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w

wa    we    wi    wo    wu       

w  pronounced as , for the single letter, as when spelling a word. see pīʻāpā.

w  the twelfth letter of the Hawaiian alphabet. The real sound represented by it is one between the English w and v. In Tahitian the v sound is most universal; in Hawaiian the w sound predominates. In many cases the letter w is superfluous, the vowel a before a, e, i, o, producing the same sound as is made by the use of w; as, uwala, uala; uuao, uao; uwa, uä uwe, uë uweke, uëke; uui, uï; uwila, uila; uwo, uö; kawowo, kauouo, &c. In other places the w is an important letter, and sometimes, if the orthography of the language were fully settled, its use would serve to make a distinction in the meaning of words, as kaua, war, and kauwa, a servant, &c.

wa    we    wi    wo    wu    

wa

waa    waaa    waae    waah    waai    waak    waal    waan    waap    waau    waaw    wae    waea    waeh    wael    waem    waen    waeo    waew    waha    wahe    wahi    waho    wahu    wai    waia    waid    waie    waig    waih    waii    waik    wail    waim    wain    waio    waip    wait    waiu    waiw    waka    wake    waki    wala    wale    wali    walo    walu    wama    wana    wani    wanu    wao    waoa    waoe    waoh    waoi    waok    waol    waom    waon    waoo    waop    wapa    wapi    wapo    wata    wati    wau    waua    waui    wauk    waun    wauu    wauw    wawa    wawe    wawi    

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  wā₁ - period of time, epoch, era, time, occasion, season, age.
      wā ʻelemakule - old age
      wā heʻe - time when heʻe (octopus) abound.
      wā heu ʻole - time of beardless youth, preadolescence. lit., time without whiskers.
      wā heuʻole - var. spelling of wā heu ʻole, time of beardless youth, preadolescence.
      wā hiamoe - time to sleep, bedtime.
      wā hoʻohana - session, i.e. a period of time spent in an application of a computer program. ....
      wā hoʻomaha - vacation
      wā hoʻomalu - probation, in law. lit., time (of) probation. luna hoʻomalu. probation officer.
      wā huli o ke alo i luna - infancy
      wā i hope lilo - distant time
      wā kaʻawale - leisure
      wā kahiko - ancient times, antiquity.
      wā kamaliʻi - childhood.
      wā keiki - childhood.
      wā keiki kāne - boyhood.
      wā liʻiliʻi - see wā kamaliʻi, childhood...
      wā like - simultaneous, as in simultaneous translation. lit., same time.
      wā luahine - old age (fem.)
      wā ma hope - the future
      wā maikaʻi - good times
      wā maloʻo - drought
      wā mamao - distant time
      wā mamua - formerly, old times.
      wā ʻohi - harvest (season)
      wā oʻo - maturity.
      wā pāʻani - recess, as during school. lit., time (for) playing.
      wā pōpilikia - bad times, times of trouble
      wā ua - rainy season.
      wā uʻi - youth, time of physical perfection.
      wā ʻukē - period of a pendulum. lit., time (of) pendulum swing.
      wā ʻuʻuku - childhood. lit., small time.
      wā wī - famine
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          mai kēia wā aku - henceforth
          moʻolelo o ka wā kahiko - myth
          noʻonoʻo pono i ka wā ulia - presence of mind
          o kēia wā - contemporary
          poelele hoʻokolohua wā loa - Long Duration Exposure Facility (LDEF), a kind of experimentation satellite placed ....
  wā₂ - tense, in grammar.
      wā ʻānō - present tense.
      wā e hiki mai ana - future tense or time.
      wā hala - past tense.
      wā i hala - ago, past time, past tense
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          pili ʻana wā anō - gram. present participle.
          pili ʻana wā hala - gram. past participle.
  wā₃ - to make a noise, roar, din; noisy, loud; to talk much, as of gossip: to ....
  wā₄ - space, interval, as between objects or time; in music, one of the four spaces of the ....
      wā o ke kōkua hua mele - space between horizontal lines on a musical staff. lit., space of the musical ....
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          lauana wā - meter, in music. lit., time pattern.
          puka wā - appear irregularly, as a paper.
  wā₅ - fret of an ukulele, guitar, or similar instrument.

wā₁  n. period of time, epoch, era, time, occasion, season, age. [PPn *waa, interval (of space or time)]

ʻAʻohe nohoʻi he , hoʻokuʻi ʻia e ke kaʻa.In no time at all, hit by the car; almost hit by the car.

ʻaʻohe almost, no time

i ka heawhen

i ka i halabefore

i ka mua, i ka mamuabefore, in past times, formerly

i ka oat the time of, during

i ka pau ʻole, i ka mau loaforever, eternity

ia then, at the time

mai kēia akufrom this time forth, henceforth

mai kēlā maifrom that time on

me kauseasons, chronology

huli i luna ke alo.The time the belly turns up [infancy].

kamaliʻi, liʻiliʻichildhood

mahopefuture

uʻiage of youth and beauty

wa  A definite period of time, as the lifetime of a person; i ka wa i hiki mai ai o Vanekouva, at the time Vancouver arrived; wa kamalii, time of childhood; ka wa ana ao (see wanaoo), the early dawn of the morning. NOTE.—The Hawaiian year was formerly divided into two was. Elua no wa o ka makahiki hookahi, o ke kau a o ka hooilo, there are two was (periods) in one year, the kau (summer) and the hooilo (winter.)

wā₂  n. tense, in grammar. cf. wā ʻānō. LNG

e hiki mai anafuture tense

i halapast tense

wa  In grammar, a tense.

wā₃  vi.
  • to make a noise, roar, din; noisy, loud;
  • to talk much, as of gossip: to talk loudly back and forth;
  • to reason.
 
. cf. wawā. [(EO) PPn *waa, roar, talk loudly] [Kūkākūkā me ka leo ikaika me ka pīhoihoi.]₁₄

hoʻowāto make a sound, roar; to cause gossip, talk. see ex., haʻanou

kai hoʻowāroaring sea

ihola lākou lākou iho.They reasoned among themselves. (Mat. 16.7)

wa  s. Private talk or gossip concerning the characters of others. v. To reflect; to think; to reason. Mat. 16:7, 8. To seek to know; to wish. PASS. To be the subject of conversation. Laieik. 87. To say to one's self; to ponder; to revolve in one's mind; to consider.

wā₄  n. space, interval, as between objects or time; in music, one of the four spaces of the staff; channel. cf. kōwā. PPN *waa. MUS

  n. interval, i.e. the number of units between spaces on a graph's scale, in math. MUS

wa  s. A space between two objects, as between two rafters or two posts of a house; hence. A space between two points of time.

wā₅  n. fret of an ukulele, guitar, or similar instrument. MUS

  n. fret, as on an ʻukulele, guitar, etc. see ʻukulele. MUS

wa  A situation without friends or connexions, as in the phrase ku i ka wa, independent. He alii e noho wale ana i ka wa, a chief without subjects. To hit as a stone hits a mark; to compass, as a man his designs. Hoo. To sicken; to make sick; to cause to vomit.

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waʻa

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  waʻa₁ - canoe, rough-hewn canoe, canoemen, paddlers; a chant in praise of a chief's canoe.
      waʻa ʻākea - starboard hull of a double canoe.
      waʻa ʻauhau - tribute canoe; a basket filled with food and set adrift during the makahiki ....
      waʻa holo hau - sleigh. lit., canoe running on snow.
      waʻa honua - a wide canoe.
      waʻa ʻīhoe - canoe paddler
      waʻa kaiaka - kayak.
      waʻa kai like - a canoe with little sheer. lit., equal-sea canoe.
      waʻa kaua - war canoe; an army formation.
      waʻa kau hī - canoe for fishing aku.
      waʻa kaukahi - single canoe, as contrasted with the kaulua. lit., single-placed canoe.
      waʻa kaulua - double canoe. lit., double-placed canoe.
      waʻa kea - var. spelling of waʻa ʻākea, starboard hull of a double canoe...
      waʻa kea₁ - unpainted canoe set to sea after the taboos were lifted during the makahiki ....
      waʻa kea₂ - same as waʻa ʻākea,
      waʻa kome - vessel of papyrus (RSV), bullrush (KJV).
      waʻa kūpāhoa - a long, thin canoe.
      waʻa lau kī - toy canoe made of ti leaves.
      waʻa ʻllikini - canoe without ʻiako. lit., Indian canoe.
      waʻa lolo niu - toy canoe made of coconut sheath.
      waʻa pāhoa - same as waʻa kūpāhoa, a long, thin canoe...
      waʻa paulua - said to be a large or double canoe with three ʻiako.
      waʻa puhi - a small, slim canoe used for surfing.
      waʻa ʻula - a chief's canoe with red sails.
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          ʻahu uhi waʻa - mat canoe covering that protected paddlers in storms.
          ala waʻa - canoe course.
          ʻau waʻa - canoe fleet.
          heihei waʻa - canoe race
          hiʻu waʻa - canoe stern. Fig., a straight tree suitable for a canoe.
          hoe waʻa - oarsman, paddler; to paddle a canoe. canoe paddle KAN.
          hoʻokele waʻa - wayfinding; to wayfind. lit., sail (a) canoe.
          hoʻolaʻa waʻa - blessing of a canoe launching; to dedicate a canoe
          ihu waʻa - bow of a canoe, bowsprit.
          kahuna kālai waʻa - canoe builder.
          kālai waʻa - canoe carver; to build a canoe.
          kāpili waʻa - process of adding on canoe parts after the hull has been carved and rubbed smooth; ....
          kaulana waʻa - place where canoes stop, as while fishing.
          kauō waʻa - to drag a canoe, especially if unfinished, from the mountain forest to the shore to ....
          kauwō waʻa - var. spelling of kauō waʻa, to drag a canoe...
          kā waʻa - canoe bailer; to bail a canoe.
          kō waʻa - line used for towing a canoe, especially for dragging canoe hulls from the forest ....
          -laʻa waʻa
          lele waʻa - transferring at sea from canoe to canoe or canoe to surfboard for the sport of ....
          lolo waʻa - canoe-launching ceremony; to perform the ceremony.
          maluna o ka waʻa - in the canoe
          mano ʻau waʻa - large fleet of canoes.
          manō lele waʻa - cf lelewaʻa, a shark listed by Kamakau, perhaps the friendly shark that was said to lean ....
          mea hoe waʻa - oarsman
          mea waʻa - canoeman, canoe owner.
          moamoa waʻa - nautilus
          moe waʻa - a dream of a canoe, formerly considered bad luck. Fig., bad luck, disappointment; to ....
          moʻo waʻa - same as moʻo₁₀, side planks of canoe...
          mū wāwahi waʻa - teredo, shipworm.
          nohona waʻa - canoe seat
          paena waʻa - canoe landing
          pākākā waʻa - canoe surfing.
          pale waʻa - persons who protect (pale) a log canoe being carried from the forest to the ....
          papa uhi waʻa - board used to cover space forward of the forward outrigger boom.
          pā waʻa - canoe enclosure; touching of canoes.
          pōhaku kāpili waʻa - stone hammer used to tap chisels in making lashing holes in canoe parts.
          pōhaku kīkē moʻo waʻa - stone for tamping canoe gunwale strakes.
          pōhaku kuʻi waʻa - stone canoe breaker used in warfare; it had deep grooves in the middle, in which ....
          pōhaku wāwahi waʻa - stone hammer used under water to break enemy canoe hulls in war.
          pū i ka waʻa - canoe ceremony
          ulu waʻa - fleet of canoes.
          wae waʻa - same as wae₂, canoe spreader...
  waʻa₂ - trench, furrow, receptacle. Fig., a woman.
  waʻa₃ - moving masses of liquid lava, so called because of similarity to a moving canoe.
  waʻa₄ - same as more common waʻawaʻa₃, stupid.

waʻa₁  n. canoe, rough-hewn canoe, canoemen, paddlers; a chant in praise of a chief's canoe. see waʻa kaukahi, single canoe..., waʻa kaulua, double canoe [(AN) PPn *waka, canoe]CAN MUS

waʻa komebasket (RSV), ark (KJV), of bulrushes (Puk. 2.3)

waa  s. A canoe; a small boat; waa kome. Puk. 2:3. NOTE.—The ancient canoes of the Hawaiians were dug out of single logs or trees, generally of the koa; many were large. The specific names were kaukahi, a single canoe; kaulua, a double canoe; peleleu, a short blunt canoe, &c.

waʻa₂  n. trench, furrow, receptacle. fig., a woman. PCP *waka-.

waa  v. For waha, a ditch. Hoo. To dig a ditch or pit; to make a furrow.

waʻa₃  n. moving masses of liquid lava, so called because of similarity to a moving canoe. rare. VOL CAN

waʻa₄  same as more common waʻawaʻa₃, stupid.

waʻa ʻākea, waʻa kea [waʻa ʻā·kea, waʻa kea]  n. starboard hull of a double canoe. CAN

waʻa ʻauhau [waʻa ʻau·hau]  n. tribute canoe; a basket filled with food and set adrift during the makahiki ceremonies, said to represent the canoe in which Lono returned to Tahiti. (Malo 151)CAN

wāʻaeʻoia  same as lāʻaeʻoia.

Waʻahila [Waʻa-hila]  n. a rain in Nuʻuanu and Mānoa Valleys and the name of a ridge separating Mānoa and Pālolo Valleys. see saying, puʻipuʻi. WIN

Ola ke kai o Kou i ka ua Waʻahila.The land of Kou [Honolulu] lives by the Waʻahila rain. (saying)

Waʻahila  placename. former land section, Mānoa; faculty housing, Mānoa campus, University of Hawaiʻi; ridge separating Mānoa and Pālolo valleys; State recreation area, 40 acres in area, St. Louis Heights; trail along Waʻahila ridge ending in upper Mānoa Valley, Honolulu. Also the name of a beneficent Mānoa rain, and of a chiefess who excelled in a dance named for her. (PH 170.)

waʻa holo hau  n. sleigh. lit., canoe running on snow. CAN

waʻa honua  n. a wide canoe. CAN

waʻa ʻīhoe  canoe paddler (EH)rare. 

Waʻaiki [Waʻa-iki]  placename. coastal area, bay, and gulch, northeast Kahoʻolawe. lit.: small canoe.

waʻa kaiaka [waʻa kai·aka]  n. kayak. CAN

waʻa kai like  n. a canoe with little sheer. lit., equal-sea canoe. CAN

waʻakau [waʻa·kau]  n. head fisherman's canoe. FIS CAN

waʻa kaua  n. war canoe; an army formation. (Malo 197)CAN

waakaua  s. A division of an army as about to enter into battle; a mahope mai o lakou (huna paa) na waakaua.

Waʻakauhi [Waʻa-Kauhi]  placename. see Wailuku.

waʻa kau hī  n. canoe for fishing aku. FIS CAN

waakaukahi.jpgwaʻa kaukahi [waʻa kau·kahi]  n. single canoe, as contrasted with the kaulua. lit., single-placed canoe. see waʻa kaulua. CAN

waakaukahi  s. Waa and kaukahi, one place. A single canoe, or a canoe moved with one paddle; he waa hoe hookahi.

waakaulua.jpgwaʻa kaulua [waʻa kau·lua]  n. double canoe. lit., double-placed canoe. see also Hōkūleʻa, waʻa kaukahi. [He waʻa nona nā kaʻele ʻelua i hoʻohui pū ʻia me ka pola ma waena.]₁₄CAN

waakaulua  s. Waa and kaulua, two-fold. Two canoes united; a double canoe; more generally written simply kaulua; he mau waa elua i hoapipiia.

waʻa kea  var. spelling of waʻa ʻākea, starboard hull of a double canoe...

waʻa kea₁  n. unpainted canoe set to sea after the taboos were lifted during the makahiki harvest festivals. lit., white canoe. (Malo 151)CAN

waʻa kea₂  same as waʻa ʻākea.

waakioloa  s. A very small handsome canoe.

waakoihi  s. A waterspout; a great rush of water from above; he wai nui i iho mai, mai luna mai.

waʻa kome  n. vessel of papyrus (RSV), bullrush (KJV).

waʻa kūpāhoa [waʻa ··hoa]  n. a long, thin canoe. rare. CAN

waʻa lau kī  n. toy canoe made of ti leaves. CAN

waʻa ʻllikini [waʻa ʻlli·kini]  n. canoe without ʻiako. lit., Indian canoe. CAN

Waʻaloa [Waʻa-loa]  placename. way, place, ravine, and stream, Mānoa, Honolulu. (TM) see Pūʻahuʻula. lit.: long canoe.

waʻa lolo niu  n. toy canoe made of coconut sheath. CAN CN

waanaao  s. Wa, time, a of, na, article, and ao, light. lit. The time of the lights, i. e., the first rays of the sun; early morning; the early dawn. NOTE.—In common use, the word is contracted into wanaao. see wanaao.

wā ʻānō [ ʻā·]  n. present tense. LIN

waʻapā [waʻa·]  n. skiff, rowboat; ferryboat. lit., board canoe. (2 Sam. 19.18) [He mea holo haole i ʻano like me ka waʻa i ākea aʻe naʻe a me ke ama ʻole.]₁₉CAN

waapa  s. Waa, canoe, and pa, a board. A canoe made of boards; a skiff; a boat. 2 Sam. 19:18. A waapa is shorter and wider than a canoe. He waa pelupelu. A ship boat; he keiki na ka moku, a child of the ship.

waʻa pāhoa [waʻa ·hoa]  same as waʻa kūpāhoa, a long, thin canoe... rare. CAN

waʻapā hoʻopakele ola  lifeboat (EH)

waʻa paulua [waʻa pau·lua]  n. said to be a large or double canoe with three ʻiako. CAN

waʻa puhi  n. a small, slim canoe used for surfing. rare. CAN

waʻa ʻula  n. a chief's canoe with red sails. CAN

Waʻaʻula [Waʻa-ʻula]  placename. trail and coastal area, Kamalō qd., north Molokaʻi. lit.: red canoe.

waʻawaʻa₁ [waʻa·waʻa]  full of gulches, gullies, grooves; gullied, furrowed, grooved. redup. of waʻa₂, trench, furrow... PCP *wakawaka.

waawaa  Full of hillocks or knolls; he waawaa ka lae, an expression of blackguardism.

waʻawaʻa₂ [waʻa·waʻa]  nvs. muscular, one whose back bulges with muscles. PPN *wakawaka. [He kino me nā mākala he nui a ʻoʻoleʻa.]₁₇

waawaa  adj. Plump, as the shoulders of a young man; hard; full.

waʻawaʻa₃ [waʻa·waʻa]  nvs. stupid, ignorant; ignoramus, simpleton, fool. cf. hāwāwā. [Ka ʻīhepa a hūpō paha o ke ʻano o kekahi kanaka.]₁₀

hoʻowaʻawaʻato act the fool

Waʻawaʻaikinaʻaupō [Waʻawaʻa-iki-naʻaupō].Ignorant stupid one [name of a legendary simpleton].

waawaa  v. To act ignorantly or without forethought, as if a person, without thought, should in a freak of generosity, give away all his property, and afterwards should remember his own act when it was too late. Mischief from ignorance, from badness generally; applied to all classes of persons; ku i ka waawaa o ke kapu la. Dark-hearted; ignorant; unskillful; awkward; naaupo. (see the verb.) Waawaa iki naauao kahi keiki; waawaa iki naaupo kahi keiki.

waʻawaʻa₄ [waʻa·waʻa]  n. upper end of a lobster's leg. FIS

waawaa  s. The upper end of a lobster's leg; also the front side of a lobster's head.

waʻawaʻa₅ [waʻa·waʻa]  n. hollow at meeting of bones below the Adam's apple. [(FJ) PPn *waka-waka, thorax, rib-cage]BOD

waawaa  The upper part of the thorax; the lower part of the throat.

waʻawaʻa₆ [waʻa·waʻa]  vs. desolate, uninhabited.

Waʻawaʻa kāua hale, ʻaʻohe kānaka.Our house is desolate without people. (a dirge)

waʻawaʻahia [waʻa·waʻa·hia]  pas/imp. of waʻawaʻa₁, furrowed... WIN

Ka ua waʻawaʻahia o Waipiʻo.The furrow-cutting rain of Waipiʻo. (ON 1604)

waʻawaʻa iki [waʻa·waʻa iki]  n. same as waʻawaʻa₃, stupid, ignorant...

Waʻawaʻaikinaʻaupō [waʻawaʻa-iki-naʻaupō]  name of a legendary simpleton; stupid, simpleton, ignoramus... (EH)

waʻawaʻalia [waʻa·waʻa·lia]  same as waʻalia, to dig a trench...

hoʻowaʻawaʻaliacaus/sim

-wae  see māwae, cleft, fissure, ʻōwae, crack...

wae₁  S  nvt.
  • to choose, select, pick out, nominate;
  • sort, discriminate, separated, cull,
  • to draft, as soldiers;
  • to preen, as of a chicken;
  • finicky, fussy;
  • to reflect, meditate;
  • appointment.
bc PPN *wahe. [Koho akahele ma waena mai o nā koho a pau i loaʻa.]₁₄

hīmeni waeselected hymn or anthem

hoʻowaeto choose, pretend to choose; finicky

wae  v. To select; to pick out; to choose. Puk. 12:21. To sort out the good from the bad; to separate; to set aside; to draw out some from among others; wae ae la ke kuhina i na waa kupono ke holo. Laieik. 100. To break and separate, as the parts of a thing. To dwell upon, as the mind in thinking of an event. To think; to reflect; to consider a case. see wa. s. A choice; a thing that suits one's desires; something according to one's wish.

wae₂  n. u-shaped canoe spreader. see ex. pūkōkeʻe. bc CAN

wae  The knee; the side timbers in a boat or ship; he wae waa, he wae moku.

wae₃  n. leg. see wāwae, leg, foot... rare.  bc [(AN) PPn *waʻe, leg]BOD

wae₄  n. rib of a ship. bc

waʻe  same as ʻaʻae, third generation taro. TAR

wae  Name of a species of kalo.

waeʻana  n. var. spelling of wae ʻana, selection, choice; nomination... AltSpel

wae ʻana, waeʻana  S  n. selection, choice; nomination (EH)...

waeʻano [wae·ʻano]  nvt. category [+]. to classify, categorize. lit., sort (by) types. [+]

wae ʻano  S   see pēmāʻōʻā wae ʻano, selective solubility...

waeʻanona  category, classification see waeʻano, to classify, categorize... (Perreira)[+]

wā e hiki mai ana  n. future tense or time.

waele  vt. to weed, clear, remove grass or weeds. [Pn(TA) *waere, to weed, clear away scrub, weeds (borrowed)] [Ka huki ʻana i ka nāhelehele ʻino ma kahi mālaʻai. Ka huhuki ʻana aku i ka nāhelehele e ulu ana i loko o ka māla. 1. wehe i ka nāhelehele. 2. hana a maʻemaʻe kekahi alanui.],₁₅,₁₄PLA

Nāna i waele ke ala, mahope aku mākou.He opened up the path, we followed [respect the older sibling].

waele  v. To clear away weeds, grass, bushes, &c., preparatory to planting. To clear away grass, weeds, &c., preparatory to building a house. To weed; to hoe; to cultivate food. Ier. 4:3.

waeleʻa [wae·leʻa]  S  vt. to distinguish.

wā ʻelemakule  old age (EH)

wae moho  S  vt. primary, primary election, i.e. a preliminary election to nominate candidates for office. also koho pāloka wae moho. LAW GOV

Ma ka wae moho, e koho kekahi ʻaoʻao kālaiʻāina i ka mea a lākou e kākoʻo ai i ka holo moho ʻana no kekahi kūlana koʻikoʻi o ke aupuni.In the primary, a political party chooses the person they will support in running for election for an important government position.

wae moho kūākeaopen primary

wae moho kūlokoclosed primary

waena₁  loc.n. middle, between, center, central, intermediate, medial (often preceded by i, ma-, mai); mean, average. cf. leo waena, paʻapū. bc [PPn *wahe-ŋa, division, portion, share, piece of land; middle: *wa(a)he-ga]

manamana waenamiddle finger (Niʻihau) also manamana loa

waena  s. The middle; the central point of a substance or of a period of time; i ka waena o ka po, midnight. 1 Nal. 3:20. With the article, ka waena, the middle. 1 Nal. 6:6. comp. prep. Between; in the middle; in the midst; prefixed by i, ma, mai, no. Gram. § 161.

waena₂  n. cultivated field, garden, vegetable plot. bc [Māla, kīhāpai. He māla kahi e hoʻoulu ʻia ai ka meaʻai. (kāpae pinepine ʻia ke kaʻi ma mua).],₁₄

mea kanu o ka waenathe herb of the field (Kin. 3.18)

waena  A space inclosed by bounding lines. Ana Hon. 10. A field; a farm; a garden; a cultivated spot. Kin. 3:18.

waena  A dead body. syn. with kupapau.

waena alelo  n. central portion of the tongue. lit., tongue center. see kūʻau alelo, lau alelo, mole alelo, wēlau alelo. BOD

waena honua  middle of the Earth.

Ke Kai Waena HonuaMediterranean Sea

pōʻai waena honuaequator. also Kapikoowākea

waenakolu  s. Waena and konu, center. lit. The middle center. The central point; the very or real center. Puk. 14:29. The center of a circle. Ana Hon. 20. The midst, as of an assembly of people. Laieik. 120. NOTE. The first orthography is seldom used.

waenakonu [waena·konu]  loc.n. center, middle, midway. bc [Pn(CE) *tonu, postposed particle indicating precision] [Waena pono.]₁₄

i waenakonu o ke kaiin the midst of the sea (Puk. 14.29)

waenakonu  s. Waena and konu, center. lit. The middle center. The central point; the very or real center. Puk. 14:29. The center of a circle. Ana Hon. 20. The midst, as of an assembly of people. Laieik. 120. NOTE. The first orthography is seldom used. adv. Through the midst; in the middle; in the center.

waena moana  asea, at sea; midocean.

Aia moku a pau ōna i waena moana.All his ships are at sea.

kualapa waena moanamidocean ridge

waena moku  loc.n. amidships.

wae ōewe [wae ō·ewe]  S  vt. artificial selection. lit., select genes. cf. ke ola ōewe ʻana. [+]SCI

Ma ka wae ōewe ʻana, ua hoēhu pua kaʻakepa ʻia ʻelua ʻano ʻāpala i ʻole e palahū koke mai ka hua.In artificial selection, two kinds of apples were crossbred so that the fruit would not spoil right away.

wae ʻole  indiscriminately (EH)

wae waʻa  same as wae₂, canoe spreader... CAN

waewae [wae·wae]  S   selective. redup. of wae₁, choose, select... see kūlana waewae. PPN *wahewahe.

waʻewaʻe₁ [waʻe·waʻe]  n. cloven hoof, as of cattle, goats, and deer. Kauaʻi. rare. 

waʻewaʻe₂ [waʻe·waʻe]  head fisherman in charge of kūʻula, stone gods. FIS

waewaele [wae·waele]  vt. to thin, as plants when gardening.

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waha

see below...

  waha₁ - mouth, opening, inner surface of a bowl, open top of a canoe, muzzle of a gun, oral, ....
      waha ʻā - sharp-tongued, rude; to speak heatedly and rudely. lit., burning mouth.
      waha ʻawa - a bitter (ʻawa) and sadistic person who makes impulsive vindicative ....
      waha haukaʻe - smeared mouth; smutty-mouthed, evil-tongued.
      waha kale - to drool at the mouth, talk excessively, gush; one who does so.
      waha kani - garrulous
      waha kole - garrulous, noisy, boisterous and obstreperous in speech; such a person; to rant.
      waha koʻu - garrulous, clucking mouth; to gabble.
      waha lapalapa - to scold, utter scathing remarks; one who does so. lit., blazing mouth.
      waha lina - finicky, of eating. lit., tight-mouthed; such a person.
      waha mana₁ - voice of authority, person in authority. lit., powerful mouth.
      waha mana₂ - one who digresses from subject to subject; to digress. lit., branching mouth.
      waha nui - a big mouth; to talk too much, tattle; tattler.
      waha o ka heʻe - octopus mouth (liar).
      waha ʻō koko - to slander one's own blood. lit., mouth that pierces blood.
      waha okooko - venomous mouth (fig.)
      waha ʻōlelo - spokesman, mouthpiece, herald; speaking mouth.
      waha pala - a coated mouth, said in derision of an ignoramus, especially one who does not know ....
      waha pilo - halitosis; foul mouth.
      waha pio - to be unable to speak; not to dare to speak, speechless. lit., imprisoned mouth.
      waha puʻu - protruding lips; unintelligible speech, as of one who has had a stroke. lit., lumpy ....
      waha ʻūkele - drool
      waha walaʻau - obstreperous
      waha wale - deceitful, lying. lit., slimy mouth.
      waha wali - glib-tongued.
      waha wali - smooth talk, smooth talker; to talk smooth; glib. Niʻihau.
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          haʻi waha - word-of-mouth, verbal, oral; to tell verbally.
          haʻi waha - oral. cf. palapala.
          haka waha - oral cavity. lit., mouth open space.
          hao kaula waha - bit of a bridle.
          hao waha - bit of a bridle. lit., mouth iron.
          hōʻike haʻi waha - oral report. also ʻōlelo hōʻike.
          ipu ʻai waha - lit., melon to eat in mouth.
          kaulu waha - var. of kaunu waha, incere love-making...
          kaunu waha - insincere love-making.
          laina kaula waha - reins, lines. lit., bridle (rope mouth) lines.
          luna o ka waha - palate
          mokumoku waha nui - name of a deep-sea fish (no data). lit., big-mouthed mokumoku.
          moʻolelo haʻi waha - narration, as in movie or video production. lit., story (for) narrating verbally.
          mukumuku waha nui - probably a kind of triggerfish (no data). lit., big-mouthed cut-short.
          ʻōlepe waha nui - a rock borer (Gastrochaena cuneiformis). lit., big-mouthed ʻōlepe.
          ʻōmole waha nui - large-mouthed bottle or jar.
          papa waha nui - large baglike net used for akule fish.
          pena waha - lipstick. Niʻihau. also pena lehelehe.
          peni pena waha - lipliner. Niʻihau. also peni pena lehelehe.
          pololo ka waha - abuse
          pūpū waha loa - a shell (Bulla sp.). lit., longmouthed shell.
          puʻu ka waha - to pucker the lips
  waha₂ - neck of a dress.
  waha₃ - to carry on the back, as a child; a load so carried.
  waha₄ - square notch cut in the upper part of house posts, in which the wall plates ....

waha₁  n. mouth, opening, inner surface of a bowl, open top of a canoe, muzzle of a gun, oral, one who talks too much (see ex., hewa₄). see kakaʻo, waha wale, wahāwahā. bc [Pn(CE) *wafa, mouth] [ʻO luna o ka waʻa, ka hāmama ʻana o luna o ka waʻa (Ua ʻano like ʻo luna o ka waʻa me ka waha, pēlā i kapa ʻia ai he waha.)]₁₉BOD SWP CAN

hoʻowahato talk excessively; to make faces; to make an opening or furrow; to dub out a canoe, hew

i ka waha.Smite the speaker [said disparagingly of one who does himself what he has condemned others for doing]. (ON 1396)

ma ka wahaoral

Mai lawe mai i kāna ʻuala, he waha.Don't bring his sweet potato, [he] talks too much.

waha nui, waha kanigarrulous

waha  s. A mouth; an opening generally. The mouth of a person; e olelo he waha no he waha, to speak mouth to mouth. The mouth of a cave or pit; ka waha o ke ana. Ios. 10:18. The mouth of a bag. see auwaha, a furrow. To dig a furrow or a ditch, especially a long one. see waha, s.

waha₂  n. neck of a dress. bc

muʻumuʻu waha nuigown (muʻumuʻu) with a low neck

waha₃  nvt. to carry on the back, as a child; a load so carried. bc [Pn(CE) *wafa, carry on back] [Hāpai ma ke kua.]₁₄

hoʻowahacaus/sim

waha  A bundle to be carried on the back. see waha, v. v. To carry on the back, as a child, or a person, or a bundle.

waha₄  n. square notch cut in the upper part of house posts, in which the wall plates (lohelau) were placed; tenon. (For. 5:651) bc

waha  The throating in the lower end of a rafter.

waha ʻā  vs. sharp-tongued, rude; to speak heatedly and rudely. lit., burning mouth.

wahaa  v. To talk or speak with the mouth; to mumble; to dispute.

wahaama  v. Waha and ama, tattling. To tell tales; to reveal secrets.

waha ʻawa  n. a bitter (ʻawa) and sadistic person who makes impulsive vindicative statements about the one he hates, attempting to strike at his weaknesses or guilts, and usually predicting misfortune that often comes true. (Nānā 197–200)

waha haukaʻe [waha hau·kaʻe]  nvs. smeared mouth; smutty-mouthed, evil-tongued.

wahahaumia  s. Waha and haumia, dirty; foul. A foul mouth; a blackguard.

wahaheʻe [waha·heʻe]  S  nvi. to lie; lying, deceitful, false; a lie, liar. lit., slippery mouth. see ex. keu. bc [Ka haʻi ʻana i ka mea pololei ʻole a me ka mea ʻoiaʻiʻo ʻole; hoʻopunipuni.]

kapa wahaheʻe ʻanafalse impersonation

wahahee  v. Waha and hee, slippery. To lie; to speak falsely; to deceive in speaking. s. A lie; a false speech; a deceit in speaking. adj. Lying; deceitful; deceiving. adv. Falsely; not truly. Kanl. 5:17.

wahahewa  s. Waha, mouth, and hewa, wrong; wicked. The wickedness of the mouth; any false conversation. In a prayer to the gods for the sick, e kala mai i kona hewa, a me kona aiku, a me kona aia, a me kona wahahewa, foul mouth.

waha kale  nvi. to drool at the mouth, talk excessively, gush; one who does so.

waha kani  garrulous (EH)

wahakoko  v. Waha and koko, blood. To contend; to quarrel. adj. Tale bearing; slandering.

waha kole  nvi. garrulous, noisy, boisterous and obstreperous in speech; such a person; to rant.

wahakole  s. Waha and kole, red. A long protuberant mouth; waha nuku. A mouth that belches out filthy matter; a boisterous, raving person. adj. Clamorous; noisy; obstreperous; contradicting. Synonymous with wahapaa.

waha koʻu  nvi. garrulous, clucking mouth; to gabble.

wā hala  n. past tense. LNG

waha lapalapa [waha lapa·lapa]  nvt. to scold, utter scathing remarks; one who does so. lit., blazing mouth.

wahale  s. The same tree as the loulu or palm tree.

wahalehe [waha·lehe]  vs. wide open, as a door; too large, as the neck of a dress. fig., to exaggerate. lit., wide mouth. also uhalehe.

hoʻowahaleheto stretch the mouth with fingers; to stretch out of shape, as the mouth

wahalehe  s. Waha and lehe, lips. The outside of a hole or orifice. adj. Wide or broad, as a hole in a board; open wide, as the mouth of a hole.

waha lina  nvs. finicky, of eating. lit., tight-mouthed; such a person.

wahamana [waha·mana]  n. screen, shutter. rare. 

wahamana  s. Waha and mana, divided. A screen; a shutter.

waha mana₁  n. voice of authority, person in authority. lit., powerful mouth.

waha mana₂  nvi. one who digresses from subject to subject; to digress. lit., branching mouth.

wahamana  A digression in one's speech; a turning off the subject in conversation.

Wahane  placename. gulch, northeast Lānaʻi. lit.: loulu palm nut.

wāhane [·hane]  n. same as hāwane, seed of the loulu. PLA

waha nui  nvi. a big mouth; to talk too much, tattle; tattler.

wahaohe  v. To talk scandal; to scandalize. see wahaohi. s. A great tattler; a scandalizer.

wahaʻohi  nvi. to talk in a foolish, silly, senseless manner; such talk; such a talker.

wahaohi  v. To talk like a crazy person; to talk confusedly about this and that; to utter many words without meaning. To scold; to tattle. s. Foolish; crazy; loud talk. The person so talking; applied to females. A scold; a slanderer; a tale bearer.

waha o ka heʻe  octopus mouth (liar). (EH)

Wahaokamanō [Waha-o-ka-manō]  n. see Kawahaokamanō.

waha ʻō koko  v. to slander one's own blood. lit., mouth that pierces blood.

waha okooko  venomous mouth (fig.) (EH)

wahaʻōlelo  n. var. spelling of waha ʻōlelo, spokesman, mouthpiece, herald; speaking mouth. AltSpel

waha ʻōlelo, wahaʻōlelo [waha ʻō·lelo]  n. spokesman, mouthpiece, herald; speaking mouth.

wahapaʻa [waha·paʻa]  vt. to goad, tease, banter; argumentative. lit., hard mouth.

wahapaa  s. Waha and paa, hard. A person full of noise in his talk; a raving person; a scold; one who talks angrily and furiously; he wahapaa ia; mai hele oe i ka wahapaa; o ka wahapaa, oia ka hoopaapaa. adj. Noisy; clamorous; raving.

waha pala  n. a coated mouth, said in derision of an ignoramus, especially one who does not know the chants honoring his chief. MUS

waha pilo  n. halitosis; foul mouth.

waha pio  to be unable to speak; not to dare to speak, speechless. lit., imprisoned mouth.

wahapio  v. Waha and pio, a prisoner. To speak as one that is under constraint and knows not what to say; e like me ka pio.

waha puʻu  n. protruding lips; unintelligible speech, as of one who has had a stroke. lit., lumpy mouth.

wahapuu  s. Waha and puu, swelled. A person who speaks unintelligibly in conversation; a boisterous person; a loud talker. adj. Rude; obstreperous in conversation; unintelligible.

wahauhauha  s. Waha and uhauha, dirty. A long or hoggish mouth. A gormandizer; one who eats as long as he can. adj. Hoggish in one's manners; filthy; cramming one's self with food.

wahaukae  s. A filthy mouth. see wahahaumia.

waha ʻūkele  drool (EH)

wahaʻula  vt. to nibble and pick at food without appetite. lit., red [sore] mouth.

Wahaʻula [Waha-ʻula]  placename. land section and a luakini (heiau where human sacrifices were offered) near Kalapana, Hawaiʻi, attributed to Pāʻao, a priest from Tahiti in about the thirteenth century; originally called ʻAhaʻula (sacred assembly). It was used by Kamehameha I and dedicated to his war god, Kūkāʻilimoku; it was also the last major temple where public worship was held. In one legend (HM 346; Westervelt, 1964a:2–13), a young chief crossed through the smoke of the heiau (believed to be the shadow of the heiau god and hence taboo); he was killed by the people and his bones thrown into the bone pit. His spirit told his father, the high chief of Kaʻū, who recovered the bones to give them proper burial or to resuscitate the son. lit.: red mouth.

wahāwahā [wahā·wahā]  vt. to treat with contempt, scorn, despise, abhor, ridicule; be disgusted, defy. cf. waha₁, mouth, opening, inner surface of a bowl, open top of a canoe, muzzle of a gun, oral, one who talks too much... PCP *wafa(a)wafa(a). [Ka hoʻokae a manaʻo ʻino ʻana i kekahi mea.]₁₀

hoʻowahāwahācaus/sim.

hoʻowahāwahā i ka ʻahacontempt of court

wahawaha  v. see waha, mouth. To make mouths at; to open the mouth at by way of contempt. To be dishonored; to live unhonored. To hate; to dislike; to be ashamed of. Hoo. To mock; to scorn; to rail at; to despise. Nah. 14:31. To treat contemptuously; to deride. To abominate. Oihk. 19:7. To hate. 1 Nal. 22:8. To be unbelieving; to be disobedient; ua like ka hoowahawaha me ka hoomaloha. s. Dislike; hatred; contempt. Iob. 31:34. adj. Disliked; displeased with; objected to; ahu iho ka pua wahawaha i Wailua.

wahawai [waha·wai]  vt. to talk glibly, brag. lit., watery mouth. [Ke kaena ʻana.]

waha walaʻau  obstreperous (EH)

waha wale  vs. deceitful, lying. lit., slimy mouth.

waha wali  S  vs. glib-tongued.

waha wali  S  n. smooth talk, smooth talker; to talk smooth; glib. Niʻihau.

Ma muli o ka maikaʻi loa o kēlā kanaka kūʻai kaʻa me ka waha wali, nui ka poʻe kūʻai kaʻa maiā ia mai.Because that car salesman is such a smooth talker, many people buy cars from him.

waheawa  s. The giving up of a plan, device, or intention, as a desire to go to a chief, but on thinking, gives it up; ka waheawa o ke alaula.

wahee  s. A contraction of wahahee, which see.

wā heʻe  n. time when heʻe (octopus) abound. FIS

wā heuʻole  n. var. spelling of wā heu ʻole, time of beardless youth, preadolescence. lit., time without whiskers. AltSpel

wā heu ʻole, wā heuʻole  n. time of beardless youth, preadolescence. lit., time without whiskers.

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wahi

see below...

  wahi₁ - place, location, position, site, setting. (ka wahi contracts to common kahi).
      wahi (kapuahi) hoʻoheheʻe hao - foundry
      wahi ʻaina - mess (dining)
      wahi ʻeli - digging place
      wahi hakahaka - space
      wahi hana - workshop, place to work.
      wahi hānai holoholona - cattle ranch.
      wahi hānai pipi - var. spelling of wahi hānai holoholona, cattle ranch...
      wahi hihia - kink
      wahi hilahila - private parts.
      wahi hoʻāhu ʻōpala - dump, garbage pile.
      wahi hoʻāhu waina - wine cellar
      wahi hoʻāno - sanctuary
      wahi hoʻokomoʻili kinai ahi - fire plug
      wahi hoʻokū kaʻa - parking lot
      wahi hoʻolele kiʻi - screen for projecting pictures or movies
      wahi hoʻomalu - shelter.
      wahi hoʻomalu - shelter.
      wahi hoʻomalu holoholona - animal quarantine station
      wahi hoʻopau pilikia - toilet, rest room.
      wahi hoʻoulu mea ʻai no ka mākeke - truck farm
      wahi huna - sexual part
      wahi i hoʻokaʻawaleʻia - zone
      wahi i hoʻopōʻino ʻia - disaster area
      wahi ʻino - evil place
      wahi inoa - place name
      wahi inu lama - bar (for drinking)
      wahi kaʻawale - vacant place, vacancy.
      wahi kanaaho - refuge, sanctuary
      wahi kanaho - var. spelling of wahi kanaaho, refuge, sanctuary
      wahi kanu ʻanoʻano - seedbed
      wahi kapu - sacred place, taboo place, enclosure
      wahi kiaʻi - lookout.
      wahi koho pāloka - poll
      wahi kūkākūkā - consultation place
      wahi kūkulu kaʻa - parking lot
      wahi kū moku - anchorage.
      wahi kupa - residence for several generations
      wahi laʻa - sacred place
      wahi lulu - shelter.
      wahi mālama keiki - nursery (children's)
      wahi mālama mea ulu - herbarium
      wahi mālama pipi waiū - dairy.
      wahi moe - bed (Hal. 132.3), place to sleep.
      wahi nānā - lookout.
      wahi noho - dwelling place, address.
      wahi noho - residence.
      wahi noho kokoke - neighborhood
      wahi noho like o ka poʻe - community
      wahi noho o ke kanikela - consulate
      wahi no nā pāʻani hoʻoikaika kino - gymnasium
      wahi paʻa - stronghold
      wahi palekana - refuge
      wahi pana - legendary place, sacred place, sacred site, cultural site... .
      wahi puhi ahi - crematory, incinerator.
      wahi uliuli ma ka wao one - oasis
      wahi ulu o ke kī - place where grows
      wahi waiho lole - clothes hamper.
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          helu wahi - address.
          hoʻokuʻi helu wahi - mail merge, as in a computer program. lit., splice addresses.
          ma ia mau wahi - thereabouts
          mai kahi wahi ā kahi wahi - from place to place
          ma kekahi wahi - somewhere
          ma nā wahi a pau - universal, wherever, everywhere
          ma nā wahi like ʻole - anywhere
  wahi₂ - Some, a little, a bit of.
      wahi hakina iki - morsel
  wahi₃ - to say, according to (usually followed by the possessive a or by a ....
      wahi a ke aliʻi - the chief said
      wahi manaʻo hoʻopuka - I have just a small comment (he...)
  wahi₄ - used before a noun to indicate one's attititude toward that noun... Wight

wahi₁  n. place, location, position, site, setting. (ka wahi contracts to common kahi). bc [Pn(NP) *waafi, side, place, part: *wa(a)(fs)i]

Iāʻoe ia wahi.None of your business [rude]; it's your turn [polite].

kēlā wahi kēia wahieverywhere

ma ia mau wahihereabouts, thereabouts

ma kekahi wahisomewhere

ma wahi āpaueverywhere, wherever, universal

Ua hele akula lāua ia wahi aʻe, ia wahi aʻe.They went everywhere.

wahi  n. region, a specific area, in math. MTH

wahi  s. A place; a space; a situation; wahi kaawale, a vacant place; synonymous with kahi, but used differently in a sentence. see kahi. Wahi hilahila, private parts. Kanl. 25:11. Na wahi a pau loa, all places. Ios. 1:3. Na wahi paa, strong holds or places. 1 Sam. 23:14. It is used with ka for kau: a ka wahi (kau wahi) e noho ai, the dwelling place. Hal. 26:8.

wahi₂  paucal article. Some, a little, a bit of. (Gram. 10.2)   bc PCP *wa(a)si.

ʻaʻohe wahi ā neʻeneʻeu maidoes not bestir at all

E ʻoluʻolu ʻoe i wahi wai.Please a little water.

He wahi makana kēia.This is just a little gift.

wahi  art. Gram. § 63. Some; some little; a few. It unites or takes with it the indefinite article he; as, he wahi wai, some water. It also takes kau before it, and both the definite article ke; as, lawe ae la ia i ke kau wahi leho no ka honua, in which case it means, some; some little; some indefinite quantity. It has no corresponding word in English; as, owau nei o ko oukou wahi kaikaina uuku hope loa.

wahi₃  idiom. to say, according to (usually followed by the possessive a or by a zero-class possessive and not preceded by either verb or noun particles). bc

Wahi a kahiko.According to the ancients.

Wahi a ke aliʻi.The chief said.

Wahi a wai?Who said so?

wahi  s. A word; a saying; a remark. NOTE.—This word is somewhat anomalous; it has no article and has some of the properties of a verb; as, wahi a wai? word of whom? whose word? whose saying, or who said it? Ans. Wahi a ke alii, the king said so.

wahi₄  used before a noun to indicate one's attititude toward that noun... (Wight)

kēlā wahi ʻīliothat darned dog

kuʻu wahi ʻīliomy sweet little doggie

Ma o ka hoʻohiwahiwa ʻana aku i ka Kamehameha e hoʻomanaʻo iho ai ka lāhui Hawaiʻi i kēia wahi aliʻi hanohano a me kona ʻano ʻo ka hoʻoikaika ʻana i ka hana.By celebrating Kamehameha Day Hawaiians would remember the example of this noble and hardworking leader. (Comeau 86)

wahī  nvt. wrapper, envelope, case, covering, sheath; a ti-leaf bundle; to wrap, cover, bundle up, fold up, roll up, swathe; to dress, as a wound. cf. ʻili wahī, kīpē. bc [Pn(CE) *wafii, cover, wrap; wrapping, covering] [Hoʻopaʻa i loko o ka lāʻī, pepa, ʻea a mea like paha.]₁₄

Ā wahī ihola ʻoia i papa i ke gula.And he overlaid the boards with gold. (Puk. 36.34)

wahī makaanianiglasses case

wahī  n. folder, as in a computer program. cf. waihona. CMP

Pono e hana kope ʻia kēlā waihona ma ka wahī ʻōnaehana.That file needs to be copied to the system folder.

wahī o wahoexternal folder

wahi  s. Accent on the last syllable. That which surrounds or envelopes anything; a covering; a sheath; a wrapper, as kapa, paper, ki leaf, cloth, &c.; wahi pahi kaua, a sword scabbard. 1 Sam. 17:51. v. To cover over; to bind up, as a wound. Ier. 30:26. To wrap up, as a body for burial; to tie up in a wrapper, as a bundle. To roll or fold up in kapa or cloth; to swathe; to wrap up. To surround, as a wrapper; to overlay; to cover up. Puk. 36:34. To cover, as the body of a person with clothing. syn. with uhi. O ka lole ka mea e wahi ai i ke kino.

wāhi  vt.
  • to cleave, split, burst through, break through;
  • to change, as money;
  • to have sex relations with a virgin, deflower.
 
. cf. wāwahi. bc [Pn(NP) *wasi, to split: *wa((q)a)si] [Ka wāwahi ʻana.]FLO

E wāhi mai i ka berena e ola ai.Break the bread of life. (hymn)

hikiʻole ke nahā (haʻi, wāhi), haʻi ʻole.unbreakable (EH)

hoʻowāhicaus/sim

O wāhi mai, ē Lono, o wāhi ʻo luna, o wāhi ʻo lalo, o wāhi ka uka, o wāhi ke kai.Break through, O Lono, break through above, break through below, may the uplands break through, may the lowlands break through. (prayer to Lono for rain)

wahi  v. To break by casting out of one's hand. Puk. 34:1. SYN: with naha. To break through, as an army; to break or rush through, as through a troop. Hal. 18:29. To break, as one's head. Lunk. 9:53. To separate; to open; to rend; to break through. Isa. 64:1. To open; to cause to flow. Isa. 41:18. To break; to cleave; to break, as a rock. Hal. 105:41. see wawahi.

wahi  s. One that is above law, or is so much a favorite, or is so holy that the law cannot affect him. A favorite or high servant of the king; pepehiia o Kainapan wahi alii e Kainapau kuaaina, Kainapau the king's favorite was slain by Kainapau the backwoodsman.

wahi (kapuahi) hoʻoheheʻe hao  foundry (EH)

wāhia  pas/imp. of wāhi, cleave, split... [Pn(NP) *wasi, to split: *wa((q)a)si] [Wāhi ʻia; hoʻohaki ʻia; nahā.]₁₇MUS

Ka hūlili paʻa ʻaʻoe e wāhiathe strong bridge that cannot be broken. (chant for Kalākaua)

wāhia [·hia]  vs. decomposed, i.e. broken down into component parts, as through chemical reaction. cf. hāpopopo.

wahia  v. see wahi, to break. Wahia is for wahiia, to be broken.

wahi ʻaina  mess (dining) (EH)

wahi a ke aliʻi  the chief said (EH)

wā hiamoe [ hia·moe]  n. time to sleep, bedtime.

wahī ʻanoʻano [wahī ʻano·ʻano]  n. seed pod. lit., seed case. PLA

Wahiawa [Wahi-awa]  placename. stream and heiau. Kōloa district, Kauaʻi. (FS 102.). lit.: milkfish place.

Wahiawā [Wahi-a-]  placename. quadrangle, land section, city, district, forest reserve, public fishing area, homesteads, ditch, reservoir, schools, botanic gardens, and recreation center, central Oʻahu. (PH 99.). lit.: place of noise (rough seas are said to be heard here).

wahie₁  nvi. fuel, firewood; to serve as firewood. bc [Pn(CE) *wafie, firewood] [Wahia; lāʻau e loaʻa ai ke ahi o ke kapuahi, imu, a mea like paha.]₁₄

wahie  s. Wood for burning; fuel. Oihk. 1:7. Wahie is used for fuel in distinction from laau, timber.

wahie₂  n. stroke in spear or club fighting. bc

wahī ʻea  n. any plastic film for wrapping food, as Saran Wrap. lit., plastic wrapper. FOO

wahieʻala  sandalwood (EH)

wahieala  s. Wahie and ala, odoriferous. An epithet of sandal-wood; sandal-wood. Its appropriate name is iliahi.

wahieʻekeʻeke [wahie-ʻekeʻeke]  n. upper stroke in club fighting. (RC 59)

wahī ʻeha  n. var. spelling of wahīʻeha, bandage. AltSpel ILL

wahīʻeha, wahī ʻeha  n. bandage. ILL

wahīʻeha [wahī·ʻeha]  n. band aid. ILL

wahi ʻeli  digging place (EH)

wahieokeola [wahie-o-ke-ola]  n. lignum vitae (Guaiacum officinale), a small tree from tropical America, with heavy, hard wood, useful for many purposes. The resin yields medicine and stain. The tree is also ornamental, each leaf with two or three pairs of rounded leaflets, the flowers blue and clustered, the fruits yellow and heart-shaped. (Neal 476)PLA TRE FLO ILL

wahi hakahaka  space (EH)

wahi hakina iki  morsel (EH)

wahi hana  n. workshop, place to work.

wahi hānai holoholona, wahi hānai pipi [wahi ·nai holo·holona, wahi ·nai pipi]  n. cattle ranch.

wahi hānai pipi  var. spelling of wahi hānai holoholona, cattle ranch...

wahi hihia  kink (EH)

wahi hilahila [wahi hila·hila]  n. private parts. BOD

wahi hoʻāhu ʻōpala [wahi hoʻāhu ʻō·pala]  S  n. dump, garbage pile.

wahi hoʻāhu waina  wine cellar (EH)

wahi hoʻāno  sanctuary (EH)

wahi hoʻokomoʻili kinai ahi  fire plug (EH)

wahi hoʻokū kaʻa  n. parking lot (HE)

wahi hoʻolele kiʻi  screen for projecting pictures or movies (EH)

wahi hoʻomalu [wahi hoʻo·malu]  n. shelter.

wahi hoʻomalu [wahi hoʻo·malu]  n. shelter.

wahi hoʻomalu holoholona  animal quarantine station (EH)

wahi hoʻopau pilikia [wahi hoʻo·pau pili·kia]  n. toilet, rest room.

wahi hoʻoulu mea ʻai no ka mākeke  truck farm (EH)

wahi huna  sexual part (EH)

wahi i hoʻokaʻawaleʻia  zone (EH)

wahi i hoʻopōʻino ʻia  disaster area (EH)

wahi ʻino  evil place (EH)

wahi inoa  place name

wahi inu lama  bar (for drinking) (EH)

wahī iwi  BOD

niniki wahī iwiperiosteum, i.e. the tough membrane adhering tightly to a bone

wahi kaʻawale [wahi kaʻa·wale]  n. vacant place, vacancy.

wahi kanaaho, wahi kanaho  refuge, sanctuary (EH)

wahi kanaho  var. spelling of wahi kanaaho, refuge, sanctuary

wahi kanu ʻanoʻano  seedbed (EH)

wahi kapu  sacred place, taboo place, enclosure (EH)

wahi kiaʻi  n. lookout.

wahi koho pāloka  poll (EH)

wahi kūkākūkā  consultation place (EH)

wahi kūkulu kaʻa  parking lot (EH)

Wahikuli [Wahi-kuli]  placename. land sections, gulch, ditch, State wayside park, reservoir, and housing development, Lahaina, Maui. lit.: noisy place.

wahi kū moku  n. anchorage.

wahi kupa  residence for several generations (EH)

wahi laʻa  sacred place (EH)

Wahīlauhue [Wahī-lau-hue]  placename. gulch and land section, ʻĪlio Pt. qd., north Molokaʻi. A well here (Pūnāwaikoheleʻa) which gave drinkable water is now filled in. lit.: wrap gourd leaf.

wahī lawe pepa  n. brief case.

wahī leka  n. envelope.

wahi lulu  n. shelter.

wahī makaaniani [wahī maka·ani·ani]  n. glasses case.

wahi mālama keiki  nursery (children's) (EH)

wahi mālama mea ulu  herbarium (EH)

wahi mālama pipi waiū [wahi ·lama pipi wai·ū]  n. dairy.

wahi manaʻo hoʻopuka  I have just a small comment (he...) (EH)

wahī mimiki  n. shrink-wrapping; to shrink-wrap. lit., wrapping (that) shrinks.

wahi moe  n. bed (Hal. 132.3) , place to sleep.

wahi nānā  n. lookout.

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wahine

see below...

  wahine₁ - woman, lady, wife; sister-in-law, female cousin-in-law of a man; queen in a deck of ....
      wahine ʻai honua - earth-eating woman (epithet for Pele)
      wahine hana - female servant.
      wahine hana keaka - actress
      wahine hiʻu iʻa - mermaid. lit., fish-tail woman.
      wahine hoʻāo - bride
      wahine hoʻohaʻi - coquette
      wahine hoʻokamakama - prostitute. (no equivalent in ancient times)
      wahine hoʻowahine - platonic wife, an old Hawaiian relationship. lit., pretended wife.
      wahine hula - female hula dancer
      wahine i kaʻawale aku - ex-wife (separated)
      wahine kāne make - widow. lit., woman with dead husband.
      wahine kāne ʻole - spinster, woman without a husband, single woman.
      wahine kapu - taboo woman, goddess (specifically Pele — not a woman who might not have ....
      wahine kāpulu - untidy woman, slattern.
      wahine kaua - fighting woman, woman in the armed services, Amazon.
      wahine kau lei - lei seller (female)
      wahine laikini - licensed prostitute, prostitute
      wahine lauʻauʻa - unattractive woman
      wahine lawelawe - maid (servant), stewardess, waitress
      wahine makua - older woman; older sister-in-law or female cousin-in-law of a man.
      wahine mālama hale - housewife
      wahine mālama kapa - wardrobe mistress.
      wahine male - married woman, bride, wife.
      wahine male hou - bride
      wahine male ʻole - spinster
      wahine maleʻole - miss (unmarried woman). (no equivalent to the title)
      wahine malihini - foreign woman (epithet for Pele: she came from Kahiki)
      wahine manuahi - mistress, common-law wife...
      wahine mare - var. spelling of wahine male, married woman...
      wahine moekolohe - prostitute (no equivalent in ancient times)
      wahine moekolohe wale - trollop
      wahine noho pū - mistress, common-law wife
      wahine o ka ʻaʻahu keʻokeʻo - woman of the white garment (epithet for Pele)
      wahine o ka lua - woman of the pit PH 25 (Pele)
      wahine o ka pō - wife of the night. Similar to kāne o ka pō but less common.
      wahine ʻoki male ʻia - ex-wife (divorced)
      wahine ʻole - without a wife or sweetheart; bachelor.
      wahine ʻōpio - young woman; younger sister-in-law or female cousin-in-law of a man.
      wahine pākaukau - prostitute (no equivalent in ancient times)
      wahine pānoa - woman easily taken
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          akua wahine - goddess.
          aliʻi wahine - chiefess, queen; wife (polite, not said of one's own wife or to her).
          haku wahine - wife of a chief, lady, woman of high rank; female employer or supervisor.
          hipa wahine - ewe
          hoʻokae wahine - misogyny, hatred of women. lit., despise women.
          ʻīlio wahine - bitch.
          kahuna pule wahine - priestess
          kai wahine - calm, gentle sea. lit., feminine sea.
          kamāliʻi wahine - princess (short for kama aliʻi wahine, female, chiefly child).
          kama wahine - female person, feminine gender.
          kāne wahine make - widower. lit., man [with] dead wife.
          kāula wahine - prophetess, priestess.
          kauna wahine - countess. lit., female count.
          koa wahine - female soldier, Amazon.
          kohu wahine - effeminate.
          kuene wahine - waitress, stewardess.
          kūkū wahine - grandma.
          kupuna wahine - grandmother, grandaunt, female ancestor.
          leo wahine - soprano, soprano voice, feminine voice, falsetto.
          liona wahine - lioness
          lio wahine - mare.
          maʻi wahine - female sexual part.
          mākaʻi wahine - police matron.
          makuahūnōai wahine - female cousin of parent-in-law, mother-in-law
          makua wahine - old spelling for makuahine, mother, aunt...
          mālama wahine hāpai - prenatal care. lit., take care (of) pregnant woman.
          mea wahine - married (of a man)
          meʻe wahine - heroine
          mīkana wahine - female papaya
          moa wahine - hen. lit., female chicken.
          mōʻī wahine - queen.
          moʻopuna wahine - granddaughter.
          nalo meli mōʻi wahine - queen bee.
          noho wahine - to marry, of a man; to live with a woman.
          ohi moa wahine - pullet
          piopio moa wahine - pullet
          pipi wahine - cow. lit., female beef.
          puaʻa wahine - sow.
          pūʻali kamaliʻi wahine - girl scout
          puni wahine - oversexed (of males)
          tūtū wahine - var. spelling of kūkū wahine, grandma...
          uku male a ka wahine - dowry
          wai o ka wahine - menstruation
  wahine₂ - plant names. see below.
      wahine maikaʻi - a gray lichen.
      wahine noho kula - an endemic shrub (Isodendrion hawaiiense) in the violet family, having the ....
      wahine noho mauna - an endemic fern (Adenophorus tamariscinus), with finely subdivided ....
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           ʻalaea wahine - light-red ʻalaea. lit., female ʻalaea₃.
           hala mōʻī wahine - a variety of pineapple. lit., queen pineapple.

wahine₁  nvs. woman, lady, wife; sister-in-law, female cousin-in-law of a man; queen in a deck of cards; womanliness, female, femininity; feminine; Mrs.; to have or obtain a wahine; to become a woman, as an adolescent. In some chants, as those about Pele, the word wahine has a connotation of goddess (see ex., ʻolokaʻa). cf. wāhine. bc [Pn(CE) *wafine, woman, female]MUS

A laila wahine ʻoe.Then you will have a wife. (Laie 493 [99])

hoʻowahineto behave like a woman, effeminate, feminine; to imitate the ways of a woman; to grow into womanhood; to have the manners and ways of a lady; to become a wife; to obtain a wife (rare); to take a wife

ʻIke ʻoia i ka wahine maikaʻi o Kamaile, ʻo ka hoʻowahine ihola ia.He saw the beautiful womanliness of Kamaile, [and] took her as wife. (For. 5:607)

kai wahinea gentle sea (Kep. 183)

Kamika wahine.Mrs. Smith.

kāna wahine maikaʻihis good wife

kona wahine maikaʻiher good-looking femininity

pipi wahinecow

Ua wahine ʻoe.Now you have a woman. (GP 12)

wahine  see hoʻokae.

hoʻokae wahinemisogyny, hatred of women

wahine  s. A female in distinction from kane, male. A woman; a wife. The term is applied to men and animals, and when applied to animals it merely marks the feminine gender. In grammar, ano wahine, feminine gender. Wahine, he mea ia e nani ai ke kane, he lei alii maikai no ke kane, woman, she gives honor to the man, she is a crown of beauty for the husband.

wahine₂  n. plant names. see below. bc PLA

nā wāhine  women (EH)

wāhine [·hine]  plural of wahine. (Gram. 8.1)   bc [(OC) PPn *faafine, women]

wāhinethe women

wahine ʻai honua  earth-eating woman (epithet for Pele) (EH)

wahine hana  n. female servant.

wahine hana keaka  actress (EH)

wahineheliakaea  s. The names of two goddesses.

wahine hiʻu iʻa  n. mermaid. lit., fish-tail woman. FIS

wahine hoʻāo  bride (EH)rare. 

wahine hoʻohaʻi  coquette (EH)

wahine hoʻokamakama  prostitute. (no equivalent in ancient times) (EH)

wahine hoʻowahine [wahine hoʻo·wahine]  n. platonic wife, an old Hawaiian relationship. lit., pretended wife. cf. kāne hoʻokāne.

wahine hula  n. female hula dancer (KAN)

wahine i kaʻawale aku  ex-wife (separated) (EH)

wahine kāne make  S  n. widow. lit., woman with dead husband.

wahinekanemake  s. Wahine and kane and make, dead. A woman whose husband is dead; a widow. Kanl. 16:11.

wahine kāne ʻole  n. spinster, woman without a husband, single woman.

wahine kapu  n. taboo woman, goddess (specifically Pele — not a woman who might not have sex relations, as some believe). (Nānā 200–3)

Wahinekapu [Wahine-kapu]  placename. a bluff near Kīlauea, Hawaiʻi and taboo residence of the god, Kamohoaliʻi, Pele's brother (Jarrett 32). (PH 140, 184.). lit.: sacred woman (Pele).

wahine kāpulu  n. untidy woman, slattern.

wahine kaua  n. fighting woman, woman in the armed services, Amazon.

wahine kau lei  lei seller (female) (EH)

Wahinekoa [Wahine-koa]  placename. place, Waiʻalae, Honolulu. (TM). lit.: female soldier.

wahine laikini  licensed prostitute, prostitute (EH)

wahine lauʻauʻa  unattractive woman (EH)

wahine lawelawe  maid (servant), stewardess, waitress (EH)

wahinemaikaʻi  n. var. spelling of wahine maikaʻi, a gray lichen. AltSpel PLA

wahine maikaʻi, wahinemaikaʻi [wahine mai·kaʻi]  n. a gray lichen. PLA

Wahinemakanui [Wahine-maka-nui]  placename. islet (about 0.18 acres, 40 feet elevation), Puna, Hawaiʻi. lit.: big-eyed woman.

wahine makua  n. older woman; older sister-in-law or female cousin-in-law of a man.

wahine mālama hale  housewife (EH)

wahine mālama kapa [wahine ·lama kapa]  n. wardrobe mistress.

wahine male, wahine mare  n. married woman, bride, wife.

wahine male hou  bride (EH)

wahine male ʻole  spinster (EH)

wahine maleʻole  miss (unmarried woman). (no equivalent to the title) (EH)

wahine malihini  foreign woman (epithet for Pele: she came from Kahiki) (EH)

wahine manuahi [wahine manu·ahi]  mistress, common-law wife... see manuahi, gratis, free of charge... LAW

wahinemanuahi  s. Wahine and manuahi. A kept mistress.

wahine mare  var. spelling of wahine male, married woman...

wahine moekolohe  prostitute (no equivalent in ancient times) (EH)

wahine moekolohe wale  trollop (EH)

wahine noho kula  n. an endemic shrub (Isodendrion hawaiiense) in the violet family, having the petals equal and without spurs. lit., woman dwelling [on the] plains. cf. aupaka. PLA

wahine-noho-mauna  n. var. spelling of wahine noho mauna, an endemic fern (Adenophorus tamariscinus)... AltSpel FER TRE

wahine noho mauna, wahine-noho-mauna  n. an endemic fern (Adenophorus tamariscinus), with finely subdivided narrow-elliptical fronds 10 to 40 cm long, growing on trees and on the ground. lit., mountain-dwelling woman. FER TRE

wahine noho pū  mistress, common-law wife (EH)

wahine o ka ʻaʻahu keʻokeʻo [wahine o ka ʻaʻahu keʻo-keʻo]  woman of the white garment (epithet for Pele) (EH)

wahine o ka lua  woman of the pit (PH 25) (Pele) (EH)

wahine o ka pō  n. wife of the night. Similar to kāne o ka pō but less common.

wahine ʻoki male ʻia  ex-wife (divorced) (EH)

wahine ʻole  nvs. without a wife or sweetheart; bachelor.

wahineʻōmaʻo₁ [wahineʻō·maʻo]  S  n. same as mohihihi, a vine. PLA

Wahineʻōmaʻo₂ [Wahine-ʻōmaʻo]  S   the companion of Hiʻiakaikapoliopele on her trip to Kauaʻi to fetch Lohiʻau for Pele. lit., green woman.

wahine ʻōpio [wahine ʻō·pio]  n. young woman; younger sister-in-law or female cousin-in-law of a man.

wahine pākaukau  prostitute (no equivalent in ancient times) (EH)

wahine pānoa  woman easily taken (EH)

wahinepuupaa  s. Wahine and puupaa, epithet of virginity. A virgin; virgo intacta. Puk. 22:17. Hence, purity; a state of undefilement.

wahi noho  n. dwelling place, address.

wahi noho  n. residence. also hale noho.

wahi noho kokoke  neighborhood (EH)

wahi noho like o ka poʻe  community (EH)

wahi noho o ke kanikela  consulate (EH)

wahi no nā pāʻani hoʻoikaika kino  gymnasium (EH)

wahī o waho  pod (EH)

wahi paʻa  stronghold (EH)

wahī pahi kaua  scabbard (EH)

wahipale [wahi·pale]  n. coleoptile, a first leaf of germinating grasses which forms a protective sheath around developing leaves. lit., protective covering. [+]PLA

wahi palekana  refuge (EH)

wahī pāleo [wahī ·leo]  n. record album cover. lit., record album wrapper.

wahi pana  n. legendary place, sacred place, sacred site, cultural site... .

wahī pepa  paper wrapper (EH)

wahi puhi ahi  n. crematory, incinerator.

wāhi pūniu  "skull cracking", difficult see pūniu, skull

he nīnau wāhi pūniua question that cracks the skull [a difficult question]

wahi uliuli ma ka wao one  oasis (EH)

wahi ulu o ke kī  place where grows (EH)

wahi waiho lole  n. clothes hamper.

waho  loc.n. outside, beyond, out, outer, outward, exterior (frequently preceded by particles ʻo, ma-, mai). see ex. make₁. bc [Pn(CE) *wafo, outside]

e ʻimi i ke ola mawahoseek help outside [consult a kahuna]

he make na wahodeath by outside [sorcery, not a natural death]

mawaho aku o ka poʻina nalubeyond the breakers

Mawaho aku ʻolua!Go out, you two!

mawaho o Hanaleioff Hanalei [as a ship] (FS 45)

waho  comp. prep. Out; out of; outside; outward; prefixed by o, no, ko, i, ia and ma. Gram. § 161. Ia waho, the outside. Mat. 23:25. Opposed to ia loko. Luk. 11:40. adv. Outwardly. Esek. 44:1.

wahokahua  s. Waho, outside, and kahua, foundation of a house. What is outside of a house.

waho loa  STA

hōkūhele o waho loaouter planet

hoʻohana [ hoʻo·hana]  n. session, i.e. a period of time spent in an application of a computer program. lit., using time. CMP

wā hoʻomaha  vacation (EH)

hoʻomalu [ hoʻo·malu]  n. probation, in law. lit., time (of) probation. luna hoʻomalu. probation officer. LAW

ʻO ka ʻōlelo hoʻopaʻi nōna, he ʻeono māhina ma ka hoʻomalu.His sentence was six months probation.

-wā hoʻowā [- hoʻo·wā]  to retch. see ex. haʻanou. ILL

wahu  to take without consent, as food at a feast; to ensnare, trap. (AP)

wahu  v. To take by force. Hoo. To rob; to take by force.

wahua  v. To set a snare or trap. Hoo. To insnare; to entrap. s. A snare; a trap for catching small animals.

wā huli o ke alo i luna  infancy (EH)

wahulu  same as ahulu, overcooked. FOO

wahulu  v. To bake food in the oven for a long time till it is burnt or turned yellow or black; poha ka nanu (nalu) ke wewe, o wahulu mai ka piko.

wahuwahū [wahu·wahū]  to interlock arms, as while walking. (AP)

wahuwahu  v. To lean upon a person with the arms across the shoulders. see wahu.

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wai

see below...

  wai₁ - water, liquid or liquor of any kind other than sea water, juice, sap, honey; ....
      wai ahu - pool of water.
      wai aka - water showing a reflection; name of a Nuʻuanu pool.
      wai aliʻi - chiefly water; royal liquor, gin (in Kalākaua's song, Koni au).
      wai aniani - crystal-clear water, artesian water.
      wai anuhea - tepid water, neither hot nor cold.
      wai ʻapo - water caught in a taro leaf, often used in ceremonies as it was regarded as ....
      wai au - swirling water of a current.
      wai ʻauʻau - bath water; bathing place or pool. A figurative use follows:
      wai aulia - flowing water
      wai ʻawa - poisoned or bitter water; bitter. Fig., same as poli ʻawa.
      wai ʻawaʻawa - redup. of wai ʻawa, poisoned or bitter water; bitter...
      wai ea₁ - aerated water.
      wai ea₃ - sea water used for purification. lit., water of life.
      wai ehu - spraying water.
      wai ʻeli - well water, well. lit., dug water.
      wai gula - var. spelling of wai kula, gold-colored...
      wai hālana - flood.
      wai hāloʻaloʻa - rapids, as in a river. lit., turbulent water.
      wai hānai - small well from which brackish water was taken and poured into shallow pools called ....
      wai hau - ice water.
      wai hī - water oozing as from a precipice or trickling down. lit., purging water.
      wai hili - water obtained by shaking the dew or rain drops from the leaves of plants or trees, ....
      wai hōʻaʻala - toilet water, liquid spice, scented extract. lit., liquid that perfumes. perfume.
      wai hoʻāno - Holy water.
      wai hoʻenoenoe - intoxicant
      wai honua - groundwater. lit., earth water.
      wai hoʻoheheʻe - digestive juice.
      wai hoʻohui - water color.
      wai hoʻomaʻemaʻe - disinfectant; any kind of cleaning liquid, cleansing liquid, liquid soap.
      wai hoʻomalule - intoxicant
      wai hū - gushing spring, overflowing water.
      wai hua - water-drop caught as in a taro leaf, much liked for purification and ....
      wai hua ʻai - punch (fruit beverage); juice
      wai huaʻai ʻalani - orange juice
      wai huikala - water for purification.
      wai ʻihi - sacred blood, as of royalty. Fig., prominent, royal.
      wai ʻili honua - surface water. lit., earth-surface water. also wai ʻili.
      wai inu - drinking water, potable water.
      wai kahe - see uila wai kahe, hydroelectricity; hydroelectric...
      wai kahi - united, of one dye.
      wai kai - brackish or salty water.
      wai kai - salty water.
      wai kāʻili ao - intoxicant
      wai keʻokeʻo - leucorrhea. lit., white liquid.
      wai kī - water in which tea has been brewed, tea.
      wai kō₁ - water with a strong current.
      wai kō₂ - sugary water.
      wai koʻana waiū paka - buttermilk.
      wai koʻana waiūpaka - var. spelling of wai koʻana waiū paka, buttermilk.
      wai kōī - cataract, i.e. steep rapids in a large river. lit., water flowing with force.
      wai kōʻieʻie - run, as in a stream. lit., rushing water.
      wai koko - plasma. lit., blood fluid. also palasema.
      wai Kolona - cologne
      wai kū - see wai hānai, small well...
      wai kula - gold-colored.
      wai lāʻau₁ - sap of plants.
      wai lāʻau₂ - liquid medicine.
      wai lani - rain water, especially as used for medicine and purification.
      wai laulau - water carried in folded taro leaves.
      wai lemi - lemon juice, lemonade, limeade.
      wai lemi - lemonade.
      wai lohia - sparkling water
      wai Lūkini - perfume. lit., Russian liquor, so-called because musk was obtained from Russians in ....
      wai lūkini - var. spelling of wai Lūkini, perfume.
      wai mānalo - potable water
      wai māpuna - spring water
      wai mea ʻino - slop.
      wai meli - honey. lit., bee liquor.
      wai mimi - urine.
      wai minelala - mineral water
      wai momona - soda water, sweet water.
      wai niu - coconut water or cream (the distinction was not clear; cf. kai niu, wailewa).
      wai nui - a large flow of water; excessive flow of saliva; to flow in great quantities, juicy.
      wai ʻōhiʻa - juice or cider of mountain apples; cider in general; tomato juice.
      wai o ka niu - coconut water or cream
      wai o ka wahine - menstruation
      wai o ke kāne - semen
      wai ʻona - intoxicating liquor or spirits.
      wai ʻono - honey, sweet liquid.
      wai paʻakai - salty water, brine.
      wai paʻakai paʻapūhia - brine, i.e. a concentrated solution of salt or ocean water. lit., concentrated salt ....
      wai pahū - spouting water, geyser.
      wai paihī - waterfall trickling, as down a cliff
      wai paʻipaʻi - mixed liquid, solution, or drink of any kind (lama paʻipaʻi is ....
      wai paipu - tap water. lit., pipe water.
      wai piʻi - rising water, overflow of water, flood (Ier. 46.7); to flow, overflow.
      wai piʻipiʻi - charged water, bubbling water.
      wai piʻipiʻi - mineral or sparkling water.
      wai pilopilo - polluted water
      wai pipiʻi - var. spelling of wai piʻipiʻi, charged water...
      wai piula - water from a faucet.
      wai pua - honey from flowers.
      wai pua - nectar, i.e. sweet liquid secreted by the nectaries of a plant. lit., flower liquid.
      wai puhia - wind-blown water or spray, as of a waterfall; name of the "upside-down" waterfall in ....
      wai puna - spring water. Fig., a sweetheart.
      wai puna hoa ʻinau - sweetheart
      wai puna pilopilo - polluted water
      wai pūʻolo - water in leaves, as of taro, that could be carried; coconut water. lit., ....
      wai pūʻolo i ka lau lāʻau - an ancient name for ice. lit., water in a package of tree leaves, so called because ....
      wai ua - rain water.
      wai ua - rain water.
      wai ʻula - red liquid, blood, menstrual flow; rain runoff red with soil.
      wai ʻumelauoho - capillary water.
      wai wela - see puale wai wela, hydrothermal vent...
      wai welawela - warm or hot spring.
      wai wiliau - side pool, as in a stream. lit., pool (that) moves in eddies.
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          ʻahaʻaina pī wai - feast given principally to break the monotony of country life; those instigating the ....
          ʻāina kumu wai - watershed, i.e. an area from which water drains. lit., water source land.
          ʻalaʻala wai nui₁ - all species of Peperomia, small native succulent forest herbs, related to ....
          ʻalaʻala wai nui₂ - a small weedy herb (Plectranthus parviflorus), in the mint family. This name ....
          alani wai - a low native shrub (Pelea waialealae), found only on high, wet parts of Kauaʻi.
          ana kaumaha wai - hydrometer. lit., water weight gauge.
          ana wai - water meter.
          ʻau hoʻokuʻu wai o ka lua - toilet handle (preceded by ke). also ʻau hoʻokuʻu.
          ʻau kī wai - faucet handle (preceded by ke).
          ʻehu wai - spray from water.
          ʻeke wai lāʻau - intravenous bag.
          ʻeke wai wela - hot-water bag.
          hano wai - same as hue wai, gourd water container, water bottle...
          hau hele wai - a kind of hau hele shrub.
          hā wai - water trough or pipe, aqueduct, flume. rain gutter HE
          hā wai lawe ʻino - var. spelling of hā wai laweʻino, sewerage pipes, sewage system.
          hā wai laweʻino - sewerage pipes, sewage system.
          heʻe wai - to water ski. lit., slide (on) water.
          hiʻona wai - body of water; water form or feature, as a lake, pond, river, etc., in geography. ....
          holo kele wai - runoff, as water running from the land into the sea. lit., muddy flow.
          honohono wai - same as honohono₂, the wandering Jew or dayflower...
          hoʻokahekahe wai - irrigation, to irrigate, to water. also same as naʻinaʻi mimi ....
          hoʻokahe wai - to irrigate. lit., to irrigate (with) water.
          hoʻokele wai - to water.
          hoʻomānalo wai kai - to desalinate, desalinize salty water. lit., remove saltiness (of) sea water.
          hoʻowela wai - see pahu hoʻowela wai, water heater...
          hue wai - gourd water container, water bottle.
          hue wai pūʻali - gourd water container with constriction about the middle.
          hue wai pueo - water gourd shaped like an hourglass. lit., owl water gourd.
          huila wai - water wheel, windmill.
          huki wai - to draw water; one who draws water.
          huna wai - drop of water, spray, mist.
          iho wai - descent of water, as a stream.
          ikāna wai - bank of a stream.
          ilina wai - place where a stream goes underground.
          ʻili omo wai - suction tube.
          ʻiole poʻo wai - introduced large rat, probably Norway rat. lit., water-source rat.
          kaʻa wai - vehicle carrying water, fire engine.
          kahekahe wai - same as naʻinaʻi mimi, contest in urinating by small boys...
          kahena wai - stream bed. also papakū kahawai, papakū.
          kahu wai - one in charge of water rights and division, water master.
          kala wai - see limu kalawai, algae...
          kāohi wai hālana - flood control. lit, control floods.
          kapu wai - washtub, water tub.
          kāwele wai - to mop or wipe with wet cloth or water.
          kele wai - thin, as watery poi; muddy, as water. hoʻo.kele wai To use much water in ....
          keʻokeʻo wai - bleached muslin.
          kikī wai - to shoot water with a hose or water pistol, to hose. cf. hoʻokahe wai to ....
          kini wai - canteen (water container)
          kiʻo wai - pool of water, water hydrant, water hole, fountain (Mele 4.12); to settle, as water.
          kiʻo wai - pool of water, as in a stream.
          kiʻo wai wailele - plunge pool. lit., waterfall pool.
          kī wai - faucet. (preceded by ke).
          koʻana wai - small pool from which most of the water has evaporated.
          komo ʻole ka wai - waterproof
          kope wai - fresh (undried) coffee beans
          kula hoʻowela wai - water heater.
          kula wai - watering trough, water source.
          kulu wai - drop of water
          kumu wai - source of a stream, spring.
          lāʻau wai hamo - lotion
          lahalaha wai - broad puddle, pool.
          lākiō paʻapū wai - specific gravity, relative gravity. lit., water density ratio.
          lani wai - similar to lemi wai, a water lemon (Passiflora foetida). Niʻihau.
          lapa wai - agitated fresh water, rippling water, cascading water; shining water, as in the ....
          lau wai - stream or pond full of water; many streams: abundance of water.
          lawe wai - a great flow of water; water carrier; water-borne.
          lele wai - to purge, cleanse, purify with water of purification.
          lemi wai - a kind of water lemon, sweet granadilla (Passiflora ligularis), a passion ....
          lilo i ka wai - washout
          loke wai kāhuli - a kind of rose, red on the outside of the flower and pink in the center; used for ....
          loko wai - fresh-water pond or lake; fountain.
          lole wai - laundry washed and dried but not starched or ironed. lit., water clothes.
          lua hoʻokiʻo wai - cistern.
          luna wai - water master, one in charge of water distribution.
          maiʻa wai mūhea - an ancient variety of Hawaiian banana. lit., insipid water banana.
          maka wai - watery-eyed; eyes welling with tears; tender-eyed.
          make wai - thirst; thirsty.
          maloʻo wale ka wai - evaporate
          malo wai - a loincloth wet in fresh water; it was taboo to appear in a chief's presence in such ....
          māno wai - Fig., heart and circulatory system; source of water and of life.
          mea ulu wai nui - succulent
          melekule wai kāhuli - an ornamental gaillardia (Gaillardia pulchella) from the United States ....
          moana wai - fresh-water lake; sea.
          nele wai - anhydrous, i.e. without water. lit., lack water.
          ninini wai - to water
          nuku wai - stream mouth.
          ʻōhāhā wai nui - same as ʻōhā kēpau, a native lobelia, a shrub or small tree
          ʻōhā wai - same as ʻōhā, native lobelias.
          ʻōhā wai nui - a native lobelia (Clerimontia arborescens), similar to ʻōhā kēpau.
          ʻohe wai - water pipe, hose; bamboo water container.
          ʻolo wai - gourd water container.
          ʻōmaka wai - stream source, headlands.
          omo i ka wai - absorbent
          one wai - sand near outlet of fresh-water springs; pokipoki, sand crabs, are said to ....
          ʻono wai - thirsty; to crave water.
          ʻopi wai - stream embankment.
          ʻōʻū holo wai - Kauaʻi ʻākepa (Loxops coccinea caeruleirostris), a bird.
          pahapaha wai - a sea lettuce (Ulva sp.) with narrow frond. Found where sea and fresh water meet.
          paheʻe wai - water slide; to go on a water slide (Slip ʻnʻ Slide).
          pahu hoʻowela wai - water heater. lit., tank (for) heating water.
          pahu wai - water barrel, tank.
          pahu wai kaʻa - radiator (automobile).
          paipu omo wai - drain. Niʻihau.
          paipu wai - fire hydrant. water pipe KAN
          pākaukau wai - water table, as used in preschools.
          palena ū wai - field capacity, for holding water. lit., water-soaked limit.
          pale wai - breakwater.
          pani wai - dam, sluice, levee, dike.
          papa wai - water table, in geology. lit., water stratum.
          papa wai kau luna - water lens, in geology. lit., water layer placed on top.
          pauma wai - water pump.
          pā wai - water dish (preceded by ke).
          pena kuapapa wai - water-base paint.
          pena wai - watercolor. lit., water paint.
          pika wai - water pitcher.
          pīpī wai - to percolate, ooze, of water; to sprinkle water.
          piula wai - faucet, water tap, hydrant. lit., water metal.
          piula wai - fire hydrant.
          pī wai - to sprinkle water.
          pī wai anuhea - sweet pea (Lathyrus odoratus). lit., cool, fragrant pea.
          pōhāhā wai - bubble. lit., water bursting.
          pōhaku hoʻopaʻa wai - caprock, in geology. lit., rock (which) plugs water.
          poʻi wai - basin (container)
          poʻi wai holoi - washbasin, finger bowl. lit., water container for washing.
          polo wai - water polo.
          pōnaha wai - small, circular water pool.
          pono wai - water rights.
          poʻo wai - water source or head, dam.
          puale wai wela - hydrothermal vent...
          pūʻali inu wai - temperance league. lit., water drinking host.
          pukana wai - source of water, especially from the ground.
          puka wai - water outlet; eye of a coconut.
          pū kikī wai - var. spelling of pū kīkī wai, water gun...
          pū kīkī wai - var. spelling of pū kī wai, water gun...
          pū kī wai - water gun, squirt gun. lit., gun shooting water.
          pū wai - water gun, squirt gun.
          uahi wai - mist, spray, steam. lit., liquid spray.
          uila wai kahe - hydroelectricity; hydroelectric. lit., electricity (from) flowing water.
          ukuhina wai - a dip of water
          ʻuku wai - daphnia. lit., water flea.
          ʻumi wai - to flush, of a toilet.
          ū wai - water-soaked, soggy.
          wale wai - slimy with saliva. Fig., to talk too much.
  Wai₂ - place names beginning with Wai-, river, stream.
  wai₃ - grain in stone.
  wai₄ - to retain, place, leave, remain, earn, deposit (see more common waiho, ....
      wai ea₂ - small house at the entrance of a heiau temple, where the ceremonial cord ....
      wai ʻūlili - to fix firmly.
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          hale wai - prison, jail. lit., house [for] retention.
          hale wai ea - see wai ea₂, small house at the entrance of a heiau temple...
  wai₅ - who, whom, whose, what (animate antecedents).
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          ʻo wai - see wai, who.
  wai₆ - type of house with thatch purlins separated by a width of two fingers.

wai₁  nvs.
  • water, liquid or liquor of any kind other than sea water, juice, sap, honey;
  • liquids discharged from the body, as blood, semen;
  • color, dye, pattern;
  • to flow, like water, fluid.
 
bc [(MP) PPn *wai, fresh water]FLO

E wai kahi ka pono i mānalo.Better sweeten with a single color. [unity to find serenity]

hoʻokahi wai ʻo ka likethe sameness of a single dye [unity]

Hoʻolana i ka wai ke ola.Life floats on water. [near death]

I wai noʻu.Give me some water. [let's have a contest or fight] (ON 1264)

Komo wai ē ʻia.Foreign liquid has entered [of a child conceived by other than the married husband].

Koni au, koni au i ka wai, koni au i ka wai huʻihuʻi.I throb, I throb for liquor, I am eager for cool liquor. (song)

Paʻihi ʻoe , lilo i ka wai, ʻaʻohe ʻike iho i ka hoa mua.Well-adorned are you, carried to water. [wealth], not knowing former friends (ON 2574)

ua hewa i ka waigreat quantities of water

Wai ihola ke koko.The blood flowed.

wai o ka lehualehua flower honey

wai o ka wahinemenstruation or other discharge

wai o kaunuthrilling discharges of love

wai o ke kānesemen

wai  n. water. dic. . see ana kaumaha wai, pena kuapapa wai, pena wai. FLO

ʻāina kumu waiwatershed, i.e. an area from which water drains

nele waianhydrous, i.e. without water. cf. ʻanahaidaraside

papa kānāwai wai o ka mokuʻāinastate water code

wai  s. A general name for what is liquid; fresh water in distinction from kai, salt water; wai maka, tears; wai kahe, running water; wai u, milk; wai eleele, ink; wai hooluu, dye; wai puna, spring water, &c. see the compounds.

Wai₂  n. place names beginning with Wai-, river, stream.

Waiʻehā.The four waters, a poetic name for Wailuku, Waiehu, Waiheʻe and Waikapū, Maui. (ON 2300)

wai₃  n. grain in stone. bc

wai₄  vi. to retain, place, leave, remain, earn, deposit (see more common waiho, waihona, waiwai, and less common wailana, waina₂, wai ʻūlili). bc PCP *wai.

hale waiprison

wai₅, ai  interr. pronoun. who, whom, whose, what (animate antecedents). (Gram. 8.5)   bc [(MP) PPn *hai, who?]

wai ʻoe i kamaʻilio ai?To whom did you speak?

wai kaʻa kēlā?Whose car is that?

wai, wai?Whose?

Na wai i ʻōlelo iāʻoe e hele malaila?Who told you to go there?

Na wai?By whom?

No wai?For or in honor of whom?

ʻO wai ia?Who is he? (angrily) Who does he think he is?

ʻO wai kou inoa?What is your name?

ʻO wai!Who?

wai  inter. pron Who? It refers only to persons or to the names of persons or things. see the forms in the paradigm, Gram. § 156–158.

wai₆  n. type of house with thatch purlins separated by a width of two fingers. (For. 5:645) bc

wai  placename. 'Fresh water of any kind, stream, river'. Four places on Maui beginning with Wai- are famous in song: Waiehu, Waiheʻe,Waikapū, Wailuku.

waʻi  vi. Kauaʻi. same as wāhi, to break, end FIS

Lāwaʻiday to end [fishing taboo] (place name)

waia₁  nvs. disgraced; shame, dishonor. [Ka hilahila loa ma muli o kekahi ʻōlelo a hana hewa loa paha. Ka hilahila ma muli o kekahi hewa a hana maikaʻi ʻole paha.],₁₃

hoʻowaiato disgrace, put to shame

Waia nohoʻi ka inoa o ka ʻohana.The name of the family is disgraced.

waia  adj. Strong and bad smelling; stinking; foul; filthy; polluted.

Waia₂  n. name of a star. STA

Waia₃  a son of Hāloa noted for corruption and sin. lit., dishonor. see waia. (Malo 244-246)

wa iʻa  season of abundant fish (EH)

wāiʻa  n. season in which fish are numerous. FIS

waiʻaʻa  same as wai ʻaʻapu, water in a leaf...

waiʻaʻapu  rare var. of wai ʻapo, water in a leaf...

Waiʻaha [Wai-ʻaha]  placename. forest reserve and stream, Kailua qd., Hawaiʻi. A heiau kālua ua (to stop rain or to get rain) called Maʻo (green) was destroyed here when a road was built. lit.: gathering water.

Waiahewahewa [Wai-a-Hewahewa]  placename. gulch and stream, Airport qd., south Molokaʻi. lit.: water of Hewahewa.

Waiāhole [Wai-āhole]  placename. land division, camp, ditch, tunnel, forest reserve, homesteads, elementary school, stream, village, and beach park, Waikāne qd., Oʻahu. lit.: mature āhole (a fish) water.

Waiahoʻokalo [Wai-a-hoʻokalo]  placename. gulch, Hālawa qd., north Molokaʻi.

waiahu [wai·ahu]  same as waiehu, a file... TOO

wai ahu  n. pool of water.

Waiahuakua [Wai-ahu-akua]  placename. valley and stream, Hanalei district, northwest Kauaʻi.

Waiʻahukini [Wai-ʻAhukini]  placename. lava-tube shelter and pool, formerly called Wai-o-ʻAhukini, on the Kona side of South Point, Hawaiʻi, studied by Bishop Museum archaeologists, 1967–1968; they believed it was occupied by fishermen between A.D.750 and 1250 or 1350. Fishhooks found there are similar to those in the Marquesas. see Kāʻilikiʻi. lit.: water [of] ʻAhukini (a supernatural woman).

waiahulu  s. Wai and ahulu, reddish; dirty. Water of a muddy color; dirtyish red water.

Waiahulu  placename. stream, Waimea district, Kauaʻi. (FS 242.)

wai aka  n. water showing a reflection; name of a Nuʻuanu pool.

Waiaka [Wai-aka]  placename. spring and pool on the windward side of Nuʻuanu Pali, Oʻahu, famous for its clear reflections; now called Waikilokohe and Kawaikilokanaka. lit.: reflection water or shadowy water.

Waiʻaka [Wai-ʻaka]  placename. land divisions, town, and gulch, Waipiʻo qd., Hawaiʻi. Road and place, Mōʻiliʻili, Honolulu. (TM). lit.: laughing water.

Waiakaʻalalā [Wai-a-ka-ʻalalā]  placename. spring, Kaʻū, Hawaiʻi, said to have been discovered by Hawaiian crows after the 1907 lava flow. lit.: water [found] by the crow.

Waiakaʻea [Wai-a-ka-ʻea]  placename. pond and land division, Puna, Hawaiʻi. lit.: water [used] by the turtle.

Waiakaʻīlio [Wai-a-ka-ʻīlio]  placename. bay, Kohala qd., Hawaiʻi. Land section, Kaunakakai qd., Molokaʻi. lit.: water [used] by the dog.

Waiakalaʻe [Wai-a-ka-laʻe]  placename. gulch, Kaunakakai qd., Molokaʻi. see Kalaʻe. lit.: water of the clearness.

Waiakamilo [Wai-a-ka-milo]  placename. road and former land section, Kalihi Kai, Honolulu. lit.: water of the milo tree.

Waiakamoi [Wai-a-ka-moi]  placename. watershed, Keʻanae qd., Maui. lit.: water [acquired] by the threadfish.

Waiakanaloa [Wai-a-Kanaloa]  placename. a wet cave at Hāʻena, Hanalei district, Kauaʻi. (UL 249.). lit.: water [used, made] by Kanaloa.

Waiakanapō [Wai-a-Kanapō]  placename. coastal area, ʻĪlio Pt. qd., Molokaʻi. lit.: water of Kanapō (perhaps the name of a person or place).

Waiakāne [Wai-a-Kāne]  placename. gulch, Airport qd.; south Molokaʻi, where a spring, below high tide, is said to have been made by Kāne and Kanaloa (Summers 65); spring, Kaunakakai qd., north Molokaʻi. Old name for Waikāne, Oʻahu. lit.: water [made] by Kāne.

Waiakapuhi [Wai-a-ka-puhi]  placename. islet (0.1 acres, 40 feet elevation), Makawao, Maui. lit.: water [used] by the eel.

waiākea [wai·ā·kea]  same as lehua keʻokeʻo, a taro. TAR

Waiākea [Wai-ākea]  placename. village and land section, Makuʻu qd.; land section and camp, Humuʻula qd.; land section, Hilo suburb, bay (another name is Byron's Bay), park (see Mahohuli), fishpond, forest reserve, mill, plantation, stream, and school, Hilo qd., Hawaiʻi. A legendary man, 'Ulu (breadfruit), lived here. He died of starvation and was buried near a running spring. Next morning a breadfruit tree laden with fruit was found there, ending the famine. see Kanukuokamanu, Mokuola. (HM 98; PH 27; UL 60.) The tidal wave of 1960 greatly damaged the Hilo suburb of Waiākea. lit.: broad waters.

Waiakeakua [Wai-a-ke-akua]  placename. stream and gulch, Honolua qd., Maui. stream, Hālawa qd., Molokaʻi. waterfall and stream, Mānoa Valley, Honolulu (said to be on the east side of the valley). lit.: water [used] by the god. (Kāne₂ and Kanaloa₁, after making Punahou spring, came to this pool. A goddess, Kāmehaʻikana— alternate name for Haumea— flirted with them. Her servant tried to stop her and was turned to stone. Kāne₂ left his footprint on the stone at the pool's edge.)

waiʻakika  n. acid.

Waiakoa [Wai-a-koa]  placename. land division, village, road, gulch, and homesteads, Puʻuokali qd., Maui. lit.: water [used] by warrior.

Waiakoaʻe [Wai-a-koaʻe]  placename. diving pool, Kalihi Stream, Honolulu. (Ii 45). lit.: water [used] by tropicbird.

Waiʻākōlea [Wai-ʻākōlea]  placename. pond at Kalapana, Puna, Hawaiʻi. lit.: fern water.

waiakua [wai·akua]  vs. distant, aloof, unsociable, exclusive, as of a chief too high to mingle with others. lit., godly blood.

Waiakuilani [Wai-a-kuilani]  placename. gulch, Kamalō qd., south Molokaʻi.

waiʻala  n. perfume, cologne, toilet water. lit., fragrant liquid.

Waiʻalae [Wai-ʻalae]  placename. stream, falls, and mountain (3,600 feet high), Waimea district, Kauaʻi. Mountain (1,357 feet high), section 39 (map 6), country club, school, and avenue, Honolulu, said to be named for a spring. lit.: mudhen water.

Waiʻalae Iki [Wai-ʻalae uki]  placename. residential development area (the old name is Wiliwilinui) and playground, Honolulu. lit.: small Waiʻalae.

Waiʻalae Nui [Wai-ʻalae nui]  placename. land division and gulch, Honolulu. lit.: large Waiʻalae.

Waiʻalalā [Wai-ʻalalā]  placename. spring near Kalaʻe, Molokaʻi. lit.: screaming water.

Waialapaʻi [Wai-Alapaʻi]  placename. gulch, Hālawa qd., Molokaʻi, perhaps named for Alapaʻi, a Hawaiʻi chief who assisted Molokaʻi against invaders from Oʻahu.

Waiʻale [Wai-ʻale]  placename. reservoirs and drive, Wailuku qd.; gulch, Kilohana qd., Maui. lit.: rippling water.

Waiʻaleʻale  n. name of the highest mountain on Kauaʻi.

waiʻaleʻale  n. rippling water, artesian water.

waialeale  s. Wai, water, and aleale (see ale), to ripple; to disturb, as the surface of water. The name of a spring or fountain on or near the top of the highest mountain on Kauai.

Waialeale  The name of the mountain above mentioned. see the mele. Aloha Waialeale

waialeale  Ke kuahiwi a Kauai.

Waiʻaleʻale [Wai-ʻaleʻale]  placename. land section, Waipiʻo qd., Hawaiʻi. Highest mountain on Kauaʻi (5,080 feet), with a mean annual rainfall of 476 inches. (PH 109); (UL 40). lit.: rippling water or overflowing water.

Waialeʻe  placename. land section, gulch, station, and beach, Kahuku qd., Oʻahu.

Waiʻaleʻia [Wai-ʻale-ʻia]  placename. valley and stream just east of Kalaupapa peninsula, Molokaʻi. lit.: gulped water.

waiali  s. The place assigned to the king when he speaks on public affairs.

waialialia  s. Wai and alialia, a hard, smooth surface. Water reflecting light.

wai aliʻi  n. chiefly water; royal liquor, gin (in Kalākaua's song, Koni au).

Waialua [Wai-a-lua]  placename. land division, peak, village, and valley, Hālawa qd., Molokaʻi (sometimes spelled Wailua). Mill, town, railroad, bay, beach park, recreation center, district, golf course, reservoir, and elementary and high schools, Haleʻiwa qd.; plantation camp, Puʻukapu qd., northwest Oʻahu. (PH 99).

Waiʻamaʻu [Wai-ʻamaʻu]  placename. same as Manini, Kona, Hawaiʻi. lit.: fern water.

Waiʻanae [Wai-ʻanae]  placename. quadrangle, mountain range, land division, town, valley, school, district, and homesteads, Oʻahu. A lizard goddess named Pūhāwai (water hollow) once lived inland at a place called Pūhā; she stole a woman's husband; the wind god, Makanikeoe, restored him to her. (PH 161). lit.: mullet water.

Waiʻanae Kai [Wai-ʻanae Kai]  placename. land division and forest reserve, Kaʻena qd., Oʻahu. lit.: seaward Waiʻanae.

Waiʻānapanapa [Wai-ʻānapanapa]  placename. lakes (6,800 feet elevation), Hāna Forest Reserve, Nāhiku qd.; State park and caves, Hāna qd., Maui. A cruel chief, Kaʻakea, suspected his wife, Pōpōʻalaea (ball of ocherous earth), of having an affair with her younger brother. The wife hid in a cave, but the shadow of the kāhili waved by the attendant betrayed their hiding place, and Kaʻakea killed them both. On the night of Kū₁₀, the water in the pool is said to run red. (HM 381). lit.: glistening water.

waianiani [wai·ani·ani]  n. a variety of Molokaʻi sweet potato. SWP

wai aniani [wai ani·ani]  n. crystal-clear water, artesian water.

Waianiu [Wai-a-niu]  placename. same as Waiʻōniu. lit.: water for coconut.

Waianu [Wai-anu]  placename. land section and stream, Waiāhole, Oʻahu. lit.: cold water.

Waiānuenue [Wai-ānuenue]  placename. old name for Rainbow Falls, Hilo, Hawaiʻi. lit.: rainbow [seen in] water.

waianuhea [wai·anu·hea]  same as anuhea, cool, soft fragrance, as of upland forests; sweetness; to be cool, fragrant, and sweet... see pī waianuhea. [Ka ʻoluʻolu a i ʻole ka huʻihuʻi maikaʻi o ka makani. Ka ʻoluʻolu a huʻihuʻi maikaʻi o ke ea.],,₁₀

hoʻowaianuheato cool, make fragrant and cool

Na ka Maʻaʻa i hoʻowaianuhea ā ʻolu wale.Cooled by the Maʻaʻa wind so as to be pleasant.

waianuhea ke ʻala o ka ʻawapuhithe cool fragrance of ginger

wai anuhea [wai anu·hea]  n. tepid water, neither hot nor cold.

Waianui [Wai-a-nui]  placename. gulch, Kaunakakai qd., north Molokaʻi. lit.: very big water.

Waianukole [Wai-anu-kole]  placename. coastal area, Lahaina qd., Maui. lit.: red [with] cold water.

waianuʻukole [waia·nuʻu·kole]  n. name of a soft porous stone, as used in medicine or for octopus sinkers. (Malo 19)rare. ILL FIS STO

waianuukole  s. Name of a species of soft porous stone.

Waiaooli [Wai-a-o-oli]  placename. gulch, Airport qd., south Molokaʻi.

Waiapele [Wai-a-Pele]  placename. old name for Green Lake, Makuʻu qd.; bay, Pāhala, Kaʻū, Hawaiʻi. A pair of twins whispered during a thunderstorm (taboo at the time) and were turned into stones; the male twin, Pōhaku-o-Hanalei, is on the ridge west of the bay, and the female twin, Pōhaku-o-Lēkia, on the opposite ridge. lit.: water [made] by Pele.

wai ʻapo  n. water caught in a taro leaf, often used in ceremonies as it was regarded as pure in not having touched the ground. fig., a beloved mate, spouse. lit., caught water. TAR

waiapo  s. Water of a dirty reddish color; he waiapo, he wainao, he wai me he kukae hao la; water of the color of iron rust.

Waiapuaʻa [Wai-a-puaʻa]  placename. valley, south central Niʻihau. lit.: water of [the] pig.

Waiʻāpuka [Wai-ʻāpuka]  placename. pond near the highway, Lāʻie, Oʻahu, formerly containing a secret cave where Lāʻieikawai was hidden as an infant until maturity so that her father would not kill her, as he had vowed to do. lit.: water coming out.

waiapuni [wai·apuni]  n. hydrosphere. SCI

wai au  n. swirling water of a current.

waiau  s. Wai and au, current. A place where water runs continually; water where one can always bathe.

Waiau [Wai-au]  placename. lake (13,020 feet elevation) near the summit of Mauna Kea, Hawaiʻi. Streams, Waimea district, Kauaʻi, and Hilo qd., Hawaiʻi. Land division and village, Waipahu qd.; place, Makiki, Honolulu, Oʻahu. lit.: swirling water.

wai ʻauʻau  n. bath water; bathing place or pool. A figurative use follows:

He wai ʻauʻau ia nona.It was like bath water for him. [of heroes dodging spears or engaged in fights; the hail of spears is as pleasant as splashing water] (ON 973, FS 51)

waiauau  s. Wai and auau, to bathe. A pool; a bathing place. Ioan. 5:2.

Waiʻauia [Wai-ʻauia]  placename. land area, Kailua, Oʻahu. lit.: water diverted.

wai aulia  flowing water (EH)

Waiawa [Wai-awa]  placename. land division, ditch, and stream, Wahiawā, Waipahu, and Waikāne qds., Oʻahu. lit.: milkfish water.

waiʻawa  nvs. var. spelling of wai ʻawa, poisoned or bitter water; bitter. Fig., same as poli ʻawa. AltSpel

wai ʻawa, waiʻawa  nvs. poisoned or bitter water; bitter. fig., same as poli ʻawa.

waiʻawaʻawa  var. spelling of wai ʻawaʻawa, poisoned or bitter water; bitter... AltSpel

wai ʻawaʻawa, waiʻawaʻawa  redup. of wai ʻawa, poisoned or bitter water; bitter...

Imua ē pōkiʻi ā inu i ka wai ʻawaʻawa.Forward, young ones, and drink the bitter water. [exhortation of Kamehameha to his warriors at the battle of ʻĪao; i.e., face danger!]. (ON 1237)

Waiʻawaʻawa [Wai-ʻawaʻawa]  placename. site of reservoir, Kawaihau district, and land section, Waimea district, Kauaʻi. (FS 244). lit.: bitter water.

waiawī, waiwi [wai·awī]  n. the yellow strawberry guava (Psidium cattleianum f. lucidum), a small tree, like the waiawī ʻulaʻula in many ways but bearing larger, yellow fruit. (Neal 634)PLA TRE

waiawī ʻulaʻula [wai·awī ʻulaʻula]  n. the purple strawberry guava (Psidium cattleianum), a small tree from Brazil, with smooth bark, smooth, shiny, obovate leaves about 5 cm long. The purplish-red fruit is round, about 2.5 cm in diameter, and has white pulp, good to eat raw or made into jam or jelly, tasting like strawberries. (Neal 633–4)PLA TRE

waidala  var. spelling of waikālā, quicksilver...

wai ea₁  n. aerated water.

wai ea₂  n. small house at the entrance of a heiau temple, where the ceremonial cord (ʻaha) was stretched. (Malo 162)

waiea  s. Name of a class of heiaus.

wai ea₃  n. sea water used for purification. lit., water of life.

waiehu [wai·ehu]  n. a file; formerly a rough stone used to grind and polish. TOO STO

wai ehu  n. spraying water.

waiehu [wai·ehu]  n. file, the tool. cf. apuapu. TOO

waiehu makaliʻifine-cut file

waiehu  s. A file or rough stone; any substance that will grind or polish iron.

Waiehu [Wai-ehu]  placename. point and stream, Honomū qd., Hawaiʻi. land division, point, streams, village, beach, park, and golf course, Wailuku qd., Maui. peak, point, coastal area, and waterfalls, Kamalō qd., north Molokaʻi. lit.: water spray.

waiʻele₁  n. black tapa dye; tapa so dyed. TAP

waiele  s. Wai and ele, dark colored. A dye for cloth or kapa.

waiʻele₂  vt. to drug fish with ʻauhuhu. FIS

waiele  v. To poison or intoxicate fish; to catch fish by making them numb.

waiʻeleʻele₁  n. black dye. COL

waiʻeleʻele₂  n. ink.

waieleele  s. Wai and eleele, black. lit. Black water, i. e., ink. see inika.

waiʻeleʻele₃  n. a dark-skinned person.

waieli  s. The place assigned to the king when he speaks on public affairs. s. see waiali.

wai ʻeli  n. well water, well. lit., dug water. [PPn *wai-keli, well, water-hole]

Waiʻeli [Wai-ʻeli]  placename. hill, ʻĪlio Pt. qd., south Molokaʻi, covering about one-half square mile. Stearns and Macdonald, 1947:24. street, Kāhala, Oʻahu. lit.: dug water. (On some maps the Molokaʻi hill is spelled Waiele.)

wai gula  var. spelling of wai kula, gold-colored...

waihā [wai·]  n. water upon which the breath () of the priest has been expelled in order to impart mana; to give mana by breathing upon an image or person; to request earnestly in prayer. see ex. waipā.

waiha  v. To desire or request of the gods, as in prayer; pela ka'u waiha aku ame ka'u waipa aku ia oe e ke akua.

waihae [wai·hae]  n. agricultural land term commonly used in the 1840s, especially on Maui; meaning unknown.

wā i hala  ago, past time, past tense (EH)

wai hālana [wai ·lana]  n. flood.

kāohi wai hālanaflood control

kūkala makaʻala wai hālanaflood watch

kūkala pōʻino wai hālanaflood warning

Waihali [Wai-hali]  placename. gulch, Kahakuloa qd., Maui. lit.: fetch water.

wai hāloʻaloʻa [wai ·loʻa·loʻa]  n. rapids, as in a river. lit., turbulent water.

wai hānai [wai ·nai]  n. small well from which brackish water was taken and poured into shallow pools called wai kū; this water later was placed into shallower pools and allowed to evaporate, leaving the salt. Kauaʻi.

Waihānau [Wai-hānau]  placename. stream and valley, Kalaupapa peninsula, Molokaʻi (some-times misspelled Waiahānau). lit.: birth water.

wai hau  n. ice water.

waihau₁ [wai·hau]  n. a heiau where hogs, bananas, and coconuts were sacrificed, but not human beings; a heiau for moʻo spirits. BAN CN

waihau₂ [wai·hau]  nvt. a small, tight bundle; to do up in such a bundle. rare. 

waihau  s. A round heap; a bundle done up in small compass; a bundle done up again smaller than before. v. To do over again; to tie up anew, as a bundle; to compress into smaller compass.

waihauna  s. Wai and hauna, bad smelling. Water that has been used for different purposes, as washing fish and other matter offensive to the smell.

Waiheʻe [Wai-heʻe]  placename. land section, village, school, canal, point, reef, river, sugar company, farm, trail, park, canyon, and water tunnels, Wailuku qd., Maui. Land section and stream, Kāneʻohe and Waikāne qds.; old name for Waimea Falls, Waimea; street, Kalihi Uka, Honolulu, Oʻahu. lit.: squid liquid. (A mute, Keaka-o-Kū, the shadow of Kū, was told that his speech would be restored if he went to Kahiki to be married. On the way he was attacked by a huge squid which he killed and threw to Kahaluʻu, Oʻahu. Slime flowed over the land; hence the name. (Sterling and Summers 5:64))

wai hī  n. water oozing as from a precipice or trickling down. lit., purging water.

waihi  s. Wai and hi, to flow down. A cataract; a cascade; a waterfall. see wailele.

Waihī [Wai-]  placename. one of several streams originating in the high Koʻolau mountains behind Mānoa Valley, and debouching near or at Mānoa Falls, Honolulu. lit.: trickling water.

wāʻihi  short for wai ʻihi, sacred blood...

Waihiʻi [Wai-hiʻi]  placename. stream, Kaunakakai qd., north Molokaʻi; gulch and pipeline, Airport qd., Molokaʻi. lit.: lifted water.

Waihilahila [Wai-hilahila]  placename. fishpond, Hālawa qd., south Molokaʻi. lit.: bashful water.

Waihīlau [Wai--lau]  placename. stream, Waipiʻo qd., Hawaiʻi. lit.: many trickling waters (as on a cliff face).

wai hili  n. water obtained by shaking the dew or rain drops from the leaves of plants or trees, as was said to have been done in dry areas. lit., hit water. WIN PLA TRE

Waihiʻumalu [Wai-hiʻu-malu]  placename. falls (400-foot cascade), Kīpahulu qd., Maui.

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waiho
(coalescence of wai₄, to retain, place, leave, remain, earn, deposit, and ....

see below...

  waiho ʻai - fast (not eat)
  waiho akaaka - to lie or place in full view; easily seen, obvious.
  waiho aku - exclude
  waiho ʻana - resignation
  waiho ʻana o ka ʻāina - lay of the land
  waiho ʻaoʻao - lie on the side
  waiho helahela ʻana - panoramic view
  waiho huikau - disarrange
  waiho ʻia - entrusted
  waiho i kahi moe - bedridden
  waiho inoa - see hāpai inoa, to nominate...
  waiho kāhela - to lie widespread before one.
  waiho kapakahi - disarrange
  waiho loa - to abandon completely, give up.
  waiho mahiʻole - var. spelling of waiho mahi ʻole, to lie fallow.
  waiho mahi ʻole - to lie fallow.
  waiho maʻi - to lie sick, remain sick.
  waiho mālie - overlook, condone
  waiho nā iwi - fig. expression for death
  waiho ola - to spare the life, to remain living.
  waiho wale - to leave without reason; to leave about carelessly; to set aside as useless; to ....
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      kaha waiho - a series of dots written under a word or words which have been lined out to show ....
      keʻena waiho - closet.
      lumi waiho pā - pantry. lit., room for leaving plates.
      lumi waiho ukana - storeroom. lit., room to leave goods.
      pahu waiho lole - clothes chest or trunk.
      pahu waiho puke - bookcase
      wahi waiho lole - clothes hamper.

waiho  nvt. (coalescence of wai₄, to retain, place, leave, remain, earn, deposit, and the directional iho.)
  • to leave, a leaving, lay or put down, remain;
  • place before, present, refer, submit, place in nomination, file, deposit, depository, etc.
  • set aside, exclude, to table, as a motion; omit, abandon,
  • evacuate,
  • abdicate, quit, resign,
  • desist, cease, stop,
 
. cf. palapala waiho ʻoihana, waihona, waiho wale. (Gram. 2.7)   bc [Pn(CE) *waifo, leave, lay down, place]

ʻAʻole au e waiho iāʻoe, e ʻeha ana ʻoe iaʻu.I won't spare you, I will inflict punishment on you.

hoʻowaihoto leave, abandon, ignore, shun; to expose or leave naked

ka waiho helahela mai o Koʻolauthe panoramic view of the Koʻolaus

ʻo ka waiho ʻana o ka ʻāinathe lay of the land (old land claim)

ʻO ka waiho haʻahaʻa ʻana aku.Respectfully submitting.

Ua hoʻowaiho maila ia ka pōkiʻi.He shunned the younger brother.

Ua pani ʻia ka waiho ʻana aʻe i inoa.The nominations were closed.

waiho ʻaito fast

Waiho akula ʻoia i kāna puʻupuʻu.He laid to with his fists.

waiho ʻaoʻaoto lie on the side; heeled over, as a ship

waiho i kahi moelie sick in bed, bedridden

waiho ʻialeft, entrusted

waiho maketo be left as though dead; to be faint; unconscious

waiho  vt. to file, as files in a file cabinet. also hoʻokomo.

vt. to leave as is, no change, as in a computer program. CMP PRF

kaha waihoa series of dots written under a word or words which have been lined out to show that no change should be made from the original, in proof-reading; stet

n. spread, as data on a graph, in math.

ka waiho o ka ʻikepilidata spread

waiho  v. To lay or set down a thing; to lay on, as one in striking. Laieik. 44, 45. To place or set aside; to let remain. To leave off doing a thing; to quit; to stop; to let alone; to leave unhurt. To set aside or lay up for future use; e waiho wale, to set aside as void or useless. To give up or offer up, as one's life; to trust or commit to another. To carry away to a certain place. To leave; to pass by. Puk. 12:13. To give, afford or suggest an idea or expression to another; to put a word into another's mouth. Nah. 23:5. Ewaiho imua, to set before one. Kanl. 11:26.

waihoa [wai·hoa]  pas/imp. of waiho.

waihoa  v. see waiho. To lay down; to put down a thing; to give up.

wai hōʻaʻala  n. toilet water, liquid spice, scented extract. lit., liquid that perfumes. perfume.

waiho ʻai  fast (not eat) (EH)

waiho akaaka, waihokāka [waiho akaaka, waiho·kāka]  vt. to lie or place in full view; easily seen, obvious.

waiho aku  exclude (EH)

waiho ʻana  resignation (EH)

waiho ʻana o ka ʻāina  lay of the land (EH)

wai hoʻāno  n. Holy water.

waiho ʻaoʻao  lie on the side (EH)

waihoʻaoʻao  to heel, as a ship (EH)

wai hoʻenoenoe  intoxicant (EH)

waiho helahela ʻana  panoramic view (EH)

Waihohonu [Wai-hohonu]  placename. hill and stream, Kōloa district, Kauaʻi. A "hole" here was formed when a kupua hero, Palila, felled a forest of trees with a single stroke (HM 414–415). lit.: deep water.

waiho huikau  disarrange (EH)

Waihoʻi [Wai-hoʻi]  placename. valley, Hāna qd., Maui. lit.: returning water.

waiho ʻia  entrusted (EH)

waiho i kahi moe  bedridden (EH)

waiho inoa  see hāpai inoa, to nominate...

waiho kāhela [waiho ·hela]  vi. to lie widespread before one.

waihokāka  var. spelling of waiho akaaka, to lie or place in full view...

waiho kapakahi  disarrange (EH)

waiho loa  vt. to abandon completely, give up.

waiholomoku [wai·holo·moku]  n. flood.

Ua kahe nohoʻi ka waiholomoku.The waters have gone over. (Hal. 124.5)

waiholomoku  s. Wai and holomoku, ship swimming. A great or deep flood so that a vessel might swim. Hal. 124:5.

waiho mahiʻole  vi. var. spelling of waiho mahi ʻole, to lie fallow. AltSpel

waiho mahi ʻole, waiho mahiʻole  S  vi. to lie fallow.

waiho maʻi  vi. to lie sick, remain sick.

waiho mālie  overlook, condone (EH)

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waihona
depository, closet, cabinet, vault, file, receptacle, savings, place for laying up ....

see below...

  waihona ʻāina - position of the land, lay of the land, position of the earth, landscape, panorama, ....
  waihona ʻāina - topography. Also hiʻona ʻāina, ka moe ʻana o ka ʻāina.
  waihona buke - var. spelling of waihona puke, library...
  waihona dala - var. spelling of waihona kālā, treasury...
  waihona hoʻāhu - storage cabinet.
  waihona hoʻomanaʻo - memory.
  waihona hoʻonanea - playroom, parlor; private rooms of the captain of a ship.
  waihona ʻike - memory, as in a computer program. lit., knowledge repository.
  waihona ipu - cupboard, place to keep food containers; bases supporting bath basins in Solomon's ....
  waihona kālā - treasury, money depository, fund; fiscal. lit., dollar depository.
  waihona kālā kūmau - endowment fund.
  waihona keiki - womb.
  waihona kini - cupboard for canned food.
  waihona kōkua hoʻonaʻauao - scholarship (student aid)
  waihona kukui - candlestick, lamp stand.
  waihona kupapaʻu - burial vault.
  waihona lāʻau lapaʻau - medicine cabinet. lit., cabinet (for) medicine.
  waihona lako kaua - arsenal, arms depository. lit., war goods depository.
  waihona lānahu - coalbin.
  waihona lole - clothes closet.
  waihona makau - fishhook container
  waihona mea hana - tool chest
  waihona mea laʻa - place for sacred objects; treasure.
  waihona mea maʻi - medicine cabinet
  waihona mea pāʻani - toy chest, toy box. lit., receptacle (for) toys.
  waihona meli - honeycomb.
  waihona moni - place for keeping money, treasury.
  waihona noʻonoʻo - mind, mentality.
  waihona ō - endowment fund. lit., fund (which) endures.
  waihona pā - cupboard for dishes
  waihona pāiki - locker. lit., satchel cabinet.
  waihona pā ipu - cupboard.
  waihona palapala kahiko - archives. lit., depository of ancient documents.
  waihona panakō - bank account, depository.
  waihona pepa - file cabinet. lit., receptacle (for) paper. also pahu waihona, pahu waihona pepa.
  waihona puke - library.
  Waihona Puke Kaumokuʻāina - Library of Congress. lit., national library.
  waihona waiwai - treasury, depository for goods, property; treasurer.
  waihona waiwai - see pahu waihona waiwai, treasure chest...
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      hale waihona puke - library
      kahu waihona puke - librarian
      kāleka waihona puke - library card
      mālama waihona puke - librarian.
      mea mālama waihona puke - librarian.
      pahu waihona - chest of drawers, cabinet, bureau.
      pahu waihona pepa - file cabinet. lit., container (for) paper files. also pahu waihona, waihona pepa.
      pahu waihona waiwai - treasure chest. lit., chest (for) storing valuables.
      papa kuhi waihona - directory, of computer files. lit., list pointing out files.

waihona [wai·hona]  nvs. depository, closet, cabinet, vault, file, receptacle, savings, place for laying up things in safe-keeping; internal organs of the body, funds, treasury; fiscal. (wai₄ + iho, directional, + -na, nominalizer.) Numerous types of waihona are listed below. bc

hale waihona pukelibrary

hana waihona kālāfiscal service

waihona nui o ka Teritorigeneral fund of the Territory

waihona o ka naʻauaorepository of learning [a learned person]

waihona [wai·hona]  n. file, as in a computer program. folder (KAN). cf. wahī. see papa kuhi waihona, poʻo pāʻālua. CMP

hulu waihonafile format

loulou waihonafile link

peleleu waihonafile extension

waihona maholaexpanded file

waihona papaʻabackup file

n. account, as in a bank.

waihona hoʻāhu kālāsavings account

waihona hoʻoliloexpense account

waihona kākicharge account, credit account

waihona kālābank account

waihona kīkoʻochecking account

waihona  s. Waiho and ana, participial termination, a laying together. A place for laying up things for safe keeping; the things are designated by the qualifying term.

waihona ʻāina [wai·hona ʻāina]  n. position of the land, lay of the land, position of the earth, landscape, panorama, scenery, topography.

waihona ʻāina [wai·hona ʻāina]  n. topography. Also hiʻona ʻāina, ka moe ʻana o ka ʻāina. [+]

waihona buke  var. spelling of waihona puke, library...

waihona dala  var. spelling of waihona kālā, treasury...

waihonadala  s. Waihona and dala (Eng.), coin, dollars, &c. A treasury; a depository of money. see waihonakala.

waihona hoʻāhu [wai·hona hoʻāhu]  S  n. storage cabinet. cf. lumi hoʻāhu.

waihona hoʻomanaʻo [wai·hona hoʻo·manaʻo]  n. memory.

waihona hoʻonanea [wai·hona hoʻo·nanea]  n. playroom, parlor; private rooms of the captain of a ship.

waihonaʻike [wai·honaʻike]  n. intelligence.

waihona ʻike [wai·hona ʻike]  n. memory, as in a computer program. lit., knowledge repository.

ʻEhia ka nui o ka waihona ʻike kaʻawale o kēia kamepiula?How much available memory is there on this computer?

waihona ʻike keuextended memory

waihona ʻike māhuahuaexpanded memory

waihona ʻike paʻalokobuilt-in memory

waihona ipu [wai·hona ipu]  n. cupboard, place to keep food containers; bases supporting bath basins in Solomon's temple. (1 Nal. 7.35)

waihonaipu  s. Waihona and ipu, cup. A base of a pillar. 1 Nal. 7:35.

waiho nā iwi  fig. expression for death (EH)

waihona kālā, waihona dala [wai·hona ·]  n. treasury, money depository, fund; fiscal. lit., dollar depository. see ex. kūpilikiʻi.

waihonakala  s. Waihona and kala, money; silver. A treasury; a place where money is laid up. Luke 21:1. see waihonadala.

waihona kālā kūmau [wai·hona · ·mau]  n. endowment fund. also waihona ō. FIN

waihona keiki [wai·hona keiki]  n. womb.

waihona kini [wai·hona pāiki]  n. cupboard for canned food. (NKE)

waihona kōkua hoʻonaʻauao  scholarship (student aid) (EH)

waihona kukui [wai·hona kukui]  n. candlestick, lamp stand.

waihona kukui gulacandlesticks of gold (1-Oihn. 28.15)

waihonakukui  s. Waihona and kukui, light. A candlestick; a lamp stand. 1 Oihl. 28:15.

waihona kupapaʻu [wai·hona kupa·paʻu]  n. burial vault.

waihona lāʻau lapaʻau [wai·hona ·ʻau lapa·ʻau]  n. medicine cabinet. lit., cabinet (for) medicine. ILL

waihona lako kaua [wai·hona lako kaua]  n. arsenal, arms depository. lit., war goods depository.

waihona lānahu [wai·hona ·nahu]  n. coalbin.

waihona lole  n. clothes closet. (KAN)

waihona makau  fishhook container (EH)

waihona mea hana  n. tool chest (KAN)

waihona mea laʻa [wai·hona mea laʻa]  n. place for sacred objects; treasure. (Neh. 7.70)

waihonamealaa  s. Waihona and mea laa, consecrated things. A place for sacred things; a treasury of things consecrated to sacred purposes. Neh. 7:70, 71. So also in the ancient temples of Hawaii.

waihona mea maʻi  n. medicine cabinet (KAN)

waihona mea pāʻani [wai·hona mea ·ʻani]  n. toy chest, toy box. lit., receptacle (for) toys. also pahu mea pāʻani. SPO

waihona meli [wai·hona meli]  n. honeycomb. (1 Sam. 14.27) INS FOO

waihonameli  s. Waihona and meli (Lat. mel), honey. A honey-comb; a depository of honey. 1 Sam. 14:27.

waihona moni [wai·hona moni]  n. place for keeping money, treasury. rare. 

waihonamoni  s. Waihona and moni (Eng.), money. A place for keeping money; a treasury. see waihonadala.

waihona noʻonoʻo [wai·hona noʻo·noʻo]  n. mind, mentality.

waihona ō [wai·hona ō]  n. endowment fund. lit., fund (which) endures. also waihona kālā kūmau. FIN

waihonaʻōpala [wai·honaʻō·pala]  n. dump, garbage container.

waihona pā [wai·hona pāiki]  n. cupboard for dishes (NKE)

waihona pāiki [wai·hona pāiki]  n. locker. lit., satchel cabinet. also pahu laka.

waihona pā ipu [wai·hona ipu]  n. cupboard.

waihona palapala kahiko [wai·hona pala·pala kahiko]  S  n. archives. lit., depository of ancient documents.

waihona panakō [wai·hona pana·]  n. bank account, depository.

waihona pepa [wai·hona pepa]  n. file cabinet. lit., receptacle (for) paper. also pahu waihona, pahu waihona pepa.

waihona puke, waihona buke [wai·hona puke]  n. library.

Waihona Puke Kaumokuʻāina [wai·hona puke kau·moku·ʻāina]  n. Library of Congress. lit., national library. [+]

waihona waiwai [wai·hona wai·wai]  n. treasury, depository for goods, property; treasurer. (2 Oihn. 5.1)

waihona waiwai [wai·hona wai·wai]  see pahu waihona waiwai, treasure chest...

waihonawaiwai  s. Waihona and waiwai, property. A treasury or depository of goods or property. 2 Oihl. 5:1. The treasurer, the person who oversees the property of a nation or community.

wai honua  n. groundwater. lit., earth water.

wai hoʻoheheʻe [wai hoʻo·heheʻe]  S  n. digestive juice. BOD

wai hoʻohui [wai hoʻo·hui]  nvs. water color.

waiho ola  v. to spare the life, to remain living.

waihoʻoluʻu [wai·hoʻo·luʻu]  S  n.v. color, dye, coloring liquid; to impart scent. FLO COL

He aha ka waihoʻoluʻu o kēlā pua?What is the color of that flower?

paʻa i ka waihoʻoluʻudyed, colored

waihooluu  s. Wai and hooluu, to dye. Water for coloring; a dye.

waihoʻoluʻu hui kea [wai·hoʻo·luʻu hui kea]  S  n. additive color, i.e. one of the primary colors (red, blue, green) which, when added together, produce white light. lit., color (which) combines white. COL

wai hoʻomaʻemaʻe [wai hoʻo·maʻe·maʻe]  n. disinfectant; any kind of cleaning liquid, cleansing liquid, liquid soap.

wai hoʻomalule  intoxicant (EH)

wā i hope lilo  distant time (EH)

Waihou [Wai-hou]  placename. street, ʻĀina Haina, Honolulu. (TM). lit.: new water.

waiho wale  vt. to leave without reason; to leave about carelessly; to set aside as useless; to neglect, to expose to view.

lumi waiho waleroom left unused

Mai waiho wale i puke o lilo i ka ʻaihue.Don't just leave your book around or a thief will take it.

wai hū  n. gushing spring, overflowing water.

wai hua  n. water-drop caught as in a taro leaf, much liked for purification and medicine, as it has not touched the earth. also called wai ʻapo. TAR ILL

wai hua ʻai, wai huaʻai  punch (fruit beverage); juice (EH)

wai huaʻai ʻalaniorange juice (KAN)

wai huaʻai ʻalani  n. orange juice (KAN)

Waihūaalapaʻi [Wai--a-Alapaʻi]  placename. land section, Kamalō qd., south Molokaʻi. lit.: swollen waters of Alapaʻi. (Alapaʻi was a Hawaiʻi chief who aided Molokaʻi forces in their struggle against Oʻahu invaders.)

wai huikala [wai hui·kala]  n. water for purification.

Waihuna [Wai-huna]  placename. hill on the east side of Mahana, Airport qd., Molokaʻi. lit.: hidden water.

wai ʻihi  n. sacred blood, as of royalty. fig., prominent, royal.

waiiki [wai·iki]  n. a kidney disease that impedes urination. lit., little water. ILL

waiiki  s. A medicine used in the sickness called haikala. A medicine made of ipu awaawa for injections. see waiki.

wai ʻili honua  n. surface water. lit., earth-surface water. also wai ʻili.

Waiʻilikahi [Wai-ʻili-kahi]  placename. stream, Waipiʻo qd., Hawaiʻi. lit.: water [with] single surface.

wai inu  n. drinking water, potable water.

Waiinu [Wai-inu]  placename. road, Wailuku qd., West Maui. lit.: drink water.

Waikā [Wai-]  placename. land section, Waimea, Hawaiʻi. (For a song, see Elbert and Mahoe 52.) Kōloa Reservoir, Kauaʻi (pronounced Wai-tā). lit.: cleared water.

Waikahalulu [Wai-ka-halulu]  placename. gulch, Mauna Kea, Hawaiʻi. Bay, south Kahoʻolawe. Diving pool and waterfall, Nuʻuanu Stream; the present waterfront area between Fort and Richards streets, formerly a reef that was filled in when the harbor was dredged in the early 1850s (Kuy. 2:20–23); lane, Nuʻuanu, Honolulu. (Ii 63.) see Kilohana. lit.: water [of] the roaring.

waikahe [wai·kahe]  nvi. stream (Hal. 124.4) ; to flow, overflow, as a stream. lit., flowing water. see ex. mokuhia. bc [PPn *wai-tafe, stream, river]

waikahe nuitorrent

wai kahe  see uila wai kahe, hydroelectricity; hydroelectric...

waikahe  s. Wai and kahe, to flow. Running water; a stream. Hal. 124:4. A flood. Isa. 59:19. v. To flow; to overflow with water; waikahe ka aina. Laieik. 163.

Waikahe [Wai-kahe]  placename. place, Kalihi Kai, Honolulu. lit.: stream.

Waikahekahe [Wai-kahekahe]  placename. land section, Hilo qd., Puna district, Hawaiʻi.

Waikahekahe Iki [Wai-kahekahe iki]  placename. land section, Makuʻu and Puna qds., Hawaiʻi.

Waikahekahe Nui [Wai-kahekahe nui]  placename. land section, Makuʻu qd., Hawaiʻi.

waikahe nui  torrent (EH)

wai kahi  vs. united, of one dye.

Hoʻomoe wai kahi ke kāoʻo.Forward together in unity. ["Let's all travel together like water flowing in one direction"] (ON 1102)

waikāhuli  n. var. spelling of wāikāhuli₁, a calliopsis (Coreopsis tinctoria)... AltSpel PLA FLO

wāikāhuli₁, waikāhuli [wāi·kāhuli]  n. a calliopsis (Coreopsis tinctoria), an annual ornamental herb, in the daisy family, from central United States, the ray flowers yellow with dark-red at the base. lit., change [of] color. (Neal 842)PLA FLO

wāikāhuli₂ [wāi·kāhuli]  see see aloalo, hibiscus.

wāikāhuli₃ [wāi·kāhuli]  see melekule wai kāhuli.

wai kai  n. brackish or salty water.

wai kai  n. salty water. see wai paʻakai paʻapūhia.

hoʻomānalo wai kaito desalinate/desalinize salty water

waikai  s. Wai and kai, sea. Brackish water; any saltish fluid.

wai kāʻili ao  intoxicant (EH)

Waikaiua [Wai-ka-Iua]  placename. land division and fishpond, Kāneʻohe, Oʻahu. lit.: water [of] the lua fighter or of the pit.

waikakaa  s. Name of a waterfall on kauai one hundred and fifty feet in height.

Waikakalaua [Wai-kakala-ua]  placename. land section and stream, Waikāne, Wahiawā, and Waipahu qds., Oʻahu. lit.: water rough [in] rain.

Waikakulu [Wai-kakulu]  placename. land section, Hālawa qd., south Molokaʻi.

Waikākuʻu  placename. village, Hōnaunau qd., Hawaiʻi.

waikālā, waidala [wai··]  nvs. quicksilver, mercury; silver, silver-colored. lit., silver liquid. COL

Waikaloa [Wai-ka-loa]  placename. stream, Waipiʻo qd., Hawaiʻi. lit.: water [of] the length.

Waikamoi [Wai-ka-moi]  placename. land section, stream, and ridge trail, Keʻanae qd., Maui. lit.: water [of] the moi taro.

waikanaka [wai·kanaka]  vs. having ways of ordinary folk. lit., human pattern. rare. 

Waikanaloa [Wai-Kanaloa]  placename. wet cave, Hanalei, Kauaʻi. Same as Waiakanaloa. lit.: Kanaloaʻs water.

Waikāne [Wai-Kāne]  placename. village, quadrangle, land division, and stream, Oʻahu. (Ii 93.). lit.: Kāne's water (old name was Waiakāne).

Waikapalaʻe [Wai-ka-palaʻe]  placename. wet cave, Hanalei, Kauaʻi, Same as Waiokapalaʻe. lit.: water [of] the lace fern.

Waikapū [Wai-ka-]  placename. land section, village, ditch, stream, park, sugar company, water tunnels, valley, Wailuku qd., Maui. lit.: water [of] the conch. (A conch in a cave here could be heard everywhere in the Hawaiian Islands until it was stolen by a supernatural dog, Puapualenalena, yellow tail feathers.)

Waikapuna [Wai-ka-puna]  placename. bay, Honuʻapo qd., Ka'ū, Hawaiʻi. There are springs here below sea level and on shore. In one story, a beneficent shark god, Kealiʻikau-o-Kaʻū (the placed god of Kaʻū) married a girl here and she gave birth to a kindly green shark. A stone in the sea here was called Pōhakuwaʻuwaʻuʻili (skin-scratching stone). A boy or girl would take a sweetheart from elsewhere to this stone and scratch his or her skin so that others would know that he or she was taken. lit.: water [of] the spring.

waikaua₁ [wai·kaua]  n. a war temple.

waikaua  adj. Epithet of a robe used in war; no ke alii ai moku ia aahu ula, oia no kona kapa waikaua; also of a heiau; he heiau waikaua ia na ke alii nui.

waikaua₂ [wai·kaua]  same as waiwai kaua, war goods, spoils...

Waikaumalo [Wai-kau-malo]  placename. land section, park, and stream, Honomū qd., Hawaiʻi. lit.: placing loincloth water.

waikea [wai·kea]  n. juice of fresh kukui nuts, as mixed with fresh or brackish water and used as an enema. lit., white liquid. ILL

waikea  s. Eight fresh kukui nuts burned in water.

Waikeʻekeʻe [Wai-keʻekeʻe]  placename. stream, Waikāne, Oʻahu. lit.: crooked water.

waikekē [wai·kekē]  same as wekekē, whiskey.

Waikele [Wai-kele]  placename. land section, stream, and park, Waipahu qd., Oʻahu. lit.: muddy water.

wai keʻokeʻo [wai keʻo·keʻo]  n. leucorrhea. lit., white liquid. ILL

waikeokeo  s. Wai and keokeo, white. The fluor albus, a disease of females.

wai kī  n. water in which tea has been brewed, tea.

waikī₁ [wai·]  n. gun. see pōhaku waikī, bullets... rare.  [ʻōlelo kahiko no ka pū.]₁₄

waiki  The ball anciently made of stone and projected from a squirt-gun; hai mai, ua make o Kapupuu i ka waiki, he said that Kapupuu was killed by the waiki, i. e., the wad or ball of the gun. No ka puka o ka waiki a kakou i lohe ai, he mea kani, the whizzing of the ball was heard. Ua lohe mua ia he mea kani ka waiki, we had heard before that the waiki (ball of the gun) made a noise. NOTE.—Hawaiians supposed at first that the sound of a gun (kani pu) had some effect in the execution.

waikī₂ [wai·]  n. enema of a concoction consisting of the juice of the poisonous gourd, water, salt, and other matter, drastic and painful. cf. the more mild waikea. ILL

waiki  s. Wai, water, and ki, to shoot, as a gun. A medicine made of ipu awaawa for injections.

waikī₃ [wai·]  n. gonorrhea, of males; painful urination, perhaps due to cystitis. rare. ILL

koko waikīblood discharge in urine

waiki  The gonorrhea. see ulehilo.

waikī₄ [wai·]  n. one whose father was a chief but whose mother was not, a term of contempt. cf. ʻahunāliʻi. rare. 

waiki  s. The epithet of a person whose father was a chief and his mother not. see kulu.

waiki  The sharp end or point of a thing; applied to the welau ule.

Waikiʻi [Wai-kiʻi]  placename. village, quadrangle, and gulch, north central Hawaiʻi. A spring here was believed formed when a legendary hero, Kamiki, carried water in a calabash from another spring (Kawaihū-a-Kāne, the hidden water of Kāne). lit.: fetched water.

Waikīkī [Wai-kī·kī]  n. place name used as a direction marker in Honolulu. lit., spouting water.

ma ka ʻaoʻao Waikīkīon the Waikīkī side

placename. section 31 of Honolulu (map 6), beach, park, elementary school, and tennis center, Honolulu. lit.: spouting water (said to be named for swamps later drained to form Ala Wai Canal; also the name of a chiefess [PH 173]).

Waikilokohe [Wai-kilo-kohe]  placename. same as Kawaikilokohe. lit.: water [for] spying on vaginas. Also called Waiaka .

Waikina [Wai-kina]  placename. gulch, Paʻuwela, East Maui. lit.: persistent water.

Waikini  n. San Joaquin. G

wai kō₁  n. water with a strong current.

wai kō₂  n. sugary water.

Waikoaʻe [Wai-koaʻe]  placename. place and former land section, Kalihi Kai, Honolulu. lit.: tropicbird water.

Waikoali [Wai-koali]  placename. stream, northwest Kauaʻi. lit.: morning-glory water.

wai koʻana waiūpaka  n. var. spelling of wai koʻana waiū paka, buttermilk. AltSpel

wai koʻana waiū paka, wai koʻana waiūpaka [wai koʻana wai·ū paka]  n. buttermilk.

wai kōī [wai ·ī]  n. cataract, i.e. steep rapids in a large river. lit., water flowing with force.

wai kōʻieʻie [wai ·ʻie·ʻie]  n. run, as in a stream. lit., rushing water.

waikōʻihi [wai·kōʻihi]  n. waterspout. cf. waipuʻilani.

wai koko  n. plasma. lit., blood fluid. also palasema. BOD

Waikoko [Wai-koko]  placename. stream and land section, Hanalei district, Kauaʻi. lit.: blood water.

Waikoloa [Wai-koloa]  placename. land section, development area, and stream, Puako and Waikiʻi qds.; land section, stream, and hill (2,800 feet high), Waipiʻo qd.; ponds, Humʻula qd., Hawaiʻi. lit.: duck water. (This may be Waikoloa, the name of a wind.)

Waikōloa [Wai--loa]  n. cold wind associated with Mt. Kaʻala, Oʻahu, and the nearby place of the same name. (FS 282)WIN

Waikōloa [Wai--loa]  placename. gulch near Schofield Barracks, Oʻahu. (FS 278.) Also, the name of a cold northwest wind (FS 282). lit.: water pulling far.

Waikoloa Iki [Wai-koloa iki]  placename. land division, Waipiʻo qd., Hawaiʻi. lit.: small Waikoloa.

wai Kolona  cologne (EH)

Waikolu [Wai-kolu]  placename. stream, Honomū qd., Hawaiʻi. Valley, land division, and stream, Kamalō qd., Molokaʻi. A 5.5-mile water tunnel commencing in the north fork of Kaunakakai gulch ends on the western side of Waikolu valley; the breach-through was made in 1960. In 1969 between 2 and 28 million gallons of water a day passed through into a 1.4-billion-gallon reservoir at Kualapuʻu (Summers 25). Way, Waikīkī, Honolulu, named for the three waters emptying into Waikīkī before the Ala Wai Canal was dug (TM). lit.: three waters.

Waikomo [Wai-komo]  placename. stream, Kōloa district, Kauaʻi. The sleeping forms of the gods Kāne and Kanaloa are said to be imprinted at Mauhili pool in this stream (HM 65). Part of Mākuabeach, Kaʻena qd., Oʻahu. lit.: entering water.

waikoʻolihilihi [wai·koʻo·lihi·lihi]  n. tears that seem to cling to eyelashes. lit., liquid supporting eyelashes. Poetic.

Waikoʻolihilihi [Wai-koʻo-lihilihi]  placename. pool at Puna, Hawaiʻi. lit.: water supporting eye-lashes. (Lehua flowers were fastened on reeds here in honor of visiting chiefs; when they kneeled to drink, the blossoms touched their eyelashes. The last royal person to visit here was Keohokālole, mother of Kalākaua and Liliʻuokalani.)

waikū [wai·]  same as nae waikū, asthma... (For. 6:451) ILL

wai kū  see wai hānai, small well...

Waikūʻauhoe [Wai-kūʻau-hoe]  placename. trickling waterfall (wai hī) on a cliff of the Nāpali coast, Kauaʻi. Fishermen placed their paddle handles (kūʻau hoe) against the cliff and drank the trickling water.

Mai ke kai kuwā e ana i ka ulu hala o Keaʻau ā ka ʻāina kāʻili o lalo o Waikūʻauhoe.From the noisy sea murmuring to the pandanus groves of Keaʻau to the land that snatches away the sun at Waikūʻauhoe.

wai kula, wai gula  vs. gold-colored. COL

waikūlonoʻakoʻakoʻa [wai··lonoʻakoʻa·koʻa]  n. an old name for syphilis. ILL

waikulu [wai·kulu]  n. alcohol.

Waikulu [Wai-kulu]  placename. land section, Honolua qd., Maui. lit.: trickling water.

Waikuna [Wai-kuna]  placename. pool in the Wailuku River above Rainbow Falls, Hilo, Hawaiʻi, believed the home of Kuna (freshwater eel), a moʻo who tried to kill Māui's mother, Hina, who lived in a cave below the falls. Kuna threw a rock to dam the river and drown Hina. Hina called to Māui for help; he poured hot water into Kuna's home. They fought and Kuna was beaten to death and thrown over Rainbow Falls. (Westervelt, n.d.:100.). lit.: eel water.

waikūoa [wai··oa]  n. dart, as for war. rare. 

waila  n. gram. predicate (comment) stating existence, e.g. aia 'there be'... see poke waila. (PHG)

wai lāʻau₁  n. sap of plants. PLA

wai lāʻau₂  n. liquid medicine. ILL

wailana₁ [wai·lana]  nvs. calm, quiet, as the sea; still water.

wailana  s. Wai and lana, to float. Still, calm water; a quiet place in the ocean.

wailana₂ [wai·lana]  nvs. banished, as for unworthy conduct; exile. (perhaps wai₄, to leave, + -lana, nominalizer) (Gram. 6.6.2)  

wailana [wai·lana]  vt. to expatriate, i.e. banish someone from their homeland. cf. kākupu, kolo kākupu.[+]

No kona mau hewa i hana ai, ua wailana aku makaʻāinana i ko lākou aliʻi ʻālunu; ʻaʻole loa ʻo ia e hoʻi mai!For the wrongs he had committed, the people expatriated their greedy chief; he was never to return.

wailana  v. Wai and lana, to float. To cast out, as an evil person from society; to banish; to reject as unworthy of confidence. A state of banishment from society. One cast out for bad conduct.

wailana₃ [wai·lana]  n. a prayer uttered to free a taboo period.

Wailana [Wai-lana]  placename. gulch, Hālawa qd., Molokaʻi. lit.: floating water.

wailana mālie  still waters (EH)

wai lani  n. rain water, especially as used for medicine and purification. cf. wai hua. WIN ILL

Wailani [Wai-lani]  placename. road, Pacific Heights, Honolulu. lit.: heavenly water.

Wailau [Wai-lau]  n. place names on Hawaiʻi, Kauaʻi, and Molokaʻi.

wailau₁ [wai·lau]  n. large leaf bundles of food, as poi, for carrying. POI

wailau  s. A bundle of food (poi) done up for carrying; a pai-ai.

wailau₂ [wai·lau]  n. an ancient variety of tapa. (For. 5:112) TAP

Wailau [Wai-lau]  placename. land section, Honuʻapo and Pāhala qds., Hawaiʻi. Valley, Waimea district, Kauaʻi. Valley, land division, trail, former village, and stream, Kamalō qd., north Molokaʻi. In Ka Nupepa Kuokoa of August 2, 1912, are listed many place names along the trail from Pūkoʻo, Molokaʻi, up over the mountain and down to the bottom of Wailau Valley. lit.: many waters.

wai laulau [wai lau·lau]  n. water carried in folded taro leaves. TAR

Wailea [Wai-Lea]  placename. land areas, Honomū qd., Hawaiʻi, and Mākena qd., Maui. Point between Lanikai and Waimānalo, Oʻahu. lit.: water of Lea₁ (canoe makers' goddess; also the name of a fish god that stands on this point).

Waileia [wai·leia]  n. name of a morning star. STA

wailele [wai·lele]  n. waterfall, cataract, cascade. lit., leaping water. PCP *wailele; cf. Marquesan vaiʻeʻe.

wailele [wai·lele] 

kiʻo wai waileleplunge pool, i.e. the pool at the base of a waterfall

wailele  s. Wai and lele, to jump; to fly. A cataract; a waterfall. see waihi.

Wailele  placename. falls, Kamalō qd., north Molokaʻi. Gulch, Puʻukapu qd., Oʻahu; street, Kalihi Uka, Honolulu, named in 1865 by Prince Lot for a waterfall of the same name. (TM). lit.: waterfall.

wailelele [wai·lelele]  n. cascade.

wai lemi  n. lemon juice, lemonade, limeade. FOO

wai lemi  n. lemonade. FOO

wailena [wai·lena]  n. bile. lit., yellow water. [wai lena: Ka wai lepo.]₁₂BOD

Wailena [Wai-lena]  placename. gulch, Kahakuloa qd., Maui. lit.: yellow water.

wailenalena  s. Wai, water, and lenalena, yellow—yellow water. Name of a small valley near the top of Mount Waialeale on Kauai remarkable for the plant apeape found there.

wailewa [wai·lewa]  n. coconut water. lit., hanging water. see riddle, lewa₁. CN

wailiʻiliʻi [wai·liʻi·liʻi]  n. a decorated tapa. lit., small colors. TAP

wailiilii  s. Thick striped kapa; the stripes are yellow.

wailiilii  Deceitful language; puzzling expressions leading to error.

wailiʻu [wai·liʻu]  same as wailiʻulā.

Aloha i ka wailiʻu o ka ʻāina.Greeting to the mirage of the land. (PH 116)

wailiʻulā₁ [wai·liʻu·]  n. mirage.

wailiula  s. For waiiliula, red surface water. lit. Water with a red surface. The water in a salt-pond; water with the oxyd of iron on the surface. The reflection of light to the eyes from any body which causes them to close, or wink, or turn away. A flash of light; the hot penetrating rays of the sun. The evening twilight; a mixture of light and darkness.

wailiʻulā₂ [wai·liʻu·]  nvs. of changing color, as taffeta or a stone; taffeta.

Wailoa [Wai-loa]  n. name of a star near the Pleiades, said to be a member of the group called Kaulua. It is also said to be a name of an ancient chief. lit., long stream. STA

Wailoa [Wai-loa]  placename. land section, Pāhala qd.; falls, river, and State park, Hilo qd.; river, Waipiʻo qd., Hawaiʻi. lit.: long water.

wai lohia  sparkling water (EH)

Wailoku [Wai-loku]  placename. gulch, Hālawa qd., Molokaʻi. lit.: surging water.

Wailua [Wai-lua]  placename. land division and stream, Honomū qd.; land division, Honuʻapo qd., Hawaiʻi. State park, land division, river, falls, valley, town, and golf course, Līhuʻe qd., Kauaʻi. heiau, a place of refuge, and birth stones here are said to be in excellent condition. (UL 255.) see Kaʻōhala. Bay, Kīpahulu qd., Maui. lit.: two waters.

wailua₁ [wai·lua]  n. spirit, ghost; remains of the dead. [Pn(EP) *wai-rua, spirit: *wa(i,e)-rua] [Ke kino o kekahi kanaka make.]

Hoʻihoʻi ʻia aku kona kino wailua ā hoʻomoe ʻia maloko o ka ilina.His remains were taken and laid away in the cemetery.

wailua  s. A ghost or spirit of one seen before or after death, separate from the body. see kinowailua and kinoakalau.

wailua₂ [wai·lua]  n. an ancient variety of sweet potato, presumably introduced from Wailua, Kauaʻi. SWP

Wailua Iki [Wai-lua iki]  placename. land division, Nāhiku qd., Maui. lit.: small Wailua.

Wailua Nui [Wai-lua nui]  placename. land division, Nāhiku qd., Maui, where Kapo saved Pele from Kamapuaʻa. Stones represent a vagina. see Kohelepelepe. lit.: big Wailua.

wai lūkini  n. var. spelling of wai Lūkini, perfume. lit.... AltSpel

wai Lūkini, wai lūkini [wai ·kini]  n. perfume. lit., Russian liquor, so-called because musk was obtained from Russians in early days, the wet product being perfume. deoderant (KAN). cf. hualūkini. (For. 5:656)

Wailuku [Wai-luku]  n. a West Maui city, site of a late eighteenth century battle. lit., destructive water. WAR

wailuku₁ [wai·luku]  n. name reported for an ulua fishing line. FIS

wailuku₂ [wai·luku]  same as haleloke, a chrysanthemum. PLA

Wailuku [Wai-luku]  placename. river and State recreation area, Hilo, Hawaiʻi. A rock here called Waʻa-Kauhi (canoe [of] Kauhi [a Maui chief]) is said to be the petrified canoe of the demigod Māui. see Ka Lae. Land division, elementary school, quadrangle, heights, city, point, sugar company, and stream, West Maui; site of the battle in the late eighteenth century in which the army of Kalaniʻōpuʻu was nearly annihilated by Kahekili of Maui. (Kuy. 1:31; PH 57; (RC 148)) see Kepaniwai. lit.: water [of] destruction.

Wailupe [Wai-lupe]  placename. land section, circle, place, beach park, valley, gulch, elementary school, playground, peninsula, and Naval radio station, sea-ward of ʻĀina Haina, Honolulu. A pond here was filled in by man to form Wailupe peninsula. lit.: kite water (kites were flown only in prescribed places; this was one of them).

Waimā [Wai-]  placename. point, Puakō qd., and stream, Waipiʻo qd., Hawaiʻi. lit.: discolored water.

Waimāhaʻihaʻi [Wai-māhaʻihaʻi]  placename. coastal area, Māʻalaea qd., Maui. lit.: broken water.

waimāhoehoe [wai··hoe·hoe]  vt. to strip the flesh from bones, as for burial.

waimaka [wai·maka]  n. tears. lit., eye water. see ex. pania. bc [Pn(CE) *wai-mata, tears]

waimaka  s. Wai and maka, eyes. Water flowing from the eyes; tears. Kekah. 4:1. E hookahe i na waimaka, to shed tears; e haule ka waimaka, to drop tears.

waimakaiakohi [wai·maka-ia-kohi]  n. name of a minor illness (no data). ILL

waimaka lehua [wai·maka lehua]  n. waterdrops from the ʻōhiʻa lehua tree; euphemism for menstruation. also waimaka-o-lehua BOD TRE

waimakalehua  s. Waimaka and lehua, the lehua tree. Water drops from the lehua trees; o ka waimakalehua nonohi e uli.

waimakanui₁ [wai·maka·nui]  n. an endemic fern (Thelypteris keraudreniana), with large, broad, pale, subdivided fronds, the last divisions triangular or oblong, the spores arranged in small dots scattered on the frond back. also alaʻalai. FER

waimakanui₂ [wai·maka·nui]  n. a native fern (Pteris excelsa), with large, broad, bright-green, subdivided fronds, in general like waimakanui₁, but the last divisions longer and subfalcate, and the spores arranged in a line under the curled frond margin. FER

waimaka o lehua  menstrual blood (EH)

waimakaopele [wai·maka-o-Pele]  n. Pele's tears.

waimakaua [wai-maka-ua]  n. services to get rain. (For. 6:153) WIN

Waimalu [Wai-malu]  placename. hill (1,450 feet high), land section, town, elementary school, playground, and stream debouching at Pearl Harbor, Oʻahu; the Spaniard Francisco de Paula Marin had a home here (Ii 95). lit.: sheltered water.

Waimalu Uka [Wai-malu Uka]  placename. land section near Waimalu, Oʻahu. lit.: inland Waimalu.

Waimana [Wai-mana]  placename. land section, Kamalō qd., Molokaʻi. lit.: many waters.

wai mānalo  potable water (EH)

Waimānalo [Wai-mānalo]  placename. land division, bay, beach, beach park, gymnasium, ditch, forest reserve, landing, stream, and school, Koko Head qd.; land division, road, and gulch, Barber's Pt. qd., Oʻahu, and the site of the home of Chief Kākuhihewa (see Mauʻumae). lit.: potable water.

waimano₁ [wai·mano]  stone from which octopus sinkers were made. (Malo 19)FIS STO

waimano  s. Name of a soft porous stone.

waimano₂ [wai·mano]  adobe. (AP)

Waimano [Wai-mano]  placename. stream, trail, and land division near Pearl Harbor, Oʻahu; the shark demigoddess Kaʻahupāhau bathed here. lit.: many waters.

Waimanu [Wai-manu]  placename. land sections, village, bay, stream, horse and foot trail, gap (2,089 feet elevation), and valley, Waipiʻo qd., Hawaiʻi. (UL 52.) Land section, Waimea district, Kauaʻi. Falls, Kamalō qd., north Molokaʻi. Street, Kewalo section, Honolulu. lit.: bird water.

wai māpuna  spring water (EH) [He wai maoli e puaʻi mai, mai loko mai o ka honua, a he wai i manaʻo ʻia he maʻemaʻe a he maikaʻi loa.]₁₄

Waimea [Wai-mea]  n. a place name. lit., reddish water. see ex. pā ʻili.

waimea₁ [wai·mea]  n. Maui name for olomea, a shrub. PLA

waimea  s. A species of tree; the same as olomea.

waimea₂ [wai·mea]  n. Kauaʻi name for a kind of māmaki, having leaves with red veins and stems resembling those of the olomea. PLA

Waimea [Wai-mea]  placename. village, homesteads, elementary and intermediate school, land division, tableland (3,000 feet elevation), and trail, Waipiʻo qd., Hawaiʻi. Town, bay, canyon, district, school, ditch, plantation, landing, river, road, and land division, southwest Kauaʻi, where Captain Cook first landed (1778). Land section, bay, reservoir, hill (251 feet high), falls (55 feet high), stream, beach, park; famous big-wave surfing area where winter waves break to 35 feet or more; Haleʻiwa and Puʻukapu qds., north Oʻahu. The falls were formerly called Waiheʻe. After Captain Cook was killed at Kealakekua, Hawaiʻi, on February 14, 1779, his ships called here for water on February 27. Vancouver landed here in 1793; while drawing water in the stream, two of his men were killed by Hawaiians who wanted their weapons. Vancouver ordered that the assassins be killed, and two men were shot, but it is not certain that they were the murderers (Kuy. 1:44; (RC 166)). see Puʻuomahuka. lit.: reddish water (as from erosion of red soil).

wai mea ʻino  n. slop.

wai meli  n. honey. lit., bee liquor. INS

wai mimi  n. urine. (2 Nal. 18.27) BOD

waimimi  s. Wai and mimi, urine. Urine. 2 Nal. 18:27.

wai minelala  mineral water (EH)

wai momona  n. soda water, sweet water.

waimūhea [wai··hea]  same as kaupō, a native banana. BAN

waina₁  n. place with water. bc

waina₂  depository. see wai₄. bc

Pūowaina.Hill of deposits [human sacrifices]. (Hawaiian name for Punchbowl, Honolulu)

waina₃  pyorrhea, bleeding gums. bc ILL

waina₄  wine. see pā waina. Eng. bc

waina  s. Eng. A grape vine; grapes; hence, Wine; drunkenness. Kin. 9:24.

waina₅  Isabella grape (Vitis xlabruscana), a strong-climbing vine, bearing blue, loose-skinned fruits. This is a hybrid that succeeds best of any grape introduced to Hawaiʻi; little interest has been shown in the past in the grape industry. see hua waina. (Neal 542–3) bc PLA

Wainaku [Wai-naku]  n. star name, sometimes called the patron star of Hilo. STA

Wainaku [Wai-naku]  placename. village and land section, Hilo qd., Hawaiʻi. lit.: pushing water.

waina maloʻo  n. raisins. lit., dry grapes.

Wainānāliʻi [Wai-nānā-liʻi]  placename. former pond buried by lava flows, North Kona, Hawaiʻi. Stones standing in the pool in the middle of the lava are supernatural moʻo (Kanikū and Kanimoe), changed to stone by the eruption. Walls are said to have divided the pond into sections for mullet (ʻanae), milkfish (awa), and ahole. lit.: chief-protected water.

wainao  s. Wai and nao, dirty. Dirty water; water with filthy ingredients. see waiapo.

Waineʻe [Wai-neʻe]  placename. land division, village, road, church, and cemetery, Lahaina qd., Maui. lit.: moving water.

Waineki [Wai-neki]  placename. swampy mountains above Waimea town, Kauaʻi, home of the Menehune (Jarrett 29); also spelled Waineke. lit.: bulrush water.

Wainēnē [Wai-nēnē]  placename. coastal area, Kamalō qd., north Molokaʻi. lit.: goose water.

wainiha  s. Name of a stream near the top of Waialeale on Kauai.

Wainiha [Wai-niha]  placename. land section, village, bay, canal, landing, pali, river, valley, and canyon, Hanalei district, Kauaʻi. (PH 110; UL 135.). lit.: unfriendly water.

wai niu, wainiu  n. coconut water or cream (the distinction was not clear; cf. kai niu, wailewa). CN

wai o ka niucoconut cream

wainiu  var. spelling of wai niu, coconut water or cream...

wainohia₁ [wai·nohia]  probably similar to waipahē, courteous, gentlemanly... [Ka ʻoluʻolu a nanea paha o ke ʻano. Ka ʻoluʻolu a nanea hoʻi],

nanea wainohia no Makakēhau[a] pleasant [and] agreeable [story] about Makakēhau

wainohia₂ [wai·nohia]  safe, safety. (And.) [Pn(CE) *wai-ŋofia, easy]

wainohia  s. A state of safety.

wainola [wai·nola]  n. vinyl. Eng.

wai nui  nvi. a large flow of water; excessive flow of saliva; to flow in great quantities, juicy.

wainui  s. An injection.

Waioʻahukini [Wai-o-ʻAhukini]  placename. same as Waiʻahukini. lit.: water of ʻAhukini.

waioha [wai·oha]  same as ohaoha, joy.

waiʻōhiʻa [waiʻō·hiʻa]  n. a variety of sugar cane. PLA SUG

wai ʻōhiʻa [wai ʻō·hiʻa]  n. juice or cider of mountain apples; cider in general; tomato juice. FOO

waiohia  s. Wai and ohia, the Hawaiian apple. The juice or cider from the ohia.

waiohinu [wai·ohinu]  n. all kinds of cultivated dahlias (Dahlia spp.), named for a town on Hawaiʻi where the plant was first grown. (Neal 843–4)PLA

pika waiohinuvase or pitcher of dahlias [name of an old quilt design showing a pitcher containing dahlias]

Waiʻōhinu [Wai-ʻōhinu]  placename. village and land division, Honuʻapo and Ka Lae qds., Kaʻū, Hawaiʻi. lit.: shiny water. Drive, Kāhala, Honolulu.

Waiohonu [Wai-o-honu]  placename. stream, gulch, and homesteads near Hāna, Maui. A place between this stream and Papahawahawa gulch was called Kikimanu (bird basket). Here lived Kahuoi, a famous gardener, who had fled from Hawaiʻi because of his parents' continual scolding; he named his children born here ʻAwahua (resentful) and ʻAeʻa (wanderer). lit.: water of [the] turtle.

Waiohookalo [Wai-oho-o-kalo]  placename. stream, Kamalō qd., north Molokaʻi.

waiohuhukini  s. Name of a class of Kamehameha's laws.

Waiohuli [Wai-O-huli]  placename. land division, gulch, and village, Puʻuokali qd., Maui. lit.: water of change.

Waiohuli Keōkea [Wai-o-huli Ke-ō-kea]  placename. homesteads, Puʻuokali qd., Maui.

Waiʻōkala [Wai-ʻōkala]  placename. coastal area near Kīkīpua, Hālawa qd., north Molokaʻi. lit.: goose-pimple water.

wai o ka niu  coconut water or cream (EH)

Waiokapalaʻe [Wai-o-ka-palaʻe]  placename. wet cave, Hanalei, Kauaʻi. lit.: water of the lace fern.

wai o ka wahine  menstruation (EH)

Waiokeela [Wai-o-keela]  placename. stream, Kamalō qd., Molokaʻi.

wai o ke kāne  semen (EH)

Waiokeola [Wai-o-ke-ola]  placename. Congregational church, Kāhala, Honolulu. lit.: water of the life.

waiokila [wai·okila]  see pāpale waiokila, Panama hat...

waiokila  s. Name of a place in Kahukuloa full of precipices and ravines; hence the verb in the meles. v. see koloau. To go up and down, as going across palis.

Waiokila [Wai-o-Kila]  placename. gulch, Kahakuloa qd., Maui. lit.: water of Kila. (Perhaps this is Kila, a son of Moʻikeha, who journeyed to Kahiki to fetch Laʻamai-Kahiki.)

Waiola [Wai-ola]  placename. church and cemetery, Lahaina, Maui. Stream, Kahaluʻu; valley, Puʻukapu qd.; street, Pāwaʻa section, Honolulu; fountain near Liberty House, Ala Moana Center, Honolulu, Oʻahu. Sacred pool far inland in Kamana Nui Valley, Moanalua, Oʻahu. lit.: water [of] life.

Waiōlaʻi [Wai-ōlaʻi]  placename. gulch, Kahakuloa qd., Maui. lit.: earthquake water.

Waiolama [Wai-o-lama]  placename. stream and beach, Hilo, Hawaiʻi. lit.: water of torch.

Waiolani [Wai-o-lani]  placename. stream, Kāneʻohe qd., Oʻahu. lit.: water of heaven.

waioleka [wai·oleka]  n. fragrant cultivated violets (as Viola odorata). see nani Waiʻaleʻale, (native violets). Eng. (Neal 591)FLO

waioleka nihoʻīlio [waio·leka niho·ʻī·lio]  n. dog's tooth violet, a kind of flower. FLO

Waiʻoli [Wai-ʻOli]  placename. land division, stream, and mission house built in 1841 for Abner and Lucy Wilcox, Hanalei, Kauaʻi. (UL 155.) see Wilcox. Tea room operated by the Salvation Army, Mānoa, Honolulu, named for the Kauaʻi mission home in honor of George N. Wilcox, a principal benefactor (Krauss 311). lit.: joyful water.

waiolina [wai·olina]  n. violin. Eng. MUS

hone ka leo o ka waiolinasweet, teasing appeal in the sound of the violin

waiolina [wai·olina]  n. violin, fiddle. MUS

waiolina kū [wai·olina ]  n. cello. MUS

waiolina kū nui [wai·olina nui]  n. bass viol. MUS

Waiolohia [Wai-olo·hia]  n. a Kauaʻi wind. (For. 5:97) WIN

waiolono [wai·olono]  vs. careful, cautious about what one says. rare. 

waiʻolu  vs. cool, pleasant, attractive, soft, gentle, pleasing. BOD

Kou piko waiʻolu.Your pleasant private parts. (song)

Waiʻōmaʻo [Wai-ʻōmaʻo]  placename. road, stream, and former land area, Pālolo, Honolulu. lit.: green water.

Waiomina [waio·mina]  n. Wyoming; Wyomingite. G

wai ʻona  n. intoxicating liquor or spirits.

hōʻole wai ʻonaprohibition of intoxicants

Waiʻōniu [Wai-ʻōniu]  placename. tidal freshwater spring, Hīlea, Kaʻū, Hawaiʻi; also called Waianiu. lit.: swirling water.

wai ʻono  n. honey, sweet liquid. INS

waiʻoʻopu [wai-ʻoʻopu]  n. type of tapa. TAP

Waiʻopa [Wai-ʻopa]  placename. gulch, east Lānaʻi. lit.: crippled water.

Waiʻōpai [Wai-ʻōpai]  placename. land section, gulch, and ranch, Kaupō qd., Maui. Perhaps a garbled spelling for Waiʻōpae (shrimp water).

Waiopipi [Wai-o-pipi]  placename. land section, Hālawa qd., Molokaʻi. lit.: pearl-oyster water.

Waiʻōpua [Wai-ʻō·pua]  n. name of a pleasant breeze at Wailua, Kauaʻi. lit., water of cloud banks. (For. 5:97) WIN

waiʻōpua₁ [waiʻō·pua]  n. a disease similar to pulmonary consumption. ILL

waiopua  s. Name of an internal disease among Hawaiians.

waiʻōpua₂ [waiʻō·pua]  n. leucorrhea. ILL

Waioʻulu [Wai-o-ʻulu]  placename. a waterfall, Waipiʻo, Hawaiʻi. lit.: water of the maika stone (water was first made here by a maika stone hurled here by a hero).

waiʻōupe [waiʻō·upe]  n. mirage. lit., deceiving water.

waiʻōʻupē  mirage (EH)

waipā [wai·]  n. request, prayer, as to the gods.

Pēlā kaʻu waihā me kaʻu waipā aku iāʻoe, ē ke akua.Such is my request and prayer to you, O god.

waipa  v. see waiha. To desire; to request from the gods in prayer; pela ka'u waipa aku ame ka'u waipa aku ia oe e ke akua.

Waipā [Wai-]  placename. land division and stream, Kōloa district; stream, Haleleʻa Forest Reserve, Hanalei district, Kauaʻi. (UL 133) Lane, Pālama, Honolulu, named for Captain Robert Parker Waipā, in charge of police during the 1895 insurrection. (TM). lit.: touched water.

waipaʻa [wai·paʻa]  n. ice. lit., hard, solid water. (Ioba 6.16)

waipaa  s. Wai and paa, fast; hard. Name of ice; hard water. Iob. 6:16.

wai paʻakai [wai paʻa·kai]  n. salty water, brine.

wai paʻakai paʻapūhia [wai paʻa·kai paʻa··hia]  n. brine, i.e. a concentrated solution of salt or ocean water. lit., concentrated salt water. also wai paʻakai. . see hoʻomānalo wai kai.

waipahē [wai·pahē]  vs. courteous, gentlemanly, polite, modest, gentle, good-natured, easygoing, agreeable, complacent, gracious. This word is usually used in a favorable sense, but occasionally pejoratively:

He wahine waipahē wale ma mea ʻano ʻino.A woman complacent indeed in the ways of sin.

Waipaheʻe [Wai-paheʻe]  placename. trail and waterfall providing a natural slippery-slide, Kawaihau district, Kauaʻi. lit.: slippery water.

Waipāhoehoe [Wai-pāhoehoe]  placename. land section and stream, Hilo qd.; gulches, Humuʻula, Mauna Kea, and Kohala qds.; stream, Waipiʻo qd., Hawaiʻi. lit.: pāhoehoe (smooth lava) water.

Waipahu [Wai-pahu]  placename. quadrangle, land section, city, stream, high school, and field, south central Oʻahu; said to have been originally Waipahū. The shark goddess Kaʻahupāhau lived here. lit.: bursting water (water burst forth from underground).

waipahū [wai·pahū]  n. gunpowder. lit., explosive liquid.

waipahu  s. Wai and pahu, to burst. Gun-powder. lit. Dust for shooting. see onea.

wai pahū  n. spouting water, geyser.

wai paihī  waterfall trickling, as down a cliff (EH)

wai paʻipaʻi [wai paʻi·paʻi]  n. mixed liquid, solution, or drink of any kind (lama paʻipaʻi is more common for alcoholic drinks). cf. lama paʻipaʻi ʻia.

wai paipu  n. tap water. lit., pipe water.

wai wela paipuhot tap water

waipalupalu [wai·palu·palu]  n. name recorded for a variety of sweet potato. SWP

waipalupalu [wai-palu·palu]  n. a kind of tapa. lit., soft dye or pattern. TAP

Waipao [Wai-pao]  placename. gulch, Waimea district, Kauaʻi. Land division near Mākena, East Maui. lit.: scooped water.

Waipaoa  S  n. cool breeze famous at Waimea, Kauaʻi. lit., scooped water. WIN

waipau  s. The land breeze at Waimea, Kauai.

waipeha  s. A state of safety. see wainohia.

waipehē [wai·pehē]  var. of waipahē, courteous, gentlemanly, polite, modest...

waipelekī [wai·pele·]  n. geyser.

wai piʻi  nvi. rising water, overflow of water, flood (Ier. 46.7) ; to flow, overflow.

waipii  s. Wai and pii, to ascend. A flood; an overflowing of water. Ier. 46:7.

wai piʻipiʻi, wai pipiʻi [wai piʻi·piʻi, wai pipiʻi]  charged water, bubbling water. redup. of wai piʻi;

wai piʻipiʻi [wai piʻi·piʻi]  n. mineral or sparkling water.

Waipili [Wai-pili]  placename. gulch, Kahakuloa qd., Maui. lit.: touching water.

wai pilopilo  polluted water (EH)

Waipilopilo [Wai-pilopilo]  placename. land area near the pumping station at King and Houghtailing streets, Honolulu. lit.: smelly water. (In the battles of 1783 in which Kahekili of Maui defeated Kahahana of Oʻahu, corpses are said to have dammed the streams; (RC 136) and Aloha Aina, March 4, 1911)

Waipiʻo [Wai-piʻo]  placename. Pali, Honuʻapo qd., Hawaiʻi; quadrangle, valley, land section, bay, gulch, stream, and ancient surfing place, north Hawaiʻi (FS 138, 170; PH 49–50; (Finney-Houston 26)). The earth in the upper valley is red because Kanaloa dashed Māui against the rocks and his blood colored the earth there (Westervelt, n.d.:151). Bay, land section, gulch, and school, Haʻikū qd., Maui. Land sections, village, golf course, peninsula, point, river, and station, Waipahu and Wahiawā qds., south central Oʻahu. lit.: curved water.

wai pipiʻi  var. spelling of wai piʻipiʻi, charged water... [He puaʻi wai i kūkulu ʻia i ke kimeki i mea hoʻonaninani.]

wai piula  n. water from a faucet.

Waipouli [Wai-pouli]  placename. land division, beach, and village, Kawaihau district, Kauaʻi. lit.: dark water.

waipū [wai·]  n. gunpowder. rare. 

waipu  s. Gun-powder; one-a.

Waipū [Wai-]  placename. coastal area, Kamalō qd., north Molokaʻi.

wai pua  n. honey from flowers. FLO

wai pua  n. nectar, i.e. sweet liquid secreted by the nectaries of a plant. lit., flower liquid. FLO

wai puhia  n. wind-blown water or spray, as of a waterfall; name of the "upside-down" waterfall in Nuʻu-anu Valley.

waipuhia  s. Wai and puhiia, blown by the wind. The spray of water blown by the winds when rushing down a pali; water falling in very small drops.

Waipuhia [Wai-puhia]  placename. Upside Down Falls, Nuʻuanu Valley, Oʻahu. lit.: blown water.

waipuʻilani [wai·puʻi·lani]  n. waterspout (perhaps from wai puhi lani, heaven-blown water). [He puahiohio ma luna o ke kai; iho ka puahiohio a hoʻopā i ka ʻili o ke kai. He makani kaʻa wiliwili o ke kai.]₁₃,₁₇SEA MET

I ka halulu mau ʻana o kou waipuʻilaniat the noise of thy waterspouts (Hal. 42.7)

waipuilani  s. Wai and pui, forcing, and lani, heaven. A waterspout; water drawn up into the clouds or poured down from the clouds. Hal. 42:7.

Waipuʻilani  placename. gulch, Puʻuokali qd., Maui. lit.: waterspout.

Waipuka [Wai-puka]  placename. pools near the mouth of Kamana Iki Valley, Moanalua, Oʻahu, where chiefs bathed after games and wrestling. lit.: issuing water.

wai puna  n. spring water. fig., a sweetheart. [PPn *wai-puna, spring (of water)]

waipuna  s. Wai and puna, a spring. A deep spring of water; a place where the water boils up. Kanl. 8:7.

Waipuna [Wai-puna]  placename. rise, Woodlawn, Mānoa, Honolulu. (TM). lit.: spring water.

wai puna hoa ʻinau  sweetheart (EH)

Waipunalei [Wai-puna-lei]  placename. land division and gulch, Mauna Kea qd., Hawaiʻi, where ʻUmi lived incognito and in poverty (FS 124, 150). lit.: lei spring water.

wai puna pilopilo  polluted water (EH)

wai pūʻolo  n. water in leaves, as of taro, that could be carried; coconut water. lit., bundled water. CN TAR

wai pūʻolo i ka lau lāʻau  n. an ancient name for ice. lit., water in a package of tree leaves, so called because ice was said to be brought down from the mountains in leaves. (Malo 241–2)TRE

Waitā  placename. reservoir, Grove Farm, Kauaʻi. Perhaps wai-, water, and -ta rice paddy (Japanese). Formerly called Kōloa.

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waiū
milk; a wet nurse; breast. lit., breast liquid.

see below...

  waiū ehu - powdered milk. Niʻihau.
  waiū haki - a breast that sags, but not long or pendulous. lit., broken breast.
  waiū heʻe - skim milk.
  waiū heʻeheʻe - caked breast.
  waiū hoʻohuihui - milk combined with other ingredients, as for a baby or person on a liquid diet; ....
  waiū hoʻoluliluli - milk shake
  waiū i lawe ʻia ka momona - skimmed milk
  waiū kahe - flowing breast or milk.
  waiū kau - breast filled with milk.
  waiū kia - condensed milk. lit., deer milk, so called because the first cans of condensed milk ....
  waiū kini - canned milk.
  waiū luliluli - milk shake.
  waiū luliluli - milk shake.
  waiū paʻipaʻi - diluted milk.
  waiū pauka - powdered milk.
  waiū piha - whole milk. lit., complete milk.
  waiū puʻu - budding breast, as of a young girl.
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      ʻai waiū - nursing, suckling, as an infant; to nurse, suckle; a nursing child, unweaned animal. ....
      haku waiū - hard core in a breast.
      hale ʻuwī waiū - var. spelling of haleʻuwī waiū, dairy.
      haleʻuwī waiū - dairy.
      holoholona ʻai waiū - mammal. lit., animal (which) suckles.
      hui ʻuwī waiū - dairy.
      kahu waiū - wet nurse (also kahu wale).
      kāliki waiū - brassiere, corset cover. lit., breast corset.
      kalima waiū - cream.
      keiki ʻai waiū - suckling child. lit., child consume milk.
      maka waiū - nipple of the breast.
      ʻōmole hānai waiū - nursing bottle.
      ʻōmole omo waiū - baby bottle. lit., bottle (for) sucking milk. also ʻōmole waiū.
      omo waiū - nipple for a milk bottle; to suck a nipple.
      pahu waiū - milk carton.
      palama waiū - Madagascar olive, a rare evergreen (Noronhia emarginata).
      pale waiū - brassiere. lit., breast guard.
      pipi waiū - milk cow.
      pūliki waiū - brassiere.
      ʻuwī waiū - to milk, as a cow.
      wahi mālama pipi waiū - dairy.
      wai koʻana waiū paka - buttermilk.

waiū [wai·ū]  n. milk; a wet nurse; breast. lit., breast liquid. bc [Pn(NP) *wai-uu, milk]BOD FOO

He ʻāina e kahe ana ka waiū a me ia meli.A land which flows with milk and honey. (Nah. 14.8)

hoʻokau i ka waiūto perform ceremonies to make the breasts fill with milk

hoʻolele i ka waiūto perform ceremonies to make the breast cease flowing

kau ka waiūbreasts filled with milk

keiki waiūnursing child

Lele ka waiū.Breast milk has ceased to flow.

waiū [wai·ū]  n. milk. see pahu waiū, ʻōmole omo waiū. FOO

kokoleka me ka waiū huʻahuʻachocolate with frothed milk

kokoleka me ka waiū māhuchocolate with steamed milk

waiu  s. Wai and u, the breast. lit. Breast water. The breast of females. Mel. Sol. 4:5. Milk; the ooze of the breast.

waiu  fig. Blessings; favors. Nah. 14:8.

Waiū  placename. land area, Līhuʻe district, Kauaʻi. lit.: female breast.

wai ua  n. rain water. WIN

wai ua  n. rain water. WIN

waiua  s. Wai and ua, rain. Rain water; water from the clouds; also wai maoli in distinction from well or spring water, which is wai kai.

waiu bata  var. spelling of waiūpaka, butter...

Waiūbata  placename. see Puʻumakani.

waiū ehu [wai·ū ehu]  n. powdered milk. Niʻihau. also waiū pauka. FOO

waiū haki [wai·ū haki]  S  n. a breast that sags, but not long or pendulous. lit., broken breast. BOD

waiūhakuhaku [wai·ū·haku·haku]  n. clabbered milk, cottage cheese. lit., lumpy milk. FOO

waiūhakuhaku [wai·ū·haku·haku]  n. cottage cheese. FOO

waiū heʻe [wai·ū heʻe]  S  n. skim milk. see heʻe₃, ...to skim, as milk... FOO

waiū heʻeheʻe [wai·ū heʻe·heʻe]  S  n. caked breast. BOD

waiū hoʻohuihui [wai·ū hoʻo·hui·hui]  n. milk combined with other ingredients, as for a baby or person on a liquid diet; formula. lit., mixed milk.

waiū hoʻoluliluli  milk shake (EH)

waiū i lawe ʻia ka momona  skimmed milk (EH)

waiū kahe [wai·ū kahe]  n. flowing breast or milk. BOD

waiū kau [wai·ū kau]  n. breast filled with milk. BOD

waiū kia [wai·ū kia]  n. condensed milk. lit., deer milk, so called because the first cans of condensed milk had a picture of deer on the label.

waiū kini [wai·ū kini]  n. canned milk.

waiūkoʻa [wai·ū·koʻa]  n. a breast that has milk from the beginning of pregnancy to long after weaning. BOD

wai ʻula  n. red liquid, blood, menstrual flow; rain runoff red with soil. WIN BOD

ke pani wai ʻulatampon

Waiuli [Wai-uli]  n. name of a wind, Honolua, Maui. (For. 5:101) WIN

waiʻūlili  vt. var. spelling of wai ʻūlili, to fix firmly. AltSpel

wai ʻūlili, waiʻūlili [wai ʻū·lili]  vt. to fix firmly. cf. ʻūlili₈.

ʻO kēia mau mea auaneʻi apau aʻu e ʻōlelo aku nei iāʻoe , e waiʻūlili aʻe ʻoe a paʻa i loko o kou naʻau.All these things I will tell you, you should fix them firmly in your mind.

waiū luliluli [wai·ū luli·luli]  n. milk shake. FOO

waiū luliluli [wai·ū luli·luli]  n. milk shake. FOO

wai ʻumelauoho [wai ʻume·lau·oho]  S  n. capillary water.

waiūpaʻa [wai·ū·paʻa]  n. cheese. lit., solidified milk. (1 Sam. 17.18) FOO

waiūpaʻa [wai·ū·paʻa]  n. cheese. FOO

waiūpaʻa kekacheddar cheese

waiūpaʻa KuikilaniSwiss cheese

waiupaa  s. Waiu and paa, hard. Hard milk; cheese. 1 Sam. 17:18.

waiū paʻipaʻi [wai·ū paʻi·paʻi]  n. diluted milk.

waiūpaka, waiu bata [wai·ū·paka]  n. butter. FOO

waiūpaka lilikoʻi  n. passion fruit butter, lilikoi butter (KAN)

waiūpakapaʻa [wai·ū·paka·paʻa]  n. cheese. lit., solidified butter.

waiū pauka [wai·ū pauka]  n. powdered milk. also waiū ehu. FOO

waiū piha [wai·ū piha]  n. whole milk. lit., complete milk. FOO

waiū puʻu [wai·ū puʻu]  n. budding breast, as of a young girl. BOD

waiūtepe [wai·ū·tepe]  n. yogurt. FOO

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waiwai
goods, property, assets, valuables, value, worth, wealth, importance, benefit, ....

see below...

  waiwai ʻāina noho kahu - land trust. lit., administered land property.
  waiwai hao - plunder
  waiwai hapaʻumi - tithe
  waiwai hapa ʻumi - tithe, tithing. lit., one-tenth property.
  waiwai helu - numerical value, in math. lit., number value.
  waiwai hoʻoili ʻia - consignment
  waiwai hoʻoilina - inherited property, heritage, estate.
  waiwai hoʻolilo - exports.
  waiwai hoʻolilo i kō nā ʻāina ʻē - export
  waiwai hoʻopaʻa - security, fixed assets. lit., solid property.
  waiwai hoʻopae mai - imports.
  waiwai hoʻopae malū - smuggled goods.
  waiwai hoʻopuka - profits.
  waiwai hui - assets. lit., combined wealth.
  waiwai i hao ʻia - booty, spoils
  waiwai i haoʻia - var. spelling of waiwai i hao ʻia, booty, spoils
  waiwai i hoʻoilinaʻia - heirloom
  waiwai inoa - par value, as of stocks. lit., name value.
  waiwai ʻiʻo - true worth, as of heirlooms; marked value, as of stocks.
  waiwai i pāpā ʻia e ke kānāwai - contraband
  waiwai kālepa - merchandise.
  waiwai kaua - war goods, spoils.
  waiwai kaulike - par value, just value.
  waiwai koko ola - wealth taken to cause by sorcery the death of an innocent person — this was ....
  waiwai koko pīlau - wealth taken to cause by sorcery the death of a sorcerer who had prayed others to ....
  waiwai komo - imports.
  waiwai kūʻai - investments.
  waiwai kū lanakila - see hoʻokele waiwai kū lanakila, free-market economy...
  waiwai lewa - movable or personal property; liquid assets; chattel.
  waiwai loaʻa me ke kolohe - ill-gotten gains
  waiwai māʻalo - transit goods
  waiwai maloko - tribute or wealth from the uplands.
  waiwai mana kahi
  waiwai noho kahu - trust, i.e. title to property legally held by one party for the benefit of a certain ....
  waiwai no ka hoʻopukapuka ʻana - investment
  waiwai nui - great wealth, fortune.
  waiwai o kēlā me kēia ʻano - stuff (matter)
  waiwai ʻole - worthless, useless, of no use or value, good-for-nothing.
  waiwai paʻa - real estate, property that cannot be moved.
  waiwai pio - booty, plunder, spoils
  waiwai puka aku - exports.
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      ʻaha hoʻoponopono waiwai hoʻoilina - probate court. Lit., court settling inheritance property.
      ahu waiwai - storehouse, heap of goods.
      hale ahu waiwai - var. spelling of hale ahuwaiwai, warehouse.
      helu waiwai - inventory.
      hihia waiwai - civil case.
      hoʻoholo waiwai - appraise.
      hoʻokele waiwai - economy. lit., conduct financial business.
      hoʻokele waiwai kū lanakila - free-market economy, i.e. the economy of a country wherein buying and selling can ....
      hoʻokele waiwai mana kahi - command economy, i.e. an economic system in which the government controls the ....
      hoʻomohala waiwai - economic development. lit., develop wealth.
      hoʻopaʻa waiwai - to insure property; property insurance
      hope waiwai - assignee (term in will 303, 1875, State Archives).
      kahu waiwai - trustee, executor. lit., custodian of wealth or property.
      kālaihoʻokele waiwai - economics.
      kālā waiwai - property in terms of dollars, value of property in money.
      kuhina waiwai - minister of finances.
      kuke waiwai - duty, tariff.
      kula waiwai - source of income or livelihood.
      kuleana waiwai like - common ownership or interest.
      kumu waiwai - source of wealth; resources; capital.
      lua ʻeli waiwai - mine.
      luna hoʻoponopono waiwai - executor, as of an estate; trustee.
      luna mālama waiwai - trustee.
      mahele waiwai hoʻopuka - share of profits, dividend.
      makeʻe waiwai - avarice, covetousness (Ier. 22.17); eagerness to acquire wealth.
      mālama waiwai - trustee, executor.
      maopopo loa ka waiwai - appreciate
      molaki waiwai lewa - chattel mortgage.
      moʻokūlana waiwai - balance sheet, i.e. a listing of assets, liabilities, and owner's equity.
      noʻeau hoʻokele waiwai - estate management, economics.
      ʻona waiwai - rich person.
      -paʻa waiwai
      pahu waihona waiwai - treasure chest. lit., chest (for) storing valuables.
      palapala hōʻike waiwai - report of finances.
      palapala hoʻolilo waiwai - inheritance deed.
      pepa helu waiwai - manifest (document)
      pepa hōʻike waiwai - invoice
      puni waiwai - avaricious, covetous, desirous of wealth.
      waihona waiwai - treasury, depository for goods, property; treasurer.
      waihona waiwai - see pahu waihona waiwai, treasure chest...

waiwai [wai·wai]  nvs. goods, property, assets, valuables, value, worth, wealth, importance, benefit, estate, use; useful, valuable, rich, costly, financial. (Probably related to wai₄, to retain, rather than to wai₁, water.) . see kumu waiwai, waiwai ʻole. bc

hoʻoponopono waiwaiadministrator of property or of an estate

hoʻowaiwaito enrich, bring prosperity

Kōmike waiwai.Financial committee.

waiwai i hao ʻiabooty, spoils, goods of any kind seized or appropriated

waiwai kīkoʻolāmiscellaneous valuables

waiwai loaʻa ma ke koloheill-gotten gains

waiwai [wai·wai]  n. value. see hokona, hoʻomohala waiwai, kālaihoʻokele waiwai.

Ua like ka waiwai o kēia ʻōkeni me ka ʻelima kēneka.The value of this coin is five cents.

waiwai ʻaiaolanutritive value

waiwai ʻiʻoabsolute value

waiwai kūʻaimarket value

waiwai kūʻikeface value

waiwai wānanaexpected value

hoʻokele waiwaieconomy

moʻokūlana waiwaibalance sheet, i.e. a listing of assets, liabilities, and owner's equity

waiwai  s. Goods; property; that which is possessed or owned; property in distinction from money or cash; waiwai auhau, tax; tribute. adj. Costly; rich; dear; valuable. v. To enrich; to give one property. Hoo. To make rich; to supply one's desires.

waiwai ʻāina noho kahu [wai·wai ʻāina noho kahu]  n. land trust. lit., administered land property. see waiwai noho kahu.[+]

Ua komo ko Tūtū ʻāina ma uka o ʻOnomea i loko o ka waiwai ʻāina noho kahu āna i waiho mai ai no mākou.Tūtū’s land above ʻOnomea was included in the land trust that he has left for us.

waiwai ʻāina noho kahu aupunipublic land trust

waiwai hao  plunder (EH)

waiwai hapaʻumi  tithe (EH)

waiwai hapa ʻumi [wai·wai hapa ʻumi]  n. tithe, tithing. lit., one-tenth property.

waiwai helu [wai·wai helu]  n. numerical value, in math. lit., number value. MTH

waiwai hoʻoili ʻia  consignment (EH)

waiwai hoʻoilina [wai·wai hoʻo·ilina]  n. inherited property, heritage, estate.

waiwai hoʻolilo [wai·wai hoʻo·lilo]  n. exports.

waiwai hoʻolilo i kō nā ʻāina ʻē  export (EH)

waiwai hoʻopaʻa [wai·wai hoʻo·paʻa]  n. security, fixed assets. lit., solid property.

waiwai hoʻopae mai [wai·wai hoʻo·pae mai]  n. imports.

waiwai hoʻopae malū [wai·wai hoʻo·pae malū]  n. smuggled goods.

waiwai hoʻopuka [wai·wai hoʻo·puka]  n. profits.

waiwai hui [wai·wai hui]  n. assets. lit., combined wealth.

waiwai i hao ʻia, waiwai i haoʻia  booty, spoils (EH)

waiwai i haoʻia  var. spelling of waiwai i hao ʻia, booty, spoils

waiwai i hoʻoilinaʻia  heirloom (EH)

waiwai inoa [wai·wai inoa]  n. par value, as of stocks. lit., name value.

waiwai ʻiʻo [wai·wai ʻiʻo]  n. true worth, as of heirlooms; marked value, as of stocks.

waiwai i pāpā ʻia e ke kānāwai  contraband (EH)

waiwai kālepa [wai·wai ·lepa]  n. merchandise.

waiwai kaua [wai·wai kaua]  n. war goods, spoils.

waiwai kaulike [wai·wai kau·like]  n. par value, just value.

waiwai koko ola [wai·wai koko ola]  n. wealth taken to cause by sorcery the death of an innocent person — this was punishable by the sorcerer's own death. lit., live blood goods. (Kam. 64:120)

waiwai koko pīlau [wai·wai koko ·lau]  n. wealth taken to cause by sorcery the death of a sorcerer who had prayed others to death. lit., foul blood goods. (Kam. 64:120)

waiwai komo [wai·wai komo]  n. imports.

waiwai kūʻai [wai·wai kūʻai]  n. investments. Will 129, 1856, State Archives

waiwai lanakila [wai·wai lana·kila]  see hoʻokele waiwai kū lanakila, free-market economy... ECO

waiwai lewa [wai·wai lewa]  n. movable or personal property; liquid assets; chattel. [Ka waiwai pilikino o ke kanaka i hiki ke hoʻoneʻe ʻia e like paha me ke kaʻa, ke kālā, a pēlā aku.]

moraki waiwai lewachattel mortgage

waiwai loaʻa me ke kolohe  ill-gotten gains (EH)

waiwai māʻalo  transit goods (EH)

waiwai maloko [wai·wai maloko]  n. tribute or wealth from the uplands.

waiwai mana kahi [wai·wai mana kahi]  ECO

hoʻokele waiwai mana kahicommand economy, i.e. an economic system in which the government controls the factors of production and makes the basic economic decisions

waiwai noho kahu [wai·wai noho kahu]  n. trust, i.e. title to property legally held by one party for the benefit of a certain party. lit., administered property. see waiwai ʻāina noho kahu.[+]LAW

Ua kūkulu ʻia ka waiwai noho kahu e ia no ka mālama ʻana i kāna mau moʻopuna.The trust was set up by him in order to take care of his grandchildren.

Waiwai Noho Kahu O Liliʻuokalani.Liliʻuokalani Trust.

waiwai no ka hoʻopukapuka ʻana  investment (EH)

waiwai nui [wai·wai nui]  n. great wealth, fortune.

waiwai o kēlā me kēia ʻano  stuff (matter) (EH)

waiwai ʻole [wai·wai ʻole]  vs. worthless, useless, of no use or value, good-for-nothing.

waiwai paʻa [wai·wai paʻa]  n. real estate, property that cannot be moved. [Ka waiwai pilikino o ke kanaka i hiki ʻole ke hoʻoneʻe ʻia e like paha me ka ʻāina, ka hale, a pēlā aku.]

waiwai pio [wai·wai pio]  n. booty, plunder, spoils (Puk. 15.9)

waiwaipio  s. Waiwai and pio, captured. Property taken in war or in robbery; plunder; spoil. Ios. 11:14.

waiwai puka aku [wai·wai puka aku]  n. exports.

wai wela  n. see puale wai wela, hydrothermal vent... [+]VOL

wai welawela [wai wela·wela]  n. warm or hot spring.

Waiwelawela [Wai-welawela]  placename. a warm-spring pool near Kapoho, Hawaiʻi, covered in the 1960 eruption; also known as Warm Springs. (PH 210.). lit.: warm water.

waiwi  n. var. spelling of waiawī, the yellow strawberry guava (Psidium cattleianum f. lucidum)... AltSpel PLA TRE

wai wiliau [wai wili·au]  n. side pool, as in a stream. lit., pool (that) moves in eddies.

waka₁  vs. sharp, protruding.

waka₂  same as ʻowaka, wawaka, open, sprout... to flash.

waka  s. Appearance; the personal appearance of one.

Waka₃  a moʻo guardian in many stories. She had moʻo, human, spider, and eel forms. As guardian of Lāʻieikawai in Paliuli, she prepared for her a house thatched with feathers (HM 526, 529). As guardian of Hinakekā, or equated with her, she floated as a gourd in the sea and was taken into Wākea's canoe (HM 219).

wā kaʻawale  leisure (EH)

wā kahiko  n. ancient times, antiquity.

wakaikai  v. To examine; to look at; to look round. see makaikai.

Wakalū  Waterloo (EH)

wā kamaliʻi [ kama·liʻi]  n. childhood. also wā liʻiliʻi.

koʻu kamaliʻimy childhood

wakame  n. wakame (若布), an edible Japanese seaweed (Undaria pinnatifida). Japn.. [+]FOO, SWD

wakawai  water source (EH)

wakawaka₁ [waka·waka]  redup. of waka₁, sharp, protruding....;
  • serrated, pointed, sharp, as a rake's prongs or the spikes of a sea urchin;
  • hilly.
 
[Ka ʻoi a i ʻole ke kukū ʻana o kekahi mea ʻoi. Ka ʻoi loa me ka nihoniho pū e like me ka pahi nihoniho.],

Hāmākua i ka wakawaka.Hāmākua with the sharp hills. (ON 439)

puhi niho wakawakasharp-toothed eel [a mighty warrior] (ON 2720)

wakawaka₂ [waka·waka]  redup. of waka₂, open; sprout; flash...

wakawaka  adj. see waka. Shining; glistening; flaming. Kin. 3:24. Wakawaka o Mano e moku ai ka hako.

Wākea, Ākea [-kea, Ā·kea]  n. the mythical ancestor of all Hawaiians. (Kep. 61–7)... according to Hawaiian tradition, a man rather than a god (HM 294). see Haumea, Hoʻohokukalani, Papa, Waka. Probably lit., expanse.

Wākea [·kea]  see Hoʻohokuikalani.

wā keiki  n. childhood.

wā keiki kāne  n. boyhood.

wakewake  s. see wekaweka. The black liquid of the squid.

waki  var. spelling of uaki, watch.

waki  s. Eng. see wati.

Wakikana, Vatikana [waki·kana]  n. Vatican. Eng. G

waki kiaʻi hale  n. house guard.

Wākine  placename. place, Kuliʻouʻou, Honolulu, named for the Joaquin family of ranchers who lived in the valley above Kuliʻouʻou at the time Charles Costa subdivided the tract. (TM). lit.: Joaquin.

Wakinekona, Wakinetona [wakine·kona]  n. Washington. Eng. G

Wakinekona [wakine·kona]  n. Washington; Washingtonian. G

Wakinetona  var. spelling of Wakinekona, Washington...

Wākiu [-kiu]  placename. land section near Hāna, Maui. lit.: northwest wind sound.

wākiuma [·kiuma]  vt. to vacuum. Eng.

wākiuma [·kiuma]  n. vacuum; to vacuum.

wala  vi.
  • to tilt,
  • lift backwards,
  • fall backwards;
  • to throw backwards, as with a backhand flip.

Ua wala ʻia mai au i ka pahi.A knife was thrown at me.

wala kīʻahato tip the glass in drinking, tipple

wala  v. see hoala. To excite; to stir up; to throw stones; to pelt; to be or feel hurt.

walaa  v. For walaia. To be thrown; to be thrown, as a stone; to be pelted; walakike ka ihe, walaa ka pohaku, the spears were hurled back and forth, the stones were thrown.

walaʻau  vi. to talk, speak, converse; formerly, to talk loudly, shout. see saying, makani₁. bc PNP *walakau.

hoa walaʻauperson to speak with

hoʻowalaʻauto cause talk, start talk or conversation

kumepala walaʻautinkling cymbal (1-Kor. 13.1)

walaʻau ka wahato speak too much

walaʻau waleto talk for the sake of talking, chatter; talkative, garrulous

walaau  v. To speak in a boisterous manner, as a crazy person. To cry out, as in fear; to shout, as in battle. To make a noise of lamentation for a deceased person. Hoo. To cause or make a noise. Isa. 42:2. To make a confused unmeaning noise. s. A noise; a confused noise as of a riotous multitude. Puk. 32:17. see uwauwa. A noise, as a wailing for the dead. Any loud boisterous talk or noise with more or less indistinctness or want of meaning. adj. Noisy; obstreperous; confused; disorderly.

walaʻau nui  scream (EH)

walaʻau wale  chatter, garrulous, jabber, talkative (EH)

walaheʻe [wala·heʻe]  var. spelling of alaheʻe, a shrub or small tree. PLA TRE

walahee  s. Name of a shrub, the leaves used in coloring black.

walaheʻe haole [wala·heʻe haole]  var. spelling of alaheʻe haole, mock orange. PLA

wala kīʻaha  tipple (EH)

walakīkē [wala··]  vt. to toss, hurl back and forth, as spears in battle. WAR

walakike  v. see walaa above. To toss or throw back and forth, as spears in battle; walakike ka ihe, walaa ka pohaku.

wala kua  vi. to fall over backward; to throw or stab at the back; to turn a somersault backwards; to rear, as a horse.

wālana [·lana]  var. of wānana, prophecy; to prophesy, predict, prognosticate, foresee, foretell... (For. 6:489)

walania [wala·nia]  nvs. anguish, burning pain, woe, torment; anguishing, smarting. bc [Ka wiʻu loa o ka ʻeha ma ke kū ʻana paha o ka wāwae i ka wana a ke kiki ʻia paha e ke kanapī. Ka ʻeha loa o ka naʻau no ke kaumaha a i ʻole ka mihi paha; ʻo "welenia" kekahi ʻano o keia huaʻōlelo hoʻokahi.],ILL

hoʻowalaniato cause pain, wound

ʻeha walania a ka make mau loa.The agonizing pain of eternal death.

ʻO liliʻu ʻo loloku ʻo walania i ke kiʻiʻōnohi.Smarting, tearful, burning are the eyeballs. (song)

walania ke kiʻiʻōnohismarting eyeballs

walania  v. For walaia, n inserted, to be hurt. To smart, as a wound; to feel pained from an external hurt. s. A stinging pain, as a burn. Deep anguish of heart at something said.

walanuka, walanuta [wala·nuka]  n. walnut. (Juglans spp.) Eng. (Neal 296)PLA

walanuta  var. spelling of walanuka, walnut...

walawala₁ [wala·wala]  redup. of wala, to tilt, lift backwards, fall backwards; to throw backwards, as with a backhand flip....; to tilt, as a canoe in waves. CAN

walawala pahūto fall backwards and land with a thud

walawala  v. see wala. To be excited; to make a great noise; to shout; to cry out. To fall, as a man from a high place, turning over and over. To refuse; to deny; no'u no ka hewa, aole au e walawala ae; ae aku no.

Walawala₂ [wala·wala]  n. rain name. WIN

walawalaʻau [wala·walaʻau]  rare redup. of walaʻau, talk, shout...

walawalaau  v. see walaau. To make a noise so as to disturb one's hearing; to make a great noise in talking; e paepae, e lohelohe. Walawalaau i ka pali o Kolokini, Me he hanehane la ka leo i Waialoha.

walawalakī [wala·wala·]  vi. to fall back; to plummet to the ground.

walawalania [wala·wala·nia]  redup. of walania, anguish, burning pain, woe, torment...

walawala pahū  fall backwards (EH)

wale₁  n. slime, mucus, phlegm; sticky sap, as from cuts in tree ferns and māmaki wood that is mixed with bark in making tapa. cf. waha wale. bc [PPn *wale, slimy, slimy substance]FER TAP TRE BOD

wale  s. The phlegm or matter coughed up from the lungs. Saliva like that running from the mouth of an infant; kahe ka wale, to drool; ka wale o kona waha, spittle; saliva.

wale₂  a common part. that always follows modified words and has many meanings, as: only, just, very; alone; without pay, payment, reward, cause, reason; easily; gratuitous, free, casual. see hele wale, hikiwale, mea wale (mea₄), wale nō. bc [(FJ) PPn *wale, mad, ignorant, unskilled]

ʻai waleto eat without pay or reason; to eat alone

hana waleto do or act without justification, cause, reward

hoʻi waleto go back empty-handed

huhū walequick-tempered, angry without cause

loaʻa waleeasily obtained

Maikaʻi wale ʻo Kauaʻi.How beautiful is Kauaʻi. (song)

wale  adv. A state of being or existing without qualification; used mostly in an adverbial sense; only; alone; gratuitous, &c.; as, e noho wale, to sit only, i. e., to sit idly; e hana wale, to work only, i. e., to work without reward, gratuitously; e olelo wale, to speak without effect; e hele wale, to go as one is, i. e., to go naked. As wale has no corresponding term in English, it is difficult to define, the idea must be gained by the connection.

Wale₃, Wāle  nvs. Wales, Welshman; Welsh. Eng. G

Ke keiki aliʻi o Wale.The Prince of Wales.

Wāle  n. Wales. Prince of Wales, Keiki aliʻi o Wāle. G

Wāle  see Nūwāle Hema, New South Wales... [+]

walea₁  same as nanea, interesting, relaxed... PCP *walea. [Ka nanea ʻana; ka hoʻomaha ʻana me ka hōʻoluʻolu pū.]BIR

E walea, nanea ana paha i ka leo nahenahe o manu.Relaxing at ease with the gentle voices of the birds. (song)

hoʻowaleacaus/sim

Ka peue, pepeue, hoʻowalea o loko o ka hale.The stupid ones, the stupid, stupid ones, passing the time within the house. (For. 6:402)

Kaʻina mai ke akua pākanaka, he akua kanaka, ua walea wale, he akua kanaka, ʻo ʻoe ia, ē Kalani.Coming along is the god who knows mankind, a human god who pleases himself, a human god, such are you, O heavenly one. (chant for Kalākaua)

walea  v. To indulge in ease; to please one's self; to dwell in quiet free from care. To be satisfied with one's circumstances. Puk. 2:21.

walea₂  vs. accustomed; so familiar that one does a thing without effort, as a dance; adept; to do well and effortlessly, as an acquired skill. HUL

ua hana ā waleadone until automatic

ua walea i ka pena kiʻian experienced and perfect painter

walea  To be accustomed or habituated to a thing; to do often. adj. Accustomed; frequently doing; constant.

Walea  placename. place, Nuʻuanu, Honolulu. lit.: leisure.

waleʻā  same as weleʻā, a fish. FIS

walea  s. Name of a fish.

wale aku  and so forth (EH)

wale hau  n. sap in hau tree blossoms, chewed and swallowed to relieve constipation, and given to women before labor; slimy liquid obtained by immersing hau bark in water, drunk as a laxative. TRE ILL

hoʻowale hauunreliable, fickle, unstable; slippery and amusing, as in speech

walehau  s. The name of a medicine. The mucous from the nose.

wale hunaola [wale huna·ola]  n. cytosol, i.e. the liquid and cytoskeleton contained within a cell. lit., cell slime. cf. kale hunaola.[+]SCI

wale ʻili  n. cambium, i.e. the slippery layer under the bark of a plant which is the growing area of the stem. lit., bark slime. PLA

wale kea  n. white mucus, as in the eyes. ILL

walekea  s. Wale, slime, and kea, white. A disease of the eye; a liquid from a sore eye; white mucous.

waleluka, walerusa [wale·luka]  n. walrus. also wolu. Eng. ANI

walenia [wale·nia]  var. of walania, anguish, burining pain... [welewelenia: Ka ʻehaʻeha nui a i ʻole ka wela nui ʻana i loko o ka naʻau.]

walenia  v. For walaia, n inserted, to be hurt. To smart, as a wound; to feel pained from an external hurt. To feel pain mentally; to feel the pain of dislike or of hatred by another. To feel revengeful; to feel cut to the heart by something said. Oih. 2:37. Hoo. To cause pain to another by one's words; to use sharp words. 2 Kor. 13:10. adj. Hard; painful; severe. see walania.

wale nō  part. only, just, all, very. (Gram. 7.5)  

ʻelua wale only two

He maikaʻi wale kāu mau kūkaliki.Your boasting is quite okay. (Kel. 135)

he poʻe wāhine wale just women, only women

Maikaʻi wale Kauaʻi.So very beautiful is Kauaʻi. (EM 75)

walerusa  s. The walrus.

walewaha [wale·waha]  vs. to know a thing so well that it can be spoken without thought; letter-perfect; to know by rote or as a mother tongue. [Ka mākaukau loa ma ka ʻōlelo ʻana.]₁₀

Haʻi walewaha mai.To recite perfectly, by memory.

Ua lilo ia i mea walewaha iāia.This has become known to him letter-perfect.

wale wai  vs. slimy with saliva. fig., to talk too much.

walewaikapo  s. Wale, spittle, and wai, i. e., the water is spittle. Used in a prayer; walewaikapo; the saliva of the mouth; a prayer for a blessing.

walewale₁ [wale·wale]  redup. of wale₁, slime, mucus...

walewale  Stringy; slimy, as the secretion of the nose; as matter coughed up from the lungs. Slimy, as certain states of the fæces; nearly synonymous with aweawe; walewale ka lepo.

walewale₂ [wale·wale]  vs. deceived. rare. 

hoʻowalewaleto tempt, decoy, lead astray, beguile, fool, entice, take advantage of; tempter, temptation

hoʻowalewale hewato seduce, lead into sin

hoʻowalewale i nahekato charm snakes

walewale moekolohelibidinous soliciting, adulterous tempting

walewale  v. see wale. To be deceived; to be led astray by one. Isa. 36:14. To deceive; to entrap; to get the advantage. Hoo. To tempt; to entice; to insnare; to deceive by flatteries; hoowalewale nui mai na haole ia ia (ia Liholiho) i ka inu rama, the foreigners greatly enticed him (Liholiho) to drink rum. To suborn; to influence to wrong. Oih. 6:11. s. A temptation to evil. A tempter to evil. Forgetfulness of a thing. Indifference; slowness; destitution. s. One set apart as defiled, as a woman having given birth to a child; in her condition she was called walewale. A hala na la ehiku, a ma ka wa e pau ai ka walewale, alaila hoi mai ma ka hale o kana kane iho; a ma ka la awalu, hoi mai kana kane, noho pu, no ka mea ua pau ka walewale keiki. adj. Insnaring; enticing to evil; tempting. adv. At a venture. 1 Nal. 22:34. Without object; hele walewale lakou a lilo loa i ka hewa.

walewale₃ [wale·wale]  same as wale₂, just, only, etc. Nal. 1:22–34

walewale keiki [wale·wale keiki]  n. discharge following childbirth. BOD

walewalena [wale·walena]  n. slimy discharge.

walewalena  v. To pinch; to gnash expressive of great anger.

walewalenahesa  v. Walewale and nahesa (Heb.), serpent. To act the part of a sorcerer; to enchant.

Waleweki  n. Warwick. G

wali  S  vs.
  • smooth, thin, as poi;
  • fine, mashed, soft, powdery,
  • supple, limber, as a dancer's body.
 
. cf. nāwaliwali, niu₁, ʻōnāwali, ʻonawaliwali. bc [Pn(NP) *wali, mushy, watery] [Ke ʻano o ka ʻawa ma hope o ka mama ʻia ʻana. Kele a palupalu kūpono no ka hoʻohana ʻia ʻana; no ka poi, hoʻohui kūpono ʻia me ka wai; no ka meaʻai, naunau kūpono ʻia, a pēlā aku no nā mea ʻē aʻe e like me ko lākou ʻano.]₁₁,₁₄SWP POI HUL MUS

ʻaila hoʻowali penapaint thinner

hoʻowalito make soft, smooth, as soil, to mix, as poi or dough; to digest

lio kaʻinapu hoʻowali luagraceful, doubly supple horses (chant)

mea hoʻowali a lokodigestive organs

ʻuala hoʻowali ʻiamashed sweet potatoes

ʻūlei hoʻowali ʻualadigging stick of ʻūlei wood that softens [the earth for] sweet potatoes [sexual reference]

waha walismooth talk, smooth talker; to talk smooth; glib

wali  v. To grind to powder; to mince fine; to mix. Puk. 30:36. To grind. fig. To oppress; to over-bear, as a chief his people. Isa. 3:15. Hoo. To make soft or pliable; to reduce to powder. Puk. 32:20. To break up ground finely. adj. Fine; soft; minced finely; fine, like soft paste; fine, as flour. Kin. 18:6.

wā liʻiliʻi [ liʻi·liʻi]  see wā kamaliʻi, childhood...

like  n. simultaneous, as in simultaneous translation. lit., same time. [+]

hoʻolele likesimulcast, broadcasting over two or more channels or through two or more forms of media

Ke hoʻolele like ʻia nei ʻo "Alana I Kai Hikina" ma ka lēkiō a me ka Pūnaewele Puni Honua.“Alana I Kai Hikina” is being simulcast on the radio and on the World Wide Web.

walina  S  n. softness. cf. wali.

Walina  placename. street, Waikīkī, Honolulu. lit.: softness.

walina  adv. Used in answer to a salutation; as, walina wale laua. see welina. [He huaʻōlelo i like kona manaʻo me ka huaʻōlelo ʻo “welina” i hoʻopuka ʻia no ke aloha ʻana aku i kekahi kanaka.]₁₃

waliwali [wali·wali]  S   gentle, easygoing, good-natured, smooth. redup. of wali; cf. nāwaliwali. [Palupalu me ka ʻoluʻolu.]₁₄

Aloha au i kou maka, kou ihu waliwali kaʻu i honi.I love your eyes, your soft nose I kiss. (song)

He waliwali kāna ʻōlelo.He speaks gently, softly.

waliwali  adj. see wali. Fine; soft; paste like. Weak; limber; weak from sickness. see nawaliwali. Soft; gentle; kind, as language; ka olelo a na kanaka maikai, he waliwali ka olelo, he pepe. v. see wali. To soften, as stone or wood to make it work easily; alaila, hahao (i ka pohaku) maloko o kahi wai i mea e waliwali ai.

walo  same as uwalo, to call, resound [PPn *walo, call out, shout, announce]

Kani ka pio, walo i ke kula.The whistle sounds, carries across the plain.

walo  v. see ualo, to cry out; to complain.

walohia₁ [walo·hia]  pathos; touching, pathetic. [Ka mea minamina a aloha wale. He mea e minamina ai ka naʻau no ke kaumaha a pilikia paha. Piha i ke aloha kaumaha.],,₁₄

Eia ʻo Kapili ē, ke haʻalipo nei ana lipo walohia.Here is Kapili, her grief and anguish darkened. (lament for Leleiōhoku)

moʻolelo piha walohiatale full of pathos

walohia₂ [walo·hia]  pas/imp. of walo, same as uwalo, to call, resound...

waloina [walo·ina]  same as walo, to call.

waloina  v. To call to a chief with a voice of praise and admiration; waloina aku ke alii o Kaakahi.

walowalo [walo·walo]  redup. of walo, to call, resound... PPN *walowalo. [Ke kāhea leo nui ʻana.]₁₀

walowalo  v. To strike, as a sound upon the ear; to hear a sound; to hear indistinctly; to strike back, as an echo. see walawalaau. Walowalo e hea ka leo o Kalakua, Walawalaau i ka pali o Kolokini, Me he hanehane la ka leo i Waialoha, Me I ka uwe hoouwe a ka lawakea.

-walu  many. (Eight being a sacred number may have led to this extension of the meaning.) cf. kūwaluwalu, makawalu, olowalu, puwalu. MTH

walu₁  vt. to claw, scratch, rub, grate, rasp, scrape. cf. waʻu, to grate, scrape, scratch, rasp, claw, wear away by friction... bc [PPn *waru, scrape v]

ʻuwalusame as walu₁, to claw

walunaclawing, scratching

waluwaluredup. of walu₁, claw, scratch...

wawaluredup. of walu₁, to scratch.

walu  vt. to scratch with claws, as a cat. cf. waʻu.

walu  v. To scratch, as a cat; to scratch, as a person with his fingers. To rub; to rasp; to polish; to pinch.

walu₂  n. oilfish (Ruvettus pretiosus), caught in deep water; large, much prized for eating and used as a cathartic. see ex. makuʻu₃. bc [(CP) PPn *walu, tuna sp]FIS

walu  s. Name of a fish having very hard scales.

walu₃  num. eight, eighth (walu and other multiples of four are formulistic numbers; cf. -walu). bc [(AN) PPn *walu, eight]MTH

hapawaluone eighth

kanawalueighty,

walu  adj. num. Eight; ka walu, the eighth. Oihk. 9:1. As a cardinal it is generally prefixed by a or e; as, awalu, ewalu, eight. Gram. § 115:4.

Walu  placename. way, Mānoa, Honolulu. lit.: to scratch or eight.

wālua₁ [·lua]  vt. to carry on a pole on the shoulders, of two.

wālua₂ [·lua]  n. middle, interior. (Mele 3.10)

walua  s. The middle; the interior. Mel. Sol. 3:10.

wā luahine  old age (fem.) (EH)

waluhia₁ [walu·hia]  pas/imp. of walu₁.

waluhia₂ [walu·hia]  n. bird name (no data). BIR

waluna  n. clawing, scratching. cf. walu₁.

wāluna [·luna]  prophecy. (And.)

waluna  s. A prophecy.

waluwalu [walu·walu]  redup. of walu₁, claw, scratch...

waluwalu  v. see walu. To scratch much or frequently; to pinch up with all the fingers. see umiki.

wā ma hope, wā mahope  the future

wā maikaʻi  good times (EH)

wā maloʻo  drought (EH)

wā mamao  distant time (EH)

wā mamua, wā ma mua  n. formerly, old times.

wana₁  n. a sea urchin, as Diadema paucispinum and Echinothrix diadema, considered by some an ʻaumakua. PPN *wana. FIS

wana  s. A species of the sea-egg of the size and shape of a turnip; he ia poepoe me he ina la, he oioi mawaho.

wana₂  nvs. sharp-pointed, as sea-urchin spines; jagged, sharp; spike

wana  adj. Pronged; sharp pointed; externally jagged.

wana₃  n.
  • a long spike or streak of light, as at dawn;
  • to appear, as a ray of light.
 
. cf. wanaʻao. PCP *wana. WIN

wana kau lania streak in the heavens, as of light or cloud

wana  v. To come; to approach; to appear, as the early dawn. see wanaao.

wanaʻā [wana·ʻā]  n. laser. SCI

kukuna wanaʻālaser beam

wanaʻao  nvi. dawn; to dawn. bc [Ka wāŠ e eo ai ka pōš i ke ao. Ke kakahiaka nui, ka manawa e ao ai ka pō. Kakahiaka nui loa. Ka wā e puka ai ka Lā a ao mai ka pō. Ka wā e lilo ai ka pō i ao.],₁₂,₁₄,₁₈,₁₉

wanaao  v. Wana, to appear, and ao, light. To dawn, as the first light in the morning; to appear, as the dawn. see waanaao. s. The near approach of morning. Kin. 19:15. The early dawn of the morning; the first light of day. Ios. 6:15. Twilight; molehulehu.

wana hina  S  n. streak of gray, as in hair.

wanahina  adj. Becoming gray, as a person; gray headed.

Wanaka  placename. street, Āliamanu, Honolulu. (TM). lit.: Wanda.

wana kauila [wana kau·ila]  n. a wana with dark spikes. lit., kauila wood wana. FIS

Wanakoua, Vanakoua [wana·koua]  n. Vancouver. Eng. G

wānana [·nana]  nvt. prophecy; to prophesy, predict, prognosticate, foresee, foretell. also wālana. bc [Pn(NP) *waanaŋa, speech, to speak] [Ka hana a ke kahuna a i ʻole ka makāula ma ka hōʻike ʻana i nā mea e hiki mai ana i kēia mua aku. Ka ʻike ʻana o kekahi kanaka i nā mea e hana ʻia ana ma mua hoʻi o ka manawa i hana ʻia ai ia hana; ʻo ia hoʻi, wānana kekahi kanaka e hū ana ka pele i kēia pule aʻe, a i ka hiki ʻana mai o ia pule, ua hū nō kā! Ua wānana ʻia ka hū ʻana mai o ka pele. Haʻi mua ma mua o ka manawa.],₁₃,₁₄

KawānanakoaThe brave prophecy. (name)

wānana i ke au a ka manawaweather forecast

wānana [·nana]  n. prediction; to predict, as in a scientific experiment. see waiwai wānana.

mākau wānanaprediction skill

wanana  v. To prophecy; to foretell future events; to preach; to declare the will of the gods. Nah. 11:25. s. A prophecy; the declaration of the kilo or of the kaula; a declaration made before hand of what is to be, which was known by its fulfillment.

wānana i ke au o ka manawa  forecast (of) weather (EH)

Wānanalua [Wānana-lua]  placename. land section and Congregational church at Hāna, Maui. lit.: double prophecy.

Wānanapaoa [Wānana-paoa]  placename. island (0.09 acres, 40 feet elevation), Waimea Bay, Oʻahu. lit.: unsuccessful prophecy.

wanaoʻa [wana·oʻa]  vs. projecting in every direction, as the spines of a sea urchin; sharp-edged and projecting; to bristle, radiate.

wanaoa  v. To project; to extend any way beyond the body of a thing. s. A projection or an extension, as the fingers of the sea-egg.

wanawana [wana·wana]  spiny, thorny, as cactus; spiked, pointed; sharp, as jagged cliffs, spine, quills. redup. of wana₂; [PPn *wana-wana, spiny, prickly, bristly (Clk)] [Nui nā kukū a mea like paha e ʻoiʻoi aku ana, e like me ka wana.]₁₂

He wana ka iʻa, wanawana ka lani.Sea urchin the sea creature, thorny the heavens [a fierce battle].

wanawana  v. see wana and wanaoa. To extend; to stretch out; to project. adj. Having sharp points; thorny.

waniki  nvt. varnish; to paint. see kuka waniki. Eng. (Kel. 135)

waniki  n. lacquer.

waniki kopala  copal varnish (EH)

wanila  nvs. vanilla. Eng.

wanilina [wani·lina]  n. vanilin, a crystalline solid used chiefly as a flavoring agent and in perfumery. Eng. SCI FOO

Wanini  placename. old name for ʻAnini, Kauaʻi.

wānini [·nini]  var. spelling of ānini, a plant. PLA

Wanuatu [wanu·atu]  n. Vanuatu. Eng. [+]G

wao  n. a general term for inland region usually forested but not precipitous and often uninhabited. see ex. below. bc [(MP) PPn *wao, forest] [He māhele kūlohelohe o ka ʻāina, a he wahi i noho nui ʻole ʻia e ke kanaka, ʻoiai naʻe, he wao nō i kapa ʻia he wao kanaka.]₁₄

holo puahia i ka wao o lehuaswiftly running in the lehua forest

wao  s. A space on the sides of mountains next below the kuahea; it is also called waonahele and waoeiwa; a place of spirits; the dwelling place of the gods; a wild place as appears from the compounds. NOTE.—Wao and wau are similar in some of their meanings. adj. High; long; a high shady place unfrequented; thick with vines.

wao  v. see wau. To scratch; to scrape; to grate; wao aku la ke kahuna i ka ipu awa, a me ke kukui, a me ka uala, a me ke ko, a me ka wai maoli.

wao akua  n. a distant mountain region, believed inhabited only by spirits (akua); wilderness, desert. see ex. panoa, pua₁.

wao akua nui a Saharagreat Sahara desert

waoakua  s. Wao, place, and akua, god. A region on the side of a mountain below the waomaukele; it has but a small growth of trees; or perhaps wa, space, o, of, and akua, god, that is, a region of the gods; a desert; a desolate place, generally back from the sea and uninhabited; a place where gods, ghosts and hobgoblins are supposed to reside. see auakua.

waoʻeiwa  n. an inland region.

waoeiwa  s. Name of a region on the sides of mountains covered with vegetation and small forest trees. syn. with wao and waonahele.

wā ʻohi  harvest (season) (EH)

waohua [wao·hua]  vi. to plot to trap. rare. 

wao ʻilima  n. an area at a lower altitude than that called wao ʻamaʻu; also ʻāpaʻa. see ʻamaʻu₂.

wao kanaka  n. an inland region where people may live or occasionally frequent, usually considered below the wao akua.

waokanaka  s. A region on the side of a mountain next below the waoakua; it is a region where people may live and where vegetables may be cultivated; ma'u is another name.

Waokanaka [Wao-kanaka]  placename. street and place, upper Nuʻuanu, Honolulu, named for inland inhabited regions (wao kanaka), below the uninhabited wao akua (god uplands).

waoke  s. The name of a shrub or bush from the bark of which kapa is made; a species of mulberry; also written wauke and kawauke.

o ke kōkua hua mele [ o ke ·kua hua mele]  n. space between horizontal lines on a musical staff. lit., space of the musical staff. also o ke kōkua. cf. laina o ke kōkua hua mele. MUS

wao kele  S  n. rain belt, upland forest. [Ka ululāʻau kahi nui o ka ua. Ka uka ua nui a kanaka ʻole.]₁₀,₁₄WIN

Ka ʻuhane i ka wao kele.The soul in the rainy depths. (FS 273)

waokele  A long tall ohia tree.

waokele  s. The shadow of death; death's shade. see malukoi and mauhaalele.

wao koa  n. inland region where koa trees grow. TRE

wao kuahiwi [wao kua·hiwi]  n. montane area. lit., mountain region. see wao kumu kuahiwi. GEO

wao kuahiwi haʻahaʻalower montane area

wao kuahiwi kiʻekiʻeupper montane area

wao kumu kuahiwi [wao kumu kua·hiwi]  n. vegetation area at the base of a mountain. lit., region (at) base (of) mountain. see wao kuahiwi. PLA

wao laʻalāʻau [wao laʻa··ʻau]  n. alpine shrubland. lit., shrub region. GEO

wao lāʻau  same as wao nahele, inland forest region, jungle, desert...

waolaau  s. An upland and uncultivated region, where tall trees grow and thick shades are found.

wao lani  n. mountain area believed occupied by gods.

Waolani [Wao-lani]  placename. street, land division, valley, and stream in upper Nuʻuanu Valley, Honolulu. The first Hawaiian heiau, built by the gods, was in the area. Kāne and Kanaloa lived here (HM 332) and here the first man, Wākea, was born. In For. 6:408–413 and in Fornander, 1969:280, is the story of Kualiʻi, who crossed the mountains by the Nuʻuanu and Kalihi passes, assembled his men at Keanaokamanō ridge that overlooks Waolani, then descended to Kawaluna heiau to offer sacrifices, and finally won a victory at Waolani. lit.: heavenly mountain area.

wao lipo  n. inland region, said by (Kam) to be between the waoʻeiwa and the wao nahele. lit., dark wao.

wao maʻu kele  S   same as wao kele, rain belt, upland forest...

waomaukele  s. Name of a region on the sides of mountains next below the waoeiwa and above the waoakua; the trees are larger than in the waoeiwa.

wao nahele  n. inland forest region, jungle, desert. (Hal. 107.4)

waonahele  s. Wao and nahele, covered with vegetation. A place on the sides of mountains overgrown with grass, weeds, bushes, &c.; a wilderness; a waoakua, but with vegetation.

wā oʻo  n. maturity.

wao one  n. desert.

wāʻōpio, wāʻōpiopio [wāʻō·pio, wāʻō·pio·pio]  n. youth (time of).

wāʻōpiopio  var. spelling of wāʻōpio, youth...

pāʻani [ ·ʻani]  n. recess, as during school. lit., time (for) playing. SPO

wāpine, vabine [·pine]  n. the lemon verbena (Aloysia triphylla), a South American shrub, with rough lemonscented, narrow leaves, and small white or lavender flowers in spikes. Formerly the plant was a favorite in Hawaiian gardens, and was used in leis. Eng. (Neal 724)PLA FLO LEI

wā pōpilikia  bad times, times of trouble (EH)

Watalu  Waterloo (EH)

wati  s. Eng. A watch; a clock; a period of time. Puk. 14:24. see uati, var. spelling of uaki, watch...

wau  var. of au, I. bc PPN *au.

wau  pers. pron., first person. I. Gram. § 122, 124. NOTE.—The w in this word seems unnecessary; it is formed by the coalescence of the emphatic o and au, the pronoun proper; thus the simple form au, emphatic o au, pronounced quickly becomes wau. The several forms are au, o au, wau and owau. v. To say I; to answer I to a question; wau aku la no hoi au, owau, I answered to him, I.

waʻu, uaʻu  nvt. to grate, scrape, scratch, rasp, claw, wear away by friction; grater, scraper, as of cowry or other shell. also uwaʻu, walu. [(OC) PPn *aku, scrape out with hands] [E kauō i ka mikiʻao ma luna o ka ʻili i mea e pau ai ka maneʻo no nā kumu like.]₁₉

waʻu  vt. to scratch, as an itch. also waʻuwaʻu. cf. walu.

wau  v. see wao. To scrape; to scratch; to rub; to polish. To clean out, as the inside of a calabash which would require scraping. see wauwau.

wā ua  n. rainy season. WIN

wauʻaha  n. prayer for deliverance or thanksgiving.

wauaha  adj. In prayer; entire deliverance, freedom from, &c.; pali wauaha kua makani holo uka.

wauakua  s. see waoakua.

wauau  v. To go out of the path in traveling; to travel crookedly where there is no road. adv. Crookedly; perversely; unfeelingly.

wā uʻi  n. youth, time of physical perfection.

wauke.jpgborder=0wauke  n. the paper mulberry (Broussonetia papyrifera), a small tree or shrub, from eastern Asia, known throughout the Pacific for its usefulness. It belongs to the fig or mulberry family. The bark was made into tough tapa used for clothing, bed clothes; it lasted longer than māmaki tapa. cf. poʻaʻaha₂. (Neal 301) [Pn(CE) *aute, paper mulberry] [He mea kanu loloa o ke kumu i hoʻoulu ʻia e ka poʻe kahiko i mea i hana ʻia ai ka paʻūpaʻū, ka malo, ka pāʻū, ke kapa, a me nā lole ʻē aʻe o lākou.]₁₄TAP PLA TRE CLO

wauke  s. see waoke. The kapa shrub.

Wauke  placename. street, Diamond Head section, Honolulu. lit.: paper mulberry.

ʻukē  n. period of a pendulum. lit., time (of) pendulum swing. MTH

wauke kuʻikuʻi [wauke kuʻi·kuʻi]  n. bast from fully mature wauke that required more beating (kuʻikuʻi) than younger wauke (wauke ohiohi). (Kam. 76:40)

waukelenuiaiku  s. The name of the chief who killed the fabled bird halulu. The young of the bird that waited on Kiwaa; he keiki na ka manu i lawe na Kiwaa. see the mele.

wauke mālolo [wauke ·lolo]  n. a wauke that was used medicinally, perhaps as a substitute for the mālolo (flying fish) often used in sacrifices. FIS

wauke puakai [wauke pua·kai]  n. wauke bast dyed red for use as coloring material in tapa. (Kam. 76:114)TAP

waʻu niu  n.v. coconut grater; to grate coconut. CN

wā ʻuʻuku  n. childhood. lit., small time. see ex. hiwahiwa.

wauwau, wauau [wau·wau, wau·au]  vi. to travel off the path or crookedly. rare. 

waʻuwaʻu [waʻu·waʻu]  redup. of waʻu, to grate, scrape, scratch, rasp, claw... PPN *wakuwaku.

pōhaku waʻuwaʻu ʻilistone that claws the skin [name of a stone offshore at Waikapuna, Kaʻū; formerly persons would entice a would-be lover to this stone and scratch his or her skin as an indication of sexual possession]

wauwau  v. see wao. To scratch as a cat; to scratch when one itches; to rub; to polish; to scrape. Iob. 2:8.

wawā  tumultuous; racket, loud talk, echo, sound of distant voices, roar: rumored, talked about, resounding, repeating (see hānau wawā). redup. of wā₃, wā₄; PPN *wawaa. [Ke kani nui ʻana o nā leo walaʻau he nui loa. Leo nui e lohe hāpala ʻia o nā kānaka e ʻuā ana, a i ʻole kekahi hana kūlohelohe ikaika.],₁₄

ahu wawā ka nahelea mass of sound in the forest [of rumor, gossip]

hoʻowawācaus/sim

ka wawā lapuwaleprofane babblings (1-Tim. 6.20)

Ua wawā ʻia e kaua ana aupuni ʻelua.It is rumored that the two governments are going to battle.

wawa  v. To shout in a noisy tumultuous way; to bawl in a vociferous confused manner. s. A tumult, as the action of a tumultuous assembly. Babbling, vain, foolish talking. 1 Tim. 6:20. A confused noise, as of a battle at a distance. 2 Sam. 18:29. The confused noise of a multitude. adj. Noisy on account of great multitudes; tumultuous. Isa. 22:2.

wāwae₁ [·wae]  nvs. leg, foot, paw; upper leg of a crab; foot of a rainbow; trousers (rare); afoot, on foot; to walk. see hele wāwae. bc PPN *waʻe, PCP *wae(wae. VOL BOD SPO

kinipōpō peku wāwaefootball

lole wāwaetrousers

pōhaku ʻai wāwae o Malamafeet-eating rocks of Malama [of sharp aa lava] (ON 2673)

puaʻa wāwae loloalong-legged pig [human sacrifice] ; cf. Tahitian ʻaavae.)

wāwae olonālinen breeches (Puk. 28.42)

wāwae [·wae]  n. leg. see aʻa kino kū wāwae, aʻa puʻuwai kū wāwae, iwi kū wāwae, iwi manamana wāwae, iwi pili wāwae, iwi poli wāwae. VOL BOD SPO

wāwae nohochair leg

wāwae pākaukautable leg

wawae  s. The leg of a person or animal; the foot. NOTE.—Hawaiians have no separate words for leg and foot, wawae includes both; so lima includes both hand and arm. see lima. A pair of pantaloons; so called from the legs; breeches. Puk. 28:42.

wāwae₂ [·wae]  n. hula step (general name). bc HUL

wawae  A post of duty belonging to gods and priests.

wāwae₃ [·wae]  n. ray, as in geometry. also ʻaoʻao. MTH

wāwaeʻalalā [·wae·ʻala·]  n. crow's feet, a kind of plant. comb. PLA

wāwaeʻami [·wae·ʻami]  n. arthropod. lit., jointed legs. INS

wāwae ʻēpane  n. overalls (KAN)

wāwae huki [·wae huki]  n. cramps in foot or leg, charley horse.

wāwaeʻiole [·waeʻiole]  n. a cosmopolitan tropical club moss (Lycopodium cernuum), a far-creeping mosslike plant, growing .3 to 1.5 m high. Its stems and many branches are covered with short, narrow-pointed leaves, and are made into Christmas wreaths. Eight other species of club mosses also bear this name. (Neal 2–3) Other analysts call wāwaeʻiole, Codium edule, and list ʻaʻala- ʻula and ʻalaʻula as variant names. Some equate huluhulua-ʻiole and huluʻiole with wāwaeʻiole. PLA

wāwae kiʻi [·wae kiʻi]  same as kiʻi₄, wāwae₂, a hula step.

wawaele  redup. of waele, to weed, clear, remove grass or weeds...

Nāna i wawaele i ke ala, mahope aku kākou.He cleared the way, we came later [respect is due an older sibling].

wāwae loloa  long-legged (EH)

Wawaeolepe [Wawae-olepe]  placename. land section, Kamalō qd., Molokaʻi.

wāwae olonā  linen trousers (EH)

wāwae pehu [·wae pehu]  S  n. gout, swollen legs or feet. ILL

wawaha  to storm, rave, rant. redup. of waha₁, mouth, opening...

wawaha  v. lit. To mouth. see waha. To rail; to storm at one; to curse with a loud obstreperous voice.

wāwahi [·wahi]  to tear down, shatter, wreck, dash to pieces, break into, demolish; to break, as a law or a twenty-dollar bill; to cause disorder. redup. of wāhi; cf. pōhaku wāwahi waʻa. (Gram. 6.2.1)   bc PCP *waawasi. HUL

mīkini wāwahi pōhakurock crusher

wāwahi i ka huato break the egg

wāwahi i ka manawato keep open an infant's fontanel by applying crushed pōpolo berries; it was believed that an infant might be fed through the fontanel

wāwahi hulato disturb a hula show by presenting a rival show

wāwahi puʻupaʻato ravish a virgin

wāwahi [·wahi]  vt. to break, change, as a twenty-dollar bill.

vt. to break apart, i.e. breaking a number into addends or factors, in math.

wawahi  v. see wahi, to break. To break to pieces; to break down; to demolish, as a house or building. 2 Nal. 21:3. To break, as bread; to break open, as a box or chest. To split; to break up, as rocks. 1 Nal. 19:11. To break up, as a boat; wawahiia hoi ka waapa i kui houhou, the boat also was broken up for the nails to make awls. To break down, as idols. Puk. 23:24. To break up, i. e., to take down, as a tent. Nah. 10:17. To break down, as a tower. Lunk. 8:9.

wāwahia [·wahia]  pas/imp. of wāwahi. PCP *waawa(a)sia. MUS

Ua wāwahia, ua nāhāhā, ua heleleʻi ka papa.Split, shattered, crumbled foundation. (chant)

wāwahie [·wahie]  n. fuel. see uila puhi wāwahie.

wāwahie mōʻalihakufossil fuel

wāwahie wīhakufossil fuel

wāwahi hale [·wahi hale]  n.v. burglary, housebreaking; to break and enter.

wawahiia  s. Participle passive. A breaking up; a destruction, as of a city. Ier. 19:8, 11.

wāwahi panakō [·wahi panakō]  v. to break the bank, as in chee-fah or other games.

wāwahiwaʻa₁ [·wahi·waʻa]  n. borer that bores into canoe hulls, a teredo. lit., canoe breaker CAN

wāwahiwaʻa₂ [·wahi·waʻa]  same as kaupau, a seaweed. SWD

wawai  vs. watered well, watery. PPN *wawai.

wawai  s. Wa, space, and wai, water. A land of water; a well watered land; he auwai, he pipiwai, he uwahiwai e kulu ana, he kowakowau.

Wāwāʻia [Wāwā-ʻia]  placename. land division and gulch, Kamalō qd., south Molokaʻi. lit.: noisy.

wawaka  same as wakawaka, flashing see ʻea wawaka.

wawalania [wawala·nia]  same as walawalania, pain.

wawali  S   same as waliwali, smooth.

wawali  v. see wali and waliwali. To soften; to make fine; to reduce to pulp. adj. see wali. Soft; fine; flexible; good humored.

wawalo  redup. of walo, call, resound... PPN *wawalo. [Ke kahea nui ʻana. Ke kāhea leo nui ʻana. Kani kūpīnaʻi ma kahi ākea.],,₁₄WIN

Kohā ka leo o ka wai kini, ua laʻi , ka wawalo i ka ʻohu noe i mauna .The roaring voice of the many waters is calm, tra-la, the roaring in the misty clouds in the mountains, tra-la. (song)

wawalo  v. see ualo, walo and uwalo. To cry out; to call; to make a noise of calling. Ua lai hea wawalo i ka ohu no na mauna, Uina ka wai o na molokamaaha.

wawalu  redup. of walu₁, to scratch.

wawalu  v. see walu. To scratch, as a cat or a person; to pinch; to quarrel, as a man and his wife.

Wāwāmalu [Wāwā-malu]  placename. Sandy Beach; formerly Āwawamalu.

wawana  redup. of wana₂, sharp. PCP *wawana.

wawana  adj. Rough; thorny, as a road; difficult of traveling. see wana, adj.

Wawau  see Liolioiwawau, a star. STA

Wawau  placename. land section near Moʻokini heiau, Kohala, Hawaiʻi. Point near Spreckelsville, Maui. This name is probably cognate with an old name for Raʻiātea in the Society Islands, for an inland area at Vaitaha, Tahuʻata, Marquesas, and for Vavaʻu, an island in the Tongan group. see Appendix 9.

wawaʻu 
  • redup. of waʻu to grate, scrape, scratch, rasp, claw, wear away by friction...;
  • fig., ill-natured, quarrelsome.
   
PPN *wawaku.

ʻO ʻaoʻao apau o ua wahi mokupuni pōhaku , he mania e hiki ʻole ai i māiʻuʻu o ke kanaka ke wawaʻu aku ā kau i luna.All the sides of this rocky island are slippery and men cannot claw with their fingernails to rest on top. (Maka 3)

wawau  v. see wau and wauwau. To scratch; to pinch with the fingers; hence, to be quarrelsome; to be unfriendly; wawau i ka ili o ke kane ame ka wahine. adj. Scratching; pinching; cross; unfriendly.

wāwau [·wau]  n. name recorded as an insulting term similar to dumb brute. rare. 

wawe  vs. quickly; fast. bc [(OC) PPn *wawe, quick, prompt] [Ka hana koke ʻana, ka hana ʻana me ka wikiwiki a me ka ʻeleu.]₁₇

hikiwawequickly or easily done

wawe 

helu wawehotline

helu wawe maluōconservation hotline

wawe  adv. Quickly; suddenly; hastily; soon; hiki wawe, quickly done.

Wawe  placename. place, Foster Village subdivision, Hālawa, Waipahu qd., Oʻahu. Name suggested by Mary Kawena Pukui in 1956. lit.: quick, fast.

wāwena [·wena]  nvs. heat; hot.

Nui ka wāwena o kēia .This sun is very hot.

wā wī  famine (EH)

wa    we    wi    wo    wu       -top-

we

wea    weaw    wede    wefa    wehe    wehi    weka    weke    weki    weko    weku    wela    wele    weli    welo    welu    wena    wene    wenu    weo    weok    weow    wepa    wepe    wese    weta    weu    weuw    wewe    

we  v. see ue and uwe. To weep; to cry; to salute. To move anything forward or sideways. see ue, to hitch along.

wē₁  vt. to sift. rare. 

wē₂  n. the letter "w."

weʻa₁  same as weʻaweʻa₁, help, abet...

Kāu e weʻa mai nei iaʻu.What you tempt me to.

wea  v. To question for the purpose of eliciting some secret, as theft, or to try to buy stolen articles; to act skillfully in questioning one so that he shall not suspect the design of the questioner.

weʻa₂  n. a red dye; to print or color red. COL

wea  To print or color red. s. A red dye; red coloring matter; he koho ulaula.

weʻaweʻa₁ [weʻa·weʻa]  nvt. to help, abet, or tempt, especially in love affairs; accomplice; accessory in crime; one who aids or incites but does not share; procurer, pimp; to procure. [hoʻoweʻaweʻa: Ka hoʻolālā a kōkua ʻana paha i ka mea nāna e hōʻino ana iā haʻi.]₁₁LAW

ʻO wai ka weʻaweʻa o kēia mea?Who is the accomplice in this affair?

weawea  s. A procurer; a pimp; one who acts or bargains for another in licentious matters.

weʻaweʻa₂ [weʻa·weʻa]  same as ʻāweʻaweʻa, trace, streak, spot.

weawea  adj. Red; reddish; spotted with red.

Wedele  n. Weddell. Eng. G

Ke kai ʻo WedeleWeddell Sea

wefa  s. Eng. see wepa. A wafer; a seal. Puk. 16:31. Wepa palaoa, thin cakes. Nah. 6:15.

wehe₁  vt.
  • to open, untie, undo, loosen, undress, uncover, unfasten, unlock, unfurl, unsheath, unwrap, unhook,
  • to take off, as clothes;
  • to take apart, as a machine;
  • to unfix, as a bayonet;
  • to tip, as a hat;
  • to solve, as a problem;
  • exorcise; to cleanse of defilement, remove, forgive, satisfy (see ex., kīkīpani₁).
  • [to turn on water in a pipe (NKE)]
 
. see ex. alaula. bc [Pn(CE) *wese, divide, separate]

hoʻoweheto cause to open, undo, etc

wehe ā kohanato strip naked

wehe ʻaha meleto hold a concert

wehe i ka pihiunbutton the buttons

wehe  vt. to open, remove.

mea wehe kinican opener

mea wehe ʻūmiʻistaple remover

vt. to open, as a file in a computer program. Niʻihau. see pani. CMP

wehe i ke waito turn on the water

wehe  v. To open, as a door; to open, as the dawn or advance of light in the morning; a wehe ae la ke alaula o ke ao, pau ka pouli. To uncover what is covered up; to uncover, as the head. Oihk. 10:6. To uncover for illicit purposes. Oihk. 18:6, 7. To strip off the clothes from one. To open, as the eyes. fig. To open, as the heart. To open, as a well or cave. Ios. 10:22. To open, as a book; to unfold, as a scroll. Neh. 8:5. To loosen; to untie, as a string or rope. To disregard or disbelieve one's word. To reject a favor. NOTE.—The passive is sometimes written wehea instead of weheia. s. An opening; an untying; a solving, as a problem; an explanation of a difficulty. adj. Opened; separated; loosened.

wehe₂  vi. to go away. bc PCP *we(f,s)e. FIS

Ua wehe ke akule i ka hohonu.The akule [fish] has fled to the depths.

Wehe pau ka pāpale.The hat is removed [the person has left]. (ON 2928)

wehea  pas/imp. of wehe₁, open, untie...

wehea  v. Passive of wehe. see wehe, note.

wehe a kohana  to strip naked (EH)

weheʻana  n. var. spelling of wehe ʻana, opening, untying, etc.; prelude... AltSpel

wehe ʻana, weheʻana  n. opening, untying, etc.; prelude (EH)

Ka wehe ʻana i ka nanehaʻi.The solving of the problem.

wehe hala  n.v. to remove a personal transgression by prayer, with or without offering; remission of sins; name for sugar cane used in such ceremonies. SUG

wehe hou  undo (EH)

wehe houʻana i ke kino kupapaʻu  disinterment (EH)

weheʻia  untied (EH)

wehe i ka lole  undress (EH)

wehe i ka lou  unhook (EH)

wehe i ka pāpale  to tip the hat (EH)

wehe i ka pihi  unbutton (EH)

wehe i ka pili  abolish a relationship (EH)

wehe i ka pulu  to husk (EH)

wehe i ke kīlou  unhook (EH)

wehe kaiao  daybreak (EH)

Wehelauniu [Wehe-lau-niu]  n. wind name associated with Māla, Maui. WIN

wehe mai ke alaula  daybreak (EH)

wehe me ke kī  unlock (EH)

wehena₁  n.
  • opening, unfastening, taking off;
  • solution, as of a problem.

ka wehena o ke aothe opening up of light [daybreak]

pili wehena ʻoleinseparable association, close relationship

wehena ʻoleclosely related, as of blood kin

wehena₂  n. difference (with ʻaʻohe).

ʻAʻohe wehena iki aku ʻo ke aliʻi iāʻoe.There is no difference between you and the chief.

wehena papahana [wehena papa·hana]  n. opening ceremonies. lit., program opening.

wehewehe₁ [wehe·wehe]  vt. to explain. cf. puke wehewehe ʻōlelo.

wehewehe ʻanaexplanation, definition

wehewehe [wehe·wehe]  see papa wehewehe ʻōlelo.

leka wehewehecover letter

wehewehe  v. see wehe. To open frequently; to open, i. e., to expound, as language; to explain what is mysterious; to explain, as a writing or a passage in a book. Luk. 24:27. s. An explanation of anything obscure or intricate; a solving of a problem; explaining the intricacies of language. adj. Loosening; explaining; unfolding.

wehewehe₂ [wehe·wehe]  to unsaddle or unharness, as a horse; to pull growing taro stalks slightly apart so as to strengthen the corm. redup. of wehe; TAR

Wehewehe₃ [wehe·wehe]  n. name of a star (no data). STA

wehewehe ʻana  definition, demonstration, explanation, interpretation, solution (EH)

weheweheʻano  n.v. var. spelling of wehewehe ʻano, analysis; to define, analyze. AltSpel

wehewehe ʻano, weheweheʻano [wehe·wehe ʻano]  n.v. analysis; to define, analyze.

wehewehe hala [wehe·wehe hala]  redup. of wehe hala, to remove a personal transgression by prayer, with or without offering...

wehewehe hewa  misconstrue (EH)

wehewehe i ka mea hoʻopaʻa  unharness (EH)

wehewehe i ka noho lio  unsaddle (EH)

wehewehe i ka ukana  unload (EH)

wehewehe manaʻo  to explain a meaning (EH)

wehewehe moeʻuhane  to interpret dreams (EH)

wehewehena kūpono a pōkole  concise (EH)

wehewehe pono  analyze, define (EH)

wehi₁  nvt. decoration, adornment, ornament; to decorate. cf. pā wehi. PCP *we(f,s)i.

hoʻowehito beautify, decorate, adorn

wehi  n. ornament.

pōpō wehi lāʻau KalikimakaChristmas ball, the tree ornament

wehi lāʻau KalikimakaChristmas tree ornament

wehi  A wreath for the neck.

wehi₂  n. a song composed as an adornment, a song honoring someone.

Haʻina kou wehi.Sing the adornment, your song.

wehi₃  vs. dark.

Kaʻū malo ʻeka, kua wehi.Kaʻū of dirty malo and black back [due to working in the sun]. (ON 1630)

wehi  s. Blackness; a black spot; a deep dark color.

wehiwa₁  n. a variety of taro. also wewehiwa. TAR

wehiwa  s. The name of a species of kalo.

wehiwa₂  vs. dark. WIN

Hakukoʻi uli ka lani, ʻōnoninoni ke ao, wehiwa hāpokopoko ka ʻōpua.Agitated dark the heavens, disturbed the clouds, short dark cloud patches. (name song for Queen Emma)

wehiwa₃  nvs. choice, prized; a choice object.

wehiwa₄  a variety of sweet potato. SWP

wehiwa₅  n. a secret play language used on Hawaiʻi to prevent others from understanding; u was substituted for vowels: U hulu unu ūkua ūhua for E hele ana ʻoukou i hea? Where are you going?. cf. kake.

wehiwehi₁ [wehi·wehi]  festive. redup. of wehi, decoration, adornment... cf. wewehi. PCP *we(f,s)iwe(f,s)i.

hoʻowehiwehiredup. of hoʻowehi

wehiwehi  v. To be deep blue; to be black; to have black stripes. To be thick, as leaves; to be deep shaded. Hoo. To braid; to twist, as a wreath for the neck; he launahele i hoowehiwehiia, e kaei ana ma ka a i. adj. Thick together, as the leaves of a shady tree. Splendid; beautiful of face; i ka wehiwehi, i ka onaona.

wehiwehi₂ [wehi·wehi]  n. type of pāʻū, woman's skirt... CLO

weka₁  n. ink discharged by squid or octopus. FIS

weka₂  n. dark organs of an ʻopihi, a limpet. FIS

weka₃  n. first dark excreta of an infant, meconium. [Pn(??) *weta, ??]BOD

weka  s. The meconium in children; kukae weka; any slimy, mucous substance; the matter in the cyst of the squid.

weka₄  n. mucus in the eyes. also pīheka. ILL

weka₅, weta  n. weight. Eng.

teroe wetatroy weight.

Wekaminika  n. Westminister. G

wekaweka₁ [weka·weka]  same as weka₁, ink, weka₂, dark organs, weka₃, dark excreta, weka₄, mucus...

wekaweka₂ [weka·weka]  n. a foul stomach. ILL

wekaweka  v. see weka. To have a foul stomach. s. Foulness of the stomach; the black substance or liquid in the cyst of the squid. Fat unctuous matter.

wekaweka₃ [weka·weka]  vs. hardhearted; stingy.

wekaweka  To fail in the fulfillment of a bargain. To be hard; to be stingy; to be close; to be slippery. adj. Stingy; close; hard; refusing to fulfill a contract.

weke₁  nvt. crack, narrow opening; to open a crack, as a door; to separate, loosen, free. [PPn *wete, untie]

hoʻoweke, hōweketo open

weke  v. see wehe. To crack or open, as the joints of a floor; to separate, as two things united; to open, as a door. see uweke. Hoo. To cause to be opened. s. A crack; an opening.

weke.jpgborder=0weke₂  n. certain species of the Mullidae, surmullets or goatfish. All weke have large scales and are usually found in reefs, sometimes in deep water. Both red and light-colored weke were popular as offerings to the gods to turn away curses: see weke₁. For the connection of weke with nightmares, see pahulu₁. Unidentified varieties of weke are qualified by the terms koaʻe, lāʻō, moelua. see also weke ʻā or weke keʻokeʻo, weke ahulu or weke pahulu or weke pueo, weke nono, weke ʻula. [PPn *wete, goatfish, Surmullet]FIS

weke  Name of a species of fish.

weke₃  rare var. of waka, to flame, flash.

wekea₁  rare pas/imp. of weke₁, crack, narrow opening...

wekea₂  n. midday; zenith. rare. 

wekea  s. The topmost part of a tree.

weke ʻā, wekeʻaʻā  n. a fish (Mulloidichthys samoensis). lit., staring weke. FIS

wekeʻaʻā  var. spelling of weke ʻā, a fish...

weke ahulu  same as weke pahulu, weke (fish) (Upeneus arge) named for a god on Lanaʻi... FIS

Wekeka, Weseka  n. Wessex. G

wekekē [weke·]  n. whisky. Eng.

weke keʻokeʻo [weke keʻo·keʻo]  lit., white weke. same as weke ʻā;

wekelia [weke·lia]  n. wedelia, a ground cover. Eng. PLA

wēkenanā, wēsenanā [·kena·]  a pest, frequently followed by mauʻu Hilo same as he aha sananā; PLA

Wēsenanā, he mauʻu Hilo!Who cares! Just Hilo grass. No good!

weke nono  n. name given for a red weke identified as Upeneus. lit., red weke. FIS

weke pahulu  n. a weke (Upeneus arge) named for a god on Lanaʻi. lit., nightmare weke. Also called weke ahulu and weke pueo. see pahulu₁. FIS

weke pueo  n. a weke, probably the same as weke pahulu. lit., owl weke, probably so called because of similarity of stripes on the tail and the bars of the Hawaiian owl's feathers. FIS

weke ʻula  n. a species of weke (Mulloidichthys vanicolensis). The color effect of a school of weke ʻula is not red but yellow. They show themselves red when taken out of the water. lit., red weke. FIS

wekeweke₁ [weke·weke]  to open, as a crack. redup. of weke₁, crack, narrow opening, to open a crack... PPN *wetewete.

wekeweke₂ [weke·weke]  redup. of weke₃, to flame.

wekeweke  v. Hoo To cause to blaze up, as a fire; to kindle a flame; to mount upwards, as a pointed flame.

wekewekea [weke·wekea]  pried open, loosened. pas/imp. of wekeweke₁, to open, as a crack...

wēkiu [·kiu]  nvs. tip, top, topmost, summit, peak; of the highest rank or station. [Ka piko, ka nuʻu, kahi kiʻekiʻe loa.]₁₅

Kawēkuilani.The royal height [a name of Princess Kaʻiulani].

wekiu  s. The small branches of a tree that hang down from larger ones; ka lala liilii ma ka lewa o ka laau; the union of the small branches with the larger ones. The top of a tree, house, mountain or other object.

Wēkiu  placename. land area, northeast central Kauaʻi. lit.: top, summit.

weko  same as uweko, bad-smelling, musty. [Pn(CE) *keto, rotten]

wekoweko  redup. of weko, same as uweko, bad-smelling, musty...

Wekuwia, Vesuvia  n. Vesuvius. G

wela₁  nvt.
  • hot, burned; heat, temperature.
  • fig., lust, passion; to feel such.
  (wela may refer to the fiery heat of taboo, an epithet applied to Kalākaua.)
bc [(OC) PPn *wela, hot, heat]

hoʻowelato beat, burn, arouse passion

Ua wela kekahi i kekahi.One lusted for another. (Kep. 97)

Wela ka hao i kaikamāhine home lula!Hurray for the home rule girls.

Wela ka hao!The iron's hot [now is the time for fun! Whoopee! Hurray! (see also ʻalu). (ON 2929)

wela  vs. temperature, when weather considered hot. lit., hot. cf. anu, mahana, mehana. see kēkelē, wela lōpū. WIN

ʻEhia ka wela o kēia ?What's the temperature today?

wela  v. To burn. Kanl. 4:11. To be on fire. To burn or rage, as anger. Puk. 4:14. To be hot in mind; mai wela ko oukou manao i keia olelo, be not excited at the speech. To be warm. fig. To be warm, as the heart with affection for one. Hoo. To cause to burn; to set on fire; to scorch. Hoik. 16:8. s. The heat of fire or of the sun. fig. The heat of anger. A burning, as of a sore. Oihk. 13:25. Warmth. fig. Strong feelings. adj. Warm; hot; burnt; cooked; burnt very much.

wela₂  same as puhi wela, an eel. bc FIS

wela₃  n. a new field, as of sweet potatoes; a piece of land cleared for planting by burning. also makawela. bc SWP PLA

He wela he kauwahi e mahi ʻai.A wela is a certain place to be cultivated.

Wela  placename. street, Kapahulu section, Honolulu. (TM). lit.: hot.

welaahi  vs. var. spelling of wela ahi, scald, burned. AltSpel

wela ahi, welaahi  vs. scald, burned.

wela ka hao  make merry, Whoopee! (EH)

Wela Kaluka, Vera Karuza  n. Vera Cruz. G

wela lōpū  vs. medium heat.

wēlau [·lau]  n. tip, top, extremity, end, pole (not necessarily high or lofty, as wēkiu); extremes, as in fractions. also ʻēlau. bc [He wahi kēia; ʻo ia kahi i luna loa o ke kuahiwi. Aia nō a piʻi ʻoe i ka wēlau, ʻaʻohe wahi i koe; aia ʻoe i luna loa, aia ʻoe ma ka wēlau.]₁₃

mai ke kumu a ka wēlaufrom base to tip (ON 2071)

wēlau o ka makepoint of death

wēlau [·lau]  n. pole. G

Wēlau ʻākauNorth pole

Wēlau hemaSouth pole

welau  s. The end or extremity of a thing; the top, as of a tree; na welau o na laau. Oihl. 14:15. The tip end; the ridge; the end of a finger; the ridge or summit of a precipice; the extreme boundary of a country. Ios. 15:4. fig. Welau o ka make, point of death; welau akau, the north pole; welau hema, south pole.

Wēlau ʻĀkau [·lau ʻā·kau]  n. North Pole.

wēlau alelo [·lau alelo]  n. tip of tongue. BOD

wēlau alelo [·lau alelo]  n. tip of the tongue. lit., tongue tip. see kūʻau alelo, lau alelo, mole alelo, waena alelo. BOD

wēlau anu [·lau anu]  n. polar, relating to the icy regions at each pole of Earth. lit., cold pole. [+]GEO

Wēlau Hema [·lau hema]  n. South Pole.

welaulau  s. The end or extremity of a thing; the top, as of a tree; na welau o na laau. Oihl. 14:15. The tip end; the ridge; the end of a finger; the ridge or summit of a precipice; the extreme boundary of a country. Ios. 15:4. fig. Welau o ka make, point of death; welau akau, the north pole; welau hema, south pole.

welawela [wela·wela]  redup. of wela₁, hot... cf. makawelawela. PPN *welawela.

welawela  adj. see wela. Hot; very hot; kuu hoa hoi o ka la welawela o ke kula o Auwaiowao; i ka la welawela o ke awakea. Parched; dried up; scorched. s. A burning; a scorching; a heating. v. see wela. Hoo. To heat intensely; to be very warm; to dry up.

welawela  v. To give a thing and afterwards to take it back; to regret having given; e aua.

wele₁  same as waele, weed, clear... [(FJ) PPn *wele, to weed]WIN MUS

Wele i luna ka māla lani a ka ua, ke pulu ʻino i ka hiō a ka makani.The heaven's rain garden is cleared above, the rotten mulch by the slanting blowing of the wind. (chant)

wele  v. see waele. To clear off land; to cultivate the ground; to pulverize the earth; e mahi, e waele, e wele aku i ka weuweu o kona aina. Wele iluna ka mala lani a ka ua Ke pulu ino ka hio a ka makani, Ka mahakea ulu lani o pua ke ao I paia a kiwaawaa a ulu pehu ke kino, Ulu kupu hakakai a malama.

wele₂  vs. suspended, hanging; fine, thin, as thread. cf. nāwele, pūnāwelewele. [Pn(EP) *were-were, hanging membrane or flesh]

wele₃  n. rarefaction, i.e. the least dense concentration of wave particles in a compressional wave. cf. ulu. see hawewe papamoe. SCI

weleʻā  n. a lizard fish (Trachinocephalus myops). FIS

welea  s. The name of a species of fish which burrows in the sand. see kawelea and halaloa.

welehia [wele·hia]  pas/imp. of wele₁, same as waele, weed, clear..., wele₂, suspended, hanging, fine, thin, as thread...

welehu₁  n. a deep sea fish resembling the hāuliuli. FIS

welehu  s. A species of fish.

Welehu₂  n. ancient Hawaiian month, corresponding approximately to November. see month. [Pn(CE) *refua, a star name, perhaps Antares (Mkn) and month name, December, January]

Kau ke poʻo i ka uluna, ʻo Welehu ka malama.Rest the head on the pillow, Welehu is the month. [a stormy month and little could be done except stay at home and sleep; said of one who may rest since his work is done]

Welehu  Name of one of the Hawaiian months.

welehu  Name of one of the days of the month.

welelau [wele·lau]  to touch the tip, as of a spear. same as wēlau, tip, top, extremity, end, pole...; (FS 55) bc [haʻi welelau: Ke poʻi ʻana o ka nalu a lelele loa ma ʻō a ma ʻaneʻi.]

welelau [wele·lau]  n. tip of a leaf, as hala. also hiʻu. cf. poʻo.

welelau  s. The end or extremity of a thing; the top, as of a tree; na welau o na laau. Oihl. 14:15. The tip end; the ridge; the end of a finger; the ridge or summit of a precipice; the extreme boundary of a country. Ios. 15:4. fig. Welau o ka make, point of death; welau akau, the north pole; welau hema, south pole. s. see welau. The end or extremity of a thing; the most distant part of a country. Ier. 50:12.

welelau makani [wele·lau makani]  n. wisp of breeze. cf. ēlau.[+] [Ka pā ʻana o ka makani.]WIN

Welemoneka, Veremona, Veremoneta [wele·moneka]  n. Vermont; Vermonter. G

welenia [wele·nia]  same as walania, anguish, burning pain, woe, torment...

weleweka₁ [wele·weka]  nvs. velvet. Eng. [He ʻano ʻāpa lole i hana ʻia i ke kilika, a me he mea lā he huluhu liʻiliʻi ko luna a he palupalu a ʻoluʻolu maoli ke hoʻopā iho.]

moena welewekacarpet

weleweka₂ [wele·weka]  n. the coleus (Coleus blumei), an ornamental perennial herb or small shrub, from Java. The leaves are ovate, toothed, variegated with red, yellow, green, purple. Small blue flowers are borne in spikes. (Neal 734)PLA FLO

welewele [wele·wele]  redup. of wele₁, weed, clear...

Mai ka uluulu ā ka welewele.From the tangle to the clearing. (KL. line 585)

welewele  v. To refuse to fulfill an agreement.

welewele iwi [wele·wele iwi]  v. to strip the bones of flesh, as for burial. fig., to criticize or slander one's kin.

weleweleiwi  s. The extreme end of a thing; the point furtherest off; weleweleiwi ka hana a Iehova.

welewelelau [wele·wele·lau]  n. very end of the tip.

welewelenia [wele·nia]  redup. of welenia, same as walania, anguish, burning pain, woe, torment... [Ka ʻehaʻeha nui a i ʻole ka wela nui ʻana i loko o ka naʻau.]

weli₁  nvs. fear, terror, dread; fearful, afraid. PPN *weli. [1. hoʻomakaʻu nui loa. 2. ka makaʻu ʻinoʻino.]₁₄VOL

hoʻowelito frighten, terrify, arouse fear

kau ka weli, ka welifull of fear; terror-stricken

Ua kau koʻu weli i ka luaʻi pele.I was filled with fear of the lava eruption.

weli  A fear; a trembling. see weliweli. Kau mai ka weli, fear fell upon him. Laieik. 167.

weli₂  n. a holothurian. (KL. line 19) [(OC) PPn *weli, a venomous sea-creature]FIS

weli  A long black worm found in the sea; he mea ola maloko o ke kai ma Ewa, me he puhi la ke ano.

weli₃  n. scion, sucker, shoot, as from a root; spreading root. PLA

weli  n. scion. PLA

weli  v. To branch out, as the roots of a tree; to take root, as a tree; to have many roots. A cion or shoot from the roots of a dead plant or tree; the spreading roots of a tree.

weli₄  n. phosphorescent light on water, believed caused by a ghost that was interfering with fishing. see ex. kū₅. [He ʻano kukui uliuli hulali ma ke kai i ka pō; manaʻo ʻia he akua lapu ka weli e hoʻopilikia ʻia ai ke kanaka iā ia e lawaiʻa ana.]FIS

weli  The phosphorescent light in the sea; the light of sparks of fire.

weli₅  same as welina, greeting...

E weli hoʻi ʻoe.Greetings to you. (For. 4:163)

weli  s. A form of salutation. see welina and walina.

welina  nvt. a greeting of affection, similar to aloha; a salutation in a letter, in longer form as follows:

Me ʻoukou ka welina o ke aloha.To you an expression of affection [or love]; to greet.

welina  s. see weli. A reply to a salutation, as aloha or anoai; it applies to the person of the house when addressed by a stranger.

Welinakona  Wellington (EH)

welina me ke aloha  old greeting (EH)

Welinatona  Wellington (EH)

weliweli₁ [weli·weli] 
  • violent, dreadful, horrible, fearful, ferocious;
  • revered;
  • respectful, as of the word of a chief;
  • full of awe.
 
redup. of weli₁; see ex. puni₁. bc [weliweili 1. makaʻu loa ke ʻike aku, lohe aku, noʻonoʻo aku, a pēlā aku. 2. makaʻu. Kekahi mea hoʻomakaʻu loa.]₁₄,₁₇

hoʻoweliweliredup. of hoʻoweli; to threaten; terrible, fierce

weliweli  v. see weli, s., 5. To tremble with fear; to fear; to dread. To be astonished; to be amazed. Puk. 15:15. To fear; to reverence as a child should a parent. Oihk. 19:3. To fear and obey, as God. Oihk. 25:17. To be in anguish through fear. Kanl. 2:25. To be afraid of an enemy. Kanl. 20:3. Hoo. To cause one to tremble; to put one in fear. To give one a charge; to threaten severely in case of disobedience. see olelo hooweliweli, to threaten. Oih. 4:17, 21. s. Fear; dread; a trembling; a tremor through fear; a cause of fear. Laieik. 101. adj. Fearful; causing fear; dreadful; terrible. Dan. 7:7. Oia no hoi ka pahu kapu weliweli loa. Laieik. 101. adv. Hoo. Fearfully; tremblingly.

weliweli₂ [weli·weli]  n. a small weli, holothurian. (KL. line 19) bc PPN *weli. FIS

weliweli₃ [weli·weli]  numerous, immense, prolific. redup. of weli₃; bc FLO

Ua ʻapo ʻia mai ʻo Kawelo e kukuna weliweli o Kauahoa kūlana uʻi.Kawelo was caught by the numerous terrible rays of Kauahoaʻs reputation as a youthful stalwart. (FS 93)

Weliweli ka nui o kēlā ʻelepani.The size of that elephant is immense.

weliweli ka puamany flowers

weliweli ʻia  dangerous (EH)

welo₁  vi. to flutter, float, or stream, as in the wind.

Welo kīhei i ke Aʻe Loa.The shawl streams in the Aʻe Loa wind [said of a swift runner]. (ON 2937)

welo  v. see kowelo and koelo. To float or stream in the wind, as an ensign, colors or flag; to flutter or shake in the wind. Kowelowelo kihei a welo ka ua—e.—Mele.

welo₂  vi. to set, of the sun. Probably PPN *welo.

Mai ka ʻōmaka ʻana o ka ma Kumukahi ā ka welo ʻana a ka i Lehua.From the rising of the sun at Kumukahi to the setting of the sun at Lehua. (Kel. 85)

welo  The setting of the sun (in the ocean); the appearance of the sun floating upon the ocean.

welo₃  n. progeny, ancestry, breed, family trait or strain, group custom, heritage, characteristic. [Ka moʻokūʻauhau o kekahi poʻe. He lālani koko nona kekahi ʻano.],₁₄

He welo huhū.A family trait of quick tempers.

Ka poʻe o ʻEnelani Hou he welo holomoku.The people of New England have the trait of seafaring.

Ua kapa ʻia mākou ʻohana ka welo kūnono o Waikapuna.Our family is called the fiery breed of Waikapuna.

welo  n. hereditary trait. cf. ōewe. see kumu welo.

welo  The females of men or animals which bring forth young of a large size. see kumulau. A good breeder on account of the number and size of the offspring. A breed; a cast or kind, as of hogs, dogs, &c.; he welo puaa, he welo maikai.

Welo₄  n. name of a month in the lunar calendar. see month.

Welo  s. Name of one of the months of the year corresponding to April; hiki ia Welo hoi koi ia nei keiki papa.

Welo₅  n. name of a star used by navigators. STA

welo₆  n. a strong purge made of the juice of the bitter gourd or seeds of kāʻeʻe. ILL

welo  Name of a native medicine; the same as waiki or the ipu awahia or pipa.

welo hānau  productive or prolific family (EH)

welokā [welo·]  n. thrashing, smiting, as a fishtail. FIS

Welokā  placename. heiau, Waialua, Molokaʻi, where Kamehamehanui of Maui was reared (Summers 149). see Pākaikai. lit.: hit float.

welokike, welosite [welo·kike]  n. velocity. Eng.

welona  same as welo₂, to set, of the sun...

Mai ka piʻina a ka i Haʻehaʻe ā ka welona a ka i Lehuafrom the rising of the sun at Haʻehaʻe [East Hawaiʻi] to the setting of the sun at Lehua Island [a poetic reference to all Hawaiʻi]

welo ōewe [welo ō·ewe]  n. genotype, i.e. the genetic makeup of an organism as distinguished from its phenotype. lit., genetic heritage. [+]SCI

welosite  var. spelling of welokike, velocity...

Welo ʻUla  n. a star name, perhaps same as Welo₅. STA

welowelo [welo·welo]  flying streak, as of the tail of a comet or of a firebrand. redup. of welo₁, welo₂; cf. hōkū welowelo. PNP *welowelo. STA

welowelo [welo·welo] 

hōkū weloweloshooting star

welowelo  v. see welo, v. To float or flap in the wind; to float, as the tail of a kite; to float, as colors or an ensign. s. Colors or cloth streaming in the wind. A tail, as of a kite. Light streaming from a brand of fire thrown into the air in the dark. Isa. 7:4. adj. Floating; streaming, &c.; hoku welowelo, a blazing star; a meteor; a comet from its tail.

welowelolā [welo·welo-]  same as ʻalaopuna, a taro. (HP 31, 34)TAR

welu₁  nvs. rag, ragged fragment; ragged, frayed, tattered. cf. ʻāwelu₁, ragged, worn-out, torn; worn out garment... [Pn(CE) *weru, ragged, frayed] [He ʻāpana lole e hoʻohana ʻole ʻia ana no ka lole a me kāna hana i manaʻo mua ʻia, a e pono hoʻohana wale ʻia nō.]₁₄

He ʻīlio welu moe polia tattered dog sleeping on the bosom [a pampered person] (ON 629)

welu  s. A rag; a piece of torn kapa or cloth.

welu₂  n. straggling clump, as of trees. TRE

welu ahi  n. ball of tapa cord used to carry fire. TAP

welu ʻeha  n. gauze. lit., injury rag. also welu wahīʻeha (Niʻihau), ʻaʻamoʻo. ILL

welu ʻili  n. chamois, chamois cloth. lit., leather rag.

welu ʻula  n. red rag; tapa made of pieces of red tapa beaten up with other tapa. also paʻiʻula. TAP

weluula  s. Welu and ula, red. The name of a kind of kapa made of pieces of red kapa beaten up with waoke; more generally called paiula.

weluwelu₁ [welu·welu]  redup. of welu₁, rag, ragged fragment; ragged, frayed, tattered...; shredded to bits. bc PCP *weluwelu. [Ka nahae nui ʻana a he mau ʻāpana liʻiliʻi wale nō i koe.]

hoʻoweluweluto shred

weluwelu  v. see welu. To tear; to rend in pieces, as kapa or cloth. To kill a person, as a mob would. To be torn in pieces, as a person by a wild beast. Kin. 44:28. To be torn or broken to pieces, as vegetation or trees by a whirlwind. Puk. 9:25. To become ragged, as a garment. Kanl. 8:4. adj. Torn; broken up; ragged. Ios. 9:13.

weluwelu₂ [welu·welu]  same as kāwelu, a seaweed. bc SWD

wena₁  nvs. glow, as of sunrise or fire, red. [Māʻamaʻama ʻula ikaika.]₁₄WIN

Hōʻike ʻo Pele i kona nani, ka ʻula wena i ka maka o ke ao.Pele reveals her beauty, the rosy glow in the countenance of the cloud. (song)

wena ʻulared glow

wena₂  n. a close relationship, blood relative.

He hoahānau kēnā e loaʻa ai ka wena.That is a cousin in whom there is a close blood tie.

wena  v. To cleave to; to adhere to, as one to another; the same as pili; heaha kou kuleana e wena aku ai ia ia? He hoahanau keena loa ae nui wena.

wenakawa [wena·kawa]  n. vena cava, i.e. any of the large veins by which the blood is returned to the right atrium of the heart. also aʻa kino wenakawa. Latin. BOD

wenakawa o laloinferior vena cava

wenakawa o lunasuperior vena cava

wenawena [wena·wena]  redup. of wena₁, glow...

wenawena  adj. Red; of a reddish color.

Wene  see kiʻikuhi Wene.

Wenezuela [wene·zuela]  n. Venezuela. Eng. G

Wenuka, Venuke, Venuse  n. Venus. Eng. (Laie 599)

Wenuke, Wenuse  n. Venus, the name. Eng.

Wenuse  n. var. spelling of Wenuke, Venus, the name. Eng. AltSpel

weo₁  {nō- + weo₁} nvs. red, redness; to blush. see ex. pano. [Pn(EP) *weo, copper]COL

weo  s. see wea. Redness; freshness; a red color; ua like ka ulaula me ka weo; he weo ke kanaka, he pano ke alii.

weo₂  n. dried banana bark, perhaps so called because of a reddish color. BAN

weo₃  n. a variety of taro. also mana weo. PCP *weo. TAR

weʻo  same as ʻaho kopekope, name given for roof thatching on top of the ridgepole...

weo kanaka  see pano, weo₁.

He pano ke aliʻi, he weo ke kanaka.The chief is obscure, the commoner is scarlet [in the sunlight, obvious]. (saying)

weoweo₁ [weo·weo]  redup. of weo₁, red... PCP *weoweo. [Ka ʻulaʻula.]COL

weoweo  adj. see weo. Fresh; red, like fresh meat just killed.

weoweo₂ [weo·weo]  same as ʻāweoweo, fishes. FIS

weoweo₃ [weo·weo]  n. a type of tapa. TAP

wepa  var. spelling of uwepa, wafer; whip; wax seal... bc

wepa  s. Eng. A wafer; it should be written wefa.

wepele, vepere  n. vesper. Eng.

Weseka  var. spelling of Wekeka, Wessex...

wēsenanā  var. spelling of wēkenanā, a pest...

weta  var. spelling of weka₅, weight...

weu  same as weuweu, herbage, grass, greenery; bushy or fuzzy, as a beard; fluffy... PCP *weu. BOD

weu  v. To be covered with beard or down, as a young unshaven boy.

weuweu [weu·weu]  nvs.
  • herbage, grass, greenery;
  • bushy or fuzzy, as a beard;
  • fluffy.
 
. cf. holoholona ʻai weuweu, kūmoena, pūpū weuweu, pūweuweu. bc [Pn(CE) *weu, a fringe on material]FIS PLA

Hele ana i ka ʻohi weuweu.Going to gather herbs [often said when going fishing, which it was bad luck to mention].

hoʻoweuweucaus/sim.; fluff

Nalo i loko o ka weuweu.Lost in the herbage [sometimes said of a love affair].

weuweu [weu·weu]  vs. herbaceous, of plants, having no woody tissue. [+]

weuweu  s. A general name for herbage; grass; green grass. Kanl. 11:15.

weuweu  Name of a fish to be caught only in the night; hence, fig. Success in night iniquity.

wewe₁  same as ʻiewe, navel string. BOD

wewe  v. Secundines feminarum parturientium; the after-birth; poha ka nanu ke wewe o wahulu mai.

wewe₂  same as kawewe, hawewe, to clatter, roar, pour. PCP *wewe.

wewehe  same as wehewehe, to explain... rare. 

wewehi  same as wehiwehi, redup. of wehi, decoration, adornment... festive... FIS MUS

Onaona i ka ihu ke honi iho, ka wewehi i ka maka o ka ulua.Fragrant is the nose that is kissed, lovely in the eyes of the jackfish [the lover]. (chant)

wewehiwa [wewe·hiwa]  same as wehiwa, a taro. TAR

weweke  n. prayer for luakini dedication. (For. 6:25)

wewela  same as welawela, hot... PNP *wewela.

wewela  v. see wela. To burn; to be hot, as a feverish sore. Oihk. 13:24. s. A burning or feverish boil or sore. Oihk. 13:23. A very great heat of anger. Ier. 2:6. A burning zeal, i. e., a horror; great fear. Ps. 119:53. Great excitement of mind; walania.

weweli₁  vs. somewhat afraid (less strong than weliweli).

weweli₂  same as weliweli₃, redup. of weli₃. numerous, immense, prolific...

Ka wahine weweli wale.The woman of many offspring. (KL. line 691)

wewelo  same as welowelo, flying streak... PCP *wewelo.

mea hoʻowewelostreamer

wewelo  v. To stream out, as the streamer of a ship; to draw out; to be loose; e wewelo ana ka naau o ke kanaka.

wewena  redup. of wena₁, glow...

Wewena ʻula ke kai.Red glowing sea.

wewena  v. To be of a reddish color; ahiahia; some faded or indistinct color.

weweo  same as weoweo, redness...

weweo  v. see weo. To be red; to be fresh.

weweweke [wewe·weke]  same as wekeweke₁, redup. of weke₁, crack, narrow opening..., wekeweke₂, redup. of weke₃, to flame...

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