updated: 12/18/2016

concordance of the example sentences

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Ka i maʻalili ai ka huhū.When wrath had been appeased.maʻalili
 Lawe i ka make.Taking at the time of death [a deceased might by his death remove taboos, curses, and sources of family discord: Nānā 137–8].make₁
  maʻucool time, as early morningmaʻū₁
 ʻO kona mīkole ia ā hiki i ka e loaʻa ai.He perseveres until he obtains.mīkole₂
 ʻO ʻOlopana ke aliʻi o ia e noho ana ma Oʻahu nei.ʻOlopana was the chief of this time ruling here on Oʻahu.noho₂
 E hoʻonomenome ʻoe i waha ā hiki i ka e pau ai kuʻu oli ʻana.Mouth your words until I finish my chant.nomenome
 Ia noho ihola lākou me ka nūnē aku a nūnē mai.Then they sat and asked wondering questions of each other.nūnē
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waʻa waʻa e māhoa aku ana.Canoes traveling together.māhoa
 Ā make na ʻIwa, na ke keiki ʻaihue a Kukui, ʻo ka waiwai o kuʻu waʻa.The reward for ʻIwa, Kukui's thieving son, is the value of my canoe.make₃
 Mamina au i ka lilo o ka waʻa.I'm sorry the canoe is lost.mamina
 Aukahi ka puaʻa, mānalo ka waʻa.Perfect the [sacrificial] pig, safe the canoe.mānalo₂
 manō ihu waʻashark traditionally said to rest its head on the outrigger of a canoe, beloved by fishermen and fed; lit., bow sharkmanō
 Ua mene ka ihu o ka waʻa.The prow of the canoe is blunted.mene₁
 E holo pololei ai kona waʻa ma ka mio a ke kai.His canoe sails straight with the current of the sea.mio₁
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WaʻahilaPuʻipuʻi ka ua Waʻahila o Mānoa.Stocky the Waʻahila rain of Mānoa.puʻipuʻi
 Ola ke kai o Kou i ka ua Waʻahila.The land of Kou [Honolulu] lives by the Waʻahila rain.Waʻahila
 Na ka ua Kuahine o Waʻahila e noho haʻanipo i ka wao.By the Kuahine rain of Waʻahila [Mānoa, Oʻahu] that dwells in love with the uplands.haʻanipo
waʻawaʻaWaʻawaʻa kāua hale, ʻaʻohe kānaka.Our house is desolate without people.waʻawaʻa₆
waʻawaʻahiaKa ua waʻawaʻahia o Waipiʻo.The furrow-cutting rain of Waipiʻo.waʻawaʻahia
waʻawaʻaikinaʻaupōWaʻawaʻaikinaʻaupō [Waʻawaʻaikinaʻaupō].Ignorant stupid one [name of a legendary simpleton].waʻawaʻa₃
waekoho pāloka wae mohoprimary election. also wae mohopāloka
 Pūkōkeʻe, ʻoia ke kaula e hīkiʻikiʻi ai i ka wae.The pūkōkeʻe ties down the canoe spreader.pūkōkeʻe
 hīmeni waeselected hymn or anthemwae₁
 hīmeni waeselected hymn or anthemhīmeni
 wae moho kūākeaopen primarykūākea
 wae moho kūlokoclosed primarykūloko
 pēmāʻōʻā wae ʻanoselective solubilitypēmāʻōʻā
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waeleNāna i waele ke ala, mahope aku mākou.He opened up the path, we followed [respect the older sibling].waele
 Kau kahaʻea i ka hana waele; palepale ʻauwai o lalo.The cumulus clouds appear during the task of weeding; clean the water-courses down below.kahaʻea
 I kahi ʻē ka ua, waele ʻē ke pulu.When the rain is elsewhere, open up beforehand the mulch [prepare for rain before it comes].ʻē₅
 I kahi ʻē ka ua, waele ʻē ke pulu.When the rain is elsewhere, open up beforehand the mulch [prepare for rain before it comes..ʻē₆
waenaUa hoʻopaʻapū lākou i waena ou me ka haunaele.They filled those around you with violence.paʻapū₁
 manamana waenamiddle finger (Niʻihau) also manamana loawaena₁
  mea kanu o ka waenathe herb of the fieldwaena₂
 waena alelocentral portion of the tonguealelo₁
 ʻanuʻu waenacomparative degreeʻanuʻu₅
 ʻO ka ukana māmā kūpono ua awelike ʻia iho i waena o mākou pākahi.The light parcels were divided among us.ʻawelika
 Ua hoʻoili ʻia ihola kekahi kaua hoʻomeamea ma waena o ʻaoʻao ʻelua.A mock battle was begun between the two sides.hoʻoili₁
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waenakonui waenakonu o ke kaiin the midst of the seawaenakonu
 He noniakahi kula o waenakonu o kūlanakauhale nui me ʻano lāhui a me kūlana noho kūʻonoʻono like ʻole mai ʻō a ʻō.The schools in the inner cities are integrated with all types of races and economic backgrounds from all around.noniakahi
wahaE ʻimi ana e hopu i kekahi mea no loko mai o kona waha, i niʻaniʻa ai lākou iāiaseeking to catch something from within his mouth with which they might accuse him.niʻaniʻa
 waha ninasoft mouth [said of a finicky eater]nina₁
 E hoʻonomenome ʻoe i waha ā hiki i ka e pau ai kuʻu oli ʻana.Mouth your words until I finish my chant.nomenome
 ʻOaka aʻela kona waha, aʻo maila ʻoia lākou.He opened his mouth instantly and taught them.ʻoaka₁
 waha okookovenemous, slanderous mouthokooko
 Paʻa ka ʻole i ka waha.Holds "no" in the mouth.ʻole₁
 Kani ʻolēʻolē ka waha o ka uila.The mouth of the lightning makes an incessant noise [of a garrulous person].ʻolēʻolē₂
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wahaheʻekapa wahaheʻe ʻanafalse impersonationwahaheʻe
 ʻO ka poʻe hoʻokiʻekiʻe ua ʻepa wahaheʻe mai lākou iaʻu.The proud have forged a lie against me.ʻepa₁
 hōʻike wahaheʻefalse witness; to lie, commit perjuryhōʻike₁
 hōʻike hoʻopunipuni, hōʻike wahaheʻefalse witness; to lie, commit perjuryʻike₁
 He keu ʻoe ā ke kanaka wahaheʻe.You're the greatest liar ever seen.keu
 Lena lākou i lākou mau alelo, e like me lākou kakaka, no ka wahaheʻe.They bend their tongues like their bows for lies.lena₃
WahaʻulaHe mau pana kaulana ma Kapaʻahu, ʻo ia hoʻi ka heiau ʻo Wahaʻula.There are some well-known places in Kapaʻahu, for example, the heaiu of Wahaʻula.pana₃
wahiHe māʻiluʻilu kona wahi uku.His wage is a mere pittance.māʻiluʻilu
 Emi maila ʻo Kamalama, ā ʻaneʻane e make i wahi koa.Kamalama fell behind and was almost killed by the warriors.make₁
 he wahi mākili houa drop of perspirationmākili
 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
 Maʻū ka lepo o kēia wahi.The earth here is damp.maʻū₁
 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
 a waiho ihola lākou ma luna o moe hilinaʻi a me wahi moeand laid them on beds and matsmoe hilinaʻi
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wahīĀ wahī ihola ʻoia i papa i ke gula.And he overlaid the boards with gold.wahī
 wahī makaanianiglasses casewahī
 niniki wahī iwiperiosteum, i.e. the tough membrane adhering tightly to a boneiwi
 wahī mimikishrink-wrapping; to shrink-wrapmimiki
 wahī pāleorecord album coverpāleo₂
 ʻO huahana kūpono no ke kaiapuni, he pēhāpopopo ke ʻano o ka pūʻolo e wahī ʻia ai.Products which are environmentally sound are packaged with biodegradable packaging.pēhāpopopo
 Pono e hana kope ʻia kēlā waihona ma ka wahī ʻōnaehana.That file needs to be copied to the system folder.wahī
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wāhihe nīnau wāhi pūniua question that cracks the skull [a difficult question]nīnau
 he nīnau wāhi pūniu,a question that cracks the skull [a difficult question]pūniu₃
 E wāhi mai i ka berena e ola ai.Break the bread of life.wāhi
 hikiʻole ke nahā (haʻi, wāhi), haʻi ʻole.unbreakablewāhi
 O wāhi mai, ē Lono, o wāhi ʻo luna, o wāhi ʻo lalo, o wāhi ka uka, o wāhi ke kai.Break through, O Lono, break through above, break through below, may the uplands break through, may the lowlands break through.wāhi
 O wāhi mai, ē Lono, o wāhi ʻo luna, o wāhi ʻo lalo, o wāhi ka uka, o wāhi ke kai.Break through, O Lono, break through above, break through below, may the uplands break through, may the lowlands break through.wāhi
 O wāhi mai, ē Lono, o wāhi ʻo luna, o wāhi ʻo lalo, o wāhi ka uka, o wāhi ke kai.Break through, O Lono, break through above, break through below, may the uplands break through, may the lowlands break through.wāhi
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wāhiaKa hūlili paʻa ʻaʻoe e wāhiathe strong bridge that cannot be broken.wāhia
wahiePipī ka wahie, hoʻonui ka pulupulu.If wood smolders, add more tinder.pipī
 ma ka ʻohiʻohi hele ʻana i ka wahie no ka puʻuahi nuigathering wood for the big bonfirepuʻuahi
 Kiwalaʻō maoli kāu hoʻonoho ʻana i ka wahie.How carelessly you have heaped the wood.kiwalaʻō
 hoʻokahi koka wahieone cord of firewoodkoka₃
 Pipī ka wahie, hoʻonui i ka pulupulu.If wood burns slowly, add more tinder.pulupulu₇
wahinehe wahine maikaʻi loa ke nānā akua woman very good to look atmaikaʻi
 hoʻomakamaka wahineto make friends with a womanmakamaka₁
 mālama wahinecaring for one's wifemālama₁
 E mālama hele i ka wahinetake constant care of the wifemālama hele
 wahine i male ʻolespinster, old maidmale₃
 wahine male houbridemale₃
 Mānaʻonaʻo au i ka pepehi a kuʻu keiki i kāna wahine.I am horrified at the beating given his wife by my nephew.mānaʻonaʻo
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wāhineNei akula ka ʻaha leʻaleʻa no kēia poʻe wāhine, no ke ʻano ʻē o lākou kapa.The pleasure gathering was in an uproar about the women and the strangeness of their tapa.nei₁
  wāhine kīheihei, pāʻū heihei a uka.Women with shawls, leaf-draped sarongs of the uplands.pāʻū heihei
 ka poʻe wāhinethe womenpoʻe₂
  pono o wāhinewomen's rightspono₁
  wāhinethe womenwāhine
 he poʻe wāhine wale just women, only womenwale nō
 Papaiʻawa aʻela ʻo ʻAiwohikupua me kona mau kaukaualiʻi a me haiā wāhine ona e hoʻopau i kāna ʻōlelo hoʻohiki.ʻAiwohikupua and his lesser chiefs and the women of the household made ceremonial kava offerings to put an end to his oath.haiā wahine₁
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wahomaʻi na waho maisickness from outside [caused by sorcery]maʻi₁
 ʻAʻole kona he make maoli, he make na waho.His was not a natural death, [but] a death by outsiders [sorcery].make₁
 he make na wahodeath by outside [sorcery, not a natural death]waho
 hanu i wahoexhalehanu
 Kūpono lākou i waho o Hanamāʻulu.They were just outside Hanamāʻulu.kūpono₁
 i waho lilofar outside, way outlilo₄
 mākala hiō o wahoexternal abdominus oblique musclehiō
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waiMa o wai ʻoukou i pili ai?Through whom are you related?ma
 Mai hoʻi kauwahi wai.Do give me a little water.mai₁
 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
 Mākili liʻiliʻi ka wai.Add a little water [as in mixing poi].mākili
 Ka wai lohi o Maleka.The sparkling water of America [alcoholic drink].Maleka₁
 wai hoʻomalulewater of relaxation [liquor]malule
 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
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waiaWaia nohoʻi ka inoa o ka ʻohana.The name of the family is disgraced.waia₁
WaiākeaPōʻieʻie ka lawaiʻa a nehu o Waiākea, i ka ua, i ke anu, i ka ua, i ke anu.The nehu fishers of Waiākea are weary of the rain, the cold, of the rain, the cold.pōʻieʻie
 Ua lilo ke kinipōpō Waiākea no ka holoholo ʻana a ke kūkahi o Hilo.The ball was turned over to Waiākea after the point guard for Hilo traveled.holoholo
Waiʻaleʻalehākaʻi lua nei i ke anu o Waiʻaleʻaleventuring again into the cold of Waiʻaleʻalehākaʻi
 Kau lua i ke anu Waiʻaleʻale, he maka hālalo ka lehua maka noe.The keen chill of the cold of Waiʻaleʻale settles, centers of lehua blossoms are overturned, misty centers.hālalo₁
 Kau lua i ke anu Waiʻaleʻale.Doubly chilled in the cold of [Mt.] Waiʻaleʻale.lī lua
 E kākuhi ʻoe i ka nui o ka ua o Waiʻaleʻale no hoʻokahi makahiki.Chart the rainfall on Waiʻaleʻale for one year.kākuhi
WaialohaOki kolihana ka pali o Waialoha.Very straight and tall is the cliff of Waialoha [admiration for a tall, well-formed person].kolihana
waialuaWaialua, laʻi ʻehā,Waialua, of fourfold calm.ʻehā
 Waialua, laʻi ʻehā.Waialua, of fourfold calm.hā₁
Waiʻanae kapakahi ka ma Waiʻanae.The sun appears lopsided at Waiʻanae. [said by the goddess Hiʻiaka while her lover was dallying with someone else, hence said of any unlawful dallying]kapakahi
 Ala liʻu ka o Waiʻanae.The Waiʻanae sun rises slowly.liʻu₁
WaiānuenueKa ua lei māʻohu o Waiānuenue.Rain of Waiānuenue that is like a wreath of mist.māʻohu
waianuheawaianuhea ke ʻala o ka ʻawapuhithe cool fragrance of gingerwaianuhea
WaiʻāpukaWaiʻāpukawater coming through a tunnelʻāpuka₂
Waiʻehā Waiʻehā.The four waters, a poetic name for Wailuku, Waiehu, Waiheʻe and Waikapū, Maui.Wai₂
waiehuwaiehu makaliʻifine-cut filewaiehu
waihāPēlā kaʻu waihā me kaʻu waipā aku iāʻoe, ē ke akua.Such is my request and prayer to you, O god.waipā
waihoNo ka waiho wale ʻana ia mea ma kona malu.For the retention of this thing for his protection.malu₁
 Waiho 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
 a waiho ihola lākou ma luna o moe hilinaʻi a me wahi moeand laid them on beds and matsmoe hilinaʻi
 Nāpai ka papa i ka waiho ʻia ka .The board warped from being left in the sun.nāpai
 Waiho ā ʻowaka like ka ulu o ka lau ʻuala.Left until the sweet potato leaves all grow and sprout.ʻoaka₂
 ʻAʻole au e waiho iāʻoe, e ʻeha ana ʻoe iaʻu.I won't spare you, I will inflict punishment on you.waiho
 ka waiho helahela mai o Koʻolauthe panoramic view of the Koʻolauswaiho
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waiholomokuUa kahe nohoʻi ka waiholomoku.The waters have gone over.waiholomoku
waihonawaihona monitreasury, money depositorymoni₂
 waihona ōendowment fund. lit., fund (which) endures (also: waihona kālā kūmau)ō₂
 ka ʻolohaka o ka waihonadeficit in the treasuryʻolohaka
 Uhalu ka waihona aupuni no ia mau loaʻa.Deplete the national treasury of these revenues.uhalu
 hale waihona pukelibrarywaihona
 hana waihona kālāfiscal servicewaihona
 waihona nui o ka Teritorigeneral fund of the Territorywaihona
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waihoʻoluʻuHe aha ka waihoʻoluʻu o kēlā pua?What is the color of that flower?waihoʻoluʻu
 paʻa i ka waihoʻoluʻudyed, coloredwaihoʻoluʻu
 Kauluwela ka moana i ʻau waʻa kaua o Kalaniʻōpuʻu; aia koa ke ʻaʻahu i lākou mau ʻahu ʻula o waihoʻoluʻu like ʻole.The ocean was swarming with the fleet of war canoes of Kalaniʻōpuʻu; the warriors were wearing their feather cloaks of varied colors.kauluwela₂
 waihoʻoluʻucolor dyeluʻu
 ʻEhia huihuina o kēia mau waihoʻoluʻu i hiki ke loaʻa?How many possible combinations do these colors have?huihuina
 waihoʻoluʻucolor dyehoʻoluʻu₁
waikaheʻAʻole pio ke aloha i wai he nui loa, ʻaʻole ia e mokuhia e waikahe.Waters cannot quench love, nor can floods drown it.mokuhia
 waikahe nuitorrentwaikahe
WaikapunaUa kapa ʻia mākou ʻohana ka welo kūnono o Waikapuna.Our family is called the fiery breed of Waikapuna.welo₃
waikekēKa waikekē ʻolu kohai o Lādana.The refreshing tipsy whiskey of London.kohai
waikīkoko waikīblood discharge in urinewaikī₃
WaikīkīE noho ana ma Ulukou i Waikīkī.Living at Ulukou place in Waikīkī.ma
 Ua neʻe lāua mai Liliha a Waikīkī.They moved from Liliha to Waikīkī.neʻe₁
 ma ka ʻaoʻao Waikīkīon the Waikīkī sideWaikīkī
 Aia akula paha i Waikīkī i Hamoamo i ka ʻimi ʻahuʻawa.Maybe just at Waikīkī at Hamohamo looking for ʻahuʻawa sedge. [disappointment, failure; all one does is 'rub', and this is bitter (]'awa]hamohamo
 Hoʻi maila ia ā hiki i Waikīkī.He came back to [until arrived at] Waikīkī.hiki₃
 Waikīkīspouting water [a reference to the many springs and streams in the Waikīkī ahupuaʻa that extended far inland]kīkī₁
 Lilo ʻo Kawelo i laila, hiki ua mau kānaka nei i Waikīkī.While Kawelo was busy there, these aforementioned people came to Waikīkī.lilo₂
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WaikūʻauhoeMai ke kai kuwā e ana i ka ulu hala o Keaʻau ā ka ʻāina kāʻili o lalo o Waikūʻauhoe.From the noisy sea murmuring to the pandanus groves of Keaʻau to the land that snatches away the sun at Waikūʻauhoe.Waikūʻauhoe
wailapoke wailaphrase headed by a waila, i.e., predicate (comment)poke₂
wailanaNo kona mau hewa i hana ai, ua wailana aku makaʻāinana i ko lākou aliʻi ʻālunu; ʻaʻole loa ʻo ia e hoʻi mai!For the wrongs he had committed, the people expatriated their greedy chief; he was never to return.wailana
WailauʻO ka piʻi ia a kōkī o Wailau.Climbed to the very top of Wailau. [i.e., has reached the peak of a career, has made a great achievement; Wailau is a very steep valley on Molokaʻi].kōkī₁
wailele wailele e iho makawalu mai ana.Waterfalls pouring down in quantity.makawalu₁
 ʻO ka hiʻona wai, he muliwai, he loko wai, he kahawai, he wailele, a pēlā aku .A water feature can be a river, lake, stream, waterfall, and the like.hiʻona wai
 kiʻo wai waileleplunge pool, i.e. the pool at the base of a waterfallwailele
wailiʻuAloha i ka wailiʻu o ka ʻāina.Greeting to the mirage of the land.wailiʻu
wailuaHoʻihoʻi ʻia aku kona kino wailua ā hoʻomoe ʻia maloko o ka ilina.His remains were taken and laid away in the cemetery.wailua₁
 hoʻokino wailuacaus/simkino wailua
 I Wailua ā hoʻānoano ka ihu o ka waʻa.[turn] the prow of the canoe to Wailua and place under taboo.anoano
 ka wai hālau o Wailuaexpansive waters of Wailuahālau₂
 I Wailua ā hoʻānoano ka ihu o ka waʻa.[Turn] the prow of the canoe to Wailua and place under taboo.hoʻānoano
wailukuWailukuwaters [of] destructionluku
 Wailuku i ka malu he kuawa.Wailuku in the shelter of the valley.kuawa₁
waimakaPaʻa ʻole i ka mokuhia a ka waimaka.Unchecked in the bursting forth of tears.mokuhia
 Owāwa o waimaka.Vale of tears.owāwa
 Pania mai ka waimaka.The tears are stopped.pania
 puaʻina waimakaflow of tearspuaʻina
 E ʻumi i ka waimaka.Hold back the tears.ʻumi₁
 He ʻūpē, he waimaka, he waimaka aloha.The nose runs from weeping, tears, tears of love.ʻūpē
 He ʻūpē, he waimaka, he waimaka aloha.The nose runs from weeping, tears, tears of love.ʻūpē
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WaimānaloHeleāiʻa maila kēia a pae ma Kalapueo, ma Waimānalo.He continued on as a fish and landed at Kalapueo, Waimānalo.heleāiʻa
WaimeaWaimeaReddish water.mea₇
 Ka iʻa ʻili kanaka o Waimea.The fish that touches the skin of the people of Waimea [said of great schools of hinana, fish].pā ʻili
 Hole Waimea i ka ihe a ka makani.Waimea strips the spear of the wind [the wind refers to warriors, and the song describes their making of spears].hole₁
 Kemu Waimea i ka ua kukupaʻu o Hanakahi.Waimea absorbs the pouring rain of Hanakahi.kemu₁
 Hole Waimea i ke ahe a ka makani, hao mai ʻale a ke Kīpuʻupuʻu.Waimea is rasped by the blowing of the wind, billows of the Kīpuʻupuʻu wind ravage.Kīpuʻupuʻu₁
 Kemu Waimea i ka ua kukupaʻu o Hanakahi.Waimea absorbs the pouring rain of Hanakahi.kukupaʻu
 Lilo ihola ke kinipōpō Waimea ma ka lele paʻi ʻana ma ka hoʻomaka ʻana o ka hoʻokūkū.The ball went to Waimea on the jump ball at the start of the game.lele paʻi
wainaHe kanaka pākela ʻai, pākela inu waina.A man gluttonous, and a winebibber.pākela ʻai
 He hehi ʻia a pakūkū ka waina.The grapes were tramped on and crushed.pakūkū
 E kanu ai i mea kanu maikaʻi, a e pōhuli i lālā wainaplant good plants, so that grapevine branches will sprout.pōhuli
 ʻaha inu wainawine-drinking partyʻaha inu
 ʻāhui wainacluster of grapesʻāhui
 ʻaʻole ia e inu i ka waina, ʻaʻole hoʻi i ka mea ʻawaʻawaand he will drink no wine or liquorʻawaʻawa₁
 aia hōʻiliʻili ʻoe i hua wainawhen you gather the grapeshōʻiliʻili
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WainihaʻAu pakohana i Wainiha, lehua o Luluʻupaliswimming naked at Wainiha, are the lehua blossoms of Luluʻupali.pakohana
wainohiananea wainohia no Makakēhau[a] pleasant [and] agreeable [story] about Makakēhauwainohia₁
waiohinupika waiohinuvase or pitcher of dahlias [name of an old quilt design showing a pitcher containing dahlias]waiohinu
WaiʻōhinuUwē wale ʻuwā, hoʻi i Waiʻōhinu i ka ʻai maiʻa pala.Silly crying oh, go back to Waiʻōhinu to eat ripe bananas [considered bad luck; see maiʻa].Uwewale
WaiokaneneWaiokaneneWater of the cooling sensation.nene₂
WaiʻoliWaiʻoliHappy water.ʻoli
waiolina hone ka leo o ka waiolinasweet, teasing appeal in the sound of the violinnē₁
  maila ka leo hone o ka waiolina.The sweet sound of a violin reached here.pā₅
  hone ka leo o ka waiolinasweet, teasing appeal in the sound of the violinwaiolina
 Ke kani hone a ka waiolina.The sweet sound of a violin.hone₁
waiʻoluKou piko waiʻolu.Your pleasant private parts.waiʻolu
 ʻIke ʻoe i ka nani a ʻo Himela, ka hene waiʻolu lawe mālie.You see the beauty of the Himalayas, gentle slopes that become so calm. [note hene₁ for alternate translation]hene₂
waipāPēlā kaʻu waihā me kaʻu waipā aku iāʻoe, ē ke akua.Such is my request and prayer to you, O god.waipā
waipahēHe wahine waipahē wale ma mea ʻano ʻino.A woman complacent indeed in the ways of sin.waipahē
 Ka leo ʻolu hoʻīloli o ka waipahē.Sweet voice alive with tenderness.hoʻīloli
 Ka leo ʻolu hoʻīloli o ka waipahē.Sweet voice alive with tenderness.ʻīloli₁
WaipahuWaipahuPushing water, said to be named for water that forced its way out of the earth at Waipahu, Oʻahu, said to have been formerly called Waipahū (see pahū).pahu₃
WaipiʻoKa ua waʻawaʻahia o Waipiʻo.The furrow-cutting rain of Waipiʻo.waʻawaʻahia
 ʻAkipohe ke ʻike aku i ka nani o Waipiʻo.Compact the view of the beauty of Waipiʻo.ʻakipohe₂
 Heha Waipiʻo i ka noe.Waipiʻo is drowsy in the mist.heha
WaipuhiaWaipuhiaBlown water.puhia
waipuʻilaniI ka halulu mau ʻana o kou waipuʻilaniat the noise of thy waterspoutswaipuʻilani
waipunaHe ālialia paʻakai, he ālialia manu, ālialia o waipuna huʻihuʻi.It is a salt bed, a salt bed for birds, salt-encrusted places with cool springs.ālialia
waiūWahine momona waiū lewa, too muchee meʻomeʻo i kaʻu sikaliki.Fat woman with hanging breasts, always hanging around for my cigarette.meʻomeʻo₁
 waiū ʻoloʻolosagging breastsʻoloʻolo₁
 keiki omo waiūsuckling childomo₁
 waiū paʻipaʻidiluted milkpaʻipaʻi₂
 hui ʻuwī waiūdairyʻuwī waiū
 He ʻāina e kahe ana ka waiū a me ia meli.A land which flows with milk and honey.waiū
 hoʻokau i ka waiūto perform ceremonies to make the breasts fill with milkwaiū
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waiʻūliliʻO kēia mau mea auaneʻi apau aʻu e ʻōlelo aku nei iāʻoe , e waiʻūlili aʻe ʻoe a paʻa i loko o kou naʻau.All these things I will tell you, you should fix them firmly in your mind.wai ʻūlili
waiūpaʻawaiūpaʻa i haʻaliu ʻiaprocess(ed) cheesehaʻaliu
 waiūpaʻa kekacheddar cheesekeka₂
 waiūpaʻa KuikilaniSwiss cheeseKuikilani
 waiūpaʻa pamesanaParmesan cheesepamesana
 waiūpaʻa kekacheddar cheesewaiūpaʻa
 waiūpaʻa KuikilaniSwiss cheesewaiūpaʻa
waiūpakakūlina kāpala me ka waiūpakabuttered cornkāpala₁
waiwaiwaiwai māʻalotransit goodsmāʻalo
 Hoʻomāhua i kona waiwai.To increase its value, wealth.māhua
 Ā make na ʻIwa, na ke keiki ʻaihue a Kukui, ʻo ka waiwai o kuʻu waʻa.The reward for ʻIwa, Kukui's thieving son, is the value of my canoe.make₃
 ʻAʻohe waiwai o ka hele ʻana, he hoʻomāluhiluhi.There's no use going, it wears one out.māluhiluhi
 He momi waiwai nui.Hawaiian translation of the title of the English book "A Pearl of Great Price" by Joseph Smith, the Mormon prophet.momi₁
 hoʻopaʻa waiwaito insure property; property insurance-paʻa waiwai
 waiwai hoʻopae malū ʻiasmuggled goodspae₂
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wakawakapuhi niho wakawakasharp-toothed eel (fierce warriors)puhi₄
 Hāmākua i ka wakawaka.Hāmākua with the sharp hills.wakawaka₁
 puhi niho wakawakasharp-toothed eel [a mighty warrior]wakawaka₁
 Ka honu peʻekue wakawaka, pipiʻi ka unahi ma ke kua, hiolo ka unahi ma ke alo.Turtle with rough, coarse shell, scales climb up the back, scales slide down the front.honu peʻekue₁
Wākeaalanui i ka piko o Wākearoad at Wākea' navel (poetic name for the equator)alanui
 Kāia loa ʻia ihola ʻo Wākea i ka hiamoe.Wākea and his companion were fast asleep.kāia₁
WakinekonaHe 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
walaUa wala ʻia mai au i ka pahi.A knife was thrown at me.wala
 wala kīʻahato tip the glass in drinking, tipplewala
 kumepala wala ʻautinkling cymbalkumepala
 Ua wala kīʻaha paha, ke hoʻolapa mai nei.The glass is tilted back perhaps, getting active.lapa₂
 Ua wala kīʻaha paha, ke hoʻolapa mai nei,.The glass is tilted back perhaps, getting active.hoʻolapa₁
walaʻauMai walaʻau aʻe hoʻi o makani auaneʻi.Don't talk too much or the wind will blow [gossip].makani₁
 hoa walaʻauperson to speak withwalaʻau
 kumepala walaʻautinkling cymbalwalaʻau
 walaʻau ka wahato speak too muchwalaʻau
 walaʻau waleto talk for the sake of talking, chatter; talkative, garrulouswalaʻau
 Lāhui ʻia ka walaʻau e Pele.Loud talk was prohibited by Pele.lāhui₃
walaniaʻO ka pulakaumaka ia, walania ke kiʻi ʻōnohi.That is the one constantly in mind like a particle in the eye, smarting the eyeballs.pulakaumaka
  ʻeha walania a ka make mau loa.The agonizing pain of eternal death.walania
 ʻO liliʻu ʻo loloku ʻo walania i ke kiʻiʻōnohi.Smarting, tearful, burning are the eyeballs.walania
 walania ke kiʻiʻōnohismarting eyeballswalania
 ʻO liliʻu ʻo loloku ʻo walania i ke kiʻiʻōnohi.Smarting, tearful, burning are the eyeballs.loloku
walawalawalawala pahūto fall backwards and land with a thudwalawala₁
 Walawala ka pumi mahope, huleilua i ka ʻilikai.The boom teetered at the stern, pitching on the surface of the sea.huleilua
wale waleto fade quickly, as earthly glorymā₁
 Maʻemaʻe wale ʻo Kauaʻi, hemolele wale i ka mālie.A perfect beauty is Kauaʻi, flawless in the calm.maʻemaʻe
 Maʻemaʻe wale ʻo Kauaʻi, hemolele wale i ka mālie.A perfect beauty is Kauaʻi, flawless in the calm.maʻemaʻe
 ʻO maka wale kēia i hele mai nei.Only the eyes have come [said by one not bringing a gift, as was customary].maka₁
  hiʻona ua hele wale ā makalapua.Features handsome indeed.makalapua
 Ua makawelawela wale mai ʻoia iaʻu.He hated me for nothing.makawelawela
 mākena wale ua moalots of chickensmākena
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waleaKaʻina mai ke akua pākanaka, he akua kanaka, ua walea wale, he akua kanaka, ʻo ʻoe ia, ē Kalani.Coming along is the god who knows mankind, a human god who pleases himself, a human god, such are you, O heavenly one.pākanaka
 E walea, nanea ana paha i ka leo nahenahe o manu.Relaxing at ease with the gentle voices of the birds.walea₁
 Kaʻina mai ke akua pākanaka, he akua kanaka, ua walea wale, he akua kanaka, ʻo ʻoe ia, ē Kalani.Coming along is the god who knows mankind, a human god who pleases himself, a human god, such are you, O heavenly one.walea₁
 ua hana ā waleadone until automaticwalea₂
 ua walea i ka pena kiʻian experienced and perfect painterwalea₂
walewahaHaʻi walewaha mai.To recite perfectly, by memory.walewaha
 Ua lilo ia i mea walewaha iāia.This has become known to him letter-perfect.walewaha
walewalewalewale moekolohelibidinous soliciting, adulterous temptingwalewale₂
waliE 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
 waha walismooth talk, smooth talker; to talk smooth; glibwali
 Make akula ʻoe Kuʻikaʻa ka mea e wali ai ia kāpukupuku.Killed by Kuʻikaʻa … the thing that will smash this shrunken thing.kāpukupuku
 Ma 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
waliwaliAloha au i kou maka, kou ihu waliwali kaʻu i honi.I love your eyes, your soft nose I kiss.waliwali
 He waliwali kāna ʻōlelo.He speaks gently, softly.waliwali
waloKani ka pio, walo i ke kula.The whistle sounds, carries across the plain.walo
walohiaEia ʻo Kapili ē, ke haʻalipo nei ana lipo walohia.Here is Kapili, her grief and anguish darkened.walohia₁
 moʻolelo piha walohiatale full of pathoswalohia₁
 Eia ʻo Kapili ē, ke haʻalipo nei ana lipo walohia.Here is Kapili, her grief and anguish darkened.haʻalipo
walowaloKēlā pali heahea, walowalo i ke kanaka.That calling cliff summoning men.heahea₁
waluI ka hāpai ʻana a ka walu o ke .A laila kiʻi i ka lāʻau hoʻopaheʻe, in the eighth month of pregnancy, get some slimy medicine.kū₁₃
wanawana kau lania streak in the heavens, as of light or cloudwana₃
 He wana ka iʻa, wanawana ka lani.Sea urchin the sea creature, thorny the heavens [a fierce battle].wanawana
wanaʻākukuna wanaʻālaser beamwanaʻā
wanaʻaoKa pili o ka wanaʻaoat the approach of dawnpili₆
 Ā hiki i ka wanaʻao, kāpapa ana moa.When morning arrived, the cocks crowed together.kāpapa₄
wānanawānana i ke au a ka manawaweather forecastwānana
 wānana i ke au o ka manawaforecast of weatherau₅
 waiwai wānanaexpected valuewaiwai
 mākau wānanaprediction skillwānana
wanawanaHe wana ka iʻa, wanawana ka lani.Sea urchin the sea creature, thorny the heavens [a fierce battle].wanawana
wanikiwaniki kopalacopal varnishkopala₂
wanilakāwina wanilavanilla extractkāwina
WānuʻaHolo aʻe nei naʻe ʻo ua o Wānuʻa.Now Wānuʻa's canoe has just sailed on. mea (or other word) following ua is sometimes deleted; the meaning then is something like 'aforesaid' (see ua₂).mea₆
waoKa wao māʻau kelethe damp upland regionmāʻau
 Panoa e like me ka wao akua.A dry waste like the wilderness.panoa
 E hauʻoli hoʻi ka wao akua, ā e pua mai hoi.The wilderness shall be glad and blossom too.pua₁
 holo puahia i ka wao o lehuaswiftly running in the lehua forestpuahia₁
 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
 holo puahia i ka wao o lehuaswiftly running in the lehua forestwao
 wao akua nui a Saharagreat Sahara desertwao akua
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wauʻO 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
 ʻO ʻoe a ʻo wau kau i ka niʻo.You and I shall reach the highest point.niʻo₁
 Ua hoʻomāʻona wau i ʻuhane apau i niuniu.I have replenished every sorrowful soul.niuniu₂
 No ke kōkua ʻole ʻia mai, hana ʻokoʻa ihola wau.Because of not being helped, I worked independently.ʻokoʻa₁
 E hōʻonipaʻa loa wau ʻoukou.I will plant you securely.ʻonipaʻa
 Ā hoʻopalaheʻa no wau i koʻu ʻaʻahu apau.I shall stain all my raiment. [with blood]palaheʻa
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waukeʻO 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
 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
 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
 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
 Ua 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
 E ʻōʻū i ka maka o ka wauke ʻoi ʻōpiopio.Pinch off the bud of the wauke plant while it is young. [nip it in the bud; teach while young].ʻōʻū₁
 Inā e kua ʻia ka wauke, ā hohole ʻia ka ʻauhau .If the wauke is cut and the stems stripped….ʻauhau₃
waʻuwaʻuMāuna ka ʻili i ka waʻuwaʻu ʻia.The skin is injured in being scratched.māuna
 pōhaku waʻuwaʻu ʻilistone that claws the skin [name of a stone offshore at Waikapuna, Kaʻū; formerly persons would entice a would-be lover to this stone and scratch his or her skin as an indication of sexual possession]waʻuwaʻu
wawāKa wawā pihea a manu.The loud din of the birds.pihea
 ahu wawā ka nahelea mass of sound in the forest [of rumor, gossip]wawā
 ka wawā lapuwaleprofane babblingswawā
 Ua wawā ʻia e kaua ana aupuni ʻelua.It is rumored that the two governments are going to battle.wawā
 ahu wawāa great dinahu
 E pale ana i ka wawā lapuwale, a me ke ʻēʻē ʻana i ka mea i kapa hewa ʻia he naʻauaoavoiding profane babblings and oppositions of the thing falsely called scienceʻēʻē₁
  wawā ka nahele.Din roaring in the forest [gossip].hū₂
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wāwaeEia ka puaʻa wāwae loloa, ua makahelei.Here is a pig with long legs [a human sacrifice] with drawn eyes [fat cheeks, fat].maka helei
 iwi manamana wāwaephalanx (plural phalanges), i.e. the bones of the toesmanamana wāwae
 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
 manene ka wāwaetender feetmanene₁
 Ua hele kuʻu mau wāwae ā māʻopaʻopa.My legs are aching.māʻopaʻopa
 He kanaka wāwae muku.A person with amputated foot.muku₁
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wawaeleNāna i wawaele i ke ala, mahope aku kākou.He cleared the way, we came later [respect is due an older sibling].wawaele
wāwahiI loko nōkī o ka ʻōpū, wāwahi hua o ka lani.Though deep within the womb, a high chief would break forth.nōkī
 Pūkoʻa wāwahi waʻa.A coral head that wrecks canoes.pūkoʻa₁
 mīkini wāwahi pōhakurock crusherwāwahi
 wāwahi i ka huato break the eggwāwahi
 wāwahi i ka manawato keep open an infant's fontanel by applying crushed pōpolo berries; it was believed that an infant might be fed through the fontanelwāwahi
 wāwahi hulato disturb a hula show by presenting a rival showwāwahi
 wāwahi puʻupaʻato ravish a virginwāwahi
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wāwahiaUa wāwahia, ua nāhāhā, ua heleleʻi ka papa.Split, shattered, crumbled foundation.wāwahia
 Ua wāwahia, ua nāhāhā, ua heheleleʻi ka papa i Pualei ē.Shattered, broken, the foundation at Pualei crumbles.heheleleʻi
wāwahieikehu uila puhi wāwahiethermoelectric powerikehu uila
 ikehu uila puhi wāwahiethermoelectric poweruila puhi wāwahie
 wāwahie mōʻalihakufossil fuelwāwahie
 wāwahie wīhakufossil fuelwāwahie
wawaloKohā ka leo o ka wai kini, ua laʻi , ka wawalo i ka ʻohu noe i mauna .The roaring voice of the many waters is calm, tra-la, the roaring in the misty clouds in the mountains, tra-la.wawalo
 Kohā ka leo o ka wai kini, ua laʻi , ka wawalo i ka ʻohu noe i mauna .The roaring voice of the many waters is calm, tra-la, the roaring in the misty clouds in the mountains, tra-la.ʻeā₂
  leo wawalo o ka hanehanecalling voices of the spirithanehane₁
wawaʻuʻO 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
wawehoʻohiki waweto rush, come fast, speed up, expeditehiki₃
 helu wawe maluōconservation hotlinehelu wawe
 helu wawehotlinewawe
 helu wawe maluōconservation hotlinewawe
 hoʻohiki waweto rush, come fast, speed up, expeditehoʻohiki₁
wāwenaNui ka wāwena o kēia .This sun is very hot.wāwena
weʻaKāu e weʻa mai nei iaʻu.What you tempt me to.weʻa₁
weʻaweʻaʻO wai ka weʻaweʻa o kēia mea?Who is the accomplice in this affair?weʻaweʻa₁
WebUa kaʻa ke eo o ka hoʻokūkū pakā Spud Web.Spud Web took the slam dunk contest.pakā
WedeleKe kai ʻo WedeleWeddell SeaWedele
weheʻO 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
 Ua wehe ʻākea ʻia ka noa o wahi apau o ke kūlanakauhale.The restrictions on all parts of the city were opened up completely.noa₁
 Wehe i ka Paipala.Open the Bible [at random, select a passage and interpret this as help or solution to a problem].Paipala
  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
 wehe i ka pilito abolish relationshippili₁
 E wehe i ka umauma i ākeaopen the chest wide [be generous, kind]umauma
 wehe ā kohanato strip nakedwehe₁
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wehenahe pili wehena ʻolean unseverable relationshippili₁
 he pilina wehena ʻolean unseverable relationshippilina₁
 ka wehena o ke aothe opening up of light [daybreak]wehena₁
 pili wehena ʻoleinseparable association, close relationshipwehena₁
 wehena ʻoleclosely related, as of blood kinwehena₁
 ʻAʻohe wehena iki aku ʻo ke aliʻi iāʻoe.There is no difference between you and the chief.wehena₂
wehewehewehewehe ʻanaexplanation, definitionwehewehe₁
 Ke wehewehe maila kaiao.The dawn is opening.kaiao
 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
 ʻAʻole i pau kaʻu wehewehe ʻana, ʻo kou lele ʻē hoʻi ia.My explanation was not finished and there you had already leaped to a conclusion.lele ʻē
 Ua wehewehe ʻia ʻōkuhi a mōakāka.The instructions were explained clearly.mōakāka
 leka wehewehecover letterwehewehe
wehiHaʻina kou wehi.Sing the adornment, your song.wehi₂
 Kaʻū malo ʻeka, kua wehi.Kaʻū of dirty malo and black back [due to working in the sun].wehi₃
 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
 Ua kau ʻo ia i ka wehi Kalikimaka ma ke pani puka.She placed the Christmas ornament on the door.pani puka
 pōpō wehi lāʻau KalikimakaChristmas ball, the tree ornamentwehi
 wehi lāʻau KalikimakaChristmas tree ornamentwehi
wehiwaHakukoʻi uli ka lani, ʻōnoninoni ke ao, wehiwa hāpokopoko ka ʻōpua.Agitated dark the heavens, disturbed the clouds, short dark cloud patches.wehiwa₂
 Hakukoʻi uli ka lani, ʻōnoninoni ke ao, wehiwa hāpokopoko ka ʻōpua.Agitated dark the heavens, disturbed the clouds, short dark cloud patches.hāpokopoko
wehiwehiKau kehakeha Nuʻuanu i ka makani, wehiwehi i ka holu a ke kāwelu.Proudly stands Nuʻuanu in the wind, adorned with the ripple of kāwelu grass.kehakeha
weibia wei.weiss beer.pia₇
wēkiuI ka lālā wēkiu ka pua o Lono, i ka ʻouʻou o lani nui.In the topmost branch the flowers of Lono, among the highest of the high chiefs.ʻouʻou₁
welaKe hoʻonakulu nei i kuʻu manawa; no kuʻu ipo paha kēia wela.Causing my heart to pitter-patter; perhaps this warmth is from my lover.manawa₃
 naheka welafiery serpentnaheka
 Ke hoʻonakulu nei i kuʻu manawa; no kuʻu ipo paha kēia wela.Causing my heart to pitter-patter; perhaps this warmth is from my lover.nakulu
 ʻO Kauholanui ke kapuahi noʻao, nōʻā wela i ke kapu.Kauholanui the hot fire place, burning hot with taboo.noʻao
 piʻi ka ʻōhune welato get a heat rashʻōhune wela
 pai wela me mea ʻai ʻokiʻoki ʻiahot mince pie; lit., hot pie with cut up foodʻokiʻoki
 piʻi ka ʻōhune welato get prickly heatpiʻi₂
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wēlauHahau ka wēlau , ā māhani ʻāpaʻapaʻa.The sugar-cane tops were beaten [into the banks of taro patches] smooth and compact.māhani₁
 mai ke kumu a ka wēlaufrom base to tipwēlau
 wēlau o ka makepoint of deathwēlau
 wēlau alelotip of the tonguealelo₁
 Hahau ka wēlau , ā māhani ʻāpaʻapaʻa.The sugar-cane tops were beaten [into the banks of taro patches] smooth and compact.ʻāpaʻapaʻa₅
 mai ke kumu ā ka wēlaufrom trunk to tip [all, entirely]kumu₁
 wēlau alelotip of the tongue. lit., tongue tip.mole alelo
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welawelaʻiniki welawelaa sharp pinchʻiniki
weleWele 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
WelehuKau 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
 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
welewekaMauʻu nolunolu kohu lole weleweka.Soft grass like velvet cloth.nolunolu₁
 moena welewekacarpetweleweka₁
 moena welewekacarpetmoena
weleweleMai ka uluulu ā ka welewele.From the tangle to the clearing.welewele
weliʻO 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
 kau ka weli, ka welifull of fear; terror-strickenweli₁
 kau ka weli, ka welifull of fear; terror-strickenweli₁
 Ua kau koʻu weli i ka luaʻi pele.I was filled with fear of the lava eruption.weli₁
 E weli hoʻi ʻoe.Greetings to you.weli₅
 kau ka welifull of fearkau₁
 kai welisea with phosphorescencekū₅
welinaMe ʻoukou ka welina o ke aloha.To you an expression of affection [or love]; to greet.welina
weliweliUa hoʻopuni ʻia ʻo Kawelo i ka weliweli.Kawelo was filled with terror.puni₁
 Ua ʻapo ʻia mai ʻo Kawelo e kukuna weliweli o Kauahoa kūlana uʻi.Kawelo was caught by the numerous terrible rays of Kauahoaʻs reputation as a youthful stalwart.weliweli₃
 Weliweli ka nui o kēlā ʻelepani.The size of that elephant is immense.weliweli₃
 weliweli ka puamany flowersweliweli₃
  weliweli hoʻokēoppressive terrorshoʻokē₁
 Ua hoʻouna ʻia aku nei ka ʻelele nāna e kahapale i kēia kaua weliweli.A delegate has just been sent to intervene in this violent war.kahapale
 Ua hoʻopuni ʻia ʻo Kawelo i ka weliweli.Kawelo was filled with terror.hoʻopuni₁
weloUa kēia welo ā mauliauhonua.This family is old and well established.mauliauhonua
 Ke ahi pāpala welo i Makuathe streaming pāpala firebrand at Makuapāpala₂
 Welo kīhei i ke Aʻe Loa.The shawl streams in the Aʻe Loa wind [said of a swift runner].welo₁
 Mai ka ʻōmaka ʻana o ka ma Kumukahi ā ka welo ʻana a ka i Lehua.From the rising of the sun at Kumukahi to the setting of the sun at Lehua.welo₂
 He welo huhū.A family trait of quick tempers.welo₃
 Ka poʻe o ʻEnelani Hou he welo holomoku.The people of New England have the trait of seafaring.welo₃
 Ua kapa ʻia mākou ʻohana ka welo kūnono o Waikapuna.Our family is called the fiery breed of Waikapuna.welo₃
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WelokāKūpalaka ka wai o Welokā.The water of Welokā is stagnant [one inactive, uninterested, stagnating].kūpalaka₁
welonaMai ka piʻina a ka i Haʻehaʻe ā ka welona a ka i Lehuafrom the rising of the sun at Haʻehaʻe [East Hawaiʻi] to the setting of the sun at Lehua Island [a poetic reference to all Hawaiʻi]welona
 Mai ka piʻina a ka i Haʻehaʻe ā ka welona a ka i Lehua.From the rising of the sun at Haʻehaʻe [East Hawaiʻi] to the setting of the sun at Lehua Island. [a poetic reference to all Hawaiʻi] Lehua₇
welowelohōkū weloweloshooting starwelowelo
weluHānau ka puʻu welu, he weluwelu kona.The stragglers are born, they are despised.puʻu welu
 He ʻīlio welu moe polia tattered dog sleeping on the bosom [a pampered person]welu₁
 welu ʻilichamois, chamois clothʻili
weluweluHānau ka puʻu welu, he weluwelu kona.The stragglers are born, they are despised.puʻu welu
 ua helua e ka manawa a weluweluscratched and torn by timehelua
wenaHōʻike ʻo Pele i kona nani, ka ʻula wena i ka maka o ke ao.Pele reveals her beauty, the rosy glow in the countenance of the cloud.wena₁
 wena ʻulared glowwena₁
 He hoahānau kēnā e loaʻa ai ka wena.That is a cousin in whom there is a close blood tie.wena₂
wenakawawenakawa o laloinferior vena cavawenakawa
 wenakawa o lunasuperior vena cavawenakawa
Wenekiʻikuhi WeneVenn diagram, i.e. a diagram using overlapping circles to show relationship of datakiʻikuhi
weoHe pano ke aliʻi, he weo ke kanaka.The chief is obscure, the commoner is scarlet [in the sunlight, obvious].pano
 He pano ke aliʻi, he weo ke kanaka.The chief is obscure, the commoner is scarlet [in the sunlight, obvious].weo kanaka
 ʻEleʻele ka lani huluhulu weo.The sky is dark and bristles and glows.huluhulu weo
wēsenanāWēsenanā, he mauʻu Hilo!Who cares! Just Hilo grass. No good!wēkenanā
wetateroe wetatroy weight.weka₅
weuMana weu lani.Branch with divine foliage (a chief).mana₂
weuweuʻO kuʻu wahi ōpū weuweu , nou ia.My little clump of grass shelter is for you.ōpū weuweu
 Hele ana i ka ʻohi weuweu.Going to gather herbs [often said when going fishing, which it was bad luck to mention].weuweu
 Nalo i loko o ka weuweu.Lost in the herbage [sometimes said of a love affair].weuweu
 kūmoena weuweupile of mats with grass or leaves sandwiched between the upper and lower layers, used for sleeping out-of-doorskūmoena₂
wewehiOnaona i ka ihu ke honi iho, ka wewehi i ka maka o ka ulua.Fragrant is the nose that is kissed, lovely in the eyes of the jackfish [the lover].ulua₁
 Onaona i ka ihu ke honi iho, ka wewehi i ka maka o ka ulua.Fragrant is the nose that is kissed, lovely in the eyes of the jackfish [the lover].wewehi
weweliKa wahine weweli wale.The woman of many offspring.weweli₂
wewenaWewena ʻula ke kai.Red glowing sea.wewena
ka niho o ke kolohe the rascal's teeth are gnashing [he is getting his just merits]wī₂
  mai nei hoʻi kou leohow shrill your voice iswī₂
 ʻĀpuʻepuʻe kānaka i ka ʻai i ka .The people struggled to get food in time of famine.ʻāpuʻepuʻe
 Ua hanahana loa ka .The famine was violent.hanahana₁
wīhakuwāwahie wīhakufossil fuelwāwahie
wīkaniwīkani ʻaʻahukihard tendonswīkani
 wīkani ʻaʻahukihard tendonsʻaʻahuki
wikiE wiki mai ʻoe e ʻuleu.Hurry and be spry.ʻuleu
 E wiki ʻoe, mai lohi.Hurry, don't delay.wiki
 hele wikiquick time, quick stepwiki
 E au, ā e wiki mai.Hasten, hurry here.au₃
  pihi wikihot keyspihi wiki
wikiōhale hoʻoponopono wikiōediting facility (for videos)hoʻoponopono wikiō
  limahana paʻi wikiōvideo production crewlimahana
 lola wikiōvideo cassettelola₅
 neʻena pahu paʻi wikiōvideo camera movementneʻena
 E pāhaʻoweli au i ka ulia kaʻa ma ka wikiō.I'll perform the car-accident stunt in the video.pāhaʻoweli
 neʻena pahu paʻi wikiōvideo camera movementpahu paʻi wikiō
 paʻi wikiōto shoot a videopaʻi
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wikiwikiUa hoʻopau ʻia Hauaʻīliki naʻau ʻeʻehia, ala aʻela ia ā halo wikiwiki akula.Hauaʻīliki's heart was completely filled with terror, he jumped and ran swiftly away.pau₁
 Ua hoʻopau ʻia Hauaʻīliki naʻau ʻeʻehia, ala aʻela ia ā halo wikiwiki akula.Hauaʻīliki's heart was completely filled with terror, he jumped and ran swiftly away.hoʻopau
wikoUa manaʻo ka Pelekikena e hāʻule ana kāna wiko ʻana i ka pila, no laila, kīpoʻi ʻo ia i ka pila a hala ka noho o ka ʻAhaʻōlelo Lāhui.The President thought his veto would not stand, so he pocket vetoed the bill until the time of the Congressional session passed.kīpoʻi
wīkōliapua wīkōliarhododendronwīkōlia
 Ka loko ʻo WīkōliaLake VictoriaWīkōlia
wiliʻokana wili limahand organʻokana₂
 koʻi ʻōwili, koʻi wiligouge-like adzeʻōwili₁
 ma ka ʻākau, wiliright, turnwili₁
 Ua wili ʻia kou niho me ka mīkini wili.Your tooth was drilled with the drill.wili₁
 Ua wili ʻia kou niho me ka mīkini wili.Your tooth was drilled with the drill.wili₁
 wili KoʻolauKoʻolau whirlwind [careless, hurried work]wili₁
 wili mawahowhip [on a sewing machine]wili₁
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wiliaKa liko o ka palai i wilia me ke ʻala.The young fern frond is interwoven with fragrance.wilia
wiliahowiliaho hāmamaopen reelwiliaho
 wiliaho hekau maunubait-casting reelwiliaho
WiliamaʻO Wiliama Hoʻonāueueihe, ka mea kākau poema a hana keaka kaulana o ʻEnelani, ʻo ia kāna i mahalo nui ai.He was especially fond of Shakespeare, the great English poet and playwright.Hoʻonāueueihe
wiliauĪkā ihola lākou i lalo i kahi wiliau, ili ihola ka moku.And falling into a place where two seas met [currents mixed] they ran the ship aground.īkā₁
 wai wiliauside pool, as in a streamwiliau
 wiliau hōkūgalaxywiliau
 Ka wiliau hōkū ʻo ʻAnakolomekaAndromeda galaxyʻAnakolomeka
WilikineKa pae moku ʻo WilikineVirgin Islands.Wilikine
WilikiniaWilikinia KomohanaWest Virginia; West Virginian.Wilikinia
wiliōmanu wiliō mākolered-eyed vireomanu wiliō
wiliʻōkaʻiKa wiliʻōkaʻi a ka Unulau.The whirling turning of the Unulau wind.wiliʻōkaʻi₂
 He kūaloli ka ʻenuhe ke puka ʻo ia mai loko mai o kōna wiliʻōkaʻi ma ke ʻano he pulelehua.The catepillar experiences a metamorphosis when it emerges from the cocoon as a butterfly.kūaloli
wiliwaiUa kaʻaniniau i ka wiliwaitossed in the whirlpools [of love]wiliwai
wiliwiliPua 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
  wiliwiliblowing of wind in all directionswiliwili₁
 Pua ka wiliwili, nanahu ka manō.The wiliwili blooms, sharks bite. (of a girl reaching maturity).wiliwili₁
wiliwiliwaiĒ ka wiliwiliwai, koʻiawe i ka laʻi.O lawn sprinkler, light moving rain in the calm.koʻiawe
winiUa wini kākala.The spurs are sharp [said of a youth who has reached manhood].wini₁
 Wini ʻiʻo !How sharp! [Such boldness, nerve!].wini₁
 pea winifair windwini₂
WinikeniKana WinikeniSaint VincentWinikeni
winiwiniihu winiwinisharp nosewiniwini
Winona mākou noho ʻana me Winona , eia aku a eia mai.Our dwelling and that of Winona and her family, they are close.eia aku
wiʻowiʻoWiʻowiʻo maoli kēlā ʻīlio; ʻaʻole paha ʻo ia hānai ʻia.That dog is really skinny; maybe it isn’t fed.wiʻo
wiʻunalo wiʻumidge flywiʻu₄
wiʻuwiʻuWiʻuwiʻu loko i ke aloha.Heart painful with love; heart entangled with love.wiʻuwiʻu₁
wīwīHe wahine pīoeoe, wīwī, lōʻihi.A thin woman, bony, tall.pīoeoe
  wīwīrickety, insecure fencewīwī₁
wiwoUa hilahila wau, ua wiwo hoʻi, ke nānā aʻe koʻu mau maka iāʻoe, ē kuʻu Akua.I am ashamed and blush to lift up my face to thee, my God.wiwo₁
 hana wiwo ʻolebold or brave deed, adventurewiwo ʻole
 mea wiwo ʻoleintrepid person, adventurerwiwo ʻole
 He ʻaʻa ka manaʻo, he wiwo ʻole,Thoughts are full of courage, fearless.ʻaʻa₁
woaKe kai koʻo me ke kai woa.The strong sea and the calm sea.woa
woelawoela mālōtense vowelmālō
 woela mōkiorounded vowelmōkio
 woela ʻalulax vowelʻalu
wohiKa wohi kahi.Outstanding one of wohi high rank [applied to Kalākaua in chants].kū kahi₂
WolokaKa muliwai ʻo WolokaVolga RiverWoloka
wwwUa hiki ke lohe ʻia ma ka helu pūnaewele www.baibala.org.It can be heard at the URL www.baibala.org,helu pūnaewele

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