N the tenth letter of the Hawaiian alphabet. It represents the same liquid in Hawaiian as in most European languages. It is often commuted for l (see the letter L); as, nanai, lanai; nanahu, lanahu, &c.
n-₁ [n·-] initial in no, na, noʻu, naʻu, nou, nāu, nona, nāna with meanings 'for', 'by', 'of'. (Gram. 9.11) PCP *n-.
n-₂ [n·-] initial of words for soft sounds and movements. cf. nākuʻi, to rumble; nakulu, to patter; naue, to vibrate; nē, to murmur; nehe, to rustle; nei, to rumble; nēnē, to chip; nenene, to flutter; nū, to roar. cf. Rennellese ng-. PPN *ng-.
na R prep. by, for, belonging to (a-form; see no). (Gram. 9.11) PCP *na(a).
Aloha ʻolua na Ka-wai.Greetings to you both from Ka-wai [close of a letter].
he puke na Puaa book for Pua; a book by Pua [ambiguous]
Na wai ʻoe?Who was your parent? (Lit., by who you?). (FS 117)
na-, nā- R prefixes indicating a quality or state. . see nāhili, naholo, nakele, nākiʻi, nakulu, and others . (Gram. 6.3.2) PPN *nga(a)-.
na simp. prep Of; for; belonging to. Placed before nouns or pronouns, it conveys the idea of possession, property or duty. It has the relation to no that a has to o, or ka to ko. Gram. § 69, 1, 2, 3.
-na₁ R common nominalizing suffix, sometimes with shortening of a long vowel in the base. . see haʻi, haʻina, hāpai, hapaina, kālai, kalaina, ʻohi, ʻohina, piʻi, piʻina, and others. . (Gram. 6.6.2) [(OC) PPn *-ŋa, gerundive suffix]
-na₂ R rare pas/imp.; suffix. . see ʻaina, haʻina, kiʻina. (Gram. 6.6.3) PPN *-na.
-na₃ R his, her (in poss. kāna, kona). (Gram. 8.2) [PPn *-na, third person singular possessive marker]
nā- R var. spelling of na-, prefixes indicating a quality or state...
nā₁ R vs. calmed, quieted, pacified, assuaged, soothed; settled, as a claim. [PPn *naʻa, become quiet (of a crying child); pacified]
E hoʻi, ē Pele, i ke kuahiwi, ua nā kō lili, kō inaina.Return, O Pele, to the mountain; your jealousy, your rage are pacified. (chant)
hoʻonāto relieve pain, soothe, comfort, quiet, appease, lull, placate, make calm, pacify, console, find solace; to end, as a taboo; to settle a claim
hoʻonā waleto attempt to pacify without effect; to try vainly to assuage, allay pain, grief
Komikina Hoʻonā ʻĀina.Land commissioners who settle land claims.
Poʻe hoʻona kuleana ʻāina.Board of commissioners to quiet land titles.
na v. To be quiet; to be pacified, as a child; ua na ke keiki, the child is quiet; to be comforted, as one in affliction. Ier. 31:15.
To enjoy respite from pain; a pau kana heluhelu ana, noho iho la ia e na aku i ka mea manao ole.
Hoo. The same; also, in a legal sense, to settle difficulties; to decide between different claimants; as, e hoona kumu kuleana aina, to settle land claims.
adj. Quiet; pacified, as an aggrieved child; calmed; quieted, as one's passions.
nā₂ R vi. to moan, groan, wail. [(EO) PPn *ŋaa, breathe, pant]
nā ka ihuto snore with prolonged sounds
na To gasp or half breathe, as a dying person.
nā₃ R plural definite article. (Gram. 10.2) [PPn *ŋaa, plural marker preposed to definite or specific nouns]
nā lanithe chiefs
na art. standing before nouns, represents the plural number; as, ke alii, the chief; na alii, chiefs or the chiefs. Na often answers the double purpose of a plural article (that is, a plural for all the other articles which are singular), and the sign of the plural number of the noun. As an article, it is both definite and indefinite. Gram. § 67; also, § 83. 86 and 87.
nā₄ R demonstrative part. indicating the addressee, sometimes said disrespectfully and translated 'you'. . cf. kēnā. (Gram. 8.3.2) [(EO) PPn *na, there (near addressee): *na(a)]
Ē nā keiki lapuwale.O you worthless children.
na A particle somewhat frequent, adding strength to an expression either positive or negative; aole na he wahine e, o ka moopuna na a Waka, she is not certainly any other woman, she is certainly the grandchild of Waka. Laieik. 128;.
naʻa R vs. firmly seated.
Aia ā kīkoʻo no nā wāwae ma ʻō ā maʻaneʻi, ā laila naʻa.If the feet are stretched here and there, then [one is] firmly seated.
nāʻā R vs. covered with ashes, as a fire. rare.
Nā Aliʻi Kings (Bibl.). (EH)
Nā aliʻi o ka hale ʻa haʻōlelo House of Nobles. (EH)
nāʻana [na·ʻana] n. review, checkpoint. sh. nānā + ʻana.
naʻanaʻa₁ [naa·naʻa] R vs. potbellied, protruding.
I Pōkiʻi ke kiʻi, hoʻokīkiʻi ke kiʻi, hoʻonaʻanaʻa ke kiʻi.The image is at Pōkiʻi, the image leans back, the image protrudes its belly. (chant)
naanaa [naa·naa] Round and hard, as pills, or as goat's dung; poepoe me he lepo kao la.
naʻanaʻa₂ [naa·naʻa] R vs. confused, bewildered. . cf. pōna ʻanaʻa.
naanaa [naa·naa] s. A sour disposition; unsociability; ignorance.
adj. Unsocial; crabbed; sour; unlovely in temper and life.
naʻanaʻau [naa·naʻau] R n. small intestine. BOD
naanaau [naa·na·au] s. The stomach; the small intestines; the receptacle of food-after it is eaten; kahi e waiho ai ka ai maloko o ke kino.
Nā-ānuenue-ʻewalu [naa·nue·nue-ʻewalu] R n. stroke in lua fighting. lit., the eight rainbows. WIN LUA
naʻau R n. intestines, bowels, guts; mind, heart, affections; of the heart or mind; mood, temper, feelings. fig., child. cf. naʻau aliʻi, naʻau ʻino, naʻaupō. [PPn *ŋaakau, intestines]BOD
helu naʻaumental counting (name of an arithmetic book)
naʻau pōkoleshort-tempered; lit., short intestine
pōkole ka naʻaushort-tempered, cross
naʻau helu naʻau . mental math. also makemakika naʻau. pōʻai naʻau. affective domain, as relating to the learning process. BOD
naau [na·au] s. The small intestines of men or animals, which the Hawaiians suppose to be the seat of thought, of intellect and the affections.
The internal parts, i. e., the inwards of animals. Oihk. 1:13. The bowels. 2 Oihl. 21:15. Alua ano o na naau, o ka mea nui ame ka mea liilii, the intestines are of two kinds, the large and the small. Anat. 51. Hence,.
The affections; the mind; the moral nature; the heart; the seat of the moral powers. Mat. 22:37. Synonymous in many cases with uhane. the soul. NOTE.—The naau of animals were formerly used by Hawaiians as strings for various purposes; ka naau i mea aha moa, the intestines for strings to tie fowls. see the compounds of naau below.
Naʻau-ake-ʻai-haku R n. name of a star. lit., heart eager to rule as a lord. STA
naʻau aliʻi R nvs. kind, thoughtful, forgiving, loving, possessed of aloha, beneficent, benevolent, loving heart.
naʻau aloha R nvs. filled with aloha, beneficent, benevolent (similar to meanings of aloha).
naʻauao [naau·ao] R nvs. learned, enlightened, intelligent, wise; learning, knowledge, wisdom, science. lit., daylight mind.
Hoʻomana Naʻauao.Christian Science.
hoʻonaʻauaoto educate, instruct; educational, instructive, civilized
ka naʻauao loa ʻanathe instruction, education
Kuʻu home hoʻonaʻauao.My home of learning.
naʻauao ʻike muaforesight
Ua hoʻonaʻauao ʻia ʻoia.He was educated.
naauao [na·au·ao] s. Naau, the mind, and ao, instructed. An enlightened mind.
Instruction; knowledge; learning; wisdom. Kanl. 4:6. He ike, he noonoo, he noiau.
adj. Naau and ao, to teach. Wise; knowing; learned; enlightened; having the skill or art of thinking and planning well.
v. see the noun. To be learned; to be wise; to be intelligent, &c. Hoo. To enlighten, as the mind; to instruct; to be instructed.
To instruct, i. e., to convince; to be advised; to be warned. Hal. 2:10.
To attend to that which is right; to give heed to truth and duty.
naauau R remission of a taboo. (And.)
naauau [na·au·au] s. A remission of the strictness of a kapu; used in the phrase kau naauau; the suspension of a kapu so far that the people might eat certain kinds of food, thatch houses, &c.
naʻauʻau R same as naʻauʻauā.
naʻauʻauā, naʻauauā R nvi. intense grief; anguish so great that it may lead to suicide; to mourn, grieve.
Naʻauʻauā hele.To wander about in grief.
naauaua, naauauwa [na·au·au·a·na·au·au·wa] v. Naau and aua, selfish desire. To kill one's self; to commit suicide on account of the death of a friend, or from the feeling that nothing remained worth living for.
s. The desire to commit suicide on account of the death of a friend; self murder through grief or disappointment; nui na hewa o ka wa kahiko, o ka naauaua, many were the sins of ancient times, suicide.
naauauwa [na·au·au·wa] To mourn for the loss of a friend; to grieve.
To be weak; to be bent over, as one in sadness.
Anguish; sympathy with one; sorrow for the loss of one dear.
Strong desire for the good of one.
Depression of spirits; grief.
Real sorrow of heart.
naʻau ʻawaʻawa sour disposition. (EH)
naʻau hoʻokiʻekiʻe [naau·hoo·kie·kiʻe] R nvs. conceited, proud, willful; proud heart.
naʻau hoʻomaikaʻi grateful heart,. (EH)
naʻau ʻino evil-hearted, malevolent. (EH)
naʻau ʻinoʻino R nvs. malicious, malevolent; evil or nasty heart, misanthrope. . also naʻau ʻino.
naʻaukake₁ [naau·kake] R n. sausage, wiener. lit., sausage (Eng.) intestines. FOO
naaukake [na·au·ka·ke] s. A sausage.
naʻaukake₂ [naau·kake] R n. same as uahi-a-Pele₁, a variety of sugar cane. SUG
naʻaukake ʻAmelika [naau·kake·ame·lika] n. hot dog. lit., American sausage. FOO
naʻau kaumahaʻole lighthearted. (EH)
naʻau keʻemoa [naau·kee·moa] R vs. evil-hearted. evil-hearted.
naaukeemoa [na·au·kee·mo·a] s. Naau and kee, crooked, and moa, cooked, i. e., hardened in any shape. An evil disposition; perverseness; a general disposition to wickedness. see opukeemoa.
naʻau kōkua ʻole [naau·ko·kua·ʻole] R vs. uncooperative, unaccommodating.
naʻau kopekope [naau·kope·kope] R nvs. of hateful or nasty nature, spiteful, surly, malevolent; sour or surly disposition, misanthrope.
naaukopekope [na·au·ko·pe·ko·pe] s. Naau and kopekope, morose. Perverseness; a bad disposition; surliness. see naaukeemoa.
naʻau kūhili [naau·ku·hili] R vs. blundering, careless, thoughtless.
naaukuhili [na·au·ku·hi·li] s. Naau and kuhili, blundering. Carelessness; indifference; a disposition to carelessness; inattention.
naʻau lauwili [naau·lau·wili] R n. name of an introduced flower (no data). FLO
naʻau lua R vs. doubtful, two-minded, undecided, indecisive.
naʻaumoa [naau·moa] R n. appendix. lit., chicken intestines.
ʻOki ʻia ka naʻaumoa.The appendix was removed.
naʻau moekolohe whorish heart,. (EH)
naʻau palupalu [naau·palu·palu] R vs. soft- or tender-hearted.
naʻau pē modest. (EH)
naʻau pēpē [naau·pe·pē] R nvi. modest heart; to have such; unpretentious.
naʻaupō [naau·pō] R nvs. ignorant, unenlightened, uncivilized, benighted; ignorance, ignoramus. lit., night mind. cf. naʻauao.
holo naʻaupōrun pellmell, wildly
hoʻonaʻaupōto cause or feign ignorance; ignorant
inu naʻaupōto drink foolishly and to excess
Naʻaupōʻoukou i nā kūpuna o kākou.You are ignorant about our ancestors. (1-Kor. 101)
naaupo [na·au·po] s. Naau and po, night. Ignorance; darkness of mind; without intelligence or instruction; a cloudy mind; awkwardness.
adj. Dark-hearted; ignorant; unenlightened; dark-minded.
v. To be dark-hearted; to be ignorant; to be awkward; to be brutish. Hoo. To be willingly ignorant; to remain ignorant while possessing the means of knowledge.
naʻau pōkole [naau·po·kole] R . see pōkole.
naʻau pono R nvs. upright, just; right-minded; upright heart.
naaupono [na·au·po·no] v. Naau and pono, right. To be upright; to be just. Hoo. To be staid in mind; to be fixed; to be sober. Tit. 2:6.
Nā Aupuni Huiʻia League of Nations. (EH)
naʻauwili [naau·wili] R same as naʻaumoa, appendix... BOD
nae₁ R nvi. shortness of breath; to pant or puff for breath, as a result of overexercise or asthma. [PPn *ŋahe-ŋahe, out of breath, exhausted]ILL
E noho iki iho a kuʻu ka nae.Stay a bit until the puffing for breath is over. [i.e., rest a bit]
hoʻonaeto cause shortness of breath
Ke nae iki nei nō.Some breath remains. [as of a dying person]
nae v. To breathe hard; to pant, as one laboring or exercising severely.
To pant for breath, as one with the phthisic.
s. A sickness which occasions hard breathing.
The blowing of one's breath when fatigued on stopping to rest. fig. Applied to the strong affections of the heart. Laicik. 142.
The phthisic. see naenae.
nae₂ R nvs. fragrant, sweet-smelling; fragrance. FER
He ʻala ka nae o ka palai.The perfume of the palai fern is sweet. (song)
nae₃ R n. fishing net with small meshes; net structure to which feathers were attached for feather capes. . also naepuni, puni, ʻupena ʻōhua palemo. FIS NET
nae The name of a species of fish net with small meshes.
nae₄ R to give or parcel out equally, as food. (And.) FOO
nae To give liberally; to distribute; to be liberal, as a landlord to his people. see nai below.
naʻe₁ R loc.n. easterly, windward (used in some localities only, as on Molokaʻi). see aʻe₂, ₄. [Pn(CE) *ŋake, east]
Mai naʻe a lalofrom east to west (For. 5:665)
naʻe₂ R conj. but, yet, furthermore, still, nevertheless. (Gram. 11.1)
nae adv. An elegant expletive, but difficult to define. Truly; indeed; but; however, &c. A mild but is perhaps the best definition, though it does not express strong opposition like the English but. Aohe alii au, he kanaka nae, I am not a chief, but I am a man.
nae The upper regions of the air in distinction from the lower; ua lohe o uka a me kai, a me nae a me lalo.
The place whence the wind comes; a ihea o mea? Aia ma nae.
naeʻāʻīkū [naeai·kū] R n. croup. lit., gasping croup. ILL
naeele [nae·e·le] adj. Open; loose; full of holes, as open sleazy cloth; perhaps better spelled naele, the same as the following.
nāeheehe [na·eheehe] R vs. soft, thin.
nā-ʻehu the late. (EH)
nā-ʻehu i make aku nei the late. (EH)
naeiki [nae·i·ki] adj. Nae and iki, little. Breathing a little, i. e., almost exhausted; near dead.
Nearly out of patience or courage.
nae kuku R n. bag nets of fine-meshed nae (netting) consisting of rectangular pieces joined together; a stick (kuku) was used at each end of the foot or lower rope. NET
naele₁ R n. rock crevice, as in the sea; full of holes, chinks.
Ka ula noho i ka naele.The lobster living in the crevices. (FS 49)
naele [na·e·le] adj. Full of holes, cracks or chinks.
v. To scatter, as men who do not abide by their work; to be distributed by littles; to be dissipated or scattered.
naele₂ R vs. stretched out of shape; yielding, soft, miry, spongy; misshapen; swamp, mire, bog; to stretch. [PPn *ŋahele, soft]PLA
hoʻonaelecaus/sim.; to soften, as earth for planting
nāele n. bog, with no trees and soft ground. . see ālialia, ʻolokele. PLA
naele [na·e·le] s. Mire; deep mud. see nakele, boggy, and naka.
To get into a slough or into the mud; to sink down.
fig. To get into difficulty; aia ka kakou e malama ai, o naele auanei kakou, it is for us to take heed, lest we get into the mud, i. e., into difficulty; o naele auanei kakou, a pahemo, a haule ilalo.
nāʻele R same as nāʻeleʻele₁, weeds...
naeleele R redup. of naele, crevice (And.)
nāʻeleʻele₁ R var. of nāhelehele, weeds...
nāʻeleʻele [na·ele·ʻele] n. weed. Maui.
nāʻeleʻele₂ R vs. rotten, as timber. rare.
naelele [na·e·le·le] adj. Full of holes, cracks or chinks.
Rotten, as timber.
Moist; damp; applied to that kind of soil which retains moisture and is always rich and good.
naelona [nae·lona] n. nylon. Eng.
naemai [nae·mai] s. Hard breathing; wheezing mixed with cough.
naenae [nae·nae] R redup. of nae₁, shortness of breath... PEP *ngaengae. ILL
Ua naenae koʻu naʻau.My heart pants. (Hal. 38.10)
naenae [nae·nae] v. see nae. To breathe like one out of breath by hard exercise; to be out of breath; to pant for breath; to sigh. Hal. 38:10.
s. Difficult breathing; the phthisic; the asthma.
naenae [nae·nae] An offering made to the gods to appease their anger; a sacrifice. see kanaenae.
naʻenaʻe₁ [nae·naʻe] R n. all species of native genus in the daisy family (Dubautia), which are shrubs or small trees with narrow leaves and small yellow, orange, purple, or white flower heads borne in large cone-shaped clusters. also hanupaoa, hina-ʻai-ka-malama, neʻineʻi. (Neal 845)PLA TRE FLO
naenae [nae·nae] s. The name of a shrub bearing sweet flowers.
naʻenaʻe₂ [nae·naʻe] R vs. fragrant, as the naʻenaʻe bloom. (But cf. nae, fragrant.).
naenae [nae·nae] adj. Sweet-scented, as some herbs; he aku pua naenae o Waialoha.
naʻenaʻe₃ [nae·naʻe] R n. design on outer sheet of a sleeping tapa. TAP
naʻenaʻe₄ [nae·naʻe] R n. fish of surgeon family (Acanthurus olivaceus). FIS
naenae [nae·nae] The name of a species of fish; he mahamea.
naʻenaʻe₅ [nae·naʻe] R vs. quick, alert.
naenaele [nae·naele] R redup. of naele₂.
naʻenaʻe pua kea [nae·nae·pua·kea] R n. a kind of naʻenaʻe (Dubautia paleata), from Kauaʻi, with large round flower heads, each head with 25 or more light yellow becoming purplish florets. lit., white-flowered naʻenaʻe. FLO
naʻenaʻe pua melemele [nae·nae·pua·mele·mele] R n. a kind of naʻenaʻe (Dubautia laxa). lit., yellow-flowered naʻenaʻe. FLO
naʻenaʻe ʻula [nae·nae·ʻula] R n. a kind of naʻenaʻe (Dubautia raillardioides) from Kauaʻi, with white to purplish flowers. lit., red naʻenaʻe. FLO
naeʻoaikū [naeoai·kū] R n. severe asthma. ILL
naeoaiku [nae·o·a·i·ku] s. Nae, hard breathing, a-i, the neck, and ku, to stand. A disease where hard breathing causes one to stretch out the neck; a disease of the throat; the croup. NOTE.—The first orthography is the correct one.
naeʻōpuakau [naeo·pua·kau] R n. a disease, accompanied by shortness of breath (nae). cf. waiʻōpua.
naeʻowaikū [naeowai·kū] R var. spelling of nae ʻoaikū, severe asthma... ILL
naeowaiku [nae·o·wai·ku] s. Nae, hard breathing, a-i, the neck, and ku, to stand. A disease where hard breathing causes one to stretch out the neck; a disease of the throat; the croup. NOTE.—The first orthography is the correct one.
naepuni [nae·puni] R same as nae₃.
nae waikū [nae·wai·kū] R same as nae ʻoaikū, asthma...
naha₁ R vs. bent, curved, bowlegged. [(FJ) PPn *nasa, ??]
naha₂ R nvi. union of a chief with his half-sister; their offspring was entitled to the kapu noho; to take part in such a marriage. (Malo 55), (Kam. 64:9–10, 22) Later naha was changed to mean what (Malo) calls hoʻi.
naha [na·ha] To operate, as an emetic or cathartic.
nahā₁ R vs. cracked, broken, as a dish; smashed to bits, as masonry; to act as a purgative; to split; loss of virginity. see ex., koʻokā. [Pn(EP) *ŋa-faʻa, burst, break, split open]
ʻaila nahā, ʻaila hoʻonahācastor oil
hoʻonahāto smash, shatter, crack, split; to take a purgative
lāʻau nahāpurgative (FS 129)
umauma nahāhunger (FS 195)
naha [na·ha] v. To split, crack or open, as the ground. Nah. 16:31.
To break up or break open, as a house.
To be split, cracked or broken, as a dish or any kind of crockery, glass, boards, slates, &c. Puk. 32:19.
To crack or break, as mason work. 1 Nal. 13:3.
To break or burst open.
To break in pieces.
Nonoi ae la ka lani iluna.
Naha mai la Kulanihakoi,.
Kulukulu ka ua.
Kapakapa e Kane,.
Akahi akua i nana—.
Ke haupu wale nei ka lani Kau o Hiiaka.
Wahi ka lani, uli ka lani eleele,.
Ka lau ka hoalii,.
Ka pohaku koii ka hooilo,.
Naha mai Kulanihakoi,.
Ke haaloloku nei ka ua,.
Ke neinei ke olai.
adj. Bent; broken; separated; scattered.
nahā₂ R vi. to blot out from sight.
Holo akula lākou ā nahā nā moku o Hawaiʻi nei, ā nalowale ka ʻāina.They sailed on until the islands of Hawaiʻi here were blotted out of sight and the land disappeared. (For. 4:161)
nahae₁ R vt. torn, rent; tear; to rip or tear (said figuratively of emotions). see hae₃. [Pn(NP) *ŋa-sae, torn, rent]
nahae [na·hae] v. see hae, to tear in pieces. To rend; to tear; to burst.
To break, as the heart with sadness. Ier. 23:9.
To rend, as a garment. 1 Sam. 15:27.
To tear away; to separate, as a people. 2 Nal. 17:21.
Fracta pudenda sicut virginis coitio prima.
s. A rent; a torn place; mea nahaeia, that which is torn. Oihk. 22:8. A piece broken off.
adj. Rent; torn; broken off.
nahae₂ R vs. branching out, as a family.
He nahae aliʻi kēia.This is a royal branch.
nāhaehae [na·hae·hae] R redup. of nahae, torn, rent PCP *ngasaesae.
nāhaehae ʻana o ka ʻuhanevexation of spirit (Isa. 65.14)
nahaehae [na·hae·hae] adj. Torn in pieces, as a welu or rag; broken, as the heart. Isa. 65:14.
nāhāhā [na·ha·hā] R redup. of nahā, cracked, broken...
Nāhāhā i ke ania e ka makani.Broken by the blowing by the wind.
nāhāhā [na·ha·hā] vs. crumbled.
nahaha [na·ha·ha] v. Frequentative of naha. To break, as a hammer breaks a rock. Ier. 23:29. To be dashed or broken in pieces. Kanl. 9:17.
To divide up; to separate in pieces.
adj. Broken; cracked; broken in pieces; separated.
Nahaha i ke ania e ka makani he puulena,.
He makani kahiko ia no Puna,.
No Puna ka hala me ka lehua,.
Ke kui ana e ke ani lehua,.
Ke kaoo la ia ka moani.
naha iʻa n. small school of reef fish, such as manini. also naho iʻa . [mān]. cf. kumu iʻa. FIS
nahanaha [naha·naha] R redup. of naha₁, bent, curved...
nahanaha [na·ha·na·ha] v. Frequentative of naha. To break up; to break fine.
nāhanahā [naha·nahā] R redup. of nahā, cracked, broken...
nahanahae [naha·nahae] R redup. of nahae.
nahanawale [na·ha·na·wa·le] s. The name of a small fish.
nahanawele [nahana·wele] R rare var. of nahawele₁, bivalve... FIS
nahau n. arrow, an indicator; arrowhead. see pua, ihe. haku kā nahau. Mesolithic, in anthropology. ke au haku kā nahau. Mesolithic age, period. nahau ʻiole. mouse arrow, pointer, or cursor, as in a computer program. usu. nahau. cf. kahaʻimo. see pihi nahau. PPN *ngāsau. . CMP
nahā wale vs. fragile, as glass. lit., easily broken. cf. haki wale, pāloli.
nahawele₁ [naha·wele] R n. a bivalve of the family Isognomonidae. On Oʻahu, the Perna costellata, Atrina sp. FIS
nahawele [na·ha·we·le] s. The muscle shell-fish; he wahi ano pioeoe.
nahawele₂ [naha·wele] R same as hulu ʻīlio, (Chaetomorpha antennina), a seaweed. SWD
nahawele liʻiliʻi [naha·wele·lii·liʻi] R n. a shell (Brachidontes crebristriatus). lit., small nahawele. FIS
nahe R rare var. of nahenahe, soft, sweet...
nahe [na·he] adj. Soft; slow; gentle, as the voice of music. see unahe. He leo nahe, a melodious voice; he makani nahenahe, a gentle wind; thin; soft, as fine kapa or soft cloth.
v. To blow softly, as a gentle breeze; stronger than aheahe, which is stronger than aniani. see kolonahe.
naheka, nahesa R n. snake. Heb. nahas. ANI
naheka welafiery serpent (Kanl. 8.15)
naheka huelo kani, nahesa huelo kani R n. rattlesnake. lit., tail-sounding snake.
nahele R n. forest, grove, wilderness, bush; trees, shrubs, vegetation, weeds. . cf. hoʻomakanahele. [Pn(CE) *ŋasere, forest]PLA TRE
ʻUpu mai ana ke aloha i ka uka nahele o Puna.Loving memory returns of the forest uplands of Puna.
nahele [na·he·le] s. That which grows; the verdure of bushes or trees; the leaves of bushes or thick trees; nahele ooi, thorns; brambles. 2 Sam. 23:6.
adj. Pertaining to a thicket or grove; lau nahele, green leaves; herbs.
nāhelehele [na·hele·hele] R redup. of nahele; weeds, undergrowth. PCP *ngaa(f,s)ele(f,s)ele. PLA
Piha kēia māla i ka nāhelehele.This patch is full of weeds.
nāhelehele [na·hele·hele] n. weed. also nāʻeleʻele.. see lāʻau make nāhelehele. PLA
nahelehele [na·he·le·he·le] s. The grass, trees, shrubs, &c., of a wilderness; a wilderness.
adj. Wild; uncultivated, as land.
v. To become wild, as land that has once been tilled; to be overgrown with vegetation. Puk. 23:29. Hoo. To allow or cause land to be overgrown.
E kokomo aku ai maua.
I ka pea i Kahiki,.
I ka ukauka laau nahele waokanaka,.
He nahelehele okoa hoi ke kanaka,.
Ulu nahele ka oa nahele hiki ke koa,.
Ulu wehiwehi i ka niu po i ke kou,.
Oia uka nahele loloa, a ka puni—e—.
O kou puni iho la ia, ua hala kamalii,.
Kau ka naha ia.
nāhelehesa [na·hele·hesa] n. Snakeweed. Sh. nāhelehele + nahesa..
nahele maneʻo R n. nettle. lit., itching plant. (Isa. 34.13) PLA
nahelemaneo [na·he·le·ma·ne·o] s. Nahele, a plant, and maneo, stinging. A nettle. Isa. 34:13.
nahele maʻukele [nahele·mau·kele] S n. rain forest. lit., rain-forest area forest.
nahenahe [nahe·nahe] R vs. soft, sweet, melodious, as music or a gentle voice; soft, as fine cloth; softly blowing, as a gentle breeze; gentle-mannered, soft-spoken, suave. [(OC) PPn *ŋase-ŋase, weak, feeble]WIN MUS
nahenahe [na·he·na·he] adj. Soft; slow; gentle, as the voice of music. see unahe. He leo nahe, a melodious voice; he makani nahenahe, a gentle wind; thin; soft, as fine kapa or soft cloth.
v. To blow softly, as a gentle breeze; stronger than aheahe, which is stronger than aniani. see kolonahe.
To be soft, as the voice.
To be thin and soft, as fine cloth or kapa.
adj. see nahe. Thin; soft; fine.
nahenahe [na·he·na·he] Empty, as the bowels from fasting or sickness.
nahesa R n. snake. . see naheka. ANI
nahesa [na·he·sa] s. Heb A serpent. Kin. 3:1. syn. with moolele. Kin. 49:17. Hoowalewale i na nahesa, a snake charmer. Kanl. 18:11. see mooomole and mookahiko.
nahesa huelo kani R var. spelling of naheka huelo kani, rattlesnake...
nāhesa pulu [na·hesa·pulu] n. bullsnake. [comb. nahesa + Eng.]. ANI
nahi₁ R var. of lahi, thin, frail, delicate...
nahi₂ n. lichen, general term. [sh. unahi.]. PLA
nāhi₁ R paucal article. Some, few, the, the little (contraction of nā, the, and wahi, little). see ex. pōkaʻakaʻa₂. (Gram. 10.4) PPN *ngaafi.
ʻAuhea akula nāhi keiki?Where are the boys?
nāhi₂ R n. the fires (contraction of nā ahi, as in the name Nāhi-ʻenaʻena).
nahi [na·hi] see nahe and lahi.
Nā-hiku R n. constellation of the Big Dipper. lit., the seven. STA
Nāhiku [na·hiku] n. Big Dipper. STA
nāhili [na·hili] R vs. blundering, confused, perplexed, wandering off the course; careless, awkward. CAN
hoʻonāhilito cause a blundering, wandering, as by misdirecting; to procrastinate, waste time through blundering
I hea aku nei lā i nāhili ai ka ʻau waʻa?Where did the canoe fleet wander off to?
nahili [na·hi·li] v. see hili. To act awkwardly; to blunder in doing a thing; to be slow; to lag behind; e lalau, e manuka.
s. A mistake; a blunder the effect of carelessness; slowness; want of energy; ka lalau, ke kiipua, ka hanamanuia.
adj. Slow; lagging behind; awkward; blundering.
O nahili ka pololoa ia manu,.
O kapu kau kama ia kea a Kiha.
nahinahi [nahi·nahi] R var. of lahilahi, weak, flimsy...
nahinahi [na·hi·na·hi] adj. see nahe and lahilahi, soft; thin. Very small or fine; kapa nahinahi or lahilahi, thin cloth; applied to words or manner of speaking, soft; mild; gentle; soothing; he olelo akahai. NOTE. The orthography of nahinahi and nahenahe is used; the meaning is the same, and the pronunciation but slightly varied.
nahiolea [nahio·lea] R n. a variety of taro. TAR
naho R nvs. hollow, as a cleft where fish hide; deepset, as eyes of a starving person; eye sockets. [Pn(CE) *naho, [hollow...] *na(f,s)o]FIS
naho [na·ho] v. To overflow; to be deep, as water.
s. Depth; an overflowing with water; he manini ku, he manini kai.
nahoa₁ R vs. bold, defiant, daring. . cf. uahoa. CAN
ʻAʻohe waʻa hoʻonahoa o ka lā ʻino.No canoe defies a storm; lit., no canoe defiant of a stormy day. [do not venture in the face of danger].
hoʻonahoacaus/sim.; to challenge
nahoa [na·ho·a] v. To be bold; to dare.
To be strong; to feel one's self to be strong.
Hoo. To provoke; to be impudent to one. see nehoa, hoo.
nahoa₂ R nvi. head wound; intense headache; mental agony; hit or wounded in the head. . cf. hoa, mallet, club. [Pn(CE) *ŋa-foa, headache]ILL
poʻo nahoafractured skull
nāhoahoa [na·hoa·hoa] R redup. of nahoa₁, bold, nahoa₂, head wound... [Pn(CE) *ŋa-foa, headache]ILL
nahoahoa [na·ho·a·ho·a] v. To strike one on the head; to break one's head.
To strike the head, as the rays of the sun.
To give pain; to wound the feelings.
s. A wound on the head and the pain connected with it.
The effect of a sun-stroke on the head.
Applied to the heart when the mind is in great distress. syn. with walania and ehaeha.
naho iʻa n. small school of reef fish, such as manini. also naha iʻa. [mān]. cf. kumu iʻa, large school of fish... FIS
Nā-hōkū-māhana [naho·kuma·hana] R . see Māhana. STA
Nā-hōkū-pā [naho·kū-pā] R n. constellation of five stars forming a circle; they are said to be near Nā-hiku, the Big Dipper. lit., enclosure stars. STA
naholo, nāholo R vi. to flee, of several; to run away; gone away. (2 Sam. 23.9) [PPn *ŋaasolo, move swiftly forward]
hoʻonaholoto chase, cause to run
Pau nui nā koa i ka naholo.Every last one of the soldiers fled.
naholo [na·ho·lo] v. Na and holo, to run. To run along on the ground. Puk. 9:23.
To run at random, here and there; to run away from, through fear. Luk. 8:34.
To be absent; to be gone away. 2 Sam. 23:9.
To flee away from, as from an enemy in battle. 2 Sam. 23:11.
To run along together, as a company of people desirous of doing something; naholo mai la lakou ma keia kapa, they ran along on this side (of the stream.).
Naholo i ka laula o Puna,.
Ka luhi a ke kalukalu,.
Ku moena a ipo,.
Moku mahole i ka hoa mauu.
s. A running; a fleeing; a retreat; a flight.
nāholoholo₁ [na·holo·holo] R redup. of naholo, flee... PNP *ngaasolosolo.
naholoholo [na·ho·lo·ho·lo] v. see naholo. To run along: to move rapidly; to pass along by something else.
Nāholoholo₂ [na·holo·holo] R n. name of a star, perhaps Venus. STA
Naholoholo [na·ho·lo·ho·lo] s. The Hawaiian name of the planet Saturn.
nahonaho [naho·naho] R redup. of naho, hollow...
nahonaho [na·ho·na·ho] adj. see naho. Deep or fistulous, as a sore; deep, as a pit; far down in the earth.
nahu₁ R nvt. to bite; to have a tendency to bite, as a dog; to sting, as beating rain; pain, as of stomachache or of childbirth; bite. [Pn(CE) *ŋasu, bite]WIN ILL
hoʻonahuto bite, cause a stomachache; to pretend to bite
nahu [na·hu] v. To bite; to gripe with the teeth; e hoopohole i ka ili me ka niho, to tear up the skin with the teeth.
To bite, as a dog; to snatch at; to seize.
To bite; to gnaw. Mik. 3:5. To gnash the teeth, as in pain; e nahu i ke elelo, to gnaw the tongue. Hoik. 16:10.
To bite, as a serpent. Nah. 21:6.
To bear the short sharp internal pains of colic or of child-birth.
To bite off, as a shark; nahu mai la ka mano i kona waa a mumuku o hope, a shark bit his canoe short off behind.
To file; to rasp; e apuapu.
s. The pain of biting; the colic; sudden internal pains.
adj. Biting; writhing in pain.
nahu₂ R n. inexplicable bruise seen on the body, believed caused by the ghost of a living person who was about to die. also nahu akua. (Nānā 156–7) ILL
nahua₁ R pas/imp. of nahu. . see ex. ʻapoa.
Loaʻa akula i ka nahua a ka ʻino.Caught by the pelting of the storm.
Nahua₂ R n. wind associated with Kāʻana-pali, Maui. (Nak. 68)WIN
Nahua [na·hu·a] s. The name of a wind which often blows at Kaanapali.
The fine rain with the north-east trade winds on the northern part of Maui.
Nā-huihui [nahui·hui] R n. the Pleiades. also Nā-huihui-a-Makaliʻi, the clusters of Pleiades. STA
Nā Hui Nui ʻElima n. The Big Five, i.e. the five corporations that controlled most of the sugar industry in Hawaiʻi. lit., the five big corporations.
nahu ka ʻōpū indigestion, upset stomach. (EH)
nahu kuakoko [nahu·kua·koko] R n. labor pains. (Mika 4.9) BOD
nahukuakoko [na·hu·ku·a·ko·ko] adj. Nahu, pain, kua, back, and koko, blood. Suffering pain, as a travailing woman. Mik. 4:9. see kuakoko.
nahumaka [nahu·maka] R n. fattened, as a dog for offering.
nahuna R n. bite.
nahunahu [nahu·nahu] R redup. of nahu; to suffer pangs of childbirth. WIN BOD
ka ua nahunahuthe pelting rain
pala nahunahupartially ripe, of a fruit that can be bitten into, as a mountain apple (Kep. 93)
nahunahu [na·hu·na·hu] v. see nahu. To bite often.
To suffer frequent pains; to writhe in pain; to feel the first pains of child-birth; ia ia nei e nahunahu ana hele aku la. Laieik. 11.
To bite, as a serpent or centipede.
To be in, or to suffer the pains of childbirth. 1 Sam. 4:19.
s. The birth pains of females. Iob. 29:3.
nahunahuihu [nahu·nahu·ihu] R n. family discord, quarrel. lit., nose biting.
nahunahuihu [na·hu·na·hu·i·hu] v. To quarrel, as two brothers; to fight or dispute, as an older with a younger brother.
nahunahupū [nahu·nahu·pū] R vt. to bite into with relish. FIS
Nahunahupū i ke alopiko.Bite the belly [of the fish] with relish.
nai To give or parcel out alike; na ia keiki e nai na moku e pau ai. Laieik. 10.
-naʻi R a rare transitivizer. cf. hili, to wander, and hilinaʻi, to believe; pī, to sprinkle, and pīnaʻi, to fill a crack;. (Gram. 6.6.4) PPN *-naki.
naʻi₁ R nvt. to conquer, take by force; conqueror. [Pn(CE) *ŋaki, avenge, conquer]
ʻO Ka-mehameha ka naʻi aupuni.Ka-mehameha, the conqueror of the nation.
naʻi₂ R vt. to strive to obtain, endeavor to examine or understand.
Ua naʻi ʻoia i ka pono o nā keiki.He does all he can for the well-being of the children.
nai v. To strive hard to excel another; to urge on; to go ahead.
To finish; to make an end.
naia R vs. insecurely tied. rare.
na ia R same as the poss. nāna, but rare. see ex. kāpeʻa. (Gram. 9.11) rare.
naiʻa R n. porpoise, dolphin. (KL. line 138) FIS
naia [na·ia] s. A species of black fish; the porpoise. NOTE.—The naia was forbidden to women to eat, under the kapu system, under pain of death;.
A kind of sandal-wood. see naio.
naʻiau [nai·au] R vt. to add to, join to. rare.
naʻiau [nai·au] vs. to have special effects, be enhanced. see hiʻohiʻona naʻiau, hoʻonaʻiau.
nāʻīā ʻumi [na·i·a·ʻumi] vt. to boycott, i.e. abstain from buying from or dealing with (a company) as a means of coercion. [sh. nāʻīʻike + a + ʻumi.].
Ke hōʻeuʻeu mai nei nā ʻahahui he nui e nāʻīāʻumi i nā huahana o Palani no ka hoʻāʻo hoʻopahū nukelea ma ka Pākīpika.Many organizations are encouraging that French products be boycotted due to nuclear bomb testing in the Pacific.
Naigera [nai·gera] n. Niger; Nigerien. Eng. G
Naigeria [nai·geria] n. Nigeria; Nigerian. Eng. G
nāiʻi [na·iʻi] R vt. to remove, take out. rare.
nāʻīʻike R vt. to refuse to see, especially a relative or friend; to disown.
naiike [nai·i·ke] v. To be angry; to take in dudgeon; to set off in anger to take revenge. see hoomaau.
naika, naita R n. knight. Eng.
nāʻike R same as nāʻīʻike.
naike [na·i·ke] s. Anger; a repelling from one; aole ike hou aku.
naikokene [naiko·kene] n. nitrogen; nitric. koʻohune naikokene. azobacter, a type of bacteria containing nitrogen. naikokene diokesaside. nitrogen dioxide. also naikokene ʻokikene lua. pōʻaiapuni naikokene. nitrogen cycle. pūhui naikokene kaʻawale. free nitrogen compound. ʻakika naikokene. nitric acid. also ʻakika nikiriku. Eng. SCI
naikola [nai·kola] R similar to ʻaikola, hoʻonaʻaikola.
ʻAʻohe koe i ka hoʻonaikola ʻia e ka makani.Nothing survived the contemptuous destruction by the wind. (For. 4:476)
hoʻonaikolato show contempt, as by destruction
naikola [nai·ko·la] v. To boast or glory over one. Hoo. The same. see akola, aikola and hoaikola.
naʻina R n. conquering, endeavoring, etc. . cf. naʻi₁, ₂.
nainai [nai·nai] R rare var. of nanai, nānai.
naʻinaʻi [nai·naʻi] vs. lower case, small. cf. maʻaka. see hua naʻinaʻi. Tah. small.
naʻinaʻi₁ [nai·naʻi] R redup. of naʻi₁, naʻi₂.
naʻinaʻi₂ [nai·naʻi] R vs. crabbed, bitter, cross, of sour disposition; morose; ill-disposed; opposing. rare.
nainai [nai·nai] v. see nai. To exercise or cherish bad feelings; to be sour or crabbed towards others; to be evilly disposed; to struggle against opposition; to hop.
adj. Sour; crabbed, as one's disposition; contentious; envious.
naʻinaʻi₃ [nai·naʻi] R vi. to shorten, to make short. rare.
nainai [nai·nai] Short; low; pokole, haahaa.
naʻinaʻi₄ [nai·naʻi] R similar to pīnaʻi₁. rare.
naʻinaʻi₅ [nai·naʻi] R n. variety of fish (no data). FIS
naʻinaʻi mimi [nai·nai·mimi] R n. contest in urinating by small boys. lit., urine striving.
naʻinaʻina mimi [nai·naina·mimi] R same as naʻinaʻi mimi.
nainainamimi [nai·nai·na·mi·mi] s. Living in a state of dissatisfaction; a persevering in and cherishing of bad feelings.
adj. Unfriendly; unsocial; displeased with everybody and everything; changeable.
naio₁ R n. pinworm, as in the rectum; white specks in feces; larvae, as of mosquitos; worm in dung or in taro. see pala naio. [Pn(CE) *ŋaio, threadworm, grub]TAR ILL INS
naio [na·i·o] The name of the worm often found in horse dung and in that of other animals; the pin worm.
Small white specks in the fæces.
naio₂ R n. inferior taro left in the field after the crop is removed. TAR
naio₃ R n. the bastard sandal-wood (Myoporum sandwicense), a native tree, with hard, dark yellow-green wood, scented like sandal-wood. Leaves are narrow-oblong, pointed, grouped at branch ends; flowers are small, pink or white; fruit, small, white, round. cf. ʻaʻaka. (Neal 791) [Pn(CE) *ŋaio, a tree (Myoporum sp.)]PLA TRE FLO
naio [na·i·o] s. A species of sandal-wood; the bastard sandal-wood.
naio₄ R n. name of a seaweed. SWD
naio ʻai kae R n. dung-eating pinworm, said contemptuously of slanderers. INS
naioaikae [nai·o·ai·kae] s. The name of a famine in former times. see kaiolekaa.
(Naio, pin worm, ai, to eat, and kae, the anus. lit. That which causes itching in the anus.) A slanderer; a backbiter; a detractor.
naioea [naio·ea] R n. a native variety of taro, with long, blackish leaf stem; blades large, dark-green; grown in uplands, valued for its red poi. also ʻeleʻele and also qualified by the colors ʻeleʻele and ʻulaʻula. (Whitney 48), (HP 25). TAR POI
naio makika R n. mosquito larvae.
naita R var. spelling of naika, knight...
naiu [nai·u] s. Name of a kind of bush or small tree somewhat odoriferous.
naka₁ R nvi. to quiver, quake, tremble, shake, as jello or as with cold or fear; shaky, unsteady, shivering, shaking.
ka naka o nā kulithe shaking of the knees (Kel. 82)
naka [na·ka] v. To tremble; to shake; to be loose.
To be fearful; to be afraid; to tremble, as the joints with fear. Dan. 5:6.
To tremble, as ground not solid. Ier. 4:24. To shake, as a quagmire.
adj. Trembling; shaking; unsteady; shaky, as a quagmire, in distinction from solid ground; full of cracks; not solid.
naka₂ R vi. to crack open, as earth from the heat; cracked and peeling, as the skin of one who has drunk kava to excess. [Pn(CE) *ŋata, ??]KAV
naka [na·ka] To crack; to split; to break open, as the ground sometimes in a drought.
naka₃ R n. a land shell (Thaumatodon nesophila). [Pn(CE) *ŋata, sea-slug, slug etc]ANI
naka₄ R n. a sea creature. [Pn(CE) *ŋata, sea-slug, slug etc]FIS
naka [na·ka] s. Name of a species of fish.
Nā-kā-a-Makaliʻi [nakaamaka·liʻi] R n. Pleiades. lit., the bailers of Makaliʻi. (Kep. 79)STA
Na Kai ʻEwalu The Eight Seas (seas about the Hawaiian Islands, poetic). (EH)
nakaka R redup. of naka₂, crack open...
nakaka [na·ka·ka] v. see naka. To break; to shatter; to shake; to be full of cracks.
adj. Split; shattered; full of cracks; split open, as parched grain. Ier. 14:4. Cracked and scaling off, as the skin of one after drinking awa; inu i ke awa; mahope, mahuna ka ili, nakaka puehuehu, inoino loa.
nakakaka [naka·kaka] R redup. of naka₂, crack open...
nakakaka [na·ka·ka·ka] v. Frequentative and intensive of naka. To be trembling; to be shaking; to be full of broken places or cracks; to be unsound.
naka kāniʻo [naka·ka·niʻo] R n. a land shell (Nesophila thaanumi). lit., streaked naka.
naka kua mauna R n. a land shell (Nesophila thaanumi, N. nesodonta). lit., mountain-ridge naka.
naka kua poʻi R same as ʻopihi kapuaʻi lio.
Nakalike, Nazarite [naka·like] R n. Nazarite. (Bib.). Eng.
nakanaka [naka·naka] R redup. of naka₁, naka₂.
Nā-kao R n. belt and sword in the constellation of Orion. lit., the darts. STA
naka ʻōniʻoniʻo [naka·o·nio·niʻo] R n. a marine mollusk (Pleurobranchus). lit., mottled naka. FIS
nakapa, natapa R n. stacte. stacte. Heb. nataph. (Puk. 30.34)
Na-ka-uilani-ʻelua [nakaui·lani-ʻelua] R n. star name (no data). (Kuhelani)STA
Nakawila, Nasavila R n. Nashville. G
nake R n. name of a fish (no data). (KL. line 142) FIS
nākea [na·kea] R n. endemic fresh-water fish (Awaous [Chonophorous] stamineus) of the ʻoʻopu or goby family, favorite for eating, sometimes 30 cm long. Also nāwao, nōkea. cf. ʻoʻopu kumu iki, ʻoʻopu lehe. FIS
nakeke₁ R nvi. rattling, as of a window; rustling, as of paper. [PPn *ŋatete, shake, tremble, be mobile: *gate(e)te(e)]
hoʻonakeketo make a rattling or rustling noise
ʻO wai kēlā e hoʻonakeke maila i nā pā?Who is that rattling the dishes?
nakeke vs. crunchy, as fresh potato chips. Niʻihau. also nakekeke, kakani. see kamumu.
nakeke [na·ke·ke] v. To move back and forth; to make an indistinct sound.
To rattle; to rustle, as paper in the wind, or as new kapa.
To shake to and fro. Iob. 39:23.
adj. Humming; rustling; moving.
nakeke₂ R n. a brown seaweed (Hydroclathrus clathratus), resembling pūhā and closely related to it, but the surface pierced with holes of different sizes; not eaten. SWD
nakekeke [nake·keke] R redup. of nakeke₁, rattling...
he pili nakekekea loose or uncertain relationship
nakekeke [nake·keke] vs. crunchy, as an apple. also nakeke, kakani. [redup. of nakeke.]. see kamumu.
nakele R S nvs. soft, boggy, slippery, yielding, sinking in; a shallow boggy area. VOL
nakele ʻāfresh lava soft and not yet cold
nakele [na·ke·le] v. see kele. To be slippery; to be soft; to sink in, as one in a soft boggy place.
s. A soft boggy place, where the earth is not solid or hard.
adj. Soft; slippery, as ground where one would be apt to slide.
nākelekele [na·kele·kele] R S redup. of nakele.
Nā Kelikoli ʻĀkau Komohana [na·keli·koli·a·kau·komo·hana] R n. Northwestern Territories. [+]ADD G
naki R same as nākiʻi, to tie... PNP *nati.
naki [na·ki] v. To tie; to tie up; to fasten, as a horse. 2 Nal. 7:10.
nāki n. tribe of people, outside of Hawaiʻi. . see hapū, ʻalaea. Māori ngāti..
He hoʻokahi ka lāhui Māori o Aotearoa, akā, hoʻomāhelehele ʻia ka poʻe ma nā nāki like ʻole.The Māori race of New Zealand are one race, but they are distinguished by various tribes.
nākiʻi [na·kiʻi] R vt. to tie. . cf. nīkiʻi. [Pn(NP) *nati, draw tight, tie]
nākiʻi ā paʻatie securely, tighten
nakii [na·kii] v. To tie; to tie up; to fasten, as a horse. 2 Nal. 7:10.
To bind fast; to tie round.
To tie a knot; to bind, as a criminal.
To confine one, as if bound.
nākiʻi ā paʻa tighten. (EH)
nākiʻikiʻi [na·kii·kiʻi] R redup. of nākiʻi, to tie...
Nākiʻikiʻi [na·kii·kiʻi] n. Zuben Elschamali, a star. [ mān: ha]. STA
nakiikii [na·kii·kii] v. see naki. To bind; to tie up; to gird; to tie on. Puk. 29:9. To bind, as the hands. 2 Sam. 3:34.
nakiki [na·ki·ki] v. see naki. To bind; to tie up; to gird; to tie on. Puk. 29:9. To bind, as the hands. 2 Sam. 3:34.
nakili R vi. to glimmer through, as light through a small opening; to begin to open, as eyes of a young animal; to twinkle. . also mikili. rare.
nakili [na·ki·li] v. To open a little; to let in a little light, as into the eyes, or to open the eyes a little.
To see a little.
nākilikili [na·kili·kili] R redup. of nakili.
nakilinaka [nakili·naka] n. tundra. Inuit natirnaq..
nakinaki₁ [naki·naki] R redup. of naki, to tie... (Hal. 105.22)
nakinaki [na·ki·na·ki] v. see naki. To bind often; to bind fast. Hal. 105:22.
nakinaki₂ [naki·naki] R n. difficult breathing, as during an asthma attack. ILL
nakinaki [na·ki·na·ki] To swell out; to make large; to swell, as the belly.
s. A person sick in the chest and feels as though he was bound; one filled to surfeiting with food.
Nakiwile R n. Nashville. G
Nā-kōkō-a-Makaliʻi [nako·koamaka·liʻi] R n. probably Pleiades. lit., the nets of Makaliʻi. (HM 368) STA NET
nakokolo [nako·kolo] R similar to nākolokolo. (For. 6:450)
nākolo₁ [na·kolo] R nvi. rumbling, roaring, as of surf or thunder; reverberating. . see ex. ʻuʻina. [Pn(NP) *ŋatolo, a repetitive sound (e.g. rattle, of surf)]
Ua haʻalulu kuʻu manawa, ua nei nākolo i ke aloha.My heart trembles, reverberating sighs of love. (Laie 521)
nakolo [na·ko·lo] To make a noise in falling. as rain upon dry leaves.
To move; to make a rustling sound.
To make the noise of many feet running.
To squeak like the soles of new shoes.
adv. In a running, rushing manner; ua nei nakolo i ke aloha, my heart is moved deeply with love. Laieik. 142.
nākolo₂ [na·kolo] R redup. of kolo, to crawl (perhaps nakolo). (For. 6:450)
nakolo [na·ko·lo] v. see kolo. To run; to flow, as a liquid; to spread out, as ink upon unsized paper.
nākolokolo [na·kolo·kolo] R redup. of nākolo₁, rumbling, nākolo₂, crawl...
nakolokolo [na·ko·lo·ko·lo] v. see nakolo and kolo. To run, as many running together; to move along, as in a rush.
To creak, as the sound of friction.
naku₁ R vi. to root, wallow, as a hog; to tread, trample, push, as through mud or grass; to struggle; to roil, as water; to delve, search. see ʻakaʻakai and ex., oi₂. also haunaku. [(FJ) PPn *natu, knead, mix with water]PLA ANI
naku [na·ku] v. To root, as a hog; to throw up ground in heaps or ridges.
To tread upon; to trample down; to destroy.
To seek; to hunt after; to search for; to look or inquire for; oi imi, oi naku, oi noke, oi huli wale a! aole he loaa.
To follow; to pursue; e naku aku ia ia a loaa.
To shake; to be in a tremor, as one dying; naku iho la a make.
A rooting; a throwing up dirt in ridges or hills.
A destroying; an overturning.
A pursuit after a thing; aia no i kau naku ia ia a loaa; no ka imi, ame ka naku, ame ka huli, ame ka noii ana; a search; a pursuit after.
Ami Nuuanu i ka wa waahila,.
Lea ole no ia Lalanihuli,.
Huli ka makani,.
Naku i ke oho o ke kawelu.
naku₂ R same as nānaku, a bulrush. [Pn(EP) *ŋatu, bulrush (Scirpus sp.): *ga(a)tu]PLA
naku [na·ku] s. Takes both ka and ke for articles. A rush. Isa. 9:13. The rush of which mats are made, akaakai.
naku₃ R n. a kind of red-skinned onion. FOO PLA
hoʻonākūto suffer gas pains
Hoʻonākū nā mauna, kaʻahē nā mokupuni.The mountains are in distress, the islands gasp for breath. (birth chant for Ka-mamalu)
nakue R active, diligent. (And.)
nakue [na·ku·e] adj. Diligent in business; active; not slothful or lazy.
nakuʻe₁ R nvi. elbowing; to elbow; piston-like motion. . cf. kuʻe, to elbow.
nakuʻe₂ R var. of nākuʻi, rumble, roar...
nākuʻi [na·kuʻi] R nvi. to rumble, roar, thump; rumbling; beating, as the heart; thrilled (perhaps naku₁ + -ʻi, transitivizer). (Gram. 6.6.4)
ka nākuʻi o ka pū kuni ahithe roar of the cannon
nakui [na·ku·i] adj. Joyful; cheerful; full of hope; diligent; active; mama ka manao. see nakue.
nakulehu [naku·lehu] R n. a variety of white sweet potato. SWP
-nakuli R rare.
hoʻonakuliapathetic; lack of interest
naku liʻi groveler. (EH)
nakulu R nvi. dripping, as water; patter, clatter, rattle, echo; rumbling, as the stomach; grumbling; vibrating, as thunder; to spread or circulate, as rumor.
Ke hoʻonakulu nei i kuʻu manawa; no kuʻu ipo paha kēia wela.Causing my heart to pitter-patter; perhaps this warmth is from my lover. (Laie 487)
Ua nakulu akula kēia lohe i ke alo aliʻi.This report reached the presence of the chief. (Laie 599)
nakulu [na·ku·lu] v. see kulu, to drop, as water. To drop as water drops, that is, to make the noise of falling drops of water.
To make a rattling noise; to crackle, as the sharp sound of thunder; heaha keia e nakulu nei?.
To shake; to run along, as a sound; to run, as a report or story of a scandal. Laieik. 199. To be in a tremor; used adverbially, e nei nakulu ana ia nei.
nakuluʻai R vs. praiseworthy, upright. rare.
nakuluai [na·ku·lu·ai] adj. Perfect; good; upright; praiseworthy.
nākulukulu [na·kulu·kulu] R redup. of nakulu, dripping, rumbling...
nakulukulu [na·ku·lu·ku·lu] v. see nakulu and kulu. To shake; to make a rustling noise.
To move along; to make an indistinct sound.
To patter, as drops of rain; to drop, as rain; to rain fast. Lunk. 5:4.
Hoo. To cause to drop down, as rain; to pour down. Isa. 45:8.
adj. Trembling; moving; emitting a sound; pattering, as falling drops of rain.
nakunaku [naku·naku] R redup. of naku₁.
nala₁ R var. of ulana, to plait. [PPn *laŋa, plait (as a mat, basket): *la(la)ga]
nala₂ R n. a kind of fish (no data). (KL. line 143) FIS
nala₃ R n. a measurement of 6 cm. Eng. (nail).
Nā Lāhui Huipū R n. United Nations. G
nalala n. dinosaur. PPN *ngarara. . ANI
Nā-lālani-a-pili-lua [nala·lani-a-pili-lua] R n. name of a constellation. lit., the lines of the clinging ones. STA
nale₁ R vs. clear, bright. . cf. kōnane, kōnale. PCP *ngale.
nale₂ R not fast; movable; independent. (And.)
nale [na·le] adj. Movable; unbound; not fast.
nalea n. trick, as a dog's. [sh. nanea + maʻalea.]. cf. kēpuka, pāhaʻohuna. ANI
naleko, naredo R n. nard nard (RSV), spikenard (KJV). Gr. nardos. (Mele 4:13)
nalenale [nale·nale] R redup. of nale₁, clear, nale₂, movable...
nalenale [na·le·na·le] adj. see nale. Free to move; unbound; separate from.
s. A separation from something else; not sustained by anything else; without obstruction.
nali R vt. to nibble, gnaw. [PPn *ŋali, nibble, gnaw]
nali [na·li] v. To bite; to nibble; to chank; to seize suddently.
adj. Nibbling; biting; biting off piecemeal.
nalilikoʻi [nalili·koʻi] R n. a variety of taro. (HP 33)TAR
nalinali [nali·nali] R redup. of nali, nibble, gnaw...
nalinali [na·li·na·li] v. see nali. To bite often; to seize upon.
nalinali [na·li·na·li] Hoo. To be or to act the chief; to enjoy the privileges and honors of a chief. see aialii.
adj. Bright; shining; royal, as a chief.
nalo₁ R vs. lost, vanished, concealed, hidden, forgotten, missing; to lose, pass away, disappear (a loaʻa-type word, see pōnalo₂; see ex., ʻikena). (Gram. 4.4) [(OC) PPn *ŋalo, out of sight, disappeared, forgotten, ? lost]
ʻAʻole au e nalo iāʻoe.You will not fail to recognize me.
hoʻonaloto cause to be lost; to conceal, secrete, put out of sight
Nalo ka umu.The oven is covered. (FS 133)
nalo [na·lo] v. To be lost; to vanish. Luk. 24:31. To be concealed from one; aka, aole ia i nalo ia Papa, but he was not concealed from Papa.
To recede; to pass away; nalo e, to be missing. 2 Sam. 2:30. To disappear; to vanish in a distance; a nalo aku la ke kia o kona moku, o ka nalo pu ana aku no ia, and when the mast of his ship disappeared, he (Liholiho) vanished together with it.
To lie hidden; to lie concealed; to hide; to evade; to elude the sight of; e hiki no ia Iehova ke ike, aole no e nalo kona mau maka; to be done in secret. Mat. 6:4.
To pass away; to leave, as a disease; aole i nalo keia mai ia ia a hiki aku i ka make, this sickness did not leave him until he died.
Hoo. To hide one's self. Ioan. 12:36. To cause to disappear.
adj. Lost; obliterated; hidden; forgotten; vanished; passed away.
nalo₂ R n. the common housefly and other two-winged insects. . see pōnalo₁. [(MP) PPn *laŋo, fly (insect) (met)]INS
nalo [na·lo] s. The common house fly.
Any insect with wings; he mau mea eheu e lele ana.
nalo ʻaki, naloʻaki R n. small stinging fly, as the stable fly (Stomoxys calcitrans) and horn fly (Haematobia irritans); gnat, hornet. INS
nalohia [nalo·hia] R pas/imp. of nalo₁. . see ex. kīheʻaheʻa. PEP *ngalo(f,s)ia.
nalo hope ʻeha, nalo hopeʻeha R n. hornet (Puk. 23.28) and other Hymenoptera. lit., fly with stinging posterior. INS
nalohopeeha [na·lo·ho·pe·e·ha] s. Nalo, fly, hope, tail, sting, eha, to hurt. Epithet of a hornet. Puk. 23:28.
nalo keleawe [nalo·kele·awe] R n. a fly, perhaps the hover fly (Syrphidae). lit., brass fly. INS
nalo lawe lepo R n. mud wasp, as Sceliphron caementarium. lit., dirt-toting fly. INS
nalo loa R vs. lost forever, forever.
nalo meli R n. honey bee (Apis mellifera). lit., honey fly. (Kanl. 1.44) INS
nalomeli [na·lo·me·li] s. Nalo, fly, and meli (Gr.), honey. The honey bee. Kanl. 1:44.
nalo meli mōʻi wahine R n. queen bee. INS
nalo meli noho hale R n. drone bee. lit., house-staying honey bee. INS
nalo meli paʻahana [nalo·meli·paa·hana] R n. worker bee. lit., industrious honey bee. INS
nalo nahu R n. stinging fly. lit., biting fly. INS
nalonahu [na·lo·na·hu] s. Nalo, fly, and nahu, to bite or sting. A stinging fly. Puk. 8:17.
nalonalo [nalo·nalo] R redup. of nalo₁, lost, vanished... PPN *ngalongalo.
hoʻonalonalohidden; to cause to disappear, camouflage. cf. manaʻo hoʻonalonalo, ʻōlelo hoʻonalonalo
kuhikuhi hoʻonalonaloto speak in an enigmatic way or with hidden meaning so that only the confidant understands
nalonalo [na·lo·na·lo] v. Frequentative of nalo. To hide; to conceal. Hoo. To disguise or conceal one's real person. 1 Nal. 20:38.
nalo paka R n. tick (Hippoboscidae); ensign fly (Evaniidae). lit., lean fly. INS
nalopaka [na·lo·pa·ka] s. Nalo, fly, and paka, the sharp thorn in the tail of the fish kala. The sting of a fly, i. e., the wasp.
nalopeʻe [nalo·peʻe] vs. camouflaged. [comb. nalo + peʻe.]. see hoʻonalopeʻe.
nalo pilau R n. bluebottle fly (Calliphoridae). lit., stink fly. INS
nalo ʻuiʻuiki [nalo·ui·ʻuiki] n. firefly. lit., glimmering fly. INS
nalowale [nalo·wale] R vs. lost, gone, forgotten, vanished, missing, hidden, extinct, disappeared (especially if unaccountably so); infinite ; to lose. (Gram. 10.3)
nalowale [na·lo·wa·le] v. Nalo, to vanish, and wale, entirely. To be lost sight of; to be forgotten. Kanl. 4:8.
To forget; to hide; to secrete.
Hoo. To put one's self out of sight; to conceal one's self.
adj. Lost; out of sight; out of memory. 1 Sam. 9:20. Concealed. NOTE.—Nalowale has been supposed to be one of the highest of a series of numbers; as, kauna, kanaha, lau, mano, kini, lehu, nalowale; but nalowale only signifies that the person can go no further—that his mind fails to comprehend any higher or further combination of numbers, and by nalowale the person means, it is lost, vanished, he knows no more.
nalowale loa [nalo·wale·loa] vs. extinct. ʻane nalowale loa. endangered. also halapohe, make loa.
nalo wiʻu n. midge fly. lit., fly (whose bite) smarts with pain. INS
nalu R vt. to reflect, ponder or think about. [+]ADD
Pau kāna hana, ua nalu ʻo Kimo i ka hopena a me ka waiwai i loaʻa mai iā ia.When his work was finished, Kimo reflected upon the results and what he got out of it.
nalu₁ R nvi. wave, surf; full of waves; to form waves; wavy, as wood grain. [(AN) PPn *ŋalu, wave (of sea)]
hoʻonaluto form waves
Ke nalu nei ka moana.The ocean is full of waves.
nalu n. wave, as surf near the land. cf. ʻale. poʻina nalu. where a wave breaks; surf break (preceded by ke). see hokua, honua, kiʻekiʻena, kōā.
nalu [na·lu] s. The surf as it rolls in upon the beach; a sea; a wave; a billow.
adj. Roaring; surging; rolling in, as the surf of the sea.
nalu₂ R vt. to ponder, meditate, reflect, mull over, speculate. cf. (Eset. 6.6) . PPN *na(a)nunga.
Nalu wale ihola nō ʻo Keawenui-a-ʻUmi i ka hope o kēia keikiKeawenui-a-ʻUmi pondered about the fate of this child (For. 4:261)
nalu [na·lu] v. To be in doubt or suspense; to suspend one's judgment.
To wonder at; not to comprehend speech or language.
To speak secretly, or to speak to one's self; to think within one's self. Eset. 6:6.
To talk or confer together concerning a thing.
To think; to search after any truth or fact.
nalu₃ R n. amnion, amniotic fluid. [Pn(EC) *nalu, ??]BOD
nalu [na·lu] The slimy liquid on the face of a new born infant; o ka wai ma ka maka o ke keiki i hanauia ana.
naluā, naluwā [nalu·ā] R vt. to nourish resentment, sulk.
nalu ʻaiō waves that rise and fall without breaking. (EH)
naluea [nalu·ea] R n. nausea. . cf. poluea.
nalu haʻi breaking wave. (EH)
nalu haʻi lala R S n. wave that breaks diagonally.
nalu hoʻokaumaha [nalu·hoo·kau·maha] R vt. to ponder sadly, brood.
nalukai [nalu·kai] R vs. weatherworn, as old canoes or persons who have weathered the storms of life. lit., ocean wave. CAN
Nalukākala [nalu·ka·kala] n. Kingman Reef. lit., surf that arrives in combers.
nalu kua loloa R n. long wave.
naluli R vi. shaky, unsteady, swaying (less common than luli).
naluli [na·lu·li] v. see luli. To shake; to move; to vibrate.
adj. Shaking; unsteady; not easily accomplished.
naluliluli [naluli·luli] R redup. of naluli.
naluliluli [na·lu·li·lu·li] v. see luli. To shake often. Hoo. To cause a shaking; to move violently back and forth.
nalulu R nvi. dull headache; dull pain in the stomach, queasy; to have such pains. [Pn(NP) *ŋaalulu, headache, nausea]ILL
hoʻonaluluto cause a pain in head or stomach
Hoʻonalulu hoʻi keiki.The children give [me] a headache.
nalulu ka ʻōpūuneasy stomach
nalulu [na·lu·lu] s. A severe sharp pain in the head; the headache; he poohuai.
adj. Painful; sad; heavy hearted.
nalulu ka ʻōpū stomach disorder, uneasy stomach. (EH)
nalu miki R n. receding wave.
nalu mua premeditate. (EH)
nalu muku R n. broken section of wave.
nalunalu [nalu·nalu] R vs. rough, of a sea with high waves; to form high waves. PPN *ngalungalu.
nalunalu [na·lu·na·lu] adj. see nalu, surf. Roaring, as a high surf; appearing rough, as a high surf or high sea.
nalu pū kī R n. wave that shoots high.
naluwā [nalu·wā] R var. spelling of naluā.
Nā-māhoe [nama·hoe] R n. Castor and Pollux, Gemini. lit., the twins. also Māhana. STA
namauahi [namau·ahi] R vs. thinly scattered, few, of sparse growth.
Namauahi nā maile o kēia wahi.The maile vines of this place are sparse.
namauahi [na·mau·a·hi] adj. Few.
Namibia [nami·bia] n. Namibia; Namibian. Eng. G
Nā Moana Wai R n. The Great Lakes. [+]ADD G
namu₁ R nvt. unintelligible muttering, gibberish; any foreign language, especially English; to speak gibberish or a foreign language, to mumble. PNP *nanu.
He aha ka namu?What's the foreign term [What's the price]?
hoʻonamuto pretend to speak in a foreign language, to mutter, mumble, speak gibberish
ka mea namu liʻiliʻithose that mutter (Isa. 8.19)
namu [na·mu] v. To speak rapidly; to speak unintelligibly; hence,.
s. A person of a foreign or different language; a foreigner.
Unintelligible talk, or unmeaning talk; he namu ka olelo, the speech was unintelligible.
A rapid motion of the jaws.
adj. Unmeaning, as language; unintelligible from the ignorance of the hearer, or awkwardness of the speaker; me na lehelehe namu e olelo ai, to speak with stammering lips; i na mea namunamu, ame na mea ninau kupapau, ame na kupua. Isa. 19:3. A charmer.
namu₂ R vt. to nibble; to chew with closed mouth. [Pn(EC) *namu, chew, nibble, taste]VOL
Ua namu ā pāhoehoe ʻia.Nibbled at and changed to pāhoehoe lava.
namu₃ R n. name of a fish. (no data). FIS
Nāmū [na·mū] R n. legendary little people. lit., the silent ones. cf. Nāwā, the noisy ones.
nāmua [na·mua] n. preview. nāmua paʻi. print preview, as in a computer program. [sh. nānā + mua.]. see nānaina. CMP
namu haole English. (EH)
namunamu [namu·namu] R redup. of namu₁, namu₂; to grumble, complain, mumble, babble.
namunamu [na·mu·na·mu] v. To speak rapidly; to speak unintelligibly; hence,.
To speak a foreign language imperfectly.
To speak a foreign language in the presence of one who does not understand it.
To mock one by imitating his manner of speaking; to speak in the manner of another.
adj. Unmeaning, as language; unintelligible from the ignorance of the hearer, or awkwardness of the speaker; me na lehelehe namu e olelo ai, to speak with stammering lips; i na mea namunamu, ame na mea ninau kupapau, ame na kupua. Isa. 19:3. A charmer.
namunamu [na·mu·na·mu] To nibble, as a fish at the bait.
namu paʻi ʻai, namu paʻi kalo R n. pidgin English. lit., hard-poi gibberish, hard-taro gibberish. TAR
namu paʻi kalo R var. spelling of namu paʻi ʻai, pidgin English...
nana [na·na] Nana, erroneously for lana, to float. see lana.
nana₁ R var. of ulana₁.
e nana moena anaplaiting mats
nana₂ R short for ʻīnana, a plant... . cf. kīnana, pūnana. PPN *langa.
Nana₃ R n. name of a star (no data). STA
Nana₄ R n. name of a month. . see ex. ʻeʻelekū.
Nana [na·na] s. Name of a Hawaiian month answering to the month of March.
nana₅ R n. a variety of taro. TAR
nana₆ R similar to manana; to spread.
nana₇ R n. a variety of fish (no data). (KL. line 141) FIS
nanā R vs. snarling; to strut or provoke, as one looking for a fight, as a threatening boaster, or stiff-legged dogs ready to pounce on each other; sexually excited, of males; to stretch, as muscles. [Pn(NP) *nana, aggressive]
hoʻonanāaggressive, looking for a fight, threatening; to antagonize
ihu nanāsnarling nose; fig., quarrelsome, aggressive
nana [na·na] To bark; to growl; to snarl.
s. A snarling, growling disposition; a finding fault with one.
nāna R n.-poss. for him, her, it; by him, her, it; belonging to him, her, it, whose (cf. nona, a-form, ). (Gram. 9. 11) PCP *naana.
nānā₁ [na·nā] R vt. to look at, observe, see, notice, inspect; to care for, pay attention to, take care of. . cf. kūnānā, nānā ʻole. [Pn(CE) *naa-naa, look at]
he keiki nānā mākuaa son who cares for his parents
Hiamoe wale ke kāne, nānā wale ka wahine.The husband just sleeps, the wife looks about but has nothing.
Hoʻo-kūkū hoʻonānā, nānā kō maka i ka mahina.Stand about, look, let your eyes see the moon. (children's game chant)
hoʻonānāto cause to look, show
Mai nānā i kāna ʻōlelo.Don't pay any attention to what he says.
maikaʻi ke nānā akugoodlooking
Nānā aʻela ia ma nā kiʻi maka nunui, koe nō nā kiʻi maka liʻiliʻi.He caters to the important people, and leaves out the ordinary folk.
nānā i nā puketo audit accounts
Nānā ma ka ʻākau.Dress right [military command].
nana [na·na] v. To look at an object when it is in sight; to see; to view attentively. 1 Sam. 1:12. To examine carefully; e nana hoi! look! see! behold! E nana i ka maka, to respect persons in judgment. Kanl. 1:17. He mea nanaia mai, a gazing-stock. Heb. 10:33. Hoo. To cause one to look.
particle. Erroneously written for nane; as, i nane, let me see it.
nānā₂ [na·nā] R nvi. quiet restful. . cf. nā₁, calmed. PPN *ngaangaa. HUL
hula hoʻonānāa hula for amusement (UL 224)
Kau i ka nānā ka moe.Sleep in peace. (For. 6:396)
nana [na·na] v. see na. To quiet; to console; to be quieted or consoled, as a child.
Hoo. To comfort or sympathize with one. Kin. 37:35.
To comfort, as a mourner.
nānā₃ [na·nā] R n. goat. . cf. kao₅. ANI
nanaʻa R var. of naʻanaʻa.
nānā ā loaʻa ke ʻano o ka maʻi diagnose (of sickness). (EH)
nānā ao [na·na·ao] R n.v. cloud interpreter, one who observes the clouds; to observe omens in the clouds; seer, forecaster. WIN
ʻAʻole hoʻi e nānā aonor practice witchcraft (RSV), nor observe times (KJV). (Oihk. 19.26)
nanaao [na·na·ao] v. Nana, to look, and ao, clouds. To look at the clouds and observe times, &c. Oihk. 19:26.
nanaau [nana·au] R var. of lanaau, to float or drift with the current, ramble...
nanaau [na·na·au] v. Nana for lana, and au, current. see lanaau. To roll away; to flow over; to miss the way; to go irregularly; to swim in the current.
adj. Nana for lana, and au, current. Rolling; floating, as in a current; floating irregularly, as on the surface of an overflowing stream.
nanae₁ R redup. of nae₁, shortness of breath... ILL
nanae₂ R vs. potbellied, fat. rare. BOD
nanae [na·nae] s. A person whose breast is greatly swelled out and stomach equally depressed.
nanaʻe R n. small piece of land. rare.
nanahā [nana·hā] R redup. of nahā, cracked...
nanaha [na·na·ha] v. see naha. To strain; to crack; to break.
nanahe₁ R same as nahenahe, soft, sweet...
nanahe₂ R weak, as from not eating; thin, as silk. BOD
nanahe [na·na·he] adj. Empty, as the bowels from fasting or sickness. see nahenahe.
nanahea [nana·hea] R vs. animated, as birds; lively. . cf. ʻīnana. rare. BIR
nanahili [nana·hili] R redup. of nāhili.
nanaho R redup. of naho, hollow...
nanaho [na·na·ho] adj. Deep; deep down. see nahonaho and naho.
nānāhonua [na·na·honua] R n. a tropical American shrub (Brugmansia candida), known as the angel's trumpet; it bears white, trumpet-shaped, pendent flowers to about 25 cm long. Though flowers and leaves are poisonous to eat, the plant is grown for its high ornamental value. lit., earth-gazing. cf. lāʻau hānō. (Neal 748–9)PLA FLO
Nānā Hope [na·na·hope] R n. Pollux. . cf. Māhana, Nānā Mua. STA
nanahu R redup. of nahu, bite, pain...
nanahu [na·na·hu] v. see nahu. To bite, as a dog; to tear; to seize; to grasp tightly.
s. see nahu, a biting; a burning. Hence,.
The colic; any sudden sharp internal pain.
nanahū [nana·hū] R vs. bent out of shape, crooked, as a stick.
nānahu₁ [na·nahu] R var. of lānahu, charcoal, coal... [Pn(MQ) *raaŋahu, charcoal]
hoʻonānahuto turn into charcoal, as burnt wood
nānahu pikimanacoal; lit., bituminous (Eng.) charcoal
nānahu [na·nahu] n. charcoal. . cf. lānahu.
nanahu [na·na·hu] A coal, especially nanahu ahi, a live coal; charcoal. Sol. 6:28. Sometimes written lanahu, as l and n are often interchangeable.
nānahu₂ [na·nahu] R n. a native variety of sugar cane, the red mutant of ʻakilolo ʻulaʻula. (HP 220)SUG
nanahua₁ [nana·hua] R same as nanahu; ill-feeling, bitterness.
nanahua₂ [nana·hua] R n. a post temporarily set up in the back of the mana house in the heiau enclosure; later a haku ʻōhiʻa image was installed in this place (Malo 166); name of the two posts at the entrance of a temple to which the ʻaha (taboo cord) was fastened. HOU
nanahuki [nana·huki] R vs. to pull away from; contrary, disdainful (perhaps from nanā, surly, and huki, pull).
nanahuki [na·na·hu·ki] v. To compel; to urge; to drive; to go crookedly; to move here and there as without object.
nanai [na·nai] To love greatly; to love exceedingly; aole okana mai ka nui o ke aloha.
Aloha hoi kau ka nanai,.
Aloha wale kuu uhane kinowailua,.
E ka maua e nonoho nei,.
Aole au i ike oia kekahi,.
Ua ka ilaila e kokohe ai.
nanai₁ R vs. difficult to climb, as a cliff; stiff-backed; to walk with stiff back; to strut, act the dandy; to lean back stiffly or haughtily; stiff-backed; humped over as a result of stiffness. . also lanai. ILL
nanai [na·nai] s. A disease in the back like the hanunu; a stooping; a bending.
The person having such a disease. see mele a Niauliu.
nanai₂ R swift. (AP)
nanai [na·nai] v. To go lightly; to go carefully; to sail lightly and carefully.
nanaʻi R vi. to spread, as a topped tree. rare. TRE
nānai₁ [na·nai] R same as pānānai, shallow.
nānai₂ [na·nai] R vi. empty, as a taro patch. rare. TAR
nanai [na·nai] adj. Empty; void; stripped, as a kalo patch when all the food is taken away; he loi nanai, a kalo patch all pulled.
nānai₃ [na·nai] R vi. taking an uneven course, as a canoe in a rough sea, or a kite. rare. CAN
Nānaʻi [na·naʻi] R var. of Lā-naʻi, island name. (For. 6:493)
nanaiea [nanai·ea] R vs. weak, feeble, frail.
nāna iho for himself, by itself. (EH)
nānā i ka hema military command. left, dress. (EH)
nānā i ka pana to take the pulse. (EH)
nānā i loko o ke kino X-ray. X-ray. (EH)
nānaina [na·naina] R n. general appearance, view, aspect, panorama, sight, scenery, scene.
nānaina [na·naina] n. view, as in a computer program; scene or scenery, as for a stage production. nānaina ululāʻau. forest scene. see nāmua.
nanaka R redup. of naka₁, naka₂; marked in sections, as a turtle's back or breadfruit skin.
nanaka [na·na·ka] v. see naka. To be dry; to be parched, as land.
To be cracked; to be full of chinks; to be cracked, as the walls of an adobie house; ke nanaka nei ka hale, mamuli paha hina, the house is now cracked, soon perhaps it will fall.
To separate, as the parts of a material substance.
s. A crack; a crevice; a defect.
adj. Cracked; split; rent.
nanakea [nana·kea] R vs. pale, wan. (FS 199)
nanakea [na·na·ke·a] v. To be weak in body; to be pale; to be thin, as a sickly person; to be feeble in appearance. see lanakea.
adj. Thin in flesh; weak; pale, as a sickly person.
nānā keʻe [na·na·keʻe] R . see keʻe.
nanaki R redup. of naki, to tie...
nanaki [na·na·ki] v. To tie; to bind. see naki and nakii.
nānā kihi look out of the corners of the eyes. (EH)
nānā kokoe [na·na·kokoe] R . see kokoe.
nānaku [na·naku] R same as ʻakaʻakai, great bulrush (Scirpus validus). (Neal 88–9) [Pn(EP) *ŋatu, bulrush (Scirpus sp.): *ga(a)tu]PLA
nanaku [na·na·ku] s. Name of a species of rush.
nanakuka, nanasuka [nana·kuka] R n. nainsook. [a fine, soft-finished, cotton fabric]. Eng.
nānākuli [na·na·kuli] R vi. to look at but not respond when spoken to; to see but pay no attention, ignore. For the Oʻahu place of this name, see Nanakuli.
nanala R redup. of nala, to plait. [PPn *laŋa, plait (as a mat, basket): *la(la)ga]
nānālā [na·na·lā] R n. sunflower (Helianthus annuus). lit., sun-gazer. also pua nānā lā. (Neal 840)PLA FLO
nanali R redup. of nali, nibble, gnaw...
To seize upon with vigor. see nalinali.
s. A seizing; a making an effort or struggle to accomplish something difficult, as rowing against the wind, climbing a precipice, &c.
nanali [na·na·li] To eat or chew something hard.
nanali [na·na·li] v. see nali. To make a strong muscular effort, as in pulling up a bush, climbing a steep hill, or rowing hard against the wind.
nānālia [na·na·lia] R pas/imp. of nānā.
nānā maka [na·na·maka] R vt. to look at without helping; indifference to one in trouble; heartless.
Ua nānā maka ʻoia i kona makuahine.He was indifferent to his mother.
nānā maluna aʻe overlook₁. overlook₁. (EH)
nānā me ka hoihoi ʻole to look at with disfavor. (EH)
nanamu R redup. of namu; to grumble.
nanamu [na·na·mu] v. see namu. To reproach with vile terms; to speak against one, finding fault with him.
To cast one off as worthless; to treat with contempt.
Nānā Mua [na·na·mua] R n. the star Castor. cf. Māhana, Nānā Hope. According to some, both were the names of a single star. lit., look forward. STA
nanana₁ R vi. to flutter, as wings. . cf. nana₂. BIR
Hoʻonanana ka manu e lele.The bird flutters its wings to fly.
nanana₂ R redup. of nana, to plait. PPN *lalanga.
nanana₃ R same as nananana₁, spider. INS
nanana . see nananana, spider... INS
nanana [na·na·na] s. see lanalana. The long legged spider; he olelo no ke akamai o ka nanana i ka hana upena ana, a description of the skill of the spider in making her web.
nanana₄ R n. swelling, as in dropsy. rare. ILL
nanana [na·na·na] v. To swell up, as the abdomen; to grow large, as in the dropsy or other diseases.
nananai [nana·nai] R redup. of nanai₁.
nananaia [na·na·na·ia] v. To lie as a sick person turning on his bed.
To walk proudly; to strut.
nananaiea [nana·nai·ea] R redup. of nanaiea, weak, feeble...
nananakea [nanana·kea] R redup. of nanakea, pale, wan...
nananakea [na·na·na·ke·a] adj. see nanakea and lanakea. Weakly; pale; thin in flesh.
nananana [nana·nana] R n. general name for spiders, but particularly spiders that make webs. cf. peʻepeʻe. see tutuatiʻi.[+]ADD INS
nananana [na·na·na·na] A picture; an image.
nananana₁ [nana·nana] R n. spider (Araneida); today this is the house spider, formerly the outdoors spider. cf. peʻepeʻemakawalu. INS
nananana [nana·nana] n. spider. also nanana. see kalanakula, and entries below. INS
nananana [na·na·na·na] s. see lanalana. A species of spider. see punanana.
A spider's web.
nananana₂ [nana·nana] R var. of lanalana₁, floating
nananana [na·na·na·na] v. see lanalana, to float. To walk about; to exercise by walking.
nananana₃ [nana·nana] R var. of lanalana₂, lashings...
nananana [na·na·na·na] The rope that fastens the ama and the ako of a canoe together. see lanalana.
nananana hese ʻeleʻele [nana·nana·hese·ele·ʻele] n. black widow, a spider. lit., black witch spider. also nanana hese ʻeleʻele. INS
nanananaiea [nanana·nai·ea] R same as nananaiea, weak, feeble...
nanananaiea [na·na·na·na·i·ea] v. To have a film (spider's web) over the eyes; to see very indistinctly.
nananana makakiʻi [nana·nana·maka·kiʻi] n. happy face spider. lit., mask spider. also nanana makakiʻi. INS
nananana maka ʻole [nana·nana·maka·ʻole] n. no-eyed big-eyed hunting spider, from Kauaʻi. lit., no-eyed spider. also nanana maka ʻole. INS
nananapa [nana·napa] R rare redup. of napa₁, uneven, napa₂, flexible, napa₃, delay...
nananapa [na·na·na·pa] s. see napa. To crook; to bend; to warp, as timber; to writhe; to get out of shape.
nanani ʻeleʻele R n. a variety of sweet potato. SWP
nanani keʻokeʻo [nanani·keo·keʻo] R n. a variety of sweet potato. SWP
nānā-nuʻu, nānānuʻu [na·nā-nuʻu] R n. design on Niʻihau mats consisting of alternating solid and white triangles.
nananuʻu mamao [nana·nuu·mamao] R same as lananuʻu mamao.
nanao R redup. of nao₁, ripple, nao₂, probe... PPN *nanao.
nanao [na·nao] v. see nao. To thrust the hand or fingers into some unknown receptacle.
To think deeply; to penetrate, as the mind.
To seize hold of, as the mind.
To be slippery; to be led astray; to turn aside.
adj. Deep; capacious; deep down; poopoo.
nānāʻole [na·nāʻole] R nvi. disregard, heedless disregard; oblivious; to pay no attention.
Me ka nānā ʻole, pehea kāna hana, ua makemake ʻia nō.Regardless of the quality of her work, she's liked anyway.
nānā ʻole i kō haʻi olaheedless disregard for the lives of others
nānā ʻole i ka pono reckless. (EH)
nanapau [nana·pau] R a tree. (And.) TRE
nanapau [na·na·pau] s. A tree; he kou, he laau.
nanapiko [nana·piko] R n. a native variety of taro. TAR
nānā pono [na·na·pono] R vt. to watch carefully, pay particular attention to, note carefully, stare at, observe, scrutinize.
nānā pono! look out!. (EH)
nānā pono i ka ʻoiaʻiʻo face the facts. (EH)
Nānā-pua [na·nā-pua] R n. said to be a name for Eromanga Island in the southern New Hebrides; Boki sailed for here in 1829 to get sandalwood; his ship disappeared. lit., look at flowers. see ʻĀina-wohi. (RC 293) FLO
nanasuka R var. spelling of nanakuka, nainsook...
nanau₁ R redup. of nau, to chew.
nanau₂ R vs. unfriendly, bitter, crabbed, estranged; to pay no attention to a call; to ignore, as former friends. . also lanau. rare.
nanau [na·nau] v. To be bitter; to be sour; to be crabbed.
To scratch like a cat; to be wild.
adj. Unfriendly; unsocial; refusing admittance to one to the house.
nanauha R same as kākāuha, rigid.
nanauha [na·nau·ha] v. To force; to compel with strength; to belch or throw up from the throat or stomach. see kakauha.
nanauki R same as nāukiuki, irritable...
nanauki [na·nau·ki] v. see nauki and uki. To provoke; to insult.
nānā uli [na·na·uli] R n.v. to study the sky, as for omens; one who does so. WIN
nanauli [na·na·u·li] s. Nana, to look, and uli, the blue sky. One who predicted the weather by looking at the sky. Laieik. 36.
nanawa R same as nanau₂, unfriendly... (And.)
nanawa [na·na·wa] v. see nanau. To not know one formerly an acquaintance; to be estranged from a friend.
nānā wale [na·na·wale] R vt. just to look, especially to look on without helping.
nānawaū [nana·waū] R vs. weakened, unhealthy, as plants; sickly. . see ex. kūloku. PLA
hoʻonānawaūto cause to be weak and unhealthy
nane₁ R n. riddle, puzzle, parable, allegory; to riddle, speak in parables. . see kōnane₂. (Mar. 4.2) Perhaps PCP *nane.
hoʻonaneto make riddles, speak in parables
nane n. puzzle. nane ʻāpana. jigsaw puzzle. nane huahelu. number puzzle. nane huaʻōlelo. crossword puzzle.
nane [na·ne] v. To speak in parables; to allegorize.
To give out or put forth a riddle. Lunk. 14:13.
s. A riddle; a parable; an allegory; a dark speech; a comparison; a similitude. Mar. 4:3. see nanehai.
adv. An adverbial expression equivalent to let us see; show it to us; i nane i nane hoi, let us see it.
nane₂ R rare var. of nini₃, fence.
nane [na·ne] To lay stones squarely and smoothly; to lay stones, as in a pavement.
nanea₁ R nvs. of absorbing interest, interesting; fascinating, enjoyable; repose, leisure, tranquility; relaxed, at ease, at leisure, amused, engaged with, busy with; to have a good time. [Pn(NP) *nanea, sufficient]MUS
He hana hoʻonanea ka hoʻokani pila.Playing a musical instrument is pleasant.
He hana nanea ke kui lei.Lei making is pleasant.
hoʻonaneato pass the time in ease, peace, and pleasure; to relax, lounge, repose; absorbed, contented
nanea [na·ne·a] v. To be of good cheer; to be pleasant; to be easy minded.
To be easy; to be regardless of the future; to be indifferent as to good or evil.
To live indolently; to loiter about; to take things easy; to allow of no care or anxiety.
To live satisfied with one's self.
Hoo. To pretend; to make pretenses with a view to deceive.
s. Joy; comfort; quietness; carelessness.
adj. Easy; quiet; comfortable; thoughtless; indifferent.
adv. Easily; quietly in one's manner of living; e noho nanea, to live at ease. Iob. 12:5.
nanea₂ R same as mohihihi, a vine.
nanea₃ R n. a seaweed (Hypnea nidifica). SWD
nanea i ka hoʻolohe rapt. (EH)
nanehaʻi [nane·haʻi] R S n. problem, riddle to be solved. lit., telling riddle. see ex. manaʻokōkua, wehe ʻana.
nanehai [na·ne·hai] s. Nane, riddle, and hai, to declare. A problem in mathematics; a question to be solved; he ninau, he pono ke wehewehe ia.
nane huna R n. hidden riddle, conundrum.
naneki R n. nankeen, denim. Eng.
Nanekina R n. Nanking. G
nanenane [nane·nane] R redup. of nane₁.
hoʻonanenanesame as above; puzzling, riddling; figurative. see ʻōlelo hoʻonanenane
nanenane [na·ne·na·ne] v. see nane. To put forth riddles or enigmas for others to search out.
nani₁ R nvs. beauty, glory, splendor; beautiful, pretty, glorious, splendid. [(FJ) PPn *ŋali, be attractive, appropriate]
hoʻonanito beautify, adorn, trim, decorate, glorify, honor, exalt, praise, adore; decorative, glorifying
Hoʻonani kākou iā IaLet us adore Him. (hymn)
mea hoʻonani kinoany bodily adornment, as jewelry
nā mea hoʻonanidecorations of any kind
nani makamaeprecious, exquisite
nani [na·ni] s. Glory. Puk. 16:10. A high degree of external beauty; splendor; external excellence; i mea nani, a i mea maikai, for glory and for beauty. Puk. 28:2. Hoo. Glory. Hal. 96:8.
v. To be glorious. Hoo. To extol; to praise; to glorify; to be manifested or known as glorious. Puk. 14:4. see lani.
adj. Beautiful; glorious; excellent; numerous; pleasant.
nani₂ R n. beautiful flower (sometimes followed by -o- + place name: see below. FLO
nani₃ R n. good thing (idiom).
He nani nō ia.It's a good thing.
nani₄ R conj. since, because. [PPn *ŋali, be likely, probable; better, preferable]
Nani hoʻi ua kiʻi ʻia maila e make, he aha lā hoʻi ….Since [I] am indeed summoned by death, what of it …. (Kel. 37)
Nani nō ia e hele ana ʻoe i ke kula, e hoʻoikaika i ka haʻawina.Since you are going to school, work hard on the lessons.
nani₅ R interj. how much, how.
Nani ʻino kuʻu makemake.How much I want it (he may precede nani in these sentences.).
Nani ka maikaʻi.How fine.
Nani ka pupuka.How very ugly.
nani [na·ni] (An intensive particle, intensifying in a high degree the idea of the words with which it is connected.) Nani ka maikai! O how beautiful! nani ka uuku! O how little! &c. Nani is also used with ino, another intensive. see ino. Nani ino kuu makemake! O how much I desire! or how very great is my desire! 2 Sam. 23:15. How much! how great! how noble! Ioan. 11:36. Nani is used impersonally; it is extraordinary; it is wonderful; it is unaccountable. Laieik. 71.
nani ahiahi [nani·ahi·ahi] R n. the four o'clock (Mirabilis jalapa), from tropical America, a shrubby herb with fragrant, red, white, yellow, or striped flowers, opening in late afternoon, and used by Hawaiians for leis in the evening. The plants have medicinal properties. lit., evening beauty. also pua ahiahi. (Neal 335–6)PLA FLO
nani aliʻi, nanialiʻi R n. allamandas with large yellow flowers (Allamanda cathartica and some varieties), from Brazil, ornamental climbing shrubs. lit., chiefly beauty. also lani aliʻi. (Neal 687)PLA FLO
nani e makahehi ʻia ai alluring. (EH)
naniha R n. an indigenous ʻoʻopu fish, Awaous genivittatus. FIS
nani kamahaʻo splendor. (EH)
Nanikokeka, Nanikoteka R n. Nantucket. G
nani kōkī supremely beautiful. (EH)
Nanikoteka R var. spelling of Nanikokeka, Nantucket...
Nanikukeka, Nanituketa R n. Nantucket. G
nanikupulau [nani·kupu·lau] n. spring beauty, a kind of flower. [comb. nani + kupulau.]. FLO
nani loa magnificent. (EH)
nani makamae exquisite. (EH)
nani mau loa R n. an everlasting or strawflower (Helichrysum bracteatum), from Australia, an annual, 30 to 90 cm high. The conspicuous parts of the daisy-like flowers are the many overlapping white or yellow to red scaly bracts, which are long lasting. lit., everlasting beauty. also pua pepa. (Neal 836–7)PLA FLO
naninani₁ [nani·nani] R redup. of nani₁.
hoʻonaninanito beautify, adorn
naninani [na·ni·na·ni] Hoo. To be ennobled; to be dignified, as a chief; to enjoy the honors and privileges of a chief or one highly honored.
naninani₂ [nani·nani] R same as nalinali, to gnaw.
naninani [na·ni·na·ni] v. To bite; to catch hold of with the teeth; to chank.
naninui [nani·nui] R soft stone used in making lūheʻe, squid-fishing sinkers. (Malo 19)FIS
nani-o-Hilo R same as wilelaiki, the Christmas-berry tree... Molokaʻi . .
nani-o-Olaʻa R n. a kind of Torenia (T. asiatica), a blue-flowered ornamental annual, belonging to the snapdragon family, used in leis. (Neal 759)PLA FLO
Nanituketa R var. spelling of Nanikukeka, Nantucket...
nani Wai-ʻaleʻale R n. a native violet (Viola kauaensis) found only in high bogs on Kauaʻi and on Oʻahu. The plants are 10 to 20 cm tall, with few broad leaves and one or two white or pale-blue fragrant flowers. lit., Wai-ʻaleʻale beauty. also kalili, liliwai, pohe hiwa. see waioleka. (Neal 591)PLA FLO
nano R var. of nalo₁, lost, vanished...
nano [na·no] v. For For nalo. see nalo, to be lost; to be forgotten.
nanō R var. of nonō, snore, gurgle...
nano [na·no] v. To snore. see none and nonoo.
nanoʻo R n. a dark-red or purple seaweed, said to be same as nanea. SWD
nānowale [nano·wale] R var. of nalowale.
nanu R var. of nalu, wave.
nanu [na·nu] s. see nalu. The surf of the sea; pehea ka nanu (nalu)? ke wewe o wahulu mai.
nānū [na·nu·] R n. native species of gardenia, shrubs and trees with broad leaves and tubular, white single flowers. also nāʻū. cf. kiele. (Neal 800)TRE FLO
nanue [na·nu·e] A swelling; a protuberance.
nanue₁ R var. of nenue, a fish. . see hoe nanue. [Pn(NP) *nanue, rudderfish (Kyphosus sp.)]FIS
nanue₂ R n. an edible seaweed. SWD
nanue [na·nu·e] s. A species of sea-weed; also a species of fish.
nānue [na·nue] R same as ʻōlanalana, nauseating. ILL
nanue [na·nu·e] A shaking; a trembling; a tremor.
v. see nalu and E, greatly. To swell up; to rise up, as the surf.
To tremble; to shake; to vibrate. Hoo. The same.
nanuha R stingy. (And.)
nanuha [na·nu·ha] adj. Hard; stingy; close; oolea. see nuha and kanuhanuha.
nanulu₁ R var. of nalulu.
nanulu₂ R vi. rising, as smoke. rare.
nanuumaomao [na·nuu·mao·mao] s. Name of a place or places in a heiau; ma ke alo aku o ka laua nanuumaomao, ma kahi e pili koke aku ana i ka Lele.
nao leki nao . Teflon tape, for use in plumbing. TOO
nao₁ R nvs. ripple; ridge, as of twilled cloth or a tapa beater; groove; streak on tapa; grain of wood or stone; thread of a screw; crevice, as in rocks; grooved. see nao-hoʻopaʻi. [PPn *ŋao, depression, groove, engraved mark]TAP
kui naoscrew; lit., nail with thread
nao [na·o] s. A slight ripple on the water.
The ridges of twilled cloth; lole nao; the streaks on kapa.
The grain or fibres of wood. Anat. 2.
nao₂ R vt. to thrust the hands into an opening, as in fishing; to probe. [PPn *nao, insert hand in a hole feeling for something, probe, grope]FIS
nao [na·o] v. To thrust in, as the fingers into an opening; e lalau i ka lima iloko o kahi poopoo. see nanao.
nao₃ R intensifying idiom following ʻaʻole or ʻaʻohe and usually followed by words expressing damage, havoc, distress, pain. see ex. pāpaʻa₁. (Gram. 4.6) WIN
ʻAʻohe nao i ka ʻeha!Terrible pain!
ʻAʻohe nao i ka ua!What didn't the rain do!
ʻAʻohe nao ka pilikia!How very much trouble!
nao₄ R nvs. dark-red dye; red.
nao [na·o] He waiulaula, he waiahulu.
nao₅ R n. a variety of taro. (HP 33)TAR
naʻo R nvs. spittle, phlegm, mucus; slimy. [PPn *ŋako, fat (grease)]BOD
nao [na·o] The mucous from the nose; he palahehe, he pilau, he hehe.
naoa₁ R pas/imp. of nao₁, ripple, nao₂, probe...
naoa [na·o·a] s. A thick ripple on water; writing so thick together that the paper appears black; a covering with what is black.
naoa₂ R n. loss of appetite, sick at the sight of food. cf. more common kanea. FOO ILL
naoa [na·o·a] adj. Not relishing food, as one sick; naoa oloko, aole ono i ka ai; filled; crammed with food; disgusted or sick at the sight of food from one's own surfeit.
naoa₃ R vs. chilled, chilling, as water.
Pulu i ka wai naoa a ke kēhau.Wet in the chilly water of the dew.
nao-hāluʻa₁ [naoha·luʻa] R n. a a tapa pattern with lines. TAP
nao-hāluʻa₂, nao hāluʻa [naoha·luʻa] R n. curly grain, as in koa wood.
nao-hoʻopaʻi [naohoo·paʻi] R n. tapa beater pattern. TAP
E ʻike auaneʻi ʻoe i ka nao-hoʻopaʻi a Malailua, ka lāʻau e wali ai kō papa ʻauwae.You will soon know the tapa-beater pattern of Malailua, the club that will soften your lower jaw. (FS 63)
naʻokoko [nao·koko] n. cholesterol. Māori ngakototo. .
Nui ʻino nā meaʻai maʻamau o kēia wā me ka naʻokoko he nui o loko, a hiki ke pilikia ke kino i ke aʻahaʻapupū inā ʻaʻole mālama pono ʻia ke ʻano o ka ʻai ʻana.Many kinds of typical foods these days contain a lot of cholesterol and can result in arteriosclerosis if one's diet is not checked.
naʻokoko halihali [nao·koko·hali·hali] R n. HDL cholesterol. lit., carrier cholesterol. cf. naʻokoko pipili.[+]ADD SCI
naʻokoko pipili [nao·koko·pipili] R n. lDL cholesterol. lit., sticky cholesterol. cf. naʻokoko halihali.[+]ADD SCI
nāʻole bad luck. (EH)
na ʻolua R poss. for you, belonging to you, by you (dual, a-class).
naomakalua₁ [nao·maka·lua] R n. fish-basket trap made of ʻinalua vines, used for small fish. lit., double-meshed groove. FIS
naomakalua [nao·ma·ka·lu·a] s. Some instrument or method of taking fish; he hinai, he koi kekahi, o ka luina kekahi e naomakalua.
naomakalua₂, nao-maka-lua [nao·maka·lua] R two-edged adze. TOO
naonao₁ [nao·nao] R n. ants, Formicidae. . also ʻānonanona, nonanona. [(CP) PPn *nao-nao, sandfly, midge]INS
naonao [na·o·na·o] s. A species of ant; the winged or flying ant; he mau mea eheu liilii loa e lele ana.
naonao₂ [nao·nao] R redup. of nao₁, ripple, nao₂, probe, nao₃, intensifier... PPN *naonao.
ua pohihihi naonaoextremely puzzling
naonao [na·o·na·o] adj. Deep down, as a cavern or pit; deep, as a hole in the earth.
Slightly lighted; light of twilight.
v. see nao. To thrust in the hand; to take hold of; to seize; to steal.
To look earnestly at; to contemplate. see manao.
naʻonaʻo [nao·naʻo] R redup. of naʻo, spittle, mucous... PPN *ngakongako. BOD
naonao [na·o·na·o] s. Phlegm; spittle; mucous from the nose.
naonao lele [nao·nao·lele] R n. termite. lit., flying ant. INS
nao ʻohiʻohi R n. prominent grain in wood. lit., picked grain.
nao-ua-hāʻao R same as hāʻao₃, a tapa pattern. TAP
nao-ua-nanahuki [naouanana·huki] R n. name of a tapa design. TAP
na ʻoukou R poss. for you, belonging to you, by you (plural, a-class).
naowili [nao·wili] R n. a bit for a drill. lit., twisting thread.
napa₁ R vs. uneven, bent, crooked, out of shape; warped.
napa [na·pa] v. To writhe; to spring, as timber partly hewed or made straight; to crook; to be crooked.
adj. Crooked; bent; not straight; uneven, as a surface.
napa₂ R vs. flexible, springy, elastic; tremulous, as air under a hot sun.
napa [na·pa] To shake; to be tremulous, as the air or atmosphere under a hot sun over a smooth surface.
napa₃ R nvi. delay, procrastination; to delay, procrastinate.
hoʻonapato cause delay
napa [na·pa] s. A delay; a postponement.
napa₄ R n. type of fish. (KL. line 143) FIS
nāpai [na·pai] R same as napa₁, uneven, napa₂, flexible...
Nāpai ka papa i ka waiho ʻia ka lā.The board warped from being left in the sun.
napai [na·pai] v. To be bent in; to be depressed; to be internally defective.
adj. Warped, as a board in the sun; napai i ka hapaiia e ke ae.
nāpana [na·pana] R n. socket. . cf. pona. rare. BOD
napana [na·pa·na] s. The joints of one's limbs, as wrists, elbows, knees, &c.
napanapa [na·pa·na·pa] To be bright; to be shining; to be lucid.
napanapa₁ [napa·napa] R redup. of napa₁, napa₂; to writhe and twist, as an eel. . see ex. lulo.
napanapa [na·pa·na·pa] v. see napa. To bend; to spring; to be elastic.
To bend over, as an arch; to be arching.
napanapa₂ [napa·napa] R same as napenape, fluttering...
nape₁ R vs. bending and swaying, as coconut fronds; surging, as the sea; to rise and fall, as the chest in breathing; yielding, springy. . cf. holu nape. CN
Nani wale ke kai o Mamala, ke nape maila i ka makani.Beautiful sea of Mamala, rising, falling in the wind.
nape ka hanu i ka houpopalpitating the breath in the chest
nape [na·pe] v. To bend, as a flexible stick; to yield.
nape₂ R var. of napo, mashed soft...
Nāpēhā₁ [na·pe·hā] R n. name of a star. STA
Nāpēhā₂ [na·pe·hā] R name of a pool on Oʻahu over which the chief Kūaliʻi was said to have leaned to drink.
Napela R n. Naples. G
napele, nāpele R vs. soft, as overripe fruit; bruised, broken, crushed; soggy, swampy; crumbly, as a cliff; wounded in spirit.
hoʻonapelesame as above; to wound, to make soft; to digest, as food
napele [na·pe·le] v. To wound; to make sore; to hurt; to cause a swelling; to soften; to cause softness in any substance.
adj. Hurt; wounded; bruised; swelled; napelepele kalalau owili i ka makani.
nāpelepele [na·pele·pele] R redup. of napele, soft, bruised...
napelepele [na·pe·le·pe·le] v. To wound; to make sore; to hurt; to cause a swelling; to soften; to cause softness in any substance.
adj. Hurt; wounded; bruised; swelled; napelepele kalalau owili i ka makani.
napenape [nape·nape] R redup. of nape₁; fluttering, flickering, flexible.
napenape [na·pe·na·pe] v. see nape, to bend. To be shaken; to be agitated, as by the wind; to vibrate rapidly.
adj. Soft; flexible; bending; yielding.
nāpili [na·pili] R n. kind of endemic ʻoʻopu or goby (Sicydium stimsonii); so called because it is said to cling (pili) to stones; used in weaning and housewarming ceremonies so that luck will cling (pili). Called nōpili on Kauaʻi. FIS
napo R vs. mashed soft, as finely pounded poi that is free of lumps; glutinous, gluey; dented, as by hammering. POI
napo [na·po] adj. Mashed soft; made fine; finely pounded, as poi.
napo [na·po] v. To set; to go down, as the sun appears to; to grow dark; napoo ka la. Kin. 15:12.
napoe n. grain. Filipino, rice.
napoe piha R n. whole grain. lit., full grain. [+]ADD FOO
E Kalei, e lawe mai i ka palaoa napoe piha; e hana ana au i mau kanauika na kāua.Hey Kalei, bring the whole grain bread; I’m going to make some sandwiches for us.
napolo R straightened. straightened. (And.)
napolo [na·po·lo] v. To straighten. Hoo. To make straight.
naponapo [napo·napo] R redup. of napo, mashed soft...
naponapo [na·po·na·po] adj. see napo, mashed soft. Made soft; made fine; wali, aeae.
napoʻo R nvi. cavity, hollow, rut, depression; armpit; hollow at the juncture of the wing with the body of a fowl; to sink, go down, set (of the sun), to enter or sink into out of sight. cf. poʻo, depression.
Ua napoʻo ka ʻiole i loko o ka lua.The rat has gone down the hole.
Ua napoʻo ka lā.The sun has set.
napoo [na·poo] v. To set; to go down, as the sun appears to; to grow dark; napoo ka la. Kin. 15:12.
To sink down; to sink, as in water.
s. The going down or setting of the sun.
The place where the sun goes down. Kanl. 11:30.
The rays of the sun reflected by the water.
napoʻo ʻana o ka lā sunset. (EH)
napoʻona R n. setting, entering.
nāpoʻopoʻo [na·poo·poʻo] R redup. of napoʻo, cavity, hollow, go down...
napoopoo [na·poo·poo] v. see napoo. To plunge down; to enter out of sight, as in the water.
napu R var. of nape₁, bending, swaying... [Pn(TA) *ŋapu, Pliant, flexible]
napuʻu bent. (EH)
nāpuʻu₁ [na·puʻu] R var. of lāpuʻu, bunched up.
nāpuʻu₂ [na·puʻu] R nvt. knot; to tie.
napuu [na·puu] v. To be tied up in a knot; to tie up, as a bundle. see hipuu.
napuu [na·puu] s. A knot made by tying, as in tying two ends with a string; a bundle tied up. see hipuu.
nāpuʻupuʻu [na·puu·puʻu] R redup. of nāpuʻu₁, nāpuʻu₂; to tie, as in a bundle.
napuupuu [na·puu·puu] v. To tie up in bundles; to tie up; to make fast for carrying.
s. A bundle tied up for carrying.
adj. Bundled up; tied up in bundles; fastened by tying.
naredo [na·re·do] s. Eng Nard; spikenard.
Nasavila R var. spelling of Nakawila, Nashville...
Nasawila [nasa·wila] R n. Nashville, the capital of Tennessee. [+]ADD G
Nāsē [na·sē] R n. Nasser. Nasser. Ka loko ʻo Nāsē. Lake Nasser. Eng. [+]ADD G
Naseka n. Nazca. Ka Una Honua Naseka. Nazca Plate. Eng. SCI
natapa [na·ta·pa] s. Heb Stacte. Gr. A spice. Puk. 30:34.
nau R nvt. to chew, munch, masticate, gnash the teeth; grinder, as of a sugar mill; feed dog on sewing machine that holds cloth at the needle. fig., surly, full of hatred, as eyes. cf. mama, to chew without swallowing, as kava. [PPn *ŋau, chew in order to extract juice, as sugar-cane]KAV
nau kamuto chew gum
nau pakato chew tobacco
paka nauchewing tobacco
nau v. To chew; to chank; to gnash with the teeth. Mar. 9:18. To gnash with the eye-teeth or tusks; nau hou i ka ai, to chew the cud. Oihk. 11:3.
adj. Chewed over; ground fine, as food thoroughly masticated.
nau Pain; distress, but of a less degree than hui.
naʻu R n.-poss. mine, belonging to me, for me, by me (singular, a-form). (Gram. 9.11) PCP *na(a)ku.
Naʻu ka puaʻa.Give me the pig.
naʻu pers. pron An oblique case (auipaewa) of au, first person singular of the pronouns. For me; belonging to me; mine. Gram. § 124.
naʻū R vi. to come, go. rare.
nāu R n.-poss. yours, belonging to you, for you, by you (singular, a-form). (Gram. 9.11) PCP *naau.
Nāu anei?Is [it] yours? Was it you?
Nāu mai ā naʻu aku.Your turn and then mine.
nau pers. pron An oblique case (the auipaewa) of the personal pronoun, second person singular of oe. For thee; to thine; thine; belonging to thee, &c. Gram. § 132.
nāʻū₁ R same as nānū, gardenia... FLO
nāʻū₂ R nvs. pale yellow, as the gardenia; a yellow gardenia. [Pn(MQ) *naakuu, a kind of plant]
nau s. The name of a bush or tree affording coloring matter in the fruit.
Dye or coloring matter of the nau.
nāʻū₃ R n. a variety of sweet potato. (HP 142)SWP
nāʻū₄ R vi. sighing deeply; to prolong the breath, especially in a children's game at Kona: children would make a prolonged u-sound just at sunset, believing that the sun would not set as long as they held their breath; to play nāʻū. WIN
Hāʻule naoa ka wai a ke kēhau, ke nāʻū lā nā kamaliʻithe water of the kēhau mist falls rippling as the children play nāʻū. (chant for Ka-mehameha II)
nau To measure time by the slow respiration of the breath.
To hold in the breath; to restrain one's self from breathing.
The holding in or restraining the breath; ka hoopaa ana i ka hanu i ka manawa e napoo ai ka la.
He nau la kamalii.
Ke kohi la i ke kukuna o ka la,.
Pumehana wale ia aina,.
Aloha wale ke kini o Hoolulu—e.
nāʻū₅ R n. variety of fish (no data). FIS
naua₁ R pas/imp. of nau, chew... FOO
naua₂ R vs. aloof, not cordial, distant, unaccommodating.
naua [nau·a] adj. Cold; distant; unaccommodating; unyielding; angry; aloha ole, konia aole hoolohe mai, aole ou kanaka naua like.
naua₃ R vs. slow, tardy.
Naua hoʻi kāu hele ʻana.How slowly you walk.
naua₄ R n. a variety of taro. TAR
nauā, nauwā [nau·ā] R n. a secret society formed or revived by King Ka-lā-kaua for the study of the ancient Hawaiian religion and manner of living. hale nauā, a place where genealogy was scanned to see whether applicants were related to the high chief and therefore eligible to become members of the royal household. (Emerson) says nauā was the word of challenge addressed to those applying for admission. (Malo 191–2, Emerson note 199–200)
naua [nau·a] adj. Celebrating the birth or residence of a chief; alaila, kukuluia i hale naua no ke alii; nawai oe e mea naua? owai kou makua naua?.
naʻuā, naʻuwā [nau·ā] R n. noon. rare.
naua [nau·a] s. Noon.
Naua-a-ke-au-haku R n. name of a star or constellation in the Milky way. STA
nauane! [nau·ane!] R interj. on the way! Moving along! (This exclamation is reported to have been said by priests as they carried the images; it is used alone or with the imperative e preceding.).
nau ā wali masticate. (EH)
naue, nauwe R vi. to move, shake, rock, sway, tremble; to quake, as the earth; to vibrate; to march; loose and insecure, as a tooth; revolving, as hips in a hula. cf. ue₁. [PPn *ŋaue, shake]WIN HUL
hoʻonaueto cause to shake, revolve, sway, rock; to disturb
Ka ua hōʻoni, hoʻonaue i ka puʻu koʻa.The rain sways in a dance and shakes the coral pile.
Naue i mua.Forward, march.
No ke aha lā ʻoe i hoʻonaue mai ai iaʻu?Why have you disquieted me? (1-Sam. 28.15)
naue, nauwe [nau·e] v. (The first orthography is preferable.) To shake; to move to and fro.
naue-a-ke-au-haku constellation. (EH)
naue i mua! forward, march!. (EH)
naue kaua marching to war. (EH)
nāueue, nauweuwe [na·ue·ue] R redup. of naue, move, shake...
hoʻonāueueto cause to sway back and forth
naueue [na·ue·ue] v. see naue. To vibrate; to shake often or violently; to shake, as an earthquake. Mat. 27:51.
s. A moving; a vibration; a trembling, as of the earth; o ka nawewe o ka honua, an earthquake.
naʻu e uku my treat. (EH)
nauewai [naue·wai] R n. a variety of sweet potato. SWP
naʻu iho nō myself. (EH)
naʻu kahi give me some. (EH)
nau kamu to chew gum. (EH)
nāʻuke R n. to search for lice, as in hair of person or fur of animal. [Pn(NP) *faa-kule, search head for lice]INS
nauki R vs. impatient, irritable, cross, vexed.
hoʻonaukicausing irritation; aggravating, annoying, exasperating, provoking
Mai nauki mai ʻoe.Don't be irritable.
nāuki [na·uki] R intensive of nauki; vexation, anger; to harass.
nauki [na·u·ki] v. see uki. To fret; to complain. Hal. 37:8. Hoo. To stir up or excite anger; to cherish ill-will or malevolent feelings.
naukilo [nau·kilo] R n. nautilus. Eng.
nāukiuki [na·uki·uki] R redup. of nauki, impatient, irritable...
hoʻonāukiukiredup. of hoʻonauki; to provoke, annoy
naukiuki [na·u·ki·u·ki] v. see nauki, uki and ukiuki. To be vexed; to be out of temper. Hoo. To provoke. Kanl. 31:29. To vex; to displease; to make one angry. Nah. 14:11.
s. Hoo A provocation; a source or cause of anger. 2 Nal. 23:26.
nau kuai vt. to grind, as one's teeth. [comb. nau + kuai.].
E nau kuai ana ʻo ia i kōna niho i ka pō nei.He was grinding his teeth last night.
naule R same as pua kala; prickly poppy. rare. PLA
naule [na·u·le] s. Name of a medicinal plant which forms the medicine called kuakala.
naulia [nau·lia] R pas/imp. of nau, chew... (For. 6:400)
naulia [nau·li·a] s. The growling action of a dog while devouring his food; naulia aokaaoka pupuhi ka iwi.
nāulu₁ [na·ulu] R nvs. sudden shower; showery; to shower. . see ex. haehae₂. WIN
he ao nāulua shower cloud
Ka ua nāulu o Ka-wai-hae.The sudden shower of Ka-wai-hae.
naulu [na·u·lu] s. Heavy mists; a shower of fine rain apparently without clouds, or a single cloud; he ua kuhao; he ua naulu, he ua uuku ia, he ikaika nae.
A thick dense cloud.
adj. Dark; thick, as a cloud. Iob. 22:14.
Nāulu₂ [na·ulu] R n. sea breeze at Ka-wai-hae, Hawaiʻi; Wai-mea, Kauaʻi; and Kanaloa, Maui. (UL 100) WIN
Naulu [na·u·lu] Name of the sea breeze at Waimea, Kauai.
nāulu₃ [na·ulu] R vs. vexed, angry, irritated by being teased or nagged. . cf. uluulu₃, frayed, angry.
hoʻonāuluto provoke to anger by taunting and teasing
naulu [na·u·lu] v. see ulu and uluulu. To vex; to provoke. Hoo. To provoke; to displease; to make one angry. Kanl. 9:22.
nāuluulu [na·ulu·ulu] R redup. of nāulu₁, , sudden shower, vexed... nāulu₃, sudden shower, vexed...
nauluulu [na·u·lu·u·lu] v. Intensive of the above. To vex, &c. Hoo. To repeat provocations; to persevere in making one angry, like hoonaukiuki. see also hoouluulu.
naunau₁ [nau·nau] R redup. of nau, to chew, munch, masticate, gnash the teeth; grinder...; to munch one's words and speak indistinctly, mumble. PPN *ngaungau.
naunau lepodirt muncher [insulting term for lōpā, tenant farmers]
naunau [nau·nau] Ka papala ke lele mai.
v. see nau, to chew. To chew; to mince in the mouth.
To move, as the mouth in the act of eating.
To move, as the lips in talking secretly to one's self. Sol. 16:30.
naunau₂ [nau·nau] R same as ʻānaunau₂, mustard plant... [Pn(NP) *nau, a plant (Lepidium sp.)]PLA FOO
naunau [nau·nau] s. see nau, to bite. The name of several acrid plants, as wild horseradish, cresses, pepper-grass, &c.
naunau₃ [nau·nau] R n. shellfish such as Cymatium muricinum, C. gemmatum, C. pileare, Bursa granularis. also ʻānaunau. FIS
naunau lepo derisive name for farmer. (EH)
nau paha la A phrase expressing the return of a salutation; thine perhaps.
naupaka [nau·paka] R n. native species of shrubs (Scaevola) found in mountains and near coasts, conspicuous for their white or light-colored flowers that look like half flowers. (Neal 819–21) [Pn(CE) *nau-pata, a plant (Scaevola sp.)]PLA FLO
naupaka [nau·pa·ka] s. Nau, to chew, and paka (Eng.), tobacco. The name of a plant.
naupaka kahakai [nau·paka·kaha·kai] R n. the beach naupaka (Scaevola taccada), a spreading, succulent shrub found on coasts of tropical Asia and some islands of the Pacific. Flowers are white and may be streaked with purple. The berries are white and about 1.3 cm long, looking like hailstones. also huahekili, aupaka (Niʻihau). (Neal 820–1)PLA
naupaka kai [nau·paka·kai] R same as naupaka kahakai.
naupaka kuahiwi [nau·paka·kua·hiwi] R n. all mountain species of naupaka. cf. ʻohe naupaka. (Neal 819–20)PLA
Nauru R n. Nauru. Nauru. Eng. [+]ADD G
nauwā [nau·wā] R var. spelling of nauā.
naʻuwā [nau·wā] R var. spelling of naʻuā.
nauwe, nauweuwe R var. spelling of naue.
nauwe, nauweu, nauweuwe, nauwewe [nau·we] v. (naue is preferable.) To shake; to move to and fro.
To tremble; to vibrate, as the earth in an earthquake. 1 Sam. 14:15. Synonymous with haalulu.
To move away a little; to withdraw from others to a private place; naue aku la ka makaula ma kahi kaawale, a pule aku la. PASS. To be moved. Hoo. To trouble one when quiet. 1 Sam. 28:15. To change one's mind. 2 Tes. 2:2.
v. see naue. All these forms are found with the reduplications according to the writer's fancy; but the simple original form is naue, naueue. To shake; to vibrate; to tremble. Hal. 18:7. To be moved or shaken, as nations. Hal. 46:6. To be shaken often. 2 Sam. 22:8. Synonymous with haalulu. Hoo. To cause to shake or tremble.
s. see other forms above. A trembling; a shaking; a vibrating.
nauweuwe [nau·weu·we] Nauwe Kalalau, poniu ka lawakua.
nāwā₁ [na·wā] R n. babbling; loud, confusing talk.
nawa [na·wa] s. see wa, private talk, and wawa, babbling. Indistinct or confused talk; conversation of double or doubtful meaning.
Nāwā₂ [na·wā] R n. legendary little people. . cf. Nāmū, the silent ones.
Nā-wāhine-a-Makaliʻi [nawa·hineamaka·liʻi] R n. Pleiades. lit., the wives of Makaliʻi. (Kep. 79)STA
Nawahō [nawa·hō] n. Navaho, Navajo. Eng.
Mai kumupaʻa mai nei nō nā hana a me ka moʻomeheu o ka Lāhui Nawahō.The traditions and culture of the Navajo Nation stem from very ancient times.
nawai [na·wai] interrog. pron An oblique case of wai, who? For whom? by whom? see Grammar § 158.
na wai? by whom?, whose?. (EH)
nā waihoʻoluʻu ʻokoʻa contrasting colors. (EH)
nāwali [na·wali] R S vs. weak, feeble, infirm, limp, frail; weakness, feebleness. . cf. hāwali. [PPn *ŋaawari, weak, feeble]
hoʻonāwalito cause weakness; to enfeeble; to feign weakness
ʻO ke anu ka mea hoʻonāwali i ke kino.Cold is what weakens the body.
nawali [na·wa·li] v. Na and wali, fine; soft. To be weakly; to be sickly; to be feeble; to be flexible; to be yielding. Hoo. The same.
adj. Sickly; weak; feeble.
nāwaliwali [na·wali·wali] R S redup. of nāwali, weak. PPN *ngawariwari. ILL
nawaliwali [na·wa·li·wa·li] v. see nawali, v. To pine away with sickness; to be weak. Hoo. To be weak; to faint; to relapse; to yield. Kanl. 20:3. To weaken; to make weak; connected with naau, to discourage. Ios. 14:8. With ikaika, to cause one's strength to fail. Hal. 102:23.
s. Weakness; want of muscular or mental strength. 1 Sam. 30:10. Infirmity. Luk. 5:15.
adj. Weak; want of strength; feeble; sick.
nāwaliwali ke kino poor health. (EH)
nāwao₁ [na·wao] R n. a domesticated taro that has gone wild in the forest, (wao). (Kaʻū name). A native taro cultivated in Puna. TAR
Hui aku, hui mai, hui kalo me ka nāwao.Mixed here, mixed there, mixed wild taro with tame taro [utter confusion].
nawao [na·wao] A large red kind of kalo unfit for eating.
fig. Used for that which is bad, in the proverbial phrase ke hui nei kalo i ka nawao, the good is joined with the evil; another form is, ua hui aku a ua hui mai kalo i ka nawao.
nāwao₂ [na·wao] R same as nākea, a fish. FIS
nawao [na·wao] s. Name of a species of small fish found in fresh water streams; kiahimanu.
Nāwao₃ [na·wao] R same as Mū ʻai maiʻa, a mythical people.
nawawa [na·wa·wa] v. To shake to and fro. see nawewe and naueue.
nawe₁ R var. spelling of naue. WIN
ua nawe pakikamoving slippery rain (Kep. 87)
nawe [na·we] v. (naue is preferable.) To shake; to move to and fro.
v. see naue. To shake; to be agitated.
nawe₂ R vi. panting for breath, as after exercise or from illness. rare. ILL
nawe [na·we] To pant for breath, as one dying.
To lie a long time near the pains of death, just breathing.
nāwele [na·wele] R nvs. fine, threadlike, small; weak, thin; soft, gentle; tracery; softness, gentleness, as of a voice. PAN
he ʻike nāweleseeing just a little; a slight knowledge
Hele maila nō ke ʻala o ka hala, māpu maila nō me ke onaona o ka maile, nāwele pū maila nō me ka huʻihuʻi o ka lehua.There comes the fragrance of the pandanus, wafting thither with the soft sweetness of the maile, and with them a trace of the coolness of the lehua.
hoʻonāwelesame as above
ma ke kamaʻilio hoʻonāwele ʻanaby speaking softly
nawele [na·we·le] adj. Fine; small, like a thread of a spider's web; ka nawele o kahi ike, small of vision; seeing but little.
v. Hoo To be fine; to be small; thin, as a thread. see punawelewele.
nāweo [na·weo] R same as weo, red. rare.
nawewe R var. of nāueue, move, shake...
nawewe [na·we·we] v. see naue. To vibrate; to shake often or violently; to shake, as an earthquake. Mat. 27:51.
s. A moving; a vibration; a trembling, as of the earth; o ka nawewe o ka honua, an earthquake.
v. see nawe and naue. To rock; to shake; to tremble; to vibrate.
s. A shaking; a rocking; an earthquake. see naueue.
Nazarite [na·za·ri·te] s. Heb A Nazarite; a person separated and under a vow. Nah. 6:2.
nē₁ R vi. fretting, teasing or nagging for something; murmuring, as the sea; returning persistently, as a thought or desire. [Pn(NP) *ŋeŋe, weary]
hoʻonēteasing, fretting, appealing
nē hone ka leo o ka waiolinasweet, teasing appeal in the sound of the violin
nē hoʻohuneto wheedle
ne v. To tease; to fret; to make one cry; to ask for food, as a child, i. e., to cry for it.
To be sour; to be sad; to be peevish, as when one is crossed in his plans.
To droop; to be sickly; to wither.
To murmur; to talk low; to whisper, as the gods or ghosts do; to make low sounds, as the ripples of the sea where there is little surf.
adj. Crying; fretting; sickly, as a child.
nē₂ R short for nele, lacking, destitute...
e nē ka lā, ka malama,without [light] the sun, the moon
nē₃ R n. a seaweed. (KL. line 101) SWD
ne To gnash or grind the teeth;.
v. Used for nee. see nee.
nea R same as neo, , empty, bare, desolated... ʻōnea, empty, bare, desolated... PCP *nea.
nea [ne·a] v. To sweep off everything, as property from a place; to destroy all; to make a place desolate. see neo and neoneo. Hoo. The same.
neanea [nea·nea] R same as neoneo, ravage, ʻōneanea, chaos...
neanea [ne·a·ne·a] s. Waste land; destitute of food; everything swept off.
adj. Lonely; desolate; waste.
nea ʻōnea bare. (EH)
neau R var. of niau.
Nebaraka [neba·raka] n. Nebraska; Nebraskan. . also Nepalaka. G
neʻe R vi. moving along little by little or by fits and starts; to step, march, creep, hitch along; to push along, as work; to squirm. [Pn(NP) *neke, move oneself, edge along, crawl]
hoʻoneʻeto cause to move, shift, hitch along, push ahead
hoʻoneʻe ikaikato push on vigorously
Ma ka ʻākau neʻe.To the right, march.
oia neʻe aku i ka hana a pau ke ahojust pushing ahead the work until exhausted
Ua neʻe lāua mai Liliha a Wai-kīkī.They moved from Liliha to Wai-kīkī.
neʻe R vs. soft, decomposed, as fish. [ mān]. cf. melu.[+]ADD
Ua waiho ʻia ka iʻa a neʻe.The fish was left until it decomposed.
neʻe ikehu neʻe kinetic energy.
nee v. To move along horizontally; to move off; to hitch along.
To move, as a large body; to move from one place to another. 2 Sam. 7:10.
To pass along by for inspection, as soldiers. Ios. 7:14.
To move, as a mass of people; to remove. 1 Oihl. 17:9.
Hoo. To remove; to push out of place; to change the place of a thing. Kanl. 19:14. To remove a landmark. Hos. 5:10.
To change, as the mind or opinion. Kol. 1:23.
neʻe aku to edge away, move, as to a new house. (EH)
neʻealoa [nee·aloa] R vi. long-distance dispersal, in science. [neʻe + ā + loa]. [+]ADD SCI
neʻe ʻana i ke alahele traffic (of pedestrians, vehicles). (EH)
neʻe ʻāwīwī move swiftly. (EH)
neʻe heʻe R vi. to creep along, as a child or octopus. lit., octopus hitch.
neehee [nee·hee] v. see nee and hee. Hoo. To hitch along; to move slowly; to approach by degrees.
neʻe hope, neʻehope R vi. to retreat, move backward; to back up, as a car (less used than peki).
hoʻoneʻe hopeto back up, as a car
Hoʻoneʻe hope i ke kaʻa.Back up the car.
neʻe i mua, neʻe mua R vi. to advance, go forward, progress.
hoʻoneʻe muato cause progress
nā hana hoʻoneʻe muaimprovements [as to property]
neʻekau [nee·kau] vi. migration; to migrate; migratory. lit., move (with the) seasons.
neʻe mua, neʻemua R var. spelling of neʻe i mua, to advance...
neʻena R n. movement, moving.
neʻena n. movement. neʻena pahu paʻi wikiō. video camera movement. see holo lola, puʻu neʻena hau.
neʻeneʻe₁ [nee·neʻe] R redup. of neʻe, moving along little by little... [Pn(NP) *neke, move oneself, edge along, crawl]
neʻeneʻe ā pilito move close by, snuggle
neenee [nee·nee] v. see nee, to move in various ways and in different directions. To draw near or approach, as a marching army. 2 Sam. 10:13.
To journey on towards any place. Kin. 12:9.
To draw near; to approach one to ask a question. Kin. 18:23.
To approach one to show respect and reverence. Kin. 33:7.
To go near to one to kill him. 2 Sam. 1:15.
To crawl on the hands and knees. NOTE.—This was the ancient manner in which the common people approached the chiefs.
To go beyond; to separate one's self from others.
To go afar off.
neʻeneʻe₂ [nee·neʻe] R n. a native variety of taro. (HP 33), (Whitney). also moi. TAR
neʻeneʻe₃ [nee·neʻe] R n. a variety of sweet potato. SWP
neʻeneʻe ā pili snuggle. (EH)
neʻeneʻeu₁ [nee·neʻeu] R redup. of neʻeu. . see ex. wahi₂.
neʻeneʻeu₂ [nee·neʻeu] R stative verb showing superlative or comparative degree. FIS
Ua neʻeneʻeu aʻe ka nui a kēia iʻa i kēlā.This fish is somewhat larger than that one.
neʻe ʻoā vi. divergent, i.e. spreading, in plate techtonics, in geology. palena neʻe ʻoā. divergent boundary. cf. kākele, kuʻi. SCI
neʻepapa [nee·papa] R vs. to move as a whole or unit; moving or working together in unison; spreading all over, as a lava flow or vine; combined, united; swarming; flank movement. VOL
he hōʻike neʻepapaa joint report
neʻepapa ka hanajoint action
neʻepapa ka naonaoswarming ants
Neʻepapa ka ulu ʻana o ka maunaloa.The maunaloa vine spreads everywhere.
neʻepapa ka hana joint action. (EH)
neʻe pololei move straight ahead. (EH)
neʻepū₁ [nee·pū] R vi. to move together.
neʻepū₂ [nee·pū] R vi. sitting with one leg crossed over the other, as in certain ancient religious ceremonies. rare.
neʻeu R vi. to move, budge.
A kahi hoʻi ka neʻeu o koʻu oho.Never before has my scalp had such a creepy sensation. (song)
ʻAʻohe neʻeu mai ke kāhea ʻia aku.Doesn't budge when called.
Negero R var. spelling of Nekelo, Negro...
negero [ne·ge·ro] s. Eng A negro; a black man; often written nika, but vulgarly.
nehe₁ R vi. to rustle, as leaves or the sea; rumbling; groping with the hands, as in searching.
nehe lanirumbling of thunder in the sky
nehe vi. to rustle, as leaves or the sea.
nehe [ne·he] v. To make a rustling noise, as shuffling the feet or drumming with the fingers; to rumble slightly; to seratch on something capable of making a noise. see nenehe, neneke and kamumu.
s. A rustling sound, as in walking; a rumor of a thing done. see nene.
nehe₂ R n. taffeta, so called because it rustles (nehe).
nehe laubrocaded taffeta
nehe₃ R same as kī nehe, (Bidens pilosa) young plants, just before flowering, are cooked for tea. also kī, kī pipili. cf. koʻokoʻolau₂. PLA FLO
nehe₄ R n. native shrubs and herbs (Lipochaeta spp.) in the daisy family, with yellow flowers. (Neal 840) [(FJ) PPn *nefe, plant sp]PLA FLO
nehe [ne·he] s. A plant having flowers resembling May-weed.
nehe₅ R n. some kinds of pond scums (Spirogyra spp.), fine fresh-water algae, consisting of rows of single-celled filaments, each cell containing ribbonshaped spirals. also limu kala wai, līpalaʻō, līpālāwai, palaʻo, pālāwai.
nehekū [nehe·kū] R nvi. gaseous condition of the digestive tract, occasionally audible; to belch.
nehenehe [nehe·nehe] R redup. of nehe₁, rustle...
nehenehe [ne·he·ne·he] adj. Rustling; scrambling, as many; starting, as a single person.
nehenuʻu [nehe·nuʻu] R n. sound of lightning striking. rare.
nehi R vs. rotten, moldy, spoiled, as food. FOO
nehi [ne·hi] adj. Rotten; ruined; spoiled; applied to food.
nehi [ne·hi] adv. Yesterday; inahea kou puka ana mai la? I nehi aku la, or i nehi. NOTE.—Nehi is generally followed by nei, and is mostly added to it; as, i nehinei, this past day, i. e., yesterday. see nehinei.
nehinehāuli [nehine·ha·uli] R n. mouse-eared chickweed, a small-leafed weedy herb (Cerastium vulgatum), from Europe. lit., dark nehine.
nehinei [nehi·nei] R loc.n. yesterday (usually preceded by locative particle i and not an article). (Gram. 8.6) [Pn(CE) *i-nanafi, yesterday]
i nehinei a i kēia lā akuday before yesterday
nehinei [ne·hi·nei] adv. see nehi. Yesterday; the day before the present day; nawaliwali au mai nehinei mai no, I have been unwell since yesterday. It is generally prefixed by i and written as one word, thus, inehinei; it is also sometimes spelled ineihinei. see inehinei. (Gram. 8.6)
nehinei ā ia lā aku day before yesterday. (EH)
nehiwa R nvi. play language, and to use the play language with order of syllables of most words reversed, as nehiwa from wahine, or as in this example:. also wehiwa.
ʻOhe uʻo kemakema iā eʻo - (ʻAʻohe oʻu makemake iā ʻoe).I don't like you.
nehiwa [ne·hi·wa] s. From From wahine transposed. Name of a lascivious talk; eia ka olelo hewa hou, o ke kake, o ka nehiwa, o ka okoleke.
nehoa R var. of nahoa, bold, defiant...
nehoa [ne·ho·a] adj. Hard; strong; bold; able.
v. To be strong; to be able; to be bold; to be hard. Hoo. The same. see nahoa. Also, to be impudent to others.
nē hoʻohune wheedle. (EH)
nehu R n. anchovy, a fish (Stolephorus purpureus), used for eating and to chum bonito. This name may be qualified by the terms kū lani, maoli, pākiʻi, pala. see ex. pōʻieʻie. [Pn(NP) *nefu, anchovy (Stolephorus sp.)]FIS
nehu [ne·hu] s. The name of a species of fish.
nehunehu [nehu·nehu] R same as lehulehu, multitude, crowd...
nehunehu [ne·hu·ne·hu] s. see lehulehu. A multitude; the mass of people.
nei₁ R nvi. to rumble, as an earthquake; sighing, soughing, as of the wind; indistinct sound, as of distant shouting. . see ex. nākolo. TAP
Nei akula ka ʻaha leʻaleʻa no kēia poʻe wāhine, no ke ʻano ʻē o kō lākou kapa.The pleasure gathering was in an uproar about the women and the strangeness of their tapa. (Laie 491)
nei v. Similar to nee, but with more energy. To move along with noise or tumult; to rush; a nei aku la i na kumu o ka lani, and he moved the foundations of heaven; e nei nakulu ana ia nei, to move upon in a rush.
Hoo. To move, as in a tumult; to shove or urge along.
To move; to be forced, as the trees by the wind.
To make a confused noise, as a multitude moving together.
nei₂ R same as kōʻeleʻele, a seaweed according to (Reed 116), same as limu uaua loli. SWD
nei₃ R demon. occurring in several positions with several meanings. nei may be considered a part of the present tense verb marker ke (verb) nei [see ke (verb) nei and (Gram. 5.3)], and of the sequence ua (noun) nei, this aforementioned noun [see ua (noun) nei and (Gram. 8.3.4)]. After directionals and some nouns, nei may indicate past time :
Hele mai nei nō ʻoia. He came here.
i ka pō nei last night
kēia pule aku nei last week
Following nouns and pronouns, nei means 'this' and may indicate affection, as in the common sequences Hawaiʻi nei, this [beloved] Hawaiʻi, and e ia nei or e i nei, you [beloved] who are here. Preposed nei seems to carry both favorable and pejorative emotional connotations: nei ʻāina, this [fine] land, nei maʻi ʻo ka lēpela, this [horrible] disease, leprosy. (Gram. 7.2, 8.3.2) [Pn(NP) *nei, here, near speaker]
nei adv. When following verbs, nei marks the present time; following nouns, it relates to the present place; as, ke hele nei au, I am going; ma Honolulu nei, at Honolulu here.
neʻi₁ R rare var. of neʻe, moving along...
neʻi₂ R loc.n. here, this place, local (often preceded by i, ma, o; cf. ʻaneʻi, ʻoneʻi). (Gram. 8.6) FIS
nā kānaka lawaiʻa o neʻi neithe fishermen of this place; the local fishermen
No neʻi kaʻu huakaʻi.My journey will be to this place.
nei s. This place, or time; perhaps it should be classed with adverbs, but it has the attendants of a substantive; aohe akua o nei, there is no god of here, i. e., of this place; ia nei, here abouts, at this place; iho nei, just now, time past. see Grammar § 161.
adj. pron For neia or keia, this. No ka la auhau a ke alii nona nei noho ana ma Hawaii huipuia nei, for the tax day of the chief who sits now (as king) over these united Hawaiian (Islands.) E like me nei hana a ke kula nui, like this exercise of the high school.
neia, nēia, neʻia [neia·ne·ia·neʻia] R demon. similar to kēia, this, but mostly Biblical. (Gram. 8.3.5)
o neia manawaof this time
neia [nei·a] adj. pron This. Synonymous with keia. 1 Oihl. 17:16.
neʻia R var. spelling of neia, this...
nēia R var. spelling of neia, this...
nei ke ʻōlaʻi the earth quakes. (EH)
neʻikū [nei·kū] R n. avalanche, rapid fall with great momentum.
He ikaika hiliau ka lani o ka neʻikū.The royal chief is strong in devious ways, swift in movement. (For. 6:381)
neinei [nei·nei] R redup. of nei₁, to rumble, quake.
neʻineʻi₁ [nei·neʻi] R same as neʻeneʻe₁, moving along little by little... rare.
neinei [nei·nei] To slip up; to slip away. see elehei.
neʻineʻi₂ [nei·neʻi] R vs. short, small, as clothes; low-lying, squatting; crowded; to shrink, a small bit.
ke hele neʻineʻi neiwalking with very short steps
neʻineʻi ka hanushort of breath
neʻineʻi ka mea i loaʻanot much obtained
neinei [nei·nei] v. see nei. To draw up; to shrink; to contract.
To be too short or too small, as clothes.
adv. Too short; too low; not fitting, as a garment; moving off; kikenenei.
neʻineʻi₃ [nei·neʻi] R same as naʻenaʻe₁, shrubs or small trees. PLA TRE
neke₁ R n. a fern (Cyclosorus interruptus) found in many tropical countries, somewhat like the kikawaiō, but only half as large. FER
neke₂ R rare var. of nakeke, rattling, rustling...
neke [ne·ke] v. To scratch; to make the noise of scratching, as marking on a board, writing on a slate or rough paper.
s. see nakeke. An indistinct rustling sound, as scratching on a rough board; an echo among the hills. see neneke and kawewe.
Nekelana [neke·lana] n. The Netherlands; Netherlander; Netherlandian. Eng. G
Nekelo, Negero R n. black, Negro. Eng.
neki₁ R n. great bulrush. . also ʻakaʻakai, nānaku. (Neal 88)PLA
neki [ne·ki] s. A rush growing beside the water; a bulrush; he akaakai.
neki₂ R vs. full, crowded, packed. rare.
neki [ne·ki] adj. Full, as a room with people; full, as a container; running over; packed in; crowded one against another.
neki₃ R vs. akward, unskillful, ignorant. rare.
neki [ne·ki] Awkward; unskillful; ignorant.
neko R vs. dirty, filthy; vile-smelling, as perspiration. . cf. eko, weko.
hoʻonekoto make dirty, soil
neko [ne·ko] v. To have an offensive smell; to be foul; to be filthy; to emit a stench.
s. An offensive smell; a stench; an ill savor.
adj. Filthy; bad smelling; pilau, ihuneko.
nekoneko [neko·neko] R redup. of neko, dirty...
nekoneko [ne·ko·ne·ko] s. An offensive smell; a stench; an ill savor.
adj. Filthy; bad smelling; pilau, ihuneko.
nekuʻe R vi. to rub back and forth, as the elbow (kuʻekuʻe); angry (rare). cf. nakuʻe.
nele R nvs. lacking, destitute, deprived, needy, wanting, deficient, without; to need; deficit (sometimes followed by a negative without change of meaning: nele nā kānaka i ke kumu ʻole, the people lack a teacher [lit., the people are lacking because no teacher]). cf. ex., goose. cf. hakanele, kā₁. [Pn(CE) *ŋere, needy, deprived of]
He nele ʻāina auaneʻi kākou, e nānā aku ai i kāna.So we'll be lacking land and have to pay attention to what he says [sarcastic].
hoʻoneleto deprive, make destitute; to deny , impeach
Hoʻonele ʻia lāua i ka ʻai.They lacked food. (Nak. 102).
Ka hoʻonele i ke kanaka i kekahi mau pono.The forfeiture by the individual of some rights.
nele kōkua nele . welfare, i.e. public financial assistance for needy persons.
nele [ne·le] v. To lack; to be without; to be destitute of.
To be in want; to be poor. Kanl. 8:9. To be deprived of; to need or want a thing.
To be bereaved; to be deprived of. Kin. 43:14.
Hoo. To separate or deprive one of his privileges or enjoyments; to suffer loss.
To be without, i. e., to be destitute of. Oihk. 2:13. NOTE.—Nele has this peculiarity: it is followed by the name of the thing wanted, and this name is again followed by ole, no, not; as, nele na kanaka o Honolulu i ke kumu ole, the people of Honolulu are without a teacher. The ole in our idiom would be superfluous, but the Hawaiian requires it.
s. Want; destitution; bereavement; need. 1 Ioan. 3:17; Kanl. 15:8. see hemahema.
adj. Destitute; deprived of; empty. Kanl. 32:28.
adv. Destitutely; being without.
neleau [nele·au] R n. the native Hawaiian sumach (Rhus sandwincensis, synonyms R. semilata var. sandwicensis and R. chinesis var. sandwicensis) a shrub or small tree, with light, soft, tough wood. also neneleau. (Neal 525–6)PLA TRE
nele i ka hana unemployed. (EH)
nele loa destitute. (EH)
nele wai vs. anhydrous, i.e. without water. lit., lack water. cf. ʻanahaidaraside. SCI
nelu R same as nenelu, flabby fat... BOD
nelu [ne·lu] adj. Fat; fleshy; full fed; plump.
nelunelu [nelu·nelu] R same as nenelu, flabby fat... BOD
nelunelu [ne·lu·ne·lu] adj. Fat; fleshy; full fed; plump.
nema R nvt. criticizing; critical; to criticize, find fault, censure. . cf. kaʻanema.
hoʻonemasame as above
nema [ne·ma] v. To rail upon one; to speak evil of; to reproach; to treat with contempt one's views or opinions. see loiloi.
nemanema [nema·nema] R redup. of nema; to belittle. . see hula nemanema.
nemanema [ne·ma·ne·ma] v. To rail upon one; to speak evil of; to reproach; to treat with contempt one's views or opinions. see loiloi.
nemo R vs. smooth, smoothly polished, slick; rounded smooth, bare.
hoʻonemoto polish, smooth
Hoʻonemo ka wai i ka pōhaku.The water wears the stone smooth.
nemo [ne·mo] v. To smooth over; to polish; to resemble the smooth skin of a bald head; to be shiningly smooth; e hamo.
s. The full protuberant belly of a child.
nemonemo [nemo·nemo] R redup. of nemo; sleek. WIN
Nemonemo ka puaʻa i Hāʻupu, e haʻi mai ana he lā māliebare of clouds is Hāʻupu, telling us it is a calm day. (chant)
nemonemo [nemo·nemo] vs. bald, 'balahead/bolohead,' as a tire. Niʻihau. see nihoniho. WIN
Ua ʻai ʻia ka nihoniho o ka taea a nemonemo.The tread of the tire was worn bald.
nemonemo [ne·mo·ne·mo] adj. Smooth; smoothly polished; full; large.
nemu [ne·mu] adj. Plump; large; nice; applied to men, women or children, to animals or vegetables.
nemunemu [ne·mu·ne·mu] adj. Plump; large; nice; applied to men, women or children, to animals or vegetables.
nena R same as kīpūkai, a prostrate herb. PLA
nena [ne·na] s. Takes the article ke. A species of small plant.
nenanena [nena·nena] R var. of lenalena.
nenanena ʻauwaeyellowed jaws (insult to old men)
nenanena ʻauwae old age (derisive term). (EH)
nene [ne·ne] A species of thick grass; mauu, weuweu.
O ka mauu nene aala i ke kula o Kanehou.
Ua like paha—ao i like.
nene₁ R vi. to stir, show animation, move, as a fledgling. . cf. nenene. [PPn *nene, orgasm, sensory pleasure]
nene [ne·ne] To be excited; to be moved, as a company of persons at unexpected news. Laieik. 116.
nene₂ R var. of manene₁, shuddery sensation of fear... PCP *nene.
Wai-o-ka-neneWater of the cooling sensation. (name of a stream at Waiʻanae, Oʻahu)
nene₃ R n. a kind of shellfish. FIS
nēnē₁ [ne·nē] R nvi. to chirp, as a cricket; to croak, as a mudhen; crying, as in distress; whimpering, as a sleeping infant. . cf. nē₁, fretting [Pn(EP) *ŋee, squealing or screeching sound]INS
hoʻonēnē₁same as nēnē₁, to chirp, croak, cry, whimper...
nene [ne·ne] A visible appearance; a sign of something about to take place.
A report; a rumor; a gossip. Mar. 13:7.
v. To be on the point of breaking out, as a war.
nēnē₂ [ne·nē] R n. Hawaiian goose (Nesochen sandvicensis), protected and rare on Maui and in Hawaiʻi uplands (down to 40 at one time and about 1,000 in 1978). The official bird of the state of Hawaiʻi, found in the wild only on the islands of Maui, Kauaʻi and Hawaiʻi. BIR
nene [ne·ne] s. A goose, a species of which is found on the high lands of Hawaii.
nēnē₃ [ne·nē] R n. mat pattern: two vertical rows of triangles, with the bases below, and the apices touching the bases above. MAT
nēnē₄ [ne·nē] R n. a variety of ʻawa, stems green with dark-green spots . also kuaʻea. [(FJ) PPn *ŋeeŋee, shrub sp]PLA
nēnē₅ [ne·nē] R same as ʻai-a-ka-nēnē, a plant (Neal 803)PLA
nēnē₆ [ne·nē] R probably same as nēnē ʻau kai, sea gull BIR
nēnē₇ [ne·nē] R nvi. rumor, gossip. INS
hoʻonēnē kauarumors of war, talk or threats of war (FS 139)
hoʻonēnē₂same as nēnē₇, rumor, gossip...
nēnē₈ [ne·nē] R nvi. to be attracted to; cherish, think of, as with affection. cf. hōnēnē, attract...; nēnē hiwa, prized, beloved, precious... INS
hoʻonēnē₃same as nēnē₈, be attracted to, cherish...
ʻO nā kānaka Hawaiʻi, he poʻe makeʻe haku, he poʻe nēnē ʻili kapu.The Hawaiian people are people who cherish their lords, people constantly thinking of the sacred skin [of chiefs].
nenea R var. of nanea, of absorbing interest...
nenea [ne·ne·a] v. see nea. To sit together and talk, without care or anxiety or thought for the future; e like me ka ai a laua i poho ai, a o ka mea i nenea palaka ka haupu.
nēnē ʻau kai, nēnēʻau kai [ne·ne·au·kai] R n. sea gull, rarely seen, so named because of its resemblance to the Hawaiian goose, nēnē. lit., sea-travelling goose.
Na ka Pueo-kahi ke aloha, nēnē ʻau kai o Mauigreeting to the Pueo-kahi [ship], seafaring gull of Maui. (song)
neneʻe R redup. of neʻe, moving along little by little or by fits and starts... but less used than neʻeneʻe; low-growing, spreading, creeping, as a ground vine.
nenee [ne·nee] v. see nee. To draw to; to move along. Isa. 5:19.
nenehe R redup. of nehe₁, to come upon quietly, move stealthily...
nēnē hiwa [ne·ne·hiwa] R vs. prized, beloved, precious.
He nēnē pūlama ʻia, he nēnē hiwa i ka manaʻo.A cherished beloved one, precious to think of. (chant)
nenehū [nene·hū] R vs. warped, bent out of shape. . cf. hū, swollen.
nenehu [ne·ne·hu] adj. see nehu. Bending out, as a board; warped.
Nēnēhua-ka-wāwae [ne·ne·huakawa·wae] R n. star name (no data). (Kuhelani)STA
Nēnēhua Kea [ne·ne·hua·kea] R n. star name (no data). (Kuhelani)STA
Nēnēhua Uli [ne·ne·hua·uli] R n. star name (no data). (Kuhelani)STA
nenei R same as nanai, difficult to climb; swift...
nenei [ne·nei] adj. Turning the face downwards and the back upwards.
Steep, as a hill; he alanui nenei ohope. see also neinei.
neneke₁ R vs. shuffling, scratching, thumping sound; to sound thus. [Pn(CE) *ŋete, ??]
neneke [ne·ne·ke] s. see neke. Any low confused monotonous noise made by the moving of the feet, drumming with the fingers or scratching on a board.
v. see neke. To rustle; to move; to make a noise.
neneke₂ R same as nanaka.
nēnēleʻa [ne·ne·leʻa] R n. joyous, gladness.
nenelea [ne·ne·le·a] s. Nene and lea, joy. Joy; gladness. see lealea.
neneleau [nenele·au] R same as neleau, native Hawaiian sumach,,, (KL. line 102) PLA
nenelu R nvs. flabby fat; soft, as fine, worked-up soil (see ex., mehelu); boggy, marshy, springy, swampy; mire, bog, marsh; soft plumpness.
nenelu vs. marshy.
nenelu [ne·ne·lu] s. A receptacle of filth; a ditch; a miry place. Iob. 30:19.
Mire; mud. 2 Sam. 22:43. Aole nenelu o ka lepo, a he lepo paakiki.
Slumpy; miry, as a wet, soft place.
adj. Thick, as a board.
nenene₁ R nvi. fluttering the wings; contracting the muscles, flexing the muscles, as preparing for exercise.
nenene [ne·ne·ne] v. see nene. To be on the point of doing a thing; to act as a bird about to fly. Hoo. No ka mea, he hoonenene nei lakou e lele iho.
nenene₂ R redup. of nene₂.
nenenepu [nene·nepu] R plural of nenepu, plump...
nenenepu [ne·ne·ne·pu] adj. see nepu and nepunepu. Full in flesh; round; full.
nenepu R redup. of nepu, plump...
nenepu [ne·ne·pu] adj. Fat; full in flesh; plump.
nenewa R redup. of newa, reel, stagger...
nenewa [ne·ne·wa] v. see newa. To be dizzy; to stagger; to reel.
s. Dizziness of the head; vertigo.
nenewai [nene·wai] R n. a variety of sweet potato. SWP
nenewe R redup. of newe, plump; filled out...
neno R vt. to question repeatedly.
nenu R var. of nūnū₃, trumpet fish... FIS
nenue₁, nenuwe R n. chub fish, also known as rudder or pilot fish (Kyphosus bigibbus, K. vaigiensis). This name may be qualified by the terms ʻeleʻele, kea, pāʻīʻiʻi, pākiʻikiʻi, uli. Also nanue, enenue, manaloa. see hoe nenue. PNP *nenue. FIS
nenue₂, nenuwe R n. var. of nanue, seaweed. SWD
nenue₃, nenuwe R n. a paddle with a broad blade. rare.
nenuwe R var. spelling of nenue₁, chub fish...
neo R nvs. empty, bare, desolated; nothing, naught; failing, getting nowhere.
Ahu ka neo!A heap of nothing! Nothing gained or worth anything at all.
hoʻoneoto lay waste, devastate, make destitute; desolation; turning to naught
kahi a ka neoplace of nothing [nothing gained, obtained]
neo [ne·o] v. To be silent; to be still where had been life and activity.
adj. Desolate; empty, as a house or city without inhabitants; solitary, as a path through a wilderness. Kanl. 32:10.
s. Hoo Desolation; ruin. Ier. 25:18. An empty space.Iob. 26:7.
neoneo [neo·neo] R redup. of neo, empty, bare, desolated...; to ravage; chaos.
Aia ʻike ʻoukou i ka mea ʻino e hoʻoneoneo ai.When you see the abomination of desolation. (Mat. 24.15)
hoʻoneoneoredup. of hoʻoneo (Oihk. 26:32)
neoneo [ne·o·ne·o] v. To be silent; to be still where had been life and activity.
Hoo. To make silent; to cause to be still, as an assembly; to cause one to say nothing. Oih. 21:40.
Used imperatively, hush; silence; no noise.
To cause silence by desolation. Mat. 24:15. Hence, to make desolate, as a house, city or country by destroying the people. Oihk. 26:31. Oia ka mea e neoneo ai ka aina i kanaka ole, that is what renders a land desolate without people.
To cause to be empty or desolate. Isa. 24:1.
adj. Desolate; empty, as a house or city without inhabitants; solitary, as a path through a wilderness. Kanl. 32:10.
s. Hoo Desolation; ruin. Ier. 25:18. An empty space.Iob. 26:7.
Nepala n. Nepal; Nepalese. Eng. G
Nepalaka, Nebaraka R n. Nebraska. G
Nepalaka, Nebaraka [nepa·laka] n. Nebraska; Nebraskan. G
Nepekune [nepe·kune] n. Neptune. Eng. STA
nepu R vs. plump, full and round in flesh, bulging; swollen, as a stream. . cf. nenelu. BOD
hoʻoneputo cause plumpness, swelling; plump
nepu R vs. gibbous, as the moon. . cf. kewe.[+]ADD STA
He mahina nepu māhuahua ʻo Hua.Hua is a waxing gibbous moon.
mahina nepu māhuahuawaxing gibbous moon
mahina nepu manonowaning gibbous moon
nepu [ne·pu] adj. Round, full and plump, as a fat animal; full in flesh; fat.
nepue R var. of nepu, plump... BOD
nepue [ne·pu·e] adj. Round, full and plump, as a fat animal; full in flesh; fat.
nepunepu [nepu·nepu] R redup. of nepu; chubby. BOD
nui nepunepularge and plump
nepunepu [ne·pu·ne·pu] adj. Round, full and plump, as a fat animal; full in flesh; fat.
nepunepulike [ne·pu·ne·pu·li·ke] adj. The same rotund size throughout.
neu [ne·u] adj. Fat; fleshy; plump; fair; spoken in reference to animals; fat, as beef.
nēʻū R n. cooked and unpounded taro. also kalo paʻa, kuala, kūpuʻu. TAR
neʻuneʻu [neu·neʻu] R same as nepunepu, chubby... rare.
neuneu [ne·u·ne·u] adj. Fat; fleshy; plump; fair; spoken in reference to animals; fat, as beef.
Nevada R var. spelling of Newaka, Nevada...
newa R vi. to pass, of time. [Trad. (Makakēhau).]. cf. kūnewa.[+]ADD
I loko o kēlā au kahiko i newa akula.In those ancient days passed.
newa₁ R n. war club, cudgel, policeman's club; fluted stone, as held in the hand as a stone club; fluted stone inserted in one end of a war club or dagger, as the pāhoa.
newa [ne·wa] s. A staff; a cane; a cudgel; a war stick; laau kaua.
newa₂ R nvi. to reel, stagger; dizziness, vertigo; dizzy. [PPn *newa, aimless, wandering]ILL
newa [ne·wa] v. To reel; to stagger, as one drunk; to walk as one who has been drinking hola.
To be dizzy, as one under the influence of vertigo. see nenewa.
Newa₃ R a constellation, probably the Southern Cross. STA
Newada n. Nevada; Nevadan. . also Newaka. G
Newaka, Newada, Nevada R n. Nevada. G
Newaka, Newada n. Nevada; Nevadan. G
newanewa [newa·newa] R redup. of newa₂, to reel, stagger... ILL
newanewa [ne·wa·ne·wa] s. A vertigo; a dizziness in the head; ka newanewa ma ka pouli i ka ua.
adj. Reeling; staggering; intoxicated; having a vertigo.
newe [ne·we] To be fickle-minded.
newe₁ R vs. plump; filled out, full, as a pregnant woman; billowy, as a cloud; moving, as a current. [Pn(MQ) *newenewe, fat (of person)]WIN BOD
newe [ne·we] v. To suffer; to be in pain from fullness of the stomach.
To be large, round and full, as a child's abdomen.
To be full, as one who has eaten too much.
Newe₂ R var. of Newa₃, a constellation... STA
Newenewe [newe·newe] R same as Newe₂, a constellation... PCP *newenewe. STA
newenewe [ne·we·ne·we] v. see newe. To be swelled unnaturally, as the belly of a child from over eating; newenewe ka hua; to be round, smooth and plump; to look sad; to feel sad.
adj. Plump; full, as an ear of corn in the husk, or as a round, full grown fruit; plump; full, as a pregnant female; aohe newenewe o ka hua, he malili, the fruit is not full grown, it is stinted; newenewe ka opu.
adj. Plump; round; thick, as a cloud in the horizon; he ao newenewe, a thick cloud near the sea.
newenewewe₁ [newe·newewe] R redup. of newe₁, plump... [Pn(MQ) *newenewe, Fat (of person)]
newenewewe₂ [newe·newewe] R exclamation of maika players as they cheer the rolling stone.
newenewewe [ne·we·ne·we·we] s. The exclamations of people when they play at maika, while the stone is rolling and they cheer it on.
newenewewe₃ [newe·newewe] R n. a kind of fish (no data). FIS
newewe R same as newenewewe. FIS
Newisa R n. Nevis. Nevis. Kana Kiti me Newisa. Saint Kitts and Nevis. Eng. [+]ADD G
nia R vs. smooth, round, bald; calm, as a smooth sea. [Pn(CE) *nia, smooth: *ni(q)a]
hoʻoniato make smooth and even, as in carving; to remove all vestige of vegetation
poʻo niabald head
-nia R pas/imp. suffix. . see ʻaihuenia, kuhinia, manoninia, walania. (Gram. 6.6.3) PPN *-ngia.
nia [ni·a] adj. Bald; baldheaded; round and smooth, as a bald head.
niʻa R nvt. malicious gossip or accusation; slanderous; to accuse falsely or by trapping, malign.
Niagara R var. spelling of Niakala, Niagara...
Niakala, Niagara [nia·kala] R n. Niagara. Eng. G
Niakala, Niagara R n. Niagara. G
nīane [ni·ane] n. neon. Eng. SCI
niania [nia·nia] R redup. of nia, smooth...
niania [ni·a·ni·a] s. see nia. A smooth surface; a calm and smooth sea.
A baldheaded person.
adj. Calm; quiet; smooth, as the unruffled sea; hence,.
Shining; reflecting light.
Smooth; shorn close, as the head. see maniania.
niʻaniʻa [nia·niʻa] R redup. of niʻa, malicious gossip or accusation...
E ʻimi ana e hopu i kekahi mea no loko mai o kona waha, i niʻaniʻa ai lākou iāiaseeking to catch something from within his mouth with which they might accuse him. (Luka 11.54)
niania [ni·a·ni·a] v. To accuse falsely; to accuse by trapping. Luk. 11:54. To accuse and bring no evidence. Luk. 23:14.
To seek occasion against one; to condemn one unheard.
Reproach; blasphemy; a false accusation.
He poe niania wale, false accusers. 2 Tim. 3:3.
nianiape₁ [nia·niape] R redup. of niape, long, extended...
nianiape₂ [nia·niape] R vs. bending, arching.
nianiape [ni·a·ni·a·pe] adj. see niape. Bending; arching; stretching out long.
nianiau [nia·niau] R var. of niniau.
hoʻonianiauvar. of hoʻoniniau
hoʻonianiau i ka naʻauaoquiet, persistent pursuit of knowledge
nianiau [ni·a·ni·au] adv. Hoo Straightly, as one's course in moving; holo, e hooniau, bele hoonianiau lau konale waho.
adj. Straight; pololei.
niʻaniʻau [nia·niʻau] R same as kupukupu; Niʻihau . . . cf. ʻōkupukupu, ferns. FER
nianiele [nia·niele] R var. of nieniele, investigate...
nianiele [ni·a·ni·e·le] v. see niele. To ask with surprise; to seek for information by asking to ascertain the facts of a case.
nīao₁ [ni·ao] R n. edge, as of a canoe (FS 143); groove; rim, as of a bowl. [Pn(CE) *niao, gunwale of canoe, rim, edge (of tool): *ni(i)ao]CAN
niao [ni·ao] An edge; a groove; a projection.
The brim of a container, as a box, barrel, tub, &c.
Any substance with prominent corners.
nīao₂ [ni·ao] R nvi. mewing, purring.
nīao₃ [ni·ao] R nvi. stretching up, as by one standing on tiptoe.
niao [ni·ao] A standing with the head and ears erect.
nīao₄ [ni·ao] R n. sharp edge of a knife blade. TOO
niao [ni·ao] s. The sharp edge or corner of a board, or the middle of a cocoanut leaf.
The middle fibre of a cocoanut leaf.
niape R vs. long, extended, as a pole. rare.
niape [ni·a·pe] adj. Long.
niau R vi. moving smoothly, swiftly, silently, peacefully; flowing or sailing thus; to pass on, glide.
he ʻale niaua moving billow
hoʻoniaufollowing swiftly and silently; continuing; prolonging; copying, imitating
Hoʻoniau akula ka makāula i kāna pule ʻana.The prophet continued on and on with his prayer.
Niau aku nei ma ka Penekia.Swiftly sailing away on the Benicia. (chant)
Ua niau ke kapu.The taboo has passed.
niau [ni·au] v. To sail easily; to sail genteelly.
adj. Easy sailing.
nīʻau [ni·ʻau] n. nut, as on an ʻukulele or guitar. Niʻihau. nīʻau liʻiliʻi. head nut. nīʻau nui. bridge. see ʻukulele. MUS
nīʻau₁ R n. midrib of coconut leaf or frond; rib of an umbrella; coconut-leaf midrib or ʻilima rod used as a taboo marker at end of a hālau; groove. fig., tall, thin person. cf. akenīʻau. [Pn(CE) *nii-kau, coconut frond]CN
niau [ni·au] s. see niao. The stem of a cocoanut leaf.
The whale-bone or wood of an umbrella; he iwi ha.
He aki niau.
nīʻau₂ R n. ramrod.
nīʻau₃ R n. billow. rare.
nīʻau₄ R n. diseases. diseases. see below.
nīʻau hōlua [niau·ho·lua] R n. name of a disease (no data).
nīʻau kāhili [niau·ka·hili] R n. broom made of coconut-leaf midribs tied together at one end. . also pūpū nīʻau. CN
nīʻau kani R n. a true jew's harp, made of a thin strip of wood, about 10 cm long and 2.5 cm wide, with a coconut midrib (nīʻau) or bamboo strip lashed lenghtwise; played something like the ʻūkēkē. Ka-mehameha's return from Oʻahu to Hawaiʻi was called ka nīʻau kani because of the sound of the wind rustling the feathers of the many kāhili escorting him. lit., sounding coconut midrib. cf. ʻūkēkē. CN MUS
nīʻaukani [ni·au·kani] n. Jew's harp. CN MUS
niaukani [ni·au·ka·ni] s. Niau, cocoanut leaf stem, and kani, to sound. A kind of rude jewsharp made of the stem of a cocoanut leaf; he ukeke.
nīʻau lā [ni·au·lā] n. ray, i.e. one of the bony spines supporting the membrane of a fish's fin. lit., fin midrib. FIS
nīʻaupiʻo [niau·piʻo] R n. offspring of the marriage of a high-born brother and sister, or half-brother and half-sister. lit., bent coconut midrib, i.e., of the same stalk. CN
niaupio [ni·au·pi·o] s. Niau and pio, a chief of the highest grade. A superior or highest chief; a kapu chief; he alii kapu, he alii moi. Literally, it applies to the child of two high chiefs, i. e., father and mother both high chiefs. see kupa ai au, a child who enjoys, eats the land; au, region.
nīʻau pūlumi [niau·pu·lumi] R n. broom straw. lit., broom (Eng.) coconut-leaf midrib. CN
nīʻau ʻūkēkē [niau·u·ke·kē] R same as nīʻau kani.
nīʻau wāwae kahi [niau·wa·wae·kahi] R same as kākaiawī, a disease.
nie₁ R short for nīele.
Nie au, Moala, ʻehia inu ʻawa ?I asked with curiosity, Moala, how many kawa drinkers? (PH 121)
nie₂ R var. of nia.
nīele [ni·ele] R nvs. to keep asking questions; inquisitive, curious, plying with frivolous questions (often used in pejorative sense, as of a busybody asking things that do not concern him); to quiz, pump; question. As an exclamation of annoyance: you are too inquisitive! Who cares to answer your questions!.
hoʻonīelequestioning, especially by leading up indirectly rather than directly; quizzing; curious; curiosity
nīele [ni·ele] vs. curious. . also pena.
niele [ni·e·le] v. To ask; to inquire; to put questions to another; to ask questions generally.
s. A question; a proposition; a problem to be solved.
A questioner; an inquirer.
nā nīele e pili ana relevant questions. (EH)
nienie [nie·nie] R vs. sheer and smooth, as a cliff.
Ka piʻina nienie o Haʻaheo.The sheer ascent of Haʻaheo.
nieniele [nie·niele] R redup. of nīele; to investigate.
nieniele [ni·e·ni·e·le] v. see niele and nianiele. To ask questions repeatedly; to ask about this and that; a nieniele mai la na kanaka i ke ano o ia mea, the people asked frequently the meaning of this thing (an eclipse.).
niha R same as kamaniha, cross.
niha [ni·ha] adj. Rude; rough; harsh; unsocial; wild, &c.; tight in a bargain. see the compound kamaniha.
nihaniha [niha·niha] R redup. of niha, cross...
nihaniha [ni·ha·ni·ha] adj. Rude; rough; harsh; unsocial; wild, &c.; tight in a bargain. see the compound kamaniha.
nīheu [ni·heu] R n. fancy or unusual style of hair dressing. BOD
Nīheu R trickster demigod, younger brother of Kana, described as kolohe (mischievous) and maka kaha (mean-eyed). (PH 114)
niheu [ni·heu] s. A person whose hair as in ancient times was fancifully fixed; he kanaka maoli no, o ka lauoho nae o Niheu.
nihi₁ R nvs. edge, brink, rim, border; sideways, on edge, steep. also lihi. cf. kūnihi₁, steep, sheer..., kūnihi₂, ridge, as of a precipice... [Pn(NP) *nifi, thin, sharp]
nihi₂ R vs. stealthily, quietly, softly, unobtrusively, carefully; creeping silently and softly, as on tiptoe; difficult or precarious of passage, as a trail along a precipice; circumspect, prudent, with careful observance of taboos, with discrimination. [Pn(CE) *nifi, move stealthily]FLO
E nihi ka hele i ka uka o Puna, mai ʻako i ka pua, o lilo i ke ala o ka hewahewa.Circumspect (or prescribed) the voyage inland of Puna, do not pick flowers or be led to the paths of wrongness. (PH 31)
hele nihito proceed with caution and diplomacy
noho nihito act with caution, diplomacy
nihi [ni·hi] v. To walk very softly and carefully, as on tip-toe; to creep quietly and softly. Laieik. 96.
To turn sideways on entering a house.
To abstain from doing certain things through fear of offending the gods.
To do a thing quietly, silently or secretly, i. e., unseen by others.
E hoopono ka hele i ka uka o Puna,.
E nihi ka hele, mai hoolawehala,.
Mai noho a ako i ka pua o hewa,.
O inaina ke akua, paa ke alanui,.
Aole ou ala e hiki aku ai.
adv. Carefully; quietly; o ka hana palanehe ole, o ka lawe nihi. see kunihi.
nihia R pas/imp. of nihi₂, stealthily, quietly...
nihi ka hele lurk, to move quietly, to walk slowly, quietly. (EH)
nihina R same as nihi₁, edge, brink, rim, border..., nihi₂, stealthily, quietly, softly...
Nihina ka hele a ka makani.The wind goes quietly.
nihinihi [nihi·nihi] R redup. of nihi₁, edge, nihi₂, stealthily... fastidious, overly strict, finicky, decorous, dainty. Also lihilihi. see ex. noho lihilihi.
ʻai hoʻonihinihito pick at food, as a finicky person; to eat with careful observance of taboos
lā nihinihivery severe taboo day
nihinihi [ni·hi·ni·hi] s. Anything standing on the edge; the sharp ridge of a mountain; the corner of a square piece of timber; the corner of a table, &c.
adj. Standing up on edge; narrow ridged, as a mountain sharp at the top; difficult; strait; narrow edged.
nihipali [nihi·pali] R n. a kind of fish (no data). FIS
niho vs. to have whitecaps. [ mān: daisy pai]. see ʻale kuakea.
Ua niho ke kai i nehinei.The sea had whitecaps yesterday.
niho₁ R nvs. tooth; toothed; nipper, as of an insect; octopus beak; Aristotle's lantern, of a sea urchin; claw, as of crab; tusk; stones set interlocking, as in a wall; biting, of the teeth; cog. . see niho-manō, a tapa design. lit., shark tooth... [(AN) PPn *nifo, tooth]CRA INS BOD
hoʻonihoto lay stones interlocking; to set stones, as in a fence
Hoʻonoho niho ʻia.The stones are set [as in a fence].
Mai hana wale aku ʻoe iā Keʻoi, he niho,.Don't act indiscriminately toward Keʻoi, he has teeth! [He is dangerous, as in sorcery.].
nā niho o kāna pale kauathe bosses of his bucklers (Ioba 15.26)
Puka ka niho o Laʻa-kea.Laʻa-kea is getting his teeth.
niho n. tooth. nau kuai i ka niho. to grind the teeth. puka niho. cavity in a tooth, caries. cf. haka waha. see kauka hoʻopololei niho, wili niho, ʻōhiki kauka niho, and entries below. . CRA INS BOD
n. dental, in linguistics. CRA INS BOD
niho [ni·ho] v. To bite with the teeth; to indent; to set in like teeth; to lay a stone wall in a bank of earth.
s. A tooth. Puk. 21:27. The tooth of an animal, especially a whale's tooth; e malama i ka niho palaoa, take care of the niho palaoa (an ornament made of a whale's tooth.) see palaoa. Niho elepane, elephant's tooth, i. e., ivory. 2 Oihl. 9:17. O ka niho mano ko Hawaii nei mea e ako ai i ka lauoho, a shark's tooth was the Hawaiian instrument for cutting the hair.
niho₂ R n. tapa or mat patterns, always followed by qualifiers; see below.
nihoa₁ R pas/imp. of niho; toothed, serrated, notched, jagged, sharp; firmly imbedded and interlocked, as stones in a fence.
Nihoa ka pali.Toothed is the cliff.
Nihoa₂ R n. name of an island between Kauaʻi and Midway. see saying, pākū (curtain, screen, partition...).
Nīhoa [ni·hoa] Nīhoa, the island. Niʻihau. ʻainohu Nīhoa. Nīhoa finch (Telespiza ultima).
Nihoa [ni·hoa] s. see Niihoa one of the islands.
niho ʻaki R n. front teeth, incisors; nippers of insects. lit., biting teeth. INS BOD
niho ʻawa R n. poisonous fang or tooth, as of a centipede.
nihoawa [ni·ho·a·wa] adj. Niho, tooth, and awa, poisonous. Poison toothed, as some animals inclined to bite; poisonous; corroding.
niho ʻelepani [niho·ele·pani] R n. elephant tusk, ivory. (Hoik. 18.12) ANI
niho hoʻokomo [niho·hoo·komo] R n. false tooth. . also niho kuʻi. BOD
niho hou new tooth. (EH)
niho huʻi R nvs. toothache; having a toothache. ILL
nihohui [ni·ho·hui] s. Niho and hui, pain. The toothache; a pain in a tooth.
niho kahi R nvs. single-toothed, having one tooth remaining; a general term for old age. BOD
nihokahi [ni·ho·ka·hi] s. lit. One tooth. One tooth remaining, a term for old age; he haumakaiole, he palalauhala.
niho kaʻi₁ R n. aching tooth or teeth. lit., leading tooth, i.e., it draws the attention. BOD
nihokai [ni·ho·kai] s. A painful affection of a tooth; the toothache. see nihohui.
niho kaʻi₂ R n. stones set in a row, as in a fence.
niho kekē exposed teeth. (EH)
niho kepa n. boar's tusk. Niʻihau. ANI
niho keu R n. protruding, uneven tooth. lit., extra tooth. BOD
niho kīlou [niho·ki·lou] R n. claws of a crab. lit., hook tooth. CRA
nihokōmaka [niho·ko·maka] R n. a kind of fish (no data). FIS
niho kuʻi R n. false tooth. . also niho hoʻokomo. BOD
niho lena R nvs. yellow tooth; yellow-toothed, said derisively of the old. BO