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baamāʻāʻā.

babblingnāwā, hauwalaʻau, hauwalawalaʻau, haukaʻe, namunamu.

BabelPapela.

baboonmāpū, papuna.

babykeiki, pēpē, kama. fig.: lei, hāpuʻu. premature baby, keiki ʻaluʻalu. suckling baby, keiki ʻai waiū. baby so young that it lies on its back. keiki huli i luna ke alo (see huli). to act like a baby, hoʻopēpē.

baby bottleʻōmole omo waiū, ʻōmole waiū.

baby carriagekaʻapēpē. see crib.

baby rattleʻulīkeke. see tambourine.

baccalaureatesee bachelor's.

bachelorwahine ʻole, kanaka i male ʻole; haʻaiwi (rare).

bachelorhoodnoho maleʻole.

bachelor'sas a degree at a university; baccalaureate. laepua, ba ( pronounced bēʻā), bs ( pronounced bēsā). see undergraduate, graduate, master's, doctorate. bachelor's degree. kēkelē laepua, palapala laepua.

back₁anatomy. kua. see taboo. back of the neck, hono. to cling to the back, pili kua. to go behind one's back, hele i hope o ke kua, kō i kua. to call from behind one's back, kāhea kua. to turn the back on, huli kua (insult). back wall of a house, paia o hope, huli kua. stiff-backed, nanai, lanai. burning back taboo, kuaʻā, kua liholiho, kualoi, kualoiloi.

back₂behind. hope, muli. at the back, i hope, mahope. to back up or away, peki, emi hope, neʻe hope, hoʻoneʻe hope, koene. back and forth, i mua i hope, haʻakuʻe, helo. to back water with a canoe, hoʻēmi hope i ka waʻa, backed up against the wall (hard-pressed), pili pū i ka paia.

backof seat. kua noho. of tongue. kūʻau alelo. see tongue. back vowel. woela kauhope. see vowel.

backdefensive corner back, in football ʻāʻiwa. running back, general term. mea holo.

back hoekopalā ikehu

back hoekopalā ikehu

back packpāisi hāʻawe

back packpāisi hāʻawe

back setto make a back set, in volleyball. hānai i hope, hānai kīkala.

back strokealso to swim the back stroke. ʻau kua. see stroke.

back uppēki (i hope).

backacheʻeha o ke kua; māʻīʻī (rare).

backbiterʻalapahi, mea paokeʻe, ʻaki.

backboardin basketball. papa hīnaʻi, papa hupa, papa.

backboneiwikuamoʻo, kuamoʻo.

backbonespine. iwi kuamoʻo. see vertebra.

backbreakingkuapaʻa.

backcourt violationin basketball. ʻaʻena laina kūwaena. see violation.

back-door passin basketball; to throw such a pass. kīloi palemo.

backgroundkahua. one without background, kahua ʻole. background in quilt design, honua.

backgroundas in a photo, movie, or video scene, or on a computer screen. kāʻei kua. see foreground.

backpackʻawe, ʻaweʻawe.

backpackknapsack. pāiki hāʻawe, pāisi hāʻawe, ʻawe.

backslashin printing (\). kaha hiō iho. see slash.

backslidehoʻi hope.

backspaceto backspace, as on an IBM computer. holoi i hope. see delete.

backuparchive, as in a computer program. papaʻa. backup copy. kope papaʻa. backup file. waihona papaʻa. to backup, as a file. hoʻopapaʻa.

backward₁rearward. i hope. to go backward, emi hope, emi kua, peki, neʻe hope, emiemi. to fall backward, wala.

backward₂stupid. lohi, lolohi, lohiʻau. backward in learning, lolohi ke aʻo ʻana.

backwardwith palms facing backward. pohokua. see chin-up, forward, hit.

backwoodsmankuaʻāina, kaikua. to act like a backwoodsman, hoʻokuaʻāina.

baconʻiʻo puaʻa uahi.

baconpekona.

bacteriakoʻohune. see azobacter. mesophilic bacteria. koʻohune ola mehana. thermophilic bacteria. koʻohune ola wela.

baculuma slender bone reinforcing the penis in many mammals. iwi ule.

badmaikaʻi ʻole, ʻino, kolohe. see breath, smell, temper. Too bad! Minamina nohoʻi! Aloha ʻino. Auē! bad debt, ʻaiʻē pohō, ʻaiʻē uku ʻole, ʻaiʻē pono ʻole. bad luck, poʻino, pakalaki.

badgepihi, hōʻailona. police badge, pihi mākaʻi.

badgegeneral term. pihi hōʻailona (preceded by ke). police badge. pihi mākaʻi.

badgerkehaka.

badmintonkenika manu.

BaffinPapine, Bafine. Baffin Bay, ke kai kūʻono o Papine.

baffledkeʻa, hoʻopohihihi, hoka.

bagʻeke, ʻekeʻeke. also: ʻaʻa, kīʻeke, pūkaula, hakai. netted sennit bag, kōkō pūʻalu. bag for carrying birds, ʻaʻa manu. bag for carrying fire-making implements, ʻaahi.

bagpūʻolo; ʻeke (preceded by ke). see insect bag net. guessing bag. pūʻolo kohokoho. paper bag. pūʻolo pepa. plastic bag. ʻeke ʻea. sleeping bag. ʻeke moe, ʻeke hiamoe.

bag netsee net.

bag of fruitpūʻolo huaʻai

bag of fruitpūʻolo huaʻai

bagasseʻaina kō, laina.

BagdadPakekaka, Bagedada.

baggageukana, ʻopeʻope. baggage car, kaʻa ukana. to carry baggage, hali ukana.

baggyʻopeʻalu, kūʻolo.

bagpipeʻūpoho, kukima (RSV).

bagpipepila ʻūpoho, ʻūpoho.

BahamaPahama, Bahama.

Bahamasalso Bahamian. Pahama, Bahama.

BahrainBaharaina.

bail₁as a canoe. . to bail a canoe, kā waʻa.

bail₂legal. pela.

bailmoney a defendant gives a court as a promise to return for trial. pēla.

bailer, oʻoʻo. canoe bailer, kā waʻa.

bailerkaliu

bailerkaliu

baitmaunu. also: palu; pilipili heʻe (octopus or squid ink sac molded around a fishhook for bait); hiʻukā (rare). leftover bait, poʻo maunu. bait container, ipu holoholona. canoe bait carrier, malau. bait stick, lāʻau melomelo. to make palu bait, kuʻi palu. the bait is pulverized, paluhē ka palu (of one meek, humble, abused).

bait-casting reelas for fishing. wiliaho hekau maunu. see reel.

bakekālua, hoʻomoʻa, ʻoma, hoʻoʻoma, puhi, hoʻolua, kāō. baked pumpkin or squash, ipu kālua. to bake in ground oven, kālua. to bake whole, as a pig, kālua paʻa.

bakerkanaka puhi palaoa, puhi palaoa.

bakerkanaka puhi palaoa

bakermea puhi palaoa

bakerkanaka puhi palaoa

Baker Islandnear the Phoenix Islands in the Pacific Ocean. Puakaʻilima.

bakeryhale puhi palaoa, hale kūʻai palaoa.

baking pan ʻoma (preceded by ke).

baking powderhoʻohū.

baking powder. see baking soda.

baking sodapauka koka. see baking powder.

balance₁weigh. kaulike, ana paona, paona, paona kaulike. see kūlike. to balance evenly, hoʻokaulike.

balance₂remainder. koena, koehonua, hakina.

balanceto balance something. hoʻokaualewa. see entries below and scales.

balance beamlāʻau kaukahi. see parallel bars.

balance sheeta listing of assets, liabilities, and owner's equity. moʻokūlana waiwai.

balancedas equal distribution of weight. kaualewa. also evenly balanced, in science; fair, just, equitable. kaulike. balanced chemical equation. haʻihelu kemikala kaulike. balanced force. manehu kaulike.

balanceschecks and balances, as in government. hoʻokuʻia.

balancing mechanismin biology. ʻōnaehana hoʻokauapono.

balconylānai.

baldʻōhule. also: poʻo nia, nia, mole, molemole, molea, pahu, pahu kani, kamani ke poʻo, konekonea. see sayings, goat, moon. Bald spot, pōhaka.

bald"balahead/bolohead," as a tire. nemonemo. see tread.

bald eagleʻāeko poʻo hina, ʻāeto poʻo hina.

balepūʻolo nui, pela. bale of hay, pūʻā, pela mauʻu maloʻo.

Balearic IslandsPae Moku Balearika

balknuha, nuhanuha, nunuha, hoʻopupū.

BalkansPalekana, Balekana.

ball₁sphere. kinipōpō. also: pōpō, pōkaʻa, pōkā. ball of poi or food, pōpō ʻai. ball for bowling, ʻulu maika. tapa-covered ball (insignia of taboo), pūloʻuloʻu. ball game, pāʻani kinipōpō; kiniholo (rare). cannon ball, pōkā pū kuni ahi. ball bat, lāʻau paʻi kinipōpō, lāʻau kinipōpō. ball and socket joint, ʻami hoʻokuina lewa. ball of the foot, mānea o ka wāwae. to play ball, kinipōpō, pāʻani kinipōpō. to shape or wad into a ball, hoʻopōpō.

ball₂dance. ʻAha hulahula, anaina hulahula, hulahula.

ballkinipōpō. see air ball, glass ball; baseball, basketball, football, volleyball, etc. aloha ball, in volleyball. kinipōpō aloha. Christmas ball, the tree ornament. pōpō wehi lāʻau Kalikimaka.

ballastpalaki, mea hoʻokaumaha moku.

ballerinapelalina

ballerinapelalina

ballethulahula pālē, pālē, bālē.

ballethulahula Palani

ballethulahula Palani

balloonpāluna.

balloon fishʻoʻopu hue.

balloon vinepōniu, hale-a-ka-iʻa, ʻinalua.

ballotpāloka. to cast a ballot, koho pāloka. to count ballots, helu pāloka.

ballroomlumi hulahula.

ballusterrailing support. ʻūlili, hūlili. see ballustrade.

ballustraderailing. paehumu. see balluster.

balmlāʻau hamo, pāma; nini (rare).

balsahaulāpa.

balsampalakama, palekama, balesama, ʻōlepe.

BalticPalakika, Balatika. Baltic Sea, Kai Balakika.

Balticbalatika. Baltic Sea. ke kai ʻo Balatika.

BaltimorePalakimoa, Balatimoa.

bambooʻohe (various kinds, see ʻohe); ʻualalehu. bamboo musical pipes, kāʻekeʻeke, pahūpahū. bamboo rattles, pūʻili. bamboo fire-blowing tube, ʻohe puhi ahi, ʻūlili. bamboo water container, ʻohe wai. bamboo stamp for marking tapa, lāʻau kāpalapala.

bananamaiʻa (for various kinds and unfavorable connotations, see Haw.-Eng. entry and entries that follow it). also: aʻeaʻe, āewa, ʻeka, hualau, lahi, maoli-ʻili-lahilahi, pākanaloa, nuʻuhiwa; lohelohe i honua (poetic), kahiki, kahiki hae, kahiki mauki, kahiki puhu, kūkanaloa see ex., ʻeʻa₂, ripe. banana blossoms and sheath, pola. dry banana leaf, lauhulu. banana bunch, ʻāhui maiʻa. hand, as of banana, ʻekā, keʻa. banana bark, weo. banana stalk, pū maiʻa. mountain banana patch, ʻeʻa. unhealthy condition of banana fruit, hākonakona. mashed ripe bananas and water, poi maiʻa. banana pudding, pepeieʻe, paipaieʻe, piele. a banana tree, hollow inside, he pū maiʻa, he ʻolohaka o loko (of a weakling). big as a banana stalk, nui pū maiʻa (of a weakling).

banana pokapoka maiʻa.

band₁Span. apo. iron band, apo hao. gold band, apo kula. yellow band (as on a fish), haili.

band₂music. pāna puhi ʻohe, hui puhi ʻohe. band leader, alakaʻi pāna.

band₃group. hui, poʻe

bandor gradient, as of colors. ʻauina. color band. ʻauina kala. metal band or strap, as for banding around metal boxes, water tanks, etc. kalapu hao. see banding tool.

bandkalapu₄

bandkalapu₄

band (musical)kalapu hīmeni

band (musical)kalapu hīmeni

band aidwahīʻeha.

Bandabanada. Banda Sea. ke kai ʻo Banada.

bandagewahīʻeha; kāpola (rare). To bandage, wahī.

banding toolas for putting metal bands on boxes, water tanks, etc. wili hoʻomālō. see band.

bandmaster's batonmaile pana.

bandstandʻaleʻo puhi ʻohe.

bangpohā (as a gun); kanono (blow). also: haluku, ʻaʻina; kani kanono; kani kohā (as of a gun); ūpā (as of a door); kau ʻino (as of a telephone receiver).

BangkokPanekoka, Banekoka.

BangladeshBanagaladesa.

BangorPanekola, Banegora.

banishkipaku, hoʻokuke, wailana.

banishedkipakuʻia, wailana.

banishmentkipaku i nā ʻāina ʻē.

banjopanakiō.

banjolelepanakiōlele.

bank₁border. kapa, kaʻe. earth bank, āhua lepo, pūʻulaʻula. bank of a taro patch, kuaauna, kuāuna, kaikā. bank between fields, kuaio.

bank₂finance. panakō. bank check, kīkoʻo panakō. bank savings book, puke hoʻāhu. bank discount, hoʻēmi panakō.

bankpanakō. see ATM, account, check. bank check. pila kīkoʻo. bank draft. pila kīkoʻo panakō. piggy bank. panakō hale.

bank machinemīkini kālā

bank machinemīkini kālā

bank shotin basketball; to make such a shot. papa.

banked curvealso banked turn. uakeʻe hiō.

bankruptpanakalupa, panekalupa.

bannerkīlepalepa. see flag.

bannerpana₆

bannerbāna

bannisterpaehumu.

banquetʻahaʻaina.

banquetʻahaʻaina. welcome banquet. ʻahaʻaina hoʻokipa. closing banquet. ʻahaʻaina panina.

bantammoa haʻa.

banterʻōlelo pāʻani, wahapaʻa, hoʻohenehene, hoʻopāpā, kīkēʻōlelo.

banyanpaniana, baniana.

baptismpapakema, bapatema; papekema, bapetema; hānau hou.

baptismalpapekiko, bapetiso. see baptism.

BaptistPapekike, Papekiko.

baptizepapekema, papekiko, hoʻohānau hou. see baptism.

bar₁barrier. kaola, lāʻau kī, lāʻau keʻa, paukū, pale. to bar, ālai, pale, hoʻokaʻawale. see sand bar.

bar₂long object. ʻaukā. soap bar, ʻaukā kopa. gold bar, ʻaukā kula.

bar₃for drinking. wahi inu lama, pākaukau.

bar₄music. pale, pale lua, pale nui ʻeleʻele.

bar₅punctuation. palehui.

bar₆legal. papa loio.

barsee bars. bar graph. pakuhi ʻaukā. see histogram. double bar graph. pakuhi paʻa ʻaukā. fill bar, in a computer program. ʻaukā holomua. menu bar, on a computer screen. papa koho. space bar, on a typewriter or computer keyboard. pihi hoʻokōā, pihi kaʻahua (preceded by ke).

barbkukū (thorn); lala, kohe, ʻieʻiea (of a fishhook). see fishhook.

BarbadosPalepakoa, Barebadoa; Papekoka, Babedosa.

barbariankanaka naʻaupō.

barbaroushana lokoʻino.

barbecuekōʻala; ʻahaʻaina me ka pipi kōʻalaʻia.

barbecue grillhao kōʻala

barbecue grillhao kōʻala

barbedkukū, ʻieʻiea. barbed-wire fence, pā uea kukū. barbed spear, ihe laumeki.

barbelʻumiʻumi.

barberkanakaʻako lauoho, kahi ʻumiʻumi.

barbermea ʻako lauoho

barbermea ʻako lauoho

barber shophale ʻoki lauoho

barber shophale ʻako lauoho

barber shophale ʻoki lauoho

barbituratelāʻau hoʻomālū.

BarcelonaPakelona, Baselona.

bare₁without covering. kohana; bare of leaves, launea, ananea. also: neo, nea, ʻōnea, mōnea, ānea, ʻōlohe, ʻōlohelohe, mānienie. see barren, naked.

bare₂mere. wale nō.

bareas a tree without leaves. launea.

barefootkāmaʻa ʻole. to go barefoot, hele wāwae.

barelywale nō; māhune (rare).

Barentsbaleneta. Barents Sea. ke kaiʻo Baleneta.

bargainmakepono, hoʻēmiemi i ke kumu kūʻai; bad bargain, makehewa, pohō.

bargainplea bargain, as in the negotiation of an agreement between a prosecutor and a defendant. kūkā hoʻēmiemi.

bargainingcollective bargaining. kūkaʻi ʻaelike ʻuniona.

bargepāki, pāki lawe ukana.

baritoneleo uō.

baritonehāʻoi. baritone ʻukulele. ʻukulele hāʻoi.

bariumbariuma.

bark₁of a tree. ʻIli, ʻili lāʻau; pāpaʻa (rare); hili (for dyeing); hāʻanaʻana (wauke); pāʻē (olonā); weo (banana). outer bark, ʻili luna. new bark, ʻili hou, ʻili lua.

bark₂of an animal. hae, haehae, ʻaoa; seal bark, umō.

bark₃ship. moku kia kolu, kiapā.

barkof a plant. ʻili, ʻaluʻalu. inner bark. ʻili iho. outer bark. ʻili o waho.

bark clothsee tapa.

bark clothtapa. paʻūpaʻū.

barkeeperpākipa.

barkinghaena.

barleypalaoa huluhulu, huapale, pale.

barleybale

barleybale

barnhale holoholona, hale lio.

barnaclepīʻoe, pīʻoeʻoe, ʻōkohekohe (see saying, pīʻoeʻoe). cf. shell.

barnaclegeneral term. pīʻoe. acorn barnacle. pīʻoe ʻōkuʻekuʻe. gooseneck barnacle. pīʻoe ʻōhā kai.

barometerpalomeka.

barometerana mīkā ea. aneroid barometer. ana mīkā ea kuhikuhi.

baronpālona.

barrackshale koa, pā koa.

barracudakākū, kūpala (Sphyraena barracuda, up to nearly 2 m long); kaweleʻā (S. helleri, up to 0.6 m long).

barredapo, ʻaukā.

barrelpahu, palala, palela. small barrel, palela liʻiliʻi, pahu poʻo liʻiliʻi. water barrel, pahu wai.

barrela unit of measurement. palela. abb.. pll.

barrel cactuspānini palala.

barren₁bare. panoa, anoa, ʻōlohe, ʻōlohelohe, kōʻā, mānienie, kaʻo, pōkaʻokaʻo, pōkaʻo, neo, neoneo, pōneoneo, māneoneo. see bare.

barren₂without offspring. kamaʻole, , lolena, hoki.

barrettehairclip. pine lauoho.

barrierpale, keʻa, mea keʻakeʻa, kaupale, kāpeʻapeʻa.

barriersound barrier. palena holo kani.

barsparallel bars. lāʻau kaulua. even parallel bars. lāʻau kaulua kaulike. uneven parallel bars. lāʻau kaulua kaulike ʻole. see balance beam. monkey bars, as playground equipment. haokeko. see jungle gym.

barterkūʻai. rare: hailawe, make.

barterhailawe. barter system. ka hailawe ana.

Bartlett pearpea pakaleke

Bartlett pearpea pakaleke

basaltpōhaku paʻa; waterworn basalt, ʻalā, pōhaku lūʻau; coarse vesicularbasalt, ʻelekū, māono, kuanuʻu.

base₁foundation. kumu, kahua, . base of a breaker, honua nalu. base or butt end of a leaf, poʻo lau; peʻa (rare). base of sky, kumulani. base, as of a triangle, ʻaoʻao moe.

base₂vile. haumia.

base₃Mole (word root).

-basekuapapa. water-base paint. pena kuapapa wai.

basekahua. see entries below. military base. kahua pūʻali koa. navy base. kahua pūʻali kaua moana. of a leaf, ashala. poʻo (preceded by ke).

baseas on a baseball diamond. pahu. see home plate. first base. pahu ʻekahi. second base. pahu ʻelua. third base. pahu ʻekolu.

basein math. kumu hoʻohui. see base five, binary. in exponential notation. kumu pāhoʻonui. as of a triangle. ʻaoʻao kau. abb. ʻak.

base fivein math. kumu hoʻohui pālima, kumu pālima. base five counting piece. kōkua helu kumu hoʻohui pālima.

base lineend line, as on a basketball court. laina kumu. see line, as on a basketball court.

baseballkinipōpō. to play baseball, pāʻani kinipōpō.

baseballthe sport. pōhili. the ball. kinipōpō pōhili. baseball glove or mitt. mikilima pōhili. baseball field. kahua pōhili. baseball diamond, infield. kaimana pōhili. baseball inning. pale pōhili. American baseball league. kuʻikahi pōhili ʻAmelika. National Baseball League. Kuʻikahi pōhili aupuni.

baseball passin basketball; to throw such a pass. nou.

basementsee cellar.

base-ten grid paperin math. pepa makaʻaha kumu hoʻohui pāʻumi.

bashfulhilahila, maka hilahila, wiwo, ūpē, hoʻopalai, palai.

bashfulnesshilahila.

basickumu, honua. Basic knowledge, ʻike kumu.

basicsimple, uncomplicated. nōhie. see entries below and complex.

basic anhydridea metallic oxide that forms a base when added to water. ʻanahaidaraside kuapapa. see anhydride.

basic counting principlein math. kulehana no ka helu ʻana.

basin₁container. ipu, poʻi; (flat); kīpoho, ipu holoi, poʻi wai, pā holoi, pā kini. see washbasin.

basin₂land. poho ʻāina, kīpoho; kuaʻau (inside reef).

basiskumu. basis for work, kahua hana.

basklalala, lala.

basketʻeke, ʻie, hīnaʻi, hīnaʻi poepoe. also: kīhene, hene, pai, hopai, pūhene, kīʻeke, kīkī, ʻapi.

basketʻie (preceded by ke). as on a bicycle. ʻeke ukana (preceded by ke).

basketin basketball. hīnaʻi, hupa. see backboard, rim, shoot, three-point shot. a score. ʻai hīnaʻi. to make or sink a basket. hoʻokomo i ke kinipōpō. made a basket. komohia.

basket grasshonohono, honohono kukui.

basketballkinipōpō hīnaʻi.

basketballthe sport. pōhīnaʻi. the ball. kinipōpō pōhīnaʻi. basketball net. hīnaʻi. basketball court. kahua pōhīnaʻi, kahua. basketball camp. ʻāpoʻe pōhīnaʻi.

bass₁music. leo kāne, leo uō, pako. bass fiddle, waiolina kū nui.

bass₂fish ʻOʻopu haole (black).

bass clefin music. hōʻailona mele leo kāne, leo kāne. see treble clef.

bass violwaiolina kū nui.

bass violalso string bass. pila nui, pila nui.

bastkae.

bastardkeiki manuahi. rare: keiki poʻo ʻole, hua hāʻule, kāmehaʻi.

baste₁sewing. hoʻoholoholo, kāholo, ʻōmau.

baste₂cookery. hoʻomaʻū.

bastingholoholo, humu hoʻoholoholo, kāholo. basting thread, lopi kāholo, lopi hoʻoholoholo.

bat₁mammal. ʻŌpeʻapeʻa, peʻa, peʻapeʻa, ʻāpeʻapeʻa. to fly like a bat, lele ʻōpeʻapeʻa.

bat₂to strike. hili, hahau.

bat₃bat for ball. lāʻau kinipōpō, lāʻau paʻi kinipōpō.

batalso club, racket. ʻūhili. at bat, up (to bat ), in baseball. manawa hili.

BataviaPakawia, Batavia.

batchas of cookies or recruits. ʻōhui.

bathʻauʻau. steam bath, pūloʻuloʻu. to take a bath, ʻauʻau. to give a bath, hōʻauʻau. It is bath water for him, He wai ʻauʻau nona (of a hero who enjoys war or spear dodging).

batheʻauʻau. sea bathing, ʻauʻau kai.

bathesee shower.

bathhousehaleʻauʻau.

bathing suitloleʻauʻau.

bathroomlumi ʻauʻau, lua. see toilet.

bathroomlua, lumi hoʻopaupilikia, lumi ʻauʻau. bathroom scales. anapaona home, usu. anapaona.

bathtubkapu ʻauʻau.

bathtubkapu ʻauʻau.

bathyspherepalemīkā

bathyspherepalemīkā

batonmaile, ʻaukaʻi. bandmaster's baton. maile pana. baton used in a relay race. maile hoʻoili. baton for twirling. ʻaukaʻi wili. signal baton, as used by a marching bandleader. ʻaukaʻi pāna.

batonlāʻau alakaʻi

batonlāʻau alakaʻi

Baton RougePakona Luka, Batona Rusa.

battalionpakaliona.

battenʻaho lolo.

batter₁as in baseball. mea hili kinipōpō, uhau hili kinipōpō.

batter₂cookery. mea ʻono moʻa ʻole. to mix batter, hoʻohuihui mea ʻono moʻa ʻole.

batteras when making pancakes. kale palaoa.

battering ramhipa kāne wāwahi.

battery₁artillery. huina pū kuni ahi.

battery₂electric. pākali, iho uila.

battery₃assault. hōʻeha ʻana. see assault.

batteryiho, pakalē. see entries below. button-shape battery. iho pihi. for flashlight, radio, etc. iho poke. six-volt battery. iho ʻeono. twelve-volt battery. iho ʻumikūmālua.

batteryiho kaʻa

batteryiho kaʻa

battery jara large cylindrical container of heavy glass with an open top as used in laboratories. ʻōmole iho uila.

battery testera machine. mīkini hoʻāʻo iho. not a machine. hāmeʻa hoʻāʻo iho.

battlekaua, hoʻouka kaua, paio. see sayings, pūliki₁, wanawana. formal battle lines, kūkulu. sham battle, kānekupua, pahukala, kaua kio. type of battle formation, kahului. battle unit, huna kaua. battle song, mele kaʻi kaua.

battle-axekoʻi pāhoa (stone).

battlefieldkahua kaua.

battlegroundkahua hoʻouka kaua.

battleshipmoku kaua, pāpū lewa, manuā.

BavariaPawalia, Bavaria.

bawlʻalalā, uē leo nui.

bay₁geographic. kūʻono, kai kūʻono; Hono-, Hana- (only in place names).

bay₂color. ʻUlaʻula, hulupala, apowai.

baypayload bay, the part of a spacecraft where scientific instruments and passengers are carried. ʻoneki hana.

Bay of BengalKai Kūʻono o Benegala

bayonetʻelau waiki, ʻekī, ʻēlau.

bb

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BBSbulletin board service, on computer programs. PLH (papa lawelawe hoʻolaha).

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B-complex vitaminkauwikamina B.

bd

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bdelliumkeliuma.

be

bea    bec    bed    bee    bef    beg    beh    bei    bel    bem    ben    beq    ber    bes    be-    bes    bet    bev    bew    bey    

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bethere is no verb to be in Hawaiian. The copula may be entirely omitted, or represented by verb markers (ua, e ... ana, ke ... nei, i, e) or by he. I am well, ua maikaʻi au. I was well, ua maikaʻi au. I will be well, e maikaʻi ana au. You are happy, hauʻoli ʻoe. You were happy, hauʻoli ʻoe. He is going, e hele anaʻoia, ke hele nei ʻoia. to be with (accompany), ʻalo. to be happy, noho me ka hauʻoli. to be chief, noho aliʻi. to be in a state of, hele ā, kaʻa. She is a teacher, he kumu ʻoia.

beachkahakai, kahaone, papa kea, makālae.

beachʻaekahakai

beachʻaekahakai

beach bagʻeke kahakai

beach bagʻeke kahakai

beach chairnoho kahakai

beach chairnoho kahakai

beach cricketʻūhini nēnē kahakai.

beach poppypua kala, pōkalakala; naule (rare).

beach towelkāwele kahakai

beach towelkāwele kahakai

beach umbrellamāmalu kahakai

beach umbrellamāmalu kahakai

beach vitexkolokolo kahakai, māwanawana, pōhinahina, hinahina kolo.

beachcomberʻaeʻa haukaʻe. see vagabond.

beaconlama kuhikuhi.

Beacon HillPikina Hila, Bikina Hila.

beadpūpū lei. glass bead, hua aniani; olo (rare). prayer beads, lei kolona. string of beads, akalei.

beadolopī.

beaknuku, ihu; (rare).

beakerkānuku, nuku (of a pitcher).

beakerhano kānuku.

beam₁bar. kaola, kuku, kua, kua lāʻau; kī kaola (to close a door).

beam₂ray. kukuna.

beambalance beam. lāʻau kaukahi. see parallel bars. laser beam. kukuna wanaʻā. beam of a boat. kua uma.

beam reach (port)beam reach on the port side, i.e. sailing at a 90° angle from the direction of the wind, with the port side windward. kele ama kāmoe. see beam reach (starboard), broad reach (port), broad reach (starboard), close hauled (port), close hauled (starboard), downwind.

beam reach (starboard)beam reach on the starboard side, i.e. sailing at a 90° angle from the direction of the wind, with the starboard side windward. kele ʻākea kāmoe. see beam reach (port), broad reach (port), broad reach (starboard), close hauled (port), close hauled (starboard), downwind.

beanpāpapa, . see sea bean.

beanpāpapa. see entries below and pea. bush bean. pāpapa haʻa. honey locust bean. pāpapa ʻūhinihone. jelly bean. pāpapa kele. lima bean. pāpapa laima. long bean. pāpapa loloa. mung bean. pāpapa munukō. soya bean. pāpapa koiū. string bean. pāpapa hihi.

bean curdalso tofu. tōfū.

bean sproutkawowo pāpapa.

beanspini

beanspini

bear₁carry. hāpai, hiʻi, hali, paʻa; hāʻawe (on the back); bear down, kaomi, kōmi.

bear₂reproduce. hānau, hāpai, hua, hoʻohua. bear fruit or seed, hoʻohua.

bear₃see turn.

bear₄see endure.

bear₅animal. pea. bear baiting, hoʻohaehae pea.

bearpea. polar bear. pea ʻālika. teddy bear. pea kiʻi, pea pāʻani. see panda.

bearmea pāʻani pea

bearmea pāʻani pea

beardʻumiʻumi; hulu weuweu (poetic); hulu puaʻa (of male turkeys).

beardexcluding the moustache. ʻumiʻumi ʻauae, usu. ʻumiʻumi. see moustache.

beardlessheu ʻole, ʻumiʻumi ʻole. beardless youth, wā heuʻole.

bearerpaʻa, mea lawe, lawe, māmaka. bearer of a feather standard, paʻa kāhili; lawe kāhili; haʻakoni (rare). spittoon bearer, paʻa ipu kuha. bearer of canoe bow, pale mua. bearer of canoe stern, pale hope.

bearing₁carrying. hapaina.

bearing₂Mien. ʻAno, hālina. noble bearing, kohu aliʻi.

bearing₃position. kūlana o ka moku (of a ship).

beastholoholona.

beat₁strike. pepehi, kuʻi, paʻi, hahau, uhau, hau, hauhia, pākuʻi, , hākuʻi. also: ʻuīʻuī, koni, lawelawe lima, limanui, kākā, hoʻohāhā, ʻulupā, pāluku, pūkē, pana; beat, as the heart or pulse, pana, ʻapi, ʻūpā, lelele; to beat, as tapa, kuku, ʻakuku; to beat, as water in fishing, pākuʻikuʻi, ʻōlāʻau; to beat, as paddle on canoe side, homa, kāpapa; to beat, as lumpy poi, pākuʻikuʻi, pāʻuluʻā. see drum. to beat to death, pepehi ā make. to beat to a pulp, kuʻi palu. to beat flat, kuʻi pē.

beat₂in music. pana.

beat₃defeat. make, eo, lanakila, hoʻopio. You beat me, make au iāʻoe; eo au iāʻoe.

beat₄sail to windward. hoʻopiʻipiʻi; hoʻopahuʻa (rare).

beatas in music or linguistics. pana.

beaten₁hit. pepehi ʻia. beaten down, meheu, loha, hoʻomāui, ʻoupē, noiele.

beaten₂defeated. make.

beaterhohoa, hoahoa. see tapa for tapa beater. knee-drum beater, .

beauticianmea ʻako lauoho

beauticianmea ʻako lauoho

beautifulnani, uʻi, maikaʻi. also: makalapua, pōlani, nonohe, hiluhilu, luhiehu; mikihilina (as dress, finery, ornaments); paʻanehe (as work). supremely beautiful, keu ā ka uʻi; nani kōkī.

beautifyhoʻonani, hoʻonaninani, hoʻouʻi, hoʻouʻiuʻi, hoʻowehi, hoʻohiehie, hoʻohilu, hoʻohiluhilu, hoʻomāhilu, pūhano.

beautynani; uʻi (youthful); piuke (rare). beauty-loving, puni nani. poetic tributes to beauty: ʻai ka manu i luna; pali ke kua, mahina ke alo; ʻaʻohe puʻu, ʻaʻohe keʻe; ke kumu lehua muimuia a ka manu; hāʻale i ka wai o ka manu. see also kīʻililī, lāʻaeʻoia, manu, ʻōhiʻaʻai, mulberry. In poetry, beauty is shown by references to nature, especially to the sea and rain.

beauty shophale hoʻonani

beauty shophale hoʻonani

beaverʻīlio hulu pāpale, piwa. beaver hat, pāpale piwa, piwa haka.

beaverpeawa. mountain beaver. peawa kuahiwi.

becalmedlululu, lilo i ka pohu, laʻikū.

becauseno, no ka mea, ma, i, ma o, muli, mamuli. also: nani, hoʻohua, .

beche-de-merloli (for various kinds, see Haw.-Eng. entry and below). see sea cucumber.

beckonani, -ali, peʻahi, hoʻāni; beckon with the hand, ani peʻahi; beckon with the head, kūlou, kūnou.

becomelilo, hele ... ā, ua ((Gram. 5.2)), lawe. He will become a doctor, e lilo ana ʻoia i kauka. He has become angry, ua hele ʻoia ā huhū. He has become tired, ua māluhiluhi ʻoia.

becoming₁attractive. kohukohu, hiehie, mīkohu. see attractive.

becoming₂befitting. kūpono.

bedmoe, moena, moekū, kahi moe, wahi moe. see cot, sheet. temporary leaf and grass bed, pihaweuweu. bed in a grass house, kaʻanuʻa. to go to bed, moe. to make a bed, uhi i ka moe. stream bed, kahua, kahena wai papakū.

bedsee entries below and mattress, riverbed, streambed.

bed bugʻuku lio.

bed coveringkīhei, kīhei pili, kuʻinakapa. see bedspread.

bed sheetuhi pela.

bedaubedkāpala, palaheʻa, loli, ʻīloli. see daub.

bedeckhoʻouluwehi, hoʻouluwehiwehi, hoʻomāhilu, hoʻohiluhilu; bedeck with leis, ʻohuʻohu.

bedfellowhoa moe.

bedframehao pela. see headboard.

bedpanalso urinal. ipu mimi. see toilet bowl, urinal.

bedpostpou moe.

bedriddenmoe maʻi, kaʻikōkō, waiho i kahi moe, kaʻa moena.

bedrockkūpapakū.

bedrockkūpapakū.

bedroomlumi moe.

bedroomlumi moe. master bedroom. lumi moe haku. guest room. lumi moe malihini.

bedsheethāliʻi moe, hāliʻi pela.

bedside tablealso nightstand. pākaukau moe.

bedspreadkapa moe (general name); hāliʻi moe, uhi moe.

bedspreaduhimoe.

bedspringspilina moe, pela uea.

bedspringspilina moe.

bedsteadkūmoe; lāʻau moekū (wooden).

bedtimewā hiamoe, manawa moe.

beemeli, nalo meli (honey bee). queen bee, nalo meli mōʻī wahine. drone bee, nalo meli noho hale. worker bee, nalo meli paʻahana.

beefpipi. beef meat, ʻiʻo pipi. beef stew, pipi kū. roast beef, pipi loke. dried or jerked beef, pipi kaula. beefsteak, pipi palai, pipi kōʻala.

beefsee corned beef.

beehivepahu meli, pūnana meli.

beepas a sound effect on a computer. pīpa.

beeperkeleʻō

beerpia, bia. lager beer, bia nui. weiss beer, bia wei. sweet potato beer, ʻuala ʻawaʻawa.

beersix-pack of beer. ʻekeʻeke pia. twelve-pack of beer. pūʻolo pia. case of beer. pahu pia.

beer parlorhale inu pia.

beeswaxkūkaenalo, leponalo.

beetpika.

beetpike.

beetlepuʻu, ane, ʻūhini lele, . rose beetle, puʻu ʻai loke. flour beetle, mū ʻai palaoa. wood boring beetle, ʻuku lāʻau. Olinda beetle, puʻu.

beetleponu. larder beetle, dermestid. ponu ʻili.

befallloʻohia, hekau.

befitkohu pono.

befoggednoenoe, pululuhi.

beforemua, ʻē, alia, i ka wā mamua. ten minutes before five, ʻumi minuke i koe, kani ka hola ʻelima.

Before ChristBC

Before common eraBCE

beforehandmua, ʻe. to show beforehand, hoʻokūʻike, hōʻikeʻē.

beforehandearly, as registration for a conference. hiki mua. see early, late.

befoulhoʻopaumāʻele, hoʻopelapela, hoʻohaumia.

befriendhoʻomakamaka, hoʻohoaloha, hoʻāikāne.

befuddledkūpouli.

begmākilo; humbly beg, noi haʻahaʻa. see beggar, entreat. to beg from place to place, noi hele.

begetloaʻa. Jacob begot Joseph, na Iakopa ʻo Iokepa.

beggarmākilo, ʻai pala maunu, ʻauhaupuka, pani puka, kanaka kau-i-ka-puka-hale.

beggar tickspoʻolānui; koʻokoʻolau (all kinds).

beginhoʻomaka, hoʻokumu; ʻoia (as a race). to begin again, hoʻomaka hou. to begin work, as a job, komo i ka hana.

beginto start, as a computer program. hoʻomaka. see quit.

beginnermea hoʻomaka. also: ʻakahi akahi, hōlona.

beginninghoʻomaka ʻana, maka, maka mua, kinohi, kinohou, kumu, kumu kahi, ʻōmaka, māʻana; kāhoa (as of a chant). the very beginning, kinohi loa. beginning of the world, kumu honua.

beginning levelalso introductory level. pae hoʻomaka.

begonehele pēlā, hele i kahi ʻē.

begoniaakaʻakaʻawa, pua maka nui, pīkonia.

begoniapīkōnia.

begrudgeʻauʻa wale.

beguilinghoʻowalewale, hoʻohei manaʻo, kāpehe.

behalfma, no, pono. In your behalf, no kou pono.

behavehana, noho. behave well, noho pono, hilu. behave wickedly, kolohe, ʻeu, lapuwale, hana ʻino, hana pono ʻole. behave reasonably, aokanaka.

behaviorhana.

behavioras the way people or animals act. lawena. instinctive behavior. lawena ʻike hānau. learned behavior. lawena ʻapo.

behavioral sciencekālailawena.

beheadʻoki ā lele ke poʻo, ʻoki poʻo.

behemothpehemo.

behindhope, muli, ma ke kua; mahope (referring to both time and place); i hope (does not refer to time). to fall behind (as in learning), hāʻule hope.

behind-the-back passin basketball; to throw such a pass. kīloi kua.

beholdaia hoʻi, eia hoʻi. see see.

beingmea (person, thing); kanaka (human). see legendary being.

Belarusbelarusa.

belchkīhā, ʻopuʻopu, pīhā, pūhā.

BelfastPelepake, Belefase.

belfryhale pele, pūʻoʻa pele.

Belgian. BelgiumPelekiuma, Belegiuma.

Belgiumalso Belgian. Pelekiuma, Belegiuma.

beliefmanaʻo.

believemanaʻoʻiʻo, hilinaʻi, piliwi; believe implicitly, paulele. He believes in God, ua manaʻoʻiʻo ʻoia i ke Akua.

belittlehoʻohaʻahaʻa. also: hoʻoūpē, huahua, hoʻopuʻukahua, hoʻohenehene, pāhenehene, hoʻopāhenehene, nemanema.

Belizealso Belizean. Belize.

bellpele. see scrotum. dinner bell, pele ʻaina. bell clapper, ʻulu, ʻulu kani.

bellpele. alarm bell, as on a clock or fire alarm. oeoe, pele.

bell peppernīoi pūhaʻuhaʻu, nīoi pūʻaluʻalu, nīoi ʻaluʻalu.

Bellatrixa star. Kaluakoke.

bellboypoe pele.

bellow, wōwō, kūō, umō.

bellowsʻūpā, ʻupā makani, ʻōpū makani.

bellows nozzlenuku ʻūpā makani.

bellyʻōpū, hakualo; alopiko, alapiko (of fish). see kōheoheo₁. to belly out, as clothes on a line or a sail, poho.

belongno, na. This belongs to me, naʻu kēia, noʻu kēia.

belonging, , no, na. belonging to that place, no laila. The hat belonging to Pua, kō Pua pāpale.

belongingspono.

belovedaloha ʻia, mea aloha, milimili, milia, mili, maka, hiwahiwa, nēnē hiwa, ʻōmea, ʻanoʻi, mea nui, hiwa lani, kaupili. fig.: lauaʻe, lei, pākau, ʻōnohi kau maka, kiʻiʻōnohi.

belowlalo, i lalo, malalo, iho.

beltkuapo, ʻili kuapo, kuapo ʻōpū, apo, kāʻai, kāʻei. also: kama ʻaha, kāmakaʻaha, ʻaʻa, ʻaʻa pūhaka. to belt on, kākua, kaʻakoʻo.

beltasteroid belt. kāʻei hōkūnaʻi.

belt buckleʻūmiʻi ʻilikuapo, ʻūmiʻi.

belt loopas on a pair of pants. apo ʻili kuapo.

bemoankaniʻuhū i ka pōpilikia.

BenaresPenale, Benare.

benchnoho, noho lōʻihi, papa noho. workbench, papa hana. judge's bench, noho hoʻokolokolo.

benchsee first off the bench.

bench viseʻūmiʻi hoʻopaʻa

bench viseʻūmiʻi hoʻopaʻa

benchmarkin math. kaha ana.

bendpelu; peʻu (Molokaʻi), hoʻopiʻo, hoʻokeʻe, hoʻokekeʻe. also: ʻalu, hōʻalu, nīnole, ʻaʻapu, kāluli, haʻi, hoʻoholu, nape, nolu pē, ʻupaʻi, hoʻopepeʻe, kīkeʻe, uakeʻe, kōkeʻe, ʻopi; bend down, ʻaui, ʻauina; bend over, loʻu, ʻekepue, lōpiʻo, haʻaloʻu; bend low, hālala; bend forward, kimo, kūpou; bend the neck, kūlou; bend the head, kimo poʻo, kikiwi, haʻinau, hakinau. see bent, curved. to bend, as a bow, lena. to sit on bended knees, noho kukuli.

bendsholoā iʻa (caisson disease).

beneathlalo, malalo, i lalo.

benedictionpule hoʻomaikaʻi.

benefactormea kōkua.

beneficentlokomaikaʻi, manawaleʻa, naʻau aloha, naʻau aliʻi.

beneficialpono, pōmaikaʻi.

beneficiaryka mea i hoʻopōmaikaʻi ʻia, mea hoʻokahu ʻia.

benefitpono, maikaʻi, waiwai.

benefitfringe benefit, as any employee benefit other than salary, such as medical insurance, etc. pono keu.

benevolentsee beneficent.

BengalPenekala, Benegala.

benightednaʻaupō, , pōʻele.

bentpiʻo, pelu ʻia, keʻe, lākeʻe, lāpeʻe, kapakahi, kiwi, kikiwi, kākiwi, paʻewa; luʻuluʻu (as in grief); ʻanakeʻe, palakāhela; manawai (rare): bent out, lanahua; bent over, lāpuʻu, ʻōnaha, loʻu, poʻokaʻeo; hanunu (rare); out of shape, nenehū, nanahū; bent, as with age, ʻoʻohu; bent, as as bow, lena, kakaka. also: napa, nāpai, kanahua, hoʻokanahua, pāuma, naha, kīʻōnaha, pei, pākauākeʻe, peʻu, lāpuʻu, napuʻu.

bent grassheʻupueo.

benumbedlōlō, māʻeʻele. also. huehu, hauʻoki, makaʻeleʻele.

benzenebenezene.

benzinepenekine.

benzoina resin used in perfume and cosmetics. penekui.

bequeathhoʻīli, hoʻoili, kauoha.

bequestkauoha, hoʻoilina.

bereavedluʻuluʻu, kaumaha no ka mea i hala aku, ʻoā.

BeringPēlina, Berina.

Beringberina. Bering Sea. ke kai ʻo Berina.

Bering StraitsKe kōwā o Pēlina, ke kai kōwā o Pēlina.

BerlinPelelina, Berelina.

Bermuda grassMānienie haole.

Bernoulli's principlein science. ke kulehana a Penuli.

berryhua liʻiliʻi.

berrypīʻai. see Hawaiian entries under pīʻai.

berylpelulo.

besethoʻopilikia, hoʻohei; hoʻokē (fig.).

besidema, ma ka ʻaoʻao.

besideskoe, hoʻi, kekahi, kahi, laʻa. besides this, aia kēia. besides that, koe kēlā, e laʻa me kēlā, hoʻoiho, hoʻīho.

besiegepōʻai puni, hoʻopuni; ūkūkua (as with problems); pūʻā (rare).

besmearhāpala, hoʻopala, kaʻe, hoʻokaʻe, hoʻohaukaʻe, hamo, hoʻowiʻu.

besmirchhoʻohaukaʻe, hoʻohaumia, hoʻopōneko.

bestʻoi, ʻoi loa, maikaʻi aʻe, poʻokela, kilohana, hōʻoi, ʻī, helu ʻekahi, heke, paua. Maui is the best, Maui nō ka ʻoi (no ka ʻoi without a preceding noun would mean ‘for the best person’ but would be rarely if ever said).

best boyan assistant gaffer. hope luna uila. see gaffer.

best mankūʻaoʻao o ke kāne (at a wedding).

be-still treenohomālie.

bestirhōʻoni, hōʻeuʻeu, hoʻoui.

betpili, piliwaiwai. to bet disastrously, pili hihia, pili pohō. to raise a bet, hōʻoi i ka pili, kaleʻoa.

betkumu pili

betkumu pili

beta particlea negatively charged electron moving at high speed. huna beta. see alpha particle.

betel nutnīoi pekela.

BetelgeuseʻAua, Kaulua-koko, Koko; Kāʻelo (possibly).

BethanyPekania, Betania.

BethelPekela, Betela.

BethlehemPekelehema, Betelehema.

BethsaidaPekekaika, Betesaida.

betraykumakaia. also: paokeʻe; paokoke (one's relatives or those close to one); ʻōpeʻa.

betrayermākaia.

betrothhoʻopalau.

betrothalpalau, hoʻopalau.

betrothedpalau, hoʻopalau ʻia.

bettermaikaʻi aʻe, aho, ahona, hoʻokāʻoi. Better not, ʻaʻole make. That is better, e aho ia.

bettingpiliwaiwai, pili.

betweenwaena, mawaena, i waena.

beveragemea inu. cold beverage, mea inu hoʻohuʻihuʻi.

beveragedrink. meainu.

bewailkūmākena, auē, , kanikau, uē helu.

bewareakahele, mālama, ao.

bewilderhoʻopohihihi, hoʻopōnaʻanaʻa, hoʻopāhaʻohaʻo.

bewilderedpohihihi, kūnānā, pōnaʻanaʻa. also. naʻanaʻa, lihili, hihipeʻa.

bewitchedmea i hoʻohei ʻia ka noʻonoʻo, hana ʻia e ke kahuna; pilihua (rare).

beyondwaho, ʻō. far beyond, maʻō loa aku. the dark, invisible beyond, polikua, pōliukua.

beyondʻō aku

beyondʻō aku

bh

bhu    

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Bhutanalso Bhutanese. Butana.

bi

bia    bib    bic    bid    bie    big    bik    bil    bin    bio    bir    bis    bit    biv    

ba    bb    bc    bd    be    bh    bi    bl    bo    br    bu    by       -top-  

biasalso biased. pāʻewaʻewa. systematic error in gathering data, in math. paʻewa.

biasedsee partial.

bibpale, pale hānai.

BiblePaipala, Baibala. Holy Bible, Paipala Hemolele.

BiblicalPaipala; Baibala.

bibliographypapa kuhikuhi o nā puke i heluhelu ʻia.

bicameralas a legislature. ʻelua hale.

bicentennialka puni ʻana o ʻelua haneli makahiki.

bicepsthe muscle of the front of the upper arm. mākala ʻuala.

brachiiʻuala.

bickeringkūʻēʻē, hoʻopaʻapaʻa. bickering relationship, pili hukihuki.

bicuspid valveof the heart. pepeiao pālua. see valve.

bicyclepaikikala, kaʻa paikikala, kaʻa hehi wāwae.

bicyclepaikikala. see basket, bike. bicycle chain. kaulahao paikikala. bicycle chain cog. pānihoniho o ke kaulahao paikikala. bicycle crossbar. kua hao paikikala. bicycle handlebars. kalaiwa paikikala, ʻau paikikala (preceded by ke). bicycle mud guard. pale lepo paikikala. bicycle seat. noho paikikala. bicycle tire. kaea paikikala, taea paikikala.

bicycle shophale paikikala

bicycle shophale paikikala

bidkoho (as at an auction); kauoha, kēnā (command). bid good-by, hāʻawi i ke aloha.

biddermea koho. highest bidder, mea koho kiʻekiʻe loa.

biddingkoho, kauoha. do one's bidding, hoʻokō kauoha.

biennialkēlā me kēia lua makahiki. biennial report, hōʻike no ʻelua makahiki.

biermānele. to carry on a bier, mānele.

bignui, nunui, hālala, māhuahua; impressivelybig, kaʻapeha.

Big BangPahū Nui

Big DipperNā-hiku, Kiʻaha.

Big DipperNāhiku.

Big Fivethe Big Five, the five corporations that controlled most of the sugar industry in hawaiʻi. hui nui ʻelima.

bigamymale punalua.

big-belliedʻōpū nui, kēkē, ʻākēkē.

bigeye tunaʻāweoweo; ʻalauā, ʻalalauā (young stage).

biggernui aʻe, kāʻeuʻeu.

bikedirt bike. mokokaikala holo lepo. mountain bike. paikikala holo kuahiwi. see bicycle.

bike shophale paikikala

bike shophale paikikala

bileau, lena, wailena.

bilgeliu. bilge pump, omo liu.

biliousnesspuʻu makani; puʻupoʻolā (rare).

bill₁document. pila; kāki (charge); palapala (document); pila kīkoʻo (draft). bill of exchange, kīkoʻo pānaʻi. bill of health, palapala hōʻike no ke ola. bill of lading, palapala hōʻike ukana o ka moku. bill of sale, palapala kūʻai. bill of fare, papa kuhikuhi mea ʻai. to bill, hoʻouku.

bill₂see beak.

billa piece of paper money. pepa kālā. see coin. one-dollar bill. pepa pākahi. five-dollar bill. pepa pālima. ten-dollar bill. pepa pāʻumi.

billa draft of a law presented to a legislature. pila. division of a legislative bill, larger than a section or article. mokuna. see Hawaiian entries under kānāwai and title.

Bill of RightsPalapala pono kanaka.

billboardpapa hoʻolaha.

billetpalapala lima.

billfoldʻekeʻeke kālā.

billiard cuelāʻau pahupahu, kuʻi pahupahu.

billiardspahupahu, pilioki. to play billiards, pahupahu.

billionpiliona.

billionsee giga-, nano-.

billowʻale, ʻaui, ʻaui ʻale; nīʻau (rare); ʻōhuku ʻale (rising); billow out, puhaʻu, pōʻolopū, pūnohu; ʻolopū, poholua (as sails); kōwehe (as a dress).

billowyhoʻomākōmakō, hoʻopehupehu (as a cloud); newe (rare). see billow.

billylāʻau mākaʻi.

binarya base-two system of numeration, in math. kumu hoʻohui pālua. binary compound. pūhui kumumea lua.

binary compoundpūhui kumumea lua.

bindsee tie. also: pūʻā, kāoʻo, hoʻohīpuʻu, hauhoa, hauhō, hāwele, nīpeʻa, awaiāulu, puʻaka, kāpola; bind tightly, lawa lua, kama ʻaha, pūlawa, pōlena, puaniki; bind up, nunu; bind on, ʻōmau, hume; bind beforehand, hele honua; bind the hands, ʻōpeʻa; bind together, as bones of a chief for preservation, pokipaʻa; bind, as a sarong, kākua; bind, as with a sash or belt, kākoʻo; bind, as a book, humu, humuhumu.

bindhelea₂

bindhelea₂

binderhoʻohui, pūʻā, hoʻopaʻa. metal binder, kui ʻūmiʻi. machine binder, mīkini hoʻopaʻa. tight waist binder, kāliki.

binderring binder. puke lina kui. see notebook, ring.

bindingʻili (as a book cover); hīkiʻi, hoana.

bingoname of Hawaiian language version. keola.

binnaclepahu, pahu pānānā.

binocularspaʻa ʻohenānā.

biochemistrykemika meaola.

biodegradablepēhāpopopo.

biofilterfor a fish tank, in aquaculture. huila mūhune, hōkele mūhune (slang).

biographicalalso biography. piliolana. see autobiographical. biographical novel. nōwela piliolana.

biologicalsee entries below. biological community. kaiameaola. natural biological community. kaiameaola kūlohelohe. biological control. kāohi meaola. biological family. ʻohana kālaimeaola. to be biological ly adapted to. liliuwelo.

biologistkanaka kālaimeaola, mea kālaimeaola.

biologyʻike noʻeau e pili ana no nā mea ola.

biologykālaimeaola. see biological, cell, microbiology.

bioluminescencemāʻamaola.

biomasskōpū meaola.

biomekaiawao.

biospherekāʻei ola honua

birchpūkowi.

birdmanu (fig., people; for various kinds and sayings, see Haw.-Eng. entry and entries that follow it). migratory birds, manu pae, manu o kahiki. native birds, manu kamaʻāina. introduced birds, manu lawe ʻia mai, manu malihini, manu mai nā ʻāina ʻē. legendary birds: ʻā ʻaia, halulu. bird islet, moku manu, koʻo manu. plains with birds, kula manu. birds whose feathers were used in leis: mamo, ʻōʻō, ʻiʻiwi, ʻapapane, ʻōʻū. When even the birds of Kaʻula are wild, a day of storm, ʻāhē nō ka manu o Kaʻula, he lā ʻino (trouble).

birdsee Hawaiian entries under manu.

bird cagepahu manu

bird cagepahu manu

bird catcherkia manu, kia, kono manu, kolokio, lawaiʻamanu. god of bird catchers, Haʻina-kolo.

bird dogʻīlio hahai manu.

bird feederipu hānai manu

bird feederipu hānai manu

bird nestpūnana manu

bird nestpūnana manu

bird of paradisethe bird. manu palekaiko. the flower. pua manu.

birdbathʻauʻauna manu. see feeder.

birdcatchingkia manu, kaumanu, kāpili manu, kono manu, ʻōkuʻu, kahekahe, lawaiʻamanu, kolokio. birdcatching pole, lāʻau kia, kia, alakō, ʻaukuʻu, hāpapa, pokia.

birdhousehale manu.

birdlimepīlali.

bird's-eye viewkiʻi maka manu.

bird's-nest fernʻēkaha, ʻēkahakaha, ʻākaha.

BirminghamPaminahama, Baminahama; Peleminahama, Bereminahama.

birthhānau, hanauna, hoʻohānau; kiʻo (often sarcastic). premature birth, hānau ēwe. peculiar or unusual birth, hānau ʻeʻepa. quintuplet birth, hānau pālima.

birth certificatepalapala hānau.

birth controlkaupalena hānau.

birth pebblesʻiliʻili hānau.

birth stonespōhaku hānau.

birthdaylā hānau, lā piha makahiki. Happy Birthday, hauʻoli lā hānau, hānau.

birthday cardkāleka hānau, kāleka piha makahiki. see anniversary card.

birthday partypāʻina lā hānau

birthday partypāʻina lā hānau

birthmarkila. kinds of birthmarks: humuhumu, moi, ʻōkole, ʻōhiʻa; uhi.

birthplaceʻāina hānau, one hānau. also: ēwe, kulaiwi, ōpū ʻahuʻawa hānau. see residence.

biscuitpelena; ship biscuit, ʻao.

biscuitpalaoa pikeke, pikeke.

bisectʻoki ā kaʻawale, pālua, pahupū.

bisectto bisect, in math. ʻoki hapalua. abb. ʻo2. see bisector.

bisectorin math. kaha ʻoki hapalua. see bisect. perpendicular bisector. kaha ʻoki hapalua kūpono.

bishoppīhopa, luna kiaʻi, ʻepikopo.

Bishop MuseumHale Hōʻikeʻike o Ka-mehameha.

bisonpipi kuapuʻu.

Bissausee Guinea-Bissau.

bisulfatebisulafahate. sodium bisulfate. sodiuma bisulafahate.

bit₁small amount. wahi, hunahuna, mahele liʻiliʻi, ʻōniki.

bit₂tool. wili, wili kāhei, nao wili.

bit₃part of a bridle. hao, hao waha, hao kaula waha.

bita computer unit of information. huna. see byte. as for a drill. makawili. see drill.

bitchʻīlio wahine. see son of a bitch.

bitenahu, nanahu, ʻaki, ʻaʻaki, ʻakina; bite on a hook, ʻai, ʻaʻai; bite sideways, kīkepa; bite with relish, nahunahupū; bite with the teeth and peel off, as bark, ʻaki.

bite moldʻomoʻomo nahu

bite moldʻomoʻomo nahu

BithyniaPikunia, Bitunia.

bitingʻakina, niho.

bitmapto bitmap, a style of printing a graphic image as on a computer printer. kākiko. a bitmap ped graphic image. kiʻi kiko. precision bitmap ping. kākiko miomio.

bitsliʻiliʻi, oka, hunahuna, hunehune, bits of news, nā hunehune mea hou.

bitterʻawa, ʻawaʻawa. also: waiʻawa, ʻawaʻawahia, ʻawaʻawahua, muʻe, muʻemuʻe, muʻamuʻa, ʻōmuʻe, ʻōmuʻemuʻe, mule, mulemule, haoa, hauaʻīliki, malailena, ʻōlaelae; pēkaʻa (very bitter), halahala, pūʻawa. These words mean bitter to the taste, and figuratively of disposition. other words for bitter disposition: keʻemoa, naʻinaʻi; nanau, lanau (rare). bitter cold, bitter to taste, ʻāmuʻemuʻe. bitter rain, ka ua ʻawa (of disaster, hardship). kī-lau-ea overturned, darkened with smoke, lost in bitterness, ((PH 197)), hulihia Kī-lau-ea, pō i ka uahi, nalowale i keʻawa (disaster).

bitter gourdhue ʻawaʻawa.

bitter yamhoi.

bitternkipoka, puaʻa ʻili ʻoʻoi (KJV).

bitternessʻawaʻawa, ʻawaʻawaina, ʻawaʻawahia, koʻana ʻawa, nanahua. Remove the bitterness, hulialana.

bituminouspikimana. bituminous coal, lānahu pikimana.

bivalveʻōlepe (for various types, see entry, Haw.-Eng.), ʻowāʻowaka, kupekala, ʻōkupe, papaua, papaua momi, pahikaua. muscle attaching a bivalve to rock, hulu.

bl

bla    ble    bli    blo    blu    

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blabber-mouthʻeleʻelepī ka waha.

black₁color. ʻeleʻele, ʻele, pōʻele, pāʻele, ʻeneʻene; uliuli (sometimes pejorative); hiwa, hiwa paʻa (usually desirable); ʻele hiwa, ʻelekū (all black); pano, hākuma, hoʻokokōhi, polohiwa (as clouds). grayish black, ʻeleuli. blue-black, ʻeleʻī. glossy black, pano paʻū, very black, pau pāʻele. also: ʻeʻele, palaki, nika, polina. black dye for tapa was obtained from kukui nuts, bark, and roots.

black₂person. pāʻele, nekelo, nika; pōpolo (slang).

blacklolelipo

black coral.ʻekaha kū moana.

black dwarfhōkū pukupio

black eyemaka uli.

black magicsee sorcery.

black marketmakeke mawaho o ke kānāwai. to buy, as on a black market, kūʻai malū.

Black SeaKai-ʻeleʻele.

Black Seake kai ʻEle.

black widowa kind of spider. nananana hese ʻeleʻele, nanana hese ʻeleʻele.

black-and-blueuli; kuhe, kuhekuhe, kukuhe (as after a bruise).

blackberryʻōheloʻeleʻele.

blackboardpapa ʻeleʻele.

blackenhōʻeleʻele, pāʻele, hoʻopāʻele.

blackened.hōʻeleʻeleʻia, hoʻopāʻeleʻia, ʻelekū.

black-eyed Susanpūkiawe.

blackishhāʻeleʻele, hāuli, hāuliuli.

blackouthoʻopōuliuli.

blacksmithkuʻi hao, ʻāmala.

blacksmith shophale kuʻi hao, hale ʻāmala, hale kākia kāmaʻa lio.

bladderʻōpū mimi, ʻōpū hanawai, puʻumimi, koʻana, koʻala.

bladderʻeke mimi (preceded by ke).

blade₁of grass. lau.

blade₂of instrument. no general name. see paddle. sharp edge of blade, nīʻau. tip of blade, maka.

bladeof tongue. lau alelo. see tongue.

blameʻāhewa, ʻimi hala, hoʻāhewa, hoʻohewa, kāpili.

blandhūkākai, koʻekoʻe.

blankhakahaka; paʻi hakahaka (as on a questionnaire).

blankkoʻi hapa paʻa

blank footageas of video tape. līpine maʻemaʻe. see footage.

blanketkapa moe, huluhulu, kapa huluhulu. saddle blanket, pale lio. to cover with a blanket, ʻaʻahu.

blanketkapa, kapa moe. see quilt, shawl. electric blanket. kapa uila. heavy or woolen blanket. kapa huluhulu, huluhulu.

blasphemekūamuamu, hāʻiliʻili, hoʻohikiʻino.

blastpahū.

blast offto blast off, as a rocket. ʻōlapa. to cause to blast off. hoʻōlapa.

blastedpahūpahū; maʻalili, mālili, lili (as fruit).

Blattella germanicaGerman cockroach. ʻelelū laʻaloa.

blaze₁fire. lalapa, lapalapa; ʻā, ʻaʻā, ula, hulili, ʻulili, haulalapa; sudden blaze, ʻōlapa. Eyes blazing with wrath, hulili ka maka i ka huhū.

blaze₂mark. kīkoni, kuni, māka, kahakuhi.

bleachhoʻokeʻokeʻo, pūkai, kuakea, hoʻokuakea, loloʻa; hālena (as tapa).

bleachedkuakea. bleached muslin, keʻokeʻo wai; keʻokeʻo maoli (good quality); keʻokeʻo pia (inferior quality).

bleachersʻōmoʻo noho.

blearyʻōleha, ʻōlehaleha, ʻōhewahewa. see blurred.

bleatʻalalā, ʻalalāna, pūʻalalā, heehe, māʻāʻā.

bleedkahe koko.

bleedingkahe koko, kokona. bleeding heart, hōʻeha puʻuwai. bone instrument for bleeding, lancing, ā, ā ʻōʻō.

blemishkīnā, kīnaʻu, kīnaʻunaʻu, ʻālina, kīkohu.

blendhui pū, kāwili.

blendermīkini kāwili

blendermīkini kāwili

blennypāoʻo (pānoʻo).

blesshoʻomaikaʻi, hoʻopōmaikaʻi, mōlia. The Lord bless you and keep you (Nah. 6:24) , na Iēhowa ʻoe e hoʻomaikaʻi mai, ā e mālama mai.

blessedpōmaikaʻi. see ex., spirit.

blessingpōmaikaʻi, pule, pule hoʻopōmaikaʻi, haʻawina. blessing of a house, hoʻolaʻa hale. blessing of a canoe, hoʻolaʻa waʻa. to ask a blessing, hoʻopōmaikaʻi.

blightʻeleao. also: kakane, pōnalo, kīnā, aʻe, kūmīmī, mālili, mōlili, makika, meʻeau, mino, mimino, paʻi.

blightpōnalo₃

blightpōnalo₃

blindmakapō, makaʻalā; blind in one eye, makapaʻa; partially blind, hāpōpō, moʻowini. to pretend to be blind, hoʻomakapō.

blind passalso no-look pass, in basketball; to throw such a pass. kīloi hoʻopalai.

blindfoldhoʻomakapō.

blindfoldpale maka

blindfoldpale maka

blindman's buffpōʻai puni makapō.

blindspālulu pukaaniani, ʻōpeʻapeʻa, ʻōlepelepe.

blindsVenetian blinds. pale pukaaniani ʻōlepelepe.

blinkʻiʻimo, ʻōnini, hoʻolili, haʻalili.

blisterpōʻolopū, hōʻolopū, ʻolopū, ʻōwela.

blizzardpāhili hau, makani pāhili hau.

bloatedʻalakai, ʻuʻulukai, hūkākai, kēkewe, pūhalalū, ʻūpehupehu, hoʻoʻihaʻiha; kiʻimanana (as a corpse); hakakai (rare).

block₁obstruct. ʻĀkeʻakeʻa, keʻakeʻa, keʻa, paʻa, ālai, ānai, ʻāpani, papani a paʻa, kualo, pupū, kūpalaka.

block₂piece of wood. palaka; block in hat plaiting, iho; block to support canoe or outrigger float, paepae, lona. block-print cloth, palaka. children's blocks, huinahā pāʻani.

blocka child's toy. palaka. adobe block. uinihapa ʻakopie. city block. pōlaka. pier block, in construction. palaka kimeki. termite block. palaka kimeki pale .

blockto block or highlight text, as in a computer program. kahiāuli. see shade.

blockto block (a shot), in basketball. paku. see roof. to block out or screen. ākeʻa. to block (the ball), in volleyball. paku, pālulu. to pass through the block. hala ka pālulu. blocker. mea paku, paku. point from block. ʻai hele wale.

blockālailai

blockālailai

block and tacklean arrangement of pulleys and rope or cable used to lift or haul. hāmeʻa pokakaʻa.

blockadepani, kaupaleʻana, ālai, ānai.

blockagepani paʻa.

blocking foulin basketball. kuʻia ʻākeʻa. see foul.

blockspalaka pipili

blockspalaka pipili

blocks (toy)palaka

blocks (toy)palaka

blondeoho hākeakea, lauoho melemele. platinum blonde, poʻo keʻokeʻo.

bloodkoko; blood red, heʻa. also: wai, wai ʻula, ʻula, ʻulaʻula. royal blood, koko aliʻi. flow of blood, kahe koko, heʻe koko. blood clot, puʻu koko, koko paʻakūkū. menstrual blood, hanawai; waimaka o lehua, onehahi (rare). sacred blood, wai ʻihi, wāʻihi. shedder of blood, lima koko. blood relative, ʻiʻo pono, pili koko. mixed blood, hapa, hapa haole, koko ʻānoni, koko ʻāwili. high blood pressure, koko piʻi, koko lana. to shed blood, hoʻokahe koko. My blood pressure is high, he koko piʻi koʻu. see ʻea kū manawa.

bloodkoko. see entries below. blood cell. hunaola koko. blood glucose. monakō koko. blood pressure. mīkā koko. bloodstream. kahena koko. blood type. hulu koko. white blood cell. hunaola koko keʻokeʻo. red blood cell. hunaola koko ʻulaʻula. cold-blooded. koko huʻihuʻi. warm-blooded. koko mehana.

blood alcohol levelnui lama koko. see breathalyzer.

blood clotlapa koko. see coagulated.

blood pressure cuffʻili ana koko

blood pressure cuffana mīkā koko

blood pressure cuffana mīkā koko

blood vesselaʻa koko.

bloodhoundʻīlio hanu kanaka.

bloodshedhoʻokahe koko. to cause bloodshed, hoʻokoko.

bloodshotmākole, makou, maka ʻulaʻula.

bloodsuckeromo koko, mākoko.

bloodthirstypuni koko, haekoko.

bloodyʻākokoko, kokoko, kāheʻa.

bloompua, moano, mōhala.

bloomerslole wāwae pūhaʻuhaʻu.

bloomingalso blossoming, unfolded, as a flower; spread open. mohala.

blossompua. cherished blossom, pua lei. to blossom forth, makalapua, ʻōmeʻo, mōhala, mohahala, mōhalahala, mōhola.

blossomingsee blooming.

blothāpala, kāpala, pala, kohu. ink blot, kohu ʻīnika. to blot, pāʻele, hoʻopāʻele, hōkaʻe, hoʻomaloʻo; holoi ā nalo (remove blot); blot out, ʻānai; hoʻohōkai (memory).

blotchkīnā.

blotterpepa hoʻomaloʻo ʻīnika, pepa ʻomo ʻīnika, mea penu ʻīnika.

blousepalauki, lakeke, pākana.

blouselakeke, palauki. see jacket.

blow₁as air current. puhi, , papā, pā makani, ulu, unu (wind); pūhihio, makani, pua; blow softly, ani, aniani, ʻōaniani, māaniani, hiohio, ʻōnini, pua aheahe, ahe, kōaheahe, ʻōaheahe, papaiāulu; blow in gusts, hio, kākala; blow strongly or in a gale, pāhili, loku, kuke kū; blow in a straight course, hina; blow at an angle, pā lala; blow favorably, hinaleʻa; blow away, puhi pau, pupuhi, luehu, hoʻopuehu; blow, as a cool breeze, hau; blow spray or dust, pua ehu, pulelehua, laumāewa; blow smoke, pūkoʻa; blow a Kona wind, Kona; blow in a current or draft, āmio; blow helter-skelter, pūlunaluna; blow up, pākākā (as a balloon); pahūpahū, pahū, hoʻopahūpahū (explode); blow from the mouth, , puhi; blow sonorously, ʻūhīʻūhā (as accompanying volcanic surging). cf. ulu₁, wind₁. blow the nose, hoʻokē ihu.

blow₂strike. haua, hāuna, hahau, hauhāuna, uhau, kuʻia, kuʻina, lāʻau; undercut blow, poholalo; underhanded blow, huʻalepo; glancing blow, kā kīkepa; blow of fist, puʻupuʻu lima; blow of a club, lāʻau. to hurl a blow by swinging from the shoulders, hahau kākua. to deliver a blow of the fist, hao mai i ka puʻupuʻu; hāneoʻo (rare). to receive a resounding blow, kanono. loud sound, as of a blow, kani kanono. A single blow of the youth, hoʻokahi lāʻau o ka uʻi (boast of a fighter who fells a foe with a single blow).

blowas the wind. see wind. to blow one's nose. hūkē, hoʻokē.

blowholelua puhi, puhi, puhi kai, puhina.

blowtorchpuhiahi

blowtorchpuhiahi

blueno exact equivalent; uli, uliuli (of deep sea); polū (of clothes, eyes); dark blue, hāuliuli; blue black, ʻeleʻī; deep blue black, lipo; purplish blue, pōpolohua (as the sea or a bruise). see black-and-blue. blue eyes, maka ʻālohilohi, maka polū. A pale blue dye for tapa was obtained from ʻukiʻuki berries.

blue jaymanu kēuli, kēuli.

blue jeansʻahina, ʻāhinahina.

blue shiftʻauinahiki

bluebottle flynalo pilau.

blue-buttona kind of jellyfish. paʻipihi. see by-the-wind-sailor, Portuguese man-of-war.

bluefishiʻauli.

blueprintkiʻi kūkulu, kiʻi kūkulu hale. to draft or draw blueprint s; also draftsman or drafter. kaha kiʻi kūkulu.

bluff₁height. kiʻekiʻena, ʻoiʻoina.

bluff₂pretense. hōʻaʻano, hoʻomeamea. also: pūlapu (as in card game); noho niʻo, poupou noho niʻo; hāwale (rare).

bluingkolū (used in laundering).

blunderlalau, hewa, kīnaʻunaʻu, kinanaʻu. also: hōʻāʻā, nāhili, hoʻonāhili, kūhili, naʻau kūhili, hāwāwā, hōkai, manukā, manuea, pālola, pololoa, kākākiʻi.

blunderbusspū pōkole.

bluntkūmūmū. also: mūmū, ʻamumū, ʻakumu, ʻōkumu, ʻoi ʻole, manumanu, mūʻouʻou, mene, kūmene, meu, nukunuku, pahupahu, pekekue, pihi, peue. blunt in speech, hoʻopuka kū, ʻōlelo hoʻoponopono ʻole, ʻōkalakala, paopao.

blurred₁as vision. ʻŌliʻuliʻu, niniu; haumakaʻiole (of the very old). also: pinao, pōnalo, pōlea. see bleary.

blurred₂as sound. huikau, kāpala, hānuna.

blurredpōnalonalo₂

blurredpōnalonalo₂

blushpiʻi ka ʻula, weo, nono ʻula, makou, , ʻāpane, hoʻokoko.

blushalso rouge, as makeup. hehelo pāpālina.

blusterpuaʻō, kuke kū, wiliʻōkaʻi, ʻoʻolokū, kāpeku, ʻoehu.

bo

boa    bob    bod    bog    boi    bol    bom    bon    boo    bor    bos    bot    bou    bow    box    boy    

ba    bb    bc    bd    be    bh    bi    bl    bo    br    bu    by       -top-  

boa constrictormoʻo wili.

boarpuaʻa laho (an insult).

board₁lumber. papa, papa lāʻau, laupapa. see surf board. breadboard, papa palaoa. poi pounding board, papa kuʻi ʻai. mixing board, papa wili, papa wili ʻai. rough unfinished board, papa huluhulu. ironing board, papa ʻaiana. grooved board for making ribbed tapa, papa hole. kōnane board, papamū. center of a kōnane board, piko. board to float with, mouo, mou.

board₂to go on board. kau, eʻe. to board a ship, eʻe moku.

board₃to feed. hānai, ʻai.

board₄council. papa, keʻena. labor board, papa limahana. draft board, papa ʻohi. executive board, pulo hoʻokō.

boardpapa. see BBS, member, sten-strip board, white board, windsurf. four-by-four board. papa . two-by-four board. papa lua . bulletin board. papa hōʻikeʻike. board game, as checkers. kēmu. game board. papa kēmu.

boardpaipo

boardpae poʻo

boardpapa paipo

boardpaipo

Board of Agriculture and ForestryPapa Mahi ʻAi a me Ulu Lāʻau.

Board of CommissionersPapa Komikina.

Board of Commissioners to Quiet Land TitlesKomikina Hoʻonā ʻĀina.

Board of EducationPapa Hoʻonaʻauao.

Board of HealthPapa Ola.

Board of ImmigrationPapa Eʻe Moku.

Board of Regents of the UniversityPapa o nā Kahu Kula o ke Kulanui.

board of registrationpapa hoʻopaʻa inoa, ʻaha ʻuao.

Board of SupervisorsPapa Luna Kiaʻi.

Board of Water SupplyʻOihana Wai.

boarding schoolkula hānai, kula noho paʻa.

boardinghousehaleʻaina.

boar's tuskniho kepa.

boastkaena, haʻanui, liki. also: hōʻoio, akena, ākenakena, keha, haʻakoi, haʻanoʻu, haʻaliki, kūhaʻaliki, haʻi liki, hoʻoheo, hoʻopehu, painuʻu, kōlea. to boast of courage that is lacking, hōʻaʻano. to boast of one's association with chiefs, piʻi aliʻi. Stylized boasts and taunts anciently preceded combat. see proud sayings of a boaster: ʻaʻaliʻi, kamahele, ʻulaʻa, ʻulu, blow, bowl, wave. see sayings derisive of a boaster: kalaʻihi, kaupoku, keha, kōlea, liki.

boatmoku, poki. rowboat, waʻapā. steamboat, mokuahi.

boat hookpolohuku, ponohuku.

boatswainpokini.

boatswain birdkoaʻe.

bobeʻea; kimo (as the head in watching the kimo game); pihōpihō (as a canoe); ʻoki pahu, ʻoki poe (as hair).

bobas of a pendulum. ʻolo.

bobbin winderpōkaʻa pīlali.

bobby pinʻūmiʻi lauoho.

bodehōʻailona. bode well, hōʻailona pōmaikaʻi. bode ill, hōʻailona pōʻino.

bodilykino. bodily remains, kino wailua, kupapaʻu.

bodykino; paukū kino (torso); soft parts of body, ʻapi; whole body, nui kino; body depression, pipi (rare); long, oval body, ʻomoʻomo.

bodyas of a composition or text. kino. see opening, closing. as of an ʻukulele, guitar, etc. ʻōpū. see ʻukulele.

body boardpaipo

body boardpae poʻo

body boardpapa paipo

body boardpapa kaha nalu

body boardpaipo

body hairhulu, huluhulu.

body louseʻuku kapa.

body odorhohono.

body surfingheʻe umauma, kaha nalu.

body-buildinghoʻoikaika kino.

bodyguardkiaʻi kino, kiaʻipoʻo; ʻūhā heke (fig.). king's bodyguard, kauʻoʻe.

bogpohō, naele, nenelu, ʻolokele.

bogwith no trees and soft ground. nāele. see marsh, swamp.

boggymāʻolu, nolu, nakele, hāwali, nenelu; mōʻolu (rare), see bog.

boil₁as water. paila, kupa; boil over, . also: puaʻi, hoʻolapa, huahuaʻi, huaʻina. Ancient method of boiling by placing hot stones in a bowl containing water, hākui, puholo.

boil₂carbuncle. maʻi hēhē, makalau; maka pala, palapū (ready to burst). running boil, pala heʻe.

boilpaila. boiling poini. kēkelē paila. see freezing point, melting point.

boiledkupa. soft-boiled, moʻa hapa. hard-boiled, moʻa loa.

boileripu hoʻolapalapa, ipu māhu. sugar boiler, ipu hoʻomoʻa kō.

boilingpuaʻina; kukukū (sound). boiling house (of sugar mill), hale puhi kō.

boisterousʻoʻolokū, ʻōkalakala, leoleoā, waha kole.

bolaspīkoi, ʻīkoi.

boldkoa, maka koa, wiwo ʻole, ʻaʻa, mahaʻoi. also: ʻāwini, nahoa, mīʻoi, mīʻoiʻoi, kila, pōpololū, mahiopu, mākolea. to act bold, hoʻomāʻoi, hōʻaʻano.

boldsee boldface.

boldfaceon a computer or in typesetting; also bold. kāʻele. to bold, i.e. set in boldface type. hoʻokāʻele.

Boliviaalso Bolivian. Bolivia.

bolt₁lock. lāʻau keʻa, lāʻau kī; hoʻopaʻa.

bolt₂pin. mākia, pine.

bolt₃quantity of cloth. kūkaʻa, ʻōwili, ʻāpā.

bolt₄see run.

boltas in nuts and bolt s. kui kolū. see nut. of material. ʻāpā lole.

bombpōkā pahū. incendiary bomb, pōkā pōpō ahi.

bombmissile bomb. kao lele pahū.

bombardmentpōkā pahū.

bombermokulele hoʻopahū nui.

bombingkōlū, pōkā pahū ʻana.

bondpona, palapala pona, palapala hoʻopaʻa, palapala ʻaiʻē, hīpuʻu. mature bond, pona piha pono. term bond, pona no ka manawa. to stand a bond, kū pona.

bondlou. between atoms or ions as a result of gaining, losing, or sharing electrons. lou ʻātoma. bonding instrument. ʻūlou. a certificate bought from a government or corporation which agrees to pay back the cost of the bond plus interest after a set period of time. pona.

bond servantkuapaʻa.

bondageluhi. house of bondage (Puk. 13:3) , hale hoʻoluhi.

bondsmanmea kū pona.

boneiwi (for various kinds and idioms, see Haw.-Eng. entry and entries that follow it). also: ʻaulima, kuapoʻi, peʻahi, iwi kūpika, iwi hope, kano, ʻau, huamoa, huapoʻo, ʻauwāwae, . union of molar or cheekbone with temporal bone, apo. small bone of deceased beloved, heia. bone fishhook, makau iwi. bone needle, mōlī. bundle of bones, as of relatives, pōpō iwi. corpse bones in flexed position, ʻolokeʻa. Bones of chiefs as receptacles of mana were preserved in sennit caskets in houses called hale poki. These bones will survive, ola nā iwi (said also of one cared for in old age). Act for your own bones, hana nō i kā kō iwi (take care of yourself and your own interests).

bonesee Hawaiian entries beginning with iwi.

bonefishʻōʻio (for growth stages, see Haw.-Eng. entry); large bonefish, kuahauli.

bonemealiwi wiliwili. see meat meal.

bonfirepuʻuahi.

bonitoaku, kawakawa (pohopoho) (for growth stages, see Haw.-Eng. entries); noʻinoʻi, ʻoeʻoe (young). bonito lure, pāhī aku, kaiānoa.

bonnetpāpale ʻoʻoma. poke bonnet, pāpale mūʻouʻou.

bonusuku keu, uku makana.

bonusextra credit, as a class assignment or question on a quiz. hoʻopiʻi kaha, ʻai keu. bonus question. nīnau hoʻopiʻi kaha, nīnau ʻai keu.

bonyiwiiwi. also: hiwi, hiwihiwi, kōlīlā, kekē.

booby₁bird. ʻĀ; ʻāʻā (probably).

booby₂see fool.

boogie boardpapa kaha nalu

boogie boardpapa kaha nalu

bookpuke (for various kinds, see Haw.-Eng. entry and entries that follow it), liwele (French origin, very rare). instruction book, puke aʻo. spelling book, puke aʻo kepela.

booksee Hawaiian entries beginning with puke. humorous book. puke hoʻomakeʻaka. information book. puke kumuhana. pattern book. puke aʻo analula.

bookmoʻopuke

bookmoʻopuke

book louseʻuku pepa.

book shelfhaka puke

book shelfhaka puke

bookbindinghumuhumu puke. bookbinding paper, humuhumu puke ʻili pepa. bookbinding cloth, humuhumu puke ʻili lole.

bookcasepahu puke, pahu waiho puke.

bookkeeperkupakako, pūkipa.

bookmarkmāka puke.

bookmarklepe puke.

bookshelfhaka kau puke.

bookstorehale kūʻai puke.

bookwormmū ʻai puke.

boom₁spar. pumi, pūlumi, kewe, lāʻau kaha, lāʻau lalo, lāʻau paepae, paepae; outrigger boom, ʻiako, ekea; boom connecting hulls of double canoe, kuānuenue, lapauila; inboard part of outrigger boom, kua ʻiako; boom for canoe sail, ʻōpeʻa.

boom₂noise. kuʻi, kani; kūpakūpā (as of drums); laolao (rare). Boom, boom! Kūakā! ʻO ku ʻo kā!

boomto operate a boom, as for movie or video production. kīkoʻo ipuleo. boom operator. mea kīkoʻo ipuleo.

boomerangkuʻukuʻu.

boostersolid rocket booster. kao wāwahie kinopaʻa, kao wāwahie paʻa.

bootpuki, kāmaʻa puki, kāmaʻa, kāmaʻa lōʻihi.

bootrubber boot. lapa puki, laba puki, puki lapa. ski boot. kāmaʻa puki heʻe hau.

bootblackmea hoʻohinuhinu kāmaʻa.

Boōtes constellationHōkū-ʻiwa.

boothlānai, keʻena, hale lālā lāʻau, hale kāmala; pākaukau (in a market); temporary booth, kāmala, pālima; hale puʻuone (as in a luakini temple enclosure); oeoe.

boothas at a carnival, etc. kāmala.

bootywaiwai pio, waiwai i hao ʻia.

BoraboraPolapola.

borderpalena, lihi, nihi, kapa, peʻa, kaʻe. also: hulilau, huʻa, paʻa, mōlina, haʻi, kuaio, kūkulu, pili, mokuna. border of the sea, kapa kai. border of a land, palena, piko, kapahaʻi. border of a mat, alahiʻi. border of a garment, huʻa lole. taboo border, huʻa kapu. to mark a border, kaupalena.

bore₁tool. wili, hou, hou puka, pao.

bore₂see boring.

borealissee aurora borealis, corona borealis.

borer, wāwahiwaʻa. wood-eating borer, huhu-ʻai-lāʻau, huhu-pao-lāʻau.

borera kind of insect. huhupao.

boringhoihoi ʻole, manakā, hoʻomanakā. also: kuanui, hoʻokuanui, kualana, hoʻokuānea, , kūkaikea, pōkaʻo, uihā, lūlā. a boring task, he hana hoʻokuānea. Don't work in such a bored fashion, mai hana hoʻomanakāʻoukou.

bornhānau, loaʻa. born with strange sign or mark, hānauʻeʻepa. Hina was born, hānau ʻiaʻo Hina.

borrowhōʻaiʻē, nonoi no ka manawa, laweʻaiʻē.

borrowto borrow, take on credit. lawe ʻaiʻē. see lend, loan. to borrow or check out something by signing for it, as a book. kāinoa. to borrow, as a word from another language; also to introduce, as plants and animals to a particular place. lawekahiki. see introduce. a borrowed word. he huaʻōlelo i lawekahiki ʻia.

BosniaBosenia. Bosnia and Herzogovina. Bosenia me Hesegowina.

bosompoli.

bossluna, haku hana, poki. To boss, noho haku.

bossyhoʻohaku, kuhikuhi, kuhilani.

BostonPokekona, Posetona.

botanistkanaka kālailau nahele

botannical gardenmāla hōʻikeʻike meakanu.

botanyʻike noʻeau i nā lāʻau likeʻole.

botanykālailau nahele.

bothlāua ʻelua, nā mea ʻelua. You and I both, ʻo kāua pū.

botherpilikia, hoʻopilikia, hana luhi, hoʻoluhi. also: hōkai, hoʻohōkai, kaiele. May I bother you? Hiki iaʻu ke hoʻoluhi iāʻoe?

BotswanaBotuana.

bottleʻōmole, hue wai. nursing bottle, ʻōmole hānai waiū.

bottlebaby bottle. ʻōmole omo waiū, ʻōmole waiū. dropping bottle, a bottle used much like an eyedropper. ʻōmole hoʻokulu.

bottomkumu, mole, kō lalo loa, papakū, kahi malalo. bottom of a carrying net, piko. valley bottom, papa lalo. inside bottom (as of a calabash), kaʻele, ʻele.

bottomclothing. lole o lalo. see top.

bottom marginlihi o lalo. see margin.

bottoms uphuli pau; ʻōkole maluna (vulgar).

bougainvilleapukanawila, pua kepalō; pua pepa (Niʻihau).

bougainvilleapua pepa, pukanawila.

boughlālā.

bouldergeneric term, particularly outside of Hawaiʻi. nukahaku. in Hawaiʻi, referring to poi pounder-size stones and larger. pōhaku ʻalā.

boulevardalanui ākea.

bouncelele, lelele, kūkū, hoʻokūkū; bounce back and forth, hāʻukēʻukē.

bounceto bounce, as a check. leleneo.

bounce passin basketball; to throw such a pass. kīloi papahele.

bound₁leap. lele, leina.

bound₂see bind.

boundarypalena, mokuna, ʻaoʻao, kapa, lihi. also: anapuni, hulilau, peʻa, huʻa, kaupale, kaha kaupale, kaupale waena. land boundary, palena ʻāina. boundary between taro patches, pale kōhina. to form a boundary, hoʻokūākapa. to set a boundary, kaupalena.

boundaryconvergent boundary in plate techtonics, in geology. palena kuʻi. divergent boundary. palena neʻe ʻoā. transform boundary. palena kākele.

boundlesspalena ʻole, ana ʻole, oneʻula.

boundsto go out of bounds, in sports. ʻaʻe palena.

bountyuku kuwala.

bouquetpōkē, pōkē pua, pūpū.

BourbonPulepona, Burebona.

bow₁obeisance. kūlou, kūnou, kūʻou, kimo poʻo; bow low, lae honua; reverential bow, kūlou haʻahaʻa; kūmalolo (rare).

bow₂forward part of vessel. ihu, ihu waʻa.

bow₃weapon. pana, pana ʻiole, kīkoʻo, kakaka, keʻa. to shoot with bow and arrow, pana, pāpua, keʻa.

bow₄musical. ʻūkēkē.

bowas ribbon or string. hīpuʻu pewa. see knot. bow tie. lei ʻāʻī pewa.

bowof a boat. ihu.

bowed downluʻuluʻu.

bowels₁evacuation. kiʻo, kākā, pākiʻo; hana lepo (euphemism). see excrement, feces. Have your bowels moved? Ua kiʻo ʻoe? Ua hana lepo ʻoe? Ua hoʻopau pilikia?

bowels₂innards. naʻau, ʻōpū.

bowerpaia.

bowl₁vessel. ʻumeke (for various types, see Haw.-Eng. entry and entries that follow it); ipu, pola; kava bowl, kānoa, kāʻawa; low, broad wooden bowl, pākākā; stone bowl, poho pōhaku; medium-sized bowl, puahala; small wooden bowl, puaniki; medium-sized deep bowl, kūʻoho; large wooden bowl, lawalawaihonua; elongated bowl, ; low wooden bowl, pālewa; cooking bowl, pā ipu; poi bowl, ʻumeke poi, ʻumeke ʻai, kūmau, kūmauna; bowl of polished coconut shell, pūniu. rim of a bowl, nīao, see finger bowl and chant, hana₁.

bowl₂game. ʻulu maika, maika, paheʻe ʻulu, ʻolohū. bowling ball, ʻulu, puʻupā. see alley. The little fellow, he is a master bowler ((For. 5:441)), ʻo ka iki, makua ia o ka ʻulu (good in small packages).

bowltoilet bowl. ipu hoʻopaupilikia. see chamber pot, urinal.

bowlpola iʻa

bowlpola iʻa

bowleggedʻōnaha, naha.

bowlinepōlena.

bowlingsee bowl.

bowlingmaika. bowling frame. kuea maika. bowling pin. pine maika.

bowspritihu waʻa, maka ihu.

bowwowʻaoa.

box₁receptacle. pahu (for various kinds, see Haw.-Eng. entry and entries that follow it); oblong box, holo-waʻa, holoaʻa; poho.

box₂fight. kuʻikuʻi, kuʻikuʻi puʻupuʻu, mokomoko, pelēpelē. see fight.

boxcardboard box. pahu pepa. fuse box. pahu ʻuiki uila. meter box. pahu mika. toy box. pahu mea pāʻani, waihona mea pāʻani.

boxdialog box, in a computer program. pahu aʻo.

box and whiskers graphin math, pakuhi pahu me ka ʻumiʻumi.

box crabpokipoki.

box turtlehonu pahu.

boxcaras of a train. kaʻapahu.

boxerkuʻi lima, mokomoko.

boxfishmakukana, pahu.

boxing roundpuni.

boykeiki, keiki kāne, kama kāne, poe, poi. O boy! Auē!

boy scoutsno equivalent; sometimes heard: pūʻali kamaliʻi kāne.

boycottto abstain from buying from or dealing with (a company) as a means of coercion. nāʻīāʻumi.

boyhoodwā keiki kāne. see childhood.

Boylepoila. boyle's law, i.e. decreasing the volume of a gas will increase the pressure the gas exerts if the temperature remains constant. ke kānāwai a poila.

br

bra    bre    bri    bro    bru    

ba    bb    bc    bd    be    bh    bi    bl    bo    br    bu    by       -top-  

bracekoʻo, hoʻokoʻokoʻo, lāʻau keʻa, kīpū; palehui (in punctuation); hoʻokū (as a canoe with a paddle); kuahui, ʻīlio (in house construction); kūpahu, keʻehi.

braceas for body parts. kāliki. wrist brace. kāliki pūlima.

braceletkūpeʻe (for various kinds, see Haw-Eng. entry); kūpeʻe lima, apo, apo lima. gold bracelet, apo kula. bracelet of tusks of hog or dog, kūpeʻe hoʻokalakala, hoakakala, hūlili.

brackenkīlau, kīlau pueo, paiʻā.

bracketkahaapo, kahahui.

bracketin punctuation. kahaapo kihikihi. see entry below and parenthesis. open bracket. kahaapo kihikihi wehe. close bracket. kahaapo kihikihi pani.

bracketas in a sports tournament. māhele. consolation bracket. māhele hāʻule. winner's bracket. māhele lanakila.

brackishwai kai, wai ʻawaʻawa, ʻawaʻawa, ʻawaʻawa, kai, ālia, ālialia, hukahūkai, hūkai, hūkākai, ʻōliʻuliʻu, hala-hala.

brackishhukakai

brackishhukakai

bragkaena, akena, haʻakoi, hoʻokelakela also: hoʻopehu, hoʻopehupehu, wahawai, haʻanui, liki, haʻaliki, kūhaʻaliki, ākenakena, keha. see sayings, ʻēkā, boast. bragging and wheedling, ke ā nui, ke ā iki.

braidhaku, hilo, hili, pahili, ulana, lino, hōʻaha, ʻie, kaʻa. for hat braids, see pāpale ʻie. wispy end of a braid, hiʻuhiʻu. some types: hili kolu, hili pā kolu, hili hā, hili pā hā, uilo, ʻōʻio, piko-o-Hale-a-ka-lā, alahaka-o-Nuʻalolo.

brainlolo, lolo poʻo. see sayings, hāwaʻe, lolo.

brainlolo. see computer.

brainstormpuaʻi manaʻo.

brake₁retard. paleki, peleki, mea hoʻopaʻa.

brake₂fern. kīlau, kīlau pueo, paiʻā.

brakepeleki. brake cable, as on a bicycle. uea peleki. brake disk. peleki (preceded by ke). disk brake. pelekipā. brake pad. pale peleki.

bramblesee briar.

branpalani. rice bran, pale laiki.

branpelene. bran muffin. māpina pelene.

branbale

branbale

branchlālā, mana, ʻohā; main branch, manamana nui, kamahele; small branch, paʻi aʻa; low branch, pulu. stream branch, mana wai. place where a branch divides off, kōkīkī (rare). branch with divine foliage (a chief), mana weu lani. to branch out, mana, manamana, hoʻokihikihi.

branchas of a government. māhele. executive branch. māhele mana hoʻokō. judicial branch. māhele ʻaha hoʻokolokolo. legislative branch. māhele ʻahaʻōlelo.

branchesmanamana; mana lua (two, as in a road); lau manamana (many). branches forming y, ʻāmana. branches of a road, mana alanui. various branches of the priesthood, kēlā a me kēia kakaʻina o ka ʻoihana kahuna.

branchinghāmana, manamana, kīmanamana, hanahihi; alau (as of winds and lineages).

brand₁as cattle. kuni, hao, kila.

brand₂see kind₁.

brandsila₁

brandsila₁

brand newhou loa.

branding ironhao kuni.

brandishkuehu; ʻowala (as a club); hoaka (as a spear); hoana (as a whip); brandish threateningly, kākiʻi.

brandypalani.

brasskeleawe. to work with brass; one who makes brass articles, kuʻi keleawe. to cut or engrave in brass, kaha keleawe.

brasskeleawe. brass instrument. keleawe.

brassierepale waiū, pūliki waiū, kāliki waiū.

bravekoa, hoʻokoa, wiwo ʻole. also: ʻā, ʻaʻa, hoʻonakoa, hoʻomakoa, kaʻalokuloku; koapaka. see saying, kuāua.

brawlhaunaele, hakakā, ʻāpuni.

brayhaʻu, haʻuhaʻu, ʻuhūʻuhū, hohō, kēhōhō.

brazenmahaʻoi, māʻoi, kīwini, hilahila ʻole. brazen look, maka keleawe.

Brazilalso Brazilian. Palakila, Barazila.

BrazilianPalakila, Barazila.

breachhaka; hakaʻano (rare).

breadpalaoa, pelena. see dough. unleavened bread, pelena hū ʻole. slice of bread, pāpaʻa palaoa. loaf of bread, ʻomoʻomo palaoa, pōpō pelena. round loaf of bread, pōpō palaoa. pilot bread, ʻao. shewbread, bread of the Presence, pelena hōʻike.

breadpalaoa. see Hawaiian entries under palaoa. bread crumbs. hunahuna palaoa. brown bread , a layman's term for any bread made with dark flower. palaoa mākuʻe. wheat bread. palaoa huika. whole wheat bread. palaoa huika piha. white bread. palaoa keʻokeʻo.

breadbasketʻie palaoa, imu ō nui.

breadboardpapa palaoa.

breadfruitʻulu, kino-o-Haumea.

breadthlaulā, ākea, lāʻā.

breadthalso width, in math. ākea, ana ākea, laulā (abb. ll), ana laulā. see height, length.

breakthere is no general term; the main usages follow.

breakto break the law. haʻihaʻi kānāwai, ʻaʻe kānāwai. see outlaw.

breakto break apart, in math, i.e. break ing a number into addends or factors; also to break or change, as a twenty-dollar bill. wāwahi.

breakto break or stop, as an electric circuit. ʻoki. see open. circuit breaker, a device which automatically interrupts electric current before wires in a circuit get too hot. ʻūʻoki puni uila.

breakpage break , as in a computer program. hoʻokaʻawale ʻaoʻao.

breakfast break , in basketball; also to make a fast break. ulele kikī. see lead pass.

break windhiʻu, hoʻāni, makani, palalē; break wind audibly, pūhiʻu; break wind silently, hio, ʻōhio, pūhihio; break wind sputteringly, ; break wind foully, ʻenakōī; break wind slightly, uene. urge or need to break wind, puʻu pūhiʻu. sound of breaking wind, palalī.

breakerpoʻina nalu, kai ʻūpoho. base of a breaker, honua nalu.

breakfastʻaina kakahiaka.

breakfast cerealmea ʻai kakahiaka

breakfast cerealmea ʻai kakahiaka

breakfast foodmea ʻai no ke kakahiaka.

breakwaterpale kai, pale wai.

breastū; waiū (for various types, see Haw.-Eng. entry and entries that follow it); puʻuwaiū (female); poli, umauma; budding breast, ʻōpuʻu; nursing breast, poli ʻai. see idioms, poli, poli ʻawa, poli make. hard core in a breast, haku waiū. first liquid before milk begins to flow, ʻōmaka waiū. a breast disease, heʻeheʻe. breast stroke, ʻau umauma.

breastchicken breast. umauma moa.

breast strokealso to swim the breast stroke. ʻau umauma.

breastboneiwi umauma; iwi pāuma, pāuma (as of a chicken).

breastplatepale umauma.

breathhanu, aho, ea, eaea. breath of life, mauli ola, ane. last breath, hanu pau (as one dying). see ex., kaʻapā. bad breath, hanu pilo, ʻalaea. deep breath, hanu nui. out of breath, pauaho, paupauaho, ʻapiʻapi, ʻoaikū, kāʻili, kaʻahē, kaʻahili, manawaea. to hold the breath, ʻumi i ka hanu. old breath-holding game, ʻū, nāʻū. to catch breath after exertion, pū hanu. to draw in the breath and expel it with whistling sound, hoe.

breathpapauaho: out of breath

breathpapauaho

breathalyzerana lama hanu. see blood alcohol level.

breathehanu, aho

breathing equipmentas for use in space exploration. lako hanu.

breathlesspauaho, paupauaho.

breed₁variety. lāhui.

breed₂to engender. hoʻopiʻi, hoʻopiha.

breed₃descent group. welo.

breedalso to impregnate. hoʻopiʻi. to breed animals or propagate plants. haʻakipu. see crossbreed.

breezeahe, aheahe, makani, ani, aniani, makani aniani, ane, ea; gentle breeze, makani aheahe, ʻōnini, kolonahe, hinihini, ʻōaniani, ahe kolo, nahe, unahe; cool breeze, hau; fragrant breeze, moani, moaniani. see wind. wisp of breeze, ʻēlau makani. to blow, rise, as a breeze, ani, papaiaūlu.

breezegentle breeze; dust raised and small branches move, in meteorology. aheahe. see wind. leaves in constant motion. kolonahe.

breezewayas an open area between buildings. holona makani.

breezyholomakani, ania, kōaniani.

bregmapūniu hui.

BremenPelemena, Beremena.

BrestPelekeka, Bereseta.

brewpuhi. stages of brew: , hāwai, pōkiʻi, kuaʻana. see home-brew, swipes.

breweryhale hana pia.

briarlāʻau ʻoʻoi, lāʻau kukū.

bribeuku kīpē, kīpē, .

brickwinihapa, winihepa, pōhaku lepo, pōhaku ʻula.

bricklayerhamo puna

bridal attendantsukali paʻa male, paʻalalo, kūʻaoʻao.

bridewahine male hou, wahine mare; wahine hoʻāo (rare).

bridegroomkāne male hou, kāne mare; kāne hoʻāo (rare).

bridesmaidkūʻaoʻao o ka wahine, kaikamahine hoa wahine.

bridgeuapo, pao, hūlili; wooden bridge, ala holo papa; plank bridge, alahaka, kaulanahaka. bridge of nose, pou iwi. bridge for false teeth, papa niho.

bridgeas on an ʻukulele or guitar. nīʻau nui. see ʻukulele.

bridlekaula waha.

brief₁short. pōkole, muku.

brief₂summary. palapala hoʻopōkoleʻia.

brief caseʻeke paʻa lima, ʻekeʻeke paʻa lima, wahī lawe pepa.

brigmoku kia lua, kia lua peʻa heke.

brigadepūʻali koa.

brigandinepale umauma unahi.

brightʻalohi, ʻālohilohi, kōnane, ʻōlino, ʻōlinolino, ʻōninonino, laʻelaʻe. also: pālaʻelaʻe (as sun); lala, nale, pualalea, ʻōliko, aʻiaʻi, ʻaʻai, pūloku, akaaka, huali, kauluwela, nohi, hinuhinu, pala hinu, ʻōlali, lali, hehelo, liʻoliʻo, lino, huaka, hoaka, ʻama, lile, nōweo; paʻihi (cloudless); ʻōwela (as feather cloaks); pōlale, makali, mohā, mōhāhā. see ex., ʻōlino. bright looking, lamalama.

brightenhoʻomālamalama, hoʻolaʻe, hoʻāʻiaʻi.

brightnessmāʻamaʻama

brilliantʻalohi, ʻālohilohi, lino, aʻiaʻi, ʻōlino, ʻōlinolino; lololo (intellect).

brimkaʻe, nihi, lihi, kapa, nīao.

brimof a hat. kihikihi, pekekeu. of a floppy hat. laulau.

brimfulpihakuʻi.

brimstonekūkaepele, luaʻi pele.

brindledpeʻelua, moʻo (of a dog).

brinewai paʻakai. to soak in brine, kū paʻakai.

brinea concentrated solution of salt or ocean water. wai paʻakai paʻapūhia, wai paʻakai.

brine shrimpartemia. pokipoki ālia.

bringlawe mai, hō mai, paneʻe mai; bring together, hoʻopili; bring up, hoʻāla (as a topic); hānai (as a child); bring down, hoʻomoe, hahau (as club); kilipoʻipoʻi (as cupped hand).

bring back outto bring back out , in basketball; also to slow down, as in a fast break. kuemi, kuemi iki.

brinknihinihi. see brim.

briskmakaʻala, ʻeleu, ʻuleu, māmā, ioioleʻa. to walk, talk in a brisk manner, kalalī.

bristlewanaoʻa, ʻōkala; pōniho (as sea urchins), bristle with anger, piʻi ka heu, ʻūlepe; pūniho (rare). chin whiskers bristle, ʻōkalakala nā hulu ʻauwae (of ranting).

bristle wormʻaha huluhulu, huluhulu.

bristlingkalakū, huhulu, huluhulu, huluhulu weo, iʻi.

Britainalso British. Pelekāne, Pelekānia. see England, English.

BritishPelekane, Pelekania, Beretania.

Britishsee Britain.

British ColumbiaKolumepia Pelekania.

BrittanyPilikane, Biritane.

brittlepaʻina, pāpaʻaʻina, paʻapaʻaʻina, pakē, haʻihaʻi, haʻi wale.

brittleas dryhala leaves. paʻapaʻaʻina. see peanut brittle.

broadlaulā, ākea. also: laha, lālaha, lālahalaha, pālaha, kīlaha, pālaulau, peleleu, moana, moanaana; ʻomaliō (as land); kūpeleleu (as hips). rare: ʻololā; pānaʻe (as a leaf). low and broad, as a door or bowl, pākākā.

broad jumppinao.

broad reach (port)broad reach on the port side, i.e. sailing downwind at an angle between 90° and directly downwind, with the port side windward. kele ama kaʻakepa. see broad reach (starboard), beam reach (port), beam reach (starboard), close hauled (port), close hauled (starboard), downwind.

broad reach (starboard)broad reach on the starboard side, i.e. sailing downwind at an angle between 90° and directly downwind, with the starboard side windward. kele ʻākea kaʻakepa. see broad reach (port), beam reach (port), beam reach (starboard), close hauled (port), close hauled (starboard), downwind.

broad-browedmaha pepe.

broadcastlaha, hoʻolaha, hoʻolele leo, . see radio broadcast.

broadenhoʻolaulā.

broad-mindedmanaʻo laulā, noʻonoʻo laulā, ākea ka noʻonoʻo.

broad-shoulderedkīwaʻawaʻa, kihikihi nā poʻohiwi, polinahe.

brocaded silkkilika lau.

broccolipalakalī.

brochurealso flyer, pamphlet. pepelu.

broilpūlehu (on coals); lāwalu (in leaves); alehu, kōʻala, kunu, ʻōlani, pālaha, ʻōhinu, pākiʻi.

broiler ovenʻoma kōʻala.

brokesee break. puki, poloke (out of funds, slang).

brokego for broke; also go for it, geevum. lawe pīlahi. see do with all one's might or strength.

brokensee break. also: poloke, paloke, ʻinoʻino, napele, nāpelepele, mokulia, manu, lemuku, ʻakumu. broken english or other language: see speak.

brokerpoloka.

brominepolomine. bromine gas. kinoea polomine.

bronchialalso bronchiole, bronchus. ʻāmanapuʻu. see entries below.

bronchiolealso bronchial, bronchus. ʻāmanapuʻu. terminal bronchiole. ʻāmanapuʻu kuahope.

bronchusalso bronchiole, bronchial. ʻāmanapuʻu. primary bronchus. ʻāmanapuʻu kuamua. secondary or lobar bronchus. ʻāmanapuʻu kualua. tertiary or segmental bronchus. ʻāmanapuʻu kuakolu.

bronzekeleawe.

bronzekeleawekini. the Bronze age, period. ke au keleawekini. see Hawaiian entry au.

broochpine umauma, pine ʻōmou.

brood₁of birds. ʻohana manu. mother hen and brood, kīnana.

brood₂mull over. nalu hoʻokaumaha.

brooderpene ʻioʻio.

broodymoa hoʻomoe (of a hen).

brooksee stream.

BrooklynPulukelina, Burukelina.

broompūlumi, pūpū nīʻau, nīʻau kāhili.

broom closetkeʻena pūlumi.

broom treelokema, nokema, iunipela (RSV).

broomstrawnīʻau pūlumi.

brothkai.

brothelhale hoʻokamakama, kāmaʻi.

brotherkaikuaʻana, kuaʻana (older sibling of same sex); kaikaina, kaina (younger sibling of same sex); kaikunāne, kunāne (of a female); mua, hānau mua, hele mua (older sibling); hānau hope, hele hope (younger sibling); hoahānau kāne (brother in the church); pōkiʻi, muli pōkiʻi (youngest sibling). cf. sister. They are brothers, ʻo lāua, he kaikuaʻana a he kaikaina. They are brother and sister, ʻo lāua, he kaikunāne a he kaikuahine. Kuaʻana, kaina, and kunāne are often used as terms of address.

brotherpalala

brotherpalala₂

brotherhoodaloha hoahānau.

brother-in-lawkaikoʻeke, koʻeke (of a male); kāne (of a female; this term might be qualified by makua as indicative of the elder brother or elder male cousin in the senior line of a woman's husband, or by the term ʻōpio as indicative of a similar relative in the junior line). koʻeke is used as a term of address.

browlae; brow of a cliff or hill, hono, kuʻemaka pali, kaʻe, ʻūmalu, hanahanai.

brownno exact English equivalent: uliuli; kamaʻehu, ʻāʻula (reddish-brown); makuʻe (dark); olomea (with darker stripes or spots, of pig or dog); hulupala, ʻea, ʻea mālani (light brown). brown skin, ʻili ʻula, ʻili ʻulaʻula, ʻehu. brown hair, lauoho hāʻehuʻehu. brown eyes, maka uliuli. brown shoes, kāmaʻa ʻili ʻulaʻula. brown sugar, kōpaʻa ʻulaʻula. dyes from which brownlike colors are named: hilihili, palaʻā.

Brownalso Brownian. palaunu. see entries below. Brownian motion, in chemistry. lelekē palaunu.

brownpalaunu₂

brownpalaunu₂

brown breada layman's term for any bread made with dark flour. palaoa mākuʻe. see Hawaiian entries under palaoa.

brown ricelaiki mākuʻe, lāisi mākuʻe.

brownieno equivalent. see legendary beings.

browniethe dessert. meaʻono palauni, palauni.

browseas in a database program having the capability to rearrange data. hoʻokuene ʻikepili. see surf. as through a computer program script or on the internet. mākaʻikaʻi.

browseran animal that eats twigs and leaves. hamulau lāʻau. see grazer.

bruisepohole, hoʻopohole, māhole, mōhole, mōholehole, hāuli, hoʻouli, māui, hoʻomāui, māuiui, mala, manu, manumanu, manuheʻu. also: maniheʻu, nahu, palapū, kīmō, kīpō, napele, hoʻokolekole, koana, manuā; paopao, pahu (feelings).

brumbya wild Australian horse. palami.

brunettelauoho uliuli.

brush₁instrument. palaki, hulu. see toothbrush. scrubbing brush, palaki ʻānai. scrubbing or painting brush, huluʻānai. hairbrush, palaki lauoho. to brush, palaki.

brush₂see forest.

brush₃to graze. peʻahi, kāhili.

brush₄to brush aside. pale, palepale.

brusha contact that supplies electric current to a commutator. awe uholo uila. see commutator, conductor. for bathing. palaki ʻauʻau. paint brush. hulu pena.

brusquekonā, , kala, kākala, kalakala. see abrupt. to speak brusquely, puaʻō.

BrusselsPalukela, Barusela.

Brussels sproutsKāpiki liʻiliʻi.

brutallima koko.

bruteholoholona, kanaka lokoʻino.

bu

bub    buc    bud    buf    bug    bui    bul    bum    bun    buo    bur    bus    but    buy    buz    

ba    bb    bc    bd    be    bh    bi    bl    bo    br    bu    by       -top-  

bubblehuʻa, pōhāhā wai, puaʻi, lapalapa. water bubble, huʻa o ka wai. soap bubble, huʻa kopa.

bubble chamberin chemistry. hōkelo huʻa.

bubble wandfor blowing bubbles. lina puhi huʻahuʻa.

bubblinghuʻahuʻa, puaʻina, piʻipiʻi, māpu.

buboʻawaiāhiki, ʻaukoʻi, ʻauwaihiki, ʻāwai, ʻēwai, hahaʻi, ʻanakoʻi, kio, ʻowai, ʻoai.

bubonicpuponika.

buckʻowala, ʻoala, lāpuʻu, hoʻolāpuʻu, ōnū, ʻanapuʻu, kunu, lōʻohu.

bucketpākeke.

BuckinghamPakinihama, Bakinihama.

buckleʻūmiʻi; ʻūmiʻi kuapo (belt); pākala.

bucklebelt buckle. ʻūmiʻi ʻilikuapo, ʻūmiʻi.

buckshotpōkā lū.

buckskinlio puakea.

buckthornkauila.

bucktoothniho puʻu.

buckwheathuʻahuʻakō (buckwheat family).

budliko, ʻōpuʻu. also: muʻo, olomuʻo, ʻōmuʻo, ʻōliko, māliko, hāliko, ʻao, maka, mamaka, ʻōmaka, hoʻopuliko, hāpuʻu, ʻōmeʻo. to bud just a little, to cease budding, muʻoiki, mūʻokole, muʻomuʻokole. young plant bud, niho peku.

budof a leaf. muʻo. see leaf.

BuddhismHoʻomana Buda.

buddymakamaka.

budgeneʻeu, neʻeneʻeu.

budgetmoʻohelu kālā, hoʻonohonoho hoʻolilo. To plan a budget, hoʻolālā i ka hoʻolilo ʻana.

budgeta listing of expenditures and receipts. moʻohelu kālā, moʻohelu. see accounting. to make a budget. hoʻopaʻa moʻohelu kālā.

budsmakamaka, makalau (many, as pussy pillow). to put forth buds, mamaka.

buffalopāpulō. water buffalo, pipi Pākē.

buffalo grassʻakiʻaki haole, mānienie ʻakiʻaki.

bufferpale hoʻokaʻawale.

buffet₁hit. hahau, nou, koʻokā.

buffet₂sideboard. pahu ʻume.

bufopoloka.

bug, puʻu.

bugsee insect, sow bug.

buggerpaka.

buggykaʻa.

buggydune buggy. kaʻa holo one.

bugle.

bugle koa. see cornet, trumpet.

buildkūkulu, hana, kāpili; hahau (as with bricks); hoʻopae, hoʻopaepae (as an embankment or platform); pila (in card games).

buildto put together, as a model. kāpili. see manufacture. to build a model airplane. kāpili kūkohu mokulele.

buildto build, in math. hoʻomāhele. see undo. to build a shield (volcano). hoʻāhua kuahene.

buildinghale. building with many stories, halekuʻi. building permit, palapala ʻae e kūkulu.

built-inpaʻaloko. see hard disk, hard drive. built-in memory, in a computer. waihona ʻike paʻaloko.

bulbhua kanu (plant). electric light bulb, aniani kukui uila.

bulbʻōpuʻu. light bulb. ʻōpuʻu kukui. as of a lily or tulip. hua kanu. bulb tip. ʻōmaka hua kanu. wet-and-dry-bulb hygrometer. ana kawaūea ʻōpuʻu pulu a maloʻo.

Bulgariaalso Bulgarian. Pulukalia, Bulugaria.

BulgarianPulukalia, Bulugaria.

bulgepuʻu, also: hakū, hakē, nepu, puʻuhaku, polohuku, hūkeu, hūhū; paʻi hua (as in canoe sides).

bulgeʻōpū kaiahōkū wiliau

bulknui, puʻu.

bulkmass. nuipaʻa.

bulkynui, nunui; pōnulu (rare).

bullpipi kāne, pipi laho, pipi pulu, pulu.

Bull RunPulu Lana, Bulu Rana.

bulldogʻīlio pulu. to bulldog, as a cowboy, wili ʻāʻī.

bulldozerkaʻa wāwahi

bulldozerkaʻa wāwahi

bulletpōkā, pōhaku waikī. bullet for gun or pistol, pōkā pū. bullet lead, kēpau pōkā.

bulletinpalapala hoʻolaha, pulekina, buletina.

bulletin boardpapa hōʻike.

bulletin boardpapa hōʻikeʻike.

Bulletin Board Serviceon computer programs (BBS). papa lawelawe hoʻolaha. abb. PLH.

bullfrogpoloka pulu.

bull-roareroeoe, pāwā.

bull's eyekikowaena.

bullshitpulukeke

bullshitpulukeke

bullsnakenāhesa pulu.

bullyʻaʻano, hoʻomaʻau.

bulrushnānaku, naku, ʻakaʻakai, ʻakaʻakainaku, neki; kome (KJV).

bulwarkpale, pale kai.

Bulwer's petrelʻou, ʻouʻou.

bumppuʻu, ʻanapuʻu, ʻōhū; bump against, hoʻokuʻi.

bumpspeed bump, as on a road or in a parking lot. puʻu haʻapupū. to bang into; to crash, as cars. hoʻokuʻi. to bump (the ball), in volleyball. kuʻi ʻāmana.

bumperpale kaʻa, pale huila.

bumpyʻanapuʻu, ʻāpuʻupuʻu, hāpuʻupuʻu, ʻōpuʻupuʻu, ʻuluhaku, ʻuʻuluhaku; kūkū; lualua, kālualua, ʻālualua, mālualua, hoʻopupū, ʻakūʻakū (as a road); holu (as an airplane ride); kūkū(as on a horse).

bunchʻāhui, mala (as of bananas); hui, huihui, huhui, ʻāwai, puʻu, pūpū, paʻi, pūʻā, apoapo; pūpū (as of flowers); lālei (rare); bunch up, lāpuʻu; bunch together, hōʻili.

bunch grassmākuʻekuʻe.

bunch of grapeshuhui hua waina

bunch of grapeshuhui hua waina

bundlepūʻolo, ʻope, ʻopeʻope, pūʻā, wahī, paʻi; long bundle, holo; large ti-leaf bundle, kīpē; tied bundle, hīpuʻu. also. kīʻope, kūʻaupaʻa, wailau, ʻio, makuʻu, ʻāwai, mōkī, paeheu, pūkaula, kīkī, poho, ʻōmaʻo, waihau; pūpu (as of grass); kīhene, ʻohi (as of leaves). see saying pūʻolo. bundle of hard poi, paʻi ʻai. bundle of wauke bark, ʻohi wauke. bundle of fruit, paʻi hua. food bundle, holo ʻai. bundle of stripped pandanus leaves, kīmoʻo. to bundle up, pūʻolo, ʻopeʻope, ʻope, wahī, hoʻoukana, hīpuʻu, kīpola, kīʻope, kūpoepoe.

bungpopoʻi, ʻumoki, pana.

bungee cordkaula laholio

bunglinghemahema, kāpulu; poholelua (rare).

Bunsen burnerkapuahi ula kahi. see burner.

buntpeu.

buntingindigo bunting. manu ʻinikō.

buoypoe, mou, mouo, ʻīkoi; pua (rare).

buoyantlana, ʻālana, mālana, mānana, kualana, ʻālewalewa. to make buoyant, hoʻomālana. buoyant blood, lana ke koko (of youth).

buoyant forcethe upward force of a fluid on an object in it. manehu hoʻolana.

burkukū, kūkaehipa, pipili, ʻihi kūkae hipa, hua kalakala.

bur grassmauʻu kukū, ʻumeʻalu, kūmanomano.

burdenluhi, haʻawina; hāʻawe, hōʻawe, ʻawe (carried on back); amo, ʻauamo (carried on shoulders). also: kua, ʻoloʻolōna, puʻu; hoʻomauhaʻalina, mauhaʻalina (heavily burdened). to burden, hoʻokaumaha, hoʻokoʻikoʻi, hoʻoluhi, hoʻoluhi hewa, hoʻopuʻu, hoʻokina, hoʻokauā. race with burden on the back, heihei hāʻawe.

burdensomehoʻokaumaha, hoʻoluhi, hoʻokua; pauāʻālina (rare).

bureau₁office. keʻena, ʻoihana, mahele, pulo.

bureau₂chest of drawers. pahu ʻume.

bureaudresser. pahu ʻume.

Bureau of ConveyancesKeʻena Kope.

Bureau of EmigrationPulo Eʻe Moku.

Bureau of FisheriesPulo Hoʻolaha Iʻa.

bureaucracyalso bureaucratic. pākulekele. bureaucrat. kanaka pākulekele.

bureta precision-made piece of glassware used to measure and deliver accurate volumes of solutions, in science. ʻūhōloʻa māʻōʻāna.

burglarywāwahi hale, ʻaihue.

burialkanu, kanu ʻana. Burial place where bones of chiefs were hidden, awaloa (rare).

Burkina FasoBurakina Faso.

burlapʻekemauʻu.

BurmaPulema, Burema.

Burmaalso Burmese. Puruma, Buruma.

burnʻā, ʻaʻā, hōʻā, puhi, kuni, puhi ahi; burn intensely, hāʻena, hūʻaʻā, puoko; burn weakly, ʻomī, ʻomīmī, mīmī; burn, as with anger, ʻā. also: pāwela, kā liliko, liko, likoliko, kūʻena, makawela, pāpaʻa wela, hoʻowela, liholiho, nōʻā. see back, smart, and saying, ʻaʻā₁. to burn cane, puhi kō. scar from burning, kākala wela, paʻawela. to burn maliciously, puhi manaʻo ʻino. the throat burns, ʻaʻā ka puʻu (great thirst).

burnslash and burn, a method of land cultivation. makawela.

burnedpau ahi, wela, welawela, pāpaʻa, kunia; burned completely, puhi pau; burned, as a kukui nut candle, kōkolikoli. also: pāwela, pāpaʻapū, pāpaʻa wela. see sunburned.

burneras on a stove. kapuahi. see hot plate. Bunsen burner. kapuahi ula kahi. Fisher burner. kapuahi pukapuka. Meeker burner. kapuahi mika.

burnt offeringmōhai kuni.

burppūhā, kīhā.

burrowsee dig.

burrykukū.

burstpahū, pakū, pohā, pūhā, ʻoū, ʻowā; burst through, lele, wāhi; burst forth, pohā kea, ā, pūhāʻaʻā, lele, ʻulupā (as light).

BurundiBuruni.

burykanu; kanu paʻa (whole, as a body); kīkanu; kākāhou (just buried, rare).

buskaʻa ʻōhua; kaʻa uila (electric).

buskaʻaʻōhua kula

buskaʻaʻōhua kula

bus driverkalaiwa kaʻa ʻōhua

bus driverkalaiwa kaʻa ʻōhua

bus stopkūna kaʻa ʻōhua.

bush₁shrub. lāʻau liʻiliʻi, lāʻau haʻahaʻa, laʻalāʻau.

bush₂vegetation. nahele.

bushshrub. laʻalāʻau. see shrubland, twig.

bush beanpāpapa haʻa.

bushelpūkele.

bushela unit of measurement. pūkele. abb. .

bushyuluāhewa, pūhuluhulu, weuweu.

businessʻoihana, hana, kuleana, pikineki. official or government business, hana o ke aupuni. to transact business, hoʻoholo i ka hana, lawelawe ʻoihana. None of your business! Iāʻoe ia wahi! You have no business there, ʻaʻohe ou kuleana malaila. What business is this of yours? He aha ia iāʻoe? He aha kāu?

businesscareer or occupation. ʻoihana. purchase and sale of goods and services. kāloaʻa. a person or company engaged in business. pāʻoihana. business cycle, a repeated series of economic growth and recession. pōʻaiapuni kāloaʻa. central business district. ʻāpana pāʻoihana kauwaena. see downtown.

bustle₁to move. holo hele, ʻeleu, kalalī.

bustle₂dress style. ʻōkolepuʻu.

busypaʻahana, paʻa i ka hana; paʻa (as telephone); lilo, limahana. happily busy, nanea, walea.

busybodynīele. see gossip.

butakā, ā, naʻe, aia naʻe, eia (nō) naʻe, koe, koe kēia, ka mea ʻāpiki. but withal, eia kekahi.

butanebutane.

butchermea lole pipi, mea kūʻai ʻiʻo holoholona. to butcher, pepehi ā ʻokiʻoki holoholona.

butchermea lole pipi, kanaka lole pipi. butcher paper. pepa lole pipi.

butcher knifepahi ʻokiʻoki pipi.

butlerʻāʻīpuʻupuʻu.

butterwaiūpaka, paka.

butterpeanut butter. pīnekipaka.

buttercupsmakou, ʻawa Kanaloa.

butterflypulelehua. monarch butterfly, lepelepe-o-Hina.

butterflyKamehameha butterfly. pulelehua Kamehameha. monarch butterfly. pulelehua pua kalaunu. butterfly stroke; also to swim the butterfly stroke. ʻau malolo. see stroke.

butterfly fishkīkākapu, nukunuku, lauhau, lauwiliwili.

butterfly weedlaulele, pua ʻanuhe. seeds of butterfly weed, hualele.

buttermilkwai koʻana waiūpaka.

buttockslemu, ʻōkole, pāpākole, ʻēlemu, hope; kīkala (side); hena; cheek of buttocks, hūkeu; thin or flat buttocks, kīkala pai. to bare the buttocks in bending over, a sign of contempt, pohopoho, hoʻopohopoho. fig. idioms, see anus, vagabond.

buttonpihi. see cuff button.

buttonalso to button. pihi, pihi lole (preceded by ke). turbo button , as in nintendo games. pihi pīnaʻi. see warp zone.

buttonholepuka pihi.

buttonholepuka pihi.

buttonhole stitchhumu puka pihi.

buttonhookhuka pihi.

buykūʻai, kūʻai mai, ʻohi, hoʻolilo; buy cooperatively, huihui. buy wholesale, kūʻai nui, kūʻai kūkaʻa. buy retail, kūʻai liʻiliʻi. buy and sell, kuʻakuʻai.

buyermea nāna i kūʻai mai, mea kūʻai mai. retail buyer, ka mea hoʻolilo liʻiliʻi.

buzzmuhu, mumuhi, mumuhu, kapalulu, auwēuwē, halahī, ʻowē.

buzzardpukaka, kolenika.

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bye, na, ma, i. by me, naʻu. by him, her, it, nāna. by you, nāu.

by-and-bymahope, mamuli, auaneʻi.

bytein computer terminology. ʻai. see bit, kilobyte, megabyte, gigabyte.

by-the-wind-sailora kind of jellyfish. paʻipeʻa. see blue-button, Portuguese man-of-war.

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