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wadpōpō. wad of tobacco, pōpō paka. gun wad, ʻumoki, panipū. wad discharged from a weapon, pōkā ukali.

waddleʻoehaʻa, pau hananuʻu.

wadehele wāwae i loko o ke kai (ka wai), helekū.

waferpāpaʻa pelena, uwepa; papa palaoa (rare).

wafflepalaoa kīpoʻopoʻo.

waftmāpu, māpuana, aheahe, ahe; waft off to sleep, kuluhio. wafted fragrance, moani. white wafted smoke, ʻo ka uahi māpu kea. The fragrance of the maile wafts in the breeze, ke māpu nei ke ʻala o ka maile.

wagluli, kolili, konini, ʻoniʻoni. The dog wags the tail, hoʻokonini ka ʻīlio i ka huelo.

wageuku. see wage war. wages of sin (Roma 6.23) , a uku no ka hewa.

wage warhoʻouka kaua, kaua.

wagerpili, piliwaiwai, ʻai. to wager one's bones, pili i nā iwi.

wagerkumu pili

wagerkumu pili

wageredmau, hoʻomau.

wagesuku, uku hana. to pay wages, uku hana.

wagonkaʻa. horse-drawn wagon, kaʻa lio. wagon tongue or shafts, kolo, kolo kaʻa.

wagonchild's wagon. kaʻaʻauhuki.

wahooono.

WaikīkīWaikīkī (lit., spouting water).

wail, ʻalalā, kanikau; uē helu, uē kaukau (and weep in mourning). also: pihe, olo pihe, kūmakena, puwō, puō, makena, kaʻakūmakena, kūpinaʻi, kūwō, kūō, aeae, leoleo, , kaniā'au.

Wai-lukuWailuku (lit., waters of destruction).

Wai-meaWaimea (lit., reddish-brown waters).

Wai-piʻoWaipiʻo (lit., curved water). see saying, drowsy.

waistpūhaka, ʻaʻa, pākana. tight waist binder, kāliki. to gird the waist tightly, paulinalina.

waitkali, kakali, alia, hoʻālia; kapakaʻi (rare); wait on tables, lawelawe, kuene. Wait a moment, kali iki, eia iho, pēlā iho. wait a long time, kūlōʻihi. Wait patiently and you shall receive what you crave, hoʻomanawanui i ka ʻono. wait for you, kala iāʻoe. wait on you, lawe-lawe iāʻoe.

waitukali₄

waitukali₄

waiterkuene, kanaka lawelawe, mea lawelawe. house waiter, kuene hale.

waitingkalina, ʻemo. waiting station, hale hoʻolulu.

waiting roomlumi hoʻolulu.

waitresswahine lawelawe, kuene wahine.

waiverhōʻole ʻana.

wake₁awaken. ala. to awaken someone, hoʻāla, hoʻālahia. to wake suddenly, puoho. to wake up the child, hoʻāla i ke keiki. Wake, it is light, it is bright (UL 197), e ala, ua ao, ua mālamalama.

wake₂prefuneral vigil. anaina hoʻolewa, kiaʻi kupapaʻu.

wake₃track. awe, aweawe.

Wake IslandUēki ʻAilana.

wakefulhiaʻā, hoʻālahia.

WalesWāle. Prince of Wales, Keiki aliʻi o Wāle.

walkhele wāwae, hele; piʻi (towards mountains or uphill); iho (towards the sea or downhill). also: wāwae, au. to take a walk, holoholo, mākaʻikaʻi. to walk slowly, quietly, hele mālie, nihi ka hele; kaʻa niau, kuoni, keni (rare). to help walk, as a child, hoʻoholoholo, hoʻohelehele, hoʻohele. to walk in line or succession, kaʻi hele, kaʻi, kakaʻi. to walk with a stiff back, nanai, lanai. to walk with legs wide apart, kiʻihelei, kaiena. to walk lightly and swiftly, hele ʻāwīwī, auau, kīau. to walk backward, kuemi. to walk with a cane, kaukoʻo, hoʻokaukoʻo. ungainly walk, ʻoehaʻa. to walk along absent-mindedly, kīkaha. to walk unsteadily, ka'i hele, kūpehe, hakupehe, kaupē. to endeavor to walk in spite of weakness, ho'okoene. to sway the hips in walking, hele kaiue. to walk upright, helekū. to walk in a brisk, haughty manner, kalalī. to walk proudly, hele kīkahakaha; pahāha (rare). walked on, hehe'ia, meheu.

walk a doghoʻohele ʻīlio

walk a doghoʻohele ʻīlio

walkathonhelekona.

walke-talkiepahu kāhea.

walking sticksee cane.

wall; paia (of house). stone wall, pā pōhaku. adobe wall, pā lepo. wall of a fishpond, kuapā; pā puni (circular or surrounding). sea wall, pani kai, pale kai. interlocking stones, as in a wall, niho. long, straight stone wall, kuaiwi (niʻihau). walled city, kūlanakauhale (kūnanakauhale) i paʻa i ka pā. pressed hard to the wall, pili pū i ka paia (in trouble).

wall platekaola, lohelau.

walletʻeke kālā, ʻekeʻeke kālā.

walletʻeke kālā

walletʻeke kālā

walleyedmaka ʻāhewa.

wallophahau ikaika.

wallownaku, kaʻa. also: haunaku, oikū; haluku (as a hog). to wallow in a mud puddle, kaʻa i ke kiʻo lepo.

wallpaperpepa hale, pepa hoʻonani hale.

wallpaperpepa paia.

walnutwalanuka.

walruspalaʻo, waleluka, walerusa, wolu.

walruspalaʻo, ʻelepani o ke kai. see pinniped.

wannanakea, lanakea, hākeakea, mamae; ʻīkoko (rare).

wandkoʻo, lāʻau; maile (in games of pūhenehene and ʻume); kāʻaha (held by priest while sacrificing).

wandbubble, wand for blowing bubbles. lina puhi huʻahuʻa.

wanderʻauana, kiʻihele, lalau, hoʻolalau, ʻaeʻa, kuewa. also: hili, nāhili, kakahili, auhili, loloiāhili, kuawili, kualana, lanaau, ʻaʻau, lewa, ewa, māewa, kūʻaeʻa, hoʻaeʻa, hōʻāʻā, kūhilo, kakaʻi ā hele, kīhoe, hoʻopanau, pakauhelo. see vagabond. wander mentally, lalau ka noʻonoʻo, lauele. wander in sin, lalau hewa. wander in the dark, hili pō.

wandering Jewhonohono, mākolokolo.

wandering tattlerʻūlili.

waneemi, manono (as the moon). waning moon, mahina hapalua hope.

want₁desire. makemake; mamake (colloquial). also: make, lana ka manaʻo, manaʻo, hōʻopuʻopu. see wish.

want₂lack. nele, hemahema.

wantonʻuhaʻuha wale, maka leho. also: lelepā, kuʻulala, pākukui, pākaukau, pakaulei, pākiʻakiʻa. cf. pākīai.

warkaua; paomomi (rare). civil war, kaua kūloko. revolutionary war, kaua hulihia, kaua auhulihia. war finery (formerly helmet, feather cape), kāhiko kaua. war maneuvers, kaʻa kaua. war tank or chariot, kaʻa kaua. war strategist, kaʻa kaua. heiau for success in war, heiau waikaua. see saying, bath.

warcold war, i.e. intense rivalry between nations but without military combat. kaua koʻekoʻe. revolutionary war. kaua hoʻokahuli aupuni.

war clubsee club.

war partypūʻulu kaua, kaua.

warblekūolokū; nunulu (rare).

warblera kind of bird. manu kūolokū.

ward₁fend off. pale, hoʻopale. also: kūpale, palekana, panekana, hoaka; hoʻoheihei (as sorcery); kōlulu (rare). warding off, pale ʻana, papalena. ward off clubs, ʻōniu lāʻau.

ward₂person under guardianship. mea hoʻokahuʻia.

ward₃precinct. ʻāpana.

wardenkahu mālama paʻahao (prison); kahu mālama ʻāpana (district); kahu.

wardrobenā ʻaʻahu apau (clothes); keʻena waihona ʻaʻahu (clothes closet).

wardrobeas stage costumes for a play, movie, or video production. ʻaʻahu hana keaka, ʻaʻahu.

wardrobe mistresswahine mālama kapa.

wardroomlumi ʻaina o nā aliʻikoa.

warehousehale ukana, hale hoʻāhu.

warlikepuni kaua, makekau.

warmmahana, pumehana. also: hahana, hana, hanahana mehana, hoʻomāhanahana, māhanahana, hoʻopumehana, kōhanahana, pūwelawela, ʻōwela, ʻōikiiki, lānia, kohea, heahea, ʻāheahea, mule, ʻōhea. see hot. warm over a fire, hoʻomahana, lala, ʻōlani. warm spring, wai welawela. warm aloha, aloha pumehana.

warmmahana, mehana. see entries below and temperature.

warm frontas of weather. kuʻina mehana. see front.

warm-bloodedas an animal. koko mehana. see cold-blooded.

warmingglobal warming, greenhouse effect. hoʻomehana honua.

warmthmahana, pumehana.

warm-up suitas for sports. lole kueka haʻuki. see sweatshirt.

warnaʻo, kāmalū, hōʻike e mālama pono.

warningaʻo ʻana. siren warning of disaster, oeoe haʻina pōpilikia.

warningas in a weather report. kūkala pōʻino. see watch. flood warning. kūkala pōʻino wai hālana. hurricane warning. kūkala pōʻino makani pāhili.

warp₁contract. ʻAʻapu, napa. also: ʻaʻapi, nenehū, nāpai, hualala, ʻehipa, popoli, manawai.

warp₂lengthwise threads. maʻawe loloa.

warp₃nautical. hekau, kaula hoʻokolo moku.

warpas in Nintendo games, not as wood. kaʻakepa. see turbo button. warp zone. kāʻei kaʻakepa.

warrant₁document. palapala, palapala kiʻi, palapala hoʻokō. bank warrant, palapala kīkoʻo. blanket warrant, pila kīkoʻo hoʻohuihui ʻia. warrant for arrest, palapala hoʻopiʻi, palapala hopu.

warrant₂see justify.

warrantalso arrest warrant, warrant for arrest, as a document issued by a magistrate authorizing an officer to make an arrest. palapala hopu.

warrant officeraliʻikoa uku.

warrantya written guarantee of integrity of a product with promise to repair or replace. palapala hoʻokō. see guarantee.

warriorkoa, pūʻali. fig.: au (strong); moa mahi, moa kākala, lehua, kāpiʻi; lau ʻaua (experienced). see sayings and epithets,ʻaʻaliʻi, ʻaʻama, ʻahi kananā, au₂, ʻeʻa₁, holopapa₂, laumeke, ʻolelepā, puhi₄, pū kō, pūkoʻa₁, ʻulaʻa, wakawaka₁, crab. leader of warriors, papa poʻo. special warriors in Kamehameha's time, Kīpuʻupuʻu. god of warriors, Lonomaka-ihe.

warshipmoku kaua, manuā, ʻīlio ʻaukai.

wartʻilikona, puʻu.

WarwickWaleweki.

waryʻeʻena, ʻāhē. also: ualehe (as a fish); pā i ka ʻupena, pā i ka makau (see pā₄); kīkāmū, hōʻeno (rare).

wasno equivalent; see ua, be.

washholoi. to have washed, pretend to wash, hoʻoholoi. to wash clothes, holoi lole. to wash hands, holoi lima.

wash dishesholoi pā

wash dishesholoi pā

washbasinipu holoi, ipu ʻauʻau, ipu wai ʻauʻau, poʻi wai holoi, kapu holoi maka.

washboardpapa holoi.

washboardpapa holoi lole

washboardpapa holoi lole

washclothkāwele holoi.

washerpihipihi, mea holoi.

washeras used in plumbing. hoʻopiha; pihi hoʻopiha, pihipihi ( preceded by ke).

washinglole holoi, mea holoi (clothes).

washing machinemīkini holoi.

washing machinemīkini holoi lole

washing machinemīkini holoi lole

washing stickhoahoa, hohoa (beating).

WashingtonWakinekona, Wasinetona.

Washingtonalso Washingtonian. Wakinekona.

washoutlilo i ka wai.

washpanpā kini holoi.

washtubkapu wai, kapu holoi.

wasphopeʻō, kopena; nalo lawe lepo (mud). slender abdominal stalk on body of wasp, pūʻali.

waspnalo hopeʻō

waspnalo hopeʻō

wastehoʻomāunauna, hoʻopau, ʻuhaʻuha. also: hoʻomāuna, māuna, ʻuha, kae; waste away, emi, hōkiʻi, māilo, hoʻomāilo, māio, hoʻomāio, hoʻokilo, mae. waste matter, nā mea ʻino, ʻōpala, moka. to eat wastefully, ʻai ʻuhaʻuha. to waste food, hoʻopau ʻai (fig., worthless person). to waste time, hoʻopaumanawa, ʻapa, hoʻopaulina, hoʻopaulinalina.

wasteas of plants and animals. moka.

waste basketkini ʻōpala

waste basketkini ʻōpala

wastebasketʻie ʻōpala.

wastrelʻuhaʻuha.

watch₁observe. kiaʻi, hoʻokiaʻi; kaʻakaʻa (rare). watch carefully, nānā pono, maka kilo, kilo, hakakaupili. Watch or you'll be hurt, mālama o pā (see pā₄). Watch out! mālama pono!

watch₂timepiece. uwaki, uaki. wrist watch, uwaki pūlima. face of a watch or clock, papahola.

watch₃guardianship. uwaki. to stand watch, kū uwaki.

watchas in a weather report. kūkala makaʻala. see warning, clock. flood watch. kūkala makaʻala wai hālana. hurricane watch. kūkala makaʻala makani pāhili.

watchfulmakaʻala, miki, makaʻina. watchful eyes, maka kilo.

watchmankiaʻi, kū uwaki. watchman's stand, pā kiaʻi.

watchtowerhale kiaʻi, ʻīmaka.

watchtowerranger station, especially for watching for forest fires. hale kiaʻi ululāʻau. see ranger.

waterwai (fresh; for various kinds, see wai₁ and entries that follow it); kai (salt). see coconut, waterfall. to water, ninini wai, hoʻokahe wai, hoʻokahekahe wai, hoʻokele wai, hanawai. spring water, wai puna, wai māpuna. water source, māno wai, poʻo wai, wakawai. abundance of water, lau wai, lawe wai. charged water, wai pipiʻi, wai piʻipiʻi. trickling water, paihī. place with water, waina. flowing water, wai kahe, wai aulia. faucet water, wai piula. ice water, wai hau. potable water, wai mānalo. brackish water, wai kai, wai ʻawaʻawa. polluted water, wai pilopilo. sparkling water, wai lohia. agitated water, lapa wai, puʻewai. water rights, kuleana wai. one in charge of water rights, kahu wai. to sprinkle with water, pī wai. to mix with water, as poi, hoʻokele wai; emowai (kauaʻi). to water at the mouth, moni i ka hāʻae, kahe ka hāʻae. to backwater in a canoe, hoʻēmi hope i ka waʻa. a water game, pōhā kīhelei. a water toy, kōʻieʻie. water given by Kāne and Kanaloa, spring water, water to drink, water for power, water for life, may there be life ((UL 258)), i ka wai kau a Kāne me Kanaloa, he wai puna, he wai e inu, he wai e mana, he wai e ola, e ola nō.

waterwai. see entries below. to turn on the water. wehe i ke wai. to turn off the water. hoʻopaʻa i ke wai. tap water. wai paipu. hot tap water. wai wela paipu.

waterwatering can. kini hoʻopulu meakanu. water dish. wai (preceded by ke). water heater. kula hoʻowela wai, pahu hoʻowela wai. water table, as used in preschools. pākaukau wai (also preceded by ke).

waterbody of water. hiʻona wai. see water feature. groundwater. wai honua. mineral or sparkling water. wai piʻipiʻi. rain water. wai ua. surface water. wai ʻili honua, wai ʻili. water displacement. pohupani wai. water lens, in geology. papa wai kau luna. water table, in geology. papa wai.

water bottlesee water gourd.

water bubblehuʻa o ka wai.

water buffalopipi Pākē.

water chestnutulu kai.

water codeState water code. papa kānāwai wai o ka Mokuʻāina.

water colorspena kiʻi.

water commisionkomikina wai.

water containeripu wai, hue wai.

water dispenseras in a bird cage. kāhāinu. see feeder.

water featurealso water form, as a lake, pond, river, etc., in geography. hiʻona wai. see land feature.

water filterfor a fish iank, in aquaculture. kulamakaloa. see fish tank.

water gourdipu wai, hue wai, nuku pueo.

water holelua wai, kiʻo wai, ʻele.

water lemonlilikoʻi, lemi wai, laniwai, lemona.

water lilylīlialanawai

water lilylīlialanawai

water meterana wai.

water pipepaipu wai

water pipepaipu wai

water pistolpū kikī wai.

water polopolo wai.

water resistantalso waterproof. ʻaʻalo wai. see resist. water resistant watch. uaki ʻaʻalo wai, uāki ʻaʻalo wai.

water skiheʻe wai. see ski.

water slideslip ʻnʻ slide; also to go on a water slide. paheʻe wai. water slide mat. moena paheʻe wai.

water spiritmoʻo, moʻo kiha.

water wheelhuila wai.

water worksʻoihana wai.

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

watercolorpena wai.

watercourseholowai. see ditch, sluice.

watercresslēkō. kinds: lēkō ʻeleʻele, lēkō keʻokeʻo, ʻihi kū kēpau, pāʻihi.

waterfallwailele; waterfall trickling, as down a cliff, wai hī (also: ʻōhāwai, hei, wai paihī). upside-down waterfall, wai puhia.

WaterlooWakalū, Watalu.

watermasterluna wai, kahu wai.

watermelonipu (various kinds are listed); ipu haole, ipu huluhulu, ipu oloolo, ipu poʻo kanaka, ipu kāniʻo.

waterproofkomo ʻole ka wai.

waterproofsee water-resistant.

watershedan area from which water drains. ʻāina kumu wai. municipal watershed. ʻāina kumu wai kiwikā.

waterspoutwaipuʻilani, waikōʻihi; pūlehu (rare).

waterwayalawai, makawai.

wateryhōwai, kakale, kalekale, kale, kele wai. also: hoʻokakale, ukalekale, ʻōkalekale, hōkale, kele, kelekele, halahalawai, kēwai, holowai, wawai, ʻōhulu, palakē. to make watery, hoʻokalekale, hoʻokakale, kaiaka, pīholoholo.

wattuate. abb. uat. see kilowatt.

wattleslepelepe, ʻolo, ʻaʻali, lepe, kīlepe.

wave₁ocean. nalu, nanu, ʻale. see surf, swell₂, tidal wave. high waves, kai piʻi, eaea, huia, nalu pū kī. breaking wave, nalu haʻi, kai poʻi; papākolea (rare). receding wave, kai emi, kai heʻe, nalu miki. long wave, nalu kua loloa, lauloa, ʻonaulu loa. waves that rise and fall without breaking, nalu ʻaiō. a surfing wave, huia. wave that breaks diagonally, nalu haʻi lala. broken section of wave, nalu muku, muku. rough wave, nalunalu. base of a breaker, honua nalu. bend of a wave, ʻopi nalu. tip of high waves, hokua. a long-baked wave from the open sea, he ʻale kua loloa no ka moana (boast of a hero).

wave₂motion. ani, peʻahi, ani peʻahi; welo, welowelo, ʻōwelo, kōwelo, kōwelowelo, kālepa, kālepalepa (as a flag). also: hoʻoāni, hoʻāli; hoʻokolili, kapalili (shake); konini, kuehu, pulelo, holu, holunape, kiani. Long may it wave, e ani mau loa ia.

waveas surf near the land. nalu. as a swell in the open ocean. ʻale. height of a wave. kiʻekiʻena nalu, kiʻekiʻena ʻale, kiʻekiʻena. length of a wave, wavelength. kōā nalu, kōāʻale, kōā. crest of a wave. hokua o ka nalu, hokua o ka ʻale, hokua. trough ofa wave. honua, honua o ka nalu, honua o ka ʻale. where a wave breaks, surfbreak. poʻina nalu (preceded by ke). sound wave, as used in measuring ocean depths. hawewe kani. wave -cut cliff. paliʻaʻaianalu. see erode, weathered.

waveto wave something. hoʻāni.

wavescientific usage. hawewe. see amplify, amplitude, carrier, compres-sional wave, solar energy wave, sound wave, transverse wave, wavelength.

wavelengthsound wavelength. kōā hawewe kani.

wavyʻānuʻunuʻu, ʻāpiʻipiʻi, piʻipiʻi, nalu, hoʻāli. wavy hair, lauoho piʻipiʻi lau nui.

wax₁to increase. māhuahua, hoʻonui. see moon.

wax₂substance. pīlali, pīlali pālolo. see beeswax, earwax. wax seal, to seal with wax, uwepa.

waxuepa, pīlali. see paraffin. wax paper. pepa pīlali, pepa ʻaila. as for polishing a car. ʻaila hoʻohinuhinu. grafting wax. pīlali pākuʻi. spray wax. kīkina hoʻohinuhinu. waxy, as in texture. ʻōihoiho.

waxkūkae meli

waxkūkae meli

waxflowerpua hōkū hihi.

waxwork figurekiʻi kūkae meli

waxwork figurekiʻi kūkae meli

way₁route. ala, ala hele, alanui; ala waʻa (canoe). right of way, pono ala hele. miss the way, lalau halakī. this way and that way, i ʻō, i ʻō.

way₂manner, custom. ʻano, ʻaoʻao, kuamoʻo. way of life, nohona. that way, pēlā. this way, penei.

wayfindingalso to wayfind. hoʻokele waʻa, kele moana.

waylaypōwā, hoʻohālua; kīmopō (at night). see hālua, abduct.

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wekāua (dual, inclusive); kākou (plural, inclusive); māua (dual, exclusive); mākou (plural, exclusive).

weaknāwaliwali; lahilahi, nahinahi (as coffee). also: palupalu, nāwali, ʻōnāwali, ʻōnāwaliwali, ʻōmaʻimaʻi, ikaika ʻole, uwaʻuwali, hāwali, ʻōwali, ʻōmali, lule, malule, haʻimalule, maʻule, hemo, puhemo, palalū, halalū; ʻōhemo (as from dysentery); hākalalū (as from age or sickness); ʻaʻalina (as a fat person); kololū, nanaiea, lanaiea, puanaiea, pīnauea, pānauea, hini, ʻuhinipili, ʻunihipili, nanahe, hakakaʻe, hākaneno, pananā, ʻonana, mahāha, aheahe, nīnole, hālina, kole, kūnāhihi, manuʻu, kūhau, maʻawe, kūhelahela, ʻalalehe, hānewanewa, nāwele, puaināwele, pūhalu, ʻōhea, ʻaʻaiole, holili, pūlewa, puhalu, halu, uhalu. rare: mahū, hoʻomānewanewa, uhanui, uheule, ʻōmaʻi, hakalunu, hakaneno, hakanelo, pīloli, pēluʻe, nīpolo, pakē. too weak to stand alone, hinapē, hinapā. weak-voiced, leo iki, hano pilo, pihano.

weak acidnaturally occurring weak acid. ʻakika ʻūpalu kūlohelohe.

weak safetyin football. ʻāwaʻa lala. see strong safety.

weakenhoʻonāwaliwali, hoʻomalule, hoʻomamae, hoʻonānawaū.

weaklingʻōmali, ʻōpalupalu. see sayings, pēpē₁, pōpoki, banana, spider, tattler.

wealthwaiwai, lako, loaʻa. see sayings, hilihili, pakī. source of wealth, kumu waiwai. to hide wealth, ʻaweka.

wealthysee rich and sayings, hilihili, eel.

weanukuhi (as a child).

weaponmea kaua, mea make, mea pepehi kanaka, mea hōʻeha. see club, dagger, shark, sling, spear. Coming prepared for war, long spears, short spears (ʻēlau, ihe), clubs, shark teeth, daggers, feather cloaks, helments, all weapons (For. 5:321), hele me ka mākaukau no ke kaua, ka pololū, ka ʻēlau, ka ihe, ka newa, ka niho manō, ka pāhoa, ka ʻahu ʻula, ka mahiole, nā mea make apau loa.

wearkomo; wear a skirt, pāʻū; wear a hat, pāpale, pāpale i ka pāpale; wear finery, kāhiko; wear well, paʻa. to wear out, as old clothes, komo maʻuʻa.

wearinessluhi, kunewa. Weariness is released, there is rest, kuʻu ka luhi, ua maha (of death).

wearisomemāluhiluhi, manakā, mākoeā, uihā, makaʻeleʻele.

wearyluhi, māluhiluhi, paʻa luhi, pauaho. also: luhi hewa, luhina, moluhi, uluhua, hoʻouluhua, pilihua, kunewa; heha (following sexual gratification); maʻuhā, uihā, ʻainea, unā, kena, ikiiki, auka, maika, poʻana, pōʻieʻie.

weaselmukuela, mutuela.

weatherke ʻano o ka manawa; au (rare). There is no general name; the type of weather may be specified, as in this saying: hiki mai ka mālie, ā hiki mai nō ka ʻino, fair weather comes, storms come too. forecast of weather, wānana i ke au o ka manawa.

weatheranilā. see climate, erode, temperature. weather service. ʻoihana anilā. weather station. kikowaena kilo anilā. weather vane, wind vane. kuhimakani. weathered. ʻaʻaianilā.

weatherboardkuapoʻi.

weatheredlolea, nalukai.

weavesee plait. also: lino, kāmola (tie, twist).

weaveto weave, as on a loom. kālino. herringbone weave. maka puhi, iwipuhi.

weavermea ulana lole.

webʻupena, hihi. spider web, ʻupena nananana, pūnanana, pūnāwelewele. weblike, ʻūhini, puaināwele.

websee World Wide Web. food web. pūnaewele meaʻai.

web pagepaena Pūnaewele

web pagepaena Pūnaewele

web sitekahua₃

web sitekahua₃

webbedas a duck's feet. pepewa.

wedsee marry.

WeddellWedele. Weddell Sea. ke Kai ʻo Wedele.

weddingmale ʻana. wedding feast, ʻahaʻaina male. Come to our wedding, hele mai ʻoe i kō māua male ʻana.

wedeliaa ground cover. wekelia.

wedgeunu, mākia; pewa, kepa, kepakepa (as for mending bowls).

wedlocknoho male, nohona male. to live with a mate out of wedlock, moe mau, noho manuahi.

WednesdayPōʻakolu. Ash Wednesday, Pōʻakolu Kau Lehu.

WednesdayPoʻakolu. abb. P3.

weeʻuku liʻi, ʻūliʻi. also: pūʻukuʻuku, ʻanaliʻi, kanaliʻi, kakanaliʻi, ʻaʻaʻnaliʻi, makaliʻi, māiki, unana.

weednahele, nāhelehele. also: maʻau, kūkanawao, kīkānia. choked, as by weeds, kāhihi. to weed, waele, wawaele, wele, welewele, welehia, au, emu, kaʻi, mahi waena, ʻōheu, kīheu, kāheu, ʻōlaʻo, ʻōlaʻolaʻo, olohiʻi.

weednāhelehele, nāʻeleʻele.

weekpule, hepekoma. next week, kēia pule aʻe. week after next, kēia pule aʻe a ia pule aku. last week, kēlā pule aku nei. week before last, kēlā pule aku nei a ia pule aku.

weekpule. abb. pl.

weekdaylā noa.

weekendhopena pule

weekendhopena pule

weeklyi kēlā me kēia pule, kēlā pule kēia pule; puka pule (as a journal); ma ka pule.

weep; uwē helu (and wail in mourning); makena (lamentation); loku. see sayings, māmane. The heavens weep, the land lives, uwē ka lani, ola ka honua. In poetry, rain and tears symbolize weeping.

weeping willowwīlou lohaloha.

weevil.

weftkoana; alokahi (single); alolua (double); makaliʻi (narrow); kākū (working); kāmoe (recumbent). to add a new weft, hāunu.

weighkaupaona, ana kaumaha, ana paona, mahiki. to weigh anchor, huki i ka heleuma.

weightkaupaona, kaumaha, ana kaumaha, paona, weka; koʻikoʻi (fig.). metric weight, ana mekela. to lose weight, hōʻemi, emi pū, hoʻowīwī. to gain weight, hoʻonui nā paona, polapola. weighted down, kau i ka mea kaumaha; mauhaʻalina, pōhaku (rare). weights for lifting, pōhaku hoʻoikaika. What is your weight? ʻehia ou paona?

weightin math. kaumaha. for scales. koihā.

weight liftingalso to lift weights. amo hao, hāpai hao.

weightlessas when in outer space. lewalana. see zero gravity.

weightykoʻikoʻi (profound).

weirpākolokolo (probably).

weirdano, ʻeʻehia, āiwaiwa.

welcomeheahea. There is no equivalent to the English; one may say hale: he hale kou, you have a house (you are always welcome there). call of welcome, heahea, kāhea, pā kāhea. to welcome guests, hoʻokipa i ka malihini. welcome song, mele komo. you are welcome, he mea iki, he mea ʻole (lit. a little thing, nothing; modern). expression of welcome: should [you wish to] come to the land, there is a house, poi, fish for you, and land is for you, i kū ā hele mai i ka ʻāina, he hale, he ʻai, he iʻa nou, nou ka ʻāina. to wear out a welcome, uluhua i ka pīnaʻi. Welcome! E komo mai! Mai! He mai!

welcomeJapanese lucky welcome cat. manekineko.

welcome banquetʻahaʻaina hoʻokipa.

weldhoʻopaʻa hao, hoʻokuʻi. weld silver, kuʻi kālā.

weldkuʻihao.

welfarepono, pōmaikaʻi. public welfare, pono o ka lehulehu. spiritual welfare, pono ʻuhane. welfare committee, kōmike ola.

welfarepublic financial assistance for needy persons. kōkua nele.

well₁good. maikaʻi, pono ahona. He is well, makaiʻi ʻoia. He works well, hana maikaʻi ʻioa. well done, moʻa leʻa (cooked); maikaʻi ka hana (well executed).

well₂source of water. luawai, wai ʻeli. artesian well, luawai aniani. to well up, as tears in eyes, māloʻi, hāloʻi, ʻale.

well₃exclamation. ʻĀ!.

well doneas meat. moʻa loa.

well-beingola, maikaʻi, pono, ahona.

WellingtonWelinakona, Welinatona.

well-knownʻike nui ʻia, kaulana.

well-offsee rich.

WelshWāle.

weltmōʻali.

wereno equivalent; see e (verb) ana, ua₃, be.

WessexWekeka, Weseka.

westkomohana. rare: kaulana a Kāne (poetic), ʻeleiālani (priests' name), hikimoe, Kāne-neʻeneʻe, ʻelehonua. see saying, Lehua.

westkomohana. abb. km. see entries below.

West IndiesʻĪnia Komohana.

West Viginiaalso West Virginian. Wilikinia Komohana.

West VirginiaWilikinia Komohana.

Western Europealso Western European. ʻEulopa Komohana.

Western HemisphereʻAoʻao Komohana.

Western hemispherepoepoe hapa komohana. see hemisphere.

Western Pacific Fishery Management CouncilʻAha Hoʻomalu Lawaiʻa o ka Pākīpika Komohana.

Western Saharaalso Western Saharan. Sahara Komohana.

WestministerWekaminika.

wetpulu, pulu pē, maʻū, elo, paʻū. also: hoʻomāʻūʻū, peleʻū, hoʻoū, hōʻū, noʻū, ʻeloʻelo, hōʻeʻelo, kele, kele lua, kilipohe; palapī (as green wood); hakukele, halahalawai, panopaʻū, pānoʻūnoʻū, ueʻuele, ʻuhē. wet and softened with mist or rain, nolu ehu. wet with cold, kawaū. wet bundle, as of laundry, pōpō pulu. Symbolic connotations of wet are similar to those of rain.

wetwet from cold, damp or moist wiih fog or dew. kawaū.

wet nursekahu waiū, kahu wale, poliwaiū, waiū; nuʻakea (for chiefly infants).

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whackkanono. see beat.

whalekoholā (humpbacked), palaoa (sperm whale). to whale, ʻō koholā.

whalehumpback whale. koholā kuapiʻo.

whale toothniho palaoa, lei palaoa. whale tooth washed ashore, palaoa pae. whale-tooth pendant, lei palaoa. convex curve of lower portion of whale-tooth pendant, alelo.

whaleboathuelopoki.

whalingʻō koholā. whaling ship, moku ʻō koholā.

wharfuwapo, uapo.

what₁relative pronoun. mea (Gram. 11.3). I donʻt know what he wants, ʻaʻole au i ʻike i kāna mea i makemake ai.

what₂exclamation. keu ā, auwē, auē. What a nuisance! He keu ā ka hoʻoluhi!

what₃Interrogative. aha (for idioms, see aha and (Gram. 8.5)). What? He aha? Pehea? What does he have? Whatʻs his opinion? What [business] is it of his? He aha kāna? Whatʻs that? He aha kēlā? What of it? Whatʻs that? He aha ia mea? What are you doing? E aha ana ʻoe? Lest what? O aha? Lest what happen? O ahaʻina? What-d'you-call-it, mea. What time is it? Hola ʻehia? What page? Ka ʻaoʻao ʻehia? Ka ʻaoʻao hea?

whatas in asking about any kind of measurement; also how. ʻehia, he aha.

what day of the weekpoʻahia

what day of the weekpoʻahia

whatevernā mea, nā mea like ʻole, aia. Whatever you ask I'll do, nā mea āu e noi mai nei, ʻo au e hana.;

whatsoevernā mea like ʻole. any whatsoever, ʻaʻohe pilo.

wheathuika, huapalaoa, palaoa.

wheathuika. see straw and Hawaiian entries under palaoa. wheat bread. palaoa huika. whole wheat. huika piha. whole wheat bread. palaoa huika piha. whole wheat flour. palaoa maka huika piha.

wheedlenē hoʻohune, hoʻomalimali. bragging and wheedling, ke ā nui, ke ā iki. (see ā₁).

wheelhuila, pokakaʻa. water wheel, huila wai. disc wheel, huila kaulike. wheel axis, iho huila. ferris wheel, huila pōniuniu, kaʻa pōniuniu. wheel chair, noho huila. to wheel a wheel chair, hoʻoholo i ka noho huila.

wheelhuila. bicycle wheel. huila paikikala. wheel rim. kuapo hao.

wheelbarrowhuilapalala, huilabalala, huilapalela, kaʻa huila kahi. wheelbarrow race, heihei huilapalala.

wheezehānō, , huene, hanopilo. rare: pōhānō, hohoiea.

when₁declarative past. i ka manawa ... i, i ka wā ... i, i ... ka hana; i (see i₅). When you lived at Kailua, I ka manawa ou i noho ai i Kailua; i kou manawa i noho ai i Kailua. When he looked down (For. 4:225), a i nānā iho ka hana.

when₂declarative future. i ka manawa ... e, i ka wā ... e, ke, ā, aia; hele (see hele₃). When he arrives, ā hiki mai ia; aia hiki mai ʻoia; ke hiki mai ʻoia. when I, iaʻu.

when₃Interrogative future. āhea? I ka manawa hea ... e? I ka wā hea ... e?

when₄Interrogative past. ināhea? I ka manawa hea ... i? I ka wā hea ... i?

whenalso and, until, to, etc. a.

whence₁declarative. no laila, mai laila.

whence₂interrogative. no hea? mai hea mai?

wheneveraia nō, aia ā, i ka wā, i ka manawa. Whenever finished, ask again, aia nō ā pau, noi hou mai.

where₁declarative. kahi.

where₂Interrogative. aia i hea? ʻAuhea? Ai hea? Mahea? I hea? Hea? Where is the place to go? ʻAuhea kahi e hele ai? From where? Mai hea mai? No hea?

whereasno ka mea, ʻoiai.

wherebymamuli o, mamuli o ia mea.

whereverma nā wahi apau. wherever you go, ma kahi āu e hele aku ai.

wherewithalka mea; ka mea e hiki ai (lit., the thing able to do with).

whetherinā. Whether ... not, ina ... ʻole. Whether you work, or don't work, inā ʻoe e hana ā e hana ʻole. Whether it rains or not, inā e ua, ā ua ʻole.

whetstonehoana.

which₁declarative. ka mea i, ka i (past); ka mea e, ke (future). the thing which he will see, ka mea āna e ʻike aku ai. the thing which he saw, ka mea āna i ʻike ai. which is often untranslated: the house which was sold, ka hale i kūʻai ʻia. see who.

which₂interrogative. hea? ka mea hea?

whicheverka mea nō.

whiffuifi.

whifflepūnohu, ʻiolo.

whileʻoiai, ʻoi, i, i ka manawa, i ka wā. see during, (Gram. 11.1). while i, iaʻu, a while ago, aku nei. to while away the time, hoʻohala manawa; kūkahekahe (pleasantly). while there is time, ʻoi ola honua.

whimmanaʻo ulu wale, manaʻo kupu wale.

whimperingnēnē.

whineʻuhīʻuhī (as a child); ʻowē (as a bullet).

whinnyihihī.

whiphahau, hau, uhau, uwepa, uepa, huipa, ʻuwīʻuwī; wili mawaho (as in sewing machines). flexible hand whip, uwepa kiani. to whip, hahau, hau, uhau, haua, hili, hilikua; kāwelowelo (as a flag in the wind). to whip gently or pretend to whip, hoʻohili.

whiplashʻomua (for dart throwing).

whipped creamkalima huipa. ( hot) chocolate with whipped cream. kokoleka me ke kalima huipa.

whippoorwilluipouila, manu uipouila.

whipsawpahi olo lua.

whirkapalulu, kani.

whirlniniu. also: hoʻōniu, hoʻoniua, pōniu, kakaʻa, pūhihio, heheo, milo, mimilo, milomilo, wiliʻōkaʻi pokakaʻa, ʻōniu, niu, niuniu.

whirlpoolwiliwai, mimilo.

whirlwindpuahiohio, makani wili.

whiskpuehu, hoʻopuehu, lawe hikiwawe.

whisk broompūlumi ehu lepo.

whiskersʻumiʻumi. to shave whiskers, kahiʻumiʻumi.

whiskeywekekē, waikekē, wikeke.

whisperhāwanawana, hāwana, hamumu; hōpilo (rare). Kawaihae, whispering sea, Kawaihae, kai hāwanawana.

whistʻuwiki, kāmau.

whistlehōkio, hōkiokio (with lips); pio (with fingers), hōkio pūeoeo (with hands); (as wind or top); oeoe (as steamer or train siren); ʻūlili (as of bamboo or police). gourd whistle, hōkiokio. to play the hōkiokio, mūkī. ti-leaf whistle, pū lāʻī. sound of whistle, ō.

whistleas a referee's whistle. ʻūlili.

whitekeʻokeʻo, keʻo, kea; hina (of hair). also: hākea, lākea, palakea, kuali, huali, aliali, aʻiaʻi, huaka; lawa uakea (as a chicken); uakea (as mist, snow). white-haired, hina, ʻāhina, koʻokea, poʻo kea, poʻo keʻokeʻo, poʻo hina. white of an egg, kauō keʻokeʻo, ēwe o ka hua moa. white-hot, lehuliʻu. white mixed with a darker color, lawaaʻeaʻe. white and salt-encrusted, kuakea. white-spotted, nokea. white of a blind person's eye, makaiʻa. white tapa, ninikea. white muslin, keʻokeʻo (usually followed by maoli, pia or wai). white lime, hāwena. whitecaps, ʻale kuakea, papākea, kai ʻūpoho, ehu kai. white-beaked, white around animal's snout, nūkea.

whiteegg white. kauō keʻokeʻo, kauō. see entries below and yolk.

white blood cellhunaola koko keʻokeʻo.

white boardalso dry erase board. papa keʻokeʻo, papa peni kuni.

white breadpalaoa keʻokeʻo.

white dwarfhōkū pukukeʻo

white manhaole, ʻilipuakea; hauhole (slang). to act like a white man, to ape white people or assume superior airs, hoʻohaole. sayings about white men: haole kī kōlea (see kōlea); ʻelelū kea, white cockroach (insulting); see plover, salmon.

white ricelaiki keʻokeʻo, lāisi keʻokeʻo.

whitecapʻale kuakea. to have whitecaps. niho.

whitefishiʻakea.

white-footed mouseʻiole wāwae kea.

whitenhoʻokeʻo, hoʻokuakea, hoʻokuali, hoʻāliali, hoʻāʻiaʻi.

whitewashpaʻi puna, puna, hamo puna, palaina puna, hoʻāʻiaʻi; hoʻōhule (keep opponent scoreless, slang).

whithersee where.

whitishhaʻakea, hākea, hākeakea.

whittlekalakalai, kolikoli, koli. much whittling, nicked product, nui kalakalai, manumanu ka loaʻa (see kalakalai).

whizkapalulu; whiz by, pūhalahio, halahī.

who₁declarative. i, e, nāna (Gram. 9.11). the one who did, ka mea i, ka i, kai. the one who will, ka mea e, ke (Gram. 10.2). see which.

who₂interrogative. wai? ʻO wai, na wai (subject, wai₅?) Iā wai? (object) see (Gram. 7.5).

whoa, .

whoeverka mea nō.

wholeholoʻokoʻa, kāʻokoʻa, ʻokoʻa, paʻa. whole note in music, hua ʻokoʻa. whole number, helu ʻokoʻa. to bake whole, kālua paʻa.

whole milkwaiū piha.

whole notein music. hua mele ʻokoʻa.

whole numberin math. helu piha. see integer, mixed number.

whole restin music. hoʻomaha ʻokoʻa.

whole stepkanipiha (music).

whole wheathuika piha. whole wheat bread. palaoa huika piha. whole wheat flour. palaoa maka huika piha.

wholesalekūʻai nui, kūʻai kaʻokoʻa, kūkaʻa. wholesale clothing, lole kūkaʻa. wholesale buying, kūʻai kūkaʻa, kūʻai nui.

wholesale pricekumukūʻai kālepa. see retail price.

wholesomepono no ke olakino.

wholesomealso healthful, healthy, i.e. promoting physical health. hāʻehuola. see health food.

whomiā wai. by whom? na wai? for whom? na wai? no wai? (Gram. 9.11).

whoopʻō, hoʻōho, kalea; ʻea (rare).

Whoopee!Wela ka hao!

whooping coughkalea, kunu kalea.

whoresee prostitute.

whorishkūakalikea (rare). whorish heart, naʻau moekolohe.

whose₁declarative. nona, nāna (Gram. 11.3). the man whose hat was taken, ke kanaka nona ka pāpale i laweʻia.

whose₂interrogative. na wai? no wai?

why₁declarative. ke kumu, ka mea.

why₂Interrogative. aha? No ke aha? I ke aha? He mea aha? Hea? Why not? Hea? Kainō? Kainoa? Why don't you come? Kainō hoʻi e hele mai ʻolua? Why go? I aha ai ka hele ʻana? Why indeed! He aha iho la! No ke aha lā! (Gram. 7.5).

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wickʻuwiki, kaula ahi.

wickedʻino, hana ʻino. also: ʻinoʻino, ʻaiā, ʻaiāhulu, haihaiā, kūāʻino, pupuka, hewa, kīnā. to act wickedly or presumptuously, ʻaʻa hewa, ʻā hewa.

wickerʻie. wicker chair, noho ʻie.

wideākea, laulā. also: pālaha, pālahalaha, pālālā kīlaha, moana, moanaana, peleleu.

wide angleaniani kaulona paʻi laulā

wide openhāmama. see open.

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

widenhoʻolaulā.

widespreadlaha, laulaha (prevalent); waiho kāhela (spread out).

widespreadhelahela₂

widespreadhelahela₂

widowwahine kāne make.

widowedkāne make.

widowerkāne wahine make.

widowhoodnohona kāne make.

widthākea, laulā. width of mesh of pandanus plaiting strips, koana.

widthalso breadth, in math. ākea, ana ākea, laulā ( abb. ll), ana laulā. see height, length. variable width, as in a computer program. laulā loli.

wieldkaʻa, hahau. to wield a war club, kaʻa lāʻau. wield power, noho mana, hoʻohana i ka mana.

wienernaʻaukake.

wifewahine. also: wahine male, pilialo, hānau kama, kahi. fig.: lei, hulilau. his wife, kāna wahine. to take as a wife, hoʻowahine. wife of a chief, haku wahine. wife other than your own, aliʻi wahine (polite term). common-law wife, wahine manuahi, wahine noho pū.

wiglauoho kuʻi, ohokuʻi. see switch.

wiggleʻoniʻoni. see squirm.

wigwamwikiwama.

wildʻāhiu, hihiu. also: hae, makanahele, hoʻomakanahele, hewahewa, ʻeʻena, ʻeno, iōʻena, hanahihi, kū kākalaioa, makapā, ʻaʻalaioa. wild pig, puaʻa ʻāhiu, puaʻa makanahele. papaya growing wild, mīkana makanahele. to let a garden grow wild, hoʻomakanahele. to act wild, as a frightened animal, līʻō.

wildgeneral term; also shy. ʻāhiu. see wildlife. naturally wild, as tiger, ʻiʻiwi, ʻaʻaliʻi, etc. lōhiu. overactive, as an unruly child. lapa. to grow wild and lush. ulu wale, uluāhewa.

wildcatpōpoki lōhiu.

wildernesswao akua, wao nahele, nahele, ulunahele.

wild-goose chasehahai loaʻa ʻole; piʻi ka lapa manu ʻole (climb a ridge without birds). see sayings, ʻalaʻala pū loa, manu.

wildlifeholoholona lōhiu. wildlife expert. loea holoholona lōhiu. Hawaiian Islands National Wildlife Refuge. ʻĀina Hoʻomalu Holoholona Lōhiu o Hawaiʻi. state wildlife official. luna hoʻomalu holoholona lōhiu, hoʻomalu holoholona lōhiu. US Fish and Wildlife Service. ʻOihana iʻa me ka Holoholona Lōhiu o ʻAmelika.

wildnesshaena. see wild.

wilehana maʻalea. see crafty and saying, uhu₁.

will₁testament. kauoha, palapala hoʻoilina, palapala kauoha. to make a will verbally, kaulanaʻōlelo. to will, hoʻīli, hoʻoili.

will₂desire. makemake, manaʻo. Thy will be done, e mālama ʻia kou makemake.

will₃verb markers. e ... ana (future); e (imperative). I will go, e hele aku ana au. see be.

willfulnaʻau hoʻokiʻekiʻe, uhu, wale. also: uaua, kūnono, hoʻohuki, koeʻā, kāʻape, hoʻolana, hanaea. see stubborn and saying, kaupoku₁.

willingmakemake, ʻoluʻolu.

willowwīlou.

WilmingtonWilemikona, Wilemitona.

wiltmae. also: kāmae, ʻōlala, laumeki, mio, miomio, luhe, loha, ʻōmali, , mamake, ʻāheahea, make wale, nikipaʻu. see wither. The flower that never wilts, ka pua mae ʻole.

winlanakila, eo, loaʻa, puka.

winsee Hawaiian entry eo.

winceʻeʻeke, ʻeke.

wind(air movement). makani (for fig. meanings and types of winds, see Haw.-Eng. entry and entries that follow it). see break wind. variable wind, makani pālua. fair wind, makani ʻoluʻolu, peawini. wind puff, ahe lau makani, ʻōnini. wind-borne, pā makani, māpu, lele, kūpani, . icy wind, hauʻoki. sound of wind, . blowing of wind, , loku. gust or draft of wind, hihio, kīkīao, kūhewa; limu (rare). wind-resisting, kūmakani. strong wind, makani ikaika, makani, pāhili. increase or rising of wind, ulu, pehuea. stormy wind, ʻena makani; puku kālina (poetical). to turn into the wind, hoʻopiʻi, kaʻaluna; kūpapaula (rare). northeast trade wind, Moaʻa, Moaʻe Kū, Moaʻe Pehu, Moaʻe Lehua, Aʻe, Aʻe Loa, Kaiāulu, Kaomi, Noe. southerly or leeward wind, Kona. usual wind of a place, makani kamaʻāina. goddess of winds, Laʻamaomao. Many wind names are associated with places, especially those chanted by the keiki hoʻopāpā (a wit, riddler, boy wonder), Kū-a-Pākaʻa, who names more than 100 winds (For. 5:93-103) or more than 200 (Nak. 53-60, 67-71), some being gentle breezes and others wintry gales. These and other names are listed below. Many names are widespread, but some are in special areas. In Honolulu 6 winds are listed, 5 in Hilo, and 2 in the Molokaʻi valley of Hālawa, the home of the boy wonder previously mentioned.

wind(to twist). wili, pōkaʻa, kaʻa, pōʻai, kōkeʻe; wind around, kōʻai; wind or set, as a clock, .

windsee Hawaiian entries pohu, kolonahe, aheahe, hoʻoholunape, ulūlu, ʻena makani.

wind instrumentpū kani. to play a wind instrument, player of a wind instrument, puhi ʻohe. cf. hoʻohiliu.

wind vanealso weather vane. kuhimakani.

windbagpalaualelo.

windbreakkūmakani, pālulu, pālulu makani. rare: paʻamua, honomakani.

windbreakera kind of jacket. kuka makani.

wind-generated electricityuila huila makani. see electricity.

windlesspohu, lūlā.

windmillwili makani, huila wai; ʻena makani (rare).

windmillhuila makani.

windowpukaaniani, puka hale, puka makani. see curtain

windowpukaaniani. see jalousie. window curtain. pale pukaaniani. window frame or molding. mōlina pukaaniani. window sill. paepae pukaaniani.

window sillpaepae pukaaniani.

windowssee stack, tile windows.

windpipealso trachea, in anatomy. paipu hanu. see epiglottis, esophagus, larynx.

windshieldpale makani, pālulu.

Windsor CastleKākela Winikoa, Kākela Winisoa.

windsurfholo papa peʻa. board for windsurfing. papa pewindsurfa.

windwardʻaoʻao Koʻolau, ʻaoʻao makani, kua, naʻe.

windwardʻaoʻao Koʻolau

windwardʻaoʻao Koʻolau

windymakani, ʻōhio, puhohō. the windy cloud, ke ao makani.

winewaina. wine-colored, ʻea ʻula. wine press, kaomi waina.

winebibberpākela inu waina.

wineglasskīʻaha inu waina.

wingʻēheu; maha (of flying fish). wing feathers, hulu ʻekekeu. wings, ʻekekeu, pekekeu, ʻeheheu. wing on stem of plant, mōlina. wing of house, pākuʻi. wing of army, mahele, lālā. to stretch or flap wings, hoʻēheu. to spread wings or tail feathers, kaʻapeha.

wing nutpihi wili ʻēheu.

wingedʻēheu.

wingspananana ʻēheu.

winkʻimo, hōʻimo, ʻamo, ʻāwihi.

winnermea lanakila, mea eo.

winneras in the consolation bracket of a sports tournament. mea puka. winner's bracket. māhele lanakila.

winningspuka, loaʻa. to take or grab, as winnings, hului.

winnowkānana, kālana. also: peʻahi, lūlū.

winterhoʻoilo (see saying, hoʻoilo); hoʻīlo, kau anu.

winterkau hoʻoilo

winterhoʻoilo. see equinox. winter solstice. ka māuikiʻikiʻi o ka hoʻoilo.

winterkau hoʻoilo

winterberrypīʻai hoʻoilo.

wintergreenpailola.

wipekāwele, holoi, hoʻokāwele; kaʻa (Kaʻū); kaʻa maloʻo; hāleu (as with toilet paper).

wipesee dust.

wiped outan exclamation used by the winner in a card game to the loser meaning "you got wiped out." palaina puna, also pāpaʻa piele.

wireuwea, uea. wire screen, uwea hakahaka. telephone wire, uwea kelepona. chicken wire, uwea maka ʻupena. telegraph wire, uwea ʻōlelo. smooth wire, uwea poepoe. barbed wire, uwea kukū.

wirenichrome wire. uea nikoroma.

wire gauzesteelwool. pulupulu uea.

wire grassmānienie aliʻi.

wirelessuwea ʻole. wireless message, ʻōlelo uwea ʻole.

WisconsinWikonekina, Wikonesina.

Wisconsinalso Wisconsinite. Wikonekina, Wikonesina.

wisdomnaʻauao. also: lae, ihupani, mahaoʻo, lawa. see saying, liʻu₃. spirit of wisdom, manaʻo akamai. torch of wisdom, lamakū o ka naʻauao. seasoned with wisdom, maliʻu.

wisenaʻauao, noʻeau, ʻike loa, mahaoʻo, ihupani. see saying, tern. wise thought, manaʻo akamai. to pretend to be wise, hoʻolae, hōʻoiʻoi.

wishno exact equivalent other than the words for desire, hope, want. best wishes, e pili mau nā pōmaikaʻi me ʻoe. dream of a cherished wish, moemoeā. best wishes for health, nā kalokalo leo ʻana no ke ola (rare).

wishboneiwi ʻō.

wispuahi iki (as smoke); ehu (as mist, spray); māʻawe iki (as hair).

wit₁sagacity. akamai, naʻauao.

wit₂see witty.

witchno exact equivalent; see kupua.

witchhese. see black widow.

witchcrafthana mana, hoʻokalakupua. see sorcery.

withme. to associate with, be with, pili. with me, me aʻu. with him, me ia. He went with , hele lāua ʻo Kū; hele ʻoia me Kū.

withdraw₁go back. emi hope, hoʻi, hoʻokaʻawale, kuemi, haʻalele.

withdraw₂to take back. unuhi. withdraw money, unuhi kālā.

withdrawto withdraw money from the bank. kīkoʻo.

withermālili. also: ʻōmino, hōmī, mōlili, ʻōlili, palakai, kaʻeʻe, mae, mamae, ʻomī, ʻomīmī, mīmī, mīmino, luhe. see wilt.

withholdʻauʻa, lauʻauʻa, kāohi, hōʻāpī, paʻa.

withini loko, maloko.

withoutnele, ʻole, kā i ka nele loa.

witnesshōʻike, hōʻike paʻa (as in court). to witness personally, ʻike maka. false witness, hōʻike hoʻopunipuni

witticismʻōlelo hōʻakaʻaka, ʻōlelo hoʻomākeʻaka.

wittyhoʻomākeʻaka, hūʻeu, laupaʻapaʻani, hoʻokāʻau.

wittyfunny. hoʻomakeʻaka.

wizardkahuna hoʻokalakupua.

wo

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wobblekaiueue

wobblykūlanalana. also: polokake, pāloke, pōloke, pālokeloke, kaupē.

woepōpilikia nui, kaumaha nui. also: walania, walawalania, walenia, wawalania, welenia. see grief, rain. to relate woes, ʻōhumuhumu. Woe! Auwē! Auē! Woe is me! ʻEhia ua mea aloha, ʻo wau! Auwē (Auē) hoʻi au!

woefulluʻuluʻu, kaumaha, uwē.

wolfʻīlio hae, ʻīlio hihiu hae, lupo. to wolf food, ʻai ā puaʻa.

womanwahine (for various kinds, see Haw-Eng. entry and entries that follow it). fig. references, see canoe, gourd; also see old woman, women. chiefly woman, aliʻi wahine, haku wahine. woman easily taken, wahine pānoa. to behave as a woman, hoʻowahine. unattractive woman, wahine lauʻauʻa, lemukū.

womanlinesswahine.

wombpūʻao, ʻōpū, waihona keiki, pupuʻu, aʻa. orifice of womb, lapa. fallen womb, pūʻao pelu.

womenwāhine. the women, nā wāhine, ka poʻe wāhine.

womenhatred of women; misogyny. hoʻokae wahine. see misandry, misanthropy.

women's rightsnā pono o nā wāhine.

wonderkāhāhā, pāhaʻohaʻo, āiwaiwa, haʻohaʻo. also: makahehi, nūnē. to arouse wonder, hoʻohaʻohaʻo, hoʻopāhaʻohaʻo. to look, as in wonder, maka leha. a wonder, he mea ʻē.

wonderfulkupaianaha, kupanaha, kamahaʻo, kamahoi, mea ʻē, āiwaiwa, makahehi. to be or do something wonderful, hoʻokamahaʻo.

wondrouskamahaʻo, oki, oki pau.

won'tʻaʻole e. I won't go, ʻaʻole loa au e hele.

woohoʻoipo, hoʻoipoipo, hoʻonipo, hoʻopilipili.

woodlāʻau.

woodlāʻau. see entries below and peg. wood paneling. papa pānela lāʻau.

wood borerhuhu-pao-lāʻau (of a slanderer, defamer).

wood peeweea kind of bird. manu pīuīlāʻau.

wood rosepilikai.

wood roseloke lāʻau.

wood shavingshānā.

wood thrushmanu keluka ululāʻau.

woodcutterkālai lāʻau.

woodedpaʻapū i ka ulu lāʻau.

woodenlāʻau, papa. wooden building, hale lāʻau.

woodpeckermanu kiko

woodpeckermanu pao lāʻau.

woodpeckermanu kiko

woodpecker finchōpuhe pao lāʻau.

woodpilepuʻu wahie, paila wahie.

woodssee forest.

woodwind instrument ʻoʻohe.

woodylāʻau.

woofmaʻawe pokopoko.

woolhulu, pili. sheep wool, hulu hipa. wool on base of tree-fern leaf stalks, pulu.

woolhulu. see blanket. glass wool. hulu aniani. steel wool. pulupulu uea.

wool carderkoe.

woolenhuluhulu.

woolly mammothʻelepani pūhuluhulu.

WorcestershireWolekeka, Woreseta.

wordʻōlelo, hua ʻōlelo, hua, lokou. word-of-mouth, haʻi waha. word play, hoʻopilipili ʻōlelo. words of a song, hua mele. i give my word, ke hoʻopaʻa nei au i kaʻu ʻōlelo. life is in the word, death is in the word, i ka ʻōlelo nō ke ola, i ka ʻōlelo nō ka make (saying).

wordhuaʻōlelo. word skill. mākau huaʻ ōlelo.

word listpapa ʻōlelo

word listpapa ʻōlelo

word processoras a computer program. polokalamu kikokiko palapala.

wordyhoʻonui ʻōlelo.

workhana, hahahana. see sayings, hoe, keha, paʻi₅, pī₂, pīkoikoi₂; see unemployed. to work carefully, akahana. tedious, prolonged work, paʻu hana. work with hands (manual), hana lima. unusual or rare work, hana hihiu. work section, mahele hana. work for a chief, kōʻele, pōʻalima. to work hard, hoʻoikaika, hōʻikaika, hana ʻoʻoleʻa, paʻaua, puʻaka. to look for work, huli hana. to work aimlessly, uselessly, hana wale. to work together, hoʻolaulima, huki like; menehune, kuahui, kāwao (rare). to put to work, hoʻohana. to work slowly, hana lohi, hoʻonone, kalanaʻe. working bit by bit, mīkole. no work is left! ʻaʻohe hana i koe! get going with the work, ʻaʻako aku i ka hana.

workhana hai hoʻokuʻu kuleana

work programpapa hana, kuhikuhi hana.

work roomlumi hana

work roomlumi hana

workbenchpapa hana.

workbookpuke hoʻomaʻamaʻa haʻawina, puke hoʻomaʻamaʻa.

workdaylā hana.

workerkanaka hana, limahana, paʻahana. fellow worker, hoa hana, hoa paʻahana, hoa luhi, hoa lawehana. feast for workers, ʻahaʻaina maka luhi.

workmanpaʻahana, lawehana.

workmanshipʻano o ka hana. good workmanship, noʻeau ka hana ʻana. poor workmanship, kāpulu ka hana ʻana.

workshopkeʻena hana, hale hana, hale paʻahana, wahi hana.

workshophālāwai hoʻonaʻauao.

worldao, honua. beginning of the world, kumu honua. World's fair, hōʻikeʻike honua nui.

world geographyhōʻike honua

world geographyhōʻike honua

world historymoʻolelo o ke ao

world historymoʻolelo o ke ao

world warkaua honua. World War II, Kaua Honua ʻElua.

World Wide Webalso WWW, as on the internet. pūnaewele puni honua.

worldlypuni i kō ke ao nei, pili kino.

wormkoʻe, ilo. see army worm, bristle worm, cutworm, maggot, measuring worm, pinworm. annelid worm, muiona. small worm in sand, moeone. worm offal, popopo. worm-eaten, huhuhu. a worm shell, poʻapoʻai.

wormsee Hawaiian entries under koʻe. polychaete worm, a kind of worm found underneath stream rocks. moeʻalā.

wormyiloilo, huhuhu.

worn-out₁as a garment. ʻĀpulu; pāwelu (ragged); ʻāluʻa (faded); ʻunae (as a mattress). also: ʻāleuleu, pāleuleu, ʻuʻa, koloʻuʻa, luʻa, lohelau, paneʻe, pōʻieʻie, pau ka pono.

worn-out₂as a person. māluhiluhi, pauaho, pākī, mauole, lohelau. see saying, Hilo (Eng.-Haw.).

worriedpīhoihoi, pono ʻole ka manaʻo. also: niniu, kapauʻu.

worryhoʻopīhoihoi, pīhoihoi o ka naʻau, poʻo nui, hoʻokūpouli, hoʻokaumaha, ka ʻeha ʻana o ka naʻau. marks of worry, as on the face, kahakahana kaumaha. without worry, lana ka manaʻo, lōliʻi. Don't worry, mai hoʻokaumaha.

worseʻoi aku ka ʻino. to grow worse, as sickness, hoʻolawehala.

worshiphoʻomana, haipule, pule; kākua (especially with food offerings). see heiau, church. image worship, hoʻomana kiʻi. place of worship in a private house, kuaʻaha.

worthwaiwai, waiwai ʻiʻo, waiwai kaulike, minamina.

worthlesslapuwale, waiwai ʻole, hakanele. also: hua ʻole, ʻole loa, ʻuka, ʻalaʻuka, hana₂, kole kaʻaka, pāwelu; hua āelo (fig.). see useless and sayings, ʻalaʻala, maiʻa, mat, pebble, rotten, sea cucumber, waste.

worthykūpono.

wouldno equivalent term, and no conditional mood. English conditionals may often be translated by inā (see ex., inā and (Gram. 11.1))

woundpalapū. also: poʻohū, nāpele, paopao, nahoa, aleale, pōaleale. see saying, manuā. to wound, hōʻeha, ʻeha, hoʻowalania.

wovenulana ʻia. see plait, weave.

wowhō₄

wowhō₄

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wrangleuluulu, ʻāpuni; kole ka waha (see kole). see bickering, herd (verb).

wrap₁bind. wahī. also: lauhulu, laulau, kama, kīpola, kāpola; wrap around, kīpuni; wrap wet, as laundry, pōpō pulu.

wrap₂garment. ʻaʻahu, kuka.

wrapsee text wrap.

wraparoundas a window or eyeglasses. kewe. wraparound window. pukaaniani kewe.

wrapperwahī, pālaulau, pālau, kīpola, laulau. paper wrapper, wahī pepa.

wrassecleaner wrasse, labroids phthirophegus, a kind of fish. hīnālea nāʻuke.

wrasseshīnālea (for various types, see hīnālea and entries that follow it). also: ʻaʻawa (for various types, see ʻaʻawa); poʻou, ʻōpule, ʻakilolo, pāniholoa, ʻōhua, paʻawela.

wrathinaina. see anger.

wreathlei. see lei (Haw.-Eng.), and lei (Eng.-Haw.).

wreckwāwahi (break); hoʻopahuʻa. see shipwreck.

wrenchwili, hao wili (tool). see sprain.

wrenchpipe wrench. kala paipu.

wrestlermea hākōkō.

wrestlinghākōkō. see fight. hand wrestling, uma, paʻa uma, huinalima. sitting wrestling, hākōkō noho, kulaʻi wāwae, kulakulaʻi. standing wrist wrestling, pā uma.

wretchlapuwale, kaʻaka (see mahumahu). also: kūmahumahu kole, limalima pilau, kāpī puaʻa.

wretchedkaumaha, luʻuluʻu, ʻinoʻino.

wriggleʻoniʻoni, ueue, wilinau.

wringʻuwī, ʻuī, ʻūkī, ʻūpī; hūpī (rare); wring out, kāwī, kōwī. wring the neck of a chicken, wili i ka ʻāʻī o ka moa.

wringʻuī₂

wringʻuī₂

wringermea ʻuwī.

wrinkleminomino. also: ʻānuhenuhe, hoʻoʻiʻika; wrinkle the nose, hōʻekekeʻi, puʻeʻeke, ihu ʻeʻeke; wrinkle the eyelids, mīoioi.

wrinkledminomino. also: ʻaluʻalu, ʻāluʻa, pīʻalu, hāluʻa, luʻa, ʻānuhenuhe, mino, mimino, pakalua, ʻōmino, ʻopi, ʻaua, ʻuka, ʻaʻaka, ʻōpukupuku, pukupuku, pakapaka, ʻōpakapaka, pākāeaea, lulumi, pākā, kolepeiaʻalu.

wrinkled frogpoloka mimino.

wrinklesʻuka.

wristpūlima. wrist joints, puʻulima.

wrist bonesee carpal bone.

wrist bracekāliki pūlima.

wrist watchuwaki pūlima.

wristbonekuʻekuʻe.

writpalapala, palapala kiʻi. see habeas corpus. writ of error, palapala kuhikuhi hewa, palapala haʻi a kuhikuhi hewa, palapala haʻi hewa.

writekākau, kākau lima, palapala, kauhua.

writeto write, as a computer program. haku. see speed write, writing.

write protectto write protect, as a computer file or disk. hoʻopale kākau. write protected. hoʻopale kākau ʻia.

writermea kākau, haku ʻōlelo. writer of stories, kākau moʻolelo. writer about chiefs, kākau aliʻi.

writhekaʻanini, laumilo, kaʻawili, napanapa, wili, wilinau, kūlapa, kūpaka; wilimoʻo (as a reptile).

writingpalapala, kākau. writing desk, papa palapala.

writingcreative writing. kākau makakū. extemporaneous writing; also to freewrite, as writing about anything one chooses. kākau ulu wale.

writing paperkānana₂

writtenkākau lima (by hand). written message, ʻelele waha ʻole.

writtenpalapala. written literature. moʻokalaleo palapala. written report. hōʻike palapala.

wronghewa, pono ʻole, paʻewa, ʻolalau. to do wrong, hana hewa. to be in the wrong, kū i ka hewa. to go wrong, hele hewa. to cause one to do wrong, hoʻohewa. to abet in doing wrong, kōkua hewa.

wroughthana ʻia. What hath God wrought (Nah. 23:23) , kupaianaha ka hana ʻana a ke Akua.

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WWWworld wide web, as on the internet. pūnaewele puni honua.

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WyomingWaiomina.

Wyomingalso Wyomingite. Waiomina.

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