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-aa

aʻa₁ n. small root, rootlet, vein, artery, nerve, tendon, muscle. fig., womb, offspring.
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ʻaʻa₁ vt. to brave, dare, challenge, defy (1-Sam. 17.10), check, venture; to accept a challenge;...
ʻaʻā₁ nvi. to burn, blaze, glow; fire; staring, as eyes. fig., angry; fury.
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ʻāʻā₁ nvs. dumbness, inability to speak intelligibly, a dumb person (Puk. 4.11); dumb, silent, still;...
aʻa₂ nvt. to send greetings or love; joyous hospitality; joy at greeting a loved one.
ʻaʻa₂ nvt. belt, girdle, waist; to gird, tie on.
ʻaʻā₂ nvs. ʻaʻā lava; stony, abounding with ʻaʻā lava.
ʻāʻā₂ nvs. dwarf, small person; dwarfish, small.
ʻaʻa₃ n. bag, pocket, caul, envelope for a foetus, scrip [archaic: bag or wallet carried...
ʻAʻā₃ n. Sirius, a zenith star that passes over Tahiti and Raʻiātea, formerly believed used by navigators;...
ʻāʻā₃ vs. demented, panic-stricken.
ʻAʻa₄ same as Maʻaʻa a wind.
ʻaʻā₄ n. young stage of damselfish (ʻāloʻiloʻi).
ʻāʻā₄ probable var. of ʻā₄ booby bird.
ʻaʻa₅ same as ʻā₄ booby bird.
ʻāʻā₅ n. male ʻōʻō bird.

-aaa

aʻaʻa n. network of veins.
ʻaʻaʻa nvs. clothlike sheath at base of coconut frond; vascular bundles in taro corm, chaff, tissue;...
ʻaʻaʻā₁ redup. of ʻaʻā₁ to burn, blaze, glow
ʻaʻaʻā₂ redup. of ʻāʻā₁ dumbness, inability to speak intelligibly...
ʻaʻaʻaʻa redup. of ʻaʻaʻa fibrous...
ʻōaʻaʻaʻa var. spelling of ʻōaʻa somewhat fibrous...
eaʻaʻā n. gas. lit., burning air.
haaʻa same as aʻa₂ to send greetings or love...
hāʻaʻa same as ʻaʻaʻa fibrous
pūhāʻaʻā n.v. spots, as uncooked spots in taro; light spots on a cowry shell; to burst forth, as...
maka ʻaʻā redup. of maka ʻā wide, staring eyes...
Maʻaʻa n. name of a famous wind associated with Lahaina, Maui. also ʻA ʻa.
māʻāʻā₁ vi. to reach out, as a baby or as an octopus.
māʻāʻā₂ n.v. goat's bleat; baa; to bleat.
kaulana ʻaʻā n. heap of stones.
ʻōaʻaʻa var. spelling of ʻōʻaʻaʻa somewhat fibrous...
ʻōʻaʻaʻa var. spelling of ʻōaʻa somewhat fibrous...
paʻaʻā₁ n. fiber, as of sugar-cane stalk or of banana sheath (probably a contraction of paʻa, solid,...
pāʻāʻā₁ n. first stage of growth of the fish akule, 6 or 7 cm. long.
paʻaʻā₂ var. of pāpaʻa₃ cluster of tiny red and yellow feathers tied together fanwise, as presented to a chief to be used for featherwork...
pāʻāʻā₂ n. inferior tapa made from small lengths of bark.
nopaʻaʻaʻ n. conservative.
huaaʻa n. tuber.
kuaʻaʻā var. of kuaʻā severe taboo on approaching a chief from behind...

-eaa

wekeʻaʻā var. spelling of weke ʻā a fish...

-haa

haʻā same as hame₁ native trees.
haʻa- a prefix similar in meaning to the causative/simulative hoʻo-. before short vowels and...
haʻa₁ nvs. low; dwarf; man or animal of short stature.
 
haʻa₂ n. a dance with bent knees; dancing 1-Sam. 18.6; called hula after mid 1800s.
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haʻa₃ n. a short variety of banana.
haʻahaʻa low, lowly, minimum, humble, degraded, meek, unpretentious, modest, unassuming, unobtrusive;...
haʻahaʻa see woela haʻahaʻa low vowel, in linguistics...
maiʻa haʻahaʻa var. spelling of maiʻa haʻa a Hawaiian variety of banana...
woela haʻahaʻa n. low vowel, in linguistics.
pāhaʻahaʻa₁ redup. of pāhaʻa short...
pāhaʻahaʻa₂ same as noʻunoʻu₂ a gourd.
lani haʻahaʻa n.v. low sky, of the low sky, a poetic reference to Hāna, Maui, and its...
hoʻohaʻahaʻa to lower, debase, humiliate, humble (Kanl. 8.2), disgrace, underrate,...
maiʻa haʻa n. a Hawaiian variety of banana, with short trunk and leaves, but taller than maiʻa Pākē. The...
paiahaʻa vs. var. spelling of paiāhaʻa₁ short, dumpy, as a person or animal.
paiāhaʻa₁ vs. short, dumpy, as a person or animal.
paiāhaʻa₂ vi. dancing, surging, undulating, as the sea; tossing, as a canoe in a rough sea.
moa haʻa n. bantam, any short-legged chicken.
pāhaʻa vs. short in stature.
waha ʻā vs. sharp-tongued, rude; to speak heatedly and rudely. lit., burning mouth.
ʻoehaʻa nvi. crooked, distorted, deformed; to walk in an ungainly manner, swaying the shoulders; to waddle....
ʻōpae ʻoehaʻa₁ n. clawed shrimp (Macrobrachium grandimanus), found in inland streams and taro...
ʻōpae ʻoehaʻa₂ n. an indigenous crab (Metopograpsus thukuhar, not M. messor).
hoehaʻa fig., unreliable, unstable.
hōʻoehaʻa to cause to walk in a crooked way or be crooked; to pretend such
ʻai haʻa₁ nvi. hula step danced with bended knees; the chanting for this dance is usually bombastic and...
ʻai haʻa₂ vs. allegro.
paihaʻa var. of paiāhaʻa₁,₂ short, dumpy...; dancing, surging...
lewalanihaʻa n. troposphere.
pihaʻā₁ same as pīhā₁ floating debris...
pihaʻā₂ same as pīhā₂ herring...
ʻīliohaʻa same as līpahapaha, pahapaha sea lettuce (Ulva and related genera).
hoʻohaʻa to lower; humble. See the more common hoʻohaʻahaʻa
kauhaʻa vi. to move up and down as the waves, or as in dancing; to undulate.
kauhaʻa n. subscript, as in computer program or printing.
mauhaʻa n. instrument, as a specialized tool for a particular occupation.
heluhaʻa n. lower division, as a course at a college or university.
papa heluhaʻa lower-division course. lit., lower-division class.
nuʻuhaʻa n. lowrise, as a building.

-iaa

paʻi aʻa n. root system, rootlets, small branches.
waiʻaʻa same as wai ʻaʻapu water in a leaf...
hiaʻā nvs. indisposed to sleep, wakeful, sleepless; insomnia.
hoʻohiaʻā to cause sleeplessness
leki aʻa n. strapping tape, filament tape. lit., rootlet tape.
kaniaʻā same as kaniʻāʻau to mourn, grieve, moan, wail, cry...
kōpiaʻā n. respiration; to respire. lit., burning carbohydrates.

-kaa

kaʻa n. ground vehicle with wheels or runners.
kaʻā nvt. thread, line, as of olonā fiber; snell of a fishline, snood; ply, twist, strand; to make...
kaʻa₁ vi. to roll, turn, twist, wallow, wind, braid, revolve; rolling, twisting, turning, sloping. to scud...
kaʻa₁₀ n. tale, legend (now replaced by kaʻao).
kaʻa₂ n. vehicle, carriage, wagon, automobile, car, cart, coach, buggy.
kaʻa₃ vi. to go past, pass by; gone, absent, past, to be in a state of; reach; to be located at; to...
kaʻa₄ vi. to pay; paid.
kaʻa₅ vi. to manage, run, be in charge of; given, as work to a person; well versed, skilled (used very...
kaʻa₆ n. resin.
kaʻa₇ vt. to wipe dry with a cloth, as dishes. Kaʻū.
kaʻa₈ n. pulley.
kaʻa₉ see hoana kaʻa grindstone.
ākaʻa vt. var. spelling of ʻākaʻa to tear off...
ʻākaʻa vt. to tear off, peel; to break open, as a seal (Hoik. 5.2); to fall off or down, as old...
kaʻakaʻa vs. open, as a frame in a computer program.
-kaʻakaʻa hoʻo.kaʻa.kaʻa To cause to roll repeatedly. Also hoʻokakaʻa. (PPN takataka).
kaʻakaʻa₁ vt. to open, as the eyes; open, watching.
Kaʻakaʻa₂ n. name of a star or constellation, said to be on the border of the Milky Way.
kaʻakaʻa₃ rare variant of koʻa, coral head, fishing grounds.
ʻākaʻakaʻa peeled, as the skin by sunburn or by drinking kava; peeling; ruffled. fig., exhausted,...
ʻākaʻakaʻa vs. to be peeling, as skin from sunburn.
mākaʻakaʻa redup. of mākaʻa clear and open...
hoʻokaʻakaʻa₁ caus/sim of kaʻakaʻa₁, to open, as the eyes; open, watching...
hoʻokaʻakaʻa₂ to cause to roll repeatedly. also hoʻokakaʻa
pōkaʻakaʻa₁ overwhelmed and confused as by too much work.
pōkaʻakaʻa₂ redup. of pōkaʻa ball, coil, roll, reel, spool, as of twine; dried pandanus leaves being kept for plaiting...
hoʻopōkaʻakaʻa same as hoʻopokakaʻa; to overwhelm, bewilder with a succession of tasks
pohā kaʻa n. rolling stone; thunder, peal of thunder, so called because thunder was believed caused by the gods...
pohākaʻa n. var. spelling of pohā kaʻa rolling stone; thunder...
kia kaʻa n. chauffeur, driver. lit., car steerer.
kakaʻa nvi. to roll, whirl, turn over; to revolve, as a wheel; to turn aside, deviate; rolling, turning,...
kākaʻa vi. to shift or roll, as the eyes.
maka kakaʻa n.v. shifty eyes; to have such.
pākakaʻa vi. to roll one at a time.
hoʻopākakaʻa to mill around. caus/sim of pākakaʻa, to roll one at a time...
ʻēkakaʻa vi. to separate easily, as a nut from its shell.
hoʻokakaʻa to cause to turn, roll, etc.; to turn somersaults or cartwheels
pokakaʻa revolving, gyrating, whirling, spinning; wheel, as on a pulley or cart, swivel.
hāmeʻa pokakaʻa n. block and tackle, an arrangement of pulleys and rope or cable used to lift or haul. lit.,...
noho pokakaʻa n. swivel chair.
hoʻopokakaʻa to spin, roll, coil, revolve; to repeat the same story over and over
Kealakaʻa n. name of a star. lit., the rolling pathway,
maka ʻā n. wide, staring eyes. lit., glowing eye.
makaʻā₁ n. a fish (Malacanthus hoedtii).
mākaʻa₁ nvs. clear and open, as a view; a clearing.
makaʻā₂ n. a variety of sugar cane.
mākaʻa₂ n. a faint green striped mutant of the sweet potato.
hoana kaʻa n. grindstone, rolling grindstone.
holona kaʻa n. drive-through, as at a restaurant or bank.
hoʻākaʻa caus/sim of ʻākaʻa, to tear off, peel; to break open, as a seal; to fall off or...
ʻaila hōʻākaʻa n. shortening, as used in coooking. lit., oil (to make) flaky.
pakaʻa vt. var. spelling of pākaʻa₃ to converse, tell interesting tales or anecdotes.
pākaʻa₁ vs. lean, as meat.
pākaʻa₂ var. of ʻākaʻa tear off, peel...
pākaʻa₃ vt. to converse, tell interesting tales or anecdotes.
niu ʻākaʻa var. of niu ʻōkaʻa
kua kaʻa₁ see lani kua kaʻa poetic name for a very high chief or the highest heaven...
kua kaʻa₂ n. team (horse or oxen) closest to the pulled vehicle.
lani kua kaʻa n. poetic name for a very high chief or the highest heaven. lit., sky with rolling ridge [i.e.,...
ʻinikua kaʻa n. automobile insurance.
laikini kalaiwa kaʻa n. driver's license.
ʻaʻe kaʻa n. a step, as on a carriage; running board of an automobile.
hale kaʻa₁ n. garage, house for a vehicle.
hale kaʻa₂ n. carriage, chariot. (Puk. 14.7).
halekaʻa var. spelling of hale kaʻa₁ garage...
pale kaʻa n. car bumper.
moekaʻa n. trundle bed.
pēkaʻa₁ n. sap of the green kukui nut, formerly rubbed over the tongue with the finger as a remedy...
pēkaʻa₂ n. seed of the kāʻeʻe vine.
kuekaʻa vt. to ransack, search.
hikaʻa vt. to tilt back, as the head.
hīkaʻa vt. var. spelling of hikaʻa to tilt back, as the head.
keʻehi kaʻa same as ʻaʻe kaʻa a step, as on a carriage; running board of an automobile...
aniani kilohi kaʻa n. rear-view mirror for a car. also aniani kaʻa.
ʻilikaʻa n. harness.
kilikaʻa₁ nvi. a passing, moving shower; to shower lightly and briefly.
kilikaʻa₂ n. a kind of tapa, associated with Waipiʻo, Hawaiʻi.
kilikilikaʻa redup. of kilikaʻa
milikaʻa vt. to handle over and over, to do repeatedly; to keep doing something of little value; to repeat...
pepa hoʻololi kaʻa n. a transfer authorizing change from one vehicle to another. lit., paper changing...
laikini kaʻa n. auto or vehicle license.
kuʻikaʻa₁ vt. to swing and hit, as with a war club [this is the name of the club of the legendary hero,...
kuʻikaʻa₂ vt. to join together, splice.
ʻōkaʻa nvi. to revolve, spin; to roll, as a mat; a top; a roll; a dry coconut whose meat has detached itself so...
kaʻōkaʻa n. game of spinning small gourds like tops.
hōkaʻa nvs. dizzy; a dull ache, as in head or stomach.
lio kaʻa n. carriage horse.
kōkaʻa nvs. lean, of meat; dry, barren.
ʻolokaʻa see paukū ʻolokaʻa cylinder...
ʻolokaʻa₁ vt. to roll along, as a wheel; to remove; to transfer, as a debt.
 
ʻolokaʻa₂ n. stake to which a live rat was tied as a decoy in an owl-catching trap.
holo kaʻa v. to ride in a car or carriage.
holoholo kaʻa v. to go for a drive or ride. See song in EM 53–4.
hoʻoholoholo kaʻa to take someone for a drive or ride
hoʻoholo kaʻa to drive a car or carriage
kolo kaʻa wagon tongue or shafts.
lolokaʻa nvs. dizziness, with spinning head; dizzy. cf. niu lolokaʻa, pōniuniu.
niu lolokaʻa₁ same as niu ʻōkaʻa shriveled, dry coconut meat separated from the shell...
niu lolokaʻa₂ n. dizziness.
ʻoloʻolokaʻa redup. of ʻolokaʻa roll along...
paukū ʻolokaʻa n. cylinder. lit., revolving section.
paukū ʻolokaʻa n. cylinder, the shape.
honokaʻa₁ cavern, sea cave.
Honokaʻa₂ n. town name, Hāmākua, Hawaiʻi.
hoʻokaʻa₁ to cause a rolling, turning
hoʻokaʻa₂ to pay a debt, disburse, avenge
palapala hoʻokaʻa n. receipt, as for paying a bill.
lāʻau hoʻokaʻa n. rolling pin, any wooden roller.
pōkaʻa nvt. ball, coil, roll, reel, spool, as of twine; to wind, roll, coil, as into a ball; dried pandanus...
līpine pōkaʻa n. reel-to-reel tape. lit., reel tape.
niu ʻōkaʻa n. shriveled, dry coconut meat separated from the shell; a nut with loose meat. lit., rolling...
lāʻau kaʻa n. cypress (RSV), fir tree (KJV) (Zek. 11.2); terebinth (RSV), elm...
maukaʻa same as milikaʻa do repeatedly...
paukaʻa vs. all taken, consumed.
kēpau kaʻa n. resin.
hūkaʻa n. pitch, resin, gum from a tree; resinous timber drifting to Hawaiʻi from the northwest coast of...
hūkaʻa n. resin, for musical instrument strings.
kahu kaʻa n. coachman.
pahukaʻa n. juice extracted from a green gourd by pounding, said to be used in an enema.
niu kaʻa same as niu ʻōkaʻa shriveled, dry coconut meat separated from the shell...
kūkaʻa₁ nvt. roll, bolt of cloth; rolled pack, as of pandanus leaves ready for plaiting; to roll up, as a bundle...
kūkaʻa₂ vs. wholesale.
ʻea kūkaʻa n. disease with swelling symptoms.
pōhaku kaʻa n. millstone, rolling stone.
pakūkaʻā n. kingfisher.
ʻae hoʻokū kaʻa n. parking permit.
uku kaʻa n. carfare, transportation charge.
hale hoʻolulu kaʻa n. bus station or terminal.
ʻōlemukaʻa n. vagabond, rover. lit., rolling backsides.
pū kaʻa n. mounted cannon, artillery. lit., rolling gun.
koa kaua pūkaʻa n. cannoneer.
puʻukaʻa n. a coarse native sedge (Cyperus ferax var. auriculatus), growing in marshes. It...
puʻu-kaʻa n. var. spelling of puʻukaʻa a coarse native sedge (Cyperus ferax var. auriculatus)...
mauʻu puʻukaʻa same as puʻukaʻa a sedge.

-laa

lāʻā n. width, breadth, as of cloth.
laʻa₁ vs. sacred, holy, devoted, consecrated, set apart or reserved as for sacred purposes,...
laʻa₂ vs. cursed, defiled (Kanl. 22.9), bound under an oath, doomed to death or destruction (FS...
laʻa₃ n. time, season (perhaps short for lāʻau and a missionary introduction).
laʻa₄ same as palai ʻula a fern.
laʻa₅ to propagate plants by inarching [to graft by uniting a growing branch to a stock without...
laʻa₆ vs. also, together with, so, besides, such as, like.
ʻālaʻa₁ n. a large endemic tree (Planchonella spp.) with smooth, oblong leaves, shiny-green above,...
ʻālaʻa₂ nvt. ʻŌʻō digging stick made of ʻālaʻa or any wood; to prod or dig with a stick, as in...
ʻālaʻa₃ n. small corm, as of taro.
kaʻalaʻa rare var. of kāʻalaʻala
-laʻalaʻa see lāʻau tree, plant, wood; medicine, medical...
ʻālaʻalaʻa n. small tubers, as of taro.
hoʻolaʻalaʻa var. of hoʻolāʻau, insist, urge...
Paʻalaʻa  see chant, kaʻalani.
waihona mea laʻa n. place for sacred objects; treasure.
palaʻā₁ n. the lace fern (Sphenomeris chinensis syn. chusana), a common wild fern in...
palaʻā₂ n. a tapa of māmaki bark dyed brownish-red with palaʻā fern, of silky...
palaʻā₃ vs. brownish-red.
palaʻā₄ n. type of stone, used for sinkers for octopus fishing.
kīheʻaheʻa palaʻā n. coloring matter for tapa made from the palaʻā fern.
palapalaʻā same as palaʻā lace fern.
pāpalaʻā n. flare.
pūʻalaʻa short for puʻu ʻālaʻa, heap of small taro tubers.
ʻēlaʻa var. of ʻālaʻa a tree.
hale laʻa n. temple, house dedicated to God.
pāpale laʻa n. Holy crown or head covering.
papa holahola kānāwai laʻa n. universally sacred decree.
ōlaʻa n. a weedy raspberry (Rubus rosaefolius) native to southeastern Asia.
ʻōʻūholowaiolaʻa n. a well-known kind of tapa said to have been associated with the goddess Laka and to...
hoʻolaʻa vt. to consecrate, dedicate, sanctify, bless, hallow
ʻahaʻaina hoʻolaʻa n. feast of consecration or dedication, as of a house, church, canoe, or fish net.
pule hoʻolaʻa n. dedicatory prayer.
nanioolaʻa n. a kind of Torenia (T. asiatica), a blue-flowered ornamental annual, belonging to the...
ʻulaʻa var. of hulaʻa, kulaʻa
ʻulaʻulaʻa redup. of ʻulaʻa
hulaʻa same as hulā
kulaʻa rare var. of hulaʻa

-maa

maʻa vs. to become adapted to.
maʻa₁ nvs. accustomed, used to, knowing thoroughly, habituated, familiar, experienced; to adapt; custom,...
māʻā₁ vs. bad-smelling.
maʻa₂ nvt. sling, as made of coconut fiber, human hair, or aerial pandanus roots; to cast a stone in such a...
māʻā₂ same as māʻāʻā reach out...
maʻa₃ vt. to tie.
maʻa₄ n. snapper at the end of a whip.
maʻamaʻa accustomed, experienced, used.
hoʻomaʻamaʻa to practice, become accustomed; to train, drill...
hoʻomaʻamaʻa vt. to practice.
kāmaʻa n. shoe, sandal, slipper, boot; ti-leaf or tapa sandal; shoes. (kā-, causative...
paʻa kāmaʻa n. pair of shoes.
moena kuakuai kāmaʻa n. door mat.
lī kāmaʻa n.v. shoelace; to lace shoes.
kaula lī kāmaʻa n. shoelace.
ʻili pale o kāmaʻa n. sole of shoes.
hoʻokāmaʻa to put on shoes, furnish shoes
ihu kāmaʻa n. toe of shoes.
hana maʻa n. customary or usual activity.
ʻekeʻeke maʻa n. holder for stone in the sling (maʻa), sometimes a kind of woven basket, but in smaller...
hoʻomaʻa to practice, gain experience or skill, become accustomed (less used than...
hoʻomaʻa vt. to adapt to.
ihumaʻa vs. disobedient, impudent.

-naa

naʻa vs. firmly seated.
nāʻā vs. covered with ashes, as a fire.
naʻanaʻa₁ vs. potbellied, protruding.
naʻanaʻa₂ vs. confused, bewildered.
hoʻonaʻanaʻa to protrude
pōnaʻanaʻa vs. confused, bewildered; tumult.
hoʻopōnaʻanaʻa to confuse, bewilder
makanaʻā n. plants growing on lava beds (probably a contraction or maka i...
ʻilima makanaʻā n. a wild ʻilima growing on old lava beds in Kaʻū, with small flowers; of medium...
nanaʻa var. of naʻanaʻa potbellied, protruding...; confused, bewildered...
wanaʻā n. laser.
kukuna wanaʻā n. laser beam.

-oaa

ʻōaʻa somewhat fibrous.
hoʻaʻā vt. to kindle, light
hoʻāʻa vt. to enable to develop roots.
hōʻaʻa to cause a plant or slip to take root; to take root...
hōʻāʻā to look about or search in confusion, stray, wander; disconcerted; to blunder,...
kōʻāʻā same as kōʻā arid, barren, dry...
loaʻa nvs. to find, get, obtain, discover, acquire, have, take, earn, gain, incur, locate, procure, reach,...
loʻaʻā nvs. rough jagged stone, either coral or lava; hence, hard, severe, as a taboo.
huli a loaʻa vt. to find, calculate, in math. also huli
ʻimi ā loaʻa nvs. discoverer; to discover; to seek until found.
kāloaʻa n. business, i.e. purchase and sale of goods and services. cf. ʻoihana,...
paikāloaʻa vt. capitalism. also paihoʻāhu kāloaʻa.
pōʻaiapuni kāloaʻa n. business cycle, i.e. a repeated series of economic growth and recession.
ahu kāloaʻa n. capital, i.e. anything produced in an economy that is accumulated or used to produce other goods...
paihoʻāhu kāloaʻa see paikāloaʻa capitalism...
palapala loaʻa n. receipt.
huina loaʻa n. gross profit.
hoa loaʻa n. fellow sharer, receiver, partaker.
hua loaʻa n. product, answer, as in arithmetic.
hualoaʻa n. product, in multiplication.
haʻiloaʻa n. answer to a problem, solution, key.
ʻohi loaʻa n.v. to collect revenue; revenue collection.
ʻimi loaʻa n.v. money-earner, as for a family; breadwinner.
holo ʻāʻā to run about in a panic...
holoaʻa var. spelling of holowaʻa trough, box, furrow...
hoʻoloaʻa to obtain, find, get; product, answer, etc
kūloaʻa vs. prosperous, well-supplied with needs.
kumuloaʻa n. gain, profit.
kumuloaʻa n. profit.
ʻōʻō ʻāʻā n. the endangered Kauaʻi species of ʻōʻō, honey eater (Moho braccatus); on...
hoʻoaʻa to cause a plant or slip to take root; to take root.
hoʻoaʻa vt. to enable to develop roots.

-paa

paʻa n. geometric solid. cf. hoa like, paukū. see kuʻina...
paʻa vs. three-dimensional, in math.
paʻa vs. closed, as a frame in a computer program.
pāʻā var. spelling of paʻaʻā₁ fiber...
paʻa₁ nvs. a common and broadly used loaʻa-type word; many meanings depend on qualifying...
pāʻā₁ same as paʻaʻā₁,₂ fish, tapa...
paʻa₂ n. pair, couple; couplet.
pāʻā₂ vs. dry and rocky.
paʻa₃ n. suit of clothes.
paʻa₄ n. stratum, foundation, especially paʻailalo, earth, and paʻailuna, heavens.
paʻa₅ n. extremity, border.
paʻa₆ n. type of sweet potato, pronunciation not certain.
ʻāpaʻa₁ nvs. arid, dry; dry area, clod of dirt.
ʻāpaʻa₂ n. land one has lived on for a long time (a term of affection related to paʻa, firmly...
ʻāpaʻa₃ same as wao ʻilima area at lower altitude than wao ʻamaʻu...
paʻapaʻa₁ n. dispute, argument, quarrel.
paʻapaʻa₂ same as pāpaʻa₁ burned...
paʻapaʻa₃ n. a fish (Dascyllus albisella).
paʻapaʻa₄ n. a kind of sugar cane.
ʻĀpaʻapaʻa₁ n. name of a strong wind associated with Kohala, Hawaiʻi.
ʻāpaʻapaʻa₂ vs. dry, parched.
ʻāpaʻapaʻa₃ same as ʻāpaʻa₂
ʻāpaʻapaʻa₄ n. a kind of lobster (no data).
ʻāpaʻapaʻa₅ vs. firm, hard, compact.
auʻāpaʻapaʻa n. passing of much time on a piece of land, as an old family.
hoʻopaʻapaʻa to argue, dispute; argument, quarrel
keʻapaʻa n. human chest. lit., solid cross.
hāʻuleāpaʻa n. deadfall, a kind of animal trap. lit., fall until secure.
wahapaʻa vt. to goad, tease, banter; argumentative. lit., hard mouth.
kāpaʻa vt. to hold, as a canoe on its course.
makapaʻa nvs. person blind in one eye, one-eyed; blind in one eye (it was considered bad luck to meet such a...
waiūpakapaʻa n. cheese. lit., solidified butter.
puhi kāpaʻa n. a species of eel (Gymnothorax pictus), or perhaps a variant of puhi...
Kānehonoikapaʻa n. name of the taboo imposed during the nights of Kāne. lit., Kāne bind firmly.
pukapaʻa n. osseous vagina. lit., closed opening.
kālā paʻa n. coin, as distinguished from kālā pepa.
palapaʻa n. any wooden calabash with a thick base.
ʻumeke palapaʻa n. thick-bottomed wooden calabash. lit., firm-dabbed bowl, perhaps so called because dabs of...
kuala paʻa same as kuala₃ cooked, unpounded taro.
ʻaila paʻa n. thick grease.
ʻulapaʻa n. a girl of preadolescent age prior to the time of menstruation. lit., held...
anapaʻa n. cubic measure.
hana paʻa₁ vt. to make secure, fasten, shut up.
hana paʻa₂ n. steady employment.
kūlana paʻa n. standard, as weight or money.
pelena paʻa n. hardtack.
kinona paʻa n. solid figure, in math. lit., solid shape.
hunapaʻa n. rear guard of an army.
pā paʻa₁ n. a sturdy mother-of-pearl; a strong .
pā paʻa₂ vs. securely closed, fastened.
papaʻa₁ tight, secure, especially of a walled stronghold; to hold back.
pāpaʻa₁ nvs. cooked crisp, as pig; overdone, burned, parched; scab, of a sore; crust. cf. palaoa...
papaʻa₂ n. archive, backup, as in a computer program.
pāpaʻa₂ n. slice, as of bread; uncut piece.
pāpaʻa₃ n. cluster of tiny red and yellow feathers tied together fanwise, as presented to a chief to be used...
pāpaʻa₄ n. a red sugar cane with light-brown fibers; it has an odor similar to burnt sugar, hence its name....
pāpaʻa₅ n. bark, as of trees.
pāpaʻa₆ same as pākiʻi₂ a fish.
Pāpaʻa₇ n. wind names. See below.
pāpaʻa₈ n. crust, in geology.
haʻapapaʻa vs. firm, tight.
haʻapāpaʻa same as hoʻopāpaʻa to make crisp, brittle; to burn, scorch...
palaoa pāpaʻa n. toast. lit., crisp bread.
hale papaʻa n. storehouse (Kin. 41.56). lit., secure house.
hoʻohale papaʻa to convert into a storehouse; to store in a house; to serve as a storehouse
puhi pāpaʻa n. a variety of eel (no data). lit., burned eel.
ʻili pāpaʻa sunburned or tanned skin.
hoʻopapaʻa vt. to backup, as a file in a computer program.
hoʻopāpaʻa to make crisp, brittle; to burn, scorch
palaoa hoʻopāpaʻa n. toast.
ihu papaʻa n. scab nose, an insulting term for a lunkhead.
hua paʻa n. constant term, in math. lit., fixed result.
kahua paʻa n. terra firma, the solid earth. fig., security.
kahua paʻa n. home screen, in a computer program. see papa kuhikuhi kahua paʻa.
kuapaʻa₁ nvs. slave, bond servant; hard labor; oppressed, enslaved; slavish, back-breaking, servile,...
kuapaʻa₂ n. the chiton (Acanthochiton viridis), a small sea creature used in the māwaewae...
kuapaʻa₃ n. a variety of destructive caterpillar.
kuapaʻa₄ vs. parched and dried, as breadfruit.
pokipoki kua paʻa lit., hard-backed pokipoki.
hoʻokuapaʻa to enslave, oppress, downtrodden, slaving
kālua paʻa vt. to bake whole, as a pig.
kohe lua paʻa same as kohe lua double-barbed, of a fishhook...
hiwa paʻa nvs. coal-black, entirely black, solid-black. (A puaʻa hiwa might have a few white hairs, but...
kaʻe paʻa n. selvage of cloth. lit., solid edge.
kūkaepaʻa n. constipation. lit., hard excreta.
lae paʻa₁ vs. hard headed, obstinate, stubborn, closed in mind and hostile to new ideas. lit., hard...
lae paʻa₂ n. term for kauā, outcast. lit., marked forehead, probably referring to tattoo marks on...
ʻauwaepaʻa vi. firmly opposed, set against. lit., firm chin.
akepaʻa n. liver (more specific than ake). lit., firm liver.
ʻeleʻele paʻa n. coal-black.
ulepaʻa nvs. a male who has not known a woman; not to have or have had relations with a woman. lit., bound...
kanepaʻa vt. to hold a marble at a line just before shooting.
ʻai paʻa n. cooked taro pounded into a hard mass not mixed with water, sometimes preserved in...
waipaʻa n. ice. lit., hard, solid water.
waiwai paʻa n. real estate, property that cannot be moved.
ʻauwai paʻa n. conduit, solid ditch.
ʻea wāhi paʻa n. osteomalacia, gradual softening of the bones.
uhipaʻa n. mother-of-pearl hook that might be used at any time of day. lit., solid cover.
pokipaʻa vt. to bind together, as the bones of a chief for preservation and honoring.
palipaʻa n. cliff.
ʻili paʻa n. an ʻili land division complete in one section, as distinguished from an ʻili...
pili paʻa vs. to stick firmly, associate constantly; to live in harmony; to fit closely,...
kulipaʻa vs. stingy, penurious, niggardly, deaf. lit., solid deafness.
mimi paʻa nvi. inability to urinate. lit., closed urine.
lani paʻa n. firmament. lit., solid heaven.
Kepanipaʻa n. name of a star appearing in the month of Māhoe Hope, accompanied by Kaʻaʻei.
ʻonipaʻa vs. fixed, immovable, motionless, steadfast, established, firm, resolute, determined (this was the...
hōʻonipaʻa to fix, establish firmly
huipaʻa n. syntax.
kuʻipaʻa n. lockjaw. lit., tight molar.
nuipaʻa n. mass, bulk. lit., solid bulk.
ʻōpaʻa n. set, in math; also as of golf clubs or silverware.
manaʻopaʻa nvs. conviction, determination, firm intention; convinced, determined, resolute.
leo paʻa n. deaf-mute, dumb person. lit., held voice.
huki leo paʻa n. stroke that impedes speech.
leho paʻa n. a cowry of a solid color, as Cypraea mauritiana.
noho paʻa vi. to live permanently; to settle down; to be established.
kula noho paʻa n. boarding school. lit., school staying fixed.
hoʻonoho paʻa caus/sim of noho paʻa, to live permanently; to settle down; to be...
Kiopaʻa n. North Star. lit., fixed projection.
kōpaʻa n. sugar. lit., hard sugar cane.
kōpaʻa Maʻiʻ kōpaʻa. Diabetes. Also mimi kō.
lako paʻa n. hardware, as for a computer. lit., solid gear.
maʻi kōpaʻa n. diabetes. Niʻihau.
laukōpaʻa n. polysaccharide. lit., multi-sugar.
kalo paʻa n. cooked unpounded taro.
ʻai kalo paʻa n. unpounded taro. fig., difficult problem that must be chewed, as whole...
ʻōlelo paʻa n. precept, command, vow, promise, oath, statute.
ʻōlelopaʻa n. var. spelling of ʻōlelo paʻa precept, command, vow, promise, oath, statute.
kinopaʻa n. solid, as opposed to liquid or gas. also paʻa. kao wāwahie kinopaʻa. sold...
kao wāwahie kinopaʻa n. solid rocket booster. lit., solid fuel rocket. also kao wāwahie...
hoʻopaʻa vt. to make fast, firm, hard, tight, solid; to bind, attach, moor, snub, hold fast to, fasten...
hoʻopaʻa vt. to set, as margins or tabs on a computer file or typewriter.
hoʻopaʻa vt. to record, as on a cassette.
hoʻopaʻa vt. to turn off, as water.
mea hoʻopaʻa n. brake, holder, fastener, cast.
palapala hoʻopaʻa n. bond, insurance policy.
kuleana hoʻopaʻa n. lien.
ʻūpā hoʻopaʻa n. forceps. lit., tongs (that) hold fast. cf. ʻūmiʻi hoʻopaʻa.
home hoʻopaʻa n. detention home.
waiwai hoʻopaʻa n. security, fixed assets. lit., solid property.
mīkini hoʻopaʻa n. recording machine; any machine that binds.
hui hoʻopaʻa n. insurance company.
ʻōlelo hoʻopaʻa n. stipulation.
kākau hoʻopaʻa vt. to register.
uku hoʻopaʻa n. premium, as insurance; down payment, deposit. lit., payment [to] solidify.
poʻo paʻa vs. hardheaded, stubborn, obstinate, unreasonable, set in one's ways.
poʻopaʻa n. hawkfish (Cirrhites pinnulatus), about 10 to 22cm long with large scales on body and small...
ʻoʻopu poʻopaʻa lit., hardheaded.
lepopaʻa n. hard earth; constipation.
pūʻuo paʻa n. closed population, where there is no emigration or immigration, in science.
kēhaupaʻa n. ice.
kulu hau paʻa n. icicle. lit., drop [of] hard dew.
maupaʻa vs. to consist of, be composed of, be made up of.
ʻūmaupaʻa n. component, constituent.
kūʻaupaʻa n. bundle, as of pololū spears.
kohu paʻa vs. three-dimensional or 3D, as a picture or movie. lit., like three-dimensional. cf....
waiūpaʻa n. cheese. lit., solidified milk.
waiūpaʻa n. cheese.
kūpaʻa n.v. steadfast, firm, constant, immovable; loyal, faithful; determined; loyalty, allegiance,...
hakupaʻa n. new taro patch. lit., hard core.
pōhaku paʻa n. firm, solid rock, basalt; general name for hard rocks, such as were used for...
manaʻo kūpaʻa doctrine.
Hōkūpaʻa n. North Star. lit., immovable star.
ʻōlelo kūpaʻa n. ordinance, legal decree, judgment, statute.
hoʻokūpaʻa to remain loyal, firm, etc. ; to persist, perform, make fast, strengthen, fortify, establish;...
ukupaʻa same as ukupau
ʻulu paʻa n. cooked but unpounded breadfruit.
humupaʻa nvt. lock stitch, a stitch that does not loosen easily; to sew thus.
kumupaʻa n. principal, i.e. money loaned, usually at a given interest rate and for a specified time....
kumupaʻa₁ n. principal, capital (contrasting with interest).
kumupaʻa₂ n. firm foundation, firmly established, ancient times
   
kumupaʻa₃ n. family god (same as the much more common ʻaumakua).
maʻi kumupaʻa disease caused by offending a kumupaʻa...
hanu paʻa nvi. a head cold; stifled breathing; to have such.
ʻea hanu paʻa n. condition of frequent colds. lit., ʻea with hardened breath.
ʻōpū paʻa nvi. the ability to go a long time without eating; to fast for a long time; one who can go long without...
nuʻupaʻa same as pokipaʻa to bind together, as the bones of a chief for preservation and honoring...
puʻupaʻa₁ n. virgin, virginity. lit., firm mound.
puʻupaʻa₂ n. kidneys. fig., affections, emotions.

-uaa

ʻauaʻa n. rhizome. lit., root stem.
huaʻā vs. very sour, of poi.
hūʻaʻā vi. to burn intensely.
kuaʻā nvs. severe taboo on approaching a chief from behind; having such a taboo. lit., flaming back, perhaps...
luaʻa vt. to pound poi.
huluhulu aʻa n. root hairs. lit., rootlet fur.
puaʻa₁ n. pig, hog, swine, pork. cf. hula puaʻa, wilipuaʻa, ulepuaʻa. Many...
pūʻāʻā₁ vs. scattered, dispersed; to flee in disorder and fright.
puaʻa₂ n. formerly a general name for introduced quadrupeds; see below.
pūʻāʻā₂ bundles, sheaths; to tie many; to besiege frequently.
puaʻa₃ n. banks of fog or clouds, often as gathered over a mountain summit, a sign of rain and believed to be...
ʻūhā puaʻa n. ham.
manaʻūhā puaʻa n. a variety of taro.
ʻai ā puaʻa vi. to eat like a pig; to eat greedily; to wolf food.
kākā puaʻa n. slab of salted pork.
maka puaʻa n. breast nipple that stands out and is easy for a baby to take; pig nipple.
Ihuokapuaʻa₁ n. deadly stroke in lua fighting. lit., nose of the pig.
ihuokapuaʻa₂ n. type of coarse-grained stone.
ihuokapuaʻa₃ n. see ihu₁ nose, snout, beak, bill...
kaihuokapuaʻa₁ n. a type of stone (no data). lit., the snout of the pig.
Kaihuokapuaʻa₂ n. a lua fighting stroke.
ʻaila puaʻa n. lard, pork grease.
hula puaʻa n. a hula dance in which the hips sway from side to side in imitation of a fat hog's waddling....
kamapuaʻa₂ n. a straggling native shrub (Hedyotis fluviatilis var. kamapuaana), found in...
Kamapuaʻa₁ a pig demigod... The pig demigod whose rootings created valleys and springs. He leaned against the...
palapalaiakamapuaʻa n. a native fern (Dryopteris globulifera), 45 to 120 cm high, the frond 15 to 45 cm wide, and...
kūkaeokamapuaʻa same as līpuʻupuʻu a seaweed.
humuhumunukunukuāpuaʻa n. varieties of humuhumu (Rhinecanthus aculeatus, R. rectangulus). lit.,...
hanuāpuaʻa vi. to breathe like a pig; to gasp for breath, as a strangled pig.
pua puaʻa n. piglet.
puapuaʻa plural of puaʻa₃ bank of clouds...
kūkaepuaʻa n. a weedy, creeping grass (Digitaria pruriens), native to Hawaiʻi; some introduced species of...
ʻōhua kūkae puaʻa n. young of the fish humuhumu. lit., pig excrement young; said to be so called because of the...
mauʻu kūkae puaʻa n. a kind of crab grass (Digitaria pruriens), used medicinally. lit., hog excrement...
ʻiole puaʻa n. Guinea pig.
ulepuaʻa lit., pig penis.
pōhaku ʻānai puaʻa n. stone for rubbing off singed hair of pigs.
wilipuaʻa n. corkscrew, hand drill, gimlet, screw auger (a euphemism for ulepuaʻa).
kāpī puaʻa n.v. to salt pork; one who salts pork. fig., dirty wretch.
niho puaʻa n. pig tusk, especially that worn as an ornament. fig. young ʻawa sprout.
pine niho puaʻa n. hog's tooth pin. Formerly also called pine hoaka. lit., pig tooth pin.
nīoi niho puaʻa n. a chili pepper about 8 or 10 cm long and curved like a hog's tusk. lit., hog-tusk...
mea ʻono puaʻa n. Chinese pork cake. (Commonly called manapua today; cf. pepeiao₇.)
hoʻopūʻāʻā to put to flight, drive in confusion
poʻopuaʻa₁ n. head pupil in a hula school. lit., pig head, so named because the head pupil provided a pig...
poʻopuaʻa₂ n. image of a pig, carved of wood such as kukui, placed on the stone heap marking the...
poʻopuaʻa₃ n. offering.
ahupuaʻa₁ n. land division usually extending from the uplands to the sea, so called because the boundary was...
ahupuaʻa₂ n. the altar on which the pig was laid as payment to the chief for use of the ahupuaʻa...
ʻuku puaʻa n. pig louse (Haematopinus suis).
hulu puaʻa n. a small, matted, red seaweed (Spyridia spinella), its many branches covered with short...
hulupuaʻa n. beard hanging from the breast of mature turkey males. lit., hog hair.
hinupuaʻa₁ same as maiʻa ʻeleʻele or ʻeleʻele, a mountain banana with shiny black...
hinupuaʻa₂ n. a native variety of upland taro.
maiʻa hinu puaʻa lit., hog's-grease banana.
ʻōpū puaʻa n. pig intestine; tripe.

-waa

waʻa₁ n. canoe, rough-hewn canoe, canoemen, paddlers; a chant in praise of a chief's...
waʻa₂ n. trench, furrow, receptacle. fig., a woman.
waʻa₃ n. moving masses of liquid lava, so called because of similarity to a moving canoe.
waʻa₄ same as more common waʻawaʻa₃ stupid.
ʻāwaʻa₁ nvt. long, narrow excavation, trench, ditch, gully; to dig a ditch or furrow.
ʻāwaʻa₂ n. safety, in football.
hīwa aʻawaʻa vs. var. spelling of hīwaʻawaʻa corpulent, fat.
-laʻa waʻa hoʻo.laʻa waʻa Blessing of a canoe launching; to dedicate a canoe.
hoʻolaʻa waʻa blessing of a canoe launching; to dedicate a canoe
waʻawaʻa₁ full of gulches, gullies, grooves; gullied, furrowed, grooved.
waʻawaʻa₂ nvs. muscular, one whose back bulges with muscles.
waʻawaʻa₃ nvs. stupid, ignorant; ignoramus, simpleton, fool.
waʻawaʻa₄ n. upper end of a lobster's leg.
waʻawaʻa₅ n. hollow at meeting of bones below the Adam's apple.
waʻawaʻa₆ vs. desolate, uninhabited.
ʻāwaʻawaʻa₁ vs. uneven, furrowed, craggy.
ʻāwaʻawaʻa₂ vs. muscular.
hāwaʻawaʻa vi. to wallow in troughs, as a rough sea.
kuʻāwaʻawaʻa vs. hilly; filled with gullies.
ipu ʻāwaʻawaʻa n. a kind of introduced muskmelon (Cucumis melo).
ipuʻāwaʻawaʻa n. var. spelling of ipu ʻāwaʻawaʻa a kind of introduced muskmelon (Cucumis melo).
hīwaʻawaʻa vs. corpulent, fat.
kīwaʻawaʻa₁ vs. full of ruts and furrows, rough, rutty, uneven; broad-shouldered, muscular, as a strong man (so...
kīwaʻawaʻa₂ n. type of coarse, rough tapa.
ʻōwaʻawaʻa same as ʻāwaʻawaʻa uneven, craggy...
hoʻowaʻawaʻa to act the fool
pūwaʻawaʻa vs. stupid.
pakeleawaʻa n. an edible seaweed.
mea waʻa n. canoeman, canoe owner.
kā waʻa n.v. canoe bailer; to bail a canoe.
kāwaʻa₁ n.v. to cast overboard from a canoe, as fish nets or as a victim to be executed at sea; a method of...
kāwaʻa₂ interj. call of the curlew bird, believed to say:
ʻupena kāwaʻa n. net about forty fathoms long used in deep-sea fishing with canoes.
pāpākolekāwaʻa same as pāpākole koaʻe a variety of taro, grown chiefly in Kona, Kaʻū and Puna...
ala waʻa n. canoe course.
kaulana waʻa n. place where canoes stop, as while fishing.
ponawaʻa n. circle of canoes.
hoa waʻa₁ n. canoe companion, mate.
hoa waʻa₂ n. canoe rigging, tackle.
pā waʻa n. canoe enclosure; touching of canoes.
pāwaʻa untamed, unruly, uncivil, bad-mannered.
aihuawaʻa vagabond; to wander, roam.
wae waʻa same as wae₂ canoe spreader...
pale waʻa n. persons who protect (pale) a log canoe being carried from the forest to the sea. Those in...
Kelewaʻa var. of Hoʻokelewaʻa the star Sirius.
hoʻokele waʻa vt. wayfinding; to wayfind. lit., sail (a) canoe.
Hōkūhoʻokelewaʻa n. the star Sirius. lit., canoe-guiding star.
lele waʻa v. transferring at sea from canoe to canoe or canoe to surfboard for the sport of surfing to shore....
lelewaʻa n. a shark listed by Kamakau, perhaps the friendly shark that was said to lean (kālele) on...
manō lele waʻa cf lelewaʻa a shark listed by Kamakau, perhaps the friendly shark that was said to lean (kālele) on canoe outriggers for food and company...
hoe waʻa n.v. oarsman, paddler; to paddle a canoe. canoe paddle KAN.
moe waʻa n.v. a dream of a canoe, formerly considered bad luck. fig., bad luck, disappointment; to dream thus or...
Makahaiwaʻa n. name of a star. lit., eye following canoe.
kālai waʻa n.v. canoe carver; to build a canoe.
kahuna kālai waʻa n. canoe builder.
wāwahiwaʻa₁ n. borer that bores into canoe hulls, a teredo. lit., canoe breaker
wāwahiwaʻa₂ same as kaupau a seaweed.
pōhaku wāwahi waʻa n. stone hammer used under water to break enemy canoe hulls in war.
mū wāwahi waʻa n. teredo, shipworm.
papa uhi waʻa n. board used to cover space forward of the forward outrigger boom.
ʻahu uhi waʻa n. mat canoe covering that protected paddlers in storms.
kīwaʻa₁ n. name of a mythical bird.
kīwaʻa₂ vt. to dredge.
kīwaʻa₃ n. stick formerly used as a vise to hold the canoe while attaching the gunwale strakes...
kāpili waʻa n.v. process of adding on canoe parts after the hull has been carved and rubbed smooth; to do...
pōhaku kāpili waʻa n. stone hammer used to tap chisels in making lashing holes in canoe parts.
kamaikahuliwaʻa n. the art of righting a capsized canoe; one man swims under the canoe with a line tied to the...
pōhaku kuʻi waʻa n. stone canoe breaker used in warfare; it had deep grooves in the middle, in which ropes were placed,...
pohowaʻa same as poho holowaʻa same as holowaʻa, trough, especially vessel in which kava was mixed, oblong box, coffin, chest, cradle; furrow, as for planting sugar cane...
kō waʻa n.v. line used for towing a canoe, especially for dragging canoe hulls from the forest where they were...
ʻolowaʻa var. of holowaʻa trough, especially vessel in which kava was mixed...
holowaʻa₁ n. trough, especially vessel in which kava was mixed; oblong box, coffin, chest, cradle;...
holowaʻa₂ n. sheath covering coconut flowers.
holowaʻa₃ n. shuttle into which the bobbin of a sewing machine is slipped after it is filled with...
holowaʻa₄ n. a kind of fish net.
Makaholowaʻa n. name of a star, perhaps variant name for the North Star. lit., sailing-canoe...
poho holowaʻa same as holowaʻa trough, especially vessel in which kava was mixed; oblong box, coffin, chest, cradle; furrow, as for planting sugar cane...
lolo waʻa n.v. canoe-launching ceremony; to perform the ceremony.
moʻo waʻa same as moʻo₁₀ side planks of canoe...
pōhaku kīkē moʻo waʻa n. stone for tamping canoe gunwale strakes.
kauō waʻa v. to drag a canoe, especially if unfinished, from the mountain forest to the shore to be...
kauwō waʻa var. spelling of kauō waʻa to drag a canoe...
uwaʻa vt. var. spelling of ʻuwaʻa to dig or dredge a trench or furrow.
ʻuwaʻa vt. to dig or dredge a trench or furrow.
ʻau waʻa n. canoe fleet.
ʻauwaʻa n. var. spelling of ʻau waʻa canoe fleet.
mano ʻau waʻa n. large fleet of canoes.
ihu waʻa n. bow of a canoe, bowsprit.
makaihuwaʻa n. phosphorescent light seen in water at night.
Makaihuwaʻa n. star name.
hiʻu waʻa n. canoe stern. fig., a straight tree suitable for a canoe.
ulu waʻa n. fleet of canoes.
lanikuʻuwaʻa n. wind of Kalalau, Kauaʻi. lit., heaven releasing canoe.

-ba

-aba     -iba     -oba     -uba    

-aba

Aba var. spelling of ʻApa₃ Abba...
Dekemaba var. spelling of Kēkēmapa December...
Sumaba n. Sumba.

-iba

Abiba var. spelling of ʻApipa Abib...

-oba

soba n. soba, soba noodles.
Manitoba n. Manitoba.

-uba

kuba var. spelling of kupa₆ cube...
Kuba n. Cuba; Cuban.
kumu kuba var. spelling of kumu kupa cube root...
ʻAruba n. Aruba.

-ca

-ica    

-ica

picanica var. spelling of pikanika picnic...
America var. spelling of ʻAmelika America...

-da

-ada     -eda     -ida     -oda     -uda    

-ada

Tarinidada n. Trinidad.
Kada n. Chad; Chadian.
Banada n. Banda.
Kanada var. spelling of Kanaka₄ Canada...
Ruanada n. Rwanda; Rwandan.
Gerenada n. Grenada.
busada var. spelling of pukaka buzzard...
Havada var. spelling of Hawaka Harvard...
Nevada var. spelling of Newaka Nevada...
Newada n. Nevada; Nevadan.

-eda

olomeda var. spelling of ʻolomeka old maid...

-ida

saida var. spelling of kaika cider...
Betesaida var. spelling of Pekekaika Bethsaida...
acida nvs. acid.
pelamida var. spelling of pelamika pyramid...
ʻalakaloida n. alkaloid.
Maderida var. spelling of Makelika Madrid...
akerida var. spelling of ʻakelika
ʻūhini akerida var. spelling of ʻūhini ʻakelika grasshopper...
Folorida n. Florida; Floridan, Floridian.
sida var. spelling of kika₃ cider...
perusia asida var. spelling of pelukia ʻakika Prussic acid...
okasalika asida var. spelling of ʻokakalika ʻakika oxalic acid...
deruida var. spelling of keluika druid...

-oda

Okafoda var. spelling of ʻOkapoka Oxford...
Nu Bedefoda var. spelling of Nū Pekepoka New Bedford...
Herefoda var. spelling of Helepoka Hereford...
Haratefoda var. spelling of Halakepoka Hartford...
koda var. spelling of koka₁ soda...
ʻaila koda var. spelling of ʻaila koka cod-liver oil...
roda var. spelling of loka₁ rod...

-uda

pauda nvt. powder; to powder.
giana pauda var. spelling of kianapauka dynamite...
kake pauda var. spelling of kake pauka cartridge box...
kākai pauda var. spelling of kākai pauka powder horn...
Barabuda n. Barbuda.
Beremuda n. Bermuda.
ruda var. spelling of luka rood...

-ea

-ea     -aea     -eea     -fea     -hea     -iea     -kea     -lea     -mea     -Mea     -mea     -Mea     -mea     -nea     -oea     -pea     -rea     -uea     -wea    

-ea

ea n. fume.
-ea pejorative suffix.
ʻea n. melody, tune. also leo.
ea₁ n. sovereignty, rule, independence.
ʻea₁ n. hawksbill turtle (Chelone imbricata), both land and sea species; the shell of this...
ʻeā₁ interj. Isn't that so? That's it!
ʻeʻa₁ nvs. dust, dirt, dust cloud, spray (ʻeʻa and ʻea₄ are probably interchanged at...
ea₂ n. life, spirit (Isa. 42.5). air, breeze, breath, respiration, vapor, gas; fumes, as of...
ʻea₂ vs. reddish-brown, as the color of the ʻea shell.
ʻeā₂ song refrain. see EM 81.
ʻeʻa₂ n. mountain banana patch.
ea₃ vi. to rise, go up, raise, become erect.
ʻea₃ n. a general term for infections and infectious diseases; coated tongue, sometimes accompanied by sore...
ʻeʻa₃ n. a fish similar to ʻaʻawa, but with dark flesh.
ea₄ vi. to smell. Also ʻea.
ʻea₄ n. spray.
ʻea₅ vocative interj. usually at the beginning or end of utterances. 1-Sam. 9.5, Lunk....
ʻea₆ var. of ea₄ to smell.
ʻea₇ nvi. noisy; to yell, whoop; whoop.
ʻea₈ var. of ea₂,₃ life, air, breath, respiration, vapor, gas...; to rise, go up, raise, become erect...
ʻea₉ n. plastic. Niʻihau.

-aea

aea vi. to rise up; to raise the head; to come up from under water.
ʻaea n. cord, as used in joining two or more nets into a larger one.
ʻaeʻa nvi. wandering, shiftless, unstable; to wander, stray; tramp.
ʻaʻea pas/imp. of ʻaʻe to step over, get on top of, tread upon, trespass; to raise...
ʻaʻaea interj. the sound ay that infants make in calling for attention; to make this sound.
paʻa ea vs. airtight. lit., hold air.
eaea vs. aerated; aerobic, i.e. living, active, or occurring only in the presence of...
-ʻeaea hoʻea.ea To approach.
ʻeāʻeā interj. at end of verses in some chants that maintains rhythm and affords pleasure in repetition, something...
ʻeʻaʻeʻa dust; dusty; obscure, darkened, cloudy, shady; to cloud, overshadow (sometimes confused with...
eaea₁ n. air, breath, air current. Some confusion exists in the uses of eaea, ʻeaʻea, and...
ʻeaʻea₁ spray; encrusted with spray (sometimes confused with eaea and ʻeʻaʻeʻa).
eaea₂ to rise; high waves.
ʻeaʻea₂ dignified, honorable.
eaea₃ a smell, as of seaweed; to smell.
ʻeaʻea₃ n. a bird (no data).
aeāea n. a small green fish resembling the hīnālea, used as pani (food or drink taken to...
kahaʻeaʻea redup. of kahaʻea
kāʻeʻaʻeʻa n. expert, hero, fighter.
pākāeaea vs. wrinkled.
māeaea₁ redup. of maea, māea₁ stinking; rise...
māeaea₂ vt. to disregard.
honu māeaea n. a variety of turtle.
paeaea₁ nvi. to fish with a light pole offshore; polefishing.
pāeaea₁ vs. smooth, calm, as the sea.
paeaea₂ nvi. a chant of supplication; to chant thus, perhaps so called as a means of "fishing" for...
pāeaea₂ n. a variety of fish mentioned as having sharp protuberances.
pāeaea₃ vt. to signal with the arms.
hoʻeaea to approach.
hōʻeaea vt. to aerate.
hōʻeaʻea var. spelling of hoʻeaea to approach.
hāʻea rare var. of kahaʻea clouds.
haea₁ pas/imp. of hae₃ to tear...
haea₂ see limu haea a lichen...
kaha ea see kaha₁ scratch, mark, check, draw...
kahaʻea n. cumulus clouds, often colored, thought to be a sign of rain.
limu haea n. a lichen (Sterocaulon sp.), with erect, branching stalks.
piaea n. small fish, as ʻōhua manini.
kaea n. tire.
kaʻeʻa same as kāʻeʻaʻeʻa expert, hero, fighter...
kaea₁ n. cessation or lack of appetite or desire.
kaea₂ vi. tired.
hakahakaea n. rainbow with much green color.
kanaka ʻea n. mannequin. Niʻihau.
kaekaea rare pas/imp. of kaekae₁
ana mīkā ea n. barometer. lit., air pressure gauge.
puka ea n. air vent.
pōhaku puka ea n. air stone, i.e. the porous rock in an aquarium that creates tiny bubbles at the surface of the...
ʻalaea n. tribe, i.e. people in a district who have intermarried, specifically referring to...
ʻalaea₁ n. water-soluble colloidal ocherous earth, used for coloring salt, for medicine, for dye, and formaly...
ʻalaea₂ n. flesh like redness, especially the dark red meat close to the spine of some fish, as of the...
ʻalaea₃ n. annatto dye plant (Bixa orellana), a tropical American shrub or small tree, bearing fruit...
ʻalaea₄ n. tribe or clan; people in a district who have intermarried.
ʻalaea₅ n. bad breath, halitosis.
ʻalaea₆ n. fore part of thigh; long narrow thigh muscle.
maʻalaea nvs. red color, red ocher color; stained red, as with ocherous earth; red, as earth.
pinapinao maʻalaea n. orangeblack Hawaiian damselfly (Megalagrion xanthomelas). lit., red-earth (colored)...
ʻana ʻalaea n. red pumice.
kuhi ʻalaea n.v. certain priests of Lono who marked land boundaries with ʻalaea coloring; to mark...
kalaʻea vs. rough, rude in speech.
Malaea same as Malaia Malay, Malaya, Malaysia...
mālaʻea pas/imp. of mālaʻe clear, calm; clear of weeds, as a field; serene, as a cloudless sky...
hoʻomālaʻea pas/imp. of hoʻomālaʻe to clear, explain clearly; to calm, cheer...
ʻiʻo ʻalaea n. blood kin (but not children or siblings).
palaea n. pliers. Niʻihau. also palaea huki.
palaeʻa var. name for young stage of hou, a fish.
ʻailaea same as ʻailea gasoline...
pahumeaolaea n. vivarium. lit., aerated box (of) living things.
maea vs. stinking, as of unwashed bodies; malodorous, as a swamp; offensive-smelling, as...
māea₁ vi. to rise to the surface.
māea₂ n. a variety of taro. Hawaiʻi.
maemaea same as māeaea redup. of maea, stinking, māea₁, rise...; to disregard...
pihi pāuma ea n. air valve, as on a tire (preceded by ke). Niʻihau.
hanaea vs. willful, disobedient.
kaʻamoku lana ea n. hovercraft. Lit,. car/boat (that) floats on air.
pīnanaea same as pīnauea₁,₂ dim vision; short and skimpy...
hoʻaeʻa vt. var. spelling of hōʻaeʻa to cause to wander.
hōʻaeʻa vt. to cause to wander.
piʻoāʻea vs. tactless. Kaʻū.
koaea vs. rude, nasty.
omoāea vi. to evaporate. lit., evaporate into air.
piʻikomoāea n. evapotranspiration.
paea n. flint.
paʻea n. a variety of taro.
kapaea n. sapphire.
sapaea var. spelling of kapaea sapphire...
ʻemepaea n. empire.
pōhaku paea n. firestone, flint, agate.
taea n. tire.
au ʻaeʻa n. drift current, in oceanography. lit., wandering current.
kuaʻea n. same as nēnē, a variety of kava. lit., turtle back.
kūʻaeʻa vi. to wander, stray.
ʻawa kua ʻea same as ʻawa nēnē a spotted variety of kava.
hōkū ʻaeʻa n. planet. lit., wandering star.
pahuhonuaea n. terrarium. lit., aerated box (of) earth.
puaea vi. to expire, breathe one's last.
manawaea₁ nvi. hard breathing, panting for breath, from exertion; to pant thus, breathe. lit., rising...
manawaea₂ n. infancy before the fontanel closes. lit., rising fontanel.
auwaea vs. distant, remote, deep.

-eea

eʻea to rise up frequently, as in water; to bob up and down.
ʻeʻea₁ vs. quick ready, expert.
ʻeʻea₂ n. a bird, said to be an adult ʻalaiaha.
ʻeke ʻea n. plastic bag (preceded by ke).
pale ʻea defense (against) disease
ʻōnaehana pale ʻea n. immune system, as in mammals. lit., system (to) ward off infectious...
maʻi ʻōnaehana pale ʻea n. autoimmune disorder. lit., immune system disorder.
meʻea vt. to upturn, overturn, destroy.
ʻaihueea pas/imp. of ʻaihue to steal, rob, pilfer, filch, cheat...

-fea

fea n. fair.

-hea

heʻa nvs. stained red, inflamed, reddened; flattened and destroyed, as by lava; blood red; a blood sacrifice,...
hea₁ vt. to call, name; to sing or recite a name chant; to give a name to.
hea₂ vs. misty, clouded, smoky, obscure.
hea₃ n. bank, as of a river.
hea₄ interr. which (in questions and after other words).
hea₅ inter. where? (usually following prepositions i, ma, mai, no,...
ʻahea same as ʻāheahea₂ a native shrub (Chenopodium oahuense) ...
āhea₁ pas/imp. of ahe breeze, blow gently...
āhea₂ inter. when (future).
kaʻahea vi. to languish, pine.
hoʻokaʻahea to soothe
puaʻa heʻa n. blood-stained pig, hence a sacrificed pig, also said of human sacrifice.
heʻaheʻa vt. to imprint with spots, stains; smeared, as with red earth.
heahea₁ vt. to call frequently and hospitably; to welcome; friendly, hospitable, genial.
heahea₂ vs. warm, tepid, insipid.
ʻāheahea₁ vi. to wilt, as a plant; warm, insipid.
ʻāheahea₂ n. a native shrub (Chenopodium oahuense) and an introduced weedy herb (C. album),...
ʻāheahea₃ var. name for pakai₂, slender amaranth (Amaranthus viridis)...
ʻāheahea₄ same as heahea to call.
palaheʻaheʻa redup. of palaheʻa stained...
hoʻopalaheʻaheʻa redup. of hoʻopalaheʻa
pāheahea nvt. to call, especially to invite someone to eat; hospitality.
kīheahea similar to āhea to blow.
kīheʻaheʻa vs. stained, streaked, especially with red or with blood; streak of fire, as seen in the wake of a...
ʻōheahea redup. of ʻōhea₁,₂ drowsy; warm, tasteless...
kaʻiahea vi. to resound from a distance.
kāhea nvt. to call, cry out, invoke, greet, name; recital of the first lines of a stanza by the dancer as a...
kāhea see pahu kāhea walkie-talkie.
kāheʻa nvs. red stains or streaks, as at dawn; bloody.
pā kāhea n.v. welcoming call; to call in welcome.
mele kāhea n. chant for admittance to an old-time hula school. lit., calling song.
pule kāhea n. prayer calling on family gods.
nōkahea vs. drainage; to have good drainage.
lāʻau kāhea n. a type of faith healing of broken or crushed bones or sprains. lit., calling...
pahu kāhea n. walkie-talkie. Niʻihau.
lāhea nvs. vile-smelling; stench; one of unsavory reputation.
kalahea vt. to call out an announcement or proclamation, announce.
palaheʻa vs. stained, smeared, bedaubed.
kīpalapalaheʻa redup. of kīpalaheʻa smeared, stained...
kīpalaheʻa vs. smeared, stained.
hoʻopalaheʻa to stain, besmear
ʻulahea vs. faded red.
mahea see hea₅ where?
māhea vs. hazy, as moonlight.
nanahea vs. animated, as birds; lively.
ināhea inter. When (in questions in the past).
Kona Hea n. name of a cold Kona storm. A var. name is Kona Hea Puka.
lauāhea n. rumor, hearsay.
lohe lau āhea hearsay, rumor
lohe lauāhea var. spelling of lohe lau āhea hearsay, rumor
kuahea nvt. mountain area where trees are stunted as due to altitude.
pehea inter. How? What? How about it?
wehea pas/imp. of wehe₁ open, untie...
i hea inter. where (indefinite), why, why not.
ai hea inter. Where? also: aia i hea.
aia i hea inter. Where? also: ai hea.
mū ʻai hea n. a kind of caterpillar.
nūʻaihea n. name of a destructive caterpillar.
kilihea same as kilihē
kiliheʻa vi. stained with color, as a sky at sunset.
pihea pas/imp. of pihe din of voices, crying, shouting, wailing...
ʻaui hea n. var. spelling of ʻauihea vocative case. lit.., calling case.
ʻauihea n. vocative case. lit.., calling case.
ʻōhea₁ vs. drowsy, apathetic, as after eating a big meal. fig., weak, ineffective.
ʻōhea₂ warm, tasteless, as water exposed to the sun.
kohea nvi. warm, clear, serene weather; to be such.
kohekohea redup. of kohea warm, clear weather...
lohea audible.
kālaikulohea n. physics.
no hea interj. from where?, whence?
nohea nvs. handsome, pretty, lovely, of fine appearance; a handsome or fine looking person...
nohenohea₁ redup. of nohea handsome, pretty, lovely...
nohenohea₂ same as noenoe gray-haired; befogged...
ʻauhea₁ inter. Where (in questions).
ʻauhea₂ idiom. listen (in commands, common in songs).
ʻauhea₃ idiom. Sir [formal beginning of a letter].
kūhea var. of kāhea to call.
luhea pas/imp. of luhe hang down, sag...
kaluhea vs. fragrant.
maile kaluhea n. lit., sweet-smelling maile.
luheluhea pas/imp. of luheluhe redup. of luhe, to sag with fat, overhang...
mūhea vs. tepid, lukewarm; insipid, tasteless.
waimūhea same as kaupō a native banana.
maiʻa wai mūhea an ancient variety of Hawaiian banana. lit., insipid water banana.
anuhea nvs. cool, soft fragrance, as of upland forests; sweetness; to be cool, fragrant, and...
wai anuhea n. tepid water, neither hot nor cold.
waianuhea same as anuhea cool, soft fragrance, as of upland forests; sweetness; to be cool, fragrant, and sweet...
pī wai anuhea n. sweet pea (Lathyrus odoratus). lit., cool, fragrant pea.
hoʻowaianuhea to cool, make fragrant and cool
pīanuhea same as pī wai anuhea sweet pea.
ʻōnuhenuhea pas/imp. of ʻōnuhenuhe tainted, unsavory...
pāpūhea n. dead calm.
pāpūhea vs. static, non-changing.
kāʻei pāpūhea n. doldrums, an area near the equator where calm ocean and atmospheric conditions prevail. lit.,...
ōpūhea nvs. quiet, tranquil, calm, disinclined to work, lazy; tranquillity.

-iea

ʻaiea₁ n. all species of the endemic Hawaiian genus Nothocestrum, soft-wooded shrubs and trees with...
ʻaiea₂ n. same as kāwaʻu a native Ilex; holly. Kauaʻi.
ʻaiea₃ n. exhaustion.
pulelehua ʻaiea n. Blackburn’s hawk moth (Manduca blackburni). lit., ʻaiea shrub (Nothocestrum spp.)...
ʻenuhe ʻaiea n. larva of Blackburn’s moth (Manduca blackburni). lit., ʻaiea shrub (genus...
haiʻeʻa n. a variety of ʻaʻawa lelo, a fish.
kai ea n. rising tide; sea washing higher on land than usual. lit., rising sea.
puhaakakaiea Malo's spelling of pūhakakaiea, a sea-bird...
pūhakakaiea same as noio a sea bird.
pakaiea₁ n. Hawaiʻi.
pakaiea₂ n. same as halāliʻi a variety of sugar cane; named for the seaweed.
pakaiea₃ n. a variety of taro.
Pakaiea₄ n. name of a wind at Waiʻanae, Oʻahu.
pakaiea₅ n. name of a type of wave at Kai-mū, Hawaiʻi.
lanaiea same as nanaiea weak.
manaiea same as manauea a seaweed.
nanaiea vs. weak, feeble, frail.
nananaiea redup. of nanaiea weak, feeble...
nanananaiea same as nananaiea weak, feeble...
pinanaʻiea vi. to turn aside, as the head, or as the bow of a ship when struck by a large wave.
puanaiea vs. weak, sickly.
paiʻea n. an edible crab, found where the ʻaʻama is found, but with a harder shell and shorter legs...
wai ea₁ n. aerated water.
wai ea₂ n. small house at the entrance of a heiau temple, where the ceremonial cord (ʻaha)...
wai ea₃ n. sea water used for purification. lit., water of life.
Pūnāwaiea n. rain name. lit., spray [of] rain.
hale wai ea see wai ea₂ small house at the entrance of a heiau temple...
pahuwaiea n. aquarium. lit., aerated box (of) water.
ʻieʻiea nvs. barbed, as a hook; barb.
kapuahi ea n. gas stove.
wahī ʻea n. any plastic film for wrapping food, as Saran Wrap. lit., plastic wrapper.
hāliʻi ʻea n. plastic sheeting, general term. lit., plastic spread.
leki ʻea n. transparent tape, Scotch tape. lit., plastic tape.
aniani ʻea n. plexiglass. lit., plastic glass.
puaniea rare var. of puanaiea weak, sickly...
luʻu kini ea vi. scuba diving; to scuba dive. lit., dive (with a) scuba tank.
hoʻihoʻi ea n.v. restoration, as of sovereignty; to restore sovereignty.
hohoiea vs. wheezy. cf. For. 4:169.

-kea

kea see kea hoʻopukapuka stock, in the stock market.
kea₁ nvs. white, clear; fair-complexioned person, often favorites at court (Malo 201); shiny, white...
keʻa₁ nvt. cross, crucifix, any crossed piece; main house purlin; sticks connecting canoes of a double...
kea₂ n. breast milk.
keʻa₂ n. hand, as of bananas.
kea₃ n. a variety of sugar cane, among Hawaiians one of the best-known and most-used canes, especially in...
keʻa₃ nvt. bow, dart; to shoot with bow and arrow.
kea₄ n. name listed by Hillebrand for kolomona, native shrub, (Mezoneuron...
keʻa₄ n. male animal reserved for breeding; virile male; sire.
kea₅ nvs. share, as of stocks; stocks.
keʻa₅ pleurisy.
kea₆ n. hart, male deer.
ākea vs. width or breadth, in math. also ana ākea. see laulā.
Ākea var. spelling of Wākea the mythical ancestor of all Hawaiians...
ʻākea n. starboard or outer hull of a double canoe.
ʻākea n. starboard hull of a double-hulled canoe or right side of a ship when looking...
ʻākeʻa vt. to block out or screen, in basketball.
ākea₁ nvs. broad, wide, spacious, open, unobstructed, public, at large; full, as a skirt; breadth,...
Ākea₂ n. var. of Wākea the mythical ancestor of all Hawaiians...
waʻa ʻākea n. starboard hull of a double canoe.
haʻakea₁ nvs. whitish, pale; pallor.
haʻakea₂ same as haokea a native taro.
lehua haʻakea lit., white lehua.
kuʻia ʻākeʻa vs. blocking foul, in basketball. lit., block-out foul.
laʻa kea n. sacred light, sacred things of day, as sunshine, knowledge, happiness. lit., light...
paʻakea n. limestone, coral beds, as found on the leeward sides of the islands. lit., white...
kīkala paʻakea a rare idiom referring to hard-working tenant farmers in 1851.
pāpaʻakea₁ same as paʻakea limestone.
pāpaʻakea₂ n. a seaweed (Liagora valida), related to puakī.
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...
waʻa kea₂ same as waʻa ʻākea
ʻawa ākea n. a variety of kava with long, light-green internodes and reddish nodes.
keakea n. semen. fig., child, seed.
keʻakeʻa to object, prevent, oppose; disputed.
ʻākeʻakeʻa nvt. to block, hinder, obstruct, interfere; obstruction, block.
ākeakea₁ same as hākeakea faded; to fade.
ākeakea₂ n. a kind of gray tapa.
hākeakea faded, wan, fair, blond.
hākea₁ same as haʻakea₁ whitish, pale; pallor...
hākea₂ n. a variety of banana.
ʻahakea₁ n. native trees (species of Bobea) with small to medium-sized, oblong leaves; small greenish or...
ʻahakea₂ same as haokea a taro.
maiʻa hākea lit., whitish banana.
ʻōhiʻa hākea same as ʻōhiʻa kea an ʻōhiʻa ʻai or ʻōhiʻa lehua with white blossoms...
kahakea vs. high, inaccessible, as a cliff.
mahakea Mahi ʻai mahakea. Shifting cultivation, in geography.
mahakea₁ n. once uncultivated land, as for bananas, sweet potato, taro; fallow land.
mahakea₂ a variety of taro.
mahakea₃ a variety of kava, usually called mākea.
mahamaha kea vs. white-jowled, as of a pig or dog.
ʻawa maha kea n. name for ʻawa ākea, ʻawa mākea at Kaʻū, Hawaiʻi.
mahi ʻai mahakea vt. shifting cultivation, in geography. lit., fallow-land cultivation.
kūmahakea nvi. to work in gardens; such work.
pohā kea nvi. bursting forth of light, as dawn.
pōhā kea n. white stone, as limestone.
iʻakea n. whitefish.
Kalaʻiākea n. wind name. lit., the peace spread far. See chant, hiʻia. cf. the island...
Honuaiākea n. Palmyra island. lit., name of Pele's canoe when travelling to...
waiākea same as lehua keʻokeʻo a taro.
ʻōhiʻa kea n. an ʻōhiʻa ʻai or ʻōhiʻa lehua with white blossoms.
alanui ākea n. avenue, boulevard, wide street.
Kākea n. name of a stormy wind.
hoakakeʻa n. arch over a door, lintel.
lā kea n. white fin.
lākea vs. fair, white, of complexion.
Alakea₁ n. name of a star, probably used in navigation.
Alakea₂ n. name of a downtown Honolulu street. lit., white road.
hala kea n. said by some Hawaiians to be a native variety of pineapple; plant spreading vinelike; leaves with...
halakeʻa n. temporary support or prop in the middle of the house ridgepole.
halakea₁ vs. fair, light.
halakea₂ n. a yellowish tapa dyed with coconut oil.
lālākea n. whitetip shark (Pterolamiops longimanus), up to 4 m long. lit., white...
manō lālā kea n. shark, perhaps Squalus fernandinus, sometimes called dogfish; considered harmless. lit.,...
iʻa ʻulaʻula lā kea n. white-marked goldfish. lit., white-finned red fish.
palakea₁ n. a variety of taro, tall and stocky, distinguished by the black edge of the petiole; corm...
palakea₂ vs. soft, white, clear, unclouded.
palapalakea redup. of palakea₂ soft, white, clear...
pāpalakea n. a variety of taro.
molakea nvi. clear, clarity.
iʻa ʻulaʻula kea n. pale-red goldfish or carp.
makea pas/imp. of make₁,₂ to die, perish...; desire, want...
mākea same as mahakea₁,₂,₃ fallow land...; a variety of taro...; a variety of kava, usually called mākea...
lama kea n. a tree mentioned in a chant in Kam. 76:118.
ʻawa mākea n. a variety of kava.
koali mākea kind of morning glory.
nākea n. endemic fresh-water fish (Awaous [Chonophorous] stamineus) of the...
lanakea var. of nanakea pale.
mana kea n. same as mana keʻokeʻo a native variety of taro...
nanakea vs. pale, wan.
Mānanakea n. star name (no data).
nananakea redup. of nanakea pale, wan...
ʻaina kea n. a good-looking variety of sugar cane, of medium height, striped red and green or yellow, pith white...
hinakea n. type of stone laid near the coral pile (umu) to attract fish; it was flat on one side and...
huina keʻa n. intersection of two lines on a grid. lit., cross junction. also...
Mauna Kea n. the highest mountain on Hawaiʻi. lit., snow mountain.
mū wēkiu Maunakea n. Maunakea wēkiu bug (Nysius wekiuicola). lit., Maunakea-summit insect.
puna kea n. white coral, as cast ashore by the sea.
punakea n. a barely visible rainbow.
iʻa punakea n. trout. lit., rainbow fish
ʻoʻopu nākea same as nākea endemic fresh-water fish (Awaous [Chonophorous] stamineus) of the ʻoʻopu or goby family...
hoʻākea to widen, broaden, extend, enlarge, make public; broadening, expansion; extension; to escape...
hoʻākea vt. to extend, as text in computer word processing.
koʻa kea n. white coral.
hāloa kea same as hāloa₃ poetic name for lauloa taro...
koʻoloa kea n. a native shrub with pale-pink flowers, otherwise like koʻoloa ʻula.
noʻonoʻo ākea vt. open-minded. lit., broad thinking.
pākea₁ vs. pale, gray, as the face of a sick person.
pākea₂ n. white inner sheets of sleeping tapa.
pākea₃ n. kind of mat made of makaloa rush, without design.
pākea₄ n. type of stone (no data).
pākea₅ n. a variety of taro.
papa kea₁ n. white stratum, sand beach.
papa kea₂ n. see papa₅ a variety of kava.
papākea nvs. white spray, as of sea; to rise in spray; white caps.
hoehoepākea n. a name for a Niʻihau pāwehe design in plaiting.
uakea₁ n. mist (famous at Hāna, Maui). lit., white rain.
uakea₂ vs. white as mist, mist-white, white as breaking surf or snow.
lauākea nvs. common; commoner. lit., much public.
lehua kea same as lehua pua kea a form of ʻōhiʻa lehua tree with white flowers
Pulelehua Kea n. the Greater Magellanic Cloud. lit., white butterfly.
pulelehua-kea n. var. spelling of Pulelehua Kea the Greater Magellanic Cloud. lit., white butterfly.
Nēnēhua Kea n. star name (no data).
kū ākea vi. to stand openly or in public; to take a public stand.
kuakea vs. faded, bleached; white and encrusted, salt deposits left by evaporated sea water; foamy; pale, as a...
kūākea vs. open, as a primary election.
ʻale kuakea n. whitecaps, white spray.
ʻale kuakea n. whitecap.
pūnaewele kūākea n. WAN, i.e. wide area network, as in computer networking. lit., open network.
hoʻokuakea to bleach or whiten
poʻo kuakea vs. gray-haired. lit., bleached head.
nuʻakea n. var. spelling of Nuʻakea a goddess of lactation... called on to help nursing mothers and to wean infants. She was also called the wife of Keoloʻewa...
Nuʻakea n. a goddess of lactation... called on to help nursing mothers and to wean infants. She was also...
puakea₁ nvs. pale-colored, especially a tint between white and pink, as sunset clouds; the color of a buckskin...
puakea₂ vi. to spread, as a ship's sails or as fog.
ʻĀpuakea n. rain name associated with Koʻolau Poko, Oʻahu, said to be named for a beautiful woman,...
lehua pua kea n. a form of ʻōhiʻa lehua tree with white flowers (pua kea).
ʻōhiʻa lehua puakea n. an ʻōhiʻa lehua with white flowers.
ʻiwa puakea same as mānā₂, a fern. Maui.
naʻenaʻe pua kea n. a kind of naʻenaʻe (Dubautia paleata), from Kauaʻi, with large round...
ʻihi pua kea n. shamrock. lit., white-flowering Oxalis.
ʻilipuakea n. white person. lit., white flower skin. Poetic.
hoʻopuakea to appear bright, shine
Wākea n. the mythical ancestor of all Hawaiians. (Kep. 61–7)... according to Hawaiian tradition, a...
Wākea see Hoʻohokuikalani
awakea nvi. noon, midday; to be at noon, to become noon.
ʻaina awakea n. noon meal, lunch.
ʻāluna awakea n. early afternoon.
moe awakea nvi. one who gets up long after sunrise; a late sleeper; to sleep late.
lawa kea same as moa₁ chicken...
hiwakea n. an all-black pig with white hoofs and white tips of tail, ears, and nose.
pikoowākea₁ n. Equator.
Pikoowākea₂ same as Kapikoowākea
Kapikoowākea n. a lua fighting stroke. lit., the navel of Wākea.
Kapikoowākea n. equator.
ʻēkea boom on the right side of a double canoe.
ʻalae kea n. Hawaiian coot (Fulica americana alai), a marsh and pond bird, distinguished from ʻalae...
koaʻe kea the white-tailed tropic bird (Phaethon lepturus dorotheae), which inhabits cliffs of the...
koaʻekea vt. to adjust and fit canoe parts to the canoe body.
kekea n. albino.
ʻalekea n. heron.
ʻalekea n. heron, general term.
wale kea n. white mucus, as in the eyes.
ʻōhopehopekeʻa vi. to begin to form, of tubers.
weke ʻā n. a fish (Mulloidichthys samoensis). lit., staring weke.
wekea₁ rare pas/imp. of weke₁ crack, narrow opening...
wekea₂ n. midday; zenith.
wekewekea pried open, loosened.
ʻikea pas/imp. of ʻike₁ to see, know, feel, greet, recognize, perceive, experience...
haikea₁ same as hākea₁,₂ pale...; type of banana...
haikea₂ n. a type of tapa (no data).
maiʻa haikea n. a Hawaiian variety of banana that bears yellow fruit, edible raw or cooked. lit., pale...
kaʻi keʻa n. station of the cross (Catholic); procession of the cross.
kaikea₁ n. sap, sapwood.
kaikea₂ n. fat, as of pork.
kaikea₃ n. white sea foam, especially as washed up on a beach.
kaikea₄ n. enema composed of sea water and raw crushed kukui nuts. Also kaikuehu and kaīkū.
mōhai kaikea n. offering of fat, by fire.
kūkaikea vs. faded, as cloth. fig., boring, dull, uninteresting.
waikea n. juice of fresh kukui nuts, as mixed with fresh or brackish water and used as an enema....
hīkeʻa similar to keʻa₁,₂
kiʻikea n. ointment made of breadfruit bark crushed with thin young coconut leaves.
piʻi kea vi. to become light, as the day; to begin to gray, of hair.
kūakalikea₁ n. kind of cloth with white on its edges.
kūakalikea₂ vs. whorish [especially of Hawaiian women having love affairs with white men]. lit., becoming white...
palikea n. a sweet potato.
ʻili kea₁ n. fair skin, of Hawaiians less dark than ʻilikou.
ʻili kea₂ white kōnane pebble.
ʻiliʻili kea n. white kōnane pebble.
ninikea n. white tapa, as worn by priests during ceremonies.
hōʻikea pas/imp. of hōʻike to show, exhibit...
hui kea see waihoʻoluʻu hui kea additive color...
waihoʻoluʻu hui kea n. additive color, i.e. one of the primary colors (red, blue, green) which, when added together,...
hāʻawikea same as haokea a taro.
ʻōkeʻa n.v. to place cross sticks, as to block an entrance; cross sticks.
ōkea₁ n. white sand or gravel (contraction of one, sand, and kea, white). cf....
ōkea₂ vs. hot, as stone heated to whiteness.
ōkea₃ n. a bird.
haokea n. a rather common native variety of taro; the leaves are narrow, the piko, leaf...
ʻilima ōkea n. a domesticated ʻilima, light yellow in color.
kokiʻo kea same as kokiʻo keʻokeʻo a native hibiscus, a small tree or tall shrub...
lio keʻa n. stallion.
kō kea see kea₃ variety of sugar cane...
piko kea n. a native variety of taro widely planted; an important poi taro, especially on...
kōpiko kea n. a species of kōpiko (Psychotria [Straussia] kaduana) with...
lōkea₁ n. long European knife with a white handle.
lōkea₂ n. child of a nīʻaupiʻo, piʻo, or naha chief, whose mother was related to...
malo kea n. white loincloth, an epithet for a female priest enjoying masculine privileges and exemption from...
pilo kea n. a small native tree or shrub (Platydesma spathulata), in the orange family; leaves large,...
ʻolokeʻa₁ nvs. cross, gibbet, gallows (Eset. 5.14), scaffolding; ladder made of sticks tied...
ʻolokeʻa₂ n. outline, as a summary using letters and numbers in headings to indicate topics and subtopics. Note:...
hōʻolokeʻa₁ to crisscross; to cross
hōʻolokeʻa₂ vt. to outline, as a summary of topics and subtopics using letters and numbers in...
nokea pas/imp. of noke persist...
nokeʻa vs. overstuffed with food; filled, as a cup to the brim; packed full.
nōkea₁ var. of nākea a goby.
nōkea₂ vs. white-spotted, as the nākea, a fish.
nonokea see puhi nonokea a variety of eel...
puhi nonokea n. a variety of eel.
ʻoʻopu nōkea same as nōkea var. of nākea, a goby...
hoʻokeʻa to cross, block, obstruct, hinder.
koʻokea vs. to have gray or white hair.
poʻo kea same as poʻo hina gray- or white-haired...
popoʻokea redup. of poʻo kea gray- or white-haired...
honu poʻo kea n. a variety of turtle. lit., white-headed turtle.
pokea pas/imp. of poke to slice, cut crosswise into pieces, as fish or wood...
kaiapōkea n. name of a long prayer used after the kauila celebration at a temple dedication, probably...
pokepokea pas/imp. of pokepoke redup. of poke, to chop...
lāʻau keʻa n. wooden cross or crucifix; bar to hold a gate shut, brace, bolt.
ulua aukea n. a variety of ulua, probably Caranx ignobilis, one of the largest of...
hau kea n. white snow, snow.
laukea₁ n. a small tree or shrub (Claoxylon sandwicense, var. tomentosum and degeneri;...
laukea₂ n. hard gray stone, used for adzes.
laukea₃ vs. gray with age or sickness; pale, as an invalid.
pālau kea n. mat of light pandanus leaves, with meshes about .6 to 1.1 cm wide. lit., white...
Hōkūkeʻa n. Southern Cross. lit., cross star.
lūkea n. a kind of taro, probably Kauaʻi name for haokea.
ʻelelū kea n. a cockroach that has shed its skin and is light (kea) in color; a term of ridicule for an...
nūkea₁ same as ʻalae kea Hawaiian coot, a marsh and pond bird...
nūkea₂ vs. white-beaked, as the nūkea bird; white around the mouth or snout, as an aging...
ʻalae nū kea lit., white-beaked ʻalae.
pūkea₁ same as ʻainakea a sugar cane.
pūkea₂ see laenihi a fish.
opukea n. a large, strong, superior variety of sugar cane, the stalks yellow, sometimes rose-flushed, the...
pūpū kea n. a stone used as an octopus lure.

-lea

Lea₁ n. goddess of canoe builders... wife of Kūmokuhāliʻi, and sister of Hinapukuʻai, who...
leʻa₁ nvs. joy, pleasure, happiness, merriment; sexual gratification, orgasm; pleasing, gay, delightful,...
Lea₂ n. name of a star.
leʻa₂ vs. clearly, perfectly, thoroughly, successfully.
Leʻa₃ n. the zenith star Arcturus.
ʻalea n. area.
ʻaleʻa vs. sweet-voiced.
alea₁ pas/imp. of ale₁ swallow...
alea₂ n. a fish, said to be short for hīnālea, or a kind of hīnālea.
mauhaʻaleʻa n. var. spelling of mauhaʻalelea₂ a prayer to a forest god before cutting down a tree to be made into an image.
maʻalea nvs. cunning, craft, trickery, deceit, guile; cunning, crafty, artful, deceitful, sly, shrewd;...
maʻamaʻalea redup. of maʻalea cunning, craft...
hoʻomaʻalea caus/sim of maʻalea, cunning, craft, trickery, deceit, guile; cunning, crafty,...
pau maʻalea intensive of maʻalea cunning...
leʻaleʻa₁ to have a good time; fun, gaiety (see ex. henehene), amusement.
leʻaleʻa₂ n. name of a prayer to , Kāne, Lono, and the ʻaumākua (family gods).
ālealea₁ n. a shellfish (Turbo sandwicensis); its shell.
ālealea₂ n. same as alea₂ a fish...
maʻalealea redup. of maʻalea cunning, craft, trickery, deceit, guile...
kahua leʻaleʻa var. spelling of kahua leʻa playground...
puni leʻaleʻa v. pleasure-loving, fond of fun.
kōlealea₁ vt. to play with a child, as bobbing it up and down on one's leg and singing ditties with the refrain...
kōlealea₂ same as kōlea₃ periwinkle...
hoʻoleʻaleʻa redup. of hoʻoleʻa to amuse oneself, have fun; amusement...
ahihoʻoleʻaleʻa n. fireworks. lit., fire (for) amusement.
kalea nvi. to choke; to whoop in coughing; whooping cough.
kāleʻa nvi. prayer calling on the ʻaumākua, family gods, for help; to pray thus.
maka leʻa nvs. twinkle-eyed, happy-eyed, mischievous.
kunu kalea n. whooping cough.
lālea buoy, beacon; prominent object or landmark ashore to steer by.
kalalea vs. prominent, protruding. fig., haughty, important.
pualalea vs. clear, bright.
nalea n. trick, as a dog's.
panaleʻa vs. dexterous, gleeful, quick, as in danger.
haʻinaleʻa n. adverb. lit., clarifying verb.
hina leʻa vi. to blow favorably, as wind.
hinaleʻa vi. var. spelling of hina leʻa to blow favorably, as wind.
hīnālea₁ n. small- to moderate-sized, brightly colored wrasses, family Labridae. In addition to those...
hīnālea₂ n. a variety of taro.
moʻa leʻa vs. well-cooked, as pig.
palea pas/imp. of pale₁
palaualea n. slang.
kahua leʻa n. playground.
waleʻā same as weleʻā a fish.
walea₁ same as nanea interesting, relaxed...
walea₂ vs. accustomed; so familiar that one does a thing without effort, as a dance; adept; to do well and...
hana walea vt. to do with ease, as of long custom.
manawaleʻa nvt. a generous heart, charity, alms, donation; to give freely and willingly; gratis, free, benevolent,...
mōhai manawaleʻa n. free-will offering.
hoʻomanawaleʻa caus/sim of manawaleʻa, a generous heart, charity, alms, donation; to give freely...
hoʻowalea caus/sim of walea₁, same as nanea interesting, relaxed...
waeleʻa vt. to distinguish.
helea₁ pas/imp. of hele₁ to go, come, walk; to move, as in a game...
helea₂ pas/imp. of hele₆ to tie, bind, lash, make fast; noose, snare...
kelea n. process by which a priest cleansed himself of impurities (kele) from contact with the...
keleʻā n., vt. beeper, pager; to beep, page.
ʻEnekelea n. incarnation.
ʻElikelea n. Eritrea.
nukelea n. nuclear.
ikehu nukelea n. nuclear energy.
lelea n. prayer uttered by a priest as a chief drinks kava, so that the essence of the kava will fly...
leleʻā n. a marine creature (no data).
haʻalelea₁ pas/imp. of haʻalele to leave, desert, abandon, forsake, quit...
haʻalelea₂ n. man sacrificed when cutting an ʻōhiʻa tree for an image.
mauhaʻalelea₁ pas/imp. of mauhaʻalele
mauhaʻalelea₂ n. a prayer to a forest god before cutting down a tree to be made into an image.
nēnēleʻa n. joyous, gladness.
weleʻā n. a lizard fish (Trachinocephalus myops).
kaweleʻā n. Sphyraena helleri, a smaller relative of the kākū, a fish. See saying,...
ʻailea n. gasoline (contraction of ʻaila, oil, and ea, air).
haʻileʻa vt. to tell clearly.
hīlea vs. careless, shiftless (named for the people of Hīlea village, Kaʻū, Hawaiʻi,...
kīlea n. small but conspicuous hill.
ʻElikilea n. Eritrea.
ʻalīlea n. the common turbo shell (Turbo sandwicensis).
ʻālīlea n. var. spelling of ʻalīlea the common turbo shell (Turbo sandwicensis).
pālīlea vs. inactive, sluggish.
nilea same as nīnole weak...
ʻōlea n. horn, as on a car or bicycle. Niʻihau.
holea pas/imp. of hole₁,₂ skin, peel, file...; squirm, twist...
ʻiolea vs. unsocial.
nahiolea n. a variety of taro.
kiolea nvs. high, rickety or unsafe seat; high, long, rickety.
Makaikiolea n. wind name, probably at Kauaʻi. lit., small eye of Lea.
-ʻoioleʻa hō.ʻoio.leʻa Conceit; to show off.
ioioleʻa vs. brisk, spirited, lively, quick-tempered, angry.
hōʻoioleʻa conceit; to show off
kōlea₁ nvi. Pacific golden plover (Pluvialis dominica), a migratory bird which comes to Hawaiʻi about...
kōlea₂ n. stepparent, as makuahine kōlea, makua kāne kōlea.
kōlea₃ n. the mottled periwinkle, probably Littorina pintado.
kōlea₄ n. native species of trees and shrubs (Myrsine [Rapanea, Suttonia]) with oval to...
Kōlea₅ nvs. Korea; Korean.
ʻākōlea₁ n. a native fern (Athyrium microphyllum syn. A. poiretianum) with beautiful, large, lacy...
ʻākōlea₂ a small mollusk (Epitonium perplexum). Often called pipipi ʻākōlea or...
ʻēkaha ʻākōlea same as pākahakaha a small fern.
pipipi ʻākōlea same as ʻākōlea₂
huihui ā kōlea vi. to gather together like a flock of kōlea birds. fig., to gather together to help one...
kākolea nvt. to tie a slipknot securely, but so that it can be loosened with one jerk at the end of the rope;...
hula kōlea n. a kneeling hula imitative of the kōlea, plover.
mākolea vs. bold, shameless.
pākolea vt. var. spelling of pākōlea₁ to train to grow straight...
pākōlea vt. to provide physical therapy.
pākōlea₁ vt. to train to grow straight, as an infant's crooked limb; to train to grow in a desired shape, as a...
pākōlea₂ vt. to tie or fasten, as a canoe mast.
pākōlea₃ vt. to gather information about one's relatives.
papa kōlea n. plover flats.
papākolea vi. to break, of waves.
makua kōlea n. stepparent.
kūkaekōlea₁ same as pūʻoheʻohe Job's tears.
kūkaekōlea₂ same as kōlea periwinkle.
kolekoleʻā n. said to be Kauaʻi name for a large kole, the fish.
kolekolea₁ nvi. to cry, of the kōlea, bird; to sing, of the kāhuli, land shell in Hawaiian...
kolekolea₂ n. variety of moana, goatfish, perhaps Parupeneus chrysonemus.
makua kāne kōlea n. stepfather.
makuahine kōlea n. stepmother.
pipipi kōlea n. periwinkle (Littorina pintado, L. scabra). lit., kōlea-bird shell,...
leho kōlea n. a species of cowry (Cypraea maculifera, C. mauritiana). lit., kōlea bird...
pūpū kōlea₁ same as pūʻoheʻohe Job's-tears.
pūpū kōlea₂ same as kōlea periwinkle.
puʻukōlea₁ n. sweet potato tubers that form on old vines.
Puʻukōlea₂ n. wind associated with Kapaʻau, Hawaiʻi.
lolea vs. worn smooth by friction, wear, or constant handling; turned inside out; weathered; skinned,...
lolea vs. inside out.
holo leʻa vi. to succeed, fare well; successful.
hololeʻa n. a ride, as at a carnival or amusement park. sh. holo + leʻaleʻa.
mōlulolea n. faint cry of one in distress, as of a shipwrecked person (ʻōlulo), or of a...
molea fig., plain, homely.
kukomolea n. sycamore tree.
ʻoʻoleʻa nvs. hard, stiff, strong, inflexible, rigid, harsh, rough; rigor, strength, hardness. fig., strenuous,...
hoʻoleʻa to cause pleasure, joy; to praise, please, delight, extol; praising, eulogistic
haʻiʻōlelo hoʻoleʻa n. eulogistic speech.
ʻāʻīʻoʻoleʻa nvs. stiff neck. fig., disobedience, obstinacy; obstinate.
hōʻoʻoleʻa to harden (Ezek. 3.8), stiffen, resist, strengthen
pōlea₁ vs. sunken in, as the lips and cheeks of a toothless person.
pōlea₂ vs. blurred, as eyes of a diver.
ʻuoʻuolea shadows and gloom of a forest; weird, ghostly, fearsome.
ʻulea n. urea.
lauleʻa nvs. peace, happiness, friendship; restoration of a disrupted friendship; happy, glad, genial,...
hoʻolauleʻa₁ celebration, festival, gathering for a celebration, large party; satisfaction; to hold a...
hoʻolauleʻa₂ to reconcile, restore peace or friendship, appease (Kin. 32:20); to preserve friendship...
kūleʻa vs. successful, competent; happily.
Hōkūleʻa₁ n. a navigational star, probably Arcturus; a zenith star above Hawaiʻi. lit., clear (or happy)...
ʻōlulelulea pas/imp. of ʻōlulelule same as lulelule, quiver, as jello; sag, as flesh...
mulea same as mule₁ bitter...

-mea

mea₁ n. thing, person, matter, stuff, object.
mea₂ n. possessor or proprietor of.
mea₃ n. person or thing that does, is, did, or was.
mea₄ vt. to say.
mea₅ nvs. what-d'you-call-it, so-and-so (said when one is at a loss for a word or name); such and...
mea₆ idiom. cause, reason, purpose, means of, because (often used as ua mea o or ka ua mea).
mea₇ vs. reddish-brown, as water with red earth in it; yellowish-white, of feathers.
mea₈ vt. to bother, disturb.

-Mea

Mea nvs. var. spelling of mea₅ what-d'you-call-it, so-and-so...

-mea

kaʻa mea vi. to change, as the wind or an idea.
meamea₁ redup. of mea₄ to say...
meamea₂ redup. of mea₇ reddish-brown...
ʻōmeamea redup. of ʻōmea₁ reddish; murky...
hoʻomeamea₁ to bluff, pretend, disguise. caus/sim of meamea₁, redup. of mea₄,...
hoʻomeamea₂ n. simulation, in math. cf. hoʻokūkohukohu.
hāmeʻa n. device, doohickey, gadget, gizmo, thingamajig, i.e. something made or used for a particular...
maha mea n. name of a deep-sea fish, said to be striped (no data).

-Mea

lilo ka ʻai iā Mea Point for Mea. Niʻihau.

-mea

no ka mea idiom. because, whereas (in legal documents), thereby; in informal correspondence, introducer of...
ʻalā mea n. hard volcanic stone, used for adzes
ʻalāmea n. var. spelling of ʻalā mea hard volcanic stone, used for adzes
ʻalamea₁ vs. ripe
ʻalamea₂ vs. precious, as a child
ʻalamea₃ n. a bird (no data)
ʻalamea₄ see ikiʻalamea name given for a disease, probably stomach ulcers...
ikiʻalamea n. name given for a disease, probably stomach ulcers.
kāikiʻalamea a wasting disease, emaciation.
hikiʻalamea probably the same as ikiʻalamea, a disease.
palamea₁ vs. plump.
palamea₂ n. clear atmosphere.
ua mea see mea₆ cause, reason, purpose, means of, because (often used as ua mea o or ka ua mea).
ka ua mea see mea cause.
Kauamea n. a constellation, possibly Corona Borealis.
lolohuamea₁ same as lolohua eloquent...
lolohuamea₂ n. variegated colors, as of the distant sea.
pōlolohuamea vs. dark, dense, distant.
memea n. material, a general term but not relating to cloth.
Waimea n. a place name. lit., reddish water.
waimea₁ n. Maui name for olomea, a shrub.
waimea₂ n. Kauaʻi name for a kind of māmaki, having leaves with red veins and stems...
Kauakīpuʻupuʻuowaimea n. a lua fighting stroke.
kakimea nvs. cashmere.
kasimea var. spelling of kakimea cashmere...
ʻōmea₁ vs. reddish; murky.
ʻōmea₂ n. beloved, respected person.
ʻōmea₃ vt. to sun.
ʻōmea₄ same as ʻōuli sign, omen, portent, prognostication, nature, symptom, character; mood in grammar...
ʻio mea n. a variety of ʻio hawk without dark markings.
olomea₁ n. a native shrub or small tree (Perrottetia sandwicensis) with ovate, red-veined leaves, and...
olomea₂ vs. brown, with darker stripes or spots, of pig or dog.
olomea₃ n. kind of wauke tapa dyed with ʻōhiʻa bark, hōlei, and coconut water.
puaʻa olomea₁ n. a striped pig.
puaʻa olomea₂ n. poetic name for the olomea, a tree. Kamapuaʻa took this form when pursued by...
nomea pas/imp. of nome to eat a little at a time for a long time, as horses eating grass...
lonomea n. a native tree (Sapindus oahuensis), to 10 m high, with ovate leaves 10 by 20 and 5 by 13 cm;...
nonomea vs. reddish.
hoʻomea to talk in a roundabout way, as to obtain information or conceal the truth; to hint at, trifle,...
Haumea an earth-mother goddess equated with Papa, Laʻilaʻi₃, and Kāmehaʻikana,...
kinoohaumea n. a type of low-lying breadfruit.
humea pas/imp. of hume
kumumea n. element. see pūhui kumumea lua.

-nea

nea same as neo, ʻōnea empty, bare, desolated...; same as nea, desolate...
ānea₁ vs. insipid, tasteless.
ānea₂ n. vibration caused by heat.
ānea₃ pas/imp of ane₁, moth-eaten fig., a battered tramp.
 
ānea₄ vs. bare, leafless
ānea₅ pas/imp. of ane₂ gentle, as a breeze.
ʻānaʻanea idiotic, foolish, as one under the spell of sorcery.
neanea same as neoneo, ʻōneanea ravage...; chaos...
āneanea redup. of ānea₁,₂,₃,₄,₅ insipid, tasteless...; insipid, tasteless...; moth-eaten, battered...; bare, leafless...; gentle, as a breeze...
ʻōneanea redup. of ʻōnea same as nea, desolate...
kōneanea same as konekonea₁,₂ redup. of kōnea, restored to health, convalescing...; bald; hard, dry...
hoʻōneanea redup. of hoʻōnea
uneanea redup. of unea nausea, exhaustion...
kanea nvs. loss of appetite; to have no appetite; distaste for food.
hakanea same as kanea.
kanekanea₁ redup. of kanea
kanekanea₂ vs. shaved smooth, as the head.
hoʻokanea to cause loss of appetite.
-laukanea hoʻo.lau.kanea Same as hoʻokanea. Hoʻolaukanea kēia piki iaʻu no ka mea ʻo ka...
hoʻolaukanea same as hoʻokanea to cause loss of appetite...
mānea nvs. hoof (Lunk. 5.22); claws; fingernails, toenails; ball of a foot; keel of a ship....
hoʻomānea to harden, raise calluses; to strengthen, make steadfast
nanea₁ nvs. of absorbing interest, interesting; fascinating, enjoyable; repose, leisure, tranquility; relaxed,...
nanea₂ same as mohihihi a vine.
nanea₃ n. a seaweed (Hypnea nidifica).
ananea vs. leafless, bare.
mili nanea nvt. cherished person that absorbs and delights one; absorbed and charmed; to enjoy and take...
milimili nanea var. spelling of mili nanea cherished person that absorbs and delights one...
hoʻonanea to pass the time in ease, peace, and pleasure; to relax, lounge, repose; absorbed,...
hoʻonanea ʻOihana o nā Pāka a me nā Hana Hoʻonanea. Department of Parks and...
hoʻonanea vt. entertainment; to entertain.
hana hoʻonanea n. pleasant pastime, hobby, avocation.
ʻOihana o nā Pāka a me nā Hana Hoʻonanea n. Department of Parks and Recreation.
waihona hoʻonanea n. playroom, parlor; private rooms of the captain of a ship.
panea pas/imp. of pane₁ answer...
kuānea₁ vs. lonely, forsaken, barren, desolate, dreary. fig., awkward, unintelligent,...
Kuānea₂ n. star name (no data).
kuākuānea redup. of kuānea
hoʻokuānea to make lonely, barren. fig., to behave ignorantly; to cause boredom, dreariness;...
puanea vs. mournful.
haikokenea vs. hydrogenated.
ʻakika ʻailakele haikokenea n. trans fatty acid. lit., hydrogenated fatty acid.
hoʻohaikokenea vt. to hydrogenate.
nenea var. of nanea of absorbing interest...
konenea rare var. of konekonea
nonenea same as nonenonea redup. of nonea, same as none₁, slow, tedious, time-consuming..., none₂, patience-trying, teasing, annoying...
ʻīnea nvi. hardship, suffering, distress; to suffer discomfort.
ʻainea vs. exhausted by strain and trouble, tired, weary.
puainea same as puanaiea weak, sickly...
hoʻīnea to cause hardship, distress
one ʻā nvi. black sand or gravel made of ʻaʻā lava; volcanic cinder; to form such;...
one ʻā n. volcanic cinder.
oneʻā nvs. afflicted, affliction.
ʻōnea same as nea desolate
kōnea vs. restored to health.
konekonea₁ convalescing.
konekonea₂ vs. bald; hard, dry.
mōnea same as nea bare.
nonea same as none₁,₂ slow, tedious, time-consuming...; patience-trying, teasing, annoying...
noneā n. distaste for food that one has had too much of, as fats; surfeit.
nonenonea redup. of nonea same as none₁, slow, tedious, time-consuming..., none₂, patience-trying, teasing, annoying...
nononea vt. to redden, as the cheeks with ʻōlena or ʻalaea.
hoʻōnea to cause desolation; to desolate
unea n. nausea, exhaustion.
launea vs. bare, as of leaves.
launea vs. bare, as a tree without leaves.
hoʻolaunea caus/sim of launea, bare, as of leaves...
uneunea same as uneanea nausea.
nūnea same as nūnē speculation; to wonder...

-oea

Oea n. star name (no data).
Kao Ea n. name of a constellation said to preside over the destiny of Hanalei, Kauaʻi (no...
maʻoeā vs. lazy, uninterested in work.
hoea let's get started, go ahead.
hōʻea vi. to arrive.
aho ʻea n. monofilament.
Kahoʻea n. name of a star.
mohoea same as moho₂ Hawaiian rail (Pennula sandwichensis), an extinct flightless bird...
kini poho ea n. repair kit, for tires. Niʻihau.
naioea n. a native variety of taro, with long, blackish leaf stem; blades large, dark-green; grown in...
paioea n. a variety of sweet potato.
lolopaioea vs. tall, spindly, thin.
kioea₁ n. bristle-thighed curlew (Numenius tahitiensis), large, dusky brown, migratory bird with a...
kioea₂ nvi. tall, long-legged, slender person; long, tall; standing high on long legs; to extend, stretch...
kioea₃ n. an extinct honeyeater (Chaetoptila angustipluma).
pioea same as pīnauea₁ weak; of dim vision, as of an aged person...
koea vs. scratched, eroded.
koeʻā vs. willful, obstinate, unsociable, taciturn.
mākoeā vs. tedious, wearisome, difficult, as a task; hard to get along with, of a person.
loea nvs. skill, ingenuity, cleverness; expert, clever, ingenious, adept, deft, technical, skillful,...
oloea n. aerophone, i.e. a musical instrument whose sound is produced by air passing through...
moeā vi. to imagine oneself to be something or someone; imaginary.
moea₁ pas/imp. of moe₂,₃ to marry, mate with, sleep with, cohabit...; bed, sleeping place...
moea₂ vi. to press onward, go straight toward.
hapa moeā cf helu maoli, helu moeā
helu hapa moeā n. complex number, in math. lit., part-imaginary number.
hoʻohele moeā vt. to utilize guided imagery. lit., cause to imagine.
moemoeā nvi. to dream or fancy; fantasy; dream of a cherished wish, whether good or bad.
moemoeā n. fantasy.
hoʻomoeā vt. to imagine deliberately.
helu moeā n. imaginary number, in math.
pānoea same as pānauea weak, slow...
kinoea n. gas, gaseous, as opposed to solid or liquid. cf. huea, kinopaʻa, kinowai.
kākinoea vt. gasification; also to gasify, i.e. convert into gas.
lole ana kinoea n. gas fading control fabric, as in meteorology. lit., cloth (that) measures...
hāmeʻa hana kinoea n. gas generator, i.e. a device used for producing gases as in a chemistry lab. lit., device...
Kehoʻoea n. constellation name.
Kehoʻoea n. Lyra, a constellation.
poea same as poe₁ round...
poʻea same as poʻe₂ plural marker...

-pea

pea n. avocado. also pea Hawaiʻi.
pea₁ n. fair, carnival, exhibit.
peʻa₁ nvs. a cross (X-shaped; cf. the Christian cross, keʻa); to cross, as the hands or arms; to...
peʻa₁₀ n. base of a leaf.
peʻa₁₁ n. sacred house.
peʻa₁₂ n. cover for a fish tank, in aquaculture.
pea₂ n. pear, avocado (Persea americana).
peʻa₂ n. bat. cf. more common ʻōpeʻapeʻa.
pea₃ n. bear.
peʻa₃ n. starfish, various species of Asteroidea.
peʻa₄ n. sail, as of a canoe.
peʻa₅ n. forks or branches made of stalks of feathers bound at their bases with ʻieʻie roots,...
peʻa₆ n. boundary, edge, border, as of land.
peʻa₇ vs. menstruating, to menstruate. unclean, tattered (FS 167);
peʻa₈ n. kite.
peʻa₉ n. ti-leaf thatch bundle.
peʻapeʻa₁ crossing. fig., entangled, perplexity.
peʻapeʻa₂ n. Hawaiian bat (Lasiurus cinereus).
peʻapeʻa₃ n. small peʻa, starfish.
peʻapeʻa₄ filthy, unclean; slime.
peʻapeʻa₅ see peʻapeʻa pōhaku
ʻāpeʻapeʻa₁ same as peʻapeʻa bat.
ʻāpeʻapeʻa₂ n. an unidentified cephalopod.
ʻāpeʻapeʻa₃ same as ʻōpeʻapeʻa₃ half leaf.
kāpeʻapeʻa nvt. barrier made of crossed sticks; barrier to progress; to cross one over another.
kīpeʻapeʻa redup. of kīpeʻa cross sticks...
ʻōpeʻapeʻa₁ n. general name for starfish.
ʻōpeʻapeʻa₂ n. bat.
ʻōpeʻapeʻa₃ n. half-leaf, said of a taro plant remaining on the stalk after the top half has been removed...
ʻōpeʻapeʻa₄ n. window shutters, Venetian blinds.
ʻōpeʻapeʻa₅ see iwi ʻōpeʻapeʻa two bones between the occipital and frontal bones...
ʻōpeʻapeʻa₆ n. canoe sails.
iwi ʻōpeʻapeʻa n. two bones between the occipital and frontal bones forming a part of the top and sides of the...
kaha peʻa n.v. to make a cross or X, especially in black magic (the victim becomes gravely or mortally ill by...
kahapeʻa vt. to cross out.
Kapeʻa n. Southern Cross. lit., the cross.
kāpeʻa vt. to seize and hold a criminal; to knock down helter-skelter; to bring false accusation against an...
pelena peʻa n. pretzel. lit., crossed cracker.
oʻa peʻa n. spar for a sail.
kapa peʻa n. filthy rags; tapa worn by women in the menstruation hut (hale peʻa).
papa peʻa n. board for windsurfing. lit., sail board.
holo papa peʻa vi. to windsurf.
lepea pas/imp. of lepe₁ hem, fringe...
lepeʻa vt. to twist, as the arm.
hale peʻa₁ n. tent.
hale peʻa₂ n. menstrual house.
halepeʻa n. tent.
pine halepeʻa n. tent stake. Niʻihau.
paʻipeʻa n. by-the-wind-sailor, a kind of jellyfish.
hihipeʻa nvs. jungle, tangled thicket; entangled. fig., bewilderment, grief.
kīpeʻa vt. to cross sticks, as in building a temporary shelter.
kaula huki peʻa n. halyard.
nīpeʻa vt. to tie or bind together. Kauaʻi.
ʻopeʻa n. var. spelling of ʻōpeʻa₃ small boom or spar to extend and elevate the sails of a canoe.
ʻōpeʻa₁ nvt. to twist, bind, or cross the hands, as behind the back; to throw over the shoulder, as a shawl; to...
ʻōpeʻa₂ n. scrotum.
ʻōpeʻa₃ n. small boom or spar to extend and elevate the sails of a canoe.
kopea pas/imp. of kope₁
polopeʻa n. thick stem of a pandanus fruit.
hoʻopeʻa to cross and tie; fig., to persecute
hoʻōpeʻa treacherous, overturning; to cause to twist, cross, etc
Makeaupeʻa n. name of a star or constellation.
Mekeaupeʻa probable var. of Makeaupeʻa a star.
kaupeʻa vi. crisscross, interwoven.
kaupeʻa see hui kaupeʻa intersection of two lines...
ʻōmaka kau peʻa n. universal fitting, for putting pipes together. Niʻihau.
kihikaupeʻa same as kihikau to give lavishly...
kīkaupeʻa same as kihikau to give lavishly...
hui kaupeʻa kik/heh. the intersection of two or more lines, all of which go through the intersection point, in math;...
kūpea var. spelling of kūpē two pairs...
moku peʻa n. sailing vessel, yacht. sailboat.
lupea vs. pleasing, attractive, as plants.
lupeʻa vs. drunk, intoxicated; to distress.
lupelupea redup. of lupea
humu peʻa n.v. sail-making; to sew sails.

-rea

Rea n. Rhea, the second largest moon of Saturn.
area var. spelling of ʻalea area...
Enekerea var. spelling of ʻEnekelea incarnation...
Korea var. spelling of Kōlea Korea...
Kōrea nvs. var. spelling of Kōlea₅ Korea; Korean.
sukomorea var. spelling of kukomolea sycamore tree...

-uea

uea n. wire.
uea wire.
maʻauea rare var. of malauea lazy.
māʻauea₁ pas/imp. of māʻauē hoʻomāʻauē to mimic speech in a nasty way, to mock, annoy thus
māʻauea₂ same as manauea a taro.
māʻauea₃ n. plant listed by Kamakau as used for tapa.
hoʻomāʻauea to laugh at, ridicule, mock; to disregard
malauea vs. lazy.
hoʻomalauea caus/sim of malauea, lazy...
palauea₁ same as malauea lazy, listless.
Palauea₂ n. place name, East Maui.
Delauea n. Delaware; Delawarean.
Kelauea n. Delaware; Delawarean. also Delauea.
pela uea n. bedsprings (later replaced by pilina). lit., wire bale.
Kīlauea see lua Kīlauea
lua kīlauea n. caldera. lit., Kīlauea crater (named for the caldera on...
kaula uea n. cable.
kaula uea n. cable.
kāmau ea v. to barely hold on to the breath of life, to endure unpleasant conditions in the hope of better to...
kāmauea v. var. spelling of kāmau ea to barely hold on to the breath of life...
hoʻokāmau ea same as kāmau ea to barely hold on to the breath of life, to endure unpleasant conditions in the hope of better to come; flickering of the breath...
mamauea same as manauea₁,₂, māʻauea₂ a small red seaweed...; a variety of taro...; same as manauea, a taro.
manauea₁ n. a small red seaweed (Gracilaria coronopifolia), with stiff, cylindrical, succulent stem and...
manauea₂ a variety of taro.
limu manauea see manauea a small red seaweed...
pānauea vs. thin, weak, feeble, slow.
akua panauea n. last and slow-moving image in a procession during kauila nui ceremonies.
pīnauea₁ vs. weak; of dim vision, as of an aged person.
pīnauea₂ vs. short and skimpy, as a skirt or pāʻū.
pā uea n. wire fence; chain link fence NKE12.
hāpauea nvi. feeble with age; aged person.
lāpauea var. of hāpauea aged.
kawaūea n. humidity.
ana kawaūea n. hygrometer. lit., humidity gauge.
pā kawaūea n. relative humidity.
huea rare var. of ʻaihue
hūea n. gas, as in the digestive system.
huʻea pas/imp. of huʻe
ahu ea n. air mass, as in weather. lit., mass (of) air.
māhuea n. gas.
māhuea n. vapor.
pehuea nvi. to increase in volume, of the wind; such an increase.
hīnaʻi uea n. wire fish trap.
leki uea n. cloth duct tape, electrician's tape. lit., tape (for) wires.
kuea n. frame, as in bowling; space, as on a game board such as Monopoly.
Kūea n. star name (no data).
kuea₁ n. square. carpenter's square HE.
kuea₂ vt. to swear.
kuea₃ n. squad (military).
poloka kuea n. square pole, in surveying.
poroka kuea var. spelling of poloka kuea square pole...
kapuaʻi kuea n. square foot.
kapuaʻi kuea n. square foot, lay term.
mokuea n. airplane. lit., air ship.
kumu kuea n. square root.
luea n. seasickness, nausea, dizziness.
naluea n. nausea.
ʻoluea nvi. to slacken, ease. fig., mental relaxation.
hōʻolu ea see mīkini hōʻolu ea air conditioner.
hōʻoluea to slack
mīkini hōʻolu ea n. air conditioner. lit., machine (which) cools air.
poluea nvs. nausea, dizziness, seasickness; hangover; seasick, qualmish, dizzy. (cf. -ea.)
puluea nvs. odor of perspiration combined with dirt, body odor; to have such.
hoʻopuluea to cause body odor; to sweat offensively
kumuʻea n. tortoise-shell handle as on a kāhili staff.
manuea₁ vs. careless, blundering, slipshod, awkward.
manuea₂ n. center support of a house.
honu ʻea n. hawksbill turtle (Chelonia); the shell of this turtle was used as medicine for the disease...
tuko paipu ʻea n. plastic pipe cement. lit., plastic pipe glue. also tuko paipu.

-wea

weʻa₁ same as weʻaweʻa₁ help, abet...
weʻa₂ n. a red dye; to print or color red.
ʻawea pas/imp. of ʻawe₁ pack, knapsack carried on the back; to carry on the back...
weʻaweʻa₁ nvt. to help, abet, or tempt, especially in love affairs; accomplice; accessory in crime; one who aids...
weʻaweʻa₂ same as ʻāweʻaweʻa trace, streak, spot.
ʻāweʻaweʻa vs. trace, small amount.
ʻāweʻaweʻa₁ nvs. faint trace, spot, glimpse; faint, dim; streaked, faded.
ʻāweʻaweʻa₂ n. a kind of seaweed.
hoʻāweʻaweʻa caus/sim of ʻāweʻaweʻa₁, faint trace, spot, glimpse; faint, dim; streaked,...
kawea a kind of fish.
lawea pas/imp. of lawe take, bring...
Delawea n. var. spelling of Delauea Delaware; Delawarean.
paiowea var. spelling of paioea a variety of sweet potato...
kiowea var. spelling of kioea curlew...
uwea var. spelling of uea wire...
māʻauwea see māʻauea pas/imp. of -māʻauē, hoʻomāʻauē to mimic speech in a nasty way, to mock, annoy thus
pela uwea var. spelling of pela uea bedsprings...
manauwea var. spelling of manauea
pā uwea var. spelling of pā uea wire fence...

-fa

-ifa    

-ifa

lucifa var. spelling of lukipa Lucifer...

-ga

-aga     -iga     -nga     -uga    

-aga

osiferaga var. spelling of ʻokepelaka vulture...

-iga

Kameberiga var. spelling of Kamepelika Cambridge...
averiga var. spelling of ʻawelika average...
Lipesiga var. spelling of Lipekika Leipzig...

-nga

Tonga see Aupuni Mōʻī ʻo Tonga Tonga, Kingdom of Tonga
Aupuni Mōʻī ʻo Tonga n. Kingdom of Tonga.

-uga

Vikabuga var. spelling of Wikapuka Vicksburg...
Linebuga var. spelling of Linepuka Lynchburg...

-ha

-ha     -aha     -eha     -iha     -oha     -uha    

-ha

 n. fa, the fourth note on the musical scale.
ha- same as haʻa- a prefix similar in meaning to the causative/simulative hoʻo-...
hā- same as haʻa- a prefix similar in meaning to the causative/simulative hoʻo-...
hā₁ num. four, fourth (commonly preceded by the numeral-marking prefixes, as ʻehā keiki,...
hā₂ nvi. to breathe, exhale; to breathe upon, as kava after praying and before prognosticating;...
hā₃ nvs. hoarse; hoarseness.
hā₄ nvs. stalk that supports the leaf and enfolds the stem of certain plants, as taro, sugar cane;...
hā₅ nvi. trough, ditch, sluice; to form a ditch or trough.
hā₆ n. stick or furrowed stone used as a sinker, with hooks attached.
hā₇ n. a native tree (Eugenia [Syzygium] sandwicensis), with red, edible fruit about...
hā₈ n. fourth note in the musical scale, fa.
hā₉ interj. see ʻoia hoʻi hā all right, then; so that's it after all...

-aha

aha inter. Why? What? For what reason? To do what? To ask what? (aha frequently follows he...
āhā interj. aha (exclamation of surprise).
ʻaha n. council.
ʻahā num. four (usually in counting in series): four times.
ʻaha₁ n. meeting, assembly, gathering, convention, court, party. Many types of ʻaha are listed...
ʻaha₂ nvi. sennit; cord braided of coconut husk, human hair, intestines of animals; string for a musical...
ʻaha₃ n. a prayer or service whose efficacy depended on recitation under taboo and without interruption. The...
ʻaha₄ n. millepede, so called because it coils itself up like a string.
ʻaha₅ n. any of the needlefishes of the family Belonidae. The young are called ʻahaʻaha....
ʻaha₆ n. design supposed to resemble the continuing track of a duck, carved on tapa...
ʻaʻaha n. netted carrier for a calabash, made of sennit or olonā cord. More commonly called...
ahaaha vi. to pant, to breathe hard with heat, as a dog.
ʻahaʻaha₁ n. cordage.
ʻahaʻaha₂ vi. to sit with back stiff and upright, arms akimbo, head up, as with haughty air of superiority; to...
ʻahaʻaha₃ n. young of the ʻaha, a fish.
kāʻahaʻaha vi. to grow thriftily, of plants.
pūpū leiʻahaʻaha n. a marine shell (Mitra litterata).
kīʻahaʻaha vt. to pour liquid out of a cup or container (ninini is now in common use).
hōʻahaʻaha to sit or stand thus...
kaʻaha n. var. spelling of kāʻaha stick...
kāʻaha n. stick, rod, or wand with leaves and tapa at one end, held by the priest while sacrificing in...
maka ʻaha n. sennit mesh; fairly fine mesh.
makaʻaha n. grid.
makaʻaha n. screen, as for windows. Niʻihau. also uea makika.
makaʻaha₁ n. hammock, swinging netted bed.
makaʻaha₂ n. skin eruption, itch.
pā uea maka ʻaha n. chicken-wire fence. lit., sennit-mesh wire fence.
pā uwea maka ʻaha var. spelling of pā uea maka ʻaha chicken-wire fence...
kāmakaʻaha same as kama ʻaha to tie sennit, to bind securely...
pepa makaʻaha n. grid paper, in math.
pakuhi makaʻaha n. spreadsheet, as in a computer program. lit., grid chart.
pūpū maka ʻaha n. a marine shell (Rhinoclavis sinensis, Cerithium nesioticum). lit., sennit-mesh...
pila ʻaha n. string musical instrument.
kama ʻaha n.v. to tie sennit, to bind securely, to form a loop to support a netted calabash; the loop itself; a...
poʻaʻaha₁ redup. of pōʻaha₁ circle, as of flowers; ring, as of tapa about a sore that prevents friction...
poʻaʻaha₂ n. the same as wauke, but the leaves commonly smaller, entire, and rounded. The leaves of...
kuaʻaha n. altar or place of worship in a private house.
ipu kuaʻaha n. container for sacred objects; gourd calabash covered with a sennit net and suspended by a handle...
he aha see aha What is it? What?...
no ke aha idiom. Why?
puleʻaha same as ʻaha₃ prayer...
hā hā n. four-by-four.
haha vi. to pant, as a dog.
-haha hoʻo.haha Overcast, calm.
hāhā- hoʻo.hā.hā To beat, pound, as tapa; to harden. (PPN sasa.)
haha₁ redup. of hā₂ to breathe hard, pant.
hāhā₁ vt. to grope, feel, as with the hands.
haha₂ vs. proud, haughty.
hāhā₂ same as stalk; striped taro leaves boiled or baked and eaten.
haha₃ same as haha kāʻupena, una₂ net spacer...
hāhā₃ n. trap made of twigs and small branches, for fresh-water fish.
hāhā₄ n. lobelias. see below and ālula, ʻōhā, ʻōhā kēpau, ʻōhā wai nui.
hāhā₅ n. Kauaʻi name for ʻapeʻape, all endemic species of Gunnera, huge leafed...
ahāhā var. of ahahana syllables repeated in chants, usually at ends of verses...
kāhāhā n., vi. interj. of suprise, wonder, displeasure; to wonder, be surprised, astonished, amazed, puzzled;...
kahaha₁ n. young growth stage of the fish ʻamaʻama, about a hand's length.
kahaha₂ same as aukaha desolate.
hoʻokāhāhā surprising, astonishing; to cause astonishment
mahaha n. a surgeonfish (Acanthuridae).
mahāha vs. soft, tender, weak; soft and mealy, as a baked potato.
māhāhā vs. dry and hard, as poi made of poor quality taro.
-māhāhā hoʻo.mā.hā.hā To place taro tops together until they begin to sprout and are...
hoʻomahāha to prepare soil for gardening, to make earth soft and fine
hoʻomāhāhā to place taro tops together until they begin to sprout and are ready for planting (perhaps a...
nāhāhā redup. of nahā cracked, broken...
nāhāhā vs. crumbled.
kahuna hāhā an expert who diagnoses, as sickness or pain, by feeling the body...
pahaha n. young stage of the mullet, also called kahaha.
pahāha vs. swollen, as the neck or the cheeks of one with mumps; to strut, walk proudly.
ʻauwaepahāha n. mumps. lit., puffed chin.
ʻāʻīpahāha n. mumps. lit., swollen neck.
manō pahāha n. a shark. lit., thick-necked shark.
hoʻopahāha to cause swollenness; to hoist the shoulders; to strut
ehaha vi. to breathe hard, pant.
ʻōhāhā same as ʻōhā lobelia
ōhāhā₁ vs. flourishing, fully developed, plump, healthy.
ōhāhā₂ n. distinct, clear sound or voice.
kohāhā redup. of kohā crack of a whip, report of a pistol...
kōhāhā same as mōhāhā fully developed.
malohāhā same as maloʻohāhā very dry, as some turkey meat...
malōhāhā var. spelling of malohāhā very dry, as some turkey meat...
mōhāhā₁ redup. of mōhā₁ developed, spreading...
mōhāhā₂ redup. of mohā bright.
nōhāhā var. of nāhāhā redup. of nahā, cracked, broken...
hoʻohāhā vt. to beat, pound, as tapa; to harden.
hoʻohaha₁ to parade, strut
hoʻohaha₂ overcast, calm
maloʻohāhā vs. very dry, as some turkey meat; desiccated, arid, fig., cold, devoid of animation or...
pōhaha same as pōʻaha₁ circle...
pōhāhā volcanic ejecta of any kind.
pōhāhā n. volcanic ejecta.
puʻu pōhāhā n. spatter cone, in geology. lit., ejecta cone.
pūhāhā fig., to speak loudly, harshly, or evilly of others.
pūhāhā vi. to spout, as a whale.
i aha see aha
ʻalaiaha n. an upland bird, gray, about rite size of the ʻelepaio, reported in 1863.
kalaiaha n. name of a bird (no data).
paʻiaha n. a variety of taro.
ʻōhiʻa hā same as hā₇, a native species of Eugenia (E. sandwicensis, Neal 635),...
kīʻaha n. cup, as a unit of measurement. abb. kh.
kīʻaha₁ n. cup, pitcher, basin, tumbler, mug.
Kīʻaha₂ the Big Dipper (modern).
Kiʻaha var. spelling of Kīʻaha₂ the Big Dipper (modern).
pā kīʻaha v. to hold a glass, as to make a toast; to drink intoxicants EH
pākīʻaha v. var. spelling of pā kīʻaha to hold a glass, as to make a toast; to drink intoxicants...
pūkē kīʻaha v. to touch glasses, as before drinking.
lepo kīʻaha n. potter's clay, clay vessel. lit., cup dirt.
kaha vi. to drive, in basketball.
kaha n. line. see huinakaha, straight angle, i.e. an angle that has a measure of 180°, in...
kāhā vs. large, fat, plump, as of a well-fed dog.
kaha₁ nvt. to scratch, mark, check, draw, sketch; checkmark, to engravecut, cut open or slice lengthwise, as...
kaha₂ loc.n. place (often followed by a qualifier, as kahakai, kahaone, kahawai, and...
kaha₃ vi. to swoop, as a kite; to be poised, soar, as a bird (less used than kīkaha); to go by,...
kaha₄ vt. to desolate, plunder, cheat.
 
kaha₅ n. stage of a foetus in which limbs begin to develop.
kaha₆ vs. proud, haughty. See hoʻokahakaha.
kaha₇ n. a kind of tapa.
ʻākaha same as ʻēkaha bird's-nest fern.
hākaha to delay, detain.
kahakaha₁ to mark frequently, to draw lines, scratch; to cut lengthwise or into strips; to scarify, engrave;...
kahakaha₂ redup. of kaha₃ swoop...; pass by...; surf...
kahakaha₃ n. small stone larger than a pebble.
mākahakaha nvi. clearing, as rain.
hoʻomākahakaha to show signs of clearing
pākahakaha n. a native fern (Pleopeltis thunbergiana), with related forms in Asia and Africa, common on...
pepa kahakaha n. scratch paper.
ʻiwaʻiwa kahakaha lit., striped ʻiwaʻiwa.
ʻēkahakaha₁ n. juvenile or small form of bird's-nest fern.
ʻēkahakaha₂ var. name for limu loloa and limu uaua loli.
kīkahakaha redup. of kīkaha to soar, glide, poise, wheel, skim along, as a frigate bird...
māikoiko kahakaha n. a variety of sugar cane, a buff-brown and striped maroon when young, becoming olive brown and very...
hoʻokahakaha₁ caus/sim of kahakaha₁, to mark frequently, to draw lines, scratch; to cut...
hoʻokahakaha₂ to parade back and forth, make a display or exhibition; to show off, act the dandy; to drill, as a...
lā hoʻokahakaha n. holiday on which everyone dresses up, enjoys sports, parties. lit., display day.
hoʻopiha kaha vt. to supplement, as angles, in math. lit., fill (a) line.
kakaha redup. of kaha₁,₃ scratch, mark, cut...; swoop, pass by...
kakaha n. notes, as taken during a lecture, etc.; to take such notes; to make a note (of something)....
kākaha n. strip of barren land near the sea shore; shoal.
kīkakaha redup. of kīkaha soar, glide...
kauka kaha n. surgeon. lit., cutting doctor.
alakaha n. aisle, as in a supermarket. lit., way (to) pass by.
mākāhā n. sluice gate, as of a fish pond; entrance to or egress from an enclosure.
makaha₁ inflamed or swollen eye.
mākaha₁ vt. fierce, savage, ferocious; to seize property, to desolate, plunder, cheat
...
makaha₂ pig disease.
Mākaha₂ n. name of a star; this star and Mākohi-lani were near the Pleiades, and were said to be...
mākaha₃ same as mākahakaha clearing, as rain...
mākaha₄ vt. to speak disparagingly or insultingly of.
ʻomakaha see nohu ʻomakaha variety of nohu (fish)...
nohu ʻomakaha n. variety of nohu (Scorpaenopsis diabolus).
ʻāpana kaha n. line segment, in math.
huinakaha n. straight angle, i.e. an angle that has a measure of 180°, in math. lit., line...
hiʻona kaha n. cross section, in math. lit., appearance (when) cut open.
pakaha n. a native herb (Lepechinia [Sphacele] hastata) found only at altitudes of...
pākaha₁ vt. to cheat, fleece, plunder, rob, raid; robbery, raid, etc.
pākaha₂ n. a kind of shell, perhaps a conch.
maile pākaha n. a variety of maile (f. rotundata), with blunt ovate leaves.
hoʻopākaha to cause to cheat
uakaha same as uauakaha stiffness of neck...
uauakaha nvs. stiffness of the cords of the neck.
luakaha nvs. enjoyable, pleasant, as a place to which one is attached; to while away the time...
ʻēkaha₁ n. the bird's-nest fern (Asplenium nidus), widespread in the tropics, forming large rosettes...
ʻēkaha₂ n. a moss growing on rotted trees. Also limu ʻēkaha.
ʻēkaha₃ n. same as ʻēkaha kū moana black coral (Antipathes grandis), used medicinally...
kēkekaha same as kīkahakaha to soar, maneuver...
ʻawelike kaha n. grade point average (GPA). lit., grade average.
hoʻopiʻi kaha vt. bonus, extra credit, as a class assignment or question on a quiz. lit, raise grade. also...
kīkaha vi. to soar, glide, poise, wheel, skim along, as a frigate bird; to turn aside, detour, veer,...
ʻenekini kīkaha n. maneuvering engine, as for a spacecraft.
ʻokikaha vt. to slice off.
kīloi kaha vt. lead pass, in basketball; to throw such a pass. lit., drive pass.
kāpiʻokaha n. construction; to construct, as in making a surveying figure with the use of only a compass and a...
kōkaha n. condensation; to condense, as gas to liquid.
moʻolelo kaha n. storyboard, as in movie or video production.
hoʻokaha₁ caus/sim of kaha₁, to scratch, mark, check, draw, sketch, cut, cut open or slice...
hoʻokaha₂ caus/sim of kaha₃, to swoop, as a kite; to be poised, soar, as a bird (less used...
hoʻokaha₃ to extort. caus/sim of kaha₄, to desolate, plunder, cheat...
aukaha vs. desolate, dreary, nonproductive.
lāʻau kaha n. boom of a vessel. lit., turning stick.
kākau kaha n.v. to make lines, print, mark, paint, tattoo.
ʻUaʻukaha same as Kaʻuaʻukaha a lua fighting stroke...
Kaʻuaʻukaha n. a lua fighting stroke. lit., the soaring petrel.
pahu kaha n. check box, as in computer programs. lit., box (to) check.
kūkaha vi. to stand sideways, as in making room for another to pass.
helu kaha vt. tally; to tally. lit., count (with) marks.
limu kaha n. a kind of liverwort.
pūkaha n. defensive end, in football.
laha₁ vs. extended, spread out, broad, published, circulated, distributed, disseminated, promulgated,...
laha₂ n. gourd calabash painted with patterns.
laha₃ n. a kind of yam with white flesh under the skin (HP 168), contrasting with those with...
lahalaha also said of a hen covering her chickens with her wings.
lālahalaha vs. to rise and swell, of surf before it breaks; broad, as a surface.
pālahalaha₁ (sometimes shortened to pālālā)
pālahalaha₂ (sometimes shortened to pālālā.)
pālahalaha₃ see moe pālahalaha, paʻi pālahalaha to dive, in volleyball...; to spike with open hand, in volleyball...
pā pālahalaha n. platter (preceded by ke). lit., flat plate.
pahi kaua pālahalaha n. cutlass. lit., flat war knife.
koʻe pālahalaha n. flatworm.
moe pālahalaha vi. to dive, in volleyball. Niʻihau.
paʻi pālahalaha vt. to spike with open hand, in volleyball. Nīʻihau.
lei pālahalaha same as lei papa flat lei, as for a hat; any lei on a flat surface, especially a feather lei...
līpālahalaha same as līpahapaha sea lettuce.
ʻōʻō pālahalaha n. trowel. lit., flat digging instrument.
hoʻopālahalaha redup. of hoʻopālaha₁
limu pālahalaha same as pālahalaha₂ a seaweed...
hoʻolahalaha redup. of hoʻolaha to spread abroad, publish...
Kālaha n. stroke in lua fighting.
lālaha vs. broad. lit., broad surface.
palalaha same as pālahalaha₁ spread out...
inoa laha n. common name, in science, as distinguished from a scientific name.
palaha vi. to slip and fall, stumble; smooth, slippery, slick.
pālaha₁ vs. spread out, extended, flattened, wide, broad, broadened.
pālaha₂ vi. to broil, of flattened-out flesh on coals.
pālaha₃ n. a kind of small ʻahi, a tuna (Germo alalunga).
pālaha₄ n. ti-leaf sandals.
heʻe pālaha n. an octopus settled on the ocean floor with tentacles spread out.
heepālaha n. each of two posts at the back wall of the ancient house, visible at the door.
heʻepālaha n. var. spelling of heepālaha each of two posts at the back wall of the ancient house, visible at the door.
Heʻepālaha n. a stroke in lua fighting.
Kaheʻepālaha n. a lua fighting stroke.
ʻahi pālaha n. albacore, Thunnus alalunga (family Scombridae). lit., flat ʻahi.
hoʻopalaha to cause to fall, trip, push over; to fall
hoʻopālaha₁ to spread, extend, flatten; leveling, flattening
hoʻopālaha₂ transitive of pālaha₂, to broil, of flattened-out flesh on coals...
lola hoʻopalaha n. roller. lit. flattening roller.
kūpalaha₁ n. designation for a koa tree with a thick, straight trunk, perhaps flat on one side or...
kūpalaha₂ n. temporary heiau temple.
ʻōlūpalaha n. cowrie shell used as an octopus lure.
lehoʻōlūpalaha see ʻōlūpalaha cowrie shell used as an octopus lure...
pelaha n. poster.
pena pelaha n. tempera paint. lit., poster paint.
maʻi laha n. contagious or infectious disease.
pailaha n. credit, as the name of a person who has contributed to a performance.
uhi laha see laha₃ a kind of yam...
kīlaha vs. broad, wide, ample, enlarged.
mokohuilahā n. all-terrain vehicle (ATV).
ʻololaha n. oval. Niʻihau.
paʻaʻololaha n. ovoid.
hoʻolaha to spread abroad, publish, advertise, broadcast, disseminate, distribute, circulate, make known,...
hoʻolaha see papa hoʻolaha, Papa Lawelawe Hoʻolaha sign, as political or business, etc...; Bulletin Board Service (BBS)...
hoʻolaha see hoʻolaha kūʻai advertisement, ad; commercial...
papa hoʻolaha n. billboard.
papa hoʻolaha n. sign, as political or business, etc. Niʻihau.
Papa Lawelawe Hoʻolaha n. Bulletin Board Service (BBS), on computer programs. lit., billboard service. abb....
kiʻi hoʻolaha n. poster. lit., advertising picture.
ʻōlelo hoʻolaha n. advertisement, ad, notice.
kumu hoʻolaha n. means of propagation, source of progeny.
laulaha vs. spread far and wide, as news, widespread; circulated, publicized; of common or general knowledge;...
laulaha see kula laulaha plain, expanse of flat land...
kula laulaha n. plain, an expanse of flat land. lit., widespread plain. also ʻāina kula...
ʻāina kula laulaha n. plain, an expanse of flat land. lit., widespread-plain land. also kula...
ʻoilaulaha n. public relations.
hoʻolaulaha to spread, circulate, publicize, make known
hoʻolaulaha vt. to publicize.
nuʻu laulaha n. plateau, high level land. lit, spread-out heights.
māhā n. net mesh large enough to admit the entrance of four fingers; net of such a mesh.
maha₁ n. temple, side of the head.
maha₁₀ rare var. of mahamaha₃ to show affection.
maha₁₁ n. fishes.
maha₂ n. gill plate of a fish.
maha₃ n. wings of a flying fish.
maha₄ n. preputium, foreskin.
maha₅ n. lower portion of a canoe manu.
maha₆ nvs. rest, repose, vacation; freedom from pain; at ease, comfort
 
maha₇ n. severed portion.
maha₈ same as mahamoe₁ attractive, sleek...
maha₉ same as māhana twin.
ʻaha maha n. place or assembly for practice of athletic games, as sham fights. lit., assembly for...
kaha maha n. dash (punctuation mark). lit., mark to rest.
kaha maha n. dash, in punctuation.
kahamaha vt. to interrupt, break into a conversation.
mahamaha₁ n. gill plate.
mahamaha₂ redup. of maha₆ to rest, stop
mahamaha₃ vs. to show or feel pleasure, love, affection; affectionate.
mahamaha₄ redup. of maha₇ severed portion...
mahamaha₅ n. a variety of taro, sometimes qualified by keʻokeʻo, white.
hoʻomahamaha caus/sim of mahamaha₃, to show or feel pleasure, love, affection;...
mākala maha n. temporalis muscle, i.e. the muscle of the side of the head. lit., temple...
kua maha n. back of the temple of the head.
hoai maha n. temporal suture.
ʻiʻo maha n. temple muscle.
hoʻomaha vacation; to take a rest or vacation; to retire, stop work; to obtain relief; to pause;...
hoʻomaha n. intermission.
hoʻomaha n. rest, in music.
manawa hoʻomaha n. time out, in team sports such as volleyball. Niʻihau.
hale hoʻomaha n. resthouse.
kiko hoʻomaha n. punctuation mark indicative of a pause, as comma, colon, semicolon, period. lit., resting...
kiko hoʻomaha n. comma.
puʻu hoʻomaha n. a resting place for travelers; easement, relief; to find such.
puʻuhoʻomaha n. var. spelling of puʻu hoʻomaha a resting place for travelers; easement, relief; to find such.
kaumaha vs. weight, in math.
kaumaha₁ nvs. heavy; weight, heaviness. fig., sad, wretched, dismal, dreary, downcast, troubled, depressed;...
kaumaha₂ nvt. sacrifice, offering; to make a sacrifice or offering.
ana kaumaha n.v. to weigh; weight.
keaka hopena kaumaha n. tragedy.
ʻumekaumaha n. gravity. lit., weight attraction.
ʻumekaumaha n. gravity.
piko ʻumekaumaha n. center of gravity.
mīkini hoʻopau ʻumekaumaha n. antigravity machine. lit., machine (that) cancels gravity.
hoʻokaumaha to burden, load down, laden. fig., to oppress, cause sadness or grief; sorrowful, woeful, sorry,...
nalu hoʻokaumaha vt. to ponder sadly, brood.
ʻumi kūmāhā num. fourteen.
naha₁ vs. bent, curved, bowlegged.
nahā₁ vs. cracked, broken, as a dish; smashed to bits, as masonry; to act as a purgative; to split;...
naha₂ nvi. union of a chief with his half-sister; their offspring was entitled to the kapu noho; to...
nahā₂ vi. to blot out from sight.
anahā reflection of light.
keanahā n. a specially built place reserved for the high chief on the platform of a double...
nahanaha redup. of naha₁ bent, curved...
nāhanahā redup. of nahā cracked, broken...
ʻōnahanaha redup. of ʻōnaha bowlegged, curved...
pōnahanaha redup. of pōnaha circle...
kupaianaha vs. surprising, strange, wonderful, amazing, extraordinary, unaccountable, marvelous; astonishing...
hoʻokupaianaha amaze. caus/sim of kupaianaha, surprising, strange, wonderful, amazing,...
kanahā₁ num. forty.
Kanahā₂ n. star name (no data).
nanahā redup. of nahā cracked...
kapanahā n. mild insanity.
kupanaha same as kupaianaha surprising, strange, wonderful...
moe naha see naha₂ union of a chief with his half-sister...
paʻipaʻinahā n. tapa cloak worn over the shoulder like a cape.
huinahā n. quadrangle, quadrilateral.
huinahā n. quadrilateral.
ʻōnaha vs. bowlegged, bent over, stooped, bent, arched; curved, crescent-shaped, as the moon;...
kīʻōnaha vs. bent, crooked, curved.
hoʻonahā to smash, shatter, crack, split; to take a purgative
hoʻōnaha to cause to be stooped, bent, bowlegged; to imitate the walk of a bowlegged...
ʻaila hoʻonahā castor oil. lit., purge oil.
lāʻau hoʻonahā n. cathartic medicine.
pōnaha₁ same as pōʻaha₁ circle, ring...
pōnaha₂ n. round swelling in the body.
hōʻaha vt. to make or braid ʻaha; to tie up a calabash.
koaha n. young shoots of mulberry plant used for medicine; soft mulberry fiber used for making fine white...
Poʻahā n. Thursday. abb. P4.
Pōʻahā n. Thursday; lit., fourth...
pōʻaha₁ n. circle, as of flowers; ring, as of tapa about a sore that prevents friction; a round support...
pōʻaha₂ general name for trailing plants.
pāhā vt. by fours, four at a time, four times; to distribute to four; to divide by four.
paha₁ nvt. to improvise a chant; an improvised or conversation chant, as the kepakepa.
paha₂ n. uncooked young taro leaves.
paha₃ same as kūpala a plant.
paha₄ n. a kind of surfboard.
paha₅ short for pahāha swollen, strut...
paha₆ part. maybe, perhaps, probably, possibly, may, might. (very common, used to make speech less blunt and...
ʻāpaha vi. to doubt; perhaps, maybe.
mea paha idiom. perhaps.
hapahā num. one fourth, one quarter, quarter, twenty-five cents; quarterly; tribute (Kin. 30:14)....
hapahā n. quarter, i.e. the coin.
hoʻomaha hapahā n. quarter rest, in music.
ʻāpana hapahā n. quadrant. lit., quarter piece.
pahapaha₁ redup. of paha₁,₅ improvise a chant; swollen...
pahapaha₂ same as līpahapaha sea lettuce.
pahapaha₃ n. Oʻahu name for a kind of stone used for poi pounders. Called makawī on...
pāpahapaha n. an edible seaweed, Ulva fasciata. Also līpahapaha, pahapaha,...
līpahapaha n. a general term for sea lettuce (Ulva fasciata and Monostroma oxyspermum), common...
ʻōpahapaha redup. of ʻōpaha
hoʻōpahapaha redup. of hoʻōpaha
hua hapahā n. quarter note, as in music.
lele hapahā vi. to count by fours.
hua mele hapahā n. quarter note, in music.
ʻoliapaha same as ʻoia paha maybe so.
ʻoia paha see ʻoia
papaha n. chance, possibility of an indicated outcome, in math.
pāpāhā redup. of pāhā by fours...
palena papaha n. potential. lit., limit (of) possibility.
līpaha same as līpahapaha a seaweed.
hili pā hā nvt. var. spelling of hili pāhā four-strand braid; to braid such.
hili pāhā nvt. four-strand braid; to braid such.
ʻōpaha nvs. lopsided, flattened on one side, dented, bent in, caved in, misshapen; dent,...
hoʻōpaha to make lopsided; misshapen
hānau pāhā n. quadruplets.
leokū pāhā n. quartet.
wauʻaha n. prayer for deliverance or thanksgiving.
kūʻaha short for kuaʻaha altar or place of worship in a private house...
kuahā₁ vs. six generations removed.
kuahā₂ num. four times, fourfold.
ipu kūʻaha short for ipu kuaʻaha container for sacred objects...
lua hā see papa lua hā two-by-four board or lumber...
papa lua hā n. two by four lumber.
papa lua hā n. two-by-four board or lumber.
lāʻau lua hā n. two-by-four lumber.
puluʻaha n. a snare used to catch shrimps and small fish, made of sennit and coconut midrib. lit., sennit...
pepeiao puluʻaha see puluʻaha
waha₁ n. mouth, opening, inner surface of a bowl, open top of a canoe, muzzle of a gun, oral, one who talks...
waha₂ n. neck of a dress.
waha₃ nvt. to carry on the back, as a child; a load so carried.
waha₄ n. square notch cut in the upper part of house posts, in which the wall plates (lohelau) were...
ʻāwaha nvi. to speak in a rude, harsh manner; rudeness.
paʻawaha n.v. gag; to gag the mouth. lit., make the mouth solid.
wahāwahā vt. to treat with contempt, scorn, despise, abhor, ridicule; be disgusted, defy.
kāwahawaha redup. of kāwaha vacant; hollow; furrowed, as a sea with waves...
ʻōwahawaha vs. grooved, furrowed.
hoʻowahāwahā caus/sim of wahāwahā, to treat with contempt, scorn, despise, abhor, ridicule; be...
-ʻauwahawaha hō.ʻau.waha.waha Redup. of hō-ʻauwaha.
hōʻauwahawaha redup. of hōʻauwaha to make a ditch, plow a furrow; to cut a wedge or fork...
kāwaha nvs. vacant; hollow; furrowed, as a sea with waves; hollowed, as a log; fissured;...
haka waha n. oral cavity. lit., mouth open space.
kaula waha₁ n.v. bridle, reins; to bridle. lit., mouth chain
kaula waha₂ n. line extending from sail tip to the ʻiako, boom, on the edge of the canoe.
laina kaula waha n. reins, lines. lit., bridle (rope mouth) lines.
hao kaula waha n. bit of a bridle.
pena waha n. lipstick. Niʻihau. also pena lehelehe.
peni pena waha n. lipliner. Niʻihau. also peni pena lehelehe.
wawaha to storm, rave, rant.
walewaha vs. to know a thing so well that it can be spoken without thought; letter-perfect; to know by rote or...
haʻi waha vt. word-of-mouth, verbal, oral; to tell verbally.
haʻi waha vt. oral. cf. palapala.
hōʻike haʻi waha n. oral report. also ʻōlelo hōʻike.
moʻolelo haʻi waha n. narration, as in movie or video production. lit., story (for) narrating...
ipu ʻai waha lit., melon to eat in mouth.
hao waha n. bit of a bridle. lit., mouth iron.
kowaha var. spelling of koaha mulberry fiber...
hoʻowaha₁ to talk excessively; to make faces; to make an opening or furrow; to dub out a canoe,...
hoʻowaha₂ caus/sim of waha₃, to carry on the back, as a child; a load so carried...
ʻauwaha n. geologic trench, as Aleutian Trench.
ʻauwaha₁ nvi. ditch, furrow, trench, gutter, canal, channel; groove, as in a tapa beater; to notch,...
ʻauwaha₂ outhouse, as for storing canoes.
hōʻauwaha to make a ditch, plow a furrow; to cut a wedge or fork
ʻauʻauwaha furrowed.
kaulu waha var. of kaunu waha incere love-making...
kaunu waha n. insincere love-making.

-eha

ēhā same as ēhē syllables repeated in chants...
ʻeha nvs. hurt, in pain, painful, aching, sore, pained; pain, injury, ailment, suffering, soreness, aching;...
ʻehā num. four; four times.
mea ʻeha n. dangerous weapon.
ʻehaʻeha great pain, agony, tribulation, many small pains; painful.
māʻehaʻeha much pain.
hōʻehaʻeha redup. of hōʻeha to torment, distress.
kōʻehaʻeha nvs. heat, sultriness; sultry, uncomfortably hot. fig., physical or mental distress or discomfort;...
hoʻokōʻehaʻeha to cause heat. fig., to distress
Kominika o ka ʻEha n. Passion Sunday. (Catholic term.)
māʻeha same as ʻeha pain.
hoʻomāʻeha same as hoʻoʻeha
ʻūhini wāwae hā n. bald locust. lit., four-legged grasshopper.
paneʻehā vt. to drag, haul.
hopeʻeha lit., pain-inflicting rear.
nalo hope ʻeha n. hornet (Puk. 23.28) and other Hymenoptera. lit., fly with stinging...
nalo hopeʻeha n. var. spelling of nalo hope ʻeha hornet (Puk. 23.28) and other Hymenoptera. lit....
heha nvs. lazy, indolent, drowsy; weariness following sexual gratification.
palaheha vs. lazy, negligent.
maheha same as heha indolent.
ʻoheha vs. var. spelling of ʻōheha somewhat lazy.
ʻōheha vs. somewhat lazy.
ōpūheha same as ōpūhea
wahī ʻeha n. var. spelling of wahīʻeha bandage.
wahīʻeha n. bandage.
wahīʻeha n. band aid.
mimiʻeha vi. painful urination; to urinate painfully.
keha nvt. height, lofty, high, prominent; to rise to the top. praise; pride, to brag, boast, dignity;...
kehakeha to flaunt.
hoʻokehakeha to act proudly; to cause pride.
pakakeha n. mat spread across a door for privacy.
mākēhā nvi. shish, to shish, swish, especially accompanied by flash, as of skyrockets; flash, as of lightning;...
lanikeha n. legendary part of heaven; frequent name for residences of high chiefs, as that of Kamehameha...
Moʻikeha the son of a migrant from Kahiki and the father of Kila. lit., remain [on]...
hoʻokeha to cause height, pride, boasting, etc. same as keha, height, pride, dignity; lofty,...
leha₁ vt. to glance about, as with expectation or furtively.
leha₂ vs. lazy, neglectful; to loaf.
ʻōlehaleha redup. of ʻōleha dazzling...
makaleha vi. to look about as in wonder or admiration, to glance.
ʻūhininēnē Makaleha n. palikū Kauaʻi tree cricket (Prognathogryllus spp.). lit., Makaleha...
pāpaka pūnāwai Makaleha n. Kauaʻi spring landhopper, a newly discovered amphipod. lit., Makaleha...
palaleha vs. indifferent, careless, slack, neglectful of duty.
hoʻopalaleha to neglect. caus/sim of palaleha, indifferent, careless, slack, neglectful of...
paleha vs. loose, slack, sagging; shaking, as a loose object.
ualeha vs. lazy.
leleha redup. of leha₁,₂ glance about; lazy...
ʻōleha vs. dazzled, bleary-eyed, as one ill or drunk; dazzling.
hōleha vt. to nibble at food.
kūleha₁ same as leha₁ to glance about, as with expectation or furtively...
kūleha₂ same as leha₂ lazy, neglectful; to loaf...
meha same as mehameha loneliness, solitariness, solitude, hushed silence; lonely, solitary; silent, as during the hush of taboo...
mehameha nvs. loneliness, solitariness, solitude, lonely, solitary; hushed silence; silent, as during the hush...
Kamehameha see pulelehua Kamehameha Kamehameha buttefly...
pulelehua Kamehameha n. Kamehameha butterfly.
kanaka noho mehameha n. person living alone, hermit.
hoʻomehameha to cause silence, loneliness; to hush
memeha same as mehameha
Kauanomeha n. a star, possibly Sirius. lit., placed in holy stillness. Other names are Kauluikua,...
Hikikaulonomeha n. the star Sirius.
monehā vs. far, distant.
pepeiao ʻeha n. earache.
hōʻeha vt. to inflict pain or punishment, to hurt, oppress.
mea hōʻeha n. dangerous weapon.
kaʻapehā n. castor bean, more commonly known as kolī or pāʻaila.
kaʻapeha₁ nvs. large mass of clouds; impressively big, large, even corpulent in a distinguished manner;...
kaʻapeha₂ vi. to spread wings or tail feathers.
kaʻapeha₃ vt. to fold over, as a bundle.
Kuaʻau Kaʻapeha n. Great Barrier Reef. lit., impressively big lagoon.
kaʻapeʻapehā n. a deep-sea fish said to resemble the moano.
Nāpēhā₁ n. name of a star.
Nāpēhā₂ name of a pool on Oʻahu over which the chief Kūaliʻi was said to have leaned to...
ʻopeha n. a native fern (Elaphoglossum aemulum variety), a small variety of ʻēkaha...
welu ʻeha n. gauze. lit., injury rag. also welu wahīʻeha (Niʻihau), ʻaʻamoʻo.
puʻu ʻeha n. sore throat.
ʻawehā n. hemoglobin.

-iha

ʻiha same as ʻihaʻiha
ʻihaʻiha nvs. feeling of discomfort of one needing to relieve himself; tight, taut, tense.
māʻihaʻiha redup. of maʻiha energetic, persevering...
hoʻoʻihaʻiha bloated, uncomfortable
maʻiha vs. energetic, persevering.
paʻiha same as ʻihaʻiha
waihā n. water upon which the breath () of the priest has been expelled in order to impart...
lāʻau kahi hā n. one-by-four lumber.
paiʻiʻihā n. a small, light-green, oblong fern (Dryopteris dentata), tapering at both ends and divided...
kiha₁ n. supernatural lizard (in such names as Kihalani-nui, Kiha-nui-lūlū-moku, and...
kīhā₁ nvi. belch, burp; to belch or burp.
kiha₂ var. of kihe₁
kīhā₂ vi. to rise and pitch, as a canoe in heavy seas; to dive under water, as a porpoise.
mōkiha short for moʻo kiha same as moʻo₁, lizard...
ʻaekai mokiha n. ancient type of tapa (no data).
hoʻokīhā caus/sim of kīhā₁, belch, burp; to belch or burp...
moʻo kiha same as moʻo₁ lizard...
moʻokiha var. spelling of moʻo kiha lizard...
liha₁ n. nit, louse egg.
liha₂ dreadful, fearful.
lihaliha₁ same as liliha₁ nauseated, nauseating, of rich or fatty foods only; very rich, of fatty, oily food... fig., heartsick, as over a tragedy; revolted...
lihaliha₂ many nits.
ʻōlihaliha vs. somewhat liliha [nauseated, revolted, heartsick...]
aualaliha n. a variety of ʻoʻopu goby fish found in both brackish and fresh water.
paʻaʻili hā n. four-sided solid (this term was said to be used formerly for a pyramid).
paʻaʻilihā n. tetrahedron, a space figure with four faces, in math.
hili hā nvt. four-strand braid; to braid thus.
liliha₁ vs. nauseated, nauseating, of rich or fatty foods only; very rich, of fatty, oily food, as of the...
liliha₂ many nits.
miha vs. silent, quiet.
hāmiha vs. calm, quiet.
mihamiha redup. of miha silent...
-mihamiha hoʻo.miha.miha To decorate, dot. Kūkeao-hoʻomihamiha-i-ka-lani (Kam. 65:58),...
ʻamihamiha same as ʻāwihiwihi redup. of ʻāwihi, to wink, ogle...
hoʻomihamiha to decorate, dot
aumiha nvi. to float off in the air, as miasma; evil spirits thought to attend graves.
niha same as kamaniha cross.
ʻāniha vs. unfriendly, angry, hardhearted, hostile.
nihaniha redup. of niha cross...
ʻānihaniha₁ redup. of ʻāniha unfriendly, angry, hardhearted, hostile...
ʻānihaniha₂ vi. nearly, almost.
pūnihaniha same as hoʻokamaniha sullen, cross...
maniha same as kamaniha sullen.
kamaniha same as hoʻokamaniha.
hoʻokamaniha sullen, cross, resentful, hostile, uncivil.
naniha n. an indigenous ʻoʻopu fish, Awaous genivittatus.
ʻīniha n. inch.
ʻīniha n. inch. abb. ʻīn.
ʻainiha nvs. bad temper; bad tempered, cross.
niniha redup. of niha cross...
ʻeono ʻīniha n. six inches, i.e. a warm-up exercise for sports such as volleyball.
hoʻihā intensive of hoʻi₅ (often written as two words).
ʻoia hoʻi hā interj. all right, then; so that's it after all. (About the same as ʻoia hoʻi: see...
ʻoi hoʻi hā same as ʻoia hoʻi hā
ʻoia nohoʻi hā same as ʻoia hoʻi hā
koihā n. weight, as for scales, etc.
piha nvs. full, complete, filled, loaded; full-blooded; completion, capacity, fullness;...
piha see helu piha, whole number or integer in math...; waiū piha, whole milk...
pīhā₁ n. material of any sort carried by flood waters or sea, flotsam and jetsam, driftwood, floating...
pīhā₂ n. a round herring (Spratelloides delicatulus); the largest is about 8 cm long; preferred...
pīhā₃ vi. to belch.
pīhā₄ poi pounder.
pihapiha n. gills, of a fish.
pihapiha₁ vs. full, complete; filled; full and flowing, as a garment; filed, as cards; completed, as a...
pihapiha₂ n. gills of a fish.
pihapiha₃ n. ruffle, fringe, as on a dress.
pihapiha₄ var. of ʻōpihapiha uncomfortable fullness...
ʻōpihapiha nvs. uncomfortable fullness after overeating; gaseous; somewhat full, as a pool.
hoʻopihapiha₁ to fill, complete; to file, as cards; frame, questionnaire, any kind of form to be...
hoʻopihapiha₂ to make a ruffle; ruffler, as on a sewing machine
mea hoʻopihapiha n. stuffing.
kumu pihapiha n. base of fish gills.
puhi a piha vt. to inflate, fill with air. Niʻihau. also hoʻopūhalalū.
palaoa huika piha n. whole wheat bread. cf. palaoa huika.
kaiapuni hoʻōla piha n. total healing environment. lit., complete healing environment.
ana piha n. measurement of capacity.
ʻaʻahu ʻoihana piha n. full regalia, dress uniform. Lit., full professional garment.
mana piha n. supreme, absolute power.
mahina piha n. full moon.
napoe piha n. whole grain. lit., full grain.
ʻīpiha n. filling, as of a tooth.
kai piha n. high sea, high tide, full sea, spring tide.
Hawaiʻi piha n. full-blooded Hawaiian.
kanipiha n. whole-step interval in music, a major second.
ʻōpiha rare var. of ʻōpihapiha uncomfortable fullness after overeating...
kinopiha n. denominator, in math. lit., complete body.
hoʻopiha to fill, complete, pervade, stuff, eat one's fill, cram; to fill out, as a growing child; to breed,...
hoʻopiha n. washer, as used in plumbing. Niʻihau.
pihi hoʻopiha n. washer, as used in plumbing. lit., button (for) filling.
waiū piha n. whole milk. lit., complete milk.
helu piha n. whole number or integer, in math. lit., complete number.
uihā vs. weary, tired, bored, tiresome, burdensome.
ʻāwiha same as ʻāweʻaweʻa faint trace, spot, glimpse; faint, dim; streaked, faded...
ʻāwihawiha redup. of ʻāwiha same as ʻāweʻaweʻa, faint trace, spot, glimpse; faint, dim; streaked, faded...

-oha

ʻohā n. taro corm growing from the older root, especially from the stalk called kalo;...
ʻōhā n. native lobelias.
oha₁ vs. spreading, as vines; thriving; to grow lush.
oha₂ nvt. affection, love, greeting; to greet, show joyous affection or friendship, joy.
ohaoha delight.
māohaoha similar to ohaoha
lauohaoha redup. of lauoha₂ dense, lush...
maoha same as maoa chafing from friction...
maʻoha vs. grayish, especially when contrasted with black, as of bird feathers, cloud-capped mountains,...
iwakālua kūmāohā num. twenty-four.
koaʻohā same as koaiʻe
waioha same as ohaoha joy.
ilioha n. horseweeds (Conyza spp.), tall, slender coarse weeds of the daisy family, established in...
kohā nvi. crack of a whip, report of a pistol, slapping sound, loud squeak; to resound thus, squawk,...
kōhā see noio kōhā noddy tern...
kohākohā redup. of kohā crack of a whip, report of a pistol...
kani kohā nvi. sudden loud sound, as the report of a rifle or pop of a paper bag, loud cry of a bird; to sound...
noio kōhā n. noddy tern (Anous stolidus pileatus), larger than the tern, noio; sooty, except...
loha₁ vs. drooping, wilting; hanging low, as a branch; beaten down, as by rain. fig., sullen, spiritless,...
loha₂ nvt. trimmings of corners and ridge of a thatched house; to put on these trimmings.
loha₃ short for aloha
loha₄ n. a variety of banana.
loha₅ a var. name for the kilu game.
aloha nvt., nvs. aloha, love, affection, compassion, mercy, sympathy, pity, kindness, sentiment, grace, charity;...
paʻaaloha same as paʻaloha keepsake, memento, souvenir...
mea aloha n. beloved or pitiful person or thing.
palaka aloha n. aloha shirt.
kala aloha n.v. sorcery to free a victim from power of the hana aloha, love inducing sorcery. lit., to...
hana aloha nvt. love magic; to practice love magic. There follows a pule hana aloha, prayer to evoke...
pule hana aloha see hana aloha love magic...
makana aloha n. gift of friendship or love; freewill offering.
pukana aloha n. souvenir of a beloved, gift from a loved one, keepsake.
ʻālana aloha n. peace offering, offering of love.
launa aloha n. friendly association, fellowship.
hoa aloha var. spelling of hoaloha friend...
paʻaloha n. keepsake, memento, souvenir.
Haehaekamanuokānealoha n. a lua fighting stroke. lit., the birds of Kānealoha tear to bits.
lohaloha n. larva of damselfly and other dragonflies.
lohaloha₁ redup. of loha₁,₃ drooping...; aloha...
lohaloha₂ var. of lohelohe₂ dragonfly larvae...
lohaloha₃ n. cocoon.
ālohaloha (less used than hoʻālohaloha).
hoʻālohaloha to make love, express affection, gratitude or compassion; expression of love or affection
Lā Hoʻālohaloha n. Thanksgiving Day. lit., day for expression of affection.
palapala hoʻālohaloha n. written condolence.
mele hoʻālohaloha n. serenade.
wīlou lohaloha n. weeping willow. lit., drooping willow.
mōhai aloha n. free-will offering (Kanl. 12.6); love offering.
maiʻa loha n. an ancient Hawaiian variety of banana; trunk and leaf like maiʻa lele, fruit like...
pilialoha nvi. close friendship, beloved companionship, beloved relative; loving association; to have a loving or...
hoaloha n. friend. lit., beloved companion.
hōaloha rare var. of hoʻālohaloha. cf. hoaloha
noho aloha nvs. mercy seat (Heb. 9.5); on friendly terms; dwelling at peace; friendly...
hoʻohoaloha to make friends, be friendly, befriend
kinipōpō aloha n. aloha ball, in volleyball. Niʻihau.
naʻau aloha nvs. filled with aloha, beneficent, benevolent (similar to meanings of aloha).
manu aloha₁ n. lovebird.
manu aloha₂ n. parrot, so called because it extends greeting (aloha).
pū aloha n. gun salute.
maoloha n. large-meshed net used at makahiki ceremonies. It was filled with food and held at each of...
loloha redup. of loha to droop.
lāʻau hoʻoloha n. depressant. lit., drug which causes depression.
mohā vs. bright, clear, shining.
mōhā₁ vs. fully developed, as a flower; spreading widely, as plants; of fine physique, as a...
mōhā₂ see koloa mohā kind of duck...
koloa mohā n. shoveler or spoonbill (Anas clypeata), a migrant. lit., bright duck (said to be named for...
koloa mōhā n. var. spelling of koloa mohā shoveler or spoonbill (Anas clypeata)...
omōhā n. tapa design.
nohā var. of nahā cracked, broken...
manohā intensifier of mano₁
kōkoʻohā₁ n. companionship, partnership, association of four persons; one of four associates.
kōkoʻohā₂ var. of kokokoʻohā small, inferior, sweet potatoes...
kokokoʻohā n. small, inferior, and sometimes soggy sweet potatoes.
pohā n. stop, in linguistics.
pōhā short for pōhaku stone.
pohā₁ nvi. to burst, crack, break forth, crash, pop, bang; bursting, cracking, as of explosives or of a...
pohā₂ n. the cape gooseberry (Physalis peruviana), a South American perennial herb in the tomato...
pohā₃ same as pohāpohā a seaweed.
ʻapohā same as ʻōkuhe an ʻoʻopu, a fish.
pohāpohā₁ (cf. Marquesan pohapoha)
pohāpohā₂ n. a kind of passion flower, called running pop (Passiflora foetida), a tropical American...
pohāpohā₃ n. a non-edible, green seaweed (Dictyosphaeria cavernosa), small, round, hollow, that bursts...
kūlina pohāpohā popcorn. (Zea mays).
līpohāpohā same as pohāpohā₃ a seaweed.
hoʻopohāpohā redup. of hoʻopohā
hoʻopohā to cause to break, burst; to crack, as a whip
kauoha nvt. order, command, demand, testament, decree, precept, will, message, statement; to order, command,...
ʻaha kauoha n. probate court.
palapala kauoha n. last will and testament. lit., commanding document.
pale kauoha v. to break or ignore a law.
-kō kauoha hoʻo.kō kau.oha Executor of an estate (o-class).
hoʻokō kauoha executor of an estate (o-class)
ʻaha hoʻokō kauoha n. probate court.
luna hoʻokō kauoha n. executor.
luna kānāwai hoʻokōkauoha n. probate judge.
ʻōlelo kauoha nvt. decree, order, commandment; to order, decree.
Kumukauoha n. Sovereign Pontiff. lit., teacher of testament.
lauoha₁ n. sail of a vessel.
lauoha₂ vs. dense, lush, of vegetation.
lauoha₃ variation in vision, depending on distance of the object seen.
kuoha n. love prayer used by a kahuna hana aloha to invoke love in one of the other sex.
kūʻoha n. venereal disease of genitals, either sex.
kauwoha spelling used in letters by Queen Emma for kauoha, order, command...

-uha

uha n. large intestine, alimentary canal, colon. cf.
  uhahemo, hemorrhoids
...
ūhā same as puhi ūhā an eel.
ʻuha nvt. wasteful, extravagant; waste, extravagance; to waste.
ʻūhā see mākala kaʻakepa ʻūhā, mākala ʻūhā sartorius muscle crossing the anterior portion of the upper leg...; any muscle of the quadriceps femoris group...
ʻūhā₁ n. thigh, lap, shoulder; hindquarters, as of a horse, beef, or pig.
ʻūhā₂ n. foster parent of a chiefly child, or guardian, so-called because he might hold the child on his lap...
ʻūhā₃ var. of pūhā₁,₂,₃,₄ abscess; hollow; belch; breath air, as a sea turtle...
ʻūhā₄ rare var. of hāhā to grope.
auhā₁ n. molting, of a chicken.
auhā₂ n. outhouse, as for storing canoes; shed, shelter.
uhāuhā vi. to pant, puff, as a dog or as the wind.
ʻuhaʻuha prodigal, wastrel; to squander, debauch, dissolute.
ʻai ʻuhaʻuha nvt. to eat wastefully; a wasteful or riotous eater.
kākāuha vi. rigid, inflexible; stretched forth, as the arm (Puk. 6.6); oppressive; to display...
hoʻokākāuha to stretch forth, to make rigid; to oppress; to flex muscles, as in desire to show off one's...
mākala ʻūhā n. any muscle of the quadriceps femoris group, the group of muscles that extend the leg. lit.,...
palauha vs. very lazy.
maʻuhā vs. weary, aching, tired.
nanauha same as kākāuha rigid.
hoʻonanauha caus/sim of nanauha, same as kākāuha, rigid...
-pauhā hoʻo.pau.hā Similar to hoʻopaumanawa.
mākala kaʻakepa ʻūhā n. sartorius muscle crossing the anterior portion of the upper leg. lit., diagonal thigh...
hoʻopauhā similar to hoʻopaumanawa, to waste time; not worth doing, undesirable, unnecessary, waste...
kuauhā nvt. advice, counsel; advised.
hene ʻūhā n. inner side of the thighs where they join the body on either side of the genitals;...
uneune ʻūhā n. a kind of sitting wrestling with thighs of contestants shoved back and forth. lit., prying...
hūhā₁ nvi. chat, talk, rumor; to chat, talk.
hūhā₂ nvs. fat, unwieldy; such a person.
ʻūhīʻūhā vi. sonorous puffing and blowing sounds, as accompanying the surging of volcanic fires; to puff or blow...
puhi ūhā n. a variety of eel (Conger cinereus), mustache conger. It has a white ventral side and...
kuʻi ʻūhā see mākala ʻūhā any muscle of the quadriceps femoris group...
mākala kuʻi ʻūhā see mākala ʻūhā any muscle of the quadriceps femoris group...
kuha nvi. saliva, spittle, sputum, expectoration; to spit, expectorate.
kūhā n. power forward or four man, in basketball.
kuhakuha redup. of kuha saliva, spittle, sputum, expectoration; to spit, expectorate...
ipu kuha n. spittoon.
paʻa ipu kuha n. bearer of the chief's spittoon.
Luha n. wind associated with Hanalei, Kauaʻi.
kāluhāluhā nvs. of the sedge family; sedge.
kaluhā n. papyrus.
kaluhā₁ n. papyrus (Cyperus papyrus), a large African sedge, growing in water.
kaluhā₂ n. some other large sedges (as species of Scirpus), if growing in water.
kaluhā₃ n. name of a fish (no data).
maluhā n. mallow bush.
kūmūhā same as kumu ʻūhā groin...
nuha vs. sulky, sullen, peeved, peevish, stubborn; to sulk, balk.
nuhanuha redup. of nuha sulky, sullen, peeved, peevish, stubborn; to sulk, balk...
hoʻonuhanuha redup. of hoʻonuha
nanuha stingy.
kananuha vs. stubborn, sulky. cf. more common nuha.
hoʻokananuha to cause sulkiness; dull of hearing.
kolonuha same as kananuha
hoʻokolonuha same as hoʻokananuha to cause sulkiness; dull of hearing.
hoʻonuha to cause to sulk; to sulk
ʻeunuha n. eunuch. (Bib.)
nunuha sulky, moody, morose.
alo ʻūhā see mākala ʻūhā any muscle of the quadriceps femoris group...
mākala alo ʻūhā see mākala ʻūhā any muscle of the quadriceps femoris group...
hope alo ʻūhā see mākala ʻūhā any muscle of the quadriceps femoris group...
mākala hope alo ʻūhā see mākala ʻūhā any muscle of the quadriceps femoris group,,,
ʻolouha vs. overstuffed with food, an insulting epithet. lit., sagging intestine.
makani holo ʻūhā n. cold wind. lit., wind running [over] thighs.
pūha n. var. spelling of pūhā₂ hollow, as a tree.
pūhā₁ nvi. abscess, burst sore, ulcer; to break, burst.
pūhā₂ n. hollow, as a tree.
pūhā₃ vi. to belch, burp, clear the throat, hawk up phlegm.
pūhā₄ vi. to breathe air, as a sea turtle.
pūhā₅ n. a brown seaweed (Colpomenia sinuosa), cushion-shaped, hollow, surface smooth and uneven;...
maʻi pūhā n. ulcer, running sore.
lonopūhā₁ n. art of healing, especially of wounds, abscesses.
lonopūhā₂ n. a class of heiau, probably for healing.
hoʻopūhā caus/sim of pūhā₃, to belch, burp, clear the throat, hawk up phlegm...
kahu ʻūhā n. the high chief who attended an infant chief, carried him, and sat him on his lap (ʻūhā)....
kumu ʻūhā n. groin, joining of leg and torso. lit., source of thigh.
kumu ʻūhā see mākala ʻūhā any muscle of the quadriceps femoris group...
mākala kumu ʻūha see mākala ʻūhā any muscle of the quadriceps femoris group...

-ia

-ia     -…ia     -aia     -bia     -dia     -eia     -gia     -hia     -iia     -kia     -lia     -mia     -nia     -oia     -pia     -ria     -sia     -tia     -uia     -via     -wia    

-ia

-ia pas/imp.
iʻa n. fish or any marine animal.
ʻia part. marking pas/imp. (sometimes written as a part of modified word).
ʻīā n. yard, a unit of measurement. no abbreviation.
ia₁ pronoun. he, she, it. (See e ia nei for use of ia as a second person vocative.)
iā₁ yard (unit of measure).
iʻa₁ n. fish or any marine animal, as eel, oyster, crab, whale.
ia₂ demon. this, that, aforementioned.
iā₂ yard (spar on a sailing vessel).
iʻa₂ n. meat or any flesh food.
iā₃ part. replacing i₁,₅, and sometimes used before kai, uka, ʻō,...
iʻa₃ n. any food eaten as a relish with the staple (poi, taro, sweet potato, breadfruit),...
Iʻa₄ n. Milky Way.

-aia

aia aia i loko o ka papa. to take a class.
aiʻa interj. Here! Here it is!
ʻaiā nvs. ungodly, godless, irreligious, wicked, unbelieving, careless of observance of taboos;...
aia₁ idiom. there, there it is, there are (sometimes shortened to ai, with loss of the following part....
aia₂ idiom. depending on, only if, only when, whatever, whenever.
ʻā ʻaia n. legendary bird believed to have taken the shape of the ʻā, booby bird.
ʻaʻaia vs. demented.
ʻāʻaia n. var. spelling of ʻā ʻaia legendary bird believed to have taken the shape of the ʻā, booby bird.
haia pas/imp. of hai₂ to pursue.
haiā₁ n. retainer or follower of a chief.
haiā₂ same as haihaiā wicked person; wicked, unholy...
naha iʻa n. small school of reef fish, such as manini. also naho iʻa .
haihaiā₁ nvs. wicked person; wicked, unholy.
haihaiā₂ vi. to prevent the gods from hearing a rival's curses by acting insane (eating poison, going naked),...
iāia₁ him, her; to him, to her; because of or due to him or her (the particle and...
iāia₂ while he or she, as soon as he or she, at the time that he or she (the particle and...
ʻaiʻaiā redup. of ʻaiā ungodly, godless, irreligious, wicked, unbelieving...
hōʻaiʻaiā caus/sim of ʻaiʻaiā, redup. of ʻaiā, wicked and impious...
ʻōnohiāiʻa n. cataract of the eye. lit., eyeball like fish, so called because of alleged similarity of a cataract...
kelemānia ʻia n. poi crock.
piaia n. young manini fish. Niʻihau.
kā ia same as kāna possessive.
kaia- a prefix which indicates a clustering together. cf:
    kaiahale...
kāia₁ vi. fast asleep (used with hiamoe.)
kāia₂ vi. to swing, as arms.
haleakaiʻa same as pōniu and ʻinalua, the balloon vine. lit., house of the fish, so called...
pala kaia n. a variety of sweet potato.
makaia a rare term defined in For. 5:165 as a swift runner; probably makaiʻa.
mākaia nvi. revenge, vengeance, treachery, betrayal, traitor, betrayer, turncoat;...
makaiʻa₁ n. whitened pupil of a blind person's eye, cataract. lit., fish eye.
makaiʻa₂ n. a kind of stone, used for adzes and poi pounders.
makaiʻa₃ n. see makaia rare, 'a swift runner' in Fornander...
kumakaia nvt. traitor, turncoat; traitorous; to betray; to abuse one who has been kind to one.
hoʻokumakaia caus/sim of kumakaia, traitor, turncoat; traitorous; to betray; to abuse one who...
līkaia vi. to retire. also hoʻomaha loa, rītaia.
laʻia rare var. of laʻi
alaia n. small thin surfboard, as of breadfruit or koa wood, and heavier than the olo...
hala iʻa n.v. sin of eating a forbidden fish or meat; failure to offer essence of fish or flesh to the gods...
kālaia pas/imp. of kālai
malaia₁ soured, a sour disposition, crosspatch.
Malaia₂ nvs. Malay, Malaya, Malaysia.
Malaia n. var. spelling of Malae Malaya.
Galilaia var. spelling of Kalilaia Galilee...
Kalilaia n. Galilee.
ulaia same as ʻūlala crazy...
kulāia nvi. festive, festivities; festive.
lā kulāia n. Day of celebration in honor of a chief.
hoʻokulāia same as kulāia festive, festivities; festive; celebrate....
maiʻa n. all kinds of bananas and plantains (for banana cultivation, see Kam. 76:37–9)....
poka maiʻa n. banana poka. (Passiflora tarminiana) A destructive introduced plant, a variety of...
Mū ʻai maiʻa n. name of a mythical people; they were not tiny like the Menehune. lit., banana-eating...
Mū-ʻai-maiʻa n. var. spelling of Mū ʻai maiʻa name of a mythical people; they were not tiny like the Menehune. lit....
pīlali maiʻa n. honey in a banana blossom, fed to small children.
Kona Hili Maiʻa n. name of a Kona wind with protracted rains. lit., Kona wind smiting bananas.
hulimaiʻa n. name of a reddish-brown honey-sucking bird (no data). lit., banana seeker.
poi maiʻa n. mashed ripe bananas and water.
ʻiʻo lau maiʻa n. yellowish grain in wood, especially koa, named for its resemblance to the yellow color of...
luma ʻia capsized.
pū maiʻa n. banana stalk.
ʻōpuʻu maiʻa n. the root bud and buds of a banana plant, and the sheaths enclosing them.
na ia same as the poss. nāna, but rare.
naia vs. insecurely tied.
naiʻa n. porpoise, dolphin.
helu hana ʻia n. var. spelling of helu hanaʻia composite number.
helu hanaʻia n. composite number.
manamana iʻa n. fish stick. lit., fish finger.
pana iʻa n.v. fishing spear shot by a bow; to shoot fish thus.
aliʻi koa i komikina ʻia n. commissioned officer.
aliʻikoa i komikina ʻia n. var. spelling of aliʻi koa i komikina ʻia commissioned officer.
hōʻaiā to act wickedly or lead others astray
koaiʻa var. of koaiʻe a native tree (Acacia koaia), much like the koa but smaller...
holoāiʻa nvi. to swim like a fish; to get the bends; to drown, sink; the bends, caisson...
hoʻoholoāiʻa caus/sim of holoāiʻa, to swim like a fish; to get the bends; to drown, sink; the...
paia nvs. wall, side of a house, clearing in a forest (often translated bower); walled in, as by...
paiʻā n. bracken, a fern (Pteridium aquilinum var. decompositum). also...
paʻia vs. temporarily deaf, as from ascending to a high altitude.
pāʻia v. fenced in; struck.
 
papaia same as mīkana papaya
pāpāia n. an offering or place for offering, as of kava.
pepa paia n. wallpaper.
manuʻaipapaia n. linnet, house finch, or papaya bird (Carpodacus mexicanus frontalis), introduced before...
rītaia vi. to retire. also līkaia, hoʻomaha loa.
hana mua ʻia vs. second hand, done before.
pua iʻa n. fish spawn.
wāiʻa n. season in which fish are numerous.
waia₁ nvs. disgraced; shame, dishonor.
Waia₂ n. name of a star.
Waia₃ a son of Hāloa noted for corruption and sin. lit., dishonor.
lawaiʻa₁ nvi. fisherman; fishing technique; to fish, to catch fish.
lawaiʻa₂ n. cormorant.
Lawaiʻa₃ n. name of a group of seven stars.
hā lawaiʻa see hā₆ sinker.
lawalawaiʻa to fish here and there.
kai lawaiʻa n. fishing grounds.
pono kai lawaiʻa n. fishing rights.
pāpaʻi lawaiʻa n. fisherman's hut.
lako lawaiʻa n. fishing tackle.
ulawaiʻa vt. to fish, of many persons or often.
hoʻowaia to disgrace, put to shame

-bia

bia var. spelling of pia₇ beer...
Gamabia n. Gambia.
hale hana bia var. spelling of hale hana pia brewery...
Arabia var. spelling of ʻAlapia Arabia...
ʻArabia n. Arabia, Arabian.
Saudi ʻArabia n. Saudi Arabia; Saudi.
rutabia var. spelling of lukapia root beer...
Kolomebia n. Colombia; Colombian.
Kolumebia var. spelling of Kolumepia Columbia...
Serebia n. Serbia.
Libia n. Libya; Libyan.
Namibia n. Namibia; Namibian.
Zamibia n. Zambia; Zambian.
Karibia var. spelling of Kalipia Caribbean...

-dia

Akadia var. spelling of ʻAkakia Arcadia...
leinadia var. spelling of leinekia reindeer...
leinedia var. spelling of leinekia reindeer...
Kamabodia n. Cambodia; Cambodian.
melodia var. spelling of melokia melody...

-eia

ʻeiʻa emphatic variation of eia: here! here it is!
eia₁ idiom. here, here is, here are, present (as response to roll call). cf. ʻeiʻa, Numerous idioms...
eia₂ n. this place.
kiʻi hoʻoheheʻe ʻia n. molten or cast image.
heia₁ pas/imp. of hei₁ net, snare, stratagem, ruse...
heia₂ n. piece of hair, tooth, fingernail, small bone, or the like of a deceased beloved, kept and offered...
heheia pas/imp. of hehei redup. of hei₁, to entangle...
āēī eia interj. chant ending.
kēia demon. this, this person, this thing; the latter. For kēlā mea kēia mea see...
keʻia var. of kēia
koe kēia idiom. except for this, however, but, furthermore
kahua hōʻikeʻike iʻa n. aquarium, as a building or park where collections of sea life are displayed. lit., site (for)...
hale hōʻikeʻike iʻa n. aquarium.
kumu hoʻohālikeʻia n. example, pattern.
hōʻike ʻia given, as in a math problem. lit., indicated.
kokeiʻa n. prairie dog.
leia pas/imp. of lei₁,₂
-leia Hoʻo.leia (a) Name of a star. (b) (Not cap.) Pas/imp. of hoʻolei.
lēʻia nvs. abundance; full.
kapuaʻi mahele ʻia vs. cloven-footed.
Waileia n. name of a morning star.
keʻaawaileia n. fishhook with more than one barb; small stick with hooks at each end and line in the middle, as...
Hoʻoleia₁ name of a star
hoʻoleia₂ pas/imp. of hoʻolei to cast, throw, heave, toss, pitch; to put a lei on oneself or...
kānāwai kākau ʻole ʻia n. unwritten law, common law.
paikauleia pas/imp. of paikaulei gad about...
huleʻia n. a kind of soft pumice stone.
mokuleʻia same as kāhala amberfish.
me ia with him, her; like this, similar to this.
meia n. mayor.
neia demon. similar to kēia this, but mostly Biblical.
nēia var. spelling of neia this...
neʻia var. spelling of neia this...
pe neia same as pe kēia, penei.
pēia₁ demon. thus, like this, this way (less definite than penei).
pēia₂ vt. to say.

-gia

Perugia var. spelling of Pelukia₂ Phrygia...

-hia

hia n. desire, delight.
-hia₁ interr. how many? How much? (Follows ʻa-, ʻe-, or pā-.)
hiʻa₁ nvt. to make fire with the fire-plow; the act of making fire thus.
-hia₂ pas/imp.
hiʻa₂ shuttle or needle for making nets; to knot or fasten the meshes of a net; to form a network; to...
ahia vs. faded.
ʻāhia n. tinder resulting from plowing with the fire plow; the powdery rubbings that...
ʻāhia n. powdery tinder.
ʻahia₁ same as ʻāhiahia faint, obscure, faded; dim, as colors in tapa or cloth....
ʻahia₂ inter. how many?
aʻahia pas/imp. of aʻa₂ to send greetings or love; joyous hospitality...
kaniaʻāhia pas/imp. of kaniaʻā
laʻahia pas/imp. of laʻa₁,₂ sacred, holy, devoted...; cursed, defiled...
Puʻuwai Laʻahia n. Sacred Heart.
maʻamaʻahia familiar.
loaʻahia pas/imp. of loaʻa to find, get, obtain, discover, acquire, have, take, earn, gain...
paʻahia pas/imp. of paʻa₁ firm, solid, tight, solidified, adhering, durable, fast, fixed...
ʻāwaʻahia pas/imp. of ʻāwaʻa₁ trench, ditch...
waʻawaʻahia pas/imp. of waʻawaʻa₁ furrowed...
pēʻāhia vs. flammable, flammability; also inflammable, inflammability.
hiʻahiʻa redup. of hiʻa₁, hiʻa₂ to make fire with the fire-plow...; to knot or fasten the meshes of a net...
hiahia₁ vs. faded, gray, hazy.
hiahia₂ var. of hiehie attractive, distinguished...; superb...
āhiahia vs. var. spelling of ʻāhiahia faint, obscure, faded; dim, as colors in tapa or cloth.
ʻāhiahia vs. faint, obscure, faded; dim, as colors in tapa or cloth.
pā hiahia n. performing art.
pāhiʻahiʻa redup. of pāhiʻa
puahiahia redup. of puahia₁, puahia₂ spry, quick...; hazy, gray...
hoʻohiahia caus/sim of hiahia₂, var. of hiehie, redup. of hie,...
makahia nvi. roving, unsteady, restless eyes; sleepless.
alahia rare pas/imp. of ala₂,₃ to waken, stay awake; awake...; to rise up, arise, get up, come forward...
-alaalahia hoʻā.laala.hia Pas/imp. of hoʻālaala.
hoʻālaalahia pas/imp. of hoʻālaala to keep awake; to awaken or reawaken; to incite to action...
halahiʻa vt. to fail to hit, miss.
makalahia₁ vs. sleepless, awake.
makalahia₂ pas/imp. of makala₁ to loosen, undo, untie, open a little, liberate or set at liberty...
malahia pas/imp. of mala₁,₂ aching; sour...
mamalahia vs. sour, as poi.
hoʻālahia to awaken; wakefulness, insomnia. caus/sim of alahia, rare pas/imp. of...
palahiʻa vi. to glide.
hoʻowelahia vs. pasteurized. lit., heated (to kill germs).
holahia pas/imp. of hola₁ same as hohola, to spread...
lanahia pas/imp. of lana₁ floating, buoyant; moored, afloat, adrift...
lanalanahia pas/imp. of lanalana₁ redup. of lana₁, floating...
ʻaʻinahia pas/imp. of ʻaʻina crackling, snapping...
ʻaloʻahia n. emotional stress.
pāhia inter. How many to each? How many in a group?
pāhia How many to each, to a group?
pāhiʻa nvt. a slipping, falling down; oblique cut; obliquely, as of clipping, cutting, falling; to...
pāhiʻa see ʻoki pāhiʻa cut diagonally...
ʻoki pāhiʻa vt. to cut diagonally. also ʻoki ma ka pāhiʻa.
hoʻopāhiʻa vt. touch pass, in basketball; to make such a pass.
puahia₁ vs. spry, quick.
puahia₂ vs. hazy, gray.
wāhia pas/imp. of wāhi cleave, split...
wāhia vs. decomposed, i.e. broken down into component parts, as through chemical reaction.
ʻawahia₁ pas/imp. of ʻawa₂ sour
ʻawahia₂ vs. toxic.
ʻawahia₃ pas/imp. of ʻawa₃ rain, mist...
ʻawaʻawahia pas/imp. of ʻawaʻawa₁,₂ redup. of ʻawa₂, sour, bitter, poisonous..., bitter, sour, tart...; redup. of ʻawa₃, cold mountain rain, fog, mist...
wāwahia pas/imp. of wāwahi
olowahia n. pāwehe mat pattern listed by Brigham.
ʻehia num. inter. how many, how much, what price; also used with the meaning of no matter how many or much, so very...
ʻehia how, what, as in asking about any kind of measurement. Niʻihau. also he...
haehia pas/imp. of hae₁,₂,₃ wild, fierce; to bark; to tear...
paehiʻa vt. to fasten ʻaho sticks to thatching, of a house.
ʻeʻehia nvs. overcome with fearful reverence, terror-stricken, awe-stricken; awe-inspiring, solemn; fear,...
keʻehia pas/imp. of keʻehi₁ to stamp, tramp, step, tread; to brace with the feet; to rebel against, repudiate...
keʻekeʻehia redup. of keʻehia pas/imp. of keʻehi₁, to stamp, tramp, step, tread; to brace with the feet; to rebel against, repudiate...
hehia pas/imp. of hehi to stamp, tread, step on, deny...
makehia pas/imp. of make₂ desire, want...
lehia vs. skilled, expert, as in fishing; deft.
kaʻalehia n. gymnastics; gymnast. lit., skilled twisting and turning.
kūpalehia vs. immune.
welehia pas/imp. of wele₁,₂ same as waele, weed, clear...; suspended, hanging, fine, thin, as thread...
lehilehia vs. coordinated, having physical dexterity.
Aholehia n. stroke in lua fighting.
ʻAholehia n. var. spelling of Aholehia stroke in lua fighting.
holeholehia pas/imp. of hole₁
hāʻulehia pas/imp. of hāʻule to fall, drop, tumble down; dropped...
pau lehia vs. expert; to be such.
paulehia vs. to be overwhelmed (Kel. 107); completely, totally immersed, absorbed.
pehia pas/imp. of pehi to throw, throw at, pelt...
pepehia pas/imp. of pepehi₁
kuʻipēhia vs. to be cancelled (out), in science or argumentation; cancellation.
ʻaihuehia var. spelling of ʻaihueea pas/imp of ʻaihue, to steal, rob, pilfer, filch, cheat...
hoʻokāwaihia vt. to hydrolyze.
hihia n. problem or difficulty, as in the plot of a story.
hihia₁ nvs. entangled, interwoven, involved, perplexed, hampered, rank, snarled, obscure and difficult to...
hihia₂ n. lawsuit or case before the court, trial.
ahiahihia pas/imp. of ahiahi overtaken by evening.
pili hihia vi. to become involved in gambling, usually disastrously; in the old days, to bet one's life or wife;...
hoʻohihia to get into difficulties, entangle, perplex, beset with trouble Mat. 26.31,...
ʻakihia var. spelling of ʻakihi birds...
-malihia hoʻo.mali.hia Pas/imp. of mali₂.
hoʻomalihia pas/imp. of mali₂, to tie, as bait to a hook...
ʻilihia n. a kind of haʻiwale (Cyrtandra begoniaefolia), on East Maui, having unequal...
ilihia₁ to have gone aground.
ilihia₂ vi. stricken with awe, reverence, dread (PH 33); overcome, thrilled, as by...
iliilihia redup. of ilihia
hulihia overturned; a complete change, overthrow; turned upside down. Chants about Pele with...
hulihia vs. upside down.
auhulihia pas/imp. of auhuli to overturn, overthrow, upset; to till...
ʻimihia pas/imp. of ʻimi to look, hunt, search, seek...
ʻimiʻimihia pas/imp. of ʻimiʻimi
nihia pas/imp. of nihi₂ stealthily, quietly...
kanihia pas/imp. of kani₁
kanikanihia pas/imp. of kanikani redup. of kani₁, sound or noise of any kind..., kani₂, strong, hard, tough..., kani₃, to satisfy a need, particularly thirst...; chattering, noisy, jingle...
kunikunihia pas/imp. of kunikuni to burn...
ʻopihia vs. compressed or collapsed, as a file in a computer program.
ʻohia pas/imp. of ʻohi₁ gather, harvest...
ʻōhiʻa₁ n. two kinds of trees.
ʻōhiʻa₂ n. tomato.
ʻōhiʻa₃ n. a native variety of sugar cane: deep-red and green striped cane when young, becoming bronze-red and...
ʻōhiʻa₄ n. a variety of taro.
ʻōhiʻa₅ n. a red birthmark, said to be caused by the pregnant mother's longing for mountain apples (ʻōhiʻa...
ʻōhiʻa₆ vs. tabooed, as food patches during famine, so-called because people did not eat from their taro...
haohia pas/imp. of hao₃,₄ scoop, grasp, plunder; come with force, as wind or rain...
kaula ʻōhiʻa n. strong outrigger lashing used on deepwater canoes, probably so called because of the hardness of...
ohohia enthusiasm; enthusiastic, delighted, pleased; enthusiastic acclaim.
wai ʻōhiʻa n. juice or cider of mountain apples; cider in general; tomato juice.
waiʻōhiʻa n. a variety of sugar cane.
hiʻohia vs. discovered, existence revealed.
mea hiʻohia n. find, as an archeological find. lit., discovered thing.
ʻohiʻohia redup. of ʻohia gather, harvest...
piʻohiʻa same as kanawao₁ small trees.
kōhia pas/imp. of kōhi₄ to hold back, check, restrain...
kōkōhia pas/imp. of kokōhi
kukohia pas/imp. of kuko strong desire, whether good or bad...
lohia₁ pas/imp. of lohi₁,₂ slow...; sparkle...
lohia₂ short for loʻohia possessed, stricken...
ʻalohia pas/imp. of ʻalo₁ to dodge, evade, elude, avoid...
nalohia pas/imp. of nalo₁ lost, vanished, concealed, hidden, forgotten, missing...
kūnalohia vs. invisible. lit., (in a) state of disappearance.
kualohia₁ pas/imp. of kualo
kualohia₂ n. reported to be a kind of grass used in thatching.
walohia₁ pathos; touching, pathetic.
walohia₂ pas/imp. of walo same as uwalo, to call, resound...
kilohia pas/imp. of kilo to watch closely, spy, examine, look around, observe...
kilokilohia redup. of kilohia pas/imp. of kilo₁, to watch closely, spy, examine, look around, observe...
olohia pas/imp. of olo₁,₂ to rub back and forth, grate, saw...; to resound, sound long...
holohiʻa vi. to dart this way and that, as children at play; to veer at an angle, miss.
kaiolohia n. calm, tranquil sea. fig., peace of mind.
Waiolohia n. a Kauaʻi wind.
hiolohia pas/imp. of hiolo to tumble down, collapse; overthrown, defeated...
hoʻohiolohia caus/sim of hiolohia, pas/imp. of hiolo, to tumble down,...
kiolohia same as puʻukaʻa a sedge.
kolohia pas/imp. of kolo₁,₂,₄
mālolohia pas/imp. of mālōlohi same as mālohilohi, redup. of malohi, drowsy...
kūmalolohia pas/imp. of kūmalolo
kuolohia₁ pas/imp. of kuolo₁,₂ rub...; tremble...
kuolohia₂ n. probably all endemic species of a genus of sedges (Rhynchospora), with tufted stems,...
kulohia vs. var. spelling of kūlōhia languid, lounging about. lit. state of slowness.
kūlōhia vs. languid, lounging about. lit. state of slowness.
komohia pas/imp. of komo₁,₂ enter, dress, put on...
komohia vs. made a basket, in basketball. cf. hoʻokomo i ke kinipōpō.
wainohia₁ probably similar to waipahē courteous, gentlemanly...
wainohia₂ safe, safety.
konohia pas/imp. of kono₁
nonohia pas/imp. of nono₁ red, redness; rosy-cheeked; red-faced, as from sunburn...
hoʻohia caus/sim of hia, desire, delight...
ʻiʻo ʻōhiʻa n. ʻōhiʻa wood grain; reddish grain of koa wood.
kōkoʻohia inter. how many? (Of associated persons.)
loʻohia vs. possessed, overwhelmed, stricken; to befall, happen.
 
haku ʻōhiʻa n. ʻŌhiʻa log to be carved into a canoe (also malu ʻōhiʻa, Kam....
malu ʻōhiʻa n. taboo ceremonies when an ʻōhiʻa tree was cut to be carved into images; the log...
uhia pas/imp. of uhi₁ covering, cover, veil, film, lid, solid tattooing, tent...
hauhia pas/imp. of hau₃ same as hahau₁, to hit, smite, beat, tap...
-hahauhia hoʻo.hahau.hia To be struck: see hahau. Ua hoʻohahauhia ka lāʻau e ke kanaka,...
hoʻohahauhia to be struck.
makaʻuhia pas/imp. of makaʻu fear; frightened, afraid, cowardly, timid, unsafe, dangerous...
paʻuhia vi. overcome with sleep; overwhelmed with desire; overtaken by evil or calamity.
...
hoʻopaʻuhia to cause to fall into a deep sleep, as a drug
paʻupaʻuhia redup. of paʻuhia overcome with sleep; overwhelmed with desire; overtaken by evil or calamity...
hoʻopaʻupaʻuhia redup. of hoʻopaʻuhia
kuhia₁ pas/imp. of kuhi₁,₂ point...; suppose...
kuhia₂ n. referent, in math (o class).
kuhia₃ n. reference, note, as in a book or research paper.
hakuhia vs. invented.
hoʻohakuhia vt. to invent.
kiko kuhia n. reference point, in math; reference object, as in science. lit., referent...
mokuhia pas/imp. of moku to cut
ukuhia pas/imp. of ukuhi₁ to pour out, dip, as water...
luhia n. a variety of shark.
maluhia nvs. peace, quiet, security, tranquillity, serenity; safety; solemn awe and stillness that reigned...
hoʻomaluhia to cause or give peace, protect; to arbitrate between warring parties
malumaluhia redup. of maluhia peace, quiet...
paluhia pas/imp. of palu₁
waluhia₁ pas/imp. of walu₁
waluhia₂ n. bird name (no data).
uluhia₁ pas/imp. of ulu₁ to grow, increase, spread; growth; increase or rising of the wind; to protect...
uluhia₂ pas/imp. of ulu₂ possessed by a god; inspired by a spirit, god, ideal, person, as for artistic creation...
kuluhia pas/imp. of kulu₁ to drip, leak, trickle; to flow, as tears...
inuhia pas/imp. of inu to drink; a drink, drinking...
unuhia pas/imp. of unuhi₁ to take out, withdraw...
kīloulouhia pas/imp. of kīloulou redup. of kīlou, hook; to catch with a hook...
poʻuhia var. of paʻuhia overcome with sleep...
puhia pas/imp. of puhi₁,₂,₃ to burn, set on fire, bake...; to blow, puff; blowhole...; to extract, as water from steam...
paʻapūhia vs. concentrated. cf. kaiaka.
wai paʻakai paʻapūhia n. brine, i.e. a concentrated solution of salt or ocean water. lit., concentrated salt water....
hoʻopaʻapūhia vt. to concentrate, i.e. make less dilute. cf. hoʻokaiaka.
kapuhia pas/imp. of kapu
wai puhia n. wind-blown water or spray, as of a waterfall; name of the "upside-down" waterfall in Nuʻu-anu...
hopuhia pas/imp. of hopu₁ to seize, grasp, take, catch, capture, arrest...
kupuhia pas/imp. of kupu sprout, growth; offspring; upstart...

-iia

lāʻau iki ʻai ʻia n. edible herb. cf. Roma 14.2. lit., small eaten plant.
kiʻi kālai ʻia n. carved image, graven image.
lama paʻipaʻi ʻia lit., mixed rum.
maleiʻia vi. to be decked with leis.
hiʻia pas/imp. of hiʻi₁ to hold or carry in the arms, as a child; to bear; to nurse or tend a child...
mahi iʻa vt. aquaculture. lit., cultivate marine animals or plants.
palapala hoʻohiki ʻia n. affidavit.
palaoa hoʻowali ʻia n. dough.
palaoa hoʻowaliʻia n. var. spelling of palaoa hoʻowali ʻia dough.
makemakika hoʻopili ʻia n. applied mathematics. lit., referred mathematics.
ʻiʻo pipi i wili ʻia n. hamburger, ground round steak. lit., ground beef flesh.
kini iʻa n. canned fish.
poʻiiʻa n. predator; to prey; predatory.
piʻia pas/imp. of piʻi₁ to go inland or overland, to go or walk up, climb...
ʻauiʻia n. agentive case.
hui ʻia vs. incorporated, united, joined.
Mokuʻāinahuiʻia n. United States.
lama hoʻohuihui ʻia n. mixed alcoholic drink, cocktail, highball. lit., mixed rum.
pila kīkoʻo hoʻohuihui ʻia n. blanket warrant.
huaʻōlelo hoʻohuiʻia n. compound word.
muimui iʻa n. swarm of fish.
helu hoʻonui ʻia n. multiplicand.

-kia

-kia pas/imp. similar to ʻia.
kīʻā same as pūʻā to feed from mouth to mouth.
kia- a prefix to types of canoes.
kia₁ n. pillar, post, pole; prop, mast of a ship, spar; nail, spike; rod used in snaring birds with...
kia₂ nvt. to concentrate or direct, especially in sorcery; evil force of black magic; a sorcerer might...
kia₃ vt. to steer.
kia₄ n. deer, hart.
kia₅ nvs. dear.
kia₆ n. gear, as in machinery.
ʻĀkia n. Asia; Asian, Asiatic.
ʻākia₁ n. endemic shrubs and trees (Wikstroemia spp.) with small leaves, tiny yellowish flowers, and...
ʻākia₂ n. Solanum nelsoni. Niʻihau.
ʻākia₃ vi. to ferment; very sour, as poi.
ʻākia₄ pas/imp. of ʻaki₁ to take a nip and let go, snap; to nibble, as fish...
ʻĀkia₅ nvs. Asia; Asian, Asiatic.
hakia pas/imp. of haki to break or snap...
hākia nvt. pin, nail, spike; to fasten, nail.
ʻohākia (perhaps a pas/imp., Gram. 6.6.3.)
pākiʻakiʻa vs. wanton.
kākia₁ nvt. to nail down, to wedge or fasten tightly; nail, pin, wedge.
kākia₂ n. cassia.
ʻAkakia n. Arcadia.
kekakia n. stadia, in surveying (RSV), furlong (KJV).
kui kākia n. tack, small nail, wedge, plug.
kalakia n. grace.
malakia rare var. of malahia pas/imp. of mala₁, aching...
mākiʻa conj. maybe, perhaps, probably.
mākia₁ nvs. aim, motto, purpose; to aim or strive for, to concentrate on.
mākia₂ nvt. pin, nail, wedge, spike, stake, bolt; to nail, bolt, pin; crucify, to establish, as a kingdom;...
mākia₃ vt. to set, as a record.
Kalemakia n. Dalmatia.
ʻanakia nvs. anarchy, anarchist.
lanakia n. ranger.
manakia n. manager.
luna kia n. upper part of a pillar, chapiter.
Solowakia n. Slovakia.
Tiekasolowakia n. Czechoslovakia; Czech, but only when referring to the former country of...
lekia vt. to covet.
hale kia n. portico; veranda with pillars; porch of pillars.
ʻekalekia n. church (the organization, not the building; usually pronounced...
luna ʻekalekia n. var. spelling of luna ʻekalesia alderman, lay church official.
kahu ʻekalekia n. pastor of a church.
heluʻekalekia n. church census.
Mālamaihaneʻelekia n. unidentified star.
Kelekia n. Celsius. abb. Klk.
Pelekia nvs. Persia; Persian.
kulekia n. Crusader.
mēkia n. major, as an academic field of specialization.
mekia₁ n. major (the military title).
mekia₂ n. Messiah.
Nū Hamekia n. New Hampshire.
Nūhamekia n. New Hampshire; New Hampshirite, New Hampshireman.
kakiana mekia n. sergeant major.
Melenekia nvs. Melanesia; Melanesian.
Polenekia nvs. Polynesia; Polynesian.
leinekia n. reindeer.
Maikonekia nvs. Micronesia; Micronesian.
kikepepekia n. dyspepsia.
kūpēkia vs. nervously afraid.
hikia vt. to aim carefully, as with stone, spear, or gun.
-kikiʻa hoʻo.kikiʻa Same as hoʻokiʻekiʻe.
hoʻokikiʻa same as hoʻokiʻekiʻe to elevate, promote, lift up; proud, lording it over others, overbearing, disrespectful or disobedient to seniors, vain; promotion, elevation, conceit...
ʻEukalikia₁ n. Eucharist.
ʻeukalikia₂ n. eucalyptus tree.
pilikia nvi. trouble of any kind, great or small; problem, nuisance, bother, distress, adversity, affliction,...
pilikia n. ka ʻimi ʻana i ka pilikia no ka hoʻoponopono ʻana. Troubleshooting.
kūlana pilikia n. jeopardy.
luna wehe pilikia n. representative in the old Hawaiian parliament. lit., officer who removes...
haipilikia n. pest, as any plant or animal detrimental to humans or their interests.
lāʻau make haipilikia n. pesticide. lit., poison (for) pests. also lāʻau haipilikia.
pipilikia redup. of pilikia trouble of any kind, great or small; problem, nuisance, bother, distress...
hoʻoponopono pilikia vt. to solve a problem, i.e. resolve a difficulty. cf. huli hāʻina, ʻimi...
hoʻopilikia to cause trouble, bother, disturb, inconvenience; to lead into difficulty, get into trouble,...
pōpilikia n. trouble, distress, tribulation, straits, disaster, calamity, ordeal, hardship, adversity,...
oeoe haʻina pōpilikia n. siren warning of disaster.
hoʻopōpilikia to cause distress, harm, trouble; to afflict
-pau pilikia hoʻo.pau pili.kia To attend the calls of nature. lit., to put an end to...
hoʻopau pilikia to attend the calls of nature. lit., to put an end to trouble
hoʻopaupilikia see lumi hoʻopaupilikia bathroom...
wahi hoʻopau pilikia n. toilet, rest room.
lumi hoʻopau pilikia n. var. spelling of lumi hoʻopaupilikia bathroom. lit., room (for) relieving discomfort.
lumi hoʻopaupilikia n. bathroom. lit., room (for) relieving discomfort.
polikia nvs. tied tightly, not easily unfastened. fig., severe suffering.
mikia pas/imp. of miki₁,₂ quick, active, nimble, prompt, alert...; to suck in, dip in, to shrink...
Melanikia nvs. Melanesia; Melanesian.
Poinikia nvs. Phoenicia; Phoenician.
Maikonikia var. spelling of Maikonekia Micronesia...
kunikia n. trademark.
ʻuiki ʻā n. filament, as in a light bulb. lit., wick (for) lighting.
ʻokia vs. cutaway.
ʻokia₁ pas/imp. of ʻoki to cut...
ʻOkia₂ n. wind name, Hālawa, Molokaʻi.
Kapadokia var. spelling of Kapakokia Cappadocia...
Keokia n. Georgia; Georgian.
ʻukulele ʻokia n. cutaway ʻukulele.
kaiʻokia vi. separated by sea, spared, set apart, separated (see kānāwai).
kānāwai kaiʻokia n. ...perhaps the most famous kānāwai, promulgated by the god Kāne after the flood...
kōkia var. of kōkī₁ extremity, tiptop, topmost; upper limit...
Kapakokia n. Cappadocia.
Kekokia nvs. Scotland; Scotch, Scottish.
Kekokia n. Scotland; Scot, Scots, Scottish. also Sekotia.
Nowa Kekokia n. Nova Scotia.
lokia nvs. roan, as a horse.
melokia n. melody.
holokia vi. to dart, as a bird.
lolokia n. coconut stem.
pokia n. pole smeared with gum so that birds lighting on it will be caught.
lāʻau kia n. stick for snaring birds.
hukia pas/imp. of huki₁,₂ pull, tug; fit, convulsion...
waiū kia n. condensed milk. lit., deer milk, so called because the first cans of condensed milk had a picture...
kūkia vi. firm, steady, steadfast.
Lūkia n. Russia; Russian.
lukia₁ short for luʻukia coconut fiber lashing...
Lukia₂ nvs. Russia, Russian.
Pelukia₁ nvs. Prussia; Prussian.
Pelukia₂ n. Phrygia.
kūpoukia n. socket in canoe for mast. lit., stand mast pole.
luʻukia nvt. coconut fiber lashing; to lash thus.
pāʻūoluʻukia ornamental sennit lashing of canoe float to outrigger boom, said to have been named for the...
nuʻukia n. vision, as in the vision statement of an organization.
ala nuʻukia n. mission, as in the mission statement of an organization. lit., vision...

-lia

lia var. of liha₁ louse egg...
-lia pas/imp. suffix corresponding to ʻia.
liʻa₁ nvt. strong desire; yearning, amorous; to wish for ardently, crave.
liʻa₂ n. fear, chills.
alia idiom. to wait, stop; before; usually as a command: Stop! Wait a minute!
ālia₁ nvs. salt bed, salt-encrusted area; salty, brackish.
ālia₂ n. name of two kauila or māmane sticks carried by priests before the...
kaʻalia rare pas/imp. of kaʻa₁,₃,₄,₅ to roll, turn, twist, wallow, wind...; to go past, pass by, reach...; to pay...; to manage, run, be in charge of...
hoʻokaʻalia pas/imp. of hoʻokaʻa
paʻalia pas/imp. of paʻa₁ firm, solid, tight, solidified, adhering, durable, fast, fixed...
waʻawaʻalia same as waʻalia to dig a trench...
hoʻowaʻawaʻalia caus/sim of waʻawaʻalia, same as waʻalia to dig a trench... cf....
hoʻowaʻalia pas/imp. of hoʻowaʻa to dig a trench.
haliʻa nvt. sudden remembrance, memory, especially of a loved one; fond recollection; to recall, recollect...
halia₁ pas/imp. of hali carry, fetch...
halia₂ same as hākālia slow...
hoʻohaliʻa to evoke reminiscence or recollection; remembrance; to remind
pokipoki ālia n. brine shrimp, genus artemia. lit., brackish pokipoki.
ālialia same as ālia salt bed, salt-encrusted area; salty, brackish...
ālialia n. marsh, with salt or brackish water and no trees.
hāliʻaliʻa redup. of haliʻa sudden remembrance, memory...
hoʻohāliʻaliʻa remind, reminiscent. caus/sim of hāliʻaliʻa, redup. of hāliʻa....
pālialia var. of ālialia
ūlialia n. coincidence.
kalia₁ pas/imp. of kali₁ to wait, loiter, linger, tarry; loiterer; hesitant, slow...
kalia₂ n. a native tree (Elaeocarpus bifidus), with long-stemmed, ovate leaves and greenish flowers,...
kalia₃ n. a variety of sweet potato.
hākālia vs. slow, dilatory [used idiomatically].
hoʻohākālia to delay, slow down; slow, dilatory; hesitation.
Hunakalia nvs. Hungary; Hungarian.
Hunakalia n. Hungary; Hungarian. also Hunagaria.
pakalia pas/imp. of paka₁,₂ strain; to correct...
ʻAlekanekalia n. Alexandria.
Ikalia nvs. Italy; Italian.
ʻĪkālia n. Italy; Italian.
lōkālia₁ n. coral plant (Russelia equisetiformis), a Mexican low shrubby plant, 30 to 120 cm high, with...
Lōkālia₂ n. Rosalie.
Kaukaliʻa n. star name.
Pulukalia n. Bulgaria, Bulgarian.
Pulukalia n. Bulgaria; Bulgarian.
-pukalia hoʻo.puka.lia To bring forth. Ē ke ao uli, hoʻopukalia mai kīnohinohi (Kep....
hoʻopukalia to bring forth
ʻAukekulalia nvs. Australia; Australian.
ʻiwaʻiwa ʻAukekulalia lit., Australian maidenhair.
mālia rare var. of mālie calm, quiet, serene...
malia₁ pas/imp. of mali₂ to tie, as bait to a hook...
maliʻa₁ same as malia₂ perhaps, maybe...
malia₂ conj. perhaps, maybe (usually followed by o or paha).
maliʻa₂ vt. to recollect, recall.
Somalia n. Somalia; Somalian.
Hikianalia n. name of a star, described as medium-bright and near the equator; visible from April to September;...
Kanalia n. star name (no data).
nānālia pas/imp. of nānā to look at, observe, see, notice, inspect...
kuanalia var. spelling of kuanalio northern heavens and its stars...
hoʻālia to stop, check, restrain, wait
Auseturalia var. spelling of ʻAukekulalia Australia...
Italia var. spelling of Ikalia Italy...
ʻĪtālia n. Italy; Italian.
nuʻalia pas/imp. of nuʻa₁ thick; piled one on top of the other, as leis, mats, or ocean swells...
kawalia n. cavalier.
Pawalia n. Bavaria.
ʻelia pas/imp. of ʻeli to dig, excavate...
kēlia n. terrier.
pekalakelia n. harp (RSV), psaltery (KJV).
makelia n. material.
makelia n. material, a general term but not relating to cloth.
ʻAlekelia n. Algeria; Algerian.
wekelia n. wedelia, a ground cover.
kipikelia n. diphtheria.
ʻīlio kēlia n. terrier.
melia n. all species and varieties of plumeria (Plumeria) or frangipani, small, broad-topped trees,...
pua melia see melia plumeria.
Monepelia n. Montpelier, the capital of Vermont.
Kipelia n. Siberia.
Lipelia n. Liberia.
Lipelia n. Liberia; Liberian.
Hikikauelia n. name of a star; according to some, Sirius.
ʻaihuelia var. spelling of ʻaihueea pas/imp of ʻaihue, to steal, rob, pilfer, filch, cheat...
ʻiliʻā n. a variety of taro.
ʻaʻīlia pas/imp. of ʻāʻili to struggle for breath...; to pull, as weeds...
hailia pas/imp. of haili₁ sudden remembrance...
vigilia var. spelling of wikilia vigil...
hīlia₁ pas/imp. of hili₁,₂,₃,₄
hīlia₂ n. a native bird (no data).
hīkiʻilia pas/imp. of hīkiʻi binding, tying; to tie, bind, make fast...
Kikilia nvs. Sicily; Sicilian.
Kikilia n. Sicilian.
Sikilia var. spelling of Kikilia Sicily...
wikilia n. vigil.
līlia n. any kind of lily.
milia pas/imp. of mili₁ to handle, feel of, fondle, caress...
pilia pas/imp. of pili₁,₃ cling; concern...
Piliʻā n. rain name, Kanikū, Hawaiʻi.
wilia pas/imp. of wili₁ to wind, twist, writhe, crank, turn, screw, drill, bore...
manaʻolia pas/imp. of manaʻo
Peolia n. Peoria.
Monogolia n. Mongolia; Mongolian.
kolia₁ pas/imp. of koli₁ to whittle, pare, sharpen, peel; to trim...
kolia₂ pas/imp. of to draw. pull...
ʻEkuakolia see Kini ʻEkuakolia Equatorial Guinea
Kini ʻEkuakolia n. Equatorial Guinea.
wīkōlia Pua wīkōlia. Rhododendron.
Wīkōlia n. Victoria.
wikolia₁ n. a fine lawn used in dresses; victoria lawn.
Wikolia₂ n. Victoria.
pua wīkōlia n. rhododendron. lit., Victoria flower, named for the Victoria Gardens in...
Monokolia n. Mongolia, Mongolian.
Monokolia n. Mongolia; Mongolian.
lolia pas/imp. of loli₁ change, turn...
mikololia vs. var. spelling of mīkololia changeable or varying in appearance, as the sea.
mīkololia vs. changeable or varying in appearance, as the sea.
hoʻololia caus/sim of lolia,
pololia n. jellyfish.
pololia n. jellyfish.
kūlōlia₁ pas/imp. of kūlō long waiting or enduring.
kūlōlia₂ vs. of changed appearance, as of plants in different seasons (Kep. 89); grief-stricken, said...
pūlōlia pas/imp. of pūlō pass by...
mōlia vt. to set apart for the gods; to sacrifice or offer to the gods; to bless; to curse.
...
kauomolia n. host, as of a parasite.
mikinolia n. magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora), a tree from southeastern United States, with large, white,...
ponolia vs. practical.
pōlia rare pas/imp. of pō₁ dark, obscure, benighted...
ulia nvs. accident; sudden; to come upon suddenly.
ulia n. accident.
aulia pas/imp. of au₂,₃ current, to flow, as a current...; movement, eddy, tide, motion...
ʻaulia pas/imp. of ʻau₁ to swim
kaulia₁ hung, suspended, hanging.
Kaulia₂ n. name of a star called the chief of the month of Ikiiki because it appears in that...
makaʻulia pas/imp. of makaʻu
Hikikaulia var. spelling of Hikikauelia name of a star...
kāmaulia pas/imp. of kāmau₁,₂ to keep on, continue, persevere...; to drink, especially intoxicants...
haʻimaulia n. matrix, i.e. a rectangular array of numbers, symbols or functions which are often added or...
hoʻomaulia vt. to calculate.
naulia pas/imp. of nau chew...
paulia rare pas/imp. of pau₁ finished, ended, through, terminated, completed...
kuʻupaulia pas/imp. of kuʻupau to do with all one's might or strength, exert oneself...
ʻinikua ulia n. accident insurance.
hulia pas/imp. of huli₁,₂ to turn, reverse, to curl over, as a breaker, to change, as an opinion or manner of living...; to look for, search, explore, seek, study...
kūliʻa vt. to desire greatly.
kūlia₁ to stand, halt, etc.
kūlia₂ vt. to try, strive.
kūlia₃ vs. outstanding, fortunate, lucky.
ʻAkulia n. Assyria.
Manakulia n. Manchuria.
ʻAukekulia nvs. Austria; Austrian.
ʻAukekulia n. Austria; Austrian.
melekulia n. Mercury, the metallic element, in chemistry.
Melekulia n. Mercury.
kenekulia n. century.
mokulia pas/imp. of moku to cut
hoʻokūlia caus/sim of kūlia₂, to try, strive...
pukulia pas/imp. of puku₁ to gather together, pucker; shrunken, contracted...
pōulia n. emergency.
keʻena mālama pōulia n. emergency facility, emergency room. lit., room (to) take care of...
poho lāʻau pōulia n. first aid kit. lit., emergency medical pouch.
kuʻulia pas/imp. of kuʻu₂
pupuʻulia pas/imp. of pupuʻu to double up, draw the limbs together...

-mia

mia pas/imp. of mī₁ urine...
-mia pas/imp. suffix.
laʻamia n. calabash tree (Crescentia cujete), introduced from tropical America, fruit used for...
Mekopakamia n. Mesopotamia.
lamia var. spelling of lamie ramie...
lāmia n. lemur.
pāmia vs. used, second-hand.
makekemia n. macadamia.
ʻimia pas/imp. of ʻimi to look, hunt, search, seek...
lūkīmia n. leukemia.
ʻanakomia n. anatomy.
lomia pas/imp. of lomi
ʻumia pas/imp. of ʻumi₁ to strangle, choke, suffocate, stifle, throttle, smother, suppress; to repress, as desire...
haumia nvs. uncleanliness, filth, defilement, abomination; defiled, indecent, obscene, vile, lewd, unclean...
haumia n. pollution.
hoʻohaumia to pollute, defile, befoul, besmirch, contaminate...
hoʻohaumia see kumu hoʻohaumia source pollution...
kumu hoʻohaumia n. source pollution. lit., source causing pollution.
kumia same as kualakai₁ a sea creature.
lumia pas/imp. of lumi₁ to crowd uncomfortably; to overturn, pound, crush, as the surf...
inumia pas/imp. of inu to drink...

-nia

nia vs. smooth, round, bald; calm, as a smooth sea.
-nia pas/imp. suffix.
niʻa nvt. malicious gossip or accusation; slanderous; to accuse falsely or by trapping,...
ʻānia vs. scorched, singed, parched; hot, as an oven.
ania₁ breezy.
ania₂ vs. smooth.
ʻAlabania n. Albania; Albanian.
kahania₁ vs. smooth-shaven, smooth, unclouded.
kahania₂ vs. sour, as of poi.
niania redup. of nia smooth...
niʻaniʻa redup. of niʻa malicious gossip or accusation...
āniania vs. smooth, calm.
ʻāniania redup. of ʻānia scorched...
māniania redup. of mania shuddering sensation as on looking down a great height, or hearing a saw filed; dizziness...
hoʻoniania caus/sim of niania, redup. of nia smooth...
kani ʻā n. dial tone, on a telephone. lit., turned-on sound.
Pelekania nvs. Britain; British.
Pelekānia n. Britain, British; English. cf. Pelekāne. ʻŌlelo Pelekānia....
Kolumepia Pelekania n. British Columbia.
Pekania n. Bethany.
kīkānia₁ n. weed (RSV), tares (KJV). zizania.
kīkānia₂ n. cockleburs (Xanthium spp.), coarse herbs, bearing tenacious burs about 2.5 cm...
kīkānia₃ same as kīkānia haole
ʻakaʻakai kīkānia n. a common variety of onion.
pōpolo kīkānia n. apple of Sodom, yellow-fruited or thorny pōpolo (Solanum sodomeum), from the...
likānia n. litany.
lānia vt. to warm, toast, or wilt over a fire, as young pandanus leaves.
alania vs. smooth, even, not rough.
kalania vs. smooth, as the sea.
walania nvs. anguish, burning pain, woe, torment; anguishing, smarting.
walawalania redup. of walania anguish, burning pain, woe, torment...
wawalania same as walawalania pain.
hoʻowalania to cause pain, wound
mania₁ nvi. shuddering sensation as on looking down a great height, or hearing a saw filed; dizziness; dizzy;...
mania₂ vs. inactive, drowsy, sleepy.
mania₃ same as mani₁, dull, as a blade; slick; smooth, as a water-worn...
mania₄ same as mani₂ cool off, of heat...
mania₅ n. lump, as on the skin.
mania₆ Pena paʻa mania. Enamel.
koea a mania vs. eroded smooth.
pena paʻa mania n. enamel. lit., paint (that) hardens smooth.
kalamania vs. level, even, smooth, as a cliff, calm sea, or sheer surface.
Tasamania n. Tasmania.
kelemania n. var. spelling of kelemānia₂ earthen crock as used for poi, said to have been introduced from Germany.
Kelemānia n. Germany; German.
Kelemānia₁ nvs. Germany; German.
kelemānia₂ n. earthen crock as used for poi, said to have been introduced from Germany.
pipi Kelemānia n. fresh corned beef, as opposed to canned. lit., German beef.
hoʻomania₁ to cause sleepiness, drowsiness, drowsy, sleepy
Romānia n. Romania; Romanian.
laumania vs. smooth, sheer, steep, even.
hoʻolaumania to smooth; to spread out smoothly and evenly; to free of bumps or lumps
hoʻolaumania vt. to smooth, as in a computer program. see laumania, smooth, sheer, steep,...
pania pas/imp. of pani₁ to close, shut, block...
Kepania nvs. Spain; Spanish.
Kepania n. Spain.
hoʻokepania to act like or mimic Spaniards or Spanish.
ʻAlepania n. Albania; Albanian.
Sepania n. Spain, Spanish.
ʻEpipania n. Epiphany.
Betania var. spelling of Pekania Bethany...
Beretania var. spelling of Pelekania Britain...
litania var. spelling of likānia litany...
Beritania var. spelling of Pelekania Britain...
Mauritania n. Mauritania; Mauritanian.
Lituania n. Lithuania.
Tanazania n. Tanzania; Tanzanian.
Lepupalika Hui Pū ʻia ʻo Tanazania n. United Republic of Tanzania.
Kenia n. Kenya; Kenyan.
penikenia n. Sacrament of confession.
walenia var. of walania anguish, burining pain...
welenia same as walania anguish, burning pain, woe, torment...
ʻĀmēnia n. Armenia.
ʻAlemenia nvs. Armenia; Armenian.
Aremenia var. spelling of ʻAlemenia Armenia...
Bosenia n. Bosnia.
penitenia var. spelling of penikenia Sacrament of confession...
ʻaihuenia var. spelling of ʻaihueea pas/imp of ʻaihue, to steal, rob, pilfer, filch, cheat...
Solowenia n. Slovenia.
ʻInia n. East Indian.
ʻĪnia n. India; Indian, i.e. referring to India and its peoples.
ʻĪnia₁ nvs. India; East Indian.
ʻīnia₂ n. the pride of India (Melia azedarach), a tree from the Old World, naturalized in Hawaiʻi. It...
Sadinia var. spelling of Kakinia Sardinia...
Sādīnia n. Sardinia.
kuhinia vs. fat, rich, satiated with rich or fatty food. (See kuhikuhi₂ and -nia).
puaʻakuhinia same as pākahakaha a fern.
kuhikuhinia redup. of kuhinia fat, rich, satiated with rich or fatty food...
Kakinia n. Sardinia.
kākīnia n. sateen.
ʻenekinia n. engineer.
Wilikinia n. Virginia; Virginian.
ʻilinia same as ʻĪnia₂ the pride of India flower and plant.
ninia pas/imp. of nini₁
nininia pas/imp. of ninini
manoninia pas/imp. of manoni mixed feelings as of joy and sorrow, unhappiness...
hoʻomanoninia caus/sim of manoninia, Pas/imp. of manoni mixed feelings as of joy and...
Peneselevinia n. Pennsylvania; Pennsylvanian.
Penekelewinia n. Pennsylvania; Pennsylvanian.
ʻonia pas/imp. of ʻoni to move, stir, shift, fidget, squirm...
Makedonia var. spelling of Makekonia Macedonia...
Makedonia n. Macedonia.
Kaledonia var. spelling of Kalekonia Caledonia...
Nu Kaledonia var. spelling of Nū Kalekonia New Caledonia...
Nūkaledonia n. New Caledonia.
honia pas/imp. of honi₁,₂,₃
paionia nvs. pioneer.
konia pas/imp. of koni
koniā vs. stubborn, unyielding, sulky.
mahakonia n. mahogany, the wood.
Makekonia n. Macedonia.
Kalekonia n. Caledonia.
Nū Kalekonia n. New Caledonia.
kikonia n. stork.
pīkonia n. begonia (garden variety).
pīkōnia n. begonia.
monia pas/imp. of moni₁ to swallow, gulp down, absorb...
ʻamonia n. ammonia.
ʻamonia n. ammonia.
numonia n. pneumonia.
nūmōnia n. pneumonia.
ʻanonia₁ pas/imp. of ʻānoni to mix, interweave, intertwine, mixed. fig., confused, doubtful...
ʻanonia₂ same as alani wai a plant.
hoʻonia to make smooth and even, as in carving; to remove all vestige of vegetation
ponia pas/imp. of poni₁ anoint, consecrate...
ʻEsetonia n. Estonia.
ʻunia n. adult ʻūhini, locust; cricket.
kunia pas/imp. of kuni₁,₂,₃
pekunia n. petunias (Petunia xhybrida), garden herbs grown for their bright, attractive,...
pekunia n. petunia.
punia₁ pas/imp. of puni₁,₂,₃,₄ surrounded, overcome, pervade...; fond of...; deceived...; completed...
punia₂ n. head cold.
punia₃ n. a kind of coconut, the husk of which is chewed for its sweet juice.

-oia

ʻo ia var. spelling of ʻoia₂ he, she, it...
oia to keep doing, persevere, continue.
ʻoia₁ nvs. truth; true. Often used idiomatically to mean this, namely this, namely, thus, that's it, that's...
ʻoia₂ part. ʻo + pron. ia₁, he, she, it.
ʻaeʻoia vi. to be well supplied with comforts and necessities.
lāʻaeʻoia n. past days of youth, strength, beauty, prosperity.
wāʻaeʻoia same as lāʻaeʻoia
hoiʻa n. Niʻihau name of a sea tern.
hoʻia pas/imp. of hoʻi to leave.
naho iʻa n. small school of reef fish, such as manini. also naha iʻa.
kioia see pānini kioia cholla, a kind of cactus...
pānini kioia n. cholla, a kind of cactus.
ko ia var. spelling of kō ia his, her, hers, its...
kō ia same as kona his, her, hers, its...
kōkoia n. beating, as the heart.
hāloko iʻa n. small fishpond.
loia₁ rare var. of loea skill.
loia₂ var. of loio lawyer.
kilo iʻa n.v. a man who observes fish movements from a high place and directs fishermen; to so...
helu komo ʻia n. var. spelling of helu komoʻia multiple.
helu komoʻia n. multiple.
manō iʻa see manō
hoʻopuka hoʻoponopono ʻia n. interim or maintenance release, as of a computer program. lit., cause regulated...
hōʻoia to confirm, affirm, guarantee, audit, verify, profess
hōʻoia vt. to verify, check, give proof, as for a math problem.
palapala hōʻoia n. certificate.
luna hōʻoia n. auditor. lit., proving officer.
luna hōʻoia n. auditor.
kūkulu hōʻoia vt. proof, in math. lit., establish verification.
poʻia same as poʻi₁ cover...

-pia

piʻa n. a kind of yam (Dioscorea pentaphylla), a climber with lobed leaves known throughout...
pia₁ n. Polynesian arrowroot (Tacca leontopetaloides, formerly known as T. pinnatifida),...
pīʻā₁ n. cluster, as of bananas, grapes.
pia₂ n. general name for starch; starch made from arrowroot is called pia Hawaiʻi to distinguish...
pīʻā₂ n. measure of one hand's distance.
pia₃ vs. pale yellow. cf. hala pia, a pandanus, and hēpia, of the ʻilima flower.
pia₄ n. a variety of taro.
pia₅ n. a variety of sweet potato.
pia₆ n. a kind of stone, as used for adzes.
pia₇ n. beer.
pia₈ n. stork.
piapia₁ n.v. the encrusted white matter in the eyes, as from sleeping or sore eyes, "sand" in the eyes; to get...
piapia₂ n. a variety of taro.
piapia₃ n. a variety of sweet potato.
maka piapia n. eyes sticky with viscous matter; watery eyes; insulting epithet for one who does not find what he...
lukapia n. root beer.
ʻAlapia n. Arabia, Arabian.
ʻAlapia₁ nvs. Arabia, Arabian.
ʻalapia₂ n. a heavy cloth resembling serge.
hala pia n. an indigenous variety of pandanus, with keys 4 cm long, canary-yellow and small; head small, about...
Saudi ʻAlapia n. Saudi Arabia; Saudi.
talapia n. tilapia.
Kamapia n. Gambia.
hale hana pia n. brewery.
hēpia nvs. pale yellow, of the domesticated ʻilima flower.
kēpia₁ n. dandruff.
Kēpia₂ name of a wind associated with Hilo.
lole pia n. laundry washed, starched, and dried but not ironed. lit., starch clothes.
Kolomepia n. Colombia; Colombian.
ʻOlumepia n. Olympia.
ʻOlumepia n. Olympia, the capital of Washington.
Kolumepia n. Columbia.
Kolumepia n. Columbia, the capital of South Carolina.
Kalipia n. Caribbean.
keʻokeʻo pia n. bleached muslin of inferior quality, so called because it was weighted down as though with starch...
kōpia n. carbohydrate.
kūlō pia n.v. the long process of sweetening arrowroot starch (pia); to do this.
kulopia vi. to decay, as crops.
haupia n. pudding formerly made of arrowroot (pia) and coconut cream, now usually made with...
hale inu pia n. beer parlor.

-ria

Alekanedaria var. spelling of ʻAlekanekalia Alexandria...
Hunagaria n. Hungary; Hungarian. also Hunakalia.
Bulugaria n. Bulgaria; Bulgarian.
malaria n. malaria.
Maria n. Maria, a crater-free plain on the surface of the moon.
Karapenataria n. Carpentaria.
Bavaria var. spelling of Pawalia Bavaria...
Liberia n. Liberia; Liberian.
Siberia n. Siberia, Siberian.
ʻAlegeria n. Algeria; Algerian.
Naigeria n. Nigeria; Nigerian.
dipiteria var. spelling of kipikelia diphtheria...
Merekuria var. spelling of Melekulia Mercury...
Suria n. Syria; Syrian.
Asuria var. spelling of ʻAkulia Assyria...
keneturia var. spelling of kenekulia century...
Auseturia var. spelling of ʻAukekulia Austria...
ʻAuseturia n. Austria; Austrian.

-sia

sia var. spelling of kia₅ dear...
Asia var. spelling of ʻĀkia₅ Asia...
ʻĀsia n. Asia; Asian, Asiatic.
ʻEulāsia n. Eurasia; Eurasian.
luna ʻekalesia n. alderman, lay church official.
kahu ekalesia var. spelling of kahu ʻekalekia pastor of a church...
Mesia var. spelling of mekia₂ Messiah...
Nu Hamesia var. spelling of Nū Hamekia New Hampshire...
Nūhamesia n. New Hampshire; New Hampshirite, New Hampshireman.
ʻInidonesia n. Indonesia; Indonesian.
Maikonesia n. Micronesia.
Peresia var. spelling of Pelekia Persia...
Peresia n. Persia.
kuresia var. spelling of kulekia Crusader...
Malaisia n. Malaysia; Malaysian.
Tunisia n. Tunisia; Tunisian.
Lusia n. Lucia.
Kana Lusia n. Saint Lucia.
Rusia var. spelling of Lukia₂ Russia...
Rūsia n. Russia; Russian.
Perusia var. spelling of Pelukia₁ Prussia...

-tia

sedatia var. spelling of kekakia stadia...
Dalematia var. spelling of Kalemakia Dalmatia...
Koloatia n. Croatia.
garatia var. spelling of kalakia grace...
lenetia var. spelling of lenekila lentils...
eukalitia var. spelling of ʻeukalikia₂ eucalyptus tree...
eukaritia var. spelling of ʻeukalikia₂ eucalyptus tree...
Eukaritia var. spelling of ʻEukalikia₁ Eucharist...
Secotia var. spelling of Kekokia Scotland...
Sekotia n. Scotland; Scot, Scots, Scottish, Scotia.
Nova Sekotia var. spelling of Nowa Kekokia Nova Scotia...
tōtia n. tortilla.

-uia

uia n. a variety of taro.
ʻauia pas/imp. of ʻaui₁, ₂ to turn aside, digress, deviate, pass by, decline, bend down...; (to swell and roll, as the sea; to pitch...)
lauia n. a parrotfish (Scarus dubius).
huia₁ pas/imp. of hui₂ to join, unite, combine, mix; combination...
Huia₂ n. name of a surfing wave.
ʻāina noho kahu ʻia n. trust territory.
pahu iʻa n. small aquarium box for fish.
hiʻuiʻa n. fishtail fern (Nephrolepis biserrata cv. furcans), a kind of sword fern, with...
wahine hiʻu iʻa n. mermaid. lit., fish-tail woman.
kuʻia₁ (loaʻa-type word). to meet an obstacle, stumble; to waver or be unsettled mentally;...
kuʻia₂ n. sharp, pointed stick, dagger, spear.
kuʻia₃ n. error, as in a computer program.
kuʻia₄ vs. foul, in team sports such as basketball.
haʻakuʻia same as hoʻokuʻia₂ checks and balances, as in government...
koe aku ia idiom. except for this; this is not known or included; I don't know
kuʻikuʻia redup. of kuʻia₁ pas/imp. of kuʻi₁. to meet an obstacle, stumble; to waver or be unsettled mentally; hit...
hoʻokuʻia vt. checks and balances, as in government.
hoʻokūʻia var. spelling of hoʻokuʻia₂ checks and balances, as in government
hoʻokuʻia₁ vt. to foul deliberately, in team sports such as basketball.
hoʻokuʻia₂ checks and balances, as in government
luia same as luhia variety of shark...
haleluia hallelujah.
-ulu iʻa hoʻo.ulu iʻa To cause fish to be numerous, as by prayer.
hoʻoulu iʻa to cause fish to be numerous, as by prayer
heiau hoʻoulu iʻa n. heiau where fish were offered to insure good fishing.
muia pas/imp. of mui₁,₂ assembled; silent...
hamuiʻa vt. carnivore; carnivorous.
ʻenuhe hamuiʻa n. carnivorous caterpillar (Eupithecia spp).
ʻenuhe maʻo hamuiʻa n. leafgreen ambushing inchworm, also called leafgreen carnivorous caterpillar or leafgreen killer...
muimuia₁ pas/imp. of muimui redup. of mui₁, assembled, mui₂, silent...; var. of muli, after, behind...
muimuia₂ vs. inharmonious, of juxtaposed colors, as on tapa or quilt.
kumu iʻa large school of fish, such as akule or aku.
mumuia pas/imp. of mumui assembled, silent...
nūia n. New Year.
hapenūia interj. Happy New Year!
Hape Nūʻia interj. var. spelling of hapenūia Happy New Year!
puīa vs. sweet-smelling, diffused, as fragrance; permeated with perfume, fragrant.
ipu iʻa n. meat dish; fleshpot.
hui pū ʻia united.
Aupuni ʻEmira ʻAlapia Hui Pū ʻia n. United Arab Emirates.
ʻAmelika Hui Pū ʻia n. United States of America; American.
ʻAha Aupuni Hui Pū ʻia n. United Nations (UN). lit., conference of unified nations.
Aupuni Mōʻī Hui Pū ʻia n. United Kingdom.
puipuia redup. of puīa sweet-smelling, diffused, as fragrance...
hoʻopuīa to perfume
puʻu iʻa₁ n. a heap of fish; a string of fish, as on a ti leaf.
puʻu iʻa₂ the hard rounded stomach of some fish, as mullet.

-via

Bolivia n. Bolivia; Bolivian.
Vesuvia var. spelling of Wekuwia Vesuvius...

-wia

kawia see ʻiole kawia Guinea pig...
Lakawia n. Latvia.
Kanakawia n. Scandanavia; Scandanavian.
ʻiole kawia n. Guinea pig.
Iugosolawia n. Yugoslavia; Yugoslavian.
iwi ā n. jawbone.
iwi ā n. jawbone, mandible.
ʻuwia₁ pas/imp. of ʻuwī₁,₂ squeak; twist...
ʻuwia₂ n. a split in a tree.
ʻuwiʻuwia same as ʻuwīʻuwī₄ fermented liquor...
Wekuwia n. Vesuvius.

-ka

-ka     -aka     -eka     -Eka     -eka     -ika     -oka     -rka     -uka    

-ka

 n. tar. also .
ka₁ definite singular article replaced by ke before words beginning with a, e,...
kā₁ nvt. to hit, strike, throw, smite, hack, thrust, toss, fling, hurl, dash, especially with a quick hard...
kā-₁ inclusiveness, in the first person dual and plural pronouns kāua, kākou.
kā₁₀ interj. of mild disapproval, annoyance, or surprise. Oh! So! Goodness! So that's it! Is that so! (If spoken...
kā₁₁ poss. of, belonging to (a-class), as in the possessives kā kākou, our (inclusive), kā...
kā₁₂ n. czar.
kā₁₃ n. tar, asphalt.
ka₂ the one who, the person in question (usually followed by i, completed aspect, and a verb,...
kā₂ nvt. canoe bailer; to bail.
kā-₂ non-productive caus/sim. prefix similar to hoʻo-.
kā₃ n. beater, knee-drum beater made of dried ti leaves or braided fiber.
kā-₃ a prefix indicating a process.
kā₄ n. cross-stitching.
kā₅ n.v. vine, as of sweet potato; to send out a vine, to vine, to grow into a vine.
kā₆ nvi. root cutting, as of breadfruit; to send forth shoots.
kā₇ n. pelvic bone.
kā₈ n. incoming, of a current (au).
kā₉ n. container, hanger.

-aka

aka vs. shadowed, as on computer or in typesetting.
akā conj. but, however, nevertheless, on the other hand, notwithstanding.
ʻaka nvi. to laugh; laughter.
aka- carefully, slowly. cf:
      akaʻai to eat slowly, carefully...
aka₁ n. shadow. cf. hoaka₄.
aka₂ nvi. reflection, image, likeness (Nah. 12.8); faint glimmer preceding the rising of the...
aka₃ n. embryo at the moment of conception.
aka₄ n. newly hatched fish in the stage in which its body is still transparent.
aka₅ n. knuckles, as of hands or ankles; joints of the backbone; node and stalk of kava; kava...
ʻaʻaka₁ vs. surly, cranky, roiled, complaining, irritable, peevish, bad tempered, cantankerous, cross; severe,...
ʻaʻaka₂ vs. dry, as coral of the reef at low tide; parched, wrinkled, dry and thirsty; peeling off, as...
ʻaʻaka₃ n. rocky undersea cavern. PH 219, Malo 26.
ʻaʻaka₄ n. wood of the naio, bastard sandalwood.
leleaaka to hang, suspend, carry on the back, as a child or load.
pīʻaʻaka vs. shrivelled, as grass or leaves. Niʻihau.
kaʻaka n. fellow, chap, wretch, person. slang. (possibly Tahitian, but see mahumahu,...
ʻakaʻaka nvi. to laugh, ridicule; laughter, merriment.
akaaka₁ vs. clear, luminous, transparent, visible, manifest, plain, intelligible; thin, as cloth; shining,...
akaaka₂ n. a white and very thin tapa.
akaaka₃ n. a downy, thorny branching plant (Solanum aculeatissimum), 30 to 90 cm high, from tropical...
akaaka₄ same as aka₅ knuckles, joints...
-māʻakaʻaka hoʻo.mā.ʻaka.ʻaka Same as hoʻomākeʻaka, to cause laughter.
hoʻomāʻakaʻaka same as hoʻomākeʻaka, to cause laughter
ʻoakaaka redup. of ʻoaka₁ open...
hoʻākaaka vt. to clarify, explain, render or make intelligible, provide clearly for, prescribe, describe;...
hōʻakaʻaka to cause laughter, create mirth, jeer, ridicule, pretend to laugh; comic
waiho akaaka vt. to lie or place in full view; easily seen, obvious.
kiʻi hoʻākaaka n. illustration, picture. lit., clarifying picture.
kiʻi hōʻakaʻaka n. cartoon. lit., picture to cause mirth.
mōakaaka nvs. clear, plain, intelligible, manifest; clarity.
hoʻomōakaaka explanation, definition; to explain clearly, clarify, define
pauʻakaʻaka₁ redup. of pauʻaka₁,₂,₃ grotesque, odd...; damaging, unreliable, deceitful...; of no use, fruitless, unproductive...
pauʻakaʻaka₂ same as makuʻu₁, moamoa₂ topknot of hair, pommel, horn, of a saddle...; sharp point at the stern of a canoe...
pauʻakaʻaka₃ n. neck in a house rafter.
pūʻakaʻaka redup. of puʻaka₁, puʻaka₂ bind, tie; work hard without reward...
ʻowakaaka var. spelling of ʻoakaaka open...
kole kaʻaka n. head of penis.
ʻōkole kaʻaka n. rascal anus, an insult chanted by Kamapuaʻa.
maʻaka vs. upper case, capital. cf. naʻinaʻi.
laka maʻaka n. caps lock, as on a computer or typewriter keyboard.
pihi laka maʻaka n. caps lock key, on a typewriter or computer keyboard (preceded by ke). also...
makaʻala maʻaka vt. case sensitive, as in a computer program. lit., alert (for) capitals.
hua maʻaka n. upper case (capital) letter.
hoʻomaʻaka vt. to capitalize (a letter of the alphabet).
kaha hoʻomaʻaka n. three lines drawn under a letter to indicate that the letter is to be capitalized, in proofreading....
niki o nā ʻaka n. var. spelling of niki o nāʻaka jester, clown; clowning.
niki o nāʻaka n. jester, clown; clowning.
hōʻaʻaka vs. to act surly, to pretend to be cross
pakauʻaʻaka vs. cranky, cantankerous.
hoʻopakauʻaʻaka same as pakauʻaʻaka; provocative of crankiness
huaaka n. palindrome, a word or sentence that reads the same backward as forward. lit., reflection...
kuaaka var. spelling of kūakā
puhi baka var. spelling of puhi paka₁ to smoke tobacco...
mūk baka var. spelling of mūki paka pipe lighter...
pōpō baka var. spelling of pōpō paka wad or plug of tobacco...
ipu baka var. spelling of ipu paka tobacco pipe...
Adironadaka var. spelling of ʻAkilonakaka Adirondack...
keaka₁ n. theater, drama, theatrical.
keaka₂ jack (in a deck of cards).
keaka₃ vi. to chat, speak.
-mākeʻaka hoʻo.mā.keʻaka Witty, comic, funny, amusing; to cause laughter, exercise wit or...
hoʻomakeʻaka funny, humorous, witty.
hoʻomākeʻaka vs. witty, comic, funny, amusing; to cause laughter, exercise wit or humor
puke hoʻomakeʻaka n. humorous book, in literature. lit., amusing book.
ʻōlelo hoʻomākeʻaka n. joke, witticism.
hana keaka to act in the theater; show business; a play...
hana keaka vt. to act, as in a play, movie or video production; to act out, as a math problem.
moʻolelo hana keaka n. script, as for a play or movie. usu. moʻolelo.
kameleona keaka n. Jackson chameleon. lit., Jack chameleon.
hale keaka n. theater.
kani keaka n. sound effects, as for a play, movie, or video production. lit., theater...
hailokeaka n. var. spelling of hailōkeaka the card game high-low-jack-and-the-game.
hailōkeaka n. the card game high-low-jack-and-the-game.
leleaka n. light windblown rain or mist.
-leleaka hoʻo.lele.aka To project, as magic lantern slides.
Leleaka n. Milky Way.
leleleaka var. spelling of leleaka light windblown rain or mist...
hoʻoleleaka to project, as magic lantern slides
kiʻi hoʻolele aka n. slide picture shown on a screen by a projector. lit., image enlargement.
kukui hoʻolele aka n. projector, as for lantern slides; magic lantern.
Sufaka var. spelling of Kupaka Suffolk...
haka n. heart, i.e. the shape.
hākā same as hakakā to fight, quarrel; fight, duel, strife...
haka₁ n. shelf, perch, platform; roost, as for chickens; fish spear rack; rack for suspending water...
haka₂ n. recipient; medium, oracle, one possessed.
haka₃ n. crested feather helmet, so called because the crest perches on the helmet.
haka₄ nvs. hole, breach, open space, vacancy; empty, vacant, full of holes or spaces.
haka₅ nvt. to stare, gaze.
haka₆ vt. to place wood in a ground oven, to lay an oven fire.
haka₇ n. heart, hearts, in a deck of cards.
keʻahaka Mākala keʻahaka. Rectus abdominus muscle of the anterior torso.
māʻkala keʻahaka n. rectus abdominus muscle of the anterior torso.
hahaka redup. of haka₄ hole, breach, open space, vacancy...
kahaka n. plant said to have been used for medicine (no data).
kahakā vs. disagreeable, unpleasant. Kaʻū.
hakahaka see kaʻele₁, pani hakahaka, paʻi hakahaka empty and hollow, as of a bowl...; to substitute, fill a vacancy, replace...; blank, as on a questionnaire...
hakahaka₁ vacant space, vacancy, room; blanks, as in a questionnaire; gap; thin, emaciated, especially...
hakahaka₂ same as haka₁ shelf, perch, platform...
kāmaʻa hakahaka n. openwork shoes, sandals. lit., shoes [with] spaces.
keʻahakahaka₁ n. abdomen,
keʻahakahaka₂ n. ladder with crosspieces, a poetic reference to the ladders used to scale Kauaʻi...
uea hakahaka n. wire screen; screen, as on windows. lit., space wire.
maka hakahaka n. sunken eyes, as one long sick; deep pit or hollow; open space, as a clearing in a forest or clear...
limahakahaka n. print, as in handwriting. lit., space hand. cf. limahiō.
paʻi hakahaka n. printing, as contrasted with handwriting (kākau); form, questionnaire; blank, as on a...
paʻi hakahaka vt. to type. Niʻihau.
kīhakahaka vt. to force a wedge into an opening (formerly said of fighting).
pani hakahaka n.v. to substitute, fill a vacancy, replace; substitute, replacement, successor, deputy,...
pani hakahaka n. stand-in, as for an actor in movie or video production (preceded by ke).
kumu pani hakahaka n. substitute teacher.
hao hakahaka n. grate, grill.
hoʻohakahaka full of openings and spaces; to make open spaces, holes
pūhakahaka rare redup. of pūhaka₂ empty...
alahaka n. plank bridge, rough road over ravines or chasms, trestle, ladder.
mahaka n. outline, as a line marking the outer limits of an object or figure. Niʻihau (from...
kāmahaka vt. to make a rubbing, as of petroglyphs.
hoʻomahaka vt. to trace, as a picture. Niʻihau, from māka.
pihanahaka n. volume. abb. phk.
kinona pihanahaka n. space figure, in math. lit., volume figure.
kaulanahaka n. bridge, trestle.
kuahaka vs. surging, swelling, as waves.
luahaka n. outhouse.
piwa haka n. beaver hat.
kehaka n. badger.
halehaka n. hollyhock (Althaea rosea), introduced.
mahiole haka see haka₃ crested feather helmet, so called because the crest perches on the helmet...
ʻAmehaka n. Amherst.
pani haka lit., closing breach.
ʻohaka same as the more common ʻolohaka empty, sunken, hollow...
kohaka rare var. of koaka₂ quarter...
olohaka n. shelf.
ʻolohaka nvs. empty, sunken, hollow, as eyes or cheeks; emptiness, deficiency, deficit.
hoʻohaka to make openings holes, spaces; to create space; full of holes. fig., hungry.
pōhaka n. splotch, spot, dot; small area, as a bald spot; a spot in a design.
pohapohaka redup. of pōhaka splotch, spot, dot; small area, as a bald spot...
ʻauhaka nvs. spindle-legged; spindleshanks; an animal with slender legs.
kūhaka vs. of high position, as one possessed by the gods. lit., stand perch.
uluhaka n. elevated place in the high chiefʻs house where those of rank might rest.
kumuhaka₁ n. shelf.
kumuhaka₂ same as akua lele flying god, usually a poison god sent to destroy, sometimes in the form of fireballs...
akua kumu haka n. similar to akua hānai₁,spirits sent out to destroy an enemy...; akua...
pūhaka₁ n. loins, waist.
pūhaka₂ same as hakahaka empty.
aʻa pūhaka n. girdle, belt. lit., loin belt.
ʻaʻa pūhaka n. var. spelling of aʻa pūhaka girdle, belt. lit., loin belt.
iwi pūhaka n. pelvic bone.
iaka n. yak.
aia kā interj. There now! So it's there after all!
kaiaka vs. diluted.
kaiaka₁ nvi. weakened and watery fluid, as coffee, thinned-down milk; to be watery.
kaiaka₂ n. see waʻa kaiaka kayak...
waʻa kaiaka n. kayak.
hoʻokaiaka vt. to dilute.
wai aka n. water showing a reflection; name of a Nuʻuanu pool.
zodiaka var. spelling of kokiaka zodiac...
eia kā idiom. so at last, then.
Iʻaleleiaka n. Milky Way. lit., fish jumping in shadows.
kahiaka old var. of kakahiaka, morning.
kakahiaka n. morning. (cf. Tahitian ʻaʻahiata, dawn.)
aloha kakahiaka good morning...
ʻaina kakahiaka n. morning meal, breakfast.
lihilihi kakahiaka n. hairy spurge (Euphorbia hirta). Niʻihau.
ʻehu kakahiaka n. the dust of morning. fig., dawn, youth, a shower that clears quickly.
Hiʻiaka₁ n. first part of the names of the twelve younger sisters of the goddess Pele; the youngest...
hiʻiaka₂ n. a rare variety of taro with bronze-red leaf and stem, used in medicine.
kākuaohiʻiaka same as pāʻūohiʻiaka a beach vine.
leiohiʻiaka n. a small native tree (Pelea elliptica and related species), related to the...
panohiʻiaka n. a bird (no data).
pāʻūohiʻiaka₁ n. a native beach vine (Jacquemontia sandwicensis), in the morning-glory family, with pale...
pāʻūohiʻiaka₂ n. a kind of red seaweed with wide, thin thallus. Perhaps same as limu hāʻula.
pāʻūohiʻiaka₃ n. same as lepeohina a seaweed.
pāʻūohiʻiaka₄ n. a variety of taro: petiole and leaf have smoky look; corm white, used to make good, gray...
pāʻūohiʻiaka₅ n. a variety of sweet potato.
kiʻiaka n. slide, i.e. a photographic transparency.
mīkini hoʻolele kiʻiaka n. slide projector. lit., machine (for) projecting slides. also mīkini...
kiaka n. teak, a kind of wood.
kokiaka n. zodiac.
haili aka n. shadowy form of a ghost.
piniaka n. piñata.
koniaka n. all kinds of asters.
poniaka n. poniard.
kakā nvi. domesticated duck; to quack.
kaka₁ vt. to rinse, clean.
kākā₁ nvt. to strike, smite, dash, beat, chop; to thresh or beat out, as grain (Ruta 2.17); to...
kaka₂ vs. arched; curving from end to end, as the top of a canoe.
kākā₂ vs. odorous, either fragrant or otherwise; to make an odor.
kaka₃ same as kakaka₁ bow for shooting arrows...
kākā₃ nvi. to excrete; dirty, excreta (a euphemism, taught to children).
kaka₄ same as kakaka₂ deep-sea fishing with weighted line...
kākā₄ nvi. to fish, as for uhu, parrot fish, with a square net (FS 39) or ulua with...
kaka₅ n. cluster.
kaka₆ n. gas.
akaka var. spelling of akaaka₁ clear, luminous, transparent...
akāka vs. var. spelling of akaaka₁ clear...
ʻakaka₁ nvi. a rent, split, chink, separation; to crack, split, scale
ʻakaka₂ n. agate.
hakaka n. myrtle.
hakakā vt. to fight, quarrel; fight, duel, strife.
ʻimi hakakā nvi. to look for a fight; one doing so, antagonistic.
hoʻohakakā to provoke a fight
kakaka₁ nvt. bow for shooting arrows; crossbow; the shooting of a bow; bent, as a bow; to shoot, as a...
kakaka₂ n. deep-sea fishing with weighted line.
kakaka₃ redup. of kaka₁ to rinse, clean...
kakaka₄ n. a sweet potato, usually qualified by the terms ʻili paheʻe, smooth skin, or ʻili...
kakakaka redup. of kaka₁ to rinse, clean...
nakakaka redup. of naka₂ crack open...
mukakaka same as nakakaka cracked.
nakaka redup. of naka₂ crack open...
ʻonakaka same as nakaka
ʻAkilonakaka n. Adirondack.
hoʻonakaka caus/sim of nakaka, redup. of naka₂ crack open...
hoʻākāka vt. to explain, clarify. see ʻaoʻao hoʻākāka.
ʻaoʻao hoʻākāka n. cover page. lit., explanation page.
ʻōlelo hoʻākāka n. introduction, as in a book. lit., word (of) explanation.
mōakāka vs. clear, plain, intelligible.
pākākā₁ nvs. low and broad, especially of a wooden bowl or door; a low, wide wooden bowl, according to...
pākākā₂ n. a variety of gourd: squatty, small, used for meat and fish (ipu kai).
pākākā₃ slab, as of salted pork.
pākākā₄ vt. to inflate, blow up, as a balloon with air.
pākākā₅ to skim...
puka pākākā low side door in a house, not the main door, through which one must stoop to enter FS...
pahi pākākā n. chopping knife of any kind.
hoʻopākākā to shape into a low, wide door or bowl
nīnau pākākā n. leading question.
heluhelu pākākā vt. to skim read.
Kanekaka n. Kansas.
hīkāka nvi. var. spelling of hīkākā to stagger...
hīkākā nvi. to stagger, totter, reel; spreading, as vines (Kep. 157); unsteady...
mahīkākā same as hīkākā to reel, stagger.
Kikaka n. Sitka.
Konekikaka n. Connecticut.
pīkākā var. of pākākā low and broad, as a bowl...
pīkaka₁ vs. smooth, polished.
pīkaka₂ same as pīkaʻo₁ dehydrated food...
ʻOkaka n. a particular company of soldiers belonging to Kamehameha.
waihokāka var. spelling of waiho akaaka to lie or place in full view...
Kokaka nvs. Cossack.
pokaka n. potash.
pokakā short for pokakaʻa revolving, wheel...
ʻapokaka n. apostate.
ūkākā n. female of ʻōʻō and ʻōʻū, birds.
aukaka n. deep coral bed with overlapping ledges where fishes hide.
Alebukaka var. spelling of ʻAlepukaka Albuquerque...
kūkaka similar to kaka₁, translated 'purified' by Emerson. cf. Malo text, Chapter 26, section...
pukaka n. buzzard.
pukakā vi. to cackle, cluck.
pūkākā vi. to flee, as in fright; scattered.
ʻAlepukaka n. Albuquerque.
laka n. lock; to lock.
lākā n. lascar [East Indian sailor].
laka₁ vs., vt. tame, domesticated, gentle, docile; attracted to, fond of; to tame, domesticate,...
laka₂ nvt. lock, padlock; to lock.
laka₃ n. lark.
Laka₄ goddess of the hula, maile, ʻieʻie, and other forest plants (UL...
Laka₅ a hero whose log, which was felled for a canoe, was found growing upright the following...
Laka₆ a god worshiped by canoe makers; also known as Kuʻōhiʻalaka (upright ʻōhiʻa tree...
ʻĀlaka n. Alaska.
ʻĀlaka n. Alaska; Alaskan.
halakā see pāʻū halakā
pāʻū halakā according to Emerson, shielding of one's modesty with the hand; also said of the...
pāʻūhalakā var. spelling of pāʻū halakā shielding of one's modesty with the hand; also said of the sea...
ʻōhiʻa Laka n. a legendary ʻōhiʻa tree that bore only two flowers, a red one on an eastern branch and a...
Kuʻōhiʻalaka the father of Hikuikanahele.
kalaka₁ n. truck (vehicle).
kalaka₂ carat.
lakalaka redup. of laka₁ tame...
hoʻolakalaka redup. of hoʻolaka to tame
kemokalaka nvs. democrat; democratic.
kemokalaka democratic
ʻAlalaka n. Ararat.
malaka₁ nvs. mulatto.
Malaka₃ n. Malacca.
hemalaka n. hemlock.
palaka n. shirt, with short or long sleeves.
palaka₁ nvs. indifferent, inactive, uninterested, lax, listless, apathetic, oblivious, careless or negligent in...
palaka₂ n. a fish (no data).
palaka₃ n. a checkered shirt, usually blue and white, of block-print cloth; in the 19th century, a coarse work...
palaka₄ n. block, as block and tackle.
palaka₅ nv. plug; to plug in. Niʻihau.
palaka₆ n. block, i.e. the child's toy.
Nepalaka n. Nebraska.
Nepalaka n. Nebraska; Nebraskan.
niho palaka n. prong of electrical plug. lit., plug tooth.
kopalaka n. cobalt.
hoʻopalaka to feign indifference; indifferent, etc
kupalaka vs. var. spelling of kūpalaka₁ congested; blocked, as stagnant water.
kūpalaka₁ vs. congested; blocked, as stagnant water.
kūpalaka₂ vs. too loose, large, as of a garment.
kelaka n. tract.
kelaka see manu kelaka thrasher, thrush-like bird...
manu kelaka n. thrasher, a bird related to the thrush.
ʻokepelaka n. vulture (RSV), ossifrage (KJV).
ʻIlaka n. Iraq; Iraqi. also ʻIraka.
ʻaila kā n. petroleum. lit., tar oil.
pailaka nvt. pilot; to pilot.
mile pailaka vs. nautical mile, a measure of distance. lit., pilot mile.
ʻoneki pailaka n. flight deck, as on a spaceship. lit., pilot deck.
silaka n. silica.
kolaka n. raven.
hoʻolaka vt. to tame, domesticate; to treat with kindness, as a child or animal, so as to familiarize with...
pōlaka n. city block.
kapolakā vs. mysterious, unfathomable.
pahu laka n. locker.
helu laka n. combination, as for a lock. lit., lock number.
maka see entries under palaoa.
māka nvt. mark, marker, blaze, target; to mark; grade (school mark)...
māka n. target.
mākā n. a kind of stone (perhaps pronounced māka).
mākā n. obsidian.
maka₁ n. eye, eye of a needle, face, countenance; presence, sight, view; lens of a camera.
For...
maka₂ n. beloved one, favorite; person. cf. makamaka (very common), makana, pula,...
maka₃ n. point, bud, protuberance; center of a flower, including usually both the stamens and pistils;...
maka₄ n. mesh of a net, mesh in plaiting; stitch, in sewing.
 
maka₅ vs. raw, as fish; uncooked; green, unripe, as fruit; fresh as distinct from salted provisions;...
maka₆ probably same as manu, canoe bow and stern pieces
maka₇ n. a seaweed. see alani and below.
maka₈ n. varieties of sweet potato.
maka₉ n. recognition token.
ʻaʻā maka n.v. to stare or glare with wide-open eyes, as in desire, fear, or intent to frighten; one who does...
pukaamaka vi. to seal an affinal relationship by the birth of a child. lit., appear to eye.
hōʻaʻā maka v. to stare, etc.
-kēāmaka hoʻo.ke._a.maka Selfish, ungracious, as one eating in the presence of others;...
hoʻokē ā maka var. spelling of hoʻokēāmaka selfish...
hoʻokēāmaka selfish, ungracious, as one eating in the presence of others; partial;...
ʻahamaka₁ n. hammock, as of tapa, fastened to the manuea, center support of a house; hammock in...
ʻahamaka₂ n. cord with which edges of cracks in gourd bowls were sewn together in crisscross patterns suggestive...
ʻahamaka₃ n. strangling in lua fighting, as with green vines.
ʻahamaka₄ n. secret meeting of priests to pray for a chief.
iʻa maka n. raw fish.
-kāmaka hoʻo.kā.maka Male homosexuality; to practice such. (Malo 67, Emerson note.)...
mahaka maka n. eye liner. lit., eye tracing.
kākāmaka nvt. raw salted meat; to cut raw meat into large pieces and salt it. lit., chop raw.
pulakamaka n. a variety of sweet potato.
makamaka₁ n. intimate friend with whom one is on terms of receiving and giving freely; pal, buddy; host. fig.,...
makamaka₂ redup. of maka raw, fresh.
makamaka₃ n. buds, as forming on the corm of a taro.
kāmakamaka₁ vi. fresh, alive, as of leaves or fresh fish; to lay green leaves on an oven (Kep. 163); mulch...
kāmakamaka₂ n. prayer asking forgiveness. cf. maka, fresh, raw, and kalokalo.
kāmakamaka₃ vt. to tie securely with ropes.
kekaloakāmakamaka n. a religious service, especially for dedication of timber for a temple building, or to dedicate a...
hoʻokāmakamaka to ask forgiveness, to seek restoration of friendship.
ʻōmakamaka to leaf out or bud afresh.
hoʻomakamaka to befriend, be a friend to, make a friend, cause to be friends. cf....
Kalikamaka same as Kalikimaka
kuhi hewa o ka maka optical illusion. lit., illusion of the eyes.
hoʻokāmaka male homosexuality; to practice such.
pauka maka n. eye shadow. Niʻihau.
palapala maka n. manuscript. lit., raw document.
kaula maka n. rope made of willow or other green bark or branch. lit., green cord.
mamaka₁ vi. to put forth buds, to bud; green.
māmaka₁ nvi. horizontal carrying stick, borne over the shoulders; to carry this stick.
mamaka₂ n. a variety of kava.
māmaka₂ n. a game: one person grasps his own ankles from the back; others stick a māmaka pole between...
māmaka₃ n. bearer, traveler.
ʻawa mamaka n. a variety of kava with short internodes and light-green stalk, reported at Wainiha,...
ʻAlemamaka n. Alma Mater.
ʻōmamaka same as ʻōmakamaka redup. of ʻōmaka₁, to leaf out or bud afresh...
hoʻōmamaka caus/sim of ōmamaka, same as ʻōmakamaka redup. of...
kaʻamāhana maka vi. metaphase, i.e. the second step in mitosis. lit., beginning replication.
nānā maka vt. to look at without helping; indifference to one in trouble; heartless.
lena māka n. sighter, as for surveying. lit., sight (a) target.
pena maka n. makeup; to put on makeup. lit., paint (the) face.
palaoa maka n. flour.
palaoa maka n. flour.
hoʻāʻoamaka n. trial, as a test in a probability experiment, in math.
puʻukoāmaka n. a law or taboo pertaining to the god Ka-hō-āliʻi only; the one breaking the law was said...
moʻa maka vs. barely cooked. lit., cooked raw.
ake maka n. edible raw liver.
ʻike maka nvt. eyewitness, witness as to a will, eyesight, visual knowledge; visible; to see or witness...
pale maka n. veil that conceals the face, especially as worn by Arab women. mask,...
pelemaka n. magma. lit., raw lava.
nupa pelemaka n. magma chamber. lit., magma cave.
pōhaku pelemaka n. igneous rock, i.e. rock formed by the solidification of molten magma. lit., magma...
Denemaka n. Denmark; Dane; Danish.
Kenemaka nvs. Denmark, Dane; Danish.
Kenemaka n. Denmark; Dane; Danish.
kuʻemaka n. eyebrow. See ex., nunu₂, and saying, ʻeaʻea.
kuʻemaka see pena kuʻemaka eyebrow pencil...
pena kuʻemaka n. eyebrow pencil. Niʻihau.
kuʻekuʻe maka n. var. spelling of kuʻekuʻemaka eyebrow.
kuʻekuʻemaka n. eyebrow.
hoʻokuʻekuʻemaka to frown
hoʻokuʻemaka to frown, scowl
hoʻokuʻemaka vi. to frown.
hulu kuʻemaka n. eyebrow.
ʻīmaka n. watchtower; lookout, observation point.
ʻīmaka n. lookout, scenic view-point.
kāpiki ʻai maka n. lettuce. lit., cabbage eaten raw.
palai maka see palai₂ confusion...
ipu ʻai maka n. watermelon, melon. lit., melon to eat raw.
waimaka n. tears. lit., eye water.
ʻahaʻaina waimaka n. feast of tears, held on the first anniversary of a death, a happy occasion, as the death by this...
huawaimaka n. collection of dew or rain water, pool.
pena lihilihi maka n. mascara. Niʻihau.
ʻōnohi maka n. pupil of the eye.
uhi maka n. veil, mask.
Kalikimaka nvs. Christmas.
pua Kalikimaka n. poinsettia. lit., Christmas flower.
Mele Kalikimaka interj. Merry Christmas.
Ahiahi Kalikimaka n. Christmas Eve, Christmas night.
lāʻau Kalikimaka n. Christmas tree.
pōpō wehi lāʻau Kalikimaka n. Christmas ball, the tree ornament.
Karikimaka var. spelling of Kalikimaka Christmas...
kapu holoi maka n. wash basin.
kuapoʻimaka n. eyelid.
ʻūpoʻi maka n. eyelid.
Bisimaka n. Bismarck, the capital of North Dakota.
ʻōmaka₁ nvi. budding; beginning; source, as of a stream; to leaf out or bud; to nip off; rising of the...
ʻōmaka₂ n. nipple.
ʻōmaka₃ n. foreskin.
ʻōmaka₄ n. Hilo name for the makiawa, herring.
ʻōmaka₅ n. belted wrasse fish (Stethojulis balteata).
ʻili ʻōmaka n. foreskin.
kōmaka see nihokōmaka a fish.
nihokōmaka n. a kind of fish (no data).
Pokomaka n. Potomac.
pōʻalo maka n.v. to gouge out the eyes; an eye gouge for torturing criminals. fig., an ungrateful person who repays...
iwi ʻanoʻano maka n. ovule. lit., immature seed shell.
hoʻomaka vt. to begin, start, initiate; commence; to appear, of a child's first tooth; to put forth buds;...
hoʻomaka vt. to begin, start, as a computer program. see haʻalele; hopunaʻōlelo...
pae hoʻomaka n. beginning or introductory level.
Potomaka var. spelling of Pokomaka Potomac...
ʻumaka same as māmaka₁ carrying pole.
ʻaumaka same as ʻauamo carrying pole.
kaumaka similar to kau ka maka, to desire, to long to see, to think of...
pulakaumaka n. a person one thinks of constantly, either because of affection or from a desire to injure or take...
hoʻopulakaumaka to cherish
papakaumaka n. screen, as on a TV or computer monitor. lit., flat surface (for) fixing eyes...
pahu papakaumaka n. monitor, as for a computer or in movie or video production. lit., screen...