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na

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nag, hoʻohune, koi hoʻohune, noi mau, nuku, nukunuku. also: none, meʻo, hauwene, hoʻohana.

naiadlohelohe

nail₁carpenter's. kui, kui nao, kui hao, kui kākia. also: kākia, hākia, mākia, kia, heke, meki, pōheoheo. nail point, maka kui.

nail₂human. maiʻao, mikiʻao, māiʻuʻu.

nail₃measurement. nala.

nailkākī

nainsooknanakuka.

nakedkohana. also: ʻōlohe, ʻōlohelohe, ʻilikini, koaka, pōkaʻo, hākaʻo, ʻomimo. to go naked, hele wale, hele kohana.

nakednesskohana, kahi huna, hena.

name₁noun. inoa. see saying, ʻaʻala. name given in a dream, inoa pō, inoa mai ka pō mai. family name, inoa ʻohana. chiefly name, inoa kapa na ke aliʻi. fictitious or pet name, nickname, pen name, inoa kapakapa.

name₂verb. hea, hea inoa, kapa, kāhea.

nameas of a file in a computer program. inoa. see document. name of key. inoa o ke pihi.

nameiʻoa kuhane

namekuhane

nameiʻoa kuhane

name cardkāleka inoa

name cardkāleka inoa

name chantinoa, mele inoa. to recite a name chant, hea, hea mele inoa.

name droppingpai aliʻi.

namelyʻoia hoʻi.

namesakeinoa.

Namibiaalso Namibian. Namibia.

nankeennaneki.

NankingNanekina.

nano-a prefix meaning one billionth (n). hapa piliona. abb. hpl. see deci-, centi-, milli-, micro-, pico-.

NantucketNanikokeka, Nanikoteka; Nanikukeka, Nanituketa.

naphiamoe iki.

napehokua.

napkinkāwele. rare: hainakā, kahakahana lole. paper napkin, kāwele pepa. sanitary napkin, mea hume, kīhamo.

napkin dispenserʻūhōloa kāwele pepa

napkin dispenserʻūhōloa kāwele pepa

napkin holdermea hoʻopaʻa kāwele pepa

napkin holdermea hoʻopaʻa kāwele pepa

NaplesNapela.

narcissuskuikina. see daffodil.

narcoticlāʻau hoʻohiamoe, lāʻau moe, lāʻau hoʻomalule kino, mea ʻona.

narcotic druglāʻau ʻona.

narratehaʻi, kūkaʻi ʻōlelo.

narrateto narrate orally, as in a speech. kūhahaʻi. see narrative speech.

narrationas in movie or video production. moʻolelo haʻi waha. traditional elements of Hawaiian poetry, story telling, oratory, and narration. meiwi.

narrative speechhaʻiʻ ōlelo kūhahaʻi. see speech.

narrowlāʻiki, hāiki, hoʻohāiki. also: mio, miomio, lānihinihi, maʻawe, ʻōiki, kuhāiki, moʻolio, ʻololī. narrow-minded, hāiki ka ʻike, hāiki ka noʻonoʻo, loko hāiki, manaʻo hāiki. narrow escape, pakele māhunehune; pakele mai make (from death).

narrowingolomio, muʻoiki, miomio.

NARSNatural Areas Reserves System. ʻōnaehana hoʻomalu ʻāina kūlohelohe.

nasalhanu mai ka ihu. nasal speech, ihu hānuna.

nasalin linguistics. manā. nasal cavity. haka ihu.

NashvilleNakawila, Nasavila; Nakiwile.

nasopharynxthe portion of the pharynx behind the nasal cavity and above the soft palate, in anatomy. hakamoni o luna. see pharynx.

nasturtiumpohe haole.

nastypelapela, haukaʻe, mākonā, koaea; kōʻā (fig.). see malevolent.

nationlāhui, aupuni. to form a nation, hoʻolāhui.

nationalso country, national. kaumokuʻāina.

nationalaupuni, lāhui.

nationalaupuni, kaumokuʻāina. see entries below and federal. national organization. ʻahahui kaumokuʻāina. nalional monument. pāka kiahoʻomanaʻo aupuni.

National Baseball LeagueKuʻikahi Pāhili Aupuni.

National Football ConferenceNFC. Hui Pāpeku Aupuni.

National Football LeagueNFL. Kuʻikahi Pāpeku Aupuni.

National GuardKoa Kiaʻi Lāhui.

National Marine Fisheries ServiceʻOihana Lawaiʻa Kai Pekelala.

national parkpāka aupuni. see entry below. Glacier National Park. Pāka Aupuni ʻo Hauneneʻe. Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park. Pāka Aupuni ʻo Kīlauea. Yosemite National Park. Pāka Aupuni ʻo ʻIosemite.

National Park ServiceʻOihana Pāka Aupuni.

national productgross national product, GNP. kumuloaʻa kāʻokoʻa.

nationalismalso patriotism. alohaʻāina.

nationalitylāhui.

nativekamaʻāina, maoli, ʻōiwi, kupa, keiki papa. also: kulāiwi, ʻāpaʻakuma, mauki. native land, one hānau, kulāiwi; kuapuiwi (rare). native son, keiki hānau o ka ʻāina, ēwe hānau o ka ʻāina. native-born, papa. native bird, manu kamaʻāina. native plant, lāʻau kamaʻāina. native speaker, mānaleo (lit., inherited language, a term invented in the 1970s by Larry Kimura and William Wilson).

nativeindigenous. ʻōiwi. native bird. manu ʻōiwi.

naturalkūpono.

naturallacking human intervention or contamination. kūlohelohe. see entries below and nature, raw. natural biological community. kaiameaola kūlohelohe. natural food. meaʻai kūlohelohe. natural force. manehu kūlohelohe. natural resource. kumuwaiwai kūlohelohe.

Natural Areas Reserves SystemNARS. ʻŌnaehana Hoʻomalu ʻĀina Kūlohelohe.

natural resourcesDepartment of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR). ʻOihana Kumuwaiwai ʻĀina.

natural rightsrights that people are born with and that a government should not attempt to deny; alsoinalienable rights. kuleana hānau.

natural selectionola ōewe ʻana

natural vegetationlau nahele ʻōiwi.

naturalistpuni ao kūlohelohe, kanaka puni ao kūlohelohe.

naturalizationhoʻokupa ʻana.

naturalizationka hoʻomakaʻāinana ʻana. see naturalize.

naturalizehoʻokupa, hoʻohiki.

naturalizeto admit to citizenship of a country. hoʻomakaʻāinana. see naturalization.

naturally occurringnaturally occurring weak acid. ʻakika ʻūpalu kūlohelohe.

nature₁kind. ʻano. also: ʻōuli; hulu (rare). chiefly nature or character, naʻau aliʻi. dual natured, ʻano pāpālua. in the nature of, ʻā-, ʻano like me. change of nature, loli ʻano. of similar nature, ʻano like, hoʻokahi nō ʻano. to tell the nature, hōʻike ʻano. to attend the calls of nature, hoʻopau pilikia.

nature₂no word for nature in the sense of outdoors.

natureao kūlohelohe. see natural. nature reserve. ʻāina hoʻomalu ao kūlohelohe.

naughtykolohe, ʻeu, ʻāpiki.

nauseapailua, papailua. also: ʻōlanalana, luea, naluea, poluea, poluwā, unea.

nauseatedliliha, lihaliha, papailua.

nauseatingpailua, hoʻopailua. also: nānue, luaʻikū, liliha, ʻōlanalana.

nautilusʻaumoana, ʻau-waʻa-lā-lua, moamoa, moamoa waʻa, naukilo. cf. aniani.

Navahoalso Navajo. Nawahō.

navalʻoihana moku. naval battle, kaua moana.

navelpiko.

navel ringlina piko

navel ringlina piko

navel stringpiko, ēwe, wewe, ʻiewe, ʻiawe.

navigatorhoʻokele.

navyʻoihana moku.

navypūʻali kaua moana, ʻau moku kaua, ʻoihana moku. navy base. kahuapāʻali kaua moana.

navy-blue clothʻainakini, lainakini.

NazariteNakalike.

NazcaNaseka. Nazca plate. ka una honua Naseka.

ne

nea    neb    nec    nee    neg    nei    nem    neo    nep    ner    nes    net    neu    nev    new    nex    

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neap tideno equivalent; see tide.

nearkokoke, hiʻialo. to draw near, kokoke, hoʻokokoke.

nearclose. kokoke.

nearbykokoke, aʻe, aʻe nei, eia aku.

nearlykokoke, ʻaneʻane, mai. nearly dead, mai make.

nearsightedʻike pōkole.

neatmaiau, ʻauliʻi; mikioi (in craftsmanship). also: palamimo, palamio, miomio, ponopono, paʻihi, popohe, pālawaiki.

NebraskaNepalaka, Nebaraka.

Nebraskaalso Nebraskan. Nepalaka,Nebaraka.

nebulaaoea

necessarypono.

necessitypono. necessities of life, mea ola o ke kino, nā pono o ka nohona.

neckʻāʻī; waha (of a dress). also: kaniʻāʻī, ʻōhao (rare). front of neck, puanaʻī. slender or slim neck, ʻāʻī oeoe. stiff neck, ʻāʻī ʻoʻoleʻa, ʻāʻīkū, ʻāʻī, uaua. stiffness or soreness in neck cords, uauakaha. calloused neck, ʻāʻī puʻu. scrofulous neck, ʻāʻī ʻalaʻala, ʻāʻī palaʻe, pūlele. to tie, as about the neck; kāʻawe; ʻōhao (rare).

neckas of an ʻukulele, guitar, etc. ʻau. see ʻukulele.

neck stretchesa warm-up exercise for sports such as volleyball; also to do this exercise. hoʻomālō ʻāʻī.

Neckerthe island. Mokumanamana.

neckerchiefhainakā ʻāʻī, hinakā ʻāʻī, lei ʻāʻī, hainakā lei.

necklacelei. see lei, whale tooth. pearl necklace, lei momi. diamond necklace, lei kaimana. bead necklace, lei kula (gold); akalei (glass). hog-tusk necklace, lei hoaka. dogtooth necklace, lei niho ʻīlio. puka shell necklace, lei pūpū puka.

necktielei ʻāʻī.

necktielei ʻāʻ ī, lei ʻāʻ ī kalawake, lei kalawake. see bow tie, cravat.

necromancerkilo, kuhikuhipuʻuone, nīnau ʻuhane, nīnau kupapaʻu.

necropsyalso autopsy. kālaikupapaʻu.

nectarsweet liquid secreted by the nectaries of a plant. wai pua.

need₁necessity. pono, puʻu. I need to go, pono ʻo au ke hele.

need₂lacks. nele, hemahema.

needle₁instrument. kui, kui kele, kui humuhumu; mānai, pahele, hānai, mākai, mōkila, mākila (for stringing leis); hiʻa (for nets); ʻōhiʻu (for thatching); kui pāuma (for sewing gunny sacks); pine (of compass); hou kui (for injections); mōlī (for tattooing). needle point, maka kui. slot of sewing machine needle, puka kui kele. eye of needle, puka kui. to thread a needle, hoʻopiha kui. needle-pointed, huini.

needle₂plant. , kī nehe.

needlehypodermic needle. kui mōpina.

needlefishʻaha, ʻaha mele; ʻahaʻaha (young).

needynele, hemahema, ʻōlohe. see poor.

neʻer-do-wellsee vagabond.

negative₁negate. ʻOle, hōʻole.

negative₂of a picture. aka kiʻi.

negativephoto negative. akakiʻi.

negativeas of an electrical charge or south pole of a magnet. ʻine. see electron, neutral, positive. negative number, in math. helu ʻiʻo ʻole. negative integer. helu piha ʻiʻo ʻole. negative sign, in math (-). kaha ʻiʻo ʻole. see minus sign.

negativekino hōʻole

negativekino hōʻole

neglectmālama ʻole, waiho wale, hoʻopalaleha, hoʻohemahema, hoʻomaopopo ʻole, haʻalele kōkua ʻole, hāʻule.

neglectedhoʻomaopopo ʻole ʻia. see neglect.

negligencemālama ʻole.

negligenthoʻohemahema, palaka, palaheha.

negotiatekūkākūkā, kūkā kamaʻilio.

NegroNekelo. see black₂.

negroidpāʻele; pūnika (rare).

neighihihī, ʻuhūʻuhū. to imitate neighing, hōʻihihī.

neighborhoa noho, hoalauna.

neighbornot necessarily next door. hoa kaiahome. see neighborhood.

neighborhoodwahi noho kokoke, kaulu, kaiāulu.

neighborhoodkaiahome.

neitherʻaʻole, ʻaʻole hoʻi. Neither he nor I, ʻaʻole ʻoia, ʻaʻole nō ʻo au. Neither was any good, ʻaʻole maikaʻi ʻo lāua ā ʻelua.

nematodekoʻe ʻelemuku.

Neolithicin anthropology. haku ʻānai. Neolithic Age, period. ke au haku ʻānai.

neonnīane.

Nepalalso Nepalese. Nepala.

nephewkeiki (ke keiki kāne a ke kaikuaʻana, ke kaikaina, ke kaikunāne, ke kaikuahine), keiki hanauna.

NeptuneNepekune.

NeritaPipipi. see saying, iʻa₁.

nerveaʻa, aʻalolo; aʻalolo lohe (auditory). Such nerve! Wini ʻiʻo nō! (slang)

nerveaʻalolo.

nervouspīhoihoi wale, haʻalulu o loko. also: ulukū, palalū.

nervous systemnā aʻalolo apau; lolokū; molokū (rare).

nervous systemʻōnaehana lolokū.

nervymahaʻoi, wini.

nestpūnana.

nestpūnana. to nest. hoʻopūnana. nesting season. kau hoʻopūnana.

netthe most common kinds are ʻupena (see Haw.-Eng. entry and entries that follow it), kōkō. see float, mesh, seine. various kinds: throwing net, ʻupena kiloi, ʻupena hoʻolei, ʻupena kiola, uhina. drag net, lau, laukō, ʻalihilele. gill net, kuʻu, ʻupena kuʻu, ʻupena hoʻolewalewa, pahu. set net, ʻupena kuʻu, ʻupena hoʻomoemoe. dip net, ʻākiʻikiʻi, pākiʻikiʻi. bag net, ʻeke, hului, huli, papa, papa hului, hano, lauahi, luelue, nae kuku, papa waha nui, ʻupena kolo, pōuouo. mosquito net, pākū makika. other kinds: ʻaʻei, ʻākuʻikuʻi, pākuʻikuʻi, aumaiewa, hākaʻokaʻo, hei, hihi, hihi manō, holoholo, holowaʻa, holoaʻa, hoʻolewalewa, hukiheʻe, kāʻeʻe, kāhala, kāʻihi, kaʻiʻi, kāʻili, kākā, kākā uhu, kīholo, kōkō puʻupuʻu, kūpō, lau ʻōpae, maiewa, maka lua, mākolu, mālua, maoloha, nae, naepuni, nukuwāʻula, nukuāʻula, pākuʻipai, pāloa, papa, papa hoʻolewalewa (rare), pepeiao, pouono, puni, uluulu, ulūlu. hau-wood net handles: hau ōʻiao, hau ō mālolo. other net parts: hāele (lashing); hoene (mesh); kuku puhi, puhi nui, puhi ʻuʻuku, puhi iki (stick supports); aʻa puʻupuʻu, ʻaea (rare), ʻalihi, hānai, holokuku, hopeʻaʻei, kahahānai, , mole, ʻōkaʻi, , papa, piko, pīkoni, puʻumana, uluna, ununa. net spacer, gauge, haha kā ʻupena, una. net mender, kīʻoʻe. to set a net, kuʻu, kuʻuna, hoʻomoe, hoʻomoemoe. to throw a net, kiloi (kiola, hoʻolei) ʻupena. to draw a net, ani. to make net meshes, . place for setting a net, moena, kuʻuna. net owner's canoe, pokiʻi (rare). types of net fishing: lawaiʻa kōkō, hukilau, laulele, kāheʻe, kahekahe, holoholo, mōkū.

netʻupena. see entry below. hem of a net. pelu ʻupena. insect net. ʻupena ʻelala. insect bag net. ʻupena ʻelala ʻeke. insect fixed net. ʻupena ʻelala hoʻolewalewa. insect sweep net. ʻupena ʻelala kōʻeʻe.

netas of a basket on a basketball court, or a volleyball net. ʻupena. basketball net. hīnaʻi. into the net, in volleyball. kala. net ball. ua ʻupena ke kinipōpō. net violation. ʻāʻena ʻupena. volleyball net. ʻupena pōpaʻipaʻi.

nether worldke ao o Milu, Milu, Ka-paʻa-heo, poheue.

Netherlandsthe Netherlands; also Netherlander, Netherlandian. Nekelana.

nettingmosquito netting. pākū makika.

nettlenahele maneʻo.

networknae (base of feather capes); hiʻa, kōkō ʻula.

networkpūnaewele. network controller or administrator, as for computers. kahu pūnaewele. network server, as for a computer network. kikowaena pūnaewele. network station. poʻopoʻo pūnaewele. network system. ʻōnaehana pūnaewele.

neuralhuna hoʻōlapa

neuralgiahuʻi ma nā aʻalolo.

neuritislumakika, kālawa, hālawa.

neuronaʻalolo hoʻoili

neutralkāʻokoʻa, komo ʻole i ke kaua.

neutralas particles in an atom. hohoki. see charge, positive, negative, neutron. neutral electric charge. ikehu uila hohoki, ikehu hohoki. as neither base nor acid on a ph scale. kūpapa.

neutralnot taking sides, as in a dispute; neutrality. kūkonu. to take a neutral position. hoʻokūkonu.

neutralitysee neutral.

neutralizehoʻomānalo, kāʻokoʻa.

neutronhuna hohoki. see proton, electron.

NevadaNewaka, Newada, Nevada.

Nevadaalso Nevadan. . Newaka, Newada.

neverʻaʻole, ʻaʻole loa. never before, ʻakahi ... ā, ʻaʻole i ... mamua. I've never been there before, ʻakahi au ā hele malaila. Never mind! ʻAʻole pilikia! He mea ʻole!

neverthelessakā, akā hoʻi, naʻe.

newhou. also: mea hou, ʻano hou, malihini. new-fashioned, ʻano hou; nupaikini (rare). This is new to me, he mea malihini kēia i kuʻu maka (see malihini). What's new? He aha ka mea hou?

newbrand new. hou loa. used only in special terminology. kūhou. see middle, old. New Kingdom, in Egyptology. au palaʻo kūhou.

New BedfordNū Pelepeki, Nu Belefedi; Nū Pepeki; Nū Pekepoka, Nu Bedefoda.

New CaledoniaNū Kalekonia, Nu Kaledonia.

New CaledoniaNūkaledonia.

New GuineaNū Kini, Nu Gini.

New Guineaalso New Guinean. Nūkini. see Papua New Guinea.

New HampshireNū Hamekia, Nu Hamesia.

New Hampshirealso New Hampshirite, New Hampshireman. Nūhamekia, Nūhamesia.

New HavenNū Hawena.

New HebridesNū Hepeke, Nu Hebede, ʻĀina wohi.

New HollandNū Holani.

New JerseyNū ʻIeleke, Nu Ierese.

New Jerseyalso New Jerseyite. Nūierese, Nūkelese.

New LondonNū Lalana.

New MexicoNū Mekiko.

New Mexicoalso New Mexican. Nūmekiko.

New OrleansNū ʻOlina.

New South WalesNū Wale Hema.

New TestamentKauoha Hou.

new yearmakahiki hou. Happy New Year, hauʻoli makahiki hou, hapenūia.

New Yearʻs EveNūʻia

New Yearʻs EveNūʻia

New Year's EveAhiahi Makahiki Hou.

New YorkNuioka.

New Yorkalso New Yorker. Nūioka.

New ZealandNukīlani.

New ZealandAotearoa. also New Zealander. Nukilani.

newcomermalihini.

NewfoundlandNūpounelana, Nufounelana.

newlyʻakahi nō.

newsmea hou, nū hou, , lono; ʻanoʻai (rare). foreign news, nū hou kūwaho. local news, nū hou kūloko. bits of news, hunahuna mea hou, hunehune mea hou. news item, ikamu mea hou. to tell news, bringing of news, ʻāhaʻilono, haʻilono. to hear sudden news, lono honua. the news spread, kuʻi ka lono.

newsnū ʻoli

newsnū ʻoli

newsletternūleka

newsletternūleka

newspapernūpepa. daily newspaper, nūpepa puka lā. newspaper carrier or subscriber, mea lawe nūpepa.

nextaʻe, hope, hiki. next week, kēia pule aʻe. week after next, kēia pule aʻe ā ia pule aku. What next? ā he aha aʻe? the next house, kekahi hale aku nō, kekahi hale aʻe.

ni

nia    nib    nic    nie    nig    nil    nim    nin    nip    nit    

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NiagaraNiakala, Niagara.

nibblenali, nalinali, ʻaʻaki, ʻakiʻaki, nome. also: namu, namunamu, mīkole, wahaʻula, pākukui, hōleha, mīkoi, mīkoikoi, mīkokoi.

NicaraguaNikalakua, Nikaragua.

Nicaraguaalso Nicaraguan. Nikalakua, Nikarakua.

niceʻauliʻi; ʻoluʻolu (pleasant); maikaʻi.

nicheʻōnaenohona

nichromenikoroma. nichrome wire. uea nikoroma.

nickedmanumanu. see saying, whittle.

nickelhapaʻumi. see five cents.

nickelfive cents. hapaʻumi. the metallic element. nikala.

nickerskākalaioa (plant).

nicknameinoa kapakapa.

nicotinenikotina.

niecekaikamahine (ke kaikamahine a ke kaikuaʻana, ke kaikaina, ke kaikunāne, ke kaikuahine), keiki hanauna.

Nigeralso Nigerien. Naigera.

Nigeriaalso Nigerian. Naigeria.

niggardly, kulipaʻa.

niggernika.

night. divisions of the night: beginning, kihi o ka pō; late night, aumoe, pili aumoe, kuluaumoe, kau; pōlalouli (rare); period from midnight to dawn, pilipuka. to count the nights of the moon, helu pō. last night, ka pō nei. to pass the night, hōʻaumoe. dark night, pouli, pō kinikini. many nights, pō kinikini, pō mano. for nights of the month, see month.

night cestrumʻalaaumoe, kūpaoa, onaona lāpana.

night schoolkula pō.

night watchmankiaʻi pō, mākaʻi pō.

night-blooming cereuspānini-o-Ka-puna-hou.

nightfallka pili o ke ahiahi, pō ka lā. see saying, ʻēheu₁.

nightgownmuʻumuʻu moe pō, lole moe pō.

nightgownpajamas. lole moe .

nighthawkkama, tama.

nightmaremoehewa, moe ʻino, moe kāhua, pahulu. to have a nightmare, moehewa, moe ʻino, hoʻopahulu. god of nightmares, Pahulu.

nightshadepōpolo (polopolo), kīkānia lei, ʻīnika.

nightstandbedside table. pākaukau moe.

Nīhoathe island. Nīhoa. Nīhoa finch (Telespiza uliima). ʻainohu nīhoa.

NiʻihauNiʻihau. Niʻihau person, Niʻihau, kanaka Niʻihau. epithets: Niʻihau of Ka-hele-lani, Niʻihau a Ka-hele-lani (name of a chief); Niʻihau leans back firmly (independent), Niʻihau i ke kīkū; see also, kō₁.

NileNile.

NileNile Uliuli

nilganileka.

nimbleʻeleu, miki, māmā. also: kaʻukaʻulele, kāholo, ʻākepa, ʻakakē, ʻuleulele.

nineʻeiwa, iwa, ʻaiwa. nine times, nine at a time, pāiwa. see (Gram. 10.3).

ninepinskulakula.

nineteenʻumi kūmāiwa, ʻumi kumamāiwa.

ninetiethkanaiwa.

ninety-eightkanaiwa kūmāwalu, kanaiwa kumamāwalu.

ninety-fivekanaiwa kūmālima, kanaiwa kumamālima.

ninety-fourkanaiwa kūmāhā, kanaiwa kumamāhā.

ninety-ninekanaiwa kūmāiwa, kanaiwa kumamāiwa.

ninety-onekanaiwa kūmākahi, kanaiwa kumamākahi.

ninety-sevenkanaiwa kūmāhiku, kanaiwa kumamāhiku.

ninety-sixkanaiwa kūmāono, kanaiwa kumamāono.

ninety-threekanaiwa kūmākolu, kanaiwa kumamākolu.

ninety-twokanaiwa kūmālua, kanaiwa kumamālua.

ninhydrin indicatorninahaidirina kuhikuhi.

ninthiwa. one-ninth, hapa iwa.

niphōʻaki, ʻaʻaki, ʻaki, ʻakipohe, ʻiniʻiniki; nip off, ʻōmuʻo, ʻōmaka, ʻōʻū.

nippedʻōmuʻo. That project was nipped in the bud, ʻōmuʻoʻia aʻe ia hana.

nippersniho ʻaki, ʻūpā ʻume.

nipplemaka waiū, maka, maka puaʻa, maka mino, ʻōmaka. sucking nipple, as for infants, omo, omo waiū.

nippleʻōmaka waiū₂

nippleʻōmaka waiū₂

NipponNīpona, Nipoa.

nitliha, lia.

nitratenikelake.

nitratenitarahate.

nitricnikiriku. see nitrogen. nitric acid. ʻakika nikiriku, ʻakika naikokene.

nitritenitarahite.

nitrogenalso nitric. naikokene. see azobacter, nitric. free nitrogen compound. pūhui naikokene kaʻawale. nitrogen dioxide. naikokene diokesaside, naikokene ʻokikene lua. nitrogen cycle. pōʻaiapuni naikokene.

no

nob    noc    nod    noe    no-    noi    nol    no-    nom    non    noo    nor    nos    not    nou    nov    now    noz    

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noʻaʻole, ʻaʻohe. rare: ʻaʻoe, ʻeʻoe.

noblealiʻi, lani, hie, hiehie, hano, hanohano. noble bearing, kohu aliʻi, kapukapu. House of Nobles, Hale ʻAhaʻōlelo Aliʻi.

nobodyʻaʻohe mea, ʻaʻohe kanaka. Those nobodies! ʻO ʻole wale mā!

nocturnalala . see crepuscular, diurnal.

nodkūnou, kūlou, kūʻou, kimo.

noddy ternnoio kōhā, kōhā.

nodeaka.

nodewhere a leaf is connected to the stem. piko. lymph node. lōkuʻu ʻanapuʻu.

noduleas on a leguminous plant. puʻupuʻu.

NoelNoela.

no-eyed big-eyed hunting spidernananana maka ʻole, nanana maka ʻole.

noisehana kuli, kulikuli, , wawā, kani, kulina, halulu, hoʻohalulu, kakani, hauwawā, hoʻohauwawā, ʻikuwā.

noiselesspalanehe, leoʻole, hāmau.

noisyhana kuli, kulikuli, , wawā, āwā, ahu wawā. also: hoʻohalulu, kakani, koʻele, hoʻohauwawā, ʻikuwā. rare: ʻea, kowowowo. Don't be noisy, kulikuli.

nolle prosequihoʻopau wale.

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

nomadkīhoe.

nomadichele mau, kīhoe. nomadic people, lāhui hele mau, lāhui aeʻa.

nominalkiʻa

nominalkiʻa

nominal phrasepoke kiʻa

nominal phrasepoke kiʻa

nominatekoho, wae, waiho inoa.

nominatehāpai inoa, waiho inoa.

nominationkohoʻana, waeʻana.

nominative caseʻauikumu.

non-ʻole.

nonagona nine-sided polygon. huinaiwa.

nonconformerkūlana kūlikeʻole, lelepā.

noneʻaʻohe mea, ʻaʻohe, ʻaʻole. none whatsoever, ʻole loa.

nonfictionhakuleʻi. see fiction. nonfiction book. puke hakuleʻi.

non-point source pollutionkumu hoʻohaumia ʻike ʻole ʻia. see point source pollution.

nonporouspaʻapū.

non-profit organizationhui ʻauhau ʻole

nonsenseʻano ʻole, kohu ʻole. see stuff. to talk nonsense, lalau ka ʻōlelo. Nonsense! He lalau!

nonsensepulukeke

nonsensepulukeke

nonspiritualkino, kō ke kino.

nonstandardas in units of measure-ment. kūhelu ʻole.

non-visiblekūmaka ʻole

noodleno known name.

noodlenulu. see pasta.

nookkūʻono, keʻena, keʻe, poʻopoʻo, kīpolipoli.

nookinside corner. kūʻono, poʻopoʻo.

noonawakea; kau ka lā i ka lolo (see lolo); naʻuwā (rare).

noosepahele, hele, ʻahele. also: holo, puka lou, ʻalehe.

noosehelea₂

noosehelea₂

norʻaʻole nō. see neither.

NorfolkNolepoka, Norefoka.

normalkūlike me ke ʻano mau, ʻano mau.

normalin math and science. haiakonu. see deviation. normal distribution. ili haiakonu.

normal schoolkula kumu.

NormandyNolemaneki, Noremanedi.

Norsesee Norway.

northʻākau. rare: ʻelekū, kuanalio.

northʻakau. abb. ʻāk. see entries below. North Pole. Wēlau ʻĀkau.

North AmericaʻAmelika ʻĀkau.

North Americaalso North American. ʻAmelika ʻĀkau. see opossum.

North CarolinaKalolaina ʻĀkau.

North Carolinaalso North Carolinean. Kalolaina ʻĀkau.

North DakotaKakoka ʻĀkau.

North Dakotaalso North Dakotan. Kakoka ʻĀkau, Dakota ʻĀkau.

North Koreaalso North Korean. Kōlea ʻĀkau, Kōrea ʻĀkau.

North PoleWēlau ʻĀkau.

North Seake Kai ʻĀkau.

North StarKio-paʻa, Hōkū-paʻa. also: Kia-paʻakai, Noho-loa, Kū-mau.

North Yemenalso North Yemenite, North Yemeni. Iemene ʻĀkau. see South Yemen.

northeasthikina ʻākau, noliki.

Northern Equatorial Currentin oceanography. kūkahikahi. see Southern Equatorial Current, Equatorial Countercurrent.

northern hemispherepoepoe hapa ʻākau. see hemisphere.

northern lightsmālamalama o ka ʻākau.

northern lightsaurora borealis. ʻoliliʻula.

Northern Mariana IslandsPae Moku Mariana ʻĀkau

northwestkomohana ʻākau, noweke.

NorwayNolewai, Norewai.

Norwayalso Norwegian, Norse. Nolewai.

NorwegianNolewai, Noloweke.

Norwegianalso Norway, Norse. Nolewai. Norwegian Sea. ke Kai ʻo Nolewai.

NorwichNouaiki.

noseihu (descriptive terms, ihu). see nahunahuihu, contemptuous, lunkhead, quarrelsome, scorn, scornful, snobbish, snore, wise. a large, sharp nose, ʻoʻoma. an elevated nose, pinana ka ihu. irregular bridge of nose, ʻami. to touch noses in greeting, honi. to blow nose, hoʻokē ihu. a sniffling nose, pipī ka ihu. barely able to breathe through the nose, ihu pī. talk through the nose, hānuna ka ʻōlelo.

nose flutehano, kōheoheo, ʻohe hano ihu. sound of nose flute, hoehoe.

nose guardin football; also defensive middle guard, nose tackle. haunaku.

nose tacklesee nose guard.

nosebleedkahe ke koko o ka ihu.

nostrilpukaihu.

notʻaʻole; ʻole, ʻaʻohe. Rare: ʻaʻoe, ʻeʻoe. Not in the least, not at all, certainly not, ʻaʻole loa, ʻole loa, ʻole wale. If it were not for you, eʻole nōʻoe.

notarynōkali, nōkele.

notary publicnōkali no ka lehulehu.

notationin math and science. kauhelu. exponential notation. kauhelu pāhoʻonui. scientific notation. kauhelu ʻepekema.

notchpūʻali, ʻauwae, kepa, kepakepa, waha, niho mole; hana (rare).

notchednihoniho, nihoa, pūʻali, mākinikini, māʻoiʻoi, kepa, kepakepa.

note₁letter. leka pōkole, ʻōlelo hoʻomanaʻo, ʻōlelo wehewehe; kauhua (rare).

note₂financial. palapala ʻaiʻē, pila hōʻaiʻē; noka, noka kālā, nota dala.

note₃musical. leo mele, hua, hua mele. rare: kānāwai hīmeni, kānāwai mele. grace note, hua liʻiliʻi, hua kōkua. leading note, hua alakaʻi. lowest or highest note (do), . whole note, hua ʻokoʻa, poʻo. half note, poʻolima, hua hapa. quarter note, hua hapahā, poʻoʻele. second note (re), . third note (mi), . fourth note (fa), . sixth note, . seventh note (ti), . eighth note, poʻomana. sixteenth note, poʻomanalua. thirty-second note, poʻomanakolu.

noteor memo for conveying a message to someone; message. memo. see notes. to make a note of something. kakaha. as in a book or research paper. kuhia. see endnote, footnote.

noteon music staff, musical note. huamele. see key. line note. hua mele laina. whole note. hua meleʻokoʻa. half note. hua mele hapalua. dotted half note. hua mele hapaluā kiko. quarter note. hua mele hapahā. dotted quarter note. hua mele hapahā kiko. eighth note. hua mele hapawalu. sixteenth note. hua mele hapa ʻumikūmāono.

notebookkālana kākau, kānana kākau.

notebookpuke kākau

notebooktablet. kālana kākau. see binder.

notebookpuke kākau

notebook paperpepa kākau

notebook paperpepa kākau

notedʻike laulā ʻia, kaulana. noted place, pana.

notesas taken during a lecture, etc,; to take such notes. kakaha. see memo, note.

nothingʻole, mea ʻole, ʻaʻohe mea, nele; neo, ʻalaneo, ʻōmilu. see saying, goose. better than nothing, maʻū nō ka ʻole; maʻū nō ka nele. nothing doing, e ahu ana, ʻole wale, ʻole loa.

noticehōʻike, ʻōlelo hōʻike, ʻōlelo hoʻolaha. notice of sale, hoʻolaha kūʻai. to notice, nānā.

notifyhōʻike. You are hereby notified, eia ʻoe ke hōʻike ʻia aku nei.

notionmanaʻo ulu wale. Don't get the notion of going, mai make hele ʻoe.

notochordkaula kuamoʻo

notoriouskaulana i ka ponoʻole.

NottinghamNokinihama, Notinihama.

notwithstandingakā, ʻaʻole naʻe, koe kēia.

noughtʻole, neo, hoʻoneo.

nounhaʻiinoa. see common noun, proper noun. noun complement, ukali haʻiinoa.

nounkikino

nouniʻoa

nounmaʻuli

nounkikino heʻeheʻe

nounkikino ʻēpaʻa

nounheʻeheʻe₃

nounʻēpaʻa

nounkikino

nourishhānai.

novahōkū pūnohunohu

Nova ScotiaNowa Kekokia, Nova Sekotia.

novel₁story. kaʻao.

novel₂strange. ʻAnoʻē.

novelas a work of literature. nōwela. biographical novel. nōwela piliolana. mystery novel. nōwela pōliu. novelette. nōwela pōkole.

NovemberNowemapa.

NovemberNowemapa. abb. Now.

noviceʻakahi akahi, maʻa ʻole, hōlona. see saying, kāʻeʻaʻeʻa. The novice must be cautious, e akahele ka mea ʻakahi akahi.

novice levelpae ʻakahi akahi.

nowi kēia manawa, ʻānō; inā (rare). just now, aʻe nei. now and then, i kēlā manawa i kēia manawa, aia aku aia mai.

nozzlekīʻamo.

nozzlenuku. bellows nozzle. nuku ʻūpā makani.

nu

nuc    nud    nug    nui    nuk    nul    num    nun    nur    nut    

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nuclearnukelea. see nucleus. nuclear energy. ikehu nukelea. nuclear fusion. kuʻi nukeliu. nuclear radiation. pāhawewe nukelea.

nucleicʻakika nukeliu

nucleusas in an atom. nukeliu. of a syllable in linguistics. iho.

nucleusʻīkoi₄

nucleusʻīkoi₄

nudesee naked.

nudgekeku, hoʻokeku, kekukeku, kuke, kukekuke; peu, hoʻopeu (upward).

NudibranchiaLepelepe-o-Hina.

nuggetspuʻupuʻu kula (gold).

nuisancepilikia, mea hoʻopilikia wale, hoʻoluhi, mea hoʻouluhua wale, mea ʻino wale, hōkai.

NukuhivaNuʻuhiwa.

nullin math. kuhiakau kūpapa.

null and voidmea ʻole.

nullifyhoʻolilo i mea ʻole, hōʻole, pale; luʻi (rare).

numblōlō, māʻeʻele, māʻele. also: mānoanoa, nokule, ʻōpili, kūnāhihi, piliʻaikū, piliāʻaikū, manunu.

numberhelu, heluna, nui (quantity); hua helu (figure). see numerous. class number, heluna papa. even number, helu kaulike. odd number, helu paʻewa. dual number, helu lua. plural number, helu nui. whole number, helu ʻokoʻa. prime number, helu kumu. perfect number, helu poʻokela. reciprocal number, hakina pānaʻi. mixed number, hakina pili.

numberin math. helu. see entries below and integer, numeral. see also atomic number. figure (the character) or numeral. huahelu. counting number, in math. hua helu kumu. complex number. helu hapa moeā. double number. helu māhoe. even number. helu kaulike. odd number. helu kauʻewa. cardinal number. helu heluna. imaginary number. helu moeā. mixed number. helu ʻōʻā. ordinal number. helu kaʻina. transcendental number. helu kohu pai. whole number. helu piha.

numberpositive number. helu ʻiʻo. negative number. helu ʻiʻo ʻole. rational number. helu puʻunaue koena ʻole. irrational number. helu puʻunaue koena. composite number. helu puʻunaue lua. number line. laina helu. number pair. paʻa helu. number pattern. lauana helu. number property. ʻanopili helu (preceded by ke).

numberprime number. helu kumu. relatively prime numbers, i.e. numbers which share one factor between them, and that factor is1. hoa helu hoʻonui like kahi. twin primes. helu kumu kūlua. number or math sentence. hopunahelu. number puzzle. nane huahelu.

numberhuahelu heluna

numberhuahelu kaʻina

numberhuahelu heluna

numberedhelu ʻia.

numeralnumela.

numeralthe character. huahelu. expanded numeral. helu unuhi kūana. roman numeral. helu loma.

numeratorhoʻohelu (in fractions).

numeratorin math. kinohapa. see denominator.

numeric base formhuahaku helu

numeric base formhuahaku helu

numerical problemhaʻihelu.

numerical valuein math. waiwai helu.

numerouslau, hoʻolau, mano, manoa, lehu, lehulehu, nehunehu, kinikini, kini lau. also: hālau, hoʻohālau, kūhaluka, kuapapa, makawalu, laha, mākena, pupupu, pākī, weliweli, weweli, pakapaka, kāʻele, pūlehulehu, kanalani.

numskullpoʻo ʻolohaka.

nunwilikina, nuna.

nunnerynunele.

nursekahu maʻi, kahu mālama maʻi; kahu keiki (of a child). wet nurse, kahu waiū, kahu wale, nuʻakea, poliwaiū. to nurse or suckle, ʻai waiū, omo waiū, poli ʻai (intransitive); hānai i ka poli (transitive). to nurse or care for, as an infant, hiʻi, hiʻilani, hoʻokāpuhi.

nursemaidneki₄

nursemaidneki₄

nursery₁children's. wahi mālama keiki.

nursery₂garden. kīhāpai hoʻoulu mea kanu.

nurseʻs officekeʻena kahu maʻi

nurseʻs officekeʻena kahu maʻi

nurse's officekeʻena kahu maʻi

nursingpūʻao hōkū

nutkukui haole. pandanus nut, hala hua.

nutas on an ʻukulele or guitar. nīʻau. see ʻukulele. head nut. nīʻau liʻiliʻi. as in nut s and bolts. pihi, pihi wili. see bolt. hex nut. pihi wili ono. wing nut. pihi wili ʻēheu.

nutpeanut or any edible nut. pīneki, pineki, pīnaki.

nutcrackerʻūmiʻi kukui haole.

nutgrassmauʻu pīneki.

nuthatcha kind of bird. manu nūhata.

nutmeghuaʻala.

nutmegʻalameka.

nutrientmāhuaola. nutrient culture. ʻoulu māhuaola. nutrient salts, the deposits that remain after a liquid has been removed. paʻamāhuaola.

nutritionkūlana ʻaiaola. see nutritious.

nutritiouspaiola. to eat nutritious food. ʻaiaola.

nutritive valuewaiwai ʻaiaola.

nutshua kukui ʻai

NuʻuanuNuʻuanu (literally, cool height). The wind comes down bearing the flowers of Nuʻuanu (PH 168), ke iho lā ka makani halihali pua o Nuʻuanu.

ny

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