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MAMaster's, Master of Arts, as a degree at a university. MA (pronounced mūʻā). see Master's, MS.

macadamiamakakema, makeima, makekemia.

macadamizehoʻounu. see pave.

MacaoMakao.

macaronimakaloni.

macaroni saladsāleta makaloni

macaroni saladsāleta makaloni

macekoʻokoʻo ʻoihana.

MacedoniaMakekonia, Makedonia.

machetepahi kā.

machinemīkini.

machinesee Hawaiian entries under mīkini. compound machine. kaumīkini.

machinemākini₄

machinemākini₄

machine beltʻili.

machine gunpū mīkini, pou.

mackerelmakalē. mackerel scad, ʻōpelu (for various kinds, see ʻōpelu and entries that follow it).

mackerel skypālāmoa.

macro-mānui. see macronutrient.

macroas in a computer program. kōmi ʻōkuhi.

macronkahakō.

macronutrientmāhuaola mānui. see micronutrient.

mad₁insane. hehena, ʻūlala, pupule, make ulu niu. mad running, holo pupule.

mad₂angry. huhū.

MadagascarMakakakeka, Madagaseka.

Madagascaralso Madagascan. Madagaseka.

madammakame.

MadeiraMakela, Madera.

Madeira vineʻUala hūpē.

madnesshehena.

MadrasMakalaka, Madarasa.

MadridMakelika, Maderida.

maestosohaʻaheo akā me ka hanohano.

magazinepuke heluhelu.

magazinemakakina, makasina.

magazinemakasina

magazinemakasina

Magellanic CloudsPulelehua Kea, Pulelehua Kāwaʻewaʻe, Pulelehua Uli.

magentaʻula mākuʻe.

magentickāʻei manehu mākēneki

maggotilo. see kūkaelā.

maggotilo. onion maggot. ilo ʻakaʻakai.

maggotyiloilo.

MagiMākoi, Magoi.

magichoʻokalakupua, hoʻopiʻopiʻo (imitative). see sorcery.

magicas supernatural or enchanted. hoʻokalakupua. magic trick, illusion, sleight of hand. pāhaʻohuna.

magic lanternkukui hoʻolele aka.

magiciankahuna, kāula, hoʻokalakupua; mākoi.

magistrateluna kānāwai.

magmapelemaka. magma chamber. nupa pelemaka.

magna cum laudealso with high honors, as in academics. me ke kau i ka hano hoʻonani, me ka hoʻomaikaʻi nui. see cum laude, summa cum laude.

magnesiummakanekiuma.

magnetmākēneki, hao mākēneki. attraction of a magnet, ʻume mākēneki.

magnetmākēneki.

magnetismʻume mākēneki.

magnetismʻume mākēneki.

magnetomākēneki.

magnificenthanohano, nani loa, hīhīmanu, uluwehiwehi, kāhiko.

magnifyhoʻonui, hoʻomāhua, hoʻomāhuahua.

magnifying glassaniani hoʻonui ʻike.

magnifying glasshand lens. aniani hoʻonui ʻike.

magnitudenui.

magnitudeorder of magnitude, in math. kūlana pāhoʻonui.

magnoliamikinolia.

mahoganythe wood. mahakonia.

maid₁servant. wahine lawelawe, kauā wahine. maid of honor, kūʻaoʻao o ka wahine.

maid₂girl. kaikamahine, ohi.

maidenhair fernʻiwaʻiwa (for various kinds, see Haw.-Eng. entry and entries that follow it).

maidenhair fernʻlwaʻiwa.

mail₁letters. leka. to carry mail, lawe leka. to mail letters, hoʻokomo i ka leka (put in box); hoʻouna i ka leka (send).

mail₂armor. pūliki kaua, pūliki koa.

mailsee entries below and air mail, e-mail. internal mail, as in an office or school. leka kūloko. campus mail. leka kūloko kula. office mail. leka kūloko keʻena.

mail carrierlawe leka.

mail carrierkanaka lawe leka

mail carrierkanaka lawe leka

mail mergeas in a computer program. hoʻokuʻi helu wahi.

mail pouchʻeke leka.

mailbagʻeke leka.

mailboxpahuleka

mailboxpahuleka

mailemaile (for various types, see Haw.-Eng. entry and entries that follow it); maile haole, kāhili (crape myrtle); mākala, hakaka, muleko, moekahi. Laka, the hula goddess, was invoked as the goddess of maile. Four varieties of maile are named for four demigoddess sisters (maile pākaha, maile kaluhea, maile lau liʻi, Kahala-o-māpuana). They possessed the fragrance of maile.

mailing listpapa helu wahi.

maimedmuʻumuʻu, mumuku, kīnā, ʻālina.

mainʻano nui, ʻoi.

main clausein grammar. pepeke haku.

main dictionaryas in a computer program. papa huaʻōlelo kūmau. see user dictionary.

main ideaalso main thought, as of a paragraph or story. manaʻo nui.

main menuas in a computer program. papa kuhikuhi kahua paʻa.

MaineMaine.

MaineMaine, Meine. Maine lobster. ʻōmā.

mainlandʻāina makua, ʻāina nui, loko, ʻāina haole. to go to the mainland, hele i loko.

mainmastkia nui.

mainsailpeʻa hope, peʻa nui.

maintain₁support. mālama.

maintain₂see affirm.

maintenancemālama ʻana. maintenance of life, mālama ola.

maintenance releasealso interim release, as of a computer program. hoʻopuka hoʻoponopono ʻia. see update.

maizekūlina.

majestickilakila. also: mōkila, ʻiuʻiu, ʻihiʻihi, ʻihi, keha, kiʻekiʻe, pūnihi.

majestylani, mōʻī; ehuehu (rare). Your majesty, ē ka lani ē; ē ke aliʻi. His majesty, ka lani.

major₁see majority.

major₂military. mekia.

majoras an academic field of specialization. mēkia. see minor.

majorityhapa nui, hapa loa.

majority partyin politics. ʻaoʻao hapa nui. see minority party, political party.

majority rulehapa nui o ka mana.

makehana; make known, hōʻike, hoʻolaha; make fast, hoʻopaʻa, hoʻomau, hele, hekau; make up, invent, hakuwale; make off with, lawe, mio; make faces, haikaika; make sturdy, hoʻoikaika, hoʻopaʻa, hāluapou; make ready, hoʻomākaukau. see build, compel, earn. make love, see love. make merry, see merry.

maketo make, as a test. haku. see take.

makermea nāna i hana.

makeshiftkūikawā. makeshift house, hale pupupu.

makeuppena maka. to put on makeup. hoʻouʻiuʻi, hoʻonaninani, pena maka. makeup artist, as for a play, movie, or video production. mea pena maka.

MalaccaMalaka.

maladysee disease.

malariamalaria. avian malaria. malaria manu.

malasadamalasada

malasadamalasada

malathionmalationa.

Malawialso Malawian. Malaui.

MalayaMalae, Malaia.

MalaysiaMalaia.

Malaysiaalso Malaysian. Malaisia.

MaldivesMaladiwa.

malekāne, kūkāne; laho (vulgar); keʻa (virile). see masculine. to behave as a male, hoʻokāne. male animal reserved for breeding, keʻa.

maleshatred of males; misandry. hoʻokae kāne. see misanthropy, misogyny.

malevolentnaʻau ʻino, loko ʻino. also: naʻau kopekope, mākonā, ʻōpū kekēue. see sorcerer.

malformedkuʻe, kīnā.

Malialso Malian. Māli.

maliceinaina (legal term).

malicioussee malevolent. malicious gossip, lawena ʻōlelo hōʻino, haku ʻepa, niʻa, ʻioʻiolepo. malicious burning, puhi manaʻo ʻino. malicious injury, hana ʻino ma ke ʻano kolohe.

malignhōʻino, hoʻoʻino. also: ʻaʻana, ʻaʻanema, ʻaki, ʻakiʻaki, niʻa, niʻaniʻa.

malignantʻaʻai.

mallshopping center. kikowaena kūʻai.

mallee birdof Australia. mālī, manu mālī.

malletkūʻau, hāmale, hāmale lāʻau.

mallowmaluhā.

malosee loincloth.

malodoroussee smell.

malthua mea ulu (huika, pale).

MaltaMalata. Malta Island. ka Mokupuni ʻo Malata.

Maltese catpōpoki lehu.

mamamāmā. see mother.

mammalholoholona ʻai waiū, māmela. Marine Mammal Commission. Komikina Māmela Kai. Marine Mammals Act. Kānāwai Māmela Kai.

mammonmamona.

mammothwoolly mammoth. ʻelepani pūhuluhulu.

mankanaka (human being), kāne (male); ulua (fig.). old man, ʻelemakule. fellow man, hoa kanaka. to become an old man, ʻelemakule. Get your man, huki i ka ulua (slang). Be a man, e hoʻokanaka.

-manmea, kanaka. see horseman, oarsman.

ManIsle of Man. ʻAilana Kanaka.

man offenseoffense for attacking face defense, in basketball. kūlele alo.

manamana. to impart mana, hoʻomanamana.

manaclekūpeʻe, hao hoʻopaʻa lima.

managehoʻoponopono, hoʻoholo, hoʻohele, hoʻohana, kaʻa, hoʻokele.

managementhoʻoponopono ʻana, hoʻoholo ʻana, hoʻohele ʻana; nā poʻo, nā haku.

managementfish and game management; also to manage fish and game. hoʻomalu lawaiʻa a me ka hahai holoholona, Western Pacific Fishery Management Council. ʻAha Hoʻomalu Lawaiʻa o ka Pākipīka Komohana.

managerhaku nui, luna hoʻohana, mea hoʻoponopono. to act or serve as manager, noho hoʻohana.

managermanakia. product manager. luna huahana. production manager, as for a movie or video production. manakia ʻenehana.

manapuamea ʻono puaʻa.

ManchesterManakekeka, Manakeseta.

ManchuriaManakulia.

mandamuspalapala koi, palapala pāpā aku.

mandarinʻalani Pākē.

mandateʻōlelo kēnā.

mandiblejawbone. iwi ā.

mandolinkīkā Pukikī.

mandolinpila kuapuʻu

mandrakekukaima, hua kukaima, hua kudaima.

manehulu ʻāʻī.

man-eaterʻai kanaka.

manehmane.

maneuverkaʻa kaua (war); kīkaha (as fighting cocks).

maneuvering engineas for a spacecraft. ʻenekini kīkaha.

maneuvering unitsee manned maneuvering unit.

manganesemanakanika.

mangekākiʻo, meʻeau.

mangle₁see mutilate.

mangle₂ironing machine. mīkini ʻaiana.

mangomanakō. varieties: manakō kāne, manakō meneke.

mangrovekukuna-o-ka-lā.

mangrovekukunaokalā.

mangysee mange.

manhandlelimanui, lālau lima.

manhole coveras for a sewer. pani paipu lawe ʻino (preceded by ke). see sewer pipe.

maniauluāhewa.

maniachehena.

maniacal deliriummaʻi hehena.

manifest₁evident. mōakaaka, moakaka, akaaka, akaka, moaka.

manifest₂document. pepa helu waiwai, pepa hōʻike ukana, pepa hōʻike ʻōhua.

ManilaManila.

maniocmanioka.

manipulator armremote manipulator arm, space crane. lima kia pihi.

mankindlāhui kanaka.

mankindhatred of mankind; misanthropy. hoʻokae kanaka. see misandry, misogyny.

manlykūlana o nā kāne.

man-made topographical featurehiʻona na ke kanaka. see Hawaiian entries hiʻona wai, hiʻona ʻāina.

mannamane.

Manned Maneuvering Unitas for a space flight. ahikao hāʻawe.

manned space flightlele lewa lipo kanaka.

mannequinkanaka ʻea.

mannerʻano.

mannerslula, loina, ʻano launa. without manners, lula ʻole. genteel manners, ka noho ʻana nihinihi.

man-of-warmanuwā, manuā. see Portuguese man-of-war.

man-of-warPortuguese man-of-war, Physalia. paʻi, paʻimalau. see blue-button, by-the-wind-sailor.

man-of-war birdʻiwa.

manslaughterpepehi kanaka, lawe ola.

manta rayhāhālua. cf. ray₂.

mantispraying mantis. ʻūhinipule.

mantleʻaʻahu. cf. kīhei.

mantleEarth's mantle. ʻahu honua. see core, crust.

man-to-man defenseas in basketball; to execute such a play. pale alo.

manual₁directory. kumu, aʻo, manuale. manual of punctuation, aʻo kiko. Catholic Manual, Manuale Kakōlika. manual of directions, puke kuhikuhi. manual of arms, kumu paikau.

manual₂by hand. hana lima. manual training school, kula aʻo hana lima.

manualteacher's manual or guide. puke alakaʻi.

manufacturehana mīkini; ʻoihana mikiʻala (rare).

manufacturehana kāpili. see entry below and build. manufacturer. hui hana kāpili kanaka hana kāpili.

manufacturing industryʻoihana kāpili, ʻoiʻenehana kāpili.

manurekūkae lio (horse); manua.

manuscriptpalapala.

manynui, nunui, lau, mano, manomano, lehu, lehulehu, kini, kinikini. also: kini lau, kūhaluka, ʻāluka, makawalu, manoa, mānoanoa, nonanona, lonalona, hewahewa, mākena, kūwaluwalu, hikuhiku, pūliʻuliʻu, pūlauhala, pakapaka, lālākukui, manohā, weliweli, pūlehulehu. How many? ʻEhia? many times, pinepine. very many, nui ʻino, nui hewahewa. many and colorful, luaʻehu.

manysee how many, multi-.

mappalapalaʻāina, palapalahonua.

maprainfall map. palapala ʻāina ua. site map. palapalaʻāina kahua. to field map a site. kaha palapala ʻāina. space map. palapala lewa lipo. thematic map. palapala ʻāina kumuhana. topographic map. palapala hiʻonaʻāina.

mapto map, as a computer keyboard. kaʻakuene. keyboard mapping. kaʻakuene papa pihi.

maplemēpala.

marhoʻokīnā, hana ʻino.

maracasmalaka₂

maracasmalaka₂

marathonmalakona.

marble₁mineral. māpala, māpela, pōhaku keʻokeʻo. at the marble gates, ma nā puka māpela.

marble₂see marbles.

marbleskinikini, kini. cf. nika₁. to shoot, as marbles, pana.

marblesmāpala₂

marblesmāpala₂

march₁action. naue, kaʻi huakaʻi, kaʻi like, paikau, hele lālani, neʻe, māki. marching to war, naue kaua.

march₂music (military). mele paikau.

March₃month. Malaki.

MarchMalaki. abb. Mal.

marelio wahine.

margarinealso oleomargarine. makalina.

marginkaʻe, lihi, palena, pae.

marginas on a printed page. lihi. left margin. lihi hema. right margin. lihi ʻākau. top margin. lihi o luna. bottom margin. lihi o lalo. to set the margins. hoʻopaʻa i lihi. two vertical lines written to the left of lines of print to indicate that the left margin should be justified, in proofreading. kaha hoʻokaulihi.

margueritemakalika.

margueritedaisy. makalike.

mariaa crater-free plain on the surface of the moon. maria.

Mariana IslandsPae Moku Mariana

marigoldʻōkoleʻoiʻoi. pot marigold, melekule.

marijuanapaka lōlō.

marine₁of the sea. kai, malina. marine animal, iʻa. marine railway, alahukimoku.

marine₂military. koa malina.

marinekai. fish or any marine animal. iʻa, iʻa kai. see entries below and fish. marine sediment. koʻana kai. National Marine Fisheries Service. ʻOihana Lawaiʻa Kai Pekelala.

Marine CorpsPūʻali Koa Malina (Marina).

marine corpspūʻali hoʻouka kaua.

Marine Mammal CommissionKomikina Māmela Kai.

Marine Mammals ActKānāwai Māmela Kai.

Marineris MalineliValles Marineris Malineli, a valley on Mars. ke Awāwa ʻo Malineli.

marionettepāpeka kaula, pāpeta kaula.

maritallauna male; marital rights, launa male (RSV); marital duties, launa male (KJV).

markkaha, kahakaha, kiko, kākau, kākau kaha, māka; mōʻali, hoʻomōʻaliʻali (scar); heluna (grade); hōʻailona (distinguishing); kahahiō (crisscross); kālele leo (stress); kahakuhi (reference, as asterisk). high mark (grade), kaha kiʻekiʻe. low mark, kaha haʻahaʻa. to mark with lines, hoʻolālā. to mark parallel lines, kikoluko. marks of worry, as on the face, kahakahana kaumaha. to mark time, keʻehi pōkole, hoʻolei wāwae ʻana. to give a mark or grade, kaha.

markedkaha ʻia, kuni ʻia. also: ʻaʻali; nanaka (in sections).

markermāka; ulehole (harbor).

markerʻami₄

markerhune₃

markerʻami₄

marketmākeke; mākeke nui (large); pukahipa (sheep, Biblical). market value, waiwai ʻiʻo.

marketindoor market. mākeke maluhale. outdoor market. mākeke kaupokulani. to market something, i.e. to make available and promote the sale of a product. hokona. market value. waiwai kūʻai.

markingskahakahana.

markupas in the price of an article. pākēneka hoʻopiʻi.

marlinaʻu, aʻuaʻu; aʻukī.

marmotalso groundhog. māmota.

Maro ReefKoʻanakoʻa.

MarquesasNuʻuhiwa.

marquismakuika.

marquisettea kind of curtain. pākū makaliʻi.

marriagemale ʻana, moe, noho pū ʻana, hoʻāo. marriage relationship or rights, launa male. marriage proposal, noi male. marriage license, palapala male. marriage fee, uku male. marriage records, puke i kākau ʻia ka poʻe male. to perform the marriage ceremony, hoʻomale. families united by marriage, alohiki.

marriedmale ʻia; noho wahine, mea wahine (of a male); noho kāne, mea kāne (of a female). see saying, ʻuo₁.

marrowlolo, lolo iwi.

marrymale, moe, hoʻāo, noho; noho kāne (of a woman); noho wahine (of a man). see hoʻi₄. to marry off, hoʻomale. married couple, paʻa male. They were married, ua male ʻia lāua.

MarsHōkū-ʻula, Maleka, Mareka. perhaps: Holoholopīnaʻau, ʻAukele-nui-a-Iku (ʻAukele).

Marsthe planet. Hōkūʻulapūnaʻau, Hōkūʻula.

marshlepo pohō, ʻunelunelu, nenelu, ʻalē, naele.

marshwith salt or brackish water and no trees. ālialia. see bog, swamp. fresh-water marsh. ālialia wai maoli.

marshpen peni kuni.

marshalilāmuku, mākala.

Marshall IslandsMākala ʻAilana, Mākala.

Marshall Islandsalso Marshallese. Mākala, Mākala ʻAilana, ka Pae Moku ʻo Mākala.

MarshalleseMākala, kanaka Mākala.

marshmallowmahamelo, masamelo.

marshynenelu, ʻunelunelu, ʻalē. also: nakele, napele, nāpelepele, naele, hoʻonaele, naenaele.

marshynenelu.

Martha's VineyardPā-waina-o-Mareta.

martialkoa. see court-martial.

martial lawkānāwai koa.

martingalemakīnikela.

martyrmalakile.

marvelhaʻohaʻo, haʻo, hoʻohaʻohaʻo.

marvelouskupaianaha, kupanaha, kamahaʻo, hoʻākua, āiwaiwa, pāhaʻohaʻo, pāhaʻo.

MarylandMelelana, Merelana.

Marylandalso Marylander. Melelana, Merelana.

mascarapena lihilihi maka. to put on mascara. hana i ka pena lihilihi maka.

mascotmea hoʻolaki.

masculinekāne, hoʻokāne.

mashhoʻowali, lomi, hoʻopē, kuʻi ā ʻaeʻae. also: kīmō, pīhelehele, kūpalu.

mashedwali, waliwali, wawali, ʻaeʻae, ʻae, pīhelehele; palu (fig.); napo (soft). mashed potatoes, ʻuala kahiki hoʻowali ʻia.

maskmakakiʻi, poʻokiʻi, uhi maka; mākini (gourd).

maskdiving goggles. makaaniani luʻu kai, makaaniani luʻu. gas mask, as used during World War II. pūnuku ea make.

maskpale maka

maskpale maka

masking tapefreezer tape. leki pahu.

masonmakona. see bricklayer. Masons' society, hui Makona, hui malū.

masonichui malū.

mass₁quantity. puʻu, nuʻa, anuʻa, ahu.

mass₂ritual. meka, pule meka.

massbulk. nuipaʻa. air mass. ahu ea. atomic mass. nuipaʻa ʻātoma. see atomic mass.

mass nounkikino heʻeheʻe

mass nounheʻeheʻe₃

mass nounkikino heʻeheʻe

MassachusettsMakakukeka, Masakuseta.

MassachusettsMakakukeka, Masakuseta.

massacreluku, lukua, lukuna, lukuwale. see destroy.

massagelomi, lomilomi, , ʻopāʻopā, kōkō, kaomi, hoʻoʻunu, au; ʻaʻe (the back with feet); limalima (rare).

massage oilʻaila hamohamo

massage oilʻaila hamohamo

masseterthe muscle that closes the jaw. mākala ʻūpā.

masseurkanaka lomi, lomilomi; kālole (rare).

mastkia (ship); pou (canoe). rare: lāʻau kū, kālaʻau.

masterhaku; kahu, kāpuhi (of an animal). see learn. his master, kona haku. hula master, kumu hula.

mastersee props master.

master bedroomlumi moe haku.

master copyalso original, a master used for making additional copies. kope kumu.

masteredpaʻa, loaʻa.

Masterʻsas a degree at a university. laeoʻo, MA (pronounced mūʻā), MS (pronounced mūsā). see bachelorʻs, doctorate, undergraduate, graduate. Masterʻs degree. kēkelē laeoʻo, palapala laeoʻo, kēkelē ma, kēkelē MS.

mastheadheke o ke kia, mākē.

masticatenau ā wali, nau, naunau, nanau; mama (but not swallow); māī (rare).

mastoidkumu pepeiao (process); mastoid infection, hōkale.

masturbateʻuʻu, puaʻuʻu. see onanism.

matmoena, ʻahu, pālaulau (for various kinds, see Haw.-Eng. entries and entries that follow them). also: ālaulau, ʻāneʻeneʻe, ao, ʻapeu, ʻāpeupeu, ʻāleuleu, kumunuʻa, makaʻopihi, ʻōpihipihi, pālau; pākaukau, papa ʻaina (for food); pāʻū, ʻuʻa, pakakeha, pākea. coarse mat, moena lau. mat with medium weft, moena makapepe. mat with finger-sized mesh, moena puʻao, moena makaliʻi. pile of mats, huʻa moena, kūmoena, paʻa ʻahu, pā ʻahu. long strip mat commencement, kūmoena. mat designs: ʻekeʻeke, hale, hoehoe-pākea, hōkū-heleleʻi, hoʻokeʻekeʻe, honu, humuniki, kūhanu, kumumiki, lau-lama, lolopili, nānā-nuʻu, nēnē, nihowili-hemo, olowahia, ʻopihi, pahakū, papa-kōnane, papa-ʻula, pāwehe, poho-mōkoi, pua-hala. coarse mat covering, pale hāliʻi moena (worthless person).

matsee counting mat, water slide.

matʻahu pāwehe

matʻahu pāwehe

match₁contest. hoʻokūkū; kahului (rare).

match₂equal. lua, kohu like, like ʻālike, like, like loa, like pū, likelike, kohu. to match, hoʻohālikelike, hoʻolikelike, hoʻohālike. to arrange a match, hoʻomoe, hoʻomoemoe (marriage). well-matched, pili pono. to match coins, pili kālā. women are looked at – you are not matched [i.e. equal], e nānā wahine aʻe nō – ʻaʻole ʻoe e loaʻa.

match₃lucifer. kūkaepele, ahi, ahikoe. also: ahipele, lukipa, lepopele. package of matches, pena ahipele.

matchto match, as in the game of concentration. hoʻolikelike. as one thing to its counterpart by drawing a line. hoʻopili.

matchboxpoho ahi.

matchingkohu.

matchingidentical. ʻālike.

matchlesslua ʻole, ana ʻole, launa ʻole. see ex., match.

mate₁companion. hoa, kokoʻolua, lua. see spouse and saying, pilipili. to mate, moe, male, hoʻomau, hoʻomau keiki, hoʻāo.

mate₂of ships. mālama moku, kahu moku. see shipmate. first mate, mālama moku ʻekahi. second mate, kahu moku, hulipahu. third mate, kolo meki.

materialkino, makelia. to supply material needs, hoʻolako ma ke kino. dress material, lole, ʻāpā lole.

materialcloth. ʻī ālole. see entry below. bolt of material. ʻāpā lole.

materiala general term but not relating to cloth. makelia, memea. raw material. makelia kūlohelohe, memea kūlohelohe.

maternalmakuahine.

maternitykūlana makuahine. maternity dress, lole hāpai.

math sentencealso number sentence. hopunahelu. see mental math.

mathematicsmakemakika. applied mathematics, makemakika hoʻopili ʻia. pure mathematics, makemakika ʻokoʻa.

matrimonymale, makelimonio. united in the pure bonds of matrimony, ua hoʻopili ʻia ma ka pelika maʻemaʻe o ka male.

matrixa rectangular array of numbers, symbols, or functions which are often added or multiplied according to certain rules. haʻimaulia.

matrixhuihuina

matrixhuihuina

matter₁thing, mea; kumuhana (topic). important matter, mea nui, manaʻo nui. What's the matter? He aha lā ka pilikia? What's the matter with you? He aha nō lā kou ʻano? It doesn't matter, he mea ʻole. No matter how much, ʻehia.

matter₂to be important. ʻAno nui, manaʻo nui.

matter₃secretion. piapia, paʻakai, piele, pieleele, piepiele. see pus.

matterphysical substance. meakino.

matter-of-factka mea ʻoiaʻiʻo.

mattresspela, pela moe. mattress stuffing, pulu. mattress cover, uhi pela, hāliʻi pela.

mattressalso bed. pela, pela moe. air mattress. pela hoʻolana. mattress cover. ʻeke pela (preceded by ke).

maturemakua, kanaka makua, oʻo. also: mahaoʻo; laho oʻo (male); kākala (gourds); piha pona (bonds). to mature, hoʻomakua, oʻo, kupuohi. Your gentleness has matured me, ʻo kō ahonui ka i hoʻomakua mai nei iaʻu. see saying, pakī.

maturitywā oʻo, ka piha o ka manawa.

Maui₁the island. Maui. epithets: Maui is the best, Maui nō ka ʻoi. Great Maui of Kama, Maui nui a Kama (short for Kama-lālā-walu, a famous chief). Nā Hono-a-Piʻi-lani (see Hono-). the hunchback island, ka mokupuni kuapaʻa.

Maui₂name of a demigod. Māui.

Mauiname of the island. Maui. see entries below.

Māuiname of the demigod. Māui. see Maui.

Maui greenswordʻāhinahina ʻōmaʻomaʻo.

Maui parrotbillPseudonestor xanthophrys. kīkēkoa.

MaunakeaMaunakea

Mauritaniaalso Mauritanian. Mauritania.

MauritiusMauritiusa Mauritius Island. ka Mokupuni ʻo Mauritiusa.

mausoleumilina. royal mausoleum, ilina o nā aliʻi. famous ancient mausoleums: hale o līloa, hale o keawe.

mawʻōpū (of an animal).

maximumnui.

maximumpalena nui. see minimum. the maximum weight. ka palena nui o ke kaumaha.

may₁possibility. paha.

may₂permission. hiki.

May₃month. Mei.

MayMei. no abbreviation.

maybepaha (not used alone); pēlā paha, malia paha, malia, maliʻa. also: mākiʻa, ʻāpaha. maybe so, pēlā paha, ʻoia paha, ʻoliapaha. maybe not, ʻaʻole paha.

mayhemʻeleheʻu (rare). see maimed.

mayonnaisemeoneki.

mayormeia.

MayotteMaiota. Mayotte Island. ka Mokupuni ʻo Maiota.

maytansinea chemical compound once investigated for therapeutic uses but later found to be too toxic for human use. maikeni.

mazeala pākaʻawili, ala kaʻawili.

mc

mcc    

ma    mc    me    mi    mo    mr    ms    mu    my       -top-  

McCoy grassmauʻu hunehune.

me

mea    mec    med    mee    meg    mej    mel    mem    men    mer    mes    met    mew    mex    

ma    mc    me    mi    mo    mr    ms    mu    my       -top-  

meaʻu, iaʻu, i oʻu, mi. to me, iaʻu, i oʻu. by me, naʻu. of me, aʻu, oʻu. for me, naʻu, noʻu. fan me, peʻahi mai.

meadpia meli

meadpia meli

meadowkula mauʻu.

meadowalso grassy field. kula mauʻu.

meagerlawa ʻole, ʻuʻuku.

mealʻaina, pāʻina, papa ʻaina; ʻai māmā (light).

mealwormane koʻe.

mealypunapuna.

mealy bugane ʻuku.

mealybugana ʻuku.

mean₁cruel. mākonā. also: kāwaʻe, ʻōpūkeʻemoa, mākō. see malevolent.

mean₂average. waena.

mean₃signify. manaʻo, hōʻailona.

meanin math. ʻawelike.

meaningmanaʻo, manaʻo nui, ʻano. literal meaning, manaʻo maoli, manaʻo pili pono. hidden, figurative meaning, kaona, manaʻo hoʻonalonalo, manaʻo hoʻonanenane, manaʻo hoʻopilipili (see ex., kolopā, ʻōhea₁). principal meaning, manaʻo nui.

meaningsmanaʻolau

meaningsmanaʻolau

means₁resources. ola, mālama ola, kālā, kenikeni. He has limited means, kaupalena ʻia kāna wahi loaʻa. I have no means, ʻaʻohe aʻu kenikeni.

means₂agency. mamuli o, i, ma o, ma, loko, mea. means of transportation, ala hele.

meantimeia wā nō, ia manawa.

meanwhileʻoiai, ʻoi.

measlesʻulāliʻi, maʻi ʻula.

measlesʻulāliʻi.

measureana, hoʻoana, hoʻāna. see mesh. ancient measures were of made objects, as of net meshes (not of land): ʻowā, mākahi, mākahi hoene, ʻoene, kīkoʻo poho, pīʻā; muku, haʻilima (elbow to end of fingers), iwilei (collarbone to end of fingers), anana (between fingertips, arms extended), kahakū (2.5 or 4.5 m). measure of cloth, pio. liquid measures: ana waina, kako, kolo, mekeleka, pako ʻaila. cubic measure, anapaʻa. measuring stick, lāʻau ana. measuring cord, ʻahakū. measure in music, mahele. measure signature in music, hōʻailona mahele. metric measure, ana mekele.

measureto measure depth, as in the ocean. hoʻopapā hohonu. see entries below and accent unit.

measurelessana ʻole, palena ʻole, mānuʻunuʻu.

measurementana; ana loa, lōʻihi, lōkihi (length); ana piha (capacity); anakahi (unit); ʻaha (of an edge or border).

measurementalso used when referring to dimensions. ana. see height, length, width; how, what, measure. unit of measurement. anakahi metric unit of measurement. anakahi mekalika. US standard or customary unit of measurement. anakahi ʻAmelika.

measuring cupkīʻaha ana. see cup.

measuring cupkīʻaha ana

measuring cupkīʻaha ana

measuring spoonpuna ana

measuring spoonpuna ana

measuring tapeleki ana

measuring tapeleki ana

measuring wormʻami.

meatʻiʻo, ʻiʻo holoholona; ʻiʻo pipi (beef); ʻīnaʻi, iʻa (anything eaten with poi). meat ball, pipi hoʻopoe. meat dish, ipu iʻa, ipu kai.

meat mealʻi;ʻo wiliwili. see bonemeal.

MeccaMeka.

mechanicmekanika, hana mīkini.

mechanicalalso mechanics. kūmikini. mechanical engineer. ʻenekinia mīkini.

mechanismapparatus or device, ordinarily including some mechanical part or parts. maomeka. see device, instrument, tool. balancing mechanism, in biology. ʻōnaehana hoʻokauapono.

meconiumkūkae weka, weka, nalu.

medakamosquito fish. iʻa makika.

medalmekala. military or honorary medal, medala hoʻohanohano. honorary cross or medal, keʻa hoʻohanohano.

meddlehōkai, hoʻopilikia. also: lālama, mauʻaʻe.

mediaas radio, TV, etc. pāpaho.

medialwaena.

medialissee vastus medialis.

mediankūwaena. median number, in math. helu kūwaena.

mediateʻuao, uwao.

medicallāʻau, kauka. medical doctor, kauka lapaʻau, kahuna lapaʻau. medical practice, lapaʻau.

medicalmedical insurance. ʻinikua olakino. medical coverage number. helu ʻinikua olakino.

medicationalso medicine, medicinal drug. lāʻau. see medicine. prescription medication. lāʻau kuhikuhi. prescription for medication or medicinal drugs. kuhikuhi lāʻau. over-the-counter medication. lāʻau kūʻai wale.

medicinallāʻau, lapaʻau.

medicinelāʻau, lāʻau lapaʻau, wai lāʻau, hālalo. Various kinds of medicine: ʻapu, lāʻau hānō, lāʻau moe, lāʻau hoʻomoe, lāʻau hoʻohiamoe, lāʻau hoʻonahā, lāʻau hoʻopā, lāʻau hoʻopiʻi, lāʻau hoʻopiʻipiʻi, lāʻau hoʻopūhiʻu, hālalo poʻi, ʻaikūpele, ehu, hauʻoki, hoene, hoʻohua kawowo, kāpaʻi, kāhili kāpopo, kuakala, kuʻikuʻi, piʻikū, pīpā, māwai, pūailewa, pioloolo. to mix medicine, kāwili lāʻau. commonly used medicinal plants (Blaisdell): ʻaʻaliʻi, leaf used for rash, insomnia, asthma; ʻāheahea, āweoweo, leaves used for wounds and as tonic; ʻahuʻawa, powder of stem and flower for skin lesions; ʻākia, leaf for asthma and as a cathartic; ʻalaʻala wai nui (succulents), bud to treat asthma, leaf for ear infections and as a tonic; ʻaloe, pānini ʻawaʻawa, leaf for burns, wounds, arthritis, dermatomycosis, and as a cathartic; ʻawa, root as narcotic for pain, insomnia, anxiety; ʻawapuhi kuahiwi, leaf for lacerations, root for toothache and abdomimal pain; hala, seed and flower as cathartic, aerial root as tonic; hau, bud and bark as cathartic, bark for fever and as demulcent in childbirth; ʻilima, flower as cathartic, leaf shoot for asthma and as tonic, root bark for asthma; ipu ʻawaʻawa (gourd), shoot and leaf as sedative and cathartic and to treat skin lesions; kāʻeʻe (sea bean), seeds as cathartic; kaliko, a cathartic; kalo (taro), root as tonic and cathartic, leaf for skin infections, stem for stings; (ti), flower for asthma, leaves (lāʻī) for headache, fever, and as bandages; (sugar cane), shoot for lacerations, juice as herb sweetener; koali ʻawa (morning glory), whole plant for fractures, wounds, joint pain, poultice for infection, cathartic; koʻokoʻolau (beggars tick), leaf as tea tonic and for asthma, flower for heartburn and fever; kuawa (guava), seeds and leaf for diarrhea, fruit rind as cathartic; kukui (candlenut), nut and bark as cathartic, leaf for wounds, sap to treat thrush; laukahi (plantain), leaf as poultice for infections, sap to arrest bleeding; maiʻa (banana), fruit for abdominal pain and asthma and as a cathartic, bud sap to treat thrush; māmaki, berry to treat thrush and as laxative and tonic, root for childbirth; moa, stem for tea, as cathartic, and to treat thrush; naupaka, leaf for lacerations, bark for skin lesions, diarrhea; nīoi (pepper) for muscle and joint pain; niu hiwa (a variety of coconut), young shoot for lacerations, dry meat for oil for skin and hair and to use for massage, water for eye disorders; noni (Indian mulberry), fruit for lacerations and as poultice, leaf and bark as tonic and for urinary disorders and muscle and joint pain; ʻōhiʻa ʻai (mountain apple), bark for mouth lesions and lacerations, bark, leaf, and bud as tonic; ʻōhiʻa lehua, flower for childbirth, leaf bud as tea tonic; ʻōlena (turmeric), bulb for earache, nose and throat discomfort; palepiwa (nuhōlani) (eucalyptus), leaves for sweat bath, pain, fever, respiratory congestions; pia (arrow-root), tuber for diarrhea and as tonic; pilikai, as cathartic; pōhuehue (morning glory), seed and stem as cathartic, leaf in childbirth; pōpolo (black nightshade), leaf for wounds, cough, and tonic, berry as cathartic and to treat thrush; pua kala (poppy), sap and seed () for toothache and pyorrhea and skin itch, root for warts; ʻuala (sweet potato), root for asthma and as emetic, leaf (palula) as tonic, to aid lactation; ʻuhaloa, hiʻaloa, ʻalaʻala pūloa, kanakaloa, roots for sore throat, leaves as poultice for infections; ʻulu (breadfruit), sap for lacerations and skin infections. Some of these are post-European.

medicinealso medication, medicinal drug. lāʻau. see medication. medicine cabinet. waihona lāʻau lapaʻau. to take medicine. inu i ka lāʻau, ʻai i ka lāʻau.

medicine cabinetwaihona mea maʻi

medicine cabinetwaihona mea maʻi

MedinaMekina.

mediocreʻaʻole maikaʻi loa.

meditatenalu, noʻonoʻo pono. also: hoʻokuanoʻo, wae, waewae.

meditativekuanoʻo. see meditate.

Mediterranean SeaKai-waena-honua.

Mediterranean Seake Kai Waena Honua.

medium₁intermediate. waena.

medium₂spiritualist. haka, haka ʻōlelo.

mediuma means of affecting or conveying something. kaiapuni. see entries below. Hawaiian-medium class. papa kaiapuni Hawaiʻi. Hawaiian-medium school. kula kaiapuni Hawaiʻi.

mediumas drink size. lōpū. abb. . see entries below and small, large. medium heat. wela lōpū. medium soda. koloaka lōpū.

medium rareas meat. hapa moʻa, moʻa hapa.

medium shotas of a photograph or in movie or video production. paʻi lōpū (preceded by ke). see close-up, wide shot. to take a medium shot. paʻi a lōpū.

medium-rangealso medium-term. hikiālōpū. see short-range, long-range. medium-range plan. papa hoʻolālā hikiālōpū.

medium-termsee medium-range.

meekakahai, haʻahaʻa. see saying, bait.

Meeker burnerkapuahi Mika. see burner.

meethui, hālāwai, meu. Until (we) meet again, ā hui hou aku. to meet an obstacle, kuʻia. I'm glad to meet you, hauʻoli kēia hui ʻana o kāua.

meetingʻaha (for various kinds, see Haw.-Eng.ʻ entry and entries that follow it); hālāwai, pilina. to arrange a meeting, hoʻohālāwai. regular meeting, hālāwai paʻa mau. meeting place, kahua hoʻolulu.

meetingsee convergent.

meetinghousehale hālāwai.

Megmegabyte, in computer terminology. pm (ʻai pāmiliona).

mega-a prefix meaning million (m). pāmiliona. abb. pm. see entry below and deca-, hecto-, kilo-, giga-, tera-.

megabytein computer terminology. ʻai pāmiliona. abb. pm. see byte.

Megalagrion sppsee damselfly.

megaphonemea hoʻonui leo.

mejiromanu peleita.

MelanesianMelanikia.

MelbourneMelepona, Melebona.

mellowpala.

melodeonmelokiana.

melodeonmelokiana.

melodioushonehone, nahenahe; mōpua (rare).

melodyleo, melokia.

melodyalso tune. leo, ʻea. one who sings the melody of a song. leo alakaʻi.

melonipu. see cantaloupe, watermelon. pulp and seeds of a melon, haku ipu. to burst, as a ripe melon, ʻaʻaka.

melonmeleni, ipu. see cantaloupe.

meltheʻe, heheʻe, hoʻoheheʻe, kahe.

meltheheʻe. see melting point.

melting pointkēkelē heheʻe. see boiling point, freezing point.

memberlālā (as of a society).

memberas of an organization. lālā. board members. lālā o ka papa.

membranenikiniki, ʻili lahilahi.

membraneniniki.

membranophonea musical instrument whose sound is produced by striking a membrane or skin of the instrument. oloʻili. see Hawaiian entries beginning with olo-.

mementomea hoʻomanaʻo, paʻaaloha, paʻaloha, paʻa mau noʻonoʻo, pukana, paumaunoʻonoʻo.

memoor note for conveying a message to someone; message. memo. see memorandum, note. to write a memo or take a message. kākau i memo.

memoirspuke hoʻomanaʻo.

memorandummea hoʻomanaʻo, puke hoʻomanaʻo. to keep a memorandum, hoʻopaʻa manaʻo.

memorandumalso memo. memo. see memo. internal memorandum, as in telecommunication. memo kūloko.

memorialmea hoʻomanaʻo.

Memorial DayLā Kau Pua, Lā Lū Pua.

memorizehoʻopaʻanaʻau, hoʻopaʻa, hoʻopaʻa manaʻo.

memorizedpaʻanaʻau, paʻa, paʻa manaʻo.

memoryhoʻomanaʻo ʻana, waihona hoʻomanaʻo, haliʻa. dim memory, manaʻo pōehiehi, manaʻo pōwehiwehi, manaʻo kāwelewele. cherished memory, haliʻa aloha. in memory, he hoʻomanaʻo.

memoryas in a computer program. waihona ʻike. built-in memory. waihona ʻike paʻaloko. expanded memory. waihona ʻike māhuahua. extended memory. waihona ʻike keu. virtual memory. hope waihona ʻike. memory key, as on a calculator keyboard. pihi hoʻomanaʻo (preceded by ke).

memory storageʻenelule

MemphisMemapika, Memapisa.

menkāne (males), kānaka (human beings), poʻe, nā kānaka, ka poʻe kānaka.

menacesee threat.

mendhono, pāhono, pāhonohono, poho, hana hou, kāpili. also: kikikiki, hāuna, hauhāuna, kaumoʻo; hoʻoheihei (a net).

menialhaʻahaʻa loa, kauā.

menopausehoʻokiʻo, lele, mau.

menstrual flowsee menstruate.

menstruatehanawai, kahe, peʻa; hiua (rare). menstrual house, hale peʻa. taboo on menstruating women, kahapouli.

menstruationhanawai, heʻe koko, wai, wai ʻula, wai o ka wahine, waimaka lehua; first menstruation, kokopuna; to have ceased menstruation, hoʻokiʻo, mau, lele.

-mentʻana, -na. (to manage, hoʻoponopono. management, hoʻoponopono ʻana.)

mentalnoʻonoʻo. for mental qualities, see lae oʻo, lae paʻa, lae ʻula.

mental arithmetichelu naʻau.

mental mathhelu naʻau, makemakika naʻau.

mentalitywaihona noʻonoʻo.

mentionhaʻi, ʻōlelo. Don't mention it, mai hoʻopua aʻe (see welcome). not worth mentioning, ʻaʻohe ʻōlelo ʻana, he mea ʻole.

mentorkahu aʻoākumu

menupapa kuhikuhi mea ʻai.

menuas in a computer program. papa kuhikuhi. main menu. papa kuhikuhi kahua paʻa. pop-up menu. papa ʻōʻili. menu bar. papa koho.

mercantilekālepa.

mercenarypuni kālā.

merchandisewaiwai kālepa.

merchandisemea kūʻai.

merchantkālepa, maʻauʻauwā.

merchant marineʻau moku kālepa.

merchantspoʻe kūʻai, poʻe kālepa.

mercilessaloha ʻole, laukōnā, loko ʻino.

mercurialihu kāninonino.

mercurywaikālā; mercury on back of a mirror, heu.

MercuryUkali-aliʻi, Melekulia, Merekuria.

mercurythe metallic element in chemistry. melekulia. the planet. Ukalialiʻi.

mercyaloha. mercy seat, noho aloha. god of mercy, Lono-iki-aweawe-aloha.

merelywale, , auaneʻi.

mergeto merge, as in a computer program. hoʻokuʻi . mail merge. hoʻokuʻi helu wahi.

meridianmelekiana, melikiana.

meridianprime meridian, in geography. kumu lonikū, kumu lonitū.

meritkūpono, . certificate of merit, palapala hoʻomaikaʻi. person of exceptional merit or lineage, maka hihiu.

mermaidwahine hiʻu iʻa.

mermankanaka luʻu i ka hohonu.

merryleʻaleʻa, leʻa, ʻoliʻoli, ʻakaʻaka; mele. also: laupaʻapaʻani, ʻolina. Merry Christmas, Mele Kalikimaka. make merry, leʻaleʻa, wela ka hao (fig.).

merry-go-roundlio lāʻau.

mesh₁nets. maka, maka ʻupena. various sizes: nae, nukuwāʻula, nukuāʻula, nukunukuwāʻula, nukunukuāʻula, mākahi, mākahi ʻoene, mākahi hoene, mālua, mālua ʻoā, mālua ʻowā, mākolu, mākolu ʻowā, mākolu ʻoā, māhā, mahae, mālewa, makahune. to make net meshes, . to knot or fasten net meshes, hiʻa. an additional mesh, puʻumana.

mesh₂mats. maka, maka moena. check plait, maka moena. twill plait, ʻoʻeno, hoʻohewahewa. mesh sizes: makaliʻi, makahune; makapepe (fine); pūʻao (coarse). mesh width, koana.

Mesolithicin anthropology. haku nahau. Mesolithic Age, period. ke au haku nahau.

mesophilicmid-temperature-loving. ola mehana. see thermophilic. mesophilic bacteria. koʻohune ola mehana.

MesopotamiaMekopakamia.

mess₁disorder. mōkākī.

mess₂dining. ʻAina, papa ʻaina, wahi ʻaina.

messageʻōlelo hoʻouna ʻia; leo (verbal); ʻelele waha ʻole (written); kauoha; ʻōlelo uea ʻole (wireless); pūʻolo (fig.).

messagea memo or note for conveying a message to someone. memo. see note. to take a message or write a memo. kākau i memo.

messengerʻelele. also: lawe kauoha, kūkini, ʻāhaʻilono, ʻāhaʻi ʻōlelo; ʻaulani (of a chief). one accompanying a messenger, hoa una.

MessiahMekia.

MessinaMekina, Mesina.

metabolismpūnao.

metalmekala; keleawe (general name).

metalmekala, metala. see alkali metal, alkaline earth metal, alloy.

metalsmithkuʻi keleawe.

metamorphosehoʻomalule (from a caterpillar into a butterfly). see change.

metamorphosiskūaloli. morphological metamorphosis. kūaloli kino.

metaphasekaʻamahana maka

metaphorʻōlelo hoʻohālike, manaʻo hoʻokūkū.

metatarsusthe bone of the foot between the phalanges and the tarsus. iwi poli wāwae.

metathesistransposition of letters, syllables, or sounds in a word. panoko.

meteorakua lele, hōkū lele, koli.

meteorkoli.

meteorologistkilo ʻōuli i ke au o ka manawa. god of meteorologists, Kuhimana.

meteorologykālaianilā. see wind.

meter₁distance. mika, mekele.

meter₂for measuring. ana. water meter, ana wai.

meterthe unit of measurement. mika. abb. m. see metric. in music. lauana .

meteran instrument that automatically measures and registers quantity. mīka. meter box. pahu mīka. parking meter. mīka kāki. metered parking or any parking for which there is a charge. kāki.

methanemēkene, mētene.

methanolmetanola.

methodʻano hana, papa hana. without method, kīpalalē.

methodalso technique. kiʻina hana, kiʻina. sampling methods. kiʻina ʻohi hāpana.

MethodistMekekiko, Mekokiko.

methodologykiʻina₃

methodologykiʻina₃

methylmeto.

methylated spiritsmekulika, metulika.

meticulousmaiau.

metricmekele.

metricmekalika. metric unit of measure. anakahi mekalika. metric system. ʻōnaehana mekalika. metric conversion chart. pakuhi hoʻololi makalika.

metronomeana manawa.

metropoliskūlanakauhale nui.

mewʻoau, ʻowau, nīao.

Mexicoalso Mexican. Mekiko. New Mexico. Nūmekiko.

MexicanMekiko.

mi

mia    mic    mid    mig    mil    mim    min    mir    mis    mit    mix    

ma    mc    me    mi    mo    mr    ms    mu    my       -top-  

mi (in musical scale).

mithe third note on the musical scale. . see Hawaiian entry pākōlī.

Miaplacidusa star in the constellation Carina. Makawela.

MichiganMikikana.

Michiganalso Michigander, Michiganite. Mikikana.

micro-also microscopic. māiki. a prefix meaning one millionth (u). hapa miliona. abb. hml. see entries below and deci-, centi-, milli-, nano-, pico-.

microbemū ʻike ʻole ʻia e ka maka.

microbemeaola māiki

microbiologykālaimeaolahune. see biology.

microclimateaniau hāiki.

microfilmkiʻi aka

microfilmkiʻi aka

microfilm readermīkini heluhelu kiʻi aka

microfilm readermīkini heluhelu kiʻi aka

microgrammāikikalame.

microgravityʻumekaumaha māiki. see gravity.

micron0.0001 centimeter. maikolona.

Micronesiamaikonesia. Federated States of Micronesia. Mokuʻāina Hoʻohui ʻia o Maikonesia.

MicronesianMaikonekia, Maikonikia.

micronutrientmāhuaola māiki. see macronutrient.

microorganismmeaola māiki.

microphonemea hoʻolele leo, lawe ʻōlelo.

microphoneipuleo, mea hoʻolele leo.

microscopeʻohe nānā, ʻohe hoʻonui ʻike, aniani hoʻonui ʻike.

microscopeʻohe hoʻonui ʻike. microscope slide. aniani kaupaneʻe, usu. aniani. microscope stage. paepae aniani kaupaneʻe.

microscopicmāiki.

microsecondin math. hapa miliona kekona.

microwavepāhawewe kumulipo

microwave ovenʻomawawe.

middayawakea. also: lolokū, molokū, wekea. see saying, lolo.

middlewaena, waenakonu, wālua.

middleused only in special terminology. kūwaena. see entries below and dermis, new, old. middle kingdom, in Egyptology. au palaʻo kūwaena.

Middle Eastalso Middle Eastern. Hikina Waena.

middle fingermanamana loa, manamana waena.

middle fingermanamana kau

middle-agedāoʻo, oʻo.

midge flynalo wiʻu.

midgetpeke.

midnightaumoe, kuluaumoe, ʻauinapō. see ʻālike. period between midnight and dawn, pilipuka.

midnightluapō

midoceanwaena moana. midocean ridge. kualapa waena moana.

midpointin math. kiko kauwaena.

midribnīʻau (coconut frond and leaf); kua, kuakua (leaf); iwi (as of ti leaf or pili grass).

midriffmakaʻupena.

mid-tidehōlūlū.

midwaymawaena, waenakonu, ʻālike.

Midwaythe island. Pihemanu.

midwifepale keiki. to act as midwife, hoʻohānau.

midwinterhoʻoilo kū waena.

might₁see maybe.

might₂strength. ikaika, mana.

mightto do with all oneʻs might or strength. kuʻupau. see geevum.

mightyikaika loa, mana loa, pūkonakona, luaahi.

migratealso migration, migratory. neʻekau.

migratorynoho paʻa ʻole i ka ʻāina; leleaoa (rare).

MilanMilana.

mildʻūpalu; kolonahe (of wind); mālani. see gentle.

mildas a solution. ʻūpalu.

mildewauloli, kūkaeloli. also: punahelu, pōukiuki.

milemile (statute); mile loa (nautical).

milemile. abb. mil. miles per hour. mile oka hola. abb. mil/hl.

mileagemile, heluna mile.

milieuhonua₆

milieuhonua₆

militaristicpuni ʻoihana kaua.

militarykoa, pūʻali koa.

military academykula koa.

military basekahua pūʻali koa.

military forcesʻoihana koa.

military policemākaʻi koa.

military sentrykoa kiaʻi.

military servicealso army. pūʻali koa.

military transport aircraftmokulele hali koa.

militiapūʻali koa kūikawā.

milkwaiū (cf. Haw.-Eng. entry and entries that follow it). milk cow, pipi waiū. to milk, ʻuwī, ʻuwī waiū. to pinch or squeeze in milking, pikipiki, ʻuwī.

milkwaiū. see chocolate, dairy product. imitation milk. waiū hoʻopilipili. powdered milk. waiū ehu, waiū pauka. skim milk. waiū heʻe. whole milk. waiū piha. milk carton. pahu waiū. milk shake. waiū luliluli. residue of milk after beating. kale ʻai.

milk shakewaiū luliluli, waiū hoʻoluliluli.

milkfishawa. growth stages: pua awa, puawa, awa ʻaua, awa, awa kalamoho.

milkweedlaulele, nuʻumela.

Milky WayHōkū-noho-aupuni, Iʻa, Iʻa-lele-i-aka, Kau, Lālani, Lele-aka, Leleiona.

Milky WayIʻa

mill₁mechanical device. wili, hale wili. coffee mill, wili kope. sugar mill, hale wili kō, wili kō. planing mill, hale wili papa, wili papa. flour mill, hale wili palaoa, kāwili palaoa.

mill₂move confusedly. hoʻowili, hoʻopākakaʻa hele.

mill₃money of account. mila (1/10 cent).

millenniummelenio, milenio.

millenniummiliniuma

millenniummiliniuma

millerkanaka wili palaoa.

milletmileka.

milli-mili-. a prefix meaning one thousandth (m). hapa kaukani. abb. hkk. see entries below and deci-, centi-, micro-, nano-, pico-.

milligrammilikalame. abb. mkal.

millilitermililika. abb. ml.

millimetermiliamekele.

millimetermilimika. abb. mm.

millinerymea hoʻonani pāpale.

millionmiliona.

millionsee mega-, micro-.

millionaireʻona miliona.

millipedeʻaha.

millisecondin math. hapa kaukani kekona.

millstonepōhaku kaʻa palaoa, pōhaku kaʻa.

Mimasa moon very near to Saturn. Mima.

mimichoʻopili. also: hoʻomāhuʻi, hoʻomaʻauwē, hoʻopaʻi ā paʻi; maʻewa, hoʻomaʻewa (sarcastic).

mimichoʻopili₃

mimichoʻopili₃

mimosamimoka.

mince piepai me nā mea ʻai ʻokiʻoki ʻia.

mind₁intellect. manaʻo, waihona noʻonoʻo, naʻau. broad-minded, noʻonoʻo laulā. narrow-minded, noʻonoʻo hāiki. a well-filled mind, ʻumeke kāʻeo (fig.). an empty mind, ʻumeke pala ʻole (fig.). to set the mind on, kau ka manaʻo. to change the mind, hoʻohuli i ka manaʻo.

mind₂obey. lohe; hoʻolohe (imperative); wiwo.

mind₃heed. mālama, maliu. Never mind, he mea ʻole, ʻaʻole pilikia.

mine₁possessive. noʻu, naʻu, koʻu, kaʻu, kuʻu, oʻu, aʻu. see my.

mine₂pit. lua, lua ʻeli waiwai; lua lānahu (coal); lua ʻeli gula (gold); maine, mine.

mine₃military. pōkā pahū kai.

mineralpōhaku, minelala.

mineralminelala, minerala.

mineral waterwai minelala.

mineral wateralso sparkling water. wai piʻipiʻi.

minglehui pū, kauwili. also: paʻi, hui ka ʻaha, holehole.

mingledhui, hui ʻia, huihui, kipona.

minimumhapa ʻuʻuku loa, haʻahaʻa.

minimumpalena iki. see maximum. the minimum weight. ka palena iki o ke kaumaha.

minister₁priest. kahuna, kahuna pule; kahuna aʻo (teaching); kahu.

minister₂statesman. kuhina (for various kinds, see Haw.-Eng. entry and entries that follow it).

minister₃aid. lawelawe.

ministryʻoihana kahuna pule (religious); ʻoihana, keʻena (agency).

MinneapolisMineapoli.

MinnesotaMinekoka.

Minnesotaalso Minnesotan. Minekoka.

minnowminao. see anchovy, silversides.

minor₁small. ʻuʻuku iho.

minor₂underage. oʻo ʻole, keiki oʻo ʻole.

minoras a minor academic field of study. māina. see major.

minorityhapa iki, hapa ʻuʻuku, hapa ʻuku. minority party, ʻaoʻao kūʻē.

minority partyin politics. ʻaoʻao hapa ʻuʻuku. see majority party, political party.

minstrel showkeaka nika.

mint₁plant. mōhihi, māʻohiʻohi, honohono, kīponapona, mineka.

mint₂fiscal. ʻOihana hana kālā.

Mintakaa star. Kaʻawili.

minuendkumuhoʻēmi.

minushoʻolawe, lawe. minus sign, kaha hoʻolawe, kaha emi. eight minus two is six, ʻewalu lawe ʻelua, koeʻeono.

minuslawe. minus sign. kaha hoʻolawe.

minute₁time. minuke. five minutes until eight, ʻelima minuke i koe, hola ʻewalu; ʻelima minuke i koe, kani ka hola ʻewalu. ten minutes after eight, ʻumi minuke i hala, kā ka hola ʻewalu; ʻumi minuke i hala, kani ka hola ʻewalu.

minute₂see tiny.

minutetime. minuke. abb. min. revolutions per minute (rpm). puni o ka minuke. abb. p/min. minute hand. lima kuhikuhi minuke.

minutesmoʻolelo, moʻoʻōlelo (as of a meeting). to keep the minutes, hoʻopaʻa moʻolelo.

minutianā mea liʻiliʻi loa, huna, hunehune, nā mea makaliʻi.

Miraa star. Lanihou.

Miracha star. Kōkoʻolua.

miraclehana mana.

miraculousmana. see legendary beings.

miragewailiʻulā, wailiʻu, liʻulā, waiʻōʻupē. god of mirages, Lima-loa.

mirekelekele, pihō, pohō, kiʻo lepo, lepo pohō, nenelu, naele.

Mirphacka star. Hānaipono.

mirroraniani, aniani kilohi; aniani kū (standing); aniani paʻa lima (hand); kilo pōhaku (stone under water); aniani nānā.

mirroraniani, aniani nānā, aniani kilohi, aniani kilo. bicycle mirror. aniani kilohi paikikala, aniani kilo paikikala, aniani paikikala. concave mirror. aniani ʻeʻele. convex mirror. aniani ʻeʻemu. full- length mirror. aniani . hand mirror. aniani paʻa lima, aniani lima. rear-view mirror for a car. aniani kilohi kaʻa, aniani kaʻa. small mirror to keep in a purse. aniani pāiki, aniani liʻiliʻi.

mirroraniani ʻikena

mirroraniani ʻikena

mis-hewa. see mislead, misnomer, misprint, and others.

misandryhatred of males. hoʻokae kāne. see misanthropy, misogyny.

misanthropenaʻau kopekope, ʻōpū kopekope, ʻōpū ʻino, kanaka nanau, mea lanau.

misanthropyhatred of mankind. hoʻokae kanaka. see misandry, misogyny.

misbehavehana kolohe, kolohe.

miscarriageheʻe wale, poholo. see abortion, fetus. miscarried fetus, keiki heʻe wale, keiki hāʻule wale, hua hāʻule. miscarriage of justice, holo pono ʻole o ke kānāwai.

miscellaneouskēlā me kēia, kēlā mea kēia mea, nā mea like ʻole, kīkoʻolā, laukua.

miscellanynā mea like ʻole, pūlehulehu.

mischiefkolohe (bad or innocent); ʻeu (funny). see mischief-maker, mischievous.

mischief-makerkolohe, ʻāpiki. see parrot fish.

mischievouskolohe. also: hoʻokolohe, ʻāpiki, ʻeu, ʻepa, hūʻeu, lapa, maka leʻa, lapuwale, ʻeʻeʻe, honole. see saying, makaʻā.

misconstruehoʻohepa, wehewehe hewa, koho hewa.

misdemeanormikamina.

misdirectkuhi pāʻēʻē, kuhikuhi hewa.

miser. see greed, miserly.

miserlysee miser. also: akaoʻo, pīpine, hoʻolaholaho, makauliʻi, minamina, pukumoa.

miserypōʻino oki loa, luʻuluʻu, māino, ʻīnea.

misfortunepōʻino, pōpilikia. also: ʻawa (fig.); laʻa uli, make, predict misfortune, hoʻoiloilo. gloat over misfortunes of others, ʻaikola, hōʻaikola, ʻākola.

misinformhōʻike hewa, kuhi pāʻēʻē.

misleadalakaʻi hewa. also; kuhi pāʻēʻē, hoʻopāʻēʻē, hoʻopouli, kanaleʻo.

misnomerʻōlelo hewa i ka inoa.

misogynyhatred of women. hoʻokae wahine. see misandry, misanthropy.

misprintpaʻi hewa.

mispronouncehewa ka hopuna, paʻewa ka hopuna, hewa ka hoʻopuka ʻana.

misrepresenthōʻike hewa, hoʻopāʻēʻē.

miss₁fail to hit. hala, hewa. also: kāhewa, hāʻulehope, kapeke; muʻu (in marbles); halahī, halahū, holohuʻa, pāhiʻa, holohiʻa. to miss the way, , hūhewa, hili, halakī.

miss₂perceive absence. haʻo.

miss₃nostalgia. haʻo wale, minamina.

miss₄unmarried woman. wahine maleʻole. no equivalent to the title.

MissMike

MissMike

missed shotalso air ball, in basketball; to make such a shot. halahī, halahū.

misshapenʻaluʻalu, ʻanakeʻe, kīnā, naele, ʻōpaha, hoʻōpaha, paʻewa, pepeʻe.

missilemea pākī, mea kī ʻia. guided missile, mea kī hoʻopololei loaʻia.

missilekao lele. missile bomb. kao lele pahū.

missingnalowale, nalo, nano, koe.

missionhuakaʻi, mikiona; hololani (rare).

missionas in the mission statement of an organization. ala nuʻukia. see vision. mission statement. ʻōlelo ala nuʻukia.

missionarymikanele, mikionele, mikionali; aʻo hele (itinerant). to act like a missionary, hoʻomikanele.

MississippiMikikipi, Misisipi.

Mississippialso Mississippian. Mikikipi, Misisipi.

MissouriMikouli, Misouri.

Missourialso Missourian. Mikouli, Misouri.

misspelled worda circle around a misspelled word with the letters ph (pela hewa) written above the word, in proofreading. kaha pela hewa.

misstepkāhehi, hehi hewa, kupe.

mistuhiwai, noe, ʻohu, ʻehu, ʻehuehu (in approximate order of decreasing denseness). In songs, mist is associated with romance. also: lelehuna, huna wai, kēhau, kīʻohuʻohu, pūnohu, uakea, aokū, ʻawa, uahi wai; uaoa. fine mist, lilinoe, kili ʻohu. see misty. heavy mist, uhiwai. creeping mist, noe kolo, ua noe. pink mist, noe ʻula. rainbow-hued mist, koʻiʻula. white mist, uakea. love is mist, settles on all hills, he ʻohu ke aloha, ʻaʻohe kuahiwi kau ʻole (of love). goddess of mists, Lilinoe.

mistʻohu neʻepapa

mistʻohu neʻepapa

mistakehewa, kuhi hewa, paʻewa, lalau; kīnaʻu (flaw). to cause or feign a mistake, hoʻohewa. to mistake a person for someone else, kuhi hewa, hoʻomaopopo ʻole. a mistake by many, hehehewa.

mistakenʻolalau. see mistake.

mistersee Mr.

mistletoekaumahana, hulumoa.

mistreatmenthana ʻino, māuna, pāʻuluʻā. see cruel.

mistresswahine manuahi, ipo manuahi, wahine noho pū; kahu (of a pet). mistress of a house, haku wahine o ka home.

mistypaʻa i ka noe, uhi i ka noe. also: kēwai, pōhina, polohina, hea, hōʻohu; kīʻohuʻohu, māohu, poluluhi. see glory, mist, and sayings, kīʻohuʻohu, māʻohu.

misunderstandmaopopo akaaka ʻole.

mite₁insect. ona, ane; ona moa (chicken); ʻuku hipa (sheep).

mite₂small sum. lepeka.

mitigatedakakuʻu, emi.

mitiosiskaʻamahana haku

mitogenany substance or agent that stimulates mitotic cell division. mikokene.

mitosiskaʻamahana kau

mitrekalaunu pīhopa, pāpale hainikā.

mittbaseball glove. mikilima pōhili.

mittenmīkini, mīkini lima.

mixhoʻohui, hui (general); hoʻowali (as poi, dough). also: huihui, huikaʻi, hauhili, hauhauhili, hilikau, ʻānoni, hoʻōʻā, kake, kīkomo, ʻāwili, kauwili, wili, noni. see mixture, mix-up. to mix ingredients, kāwili, paʻi, hokahokai. to mix relish, poho ʻinamona. mixing board or tray, papa wili, papa wili ʻai. poi mixer, lāʻau hoʻowali ʻai.

mixto mix or dilute, as a drink. paʻipaʻi. see dilute.

mix upto jumble the order. hoʻokake kaʻina.

mixedhuikau. also: huihui, hoʻohuihui, hauhili, hauhauhili, hilikau, ʻaluka, kipona, laukua, ʻānoni, ʻānoninoni, ʻānononi, ʻōnoninoni, paʻipaʻi; mixed colors, aʻeaʻe, ʻōʻā. mixed liquid, wai paʻipaʻi. mixed drink, wai paʻipaʻi, lama paʻipaʻi ʻia, lama hoʻohuihui ʻia, mea inu hoʻohuihui. mixed blood, koko ʻāwili, hapa, ʻōʻā.

mixedalso combined, in math and science. ʻōʻā. see alloy, whole number. chemically combined. ʻōʻ ā kemikala ʻia. mixed decimal. kekimala ʻōʻā. mixed number. helu ʻōʻā.

mixermīkini kāwili

mixermīkini kāwili

mixturemea i kāwili pū ʻia, mea i hoʻohuihui ʻia.

mixturealso combination. huihuina.

mix-uphuikau, hoʻohuikau, hōkai, hokahokai, kaʻahōkai.

mo

moa    mob    moc    mod    moh    moi    mol    mom    mon    moo    mop    mor    mos    mot    mou    mov    mow    moz    

ma    mc    me    mi    mo    mr    ms    mu    my       -top-  

moanʻū, ʻuhū ʻuhūʻuhū, kaniʻū, kaniʻuhū, kaniāʻau, auē, , , nūnū, hoʻonū.

moaning birdʻuaʻu kani; hōʻio (rare).

moatʻauwaha e hoʻopuni ana i ke kākela.

mobuluāoʻa, poʻe hoʻohaunaele.

MobileMopile, Mobile.

mobilea piece of artwork which dangles and moves in the wind. māhielewa.

mobilityin geography. pēneʻe.

mochimōchī. mochi rice. laiki mōchī, lāisi mōchī.

mockhoʻohenehene, pāhenehene, henehene. also: laumaʻewa, hoʻomaʻewa, maʻewa, hoʻomahua, hoʻomahuakala, hoʻomāʻauwē, hoʻomāʻauea. see battle.

mock orangealaheʻe haole.

modeʻano.

modeas the number or numbers that occur most often in a set, in math. lauika. as in a computer program. pēʻano. mode of transportation. alakau.

modelana, ana hoʻohālike, kumu, kumu hoʻohālike, kumu alakaʻi.

modelexample, as of behavior. kumu hoʻohālike. usually miniature. kūkohu. model boat. kūkohu moku. to model, i.e. to mold or shape, as clay. hōʻomoʻomo. see clay.

modemmōkema.

modemmokema

modemmokema

moderatehoʻokanahaʻi, akahele.

moderatoras of a panel. luna hoʻomalu.

modernno kēia au, nupaikini.

modernkaila hou.

modernizeto modernize a written document using modern spelling and punctuation standards. hōʻano hou. see adapt.

modestwaipahē, akahai, haʻahaʻa, , naʻau pē, pēpē, naʻau pēpē, hōʻoiʻoi ʻole. also: kolokolohai, wiwo; ʻōheke (somewhat). saying: Stay down in the green clumps, do not raise yourself, e noho iho i ke ōpū weuweu, mai hoʻokiʻekiʻe (see also hakalī).

modifierkāhulu

modifierkāhulu

modulationsee amplitude modulation, frequency modulation.

MohammedanMahomeka, Mohameka.

moistū, maʻū, māʻūʻū, koʻū, maʻūmaʻū, koʻoū, paʻū, ʻūpolu, pulu, līhau, kilipohe. moist with fog, kawaū. moist and fragrant, noʻū.

moistdamp or moist with fog or dew, wet from cold. kawaū.

moistenhoʻomaʻū, hoʻomāʻūʻū, hoʻoū, hōʻū, kau wai, kaiehu.

molarkuʻi. click the molars together, ʻaʻaki ke kuʻi. gnash the molars, hands are slow, nau ke kuʻi, lohi ka lima (anger slows work).

molassesmalakeke.

mold₁shape. ʻOmoʻomo, hōʻomoʻomo, ʻōmilo, ʻōmilomilo.

mold₂fungus. ā. see moldy.

moldpunahelu. to mold, i.e. model or shape as clay. hōʻomoʻomo.

moldedhōʻomoʻomo ʻia, ʻōmilomilo ʻia. molded into an image, hana ʻia ā kūlike me ke kiʻi.

moldingmōlina.

moldingas around windows or doors. mōlina. see frame.

MoldovaMolodowa.

moldypunahelu. also: ʻīʻī, nehi, paʻū, pīlekaleka, pōukiuki. see musty. moldy odor, kūnāhelu, pelekunu.

mole₁anatomical. puʻu, kūkaenalo, leponalo.

mole₂mammal. mole, kameleona.

molethe animal. mioʻawi.

molecularao lātoma

moleculelātoma. see structure.

mollifiedmānalo.

mollifyhoʻomānalo, hoʻopalupalu, hoʻomalimali.

MollucaMoluka. Molluca Sea. ke Kai ʻo Moluka.

mollusksee shell.

molluskhakuika.

mollyiʻa moli.

MolokaʻiMolokaʻi. epithet: great Molokaʻi of Hina, Molokaʻi nui a Hina (Hina was the legendary mother of Molokaʻi).

moltmāunu, heleleʻi ka hulu; auhā (rare).

moltto molt, as a crab its shell. hoʻomalule. as a snake its skin. māunu.

moltenhoʻoheheʻe ʻia.

MoluccasMoluka.

molybdatemolaibadahate. ammonium molybdate. ʻamoniuma molaibadahate.

molybdenummolaibedenuma.

momentmanawa iki. Wait a moment, kali iki, eia iho.

momentummomeneku, ke ʻano o ka neʻe ʻana i mua. to gain momentum, hoʻonui aku i ka holo ʻana.

momentumuluō. see impulse.

MonacoMonako.

monarchmōʻī, aliʻi.

monarch butterflypulelehua pua kalaunu.

monarchyaupuni mōʻī.

monasteryhale mōneka, monekekeli.

MondayPōʻakahi. rare: Monelē, Moneke, Monede.

Mondaypoʻakahi. abb. P1.

monetary denominationkūana kālā.

moneykālā, moni. sum of money, puʻu kālā, pōkeokeo. paper money, kālā pepa. silver money, kālā keʻokeʻo, kakalama, hapawalu. gold money, kālā ʻulaʻula. money order, pepa kīkoʻo kālā. postal money order, pila kīkoʻo hale leka.

moneykālā. money order. pila ʻoka kālā. to draw money from the bank. kīkoʻo.

moneyedkālā, lako i ke kālā.

Mongoliaalso Mongolian. Monokolia, Monogolia.

MongolianMonokolia, Monogolia.

mongooseʻiole manakuke, manakuke.

monitorkahu nānā, kahu hoʻoponopono, mea hoʻolohe pono i ka mea e ʻōlelo ʻia ana, monika.

monitoras for a computer or in movie or video production. pahu papakaumaka. see screen. computer monitor. pahu papakaumaka kamepiula. TV monitor. pahu papakaumaka kīwī.

monitorpapa kaumaka

monitorpapa kaumaka

monkmōneka.

monk sealHawaiian monk seal. sila Hawaiʻi.

monkeykeko, mākinikā. monkey-like in appearance, mukeko.

monkeyowl monkey. keko pueo. rhesus monkey. keko lekuka.

monkey barsa kind of playground equipment. hao keko. see jungle gym.

monkeypodʻohai.

monkfishmōnekakai.

monocotyledonlau ʻīnana kahi. see cotyledon.

monofilamentaho ʻea.

monolithpōhakukūkahi.

monopolypōʻaiʻālunu.

monopolyexclusive possession or control of a commodity or service in a market. kaʻalilo. a business or company which has a monopoly. pāʻoihana kaʻalilo.

monotheismalso monotheistic. akua kahi. see polytheism.

monotonousmanakā.

monoxidemonokesaside. carbon monoxide. karabona monokesaside.

mons pubishena, hene, puʻukole. to see, feel, handle the mons pubis, hoʻohena.

monsoonmonokune.

monsterpilikua nui.

monstertutua

monsteralāʻape.

MontanaMonekana, Monakana.

Montanaalso Montanan. Monakana, Monekana.

montane areawao kuahiwi. lower montane area. wao kuahiwi haʻahaʻa. upper montane area. wao kuahiwi kiʻekiʻe. vegetation area at the base of a mountain. wao kumu kuahiwi.

MontereyMonekelei.

monthmahina, malama. According to (Johnson and Mahelona (40)), the months are male stars in the sixth generation after male Ao (day) and female (night). Each star-month has one or more star-wives. The males are born in succeeding generations starting with ʻIkuwā (Pohā-kōʻeleʻele), followed by Welehu, Makaliʻi (ʻAuhuhu-paʻina), Kāʻelo, Kaulua, Nana, Welo, Ikiiki, Kaʻaona, Hinaiaʻeleʻele, Māhoe Mua (Hilina Ehu), and Māhoe Hope (Hilina Mā). (Malo 30) equates ʻIkuwā with October, but as shown in Emerson's note ((Malo 33-5)), correspondences with the Western calendar differed according to islands and individuals. Variants are in parentheses in the above list. nights of the lunar month: Hilo, Hoaka, Kū Kahi, Kū Lua, Kū Kolu, Kū Pau, ʻOle Kū Kahi, ʻOle Kū Lua, ʻOle Kū Kolu, ʻOle Kū Pau, Huna (Hoʻāo), Mohalu (Mōhaluhalu), Hua, Akua, Hoku, Māhealani, Kū Lua, Lāʻau Kū Kahi, Lāʻau Kū Lua, Lāʻau Pau, ʻOle Kū Kahi, ʻOle Kū Lua, ʻOle Pau, Kāloa Kū Kahi, Kāloa Kū Lua, Kāloa Pau, Kāne, Lono, Mauli, Muku. months of pregnancy, .

monthmahina, māhina. abb. mhn.

monthlykēlā mahina, kēia mahina. monthly issue, puka mahina. monthly pay, uku ma ka mahina.

monumentkia hoʻomanaʻo.

monumentkiahoʻomanaʻo. national monument. pāka kiahoʻomanaʻo aupuni.

mooumō.

mood₁disposition. ʻAno, naʻau. see feelings, moody.

mood₂grammar. ʻōuli. indicative mood, ʻōulihaʻi.

moodas in music. au.

moodyloli mau ke ʻano o ka noʻonoʻo, nunuha.

moonmahina, malama. new moon, mahina hou. full moon, mahina piha, mahina poepoe; hoku palemo (which sets before daylight); hoku ili (which sets after daylight). halo around moon, luahoana, luakālai, luakālai lani. nights of full moon, hoku, māhealani (see month). waxing moon, mahina hapalua mua. waning moon, mahina hapalua hope. goddess of the moon, Hina-i-ka-malama. the moon is up, kau ka mahina (a bald man appears).

moon flowerkoali pehu, koani pehu.

moonlightmālamalama o ka mahina. pale moonlight, māhinahina. the moonlight shines brightly, ka pā kōnane a ka mahina.

mooredlana, , hoʻopaʻa.

mooring rockpōhaku lana.

Moorish idolkihikihi.

mooseʻēleka.

moplāʻau holoi papahele, kāwele wai. mop the floor, holoi papahele, kalapu papahele.

mopalso to mop. māpa. mop head. hulu māpa.

mopedmopeka

mopedmopeka

morainepuʻu neʻena hau.

moralpono, molala. moral deportment, noho pono. to cleanse and purify morally, huikala. cf. kānana, kālana.

moralekūlana.

moralitypono, noho ponoʻana, maikaʻi.

moralslula o ka nohona.

moray eelpuhi ao, puhi kauila.

morehou, keu. see ex., hala₂. more or less, ʻoi ā emi mai. more than, mua. More chicken? I moa hou? I moa hou nāu? Give me more, hāʻawi hou mai. More people came, nui hou aku ka poʻe i hele mai.

moreoverkekahi, eia kekahi, eia hou, koe kēia.

Morinda citrifolianoni.

MormonMolemona, Moremona.

morningkakahiaka. see good morning. early morning, kakahiaka nui. later this morning, kēia kakahiaka aku. the dust of morning, ʻehu kakahiaka (fig., dawn, youth, brief shower).

Morning StarHōkū-ao, Hōkū-loa, Ka-ʻelele-o-ka-wanaʻao (?), Hōkū-komohana, Kukui Wanaʻao, Iao, Waileia.

morning-glorykoali, koani, kowali (for various kinds, see Haw.-Eng. entry and entries that follows it), pōhuehue, hunakai, kūpala, paha, ʻuala koali, kuahulu (koali kuahulu), paʻaliʻi. a morning-glory, a twister, he koali, he pākaʻawili (of unstable persons).

MoroccoMoloko.

Moroccoalso Moroccan. Moloko, Moroko.

moronichepa, kūhepa, ʻōhepa, ʻōpulepule.

morosenunuha, naʻinaʻi.

morphinemōpine.

morphological metamorphosiskūaloli kino.

morselwahi hakina iki, hakina ʻai, ʻāmikamika.

mortal₁kanaka maoli.

mortal₂see fatal.

mortar₁cement. puna, puna hamo, pālolo.

mortar₂vessel. poho, ipu kuʻi.

mortar₃ordnance. pū kī, pōkā pahū.

mortgagemolaki. chattel mortgage, molaki waiwai lewa.

mortgageemea paʻa molaki.

mortgagermea molaki.

mortisekohe.

mosaicmokaika.

MoscowMokekao.

mosquemokeko.

mosquitomakika. mosquito larvae, naio makika.

mosquito fishiʻa makika.

mosquito fishmedaka. iʻa makika.

mosquito netpākū makika.

mosquito nettingpākū makika.

mosslimu (for various kinds, see Haw.-Eng. entry and entries that follow it). also: ʻēkaha, hinihini ʻula, huluhulu-a-ʻīlio, huluhulu-a-Kaʻau-hele-moa, iliohe, kalauipo, līpoa kuahiwi, mākole mākōpiʻi (mākōpiʻi, makaʻōpiʻi, kala makapiʻi), ʻōnohiawa, ʻōpulepule, ʻowau, wāwaeʻiole. see Florida moss. moss-grown, limua, hākuma, paʻa i ka limu. The district is moss-covered, limua ka moku (of peace, since moss grows in damp places undisturbed by man).

mossgeneral term. mākōpiʻi. see sphagnum. peat moss. mākōpiʻi ʻelenahu.

mosthapa nui, nui, hapa loa, loa.

motelaʻolaʻo, pālaʻolaʻo, pula. having something in the eye, as a mote or eyelash, laʻo, laʻo ka maka, pula ka maka.

mothpulelehua, ʻōkaʻi; (clothes moth). larva and case of case moth, ʻōpūlauoho, pūlauoho.

mothgeometrid moth. ʻōʻaki.

mothballpōpō pale .

moth-eatenānea, nono, popopo; ʻai ʻia e ka mū (Ioba 13.28) .

mothermakuahine, māmā; lūauʻi makuahine; hulilau (fig.). see saying, ʻalalā, and godmother, gourd, stepmother. mother of one's children, hānau kama.

mother and childmakua mea keiki.

Mother HubbardHolokū.

mother tongueʻōlelo makua.

mother-in-lawmakuahūnōai wahine.

mother-of-pearl shellsee pearl shell.

motherʻs ancestorskūpuna makuahine

motherʻs ancestorskūpuna makuahine

mother's ancestorskūpuna makuahine

Mother's DayLā o nā mākuahine.

motilemōneʻe

motion₁movement. ʻoni, au, neʻe, mōkio. motion of hands and fingers, hei. repeated motion, hulehulei. set in motion. hoʻohele.

motion₂parliamentary. noi. to second a motion, kōkua.

motionBrownian motion, in chemistry. lelekē Palaunu.

motionlessʻonipaʻa, mālie, ʻoni ʻole; kīpū lani (as clouds, stars).

motivekumu.

motormīkini.

motorcyclemokokaikala, kaʻa mokokaikala.

mottledʻōpulepule, kikiko, ʻōniʻo, ʻōniʻoniʻo, niʻo.

mottomākia. Stand firm was Liliʻu-o-ka-lani's motto, ʻonipaʻa kā Liliʻu-o-ka-lani mākia.

moundahu, āhua, puʻu; puʻu lepo (earth), ʻāpuʻu; puʻu pele (volcanic); hāpuʻupuʻu, haʻapuʻu; hoʻopuʻu; mound up, poʻi, hoʻāhu.

mountpiʻi, eʻe, hōʻeʻe, kau; mount high, amoamo.

mountn. mauna. see entries below.

mountslide mount. mōlina kiʻiaka. to mount insects; also insect mounting. pine ʻelala.

Mount Saint HelensMauna Kana Helena, Mauna Sana Helena.

Mount CarmelMauna Kalemela.

Mount EverestMauna ʻEweleka.

Mount HoodMauna Huka.

Mount HorMauna Hora.

Mount OlympusMauna ʻOlumepika.

Mount SouffrièreMauna Kupalali.

mountainmauna, kuahiwi; verdant mountain, kuaola; mountain area, uka, mauka, kuahea. see ridge. region near the mountaintop, kualono. mountain climber, hele mauna, eʻe kuahiwi, piʻi mauna.

mountainmountain range. pae kuahiwi. mountain pass. nuku. volcanic mountain. kuapele. see montane, passageway, seamount.

mountain appleʻōhiʻaʻai.

mountain beaverpeawa kuahiwi.

mountain bikepaikikala holo kuahiwi.

mountainousmauna, ʻōpalipali.

mounted policemākaʻi kau lio.

mourn, uwē, ʻū, kanikau. also: pihe, naʻauʻauā, kūmākena, kaʻakūmākena, kaniaʻā, kaniāʻau, kaniʻuhū, kūpinaʻi; mourn extravagantly, pākepa; mourn in chanting, kanikau, kanikaniāʻula. see wail.

mournermea kanikau.

mourningmākena, paumākō; mānewanewa, pānewanewa (extravagantly, as before Christianity or for a chief). period of mourning, kaʻakūmākena. go mourning, ʻū hele.

mouseʻiole, ʻiole liʻiliʻi.

mouseʻlole. deer mouse. ʻlole kia. white-footed mouse. ʻlole wāwae kea.

mouseas for a computer. ʻlole. mouse arrow; also pointer or cursor. nahau ʻiole, nahau.

mousetrapʻūmiʻi ʻiole, ʻūpikiʻiole.

moustacheʻumiʻumi lehelehe. see beard.

mousyʻioʻiole.

mouthwaha; oʻa (eel); lehelehe (net); nuku (harbor); nuku wai (stream); muliwai (river).

mouthriver mouth. see estuary.

mouth organpilapuhipuhi.

mouthpiecewahaʻōlelo.

moveneʻe (intransitive); hoʻoneʻe (transitive, as an object or a checker); naue, nauwe; kaʻi hele (in line or succession or as in checkers); noi (parliamentary); peki (step by step); kuʻi (in kōnane game); kūwili (restlessly); ānehe, ānehenehe (stealthily); ʻanau (with jerky motion); kuekueʻo (slightly); palanehe (daintily); move backwards, neʻehope, mene; move back and forth, helo, helohelo, kuʻe, kuʻekuʻena, uene, malewa, konini, kaiue; move up and down, hoʻoholu, kaiue, panau; move straight ahead, neʻe i mua, neʻe pololei, kauaheahe; move swiftly, neʻe ʻāwīwī, mio, miomio, ʻiʻī, oloʻio, olohio, kāholo; move cautiously and carefully, akaluli, akahele, kaʻiawe, koene, palela, kūnoni, pāneʻeneʻe; move easily and noiselessly, palamimo, niau, kaʻa niau, hani, halolani; move in a flock, herd, company, or together, kaʻi ʻāuna, mālana, neʻepū, neʻepapa, kahe ā wai; move to and fro or from place to place, kalewa, koiele, ʻōhelo, ʻaʻau. also: uai, hoʻouai, ʻoni, hōʻoni, ʻoniʻoni, hōʻoniʻoni, hoʻoneʻe, oi, uoi, hele, pūneʻe, neʻeu, lele, au, nene, paneʻe, hulei, pāuma; kolo (as breeze). on the move, kiʻihele, haulani. move, as to a new house, neʻe aku, komo hale. first attempts of infant to move, ene. hard to move, ʻonipaʻa; lolohe (rare), Your move (in checkers), kou manawa.

movea circle around a word or words with an arrow going from the words to the place where they are to be moved, in proofreading. kaha hoʻoneʻe. as in a sports play. ʻonina. to move, as files in a computer program. hoʻoneʻe.

movementau, ʻoni, neʻena; lawena (as of dancing hands); miona (swift). see move.

movementneʻena. video camera movement. neʻena pahu paʻi wikiō. film movement, as in a movie or video camera. holo lola. as of body parts. ʻonina.

movementsas in dancing. kiʻina. hand movements. kiʻina lima. foot movements. kiʻina wāwae.

moviekiʻiʻoniʻoni.

moviekiʻiʻoniʻoni. see entry below and action movie, three-dimensional movie. movie projector. mākini hoʻolele kiʻiʻoniʻoni, mīkini kiʻiʻoniʻoni. movie screen. pākū hoʻolele kiʻi. to shoot a movie film. paʻi kiʻiʻoniʻoni (preceded by ke).

movie studiothe building where movies are made. hale hana kiʻiʻoniʻoni. the company responsible for making movies. keʻena hana kiʻiʻoniʻoni.

movie theaterhale kiʻiʻoniʻoni

movie theaterhale kiʻiʻoniʻoni

moving₁in motion. hele, ʻoni, ʻoniʻoni, niau, hāneʻeneʻe; kūlewa (as clouds); nauane (rare). see move.

moving₂eloquent. mīkololohua.

moving picturekiʻi ʻoniʻoni.

mowʻoki. mow the grass, ʻoki mauʻu.

mowto mow the lawn. ʻoki i ka mauʻu, ʻoki i ka mahiki.

Mozambiquealso Mozambican. Mozamabika.

mr

mr.    mrs    

ma    mc    me    mi    mo    mr    ms    mu    my       -top-  

Mr.no term today; formerly, but not used commonly: , Mika. Mr. Coan, Mī Koana. Mr. Remy, Mika Remi.

Mr.mika

Mr.Kāne₆

Mrs.no term today; formerly, but not used commonly: wahine. Mrs. Smith, Kamika Wahine.

Mrs.Mike

Mrs.Mike

ms

ma    mc    me    mi    mo    mr    ms    mu    my       -top-  

MSMasterʻs, Master of Science, as a degree at a university. MS ( pronounced mūsā). see Masterʻs, MA.

mu

muc    mud    muf    mug    mul    mum    mun    mur    mus    mut    muz    

ma    mc    me    mi    mo    mr    ms    mu    my       -top-  

muchnui. also: lau, lua, hālau, kūwaluwalu, makawalu, mākena, ʻoe, oki. very much, nui ʻino, nui hewahewa, nui loa, kai! How much? ʻEhia? no matter how much, ʻehia. twice as much, pāpālua. we have much to do, nui loa kā kāua hana, ʻaʻohe i laua aku kā kāua hana.

muckʻōpala, kelekele, alaʻalai.

mucushūpē, ʻūpē, hākelo, wale. also: naʻo, walewale, wale kea, weka, wekaweka, pīheka. dried nasal mucus, pāpaʻa hūpē. to draw in mucus, hohō. to hang, as mucus, kākelokelo.

mudkelekele, pālolo, lepo ʻūkele. taro-patch mud, lepo loʻi.

mudʻūkele, lepo pohō. pond mud. pohō. mud guard. pale lepo. bicyde mud guard. pale lepo paikikala.

mud henʻalae; nūkea (white-billed); koki. the ʻalae is called ka manu keʻu ahiahi, the bird that croaks in the evening (considered a bad omen).

mud puddlekiʻo lepo.

mud waspnalo lawe lepo.

muddykele, kelekele, kūkele, ahu kele, kele lua, ʻūkele, ʻūkelekele, ʻōkelekele, hānupa. muddy water, kele wai.

muffhuluhulu hoʻopumehana lima.

muffinmāpina. bran muffin. māpina pelene.

mufflerkāʻei ʻāʻī; pale kalukalu (Biblical).

muffleras on a car. kini paipu ahi. see exhaust pipe.

mugipu, pola.

mulattomalaka.

mulberrywauke, wauke mālolo, poʻaʻaha; kaumanu, koaha; black mulberry, kalika, kilika, kukamino; indian mulberry, noni; bark, kīwawā. mulberry leaf, lau lole. the paper mulberry of kūlolia that stands alone, ka wauke kū kahi o kūlolia (of anything uniquely beautiful).

mulchpulu, kīpulu, poʻi kalo. to clear away mulch, kāhili pulu, lauhuʻe. see saying, pulu. method of making mulch, pāhala.

mulehoki, miula, piula.

mull overnalu, hoʻomāuiui; piolo (fig.).

mulletamaʻama (see ʻamaʻama for saying and growth stages); ʻanae, pahaha; false mullet, uouoa. mullet net, ʻalihilele.

multi-also many. lau-. multi-engined spaceships. moku ahikao lauʻenekini.

multilinguallauʻōlelo

multiplehelu komo ʻia.

multiplein math. helu māhua, māhua. common multiple. helu māhua like, māhua like. least common multiple. helu māhua haʻahaʻa loa, māhua haʻahaʻa loa.

multiplemanaʻolau

multiplemanaʻolau

multiple-choicekohokoho, pane kohokoho. multiple-choice question. nīnau kohokoho. multiple-choice book. puke pane kohokoho.

multiplicandhelu hoʻonui ʻia.

multiplicationhoʻonui. multiplication sign, kahahiō, kaha hoʻonui. multiplication tables, ʻālualua.

multiplicationin math. hoʻonui. see multiply. multiplication sign. kaha hoʻonui. multiplication tables. papa ʻālualua. zero property of multiplication. ʻanopili ʻole o ka hoʻonui.

multiplierhelu hoʻonui.

multiplyhoʻomāhuahua, hoʻonui. also: hoʻopulapula, māhua, hoʻomāhua, laupaʻi, kulukulu. multiply two by two, ʻalua lua.

multiplyhoʻonui. see multiplication. multiply through. hoʻonui paukā pākahi.

multipurpose roomlumi hana

multipurpose roomlumi hana

multitudelehulehu, nehunehu, kini, , hoʻomū, laupaʻi, pūʻali, nuʻa.

multitudinouskinikini. also: mānuʻunuʻu, mokuāwai, hono.

mummūmū, , hoʻomū, mumule, mūkei. see silent.

mumblenamunamu, namu, hoʻonamu, naunau, kapalalū.

mumble-the-pegkuwala pahi.

mummyiʻaloa.

mumpsʻauwaepahāha, ʻāʻīpahāha.

mumpspēheu.

munchnau, naunau, nome.

mung beanpāpapa munukō.

municipalnote that in Hawaiʻi most things are county rather than municipal. kiwikā. municipal golf course. kahua pāʻani kolepa kiwikā. municipal watershed. ʻāina kumu wai kiwikā.

municipalitya city or town having its own incorporated government for local affairs. aupuni kiwikā. see ordinance.

munitionslako pono kaua.

murderpepehi kanaka, kā make loa. his murder (of someone else), kāna make. his murder (of himself), kona make.

murdererpepehi kanaka, lima koko.

murkypōuliuli, lepolepo, ʻōlepolepo, ʻōmea, ʻōmeamea.

murmuringhamumu, hamumumu, , ʻowē, , lauʻowe haʻihaʻi. see complain.

muscleʻiʻo, ʻiʻo huki, olonā, oloolonā, makela; aʻa (small); kāhā poʻohiwi (on shoulder blade); lolokū (on back of head); ʻuala (of upper arm); ʻulu (in calf of leg).

musclemākala. see Hawaiian entries under mākala.

muscularwaʻawaʻa, ʻāwaʻawaʻa, kīwaʻawaʻa, hoʻolua, lawakua, pūkonakona, konakona.

muscular systemin biology. ʻōnaehana mākala.

museumhale hōʻikeʻike. see Bishop Museum.

mushpalaoa lūlū.

mushHawaiian-style mush, made of flour and water. palaoa lūlū.

mushroomkūkaelio, māmalu. mushroom-shaped, pokake.

mushroommelehune, kūkaelio. puffball, a kind of mushroom. melehune pōpōehu.

mushroom coralkoʻa kohe, ʻākoʻakoʻa kohe.

mushyas rice cooked with too much water. palahē.

musicmele (vocal); pila hoʻokani (instrumental). see interval, musical instrument, note, scale, tone. to play music, hoʻokani, hoʻokani pila. to read music, heluhelu hua mele. Play music! kani ka pila!

musicpuolo see entries below. music box. pohokuikilani. to arrange music also music arranger. kūkulu puolo.

music storehale mele

music storehale mele

musical instrumentpila hoʻokani (modern). ancient musical instruments: hano, hōkeo kani, hōkiokio, ʻiliʻili, ipu, kāʻekeʻeke (pahūpahū), kālaʻau, nīʻau kani, pahu, papa hehi, , pūʻili, pū lāʻī, pūniu, ʻūkēkē, ʻūlili, ʻulīʻulī. modern: see accordion, autoharp, bagpipe, bass viol, clarinet, drum, fiddle, flute, guitar, harmonica, harp, horn, Jew's harp, melodeon, mouth organ, organ, trumpet, ukulele, violin.

musical instrumentespecially string instruments. pila. see Hawaiian entries beginning with olo-

musical notehua mele. see note.

musical scalealapiʻi mele, pākōlī. see Hawaiian entries.

musical staffkōkua hua mele, koʻokoʻo, kumu ʻākōlī. horizontal line on a musical staff. laina o ke kōkua hua mele, laina o ke kōkua. space between horizontal lines on a musical staff. o ke kōkua hua mele, o ke kōkua.

musicianmea hoʻokani pila (player); mea hīmeni, hoʻopaʻa, puʻukani (singer); haku mele (composer).

musiciangeneral term. mea puolo. particularly one who plays Hawaiian music. mea hoʻokani pila.

musicologykālaipuolo. ethnomusicology. kālaipuolo lāhui. musicologist. mea kālaipuolo, kanaka kālaipuolo.

muskhualūkini.

musketpū poʻohiwi.

muskmelonipuʻāwaʻawaʻa.

musk-oxpipi ʻālika.

MuslimMusulima

muslinkeʻokeʻo (white); keʻokeʻo maoli (bleached, good); keʻokeʻo pia (bleached, inferior); keʻokeʻo wai (bleached); leponalo, makalena.

musshoʻopūkalakī (as hair); hoʻominomino (as a dress).

mussedpūkalakī (as hair); minomino (as a dress). also: uluulu, ʻahulu.

musselkio nahawele, ʻōlepe.

mustpono. You must go, e pono ʻoe ke hele.

mustacheʻumiʻumi.

mustangmakekana, masetana.

mustardmākeke (black).

mustardmasakeke.

musterhoʻākoakoa.

mustypelekunu, punahelu, ʻīʻī, uweko, ueko, uwekoweko, uekoeko, weko, wilu, wiluwilu, polopolona, pōukiuki, puleipulu. see moldy.

musubirice ball. musubī, pōpō laiki, pōpō lāisi.

mutantkāhuli.

mutatesee mutation.

mutationalso to mutate. ʻāhuli.

mutemumule, , mūmū, mule. deaf-mutes, poʻe kuli ā ʻāʻā.

mutilatehana ʻino, ʻoki ʻino, hoʻomumuku, hoʻokīnā, ʻeleheʻu.

mutineermea kipi i luna o ka moku.

mutinyʻolohani, mokuāhana, kipi i luna o ka moku. to cause a mutiny, hōʻolohani.

mutternamunamu, kūhipahipa. see mumble.

muttonʻiʻo hipa. leg of mutton, ʻūhā hipa.

mutuallike, kaulike, pānaʻi like. mutual friend, hoaloha like. mutual admiration, mahalo kekahi i kekahi.

muzzlepūnuku, waha. to muzzle, hoʻopaʻa.

my

my₁    my₂    myc    myn    myr    mys    myt    

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my₁singular possessed object. koʻu, kaʻu, kuʻu.

my₂plural possessed objects. oʻu, aʻu.

mycologistkanaka kālaikalina

mynahmanu-ʻai-pilau, pihaʻekelo.

myriadmanomano, kinikini, lehulehu.

myrrhmula.

myrtlehakaka, hadasa, maile haole.

myselfʻo wau nō, ʻo wau ponoʻī, ʻo wau iho nō. with myself, me aʻu iho nō. for myself, noʻu iho nō, naʻu iho nō.

mysteriousāiwaiwa, hōʻeʻepa, pāhaʻohaʻo, hoʻopano, pohihihi, pōliu, poʻo huna; kapolakā.

mysterypohihihi, kumulipo, mikelio.

mysteryas a story or movie. pōliu. novel. nōwela pōliu.

mysticmea punihei i nā mea āiwaiwa.

mystifyhōʻāiwaiwa, hōʻeʻepa, hoʻopāhaʻohaʻo.

mythmoʻolelo o ka wā kahiko, moʻolelo.

mythicalmea hoʻokalakupua o nā ʻōlelo kahiko loa. see legendary beings, legendary place.

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