf. nuʻu. bc

noʻu₄  n.-poss. for me, mine, in my honor (o-form). (Gram. 9.11)   bc PCP *no(o)ku.

Noʻu kēlā.Give that to me.

noʻū  vs. suffused with water; drenched, as with rain; moist and fragrant, as a flower in the rain or dew. WIN FLO

noua  pas/imp. of nou₁, to throw, pelt, cast, pitch, hurl...

Nouaiki  n. Norwich. G

noʻu iho  for myself (EH)

noʻu iho nō  for myself (EH)

noulu  var. of loulu, , a palm. PLA

nounou [nou·nou]  redup. of nou₁, to throw, pelt, cast, pitch, hurl...

Nounou  placename. mountain (now known as Sleeping Giant), trail, and forest reserve, Kawaihau district, Kauaʻi. The tyrant ʻAikanaka made his last stand on the mountain against the invader Kawelo. (FS 66.) see Kōʻula. lit.: throwing.

Ālai ʻia aʻela e Nounou, nalo Kaipuhaʻa i ka laulā mauka o KapaʻaNounou is screened, the-low-calabash is lost in the wide expanse inland of Kapaʻa, (PH 109) Hula chant by Hiʻiaka

noʻunoʻu₁ [noʻu·noʻu]  redup. of noʻu₁, short, noʻu₃, eat greedily...

noʻunoʻu₂ [noʻu·noʻu]  n. a variety of gourd with a short (noʻu) fruit. also pāhaʻahaʻa, pākākā.

nounou pūniu [nou·nou ·niu]  n. game of throwing tapa balls at suspended coconut shells. CN TAP SPO

nou pōhaku  throw stones (EH)

Nova Sekotia  var. spelling of Nowa Kekokia, Nova Scotia...

Now.  abbreviation for Nowemapa (November).

Nowa Kekokia, Nova Sekotia  n. Nova Scotia. G

noweke  n. northwest. Eng.

nōwela [·wela]  n. novel, as a work of literature. nōwela pōkole. novelette. Eng.

nowelo  var. spelling of noelo, to delve, seek, as for knowledge... [Ka ʻimi ʻana i ka naʻauao. Ka noiʻi ʻana.],₁₈

Nowemapa [nowe·mapa]  n. November. Eng.

Nowemapa [nowe·mapa]  n. November. Abb. Now.

nōweo [·weo]  {nō- + weo₁} vs. bright, shiny.

ʻUla nōweo ka i ka pua ʻilima.The sun is bright and scarlet on the ʻilima blossom. (song)

Nōweoʻula [Nō·weo-ʻula]  n. rain name associated with Nāpili, West Maui. WIN

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nu

nua    nuaa    nuai    nuak    nual    nuan    nuao    nube    nufo    nugi    nuha    nuhe    nuhi    nuho    nuhu    nui    nuia    nuie    nuih    nuii    nuik    nuil    nuim    nuin    nuio    nuip    nuka    nuke    nuki    nuko    nuku    nula    nule    nulu    numa    nume    numi    numo    nuna    nune    nuno    nunu    nuol    nupa    nupe    nupo    nuu    nuua    nuuh    nuuk    nuul    nuum    nuuo    nuup    nuwa    

nū₁  nvi.
  • to cough;
  • to roar, as wind;
  • grunting, as of pigs;
  • cooing, as of doves;
  • patter, as of rain;
  • groaning, deep sighing, moaning;
  • mentally agitated, worried, grief-stricken.
 
[(OC) PPn *ŋuu, hum, groan, grunt] [Ke kani ʻū a ka puaʻa. 1. hoʻohalahala i ke kūpono ʻole loa o kekahi mea i ʻōlelo a hana ʻia paha. 2. like kona manaʻo me ka nalu o ka waihona noʻonoʻo.]₁₂,₁₄WIN

hoʻonūto moan, groan, sigh, hum, roar, etc

Ka ua ʻawaʻawa e hoʻonū i uka.The bitterly cold rain pattering in the uplands.

Ka ua hele ma ka moana.The rain coming pattering over the open sea.

nū₂  short for nuku, beak. see ʻalae nū kea.

nū₃  same as lū₁, to scatter, etc.

nū₄  n. the letter "n".

nū₅  n. news. see nū hou. Eng.

nū₆  n. gnu. Eng.

nū₇  n. a crescendo followed by a decrescendo in music. MUS

  placename. place, Lanakila section, Honolulu. lit.: to roar, as wind.

nuʻa₁  nvs.
  • thick; lush, thick-growing;
  • heaped; piled one on top of the other, as leis, mats, or ocean swells;
  • much traveled, as a road;
  • multitude, as of people, mass.
 
. also hānuʻa. [Pn(CE) *nuka, ??] [nuʻa moena: He puʻu moena i hana ʻia ma ke kau ʻana i nā mau moena kekahi ma luna o keka