Pukui & Elbert - 1986
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Māmaka Kaiao - 2003-10
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ʻaʻahu   clothing in general
Pn(CE) *kaa-kafu, clothing: *ka(a)kafu
 

ʻaʻahu    
  • clothing in general, garment, array, attire, costume, mantle, gown;
  • to put on or wear clothing, especially shirt, suit, or coat;
  • to cover or wrap, as the body with a blanket.
 
ʻaʻahua     pas/imp. of ʻaʻahu, to put on or wear clothing...
ʻaʻahu aliʻi     regal attire, a royal robe, a type of colored tapa worn by people of rank.
ʻaʻahu a poʻo     head shield; protection for the head in war, as helmet, shield. (Epeso 6.16)
ʻaʻahu hoʻohiwahiwa     formal attire, evening gown. (EH)
ʻaʻahu i kau lula ʻia     formal attire. (EH)
ʻaʻahu ʻili kao     wearer of goat hides (of one so shiftless that he sleep on smelly goat hides instead of mats). (EH)
ʻaʻahuapu     Aahu, garment, and kapu, forbidden. A consecrated or holy garment. Puk. 28:2.
ʻaʻahu kaua     armor, war garment.
ʻaʻahu makaloa     a long malo or ornamented band made of the soft makaloa rush; to put on or wear this garment.
ʻaʻahu ʻoihana piha     full regalia, dress uniform. Lit., full professional garment.
ʻaʻahu ʻoluʻolu     casua wear, informal attire. (EH)
ʻaʻahu pāwehe     garment made of pāwehe, patterned mat; mat made of soft material and woven in the pāwehe pattern; to put on and wear this garment.
ʻaʻahu ʻula     var. of ʻahu ʻula₁, feather cloak or cape...
ʻaʻahu     to put clothing on someone else; to dress, supply with clothing, clothe see ʻaʻahu, clothing in general, garment, array, attire, costume, mantle, gown; to put on or wear clothing, especially shirt, suit, or coat; to cover or wrap, as the body with a blanket.
kīhei ʻaʻahu noʻenoʻe     decorated cape. lit., colored garment cape.
paleʻaʻahu     underclothes, underwear. (Kel. 105)

Gathered; collected; laid up.
 

ahu   heap, pile, collection, mound
(OC) PPn *ʻafu, heap up; a heap or raised place
 

ahu    
  • heap, pile, collection, mound, mass;
  • altar, shrine, cairn;
  • a traplike stone enclosure made by fishermen for fish to enter;
  • laid, as the earth oven.
cf. ahu waiwai, ahuwale, Oʻahu.
ahualala     To lie slain, as many bodies slain in battle; aia hoi, e ahualala kukui ana ka heana, behold, they were dead bodies fallen to the earth. 2 Oihl. 20:24.
ahu hoʻokoe     cache, as in computer program. lit., cache pile. see hoʻokoe.
ahu kāloaʻa     capital, i.e. anything produced in an economy that is accumulated or used to produce other goods and services. lit., business collection. see paikāloaʻa.
ahu     to stone to death; slaughter by burying the victim under a pile of stones. Hākau, half brother of ʻUmi, was killed in this fashion (FS 141), and this method was used unsuccessfully against the hero Kawelo (FS 107).
ahulau    
  • pestilence, epidemic,
  • heaped up, as dead bodies.
 
ahuna     pile, heap.
ahupuaʻa₁     land division usually extending from the uplands to the sea, so called because the boundary was marked by a heap (ahu) of stones surmounted by an image of a pig (puaʻa), or because a pig or other tribute was laid on the altar as tax to the chief. The landlord or owner of an ahupuaʻa might be a konohiki.
ahuua     A heap; a pile; a collection of things; he ahuua waiwai, he ahuua kiekie, a pile of goods, a high heap.
ahu waiwai     storehouse, heap of goods.
ahuwale     exposed, conspicuous, prominent, obvious, in plain view; heaped up.
hoʻahuʻāhu    
  • to pile, heap up; mound.
  • collect; collection, gather, accumulate,
  • to lay away, as goods for the future;
  • fig., to resent, dislike
 
see ahu, heap, pile, collection, mound, mass; altar, shrine, cairn; a traplike stone enclosure made by fishermen for fish to enter; laid, as the earth oven.
hoʻahuʻāhua     to pile up or heap up; embankment see ʻāhua₁, to swell, as a wave; heap, mound, hillock, knoll, pile; heaped, humped; tremendous.
hoʻahuʻāhua kuahene     shield building; to build a shield (volcano). lit., pile up shields.
hooahu     see ahu, to collect. To gather together; to collect; to heap up.
kuahuāhua     heap, pile; heaped or piled up; rising up, as a whale's back above water. lit., back heap (āhua).
lumi hoʻahumi hoʻāhu     storeroom.
wahi hoʻahuhi hoʻāhu ʻōpala     dump, garbage pile.
waihona hoʻahuihona hoʻāhu     storage cabinet. cf. lumi hoʻāhu.


 

ʻahu   garment or covering for the upper part of the body and shoulders, as a cape, shirt, coat
(MP) PPn *kafu, to cover; covering
 

ʻahu    
  • garment or covering for the upper part of the body and shoulders, as a cape, shirt, coat;
  • to put on or wear such;
  • fine soft mat, formerly often used as a cloak;
  • mat used as a canoe cover;
  • short for ʻahu ʻula.
 
cf. ʻaʻahu, ʻahu ʻao, ʻahu hīnano, ʻahu moena, ʻahunāliʻi₁, ʻahu ʻoʻeno, ʻahu ua, ʻahu uhi waʻa, ʻahu ʻula.
ʻahu ʻao     choice mat of fine strands of soft white young pandanus leaves, about 3 cm mesh.
ʻahuhinalo     A garment or cloth made of the hala leaf.
ʻahu hīnano     soft, fine mat garment plaited from fine strands of dried bracts of male pandanus fruit.
ʻahu honua     Earth's mantle.
ʻahu moena     fine patterned mat, plaited with materials of different colors.
ʻahuna     coat, garment, ti-leaf raincoat.
ʻahunāliʻi₁     a tapa for chiefs, colored with candlenut and noni and striped red.
ʻahu ʻoʻeno     matting with twilled pattern, associated with Kauaʻi. (Laie 479)
ʻahu poʻo nui     cloth bound about the head of warriors. (Ellis 102)
ʻahu ua     old type of raincoat made of dried ti leaves fastened to an olonā net, or consisting of a small mat about 1.2 by 1.8 m, made of makaloa sedge, and so supple that it could be rolled up; to wear this garment. Today, raincoat is kukaweke and kuka ua.
ʻahu uhi waʻa     mat canoe covering that protected paddlers in storms.
ʻahu ʻula₁     feather cloak or cape made of the feathers of the ʻōʻō, ʻiʻiwi and other birds, usually red or yellow trimmed with black or green, formerly worn by high chiefs and kings. Today [ca.1957] about 160 have been located in museums and collections of the world, the largest being in the Bishop Museum, Honolulu. Imitation cloaks of plush, felt, paper, or dyed feathers (rare) are worn today in pageants and by members of Hawaiian societies. lit., royal cloak.
moena ʻahu liʻi     fine mat. lit., fine garment mat.
paʻa ʻahu     a carrier of mats (Kep. 129), a heap of mats.
pā ʻahu     var. of paʻa ʻahu, a carrier of mats...


 

ʻale₁   wave, crest of a wave, billow; to ripple, form waves, stir; rippling, stirring; to well, as tears in the eyes;
 

ʻale    
  • wave, crest of a wave, billow;
  • to ripple, form waves, stir; rippling, stirring.
  • to well, as tears in the eyes;
 
see poale. (PH 51)
ʻale ahi lā     solar granule, i.e. gigantic waves of gas which roll across the surface of the sun. lit., wave (of) solar fire. cf. kiko lā, lapa ahi lā, puapuaʻi lā.
ʻaleʻale     redup. of ʻale₁, wave, crest of a wave, billow; to ripple, form waves, stir...;
  • stirring, moving, undulating, tossing, rippling,
  • full to the brim.
 
ʻAleʻale     land section, south coast, Kahoʻolawe. lit., ripple.
ʻale kuakea     whitecaps, white spray.
ʻale kua loloa     long-backed billow.
ʻale kūpīpī     dashing billow.
ʻale olowalu     billows that follow one after the other.
ʻale    
  • completely full and ready to overflow;
  • rippling.
 
cf. ʻale, wave, billow...; to ripple...; to well, as tears in the eyes...
ʻaleʻale     redup. of hāʻale, completely full and ready to overflow; rippling...
haʻi ʻale     to break, of billows. fig., to surge, of emotion.
hawewe ʻaleʻale     transverse wave, i.e. a wave in which matter vibrates at right angles to the direction in which the wave moves. lit., undulating wave. cf. hawewe papamoe, compressional wave, i.e. a wave in which matter vibrates in the same direction as the wave moves...
ʻale     surge. caus/sim of ʻale₁, wave, crest of a wave, billow; to ripple, form waves, stir; to well, as tears in the eyes; rippling, stirring...
ʻaleʻale     to stir up waves, agitate, confuse; to cause tumult see ʻaleʻale, Redup. of ʻale₁ wave, crest of a wave, billow; to ripple, form waves, stir...
ʻale     street, Papakōlea, Honolulu. (TM). lit.: the billows (the sea can be seen from this street).
nani Waiʻaleʻale     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., Waiʻaleʻale beauty. also kalili, liliwai, pohe hiwa. see waioleka. (Neal 591)
Waiʻale     reservoirs and drive, Wailuku qd.; gulch, Kilohana qd., Maui. lit.: rippling water.
Waiʻaleʻale     land section, Waipiʻo qd., Hawaiʻi. Highest mountain on Kauaʻi (5,080 feet), with a mean annual rainfall of 476 inches. (PH 109); (UL 40). lit.: rippling water or overflowing water.
Waiʻaleʻale     name of the highest mountain on Kauaʻi.
waiʻaleʻale     rippling water, artesian water.

ʻau₃   handle, staff, stem, stalk, shaft
PPn *kau, stalk, stem, handle
 

ʻau    
  • handle,
  • staff, shaft;
  • stem, stalk,
  • bone of lower arm or leg.
 
see ʻau kī, ʻau lima, ʻau wāwae.
ʻauaʻa     rhizome. lit., root stem.
ʻauʻau₂     stick, stem (as of ti plant); spear made of loulu palm, with shark teeth on its end; extra ridgepole.
ʻauhau₃     stems of plants whose bark can be stripped, such as wauke and olonā, but not maile.
ʻaukā₂     long stems, as of some species of mangoes.
ʻaukā₃     wood woven through sticks in ʻie kala fish trap.
ʻau     stem of a ti plant.
ʻaulahi     strip, as in a stripmat counting system, in math (preceded by ke). [sh. ʻau + lahilahi.]
ʻaulaʻo     twig, small stick (preceded by ke). [sh. ʻau + laʻolaʻo.]
ʻau lima₂     stick held in the hand and rubbed in the fire-plow to produce fire by friction. cf. ʻaunaki.
ʻaunaki₁     stick rubbed in obtaining fire by friction. cf. ʻau lima.
ʻau pōuleule     filament, i.e. a stem-like structure of the stamen that supports the anther (preceded by ke). lit., anther stem. see pōuleule, pōheo.
kālaʻau     stick dancing; to stick dance; dancing stick (KAN). sometimes this term is applied to fencing instead of the more frequent kākā lāʻau.
ʻau     handle, stem, stalk, shaft, stick or mallet used in beating; shank limb of a fishhook.
ʻau alelo     back of the tongue. lit., tongue stem. see lau alelo, mole alelo, waena alelo, wēlau alelo.
ʻau    
  • tree, plant, wood, timber, forest, thicket,
  • stick, pole, rod, splinter, club;
  • blow or stroke of a club;
  • strength, rigidness, hardness; stiff, as wood.
  • male erection;
  • to have formed mature wood, as of a seedling; wooden, woody;
 

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