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jno Hawaiian term.

ja

jab    jac    jad    jag    jai    jal    jam    jan    jap    jar    jas    jau    jav    jaw    jay    

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jabto jab with fingertips, in volleyball. koʻu.

jabʻoʻe, hou, houhou.

jabbed, kukū, houʻia.

jabberā, ā wale, hoʻā, walaʻau wale, pakakē, ʻohi, ʻohiʻohi, hiohio, laukua, ʻai kepakepa.

jabonga type of citrus. iāpona. see pomelo.

jacinthhuakineko.

jack₁instrument. lāʻau hāpai huila kaʻa, kake.

Jack₂male name, knave in a deck of cards. keaka.

jackkake hāpai kaʻa

jackkake hāpai kaʻa

jack hammerhāmale keaka

jack hammerhāmale keaka

jackalʻīlio hae, iākala.

jackasssame as donkey

jacketlākeke. see blouse.

jacketiakeke. checkered jacket, kelamoku.

jacketlakeke hoʻolana

jacketlakeke hoʻolana

jackfish family₁Caranx sp.: nuku momi (momi), nuku moneʻu.

jackfish family₂Kuhlia sp.: ʻāholehole, āhole, ʻapoʻapo.

jackfruitʻananaka.

jack-in-the-boxkeakapahu.

jack-in-the-pulpita kind of flower. keakaikaʻāwai.

jackknifepahi pelu; kanikani.

jack-of-all-tradesmea mākaukau i nā hana like ʻole, laukua.

jack-oʻ-lanternpalaʻai heleuī, heleuī.

jack-oʻ-lanternpoʻokiʻi, poʻokiʻi palaʻai.

jacksthe game. kimo. a jack. hōkūkimo.

jackskimo (game).

JacksonvilleIakekonawili, Iakesonavili.

jackstoneskimo.

Jacobean lilyPānānā.

jadealso jadeite. pounamu. jade plant. nukukikiwi.

jaggednihoniho, nihoa. also: hālelo, hālelolelo, wanawana, wawana, ʻoʻe, ʻanapuʻu, ʻaʻanapuʻu, ʻanaʻanapuʻu, uluhaʻo, uluhaʻoʻa, haoʻe, haoʻeoʻe, haoʻa, haoʻaoʻa.

jaguariākua.

jailhale paʻahao, hale wai. see saying, puhi₂. to jail, hoʻopaʻahao.

jailerkiaʻi hale paʻahao.

jalousiepukaaniani ʻōlepe, pukaaniani ʻōlepelepe.

jamkele (jelly). see crowd, crush.

jam Kelepahē.

Jamaicaalso Jamaican. Iāmaika, Iāmeka.

JamaicaIāmeka, Iamaika.

jammedpihakuʻi, pihaʻū. see crowded.

janitormālama hale.

jan-ken pon!Lono, Mauli Pau!

JanuaryIanuali. abb. Ian.

JanuaryIanuali, Ianuari.

JapanIāpana. Sea of Japan. ke Kai ʻo Iāpana.

JapanIāpana, ʻĀina Kepanī.

JapaneseKepanī. also: Nipoa, Nīpona.

Japanese lucky welcome catmanekineko.

Japanese pumpkinpalaʻai Kepanī

Japanese pumpkinpalaʻai Kepanī

jarʻōmole. battery jar. ʻōmole iho uila. dustfall jar, as for scientific experiments. ʻōmole ʻapo hunahuna gallon jar or jug. ʻōmole kālani. insect holding jar. ʻōmole mālama ʻelala. insect killing jar. ʻōmole pepehi ʻelala.

jar₁container. ʻŌmole waha nui; poho aniani (glass).

jar₂move. kuʻi, ʻoni ʻino, ʻanuʻu.

jargonʻōleloʻē, ʻōlelo hilikau.

jarredʻanuʻu.

Jarvis IslandIāwisa ʻAilana

jasminepīkake (for various types, see Haw.-Eng. entry and entries that follow it).

jasperhumuʻula, kalamaʻula, kalaniāʻula, iākepi.

jaundicemaʻi lena. also: lena, kapoulena, ʻea ʻōlena, kumulena.

JavaIawa. Java Sea. ke Kai ʻo Iawa.

JavaIawa.

javelinkao lele, kao, ihe. to throw a javelin, kao, ʻōʻō ihe, pahu ihe.

jawā, papa niho; papa ʻauwae (lower jaw). see jabber, wheedle. to open and shut, as jaws, hāʻupā, ʻūpā.

jawbonemandible. iwi ā.

jawboneiwi ā, papa kuʻi.

jaysee blue jay.

je

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jealouslili, nini, ʻōpū nini, manawa huā, huā, huāhuā, ʻaʻahuā, lolohuā, nonohuā, kekene.

jealousysee jealous. also: hoʻopiʻipiʻi. to show jealousy and anger, kahalili. to burn, as with jealousy, ʻā.

jeerʻaka henehene, ʻaʻahuā, hoʻohenehene. see taunt. jeered at, hoʻomāʻewaʻewa, hoʻomāʻewa, pāhenehene.

JehovahIēhowa, Iehova.

Jehovah's WitnessesNā Hōʻike o Iēhowa.

jellpaʻakūkū, kūpū, paʻa.

Jell-Okielo.

jellykele; huʻahuʻa (rare).

jelly beanpāpapa kele.

jellyfishpololia.

jellyfishpololia. see blue-button, by-the-wind-sailor, Portuguese man-of-war.

jeopardykūlana pilikia.

jeopardydouble jeopardy, to be tried in court twice for the same offense. ʻalo hoʻopiʻi ʻelua.

jerboakepoa.

JerichoIeliko, Ieriko.

jerkhuki ʻino. also: ʻunu, ue, uwe, kakekake, ʻāʻili, kolopā, hoʻānuʻunuʻu, helo, hukihuki. to jerk and start, kīpupū, ʻāneʻe, hele kūkū. jerked beef, pipi kaula.

JerseyIerese. see New Jersey. Jersey Island. ka Mokupuni ʻo Ierese.

JerusalemIelukalema, Ierusalema.

jessa leg strap for falcons. ʻili kalapu wāwae.

jestʻōlelo pāʻani; luaʻāpana (rare).

jesterluaʻāpana (rare).

JesuitIēkuiko, Iesuito, Iesuita.

JesusIesū.

jet; kokoi (rare). jet-propelled, hoʻoneʻe i mua ma ke kīʻana i ka māhu.

jethēkī. jet airplane. mokulele hēkī. jet stream. au makani kikī.

jet engineʻenekini kī

jet engineʻenekini kī

jet-blackʻele hiwa.

jetsamsee flotsam and jetsam.

jettyuapo, uwapo, pani kai.

JewKiu, Iukaio.

jewelrylako kula, mea hoʻonani kino, hoʻohiluhilu kula.

jewelrylako kāhiko, lako hoʻonani.

jewelrymea hoʻonani

jewelrymea hoʻonani

jewelry boxpahu lako kāhiko

jewelry boxpahu lako kāhiko

JewishIukaio.

Jew's harpʻūkēkē hahau, ʻūkēkē hao, nīʻau kani.

Jew's harpnīʻaukani.

Jew's-earPepeiao akua, akua.

ji

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jib sailpeʻa ihu.

jibber jabberhiohio, ā, pakakē; pīpīnoke (rare).

jigglehōʻoniʻoni, hōʻoni, ʻoniʻoni; kaʻuwali (rare).

jigsaw puzzlenane ʻāpana.

jigsaw puzzlenane ʻāpana

jigsaw puzzlenane ʻāpana

Jimson weedLāʻau hānō, kīkānia haole.

jinglekanikani. jingle bells, kani nā pele.

jo

job    joc    jog    joh    joi    jok    jol    jor    jos    jou    jov    jow    joy    

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jobʻoihana, hana.

job holdernoho ʻoihana.

jobsas for movie or video production. māhele hana. see call sheet.

Job's-tearsPūʻoheʻohe, ʻoheʻohe, kūkaekōlea, pūpū kōlea.

jock strapʻeke hoʻopaʻa laho.

jog₁run slowly. peki.

jog₂cliff ledge. kaulu, ʻanuʻu.

jogalso jogging. holo peki.

Johnston AtollMoku Kuaʻau Ionatana

joinpili, pili pū, hui, kuʻi; komo (enter, as a class). also: kāpili, kukuʻi, hoʻokuʻi, pānaʻi, pākuʻi, kuʻikaʻa; kīʻoʻe (as nets); , naʻiau.

joina curved line (or lines) linking two letters or words to indicate that the letters or words should be joined, in proofreading. kaha hoʻokuʻi.

joinedkuʻi, hui ʻia, huia, huihui, ʻāpipi. see join.

joiningpilina, hoana, hono, kuʻina. rare: hoai, makuʻi. see join.

joint₁anatomical. kuʻekuʻe, ʻami hoʻokuʻi, ʻami, haʻi; kuʻina, hoana, hoai, makuʻi (general); pona (as of sugar-cane stalk or bamboo). hinge joint, kuʻina ʻami. ball-and-socket joint, ʻami hoʻokuʻina lewa. to slip out of joint, kapeke.

joint₂united. hui ʻia. joint report, hōʻike neʻepapa. joint action, neʻepapa ka hana, hana laulima, olowalu.

jointedponapona, punapuna, paukū.

jointspuʻupuʻu, aka. see joint.

jokeʻōlelo pāʻani, pāʻani, mea hoʻopāʻani, hoʻomea, ʻōlelo hoʻomākeʻaka.

jokermea hoʻomākeʻaka; pepa kiʻi (in a deck of cards).

jokingpāʻani, hoʻopāʻani.

jollyleʻaleʻa, laupaʻapaʻani.

joltlūlū, , ʻoni hikiwawe.

joltingʻakūkū, , lūlū. sudden jolting, ʻoni hikiwawe.

Jordanalso Jordanian. Ioredāne.

jostlehoʻokuʻikuʻi, kuke, hoʻokē.

joulea unit of energy. kule giga joule. kule pāpiliona.

jounceholo kūkū.

journalmoʻolelo, moʻoʻōlelo, puke hoʻomanaʻo.

journalalso diary. puke moʻomanaʻo.

journalpuke pai

journalpuke pai

journalismʻoihana haʻilono.

journeyhuakaʻi.

Jovianin astronomy. iowiana. Jovian planet. hōkūhele Iowiana.

jowlkaʻolo, ʻolo.

joyhauʻoli, ʻoli, ʻoliʻoli, leʻa, leʻaleʻa. also: hauʻoliʻoli, hoihoi, waioha, ohaoha, kāʻēʻē, kāʻeuʻeu, kaʻukaʻulele, nēnēleʻa, aʻa. to give joy, hōʻoli, hoʻohauʻoli. The heart leaps for joy, lele ka houpo i ka ʻoliʻoli.

joyouspiha hauʻoli.

joyweedpalewāwae.

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Juan De NovaHuanadenowa. Juan de Nova Island. ka Mokupuni ʻo Huanadenowa.

Juan FernandezHuana Pelenana, Huana Ferenana.

JuarezHualeke, Huarese.

jubileeiupilē.

jubileeiubilē

JudeaIukea, Iudea.

judgeluna kānāwai. (for various kinds, see Haw.-Eng. entry and entries that follow it.) also: luna nānā (as of song contests); loio, hoʻomalu. to judge, hoʻokolokolo; loi (as contests).

judgmentʻōlelohoʻoholo, ʻōlelohoʻokō, ʻōlelo kūpaʻa, hoʻoholo.

judgment seatnoho hoʻokolokolo.

judicial branchas of a government. māhele ʻaha hoʻokolokolo. see branch.

judiciaryhoʻokolokolo.

judokulo. see sidewinder serve.

jugʻōmole.

jugsee gallon jar.

jugglehoʻoleilei, kīolaola.

jugglehoʻoleialewa.

jugular veinaʻa kino ʻāʻī. see Hawaiian entries under aʻa kino.

juicewai, wai huaʻai; pahukaʻa (of green gourd).

juicelessmaloʻohāhā, pīkaʻo.

juicywai nui.

JulyIulai.

JulyIulai. abb. Iul.

jumblekīpalalē, ʻōlelo kīpalalē, huikaʻi, huikau.

jumbleto mix up the order. hoʻokake kaʻina.

jumplele, lelele. also: lēhei, lēkei, mahiki, kūlapa, ʻalakē, ʻalelele. to jump rope, lele koali. to swing a rope (for jumping), kā i ke kaula. to jump from shock, hikilele. to jump for joy, lelele me ka ʻoliʻoli, hulahē. to jump here and there, kīkaʻelekē.

jumpvertical, jump. lele haʻaluna. jump rope. kaula lele. to jump rope. lele kaula. running under ihe rope. luʻu nalu poʻi. see high jump, long jump, rock the boat.

jump ballin basketball. lele paʻi.

jump shotin basketball; to make such a shot. lele.

juncoa kind of bird. kunuko, manu kunuko.

junctionhuina, kuʻina.

juncturepalena, huina, kuʻina, pilina. word juncture, hoʻohuina ʻōlelo.

JuneIune.

JuneIune. abb. Iun.

junglewao nahele, uluāoʻa, hihipeʻa.

jungle gyma kind of playground equipment. hao pīnana. see monkey bars.

jungle gymhao keko

juniorʻōpio. Charles, junior, Kale, ʻōpio.

junior varsityas a league of sports at school. pae ʻōpio. see varsity.

juniperiunipela, lokema, rotema (KJV).

juniperiunipela.

juniper rootsnokema.

junkʻōpala.

JupiterIupika, Ao-hōkū, ʻIao, ʻIkaika, Ikiiki, Ka-lua-ihai-mohai. names reported for both Jupiter and Venus: Ka-ʻā-wela, Mānalo.

Jupiterthe planet. Kaʻāwela.

jurisdictionkuleana, mana hoʻokolokolo.

jurisdictionappellate jurisdiction, a court's authority to hear an appeal of a decision made by another court. mana hoʻokolokolo. see appeal. original jurisdiction. mana hoʻokolokolo maka mua.

jurykiule, kiure. grand jury, kiule nui.

jury of peersas in court trials. kiule hoa kupa.

just₁fair. pono, kūpono, kaulike, naʻau pono, ʻewaʻewa ʻole.

just₂recently. ʻAkahi, ʻānō iho nei; ʻo ... ia.

just₃quite. wale, wale nō, , aʻe nei, auaneʻi. This is just as good as that, like ka maikaʻi o kēlā me kēia.

justfair, equitable, balanced. kaulike.

justicekaulike. Chief justice, luna kānāwai kiʻekiʻe ā kaulike. police justice, luna kānāwai hoʻomalu. Associate justice, luna kānāwai kōkua. Obstruct the course of justice, hoʻokāpae i ka hoʻoponopono ʻana o ke kānāwai.

justicethe quality of being impartial or fair. pono kaulike.

justificationkuleana, kumu.

justifiedas type in printing. kaulihi. see justify. left justified. kaulihi hema. right justified. kaulihi ʻākau. full justified. kaulihi like. two vertical lines written to the left of lines of print to indicate that the left margin should be justified, in proofreading. kaha hoʻokaulihi.

justifyhoʻāpono, ʻāpono, pono, kū i ka pono.

justifyto justify, as type in printing. hoʻokaulihi. see center, justified. to center justify. hoʻokauwaena. tofull justify. hoʻokaulihi like. to left justify. hoʻokaulihi hema. to right justify. hoʻokaulihi ʻākau.

jut outkela, oni, ʻou, ʻoiʻoi, hōʻouʻou, ʻau, huku, hoʻohuku.

juvenileʻōpio, ʻōpiopio.

juvenile delinquencylawehala ʻōpiopio. see juvenile delinquent.

juvenile delinquentkeiki lawehala. see juvenile delinquency.

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