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qno Hawaiian term.

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QatarKatala.

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Q-tipcotton swab. lāʻau pulupulu.

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quackkakā.

quadranglehuinahā, huinahā like ʻole, huinahā lua like.

quadrantʻāpana hapahā.

quadrata rectangular plot used for ecological or population studies. ʻāpana noiʻi.

quadraticpāhoʻonui lua. quadratic equation. haʻihelu pāhoʻonui lua. quadratic function. hahaina pāhoʻonui lua.

quadriceps femorisany muscle in the group of muscles that extend the leg. mākala ʻūhā. see rectus femoris, vastus.

quadrilateralhuinahā.

quadrilateralhuinahā. see Hawaiian entries under huinahā.

quadrille dancehoʻowilimoʻo.

quadrupletshānau pāhā.

quaggakuaka.

quailmanu kapalulu. rare: kakakō, kēlū, pauʻaka.

quaintʻano ʻē. see old-fashioned.

quakehaʻalulu, naue, naka, kualakai, kūhulukū. see earthquake. The earth quakes, nei ke ʻōlaʻi.

QuakerKueka.

qualificationsnā mea e kūpono ai; nā hoʻokūpono ʻana.

qualifiedmākaukau, kūpono.

qualityʻano, kūlana. poor quality, ʻano maikaʻi ʻole; kakakē (rare). moral qualities, pono.

qualitysee resolution, service, vowel.

qualmishpāmaʻi, poluea.

quantitynui. also: kuaniki, puʻu. great quantities, laupaʻi, ʻaʻole i laua aku, ʻaʻole o kana mai, ā hewa. small quantity, ʻaʻohe nui, lihi, iki.

quarantinehoʻomalu maʻi. quarantine station, hale hoʻomalu. animal quarantine station, wahi hoʻomalu holoholona.

quarantinehoʻomalu maʻi. quarantine station. hale hoʻomalu maʻi.

quarrelhoʻopaʻapaʻa, paio, pāonioni, pāoni, kūʻēʻē, pāʻumeʻume, hukihuki, hakakā, hākā ʻōlelo. also: ʻāpuni, paʻapaʻa, kāmoko.

quarrelsomenanā, ihu nanā; kole ka waha (see kole); nahunahuihu, kāpēkeʻu, wawaʻu.

quarrylua ʻeli pōhaku, lua kā koʻi (adze).

quartkuaka.

quartkuaka. abb. kk.

quarterhapahā; koaka (rare). quarter to five, hapahā i koe, kani ka hola ʻelima.

quarterthe coin. hapahā. to quarter, as an animal. pākā hapahā. see skin.

quarter notepoʻoʻele.

quarter notein music. hua mele hapahā. dotted quarter note. hua mele hapahā kiko.

quarter restin music. hoʻomaha hapahā.

quarterbackin football. ʻalihikūlele, ʻalihi.

quarterlyhapahā. quarterly report, hōʻike hapahā.

quartermasterkūhoe.

quarter-turn imagein math. kinona like wili hapahā, kinona like wili 1/4.

quartetpūʻulu hīmeni pāhā, leokū pāhā.

quaveringhaʻalulu, haʻihaʻi.

quayuwapo, uapo.

QuebecKuipeka, Kuibeka.

queenmōʻī wahine, aliʻi wahine, kuini; wahine (in playing cards).

queen beenalo meli mōʻī wahine.

queerʻano ʻē. see homosexual for slang usage.

quenchkinai.

quenchedkena, kinaiʻia.

queryui, nīnau.

questionnīnau, ui. to question repeatedly, ninaninau, nīele, neno. to ask a leading question, nīnau pākākā. to question indirectly, hoʻohuahualau, hoʻonīnau.

questionbonus or extra credit question. nīnau hoʻopiʻi kaha, nīnau ʻai keu. leading question. nīnau pākākā. multiple-choice question. nīnau kohokoho. open-ended question. nīnau hoʻomohala manaʻo. question mark. kiko nīnau.

question markkiko nīnau.

questionnairepalapala ninaninau, pepa hoʻopihapiha, paʻi hakahaka.

questionnairepalapala ninaninau. see interrogate.

quickʻāwīwī, koke, māmā, wiki, wikiwiki, wawe, hikiwawe, ʻeleu, ʻemo ʻole, alawiki. also: ala-, miki, ʻāwiki, ʻākepa, ʻakeu, hue, kaʻukaʻu lua ʻole, kāholo, alapine, alapinepine, elemimo, alamimo, lauahi, hoʻokanahē, kōʻala, kōʻalaʻala, ālulu, ulele, akeake, ʻakakē, ʻeʻea, puahia, muku, panehū, panaleʻa, naʻenaʻe. to learn quickly, ʻaʻapo. to make off with quickly, mio, miomio, alamio.

quick stephele wiki.

quick timehele wiki.

quicksandone pohō, one mimiki.

quicksilverwaikālā, heu.

quick-temperedhuhū wale, pōkole ka naʻau, naʻau pōkole, lelepī, nonohuwā, pīkananā, pīkanalā, ioioleʻa. see hot.

quiet₁quality. mālie, hoʻomālie, hilu, wailana, malu, maluhia, hoʻomalu, hoʻolaʻi, laʻi, pohu, malino. also: kuapapa, nihi, kaulana, hālana, ōpūhea, kuʻinehe, kuakapu, laʻikū, palanehe, kōnale, kāpehe, kūpalaiki, haumalu, maialile, noʻenoʻe, mimo, miha, hāmiha, mahū, . to move quietly, hele mālie, nihi ka hele, kaʻa niau. to do quietly, hana mālie, kakakihi. wierdly quiet, ano, kuʻinehe. to think quietly, lana mālie ka manaʻo. to keep quiet, noho mālie. quiet sea, kai malino, mālie ke kai, kai kū. Be quiet! kulikuli!

quiet₂transitive. hoʻonā, hoʻonānā, hoʻomalimali, hoʻomaʻalili.

quietedakakuʻu, . see quiet.

quillhulu, hulu kākau (for writing).

quillswanawana.

quiltkapa kuiki; kapa ʻāpana, kapa lau (with appliquéd designs); kapa pulu (padded); kapa pohopoho, kapa poho (patchwork, crazy); kīhei pili, kapa pili (lined). base of quilt on which pattern is appliquéd, kahua, honua. poles used in quilt making, kua. to quilt, kuiki. quilt patterns or designs, lau, kuiki. for names of designs see kuiki. other designs: hae-hawaiʻi, hala kahiki, kua-honu, kuli-puʻu, lala, makani-kāʻili-aloha, niho-wili-hemo, pika-waiohinu, ʻulu-hua-i-ka-hāpapa (see ʻulu). to follow designs in quilting, kuiki lau. to quilt in a direction away from the quilter, hoʻopiʻipiʻi. to finish a space in a quilt, hoʻopaepae.

quiltkapa kuiki.

quininekinikona.

quintetpūʻulu hīmeni pālima, kuinikeke.

quintuplethānau pālima.

quithaʻalele, waiho. Quit it! Uoki! to quit work, haʻalele i ka hana; ʻolohani.

quitto quit, as a computer program. haʻalele.

quitclaimpalapala hoʻolilo.

quite, wale. quite good, maikaʻi nō, maikaʻi wale.

quiver₁shake. kapalili, haʻalulu, naka, kualakai, līʻō, lule, lulelule, hālulelule. also: haʻukeke, ʻapi, pilu, ʻolokā.

quiver₂arrow case, ʻaʻa pua.

quizhōʻike pōkole, nīnau hōʻike, nīele, hoʻonīele, hoʻohuahualau.

quizkuisa

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quoitskilu, ʻume.

quorumhapa nui, kolamu.

quotamahele (share); ka mea i makemake ʻia, ka heluna i makemakeʻia (desired quantity).

quotakuanaki.

quotationka mea iʻōlelo ʻia, ʻōlelo.

quotationalso to quote. puanaʻī. quotation mark. kaha puanaʻī. single open quote; printer's symbol for ʻokina. kaha puanaʻī pākahi wehe. double close quote. kaha puanaʻī pālua pani.

quotation markskauna koma.

quoteʻōlelo, wahi.

quotepuanaʻī. see quotation. a stated price, as for merchandise. kumukūʻai.

quotienthelu puka.

quotienthelu puka.

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