updated: 12/18/2016

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maʻAʻole au i hele mai ma ke ʻano ikaika, i hele mai au ma ka mākaʻikaʻi.I didn't come in an aggressive way, I came to sightsee.ma
 ʻAʻole au i hele mai ma ke ʻano ikaika, i hele mai au ma ka mākaʻikaʻi.I didn't come in an aggressive way, I came to sightsee.ma
 E noho ana ma Ulukou i Waikīkī.Living at Ulukou place in Waikīkī.ma
 Kona make ʻana ma o Kawelo ala.His death at the hands of Kawelo there.ma
 Ma o wai ʻoukou i pili ai?Through whom are you related?ma
 Ua hele mai au ma ona ala.I came for his sake.ma
 hoʻomaha ai ma kānāwaito rest with the laws [obey them]maha₆
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waleto fade quickly, as earthly glorymā₁
 Ua ka manaʻo kaumaha.The sad thoughts have faded away.mā₁
 Hina .Hina and the others; Hina and her husband, friends.mā₂
 ke aliʻi the chief and his retinuemā₂
 mea theymā₂
  kahi ʻoā, mākahi ʻoene, mākahi hoenea mesh larger than one finger's width, but not large enough for two fingers (mālua)mākahi₂
 Mauʻaʻeʻaʻe ʻo Milu i ke kapu a Kāne.Milu and his companions broke the taboo of Kane.mauʻaʻeʻaʻe
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maʻaNo kēia maʻa o ke aliʻi.Because of this custom of the chief.maʻa₁
 Ua maʻa i ka maka launa.Used to being friendly.maka launa
 ʻalā o ka maʻaslingstoneʻalā
 mea hana maʻahabit.hana maʻa
 Maʻa ia i ke koʻo lani.He is accustomed to giving all support to the chief.koʻo lani
 Maʻa wale i ke kūhana ʻole.Just used to indolence.kūhana ʻole
 maʻa ana kawaūea kūluasling psychrometerana kawaūea
MaʻaʻaNa ka Maʻaʻa i hoʻowaianuhea ā ʻolu wale.Cooled by the Maʻaʻa wind so as to be pleasant.waianuhea
 Na ka Maʻaʻa i hoʻowaianuhea ā ʻolu wale.Cooled by the Maʻaʻa wind so as to be pleasant.hoʻowaianuhea
maʻakake pihi laka maʻakacaps lock key. also pihi lakalaka maʻaka
 makaʻala maʻakacase sensitive, as in a computer programmaʻaka
 Ua paʻa ke pihi laka maʻaka.The caps lock key is stuck.pihi laka maʻaka
maʻakūUa maʻakū aku lāua i ka manu.They slung a stone at the bird with the sling.maʻakū
maʻalahiKa maluhia a me ka maʻalahi.Peace and contentment.maʻalahi
 ʻO ka maʻalahi o ka hale ʻaina meaʻai hikiwawe, ʻo ia hoʻi ka loaʻa koke, akā, ʻaʻole ia ka meaʻai paiola loa o ke ʻano.The convenience of fast food restaurants is that they are easy to find, however, the food there is not the most nutritious.hale ʻaina
 Ua lohe aku nei wau he hana maʻalahi ka Macintosh.I've heard that the Macintosh is user friendly.hana maʻalahi
maʻaleaNo ia mea, e maʻalea ʻoukou e like me nahesa, e noho mālie hoʻi e like me manu nūnū.Therefore be as shrewd as snakes and as innocent as doves.maʻalea
 ʻĀhaʻi akula ka hoʻokūkū Lāhainā Luna no lākou maʻalea aku i lākou hoa paio i ka ulele kikī.Lāhainā Luna really took the game due to their outwitting their opponent in the fast break.ulele kikī
 He kīloi maʻalea ke kīloi hoʻopalai.The blind pass is meant to be sneaky.kīloi hoʻopalai
maʻaliliKa i maʻalili ai ka huhū.When wrath had been appeased.maʻalili
māʻalowaiwai māʻalotransit goodsmāʻalo
 Momomi wale kuʻu ʻono i ka uhu māʻalo i kuʻu maka.My craving makes my mouth water for the parrotfish passing before my eyes.uhu₁
 ʻAʻohe māʻalo kanaka o Hoʻokū ano, kuaehu, mehameha i ka wahine.No one passes at Hoʻokū, awesome, silent, lonely because of the woman.kuaehu
māʻaloʻaloPānoanoa ka māʻaloʻalo ʻana a ka iʻa.Fish rarely passed there.pānoanoa₂
 uila au māʻaloʻaloalternating current electricityau māʻaloʻalo
maʻamaʻahiaʻaʻole i maʻamaʻahiaunfamiliarʻaʻole
maʻamaʻaleahe mau ʻōlelo maʻamaʻaleacrafty wordsmaʻamaʻalea
maʻamauhana maʻamauusual workmaʻamau
 lumi maʻamaustandard room, as in a hotel. lit., ordinary room. cf. lumi linohaumaʻamau
 ʻōlelo maʻamaucommon wordmaʻamau
 uku maʻamaucustomary feemaʻamau
 Ma mua o ka hoʻopaʻa ʻana i ka ʻōnaehana kālā, ʻo ka hailawe ʻana ka hana maʻamau a ka poʻe o Hawaiʻi nei.Before establishing the cash system, the barter system was prevalent among those living here in Hawaiʻi.hailawe
 ʻO ka mea maʻamau, komo haumāna i loko o papa heluhaʻa ma ke kau mua i ke kulanui.Students usually take lower-division courses in their first semester of college.heluhaʻa
 He ʻumikūmālua ka nui maʻamau o kēlā kinona hua.Twelve point is the standard size for that font.kiko
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maʻaneʻimaʻaneʻiherema
 E māka mai ʻoe maʻaneʻi.Make a mark here.māka
 Aia ā kīkoʻo no wāwae ma ʻō ā maʻaneʻi, ā laila naʻa.If the feet are stretched here and there, then [one is] firmly seated.naʻa
 Pehea nohoʻi inā maʻaneʻi?How would it be if [you looked] here?pehea
 ʻAkahi ʻoe ā hiki maʻaneʻi?Is this the first time you have come here? Have you ever been here before?ʻakahi₂
 Ē kuʻu aloha, maʻaneʻi mai, neʻeneʻe mai ā pili.My loved one, come here, sidle up close.ʻaneʻi₁
 Maʻaneʻi iho nei kuʻu ʻekeʻeke, eia ua ʻelemio ʻia aku nei.My purse was right here, and then it is snatched away.ʻelemio₂
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māʻauKa wao māʻau kelethe damp upland regionmāʻau
māʻaueahoʻomāʻakaʻaka māʻaueamocking laughtermāʻauea₁
maʻawemaʻawe alafaint path or track; fig., departure of the soul after deathmaʻawe₁
 Ke alanui maʻawe ʻula a Kanaloa.The red track pathway of Kanaloa [the western sky].maʻawe ʻula
 ʻŌliʻuliʻu ke ala e maʻawe nei.Indistinct the path tread here.ʻōliʻuliʻu₁
 Hilo, he puahilohilo ke ʻano, no ka mea ʻaʻole i aka loa aʻe kona nui, akā ua mōʻali maʻawe keʻokeʻo iki wale .The lunar night of Hilo, the nature of the moon is a narrow sliver, because its full size has not been made clear, but is just a small white fibrous strand.puahilohilo
 alanui maʻawe ʻula a kanaloaroad of the scarlet footprint of Kanaloa [the western sky]alanui
 Ua kīloulou ʻia maʻawe koko aliʻi lehulehu mai kēlā ā mai kēia mokupuni.The many threads of royal blood are interwoven from one island to another.kīloulou
MacintoshUa lohe aku nei wau he hana maʻalahi ka Macintosh.I've heard that the Macintosh is user friendly.hana maʻalahi
MadameA kipa hoʻi lāua i ka Hale Hōʻikeʻike Pīlali ʻo Madame Tussaud.And they also visited Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum.pīlali
maeNoke i ka ʻaka ā mae ka iwi ʻaoʻao.Kept on laughing until their ribs ached.mae
  maevariegated shell; lit., faded shellpā₃
 Kalākaua he inoa, ka pua mae ʻole i ka .A name chant for Kalākaua, the flower that wilts not in the sun.kāwelu₂
maʻeʻIke aku nei ʻoe i kēlā ʻonina? ka maʻe!Did you see that move? Wow, that was sweet!ʻonina
māealaniE ala, e hoʻokū, e māealani.Get up, stand, rise.māealani
maemaeiʻa maemaefish partially dried, much relished when cookedmaemae
maʻemaʻemaʻemaʻe loaextremely clean, immaculatemaʻemaʻe
 maʻemaʻe ʻoleuncleanmaʻemaʻe
 Maʻemaʻe wale ʻo Kauaʻi, hemolele wale i ka mālie.A perfect beauty is Kauaʻi, flawless in the calm.maʻemaʻe
 Ua hoʻopili ʻia ma ka perita maʻemaʻe o ka male.United in the clean bonds of matrimony.male₃
 Ka pelika maʻemaʻe o ka male.The pure bonds of matrimony.pelika
 Ua hoʻopili ʻia ma ka perita maʻemaʻe o ka male.United in the pure bonds of matrimony.pili₁
 Maʻemaʻe Līhau i ka lehua.Lovely Līhau dense with lehua.pō₂
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māewaI hea ʻoe i hele māewa aku nei?Where did you go wandering?māewa
 māewa laniswinging in the airmāewa
 Māewa ana ka ʻŪkiukiu o Honokoa.The gentle breeze of Honokoa flutters.ʻŪkiʻukiu₃
 Hānau ka huelo māewa, he āewa kona.Born [those of] tail-end [junior] rank, they have their lineage.āewa₂
māewaewahulu māewaewafluttering feathersmāewaewa
 Kīkaha koaʻe, lele pāuma ka hulu māewaewa.The tropic bird soars, the tousled feathers beat against the wind.pāuma₄
Magic Magic Johnson ka nui loa o hānai o ka NBA holoʻokoʻa.Magic Johnson has the most assists in the entire NBA.hānai₈
mahamākala mahatemporalis muscle, i.e. the muscle of the side of the headmaha₁
 maha puʻutwin hillsmaha₉
 No ka puana māmala maikaʻi ma ka ʻōlela Hawaiʻi, pono e maha ka leo ma hope wale o kekahi poke.For good phrasing in Hawaiian, one must pause only after a poke.puana māmala
mahaemahae luato split in twomahae₁
 Ua mahae ka pili o kēlā paʻa male.That couple has separated; lit., the association of that married couple is split.mahae₁
mahahaniE kūkākūkā kākou i mahahani o huaʻālelo i hoʻohana ʻia ma kēia mele.Let’s discuss the nuances of the words used in this song.mahahani
MahaiʻulaUa aku ʻo Mahaiʻula.Bonitos are running at Mahaiʻula [place at Keāhole quadrangle, Kona, Hawaiʻi].aku₁
mahakaanakuhi mahakastencilanakuhi
mahakeamahi ʻai mahakeashifting cultivation, in geographymahakea
mahaloMahalo ā nui.Thanks very much.mahalo₁
 Mahalo nui loa.Thanks [you] very much.mahalo₁
 ʻōlelo mahalocomplimentmahalo₁
 Ka mea i mahalo ʻia.Mr. Pākī, the esteemed Mr. Pākī.mahalo₂
 ʻO wau me ka mahalo.I am, [yours] respectfully.mahalo₂
 Mau loa koʻu mahalo nui i ka nani pūnono o Kahana.My great admiration for the gorgeous beauty of Kahana remains always.pūnono
 Mahalo ā nui.Thanks very, very much.ā₄
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mahamahaka pili mahamahaaffectionate relationshipmahamaha₃
mahamoehe kai mahamoea smooth seamahamoe₁
mahanaʻEhia ka mahana o kēia ?How warm is it today?mahana
 Ua hoʻokuene pono ihola ʻo Mahana ia iho.Mahana prepared (or situated) himself (for an activity).hoʻokuene
 Me manaʻo o ka hauʻoli e ōpūōpū ana i loko o Mahana...With the blossoming of happines in Mahana...ōpūōpū
māhanaMāhana lua kukuithe torch lights are double [said of one drunk as with kava]māhana₁
māhanahanaKa paʻi māhanahana.A slap that smarts.māhanahana₁
māhaniHahau ka wēlau , ā māhani ʻāpaʻapaʻa.The sugar-cane tops were beaten [into the banks of taro patches] smooth and compact.māhani₁
 Hahau ka wēlau , ā māhani ʻāpaʻapaʻa.The sugar-cane tops were beaten [into the banks of taro patches] smooth and compact.ʻāpaʻapaʻa₅
mahaʻoikau ʻāhua mahaʻoifantastically brazenʻāhua₁
 "Halaʻoʻa ʻoe, ē ke kāne." Ke ʻano o ia, mahaʻoi.“You are protruding, husband.” The meaning of this, impertinent.halaʻoʻa
 kau ʻāhua mahaʻoifantastically brazenkau āhua
maheaMahea ka puke?Whereabouts is the book?hea₅
 ʻO kēia lio ā ʻo kēlā lio, mahea ʻoe?This horse or that horse, which for you? (see also ʻauhea).hea₅
 Mahea ke kaʻa e ai?Where will the car be parked?kū₁
 Ē ka make, ai mahea kou kui?O death, where is thy sting?kui₂
 Mahea ʻoe i kūkulu ai i kaʻa.Where did you park your car?kūkulu₃
mahelehōʻailona mahelemeasure signature in musicmahele₁
 mahele liʻiliʻismall portion, bit, fragmentmahele₁
 mahele luato divide into two partsmahele₁
 ʻO ka hoʻohelu a me ka mahele , ua kapa ʻia lāua ʻelua, ʻo palena o ka hakina.The numerator and denominator together, are called the terms of the fraction.palena₁
  mahele koa kaʻaartillery divisionspū kaʻa
 Ua ulu aʻe ia mamuli o ka mahele lua o ke koʻikoʻi.This occurred because of the division of the responsibility.ulu₂
 hōʻailona mahelemeasure signature in music-ʻailona
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māhelemāhele ʻaha hoʻokolokolojudicial branch, of a governmentʻaha hoʻokolokolo
 māhele ʻahaʻōlelolegislative branch, of a governmentʻahaʻōlelo
 māhele ʻaha hoʻokolokolojudicial branch (of a government)hoʻokolokolo
 māhele lanakilawinner's bracket, as in a sports tournamentlanakila₁
 māhele haʻawina HawaiʻiHawaiian studies department, as at a university or community collegehaʻawina Hawaiʻi
 māhele hāʻuleconsolation bracket, as in a sports tournamenthāʻule
 Hoʻokumu ʻia ka hoʻokuʻia ma waena o māhele nui ʻekolu o ke aupuni pekelala o ʻAmelika i mea e makaʻala ai i ka hoʻokō ʻia o ka mana o kēlā me kēia māhele.The system of checks and balances between the three divisions of the federal government of the United States was set up so that the exercise of power among each division could be checked.hoʻokuʻia
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Mahelonama ka noi a Mr Mahelonaon motion of Mr. Mahelonanoi
maheuE maheu aʻe ana i kēia puʻu e kanu ʻuala.Preparing the soil in this hill for planting sweet potatoes.maheu₂
mahimoa mahifighting cockmahi₂
 Koleke mahi ʻaiCollege of agriculturemahi ʻai₁
 ʻoihana mahi ʻaiagricultural industry, farmingmahi ʻai₁
 ʻoihana mahi ʻaiagricultural industryʻoihana₁
 Pūpū wahi kūʻōʻō ka mahi ʻai o uka; ola ia kini he mahi ʻai na ka ʻōiwi.The upland farmer gathers the small injured sweet potatoes; the multitudes find life, when the farmer farms for himself. [though the potatoes may be small, the independent farmer supplies his kin] ʻōiwi₃
 Pūpū wahi kūʻōʻō ka mahi ʻai o uka; ola ia kini he mahi ʻai na ka ʻōiwi.The upland farmer gathers the small injured sweet potatoes; the multitudes find life, when the farmer farms for himself. [though the potatoes may be small, the independent farmer supplies his kin] ʻōiwi₃
 Penei ke ʻano o ka mahi ʻai ʻana o ka palawai.This is how the bottom lands were cultivated.palawai₂
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mahiʻaiKoleke mahiʻaiCollege of agriculturekoleke
māhiehieʻO makalapua ulu māhiehie.Profuse bloom growing as a delight.makalapua
mahikiMahiki ana i mea ʻino.Treating the deep troubles.mahiki₂
 Mahiki ka i ka ʻilikai.The sun came forth on the horizon.mahiki₅
 ʻoki i ka mahikito mow the lawnmahiki
 ʻoki i ka mahikito mow the lawnʻoki
 Haʻa ke akua i ka laʻi o Mahiki, pāhoehoe i luna a ka Puʻulenathe goddess does a bent-knee dance in the calm of Mahiki, paddling above the Puʻulena breeze.pāhoehoe₃
 Lohelohe peleʻunu Mahiki i ka ua.Mahiki is beaten down and made musty by the rain.lohelohe₃
mahiliMahili hoʻi kāna moʻolelo.How his story meanders.mahili₁
mahinamahina melihoneymoonmahina₁
 E mokupawa ai ka ua mahina ʻai.The farming rains are intermittent.mokupawa
 Ka mua kau kēia o ka mahina ʻai.This is the first offering of the plantation.mua kau
 Hoʻokūkū hoʻonānā, nānā maka i ka mahina.Stand about, look, let your eyes see the moon.nānā₁
 ʻO ka kōnane a ka mahina.The bright touch of the moon.pā₄
 Pali ke kua, mahina ke alo.The back is a cliff, the front a moon. [said of handsome persons]pali
  o ka mahinadays [lit., nights] of the monthpō₁
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māhinaʻO ka ʻōlelo hoʻopaʻi nōna, he ʻeono māhina ma ka hoʻomalu.His sentence was six months probation.wā hoʻomalu
MāhinahinaʻAe mai ʻo Māhinahina i ia nei ʻōlelo.Māhinahina agreed to his word.kā ia
mahioleʻoki mahiolea haircut with crest of hair left down the middle of the headmahiole
 Kākua pūʻali, hume malo, uhi ʻahuʻula, kōkī mahiole.Tighten the belt, don the malo, drape the feather cloak, put on the feather helmet.pūʻali₂
 ka mahiole ʻie i haku ʻia i ka hulu o ʻiʻiwiplaited helmet made with ʻiʻiwi feathershaku₂
 mahiole ʻieplaited feather helmetʻie₃
 ka mahiole ʻie i haku ʻia i ka hulu o ʻiʻiwiplaited helmet made of ʻiʻiwi feathersʻiʻiwi₁
 Kākua pūʻali, hume malo, uhi ʻahuʻula, kōkī mahiole.Tighten the belt, don the malo, drape the feather cloak, put on the feather helmet.kōkī₂
māhoa waʻa e māhoa aku ana.Canoes traveling together.māhoa
māhoehelu māhoedouble number, i.e. the same number used twice, in mathmāhoe
maholaMahola aʻela ka ʻōpū o ka ʻupena.The bag of the net opened out.mahola₁
 Mahola aʻela ka ʻōpū o ka ʻupena.The bag of the net opened out.ʻōpū₁
 heʻe maholaoctopus given for sickness caused by sorcery, as octopus (heʻe) would cause the sickness to flee (heʻe) or spread out (mahola)heʻe₁
 Ua mahola ka waihona ʻopihia.The compressed file has been expanded.mahola
 waihona maholaexpanded filemahola
 waihona maholaexpanded filewaihona
 mahola ʻāpuʻu ʻili like ʻAlapaki.Albers conic equal area projection.mahola₂
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maholahuneUa maholahune ke kinoea i loko o ke ea, a ʻaʻohe pilikia i kēia manawa.The gas has diffused into the air, and now there's no danger.maholahune
maholeUli mahole ka ʻili.The skin is bruised black-and-blue.uli₁
mahopeKe ʻau mahope a ka maka.The haft after the blade.maka₃
 mokuhia mahopeto run aftermokuhia
 ʻO ke kalo ka mua, ā mahope ka muʻu, ā mahope loa ka ʻae.First the kalo, then the muʻu, and finally the ʻae.muʻu₁
 ʻO ke kalo ka mua, ā mahope ka muʻu, ā mahope loa ka ʻae.First the kalo, then the muʻu, and finally the ʻae.muʻu₁
 ʻO ka huli maikaʻi, ʻoia ka wauke i pau i ke kua ʻia mamua, ā ʻo ka wauke i ulu aʻe mahope he ʻae ia, ā he ohi; ua ulu aʻe ka wauke hou ma ke aʻa a ma ka weli o ka wauke kahiko.The best planting slips were from the mulberry which had been cut back before; the mulberry that grew back afterward were the ʻae and the ohi shoots; the mulberry grew again from the roots and the main root of the old mulberry.ohi₃
  mahopefuturewā₁
 Nāna i waele ke ala, mahope aku mākou.He opened up the path, we followed [respect the older sibling].waele
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māhulola māhu hana alanuisteam roller for streetsmāhu₁
 kokoleka me ka waiū māhuchocolate with steamed milkkokoleka
 kokoleka me ka waiū māhuchocolate with steamed milkmāhu
 kokoleka me ka waiū māhuchocolate with steamed milkwaiū
 Ma ko ʻAnakē mākaʻikaʻi ʻana ma ka Pāka Aupuni ʻo Kīlauea, ua nui māwae māhu āna i ʻike ai.When Aunty went sight-seeing at Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park, there were many steam vents that she saw.māwae māhu
 ʻO ka manawa maikaʻi e ulana ʻia ai ka lauhala, aia i ke kakahiaka, a i ʻole i ke ahiahi, a i ʻole i ka me ke kukui ʻaila māhu.The good time for the lauhala to be woven was in the morning, or the evening, or at night, with a kerosene lantern.kukui ʻaila māhu
māhūpapa pae māhūhermaphrodite (legendary)papa₁₅
māhuahelu māhua likecommon multiplehelu māhua
 helu māhua like haʻahaʻa loaleast common multiplehelu māhua
 helu māhua likecommon multiplelike
māhuahuae māhuahua ai ka haihaiāto increase unto more ungodlinesshaihaiā₁
 He ulu a māhuahua mau ka lilo pākeu o ke aupuni.The government deficit keeps growing.lilo pākeu
 waihona ʻike māhuahuaexpanded memorymāhuahua
 waihona ʻike māhuahuaexpanded memorywaihona ʻike
 mahina kewe māhuahuawaxing crescent moonkewe
 ʻO Hoaka kekahi o mahina kewe māhuahua.Hoaka is one of the waxing crescent moons.kewe
 He mau mahina māhuahua ʻo Mohalu, Hua, Akua, a me Hoku.Mohalu, Hua, Akua, and Hoku are nights that the moon waxes.māhuahua
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māhuaolalepili māhuaolafood label, as for giving product information on a package of foodlepili
 lepili māhuaolafood label, as for giving product information on a package of foodmāhuaola
 māhuaola māikimicronutrientmāhuaola
 māhuaola mānuimacronutrientmāhuaola
 ʻoulu māhuaolanutrient culturemāhuaola
 ʻO ka māhuaola mānui, he kumumea kemikala ia i pono e loaʻa nui i ka lāʻau no ka ulu maikaʻi ʻana o ka lāʻau.A macronutrient is a chemical element that plants need in large amounts for the good growth of plants.mānui
 ʻoulu māhuaolanutrient cultureʻoulu
māhueaʻO kēia kahi ikaika loa a ka māhuea pele i puka nui ai.This is where the steam from the volcano rose with such force.māhuea
mahuʻiʻike mahuʻito catch a glimpse, have an inkling or hunchmahuʻi
 lohe mahuʻito hear a hint or rumor without much detail; to have heard rarely. [see ex., ulua₁]mahuʻi
 ʻAʻole wau i mahuʻi mua, e lilo ana ʻoe i ulua naʻu.I never thought before that youʻd be my sweetheart.ulua₁
māhuʻimāhuʻi laniroyal imitation, said of the right hand in dancing, as this hand always made movements firstmāhuʻi
mahukakoa mahukadeserter soldiermahuka
 E hoʻopaʻa ana ka luna hoʻokolokolo i ka pēla he ʻumi kaukani kālā no ka hopohopo e mahuka ka mea i hoʻāhewa ʻia i kahi ʻāina ʻē.Bail has been set by the judge at ten thousand dollars for fear the accused may flee the country.pēla₃
māhunaMāhuna ka ʻili, nakaka pūehuehu ʻinoʻino loa ke nānā aku.The skin is flaked, cracked and peeling, unpleasant to look at.pūehuehu
 ua māhuna i ka ʻawa, ua ʻākaʻakaʻascaly with kava, peelingʻākaʻakaʻa
māhunehunePakele māhunehune mai ka make mai.Barely escaping from death.māhunehune
maiʻAʻole au i hele mai ma ke ʻano ikaika, i hele mai au ma ka mākaʻikaʻi.I didn't come in an aggressive way, I came to sightsee.ma
 ʻAʻole au i hele mai ma ke ʻano ikaika, i hele mai au ma ka mākaʻikaʻi.I didn't come in an aggressive way, I came to sightsee.ma
 Ua hele mai au ma ona ala.I came for his sake.ma
 Hoʻomaha ʻia mai au i kuʻu hāʻawe.I am relieved of my burden.maha₆
 Pakele māhunehune mai ka make mai.Barely escaping from death.māhunehune
 Pakele māhunehune mai ka make mai.Barely escaping from death.māhunehune
 Hāʻawi mai.Give me.mai₁
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maʻimaʻi makefatal or terminal disease or sicknessmaʻi₁
 maʻi na lokoinside sickness [caused by family troubles]maʻi₁
 maʻi na waho maisickness from outside [caused by sorcery]maʻi₁
 Mele maʻisong in honor of genitals, as of a chief, as composed on his or her birth, rarely if ever composed for adults; usually gay and fast. see ēhā.maʻi₂
 Māʻinoʻino ka helehelena i ka maʻi lēpela.The face is disfigured by leprosy.māʻinoʻino
 hoʻomalu maʻiquarantinemalu₁
 Pehea ka maʻi? Ua komo kahi māna ʻai.How is the patient? He has taken a little nourishment.māna₁
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maʻiʻmaʻiʻ kōpaʻadiabeteskōpaʻa
maiʻaHoʻohui ʻāina pala ka maiʻa.Annexation is ripe bananas. [no good for us].maiʻa
 Pala ka maiʻa.The banana is ripe (Nothing is gained.) [a rude expression].maiʻa
 he maiʻa, he ʻolohaka o lokoa banana tree, hollow inside [said of one lacking strength]ʻolohaka
 hoʻopala maiʻato ripen bananas [as by burying in a pit]pala₁
 poʻo maiʻaupper part of a banana stalkpoʻo₁
 he waʻa maiʻaa canoe with straight, rounded hullpū maiʻa
 ʻiʻo maiʻastraight grain [as in wood]pū maiʻa
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maiāMa muli o ka maikaʻi loa o kēlā kanaka kūʻai kaʻa me ka waha wali, nui ka poʻe kūʻai kaʻa maiā ia mai.Because that car salesman is such a smooth talker, many people buy cars from him.waha wali
 Maikaʻi loa kēia mau mea maiā ia mai.These things from her are very good.maiā
maiauʻO ka maiau pololei kani leʻaleʻa.The land-shell neatness singing gaily.pololei₂
 Na ke kākau ʻōlelo e hoʻonohonoho pono i hana o ke keʻena me ka maiau.The secretary will keep the office organized and operating efficiently.kākau ʻōlelo
māihimāihi ʻilito peel off the skin [ fig., to strip a person of all he has.]māihi
 māihi olato escape by the skin of one's teeth; to barely escape [lit., to scrape life.]māihi
maikakuea maikabowling framekuea
 kuea maikabowling framemaika
 pine maikabowling pinmaika
maikaiMaikai anei kēia kula?Is this school really good?anei
maikaʻiE ʻai ā pau maikaʻi ka iʻa.Eat until the fish is completely finished.maikaʻi
 he maikaʻi ʻōlelogoodess in speech [with implication that actions are not good]maikaʻi
 he wahine maikaʻi loa ke nānā akua woman very good to look atmaikaʻi
 ʻAʻole maikaʻi loa ʻo kēia hale akā he malumalu.This house is not very good, still it is a shelter.malumalu
 ʻO ka mea i hoʻopiʻi ʻia e manaʻo ʻia , ʻoia he kanaka maikaʻi .The accused party shall be presumed a good man.manaʻo
 maikaʻi maolivery good indeedmaoli₁
 māʻona maikaʻito have had enough to eat, but not to have overeatenmāʻona
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māikiKiko hua he piohē māiki.Eggs hatch into microscopic larvae.māiki
 meaola māikimicroorganismmāiki
 ʻumekaumaha māikimicro-gravitymāiki
 māhuaola māikimicronutrientmāhuaola
 meaola māikimicroorganismmeaola
 ʻumekaumaha māikimicrogravityʻumekaumaha
Maikonesia Mokuʻāina Hoʻohui ʻia o MaikonesiaFederated States of MicronesiaMaikonesia
  Mokuʻāina Hoʻohui ʻia o MaikonesiaFederated States of Micronesia.mokuʻāina
mailaHele maila ke aliʻi.The chief then came.maila
 Ke hoʻomākahakaha maila ka ua.There are signs that the rain is clearing.mākahakaha
 Emi maila ʻo Kamalama, ā ʻaneʻane e make i wahi koa.Kamalama fell behind and was almost killed by the warriors.make₁
 Manono hoʻi kēlā poʻe e hele maila.Those people coming there are so numerous.manono₂
 Mau maila Keaka kāhea me ka peʻahi.Keaka continued to call and wave.mau₁
 Ke moʻala maila ka ʻono o ka ʻai.The savor of food has been renewed.moʻala₂
 Mōkio pololei maila i Kauaʻi.To go straight to Kauaʻi.mōkio₂
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maileKe māpu nei ke ʻala o ka maile.The fragrance of the maile floating in the breeze.māpu
 Namauahi maile o kēia wahi.The maile vines of this place are sparse.namauahi
 Hele maila ke ʻala o ka hala, māpu maila me ke onaona o ka maile, nāwele maila me ka huʻihuʻi o ka lehua.There comes the fragrance of the pandanus, wafting thither with the soft sweetness of the maile, and with them a trace of the coolness of the lehua.nāwele
 ʻŪ ke kai o ʻEwa i ke ʻala o ka maile.The lowlands of ʻEwa exclaim over the perfume of the maile vine.ʻū₁
 Ua honia wale i ke ʻala o ka maile.To have inhaled indeed the fragrance of maile.honia
  lei maile e kākepa ana ma ka ʻāʻī ā kuʻuwelu akula ma ka ʻaoʻao.Maile leis crossing at the neck and hanging down on the side.kākepa
 Onaona ke ʻala o ka maile i ka līhau ʻia e ka ua noeSweet fragrance of the maile, kept fresh and moist by the misty rain.līhau₁
MailehunaLuhiehu ihola ka pua i Mailehuna.Beautiful the flower at Mailehuna.luhiehu₁
māʻiluʻiluHe māʻiluʻilu kona wahi uku.His wage is a mere pittance.māʻiluʻilu
mainemaine ʻeli gulagold minemaine
māinoinohana māinoino i holoholonacruelty to animalsmāinoino
māʻinoʻinoMāʻinoʻino ka helehelena i ka maʻi lēpela.The face is disfigured by leprosy.māʻinoʻino
Māinoino18007997233. ʻO ka Helu Hikiwawae Hana Māinoino Kūloko ia1-800-799-7233 is the National Domestic Violence Hotline number.māʻinoʻino
maʻiʻohoʻomaʻamaʻa ʻike maʻiʻocontent-area exercisemaʻiʻo
 ʻike maʻiʻocontent knowledgemaʻiʻo
MaiotaKa mokupuni ʻo MaiotaMayotte IslandMaiota
māiʻuʻuʻO ʻaoʻao apau o ua wahi mokupuni pōhaku , he mania e hiki ʻole ai i māiʻuʻu o ke kanaka ke wawaʻu aku ā kau i luna.All the sides of this rocky island are slippery and men cannot claw with their fingernails to rest on top.wawaʻu
makaʻAʻole e moe kuʻu maka ā kuʻu makemake.My eyes won't sleep until my wish is accomplished. [said with determination]maka₁
 Hōʻike ā maka.To reveal in the light, as of something long hidden.maka₁
 ʻike makato see for oneselfmaka₁
 Kuʻi ka hekili i ka maka o ka ʻōpua.The thunder claps in the presence of the cloud bank.maka₁
 maka pōniuniu pōlolieyes faint with hungermaka₁
 Mohala maka.The eyes are open [a frank countenance].maka₁
 nānā makato look, but not helpmaka₁
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mākaE māka mai ʻoe maʻaneʻi.Make a mark here.māka
 hoʻokīkī mākatarget shootingmāka
 kīkī mākatarget shootingkīkī₁
 lima lena mākasighter armlena māka
 ʻohi i ka māka manamana limato collect fingerprintsmāka manamana lima
 ʻohi i ka meheu manamana lima (māka manamana lima, kiʻi manamana lima)to collect fingerprintsʻohi
makaʻāMakaʻā hōlapu kāheka.The makaʻā roils the pool [of a mischievous child].makaʻā₁
 Makaʻā hōlapu kāheka.The makaʻā (fish) roils the pool [of a mischievous child].hōlapu₁
makaʻahapepa makaʻaha kumu hoʻohui pāʻumibase-ten grid paperkumu₁
 pepa makaʻaha kumu hoʻohui pāʻumibase-ten grid paperhoʻohui
 Ua piha kūʻono o ka pakuhi makaʻaha.The cells of the spreadsheet are full.kūʻono₃
 pepa makaʻahagraph papermakaʻaha
 pepa makaʻaha kumu hoʻohui pāʻumibase-ten grid papermakaʻaha
 polokalamu pakuhi makaʻahaspread-sheet programpakuhi makaʻaha
 pepa makaʻaha kumu hoʻohui pāʻumibase-ten grid paperpāʻumi
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makaʻāinanaA kāhiko nohoʻi makaʻāinana i ʻole e ʻōlepolepo maka o ke aliʻi ke nānā mai.The commoners were dressed up so as not to offend the eyes of the chiefs who might look upon them.ʻōlepolepo
 makaʻāinana ʻāpanaconstituent, i.e. a voter in a district who is represented by an elected official.ʻāpana₁
 aupuni makaʻāinanacommonwealthaupuni
 Ē ka , ē ka makaʻāinana, aloha ʻoukou.O commoners, O citizenry, farewell to you.hū₆
  hulu makaʻāinana o aliʻi.The most precious of the chiefs' citizenry.hulu₂
 makaʻāinana kaumokuʻāina pāluadual citizenkaumokuʻāina
 makaʻāinana kaumokuʻāina pāluadual citizenkupa
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makaʻalaE makaʻala mai i ka hana!Tend to the job!makaʻala
 Makaʻala ʻoia i ka ʻaʻahu o kāna kāne.She tends carefully to her husband's clothes.makaʻala
 E makaʻala i alanui holokahi o ke kaona ke kalaiwa ʻoe ma ia wahi.Be careful of the one-way streets in town when driving through there.holokahi
 Hoʻokumu ʻia ka hoʻokuʻia ma waena o māhele nui ʻekolu o ke aupuni pekelala o ʻAmelika i mea e makaʻala ai i ka hoʻokō ʻia o ka mana o kēlā me kēia māhele.The system of checks and balances between the three divisions of the federal government of the United States was set up so that the exercise of power among each division could be checked.hoʻokuʻia
 E makaʻala mau i ke kanaka hemo e kīloi ai i ke kinipōpō.Always keep an eye out for the open man to pass the ball to.kīloi
 kūkala makaʻala makani pāhilihurricane watchkūʻkala makaʻala
 kūkala makaʻala wai hālanaflood watchkūʻkala makaʻala
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makaanianimakaaniani ʻūmiʻispectacles held on the nose with clips, and without supporting handles on the ears; pince-nezmakaaniani
 makaaniani ʻūmiʻispectacles held on the nose with clips, and without supporting handles on the ears; pince-nezʻūmiʻi₁
 wahī makaanianiglasses casewahī
 E hōʻāʻā ana i makaaniani.Looking in confusion for the spectacles.ʻāʻā₃
 Pono ʻiʻo i ka makaaniani ʻili poʻopoʻo.Good enough for the one with concave glasses [sarcastic].ʻili poʻopoʻo
 E hōʻāʻā ana i makaaniani.Looking in confusion for the spectacles.hōʻāʻā
makaʻēUa makaʻē aku au iāʻoe.I am against you.makaʻē
mākahaKaʻū mākaha.Fierce Kaʻū [a description of the Kaʻū people, referring to their killing of several oppressive chief's].mākaha₁
 ʻO Hawaiʻi kēia i mākaha ʻia ai he palu lāʻī.The people of [the island of] Hawaiʻi are spoken of derisively as lickers of ti leaves [so called because they were said to have done this at a feast in the time of Ka-mehameha where not enough food was provided].mākaha₄
makahahiUa haka mai lākou iaʻu me ka makahahi.They stared at me with wonder.makahahi
makahehinani e makahehi ʻia aibeautiful and alluringmakahehi
 Ua holomua ʻoia, ā he ʻoihana nohoʻi ia nāna i makahehi nui.He advanced, an employment indeed in which he was much admired.makahehi
makaheleiEia ka puaʻa wāwae loloa, ua makahelei.Here is a pig with long legs [a human sacrifice] with drawn eyes [fat cheeks, fat].maka helei
 Eia ka puaʻa wāwae loloa, ua makahelei.Here is a pig with long legs [a human sacrifice] with drawn eyes [fat cheeks, fat].puaʻa wāwae loloa
mākahi kahi ʻoā, mākahi ʻoene, mākahi hoenea mesh larger than one finger's width, but not large enough for two fingers (mālua)mākahi₂
  kahi ʻoā, mākahi ʻoene, mākahi hoenea mesh larger than one finger's width, but not large enough for two fingers (mālua)mākahi₂
 mākahi a ʻoāthe width of one and a half fingersʻoā₅
 mākahi hoenea net mesh somewhat larger than the width of a fingerhoene₂
makahiaĒ Lono makahia, lele.O Lono with the restless eyes, fly.makahia
makahikiʻEhia ou makahiki?How old are you?makahiki₁
 hōʻike makahikiannual reportmakahiki₁
 hōʻike no ʻelua makahikibiennial reportmakahiki₁
 i ka makahikiin the year; yearlymakahiki₁
 kēlā ma kēia lua makahikievery two years, biennialmakahiki₁
 nui makahikimany years; old, agedmakahiki₁
 E ulu mai ka puka o ke dālā maʻō pakeneka ʻaʻole e ʻoi aku maʻō o ʻelima pakeneka o ka makahiki. [maʻō >> ma o ?? ]The interest on the money grows because of the percentage of not more than five percent yearly.ʻō₁
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makahiʻoE hele kākou i ka makahiʻo ʻana.Let's go exploring.makahiʻo
 huakaʻi makahiʻoexcursion, field tripmakahiʻo
makaimakaiat the sea, seawardma
 ulu lāʻau makaiforest by the sea; fig., a fleet at seaulu lāʻau
 makaion the seaside, toward the sea, in the direction of the seakai₁
mākaʻiUa mau kānaka mākaʻi i ka ʻāina.The aforementioned men who had spied in the country.mākaʻi₁
 mākaʻi hoʻomalu night-patrol policemalu₁
 He bila e hoʻomana ana i ke koho ʻia o luna mākaʻi.A bill authorizing the election of district sheriffs.mana₁
 pihi mākaʻipolice badgepihi₂
  hana poholalo a mākaʻi.Deceitful activities of the police.poholalo
 mākaʻi kiudetectivekiu₁
 hoʻokohukohu kūlana mākaʻi kiuimpersonation of the office of detectivekohukohu₁
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mākaia hoʻi kāu hana i ka mākaia.You've behaved treacherously.mākaia
mākaʻikaʻiʻAʻole au i hele mai ma ke ʻano ikaika, i hele mai au ma ka mākaʻikaʻi.I didn't come in an aggressive way, I came to sightsee.ma
 mākaʻikaʻi heleto stroll here and theremākaʻikaʻi
 mākaʻikaʻi ʻiavisitedmākaʻikaʻi
 poʻe mākaʻikaʻivisitors, sight-seers, tourists, spectatorsmākaʻikaʻi
 malihini mākaʻikaʻisight-seeing visitor, touristmalihini
 ʻŌkalakala koke aʻela ʻo ʻAiwohikupua e hele e mākaʻikaʻi i ka ʻaha mokomoko.ʻAiwohikupua bristled with eagerness to visit the boxing arena.ʻōkalakala₁
 Ma ko ʻAnakē mākaʻikaʻi ʻana ma ka Pāka Aupuni ʻo Kīlauea, ua nui māwae māhu āna i ʻike ai.When Aunty went sight-seeing at Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park, there were many steam vents that she saw.māwae māhu
makaililepo makailialluvial soillepo
 lepo makailialluvial soilmakaili
 Loaʻa ka lepo makaili ma kahi e kahe ai kahawai.Alluvial soil is found in areas where streams flow.makaili
makakaiEa mai ka makakai heʻe nalu.The spray of surfing rises.makakai
 Ua ʻauʻau akule ʻoia i ka wai a pau ka makakai.He bathed in fresh water so as to be rid of the spray.makakai
makakaumakakau ʻōlelolanguage awarenessmakakau
 makakau ʻōlelolanguage awarenessʻōlelo
Makakēhaunanea wainohia no Makakēhau[a] pleasant [and] agreeable [story] about Makakēhauwainohia₁
makakohohoʻokaʻina makakohoto prioritize, set prioritiesmakakoho
 Hoʻomakakoho ʻia ka moʻohelu he makakoho koʻikoʻi ma ka papa kumumanaʻo o ka hālāwai.The budget was made an important priority at the meeting.papa kumumanaʻo
makakolukiʻina makakoluthree-pronged approachkiʻina₃
 kiʻina makakoluthree-pronged approachmakakolu
makakūkākau makakūcreative writingmakakū
makakuipeni makakuifine-point penmakakui
MakakūikalaniWili aʻela ʻo Pūpūākea i kāna lāʻau, a huʻalepo akula ma wāwae o Makakūikalani.Pūpūākea twirled his club and scattered dust at the feet of Makakūikalani.huʻalepo
makalaUa makala pua i ka ua.The rain unfolded the flowers.makala₁
mākalamākala mahatemporalis muscle, i.e. the muscle of the side of the headmaha₁
 mākala nukuorbicularis oris, i.e. the muscles surrounding the mouth and lipsnuku₁
 mākala ʻōpūabdominal muscleʻōpū₁
 mākala ʻualabiceps, i.e. the muscle of the front of the upper armʻuala₄
 mākala ʻulugastrocnemius or calf muscle of the anterior of the lower legʻulu₃
 mākala ʻūpāmasseter muscle, i.e. the muscle that closes the jawʻūpā
 mākala kaʻakepa ʻūhāsartorius muscle crossing the anterior portion of the upper legkaʻakepa
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makalaeAia akula i makalae i ka paeaea.There [he's] gone on the shore pole fishing.makalae
mākalakalaMākalakala iāia nei a pau hihia i kauhale.Free him of all defilements at home.mākalakala₁
makalapuake kau o makalapuathe spring seasonmakalapua
  hiʻona ua hele wale ā makalapua.Features handsome indeed.makalapua
 Nani hoʻi lau nahele e ʻōmaka ana, e mohala ana ā e makalapua ana.Beautiful indeed are the budding plants, opening and blossoming.makalapua
 ʻO makalapua ulu māhiehie.Profuse bloom growing as a delight.makalapua
makalaunahelu makalaunacompatible numbermakalauna
makalehoHahai ana i ka makaleho.Walked in lasciviousness.makaleho
MākāleiEia mai au ʻo Mākālei, lāʻau ona mau ʻia e ka iʻa.Here am I, Mākālei, wood always attractive to fish.ona₂
makaliHe ahi makali hoʻāli na ke kupa.A glowing fire stirred by the native son.makali₃
makaliʻimakaliʻi ʻōhuatiny ʻōhua, spawn; fig., anything wee, tinymakaliʻi₁
 Ua paʻa i ka lino pāwalu i malia i ke aho makaliʻimade fast to an eight-ply line, bound on with fine-meshed stringmalia₁
 Makaliʻi puaināwele ke kai o Keoneʻōio.The sea of Keoneʻōʻio is like a fine-meshed web [one who considers himself too good for his associates].puaināwele
 waiehu makaliʻifine-cut filewaiehu
 Ua lilo ia i aliʻi no Kauaʻi ia , ā malalo mai ona kānaka o Kauaʻi, pēlā i aliʻi ai ʻo Makaliʻi.He then became chief of Kauaʻi, with the people of Kauaʻi beneath him, thus Makaliʻi became chief.aliʻi
  Makaliʻi lau ʻawaʻawa o Puna.During the Makaliʻi season, innumerable disasters in Puna.ʻawaʻawa₁
 Ua hoʻohinuhinu loa ʻo Makaliʻi i kāna wahine, ā ua nani loa.Makaliʻi bedecks his wife and [she is] very beautiful.hinuhinu₂
makaliʻiliʻihe iʻe makaliʻiliʻia tapa beater with closely spaced groovesmakaliʻiliʻi
makalikepaʻa lole makalikeuniform, as of militarymakalike
mākāluaA lilo aʻela ʻo ia i aliʻi ʻai moku ma ka mākālua o kona makua kāne Alapaʻi Nui.And he became chief of the moku in place of his father, Alapaʻi Nui.mākālua₂
 ʻO wai ke kanaka kūpono e pani ma ka mākālua o Hon. Iosepa K. Nāwahīokalaniʻōpuʻu?Who is the right person to fill the void left by Hon. Joseph K. Nāwahiokalaniʻōpuʻu?mākālua₂
makamaemea makamaeprecious object, treasuremakamae
 Kuʻu momi makamae.My precious pearl. [a beloved person]momi₁
 nani makamaeprecious, exquisitenani₁
 Ka mea ʻiʻo makamae.The truly precious thing.ʻiʻo₂
makamakakona makamakahis friendmakamaka₁
 makamaka makeunresponsive friendmake₁
 makamaka olaa live friendship; a friend who extends hospitality and appreciationola₁
 makamaka aʻafriend who is warmly hospitableaʻa₂
 Mai hoʻi mai māua i nehinei, ʻo ka ʻauʻa hoʻi o ka makamaka.We would have returned yesterday, but were detained by friends.ʻauʻa₁
 Hoʻohālau i ka hale a piha i makamaka.Fill the house full with friends.hālau₂
 E hoʻohale ʻia aku, he makamaka ola.Extend the hospitality of the house, [he is] a friend who extends appreciation.hale₁
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makameMakame Pele.Madam Pele.makame
makanakāna makanahis gift [one that he gives or receives]makana
 Makana hoʻi!What a gift! [sometimes said sarcastically, indicating that a person is ungrateful].makana
 He wahi makana kēia.This is just a little gift.wahi₂
 Ke aliʻi i makana ai, he koa a he aukana ia.The chief who gave the gift, a warrior and a strong soldier he.aukana
  pali ʻōahi o Makana.The cliffs of Makana, where fire was hurled forth.ʻōahi₁
 Ka ipo lauaʻe o Makana.The sweet beloved of Makana [reference to the famous lauaʻe ferns of Makana, Kauaʻi].lauaʻe₂
makanahelemīkana makanahelepapaya growing wildmakanahele
 nohona makanaheleliving in the forestmakanahele
 puaʻa makanahelewild pigmakanahele
makaniMaka o ka makani.Beginning or origin of the wind.maka₃
 Hāmau o makani auaneʻi.Be still or there will be anger.makani₁
 Kali i ka makani ʻōahi.Wait for the firebrand wind.makani₁
 Mai walaʻau aʻe hoʻi o makani auaneʻi.Don't talk too much or the wind will blow [gossip].makani₁
 makani nuistrong wind, galemakani₁
 makani ʻoluʻolufair windmakani₁
 Mālie ke kai me ka makani.The sea and wind are calm.mālie
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MakaoHe panalāʻau ke kūlanakauhale ʻo Makao no Pokukala, aia ma kahi kokoke i Honokaona.The city of Macao is a colony of Portugal located near Hong Kong.panalāʻau
mākaʻokaʻoMākaʻokaʻo ke ahi ʻau hau i ka pali.High on the precipice are the firebrands.mākaʻokaʻo₂
makapaʻaHe hōʻailona hoʻomāhuā ka makapaʻa.A one-eyed person is a sign of bad luck.māhuā
 He hōʻailona hoʻomāhuā ka makapaʻa.A one-eyed person is a sign of bad luck.hoʻomāhuā
makapehuOla ka makapehu iʻa ʻole.The suffering from lack of fish is over.makapehu
 Makapehu ke ao, ke hāpuku wale i ke koʻekoʻe.Swollen clouds collecting aimlessly in the chill.hāpuku₁
 ʻOhi hāpuku ka makapehu o Kaunu.The hungry ones of Kaunu grab at anything [of gossip].hāpuku₂
 kuko makapehugluttonous desirekuko
makapōʻO ka makapō wale ka mea hāpapa i ka uli.Only the blind grope in the dark night.hāpapa₂
makapuʻuMakapuʻu a ʻoia mai.Just this side of Makapuʻu.ʻoia₁
 Aloha Makapuʻu, ʻau i ke kai.Greetings to Makapuʻu [Point), reaching out into the sea.ʻau₂
makauHilikau ka makau a ka lawaiʻa.The fisherman's hook is snagged [said of disorder].makau
  i ka makau.Touched by a hook [said of a fish that has been hooked and then, having escaped, is very wary].pā₄
 makau palaoafishhook made of whale ivorypalaoa₁
 ʻā ʻaki makauhook-taking ʻā [said of petty thieves, a variant phrase]ʻā₅
 he makau ʻaina ʻolea hook that a fish will not biteʻaina ʻole
 Ua ala ka iʻa i ka makau.The fish takes the hook whole.ala₄
 Hilikau ka makau a ka lawaiʻa.The fisherman's hook is snagged. [said of disorder].hilikau
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makaʻuMakaʻu ʻoia i ke kaua.He is afraid of war.makaʻu
 Nui makou holo i ka ua mea o ka makaʻu.We ran fast because of fear.mea₆
 Pelu ka huelo a ka ʻīlio i ka makaʻu.The dog folded in his tail in fear.pelu₁
 puni i ka makaʻuovercome with fearpuni₁
 Nui makou holo i ka ua mea o ka makaʻu.We ran fast because of fear.ua mea
 makaʻu honua ihola iasudden fearhonua₃
 Ua haʻalulu au i kau mea o ka makaʻu i ka ʻino.I trembled because of fear of the storm.kau₈
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mākaumākau nohona homehome economics, as a course at schoolhome
 mākau hoʻoholo manaʻodecision-making skillhoʻoholo manaʻo
 mākau hoʻokaʻaʻikecommunication skillhoʻokaʻaʻike
 mākau hoʻolālāplanning skillhoʻolālā
 mākau hoʻomohala manaʻoproductive-thinking skillhoʻomohala manaʻo
 mākau huaʻōleloword skillhuaʻōlelo
 puke mākau noʻonoʻobuilding thinking skills bookmākau noʻonoʻo
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mākaukaumākaukau ʻoleunprepared, unskilled, unqualified, not readymākaukau₁
 ʻoihana mākaukau loaspecialityʻoihana₁
  ʻālapa e mākaukau ana no ka mokomokothe athletes skilled in boxingʻālapa
 Ua mākaukau lākou i kakaka.They were adept at shooting bows.kakaka₁
 Ua mākaukau ka ʻīnika a me ke kānana.The ink and writing paper are ready.kānana₂
 Mākaukau, , kani.Ready, aim, fire.kani₁
 Mākaukau ʻo Paʻa ma ke kūlana pale e kali ala i ka mea kūlele e holo mai.Paʻa is set in the defensive stance waiting for the offender to come at him.kūlana pale
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MakaʻūkiuPalakāhela ka ʻai o Makaʻūkiu.The food crops of Makaʻūkiu are spoiled.palakāhela₁
makāulaHoʻoniau akula ka makāula i kāna pule ʻana.The prophet continued on and on with his prayer.niau
 Hoʻoniau akula ka makāula i kāna pule ʻana.The prophet continued on and on with his prayer.hoʻoniau
makaʻūpēKa hale makaʻūpē, i ka ʻū .The sad house, touched by grief.makaʻūpē
makaʻupenaMakaʻupena e uhi ana i ka naʻaufat covering the intestinesmakaʻupena
makawaluKa iho makawalu a ka ua.The great downpour of rain.makawalu₁
 Makawalu moku.Many islands are scattered haphazardly.makawalu₁
  wailele e iho makawalu mai ana.Waterfalls pouring down in quantity.makawalu₁
MakawaoE huʻe mai ʻoe i ke koaiʻe o Makawao.Uproot the koaiʻe tree of Makawao. [a boast and challenge of the native of Makawao, Maui]huʻe
makawela pōhaku makawela o Kīlauea.The burning lava rocks of Kīlauea.makawela₁
 ʻōlelo makawelawords of hatredmakawela₁
 Hele e kanu i ka makawela.Went to plant the land cleared by burning.makawela₃
  makawelato slash and burn, a method of land cultivationmakawela
makawelawelaUa makawelawela wale mai ʻoia iaʻu.He hated me for nothing.makawelawela
makeKona make ʻana ma o Kawelo ala.His death at the hands of Kawelo there.ma
 Pakele māhunehune mai ka make mai.Barely escaping from death.māhunehune
 maʻi makefatal or terminal disease or sicknessmaʻi₁
 ʻAʻole kona he make maoli, he make na waho.His was not a natural death, [but] a death by outsiders [sorcery].make₁
 ʻAʻole kona he make maoli, he make na waho.His was not a natural death, [but] a death by outsiders [sorcery].make₁
 Emi maila ʻo Kamalama, ā ʻaneʻane e make i wahi koa.Kamalama fell behind and was almost killed by the warriors.make₁
 Hele i ka make.To pass away in death [common statement in wills].make₁
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makeʻehe makeʻe keikia great affection for childrenmakeʻe
 ka mālama makeʻe loato preserve a desired object with great caremakeʻe
 ʻAʻole hoʻi i ka hoʻokohu o ka makeʻe waiwai.Nor a pretense of covetousness.kohu₁
 ʻO kānaka Hawaiʻi, he poʻe makeʻe haku, he poʻe nēnē ʻili kapu.The Hawaiian people are people who cherish their lords, people constantly thinking of the sacred skin [of chiefs].nēnē₈
makehewaʻaʻa makehewarash, desperatemakehewa
 Makehewa ke kino uʻi, ʻo kēlā ke kāne.The youthful beauty is wasted on a man like that.makehewa
 Makehewa kāua ke hele, ke lālauahi maila ʻo uka.It would be a mistake for us to go, it's threateningly gray inland.lālauahi
makehiaʻOnipaʻa ana ka pono, ʻonipaʻa me ka makehia.Let the right stand firm, stand firm because it is wanted.makehia
mākekeHua mākekegrain of mustard seedmākeke₂
 He iʻa anei ka mākeke? ʻAʻole, he oki loa!Is there fish at the market? No, all gone.oki₁
 Pākī ka hahalalū i ka mākeke.The hahalalū [fish] were so numerous that they were sold cheaply in the market.pākī₂
 Ma ka huli kumukūʻai ʻana, huli ʻia ke kumukūʻai e pono ai kekahi huahana e kūʻai ʻia ana ma ka mākeke.In cost analysis, an appropriate price is sought for certain products to be sold at the market.huli kumukūʻai
 mākeke kaupokulanioutdoor marketkaupokulani
 mākeke maluhaleindoor marketmaluhale
makeleka ulua makelethe fat, large deep-sea ulua, a fishmakele
makeliamakelia kūloheloheraw materialkūlohelohe
 makelia kūloheloheraw materialmakelia
makemakeʻAʻole e moe kuʻu maka ā kuʻu makemake.My eyes won't sleep until my wish is accomplished. [said with determination]maka₁
 E mālama ʻia Kou makemake.May Thy will be done.makemake₁
 E puka ai ka makemake maoli o ka mea koho.Expressing the free will of the voter.maoli₁
 ʻAʻohe e moe kuʻu maka ā kuʻu makemake.My eyes shall not sleep until my desire is obtained.moe₁
 E moepoʻo aku ana au ā hiki i ke ʻana o koʻu makemake.I'll keep right on until my desire is fulfilled.moepoʻo
 Me ka nānā ʻole, pehea kāna hana, ua makemake ʻia .Regardless of the quality of her work, she's liked anyway.nānāʻole
 Nani ʻino kuʻu makemake.How much I want it [he may precede nani in these sentences.].nani₅
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makemakikamakemakika naʻaumental mathnaʻau
 pahiki makemakikamathematical probabilitypahiki
makenaNona kēia makena e uwē ʻia mai nei.This wailing that is being sobbed forth here is for him.makena₁
mākenaMākena hoʻi koʻu hilahila iāʻoe.How you humiliated me; you made me ashamed of you.mākena
 mākena wale ua moalots of chickensmākena
mākīHe aha ka mea i mākī ʻia ai kēia moena.Why was this mat rolled up?mākī
mākiaʻOnipaʻa Liliʻuokalani mākia.Stand firm was Liliʻuokalani's motto.mākia₁
 Mākia ʻia ma ka lāʻau keʻa.Nailed to the cross.mākia₂
 E hoʻāʻo ana ʻo ia e mākia i ke kūhoʻe.S/heʻs going to try to set the record.kūhoʻe
 Na wai i mākia i ke kūhoʻe o ka lele loloa i ka makahiki 1988?Who is it that set the record for the standing long jump in 1988?mākia₃
mākiʻaMākiʻa o uhaele aku kāua.We'll probably go.mākiʻa
makikimakiki moacockfightmakiki₁
makiliHe makili loa ka uka.A sun just peering forth in the uplands.makili
 Ua makili mai ka mālamalama ma ka hakahaka o ka puka.The light shows through the open space of the door.makili
 makili ka noʻonoʻoto 'see the light' after not understanding or after being in opposition to an ideanoʻonoʻo
mākilihe wahi mākili houa drop of perspirationmākili
 Mākili ʻai.To eat just a little.mākili
 Mākili liʻiliʻi ka wai.Add a little water [as in mixing poi].mākili
mākōMānoanoa mehe pali mākō.Thick as a rock cliff.mākō₁
 Ka pali mākō i hāneʻe, i hanuʻu.The rock cliff that slid, that moved in spurts.hanuʻu₁
makoaPulu aʻu lehua i ka makoa.My lehua trees are wet in the implacable [elements].makoa₂
mākoi mākoito fish with a polemākoi₁
mākoleMākole, mākole, mākole ʻakahi.So red-eyed, red-eyed [said tauntingly of Pele, referring to her fires].mākole₁
 Mākole, mākole, mākole ʻakahi.So red-eyed, red-eyed [said tauntingly of Pele, referring to her fires].mākole₁
  mākolenight with a [lunar] rainbowmākole₃
 Mākole, mākole, mākole ā kahi, hele i kai o Pīheka.Sore-eyed, sore-eyed as no one else, go to the sealand of Inflamed-eye [Kamapuaʻa taunts the goddess Pele].pīheka
 Mākole, mākole, mākole ā kahi, hele i kai o Pīheka.Sore-eyed, sore-eyed as no one else, go to the sealand of Inflamed-eye [Kamapuaʻa taunts the goddess Pele].pīheka
 manu wiliō mākolered-eyed vireomanu wiliō
mākolekoleua mākolekolea rain with rainbow colorsmākolekole
mākolukoluhe papa mākolukolua thick plankmākolukolu₁
 kuhikuhi mākolukoluextremely savorymākolukolu₂
MakonaHui Makona.Masons' Society.Makona
mākōpiʻimākōpiʻi ʻelenahupeat mossmākōpiʻi
makouNui makou holo i ka ua mea o ka makaʻu.We ran fast because of fear.mea₆
 Nui makou holo i ka ua mea o ka makaʻu.We ran fast because of fear.ua mea
mākouʻO mākou Makua i loko o ka lani.Our Father who art in heaven.makua
 Ā ua hoʻomaʻule hoʻi mākou no mākou mau hewa.And has consumed us because of our iniquities.maʻule
 Ā ua hoʻomaʻule hoʻi mākou no mākou mau hewa.And has consumed us because of our iniquities.maʻule
 ʻO mākou mua loa ia.He is our eldest.mua₁
 No ke aha ʻoukou e nolu mai ai ā puni mākou?Why have you beguiled us?nolu₂
 ʻŌkūkū ihola mākou e nānā i ka iʻa o ka loko.We stood looking at the fish in the pond.ʻōkūkū₁
 Ua nele mākou i kekahi mau mea e pau ai ke ʻōlohelohe o mākou kino.We have nothing to cover the nakedness of our bodies.ʻōlohelohe
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makuaMakua Laiana.Father Lyons [the Hawaiians' name for the Rev. Lorenzo Lyons, 1807–1886].makua
 ʻO koʻu makua aku ana kēia.This one will be the one who cares for me in the future [may be said by a parent of his child].makua
 Mālama i kou makua kāne.Honor your father.mālama₁
 mālama makuaone who cares for parentsmālama₁
 E maliu mai i ka leo o ka makua.Heed the word of the parent.maliu₁
 mana makuaparental authoritymana₁
 He hoʻokiʻekiʻe, he mauʻaʻe i ka ʻōlelo a ka makua.Proud and heedless of parental advice.mauʻaʻe
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mākuaʻO ka mēheuheu ia mai mākua mai.That was the customary way handed down from parents.mēheuheu
 he keiki nānā mākuaa son who cares for his parentsnānā₁
 ʻO ka paʻi ʻana o ʻAikanaka i mākua ma kēia paʻi ʻana a ʻAikanaka i mākua.As for Man-eater's eviction of the parents … in this eviction by Man-eater of the parents [from their land] (note possessive prepositions o and a in similar environments).paʻi₁₁
 ʻO ka paʻi ʻana o ʻAikanaka i mākua ma kēia paʻi ʻana a ʻAikanaka i mākua.As for Man-eater's eviction of the parents … in this eviction by Man-eater of the parents [from their land] (note possessive prepositions o and a in similar environments).paʻi₁₁
 Ua hoʻokuʻukuʻu loa na mākua i keiki.Parents are too lenient with children.kuʻukuʻu₁
  mākua kāne leʻaleʻa o kāua.Our uncles who have sported with us.leʻaleʻa₁
 He noʻonoʻo kekahi mau mākua i ke kaupalena hānau ma muli o kumu hoʻokele waiwai.Some parents consider family planning due to economic reasons.kaupalena hānau
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makuahineʻōlelo makuahinemother tonguemakuahine
 He mea nui ʻo Laʻa i kona makuahine.Laʻa is beloved by his mother.mea nui
 Ua nānā maka ʻoia i kona makuahine.He was indifferent to his mother.nānā maka
 Pukapai aʻela kahi luahine makuahine: kuʻu keiki, kanaka maikaʻi, ʻaʻole nohoʻi e akahele ka leʻaleʻa ʻana".The motherly old woman mildly rebuked: "My child, handsome person, why not be prudent in your amusements.".pukapai
 Hele ka makuahine, ʻalalā keiki i kauhale.When the mother goes, children bawl at home [a neglectful mother].ʻalalā₁
 ʻo ka makuahine a ʻe aothe image of the motherao₆
 makuahine hanaunaaunt, female cousin of one's father or motherhanauna
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makuahūnōaihoʻohoihoi makuahūnōaito please an in-law [of one whose first enthusiasm fades]makuahūnōai
 kona mau makuahūnōaihis parents-in-lawmakuahūnōai
mākuakuaUa mākuakua kēlā kanaka.That person is old.mākuakua₁
 ka mākuakua ʻanaagingmākuakua
mākuʻeKanaka ʻili mākuʻe o ka moana Pākīpika.Dark-skinned native of the Pacific Ocean.mākuʻe₁
 lole mākuʻepurplemākuʻe₁
 poni mākuʻedark purplemākuʻe₁
 ʻula mākuʻedark or purplish redmākuʻe₁
 Kanaka ʻili mākuʻe o ka moana Pākīpika.Dark-skinned native of the Pacific Ocean.ʻili mākuʻe
 laiki mākuʻebrown rice. also lāisi mākuʻelaiki
 palaoa mākuʻebrown bread, a laymanʻs term for any bread made with dark flourmākuʻe
mākūkoaʻeUa mākūkoaʻe ʻoia.The tropic bird phantom hangs over him [he is dying or the victim of sorcery].mākūkoaʻe
makuluMakulu ka noe i ka lehua.The mist drips upon the lehua flowers.makulu₁
 Makulu ka noe, lihalihau.Dripping fog, cool and damp.lihalihau
mākumaMākuma ke aloha.Intense lovemākuma
mālamāla ʻaitaro patch, food garden or plantationmāla
 māla kalotaro patchmāla
 māla sugar cane fieldmāla
 māla kūlinacorn fieldmāla
 Piha kēia māla i ka nāhelehele.This patch is full of weeds.nāhelehele
 Wele i luna ka māla lani a ka ua, ke pulu ʻino i ka hiō a ka makani.The heaven's rain garden is cleared above, the rotten mulch by the slanting blowing of the wind.wele₁
 He ūlialia pōmaikaʻi ka loaʻa ʻana iaʻu he pūnāwai ma koʻu hale i koʻu ʻōʻō ʻana ma ka māla.It was serendipity that I discovered a spring in my yard while I was digging in the garden.ūlialia pōmaikaʻi
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mālaaʻoNa kaʻu kumu mālaaʻo i aʻo mai iaʻu i ka heluhelu ʻana.My kindergarten teacher taught me how to read.mālaaʻo
malailaʻO ka poʻe kōkua e hana i kekahi hewa ʻofeni, ā ua noho paha malaila.The people who help in the committing of an offense, or are present there.ʻopeni
 ʻO ka poʻe kōkua e hana i kekahi hewa ʻofeni, ā ua noho paha malaila.The people who help in the committing of an offense, or are present there.paha₆
 Ua hoʻopākuʻikuʻi ʻia mai lāua noho ʻana malaila e kānaka.Their way of life there received blow after blow from the people.pākuʻikuʻi₁
 ʻAʻohe ou pikineki malaila.You have no business there.pikineki
 Na wai i ʻōlelo iāʻoe e hele malaila?Who told you to go there?wai₅
 Noho ʻoia malaila ā make.He lived there until death.ā₄
 Aia malaila ka hale.The house is there, there's the house.aia₁
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MalailuaE ʻike auaneʻi ʻoe i ka naohoʻopaʻi a Malailua, ka lāʻau e wali ai papa ʻauwae.You will soon know the tapa-beater pattern of Malailua, the club that will soften your lower jaw.naohoʻopaʻi
malakiaʻEha malakia ka ʻili i ka ʻoliʻoli.The skin is hurt, sore with joy.malakia
 ʻEha malakia ka ʻili i ka ʻoliʻoli.The skin is hurt, sore with joy.ʻoliʻoli
mālalaioaLele mai ke kanaka mālalaioa me ka hoʻowilimoʻo, me ka hōʻoni puhi ʻana o kona kino.The tall slim man leaped in with a twist and turn, his body moving like that of an eel.wilimoʻo
 ʻO ke kanaka mālalaioa, he mākaukau loa i kekahi hana noʻeau e hōʻikeʻike ʻia ai, a i ʻole, e hoʻohana maoli ʻia ai ma ka noho ʻana.An artisan is someone who is skilled at a particular trade or art to be displayed or for practical everyday use.mālalaioa
 Lele mai ke kanaka mālalaioa me ka hoʻowilimoʻo, me ka hōʻoni puhi ʻana o kona kino.The tall slim man leaped in with a twist and turn, his body moving like that of an eel.hoʻowilimoʻo₁
malaloMalalo o ka malu o kēia kūlanakauhale.Under the control of this city.malu₁
 Malalo ka huila e niniu ai, alaʻume ʻili i ka nui hao.The wheels revolve below, the fan belts pull the immensity of the metal.alaʻume
 Ua lilo ia i aliʻi no Kauaʻi ia , ā malalo mai ona kānaka o Kauaʻi, pēlā i aliʻi ai ʻo Makaliʻi.He then became chief of Kauaʻi, with the people of Kauaʻi beneath him, thus Makaliʻi became chief.aliʻi
 kuleana malalo o ke ʻano ʻalokiofreehold less than alodialʻalokio
 Kōmike e kaʻa aku malalo o ke ʻāpono ʻana .Committee subject to approval ….ʻāpono ʻana
 au malaloundertowau₂
 E noho malalo o ka lāʻau maka, iho mai ka huhui, māʻona ka ʻōpū.Sit under a green tree, the cluster falls, stomach is filled [serve a worthy person and you will be rewarded].huhui₁
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malamaMalama ulu mai ka ʻanoʻano.Perhaps the seeds will grow.malama₂
 e ka , ka malama,without [light] the sun, the moonnē₂
 Kau ke poʻo i ka uluna, ʻo Welehu ka malama.Rest the head on the pillow, Welehu is the month. [a stormy month and little could be done except stay at home and sleep; said of one who may rest since his work is done]uluna₁
 E pua ana ka ʻōhiʻa ʻai a hōʻumeke i ka malama o Hinaiaʻeleʻele.The mountain apple blooms and fruits form in the month of Hinaiaʻeleʻele.ʻumeke
 Kau ke poʻo i ka uluna, ʻo Welehu ka malama.Rest the head on the pillow, Welehu is the month. [a stormy month and little could be done except stay at home and sleep; said of one who may rest since his work is done]Welehu₂
 ʻOia ka malama a ka poʻe mahi ʻai e āhē ai i ka ulu maikaʻi a mea kanu.This is the month the farmers exclaim about the fine growth of the crops.āhē
  ʻia ka malama ʻeʻelekoa.Weathered the stormy month [to have endured hardships].ʻeʻelekoa
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mālamaHe lāhui kanaka maka koa, ʻaʻole e mālama mai i ka ʻelemakule.A nation of fierce countenance, which shall not care for the old.maka koa
 ka mālama makeʻe loato preserve a desired object with great caremakeʻe
 E mālama ʻia Kou makemake.May Thy will be done.makemake₁
 Ē kuʻu Akua, e mālama au iāʻoe ma ka noʻonoʻo.O my God, let me serve you in thought.mālama₁
 Ka mālama ʻole i haʻi ola.Negligence of the lives of others.mālama₁
 kālā mālamasavings, as money saved on a sale item; value.mālama₁
 mālama ʻanacustodymālama₁
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mālamalamaUa makili mai ka mālamalama ma ka hakahaka o ka puka.The light shows through the open space of the door.makili
 Ka mālamalama o ka ʻākau.Northern lights.mālamalama₁
 Pupuhi kukui i ka lani, mālamalama ka honua.Blow out the lights in the heavens, the earth is lighted.pupuhi
 Hōʻike aʻe ʻoe i kou nani, ka mālamalama ʻoi kelakela.Reveal your glory, the light penetrating farthest.kelakela
 mālamalama aukahicoherent light, i.e. light in which all the waves vibrate in a single plane with the crests and troughs all aligned.aukahi₃
 Hoʻokūpī ʻia ka mālamalama ma ke aniani.The light is reflected in the mirror.hoʻokūpī
 Ke kūpī nei ka mālamalama mai ke aniani mai.Light is reflecting off the mirror.kūpī₃
mālānaiHe ua mālānai wale iho kēia.This is just a light rain.mālānai₁
 ua hui mālānaiserene associationsmālānai₁
mālaniHe ʻike mālani kona i ka hula.He has a superficial knowledge of the hula.mālani
malariamalaria manuavian malariamalaria
MalataKa mokupuni ʻo MalataMalta IslandMalata
malauUa huli ka malau.The bait carrier is overturned [the project is completed].malau₁
maleUa mahae ka pili o kēlā paʻa male.That couple has separated; lit., the association of that married couple is split.mahae₁
 Hele mai ʻoe i māua male ʻana.Come to our wedding.male₃
 kanaka i male ʻolebachelormale₃
 kāne male hougroommale₃
 male lehulehupolygamy, polyandry, bigamymale₃
 male malūmarry secretly, elopemale₃
 male ʻoleunmarried, singlemale₃
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MalekaKa wai lohi o Maleka.The sparkling water of America [alcoholic drink].Maleka₁
 Ka wai lohi o Maleka.The sparkling water of America [alcoholic drink].lohi₂
 Ua noho ʻo Maleka ā lōliʻi.America is well prepared.lōliʻi
malelekanu maleleto plant in various placesmalele₁
 leo malelefar-reaching voicemalele₁
 malele hoʻoliliuweloadaptive radiationhoʻoliliuwelo
 malele hoʻoliliuweloadaptive radiation, in biologymalele₂
MalelewaʻaE pua ana ka makani i hala o Malelewaʻa.The wind blows upon the pandanus of Malelewaʻa.Malelewaʻa
maliUa puni au i kāu mali leo ʻana mai.I believed your flattering words.mali₁
maliaUa paʻa i ka lino pāwalu i malia i ke aho makaliʻimade fast to an eight-ply line, bound on with fine-meshed stringmalia₁
 Malia o hāʻule aku.Apt to fall.malia₂
 Malia o hele au.Maybe I'll go.malia₂
 Malia paha o lohe aku.Perhaps [they] will hear.malia₂
 Malia i hoʻokina ai kuʻu kāne iaʻu i ka inu ʻawa.Perhaps my husband urged me to drink kava.-kina
 Malia i hoʻokina ai kuʻu kāne iaʻu i ka inu ʻawa.Perhaps my husband urged me to drink kava.hoʻokina₂
māliaMālia paha he iki pua mauʻu, he kihe ka pukaihu.Maybe it's a small blade of grass, but it tickles the nostrils enough to cause sneezing.pua mauʻu
 Aloha ʻoe, ē Mālia, piha ʻoe i ka maikaʻi.Hail, Mary, full of grace.piha ʻoe i ka maikaʻi
mālieNo ia mea, e maʻalea ʻoukou e like me nahesa, e noho mālie hoʻi e like me manu nūnū.Therefore be as shrewd as snakes and as innocent as doves.maʻalea
 Maʻemaʻe wale ʻo Kauaʻi, hemolele wale i ka mālie.A perfect beauty is Kauaʻi, flawless in the calm.maʻemaʻe
 ʻai mālieto eat slowlymālie
 hele mālieto go slowly, amblemālie
 Lana mālie ka manaʻo.To think quietly.mālie
 Mālie ke kai me ka makani.The sea and wind are calm.mālie
 Noho mālie.Keep still, sit still, be quiet.mālie
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MalignaggiI ka nīnauele ʻia o Malignaggi, nemanema ʻo ia i luna loiloi i ke kaulike ʻole, a kapa akula hoʻi i ka haʻuki mokomoko i ka pulukeke.When Malignaggi was interviewed, he belittled the judges as unfair, and called boxing "bullshit".pulukeke
malihiniakua malihiniforeign or non-native god [an appelation for Pele since she came from Kahiki]malihini
 He mea malihini kēia i kuʻu maka.I've never seen that before; I've seen this rarely.malihini
 Ka hele malihini ʻana mai kēia ao aku ā hiki i kēlā ao.The first trip from this world to the other world [translation of "Pilgrim's Progress"].malihini
 kaʻu malihinimy guest. [cf. koʻu kamaʻāina]malihini
 lāʻau malihininon-native or introduced plantmalihini
 malihini mākaʻikaʻisight-seeing visitor, touristmalihini
 noho malihinito sojournnoho₂
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malilaʻO ka malila mōhai a Kaululani, nona ke aka ka hihiʻo i ka nei.The ghostly offering of Kaululani, to him belonged the shadow, the fleeting dream of last night.malila₁
mālilihua ʻai māliliblasted fruitmālili₁
 hua ʻai māliliblasted fruithua ʻai
MalineliKe awāwa ʻo MalineliValles Marineris, a valley on MarsMalineli
malinoMalino ke kai.The sea is calm.malino
 Lālau akula ʻo Kawelo i ke kukui, mama ihola ā pupuhi i ke kai i malino.Kawelo took the candlenut, chewed, and spit [it] into the sea to calm [it].pupuhi
 Ua aukahi mai ʻale, ua malino ka Pākīpika.The waves move with one accord, the Pacific is calm.aukahi₂
 Kakahi Lahaina i ka malino.Solitary Lahaina in the calm.kakahi
maliʻoO ka maliʻo o ke aka, ʻo aka lei maliʻo.The dawn light in the shadows, shadows thrown off by the dawning.maliʻo₁
 O ka maliʻo o ke aka, ʻo aka lei maliʻo.The dawn light in the shadows, shadows thrown off by the dawning.maliʻo₁
mālipolipoHoʻokakaʻa ʻia mai e ke ahe ka lau mālipolipo.Moved by the breezes are the leaves that cast deep shade.mālipolipo
maliuE maliu mai i ka leo o ka makua.Heed the word of the parent.maliu₁
 maliu ʻanaconsiderationmaliu₁
 Kāhela ka nalu o ka pae lau hala, hōʻaʻiʻaʻi ke kai koʻo o Maliu ē.Waves sweep up to the leaves of pandanus rows; white-capped is the rough sea of Maliu.kāhela₁
malomalo ʻekadirty malo [said of farmers in dry areas]malo₁
 E malo kai kākou i wahi mea e ʻai ai.Let's wet our loin-cloths so as to get something to eat [a circumlocution; to mention that one was going fishing was thought to bring bad luck].malo kai
 Kani ka pola o ka malothe flap of the loincloth snaps [of speed in running]pola₁
 Lawaiʻa pola malofisherman who tucks away his fishing tackle in the flap of his malopola₁
 Kākua pūʻali, hume malo, uhi ʻahuʻula, kōkī mahiole.Tighten the belt, don the malo, drape the feather cloak, put on the feather helmet.pūʻali₂
 Kaʻū malo ʻeka, kua wehi.Kaʻū of dirty malo and black back [due to working in the sun].wehi₃
 E i ka malo ā hiuStand up with [your] malo and go to it.hiu₁
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mālōkino mālōstraight bodymālō
  ā mālōstand straightmālō
 mālō ponotautmālō
 woela mālōtense vowelmālō
māloʻeloʻeHukia mai ke kaula i kūpono, kolia mai ke kaula i māloʻeloʻe.Pull the rope till it fits right, draw the rope till taut.māloʻeloʻe₂
 Hukia mai ke kaula i kūpono, kolia mai ke kaula i māloʻeloʻe.Pull the rope till it fits right, draw the rope till taut.kolia₂
malokoNoho ihola lākou maloko o pūhā lāʻau.They then lived within hollow trees.pūhā₂
 Hoʻihoʻi ʻia aku kona kino wailua ā hoʻomoe ʻia maloko o ka ilina.His remains were taken and laid away in the cemetery.wailua₁
 ke koko maloko o aʻablood in the veinsaʻa₁
 E hea i ke kanaka e komo maloko e hānai ai a hewa ka waha.Call the person to come in and feed until his mouth can take no more. [hospitality]hewa₄
 Ka mea i ʻona, e hīkākā ana maloko o kona luaʻi.A drunken man staggering in his vomit.hīkākā
 Loaʻa ka ʻāina mākou maloko o ka ikaika.We won the land by force.loko₆
māloloʻau mālolobutterfly stroke, in swimming; to swim the butterfly stroke. lit., swim (like) mālolo, flying fishmālolo
mālolohia mālolohia Puna i ka ua ʻawa.Puna stands sluggish in the cold rain.mālolohia
MaloneHe 45 ʻai a me 8 ʻāpō a Karl Malone.Karl Malone has 45 points and 8 rebounds.ʻāpō
 ʻUmi nui ʻia ʻo Karl Malone e ʻekolu mea kūpale i minuke hope loa o ka hoʻokūkū.Karl Malone usually gets pressured by three defenders in the last few minutes of the game.ʻumi
maloʻopela mauʻu maloʻobale of haypela₃
 Maloʻo ka wai, piʻi ka lepo.The water dries up, the dirt comes up [reasoning and understanding are gone, only invective is left].piʻi₁
 Hao ka Inuwai, maloʻo ka lau lāʻau.The Inuwai blows, the tree leaves wither [of pillage].Inuwai
 ana kawaūea ʻōpuʻu pulu a maloʻowet-and-dry-bulb hygrometerana kawaūea
 kāwele maloʻoto dust with a dry clothkāwele
 ana kawaūea ʻōpuʻu pulu a maloʻowet-and-dry-bulb hygrometerʻōpuʻu₄
maluHe malu ka nohona.Life is protected, peaceful.malu₁
 Kaʻa i ka malu ō.Still being cherished, fostered.malu₁
 keʻena maluany private or restricted roommalu₁
 Ma ka malu o kona ʻēheu.Within the shelter of his wings.malu₁
 Malalo o ka malu o kēia kūlanakauhale.Under the control of this city.malu₁
 No ka waiho wale ʻana ia mea ma kona malu.For the retention of this thing for his protection.malu₁
 Ua malu neia kino mamuli o leo.This person is set apart because of your wish.malu₁
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malūmale malūmarry secretly, elopemale₃
 hālāwai malūsubconference, in telecommunicationsmalū
 hoʻopae malūto bring ashore illegally, smugglemalū
 lawe malūto take secretlymalū
 pae malūillegal alien; to arrive as an illegal alien. cf. pae kānāwaimalū
 hoʻopae malūto smuggle, bring in secretlypae₂
 waiwai hoʻopae malū ʻiasmuggled goodspae₂
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māluaMālua Kiʻi Wai ke aloha, hoʻopulu i ka liko māmanegreetings to the water-fetching Mālua breeze, bringing moisture to the māmane buds.Mālua Kiʻi Wai
MālualuaHe pua ua miliani ʻia e ka Mālualua Kiʻi Wai.She was a flower gently caressed by the water-fetching Mālualua wind.miliani
 Ka pāhili ʻia o ka ʻamaʻu e ka Mālualua.The lashing of the ʻamaʻu fern by the Mālualua wind.pāhili
 Kuʻu kāne mai makani anu o ka ʻāina, he Mālualua me ke Alaʻeli.My husband from the cool winds of the land, the Mālualua and the Alaʻeli.Alaʻeli
maluhaleʻaha mele maluhaleindoor concertmaluhale
 haʻuki maluhaleindoor sportmaluhale
 mākeke maluhaleindoor marketmaluhale
maluhiE lilo ana mākou mau keiki i ke koli kukui a maluhi.Our children are engrossed in lamp trimming until exhaustion [i.e. They are going on a night spree].koli₁
maluhiaKa maluhia a me ka maʻalahi.Peace and contentment.maʻalahi
 E hoʻomaha me ka maluhia.Rest in peace.maluhia
 E hoʻomaha me ka maluhia.Rest in peace.hoʻomaluhia
MalulaniHakē ka paʻi ʻai o ka Malulani.The Malulani [ship] is overloaded with bundles of hard poi [uncomplimentary reference to a pregnant woman].hakē
maluleUa lawa kūpono ka hakahaka o kēia malule.There is just enough disk space on this floppy disk.hakahaka pā
 ke malulefloppy diskmalule
  malulefloppy disk
 E ʻopi i ka waihona i hiki ke loaʻa ma ke malule.Compress the file so that it can be put onto the floppy disk.ʻopi
malumaluʻAʻole maikaʻi loa ʻo kēia hale akā he malumalu.This house is not very good, still it is a shelter.malumalu
 He malumalu hele .It's protection [for] going in the sun.malumalu
 malumalu akuashelter or protection of the godsmalumalu
 I malumalu ai kāna pūnua i manaʻo ai e hoʻolaukoa.To shelter their fledglings which they expect to feather out.laukoa
malunaʻŌkole maluna.Hawaiian translation of English toast "bottoms up" [this expression is condemned by older Hawaiians as vulgar and indecent because of the sacredness of the human body in, old belief].ʻōkole₁
 ʻōlelo ʻia maluna aʻeabove-mentionedʻōlelo
 ʻŌpili aʻela ia i kona mau wāwae maluna o kahi moe.He drew up his feet into the bed.ʻōpili
 E pāhola mai i kou aloha maluna o mākou.Spread forth your love to us.pāhola₁
 E kau ana i mua a ka pahu hōʻike, i mua hoʻi o ka noho aloha e kau ana maluna o ka pahu kānāwai.Put it before the ark of the testimony before the mercy seat that is over the testimony.pahu hōʻike
 Kūlana hanohano i paʻihi ʻia aku maluna ona.An honor conferreed upon him.paʻihi
 Ke hoʻopālaha maila ka moa maluna o hua.The hen spreads out over the eggs.pālaha₁
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maluōhelu wawe maluōconservation hotlinehelu wawe
 helu wawe maluōconservation hotlinewawe
mamakona mau mama ʻawahis kava chewersmama
 Lālau akula ʻo Kawelo i ke kukui, mama ihola ā pupuhi i ke kai i malino.Kawelo took the candlenut, chewed, and spit [it] into the sea to calm [it].pupuhi
 i ka ʻawa mama a ke kuʻi lenathe kava chewed by old yellow tuskskuʻi lena
māmāmāmā i ka helefast going, traveling far and fast; said also of an infant in the first stages of walking by himselfmāmā₁
 māmā i ka holofast in runningmāmā₁
 ʻO ka ukana māmā kūpono ua awelike ʻia iho i waena o mākou pākahi.The light parcels were divided among us.ʻawelika
 E kuʻi ka māmā ā loaʻa ʻo Kaʻohele.Combines speeds and get Kaʻohele [a famous runner, Kaʻohele, could be caught only by relay runners; said of any cooperation].kuʻi₂
 lele māmāfly swiftly, dartlele₁
 ʻO Larry Johnson ke kūhā poʻokela o ka NBA no kōna lōʻihi a māmā.Larry Johnson is the best power forward in the NBA because he is so tall and quick.kūhā
 ʻawelike māmā holoaverage speedmāmā holo
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mamakamamaka houto bud anewmamaka₁
māmakaUa māmaka lākou i ka huakaʻi a ke aliʻi.They bore carrying sticks on the chief's journey.māmaka₁
mamakawaluHe mamakawalu lākou i loko o ʻĪ.They are many in the ʻĪ family.mamakawalu
mamalaMamala ʻehaʻeha o ka lani, i ke koʻi puʻu lele, hana ʻoi, puʻu lele, hana ʻoi.The chief is sore and aching due to the adze removing lumps, a knife, removing lumps, a knife.puʻu lele
 Nani wale ke kai o Mamala, ke nape maila i ka makani.Beautiful sea of Mamala, rising, falling in the wind.nape₁
māmala māmala i koefragments [of food] that remainedmāmala₁
 ʻEhia māmala newa āu i hahau ai?How many club blows did you strike?māmala₂
 ʻAno hemahema ke kūkulu māmala ʻana i hopunaʻōlelo i loko o kēia paukū.The phrasing of the sentences in this paragraph is rather awkward.kūkulu māmala
 No ka puana māmala maikaʻi ma ka ʻōlela Hawaiʻi, pono e maha ka leo ma hope wale o kekahi poke.For good phrasing in Hawaiian, one must pause only after a poke.puana māmala
 Ma ka ʻilikai aʻo Māmala, mālama iho ke aloha,.On the surface [of the sea] of Māmala, protect the love.Māmala
mamalihiniMamalihini au i kēia hana.I'm not too well acquainted with this work.mamalihini
 Polepole ka mamalihini, kaʻa mai kaʻa mai i kou, i kou kauhale ʻouʻou; ke ʻākia nei kuʻu piko e kaulele e ē.Ward off the strangeness, roll here, roll here the kou wood, for a kou house, a high house; [there's a nip at my navel to make an effort to accomplish.polepole₂
māmalumāmalu hale o protection of the house of Kūmāmalu₁
mamamalaHe noho wale iho aliʻi, he ʻoluʻolu, he mamamala, ʻaʻole hana nui.The chiefs live in an agreeable way, little work, not much work.mamamala
māmaneMālua Kiʻi Wai ke aloha, hoʻopulu i ka liko māmanegreetings to the water-fetching Mālua breeze, bringing moisture to the māmane buds.Mālua Kiʻi Wai
 Kīkē ka ʻalā, uwē ka māmane.Rocks crash, the māmane tree weeps [someone weeps when there is a clash].māmane₁
 Uhiuhi lau māmane, kahi wai o Kapāpala.Covered with māmane leaves is the water of Kapāpala [any concealing, as of truth (Kel. 139) or scandal; māmane branches are said to have been tossed in this pool at Kaʻū to make the mud settle].māmane₁
 Lau lena ka pua o ka māmane.The māmane is yellow with blossoms.lau₄
mamao mamaofar away, aloofmamao₁
 ʻike mamaofar-sightedʻike₁
 Nui ka ʻōpikipiki o kuʻu manaʻo i ka noʻonoʻo i ka holo ʻana i luna o ke kai a mamao loa.My mind was filled with anxiety when thinking about the long trip over the sea.ʻōpikipiki
mamaumamau ihunoses stuck together [said jokingly of long kisses]mamau
 Ua mamau ka ʻai a ka iʻa.The fish are really biting.mamau
 E ʻiʻī ana, ēhē, āhā, e mamau ana, ēhē, āhā.Fitted tightly, tra-la, remaining firm, tra-la.ʻiʻī₁
māmelakomikina māmela kaimarine mammal commissionkomikina
 Kānāwai Māmela Kai.Marine Mammals Act.māmela
 Komikina Māmela Kai.Marine Mammal Commission.māmela
maminaMamina au i ka lilo o ka waʻa.I'm sorry the canoe is lost.mamina
 Mamina wale hoʻi.That's regrettable.mamina
 Kēia kumuhana pili hoʻōla lāhui, ke kumuhana i lilo i pulakaumaka mamina nui ʻia i ka ʻelele.This topic concerned with the nation's welfare, a topic that became the desired ever-present goal to the delegate.pulakaumaka
mamo mamo o ʻIkeraʻela.The children of Israel.mamo₄
  mamo pihaʻā o Kaʻaluʻalu.The driftwood descendants of Kaʻaluʻalu [said derisively of a Kaʻū person with many children, because of the abundance of driftwood at Kaʻaluʻalu, Kaʻū].mamo₄
 Ka ʻūʻū ʻana o mamo o ʻIseraʻela.The groaning of the children of Israel.ʻūʻū₁
 hoʻohana ihola ʻAikupika i mamo o ʻIkelaʻela me ka hoʻokoʻikoʻithe Egyptians made the children of Israel serve with rigorhoʻokoʻikoʻi
 Hoʻokuʻi i ka huina o lākou me mamo a ʻIseraʻela.Add up a census of them among the descendants of Israel.huina₁
 Ea mai ke aliʻi kia manu, ua wehi i ka hulu o ka mamothe birdcatching chief arises, adorned with the feathers of the mamokia manu
 I kikilo aku i mamo.Way in the future to the descendants.kikilo
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mamuaʻAʻole au i ʻike iāia mamua.I've never seen him before.mua₁
 ʻaʻole i mamuanever beforemua₁
 mamua aku neisome time agomua₁
 ʻOi kēia mamua o kēlā.This is better than that; lit., superior this before that.mua₁
 ʻO ka huli maikaʻi, ʻoia ka wauke i pau i ke kua ʻia mamua, ā ʻo ka wauke i ulu aʻe mahope he ʻae ia, ā he ohi; ua ulu aʻe ka wauke hou ma ke aʻa a ma ka weli o ka wauke kahiko.The best planting slips were from the mulberry which had been cut back before; the mulberry that grew back afterward were the ʻae and the ohi shoots; the mulberry grew again from the roots and the main root of the old mulberry.ohi₃
 Hala aʻe ka lae o Kalāʻau, oni ana Molokaʻi mamua.Passing Kalāʻau Point, Molokaʻi appears ahead.oni
 He pono ke pākiko mamua o hana hoʻokelakela wale aku.It is better to be economical than to [indulge in] extravagant display.pākiko
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mamuliUa malu neia kino mamuli o leo.This person is set apart because of your wish.malu₁
 mamuli o ka pukeaccording to the bookmuli
 mamuli o kona akamaibecause of his clevernessmuli
 palapala ʻae mamuli o kumuconditional permitpalapala ʻaelike
 Ua hoʻopuka ʻia paha mamuli o ka palapala hoʻopiʻi kūpono.Acquitted after a proper indictment.puka₂
 Ua ulu aʻe ia mamuli o ka mahele lua o ke koʻikoʻi.This occurred because of the division of the responsibility.ulu₂
 Mamuli o kona ʻāhewa ʻia ʻana ua hopu hou ʻia.After his conviction [he] was rearrested.ʻāhewa₁
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manaE mana ana i ke konohiki.It is the privilege of the landlords.mana₁
 E mana ma ka ʻumi.Effective on the tenth day [as a law].mana₁
 Ke kumu i mana ai ka ʻaoʻao aliʻi.The reason for giving the chief's side power.mana₁
 leo manavoice of authority that is obeyedmana₁
 mana kiaʻiguardian powermana₁
 mana loagreat power; almightymana₁
 mana makuaparental authoritymana₁
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mānamāna ʻaifood chewed by adult for child; any mouthful of foodmāna₁
 māna panifood taken after drinking kava. [lit., closing mouthful]māna₁
 Pehea ka maʻi? Ua komo kahi māna ʻai.How is the patient? He has taken a little nourishment.māna₁
  i ka māna a ke kahu hānai.Trait acquired from association with the one who raised the child.māna₂
 ʻO ke kumu, ʻo ka māna, hoʻopuka ʻia.The teacher, the pupil, come forth [challenge from pupil to teacher).māna₃
MānāKa lau luhea o ka ʻohai o Mānā.The drooping leaves of the monkeypod of Mānā.ʻohai₁
 Pūkākā lehua o Mānā.The warrior flowers of Mānā are routed.pūkākā
 Ola i ka ʻai uahi ʻole ke kini o Mānā.The multitudes of Mānā live on smokeless food [they were said to trade fish and gourds for cooked food].uahi
 Hoʻohanini i Mānā ka wai ʻōpua.The water of the cloud banks pours down at Mānā.hanini
 Kūkulu kalaʻihi ka i Mānā.Established [like] the sun's oppression at Mānā [of a boaster].kalaʻihi
 Hihi kaunaʻoa, hihi Mānā, aloha wale ia lāʻau kumu ʻole.Tangled parasite vine, tangled Mānā, pity for this vine without a trunk [of parasites or helpless folk].kaunaʻoa₁
 Ka lau luhea o ka ʻohai o Mānā.The drooping leaves of the monkeypod of Mānā.luhea
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manahaloE manahalo a ʻike i ka ʻau.To paddle until knowing how to swim.manahalo
mānaiMānai pua ana kākou.We are stringing flowers.mānai
 Ke ʻuo i ka mānaithreading [flowers] on the needleʻuo₁
 ʻUo ʻia i ka mānai hoʻokahistrung on the same lei needle [married]ʻuo₁
 E Mānai, e haʻi hou mai i ka moʻolelo i haʻi ʻia aʻe nei ma kekahi ʻano ʻokoʻa.Mānai, retell the story that was just told another way.haʻi hou ma kekahi ʻano
 Ua neʻe akula ʻo Kalama i mua o Mānai no ka ʻākeʻa ʻana i ia ala ʻāpō ʻana mai.Kalama moved in front of Mānai to block out his attempt to rebound.ʻākeʻa
manakāE paupauaho a manakā kahiko ʻoe iaʻu.You would be disheartened, weary, and old before me.paupauaho
 E paupauaho a manakā kahiko ʻoe iaʻu.You would be disheartened, weary, and old before me.kahiko₁
manakiamanakia ʻenehanaproduction manager, as for a movie or video productionmanakia
 manakia ʻenehanaproduction managerʻenehana
 Ma ka hālāwai o ka nei, ua launakaʻi manakia o hale kūʻai ʻelua.At the meeting last night, the managers of the two stores networked.launakaʻi
manakōE hoʻokūkū ʻoe i kēia mau pūʻolo manakō ʻO ka pūʻolo hea ka mea i ʻoi aku kōna kaumaha?Compare these bags of mango. Which bag is heavier?hoʻokūkū
 Ua hana haumāna i haʻawina laulonoa, a he honi aku, he nānā aku, he hoʻopā aku, a he ʻai hoʻi lākou i ka manakō.The students have done a multisensory assignment in which they smelled, looked at, touched, and tasted a mango.laulonoa
manakohoʻelele manakohoelector, as in the United States Electoral Collegemanakoho
 i manakoho.to the votersmanakoho
manakukeLawe ʻia mai nei ka manakuke i Hawaiʻi nei no ke kāohi i ka ʻiole, akā, he ala ao ka manakuke a he ala ka ʻiole, no laila, ʻaʻohe i ka makemake.The mongoose was brought to Hawaiʻi to control the rat population, but the mongoose is diurnal and the rat is nocturnal, so the objective was not achieved.ala ao
 Lawe ʻia mai nei ka manakuke i Hawaiʻi nei no ke kāohi i ka ʻiole, akā, he ala ao ka manakuke a he ala ka ʻiole, no laila, ʻaʻohe i ka makemake.The mongoose was brought to Hawaiʻi to control the rat population, but the mongoose is diurnal and the rat is nocturnal, so the objective was not achieved.ala ao
mānaloMānalo iki kēia wai.This water is drinkable, but perhaps a little brackish.mānalo₁
 ʻAʻohe mea e mānalo ai ka huhū.Nothing will assuage the anger.mānalo₂
 Aukahi ka puaʻa, mānalo ka waʻa.Perfect the [sacrificial] pig, safe the canoe.mānalo₂
 Mānalo ka heiau.To sweeten a temple; to appease the gods, as by offering sacrifice.mānalo₂
 Mānalo ka moe.The dream is made harmless.mānalo₂
 E wai kahi ka pono i mānalo.Better sweeten with a single color. [unity to find serenity]wai₁
manamana manamana.Sun with rays.manamana₂
 iwi manamana wāwaephalanx (plural phalanges), i.e. the bones of the toesmanamana wāwae
 papa manamana pukapuka keleawegrate of network of brasspapa manamana
 manamana waenamiddle finger (Niʻihau) also manamana loawaena₁
 ipukukui manamana he gula maikaʻia branched candlestick of pure goldipukukui
 hoʻokuʻi i ka manamanastub the toekuʻi₁
 manamana ikilittle finger. also manamana liʻiliʻiiki
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mananapepeiao mananaprotruding earspepeiao₁
manaʻoUa ka manaʻo kaumaha.The sad thoughts have faded away.mā₁
 Lana mālie ka manaʻo.To think quietly.mālie
 Eia koʻu manaʻo iāʻoe.This is my thought for you.manaʻo
 Ka mea i manaʻo ʻia.The one thought of [the intended victim of sorcery].manaʻo
 kau nui ka manaʻothink constantly, concentratemanaʻo
 ʻO ka mea i hoʻopiʻi ʻia e manaʻo ʻia , ʻoia he kanaka maikaʻi .The accused party shall be presumed a good man.manaʻo
 ʻO ka manaʻokōkua, ʻoia kekahi manaʻo a kumumanaʻo paha, i hōʻoia ʻia i mea kōkua ma ka hōʻoia ʻana i ka manaʻohaʻi nui a me ka wehe ʻana paha i ka nanehaʻi.A hypothesis is a thought or proposition used as a demonstration and aid to proving a main predication [or theorem] or for the solution of a problem.manaʻokōkua
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manaʻohaʻiʻO ka manaʻokōkua, ʻoia kekahi manaʻo a kumumanaʻo paha, i hōʻoia ʻia i mea kōkua ma ka hōʻoia ʻana i ka manaʻohaʻi nui a me ka wehe ʻana paha i ka nanehaʻi.A hypothesis is a thought or proposition used as a demonstration and aid to proving a main predication [or theorem] or for the solution of a problem.manaʻokōkua
 manaʻohaʻi o PaekakoleoPythagorean theorummanaʻohaʻi
 Manaʻohaʻi o PaekakoleoPythagorean theorum.Paekakoleo
manaʻoʻiʻokumu manaʻoʻiʻocreedmanaʻoʻiʻo
 Manaʻoʻiʻo Nīkine.Nicene creed.manaʻoʻiʻo
 Pelika o ka manaʻoʻiʻo.Covenant of faith.manaʻoʻiʻo
 Ua manaʻoʻiʻo i ke Akua.[he] believes in God.manaʻoʻiʻo
 He kanaka hoʻopāhala, he manaʻoʻiʻo ʻole.A skeptical person of no faith.-pāhala
 pelika o ka manaʻoʻiʻocreed, covenant of faithpelika
 hoʻolaha manaʻoʻiʻopropagation of the faithhoʻolaha
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manaʻokōkuaʻO ka manaʻokōkua, ʻoia kekahi manaʻo a kumumanaʻo paha, i hōʻoia ʻia i mea kōkua ma ka hōʻoia ʻana i ka manaʻohaʻi nui a me ka wehe ʻana paha i ka nanehaʻi.A hypothesis is a thought or proposition used as a demonstration and aid to proving a main predication [or theorem] or for the solution of a problem.manaʻokōkua
manaʻolanapepehi i ka manaʻolanato dash hopespepehi₁
 hoʻopio manaʻolanasinking hopespio₂
 pohō ka manaʻolanahopes in vain, lost, blastedpohō₁
 Ua lumaʻi ʻia kona manaʻolana e pilikia.His hopes were dashed by his troubles.lumaʻi
 Hoʻopulelehua aku nei ke kenekoa he ʻehiku hola me ka manaʻolana e hala ka no ke koho pāloka.The senator filibustered for seven hours in hopes that the time would lapse for the vote to take place.hoʻopulelehua
 hoʻopio manaʻolanasinking hopeshoʻopio₂
mānaʻonaʻokona mānaʻonaʻoher griefmānaʻonaʻo
 Mānaʻonaʻo au i ka pepehi a kuʻu keiki i kāna wahine.I am horrified at the beating given his wife by my nephew.mānaʻonaʻo
manaʻopaʻaHe manaʻopaʻa kona ua pono kāna hana.He is convinced his conduct is righteous.manaʻopaʻa
 He kaikamahine manaʻopaʻa , ʻaʻole e hoʻopilimeaʻai.A resolute girl, not fawning.pilimeaʻai
 He manaʻopaʻa kona, ua pono kāna hana.He is convinced his conduct is righteous.ua pono kāna hana
 he kaikamahine manaʻopaʻa , ʻaʻole e hoʻopilimeaʻai.a resolute girl, not fawning.hoʻopilimeaʻai₁
manawaʻelua manawatwice, two timesmanawa₁
 i ka manawa heawhenmanawa₁
 I ka manawa o Kamehameha.In the time of Kamehameha.manawa₁
 I kēlā manawa i kēia manawa.Now and then, from time to time.manawa₁
 I kēlā manawa i kēia manawa.Now and then, from time to time.manawa₁
 Ia manawa, ia manawa .At this time, then, contemporary.manawa₁
 Ia manawa, ia manawa .At this time, then, contemporary.manawa₁
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manawahuamanawahua kai koʻogreat distress, pain; surging pain, distress. [lit., strong sea, stomach discomfort]manawahua₁
manawahuāUa manawahuā ʻoia i hoahānau.He bore a grudge against his brethren.manawahuā
manawakoluola manawakolulife everlastingmanawakolu
 manawakolueternalkolu
manawaleʻaHui manawaleʻa.Relief society.manawaleʻa
 Ua manawaleʻa aku ʻoia i hoahānau.He gave willingly to the cousins.manawaleʻa
 Ua manaʻo mai ka papa luna hoʻokele e uku manawaleʻa aku i poʻe limahana no ka maikaʻi loa o lākou hana i kēia makahiki.The administration thought to reward the employees for their excellent work done this year.papa luna hoʻokele
māneaHe mānea ʻo Niʻihau, no Kauaʻi.Niʻihau is a dependent of Kauaʻi.mānea
 Mai ka piko o ke poʻo a ka mānea o wāwae.From the crown of the head to the balls of the feet.mānea
 mānea ʻuʻuku o ka wāwaetoe of the footmānea
 ʻOiai ua hemo kekahi hoa kime ma lalo pono o ka hīnaʻi, paʻewa wale akula ʻo Mānea.Even though one of his teammates was open right under the basket, Mānea went ahead and made a bad shot.hemo
manehumanehu hoʻolanabuoyant force, i.e. the upward force of a fluid on an object in ithoʻolana₃
 manehu āohiohiresistance forceāohiohi
 Ke kaulike ʻelua manehu i ka pahu ʻana o kekahi i kekahi, paʻa maila ke anakonu.When two opposing forces are equal, equilibrium is achieved.anakonu
 manehu kaulikebalanced forcekaulike
 manehu kūlohelohenatural forcekūlohelohe
 manehu lele niniucentrifugal forcelele niniu
 kāʻei manehu uilaelectrical force fieldmanehu
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maneneManene ka pepeiao.The ear shudders [as on hearing vile language].manene₁
 manene ka wāwaetender feetmanene₁
maneʻoKe piʻi nei koʻu maneʻo.I am beginning to itch.maneʻo
 nahele maneʻonettlemaneʻo
mānewanewaʻO ka hahu ʻape mānewanewa.The weak young ʻape plant.mānewanewa₃
maniE mani ka umu.Let the oven cool.mani₂
maniaMania ka niho.The teeth are set on edge (as on eating certain green fruits).mania₁
 Mai lohi ʻolua o mania ka imu.Don't be slow or the oven will cool.mania₄
 ʻO ʻaoʻao apau o ua wahi mokupuni pōhaku , he mania e hiki ʻole ai i māiʻuʻu o ke kanaka ke wawaʻu aku ā kau i luna.All the sides of this rocky island are slippery and men cannot claw with their fingernails to rest on top.wawaʻu
 Nihoa ka pali, kala lua i uka; koea a mania.Notched cliff, very sharp in the mountain; eroded smooth.koea
 pena paʻa maniaenamelmania₆
maniniManini aku a manini aku a manini mai ʻōlelo ʻino.Evil words poured out, poured back and forth.manini₈
 Manini aku a manini aku a manini mai ʻōlelo ʻino.Evil words poured out, poured back and forth.manini₈
 Ka naho manini nui, ke ʻaʻaki nei i ka limu.The cleft with the large manini fish, nibbling now at the seaweed.ʻaʻaki
manoHe lau ka puʻu, he mano ka ihona.Many hills, numerous descents [of troubles].mano₁
 Ka helu a ka Hawaiʻi ʻoia hoʻi ʻo ka lau, ʻo ka mano, ʻo ke kini a me ka lehu o ke akua, he melehuka lākou helu huina pau loa.The counting of the Hawaiians, as follows: lau, mano, kini, and lehu of the Gods, all their total number is melehuka.melehuka
 he ʻelua mano a me kona halaeight thousand and morehala₂
manōmanō haefierce shark or fightermanō
 manō iʻaordinary sharkmanō
 manō ihu waʻashark traditionally said to rest its head on the outrigger of a canoe, beloved by fishermen and fed; lit., bow sharkmanō
 manō kanakashark thought to be born of a human mother and sired by a shark god, or by a deified person whose spirit possesses a shark or turns into a sharkmanō
 Pau Pele, pau manō.Consumed by volcanic fire, consumed by shark [may I die if I don't keep my pledge].manō
 Pau Pele, pau manō.Consumed by Pele, consumed by a shark [an oath meaning "may I be destroyed if I have not spoken truth"].pau₁
 Pua ka wiliwili, nanahu ka manō.The wiliwili tree blooms, the sharks bite [a blossoming girl is desired by males; sharks are believed to mate when the wiliwili blooms and to be especially ferocious].pua₁
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manoaManoa pua o kēlā .There are many flowers in that lot.manoa
MānoaPuʻipuʻi ka ua Waʻahila o Mānoa.Stocky the Waʻahila rain of Mānoa.puʻipuʻi
 He Kākea ka makani kulakulaʻi kauhale o Mānoa.The Kākea wind that pushes over the houses of Mānoa [said of one who is excessively aggressive].Kākea
mānoanoaMānoanoa mehe pali mākō.Thick as a rock cliff.mākō₁
 lepo mānoanoaclaymānoanoa
 Mānoanoa ke kapu o ke aliʻi.The chief has many many taboos [is of high rank].mānoanoa
 ʻili mānoanoathick leatherʻili₂
manohāmanomano, manohā liʻimany, numerous the chiefsmanohā
manoʻikou mau mea manoʻithy perfumesmanoʻi
manomanomanomano, manohā liʻimany, numerous the chiefsmanohā
 Eia ʻo ka lani, ka manomano, ka manomano heke o ke kapu.Here is the heavenly chief, the great one, the very greatest of the taboo ones.manomano
 Eia ʻo ka lani, ka manomano, ka manomano heke o ke kapu.Here is the heavenly chief, the great one, the very greatest of the taboo ones.manomano
 Ka manomano o kona ikaika.The greatness of his strength.manomano
manonoManono hoʻi kēlā poʻe e hele maila.Those people coming there are so numerous.manono₂
 mahina kewe manonowaning crescent moonkewe
 ʻO o ka hapalua hope o ka pōʻaipuni mahina, ʻo ia ka e manono ai ka mahina.The nights of the last half of the lunar cycle is the time that the moon wanes.manono
 mahina nepu manonowaning gibbous moonnepu₂
mānowaiʻōnaehana mānowaicardiovascular system, circulatory systemmāno wai
 ʻōnaehana mānowai kokocardiovascular system, circulatory systemmāno wai
manuUa maʻakū aku lāua i ka manu.They slung a stone at the bird with the sling.maʻakū
 No ia mea, e maʻalea ʻoukou e like me nahesa, e noho mālie hoʻi e like me manu nūnū.Therefore be as shrewd as snakes and as innocent as doves.maʻalea
 ʻAi ka manu i luna.The birds eat above. [a poetic tribute to a handsome person, likened to an ʻōhiʻa tree with birds eating its lehua blossoms]manu₁
 He aha kāu i piʻi aku nei i ka lapa manu ʻole?Why did you climb the ridge without birds [go on a wild-goose chase]?manu₁
 he manu hulua feathered bird [a prosperous person]manu₁
 he manu hulu ʻolea featherless bird [a poverty-stricken person]manu₁
 ka nui manuthe people, the many peoplemanu₁
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manuʻaHele ā manuʻa ā ʻeha, nui pilikia.Accumulated pains, much trouble.manuʻa
manuāManuā wale mai ana iaʻu aloha.Your love keeps wounding me.manuā₁
manuahikeiki manuahiillegitimate childmanuahi
 wahine manuahimistress, common-law wifemanuahi
 ipo manuahiextramarital lover, mistressipo
 Inā e hoʻopihapiha ʻoe i ka pepa no ka helu lele pinepine, hiki ʻoe ke ʻohi i mile a loaʻa kahi kikiki manuahi.If you fill out the frequent-flyer number form, you can accrue miles until you get a free ticket.helu lele pinepine
 ʻai manuahi holopoint after by passing or runningʻai manuahi
 ʻai manuahi pekupoint after by kickingʻai manuahi
ManuʻakepaI ka hele ua o Manuʻakepa uoi aku i ka loa o Koʻiālana.The rain journey of Manuʻakepa, moving at random along the length of Koʻiālana.uoi
 limu kanaka o Manuʻakepa.the man-striking moss of Manuʻakepa [name of a famous slippery alga growing on the beach at Hanalei, Kauaʻi].kā₁
 Pehu kālunu ka limu o Manuʻakepa.Swollen with moisture is the moss of Manuʻakepa.kālunu
ManualeKa Manuale Kakolika.The Catholic Manual.manuale
manuʻawaManuʻawa hoʻi ʻoe iaʻu.You despise me.manuʻawa
mānuimāhuaola mānuimacronutrientmāhuaola
 ʻO ka māhuaola mānui, he kumumea kemikala ia i pono e loaʻa nui i ka lāʻau no ka ulu maikaʻi ʻana o ka lāʻau.A macronutrient is a chemical element that plants need in large amounts for the good growth of plants.mānui
manukāManukā nohoʻi kāna hana.His work is certainly slow and careless.manukā
manumanuNui kalakalai, manumanu ka loaʻa.Much whittling, nicked product.manumanu
manunuUa nui ʻino manunu muli ōlaʻi he mau ma hope o ke ōlaʻi nui.Many aftershocks were felt days after the big earthquake.manunu muli ōlaʻi
 manunu muli ōlaʻiaftershock, i.e. a minor shock following an earthquakemuli
 manunu muli ōlaʻiaftershock, i.e. a minor shock following an earthquakeōlaʻi
mānuʻunuʻuMānuʻunuʻu wale ka lokomaikaʻi.Very great is the kindness.mānuʻunuʻu
maoUa mao aʻela ke kaumaha.The sadness has ceased.mao₁
 Ka ʻiliki a ka ua a hana mao ʻole i ke kai a ka Hinaliʻi.Sudden downpour of rain, constant without cessation in the flood of Hinaliʻi.ʻiliki₁
 ʻO Hilo ia o ka ua kinai, kinakinai ka ua o Hilo, ka ua mao ʻole o Hilo.That is Hilo of the constant rain, the rains of Hilo go on and on, the rain of Hilo that never clears.kinai₂
maʻōPehea ʻoukou i mimiki aku nei maʻō?What made you get there so quickly?mimiki₁
 Maʻō i mio aku nei.Went swiftly that way.mio₁
 E ulu mai ka puka o ke dālā maʻō pakeneka ʻaʻole e ʻoi aku maʻō o ʻelima pakeneka o ka makahiki. [maʻō >> ma o ?? ]The interest on the money grows because of the percentage of not more than five percent yearly.ʻō₁
 E ulu mai ka puka o ke dālā maʻō pakeneka ʻaʻole e ʻoi aku maʻō o ʻelima pakeneka o ka makahiki. [maʻō >> ma o ?? ]The interest on the money grows because of the percentage of not more than five percent yearly.ʻō₁
 maʻō aʻe neinearby, not farʻō₁
 maʻō loa akufar beyondʻō₁
 Noho maʻō.Sit over there.ʻō₁
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māʻōʻānamāʻōʻāna kāmāhuaolahydroponic solutionkāmāhuaola
 māʻōʻāna kemikalachemical solutionkemikala
 māʻōʻāna kāmāhuaolahydroponic solution. see kāmāhuaolamāʻōʻāna
 māʻōʻāna kemikalachemical solutionmāʻōʻāna
 māʻōʻāna ʻūheheʻe waiaqueous solution. see ʻūheheʻe waimāʻōʻāna
 ʻūhōloʻa māʻōʻānaburet, i.e. a precision-made piece of glassware used to measure and deliver accurate volumes of solutionsmāʻōʻāna
 māʻōʻāna ʻūheheʻe waiaqueous solutionʻūheheʻe
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maʻohaKa ʻiwa he manu nui ia, he ʻeleʻele kona hulu, he maʻoha kahi hulu.The ʻiwa is a big bird, its feathers are black, some are gray.maʻoha
māʻohuKa ua lei māʻohu o Waiānuenue.Rain of Waiānuenue that is like a wreath of mist.māʻohu
maʻokiUa maʻoki ʻia kēia papa.This board is cut into pieces.maʻoki
māʻokiʻokiKaulana ʻo Kona i ke kai māʻokiʻoki.Kona is famous for its streaked sea of various colors.māʻokiʻoki
 Kai māʻokiʻoki; kai ʻōpua i ka laʻi; kai hāwanawana.Streaked sea; clouds [over the] sea in the calm; whispering sea. [Poetic for Kona, Hawaiʻi]Kona
maoliʻAʻole kona he make maoli, he make na waho.His was not a natural death, [but] a death by outsiders [sorcery].make₁
 E puka ai ka makemake maoli o ka mea koho.Expressing the free will of the voter.maoli₁
 kanaka maoli, ʻōlelo maoli.Hawaiian native, Hawaiian language [so used in reports of 1852 legislative session].maoli₁
 kanaka maoli, ʻōlelo maoli.Hawaiian native, Hawaiian language [so used in reports of 1852 legislative session].maoli₁
 maikaʻi maolivery good indeedmaoli₁
 Meʻo maoli kēia kamaliʻi i ka mea ʻai.These children are begging, watching, reaching for the food.meʻo₁
 Muʻumōkākī maoli kēia lumi.This room is heaped up in a most untidy way.muʻumōkākī
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maʻomaʻoʻano maʻomaʻosomewhat green, greenishmaʻomaʻo₁
māʻonaHe lau māʻona.A leaf that gives plenty to eat.māʻona
 Inu mai nei a māʻona, a laila hoʻohakakā.Drinking until drunk, then starting fights.māʻona
 Māʻona ka ʻuhane i ka ʻōlelo a ke Akua.The spirit is sustained by the word of God.māʻona
 māʻona maikaʻito have had enough to eat, but not to have overeatenmāʻona
 māʻona piha, māʻona loacompletely fullmāʻona
 māʻona piha, māʻona loacompletely fullmāʻona
 Ua māʻona ʻoe?Have you eaten? Have you had enough? Are you full?māʻona
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māʻopaʻopaUa hele kuʻu mau wāwae ā māʻopaʻopa.My legs are aching.māʻopaʻopa
maopopohaʻi maopopoto tell clearlymaopopo
 maopopo ka ʻikenaclearly seen or knownmaopopo
 maopopo loato understand clearly, definite, certainmaopopo
 maopopo maikaʻi, maopopo leʻaobvious, evident, clearly understoodmaopopo
 maopopo maikaʻi, maopopo leʻaobvious, evident, clearly understoodmaopopo
 maopopo ʻoleunintelligible, unaware, unaccountablemaopopo
 Ua maopopo iāʻoe?Do you understand?maopopo
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maʻopuWaiho akaaka ke kula o Kaiolohia, ka lele maʻopu a ka wai a ka nāulu.The Kaiolohia plain stays clear as the water of the nāulu shower leaps downward.maʻopu
MāoriHe hoʻokahi ka lāhui Māori o Aotearoa, akā, hoʻomāhelehele ʻia ka poʻe ma nāki like ʻole.The Māori race of New Zealand are one race, but they are distinguished by various tribes.nāki
māpahulu māpamop headmāpa
māpalaipu hao māpalagranite potmāpala₁
 ʻO ka hua kākalaioia, ʻo ia mākou māpala.The kakalaoia seeds were our marbles.kākalaioa₂
 Kākaʻikahi mākua e kūʻai i ka māpala na lākou poʻe keiki.Rarely would parents buy marbles for their children.māpala₂
māpelaMa puka māpela.At the marble gates.māpela
māpinamāpina pelenebran muffinmāpina
 māpina pelenebran muffinpelene
māpuKe māpu nei ke ʻala o ka maile.The fragrance of the maile floating in the breeze.māpu
 Māpu mai kona aloha.Her love pours sweetly forth.māpu
 ʻO ka hinihini kani kua mauna, ʻo ka māpu leo nui, kani kohākohā.The land shell crying in the mountain ridge, loud voice carried in the wind, shrilly calling.māpu
 ʻO ka uahi māpu kea.White wafted smoke.māpu
 Hele maila ke ʻala o ka hala, māpu maila me ke onaona o ka maile, nāwele maila me ka huʻihuʻi o ka lehua.There comes the fragrance of the pandanus, wafting thither with the soft sweetness of the maile, and with them a trace of the coolness of the lehua.nāwele
māpuanaOnaona māpuana o ka loke.The soft wafted fragrance of the rose.māpuana
māpumanaʻoHe maikaʻi loa hoʻi ka māpumanaʻo o ka lehua; he kūpono ma kāu mele.The connotation of the lehua blossom is very good; it’s appropriate for your song.māpumanaʻo
 māpumanaʻo ʻinonegative connontationmāpumanaʻo
 māpumanaʻo maikaʻipositive connontationmāpumanaʻo
māpumāpuʻO ka ʻio lele māpumāpu.The hawk that flies swooping.māpumāpu
māpunamai ka māpuna hoʻokahifrom the same sourcemāpuna
 wai māpunaspring watermāpuna
 ʻElua māpuna hoe, ʻoe i Kuaihelani.Two paddle dips and you reach Kuaihelani.māpuna hoe
 Hoʻokahi māpuna leo a ke aloha.A single expression by the lover.māpuna leo
 Hoʻokahi huʻena a kānaka i lākou māpuna hoe.Just one push by the men of their paddle stroke.huʻena
māpunapunaMāpunapuna mai ana aloha iaʻu nei.Your love stirs and excites within me.māpunapuna
MariaAloha ʻoe, ē Maria, ua piha ʻoe i ka maikaʻi.Hail, Mary, full of grace.aloha
 Ē Maria hemolele, e aloha mai ʻoe mākou.Holy Mary, have mercy on us.aloha
 Maria Saneta, makuahine o ka Akua.Holy Mary, mother of God.Kaneka₁
MarianaKa pae moku ʻo MarianaMariana IslandsMariana
 Ka pae moku ʻo Mariana ʻĀkauNorthern Mariana IslandsMariana
MarvinUa waiho aku ʻo Marvin i loko o ka haukapila no ka lapaʻau ʻana i kōna hei i ka heroina.Marvin was laid up in the hospital for treatment for his heioin addiction.heroina
mauhe mau ʻōlelo maʻamaʻaleacrafty wordsmaʻamaʻalea
 Ua mau kānaka mākaʻi i ka ʻāina.The aforementioned men who had spied in the country.mākaʻi₁
 Ā ua lilo ihola ʻoia i mea hoʻomakaleho mau ʻia e kaikamahine maka onaona o Kauaʻi.This became something much wanted by the fragrant-eyed girls of Kauaʻi.maka onaona
 kona mau makuahūnōaihis parents-in-lawmakuahūnōai
 kona mau mama ʻawahis kava chewersmama
 he mau ʻōlelo hoʻomanaʻonotesmanaʻo
 manawa mau loaeternal; eternitymanawa₁
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maʻuHele kākou ʻoi maʻu.Let's go while it's cool.maʻū₁
  maʻucool time, as early morningmaʻū₁
MauHe Mau Poropoleme.Some Problems [book title, Judd, Bell, and Murdoch 222].poropoleme
maʻūMaʻū aʻela ka ihu.The nose is damp [as in a kiss].maʻū₁
 Maʻū ka lepo o kēia wahi.The earth here is damp.maʻū₁
 He maʻū ia ʻike ʻana Hawaiʻi.This seeing of Hawaiʻi is better than nothing at all [at least it's something].maʻū₃
 Maʻū ia.It is better than nothing.maʻū₃
 Maʻū ka ʻole, maʻū ka ʻole, maʻū ka nele.Nothing is better than that; that's worse than nothing.maʻū₃
 Maʻū ka ʻole, maʻū ka ʻole, maʻū ka nele.Nothing is better than that; that's worse than nothing.maʻū₃
 Pohō maʻū wale puaʻa.The pigs were completely lost.pohō maʻū
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maʻuʻaI loko a ka hune, komo maʻuʻa i ka lole.In spite of poverty, wearing clothes without taking care of them.maʻuʻa
māuaHele mai ʻoe i māua male ʻana.Come to our wedding.male₃
  māuabelonging to us, ourmāua
 Ua hoʻopaʻa au i mau noho no māua i ka ʻaha mele.I reserved some seats for us at the concert.paʻa₁
 E ʻae hoʻi ʻoe e hāʻawi mai i kahi keiki no māua, papaʻa mai nei hoʻi ʻoe.Why not agree to give us two a child, you are just holding back.papaʻa₁
 Ua hana māua ā ao ka .We worked until daylight; lit., until the night lighted.pō₁
 Ua hana māua ā ka .We worked until night; lit., until the day darkened.pō₁
 Ua manaʻo māua e hiki ʻē i ʻaneʻi, ʻo ke ahiahi ʻia ʻana ihola ia.We thought of arriving here earlier but were overtaken by evening.ahiahi
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mauʻaʻeHe hoʻokiʻekiʻe, he mauʻaʻe i ka ʻōlelo a ka makua.Proud and heedless of parental advice.mauʻaʻe
mauʻaʻeʻaʻeMauʻaʻeʻaʻe ʻo Milu i ke kapu a Kāne.Milu and his companions broke the taboo of Kane.mauʻaʻeʻaʻe
mauelekā ke ala, mauelekā!Cut a pathway! Cut and Clear!mauelekā
maʻuhāE noke ana ua wahi keiki nei ʻo Māui i ka hoe a maʻuhā poʻohiwi.The boy Māui kept plying the paddle until his shoulders ached.maʻuhā
mauhaʻalelehe mau hōʻailona mauhaʻalelesigns of deathmauhaʻalele
mauiMaui ka ʻoi.Maui indeed is the best.nō ka ʻoi
 Maui ka ʻoi.Maui indeed is the best. [Note that nō in this sentence qualifies Maui. Nō ka ʻoi without a preceding noun is ungrammatical.]ʻoi₂
 Mai Maui.From Maui.mai₂
 Na ka Pueokahi ke aloha, nēnē ʻau kai o Maui.Greeting to the Pueokahi [ship], seafaring gull of Maui.nēnē ʻau kai
 He ʻoiʻoi Maui HikinaEast Maui is prominent indeed. [said of a superior thing, as of feminine beauty].ʻoiʻoi₁
 Mai Maui a Hawaiʻi ka wahine ʻo Pele i hiʻa i kāna ahi i pupulu, kukuni ā wela ʻo Kahiki.From Maui to Hawaiʻi, the woman Pele who lighted her fire, kindled it, burned and heated Kahiki.pupulu₁
 Ua hele aʻe nei no Maui,[He] has just gone to Maui.aʻe₄
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māuiMāui ka pua, ʻeha i ke anu.Bruised is the flower which weeps, hurt by the cold.māui₃
 ʻO aʻu lehua i ʻaina e ka manu a māui i ke kai, nūpolupolu akula i ke kai o Hilo.My lehua blossoms picked by the birds and bruised by the sea, scattered there on the sea of Hilo.māui₃
 ʻO aʻu lehua i ʻaina e ka manu a māui i ke kai, nūpolupolu akula i ke kai o Hilo.My lehua blossoms picked by the birds and bruised by the sea, scattered there on the sea of Hilo.nūpolupolu
 ʻO aʻu lehua i ʻaina e ka manu a māui i ke kai, nūpolupolu akula i ke kai o Hilo.My lehua blossoms picked by the birds and bruised by the sea, scattered there on the sea of Hilo.ʻaina₂
 E noke ana ua wahi keiki nei ʻo Māui i ka hoe a maʻuhā poʻohiwi.The boy Māui kept plying the paddle until his shoulders ached.maʻuhā
 ʻO ka ua mua ia a Māui.This was the first [exploit] of Māui.mea₆
 Na Māui i pukulia i moku.The islands were pulled together by Māui.pukulia
māuiilika māuiili o ka hāʻulelauautumnal equinoxmāuiili
 ka māuiili o ke kupulauvernal equinoxmāuiili
māuikiʻikiʻika māuikiʻikiʻi o ka hoʻoilowinter solsticemāuikiʻikiʻi
 ka māuikiʻikiʻi o ke kauwelasummer solsticemāuikiʻikiʻi
maukamaukainland, at the mountainsma
 I ka pewapewa lāʻau mauka o Puʻulele.The tree clump inland of Puʻulele.pewapewa₂
 Mauka ʻoe e hele ai, ma ka ulu o ka makani.Go inland where the wind blows.ulu₁
 Hoʻolei koke iāia mauka ma ka ʻāina.Quickly send him ashore.hoʻolei₁
 Kālewa mauka o Mikilua.[mist] drifting by the uplands of Mikilua.kālewa₁
 Hoʻolei koke iāia mauka ma ka ʻāina.Quickly send him ashore.lei₂
 Ka laulā mauka o Kapaʻa ē, mai paʻa i ka leo.The upland expanse of the closure, do not close your voice, [an appeal for hospitality]Kapaʻa
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māʻukaʻuka limahana māʻukaʻukaunskilled laborersmāʻukaʻuka
maʻukelenahele maʻukelerain forestmaʻukele
MaukeleLohi mai ʻĀpua, ʻanapa i ka , pua ahi ka i ka papa o MaukeleʻĀpua sparkles, glistens in the sun, the sun shines like fire on the flats of Maukele.pua ahi
 Kūmaka ka ʻikena Hiʻilawe i ka papa lohi a ʻo Maukele.See, indeed, Hiʻilawe and the sparkling flats of Maukele.kūmaka
 I ka papa lohi a ʻo Maukele.In the bright flats of Maukele.lohi₂
maukoliE maukoli ke anaina.Let the assembly keep still.maukoli₃
 Eia ka ʻawa, a nāu ponoʻī e maukoli aku i akua Kūkāʻilimoku.Here is kava, for you indeed to offer to your god, Kūkāʻilimoku.maukoli₄
maʻule ia e hāiliili ana me ka moe maʻule ʻana ma ka umauma o kāna aloha.As she was fading away into unconsciousness at the bosom of her lover.hāiliili
mauliĀ lele nui mauli o ua poʻe nei.The spirits of these people have flown away together. [death]mauli₁
 mauli hiwachoice or precious lifemauli₁
 Ka i ka mauli ola.Sun at the source of life.mauli ola
 Kihe a mauli ola.Sneeze and live [exclamation to one who has sneezed, to ward off ill effects].mauli ola
  kumu mauli ola HawaiʻiHawaiian identity-nurturing teachersmauli ola Hawaiʻi
 kiʻina hoʻokuanaʻike mauli Hawaiʻia means to establish a Hawaiian perspective or world viewhoʻokuanaʻike
maʻuliiʻoa maʻulianimate proper nouniʻoa
mauliauhonuaUa kēia welo ā mauliauhonua.This family is old and well established.mauliauhonua
mauliʻawaMauliʻawa ke aho.The breath has gasped; hiccoughed.mauliʻawa
 ua kaʻahili mauliʻawastruggling, gaspingkaʻahili
māulukuaMai ka uka māulukua ā hiki i ka pali kahakai.From the upland forest to the shore cliff.māulukua
maumaukai maumauneap tidemaumau₁
 Maumau ʻole kāna ʻōlelo.His words are inconsistent.maumau₁
 Liʻiliʻi wale ka hanuʻu ʻana o ke kai ma ka manawa o ke kai maumau.There is only a small fluctuation of the ocean during neap tide.kai maumau
maunaʻO ka hinihini kani kua mauna, ʻo ka māpu leo nui, kani kohākohā.The land shell crying in the mountain ridge, loud voice carried in the wind, shrilly calling.māpu
 Hoʻonākū mauna, kaʻahē mokupuni.The mountains are in distress, the islands gasp for breath.-nākū
 ʻOkukuʻu ka noe i ka mauna.The mist settles on the mountain.ʻokukuʻu
 ʻO Kaʻala, kuahiwi mauna kēhau, ke ōpū maila i Kamaoha.Kaʻala, mountain hill with cool rain, rising there perhaps at Kamaoha.ōpū₂
 Mauna Pōhaku.Rocky Mountains.pōhaku₁
 ʻO Kaʻala, kuahiwi mauna kēhau poluea ihola i lalo o HaleʻauʻauKaʻala, hill mountainous and dew-covered, dizzy [to gaze] below at Haleʻauʻau.poluea
 Kuʻu hoa o ka ua pūʻukiʻuki o ka mauna.My companion of the cold unpleasant rain of the mountain.pūʻukiʻuki
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māunaMai māuna wale i ka mea ʻai.Don't waste food unnecessarily.māuna
 Māuna ka ʻili i ka waʻuwaʻu ʻia.The skin is injured in being scratched.māuna
 ʻO kēlā ke kāne, māuna ka ʻili.With that man, (your) skin will be bruised [you will be beaten].māuna
maunaloaNeʻepapa ka ulu ʻana o ka maunaloa.The maunaloa vine spreads everywhere.neʻepapa
maunumaunu ʻai ʻolebait that fish will not takemaunu
 He mea ʻai ʻia kahi pilipili maunu kāpae ʻia.The bit of bait set to one side is edible still [one who has been the mate of another can still be a good mate].pilipili₁
 Ola ka lawaiʻa i kahi poʻo maunu.The fisherman can live on leftover bait.poʻo maunu
 ʻā ʻaki maunubait-taking ʻā [said of petty thieves]ʻā₅
 He ʻai pala maunu na ka poʻe loaʻa.An eater of bait dabs belonging to people with possessions [a scavenger, beggar].ʻai pala maunu
 ʻO ka limu kala ka maunu e hoʻolou ai i ka makau.Kala (seaweed) was the bait placed on the hook.lou₁
 wiliaho hekau maunubait-casting reelwiliaho
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MauritiusaKa mokupuni ʻo MauritiusaMauritius IslandMauritiusa
mauʻuMauʻu nolunolu kohu lole weleweka.Soft grass like velvet cloth.nolunolu₁
 mīkini ʻoki mauʻulawn mowerʻoki mauʻu
 pela mauʻu maloʻobale of haypela₃
 ʻAʻala lau lehua ka wao a Puna, puakōʻula i ka mauʻu Koʻolihilihi.Fragrant with many lehua is the upland of Puna, red in the grass at Koʻolihilihi.puakōʻula
 Wēsenanā, he mauʻu Hilo!Who cares! Just Hilo grass. No good!wēkenanā
 He aha sananā, he mauʻu Hilo?What does it amount to? It's just Hilo grass.he aha sananā
 he iki pua mauʻua small blade of grassiki
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māʻūʻūMāʻūʻū ka puʻu i ka wai huʻihuʻi.The throat is cooled by the cold water.māʻūʻū₁
mauwāUa like ke kanu ʻana (o ke olonā) me ke kanu ʻana a ka wauke, he ohiohi kekahi, he mauwā kahiko kekahi; he pālaha naʻe kona i lalo, a ma ka lālā e ulu kākiwi aʻe ai.The planting (of olonā) was like the planting of wauke, some (slips) were young shoots, some (from) fallen trunks; but they spread downward, and from the branches layerings grew.ohiohi₁
māwaepae awāwa māwaeseries of rift valleysawāwa māwae
 Ma ko ʻAnakē mākaʻikaʻi ʻana ma ka Pāka Aupuni ʻo Kīlauea, ua nui māwae māhu āna i ʻike ai.When Aunty went sight-seeing at Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park, there were many steam vents that she saw.māwae māhu
mawaenaʻŌpā ʻia ke kanaka mawaena o kaʻa.The man was crushed between the cars.ʻōpā₁
 Ua hoʻomaka ʻia hoʻoikaika pāloka ʻana mawaena o kālaiʻāina ʻekolu.Political campaigns were begun by three political parties; lit., ballot strengthening.ikaika₁
 Mawaena o lāua, ʻewalu anana ke kaʻawale.Eight fathoms distance between the two.kaʻawale
 Pehea ke kāwā mawaena o hale?What's the distance between the houses?kāwā₁
 Ua hoʻomaka ʻia hoʻoikaika pāloka ʻana mawaena o kālaiʻāina ʻekolu.Political campaigns were begun by three political parties; lit., ballot strengthening.hoʻoikaika
mawahoEia ka puʻu nui mawaho nei, he ua, he ʻino, he anu.Here is the burden of discomfort outside, rain, storm, cold.puʻu₁
 e ʻimi i ke ola mawahoseek help outside [consult a kahuna]waho
 mawaho aku o ka poʻina nalubeyond the breakerswaho
 Mawaho aku ʻolua!Go out, you two!waho
 mawaho o Hanaleioff Hanalei [as a ship]waho
 wili mawahowhip [on a sewing machine]wili₁
  mawaho o ka o Homa.Standing outside Holmes's yard [said of one who is disappointed, a play on the name Holmes].homa₁
māweheʻAʻohe mea nāna e māwehe aʻe ka hīpuʻu i paʻa.No one can undo the securely fastened knot.māwehe
McGuireʻO McGuire kai huakaʻi i ʻEnelani ne ke kuini Kapiolani.McGuire is the one who journeyed to England with the queen Kapiolani.kai₄
meKa maluhia a me ka maʻalahi.Peace and contentment.maʻalahi
 No ia mea, e maʻalea ʻoukou e like me nahesa, e noho mālie hoʻi e like me manu nūnū.Therefore be as shrewd as snakes and as innocent as doves.maʻalea
 No ia mea, e maʻalea ʻoukou e like me nahesa, e noho mālie hoʻi e like me manu nūnū.Therefore be as shrewd as snakes and as innocent as doves.maʻalea
 ʻO wau me ka mahalo.I am, [yours] respectfully.mahalo₂
 ʻO wau me ka hoʻomaikaʻi.I am very gratefully yours [in conclusion of a letter].maikaʻi
 Ua haka mai lākou iaʻu me ka makahahi.They stared at me with wonder.makahahi
 ʻOnipaʻa ana ka pono, ʻonipaʻa me ka makehia.Let the right stand firm, stand firm because it is wanted.makehia
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E i ka wai.To lap up water.
meamea theymā₂
 No ia mea, e maʻalea ʻoukou e like me nahesa, e noho mālie hoʻi e like me manu nūnū.Therefore be as shrewd as snakes and as innocent as doves.maʻalea
 Ka mea i mahalo ʻia.Mr. Pākī, the esteemed Mr. Pākī.mahalo₂
 ʻO ʻAlamila e hoʻomāhele ma kona kamaʻilio ʻana no mea e pili ana no ʻEnelani.Almira in her chatting led the conversation to things pertaining to England.-māhele
 Mahiki ana i mea ʻino.Treating the deep troubles.mahiki₂
 mea hoʻomāʻikeʻikedisplayed object, curiomāʻikeʻike
 He mea ʻino, hoʻomāilo kino ka ʻopiuma.Opium is bad thing that causes the body to waste away.māilo
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meaʻaihale ʻaina meaʻai hikiwawefast-food restauranthikiwawe
 meaʻai hikiwawefast foodhikiwawe
 kala meaʻaifood coloringkala₁₇
 ulahi meaʻai iʻafish food flakeulahi
 hale ʻaina meaʻai hikiwawefast-food restauranthale ʻaina
 ʻO ka maʻalahi o ka hale ʻaina meaʻai hikiwawe, ʻo ia hoʻi ka loaʻa koke, akā, ʻaʻole ia ka meaʻai paiola loa o ke ʻano.The convenience of fast food restaurants is that they are easy to find, however, the food there is not the most nutritious.hale ʻaina
 ʻO ka maʻalahi o ka hale ʻaina meaʻai hikiwawe, ʻo ia hoʻi ka loaʻa koke, akā, ʻaʻole ia ka meaʻai paiola loa o ke ʻano.The convenience of fast food restaurants is that they are easy to find, however, the food there is not the most nutritious.hale ʻaina
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meakanupahu hoʻoulu meakanuplanter, as for growing plantshoʻoulu
 ʻaila meakanuvegetable oilmeakanu
 meakanu puaflowering plantmeakanu
 pāʻoihana hoʻoulu meakanucommercial growerspāʻoihana
 meakanu ʻāpaʻakumaendemic plantʻāpaʻakuma
 meakanu ʻōiwiindigenous plantʻōiwi
meameaHe manu hulu meamea ʻo Keawe.A yellow-feathered bird is Keawe.meamea₂
meaolaʻO ke kāohi meaola kekahi mea e noʻonoʻo ʻia nei no ke kāohi ʻana i lāʻau a me holoholona malihini e hoʻopilikia nei i kaiapuni ʻōiwi o Hawaiʻi.Biological control is one method being considered to control introduced plants and animals that are damaging native environments in Hawaiʻi.kāohi meaola
 kemika meaolabiochemistrykemika
 meaola māikimicroorganismmāiki
 kāohi meaolabiological controlmeaola
 kemika meaolabiochemistrymeaola
 meaola māikimicroorganismmeaola
 ʻO ka pilina o ka nalo meli me ka pua, he laʻana maikaʻi ia o ka noho pōmaikaʻi ʻana o ʻelua meaola.The relationship of bee and flower is a good example of mutualism between two organisms.noho pōmaikaʻi
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meauluMa ka mahi ʻai ʻana, kanu hou ʻia ka meaulu i ʻohi ʻia i mea e mālama ai i ka loaʻa paʻa mau.In farming, crops are replanted after harvesting to ensure sustained yield.loaʻa paʻa mau
medalamedala hoʻohanohanomedal, as a military medal for merithanohano
 medala hoʻohanohanomedal, as a military medal for merithoʻohanohano
meʻeʻO Kauahoa, ʻo ka meʻe uʻi o Hanalei.Kauahoa, the handsome youthful hero of Hanalei.meʻe
meʻeauhe ʻīlio meʻeaua mangy dogmeʻeau
meʻeuʻAkahi au ā ʻike, ka meʻeu hoʻi o kuʻu oho.I've never felt my hair rise in terror like this before.meʻeu
 meʻeu ka ʻilishudderingmeʻeu
mehai loko o kipona o ka meha anoano ʻeʻehiain the distress of loneliness, solitude, fearkipona₁
mehamehahale mehamehalonely housemehameha
 nohona mehamehalife of solitude and lonelinessmehameha
 pule mehamehasilent prayermehameha
 Mehameha hale ua o Kaʻōleiokū.The aforementioned houses of Kaʻōleiokū are deserted.ua o
 ʻAʻohe māʻalo kanaka o Hoʻokū ano, kuaehu, mehameha i ka wahine.No one passes at Hoʻokū, awesome, silent, lonely because of the woman.kuaehu
mehanaka mehana a ka the warmth of the sunmehana
 He kai mehana no ke ʻōaniani makani ʻoleit is a very warm sea where there is no breeze stirringʻōaniani
 koko mehanawarm-bloodedkoko
 koʻohune ola mehanamesophilic bacteriakoʻohune
 kuʻina mehanawarm front.kuʻina₃
 ʻEhia ka mehana o kēia ?What's the temperature today?mehana
 kuʻina mehanawarm front, as of weathermehana
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meheMehe ipo ka maka lena a ke Koʻolau.Like a sweetheart is the yellow flower center of the Koʻolau.maka lena₂
 Mānoanoa mehe pali mākō.Thick as a rock cliff.mākō₁
 Mehe ala e ʻī mai ana, aia ka ua i ka nahele.As though saying, there's the rain in the forest.mehe
 mehe mea ua makeas though deadmehe
 Ua holo ia mehe lio .He ran like a horse.mehe
 Mehe lei moʻoni ʻula.Like a lei trimmed with a red spiral. see ex., uhao.moʻoni
 E paʻa ana ka huila mua o ua kaʻa mehe peleki hoʻopaʻa .The front wheel of the car there was stopped as though stopped by brakes.peleki
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meheluE mehelu i ka lepo i nenelu i ʻaeʻae.Dig the soil and make it soft and fine.mehelu
meheuʻohi i ka meheu manamana limato collect fingerprintsmeheu manamana lima
 ʻohi i ka meheu manamana lima (māka manamana lima, kiʻi manamana lima)to collect fingerprintsʻohi
mēheuheuʻO ka mēheuheu ia mai mākua mai.That was the customary way handed down from parents.mēheuheu
meiaManaʻo aku ka meia he pono ke mālama ʻia he anamanaʻo pāloka ma ke kaona e ʻike ai i ka papaha o kōna lanakila ʻana ma ka holo moho hou ʻana.The mayor felt it was necessary to canvass the town to see what his chances would be of winning a re-election bid.anamanaʻo pāloka
 Ua kīpaku ʻia ka meia ma muli o ka lilo malū o kekahi puʻu kālā o ke kalana.The mayor was recalled due to the illegal expenditure of county funds.kīpaku luna kālaiʻāina
MeipalaUa hānau ʻia ua ona o Meipala i Kahiki.The Mabel we've been talking of was born in Tahiti.ua ona o
meiwilaʻana kuhina meiwiexamples of literary devices pointed out in a piece of literaturekuhina₂
mekaPule meka.Mass.meka
mekalamekala ʻōʻāalloy. also metala ʻōʻāmekala
 mekala ʻākilikaialkali metal, ie one of the family of elements in Group 1 of the periodic tableʻākilikai
 mekala honua ʻākilikaialkaline earth metal, ie one of the family of elements in Group 2 of the periodic tableʻākilikai
 mekala ʻōʻāalloyōʻā
mekalikaanakahi mekalikametric unit of measureanakahi
 anakahi mekalika.metric unit of measure.mekalika
 ʻōnaehana mekalika.metric system.mekalika
 pakuhi hoʻololi mekalikametric conversion chartpakuhi hoʻololi
mekiLua meki o Kehena.Pit of hell.meki₁
mēkiaʻO ka ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi kaʻu mēkia.My major is Hawaiian language.mēkia
MekikoHoʻokuʻu ʻaelike ʻia ka ʻāina o Tekasa ʻAmelika Hui ʻia ma hope o ke kaua me Mekiko.Texas was ceded to the United States after the war with Mexico.hoʻokuʻu ʻaelike
mekilaMekila ke kaʻi a ka ua noe.Handsome the procession of misty rain.mekila
MēkonaKa muliwai ʻo MēkonaMekong RiverMēkona
melalemumelalemu pilikuagiant slothmelalemu
meleMele maʻisong in honor of genitals, as of a chief, as composed on his or her birth, rarely if ever composed for adults; usually gay and fast. see ēhā.maʻi₂
 Mele hoʻomaikaʻi.Song of praise; Doxology.maikaʻi
 kāna melehis song [sung by him or composed by him]mele₁
 kona melehis song [in his honor]mele₁
 mele ʻoligay songmele₁
 Mele Kalikimaka.Merry Christmas.mele₃
 He mele no ka lani.A song for the chief.no
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melehukaKa helu a ka Hawaiʻi ʻoia hoʻi ʻo ka lau, ʻo ka mano, ʻo ke kini a me ka lehu o ke akua, he melehuka lākou helu huina pau loa.The counting of the Hawaiians, as follows: lau, mano, kini, and lehu of the Gods, all their total number is melehuka.melehuka
melehunemelehune pōpōehupuffball, a kind of mushroommelehune
 melehune pōpōehupuffball, a kind of mushroom. lit., pollen ball mushroompōpōehu
 Ka lāhui kino pāʻēʻē i kapa ʻia he Melehune.A people with supernatural bodies, called Melehune.Melehune
 Ka lāhui kino pāʻēʻē i kapa ʻia he Melehune.A people with supernatural bodies, called Melehune.pāʻēʻē₂
melemeleʻŌpukupuku ke ao melemele.Yellow clouds are lowering.ʻōpukupuku
 ʻAʻai ka lei hulu melemele i ka holokū ʻeleʻele.A yellow feather lei appears brighter on a black Mother Hubbard.ʻaʻai₂
 melemele ʻili ʻalaniorange-yellow colorʻalani
 Kilihē i ke kai melemele.Drenched by the sprays of the yellow sea.kilihē
 kauō melemeleegg yolkkauō
 Ke Kai MelemeleYellow Seamelemele₁
melimahina melihoneymoonmahina₁
 nalo melibeemeli
 pahu melibeehivemeli
 wai melihoneymeli
 poʻe nalo meliswarm of beespoʻe₂
 He ʻāina e kahe ana ka waiū a me ia meli.A land which flows with milk and honey.waiū
 Hānai maila ʻoia iāia i ka meli.He fed him the honey.hānai₂
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mēliaNui kala like ʻole o pua mēlia e pua nei ma ke kumu mēlia hoʻokahi a koʻu hoa noho ma muli o kāna hoʻoulu pākuʻi ʻana mai kumulāʻau like ʻole mai.Many different colored plumeria flowers are blooming on one plumeria tree that belongs to my neighbor; he accomplished this by grafting from different trees.hoʻoulu pākuʻi
 Nui kala like ʻole o pua mēlia e pua nei ma ke kumu mēlia hoʻokahi a koʻu hoa noho ma muli o kāna hoʻoulu pākuʻi ʻana mai kumulāʻau like ʻole mai.Many different colored plumeria flowers are blooming on one plumeria tree that belongs to my neighbor; he accomplished this by grafting from different trees.hoʻoulu pākuʻi
meluʻAʻohe maʻi luku ʻē aʻe nāna e melu a nome aku, ʻo ka rama, moekolohe, like .No other destructive disease is as weakening and continuing as liquor, adultery, [and] such.melu₁
memeamemea kūloheloheraw materialkūlohelohe
 memea kūloheloheraw materialmemea
memeʻamemeʻa ʻaʻanostative verb (also ʻaʻano)memeʻa
 memeʻa hamanitransitive verb (also hamani)memeʻa
 memeʻa heheleintransitive verb (also hehele)memeʻa
 memeʻa kikinocommon noun (also kikino)memeʻa
memeleHe memele maikaʻi kona ʻili.His skin was lightcolored and attractive.memele₁
 Eia ʻānela ke memele nei.Here the angels sing.memele₂
  poʻe memelethe singersmemele₂
memomemo kūlokointernal memo, as in telecommunicationkūloko
 kākau i memoto take a message; to write a memomemo
 memo kūlokointernal memorandum, as in telecommunicationmemo
 Ua kau ʻo ia i ka memo kāpipili ma ka paia i ʻike ai kona hoa noho.He put the self-adhesive note on the wall so that his roommate would see it.kāpipili
meneihu meneflat-nosedmene₁
 Ua mene ka ihu o ka waʻa.The prow of the canoe is blunted.mene₁
 E mene mai i hope.Step back.mene₂
menehuneE menehune mai kākou i ka hana.Let's get together and get the work done like Menehune.menehune₂
 Wawā ka Menehune i PuʻukaPele ma Kauaʻi, pūʻoho ka manu o ka loko o Kawainui ma Koʻolauloa, Oʻahu.Menehune speak at Puʻu-ka-Pele, birds at Kawai Nui pond at Koʻolau Loa, Oʻahu, are startled.Puʻukapele
menemeneE menemene ana au i kaʻu mea e menemene aku ai.I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion.menemene
 E menemene ana au i kaʻu mea e menemene aku ai.I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion.menemene
 Menemene au i kuʻu moʻopuna.I so do not want anything to happen to my grandson.menemene
meʻoMeʻo maoli kēia kamaliʻi i ka mea ʻai.These children are begging, watching, reaching for the food.meʻo₁
meʻomeʻoWahine momona waiū lewa, too muchee meʻomeʻo i kaʻu sikaliki.Fat woman with hanging breasts, always hanging around for my cigarette.meʻomeʻo₁
meonekikāpiki meonekicole slawmeoneki
MesiaKa Mesia, ka hiwahiwa a ke Akua.The Messiah, the chosen of God.hiwahiwa
metalametala ʻōʻāalloyōʻā
meumeuIhu meumeuflat nosemeumeu₁
mhpHe holo lohi wale kēia mhp kahiko.This old CPU runs so slow.mīkini heluhelu pā
He aha kāu ?What did you dream about?mī₂
  Laiana.Mr. Lyons.mī₅
mihamiha lanaauflowing quietly along, as a currentmiha
 ʻO Pele koʻu akua, miha ka lani, miha ka honua.Pele is my god, silent the heavens, silent the earth.miha
 ʻO Pele koʻu akua, miha ka lani, miha ka honua.Pele is my god, silent the heavens, silent the earth.miha
mihiE mihi ʻoe iāia.Apologize to him.mihi
 kāna mihi ʻanahis confessionmihi
 mihi makedeath-bed repentance; to repent too late to remedy or prevent; tardy repentancemihi
 Ua mihi au i kuʻu hele ʻana.I'm sorry about my going.mihi
 E mihi mua i ka hewa, a wehewehe i hoʻohihia i kuakahi ka lāʻau.First repent of wrong doings, free [your mind] of problems, so the medicine will be free to work [common advice of old medical kāhuna].kuakahi₃
mihoE miho ana ʻoia i ka pōhaku no ke kūkulu .He is piling up stones for fence building.miho
miʻiMiʻi nohoʻi ʻo Nani.Nani is certainly pretty.miʻi₂
mikaholo kikī haneli mikahundred-meter dashholo kikī
 ʻaʻena ʻekolu mikathree-meter line violationʻaʻena
mīkamīka kākiparking meter. see kū kākimīka₂
mīkāmīkā anakonuisostasy, i.e. the equilibrium of the earth's crust, in geology.anakonu
 ana mīkā ea kuhikuhianeroid barometerana mīkā ea
 aʻalonoa mīkāpressure receptoraʻalonoa
 ana mīkā eabarometerea
 ʻōnaehana mīkā emilow-pressure system, in meteorology. cf. ʻōnaehana mīkā piʻiemi
 aʻalonoa mīkāpressure receptormīkā
 ana mīkā eabarometermīkā
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mīkanamīkana makanahelepapaya growing wildmakanahele
mikiHe aha kāu ʻo ka miki ʻana aku nei i laila?Why were you so prompt in going there?miki₁
 miki poidab of poi, as on the fingermiki₂
 miki pololeifresh poi, said to be so called because it wasn't tasty and one was content with a dab or twomiki₂
 miki pāluato eat poi with two fingerspā-₁
 miki pākahito dip in succession for poi; to eat poi successivelypākahi
 miki pāpākahito dip up poi with one fingerpāpākahi
 miki pāpāluato eat poi with two fingerspāpālua
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mikiʻalaE mikiʻala mai i ke kakahiaka nui.Be here promptly in the early morning.mikiʻala
mikiʻaohoʻohinuhinu mikiʻaofingernail polishhinuhinu₁
 hoʻohinuhinu mikiʻaofingernail polishhoʻohinuhinu₁
 koli mikiʻaoto pare nailskoli₁
mikihilinaKāhiko ā oki ā pāʻihiʻihi, lawe ā linohau ā mikihilina.Dressed in best, neatest finery, most fine and ornate.mikihilina
mikilimamikilima mīkohugood-looking glovesmīkohu
 mikilima pōhilibaseball glove, mittpōhili
MikiluaKālewa mauka o Mikilua.[mist] drifting by the uplands of Mikilua.kālewa₁
mikimikiNa ka ʻeleu mikimiki (nāna e) ka lawe lilo.First come, first served.mikimiki₁
 Na ka mikimiki mua ka loaʻa.For the most alert one the gains.mikimiki₁
 Mikimiki mai ka ʻowau , no ka hemahema o ia ala.The cat is on the alert, when someone is careless.ʻoau₂
mīkinamīkina heluadding machine; comptometerhelu₁
mīkinimīkini hoʻonoho hua paʻi palapalalinotype machinenoho₂
 mīkini ʻoki mauʻulawn mowerʻoki mauʻu
 kopa mīkini holoi dishwasher soappā₂
 mīkini holoi dishwasherpā₂
 mīkini wāwahi pōhakurock crusherwāwahi
 Ua wili ʻia kou niho me ka mīkini wili.Your tooth was drilled with the drill.wili₁
 mīkini ʻapo leorecorderʻapo leo₁
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mikioiMikioi ka hana ʻia ʻana o kēla pākaukau.This table is neatly and skillfully made.mikioi₁
 Ka makani Mikioi a Lehua.The gusty Mikioi wind of Lehua Island.Mikioi₂
mikoUa miko ka lopi.The thread has kinked.miko₂
mīkohumikilima mīkohugood-looking glovesmīkohu
mīkoikāmano mīkoisalmon eaten in small bitsmīkoi
mīkoleʻO kona mīkole ia ā hiki i ka e loaʻa ai.He perseveres until he obtains.mīkole₂
mīkolohuahe ʻeʻena a mīkolohua ka ʻōleloimpressive and eloquent in speechʻeʻena₂
mikolololehuahaʻiʻōelo mikolololehuaexpressive speech, speech to entertainhaʻiʻōlelo
 haʻiʻōlelo mikolololehuaexpressive speech, a speech to entertainmikolololehua₁
mil/hlma ka lākiō he 60 mil/hlat the rate of 60 mphlākiō
mileʻEono mile ke kaʻawale.Six miles away.kaʻawale
 Inā e hoʻopihapiha ʻoe i ka pepa no ka helu lele pinepine, hiki ʻoe ke ʻohi i mile a loaʻa kahi kikiki manuahi.If you fill out the frequent-flyer number form, you can accrue miles until you get a free ticket.helu lele pinepine
 Ma ka pālākiō palapala ʻāina, ua like hoʻokahi ʻīniha ma kēia poepoe honua me 300 mile ma ka honua.In map scale, one inch on this globe is equal to 300 miles on the earth.pālākiō palapala ʻāina
miliKa iʻa mili i ka lima.The fish [ʻoʻopu] fondled in the hand [easily caught].mili₁
 Nui ka mili o kāna hana.His work is very slow.mili₂
 Mili nanea mau i kāna moʻopuna.Constantly absorbed and delighted in his grandchild.mili nanea
 Ulu ohiohi lehua o Panaʻewa i ka mili ʻia e ka ua Kanilehua.The lehua of Panaʻewa grow splendidly, constantly fondled by the lehua-drinking rain.ohiohi₁
milianiHe pua ua miliani ʻia e ka Mālualua Kiʻi Wai.She was a flower gently caressed by the water-fetching Mālualua wind.miliani
milikaʻaUa milikaʻa ʻia e ka Inuwai.Caressed repeatedly by the Water-drinking wind.milikaʻa
 Ua milikaʻa ʻia e ka Inuwai.Caressed repeatedly by the Water-drinking wind.Inuwai
mililaniE komo ʻoukou i loko a kona ʻīpuka me ka mililani.Enter into his gates with thanksgiving.mililani
milimili kino ē, kiʻi milimili.Your body, a beloved doll.milimili₁
 He keu nohoʻi kou milimili.How extraordinarily slow you are.milimili₂
milionahapa miliona kekonamicrosecond, in mathhapa miliona
miliʻopuKa iʻa miliʻopu i ka limathe fish caught in the handmiliʻopu
mīlkiniUa hakuhia ia kekahi mīlkini hou.A new machine was invented by him/her.hakuhia
miloMilo ʻia ka moʻolelo.The tale was told.milo₂
 milo liʻifine twisting [as sennit]milo₂
MiloliʻiKūwili me kahi huluhulu moe kēhau o Miloliʻi.Moving restlessly on a blanket lying on the dew of Miloliʻi.huluhulu₃
MiluMauʻaʻeʻaʻe ʻo Milu i ke kapu a Kāne.Milu and his companions broke the taboo of Kane.mauʻaʻeʻaʻe
 ke ao o Miluthe realm of the underworldao₃
 Ā hiki i lalo Milu.Going down to Milu.
mimiPupule ka moa, ʻaʻohe puka mimi.The chicken is crazy, it has no urine vent. [the vulgar latter part of this saying is sometimes omitted].pupule
 Inā e mimi, ʻaʻohe koe ʻāina i ka lilo i ka wai.If [he] urinates, there is no land that is not carried off by the water [i.e., all the land becomes water].koe₁
 Inā e mimi, ʻaʻohe koe ʻāina i ka lilo i ka wai.If [he] urinates, there is no land that does not turn into water [that is not flooded completely].lilo₁
 mimi diabetes
mimikiPehea ʻoukou i mimiki aku nei maʻō?What made you get there so quickly?mimiki₁
 kai mimikia roiling sea, as caused by an earthquakemimiki₂
 wahī mimikishrink-wrapping; to shrink-wrapmimiki
miminopoloka miminowrinkled frogpoloka
MinaKuemi iki akula ʻo Mina ma ke poʻo o ka pukakī i hiki i hoa kime ke hoʻonohonoho lākou iho.Mina brought out the ball a little outside the top of the key so that his teammates could position themselves.kuemi
minaminaMinamina au i kona puka ʻole ʻana mai ke kula mai.I regret she did not graduate from school.minamina₁
 Minamina nohoʻi.Too bad, what a shame.minamina₁
 ʻAʻole minamina ʻo lākou i ke ola.They do not set much value on human life.minamina₂
 He mea minamina ʻia ke keiki.A child is to be prized.minamina₂
 Minamina au i kēia pepa.I'm saving with this paper.minamina₃
 ʻAʻole mākou aʻe minamina i ka puʻu kālā a ke aupuni.We do not care about the government's sum of money.puʻu kālā
 ʻAʻole mākou aʻe minamina i ka puʻu kālā a ke aupuni.We do not care about the government's sum of money.aʻe₅
minelalawai minelalamineral waterminelala
minukeʻUmi minuke i koe, kani ka hola ʻewalu.Ten minutes before eight; lit., ten minutes remaining strikes the hour eight.kani₁
 ʻumi minuke i koe, kani ka hola ʻelimaten minutes before five [remaining ten minutes, sound the fifth hour]koe₁
 lima kuhikuhi minukeminute handlima kuhikuhi
 I loko o minuke hope ʻelima, e pale lulumi nui kākou.In the last five minutes of the game, let's concentrate on the press defense.pale lulumi
 puni o ka minuke (p/min)revolutions per minute (rpm)puni₇
 ʻUmi nui ʻia ʻo Karl Malone e ʻekolu mea kūpale i minuke hope loa o ka hoʻokūkū.Karl Malone usually gets pressured by three defenders in the last few minutes of the game.ʻumi
 ʻumi minuke i hala, kani ka hola ʻewalu.ten minutes after eightʻumi minuke i hala
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minuteMa laila i hōʻoiaʻiʻo ai lāua i lāua mau minute ʻoluʻolu.There they fulfilled their minutes of pleasure.ʻoiaʻiʻo
 Ma laila i hōʻoiaʻiʻo ai lāua i lāua mau minute ʻoluʻolu.There they fulfilled their minutes of pleasure.hōʻoiaʻiʻo
mioE holo pololei ai kona waʻa ma ka mio a ke kai.His canoe sails straight with the current of the sea.mio₁
 ʻIo o mio lani.Hawk disappearing into the sky.mio₁
 Maʻō i mio aku nei.Went swiftly that way.mio₁
 Ua mio ʻia aku nei ke kālā a Paulo.Paul's money was quickly stolen.mio₁
 He kīloi piʻo nui ʻo Kareem Abdul Jabar, no ka mea, mio wale ʻo ia ma ia hana.Kareem Abdul Jabar does a lot of hook shots because he is so good at it.kī piʻo
 kaʻa miosports carmio
mīʻoiMīʻoi na ke kūlele.Offsides on the offense.mīʻoi
miomioE ʻopi aʻe a miomio.Fold neat and trim [as clothes].miomio₂
 kāmaʻa miomioshoe with pointed toemiomio₂
 kākiko miomioprecision bitmappingkākiko
 kākiko miomioprecision bitmappingmiomio
 Ua komo ka ʻai kolu a ke miomio ʻana a Piʻikea.Piʻikea's expertly shot three-pointer went in.ʻai kolu
MisisipiHe ʻaumana ʻo Misouri no Misisipi.The Missouri is a tributary of the Mississippi.ʻaumana₁
MisouriHe ʻaumana ʻo Misouri no Misisipi.The Missouri is a tributary of the Mississippi.ʻaumana₁
miterioma ka miterio o Kou ʻEnekerea Hemolelethrough the mystery of Thy Holy IncarnationʻEnekelea
ka pawaday breaks
  ka pikocut the navel cord [said also of related persons who sever relationship]
  ka piko, moku ka piko, wehe i ka piko.The navel cord is cut [friendship between related persons is broken; a relative is cast out of a family].piko₁
  ka ʻeʻeiao o ka puaʻa.Cut off is the ear of the pig.ʻeʻeiao
moamoa mahifighting cockmahi₂
 ʻEhia hua moa make ka hapalua.How many eggs for fifty cents?make₃
 mākena wale ua moalots of chickensmākena
 makiki moacockfightmakiki₁
 Ke hoʻomalihini mai nei kahi moa a kākou.Our chicken reveals that guests are coming.malihini
 He liʻi ka moa, kau ana ka moa i luna o ka hale.The chicken is a chief, the chicken perches at the top of the house.moa₁
 He liʻi ka moa, kau ana ka moa i luna o ka hale.The chicken is a chief, the chicken perches at the top of the house.moa₁
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moʻaʻAi i kalo moʻa.Eat cooked taro. [enjoy a life of ease, contentment]moʻa
 moʻa hapapartially cooked, soft-boiledmoʻa
 moʻa loaovercooked, well done, hard boiledmoʻa
 na ʻōpuʻu maka moʻa me ke ahifresh ears [of grain] parched with fireʻōpuʻu₁
 Pupuhi ka umu, moʻa pala ka ʻai.When the oven smokes, the food is underdone. [(not enough steam remains inside to cook the food) said of one who does a lot of enthusiastic talking, but can't knuckle down to business]pala₃
 moʻa palahēovercooked to the point of falling apart, as meatpalahē
 pelena moʻa ʻolebread dough; lit., uncooked breadpelena
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MoaUa lele ka hanu o Moa.Moa's breath has departed [he has died]. See also ʻuhane.lele₁
MoaʻeMoaʻe .strong Moaʻe.Moaʻe
 Moaʻe pehua strong Moaʻe windpehu₁
 Kōhia mai mākou e ka makani Moaʻe.We were held back by the Moaʻe wind.kōhia
 Moaʻe strong Moaʻe tradewindkū₁₄
moakaʻO moaka ke ao.The cloud stands clear.moaka
mōakaakaʻike mōakaakato see clearly. cf. akaakamōakaaka
mōakākaUa wehewehe ʻia ʻōkuhi a mōakāka.The instructions were explained clearly.mōakāka
moʻalaKe moʻala maila ka ʻono o ka ʻai.The savor of food has been renewed.moʻala₂
MoalaNie au, Moala, ʻehia inu ʻawa ?I asked with curiosity, Moala, how many kawa drinkers?nie₁
mōʻaliHilo, he puahilohilo ke ʻano, no ka mea ʻaʻole i aka loa aʻe kona nui, akā ua mōʻali maʻawe keʻokeʻo iki wale .The lunar night of Hilo, the nature of the moon is a narrow sliver, because its full size has not been made clear, but is just a small white fibrous strand.puahilohilo
mōʻalihakuwāwahie mōʻalihakufossil fuelwāwahie
moamahiUa moamahi ʻoia i ka naʻauao.He cherished and cultivated wisdom.moamahi
moanaKanaka ʻili mākuʻe o ka moana Pākīpika.Dark-skinned native of the Pacific Ocean.mākuʻe₁
 Ke nalu nei ka moana.The ocean is full of waves.nalu₁
 Ka ua hele ma ka moana.The rain coming pattering over the open sea.nū₁
 Pua ehu akula ka moana.The ocean spray flies.pua ehu
 Puleileho ka moana.The sea is stormy.puleileho
 Mehe kapa kea ka ʻale o ka moana, ka puʻoa a ke kai i moku manu.Like white tapa are the billows of the ocean, as the sea lashes against the bird islands.puʻoa
  ka ʻea i ka moana.The spray rises in the sea.ʻea₄
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moaniMoani ke ʻala o ka ʻawapuhi.Wind-blown is the ginger perfume.moani
 Na ka moani i hali mai, hone ana i ke kai.Brought by the moani breeze, spreading sweetly to the sea.hone₁
 Hōʻināʻinau mea ipo i ka nahele, hoʻokokoe ana ka maka i ka moani.Lovers are wooing in the woods, casting shy glances at the wafted fragrance.kokoe
moanoMoano ka lehua.The lehua flowers become red.moano₂
 Kīloi papahele ʻo Moano ma waena o wāwae o Kahu a hiki Pono.Moano made a bounce pass between the legs of Kahu and over to Pono.kīloi papahele
moʻauMoe moʻau ke kahaone.The sandy beach lies stretched out.moʻau
mōʻauimōʻaui kemikalachemical activitykemikala
 hōʻeleu mōʻauicatalystmōʻaui
 mea mōʻauireactormōʻaui
 mōʻaui kemikalachemical activitymōʻaui
mōʻaukalahakupuni mōʻaukalahistorical fictionhakupuni
moauliKēlā ʻāina i ka moauli.That land in the dark blue ocean.moauli
mōchīlaiki mōchīmochi rice. also lāisi mōchīlaiki
 laiki mōchīmochi ricemōchī
 lāisi mōchīmochi ricemōchī
moeʻAʻole e moe kuʻu maka ā kuʻu makemake.My eyes won't sleep until my wish is accomplished. [said with determination]maka₁
 Mānalo ka moe.The dream is made harmless.mānalo₂
 Moe moʻau ke kahaone.The sandy beach lies stretched out.moʻau
 ʻAʻohe e moe kuʻu maka ā kuʻu makemake.My eyes shall not sleep until my desire is obtained.moe₁
 hale moesleeping housemoe₁
 kapu moeprostration taboomoe₁
 Moe ʻia ka iwi ʻaoʻao e ke kanaka ʻē.The rib bones will be laid to rest by strangers.moe₁
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moeaMoea ʻoe i Hawaiʻi nui.Go directly to great Hawaiʻi.moea₂
moeāhelu hapa moeācomplex number, in mathhapa moeā
 helu hapa moeācomplex number, in mathmoeā
 helu moeāimaginary number. cf. helu maolimoeā
 hoʻohele moeāto utilize guided imagerymoeā
 laina moeāimaginary linemoeā
moeʻalākoʻe moeʻalāpolychaete worm, a kind of worm found underneath stream rockskoʻe
moekahiMoekahi ka hana.The work is going ahead.moekahi₂
 Pāʻina aku nei wau ma laila ʻekolu ahiahi moekahi i kelā pule aku nei.I had dinner there three consecutive evenings last week.moekahi
moekoloheʻAʻohe maʻi luku ʻē aʻe nāna e melu a nome aku, ʻo ka rama, moekolohe, like .No other destructive disease is as weakening and continuing as liquor, adultery, [and] such.melu₁
 naʻau moekolohewhorish heartmoekolohe
 walewale moekolohelibidinous soliciting, adulterous temptingwalewale₂
 moekoloheadulterykolohe
moemoe moemoe aʻe lāua.Then the two slept together.moemoe₂
moenaHe aha ka mea i mākī ʻia ai kēia moena.Why was this mat rolled up?mākī
 Na ka lawaiʻa e kuhikuhi i ka moena e hoʻomoe ai i ka ʻupena.The fisherman points out the place to set the net.moena₃
 moena i muato forge aheadmoena₄
 e nana moena anaplaiting matsnana₁
 moena kumu nuʻaa sleeping mat made thick at one end to serve as a head rest; lit., mat piled beginningnuʻa₁
 nuʻa moenaa heap of matsnuʻa₁
 E ʻōmea aku i ka moena.Put the mat in the sun.ʻōmea₃
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moepoʻoE moepoʻo aku ana au ā hiki i ke ʻana o koʻu makemake.I'll keep right on until my desire is fulfilled.moepoʻo
moeʻuhaneʻoki i ka moeʻuhanecancel the dream [end bad effects of a dream by Christian prayer]ʻoki₁
 Hikilele aʻela ʻo Lāʻieikawai, he moeʻuhane .Lāʻieikawai awoke startled, but it was a dream.hikilele
mōhāhāE ulu ana me ka mōhāhā o kona mau lālā i lau uliuli.Growing with branches spreading wide with green leaves.mōhāhā₁
 Mōhāhā kāna kalo.His taros are well filled out.mōhāhā₁
mōhaiʻO ka malila mōhai a Kaululani, nona ke aka ka hihiʻo i ka nei.The ghostly offering of Kaululani, to him belonged the shadow, the fleeting dream of last night.malila₁
 Ua mōhai ʻia ʻo Kristo, kākou mōliaola no kākou.Christ our passover is sacrificed for us.mōliaola
 He mōhai i kaumaha ʻia ma ke ahi Iēhowa, ka maka ʻupena e uhi ana ka naʻau, a me ka nikiniki apau ma ka naʻauan offering made by fire to Jehovah, the fat that covers the intestines, and all the membrane with the intestines.nikiniki₂
 mōhai ʻaicereal offeringʻai₁
mohalaMohala maka.The eyes are open [a frank countenance].maka₁
 Nani hoʻi lau nahele e ʻōmaka ana, e mohala ana ā e makalapua ana.Beautiful indeed are the budding plants, opening and blossoming.makalapua
 ʻAʻohe mohala pono ka manaʻo.A thought not clearly stated or brought out.mohala
 mohala ka helehelenapleasant, open featuresmohala
 Aʻeaʻe mohala i luna o ke kukui.Streaks of silvery gray showing on the candlenut tree. [said of a graying person]aʻeaʻe₁
 Kaulana ke Au Palaʻo Kūkahiko o ʻAikupita i ka mohala hikiwawe ʻana o ka ʻoihana kuhikuhipuʻuone.The Old Kingdom is marked by rapid mastery of stone architecture.Au Palaʻo Kūkahiko
 I ka o ka pupū o ka mohala ʻana o ka hoʻokele waiwai o ka Mokuʻāina, pono e ʻimi i ʻano like ʻole o ka hoʻomohala waiwai ʻana.Whenever the State's economic growth is weak, other types of economic development must be sought.hoʻomohala waiwai
mōhalapuaKona o ka mōhalapua.His days of blossoming youth.mōhalapua
MohaluHe mau mahina māhuahua ʻo Mohalu, Hua, Akua, a me Hoku.Mohalu, Hua, Akua, and Hoku are nights that the moon waxes.māhuahua
mōhaluhale mōhaluhouse of relaxationmōhalu₁
mōhaluhaluMōhaluhalu ka ʻai ʻana a ka iʻa.The fish are opening [their mouths] to bite.mōhaluhalu
 Mōhaluhalu ka lihilihi o ka pua.The petals of the flowers unfold in blossom.mōhaluhalu
MohamekaHoʻokumu ʻia hoʻomana Mohameka, Iudaio, a me ke Kalikiano ma luna o ke kumu aʻo o ka hoʻomana akua kahi.The Muslim, Jewish, and Christian religions are based upon the principle of monotheism.hoʻomana akua kahi
mohihioMohihio hoʻi ka makani.The wind is drafty.mohihio₁
mōhihiʻokiʻiʻoniʻoni mōhihiʻoscience fiction moviemōhihiʻo
mōhioMōhio ʻopeʻope.Gust that scatters bundles; fig., careless, heedless, impudent person.mōhio
mohokoho pāloka wae mohoprimary election. also wae mohopāloka
 ʻAʻohe mea nāna e hoʻopūhili, he moho no ka makani.There is none to blow [him] aside, for he is a wingless rail [or candidate] of a windy day. [admiration for one who lets nothing stop him from carrying out a task]pūhili₁
 Ua kamaʻilio aku moho kekahi me kekahi.The candidates conversed with one another.kekahi
 ʻO wai kāu moho i koho ai?Which candidate did you vote for?koho₁
 Manaʻo aku ka meia he pono ke mālama ʻia he anamanaʻo pāloka ma ke kaona e ʻike ai i ka papaha o kōna lanakila ʻana ma ka holo moho hou ʻana.The mayor felt it was necessary to canvass the town to see what his chances would be of winning a re-election bid.anamanaʻo pāloka
 wae moho kūākeaopen primarykūākea
 wae moho kūlokoclosed primarykūloko
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moholaheʻe moholaoctopus lying flat on the sea floor with tentacles spreadmohola
moiHe moi ka iʻa, ehu ka lani.Moi the fish, misty the sky [of easy victory].moi₁
  kuli ē, nuku moi oe.Your knees, like a moi fish nose.moi₁
 he nuku moi ʻoelike a moi [fish] beakʻoe₁
 ʻehu moifoam of sea where moi fish are foundʻehu₁
 He moi ka iʻa, ehu ka lani.Moi the fish, misty the sky. [of easy victory]. ʻehu₁
 ʻEhuehu kai, noho ka moi.Where the sea foams, the moi fish lives.ʻehuehu
mōʻīOla ka mōʻī i ke Akua.God save the king.ola₁
 mōʻī ʻoluʻolugracious majestyʻoluʻolu
 I ka poni mōʻī ʻana, pau ā pau.At the coronation, everyone [was there].pau ā pau
 ʻOia ka poni mōʻī, i poni ʻia ai aliʻi.That was the coronation day on which the monarchs were crowned.poni₁
 ʻAʻole i ʻupu iho, komo mai ana ka mōʻī wahine.In a moment, the queen entered [lit., not indeed a thought given]. cf. ʻū₂.ʻupu
 hōʻailona mōʻībadge or emblem of royalty, sceptre-ʻailona
 aupuni mōʻīmonarchyaupuni
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mōʻikeE hele ana au e nīnau i ka mōʻike.I'm going to question the dream interpreter.mōʻike
MoikehaʻO Moikeha, mai Kahiki ka hele ʻana mai, i ʻaʻaia i ke aloha o Luʻukia.Moikeha was from Kahiki, where he was mad with love for Lu'ukia.ʻaʻaia
 Hailona ʻo Moikeha i keiki āna, i akaaka lākou mea ikaika a koa.Moikeha tested his children to discover their strength and valor.hailona
MōʻiliʻiliMōʻiliʻiliPebble lizard.mō-₂
mokahoʻoleina mokadunghillmoka
 hoʻoleina mokadung heapleina
 hoʻoleina mokadung heaphoʻoleina
MōkapuMōkapuTaboo district.
MokekaoHe kanahā makahiki i paʻa ai ke kaua koʻekoʻe ma waena o Wakinekona a me Mokekao.The cold war between Washington and Moscow lasted for forty years.kaua koʻekoʻe
mōkemaE ʻoluʻolu e hoʻokuʻi i ka mōkema me ke kamepiula.Please connect the modem to the computer.hoʻokuʻi
 He mōkema paʻaloko kēia kamepiula.This computer has a built-in modem.paʻaloko
mōkioMōkio pololei maila i Kauaʻi.To go straight to Kauaʻi.mōkio₂
 woela mōkiorounded vowelmōkio
mokomokoʻŌkalakala koke aʻela ʻo ʻAiwohikupua e hele e mākaʻikaʻi i ka ʻaha mokomoko.ʻAiwohikupua bristled with eagerness to visit the boxing arena.ʻōkalakala₁
  ʻālapa e mākaukau ana no ka mokomokothe athletes skilled in boxingʻālapa
  ʻoneʻi mokomoko nui.The big fighter of this place.kō₇
 I ka nīnauele ʻia o Malignaggi, nemanema ʻo ia i luna loiloi i ke kaulike ʻole, a kapa akula hoʻi i ka haʻuki mokomoko i ka pulukeke.When Malignaggi was interviewed, he belittled the judges as unfair, and called boxing "bullshit".pulukeke
mokuMakawalu moku.Many islands are scattered haphazardly.makawalu₁
 Mālama moku ʻekāhi.First mate.mālama moku
  manawa ka moku.The ship stops infrequently.manawa₂
 Kai moku ka noho ʻana.Relations separated by the sea.moku₁
 Moku ka pawa.Dawn has broken.moku₁
 moku lehualehua forestmoku₂
 ʻau moku kauanavy. also pūʻali kaua moanamoku₃
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mokuahiUa ʻike au i ka mokuahi Kīlauea anaanapau ka holo.I saw the ship Kīlauea briskly sailing along.anaanapau
 Kuakahi, kualua koʻu lohe ʻana, ua hiki mai kahi mokuahi.Once, twice I've heard, the steamship's come in.kualua₂
mokuʻāinahōʻikeʻike mokuʻāinastate fairhōʻikeʻike
 kānāwai hoʻolilo mokuʻāinaadmission act, statehood acthoʻolilo
 papa kānāwai wai o ka mokuʻāinastate water codekānāwai
 Lilo ʻo Hawaiʻi he mokuʻāina ma ke kānāwai hoʻolilo mokuʻāina o 1959.Hawaiʻi became a state by the statehood act of 1959.kānāwai hoʻolilo mokuʻāina
 Lilo ʻo Hawaiʻi he mokuʻāina ma ke kānāwai hoʻolilo mokuʻāina o 1959.Hawaiʻi became a state by the statehood act of 1959.kānāwai hoʻolilo mokuʻāina
 komikina hoʻohana ʻāina o ka mokuʻāinastate land use commissionkomikina
 Ke loaʻa i ke aupuni mokuʻāina ka loaʻa pākeu, he hoʻihoʻi ʻia paha i kupa ma ka ʻauhau.When the state government has a surplus, it may be returned to the citizens at tax time.loaʻa pākeu
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mokuhaliInā i ola ʻo Kalākaua i kēia mau a kono ʻia maila e kau i ka mokuhali lewa lipo me kelalani, e hele ʻiʻo ʻo ia.If Kalākaua were alive today and invited to travel with the astronauts on a space ship, he would certainly go.mokuhali lewa lipo
mokuhiaʻAʻole pio ke aloha i wai he nui loa, ʻaʻole ia e mokuhia e waikahe.Waters cannot quench love, nor can floods drown it.mokuhia
 mokuhia ka excessive discharge of fecesmokuhia
 mokuhia mahopeto run aftermokuhia
 Paʻa ʻole i ka mokuhia a ka waimaka.Unchecked in the bursting forth of tears.mokuhia
mokuhonuahene mokuhonuacontinental slopemokuhonua
 holopapa mokuhonuacontinental shelfmokuhonua
 mokuhonuacontinental crustmokuhonua
 pāpaʻa mokuhonuacontinental crustpāpaʻa₈
mokulelema ka mokuleleby airmokulele
 mokulele hoʻopahū nuilarge bomberpahū
 hoʻouna na ka mokuleleto send by air mail-una
 moku halihali mokuleleaircraft carrierhalihali
 Lele mai he mokulele i ʻano hapakuʻe kona mau ʻenekina me ʻelua wale mau ʻenekina e kakaʻa ana.An airplane came, the motors of which were somewhat crippled … only two motors were turning over.hapakuʻe
 hoʻouna na ka mokuleleto send by air mailhoʻouna
 mokulele hēkījet airplanehēkī
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mokuliaPau ka limu i ka mokuliaall the seaweed is broken offmokulia
mokumokukoʻa mokumokubroken coral bitsmokumoku₁
 Ke koʻa mokumoku o Heʻeia.The broken coral beds of Heʻeia [an expression used in songs and chants referring to Heʻeia, Oʻahu].koʻa₁
mokumokuāhuaUa mokumokuāhua kona manawa i kona kaikaina.His bowels did yearn upon his brother.mokumokuāhua
 Mokumokuāhua loko, kupākupā koili i ka ʻino.Heart torn with grief, penetrating, heart-rending tragedy.koili
mokupawaE mokupawa ai ka ua mahina ʻai.The farming rains are intermittent.mokupawa
 Ua like me ka ʻeku ʻana a ka puaʻa ka mokupawa o ka ʻāina.The breaking up of the soil is like a pig's rooting.mokupawa
mokupunimokupuni pālahalahalow or flat island, atollmokupuni
 Hoʻonākū mauna, kaʻahē mokupuni.The mountains are in distress, the islands gasp for breath.-nākū
 ʻO ʻaoʻao apau o ua wahi mokupuni pōhaku , he mania e hiki ʻole ai i māiʻuʻu o ke kanaka ke wawaʻu aku ā kau i luna.All the sides of this rocky island are slippery and men cannot claw with their fingernails to rest on top.wawaʻu
 Ka mokupuni kai lalo, ʻo Kauaʻi, Kauaʻi.The island of the western sea.kai₁
 Ua kīloulou ʻia maʻawe koko aliʻi lehulehu mai kēlā ā mai kēia mokupuni.The many threads of royal blood are interwoven from one island to another.kīloulou
 Ka mokupuni ʻo IereseJersey IslandIerese
 Ka mokupuni ʻo HuanadenowaJuan De Nova IslandHuanadenowa
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molaHe huila nui e kaʻa mola ana.A big wheel revolving.mola
mōlaʻeMōlaʻe ke alo o ka pali.The face of the cliff is clear.mōlaʻe
molaibadahateʻamoniuma molaibadahateammonium molybdatemolaibadahate
 ʻamoniuma molaibadahateammonium molybdateʻamoniuma
molakeaKe pane aku nei au me ka molakea.I hereby answer clearly.molakea
molakimea paʻa molakimortgageemolaki
 mea paʻa molakimortgageepaʻa₁
moleHoʻi hou i ka mole.Return to the family, as after estrangement.mole₁
 ʻO ka puni kālā ʻo ka mole ia o ka hewa.Love of money is the root of evil.mole₁
 He iʻa lapuwale, he pāpaʻi niho mole.A worthless sea creature, a crab with missing claw.niho mole
 mole aleloroot of the tonguealelo₁
 ʻami molesame as ʻami kūmua, ablative preposition (mai)ʻami₄
 Mai ka ʻōʻili i Haʻehaʻe a hāliʻi i ka mole o Lehua.From the appearance of the sun at Haʻehaʻe till it spreads its light to the foundation of LehauHaʻehaʻe₄
mōlehuHe lele kekahi mau ʻano ʻōpeʻapeʻa i hola mōlehulehu o ke ahiahi, no ka mea, he ala mōlehu ia mau ʻano holoholona.Some kinds of bats fly only in the twilight hours of the evening because they are crepuscular creatures.ala mōlehu
 ala mōlehucrepuscular, i.e. appearing or flying in the twilightmōlehu
mōlehulehuHe lele kekahi mau ʻano ʻōpeʻapeʻa i hola mōlehulehu o ke ahiahi, no ka mea, he ala mōlehu ia mau ʻano holoholona.Some kinds of bats fly only in the twilight hours of the evening because they are crepuscular creatures.ala mōlehu
 Ūa hoʻi wau i ka hale i ka mōlehulehu ʻana o ka .I returned home at dusk.mōlehulehu
mōliaE mōlia mai e make.Curse so [he] shall die.mōlia
mōliaolaʻAhaʻaina mōliaola.The feast of the Passover.mōliaola
 Ua mōhai ʻia ʻo Kristo, kākou mōliaola no kākou.Christ our passover is sacrificed for us.mōliaola
mōlinamōlina kaʻakaʻaopen framekaʻakaʻa
 mōlina kiʻiakaslide mountkiʻiaka
 mōlina kiʻipicture framemōlina
 mōlina kiʻiakaslide mountmōlina
 mōlina pukaanianiwindow framemōlina
 mōlina kaʻakaʻaopen framemōlina
 mōlina paʻaclosed framemōlina
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moloE molo mai ʻoe ā paʻa pono kēia pūʻolo.Tie this so the bundle is quite secure.molo
moloāMoloā au i ka hele i laila.Iʻm too lazy to go there.moloā
molokaʻiMolokaʻi pule oʻo.Molokaʻi [of the] potent prayers. [fig. reference to Molokaʻi's fame in sorcery].oʻo
 Hala aʻe ka lae o Kalāʻau, oni ana Molokaʻi mamua.Passing Kalāʻau Point, Molokaʻi appears ahead.oni
 E ʻalo aʻe ʻoe mākou ā hiki aku i Molokaʻi.Escort us to Molokaʻi.ʻalo₂
 Lānaʻi, Molokaʻi nui a Hina, hape hapenuia.Lānaʻi, great Molokaʻi [child] of Hina, happy, happy New Year.hapenūia
mololaMolola kēia keiki.This child is tall.molola
molowāUa akula ka molowā.Lazy person just lounges about.
MolukaKe kai ʻo MolukaMolluca SeaMoluka
momiHe momi waiwai nui.Hawaiian translation of the title of the English book "A Pearl of Great Price" by Joseph Smith, the Mormon prophet.momi₁
 Kuʻu momi makamae.My precious pearl. [a beloved person]momi₁
momoeMomoe aku i mua.To push ahead with determination.momoe₂
momokumomoku ahi kele kahifirebrand lighted at one end only before being hurled over a cliffkele₂
 momoku ahi kele luafirebrand lighted at both endskele₂
 ʻO ka pali o Kīkīʻōpua i Hoʻomalele, e lele ana momoku kuehu pali.At the cliffs of Kīkīʻōpua at Hoʻomalele, firebrands leap spraying over cliffs.kuehu
momolepipi wahine momolehornless cowmomole₁
momomiMomomi wale kuʻu ʻono i ka uhu māʻalo i kuʻu maka.My craving makes my mouth water for the parrotfish passing before my eyes.uhu₁
momonaʻO ka mea e hoʻomanawaleʻa aku, ā momona ia, a ʻo ka mea e hoʻomauʻu aku, e hoʻomauʻu ʻia, mai ʻoia.He who fre