-u second person singular poss. suffix in kāu and kou, your. (Gram. 8.2) [PPn *-u, second person singular possessive suffix]
u the fifth letter of the Hawaiian alphabet. It represents generally the sound of the English oo, as in too, coo, fool, &c.; but when preceded by i, it sometimes has the sound of the English u or yu; as, waiu, waiyu; iuka, yuka.
u v. To protrude; to rise on the toes; to prepare to stand up; to draw out, as a pencil from a case.
u-₁ prefix to some words to denote plural, as uhaele, ulawaiʻa, unoho, unonoho. (This u- is sometimes written as though forming a word with a preceding o, imperative marker, as Ou haele oukou, you go. (Gram. 6.3.3)
E uhaele ʻolua.You two go.
o uʻai likeeat together
Ou haele ʻoukou.You go. (Mat. 2.8)
u-₂ prefix to many words with meanings ‘quality or state’; there is variation in some words of u-, ʻu-, and ʻū, especially in rare words. see uahi, uhaki, uhemo, ʻuhene, uhinu, ʻūlika, ʻuwaʻa, and others. . (Gram. 6.3.2)
ū- rare var. of u-₂. (Probably length of ū- was due to assimilation of the long vowel in the base.). cf. ūkō, ūpē.
ū₁ n. breast, teat, udder. . cf. waiū. [(AN) PPn *huhu, nipple, breast]BOD
u s. The breast of a female. Ezek. 23:8.
The breast. Luk. 23:29. The pap; the udder; hence, with wai, milk, i. e., waiu. lit. Breast water.
ū₂ vs. moist, soaked; to drip, drizzle, ooze; impregnated, as with salt. . cf. kawaū, koʻū, maʻū. WIN TAP
hoʻoū, hōʻūto moisten, soak, wet
Ū ke kapa i ka ua.The tapa was wet by the rain.
u To drip or drizzle, as water; to ooze or leak slowly, as water from a kalo patch or from the crevices of a rock; e kahe ae.
v. To be tinctured or impregnated with anything; as, ua u ka pipi i ka paakai; ua u ke kapa i ka mea hooluu; u ke kapa i ka ua.
ʻu- . see u-₂.
-ʻu first person singular poss. suffix in kaʻu, koʻu, and kuʻu, mine, my. (Gram. 8.2) [(AN) PPn *-ku, first person singular possessive suffix]
ʻū- . see u-₂.
ʻū- a prefix indicating the instrument or cause of a particular action. . see ʻūomo, ʻūheheʻe, ʻūhili, ʻūholo uila, ʻūhōloʻa, etc. .
ʻū₁ S interj. to grunt, groan, moan, sigh, hum, coo, mourn, grieve, complain; grief, sorrow; an exclamation of delight or assent; to exclaim thus; to grunt ‘yes, yes!’ (saying that you are listening). PCP *kuu.
e ʻū hele anato go mourning (Hal. 38.6)
hoʻoʻū, hōʻūto grunt and strain, as with physical exertion (Kep. 159); to mourn
noho ʻūgrief; grief-stricken
pā i ka ʻū lātouched by grief (Kep. 71)
Pōmaikaʻi ka poʻe e ʻū ana.Blessed are the people that mourn. (Mat. 5.4)
ʻŪ ke kai o ʻEwa i ke ʻala o ka maile.The lowlands of ʻEwa exclaim over the perfume of the maile vine.
u To weep. Mat. 5:4. To grieve; to mourn. Hal. 38:6. E u hele, to go about mourning; to mourn for, i. e., desire earnestly; i kekahi manao o'u e u nei, e ao kakou i ka leo o ka himeni.
s. Grief; sorrow; expression of affection; like me ke aloha, ame ka u, ame ka uwe ana.
Unwillingness; not disposed to do.
ʻū₂ vi. to hold the breath. . cf. ʻupu.
ʻAʻole i ʻū.In no time at all; lit., in not even time to take a breath.
ʻū₃ vs. snub-nosed (used with ihu).
ʻū₄ n. short for ʻulu, breadfruit, as in the place name Ka-ʻū-pūlehu.
ʻū₅ n. the letter "u.".
-ua R indicator of the dual number in first and third persons of pronouns and poss. only (kāua, māua, lāua). cf. -lua₂. (Gram. 8.2) PPN *-ua.
ua₁ R nvi. rain; to rain; rainy. see rain. Rain was beloved as it preserved the land; it was called kāhiko o ke akua, adornment of deity. For symbolic connotations of rain cf. wai₁, rain, and (Elbert-1962). Many rains are named and associated poetically with particular places. Many rain names refer to the action of rain on plants, as Hehi-pua-hala, Kani-lehua, Kinai-lehua, Lū-lau-kō, Moaniani-lehua, Moe-lehua, Pōʻai-hala. Other names show the supposed effects of rain on people or their possessions, as Poʻo-lipilipi, Poʻo-nui, Pōpō-kapa, Pupū-hale. see hikikiʻi₁, lehua, Hilo. Rains are often referred to with ua preceding a base, as ua Kuahine. They are entered in this dictionary without initial Ua. (Ua- is retained before prepositions, as Ua-ma-ka-lau-koa). [(AN) PPn *ʻuha, rain]WIN PLA KAV
Ē ka ʻohu kolo ē, hoʻoua ʻia mai i ulu ka ʻawa.O creeping mist, make it rain so that the kava will grow.
hoʻouato cause rain
Kā hewahewa, he ua.Hit wildly, it's raining [let's get going, let the fight begin]. (FS 37)
ua liʻiliʻilight rain, drizzle
ua n. rainfall. lit., rain. alo ua. rainy side, as of a mountain. ua pili pali. orographic rainfall. ka ili o ka ua. rain distribution. palapala ʻāina ua. rainfall map. wai ua. rain water. see kualā. WIN PLA KAV
ua [u·a] v. see Gr. uo, Malay ujan, to wet; to rain. To rain; ua iho la ka ua, he ua nui loa. lit. The rain rained, it was a very great rain.
Hoo. To send or give rain; to cause to rain. Kin. 7:4.
s. Rain; water falling from the clouds. 1 Sam. 12:17, 18. Rains were divided by Hawaiians into ua loa, long rains; ua poko. short rains; ua hea.
ua₂ R demon. aforementioned, the one talked of. ua is often followed by a noun and nei, here, or lā, there, and is used idiomatically (see ua o, ua ona o, mea₆ ). (Gram. 8.3.4)
ua [u·a] pron. dem. adj. Ua before a noun, and la or nei after it, forms a strong demonstrative adjective pronoun; this; that; as la or nei is used. It refers to some noun that has just been mentioned. Ua kanaka nei, this man (just spoken of); hiolo ua mau hale la, those houses (just mentioned) have fallen down. Gram. § 152.
ua₃ R common part. preceding verbs and denoting completed or recently completed action; to become. (Gram. 5.2) [PPn *kua, perfect aspect]
ua [u·a] prefixed to verbs, marks the fourth form of the preter tense. Gram. § 187.
ʻuā R S var. spelling of ʻuwā, shout, cry out...
ʻuʻa₁ R vs. useless, unproductive, vain, to no profit, good-for-nothing, worn-out; completely unattractive. . cf. koloʻuʻa, maʻuʻa. [Pn(CE) *kuka, ??]
luhi ʻuʻavain effort
ua [u·a] adj. Vain; useless; to no profit.
adv. In vain; to no purpose; manao no ka poe kahiko ua luhi ua ka lakou hana ana.
ʻuʻa₂ R n. a coarse mat or tapa. TAP
ua (noun) nei R . see ua₂.
Ua-a-ka-līpoa [uaakali·poa] R n. name of a fine, cold rain. lit., rain by the līpoa seaweed. SWD WIN
ua ao Wake, it is light, it is bright (UL 197). (EH)
ua aʻo taught. (EH)
uaʻau ʻia nā kai loa The distant seas were traveled on. (EH)
uaaula [u·a·a·u·la] adj. Bad smelling; filthy. see aaua.
ua ʻawa R n. cold, bitter, drizzling rain. fig., hard experience. WIN
ua ʻewa ka pilina a ka nihoniho in poor taste. (EH)
ua-hāʻao R same as hāʻao₃, a tapa pattern. TAP
ua hana ā walea done until automatic. (EH)
ua hānai [ua·ha·nai] R n. rain that nurtures the earth. WIN
ua hana lepo ʻoe? Have your bowels moved?. (EH)
uahau [u·a·hau] v. To imbed in; to lay in, as brick or stone in mortar. see uhau, Anat. 19.
ua hekili rain with large drops. (EH)
ua hele au I have gone. (EH)
ua hele nōʻoia He did go. (EH)
ua hele ʻoia ā huhū He has become angry. (EH)
uahi, uwahi R nvs. smoke; smoked; dustlike, spraylike; dust, spray, wisps. . cf. auahi. [Pn(NP) *ʻau-afi, smoke]FIS
hoʻouahito smoke, emit smoke, cure by smoking
I ke kau uahi o ke ao.At the coming of the wisps of dawn. (For. 5:715)
Ola i ka ʻai uahi ʻole ke kini o Mānā.The multitudes of Mānā live on smokeless food [they were said to trade fish and gourds for cooked food].
pipi uahismoked beef
uahi . see puka uahi, chimney... FIS
uahi [u·a·hi] s. U, ooze or milk, and ahi, fire, that is, smoke. A cloud; a vaporous appearance. see uwahi. NOTE.—Uahi is undoubtedly the better orthography.
uahi-a-Pele₁ R n. a native variety of sugar cane, heavy-stooling, light red-purple, the nodes hairy-fringed, the internodes sausage-shaped. . also naʻaukake. (HP 223, 225)PLA SUG
uahi-a-Pele₂ R n. several varieties of taro described at Puna, Wai-piʻo, and Kona, Hawaiʻi. (HP 30)TAR
uahi-a-Pele₃ R n. a variety of sweet potato. SWP
uahi-a-Pele₄ R n. a tree (Pelea barbigera), endemic to Kauaʻi, with opposite, elliptical leaves, conspicuous for their smoky-gray color. It is related to the mokihana. TRE
Uahi-a-Pele₅ R n. a wind associated with Kī-lau-ea, Hawaiʻi. (Nak. 55)WIN
uahi ʻawa R n. pungent sulphur smoke, as from a volcano. lit., bitter smoke. (For. 6:478) VOL
uahi iki wisp (as smoke). (EH)
ua hikikiʻi slanting rain. (EH)
uahi lepo R n. dust wisps.
Ua piʻo ka uahi lepo i ka lani.The dust wisps bend in the heavens. (chant)
uahi wai R n. mist, spray, steam. lit., liquid spray. WIN
uahiwai [u·a·hi·wai] v. E kulu ana. see wawai. To be desirous of some evil; to lust after; to be greedy for.
uahoa [ua·hoa] R vs. hard, severe, harsh, indifferent to the distress of others.
Nā-maka-uahoa.The hard eyes. (name)
uahoa [u·a·ho·a] adj. Hard, as an unfeeling person; unkind; ungenerous; passionate.
ua hōʻeʻele drenching rain. (EH)
ua hoʻokina continuous rain. (EH)
ua hoʻopaʻa ʻoe i kou manawa Have you made an appointment?. (EH)
ua hoʻopau pilikia Have your bowels moved?. (EH)
ua hoʻopiʻi ʻia ʻo ia no ka mālama ola ʻole He was sued for nonsupport. (EH)
ua hoʻopili ʻia ma ka pelika maʻemaʻe o ka male united in the pure bonds of matrimony. (EH)
ua huli ʻoia He is a convert. (EH)
uai, uwai R vt. to move, as an object; to push aside; to move from place to place, as a tethered animal; sliding, as a door; opening and shutting; to be dislocated, as a joint. cf. pākaukau uai i ka loa, puka uai. [PPn *ua, push or lever along horizontally]
Uai ka mana.To lie down to sleep in security; lit., The mana is set aside.
uai vi. to slide, as a door. laka uai. sliding latch. puka uai. sliding door. also ʻīpuka uai.
uai [u·ai] v. see uwai. To open or shut, as a door.
To extend; hoonee. see huai.
s. A door for stopping an entrance. see uwai.
uʻai R plural of ʻai, to eat.
uai i kahi kanu transplant. (EH)
ua ʻike au I saw. (EH)
uaiki [ua·iki] R n. offspring of a chief and a mother of no rank. lit., little rain. (Malo 55)WIN
ua ili mai kēlā ʻāina iaʻu I inherited that land. (EH)
ua ʻiʻo ke kalo The taro has formed a corm. (EH)
ua kaʻa kuʻu ʻaiʻē My debt is paid. (EH)
ua kāʻawe ʻoia a make He hanged himself until dead. (EH)
uakaha [ua·kaha] R same as uauakaha, stiffness of neck... ILL
uakaha [u·a·ka·ha] s. Stiffness; applied to the neck.
ua kanaka lā that aforementioned person. (EH)
ua kanaka nei this aforementioned person. (EH)
uakea₁ [ua·kea] R n. mist (famous at Hāna, Maui). lit., white rain. WIN
uakea₂ [ua·kea] R vs. white as mist, mist-white, white as breaking surf or snow. WIN
Ē Kāne uakea, eia ka ʻālana, he moa ualehu, he moa uakea, he moa ʻula hiwa.O Kāne white as mist, here is the offering, an ashy-gray chicken, a mist-white chicken, a black-red chicken. (Malo 180)
moa uakeawhite chicken, as used in offering
Na Kahiko ka nalu uakea i hānau.Kahiko gave birth to the mist-white waves. (chant)
uakeʻe [ua·keʻe] R n. bend, crook, as in a path.
uakeʻe [ua·keʻe] n. curve or turn, as in a road or on a trail. uakeʻe hiō. banked curve, as on a race track.
uaki, uati, uwaki, waki. wati R n. watch, clock; a watch, as of a sailor. . see kū uaki. Eng.
uaki, uāki vt. to time. also cf. helu manawa. helu uaki. to tell time. also helu uāki. see uaki helu manawa.
uaki helu manawa n. stopwatch. lit., watch (to) compute time. also uāki helu manawa. see helu manawa. CMP
uaki hoʻāla R n. alarm clock.
uaki hoʻāla n. alarm clock. lit., clock (for) waking. also uāki hoʻāla.
uaki kikohoʻe [uaki··kiko·hoʻe] n. digital watch or clock. lit., watch (with) digits. also uāki kikohoʻe. cf. uaki lima kuhikuhi.
ua kilihune drizzle, light shower. (EH)
ua kilikili sprinkle (rain). (EH)
ua kilikilihune sprinkle (rain). (EH)
uaki lima kuhikuhi [uaki···lima··kuhi·kuhi] n. analog watch or clock, i.e. a watch or clock with hands. also uāki lima kuhikuhi. cf. uaki kikohoʻe.
ua kiʻo ʻoe? Have your bowels moved?. (EH)
uaki pūlima [uaki·pu·lima] R n. wrist watch.
uakoko₁ [ua·koko] R n. a low-lying rainbow. lit., blood rain. see ex. kīʻohuʻohu. WIN
uakoko₂ [ua·koko] R n. a rain so heavy that it turns stream waters red-brown with the wash of the hillside. WIN
uakoko₃ [ua·koko] R n. reflection of rainbow colors in the clouds. WIN
uakoko [u·a·ko·ko] s. see koiula, Kam., punohu, &c. A cloud standing erect and having different colors, somewhat like the rainbow.
ua komo mai nei ʻoe i kou ʻaʻahu Have you dressed yet?. (EH)
ua kū koʻu lima i ka lāʻau I have a splinter in my hand. (EH)
ua ... lā aforementioned. (EH)
ʻuala₁, ʻuwala R n. the sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas), a perennial, wide-spreading vine, with heart-shaped, angled, or lobed leaves and pinkish-lavender flowers. The tuberous roots are a valuable food, and they vary greatly in many ways, as in color and shape. Though of South American origin, the plant has been a staple food since ancient times in many parts of Polynesia, as well as in some other regions. (HP 131–66). (Neal 706–7)SWP PLA FLO
uala [u·a·la] s. see U and ala, sweet. The sweet potato.
ʻuala₂, ʻuwala R n. a variety of sugar cane, a yellow mutant of ʻakoki with large stalks; often called pilimai and similar to it but stronger. (HP 221, 225)SUG
ʻuala₃, ʻuwala R n. see uhi ʻuala, a variety of yam (Dioscorea alata). SWP
ʻuala₄, ʻuwala R n. large muscles of the upper arm, biceps, brachii. BOD
ʻuala mākala ʻuala . biceps, i.e. the muscle of the front of the upper arm. BOD
uala [u·a·la] The large muscles of the upper arm. Anat. 18.
ʻuala₅, ʻuwala R n. a kind of cowry shell (no data). FIS
uala [u·a·la] A name of a certain kind of leho, a sea shell. Sometimes written uwala.
ualaau, uwalaau [u·a·la·au·u·wa·la·au] v. see walaau. To cry out; to make a great noise; to cry out in a confused manner, as a great multitude. Isa. 22:2.
s. An outcry; a loud noise in conversation; a confused noise.
ʻuala ʻawaʻawa R n. sweet-potato beer. SWP
ʻuala hēʻī R n. a variety of sweet potato. SWP
ʻuala hoʻomalamala [uala·hoo·mala·mala] R n. mashed sweet potato, slightly fermented and eaten as poi. SWP POI
ʻuala hūpē [uala·hu·pē] R n. Madeira vine (Boussingaultia gracilis.) lit., mucus sweet potato. (Neal 344)SWP PLA
ʻuala kahiki R n. the white or Irish potato (Solanum tuberosum), a weak-stemmed herb about .9 m high, with lobed leaves. The white, starchy, underground tuber is a valuable food in many countries. A native of the Andes, it was introduced to Hawaiʻi in the early 1800s. (Neal 745)SWP PLA FOO
He Hawaiʻi ʻuala kahiki.An Irish-potato Hawaiian [one who apes white men instead of appreciating his own culture] lit., foreign sweet potato.
ʻuala kahiki kipi uala kahiki. potato chip. see entries below. SWP PLA FOO
ualakahiki [u·a·la·ka·hi·ki] s. Uala, potato, and kahiki, foreign. A foreign or Irish potato.
ʻuala kahiki hoʻowali ʻia mashed potatoes. (EH)
ʻuala kahiki kolikoli [uala·kahiki·koli·koli] n. hash-brown potatoes. lit., whittled potato. also ʻuala kolikoli. FOO
ʻuala kahiki pepeiao [uala·kahiki·pepei·ao] n. scalloped potatoes. lit., potatoes (like) scallops. also ʻuala pepeiao. FOO
ʻuala koali R same as kūpala₃, a wild sweet potato. SWP
ʻuala kolikoli [uala·koli·koli] . see ʻuala kahiki kolikoli.
ʻualalehu [uala·lehu] R n. a name later applied to yellow bamboo. (HP 222)PLA
ʻuala lehu₁ R same as lahi, a variety of sugar cane. (HP 222)SUG
ʻuala lehu₂ R n. a variety of sweet potato. (HP 225)SWP
ʻuala nika R n. a variety of introduced sweet potato. SWP
ua lani pili rain downpour. (EH)
ua lanipili [ua·lani·pili] R n. a heavy rain, as one lasting for days and days, or a cloudburst. WIN
ʻuala pepeiao [uala·pepei·ao] . see ʻuala kahiki pepeiao.
ʻuala pilau R n. turnip (Brassica rapa). lit., smelly potato. PLA FOO
ualapilau [u·a·la·pi·lau] s. Uala, potato, and pilau, strong scented. A turnip; a radish.
ʻuala ʻula kīnaʻu [uala·ula·ki·naʻu] R n. a variety of red sweet potato. SWP
ualeha [ua·leha] R vs. lazy. . cf. palaleha.
ualeha [u·a·le·ha] adj. Lazy. see hoopalaleha.
ualehe₁ [ua·lehe] R vs. loose, loose-fitting, as a dress; sitting with the knees wide apart; stretching the mouth, as in a grimace.
ualehe₂ [ua·lehe] R vs. wary of a hook, as a fish once caught and having escaped. rare. FIS
ualehe₃ [ua·lehe] R vt. to oust a tenant from his land and deprive him of the fruit of his work; to evict.
ualehe [u·a·le·he] v. To strip one of his property; to dispossess one; hemo.
Ua-lēhei [uale·hei] R short for Ka-ua-lēhei-o-Makawao. LUA
ualehu₁ [ua·lehu] R vs. gray, ashy-gray. . see ex. uakea₂.
ualehu₂ [ua·lehu] R n. a variety of taro. TAR
Ualehu₃ [ua·lehu] R n. wind name, Hālawa, Molokaʻi. WIN
ualei [ua·lei] R vt. to spread out, as a fish net. FIS NET
ua liʻiliʻi drizzle. (EH)
ua limua R n. a period of constant rain. lit., mossgrowing rain. WIN
ualo R var. spelling of uwalo, call out...
ualo [u·a·lo] v. To cry; to call out; to complain; to call for help. Hal. 4:1. see uolo.
s. A complaining; a crying to one for help.
ua loaʻa i ke aloha Man is dedicated to love, caught by love (FS 231). (EH)
ua loku rain downpour. (EH)
ua maha Weariness is released, there is rest (of death). (EH)
ua maikaʻi au I was well. (EH)
ua maʻi ʻoia He is sick. (EH)
Ua-ma-ka-lau-koa R n. name of a rain at Nuʻu-anu, Oʻahu. lit., rain amid the koa tree leaves. WIN TRE
ua mālamalama Wake, it is light, it is bright (UL 197). (EH)
ua male ʻia lāua They were married. (EH)
ua māluhiluhi ʻoia He has become tired. (EH)
ua manaʻoʻiʻo ʻoia i ke akua He believes in God. (EH)
ua mau ke ea o ka ʻāina i ka pono The life of the land is perpetuated in righteousness. (EH)
ua mea R . see mea₆.
ua me ka hau sleet. (EH)
uana [u·a·na] adv. Ua, sign of the perfect tense, and na, quiet, enough, &c. see na, v. It is enough; it is sufficient; a plenty.
uananahuki [ua·nana·huki] R n. tapa beater. (Kam. 76:109)
uanaoa [u·a·na·oa] v. Ua as above, and na, satisfied, and oa, sick. To have no relish for food.
adj. Wanting an appetite; disrelishing food.
ua nāulu showery rain. (EH)
ua ... nei aforementioned. (EH)
uaneʻi [ua·neʻi] R short for auaneʻi₂, probably not, especially after words ending with -a. cf. (Oih. 5.39) .
E manaʻo ana he ʻoiaʻiʻo ka ʻōlelo a nā ʻelemākule, ʻaʻole kā uaneʻi.It was thought that the word of the old men was true, but it was not. (FS 139)
uanei [u·a·nei] adj. Adverb of time future; it refers to something to be done or something to take place hereafter, but at no great distance of time; soon; by and by; hereafter. The full form is auanei; it is contracted by dropping the initial a, after a word ending in a. Dan. 1:10.
ua nihi creeping rain. (EH)
uāniʻi, uwāniʻi [ua·nii·uwāniʻi] R nvs. stiff, as salted fish; stiffness. . see ex. pēpē₁, uwaʻuwali. FIS
Ua hoʻouāniʻi i kona kino me ka ʻoʻoleʻa loa.Stiffened his body with all his might.
uanii [u·a·nii] adj. Too salt; miko loa.
ua noe R n. misty rain, fog. WIN
ua nui ka ua There was much rain. (EH)
Ua nui ka ua, akā naʻe maikaʻi nō nā mea apau.There was much rain, otherwise everything was fine. (EH)
ua o R same as ua ona o, aforementioned. (Gram. 8.3.4)
Mehameha nā hale ua o Kaʻōleiokū.The aforementioned houses of Kaʻōleiokū are deserted. (FS 133)
uao [u·ao] v. To mew, as a cat. see below.
s. A cat, from the noise. see also owau and uwau.
ʻuao, ʻuwao R nvt. to intercede, arbitrate, reconcile, mediate; referee, umpire, conciliator, arbitrator, peacemaker.
e ʻuao ana nō lākouto make intercession for them (Heb. 7.25)
ʻuao n. referee, umpire; to referee. also ʻuao haʻuki. see kanaka makaʻala ʻupena, and entry below.
vt. to arbitrate. ka ʻuao ʻana. arbitration.
Ma kekahi mau ʻano hihia o kekahi hui me nā poʻe limahana, na kekahi luna hoʻokolokolo e ʻuao.In some disputes between a company and the employees, a judge will arbitrate.
uao [u·ao] v. see uwao. To interfere; to procure peace between contending parties; to intercede; interpose; reconcile; a na kekahi alii manuwa Amerika i uao; to take one's part.
uaoa [ua·oa] R n. light rain, mist. rare. WIN
ua oki Cut! i.e. a command to stop the filming of a movie or video scene (pronounced uoki).
ua ʻōlelo ʻia It is said. (EH)
ua ona o R idiom. aforementioned (often before names of people).
Ua hānau ʻia ua ona o Meipala i Kahiki.The Mabel we've been talking of was born in Tahiti.
ʻuao ʻuwao R var. spelling of ʻaha ʻuao, Board of arbitration...
uapo, uwapo R n. wharf, pier, quay, dock, bridge. Eng.
nā loaʻa mai nā uapo mairevenues from wharves
ua pono kā kāua hana Our work is successful. (EH)
ua pono kāna hana his conduct is righteous. (EH)
He manaʻopaʻa kona, ua pono kāna hana.He is convinced his conduct is righteous. (EH)
ua pono kāua We have succeeded. (EH)
ua pūnohu [ua·pu·nohu] R n. a red rain in the sunshine. WIN
uate n. watt. abb. uat. see kilouate. Eng. SCI
uati R var. spelling of uaki, watch...
uau [u·au] s. A leather bag.
uaʻu R var. spelling of uwaʻu; and same as waʻu, to grate.
uau [u·au] adj. Tough, as kalo. see uaua.
ʻuaʻu, ʻuwaʻu R n. dark-rumped petrel (Pterodroma phaeopygia sandwichensis), an endangered sea bird, considered by some an ʻaumakua. see kaini. BIR
uau [u·au] A species of bird that dives in the water.
uaua [u·a·u·a] adj. Poor; naked; destitute.
uaua₁ [ua·ua] R nvs. tough, sinewy, glutinous, viscid, leathery; not easily broken, as cord. fig., hardheaded, willful, obstinate, tough-minded. (For a rare use of uaua as a noun, see ʻīlio-holo-i-ka-uaua.). [(AN) PPn *ua, vein, artery, tendon, sinew]BOD
ʻāʻī uauastiff neck
hoʻouauato toughen; tough, stubborn
uaua [u·a·ua] adj. Strong; tight; fast; unbroken.
Tough, as some kinds of kalo; paa, paakiki.
uaua₂ [ua·ua] R n. a variety of taro. The name may be qualified by the terms ʻeleʻele, keʻokeʻo, mōlina, piko. (HP 29, 30, 34)TAR
uaua₃ [ua·ua] n. tendon. [ mān]. also lohi. BOD
uʻauʻa [ua·uʻa] R n. a tapa dyed as with ʻōlena (turmeric) or noni. TAP
uaua [u·a·u·a] The name of a kapa or pau colored yellow; ina i hooluu ia ka pau i ka olena, he uaua ia.
ʻuāʻuā R var. spelling of ʻuwāʻuwā, shout, cry out... redup. of ʻuā.
uaua [u·au·a] s. A noise; a confused noise, as of an army or multitude; the noise of wailing; he olopihe.
ʻuʻaʻuʻa R redup. of ʻuʻa, useless, vain...
uaua [u·a·u·a] s. Pride; haughtiness; acting the spendthrift.
adj. Proud; haughty; arrogant; vain.
uauahi [ua·uahi] R nvs. smoky-gray color, as of tapa; gray quality, as of a whitened sugar-cane leaf; smoky, hazy; a reddish-blue tapa. (Kam. 76:157)TAP
uauahoa [ua·ua·hoa] R redup. of uahoa.
uauai [ua·uai] R redup. of uai.
uauakaha [ua·ua·kaha] R nvs. stiffness of the cords of the neck. ILL
ʻuaʻuala, ʻuwaʻuwala R nvi. sour odor, as of fermenting or decaying sweet potatoes; to smell thus. SWP
uauala [u·a·u·a·la] s. A strong smell of decaying food; the smell of rotten potatoes; wekoweko.
uaʻuali R var. spelling of uwaʻuwali, limp, weak...
uaua loli [ua·ua·loli] R . see limu uaua loli.
ʻUaʻu-kaha R same as Ka-ʻuaʻu-kaha.
ʻuaʻu kani R n. wedge-tailed shearwater or moaning bird (Puffinus pacificus chlororhynchus). lit., calling ʻuaʻu. also hōʻio. BIR
ʻuaʻu kēwai [uau·ke·wai] R n. a variety of ʻuaʻu, petrel... (Malo text, chapter 13, section 23). BIR
uaukewai [u·au·ke·wai] s. The name of a large bird the size of a turkey; breast and wings white, back black.
ʻUaʻu-komo-hewa R S same as Ka-ʻuaʻu-komo-hewa.
ʻUaʻu-lewalewa [uaulewa·lewa] R same as Ka-ʻuaʻu-lewalewa.
uauoʻa, uauwoʻa [uau·oʻa] R n. distant sound, as of blended voices.
uauwoʻa R var. spelling of uauoʻa, distant sound...
ue₁, uwe R vt. to jerk, pull, twist, pry, turn, sway. . cf. naue. [(MP) PPn *ue, shake something backwards and forward; jiggle]PLA TAR
Ka ue ʻana, ʻo ka ue ʻana ia o ka mahi kalo i nā ʻohā ulu mua.The pulling away, this is a pulling away in the taro plantation of the first growing shoots. (Kep. 157)
ue [u·e] v. To hitch or shove along a little; to shake. see naue. Hoo. To cause a movement or shaking.
s. The wrenching of a stick; the turning of a screw.
ue₂, uwe R nvi. a hula step: the caller announces the step to drummer (who changes the beat) and dancers by calling e ue (e imperative and ue). The right foot is extended forward with toes pointing, while both arms are brought forward to chest level with hands crossed and fingers tipped upward; the left hand stays up, while right arm and foot swing back in an outward arc. Then the right arm and foot are moved forward, and the step is repeated to the left. Then three short steps are taken forward. In the last step the left hand is forward, and the right foot and arm back. To do this step. HUL
ue₃, uwe R vs. tall, far apart. Rare except in proper names.
Ka-pali-ue-loathe very tall cliff (name of a chief)
ue₄, uwe R a kind of mat, made without stripping the pandanus leaves. (And.) PAN
ue [u·e] s. A kind of mat made without trimming the lauhala.
uē, uwē R S nvi. to cry, weep, lament, mourn; a cry, lamentation, weeping; to salute. . cf. auē, haʻuhaʻu uwē. (Mat. 5.47)
hoʻouēto cause weeping, make someone cry
uē waleto cry for no reason; crybaby
ue [u·e] v. To weep; to cry; to cry in an audible manner.
To sigh; to have inward anguish; to be afflicted.
To have pity upon.
To salute; to love.
To cry to one for relief in distress.
To enter a complaint. see uwe.
uē (uwē) ʻino tantrum. (EH)
uea, uwea R n. wire. . see pā uea. Eng.
uea wire. uea nikoroma. nichrome wire. see kaula uea, and entries below. TOO
uea aweʻama [uea·awe·ʻama] R n. fiber optic cable. [+]ADD CMP
uea hakahaka [uea·haka·haka] R n. wire screen; screen, as on windows. lit., space wire.
uea kau lole n. hanger. lit., wire (for) placing clothes. see lāʻau kau lole, mea kau lole, ʻea kau lole. CLO
uea kelepona [uea·kele·pona] R n. telephone wire.
uea kukū R n. barbed wire.
uē ʻalalā, uwēʻalalā [ue·ala·lā] R vi. to wail loudly, yelp.
uea maka ʻupena R n. chicken wire. lit., net-mesh wire.
uea makika n. screen, as for windows. lit., mosquito wire. also makaʻaha.
uea moana R n. undersea cable.
uea nākiʻi [uea·na·kiʻi] n. twist tie, as used with plastic bags. lit., tying wire.
ueaʻole R n. wireless.
uea ʻōlelo [uea·o·lelo] R n. telegraph wire. lit., speaking wire.
uea pale lua R n. coaxial cable, a double-shielded cable commonly used in cable television hookups, ethernet hookups, or similar applications. lit., double-shielded wire. [+]ADD CMP
uea peleki n. brake cable, as on a bicycle. Niʻihau.
uea poepoe [uea·poe·poe] R n. smooth wire. lit., round wire.
uea radio radio aerial. (EH)
uea wili R n. twisted pair cable. lit., twisted cable. [+]ADD CMP
uēʻehene, uwēʻehene R same as ehehene.
uē hāmama to cry loudly. (EH)
ʻuehe R var. spelling of ʻuwehe, to open, uncover, reveal...
uē helu R nvi. a wailing call of grief and love, recounting deeds of a loved one and shared experiences; to weep and speak thus. lit., enumerating weeping.
uē hoʻi ē woe!. (EH)
E uē nō anei, he keiki makua ʻole, ʻaʻohe mākua, uē hoʻi ē!Weeping for an orphan child, no parents, woe! (EH)
uē hoʻohune teasing cry. (EH)
uē ʻino R nvi. to cry loudly; tantrum.
ueka R var. spelling of uweka, dirty.
uē kanikau [ue·kani·kau] R vi. to wail; wailing prayer.
uē kaukau wail. (EH)
ʻueke R var. spelling of ʻuweke.
Uēki ʻAilana [ueki··ai·lana] n. Wake Island. Eng. G
ueko R var. spelling of uweko, bad-smelling, musty...
uekoeko [ueko·eko] R var. spelling of uwekoweko.
uē leo nui R vi. to cry loudly, bawl.
uene₁, uwene R vi. to move back and forth, oscillate.
Uene ke kolopāthe crowbar lifts [of success]
uene₂, uwene R vi. to break wind slightly. BOD
uene₃, uwene R n. name of a string figure.
uepa [u·e·pa] s. Eng. A wafer; better written wepa; better still wefa.
uepa₁, uwepa R n. wafer. Eng.
uepa₂, uwepa R n. whip. Eng.
uepa kiania flexible hand whip
uepa₃, uwepa R nvt. wax seal, as used on envelopes; to seal.
uepa n. wax. also pīlali. cf. uepa ihoiho, ʻōihoiho.
uepa ihoiho [uepa·iho·iho] n. paraffin. lit., candle wax seal.
ueue, uweuwe [ue·ue·uweuwe] R redup. of ue₁; to wriggle, squirm. PPN *ueue.
ueue [u·e·ue] v. see ue, to shake. Nekoneko, nikuniku, pilupilu. Hoo. To cause to shake; to shake violently; hooewaewa ma ka nuku, me ka hoonaueue ae.
uēuē, uwēuwē [ue·ue·uwēuwē] R redup. of uē, cry, weep...
hoʻouēuēcaus/sim. to imitate wailing; a wailing dirge
ueueko [ue·ueko] R var. spelling of uweuweko, bad-smelling, musty...
ueueko [u·e·ue·ko] s. A bad smell; a stench. see weweko.
adj. Filthy; unpleasant to the smell.
ʻueʻuele, uweʻuwele, ueʻuele R vs. wet (used with kēhau, dew).
uē wale crybaby. (EH)
uewale [u·e·wa·le] s. Ue, to cry, and wale, without cause. A coward.
ʻUgana n. Uganda; Ugandan. Eng. G
uha R n. large intestine, alimentary canal, colon. cf. uhahemo, uhalehe, uhalena, uhanui, uhaʻula. see saying, kāhela₁. BOD
uha [u·ha] The enlarged intestine near the anus of beasts; the alimentary canal.
ūhā [u·hā] R same as puhi ūhā, an eel.
uha [u·ha] adj. Slipping away; not easily held, as a cunning rogue.
Greedy; craving; eating often.
ʻuha R nvt. wasteful, extravagant; waste, extravagance; to waste.
uha [u·ha] To squander; to misspend; to waste; to misuse property. see uhauha.
ʻūhā [u·hā] . see mākala kaʻakepa ʻūhā, mākala ʻūhā.
ʻūhā₁ [u·hā] R n. thigh, lap, shoulder; hindquarters, as of a horse, beef, or pig. [Pn(CE) *kuufaa, thigh]BOD
ʻūhā moadrumstick of a chicken
uha [u·ha] s. The thigh; the thigh of a person. Lunk. 3:16.
The ham of a hog.
The lap of a woman. 2 Nal. 4:20. Uha hoali, the heave shoulder. Oihk. 7:34.
ʻūhā₂ [u·hā] R n. foster parent of a chiefly child, or guardian, so-called because he might hold the child on his lap (ʻūhā).
ʻūhā₃ [u·hā] R var. of pūhā₁, abscess, pūhā₂, hollow, pūhā₃, belch, pūhā₄, breath air, as a sea turtle...
uha [u·ha] v. To belch up wind.
To hawk up mucus; to hawk, as a means of raising phlegm from the throat or lungs. see puha.
To swell; to distend, as the stomach.
ʻūhā₄ [u·hā] R rare var. of hāhā, to grope.
ʻuha ʻai R n.v. to waste food or anything; to squander; extravagant; extravagance. (The old Hawaiians did not waste food.).
uhae R same as hahae, tear, strip, as leaves...
uhae [u·hae] v. To tear; to rend, as a garment. Oihk. 10:6. Ua uhaeia ka lole, ua uhaeia ka moena. see hae and haehae.
uhaele mai come (plural). (EH)
uhaele R plural of haele, to go, come . see ex. mākiʻa.
O uhaele mai.Wonʻt you (plural) come.
ʻūhā hame [u·ha·hame] R n. leg of ham. . see hame, ham...
ʻūhā heke [u·ha·heke] R (Emerson) (Malo 201) correction of ʻūhā kākau.
uhahemo [uha·hemo] R n. hemorrhoids. ILL
ʻūhā hipa [u·ha·hipa] R n. leg of mutton.
lima ʻūhā hipaleg-of-mutton sleeve
ʻūhā hope [u·ha·hope] R n. hindquarters, as of horse, beef, pig.
uhai R same as hahai, pursue, accompany... BIR
Ka uhai manuthe bird hunter (Kep. 89)
uhai [u·hai] To follow; chase; pursue. Laieik. 71. To overrun; to treat with contempt. see hahai.
uhai [u·hai] To speak to; to say to one; ke uhai mai nei ka naaupo ia makou e hoohalikeia ka mea naaupo me ka mea naauao.
uhaʻi₁ R S same as uhaki, to break
E uhaʻi ia i kō lākou mau iwi.He shall break their bones. (Nah. 24.8)
uhai [u·hai] v. see hai. To break in two, as a stick; to break, as a bone. Nah. 24:8. To break, as the neck. Puk. 13:13.
To break, as a covenant. Kanl. 31:16. To break, as a law; ua uhai ke kanawai; to disregard, as an agreement; to break away, as from a yoke or bondage.
To jerk or pull out; to tear out or off by force, as a branch from a tree.
To pound up or break to pieces, as with a rod; to break off, as a horn. Dan. 8:8.
uhaʻi₂ R n. covering for door opening, doorway frame. TAP
Lele kāhili, holo ka uhaʻi, uhi kapa.Feather standards sway, the door opening is moved into place, the tapa covers [the chief sleeps].
uhai [u·hai] s. E hilinai ana no ia maluna o ka uhai; the door shutter of a room or house; e pane mai i uhai.
s. The door, or properly the door frame of a house; ke kikihi o ka hale.
uhaʻi₃ R similar to ʻalu, depression, gutter...
uhaiāholo [uhai·a·holo] R vt. to pursue or run swiftly; to pass swiftly, as time.
E uhaiāholo ana i ka lei aloha.Following quickly after the beloved child. [in death] (Kel. 61)
uhaiaholo [u·hai·a·ho·lo] v. Uhai and holo, to run. lit. To break away and run; to run, as in a race; to fly; to hasten after a thing; ke uhaiaholo nei na kanaka ma ka waiwai, me ke kukini nui ma ia aoao me he man elele na ke alii o ka lewa.
s. A swift running; an eager pursuit after a thing.
uhai mālie stalk (follow). (EH)
uhai manu fowler. (EH)
ʻūhā kākau [u·ha·ka·kau] R n. subjects of the high chief. lit., tattooed thighs. (Malo 194)
uhakakau [u·ha·ka·kau] s. The office of one of the king's attendants.
ʻūhā kapu [u·ha·kapu] R n. a taboo lap, said of persons unable to raise children successfully, believed due to jealousy of an ʻaumakua (family god); a person with the taboo lap. (It was believed that children of the ʻūhā kapu would die unless reared by relatives.).
uhakē [uha·kē] R same as hakē; broad, wide.
Uhakē nā iwi pāpā kole.The hip bones are broad.
uhakeʻe [uha·keʻe] R vs. crooked, as a road.
uhaki R S same as hahaki, to break.
uhaki [u·ha·ki] v. see uhai, k inserted. To break, as a stick or staff. Isa. 14:5. To break, as the bones. Isa. 38:13.
To break, as a covenant. Ier. 11:10.
adj. Broken, as some brittle substance; hu ulu uhaki; he kuapuu, i. e., a broken or humpbacked person.
uhaki kānāwai to violate a law. (EH)
uhakole [uha·kole] R vi. to strain in an effort to evacuate the bowels. fig., disobedient, stubborn. lit., red colon. BOD
uhaku R vt. to put together, roll up.
uhaku [u·ha·ku] v. To put together; to bundle up; to roll together.
uhalalē [uhala·lē] R vs. obese. . cf. halalē. rare.
uhalehe [uha·lehe] R same as wahalehe, wide open...
uhalehe [u·ha·le·he] s. A vulgar word used by children; similar to wahahee; he uhalehe oe.
adj. Broad; wide, as a hole; uhalehe ka waha; uhalehe ka puka.
uhalei [uha·lei] R same as helei.
uhalena [uha·lena] R vs. lazy, overstuffed with food. lit., lazy colon.
uhalena [u·ha·le·na] adj. Lazy; full by over eating.
ʻuhaloa [uha·loa] R n. a small, downy, American weed (Waltheria indica var. americana), with ovate leaves and small, clustered yellow flowers. Leaves and inner bark of root are very bitter and are used for tea or chewed to relieve sore throat. (Neal 575–6) One of the plant forms of the pig demigod Kama-puaʻa (FS 215). also ʻalaʻala pū loa, hala ʻuhaloa, hiʻa loa, kanaka loa. PLA FLO
uhaloa [u·ha·lo·a] s. Name of a small shrub growing in dry places, used in making scars on the skin something like blisters.
uhalu R same as puhalu₁, , soft, flabby... halu, soft, flabby... to deplete.
Uhalu ka waihona aupuni no ia mau loaʻa.Deplete the national treasury of these revenues.
uhalu [u·ha·lu] adj. Hungry; weak from hunger; destitute.
uhaluhalu [uhalu·halu] R redup. of uhalu, soft, flabby...
Water-soaked; tough, as kalo.
uhaluhalu [u·ha·lu·ha·lu] adj. Applied to the visage; gazing; staring.
uhalula₁ [uha·lula] R same as hālula, a sea urchin. FIS
uhalula₂ [uha·lula] R vs. lazy.
uhalula [u·ha·lu·la] adj. Lazy; slow; weak; cowardly.
s. Weakness; laziness; cowardice.
ʻūhā moa [u·ha·moa] n. chicken thigh. . see pālaumoa. BIR FOO
ʻūhā mua [u·ha·mua] R n. shoulder, as of a cow, horse, pig. ANI
uhamua [u·ha·mu·a] s. Uha and mua, first, fore. The shoulder of an animal. Ezek. 24:4.
ʻuhane R nvs. soul, spirit, ghost; dirge or song of lamentation (rare); spiritual. [Pn(EP) *kuhane, ghost, soul, spirit: *ku(f,s)ane]
Kuʻu i ka ʻuhane.To give up the ghost. (Kin. 35.29)
Lele ka ʻuhane.The soul leaves [death].
ʻuhane ʻolewithout a soul; shameless, like a beast
ʻuhane ʻololīthin, shriveled soul or ghost
ʻuhane aʻo kahua ʻuhane spiritually-based learning.
uhane [u·ha·ne] s. see hane and hanehane in the meles. The soul; the spirit of a person. Oihk. 5:1. He mea ninau i na uhane ino, a consulter of evil spirits. Kanl. 18:11. He kino wailua.
The ghost or spirit of a deceased person.
The Spirit; applied to the third person of the Trinity. Ioan. 1:32. Uhane Hemolele, the Holy Spirit. NOTE.—Hawaiians supposed that men had two souls each; that one died with the body, the other lived on either visible or invisible as might be, but had no more connection with the person deceased than his shadow. These ghosts could talk, cry, complain, whisper, &c. There were those who were supposed to be skillful in entrapping or catching them.
adj. Spiritual. 1 Kor. 15:44. Partaking of the spirit or soul.
adv. Me ka hoi uhane aku hoi i Kauai. Laieik. 95. Their flesh eaten by the birds, they would return as to their souls only to Kauai.
ʻuhane haukaʻe [uhane·hau·kaʻe] R n. wandering, friendless spirits.
ʻuhane hele R n. a traveling spirit, usually of a living person.
ʻUhane Hemolele [uhane·hemo·lele] R n. Holy Ghost, Holy Spirit.
ʻuhaneʻino R n. unclean or evil spirit, demon. (Bib.).
ʻuhane kiaʻi R n. guardian spirit.
ʻuhane kīhei pua [uhane·ki·hei·pua] R n. a spirit partially controlling a person and giving him strength, animation, or talents. lit., flower-mantle spirit. FLO
ʻuhane noho R n. a spirit possessing a person completely and talking through him. . also akua noho.
ʻuhane ʻole soulless. (EH)
ʻuhaneʻole shameless. (EH)
uhanui [uha·nui] R vs. fat, weak. lit., big colon. rare.
uhanui [u·ha·nui] adj. Weak; feeble; having little physical strength; not able to bear a great weight; he mea uhanui ke kanaka ikaika ole.
uhao₁ R same as hao₃, scoop, pick up, hao₄, come with force...
uhao [u·hao] v. see hao. To put into; to fill; to put into, as into a bag. Kin. 44:1. Or into a basket or other container; ua uhaoia ka ai iloko o ka umeke; i ka manawa e uhao. ai i ka poka i ka pu. see hahao.
uhao₂ R n. cone-shaped base from the kāhili staff to the first feathers, formerly of feathers, later also of silk or ribbons.
ʻO ka moʻoni ʻula ka uhao ma ke kumu, i hana ʻia i ka hulu lena ʻōʻō.The cone-shaped base forms a red spiral at the staff, made with yellow ʻōʻō feathers. (kāhili chant)
uhao₃ R n. tenderloin. rare. FOO
uhao [u·hao] s. The line of lean flesh each side, but outside of the backbone; the lean flesh inside is called ioliu; na io e moe lua ana maloko o ke ka o ka puaa a pili aku i ke kuamoo. see ioliu.
ʻūhā puaʻa [u·ha·puaʻa] R n. ham.
uhau R var. of hahau, strike, hit... (Neh. 3.2)
ʻEhia āu manawa i uhau ai iāia?How many times did you hit him?
Uhau akula ia i ka puaʻa me ke alo o ʻIwa.He laid a pig down before ʻIwa. (FS 21)
uhau i ke kauto present a chant; to strike, as in sorcery or as a blow (GP 66)
uhau [u·hau] To whip; to scourge; ke uhauia la ke kua o ke kanaka i ke kaula; to strike; to smite. Oih. 12:23.
To pinch; to afflict; to press.
s. A whip to strike with. Nahum. 3:2.
uhau [u·hau] v. To pile together; to build up, as the walls of a city. 2 Oihl. 32:5.
To put in, as clothes into a chest; to pack. see uhao.
To lay brick or stone into the walls of a house or city. Neh. 3:2.
To pile one thing on another.
uhaua [u·hau·a] s. The stones; the testicles of the male. Iob. 40:17.
uhauha [u·ha·u·ha] Tough; applied to kalo. see uaua.
uhāuhā [uha·uhā] R vi. to pant, puff, as a dog or as the wind. (For. 4:77)
ʻuhaʻuha R redup. of ʻuha; prodigal, wastrel; to squander, debauch, dissolute.
ka pāʻani, ka ʻuhaʻuha, a me ka hoʻohiki ʻinogaming, waste, and blasphemy
ka ʻuhaʻuha a me ka lapuwalemadness and folly (Kekah. 1.17)
uhauha [u·ha·u·ha] v. see uha 4. To live in a wasteful manner; to squander property.
To live in every indulgence of passion; a noho uhauha ke alii me ka inu rama ame ka aie, the king lived in a reveling manner, drinking rum and going into debt.
adj. Riotous; gluttonous; reveling.
s. Moral madness; folly. Kekah. 1:17.
uhauhakō [uhau·hakō] R same as pāwale, a plant; used as medicine the name may have been uhau. (Kam. 64:141)ILL PLA
uhauhalalē [uhau·hala·lē] R rare redup. of uhalalē, obese...
uhauhalale [u·hau·ha·la·le] adj. Large, fat and unwiedly, as a very fat person; also weak.
uhauhau [uhau·hau] R redup. of uhau, strike, hit...
uhauhau [u·hau·hau] v. see uhau. To crowd on; to press forward.
s. Weakness; tremulous, as of old age.
adj. Weak; tremulous; tottering with age; fearful.
uhaʻuhaʻu [uhau·haʻu] R same as haʻuhaʻu, snort...
ʻuhaʻuha wale wanton. (EH)
uhau hili kinipōpō [uhau·hili·kini·po·pō] R n. batter (in baseball). SPO
uhauhui [uhau·hui] R nvt. presentation of a prayer, especially in ʻanāʻanā sorcery; to present such a prayer.
uhauhui [u·hau·hu·i] s. Name of a religious ceremony in the pule anaana; same as auhauhui.
uhauhumu [uhau·humu] R vt. to sew together, as sails; to lay together, as stones in a wall; to interlock. rare.
uhauhumu [u·hau·hu·mu] v. Uhau and humu, to unite. To lay stones smoothly in a wall.
uhaʻula R vs. lazy, good-for-nothing. rare.
uhaula [u·hau·la] v. To waste; to be prodigal of; e hoomauna.
uhau ʻupena R v. to strike with a net, as a bird-catching net on a long handle. BIR NET
uhe R n.v. offering place for fish on a heiau; to offer, as fish. rare. FIS
ʻuhē R vs. chilly, wet and cold.
Ua uhi mai ka hau o nā kuahiwi; he manawa kēwai ia o ka mauna a me ka ʻuhē.The dew of the hills settles down; it is a wet time in the mountains and uncomfortably cold. (Kep. 97)
uhea [u·hea] s. The cover of a pot. NOTE.—This may be an erroneous orthography for uhia, a contraction of uhiia, covered.
uheʻe R S plural of heʻe₂, slide, heʻe₃, melt, heʻe₄, hang down...
ʻūheheʻe [u·heheʻe] S n. solvent. ʻūheheʻe wai. aqueous, i.e. having water as a solvent, in science. māʻōʻāna ʻūheheʻe wai. aqueous solution. [comb. ʻū- + heheʻe.]. see mea heheʻe. SCI
uheheu [uhe·heu] R vi. to fly or hurry as though on wings (ʻēheu). (Kep. 95)
ʻuheke R vs. plump, fat-cheeked, fleshy.
uheke [u·he·ke] adj. Languid; weak; imbecile.
ʻūhekeheke [u·heke·heke] R redup. of ʻuheke, plump...
uhekeheke [u·he·ke·he·ke] adj. Full; plump; applied to the cheeks; papalina uhekeheke.
Large, fleshy and weak, as a fat man.
uhele₁ R plural of hele, to go.
uhele₂ R rare var. of helehele, to cut, skin, strip off bark or rind.
uhele [u·he·le] v. To bark; to peel bark from a tree or banana.
ʻū hele go mourning. (EH)
uhelehe [uhe·lehe] R vs. sulky, annoyed, vexed. rare.
uhelehe [u·he·le·he] adj. Offended.
uhelei [uhe·lei] R same as helei, straddle...
uhemo R same as hemo, loose, separated...
uhemo [u·he·mo] v. see hemo. To break off; to separate into parts.
To divorce, as man and wife; alaila, kuha aku la o Wakea i ko Papa mau maka a uhemo iho la laua, then Wakea spat in Papa's face and they two were divorced.
ʻuhene R interj. to play a merry tune, converse quietly and romantically, tease coquettishly; exclamation of exultation, as in songs; happy or joyous sound. . cf. henehene.
Ua ʻuhene maila lākou i ka mele.They played a merry tune.
ʻUhene ahahana kaʻu lei, naʻu ia.Oh joy, oh boy; sheʻs my darling. (song)
uhene [u·he·ne] v. see henehene, to mock. To use vile and lascivious language between the sexes.
ʻuhenehene [uhene·hene] R same as henehene, ridicule...
hōʻuhenehenesame as hoʻohenehene
uhenehene [u·he·ne·he·ne] v. see henehene, to mock. To use vile and lascivious language between the sexes.
ʻūheona [u·heona] R n. aesthetic element, esthetic element. [Sh. ʻūmaupaʻa + heona]. cf. kālaiʻūheona.[+]ADD
uheuhe [u·he·u·he] adj. Offended. see uhelehe.
ʻuhēʻuhē₁ R redup. of ʻuhē, chilly, wet and cold...
ʻuhēʻuhē₂ R interj. similar to ʻūhīʻūhā, ha ha!
ʻuheʻuhene, ʻuhēʻuhene [uheu·hene] R redup. of ʻuhene; tra-la-la; refrain (EH).
uheule [uhe·ule] R vs. weak, imbecilic, impotent (an epithet applied to men). cf. ule, penis. rare.
uheule [u·he·u·le] s. A word used in vilifying and reproaching another.
uhi₁ R nvt. covering, cover, veil, film, lid, solid tattooing, tent (Puk. 26.12) ; to cover, spread over, engulf, conceal, overwhelm; to don, as a feather cloak. fig., to deceive, hide the truth. [PPn *ʻufi, cover up]
kākau uhito tattoo solidly
Ua uhi ʻia kō lāua mau manaʻo i ke aloha.Their thoughts were overwhelmed with love. (For. 4:67)
uhi i ka moeto make a bed
Uhi mai ka lani pō.The night sky spreads forth [ignorance].
uhi lepo uhi. topsoil. cf. lalo lepo.
uhi [u·hi] v. To cover over a thing so as to hide it; to cover or hide, as the water covers what is in the bottom of the sea. Puk. 15:10.
To cover, i. e., spread over the country, as an army. Nah. 22:5. To cover; to hide, as a sin, i. e., to forgive it. Neh. 4:5.
Hoo. To veil; to cover with a veil, as the face. Kin. 24:65.
To spread over a cover; to conceal, as a cloud. Kin. 9:14. Uhi uha mai ka pele o ka lua ahi, uhi mai ka leo o ke ahi o ka pele.
To be smothered, as the voice of one by the voices of many; ua uhiia kona leo e ka haukamumu. Laieik. 22.
s. A covering; a veil. Puk. 26:14.
A fence; a protection.
uhi₂ R n. large, bluish-brown birthmark. [PPn *ʻusi, dark-coloured, including dark blues and greens]BOD
uhi₃ R n. the yam (Dioscorea alata), from southeast Asia, a climber with square stems, heart-shaped leaves, and large, edible, underground tubers. The plant is widely distributed through islands of the Pacific, where it is commonly grown for food. (HP 166–172), (Neal 230). In the past botanists have applied the name uhi incorrectly to the hoi kuahiwi. also pālau, ulehihi. [(AN) PPn *ʻufi, yam (Dioscorea)]SWP PLA
uhi [u·hi] s. A yam, a vegetable; grows in the ground.
uhi₄ R n. mother-of-pearl bivalve, mother-of-pearl shank. [PPn *ʻufi, shellfish sp]FIS
uhi [u·hi] s. Name of a small shell fish.
uhi₅ R n. turtle shell piece used for scraping olonā.
uhi₆ R n. mark made by the gall of raw pūpū ʻawa (a shellfish) on tapa or on the skin as an ornament. [Pn(EP) *uhi, tattooing instrument]FIS TAP
uhia R pas/imp. of uhi₁. PPN *ʻu(u)fia.
uhi ʻālela [uhi·a·lela] R n. a variety of yam, the tuber having white flesh and skin; grown in Puna, Hawaiʻi. (HP 168)SWP
uhiʻāpana [uhia·pana] R vt. to debate, argue. rare.
uhi ʻāpana [uhi·a·pana] R n. patchwork cover or spread.
uhiapana [u·hi·a·pa·na] v. see pakuikui, Kam.
uhi hoʻonohonoho [uhi·hoo·noho·noho] R n. a variety of yam. . see -nohonoho. SWP
uhi ʻia hidden. (EH)
uhi i ka moe to make a bed. (EH)
uhi i ka noe misty. (EH)
uhi kalakoa [uhi·kala·koa] R n. a variety of yam, the tuber with mottled red and white flesh and white skin; grown at Hāʻena, Kauaʻi. also uhi ʻōniʻoniʻo. (HP 168)SWP
uhi keʻokeʻo [uhi·keo·keʻo] R n. a variety of yam, grown throughout the islands; tuber with white flesh and skin. (HP 168)SWP
ʻūhiki talk much. (EH)
uhikino [uhi·kino] R n. body covering, garment, shield. CLO
pale kaua a me ka uhikinoshield and buckler (Hal. 35.2)
uhikino [u·hi·ki·no] s. Uhi, to cover, and kino, the body. A covering for the body; a shield. Hal. 35:2.
uhi laha R . see laha₃, a kind of yam...
uhi lehua R n. a variety of yam, grown in Kona, Hawaiʻi, having a tuber with pinkish flesh, the vine stem with red wings. Perhaps the same as uhi ʻulaʻula. (HP 168)SWP
ʻūhili [u·hili] n. bat, club, racket. ʻūhili kolepa. golf club. [comb. ʻū- + hili.]. SPO
uhi maka R n. veil, mask.
uhi moe R n. bedspread.
uhimoe [uhi·moe] n. bedspread.
uhina R n. covering; throw or cast net. NET
uhina [u·hi·na] s. A net for taking fish.
uhina lau R n. cuticle, a waxy covering of plants, usually found on leaves. lit., leaf covering. [+]ADD PLA
ʻūhini₁ [u·hini] R n. long-horn grasshopper (Tettigoniidae); cricket (Grillidae); locust. (Mat. 3.4) INS PLA
ʻūhini puayoung ʻūhini, especially before wing development
ʻūhini [u·hini] n. grasshopper. INS PLA
uhini [u·hi·ni] s. An insect something like a grasshopper; the word has been used in the Bible for grasshopper. Nah. 13:33. For locust. Puk. 10:14. Mai ai oe i ka uhini; by a change of letters. see unihi. Uhini huluhulu, a canker worm. Nahum. 3:15. Uhini hulu ole, the palmer worm. Ioel. 1:4. Uhini opio hulu ole. Ioel. 2:25.
ʻūhini₂ [u·hini] R vs. fine, weblike, tapering into a fine point; slender.
uhini [u·hi·ni] adj. Thin; slender; small; almost broken; puahilo.
ʻūhini₃ [u·hini] R short for ʻuhinipili₁, ʻuhinipili₂, ʻuhinipili₃.
ʻūhini₄ [u·hini] R n. carob, an evergreen (Ceratonia siliqua). Niʻihau. PLA
ʻūhini ʻakelika, ʻūhini akerida, ʻūhini akelika [u·hini·ake·lika] R n. grasshopper. Gr. akrida. (Oihk. 11.22) INS
ʻūhini akerida R var. spelling of ʻūhini ʻakelika, grasshopper...
ʻūhinihone [u·hini·hone] pāpapa ʻūhinihone. honey locust bean. FOO
ʻūhini huluhulu [u·hini·hulu·hulu] R n. cankerworm. lit., hairy grasshopper. (Ioela 1.4) INS PLA
ʻūhini hulu ʻole, ʻūhini-hulu-ʻole [u·hini·hulu·ʻole] R n. palmer worm, caterpillar. lit., hairless grasshopper. (Ioela 1.4) INS PLA
uhi Niʻihau [uhi·nii·hau] R n. a variety of yam, the tuber with pink flesh; grown in Kona, Hawaiʻi. (HP 168)SWP
ʻūhini lele [u·hini·lele] R n. beetle, cricket. lit., flying grasshopper. (Oihk. 11.22) INS PLA
ʻūhini nēnē [u·hini·nēnē] n. cricket. lit., chirping cricket. ʻūhini nēnē kahakai. beach cricket. ʻūhini nēnē pele. lava cricket. INS
ʻūhininēnē Makaleha [u·hini·ne·ne·maka·leha] R n. palikū Kauaʻi tree cricket (Prognathogryllus spp.). lit., Makaleha cricket. [+]ADD INS
ʻūhini paʻawela [u·hini·paa·wela] R n. an edible locust. lit., seared locust. INS
uhinipaawela [u·hi·ni·paa·we·la] s. The parent of the uhini; uhinipaawela, oia ka uhini makua.
ʻuhinipili₁ [uhini·pili] R n. same as ʻunihipili.
ʻuhinipili₂ [uhini·pili] R vs. thin, tapering, feeble, weak.
ʻuhinipili₃ [uhini·pili] R vs. flexed position in which Hawaiians were often buried.
uhinipili [u·hi·ni·pi·li] s. The leg and arm bones bound up together; he akua uhinipili; they were worshipped in that condition. see unihipili.
ʻūhini poʻo ʻoiʻoi Alakaʻi [u·hini·poo·oi·oi·ala·kaʻi] R n. Kauaʻi flightless conehead katydid (Banza kauaiensis). lit., pointed-head Alakaʻi grasshopper. [+]ADD INS
ʻūhini pua [u·hini·pua] R n. young ʻūhini (locusts) as found on ʻilima bushes; they were eaten. INS PLA
uhinipua [u·hi·ni·pu·a] s. see uhini. The young uhini before it has wings; oia ka uhini liilii aole eheu.
ʻūhinipule [u·hini·pule] n. praying mantis. lit., praying grasshopper. INS
ʻūhini wāwae hā [u·hini·wa·wae·hā] R n. bald locust. lit., four-legged grasshopper. (Oihk. 11.22) INS PLA
uhinu R same as hinu, oil, grease, hinuhinu, bright, lustrous...
uhinu [u·hi·nu] v. To take advantage of a man's ignorance in a bargain; to deceive in that way.
uhi ʻōniʻoniʻo [uhi·o·nio·niʻo] R same as uhi kalakoa.
uhipaa [u·hi·paa] v. Uhi, to cover, and paa, fast. To cover up entirely so as to be out of sight, as a cloud or fog. Laieik. 16.
uhipaʻa [uhi·paʻa] R n. mother-of-pearl hook that might be used at any time of day. lit., solid cover. FIS
uhi pākaukau [uhi·pa·kau·kau] R n. tablecloth.
uhi pela R n. bed sheet, mattress cover.
uhi poni R n. a variety of yam, the tuber with red skin and red and white flesh; grown on the island of Hawaiʻi. (HP 169)SWP
uhipū [uhi·pū] R n. apoplexy. rare. ILL
uhi pūkuʻi [uhi·pu·kuʻi] R n. hub cap.
uhi ʻuala R n. a variety of yam, the tuber like a sweet potato; grown on the island of Hawaiʻi. (HP 169)SWP
ʻūhīʻūhā R vi. sonorous puffing and blowing sounds, as accompanying the surging of volcanic fires; to puff or blow thus; shish-shish. . see ex. nome. VOL
uhiuhi₁ [uhi·uhi] R redup. of uhi₁, covering... PPN *ʻufiʻufi.
uhiuhi [u·hi·u·hi] v. To thatch a house poorly with banana leaves; he ako paa ole.
uhiuhi₂ [uhi·uhi] R n. an endemic legume (Mezoneuron kauaiense), a tree with pink or red flowers and thin, broad, winged pods (Neal 435). The wood is hard and heavy and formerly was used for hōlua (sleds), spears, digging sticks, and house construction. also kāwaʻu₅, kea, kolomona, and the weedy herb Phaseolus lathyroides (Niihau). [PPn *usi, a shrub (Evodia [= Euodia] hortensis)]PLA TRE FLO
hoʻouhiuhito prepare uhiuhi wood for house posts (GP 8)
uhiuhi [u·hi·u·hi] s. Name of a timber tree on Kauai; wood a dark red color, very durable, very hard.
ʻuhīʻuhī R nvi. whine, as of a child; to whine.
uhi ʻula, uhi ʻulaʻula R n. a yam, probably the same as uhi lehua. SWP
uhi ʻulaʻula R var. spelling of uhi ʻula, a yam...
uhiwai₁ [uhi·wai] R n. heavy fog, mist. lit., water covering. WIN
Nae iki ʻIao i ka uhiwai.[Mount] ʻIao is barely breathing in the heavy mist [one in dire distress].
uhiwai₂ [uhi·wai] R n. type of tapa. TAP
uhohoʻi [uho·hoʻi] R plural of hohoʻi.
uhoʻi R plural of hoʻi, to leave.
uhoi [u·hoi] v. see hoi, to return. To return from following one; to turn back. 2 Sam. 2:26.
To unite together; to live and sleep together, as a man and wife once separated.
ʻuhola R S same as hola, to unfold, spread fig., receptive and open, as the mind. . cf. maʻi ʻuhola.
uhola [u·ho·la] v. see hola. To unfold; to spread out, as the wings of a bird.
To spread down, as a mat.
To spread out or smooth, as a cloth that has been ruffled up.
To wrap up, as to wrap up one in bed clothes; to spread out, as a net. Hal. 140:5.
fig. Applied to the mind; to calm; to soothe; to prepare for hearing a message, good or bad.
To open, as the mind; to enlighten. see hohola and holahola.
uhole R plural of hole; to strip, as tough skin of fish such as manini, humuhumu. FIS
uhole vt. to peel or strip, as a banana. . cf. ihi. FIS
uhole [u·ho·le] v. see hole. To skin; to strip off the skin of an animal; to peel the bark from a tree; to peel off the skin, as a banana; e maihi.
uholo R plural of holo, to run
ʻO ka uholo ihola nō ia ā nalowale loa.They hurried off and disappeared.
ʻūhōloʻa [u·ho·loʻa] n. dispenser, i.e. a dispensing container of any kind. ʻūhōloʻa kāwele pepa. paper towel dispenser. ʻūhōloʻa kopa. soap dispenser. [comb. ʻū- + hōloʻa.]. see hōloʻa, and entries below.
ʻūhōloʻa kakalina [u·ho·loa·kaka·lina] n. carburetor, as in an internal-combustion engine. lit., gasoline dispenser.
ʻūhōloʻa māʻōʻāna [u·ho·loa·ma·o·ʻāna] n. buret, i.e. a precision-made piece of glassware used to measure and deliver accurate volumes of solutions, in science. lit., solution dispenser. SCI
uholo uila . see awe uholo uila, mea uholo uila.
ʻūholo uila [u·holo·uila] n. electrode. lit., instrument (for) conducting electricity. ʻūholo uila ʻāne. anode, i.e. the positive electrode in an electrical circuit. ʻūholo uila ʻine. cathode, i.e. the negative electrode in an electric circuit.
uhoni R plural of honi.
uhu [u·hu] adj. Wasteful; improvident.
uhu₁ R n. the parrot fishes, of which Scarus perspicillatus is among the most abundant and largest; uhu are plant eaters, the teeth are strong and beaklike, well fitted for clipping off food from coral. The name may be qualified by the terms aʻa, ʻāhiuhiu, ʻahu ʻula or ʻula, ʻeleʻele, halahala, kualakai or pālukaluka, lā uli, pānoa, piko ʻula, and uliuli. Name of growth stages are ʻōhua (very young), pānuhu or pōnuhunuhu (medium), and uhu (mature). Variant names are male and ʻōmale for a young stage. The colors of this fish are so pretty that it is sometimes compared to a sweetheart:. [PPn *ʻufu, parrot fish (Scarus spp.)]FIS PLA
ʻAʻohe e loaʻa, he uhu pakelo,.Not to be caught, a slippery parrot fish [a wily person].
Momomi wale kuʻu ʻono i ka uhu māʻalo i kuʻu maka.My craving makes my mouth water for the parrotfish passing before my eyes.
Uhu-mākaʻikaʻiname of a fish killed in the Kawelo legend, said to be a designation for all uhu; lit., traveling uhu, perhaps so called because they follow one another in line (FS 45)
uhu [u·hu] Name of a fish the size of a salmon.
uhu₂ R n. a variety of sugar cane. PLA SUG
uhu₃ R vi. to bolt, break away, as a horse; to pull, strain, chafe under restraint; willful, headstrong. . also lōuhu.
uhu ka manaʻo e helestraining, frantic to go
uhu [u·hu] To bolt, as a horse.
ʻuhū R vi., interj. to sigh, moan, groan; to grunt as a pig (often used after kani); interj. of scorn (Kel. 20), huh!.
Kani ʻuhū aʻe ana i ke aloha ʻole o kuʻu kaikamahine.Sighing over the heartlessness of my daughter.
uhu [u·hu] v. To groan from pain; to complain of suffering.
To complain of an injury done to one.
To think hard of; mai uhu nui wale oe i ka hoi i kou wahi iho, do not think too hard of going back to your own place.
Hoo. Mai hoouhu aku oe i ka holo o ka lio; to groan; to cough. see kaniuhu.
s. A cry of grief; grief; hard feeling; no keia olelo a ua haole la, o ka uhu koke ae la no ia e holo.
The groaning of persons.
The grunting of hogs; kani uhu, a deep groan.
ʻūhū [u·hū] n. enzyme. [comb. ʻū- + hū.]. SCI
uhuao [uhu·ao] R rare var. of ʻuao, intercede, mediate...
uhuao [u·hu·ao] v. To rush; to struggle.
uhuela [u·hu·e·la] s. A species of red fish.
uhueleele [u·hu·e·le·e·le] s. A species of fish.
uhuhalahala [u·hu·ha·la·ha·la] s. Name of a fish.
-uhuhī, hoʻouhuhī [uhuhi·hoo·uhu·hī] R to tease, annoy, vex, nag. rare.
uhuki R same as huhuki, pull hard... (Am. 9.15)
uhuki [u·hu·ki] v. To pull up, as grass or weeds; to root up, as weeds or small trees. Ier. 11:19.
To root up, destroy, as a people. Amos. 9:15. see huki, to pull; draw.
To rob; to take violently what is another's.
uhukiwale [u·hu·ki·wa·le] s. A seizing and taking away what is another's; a robbery.
ʻuhuku R var. of ʻōhuku.
Uhu-mākaʻikaʻi [uhuma·kai·kaʻi] R same as Ka-uhu-mākaʻikaʻi.
Uhu-makaliʻi [uhumaka·liʻi] R n. a stroke in lua fighting. (containing reference to ocean dwellers (EH)). LUA
uhu pākali [uhu·pa·kali] R n. an uhu fish used as a decoy. fig., to deceive. FIS
uhupakali [u·hu·pa·ka·li] s. Uhu, a fish, and pakali, to deceive so as to catch. The fish used as a decoy in catching other fish; oia ka uhu e hoowalewale ai, e kaana mai ai na uhu e a hei i ka upena. see uhu, fish.
uhu pakelo slippery parrot fish (a wily person). (EH)
uhu pānuhunuhu [uhu·pa·nuhu·nuhu] R n. same as pānuhunuhu.
uhupikoula [u·hu·pi·ko·u·la] s. Name of a fish; a kind of fish and a way of catching it. see uhu, fish.
ʻuhūʻuhū R redup. of ʻuhū; to neigh (Ier. 8.16) , bray, cough, hem; to hawk, as in clearing the throat.
uhuuhu [u·hu·u·hu] v. see uhu. To neigh, as a horse. Ier. 5:8. To bray, as an ass.
To cough frequently.
Hoo. To cause a neighing or groaning, &c.
To hem; to hawk, as in clearing the throat.
s. A neighing, as of a horse. Ier. 8:16. A frequent coughing; he kunukunu.
ʻuhū ʻuhūʻuhū moan. (EH)
ui₁ R n.v. to ask, question, appeal, turn to for help or advice, query; question, catechism. [PPn *ʻuhi, ask, question *quhi, *huqi]
He ui, a he nīnau kēia.A query, a question this. (chant)
hoʻouito cause a question to be asked, to ask
ui [u·i] v. To ask a question; ui iho la au penei, ahea ka nui o na haumana? to inquire of; ua uiia mai oe e ke alii e olelo aku, thou art asked by the chief to speak.
s. A question; a series of questions; a catechism; an interrogation; he ui no na haumana o ke kulanui, a question for the scholars of the high school.
ui₂ R v. to stir up, activate. rare.
hoʻouito bestir, hurry, surge
ui₃ R rare var. of uhi₁, cover, lid, tent...
uʻi R nvs. youthful, youthfully stalwart, heroic, handsome, pretty, beautiful, vigorous; youth; youthful vigor and beauty; youthful hero, beautiful young woman.
hoʻouʻito beautify, make beautiful
ka wā uʻiyouth; age of youthful vigor, grace, and beauty; age of greatest physical beauty
nā poʻe uʻiyoung people, as in the late teens and early twenties
ui [u·i] s. A youth; a young person; youth generally; strength. Kin. 49:3.
adj. Young; strong; well proportioned; applied to young and vigorous men. Rut. 2:9.
ūi R interj. halloo.
ʻuī R S var. spelling of ʻuwī₁, to squeak, squeal, ʻuwī₂, to gnash, as teeth...; twist, squeeze, wring...
ui [u·i] To milk; to squeeze out milk. see kowi.
To wring out, as washed clothes.
To creak or squeak, as new shoes in walking.
To grate, as the teeth.
uia R n. a variety of taro. (HP 34)TAR
uifi R n. whiff. Eng.
uihā [ui·hā] R vs. weary, tired, bored, tiresome, burdensome.
uihaa [ui·haa] adj. Weary with a long distance.
Idle, i. e., without work; burdened with work, but desiring it.
uiio [ui·io] v. To question; to interrogate. see ui.
ʻuiki₁, ʻuwiki R vi. to glimmer, especially of a light through a hole, crack, or narrow opening; to twinkle faintly; the opening through which light shines.
hōʻuikito open a crack or sliver; to cause to gleam
hōʻuiki mai i ka makato open the eyes just a slit
uiki [u·i·ki] s. see uiuiki. A small aperture; he hakahaka.
ʻuiki₂, ʻuwiki R n. piping, as used for dress trimming.
ʻuiki₃, ʻuwiki R n. wick. Eng.
uiki [ui·ki] s. Eng. The wick of a lamp or candle. Mat. 12:20. Better written wiki.
ʻuiki₄, ʻuwiki R n. whist. Eng.
ʻuiki ʻā n. filament, as in a light bulb. lit., wick (for) lighting. kukui ʻuiki ʻā. incandescent light.
ʻuiki uila n. Fuse. lit., electric fuse. Pahu ʻuiki uila. Fuse box.
ui kula Sābati [ui·kula·sa·bati] R n. Sunday school catechism.
uila, uwila R nvs. lightning, electricity; electric. [(MP) PPn *ʻuhila, lightning]
he nuku uilaa lightning snout [an incessant talker]
hoʻouila, hōʻuilato flash, as lightning
kaʻa uilaelectric bus
kapuahi uilaelectric stove
kukui uilaelectric light
uila n. electricity. . see ana au uila, anakahi uila, awe uholo uila, lapaʻau hoʻomiki uila, luna uila, mea uholo uila, puka uila, puni uila, ʻōmole iho uila, ʻuiki uila, ʻūkake uila, ʻūʻōki puni uila, and entries below. .
uila [ui·la] s. Lightning. Zek. 10:1. Ke ahi e holo ikaika ana iloko o na ao ua.
uila aukahi [uila·au·kahi] n. direct current (DC) electricity. lit., electricity flowing together. cf. uila au māʻaloʻalo. SCI
uila au māʻaloʻalo [uila···au···ma·alo·ʻalo] n. alternating current (AC) electricity. lit., electricity (with) current passing back and forth. cf. uila aukahi. SCI
uila huila makani n. wind-generated electricity. lit., electricity (from) windmill. see uila māhu pele, uila puhi wāwahie, uila wai kahe. WIN SCI
uila māhu pele n. geothermal electricity. lit., electricity (from) volcanic steam. see uila huila makani, uila puhi wāwahie, uila wai kahe. SCI
uilani [ui·lani] R vs. to chafe under control, fret; restless, irritated by restraint; constantly seeking pleasure, spirited, flighty.
Uilani nohoʻi ka naʻau.The mind is restless.
uilani [ui·la·ni] v. To struggle ineffectually to get away from a person; to struggle in vain to get out of difficulty; uilani ae la makou; mehea la e hemo ae ai? we are struggling ineffectually; by what means shall we break away? The word is also used in a moral sense; aole anei he uilani? is he not in difficulty? Laieik. 206.
s. Pride; haughtiness; self exhortation.
uila puhi wāwahie [uila···puhi···wa·wahie] n. thermoelectricity; thermoelectric. lit., electricity (from) burning fuel. ikehu uila puhi wāwahie.
thermoelectric power. see uila huila makani, uila māhu pele, uila wai kahe. SCI
uila wai kahe n. hydroelectricity; hydroelectric. lit., electricity (from) flowing water. ikehu uila wai kahe. hydroelectric power. see uila huila makani, uila māhu pele, uila puhi wāwahie.
uili [u·i·li] v. To steer, as a canoe.
uilo R n. square-shaped braid, as in lei palaoa cord.
ʻuʻina₁ R nvi. sharp report, as crack of a pistol; to crack, snap, crackle, creak (as joints); to make a splashing sound. cf. ʻaʻina, ʻeʻeʻina, pāpaʻaʻina. PCP *ku(u)kina.
He ʻuʻina, he nākolo ka wai o Nā-molo-kama.The water of Nā-molo-kama makes a splashing and rustling sound. (song)
ʻuʻina ka puʻusound of swallowing
ʻUʻina pōhaku a Kāne.Crackling rocks of Kāne [thunder].
uina [u·i·na] v. Ui and ana. see ui 4.
To crack; to snap, as a whip.
To crack, as a rope or string of a lei. Laieik. 145.
To break, as a piece of wood. NOTE.—It is the noise made by the breaking, and not the breaking that makes the uina.
s. see uina, v. A report of a pistol; the noise of a gun; the cracking of the fingers; a guttural break in pronunciation between two vowels.
ʻuʻina₂ R n. glottal stop.
ʻuʻina ka puʻu sound of swallowing. (EH)
ʻuʻinakolo [uina·kolo] R nvi. rustle, roar; to rustle (ʻuʻina and nākolo). WIN
I ka ua nui hōʻeha ʻili, i ka wai ʻuʻinakolo.In the rain whose cold penetrates the skin with the rumble of roaring water.
ʻuʻina pōhaku a kāne thunder. (EH)
uinihapa [uini·hapa] R var. spelling of winihapa, brick.
uinihapa ʻakopie [uini·hapa···ako·pie] n. adobe block. lit., adobe brick.
uʻi ʻole plain, (not beautiful), unattractive. (EH)
uipouila [uipo·uila] n. whippoorwill. also manu uipouila.. Eng. BIR
uiui [ui·ui] R redup. of ui₁, ask, ui₂, stir up... BIR
Hoʻolaʻi nā manu ke ʻike i ka wai hoʻouiui kino.The birds are calmed when they see the liquid that excites the body. (chant)
uiui [u·i·u·i] s. Arrow-root. see pia.
A beer made of the ki root.
The fermented juice of the sugar-cane. see uiuia.
hoʻouʻiuʻito beautify, make attractive
ʻuīʻui R var. spelling of ʻuwīʻuwī₂, a variety of triggerfish...
ʻuīʻuī R var. spelling of ʻuwīʻuwī, squeak; twist...
uiui [u·i·u·i] v. To squeak, as new shoes; to gnash the teeth. see ui.
uiuia [ui·u·ia] s. A kind of beer made of cane juice.
ʻuiʻuiki, ʻuwiʻuwiki R redup. of ʻuiki₁, glimmer...
ʻuiʻuiki [ui·ʻuiki] . see nalo ʻuiʻuiki, firefly...
uiuiki [ui·ui·ki] v. To shine, as a light through a small aperture; to shine through a small aperture into a dark room.
To glimmer feebly; ua uiuiki iki mai kahi malamalama iki ma Hawaii nei.
s. A small hole through which light may shine; he puku uuku, he wahi hakahaka uuku, i puka mai ka malamalama o na hoku liilii loa, i ike powehiwehiia.
uiuiko [ui·ui·ko] s. An unpleasant smell. see ueueko.
uiuilani [ui·ui·lani] R redup. of uilani, chafe under control...
ʻuʻiʻuʻina R redup. of ʻuʻina, sharp report, crack...
uiuiwi [ui·ui·wi] s. The name of a species of fish; the oili.
uiuwi [u·i·u·wi] s. A tooth; a small, young tooth.
ʻuiwi R n. a small endemic undershrub (Hedyotis cookiana) with narrow leaves and slender branches. cf. kopa. PLA
-uka₁ R . cf. ukana, baggage, luggage, freight... [(MP) PPn *uta, cargo, freight]
hoʻouka pū nā wāwaeto cross the legs
hoʻouka₁to load, as cargo or freight; to put on, as gear on a horse; to send, as a letter (2-Sam. 11.14)
-uka₂ R . cf. hoʻouka₂, to rush on, as in battle; to attack, raid...
hoʻouka kauato attack, battle, wage a military campaign. cf. kahua hoʻouka.
hoʻouka₂to rush on, as in battle; to attack, raid
uka R loc.n. inland, upland, towards the mountain, shoreward (if at sea); shore, uplands (often preceded by the particles i, ma- [usually written mauka], or o). (Gram. 8.6) [(AN) PPn *ʻuta, shore (from sea), inland (from shore)]BIR
hele i ukago inland; go ashore [if at sea]
kō ukathose belonging to the uplands; mountain folk
uka manuuplands where birds are found
ʻUwā ʻo uka.Those inland shouted. (FS 259)
uka [u·ka] s. The shore; the country inland; opposed to kai.
uka [u·ka] v. To send; to convey; mostly with hoo; to send, as a letter. 2 Sam. 11:14. To send, convey, as money or goods. 2 Oihl. 16:3.
To bring upon one, as evil. Ios. 23:15.
To consume; to destroy; to devour.
To commence an attack, as in a battle; ekolu paha la e kaua ai; alaila, hoouka nui.
To throw upon, as goods or property on board a vessel.
uka [u·ka] To cast up; to make a road. Isa. 57:14.
To add to; to make more of. 1 Nal. 12:11.
ʻuka₁ R n. wrinkles.
ʻuka₂ R vs. good-for-nothing, worthless. . cf. ʻalaʻuka, maʻuka.
ʻukā R interj. a word used in calling hogs; to gobble noisily, as a pig; to eat loudly, smack.
Mai, mai, ʻukā, ʻukā.Come, come, gobble, gobble [calling pigs].
uka [u·ka] v. To address in calling a hog; i kuu manao, aole manao o ka puaa; ina e olelo aku ke kahu, e i aku ia me neia, uka—uka—u mai ka puaa. see uhu, s.
ukaʻawale [ukaa·wale] R plural of kaʻawale.
ʻūkaʻe [u·kaʻe] R vs. having no teeth; sloppy and smeary in eating, as one without teeth. . cf. mūkaʻe.
ukae [u·kae] adj. Dirty; filthy; hoggish.
ukahewa [u·ka·he·wa] v. Uka, to make an attempt, and hewa, wrong. To make an attempt and miss; to attempt and not perform.
ūkākā [u·ka·kā] R n. female of ʻōʻō and ʻōʻū, birds. BIR
ukaka [u·ka·ka] s. The female of the bird oo.
ʻukakai [uka·kai] R same as ʻuʻulukai.
ʻūkake uila [u·kake·uila] n. commutator, i.e. a switch on a motor running on direct current that causes the current to reverse every half turn. lit., instrument (for) slipping electricity back and forth. SCI
uka lāʻau R n. forested uplands.
ukalekale [ukale·kale] R vs. watery, fluid. fig., deceitful.
ukalekale [u·ka·le·ka·le] adj. Deceitful lying. see hookalekale. He kanaka ukalekale, aole oiaio.
ukali₁ R nvt. to follow, come after, succeed, attend, accompany, escort; follower, attendant; complement, as in grammar; reserve.
aliʻi ukaliattendant chief (FS 163)
hoʻoukalito cause, pretend, or try to follow, accompany, attend, etc
lede ukalilady in waiting
nā aliʻi koa ukalireserve officers
nā ukali paʻa maleattendants of a bridal couple
ukali o ke kiaʻāinagovernor's aide
ukali [u·ka·li] v. To follow after; to follow, as people in a train of a chief; hahai, a ukali i ke alii.
To accompany one; to go with. Sol. 7:22.
To be sent after, as a package. 2 Sam. 11:8.
adj. The younger; the smaller; applied to shot sent from the gun at the same time with the ball; called poka ukali because they follow after the ball; called also pokii, the younger brothers (of the ball.).
Following, i. e., accompanying; attending upon; ma na waa ukali o ke alii. Laieik. 112.
adv. After; behind, like one following after; hele ukali hou, they went following after. Laieik. 72.
Ukali₂ R same as Ukali-aliʻi, Mercury... STA
ukali [u·ka·li] s. Name of the planet Mercury; so called from its following close after the sun.
ukali₃ n. satellite. also poelele. cf. hōkū ukali.
Ukali-aliʻi R n. the planet Mercury. lit., following the chief [i.e., the sun]. STA
Ukalialiʻi [ukali·aliʻi] n. Mercury (the planet). STA
ukali haʻiʻano R n. adjective complement. LNG
ukali haʻiinoa [ukali·hai·inoa] R S n. noun complement. LNG
ukali o ke kiaʻāina Governor's aide. (EH)
ukali paʻa male bridal attendants. (EH)
ukamu R n. oakum. Eng.
ukana R n. baggage, luggage, freight, cargo, supplies. [Pn(CE) *uta-ŋa, cargo, freight]
hoʻoukanato bundle up, pack up, load, as freight
kaʻa ukanabaggage car, baggage or freight vehicle
Ke mālama nei au i ka ukana a ke aloha.I preserve the love carried [by me]. (chant)
ukana [u·ka·na] s. see uka and ana. A sending; something sent.
Property or something to be conveyed to another place.
Baggage on or to be put on a canoe or vessel.
Any movable property. Kin. 46:6. A bundle; one's substance. Ios. 14:4.
The calabashes, remnants of food, &c., after a family has eaten. Laieik. 86.
ʻUkana R n. Uganda. Eng. [+]ADD G
ukana pilikino luggage. (EH)
ʻūkaomi hano kui [u·kaomi·hano·kui] n. syringe plunger. also ʻūkaomi, ʻūkōmi, ʻūkōmi hano kui. [comb. ʻū- + kaomi + hano kui.]. cf. pāuma. ILL
-ukauka R . see -uka.
hoʻoukaukaredup. of hoʻouka
ukauka [u·ka·u·ka] v. Hoo. To throw or pile upon, as baggage on a vessel or canoe.
ʻukāʻukā₁ R redup. of ʻukā, gobble...
ukauka [u·ka·u·ka] To gormandize; to eat as long as one can; ka ai nui ana a ono ka puu.
ʻukāʻukā₂ R v. rolling up of waves. rare.
ukaukai [ukau·kai] R vs. fat, feeble. rare.
ukaukai [u·kau·kai] adj. For ukauka ai. Large, fat and feeble.
ʻukē₁ R vi. to swing, sway, as breasts of a large-busted woman or as a pendulum.
ʻukē vi. to swing, as a pendulum. . see uleʻo.
wā ʻukēperiod of a pendulum
ʻukē₂ R nvi. sound of a thud, collision, tick, tap; to thud, tick, rap, tap. . cf. kē. rare.
uke [u·ke] v. To strike, as the cloth mallet; to tick, as a watch. see puke and koele.
ʻūkeʻe [u·keʻe] R vs. twisted, crooked, as the mouth.
hōʻūkeʻeto screw or twist the mouth to one side, as in disapproval or dislike
ʻukeke₁ R same as ʻukekeke, , a bird. ʻakekeʻe, a bird. BIR
ukeke [u·ke·ke] s. A species of bird.
ʻukeke₂ R same as haʻukeke, to quiver. rare.
ukeke [u·ke·ke] s. A shuddering; a chill. see haukeke, anu, lia.
ʻūkēkē [u·ke·kē] R nvt. a variety of musical bow, 40 to 60 cm long and about 4 cm wide, with two or commonly three strings drawn through holes at one end. The strings were strummed. According to (Roberts) (see Bibliography), the old experts made no sound with the vocal cords, but the mouth cavity acted as a resonance chamber. The resulting sound suggested speech and trained persons could understand. It was sometimes used for love making. To play the ʻūkēkē. cf. nīʻau kani. MUS
ukeke [u·ke·ke] s. Name of an ancient pulsatile musical instrument among the Hawaiians; a harp. 1 Sam. 10:5. Ka ukeke hahau.
ʻūkēkē hahau [u·ke·ke·hahau] R n. Jew's-harp. lit., striking musical bow. MUS
ʻūkēkē hao [u·ke·ke·hao] R n. Jew's-harp. lit., metal musical bow. MUS
ʻukekeke [uke·keke] R n. same as ʻukeke, , a bird. ʻakekeʻe, a bird. BIR
ukekeke [u·ke·ke·ke] s. A species of bird.
ʻūkele [u·kele] R S nvs. muddy; oily; slush.
waha ʻūkeledrooling mouth
ʻūkele [u·kele] S n. mud. . also lepo pohō.
ukele [u·ke·le] v. To be muddy; slippery. see kele.
ʻūkelekele [u·kele·kele] R S redup. of ʻūkele.
ukelekele [u·ke·le·ke·le] adj. Muddy; miry; slippery from mud, as a road. see kele, mud; mire.
ʻUkelena [uke·lena] n. Ukraine. Eng. G
ʻukemu R same as kemu₁, to absorb, consume.
ʻukeni R n. small change. Kaʻū. Eng.
ʻukēʻukē R redup. of ʻukē₁, ʻukē₂. CAN
ʻUkēʻukē aʻela ka hoʻokele i kāna hoe ma ka ʻaoʻao o ka waʻa.The steerer rapped his paddle on the side of the canoe.
ʻukeʻukele [ukeu·kele] R S redup. of ʻūkele.
uki R same as ukiuki, anger... rare.
hoʻoukisame as hoʻoukiuki
uki [u·ki] v. To provoke; to do that which irritates one; used mostly with hoo, or in the frequentative form, as ukiuki.
ʻuki R n. coarse native sedges of several genera. . see ʻahaniu.
uki [u·ki] s. A plant or shrub, sometimes used in thatching houses; there are three kinds; the leaves of these bushes could be used only in temporary shelters; kamala uki, he hana wikiwiki; kamala uki kau hana ana was jestingly said when one thatched badly, leaving holes, as in a shelter made quickly; applied in this sense to all thatching.
Name of the grass inside of the house, as the pili was outside.
s. Name of a kind of grass.
adj. Partaking of the quality of uki; as, kamala uki, a shanty covered with uki leaves; unsubstantial; applied also to cloth; as, lole uki, blue cloth. 2 Oihl. 3:14.
ʻukī R n. an unpleasant odor, as halitosis. rare.
uki [u·ki] v. To have a strong offensive smell; to smell unpleasantly. see ukiuki, adj.
ʻūkī [u·kī] R same as ʻuwī, to wring.
ʻuki haole R n. all cultivated forms of Gladiolus (as G. blandus), ornamental plants in the iris family, with sword-shaped leaves and one-sided sprays of large colorful flowers. (Neal 235)PLA FLO
ukihi [u·ki·hi] Well spoken, as a fluent person in speaking; he waha ukihi, hoopololei, mikomiko ka waha.
ʻūkihi₁ [u·kihi] R nvi. cold sores, any sores about the corners (kihi) of the mouth; to have such. fig., to talk too much. ILL
ukihi [u·ki·hi] adj. Sores at the corners of the mouth.
ʻūkihi₂ [u·kihi] R n. name of a bird (no data). (KL. line 314) BIR
ukike [u·ki·ke] s. Name of an ancient musical instrument; a kind of jewsharp. see ukeke.
ʻukiki₁ R vs. thin, puny, small, stunted, sickly. . cf. ʻakiki, hukiki.
ʻukiki₂ R same as ʻūkīkiki₁. FIS
ukiki [u·ki·ki] s. Name of a species of fish.
ukikiʻi [uki·kiʻi] R vt. to fetch, of several. . cf. kiʻi, to fetch.
ʻūkīkiki₁ [u·ki·kiki] R n. early stage of both ʻōpakapaka and ʻulaʻula, fish, less than 30 cm long. also ʻakiki, kiki, koʻi, ʻukiki. FIS
ʻūkīkiki₂ [u·ki·kiki] R redup. of ʻukiki₁.
ukione [uki·one] R n. extreme unction.
ʻūkiu₁ [u·kiu] R same as ʻūkiukiu, broken kukui nut shells...
ukiu [u·ki·u] s. The shell of the kukui nut; ka ili a kukui.
ʻŪkiu₂ [u·kiu] R nvi. name of a chilly north wind associated with Maka-wao, Maui; to blow, of this wind. WIN
ukiu [u·ki·u] s. The name of a north wind; similar to the hoolua; he makani kiu.
ʻūkiu₃ [u·kiu] R same as ʻūkiʻukiu₁.
ukiuki [uki·uki] R nvt. anger, resentment (FS 129); angry, annoyed, offended, vexed, displeased (2-Sam. 6.8) , irritated, peeved; to hate (Kin. 50.15) ; fierce, adverse, as a wind; petulant.
hoʻoukiukito provoke, offend, displease, irritate
ukiuki [u·ki·u·ki] v. To be offended; to be vexed; provoked; to be very angry. Neh. 4:1.
To treat with contempt; to be in anger at one. Kanl. 19:6. To be displeased. 2 Sam. 6:8.
To scold; to be indignant; to treat vindictively; to hate. Kin. 50:15. Ua like ka ukiuki me ka inaina; ukiuki iho la ia no kona nele ana i ka aina ole, he was very angry for being deprived of land. Hoo—na. The same meaning.
s. Contempt; anger; rage; envy; disaffection; wrath. Kanl. 29:27. fig. with ninini. Ezek. 20:13, 21.
ukiuki [u·ki·u·ki] v. To be gently in motion, or to have a little strength, as waves; ukiuki ka aleale ana. Aniani, aheahe, nahe, &c., ukiuki and malanai are strong in the order in which they are here placed, malanai being the strongest.
adj. Papa ukiuki ka makani, a strong blowing wind.
ʻukiʻuki R n. Dianella sandwicensis, a native member of the lily family, with a short stem and long, narrow leaves, from among which arises a cluster of white or bluish flowers. The attractive fruits are blue, long-persistent berries formerly used to dye tapa. (Neal 191–2)TAP PLA FLO
ʻukīʻukī R redup. of ʻukī, unpleasant odor...
ukiuki [u·ki·u·ki] Strong smelling; offensive; he ukiuki ka waha o ka mea puhi baka; pilopilo.
ʻūkiukiu R var. spelling of ʻūkiʻukiu₁, broken...
ʻŪkiukiu [u·kiu·kiu] R n. perhaps the same as ʻŪkiu, but a rain associated with Hikilei, Kauaʻi. (For. 6:454) WIN
ʻūkiʻukiu₁, ʻūkiukiu [ukiu·kiu·u·kiu·kiu] R n. broken kukui nut shells, as after the kernel has been extracted. also ʻūkiu.
ʻūkiʻukiu₂, ʻūkiukiu [ukiu·kiu·u·kiu·kiu] R same as palakiu, rotted.
ʻŪkiʻukiu₃, ʻŪkiukiu [ukiu·kiu·u·kiu·kiu] R n. diminutive ʻŪkiu wind; to blow gently, as this wind. WIN
Māewa ana ka ʻŪkiukiu o Honokoa.The gentle breeze of Honokoa flutters. (For. 5:57)
ukiukiu [u·ki·u·ki·u] s. The shell of the kukui nut; ka ili a kukui.
ukiukiu [u·ki·u·ki·u] s. The name of a north wind; similar to the hoolua; he makani kiu.
uko [u·ko] s. An offering which one carried with him before Wakea when he died. Human sacrifices were offered for this purpose; he uko keia oihana a ke kahuna—a moa ae la ka puaa uko.
ūkō [u·kō] R vs. fulfilled. fig., pregnant. see puaʻa ūkō. (Gram. 6.3.2)
ʻuko R n. use (often used with ʻole). Eng.
hana ʻuko ʻoleuseless, improper, unseemly activity (For. 5:521)
Naʻu e mālama i kēia? I ka ʻuko!May I keep this? Of what use is it!
ʻuko R n. cerebrum. Tah. ʻuto (coconut sponge). [+]ADD BOD
ukokole₁ [uko·kole] R vs. sore, inflamed, as eyes. ILL
ukokole [u·ko·ko·le] adj. Sore; inflamed; applied to a partial inflammation of the eye. see kole.
ukokole₂ [uko·kole] R same as mūʻokole, to stop budding. rare.
ukokomo [uko·komo] R vi. to enter together. . see komo.
ukole R same as kole, a fish. FIS
ukole [u·ko·le] s. Name of species of fish.
ukolekole [ukole·kole] R same as ukokole₁, sore, inflamed, ukokole₂, stop budding...
ukolekole [u·ko·le·ko·le] adj. Reddened or inflamed, as the eye; he ukolekole ka maka.
ʻūkōmi [u·kōmi] . see ʻūkaomi hano kui.
ukoʻo R n. a human sacrifice or pig substitute, as made after a chief was a victim of sorcery, in order to protect the living.
ʻuko ʻole R vs. useless, of no use.
uku- R . see ukuhi, pour out... PPN *ʻutu.
uku₁ R nvt. pay, payment, wages, fee, fare, toll, commission, reward, recompense, compensation, remittance, tuition, prize, fine, tax, installment, tribute; to pay, remunerate, compensate, repay, revenge. Many types of uku are listed below. [PPn *utu, compensation, payment, return]
hoʻoukuto make someone pay; to levy a tax, fine, assess, charge
Ka hilahila i kāna uku ʻole e uku ai iā ʻAi-kanaka.Shame for his lack of reward for recompensing ʻAi-kanaka. (FS 103)
kāu ukuyour pay, wages (paid to someone else)
kou ukuyour pay, wages (paid to you)
Naʻu e uku.I'll pay; my treat.
uku [u·ku] v. To pay; remunerate; to pay, as a fine. Puk. 21:30. To pay a tax or debt.
To compensate either good or bad, according to what has been previously done. Puk. 34:7. syn. with hoopai.
To reward; require or demand punishment for an offense.
To bring evil upon one, as a punishishment.
PASS. To be punished; to be paid, as wages; e uku hewa, to punish; e uku maikai, to reward.
Hoo. To reward; to pay for a benefit. 2 Sam. 19:36. To lay a fine upon one. Kanl. 22:19.
s. Wages or reward for work done. Nah. 18:31.
Fine for a misdemeanor; uku hoopai, punishment for a crime. Laieik. 212. Tax or tribute to a ruler.
A pledge for a debt. Kanl. 24:6. A pledge for a thing lent. Kanl. 24:10.
He uku mare, a dowry. Puk. 21:10.
A price for a privilege; a he uku no kou kokoke aku, a price for your approach. Laieik. 99.
uku₂ R n. a deep-sea snapper (Aprion virescens). [PPn *ʻutu, fish sp. (Aprion sp.) (Hpr)]FIS
uku [u·ku] s. A species of fish.
ʻuku₁ R n. louse, flea. [(AN) PPn *kutu, louse]INS
uku [u·ku] s. Name of a genus of small insects; uku poo, a head louse; uku kapa, a body louse; uku pepa, the book insect; uku lele, a flea, &c. The root is probably uku, to be little or small. see uuku.
ʻuku₂ R vs. small, tiny (less used than ʻuʻuku).
uku ʻākena [uku··a·kena] . see uku ʻēkena.
uku egena R var. spelling of uku ʻēkena, agent's fee...
uku ʻēkena, uku egena [uku·e·kena] R n. agent's fee, commission.
uku ʻēkena [uku·e·kena] n. commission, i.e. a fee paid to an agent for transacting business or performing a service. lit., agent pay. also uku ʻākena. see komikina.
ʻukuʻele R n. name given for a sea creature (no data). FIS
uku hala R n.v. penalty for wrongdoing; to pay for wrong done, as damages. Sugar cane, as halāliʻi, used in ceremonies for the remission of sins might be so called.
uku hana R n.v. wages, salary, pay for work; to pay wages.
uku hapa R n.v. installment payment; to pay in part.
ukuhi R vt. to pour out, dip, as water; to wean, as a child . -hi is a transitivizer and a reflex of PPN *-fi; cf. Tongan ʻutu, to pour, and Gram. 6.6.4.
ʻO ka mea ukuhi ka i ʻike i ka lepo o ka wai, ʻo ka mea inu ʻaʻole ʻoia i ʻike.He who dips is the one who knows how dirty the water is, but he who drinks does not.
ukuhi [u·ku·hi] v. To pour, as water into a cask; to fill a vessel with any fluid. Ios. 9:13. Ukuhi iho la a piha na pahu, they poured into the casks till full.
To get or obtain water; i holo mai e ukuhi wai a loaa ka ai i ola, they come here to obtain water (lit. To pour water in) and to get provisions.
To wean, as a child from the breast. Kin. 21:8. Equivalent to haalele waiu; hooki i ka ai waiu ana o ke keiki; keiki i ukuhiia, a weaned child. Hal. 131:2.
ukuhia [uku·hia] R pas/imp. of ukuhi.
ukuhina [uku·hina] R n. a pouring out, dipping, weaning.
ukuhina wai a dip of water. (EH)
ukuhi ʻole unweaned. (EH)
ʻuku hipa R n. tick, mite (Acari). INS
uku hoʻēmi R n. cheap or reduced price, discount.
uku hoʻomau [uku·hoo·mau] R n. pension, alimony. lit., permanent pay.
uku hoʻomau [uku··hoo·mau] n. pension.
Ua lawe au i ka uku hoʻomau i loko o Iune.I drew my pension in June.
uku hoʻomau mahope o ka ʻoki male ʻana alimony. (EH)
uku hoʻopaʻa [uku·hoo·paʻa] R n. premium, as insurance; down payment, deposit. lit., payment [to] solidify.
uku hoʻopaʻi [uku·hoo·paʻi] R n. fine, forfeit.
uku hoʻopaʻi [uku·hoo·paʻi] R n. reparations. lit., pay (as) punishment. cf. uku pānaʻi.[+]ADD
Ua koi ʻia ʻo Kelemānia nāna ka uku hoʻopaʻi ma hope o ke Kaua Honua ʻEkahi.Germany was required to pay reparations after World War I.
uku hoʻopaneʻe [uku·hoo·paneʻe] R nvt. interest, usury; to pay interest.
ukuhoopanee [u·ku·hoo·pa·nee] s. Uku, pay, and hoopanee, to put off; i. e., interest on money lent; usury. Isa. 24:2.
ukui [u·ku·i] s. A reward. see uku.
uku i ke kuke to pay duty. (EH)
uku i nā kuke to pay customs. (EH)
uku ʻinikua [uku··ini·kua] n. insurance premium.
uku kaʻa R n. carfare, transportation charge.
ʻuku kai R n. a sand hopper, probably an amphipod. . also mahiki. INS
uku kākoʻo [uku·ka·koʻo] R S n. subsidy, monetary aid, grant-in-aid.
ʻuku kapa R n. body louse (Pediculus humanus humanus). lit., tapa louse. INS TAP
ukukapa [u·ku·ka·pa] s. Uku, louse, and kapa, garment. A kapa louse; a body louse; he uku no ke kino o ke kanaka.
uku kaulele [uku·kau·lele] R n. interest on principal, premium, extra or overtime pay. lit., payment added on.
Me kō lākou hoʻouku kaulele pū ʻia he 10 keneta o ke dālā.Together with interest of ten cents a dollar.
uku keu R n. extra pay, bonus, left-over pay.
uku kīpē [uku·ki·pē] R n.v. bribe, to bribe.
uku koʻakoʻa, ʻuku koʻakoʻa [uku·koa·koʻa] R S n. coral polyp. FIS
uku komikina commission (pay). (EH)
uku komo R n. entrance fee.
uku komokina [uku·komo·kina] R n. commission (pay).
ūkūkua [u·ku·kua] R vs. besieged, pressed with work, crowded.
uku kuala interest payment. (EH)
ukukuhi [uku·kuhi] R redup. of ukuhi, pour out...
ukukuhi [u·ku·ku·hi] v. To put or pour into, as liquid into a vessel. see ukuhi. E kiahaaha.
uku kūʻike R n. cash payment.
uku kula R n. school tuition.
uku kūmau [uku·ku·mau] R n. customary or usual fees; dues, taxes.
uku kuwala R n. interest payment, bounty.
ʻuku lāʻau R n. wood-eating beetle. INS
uku lawelawe [uku·lawe·lawe] R n. tip, gratuity, service charge. lit., service pay.
uku leka, uku leta R n. postage, postage stamp.
uku leka n. postage. lit., letter fee.
ʻukulele [uku·lele] R n. ukulele. lit., leaping flea, probably from the Hawaiian nickname of Edward Purvis, who was small and quick and who popularized the instrument brought to Hawaiʻi by the Portuguese in 1879. (Elbert-Knowlton, 1962). MUS
ʻuku lele R n. flea (Siphonaptera). INS
ʻAʻohe ʻuku lele nāna i ʻaki.Not a flea to bite [perfect comfort].
ʻukulele [uku·lele] n. ʻukulele. see entries below. for parts, see kaula, nīʻau, nīʻau liʻiliʻi, nīʻau nui, papa kī, wā, ʻau, ʻōpū. MUS
ukulele [u·ku·le·le] s. Uku and lele, to jump. A flea. 1 Sam. 24:15.
ʻukulele ʻea honu [uku·lele·ea·honu] n. turtle shell ʻukulele. MUS
ʻukulele ʻelua puka [uku·lele·elua·puka] n. double-hole ʻukulele. lit., ʻukulele (with) two holes. MUS
ʻukulele ʻewalu kaula [uku·lele·ewalu·kaula] n. eight-string ʻukulele. MUS
ʻukulele hāʻoi [uku·lele·ha·ʻoi] n. baritone ʻukulele. . see hāʻoi. MUS
ʻukulele leo ʻekahi [uku·lele·leo·ʻekahi] n. soprano ʻukulele. . see leo ʻekahi. MUS
ʻukulele leo ʻekolu [uku·lele·leo·ʻekolu] n. tenor ʻukulele. . see leo ʻekolu. MUS
ʻukulele Liliʻu [uku·lele·liliʻu] n. Liliʻu ʻukulele. MUS
ʻukulele Ohta-san [uku·lele·ohta-san] n. Ohta-san ʻukulele. MUS
ʻukulele ʻokia [uku·lele·ʻokia] n. cutaway ʻukulele. . see ʻokia. MUS
ʻukulele pahu kīkā [uku·lele·pahu·ki·kā] n. cigar-box ʻukulele. MUS
ʻukulele pūniu [uku·lele·pu·niu] n. coconut shell ʻukulele. MUS
uku leta R var. spelling of uku leka, postage...
ʻuku liʻi R nvs. tiny, small, petite; wee; small flea or louse. INS
uku liʻiliʻi [uku·lii·liʻi] R n. installment payment, small payment.
ʻuku limu R n. sand hopper, an amphipod. lit., seaweed bug. SWD INS
ʻuku lio R n. bed bug (Cimex lectularius). lit., horse louse. INS
uku makahiki [uku·maka·hiki] R n. annual payment or salary, annuity.
uku ma ka mahina monthly pay. (EH)
uku ma ka makahiki annual salary. (EH)
uku makana R n. tip; gift payment, bonus.
uku male, uku mare R n. dowry; marriage fee, as to the minister. lit., marriage payment.
uku male a ka wahine dowry. (EH)
uku manawa R nvi. installment payment; to pay on time.
uku mare R var. spelling of uku male, dowry...
uku moku R n. steamship fare.
uku ola lā R vt. per diem. lit., pay (for ) daily living. also ola lā.[+]ADD
uku ola lā n. per diem, i.e. a daily allowance for living expenses while traveling in connection with oneʻs work. lit., pay (for) means of support (for the) day. also ola lā.
Na ke keʻena i hoʻolako mai ka uku ola lā iaʻu ma ka ʻaha kūkū i ka ʻāina ʻē.The department provided me with per diem while I was away at the convention overseas.
ukupaʻa [uku·paʻa] R same as ukupau.
uku pākalikali installment payments. (EH)
uku palu R n. a variety of uku, a fish lit., soft uku. FIS
uku pānaʻi [uku·pa·naʻi] R nvt. refund, redemption, ransom, reward; to redeem, refund.
uku pānaʻi [uku·pa·naʻi] R n. restitution. . cf. uku hoʻopaʻi.[+]ADD
Ke kali akula ʻo Kaleo i ke ala āna e hahau aku ai i ka uku pānaʻi!Kaleo is waiting for a way to get his restitution!
uku pānaʻi [uku·pa·naʻi] n. compensation, as to make amends for loss or damage; payment for services.
Ke hoʻāʻo nei wau e loaʻa iaʻu ka uku pānaʻi no ka ʻinoʻino o koʻu kaʻa.I am seeking compensation for the damage to my car.
ukupanai [u·ku·pa·nai] s. Uku, pay, and panai, to redeem. A pledge for a payment. Puk. 22:26. Security for a person or thing. Oih. 17:9.
uku paneʻe R same as uku hoʻopaneʻe, interest, usury...
uku paneʻe n. interest, as on principal when borrowing money. pākēneka uku paneʻe. rate of interest. see kumupaʻa.
ʻuku papa R n. crab louse (Phthirus pubis). lit., surface louse. [Pn(CE) *kutu-papa, crab louse (Pthirus pubis)]INS
ukupau [uku·pau] R nvt. piece labor, pay by the job rather than according to time, as on sugar plantations; used in pidgin for any work that everyone should pitch in gladly to finish; contract labor. lit., finished pay. PLA
ʻuku pepa R n. book louse (Atropus divinatoria). lit., paper louse. INS
ukupepa [u·ku·pe·pa] s. Uku and pepa (Eng.), paper. The insect that eats paper or books.
uku pohō R nvt. damages; to pay damages.
ʻuku poʻo R n. head louse (Pediculus humanus capitus). INS
ukupoo [u·ku·poo] s. Uku, louse, and poo, the head. A head louse.
ʻuku puaʻa R n. pig louse (Haematopinus suis). INS
ʻukuʻuku R same as ʻuʻuku, tiny, small...
ukuuku [u·ku·u·ku] adj. Very small; little.
ukuwai₁ [uku·wai] R n. place in the grass house where host and guests visited, between the sleeping place and the door. PLA
ukuwai₂ [uku·wai] R n. name for that portion of a canoe between forward and after outrigger booms. CAN
ukuwai [uku·wai] n. portion of a canoe between forward and aft outrigger booms. CAN
ʻuku wai n. daphnia. lit., water flea. INS
ula [u·la] A species of fish; also written ulaula.
ula₁ R n. spiny lobster (Panulirus marginatus and P. penicillatus). Varieties are qualified by the terms hiwa, koaʻe, and poni. [(AN) PPn *ʻura, crayfish]FIS
ula [u·la] s. Ula, red. A lobster, from its color; he ia iwi mawaho; also,.
ula₂ R nvi. a flame; to flame, blaze. [PPn *ula, lame; to burn]
ʻula₁ R nvi. red, scarlet; brown, as skin of Hawaiians; to appear red. . cf. ʻulaʻula. [PPn *kula, red]
A ʻula! ʻUla ka maka!Red! Red-eyed! [a rude remark, often said while drawing down an eyelid, a way of wishing ill luck].
hōʻulato redden, make red
piʻi ka ʻulato blush, flush
ʻula Ke Kai ʻUla. Red Sea. G
ula [u·la] v. To be or appear red, as the end of a blaze of fire, or of a lamp; to be red. Isa. 63:2.
s. Redness; a scarlet color. Puk. 25:4. Red, v. 5; ua like ka ulaula me ka weo; name of a red fish. see ula.
adj. Red, as a blaze seen in the night; purple; kanaka ula.
ʻula₂ R n. short for koaʻe ʻula, red-tailed tropic bird. [PPn *kula, bird spp]BIR
ʻula₃ R nvs. sacred; sacredness; regal, royal (probably so called because red was a sacred color). cf. ʻaha ʻula, ʻūlāleo.
Ka makani ʻula.The sacred spirit.
ʻula₄ R n. blood. BOD
he ʻula waiwaiblood of great value, as royal blood
ʻula₅ R n. agate. (Puk. 30.12)
ʻula₆ R same as ʻula ʻai hāwane, small red honeycreeper... BIR
ʻula₇ R n. a ringing in the ears, as due to rising in altitude, believed by some to be a sign that one is being talked of. BOD
Ke kani mai nei ka ʻula o koʻu pepeiao.[I] hear my ear ringing.
ʻula₈ R n. ghost, spirit. . cf. ʻūlāleo.
Kapuaʻi-ka-ʻulaFootprint [of] spirits. (Oʻahu place name)
ʻulaʻa R var. of hulaʻa, kulaʻa.
He hina nō ka ʻaʻaliʻi kū makani, he ʻulaʻa pū me ka lepo.The wind-resisting ʻaʻaliʻi falls, [but] is uprooted together with the dirt [said of a strong warrior].
ula ahi R n. fire flames.
ʻulaahiwa [ulaa·hiwa] R same as ʻula hiwa, purplish red...
ʻula-ʻai-hāwane, ʻulaʻaihāwane [ulaaiha·wane] R n. a small red Hawaiian honey creeper, with black crown, wings and tail and gray neck (Ciridops anna), formerly endemic to the island of Hawaiʻi, probably now extinct. lit., red bird eating hāwane fruit. BIR
ʻula aliʻi R n. chiefly blood.
ula ʻāpapapa [ula·a·papapa] n. slipper lobster. Niʻihau. also ula pāpapa. cf. ʻōmā.
ʻulae R n. lizard fishes of the family Synodontidae, Synodus spp., Saurida gracilis, common reef fishes. Varieties are qualified by the terms niho ʻā, ʻula, and uli. FIS
ulae [u·lae] s. A species of fish.
ʻulahea [ula·hea] R vs. faded red.
ulāheo [ula·heo] R to appear and disappear quickly, as steam. rare.
ulahi n. flake. ulahi iʻa. fish flake. ulahi meaʻai iʻa. fish food flake. ulahi hau. snowflake. ulahi ʻokamila. oatmeal flake. [sh. unahi + lahi.]. FOO
ulahiohio [u·la·hio·hio] adj. Ula and ioio. The h is probably euphonic. Really red. see ulaokoko of the same meaning.
ʻula hiwa R nvs. purplish red, dark red, as of a Rhode Island Red chicken; a red cock; formerly, a black cock with red neck feathers and red rump feathers. . see ex. uakea₂.
ulahiwa [u·la·hi·wa] adj. Ula, red, and hiwa, black. Purple; dark red.
ulaia R same as ʻūlala, crazy...
ulaia [u·lai·a] v. To live in solitude, as a hermit, on account of disappointment.
ula kahi . see kapuahi ula kahi.
ʻulakaiano [ula·kai·ano] n. anthocyanin, i.e. a kind of pigment producing blue to red coloring in flowers and plants. comb. ʻula + kyanos (Greek, blue).
ʻUla-ka-maka-iā-Kuikui-pahu [ulakamakaiakui·kui-pahu] R n. a stroke in lua fighting. cf. ʻula₁. LUA
ʻula kīnaʻu [ula·ki·naʻu] R nvs. red streaked or dotted with dark, said of red feathers and a type of red feather cloak; to be such.
ulakolako [ulako·lako] R plural of lakolako.
ʻūlala R vs. crazy, mad, demented, harmlessly deranged, silly.
hoʻūlalato behave as one crazy; to cause craziness
ulala [u·la·la] v. To act insanely; to be out of one's right mind.
s. Insanity; madness. Kekah. 9:13.
A crazy person.
adj. Crazy; demented; out of one's senses.
ʻula lele R n. disembodied spirit. fig., esteemed favorite.
ulalele [u·la·le·le] s. A favorite; one highly esteemed.
ʻUla-lena R n. a reddish-hued rain associated with Haʻikū, Maui, and Mt. Kaʻala, Oʻahu. Also a wind at Piʻiholo, Maui (Nak. 68). WIN
Kapu ka luna o Kaʻala i ka ua ʻUla-lena.The uplands of Kaʻala mountain are sacred with the red-yellow rain.
ʻula lena R nvs. yellowish-red.
ʻūlāleo, ʻulaleo [u·la·leo] R n. an intense emotional appeal to the gods, as in chant; a voice from the spirits. . see inoa ʻūlāleo.
Eia nō ka ʻula lā, he ʻūlāleo, he kānaenae aloha iāʻoe, ē Laka.Here is a sacred thing, a calling appeal, a chant of affection for you, O Laka. (chant)
ʻulāliʻi₁ [ula·liʻi] R n. measles; red spots of measles. ILL
ʻulāliʻi [ula·liʻi] n. measles. ILL
ʻulāliʻi₂ [ula·liʻi] R n. dotted swiss or other cloth with red spots; red spots.
ʻula mākuʻe [ula·ma·kuʻe] R nvs. dark or purplish red. COL
ʻula mākuʻe [ula·ma·kuʻe] vs. magenta. COL
ulana₁ R vt. to plait, weave, knit, braid; plaiting, weaving. . also unala, nala, unana. [PPn *laŋa, plait (as a mat, basket): *la(la)ga]
mea ulana ʻiaplaited or woven material, textile
mea ulana loleweaver (Isa. 38.12) , loom
ulana [u·la·na] v. To weave; to plait; to braid; to intertwine, as vines. Puk. 28:32. To wreathe; to weave. 2 Nal. 25:17. E ulana moena, to braid or weave a mat.
ulana₂ R vs. still, calm. . cf. lana₁.
ulana [u·la·na] adj. Lying still or calm, as the surface of water unruffled by wind.
Idle; unemployed; lulana, heha, molowa.
ulana₃ R nvt. prophecy of a seer (kilokilo); to prophesy.
ulana [u·la·na] adj. Iwi ulana. Kam., B. 2, p. 7, 3. The prophecy or expression of the kilokilo when looking upon a person in good health, meaning he will soon die.
ulana ʻia woven. (EH)
ʻulaʻōkoko [ulao·koko] R vs. blood-red. COL
ulaokoko [u·la·o·ko·ko] adj. Ula and koko, blood. Red, as fire, or anything painted bright red; red, as blood, or blood red. NOTE.—Sometimes the last a falls out in speaking, thus, ula—koko.
ʻulapaʻa [ula·paʻa] R n. a girl of preadolescent age prior to the time of menstruation. lit., held redness. cf. puʻupaʻa.
ulapaa [u·la·paa] s. Ula, red, and paa, fast; concealed. The ossa vagina of females.
ʻula palani R vs. a bright-red percale; a vivid red, brandy red.
ula pāpapa [ula·pa·papa] R n. a gray crayfish (Parribacus antarcticus). lit., flat ula. FIS
ula pāpapa [ula·pa·papa] n. slipper lobster. also ula ʻāpapapa. cf. ʻōmā. FIS
ʻūlau [u·lau] n. spatula, pancake turner. see ʻali ʻūlau. ʻūlau kahi. rubber spatula. [comb. ʻū- + lau (flat instrument).]. FOO
ʻulaʻula₁ R redup. of ʻula₁, red. bay, as a horse. PPN *kulakula. ANI COL
hōʻulaʻulato redden, make red
ʻili ʻulaʻula a naʻau ʻulaʻulavenom-tongued and heart filled with hate
mea hōʻulaʻula lehelehelipstick
mea hōʻulaʻula papālinarouge
ʻulaʻula o ke ahithe red of fire; fig., a flush of intoxication, newly distilled liquor
ulaula [u·la·u·la] v. To be or appear red, as the end of a blaze of fire, or of a lamp; to be red. Isa. 63:2.
s. Redness; a scarlet color. Puk. 25:4. Red, v. 5; ua like ka ulaula me ka weo; name of a red fish. see ula.
adj. Red, as a blaze seen in the night; purple; kanaka ula.
s. see ula above. Ka weo-weo, ke kolekole; the redness of the flesh when the skin is rubbed off.
adj. see ula above. He helohelo; slight red; reddish.
ʻulaʻula₂ R n. various red snappers of the family Lutjanidae as Etelis marshi. Varieties are qualified by the terms hiwa, koaʻe (tropic bird, perhaps named because of the long streamer on the fishʻs tail thought to resemble the bird), maoli, ʻōpūlauoho. BIR FIS
ulaula [u·la·u·la] s. Name of a species of fish.
ʻulaʻula₃ R n. a native variety of taro, with red or purple petioles, small leaf blades with purple piko, reddish flowers, the corms used for both poi and table taro, grown in wetland and upland culture. ʻulaʻula may be qualified by the terms kumu, moano, and poni. (Whitney 50–52)FLO TAR POI
ʻulaʻula₄ R the cardinal, Kentucky cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis), established in about 1930. BIR
ʻulaʻula [ula·ʻula] manu ʻulaʻula cardinal. . also manu mākaʻi. BIR
ʻulaʻula₅ R n. blood. BOD
ʻulaʻula₆ R n. a red tapa. TAP
ʻulaʻula₇ R n. a variety of sugar cane. (HP 222, 225)PLA SUG
ʻulaʻulaʻa [ulau·laʻa] R redup. of ʻulaʻa.
ʻulaʻula hāʻula, hāʻulaʻula R nvs. dark red, formerly said of dark bay horses.
ʻulaʻulaila [ulaula·ila] R n. a child whose sire was a chief and whose mother a commoner. lit., birthmark red.
ulaulaila [u·lau·lai·la] s. Name of a child illegitimately born of a chief and a common woman.
ulaulakeahi [u·la·u·la·ke·a·hi] s. Ulaula, red, and ke ahi, the fire.
The name given to liquor when first distilled, from its color; also,.
A name applied to the god who presided over the business of distillation; no Ulaulakeahi ke kiaha mua o ka rama, for Ulaulakeahi the first cup (distilled) of rum.
-ʻulaʻula lehelehe R mea ʻulaʻula lehelehe lipstick... see ʻulaʻula₁, red...
-ʻulaʻula papālina R mea ʻulaʻula papālina rouge... see ʻulaʻula₁, red...
ulawaiʻa [ula·waiʻa] R vt. to fish, of many persons or often. FIS
ʻula waina R nvs. wine-red.
ʻula wena R nvs. a glowing red, as from fire.
ʻula weo R nvs. dark-red.
ule₁ R n. penis. For imaginative compounds see ʻaʻawa₁, ʻaweule, ulehala, ulehole, ulepaʻa, ulepuaʻa, uleʻulu. PPN *ule. BOD
Kū ka ule, heʻe ka laho.The penis is upright, the scrotum runs away [refers to breadfruit: when the blossom (pōule) appears erect, there will soon be fruit.]
ule iwi ule . baculum, i.e. a slender bone reinforcing the penis in many mammals. BOD
ule [u·le] s. The penis; the genital of men and male animals; o ka ule no paha ke mene; haha ia i ka ule o Kanekii.
ule₂ R n. tenon for a mortise; pointed end of a post which enters the crotch of a rafter (also called maʻi kāne).
hoʻouleto form a tenon or post for the crotch of a rafter
ule [u·le] A tenon for a mortice.
The pointed part of the post which enters the crotch of the rafter.
ule₃ R v. to hang.
ule [u·le] v. To hang; to swing; to project.
ʻulea n. urea. Eng. BOD
ulehala [ule·hala] R n. aerial pandanus roots. . also uleule hala. PAN
ulehe R same as ulehelehe, unbound, unfastened, not tied...
ulehelehe [ulehe·lehe] R vs. unbound, unfastened, not tied, as a bundle; open, as a wound. [PPn *ule, penis]
ulehelehe [u·le·he·le·he] adj. Not bound tight; applied to a bundle; paa ole.
ulehihi [ule·hihi] R same as uhi, yam. rare. SWP
ule hilo R n. gonorrhea. ILL
ulehilo [u·le·hi·lo] s. The gonorrhea; same as waiki.
ulehole [ule·hole] R n. channel markers in a harbor.
ule hole R n. pulled back penis (an insulting epithet for men). BOD
ulehole [u·le·ho·le] v. Ule and hole, to peel. To practice onanism or masturbation.
s. Onanism; masturbation, &c.
ulei R same as hulei, lift, raise...
Ulei ʻia akula ua paukū laholio nei.This rubber was stretched.
ʻūlei₁ [u·lei] R n. a native spreading shrub (Osteomeles anthyllidifolia), closely allied to other species found on some other islands of the Pacific. It has compound leaves, small white roselike flowers, small round white fruits. The wood is tough and formerly was used for digging sticks, fish spears, and the ʻūkēkē (musical bow). also eluehe. (Neal 387)FIS PLA FLO MUS TOO
ulei [u·lei] s. Name of a tree, the timber very hard; from this tree instruments were made for cultivating the earth, as the oo, &c.
ʻūlei₂ [u·lei] R n. digging stick of ʻūlei wood. see ex. wali.
ulei [u·lei] v. To open; to uncover; to separate; helei, uwehe, wehe.
s. An opening; uncovering; ka helei, ka uwehe.
ule kahe R n. subincised or circumcised penis. . see kahe ule. BOD
ulekahi [u·le·ka·hi] s. Ule and kahi, to cut. A name for circumcision.
ulele₁ R nvi. to leap at, get into action, do quickly, do at once; one moving swiftly.
He ulele Kū mai ka lani.Kū moving swiftly from the heavens. (For. 4:395)
ulele₂ R vt. to set, as type.
nā keiki ulele kēpauthe typesetter boys
ulele₃ vi. to take off, as a bird or plane taking flight. [trad.]. see kīloi ulele, paʻi ulele.
ulele hua vt. to set type, as for video captions. mea ulele hua. character operator. [comb. ulele + hua.].
ulele kēpau to set type, typesetter. (EH)
ulele kikī vi. fast break, as in basketball; to make a fast break. lit., leap swiftly into action. cf. kīloi ulele kikī. see kuemi. SPO
ʻĀhaʻi akula ka hoʻokūkū iā Lāhainā Luna no kō lākou maʻalea aku i kō lākou hoa paio i ka ulele kikī.Lāhainā Luna really took the game due to their outwitting their opponent in the fast break.
uleʻo n. pendulum. [sh. uleule + ʻolo.]. see ʻukē. SCI
uleʻohiʻu R n. a type of sugar cane, unknown in 1978, once used as a salve (For. 5:585); perhaps the same as ʻāwela melemele and uluhui. (HP 225)SUG
ulepaʻa [ule·paʻa] R nvs. a male who has not known a woman; not to have or have had relations with a woman. lit., bound penis. BOD
ulepaa [u·le·paa] s. Epithet of a man who has not known a woman; the same as puupaa applied to a woman.
ʻūlepe₁ [u·lepe] R n. harelip. . also kūlepe. ILL BOD
ʻūlepe₂ [u·lepe] R vi. erect, as a cockʻs comb; to stand erect; to bristle with anger.
ulepe [u·le·pe] v. To stand erect, as the comb of a cock. see lepe. To stand erect, as the hair when one is cold.
To be rough.
ulepuaʻa [ule·puaʻa] R same as wilipuaʻa, corkscrew... lit., pig penis. BOD
ulepuaa [u·le·pu·aa] s. Ule and puaa, a hog. The name given by Hawaiians to a screw auger, gimlet, or any instrument of that class.
ʻuleu R same as ʻeleu, active, alert, energetic, lively, nimble, quick, dexterous, agile, spry...
E wiki mai ʻoe e ʻuleu.Hurry and be spry. (song)
uleule₁ [ule·ule] R vs. pendulous, hanging. PCP *uleule.
uleule [u·le·u·le] adj. see ule. Pendulous; hanging down; projecting out.
uleule₂ [ule·ule] R n. sty, as on the edge of the eyelid. ILL
uleule [u·le·u·le] s. A sty on the edge of the eyelid; ka uleule o ka maka.
uleule hala [ule·ule·hala] R same as ulehala, aerial pandanus roots...
ʻuleulele [uleu·lele] R vs. spry, active, nimble. rare.
uleulele [u·le·u·le·le] v. To ride on horseback; kaukaulelewaihui. see polehelehe.
ʻuleʻuleu [uleu·leu] R redup. of ʻuleu. BIR
Ke ʻuleʻuleu nei nā manu inu wai lehua o Pana-ʻewa.The birds that sip lehua honey at Pana-ʻewa are lively now. (song)
uleʻulu R n. male breadfruit flower. lit., breadfruit penis. also pōule, pōʻulu. BOD FLO
uli₁ R S nvs. any dark color, including the deep blue of the sea, the ordinary green of vegetation, and the dark of black clouds; the black-and-blue of a bruise. Some song composers avoid this word because connotations of evil or misfortune are associated with darkness and because Uli is a goddess of sorcery (see Uli₂). also uliuli. [PPn *ʻuli, black, dark in colour]WIN COL
hoʻoulito darken, to make blue, green, etc.; to make the skin black and blue; to bruise
kai ulithe deep blue sea
nā pali ulithe green cliffs
nuku ulidark lips
uli ka makaa black eye
Uli mahole ka ʻili.The skin is bruised black-and-blue. (song)
uli [u·li] adj. Blue; cerulean blue; green, as a meadow; whatever is green among vegetables. Puk. 9:22. Pertaining to a dark or dusty color; uli ka wai o ka niu.
s. The blue sky; ka poe nana uli o ke alii, the foretellers of the weather. Laieik. 36.
Uli₂ R n. name of a goddess of sorcery, said to have come from Kahiki... called by Emerson (PH 146) the arch-goddess of sorcery, she was invoked by Hiʻiaka in her prayers of resuscitation for Lohiʻau. (PH 144–7). (HM 574)
E Uli ē, ē Uli nānā pono, ē Uli nānā hewa, ē Uli i uka, ē Uli i kai.O Uli, O Uli observe good, O Uli observe evil, O Uli inland, O Uli seaward. (prayer)
ʻO ʻoe kā ia, ē ka lāuli pali o Uli.It is you then, O cliff darkness of Uli. (chant by Hiʻiaka)
uli [u·li] s. The name of a god to which a prayer was addressed in the pule anaana.
uli₃ R n. early stage in the development of a foetus, as the body begins to form. BOD
uli₄ R n. name given by (Malo) for subjects of the chief; (Emerson) says they are black-haired persons. (Malo 194, 201)
uli [u·li] s. The personal appearance or fitness of a person for any duty; applied particularly to runners as they appeared to the poe kilokilo; e nana no ka poe nana uli, e like me ke kukini.
uli₅ R nvt. to steer; steersman. [(AN) PPn *ʻuli, to steer a vessel: *(q)uli]
Uli hou ʻo ʻIwa.ʻIwa again steered. (For. 5:287)
uli [u·li] s. A canoe steerer for the king's canoes; one of the king's special servants.
v. To steer a canoe or ship. see hoeuli.
uli₆ R n. short for ʻōuli, omen.
ʻO ka nānā uli, ʻo ka nānā ʻana nō ia i nā uli o ke kanaka, inā he kanaka waiwai, a inā he kanaka ʻilihune.The study of omens, is a study of the omens regarding a person, whether [he will become] a person of wealth or a poor person. (For. 6:85)
uli₇ R n. crowing of a cock. rare.
uli₈ R n. type of sweet potato (no data). (For. 5:664–5) SWP
uli [u·li] s. Name of a species of kalo.
Name of a species of fan leaf cocoanut; ka uli, ka loulu, ka hawane.
ʻulī R vi. to rattle, especially of seeds in the ʻulīʻulī, gourds; to gurgle.
uli [u·li] v. To gurgle; to make such a noise as when water is poured out of a calabash or a cocoanut; e neneke; uli ka wai o ka niu.
ulia R nvs. accident; sudden; to come upon suddenly. PPN *ulia.
he ulia pōʻinosudden trouble, unfortunate accident
he ulia pōmaikaʻisudden good fortune
ulia kaʻaauto accident
ulia n. accident. ulia kaʻa. car accident, automobile accident.
ulia kaʻa auto accident. (EH)
ūlialia [u·lia·lia] n. coincidence. [redup. of ulia.]. see ūlialia pōmaikaʻi.
Ma ka ūlialia, ua hui akula wau me kaʻu kanaka e huli ana.By coincidence, I ran into the guy I was looking for.
ūlialia pōmaikaʻi [u·lia·lia·po·mai·kaʻi] n. serendipity, i.e making a fortunate discovery by accident. lit., fortunate coincidence.
He ūlialia pōmaikaʻi ka loaʻa ʻana iaʻu he pūnāwai ma koʻu pā hale i koʻu ʻōʻō ʻana ma ka māla.It was serendipity that I discovered a spring in my yard while I was digging in the garden.
ulia pōmaikaʻi good fortune. (EH)
ulia pōpilikia crisis, emergency. (EH)
ulia weliweli disaster. (EH)
uliʻeo R nvs. fitness, aptitude; preparedness, as for running. rare.
ulieo [u·li·e·o] s. see uli. The appearance of a person as fit or unfit for a duty or office, including his mental fitness; hele mai ka poe akamai e nana i ka ulieo o kekahi kukini.
ulihi₁ R n. a small endemic shrub (Phyllostegia glabra and varieties), in the mint family. Leaves are ovate, 7 to 15 cm long; flowers are small, white, tubular, abundant, in racemes. PLA FLO
ulihi₂ R vs. feebleness, of old age. rare.
ulihi [u·li·hi] s. An advanced state of old age; feebleness; loss of hair; want of strength.
ulihilihi [u·li·hi·li·hi] adj. He mea ulihilihi; a running, as a low vine like the kowali.
ʻūliʻi [u·liʻi] R vs. tiny, wee, petite.
ʻūlika [u·lika] R vs. soft, sticky, claylike, glutinous, adhesive, gluey. TAR
kalo ʻūlikataro that is so glutinous, especially when cold, that it takes much water to grind it by machine, as of the delicious kāī taro
ulika [u·li·ka] adj. Wet; soft to the touch.
ʻūlikalika [u·lika·lika] R redup. of ʻūlika.
lepo ʻūlikalikaclay. cf. pālolo
ulikalika [u·li·ka·li·ka] v. Ninanina, linalina; to adhere to, like wax or any gluey substance; like mud or clay; like kalo that is loliloli.
adj. Sticky; adhesive, as mud; he lepo ulikalika.
ʻulīkeke [uli·keke] n. baby rattle. [sh. ʻulīʻulī + nakeke.]. MUS
uli koa R bruises or wounds of a warrior.
ʻulili blaze₁, dazzling, undulate, vibrate. (EH)
ʻūlili₁ [u·lili] R n.v. wandering tattler (Heteroscelus incanum), a slender regular winter migrant to Hawaiʻi, slaty above and white with dusky bars and streaks beneath. It breeds in Alaska and the Yukon. The cry of the bird; to cry thus. [Pn(CE) *kuriri, wandering Tattler (Heteroscelus incanus)]BIR
hoʻūlilito act like the tattler bird
ulili [u·li·li] s. A species of bird.
ʻūlili₂ [u·lili] R n. police whistle; ancient type of bamboo whistle; sound of these whistles. The whistles are said to be named for the cry of the tattler.
ʻūlili [u·lili] n. whistle, as a referee's.
ulili [u·li·li] A kind of bamboo flute; he ohi hookanikani.
A whistle made of bamboo, in which fire was put and blowed upon.
ʻūlili₃ [u·lili] R n. a bamboo tube used for blowing on a fire; to use this tube.
ʻūlili₄ [u·lili] R n. a musical instrument consisting of three gourds pierced by a stick; a whirring sound is made by pulling a string, thus twirling the gourds. MUS
ʻūlili₅ [u·lili] R n. Hula step similar to ʻuwehe, except that only one heel at a time is raised; this step has a distinctive beat. HUL
ulili [u·li·li] The name of a hula; he ulili kahi hula.
ʻūlili₆ [u·lili] R same as hū, small gourd used as a spinning top; to spin this top. SPO
ulili [u·li·li] A small kind of gourd used for a top to play with; also called uliuliu.
ʻūlili₇ [u·lili] R vs. steep, as a mountain road.
ʻūlili₈ [u·lili] R vs. firm. CAN
kaula ʻūlili,strengthening cords holding the canoe cover (ʻahu uhi waʻa) in place. see wai ʻūlili
ʻūlili₉ [u·lili] R n. a religious ceremony in ʻanāʻanā, sorcery.
ulili [u·li·li] A religious ceremony in the pule anaana, the same as auhauhui.
ʻūlili₁₀ [u·lili] R var. of hulili, dazzling light, vibration... PCP *kulili, cf. Marquesan kuʻiʻi. WIN
Kuʻu ʻia maila kekahi ānuenue i ʻūlili ʻia.Let down a rainbow that sparkled. (Laie 581)
ulili [u·li·li] v. Ke ulili anapu nei i kuu manawa. Laieik. 118. To exhibit the tremulous motion of the hot sunlight upon a flat, smooth surface.
ʻūlili₁₁ [u·lili] R n. poles separating bannisters, as on stairs; rails of hōlua sleds.
ʻūlili [u·lili] n. railing support, balluster. also hūlili. cf. paehumu.
ulili [u·li·li] s. A ladder.
adj. Ladder like; ala ulili, a ladder. see alahaka.
ʻūlili wāwae, ʻulili wāwae [u·lili·wa·wae] R n. flooring inside a peleleu canoe where paddlers might rest their feet. CAN
Ulima, Urima R n. Urim. Heb. or Eng.. (Puk. 28.30)
ʻUlima Urim. (EH)
ʻūlina [u·lina] R vs. soft, rubbery, plastic. . cf. papālina.
ulina [u·li·na] adj. see lina. Soft, as the flesh of a fat person; full fleshed; plump.
Soft and tough, as clayey ground.
ʻūlinalina [u·lina·lina] R redup. of ʻūlina, soft...
ulinalina [u·li·na·li·na] adj. Fat; plump; soft to the touch; tough; adhesive, as cold clayey ground. see linalina and uaua.
uliuli₁ [uli·uli] R same as uli₁, dark color, blue... CLO COL
he lole uliuliblue clothing (Puk. 25.4)
hoʻouliulisame as hoʻouli
ʻili uliulibrown skin
uliuli [uli·uli] n. Nile Uliuli. Blue Nile. [+]ADD
uliuli [u·li·u·li] adj. see uli. Blue. Puk. 25:4. Green. Kanl. 12:2. Dark colored. Iob. 6:16. Black. Mel. Sol. 5:11. Ka moana uliuli; ka lole uliuli.
s. Green things; verdure; a pasture. Ioel. 1:19.
uliuli₂ [uli·uli] R n. a kind of rock from which adzes were made. (Malo 19)STO TOO
Uliuli₃ [uli·uli] R n. name of a star (no data). STA
ʻulīʻulī, ʻulī-ʻulī R nvi. a gourd rattle, containing seeds with colored feathers at the top, used for the hula ʻulīʻulī (at one time there were no feathers); to rattle. HUL
hōʻulīʻulīto shake the ʻulīʻulī; to rattle
Uliuli-ka-pali-o-Kahiki-nui [uli·uli-ka-pali-o-kahiki-nui] R n. a stroke in lua fighting. lit., the cliffs of great Tahiti are green. LUA
uliuli mau evergreen. (EH)
ʻūliʻuliʻu₁ [u·liu·liʻu] R rare variants for ʻūlili₃, ʻūlili₇.
ʻūliʻuliʻu₂ [u·liu·liʻu] R same as pūʻulīʻulī, a gourd. PLA
ʻūlōlohi [u·lo·lohi] R same as lohi, slow
Ua ʻūlōlohi loa kāna hele ʻana.His going was very slow.
ʻulono R nvt. to cry out, as a prayer or lamentation; such crying.
ka ʻulono ʻana o ka poʻe haʻahaʻathe cry of the humble (Hal. 9.12)
ulono [u·lo·no] v. To cry, as in distress; to make a complaint; to cry, as one in prayer or in suffering. Hal. 30:2.
s. A cry of distress; the voice of crying. Hal. 9:12. He leo pule.
ʻulonokū [ulono·kū] R n. a prayer as to a god not an ʻaumakua, family god.
ʻulono pule prayer. (EH)
ʻūlou [u·lou] n. bonding instrument. [comb. ʻū- + lou.]. SCI
ulu- R . see uluna₁, pillow... PPN *ʻulu.
ulu n. compression, i.e. the most dense concentration of wave particles in a compressional wave. cf. wele. see hawewe papamoe. SCI
ulu [u·lu] To stick fast, as meat or bones between the teeth of the eater.
Name of an oven for baking food. see umu.
Wet. see pulu. Ulu ka palapala i ka ua.
ulu₁ R nvi. to grow, increase, spread; growth; increase or rising of the wind; to protect (PH 116), (For. 6:474). also unu. cf. mea ulu. [Pn(CE) *uru, wind from a westerly quarter]
hoʻouluto grow, sprout, propagate; to cause to increase, as the surf. cf. mea hoʻoulu, growth, crop
hoʻoulu lāhuito increase and preserve the nation [said to be the aim of King Ka-lā-kaua]
hoʻoulu mea kanuhorticulture
ka ulu o ka lāthe rising of the sun
kai ulusea at full tide
Mauka ʻoe e hele ai, ma ka ulu o ka makani.Go inland where the wind blows. (PH 213)
mea hoʻoulu pilikiatroublemaker, agitator
Pule hoʻoulu ʻāina.Prayer for the increased productivity of the land.
ulu ehuehuto grow fast, as a child
ulu vi. to grow. ulu papakū. to grow vertically. ulu papamoe. to grow horizontally. palena ulu. grow limit. see entries below.
ulu [u·lu] v. To grow, as a plant. Isa. 53:2.
To increase in any way; to grow, as a disease in the skin. Oihk. 13:39.
To become strong or excessive, as in anger, with puni. Puk. 32:22. To grow or increase, as good or evil in a community.
To grow up, as men. Iob. 31:18.
To grow in size and strength, as an infant. 1 Pet. 2:2.
To be extensively known, as a report.
Hoo. To cause to spring up, as seed sown. fig. O ko'u makemake nui, e hooulu. i ka hana ana ma ka pono, my great desire is to increase in good works.
adj. Of or belonging to what grows, as fruit. fig. ler. 2:3.
ulu₂ R vi. possessed by a god; inspired by a spirit, god, ideal, person, as for artistic creation; stirred, excited; to enter in and inspire. . also unu. [PPn *huru, enter into, possess (as a spirit does a person)]
E ulu, e ulu kini o ke akua, ulu ō Kāne me Kanaloa.Enter and inspire, may myriads of spirits enter and inspire, including Kāne and Kanaloa. (prayer)
hoʻoulu haunaelestirring up a mob, agitator
hoʻoulu, hoʻūluto stir up, inspire, excite, taunt
ka hoʻoulu hakakāstirring up fights
manaʻo ulu walea thought entered of its own accord, hence fancy, impulse, imagination
oli hoʻoulutaunting chant, as before combat
pule hoʻouluprayer for inspiration
Ua ulu aʻe ia mamuli o ka mahele lua o ke koʻikoʻi.This occurred because of the division of the responsibility.
ulu [u·lu] To have spiritual possession, either good or bad; to be inspired; in this sense, mostly in the passive; as, uluia or uluhia. Mat. 8:16. To influence the affections.
ulu₃ R n. grove (see ulu kanu, Ulu-kou, ulu kukui, ulu lāʻau, ulu niu); assemblage, collection, or flock, as of stars (ulu hōkū), birds (ulu manu), ships (ulu moku), canoes (ulu waʻa). [PPn *ʻulu, grove, clump of trees]BIR CAN
ulu₄ R same as the more common uluulu₃, tangled, snarled...
ulu₅ R nvt. stick used in spreading hot oven stones; to spread the stones. [PPn *uru, arrange hot stones on bed of earth-oven]
ulu [u·lu] To poke the hot stones out of the hole in which food is to be baked in order to put in food; e ulu kakou i ka umu, to throw out the stones of the oven when hot. see uluumu.
ulu₆ R n. kind of tapa made at Wai-piʻo, Hawaiʻi; name of a quilt design. TAP
ulu₇ R n. center, as of a canoe or net. . cf. uluna₃. CAN NET
Kīhele ia ulu.Bail out the center.
ulu₈ R n. a name used repeatedly in (For. 5:703–9) for Ka-weloʻs warriors whose names begin with Ka-ulu (Ka-ulu-kauloko, Ka-ulu-kau-waho).
ka nui uluthe many warriors
ua poʻe ulu neithese ulu people (For. 5:709)
ʻulu₁ R n. the breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis), a tree perhaps originating in Malaysia and distributed through tropical Asia and Polynesia. It belongs to the fig family, and is grown for its edible fruits, sometimes for ornament. The leaves are large, oblong, more or less lobed; fruits are round or oblong, weighing up to 4.5 kilos, when cooked tasting something like sweet potatoes. see ex., pakī, and saying ule₁. (Neal 302–4) [(OC) PPn *kulu, breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis)]SWP TRE FOO
ulu [u·lu] s. Name of a tree; the bread-fruit; the fruit good for food, the timber for building, for canoes, &c.
ʻulu₂ R n. round, smooth stone as used in ʻulu maika game; bowling ball; bell clapper; dice. SPO
Ka iki ʻulu kēia o Kanēkina e kōkē ai nā pine.A small [fellow] is this bowling ball of Kanēkina that knocks down the pins [boast of a small fellow who can do much].
ulu [u·lu] Name of a stone used in a play. At Maui and Oahu this stone was called olohu. see olohu.
Name of the game where the said stone was used.
ʻulu₃ R n. muscles in calf of leg. BOD
ʻulu mākala ʻulu gastrocnemius or calf muscle of the anterior of the lower leg. BOD
ʻulu₄ R n. name for kōnane stone. SPO STO
ʻūlū [u·lū] vt. to pack, as a suitcase. [Wilcox: u-lu.].
ulua [u·lu·a] A kind of vegetable forbidden to women to eat; ina i ai ka wahine i ka niu paha, he maia paha, he ulua paha, make ia.
A forest or garden of breadfruit trees; ka haha ulu, ka hopuhopu ana i ke kanaka e pepehi a make.
s. Name of the sacrifice obtained by the kapopo.
ulua₁ R n. certain species of crevalle, jack, or pompano, an important game fish and food item. cf. ulua aukea, ulua ʻeleʻele, and paʻopaʻo. Unidentified ulua are qualified by the terms kaha uli, kihikihi (or kihi or huli pū), lā uli, mahai, mohaʻi (AP), nuku momi, uli. Growth stages are pāpio (or pāpiopio), pāʻūʻū, and ulua, the last attaining a length of 1.5 m and a weight of over 45 kilos. This fish was substituted for human sacrifices when the latter were not available, probably because of word magic and the meaning of ulua₂. Since an ulua replaces a man, ulua also means "man, sweetheart," especially in love songs (see ex., wewehi). [PPn *ʻulua, trevalli (Caranx)]FIS
ʻAʻole nō wau i mahuʻi mua, e lilo ana ʻoe i ulua naʻuI never thought before that youʻd be my sweetheart. (song)
Huki i ka uluapull in the ulua; fig., get your man.
ulua [u·lu·a] s. Name of a large kind of fish.
ulua₂ R similar to ulu₁, grow, ulu₂, inspired...
uluʻā R similar to pāʻuluʻā, abuse, mistreat... rare.
ʻulua₁ R same as ʻuluʻulu, collection, gathering...
ulua [u·lu·a] v. To assemble together, as men; ua ulua mai kakou ma keia wahi.
s. For uluia. see ulu. A collection; a gathering together; an assembly.
ʻulua₂ R same as ʻunua, shorten, pull up...
ulua aukea [ulua·au·kea] R n. a variety of ulua, probably Caranx ignobilis, one of the largest of ulua. also ulua kea. FIS
ulua ʻeleʻele R n. a variety of dark-skinned ulua, probably most commonly Caranx melampygus. lit., black ulua. FIS
uluāhewa₁ [ulu·a·hewa] R S nvs. mania, delusion, craziness; deranged; somewhat crazy, sometimes believed due to possession by a spirit.
uluāhewa₂ [ulu·a·hewa] R S nvi. overgrowth; to grow wild and lush; bushy. PLA
uluāhewa [ulu·a·hewa] S vs. to grow wild and lush. . cf. ulu wale. PLA
ulu ahi poker (implement). (EH)
-ulu ʻai R PLA
heiau hoʻoulu ʻaitemple where first crops were offered
hoʻoulu ʻaito grow food plants; a prayer to bless crops
kahuna hoʻoulu ʻaia priest who made such offerings, agricultural expert
ulua kāniʻo [ulua·ka·niʻo] R same as ulua paʻopaʻo; lit., striped ulua. FIS
ulua kihikihi [ulua·kihi·kihi] R n. a variety of ulua, Alectis sp.
ulua kūkaenalo [ulua·ku·kae·nalo] R n. probably a species of ʻōmilu, a fish. lit., beeswax ulua. FIS
uluʻālana [ulua·lana] R n. offering, especially as made to priests for them to offer to the gods.
ulualana [u·lu·a·la·na] v. Ulu and alana, an offering. To offer upon an altar; to go up upon an altar. see alana.
ulualono [ulua·lono] R n. genealogist in the hale nauā. (Malo 200)
uluamahi [ulua·mahi] R n. officer in the hale nauā. (Malo 200)
uluamohai [u·lu·a·mo·hai] s. The name of a fish.
uluāoʻa₁ [ulu·a·oʻa] R nvi. confusion, mob, disturbance, riot; tumult; gathered in excitement and confusion.
ʻAʻole na ke Akua mai ka uluāoʻa.Confusion is not from God. (1-Kor. 14.33)
hoʻouluāoʻato create confusion, excitement; to incite, stir up bedlam, cause trouble
uluaoa [u·lu·a·o·a] v. To gather in great numbers, as people; to come together irregularly; to make confusion in an assembly.
s. Confusion; want of regularity in an assembly of men. 1 Kor. 14:33.
adj. Gathered together, as people; confused and noisy.
uluāoʻa₂ [ulu·a·oʻa] R nvi. jungle; growing in wild profusion.
Uluāoʻa ka lau o ke kāhili i kapa ʻia ai ka inoa o Hawaiʻi-loa.Bristling is the top of the feather standard of royalty that is called by the name of Hawaiʻi-loa. (kāhili chant)
ulua ʻōmilu [ulua·o·milu] R n. probably same as ʻōmilu, a fish. FIS
ulua paʻopaʻo [ulua·pao·paʻo] R see paʻopaʻo. also ulua kāniʻo.
Ulu-au R n. a wind associated with Wai-ākea, Hawaiʻi. (Nak. 53)WIN
Ulu-au-nui R n. name of a stormy Maui wind. WIN
uluaunui [u·lu·au·nui] s. The name of a wind off Hilo; uluaunui, he makani pono ole ke ku ma ke awa o Hilo, a bad wind for coming to anchor in the harbor of Hilo; the north wind, attended with rain.
uluʻāwīwī grow fast. (EH)
ulueki [ulu·eki] R n. brush, undergrowth, forest. rare.
uluʻeo R n. name recorded by (Thrum) for a tree with hard wood. PLA TRE
ulueo [u·lu·eo] s. Name of a tree; timber very durable, even more so than uhiuhi.
uluhaʻehaʻe [ulu·hae·haʻe] R same as haʻehaʻe, intense feeling.
uluhaihai [u·lu·hai·hai] s. see uluku. The feeling of the mind under the influence of fear with uncertainty as to the result, mixed with strong desire. &c.
uluhaka [ulu·haka] R n. elevated place in the high chiefʻs house where those of rank might rest. (For. 6:418)
uluhaku [u·lu·ha·ku] adj. Weary; lame with walking or carrying a burden.
ʻuluhaku [ulu·haku] R vs. lumpy, as of poi; knotty, bumpy, pimply. cf. ʻuʻuluhaku. POI
uluhala [u·lu·ha·la] s. A forest or thicket of hala trees; ka uluhala o Polou.
ulu hale R same as moku hale. (Kam. 64:106)
ulu hānau [ulu·ha·nau] R vs. of the same age group, contemporary, lit., birth growth.
Hoʻokahi a mākou ulu hānau.We are of the same age.
ulu hānau like contemporaneous. (EH)
uluhaʻo [ulu·haʻo] R vs. rough, jagged, as rocks. . cf. hāoʻeoʻe.
uluhaʻoʻa [ulu·haʻoʻa] R same as ulu haʻo, rough, jagged...
uluhaoa [u·lu·ha·oa] adj. Thick, as rough jagged rocks among grass and bushes; uluhaoa enaena maloko o ka nahele.
uluhe R n. all Hawaiian species of false staghorn fern (formerly known as Gleichenia spp., now listed under three genera: Dicranopteris, Hicriopteris, Sticherus), weedy, creeping, branching ferns, forming dense thickets. also unuhe. (Neal 9) [PPn *hulufe, fern sp: *(s,h)(a,u)(l,n)ufe]FER PLA
uluhee [u·lu·hee] s. A species of plant or shrub.
uluhe lau nui R n. a large species of false staghorn fern (Hicriopteris pinnata, formerly known as Gleichenia glauca). FER
uluhia [ulu·hia] R pas/imp. of ulu₁, grow, ulu₂, possessed by a god... PPN *hurufia.
poʻe i uluhia e nā daimoniopeople possessed by devils (Mat. 4:24)
uluhia [u·lu·hi·a] v. see ulu and uluia above. Uluhia, h inserted, to be possessed by a spirit; to be influenced or under the direction of some spirit without the person. Mat. 4:24.
ulu hōkū [ulu·ho·kū] R n. constellation. STA
uluhua [ulu·hua] R vs. vexed, annoyed, discouraged, displeased (1-Nal. 20.43) , harassed, weary, offended, angry.
hoʻouluhuato annoy, weary, vex
uluhua [u·lu·hu·a] v. Ulu, to grow, and hua, envy.
To trouble; to give concern.
To be tired with one's company; to be weary of one's visit.
To be vexed or troubled with any matter. Laieik. 78. To be weary with doing or repeating a thing. Ier. 15:6.
To be weary with life. Iob. 10:1.
Hoo. To cause grief or trouble. Sol. 10:1. To be much vexed. Ezek. 22:5.
s. Discouragement; want of confidence; disappointment; self displeasure. 1 Nal. 20:43.
adj. Displeased; angry; discontented; disaffected.
ʻulu-hua-i-ka-hāpapa quilt (design). (EH)
uluhua i ka pīnaʻi to wear out a welcome. (EH)
uluhui [ulu·hui] R . see ʻāwela melemele, uleʻohiʻu.
uluia [u·lu·ia] v. see ulu. Uluia is the passive. To be possessed by a spirit; to be inspired; more often written with h inserted, uluhia. see uluhia below.
-ulu iʻa R FIS
hoʻoulu iʻato cause fish to be numerous, as by prayer
ulu imu R same as ulu₄; to stir up an oven. (For. 4:259)
ulukahiki [u·lu·ka·hi·ki] s. Ulu and kahiki, foreign. A foreign breadfruit tree, i. e., the fig tree, from the resemblance of its leaves.
ulukai [ulu·kai] R n. water chestnut. lit., sea growing.
ulukake [ulu·kake] R var. of hōkake, to disturb.
ʻulu kani R n. clapper of a bell.
ulu kanu R n. garden patch.
ulu kau R n. unexplained acquisition of prophetic and interpretive powers without visible possession by a god. lit., placed inspiration.
-ulu kauō R CAN
hoʻoulu kauōto inspire canoe haulers by chant and prayer
Ulu-koa R n. name of a star. . also Uluʻoa. STA
ulu koko R n. first victim slain in battle.
Ulu-kou₁ R n. site of the Moana Hotel, Wai-kīkī, Honolulu.
Ulu-kou₂ R n. an old name for Howland Island. lit., kou tree grove. TRE
Ulukou ʻAilana [ulu·kou·ai·lana] R n. Howland Island. [dic. + ʻailana.]. [+]ADD G
Ulukou ʻAilana [ulu·kou···ai·lana] n. Howland Island. [comb. dic. + ʻailana.]. G
ulukū, ʻulukū [ulu·kū] R nvs. disturbed, upset, restless, depressed, nervous, agitated, perturbed; nervousness, agitation; to disturb. . see ex. hana aloha. [Pn(CE) *urutuu, ??]
ulukū o ka noʻonoʻofrustrated
uluku [u·lu·ku] v. Ulu and ku, to stand.
To have a strong desire to perform anything.
To be restless at night or to lie sleepless.
To be troubled; restless, as the sea; kupikio; same as hiaa.
s. Restless; sleepless; desiring strongly to possess or to obtain a thing.
Ka uluku uluhaihai.
Komia e uia koia.—Mele.
ulukua [ulu·kua] R same as ulukū.
ʻUlukuae, ʻUruguae [ulu·kuae] n. Uruguay; Uruguayan. Eng. G
ulu kukui R n. candlenut grove.
ulukū o ka noʻonoʻo frustrated. (EH)
ululā [ulu·lā] R n. ostrich (RSV), owl (KJV). Lat., ulula. (Kanl. 14.15) BIR
ulula [u·lu·la] s. Name of a bird translated owl. Kanl. 14:15.
ulu lāʻau R n. forest, grove of trees. TRE
ulu lāʻau makaiforest by the sea; fig., a fleet at sea
ululāʻau [ulu·la·ʻau] n. forest. hoʻoneo ʻāina ululāʻau. deforestation; to deforest. mahi ululāʻau. agroforestry. TRE
ululaau [u·lu·la·au] s. Ulu, to grow, and laau, tree.
A thicket of trees; a wood.
A habitation of wild beasts. Ios. 17:18. He ululaau! ua nei ae la iloko o ke kai, it is a forest! it has moved into the sea; the exclamation of Hawaiians on first seeing the ships of Captain Cook.
ulu lāʻau makai forest of the sea (of a fleet at sea). (EH)
-ulu lāhui [ulu·la·hui] R . see ulu₁.
ululele R a chiefʻs favorite. (AP)
ululele [u·lu·le·le] s. A favorite; one highly esteemed.
Ulu-loa R n. name of a star, said to appear on the night of Muku in the month of Māhoe Mua. cf. Pauwala. STA
ululu [u·lu·lu] v. To rejoice; to be gay; to be cheerful; e hoohoihoi, e hooolioli.
Hoo. To pretend to be what one is not.
To flatter the gods; to be a favorite.
s. A rejoicing; gladness; self satisfaction; being on good terms with the gods.
s. Name of a small fish net which was sunk deep in the water and entangled the fish.
adj. Rough; not smooth; ka huluhulu, ka manumanu.
ulūlu R var. spelling of uluulu, grow...
ulūlu vi. strong, as wind; large branches in motion and whistling heard in wires between utility poles, in meteorology. . see makani.
ulumāhiehie [ulu·ma·hie·hie] R vs. festive, attractively adorned and arrayed; to make a fine appearance, decorated, pleasing.
hoʻoulumāhiehieto adorn, decorate attractively
ka lā hoʻomanaʻo ulumāhiehie o ka naʻi aupunithe festive commemorative day of the conqueror
ulumahiehie [u·lu·ma·hi·e·hi·e] v. see hoomahie. To appear or affect an extra appearance in dress or in personal behavior, as we say like one possessed.
ʻulu maika R nvt. stone used in maika game; to play the ʻulu maika game; bowling, bowling ball. SPO
ulumaika [u·lu·mai·ka] s. The name of a game.
Name of the stone used in playing the game. see ulu; also maika. NOTE.—Since the introduction of bowling-alleys, ulumaika has been applied to the game of bowls.
ulu maikaʻi hardy. (EH)
Ulu-mano R n. a strong wind blowing from a given direction in each locality, as a strong southeast wind in Kaʻū and Puna, Hawaiʻi, and at Kāne-ʻohe, Oʻahu. lit., blowing hard. also ʻAoʻaoa. [Pn(CE) *uru, wind from a westerly quarter]WIN
ʻEha i ke kuʻikuʻi a ka Ulu-mano.Pained by buffets of the Ulu-mano wind.
ulumano [u·lu·ma·no] s. Name of a violent wind which blows from the south and other quarters, in the night only, on the west side of Hawaii. Kamehameha ma were once wrecked by it off Nawawa; a whole village was burnt to light them ashore.
ulu manu R n. flock of birds. BIR
ulumoku [ulu·moku] R same as ulupō₂, sudden sickness... (Kam. 64:91)ILL
ulu moku R n. fleet, collection of ships.
ulumoku [u·lu·mo·ku] s. A collection or fleet of ships; a navy; applied to the arrival of whaleships.
uluna₁ R nvi. pillow, cushion, formerly made of pandanus; to use as a pillow (Kin. 28.18) . see ex., welehu₂. also ununa. [(OC) PPn *ʻulu-ŋa, headrest, pillow]PAN
uluna [u·lu·na] v. To support the head; to bolster up, as a weak person.
To sleep upon, as a pillow; to make a pillow of. Kin. 28:18.
To tie up a bundle for a pillow; e pela uluna, to make a pillow. see pela.
s. A pillow. Kin. 28:11. Kuhi makou ua kau ke poo i ka uluna, we thought we had laid our heads upon the pillow.
uluna₂ R n. upper part of the arm. BOD
uluna n. pillow. pale uluna. pillowcase. iwi uluna. humerus, i.e. the long bone of the upper arm. BOD
uluna [u·lu·na] The upper part of the shoulders where they unite with the neck. see hokua.
uluna₃ R n. center part of a net, as of a large ʻupena iheihe, (net used for iheihe fish). cf. ulu₇. FIS NET
ulunahele [ulu·nahele] R n. wilderness, place of wild growth.
ulunahele [u·lu·na·he·le] s. Ma na kuamoo ame na ulunahele ame na loko; a growing luxuriantly, like fruit in a good soil.
ulu niu R n. coconut grove. CN
ulu nui hardy, lush, rank (of growth). (EH)
uluō [ulu·ō] n. momentum. loli uluō. impulse, i.e. the change in momentum produced by a force, in physics. [comb. ulu + ō.]. SCI
uluoʻa [ulu·oʻa] R vs. upright, erect. rare.
uluoa [u·lu·o·a] s. He puoa; standing erect; standing uprightly.
Uluʻoa R n. var. of Ulu-koa, name of a star... (see (Gram. 2.9) for alternation of glottal stop and k). STA
ʻulupā, ulupā [ulu·pā] R vt. to break to pieces, burst forth, dash to pieces (Hal. 2.9) , raze to the ground, destroy, beat; to rage, as a storm; to slam shut, hurl down.
ulupa [u·lu·pa] v. To break into pieces. 1 Sam. 2:10. To dash into atoms. Hal. 2:9.
To beat fine. Isa. 27:9. E wawahi, e hoopan.
s. A breaking to pieces; a breaking up fine.
ulupaa [u·lu·paa] s. The state of virginity. see ulepaa.
ʻulu paʻa R n. cooked but unpounded breadfruit.
ulu pali R n. talus slope, transitional slope between cliffs and base.
ulupau [ulu·pau] R vi. to gather together; to go everywhere. . see ex. holokahiki.
Ua ulupau lākou i ka hana.They all worked.
ulupē [ulu·pē] R same as pulu pē, thoroughly drenched... intoxicated.
ulupe [u·lu·pe] v. To be wet; to be cold.
ulupiʻi [ulu·piʻi] R vi. to shiver, shake, tremble, as with cold or fright.
ulupii [u·lu·pii] v. To be wet and cold from rain; to be shivering from cold and wet.
adj. Wet and cold from rain; shivering.
ʻulu pilo R n. rotten breadfruit, a term of abuse for kauā (outcasts) at Puna, Hawaiʻi, since they were said to live in caves and hollows, as breadfruit fallen on the ground to rot.
ulupō₁ [ulu·pō] R vs. dark or dense as growth.
Kona, mauna uliuli, mauna ulupō.Kona, green mountain with dense flora.
ulupō₂ [ulu·pō] R n. sudden sickness or stroke, the sign of which is a cock crowing at untimely hours; such crowing was also believed to indicate the arrival of visitors or a ship. (Kam. 64:91)ILL
ulupō₃ [ulu·pō] R n. a fish said to resemble the pāpiopio. also lūpō. FIS
ʻulu pohole R n. bruised breadfruit; fig., bruised, buffeted.
ulu pono, ulupono R vs. to grow well; progressive, thriving, successful. rare.
hoʻoulu ponocaus/sim. to make grow well, thrive
ulupua [ulu·pua] R same as olopua, a tree. TRE
ulu pua R n. flower garden, growth of flowers. FLO
Ka pua o ke Koʻolau i ka ulu pua.The flower of the Koʻolau in the flower garden. (chant)
ʻulu pū loa R n. a variety of breadfruit with oval, rather than round fruit.
ulupuni [ulu·puni] R vs. overcome by emotion, hysteria, passion, or an occult influence.
hoʻoulupunito cause passion, possession, etc
Ulupuni ihola kō Mose huhū.Mosesʻ anger waxed hot. (Puk. 32.19)
ulupuni [u·lu·pu·ni] v. To be or to wax hot, as one in anger. Puk. 32:19. see ulu 3. To swell, as in anger. see puni.
ulupuni i ka makemake infatuated with desire. (EH)
uluulu [u·lu·u·lu] v. To work or turn about in the mouth, as a person eating sugarcane; uluulu no ma ka waha.
To lift up; to carry; to convey to a higher place; e kau ae iluna i ke kapa.
v. To lift up one's dress on passing over water or mud.
adv. O ka hana me ka ikaika, me ka hele uluulu ame ka hele kipalale; laboring strongly; with energy.
uluulu₁, ulūlu R redup. of ulu₁, grow, increase... growing things. PLA INS
Pōnalo ihola ka uluulu.The growing plants swarmed with flies.
uluulu [u·lu·u·lu] v. To grow up; to grow thick, &c. see ulu.
Hoo. To cause to grow up.
uluulu₂, ulūlu R redup. of ulu₂, possessed by a god...
Hoʻouluulu aʻela ʻo Ka-welo i nā akua ona.Kawelo appealed to his gods. (FS 63)
uluulu₃, ulūlu R vs. tangled, snarled, snagged, mussed, ruffled, frayed; angry, violent, agitated. . see ex. kūʻulukū. PCP *uluulu.
hoʻouluuluto wrangle, snarl, snag, taunt, rouse to anger, excite
mea hoʻouluuluone who stirs up trouble or excites others, activist
uluulu [u·lu·u·lu] To excite; to stir up; to provoke to anger. see naulu.
uluulu₄, ulūlu R same as unuunu₁, to singe.
uluulu₅, ulūlu R n. diving or scoop net, its mouth being held open with two sticks. (Malo 213)FIS NET
uluulu [u·lu·u·lu] s. Name of a species of fish net; npena uluulu.
uluulu₆, ulūlu R n. sea cavern. rare.
uluulu₇, ulūlu R to munch. (AP)
ʻuluʻulu R n. collection, gathering, assembly.
hōʻuluʻuluto collect, assemble, gather together, compile; addition, to add; collection
hōʻuluʻulu pōkolebrief summary, resumé, synopsis
uluulu [u·lu·u·lu] Hoo. To gather together. Kin. 29:8. To collect, as things scattered; to lay up; to assemble, as a people. Nah. 11:16.
s. A gathering; an assembly of people for any purpose. Hoo. A convocation, &c. Oihk. 23:3.
uluulu lei R n. lei s offered to the gods. HUL LEI
hoʻouluulu leihula altar where fresh leis were placed during hula instruction
uluumu [u·lu·u·mu] s. The stick by which the stones are thrown out of an oven when heated. see ulu end umu.
ulu waʻa R n. fleet of canoes. . see ex. honu peʻekue. CAN
ulu wale R vi. to grow easily or without care; spontaneous. . see ulu₁, ₂.
ulu wale vi. to grow wild, as weeds. cf. uluāhewa. see entry below.
vi. impromptu, spontaneous. kākau ulu wale. extemporaneous writing; to freewrite, as writing about anything one chooses.
Haʻiʻōlelo ulu wale maila ka pelekikena i kōna ʻōʻili ʻana mai i ka ʻaha kūkā.The president made an impromptu speech when he made his appearance at the conference.
uluwale [u·lu·wa·le] v. Ulu, to grow, and wale, of itself. To grow wild; to grow without cultivation.
uluwehi [ulu·wehi] R nvs. lush and beautiful verdure; a place where beautiful plants thrive; festively adorned. lit., decorative growth. cf. uluwehiwehi. PLA
hoʻouluwehito bedeck with plants; to adorn, bedeck, decorate
uluwehiwehi [ulu·wehi·wehi] R redup. of uluwehi, lush and beautiful verdure...
Uluwehiwehi mai ka manaʻo.The thoughts were delighted, filled with enthusiasm.
uluwehiwehi [u·lu·we·hi·we·hi] s. Ulu, a thicket, and wehiwehi, thick; tangled, as vegetables.
An overgrowth of verdure; the thick intertwined leaves of a forest.
A general name for thick vines in a forest; ka nahelehele nui a maluna i ka lau o na laau.
uluwela [ulu·wela] R same as kauluwela, glowing; swarming; taboo ceremony...
uma₁ R nvt. hand wrestling: each tries to force his opponentʻs hand to the mat; to push, press, grip; to pry, as a lever. [Pn(CE) *uma, hand-wrestling]
uma [u·ma] v. To screw; to press, as a vice; to grasp or hold.
To pry, as a lever.
To wrestle; to throw down in wrestling.
To throw over from an upright position; e hoohina, e kulai.
s. A vice; a pressure; a pushing over or down; a kind of wrestling to try strength.
The name of a game; o kekahi lealea o ka uma.
uma₂ R n. stern of a canoe. rare. CAN
uma₃ R n. curve. . cf. pā uma. rare.
HanaumaCurved bay. (place)
uma n. curve, as on a graph or as a geometric curve. mākala uma iki. pectoralis minor muscle of the upper chest. mākala uma nui. pectoralis major muscle of the upper chest. see awāwa uma, uma kī.
ʻumaka R same as māmaka₁, carrying pole. rare.
uma kī n. top of the key on a basketball court. lit., key curve. also uma, pōheo.. see pukakī. SPO
ʻumala R same as mala, aching. same as. ILL
umalei₁ [uma·lei] R n. apoplexy, stroke. rare. ILL
umalei [u·ma·lei] s. Name of a disease in the chest.
umalei₂ [uma·lei] R n. same as umaumalei, a fish. FIS
umalei [u·ma·lei] Name of a species of fish.
ʻūmalu [u·malu] R nvi. brow of a hill or cliff; shade under cliff or hill; to frown, cast shade.
hoʻoʻūmaluto cast a shadow, overshadow, frown
maka ʻūmalueyes with heavy upper lids
umalu [u·ma·lu] s. The brow of a hill; he umalu o ka pali.
uma palapola [uma·pala·pola] n. parabolic curve. [comb. uma + Eng.]. MTH
umauma [uma·uma] R n. chest, breast. fig., heart, character. [(FJ) PPn *uma, chest, upper body]BOD
ʻAu umauma ʻo Hilo i ka waiHilo swims breasting the water [travel regardless of obstacles; Hilo district had gulches and streams hard to cross]
E wehe i ka umauma i ākeaopen the chest wide [be generous, kind]
He aha ka hua i ka umauma?what is the thought in the heart? (PH 42)
Hoʻokahi ka umauma!United, all as one!
umauma nahāvery hungry
umauma ʻau umauma . breast stroke; to swim the breast stroke. . see kīloi umauma. BOD
umauma [u·mau·ma] s. The breast; the bosom. Puk. 4:6. The breast, i. e., the meat of the breast. Puk. 29:26. Umauma hoali, wave breast. Nah. 18:18. Umauma luli, wave breast. Oihk. 7:34. Kahi mawaena o na waiu.
adj. Of or belonging to the breast; he pale umauma, a breast plate. 1 Sam. 17:5.
umauma hāiki narrow-chested. (EH)
umauma lahalaha broad-chested. (EH)
umaumalei [uma·uma·lei] R n. a fish similar to but darker than the palani or pualu. It has bright orange-red spots around the gills and side fins and at the base of the caudal fin where the spike is set. lit., lei [for the] chest. FIS
umaumalei [u·mau·ma·lei] s. A name of a species of fish.
umauma moa n. chicken breast. FOO BIR
umauma nahā hungry. (EH)
ʻūmaupaʻa [u·mau·paʻa] n. component, constituent. [comb. ʻū- + maupaʻa.].
ume R n. same as kala, a fish. [(MP) PPn *ʻume, a fish (Naso. sp.)]FIS
ʻume₁ R S nvt. to draw, pull, attract, entice; attractive, alluring; attraction. (Mele 1.4) [Pn(EP) *kume, pull, haul]
pahu ʻumedrawer, bureau
ʻume i ka ihuto pull on the nose, as with a handkerchief or with the fingers, causing the nose to discharge, said of one who weeps in sorrow
ʻume S n. drawer. . see pahu ʻume.
ume [u·me] v. To pull; to pull after one; to draw out, as a drawer of a bureau.
fig. To incline one to go after another. Mel. Sol. 1:4.
s. A drawing out; a pulling; a lengthening out, as a sound.
adj. Mea ume, something drawing; attractive. fig. Mea ume, the mistress of a lover; hele aku o Hauiliki a i ka mea ume. Laieik. 114. see No. 3 of the preceding.
ʻume₂ R S nvt. a sexual game for commoners, the counterpart of kilu, the chiefs' game. (Malo 214-15: ch 41). It was called ʻume, to draw, because players of opposite sex were drawn to one another. to pair off in the game.
Mea ʻume, anohale.Master of ceremonies in the game of ʻume.
Ua ʻume ʻia aʻe nei kāua e ka mea ʻume o ka ʻaha leʻaleʻa.We hav been paired off by the master of ceremonies of this merry throng. (Laie 483).
ume [u·me] A kind of a lascivious play in the night; he lealea o ka ume i ka po.
ʻume₃ R S nvt. fermata in music, hold, pause; to lengthen, as a sound. MUS
ʻume S n. fermata, i.e. the symbol placed over a note, chord, or rest indicating the extension of duration longer than the indicated time value, in music. MUS
ume [u·me] To lengthen, as a sound.
A name given to the character hold in music.
ʻume₄ R an overlaid or braided thatching used on corners and ridges of a house. (AP)
ume [u·me] The grass and thatching on the corners and ridges of a house.
ʻumeʻalu R n. bur grass (Cenchrus echinatus), a weedy grass bearing round burs, which stick to passersby. also mauʻu kukū. (Neal 76–7)PLA
ʻumeʻana drawing (pulling). (EH)
ʻume ʻia attracted. (EH)
ʻumekaumaha [ume·kau·maha] R S n. gravity. lit., weight attraction. SCI
ʻumekaumaha [ume·kau·maha] S n. gravity. mīkini hoʻopau ʻumekaumaha. antigravity machine. piko ʻumekaumaha. center of gravity. ʻumekaumaha māiki. microgravity. ʻumekaumaha ʻole. zero gravity. SCI
ʻumeke R n. bowl, calabash, circular vessel, as of wood or gourd. PPN *kumete.
E pua ana ka ʻōhiʻa ʻai a hōʻumeke i ka malama o Hinaiaʻeleʻele.The mountain apple blooms and fruits form in the month of Hinaiaʻeleʻele. (Kep. 93)
hoʻoʻumeke, hōʻumeketo assume the shape of a bowl; to assume the shape of fruit, to bear fruit. Fig., to have enough to eat
ʻumeke kāʻeoa well-filled calabash [a well-filled mind]
ʻumeke pala ʻolecalabash without a dab [empty bowl, empty mind]
umeke [u·me·ke] s. A poi calabash; full form, umekepoi. see next.
ʻumeke ʻai, ʻumekeʻai R n. poi bowl. fig., source of food, of the uplands. [(EO) PPn *kumete, wooden bowl]POI
ʻumeke ipu kai R n. bowl, as for serving meat or salty meat.
ʻumeke kāʻeo a well-filled mind (fig.). (EH)
ʻumeke kepakepa [umeke·kepa·kepa] R n. bowl with horizontal flat panels. lit., wedged bowl.
ʻumeke lāʻau R n. wooden bowl.
ʻumeke māna ʻai R n. very small bowl, as formerly used for poi by favorite children. lit., poi mouth-fed bowl. POI
ʻumeke ʻōpaka [umeke·o·paka] R n. bowl with vertical panels with vertical edges between them. . see ʻōpaka₁.
ʻumeke pala ʻole an empty mind (fig.). (EH)
ʻumeke palapaʻa [umeke·pala·paʻa] R n. thick-bottomed wooden calabash. lit., firm-dabbed bowl, perhaps so called because dabs of poi are held firm in this type of calabash that does not upset. POI
ʻumeke pāwehe [umeke·pa·wehe] R n. a decorated gourd bowl, as made on Niʻihau.
ʻumeke pōhue [umeke·po·hue] R n. gourd calabash.
ʻumeke poi poi bowl. (EH)
umekepoi [u·me·ke·po·i] s. A poi calabash full of food, much valued by Hawaiians; o ke aloha ka mea i oi aku ka maikai mamua o ka umekepoi ame ka ipukaia.
ʻume launa R S n. the attraction that draws two solids and makes them one.
ʻume lauoho [ume·lau·oho] R S n. the attraction that draws liquids up through narrow tubes, capillary action; siphon. lit., hair attraction. SCI
ʻumelauoho [ume·lau·oho] S n. capillary. paipuliʻi ʻumelauoho. capillary pipette. wai ʻumelauoho. capillary water. [comb. ʻume + lauoho.]. SCI
ʻūmelu [u·melu] R vs. somewhat decomposed, as fish. . cf. melu. FIS
ʻume mageneti R S var. spelling of ʻume mākēneki, the attraction or pull of a magnet...
ʻume mākēneki, ʻume mageneti [ume·ma·ke·neki] R S n. the attraction or pull of a magnet. SCI
ʻume mākēneki [ume·ma·ke·neki] S n. magnetism. lit., magnet attraction. SCI
ʻumena R S n. an attraction, pulling. . see ʻume₁, draw, pull...
ʻūmene [u·mene] R same as ʻūpepe, flat-nosed...
ʻume niniu S vt. centripetal, i.e. acting in a direction toward a center. lit., spinning attraction. manehu ʻume niniu. centripetal force. cf. lele niniu. SCI
ʻumeʻume R S redup. of ʻume₁, draw, pull, ʻume₂, sexual game, ʻume₃, fermata in music... PCP *kumekume, to pull.
umeume [u·me·u·me] v. see umi. To pull; to hook; to draw.
To struggle, as two persons for the same thing. see paumeume.
s. Name of a game.
E kalai ia na moo a pau i ka umeumeia.
ʻumi . see hapa ʻumi, tenth part, tithe... and entries below.
ʻumi₁ R vt. to strangle, choke, suffocate, stifle, throttle, smother, suppress; to repress, as desire. [Pn(NP) *kumi, strangle]
E ʻumi i ka waimaka.Hold back the tears.
ʻumi vt. to pressure, in basketball.
ʻUmi nui ʻia ʻo Karl Malone e ʻekolu mea kūpale i nā minuke hope loa o ka hoʻokūkū.Karl Malone usually gets pressured by three defenders in the last few minutes of the game.
umi [u·mi] v. To lengthen out the breath. see ume. To suppress the breath.
To choke; to strangle; to press upon one so as to stifle him.
To crowd in; thrust down.
To seize hold of the neck, as if to choke. Mat. 18:28.
To suppress a rising emotion.
To kill, as an infant in the practice of infanticide. see umireiki and umikamalii.
Hoo. To cause to choke; strangle, &c.
adj. Strangled; pressed; killed; mea umi wale. Oih. 15:20.
ʻumi₂ R num. ten, tenth (num. from 11 to 19 are listed below). [PPn *kumi, ten fathom measure]MTH
umi [u·mi] adj. The number ten; ka umi, the tenth.
v. To be ten in number. Kin. 18:32.
ʻUmi₃ R probably the most famous of early chiefs, dated by Fornander (For. 6:324) as thirteen generations before Ka-lā-kaua. Allowing twenty-five years to a generation, this would place ʻUmi's time at about A.D. 1550. Beckwith (HM 391) calls the ʻUmi legend 'one of the most popular of all Hawaiian prose sagas of heroes, embellished as it is with many stock episodes but still preserving the thread of historical accuracy. ʻUmi is still famed as a farmer and fisherman.. .. He kept up the worship of the gods and magnified the practice of human sacrifice.' ʻUmi was conceived by Līloa on his travels. He left recognition tokens, which ʻUmi later took to Līloa. The hostile, oppressive older brother, Hākau, with the conniving of a kahuna, was stoned to death, and ʻUmi left his incognito poverty to become ruling chief. (For. Sel. 114-177)
ʻumia R pas/imp. of ʻumi₁.
ʻUmia ka hanu!Hold the breath! Be patient, persist! (a war cry)
ʻumiāpau [umi·a·pau] n. damping-off, i.e. a diseased condition of seedlings or cuttings caused by fungi and characterized by wilting or rotting. [comb. ʻumi + ā + pau.].
umihau [u·mi·hau] s. Name of a strong east wind which blows all before it.
ʻumihau [umi·hau] R n. offering of pig between two armies before starting battle. (Malo 197)
umihau [u·mi·hau] The name of the last hog sacrificed when on the point of going into battle; ua kapaia keia puaa he puaa umihau.
ʻūmiʻi [u·miʻi] R S nvt. clamp, clip, clasp, staple, clutch, buckle, vise, trap; to pinch, clip, clasp, clamp, squeeze; sharp body pain, pang, or cramp, as in the side. . also ʻumiki. ILL
Ka ʻūmiʻi ʻana i ka wāwae.Binding of feet (as formerly of Chinese women).
makaaniani ʻūmiʻispectacles held on the nose with clips, and without supporting handles on the ears; pince-nez
mea hoʻopaʻa ʻūmiʻistapler
ʻūmiʻi [u·miʻi] S vt. to give a severe electric shock. see entries below. [mān]. cf. miki, omo. ILL
ʻO ka noho ʻūmiʻi kekahi ʻano o ka hoʻopaʻi kū i ka make.The electric chair is one form of capital punishment.
S vt. to staple. Niʻihau. see kui ʻūmiʻi pepa, staple, for paper..., mea ʻūmiʻi pepa, stapler, for paper..., mea wehe ʻūmiʻi, staple remover..., papa ʻūmiʻi, clipboard (computer)..., pihi ʻūmiʻi, snap, fastener ... ILL
S vt. clamp. ʻūmiʻi hano hoʻokolohua. test tube clamp. ʻūmiʻi hoʻopaʻa. utility clamp.ʻūmiʻi pani. pinch clamp. cf. ʻūpā hoʻopaʻa. ILL
umii [u·mii] s. A kind of disease or pain in the side attending disease.
ʻūmiʻi ʻana i ka wāwae foot-binding. (EH)
ʻūmiʻi ʻilikuapo [u·mii·ili·kuapo] S vt. belt buckle. . also ʻūmiʻi. CLO
ʻūmiʻi ʻiole, ʻumiʻi ʻiole [u·mii·ʻiole] R S n. rattrap, mousetrap. ANI
ʻumi i ka hanu to hold the breath. (EH)
ʻūmiʻi kaula [u·mii·kaula] S n. capo, as used on a fretted instrument to raise the pitch of all strings. lit., string clamp. MUS
ʻumiʻikō, ʻūmiʻikō [umii·kō] R n. introduced sugar-cane leafhopper (Perkinsiella saccharicida). INS
ʻūmiʻi kuapo [u·mii·kuapo] R S n. belt buckle.
ʻūmiʻi kukui haole [u·mii·kukui·haole] R S n. nutcracker.
ʻūmiʻilau [u·mii·lau] S n. planthopper (Oliarus tamehameha). [comb. ʻūmiʻi + lau.]. cf. ʻumiʻikō. INS
ʻūmiʻilau ʻakoko [u·mii·lau·ʻakoko] R S n. longhead euphorb planthopper (Dictyophorodelphax mirabilis). lit., ʻakoko (genus Euphorbia) shrub planthopper. [+]ADD INS
ʻūmiʻi lauoho [u·mii·lau·oho] R S n. hair clasp. CLO
ʻūmiʻi lauoho [u·mii·lau·oho] S vt. bobby pin. Niʻihau. CLO
ʻūmiʻinalo [u·mii·nalo] S n. Venus flytrap. [comb. ʻūmiʻi + nalo.]. PLA
ʻūmiʻi paʻa clasp (firmly), interlocked. (EH)
ʻūmiʻi pepa [u·mii·pepa] R S n. paper clip, clamp, staple.
ʻumi kamaliʻi [umi·kama·liʻi] R same as ʻumi keiki, infanticide...
umikamalii [u·mi·ka·ma·lii] s. same as umikeiki, infantacide...
ʻumi kapuaʻi [umi·kapu·aʻi] see laina ʻumi kapuaʻi, ʻaʻena ʻumi kapuaʻi.
ʻumi keiki R n.v. infanticide; to strangle infants; foeticide.
umikeiki [u·mi·ke·i·ki] s. Umi and kamalii, a child. The practice of infanticide, mostly by pressing or choking to death. NOTE.—The infant was generally killed by choking or pressing on its first presentation; but if the mother had great affection for it, it was buried alive in the ground. Umikamalii, oia ke kinai ana i ke keiki a make iloko o ka opu o ka makuahine. Nui na hewa o ka wa kahiko, o ka umikamalii, many were the errors of ancient times, infanticide.
umiki [u·mi·ki] s. A large gourd.
ʻumiki R same as ʻūmiʻi, clamp, clip... cf. Uluʻoa.
hoʻoʻumikicaus/sim.; to shape a gourd for a drum, as by tying
umiki [u·mi·ki] v. To pinch with all the fingers.
To scratch; to bruise; e wawalu, e wau, e uwau.
s. A pinching; a scratching of the skin; e awalu ana me ka hoopohole i ka ili; ka waluwalu.
ʻūmikimiki [u·miki·miki] R redup. of ʻumiki; to crumble.
ʻumi kūmā- [umi·ku·mā-] R an element compounded with numbers from one to nine to indicate 11 to 19. . cf. ʻumi kumamā. (Gram. 10.3) MTH
ʻumi kūmāhā [umi·ku·ma·hā] R num. fourteen. MTH
ʻumi kūmāhiku [umi·ku·ma·hiku] R num. seventeen. MTH
ʻumi kūmāiwa [umi·ku·ma·iwa] R num. nineteen. MTH
ʻumi kūmākahi, ʻumikūmākahi [umi·ku·ma·kahi] R num. eleven. MTH
ʻumikūmākahi R var. spelling of ʻumi kūmākahi, eleven...
ʻumi kūmākolu [umi·ku·ma·kolu] R num. thirteen. MTH
ʻumi kūmālima [umi·ku·ma·lima] R num. fifteen. MTH
ʻumi kūmālua [umi·ku·ma·lua] R num. twelve. MTH
ʻumi kumamā- [umi·kuma·mā-] R same as ʻumi kūmā-; Numbers one to nine are suffixed to this also. (Bib.). MTH
ʻumi kumamāhā fourteen. (EH)
ʻumi kumamāhiku seventeen. (EH)
ʻumi kumamāiwa nineteen. (EH)
ʻumi kumamākahi eleven. (EH)
ʻumi kumamākolu thirteen, thirteenth. (EH)
ʻumi kumamālima fifteen. (EH)
ʻumi kumamālua dozen, twelve. (EH)
ʻumi kumamāono sixteen. (EH)
ʻumi kumamāwalu eighteen. (EH)
ʻumi kūmāono [umi·ku·ma·ono] R num. sixteen. MTH
ʻumi kūmāwalu [umi·ku·ma·walu] R num. eighteen. MTH
ʻumi minuke i hala ten minutes after. (EH)
ʻumi minuke i hala, kani ka hola ʻewalu.ten minutes after eight (EH)
ʻumi minuke i koe ten minutes before. (EH)
ʻumi minuke i koe, kani ka hola ʻelima.ten minutes before five (EH)
ʻumina R n. strangling, choking, etc. . see ʻumi₁. PNP *kominga.
umiumi [u·mi·u·mi] v. The 13th conj. of umi. To choke; to strangle; to kill. 2 Sam. 10:4.
ʻumiʻumi₁ R n. whiskers, beard, goatee, mustache; tendril; barbel or feelers on lower jaw of a fish; suckers that fasten bivalves such as the nahawele to rocks; rope used for hauling unfinished canoe hull from the forest to the shore. [(MP) PPn *kumi-kumi, beard, chin: *kum(i,u)kum(i,u)]FIS CAN BOD
Ē! ʻumiʻumi kao!Say! Goat's beard! [a taunt of one child to another child who has been scolded, sometimes accompanied by goat-like bleating and tugging on an imaginary beard].
ʻumiʻumi [umi·ʻumi] . see pakuhi pahu me ka ʻumiʻumi, box-and-whiskers graph... FIS CAN BOD
umiumi [u·mi·u·mi] s. The beard; hair on the chin; ka huluhulu o ka auwae.
A kind of moss which fastens the nahawele, a kind of shell fish, to the rocks.
adj. Thick; large, as the branches of trees; na lala umiumi. Isa. 16:8.
ʻumiʻumi₂ R redup. of ʻumi₁, strangle... Possibly PNP *kumikumi, PCP *kumikumi.
ʻumiʻumi ʻauae [umi·umi·au·ae] n. beard, excluding the moustache. usu. ʻumiʻumi. lit., chin beard. cf. ʻumiʻumi lehelehe. BOD
ʻumiʻumi lehelehe [umi·umi·lehe·lehe] n. moustache. lit., lip beard. cf. ʻumiʻumi ʻauae. BOD
ʻumiʻumi-o-Dole R same as hinahina₂, Florida moss lit., Dole's whiskers. PLA
ʻumiʻumi ʻole beardless. (EH)
ʻumiʻumi pēheuheu [umiumi·pe·heu·heu] R n. sideburns.
ʻumi wai R v. to flush, of a toilet.
umiwale [u·mi·wa·le] s. Umi, to choke, and wale. The seizing of a person by the throat; a killing by strangulation.
umo, umō R nvi. to moo, bellow; to bark, of seals; mooing. ANI
ʻūmōʻaui [u·mo·ʻaui] n. reactant, reagent. [comb. ʻū- + mōʻaui.]. see mōʻaui. SCI
ʻūmōʻauiwawe [u·mo·aui·wawe] n. catalyst, i.e. a substance which increases the rate of a chemical reaction without being permanently changed itself. [comb. ʻūmōʻaui + wawe.]. also hōʻeleu mōʻaui. SCI
ʻumoki₁ R nvt. cork, stopper, plug, bung; to cork, stop up; wad of a gun; partitions in bamboo water containers; to shoot an arrow so that it hits a mark squarely. . see wili wehe ʻumoki. [PPn *ʻumoti, stopper, bung]
umoki [u·mo·ki] s. A stopple of a calabash; a cork of a bottle; a bung of a barrel. see omoke. He umoki pu, the wad of a gun.
v. To stop up, as with a stopple or bung.
ʻumoki₂ R vt. to plant taro shoots in small holes made by a stick. (Kep. 153)PLA TAR
ʻumoʻumoki [umou·moki] R redup. of ʻumoki₁, ʻumoki₂; to puff at a pipe or cigar, so called because of the movement of the cheeks.
umu R n. oven, furnace (Ezek. 22.20) ; a heap of rocks placed in the sea for small fish such as the manini to hide in: this was surrounded by a net and the fish were caught. More commonly called imu. [(OC) PPn *ʻumu, earth oven]FIS NET FOO
hoʻoumuto make an umu; to pile in a heap
umu [u·mu] v. To bake, as in an oven; to dig; to heat; to cover up; to do all that belonged to the process of baking food under ground. see imu.
To collect; to place together; to leave together, as in making an oven.
s. An oven. Oihk. 2:4. A place for baking food; a furnace. Neh. 3:11. Umu hooheehee, a furnace for melting metals. Ezek. 22:20.
umu ahi R n. fire pit.
ka umu ahi e pūnohu anaa smoking furnace (Kin. 15.17)
umuahi [u·mu·a·hi] s. lit. A fire oven; a furnace. Kin. 15:17.
umuakua [umu·akua] R same as waiakua, aloof.
umuakua [u·mu·a·ku·a] adj. Unfriendly; unsocial; niggardly.
umu kī ti-root oven. (EH)
umukoʻa [umu·koʻa] S n. artificial reef. [comb. umu + koʻa.].
umu lepo R n. earth oven. FOO
umulepo [u·mu·le·po] s. Umu and lepo, earth. A furnace for trying metals.
umu loa R same as imu loa.
ʻūmuʻo [u·muʻo] R var. of ʻōmuʻo, to nip.
umu pao R S same as imu pao; Hawaiian oven built above the ground...
-una R [PPn *uŋa, send, order]
hoʻounato send, transmit, send on an errand, command, put to work; to mail; to send spirits on an errand, especially of destruction. see hoa una
hoʻouna na ka mokuleleto send by air mail
una [u·na] v. To send one, as on business. Hoo. The same; to commission to go. Nah. 13:17.
To send to one with a demand. Ios. 2:3.
To exercise authority over one in sending.
s. A sending, especially sending one on business; o ke kena e holo i kahiki e imi waiwai.
una₁ R n. shell of turtle or tortoise, carapace. [(AN) PPn *ʻuna]
una [u·na] s. The shell of the turtle or tortoise.
una₂ R same as haha kā ʻupena (net gauge or spacer) so called because some were made of turtle shell.
una₃ R var. of une, lever...
una [u·na] v. To pry up, as a stone; to loosen by prying; more properly une. see une.
una₄ R n. dice.
unā R vs. fatigued, weary . . cf. nā₁. (Lunk. 4.21)
hoʻounāto cause weariness
una [u·na] adj. Sore or stiff from hard work; tired; weak; fatigued; exhausted. Lunk. 4:21.
Dull; stupid; drunk.
Tired or weary, as a man sitting still. see unauna same.
v. To be weary; fatigued from labor. NOTE.—This word is probably the same as una, to send, as sending on business may cause fatigue.
s. Weariness; fatigue, &c.
ʻunae₁ R n. the lumpy sea cucumber (Stichopus chloronotes). FIS
ʻunae₂ R vs. worn thin and lumpy, as a mattress, or formerly, the dried leaves under the sleeping mat.
unahe₁ R same as nahe; light breeze. WIN
Hoʻolele lupe i ka unahe.Fly kites in a light breeze. (Kep. 115)
Unahe ka pā o ka makani.The wind blows gently.
unahe [u·na·he] adj. Soft; melodious, as the voice; he leo unahe.
Thin; soft, as kapa; he unahenahe ke kapa.
unahe₂ R a foliose lichen (Parmelia perlata). PLA
unahenahe [unahe·nahe] R same as nahenahe, soft.
unahi R vt. scales of a fish; scaly; to scale. [(AN) PPn *ʻuna-fi, to scale fish; fish scale]FIS
unahi [u·na·hi] s. To scale, as a fish; to scratch off the scales; e hoopau i ka unahi o ka ia mawaho.
s. The scales of a fish. Oihk. 11:9. Scaly things; unahi. laau; ka ili oolea i ka ia mawaho.
adj. Scaly; hard. 1 Sam. 17:5. Thin; flexible, like a scale.
unahi kalakala [unahi·kala·kala] R n. rough scales, especially from midbody to tail of certain fishes; scute. FIS
unahinahi [unahi·nahi] R redup. of unahi; many scales.
unahi ʻole scaleless. (EH)
unahione [unahi·one] n. paper shell (Foraminiferans). [comb. unahi + one.]. FIS
unahipiʻi [unahi·piʻi] R vs. cracked and peeling, of the soles or heels of the feet.
unahi pikapika heʻe term of derision (scalers of octopus suction cups, Kula, Maui). (EH)
unahipipi [unahi·pipi] R n. young pipi shellfish. FIS
unahi pōhaku [unahi·po·haku] R n. lichen growths on stones. lit., stone scales. PLA
unahiuhu [unahi·uhu] R n. a variety of sweet potato. SWP
una honua n. plate, as in geology. lit., earth shell. Ka Una Honua Kokosa. Cocos Plate. Ka Una Honua Naseka. Nazca Plate. Ka Una Honua ʻEulāsia. Eurasian Plate. Ka Una Honua ʻĪnionūhōlani. Indo-Australian Plate. kuʻina una honua. plate techtonics. SCI GEO
unala R var. of ulana₁, ulana₂, ulana₃.
unana₁ R var. of unala, to plait.
unana₂ R vs. wee, tiny. rare.
unana₃ R n. a bird (no data). (KL. line 321) BIR
unana₄ R n. a plain. rare.
unaʻoa R same as kaunaʻoa, a mollusk. [PPn *ʻuŋa-koa, shellfish sp. (Vermetidae): *quga-ko(a,o)]FIS
unaoa [u·na·o·a] s. The barnacle on the outer plank of a ship.
una piliwaiwai dice (game). (EH)
unaue R plural of naue. . see ex. polikua.
unauna [una·una] R n. hermit crabs in general. . also pāpaʻi iwi pūpū. [Pn(MQ) *uŋa-uŋa, hermit crab]CRA
-unauna R PNP *ungaunga.
hoʻounaunaredup. of hoʻouna; sorcery
unauna [u·na·u·na] v. To pry up, as a stone; to loosen by prying; more properly une. see une.
v. To send. see una. Hoo. To send on repeated errands. Sol. 10:26. To send new orders frequently.
To exercise authority over. Mat. 20:25.
unāunā [una·unā] R redup. of unā, fatigued, weary...
unauna [u·na·u·na] adj. Tired; weak; exhausted. see una, to be weary; dull; stupid.
unaunahe [u·na·u·na·he] adj. Soft; melodious, as the voice; he leo unahe.
unaunahi [unau·nahi] R vt. to scale, of fish. FIS
unaunahi [u·na·u·na·hi] v. To scale, as a fish; to scratch off the scales; e hoopau i ka unahi o ka ia mawaho.
une R n.v. lever; lever on a sewing machine that raises or lowers the presser foot; to pry. fig., to urge, disturb, harass. TOO
une vt. lever; to pry, as with a lever. TOO
une [u·ne] v. To pry, as a stone with a lever; to bear down, as with a lever; to edge on; to pry up out of the dirt, as a stone; to loosen.
s. A lever for prying with; a prying; a lifting up.
The action or quality of a lever. Anat. 1.
unea R n. nausea, exhaustion. (Nak. 103)ILL
unea [u·ne·a] s. Indolence; indifference; stupidity.
uneanea [unea·nea] R redup. of unea.
une kī R n. shift lever for bobbin winder of a sewing machine.
une kini n. tab, as on soda cans. lit., can lever. une kini koloaka. soda can tab. FOO
une kukui n. light controls, as for stage productions. lit., lever (for) lights.
unele R nvi. honk of a goose; to honk.
Unele! unele! wahi a ka nēnē.Honk! honk! says the goose [of failure or lack; pun on nele, loss, deprived].
une lōhai lever. (EH)
ʻunelunelu [unelu·nelu] R same as nenelu, marsh.