l abbreviation for lika (liter).
-la R . see lā₆, common demon. occurring after both nouns and verbs...
lā-₁ R short for lau₁, leaf, frond... with k- of the following word omitted: lāʻalo for lau kalo, taro leaf; lāʻī for lau kī, ti leaf; lāʻō for lau kō, sugar-cane leaf. Also lāʻie for lau ʻie, lākī for lau kī. TAR
lā-₂ R short for lau₃, sheet; surface; blade... . cf. lāʻā, lāʻiki, lālahi, lānihinihi.
lā-₃ R third person, in the dual and plural pronouns only, lāua and lākou. PNP *kilaa-, PEP *laa-.
-lā R TAP
hoʻolā₁parsimonious, miserly (And.)
hoʻolā₂gray tapa, tapa in general. Kauaʻi (AP)
lā₁ R nvs. sun, sun heat; sunny, solar. . see ex. lolo, brain. [PPn *laʻaa, sun]
hoʻolāto sun, put out in the sunlight
la s. The sun; he mea e malamalama ai i ke ao, ke alii o ka malamalama, that which gives light to day, the king of light.
The effects of the heat of the sun, i. e., a drought; ka la nui, a great drought; heat; warmth. Stifling heat is ikiiki.
adj. Like the sun; sunny, that is, warm; haalele o Poleahu i kona kapa hau, lalau like lakou i ke kapa la. Laieik. 113.
lā₂ R n. day, date. [Pn(EP) *raʻaa, day (period of time)]
ia lā aʻe, ia lā aʻefrom day to day
Ka lā i ala hou ai ka Haku.The day the Lord rose; Easter (Protestant).
Lā kākou i kēia lā.We have much sun today.
Poʻe Hoʻāno o nā Lā Hope Nei.Latter-Day Saints; lit., saint people of these last days.
lā n. day, date. no abbreviation. format for date in Hawaiian: day/month/year: 11 Iune 2002. June 11, 2002. abbreviations use roman numerals for month to avoid confusion: 10/vi/02 6/10/02. see palena pau.
la Day or light, in distinction from po, darkness.
A particular or appointed day; la ka- lahala, day of atonement. Oihk. 23:27. A particular day of the month or year.
lā₃ R n. a sail. [(AN) PPn *laa, a sail]CAN
la s. The name of an ancient sail for canoes; o ka pea o ko lakou waa i ka wa kahiko, he la ka inoa o ia pea.
lā₄ R n. fin. . cf. lālākea. FIS
kua lādorsal fin
lā n. fin, as of a fish, general term. nā lā o ka iʻa. the fins of a fish. nīʻau lā. ray, i.e. one of the bony spines supporting the membrane of a fish's fin. FIS
lā₅ R n. each of two cross sticks holding corners of the dip net called ʻupena ʻākiʻikiʻi. NET
lā₆ R demon. common demon. occurring after both nouns and verbs, and as the last part of the demon. kēlā that (far, see table 12 in (Gram. 7.2)) and pēlā, like that; following directionals it is usually unstressed and written as the concluding part of the directional (aʻela, akula, ihola, maila). It occurs also in the sequence ua (noun) lā, that aforementioned. A var. is ala₅. (Gram. 7.4) PNP *laa.
he kanaka kēlāthat's a human
hele maila ʻoiahe came
maikaʻi pēlā[it's] good that way
ua kanaka lāthat aforementioned person
la a particle following verbs, mostly in some preterit tense, and generally connected with either mai, aku, iho or ae. Gram. § 239 and 240. It is also used with nouns and adverbs and seems to have a slight reference to place; similar, but not so marked or strong as the French la.
lā₇ R part. expressing doubt, uncertainty. (Gram. 7.5)
Pehea lā!How, I don't know.
lā₈ R n. the letter 'l'. Eng.
la name of the eighth letter of the Hawaiian alphabet. It represents the sound of a liquid as in other languages; hence it is easily assimilated to such of the other liquids as are similarly pronounced, viz.: n and the smooth American r in foreign words. Thus, nanai for lanai; on the contrary lanahu is used for nanahu, &c. L is inserted sometimes, for the sake of euphony, between a verb and its passive termination ia; as, kaulia for kauia; manaolia for manaoia. The letter h is used in a similar manner. see H and Grammar § 48.
The name of the letter la instead of el is required by a law of the language, viz.: that every syllable must end with a vowel sound.
lā₉ R n. sixth note on the musical scale, la. Eng. MUS
lā n. la, the sixth note on the musical scale. . see pākōlī. MUS
lā₁₀ R interj. common refrain in songs, as in (EM 90).
laʻa₁ R vs. sacred, holy, devoted, consecrated, set apart or reserved as for sacred purposes, dedicated. . cf. laʻahia. [PPn *laka, sacred]
hoʻolaʻato consecrate, dedicate, sanctify, bless, hallow
ka hoʻolaʻa ʻanathe consecration, dedication
lāhui laʻaconsecrated nation
mea laʻaconsecrated or holy one or thing
laa v. To be holy; to be set apart for holy purposes; e hookaawale i na waiwai i hoanoia. Puk. 30:29.
To be devoted to any person; to be consecrated to a particular use or purpose, generally religious; to be under or bound by an oath. Laieik. 38. By a kiss. Laieik. 126.
Hoo. To sanctify; to be sanctified; to be devoted; to be set apart as sacred, or for sacred purposes. Puk. 13:2. To make sacred or holy; to revere; to dedicate, as a temple or image. Dan. 3:2. To devote. Oihl. 18:11.
adj. Sacred; devoted, i. e., given up or set apart to sacred purposes; hence, holy; mea laa, a consecrated or holy one. Puk. 16:23. He lahui kanaka laa, a consecrated nation. Puk. 19:6.
laʻa₂ R vs. cursed, defiled (Kanl. 22.9) , bound under an oath, doomed to death or destruction (FS 120–3), in great trouble. FIS
A laʻa kō hāʻule lā.There you did fall.
A laʻa kō kū i ke aʻu.So you did get jabbed by a swordfish [get into trouble].
Ā laʻa, ā laʻa lā.So you did get in trouble, hurt, serves you right! I told you so!
E mālama hoʻi ʻoukou iā ʻoukou iho i nā mea i laʻa, o laʻa ʻoukou i kō ʻoukou lawe ʻana i nā mea laʻa, a hoʻolilo ʻoukou i ka ʻIseraʻela i mea laʻa, a hoʻopilikia hoʻi iā lākou.Protect yourselves from accursed things, lest ye make yourselves accursed, when ye take of the accursed thing, and make of the Israelites a cursed thing, and indeed cause them trouble. (Ios. 6.18)
laa To be devoted to destruction or death. Ios. 6:17. A ike mai la na ilamuku o Liloa ua laa keia keiki no ka ae ana ma kahi kapu, and the sheriffs of Liloa saw that the child was devoted (had forfeited his life) on account of his climbing over a kapu place (fence.).
To be defiled; to become impure by mixing one plant with another of a different kind. Kanl. 22:9.
Accursed; devoted to destruction. Ios. 6:18. (see the verb in the same verse.).
laʻa₃ R n. time, season (perhaps short for lāʻau and a missionary introduction). cf. laʻa make, laʻa ua, laʻa ʻula, laʻa ulu.
laʻa₄ R same as palai ʻula, a fern. FER
laʻa₅ R to propagate plants by inarching. . cf. kākiwi. (AP) PLA
laʻa₆ R vs. also, together with, so, besides, such as, like.
E laʻa me kēia.Besides this, like this, for instance, thus, such as this.
ʻO ka launa nui aku i ka wahine ʻē, e laʻa me ka wahine i ke kāne ʻē.Much association with a different woman, as well as the woman with a different man.
laa adv. Also; together with others; so; like pela; besides all this; oia mea a pau e laa me keia, all that thing together with this; o ka launa nui aku i ka wahine e, e laa me ka wahine i ke kane e. see elaa.
lāʻā R n. width, breadth, as of cloth. . cf. laulā.
laa s. Width; breadth. syn. with laula.
lāʻaeʻoia R n. past days of youth, strength, beauty, prosperity.
I nā lāʻaeʻoia, ua hele wale ʻia nō kēia kai e aʻu.In the good, long-ago days, the sea was often traveled by me.
lāʻahaʻaina R n. feast day.
-laʻa hale R
hoʻolaʻa halededication of a house; to dedicate a house
laʻahia [laa·hia] R pas/imp. of laʻa₁, sacred, holy, devoted..., laʻa₂, cursed, defiled... BIR
ʻAʻohe kani leo o nā manu o Olaʻa, ua laʻahia au me ke kuhi hewathe voices of the Olaʻa birds sing no more, I am cursed by illusion [or: I have held myself apart for an illusion]. (song)
laahia [la·a·hi·a] v. Laa and ia, passive, h inserted. see laa, adj., 2. To be involved in what others do, especially of evil.
To be reproached for others' faults on account of living or associating together; inu rama oe a laahia ma ka hewa makou i ka hohonu ia oe.
laʻa i ka pōʻino doomed. (EH)
Lā ʻAi Pelehū [la·ai·pele·hū] R n. Thanksgiving Day. lit., turkey-eating day. rare.
laʻa kea R n. sacred light, sacred things of day, as sunshine, knowledge, happiness. lit., light sacredness. cf. laʻa uli, sacred or doomed darkness...
E nānā ʻia ka pulapula i ka laʻa kea i ka laʻa uli.May the descendants be cared for in times of light and times of misfortune.
ʻO Pele ia aliʻi o Hawaiʻi, he aliʻi no laʻa uli, no laʻa kea.Pele is a chiefess of Hawaiʻi, chiefess of sacred darkness and of sacred light. (prayer)
-laʻalaʻa R . see lāʻau, tree, plant, wood; medicine, medical... rare.
hoʻolaʻalaʻavar. of hoʻolāʻau, insist, urge...
laʻalāʻau [laa·lāʻau] R n. small sticks, twigs, herbs, shrubs, bush. (Puk. 3.2) PLA
laʻalāʻau [laa·la·ʻau] n. bush, shrub. PLA
wao laʻalāʻaualpine shrubland
laalaau [la·a·la·au] s. An herb; a bush; herbs; green things. Puk. 3:2. That class of vegetables between trees and grass.
lāʻalo R n. mature taro tops too tough to eat, and good only for wrapping (contraction of lau kalo, taro leaf). TAR
laalo [la·a·lo] s. The name of kalo tops when dry.
laʻaloa₁ [laa·loa] R n. varieties of small, narrow-bodied kitchen roaches including the brown-banded cockroach (Supella supellectilium) and the German cockroach (Blatella germanica or Symploce hospes). Perhaps named for Olaʻa, Hawaiʻi. INS
laʻaloa [laa·loa] ʻelelū laʻaloa. German cockroach (Blattella germanica). INS
laʻaloa₂ [laa·loa] R var. of olaʻaloa, a variety of hard taro. TAR
Laʻalūʻau [laa·lūʻau] R n. name of a legendary people who were said to worship images and not gods, in the time of Wākea or of Hawaiʻi Loa. also Lālālūʻau. (For. 6:266, 271)
Laʻa-mai-Kahiki R an early immigrant brought from Kahiki by Kila. He introduced image worship in the form of an image called Lono-i-ka-ʻou-aliʻi lit., sacredness from afar. (HM 359)
laʻa make R S n. season when plants die or grow slowly, like autumn in cooler climates. lit., dead season. PLA
laamake [la·a·ma·ke] s. La, day, time, and make, dead. The time when vegetables generally die or dwindle or grow slowly, like autumn in cooler climates; opposite to laaulu.
Laʻamaomao goddess of winds. (EH)
laʻamia [laa·mia] R n. calabash tree (Crescentia cujete), introduced from tropical America, fruit used for hula rattle with aliʻipoe seeds. (Neal 771)PLA TRE HUL
laana [la·a·na] adj. see laa, devoted. Devoted to destruction, as for having broken kapu; e hu laana.
laʻana n. example; specimen. laʻana hōʻole. counterexample. [comb. laʻa + -na.]. cf. kumu hoʻohālike, example, model, as of behavior..., hāpana, sample, as a small part of a larger whole...
E haʻi mai i laʻana o ka iʻa keʻokeʻo.Give me an example of a white fish.
lā anoano [la·ano·ano] R n. person presiding over the game of kilu. lit., quiet day. (Malo 217, Emerson note)
laʻa ʻole profane (not sacred). (EH)
lāʻape [la·ʻape] n. monstera. [comb. lau + ʻape.]. PLA
-lāʻau R FIS
hoʻolāʻauto insist, urge persistently; continuously, persistently, endlessly
Hoʻolāʻau ka ʻai ʻana a ka iʻa.The fish ate ceaselessly.
lāʻau₁ R S nvs. tree, plant, wood, timber, forest, stick, pole, rod, splinter, thicket, club; blow or stroke of a club; strength, rigidness, hardness; male erection; to have formed mature wood, as of a seedling; wooden, woody; stiff, as wood. [PPn *raʻa-kau, wood, tree]BIR PLA TRE
hoʻolāʻauto form mature wood, as of a shrub; to gather in trees, as birds
Ua hele ke kino ā lāʻau.The body is stiff in rigor mortis.
laau [la·au] s. A general name for what grew out of the ground; o na mea e ulu ana ma ka honua ua kapaia he laau.
Wood; trees; timber; but not often fire-wood, which is wahie.
A forest; a thicket of trees; ka mea ulu ma na kuahiwi.
fig. Strength; firmness; hardness.
Laau palupalu, herbs; tender vegetables. Mat. 13:32.
lāʻau₂ R nvs. medicine, medical. ILL SCI
lāʻau [la·ʻau] n. medicine, medicinal drug, medication; wood. . see papa pānela, and entries below. MED
ʻai i ka lāʻauto take medicine
inu i ka lāʻauto take (liquid) medicine
lāʻau kūʻai waleover-the-counter drug or medication
lāʻau kuhikuhiprescription drug or medication
laau [la·au] Medicine; that which is taken in case of sickness. NOTE.—The ancient Hawaiian medicines were numerous, and consisted mostly of mixtures of leaves of trees, barks, roots, &c., and some were exceedingly nauseous, and others very acrid; but the physicians depended more on their enchantments, their invocations to the gods, the sacrifices offered, or the prices paid, than on the virtue of their medicines.
lāʻau₃ R nvi. lump or knot in the flesh, as eased by the rubbing kahi massage; to feel such a knot or stiffness; cramp. Charley horse; to have a cramp. ILL
lāʻau₄ R n. picture frame.
lāʻau₅ R n. general name for canoe endpiece. . see lāʻau hope, lāʻau ihu. CAN
lāʻau₆ R for nights of the moon beginning with Lāʻau see below and (Malo 31, 35). [Pn(EP) *raakau, a phase of the moon (full moon and/or third quarter)]
laʻa ua R n. rainy season. WIN
laaua [la·au·a] adj. see laa, devoted. Devoted to destruction, as for having broken kapu.
lāʻauʻai R n. chopsticks.
lāʻau ʻai [la·au·ʻai] n. chopstick.
lāʻau ʻaila R n. castor-oil plant; lit., oil plant. also kolī, pāʻaila, kaʻapehā, kamākou. PLA
lāʻauʻala R n. fragrant wood, especially sandalwood.
laauala [la·au·a·la] s. Laau, wood, and ala, odoriferous. Sandal-wood, an odoriferous wood formerly in great abundance in the mountainous regions.
lāʻau aliʻi R n. children of chiefs by second matings; their children were termed laʻa uli. (Kam. 64:6)
lāʻau ana R n. yardstick, ruler, surveying rod, measuring stick.
laauana [la·au·a·na] s. Laau, wood, and ana, participial termination. A ruling; making a mark by a rule or piece of wood. NOTE. This is a modern word.
lāʻau ana ʻāina [la·au·ana·ʻāina] n. range pole, surveying rod. [comb. dic. + ʻāina.]. see lāʻau ana kiʻekiʻena, lena māka.
lāʻau ana kiʻekiʻena [la·au·ana·kie·kiʻena] n. elevation pole, as for surveying. lit., elevation surveying rod. see lāʻau ana ʻāina, lena māka.
lāʻau haʻahaʻa bush, shrub. (EH)
lāʻau haʻinole [la·au·hai·nole] n. stimulant. lit., drug (for) stimulating. MED
lāʻau hamo R n. salve, ointment. lit., rubbing medicine. ILL
lāʻau hānō₁ [laau·ha·nō] R n. asthma medicine. ILL
lāʻau hānō₂ [laau·ha·nō] R n. Jimson weed (Datura stramonium), a cosmopolitan weed, related to nānāhonua (Brugmansia candida), a coarse annual herb with white or pale purple or blue trumpet-shaped flowers 5 to 10 cm long and spiny fruits about 5 cm long. The plant is strongly narcotic and poisonous. A drug called stramonium, extracted from dried leaves and flowering tops, is used to treat asthma. also kīkānia, kīkānia haole. (Neal 750)PLA FLO
lāʻau hihi, lāʻauhihi R n. vine.
lāʻauhihi R var. spelling of lāʻau hihi, vine...
lāʻau hili R n. switch, club.
lāʻau hoʻohanuhanu [laau·hoo·hanu·hanu] R n. inhalant.
lāʻau hoʻohemo keiki potion to cause abortion. (EH)
lāʻau hoʻohiamoe [laau·hoo·hia·moe] R n. drug, narcotic, soporific, medicine to cause sleep, chloroform. ILL
lāʻau hoʻoikaika [laau·hoo·ikaika] R n. tonic, any medicine that strengthens. ILL
lāʻau hoʻokaʻa [laau·hoo·kaʻa] R n. rolling pin, any wooden roller.
lāʻau hoʻokani pahu [laau·hoo·kani·pahu] R n. drumstick. lit., drumplaying stick. cf. ʻuha moa.
lāʻau hoʻoloha [la·au·hoo·loha] n. depressant. lit., drug which causes depression. MED
lāʻau hoʻoluaʻi [laau·hoo·luaʻi] R same as lāʻau hoʻopiʻi.
lāʻau hoʻomāʻeʻele [la·au·hoo·māʻeʻele] n. anesthetic. lit., medicine (to) anesthetize. see hoʻomāʻeʻele. MED
lāʻau hoʻomaʻemaʻe hale [la·au·hoo·mae·mae·hale] n. household product, i.e. any of a variety of products used for cleaning floors, sinks, etc. Niʻihau.
lāʻau hoʻomake mū [laau·hoo·make·mū] R S n. insecticide. lit., medicine to kill insects. INS ILL
lāʻau hoʻomālielie [laau·hoo·ma·lie·lie] R n. tranquilizer. ILL
lāʻau hoʻo mālū [la·au·hoo·ma·lū] n. barbiturate. [comb. lāʻau + hoʻo- + mālū (Tokelau, calm).]. MED
He lāʻau ka lāʻau hoʻomālū no ka hana ʻana a mālie ke kino me ka hoʻomaka hiamoe nō hoʻi.Barbiturates are used to calm the body and make one drowsy.
lāʻau hoʻomalule kino [laau·hoo·malule·kino] R n. narcotic, drug. lit., medicine to relax the body. ILL
lāʻau hoʻomoe [laau·hoo·moe] R same as lāʻau hoʻohiamoe.
lāʻau hoʻonahā [laau·hoo·nahā] R n. cathartic medicine. ILL
lāʻau hoʻonoenoe [laau·hoo·noe·noe] R n. drug, as opium. lit., befogging plant. PLA
lāʻau hoʻopā [laau·hoo·pā] R n. medicine to prevent fecundation. ILL
lāʻau hoʻopaheʻe lubrication. (EH)
lāʻau hoʻopalupalu lubrication. (EH)
lāʻau hoʻopalupalu ʻili skin lotion. (EH)
lāʻau hoʻopiʻi [laau·hoo·piʻi] R n. emetic. lit., medicine to make come up. ILL
laauhoopii [la·au·hoo·pii] s. Laau, medicine, and hoopii, to cause to ascend. An emetic.
lāʻau hoʻopiʻipiʻi [laau·hoo·pii·piʻi] R same as lāʻau hoʻopiʻi.
lāʻau hoʻopololei [laau·hoo·polo·lei] R S n. splint. ILL
lāʻau hoʻopūhiʻu kind of medicine. (EH)
lāʻau hoʻowali ʻai [laau·hoo·wali·ʻai] R n. implement for mixing poi or poi palaoa. POI
lāʻau hope R n. after endpiece of a canoe. CAN
lāʻau hū R n. any gum-producing tree or plant, as candlenut, spruce. PLA TRE
lāʻau ihu R n. bow endpiece of a canoe. CAN
lāʻau iki ʻai ʻia R n. edible herb. cf. (Roma 14.2) . lit., small eaten plant. PLA
laauikiai [la·au·i·ki·ai] s. Laau, wood, iki, little, and ai, to eat. A general name for herbs. Rom. 14:2.
lāʻau kaʻa R n. cypress (RSV), fir tree (KJV) (Zek. 11.2) ; terebinth (RSV), elm (KJV) (Hos. 4.13) ; conifer. TRE
laaukaa [la·au·kaa] s. Laau, tree, and kaa, pine. A fir tree. Zek. 11:2. An oak tree. Kin. 35:4.
lāʻau kaha R n. boom of a vessel. lit., turning stick. CAN
lāʻau kāhea [laau·ka·hea] R n. a type of faith healing of broken or crushed bones or sprains. lit., calling medicine. ILL
lāʻau kahi hā R n. one-by-four lumber.
lāʻau kalakala [laau·kala·kala] R n. lantana. lit., thorny plant. see lākana. PLA
lāʻau Kalikimaka [laau·kaliki·maka] R n. Christmas tree. TRE
lāʻau kamaʻāina native plant. (EH)
lāʻau kāpalapala [laau·ka·pala·pala] R n. bamboo stamp for marking tapas. lit., printing stick. TAP
lāʻau kaukahi [la·au·kau·kahi] n. balance beam. lit., solitary rod. cf. lāʻau kaulua.
lāʻau kau lole [la·au·kau·lole] n. hanger, when made of wood. lit., wood (for) placing clothes. see uea kau lole, mea kau lole, ʻea kau lole.
lāʻau kaulua [la·au·kau·lua] n. parallel bars. lit., double rods. lāʻau kaulua kaulike. even parallel bars. lāʻau kaulua kaulike ʻole. uneven parallel bars. cf. lāʻau kaukahi. SPO
lāʻau keʻa R n. wooden cross or crucifix; bar to hold a gate shut, brace, bolt.
laaukea [la·au·ke·a] s. Laau and kea, a cross. A cross of wood.
lāʻau ke kino rigor mortis. (EH)
lāʻau kī R n. bar to hold a gate shut, bolt. . cf. kī, key.
laauki [la·au·ki] s. Laau, timber, and ki (Eng.), key. A bar for a gate.
lāʻau kia R n. stick for snaring birds. . cf. kia manu. BIR
laaukia [la·au·ki·a] s. Laau and kia, a stickly mixture. A mixture used as bird-lime in catching birds; he laau a hoopili ai i ka manu me he kepau la.
lāʻau kia manu snaring stick for birds. (EH)
lāʻau kiʻi R n. easel.
lāʻau kinipōpō [laau·kini·po·pō] R n. ball bat of any kind.
lāʻau kolo creeping plant, trailing plant. (EH)
lāʻau koʻokoʻo [la·au·koo·koʻo] n. vaccine. lit., support medicine. MED
lāʻau kū R n. house post, post, doorpost; mast. lit., standing stick. cf. pou. rare.
laauku [la·au·ku] s. Laau and ku, to stand. A side post of a door, from its erect position. 1 Nal. 6:31. A post of a house; an upright post. Ezek. 45:19.
lāʻau kuhikuhi [la·au·kuhi·kuhi] n. pointer, as used in a classroom. . see lāʻau.
lāʻau kuʻi R n. ladder, tree with crosspieces used as a ladder. lit., joined wood. (PH 174)TRE
lāʻau kuʻi kope R n. coffee huller.
lāʻau kuʻi palu R n. wooden palu pestle.
Lāʻau Kū Kahi R n. eighteenth day of the lunar month.
laaukukahi [la·au·ku·ka·hi] s. The names of particular days in the ancient month.
lāʻau kukū briar, thicket, thorny tree. (EH)
Lāʻau Kū Lua R n. nineteenth day of the lunar month.
laaukulua [la·au·ku·lu·a] s. The names of particular days in the ancient month.
lāʻau kumu ʻole R n. parasite. lit., plant without foundation. A legendary koa tree with this name at Kahikikolo, Kauaʻi, was said to have only branches and no trunk. PLA TRE
laaukupau [la·au·ku·pau] s. The names of particular days in the ancient month.
lāʻau kūpeʻe [laau·ku·peʻe] R n. stocks, wooden fetters, handcuffs. lit., bracelet sticks.
laaukupee [la·au·ku·pee] s. Laau and kupee, a fetter. Stocks, fetters, &c., for criminals; any instrument of confining a person.
laʻa ʻula R n. autumn. lit., red time [of leaves]. PLA
laaula [la·au·la] s. A division of the year.
lāʻau lālau meaʻai, lāʻau lālau mea ʻai [laau·la·lau·meaʻai] R n. chopsticks.
lāʻau lalo R n. boom of a vessel. lit., down stick. cf. lāʻau kū. CAN
laaulalo [la·au·la·lo] s. Laau and lalo, down. The boom of a vessel, from its horizontal position, in distinction from kia or laauku.
lāʻau lapaʻau R n. medicine. lit., curing medicine. ILL
laaulapaau [la·au·la·pa·au] s. Laau, medicine, and lapaau, to heal, cure, &c. Medicine, i. e., herbs, roots or other compounds for the relief of diseases. Ier. 46:11.
lāʻau lawe ʻia mai intoduced plant. (EH)
laʻa uli R S n. sacred or doomed darkness, ignorance, gloom, the unknown, misfortune. . cf. laʻa kea, lāʻau aliʻi.
laauli [la·au·li] s. The name of an ancient god who made laws that were not to be broken; ka inoa o ka mea nana i kau na kanawai paa, o Kanelaauli.
lāʻau liʻiliʻi [laau·lii·liʻi] R small bush, plant, or stick. PLA
lāʻau loke, lāʻau rose R n. rosewood.
laʻa ulu R n. spring, time of growth. (Kep. 89)
laaulu [la·a·u·lu] s. La, day, au, season, and ulu, to grow. A time when vegetables spring or grow fast in distinction from laamake.
lāʻau lua hā R n. two-by-four lumber.
laauluai [la·au·lu·ai] s. Laau, medicine, and luai, to vomit. An emetic. see laaupii and laauhoopii.
lā ʻau mai nā ʻāina ʻē intoduced plant. (EH)
lāʻau mākaʻi [laau·ma·kaʻi] R n. policeman's club.
laaumakai [la·au·ma·kai] s. Laau, wood, and makai, a constable. The signal or badge of a constable under the first code of laws; it was a square piece of wood five or six inches in length, each side an inch, one-third of the length was turned for a handle; this the constable carried with him as a designation of his office.
lāʻau make, lāʻaumake R S n. poison.
lāʻaumake R S var. spelling of lāʻau make, poison...
lāʻau make [la·au·make] S n. poison. . see ʻalidirina, Aldrin, a kind of insecticide..., dielidirina, Dieldrin, a kind of insecticide... and entries below.
lāʻau make ʻaistomach poison
lāʻau make hanufumigant
lāʻau make laoasystemic insecticide
lāʻau make pā ʻilicontact poison
lāʻau make haipilikia [la·au·make·hai·pili·kia] S n. pesticide. lit., poison (for) pests. also lāʻau haipilikia.
lāʻau make kalina [la·au·make·kalina] R S n. fungicide. fungicide. lit., fungus poison. [+]ADD ILL
lāʻau make nāhelehele [la·au·make·na·hele·hele] S n. herbicide. lit., poison (for) weeds.
lāʻau malihini intoduced plant. (EH)
lāʻau melomelo bait stick. (EH)
lāʻau mimi kō [la·au·mimi·kō] R n. insulin. insulin. lit., diabetes medicine. [+]ADD ILL
lāʻau moe R same as lāʻau hoʻohiamoe. ILL
laaumoe [la·au·mo·e] s. Laau, medicine, and moe, to sleep. Medicine causing sleep; an opiate.
lāʻau moekū [laau·moe·kū] R n. wooden bedstead.
laaunaha [la·au·na·ha] s. Laau, medicine, and naha, to operate, as a cathartic. A cathartic medicine.
laʻau nahā purgative. (EH)
lāʻau ʻōhikihiki niho [laau·o·hiki·hiki·niho] R n. toothpick. lit., stick to pick teeth.
laauoioi [la·au·oi·oi] s. Laau, bush, and oioi, sharp; full of sharp points. A bramble bush. Isa. 34:13.
laauoliva [la·au·o·li·va] s. Laau and oliva (Gr.), olive. An olive tree. Kanl. 6:11.
lāʻau ʻona [la·au·ʻona] n. narcotic drug. lit., intoxicating drug. MED
lāʻau o nā moʻolelo legendary trees. (EH)
lāʻau ʻoʻoi R n. bramble, briar, thorny tree. TRE
laauooi [la·au·o·oi] s. Laau, bush, and oioi, sharp; full of sharp points. A bramble bush. Isa. 34:13.
laauowe [la·au·o·we] v. To make a noise with the feet; to drum with the fingers; to make a shuffling noise. see lauowae.
laaupa [la·au·pa] s. Laau, medicine, and pa, barren. An ancient drug given to produce abortion, or rather perhaps to prevent fecundation; nolaila, inu nui na wahine i ka laaupa i hapai ole lakou. He laau hanau keiki ole.
lāʻau paepae [laau·pae·pae] R n. boom of a vessel.
lāʻau paheʻe R . see paheʻe₃, dart-throwing.
lāʻau pahupahu [laau·pahu·pahu] R n. billiard cue. lit., billiard stick.
lāʻau paʻi kinipōpō [laau·pai·kini·po·pō] R n. ball bat, tennis racket, pingpong paddle; any kind of paddle for slapping a ball. lit., stick for beating ball. SPO
lāʻau paina pine tree. (EH)
lāʻau pālau [laau·pa·lau] R n. fighting club.
laaupalau [la·au·pa·lau] s. The name of an instrument of offense used in war, a long club; ihe, pololu, laaupalau, &c.
lāʻau palupalu [laau·palu·palu] R n. herbs, tender vegetables.
Lāʻau Pau R n. twentieth day of the lunar month.
laaupau [la·au·pau] s. Name of a day of the month. see laaukupau.
lāʻau pauka makika R n. punk for mosquitoes. lit., stick mosquito powder.
lāʻau piʻi R var. of lāʻau hoʻopiʻi, emetic... ILL
laaupii [la·au·pii] s. Laau and pii, to ascend. An emetic. see laauluai.
lāʻau pili R n. name of a gambling game. lit., betting stick.
lāʻau pulupulu [la·au·pulu·pulu] n. cotton swab, Q-tip. lit., cotton stick. MED
lāʻau rose R var. spelling of lāʻau loke, rosewood...
lāʻau wai hamo lotion. (EH)
-laʻa waʻa R CAN
hoʻolaʻa waʻablessing of a canoe launching; to dedicate a canoe
Labaradora [labara·dora] n. Labrador. Ke kai ʻo Labaradora. Labrador Sea. Eng. G
Ladana R var. spelling of Lākana₂, London...
lae₁ R n. forehead, brow. [(AN) PPn *laʻe, forehead]BOD
nalulu ka laeto have a headache
lae [la·e] s. Any projecting substance, as a prominent forehead. 1 Sam. 17:49.
lae₂ R n. cape, headland, point, promontory. [Pn(CC) *laʻe, promontory, cape, headland]
lae [la·e] A brow of a hill; a cape or headland. In geography, a cape or promontory. A calm; a calm place in the sea, as under a bluff, cape or headland.
lae₃ R n. wisdom; mental or emotional qualities. cf. idioms at pohā₁ (to burst, crack...), poʻohū₁ (wound, swelling...)... cf. lae oʻo, an expert..., lae paʻa, hard headed..., lae ʻula, expert...;
hoʻolaeto pretend to be wise; to act smart; pretentious
lae₄ R n. an insulting term, followed by qualifiers, referring to kauā, outcasts, who had dots tattooed on their foreheads. cf. lae kiko, lae mamo, lae puni, outcast... . (Malo 70–2)
laʻe R same as laʻelaʻe₁; pure in sentiment. . cf. kālaʻe₁, mālaʻe. (Hal. 19.8) PCP *lake.
hoʻolaʻeto clear up, brighten
lae [la·e] v. To be light; to be clear, as day; to be shining, as a light. see laelae and kindred with lai.
Lae-ʻahi Diamond Head. (EH)
laʻehana [lae·hana] R interj. syllables repeated in chants at ends of verses to mark time and for gay effect, similar to ehehene.
laehano [lae·hano] vs. honored. papa laehano. honor roll, as in elementary through high school. [comb. lae + hano.].
Lae-Hao R n. Cape Horn. . also Kepo-honi, Kepa-honi. G
Lā ʻehā o Iulai Fourth of July. (EH)
laehaokela [lae·hao·kela] R n. unicorn, rhinoceros. lit., brow with protruding horn. ANI
laehaokela [lae·hao·ke·la] s. Lae, forehead, hao, horn, and kela, projecting. Name given to the unicorn; the unicorn.
adj. Having one horn in the forehead; he holoholona kiwi hookahi ma ka ihu. Lio laehaokela. Nah. 23:22.
laehina [lae·hina] R S same as noio, a tern. lit., white brow. BIR
lae honua R vi. to bow low, as the head. lit., earthward forehead.
laekahi [lae·kahi] n. specialist. [comb. lae + kahi.]. cf. laeʻula.
lae kiko R n. Kauā , outcast, with a dot tattooed on the forehead. lit., dotted forehead.
laekoi [lae·koi] s. Lae, forehead, and koi, sharp; projecting. A sharp or projecting forehead.
laekoloa [lae·koloa] R n. type of hard, red stone, as used for adzes. . also humuʻula. STO TOO
laekoloa [lae·ko·lo·a] s. A species of soft porous stone.
lae lāʻau R n. forested point, whether at sea or inland. . see ex. kilokilohia.
laʻelaʻe₁ [lae·laʻe] R vs. bright, shiny, clear, serene, calm, pleasant. . cf. laʻe. PCP *lakelake.
hoʻokuʻu laʻelaʻeset at liberty, freed [as after a verdict of “not guilty”]
hoʻolaʻelaʻeredup. of hoʻolaʻe
laelae [lae·lae] v. see lae, v. To enlighten, i. e., to make visibly clear or plain by means of a light.
To make clear or explicit by words, as a statement or assertion.
To be free to move; to be unfettered; to be loose; to be separate from another.
adj. Bright; bright shining, as the sun; e like me ka la laelae i ke awakea; pure; clear; serene, as a clear sky. fig. Pure in sentiment. Hal. 19:8.
Clear; unobscured to the sight.
Clear; distinct, as the meaning of a word or speech.
s. see lae. A light; a bright light.
Calm, pleasant weather.
laʻelaʻe₂ [lae·laʻe] R n. a variety of sweet potato. (HP 142)SWP
Laʻelaʻe₃ [lae·laʻe] R n. name of a star. STA
lae la lae, lae lā lae R interj. syllables repeated in songs at ends of verses to mark time and for gay effect, similar to laʻehana.
lāʻele R n. old leaf, ready to fall or beginning to dry (a contraction of lau ʻelemakule, old leaf). fig., aged; old age. PLA
Mai ka liko a ka lāʻele.From leaf bud to old leaf.
laele [la·e·le] s. The name of kalo tops when partially dry or thrown by as refuse. see laalo. The litter, as of kalo tops or old kalo leaves; any litter or refuse material.
The name of the outside leaves of the loulu, tobacco, &c.; the same as halii.
laeloa [lae·loa] R n. a kind of wine-red cotton cloth. lit., long brow.
lae lua R vs. prominent, as a ridge. lit., double brow.
laelua [lae·lu·a] adj. Lae and lua, double. Projecting; sharp; prominent, as a ridge. see mukoi.
Lae-Makaʻu R n. Cape Fear. G
lae mamo R n. Mamo (bird) brow, a derisive name for kauā, outcasts, perhaps because the mamo, like some kauā, has a black mark on its brow (the yellow feathers of the mamo were prized, not the black). BIR
Lae-Manaʻolana R n. Cape of Good Hope. G
Laena R n. Rhine. Also Raena. Ka muliwai ʻo Laena. Rhine River. Eng. [+]ADD G
laenihi [lae·nihi] R n. name applied to various high-headed labroid fishes of the genera Hemipteronotus and Iniistius; this name may be qualified by the terms ʻeleʻele, kea, nēnē, pūkea. lit., sharp forehead. FIS
Laenihi R sister of the antihero Hale-mano, who often assumed the form of the fish of the same name and once that of a chicken. She found Hale-mano's sweetheart for him, and twice brought him back to life after he had died of love sickness. (For. Sel. 250-273)
laenihi [lae·ni·hi] s. Name of a species of fish.
laenihi [lae·ni·hi] A steep, perpendicular forehead.
lae oʻo R n. an expert. lit., mature brow. cf. lae ʻula.
laeoʻo [lae·oʻo] n. master's, as a degree at a university. also MA or MS (pronounced mūʻā, mūsā). cf. laepua, laeʻula. kēkelē laeoʻo. master's degree. also palapala laeoʻo. see muli puka.
Ke kākau nei wau i kaʻu pepa no ka loaʻa ʻana o koʻu kēkelē laeoʻo.Iʻm writing my thesis to get my Master's degree.
lae paʻa₁ R vs. hard headed, obstinate, stubborn, closed in mind and hostile to new ideas. lit., hard brow.
lae paʻa₂ R n. term for kauā, outcast. lit., marked forehead, probably referring to tattoo marks on forehead.
laepaa [lae·paa] s. Name of a servant marked in the forehead. see laepuni.
Lā ʻepa o ʻApelila April Fools' Day. (EH)
laepua [lae·pua] n. baccalaureate, bachelor's, as a degree at a university. lit., emerging wisdom. also BA or BS (pronounced bēʻā, bēsā). cf. laeoʻo, laeʻula. kēkelē laepua. bachelor's degree. also palapala laepua. see mua puka.
Loaʻa maila koʻu kēkelē laepua ma ke Kulanui o Hawaiʻi.I got my bachelor's degree at the University of Hawaiʻi.
lae puni R n. term for kauā, outcast.
laepuni [lae·pu·ni] s. Name of a servant marked in the forehead; o ka poe kauwa i hoailonaia ma ka lae, ua kapaia he kauwa laepuni.
lae puʻu R n. bulging forehead. BOD
laeʻula R n. a well-trained, clever person; expert. lit., red brow [red being the sacred color]. cf. lae oʻo.
laeʻula [lae·ʻula] n. doctorate, as a degree at a university. also kauka. kēkelē laeʻula. doctorate degree. also palapala laeʻula. cf. laeoʻo, laepua.
Ke hana nei ʻo Kale no kōna kēkelē laeʻula ma ke kālaimeaola.Kale is working on his doctorate degree in biology.
Laeuliuli [lae·uli·uli] S n. Cape Verde. lit., green cape. Nā mokupuni ʻo Laeuliuli. Cape Verde Islands. G
laha₁ R S vs. extended, spread out, broad, published, circulated, distributed, disseminated, promulgated, advertised, broadcast, widespread, increased, numerous, common, general, ordinary. . see laha ʻole. [(MP) PPn *lafa-lafa, flat and/or broad]
hoʻolahato spread abroad, publish, advertise, broadcast, disseminate, distribute, circulate, make known, promulgate, increase, propagate; advertisement, propagation, publicity
hoʻolaha hoʻolilonotice of sale
hoʻolaha kūʻainotice of sale
hoʻolaha lima hanahelp-wanted ad
hoʻolaha manaʻoʻiʻopropagation of the faith
Ua laha nui ka pānini.Cactus grows far and wide.
laha [la·ha] v. To spread out; to extend laterally; to make broad; to enlarge.
To extend; to spread abroad, as a report; aole hoi i laha nui ka ai noa ia la, the free eating (i. e., the report of it) did not extend greatly on that day.
To be distributed far and wide.
To be circulated, as a proclamation.
To increase; to spread out; to become numerous, as a people. Kin. 48:16.
Hoo. To spread intelligence extensively.
To promulgate, as a law or decree among the people. Luk. 2:1.
To increase greatly; applied to beasts, birds, fish and men.
adj. Broad; extended; spread out.
laha₂ R n. gourd calabash painted with patterns. (HP 208)
laha [la·ha] s. Name of a calabash broad and flat, but not high; he ipu nou. see nouu.
laha₃ R n. a kind of yam with white flesh under the skin (HP 168), contrasting with those with purple-red flesh under the skin that were liked for medicine. ILL SWP
lāhai₁ [la·hai] R vs. to poise aloft, as a kite.
lahai [la·hai] v. To start up suddenly; to jump; to fly.
To hover over; to remain suspended in the air, as a bird, see lehai.
lāhai₂ [la·hai] R rare var. of lēhei, lēkei, to leap.
lāhai₃ [la·hai] R n. short wing fence to guide cattle to a corral.
lahaina₁ R n. a variety of sugar cane, usually free tasseling, heavy stooling, and with rather semierect to recumbent growth; large, long heavy tops. (HP 222)SUG
lahaina₂ R n. a variety of sweet potato. (HP 142)SWP
lahaina₃ R n. poising; leaping. . see lāhai₁, ₂.
Lā-hainā Lahaina. (EH)
lahalaha [laha·laha] R S redup. of laha₁, extended, spread out... also said of a hen covering her chickens with her wings. [(MP) PPn *lafa-lafa, flat and/or broad]BIR
hoʻolahalaharedup. of hoʻolaha
lele hoʻolahalahato soar in the air with outspread wings; to hover without perceptible wing movement
umauma lahalahabroad chest
lahalaha [la·ha·la·ha] v. The 13th conj. of laha. To spread out much or often.
Hoo. The same; also, to open, as the wings of a bird in order to fly.
To brood over or upon, as a bird upon a nest.
lahalahai [laha·lahai] R redup. of lāhai₁, , poise aloft... lāhai₂, poise aloft...
lahalahai [la·ha·la·hai] v. see lahai. The intensive of lahai. To hover over; to fly; to light upon, as from a flight. Hoo. To flutter over her young, as an eagle. Kanl. 32:11. see lalahai.
lahalahaina [laha·lahaina] R redup. of lahaina, leaping.
lahalaha wai [laha·laha·wai] R n. broad puddle, pool.
lahalahawai [la·ha·la·ha·wai] s. A broad puddle or pond of water.
lahalawai [lahala·wai] R slippery, muddy. (And.)
lahalawai [la·ha·la·wai] adv. Slippery; unpleasant to travel; ua helehele lahalawai i ka ua.
lahalile₁ [laha·lile] R n. dark navy-blue calico cloth with small white prints or polka dots. . also laholile, shiny scrotum.
lahalile₂ [laha·lile] R n. a variety of sweet potato. SWP
lā hana R n. workday.
lahana [la·ha·na] s. La, day, and hana, to work. A day's work; the work of a day.
lā hānau [la·ha·nau] R n. birthday.
Hauʻoli lā hānau.Happy birthday.
laha ʻole R S vs. rare, choice, unique; not spread, not common.
Lā hāpala lehu Ash Wednesday. (EH)
lahapuni [laha·puni] R n. universality, i.e. the premise that the laws of physics work the same in all parts of the universe, in science. [laha + puni]. [+]ADD SCI
lahe R rare var. of nahe, soft.
lāhea [la·hea] R nvs. vile-smelling; stench; one of unsavory reputation.
Kū ka lāhea.The stench rises.
lahea [la·he·a] v. To be soft or rotten, as fruit or flesh. Hoo. To smell strong or rancid.
Lāhei [la·hei] R n. a a lua fighting stroke. LUA
lahi₁ R vs. thin, frail, delicate. [Pn(NP) *lafi, thin]
hoʻolahito cause thinness, frailty; thin, frail
lahi . see pūaina lahi, colloid... SCI
lahi [la·hi] adj. Thin; flat; opposite to manoanoa.
He mele lahi.
lahi₂ R n. a variety of sugar cane; the yellow mutation of laukona, otherwise same as laukona without variegations and stripes and more robust in growth. also ʻuala lehu. SUG
lahi [la·hi] s. A species of white cane.
lahi₃ R n. a variety of banana. BAN
lahia [la·hia] v. To be involved and unjustly condemned with the guilty.
lahi kahakaha ʻākala [lahi·kaha·kaha·a·kala] R n. a variety of sugar cane; a pink or light red, striped mutation of lahi₂, and otherwise same as lahi. lit., pink-striped lahi. (HP 223)SUG
lā hiki R nvs. eastern sun, rising sun; eastern. [Pn(NP) *fiti, rise, appear (esp. of heavenly bodies)]
Ka lā hiki ola.The life-bringing sun.
Mai ka lā hiki a ka lā kau.From sunrise to sunset [a whole day or whole life span].
lahilahi₁ [lahi·lahi] R redup. of lahi₁, thin, frail... weak, as coffee; flimsy. . also nahinahi. PCP *la(f,s)ila(f,s)i.
Kou pāpālina lahilahi.Your dainty cheeks. (song)
lahilahi [lahi·lahi] laina lahilahi . hairline, as in a computer program. CMP
lahilahi [la·hi·la·hi] adj. see lahi. Thin, as paper; gauze like; thin, as beaten gold.
lahilahi₂ [lahi·lahi] R vs. single-flowering, as a hibiscus. FLO
laho₁ R n. scrotum; with qualifiers, a term of abuse. See saying, ule₁. cf. hoʻolaholaho, laho kole, laho oʻo, laho paka, laho ʻula. [(OC) PPn *laso, scrotum and testicles]BOD
laho [la·ho] s. The testes of men or animals. see kowau and hua.
laho₂ R n. male, as below. (fig., promiscuous male). BOD
Lā Hoʻālohaloha [la·hoa·loha·loha] R n. Thanksgiving Day. lit., day for expression of affection.
lā hoʻāno, lā hoʻano R n. Holy day, day of worship.
lāhoe₁ [la·hoe] R rare var. of lāhai.
lāhoe₂ [la·hoe] R n. cactus. rare. PLA
laho heʻe R n. hernia, rupture. ILL
Lā hoʻihoʻi ea Restoration Day. (EH)
laho kole R n. raw scrotum (an insulting reference to poverty). BOD
lahokole [la·ho·ko·le] s. Laho and kole, raw. A blackguard word; an epithet of reproach.
lahokū [laho·kū] R n. promiscuous male.
laholaho [laho·laho] R miserly; to hoard.
hoʻolaholahosame as laholaho; miserly; to hoard
laholena [laho·lena] R vs. lazy, indolent, idling. . cf. lena₄.
He aha kā ʻoukou e laholena nei?Why are you idling?
laholile [laho·lile] R . see lahalile.
laholio₁ [laho·lio] R nvs. rubber; automobile tire; elastic, rubbery. lit., horse scrotum.
laholio hoʻopaʻarubber band
laholio₂ [laho·lio] R n. India rubber (Ficus elastica). (Neal 312)PLA
laholio [la·ho·li·o] s. Laho and lio, horse. A name given by Hawaiians to gum elastic or India rubber.
laholio hoʻopaʻa rubber band. (EH)
laholio hoʻopaʻa huila tire of an automobile. (EH)
lahomāpū [laho·ma·pū] n. kiwi fruit. [comb. laho + māpū.]. also huaʻai kiwi. FOO
lahonua [laho·nua] R short for ola honua.
lā hoʻoheihei waʻapā regatta day. (EH)
lā hoʻohiwahiwa festive day. (EH)
lā hoʻokahakaha [la·hoo·kaha·kaha] R n. holiday on which everyone dresses up, enjoys sports, parties. lit., display day.
lahookahakaha [la·hoo·ka·ha·ka·ha] s. La, day, and hookahakaha, display. A day of exhibition, of display, of fine appearance; he la e hoike ai i ka hanohano; a public day.
Lā hoʻokuʻikahi Armistice Day. (EH)
Lā Hoʻomaikaʻi [la·hoo·mai·kaʻi] R n. Thanksgiving Day. lit., day to bless.
lā hoʻomalolo [la·hoo·malolo] R n. Day of preparation (Mat. 27.62) ; day before the taboo day, hence Saturday. rare.
lā hoʻomanaʻo [la·hoo·manaʻo] R n. Day of commemoration, anniversary day.
laho oʻo R n. mature scrotum, said of a male who reaches maturity. BOD
lahooo [la·ho·oo] adj. Laho and oo, ripe; mature. Hard; stingy; close; applied to persons.
Lā hoʻopau kaua Armistice Day. (EH)
laho paka R n. crinkled scrotum (implication that there has been excessive drinking of kava). KAV BOD
lahopaka [la·ho·pa·ka] s. A reproachful epithet; a blackguard word signifying cracked testicles.
A stingy man.
lahopipi [laho·pipi] R n. eggplant (Solanum melongena). (Neal 744)PLA
laho pipi R n. bull scrotum, as eaten. BOD
laho pōkaʻokaʻo [laho·po·kao·kaʻo] R n. dry scrotum (an insult similar to laho kole). BOD
lahoʻula R n. red scrotum (an insult similar to laho kole).
lahoula [la·ho·u·la] s. Laho and ula, red. A term of reproach; a railing.
lahu [la·hu] adj. Forbidden; prohibited; usually applied to food; as, ka ai i lahuia, the forbidden food; in this, it is equivalent to kapu.
lāhui₁ [la·hui] R nvs. nation, race, tribe, people, nationality; great company of people; species, as of animal or fish, breed; national, racial. [PPn *lafu, group of animals or birds (Rby)]FIS
ʻAoʻao Lepupalika lāhui.National Republican Party.
hoʻolāhuito form a nation, race, etc
lāhui ʻaeʻanomadic people, gypsy
lāhui kauaa warring people; a large company of soldiers (rare)
lāhui pua a lalocommoner
lāhui [la·hui] n. species, in biology. also see kālaipuolo lāhui, lāhulu and entries below. also lāhulu. FIS
paihaʻakei lāhui . racism, i.e. adhering to a belief that one's own race is superior to another race. ʻāpana ʻahaʻōlelo lāhui. congressional district, in government. . also paihaʻakei ʻili. FIS
lāhui₂ [la·hui] R vi. to assemble, gather together. [Pn(EP) *raafui, group of animals or birds (Rby)]
lahui [la·hu·i] s. La, day, and hui, to unite. A time of coming together; hence, an assemblage; a company; a union of many. see the following words and lahu above.
lāhui₃ [la·hui] R vt. to prohibit, forbid, lay a taboo, proclaim a law (possibly -i is a transitivizer; cf. and Samoan lafu, to prohibit). (Gram. 6.6.4) [Pn(EP) *raafui, prohibit]
hoʻolāhuito cause to be consecrated; to taboo
Lāhui ʻia ka walaʻau e Pele.Loud talk was prohibited by Pele.
lahui [la·hu·i] v. see lahu. To prohibit; to forbid; to lay a kapu; to proclaim a law or ordinance.
lāhui aeʻa, lāhui ʻaeʻa nomadic people, gypsy. (EH)
lahuiaina [la·hu·i·ai·na] s. Lahui and aina, land. The nations of many lands; spoken of collectively, the people of many countries.
lāhui emi [la·hui·emi] n. depleted species. also lāhulu emi. cf. ʻane halapohe.
lāhui hele mau nomadic people. (EH)
lāhui hui pū [la·hui·hui·pū] R n. united nation.
Nā Lāhui HuipūUnited Nations
lā huikala [la·hui·kala] R n. Day of purification ceremonies. . cf. huikala.
lahuikala [la·hu·i·ka·la] s. La, day, and huikala, to purify. A day for purification, in ancient religious ceremonies.
lāhui kanaka, lāhui kānaka [la·hui·kanaka] R n. nation, people, tribe, multitude; mankind, humanity.
lāhui kanaka [la·hui·kanaka] n. ethnic group. [+]ADD
lahuikanaka [la·hu·i·ka·na·ka] s. Lahui, collection, and kanaka, people. A body of people collectively. Oihk. 18:24.
The people under one chief or king in distinction from those of another. Kin. 10:5. Collective bodies united in one people; a union of men, but under different chiefs; i mea e pono ai no na lahuikanaka o ko kakou pae aina; hence,.
As in modern times, a nation; a people. 1 Nal. 18:10.
A people without a king; any multitude; he poe, he pae, he puu.
lahuikaua [la·hu·i·kau·a] s. Lahui, assemblage, and kaua, war. People assembled for war; warriors; a company of soldiers.
lāhui laʻa consecrated nation. (EH)
lāhui pua o lalo commoner. (EH)
lāhulu [la·hulu] n. species, in biology. lāhulu emi. depleted species. pili lāhulu. related species. Kānāwai Lāhulu ʻAne Halapohe. Endangered Species Act. [sh. lāhui + hulu.]. also lāhui. SCI
lāhulu ē [la·hulu·ē] R n. alien species. lit., foreign species. [+]ADD
lai₁ R n. name applied to the species of Scomberoides, fish. [(MP) PPn *lai, fish sp. (Scomberoides sancti-patri)]FIS
lai [la·i] Name of a species of fish.
lai₂, rai R rye. . also huapalaoa ʻeleʻele. Eng.
laʻi R nvs. calm, stillness, quiet, peace, contentment, tranquillity; solace; serene, as of sea, sky, wind; quiet, silent, peaceful, pacific, tranquil, contented; to find peace. see ex., forecast. [(OC) PPn *laki, the westerly quarter; wind from that quarter and weather associated with it]BIR
hoʻolaʻito cause to be still; to poise aloft, as a bird; to quiet, as a mob; to cease talking; calm; peaceful, quiet
Pō laʻi, ʻihiʻihi ē.Silent night, holy.
-laʻi R transitivizer, as in kaulaʻi, kulaʻi, lualaʻi. (Gram. 6.6.4) Perhaps PPN *-raki.
lai s. Used for lani, the heavens, especially when the sky is clear and the weather calm; e ke alii wahine o ka lai. Laieik. 154.
A calm still place in the sea where there is no ripple and the sea is like a looking-glass.
Any calm still place; e noho mai a i ka lai o Lele.
Still, as water; pohu, malie o ka lai. see malino.
Any still, silent place; he wahi mehameha, hakanu.
v. To be calm; to make no noise; to be silent; ua lai loa ia po, it was very still that night.
Hoo. To quiet; to appease, as a mob. Oih. 19:35.
To be quiet, as the elements.
adj. Calm; still; quiet; shining, as the surface of the sea in a calm.
lāʻī R n. ti leaf (contraction of lau kī). TII
lai [la·i] s. The leaf of the ki plant. see laui and lauki.
laʻia R rare var. of laʻi.
Nā kai laʻia.The tranquil seas. (chant)
Lāʻie R var. spelling of Lāʻie-i-ka-wai, the heroine of the romance of the same name called 'the masterpiece of Hawaiian romantic fiction'...
lāʻie₁ R short for lau ʻie, ʻie vine leaf.
Lāʻie₂ R n. place name, windward Oʻahu. Mormon Temple and Brigham Young University-Hawaiʻi site.
Lāʻie-i-ka-wai, Lāʻie R the heroine of the romance of the same name called 'the masterpiece of Hawaiian romantic fiction' (HM 534). Lāʻie was hidden at birth in a pool at Lāʻie, Oahu, and later reared in a sacred house of yellow feathers at Pali-uli, a mythical paradise on Hawaiʻi. ʻAi-wohi-kupua of Kauaʻi vainly wooed her. She adopted his Maile sisters. They found her a god husband who lived in the sun — Ka-ʻōnohi-o-ka-lā (the eyeball of the sun) — but he was unfaithful. Lāʻie was worshiped as ka wahine o ka liʻulā, the lady of the twilight. Using traditional motifs, Hale-ʻole (in (Laie)) wrote this long story in imitation of European romances. lit., ʻie leaf in the water. see Ka-ʻōnohi-o-ka-lā; Maile; Waka.
laiki, raisi R n. rice (Oryza sativa). Eng. (Neal 69–71)PLA FOO
laiki, lāisi n. rice. laiki keʻokeʻo. white rice. also lāisi keʻokeʻo. laiki mākuʻe. brown rice. also lāisi mākuʻe. laiki mōchī. mochi rice. also lāisi mōchī. pōpō laiki. rice ball, musubi. also pōpō lāisi, musubī. PLA FOO
laiki [lai·ki] s. Hawaiian orthography for raisi. Eng. Rice; a vegetable; a species of grain.
s. Rice, &c.
laikī [lai·kī] R n. litchi. Eng. PLA FOO
laikī [lai·kī] n. lychee, litchi. PLA FOO
lāʻiki R vs. tight, as a dress; painfully stuffed, as the stomach after overeating; narrow, as a gate opening (contraction of lāʻā, wide, and iki, small).
lima lāʻikilong, narrow sleeve
laiki [lai·ki] v. To cram; to stuff; to throw together confusedly; to eat too much; to be full, as an over-loaded stomach.
s. Fullness, as of the stomach from over-eating; ua laiki ka opu.
adj. Full, as the stomach from eating too much.
laiki loloa R n. long rice.
laikini [lai·kini] R n. license. Eng.
wahine laikinilicensed prostitute
laikini hahai holoholona [lai·kini·hahai·holo·holona] R n. hunting license.
laikini kaʻa [lai·kini·kaʻa] R n. auto or vehicle license.
laikini kalaiwa kaʻa [lai·kini·kalaiwa·kaʻa] R n. driver's license.
laikini kī pū [lai·kini·ki·pū] R n. firearms license.
laʻikū₁ [lai·kū] R nvs. great calm, quiet, peace, serenity; becalmed. WIN
laiku [lai·ku] s. A calm, either with reference to the atmosphere, without wind, or to the stillness of the ocean, without wave or ripple; he pohu, he malie hinu no ka moana.
Laʻikū₂ [lai·kū] R name of a wind associated with Hālawa, Molokaʻi. (For. 5:103) WIN
laila R loc.n. there, then (usually pronounced leila or lila). Laila follows particles with varying meanings:. (Gram. 2.7, 8.6) [Pn(CE) *reira, there (a place already mentioned)]
ʻaʻohe aʻu mea makemake o lailathere is nothing I want there
he ʻoluʻolu kō laila poʻethe people of that locality are kind
i lailathere, at that place
kō lailaof that place, local
mai lailafrom there, thence
mai laila mai ā hiki i kēia mau makahikifrom then until the present years
no lailatherefore, for that reason, hence, consequently; belonging to that place
o lailaof that place
laila [lai·la] adv. Referring to time, then; at that time; referring to place, there; at that place. It almost always takes one of the simple prepositions, a, i, o, no, ko, ka, ma or mai. see each of the compounds in their places; also, Gram. § 68 and § 165, 2d class.
laʻilaʻi₁ [lai·laʻi] R redup. of laʻi; light-hearted. light-hearted.
laʻilaʻi₂ [lai·laʻi] R n. a variety of sweet potato. SWP
lailai [lai·lai] v. see lai. To be very calm and clear, as the sun; i ka wa e lailai ana ka la maluna o ka aina. Laieik. 158.
laima pāpapa laima. lima bean. see pāpapa. FOO
laimana [lai·mana] R n. layman. Eng. rare.
laimi n. lime. Eng. FOO
laina₁ R n. hives, urticaria. ILL
laina [lai·na] s. A kind of eruption on the body like shingles.
laina₂ R line, row, verse. Eng.
laina n. line, as on a basketball court. laina iwi kī. side line of the key on a basketball court. laina kumu. base or end line. laina ʻaoʻao. side line. see entries below.
laina₃ R cane trash, bagasse. Eng. (rind). PLA
Lāina R n. line. Ka pae moku ʻo Lāina. Line Islands. Eng. [+]ADD G
laina ʻekolu mika n. three-meter line, in volleyball. see laina ʻumi kapuaʻi, ʻaʻena ʻekolu mika. SPO
laina helu n. number line, in math. MTH
laina helu lā n. international date line. lit., line (for) counting days.
laina hīnaʻi [laina·hi·naʻi] n. end line, on a basketball court. lit., basket line. also laina hupa, laina kumu, laina poʻo. SPO
Nou wale akula ʻo Barkley i ke kinipōpō mai ka laina hīnaʻi a hiki i ka hoa kime ma kekahi poʻo o ke kahua.Barkley whipped the ball from the base line to his teammate at the other end of the court.
laina hoʻokeʻekeʻe zigzag lines. (EH)
laina hoʻouka [laina·hoo·uka] n. scrimmage line, in football. lit., attack line. SPO
laina hupa n. end line, on a basketball court. lit., basket line. also laina hīnaʻi, laina kumu, laina poʻo. SPO
Hoʻomaka ka ʻaoʻao kūlele mai ka laina hupa a holo i kekahi ʻaoʻao.The offense starts from the end line and goes all the way to the other end.
laina ʻike n. line of sight, sight line. lit., line (to) see. also laina lena.
laina ʻikepili [laina·ike·pili] n. data stream, as in a computer program. lit., data line. CMP
laina kālailai [laina·ka·lai·lai] n. transect, i.e. a sample area, as of vegetation, usually in the form of a long strip. lit., line (to) analyze.
laina kaula waha R n. reins, lines. lit., bridle (rope mouth) lines.
lainakini [laina·kini] R same as ʻainakini, navy blue cloth.
laina kī noa n. free throw line, in basketball. SPO
Inā hoʻokuʻia ʻia ʻoe iā ʻoe e kaha ana i ka hīnaʻi ma loko o ka puka kī, e hele ʻoe i ka laina kī noa.If you are fouled while driving to the basket within the key, you will go to the free throw line.
laina kūlele [laina·ku·lele] n. offensive line, in football. lit., offense line. SPO
laina kūpale [laina·ku·pale] n. defensive line, in football. lit., defending line. also laina pale. SPO
laina kūwaena [laina·ku·waena] n. half-court line, on a basketball court. lit., median line. SPO
Ua kī ʻia ke kinipōpō mai ka laina kūwaena mai, a ʻuāʻuā aʻela ke anaina i ke komo ʻana i loko o ka hīnaʻi.The ball was shot from the half-court line, and the crowd screamed when the ball went in the basket.
laina lahilahi [laina·lahi·lahi] n. hairline, as in a computer program. lit., thin line. CMP
laina lakikū, laina latitū [laina·laki·kū] n. parallel, i.e. an imaginary circle on the earth's surface parallel to the equator and designated in degrees of latitude. lit., latitude line.
laina lena n. line of sight, sight line. . also laina ʻike.
laina lonikū [laina·loni·kū] R n. meridian, a line of longitude. lit., longitude line. see melekiana.[+]ADD STA
laina lonikū lani [laina·loni·ku·lani] R n. celestial meridian. lit., sky meridian. cf. laina lonikū.[+]ADD STA
laina manawa n. time line.
laina mokuahi [laina·moku·ahi] R n. steamship line.
laina o ke kōkua hua mele [laina·o·ke·ko·kua·hua·mele] n. horizontal line on a musical staff. lit., line of the musical staff. also laina o ke kōkua. cf. wā o ke kōkua hua mele. MUS
laina pale n. defensive line, in football. lit., defense line. also laina kūpale. SPO
laina pāweo [laina·pa·weo] n. skew line, in math. . see pāweo. MTH
laina ʻumi kapuaʻi [laina·umi·kapu·aʻi] n. ten-foot line, in volleyball. Niʻihau. see laina ʻekolu mika, ʻaʻena ʻumi kapuaʻi. SPO
laʻi-o-Kona₁ R n. a variety of sweet potato. lit., calm of Kona. SWP
laʻi-o-Kona₂ R design on a tapa beater. TAP
laipala [lai·pala] R same as laipila, libel.
lāʻīpala [lai·pala] R n. a bright-yellow reef fish (Zebrasoma flavescens). lit., yellow ti leaf. also lauʻīpala, laukīpala. FIS
laipela, raifela [lai·pela] R n. rifle. Eng.
laipila [lai·pila] R nvt. libel; to libel. Eng.
laipila hoʻālaala kipi sedition libel. (EH)
laʻipū [lai·pū] R vs. to be peaceful.
lāisi n. rice. Niʻihau. see laiki.
laka₁ R vs., vt. tame, domesticated, gentle, docile; attracted to, fond of; to tame, domesticate, attract. . see ex. ʻena₂. [(EO) PPn *lata, tame, domesticated]ANI
Ē Laka ē … e laka i ka leo, e laka i ka loaʻa, e laka i ka waiwai.O Laka, attract the voice, attract profit, attract wealth. (UL 34)
hoʻolakato tame, domesticate; to treat with kindness, as a child or animal, so as to familiarize with one
Mai ʻena i ke kanaka i laka aku.Don't shy away from a person attracted [to you].
Nui ka laka o kēia keiki i ke kupuna.This child is so fond of the grandparent.
Laka₁ R goddess of the hula, maile, ʻieʻie, and other forest plants (UL 24), often identified with Kapo-ʻula-kīnaʻu. see Maile. HUL
laka [la·ka] v. To tame, as a wild animal; to feed to the full. Hoo. To bring under, as a ferocious beast; to render docile and obdient; to tame; to domesticate. lak. 3:7.
adj. Well fed; tame; domesticated; familiar; gentle; not ferocious; the opposite of hihiu.
s. Domesticated or tamed animals.
Laka₂ R a hero whose log, which was felled for a canoe, was found growing upright the following morning.
laka₂ R nvt. lock, padlock; to lock. Eng.
laka n. lock; to lock. . see pahu laka.
E laka ʻoe i ka ʻīpuka a paʻa.Lock the door.
laka₃ R n. lark. Eng. BIR
Laka₃ R a god worshiped by canoe makers; also known as Ku-ʻōhiʻa-Laka (upright ʻōhiʻa tree Laka). (Malo 82)
laka [la·ka] The name of a species of bird, perhaps; kani ka laka.
lākā [la·kā] R n. Lascar. Eng.
lakaheke [laka·heke] R n. loghead. Eng.
laka helu n. combination lock. lit., lock (with) numbers. cf. helu laka.
lakakane [la·ka·ka·ne] s. The name of a god; the god of dances; he akua no ka poe hula.
lakalaka [laka·laka] R redup. of laka₁, tame... [(EO) PPn *lata, tame, domesticated]
hoʻolakalakaredup. of hoʻolaka
lakalaka [la·ka·la·ka] v. see laka. Hoo. To tame; to domesticate; e hoopau i ka noho hihiu ana.
laka maʻaka n. caps lock, as on a computer or typewriter keyboard. pihi laka maʻaka. caps lock key (preceded by ke). also pihi laka. CMP
lākana₁ [la·kana] R n. lantana (Lantana camara), a thorny tropical American bush with variegated flower heads, yellow, orange, red, white, and pink. Eng. Also lanakana (Niʻihau), mikinolia hihiu, mikinolia hohono, mikinolia kukū. (Neal 722–4)PLA FLO
Lākana₂, Ladana [la·kana] R n. London. see song, lualaʻi. Eng. G
Lā kanu lāʻau Arbor Day. (EH)
Lā Kāpaki [la·ka·paki] R n. Sabbath Day.
lā kau R n. setting sun. . see lā hiki.
lakauā [lakau·ā] vs. domesticated, as a pet or for work. [sh. laka + kauā.]. cf. ʻāhiu, lōhiu.
laka uai n. sliding latch. lit., sliding lock.
lā kaulele leap year's day. (EH)
Lā Kau Pua R n. Decoration Day. lit., day to place flowers. FLO
Lakawia [laka·wia] n. Latvia. Eng. G
lāke . see manu lāke.
lākea [la·kea] R vs. fair, white, of complexion. rare.
lā kea R n. white fin. FIS
lākeʻe [la·keʻe] R var. of lāpeʻe, bent, crooked...
lakee [la·ke·e] v. To coil up, as a snake or centipede; to double over; to bend, as a flexible substance.
adj. Bent; crooked; doubled over.
lakeke R n. jacket, blouse. CLO
lakeke n. blouse. Niʻihau. also palauki. cf. lākeke. CLO
n. jacket. . cf. lakeke. Eng. CLO
lakeke [la·ke·ke] s. The Hawaiian pronunciation of the English jacket. A roundabout.
lākewe [la·kewe] R same as lākeʻe, bending.
lakewe [la·ke·we] s. see lakee. Anything flexible; easily bending.
A person leaning or bending from weakness or disease.
laki R nvs. luck, lucky. . see ex. keha. Eng.
hoʻolakito bring luck; lucky
laki pili helu laki lottery.
lākī₁ [la·kī] R nvs. ti leaf (short for lau kī). TII
lākī₂ [la·kī] R vs. stunted, as of plants that have matured. PLA
Lākī mai kō lāua ulu ʻana.Their growth was stunted [of plants]. (Kep. 93)
lakika, radika R n. radix. Eng.
lakika n. radish. Eng. FOO
lākike, latike [la·kike] R n. lattice. Eng.
lakikū, latitu [laki·kū] R n. latitude. Eng.
lakikū, latitū [laki·kū] n. latitude. laina lakikū. parallel, i.e. an imaginary circle on the earth's surface parallel to the equator and designated in degrees of latitude. also laina latitū. cf. lonikū. Eng.
Lākina, Latina [la·kina] R n. Latin.
inoa LākinaLatin or scientific name
lakio, ratio R n. ratio. Eng.
lākiō [la·kiō] n. ratio; rate, i.e. a ratio that compares different kinds of units, in math; quantity, amount, or degree of something measured per unit of something else, as of time. . see pakuhi lākiō, and entries below. Eng.
ma ka lākiō he 60 mil/hlat the rate of 60 mph
lākiō anapuni [la·kio·ana·puni] n. constant of proportionality, in math. lit., ratio (of) circumference. MTH
lākiō hānau [la·kio·ha·nau] R n. birth rate, natality. lit., rate (of) birth. [+]ADD
lakio like R n. proportion, equal ratio.
lākiō like [la·kio·like] n. proportion, proportional, in math; equal ratio. lit., same ratio.
lakio like ʻano hui R n. compound proportion.
lakio like huli hope R n. indirect-inverse or reciprocal proportion.
lakio like kaukahi [lakio·like·kau·kahi] R n. simple proportion or ratio.
lakio like kūpono [lakio·like·ku·pono] R n. direct proportion, equal ratio.
lākiō paʻapū wai [la·kio·paa·pu·wai] n. specific gravity, relative gravity. lit., water density ratio.
lako R nvs. supply, provisions, gear, fixtures, plenty; wealth; well-supplied, well-furnished, well-equipped; rich, prosperous. [Pn(CE) *rato, ?? [supplied, provided, spread...]]
hoʻolakoto supply, equip, provide, furnish, enrich
lako [la·ko] v. To possess what is necessary for any purpose; to be supplied with requisite means of doing a thing; to be supplied with; to have a sufficiency; eia na kanaka i lako i kela mau mea; to be fitted out or furnished with what is requisite for use or ornament, as the works of nature; ua lakoia ka honua nei i ka mauna, i ka awaawa, i ka pohaku, &c.
Hoo. To provide a supply for the needy. Hal. 146:9. To supply a competency for a living. 1 Tim. 5:8. Aole ke alii i ike i na mea i hoolakoia nei, the king did not know what things were provided here.
To be endowed; to be furnished; to be supplied. Kanl. 28:11.
To supply what is wanting.
s. A supply; a fullness; a sufficiency.
adj. Rich; prosperous; completely furnished with every necessary convenience.
lākō [la·kō] R n. sugar-cane leaf (same as lāʻō, contraction of lau kō). PLA SUG
lako [la·ko] s. For For lauko. The leaf of the sugar-cane.
lako ʻaiʻē [lako·ai·ʻē] n. loan, i.e. money lent at interest; to have a loan. lit., provision (through) debt. also ʻaiʻē. cf. hoʻolako ʻaiʻē, lawe ʻaiʻē.
lako gula R var. spelling of lako kula₂, jewelry...
lako hale R n. same as pono hale; furniture and fixtures for a house.
lako hanu n. breathing equipment, as for use in space exploration.
lako hao n. hardware, such as tools made of metal. lit., supply (of) metal tools. hale kūʻai lako hao. hardware store. cf. lako paʻa. TOO
lā koho election day. (EH)
lako hoʻonani [lako·hoo·nani] n. jewelry. also lako kāhiko. cf. lako kula.
lako hoʻopuka [lako·hoo·puka] n. factors of production, in economics. lit., supplies (for) producing.
lako kāhiko [lako·ka·hiko] n. jewelry. also lako hoʻonani. cf. lako kula.
lako kākau [lako·ka·kau] R n. stationery supplies.
lako kaua R n. war supplies, ammunition, munitions, armament.
hoʻolako kauato supply arms, arm, fortify
lako keʻena R n. office supplies.
lako kula₁ R n. school supplies.
lako kula₂, lako gula R n. jewelry, especially gold.
lakolako [lako·lako] R rare redup. of lako, supply...
hoʻolakolakoredup. of hoʻolako
lakolako [lako·lako] n. accessories, peripherals, as for a computer.
lakolako [la·ko·la·ko] v. see lako. To enrich, &c. Hoo. To furnish; to provide for, as for family use, or for any occasion. Mat. 12:54.
lako lawaiʻa R n. fishing tackle. FIS
lako paʻa n. hardware, as for a computer. lit., solid gear. cf. lako polokalamu, lako hao. CMP
lako polokalamu [lako·polo·kalamu] n. software, as for a computer. lit., program gear. cf. lako paʻa. CMP
lako pono kaua munitions. (EH)
lākou [la·kou] R pronoun. they, them (more than two). see e lākou ala and e lākou nei for use of lākou as a third person plural vocative. (Gram. 8.2) [PPn *laa-utolu, third person plural independent pronoun: *(ki)laa-(u)to(l)u]
kā lākoutheir (a-form)
kō lākoutheir (o-form)
lākou ihothey themselves
lakou [la·kou] pers. pron The third person plural of the personal pronouns. They; used mostly of persons. Gram. § 122 and § 139,3.
lakua R to talk incongruously, mixing proper and improper talk. (And.)
lakua [la·ku·a] v. see laukua. To put together words incongruously; to talk foolishly and wisely, properly and improperly at once; ua lauwili, ua hoi hope, ua lakua, ua hopu hewa.
lā kula school day. (EH)
lā kulāia [la·kula·ia] R n. Day of celebration in honor of a chief.
lā kūlia lucky day. (EH)
lakuna, rakuna R n. raccoon. Eng. ANI
lakuna n. raccoon. ANI
Lā Kūʻokoʻa Independence Day. (EH)
lala₁ R nvs. diagonal, slanting, oblique; diagonal surfing or surf. [Pn(EP) *rara, side, to be on the side, move to the side]
Heʻe ana i ka lala lā, hoʻi ana i ka muku.Surf out diagonally, come back on the crest. (Thrum's Annual, 1896, page 109, says that the lala is the seaward side of a wave building up to break; a third interpretation is that lala is a wave to the right, and muku a wave to the left.). (song for Ka-lākaua)
hoʻolalato turn aside
pā lalato blow at an angle, of the wind
lala n. diagonal. . see lala kūpono, kaha lala.
E kau i kēia mau kikohoʻe i like ka huinanui ma nā lala pākahi me ka -3.Arrange these digits so that their total will be -3 on each diagonal.
n. split end, in football. see ʻāwaʻa lala. cf. muku.
lala₂ R vi. to warm, as over a fire, to warm oneself by a fire; to bask in the sun; to cook over a fire. . cf. ʻōlala₂. [(AN) PPn *rara, heat over fire to smoke, grill, roast (of food) or render supple (of leaves): *(l,r)a(l,r)(gi)]
lala₃ R vs. bright, shiny. PPN *lala.
lala [la·la] see la, sun. To bask in the sunshine.
To be hot, as the sun.
The shining or glazing of varnish on leather.
lala₄ R vs. thin. . also ʻōlala.
lala₅ R n. cap visor.
lala₆ R n. a small bait fish (no data). FIS
lala₇ R vt. to straighten.
lala [la·la] To set a copy for writing, as a teacher.
To make straight; to straighten, as a stick of timber that is sprung.
lala₈ R n. a style of diagonal quilting.
lala₉ R the four corners of a house. (And.)
lala [la·la] The four corners of a house.
lālā₁ [la·lā] R nvi. branch, limb, bough, coconut frond; timber, as of outrigger boom or float; wing of an army; to branch out, form branches, diverge. [(OC) PPn *raʻa-raʻa, small branch]CN TRE CAN
hoʻolālāto cause to branch out, as by topping; to branch out. to lay out land areas; to mark with lines; to plan, make plans or projects (see ex., ʻōhio)
lālā olaperson with offspring
lālā ʻolewithout branches; fig., childless
lālā ʻuʻukusmall branch, twig
lala [la·la] v. To begin a piece of work or a job.
To draw the outline of a piece of land desired; to mark out the plan or lines of what is to be done.
s. The limb or branch of a tree; lala laau, branches of trees.
A limb of the human or animal frame.
adj. For For laa, l inserted. see laa. Consecrated; set apart for a particular purpose; kala lala, money given for pious uses; aole oia i hookoe i kekahi mea me ka lala ole, he did not keep back from consecration.
lālā₂ [la·lā] R n. member, as of a society.
lālā [la·lā] n. member, as of an organization. nā lālā o ka papa. board members.
lālā₃ [la·lā] R n. term in fractions. MTH
lālā₄ [la·lā] R n. slip, as of hibiscus. Also lālā hoʻoulu. PLA
lālā₅ [la·lā] R n. sweet potato produced on a branch vine. SWP
lala [la·la] A species of potato bearing its fruit on the leaves. see alala.
lālā₆ [la·lā] R n. barb or hook, as of bone or coconut shell, on a mother-of-pearl lure; bone point of a composite hook. CN FIS
lālā₇ [la·lā] R n. fins. fins. . see lā₄. FIS
lālā₈ [la·lā] n. phrase, in grammar. . cf. māmalaʻōlelo.
lalaau [la·la·au] s. A grove of bushes. see laalaau.
lālaʻau [la·laʻau] R vs. rotten, as of eggs; disturbed, addled. rare.
lalaau [la·la·au] adj. Bad; spoiled; rotten; applied to eggs.
lalaʻē [lala·ʻē] vs. eccentric. [comb. lala + ʻē.]. see ʻūlala.
lālaha [la·laha] R S vs. broad. lit., broad surface.
lalahai [lala·hai] R same as lahalahai, poise aloft, leap...
lalahai [la·la·hai] v. see lahai and lahalahai. To hover over, &c.
lālahalaha [la·laha·laha] R vs. to rise and swell, of surf before it breaks; broad, as a surface.
lalahalaha [la·la·ha·la·ha] v. To rise and swell and move along, as the surf before it breaks. see hookahela.
lalahela R lazy, sinful. (And.)
lalahela [la·la·he·la] s. Idleness; living long in the practice of vice.
lālā hele mua senior branch (of a family). (EH)
lālahi [la·lahi] R vs. thin, delicate. lit., thin surface.
lalahi [la·la·hi] v. To be thin, &c. see lahi.
lālahilewa [la·lahi·lewa] ao lālahilewa. cirrus cloud. [sh. lahilahi + lewa.]. WIN
lalahiwa [lala·hiwa] R vs. dark, as of a cloud. WIN
lālā hoʻoulu slip (scion). (EH)
lalahū [lala·hū] R vs. convex; swelling; increasing in size; erect, as male organ. BOD
hoʻolalahūto cause to swell
lalahu [la·la·hu] adj. Lala and hu, to rise up. Convex; swelling out, as a bone set crookedly.
lalahua [lala·hua] R pas/imp. of lalahū.
lalaʻi R redup. of laʻi. WIN
ʻAuhea wale ʻoe, ē ke ānuenue e lalaʻi maila i Hale-ola.Hearken to me, O rainbow, so serene at Hale-ola. (chant)
lālā kanu [la·la·kanu] R n. a cutting (to plant). PLA
lālākea [la·la·kea] R n. whitetip shark (Pterolamiops longimanus), up to 4 m long. lit., white fins. FIS
lalakea [la·la·ke·a] s. A species of fish; a kind of shark.
Lalakoʻa₁ [lala·koʻa] R nvs. Rarotonga, Rarotongan. (Tahitian; the regular Hawaiian correspondent of Tahitian Rarotoʻa would have been Lalokona; the second a in Lalakoʻa probably assimilated to the preceding a). (Gram. 2.9.4)
lalakoʻa₂ [lala·koʻa] R n. prayer for luakini dedication. (For. 6:27)
lālākoʻa [la·la·koʻa] R S vs. with strong limbs. lit., coral branch.
lālākukui [la·la·kukui] R vs. many.
Lālākukui akula ka manō o lalo.Many sharks were below. (For. 4:297)
lala kūpono [lala·ku·pono] n. hypotenuse. lit., perpendicular diagonal. MTH
lalala R vi. to sun, bask; sunny.
He mau moʻo e lalala ana i ka lā.Several lizards basking in the sun.
lalalaau [la·la·la·au] s. Lala, branch, limb, and laau, tree. A branch or limb of a tree.
Herbs; herbage; green bushes, &c. Isa. 42:15. see laalaau.
lalalawe [lala·lawe] R similar to lalawe. (For. 6:523)
Lālālūʻau [la·la·lūʻau] R same as Laʻalūʻau. (Kep. 19)
lālama₁ [la·lama] R vs. daring, fearless, clever, as of a climber of precipices or trees. TRE
lālama₂ [la·lama] R nvt. to pilfer, meddle, grope, reach here and there; to be scattered here and there, as houses; pilfering. (Kel. 119)
He keu ka lālama o ka lima.How the hands pilfer.
lalama [la·la·ma] v. To meddle with one's work, or business, or tools.
To feel about the sides of a thatched house, or under the edges of a mat to find some little thing to steal; to pilfer some article of small value.
s. A looking here and there for something; a pilfering; a taking secretly.
adj. Meddlesome; looking into other people's business.
lalana₁ R n. spider. . also lanalana, nananana. INS
lalana [la·la·na] s. Name of some small animal or insect, perhaps a species of spider.
lalana₂ R n. warming, as at a fire. . cf. lala, warm.
lalana [la·la·na] v. To warm, as by a fire. Mar. 14:54.
Lalana₃ R n. old term for London. G
lālani₁ [la·lani] R n. row, rank, file, line; verse of poetry.
hele lālanito march in line
hoʻolālanito place in rows
lālani [la·lani] haʻihelu lālani. linear equation. pālākiō lālani. linear scale, in geography. pepa anakuhi lālani. linear unit paper, in math.
lalani [la·la·ni] v. To lead or go along in Indian file; to be put in rows; to stand in rows or ranks.
s. A row, as of trees; a rank, as of soldiers; a line or column of words; a row of corn. Oihk. 24:6.
adv. In rows; by columns; in ranks.
Lālani₂ [la·lani] R n. a name for the Milky Way (Kep. 81), and also of a single star. cf. Nā-lālani-a-pili-lua. STA
lālani kalalea line of shark fins protruding above the water. (EH)
lālani ʻohana lineage. (EH)
lālani poepoe [la·lani·poe·poe] R n. curve, arc.
lalanipuu [la·la·ni·puu] s. Name of hillocks or small hills when they stand in a row; also called paepuu.
lalaʻo R redup. of laʻo₁. BIR
Lalaʻo ka ʻikena i ka manu.See the bird all the time, as though in the eye. (song)
hoʻolalaʻōto insist on accompanying
Kaʻu poʻe moʻopuna he hoʻolalaʻō i ka hele me aʻu.My grandchildren insist on going with me.
lālā o kaʻahaʻōlelo legislator. (EH)
lālā ola one with many offspring. (EH)
lālā ʻole childless, without offspring. (EH)
lalapa R same as lapalapa₁, steep-ridged, lapalapa₂, bubble, blaze...
lalapa [la·la·pa] v. To blaze, as a fire. Hoo. To burn, as fire in a blaze. see lapalapa.
lalau R nvi. mistake, blunder, going astray; to go astray, wander, blunder, err, gad about, have sexual affairs, miss the way. . cf. maka lalau.
hoʻolalauto cause to wander, lead astray; to procrastinate, dillydally, kill time; to digress or wander in speech, perhaps to avoid a subject; to deceive, as in actions to conceal what one is about; to divert, as a child from the matter he is crying about; roundabout.
Ke lalau wale lā ʻo Puna i Ka-lalau.Puna strays to The-stray [many puns illustrating a wandering mind refer to Ka-lalau, Kauaʻi: see Pukui, Elbert, and Mookini]. (saying)
lalau ka noʻonoʻoto wander mentally
lalau ka ʻōleloto talk nonsense or wander in talking
lalau waleto wander aimlessly
ʻO ia hele lalau wale iho nō e hele lalau ai!Just wandering aimlessly and to no purpose!
lalau [la·lau] To wander; to err; to go out of the right way; hele hewa.
To err. Nah. 15:22. syn. with hana hewa naaupo. To mistake; to make a blunder. Mat. 22:29. To act carelessly; to be inattentive.
To wander about as a gossip. 1 Tim. 5:13.
To turn aside from right. 1 Nal. 9:9. To err in heart. Heb. 3:10. Lalau no na lima i ka hewa me ka makau ole, the hands indeed seized upon wickedness without fear.
s. A mistake; an error; a blunder. Iob. 19:4. Hoo. A leading astray; a causing to err (morally.) Isa. 3:12.
lālau [la·lau] R vt. to seize, take hold of, grasp, reach out for, pick up, hold fast. PCP *la(a)lau.
hoʻolālauto cause to seize, etc.; to tackle
lalau [la·lau] v. To extend out, as the hand; to lay one's hand on a thing; e lalau wale iho no.
To seize; to catch hold of. Puk. 4:4. To take out of or from. Oihk. 5:12.
To undertake on one's own account.
To take without liberty; e lalau wale.
adj. Seizing; catching up things, as a child; mischievous; wicked; violating good morals; dispersed; scattered.
lālauahi [la·lau·ahi] R vs. gray, stormy-looking, smoke-colored. WIN
Makehewa iā kāua ke hele, ke lālauahi maila ʻo uka.It would be a mistake for us to go, it's threateningly gray inland.
lalau halakī miss the way. (EH)
lalau hewa R S vi. to wander in error, sin.
lalauhewa [la·lau·he·wa] s. Lalau and hewa, wrong. The practice or indulgence in sin generally.
lālau ʻino [la·lau·ʻino] R vt. to snatch away or grab roughly or ruthlessly.
lālau lima [la·lau·lima] R vt. to grab in the hands, tackle, manhandle.
lālau palupalu tender, not tough. (EH)
lālā ʻuʻuku twig. (EH)
lalauwale [la·lau·wa·le] s. Lalau and wale, only. The doing that which is contrary to reason or has no reason; foolishness.
lalawahi [la·la·wa·hi] adj. Dark colored; black; the deepest, most intense blackness; pouli.
lālāwai [la·la·wai] R vs. prosperous, successful, well-to-do, rich.
lalawe R redup. of lawe, to carry; thrilling, overwhelmed, transported with emotion; to itch.
hoʻolalaweto produce thrills, itching
Ka lalawe ninihi launa ʻole.A quiet transport unsurpassing [love]. (song)
lalawe [la·la·we] v. see lawe, to take. To take something from another; to take out of.
To pinch; to get hold of to remove.
To scratch where it itches; to feel the sensation of itching.
lale₁ R vi. to hasten, hurry, push on; to encourage, urge on, stir up to action. . see ex. ʻeka₂.
hoʻolaleto hasten, incite, propose, provoke, hurry; to urge, suggest strongly, encourage
Ua hoʻolale mai ʻoia iaʻu e hele i Hilo.He suggested that I go to Hilo.
lale [la·le] v. To urge on; to hurry; to stir up; to constrain one to do a thing quickly.
Hoo. To hasten another forward; to hasten to meet one; to hurry; hoolale mai la ka poalima hai manao ia'u. fig. E hoolale ana i na waimaka o kela mea keia mea.
lale₂ R n. legendary bird mentioned in old tales and songs as a sweet singer. BIR
lale [la·le] s. Name of a species of bird.
lālea [la·lea] R buoy, beacon; prominent object or landmark ashore to steer by. . cf. māka, marker. (And.) CAN
lalea [la·le·a] s. A buoy; a floating guide to one entering a harbor; a beacon to steer by. see mouo.
lālei [la·lei] R nvs. cluster, bunch, as of bananas; assembled together, as flowers in a lei. rare. BAN FLO
hoʻolāleito gather together, as flowers
lalei [la·lei] s. A bunch or cluster of things, as grapes. see kaulalei.
lalelale [lale·lale] R redup. of lale, hasten, hurry...
hoʻolalelaleredup. of hoʻolale; to inspire, incite, rouse
lalelale [la·le·la·le] v. see lale. To hasten. Iob. 31:5. To hurry; to be quick in doing a thing. 1 Sam. 25:18. Hoo. To hasten another. Kin. 19:15. To be forward; to hasten to meet one; to hurry. Eset. 3:15.
s. Haste; hurry in doing a thing. Kanl. 16:3.
lālelo [la·lelo] n. lateral, in linguistics. [sh. lā + alelo.]. LNG
lali R vs. greasy, as pork fat; slippery and shiny, glittering, sparkling, bright; sticky. . cf. ali, hulali. [Pn(NP) *lali, wet]FOO
hoʻolalito cause greasiness, glitter
Lali ka ʻili i ka hou.Skin sticky with perspiration.
lali [la·li] adj. Greasy, as the face or hands in eating pork; fat; shining with grease.
lāliʻi [la·liʻi] R vs. detailed; to do detailed work, attend to small details.
lāliʻi [la·liʻi] vs. detailed, intricate, as a design.
He lau lāliʻi maoli kēia lau kapa kuiki.This is a very intricate quilt design.
lalii [la·lii] v. To prepare; to make ready;.
adj. A word distinguishing several kinds of the opule, a species of fish; as, opule lalii, opule makole, opule lauli, opule eleele, &c.
lalilali [lali·lali] R redup. of lali. PEP *rarirari.
Lalilali ʻole ka ʻili o ke akamai.The skin of the skilled [surfrider] is not slippery [with water]. (UL 36)
lalilali [la·li·la·li] adj. Wet; moist with water; wet and cold; koekoe.
lalinoka [lali·noka] n. hieroglyph, hieroglyphics. Assyrian rahleenos.
ʻAʻole i maopopo ʻia ka lalinoka a ka poʻe ʻAikupita a hiki i ka hoʻomaopopo ʻia ʻana ma ka hoʻohālike ʻana i ka lalinoka o ka pōhaku Roseta me kekahi mau ʻōlelo i kākau pū ʻia ma luna o ia pōhaku.Egyptian hieroglyphics was not understood until it was figured out by comparing hieroglyphs found on the Rosetta stone with other languages which were also enscribed on that stone.
lalo₁ R loc.n. down, downward, low, lower, under, beneath, below, subordinate; depth, lowness, west (see ex., naʻe₁); hold of a ship (frequently preceded by prepositions, sometimes joined as single words). [Pn(NP) *lalo, west]
i lalobelow, underneath
kai lalowestern sea, where the sun sets
kō laloof or belonging to below or the south; the people from below; bottom
lalo lilovery far below
lalo loafar down, below
mai lalofrom below
no lalofrom below, belonging to a lower or southern place
o lalofrom below, subordinate
lalo sub-, under-. . see papa o lalo, and entries below.
lalo [la·lo] adv. Down; downwards; usually with the prefixes i, o, no, ko, ma and mai. Gram. § 165, 2d class. Lalo is also found among the compound prepositions. see Grammar § 161. As an adverb, mai lalo mai, out from under. 2 Nal. 13:5.
adj. That which is down; low; base; very low in character; ka poe lalo loa. 1 Kor. 4:9. Na kanaka lalo loa, the basest of men. Dan. 4:17. see luna, adv.
lalo₂ R leeward, lee, southern.
laloa [la·lo·a] adj. Lengthy. Lengthy. see loloa. He laloa no kamalii.
lalo ʻalapaina [lalo·ala·paina] n. subalpine. lit., below alpine. ululāʻau lalo ʻalapaina. subalpine forest. see ʻalapaina.
lalo honua n. underground. lit., beneath (the) land.
lalo iho lower. (EH)
lalo kai n. submarine, submerged, undersea. lit., beneath (the) sea. lua pele lalo kai. submerged volcano. papa ʻanuʻu lalo kai. underwater terrace.
Lalokona [lalo·kona] R n. Rarotonga. Rarotongan. Ka pae moku ʻo Lalokona. Cook Islands. also Kuki ʻAilani.[+]ADD G
lalo kopikala [lalo·kopi·kala] n. subtropical.
lalo lāhui [lalo·la·hui] R n. subspecies, in taxonomy. . also lalo lāhulu.[+]ADD SCI
lalo lāhulu [lalo·la·hulu] R n. subspecies, in taxonomy. . also lalo lāhui.[+]ADD SCI
lalolalo [lalo·lalo] R vi. of humble origin, lowly. (Malo 56)
lalolalo [la·lo·la·lo] adj. see lalo, adj. Low down; short; very low.
adj. Epithet of a rich influential person, but not a chief; o ke kanaka waiwai a ai aina paha, he alii lalolalo ia; a chief by influence and character, but not by birth; aole loaa na 'lii lalolalo.
lalo lepo n. subsoil. cf. lepo uhi.
laloloa [lalo·loa] R n. a variety of sweet potato. (HP 142)SWP
lalo one n. subsand.
lalowaia [la·lo·wai·a] s. Ancient history in distinction from modern; an account of events in very ancient times, before Umi.
lalu, laru R n. name of a ravenous sea bird, perhaps a gull (RSV); cuckoo (KJV). Gr. laros. (Kanl. 14.15) BIR
Lā Lū Pua R n. Decoration Day. lit., day to scatter flowers. cf. Lā Kau Pua. FLO
lama₁ R n. all endemic kinds of ebony (Diospyros, synonym Maba), hardwood trees with small flowers and fruits. lama wood was used in medicine and placed in hula altars because its name suggested enlightenment; huts were built of lama wood in a single day during daylight (lama) hours, and the sick were placed inside them for curing. also ēlama. (Neal 674) PNP *lama. PLA TRE FLO
lama [la·ma] s. The name of a species of forest tree of very hard wood, used in building houses for the gods.
lama₂ R n. torch, light, lamp. [(MP) PPn *rama, fish at night with torches; torch]HUL ILL
lama [la·ma] A torch; a light by night made of any materials, but mostly from the nuts of the kukui tree; a light. Lunk. 7:20. A lamp. 2 Oihl. 4:20. Connected with ipu kukui. A torch. Lunk. 15:5. He pulama, he aulama, he kalikukui i aulamaia.
lama₃, rama R n. rum; any intoxicating drink. Eng. FOO
He kanaka inu lama.A person fond of drinking; a drinker or heavy drinker.
lama ana lama hanu breathalyzer. nui lama koko. blood alcohol level.
Lamabeta R var. spelling of Lamapeka, Lambeth...
lama hoʻohuihui ʻia [lama·hoo·hui·hui·ʻia] R n. mixed alcoholic drink, cocktail, highball. lit., mixed rum. FOO
lā maka kanaka R n. holiday; festive day on which people gathered for parties and celebrations. lit., day of people's faces.
lama kea R n. a tree mentioned in a chant in (Kam. 76:118). TRE
lamakū₁ [lama·kū] R n. large torch, formerly 60 to 90 cm tall, with the light coming from burning kukui nuts strung on a coconut midrib and wrapped in dried ti leaves and placed at the tips of bamboo handles; signal fires; lantern (Lunk. 7.16) ; sparks, as of a torch (Isa. 50.11) . CN
Lamakū o ka naʻauao.Torch of wisdom [said of great thinkers].
lamaku [la·ma·ku] s. Lama and ku, to stand. A large torch for giving light in darkness; a torch of kukui nuts; a lamp. Lunk. 7:16. Sparks of fire. Isa. 50:11. A fire-brand; momoku ahi. NOTE.—The lamakus were made by stringing the meats of roasted kukui nuts on a wiry stalk of grass and putting six, eight or ten of these strings together parallel, and binding the whole together with dry banana leaves, the whole forming a cylinder from three to six inches in diameter and from two to four feet in length, and on lighting one end, it produced a large and brilliant light, and also much smoke.
lamakū₂ [lama·kū] R name for a medicine applied to sores. ILL
lama kuhikuhi [lama·kuhi·kuhi] R n. beacon, signal light.
lamalama₁ [lama·lama] R n.v. torch fishing; torch; to go torch fishing. FIS
lamalama [la·ma·la·ma] s. Many lights; much light. see lama. He lamalama ke kino o ka mea ai uala.
lamalama₂ [lama·lama] R vs. fair-complexioned; bright-looking; animated; vivacious; to glow.
Lamalama ka ʻili.To glow with health.
lamalama iʻa torch fishing. (EH)
lama paʻipaʻi cocktail. (EH)
lama paʻipaʻi ʻia [lama·pai·pai·ʻia] R same as lama hoʻohuihui ʻia, mixed alcoholic drink, cocktail... lit., mixed rum.
Lamapeka, Lamabeta R n. Lambeth. G
lāmeka [la·meka] n. ceramic. kile lāmeka. ceramic tile. Eng.
lamia R var. spelling of lamie, ramie...
lāmia [la·mia] n. lemur. Greek. ANI
He pili lāhui ka lāmia me ke keko ma kekahi ʻano, akā, no ka nui kūpono o ka ʻokoʻa i ke keko, ua manaʻo ʻia he lāhui ʻokoʻa aʻe nō.The lemur is a related species to the monkey, but because of some marked differences, it is considered a different species altogether.
lamie, lamia R n. ramie, an introduced plant (Boehmeria nivea), related to the māmaki, and yielding a strong fiber used for rope, paper, cloth. (Neal 318)PLA
lamineka [lami·neka] vt. to laminate. Eng.
lamumaomao [la·mu·ma·o·ma·o] s. A word used in the ancient prayers praying that a heiau might be built and sacrifices offered; koia ka ohia i kai i laau no ka lamumaomao a i laau kii kekahi.
Hoʻolana nohoʻi nā keiki.The children are so willful.
hoʻolana₁same as lana₃, to be aware of noises as one wakes...
lana₁ R nvs. floating, buoyant; moored, afloat, adrift; to drift, lie at anchor, as a fishing canoe (For. 4:295); calm, still, as water; anchor. cf. hālana, manaʻolana. [Pn(NP) *laŋa, be afloat, buoyant]FIS CAN
home hoʻolana maʻiconvalescent home
hoʻolanato cause to float, launch; to right a canoe. Fig., to launch a project; cheerful, unworrying, hopeful; to cheer up, encourage, be of good cheer; to lighten grief, as by taking a mourner on a trip and away from the grave of the one he mourns. (Mat. 14.27)
Hoʻolana i ka wai ke ola.Life barely surviving; semiconscious.
Hoʻolana ka manaʻo.To have hopes.
Hoʻolana kaumaha.To ease grief, condolence.
Hoʻolana maʻi.To ease the pain of sickness.
Huki ka lana.Pull in the anchor. (Nak. 87)
Inā e maʻi kekahi kanaka, lana kona manaʻo i ke kauka.When a person is sick, he wants a doctor.
Lana ka manaʻo.Hopeful, without worry, thoughtful; to want.
Lana ke koko.Buoyant blood [of youth]; to circulate, of blood; high blood pressure. (Kam. 64:43)
Lana mālie iho hoʻi ka manaʻo me ka nani lei ʻawapuhi.Thoughts of the beauty of the ginger lei are serene. (song)
lana [la·na] fig. With manao, to have hope; to be confident; with manao dropped, e hoolana oukou, be cheerful; be of good courage. Mat. 14:27.
s. The carriage or bearing of a person; the countenance. Isa. 2:11. Hence lanahaakei. see haakei.
lana [la·na] v. To float; to swim on the surface of water. 2 Nal. 6:6.
Hoo. To cause to swim; to bear up, as water does a vessel, that is, to cause to float. Kin. 7:17.
To float or swim in the air; e hoolana kou uhane i ke ao, to cause your soul to float into the skies.
adj. Buoyant; floating; mama.
lana₂ R n. lowest floor of the oracle tower where offerings were placed. . cf. lananuʻu, mamao, nuʻu. (Malo 176)
-lana₂ R nominalizing suffix. . cf. kaulana, kūlana, manaʻolana. (Gram. 6.6.2) PNP *-langa.
lana₃ R vs. to be aware of noises as one wakes.
Lana ka hiamoe.Awakening from sleep.
lana₄, rana R n. frog. Latin rana, a genus. ANI
lanaau [lana·au] R vi. to float or drift with the current; to look about in every direction, wander, ramble, drift aimlessly.
lanaau [la·na·au] v. Lana, to float, and au, current. To float carelessly in the current. see nanaau.
lanahaʻakei [lana·haa·kei] R vs. haughty, superior-acting. lit., proudly floating. (Isa. 2.11)
lanahaakei [la·na·haa·kei] s. Lana, the bearing of a person, and haakei, pride. Pride; haughtiness in conduct and treatment of others. Isa. 3:16. lit. Proud bearing.
lana hele R vi. to drift, as a ship. CAN
lanahia [lana·hia] R pas/imp. of lana₁.
lanahō! [lana·hō!] R interj. land ho!. Eng.
lānahu [la·nahu] R n. charcoal, coal. . also nānahu. [Pn(MQ) *raaŋahu, charcoal]
lau lānahucoal mine
lānahu [la·nahu] n. coal. cf. kākinoea lānahu. coal gasification. cf. nānahu.
lanahu [la·na·hu] s. A coal; charcoal. Oihk. 16:12. Collectively, coals of fire; lanahu ahi. 2 Sam. 14:7. Figuratively for the remnant of life. The word is more properly written nanahu.
lanahua [lana·hua] R nvs. crook, protuberance, hump; bent out, convex.
lanahua [la·na·hu·a] adj. Bent in; crooked; pressed down.
lanahua [la·na·hu·a] s. Some part of a heiau.
lānahu pikimana bituminous coal. (EH)
lānahu pōhaku [la·nahu·po·haku] R n. cinders. cinders.
lanai R var. of nanai, stiff-backed. ILL
lanai [la·nai] A pain or swelling on the back; a humpbacked person. see nanai. NOTE.—The hump gives name to the island.
lānai [la·nai] R n. porch, veranda, balcony, booth, shed; temporary roofed construction with open sides near a house. [(OC) PPn *laŋa, raise (up)]
lānai kaupoku ʻoleterrace
lanai [la·nai] s. A bower; a shed; a piazza; a porch. Ezek. 40:7. A booth. Iona 4:5.
Lā-naʻi₁ R n. Lā-naʻi Island. perhaps lit., conquest. also Nānaʻi. .
Lanai [la·nai] Name of one of the Hawaiian Islands west of Maui.
lā-naʻi₂ R n. a variety of sweet potato. (HP 142)SWP
lanaia [la·nai·a] v. see nana, to see. To see; to behold; to look;.
To walk in a wriggling manner with self approbation.
lanaiea [lanai·ea] R same as nanaiea, weak.
lanaiea [la·nai·e·a] s. The appearance of a person when dying, sight gone, chin fallen, &c.; pinanai, pinanaiea.
lana ka hiamoe to awake from sleep. (EH)
Lana-ka-malama R n. name of a star. lit., the light floats. STA
lana ka manaʻo hope, hopeful, thoughtful, want (desire), without worry. (EH)
lanakana [lana·kana] R . see lākana₁.
lanakea [lana·kea] R var. of nanakea, pale.
lanakea [la·na·ke·a] s. A general weakness of the system; sick; hence,.
Paleness; whiteness from long sickness; also written nanakea.
Lanakeka, Lanaseta R n. Lancaster. G
lana ke koko buoyant blood (of youth). (EH)
lanakia [lana·kia] n. ranger. . see hale kiaʻi ululāʻau. Eng.
lanakila [lana·kila] hele lanakila . to go freely, i.e. have freedom to go wherever one pleases, 'have the run of the place.' hoʻokele waiwai kū lanakila. free-market economy, i.e. the economy of a country wherein buying and selling can take place without government restrictions. māhele lanakila. winner's bracket, as in a sports tournament. SPO
lanakila₁ [lana·kila] R nvt. victory, triumph; to triumph, win, overcome, beat, prevail, outwit, conquer. [Pn(CE) *raŋatira, chief of secondary status]
hoʻolanakilato cause to triumph; overbearing or impudent, as of a spoiled child unafraid of punishment, or of a most privileged, unassailable person
mea lanakilawinner, victor, champion
lanakila [la·na·ki·la] v. Lana and kila, strong; able. To be too strong for another party.
To come off victorious in a contest; to conquer. Puk. 15:21. To prevail over an opposing party. 1 Nal. 16:22.
To hold dominion over.
Hoo. fig. To be victorious, &c. Hal. 98:1. NOTE.—This word applies only to war and not to single combat.
s. Lana and kila, a very strongman. One who is powerful in physical strength; a conqueror; a brave soldier.
adj. Conquering; prevailing; overcoming.
Lanakila₂ [lana·kila] R n. wind, Hau-ʻula, Oʻahu. (Nak. 57)WIN
lanakila o ka ʻōlelo freedom of speech. (EH)
lanakoi [lana·koi] R nvt. to ask for insistently; to desire greatly; great desire. . cf. koi, urge.
Mea ʻole ia anu i ka manaʻo i ka lanakoi a ka makemake.The cold is as nothing when the desire is so keen. (hula song)
lanalana₁ [lana·lana] R redup. of lana₁, floating... PPN *langalanga.
hoʻolanalanaredup. of hoʻolana
lanalana₂ [lana·lana] R n. lashings, as of ornamental sennit binding the float (ama) to outrigger booms (ʻiako). CAN
hoʻolanalanato make lashings, to lash
lanalana [la·na·la·na] s. see lana. A rope with which the ama and the iako of a canoe are tied; ka luikia i ka iako, ame ka lanalana i ka ama; also the name of the string with which the ancient kois were tied on to the handles.
lanalana₃ [lana·lana] R n. spider. . also lalana, nananana. (Isa. 59.5) INS
lanalana [la·na·la·na] The name of a large brown spider which stands high on its legs. Isa. 59:5.
lanalana₄ [lana·lana] R n. ylang-ylang ylang-ylang (Cananga odorata). (Neal 357–8)PLA
lanalana [la·na·la·na] An image; an idol;.
v. see lana. To make light; the opposite of heavy; e hoomama; to cause to float; to be buoyant.
lanalanahia [lana·lana·hia] R pas/imp. of lanalana₁.
Nānā i ka moku, haʻahaʻa kilohana i lalo, ʻimihia lanalanahia, lana.Behold the island, magnificent far below, sought for, hoped for, hope. (For. 6:389)
hoʻolaʻa waʻahopeful, encouraging. See hoʻolana under lana₁ (Kel. 15)
lānana [la·nana] R var. of kānana, to strain.
lanana [la·na·na] v. To strain, as a liquid.
lananuʻu₁ [lana·nuʻu] R n. high frame where heiau images were placed.
lananuu [la·na·nuu] s. Lana and nuu, a step; a rise. A high stage in the frame where the idols of the heiau stood.
lananuʻu₂ [lana·nuʻu] R n. same as lananuʻu mamao.
lananuʻu₃ [lana·nuʻu] R n. image placed in front of a heiau. (AP)
lananuu [la·na·nuu] One of the gods out of the heiau.
lananuʻu mamao [lana·nuu·mamao] R n. oracle tower; the lowest floor was the lana, the second and more sacred floor was the nuʻu, and the top, where the high priest stood to conduct services was the mamao. (Malo 176)
lananuumamao [la·na·nuu·ma·mao] s. see lananuu 2. Name of one of the gods which stood outside of the heiau; ma ka hikina ka lananuumamao.
Lanaseta R var. spelling of Lanakeka, Lancaster...
Lanasina [lana·sina] R n. Lansing, the capital of Michigan. Eng. [+]ADD G
lanau R vs. same as nanau₂; unfriendly, unsociable. rare.
lanau [la·nau] v. To be bitter against; to rail at; to have no friendship for; to act the misanthrope. see nanau.
lana wale drift. (EH)
lani₁ R nvs. sky, heaven; heavenly, spiritual. [(MP) PPn *laŋi, sky]STA
ʻai lanispiritual food (1-Kor. 10.3)
Mai ka lani nō ā ka honua.From heaven to earth (fig., suddenly, without rhyme or reason).
lani [la·ni] s. The upper air; the sky. Kin. 1:15. The visible heavens; kahi i kau nei na hoku; na ao o ka lani, the clouds of heaven; na manu o ka lani, the fowls of heaven; equivalent to na manu o ka lewa.
Heaven; a holy place. Kanl. 26:15. Anything high up literally or by dignity of character; haui ka lani, ke alii kiekie.
adj. Heavenly; pertaining to the sky.
Heavenly; ano lani, having a heavenly or holy character; o ka imi anei ia i ka pono ano lani? is that seeking righteousness of a heavenly character?.
lani₂ R nvs. very high chief, majesty; host (Isa. 34.4) ; royal, exalted, high born, noble, aristocratic. This meaning is most common in personal names, as Lei-lani, royal child or heavenly lei; Pua-lani, descendant of royalty or heavenly flowers. cf. kamalani, kuhilani. FLO
hoʻolani₁to treat as a chief; to render homage to a chief; to act as a chief; to enjoy the position and prestige of a high chief
hoʻolani₂same as hoʻolanilani
Ka-lani-ana-ʻole.The incomparably exalted one. (name)
lani [la·ni] The title of a high chief when addressed by a subject; equivalent to your highness; also when spoken of by a subject; as, e ka lani, ke hai aku nei au ia oe i na mea a kou makuakane, your highness, I declare to you the decisions of your father. see also meles and e ka lani o na lani, ke ae aku nei wau ma kau noi e kuu lani. Laieik. 197. This is like Chinese adulation.
lani₃ R n. kinds of flowers. see below.. FLO
lānia [la·nia] R vt. to warm, toast, or wilt over a fire, as young pandanus leaves. . cf. ʻōlala, ʻōlani. [PPn *laŋi-a, heat over fire to smoke, grill, roast (of food) or render supple (of leaves): *la(a)gi-a]PAN
lania [la·ni·a] v. To warm, as a person warms himself by a fire.
lani aliʻi₁ R n. royal chief.
lani aliʻi₂, lanialiʻi R same as nani aliʻi, shrubs, allamandas... PLA
lani haʻahaʻa [lani·haa·haʻa] R n.v. low sky, of the low sky, a poetic reference to Hāna, Maui, and its rains. WIN
Lanihaʻi [lani·haʻi] n. Al Nair-Alpha Gruis, a star. [ mān: ha]. STA
lānihinihi [la·nihi·nihi] R vs. thin, narrow. lit., edge surface.
lanihinihi [la·ni·hi·ni·hi] adj. see nihi and nihi-nihi. Narrow in opposition to broad; narrow, as a wheel; thin.
Laniholoʻokoʻa [lani·holo·ʻokoʻa] n. Segin, a star. [ mān: ha]. STA
Lanihou [lani·hou] n. Mira, a star. [ mān]. STA
lanikaʻe [lani·kaʻe] R n. individual privileged to sit with the chief while the latter ate; he might eat the remnants of the chief's food, thus preventing them from falling into the hands of a sorcerer. lit., chief at edge. (Malo 61)
lanikae [la·ni·kae] s. Name of the people who ate with the chief at sundown; ma ka napoo ana o ka la, o ka poe i komo mai e ai ana me ke alii, ua kapaia he lanikae.
s. The name of the kalaimoku when there is only one chief.
lani-keha R n. legendary part of heaven; frequent name for residences of high chiefs, as that of Ka-mehameha III at Lahaina, Maui. lit., lofty heaven. (Malo 104)
lani kua kaʻa R n. poetic name for a very high chief or the highest heaven. lit., sky with rolling ridge [i.e., clouds]. WIN
lanikuakaa [la·ni·ku·a·kaa] s. The highest heaven; nothing beyond. Laieik. 194.
Lani-kū-hana R n. name of a star. lit., chief stands [at] work. STA
lani-kuʻu-waʻa R S n. wind of Ka-lalau, Kauaʻi. lit., heaven releasing canoe. (For. 5:95) CAN WIN
lanilani [lani·lani] R redup. of lani, very high chief... PPN *langilangi.
hoʻolaniloni₁redup. of hoʻolani; to treat as a chief; to claim relationship to a chief, especially unwarranted
hoʻolaniloni₂to exalt, praise
lanilani [la·ni·la·ni] v. see lani. To be highminded; to act chiefishly.
To be proud; to show haughtiness.
Hoo. To exercise authority. Mark 10:42. Same as hooalii and hookiekie.
lani nuʻu R n. highest heavens, an epithet for royalty.
lani paʻa R n. firmament. lit., solid heaven. STA
Lani-paʻina R n. a rain known at ʻUlu-pala-kua, Maui. WIN
lanipili [lani·pili] R n. . see ua lanipili, heavy rain...
lanipili [la·ni·pi·li] s. Lani, sky, and pili, to adhere to. The place where the sky appears to touch the earth. lit. The touching of sky and earth.
The clouds as they appear to touch the horizon.
adj. Touching the heavens; he ua lanipili, a shower reaching to heaven, i. e., a very heavy shower.
lanipō [lani·pō] R vs. dense, dark, lush, as of plants, rain; said of luxuriant growth. WIN PLA FLO
Kuʻu haku i ka ua Lanipō-lua, mehe pō lā kā ke anu o ke Koʻolau.My lord in the dark pouring rain like the night and the cold of the Koʻolau [the lord protecting one from darkness and cold]. (chant for Bernice Bishop)
Maikaʻi ka pā hale i punia i nā pua nani, lanipō i nā mea kanu.How fine the house yard bordered with beautiful flowers, dense with plants.
lanipo [la·ni·po] s. An expression of admiration at a garden or field where vegetables are thrifty and produce a shade over the ground; o kahihi la lanipo o Waiku ka pawa.
Lanipō-lua [lani·pō-lua] R n. rain name. see chant, lanipō. WIN
laniuma [lani·uma] R n. both flowering and aromatic-leaved pelargoniums also called rose geraniums. . cf. kupukupu ʻala. (Neal 471)PLA FLO
laniuma [lani·uma] n. geranium. PLA FLO
lani wai, laniwai R n. similar to lemi wai, a water lemon (Passiflora foetida). Niʻihau.
lani wela, laniwela R n. Canada fleabane (Conyza canadensis), a weedy composite herb from temperate North America, with long, straight hairy stem, hairy, narrow leaves, and clusters of small flower heads. On Niʻihau Conyza bonariensis. cf. ilioha. (Neal 834)PLA FLO
lā noa R n. weekday. lit., day without taboo.
lānui [la·nui] R n. holiday, important or big day.
Lā-nui o nā Limahana, lānui o nā limahana [lanui·o·na·lima·hana] R n. Labor Day. lit., holiday of the laborers.
lānuʻu [la·nuʻu] R same as lananuʻu, high frame in heiau...
lanuu [la·nuu] s. see lananuu. Name of one of the gods outside of the heiau; o ka hakumaka o ka lanuu.
laʻo₁ R vi. having something in the eye, as a mote or eyelash. . see also hālaʻo. ILL
hoʻolaʻoto get something in the eye
Laʻo ka maka.The eye has something in it.
lao [la·o] A mote moving in the eye and causing pain; he pula oni ana iloko o ka maka laolao.
laʻo₂ R same as laʻo laʻo₂, lack of satisfaction, laʻo laʻo₃, kindling...
laʻo₃ R var. of ʻōlaʻo, to weed.
lao [la·o] v. To spring up, as grass or weeds after a rain.
lāʻō₁ R same as lau kō, sugar-cane leaf. PLA
lao [la·o] s. The leaf of the sugar-cane, especially in its use as formerly in thatching houses. The other names are lauo, lauko and hako.
lāʻō₂ R n. a bright-colored greenish fish, about 1.3 cm long (Halichoeres ornatissimus). FIS
lao [la·o] The name of a species of fish.
laoa R var. of haoa, eel-catching stick; to fish with this stick; to choke, as on a bone. (Var. pronunciations are laʻoa, haoa, and haʻoa.). PNP *laoa. FIS
hoʻolaoato fish for eels thus (Var. pronunciation is hoʻolaʻoa.)
Nui ka iwi, he hoʻolaoa.There are many bones, they cause choking.
laoa see lāʻau make laoa. FIS
laoa [la·o·a] v. To tie up the bones of a person in a bundle; to bundle up.
To put a girdle around the body tightly.
To choke or strangle, as with a cord around the neck; also written laowa. see laulau.
laʻoa₁ R pas/imp. of laʻo₁, having something in the eye, laʻo₂, lack of satisfaction...
laʻoa₂ R same as laoa, eel-catching stick...
lā o ka lei lei day. (EH)
laʻo ka maka having something in the eye, as a mote or eyelash. (EH)
laʻolaʻa rough (as sea or wind). (EH)
laolao [lao·lao] R n. deep booming sound, as of distant surf. rare.
laolao [la·o·la·o] The booming or bass sound of a bell.
laʻolaʻo₁ [lao·laʻo] R redup. of laʻo₁.
Laʻolaʻo ka maka i ka lihilihi.To have an eyelash in the eye.
laolao [la·o·la·o] The pain of the eye suffering from a mote. see lao 3.
laʻolaʻo₂ [lao·laʻo] R n. lack of satisfaction, even discomfort, resulting from eating unaccustomed or foreign food.
laolao [la·o·la·o] An uneasy state of the bowels tending towards colic.
laʻolaʻo₃ [lao·laʻo] R n. kindling; small sticks placed at a break in a bank of a taro patch; trash. TAR
laolao [la·o·la·o] s. A bundle of small sticks tied up for fuel.
A bundle of anything tied up for carrying.
Little sticks put down to help sustain the kuauna or bank of a kalo patch; ka laolao nahele kuakua loi.
laʻolaʻo₄ [lao·laʻo] R vs. rough, pitted, calloused.
Lā o nā mākuahine Mother's Day. (EH)
Laosa n. Laos; Laotian. Eng. G
laowa [la·o·wa] v. see laoa above.
lapa₁ R nvs. ridge, slope, steep side of a ravine; ridged. . cf. kualapa. GEO
hoʻolapato form a ridge; ridge
lapa [la·pa] s. A ridge between two depressions; a ridge of land between two ravines. see olapa.
The steep side of a ravine.
A swelling. syn. with pehu.
lapa₂ R nvs. overactive, energetic, mischievous; gamboling and cavorting, as a young animal; roughhouse; to flash. . cf. ʻālapa, ʻōlapa. [(OC) PPn *lapa, flash (of light); to flash]WIN VOL
hoʻolapa ka ʻōpūa disturbed stomach
hoʻolapa₁to rise up; to boil; to swell, as a blister; to spread or blaze, as fire or volcanic eruption; to excite or flare, as with passion; to animate; to cook by boiling
Hoʻolapa₂wind famous at Kaʻū
Ka puhi lapa i ke ale.Eel playing in the hollows.
lapa kairestless, active sea
Ua wala kīʻaha paha, ke hoʻolapa mai nei.The glass is tilted back perhaps, getting active.
lapa vs. wild or roughhousing, as an overactive or unruly child. . cf. ʻāhiu. WIN VOL
vs. improper, in math. hakina lapa. improper fraction. WIN VOL
lapa [la·pa] Troublesome, as a child in the way; uneasy; disobedient; mischievous.
To jump and spring about as a wild colt or a calf that is tied.
lapa₃ R n. bamboo liners, for tapa printing. TAP
lapa [la·pa] The bamboo on which were cut various figures, used by women in printing kapa.
adj. Having a flat or square side; e kalai a lapa, hew one side.
Squared, as a hewed stick of timber; kalai a lapalapa, hew all sides flat or square. NOTE.—Hewing three or four sides of a stick of timber brings out the ridges or corners.
lapa₄ R n. orifice of the womb. . also lapa pūʻao. BOD
lapa [la·pa] The name of some parts of the organs of generation in females.
The name of an instrument made of bamboo used in infanticide, before or at the birth of a child; he mea hou; a piercing thing; he ohe hapai i ke keiki.
Ardens femina coitus. see the verb.
v. To desire sexual intercourse (applied to the female); ia ia e lapa kane ai. Ier. 2:24.
lapa₅ R n. clot, as of blood. BOD
lapa₆ R n. a variety of sweet potato. SWP
lapa [la·pa] A species of red potato.
lapa₇ R n. a variety of taro. TAR
lapa₈ R n. male mahimahi fish. FIS
lapa₉ R vt. to slacken off the lower section on an ʻōpelu bag net; part of the catch remains in the water, and the top part only of the net is raised to the canoe and the catch taken; a large catch would be too heavy to bring up at once. CAN NET
lapa₁₀ R n. blade, as of a knife. [ mān]. [+]ADD TOO
lāpa n. raft. Bounty. lāpa laholio. rubber raft. lāpa lāʻau. wooden raft.
lā paʻahao [la·paa·hao] R n. days of labor required of tenants. Also lā kōʻele. see paʻahao₂. (RC 378)
lapa ahi R n. flame, blaze.
lapa ahi lā n. solar flare. lit., flash (of) solar fire. cf. kiko lā, puapuaʻi lā, ʻale ahi lā.
lapaʻau R nvt. medical practice; to treat with medicine, heal, cure; medical, medicinal. [Pn(NP) *lapakau, skilled, knowledgeable; an expert (Clk)]ILL
E lapaʻau ana ke kahuna i ke keiki.The practitioner is treating the child.
kahuna lapaʻaumedical priest or practitioner
kauka lapaʻaumedical doctor
nā pono lapaʻauarticles used in curing disease
lapaau [la·pa·au] v. To administer medicine.
To heal; to cure. Ezek. 34:4. syn. with hooikaika i ka nawaliwali.
s. That which is used in curing diseases, medicine.
lapaʻau hoʻomiki uila [lapa·au·hoo·miki·uila] n. shock therapy. lit., treat (by) causing alertness (with) electricity.
Hana ʻia ka lapaʻau hoʻomiki uila no ka lapaʻau ʻana i kekahi mau ʻano maʻi o ka lolo.Shock treatment is used for some kinds of mental disorders.
lapaʻau ʻia leather. (EH)
lapaʻau kui Pākē [lapa·au·kui·pa·kē] R n. acupuncture. acupuncture. lit., cure (using) Chinese needles. [+]ADD ILL
lapaiki [lapa·iki] R n. small drum. (Ii 137)
lapa kai restless sea with undercurrent. (EH)
lāpaki [la·paki] R n. rabbit, hare. Eng. ANI
lāpaki [la·paki] n. rabbit. see entries below. also lāpiki, ʻiole lāpiki. ANI
lāpaki huelo pulupulu [la·paki·huelo·pulu·pulu] n. cottontail rabbit. also lāpiki huelo pulupulu, ʻiole lāpiki huelo pulupulu. ANI
lāpaki kinikila [la·paki·kini·kila] n. chinchilla rabbit. also lāpiki kinikila, ʻiole lāpiki kinikila. [comb. lāpaki + Eng.]. Eng. ANI
lapa koko R n. blood clot. ILL
lapa koko n. blood clot. ILL
lapakū [lapa·kū] R vs. excessively active.
Lapakū i Hawaiʻi ka wahine, aʻo Pele.The woman Pele is most active on Hawaiʻi. (chant)
lapalapa₁ [lapa·lapa] R redup. of lapa₁, ridge, slope... steep-ridged, many-ridged.
ihu lapalapahigh-bridged nose
poʻo lapalapaa square head
lapalapa [la·pa·la·pa] s. A ridge of earth; a sharp ridge between two valleys. Hal. 65:10. Generally written olapalapa.
Several hillocks or mounds near each other.
lapalapa₂ [lapa·lapa] R redup. of lapa₂; to bubble, boil, blaze; to cavort. PPN *lapalapa.
hoʻolapalapato cause to blaze, boil, etc
wai lapalapaboiling water
lapalapa [la·pa·la·pa] v. see lapa. To rise or stand up, as water bubbles up in boiling; to protrude upwards; hence,.
To boil in water; to seethe.
To blaze, as a fire in materials highly combustible, i. e., to project or protrude upwards, as a flame; hence, to blaze up, as a fire.
Hoo. To boil; to cook by boiling.
The blaze of a fire; the flame. Puk. 3:2. The straight blaze of fire from an altar. Lunk. 13:20.
The flashing of a flame of fire.
The boiling or bubbling of a liquid in a vessel.
lapalapa₃ [lapa·lapa] R vs. clotted. . cf. lapa koko.
lapalapa₄ [lapa·lapa] R n. native mountain trees (Cheirodendron), in the panax family, conspicuous for the slender-stemmed leaves, each leaf with three to five, rarely six or seven leaflets that flutter (lapalapa) in the breeze. see also hū ʻōlapa. also ehu, kauila māhu, māhu, ʻōlapa, ʻōlapalapa. (Neal 652)PLA TRE
lapalapa [la·pa·la·pa] The name of a large elegant tree with wide spreading branches; peculiar serrate leaves and light glossy green; found on the sides of Waialeale on Kauai.
lapalapa₅ [lapa·lapa] R n. name for a large mahimahi, dolphin. FIS
lapalapa [la·pa·la·pa] A square yard for cattle.
Timber hewed square or triangular.
A square glass bottle.
adj. Flat or square, i. e., where the corners are prominent, either square or triangular.
lapa niho n. alveolar, in linguistics. lit., tooth ridge. LNG
lapa pūʻao R same as lapa₄.
lapa puki, laba puki n. rubber boot. also puki lapa. Eng. CLO
Lapatewe [lapa·tewe] n. Laptev. Ke kai ʻo Lapatewe. Laptev Sea. Eng. G
lāpauea [la·pau·ea] R var. of hāpauea, aged.
lapauea [la·pau·e·a] s. The state or condition of old age; the trembling or feebleness of old age.
lapa uila R n.v. lightning flash; to flash, as lightning. WIN
lapauila₁, lapauwila [lapa·uila] R same as kunakuna, doorposts. HOU
lapauila [la·pau·i·la] s. The side posts of a door frame. Isa. 57:8. He mau kunakuna o ka puka hale. lit. The spread of a door frame. Puk. 12:17.
lapauila₂, lapauwila [lapa·uila] R n. booms joining hulls of a double canoe, corresponding to ʻiako of a single canoe. CAN
lapauwila R var. spelling of lapauila₁, doorposts...
lapawai [lapa·wai] R n. amniotic fluid. BOD
lapa wai R n. agitated fresh water, rippling water, cascading water; shining water, as in the sunlight.
lapawai [la·pa·wai] s. Lapa and wai, water. The surf or rolling up of water where a cascade pours down.
The agitation where two forces of water meet; the meeting of the sea with the waters of a river.
lapawāwae [lapa·wa·wae] R n. shin, shank. lit., leg ridge. BOD
lāpeʻe [la·peʻe] R vs. same as lākeʻe; bent, crooked, doubled up; curled up, like the tail of a pig; coiled, flexed.
lapee [la·pee] v. To bend over; to double up; to crook. see lakee and lapuu.
Lapelana R n. Lapland. G
Lapetusa [iape·tusa] n. Lapetus, a moon of Saturn. Eng. STA
lapi, rabi R n. rabbi. Heb. rabbi. (Mat. 23.7)
lā piha makahiki [la·piha·maka·hiki] R n. birthday.
lāpika [la·pika] R rare var. of lāpaki, rabbit...
lapika [la·pi·ka] s. A Hawaiian but vicious orthography for rabita. Eng. A rabbit.
lāpiki [la·piki] n. rabbit. usu. ʻiole lāpiki. Niʻihau. also lāpaki. see entries under lāpaki.
lāpine [la·pine] R same as lūkini, lemon grass. PLA
lā pōmaikaʻi lucky day. (EH)
lapu R nvs. ghost (Isa. 34.14) , apparition, phantom, specter; haunted; to haunt; to act as a ghost.
hoʻolaputo pretend to be a ghost, as children on Halloweʻen
Ua lapu ke keiki a kāua iaʻu.I have been haunted by our child. (For. 5:557)
lapu vs. haunted. hale lapu. haunted house, not the Halloween variety. kiliki o lapu. trick or treat.
lapu [la·pu] v. To appear, as a ghost or spirit, especially at night. Hoo. To cause a spirit to appear to one.
s. An apparition; a ghost; the appearance of the supposed spirit of a deceased person. Hal. 88:10. Na mea lapu, the ghosts; the dead. Isa. 34:14. A o kou inoa, he Lapu, a o kau mea e ai ai, o na pulelehua, thy name shall be Ghost (Lapu), thy food the butterflies (the judgment against Kaonohiokala for his crimes.).
A night monster.
adj. Spectral; ghostly; akua lapu, a specter; an apparition of a god.
lapuia [la·pu·ia] v. The passive of lapu. To be visited by a ghost; to have seen a ghost.
To search for something in the mud or in places of filth.
To be possessed of a spirit.
lapulapu [lapu·lapu] R vt. to pick up, as sticks for fuel; to collect, gather; to handle, tie. [Pn(CE) *rapu, ??]
lapulapu [la·pu·la·pu] v. To collect together in little heaps; to pick up, as small sticks for fuel. Oih. 28:3. To bind or tie up small substances into bundles or fagots for fuel. see laolao.
To feel of; to handle over; to tie up.
Lāpule ʻAi Pelena Communion Sunday. (EH)
Lāpule [la·pule] R n. Sunday. lit., prayer day.
Lāpule [la·pule] n. Sunday. abb. Lp.
lāpuʻu [la·puʻu] R vs. bunched up, humped up, curled up; crooked, bent over, arched; head bent forward, as of a bucking horse. . also nāpuʻu.
lapuu [la·puu] v. see puu, a heap. To coil up in a circle.
To bend or double over; to crook; nanaia iho la, ua lapuu ka welau o ke alelo iloko.
To hump up; to swell out like a hump-backed person. see hookolo, also puu.
adj. Bunched or swelled out; o ke aalele lapuu.
lapuʻuna R n. a hump, crook, arch; a humping, arching.
lapuwale [lapu·wale] R nvs. vanity, foolishness, worthlessness; worthless, mischievous, of no value; wretch, scoundrel. . see ex. niho mole.
lapuwale o nā lapuwalevanity of vanities
lapuwale [la·pu·wa·le] v. Lapu, ghost, and wale, only. To be only a ghost; to be not real; to be something not according to appearance; hence,.
To be disappointed; kii aku o Maewa i ka wai, aole i loaa, hoi mai, a olelo iho la, ka! lapuwale i ka wai ole.
Hoo. To disappoint, as one's expectations. Hal. 17:13. To stultify one's wisdom. Isa. 44:25. Hence,.
To act foolishly; e hana ma ka mea ino.
s. lit. A ghost of a thing; nothing substantial.
Vanity. Kelcah. 1:1. That which in appearance or imagination is something, but in reality is nothing; mea lapuwale, folly; foolishness; wickedness. Ios. 7:15.
adj. Foolish; worthless; contemptible. Iob. 13:4. Void of truth and reality in action; he mea oiaio ole ma ka hana.
laru [la·ru] s. The cuckoo, mentioned in Kanl. 14:15; an unclean bird.
latike [la·ti·ke] s. Nets; lattice work. 1 Nal. 7:17.
A chapiter in architecture perhaps. 2 Oihl. 4:12.
Latina R var. spelling of Lākina, Latin...
latitu R var. spelling of lakikū, latitude...
latitū [lati·tū] . see lakikū.
lātoma [la·toma] n. molecule. kino lātoma. allotrope, i.e. a different molecular form of an element, in science. [sh. lā- (as in lāhui, lālei) + ʻātoma.]. SCI
lau₁ R nvi. leaf, frond, leaflet, greens; to leaf out. lau is sometimes contracted to lā-, as lāʻī, lāʻie, lāʻō. [(AN) PPn *lau, leaf: *(l,r)rau]PLA
hoʻolauto grow leaves; to leaf out
lau To spread out; to be broad, as a leaf.
The leaf of a tree or plant green or dry. Oihk. 26:36. An herb; lau mulemule, bitter herbs.
lau₂ R n. dragnet, seine, so called because formerly made of ti leaves (lau) tied to a rope. cf. hukilau, lauahi, lauʻapoʻapo, laukō. [PPn *rau, a kind of net made of coconut fronds]FIS FER PLA NET
hoʻolau₁to use a lau
hoʻolau₂a bundle of grass or ferns set in water to attract shrimps or ʻoʻopu fish; a net was placed under this bundle, and the fish shaken into it.
lau₃ R n. sheet; surface; blade, as of grass. . cf. lā-₂, lauahi, lauhoe, laulā, laumania, moena lau. PLA
lau₄ R num. to be much, many; very many, numerous; four hundred. . cf. kini, mano. [PPn *rau, hundred]MTH
ahe lau makanigentle winds, caressing
hoʻolauto make numerous; to assemble, as of numerous persons or animals; numerous
Lau ā lau nā hōkū o ka lani.Hundreds and hundreds of stars in the heaven.
Lau lena ka pua o ka māmane.The māmane is yellow with blossoms.
lau- a prefix meaning multi- or many. nā moku ahikao lauʻenekini. multiengined spaceships. MTH
lau To be numerous or many. see the noun. Ma keia kula panoa kanaka ole, lau kanaka ai, in this dry uninhabited place there are now many people.
s. The number 400.
lau₅ R n. pattern, as for quilts; design; print of a cloth.
pāhoehoe laubrocaded satin
lau₆ R n. thatched mountain hut, as used by farmers, canoe-makers, birdcatchers. BIR CAN
lau₇ R n. tip, as of the tongue; top (probably related to wēlau and ʻēlau, tip).
lau makedeath-dealing tip, as of a weapon
Moe … i ka lau o ka lihilihi.To doze; lit., sleep by the tip of the eyelash. (Kep. 115)
lau The end of a pointed substance. syn. with elau or welau. Lau alelo, the tip of the tongue.
lau₈ R n. sweet-potato slip or vine.
lau v. To feel after a thing;.
The face of a person, like helehelena; lau kanaka, persons; where persons live; lau kanaka ole, solitary. see laukanaka. Lau makani, a stray puff of wind.
laua R vi. not much remaining to do, progressing, nearly finished (commonly used after a negative).
ʻAʻohe i laua aku kā kāua hana.There's a great deal for us both to do.
Ke laua aku nei kāna hana.His work is coming along.
lāua [la·ua] R pronoun. they, them (dual). (see ē lauala for use of lāua as a second person vocative.). (Gram. 8.2) [PPn *laa-rua, third person dual independent pronoun: *(ki)laa-(r)ua]
laua [lau·a] pron. dual They two. Gram. § 139. Ma laua o, prep., together with; along with.
lāuaʻaua, lauaʻaua [la·uaa·ua] R n. counselor. rare.
lauaʻe₁, lauwaʻe [lau·aʻe] R n. a fragrant fern (Phymatosorus scolopendria syn. Microsorium scolopendria); when crushed, its fragrance suggests that of maile; famous for its fragrance on Kauaʻi (see lauaʻe₂). Pieces were strung in pandanus leis between the keys. see chant, punia. (Neal 27)FER PAN
lauae [lau·ae] s. An aromatic herb.
lauaʻe₂, lauwaʻe [lau·aʻe] R nvs. beloved, sweet, of a lover. FER
hoʻolauaʻeto cherish, as a beloved memory
I ka make ʻana o kāna kāne, ua hoʻolauaʻe aʻela ʻoia i ke aloha.At the death of her husband, she cherished the loving memory.
Ka ipo lauaʻe o Makana.The sweet beloved of Makana [reference to the famous lauaʻe ferns of Makana, Kauaʻi].
lauaʻe₃, lauwaʻe [lau·aʻe] R same as lauaʻe haole, a fern... FER
lauaʻe₄, lauwaʻe [lau·aʻe] R vt. to gather together, collect.
Lauaʻe₅, lauwaʻe [lau·aʻe] R n. wind, Honopū, Kauaʻi. (Nak. 58)WIN
lauaʻe haole [lau·ae·haole] R n. a fern (Phlebodium aureum), hare's-foot fern, from tropical America, much like the lauaʻe, but with larger, dull light-green scentless fronds. First collected in Hawaiʻi in mountains of Kauaʻi (August, 1909), probably as an escape. (Neal 26)FER PLA
lauāhea [lau·a·hea] R n. rumor, hearsay.
lauahi₁ [lau·ahi] R nvt. to destroy, as by fire or lava flow. fig., quick, deft (as after lima); greedy, lecherous. see ex. one ʻā, ʻowāhi. VOL
Lauahi Pele i kai o Puna.Pele's lava flows are devastating seaward of Puna.
lauahi₂ [lau·ahi] R n. bag net used for fish, as ʻōhua. FIS NET
lau ʻai R n. salad. lit., edible leaves. FOO
lauʻai [lau·ʻai] n. vegetable. see ʻaila meakanu. FOO
Maikaʻi ka lauʻai no ke olakino.Vegetables are good for you.
lau ʻai ʻia greens (edible). (EH)
lauākea [lau·a·kea] R nvs. common; commoner. lit., much public.
lauaki, lauakī [lau·aki] R vt. to cooperate, work together, as of experts; to concentrate on the same task; to pool talents.
s. A body of men working together at the same business.
lauʻala [lau·ʻala] n. herb, as basil, thyme, etc. [comb. lau + ʻala.]. FOO
ʻO ke kōkoʻolau, he lauʻala lapaʻau ia i kī maikaʻi no ka lapaʻau ʻana i kekahi mau ʻano maʻi.Kōkoʻolau is a kind of herb with medical properties which makes a good tea for treating some kinds of sickness.
lauala [lau·a·la] s. Lau, leaf, and ala, standing up. The name given to kalo leaves before the kalo is pulled or gathered. NOTE. After they are gathered for food they are called luau. see luau.
lau alelo R n. tongue tip. BOD
lau alelo n. blade of the tongue. lit., tongue blade. see kūʻau alelo, mole alelo, waena alelo, wēlau alelo. BOD
laualo [lau·alo] n. ventral, in biology. [comb. lau + alo.]. cf. lauhope, laukua, laumua. SCI
lauʻalo R contraction of lau kalo, taro leaf. TAR
laualo [lau·a·lo] s. The kalo leaf; the same as laukalo.
lau-ʻamaʻu R n. tapa -beater design. lit., ʻamaʻu fern pattern. FER TAP
lauana [lau·ana] n. pattern, repeating series. lauana helu. number pattern. lauana hoʻokahua. settlement pattern, in geography. see entry below. [comb. lau + ana.]. MTH
lauana wā [lau·ana·wā] n. meter, in music. lit., time pattern. MUS
lauʻapoʻapo R n. type of lau fishing outside the reef, seine. lit., catching seine. FIS NET
lauaua [lau·a·ua] s. The name of a wind at Hana, Maui; makani lauawaawa.
lauʻauʻa, lau ʻaua R vi. to withhold; stingy. fig. to withhold or conceal strength, as a warrior (Malo 196, 203) or gambler; this may refer to the common tale motif of the idol hero who enters the battle only after his confederates are losing, as of Ka-welo, Pele, Panaʻewa. Another figurative use concerns a woman unattractive to males, and (AP) a lottery or game of chance. cf. ʻauʻa.
lauʻauʻa [lau·ʻauʻa] kuleana lauʻauʻa . executive privilege, i.e. the right of the President to withhold information about his activities from the legislature or judiciary.
lauaua [lau·au·a] Name of the maneuvers in or during a battle; also kaakaua.
s. A playing at games of chance; gambling. see piliwaiwai.
lauʻawa R n. pagoda flower (Clerodendrum buchananii var. fallax), a low shrub with downy heart-shaped leaves and clusters of scarlet flowers, native to Java. (Neal 731)PLA FLO
Lauʻawa R var. spelling of Lau-ʻawaʻawa, a gentle wind and rain associated with...
lau ʻawa₁ R n. kava leaf. KAV
lau ʻawa₂ R n. first two or three taro leaves, as offered with kava leaves with prayers for a good food supply. KAV TAR
lauawa [lau·a·wa] s. The leaf of the kalo when it first shoots out after the huli is planted.
The first two leaves or shoots of the huli.
Lau-ʻawaʻawa, Lauʻawa R n. a gentle wind and rain associated with Hāna, Maui. WIN
lauawa [lau·a·wa] s. The name of a wind at Hana, Maui; makani lauawaawa.
laudamana R var. spelling of laukamana, laudanum...
lauʻehu R n. a grass endemic to Niʻihau, Panicum niihauense. lit., red leaf. PLA
laueka [lau·e·ka] adj. Awkward; unskillful in work. see lopalaueka.
lauʻeka R same as pālauʻeka, pittance.
lauʻekī, lauʻeki R n. top, as of sugar-cane tassel or of shell ginger about to bloom. . cf. ʻekī. PLA
lauele [lau·ele] R vi. to wander mentally, imagine. . cf. -ele. rare.
lauele [lau·ele] vi. to daydream.
lauʻena₁ R vi. to glow with heat, anger, passion.
lauʻena₂ R . see One-lau-ʻena.
lau hala, lauhala R n. pandanus leaf, especially as used in plaiting. [Pn(NP) *lau-fala, pandanus leaves for weaving; a type of pandanus]PAN
lauhala [lau·ha·la] s. Lau, leaf, and hala, the pandanus. A pandanus leaf.
Applied to people as wanderers who come as strangers and stop in a place, and after a time move again. see aihuawaa.
lauhalalana [lau·hala·lana] R n. vagabond, drifter, one as useless as pandanus leaves adrift in the sea. lit., floating pandanus leaf. PAN
lauhāpapa [lau·ha·papa] R same as laupapa₁.
lauhau [lau·hau] R n. brightly colored butterfly fish (Chaetodon quadrimaculatus and C. umimaculatus). This name may be qualified by the terms kapuhili, kīkākapu, maha uli, nuku ʻiʻiwi or nuku ʻiwi, and wiliwili. cf. kapuhili. FIS
lau hau R n. leaf of hau tree. TRE
lauhau [lau·hau] s. Name of a species of fish.
lauhele [lau·hele] R var. of laulele, weeds. PLA
lauhele [lau·he·le] s. Name of a vegetable, a small bush; also called laulele.
lauhihi [lau·hihi] R n. same as ʻilieʻe, plumbago. Niʻihau . .
lau hihi pā n. ivy. lit., leaf (which) creeps (on) walls. also ʻaiwi. PLA
lauhili disorderly. disorderly. (EH)
lauhoe₁ [lau·hoe] R n. blade of a paddle. CAN
lauhoe₂ [lau·hoe] R vi. to paddle together and uniformly, either in the same or different canoes. CAN
lauhoe [lau·ho·e] v. To paddle together, as several persons paddling a canoe with great strength and resolution; i kahi a kakou e lauhoe aku nei.
lau hoʻohiwahiwa greenery (for decorations). (EH)
lauhope [lau·hope] n. posterior, in biology. kualā lauhope. posterior dorsal fin, of a fish. [comb. lau + hope.]. cf. laualo, laukua, laumua. SCI FIS
lauhue₁ [lau·hue] R n. a variety of poisonous gourd; to spread, of this vine. PLA
Hoʻokahi nō Hāwaʻe, lauhue ʻo Kona.Only one Hāwaʻe [and] Kona is covered with the poison gourd [Hāwaʻe was an evil sorcerer who prayed many to death; one bad person can poison a whole area].
lauhua [lau·hua] R n. a kind of ʻoʻopu, a fish. FIS
lauhue₂ [lau·hue] R var. of lauhua, a fish. FIS
lauhua [lau·hu·a] s. Name of a species of fish, small, broad and yellow.
lauhuʻe [lau·huʻe] R vt. to clear, remove, as mulch.
lau huinahā lōʻihi [lau·huina·ha·lo·ʻihi] n. rectangular array, in math. lit., rectangle pattern. MTH
lauhuki₁ [lau·huki] R nvt. tapa soaking, to soak tapa. TAP
lauhuki [lau·hu·ki] The office of the person who moistened the kapa during the process of pounding it.
Lauhuki₂ [lau·huki] R n. name of a goddess worshipped by tapa makers. TAP
lauhuki [lau·hu·ki] s. The god of those who pounded or manufactured kapa; he akua no ka poe kuku kapa.
lauhulu₁ [lau·hulu] R nvt. dry banana leaf; to wrap, as a bundle, with ti leaves inside and banana leaves outside. fig., outsider, one from another locality (sometimes said disparagingly). BAN
lauhulu [lau·hu·lu] s. The banana leaf.
lauhulu₂ [lau·hulu] R vt. fast, swift, as of destruction; to seize, as an ʻahi seizes a hook.
lauʻī R n. ti leaf. Also lāʻī, lau kī. . see ex. polapola₄. TII
laui [lau·i] s. see lau. The leaf of the ki plant. see lai and lauki.
adj. Of or belonging to the ki plant; he pale laui kou akua ke hiki i kailua, a ti fence is your god if you come to Kailua, i. e., a frail defense.
lauia [lau·ia] R n. a parrotfish (Scarus dubius). FIS
lauia [lau·ia] s. Name of a species of fish.
lauʻiʻi R n. a native fern (Doodia spp.), somewhat like kupukupu₃. FER
lauika [lau·ika] n. mode, as the number or numbers that occur most often in a set, in math. [comb. lau + ika (strong pattern).]. MTH
lauili [lau·ili] R var. spelling of lauwili, circuitous...
lauili [lau·i·li] v. To be fickle; to be inconstant; to be changeable. The better orthography is lauwili. see wili.
lau ʻīnana [lau·i·nana] n. cotyledon. lit., leaf (from) stirring of life. lau ʻīnana kahi. monocotyledon. lau ʻīnana lua. dicotyledon. PLA SCI
lauʻīpala [laui·pala] R same as lāʻīpala, a tang fish (Zebrasoma flavescens). FIS
lauipala [lau·i·pa·la] s. A species of fish.
lauʻī pekepeke [laui·peke·peke] R n. short, stunted ti leaves; a term of opprobrium for the kauā (outcast), as such ti leaves were of less value than long leaves. PLA
lauʻīwiliwili [laui·wili·wili] R same as lauwiliwili, a fish. FIS
laukahi₁ [lau·kahi] R n. broad-leafed plantain (Plantago major), a Eurasian stemless weed, with thick broad leaves, 2.5 to 25 cm long, forming a rosette near the ground, and with tiny flowers developing in a cylindrical head at the tip of a slender stalk; used externally to ripen and heal boils, internally for diabetes and other ailments. lit., single leaf. also kūhēkili. (Neal 792) Perhaps PCP *rautasi. PLA FLO
laukahi [lau·ka·hi] s. Name of a plant, the seeds of which are to infants as a mawai or cathartic to carry off the meconium.
laukahi₂ [lau·kahi] R n. marsh pennywort (Hydrocotyle verticillata). Niʻihau. cf. pohe₂ and (Neal 659). PLA
laukahi kuahiwi [lau·kahi·kua·hiwi] R n. mountain laukahi. PLA
laukahi lau nui [lau·kahi·lau·nui] R n. a species of laukahi. lit., big-leafed laukahi. PPLA
laukahi liʻiliʻi [lau·kahi·lii·liʻi] R n. a native sword-shaped fern (Elaphoglossum sp.) lit., small laukahi. FER
laukahi nunui₁ [lau·kahi·nunui] R n. native sword-shaped fern (Elaphoglossum aemulum). FER
laukahi nunui₂ [lau·kahi·nunui] R n. broad-leafed plantain. lit., large laukahi. PLA
laukāhiʻu [lau·ka·hiʻu] R n. a kind of shark, possibly thresher. lit., much hit tail. FIS
laukahiu [lau·ka·hi·u] s. Lau, ka, article, and hiu, the tail of a fish. A long shark, or long-tailed shark (the tail leaf-shaped.).
Laukahiu [lau·ka·hi·u] The son of Kuhaimoana.
laukaʻi [lau·kaʻi] vs. coordinated, put in order. [comb. lau + kaʻi.]. see hoʻolaukaʻi, to coordinate, put in order...
Laukaia [lau·kai·a] s. The name of a god.
laukaʻina [lau·kaʻina] n. sequence, in math. [comb. lau + kaʻina.]. MTH
laukalakoa [lau·kala·koa] R n. snowbush (Breynia disticha syn. B. nivosa) from South Pacific islands. It has rounded-oval leaves, mottled green and white, or, in one variety, green, white, red, and pink. lit., calico (Eng.) leaf. (Neal 500)PLA
lau kalakoa [lau·kala·koa] n. croton. lit., variegated leaves. cf. lau noʻe. PLA
laukalo [lau·kalo] R same as pūnua, fledgling.
lau kalo R n. taro leaf. TAR
laukamana, laudamana [lau·kamana] R n. laudanum. laudanum. Eng.
Lau-kamani R n. wind associated with Hālawa, Molokaʻi. lit., kamani leaf. (For. 5:103) WIN
laukana [lau·kana] R vs. uninterested in religion, indifferent to religion. rare.
laukana [lau·ka·na] adj. Applied to one who seldom prays in secret; laukana kahi mehameha.
laukanaka, laū kanaka [lau·kanaka] R nvt. densely populated, having many people; many people; to populate. BIR
hoʻolaukanakato have many people about one; to dispel loneliness with people
I laukanaka au i nā leo kūpinaʻi.That I peopled with echoes. (Kel. 61)
Ka manu hoʻolaukanaka, o ia uka ʻiu ano.The bird that dispels loneliness in that far, quiet upland. (song)
laukanaka [lau·ka·na·ka] s. see lau and kanaka, people. A place of people; where people live; laukanaka ole, a solitary place.
hoʻolaukaneasame as hoʻokanea
Hoʻolaukanea kēia piki iaʻu no ka mea ʻo ka puni kēia a kuʻu moʻopuna.I've lost appetite for this peach because it is my grandchild's favorite.
laukani [lau·kani] R vs. tough, hardy. (For. 6:392)
laukanu [lau·kanu] R n. planted sweet-potato vine. . see lau₈. SWP
lau kāpala [lau·ka·pala] n. print, as something impressed or stamped with a print. lit., printed design. see kāpala.
laukapalala [lau·kapa·lala] R n. legendary name for broad leaves of the first taro, said to have been born of a woman. cf. lau kapalili₂. TAR
laukapalala [lau·ka·pa·la·la] s. The kalo leaf that grows up from the midst of other kalo leaves sustaining the life of the kalo; he mau maka no Luaipo.
lau kapalili₁ [lau·kapa·lili] R same as hukilau, seine fishing, but reportedly used in deeper water and with yellowed ti or banana leaves. lit., trembling net. FIS BAN NET
lau kapalili₂ [lau·kapa·lili] R n. legendary name for trembling leaves of the first taro, said to have been born of a woman. cf. laukapalala. (Malo 244)TAR
laukapalili [lau·ka·pa·li·li] s. Lau and kapalili, to tremble or vibrate quickly. The name of the kalo leaf that first grew on the Hawaiian Islands.
laukea₁ [lau·kea] R n. a small tree or shrub (Claoxylon sandwicense, var. tomentosum and degeneri; C. helleri) on Kauaʻi only, in the euphorbia family, having leaves to about 8 by 18 cm and small clustered flowers. cf. poʻolā. (Neal 499)PLA TRE FLO
laukea₂ [lau·kea] R n. hard gray stone, used for adzes. STO TOO
laukea [lau·ke·a] s. Name of a hard stone made into kois for its hardness.
laukea₃ [lau·kea] R vs. gray with age or sickness; pale, as an invalid.
laukī [lau·kī] R n. a cosmopolitan tropical weed (Cassia leschen-aultiana), a small shrub with finely divided leaves, yellow flowers, and small narrow pods. (Neal 427)PLA FLO
lau kī₁ R n. ti leaf. TII
lauki [lau·ki] s. Lau and ki see ki. The leaf of the ki plant.
lau kī₂ R n. tea leaf. . cf. koʻokoʻolau. PLA
lauki [lau·ki] The name of a species of fish.
laukia manu fowler. (EH)
laukīpala [lau·ki·pala] R same as lāʻīpala, a fish. FIS
lau kī pala R n. yellowed yellowed ti leaf. TII
laukipala [lau·ki·pa·la] s. The name of a yellow colored fish.
laukipala [lau·ki·pa·la] The leaf of the wiliwili tree.
laukō [lau·kō] R n. dragnet. NET
lauko [lau·ko] s. Lau and ko, sugar-cane. The leaf of the sugar-cane. see lao.
lau koa R n. leaf of a koa tree. TRE
laukoa [lau·koa] R vi. to feather out, as young birds. BIR
hoʻolaukoasame as above
I malumalu ai kāna pūnua i manaʻo ai e hoʻolaukoa.To shelter their fledglings which they expect to feather out. (chant for Ka-wānana-koa)
laukoa [lau·ko·a] The name given to a table knife.
laukoa [lau·ko·a] s. Lau and koa, name of a tree. The leaf of the koa tree.
laukoa [lau·ko·a] v. To be hatched out, as the eggs of any kind of fowls; pehea ka oukou mau hua? Ua laukoa, e lele auanei.
laukoaie [lau·ko·a·i·e] s. Lau and koaie, a species of timber. Literally, a koaie leaf.
Figuratively, anything which is found only in inland places.
laukoha [lau·ko·ha] adj. Lau and koha Fledged; feathered, as young birds; he lau laha ole.
laukona [lau·kona] R n. a variety of sugar cane with green and yellow striped canes and leaves; used in sorcery, because of the meaning of laukōnā, to break the influence of the hana aloha love magic and change love into hatred. also manini. SUG
laukōnā [lau·ko·nā] R vs. hardhearted, merciless, heartless, unfriendly, implacable; furious, very angry.
hoʻolaukōnāto treat cruelly, mercilessly; to oppress; to cause hatred
Laukōnā au i kāna hana.I'm furious about what he's done.
Laukōnā wale mai nō ke aloha.May the love be turned to hate. (prayer)
laukonakona [lau·kona·kona] R same as laukona, var. of sugar cane... (HP 225)SUG
laukonakonā [lau·kona·konā] R redup. of laukōnā, hard-hearted...
laukonakona [lau·ko·na·ko·na] v. Lau and konakona, to despise. see kona. To despise; to contemn; to treat contemptuously.
laukōpaʻa [lau·ko·paʻa] R n. polysaccharide. polysaccharide. lit., multi-sugar. cf. kōpaʻa kahi, kōpaʻa lua.[+]ADD SCI
laukō pua [lau·ko·pua] R n. fishing for young fish (pua) with fine nets. FIS NET
Laukō-wai [lau·kō-wai] R n. wind associated with Maui. lit., water dragnet. (For. 5:101) WIN
laukua₁ [lau·kua] R vs. confused, repetitious, mixed, incoherent, as speech; miscellaneous; irregular-shaped, as some leaves.
laukua [lau·kua] vs. irregular, as in shape; amorphous, i.e. having no regular crystalline form. kinona laukua. irregular shape. ʻakano laukua. amorphous substance. cf. analahi.
laukua [lau·ku·a] adj. Things put together irregularly or in confusion; applied also to words in a speech; he olelo laukua, he olelo hoohihia.
laukua₂ [lau·kua] R vt. to take or gather indiscriminately. Similar to hāpuku.
laukua [lau·ku·a] v. To gather together and lay up the good and the bad, or to use what is one's own by right along with what is another's, as by theft or extortion; he laukua wale no ko makou.
s. Things scraped or gathered irregularly together; aia ke aloha o ka laukua e laukua wale ai; also, the name of a fish-pond where are many sorts of fish.
laukua₃ [lau·kua] R n. one skilled in many trades, a jack-of-all-trades.
laukua [lau·ku·a] s. Applied to a person who works industriously at many kinds of work and prospers.
laukua₄ [lau·kua] R fish pond. (AP) FIS
laukua₅ [lau·kua] n. dorsal, in biology. kualā laukua. dorsal fin, of a fish. [comb. lau + kua.]. cf. laualo, lauhope, laumua. SCI FIS
laukūkahi [lau·ku·kahi] R n. a native fern (Lindsaya macraena), with narrow, divided fronds. Hawaiʻi. lit., leaf that is alone. FER
laulā [lau·lā] R nvi. broad, wide; liberal; width, breadth, extent; widely known; publicly. [(EO) PPn *lau, surface area, expanse]
hele laulāto act with freedom or liberty, to go freely
hoʻolaulāsame as laulā; to broaden, widen, extend
hoʻolaulā i ka manaʻoto broaden the mind or thought
inoa laulāname generally known, not taboo
maʻi laulāepidemic, contagious disease
manaʻo hoʻolaulāconsideration of many angles
manaʻo laulābroad-minded; liberal ideas
ʻōlelo laulāgeneral conversation
ua ʻōlelo laulā ʻiapublicly stated
unuhi laulā loafree translation
laulā [lau·lā] vs. wide. paʻi laulā. wide shot, as of a photograph or in movie or video production (preceded by ke). paʻi a laulā. to take a wide shot. paʻi laulā loa. extreme wide shot. paʻi a laulā loa. to take an extreme wide shot. see kokoke, lōpū, and entries below. see also pahuhopu laulā. see also .
vs. width or breadth, in math. abb. ll. also ana laulā, ākea. see laulā loli. range, i.e. the difference between the largest and smallest number or value. also laulā loa. cf. loa, lōʻihi, hohonu, kiʻekiʻe.
koho pāloka laulū. general election, in politics.
laula [lau·la] v. To be broad; to be wide; to be extended.
s. Extension; breadth; width, &c. 1 Nal. 6:3.
adj. Broad; wide; he keena laula, a wide room.
laulaha [lau·laha] R S vs. spread far and wide, as news, widespread; circulated, publicized; of common or general knowledge; spread contagiously, as a disease. lit., much spread.
hoʻolaulahato spread, circulate, publicize, make known
Nā mana laulaha o ke kiaʻāina.General powers of the governor.
laulaha [lau·laha] S . see kula laulaha, plain, expanse of flat land...
laulaha [lau·la·ha] v. Lau and laha, to spread abroad. To be spread abroad, as a noise or report; to be heard extensively; to learn something by report.
laulahaole [lau·la·ha·o·le] adj. see laulaha and ole, negative. Kept in; not reported; not spread abroad.
laulā hawewe [lau·la·hawewe] n. amplitude, i.e. the greatest distance the particles in a wave rise or fall from their rest position, in science. lit., vibration width. see hoʻolaulā hawewe, ʻanini laulā hawewe. SCI
laulahea [lau·la·he·a] adj. Something said indistinctly or without clearness; indistinctly heard; he olelo laulahea.
laulahi [lau·lahi] n. sheet, as of stamps. laulahi poʻoleka. sheet of stamps. [comb. lau + lahi.].
laulahilahi [lau·lahi·lahi] R vs. thin.
laulahilahi [lau·la·hi·la·hi] adj. Lau and lahilahi, thin. lit. Thin leaf. Thin, as the leaves of ki leaf or banana. see lalahi.
laulā kala [lau·la·kala] n. tint, as of a television screen. lit., breadth (of) color. cf. ʻauina kala.
laulā loli [lau·la·loli] n. variable width, as in a computer program. CMP
lau-lama R n. design on a Niʻihau mat. lit., many torches or lama tree leaves. TRE
laulama [lau·la·ma] s. The lamas or many torches at night.
laulau₁ [lau·lau] R nvt. wrapping, wrapped package; packages of ti leaves or banana leaves containing pork, beef, salted fish, or taro tops, baked in the ground oven, steamed or broiled; any cloth, net, or leaves used as a wrapper or carrier; to wrap or carry in such bundles. [PPn *laulau, basket or leaves for serving or carrying food; to serve food]FIS BAN TAR NET FOO
laulau monibundle of money (Kin. 42.35)
laulau [lau·lau] s. A bundle; a bag, as of money. Kin. 42:35.
A wrapper of a bundle; that which surrounds anything. Kin. 42:35.
A bundle, as of food done up the second time.
A bundle of small wood, or fagots.
The netting in which food is carried.
A container generally.
laulau₂ [lau·lau] R n. hat rim. CLO
laulau [lau·lau] n. brim, as of a floppy hat. [ mān: mw]. cf. kihikihi, pekekeu. CLO
laulau₃ [lau·lau] R vs. pregnant. BOD
laulau₄ [lau·lau] R n. paddle blade. CAN
laulauna [lau·launa] R redup. of launa; sociable, friendly, gregarious, genial.
ʻaʻohe laulauna wale mainot at all sociable
he ʻoluʻolu, he laulaunapleasant, sociable
laulāwili [lau·la·wili] R var. of lauwili, circuitous... (And.)
laulawili [lau·la·wi·li] s. see lauwili.
lauleʻa [lau·leʻa] R nvs. peace, happiness, friendship; restoration of a disrupted friendship; happy, glad, genial, courteous, peaceful.
Hāʻawi aku iā ʻoukou i nā hoʻolauleʻa ʻana ā nui wale ma ke kūʻai ʻana aku ma koʻu hale kūʻai,.To give you great satisfaction in making purchases at my store.
hoʻolauleʻaCelebration, festival, gathering for a celebration, large party; satisfaction; to hold a celebration, to celebrate; to reconcile, restore peace or friendship, appease; to preserve friendship and good will; to be at peace with; to seek to please (Kin. 32.20)
Ke hoʻolauleʻa nei anei au i kānaka, a i ke Akua anei?Do I now persuade men or God? (Gal. 1.10)
Lauleʻa ka nohona o nei kula.Life on this plain is happy.
laulea [lau·le·a] s. Lau and lea, pleasure; joy. Peace; friendship; satisfaction with a person or thing after having experienced dislike.
v. To be on terms of friendship. see launa, i. e., lau ana.
Hoo. To satisfy, as one offended; to reconcile; to become reconciled. Kin. 32:20.
To obtain favor with one; to make reconciliation.
To please; to flatter; to seek favor. Gal. 1:10. see hoolealea.
adj. Peaceful; friendly; pacified.
laulele₁ [lau·lele] R n. butterfly weed or milkweed (Asclepias curassavica), a tropical American perennial herb 60 to 90 cm high, with umbels of small orange and yellow flowers and pods full of tufted, wind-borne seeds; the leaves were eaten in time of famine; the Monarch butterfly feeds on the leaves. lit., flying leaf. see also hī laulele. also lauhele, pua ʻanuhe. (Neal 697)PLA FLO
laulele [lau·le·le] s. Name of a plant self propagated, but eaten for food in time of searcity; he ilailau, he ananu, he pilapilau.
laulele₂ [lau·lele] R n. dandelion (Taraxacum officinale). see also hualele. (Neal 860)PLA
laulele₃ [lau·lele] R n. net fishing with small nets as in shallow water (usually used with lawaiʻa or papa). FIS NET
laulele [lau·le·le] s. Lau and lele. The leaf of a species of turnip;.
Also the name of the plant;.
A species of sea-weed into which fish get entangled.
lāuli₁ [la·uli] R S nvs. dark, overcast, shady; darkness. lit., dark sun. WIN
lāuli₂ [la·uli] R S a variety of ulua, a fish. lit., dark fin. FIS
laulihilihi [lau·lihi·lihi] R n. a slender, prostrate shrub in the pink family (Schiedea stellarioides), endemic to Kauaʻi, with small, linear leaves, and large open panicles of small flowers. lit., bordered leaf. also māʻoliʻoli. PLA FLO
lau liʻi R vs. small-leafed; qualifying term for some plants, as maile. cf. ʻiʻo₃. PLA
lau liʻi ʻaʻapehihi lau liʻi. philodendron. PLA
laulike [lau·like] R vs. homogeneity, i.e. the premise that, on a large scale, matter is uniformly spread throughout the universe, in science. [lau + like]. see manaʻo laulike, thesaurus entry...[+]ADD
laulima [lau·lima] R nvi. cooperation, joint action; group of people working together; community food patch; to work together, cooperate. lit., many hands.
hoʻolaulimato get to cooperate
laulima [lau·li·ma] s. The name of a company of men who worked together on each other's land, or at each other's work.
laulima ʻole uncooperative. (EH)
lauloa₁ [lau·loa] R n. a variety of taro, said to be the original taro brought to Hawaiʻi. Sometimes poetically called hāloa, long stalk, because a god of that name was said to have been in the form of this taro. This name may be qualified by the terms hāʻeleʻele or ʻeleʻele; ʻeleʻele ʻōmaʻo, ʻeleʻele ʻula or palakea ʻeleʻele; hāʻula, koko, ʻulaʻula, or palakea ʻula; uliuli or hāuliuli; keʻokeʻo; manini; ʻōniʻoniʻo; palakea or palakea papamū; pānaʻe; poni. (HP 33), (TC 3). cf. hinapū. TAR
lau loa₁ R n. a long leaf. PLA
lauloa [lau·lo·a] s. Lau and loa. lit. Long leaf. Name of a species of kalo.
lauloa₂ [lau·loa] R n. a variety of sugar cane. When young, yellow-green, striped with light yellow-brown; with exposure, a deep olive, striped with dark brown-red; broad, long, green leaves; large stalks. (HP 222, 225)SUG
lau loa₂ R nvs. length; lengthwise.
Kā lau loa i ka ʻupena.Braid the net lengthwise.
lau loa vs. lengthwise.
lauloa₃ [lau·loa] R n. long wave or surf, as extending from one end of the beach to the other. . also kākala.
lau lole R n. wauke leaf. lit., clothing leaf. PLA CLO
laulole [lau·lo·le] adj. Lau and lole, cloth; cloth-leafed. An epithet of the mulberry; laau laulole, a mulbery tree.
laulonoa [lau·lonoa] R vs. multisensory. multisensory. [lau- + lonoa]. [+]ADD
Ua hana nā haumāna i haʻawina laulonoa, a he honi aku, he nānā aku, he hoʻopā aku, a he ʻai nō hoʻi kā lākou i ka manakō.The students have done a multisensory assignment in which they smelled, looked at, touched, and tasted a mango.
laumaʻewa [lau·maʻewa] R S nvt. insult, taunt, sneer, reproach, contempt; to insult, taunt, mock; taunting, mocking, sneering, derisive.
laumaewa [lau·ma·e·wa] s. Lau and maewa, to injure; to mock. He palala laumaewa kapu no Lono.
laumāewa [lau·ma·ewa] R vi. to sway with the movement of the wind, as leaves; to move to and fro, as algae in the sea; blown here and there, as sea spray.
lau makani R n. puff of wind. WIN
laumake [lau·ma·ke] s. Lau and make, death. A poisonous herb;.
The barb of a spear; the point of an instrument causing death;.
The abating or subsiding of water, i. e., a drought.
laumaki₁ [lau·maki] R var. of laumeki₁, spear, laumeki₂, ebb, laumeki₃, wilt... [Pn(CE) *rau-mati, fair weather (Clk)]
laumaki₂ [lau·maki] R n. low stroke in club fighting. (RC 59) LUA
laumaki wahie-ʻekeʻeke fighting stroke. (EH)
laumanamana [lau·mana·mana] R n. a variety of sweet potato. SWP
lau manamana [lau·mana·mana] R n. a divided leaf; many leaves, many branches; descendants, as of a family. PLA
laumanamana [lau·ma·na·ma·na] s. Lau and manamana, divided. Applied to that species of potato whose leaves are slim and much divided.
laumania [lau·mania] R vs. smooth, sheer, steep, even.
hoʻolaumaniato smooth; to spread out smoothly and evenly; to free of bumps or lumps
laumania [lau·ma·ni·a] s. Lau and mania, smooth; plane. A smooth thin leaf.
A straight, smooth even surface of a body.
adj. Smooth, straight and even; applied to the surface of bodies. Isa. 40:4. Smooth or polished, as glass; ili laumania, a plane surface.
v. To spread out smoothly and even; to smooth off what is rough. Hoo. To level down; to make smooth, as uneven ground. Isa. 45:2.
laumanie [lau·manie] R var. of laumania, smooth...
laumanie [lau·ma·ni·e] v. Another orthography, but the same meaning as laumania.
Lau-maʻomaʻo [laumao·maʻo] R n. wind, Puna-kou, Molokaʻi. lit., green leaves. (Nak. 69)WIN
lau-maʻu R n. design on a tapa beater, said to suggest the maʻu leaf. TAP PLA
lau mauʻu R n. blade of grass. PLA
laumeke [lau·meke] R var. of laumeki₁, laumeki₂, laumeki₃.
He koa ia e laumeke ai kahawai o Hilo.A warrior who lessens the flow of Hilo streams [a mighty fighter].
laumeki₁ [lau·meki] R n. a kind of barbed spear. LUA
laumeki₂ [lau·meki] R vi. to recede, ebb, as the tide or flood waters. [Pn(CE) *rau-mati, fair weather (Clk)]
laumeki [lau·me·ki] v. To flow slowly, as a stream with very little water.
To move very slowly, as a very slow trotting horse.
laumeki₃ [lau·meki] R vi. to wilt, as plants without water. PLA
laumilo₁ [lau·milo] R vi. to writhe, turn, twist, squirm, torture, destroy. . cf. ʻōmilomilo.
laumilo [lau·mi·lo] v. To writhe; to squirm; to turn and twist awry. see lauwili. Ua laumiloia na uhane, ua make.
adj. Squirming; contorting; mixing up. see lauwili. O ka lena o ka puhi laumilo i ka pa.
laumilo₂ [lau·milo] R n. a species of eel, so called because its color was thought to resemble a yellow milo leaf (lau milo). FIS
laumua [lau·mua] n. anterior, in biology. kualā laumua. anterior dorsal fin, of a fish. [comb. lau + mua.]. cf. laualo, lauhope, laukua. SCI FIS
lau mulemule bitter herbs. (EH)
launa R vs. friendly, sociable; to associate with, meet with, fraternize with, visit, be sociable. Used idiomatically with ʻaʻohe, ʻaʻole, ʻole:.
ʻAʻohe launa ka makaʻu.Terrible fear; there's no limit to the fear; lit., no meeting the fear.
ʻAʻole lihi launa mai o ka pilikia.There's no end to the trouble. cf. hoalauna.
hoʻolaunato introduce one person to another; to be friendly
Ke hoʻolauna aku nei au i mua o ʻoukou.I introduce myself to you.
launa ʻanaassociation, intercourse, connection
launa ʻōlelodialogue, communication
launa vs. compatible, as of computer programs. cf. launa ʻole. hulu waihona launa. compatible file format. see ʻaʻohe launa, and entries below.
Ua launa kēia lako polokalamu hou me kāu kamepiula.This new software is compatible with your computer.
vs. corresponding, in math. huina launa. corresponding angle, of a triangle. ʻaoʻao launa. corresponding side, of a triangle.
launa [lau·na] v. For For lau ana, probably a spreading. To associate with; to be on friendly terms with one; to treat with kindness or attention.
To receive in a friendly manner.
To be intimate with one; to have an agreement with.
Hoo. To have fellowship with one. Gal. 2:9.
adj. Friendly; social; intimate; with ole, unlike; different from; excellent, &c.; i ka hanohano launa ole o ke alii kane. Laieik. 113.
launa aloha R n. friendly association, fellowship.
lau nahele R n. plants, forest growth or leaves, herbs, greenery. PLA
launahele [lau·na·he·le] s. Lau and nahele, a thick growth of brush. The leaves or thick growth of a forest; hence,.
Herbs generally. Kin. 1:11. Launahele hou, tender herbs. Kanl. 32:2.
lau nahele ʻai ʻia edible herb. (EH)
lau nahele ʻōiwi [lau·nahele·o·iwi] n. natural vegetation. lit., native plants. PLA
launakaʻi [launa·kaʻi] R vi. networking; to network, i.e. exchange information or services among individuals. [Sh. launa + laukaʻi]. [+]ADD
Ma ka hālāwai o ka pō nei, ua launakaʻi nā manakia o nā hale kūʻai ʻelua.At the meeting last night, the managers of the two stores networked.
launa kanaka aʻo launa kanaka. socialization; to socialize, i.e. fit, teach, or train (someone) for a social environment or to associate sociably with others.
launa male, launa mare R n. marriage relationship; marital rights (RSV), marital duties (KJV). (Puk. 21.10)
launa mare R var. spelling of launa male, marriage relationship...
launa ʻole₁ R vs. unequalled, incomparable, unsurpassed, superior (similar to ana ʻole and lua ʻole). see ex. lalawe.
Uʻi launa ʻole.Youthfully beautiful beyond compare.
launa ʻole₂ R vs. unsociable.
launa ʻole vs. incompatible, as of computer programs. lit., not compatible. cf. launa.
He hulu waihona launa ʻole kēia.This is an incompatible file format.
launa ʻōlelo communications, dialogue. (EH)
launa ʻoluʻolu agreeable. (EH)
launa palapala [launa·pala·pala] R n.v. correspondence; to correspond.
launea [lau·nea] R vs. bare, as of leaves. PLA
launea [lau·nea] vs. bare, as a tree without leaves. PLA
launie [lau·nie] R same as launea.
hoʻolaunilisame as luaiele
lau-niu R n. design on a tapa beater. TAP
lau niu R n. coconut leaf, frond. see hair. PPN *lau niu. CN
lau noʻe n. coleus. lit., colored leaf. cf. lau kalakoa. PLA
launui [lau·nui] R n. a variety of taro. lit., large leaf, large design. (HP 33)TAR
lauʻō₁ R n. sugar-cane leaf (same as lau kō). PLA SUG
lauo [lau·o] s. see lau. The leaf of the sugar-cane. see lao.
lauʻō₂ R n. young white coconut leaves near the heart. CN
lauoʻe [lau·oʻe] R similar to kūoʻe, to saunter.
lauʻoē R var. spelling of lauʻowē, murmuring...
lauoe [lau·o·e] s. The sound of scratching, or walking on anything making a rustling noise.
lauoe [lau·oe] v. To ascend straightly upwards.
lauoha₁ [lau·oha] R n. sail of a vessel. CAN
lauoha [lau·o·ha] s. The sail of a vessel above the spanker.
lauoha₂ [lau·oha] R vs. dense, lush, of vegetation. . cf. ohaoha. PLA
lauoha [lau·o·ha] s. Any vegetable that grows large and thrifty.
lauoha₃ [lau·oha] R variation in vision, depending on distance of the object seen. (AP)
lauohai [lau·o·hai] s. Name of a large bush bearing beautiful flowers; ka lau o luhea o ka ohai i mana.
lauohaoha [lau·oha·oha] R redup. of lauoha₂, dense, lush...
lauohaoha [lau·o·ha·o·ha] s. see lauoha above. A thrifty growing vegetable.
lauohe [lau·o·he] s. Some material used in polishing wooden calabashes.
lauoho [lau·oho] R n. hair of the head. lit., head leaf. (For types of hair see hair). PCP *lauo(f,s)o. BOD
lauoho [lau·o·ho] s. Lau and oho, the hair of the human head. The hair of the head. Nah 6:5. Ka hulu o ke poo. NOTE.—The hair of animals is hulu, and so is hair on the other parts of the body.
lauoho ʻehu reddish hair. (EH)
lauoho ʻekekeʻi short hair. (EH)
lauoho hāʻehuʻehu brown hair. (EH)
lauoho kālole straight hair. (EH)
lauoho kuʻi [lau·oho·kuʻi] R n. hair switch, wig. lit., added hair. BOD
lauoho loloa long hair. (EH)
lauoho melemele blonde hair. (EH)
lauoho mimilo hair in curls. (EH)
lauoho ʻoʻoleʻa coarse hair. (EH)
lauoho-o-Pele₁ [lau·oho-o-pele] R n. Pele 's hair, volcanic glass spun out in hairlike form. VOL
lauoho-o-Pele₂ [lau·oho-o-pele] R n. a fine, hairlike seaweed, found at Wai-kīkī. SWD
lauoho piʻipiʻi lau nui wavy hair. (EH)
lauoho piʻipiʻi Pukikī kinky hair. (EH)
lauoho pipiʻi kinky hair. (EH)
lauoho pōkole short hair. (EH)
lauoho uliuli [lau·oho·uli·uli] R S nvs. one with dark hair, brunette; dark hair. BOD
lau ʻoliwa R n.