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yno Hawaiian term.

ya

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yachtmoku peʻa.

yakiaka.

yamuhi (oceanic; for various kinds, see uhi and entries that follow it; not to be confused with sweet potato). also: pālau, ulehihi, hoʻonohonoho, lehua, piʻa, poni, laha, niʻihau, ʻālela, uhi ʻālela. bitter yam, hoi; piʻoi (kauaʻi; cf. ʻalaʻala). yam pudding, piele.

YangtzeIanasī

yard₁unit of measure. , iwilei, pio.

yard₂spar. .

yard₃enclosure. . house yard, pā hale.

yardunit of measurement. ʻīā. no abbreviation. cubic yard. ʻīā paʻaʻiliono.

yardsticklāʻau ana.

yarn₁spun material. pāniani, lopi huluhulu.

yarn₂story. kole, moʻolelo.

yarnpāaniani. see knit.

yawnhāmama, hoʻohāmama.

yawnpūhā₆

yawnpūhā₆

yawssee ulcer.

ye

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yeʻolua, ʻoukou.

yeahalso isn't that so, right; used only at the end of a sentence or phrase. ē. see Hawaiian entry.

yearmakahiki. New Year, Makahiki Hou. leap year, makahiki lele ʻoi, makahiki lā keu. Happy New Year, Hauʻoli Makahiki Hou.

yearmakahiki. abb. mh. light year, makahiki holo kukuna .

yearbookannual. puke hoʻohaliʻa makahiki.

yearlingpipi kolo (beef).

yearlymakahiki, kūmakahiki, i kēlā me kēia makahiki.

yearnake,ʻiʻini, nipo, ninipo, niponipo, liʻa, haʻe, ʻīloli, hoʻīloli.

yeasthoʻohū, .

yeast.

yellʻuwā, hoʻōho; ʻea (rare).

yellowmelemele, lena, ʻōlena, ʻōlenalena, lenalena. also: mālena, pualena, kamalena, mele, memele, pua hau; pala (as leaves). pale yellow, hālena, pia, hēpia, nāʻū. golden yellow, pala luhiehu. reddish-yellow, pala ʻehu. to begin to turn yellow, hāʻama.

yellow jackethopeʻō.

yellow redʻula lena.

Yellow SeaKai Melemele.

Yellow Seake Kai Melemele.

yellowfin tunaʻahi.

yellowishhālenalena, hālena, lenalena, nenanena, hālelo, ʻano melemele. also: lena, lelo, pōlena, mea; kēhue (as soil).

yellowtailsame as amberjack

yelpʻalalā, ʻalalī.

YemenSouth Yemen; also South Yemenite, South Yemeni. Iemene Hema. North Yemen; also North Yemenite, North Yemeni. Iemene ʻĀkau.

yesʻae, ʻē; ō (giving permission); (in answer to a call by name, or to acknowledge a name chant in oneʻs honor); ʻū (signifying listening).

yesterdaynehinei, inehinei. day before yesterday, nehinei ā ia lā aku.

yet₁still. naʻe. not yet, koe, ʻaʻole.

yet₂see but.

yi

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yield₁to produce. hua, hoʻohua; hua loaʻa.

yield₂to agree. ʻae, kuʻu.

yieldto yield, as in traffic. hōʻae. yield sign. hōʻailona hōʻae.

yieldsustained yield, as in crop production. loaʻa paʻa mau.

yl

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ylang-ylanglanalana.

yo

yod    yog    yok    yol    yon    yor    yos    you    yoy    

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yodelhoʻōeoe.

yogurtwaiūtepe. frozen yogurt. hauwaiūtepe.

yokekua (of a holokū). also: ʻauamo, lei. to yoke or harness together, kaulua. ox yoke, kua pipi, lei pipi.

yokefellowhoa paʻahana.

yolkkauō melemele (of an egg).

yolkegg yolk. kauō melemele, kauō. see white.

yonderʻō, i ʻō, maʻō.

Yorksee New York.

YorktownIōkakaona, Iokataona.

YosemiteIosemite. see national park. Yosemite National Park. Pāka Aupuni ʻo Iosemite.

youʻoe (singular); ʻolua (dual); ʻoukou (plural); kēnā; (rare). vocative, ē, ʻea. you here (sometimes affectionate), eia nei, ei nei. you over there, eia ala, eia lā. for, by you, nāu. to, toward, for you, nou, i ou, iā ʻoe.

you dummyalso I told you so, Don't you forget it, You should know; used only at the end of a sentence or phrase. ā. see Hawaiian entry.

You should knowsee you dummy.

youngʻōpio, ʻōpiopio. also: kiokio; kaekae (as an attractive woman); moʻo, moʻomoʻo, ʻalapuʻu; ʻouo (of animals); pua, ʻōhua (of certain fish); ʻōilo (as of ʻōʻio or eel). young people, poʻeʻōpiopio, poʻe uʻi.

Young People's Christian Endeavor SocietyHōʻikaika Kalikiano; ʻAhahui ʻŌpiopio ʻImi Pono o Karisto (old name).

youngermuli, muli iho, hope, ʻōpio. younger branch of family, muʻo.

youngesthope loa, muli loa.

youngsterkeiki, ʻōpio, ʻohā.

your₁singular possessed object, singular. kou (o-class); kāu (a-class); (neutral class).

your₂singular possessed object, dual. kō ʻolua (o-class); kā ʻolua (a-class).

your₃singular possessed object, plural. kō ʻoukou (o-class); kā ʻoukou (a-class).

your₄plural possessed objects, singular. ou (o-class); āu (a-class).

your₅plural possessed objects, dual. o ʻolua (o-class); a ʻolua (a-class).

your₆plural possessed objects, plural. ō ʻoukou (o-class); a ʻoukou (a-class). for other uses of k-less (zero-type) possessives, see (Gram. 8.4.2).

yoursnou, no ʻolua, no ʻoukou, nāu, na ʻolua, na ʻoukou. see your.

yourselfʻoe iho, ʻoe ponoʻī. see bone.

youthʻōpio, ʻōpiopio, uʻi, ohi, ʻouo; liko (fig.). see sayings, lana₁, wini₁, morning. time of youth, wā ʻōpiopio, wā uʻi, wā heuʻole, ʻehu kakahiaka.

youthfulʻōpiopio, uʻi, ʻouo.

yoyoioio.

yu

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Yugoslaviaalso Yugoslavian. Iugosolawia.

Yukon TerritoryKelikoli Iukona

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