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oa    od    oe    of    og    oh    oi    ok    ol    om    on    oo    op    or    os    ot    ou    ow       

o₁  prep. of. This o forms part of the possessives, as koʻu, kou, kona, kō laila. Note idiomatic use, as below. (Gram. 9.6)   PPN *(ʻ)o. IDI

ʻAʻohe mea o loko.Nothing inside.

ʻAʻole ʻili o ka puke.The book has no cover.

ma o ke Akua alohabecause of God's love

o  prep. Of; belonging to; ka hale o ke alii, the house of the chief; it is synonymous with ko; as, ko ke alii hale, the chief's house; but the words require to be differently disposed. In a few words it is interchangeable with a. see A prep. As, ka pane ana o ka waha, and ka pane ana a ka waha, the opening of the mouth.

o₂  conj. or, lest, if. (Gram. 11.1)  

o  conj. Lest. This is one form of the subjunctive mood; as, mai ai oukou o make, eat not lest ye die; also. Nah. 14:42.

o₃  see ma o, in terms of, in math... MTH

ō₁  nvi.
  • to answer, reply yes, agree, say, talk;
  • halloo, yes (in reply);
  • tinkling, tolling, or chime of a bell;
  • resonance, as generated by the thumping of a gourd drum on a pad;
  • sound of whistling (Kauaʻi);
  • sound of peacocks;
  • to make such sounds.
[PPn *oo, yes, response to call: *(q)oo] [Ka pane ʻana ke kāhea ʻia ka inoa o kekahi poʻe.]MUS

E uhaele kākou i kahakai Ō, e uhaele ʻiʻo aku kākou.Let's go to the beach. Yes, let's do go.

Kou inoa, e ō mai.Your name chant, answer. (FS 199)

o  To answer to a call. Ier. 7:13. To answer to one's name when called; aohe i o mai, he answered not. s. The sound of a small bell; a tinkling sound. see oe.

ō₂  vi.
  • to remain, endure,
  • survive,
  • continue, go on, continuing.
  • exist;
. see oia, oia mau nō, malu. [Ka mau ʻana o kekahi mea no ka wā lōʻihi a i ʻole ka wā mau loa. Mau; ola mau.],₁₄

Ā pēlā paha i ai ke ō ʻana o kona inoa.Probably thereby assuring the perpetuation of his name.

Ke ō nei kēlā mele.That song still survives now.

waihona ōendowment fund. lit., fund (which) endures (also: waihona kālā kūmau)

ō₃  n. food provisions for a journey, especially at sea; sea rations. [(FJ) PPn *ʻoho, provisions for a journey] [Ka meaʻai i hōʻiliʻili ʻia a e lawe ʻia ana hoʻi ma ka huakaʻi hele.]₁₃

hoʻōto provide food for a journey

o  s. Provision for a journey; traveling food. Puk. 12:39. E hoomakaukau oukou i o no oukou, prepare food for yourselves (for your journey); provision for a voyage; ke kalua iho la no ia o ke o holo i ka moana, that was the preparing the provision to go on the ocean.

ō₄  n. sprit of a sail or spar.

o  s. The sprit of a sail.

ō₅  short for one, sand, in place names, as Keōkea, the white sand.

ō₆  imperative marker, perhaps less emphatic than the more common e. see ex. ʻī₁. [Like me “e” ma ke kauoha ʻana.]₁₀

Ō hele kāua.Let's go.

Ō uhaele mai.Won't you come.

o  is sometimes prefixed to the imperative mood instead of e; as, o hele oe, go thou, instead of e hele oe; o hoi oukou i na la ekolu, return ye for three days. In this case, for the sake of euphony, the o may take a u after it; as, ou hoi olua, return ye two.

ō₇  short for the part. , as after prepositions.

Holo akula ʻoia mai ō lāua nei aku.He ran from the two of them. (Laie 603 [178])

Kiʻi mua akula ʻoia ma ō Kapahaihaoa [Kapūkaʻihaoa].He first looked for Kapahaihaoa [Kapūkaʻihaoa]. (Laie 595 [174])

ʻo-  same as ʻō- (cf. ʻolalau); pronounced ʻow- before e (ʻoehuehu); the -w- need not be written unless the following vowel is the initial sound of a recognizable base, as ʻowala, to turn over (cf. wala, to tilt). PCP *ko(o)-.

ʻo  part. marking the subject, being especially common before names of people, the interrogative wai, and the pronoun ia. ʻo also marks apposition (Gram. 9.13). (Gram. 9.2)   [(FJ) PPn *ko, specifier particle (preposed)]

Make ʻoia iaʻu.I killed him. (lit., died indeed subject-he by-me).

me kāna wahine ʻo Hinawith his wife, Hina

ʻO au .It's I.

ʻO hea?Where?

o  This letter is prefixed to nouns, both common and proper, as well as to pronouns, to render them emphatic or definite. This o should be carefully distinguished from o the preposition. It may be called the o emphatic. It is used in particularizing one or more persons or things from others. The o emphatic stands only before the auikumu or nominative case. Gram. § 53.

ʻo2  abbreviation for ʻoki hapalua (bisect). MTH

ʻō-  similitude prefix sometimes translated somewhat, -ish: cf. aʻa, fibrous, ʻōaʻa, somewhat fibrous. ʻō- is pronounced ʻōw- before a (ʻōaʻa) and i (ʻōiwi) but -w- need not be written unless the following vowel is the initial sound of a recognizable base, as ʻōwili, bundle (cf. wili, to roll up). (Gram. 6.3.1)   [Pn(CE) *koo-, like, similar]

ʻō₁  loc.n. there, yonder, beyond (usually visible or pointed to; cf. laila, usually invisible and anaphoric; often following ma-, i, mai). (Gram. 8.6)   [PPn *koo, yonder]

E ulu mai ka puka o ke dālā maʻō pakeneka ʻaʻole e ʻoi aku maʻō o ʻelima pakeneka o ka makahiki. [maʻō >> ma o ?? ]The interest on the money grows because of the percentage of not more than five percent yearly.

ʻAlawa maka o ka ʻaihue i ʻō i ʻō.The eyes of the thief glanced this way and that.

i ʻō i ʻaneʻihere and there, to and fro

I ʻō i ʻō aʻe.From that point to yonder point.

i ʻō, i ʻō,this way and that way

mai ʻō ā ʻōeverywhere

Mai ʻō a ʻō.From that point to that point [all over, everywhere].

maʻō aʻe neinearby, not far

maʻō loa akufar beyond

ʻōlelo pili i ʻō i ʻaneʻigeneral provisions; lit., words referring to there to here

Noho maʻō.Sit over there.

o  s. A place, but indefinitely; mai o a o, from there to there; throughout. Puk. 27:18. From one side to the other; io a io ae, this way or that way; here or there. More generally used adverbially; as, adv. Yonder; there; ma o aku, beyond; mai o a o, from here to there, or from yonder to yonder, i. e., everywhere. It takes the several prepositions no, ko, i, ma, mai. Gram. § 165, 2d.

ʻō₂  nvt.
  • any piercing instrument, fork, pin, skewer, harpoon, sharp-pointed stick, pitchfork, fishing spear;
  • coconut husker;
  • sharp darting body pain;
  • to pierce, vaccinate, prick, stab, thrust;
  • to flash, as lightning;
  • to extend;
  • to dip in, as the finger;
  • to reach, to appear;
  • to force a way out;
  • to fall into, tumble out;
  • to tassel, as sugar cane.
. cf. ʻōahi, ʻō lima. [(OC) PPn *koho, digging stick, husking stake: *ko(h,s)o]FIS CN SUG

He ʻō ʻia ka mea hāwāwā i ka heʻe nalu.One unskilled in surfing is given a tumble. (ON 855)

hoʻōto cause to enter, put or dip in, thrust in, insert; to reach in

Hoʻō akula ʻo Hiku i ka ʻuhane o Kawelu ma wāwae.Hiku caused Kawelu's soul to enter at the feet. (For. 5:189)

hoʻō ʻomato put in an oven

hoʻō poʻoto rush headlong regardless of consequence

ka ʻō ʻana o ka uilathe flash of lightning

ʻŌ aku ʻoia i kona mau lima i ka poʻe nele.He extended his hands to the needy. (Sol. 31.20)

Ua ʻō kea.The white sugar cane has tasseled [to gray with age].

o  v. To pierce, as with a sharp instrument; to dot into; to prick; to stab. syn. with hou and ou. see ou. To thrust; to thrust through; to gore, as a bullock. Puk. 21:28. A o iho la kekahi i ka polulu, some one pierced him with a long spear. see Oo. PASS. To be pierced, stabbed; hence, to be killed; to be pierced with a spear; mai oia ke kanaka i ka ihe. Oia, passive of o, to plunge under water, as a canoe or surf-board. To extend or reach out, as the hand or finger; o ka mea e ae mai, e o mai lakou i ko lakou lima, those who assent, let them stretch out their hands; to stretch out the hand to take a thing. Kin. 8:9. To stretch out the hand to trouble or afflict. Puk. 8:2. To dip, as the fingers in a fluid. Oihk. 4:6. Hoo, for hoo-o. To stretch out, as the hand. Puk. 14:27. To thrust in the hand or finger into an orifice. Anat. 45. s. Art., ke. An instrument to pierce with; any sharp pointed instrument; a fork; a sharp stick; ke o bipi, an ox goad. Lunk. 3:30. Ke o manamana kolu, a three-pronged fork. 1 Sam. 2:13. The effect for the cause; a sharp pain in the body; a stitch in the side, as if pierced by a sharp instrument; a keen darting pain in the side of the chest.

ʻō₃  similar to kuni ola, [sorcery], but with less elaborate ceremony. (Kam. 64:37)

ʻō₄  n. a hula step in which the hip is quickly thrust (ʻō) outward; similar to the kāwelu except that the foot pivots while turning to the opposite direction. HUL

ʻō₅  nvi. to hail, whoop, a hail; (commonly preceded by ke).

Kani ke ʻō, he ihona pali.A whoop going down hill [an easy task]. (ON 1498)

o  v. To call for a thing desired. Sol. 2:3.

ʻō₆  vt. to fly, as a kite. [Pn(CE) *koo, ??]

ʻō₇  n. the letter "o." Eng.

o  the fourth letter of the Hawaiian alphabet. It is the easiest sounded, next to a, of all the letters. Its sound is mostly that of the long English o in note, bone, &c. There is a difference in some words among Hawaiians as to the quantity; some say mahope, others say mahoppy. The first is the more correct.

oa    od    oe    of    og    oh    oi    ok    ol    om    on    oo    op    or    os    ot    ou    ow    


oaa    oaaa    oaea    oaha    oahe    oahi    oahu    oai    oaik    oaio    oaka    oaki    oaku    oala    oali    oalu    oama    oamo    oana    oane    oani    oaoa    oape    oapo    oau    oaua    oaui    oaul    oaum    oaun    oaup    oawa    

oʻa₁  n.
  • house rafter; see illus. 1, illus. 2, illus. 3, illus. 4

  • timbers in the side of a ship;
  • sides of a rock wall.
  [PPn *hoka, rafter(s)]HOU BUI

oa  s. A rafter of a house. The timbers in the sides of a ship.

oʻa₂  n.
  • gill of a fish;
  • mouth of an eel.

oʻa₃  n. Maui name for kauila (Colubrina oppositifolia), a tree. (Neal 541)PLA TRE

oa  s. A species of wood resembling mahogany.

oʻa₄  see puhi ʻoʻa, brightly colored eel. FIS

ōʻā [ō·ʻā]  vs. mixed, combined, in math and science. MTH SCI

helu ʻōʻāmixed number

kekimala ʻōʻāmixed decimal

mekala ʻōʻāalloy

metala ʻōʻāalloy

ʻōʻā kemikala ʻiachemically combined

ʻoa  see maiʻa ʻoa, Uluʻoa, Hawaiian banana, star name..

ʻoā₁, ʻowā₁  vi.
  • split, cracked, burst, grooved; to split, crack.
  • gap, intervening space (Hopita)
  • fig., bereaved, forsaken.
[Ka mawae ʻana o ka papa lāʻau a i ʻole ka pōhaku paha, me he mea lā, ua moku a kaʻawale.]

ʻAʻohe pono ka nohona o keiki ʻoā makua ʻole.The life of forsaken, parentless children is not good.

hōʻowāto cause to split, crack

ʻoā  n. crack or split, as in a sidewalk; to crack or split. cf. kōā. see neʻe ʻoā.

oa  v. To burst over, as a swollen stream. To exceed; to go beyond; to pass over the point intended. To split, as a board or log. see ooe, owa and oaoa. v. To be bereaved of children; to have lost one's children. To be bereaved of parents; to become orphans. adj. Bereaved; reduced to orphanage, as parents of children, or children of parents; aole pono na keiki oa makua ole, uncomfortable are children bereaved of parents.

ʻoā₂, ʻowā₂  vi. to talk loudly back and forth, roar. cf. wā₃. (rare.

oa  To shout, as a multitude of voices. To change conversation.

ʻoā₃, ʻowā₃  nvi. cry of the ʻaukuʻu, heron, which suggests ʻoā; to cry thus. BIR

ʻoā₄, ʻowā₄  vi. to retch, gag.

oa  v. To gag; to heave, as one sick at the stomach.

ʻoā₅, ʻowā₅  n. a measurement equal to half the width of a finger, of fishing nets. cf. wā₄. FIS NET

mākahi a ʻoāthe width of one and a half fingers

ʻoā₆, ʻowā₆  n. in music, one of the five lines of the staff. MUS

oa  Name of the five parallel lines on which music is written.

oa  To roll, as a stone over a hill, or toss it over.

ʻoā₇  n. meaning the suffix -lysis, in science [+]SCI

ʻoʻa  n. green onion with a purple bulb becoming white close to the tip. cf. lina. FOO

ʻōʻā  vs. mixed, as of colors in a lei or as blood. [Hoʻohui ʻia nā ʻano ʻokoʻa.]₁₄COL LEI

He Hawaiʻi ʻoia akā ua ʻōʻā ʻia me ke koko Pākē.He's Hawaiian, but there is a little strain of Chinese also.

He lei kolohala uliuli i ʻōʻā ʻia me ke keʻokeʻo.A dark pheasant feather lei mixed with white.

hoʻōʻāto mix

ʻōaʻa, ʻōʻaʻaʻa, ʻōaʻaʻaʻa [ʻō·aʻa, ʻōʻaʻaʻa, ʻō·aʻaʻaʻa]  somewhat fibrous. cf. ʻaʻaʻa.

oaaa  s. The name of large threads in cloth. Similar appearances in bad potatoes when cooked.

ʻōaʻaʻa  var. spelling of ʻōʻaʻaʻa, somewhat fibrous... AltSpel

ʻōʻaʻaʻa, ʻōaʻaʻa  var. spelling of ʻōaʻa, somewhat fibrous...

ʻōaʻaʻaʻa  var. spelling of ʻōaʻa, somewhat fibrous...

oaeae  adj. A little watery; not solid; oaeae ke kalo.

o aha  Lest what? (EH)

o ahaʻina  Lest what happen? (EH)

ʻōaheahe [ʻō·ahe·ahe]  to blow gently, as a breeze. cf. aheahe. WIN

ʻōahi₁ [ʻō·ahi]  n.
  • rocket,
  • fireworks;
  • clot of burning lava, as from an eruption;
  • hurling firebrands, as from a cliff for ancient Kauaʻi spectacle;
  • flashing lightning.
  lit., projecting fire.
see ex. kīheʻaheʻa. VOL

pali ʻōahi o Makana.The cliffs of Makana, where fire was hurled forth.

ʻōahi₂ [ʻō·ahi]  n. rough stone or pumice, as used for polishing surfboards or bowls, or for scraping bristles of a pig (a specimen in the Bishop Museum was made of coral). STO SPO

oahi  s. Name of a kind of stone used in polishing canoes and wooden calabashes.

Oʻahu  n. name of the most populous of the Hawaiian Islands and the seat of Honolulu. The name has no meaning (see Oʻahu). see saying kau poʻohiwi, and epithets, Oʻahu (English-Hawaiian).

placename. most populous of the Hawaiian Islands, 40 miles long, 26 miles wide, with an area of 608 square miles and a 1970 population of 768,561. Honolulu is the major city and State capital. see Appendix 6.8 for a refutation of a meaning often quoted, 'gathering place'. Epithets: Oʻahu o Kākuhihewa, Oʻahu of Kākuhihewa (an ancient chief); Oʻahu a Lua, Oʻahu [child] of Lua (Lua slept with Papa after Papa became angry about husband Wākea's infidelity; Lua gave birth to Oʻahu; HM 302).

Oʻahu a Lua  epithet for Oʻahu: Oʻahu, child of Lua. [Lua slept with Papa after Papa became angry about husband Wākea's infidelity: (HM 302)]. (EH)

ʻo ai  var. spelling of ʻowai. see wai, who.

ʻoai₁, ʻowai  vt. to entwine, twine; to stir round and round, as a liquid; to go round and round.

hōʻoaito cause to entwine; to twist, entwine

ʻoai₂, ʻowai  n. bubo, swelling (rare.

ʻoai₃, ʻowai  n. porous stone, as used for polishing canoes and calabashes. (rare.CAN

ʻoaikū, ʻowaikū [ʻoai·kū, ʻowai·]  n. gasping for breath, as during an attack of asthma; shortness of breath accompanied by a churning, heaving motion as by one attempting to breath.

kai pili ʻoaikūa churning, gasping sea (Kep. 183)

ʻoaiʻoai  redup. of ʻoai₁, to entwine...

ʻoaka  {ʻo- + waka₂} var. spelling of ʻowaka₁, brightness, shining... AltSpel

ʻoaka₁, ʻowaka  same as hoaka₅, to open bc [Ka wehe ʻana o ka waha.]


ʻOaka aʻela kona waha, aʻo maila ʻoia lākou.He opened his mouth instantly and taught them. (Mat. 5.2)

oaka  v. To open suddenly; to open, as the mouth in the beginning of a speech; ua hoaka ae la oia e olelo aku ia lakou. To open, as the eyes. To open, as a book, a door, &c. fig. To open the month; i. e., to have made a promise or vowed a vow. Lunk. 11:35, 36. s. The opening of the mouth to speak; ka oaka ana o ka waha, ka ekemu ana. Sol. 8:6.

ʻoaka₂, ʻowaka  vi. to sprout, as sweet potatoes. bc SWP

Waiho ā ʻowaka like ka ulu o ka lau ʻuala.Left until the sweet potato leaves all grow and sprout.

ʻoaka₃, ʻowaka  var. spelling of ʻowaka, to flash. bc

oaka  The reflection of the sun on any luminous body. A glimpse, glance or flashing of light; he oaka ana ae o ka uila, the flashing of lightning.

ʻoaka₄  var. spelling of ʻowaka₁, brightness... bc

ʻoaka₅  goblin. [word created by Keao NeSmith for his translation of Tolkien's "The Hobbit", from English 'orc' (a mythical monster, ogre).] (Hopita 273)

ʻoaka nunuihobgoblin (big orc) (Hopita)

ʻoakaaka, ʻowakaaka, ʻowakawaka [ʻoa·kaaka, ʻowa·kaaka, ʻowaka·waka]  redup. of ʻoaka₁, open...

oakaaka  s. Repeated glancing; flashing, &c. see oaoaka.

ʻōʻaki [ʻō·ʻaki]  n. geometrid moth. INS

Ua maopopo ʻia ka poʻiiʻa ʻana o ka piohē a ka ʻōʻaki i ka luapoʻi ola.Larvae of the geometrid moth has been known to catch active prey.

ʻOākiʻiala, ʻOwākiʻiala [ʻoā·kiʻi·ala, ʻowā·kiʻi·ala]  n. a stroke in lua fighting. LUA

ʻō aku  beyond, on the far side of. (NKE)

oakua  s. Name of the 14th day of the month. see akua. 2.

oala  a kind of fish. (And.) FIS

oala  s. The name of a species of fish.

ʻoala₁, ʻowala 
  • to gambol, buck, rear, bucking, rearing,
  • turn over, somersault;

oala  To rear, pitch and kick up, as an unbroken horse; oala ka lio, he lio holo ino me ka oala mai a hope.

ʻoala₂, ʻowala  to brandish a club with a twirling motion; brandishing...

oala  v. To toss up and whirl over and over. To cast or throw away. s. A tossing or brandishing, as a cane in the hand. adj. Name of a weapon or club thrown in fighting in war; o ka poe ike i ka laau oala, pa aku i ka newa.

ʻoālaala, ʻowālala, ʻoālala [ʻoā·laala, ʻowā·lala]  nvi.
  • rising of the wind; to rise, as wind;
  • to occur, as a thought.
. cf. -alaala. WIN

He ʻoālaala makani iki a slight rise of the wind (Kep. 103)

ʻoali  var. spelling of ʻowali₁, weak...

ʻōali₁, ʻowali [ʻō·ali, ʻo·wali]  n. cretan brake, a fern (Pteris cretica), widely distributed in warm parts of the world, growing wild in Hawaiʻi. Long-stemmed, ovate fronds rise about 60 cm from creeping underground stems, and each frond has four to six pairs of long narrow divisions. (Neal 17)FER PLA

ʻōali₂, ʻowali [ʻō·ali, ʻo·wali]  var. spelling of ʻowali₁.

ʻoāliʻi, ʻowāliʻi [ʻoā·liʻi, ʻowā·liʻi]  n. maidenhair spleenwort, a fern (Asplenium trichomanes) found on high mountains of Hawaiʻi and also present in many temperate regions of the world. Wiry-stemmed, narrow fronds grow in dense tufts 10 to 30 cm high, the fronds consisting of numerous small, round divisions on two sides of the stem. FER

ʻoāliʻi makaliʻi [ʻoā·liʻi maka·liʻi]  n. a native fern (Schizaea robusta). Called haili-o-Pua on Hawaiʻi. FER

oalu  n. a variety of taro. (HP 34)TAR

oalu nui  n. a variety of taro. (HP 34)TAR

ʻoama, ʻowama  n. young of the weke, goatfish. [Pn(CE) *koama, young goatfish (Mulloidycthys)]FIS

oama  s. Name of a kind of fish.

oʻa moku  n. ship's spar.

ʻoā monakō [ʻoā mona·]  vi. glycolysis, i.e. cellular biochemical processes that split glucose and other carbohydrates for the storage of energy as ATP. lit., splitting (of) glucose. [+]SCI

ʻōana, ʻōwana, ʻoana [ʻō·ana, ʻō·wana]  n. small taro peeled, wrapped in ti leaves, and baked in the ground oven. TAR

oanei  adv. Is it there? is it yonder?

ʻōaniani [ʻō·ani·ani]  nvi. very slight stir of air, a breeze; to blow slightly. cf. ani. WIN

He kai mehana no ke ʻōaniani makani ʻoleit is a very warm sea where there is no breeze stirring (Kep. 101)

oaoa [oa·oa]  same as ohaoha, spreading; affection; delight... (AP)

oaoa  adj. Calm; serene; joyful.

ʻoāʻoā₁, ʻowāʻowā  redup. of ʻoā, split, cracked, burst, grooved...

oaoa, owaowa  adj. Split; shattered; cracked, as wood; he laau oaoa. see oa₂.

ʻoāʻoā₂, ʻowāʻowā  a variety of taro. TAR

ʻoʻāʻoʻā  same as ʻolāʻolā, to gurgle. (And.)

oaoa  s. The sound of water bubbling, as in a spring, or as water running out of the neck of a calabash. v. To gurgle, as water purling or running unevenly, as through the neck of a calabash; oaoa ka wai o ka huewai; oaoa ka nuku o ka huewai pueo. Ua oaoa au; ua oaoa ae loko ou; ua oaoa ka ilio.

oaoaka  v. To glitter; to glisten; to spangle. [ʻoāʻoaka: Ka ʻimoʻimo ʻana o ka mālamalama.]

ʻoāʻoaka  n. var. spelling of ʻowāʻowaka₁, a bivalve, perhaps one of the Isognomonidae. AltSpel FIS

ʻoāʻoaka₁  redup. of ʻoaka₁, open..., ʻoaka₃, to flash... [Ka ʻimoʻimo ʻana o ka mālamalama. (cf. ʻoaka₃)]

ʻoāʻoaka₂  var. spelling of ʻowāʻowaka₁, a bivalve... FIS

oaoaka  s. Name of a shell fish of the sea.

ʻoāʻoala  var. spelling of ʻowāʻowala, gambol, buck, rear...

oaoau  s. var. spelling of oau, The name of a species of fish; he oopu oau...

oʻa peʻa  n. spar for a sail.

oʻa pōkole [oʻa ·kole]  n. ledger line in music. MUS

oapokole  s. see oa, lines in music, and pokole, short. In music, a leger-line.

ʻo au, ʻo wau  see au₁₄, I...

oau  pers. pron, 1st pers. sing. see au. I; the o is emphatic, and sounded quickly with the following a, it becomes w, as wau; when the o is a little more heard, it becomes owau; hence the several forms: Au, I, simple form. Oau, I, with o emphatic. Wau, I, the o and a sounded quickly together—w. Owau, I, the third form again emphatic—owau. see these several forms in their places.

ʻoau₁, ʻowau  n. Oʻahu and Maui name for a freshwater ʻoʻopu fish (Eleotris sandwicensis) called ʻōkuhe elsewhere. see ʻōkuhe for other names. The name ʻoau is said to be so called because of a tale: a fisherman caught a lot of these fish, but they disappeared; the fisherman called for them and a voice answered "ʻo au, ʻo au" (it's me, it's me) and the fish turned into lizards and scampered off. FIS

oau, oaoau  s. The name of a species of fish; he oopu oau, he oaoau, he oluheluhe.

ʻoau₂, ʻowau  nvi. a cat, so called because of its cry: to mew.

Mikimiki mai ka ʻowau , no ka hemahema o ia ala.The cat is on the alert, when someone is careless. (song of the 1880s)

oau  v. To mew; as a cat. see owau.

ʻoau₃, ʻowau  n. a variety of taro. TAR

ʻoau₄, ʻowau  n. a moss. PLA

ʻōauau [ʻō·au·au]  vi. to go faster. see au₃.

He ʻoālaala makani, he ʻōauau.It's a rising wind, one blowing faster. (Kep. 103)

ʻo au iho nō  I am... (EH)

ʻO au iho , me ka mahalo.I am, yours respectfully.

ʻoāuluniu [ʻoā·ulu·niu]  n. a variety of taro (no data). TAR

ʻo au me ka haʻahaʻa  I am, respectfully (EH)

ʻo au nō  I am... (EH)

ʻO au , me kaʻoiaʻiʻo.I am, yours sincerely.

ʻo au pū  I also, so do I, me too (EH)

oawa  var. spelling of owāwa, valley...

ʻoawa  var. spelling of ʻōawaawa, ʻowāwa, valley. [ʻOāwa: he ʻano awāwa liʻiliʻi, ʻaʻole naʻe he awāwa piha.]₁₄

ʻōawaawa, ʻōawāwa  gulch, valley (EH) [Ka pūʻali ʻia a ʻo ke awāwa ka hopena. ʻoawawa: Ke awāwa.],

ʻOawakilikā [ʻOawa-kilikā]  placename. gulch, Māʻalaea qd., Maui. lit.: rain-washed gulch.

ʻōawāwa  var. spelling of ʻōawaawa, gulch, valley

oa    od    oe    of    og    oh    oi    ok    ol    om    on    oo    op    or    os    ot    ou    ow       -top-



Odesa  var. spelling of ʻOkeka, Odessa...

oa    od    oe    of    og    oh    oi    ok    ol    om    on    oo    op    or    os    ot    ou    ow       -top-


oea    oeha    oehe    oehu    oeih    oeke    oeli    oene    oeno    oeoe    oeow    oepo    oewe    

oe₁  n.v. prolonged sound or thing; sound of chanting, vibration, whistle of a train; whistling of a bull-roarer; drawn out wail of an infant MUS

oe  v. To grate harshly, as one thing rubbing against another. s. A continued indistinct sound, as an axe upon a grindstone; as a pen drawn hard upon paper. s. A drumming and singing together; ke oe omua, he wahi pahu kapu e ku ana iloko o omua; kauo aku la o Wakea ia Papa ma ke o'e omua.

oe₂  n.v. long, prolonged. fig., to assume a superior air. (Preceded by ke.)

Nānā aku ʻoe, ke kūkulu maila ke oe.Look, acting superior there.

oe  s. An inverted cone. A lengthening; a stretching out of the neck. Isa. 3:16, 5. A monument; a pillar or sign of something. adj. Long; applied to the neck of a person or thing; oeoe hoi ka a-i, he maikai no nae, long are their necks, but still they are handsome; oeoe ka a-i o ka manu nene, long is the neck of the goose. Applied to a sail; he pea oeoe, he kiekie, a long, high sail; applied to a house; hale oeoe; kukulu hou i hale oeoe a kapu. Epithet of a man who walks genteelly; superiority in some respects; kukulu ka oe, spoken of one riding or running swiftly on foot. Epithet of a beautiful woman.

ʻoe₁  idiom. resembling, like. bc FIS TRE IDI

he nuku moi ʻoelike a moi [fish] beak

Ke pinana kēlā keiki i ke kumulāʻau, ʻoia ʻoe ʻo ke keko.When that child climbs the tree, he's just like a monkey.

ʻoia ʻoe ʻo ke kaimanajust like a diamond

ʻoe₂  pronoun. you (singular), thou. (Gram. 8.2)   bc [(MP) PPn *koe, second person singular pronoun, thou (independent)]

ʻOe ponoʻī, ʻoe iho.You yourself.

oe  pers. pron. second pers. sing. Thou; you; like au, it often takes o emphatic, as ooe; ooe no kau i manao ai, you thought of yourself; e noho oe me ka makaukau, do you sit ready.

ʻoe₃  idiom. much, indeed (sometimes following or connecting enumerations). bc SWD TAR IDI

I laila ʻoe, pau ka hoihoi.No more fun there at all.

Ua nui ka mea ʻai, ʻo ka puaʻa ʻoe, ʻo ka lūʻau ʻoe, ʻo ka limu ʻoe.There was much food, pork, taro greens, and seaweed.

ʻoē  nvi. variant spelling of ʻowē,
  • murmuring, rustling, soughing, whining, as of surf, leaves, water, wind, a bullet;
  • to pitter patter, as rain; to sound thus;
  • sound of tearing, as of cloth;
  • buzzing of insects.
[Ke kani māŠlie a ke kai me ka wai. Ke kani o ke kai ʻaleʻale liʻiliʻi. He kani; ke kani o nā nalu liʻiliʻi e poʻi ana, ke kani o ka wai e kahe ana, ke kani o nā lau heleleʻi e puhi ʻia ana e ka makani.],,₁₃

hōʻoēto cause such a sound

ka ʻoē nahenahe a ka waithe soft murmur of the water

ʻoʻe₁  nvt.
  • to probe upward, prod, pry, prick,
  • jab, poke,
  • gore;
  • sharp darting pain;
  • jagged, spiked.
. see ex. ʻowala. [Pn(CE) *koke, thrust with sharp object]

hōʻoʻeto probe, prick, jab, etc

oe  v. see O. To prick; to probe; ke oe aku nei ia ia oukou me ka laau oioi, he pricks you with a sharp stick; to pick up, as with anything sharp.

ʻoʻe₂  vt. to skim, as oil from the top of stew. also kīʻoʻe.

Oea  n. star name (no data). (Kuhelani)STA

oeha  adj. see ohaa. Broken or bent, as an arm or leg.

ʻoehaʻa [ʻoe·haʻa]  nvi.
  • crooked, distorted, deformed;
  • to walk in an ungainly manner, swaying the shoulders;
  • to waddle.
  • fig., deceitful; trick.
. cf. ʻōpae ʻoehaʻa, clawed shrimp... lit., crooked-walking shrimp... [Ka hele wawae ʻana me ke kapakahi; he ʻāpiki a he hoʻopunipuni no ka pololei ʻole o ka hele ʻana.]

hōʻoehaʻato cause to walk in a crooked way or be crooked; to pretend such

ʻōeheehe [ʻō·ehe·ehe]  var. spelling of ʻōwehewehe.

ʻoehu, ʻowehu  {ʻo- + ʻehuehu₁} vt.
  • to romp, gambol, prance, leap;
  • blustery, gusty, as a storm or angry person;
  • to head straight for, as a canoe.
. cf. hoʻēhu. [Ka huhū a ke kai i ka wā ʻino. Ma kekahi ʻano, he huikau nui loa me ka paʻa ʻole o ke kūlana.]CAN

ʻoehuehu [ʻoehu·ehu]  redup. of ʻoehu:
  • to romp, gambol, prance, leap;
  • blustery, gusty, as a storm or angry person;
  • to head straight for, as a canoe.
  cf ehuehu: animation varying from fury and storm to power and majesty...

He aha kēia ʻoehuehu nei, piʻi ʻōkala o ka hulu.What is this disturbance, this bristling of the fur? (song)

ʻoe iho  yourself (EH)

ʻoeke  var. spelling of ʻoweke.

ʻo ʻē ke kī  key of A (EH)

ʻō ʻeli  n. spading fork (preceded by ke). lit., fork (for) digging.

ʻoene₁, ʻowene  n. mesh size between one and two fingers.

ʻoene₂, ʻowene  n. last taro taken from a crop; small-sized taro. TAR

ʻoʻeno  n. twill plaiting, as in hats, mats. cf. ʻahu ʻoʻeno, hoʻohewahewa.

ʻoʻeno  n. twill plaiting. also maka pūalu.

oeno  adj. see ahuoeno. Laieik. 112. Kauai mats.

oeoe₁ [oe·oe]  whistle, as of steamer or train, siren; bull-roarer, as made of kamani seed or coconut shell on a long string. redup. of oe₁, prolonged sound or thing; sound of chanting, vibration, whistle of a train...; CN

Kani oeoe ke oeoe.The bull-roarer whistles.

uwē hoʻōeoeprolonged wailing

oeoe [oe·oe]  n. alarm bell, as on a clock or fire alarm. also pele. see oeoe uahi. CN

oeoe  v. To grate harshly, as one thing rubbing against another. To whiz, as a ball or grape-shot through the air. To make an indistinct continued sound; heaha la keia mea e oeoe ae nei? what is this thing that whizzes by us so? To murmur, as a purling brook or running water. s. A continued indistinct sound, as an axe upon a grindstone; as a pen drawn hard upon paper. The continued sound of the surf; the sound of a ship passing through the water; the sound of an army marching at a distance. syn. with nehe, pawewe, kamumu. s. A drumming and singing together; ke oe omua, he wahi pahu kapu e ku ana iloko o omua; kauo aku la o Wakea ia Papa ma ke o'e omua.

oeoe₂ [oe·oe]  long, tall, tapering, towering; a long object, pillar (preceded by ke). redup. of oe₂, long, prolonged...; CN

hoʻōeoeto stretch out, as the neck; to reach high; to prolong, as a sound; to toll; to yodel

peʻa oeoea long sail

oeoe  s. An inverted cone. A lengthening; a stretching out of the neck. Isa. 3:16, 5. A monument; a pillar or sign of something. adj. Long; applied to the neck of a person or thing; oeoe hoi ka a-i, he maikai no nae, long are their necks, but still they are handsome; oeoe ka a-i o ka manu nene, long is the neck of the goose. Applied to a sail; he pea oeoe, he kiekie, a long, high sail; applied to a house; hale oeoe; kukulu hou i hale oeoe a kapu.

oeoe₃ [oe·oe]  same as lupeʻakeke, a bird, Hawaiian stormy petrel. [Pn(CE) *oi, Petrel sp]BIR

oeoe₄ [oe·oe]  n. temporary booth occupied by priests during taboo days of a heiau. (Malo 163)

ʻoeʻoe  young stage of the kawakawa bonito. FIS

oeoe  s. A species of fish.

ʻoʻeʻoʻe  redup. of ʻoʻe₁, to probe upward, prod, pry, prick, jab... FIS

I hoʻi iho au e moe, ʻoʻeʻoʻe ana ia kuli.I went back to sleep, but his knees kept prodding. (song)

kino ʻoʻeʻoʻebody with spiked protuberances, as of a fish (Malo 46)

oeoe  Epithet of a man who walks genteelly; superiority in some respects; kukulu ka oe, spoken of one riding or running swiftly on foot. Epithet of a beautiful woman.

oeoe haʻina pōpilikia [oe·oe haʻina ·pili·kia]  S  n. siren warning of disaster.

ʻoēʻoene, ʻowēʻowene  redup. of ʻoene₂, last taro taken from a crop; small-sized taro...

ʻōeoeo [ʻō·eo·eo]  n. tall and slender, as trees growing without sunlight. TRE

oeoeo  adj. Of different heights, some taller, some shorter.

oeoe uahi [oe·oe uahi]  n. smoke alarm. lit., smoke siren.

ʻoeowewe [ʻoeo·wewe]  vs. fluttering.

he lau ʻoeowewea fluttering leaf

oeoewe  adj. Moving; fluttering, as a leaf in the wind; o oe ia e ka lau oeoewe, lau kapalili, thou art it, thou moving leaf; leaf fluttering.

ʻoe ponoʻī  yourself (EH)

ōewe [ō·ewe]  n. gene; genetic. cf. welo. see awe ōewe, hoʻoliliuewe, kālaiōewe. SCI

ōewe ke ola ōewe ʻana [ō·ewe ke ola ōewe ʻana]  n. natural selection. [+]

oa    od    oe    of    og    oh    oi    ok    ol    om    on    oo    op    or    os    ot    ou    ow       -top-



ʻofeni  var. spelling of ʻopeni, offense...

oa    od    oe    of    og    oh    oi    ok    ol    om    on    oo    op    or    os    ot    ou    ow       -top-



oganadi  var. spelling of ʻokanaki, organdy...

oa    od    oe    of    og    oh    oi    ok    ol    om    on    oo    op    or    os    ot    ou    ow       -top-


oha    ohaa    ohah    ohai    ohak    ohal    ohan    ohao    ohap    ohau    ohaw    ohe    ohea    ohee    oheh    ohek    ohel    ohem    ohen    oheo    ohep    oheu    ohew    ohi    ohia    ohie    ohih    ohii    ohik    ohil    ohim    ohin    ohio    ohip    ohiu    ohiw    oho    ohoa    ohoh    ohok    ohol    ohom    ohon    ohoo    ohop    ohta    ohu    ohua    ohui    ohuk    ohul    ohum    ohun    ohuo    

oha₁  vs. spreading, as vines; thriving; to grow lush.

oha₂  nvt. affection, love, greeting; to greet, show joyous affection or friendship, joy. cf. aloha. [Pn(CE) *ofa, greeting]

oha  s. A salutation between the sexes; rather a call, as halloo! to attract attention, and when the person looks round, then beckons. v. To salute, as a man a woman, or vice versa; to call to one at some distance, and when he looks, then beckons to him. adj. Sick from grief or care.

ʻohā  n.
  • taro corm growing from the older root, especially from the stalk called kalo;
  • tender plant (Isa. 53.3) ,
  • shoot, sucker, branch (Isa. 11.2) .
  • fig., offspring, youngsters ((FS 235);
  cf. ʻohana). also muʻu. see kalo for names of generations.

kai ʻohāsea with small waves

oha  s. The small sprigs of kalo that grow on the sides of the older roots; the suckers which are transplanted. A branch from a stock. Isa. 53:2. A sucker from the root of a plant or tree. Isa. 11:1. fig. Ier. 23:5.

oha_wai.jpgborder=0ʻōhā  n. native lobelias. also ālula, hāhā, ʻōhāhā, ʻōhā wai. (Neal 815–8)PLA

oha  A stick for ensnaring birds; he laau kapili manu.

ohaa  s. The name of a fish; also oeha; ke opae ohaa.

ohaa  adj. He wawae ohaa; a person with crooked or distorted limbs.

ōhāhā₁ [ō··]  vs. flourishing, fully developed, plump, healthy. see ex. kōnunu. TAR

he hua aliʻi ōhāhāa flourishing royal offspring

Ōhāhā ka ulu ʻana o kēia kalo.This taro's growth is thrifty.

ohaha  adj. Plump; rank; thrifty; flourishing ; referring to vegetables. Kin. 41:5. Ka ulu maikai ana o ka mea kanu. adj. Swelled; puffed up; enlarged. see haha.

ōhāhā₂ [ō··]  n. distinct, clear sound or voice. (rare.

ʻōhāhā [ʻō··]  same as ʻōhā, lobelia (Neal 815–8)PLA

ohaha  s. Name of a plant, arborescent lobelia; a vine growing on trees; a parasitical plant.

ʻōhāhā wai nui [ʻo·· wai nui]  same as ʻōhā kēpau, a native lobelia, a shrub or small tree PLA

hitachi.jpgborder=0ʻohai₁, ʻōhai  n. monkeypod or rain tree (Samanea saman), a large leguminous tree from tropical America, grown in Hawaiʻi for shade and street planting; flowers pink, tufted. (Neal 401–3) [Pn(CE) *koofai, pod-bearing plant]WIN PLA TRE FLO

Ka lau luhea o ka ʻohai o Mānā.The drooping leaves of the monkeypod of Mānā.

ohai.jpgborder=0ʻohai₂  n. a native legume (Sesbania tomentosa), a low to prostrate shrub with hairy, pale leaves and red or orange flowers about 2.5 cm long. (Neal 450) White monkeypod (Albizia lebbeck) on Niʻihau. cf. (Neal 403). PCP *koofai. PLA FLO

ohai  s. A flowering shrub resembling a locust.

ʻōhai  n. var. spelling of ʻohai₁, monkeypod or rain tree (Samanea saman)... AltSpel WIN PLA TRE FLO

ʻŌhai  placename. lane, Pauoa, Honolulu, named for a native shrub.

ʻōhaʻi [ʻō·haʻi]  S  vs. imperfectly healed, as a broken limb. cf. haʻi₁.

ʻAʻohe ikaika kēia lima, he lima ʻōhaʻi.This arm isn't strong, it's imperfectly healed.

ʻōhaʻi [ʻō·haʻi]  n. ore. Tah. ʻōfaʻi (stone)..

ʻohai aliʻi  n. the pride of Barbados (Caesalpinia pulcherrima), an ornamental leguminous shrub with red and orange flowers. One variety has yellow flowers. lit., royal ʻohai. (Neal 432)PLA FLO

ohaikau [ohai·kau]  name given to a kind of sled obtained from Captain Cook; it is said to have had supernatural qualities. (And.)

ohaikau  s. Name given to a sledge obtained from Captain Cook which was worshipped.

ʻŌhaikea [ʻŌhai-kea]  placename. land section between Mauna Kea and Hualālai, Hawaiʻi. (FS 190.). lit.: light ʻōhai shrub.

ʻohai keʻokeʻo [ʻohai keʻo·keʻo]  n. the sesban (Sesbania grandiflora), a leguminous tree from tropical Asia with pea-shaped flowers about 7.5 cm long and pods to 60 by 1.3 cm. lit., white ʻohai. (Neal 449–50) PCP *koofai. PLA TRE FLO

ʻOhaio  n. Ohio. G

ʻOhaio  n. Ohio; Ohioan. G

ʻohai ʻula  n. the royal poinciana (Delonix regia), a legume from Madagascar, one of the showiest ornamental trees in Hawaiʻi because of its bright-red canopy of flowers, which are common and prolific in early summer. One form has yellow flowers. (Neal 430–2) [Pn(CE) *koofai-kura, ??]PLA TRE FLO

ʻŌhaiʻula [ʻŌhai-ʻula]  placename. beach, Kawaihae, Hawaiʻi. Ridge, Waimea district, Kauaʻi. lit.: red ʻōhai shrub.

ʻohai ʻulaʻula  n. the red-flowered variety of ʻohai keʻokeʻo (Sesbania grandiflora var. coccinea). lit., red ʻohai. (Neal 450)PLA FLO

ʻohaka [ʻo·haka]  same as the more common ʻolohaka, empty, sunken, hollow...

ʻōhaka  to separate, as the legs, to leave a gap between them. (Desha I:35) [kaʻawale o nā wāwae a mea like paha i loaʻa kekahi kōā ma waena.]₁₄

ʻŌhaka wāwae o ka poʻe hula ke hula i ia hula.The legs of the dancers are separated for dancing this hula.

ohaka  v. Ua ohaka, ua pololi; to be disconnected, but near together; to have a crack between. adj. Open; not joined; not fitted together; he mao ohaka, he mao hakaka.

ʻōhā kai [ʻō· kai]  see pīʻoe, general name for barnacles... FIS

pīʻoe ʻōhā kaigooseneck barnacle

ʻōhākālai [ʻō···lai]  to polish lightly, as a spear; a stick for polishing. (And.) TOO

ohakalai  s. Oha and kalai. A stick to rub or polish with, as a file or other instrument.

ʻōhā kēpau [ʻō· ·pau]  n. a native lobelia (Clermontia hawaiiensis), a shrub or small tree; the gum was used to catch birds which yielded feathers for featherwork. lit., gum ʻōhā. also ʻōhāhā wai nui, ʻōhā wai nui. (Neal 816–7)BIR PLA TRE

ʻohākia [ʻohā·kia]  (perhaps a pas/imp., (Gram. 6.6.3))  probably same as ʻohā; PLA

ʻO ʻoe ia ē ka ʻohākia.You are the one, o tender plant. (Ii 175)

ʻohākulaʻi [ʻohā·kulaʻi]  same as puʻuhau, hard calcium lump... (rare.ILL

ohakulai  v. Oha, a shoot, and kulai, to push over. To bend off the young kalo from the old to give it room to grow. s. A hard protuberance on the joints of the human body, as the knees, hips, ankles, &c.; also called haupuu. A protuberance in the flesh.

ʻōhala [ʻō·hala]  vs. green, immature, as fruit. (rare.

ohala  adj. Green; young; not ripe.

ʻōhalahala₁ [ʻō·hala·hala]  to grumble. same as halahala₁;

ʻōhalahala₂ [ʻō·hala·hala]  rare redup. of ʻōhala, green, immature, as fruit...

ohalau  s. The soft tops and blossoms of kalo leaves made into a luau; often made where kalo grows plentifully.

Ohale  placename. cone (3,318 feet high), Kīlauea qd., Hawaiʻi.

ʻohana₁  nvs. family, relative, kin group; related. bc [Pn(CE) *koofaŋa, nest]

ʻohana holoʻokoʻa, ʻohana nuiextended family, clan

ʻohana  n. family, in taxonomy. [+]

ohana  s. A family. 2 Sam. 9:1. A brood of birds. Kanl. 22:6. A litter, as of puppies or pigs; an offspring; a tribe. Ios. 14:1, 2, 3. All the young of one animal; ka ohana moa, ka ohana ilio, &c.; ohana uuku, an endearing appellation for little children; ohana hipa. a flock of sheep. adj. Of or relating to a family; he mohai ohana, a family sacrifice. 1 Sam. 20:29. s. A family of parents, children and servants living together; o ke kakae no ia o ka lepo o Lahainaluna me he ohana moa la.

ʻohana₂  vi. to gather for family prayers (short for pule ʻohana). bc

ʻohana ʻālani [ʻohana ʻā·lani]  n. citrus. lit., orange family. FOO

ʻohana ʻāpaʻakuma  family (for centuries in a place). (EH)

ʻohana holoʻokoʻa  extended family, clan (EH)

ʻohana kālaimeaola [ʻohana ·lai·mea·ola]  n. biological family. lit., biology family. SCI

Ohanakekeʻauamaikaʻi [O-hana-ke-keʻa-ua-mai·kaʻi]  n. name of a stroke in lua fighting. lit., make the cross, is good. LUA

ʻohana kupa  family (several generations in a place). (EH)

ʻohana manu  brood (of birds) (EH)

ʻohanaʻole  without relatives (EH)

ʻohana pili ma ka male ʻana  in-laws (EH)

ʻohana sila  n. pinniped, i.e. any of the suborder of aquatic mammals including the seal and walrus. lit., seal family. ANI

ʻōhani [ʻō·hani]  vt. to stir, as fire, or earth in a garden. (rare.

ʻōhao₁ [ʻō·hao]  nvs. swelling, dropsical condition; swollen. [Pn(CE) *koofao, swollen, dropsical]ILL

ohao  s. A swelling of the body from sickness; ka ohao o ka ilio, the swelling of the dog. adj. Swelled or dropsical; ka opu ohao puffed up; swelled full, as the bowels with wind or water. see ohaohao.

ʻōhao₂ [ʻō·hao]  n. dog's neck. (rare.

ʻōhao₃ [ʻō·hao]  nvt. to tie, especially a dog by the neck, or lau nets together. cf. ʻōhao ʻīlio. (rare.NET

ohao  s. Name of a rope to tie dogs with. v. To tie, as a rope or string; to bend on; applied mostly to dogs; e ohao i ka ilio a paa.

ʻōhaʻo [ʻō·haʻo]  rare var. of ʻōlaʻo, to weed.

ohao  v. To weed; to cultivate; to dress land.

ʻōhaoa [ʻō·haoa]  same as haoa, scorched.

ohaoha  s. The fond recollection of a friend; joy; great desire; strong affection. adv. Thriftily, as oha shoots; like ohas; ulu ohaoha na laau kanu, the trees planted grow thriftily.

ohaoha₁ [oha·oha]  redup. of oha₁, spreading PPN *ʻofaʻofa. [Ka waiho ʻana o kekahi mea ma kekahi wahi me ka hele a laulā o nā māhele o ia mea.a ʻoluʻolu ma nā ʻano a pau.]FLO

ohaoha₂ [oha·oha]  delight. redup. of oha₂, thriving; love, affection... PPN *ʻofaʻofa. [Maikaʻi a ʻoluʻolu ma nā ʻano a pau.]FLO

Ohaoho launa ʻole pua ma ka hikina (song), the flowers [maidens] in the east are incomparably friendly.the flowers in the east thrive without rival. (song)

ʻohaohala₁ [ʻohao·hala]  nvi. a half-truth, exaggeration; to enlarge on certain points; to exaggerate the arguments on one side, but overlook conflicting evidence; dichotomized thinking. (rare.

ʻohaohala₂ [ʻohao·hala]  vs. rank, of lush growth. (rare.

ohaohala  adj. Thrifty; rank, as vegetables. see ohaha and ohaoha.

ʻohaohala₃ [ʻohao·hala]  soft, sweet, of melody. (And.)

ohaohala  s. A pleasant delightful sound.

ohaʻohaʻo [ohaʻo·haʻo]  n. a fresh-water alga reported on Maui.

ʻōhaohao [ʻō·hao·hao]  same as ʻōhao₁, swelling, dropsical condition...

ohaohao  v. see ohao. To swell, as the belly or body; to be full, as with much eating; ua hookuku, ua nopu. To rise up, as a thought in the mind. see ohao. adj. Puffed up; swelled full, as the bowels with wind or water; he ohaohao ka opu, he ekeeke ke lomi iho.

ohaohaola  s. A false speech; a lie; a contradiction from what one has said before; na olelo au i lohe ai he ohaohala wale no ia, aole i like pu me kau i olelo ai. ohaohaola, ohalahala.

ʻōhao ʻīlio [ʻō·hao ʻī·lio]  n. insulting term for kauā, outcasts; they were likened to dogs (ʻīlio) tied (ʻōhao) and waiting to be baked; similarly kauā wore small gourd pendants as insignia that they were to become human sacrifices.

ʻōhā pali [ʻō· pali]  n. a kind of lobelia. lit., cliff ʻōhā. PLA

ohapueo [oha·pueo]  n. a fruit tree listed by (Thrum) (no data). TRE

ʻō hāʻule hua [ʻō ·ʻule hua]  n. ovipositor. lit., piercing instrument (for) laying eggs. INS

ʻōhāwai [ʻō··wai]  n. water dripping down a cliff as to a pool.

ʻōhā wai [ʻō· wai]  same as ʻōhā, native lobelias. PLA

ʻōhā wai nui [ʻō· wai nui]  n. a native lobelia (Clerimontia arborescens), similar to ʻōhā kēpau. PLA



see below...

  ʻohe₁ - all kinds of bamboo; reed (Mat. 27.48); flute; pipe, ....
      ʻohe ʻala - sweet cane.
      ʻohe hano ihu - same as hano₃, nose flute.
      ʻohe hoʻonui ʻike - microscope. lit., tube magnifying vision.
      ʻohe hoʻonui ʻike - microscope. lit., tube (for) enlarging sight.
      ʻohe kāʻekeʻeke - see kāʻekeʻeke, bamboo pipes...
      ʻohe Kahiki - bamboo with short, green joints and large leaves; wood hard, used for knives, ....
      ʻohe kani - flute. lit., playing bamboo.
      ʻohe kāpala - piece of bamboo carved for printing tapa; bamboo stamp. lit., printing bamboo.
      ʻohe kāpalapala - var. spelling of ʻohe kāpala, piece of bamboo carved for printing...
      ʻohe kikoʻolā - a native tree (Tetraplasandra waimeae), found only in forests of ....
      ʻohe kīwī - cathode-ray tube (CRT). lit., TV tube. see ʻūholo uila ʻine.
      ʻohe kukuluaeʻo - same as ʻohe₄, a native tree (Reynoldsia sandwicesis)...
      ʻohe lau liʻiliʻi - small-leafed bamboo.
      ʻohe liʻiliʻi - dwarf bamboo.
      ʻohe mauka - a small native tree (Tetraplasandra oahuensis), found only on ....
      ʻohe nānā - spyglass, telescope, microscope.. lit., tube for looking.
      ʻohe naupaka - a native naupaka (Scaevola glabra and S. kauaiensis), a ....
      ʻohe piʻo - siphon. lit., bent bamboo.
      ʻohe puhi ahi - bamboo fire-blowing tube.
      ʻohe puluka - flute. lit., flute (Eng.) bamboo.
      ʻohe wai - water pipe, hose; bamboo water container.
          hui puhi ʻohe - band (musical).
          maiʻa ʻohe - an ancient Hawaiian variety of banana. lit., bamboo banana.
          mana ʻohe - a variety of taro.
          mauʻu ʻohe - reed. lit., bamboo grass.
          pāna puhi ʻohe - var. spelling of pāna puhiʻohe, band (wind instruments).
          puhi ʻohe - to play a wind instrument; a player of a wind instrument; a flute.
  ʻohe₂ - a coarse, jointed, native grass (Isachne distichophylla), to 190 cm high, ....
  ʻohe₃ - a native bamboo-like plant (Joinvillea ascendens), with stem about 3 m ....
  ʻohe₄ - a native tree (Reynoldsia sandwicesis), an araliad, with leaves about 30 cm ....
  ʻohe₅ - a native variety of taro, thriving at altitudes above 450 m; leaf stem ....
  ʻohe₆ - variety of fish (no data).
  ʻohe₇ - short for ʻohenānā, telescope, in astronomy.

ohe.jpgborder=0ʻohe₁  n.
  • all kinds of bamboo;
  • reed (Mat. 27.48) ;
  • flute;
  • pipe, hose, tube, catheter;
  • bamboo tube for preserving fish.
bc [(FJ) PPn *kofe, bamboo sp]FIS MUS

hula ʻohedance to the music of the nose flute (UL 135)

puhi ʻoheto play a wind instrument; player of a wind instrument

ohe  s. Art, ke. The bamboo; the outside was formerly used for knives on account of its hardness; a reed generally. 2 Nal 18:21. A measuring reed. Hoik. 21:15. Ohe kani, a flute; ohe nana, a spyglass; puna ohe, a spoon made of bamboo. s. Art, ka. Name of a musical. instrument of the flute kind; hookahi au mea malama, o ka ohe a kaua; aia malama pono oe i ka ohe. Laieik. 122. He ohe mana. 1b.

ʻohe₂  n. a coarse, jointed, native grass (Isachne distichophylla), to 190 cm high, with stiff, pointed leaves and open flowering panicle. bc PLA FLO

ʻohe  see mauʻu ʻohe, reed... PLA FLO

ʻohe₃  n. a native bamboo-like plant (Joinvillea ascendens), with stem about 3 m high, 2.5 cm or less in diameter, unbranched; leaf blades 60 to 90 cm by 8 to 13 cm, pointed and plaited; flowering panicle about 30 cm long. (Neal 166) bc PLA FLO

ohe_makai.jpgborder=0ʻohe₄  n. a native tree (Reynoldsia sandwicesis), an araliad, with leaves about 30 cm long, each leaf with seven to eleven broad leaflets with scalloped edges. (Neal 652) The wood of this kind of tree growing at Mauna Loa, Molokaʻi, was reputed to be poisonous, was used for making poison images, and is the tree form of Kapo, a goddess. see kālaipāhoa, kauila. This tree growing elsewhere was not considered poisonous and was used for making stilts, hence it was also called ʻohe kukuluaeʻo or ʻoheokai or ʻohemakai. bc PLA TRE

ohe  Name of a forest tree; timber soft, like kukui, white, good for making kukuluaeo.

ʻohe₅  n. a native variety of taro, thriving at altitudes above 450 m; leaf stem light-green, tinged with reddish-brown (perhaps like some variety of bamboo); the corm pink-tinted, making excellent poi. (Whitney 58). The term may be qualified by the colors ʻeleʻele, kea or keʻokeʻo, ʻulaʻula. bc TAR POI

Lele ka ʻohe i kona lua.The ʻohe leaps into its hole [a legendary reference; each in his own place]. (ON 1987)

ʻohe₆  n. variety of fish (no data). bc FIS

ohe  s. A bundle. see ohi.

ʻohe₇  n. short for ʻohenānā, telescope, in astronomy. [+]SCI

ʻOhe  placename. street, Kakaʻako, Honolulu. (TM). lit.: bamboo.

ʻōhea₁ [ʻō·hea]  vs.
  • drowsy, apathetic, as after eating a big meal.
  • fig., weak, ineffective.

He pua ʻōhea kēnā, ʻole i ke kikowaenaa weak arrow that of yours, it doesn't hit the bull's eye. (song)

ohea  adj. Lazy after eating; tired of work; no inclination to work; he molowa, hoihoi ole, ohea i ka la.

ʻōhea₂ [ʻō·hea]  warm, tasteless, as water exposed to the sun.

ohea  adv. inter, the genitive case of hea. Of where? of what place? Gram. § 160;

ohea  v. To weed; to hoe. see oheu;

ohea  s. An arrow not well fitted; a matter of play for children; he pua lele ole, he pua ohea.

ʻōheahea [ʻō·hea·hea]  redup. of ʻōhea₁, drowsy, ʻōhea₂, warm, tasteless...

ʻŌheahea hoʻi kēia .Today is drowsy, sleepy.

oheahea  adj. Warm; tasteless, as warm water; he wai oheahea, he wai mama.

ʻōheahea hoʻi kēia lā  lazy weather (EH)

ʻōheahea ka lā  sleepy day (EH)

ʻoheʻala  n. var. spelling of ʻohe ʻala, sweet cane. AltSpel SUG

ʻohe ʻala, ʻoheʻala  n. sweet cane. (Isa. 43.24) SUG

oheala  s. Ohe and ala, sweet. Sweet cane; a vegetable offered in sacrifice. Isa. 43:24. Sweet calamus. Puk. 30:23.

ʻōheʻe [ʻō·heʻe]  same as alaheʻe, a small tree. TRE

ʻō heʻe  n.v. octopus spearing; to spear octopuses.

ohee  s. O, to pierce, and hee, squid. To take squid by spearing; i ka ohee lakou, they are spearing squid.

ʻoheha  vs. var. spelling of ʻōheha, somewhat lazy. AltSpel

ʻōheha, ʻoheha [ʻō·heha]  vs. somewhat lazy. see heha, maheha.

oheha  adj. Slow; lazy in work. see heha, molowa.

ʻohe hano ihu  same as hano₃, nose flute. MUS

ohe Hawaiʻi  n. native bamboo (Schizostachyum glaucifolium) with long green joints, and large leaves. Wood soft, makes best pūʻili, rattles; formerly made into straw for hats. (Neal 62)PLA

ʻohe hoʻonui ʻike [ʻohe hoʻo·nui ʻike]  n. microscope. lit., tube magnifying vision. SCI

ʻohe hoʻonui ʻike [ʻohe hoʻo·nui ʻike]  n. microscope. lit., tube (for) enlarging sight. see aniani kaupaneʻe, paepae aniani kaupaneʻe. SCI

ʻohe kāʻekeʻeke  see kāʻekeʻeke, bamboo pipes...

ʻohe Kahiki  n. bamboo with short, green joints and large leaves; wood hard, used for knives, fishing poles, house construction; introduced from Tahiti. (HP 213)PLA

ʻohe kani  n. flute. lit., playing bamboo. MUS

ʻohekani puluka [ʻohe·kani puluka]  n. flute. also puluka. MUS

ʻohe kāpala, ʻohe kāpalapala [ʻohe ·pala, ʻohe ·pala·pala]  n. piece of bamboo carved for printing tapa; bamboo stamp. lit., printing bamboo. TAP

ohekapala  s. Ohe, bamboo, and kapala, to print. A piece of bamboo carved for the purpose of printing kapa; he ohe kakau.

ʻohe kāpalapala  S   var. spelling of ʻohe kāpala, piece of bamboo carved for printing...

ʻohekaumakawalu  n. an array of telescopes, also know as an interferometer. lit. placement of many telescopes. [+]SCI

ʻOhekaumakawalu a Keck.Keck Interferometer. (add3)

ʻohekaumakawalu ʻaweʻawe.VLA, the very large array. (add3)

ʻohekaumakawalu hapamilimika.SMA, the submilimeter array. (add3)

ʻohekaumakawalu laha loa.VLBA, the very large baseline array. (add3)

ʻōheke  {ʻō- + heke₆} vs. cf. heke₆, shy, sensitive...

He ʻōheke wale ke kuaʻāina kānaka.Country people are rather shy.

hoʻōheketo cause shyness, to be modest

oheke  adj. Fearful; bashful; modest; humble; he oheke wale ko ke kuaaina kanaka, the country people are modest and diffident; he oheke ole kanaka wahi alii, the people about the chief are without modesty.

ʻohe kikoʻolā [ʻohe kikoʻo·]  n. a native tree (Tetraplasandra waimeae), found only in forests of Kauaʻi above Waimea; about 9 m tall, with few branches, the leaves about 30 cm long, each leaf with five to thirteen large, oblong leaflets, and like some other araliads, with many flowers in umbels. lit., straggly bamboo. TRE FLO

ʻohe kīwī [ʻohe ·]  n. cathode-ray tube (CRT). lit., TV tube. see ʻūholo uila ʻine. SCI

ʻohe kukuluaeʻo [ʻohe kukulu·aeʻo]  same as ʻohe₄, a native tree (Reynoldsia sandwicesis)...

ʻōhelahela [ʻō·hela·hela]  similar to helahela, redup. of hela₁, redness of the eyelids, rawness..., hela₂, to spread, as the arms...; widespread.

ʻohe lau liʻiliʻi [ʻohe lau liʻi·liʻi]  n. small-leafed bamboo. PLA

ʻōhele  a hula (EH)

ʻohe liʻiliʻi [ʻohe liʻi·liʻi]  n. dwarf bamboo.

ohelo.jpgborder=0ʻōhelo₁ [ʻō·helo]  n. a small native shrub (Vaccinium reticulatum), in the cranberry family; it has many branches with many small, rounded, toothed leaves, and bears round, red or yellow berries, which are edible raw or cooked for sauce. Formerly sacred to Pele, to whom offerings were made by throwing fruiting branches into the fiery pit at Kīlauea. Wind-dried leaves are still used for tea. (Neal 662–3) [Pn(CE) *taa-fero, a tree or shrub]PLA

ohelo  s. A species of small fruit of a reddish color; the Hawaiian whortleberry. see helo.

ʻōhelo₂ [ʻō·helo]  nvi.
  • to move rapidly this way and that or back and forth, as a stick poking an oven
  • to ram
  • ramrod
. see helo₁, to move back and forth rapidly, jerky pushing or sawing motion..., ʻōnoʻonou, to force upon...

ʻōhelo₃ [ʻō·helo]  n. a hula dance; the dancer leans over on one side, supporting himself with one hand, and with the opposite foot and arm making a sawing motion; many mele ʻōhelo have sexual import. also hula helo. HUL

ʻōhelo₄ [ʻō·helo]  n. general name for Vaccinium spp., found on all islands but not common around Kīlauea Crater. Fruits are edible but smaller than ʻōhelo₁.

ʻōhelo ʻai [ʻō·helo ʻai]  lit., edible ʻōhelo. same as ʻōhelo₁, a small native shrub (Vaccinium reticulatum), in the cranberry family... FOO

ʻōheloʻeleʻele [ʻō·heloʻeleʻele]  n. blackberries. FOO

ʻōhelohelo [ʻō·helo·helo]  vs. pink, rosy, of the color of ʻōhelo berries. COL

He aloha pua, pua ʻōhelohelo.Beloved the blossoms, the pink blossoms.

hoʻōheloheloto color pink

ohelohelo  A species of small fruit of a reddish color; the Hawaiian whortleberry. see helo. adj. Having the color of the ohelo, i. e., a light red; he hainaka ohelohelo, he silika ohelohelo.

ʻōhelo huihui [ʻō·helo hui·hui]  n. name of a seaweed. SWD

ʻohelo huki manu, ʻōhelo huki manu [ʻo·helo huki manu]  n. flexible gummed rod used for extracting ʻuaʻu fledglings from their holes. lit., rod for pulling birds. BIR

ʻōhelo huki manu  n. var. spelling of ʻohelo huki manu, flexible gummed rod used for extracting ʻuaʻu fledglings from their holes. lit.... AltSpel BIR

ʻōhelo kai [ʻō·helo kai]  same as ʻaeʻae, a shrub. PLA

ʻōhelo kau lāʻau [ʻō·helo kau lāʻau]  n. a native bush (Vaccinium calycinum) related to the ʻōhelo₁ but taller and having larger leaves and less palatable fruit. lit., ʻōhelo placed on trees. TRE PLA

ʻōhelo papa [ʻō·helo papa]  n. a native strawberry (Fragaria chiloensis var. sandwicensis) growing on Hawaiʻi and Maui between altitudes of 1,050 and 1,800 m, and closely related to varieties from Alaska and Patagonia. The whole plant, except the upper side of the leaves, is silky-hairy. Fruits ripen from June to September, and are red. Other cultivated species and varieties, with larger fruits, are grown in Hawaiʻi. (Neal 393)PLA FOO

ohelopapa  s. A strawberry.

ʻohe mauka  n. a small native tree (Tetraplasandra oahuensis), found only on Oʻahu; much like its relative, the ʻoheokai, but having oblong, entire leaflets. lit., upland ʻohe. TRE

ʻōhemo₁ [ʻō·hemo]  vs. weak, as resulting from dysentery. ILL

hoʻōhemoto cause weakness; to pretend weakness

ohemo  v. To discharge freely from the bowels, as in a dysentery.

ʻōhemo₂ [ʻō·hemo]  S   rare var. of hoʻohemo, to loosen, undo, unfasten... see hemo, loose, separated, untied...

He ukuhi ʻōhemo keiki.Children completely weaned.

ohemo  adj. Weaned; broken off, as from sucking; as a child from the breast. see hemo. He ukuhi ohemo na keiki.

ʻōhemohemo [ʻō·hemo·hemo]  redup. of ʻōhemo, weak...

ohemohemo  adj. Faint; languid; weak; omino, alalohe, nawaliwali.

ʻohe nānā [ʻohe ·]  n. spyglass, telescope, microscope.. lit., tube for looking. see ex. ʻōhuna.

ʻohenānā [ʻohe··]  n. telescope.

paʻa ʻohenānābinoculars

ohenana  s. Ohe, bamboo, and nana, to see, look. A spyglass. see ohe.

ʻohe naupaka [ʻohe nau·paka]  n. a native naupaka (Scaevola glabra and S. kauaiensis), a shrub or small tree of the mountains, with yellow, curved, tubular flowers, about 2.5 cm long. PLA TRE FLO

ʻohene  same as ʻOluʻekeloahoʻokaʻamoena, but a guardian of the opposite sex of the high chief or chiefess whose sleeping place was guarded.

ʻOheʻo  placename. gulch, streams, pools. Menstruating women were not allowed to bathe here, hence it was considered taboo.

oheohe [ohe·ohe]  vs. tall and straight, as a tree; precipitous, steep. see hau oheohe. [Pn(CE) *kofe-kofe, a tree]WIN TRE

Ka ua i Lilikoʻi ē, oheohe i luna .The rain at Lilikoʻi, so steep and high.

oheohe  adj. Half erect, not flat or horizontal, but as a steep roof of a house; ku oheohe, a kulu ole. s. The bamboo; a reed generally see ohe.

ohe_ohe.jpgborder=0ʻoheʻohe₁  n. tall native trees (Tetraplasandra kavaiensis and varieties), closely related to the ʻohe mauka, and found on all Hawaiian Islands. Also Reynoldsia sandwicensis (Niʻihau). (Neal 652)PLA TRE

ʻoheʻohe₂  same as pūʻoheʻohe, Job's-tears.

ʻoheʻohe₃  n. a variety of sweet potato. SWP

ʻoheokai [ʻohe-o-kai]  same as ʻohe kukuluaeʻo, a native tree (Reynoldsia sandwicesis)...

ʻōhepa [ʻō·hepa]  {ʻō- + hepa} vs. moronic. see hepa.

ʻohepiʻo  n. var. spelling of ʻohe piʻo, siphon. lit., bent bamboo. AltSpel

ʻohe piʻo, ʻohepiʻo  n. siphon. lit., bent bamboo.

ʻohe puhi ahi  n. bamboo fire-blowing tube.

ʻohe puluka  n. flute. lit., flute (Eng.) bamboo.

ʻōheu [ʻō·heu]  vt. to sprout, as young seedlings or as a young man's beard; to weed fine young seedlings.

oheu  v. To weed or hoe, as potatoes; to dig over a garden. v. see heu. To come out, as the beard of a young man; oheuheu, ua oheu ae no hoi kou puukole, make kuu makua.

ʻōheuheu [ʻō·heu·heu]  fuzzy. redup. of ʻōheu;

oheuheu  v. see heu. To come out, as the beard of a young man; oheuheu, ua oheu ae no hoi kou puukole, make kuu makua.

ʻōhewa [ʻō·hewa]  {ʻō- + hewa₁} S  vs. delirious, incoherent, as a drunkard.

hoʻōhewato bring on drunkenness; drunk, incoherent

ohewa  v. O, to pierce, and hewa, wrong. To make a false stab at a person or thing.

ʻōhewahewa [ʻō·hewa·hewa]  S   psychotic. redup. of ʻōhewa; [Ka lauwili ʻana o ka noʻonoʻo me ka walaʻau pū ʻana ma ke ʻano pupule.]ILL

hoʻōhewahewaredup. of hoʻōhewa

ʻōhewahewa ka makableary eyed, glazed eyes

ʻōhewahewa ʻōpulepuledelirium tremens

ohewahewa  adj. Far gone with sickness; dead drunk; dim-sighted; ohewahewa mai la na maka, the eyes do not see plainly; not able to see from intense light or other cause; liable to mistake what is seen. see hoohewahewa.

ʻohe wai  n. water pipe, hose; bamboo water container.

ohi₁  nvs.
  • young animal, usually female;
  • maiden just entering womanhood;
  • youth;
  • youthful growth.
. see puaʻa ohi, wohi. [PPn *osi, young shoot, sucker]

ohi moapullet

pipi ohiyoung cow, heifer (Isa. 7.21)

ohi  adj. he puaa ohi, a female hog that bears no pigs; he alii ohi, oia ke alii nana e ae ke kapa moe. NOTE.—Another native says that ohi is the appellation given to a female animal upon the first bearing of young. see Isa. 7:21. After two or three productions she is called kumulau.

ohi₂  vt. to peel, as bark. (rare.

ohi₃  n. shoots from roots, as of the wauke plant. see wohi. PLA

ʻO ka huli maikaʻi, ʻoia ka wauke i pau i ke kua ʻia mamua, ā ʻo ka wauke i ulu aʻe mahope he ʻae ia, ā he ohi; ua ulu aʻe ka wauke hou ma ke aʻa a ma ka weli o ka wauke kahiko.The best planting slips were from the mulberry which had been cut back before; the mulberry that grew back afterward were the ʻae and the ohi shoots; the mulberry grew again from the roots and the main root of the old mulberry.

ohi₄  var. of wohi₁, one whose parent was of piʻo, naha, or nīʻaupiʻo rank, and the other parent of second degree collaterality. see wohi₁. [He wohi; he kūlana aliʻi nona kekahi makua o ke kūlana piʻo, naha a nīʻaupiʻo paha a me kekahi makua aku o ke kūlana haʻahaʻa iho.]

ʻohi₁  nvt.
  • to gather, harvest, cull, pick, select; gathering, selection;
  • to collect, as wages or taxes;
  • to take away or usurp, as land;
  • to draft, as soldiers;
  • to buy;
  • bundle, as of taro leaves.
bc [Pn(NP) *kofi, gather, collect]TAR

KaʻohinaniThe beautiful gathering [said to refer to bountiful harvests]. (street name, Honolulu)

mea ʻohi kālācashier, money collector

mea ʻohigleanings

ʻOhi mai nohoʻi ʻo Iēhowa iaʻu.The Lord has taken me up. (Hal. 27 10)

Ua ʻohi ʻia kiaʻi.The guards were selected.

ʻohi  vt. to collect, as fingerprints at the scene of a crime. cf. kāpala. see hano ʻohi. LAW

ʻohi i ka meheu manamana lima (māka manamana lima, kiʻi manamana lima)to collect fingerprints

ohi  v. To gather up, as things scattered; to glean. Kanl. 24:21. To collect together. Nah. 11:32. To collect, as fruit; to gather in a harvest. Oihk. 19:9, 10. To pluck, as fruit, and carry away; to collect together, as property; ua ohiia ka waiwai; to collect; to sweep in, as in collecting the spoil of a conquered enemy. To carry away by force; equivalent to hao; aohe pu oloko o ka pa, ua pau i ka ohiia e na kanaka mawaho, there was no gun in the fort, they were all taken away by the people without. To choose out. Sam. 17:40. To receive; to be taken into the care or friendship of one; ohi mai o Liholiho i poe punahele nana; pau ae la ke kui i ka ohiia i makau, all the nails were collected for fish-hooks. To receive, as the interest on money. To take up and protect, as an orphan. Hal. 27:10. s. A collecting, as of money or property, implying difficulty; the collecting the fruits of a harvest. 2 Oihl. 31:5. The collecting, as debts. A bundle or collection of something; as, he ohi wauke, he ohi kalo, a bundle of wauke, a bundle of kalo.

ʻohi₂  vi. to gush, chatter aimlessly and ramblingly, gabble. see hāpuku₂, ʻohikui, puaʻohi, waha ʻohi. bc [Pn(CE) *kohi, chatter, talk nonsense: *koh(i,e)] [Ka walaʻau wale.]₁₄

ohi  adj. False; deceitful; waha ohi, a lying mouth; he wahahee.

ohi  s. For ohe, bamboo. Laieik. 22. A misprint perhaps.

ohia  s. A contraction for ohiia. A forcing; constraining; compelling. 2 Kor. 9:5; The name of a class of gods under the general name of akuanoho.

ʻohia  pas/imp. of ʻohi₁, gather, harvest... [Pn(NP) *kofi, gather, collect]MUS

ʻOhia mai ā pau pono ʻike kumu o Hawaiʻi.Gather up every bit of the basic knowledge of Hawaiʻi. (chant for Kalākaua)



see below...

  ʻōhiʻa₁ - two kinds of trees.
      ʻōhiʻa ʻahihi - see ʻāhihi₁, a low spreading bush (Metrosideros sp.)...
      ʻōhiʻa ʻai - the mountain apple (Eugenia malaccensis), a forest tree to 15 m high, found ....
      ʻōhiʻa ʻai keʻokeʻo - a rare form of ʻōhiʻa ʻai (Eugenia malaccensis f. ....
      ʻōhiʻa ʻāpane - same as ʻōhiʻa lehua except that the blossom is dark-red. Perhaps the name ....
      ʻōhiʻa hā - same as hā₇, a native species of Eugenia (E. sandwicensis, ....
      ʻōhiʻa hākea - same as ʻōhiʻa kea, an ʻōhiʻa ʻai or ʻōhiʻa lehua with white blossoms...
      ʻōhiʻa hāmau - same as lehua hāmau, poetic reference to the lehua tree...
      ʻōhiʻa kea - an ʻōhiʻa ʻai or ʻōhiʻa lehua with white blossoms.
      ʻōhiʻa kō - ʻōhiʻa log dragged () from the uplands to the sea to be made into a canoe.
      ʻōhiʻa kū - a native filmy fern (Mecodium recurvuum) with narrow, subdivided fronds, to ....
      ʻōhiʻa kū ma kua - same as ʻōhiʻa lehua, the flower of the ʻōhiʻa tree...
      ʻōhiʻa Laka - a legendary ʻōhiʻa tree that bore only two flowers, a red one on an eastern ....
      ʻōhiʻa lehua - see lehua, the flower of the ʻōhiʻa tree...
      ʻōhiʻa lehua puakea - an ʻōhiʻa lehua with white flowers.
      ʻōhiʻa leo - a poetic name for ʻōhiʻa ʻai. lit., voice ʻōhiʻa, so called ....
      ʻōhiʻa loke - the rose apple (Eugenia jambos), a tree from tropical Asia, to about 9 m ....
      ʻōhiʻa ʻula - an ʻōhiʻa ʻai with red fruit.
      ʻōhiʻa ʻulaʻula - similar to ʻōhiʻa lehua puakea but with red flowers.
          haku ʻōhiʻa - ʻŌhiʻa log to be carved into a canoe (also malu ʻōhiʻa, ....
          ʻiʻo ʻōhiʻa - ʻōhiʻa wood grain; reddish grain of koa wood.
          kaula ʻōhiʻa - strong outrigger lashing used on deepwater canoes, probably so called because of the ....
          malu ʻōhiʻa - taboo ceremonies when an ʻōhiʻa tree was cut to be carved into images; the ....
          wai ʻōhiʻa - juice or cider of mountain apples; cider in general; tomato juice.
  ʻōhiʻa₂ - tomato.
      ʻōhiʻa haole - tomato.
      ʻōhiʻa lomi - the common table tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum var. commune), ....
      ʻōhiʻa ma ka nahele - the currant tomato (Lycopersicon pimpinellifolium), resembling the common ....
  ʻōhiʻa₃ - a native variety of sugar cane: deep-red and green striped cane when young, becoming ....
  ʻōhiʻa₄ - a variety of taro.
  ʻōhiʻa₅ - a red birthmark, said to be caused by the pregnant mother's longing for mountain ....
  ʻōhiʻa₆ - tabooed, as food patches during famine, so-called because people did not eat from ....

ʻōhiʻa₁ [ʻō·hiʻa]  n. two kinds of trees. see ʻōhiʻa ʻai, ʻōhiʻa lehua. PCP *k(a,o)(f,s)ika. TRE

ohia  s. Name of a species of large tree, the timber used for various purposes, but especially for making gods. see other species below. s. A deciduous fruit somewhat resembling the apple.

ʻōhiʻa₂ [ʻō·hiʻa]  n. tomato. see ʻōhiʻa lomi, the common table tomato...

ʻōhiʻa₃ [ʻō·hiʻa]  n. a native variety of sugar cane: deep-red and green striped cane when young, becoming bronze-red and yellow-brown on exposure (like leaves and flowers of the ʻōhiʻa ʻai, the source of its name); leaves somewhat variegated. (HP 222, 225)FLO SUG

ʻōhiʻa₄ [ʻō·hiʻa]  n. a variety of taro. TAR

ʻōhiʻa₅ [ʻō·hiʻa]  n. a red birthmark, said to be caused by the pregnant mother's longing for mountain apples (ʻōhiʻa ʻai) and eating them.

ʻōhiʻa₆ [ʻō·hiʻa]  vs. tabooed, as food patches during famine, so-called because people did not eat from their taro patches, but from upland ʻōhiʻa ʻai, ti, and sweet potatoes. (Ii 77)SWP TAR

ʻŌhiʻa  placename. gulch, Haʻikū qd., Maui. Two holes in the gulch sides are said to have been made by the god Kāne who thrust in his spear to get water for himself and for Kanaloa (HM 65). Two land divisions and a gulch, Kamalō qd., southeast Molokaʻi. Ancient surfing area, west Niʻihau (Finney-Houston 30). lit.: ʻōhiʻa tree.

ʻōhiʻa ʻahihi [ʻō·hiʻa ʻa·hihi]  see ʻāhihi₁, a low spreading bush (Metrosideros sp.)...

ohia_ai.jpgborder=0ʻōhiʻa ʻai [ʻō·hiʻa ʻai]  n. the mountain apple (Eugenia malaccensis), a forest tree to 15 m high, found on many islands of the Pacific. It belongs to the myrtle family, has large oval leaves, tufted flowers growing from trunk and branches, and cerise, apple-like fruits. Formerly Hawaiians prepared the fruit, splitting and drying it in the sun.lit., edible ʻōhiʻa. (Neal 636) [(OC) PPn *kafika, A tree, Malay apple (Syzygium malaccensis)]PLA TRE FLO

ʻŌhiʻa noho i ka malu.ʻŌhiʻa staying in the shade [of flawless beauty; this tree grows in forests].

ohiaai  s. Name of the tree that bears the ohia fruit; ohia apane, the ohia with red blossoms.

ʻŌhiʻaʻai [ʻŌhiʻa-ʻai]  placename. gulch, Puʻukapu and Lāʻie qds., Oʻahu. lit.: mountain apple.

ʻōhiʻa ʻai keʻokeʻo [ʻō·hiʻa ʻai keʻo·keʻo]  n. a rare form of ʻōhiʻa ʻai (Eugenia malaccensis f. cericarpa) with white blossoms and white fruit.

ʻōhiʻa ʻāpane [ʻō·hiʻa ʻā·pane]  same as ʻōhiʻa lehua except that the blossom is dark-red. Perhaps the name refers to the redness of the ʻapapane, a bird. BIR

ohia_ha.jpgborder=0ʻōhiʻa hā [ʻō·hiʻa ]  same as hā₇, a native species of Eugenia (E. sandwicensis, (Neal 635)), reported by (Thrum) as kauokahiki and by (Rock) as pāʻihi (Maui). PLA

ohiaha  s. Another species of the ohia tree; hili ohiaha a hooluu.

ʻōhiʻa hākea [ʻō·hiʻa ·kea]  same as ʻōhiʻa kea, an ʻōhiʻa ʻai or ʻōhiʻa lehua with white blossoms...

ʻōhiʻa hāmau [ʻō·hiʻa ·mau]  same as lehua hāmau, poetic reference to the lehua tree...

ʻōhiʻa haole [ʻō·hiʻa haole]  n. tomato. see ʻōhiʻa lomi, the common table tomato...

ʻōhiʻa kea [ʻō·hiʻa kea]  n. an ʻōhiʻa ʻai or ʻōhiʻa lehua with white blossoms.

ʻōhiʻa kō [ʻō·hiʻa ]  n. ʻōhiʻa log dragged () from the uplands to the sea to be made into a canoe. CAN

ʻōhiʻakū  n. var. spelling of ʻōhiʻa kū, a native filmy fern (Mecodium recurvuum) with narrow... AltSpel FER TRE

ʻōhiʻa kū, ʻōhiʻakū  n. a native filmy fern (Mecodium recurvuum) with narrow, subdivided fronds, to 30 cm long, growing on trees in damp forests. lit., standing [on] ʻōhiʻa. FER TRE

ʻōhiʻa kū ma kua [ʻō·hiʻa ma kua]  same as ʻōhiʻa lehua, the flower of the ʻōhiʻa tree...

ʻōhiʻa Laka [ʻō·hiʻa laka]  n. a legendary ʻōhiʻa tree that bore only two flowers, a red one on an eastern branch and a white one on the western branch; the wood was believed endowed with mana. TRE FLO

ʻōhiʻa lehua [ʻō·hiʻa lehua]  see lehua, the flower of the ʻōhiʻa tree... [(OC) PPn *kafika, a tree, Malay apple (Syzygium malaccensis)]

ohialehua  s. Ohia and lehua, name of a blossom of certain trees. Another species of the ohia, bearing beautiful blossoms. see lehua.

ʻōhiʻa lehua puakea [ʻō·hiʻa lehua pua·kea]  n. an ʻōhiʻa lehua with white flowers. FLO

ʻŌhiʻalele [ʻŌhiʻa-lele]  placename. area Hoʻōpūloa qd., Hawaiʻi. Ridge, Kamalō qd., Molokaʻi. lit.: leaping ʻōhiʻa tree (a vine suspended from an ʻōhiʻa tree was used as a swing).

ʻōhiʻa leo [ʻō·hiʻa leo]  n. a poetic name for ʻōhiʻa ʻai. lit., voice ʻōhiʻa, so called because these fruit trees were not taboo. cf. lehua hāmau. TRE

ʻōhiʻa loke [ʻō·hiʻa loke]  n. the rose apple (Eugenia jambos), a tree from tropical Asia, to about 9 m high, bearing round, crisp, edible fruits 2.5 cm or more in diameter, which are yellowish and pink and have a roselike odor. lit., rose (Eng.) ʻōhiʻa. (Neal 635)PLA TRE

ʻōhiʻa lomi, ʻōhiʻalomi [ʻō·hiʻa lomi]  n. the common table tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum var. commune), sometimes used for lomi salmon. called ʻōhiʻa on Niʻihau. (Neal 747–8)PLA

ʻōhiʻalomi  var. spelling of ʻōhiʻa lomi, the common table tomato...

ʻōhiʻa ma ka nahele [ʻō·hiʻa ma ka nahele]  n. the currant tomato (Lycopersicon pimpinellifolium), resembling the common table tomato but with small round red fruits only about 1.3 cm in diameter. A native of Peru, it has long been growing wild in Hawaiʻi. lit., ʻōhiʻa in the brush. (Neal 478)PLA

ʻŌhiʻapilo [ʻŌhiʻa-pilo]  placename. land section, Kaunakakai qd., south Molokaʻi. lit.: swampy ʻōhiʻa tree (a mangrove swamp is nearby).

ʻohi ʻauhau  to collect taxes (EH)

ʻōhiʻa ʻula [ʻō·hiʻa ʻula]  n. an ʻōhiʻa ʻai with red fruit.

ʻōhiʻa ʻulaʻula [ʻō·hiʻa ʻulaʻula]  n. similar to ʻōhiʻa lehua puakea but with red flowers. (For. 5:623) FLO

ohie  adj. Wicked; perverse. see hie or hiehie, and ohipua.

ʻohi hāpuku [ʻohi ·puku]  see hāpuku₂, indiscriminately, foolishly...

ʻohi hiki  vt. COD, cash on delivery. lit., collect (on) arrival.

ʻohi ʻia  collected (EH)

ʻohi i ka lūlū  to take up a collection (EH)

ʻOhiʻikau [ʻohiʻi·kau]  n. a hold in lua fighting. LUA

ʻohi kālā [ʻohi ·]  collect money

kanaka ʻohi kālā,cashier

mea ʻohi kālācashier

mīkini ʻohi kālācash register. lit., machine (for) collecting money

wahine ʻohi kālācashier

ʻohikau [ʻohi·kau]  nvi.
  • to listen in order to gossip;
  • to gossip;
  • a gossip.

ohikau  v. To mistake; to make an error in speaking; ohikau wale aku no. see ohipua. s. A mistake; a blunder in speaking.

ʻohi kaulele  to select at random (EH)

ʻōhiki₁ [ʻō·hiki]  vt.
  • to probe, pry, pick out;
  • to prod, as the earth with a digging stick;
  • to shell, as peas;
  • to pick, as the teeth or nose;
  • to clean out, as the ears.
[Pn(CE) *koo-fiti, Pluck out] [Ka ʻeli ʻana me ka lā'au uneune a hemo mai. Hoʻoliliʻu.],₁₂

ohiki  v. To shell, as one shells beans; e ohiki a hoihoi aku i ka pulupulu. To put in; to cram down; e ohiki iloko. To pry up, as a stone. To lance or open, as an abscess.

ʻōhiki₂ [ʻō·hiki]  n. sand crab, probably Ocypode ceratophthalma and O. laevis. [Pn(CE) *koo-fiti, crab sp] [Pāpaʻi ʻeli lua i loko o ke one maloʻo o kahakai. He ʻano pāpaʻi noho one.]₁₄,₁₇CRA

lua ʻōhikisand crab hole [said of a house improperly placed and open on all sides to attack, as a crab hole, by sickness or misfortune] (For. 6:80)

ohiki  s. Name of a species of small crab or sand spider.

ʻōhiki₃ [ʻō·hiki]  n. tapa design.

ohiki  s. Name of a particular manner of thatching; ua ohiki ka maka i ka laau; ua ohikiia ka laau i ka ai i ka wawae.

ʻŌhiki  placename. land section, Kailua qd., Hawaiʻi. see Kaiwi. lit.: sand crab or to pry.

ʻōhiki ʻau moana [ʻō·hiki ʻau moana]  n. crabs found in the open ocean, possibly of the genera Planes or Pachygrapsus (P. marinus). lit., ocean-swimming ʻōhiki. CRA

ʻōhikihiki [ʻō·hiki·hiki]  redup. of ʻōhiki₁, to probe, pry, pick out...; to pry into the past, especially an unsavory past.

lāʻau ʻōhikihiki nihotoothpick

ohikihiki  v. To persevere, as when one expects a favor by asking. To pick, as the teeth; ohikihiki i ka niho a pilo.

ʻōhiki kauka niho [ʻō·hiki kauka niho]  n. dentist's pick, probe. see wili niho.

ʻŌhikilolo [ʻŌhiki-lolo]  placename. ridge, peak, land section, and beach sometimes called Barking Sands, Kaʻena qd., Oʻahu. (PH 157.). lit.: prying out brains.

ʻōhiki maka loa₁ [ʻō·hiki maka loa]  n. a variety of edible crab (no data). lit., long-eyed ʻōhiki. CRA

ʻŌhiki maka loa₂ [ʻō·hiki maka loa]  n. name of a stroke in lua fighting. LUA

ʻōhiki niho [ʻō·hiki niho]  n. toothpick.

ʻohikui [ʻohi·kui]  vi. to talk ramblingly.

ʻōhila [ʻō·hila]  vs. somewhat ashamed, shy. see hila.

ohilo  s. Name of the first day of the month among Hawaiians; same as hilo.

ʻohi loaʻa  n.v. to collect revenue; revenue collection.

ohi moa wahine  pullet (EH)

ʻohina  n.
  • gathering, collecting;
  • selection.
. cf. ʻaupapa, ʻohi, to pick..

Hoʻokahi ʻohina, piha kuʻu ʻeke kālena.Only one collecting, my coin purse is full. (old sailor's song)

ʻohina  n. fact family, as in math. lit., gathering selection.

ohina  v. Ohi and ana. To have one's property swept away for debt; ohina aupapa, same as pau ka waiwai.

ʻōhinu₁ [ʻō·hinu]  nvs.
  • shiny,
  • greasy; grease.
  • piece of roasted meat; roast;

Ka ʻōhinu lele uahi manu ē.The grease coming from the bird smoke. (chant)

ohinu  s. The piece of meat roasted as above, or a piece for roasting. 1 Sam. 2:15; Isa. 44:16. Ka ohinu Iele uwahi manu e O ka manu ai leleu. The name of the stick which turns while the meat is roasting.

ʻōhinu₂ [ʻō·hinu]  vt. to roast or broil lightly. (For. 5:277)

ohinu  v. To roast, as meat. Isa. 44:16. To hang up and turn round by the fire for roasting; to roast over or before a fire; ua ohinuia i ka uwahi.

ʻōhinuhinu [ʻō·hinu·hinu]  redup. of ʻōhinu₁, shiny, greasy... roast...

ohinuhinu  v. see ohinu. To roast much or often. To be parched and dried, as the skin or as roast meat; ua ohinuhinu ka ili, ua upepehu. To be smooth and shining, as a swelled skin; hence, To be sick.

ʻōhio [ʻō·hio]  vi.
  • gusty, windy;
  • to let wind.
  • fig., uncertain, vague, flighty.
. cf. hihio.

ʻO ka mea i hoʻolālā ʻia, ke ʻōhio nei .The plan is still vague.

ohio  s. A hahai i ka ohio, a me ka ohio unuunu. s. The thinking; the reflection of the mind upon a beloved but absent object. The undulating motion of the air over a smooth plain in a hot day. v. To stir and loosen the ground around a vegetable.

ohiohi₁ [ohi·ohi]  nvi. to grow vigorously, flourish; young shoots, as of wauke (Kam. 76:110) or from natural layering of olonā branches on fallen trunks. also māohiohi, to grow vigorously... WIN PLA

Ua like ke kanu ʻana (o ke olonā) me ke kanu ʻana a ka wauke, he ohiohi kekahi, he mauwā kahiko kekahi; he pālaha naʻe kona i lalo, a ma ka lālā e ulu kākiwi aʻe ai.The planting (of olonā) was like the planting of wauke, some (slips) were young shoots, some (from) fallen trunks; but they spread downward, and from the branches layerings grew.

Ulu ohiohi lehua o Panaʻewa i ka mili ʻia e ka ua Kanilehua.The lehua of Panaʻewa grow splendidly, constantly fondled by the lehua-drinking rain. (song)

ohiohi  s. The small straight branches of trees; ohiohi ke kupu o ka laau; ohiohi ke kupu ana ae.

ohiohi₂ [ohi·ohi]  vs. to show, of wood grain.

ohiohi  v. To have substances of various colors united, or a substance of various shades of color, as mahogany timber, curl-maple, curly koa, &c. To be very beautiful; pleasing to look at; handsome.

ʻohiʻohi₁  redup. of ʻohi₁, gather... PCP *ko(f,s)iko(f,s)i.

ʻohiʻohi₂  redup. of ʻohi₂, to gush, chatter aimlessly and ramblingly, gabble...

ohiohi  s. see ohi. Falsehood; deceitful talk; boasting; bragging; ohiohi pukupuku.

ʻohiʻohia  redup. of ʻohia, gather, harvest...

ʻōhiʻohiʻo₁ [ʻō·hiʻo·hiʻo]  vs. tipsy. cf. kāhiʻo.

ohiohio  v. see hio. To stagger or reel, as one intoxicated; to be slightly intoxicated, so as to produce the desire of sleep. To do a thing but slightly. To shut the door lest loafers should come in. s. The dizziness of slight intoxication.

ʻōhiʻohiʻo₂ [ʻō·hiʻo·hiʻo]  n. a seaweed. SWD

ʻōhipa [ʻō·hipa]  var. of ʻōhepa, moronic...

ohipa  v. To vow; to take a vow. To perform a vow. To speak that which is false. see hoohipa.

ʻohipua [ʻohi·pua]  same as puaʻohi, to chatter.

ohipua  adj. Wicked; naughty; perverse; he ohipua ka olelo; careless or negligent in speaking, whether truth or falsehood.

ʻōhiʻu₁ [ʻō·hiʻu] 
  • same as ʻōhiki, to probe, pry, pick out, prod, shell, pick...;
  • to dig up the past, especially past sins of others.

ʻōhiʻu₂ [ʻō·hiʻu]  nvt. stick used as a needle in thatching; to thatch thus. HOU

ohiu  v. To thatch in a particular manner.

ʻōhiʻuhiʻu₁ [ʻō·hiʻu·hiʻu]  redup. of ʻōhiʻu, to dig up the past, especially past sins of others... [Ka huʻe a i ʻole ka hoʻokolo ʻana i kekahi moʻolelo o ka wā ma mua e pili ana i kekahi poʻe.]₁₀

ʻōhiʻuhiʻu₂ [ʻō·hiʻu·hiʻu]  var. name for blue uhu, parrot fish, so called at Kawaihae, Hawaiʻi. FIS

ohiuhiu  s. Name of a species of fish found at Kawaihae; at other places they are called uhu.

ʻōhiʻu niho [ʻō·hiʻu niho]  n. toothpick. lit., probe tooth.

ʻohi wauke  n. bundle of wauke bark. TAP

oho₁  nvi.
  • hair of the head;
  • leaves of plants;
  • fronds of ferns;
  • to leaf out, sprout.
. cf. lauoho, hair of the head... bc FER PLA

Oho hoʻi ka ulu ʻana o ka palai.The ferns are growing and sending out leaves.

Ua ʻūpalu wale ke oho o ke kupukupu,.The kupukupu fern fronds are soft.

oho  s. The hair of the head. Mat. 5:36. Or human hair; oho hina, gray hair. Kin. 42:38. see lauoho. The leaves of the cocoanut trees from their resemblance to hair; wehe ke kaiaulu i ke oho o ka niu, the strong wind loosens the leaves of the cocoanuts.

oho₂  nvi.
  • to call out, cry, yell; outcry;
  • to leap up, as startled birds
. see ohohia, enthusiasm... bc [PPn *ofo, to wake up, be startled]BIR

hoʻōhoto exclaim, cheer, shout, halloo. cf. hoʻōhooho below and kiko hoʻōho (Puk. 24.3.)

ke oho ʻālanathe proclaimed offering (For. 6:377)

ʻōlelo hoʻōhointerjection, exclamation, whoop

oho  v. To cry out; more often hooho; to exclaim, cry out, as many voices; to cry out, exclaim, as a single voice; hooho ae la ia leo nui, a pane mai la ia me ka hooho ana, auwe! pau! see hooho. To cry out, as a flock of birds on being frightened; oho ae la ka auna manu i ka ilio.

oho₃  n. capillary, i.e. one of the minute blood vessels between the arteries and the veins. BOD

No ka liʻiliʻi loa o kekahi mau oho, pono e nānā ʻia me ka ʻohe hoʻonui ʻike.Since some capillaries are so small, they must be observed using a microscope.

Ohoaka  s. The name of the second day of the month; same as hoaka.

oho hākeakea  blonde (EH)

ohohia [oho·hia] 
  • pas/imp. of oho₂, to call out, cry, yell; outcry; to leap up, as startled birds...;
  • enthusiasm; enthusiastic,
  • delighted, pleased;
  • enthusiastic acclaim.
[ʻOliʻoli nui i kekahi hana; ka ʻeleu a me hauʻoli ma ka hana ʻana i kekahi hana ma muli o ka hoihoi o ia hana. Ka hauʻoli me ka pīhoihoi o ka naʻau. Mau; ola mau. Hoihoi loa i kekahi hana.],,₁₄

Ohoku  s. Also the name of the second day of the month. s. The name of the fifteenth day of the month, that is, the day that succeeds the day of the full moon.

ohokuʻi [oho·kuʻi]  n. wig, switch. lit., added hair.

ohokui  s. Oho, hair, and kui, to join together. A wig, made awkwardly, formerly worn in war. Kum. Haw. 10.

ōholehole [ō·hole·hole]  same as āholehole, a fish. (rare.FIS

ʻōholi [ʻō·holi]  same as holi₁, sprout, holi₂, ask indirectly...

oholi  v. see holi. To question for information.

oho lupalupa₁ [oho lupa·lupa]  vs. abundant, luxuriant, as plants or hair tresses; lush. PLA

oho lupalupa₂ [oho lupa·lupa]  n. name of a tapa design. TAP

ʻōhoma [ʻō·homa]  same as homa₁, disappointed, homa₂, thin, homa₃, hold a course...

ohoma  adj. Destitute; without conveniences; ua ku au i ka pa ohoma, a ua kokoke mai kona la.

ʻohona manu  n. brood.

ʻōhonohono [ʻō·hono·hono]  nvs. slightly offensive odor, as of bog, marsh. cf. honohono.

ohooho  to acclaim. redup. of oho₂; PPN *ofoofo.

hoʻōhoohoredup. of hoʻōho (Hal. 41.11)

ʻō hoʻokani [ʻō hoʻo·kani]  n. tuning fork (preceded by ke). lit., musical fork. also hao hoʻokani. MUS

ʻōhopehopekeʻa [ʻō·hope·hope·keʻa]  vi. to begin to form, of tubers. (Kep. 87)(rare.

Ohta-san  see ʻukulele Ohta-san. MUS

ohu  s. A fog; a mist; a cloud. Puk. 24:16. Smoke; vapor. Iob. 36:27. Ka ohu e uhi ana i ke kuahiwi, the light cloud that covers the mountains. syn. with awa, fine rain; also noe, spray. The breath of a person in a cold morning; o ka ohu no ia o ke kanaka. see mahu.

ʻohu₁  nvs. mist, fog, vapor, light cloud on a mountain; bc [(FJ) PPn *kofu, mist and other forms of water vapor; envelop (as mist)] [He ao pili i ka honua a hana nui ke ʻike aku i loko.]₁₄WIN LEI

hōʻohuto form mist; misty, etc

ʻohu₂  nvs. adorned as with leis LEI

Hui ʻia ke ʻala me ke onaona i lei ʻohu nou, ē Kalani.Combined are fragrance and sweetness into a lei to adorn you, O Queen. (name song for Liliʻuokalani)

ʻōhū [ʻō·]  nvi. swelling, as of the sea, especially a small comber that rises without breaking, but of sufficient strength to speed a surfboard;
  • to rise, of a wave before it breaks.
  • to swell, rise in a lump, protrude; protuberance, bump on the head;
  • hillock, knoll, elevation;
[Ka piʻi ʻana o ka nalu me ke poʻi ʻole. Ka ʻale nui o ke kai.],SPO


ohu  v. To roll up, as the sea that does not break. Laieik. 91. To swell high, as water; ohu iluna ka wai; ua piha a ohu iluna ke kai. s. A roller or swell of water that does not break. Name of a place raised up for any purpose. see ohuku and ahua.

ʻōhua₁ [ʻō·hua]  n.
  • retainers, dependents, servants,
  • inmates,
  • members (of a family),
  • visitors or sojourners in a household;
  • passengers, as on a ship.
. cf. kaʻa ʻōhua, bus, taxi... bc

ʻōhua [ʻō·hua]  n. extra, i.e. one hired for crowd scenes in movie or video production. see pepeke ʻōhua, dependent clause, in grammar...

ohua  s. The family part of a household, as children, servants, domestics, sojourners, &c.; the master and mistress are not generally included. Kin. 12:5. Ka ohua ia o Hinahele me Kuula. Applied to the passengers on a vessel.

ohua.jpgborder=0ʻōhua₂ [ʻō·hua]  n. young of such fish as hīnālea, humuhumu, kala, kūpou, manini, pualu, uhu; also the ornate wrasse (Halichoeres ornatissimis). cf. ʻāhua. bc FIS

ohua  s. Name of the young of the fish called manini. see makaliiohua.

ʻōhua₃ [ʻō·hua]  vi. to slide, slip, ricochet, glance, as an arrow. bc

ohua  v. To glide; to slip off, as the glancing of the arrow in throwing the arrow; ua ohua kau ka ana i ka pua.

Ohua  s. Name of the thirteenth day of the month; properly hua.

ʻŌhua  placename. avenue, Waikīkī, Honolulu. lit.: retainer (Liliʻuokalani's retainers lived here).

ʻōhua hāʻekaʻeka [ʻō·hua hāʻekaʻeka]  same as palapōhaku, young of manini. FIS

ʻōhua kala [ʻō·hua kala]  n. young of the fish kala. FIS

ʻōhua kāniʻo [ʻō·hua ·niʻo]  n. second growth stage of manini, with stripes. lit., striped young. FIS

ʻōhua kāpena [ʻō·hua ·pena]  n. cabin (Eng.) passenger.

ʻōhua kūkae puaʻa [ʻō·hua ·kae puaʻa]  n. young of the fish humuhumu. lit., pig excrement young; said to be so called because of the tale that the demigod Kamapuaʻa disguised himself as one of a school of humuhumu; when Peleʻs family caught some of the humuhumu he appeared as a human and taunted them as grasping his excrement. FIS

ʻōhua liko [ʻō·hua liko]  n. earliest growth stage of manini, which is transparent. FIS

ohualiko  s. A species of fish like the manini.

ohualimukala  s. A species of small fish.

ʻōhua līpoa [ʻō·hua ·poa]  n. young fish feeding on līpoa, a seaweed. FIS SWD

ohualipoa  s. A species of small fish.

ʻōhua niho nui [ʻō·hua niho nui]  n. young, probably of ʻāwela, a fish. lit., big-toothed young. FIS

ʻōhua ʻoneki [ʻō·hua ʻoneki]  n. deck passenger.

ʻōhua paʻawela [ʻō·hua paʻa·wela]  n. young, probably of ʻāwela, a fish. FIS

ohuapaawela  s. A species of fish.

ʻōhua palapōhaku [ʻō·hua pala··haku]  see palapōhaku, manini young. FIS

ʻōhua palemo [ʻō·hua palemo]  n.
  • young of uhu, parrot fish.
  • fig., a clever person who gets away with mischief.
  lit., slippery young.
[Ka ʻōhua uhu.]FIS

ohuapalemo  s. A species of small fish. Laieik. 12.

ʻōhua unahi nui [ʻō·hua unahi nui]  lit., big-scaled young. same as ʻōhua palemo; FIS

ʻōhui [ʻō·hui]  n. batch, as of cookies or recruits.

ʻōhuʻi [ʻō·huʻi]  vt. to twist, as in pulling out a tooth; to extract, pull out. (rare.[Pn(CE) *ko-suki, ?? *ko(o)suki]BOD

ohui  v. To twist round, as in pulling out a tooth. To snatch or rescue, as in pulling a child from the flames. To pick or pull out a sliver from the flesh.

ʻōhuʻihuʻi₁ [ʻō·huʻi·huʻi]  vs. somewhat cool. see huʻihuʻi.

ʻōhuʻihuʻi₂ [ʻō·huʻi·huʻi]  redup. of ʻōhuʻi, twist, extract...

ohuihui  v. To twist round and draw out, as a tooth; ohuihui i ka niho; ohuihui i ka naio, to pull up the naio (sandal-wood.) see ohui.

ʻōhuka [ʻō·huka]  vs. feral but formerly domesticated, as feral goats. see ʻāhiu.

ʻohu kolo  creeping mist (EH)

ʻōhuku [ʻō·huku]  {ʻō- + huku} same as huku,
  • protuberance, to protrude,
  • lump,
  • projection, elevation,
  • jutting out, jut
  • heap;
[He puʻu ma luna o ke kuahiwi e ʻoʻoi ana i luna. ʻōhuku lae: Kahi māhele o ka lae kahakai e ʻoi ana i waho o ke kai. Ke kukū ʻana i luna. He pōhaku e kukū ana i waho.],₁₀,,₁₄

ʻōhuku ʻalerising billow, swell

ohuku  s. A small, flat elevation; a platform. A protuberance; a round or blunt protuberance of earth, stones or other material. syn. with puu, hua, ahua, wawa, &c. v. To stick out; to be prominent in some part; ua ohuku ke poo.

ʻōhule₁ [ʻō·hule]  nvs. bald; bald person. bc [Pn(CE) *koo-fure, expose by turning inside out]BOD

hoʻōhuleto cause baldness; to shear the hair completely

ohule  v. To be or become baldheaded. Isa. 15:2. Lae ohule. Oihk. 13:40, 41. Hoo. To make the head bald. Ezek. 29:15. To make one's self bald. Oihk.21:5. Ka lauoho ole o ke poo, oia ka ohule. s. A bald-headed person. 2 Nal 2:23. Baldness itself. Mik. 1:16. Ohule pahukani i ke aluia. adj. Bald; bald-headed.

ʻōhule₂ [ʻō·hule]  nvs. defeated without getting a single score, whitewashed, skunked; loser in the card game build. bc SPO

hoʻōhuleto whitewash, defeat

ʻōhūle [ʻō·hūle]  n. meeting point of receding and incoming waves. (rare.

ʻō hulu  n.v. seal hunter; to spear seals. lit., spear fur. [Pn(CE) *koo-suru, ??]

ʻōhulu [ʻō·hulu]  {ʻō- + hulu₁} vi. to feather out; to grow, especially of vines growing from discarded or broken bits of sweet potato; watery and of poor quality, as such potatoes. SWP

ohulu  adj. A person that sails or goes on the ocean; he kanaka ohulu no ka moana.

ohulu  s. Potatoes of the second growth; old sprouted potatoes; ka uala kahiko.

ʻōhuluhulu [ʻō·hulu·hulu]  vs. hairy (of body hair), shaggy.

ʻōhumu [ʻō·humu]  nvt.
  • to grumble, complain, find fault,
  • conspire, plot; conspiracy.
. cf. ʻōhumuhumu. bc [Pn(CE) *koo-sumu, murmur, grumble] [Namunamu i hoʻopuka pololei ʻole ʻia naʻe i ka mea e namunamu ʻia ana. 1. walaʻau no nā mea ʻino a pupuka o kekahi kanaka. 2. hoʻolālā e hanaʻino, kaua, a hana like aku paha i kekahi.]₁₂,₁₄

ʻO ka ʻōhumu e make ke aliʻi.The plot to kill the king.

ʻōhumu kiniconstantly complaining

ohumu  v. To complain of or find fault with the conduct of some person or of something done. Neh. 5:1. To complain secretly or privately. To confer privately concerning an absent person, either with a good or bad design. To confer clandestinely; to murmur. To speak against one. Puk. 16:7. To complain of persons. Ios. 9:18. To conspire against one; to grumble secretly; to be discontented. To congratulate one's self; to think in one's own mind; to lay out or plan anything secretly within one's self. 2 Sam. 13:32. s. A murmuring or complaining. Puk. 16:12. A secret conference or council. Kin. 49:6. He ohumu kipi, a conspiracy. Ezek. 22:25. Ohumu wale, a grumbling; a complaint without cause.

ʻōhumuhumu [ʻō·humu·humu]  redup. of ʻōhumu, to grumble, complain, find fault, conspire, plot...; to relate one's woes, as to a sympathetic friend. PCP *koo(f,s)umu(f,s)umu.

kuʻu hoa ʻōhumuhumuthe friend to whom I may unburden myself

ʻōhumuhumu ʻole  uncomplaining (EH)

ʻōhumuʻino  conspiracy (EH)

ʻōhumu kipi [ʻō·humu kipi]  n. conspiracy or plot to rebel.

ʻōhuna₁ [ʻō·huna]  n. secret, hidden thing. see huna₂.

He ʻōhuna nalo ʻole kāu i ka ʻike a kuʻu ʻohe nānā.Yours is a secret that cannot be hidden from my telescope. (song)

ʻōhuna₂ [ʻō·huna]  same as ʻōhune₁, skin rash, ʻōhune₂, small goby...

ohuna  s. A species of very small fish.

Ohuna  s. Name of the eleventh day of the month. see huna.

ʻōhune₁ [ʻō·hune]  n. skin rash. ILL

ohune  s. A disease of the skin; the itch; mai puupuu liilii.

ʻōhune₂ [ʻō·hune]  n. small goby. see ʻōlohe₆. FIS

ohune  s. A species of very small fish.

ʻōhune₃ [ʻō·hune]  same as hune, tiny.

ʻōhune₄ [ʻō·hune]  n. a kind of seaweed. SWD

ʻohu neʻepapa  n. mist (KAN)

ʻōhune wela [ʻō·hune wela]  n. a heat rash, prickly heat.

piʻi ka ʻōhune welato get a heat rash

ʻohuʻohu₁  redup. of ʻohu₁, mist, fog...

ohuohu  adj. Large; heavy; burdened; ohuohu o mea i hele mai la; ohuohu o mea i ka lei.

ʻohuʻohu₂  n. white tapa with black dots and figures. TAP

ohuohu  A blackish kind of kapa.

ʻohuʻohu₃  redup. of ʻohu₂, adorned as with leis... [Nui nā lei ma ka ʻāʻī.]

ohuohu  s. A myrtle wreath worn around the neck. v. To dress in uniform. To decorate, as a room; to dress out, as a ship; to put on wreaths, &c.

ʻohūʻohū  redup. of ʻōhū, swelling, as of the sea...

oa    od    oe    of    og    oh    oi    ok    ol    om    on    oo    op    or    os    ot    ou    ow       -top-


oia    oia!    oiaa    oiae    oiah    oiai    oiak    oial    oiam    oian    oiap    oieh    oien    oiha    oiho    oika    oiki    oiku    oila    oile    oili    oilo    oilu    oima    oio    oioi    oiol    oiwi    

oi₁  vi. to move; to turn sideways, as contemptuously; to slouch along, gyrate along; to pull away, as in anger; motion of leisurely swaying (less common than oioi). cf. -oio, oioi. [(OC) PPn *oi, withdraw, turn away from]

Mai oi aku ʻolua a kokoke.Don't you two move up too close. (FS 49)

Pau ke oi ʻana o lāua mau kino.Their bodies stopped slouching about [in anger].

oi₂  same as ō₂, to remain, endure, survive, continue, go on, exist..., oia, to keep doing, persevere, continue... [Ka mau ʻana. Ka hoʻomau ʻana.],₁₈

Oi noke, oi huli, oi naku, oi huli kānaka, ʻaʻole loaʻa iki.The people kept persevering, kept hunting, kept delving, kept hunting, without any success at all.

  var. spelling of ōwī₁, weedy verbenas, ōwī₂, ōwī₃, bird's cry...

oi  The name of a small tree.

ʻoi₁, ʻōi  nvs. sharp, acute; sharpness; a sharp sign in music which raises the pitch of the following note a semitone. bc [Pn(CE) *koi, sharp]MUS

hōʻoito sharpen

I laila ka ʻoi kepa lua o Hinamoe.There the sharp double snapping [tusks] of Hinamoe. (For. 6:373)

ʻoi  vs. acute, in math. MTH

huina ʻoiacute angle

huinakolu ʻoiacute triangle

oi  To be sharp, as a knife, hatchet or spade. Hal. 45:5. To sharpen; to set on edge, as the teeth. Ezek. 18:2. To sharpen, as a knife, on a steel or whetstone. see kepa. Oikepa, a sharp instrument. The sharp edge or point of a weapon; hence, Offensive or defensive weapons; arms.Luk. 11:22. The sharp points of broken glass bottles; ua maikai ka omole mawaho; aka, ina e naha ka omole, ua piha loa oloko i ka oi. In music, a sharp. Sharp; full of sharp points; sharp, as a knife; ka hoana oi, the sharp hone; ke apuapu oi, the sharp file. Poor; thin in flesh, that is, having sharp features.

ʻoi₂  nvs.
  • best, superior, superb,
  • main,
  • prominent,
  • exceeding; to exceed,
  • excel;
  • left-over, extra, remaining, above, odd.
bc [Oki loa.]₁₂TAP FLO

a ʻoi, emi mai,more or less

hola ʻelua ā ʻoitwo o'clock or a little after

hōʻoito excel; best

hōʻoi i ka pilito raise a bet

Maui ka ʻoi.Maui indeed is the best. [Note that nō in this sentence qualifies Maui. Nō ka ʻoi without a preceding noun is ungrammatical.] (ON 2144)

mea e ʻoi aʻewhat is best, advantage

pono kaulele hōʻoiThe gains over and above. [In divination, a priest may put two piles of pebbles under a tapa; then he counts the pebbles in each pile by twos; if none are left over in the would-be thief's pile this is called even; (pahu) this means bad luck for the thief if his would-be victim is odd. If both piles are odd, or both piles are even, this, too, is indicative of failure. Having an odd number is good if the victim has an even number.] (For. 6:73, song)

ʻO ka lehua ka ʻoi kela o pua,Lehua is the best of flowers.

ʻoi aku ka ʻinoworse

ʻoi loasuperlative, the very best

oi  v. To project out or over; to go beyond; exceed; generally with mamua. Ioan. 13:16. To be more in any way; to be more excellent; to be greater naturally or morally; to be better. Puk. 1:9. To be excessive in some condition; as, ua oi paaloa, aole e hemo, it is very firmly fixed, it will not be moved. To approach; to draw near to, as in speaking to one. Kin. 44:18. Hoo. To go beyond a prescribed limit. Luk. 3:13. Opposed to hoemi. Kanl. 13:1. Ua hooi aku oe i ka lono, thou exceedest the report. 2 Oihl. 9:6. s. Excess; superiority; greatness. Kanl. 7:7. An uneven number; difference in numbers, as in substraction. adj. First; most excellent; greater; the best.

ʻoi₃  same as ʻoiai₁, ʻoiai₂, while, although... (rare.bc [(OC) PPn *koi, Preposed verbal particle of continuity; still, while] [ʻoiai.]₁₄

oi  adv. While; whilst; during some time when a thing was doing; e hele i ka malamalama, oi kau ke ea i ke kino; oi huli wale lakou ia ia, while they sought for him in vain; while yet.2 Sam. 3:35.

ʻoʻi  S  vi. to limp. [PPn *koki, be lame, to limp]ILL

hōʻoʻito cause to limp, pretend to limp

oi  To limp; to walk stiffly.

ʻōi  nvs. var. spelling of ʻoi₁, sharp... AltSpel MUS

oia  to keep doing, persevere, continue. same as ō₂, oi₂; see neʻe, oia mau nō.

oia  v. To continue; to endure; to remain the same; oia mau no ia, it is always the same; he oia, ka mea hawawa i ka heenalu, hai ka papa, the awkward person always breaks the board in riding on the surf. Hoo. To consent; to affirm; to assent; to confess; to admit a truth or fact; to profess. Kanl. 26:3. To avouch. Kanl 26:17, 18. NOTE.—The ideas of being, existence, continuance, firmness and truth are from the same root, and has the same form as the third pers. sing, of the pronoun, and supply in some measure the place of the substantive verb. see Gram. § 136, 1st.

ʻo … ia  idiom. indicating recent action. Just, just now. (Gram. 9.2)  IDI

ʻO ka ʻai ʻana ihola ia o lākou, ā hele aku nei.They had just eaten, and then went.

ʻO ka make ia o ke aliʻi.The chief has just died.

ʻo ia  var. spelling of ʻoia₂, he, she, it...

oia  s. A species of fish.

ʻoia₁  nvs. truth; true. Often used idiomatically to mean this, namely this, namely, thus, that's it, that's right, go ahead; start, begin, go (as shouted by referee at beginning of games). see ʻoia ana. SPO IDI

ʻĀ ʻoia.Certainly, that's right, really.

E hele mai ā ʻike he ʻoia kaʻu.Come and see the truth with me.

hōʻoiato confirm, affirm, guarantee, audit, verify, profess (Kanl. 26.17)

Ke nānā aku ʻoe i kēlā keiki, ʻoia ʻoe ʻo ke keko.When you look at that child, [he's] just like a monkey.

luna hōʻoiaauditor

Makapuʻu a ʻoia mai.Just this side of Makapuʻu.

ʻOia ʻea!Is that so! So that's it!

ʻOia hoʻi!So it is! That's so! Namely … , as follows ….

ʻOia !Yes, that's so; that's right, really.

ʻOia nohoʻi kona mea i hele ai.So that's why he went; no wonder he went.

ʻOia paha.Maybe so, all right (as in reluctant acquiescence).

oia  s. Yes; verity; truth; also hoo, same. adv. Yes; it is so; a strong affirmative.

ʻoia₂, ʻo ia  part. ʻo + pron. ia₁, he, she, it.

oia  pers. pron, third pers. sing. He, she, or it; the o is emphatic. see ia. Gram. § 53 and 54, 3. Oia no wau, I am he; o ka laau hua ole, oia kana e oki aku, the branch not fruitful, that he cuts off; it is not so often used for things as for persons; oia iho no, he by himself. 1 Nal. 18:6.

ʻoia!  Ready, set go! (EH)

ʻoia aʻe lā nō  it's all right (EH)

ʻoia ala  he (EH)

ʻoia ana  interj. Let me see! Show me! I dare you! (sarcastically) (Usually shortened to ʻoiana or ʻoliana.)

ʻoia ana nō  idiom. it's the same result; regardless. IDI

ʻoia ʻaneʻi  interj. Is that so! So that's it!

ʻoi aʻe  superior (EH)

ʻoia ʻea!  Is that so! (EH)

ʻoi aʻe ka makemake  rather (prefer) (EH)

ʻoi ā emi mai  more or less (EH)

oia hoʻi  so (interj.) (EH)

ʻoia hoʻi  as follows, of course, namely (EH)

ʻoia hoʻi hā  interj. all right, then; so that's it after all. (About the same as ʻoia hoʻi: see ʻoia₁.)

ʻoia hoʻokahi  by himself (EH)

ʻoiai₁ [ʻoi·ai]  conj. while, meanwhile, during. (Gram. 11.1)   bc

ʻoiai au i ke kulawhile I was at school

ʻoiai i ke au o Kamehamehaduring the time of Kamehameha

oiai  adv. While; whilst; during some time when a thing was doing; e hele i ka malamalama, oi kau ke ea i ke kino; oi huli wale lakou ia ia, while they sought for him in vain; while yet. 2 Sam. 3:35. adv. While; whilst, &c. see oi. Oiai e ola ana kakou i keia manawa, while we are living at the present time.

ʻoiai₂ [ʻoi·ai]  conj. although. bc

Ua hōʻeha ʻoia ʻoiai ʻaʻohe ona lima.He was hurt, but not his hands.

ʻoia iho  himself, itself (EH)

ʻoiaʻiʻo  nvs. true; truth, fact; truly, firmly, certainly, genuine, real, sure, verily, authentic; faithfulness. cf. ʻiʻo, palapala hōʻoiaʻiʻo. (Hal. 92.2) bc

hōʻoiaʻiʻoto verify, certify, check, convince, make sure, prove; to acknowledge, as a title; deed, proof, verification

hōʻoiaʻiʻo ʻanaacknowledgments

Ma laila i hōʻoiaʻiʻo ai lāua i lāua mau minute ʻoluʻolu.There they fulfilled their minutes of pleasure. (Laie 581 [165])

mea ʻoiaʻiʻofacts, true items

ʻO au me ka ʻoiaʻiʻo.I am, sincerely; yours truly.

ʻOiaʻiʻo hoʻi.Is that so, So. [as in surprise, anger]

ʻOiaʻiʻo, he ʻoiaʻiʻo.Verily, verily. (Ioane 16.20)

ʻoiaʻiʻo [ʻoia·ʻiʻo]  n. reality. [+]

Mai hoʻonuinui i ka pilikia; ʻo ka ʻoiaʻiʻo, he mea liʻiliʻi wale ia.Don’t exaggerate the problem; the reality of it is that it’s just a little thing.

oiaio  s. Oia, truth, and io, real. Truth; verity; what is true; uprightness. Hoo. A pledge; a thing given in pledge for another; a pawn. Kin. 38:20. v. Hoo, To declare to be true; to affirm; to verify; to prove. 1 Nal. 8:26. To confess as an article of belief; to acknowledge; to trust in. Kanl. 1:32. adv. Truly; verily; of a truth. Ioan. 3:3. A strong asseveration of truth. adj. True; not false; he oiaio maoli kana mau hana, aole keekee iki.

ʻoiaʻiʻo kā hoʻi  Is that so!, that's so. (EH)

ʻoiaʻiʻo ʻole, ʻoiaʻiʻoʻole  counterfeit, insincere, untrue (EH)

ʻoiaʻiʻoʻole  var. spelling of ʻoiaʻiʻo ʻole, counterfeit, insincere, untrue

ʻoi aku  over and above (EH)

ʻoi aku ka ʻino  worse (EH)

ʻoi aku ka nui  greater than, in math. also nui aʻe. see ʻoi aku ke emi. MTH

ʻoi aku ke emi  less than, in math. also emi iho. see ʻoi aku ka nui. MTH

ʻoi aku ke kiʻekiʻe  higher (EH)

o ia lā hoʻokahi nō  that very day (EH)

oia mau nō, ʻoia mau nō  idiom. same as ever, continuing the same, just the same (often said in answer to Pehea ʻoe? How are you?) . see ō₂, oia. IDI

ʻoia mau nō  idiom. var. spelling of oia mau nō, same as ever... AltSpel IDI

ʻŌʻiamoi [ʻŌ-ʻia-moi]  placename. point, southeast Niʻihau. lit.: pierced threadfish.

ʻoiana  usu. shortened form of ʻoia ana, Let me see! Show me! I dare you! ... also ʻoliana₃, aliana, inane...

oiana  int. Indeed! truly! Laieik.8. v. imp. Let it be seen; let it appear; show it me, &c. syn. with inane. Oiane kau palapala, show your book; sometimes written oiana. syn. also with hoike. E oiane oe i kau olele.

oiane  v. imp. Let it be seen; let it appear; show it me, &c. syn. with inane. Oiane kau palapala, show your book; sometimes written oiana. syn. also with hoike. E oiane oe i kau olele.

ʻoia nei  he (EH)

ʻoia nō  itself, that's right (EH)

ʻoia nohoʻi hā  same as ʻoia hoʻi hā. see ex. ʻoia₂.

ʻoia paha  see ʻoia.

ʻoia ponoʻī  himself, itself (EH)

ʻO Iēhowa ka Haku  Lord Jehova (EH)

ʻoiʻenehana [ʻoi·ʻene·hana]  n. industry, especially that with a highly technological structure of production or service; industrialized; developed, as a first world country. cf. hōʻoiʻenehana. see ʻenehana.

ʻāina ʻoiʻenehanadeveloped country; first world country

He ʻāina ʻoiʻenehana ʻo Kelemānia; ʻo ka hana kaʻa kekahi o ʻoiʻenehana o laila.Germany is an industrialized country; car manufacturing is one of its businesses.

ʻoiʻenehana kāpili [ʻoi·ʻene·hana ·pili]  n. manufacturing industry. also ʻoihana kāpili.

ʻoiʻenehana kūkulu [ʻoi·ʻene·hana ·kulu]  n. construction industry.

Inā emi ka nui o pāhana kūkulu, a laila, ʻike ʻia ka ʻalu nui ma ka ʻoiʻenehana kūkulu.If there are not many construction projects going on, the construction industry falls into a real slump.

oihaa  s. A person with crooked limbs, but not so much as to hinder from business. see ohaa.



see below...

  ʻoihana₁ - occupation, trade, job, employment, position, career, service (as ....
      ʻoihana aliʻi₁ - duty or office of chief or king.
      ʻoihana aliʻi₂ - Book of Chronicles (Old Testament).
      ʻoihana anilā - weather service.
      ʻoihana haʻilono - journalism. lit., occupation (to) tell the news.
      ʻoihana hana dala - var. spelling of ʻoihana hana kālā, mint...
      ʻoihana hana kālā - mint. lit., moneymaking department.
      ʻoihana hana lima - trade.
      ʻoihana hemolele - clergy. lit., pure profession.
      ʻOihana Hoʻolālā a me ka Hoʻomohala Waiwai o ka Moku ʻāina ʻo Hawaiʻi - Hawaiʻi State Department of Planning and Economic Development. lit., planning ....
      ʻoihana hoʻonaʻauao₁ - educational system, profession.
      ʻoihana hoʻonaʻauao₂ - department of Instruction, Dept. of Education
      ʻoihana hui malū - Society of Masons.
      ʻOihana Iʻa me ka Holoholona Lōhiu o ʻAmelika - US Fish and Wildlife Service. lit., fish and wildlife department of America.
      ʻoihana ʻimi kālā - finance.
      ʻoihana kahuna₁ - priesthood, office and duties of a priest, minister, or sorcerer.
      ʻOihana Kahuna₂ - Book of Leviticus in the Old Testament.
      ʻoihana kahuna pule - ministry (religious)
      ʻoihana kākau kope - registration office. lit., copyrighting office.
      ʻoihana kālā - finance.
      ʻoihana kālaiʻāina - department of Interior, in the days of the monarchy.
      ʻOihana Kālā o ka Mokuʻāina ʻo Hawaiʻi - Hawaiʻi State Department of Finance. lit., money department of the State of Hawaiʻi.
      ʻoihana kālepa - commerce, mercantile profession.
      ʻoihana kānāwai - judicial department.
      ʻoihana kāpili - manufacturing industry.
      ʻoihana kinai ahi - fire department; job of putting out fires. lit., fire-extinguishing job or ....
      ʻoihana kiu - secret service, department of secret police.
      ʻoihana koa - military service.
      ʻoihana kūʻai ʻāina - real estate business.
      ʻoihana kūkulu - constuction industry, heavy construction
      ʻOihana Kumuwaiwai ʻĀina - Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR). lit., land resources department.
      ʻOihana Lawaiʻa Kai Pekelala - National Marine Fisheries Service. lit., federal sea-fishing bureau.
      ʻoihana lawelawe - service industry.
      ʻoihana leka - postal department.
      ʻoihana mahele kumupaʻa - investment business
      ʻoihana mahi ʻai - agriculture, agricultural industry
      ʻOihana Mahi ʻAi o ka Moku ʻāina - State Department of Agriculture. lit., agricultural department of the state.
      ʻoihana mākaukau loa - specialty
      ʻoihana mikiʻala - manufacturing.
      ʻoihana moku - navy.
      ʻoihana mokulele - aviation.
      ʻOihana o nā Pāka a me nā Hana Hoʻonanea - Department of Parks and Recreation.
      ʻOihana Pāka Aupuni - National Park Service. lit., national park department.
      ʻoihana wai₁ - water works.
      ʻoihana wai₂ - department (or Board) of Water Supply.
          hale ʻoihana - business establishment, office building
          koʻokoʻo ʻoihana - mace. lit., professional cane.
          kula aʻo ʻoihana - trade school.
          lawelawe ʻoihana - to transact business
          ma o ka ʻoihana - ex officio
          noho ʻoihana - office or job holder...
          palapala haʻalele ʻoihana - letter of resignation
          palapala waiho ʻoihana - letter of resignation.
          papa luna ʻoihana - labor board
  ʻoihana₂ - tools, utensils.
  ʻoihana₃ - order, in taxonomy.

ʻoihana₁ [ʻoi·hana]  nvs.
  • occupation, trade, job,
  • employment, position, career, service (as religious or military),
  • ministry, rite,
  • industry, business, bureau,
  • customs, activities,
  • department, agency, office;
  • Biblical book of Acts;
  • professional.
bc [ʻano hana.]₁₄

ʻike pili ʻoihanaprofessional knowledge

ma o ka ʻoihanaex officio

noho ʻoihanaoffice or job holder; to stay in an office or job

ʻoihana mahi ʻaiagricultural industry

ʻoihana mākaukau loaspeciality

ʻoihana ʻokoʻa o hua ʻōlelofunction of words

ʻoihana [ʻoi·hana]  n. business, career, occupation; professional, professionally. cf. kāloaʻa, pāʻoihana. see kākoʻo ʻoihana olakino.

mea hulahula ʻoihanaprofessional dancer

ʻoihana pōhilibaseball career

paʻi ʻoihana ʻiaprofessionally printed

n. department, office. also keʻena. cf. māhele.

oihana  s. Oi, principal, and hana, work. A special duty or business; the work peculiar to one; an occupation; a trade. Oih. 18:3. Duty; employment. Kin. 47:3. Service. An observance; custom; ministry; labor; calling; office. The name of the book of Acts in the New Testament.

ʻoihana₂ [ʻoi·hana]  n. tools, utensils. (Puk. 38.3) bc

oihana  One's tools; instruments or apparatus for any business. Puk. 27:3. Na kapu kahiko a me na oihana wahahee, the ancient kapus and the false customs, i. e., customs founded on false notions; na oi hana lapuwale, foolish customs; ke hoike mai nei na kumu a kakou i keia oihana o na aina naauao.

ʻoihana₃ [ʻoi·hana]  n. order, in taxonomy. [+]SCI

ʻoihana aliʻi₁ [ʻoi·hana aliʻi]  n. duty or office of chief or king.

ʻoihana aliʻi₂ [ʻoi·hana aliʻi]  n. Book of Chronicles (Old Testament).

oihanaalii  s. Oihana and alii, king. A history of the acts of kings; name of the books in the Old Testament called Chronicles. 2 Nal. 13:8.

ʻoihana anilā [ʻoi·hana ani·]  n. weather service. WIN

ʻoihana haʻilono [ʻoi·hana haʻi·lono]  S  n. journalism. lit., occupation (to) tell the news.

ʻoihana hana dala  var. spelling of ʻoihana hana kālā, mint...

ʻoihana hana kālā, ʻoihana hana dala [ʻoi·hana hana ·]  n. mint. lit., moneymaking department.

ʻoihana hana lima [ʻoi·hana hana lima]  n. trade.

ʻoihana hemolele [ʻoi·hana hemo·lele]  n. clergy. lit., pure profession.

ʻOihana Hoʻolālā a me ka Hoʻomohala Waiwai o ka Moku ʻāina ʻo Hawaiʻi [ʻoi·hana hoʻo·· a me ka hoʻo·mohala wai·wai o ka moku ʻāina ʻo hawaiʻi]  n. Hawaiʻi State Department of Planning and Economic Development. lit., planning and economic development department of the state of Hawaiʻi.

ʻoihana hoʻonaʻauao₁ [ʻoi·hana hoʻo·naʻau·ao]  n. educational system, profession.

ʻoihana hoʻonaʻauao₂ [ʻoi·hana hoʻo·naʻau·ao]  n. department of Instruction, Dept. of Education

ʻoihana hui malū [ʻoi·hana hui malū]  n. Society of Masons.

ʻOihana Iʻa me ka Holoholona Lōhiu o ʻAmelika [ʻoi·hana iʻa me ka holo·holona ·hiu o ʻame·lika]  n. US Fish and Wildlife Service. lit., fish and wildlife department of America.

ʻoihana ʻimi kālā [ʻoi·hana ʻimi ·]  n. finance. also ʻoihana kālā.

ʻoihana kahuna₁ [ʻoi·hana kahuna]  n. priesthood, office and duties of a priest, minister, or sorcerer.

oihanakahuna  s. Oihana and kahuna, priest. Priesthood; the exercise of the priest's office. Nah. 18:1.

ʻOihana Kahuna₂ [ʻoi·hana kahuna]  n. Book of Leviticus in the Old Testament.

oihanakahuna  Name of the book Leviticus.

ʻoihana kahuna pule  ministry (religious) (EH)

ʻoihana kākau kope [ʻoi·hana ·kau kope]  n. registration office. lit., copyrighting office.

ʻoihana kālā [ʻoi·hana ·]  n. finance. also ʻoihana ʻimi kālā.

ʻoihana kālaiʻāina [ʻoi·hana ·laiʻāina]  n. department of Interior, in the days of the monarchy.

ʻOihana Kālā o ka Mokuʻāina ʻo Hawaiʻi [ʻoi·hana · o ka moku·ʻāina ʻo hawaiʻi]  n. Hawaiʻi State Department of Finance. lit., money department of the State of Hawaiʻi.

ʻoihana kālepa [ʻoi·hana ·lepa]  n. commerce, mercantile profession.

ʻoihana kānāwai [ʻoi·hana ··wai]  n. judicial department.

ʻoihana kāpili [ʻoi·hana ·pili]  n. manufacturing industry. also ʻoiʻenehana kāpili.

ʻoihana kinai ahi [ʻoi·hana kinai ahi]  n. fire department; job of putting out fires. lit., fire-extinguishing job or department.

ʻoihana kiu [ʻoi·hana kiu]  n. secret service, department of secret police.

ʻoihana koa [ʻoi·hana koa]  n. military service. WAR

ʻoihana kūʻai ʻāina [ʻoi·hana kūʻai ʻāina]  n. real estate business.

ʻoihana kūkulu  n. constuction industry, heavy construction (HE)

ʻOihana Kumuwaiwai ʻĀina [ʻoi·hana kumu·wai·wai ʻāina]  n. Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR). lit., land resources department.

ʻOihana Lawaiʻa Kai Pekelala [ʻoi·hana lawaiʻa kai peke·lala]  n. National Marine Fisheries Service. lit., federal sea-fishing bureau.

ʻoihana lawelawe [ʻoi·hana lawe·lawe]  n. service industry.

ʻoihana leka [ʻoi·hana leka]  n. postal department.

ʻoihana mahele kumupaʻa  investment business (EH)

ʻoihana mahi ʻai  agriculture, agricultural industry (EH)

ʻOihana Mahi ʻAi o ka Moku ʻāina [ʻoi·hana mahi ʻai o ka moku ʻāina]  n. State Department of Agriculture. lit., agricultural department of the state.

ʻoihana mākaukau loa  specialty (EH)

ʻoihana mikiʻala [ʻoi·hana mikiʻala]  n. manufacturing. (rare.

ʻoihana moku [ʻoi·hana moku]  n. navy. also pūʻali kaua moana, ʻau moku kaua.

ʻoihana mokulele [ʻoi·hana moku·lele]  n. aviation.

ʻOihana o Pāka a me Hana Hoʻonanea [ʻoi·hana o pāka a me hana hoʻo·nanea]  n. Department of Parks and Recreation.

ʻOihana Pāka Aupuni [ʻoi·hana pāka au·puni]  n. National Park Service. lit., national park department.

ʻoihana wai₁ [ʻoi·hana wai]  n. water works.

ʻoihana wai₂ [ʻoi·hana wai]  n. department (or Board) of Water Supply.

ʻoi hoʻi hā  same as ʻoia hoʻi hā.

ʻōihoiho [ʻō·iho·iho]  vi. to go downwards, as deep sweet potatoes. (For. 6:125) SWP

ʻōihoiho [ʻō·iho·iho]  vs. waxy, as in texture. comb.

ʻoi ka makemake  prefer (EH)

ʻōiki [ʻō·iki]  vs. somewhat small, narrow.

oikiiki  s. Name of the fifth month.

ʻōikiiki [ʻō·ikiiki]  vs. somewhat hot, warm. cf. ikiiki.

oikiki  s. Name of a month; same as ikiki.

oikipuahola  s. The name of a pestilence in the time of Waia.

oikū [oi·]  vi. to heave the shoulders, as during an attack of asthma; to wallow, strain; spasm of pain. MUS

Eia Hawaiʻi nui o Keawe, ke oikū nei me ka ʻehaʻeha.Here is great Hawaiʻi of Keawe, heaving spasms of pain. (chant for Kapiʻolani)

oiku  v. To struggle, as one walking in deep mud. see oioiku.

oikuwa  s. Name of the tenth month.

ʻoilaulaha [ʻoi·lau·laha]  n. public relations. also paikala.[+]

ʻoʻilepa [ʻoʻi·lepa]  short for ʻōʻili lepa, a fish. FIS

ʻōʻili₁  nvi. to appear, come into view; appearance. see ʻōʻili pulelo, rise in triumph [Hōʻea i ka ʻike ʻana a ke kanaka. Ka hiki wale ʻana mai nō o kekahi mea i ʻike ʻole ʻia ma kēlā wahi ma mua.]₁₄,₁₇

ʻōʻili ka makato come up, as seeds, bulbs; to sprout

ʻōʻili [ʻō·ʻili]  see papa ʻōʻili, pop-up menu...

oili  To ascend; to mount up, as an object seen at a distance; oili ka hale kula o Lahainaluna ke nana mai i ka moana; to rise in the mind, as a thought; oili mai la keia manao hou iloko o'u, this new idea came up into me. To project; to extend beyond; similar to kela; e oili ae ana ka holo ana; ka oili ae no ia hele ana iwaho; o ka oili ae mawaho o ka upena holo ana. adj. Ke keiki oili wale, an untimely birth. Kekah. 6:3. Ka manu oili leo lea o ke kakahiaka, the bird of the morning unfolding a lovely voice.

ʻōʻili₂  n. heart (of emotions). [Ka puʻuwai]

ʻapoʻapo aʻela kona ʻōʻilitroubled, agitated (Mat. 2.3)

Kuʻu ʻōʻili ke lele wale nei.My heart throbs with strong emotions. (For. 5:307)

oili  To feel uneasy; to be agitated with fear. To faint; to be discomposed; to be agitated with strong emotions. Mele Sol. 5:6. s. The region of the heart; the seat of fear; lele ka oili, a fright; the seat of judgment; conscience; ka mea maloko e hoapono ana, a e hoahewa ana. Kamak. Lele ka oili o ka lani; lele i ka lani o ka oili; o ka lani, oia ka mea e lele ana me he koki la ia, me he hokulele la.

ʻōʻili₃  n. filefish, including Cantherhines dumerili; see:
    oililapa, name of a species of fish. (And.)...
    ʻōʻili lepa, squaretail filefish (Cantherhines sandwichiensis)...
    ʻōʻili oeoe, lit., long-necked ʻōʻili. said to be same as ʻōʻili ʻuwīʻuwī...
    ʻōʻili ʻuwīʻuwī, fantail filefish (Pervagor spilosoma)...
[Pn(EP) *koo-kili, triggerfish]FIS

oili  s. Name of a small fish; also uwiwi.

oili  v. Kindred with wili. To twist; to roll up. To roll up a cloth, kapa or paper. To untwist; to spring back, as a bundle, when it gets loose; e opeope ia wahi mea a paa, o oili aku ia mea, hoka kakou. see wili.

ʻŌʻili  placename. land area and loop, Waiʻalae, Honolulu. (TM). lit.: heart.

ʻōʻiliʻili  appearing here and there, once or successively. redup. of ʻōʻili; PCP *kookilikili. WIN

ua ʻōʻiliʻilirain that comes and goes (Kep. 184)

ʻōʻili ka maka  come up, as plants, sprout (EH)

oililapa  s. Name of a species of fish.

ʻōʻili lepa  n. squaretail filefish (Cantherhines sandwichiensis); black with reddish-yellow fins. lit., flag appearing, so called because of top fin. FIS

oililepa  s. Name of a species of small fish in the ocean resembling, but a little larger than the uwiwi. NOTE.—Perhaps this is the same as the foregoing.

ʻōʻili lua  vs. prominent, conspicuous, clearly seen.

ʻŌʻili lua kēlā hale e maila i ka puʻu.That house on the hill is very conspicuous.

oililua  v. To go before; to project one thing before another. see hookela.

ʻōʻili oeoe [ʻōʻili oe·oe]  lit., long-necked ʻōʻili. said to be same as ʻōʻili ʻuwīʻuwī.

oilipulelo  v. Oilipulelo ke ahi o ka maile; to send lighted fire brands down a pali in the night, formerly a sport for chiefs.

ʻōʻili pulelo  triumph, rise in triumph. (EH)

ʻŌʻili pulelo ke ahi o Kamaile.The firebrands of Kamaile rise in triumph,. (ON 2392)

ʻŌʻili pulelo ʻo ka Punahou.The victory of Punahou.

ʻŌʻilipuʻu [ʻŌʻili-puʻu]  placename. cinder cone, Haleakalā Crater. Maui. lit.: hill appearing.

ʻōʻili ʻuwīʻuwī  n. fantail filefish (Pervagor spilosoma); yellow with black dots on its body, a diagonal stripe on head; the tail is orange; this fish is seldom seen but occasionally appears in great numbers and by some is considered an omen of the future death of royalty; sometimes they are washed ashore; seldom eaten but sometimes the dried fish are used for fuel. lit., squealing ʻōʻili, so called because of the noise it makes. FIS

ʻōʻili wale  vi. to appear for no apparent reason, especially of premature birth.

oiliwale  adj. Relating to an untimely birth; prematurely unfolded. Kekah. 6:3.

ʻōilo₁ [ʻō·ilo]  {ʻō- + ilo₂} nvi. seedling; to germinate, sprout.

oilo  s. He nahelehele liilii loa, e oilo ae ana ilalo; grass and other vegetables when it first springs up. The springing up or first shooting of plants and vegetables.

ʻōilo₂ [ʻō·ilo]  n. young, as of ʻōʻio or of eel. [Pn(NP) *koʻilo, conger eel]FIS

oilo  s. Name of a species of fish; he oilo puhi.

ʻoi loa  best, superlative (EH)

ʻoi loa aku  extreme (EH)

ʻoi lua  vs. two-edged, as a dagger.

oilua  adj. Oi, edge, point, and lua, double. Double edged; two edged, as a sword; same as makalua.

ʻoi mamua o ka mea kūpono  unreasonable (exorbitant) (EH)

oio  name given for a section of a canoe rim, pronunciation unknown. (For. 5:612–3) CAN

ʻoio  rare var. of noio, a tern. BIR


hōʻoioto show off, boast; to assume an air of superiority, as a child who cuts capers; conceited; affectation, conceit. cf. ʻoi

hōʻoio leʻato show off with delight

oio  Name of a species of small bird.

ʻoiʻo  n. procession of ghosts of a departed chief and his company. More commonly called huakaʻi pō.

oio  s. A company or troop of ghosts; he huakai uhane; the same in respect of ghosts as huakai is in respect of men.

ʻōʻio₁  n. ladyfish, bonefish (Albula vulpes). Stages of growth are: pua ʻōʻio, finger length; ʻāmoʻomoʻo, forearm length; ʻōʻio, adult, 60 to 90 cm long. see ex. halalē. [PPn *kio-kio, bonefish (Albula vulpes)]FIS

oio  s. Name of a species of fish. The name of a fish that burrows in the sand; o ka oio ka ia noho ma ke one.

ʻōʻio₂  n. soft jelly-like coconut flesh, so called perhaps because of its resemblance to mashed ʻōʻio. CN

ʻōʻio₃  n. kind of braid or plaiting, as in hat bands, so called because it was thought to resemble the backbone of the ʻōʻio.

ʻōʻio₄  n. stone used for polishing and as octopus lure.

oio  Name of a kind of stone used in polishing canoes.

ʻōʻio₅  n. long bundle of salt or fish. (And.) FIS

oio  s. A long bundle of salt or fish; he oio paakai; he io kekahi inoa; also called io.

ʻŌʻio  placename. drive and old land section, ʻĀina Haina, Honolulu. Stream, Kahana and Lāʻie qds., Oʻahu. see Kalaeokaʻōʻio. lit.: bonefish.

ʻō ʻiʻo  n. fork (Puk. 38.3) , flesh hook.

oio  s. O, fork, and io, flesh. A flesh hook; a flesh fork. Puk. 38:3.

oioi [oi·oi]  to squirm. redup. of oi₁; [Pn(NP) *oʻi, shake, agitate, move around]

oioi  To move sideways; to turn the side to one. Puk. 20:15.

oʻioʻi [oʻi·oʻi]  vi. to rest. cf. oʻioʻina. (For. 5:499) [Pn(NP) *oki, to rest: *(q)oki]

oioi  v. To rest from fatigue, particularly the fatigue of walking. Nah. 10:33.

ʻoiʻoi₁  superior; a superior person. redup. of ʻoi₂; bc PPN *kohikohi.

hahaki i ke kānāwai me ka hōʻoiʻoi maiblatant law breaker

He ʻoiʻoi Maui HikinaEast Maui is prominent indeed. [said of a superior thing, as of feminine beauty]. (FS 299)

hōʻoiʻoito show off, act superior or aggressive, flaunt; pretentious, obtrusive; upstart

hōʻoiʻoi ʻoleunobtrusive, modest

oioi  Hoo. To shoot out the lips, as in scorn. Forward; presuming.

ʻoiʻoi₂  nvi.
  • full of sharp points,
  • pointed,
  • sharp;
  • thorn;
  • to protrude, stick or jut out.
bc PCP *koikoi. [1. he welelau ʻōmuʻomuʻo a ʻoi o kekahi mea e like me ka penikala, ka pahi, ka ihe, a me ka pūʻoʻa o ka halepule. 2. ʻoʻoi; he ʻoi no mua o kekahi mea.]₁₄

hōʻoiʻoito sharpen, make sharp points

lāʻau ʻoiʻoithorn hedge (Mika 74)

oioi  s. Something sharp; excessive. fig. A trial. adj. Sharp; full of sharp points; mea oioi, pricks; sharp things.

ʻoiʻoi₃ [ʻoi·ʻoi]  see papa ʻoiʻoi, vegetation layer...

ʻoʻiʻoʻi  S   redup. of ʻoʻi, to limp.

oioikū [oi·oi·]  redup. of oikū, heave the shoulders, strain...

oioiku  v. To struggle; to contend with some difficulty, as traveling in deep mud; oioiku ka hele ana o ka mea nui. see oiku.

ʻoiʻoina  n. point, peak, cape, promontory, headland. GEO

oʻioʻina [oʻi·oʻina]  n.v. resting place for travelers, such as a shady tree, rock (PH 20); to rest. [Pn(NP) *oki, to rest: *(q)oki] [Kahi e hoʻomaha ai ke kanaka kaʻahele. He wahi e hoʻomaha ai ma ke alahele a alanui paha. 2. Oʻioʻi, ʻo ia hoʻi, ka hoʻomaha ʻana ma ke oʻioʻina.]₁₂,₁₄TRE

kahi oʻioʻinainn (Kin. 42.27)

oioina  s. see oioi, to rest. A resting; a resting place for travelers, where is found some accommodations more than usual; a pile of stones; a tree; a bush, &c. Kin. 42:27.

oʻioʻina lewa lipo [oʻi·oʻina lewa lipo]  S  n. space station. lit., resting place for travelers (in) space. SCI

ʻōʻioʻio  vi. to chitchat, chirp. cf. ʻioʻio.

oioio  v. To pass and repass by numbers in quick succession.

ʻoi ola honua  while there is life on earth (EH)

ʻoi ʻole  blunt, dull₁ (EH)


hōʻoioleʻaconceit; to show off

ʻōiwi₁ [ʻō·iwi]  nvs. native, native son. cf. iwi, bone; kulāiwi. PCP *kooiwi.

hoʻōiwito pass oneself off as a native son; like a native son

Hui ʻōiwi.Society of native sons.

ʻōiwi [ʻō·iwi]  vs. indigenous, native. cf. ʻāpaʻakuma.

lau nahele ʻōiwi natural vegetationnatural vegetation

manu ʻōiwinative bird

meakanu ʻōiwiindigenous plant

ʻōiwi₂ [ʻō·iwi]  nvi. physique, appearance; to appear. [Ka nānā ʻana o ke kino inā he kino paʻa paha a i ʻole he kino palupalu a nāwaliwali paha.]MUS

lamalama ka ʻōiwia physique glowing with health

Maikaʻi hoʻi ia ala ʻōiwi kino.He certainly has a fine physique.

Nani ka ʻōiwi o Hilo i ka lehua.Hilo appears beautiful with lehua. (For. 5:305, chant)

oiwi  s. see iwi, s. The substantial part of a thing; that which gives character or adds ornament; the upper naked person of a well built man; o hele a hoike aku i ko oiwi i ke kumu; maikai ka oiwi o mea, kihi peahi lua, maikai ka oiwi ke nana aku, pakaka. Nani ka oiwi o Hilo i ka lehua Ke kui la i ke one i Waiolama Nani ke kino o ia laau, he laau.

ʻōiwi₃ [ʻō·iwi]  n. self; own.

Pūpū wahi kūʻōʻō ka mahi ʻai o uka; ola ia kini he mahi ʻai na ka ʻōiwi.The upland farmer gathers the small injured sweet potatoes; the multitudes find life, when the farmer farms for himself. [though the potatoes may be small, the independent farmer supplies his kin] (ON 2762)

oa    od    oe    of    og    oh    oi    ok    ol    om    on    oo    op    or    os    ot    ou    ow       -top-


oka    okaa    okae    okaf    okah    okai    okak    okal    okam    okan    okao    okap    okas    okat    okau    okaw    oke    okea    okee    okei    okek    okel    oken    okeo    okep    oker    okes    oki    okia    okig    okih    okii    okik    okil    okim    okin    okio    okip    oko    okoa    okoe    okoh    okoi    okok    okol    okom    okoo    okos    okot    oku    okue    okuh    okuk    okul    okum    okun    okuo    okup    okuu    

ʻOk.  abbreviation for ʻOkakopa (October).

oka₁  n.
  • dregs, sediment,
  • crumbs, hulls, grounds,
  • small bits or pieces.
. also ʻāoka. [(EO) PPn *ʻota, dregs, residue (of coconut etc.)]

oka  v. To be small; few in number or quantity; aohe oka mai o ka bipi, there were not a few of cattle. see okana. s. Dregs; crumbs; small pieces of things, as saw-dust, filings, &c.; oka palaoa, chaff. Hal. 83:13. The refuse or worthless part of a thing, Isa. 1:25. adj. Small; fine; little; kaula oka, a rope made of any fine substance, as tow or pulu. Lunk. 16:9.

oka₂  var. of kumuoka, net.

ʻoka  vt. to order, as in purchasing an item. see palapala ʻoka, palapala ʻoka kūʻai, pepa papa ʻoka, pila ʻoka kālā, ʻoka pākahikahi. Eng. [+]

E ʻoka ana ʻoe i ka saleta?Are you going to order the salad?

ʻoka  see palapala ʻoka, palapala ʻoka kūʻai, pepa papa ʻoka, pila ʻoka kālā, ʻoka pākahikahi.

ʻoka₁  n. oak. Eng. bc TRE

oka  s. Eng An oak tree or wood. Kin. 12:6. Laau oka, an oak grove or tree.

ʻoka₂, ota  oats. Eng. bc

ʻoka₃  see ʻoka kilika, silky or silver oak... bc TRE

ʻo kā  unceremoniously (EH)

ʻōkā₁ [ʻō·]  vs. overcome by emotion, as fear; speechless with emotion. fig., destroyed (rare).

oka  v. To move the lips, as in speaking, but without sound; e oka wale ana no ka waha, the mouth only was moving. To blow the nose.

ʻōkā₂ [ʻō·]  vt. to set a decoy. (rare.

oka  v. To set a decoy; to ensnare; to place a bird in such a position as to catch or tempt another.

oka  An offensive smell; he pilopilo, he wai no loko o ka oka awa; he wai oka no ke kukui; s. A top made of a small gourd.

ʻo kā (kū ... kā)  A lick and a promise (EH)

ʻōkaʻa [ʻō·kaʻa]  nvi. to revolve, spin; to roll, as a mat; a top; a roll; a dry coconut whose meat has detached itself so as to make a rattling sound. PAN CN SPO

ʻōkaʻa lau halaroll of pandanus leaves

okaa  v. To spin, as a top. see kaa. s. A top; ka niu okaa.

o kaʻe  same as o kana (always used with ʻaʻole).

Okafoda  var. spelling of ʻOkapoka, Oxford...

okahai  adj. Insipid; unpalatable. see hukai and hukahukai.

ʻo ka heoheo  an insult (EH)

ʻōkai [ʻō·kai]  {ʻō- + kai₁} same as ʻōkaikai, rough, as the sea...

ka ʻōkai makanithe rough wind (For. 4:591)

ʻōkaʻi₁ [ʻō·kaʻi]  n. large night moth. see wiliʻōkaʻi₁, chrysalis of night moth (ʻōkaʻi), cocoon... INS

I ʻapa kāua i ka ʻāolo o ka ʻōkaʻi me ka pulelehua i kāua ala hele.We were delayed by the obstruction of the moths and butterflies in our way.

okai  s. A butterfly.

ʻōkaʻi₂ [ʻō·kaʻi]  nvi.
  • tendrils of a plant;
  • to grow, interlock, interweave, as tendrils.

ʻōkaʻi₃ [ʻō·kaʻi]  same as kaʻi, lead, procession...

ʻŌkaʻi ka ʻeʻa, ʻōkaʻi huakaʻi ʻula.A marching cloud of dust, a red procession on the march [warriors with feather cloaks].

okai  A large company following one; a crowd moving from place to place. syn. with huakai. Okai lua ka hele a kanaka, kakai lua ka hele a kanaka. Ka okai o ke kulina lalani.

ʻōkaʻi₄ [ʻō·kaʻi]  n. blossom container of bananas. cf. ʻeʻa₂. BAN

ʻōkaʻi₅ [ʻō·kaʻi]  n. cords on the mouth of a fish net, as for iheihe fish. FIS NET

okai  Kekahi aoao o ka waha o ka upena malolo.

ʻōkaʻi₆ [ʻō·kaʻi]  small oblong net connecting two larger fish nets. (AP) FIS NET

okai  adv. Of or belonging to the sea (the opposite of ouka); towards the sea.

ʻōkaikai [ʻō·kai·kai]  {ʻō- + kai₁} nvs.
  • rough, as the sea;
  • rough seas (sometimes preceded by ke).
  • angry, bad-tempered

Ka lua o ʻōkaikai.Second of the days with rough sea. (Kep. 105)

Ke mau ala ke ʻōkaikai ma Rusia.Rough seas continue for Russia. (a newspaper headline)

ʻOkaka  n. a particular company of soldiers belonging to Kamehameha.

okaka  s. A name given to foreigners in former times. In after times the name was transferred to a company of substantial business men belonging to Kamehameha I.

ʻōkākai [ʻō··kai]  same as hūkākai, insipid.

ʻōkākaʻi [ʻō··kaʻi]  n. follower, as in a retinue.

okakai  s. see okai 2. A crowd of persons moving about after a chief.

ʻōkakala₁ [ʻō·kakala]  redup. of ʻōkala₁, goose flesh BOD

Piʻi maila ka ʻōkakala.Goose flesh comes.

okakala  s. A shivering; the sensation of cold from the application of a cold substance, as water, &c. A cold tremor from fear, from sudden danger. A chill; a shivering. adj. Cold; chilly.

ʻōkakala₂ [ʻō·kakala]  redup. of ʻōkala₂, rough, coarse...

okakala  The name of a rough kind of cloth; ka lole okalakala ulaula. v. To stand up stiffly and roughly, like the bristles of a hog; as the hair of one in great fear. see kala.

ʻokakalika ʻakika, okasalika asida [ʻokaka·lika ʻakika]  n. oxalic acid. Eng.

ʻoka kilika  n. the silky or silver oak (Grevillea robusta), a large tree from Australia, used for reforesting in Hawaiʻi. The leaves are subdivided like some ferns; the orange flowers are abundant in early summer. lit., silk oak. also haʻikū keʻokeʻo and on Niʻihau, ʻoka. Eng. (Neal 320–1)FER TRE FLO

ʻOkakopa, Okatopa [ʻoka·kopa, okatopa]  n. October. Eng.

ʻOkakopa [ʻoka·kopa]  n. October. Abb. ʻOk.

oka kope  n. coffee grounds.

ʻōkala₁ [ʻō·kala]  nvi. goose flesh, creepy or shuddery sensation; to bristle, stand up, as hair. see ex. ʻoehuehu. [Kū wanawana i luna.]₁₂

okala  s. Numbness or a disease (maele) of the head, as if the hair stood on end; akahi no ka okala o ko'u poo.

ʻōkala₂ [ʻō·kala]  vs. rough, coarse, as cloth, shark skin. FIS

okala  v. To bristle up with anger. see kala, to be rough.

ʻōkala₃ [ʻō·kala]  see leho ʻōkala, cowry sp... FIS

okala  s. Name of a species of fish.

ʻōkala₄ [ʻō·kala]  same as ʻōkole₂, a sea creature. FIS

ʻōkala [ʻō·kala]  n. sea anemone. also ʻōkole. FIS

ʻōkala₅ [ʻō·kala]  n. a rather small red seaweed (Galaxaura rugosa), regularly and densely branching, the branches hollow and marked with rings; not edible. also pākalakala (Galaxaura spp.) SWD

ʻŌkala  placename. islet (2.15 acres, 400 feet elevation) off Waikolu, Molokaʻi. lit.: bristling.

oka lāʻau  n. wood shavings, sawdust.

oka lāʻau [oka ·ʻau]  n. sawdust.

ʻOkalahoma  n. Oklahoma. G

ʻOkalahoma [ʻokala·homa]  n. Oklahoma; Oklahoman. G

ʻōkalakala₁ [ʻō·kala·kala] 
  • rough,
  • boisterous in manner.
redup. of ʻōkala₁, ʻōkala₂; see kani₁, bristle.

ʻŌkalakala kāna pane.His reply was gruff.

ʻŌkalakala koke aʻela ʻo ʻAiwohikupua e hele e mākaʻikaʻi i ka ʻaha mokomoko.ʻAiwohikupua bristled with eagerness to visit the boxing arena. (Laie 383 [26])

Piʻi aʻela kona huhū ā ke poʻo ʻōkalakala.His anger flashed up to his bristling head. (For. 5:409)

okalakala  v. To be astonished; to shudder; to quake. syn. with kunahihi. To be boisterous or raging, as the wind; to rage with anger. To be intent, or strongly desirous of doing a thing. Laieik. 39.

ʻōkalakala₂ [ʻō·kala·kala]  vt. to undo evil influence by prayer.

ʻōkalakala nā hulu ʻauwae  (EH)

ʻŌkalakala hulu ʻauwae.Chin whiskers bristle, (of ranting). (ON 2416)

ʻOkalana  n. Oakland. G

ʻōkalekale [ʻō·kale·kale]  vs. watery, as inferior poi. POI

okalekale  s. Name of a red fish.

oka liʻiliʻi  tiny bit (EH)

ʻo ka mea nō e  anyone (EH)

ʻokamila [ʻoka·mila]  n. oatmeal. Eng. FOO

ulahi ʻokamilaoatmeal flake

o kana  see kana₂, extremely...

okana  adv. A contraction of oka and ana. Oka, to be small, few, and ana, the participial termination. see Gram. § 34. Generally preceded by aole; as, aole okana mai ka nui, not small the quantity or number, i. e., a great deal; not a little or a few; aole okana mai na la o kona mau makahiki. Kekah. 6:3. The days of his years are very many; aole okana mai o kona waiwai, there is no end of his wealth; aohe okana mai o kona hewa, there is no bound to his wickedness; aole okana mai ka olioli. Oih. 20:12. They were not a little joyful, i. e., a good deal. NOTE.—It is a word used in strong expressions or in exaggerated descriptions.

ʻokana₁  n.
  • district or subdistrict, usually comprising several ahupuaʻa;
  • portion, as of food.
. see ʻoki, to cut. [He ʻāpana a i ʻole he māhele o ka ʻāina. Nā ʻāpana nui o kekahi mokupuni e like hoʻi me Puna me Kona ma ka mokupuni ʻo Hawaiʻi.],₁₄LAND

okana  s. A district or division of country containing several ahupuaas; o Kona, a o Kohala a me Hamakua, akolu okana; he mau okana iwaena o ka moku. see kalana. A division of food in dividing it out.

ʻokana₂  n. organ. Eng. [Ka pila i ʻano like kona ʻano me ka piano.]

ʻokana wili limahand organ

ʻokana  see pānini ʻokana, organ pipe cactus...

ʻokanaki, oganadi [ʻoka·naki]  n. organdy. Eng.

ʻokana wili lima  hand organ (EH)

ʻokanika [ʻoka·nika]  vs. organic (said of the Organic Act). Eng.

okaoka [oka·oka]  redup. of oka, dregs, crumbs, sediment, hulls, grounds, small bits or pieces... bc [(EO) PPn *ʻota, dregs, residue (of coconut etc.)] [Ka hopena o kekahi mea i waʻu, kuolo, wili a nalinali ʻia paha, ke kūŸlana o ka lilo i oka. Ka hunahuna; ka ʻāpana liʻiliʻi loa.],CN

hoʻōkaokato pulverize, cut into little pieces

Ua nau ʻia ka niu e ka puaʻa a okaoka.The coconut was chewed by the pig into small particles.

okaoka  v. see oka, 13th conj. To reduce to powder; to beat small. 2 Sam. 22:43. To be broken up fine. Ios. 9:5. To break into small pieces; to shiver. Dan. 2:33—7:7. With liilii, to be utterly destroyed. Dan. 8:25. s. Dust; small particles, &c. see oka. Puk. 32:20. Fine dust; dregs. Hal. 75:9. An intensive; he okaoka liilii me he oka la.

ʻokaʻoka  n. a bad odor, as of garbage.

okaoka  s. An offensive smell; okaoka pilopilo me he oka la. see oka 2.

ʻokaʻokai [ʻokaʻo·kai]  vs. insipid, tasteless, especially of freshly pounded poi. POI

okaokai  Sweet, unfermented poi; he poi mananalo.

okaokai  s. Sickness; a heaving of the stomach before vomiting; sickness of the stomach from a bad smell.

ʻo ka ʻōneanea  the end, desolation (EH)

ʻoka pākahikahi [ʻoka ·kahi·kahi]  vt. à la carte, as on a menu. Niʻihau. also ma ka ʻikamu. FOO

oka palaoa  n. chaff. lit., wheat sediment.

ʻOkapoka, Okafoda  n. Oxford. G

Kulanui o ʻOkapokaOxford University

ʻoka pua ʻulaʻula  Niʻihau. same as kāhili, haʻikū, gingers

okasalika asida  var. spelling of ʻokakalika ʻakika, oxalic acid...

ʻokatene [ʻoka·tene]  n. octane. Eng. SCI

Okatopa  var. spelling of ʻOkakopa, October...

Okatoba  s. Eng. Name of a month; October.

ʻo ka uahi māpu kea  white wafted smoke (EH)

ʻo kāua pū  you and I both (EH)

ʻokawa, otava  n. octave. Eng. (MK 7)

ʻoke  vs. rotten, as wood, cloth. (rare.

oke  adj. Rotten; torn; good for nothing; okeoke.

oke  v. see ke and hooke. To urge upon. Hoo. To press upon; to pursue hard after. To crowd together to hear or see a thing. s. Epithet of a person who goes from house to house quickly; he kanaka mama i ka hele kau hale, oke i kela hale i keia hale, oke wahahee; talkative.

ōkea₁ [ō·kea]  n. white sand or gravel (contraction of one, sand, and kea, white). cf. Ke-ōkea, a place name. STO

ōkea pili maidrift gravel, said disparagingly of persons who attach themselves to others for support; parasite. Lit., gravel clinging (ON 2456)

okea  s. A kind of gravel or sand; the white sand of the sea. NOTE.—It is the name for sand on Oahu.

ōkea₂ [ō·kea]  vs. hot, as stone heated to whiteness. STO

okea  adj. Hot, as stones heated to whiteness; he okea ka imu, ahulu.

ōkea₃ [ō·kea]  n. a bird. (KL. line 432, no data) BIR

ʻōkeʻa [ʻō·keʻa]  n.v. to place cross sticks, as to block an entrance; cross sticks.

okeapilimai  s. Name of that class of persons who have no houses of their own, and thus attach themselves to those who have for the sake of a house. They were also called unupehiiole.

ōkea pili mai  parasite (person) (EH)

ʻokeʻe  vi. var. spelling of ʻōkeʻe, to veer, as the wind; to change, as direction; to eddy. AltSpel

ʻōkeʻe, ʻokeʻe [ʻō·keʻe]  vi. to veer, as the wind; to change, as direction; to eddy.

okee  v. To turn round, as the wind; to change. To eddy, as water; okee mai ke kaomi. s. A changing a direction, as the wind; an eddy, as in water.

o kēia au  current (contemporary) (EH)

o kēia manawa  current (contemporary) (EH)

o kēia wā  contemporary (EH)

ʻOkeka, Odesa  n. Odessa. G

ʻokekelika, oseterika [ʻokeke·lika]  n. ostrich. ʻakolika is more common. Eng.

ʻo kēlā aiʻole ʻo kēia  alternate, alternative, following by turns (EH)

ʻo kēlā me kēia  odds and ends (EH)

ʻokele, okere  n. ocher. Eng.

ōkelekele, ʻōkelekele [ō·kele·kele·]  S  vs. muddy.

ʻōkelekele  vs. var. spelling of ōkelekele, muddy. AltSpel

ʻokelekelika [ʻokele·kelika]  n. ostrich. Eng.

okena  s. Name of a plant used in coloring. adj. Yellow.

ʻōkena  n. gram. the object (receiver of the action) of a transitive verb (hamani). (NKE)

ʻōkeni [ʻō·keni]  same as kenikeni, small change

Ua loaʻa wahi ʻōkeni a limahana.The workers received some small change.

ʻōkeni [ʻō·keni]  n. coin. see pepa kālā.

ʻokeʻoke  rare redup. of ʻoke, rotten...

okeoke  adj. Talkative. see oke. Paapaaina, popopo.

ʻokepela, osepera [ʻoke·pela]  n. osprey. Eng. (Oihk. 11.13)

ʻokepelaka, oseferaga, osiferaga [ʻokepe·laka]  n. vulture (RSV), ossifrage (KJV). (Oihk. 11.13)

okere  var. spelling of ʻokele, ocher...

ʻokesailihate [ʻokesa·ili·hate]  SCI

kalipuna ʻokesailihatecalcium oxilate

ʻokesaside [ʻokesa·side]  n. oxide. Eng. SCI

feriku ʻokesasideferric oxide

ferosoferiku ʻokesasideferrosoferric oxide

ferousa ʻokesasideferrous oxide

kupuriku ʻokesasidecupric oxide

oki₁  vi. to stop, finish, end. cf. uoki. bc [(AN) PPn *ʻoti, completed, finished]FIS KAV

He iʻa anei ka mākeke? ʻAʻole, he oki loa!Is there fish at the market? No, all gone.

hoʻōkito put an end to, terminate, conclude, annul, finish, stop; end

Ua oki ʻōlelo a kāua no ka mea ke oki mai nei ka ʻona o ka ʻawa iaʻu.Our talk stopped because the intoxication of the kava for me became extraordinary. (Laie 377 [23])

oki  To end or finish any talk or business. Kin. 11:8. To stop; put an end to; e oki i ke kamailio, to cease talking. Kin. 17:22. To cut off food, as a famine; oki loa iho la ka aina i ka wi, the land is utterly destroyed by famine; to take possession of; to be subjected to the influence of, as intoxication; inu iho la ke Alii me kona Kuhina, a oki mai la ka ona a ka awa Laieik. 34. Ina he kaikamahine, e okiia ka piko ma ka hale, ina he keikikane, ma ka heiau e oki ai ka piko o ua keiki la. NOTE.—This verb takes ua before the imperative mood; as, ua oki, stop; ua oki pela, stop there. Hoo. To stop; to cease; to end; to cut short; to terminate; to defer a decision; the opposite of hoomaka, to begin; to cause to stop; cease. Puk.5:4. To cut and gather in, as a harvest. Oihk. 19:9. To cut off; destroy. 2 Nal. 23:5. NOTE.—Oki loa and hooki loa imply a destructive process according to the nature of the case; as, oki loa ka hana i ka paumaele; oki loa ka waiwai i ka popopo; hence, v. To be miserable; destitute; hungry; in want of all comforts.

oki₂  vs.
  • extraordinary, wondrous,
  • superlative,
  • much (usually but not always in an unfavorable sense, sometimes with idea: not at all, none, all gone).
. see ex. kolihana, oki₁. bc

Kāhiko ā oki a pāʻihiʻihi.Dressed in best finery, so attractive.

Oki nohoʻi ka hana a ka Hawaiʻi ʻimi loa.Wondrous indeed are the deeds of deep-seeking Hawaiʻi.

oki pauextraordinary

Oki pau ka hana a ka huila.Wondrous the doings of the wheel.

Pehea kou makua kāne? Ua oki loa!How's your father? Much worse!

Ua hele ke kino ā oki.His body is wasted. [by disease].

Ua hele ʻoe ā oki loa i ka lepo!Youʻre filthy with dirt!

oki₃  vi. to take effect, as ʻawa intoxication. see ex. oki₁. bc



see below...

  ʻoki₁ - to cut, especially the hair (see table above); to sever, shear, ....
      ʻoki ā kaʻawale - bisect
      ʻoki ā lele ke poʻo - behead
      ʻoki hapalua - to bisect, in math. lit., cut in half. abb. ʻo2.
      ʻoki huelo - to cut only the ends of the hair. lit., cut tail.
      ʻoki ʻia - divorced; amputated
      ʻoki i ka moeʻuhane - a prayer
      ʻoki i ka piko - dedicate a house, to cut the thatch above a door
      ʻoki ʻino - to mutilate.
      ʻoki kaula - string trick
      ʻoki kīkepa - kind of mourning haircut; to cut on one side, as the hair
      ʻoki kūmākena - to cut the hair on one side of the head, formerly a sign of mourning.
      ʻoki mahiole - to cut the hair leaving a strip down the middle. lit., helmet cut.
      ʻoki mai ka hale pule aku - excommunicate
      ʻoki male - divorce; to divorce. lit., cut marriage.
      ʻoki male ʻia - divorced
      ʻoki mare - var. spelling of ʻoki male, divorce...
      ʻoki mauʻu - to mow the grass.
      ʻoki pāhiʻa - to cut diagonally. also ʻoki ma ka pāhiʻa.
      ʻoki pahu - to bob the hair. lit., smooth cut.
      ʻoki poe - to bob the hair. lit., round cut.
      ʻoki poepoe - subincision, to subincise; circumcision, to circumcise (a Biblical euphemism, ....
      ʻoki pohe - see pohe₁, round, shapely...
      ʻoki pōkole - shortcut; to take a shortcut.
      ʻoki poʻo - to behead.
      ʻoki puʻu - to cut the throat; cutthroat.
      ʻoki puʻu pepa - to cut cards
          ala ʻoki - road cut, short cut.
          niho ʻoki - shark's-tooth knife, as used for wood carving and cutting hair. lit., cutting tooth.
  ʻoki₂ - to record, as on a cassette. Niʻihau.

ʻoki₁  nvt.
  • to cut, especially the hair (see table above);
  • to sever, shear, snip, slit, trim, hew, mow, fell,
  • separate,
  • annul, cancel, divorce;
  • to cut, as cards;
  • to operate, operation,
  • amputate; amputation;
  • to excommunicate;
  • a cut, division, limit,
  • stanza (called paukū today).
[also preceded by ke (OO)]
bc PPN *koti.

hōʻokito pretend to cut short, to cause to cut, cut, divorce, dismiss, cancel, excommunicate

ʻoki ā lele ke poʻobehead

ʻoki i ka moeʻuhanecancel the dream [end bad effects of a dream by Christian prayer]

ʻoki i ʻaumākuato separate oneself from pagan worship of ʻaumākua gods

ʻoki ka lauohoto have a haircut

ʻoki  vt. to cut, mow.

ʻoki i ka mahikito mow the lawn

ʻoki i ka mauʻuto mow the lawn

vt. to stop or break, as an electric circuit. see hoʻokuʻi.

oki  To cut up root and branch; to destroy in any way. To cut off; to separate from privileges; to punish. Oihk. 7:20. To cut grain, as a harvest. Kanl. 24:19. To cut off one's head. v. To cut off; to cut in two, as any substance; as, oki laau, oki pohaku.

ʻoki₂  vt. to record, as on a cassette. Niʻihau. also hoʻopaʻa. MUS

ʻokia₁  pas/imp. of ʻoki₁, to cut... see kaiʻokia, separated by sea, spared, set apart, separated...

ʻokia  vs. cutaway. MUS

ʻukulele ʻokiacutaway ʻukulele

okia  v. Passive of oki for okiia. To be cut off, &c. Hos. 8:4.

ʻOkia₂  n. wind name, Hālawa, Molokaʻi. (For. 5:103) WIN

ʻoki ā kaʻawale  bisect (EH)

ʻoki ā lele ke poʻo  behead (EH)

okigene  var. spelling of ʻokikene, oxygen...

ʻoki hapalua [ʻoki hapa·lua]  vt. to bisect, in math. lit., cut in half. abb. ʻo2. see kaha ʻoki hapalua. MTH

ʻōkihikihi [ʻō·kihi·kihi]  vs. angular, slanting. WIN MUS

ʻŌkihikihi Ka ua ke nānā aku.Rain appears slanting. (chant)

ʻōkihikihi poʻohiwiangular, squared shoulders

ʻoki huelo  vt. to cut only the ends of the hair. lit., cut tail.

ʻoki ʻia, ʻokiʻia  divorced; amputated (EH)

ʻokiʻia  var. spelling of ʻoki ʻia, divorced; amputated

ʻoki i ka moeʻuhane  a prayer (EH)

ʻoki i ka piko  dedicate a house, to cut the thatch above a door (EH)

ʻoki ʻino  vt. to mutilate.

ʻokika  n. orchid. Eng. FLO

ʻokikaha [ʻoki·kaha]  vt. to slice off.

ʻokika honohono [ʻokika hono·hono]  n. an orchid (Dendrobium anosmum). (Neal 281–2)PLA FLO

ʻoki kaula  string trick (EH)

ʻokikene, okigene [ʻoki·kene]  n. oxygen. Eng.

ʻokikene [ʻoki·kene]  n. oxygen.

ʻokikene kolu [ʻoki·kene kolu]  n. ozone. lit., triple oxygen. see lole ana ʻokikene kolu. SCI

ʻoki kīkepa  kind of mourning haircut; to cut on one side, as the hair (EH)

ʻoki kūmākena [ʻoki ··kena]  vt. to cut the hair on one side of the head, formerly a sign of mourning.

ʻokilipi [ʻoki·lipi]  n. a variety of sweet potato. SWP

ʻōkilo [ʻō·kilo·]  S   same as kilo, observe, forecast...

okilo  s. Afar off; at a distance; a space between two places. v. see kilo. To look earnestly for something; to watch for; okilo ia, to look into the water for squid; to look for fish, as a fisherman.

oki loa  see oki₂, • extraordinary, wondrous, • superlative, • much (usually but not always in an unfavorable sense, sometimes with idea: not at all, none, all gone)...

okiloa  s. A destruction; a cutting up; a breaking down. Ier. 44:39. see oki, note. v. To be dirty; filthy; polluted; to be dirty all over. To be defeated in one's purpose; to try in vain. Laieik. 64.

ʻōkilo heʻe  to fish for octopus see kilo heʻe. (EH)

ʻoki mahiole [ʻoki mahi·ole·]  vt. to cut the hair leaving a strip down the middle. lit., helmet cut.

ʻoki mai ka hale pule aku  excommunicate (EH)

ʻoki male, ʻoki mare  nvt. divorce; to divorce. lit., cut marriage.

ʻoki male ʻia  divorced (EH)

ʻoki mare  var. spelling of ʻoki male, divorce...

ʻoki mauʻu  v. to mow the grass. PLA

mīkini ʻoki mauʻulawn mower

ʻokina₁  n. cutting off, ending, severance, separation. [Pn(CE) *koti-ŋa, boundary, limit]

okina  s. Oki and ana, a finishing. The cutting off of wood or cloth. Modernly, the finis or ending of a book.

ʻokina₂  glottal stop. LNG

  • to cut into pieces, chop,
  • prune,
  • slash,
  • carve.
redup. of ʻoki; bc PPN *kotikoti. [ʻOki he mau manawa, i ka nui o ka manawa me ka wikiwiki.]₁₄

pai wela me mea ʻai ʻokiʻoki ʻiahot mince pie; lit., hot pie with cut up food

okioki  v. see oki. To cut frequently; to cut into small pieces. To reap and gather in, as a harvest. Oihk. 23:10. To divide into small pieces. Oihk. 1:12. To cut into small pieces. Lunk. 19:29. To divide out land among chiefs or people; okioki na 'lii a me na kanaka i ka aina o Hawaii; to cut up; destroy, &c. adj. Cutting; dividing, &c.; oia ka moku i loaa mai ai ka pahi okioki, that was the vessel from which was obtained the cutting knives.

ʻokiʻoki liʻiliʻi  dissect (EH)

ʻOkiʻokiolepe [ʻOkiʻoki-o-lepe]  placename. fishpond, Puʻuloa, Oʻahu. Perhaps this should be ʻOkiʻokilepe. lit.: cut strips.

ʻokiʻoki palaoa  to slice bread (EH)

ʻokiʻoki wale  slash (EH)

ʻoki pāhiʻa [ʻoki ·hiʻa]  vt. to cut diagonally. also ʻoki ma ka pāhiʻa.

ʻoki pahu  vt. to bob the hair. lit., smooth cut.

okipau  var. spelling of oki pau, extraordinary... AltSpel

oki pau, okipau [oki pau·]  extraordinary... see oki₂, extraordinary, wondrous, superlative...

ʻoki poe  vt. to bob the hair. lit., round cut.

ʻoki poepoe [ʻoki poe·poe]  nvt. subincision, to subincise; circumcision, to circumcise (a Biblical euphemism, (Kin. 17.10) ; the Hawaiian terms were kahe ule and kaha ule). lit., cut roundness. BOD

Ua hele ʻoe i ka poʻe ʻoki poepoe ʻole ʻia, a ua ʻai ʻoe me lākou.You went to uncircumsized men, and ate with them. (Oih. 11:3)

okipoepoe  v. Oki, to cut, and poepoe, around; circularly. To circumcise; to be circumcised. Kin. 17:10. Used also with omaka, to circumcise. Puk. 4:25. see the substantive below. s. see the verb. A cutting around; circumcision. NOTE.—This is a new coined word, used in the Hawaiian translations of Scripture for circumcision; the Hawaiian word was kahi, to cut, and omaka, the foreskin. The Hawaiian expression for circumcision anciently was kahi omaka, slitted. see omaka. Okipoepoe, oia ke oki ana i ka omaka; he kahe ana o ka ule o na kamalii ma Hawaii i ka manawa aku nei. see kahe, to cut longitudinally.

ʻoki pohe  see pohe₁, round, shapely...

ʻoki pōkole [ʻoki ·kole]  n. shortcut; to take a shortcut.

ʻoki poʻo  n.v. to behead.

ʻokipuʻu [ʻoki·puʻu]  n. forest clearing (term noted in Oʻahu land records).

ʻoki puʻu  n.v. to cut the throat; cutthroat.

ʻoki puʻu pepa  to cut cards (EH)

oko  vi. to move ahead of others; to try to be better than others, surpass.

He aha kēia e oko aʻe nei?Why this pushing ahead of others?

ʻokoʻa₁  vs.
  • different, separate, unrelated, another;
  • whole; entirety; entirely, wholly, completely; altogether, fully,
  • independently, exclusively.
  • a whole note in music;
cf. haʻina ʻokoʻa, holoʻokoʻa, kaʻaʻokoʻa, kūʻokoʻa.
see ex. kuli₂. bc TAR MUS

ʻai ʻokoʻacooked unpounded taro; lit., whole food

hāʻawipio ʻokoʻato give up completely; unconditional surrender

he hoʻokuli ʻokoʻa iho a pretense of being stone deaf (FS 217)

holo ʻokoʻato run far away

hōʻokoʻato make different, to set apart, distinguish, separate, cause to differ, discriminate. cf. hoʻokaʻaʻokoʻa

hoʻomaha ʻokoʻawhole rest, in music

hua mele ʻokoʻawhole note, in music

moe ʻokoʻato lie down and stay, as of one exhausted (FS 149)

No ke kōkua ʻole ʻia mai, hana ʻokoʻa ihola wau.Because of not being helped, I worked independently.

okoa  v. To be another; to be unlike in some respects; ua okoa, ke kanaka waiwai, ua okoa ke kanaka ilihune, the rich man was one thing, the poor man was another, i. e., very different. To be different from another thing; to be a different person or thing. To be besides; over and above; not reckoned in. 1 Nal. 10:15. To be unlike in appearance; ua okoa ke ano o na helehelena o na kanaka, ua okoa na holoholona, different from each other are the countenances of men, different are those of beasts. Hoo. To cause a difference; hookoa mai kau hana i ka makou. To set aside; to put off to another time; to defer. s. The totality of a thing; the whole. Ezek. 15:5. adj. Different; another; separate; distinct from; unlike. A whole as distinct from a part. Whole as distinguished from broken; he waa okoa ia, i. e., a canoe not broken; he waa nahaha ole okoa, a canoe not broken at all, whole; he malama okoa, a whole month. Nah. 11:20. He mea okoa, another thing. adv. Wholly; entirely. 1 Nal. 11:6. Altogether; the all of a thing; e kau okoa, to put all. Oihk. 8:27.

ʻokoʻa₂  to be early or continuing, of time of day. bc

i ka ʻokoʻawhile still daylight; in broad daylight (FS 31)

ʻokoʻa₃  vs. differentiated, i.e. during development, the change of structure or function of an organ or tissue into a more specialized state, in biology. [+]

Okoe  placename. bay, landing, village, and land section, Hoʻōpūloa qd., Hawaiʻi, named for a murderess. see Hoʻōpūloa.

ʻōkohe [ʻō·kohe]  vs. to form a scab, as a sore; swollen, as tonsils. ILL

hoʻōkoheto cause a scab to form, etc.

okohe  v. To begin to heal, as a sore; ua okohe kahi eha; to begin to granulate, as a wound; also applied to the bark of trees growing again.

ʻōkohekohe₁ [ʻō·kohe·kohe]  redup. of ʻōkohe, form a scab...

hoʻōkohekoheredup. of hoʻōkohe

puʻu ʻōkohekoheswollen tonsils

okohekohe  v. To begin to heal. see okohe.

ʻōkohekohe₂ [ʻō·kohe·kohe]  n. barnacle, such as adhere to rocks, ship bottoms, floating timber. FIS

okohekohe  s. A small kind of muscle attached to wood that has been taken from a ship or from salt water.

ʻōkoholā [ʻō·koholā]  n. a variety of sweet potato, said to have been introduced during whaling days. SWP

ʻō koholā  n.v.
  • whaling; to whale,
  • harpoon whales.
  lit., pierce whale.
. cf. moku ʻō koholā. [Ka lawaiʻa ʻana i ke koholā e like me ka mea i hana ʻia i loko o ke kenekūlia ʻumikūmāiwa ma luna o nā moku peʻa i loko o ka Pākīpika nei.]₁₄

okohola  adj. O, to pierce, stab, &c, and kohola, a whale. Whale piercing; o ka nui o an moku i ku mai, oia na moku okohola, the greater number of ships which anchor here are whale-stabbing ships, or simply whaleships.

ʻōkoholua [ʻō·koho·lua]  n. two-pronged post-European fishing spear. FIS

ʻOkoikua [ʻokoi·kua]  n. stroke in lua fighting. LUA

ō kō kea  old age (fig.) (EH)

okoko  var. spelling of okooko, red hot, blazing...

okōko  nvs. var. spelling of okooko
  • red hot, blazing hot;
  • burning, smarting, as an itch.

okoko  v. To be red like blood; to be red with heat. see koko. s. A heat so intense as to be red. Dan. 3:22. A red heat. adj. Boiling, as lava; lambent, as flame.

ʻokokomo [ʻoko·komo]  vs. filled, as a canoe. CAN

ʻokole  n. var. spelling of ʻōkole₁, anus, buttocks (less polite than lemu). AltSpel BOD

ʻōkole₁, ʻokole [ʻō·kole]  n. anus, buttocks (less polite than lemu). [Pn(CE) *koo-tore, anus]BOD

ʻŌkole maluna.Hawaiian translation of English toast "bottoms up" [this expression is condemned by older Hawaiians as vulgar and indecent because of the sacredness of the human body in, old belief].

okole  The anus; kahi malalo e hemo ai ka honowa. The posteriors; o ke oi iho la no ia o ka okole, me he okole wahine la, i. e., a very shameful thing. see kole.

ʻōkole₂ [ʻō·kole]  a sea creature, eaten cooked, perhaps a sea anemone. [Pn(CE) *koo-tore, sea anemone]FIS

ʻōkole [ʻō·kole]  n. sea anemone. also ʻōkala. FIS

ʻōkole₃ [ʻō·kole]  a kind of birthmark; round, black, and raised higher than the surface of the skin; believed caused by the mother's eating an annelid when pregnant. BOD

okole  s. and kole, raw.

ʻōkole emiemi [ʻō·kole emi·emi]  n. a sea anemone. lit., shrinking ʻōkole. FIS

okoleemiemi  s. Name of a species of fish. see next art.

ʻōkolehao₁ [ʻō·kole·hao]  n. liquor distilled from ti root in a still of the same name; later, a gin as made of rice or pineapple juice. lit., iron bottom. FOO

okolehao  The vulgar but expressive name given to liquor which natives and some foreigners distill from ki root; so called from the name of the pot above mentioned.

ʻōkolehao₂ [ʻō·kole·hao]  iron try-pot still.

okolehao  s. The name given to an iron try-pot, brought ashore and made into a still.

ʻōkole hāwele [ʻō·kole ·wele]  lit., tied ʻōkole. same as ʻōkole emiemi, sea anemone... FIS

okolehawele  s. Name of a species of fish; same as above.

ʻōkole kaʻaka [ʻō·kole kaʻaka]  n. rascal anus, an insult chanted by Kamapuaʻa. also kole kaʻaka. (FS 213)MUS

ʻōkole kāmano  salmon buttocks (EH)

ʻokolekē, ʻōkoleke [ʻokole·]  n. a play language something like pig Latin. Example: e hesele ana ʻoutou sele ihesele, for e hele ana ʻoukou i hea? Where are you going? [sele is added at random.]. see language. LNG

okoleke  s. A kind of namu; a species of language got up for vile purposes; eia kahi hewa hou, o na olelo hou, o ke kake, o ka nehiwa, o ka okoleke. Lam. Haw. 13:4,1.

ʻōkoleke  n. var. spelling of ʻokolekē, a play language something like pig Latin. Example: e hesele ana ʻoutou sele ihesele... AltSpel

okolemakiki  s. Name of a plant with small leaves, which grows thick like the koali.

ʻōkolemakili [ʻō·kole·makili]  lit., cracked buttocks. same as mohihihi, a vine

ʻōkole maluna  bottoms up (vulgar) (EH)

ʻōkoleoioi [ʻō·kole·oi·oi]  nvi. to turn one's back on someone who has aroused one's anger; to walk to and fro with back towards the object of anger; to scorn; one who does this. lit., moving buttocks.

ʻōkoleʻoiʻoi [ʻō·koleʻoiʻoi]  n. marigolds (Tagetes spp.). lit., jutting buttocks. cf. melekule. (Neal 849)FLO PLA

ʻōkolepuʻu [ʻō·kole·puʻu]  n. bustle-style dress. lit., humped buttocks.

Okoli  placename. cone, ʻĪlio Pt. qd., north Molokaʻi. Coulter spelling is Okii.

ʻōkolo [ʻō·kolo]  same as kolo, creep; pull; grumble...

okolo  adj. Slippery, where one is liable to fall; loi ale no i ke alia okolo.

ʻōkomo [ʻō·komo]  vt.
  • to insert,
  • include;
  • to caulk, as a ship;
  • to inlay.
[Ka hoʻokomo ʻana.]


okomo  v. To calk a ship or vessel; ka poe haole e okomo ana i ka ropi ma ka aoao o ka moku, the foreigners were calking (driving in the rope) on the sides of the ship.

ʻōkomokomo [ʻō·komo·komo]  redup. of ʻōkomo.

hoʻōkomokomoredup. of hoʻōkomo

ʻokomopila [ʻokomo·pila]  n. automobile. Eng.

ʻokoʻo  n. var. spelling of ʻiokoʻo, young pandanus leaves... AltSpel PAN

okooko, okōko [oko·oko]  nvs.
  • red hot, blazing hot;
  • burning, smarting, as an itch.
[Okōko: wela ʻenaʻena loa e like me nā ʻāpana nānahu i lilo i momoku ahi i loko o ke ahi.]₁₄

he ʻula okookofiery red

I loko ʻoia o ke okooko o ke kaua.He was in the heat of battle.

waha okookovenemous, slanderous mouth

okooko  s. A blaze; anything red hot, as the iron from a blacksmith's forge; as stones thrown out of the volcano; a fiery redness. Laieik. 176. Any one in a dazzling dress. The zeal of a soldier pressing boldly into battle. v. To burn, as the sensation of the itch; okooko ka maneo; or the erysipelas. adv. Ragingly; heatedly, &c.

ʻOkosoka [ʻoko·soka]  n. Okhostk. Eng. G

Ke kai ʻo ʻOkosokaSea of Okhostk

ʻokotio [ʻoko·tio]  see pānini ʻokotio, ocotillo, kind of cactus...

ʻOkotosoko [ʻokoto·soko]  n. Okhotsk. Eng. [+]G

Ke kai ʻo ʻOkotosokoSea of Okhotsk

ʻo kū  a lick and a promise, unceremoniously (EH)

ʻōkū₁ [ʻō·]  {ʻō- + kū₁} nvt.
  • to stand erect,
  • protrude,
  • emerge,
  • hold upright (Nak. 79);
  • to wield with vigor, as paddles.
[ʻōʻili mai me ke kino nui; kau pololei ka lima a manamana lima i luna.]₁₉

Aia maʻō e ʻōkū maila.There it is, standing over there.

Ke kanaka ʻōkū mai i ka hoe.The man working hard with the paddles. (Kel. 46)

ʻōkū₂ [ʻō·]  vs. thunderstruck, taken aback, horrified, agitated.

ʻŌkū hoʻi au i ia ala hōʻino.I was horrified by his cursing.

ʻōkū₃ [ʻō·]  n. young stage of kūmū₁ [goatfish], smaller than the ʻāhuluhulu stage. FIS

ʻōkū₄ [ʻō·]  n.v. live bird used as decoy; to decoy. (rare.BIR

oku  To set a bird near a snare to catch or tempt another; e hooku aku i ke poo, e oku aku i ka lima.

oku  v. To show a thing to one secretly, lest another should see it and demand it. s. A giving secretly that no one else may know.

ʻŌkū  placename. point, north Niʻihau. lit.: to protrude.

ʻōkuʻekuʻe₁ [ʻō·kuʻe·kuʻe]  {ʻō- + kuʻekuʻe} n. knuckles. see kuʻekuʻe, elbow, wristbone, joint, knuckle... BOD

ka ʻōkuʻekuʻe o ka puaʻapig knuckles

ʻōkuʻekuʻe₂ [ʻō·kuʻe·kuʻe]  see pīʻoe, general name for barnacles... FIS

pīʻoe ʻōkuʻekuʻeacorn barnacle

ʻōkuene [ʻō·kuene]  n. layout, as of a computer keyboard. cf. kaʻakuene. CMP

ʻōkuene papa pihikeyboard layout

ʻōkuhe [ʻō·kuhe]  n. a fresh-water ʻoʻopu (Eleotris sandwicensis), a fish. Called ʻoau on Oʻahu and Maui. also ʻakupa, ʻapohā, kuhe. FIS

ʻōkuhekuhe [ʻō·kuhe·kuhe]  n. young ʻōkuhe, after the hinana stage. FIS

okuhekuhe  s. Name of a species of fish.

ʻōkuhe melemele [ʻō·kuhe mele·mele]  n. ʻōkuhe with yellow tinge. FIS

ʻōkuhi [ʻō·kuhi]  n. directions. CMP

haku kōmi ʻōkuhito write a (computer) script; scripting

kōmi ʻōkuhiscript, i.e. a set of computer codes programmed to run consecutively in a computer system

ʻōkūkū₁ [ʻō·kūkū]  redup. of:
  • ʻōkū₁ to stand erect,
    • protrude,
    • emerge,
    • hold upright...
    • to wield with vigor, as paddles...;
  • ʻōkū₂ thunderstruck, taken aback, horrified, agitated...
[Ke ea ʻana o kekahi mea i luna o ka ʻili o ke kai. Ke kū ʻana i luna mai lalo mai o kekahi mea me ke emi hou ʻana i lalo.],FIS

ʻŌkūkū ihola mākou e nānā i ka iʻa o ka loko.We stood looking at the fish in the pond.

ʻŌkūkū ka nuku o ka humuhumu i ka ʻilikai.The noses of the humuhumu rise above the surface of the sea.

okuku  v. To erect; to turn up, as the head when one is swimming; to raise up, as the head of a fish above water. To think; to reflect, as when one is unexpectedly accused of a wrong.

ʻōkūkū₂ [ʻō·kūkū]  same as ʻōkū₃, young stage of kumu. FIS

okuku  s. Name of a species of fish, the ahuluhulu.

ʻokukuli  vs. var. spelling of ʻōkukuli, filled to satiety, as with fat or sweet food; rich, fat. AltSpel

ʻōkukuli, ʻokukuli [ʻōku·kuli]  vs. filled to satiety, as with fat or sweet food; rich, fat. (rare.

okukuli  v. To be satisfied; full, as with food or drink; to have enough.

ʻokukupu [ʻoku·kupu]  redup. of ʻōkupu.

ʻokukuʻu [ʻoku·kuʻu]  plural and frequentative of ʻōkuʻu₁, to squat on the haunches, to settile, as mist... WIN

ʻOkukuʻu ka noe i ka mauna.The mist settles on the mountain.

ʻōkulekule [ʻō·kule·kule]  vs. somewhat kukule, listless.

ʻōkulikuli [ʻō·kuli·kuli]  same as ʻōkukuli, filled to satiety...

okulikuli  v. To be fat; rich; sweet tasted, as high seasoned food. see kuhikuhi. v. To eat of sweet things till one is sick.

okulu  s. Name of the sixteenth day of the month. see kulu.

ʻōkuma [ʻō·kuma]  {ʻō- + kuma₂} vs. rough, coarse, as scarred or pitted skin; close together; dark and lowering, as clouds. cf. kumakuma, hākumakuma. WIN MUS

Maka ʻōkuma i ke kapu, ʻo ke kapu o ka haku.Face encrusted with taboo, taboo of the lord. (name chant for Kekāuluohi)

ʻōkumakuma [ʻō·kuma·kuma]  redup. of ʻōkuma.

ʻōkumu₁ [ʻō·kumu]  n. pommel; canoe end-piece. cf. makuʻu. CAN

ʻōkumu₂ [ʻō·kumu]  nvs. stump; stumpy, blunt, cut off short, coarse. PEP *kootumu.

ʻōkumu laustump sending out shoots

ʻōkumukumu [ʻō·kumu·kumu]  stumps here and there; uneven, as stubble. redup. of ʻōkumu₂;

okumulau  s. see kumulau. A leaf or sprout that grows out of the root or stump.

ʻōkunukunu [ʻō·kunu·kunu]  vs. to have a cough, to cough constantly.

ʻokūʻokū  to pitch, as a canoe tossed by waves; to rear and pitch, as a horse. redup. of ʻōkū; CAN

okuoku  v. Hoo see oku, v. v. To rise up, as the bow of a canoe or ship bythe waves in a storm. To rear and pitch, as an unbroken horse; holo okuoku ka lio. pupu.

ʻōkupe₁ [ʻō·kupe]  nvi. a method of digging holes with a stick, prodding the earth to one side, as for taro (Kep. 153); to dig thus. bc TAR

ʻōkupe₂ [ʻō·kupe]  vi.
  • to trip in walking, stumble, make a false step;
  • to err in conduct, go astray morally
bc [Ke kuʻia o nā wāwae ke holo māmā pupuāhulu ke kanaka, me ka hihi a me ka hilikau o nā wāwae, kekahi i kekahi. Kokoke hāʻule i lalo i kekahi manawa, akā, ʻaʻole naʻe hāʻule loa.]₁₇

hoʻōkupeto trip someone; to stumble or pretend to stumble

okupe  v. To sprain the ankle; to stumble. Heb. 12:13; Rom. 11:11.

ʻōkupe₃ [ʻō·kupe]  n. a bivalve (Spondylus tenebrosus). bc FIS

ʻōkupekupe [ʻō·kupe·kupe]  redup. of ʻōkupe₁, a method of digging holes with a stick, prodding the earth to one side, as for taro..., ʻōkupe₂, to trip in walking, stumble, make a false step; to err in conduct...

ōkupu  vi. var. spelling of ʻōkupu, to sprout... AltSpel WIN PLA

ʻōkupu, ōkupu [ʻō·kupu]  vi. to sprout, as seeds; to send out shoots, as ti plants; to come forth, as clouds; sprouting, stubbles. WIN PLA

okupu  v. To rise up and cover with dark shades, as clouds; especially applied to those out at sea.

ʻōkupukupu₁ [ʻō·kupu·kupu]  redup. of ʻōkupu, sprout, come forth, as clouds...

okupukupu  v. To rise up and cover with dark shades, as clouds; especially applied to those out at sea.

ʻōkupukupu₂ [ʻō·kupu·kupu]  n. any fern growing on a single stem, as the sword fern (Nephrolepis exaltata). same as kupukupu, niʻaniʻau; FER

ʻōkupukupu lauʻiʻi [ʻō·kupu·kupu lauʻiʻi]  n. a fern (Doodia kunthiana) much like Nephrolepsis exaltata, ʻōkupukupu, but hairy. cf. lauʻiʻi. FER

ʻOkuʻu  placename. Hanauma Bay side of Sandy Beach, Oʻahu. lit.: crouch (people crouched by a healing stone).

ʻōkuʻu₁ [ʻō·kuʻu]  vi.
  • to squat on the haunches, crouch, sit hunched up:
  • to perch, as a bird;
  • to settle, as mist.

hoʻōkuʻuto cause to squat, crouch, perch; to crouch, perch

okuu  v. To sit up because one has no place or conveniences for lying down; to sit up, as one on the deck of a vessel when the water dashes over, because it is better than to lie down; the idea is to keep the head up. To sit in a meditating posture with the head reclined. To sit with a covering over the shoulders, and arms across the breast, as if cold.

ʻōkuʻu₂ [ʻō·kuʻu]  n. disease at time of Kamehameha I, perhaps cholera, and perhaps so called because it was dysenteric, and people were squatting (ʻōkuʻu) much at stool. [He maʻi hī i make ai ka poʻe he nui i ka wā iā Kamehameha, i manaʻo ʻia hoʻi e kekahi ʻo ka maʻi kolela i komo mai i loko o Hawaiʻi ma muli o nā moku haole.]₁₄

okuu  s. Name of a great pestilence which swept over the islands while Kamehameha I. was living on Oahu about 1807. Great multitudes were swept off. The name okuu was given to it because the people okuu, wale aku no i ka uhane, i. e., dismissed freely their souls and died. see Kuu, to let go.

ʻōkuʻu₃ [ʻō·kuʻu]  vt. to swing in aku (fish) on a line so they fall from the lure directly into the canoe. FIS CAN

ʻōkuʻu₄ [ʻō·kuʻu]  n. a method of catching birds by gumming artificial lehua blossoms made of leʻie to a tree. BIR TRE

ʻōkuʻu lepo heheʻe [ʻō·kuʻu lepo heheʻe]  S   lit., running excrement ʻōkuʻu. same as ʻōkuʻu₂;

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ola₁  nvs.
  • life, alive, living; to live;
  • heal, health, healed; well-being, thrive.
  • livelihood, means of support,
  • salvation; save, survive,
  • curable, recovered;
  • to spare, spared, grant life,
(Gram. 4.4)   bc [PPn *ola, be alive, well, healthy (not dead, ill)]

E ola au i ke Akua.May God grant me life; so help me God. (ON 364)

E ola au ʻoe.Save me, spare my life.

hoʻōlato save, heal, cure, spare; salvation; healer; savior

I ola ʻole nei keiki.This (beloved) child did not survive.

makamaka olaa live friendship; a friend who extends hospitality and appreciation

mālama olafinancial support, means of livelihood

kālā no ke ola o ka nūpepamoney for the support of the newspaper

ʻo apau o kona ola ʻanaall the days of his life

ola ʻanalife, existence

Ola ka inoa.The name lives on, said of a child bearing the name of an ancestor. (ON 2484)

Ola ka mōʻī i ke Akua.God save the king.

Ola ka pōloli.Hunger is satisfied.

ola loalong life, longevity

pōʻaiapuni olalife cycle

poʻe i kūʻai hoʻōla ʻiaransomed people (Isa. 35.10)

Ua loaʻa ke kāne a kuʻu hānai, a ua ola iwi o ke kahu hānai.My foster child has found a husband, and the foster parent will enjoy peace and comfort in life and the body will be preserved after death; lit., the bones will live, i.e., they will not fall into an enemy's hands.

ola  s. A recovery from sickness; a state of health after sickness; an escape from any danger or threatened calamity. A living, that is, the means of life, food; e pii ana au i ke ola, I am going up (the hill) for life, i. e., to procure food. Life; the period of one's life; living; while one lives. Life; salvation; deliverance from spiritual death. NOTE.—This last (4) definition is a modern one introduced with the Christian system, and is often used in the Hawaiian Bible along with definitions 1st, 2d and 3d. v. To be saved from danger; to live after being in danger of death; to recover from sickness; to get well; i mai la o Kamehameha, ina e ola keia mai ana o'u; to enjoy an escape from any evil. To live upon, or by means of a thing without which one would die; ola no hoi na iwi, proverbial expression: poverty (bones) shall be supplied, prosperity shall flourish. Laieik. 124. see IwI 7. Hoo. To cause to live, i. e., to save one, or to save alive. Ios. 6:25. To cause to escape, as one in danger; to deliver from. Puk. 14:30. To heal, as a disease. To save, i. e., cause to escape from future misery. see note under the noun for the new modern idea of the word. adj. Alive; escaped; living in opposition to dead; o kou alii make no, a me kou alii ola.

ola₂  see hoʻōla, small piece of tapa... bc TAP

Ola  placename. lane, Kalihi Waena, Honolulu. (TM). lit.: life.

ʻolā  nvi. gurgling; to gurgle.

hōʻolāsame as hōʻolāʻolā

ola  v. The sense from the sound. To gaggle; to gargle water in the throat. To snore. also olaola.

ōlaʻa [ō·laʻa]  n. a weedy raspberry (Rubus rosaefolius) native to southeastern Asia. also ʻākala, ʻākalakala. (Neal 391)PLA

ʻŌlaʻa  placename. land divisions, Hilo, Humuʻula, Kīlauea, and Puna qds.; flume, back road, plantation mill, and railroad, Hilo qd.; village, forest reserve, and forest park reserve Kīlauea qd., Hawaiʻi; formerly called Laʻa. (Ii 83; UL 190.)

olaʻaloa [olaʻa·loa]  n. a variety of hard taro. also laʻaloa. TAR

ola ʻana  existence (EH)

ʻōlāʻau [ʻō·lāʻau]  v. to strike with sticks, as beaters driving fish. FIS

ʻōlae [ʻō·lae]  n. small cape, promontory.

ʻōlaelae₁ [ʻō·lae·lae]  a number of small capes, promontories. redup. of ʻōlae; also ʻālaelae. [Like ka manaʻo me "ʻōhuku lae", kahi māhele o ka lae kahakai e ʻoi ana i waho o ke kai. He mau lae kahakai.],₁₇

ʻōlaelae₂ [ʻō·lae·lae]  nvs. bitter, acrid; a bitter gourd (rare).

olaelae  s. A bitter calabash, having bitter meat and seeds.

ola hanauna like  contemporaneous (EH)

ola honua, olahonua  nvi. earthly life, life on earth; to live. MUS

E aʻo mai ʻoe i ke oli ʻoi ola honua.Learn the chant while there is opportunity.

He mea ia e pono ai kēia ola honua ʻana.That is something to help in this earthly life.

ʻoi ola honuawhile there is life on earth [fig., while there is time]

olahonua  adv. Thoroughly; entirely; altogether; o ka hoomaka ana, ua like no ia me ke ao ana i olahonua i ka palapala; i olahonua, i pau ka noho hemahema ana. see hokua, adv.

ola hou  nvi. to revive, recover, restore to health, resuscitate, save a life; resurrected; resurrection.

hoʻōla houto restore to life, revive, resurrect

olahua  s. The fruit of the popolo; a species of berry; he olelo hoomahua a ka olahua ka mai, loaa hua.

olaʻi  Bible spelling for ola + ai.

ōlaʻi₁, ʻōlaʻi [ō·laʻi]  n. earthquake, tremor. see ex. lua₄. bc [Ka nei ʻana me ka ʻoni ʻana o ka honua.]₁₇

ōlaʻi [ō·laʻi]  n. earthquake.

kiko ōlaʻiepicenter

manunu muli ōlaʻiaftershock, i.e. a minor shock following an earthquake

pālākiō ikehu ōlaʻiRichter scale

olai  s. Art ke. An earthquake. 1 Nal. 19:11. He haalulu honua.

ōlaʻi₂ [ō·laʻi]  light porous stone or pumice, as used for polishing canoes or for scraping off hair of pig or dog to be roasted. bc CAN STO

olai  A piece of pumice-stone, used in polishing canoes.

ʻōlaʻi  n. var. spelling of ōlaʻi₁, earthquake, tremor. AltSpel

olaila  adv. The auipili of laila, there. Gram. § 165, 2. Of there; of that place.

ola ka inoa  the name lives on (EH)

ola ka mōʻī i ke Akua  God save the king (EH)

olakino [ola·kino]  n. state of health, constitution.

kāne olakino maikaʻiable-bodied male

mea olakinothings necessary for life, as food

olakino [ola·kino]  n. health.

helu ʻinikua olakinomedical coverage number

ʻinikua olakinomedical insurance

kākoʻo ʻoihana olakinoallied health professional

kūlana olakinohealth status

olakino maikaʻi  able-bodied, hale, good health (EH)

ola   n. per diem, i.e. a daily allowance for living expenses while traveling in connection with one's work. also uku ola lā.

ʻōlala₁ [ʻō·lala]  vs. lean, thin; stunted, as plants. bc PLA

olala  To grow lean, as a fleshy person; to pine away. Ezek. 33:10. To be lean in flesh; the opposite of kaha. Isa. 17:4. see lala. adj. Lean; poor in flesh; applied to animals. Small; stinted; applied to vegetables

ʻōlala₂ [ʻō·lala]  same as lala₂,
  • to warm, as over a fire, to warm oneself by a fire;
  • to bask in the sun;
  • to cook over a fire...;
  • to wilt, as pandanus leaves over a fire for plaiting.
bc [(AN) PPn *rara, heat over fire to smoke, grill, roast (of food) or render supple (of leaves): *(l,r)a(l,r)(gi)]PAN

ʻŌlala ia i kona kino i ka .He laid down his body in the sun.

olala  v. To dry; to wither; to warm by the fire until withered, as green leaves; a loaa mai ka lau hala, alaila, olala ma ke ahi.

ʻōlala₃ [ʻō·lala]  see ʻaila ʻōlala, suntan lotion...

ʻolalahina [ʻolala·hina]  vs. frail, delicate. (rare.

ʻolalala [ʻola·lala]  redup. of ʻōlala₁, ʻōlala₂.

olalalae  v. see the foregoing. To be out of one's mind; pupule.

ʻolalau [ʻola·lau]  {ʻo- + kakau} vi. somewhat lalau; wrong, incorrect; mistakenly. see manaʻo ʻolalau. [Ka hana a i ʻole ka manaʻo hewa ʻana.]

Kaha ʻolalau i ke kaha peʻa.To mark an X incorrectly. [as on a ballot]

olalau  adj. Silent; dumb; out of one's mind; uiula, pupule.

olale  s. Name of a species of fish.

ōlali  n. var. spelling of ʻōlali₃, skilled person. AltSpel

ʻōlali₁ [ʻō·lali]  vi. to glide smoothly along, as a ship on the sea or as a fish slipping through one's hand. FIS MUS

Ma ia mau alanui malihini āu i ʻōlali hoʻokahi ai.On these unfamiliar paths you travel all alone. (chant for Kalākaua)

ʻōlali [ʻō·lali]  n. glide, in linguistics. LNG

ʻōlali₂ [ʻō·lali]  vs. bright, shiny, glistening; brightness.

olali, olalilali  adj. Bright; shining; glistening.

ʻōlali₃, ōlali [ʻō·lali]  n. skilled person.

ʻōlali₄ [ʻō·lali]  n. young stage of hou, a fish. Oʻahu. FIS

olalilali  adj. var. spelling of olali, bright; shining; glistening.

ʻōlalilali [ʻō·lali·lali]  redup. of ʻōlali₁, to glide smoothly along..., ʻōlali₂, bright, shiny, glistening...

olalo  adv. The auipili of lalo. Of or pertaining to what is below or under. Gram. § 161.

ola loa  nvs. long life; completely cured or recovered.

Olaloa [Ola-loa]  placename. street, Foster Village subdivision, Hālawa, Waipahu qd., Oʻahu. Name suggested by Mary Kawena Pukui in 1956. lit.: long life, ever living.

ola lōʻihi  long life (EH)

ola mau  vs. immortal; to live long.

ola mau loa  salvation (EH)

ola mehana  vi. mesophilic, i.e. midtemperature-loving. lit., live (in) warmth. cf. ola wela. SCI

koʻohune ola mehanamesophilic bacteria

ola nā iwi  these bones will survive (said also of one cared for in old age) (EH)

ʻōlanalana [ʻō·lana·lana]  nvs. nauseating; seasick; nausea.

ʻōlani₁ [ʻō·lani]  vt. to toast over a fire, broil, warm in sunlight. [PPn *laŋi-a, heat over fire to smoke, grill, roast (of food) or render supple (of leaves): *la(a)gi-a] [Kau pōkole ma luna o ke ahi me ka hoʻohulihuli i loli kona ʻano.]₁₄

olani  v. To dry or roast by the fire; e ala'e oe, e olani i wahi baka no kaua, get up and dry the tobacco leaves for us two; e olani iho hoi ha.

ʻōlani₂ [ʻō·lani]  var. of ʻōlali₄.

ola nō  thrive (EH)

ʻōlaʻo [ʻō·laʻo]  {ʻō- + laʻo} vt.
  • to weed and work the soil,
  • to hoe;
  • to gather, as ʻopihi shells;
  • to extract.
. cf. laʻo₃, var. of ʻōlaʻo, to weed...

olao  v. To hoe up weeds, as in a garden; to hoe up weeds and hill up the earth around vegetables. syn. with oheu.

ola ōewe ʻana  n. natural selection. (ōewe: gene, genetic) [+]

ola o ka lehulehu  public health (EH)

ʻolāʻolā  redup. of ʻolā, gurgling; to gurgle... see ex. lohena.

E hele e hōʻolāʻolā i ka puʻu.Go and gargle for your throat.

hōʻolāʻolāto cause gurgling; to gargle

ʻolāʻolā ka ihuto snore with short puffs

olaola  v. The sense from the sound. To gaggle; to gargle water in the throat. To snore. s. An ebullition, or bubbling up of water. v. To gargle, &c. see ola. To bubble, as water entering a calabash and the air coming out. To snore in sleep; olaola ka ihu me he puaa la.

s. An ebullition; a bubbling up of water, as from a spring.

ʻōlaʻolaʻo [ʻō·laʻo·laʻo]  vt. to weed, dig, as with an ʻōʻō or spade.

ʻAʻole ia e paʻipaʻi ʻia, ʻaʻole hoʻi e ʻōlaʻolaʻo ʻia.It shall not be pruned, nor dug. (Isa. 5.6)

olaolao  v. see olao. To weed; dig round, as a plant. Isa. 5:6. To dig with an oo or spade.

ʻolaʻolapa [ʻolaʻo·lapa]  redup. of ʻōlapa₁, to flash, as lightning...

ola ʻole  incurable (EH)

ola ʻole  vs. abiotic. lit., non-living. [+]SCI

ʻO ke ea a me ka wai, he mau mea ola ʻole koʻikoʻi ia i loko o ke kaiaola.Air and water are important abiotic elements in an ecosystem.

ʻōlapa₁ [ʻō·lapa]  vi.
  • to flash, as lightning;
  • to blaze suddenly, flare up;
  • to rumble uneasily, as a queasy stomach.
[Pn(CE) *koo-rapa, to flash, as lightning] [ʻAnapu; ka hana a ka uila ma ka lani.]₁₄FIS

ʻŌlapa ka hoe a ka lawaiʻa, he ʻino.The fisherman's paddle flashes, a storm. [of haste] (ON 2493)

olapa  v. To be moved, as the stomach; to rumble, as the bowels; applied to the stomach or bowels; e olapa, e nahu. To flash, as lightning; olapa ka uwila. Laieik. 163. To move, as a muscle or bone. Anat. 19.

olapa.jpgborder=0ʻōlapa₂ [ʻō·lapa]  n. several native species and varieties of forest trees (Cheirodendron), with opposite leaves, each leaf divided palmately into three to five (rarely six or seven) leaflets, and with flowers borne in umbels. Also ehu, kauila māhu (on Maui), lapalapa, māhu, ʻōlapalapa. cf. hū ʻōlapa, gum of the ʻōlapa tree... (Neal 652)PLA TRE FLO

olapa  s. Name of a tree in the mountains.

ʻōlapa₃ [ʻō·lapa]  n. dancer, as contrasted with the chanter or hoʻopaʻa (memorizer); now, any dance accompanied by chanting, and drumming on a gourd drum. HUL MUS

ʻōlapa₄ [ʻō·lapa]  n. name for the āholehole (fish) used as sacrifice for love sorcery (hana aloha), or for sorcery that sends a bad spirit to plague another (hoʻounauna), probably so called because of the desired rapidity of the spirit's actions. FIS

ʻōlapa₅ [ʻō·lapa]  same as ʻōlapalapa₃, full of ravines, projections, cornices, ridges...

ʻōlapa₆ [ʻō·lapa]  vi. lift-off, as of a rocket or missile; to blast off. cf. hoʻōlapa. see helu ʻōlapa, countdown...

ʻŌlapa  placename. street, ʻĀina Haina, Honolulu, probably named for native trees. (TM)

ʻōlapa haole [ʻō·lapa haole]  n. aspen. lit., foreign ʻōlapa₂. TRE

ʻōlapa ka uila  the lightning flashes (EH)

ʻōlapalapa₁ [ʻō·lapa·lapa]  redup. of ʻōlapa₁, flash, blaze, rumble...

Piʻi ʻōlapalapa kona inaina me ka huhū.His wrath flared forth angrily.

ʻōlapalapa₂ [ʻō·lapa·lapa]  same as ʻolapa₂, tree...

ʻōlapalapa₃ [ʻō·lapa·lapa]  vs. full of ravines, projections, cornices, ridges.

olapalapa  s. A ridge between two ravines. The rough protuberances of a precipice. A rough place; pii i na olapalapa wai, a he anu. adj. Rough; uneven, as the surface of the ground; full of ravines. Full of corners or projections.

ola pānaʻi [ola ·naʻi]  vs. redeemed, ransomed, saved; to redeem.

hoʻōla pānaʻito redeem, ransom; redeemer (Isa. 41.14)

olapanai  v. Ola alive, and panai, to redeem. Hoo. To save by a substitute; to redeem. Puk. 13:5. O ka poe i hoolapanaiia, the redeemed ones. Isa. 35:9. syn. with kuai hoolaia. Isa. 35:10.

ola pono  health (EH)

ʻōlapu [ʻō·lapu]  rare var. of hōlapu, disturb, roil, flare...

olapu  v. To raise a blister.

olapu  To act deceitfully, treacherously, foolishly; e hokai, e hoolapu.

olapu  To catch fish with the hands as the oopu is caught; to stir up water with the hands; olapu i ka wai i ka lepo; properly holapu.

ʻŌlauniu [ʻŌ-lau-niu]  n. name of a wind (For. 5:93) on Hawaiʻi (Nak. 55) and at Kapālama, Honolulu (Nak. 57). fig., promiscuous. lit., coconut-leaf piercing. WIN CN

ola wela  vi. thermophilic, i.e. heat-loving. lit., live (in) heat. cf. ola mehana. SCI

koʻohune ola welathermophilic bacteria

ole₁  n. eyetooth, fang. BOD

lei oledogtooth lei

ole  s. The eye tooth.

ole₂  same as hole₂
  • to squirm, twist, turn, fidget;
  • to caress passionately...

ʻole₁  n.v. not, without, lacking; to deny; zero, nothing, nought, negative; nothingness, nobody; im-, in-, un-. cf. ʻaʻole, mea ʻole, ʻole loa. bc [Pn(EP) *kore, negative]

ʻai ʻole ʻianot eaten (Gram. 7.1)

ʻAʻohe āna hana, hana ʻole.There is no work he won't do.

ʻaʻole e ʻoleundoubtedly, of course

ʻAʻole e ʻole kona hele i kēia .There's no doubt of his going today.

E ʻole ʻoe.If it weren't for you [sarcastically]; You think you are indispensable.

Eia aʻe ʻo ʻole wale .Here come Mr. and Mrs. Nobody. [insulting].

He ʻole manawa ʻino.Don't be cruel. (FS 245)

hōʻoleto deny, refuse, reject, veto, contradict, prohibit, protest, nullify, disclaim, renounce, repudiate; refusal, denial, negative

hōʻole Akuato deny the existence of God; atheist

hōʻole ʻanawaiver

hōʻole ʻinoto spurn

hōʻole lamatemperate; teetotaler

hōʻole loato deny or refuse absolutely

Hōʻole PopeProtestant; lit., deny Pope

hōʻole puleto deny authority to act as a priest

hōʻole wai ʻonaprohibition of intoxicants

i kona hele koke ʻole maibecause of his not coming quickly (Gram. 7.1)

maikaʻi ʻolenot good; bad

Na wai e ʻole ka hoʻohihi i ka nani o Leahi?Who can help taking a fancy to the beauty of Diamond Head?

Na wai ʻole ka nele i ka ua mea o ka piliwaiwai?Who could help being poor with so much gambling?

ʻole waleuseless

Paʻa ka ʻole i ka waha.Holds "no" in the mouth.

ole  v. To be not; to cease to exist. 1 Sam. 2:31. To pass away. Iob. 24:24. A e ole loa hoi, and to be no more. Hal. 39:14. Aole e ole. Luk. 21:9. A ua ole ia, and it is gone. Hal. 103:16. To not, or not to do a thing, with an infinitive. Rom. 8:32. Hoo. To deny; refuse; make void; abrogate. To answer, or plead not guilty to a charge. To refuse; forbid; rebuke. NOTE.— Ole often has the form of a verb, when it serves only to express negation. s. Nothingness; vanity; in vain. Oihk. 26:20. Aole ka ole, without fail; the not; the negative; ka ole, no existence. Ezek. 12:19. The want; the lack; the destitution of a thing; make ia no ka ole o ka ai, he died for the not (want) of food. Iob. 4:11. Hoo. A denial; a want of truth; inability; nothingness. adv. A negative; no; not; nor; a particle of deprivation like un and less in English. see aole. Aole is used before a noun or verb, and ole after it.

ʻole₂  for nights of the moon beginning with ʻOle see also (Malo 31, 32, 35).
    ʻOle Kū Kahi, Olekūkahi n. 7th and 21st nights of the month...
    ʻOle Kū Lua n. 8th and 22nd nights of the month...
    ʻOle Kū Kolu n. 9th night of the month...
    ʻOle Kū Pau n. 10th night of the month...
Collectively these nights were called nā ʻOle; they were considered unlucky for fishing, planting, or beginning any important activity because ʻole also means nothing.
bc PEP *Kolekole. FIS PLA

Eia kākou i ʻOle.Here we are at the ʻOle nights. [a time of poor luck]

ole  A pau na kui eha, a pau na ole eha, a ma ia ao ae o Huna ia la. Ole applies to four days in the month, so called because it was unsafe to go to sea on account of high surf, as the tides would be high.

ʻolē₁  n.
  • conch shell (Charonia tritonis);
  • trumpet;
  • crochet pattern with a design suggestive of a trumpet.
. cf. ʻolēʻolē. [PPn *kaleʻa, a univalve shellfish sp]WIN

ʻolē leo nuifoghorn

ole  v. To speak through the throat or through a trumpet. s. A speaking-trumpet. A kind of large sea shell.

ʻolē₂  vi. to talk indistinctly or garrulously.

ʻolē₃  n. tapa beater. (Kam. 76:109)

ʻōlē  n. horn, as on a car or bicycle. also ʻōlea. CAR

ole  Name of a kind of fish.

ʻōlea [ʻō·lea]  n. horn, as on a car or bicycle. Niʻihau. also ʻōlē. CAR

olea  adj. Shining; hot; olea ka la; of sound, loud; piercing; olea ke kani; same perhaps as oolea.

ʻoleana [ʻole·ana]  same as ʻoliana₂.

ʻōleha [ʻo·leha]  vs. dazzled, bleary-eyed, as one ill or drunk; dazzling. [Pau hapa ka ʻike a me ka lohe, kohu pōniuniu, na ka ʻona a maʻi paha.]₁₄

oleha  v. To fix the eyes; to set them in a squinting manner. see leha. Oleha na maka i ka pololi. s. Name of a play or game in which the eyes are set. A setting or fixing of the eyes, as in death; o ka oleha make, make ae no ia.

ʻolēhala [ʻolē·hala]  n. cheerful singing, as of birds in treetops. (rare.BIR TRE

ʻōlehaleha [ʻō·leha·leha]  redup. of ʻōleha, dazzling...

olehaleha  s. The dazzling or blinding of the eyes by an intense light of the sun; ka olehaleha o na maka i ka la. adj. Dazzling; blinding to the eyes on account of intense light.

ʻole Kelewine [ʻole kele·wine]  absolute zero, i.e. a hypothetical temperature characterized by complete absence of heat; 0 degrees K (Kelvin). lit., zero Kelvin. SCI

ʻOlekona, Oregona  n. Oregon. G

ʻOlekona, ʻOregona [ʻole·kona]  n. Oregon; Oregonian. G

ʻOle Kū Kahi, Olekūkahi  n. seventh and twenty-first nights of the month. PEP *Kolekole Tuu Tahi: cf. Marquesan.

Olekukahi  s. Name of the seventh day of the month.

ʻOle Kū Kolu  n. ninth night of the month. PEP *Kolekole Tuu Tolu.

Olekukolu  s. Name of the ninth day of the month.

ʻOle Kū Lua  n. eighth and twenty-second nights of the month. PEP *Kolekole Tuu Lua.

Olekulua  s. Name of the eighth day of the month.

ʻOle Kū Pau  n. tenth night of the month.

ʻolelehu [ʻole·lehu]  vs. drowsy, sleepy. cf. mōlelehu.

ʻolē leo nui  foghorn (EH)

ʻolelepa [ʻole·lepa]  same as ʻōʻili lepa, a fish. FIS

ʻolelepā [ʻolele·]  same as lelepā, one who jumps over a fence...

He keʻa puaʻa maka ʻolelepā.A boar with unrestrained eyes. [a fierce warrior] (ON 681)


language, speech, word, quotation, statement, utterance, term, tidings; to speak, ....

see below...

  ʻōlelo ʻaelike - resolution, joint resolution.
  ʻōlelo akahele - speak cautiously, deliberately
  ʻōlelo akamai - proverb
  ʻōlelo a nā hōʻike - evidence
  ʻōlelo aʻo - counsel, to counsel, advice, to advise, precept, instruction;
  ʻōlelo ʻē - foreign language, incomprehensible lingo; mention of a matter other than the subject ....
  ʻōlelo ʻeu hoʻohaku wale - slang
  ʻōlelo haʻakoʻikoʻi - formal language or speech, as used in school or church.
  ʻōlelo haʻi mua - foreword, preface. lit., word told first.
  ʻōlelo haʻi mua - foreword, preface, as in a book. also ʻōlelo mua.
  ʻōlelo haole - English language
  ʻōlelo haumia - obscene language, smutty language
  ʻōlelo hewa - mistaken word, slip of the tongue.
  ʻōlelo hilikau - jargon
  ʻōlelo hoʻāhewa - accusation; to accuse, charge.
  ʻōlelo hōʻakaʻaka - witticism
  ʻōlelo hoʻākaaka mua - preface
  ʻŌlelo Hoʻākā i ka Pono - Declaration of Rights.
  ʻōlelo hoʻākāka - introduction, as in a book. lit., word (of) explanation.
  ʻōlelo hōʻaloʻalo - excuse (pretext)
  ʻōlelo hōʻeha ʻano ʻuhiʻuhi ʻia - sarcasm
  ʻōlelo hōʻeuʻeu - encouraging word, slogan.
  ʻōlelo hōʻike - affidavit; testimony, as of a witness; evidence.
  ʻōlelo hōʻike - oral report.
  ʻōlelo hōʻike i kākauʻia - deposition (written testimony)
  ʻōlelo hōʻino - curse, defamation; to curse, revile.
  ʻōlelo hōʻino hoʻonalonalo - slur (insult)
  ʻōlelo hōʻinoʻino - defamation
  ʻōlelo hoʻohali - suggestion
  ʻōlelo hoʻohālike - metaphor
  ʻōlelo hoʻohālikelike - comparison, simile.
  ʻōlelo hoʻohani - hint.
  ʻōlelo hoʻohenehene - derision
  ʻōlelo hoʻohiki - oath, vow, promise, pledge.
  ʻōlelo hoʻōho - exclamatory statement; to make such a statement.
  ʻōlelo hoʻoholo - verdict (as of a jury), judgment, decision, resolution, conclusion. see ....
  ʻōlelo hoʻoholo hilinaʻi - vote of confidence
  ʻōlelo hoʻoholo hui - joint resolution
  ʻōlelo hoʻokō - judgment.
  ʻōlelo hoʻokoʻikoʻi i ka manaʻo - intensifier
  ʻōlelo hoʻolaha - advertisement, ad, notice.
  ʻōlelo hoʻomaikaʻi - acknowledgment.
  ʻōlelo hoʻomākeʻaka - joke, witticism.
  ʻōlelo hoʻomanaʻo - reminder, cue.
  ʻōlelo hoʻonalonalo - figurative language; obscure speech with puns and poetic references; to speak thus.
  ʻōlelo hoʻonanenane - figurative speech, riddle.
  ʻōlelo hoʻopaʻa - stipulation.
  ʻōlelo hoʻopaʻi - sentence (penalty)
  ʻōlelo hoʻopiʻi - accusation.
  ʻōlelo hoʻopilipili - simile
  ʻōlelo hoʻoponopono ʻole - blunt in speech
  ʻōlelo hoʻopuka - comment.
  ʻōlelo hoʻouna ʻia - message
  ʻōlelo hoʻoweliweli - threat; terrifying talk; to threaten.
  ʻōlelo hou - to speak again, repeat.
  ʻōlelo houhou - pointed remark.
  ʻōlelo huna - secret language, speech with hidden meaning.
  ʻōlelo ʻia - it is said
  ʻōlelo ʻia maluna aʻe - above-mentioned
  ʻōlelo kaena - epithet (lit., word of praise), word of praise, as for a place, saying (of praise, ....
  ʻōlelo kaki - to speak in irritation, sharply, curtly; to snap.
  ʻōlelo kāpilipili ʻino - insinuate
  ʻōlelo kauhale - informal language or speech, as used at home or with friends. lit., home language.
  ʻōlelo kauoha - decree, order, commandment; to order, decree.
  ʻōlelo kēnā - mandate.
  ʻōlelo kīpalalē - jumble
  ʻōlelo kohā - speak rudely
  ʻōlelo kū - rude.
  ʻōlelo kuhi lima - sign language. lit., hand-gesture language.
  ʻōlelo kūʻiʻo - true statement
  ʻōlelo kūkā - consultation, discussion; to discuss, consult, deliberate.
  ʻōlelo kūkae manu - a play language originated by Hawaiian guano (kūkae manu) diggers in the ....
  ʻōlelo kūkākūkā - deliberate (confer)
  ʻōlelo kumu - term once used (and rarely) for a "language" containing words known only to a few, ....
  ʻōlelo kūpaʻa - ordinance, legal decree, judgment, statute.
  ʻōlelo lalau - see lalau,
  ʻōlelo laulā - conversation (general)
  ʻōlelo laulā ʻia - publicly stated
  ʻōlelo lohi - speak slowly
  ʻōlelo lolelole - roundabout, twisted speech
  ʻōlelo mahalo - compliment
  ʻōlelo maikaʻi - good word, gospel.
  ʻōlelo mai ke aliʻi - the chief said
  ʻōlelo mai nā kūpuna mai - tradition
  ʻōlelo makawela - words of hate
  ʻōlelo ma ke ʻano hoʻonalonalo - allude
  ʻōlelo makua - mother tongue
  ʻōlelo makuahine - mother tongue. (This name is often used for the Hawaiian language.)
  ʻōlelo mua - introduction, preface.
  ʻōlelo mua - preamble. foreword, preface, as in a book. also ʻōlelo haʻi mua.
  ʻōlelo nane - riddle, parable, allegory.
  ʻōlelo noʻeau - proverb, wise saying, traditional saying.
  ʻōlelo noʻonoʻo mua - first estimate.
  ʻōlelo ʻoiaʻiʻo - true statement
  ʻōlelo ʻole - speechless
  ʻōlelo o nā ʻāina ʻē - foreign language
  ʻōlelo paʻa - precept, command, vow, promise, oath, statute.
  ʻōlelo pāʻani - joke, jest, banter.
  ʻōlelo paheʻe - cunning (speech), fluent, glib
  ʻōlelo pahele - deceitful speech
  ʻōlelo pāhenehene - satire
  ʻōlelo pahupahu - pointed remark
  ʻōlelo paʻi ʻai - pidgin English, pidgin Hawaiian. lit., hard-taro speech.
  ʻōlelo paipai - word of encouragement, exhortation, commandment.
  ʻōlelo pākuʻi - appendix, supplement, added words, postscript, addendum.
  ʻōlelo pākuʻi hou - appendix, supplement (document)
  ʻōlelo pale - defense, as in a trial; to defend.
  ʻōlelo palupalu - soft-spoken
  ʻōlelo Pelekane - English language
  ʻōlelo pili i ʻō i ʻaneʻi - general provisions
  ʻōlelo pilikino - personal talk
  ʻōlelo pōkole - short expression, phrase.
  ʻōlelo uea ʻole - wireless message.
  ʻōlelo uwea ʻole - wireless
  ʻōlelo wehewehe - note (letter)
      ʻāhaʻi ʻōlelo - messenger; to carry word.
      aʻo kahua ʻōlelo - language-based learning. lit., learning (with a) language base.
      hakakā ʻōlelo - argument, dispute
      haka ʻōlelo - medium or one possessed, who speaks; one who reports to a chief, especially the ....
      hākā ʻōlelo - to quarrel, argue violently.
      hakina ʻōlelo - portion of a word, syllable.
      haku ʻōlelo - author, writer, reporter; to compose, as narrative or story; to slander, fabricate.
      -helehele ʻōlelo
      -hele ʻōlelo - see -helehele ʻōlelo,
      hoa ʻōlelo - companion with whom one converses or consults.
      hoʻohali ʻōlelo - suggest
      hoʻohelehele ʻōlelo - to lead up to a subject in a roundabout way, hint, suggest
      hoʻokuʻikuʻi ʻōlelo - contradict, speak rudely.
      hoʻopihapiha ʻōlelo - to stir up dislike for another, to turn against another, as by telling tales or ....
      hoʻopiʻipiʻi ʻōlelo - to cause controversy, words of anger, etc.
      hoʻopilipili ʻōlelo - word play, punning; to illustrate a point with parables, stories, anecdotes
      hunahuna ʻōlelo - a particle, as ua, e, i in Hawaiian.
      ili ʻōlelo - a tattletale, talebearer, gossip; to tattle, gossip.
      ʻimi ʻōlelo - to lie, slander, stir up trouble by gossip.
      ipu ʻōlelo - speaking gourd, a gourd containing pebbles and other objects used in divination; ....
      ipu uila ʻōlelo - phonograph
      kākau ʻōlelo - secretary, clerk, scribe; to act as secretary.
      kākau ʻōlelo - secretary; scribe.
      kāpae ʻōlelo - to ignore a command; to change the meaning of a word from its original meaning.
      kuamoʻo ʻōlelo - continuous record, history, story, succession of events.
      kūkaʻi ʻōlelo - to converse, narrate; recount.
      kukuʻi ʻōlelo - storyteller; to recite, narrate, recount; to join words together coherently. lit., ....
      kuʻu ʻōlelo - to release a word, make known.
      lanakila o ka ʻōlelo - freedom of speech
      launa ʻōlelo - communications, dialogue
      lawena ʻōlelo - same as lawe ʻōlelo, talebearer, tattle; gossip; to gossip, bear tales; microphone...
      lawe ʻōlelo - talebearer, tattle; gossip; to gossip, bear tales; microphone.
      mahele ʻōlelo - interpreter, translator; to translate, interpret.
      mākau ʻōlelo - language arts. lit., language skill.
      māpuna ʻōlelo - expression, in grammar, i.e. a term of more than one word which has one meaning, ....
      ʻoʻoleʻa nā ʻōlelo - speak harshly, bluntly
      pāhemahema i ka hoʻonohonoho ʻana i nā hua ʻōlelo - speak brokenly
      pahu ʻōlelo - phonograph. lit., speaking box.
      pale ʻōlelo - disobey, refute
      papa ʻōlelo - word list, vocabulary list.
      papa wehewehe ʻōlelo - glossary. lit., list (to) explain words.
      -pihapiha ʻōlelo
      piʻipiʻi ʻōlelo - words of anger, emotion, controversy.
      -pilipili ʻōlelo
      pono kūʻokoʻa no ka ʻōlelo - freedom of speech
      puke wehewehe ʻōlelo - dictionary. lit., book to explain words.
      uea ʻōlelo - telegraph wire. lit., speaking wire.
      unuhi ʻōlelo - to translate or interpret; translator, interpreter.
      uwea ʻōlelo - telegraph wire
      waha ʻōlelo - spokesman, mouthpiece, herald; speaking mouth.

ʻōlelo [ʻō·lelo]  nvt. language, speech, word, quotation, statement, utterance, term, tidings; to speak, say, state, talk, mention, quote, converse, tell; oral, verbatim, verbal, motion (in early House of Nobles regulations). cf. ex. nui₁: hoʻonui ʻōlelo, verbose. cf. hua ʻōlelo, word..., kuʻu ʻōlelo, make known..., lunaʻōlelo, apostle..., mahele ʻōlelo, interpreter..., piliʻōlelo, grammar..., uea ʻōlelo, telegraph wire... bc [Pn(NP) *koo-lelo, speak, orate, recite]SUG

ʻaʻohe ʻōlelo ʻananot worth mentioning

i kekahi manawa i ʻōlelo ʻiaat a specified time

Inā ʻoe e makemake i ke , ʻaʻohe ʻōlelo ʻana, naʻu e kiʻi.If you want some sugar cane, don't say anything about it; I'll get some.

ʻo John Owen i ʻōlelo ʻiathe aforesaid [or alleged] John Owen

ʻōlelo a hōʻikeevidence, as in court; lit., word of the witnesses

ʻōlelo ʻia maluna aʻeabove-mentioned

ʻōlelo mai kūpuna maitradition, traditional lore

ʻōlelo [ʻō·lelo]  n. language; statement. LNG

aʻo kahua ʻōlelolanguage-based learning

makakau ʻōlelolanguage awareness

ʻōlelo ala nuʻukiamission statement

ʻōlelo nuʻukiavision statement

olelo  v. see leo, voice, and lelo, the tongue. To speak; to say; (it implies a more formal or longer speech than i or hai); to converse. To teach; to call; to invite, as to a feast. Ioan. 2:12. To give a name. Isa. 56:7. E olelo hooweliweli, to threaten. Oih. 4:17. E olelo hooino, to curse. Nal. 22:17. E olelo hoomaikai, to bless; e olelo hoonani,to glorify; e olelo pohihi, to speak mystically, darkly. Ioan. 16:25. Opposite to olelo akaka. Ioan.16:20. s. A word; a speech; language. Counsel; plan; promise; an address; he mau olelo umi, the ten commandments. Puk. 34:28. Kana olelo, his word, i. e., that which one has spoken; kona olelo, what is said about him; kahi e olelo ai, an oracle; a place to utter an oracle. 1 Nal. 6:19, 20. adv. Pane olelo, to speak a word; to answer a word. 2 Sam. 3:11.

ʻole loa  nvs. not at all, void, not in the least, none whatsoever; of no value, worthless.

He like me ka ʻole loa kekahi, he ʻoiaʻiʻo kekahi.Those of some are as though of no value at all, those of others true. (Kep. 9)

He ʻole loa ka loaʻa i ka ʻō heʻe.Nothing at all was gotten in octopus spearing.

He ʻole loa.Nothing doing.

ʻOle loa aku ʻoe, he ʻōpiopio.You are so young that you are worthless. (FS 37)

oleloa  adv. Ole, not, and loa, an intensive. Not at all; by no means; entirely destitute; without thought.

ʻōlelo ʻaelike [ʻō·lelo ʻae·like]  n. resolution, joint resolution.

ʻōlelo akahele  speak cautiously, deliberately (EH)

ʻōlelo akamai  proverb (EH)

ʻōlelo a nā hōʻike  evidence (EH)

ʻōlelo aʻo [ʻō·lelo aʻo]  nvt.
  • counsel, to counsel,
  • advice, to advise,
  • precept,
  • instruction;

oleloao  v. Olelo, to speak, and ao, to teach. To give counsel; advice in state affairs. 2 Oihl. 22:3. Oleloao mai o Vanekouva ia Kamehameha e hooki i ke kaua, Vancouver advised Kamehameha to cease going to war. s. Counsel; advice in important matters. 2 Sam. 15:31.

ʻōleloʻē  n. var. spelling of ʻōlelo ʻē, foreign language... AltSpel

ʻōlelo ʻē, ʻōleloʻē [ʻō·lelo ʻē]  n. foreign language, incomprehensible lingo; mention of a matter other than the subject under discussion; jargon (EH)

ʻōlelo ʻeu hoʻohaku wale  slang (EH)

ʻōlelo haʻakoʻikoʻi [ʻō·lelo haʻa·koʻi·koʻi]  vs. formal language or speech, as used in school or church. cf. ʻōlelo kauhale, informal language or speech... [+]LNG

ʻōlelo haʻi mua [ʻō·lelo haʻi mua]  S  n. foreword, preface. lit., word told first.

ʻōlelo haʻi mua [ʻō·lelo haʻi mua]  S  n. foreword, preface, as in a book. also ʻōlelo mua. cf. ʻōlelo hoʻākāka, introduction, as in a book...

ʻōlelo haole  English language (EH)

ʻōlelo haumia  obscene language, smutty language (EH)

ʻōlelo hewa [ʻō·lelo hewa]  S  n. mistaken word, slip of the tongue.

ʻōlelo hilikau  jargon (EH)

ʻōlelo hoʻāhewa [ʻō·lelo hoʻā·hewa]  S  nvt. accusation; to accuse, charge.

ʻōlelo hōʻakaʻaka  witticism (EH)

ʻōlelo hoʻākaaka mua  preface (EH)

ʻŌlelo Hoʻākā i ka Pono  n. Declaration of Rights.

ʻŌlelo Hoʻākaka i ka Pono o Kānaka a me Aliʻi.Declaration of the Rights of the People and Chiefs. (Kamehameha III's 1839 Constitution)

ʻōlelo hoʻākāka [ʻō·lelo hoʻā·kāka]  n. introduction, as in a book. lit., word (of) explanation. cf. ʻōlelo haʻi mua, foreword, preface..., ʻōlelo mua, preamble, foreword...

ʻōlelo hōʻaloʻalo  excuse (pretext) (EH)

ʻōlelo hōʻeha ʻano ʻuhiʻuhi ʻia  sarcasm (EH)

ʻōlelo hōʻeuʻeu [ʻō·lelo hōʻeuʻeu]  S  n. encouraging word, slogan.

ʻōlelo hōʻike [ʻō·lelo hōʻike]  n. affidavit; testimony, as of a witness; evidence.

ʻōlelo hōʻike [ʻō·lelo ·ʻike]  n. oral report. also hōʻike haʻi waha.

ʻōlelo hōʻike i kākauʻia  deposition (written testimony) (EH)

ʻōlelo hōʻino [ʻō·lelo hōʻino]  nvt. curse, defamation; to curse, revile. BAD

ʻōlelo hōʻino hoʻonalonaloveiled insult, slur

ʻōlelo hōʻino hoʻonalonalo  slur (insult) (EH)

ʻōlelo hōʻinoʻino  defamation (EH)

ʻōlelo hoʻohali  suggestion (EH)

ʻōlelo hoʻohālike  metaphor (EH)

ʻōlelo hoʻohālikelike [ʻō·lelo hoʻo··like·like]  n. comparison, simile.

ʻōlelo hoʻohani [ʻō·lelo hoʻo·hani]  n. hint. see hoʻohani, to hint at, give a hint...

ʻōlelo hoʻohenehene  derision (EH)

olelohoohewa  s. An accusation; a charge of wrong against one. The act of speaking against others. Backbiting.

ʻōlelo hoʻohiki [ʻō·lelo hoʻo·hiki]  n. oath, vow, promise, pledge.

ʻōlelo hoʻōho [ʻō·lelo hoʻōho]  vt. exclamatory statement; to make such a statement.

ʻōlelohoʻoholo  judgment, verdict. (EH)

ʻōlelo hoʻoholo, ʻōlelohoʻoholo [ʻō·lelo hoʻo·holo]  n. verdict (as of a jury), judgment, decision, resolution, conclusion. see saying, hehikū (to break rules or taboos...). LAW

ʻōlelo hoʻoholo hilinaʻivote of confidence

ʻōlelo hoʻoholo huijoint resolution

ʻōlelo hoʻoholo ʻiaenacting clause

ʻōlelo hoʻoholo hilinaʻi  vote of confidence (EH)

ʻōlelo hoʻoholo hui  joint resolution (EH)

ʻōlelohoʻokō  n. var. spelling of ʻōlelo hoʻokō, judgment. AltSpel

ʻōlelo hoʻokō, ʻōlelohoʻokō [ʻō·lelo hoʻo·]  n. judgment.

ʻōlelo hoʻokoʻikoʻi i ka manaʻo  intensifier (EH)

ʻōlelo hoʻolaha [ʻō·lelo hoʻo·laha]  n. advertisement, ad, notice.

ʻōlelo hoʻomaikaʻi [ʻō·lelo hoʻo·mai·kaʻi]  n. acknowledgment.

ʻōlelo hoʻomākeʻaka [ʻō·lelo hoʻo··keʻaka]  n. joke, witticism.

ʻōlelo hoʻomanaʻo [ʻō·lelo hoʻo·manaʻo]  n. reminder, cue.

ʻōlelo hoʻonalonalo [ʻō·lelo hoʻo·nalo·nalo]  nvt. figurative language; obscure speech with puns and poetic references; to speak thus.

ʻōlelo hoʻonanenane [ʻō·lelo hoʻo·nane·nane]  n. figurative speech, riddle.

ʻōlelo hoʻopaʻa [ʻō·lelo hoʻo·paʻa]  n. stipulation. see ʻōlelo paʻa, precept, command... [ʻŌlelo hoʻohiki; ʻaelike.]₁₄

ʻōlelo hoʻopaʻi  sentence (penalty) (EH)

ʻōlelo hoʻopiʻi [ʻō·lelo hoʻo·piʻi]  n. accusation.

ʻōlelo hoʻopilipili  simile (EH)

olelohoopomaikai  s. A promise; a promise of a blessing. 1 Nal. 2:24.

olelohoopono  s. Righteousness. Iob. 29:14.

ʻōlelo hoʻoponopono ʻole  blunt in speech (EH)

ʻōlelo hoʻopuka [ʻō·lelo hoʻo·puka]  n. comment.

ʻōlelo hoʻouna ʻia  message (EH)

ʻōlelo hoʻoweliweli [ʻō·lelo hoʻo·weli·weli]  nvt. threat; terrifying talk; to threaten.

ʻōlelo hou [ʻō·lelo hou]  vt. to speak again, repeat.

ʻōlelo houhou  pointed remark. (EH)

ʻōlelo huna [ʻō·lelo huna]  n. secret language, speech with hidden meaning.

ʻōlelo ʻia  it is said (EH)

ʻōlelo ʻia maluna aʻe  above-mentioned (EH)

ʻōlelo kaena  epithet (lit., word of praise), word of praise, as for a place, saying (of praise, as for a place or person) (EH)

ʻōlelo kaki [ʻō·lelo kaki]  vi. to speak in irritation, sharply, curtly; to snap.

ʻōlelo kāpilipili ʻino  insinuate (EH)

ʻōlelo kauhale [ʻō·lelo kau·hale]  vs. informal language or speech, as used at home or with friends. lit., home language. cf. ʻōlelo haʻakoʻikoʻi, formal language or speech... [+]LNG

ʻōlelo kauoha [ʻō·lelo kau·oha]  nvt. decree, order, commandment; to order, decree.

ʻōlelo kēnā [ʻōlelo ·]  n. mandate.

ʻōlelokīkē [ʻō·lelo··]  nvt. dialogue, repartee, conversation; to engage in such. cf. kīkēʻōlelo, to argue, talk back...

ʻōlelokīkēkē [ʻō·lelo···]  same as ʻōlelokīkē, dialogue, repartee...

ʻōlelo kīpalalē  jumble (EH)

ʻōlelo kohā  speak rudely (EH)

ʻōlelokona [ʻō·lelo·kona]  n. talkathon.

ʻōlelo kū  rude. (EH)

ʻōlelo kuhi lima [ʻō·lelo kuhi lima]  n. sign language. lit., hand-gesture language. see kuhi lima, hand gesture... LNG

ʻōlelo kūʻiʻo  true statement (EH)

ōlelo kūkā  nvt. var. spelling of ʻōlelo kūkā, consultation, discussion; to discuss, consult, deliberate. AltSpel

ʻōlelo kūkā, ōlelo kūkā [ʻō·lelo ·]  nvt. consultation, discussion; to discuss, consult, deliberate.

ʻōlelo kūkae manu [ʻō·lelo ·kae manu]  n. a play language originated by Hawaiian guano (kūkae manu) diggers in the South Pacific to keep their bosses from understanding; this speech has substitution of forms as well as transpositions. E hele mai kāua maʻaneʻi (let us come here) might be rendered: i hile mia kua mu ʻenuʻe. cf. kake, nehiwa, ʻokolekē.

ʻōlelo kūkākūkā  deliberate (confer) (EH)

ʻōlelo kumu [ʻō·lelo kumu]  n. term once used (and rarely) for a "language" containing words known only to a few, perhaps priests; not the same as kake; basic or original language.

ʻōlelo kūpaʻa [ʻō·lelo ·paʻa]  n. ordinance, legal decree, judgment, statute. LAW

olelokupaa  s. Olelo and ku, to stand, and paa, fast. An ordinance; an established decision. 1 Sam. 30:20. A legal decree; judgment. Puk. 15:25.

ʻōlelo lalau [ʻō·lelo lalau]  see lalau.

lalau ka ʻōleloto talk nonsense or wander in talking

ʻōlelo laulā  conversation (general) (EH)

ʻōlelo laulā ʻia  publicly stated (EH)

ʻōlelo lohi  speak slowly (EH)

ʻōlelo lolelole  roundabout, twisted speech (EH)

ʻōlelo mahalo  compliment (EH)

ʻōlelo maikaʻi [ʻō·lelo maikaʻi]  n. good word, gospel.

olelomaikai  s. Olelo, word, and maikai, good. The gospel; the preaching of the gospel.

ʻōlelo mai ke aliʻi  the chief said (EH)

ʻōlelo mai nā kūpuna mai  tradition (EH)

ʻōlelo makawela  words of hate (EH)

ʻōlelo ma ke ʻano hoʻonalonalo  allude (EH)

ʻōlelo makua  mother tongue (EH)

ʻōlelo makuahine [ʻō·lelo makua·hine]  n. mother tongue. (This name is often used for the Hawaiian language.)

ʻŌlelomoana [ʻŌlelo-moana]  placename. land sections and homesteads, Hōnaunau qd., Hawaiʻi. lit.: sea speaking. (Two fishermen at sea had broken their hooks, and one said: "There are two old men there on shore. Their bones will furnish material for new hooks." The men on land heard and crept away to the north to a place called Kolo [creep] and escaped.)

ʻōlelo mua [ʻō·lelo mua]  n. introduction, preface.

ʻōlelo mua [ʻō·lelo mua]  n. preamble. foreword, preface, as in a book. also ʻōlelo haʻi mua. cf. ʻōlelo hoʻākāka.

ʻōlelo nane [ʻō·lelo nane]  n. riddle, parable, allegory.

olelonane  s. Olelo, a word, and nane, a riddle. A proverb. Kanl. 28:37. A riddle; parable; enigma. Mat. 13:3.

ʻōlelo noʻeau [ʻō·lelo noʻe·au]  n. proverb, wise saying, traditional saying.

ʻōlelo noʻonoʻo mua [ʻō·lelo noʻo·noʻo mua]  n. first estimate.

ʻōlelo noʻonoʻo mua o ke dālā e lilo aipreliminary estimate of expenses

ʻōlelo ʻoiaʻiʻo  true statement (EH)

ʻōlelo ʻole  speechless (EH)

ʻōlelo o nā ʻāina ʻē  foreign language (EH)

ʻōlelopaʻa  n. var. spelling of ʻōlelo paʻa, precept, command, vow, promise, oath, statute. AltSpel

ʻōlelo paʻa, ʻōlelopaʻa [ʻō·lelo paʻa]  n. precept, command, vow, promise, oath, statute. (Hal. 119.117)

olelopaa  s. Olelo and paa, fast. A precept; a command. Hal. 119:87.

ʻōlelo pāʻani [ʻō·lelo pāʻani]  n. joke, jest, banter.

ʻōlelo paheʻe  cunning (speech), fluent, glib (EH)

ʻōlelo pahele  deceitful speech (EH)

ʻōlelo pāhenehene  satire (EH)

ʻōlelo pahupahu  pointed remark (EH)

ʻōlelo paʻi ʻai [ʻō·lelo paʻi ʻai]  n. pidgin English, pidgin Hawaiian. lit., hard-taro speech. TAR

ʻōlelo paipai [ʻō·lelo pai·pai]  S  n. word of encouragement, exhortation, commandment. (Mal. 2.1)

olelopaipai  's. Olelo, word, and paipai, to stir up. An exhortation. Mal. 2:1.

ʻōlelo pākuʻi [ʻō·lelo ·kuʻi]  n. appendix, supplement, added words, postscript, addendum.

ʻōlelo pākuʻi hou  appendix, supplement (document) (EH)

ʻōlelo pale [ʻō·lelo pale]  n.v. defense, as in a trial; to defend. LAW

ʻōlelo palupalu  soft-spoken (EH)

ʻōlelo Pelekane  English language (EH)

ʻōlelo pili i ʻō i ʻaneʻi  general provisions (EH)

ʻōlelo pilikino  personal talk (EH)

ʻōlelo pōkole  n. short expression, phrase. (PHG)

ʻōlelo uea ʻole [ʻō·lelo uea ʻole]  n. wireless message.

ʻōlelo uwea ʻole  wireless (EH)

ʻōlelo wehewehe  note (letter) (EH)

olemu  v. To banish one from his place; to east off; olemu hue, kole ka aina paipai.

ʻōlemu [ʻō·lemu]  same as lemu₁, lemu₂, buttocks... BOD

ʻōlemu hue [ʻō·lemu hue]  n. base section of a gourd.

ʻōlemukaʻa [ʻō·lemu·kaʻa]  n. vagabond, rover. lit., rolling backsides.

olemukaa  s. see lemu and kaa, to roll. lit. The rolling thigh; epithet of a man who often moves from place to place, who gathers no property and never becomes kuonoono, quietly settled; "the rolling stone gathers no moss."

olena.jpgborder=0ʻōlena₁ [ʻō·lena]  n. the turmeric (Curcuma domestica, also incorrectly called C. longa), a kind of ginger distributed from India into Polynesia, widely used as a spice and dye in foods, to color cloth and tapa, and medicinally for earache and lung trouble. A cluster of large leaves rises from thick, yellow underground stems, which are the useful part of the plant, either raw or cooked. (Neal 255–6) PPN *renga. [He mea kanu i ʻano like me ka ʻawapuhi ke nānā aku a i hoʻohana ʻia ma ke ʻano he lāʻau, he mea hoʻolaʻa hale, a no ka hana waihoʻoluʻu.]₁₄TAP PLA

olena  s. see lena, yellow. Name of a plant; the turmeric, the root of which is used in dyeing yellow; it also forms an ingredient in curry; it resembles the awapuhi; also a yellow color, from the root.

ʻōlena₂ [ʻō·lena]  same as lena, yellow.

olena, olenalena  adj. Yellow, from the plant. see above. Coloring yellow.

ʻōlena₃, orena [ʻō·lena]  n. ash tree. Heb. oren. TRE

ʻōlena₄ [ʻō·lena]  n. a small mountain tree on Kauaʻi (Coprosma waimeae), with yellow wood. TRE

olenalena  adj. var. spelling of olena, Yellow, from the plant. See above. Coloring yellow.

ʻōlenalena₁ [ʻō·lena·lena]  n. yellow, sallow. see lenalena.

ʻōlenalena₂ [ʻō·lena·lena]  n. dye made of ʻōlena plant. PLA

oleole [ole·ole]  n. rack or branched post on which wooden bowls or netted calabashes were hung; a coat tree. To make notches in anything; to dovetail two pieces together.

oleole  s. Name of a board set on posts with notches on it to hang calabashes on.

-ʻoleʻole  PCP *korēkore.

hōʻoleʻoleto deny repeatedly

oleole  v. Hoo To deny; to deny a charge repeatedly.

ʻolēʻolē₁  n. a small conch shell. cf. ʻolē₁.

ʻolēʻolē₂  to rant. redup. of ʻolē₂;

Kani ʻolēʻolē ka waha o ka uila.The mouth of the lightning makes an incessant noise [of a garrulous person].

oleole  v. To talk thickly and indistinctly, as one very angry and scolding. adv. Indistinctly, as a sound; inarticulate; kani oleole ka waha o ka uila.

ʻolēʻolē₃  nvs. wide-mouthed grin, as of an idol; to grin thus.

oleole  To grin like an idol; oleole mai ka waha o na 'kua kii o na heiau; oleole no ka waha o ka wahine nuku.

ʻolēʻolēhala [ʻolēʻolē·hala]  rare redup. of ʻolēhala.

oleole kau ipu [ole·ole kau ipu]  same as oleole, rack or branched post on which wooden bowls or netted calabashes were hung; a coat tree....

ōleoleo [ō·leo·leo]  nvt. to quarrel or speak noisily, raise a din.

oleoleo  v. To act as one angry; to rage, as the ocean; oleoleo la i ka moana kau mai ana.

ʻōleʻoleʻo [ʻō·leʻo·leʻo]  vs. stormy, tempestuous, agitated.

oleoleo  To be uneven, as waves; to rise and fall. To be in confusion. see Hoo.

olepa  v. To cast about; to scatter round; to be turned up or over; ua olepa ke kaupaku o ka hale. see lepa, a small flag floating in the wind. s. Odor; odoriferous; he mea ala. A clam; a kind of flat cockle.

olepalepa  v. see lepa. To flap, flutter or wave in the wind. To be blown in different directions by the wind, as a sail; olepalepa ka pea.

ʻOle Pau  same as ʻOle Kū Pau, tenth night of month...

Olepau  s. The tenth day of the month.

ʻōlepe₁ [ʻō·lepe]  nvt.
  • to turn, as on hinges;
  • to shut and open, as Venetian blinds;
  • to peel off, as shingles in a gale;
  • to upset, overturn, tear asunder.
[Pn(CE) *koo-repe, tear apart] [Ka wehe ʻana e like me ka wehe ʻana i ke pani puka.]WIN

hoʻōlepeto cause to turn, shut, etc

olepe  v. To turn, as a door on a hinge; to turn one way and another, as the helm of a ship.

ʻōlepe₂ [ʻō·lepe]  n. any kind of bivalve, as a mussel or oyster. clam (KAN).
    ʻōlepe kupe bivalve, possibly Codakia punctata and Ctena bella.
    ʻōlepe makaloa a kind of ʻōlepe₂, (Martesia striata) also makaloa.
    ʻōlepe nui, any large bivalve, Tridacna.
    ʻōlepe pāpaua a kind of ʻōlepe₂, (Barbatia (Acar) divaricata)...
    ʻōlepe waha nui a rock borer (Gastrochaena cuneiformis)...
[He ʻano iʻa o ke kai, he iwi paʻa a ʻano palahalaha kona, a ʻano like kona kino me ka hoʻopili pū ʻia ʻana o ʻelua ʻopihi kekahi me kekahi ma ko lāua mau alo.]

ʻO ka maka mua kēia o koʻu hoʻāʻo ʻana i ka ʻōlepe.This is the first time I've tasted an oyster.

olepe  s. The name of a kind of fish resembling the pipi. Anat. 6.

ʻōlepe₃ [ʻō·lepe]  n. garden balsam or impatiens (Impatiens balsamina), from southeastern Africa, an annual to about 90 cm tall, grown ornamentally for its pink, red, yellow, white, or spotted flowers. (Neal 539–40)PLA FLO

ʻōlepe [ʻō·lepe]  n. impatiens. see pukaaniani ʻōlepe, puke ʻōlepe. PLA FLO

ʻōlepe kupe [ʻō·lepe kupe]  n. bivalve, possibly Codakia punctata and Ctena bella. cf. kupe₃, ʻōkupe.

ʻōlepelepe [ʻō·lepe·lepe]  shutters, Venetian blinds, lattice work (Mele 2.9) ; diaphragm between chest and stomach (rare). redup. of ʻōlepe₁; see hula ʻōlepelepe.

hoʻōlepeleperedup. of hoʻōlepe

ʻōlepelepe [ʻō·lepe·lepe]  see pale pukaaniani ʻōlepelepe, pukaaniani ʻōlepe.

olepelepe  v. The opening frequently of a door or window shutter; ka wehe pinepine i ka puka. adj. Partially closed up, as a window; puka olepelepe, a lattice window. Mel. Sol. 2:9. The term applied to window shutters.

ʻōlepe makaloa [ʻō·lepe maka·loa]  n. a kind of ʻōlepe₂, (Martesia striata) also makaloa.

ʻolepe nui  n. var. spelling of ʻōlepe nui, any large bivalve, Tridacna. AltSpel FIS

ʻōlepe nui, ʻolepe nui [ʻō·lepe nui]  n. any large bivalve, Tridacna. FIS

ʻōlepe pāpaua [ʻō·lepe ·paua]  n. a kind of ʻōlepe₂, (Barbatia (Acar) divaricata). see pāpaua. FIS

ʻōlepe pū [ʻō·lepe ]  vt. to overturn completely. cf. ʻōlepe.

ʻŌlepe ʻia kaupoku e ka makani.The roofs were ripped off by the wind.

ʻōlepe waha nui [ʻō·lepe waha nui]  n. a rock borer (Gastrochaena cuneiformis). lit., big-mouthed ʻōlepe. FIS

ʻōlepo [ʻō·lepo]  rare var. of ʻōlepolepo.

ʻōlepolepo [ʻō·lepo·lepo]  vs. somewhat dirty, murky, sullied; to sully. fig., to offend.

A kāhiko nohoʻi makaʻāinana i ʻole e ʻōlepolepo maka o ke aliʻi ke nānā mai.The commoners were dressed up so as not to offend the eyes of the chiefs who might look upon them. (Kep. 165)

ʻŌlepolepo ka ʻōpū.The stomach is out of order, needs cleansing.

olepolepo  adj. see lepo. Out of order, as the bowels.

ʻolepū [ʻole·]  vt. to discard.

E ʻolepū ana i mea kūpono ʻole o kēia moʻolelo.Discarding all that is valueless in this story.

ʻōlewa [ʻō·lewa]  vs.
  • swinging.
  • fig., fickle, changeable, not firmly established or fixed, variable.

ʻōlewa [ʻō·lewa]  vs. flexible, as a policy.

Penei ke kulekele, akā naʻe, he ʻōlewa i ka kūpono.This is the policy, but it can be flexible when appropriate.

olewa  v. see lewa. To be unfixed; not firm; to be movable; changeable. To be soft; flowing; applied to. poi. To be unstable; liable to be over turned, as a law; ua olewa ke kanawai o ka aina haunaele, the law is liable to be overturned in a land of disorder; aneane olewa io ke kanawai, the law is nearly nullified. adj. Fickle; changeable; swinging; applied to one who often changes his place of residence. Not firmly established; of partial application, as a law; ineffectual; ua olewa io ke kanawai minamina ino; he hee, maumau ole, paa ole.

ʻole wale  nvi. Not at all! Of no interest, value, use.

He ʻole wale.Nothing doing.

ʻO ʻole wale !Those nobodies!

ʻōlewalewa [ʻō·lewa·lewa]  redup. of ʻōlewa,
  • swinging.
  • fig., fickle, changeable, not firmly established or fixed, variable.
  fig., hungry.

oli  nvt. chant that was not danced to, especially with prolonged phrases chanted in one breath, often with a trill (ʻiʻi) at the end of each phrase; to chant thus. [Pn(NP) *oli-oli, a chant]HUL MUS

ke olithe chant

mea olichanter

oli, olioli  v. To sing; to sing with a joyful heart; to be glad; to exult; to rejoice. Puk. 18:9. E oli i ka oli, to sing a song, Lunk. 5:12. Hoo. To cause joy; exultation, &c. A song. Laieik. 69. A singing. Hal. 96:1. Ka olioli nui o na mea a pau i ka hoihoi ana mai o ke aupuni.

ʻoli  nvs. joy, happiness, pleasure; happy, joyful, gay. cf. hauʻoli. bc [Pn(NP) *koli, move pleasurably]

hōʻolito give joy, make happy

WaiʻoliHappy water. (place name)

oli, olioli  s. Joy; exultation; gladness; delight; pleasure.

ʻoliana₁ [ʻoli·ana]  n. a common ornamental shrub (Nerium oleander and var. indicum), native from south Europe to Japan. Its flowers may be single or double, white, pink, or red. also ʻoliwa. Eng. (Neal 695)PLA FLO

ʻoliana₂ [ʻoli·ana]  n. a variety of sugar cane, like lahaina in type of growth and color, but the pith dark-brown and the leaf sheath covered with red-brown hairs. also ʻoleana. Eng. (Oriental). SUG

ʻoliana₃ [ʻoli·ana]  interj. Let me see! Show me! . also aliana, inane, ʻoia ana. [(ʻoia ana) “E hōʻike mai.”]₁₂

ʻoliapaha [ʻolia·paha]  same as ʻoia paha, maybe so. (rare.

ʻōlihaliha [ʻō·liha·liha]  vs. somewhat liliha [nauseated, revolted, heartsick...]

ʻoliko  vs. shiny, sparkling, bright. WIN

Ka ua ʻoliko i ka lani.The rain sparkling in the sky.

ʻōliko₁ [ʻō·liko]  vi. to bud. cf. liko.

ʻōliko₂ [ʻō·liko]  n. a small tree, possibly Rapanea helleri, Myrsine hosakae (syn. M. angustifolia, Suttonia angustifolia), a kind of kōlea. TRE

ʻōlikoliko [ʻō·liko·liko]  redup. of ʻōliko₁.

ʻōlilelile [ʻō·lile·lile]  vs. somewhat lile.

ʻolili  vs. shiny, sparkling, shimmering, as moonlight. cf. hulili.

ʻōlili [ʻō·lili]  vs. withered, stunted, poor, as fruit. cf. more common mālili.

olili  adj. Withered; stinted; not fully grown; applied to fruit.

ʻoliliko₁ [ʻoli·liko]  shimmering. redup. of ʻoliko, shiny, sparkling, bright..., ʻōliko₁, to bud... WIN

Ka ʻoliliko wai a ka ua.Liquid sparkling of the rain.

ʻoliliko₂ [ʻoli·liko]  n. ostracod, a tiny crustacean having a shrimplike body enclosed in a hinged bivalve shell. lit., shimmering. FIS

ʻoliliʻula [ʻolili·ʻula]  n. aurora borealis, northern lights. lit., ghostly shimmering. WIN

ʻō lima  n. arm vaccination. lit., arm piercing. ILL

ʻOlimepika  n. Olympics. ( Hoʻokūkū ʻOlimepika) . also ʻolumepika.

He mau kānaka no Hawaiʻi nei i kāʻili i ka lei o ka lanakila ma Hoʻokūkū ʻOlimepika.Many Hawaiians have captured the garland of victory at the Olympics. (Kaua 8-13-2016)

ʻolina  vs. to make merry; joyous, rejoicing, merrymaking.

olina  v. To play; e lealea, e walea. adj. Of or pertaining to play; aha olina, a meeting for play.

olinakio, orinatio, ʻolinakio [olina·kio]  n. ordination. Eng.

ʻōlino₁ [ʻō·lino]  {ʻō- + lino₁} nvs. bright, brilliant, dazzling, gleaming; brightness, glare. [Pn(TA) *koo-riŋo, pupil of the eye] [Hinuhinu kohu mea he māʻamaʻama ka mea e puka mai ana mai loko.]₁₄MUS

He ʻōlino aloha kēia iāʻoe ē.This is a bright ray of love for you. (chant of Hiʻiaka)

olino  v. To shine brightly; to shine with splendor.

ʻōlino₂ [ʻō·lino]  vs. parched, dry.

ʻŌlino  placename. street, Foster Village subdivision, Hālawa, Waipahu qd., Oʻahu. Name suggested by Mary Kawena Pukui in 1956. lit.: brilliant, shiny.

ʻōlinolino₁ [ʻō·lino·lino]  {ʻō- + linolino₁} shining, radiant. redup. of ʻōlino₁, bright, brilliant...; bc [Ka māʻamaʻama me ka ʻimoʻimo pū o ka mālamalama.]

No loko o ka ʻōlinolino i mua ona, ua kuni ʻia lānahu ahi.A great brightness shone around him, and burning coals blazed forth. (2 Sam. 22.13)

olinolino  v. see olino. s. Brightness; splendor; glory. 2 Sam. 22:13. Such intense brightness as to dazzle and bewilder the sight; ka ohewahewa ana o ka maka i ka malamalama. adj. Where the intense light of the sun has shined; hence, 2. Parched; dry, as land; lepo olinolino. Isa. 35:7.

ʻōlinolino₂ [ʻō·lino·lino]  redup. of ʻōlino₂, parched, dry... bc

E lilo ka lepo ʻōlinolino i wai ʻauʻau.The parched ground shall become a bathing pool. (Isa. 35.7)

olinolino  adj. Parched; dry, as land; lepo olinolino. Isa. 35:7.

ʻoliō [ʻoli·ō]  see manu ʻoliō, oriole... BIR

olioli [oli·oli]  redup. of oli, chant that was not danced to, especially with prolonged phrases...; chanter. [Pn(NP) *oli-oli, a chant]MUS

Kau akula ʻo Halemano i kēia kau olioli.Halemano then sang this chanting song. (FS 277)

ʻoliʻoli  delight, enjoyment. redup. of ʻoli; bc [Pn(NP) *koli, Move pleasurably] [Ka hauʻoli. Hauʻoli.],₁₄

ʻEha malakia ka ʻili i ka ʻoliʻoli.The skin is hurt, sore with joy. (chant)


olioli  adv. Joyfully; cheerfully. Hal. 96:2.

ʻoliʻoli nui  enthusiasm (EH)

ʻōliʻoliʻo [ʻō·liʻo·liʻo]  vs. somewhat liʻoliʻo, dazzling.

ʻOliona, Oriona [ʻoli·ona]  n. Orion. Eng. (Ioba 9.9) STA

ʻōliʻuliʻu₁ [ʻō·liʻu·liʻu]  vs. blurred, indistinct. cf. kōliʻuliʻu, liʻua.

ʻŌliʻuliʻu ke ala e maʻawe nei.Indistinct the path tread here. (KL. line 496)

ʻōliʻuliʻu₂ [ʻō·liʻu·liʻu]  vs. brackish.

olive  s. var. spelling of oliva, Eng. An olive tree.

ʻoliwa₁, oliva  n. the olive tree (Olea europaea), from the Mediterranean region, a small tree grown only, ornamentally in Hawaiʻi, where it rarely flowers or yields fruit. Called ʻoliwa haole on Niʻihau. see lau ʻoliwa. Eng. (Neal 677–8)PLA TRE FLO

oliva, olive  s. Eng. An olive tree. adj. Olive; belonging to an olive; lau oliva. Kin. 8:11. He laau oliva, an olive tree.

ʻoliwa₂, oliva  same as ʻoliana, oleander.

ʻoliwa-kū-kahakai  n. var. spelling of ʻoliwa kū kahakai, air plant (Kalanchoe pinnata... AltSpel PLA FLO

ʻoliwa kū kahakai, ʻoliwa-kū-kahakai [ʻoliwa kaha·kai]  n. air plant (Kalanchoe pinnata, also Bryophyllum pinnatum), a succulent growing wild and cultivated in Hawaiʻi and other tropical countries. New plants develop along the edges of the thick scalloped leaves. The tubular green and red flowers hang lantern-like. The Hawaiian name was given because the first plants seen in Hawaiʻi grew near the beach. lit., beach-standing olive. (Neal 376–8)PLA FLO

olo₁  nvi.
  • to rub back and forth,
  • grate,
  • saw; a saw (also pahi olo).
. cf. hale olo papa, sawmill.... bc [(FJ) PPn *holo, rub, grate, grind, polish, sharpen]TOO

olo  v. To rub, as on a grater; to rub, as kalo or eocoanut on a rough stone to grate it fine. To rub up and down, as the motion of a saw, particularly of a whip-saw. To saw. 1 Nal 7:9. s. see olo, to rub up and down. A saw, from its motion; also pahi olo, a saw.

olo₂  vi. to resound, sound long. cf. olo ʻawa, olo pihe. bc [PPn *olo, low-pitched sound; coo (of pigeons or doves)] [Ke kani lōʻihi ʻana. Ke kani ʻana o kekahi kani a lōʻihi. He kani kauō.]₁₀,,₁₄

Olo ke kani o ka pila.The instruments sounded together.

Ua olo pawa ke kani nei ka moa.The dawn sounds are here, the cocks crow.

olo  v. To be loud, as a sound; to make a loud sound, as of many voices. To sound, as a voice of wailing; to make a doleful noise. Ier. 7:29. E olo no wau i ka pihe; e olo pihe ana, moaning; bemoaning one's self. Ier. 31:18. s. A loud wailing; a lamentation; makena. see pihe.

olo₃  n. long surfboard, as of wiliwili wood. (Laie 449) bc SPO

olo  A very thick surf-board made of the wiliwili tree. Laieik. 90.

olo₄  n. hill (rare now except in place names, as Olokuʻi, tall hill; Olomana, divided hill; Olowalu, many hills). bc PPN *olo.

Olo-  placename. 'Hill'.

olo₅  n. shelf. cf. oloʻewa, olohaka. (rare.bc

olo₆  n. large foreign glass beads, said to be so called from a Hawaiian name given to the British ship, Queen Charlotte Mary, which came in 1786 under the command of Captain [George] Dixon [1748-1795]; this ship is said to have introduced the beads. (rare.bc [He kohu pūpū aniani i lawe ʻia mai i Hawaiʻi nei e ka poʻe haole ma kahi o ka makahiki 1876 (1786).]₁₄

ʻolo-  see ʻolomeka, old maid..., ʻolomene, old man... Eng.

ʻolo₁  n. long gourd container used as a receptacle, as for kava or water; long body of a gourd used as a hula drum cf. heke, ipu. cf. ʻolo ʻawa. KAV HUL

ʻolo₂  nvi.
  • double chin, sagging skin, jowls,
  • calf of leg;
  • scrotum;
  • wattles of a turkey;
  • fat part under the jaws of an eel;
  • pendant;
  • pendulous;
  • to roll with fat;
  • to sag, hang down.
[PPn *koro, throat, larynx, gular pouch of frigate bird]

olo  To roll with fat, as the flanks and hips of a very fat animal; hence, A double or fleshy skin; the moving flesh of a fat animal. The swing-gobble of a turkey.

ʻolo₃  n. bob, as of a pendulum.

oloʻa  n. reported as a bird name (no data). BIR

ʻoloa₁  same as maʻaloa, maʻoloa, a shrub. PLA TAP

oloa  s. Mulberry bark soaked until soft in water.

ʻoloa₂  nvt. fine white tapa, said to have been placed over an image during prayers (Laie 467); perhaps a verb to make ʻoloa tapa. (For. 6:444) [PPn *koloa, valuable possessions] [He ʻano paʻūpaʻū keʻokeʻo a lahilahi.]TAP

oloa  The name of small white kapas formerly put over the gods while the prayer was said, thus: i puaa, i niu, i maia, i oloa.

ʻoloa₃  n. gift to a child at birth.

oloa  A gift made to a child at the time or soon after it was born. see kopili; see Laieik. 101.

ʻoloʻā  vi. splashing on rocks, as a rough sea.

oloalu [olo·alu]  var. spelling of olowalu, joint action... s. A place where the property of a chief was stored up; he oloalu o ke alu o kahi e waiho ai ke kapa o na 'lii. The sound of many voices at once, of many horns blowing at once, of many cocks crowing together, &c. v. To seize or grasp, as several persons at the same thing; ke aluka ana o ke kani ana o ka moa; ke oloalu ana o na kanaka e hao e aluka. To dodge, where many things are flying thickly; oloalu i ka ihe ke nui loa.

olo ʻawa  n. an address to a deity accompanied by an oblation of kava. KAV

ʻolo ʻawa  n. coconut shell cut lengthwise as a cup for kava. CN KAV

oloea [olo·ea]  n. aerophone, i.e. a musical instrument whose sound is produced by air passing through it. MUS

oloʻewa  n. shelf.

olohaka [olo·haka]  n. shelf.

ʻolohaka [ʻolo·haka]  nvs.
  • empty, emptiness,
  • sunken,
  • hollow, as eyes or cheeks;
  • deficiency, deficit.

he maiʻa, he ʻolohaka o lokoa banana tree, hollow inside [said of one lacking strength]

ka ʻolohaka o ka waihonadeficit in the treasury

poʻo ʻolohakanumskull, empty head, dunce

olohana, ʻolohana [olo·hana]  rare var. of ʻolohani, strike, quit work...

Olohana  s. Eng. All hands ; the name given to Mr. John Young.

ʻolohana  var. spelling of olohana, strike, quit work... AltSpel

ʻOlohana  placename. street, Waikīkī, Honolulu. lit.: all hands. (This was the Hawaiian name of John Young, adviser and aide to Kamehameha I; as an English sailor and boatswain he had shouted this to his sailors. see Young.)

ʻolohani [ʻolo·hani]  nvi. to strike, quit work; mutiny, riot. said to be from Eng. "all hands".

hōʻolohanito cause or foment a strike or mutiny

olohao [olo·hao]  n. cannon. lit., iron noise. (rare.[Inoa kahiko no ka pūkuniahi.]₁₄

ʻōlohe₁ [ʻō·lohe]  vs.
  • bare, naked, barren;
  • hairless, as a dog;
  • bald;
  • destitute, needy.


ka lua ʻōlohe o ke ālialiathe barren pit of the salt marsh

olohe  Bare; destitute of verdure; ka lua olohe o ke alialia, he lua olohelohe. Bare; free from hair on the body, chin, eyebrows, &c.

ʻōlohe₂ [ʻō·lohe]  nvs.
  • skilled, especially in lua fighting, skilled fighter.
  so called perhaps because the beards of lua fighters were plucked and their bodies greased; bones of hairless men were desired for fish hooks because such men were thought stronger; also said of hula experts;
(Kel. 115) [1. he mea mākaukau ma ke kuʻialua nāna e pōā i ka poʻe huakaʻi ma nā wahi wao akua kanaka ʻole. 2. he mea loea, a ʻo ka ʻoi loa aku, he mea i ʻailolo i kekahi ʻike e like me ka lua a me ka hula.]₁₄FIS HUL LUA

olohe  s. The epithet of a man that is a robber and skillful at the lua. Skillful, as one able to direct or over-see the work of others; applied morally also to universal skill.

ʻōlohe₃ [ʻō·lohe]  vs. pale.

ʻōlohe makapale faces [in a later edition of the Bible this was changed to nananakea] (Ier. 30.6)

olohe  v. To turn pale in the face from fear or pain. Ier. 30:6. adj. Rigid; immovable with fear; he kanaka olohe uwi paa i ka makau ia.

ʻōlohe₄ [ʻō·lohe]  vs. sick, as after childbirth.

olohe  Sick, as a woman in child birth; he mai olohe keiki ia no na wahine.

ʻōlohe₅ [ʻō·lohe]  n.
  • ghost;
  • image, as in clouds.

ʻōlohe₆ [ʻō·lohe]  n. a small salt-water ʻoʻopu, a fish, found with the ʻōhune. FIS

olohe  Ke akua o Kamaomao.

ʻōlohelohe [ʻō·lohe·lohe]  redup. of ʻōlohe₁
  • bare,
  • naked,
  • barren;
  • hairless, as a dog;
  • bald;
  • destitute, needy.
bc [ʻAʻohe huluhulu (o ka holoholona); ʻaʻohe lole (o ke kanaka).]

He ʻano ʻole ka honua, ua ʻōlohelohe.The earth was without form and barren. (Kin. 1.2)

hoʻōlohelohecaus/sim. ; to denude

ʻōlohelohe ke kuʻemakaeyebrows very sparse

Ua nele mākou i kekahi mau mea e pau ai ke ʻōlohelohe o mākou kino.We have nothing to cover the nakedness of our bodies.

olohelohe  v. see olohe. To be destitute; empty. Kin. 1:2. To be destitute of; to be naked; without clothing. Ioan. 21:7. Olohelohe ke kuemaka; ua olohelohe ka aina, destitute of verdure. s. Nakedness; destitution of clothing or covering. Hoik. 3:18. adj. Destitute; naked; bare of vegetation, as a barren field.

Olohena  placename. land division and ridge, Kawaihau district, Kauaʻi. A heiau for human sacrifices on the ridge was called Mahewalu, short for Māhelewalu, eight divisions. Olohena has no meaning, but may be cognate with Olosenga, an island in the Manu'a group, Samoa. Other sources say the heiau was named Kukui.

ʻolohewa [ʻolo·hewa]  vs. demented, deranged; delirious, incoherent.

kāhea pau ahi ʻolohewafalse fire alarm

olohia [olo·hia]  pas/imp. of olo₁, to rub back and forth, grate, saw..., olo₂, to resound, sound long...

Kaiolohiafluctuation [or sounding] sea. [Place Names of Hawaiʻi: lit. tranquil sea] (place name)

olohiʻa  remove, rough, as sea or wind, scoop, trouble (EH)

olohiʻi  to weed (EH)

ʻōlohilohi [ʻō·lohi·lohi]  same as ʻālohilohi, radiant...

olohio [olo·hio]  vi. to move quickly, as a gust of wind. (rare.

olohio  v. see ohio.

olohiʻo [olo·hiʻo]  vt. to cultivate, weed. (rare.

ʻolohū [ʻolo·]  same as ʻulu maika, stone used in the maika game. (For. 4:259) [He ʻulu maika. He pāʻani. ʻO ka ʻolohū kekahi inoa o ka pāʻani i kapa ʻia he ʻulu maika.]₁₁,₁₃STO SPO

olohu  s. Name of a stone to roll in a kind of play. see ulu.

ʻolohua [ʻolo·hua]  same as hua pōpolo, fruit of the pōpolo. PLA FOO

olohua  s. A berry somewhat like the whortleberry, the fruit of the popolo.

oloi  vt. to rub, grate, run aground, run over (olo₁ + -i, transitivizer). (Gram. 6.6.4)  (rare.

oloi  v. To rub, as the stone rubs kalo as well as pounds it. To run upon or over, as a vessel runs over or upon a canoe, or a cart over a man, or anything drawn over a man. To run aground, as a canoe, or on to a stone; oloi ae la ka waa i ka pohaku.

oloʻili [olo·ʻili]  n. membranophone, i.e. a musical instrument whose sound is produced by striking a membrane or skin of the instrument. MUS

oloʻio  vi. var. spelling of ʻoloʻio, to move swiftly. AltSpel

ʻoloʻio, oloʻio  vi. to move swiftly.

Ke oloʻio nei pōkā kila.The steel bullets dart swiftly.

ʻolokā [ʻolo·]  vi. to shake or quiver, as flesh of a fat person. (rare.

oloka  v. see olo. To shake, as the soft limbs of a fat person when walking; oloka na wawae. see olooloka.

ʻolokaʻa₁ [ʻolo·kaʻa]  vt.
  • to roll along, as a wheel;
  • to remove;
  • to transfer, as a debt.
. cf. paukū ʻolokaʻa. bc

Ua ʻā uahi Puna, ʻo ka ʻolokaʻa pōhaku ʻia i ka hūnā paʻa ʻia e ka WahinePuna burns and smokes, rocks roll over it and it is buried solidly by the Woman. (PH 34)

ʻolokaʻa [ʻolo·kaʻa]  see paukū ʻolokaʻa, cylinder...

Ua hoʻopaʻa leo ʻo Kalākaua ma luna o kekahi paukū ʻolokaʻa pīlali no kekahi o ko Thomas Edison pahu ʻōlelo mua.Kalākaua made a recording on a wax cylinder for one of Thomas Edison's early phonographs. (Kalākaua)

olokaa  v. Olo and kaa, to roll. To roll; to roll over and over, as a stone. Mat. 28:2. To roll away; to roll to a place; to roll off, as a burden; to take away, as a reproach. Ios. 5:9. Olokaa lakou i ka pohaku mai luna a i lalo. To roll off upon another; to transfer, as a debt; ua olokaa aku au i ko'u aie a pau, I have paid off (rolled) all my debt.

ʻolokaʻa₂ [ʻolo·kaʻa]  n. stake to which a live rat was tied as a decoy in an owl-catching trap. (rare.bc

olokani  vi. var. spelling of olo kani, to sound. AltSpel

olo kani, olokani  vi. to sound.

Ka nākolo o , kōwelo hae, olo kani pele, hone ana pilaguns rumbled, flags fluttered, bells pealed, and stringed instruments played sweetly. (name song for Kalākaua)

olokaula [olo·kaula]  n. chordophone, i.e. a musical instrument whose sound is produced by plucking, strumming, striking, or bowing strings. MUS

olokē [olo·]  vs. clamorous, incoherent, excited in speech or sound. cf. holokē. BIR

Olokē, oloolokē, piʻoloke ka leo o ka palila.Agitated, agitating, frightened the cry of the palila bird.

oloke  adj. Clamorous and incoherent, as the constant talk of one deranged; oloke ka waha. see pioloke.

ʻolokeʻa₁ [ʻolo·keʻa]  nvs.
  • cross, gibbet, gallows (Eset. 5.14) ,
  • scaffolding;
  • ladder made of sticks tied horizontally;
  • crisscross, crossed;
  • bones of a corpse buried with knees tied to breast.
  • fig., contrary, antagonistic.
bc [He mea kūkulu hakahaka; he mea i hana ʻia a puni kekahi hale no ke kūkulu ʻana i ia hale a paʻa.]₁₄

hōʻolokeʻato crisscross; to cross

Ua hana kamanā i mau ʻolokeʻa lāʻau ā puni ka hale pele.The carpenters built a wooden scaffolding around the belfry.

olokea  v. Olo and kea, cross ways. To cross; to vex; to thwart one in his plans; e kau olokea, to throw together criscross, as sticks of wood. adj. A heap of bones thrown together promiscuously. A cross or gibbet. Eset. 5:14. A kind of ladder, such as is made by tying sticks horizontally on erect poles. The frame on which the people climbed and stood in putting up a house. s. In the form of a cross, or several crosses; laau olokea. Applied to the disposition; cross; fretful; disobliging.

ʻolokeʻa₂ [ʻolo·keʻa]  n. outline, as a summary using letters and numbers in headings to indicate topics and subtopics. Note: only vowels with subscript numbers used as letters in outlining: A, E, I, O, U, A₁, E₁, I₁, O₁, U₁, A₂, E₂.... pronounced: ʻā (maʻaka) kahi, ʻā (maʻaka) lua.... see hōʻolokeʻa, and entry below. CMP

ʻolokeʻa palapaladocument outline, as in a computer program

ʻolokeʻa kekimala Dewey  n. Dewey decimal system (library) (HE)

ʻolokeʻa koina papa [ʻolo·keʻa koina papa]  n. syllabus, as for a college course. lit., outline (of) class requirements. cf. moʻohaʻawina.

olokele₁ [olo·kele]  Kauaʻi. same as ʻiʻiwi, honeycreeper.

olokele₂ [olo·kele]  n. a kind of tapa associated with Nāpali, Kauaʻi. (GP 8–9)TAP

Olokele  placename. stream, canyon, and sugar plantation, Waimea district, Kauaʻi. Avenue, Kapahulu, Honolulu. lit.: honeycreeper (another name for the ʻiʻiwi).

ʻolokele [ʻolo·kele]  S  n. bog, swamp.

ʻolokele [ʻolo·kele]  S  n. swamp. see ālialia, nāele.

Olokele  s. The name of a stream or valley on Kauai.

olokele hōkiʻi [olo·kele ·kiʻi]  n. immature olokele, bird. BIR

olokele pōpolo [olo·kele ·polo]  n. immature olokele, bird. BIR

olokīkī [olo··]  vi. to slide, skid; to saw, rub fast. (rare.

olokiki  v. To loosen, as a board.

olokino [olo·kino]  n. idiophone, i.e. a musical instrument whose sound is dependent upon the nature of the material from which it is made. MUS

ʻolokū [ʻolo·]  same as the more common ʻoʻolokū, boisterous, stormy, blustering, disturbed...

ʻOlokū wale i ka pilikia.Disturbed by trouble.

Olokuʻi [Olo-kuʻi]  placename. peak (4,602 feet high), Kamalō qd., north Molokaʻi, and fortress where Kaʻōhele, a member of the royal families of Molokaʻi and Maui, and famous as a fast runner and jumper, was caught by the Oahuans (Ka Elele Poakolu, February 9, 1881). It became a place of refuge during a battle between Maui and Molokaʻi, when the people of Pelekunu fled up this hill and threw stones, killing their pursuers (Ke Au Hou, September 21, 1910). lit.: tall hill.

ʻololā₁ [ʻolo·]  vs. broad. cf. ʻololī, narrow...

Hānau kāne wai ʻololī, ʻo ka wahine wai ʻololāman is born for narrow stream, woman for broad stream. (KL. line 34)

ʻololā₂ [ʻolo·]  n. a small flying fish resembling the puhikiʻi. FIS

olola  s. A species of the mullet when small.

ʻololaha [ʻolo·laha]  S  n. oval. Niʻihau. also pōʻai lōʻihi.

ʻololaha analahiellipse

ʻololaiki [ʻolo·laiki]  interj. all right. Eng.

ololani₁ [olo·lani]  vs. acclaimed, as a chief.

ololani₂ [olo·lani]  n. poetic for coconut tree. (Kam. 76:118)CN TRE

ʻololī [ʻolo·]  vs. narrow.

Hānau kāne wai ʻololī, ʻo ka wahine wai ʻololā.Man is born for narrow stream, woman for broad stream. (KL. line 34)

He ala ʻololī kāhuna.Priests have a narrow path. (ON 526)

ololi  v. Olo and li for lii, small, little, &c. To be narrow. Isa. 28:20. To be contracted, as a path. Mat. 7:14. adj. Narrow; contracted; difficult. 1 Nal. 6:4.

ʻōloliloli [ʻō·loli·loli]  vs. somewhat soggy, as taro. TAR

ololiloli  v. To be tough, water soaked, like kalo. see loliloli.

olōlo₁  var. spelling of oloolo₁, to saw back and forth, corrugated, roiled, as streams...

ololo  v. Olo, to rub, the 9th conj. of. olo. To rub with the hand; to polish. syn. with anai.

olōlo₂  var. spelling of oloolo₂, long and narrow, as a head, elongated, oblong, oval...

olōlo₃  var. spelling of oloolo₃, a variety of watermelon....

olōlo₄  var. spelling of oloolo₄, rough, as the surface of a washboard...

ololo  adj. Uneven, like a bundle jutting out at the corners.

ʻololū₁ [ʻolo·]  vs. dejected, downcast. (rare.

ʻOlolū₂ [ʻolo·]  n. Name of a star (no data). STA

Ololupe  a god who sometimes assumed the shape of a kite (EH)

olomana.jpgborder=0Olomana [Olo-mana]  placename. peak (1,643 feet high), ridge, stream, school, and golf course, Mōkapu qd., Oʻahu, named for a legendary giant who jumped from Kauaʻi to this peak. A sports field was nearby. The nearby peaks are Ahiki (nearest Waimānalo) and Pākuʻi (the central peak). see Mahinui. lit.: forked hill.

ʻolomana [ʻolo·mana]  n. old man. Eng.

olomaʻo [olo·maʻo]  n. the endangered Lānaʻi thrush (Phaeornis obscura lanaiensis), and Molokaʻi thrush (Phaeornis obscura rutha). [Pn(CE) *koro-mako, bird sp., a honey-eater]BIR

olomea.jpgborder=0olomea₁ [olo·mea]  n. a native shrub or small tree (Perrottetia sandwicensis) with ovate, red-veined leaves, and many tiny greenish flowers and red fruits borne in panicles. The wood is hard and formerly was used with soft hau wood to produce fire by rubbing. It is one of the plant forms of the pig god Kamapuaʻa. also waimea; . see also puaʻa olomea. (Neal 530) [Pn(NP) *kolo-mea, plant sp: *(k)olo-mea]PLA TRE FLO

olomea  s. A species of tree; same as waimea; olomea i paio aina e mai la; used in producing fire by friction.

olomea₂ [olo·mea]  vs. brown, with darker stripes or spots, of pig or dog. ANI

olomea  s. The name of a striped hog; ina i onionio ka hulu o ka puaa ma ka loa, he olomea ia puaa.

olomea₃ [olo·mea]  n. kind of wauke tapa dyed with ʻōhiʻa bark, hōlei, and coconut water. CN TAP

olomeda  var. spelling of ʻolomeka, old maid...

olomehani [olo·mehani]  n. dumping ground, refuse or rubbish dump. (For. 6:373) (rare.

olomehani  s. A place where dirt and filth are thrown.

ʻolomeka, olomeda [ʻolo·meka]  n. old maid. Eng.

ʻolomene [ʻolo·mene]  n. old man. Eng.

olomio [olo·mio]  vi. tapering, narrowing; to start to form a crust, as a wound; to go quickly, vanish. [hoʻōlomio: Ka hoʻomio ʻana i kekahi mea, i lōʻihi ʻolowī ma hope. ʻO ke kino o ia mea, he laulā a hāiki mai, e like me ke kinona o ka lālā o ke kumulāʻau. Ua hoʻōlomio ʻia ka manamana lima o ke kamaiki i ʻole e pokopoko maila.]₁₇

olomio  v. To contract, as the toe of a shoe; to pucker up, as the mouth of an eel; to corrugate, as the skin of a healing wound; olomio iki ka hele a ke aloha; palanehe ia i hele aku nei. adj. Smooth and tapering; verging to a point, but with a smooth surface; meomeo, nuku puhi, olomuo, olomua.

ʻolomua [ʻolo·mua]  n. foreskin. (changed to ʻōmaka in later editions of the Bible). (Ier. 4.4) BOD

olomua  s. Olo and mua, the front; fore part. The foreskin. Ier. 4:4. Olomua kahi omaka o ka ule; ka omaka. 2 Sam. 3:14.

olomuʻo [olo·muʻo]  nvs. uncircumcised; prepuce or foreskin cut off in circumcision; bud.

olomuo  s. Olo, to rub, and muo, to open, as a bud. The bud of a blossom before it blooms; ka maka o ka pua aole i pohole. The prepuce that is cut off in circumcision; ka olomuo o kahi omaka.

olona.jpgborder=0olonā [olo·]  n. a native shrub (Touchardia latifolia), with large, ovate, fine-toothed leaves, related to the māmaki. Formerly the bark was valued highly as the source of a strong, durable fiber for fishing nets, for nets (kōkō) to carry containers, and as a base for ti-leaf raincoats and feather capes. (Neal 319–20, Kam. 76:44–7, 52–5)
  • cord of olonā fiber;
  • flax (Sol. 31.13) , hemp, linen;
  • muscle ligament. sinew (Kol. 2.19) .
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