Pukui & Elbert - 1986
P&E : Eng-Haw - 1986
Māmaka Kaiao - 2003-10
hide Andrews - 1865
updated: 11/24/2017

ʻ  ā   ē   ī   ō   ū  

Sets

n

 a     e     h     k     l     m     n     o     p     u     w       

niu₂    nohi       


 

niu₂   spinning, whirling, dizzy
(OC) PPn *liu, turn round
 

ʻākeʻa ʻūniu     pick and roll, in basketball; to make such a play. lit., pivot screen.
ʻamiʻōniu     the figure-eight hula step; the revolving hips (ʻami) form an eight, with weight shifting; to perform this step. lit., spinning ʻami.
ʻea pōniu     dizziness, vertigo.
hoʻoniniu     to cause dizziness; to spin, as a top see niniu, to spin; worried, sad; dizzy; dizziness, vertigo, unclear or blurred vision; blurred, indistinct.
hoʻōniu     to spin, as a top; to cause to whirl see ʻōniu₁, a spinning top; to spin a top; informal game with dancing and top spinning; spinning, whirling.
hoʻoniua     to cause to spin, whirl, stir see niua, Pas/imp. of niu₂, spinning, whirling, dizzy, with connotations of niuniu, niniu...
hooponiniu     see above and poniu, dizziness. To be dizzy; to have the sensation of a turning of the head; to turn or whirl like a top.
hoʻopōniu     to revolve, spin see pōniu₁, dizzy, giddy; dizziness; to rotate, whirl, spin, revolve, gyrate.
hooponiuniu     see poniu, vertigo. To have a dizziness of the head.
huila pōniuniu     same as kaʻa pōniuniu, Ferris wheel.
hulaʻōniu     figure-eight hula. (EH)
kaʻa pōniuniu     ferris wheel. also huila pōniuniu.
koniniu     var. of kōniuniu, dizzy
niuniu     dizzy. cf. pōniuniu.
niuniu pūniu     dizzy (EH)
kū ʻūniu     pivot, as a position in basketball; pivot point. lit., pivot stand. see ʻūniu.
lele niniu     centrifugal, i.e. acting in a direction away from a center. lit., spinning flying. cf. ʻume niniu.
maka pōniuniu     dizziness, faintness, lack of courage; obscure, dizzy, faint. lit., dizzy eye. (Lunk. 8.4)
make ulu niu     madness; to be mad. lit., death [from] whirling. (Kam. 64:43)rare. 
niniu     redup. of niu₂, spinning, whirling, dizzy...
  • to spin;
  • worried, sad;
  • dizzy; dizziness, vertigo,
  • unclear or blurred vision; blurred, indistinct
 
niu     spinning, whirling, dizzy. cf. niniu, niua, niuniu, make ulu niu.
niua     pas/imp. of niu₂, 'spinning, whirling, dizzy', with connotations of niuniu, niniu
niuaua     somewhat dizzy; sad, unlucky. cf. niua.
niu kuli     a disease characterized by loss of hearing and dizziness, perhaps Ménière's disease. lit., dizzy [and] deaf.
niu lolokaʻa₂     dizziness.
niuniu     To turn; to twist; to whirl about any way;
ʻōniu     a spinning top; to spin a top; informal game with dancing and top spinning; spinning, whirling.
ʻōniu     see see ʻami ʻōniu, a hula step.
pāniniu     spinner, as in board games (preceded by ke). [comb. + niniu.]
pauniniu     Pau and niniu. see niu, to whirl. To turn about, as a top; pauniniu ka lemu o ka laau.
poniniu     redup. of pōniu, dizzy... see puka poniniu.
niu    
  • dizzy, giddy; dizziness;
  • to rotate, whirl, spin, revolve, gyrate.
 
niuniu     redup. of pōniu₁, dizzy, giddy... grief-stricken. (Kel. 57)
poʻo niuniu     same as pōniuniu; dizzy head.
puka poniniu     turnstile. lit., turning door.
niu     to spin, as a top; dizzy.
pūpū pōniuniu     var. of pūpū ʻalā; lit., dizzy shell, perhaps so called because they were considered poisonous.
ʻume niniu     centripetal, i.e. acting in a direction toward a center. lit., spinning attraction. cf. lele niniu.
ʻūniu     to pivot. [sh. ʻū- + ʻōniu.] see kū ʻūniu.

nohi   bright-colored, vivid, as the rainbow
 

ao ʻōnohi     cloud with rainbow (ʻōnohi) colors.
haku ʻōnohi     eyeball.
hoonohi     To cause to be red; to be of a reddish color.
hoonohinohi     To shine with brightness; to be red.
Kaʻōnohialiʻi     star appearing in month of Kaulua, remaining visible through the month of Ikiiki. cf. Paumakualani.
Kaʻōnohiokalā₁     a sky-dwelling god who conducted the souls of dead chiefs. see Kūwahailo.
Kaʻōnohiokalā₂     a supernatural being who lived in the eyeball of the sun (ka ʻōnohi o ka ). He was taken to Paliuli as a prospective husband for Lāʻieikawai. They went to the sun to live, but on a later journey to the earth he was unfaithful, and Lāʻie banished him to become the first wandering spirit or ghost (lapu). (HM 527-528)
kiʻi ʻōnohi     pupil of the eye. fig., beloved person. see ex. kiʻina, loloku, walania.
nohi     decorated, spotted, ornamented; decoration, ornamentation.
nohinohi     redup. of kīnohi, decorated, spotted, ornamented...; printed, as calico. see ex., hoʻopukalia.
mea kīnohinohi     trimmings (decorations) (EH)
mea liʻiliʻi hoʻokīnohinohi     trinket (ornamental) (EH)
nohi     bright-colored, vivid, as the rainbow. cf. kīnohi.
nohinohi     redup. of nohi, bright-colored, vivid...
nonohi     redup. of nohi, bright-colored, vivid, as the rainbow...
ʻōnohi    
  • the eyeball;
  • center;
  • setting, as of a ring.
  • fig., eyes.
 
see ex. hehelo.
ʻōnohi     patch or fragment of a rainbow. (Laie 351)
ʻōnohiāiʻa     cataract of the eye. lit., eyeball like fish, so called because of alleged similarity of a cataract to a fish eye.
ʻōnohiawa     black moss found in fresh water (no data). lit., eyeball of the fish, awa.
ʻōnohi kaimana     diamond setting (EH)
ʻŌnohikaʻiʻolepohihihikalawaiʻaokalāʻino     stroke in lua fighting. lit., rainbow patch that does not move, puzzling the fisherman on a stormy day.
ʻōnohi kau maka     beloved (EH)
ʻōnohilehua     a mother-of-pearl lure that was said to catch fish by day or night without fail.
ʻōnohi maka     pupil of the eye.
ʻōnohinohi     sparkle (EH)
ʻonohinohi₁     same as ʻōlohilohi, , radiant... ʻālohilohi, radiant...
ʻōnohi ʻula     red eyeball; red rainbow segment; cloud with red hues of rainbow; variety of red tapa; fig., fury, anger.
ʻŌnohi ʻUla Kūāhewa     Giant Red Spot, a huge gaseous feature on Jupiter. lit., vast red eyeball.
ʻōnohi uliuli     dark pupil (eye) (EH)
pūpū ʻōnohi awa     a marine shell (Haminoea sp.). lit., milkfish-eyeball shell.

niu₂    nohi    

 a     e     h     k     l     m     n     o     p     u     w    

custom counter