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updated: 6/23/2020

Headword (no ʻokina/kahakō):


 b     c     d     f     g     j     r     s     t     v     z    


pa    pe    ph    pi    pk    pl    pm    po    pp    pu       

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

p  the eleventh letter of the Hawaiian alphabet. It represents, as in English, a labial sound. Hawaiians are apt to use it for b in words derived from English, as pipi for bipi, or as it should be written, bifi, neat cattle, from the word beef. It is often used also for f in the word piku for fiku, a fig, &c.

P1  abbreviation for Poʻakahi (Monday).

P2  abbreviation for Poʻalua (Tuesday).

P3  abbreviation for Poʻakolu (Wednesday).

P4  abbreviation for Poʻahā (Thursday).

P5  abbreviation for Poʻalima (Friday).

P6  abbreviation for Poʻaono (Saturday).

pa    pe    ph    pi    pk    pl    pm    po    pp    pu    


paa    paaa    paae    paah    paai    paak    paal    paam    paan    paao    paap    paau    paaw    pacd    pace    padi    pae    paea    paee    paeh    paei    paek    pael    paem    paen    paeo    paep    paew    pah    paha    pahe    pahi    paho    pahu    pai    paia    paib    paie    paih    paii    paik    pail    paim    pain    paio    paip    pair    pais    paiu    paiw    paka    pake    paki    pako    paku    pala    pale    pali    palo    palu    pama    pame    pami    pamo    pamu    pana    pane    pani    pano    panu    pao    paoa    paoi    paok    paol    paom    paon    paoo    paop    paou    papa    pape    papi    papo    papu    para    pare    pari    paro    pase    paso    pata    pate    pau    paua    paud    paue    pauh    paui    pauk    paul    paum    paun    pauo    paup    pauu    pauw    pawa    pawe    pawi    

pa-, pā-  prefix to many bases, with general meaning of "in the nature of, having the quality of" cf. pāheahea, pahemo, pāhemahema, pāhaʻohaʻo, etc.. (Gram. 6.3.2)   PPN *pa-.

pa  As a particle, pa, like ka, ma, na, &c., is prefixed to a great many words, but the definite meaning of such particles has not yet been ascertained.

pā-  var. spelling of pa-, prefix to many bases... AltSpel

pā-₁  prefix to numerals: at a time, at once, number of times; to divide by. cf. lele₇. (Gram. 10.3)  FIS MTH

hoʻopā-caus/sim. cf. hoʻopālima

miki pāluato eat poi with two fingers

pāluadoubly, by twos, two at a time, twice; to divide in two shares

Pālua i ka iʻa.Divide the fish in two shares.

pa  A distributive particle prefixed to other words, as nouns, adjectives and verbs; mostly however to numeral adjectives; as, pakahi, one by one, each one; palua or papalua, two by two, two-fold, double; pakolu, each of the three, three-fold; pahiku, by sevens, seven-fold, &c., and so on to any number. These words are sometimes constructed in the sentence as verbs, and thus become verbs; as, ua pahiku mai la oia i ka ia ia makou, he divided to us the fish by sevens; e paumi aku ia lakou, give them ten each. A pair; as, pa bipi, a pair or yoke of oxen; pa kamaa, a pair of shoes, &c. see also paa. v. To divide out to individuals, as several things to two or more; e pa lima ae oe ia lakou, divide out five apiece to them. see pa. particle.

pā-₂  cf. pa-, prefix to many bases, with general meaning of "in the nature of, having the quality of"... (Gram. 6.3.2)  


see below...

  pā₁ - fence, wall, corral, pen, sty, enclosure, courtyard, patio, ....
      pā ʻaʻaho - corral, rail fence
      pā akule - fish pond for trapping akule, fish.
      pā hale - house lot, yard, fence.
      pā hao₁ - iron fence.
      pā hau₁ - enclosure or fence of hau trees.
      pā hipa - sheepfold.
      pā holoholona - an enclosure for animals, as a dog pound.
      pā hoʻopuni - central corral.
      pā hula - hula troupe, hula studio, place reserved for hula dancing. platform HE
      pā hula keʻena aʻo hula - hula studio
      pā ilina - cemetery, graveyard.
      pā kanu - garden, cultivated field. lit., planting enclosure.
      pā kāpili moku - dock.
      pā kaua - fortress, stronghold; palace. lit., war enclosure.
      pā kiaʻi - watchman's stand, as in an enclosure or on a wall.
      pā koa - barracks.
      pā kūʻai - public mart (term found in laws 1845 – 7).
      pā kuʻi a lua - arena where lua fighting was taught. lit., striking in lua style enclosure.
      pā kupapaʻu - same as pā ilina,
      pā laʻalaʻau - hedge
      pā lāʻau₁ - wooden fence, hedge.
      pā lāʻau ʻoiʻoi - thorn hedge
      pā lāʻau ʻoʻoi - thorn hedge
      pā lepo₁ - adobe wall.
      pā loa - long fence or enclosure, long wing fence to guide cattle to corral.
      pā mauʻu - lawn (grass)
      pā pāʻani - playground
      pā pōhaku - stone wall.
      pā puaʻa - pig pen.
      pā puni₁ - circular enclosure, surrounding wall, as about a fishpond.
      pā puni₂ - see hoʻokūkū pā puni, round robin, as in sports...
      pā uea - wire fence; chain link fence NKE12.
      pā uea kukū - barbed-wire fence.
      pā uea maka ʻaha - chicken-wire fence. lit., sennit-mesh wire fence.
      pā uea maka ʻupena - chicken-wire fence. lit., net-mesh wire fence.
      pā uea poepoe - smooth-wire fence. lit., round-wire fence.
      pā uwea - var. spelling of pā uea, wire fence...
      pā uwea kukū - var. spelling of pā uea kukū, barbed-wire fence...
      pā uwea maka ʻaha - var. spelling of pā uea maka ʻaha, chicken-wire fence...
      pā uwea maka ʻupena - var. spelling of pā uea maka ʻupena, chicken-wire fence...
      pā uwea poepoe - var. spelling of pā uea poepoe, smooth-wire fence...
      pā waʻa - canoe enclosure; touching of canoes.
      pā waina - vineyard.
      pā wāwahi pipi - pen or corral for separating cattle.
          lau hihi pā - ivy. lit., leaf (which) creeps (on) walls.
          mea pā - owner of a house lot.
          pine pā - fence picket.
          puka pā - gate. (Ier. 17.24.) lit., fence opening.
          puka pā hale - gate of a city or house lot. lit., house enclosure hole.
  pā₂ - (preceded by ke). dish, plate, pan; elongated food bowl used for ....
      pā ahi - shovel (RSV), fire pan (KJV) (Preceded by ke.)
      pā ʻaliʻali - disk (cultivator)
      pā a me nā pola like ʻole - china (crockery)
      pā ana - balancing tray for scales (preceded by ke). lit., measuring plate.
      pā aniani - glass dish (preceded by ke).
      pā CD - see CD,
      pā cēdē - CD, compact disk (pronounced pā sēdē). also CD, sēdē).
      pā ehu lepo - dustpan (preceded by ke).
      pā halihali - tray (preceded by ke). lit., plate for carrying.
      pā halihali - tray (preceded by ke).
      pā hao₂ - iron dish, pan (preceded by ke).
      pā hohonu - soup plate, deep dish (preceded by ke).
      pā holoi - wash pan or basin (preceded by ke).
      pā hoʻokani - phonograph record.
      pā hoʻolapalapa - saucepan (preceded by ke). lit., boiling pan.
      pā hōwai - dish containing liquids
      pā ʻiole - food left for rats on a tray ().
      pā ipu₁ - calabash, wooden dish in general, cooking utensil, bowl (preceded by ke).
      pā kapuahi - burner, as on a stove. lit., stove plate.
      pā kini - tin pan, pan, basin (preceded by ke).
      pā kini holoi - washpan
      pā kopa - soap dish (preceded by ke).
      pā kuhikuhi manawa - sundial. lit., flat surface telling time.
      pā lāʻau₂ - wooden dish or tray (preceded by ke).
      pā lehu - ash tray (preceded by ke).
      pā leo - var. spelling of pāleo₂, record, record album, as for a record player.
      pā lepo₂ - clay dish, soiled dish.
      pā liʻiliʻi - small dish; saucer (preceded by ke).
      pā loloa - long platter
      pā malule - floppy disk
      pā meaʻai - plate lunch.
      pā mūʻumehia - accretion disk. [preceeded by ke.]
      pā ʻoma - baking pan (preceded by ke).
      pā pahiolo - saw blade (with ke)
      pā pālahalaha - platter (preceded by ke). lit., flat plate.
      pā palai - frying pan (preceded by ke).
      pā palai - frying pan (preceded by ke).
      pā peleki - brake disk (preceded by ke).
      pā pepa₁ - paper plate or dish (preceded by ke).
      pā pepa₂ - output tray (e.g. for computer printer)
      pā piki - petri dish (preceded by ke).
      pā sēdē - CD
      pā wai - water dish (preceded by ke).
      pā wai₁ - water trough or container. (preceded by ke).
      pā wili - dial (preceded by ke). lit., circular object (for) twisting.
          ʻau pā palai - frying pan handle (preceded by ke).
          hakahaka pā - disk space, as on computer hard drive or floppy disk. lit., disk vacant space.
          haka kaulaʻi pā - dish rack. lit., rack (for) drying dishes.
          heluhelu pā - see mīkini heluhelu pā, co-processor unit (CPU)...
          holoi pā - to wash dishes
          hū pā ipu - small bulging upper part of a gourd.
          kahi holoi pā - sink (basin).
          kakena pā kūloko - floppy drive (internal)
          kakena pā kūwaho - floppy drive (external)
          kāwele pā - dish towel; to wipe dishes with a towel.
          lumi waiho pā - pantry. lit., room for leaving plates.
          māhele pā - disk partitioning, in a computer hard drive. lit., disk division.
          mīkini heluhelu pā - co-processor unit (CPU), as for a computer. lit., machine (for) reading ....
          mīkini holoi pā - dishwasher. lit., machine (for) washing dishes.
          mīkini pā sēdē - CD player
          pahu pā - meat safe, cupboard. lit., dish box.
          waihona pā - cupboard for dishes
          waihona pā ipu - cupboard.
  pā₃ - mother-of-pearl shell (Pinctada margaritifera); pearl-shell lure; ....
      pā ānuenue - pearl-shell lure named for the rainbow (ānuenue).
      pā hau₂ - white pearl-shell lure or shell.
      pā hī aku - bonito hook; lure EH
      pā ʻiʻo - fishhook baited with flesh; to remove flesh from bones, as of fish.
      pā kau ulua - hook for ulua, fish.
      pā kualau - pearl-shell lure that is dark-colored inside. lit., showery lure.
      pā mae - pearl-shell lure with variegated colors, as of red, white, blue. lit., fading ....
      pā paʻa₁ - a sturdy mother-of-pearl; a strong .
  pā₄ - a broadly used loaʻa-type word, said of drinking, hearing, feeling, and ....
      pā ʻana a ka lā - sunshine
      pā ʻia e ke Kona - hit by the Kona wind
      pā i ka leo - hurt feelings, rebuked
      pā i ka makau - wary (as a fish)
      pā i ka ʻū - grief-stricken
      pā i ka ʻupena - wary (as a fish)
      pā i ke kai nui - struck by a big sea
      pā ʻili - to touch the skin.
      pā ʻili - see lāʻau make pā ʻili, contact poison...
      pā ka lā - The sun shines
      pā kōnane - to shine brightly, of the moon.
      pā lala - to strike obliquely, as wave or wind.
      pā lihi - to touch lightly, graze.
      pā makani - to blow, of the wind; wind-blown.
      pā nihi - var. of pā lihi, touch lightly...
      pā nō lilo! - touch and gone (as of a stolen object)!
      pā uila - electrolysis; to be affected by electrolysis. lit., touched (by) electricity.
      pā uma - standing wrist wrestling: the players face each other, and each grasps the other's ....
      pā umauma - same as paʻiāuma, to slap the chest, as in grief. fig., to show grief, wail in lamentation...
      pā wai₂ - to have water, take a sip or drink.
      pā wale - susceptible, vulnerable.
          hoʻokūkū pā puni - round-robin, as in sports. lit., tournament touching round.
          kaha pā kaʻawili - to draw a spiralateral.
          kaha pā lihi - tangent, i.e. a line which touches a circle at one point, in math. lit., line ....
          pōhaku hoʻo pā - touchstone.
  pā₅ - a sound; to sound; beat, rhythm, as of a dance; stroke, as of an ....
      pā hiahia - performing art.
      pā ipu₂ - to beat a gourd drum; the drum itself and accompanying chant and sitting dance by ....
      pā kāhea - welcoming call; to call in welcome.
          kiʻi pā - in a hula, tapping the lap or left hand with the base of the ....
  pā₆ - barren, as a female; to have ceased bearing; parched, as land.
  pā₇ - flat top of a hat.
  pā₈ - lowest and highest note in the musical scale, do.
  pā₉ - temporary, fleeting.
  pā₁₀ - section of net attached to a bag in certain types of fishing.
  pā₁₁ - see huina pā, huina pā x, intercept, in math...; x-intercept...
          huina pā - intercept, in math. lit., intersection (by) touching. huina x. x-intercept.
  pā₁₂ - short for paʻa, papa, pāpā...
      pā ʻahu - var. of paʻa ʻahu, a carrier of mats...
      pā kawaūea - relative humidity.
      pā kīʻaha - to hold a glass, as to make a toast; to drink intoxicants EH
      pā paʻa₂ - securely closed, fastened.
      pā wiliʻai - same as papa wili ʻai, mixing board, food trough, board for kneading poi, kneading trough...
           hili pā hā - var. spelling of hili pāhā, four-strand braid; to braid such.
           hili pā kolu - var. spelling of hili pākolu, three-strand braid; to braid such.
           tūtū pā - grandfather, grandpa

pā₁  nvi.
  • fence, wall,
  • corral, pen, sty, enclosure,
  • courtyard,
  • patio,
  • arena,
  • (house) lot, yard,
  • extremity;
  • to build a fence, enclosure.
. cf. pānini. [(MP) PPn *paa, enclosure, fence]

pa  The wall of a city; an inclosure, including the fence and the space inclosed; pa pohaku, a stone wall; pa laau, a stick fence; pa hipa, a sheep fold. A hall; an open court. v. see pa, a fence. To hedge in with a fence; to inclose; e pa laau, to make a stick fence.

pā₂  n. (preceded by ke).
  • dish, plate, pan;
  • elongated food bowl used for meat or fish;
  • flat basin;
  • phonograph record, disk
. cf. halepā. [PPn *paa, plate, platter, bowl]FIS

kopa mīkini holoi dishwasher soap

mīkini holoi dishwasher

  n. disk (preceded by ke). FIS

hoʻomakastartup disk

kamepiulacomputer disk

maʻemaʻeblank disk

malulefloppy disk

paʻalokohard disk

paʻaloko weheremovable hard disk

polokalamuprogram disk

pa  s. The name of any material having a flat surface, as a board (see PAPA), a plate, a server, a pan; pa wili ai, a poi board; pa holoi, a basin to wash in; pa hao, an iron pan. NOTE.—With this meaning, pa takes ke for its article.

pā₃  n.
  • mother-of-pearl shell (Pinctada margaritifera);
  • pearl-shell lure;
  • fishhook
(cf. pā ʻiʻo, pā kau ulua). Both ke and ka are used with pā₃.
[(OC) PPn *paa, fish-hook (trolling)] [pā kua hūhū: He ʻano pā lawaiʻa e huaʻi ai ke kai i ka huki ʻia ma kona kua.]FIS

ā eoa successful pā lure

haushell with white on inside

maevariegated shell; lit., faded shell

pa  A kind of fish-hook for taking the aku or bonito.

pā₄  nvs., nvi. a broadly used loaʻa-type word, said of drinking, hearing, feeling, and activity of wind, sun, moon; also used as a noun with similar meanings.
  • touch, contact, reach
  • get
  • gain control of
  • hit
  • experience
  • blow (as wind)
  • shine (as moon or sun)
  • hear
  • drink
. cf. pā kāhea, pā wai. (Gram. 4.4)   [PPn *paa, slap, strike against] [1. ka hana a ka makani a me ka lā. 2. loaʻa pono i ka pōhaku a mea like i kīloi a kī ʻia paha iā ʻoe; loaʻa pono i nā huaʻōlelo a hoʻopuka manaʻo ʻē aʻe paha e hoʻouna ʻia ana iā ʻoe.]₁₄FIS

E hele aku ʻoe e hoʻopā i ke kahuna pule.Go and see if you can get the minister to help, put a "touch" to him.

hoʻopāabout the same as pā₄; to touch; to try out, test

hoʻopā ikito touch lightly or cautiously; to eat or drink sparingly

ka ʻana a ka sunshine

Mālama o lilo i ka lima ā .Watch out or [it] will disappear into [someone's] hands and be taken away.

Mālama o .Watch or you'll be hurt. (ON 2122)

ʻO ka kōnane a ka mahina.The bright touch of the moon. (song)

i ka leoto be struck by a voice, i.e., to be told something that hurts the feelings, to be rebuked

i ka makau.Touched by a hook [said of a fish that has been hooked and then, having escaped, is very wary].

i ka ʻupena.Touched by a net [sald of a fish that has escaped a net and is wary].

ka ʻaito taste food

ka ʻāina ʻoe.You'll get control of the land. (FS 133)

kanakato have sexual experience; lit., touch someone

kīʻahato touch a tumbler; to sip intoxicants

lilo.Touch and gone [of a stolen object]. (ON 2597)

pōhaku hoʻopātouchstone

Pualalea Mauna Loa i ka a ka .Mauna Loa is bright with the touch of sun. (chant)

Ua maila kuʻu lima iāʻoe.You touched my hand.

pa  v. To touch; to tap lightly; to strike gently. Puk. 19:12. To touch, i. e., to injure or hurt. Zek. 2:8.

pā₅  nvi.
  • a sound; to sound;
  • beat, rhythm, as of a dance;
  • stroke, as of an instrument;
  • thump of a gourd down on a pad, with one quick slap of the fingers as the gourd is raised;
  • signal to begin a dance or drumming.

maila ka leo hone o ka waiolina.The sweet sound of a violin reached here.

pa  To beat; to strike heavily; to strike suddenly, as a gust of wind. Iob. 1:19. Ke pa mai nei ka makani, the wind strikes us. To strike, i. e., to bite, as a serpent. To strike, i. e., to hit, as a stone thrown. 1 Sam. 17:49. A pa iho la o Kiwalao i ka pohaku, Kiwalao was hit by a stone. To sound; to ring, as metal struck; to strike upon the ear, as music; to break; to crack.

pā₆  vs.
  • barren, as a female;
  • to have ceased bearing;
  • parched, as land.
[PPn *paʻa, barren (of a woman)]

hoʻopāto procure barrenness, as by prayer or medication

ʻO Kila wahine.Kila, the last born of the woman.

pa  adj. Barren, as a female; applied to men or animals. 1 Sam. 2:5. Dry; parched; cracked, as land; broken. v. see pa, adj. To be barren or childless; applied to females of animals or men.

pā₇  n. flat top of a hat.

pā₈  n. lowest and highest note in the musical scale, do. MUS

  n. do, the first note on the musical scale. see pākōlī. MUS

pā₉  vs. temporary, fleeting.

he nohona waletemporary residence

pā₁₀  n. section of net attached to a bag in certain types of fishing. FIS NET

pā₁₁  see huina pā, intercept, in math..., huina pā x, x-intercept... MTH

pā₁₂  short for paʻa, papa, pāpā...

pa  The extremity; the furthest point of a thing. Mar. 13:27. A remnant or piece; the same as apana. NOTE.—This meaning also takes ke for its article. A species of yam. A kind of shell-fish somewhat large, of the clam or muscle kind. A brazen grate; he pa keleawe, manamana, pukapuka. To shoot or throw, as an arrow of sugar-cane (a pastime for boys.) To be given up, as property taken in war; nonoi aku la ke kahuna, i aku la, i pa ka aina ia kaua, the priest asked a favor, and said, let the land (conquered) be given to us two. Hoo. Causative of most of the foregoing definitions. To lay hold of; to cause one thing to approach or touch another.



see below...

  paʻa₁ - a common and broadly used loaʻa-type word; many meanings depend on ....
      paʻa ʻahu - a carrier of mats (Kep. 129), a heap of mats.
      paʻa ʻāina - landholder; to hold land.
      paʻa ea - airtight. lit., hold air.
      paʻa i ka hana - busy, employed
      paʻa i ka lakaʻia - locked
      paʻa i ka limu - moss-grown
      paʻa i ka mana o - under the spell of
      paʻa i ka noe - misty
      paʻa i ka ʻole - deny persistently
      paʻa i ka ʻūkele - stuck in the mud
      paʻa i ka waihoʻoluʻu - colored
      paʻa i nā mele - poetic
      paʻa ipu kuha - bearer of the chief's spittoon.
      paʻa ka hanu - smother
      paʻa kāhili - bearer of the royal feather standard; to carry a kāhili.
      paʻa ka houpo - The stomach is full
      paʻa ka manaʻo - dedicated, devoted, determined
      paʻa ke kelepona - the telephone is busy
      paʻa kūʻauhau - versed in genealogy
      paʻa lau - those holding a lau, dragnet; to hold the lau.
      paʻa likelike - suit, as in a deck of playing cards. Niʻihau.
      paʻa lima - held in the hand; handle.
      paʻa lima - held in the hand, hand-held.
      paʻa loa - firmly established or imbedded, obstinate
      paʻa luhi - overcome with weariness.
      paʻa lula ʻole - uncouth
      paʻa manaʻo - firm in one's memory; memorized.
      paʻa mau₁ - regular, customary, usual. lit., continually fixed.
      paʻa mau₂ - sustained.
      paʻa mau noʻonoʻo - a keepsake, memento; to keep a thought of something. lit., hold continued thinking.
      paʻa mele - one learned in songs, versed in songs
      paʻa moʻolelo - versed in lore, legends, history, tradition; documented in such; one so versed.
      paʻa mua - ready-made, as clothes.
      paʻa ʻole - rickety, not secure, unbound
      paʻa ʻole ke kahua - insecure
      paʻa pāhemohemo - remember imperfectly
      paʻa pela - committed to memory. Niʻihau.
      paʻa poepoe - globe, circular solid, sphere. lit., round solid.
      paʻa pōhaku - lithified. lit., solidified (into) rock.
      paʻa pono - complete
      paʻa uma - a type of hand wrestling in which each player tried to push his opponent's hand back ....
      paʻa walu - octagon.
          ʻai kalo paʻa - unpounded taro. Fig., difficult problem that must be chewed, as whole taro.
          ʻaila paʻa - thick grease.
          ʻai paʻa - cooked taro pounded into a hard mass not mixed with water, sometimes ....
          aniani paʻa lima - hand mirror.
          aniani paʻa lima - hand mirror. also aniani lima.
          ʻauwai paʻa - conduit, solid ditch.
          ʻea hanu paʻa - condition of frequent colds. lit., ʻea with hardened breath.
          ʻea wāhi paʻa - osteomalacia, gradual softening of the bones.
          ʻekeʻeke paʻa lima - var. spelling of ʻeke paʻa lima, handbag...
          ʻeke paʻa lima - handbag, hand basket, briefcase.
          ʻeleʻele paʻa - coal-black.
          hālāwai paʻa mau - regular meeting
          hale paʻa - permanent building.
          hanu paʻa - a head cold; stifled breathing; to have such.
          hiamoe paʻa loa - fast asleep; deep sleep.
          hiwa paʻa - coal-black, entirely black, solid-black. (A puaʻa hiwa might have a few white ....
          hoʻonoho paʻa - caus/sim of noho paʻa, to live permanently; to settle down; to be established...
          hua paʻa - constant term, in math. lit., fixed result.
          huki leo paʻa - stroke that impedes speech.
          ʻili paʻa - an ʻili land division complete in one section, as distinguished from an ʻili lele.
          kaʻe paʻa - selvage of cloth. lit., solid edge.
          kāhili paʻa lima - small kāhili carried in the hand.
          kahua paʻa - terra firma, the solid earth. Fig., security.
          kahua paʻa₂ - home screen, in a computer program. see papa kuhikuhi kahua paʻa.
          kālā paʻa - coin, as distinguished from kālā pepa.
          kalo paʻa - cooked unpounded taro.
          kālua paʻa - to bake whole, as a pig.
          kanu paʻa - bury (whole, as a body)
          kaula paʻa lima - leash. lit., rope held hand.
          kelepona paʻa lima - cell phone
          kinona paʻa - solid figure, in math. lit., solid shape.
          kohu paʻa - three-dimensional or 3D, as a picture or movie. lit., like three-dimensional. ....
          kuala paʻa - same as kuala₃, cooked, unpounded taro.
          kukui paʻa lima - flashlight. lit., light hold hand.
          kūlana paʻa - standard, as weight or money.
          kula noho paʻa - boarding school. lit., school staying fixed.
          kulu hau paʻa - icicle. lit., drop [of] hard dew.
          lako paʻa - hardware, as for a computer. lit., solid gear.
          lani paʻa - firmament. lit., solid heaven.
          leho paʻa - a cowry of a solid color, as Cypraea mauritiana.
          leo paʻa - deaf-mute, dumb person. lit., held voice.
          loaʻa paʻa mau - sustained yield, as in crop production. lit., constant harvest.
          manawa paʻa mau - regular or usual time
          mea paʻa - holder
          mea paʻa ipu hao - pot holder
          mea paʻa molaki - mortgagee
          mea paʻa moʻo kūʻauhau - genealogist
          mimi paʻa - inability to urinate. lit., closed urine.
          momona paʻa - tallow, the fat of cattle and sheep, melted down and rehardened; used in making ....
          nākiʻi ā paʻa - tighten
          noho paʻa - to live permanently; to settle down; to be established.
          ʻōlelo paʻa - precept, command, vow, promise, oath, statute.
          ʻōpū paʻa - the ability to go a long time without eating; to fast for a long time; one who can ....
          pahi paʻa uma - drawknife. lit., knife solid [at] chest.
          paiki paʻa lima - var. spelling of paiki paʻalima, handbag.
          pani paʻa - blockage
          pā paʻa₂ - securely closed, fastened.
          pāpale paʻa - hard hat (construction), helmet.
          papani a paʻa - block (obstruct)
          pelena paʻa - hardtack.
          pena paʻa mania - enamel. lit., paint (that) hardens smooth.
          pili paʻa - to stick firmly, associate constantly; to live in harmony; to ....
          pili paʻa loa - inalienable
          pōʻai ʻia ā paʻa i ka hau - icebound
          pōhaku paʻa - firm, solid rock, basalt; general name for hard rocks, such as were used for adzes.
          pokipoki kua paʻa - lit., hard-backed pokipoki.
          pono e pili paʻa loa - inalienable rights
          pono paʻa mau - fixtures.
          poʻo paʻa - hardheaded, stubborn, obstinate, unreasonable, set in one's ways.
          pūʻuo paʻa - closed population, where there is no emigration or immigration, in science.
          ukali paʻa male - bridal attendants
          ʻulu paʻa - cooked but unpounded breadfruit.
          ʻūmiʻi paʻa - clasp (firmly), interlocked
          wahi paʻa - stronghold
          waiwai paʻa - real estate, property that cannot be moved.
  paʻa₂ - pair, couple; couplet.
      paʻa helu - number pair.
      paʻa kāmaʻa - pair of shoes.
      paʻa lio - team of horses.
      paʻa male - married couple.
      paʻa male hou - bridal couple.
      paʻa manehu kūʻēʻē - action-reaction pair, i.e. two forces having equal strength but opposite directions, ....
      paʻa ʻohenānā - binoculars. lit., pair (of) telescopes.
          huinahā paʻa pilipā - trapezoid. lit., quadrilateral (with one) pair (of) parallel (sides).
          kohe lua paʻa - same as kohe lua, double-barbed, of a fishhook...
  paʻa₃ - suit of clothes.
      paʻa kapa - garments
      paʻa lole - suit (clothing)
      paʻa lole komo - suit (clothing)
      paʻa lole makalike - var. spelling of paʻalole makalike, uniform, as of military.
          lole i paʻa mua - ready-made clothes
  paʻa₄ - stratum, foundation, especially paʻailalo, earth, and paʻailuna, heavens.
  paʻa₅ - extremity, border.
  paʻa₆ - type of sweet potato, pronunciation not certain.

paʻa₁  nvs. a common and broadly used loaʻa-type word; many meanings depend on qualifying words...
  • firm, solid, tight, solidified, adhering, durable, fast, fixed, stuck, secure, closed,
  • jelled, congealed, frozen, hard, sound (as wood),
  • busy, occupied, engaged,
  • definite, steadfast, permanent;
  • finished, completed, whole, complete,
  • learned, memorized, mastered, retained, kept permanently;
  • stubborn, determined,
  • constipated,
  • solid or fast, as colors;
  • sturdy, as cloth, furniture;
  • strong and vigorous;
  • versed in, learned in;
  • to hold, bear, one who holds, a bearer;
  • keep, detain, withhold;
  • a solid, as in geometry;
  • to wear well, as clothes;
  • to look well or not show age, of a person.
. see paʻa kāhili. (Gram. 4.4)   bc ILL MUS

ʻaila paʻathick grease

E loaʻa ai ke anapaʻa o paʻa.Obtaining the cubic content of a solid.

E paʻa ā paʻa ʻolua i ke kaula.Hold fast to the rope.

hana paʻasteady work

Hoʻonoho ihola lākou iāia ma kahi paʻa.They put him in custody. (Nah. 15.34)

hoʻopaʻaTo make fast, firm, hard, tight, solid; to bind, attach, moor, snub, hold fast to, hold back, keep, restrain, confine, detain, withhold, reserve, close, catch; to learn, memorize, master, study, complete, fix; to record, as music; to plug or seal, as a hole; to subscribe, as to a newspaper; to order, reserve, register; to insist on, persist; to insure; to bolt, as a door; to muzzle (Kanl. 25.4) ; drummer and hula chanter (the memorizer); insurance. cf. hoʻopaʻa haʻawina, mea hoʻopaʻa, ʻōlelo hoʻopaʻa

hoʻopaʻa aʻo hanaapprentice

hoʻopaʻa haoto weld

hoʻopaʻa i ka hauto freeze (i.e., ice solidifies)

Hoʻopaʻa i kāna ʻae.Holding back his consent.

Hoʻopaʻa ihola lāua ā ʻelua i berita.The two together sealed a covenant. (Kin. 21.27)

hoʻopaʻa inoato register, enroll

hoʻopaʻa kuleanato copyright, establish ownership

hoʻopaʻa lehoto get calluses from work

hoʻopaʻa manawato make an appointment

hoʻopaʻa moʻoleloto keep the minutes; to record a story

hoʻopaʻa olalife insurance

I hoʻopaʻa mai lākou iho.To bind themselves [as under contract to a chief]. (Nak. 27)

I paʻa ke kino i ka lāʻau.That the body be strengthened by medicine.

kanu paʻato bury whole, as a body

leka i hoʻopaʻa ʻiaregistered letter

Mai paʻa i ka leo, he ʻole ka hea mai.Do not withhold the voice, or refuse to call to us. [said by one wishing permission to enter a hula]. (hula password)

Mai paʻa ʻoe iaʻu.Don't detain me.

mea hoʻopaʻastopper

mea paʻa ipu haoa pot holder

mea paʻa molakimortgagee

lole i paʻa muaready-made clothes

noho paʻapermanent residence

paʻa ā paʻaheld fast

Paʻa i ka hana.Very busy working.

paʻa i ka ʻoleto deny persistently

paʻa i ka ʻūkelestuck in the mud

Paʻa ka hale hou.The new house is finished.

Paʻa ka manaʻo.Determined in thought; to have made up one's mind.

Paʻa ka puka.The door is closed.

Paʻa ka wai ā lilo i hau.Water solidified into ice.

Paʻa ke kelepona.The telephone line is busy.

Paʻa mai me ona lole ʻauʻau.Bring some bathing suits too.

Paʻa maila ʻo uka i kānaka.The shore was packed solid with people. (FS 71)

paʻa meleone versed in songs

Paʻa ʻoia ma ka pono.He is steadfast in righteousness.

Ua hoʻopaʻa au i mau noho no māua i ka ʻaha mele.I reserved some seats for us at the concert.

Ua paʻa iāia ka waha o ka poʻe Sadukaio.He had silenced the mouths of the Sadducees. (Mat. 22.34)

Ua paʻa kaʻu haʻawina.My lesson is learned.

uku hoʻopaʻainsurance premium

uku paʻafixed salary

paʻa  n. geometric solid. cf. hoa like, paukū. see kuʻina paʻa, pena paʻa mania.

hua paʻaconstant term, in math

vs. three-dimensional, in math. cf. papa. MTH

kiʻiʻoniʻoni kohu paʻa3D movie

kinona paʻathree-dimensional figure

kohu paʻathree-dimensional or 3D, as a picture or movie

vs. closed, as a frame in a computer program. cf. kaʻakaʻa. CMP

mōlina paʻaclosed frame

paa  v. To be tight; to be fast; to make tight; hence, to finish a work. Kin. 2:1. Ua paa ka waha, the mouth is shut; he is silenced. Mat. 22:34. To confirm; to establish; to continue permanently the same. To lay hold of; to retain; to secure. To retain in the memory; to keep a secret. To affirm; to assert perseveringly; to affirm positively. To be habituated; to be inclined; to be held under the influence of a person or habit. Hoo. To finish; to decree; to determine. To establish or confirm, as a covenant. Kin. 21:27. To hold fast; to adhere to, as a custom; to affirm strongly. Oih. 12:15. To fix; to hold fast; e hoopaa i ka waha, to muzzle the mouth. Kanl. 25:4. To hold back; to be detained from doing a thing; aole i hiki, ua hoopaa ia ia Kamehameha, he could not (return), he was detained by Kamehameha. see also Kin. 20:6. In geometry, a solid. see paaili and paaililike. adj. Tight; fast; secured; immovable; finished; kahi paa, a place of security, inward. Nah. 15:34. adv. Steadfastly; perseveringly.

paʻa₂  n. pair, couple; couplet. cf. paʻa kāmaʻa, paʻa lio, paʻa male. bc

paa  s. A pair. see pa. A pair; a suit, as of shoes, socks or other clothes. Lunk. 14:12. see also pa lole komo, a suit of clothes. Lunk. 17:10.

paʻa₃  n. suit of clothes. bc

paʻa kapagarments (Lunk. 14.12)

paʻa₄  n. stratum, foundation, especially paʻailalo, earth, and paʻailuna, heavens. bc

paʻa₅  n. extremity, border. bc

paʻa₆  n. type of sweet potato, pronunciation not certain. (For. 5:664–5) bc SWP

pāʻā  var. spelling of paʻaʻā₁, fiber...

pāʻā₁  same as paʻaʻā₁, paʻaʻā₂, fish, tapa... FIS TAP

pāʻā₂  vs. dry and rocky.

He ʻāina pāʻā.A dry, rocky land.

Pāʻā  placename. land section and cones, Kōloa district, Kauaʻi. lit.: dry, rocky.

paa  v. To blow, as the wind. see pa above; Burnt; scorched; charred.

paʻaʻā₁, pāʻā  n. fiber, as of sugar-cane stalk or of banana sheath (probably a contraction of paʻa, solid, and ʻaʻa, fiber). BAN

paaa  s. The rind of the banana; the skin or outside covering of a cluster of bananas; the fibre of a banana stalk; he ili mawaho o ka pumaia. see aa.

paʻaʻā₂, pāʻā  var. of pāpaʻa₃, cluster of tiny red and yellow feathers tied together fanwise, as presented to a chief to be used for featherwork...

pāʻāʻā₁  n. first stage of growth of the fish akule, 6 or 7 cm. long. cf. halalū. FIS

pāʻāʻā₂  n. inferior tapa made from small lengths of bark. TAP

paaa  adj. see aa. Stony, as land; full of stones; Burnt; scorched.

pā ʻaʻaho, pāʻaʻaho  corral, rail fence (EH)

pāʻaʻaho  var. spelling of pā ʻaʻaho, corral, rail fence

paʻa ʻahu, pā ʻahu  S  n. a carrier of mats (Kep. 129), a heap of mats.

paʻa ʻāina  n.v. landholder; to hold land.

paaalaha  s. A memento; a keepsake. see paumaunoonoo.

paʻaalewa [paʻa·alewa]  vi. flexed-arm hang. lit., hanging fixed.

paʻaaloha [paʻa·aloha]  same as paʻaloha, keepsake, memento, souvenir...

paʻa ea  vs. airtight. lit., hold air.

he hōkelo paʻa eaan airtight container

paʻahana₁ [paʻa·hana]  nvs.
  • industrious, busy, hard-working;
  • workman, laborer, worker, industry.

paahana  v. Paa and hana, to work. To be busy; to work constantly. s. One busily engaged; a workman. 2 Oihl. 34:10. A mechanic; an artificer. Kin. 4:22. A tradesman.

paʻahana₂ [paʻa·hana]  n. implement, tool, utensil, furnishings. (Nah. 7.1) bc

mea paʻahanatool, workman

paahana  adj. Instruments, fixtures, or what belongs or accompanies other things. Nah. 7:1.

Paʻahana [Paʻa-hana]  placename. street, Kaimukī, Honolulu, perhaps named for the lady at Mānana, ʻEwa, made famous in the long song, "Paʻahana" (Elbert and Mahoe 84). lit.: hard working.

paʻahao₁ [paʻa·hao]  nvi. prisoner, convict; to be imprisoned. bc

hale paʻahaoprison, jail

hoʻopaʻahaoto make a prisoner

hoʻopaʻahao pono ʻolefalse imprisonment

paahao  v. Paa and hao, iron. To be iron bound; to be a prisoner. Ier. 32:2. s. Paa and hao, iron. One bound; a prisoner. Epes. 4:1. One bound to work; a servant; one who obeys another. The system of work under the Hawaiian Government in which the common people worked out their taxes; he koele, he hana aupuni. adj. Made fast; iron bound; bolted. see halepaahao. Wahi paahao, a prison. Ier. 37:15. Lua paahao, a dungeon.

paʻahao₂ [paʻa·hao]  n. proceeds (as pigs, sweet potatoes or taro) paid to holders of land on which tenants worked; penalty for failure to pay was imprisonment. cf. lā paʻahao, loʻi paʻahao. bc SWP TAR

paʻahapa [paʻa·hapa]  FOO

ʻailakele paʻahapaunsaturated fat

paʻahau [paʻa·hau]  vs. frozen. cf. hoʻopaʻahau. see kēkelē.

ʻaila ʻaʻalo paʻahauantifreeze

au paʻahauIce Age

Paʻahau ka wai i ke kēkelē ʻole o ke Kelekia.Water freezes at zero degrees Celsius.

pahu paʻahaufreezer

paʻa helu  n. number pair. MTH

paʻa helu kuhikuhinacoordinates; ordered pair, i.e. two numbers used to give the location of a point on a graph, in math

paaheo  s. see halepaahao. A place of confinement like a prison, dungeon, &c., for criminals; a lele aku kou uhane ma ka paaheo, ma kahi make mau loa.

pā ahi  n. shovel (RSV), fire pan (KJV) (Preceded by ke) (Ier. 52.19) TOO

paahi  s. Pa, pan, and ahi, fire. A fire pan. Ier. 52:19.

paʻahia [paʻa·hia]  pas/imp. of paʻa₁, firm, solid, tight, solidified, adhering, durable, fast, fixed...

paʻahihi [paʻa·hihi]  S  vs. spread here and there.

paahihi  v. Paa and hihi, to spread out. To work here and there; to extend one's operations.

paʻahiku [paʻa·hiku]  n. heptagon.

paʻahono [paʻa·hono]  same as pāhono, mend, sew...

paahono  v. Paa and hono, to stitch. To make fast by tying with a string; to splice; to sew together.

pā ʻahu  S   var. of paʻa ʻahu, a carrier of mats...

paʻa i ka hana  busy, employed (EH)

paʻa i ka lakaʻia  locked (EH)

paʻa i ka limu  moss-grown (EH)

paʻa i ka mana o  under the spell of (EH)

paʻa i ka noe  misty (EH)

paʻa i ka ʻole  deny persistently (EH)

paʻa i ka ʻūkele  stuck in the mud (EH)

paʻa i ka waihoʻoluʻu  colored (EH)

pāʻaila  n. the castor-oil plant (Ricinus communis), an introduced shrub with large lobed leaves and dry prickly seed cases. The seeds contain a dangerous poison. The Hawaiians use the leaves, rubbed on the face, to relieve fever. also kaʻapehā, kamākou, kolī, lāʻau ʻaila. (Neal 509–10)PLA

paʻailalo [paʻa-i-lalo]  n. the earth below.

paʻaʻili  n. a solid, usually with number of sides following, as paʻaʻili hā. lit., surface solid. MTH

paʻaʻili [paʻa·ʻili]  see entries beginning with paʻaʻili. MTH

paaili  s. Paa, a solid, and ili, side; surface. A solid with sides according to the number specified. see below.

paailiha  s. Paaili and ha, four. A solid inclosed by four triangular sides.

paʻaʻili hā  n. four-sided solid (this term was said to be used formerly for a pyramid).

paʻaʻilihā [paʻa·ʻili·]  n. tetrahedron, a space figure with four faces, in math. MTH

paʻaʻili hā like  n. paʻaʻili [a solid, usually with number of sides following] with equal sides.

paailihalike  s. A solid inclosed by four equal and similar triangular sides. Ana Hon. 30.

paʻaʻili iwakālua [paʻaʻili iwa··lua]  n. a twenty-sided solid.

paʻaʻili iwakālua [paʻa·ʻili iwa··lua]  n. icosahedron, a space figure with twenty faces, in math. MTH

paailiiwakalua  s. Paaili and iwakalua, twenty. A twenty-sided solid, the sides being triangles, equal and similar.

paʻaʻili kaulike hiō [paʻaʻili kau·like hiō]  n. oblique parallelepiped. lit., solid leaning similarly.

paailikaulikehio  s. An oblique parallelopiped. Ana Hon. 27.

paʻaʻili kūpono [paʻaʻili ·pono]  n. cube or rectangular parallelepiped. lit., straight solid.

paailikupono  s. A cube or rectangular parallelopiped. Ana Hon. 26.

paʻaʻili lehu lehu [paʻa·ʻili lehu lehu]  n. polyhedron, a space figure with many faces, in math. also paʻaʻili. MTH

paʻaʻili ono  n. six-sided solid, cube; cubic. see ex. , yard.

paʻaʻiliono [paʻa·ʻili·ono]  n. hexahedron, a space figure with six faces, in math; cube, cubic. see paʻaʻiliono analahi, paʻaʻiliono kōkua helu.

ʻīā paʻaʻilionocubic yard

paailiono  s. see paa and ili and ono, six. A solid having six sides. Ana Hon. 26.

paʻaʻiliono analahi [paʻa·ʻili·ono ana·lahi]  n. cube, in math. also paʻaʻiliono. see paʻaʻiliono. MTH

paʻaʻiliono kōkua helu [paʻaʻili·ono ·kua helu]  n. counting cube, in math. lit., cube (to) help count. cf. moena kōkua helu, ʻaukū kōkua helu. also paʻaʻiliono. MTH

paʻaʻili ono like  n. cube. lit., equal six solid.

paailionolike  s. A solid with six equal sides; a cube.

paʻaʻili ʻumikūmālua [paʻa·ʻili ʻumi···lua]  n. dodecahedron, a space figure with twelve faces, in math. MTH

paʻaʻiliʻumi kumamālua [paʻaʻiliʻumi kuma··lua]  n. a twelve-sided solid.

paailiumikumamalua  s. Paaili and umikumamalua, twelve. A twelve sided solid, the sides being equal, i.e., fivesided polygons.

paʻaʻiliwalu [paʻa·ʻili·walu]  n. octahedron, a space figure with eight faces, in math. MTH

paʻailuna [paʻa-i-luna]  n. heavens above.

paʻa i nā mele  poetic (EH)

paʻa ipu kuha  n. bearer of the chief's spittoon.

paʻa ka hanu  smother (EH)

paʻa kāhili [paʻa ·hili]  n.v. bearer of the royal feather standard; to carry a kāhili.

paakahili  s. Paa and kahili, a flybrush. An officer of a high chief who took care of the kahilis; ma kahi e noho ai na 'lii e noho pu no ka paakahili.

paʻa ka houpo  The stomach is full (EH)

paʻakai₁ [paʻa·kai]  n. salt; encrusted discharge in the inner corners of the eyes, as after sleeping. Types of salt are paʻakai lele wai, very fine, dried salt; paʻakai walewale, slimy salt; paʻakai puʻupuʻu, coarse salt; paʻakai lepo, salt mixed with earth; paʻakai ʻulaʻula, salt mixed with ocherous earth. cf. ʻalaea₁. bc [Pn(MQ) *paka-tai, salt]FOO

Lokopaʻakai.Salt Lake City.

paakai  s. Paa and kai, sea water. Salt; that which gives sea water its taste; ke kumu o ke kai. Oihk. 2:13.

paʻakai₂ [paʻa·kai]  n. a variety of taro, usually grown in the uplands, the plant short and stocky; petioles dark-green, edged with red; corm flesh white, used chiefly for poi. bc PLA TAR POI

paakai  A species of kalo.

paʻakai₃ [paʻa·kai]  same as līpaʻakai, a seaweed. bc SWD

paʻakai ʻepesoma [paʻa·kai ʻepe·soma]  n. Epsom salt.

paʻakai hao [paʻa·kai hao]  n. copperas. [iron (II) sulfate]. Ka Hae Hawaii, May 13, 1857

paʻakaiheleleʻi [paʻa·kai·hele·leʻi]  n. a fish, said to be one of the Hemiramphidae. lit., scattered salt. FIS

paʻakai holoi [paʻa·kai holoi]  n. lye (RSV), nitre (KJV) lit., washing salt. (Ier. 2.22)

paʻakai hoʻohanuhanu [paʻa·kai hoʻo·hanu·hanu]  n. smelling salts.

paʻakaihū [paʻa·kai·]  n. effervescent solution.

paʻakai inu [paʻa·kai inu]  n. epsom salts. lit., drinking salt.

paʻakai mikomiko [paʻa·kai miko·miko]  n. a variety of taro. TAR

paʻakai muʻemuʻe [paʻa·kai muʻe·muʻe]  n. alum. lit., bitter salt.

paʻakai ʻulaʻula  salt treated with ocherous earth used to color and flavor it (EH)

paʻa kāmaʻa [paʻa ·maʻa]  n. pair of shoes.

paʻa ka manaʻo  dedicated, devoted, determined (EH)

paʻa kapa  garments (EH)

paʻakea [paʻa·kea]  n.
  • limestone,
  • coral beds, as found on the leeward sides of the islands.
  lit., white hardness.

paakea  s. Name of a stone out of which maika stones were made.

Paʻakea  placename. land section, gulch, and stream, Keʻanae qd., Maui (also called Kapaʻakea). Fishpond near Pearl Harbor, Oʻahu. lit.: coral bed, limestone.

paʻa ke kelepona  the telephone is busy (EH)

paʻakikī [paʻa·kikī]  vs.
  • hard,
  • tough, unyielding;
  • inflexible, arbitrary,
  • compact,
  • difficult,
  • stubborn (Kanl. 9.27) , obstinate.

hoʻopaʻakikīsame as paʻakikī; to cause hardness, obstinacy; to pretend to be hard, stubborn

Mai paʻakikī aku ʻoe i ke anu.Don't be so obstinate about going out in the cold.

paakiki  v. Paa, solid, and kiki, intensive, very, exceeding, &c. To be very hard, as a stone or any solid substance. fig. Applied to the will, to be obstinate; to be self-willed; to be disobedient; to be unyielding to the will of another. Applied to the heart, to be hardhearted; to be unbelieving through perverseness of disposition; to turn away from the influence of truth. Hoo. To harden; applied to substances or to moral qualities. s. Hardness; compactness; applied to the heart, stubbornness; perverseness. Kanl. 9:27. adj. Hard; compact; difficult to do; perverse; disobedient; unbelieving. 1 Sam. 20:30.

paʻakō [paʻa·]  n. dry lowland plain. (Kep. 87)

-paʻakope [-paʻa·kope] 

hoʻopaʻakopecopyright; to copyright

paʻa kūʻauhau  versed in genealogy (EH)

paʻakūkū [paʻa··]  vi. to jell, set firmly, congeal; to clot, as blood; to stiffen, as hard poi; avaricious. POI BOD

hoʻopaʻakūkūto cause to clot, congeal, etc

koko paʻakūkūblood clot

paʻakūkū [paʻa··]  vs. coagulated, as blood. BOD

paakuku  adj. Paa and kuku, to stand. Firmly fixed; immovable; constant. Applied to persons, parsimonious; avaricious.

pā akule  n. fish pond for trapping akule, fish. FIS

-paʻa kuleana 

hoʻopaʻa kuleananvt. Copyright; to copyright

paʻalā₁ [paʻa·]  n. smooth, water-worn ʻalā rock. (FS 153)

Paʻalā₂ [paʻa·]  n. a Maui wind. WIN

Paʻalaʻa [paʻa·laʻa]  see chant, kaʻalani. same as paʻalā₂; MUS

Paʻalaʻa [Paʻa-laʻa]  placename. land section, Haleʻiwa qd., Oʻahu. lit.: sacred firmness.

Paʻalaʻa Uka  placename. land division, Haleʻiwa qd., Oʻahu. lit.: inland Paʻalaʻa.

Paʻalaea  placename. islet (0.16 acres, 40 feet elevation), Waipiʻo qd., Hawaiʻi.

paʻalalo [paʻa·lalo]  n.
  • attendants of a chief;
  • bridal attendants.
[Ka poʻe lawelawe na ke aliʻi.]

paalalo  v. To serve as a favorite or in any manner in the presence of the chief; paalalo malalo ae o ke alii. Paalalo malalo ae o ke Akua, or paalalo i ke Akua.

paʻa lau  n.v. those holding a lau, dragnet; to hold the lau.

paalaumania  s. Paa, solid, and laumania, smooth. A regular or smooth, i. e., a plane solid figure. Ana Hon. 26.

Paʻaleʻa [Paʻa-leʻa]  placename. street, Pālolo, Honolulu. lit.: pleasure-loving.

paʻalia [paʻa·lia]  pas/imp. of paʻa₁, firm, solid, tight, solidified, adhering, durable, fast, fixed...

Eia ʻo Hawaiʻi ua ao, paʻalia i ka pono i ka lima.Here is Hawaiʻi, enlightened, held by justice in the hand. (name song for Liliʻuokalani)

pā ʻaliʻali  n. disk (cultivator) (HE)

paʻaliʻi [paʻa·liʻi]  same as koali ʻai, a morning-glory, when used as a medicine. ILL FLO

paalii  s. The name of a medicine.

paʻa likelike [paʻa like·like]  n. suit, as in a deck of playing cards. Niʻihau. SPO

paʻalima [paʻa·lima]  n. pentagon.

paʻa lima  nvs. held in the hand; handle.

ʻAuhea kuʻu ʻekeʻeke paʻa lima?Where is my handbag?

paʻa lima  vs. held in the hand, hand-held.

aniani paʻa limahand mirror

pānānā paʻa limapocket compass

paʻa lio  n. team of horses.

paʻa loa  firmly established or imbedded, obstinate (EH)

paʻaloha [paʻa·loha]  n. keepsake, memento, souvenir. also paʻaaloha.

paaloha  s. Paa and loha, love. A keepsake; a memento.

paʻaloko [paʻa·loko]  vs. built-in. see kakena paʻaloko, paʻaloko. cf. kūloko. CMP

He mōkema paʻaloko kēia kamepiula.This computer has a built-in modem.

waihona ʻike paʻalokobuilt-in memory, in a computer

paʻa lole  n. suit (clothing) (KAN)

paʻalole, paʻa lole [paʻa·lole]  n. suit of clothes. also paʻalole komo.

paʻalole hele lewa [paʻa·lole hele lewa]  n. space suit. lit., suit (for) walking (in) space. SCI

paʻa lole komo  suit (clothing) (EH)

paʻa lole makalike  n. var. spelling of paʻalole makalike, uniform, as of military. AltSpel WAR

paʻalole makalike, paʻa lole makalike [paʻa·lole maka·like]  n. uniform, as of military. WAR

paʻalua₁ [paʻa·lua]  n. a variety of banana. BAN

paʻalua₂ [paʻa·lua]  n. deuce.

pāʻālua [·ʻā·lua]  n. code. see hoʻopāʻālua, poʻo pāʻālua. CMP

hoʻokala pāʻāluato unencrypt, as a code or computer data

pāʻālua HTMLHTML source code, in computer programming. Lit., HTML code. ([+])

pāʻālua kaʻina hanakey code, as for the order to press keys on a calculator to find an answer

pāʻālua HTML  n. HTML source code, in computer programming. lit. HTML code. [+]CMP

paʻa luhi  S  vs. overcome with weariness.

paaluhi  v. Paa and luhi, fatigue. To work hard; to be overcome with constant hard work.

paʻalula [paʻa·lula]  nvs.
  • formal,
  • according to rule,
  • decorous;
  • to observe rules, as of etiquette; one who observes such rules.

paʻalula ʻoleone with poor manners, uncouth

paʻa lula ʻole  uncouth (EH)

paʻamāhuaola [paʻa··hua·ola]  n. nutrient salts, i.e. the deposits that remain after a liquid has been removed. SCI

paʻa male  n. married couple.

paʻa male hou  n. bridal couple.

paʻa manaʻo  vs. firm in one's memory; memorized.

hoʻopaʻa manaʻoto keep a memorandum, make a record of thoughts, memorize

paʻa manehu kūʻēʻē [paʻa manehu ·ʻē·ʻē]  n. action-reaction pair, i.e. two forces having equal strength but opposite directions, in science. lit., opposing force pair. SCI

paʻa mau₁  vs. regular, customary, usual. lit., continually fixed.

hālāwai paʻa maucustomary or regular meeting

manawa paʻa mauusual or regular time

paʻa mau₂  vs. sustained.

loaʻa paʻa mausustained yield, as in crop production

paʻamau₃ [paʻa·mau]  n. default, as in a computer program. CMP

Ua hoʻopaʻa ʻia ke kinona hua paʻamau ma ka Times.The default font is set at Times.

paʻa mau noʻonoʻo [paʻa mau noʻo·noʻo]  nvs. a keepsake, memento; to keep a thought of something. lit., hold continued thinking.

paʻa mele  one learned in songs, versed in songs (EH)

pā a me nā pola like ʻole  china (crockery) (EH)

paʻa moʻolelo [paʻa moʻo·lelo]  nvs. versed in lore, legends, history, tradition; documented in such; one so versed.

paʻa mua  vs. ready-made, as clothes.

paʻamua₁ [paʻa·mua]  nvs. gaseous condition of the bowels, to have such. ILL

paamua  s. A movement of wind in the bowels; a rushing; an opposition to some movement.

paʻamua₂ [paʻa·mua]  n. dam, windbreak.

paʻamua₃ [paʻa·mua]  nvs. steadfast in prayer for the welfare of the family, one so steadfast. (rare.

paamua  One who continues daily in prayer.

paʻanā [paʻa·]  same as paʻapaʻanā₁, paʻapaʻanā₂.

ana  n. balancing tray for scales (preceded by ke). lit., measuring plate. SCI

pā ʻana a ka lā  sunshine (EH)

paʻanaʻau [paʻa·naʻau]  vs. memorized, remembered. lit., fixed intestines.

hoʻopaʻanaʻauto memorize

paʻanehe [paʻa·nehe]  same as palanehe, noiseless, quiet, dainty, deft... (rare.

paʻanehe mālalaioa  skilled (EH)

pāʻani  nvt. play, sport, game, amusement, joke; joking, playing, amusing, playful; to play, sport. bc [Pn(CE) *paakani, to compete]SPO MUS

he mea hoʻopāʻania game

hoʻopāʻanito make sport, cause to play, joke, playful

mea pāʻanitoy, plaything

pāʻani hewafoul

pāʻani kinipōpōto play ball; ballplayer

pāʻani lapafrolic. cf. hoʻokani, to play music

pāʻani pepato play cards

paani  v. To play; to sport. Puk. 32:8. To have the enjoyment and pastime of children; to wrestle; to box; to run races, &c. s. A play; a sport; a playing, as among children enjoying a pastime; a general name for play, sport, exercise; the enjoyment of a pastime; he paani pono kekahi, he paani pono ole kekahi. NOTE.—The Hawaiians anciently spent much of their time in paani or games or lealea (sensual gratifications.) adj. Belonging to play or amusement; trifling; hale paani, a theater. Oih. 19:29.

Pāʻani  placename. street near lower University Avenue, Honolulu. lit.: play, sport.

paaniani  n. var. spelling of pāaniani₁, spanner, an instrument for making rope of hair or yarn; spun yarn. AltSpel

pā aniani [ ani·ani]  n. glass dish (preceded by ke).

pāaniani₁, paaniani [·ani·ani]  n. spanner, an instrument for making rope of hair or yarn; spun yarn. same as pāniani₁;

pāaniani [·ani·ani]  n. yarn. see kā pāaniani.

pāaniani₂ [·ani·ani]  vs. clear. same as pāniani₂; (rare.

pāʻani hewa  foul (in sports) (EH)

pāʻani iwi [·ʻani iwi]  vt. to play dominoes. lit., play bones. see iwi pāʻani. SPO

pāʻani kinipōpō  to play ball, to play baseball, ballplayer (EH)

pāʻani koho  guessing game (EH)

pāʻani kohokoho [pāʻani koho·koho]  n.v. guessing game, puzzle; to play such games.

pāʻani lāʻau  n. any stick game.

pāʻani lapa  frolic (EH)

pāʻani mū  n. checkers (KAN)

pāʻani pepa  to play cards (EH)

pāʻani wale  to trifle (EH)

pā ānuenue [ ā·nue·nue]  n. pearl-shell lure named for the rainbow (ānuenue). WIN

Pāʻao₁  n. name of a star, said to be one of a large group resembling a double canoe. Pāʻao was a famous priest said to have conveyed a colony from Central Polynesia to Hawaiʻi. STA CAN

Pāʻao₂  a priest from Tahiti who landed at Puna, Hawaii. He built the heiau Moʻokini at Hawaiʻi, and is said to have introduced human sacrifice, walled heiaus, red-feather girdles as a sign of rank, taboo songs, the prostrating taboo, and the feather god Kāʻili. He made a return trip to Kahiki. (HM 370)

pāʻaoʻao₁  {pā-₂ + ʻaoʻao₁} vs. sideways, one-sided.

kau pāʻaoʻaoto place on the side

paaoao  adj. Pa and aoao, side. lit. By sides; sideways; on one side; one-sided.

pāʻaoʻao₂  n. latent childhood disease, with physical weakening; a general term for ailments. (rare.ILL

kahuna hāhā pāʻaoʻaopractitioner who felt (hāhā) infants to see if they had pāʻaoʻao disorders

paaoao  s. A sickness; a weakness, mostly of children; want of strength; mai paaoao, hemo ke kino e.

paaoaoa  s. By transposition of letters, the same as paaoao, sickness.

paʻa ʻohenānā [paʻa ʻohe··]  n. binoculars. lit., pair (of) telescopes.


hoʻopaʻaolalife insurance; to get life insurance

paʻa ʻole  rickety, not secure, unbound (EH)

paʻa ʻole ke kahua  insecure (EH)

paʻaʻololaha [paʻa·ʻolo·laha]  n. ovoid. MTH

paʻaoloulu [paʻa·oloulu]  n. young loulu palm leaves, as used in making hats.

paʻaʻomo [paʻa·ʻomo]  n. molded figure, the object that is created through casting or using a mold. see hakaʻomo, kumuʻomo.[+]

paʻaono [paʻa·ono]  n. hexagon.

paʻapaʻa₁ [paʻa·paʻa]  n. dispute, argument, quarrel.

hoʻopaʻapaʻato argue, dispute; argument, quarrel

paapaa  To contend in words; to contradict; to dispute contentiously. Hoo. To contend in dispute; to chide. Lunk. 8:1. To be at strife. 2 Sam. 19:9. A disputing; a reasoning. Iob. 13:6. Hoo. Disputation; altercation; strife. Kanl. 1:12.

paʻapaʻa₂ [paʻa·paʻa]  same as pāpaʻa₁, burned... PCP *pakapaka.

Ua paʻapaʻa lākou alelo i ka make wai.Their tongues burned with thirst. (Isa. 41.17)

paapaa  v. see paa, burnt. To burn; to scorch; to be consumed by fire; e aiia e ke ahi. To suffer thirst; to be thirsty. s. A dryness; a thirst; a parching or cracking, as the earth in the sun. adj. Burned; baked hard; parched; thirsty.

paʻapaʻa₃ [paʻa·paʻa]  n. a fish (Dascyllus albisella). FIS

paapaa  s. Name of a species of fish.

paʻapaʻa₄ [paʻa·paʻa]  n. a kind of sugar cane. also hoʻopaʻapaʻa. SUG

paapaa  Bound tightly; made fast. see paa.

paʻapaʻaʻina₁ [paʻa·paʻaʻina]  nvs. brittle, crisp, crackling; to snap, crackle. [Ke kani ʻana e like me ka paukū lāʻau e haki ʻia ana.]

hoʻopaʻapaʻaʻinato make a crackling sound, etc

ka paʻapaʻaʻina o kākalaioathe crackling of thorns (Kekah. 7.6)

paʻapaʻaʻina  vs. crisp or brittle, as dry hala leaves.

paapaaina  see paapaa, to burn. To crackle, as small, light fuel in burning. Kekah. 7:6. To make any indistinct noise like cracking, parching, &c. s. The crackling of brush wood or small sticks in burning. The squeaking of shoes; the breaking, snapping, &c., of cords or strings.

paʻapaʻaʻina₂ [paʻa·paʻaʻina]  n. a variety of taro. TAR

paapaaina  v. see paina, to eat. To eat; to take food.

paʻapaʻaʻina₃ [paʻa·paʻaʻina]  n. a variety of sweet potato. SWP

paapaaina  A separating of one thing from another; lohe aku la au i ka paapaaina ana mai o kapuai mahope o maua ma ka lihi o ke kai; alaila, i aku la no hoi au ia ia nei, heaha la hoi neia mea e paapaaina mai nei?

paʻapaʻakai [paʻa·paʻa·kai]  vs. salt-encrusted.

paʻapaʻana  vi. var. spelling of paʻapaʻanā₂, to hurry, hasten. AltSpel

paʻapaʻanā₁ [paʻa·paʻa·]  vt. to ease, as pain; to soothe; to entertain, amuse.

hoʻopaʻapaʻanāto cause pain to be soothed; to entertain

paʻapaʻanā mai i ua wahi ʻeha nei onaeasing his little pain

paʻapaʻanā₂, paʻapaʻana [paʻa·paʻa·]  vi. to hurry, hasten. (rare.

paʻapaʻani [paʻa·paʻani]  vt. playful, to play frequently. cf. pāʻani.

paʻa pāhemohemo  remember imperfectly (EH)

paʻapaʻina [paʻa·paʻina]  redup. of paʻina₁, to crackle, snap, click, tick, pop, resound...

leo hurō e paʻapaʻina i ka lewa.The sounds of hurrah burst forth in the air.

pāʻā pāma [·ʻā pāma]  n. raffia, the fiber of the raffia palm of Madagascar. lit., palm fiber. PLA

paʻapani [paʻa·pani]  rare var. of papani, shut off, block...

paapani  v. Paa and pani, to shut. To stop up; to shut, as a door or a gate; to shut close. To stop one in his speech; to make one shut up and be silent. see apaapani.

paʻa pela  vs. committed to memory. Niʻihau. see hoʻopaʻa pela, pela.[+]

paukū paʻa pelamemory verse, as from the Bible

Ua paʻa pela huaʻālelo o ka hīmeni i keiki.The children know the words to the song by heart.

paʻa poepoe [paʻa poe·poe]  n. globe, circular solid, sphere. lit., round solid.

paʻapoepoe [paʻa·poe·poe]  n. sphere, in math.

paapoepoe  s. Paa, solid, and poepoe, round. A circular solid; a globe. Ana Hon. 26.

paʻa pōhaku [paʻa ·haku]  vs. lithified. lit., solidified (into) rock. SCI

He pōhaku ke kumuone i paʻa pōhaku maila i ke au o makahiki he nui loa.Sandstone is a rock which has gone through lithification over a period of many years.

paʻa pono  complete (EH)

paʻapū₁ [paʻa·]  vs.
  • covered with, solid with, teeming with,
  • crowded, congested, as people, fog, or clouds;
  • dense, impervious, nonporous;
  • stifling, stuffy, as a room;
  • thick or coarse, of banana fruit peeling (HP 173).
(Ioba 7.5) bc BAN WIN

hoʻopaʻapūto make crowded, covered with, stifling, etc

paʻapū i ka ulu lāʻauforested, wooded

Paʻapū ka umauma.The chest is stifled [as from a severe attack of asthma].

paʻapū o lokotense, repressed

Ua hoʻopaʻapū lākou i waena ou me ka haunaele.They filled those around you with violence. (Ezek. 28.16)

paapu  v. To crowd; to throng; to be thick together, as a company of persons. To be hurried or bustling with business. To be thick; to cover over a surface. Oihk. 13:12. To be full of a thing. 2 Nal. 6:17. Hoo. To fill, as with confusion. Ezek.28:16. adj. Filled; impervious; solid; not hollow; dark; crowded all together; closely joined; covered up; bound; tied; pouli paapu, thick darkness. Kanl. 15:19. adv. Entirely; wholly; thickly; all together; in great quantities. Puk. 8:2.

paʻapū₂ [paʻa·]  n. density, as of a computer disk. CMP

ʻailakele paʻapūsaturated fat

lākiō paʻapū waispecific gravity, relative gravity

paʻapū pūʻuo kanakapopulation density, for humans only

paʻapū emilow density

paʻapū ʻoihigh density

paapuhea  s. Paapu and hea, indistinctness. A mist; fine rain; a fine cloud like fog.

paʻapūhia [paʻa··hia]  vs. concentrated. cf. kaiaka. see wai kai, hoʻopaʻapūhia.

wai paʻakai paʻapūhiabrine, a concentrated solution of salt or ocean water. also: wai paʻakai

paʻapū i ka uahi  smoky (EH)

paʻapū i ka ulu lāʻau  forested, wooded (EH)

paʻapuna [paʻa·puna]  n. calcareous. SCI

pōhaku paʻapunacalcareous rock, calcium carbonate

paʻapū o loko  repressed, tense (EH)

paʻau  rare var. of paʻaʻā, fiber...

paau  s. see paaa. The skin of a banana stalk.

paʻaua [paʻa·ua]  nvi. hard physical labor or drudgery; a drudge (perhaps contraction of paʻa, hold, and uaua, tough); to work hard. bc

hoʻopaʻauato enslave, overwork, treat as a drudge

paaua  s. A laborer; a workman; a hired man. Isa. 19:10. adj. Hired; working as a hired man.

Pāʻauʻau [-ʻauʻau]  placename. land areas, Honuʻapo, Mauna Loa, and Pāhala qds., Hawaiʻi. Formerly a pond and home, Pearl City peninsula, Oʻahu, famous in song. lit.: bath enclosure.

paʻauhau [paʻau·hau]  n. a variety of sweet potato. SWP

Pāʻauhau [-ʻauhau]  placename. village, gulch, and land sections, Hāmākua, Mauna Kea, and Waikiʻi qds., Hawaiʻi, and site of an indecisive battle between Kamehameha and Keōua (RC 151). Site of a Maui battle (near Kalaeokaʻīlio) in which Kamehameha distinguished himself and saved the life of Kekūhaupiʻo (RC 84). lit.: tribute enclosure.

Paʻauilo  placename. village and elementary and high school, Hāmākua qd., Hawaiʻi.

paʻa uma  n.v. a type of hand wrestling in which each player tried to push his opponent's hand back to his chest (uma); to wrestle thus.

pahi paʻa umadraw knife

paauma  adj. Paa and uma, to push or draw. Fast to the breast, or pulled towards the breast; pahi paauma, a drawing knife; a shave.

paʻawaha [paʻa·waha]  n.v. gag; to gag the mouth. lit., make the mouth solid. (Hal. 39.1)

paawaha  s. Paa, tight, and waha, mouth. A bridle. Hal. 39:1. see kaulawaha.

-paʻa waiwai 

hoʻopaʻa waiwaito insure property; property insurance

paʻa walu  n. octagon.

paʻawela₁ [paʻa·wela]  nvt. a burned area; a scar from burning; to burn.

Ma kahi maikaʻi e paʻawela ana .Instead of beauty, burning. (Isa. 3.24)

paawela  s. Paa, burnt, and wela, heat. A burning; a scar from burning. Isa. 3:24. adj. Burnt; scorched, as the skin by the fire; paawela kona ili i ke ahi.

paʻawela₂ [paʻa·wela]  n. probably a wrasse fish. FIS

Paʻawili [Paʻa-wili]  placename. land section, south Lānaʻi. lit.: held twisting.

CD  see CD.

pā cēdē  CD, compact disk (pronounced pā sēdē). also CD, sēdē).

ʻO Keauhou ka inoa o ka hui hīmeni i hoʻopuke aʻe nei i lākou cēdē mua loa!Keauhou is the name of the group that just realeased their first CD! (Kaua 10-8-16)

padi  var. spelling of pāki₂, paddy...



see below...

  pae₁ - cluster, group; row, margin or bank, as of a taro patch; ....
      pae ʻāina - group of islands, archipelago.
      pae ʻāina - group of islands, archipelago. also pae moku.
      pae awāwa - series of valleys.
      pae kō - cultivation of sugar cane growing along a border.
      pae kuahiwi - mountain range.
      pae kuahiwi mokuhonua - continental divide. lit., mountain range division.
      Pae Kuahiwi Mokuhonua - the Great Divide. lit., continental divide.
      pae lua pele - chain of craters.
      pae mauna kai - chain of seamounts.
      pae moku - group of islands, archipelago. lit., cluster of islands.
      pae moku - group of islands, archipelago. also pae ʻāina. see also pae moku hoaka, island arc.
      Pae Moku Balearika - Balearic Islands.
      Pae Moku Galapagosa - Galapagos Islands.
      pae moku hoaka - island arc. lit., arch archipelago.
      Pae Moku Keimana - Cayman Islands.
      Pae Moku Lāina - Line Islands.
      Pae Moku Mariana - Mariana Islands.
      Pae Moku Mariana ʻĀkau - Northern Mariana Islands.
      Pae Moku ʻo Lalokona - Cook Islands. lit. Rarotonga archipelago.
      Pae Moku Parasela - Paracel Islands.
      pae mokupuni - archipelago.
      Pae Moku Taiete - Society Islands.
      Pae Moku Tuamotu - Tuamotu Islands.
      Pae Moku Tūhaʻapae - Austral Islands.
      Pae Moku Wilikine - Virgin Islands.
      pae niho - row of teeth.
      pae pali kū - palisade. lit., row of vertical cliffs.
      pae pōhaku - a row of stones
      pae puʻu - row or cluster of hills.
      pae pūʻulu meaʻai - food group, i.e. one of the six food groups, in nutrition
  pae₂ - to land, disembark, come ashore; to mount or catch a wave, as of a surf ....
      pae hewa - to stray.
      pae i ka nalu - to ride a wave into shore (surfing)
      pae kānāwai - legal alien; to arrive as a legal alien. lit., come ashore legally.
      pae malū - illegal alien; to arrive as an illegal alien. lit., come ashore illegally.
      pae palaka uila - surge protector
      pae poʻo - see paipo, a short surf board, a body board...
          limu pae - landed seaweed, said of a newcomer or in a bad sense of a drifter, vagabond, or ....
          manu pae - migratory birds
          palaoa pae - whale tooth
          poʻe pae mai - immigration
          pōpoki pae hewa - stray cat
  pae₃ - type of sweet potato, pronunciation uncertain.
  pae₄ - stage, level of development; level of difficulty, as intermediate or ....
      pae ʻakahi akahi - novice level.
      pae holomua - advanced level.
      pae hoʻomaka - beginning or introductory level.
      pae oʻo - varsity, as a league of sports at school. lit., mature level.
      pae ʻōpio - junior varsity, as a league of sports at school. lit., young level.
      pae waena - intermediate level.
          hana komo pae - rite of passage, initiation.
          hoʻokaʻina pae - to rank, as from small to large. lit., put ranks in sequence.
          hoʻokomo pae - to initiate.
          komo pae - passage, initiation, as into a group. lit., enter (a) group.
          papa pae māhū - hermaphrodite (legendary)
  pae₅ - platform, as DOS, UNIX, Macintosh, etc., for a computer program. pae ....

pae₁  nvs.
  • cluster, group;
  • row,
  • margin or bank, as of a taro patch;
  • level, as of a platform.
. cf. pae ʻāina, pae kō, pae moku. bc [Pn(CE) *pae, row, barrier, side] [ʻAoʻao. Pae mauna: he mau mauna a puʻu kohu mauna e waiho ana ma kekahi wahi.]₁₄TAR

hoʻopaeto build up an embankment, row, cluster

I ka hele ʻana o ka imu ā ʻenaʻena, ua ʻōhelo nohoʻi ka lāʻau ulu imu a nonoho a pae like.When the oven is red-hot, the oven-poking stick is pushed around so that [the stones] are in even levels. (Hiʻiaka 98)

pae  n. chain, range, series of geographical features. GEO

pae  s. A cluster; a few; a small company; he pae hao wale, robbers. syn. with poe and puu. A bank of a kalo patch; those parts that are beaten to make them water tight; he mea hana ia ka loi ma na pae e pai mua ai—pakui i ka pohaku ma ua mau pae la—a paa na pae eha. A sign of the plural number; as, keia pae aina or keia pae moku, these islands. Gram. § 86 and 92.

pae₂  vi.
  • to land, disembark, come ashore;
  • to mount or catch a wave, as of a surf rider;
  • washed or drifted ashore.
bc [PPn *paʻe, be cast ashore, drift] [Ka hiki aku o ka waʻa i kahakai. Hiki o ka waʻa a mea holo kai like i uka o ka ʻāina.],,₁₄BIR CAN

ʻAʻole e pae waʻa o ke aliʻi iāʻoe.The chief's canoes cannot land because of you. (Nak. 56)

E ʻai kākou Mahalo, ua pae kēia waʻa.Let's eat. Thanks, this canoe has landed. [i.e., I have eaten]

hoʻopaeto cause to land, reach shore

hoʻopae malūto smuggle, bring in secretly

manu paea bird that lands from afar, as a migratory bird

niho paea loose tooth

pae i ka naluto ride a wave into the shore

palaoa paewhale washed ashore

poʻe pae maiimmigrants

waiwai hoʻopae malū ʻiasmuggled goods

pae  To be carried along by the surf towards the shore; to play on the surf-board; to come to a land, as a boat or canoe; to go ashore from a vessel; to cross a river to the opposite shore. Ios. 4:18. To float ashore from the sea; no na laau hao i pae mua mai, for the timber with iron that had previously floated ashore. Hoo. To land; to put ashore, as a person or goods from a vessel. 1 Nal. 5:9.

pae₃  n. type of sweet potato, pronunciation uncertain. (For. 5:664–5) bc SWP

pae₄  n.
  • stage, level of development;
  • level of difficulty, as intermediate or advanced;
  • rank, as in an orderly arrangement.
  Niʻihau cf. kūlana.
see hoʻokaʻina pae. [He ʻanuʻu o ke ola a hana paha; he ʻanuʻu o nā makahiki o ke ola.]₁₄

pae₅  n. platform, as DOS, UNIX, Macintosh, etc., for a computer program. pae ʻōnaehana. operating system. CMP

paʻē  vs. to strike the ear, as a distant sound. bc [PPn *pakee, sharp sound, crack] [Ka lohe ʻana i ke kani o kekahi mea. Ka pā ʻana o ka pepeiao i kekahi kani mai kahi mamao mai. Hōʻea mai kekahi kani i ka pepeiao.],,₁₄

Paʻē mai ana ka leo o ke kai.The sound of the sea strikes the ears.

pae  To strike upon the ear, as a distant sound; to sound, as from a distance. To be published extensively. A voice; a sound.

pāʻē  nvt. to peel, as bark; a bunch of cleaned bark, as of olonā. (rare.[Pn(CE) *paa-keke, to remove skin, bark by scraping, peeling: *paa-ke(e)ke(e)]

pae  v. To flap or shake, as a sail; to turn one side or be loose, as a tooth; as an adjective, he niho pae, a loose tooth. To lift up; to raise a little. To strip the bark from a tree; to peel off, as the skin of a banana or of a kalo.

paea  n. flint. Eng. (fire). STO TOO

pōhaku paeaflint (Isa. 50.7) ; agate, carbuncle (Isa. 54.12)

paea  adj. Flinty; hard, as a rock. Isa. 50:7. Pohaku paea, a carbuncle. Puk. 28:17. NOTE.—This word is modern; probably it is the Hawaiian pronunciation for the word fire in connection with flint. s. A flint; a fire stone; he pohaku ahi. see the adjective.

paʻea  n. a variety of taro. TAR

paeaea₁ [paea·ea]  nvi. to fish with a light pole offshore; polefishing. FIS

Hele kākou i ka paeaea.Let's go pole-fishing.

kanaka paeaeafisherman

paeaea  The act of catching fish; a iho aku la i ka paeaea aweoweo. Laieik. 206.

paeaea₂ [paea·ea]  nvi. a chant of supplication; to chant thus, perhaps so called as a means of "fishing" for something. (PH 149)FIS MUS

pāeaea₁ [·ea·ea]  vs. smooth, calm, as the sea.

paeaea  Smooth; unruffled, as a smooth sea. see kaipaeaea.

pāeaea₂ [·ea·ea]  n. a variety of fish mentioned as having sharp protuberances. (Malo 46)FIS

paeaea  The name of a species of fish.

pāeaea₃ [·ea·ea]  vt. to signal with the arms. (rare.

paeaea  Striking for or beckoning to one.

pāʻeaʻea  severe (EH)

paeaea  s. see paea. Hardness; severity; cruelty. Conduct contrary to uprightness; ka hana ku like ole me ka pono. v. To strike fire, as with steel and flint. Laieik. 54. adj. Hard; severe; unjust, as a man with his neighbors.

paeaea ʻaʻama [paea·ea ʻaʻama]  n. a method of catching ʻaʻama crabs with a coconut fiber snare on a coconut midrib; it is looped over the crab's eye and jerked upward; to crab thus. CN CRA

paeaea ʻōhiki [paea·ea ʻō·hiki]  n.v. a method of catching ʻōhiki sand crabs, with a blossom, usually nohu, tied to the end of a line as bait; to crab thus. CRA

Paeahu [Pae-ahu]  placename. large land section in Honuaʻula, Mākena qd., Maui. lit.: row [of ] heaps.

paeʻāina  n. var. spelling of pae ʻāina, group of islands, archipelago. AltSpel

pae ʻāina, paeʻāina  n. group of islands, archipelago. [Paemoku, he mau mokupuni e waiho pū ana.]₁₄

pae ʻāina  n. group of islands, archipelago. also pae moku. see pae moku.

Ka pae ʻāina ʻo ʻAleutaAleutian islands

pae ʻakahi akahi  n. novice level.

pae awāwa  n. series of valleys. GEO

paee  s. A bunch of olona; a branch of the olona tree; he apana olona.

paʻeʻe  vs. on-line, i.e. describing the state of an electronic device ready to receive data, connected to a computer network, or accessible by means of a computer or computer network. cf. pahemo. see hoʻopaʻeʻe. CMP

Ke paʻeʻe hou mai nei kamepiula ma hope o ka hoʻā hou ʻia ʻana o ka pūnaewele e ka luna pūnaewele.The computers are coming on-line again after the network supervisor restarted the network.

pāʻēʻē₁  vs. here and there, everywhere but the right place. [Ka mōkākī.]₁₇

hoʻopāʻēʻēto cause to go astray, mislead, misrepresent

kuhi pāʻēʻēto misdirect, mislead, give inaccurate information

paee  v. To peep; to make an unintelligible sound; to gabble; to speak indistinctly; to hear indistinctly; to misunderstand. Hoo. To speak so as to conceal the meaning; e hoonalonalo;

pāʻēʻē₂  vs. supernatural. [Ke ʻano kupaianaha a pāhaʻohaʻo o ke kupua.]₁₇

Ka lāhui kino pāʻēʻē i kapa ʻia he Melehune.A people with supernatural bodies, called Melehune.

paeee  s. see pae. A lying down upon, as one lies down on his surf-board to swim; to lay one's head down on a pillow; he paepae ee, he haiai ulu.

paeheu [pae·heu]  n. large bundle. (rare.

pae hewa  S  vi. to stray.

paehiʻa [pae·hiʻa]  vt. to fasten ʻaho sticks to thatching, of a house.

paehia  v. To thatch; to cover a building by thatching; ke kueneia nei a ke paehia nei.

pae holomua [pae holo·mua]  n. advanced level.

pae hoʻomaka [pae hoʻo·maka]  n. beginning or introductory level.

ehu lepo  n. dustpan (preceded by ke).

paehumu₁ [pae·humu]  n. taboo enclosure about a chief's house or about a heiau. (Kep. 137) [He pā kapu e puni ana i ka hale o ke aliʻi. Ka pale a puni ka lānai i ʻole i kekahi poʻe e puka i waho o ka lānai.]₁₁,

Mālama o ka ʻauwae i ka paehumu.Be careful or the chin will rest on the taboo enclosure [you will get into serious trouble). (saying)

paehumu  adj. Confining; restraining; e hoopaaia iloko o ka hale paehumu, that he should be confined in a prison house. Laieik. 163 [137].

paehumu₂ [pae·humu]  n. bannister.

paehumu [pae·humu]  n. railing, ballustrade. cf. ʻūlili, hūlili.

pae i ka nalu  to ride a wave into shore (surfing) (EH)

Paekakoleo [pae·kako·leo]  n. Pythagoras, Pythagorean. Greek.. MTH

Manaʻohaʻi o PaekakoleoPythagorean theorum.

pae kānāwai [pae ··wai]  vi. legal alien; to arrive as a legal alien. lit., come ashore legally. cf. pae malū. LAW

ʻO ka poʻe pae kānāwai, he mālama ʻia lākou mau pono ma lalo o ke kānāwai o ka ʻāina.Legal aliens have rights that are protected under the laws of the land.

paʻeke  n. pocket. Eng.

pāʻeke  n. small corral.

pāʻeke [·ʻeke]  n. corral.

paekiʻi [pae·kiʻi]  n. row of clouds, as on the horizon. lit., row of images. WIN

paekii  s. Low clouds; clouds lying on the horizon.

pae kō  n. cultivation of sugar cane growing along a border. SUG

pae kuahiwi [pae kua·hiwi]  n. mountain range. GEO

pae kuahiwi mokuhonua [pae kua·hiwi moku·honua]  n. continental divide. lit., mountain range division. [+]GEO

Pae Kuahiwi Mokuhonua [pae kua·hiwi moku·honua]  n. the Great Divide. lit., continental divide. [+]GEO

pāʻele₁  nvt.
  • Negroid,
  • dark, black; to blacken;
  • to tattoo solid black without design;
  • to paint black, as a canoe;
  • to blot.
[Kanaka i pāʻele.]₁₄CAN

hoʻopāʻeleto blacken, etc

pāʻele i ka ʻalaea a me ka nānahupaint black with red coloring and charcoal (FS 259)

paele  v. Pa and ele, black. To be covered with dirt; to besmear; to blacken, as with charcoal; to color the skin black; ua paeleia ka hapalua hookahi o ke kanaka a eleele loa; to paint black; e paele i ka waa. s. A black skin; blackness; a dark color. adj. Dirty; besmeared with dirt; black; blackened.

Pāʻele₂  n. Negro, Black. [I kēia manawa, he kanaka ʻili ʻeleʻele no ʻApelika mai paha kona mau kūpuna.]₁₄

pāʻele₃  n. a variety of sweet potato. also nika. SWP

pāʻelehilimānoanoa [pāʻele-hili-mā·noa·noa]  n. a variety of taro. lit., thick-barked blackness. TAR

pāʻele hili mānoanoa [pāʻele hili ·noa·noa]  n. a variety of sweet potato. SWP

pāʻelekūlani  n. var. spelling of pāʻele kūlani, solid tattooing of one side of the body... AltSpel

pāʻele kūlani, pāʻelekūlani [pāʻele ·lani]  n. solid tattooing of one side of the body; Kahekili, chief of Maui, was said to have been tattooed thus. lit., chiefly darkening.

pāʻeli  vt. to dig the earth, as to plant in a taro patch. PLA TAR

hoʻopāʻelito cause such digging

pāʻeliʻeli  redup. of pāʻeli, to dig the earth, as to plant in a taro patch...

hoʻopāʻeliʻeliredup. of hoʻopāʻeli, to cause such digging....

Paeloahiki [Pae-loa-hiki]  n. name of a star or for the Milky Way. lit., eastern long row. STA

pae lua pele  n. chain of craters. VOL

Paemāhū [Pae-māhū]  placename. one of four stones at the western end of Kūhiō Beach Park, Waikīkī, Honolulu, believed to have been medical kāhuna from Tahiti that guarded this spot; formerly they were in the sea. Rocks at mouth of Wailua River, Kauaʻi, believed to have been men turned to stone by Kapo. lit.: homosexual row.

pae malū  vi. illegal alien; to arrive as an illegal alien. lit., come ashore illegally. cf. pae kānāwai. LAW

Hiki mai ka poʻe pae malū ma ʻano like ʻole: ma luna o ka ʻāina, ka moku, a me ka mokulele kekahi.Illegal aliens arrive by different means: by land, on ship, and by air as well.

pae mauna kai  n. chain of seamounts.

Ka pae mauna kai ʻo ʻEmepelaEmperor Seamounts

pae moku  n. group of islands, archipelago. lit., cluster of islands. [Paemoku: pae ʻāina.]₁₄GEO

pae moku  n. group of islands, archipelago. also pae ʻāina. see also pae moku hoaka, island arc. see Keimana, Lāina, Lalokona, Balearika, Tuamotu, and.. . GEO

Ka pae moku ʻo FakalanaFalkland Islands, Falklands

Ka pae moku ʻo KalolainaCaroline Isles. also Ka pae moku ʻo Karolina

Ka pae moku ʻo KeneleCanary Isles

Ka pae moku ʻo MākalaMarshall Islands. also Mākala, Mākala ʻAilana

Pae Moku Balearika  n. Balearic Islands. [+]G

Pae Moku Galapagosa  n. Galapagos Islands. [+]G

pae moku hoaka  n. island arc. lit., arch archipelago.

ʻO pae moku ʻo Hawaiʻi a me ʻAleuta he mau laʻana o ia mea he pae moku hoaka.The Hawaiian and Aleutian archipelagos are examples of island arcs.

Pae Moku Keimana  n. Cayman Islands. [+]G

Pae Moku Lāina  n. Line Islands. [+]G

Pae Moku Mariana  n. Mariana Islands. [+]G

Pae Moku Mariana ʻĀkau  n. Northern Mariana Islands. [+]G

Pae Moku ʻo Lalokona  n. Cook Islands. lit. Rarotonga archipelago. also Kuki ʻAilani.[+]G

Pae Moku Parasela  n. Paracel Islands. [+]G

pae mokupuni [pae moku·puni]  n. archipelago.

Pae Moku Taiete  n. Society Islands. [+]G

Pae Moku Tuamotu  n. Tuamotu Islands. [+]G

Pae Moku Tūhaʻapae  n. Austral Islands. [+]G

Pae Moku Wilikine  n. Virgin Islands. [+]G

paena  n. landing place, as of canoes (paena waʻa) or of waves (paena nalu); landing. cf. pae₂, to land, disembark, come ashore... PCP *paenga. CAN

paena nalu  wave landing (EH)

Paenapalaua [Paena-palaua]  placename. gulch, Hālawa qd., Molokaʻi. Perhaps this name should be Paenapalaoa (whale landing).

paena Pūnaewele [paena ·nae·wele]  n. web page. lit., internet landing place. [+]

E nānā kāua i paena Pūnaewele no ka ʻukulele.Let’s look at web pages about the ʻukulele.

paena waʻa  canoe landing (EH)

pae niho  n. row of teeth. [Ka nui niho o loko o ka waha ma ke ā luna a me ke ā lalo.]₁₄

pae oʻo  n. varsity, as a league of sports at school. lit., mature level. cf. pae ʻōpio, junior varsity... SPO

Maikaʻi maoli kēia kau no ke kime pae oʻo.The varsity team is having a great season.

pae ʻōpio [pae ʻō·pio]  n. junior varsity, as a league of sports at school. lit., young level. cf. pae oʻo, varsity, as a league of sports at school... SPO

paepae₁ [pae·pae]  nvt.
  • a support, prop; to support, hold up, sustain;
  • stool,
  • pavement,
  • house platform; plate of a house on which the rafters rest;
  • block to keep an outrigger float off the ground;
  • log or wooden horse that supports a seesaw;
  • rows.
bc PPN *paepae. [1. kahua i kīpapa pōhaku ʻia i luna i wahi e kü ai ka hale. 2. kākoʻo, hāpai i luna.]₁₄FIS TAR

E paepae mai i ka uluna ā kiʻekiʻe.Pile the pillows high.

hoʻopaepaeto build up a paepae (platform) or a taro embankment; to finish a space in quilting

loina paepae ʻāhuacustoms that add prestige; lit., elevated mound customs

paepae ʻoʻopuold term for a built-up pool for keeping ʻoʻopu fish

paepae  v. To hold or bear up; to support; to sustain. Puk. 17:12. To run along the ground. s. Any substance upon which another lies to keep it from the ground; a stool; a threshold; a supporter; a prop. 1 Sam. 5:4. The plate of a house on which the rafters rest; a pavement of stones.

paepae₂ [pae·pae]  redup. of pae₂, to land, disembark, come ashore... bc

hoʻopaepaeredup. of hoʻopae, bring ashore, cast ashore...

paepae₃ [pae·pae]  n. boom of a ship. cf. kaula paepae, sheet from boom to after outrigger boom... bc

paepae₄ [pae·pae]  same as iwi ʻaoʻao, rib, rib bone..; wife... bc

paʻēpaʻē [paʻē·paʻē]  to publicize. redup. of paʻē;

hoʻopaʻēpaʻēto be noisy, as a distant sound; to talk loudly

paepae  To sound; to proclaim; to publish abroad, as a report. To make a great and confused noise; to converse in a loud manner; to gabble; to talk confusedly. To spread; to float off, as a sound.

paepae alapiʻi [pae·pae ala·piʻi]  n. staircase landing. lit., stairs platform.

paepae aniani kaupaneʻe [pae·pae ani·ani kau·paneʻe]  n. stage, as of a microscope. usu. paepae. lit., platform (for) slides. see aniani kaupaneʻe, slide, as for a microscope...

paepae kī [pae·pae ]  n. ti-stalk fence (the stalks are crossed and a stick put into the notches made by the crossings). TII

paepae komo huila  n. axle of a wheel. lit., support where wheel enters. (1 Nal. 7.33)

paepae komo huila [pae·pae komo huila]  n. axle, i.e. a shaft on which a wheel turns. also iho.

paepaekomo  s. The axle or axle-tree of a wheel; paepaekomo i na pokakaa. 1 Nal. 7:32, 33.

paepae poho [pae·pae poho]  n. chalk tray.

paepae puka [pae·pae puka]  n. threshold. lit., door platform. (Isa. 6.4) HOU

paepae puka [pae·pae puka]  n. threshold, of a door. HOU

paepaepuka  s. Paepae and puka, a door-way. A threshold. Isa. 6:4. A support or a supporter. 2 Oihl. 3:7.

paepae pukaaniani [pae·pae puka·ani·ani]  n. window sill.

paepae pukaaniani [pae·pae puka·ani·ani]  n. window sill.

paepae wāwae [pae·pae ·wae]  n. footstool. (Iak. 2.3)

paepaewaewae  s. A footstool. lak. 2:3.

pae palaka uila  n. surge protector (KAN)

pae pali   n. palisade. lit., row of vertical cliffs. [+]GEO

pae pōhaku  a row of stones (EH)

pae poʻo, paepoʻo, paepo  see paipo, a short surf board, a body board...

paʻē pū  nvi. to sound together, a deafening roar.

paepu  s. Pae, to strike, as a sound, and pu, together. The deafening roar of the surf. The setting or placing of things together.

pae puʻu  n. row or cluster of hills.

paepuu  s. The name of several small hills or hillocks standing in a row. see lalanipuu.

pae pūʻulu meaʻai [pae ·ʻulu mea·ʻai]  food group, i.e. one of the six food groups, in nutrition see pūʻulu. FOO

paʻewa, pāʻewa  {pa- + ʻewa₁} S  nvs.
  • crooked, misshapen,
  • bent,
  • uneven, odd,
  • imperfect;
  • wrong, incorrect; error, mistake.
[Pn(CE) *pakewa, not straight; in error] [Ke kapakahi a kekeʻe paha; ka hewa me ka hemahema pū.]MTH

helu paʻewaodd number. cf. ʻauipaʻewa

hoʻopaʻewato cause to be crooked, wrong, etc

paʻewa  S  n. bias, i.e. systematic error in gathering data, in math. see kīloi paʻewa. MTH

vs. distortion; distorted, as in size or shape. [+]

Ma luna o kekahi mau ʻano palapala mahola ʻāina, paʻewa ka nui o ka wēlau ʻākau me ka wēlau hema.On certain map projections, the size of the North and South Poles is distorted

paewa  adj. Pa and ewa, to crook. Bent; twisted; too short; out of shape.

pāʻewa  {pa- + ʻewa₁} nvs. var. spelling of paʻewa, crooked... AltSpel MTH

paewa  s. Name of one of the cases in Hawaiian grammar. see Gram. § 99 and 100. No and na are its signs.

pae waena  n. intermediate level.

pāʻewaʻewa  S   biased, partial, unfair, prejudicially. redup. of paʻewa;

E ʻimi pono me ka pāʻewaʻewa ʻole.Investigate carefully and impartially.

hoʻopāʻewaʻewaredup. of hoʻopaʻewa

pāʻewaʻewa [·ʻewa·ʻewa]  S  n. bias; biased.

He hoʻāʻo ka poʻe haʻilono e haʻi aku i ka hou me ka pāʻewaʻewa ʻole i ʻole e manaʻo ʻia ua ʻume ʻia ka mea haʻilono e kekahi ʻaoʻao.Journalists attempt to report the news without bias so as not to appear that they are influenced by one side or another.

paewaewa  adj. Uneven; irregular; crooked. s. The fantastic and irregular cutting of the hair formerly practiced on the death of a friend. v. To be erroneous or partial in judging or in dealing. Iak. 2:4. To be erroneous, unmethodical or one-sided in telling a story or making a report; ma ka paewaewa o ka ke alii olelo ana. Laieik. 51.

paʻewa ka hopuna  mispronounce (EH)

paʻewa ke kaʻi ʻana  out of step (EH)

PʻĀH  abbreviation for palena ʻāluna o ka hewa (greatest possible error).

paha₁  nvt. to improvise a chant; an improvised or conversation chant, as the kepakepa. bc PCP *pa(f,s)a. MUS

paha₂  n. uncooked young taro leaves. cf. lūʻau, pēʻū. (PH 74) bc TAR

paha₃  same as kūpala, a plant. bc PLA

paha  s. The name of a plant, the leaf of which is used for food during a scarcity; in some places it is called kapala.

paha₄  n. a kind of surfboard. (rare.bc SPO

paha  A surf board; he papa heenalu.

paha₅  short for pahāha, swollen, strut... (rare.bc

paha  s. Pride; haughtiness of bearing. see pahaha. v. To be proud; to boast; to be lofty in one's bearing. see pahapaha.

paha₆  part. maybe, perhaps, probably, possibly, may, might. (very common, used to make speech less blunt and more conciliatory, something like English use of the conditional mode; it frequently follows ʻaʻole and pēlā, and never occurs after a pause). (Gram. 7.5)   bc [Pn(CE) *pafa, perhaps]

ā pahaor

ʻAʻole paha.Maybe not, possibly not, likely not, probably not.

ʻelua ā ʻekolu pahatwo or three (For. 4:259- Lonoikamakahiki)

Hele paha.[I] may [or might] go.

Maikaʻi anei paha?Perhaps good?

Maikaʻi paha, ʻaʻole paha.Maybe good, maybe not.

ʻO ka poʻe kōkua e hana i kekahi hewa ʻofeni, ā ua noho paha malaila.The people who help in the committing of an offense, or are present there. (Ka Lahui Hawaii 1:11, 11 March, 1875. p3, col. 2 bottom)

Pēlā paha.Maybe so.

paha  adv. Perhaps; it may be so, &c.; expressive of doubt. NOTE.—It is often used when there is very little or no doubt; a frequent expletive; ae paha, yes perhaps, a polite way of assenting to one's opinion while the speaker withholds full belief, or even holds to an opposite opinion.

pāhā [·]  vt. by fours, four at a time, four times; to distribute to four; to divide by four.

pāhaʻa [·haʻa]  vs. short in stature.

pahaa  adj. Pa and haa, low. Very short; low; humble.

pāhaʻahaʻa₁ [·haʻa·haʻa]  redup. of pāhaʻa, short... [Ka pōkole a i ʻole ke kokoke i ka honua. Haʻahaʻa; ʻaʻole lōʻihi loa.],₁₄

pahaahaa  adj. Pa and haa, low. Very short; low; humble. s. Shortness; bluntness; rotundity.

pāhaʻahaʻa₂ [·haʻa·haʻa]  same as noʻunoʻu₂, a gourd. [Pn(CE) *paa-saka, a gourd or calabash]PLA

pahaha  n. young stage of the mullet, also called kahaha. (KL. line 173) FIS

pahaha  s. Name of a species of fish.

pahaha  s. A large broad swelling of the neck. adj. Broad, full and plump, as the neck when one has the mumps.

pahāha₁  vs. swollen, as the neck or the cheeks of one with mumps; . cf. ʻauwaepahāha, manō pahāha. (rare.ILL

hoʻopahāhato cause swollenness

pahāha₂  vs. to strut, walk proudly. (rare.

pahaha  v. Pa and haha, to strut. To strut; to walk about proudly; to play the cock-turkey. Proud; high-minded; disdainful.

pāhai [·hai]  n. plaque, i.e. a commemorative tablet. cf. kiahai.

pahakū [paha·]  n. name of a design on Niʻihau mats consisting of squares with corners touching and forming a line.

pāhala [·hala]  n. a method of making mulch soil by placing pandanus (hala) branches and leaves in holes in rocky soil containing mulch, and then burning the hala for fertilizer. PAN


He kanaka hoʻopāhala, he manaʻoʻiʻo ʻole.A skeptical person of no faith. (Kep. 107),


Pāhala  placename. quadrangle and town, southwest Hawaiʻi. lit.: cultivation by burning mulch.

pā hale  n. house lot, yard, fence. HOU

pahale  s. Pa and hale, house. An inclosure in front of a house; a court yard; the space around the house inclosed by a fence.

Pāhale [-hale]  placename. stream, Honomū and Mauna Kea qds., Hawaiʻi. lit.: house lot.

pā halihali [ hali·hali]  n. tray (preceded by ke). lit., plate for carrying.

halihali [ hali·hali]  n. tray (preceded by ke).

Pāhālōna [-hālōna]  placename. land section, Waikāne qd., Oʻahu. lit.: peering wall.

Pahama, Bahama  n. Bahama. G

Pahama, Bahama  n. Bahamas; Bahamian. G

pāhana [·hana]  n. project, as for a class.

pāhaneli, pāhaneri, pāhanele [·haneli]  nvt. a hundredfold, by the hundred; to distribute to a hundred.

pāhaneli [·haneli]  hecto-, a prefix meaning hundred (h). abb. ph.

pahaneri  distrib. adv. Pa, distributive particle, and haneri (Eng.), a hundred. By the hundred; a hundred fold; a hundred times.

pāhaneri  var. spelling of pāhaneli, a hundredfold... bc

pahao  s. Pa, pan, and hao, iron. An iron pan or plate.

pā hao₁  n. iron fence.

pā hao₂  n. iron dish, pan (preceded by ke).

pāhaʻo₁ [·haʻo]  {pā-₂ + haʻo₁} S   about the same as the more common pāhaʻohaʻo, mysterious...

pāhaʻo₂ [·haʻo]  S  n. name of a guessing game. (rare.SPO

pahao  v. In a game, to lay down your own with another's, and take up at random in order to get a better.

pāhaʻohaʻo [·haʻo·haʻo]  S  vs. mysterious, puzzling, incomprehensible; transfigured. cf. haʻo₁, haʻohaʻo, mahaʻohaʻo, kamahaʻo. [He mea huikau ke noʻonoʻo aʻe a i ʻole he mea e kāhāhā ai. Nūnē a noʻonoʻo nui i ke kupaianaha o kekahi mea.],₁₄

hoʻopāhaʻohaʻoto mystify, bewilder, cause wonder, puzzle; transfigured

Hoʻopāhaʻohaʻo ʻia ihola ia i mua o lākou.He was transfigured before them. (Mat. 17.2)

pahaohao  v. Pa and haohao, to wonder at. To have another form; to be transfigured. Luk. 9:29. To change one's appearance externally; to be changeable. To change one's character. Hoo. To transform. Rom. 12:2. adj. Changed in appearance; transfigured; having another external form. That which cannot be laid hold of; not material; not substantial, as a ghost; he mea pahaohao, a bodiless thing. Wavering; fickle; unsteady, as in feeling or conduct; in doubt or suspense; undecided.

pāhaʻohuna [·haʻo·huna]  n. magic trick, illusion, sleight of hand; to perform a magic trick. lit., secretly mysterious. cf. hoʻokalakupua. see kēpuka.

Ua pāhaʻohuna ʻo ia i ke ale pahi kaua.He performed the sword-swallowing trick.

-pahaola  see akepahaola.

pāhaʻoweli [·haʻo·weli]  n. stunt, a feat which requires unusual daring or skill, as in movie or video production; to do or perform a stunt.

E pāhaʻoweli au i ka ulia kaʻa ma ka wikiō.I'll perform the car-accident stunt in the video.

kanaka pāhaʻowelistuntperson

luna pāhaʻowelistunt coordinator

pahapaha₁ [paha·paha]  redup. of paha₁, improvise a chant, paha₅, swollen... PCP *pa(f,s)apa(f,s)a.

pahapaha  s. see pahaha, adj. Affected stiffness in the gait and address of a person; strutting; me ka pahapaha i hele mai ai. v. see paha and pahaha, adj. To gird one's self up; to vaunt in fine clothes; to be proud; to boast; pahapaha iho la kekahi poe me ka noonoo ole i ka mea e oluolu ai.

pahapaha₂ [paha·paha]  same as līpahapaha, sea lettuce.

pahapaha  A kind of sea-weed; he lipaha, he limu.

pahapaha₃ [paha·paha]  n. Oʻahu name for a kind of stone used for poi pounders. Called makawī on Kauaʻi. POI

pahapaha kuahiwi [paha·paha kua·hiwi]  n. a liverwort (Dumortiera sp.). PLA

pahapahaopolihale [paha·paha-o-Poli·hale]  n. a kind of pahapaha said to be found only at Polihale, Kauaʻi; after drying it was believed to revive when immersed in sea water; it was made into leis. (FS 103)PLA LEI

pahapaha wai [paha·paha wai]  n. a sea lettuce (Ulva sp.) with narrow frond. Found where sea and fresh water meet. SWD

pāhau₁ [·hau]  n. striped flatfish. (KL. line 156) FIS

pā hau₁ [ haun·]  enclosure or fence of hau trees. TRE

pāhau₂ [·hau]  nvs. person who cared for chief's food and clothes; well-cared for, as clothes. (rare.

pā hau₂ [ haun·]  white pearl-shell lure or shell.

pāhau₃ [·hau]  vt. to filch. (rare.

pahau  v. To embezzle in a second-hand way; applied to property which is to be distributed, as fish, kapa, &c., among the people of a chief.

Pāhau [-hau]  placename. point, southwest Niʻihau. lit.: Possibly lit., hau enclosure.

Pahauna  s. The name of a heiau near Lamaloloa in Hamakua, Hawaii; he heiau kahiko kela mai ka po mai, a hiki i keia manawa. Laieik. 27.

pāhawewe [·hawewe]  vi. radiation; to radiate, as in the form of waves. cf. malele. SCI

pāhawewe ʻātomaatomic radiation

pāhawewe ikehuradioactivity

pāhawewe solar radiation

pāhawewe nukeleanuclear radiation

pāhawewe kumulipo  n. cosmic microwave background radiation. lit. origin radiation. [+]SCI

pāhawewe ʻumekaumaha  n. gravitational radiation. lit. gravity radiation. [+]SCI

pāhawewe wenaʻā  n. infrared radiation. lit. infrared radiation. [+]SCI

pahē  vs.
  • soft-spoken, soft-mannered;
  • soft and about to spoil, as fruit; pulp, of fruit.
see the more common waipahē, courteous, gentlemanly, polite, modest...

kele pahējam. lit., jelly (with) pulp.

pahe  adj. Soft; easy; flexible.

pāheahea [·hea·hea]  S  nvt. to call, especially to invite someone to eat; hospitality. [Ke kāhea ʻana aku iā haʻi e komo mai no ka ʻai pū ʻana, ka hoʻokipa ʻana aku.]₁₇

paheahea  s. Pa and hea, to call. The voice of whispering like a ghost; a small, thin voice just audible.

paheʻe₁  {pa- + heʻe₁} S  vi.
  • slippery,
  • smooth, as a surface;
  • soft, satiny;
  • to slide, slip, skid; sliding, slipping.
. cf. holo paheʻe, pakika, pōhaku paheʻe ʻānai. bc [PPn *pa-seke, slip, slide]

hoʻopaheʻeto cause to slip, slide; to make smooth, slippery; to smooth with oil, as the hair; to lubricate. see ex., kū₁₃

kaula paheʻeline, as to raise a sail. lit., sliding line.

lole paheʻesilk (Hoik. 18.12)

ʻōlelo paheʻefluent speech; glib or cunning tongue

pahee  v. Pa and hee, to slip. To slip; to slide, as the feet. Hal. 17:5. Hoo. To cause to slide; hence, to fall. Kanl. 32:35. To let or cause to flow, as blood; mai hoopahee koko. s. Smooth cloth; silk. Slipperiness; smoothness. Hal. 55:21. adj. Smoothed; polished; slippery; shining, as a polished surface; smooth, as a person without hair. Kin. 27:11.

paheʻe₂  S  n. cleared area, bare dirt. bc

pahee  A smooth place. Name of a region on the side of the mountains next below the ilima.

paheʻe₃  S  n.
  • spear throwing (FS 114–5);
  • dart-throwing;
  • sport of sliding a stick over a smooth surface;
  • the dart itself.
  (Buck) describes the darts as from 34.5 to 67 inches (about 85 to 170 cm) long, tapering at one end, with the greatest diameter of from 1 to 1½ inches (2.6 to 3.9 cm).
cf. moa₅, a dart, tapering at one end... bc SPO

pahee  To play at the game called pahee; ua pono ka pahee, no ka mea me ka ikaika nui e pahee, ai, a ua pono no ke kino ma ia paani. The name of a game which consists in sliding a stick either on grass or gravel. see the verb.

paheʻe₄  n. shallow hole or grave, as for flexed burial. (For. 5:571) bc

paheʻe₅  same as pāheʻeheʻe, seaweed. bc SWD

pāheʻeheʻe₁ [·heʻe·heʻe]  S   redup. of paheʻe₁, slippery, smooth, as a surface; soft, satiny... PPN *pasekeseke.


wahi pāheʻeheʻeslippery places (Hal. 73.18)

paheehee  adj. Slippery; liable to fall. Hal. 73:18. Muddy, as a road.

pāheʻeheʻe₂ [·heʻe·heʻe]  n. a green cushion-shaped solid seaweed (Porphyra sp., formerly Dictyosphaeria). also līpaheʻe, līpāheʻeheʻe, līpāhoe, paheʻe. SWD

Pāheʻeheʻe  placename. ridge and hill (652 feet elevation), Waiʻanae qd., Oʻahu. lit.: slippery.

paheʻe keʻa  dart (EH)

Paheʻeolono [Paheʻe-o-Lono]  placename. point, Molokini Islet. lit.: Lonoʻs slide.

paheʻe ʻulu  S  n.v. to bowl; bowling.

paheʻe wai  S  vi. water slide; to go on a water slide (Slip ʻnʻ Slide).

moena paheʻe waiwater-slide mat

pahele₁  {pa- + hele₅} nvt.
  • a snare, noose, trap; to ensnare, trap;
  • deceit, treachery.
. also ʻahele, ʻalehe. bc [Ka hoʻohei ʻana a i ʻole ka hopu malū ʻana i kekahi mea. He hei a i ʻole he mea e hihia ai i waiho ʻia a i ʻike ʻole ʻia e ka mea maopopo ʻole i hihia ʻo ia a pilikia.],

hoʻopaheleto cause to be ensnared; to ensnare, deceive

i pahele a i ʻūpiki no ka poʻea trap and a snare to the people (Isa. 8.14)

ʻōlelo paheledeceitful speech

pahele  v. To take in a snare; to insnare. Kekah. 9:12. Hoo. To be caught in a snare. Isa. 28:13. To be insnared. Isa. 42:22. s. A noose for catching animals; a snare. Isa. 8:14. Deceit; treachery; e malama ia oe iho i na pahele o ko Hawaii nei. Applied to the deceit of an enemy. Ios. 23:13. adj. Kahi puka pahele ma kahi ana i makemake ai e hei.

pahele₂ [pahelenvt·]  nvt. same as mānai, needle. bc

Pahelehala [Pahele-hala]  n. wind off Waiʻanae, Oʻahu (PH 161), and associated with Naue, Kauaʻi (For. 5:97). lit., pandanus ensnarement. WIN PAN

pāhelehele [·hele·hele]  redup. of pahele, snare.

he pāhelehele ʻōpaea snarer of shrimps (Nak. 85)

he pāhelehele puhi no Hāmākuaan eel snarer from Hāmākua

pāhelene [·helene]  n. discus. lit., Greek disk. SPO

kīloi pāheleneto throw a discus

pahelo₁  var. of pakelo, slip out, as of a trap...

hoʻopahelovar. of hoʻopakelo

pahelo  v. To slip; to slide; to slip and fall. To throw a spear. s. A slipping; a sliding.

pahelo₂  vt. to peel, as taro. Kauaʻi. TAR

pāhemahema [·hema·hema]  about the same as hemahema: awkward, unskilled.

hoʻopāhemahemasame as pāhemahema; to cause awkwardness, to fake lack of skill

pāhemahema i ka hoʻonohonoho ʻana i hua ʻōleloawkward in the arranging of words, as of one speaking brokenly

pahemahema  adj. Pa and hemahema, awkward. Ignorant; awkward in the use of language; ungrammatical.

pāhemahema i ka hoʻonohonoho ʻana i nā hua ʻōlelo  speak brokenly (EH)

pahemo  {pa- + hemo₁} S  nvs. loosened, slipping off; to loosen, get loose; weakening, as a voice. about the same as hemo₁, loose, separated, untied, unfastened, open, satisfied...; [Ka hemo ʻana. Ka hemo ʻana a i ʻole ka pakele ʻana.],

hoʻopahemoto cause to slip, slacken, loosen, etc

iwi pahemodislocation

Ua pahemo ka mai ke kūʻau.The hoe slipped off the handle.

pahemo  S  vs. off-line, i.e. describing the state of an electronic device not ready to receive data, or not connected to a computer or computer network. cf. paʻeʻe. see hoʻopahemo.

Ke ʻā maila kaʻu kamepiula, akū, ʻaʻole pahemo, no ka mea, ʻaʻole i hoʻokuʻi ʻia me ka pūnaewele.My computer is on, but it is not on-line because it is not connected to the network.

pahemo  v. Pa and hemo, to loosen. To loosen; to set or let loose. To slip, as one walking; o naele auanei kakou a pahemo auanei a haule ilalo. To slip off, as an axe from the helve. Hoo. The same.

pāhemohemo [·hemo·hemo]  S   redup. of pahemo.

hoʻopāhemohemoredup. of hoʻopahemo

paʻa pāhemohemoto remember here and there, imperfectly, as a song

pāhenehene [·hene·hene]  vt. to ridicule, laugh at, make fun of, mock, scoff. [Ka hoʻohenehene ʻana.]


pāheona [·heona]  n. art, artwork; fine arts. see heona, artistic...

luna pāheonaart director, as for movie or video production

Nui koʻu hoihoi i ka pāheona Pākē.I'm very interested in Chinese art.

pahepahē [pahe·pahē]  redup. of pahē, soft-spoken...

pahepahe  adj. Soft; flexible; rotten; lazy. see pa and hepa, lazy.

pāheu [·heu]  n. allergy. ILL

hopena pāheuallergic reaction

Ua loaʻa wau i ka pāheu i kekahi mau ʻano pua.I am allergic to some kinds of flowers.

pāheuheu [·heu·heu]  n. a fish (no data). FIS



see below...

  pahi₁ - knife, flint; to skin, as cattle. [with ke KAN]
      pahi āmū - razor
      pahi hahau - cleaver, chopping knife. lit., striking knife.
      pahi kā - cane knife, machete. lit., striking knife.
      pahi kahi - razor. cf. more common pahi ʻumiʻumi. lit., shaving knife.
      pahi kākiwi - sickle, scythe, cutlass. lit., bent knife.
      pahi kanikani - knife made of a piece of hoop iron. lit., sounding knife.
      pahi kaua - sword. lit., war knife.
      pahi kaua pālahalaha - cutlass. lit., flat war knife.
      pahi kekeʻe - sickle.
      pahi koli - carving knife.
      pahi leka - letter opener. lit., letter knife.
      pahi lole pipi - sharp knife used for dressing beef. lit., knife for skinning beef.
      pahi maka lua - double-edged sword or knife.
      pahi ʻō - dagger. lit., piercing knife.
      pahi ʻokiʻoki - carving knife.
      pahi ʻokiʻoki pipi - butcher knife.
      pahi ʻoki pepa - var. spelling of pahiʻoki pepa, paper knife.
      pahi olo - a saw; to saw.
      pahi olo kā - hack saw.
      pahi olo lua - whipsaw.
      pahi olo poepoe - an unknown type of saw mentioned in wills during the 1850s.
      pahi olo uila - electric saw.
      pahi paʻa uma - drawknife. lit., knife solid [at] chest.
      pahi paʻipaʻi - pruning knife.
      pahi pākākā - chopping knife of any kind.
      pahi pelu - jackknife, penknife, folding knife.
      pahi poʻo muku - short-bladed knife. lit., cut head knife.
      pahi ʻume - drawknife.
      pahi ʻumiʻumi - razor. lit., beard knife.
      pahi wakawaka - flaming sword (Kin. 3.24); saw, sword. lit., shining knife.
      pahi waka-waka - var. spelling of pahi wakawaka, flaming sword (Kin. 3.24); saw, sword.
          hakakā pahi - duel
          hakakā pahi kaua - duel with swords.
          haku kā pahi - Paleolithic, in anthropology. lit., stone (for) striking knives.
          hou pahi - to stab with a knife.
          kākā pahi - to fence with swords; fencing.
          kā pahi - knap [chip] knives
          kuala pahi - mumble-the-peg.
          kuwala pahi - mumble-the-peg
          wahī pahi kaua - scabbard
  pahi₂ - to stand on edge.

pahi₁  nvt. knife, flint; to skin, as cattle. [with ke (KAN)] bc PCP *pa(f,s)i. TOO


Haku pahiPaleolithic, in anthropology

Ke au haku pahiPaleolithic age, period

pahi  s. A knife; any cutting instrument of the knife kind; pahi kaua, a sword; pahi pelu, a jack-knife, &c. see the compounds. v. lit. To knife, i. e., to cut a piece of meat thin as a knife; e oki lahilahi i ka io.

pahi₂  to stand on edge. (And.) bc

pahi  To stand up on edge. E kulepelepe, e hoolepe.

pahi  s. In Tahitian, a canoe or ship; no ka mea, aia malaila (ma Tahiti) ka waa nui, he pahi ka inoa. D. Malo 3:20.

pāhia [·hia]  inter. How many to each? How many in a group?

pāhia [·hia]  How many to each, to a group?

E pāhia ia na kekahi keiki?How many was it for each child?

Pāhia ʻōhiʻa a kekahi?How many ʻōhiʻa for each one?

pahia  int. adv. Pa and hia, how many? How many fold? how many to each?

pāhiʻa [·hiʻa]  nvt.
  • a slipping, falling down;
  • oblique cut;
  • obliquely, as of clipping, cutting, falling;
  • to miss.
PCP *paasika. [Ka paheʻe; ke ʻoki ākepakepa; ka pā lihi o kekahi mea i kekahi mea aʻe.]₁₄

pāhiʻa kuʻu pua i ke kaha.My arrow slipped to one side of the mark.

lele pāhiʻaleaping sideways into water without a splash, as in the lele kawa sport

pāhiʻa [·hiʻa]  see ʻoki pāhiʻa, cut diagonally...

pahia  v. To jump in an oblique manner from a perpendicular height into the water, so that in rising to the surface, the feet come up first. s. A mistake; a slipping; a falling.

hiahia [· hia·hia]  n. performing art.

pāhiʻahiʻa [·hiʻa·hiʻa]  redup. of pāhiʻa. PCP *paasikasika.

pahiahia  v. see pahia. To slip; to slide; to fall down.

pāhī aku  n. var. spelling of pā hī aku, bonito hook; lure... AltSpel

pā hī aku, pāhī aku  n. bonito hook; lure (EH)

pahi āmū  razor (EH)

pahi hahau  n. cleaver, chopping knife. lit., striking knife. TOO

pahihahau  s. Pahi and hahau, to strike. A knife to strike with, i. e., a sword.

pāhihi [·hihi]  S  vi. to spread, as vines; to stream, as water over a cliff. [Pn(CE) *paa-sii, flow: *paasii(sii)]

Pāhihi [-hihi]  placename. gulch, Kaupō qd., Maui. lit.: entangled enclosure.

pahi kā  n. cane knife, machete. lit., striking knife.

pahi kahi  n. razor. cf. more common pahi ʻumiʻumi. lit., shaving knife. TOO

pahikahi  s. Pahi and kahi, to cut. A razor. Isa. 7:20. see pahiumiumi.

pahi kākiwi [pahi ·kiwi]  n. sickle, scythe, cutlass. lit., bent knife. TOO

pahikakiwi  s. Pahi and kakiwi, bent. A crooked knife; a cutlass; a sickle, &c. Kanl. 23:26.

pahi kanikani [pahi kani·kani]  n. knife made of a piece of hoop iron. lit., sounding knife.

pahi kaua  n. sword. lit., war knife. TOO

pahikaua  s. Pahi and kaua, war. A sword; a war knife. fig. Power; oppressive power. Kin. 27:40.

pahikaua₁ [pahi·kaua]  same as kala liʻiliʻi, a fish (see kala₃). FIS

pahikaua₂ [pahi·kaua]  n. a long narrow bivalve, possibly the Pinna shells (Pinnidae). FIS

pahi kaua pālahalaha [pahi kaua ·laha·laha]  n. cutlass. lit., flat war knife. TOO

pahi kekeʻe  n. sickle. TOO

pahiki  n. probability, in math. cf. papaha. MTH

pahiki hoʻokolohuaexperimental probability

pahiki liʻiliʻilow probability

pahiki makemakikamathematical probability

pahiki nuihigh probability

pāhiki [·hiki]  vi. to pass quietly, go lightly, touch gently.

pahi koli  n. carving knife.

pāhiku [·hiku]  vt. sevenfold, by sevens; seven times; to distribute to seven or divide by seven. bc

pahiku  dist. adv. Pa and hiku, seven. Seven-fold; seven times; by sevens. Kin. 7:2. He uku pahiku, seven-fold punishment.

pāhila [·hila]  vi. to stagger. cf. hilala.

pahilau [pahi·lau]  vs. untrue, false; untruth (contraction of pāhili, variable, and lau, much). cf. ʻalapahi.

hoʻopahilauto tell lies

pahilau  s. A falsehood; an untruth; o ka like ole o ka olelo me ka oiaio.

pahi leka  n. letter opener. lit., letter knife. [+]TOO

pahili  vt. to braid. fig., to confuse, entangle, deceive. cf. hili₁, braid, plait...

pāhili [·hili]  vi. to blow strongly, as a wind, especially of a veering wind; to lash, as a storm. [Ka pā ʻana o ka makani me ka ikaika loa.]FER WIN

hoʻopāhilito cause such a wind; to blow, as such a wind, etc

Ka pāhili ʻia o ka ʻamaʻu e ka Mālualua.The lashing of the ʻamaʻu fern by the Mālualua wind.

makani pāhilistrong wind, cyclone, hurricane

pahili  v. Pa and hili, to turn; to twist. To blow on different sides, as a flickering wind; pahili ka pea i ka makani. Ke pahili mai nei ka makani.

Pāhili  placename. road, Puʻunui, Honolulu. (TM) see Kapāhili. lit.: to blow strongly.

pāhili hau [·hili hau]  n. blizzard. lit., strong, snowy wind. also makani pāhili hau. see makani pāhili.

pahilo  same as puāhilo.

pahilokea  s. Pahi and lokea, white. A long knife with a white handle. see lokea.

pahi lole pipi  n. sharp knife used for dressing beef. lit., knife for skinning beef.

pahilolo [pahi·lolo]  vs. proud, strutting. (rare.

pahilolo  s. False; untrue; deceitful; aole ka he pahilolo. adj. Tall; strutting; proud in one's movements.

pahi maka lua  n. double-edged sword or knife. TOO

pahimakalua  s. Pahi and maka, edge, and lua, two. A double-edged sword or knife.

pāhina [·hina]  n. topping, as for ice cream. FOO

pahinu  vs. about the same as hinu.

hoʻopahinuto make shiny, etc

kāmaʻa pahinupatent-leather shoes; lit., shiny shoes

pahiō [pahi·ō]  {pa- + hiō} vi. leaning, slanting, stooping; tall, slender. see hiō. (And.)

pahio  v. Pa and hio, to lean. To lean over; to bend over in walking; to move, as a weak person. adj. Tall and slender, as a man; leaning over, as a house; stooping, as a person.

pahi ʻō  n. dagger. lit., piercing knife. TOO

pahioi  s. Pahi and oi, sharp. A sharp knife. Ios. 5:3.

pahioilua  s. Pahi and oilua, two edges. A two-edged knife or sword.

pahi ʻokiʻoki  n. carving knife.

pahi ʻokiʻoki pipi  n. butcher knife.

pahi ʻoki pepa  n. var. spelling of pahiʻoki pepa, paper knife. AltSpel

pahiʻoki pepa, pahi ʻoki pepa  n. paper knife.

pahi olo, pahiolo  nvt. a saw; to saw. TOO

pahiolo  s. Pahi and olo, to vibrate. A saw, so called from its motion in using. 2 Sam. 12:13.

pahi olo kā  n. hack saw. see kā₁, hack... (HE)

pahi olo lua  n. whipsaw.

pahi olo poepoe [pahi olo poe·poe]  n. an unknown type of saw mentioned in wills during the 1850s.

pahiolo uila  n. var. spelling of pahi olo uila, electric saw.

pahi olo uila, pahiolo uila  n. electric saw. (HE)

Pahiomu  placename. fishpond, Kamalō qd., south Molokaʻi; also listed as Pahioniu (Summers 98).

pā hipa  n. sheepfold. ANI

pahipa  s. Pa, yard, and hipa (Eng.), sheep. A yard for sheep; a sheep fold. 2 Sam. 7:8.

pahi paʻa uma  n. drawknife. lit., knife solid [at] chest.

pahipahi [pahi·pahi]  nvi. to slap hands; to play "peas-porridge-hot"; this game; a game formerly played by children: a rotten object was buried in the sand and others were asked to dig for it, while the leader said: SPO

"Kōhi kōhi kūpā, no wai, no wai ka lima i hawahawa."Gather, gather, dig, whose hands, whose hands are dirtied.

Pahipahiʻālua [Pahipahi-ʻālua]  placename. land section and gulch near Kawela, Oʻahu; there was a fishing shrine here.

pahipahilima  s. Name of an ancient play or pastime.

pahi paʻipaʻi [pahi paʻi·paʻi]  n. pruning knife. TOO

pahipaipai  s. Pahi and paipai, to prune. A pruning knife. Isa. 2:4.

pahi pākākā [pahi ··]  n. chopping knife of any kind.

pahi pelu  n. jackknife, penknife, folding knife. TOO

pahipelu  s. Pahi and pelu, to double over. A jack-knife; a pen-knife; any shut knife.

pahi poʻo muku  S  n. short-bladed knife. lit., cut head knife. TOO

pahipoomuku  s. A knife like a razor; a butcher's knife.

pāhiʻu [·hiʻu]  n. dart, as for a dart game. SPO

pāhiʻuhiʻu₁ [·hiʻu·hiʻu]  nvt. a game: throwing darts at a target, or pushing a stone with sharp sticks to a goal; to play this game. SPO

Hele ana ʻoe i hea? Hele ana i ka pāhiʻuhiʻu.Where are you going? To play pāhiʻuhiʻu [to pry into others' affairs, snoop].

pahiuhiu  s. Art. ke. The name of a game like the konane. v. To move by jumping, as one does in playing konane. see konane.

pāhiʻuhiʻu₂ [·hiʻu·hiʻu]  n. a type of sorcery. (Kam. 64:131, 140)

pahiʻume  n. var. spelling of pahi ʻume, drawknife. AltSpel

pahi ʻume, pahiʻume  S  n. drawknife.

pahi ʻumiʻumi, pahiʻumiʻumi  n. razor. lit., beard knife. TOO

pahiʻumiʻumi  var. spelling of pahi ʻumiʻumi, razor...

pahiumiumi  s. Pahi and umiumi, beard. A beard knife, i. e., a razor. see pahikahi.

pahiwa  {pā-₂ + hiwa₁} nvs. var. spelling of pāhiwa, dark... AltSpel

pāhiwa, pahiwa [·hiwa]  {pā-₂ + hiwa₁} nvs. dark, to darken (note that hiwa is a sacred, desirable black that contrasts with uli). MUS


Ka lani nui pāhiwa.The sacred, dark, heavenly one. (chant)

lau pāhiwadark leaf (KL. line 280)

pahi waka-waka  n. var. spelling of pahi wakawaka, flaming sword (Kin. 3.24); saw, sword. lit., shining knife. AltSpel TOO

pahi wakawaka, pahi waka-waka [pahi waka·waka]  n. flaming sword (Kin. 3.24) ; saw, sword. lit., shining knife. TOO

pahiwakawaka  s. Pahi and wakawaka, shining. A polished blade, as a saw, a sword; a flaming sword. Kin. 3:24.

pahō  var. of pohō, loss, damage...

paho  v. see poho. To sink; to sink down, as in water or mud; to be out of sight under water; e nalo iloko o ka wai; to settle down in a miry place; e napoo i kahi nenelu. To swim. Isa. 25:11. Mea paho, a swimmer. To slip off; to slide away, &c. see paholo. adj. Sinking; settling down; pohi, emi, piho.

pāhoa [·hoa]  n.
  • short dagger;
  • sharp stone, especially as used for a weapon;
  • Moloka'i name for stick for beating clothes;
  • taboo sign.
[Pn(EP) *pa-foa, beat bark-cloth] [he pōhaku ʻoi loa i hoʻohana ʻia i koʻi; he pahi hou ʻenemi o ke au kahiko.]₁₉STO TOO

koʻi pāhoastone battle-axe

kūkulu i ka pāhoato set up a taboo sign

pahoa  s. A sharp stone; a broken piece of a stone with a sharp edge. A short wooden dagger; oo iho la laua ia ia i ka pahoa, they two pierced him with a pahoa, (short wooden sword.) Hookoke ia Lono me ka pahoa, he drew near to Captain Cook with a pahoa.

Pāhoa  placename. village, elementary and high school, and junction, Kalapana and Makuʻu qds., Hawaiʻi. Land section, Keʻanae qd.; land section, Lahaina qd., Maui. Coastal area, Kamalō qd., south Molokaʻi. Avenue, Kaimukī, Honolulu, in some accounts named for a moʻo destroyed by Hiʻiaka; stream, Kaʻena qd.; land section, Waiʻanae qd., Oʻahu, where Kamapuaʻa was dragged by ʻOlopanaʻs men; they desisted from butchering him with daggers (pāhoa) when Kamaʻs friends said this would damage the body and make it a poor sacrifice. (FS 204.)

pāhoe [·hoe]  n.v.
  • to paddle;
  • to drive fish into a net by beating the paddles rhythmically against the canoe;
  • paddler.
. cf. homa₃, kāpapa. FIS CAN NET

E pākaʻau ʻia i pāhoe āpau.40 [fish] for each paddler. (Nak. 106)

pahoe  s. A fleet of canoes fishing for the malolo, flying-fish.

pāhoehoe₁ [·hoe·hoe]  nvt. smooth, unbroken type of lava, contrasting with ʻaʻā; to turn into pāhoehoe lava (see ex., namu₂). [He ʻano pöhaku i ʻano like kona nānā ʻana me ko ka ʻili o ke kahawai e kahe ana.]₁₄VOL

pahoehoe  s. Smooth shining lava; flat unbroken lava; he pahoehoe a Pele.

pāhoehoe₂ [·hoe·hoe]  n. satin. CLO

pāhoehoe laubrocaded satin

pāhoehoe₃ [·hoe·hoe]  redup. of pāhoe, to paddle.... WIN MUS

Haʻa ke akua i ka laʻi o Mahiki, pāhoehoe i luna a ka Puʻulenathe goddess does a bent-knee dance in the calm of Mahiki, paddling above the Puʻulena breeze. (chant)

Pāhoehoe  placename. land section and stream, Honomū qd.; land sections, Kailua and Hōnaunau qds., Kona, Hawaiʻi. The Kona place was named for a chiefess, Pāhoehoewahineikiakalani (little woman [and] smooth lava of the chief). lit.: smooth type of lava.

pāhoehoe lau  brocaded satin (EH)

pāhoehoepele [·hoe·hoe·pele]  hooks used in catching sea turtles. (And.) FIS

pahoehoepele  s. Name of the hooks used in catching the sea-turtle.

pā hohonu  n. soup plate, deep dish (preceded by ke).

pāhola₁ [·hola]  S  vt.
  • to spread about,
  • extend,
  • diffuse;
  • spread too thin, dissipated.
. cf. hohola. [Ka waiho ʻana a lōʻihi a laulā. Hāʻawi mai ma luna ma ke ʻano e uhi mai ana. Ka laha ʻana ma ʻō a ma ʻaneʻi. 1. Ka wehe ʻana i kekahi mea a lōʻihi a ākea. 2. Ka waiho ʻana a lōʻihi a ākea o kekahi mea ma kekahi wahi. Uhi.],,₁₀,,₁₄

E pāhola mai i kou aloha maluna o mākou.Spread forth your love to us. (prayer)

hoʻopāholato cause to spread, have spread

pahola  s. That which is made useless, ineffectual or of no account; ua hoolilo i ka Olelo a ke Akua i pahola, a i pawelu, a i mea ole, i mea lapuwale.

pāhola₂ [·hola]  vt. to stupefy fish by drugging with ʻauhuhu, the poison spreading (pāhola) through the water. FIS

pahola  v. Pa and hola, to poison fish. To render useless; to be inactive; to be without effect.

pāholahola [·hola·hola]  S   redup. of pāhola₁, pāhola₂.

paholahola  v. Pa and holahola. To poison fish with the auhuhu.

pahole  {pa- + hole₁} same as pohole, bruised, peeled... [Pn(MQ) *pofore, skinned]

pahole  v. To peel off, as the skin. To rub; to polish.

paholehole [pahole·hole]  redup. of pahole.

paholehole  s. Pa and holehole, to rub off the skin. A rubbing of the skin; a breaking of the skin; o ka paholehole o ka ili; hilahila ino ka poe hana pela.

paholei  n. var. spelling of pāhōlei, legendary name for kava. AltSpel KAV

pāhōlei, paholei [··lei]  n. legendary name for kava. (For. 5:607) KAV

pāholo [·holo]  vi. to appear in great numbers, as octopuses. (rare.

paholo  v. see paho. To sink in the water or mud. To plunge down out of sight; to drown; to be overwhelmed. 1 Tim. 6:9. To fall down. To slip off the handle, as an axe, or off from the finger, as a ring or thimble. Hoo. To throw into the sea.

paholoholo  v. see paholo. To slip off; to let loose; to be separated from.

pā holoholona [ holo·holona]  n. an enclosure for animals, as a dog pound. ANI

pā holoi  n. wash pan or basin (preceded by ke).

pāhono [·hono]  vt. to mend, sew up a tear, patch, darn, repair.

hoʻopāhonoto have mended, etc

pahono  v. Pa and hono, to stitch. To sew up, as a rent; to join two pieces of kapa or cloth by sewing; to stitch together.

pāhonohono [·hono·hono]  redup. of pāhono, to mend, sew up a tear, patch, darn, repair...

hoʻopāhonohonoredup. of hoʻopāhono

pahonoia  adj. see hono. Sewed; mended, as old garments. Ios. 9:4.

Pāhonu [-honu]  placename. offshore pond (500 feet long, 50 feet wide), Waimānalo, Oʻahu, visible at low tide, said to be where captured turtles were kept for chiefs. (Sterling and Summers 5:340.). lit.: turtle enclosure.

pā hoʻokani [ hoʻo·kani]  n. phonograph record.

pahoʻolā [pahoʻo·]  torn tapa. (And.) TAP

pahoola  s. Pa and hoola, a single kapa. A remnant; a piece; a worthless piece. see pahola. syn. with pawelu.

pā hoʻolapalapa [ hoʻo·lapa·lapa]  n. saucepan (preceded by ke). lit., boiling pan. FOO

pahoolapalapa  s. Pa, pan, and hoolapalapa, to boil or fry. A frying-pan.

pāhoʻonui [·hoʻo·nui]  n. exponent, in math; power, i.e. a product in which each factor is the same. see kapuaʻi pāhoʻonui lua, kumu pāhoʻonui lua. MTH

ka pāhoʻonui lua o ka heluthe square of the number

kūlana pāhoʻonuiorder of magnitude

pāhoʻonui kolucubed, as in exponential counting

pāhoʻonui luasquare

pāhoʻonui lua [·hoʻo·nui lua]  n. quadratic. see pāhoʻonui. MTH

hahaina pāhoʻonui luaquadratic function

haʻihelu pāhoʻonui luaquadratic equation

pā hoʻopuni [ hoʻo·puni]  n. central corral.

pāhouhou [·hou·hou]  same as pāʻouʻou, young of the fish hou. FIS

pā hōwai  dish containing liquids (EH)



see below...

  pahu₁ - box, collection box, drum, cask, chest, trunk, barrel, keg, ....
      pahu ʻai holo - end zone, on a football field. lit., touchdown box.
      pahu aniani - glass box, especially a glass-bottomed box for fishing; glass case, as in a museum.
      pahu aʻo - dialog box, in a computer program. lit., teaching box.
      pahu berita - var. spelling of pahu pelika, ark of the covenant...
      pahu ʻea - plastic container
      pahu hao - safe, strong box. lit., iron box.
      pahu hau - icebox, refrigerator.
      pahu heiau - temple drum.
      pahu hilihili - drum (musical) Hopita
      pahu hōʻike - ark of the testimony. lit., testifying box.
      pahu holoholona - cage
      pahu hoʻokele - controller, as in Nintendo games. lit., box (to) steer.
      pahu hoʻolele kiʻi - television
      pahu hoʻolele leo - radio. intercom HE. Niʻihau.
      pahu hoʻonui leo - amplifier. lit., box (for) increasing sound.
      pahu hoʻoulu meakanu - planter, as for growing plants. lit., box (for) growing plants.
      pahu hoʻowela wai - water heater. lit., tank (for) heating water.
      pahu hula - hula drum.
      pahu iʻa - small aquarium box for fish.
      pahu kaha - check box, as in computer programs. lit., box (to) check.
      pahu kāhea - walkie-talkie. Niʻihau.
      pahu kālā - safe-deposit box. cash register HE
      pahu kāleka - card catalog (library)
      pahu kāleka kuhi puke - card catalog, as in a library.
      pahu kanaloa - prayer drum (perhaps from pahu kala loa, drum proclaiming to a distance).
      pahu kānāwai - ark of the testimony. lit., legal box.
      pahu kani - drum; tabret (Kin. 31.27), eardrum (Kel. 115; ....
      pahu kīkā - cigar box.
      pahu kula - cooler (insulated food container)
      pahu kupapaʻu - coffin. lit., corpse box.
      pahu laka - locker.
      pahu lako kāhiko - jewelry box.
      pahu leka - var. spelling of pahuleka, mailbox, address.
      pahu leo - speaker, as for a stereo. lit., sound box.
      pahu lole - clothes chest or trunk.
      pahu manu - cage
      pahu mea hana - tool box.
      pahu mea pāʻani - toy chest, toy box.
      pahu meli - beehive.
      pahu mīka - meter box.
      pahu noho - box, as at a theater.
      pahu ʻōlelo - phonograph. lit., speaking box.
      pahu pā - meat safe, cupboard. lit., dish box.
      pahu paʻahau - freezer.
      pahu paʻi - small sharkskin hula drum. lit., beating drum.
      pahu paʻikiʻi - var. spelling of pahupaʻikiʻi, camera, kodak.
      pahu paʻi wikiō - camcorder, video camera. lit., video camera.
      pahu paka - tobacco box or container.
      pahu palapala - writing desk; formerly a container for the coloring liquid used in printing ....
      pahu pānānā - binnacle.
      pahu papakaumaka - monitor, as for a computer or in movie or video production. lit., screen box.
      pahu pāpale - hatbox; wooden block upon which a hat is plaited; such hats are called pāpale pahu.
      pahu pelika - ark of the covenant. lit., covenant box.
      pahu pepa - cardboard box. lit., paper box.
      pahu pono haʻawina - schoolbox. lit., box (for) lesson supplies.
      pahu poʻo liʻiliʻi - keg. lit., small-headed barrel.
      pahu puke - bookcase.
      pahu ʻuiki uila - fuse box.
      pahu uila - phonograph (one of the names used for an early phonograph said to have recorded ....
      pahu ʻume - drawer, bureau, buffet.
      pahu ʻume - bureau, dresser.
      pahu ʻume o ka lumi ʻaina - sideboard
      pahu wai - water barrel, tank.
      pahu waiho lole - clothes chest or trunk.
      pahu waihona - chest of drawers, cabinet, bureau.
      pahu waihona pepa - file cabinet. lit., container (for) paper files. also pahu waihona, waihona pepa.
      pahu waihona waiwai - treasure chest. lit., chest (for) storing valuables.
      pahu waiho puke - bookcase
      pahu wai kaʻa - radiator (automobile).
      pahu waiū - milk carton.
      pahu wāwahie kūwaho - external fuel tank, as on a spaceship.
          haka kau pahu - shelf case, cubby.
          hale pahu - drum house, especially in a heiau where prayers were uttered (Malo ....
          honu pahu - box turtle.
          hula pahu - dance to drum beat, perhaps formerly called ʻai haʻa UL 103
          kaʻa pahu - pushcart.
          kaʻa pahu - pushcart.
          kāleka pahu - index card. lit., box card.
          kuapo pahu - hoop.
          lāʻau hoʻokani pahu - drumstick. lit., drumplaying stick. cf. ʻuha moa.
          leki pahu - masking tape, freezer tape. lit., tape (for) boxes.
          liki pahu - iron hoop, barrel hoop. lit., barrel tightener.
          mea hoʻokani pahu - drummer
          ʻoki pahu - to bob the hair. lit., smooth cut.
          pahu₁₀ - var. spelling of pahū, to explode, burst...
          pakuhi pahu me ka ʻumiʻumi - box and whiskers graph, in math.
          pāpale pahu - hat plaited on a pahu pāpale.
          pepa pahu - cardboard, corrugated paper. lit., box paper.
          ʻukulele pahu kīkā - cigar-box ʻukulele.
  pahu₂ - stake, staff, stick, post, pole.
      pahu hae - flagpole.
      pahu hope - final goal or stake.
      pahu hopu - final goal. lit., catching goal.
      pahu kapu - a stake beyond which it was taboo to pass; sanctuary. lit., taboo stake.
      pahu manamana - intersection, crossroads. lit., branching stake.
  pahu₃ - to push, shove; to thrust or hurl, as a spear or javelin; to pierce ....
      pahu ihe - to throw a javelin
      pahu kui - hypodermic injection; to be injected. lit., needle piercing.
          kui pahu - thumbtack. lit., pushing nail.
          kui pahu - thumbtack.
  pahu₄ - to cut off short; odd-numbered.
  pahu₅ - trunkfishes, boxfishes, cowfishes (Ostracion). Malo says that ....
  pahu₆ - name of a region below the ʻilima and above the kula.
  pahu₇ - gill net used in shallow water.
  pahu₈ - base or plate, as on a baseball diamond.
  pahu₉ - court, as for volleyball. Niʻihau.
  pahu₁₀ - var. spelling of pahū, to explode, burst...
           lele pahu - var. spelling of lele pahū, to leap into water with a splash; as this was considered poor diving...

pahu₁  n.
  • box, collection box,
  • drum,
  • cask, chest, trunk,
  • barrel, keg,
  • tank,
  • case,
  • ship binnacle,
  • ark,
  • coffin,
  • dresser, bureau, cabinet;
  • bald heads were sometimes ridiculed as drums.
. cf. hulipahu, pahu pāpale. bc [Pn(CE) *pasu, drum n]

hula pahudance to drum beat, perhaps formerly called ʻai haʻa (UL 103)

pahu  n. case. cf. ʻope. see pūʻolo, ʻekeʻeke.

pahu koloakacase of soda

pahu piacase of beer

pahu  s. A barrel, cask, box, chest, &c. NOTE—A pahu was originally a hollow cocoanut or other tree with a shark skin drawn over one end and used for a drum: hence anything hollow and giving a sound when struck is a pahu. A coffin. Kin. 50:26. adj. Round and smooth, as a bald head; applied to a kula, hula pahu.

pahu₂  n. stake, staff, stick, post, pole. cf. pahu hope, pahu hopu, pahukū. bc [He lāʻau a mea like paha i hou ʻia i loko o ka lepo.]₁₄

pahu₃  vt.
  • to push, shove;
  • to thrust or hurl, as a spear or javelin;
  • to pierce with a sharp instrument, as in letting blood;
  • to fall overboard.
  • fig., to bruise the feeling of others.
(For. 5:123) bc [(FJ) PPn *pasu, to pound, thump v.t] [Hou i ka lāʻau. Hou; ʻō i loko o kekahi mea.]₁₂,₁₄

hoʻopahuto cause to push, etc

WaipahuPushing water, said to be named for water that forced its way out of the earth at Waipahu, Oʻahu, said to have been formerly called Waipahū (see pahū). (place name)

pahu  vt. to push. also pohu.

pahu  A hole dug as a landmark. see the compounds. v. To push or shove on end. To push over; to push down. fig. To overthrow, as an enemy. 2 Oihl. 18:10. To overpower; to tread down, as opposition. Hal. 44:5. To dig holes for planting. To fall down. To strike or pound. see paopao. To cut, as in bleeding. To blunt; to cut off the end of a thing; to cut into. To throw, as a spear. To stuff food into a person's mouth.

pahu₄  vt.
  • to cut off short;
  • odd-numbered.
. cf. ʻāpahu, ʻoi₃, pahupū. bc MTH

I pahu ʻoukou ʻaoʻao.If your side is odd-numbered. (For. 6:53)

pahu₅  n. trunkfishes, boxfishes, cowfishes (Ostracion). (Malo) says that pahu were taboo to women. also moa. (Malo 29) bc FIS

pahu  The name of a species of fish forbidden to women to eat under the kapu system. The name of a fish.

pahu₆  n. name of a region below the ʻilima and above the kula. bc

pahu₇  n. gill net used in shallow water. (Malo 213, Emerson note) bc NET

pahu  The name of a species of fish net; he upena pahu.

pahu₈  n. base or plate, as on a baseball diamond. SPO

pahu ʻekahifirst base

pahu ʻekoluthird base

pahu ʻeluasecond base

pahu eohome plate

pahu₉  n. court, as for volleyball. Niʻihau. also kahua pōpaʻipaʻi. SPO VLB

pahu₁₀  var. spelling of pahū, to explode, burst...

Pahu  placename. point. see Laeokapahu.

pahū  {pa- + hū₁} nvi. to explode, burst; explosive, blast, thud; outburst. cf. pōkā pahū. see ex. walawala. PPN *pasuu.

hoʻopahūto explode, set off, as dynamite or firecrackers; to blast, blow up

mokulele hoʻopahū nuilarge bomber

pahu  To burst forth; to run out, as a liquid; to gush or flow out. To burst forth with a noise; to break suddenly; to burst, as a boil.

pahu  s. Small kalo stinted with weeds.

pahua₁  pas/imp. of pahu₃, to push, shove... see hula Pahua, a spear dance (UL 183) [Pahu ʻia.]₁₂

pahua  v. To dance; to go through the evolutions of dancing.

pahua₂  vs. downtrodden, as grass where cattle have stamped. (rare.PLA

pahuʻa  nvs.
  • unsuccessful, ineffective, lack of success.
  • ruined, spoiled;

hoʻopahuʻato spoil, wreck

Ka pahuʻa o ka ʻawa i ke keiki.The lack of effect of the kava on the child.

Ua pahuʻa ia mea he "maka ʻewaʻewa."This thing "crooked eyes" doesn't amount to anything. [said insultingly of Oʻahu]

pahua  To refuse to go or to do a thing; to be stubborn; to be angry.

-pāhua  (rare.

hoʻopāhuʻato move sideways; to sail to windward

pahua  To beat against the wind, as a ship. To fall off, as a ship sailing against the wind.

pāhuʻa [·huʻa]  similar to kīpuka₁, said especially of clear areas in pastures where it is easy to rope cattle.

pāhuʻa [·huʻa]  n. open dirt area in pasture, clearing in range land.

pahu ʻai holo  n. end zone, on a football field. lit., touchdown box. SPO

Pahualoo  placename. land section, Hālawa qd., Molokaʻi.

pahu aniani [pahu ani·ani]  n. glass box, especially a glass-bottomed box for fishing; glass case, as in a museum. FIS

pahu aʻo  n. dialog box, in a computer program. lit., teaching box. CMP

Ua ʻōʻili ʻemo ʻole mai nei kekahi pahu aʻo.A dialog box suddenly appeared.

pahu berita  var. spelling of pahu pelika, ark of the covenant...

pahuberita  s. Pahu and berita (Heb.), a covenant. The ark of the covenant among the Hebrews. Ios. 3:3.

pahu ʻea  n. plastic container (KAN)

pahu hae  n. flagpole. [He pou e kau ai ka hae.]₁₄

pahu hao  n. safe, strong box. lit., iron box.

pahu hau, pahuhau  n. icebox, refrigerator.

pahuhau  var. spelling of pahu hau, icebox, refrigerator...

pahu heiau [pahu hei·au]  n. temple drum.

pahu hilihili  drum (musical) (Hopita) cf. hilihili₁, redup. of hili₃, to whip, smite, thrash...

pahu hōʻike  n. ark of the testimony. lit., testifying box.

E kau ana i mua a ka pahu hōʻike, i mua hoʻi o ka noho aloha e kau ana maluna o ka pahu kānāwai.Put it before the ark of the testimony before the mercy seat that is over the testimony. (Puk. 30.6)

pahuhoike  s. Pahu and hoike, to show. The ark of the testimony, so translated from Puk. 26:33 and other places.

pahu holoholona  cage (EH)

pahuhonuaea [pahu·honua·ea]  n. terrarium. lit., aerated box (of) earth. cf. pahumeaolaea, pahuwaiea.

pahu hoʻokele [pahu hoʻo·kele]  n. controller, as in Nintendo games. lit., box (to) steer. SPO

pahu hoʻolele kiʻi  n. television . also kīwī. (HE)

pahu hoʻolele leo [pahu hoʻo·lele leo]  n. radio. intercom (HE). Niʻihau. also lēkiō.

pahu hoʻonui leo [pahu hoʻo·nui leo]  n. amplifier. lit., box (for) increasing sound. cf. pahu leo.

pahu hoʻoulu meakanu [pahu· hoʻo·ulu mea·kanu]  n. planter, as for growing plants. lit., box (for) growing plants.

pahu hoʻowela wai [pahu hoʻo·wela wai]  n. water heater. lit., tank (for) heating water. also kula hoʻowela wai.

pahu hope  n. final goal or stake.

pahuhope [pahu·hope]  n. finish point, as in a race. cf. pahukū. SPO

laina pahuhopefinish line

pahu hopu  n. final goal. lit., catching goal.

pahuhopu [pahu·hopu]  n. goal. also pahuhopu laulā.

pahuhopu hāikiobjective

pahuhopu  s. The name of a goal where the race-course stopped, opposite to the pahuku, where the race commenced; a kukuluia ka laau me ka lepa ma ka pahuhopu.

pahuhu  n. young of the fish uhu. FIS

pahuhu  s. A species of fish; the young of the huhu.

pāhūhū [··]  vi. to gush, ooze forth, as blood. BOD

hoʻopāhūhūto cause to gush forth

pahuhu  v. see pahu, v. To gush out, as blood from a wound; hahau iho la ka moli, pahuhu ae la ke koko, the instrument strikes, the blood flows out. see moli.

pahu hula  n. hula drum. HUL MUS

pahuhula  s. A kind of drum used at hulas in former times; it was covered with shark skin.

pahu iʻa  n. small aquarium box for fish. FIS

pahu ihe  to throw a javelin (EH)

pāhuʻihuʻi [·huʻi·huʻi]  var. of pāhiʻuhiʻu, a game. SPO

pahuihui  v. see hiu and hiuhiu. To play at a game; to play for pleasure; e hoopiopio, e hoomake i kekahi pohaku me ka hele ana, e kaina. s. The name of a game or pastime.

pahukaʻa [pahu·kaʻa]  n. juice extracted from a green gourd by pounding, said to be used in an enema.

pahu kaha  n. check box, as in computer programs. lit., box (to) check. [+]CMP

pahu kāhea [pahu ·hea]  S  n. walkie-talkie. Niʻihau.

pahukaina [pahu·kaina]  n. ashes. also lehu, noho hale.

pahukala₁ [pahu·kala]  n. sham battle with sharp weapons. (Malo 66)WAR

pahukala  s. Name of one of the mock-fights formerly practiced in keeping up the war spirit; he kaua pahukala kahi inoa o keia kaua.

pahukala₂ [pahu·kala]  n. herald who announces (kala) war.

pahu kālā [pahu ·]  n. safe-deposit box. cash register (HE)

pahu kāleka  n. card catalog (library) (HE)

pahu kāleka kuhi puke [pahu ·leka kuhi puke]  n. card catalog, as in a library. see kāleka helu kuhi puke.

pahu kanaloa [pahu kana·loa]  n. prayer drum (perhaps from pahu kala loa, drum proclaiming to a distance).

pahu kānāwai [pahu ··wai]  n. ark of the testimony. lit., legal box. cf. pahu hōʻike. LAW

pahukanawai  s. Pahu and kanawai, law. The ark of the testimony. Puk. 30:6. see pahuhoike above.

pahu kani  n.
  • drum; tabret (Kin. 31.27) ,
  • eardrum ((Kel. 115); translation from Eng.).
  • fig., bald head. lit., sounding drum.

pahukani  s. Pahu and kani, to sound. A drum; a bass viol; a music box. Kin. 31:27. Any musical instrument of the pulsatile kind.

pahu kapu  n. a stake beyond which it was taboo to pass; sanctuary. lit., taboo stake.

pahukapu  s. Pahu and kapu, prohibited. lit. A sacred box. A sanctuary; a place consecrated to a particular use. Puk. 15:17. A place where it was kapu or forbidden to go or to pass. Laieik. 101. Some sign or signal was generally put up.

Pahukauila [Pahu-kauila]  placename. gulch, Kamalō qd., south Molokaʻi. lit.: kauila wood drum.

pahu kīkā [pahu ·]  cigar box. see ʻukulele pahu kīkā, cigar box ʻukulele... MUS

Pahukini [Pahu-kini]  placename. heiau behind Kapaʻa quarry, Kailua, Oʻahu; also called Moʻokini. (McAllister 182-183.). lit.: many drums.

pahukū₁ [pahu·]  n. goal or stick at the starting place of a race.

pahukū [pahu·]  n. starting point, as in a race. cf. pahuhope. SPO

laina pahukūstarting line

pahuku  A stick or goal erected at the beginning of a race; hele aku la ua mau kanaka elua a hiki i ka pahuku.

pahukū₂ [pahu·]  n. reserve of an army, especially a rear guard.

pahuku  s. The reserve of an army; a reinforcement that supports the vanguard party and repels the enemy.

pahukū₃ [pahu·]  vt. to repel, as in war.

pahuku  v. To turn back an enemy and make the pursuers retreat.

pāhuku [·huku]  same as pōhuku, swollen...

pahuku  To be cut off short; to be round. A soft yielding mass; a round mass. adj. Short; round. see pohuku.

pahu kui  n.v. hypodermic injection; to be injected. lit., needle piercing. ILL

Pahukui [Pahu-kui]  placename. street, Kalihi Waena, Honolulu.

pahukula  n. var. spelling of pahu kula, cooler (insulated food container) (OO)

pahu kula, pahukula  n. cooler (insulated food container) (NKE)

pahu kupapaʻu [pahu kupa·paʻu]  n. coffin. lit., corpse box.

pā hula  n. hula troupe, hula studio, place reserved for hula dancing. platform (HE) HUL

pahula  v. Pa and hula, to dance. To dance; to hula, i. e., to sing and dance. s. A dance. see hula.

pahu laka  n. locker. also waihona pāiki.

pā hula keʻena aʻo hula  hula studio (EH)

pahu lako kāhiko  n. jewelry box. (KAN)

pahu leka  n. var. spelling of pahuleka, mailbox, address.

pahuleka, pahu leka  n. mailbox, address. (NKE)

pahu leo  n. speaker, as for a stereo. lit., sound box. cf. pahu hoʻonui leo.

pahu lole  n. clothes chest or trunk.

pahulu₁  nvs.
  • nightmare (named for a chief of evil spirits on Lānaʻi who was killed by Kaululāʻau [Ka-ulu-lāʻau]; his spirit enchanted certain fish, especially goatfish, weke; if a weke head is eaten near bedtime, nightmares are said to result; the closer to Lānaʻi the weke is caught, the worse the nightmare);
  • ghost;
  • haunted;
  • unlucky.

he hale pahulua haunted house

hoʻopahuluto have a nightmare; nightmare; to haunt; to bring bad luck; unlucky

maka i ka noe, i ka pahulu i ke ala loa.Eyes blinded by the mist, by the haunts of the long road. (ON 2689)

pahulu  s. Name of an ancient god who lived in the hole of a certain rock on Kauai; he was killed by Kaululaau, a chief from Maui. Name of the goddess who conceived and brought forth Lanai; he akua hapai no Lanai.

pahulu₂  nvs. exhausted, worn-out, of over-farmed soil; such soil.

hoʻopahuluto exhaust the soil; to let the land rest and lie fallow

pahulu  A papu part of the sea which is much used; he kai kapu, i hoonuaia.

pahulu₃  n. volunteer sweet potatoes, sweet potatoes of the second growth. SWP

pahulu  s. Potatoes of the second growth.

Pahulu  placename. street, Kalihi Uka, Honolulu, probably named for the god of nightmares.

pahuluhope [pahulu·hope]  vs. demented, to behave as if crazy.

pahululu [pahu·lulu]  vs. somewhat rainy, showery. (rare.WIN

pahululu  adj. Somewhat rainy; a little cloudy and rainy or dripping; not entirely clear.

pahu manamana [pahu mana·mana]  n. intersection, crossroads. lit., branching stake.

pahumanamana  s. A market; a market place; haule i ka pahu i ka pahumanamana.

pahu manu  cage (EH)

pahu mea hana  n. tool box. (HE)

pahumeaolaea [pahu·mea·ola·ea]  n. vivarium. lit., aerated box (of) living things. cf. pahuhonuaea, pahuwaiea. SCI

pahu mea pāʻani [pahu mea ·ʻani]  n. toy chest, toy box. also waihona mea pāʻani, toy box...

pahu meli  n. beehive. INS

pahu mīka  n. meter box.

pahuna  n. a pushing, thrust, hurling, piercing, etc., as of an ihe spear. cf. pahu₃.

Hoʻokahi ia pahuna, ʻo ka hāʻule ia.But a single thrust and he fell.

pahuna  s. see pahu, to push, and ana. A thrusting; a striking, as with a weapon.

pāhune [·hune]  n. platelet (preceded by ke). lit., tiny disk. SCI

pahu noho  n. box, as at a theater.

Pahū Nui  n. The Big Bang, i.e. the theory that the universe began in a high-density, high-temperature state from which the expanding universe of galaxies formed. lit. big explosion. [+]SCI G

pahu ʻōlelo [pahu ʻō·lelo]  n. phonograph. lit., speaking box.

Pahuomāui [Pahu-o-Māui]  placename. name of a heiau that stood at the site of the lighthouse below Diamond Head, Oʻahu. lit.: Māuiʻs drum.

pahu pā  n. meat safe, cupboard. lit., dish box.

pahu paʻahau [pahu paʻa·hau]  n. freezer. see paʻahau.

pahupahu₁ [pahu·pahu]  redup. of pahu₃, to push, shove; to thrust or hurl; fig., to bruise the feeling of others... PPN *pasupasu.

Ua pahupahu ʻoia i kāna kaikaina.He bruised the feelings of his younger brother.

pahupahu  v. see pahu, to strike. To strike or pound; to bruise. see paopao.

pahupahu₂ [pahu·pahu]  n.v. billiards, pool; to play billiards or pool.

pahupahu  The name of a game played on a rectangular table, billiards.

pahupahu₃ [pahu·pahu]  redup. of pahu₄ to cut off short; odd-numbered...; blunt, dull. TOO

pahupahu  adj. Blunt; obtuse; dull; omuku.

pahūpahū₁ [pahū·pahū]  firecrackers. redup. of pahū, to explode, burst, explosive, blast, thud, outburst...; PPN *pasuupasuu. FIS

hoʻopahūpahūredup. of hoʻopahū; to drum or stamp with force; to squeeze certain types of small fish so they burst

pahūpahū [pahū·pahū]  n. firecracker (preceded by ke). see ahihoʻoleʻaleʻa. FIS

kālī pahūpahūstring of firecrackers

pahūpahū₂ [pahū·pahū]  same as kāʻekeʻeke, bamboo pipes, varying in length from .3 to about 1 m...

pahūpahū₃ [pahū·pahū]  n. tiny and worthless taro offshoot from an offshoot of several generations. see kalo. (Kep. 153)TAR

pahupahu  s. Stinted kalo growing among weeds.

pahu paʻi  n. small sharkskin hula drum. lit., beating drum. HUL

pahupai  s. A drum for beating at a hula; o ka ili mano, he mea ia e hana ia i pahupai.

pahu paʻikiʻi  n. var. spelling of pahupaʻikiʻi, camera, kodak. lit., box for printing pictures. AltSpel

pahupaʻikiʻi, pahu paʻikiʻi [pahu·paʻi·kiʻi]  n. camera, kodak. lit., box for printing pictures.

pahu paʻi wikiō [pahu paʻi wiki·ō]  n. camcorder, video camera. lit., video camera. see paʻi.

neʻena pahu paʻi wikiōvideo camera movement

pahu paka  n. tobacco box or container.

pahu palapala [pahu pala·pala]  S  n. writing desk; formerly a container for the coloring liquid used in printing tapa. lit., document box. TAP

pahupalapala  s. Pahu and palapala, writing. Originally, a container for the liquor in printing kapas. A writing desk.

pahu pānānā [pahu ··]  n. binnacle.

pahu papakaumaka [pahu papa·kau·maka]  n. monitor, as for a computer or in movie or video production. lit., screen box. see papakaumaka. CMP

pahu papakaumaka kamepiulacomputer monitor

pahu papakaumaka kīwīTV monitor

pahu pāpale [pahu ·pale]  n. hatbox; wooden block upon which a hat is plaited; such hats are called pāpale pahu.

pahu pelika, pahu berita  n. ark of the covenant. lit., covenant box. (Ios. 3.3)

pahu pepa  n. cardboard box. lit., paper box. cf. pepa pahu.

pahu pono haʻawina [pahu pono haʻa·wina]  n. schoolbox. lit., box (for) lesson supplies.

pahu poʻo liʻiliʻi [pahu poʻo liʻi·liʻi]  n. keg. lit., small-headed barrel.

pahupū [pahu·]  vs. cut in half, cut in two, severed, cut short, chopped off. CAN

E ʻoki ʻo mua me hope o ka waʻa ā pahupū.Sever the bow and stern of the canoe, completely sever. (FS 187)

nui pahupūof uneven size; poorly proportioned, as overly large buttocks, shoulders; unsymmetrical

pahu puke  n. bookcase.

pahu ʻuiki uila  n. fuse box.

pahu uila  phonograph (one of the names used for an early phonograph said to have recorded Kalākaua's voice as he lay dying in 1891 in San Francisco). (EH)

pahuʻume  n. var. spelling of pahu ʻume, drawer, bureau, buffet. AltSpel

pahu ʻume, pahuʻume  S  n. drawer, bureau, buffet.

pahu ʻume  S  n. bureau, dresser. see ʻume.

pahuume  s. Pahu and ume, to draw out. A bureau; a chest of drawers; a drawer from a larger chest or box.

pahu ʻume o ka lumi ʻaina  sideboard (EH)

pahu wai  n. water barrel, tank.

pahuwai  s. A cistern; a container of water. Ier. 2:13.

pahuwaiea [pahu·wai·ea]  n. aquarium. lit., aerated box (of) water. cf. hale hōʻikeʻike iʻa, pahuhonuaea, pahumeaolaea.

pahu waiho lole  n. clothes chest or trunk.

pahu waihona [pahu wai·hona]  n. chest of drawers, cabinet, bureau.

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

pahu waihona waiwai [pahu wai·hona wai·wai]  n. treasure chest. lit., chest (for) storing valuables.

pahu waiho puke  bookcase (EH)

pahu wai kaʻa  n. radiator (automobile). (HE)

pahu waiū [pahu wai·ū]  n. milk carton. FOO

pahu wāwahie kūwaho [pahu ·wahie ·waho]  n. external fuel tank, as on a spaceship. SCI

pai-  vt. a prefix meaning to laud, encourage; -ism, a suffix in English meaning devotion or adherence to something.

pai₁  S  vt. to urge, encourage, rouse, stir up, excite. [(AN) PPn *pai, good] [Hāpai i ka manaʻo.]₁₄

hoʻopaito encourage, cause to rouse, etc

pai  To drive or urge one away; e pai wale, to exercise in vain; to gain nothing for what one does; a i hopu pu i ka pahu, aole no eo (na kukini), pai wale. To stir up sedition; to raise a persecution; pai mai la lakou ma ka olelo kaua, they excited the people through words of war. To stir up or excite one's desires; pai aku la ia i ka makemake nui i na kii. To influence one to evil.

pai₂  vt. to raise, lift up, increase. PCP *pai.

pai  To appear; to rise up, as out of the water; ike iki lakou ia ia e pai wale mai ana no iluna o ka ilikai, he just saw him rising above the surface of the sea. To pry up or block up one side of a thing when it is pried up.

pai₃  vt. to laud, praise, exalt. cf. pai aliʻi, to laud or praise a chief; namedropping

puke paijournal, as a periodical dealing with scientific or professional issues. lit., (subject)-extolling book

pai₄  vt. to pamper, spoil, as a favorite child; to make a pet of.

I ka hoʻokiʻekiʻe i ka pai ʻia e ke kupuna wahine.The willfulness is due to being pampered by the grandmother.

pai  To be bound with one in affection.

pai₅  n. a funnelshaped wicker basket used for catching shrimps and small fish, so called because it was lifted (pai) from the water. also ʻapai, ʻāpua. FIS

pai₆  n. a native fern (Adenophorus hymenophylloides) with clustered, narrow, pinnate fronds, 5 to 13 cm long, growing on trees at rather high altitudes. also huna palai, palai huna. [Pn(CE) *pai, plant sp]FER TRE

pai₇  n. a kind of snail shellfish said to be poisonous to touch (no data). FIS

pai  A kind of snail shell-fish, said to be poisonous to the touch.

pai₈  same as pānānai, flat, shallow, as a dish... see kīkala pai. (rare.

pai₉  n. pie, tart. Eng. (1 Sam. 17.18) FOO

pai₁₀  n. pi (π), in math. see kī pai, pakuhi pai. Eng. MTH

helu kohu paitranscendental number



see below...

  paʻi₁ - to slap, spank, beat, hit, clap; a slapping, slap, to print, publish; ....
      paʻi ʻai - hard, pounded but undiluted taro; heavy, as poorly made cake.
      paʻi ʻana - printing, edition.
      paʻi ʻana no ka hoʻoponopono - proofs (of printing)
      paʻi hakahaka - printing, as contrasted with handwriting (kākau); form, questionnaire; ....
      paʻi hakahaka - to type. Niʻihau.
      paʻi hale - to thatch or line a house.
      paʻi hewa - misprint, typographical error; to make such an error. lit., mistaken printing.
      paʻi hou - reprint
      paʻi i ka pāpākole - spank
      paʻi ipu - to drum, drummer
      paʻi kāhela - to pan, as with a movie or video camera (preceded by ke). lit., take ....
      paʻi kiʻi - to take pictures, photographs; photographer. lit., snap pictures.
      paʻi kiʻi - to photograph or take a picture, either still or motion (preceded by ke).
      paʻi kinipōpō - baseball bat, tennis racquet; to hit a ball.
      paʻi koli - to trim, cut short.
      paʻi kukui - a kind of dark tapa cloth dyed with juice from kukui bark, said to ....
      paʻi kulo - to make a sidewinder serve, in volleyball. Niʻihau.
      paʻi lihi - to dink, i.e. to mishit or clip (the ball), in volleyball. lit., slight hit. ....
      paʻi lua - double hit
      paʻi manamana - to volley, i.e. keep the ball in play, in volleyball. lit., hit (with) ....
      paʻi pālahalaha - to spike with open hand, in volleyball. Nīʻihau.
      paʻi palapala - printing press; to print.
      paʻi puna - to whitewash, plaster. lit., to slap coral.
      paʻi ʻuala - cooked and compressed sweet potatoes allowed to ferment slightly and used as a ....
      paʻi ulele - service, in volleyball; to serve (the ball). lit., hit (to) get into action.
      paʻi umauma - chest-slapping hula.
      paʻi ʻuwala - sweet-potato poi
          hale paʻi - publishing house, print shop, printing establishment.
          hua paʻi - character, as of type in a computer program. usu. hua. lit., print letter.
          hula Palani paʻi umauma - name of chest-slapping hulas performed for Kalākaua's coronation.
          ipu paʻi - gourd drum. lit., gourd to beat.
          kaʻa paʻi ulele - side out, in volleyball. lit., transferred service. also ....
          kiʻi paʻi - photograph, shot.
          kila paʻi puna - trowel, lit., steel slap lime.
          kinipōpō paʻi - tennis. lit., ball to strike.
          kope paʻi mua - proof, i.e. a final copy to check for errors before printing. lit., proof copy. Also ....
          kope paʻi mua uliuli - blueline, i.e. a final proof made on photosensitive paper, in offset printing. lit., ....
          lāʻau paʻi kinipōpō - ball bat, tennis racket, pingpong paddle; any kind of paddle for slapping a ball. ....
          lele paʻi - jump ball, in basketball. lit., jump (and) slap.
          mea paʻi - publisher
          mīkini paʻi - printer, as for a computer. laser printer HE. lit., machine (for) printing.
          mīkini paʻi nūpepa - printing press. lit., machine to print newspapers.
          mīkini paʻi palapala - printing press
          namu paʻi kalo - var. spelling of namu paʻi ʻai, pidgin English...
          ʻōwili paʻi kiʻi - roll of film
          pahu paʻi - small sharkskin hula drum. lit., beating drum.
          pahu paʻi wikiō - camcorder, video camera. lit., video camera.
          papa paʻi - printing press.
          pepa paʻi kiʻi - photographic film.
          pōkaʻa paʻi kiʻi - roll of film
  paʻi₂ - to tie; a draw; equal; to make an agreement (said to be so called because champions ....
      paʻi ā paʻi - equal, as of two persons; to tie, have a draw.
      paʻi kau - equal.
      paʻi wale - a draw or tie; to have a draw or tie.
          hoʻopaʻi ā paʻi - to make similar; to copy the clothing or manners of another, to ape, mimic, imitate
          paʻi ā paʻi - equal, as of two persons; to tie, have a draw.
  paʻi₃ - to mix, as ingredients; to mingle.
      paʻi palaoa - dough. lit., mix flour.
  paʻi₄ - to put clothes to soak, as in soapy water.
  paʻi₅ - a bundle, package, especially of food; to tie up such a bundle; bunch, cluster, as ....
      paʻi aʻa - root system, rootlets, small branches.
      paʻi aʻa koko - vein (small)
      paʻi berena - var. spelling of paʻi pelena, loaves...
      paʻi hua₁ - bundle of fruit; fruit cluster, as of grapes.
      paʻi hua₂ - bulge, as in canoe sides.
      paʻi hua fiku - var. spelling of paʻi hua piku, cake of figs...
      paʻi hua piku - cake of figs.
      paʻi hua waina - cluster of grapes.
      paʻi huawaina - var. spelling of paʻi hua waina, cluster of grapes.
      paʻi palaoa - cakes of fine flour.
      paʻi pelena - loaves.
      paʻi waina - cluster of grapes.
  paʻi₆ - to strip, as bark.
  paʻi₇ - lining, as of pandanus or sugar-cane leaves, inside thatching of pili ....
  paʻi₈ - decaying, of fruits or plants; blight.
  paʻi₉ - short for paʻimalau₁, Portuguese man-of-war...
  paʻi₁₀ - a heap.
  paʻi₁₁ - to evict, as from land.
  paʻi₁₂ - to build, construct, to put together.

paʻi₁  nvt.
  • to slap, spank, beat, hit, clap; a slapping, slap,
  • to print, publish; stamping, printing
  • to snap, as pictures;
  • to break, as a taboo;
(several old types of tapa begin with paʻi: paʻipaʻinahā, paʻiua, paʻiʻula; preceded by ke).
cf. paʻi ā paʻi, paʻi kiʻi, paʻi puna. bc [(AN) PPn *paki, slap] [hili aku i ka lima.]₁₉TAP

hoʻopaʻi hāluʻasets of parallel lines on a beater at right angles

hoʻopaʻi₁to slap, hit, punish, chastise, fine, pay back, seek revenge; punishment, revenge, fine, penalty

hoʻopaʻi₂design with 12 to 18 ruled parallel lines on a tapa beater

ka mea hoʻopaʻi kokoavenger of blood (Ios. 20.9)

ke kolu o ke paʻi ʻanathird edition

ʻōlelo hoʻopaʻisentence (penalty)

paʻi ʻanaprinting, edition, impression

paʻi iputo beat a gourd drum

paʻi  vt. to print, as on a computer (preceded by ke).

mīkini paʻiprinter

n. shot, as of a photograph or in movie or video production (preceded by ke). see kokoke, laulā, lōpū, paʻi kiʻi.

ʻano paʻitypes of shots

paʻi kokokeclose-up

paʻi kokoke loaextreme close-up

paʻi laulāwide shot

paʻi laulā loaextreme wide shot

paʻi lōpūmedium shot

vt. to take, shoot, or snap, as a photograph (preceded by ke). cf. ʻāpona. see pahu paʻi wikiō.

mea paʻi kiʻiphotographer, cameraperson

paʻi kiʻiʻoniʻonito shoot a movie film

paʻi wikiōto shoot a video

pai  v. To strike or smite with the palm of the hand. To strike the hands together expressive of much feeling; a pai pu na lima ona, he smote his hands one against another. To treat a person harshly or severely; pau ae la lakou i ke paiia me ka hewa ole, they were all hardly treated without any fault; malama oia i na 'lii, aole pai uku i ko lakou aina, he took care of the chiefs, he did not tax heavily the land. To strike, i. e., to tax the people or punish them; to lay a tax upon the people for some real or imaginary offense; i ka wa i huhu ai na 'lii i kanaka, o ke pae ae la no ia i ka aina, when the chiefs were angry with the people, then they struck (taxed) the land. To stamp; to print; to impress a stamp. Hoo. To strike back; to resist; to revenge; to avenge. Nah. 31:2. To punish for some offense; e hoopai aku, no ke kaua wale ana o Kahekili ia ia, to punish him for Kahekili's making war upon him without cause. To recompense either good or evil; thus, hoopai pono, or hoopai hewa. To administer justice; to requite. Kanl. 32:6. To require; to recompense. A striking; a stamping; an impressing, i. e., a printing, as kapa is printed, or as paper is printed in a press. Hoo. Hoopai, a punishment; a judgment. Puk. 7:4.

paʻi₂  nvs. to tie; a draw; equal; to make an agreement (said to be so called because champions slapped each other's open palms after they had agreed on the terms of a match or race, and with a draw it was as though they had no more than concluded the terms). cf. paʻi ā paʻi. bc

Inā e paʻi ana e koho ana ʻoia.If it's a tie, he will vote.

pai  E pai ka lima, to strike hands, i. e., to take or confirm an agreement. Puk. 6:8. E pai na lima, a ae na waha, lilo; hence, to make a bargain. Sol. 11:15. s. A tie or equality of numbers; a drawn game.

paʻi₃  vt. to mix, as ingredients; to mingle. bc FOO

pai  To mix together two ingredients, as wine with water. Isa. 1:22. adj. Tied up; bound together; connected with; mingled with.

paʻi₄  to put clothes to soak, as in soapy water. bc

paʻi₅  nvt. a bundle, package, especially of food; to tie up such a bundle; bunch, cluster, as of grapes (preceded by ke). cf. paʻi aʻa, paʻi ʻai, paʻi palaoa, paʻi ʻuala, paʻi waina. bc

ke paʻi.What a load [of work to do]. (ON 1901)

pai  A quantity of food done up in a globular form in ki leaves; he pai ai; a ball; a round loaf of bread; he pai palaoa; cakes, &c. Nah. 6:15. A cluster or bunch; as, he pai maia, a bunch of bananas; he pai huawaina, a bunch of grapes.

paʻi₆  to strip, as bark. rare var. of paʻipaʻi₃; bc

paʻi₇  nvt. lining, as of pandanus or sugar-cane leaves, inside thatching of pili grass; to line thus. bc PAN PLA

paʻi₈  vs. decaying, of fruits or plants; blight. cf. kāpaʻi₂, poultice. (rare.bc PLA

pai  A blight; a fading and dying of the leaves of vegetables; the act of decay in vegetables.

paʻi₉  short for paʻimalau₁, Portuguese man-of-war... bc FIS

paʻi  n. Portuguese man-of-war (Physalia). Niʻihau. also paʻimalau. see paʻipeʻa, paʻipihi. FIS

paʻi₁₀  n. a heap. bc

paʻi₁₁  vt. to evict, as from land. bc

ʻO ka paʻi ʻana o ʻAikanaka i mākua ma kēia paʻi ʻana a ʻAikanaka i mākua.As for Man-eater's eviction of the parents … in this eviction by Man-eater of the parents [from their land] (note possessive prepositions o and a in similar environments). (FS 47)

paʻi₁₂  to build, construct, to put together. cf. paʻi hale, to thatch or line a house... [Ke kāpili a i ʻole ke kūkulu ʻana.]

E paʻi aku hoʻi au i hale no kāua e noho ʻoluʻolu mai.And I'll build us a house as well, for us to live comfortably. (Maka 7)

Ua pono e hehi mai kekahi oʻa ā kekahi oʻa, a aia ma waena he paʻi puna wale .You had to step from rafter to rafter, and between them there was only plaster. (Magician p.4)

pai  To plaster a house; to spread mortar; e pai hale;

pai  To visit or come to one for evil or for good; To end or finish a prayer in the preparation for war; s. A row; a line; A shell or cup for scooping up the oopu; he pai oopu.

paia  nvs. wall, side of a house, clearing in a forest (often translated bower); walled in, as by vegetation. bc [Kū i ka pilikia; mai ka ʻōlelo haole mai, “up against the wall”.]₁₄PAN PLA

Paia ʻala i ka hala.Forest bower fragrant with pandanus [also said of grass houses with hīnano bracts stuck in the walls so that all might enjoy the fragrance].

paia  v. To wall round; to inclose with a wall, as the body of a house or fort. To be guarded; to be taken care of; to be protected. s. The sides of a house; the surroundings, i. e., the walls of a house. 1 Sam. 18:11.

paiʻā  n. bracken, a fern (Pteridium aquilinum var. decompositum). also kīlau, kīlau pueo. (Neal 15–16)FER PLA

paʻia  vs. temporarily deaf, as from ascending to a high altitude. ILL

ua paʻia hinihiniheard indistinctly

paia  adj. Deaf; unable to hear.

pāʻia  v.
  • fenced in;
  • struck.
. cf. pā₁, . [PPn *paakia, slapped, hit (passive or transitive)]

Pāʻia  placename. quadrangle, village, bay, and school, East Maui. lit.: noisy.

paʻi aʻa  n. root system, rootlets, small branches. [Pn(NP) *pakiaka, root of a plant]BOD PLA

Paʻi aʻa kokosmall arteries or veins

paiaa  s. Pai and aa, small roots. The appearance of something not fully developed; paiaa koko, the incipient arteries or veins of an embryo branching out from the heart. The small branches of a tree. The branches of the main root of a tree; e oki i ka mole ame ka paiaa.

paʻi aʻa koko  vein (small) (EH)

pā ʻia e ke Kona  hit by the Kona wind (EH)

Lanalana, ʻia e ke Kona, huli .Spider, hit by the southerly wind, turns over, (of a weakling). (ON 1948, FS 183)

paʻiaha [paʻi·aha]  n. a variety of taro. TAR

paiahaʻa  vs. var. spelling of paiāhaʻa₁, short, dumpy, as a person or animal. AltSpel

Paiahaʻa [Pai-a-haʻa]  placename. land division and ancient surfing area east of South Point, Kaʻū, Hawaiʻi. (UL 191.). lit.: lift and sway [of waves].

paiāhaʻa₁, paiahaʻa [pai·ā·haʻa]  vs. short, dumpy, as a person or animal.

paiāhaʻa₂ [pai·ā·haʻa]  vi. dancing, surging, undulating, as the sea; tossing, as a canoe in a rough sea. CAN

paʻi ʻai  n. hard, pounded but undiluted taro; heavy, as poorly made cake. TAR

lima paʻi ʻailoose-flowing sleeve

ʻōlelo paʻi aiEnglish or pidgin Hawaiian

paiai  s. Pai, a bundle, and ai, food. A bundle of pounded kalo done up in ki leaves into a round bundle.

paʻia kuli, pāʻia kuli  vs. deafening. [Ka piha ʻana o nā pepeiao i ka hana kuli.]

pāʻia kuli  vs. var. spelling of paʻia kuli, deafening. AltSpel

Pāʻiakuli [Pāʻia-kuli]  placename. reservoir (now abandoned), Waipiʻo qd., Hawaiʻi. lit.: deafeningly noisy.

paialewa [pai·alewa]  vt. convectional, i.e. to circulate, as air or liquid, between a lower and higher stratum due to variations in density, heat; and gravity; convection; convective. SCI

No ka paialewa, ʻike ʻia ao ʻōpua nui ma luna o ka mokupuni a me ka ua nui ma uka o pali.Because of convection, large clouds form over the island and rain falls over the interior mountainous sections.

paiālewa [pai·ā·lewa]  vt.
  • tossed here and there, as by a rough sea;
  • to carry back and forth, to and fro, up and down, as a boat or kite;
  • to tote.
  lit., lift into space.
(For. 5:548) [Ke kīloi ʻana i kekahi mea i ʻō a i ʻaneʻi a i luna a i lalo e like me ka moku e kīloi nui ʻia ana e nā ʻale nui o ke kai.]

pai aliʻi  v. to laud or praise a chief; to elevate one's own ego by recounting one's association with chiefs; name-dropping.

Paialoa [Paia-loa]  placename. fishpond (now filled in), Kamalō qd., south Molokaʻi. lit.: long wall.

Paialopāʻowā [Pai-alo--ʻowā]  n. wind inland of Hāna, Maui. WIN

paialou [pai·alou]  vt. to make a pitch, as a sales pitch, or to 'sell' an idea.

paʻi ʻana  n. printing, edition.

paʻi ʻana no ka hoʻoponopono  proofs (of printing) (EH)

paia o hope  back wall of a house (EH)

paʻi ā paʻi  vs. equal, as of two persons; to tie, have a draw. cf. paʻi₂. CLO

hoʻopaʻi ā paʻito make similar; to copy the clothing or manners of another, to ape, mimic, imitate

Ua paʻi ā paʻi lāua ma ka naʻauao.They are equals in wisdom.

paiʻāpala [paiʻā·pala]  n. apple pie. Eng. FOO

paʻiāuma [paʻi·ā·uma]  v. to slap the chest, as in grief. fig., to show grief, wail in lamentation. (Gram. 8.7.2)   [Uē paʻiāuma: Ka uē ʻana me ka paʻi pū i ka umauma; hana mau ʻia i ke au kahiko no ka hōʻike ʻana i ke kaumaha no kekahi kanaka i make. Ke paʻi ʻana i ka umauma ma ka uē kaumaha nui ʻana i ka make ʻana o kekahi poʻe. Kūmākena, ʻo ka ʻoi loa aku, ke kūmākena ʻana ma ke paʻi ʻana i ka umauma.],,₁₄

Paʻiāuma wale aku i ke aloha i kāne.Just showing great grief from love for the husbands.

paiauma  v. To love strongly; to remember with deep and affectionate regret, as one dead; to mourn for; to love and long after the welfare of a friend or a beloved child; to express love strongly, as a wife for a husband; paiauma wale aku no i ke aloha i na kane, (the wives of the men who went with Boki) expressed unfeigned love for their husbands. s. Strong affection; endearing attachment to one dead or long absent; a sorrowing or lamenting the absence of a loved one; a longing after the welfare of one. adv. Affectionately; piteously. Laieik. 140.

paʻi berena  var. spelling of paʻi pelena, loaves...

paiʻea  n. an edible crab, found where the ʻaʻama is found, but with a harder shell and shorter legs fringed in front with short, stiff hair; perhaps one of the grapsids; one of the names of Kamehameha I. fig., a star athlete. [PPn *paʻikea, crab sp]CRA SPO

paiea  s. A species of crab with a soft shell; kuapa, the hard shell.

Pāʻieʻie [-ʻieʻie]  placename. land near Panaʻewa, Hilo, Hawaiʻi. lit.: ʻieʻie vine enclosure.

Luhe i ka wai o Pāʻieʻiedrooping over the water of Pāʻieʻie [comparing a drunk to drooping ʻieʻie vines] (ON 2025)

paʻiha  same as ʻihaʻiha.

Paʻiha ʻoukou i ke ala, e ʻāpuʻe.You are strained on the path, struggle. (For. 6:294)

paihaʻa [pai·haʻa]  var. of paiāhaʻa₁, short, dumpy..., paiāhaʻa₂, dancing, surging...

paihaʻakei ʻili [pai·haʻa·kei ʻili]  vt. racism, i.e. adhering to a belief that one's own race is superior to another race. also paihaʻakei lāhui. cf. hoʻokae, hoʻokae ʻili.

paihaʻakei lāhui [pai·haʻa·kei ·hui]  see paihaʻakei ʻili, racism...

paʻi hakahaka [paʻi haka·haka]  n. printing, as contrasted with handwriting (kākau); form, questionnaire; blank, as on a questionnaire. lit., space printing.

paʻi hakahaka [paʻi haka·haka]  vt. to type. Niʻihau. also kikokiko.

paʻi hale  v. to thatch or line a house. see paʻi₇. HOU

paihale  v. To thatch houses.

paihānau [pai··nau]  n. pro-life, i.e. opposed to abortion; right to life. cf. paikoho. see kaupalena hānau.

paʻi hewa  S  nvt. misprint, typographical error; to make such an error. lit., mistaken printing.

paihī  n. trickling water, as down the face of a cliff. (rare.

paʻihi  vt.
  • clear, bright, cloudless;
  • neat, tidy,
  • well dressed in one's best;
  • to honor;
  • set, as a ship's sails
(often preceded by hao ā).
PCP *paki(f,s)i. WIN

Hōʻike ka nani o ka wahine, a i nui hao ā paʻihi.The beauty of the woman shows, and on your important day dress in your best. (name song for Kapiʻolani)

Kūlana hanohano i paʻihi ʻia aku maluna ona.An honor conferreed upon him.

paihi  adj. Pa and ihi, bark or outside of a vegetable. Clear; unclouded, as the atmosphere.

pāʻihi₁  n. a small weed (Nasturtium sarmentosum), related to watercress; used medicinally and as a tapa dye. cf. ʻihi kū kēpau. (Neal 372) PPN *pakisi. PLA TAP

paihi  A plant sometimes used for food. see ihi.

pāʻihi₂  n. Maui name for ʻōhiʻa hā, same as hā₇, a native species of Eugenia.

paihi  s. The tree ohiaha; the bark of the tree used in coloring kapa black; the tree is used for building houses and for fuel.

pāʻihiʻihi₁  redup. of paʻihi,
  • clear, bright,
  • cloudless;
  • neat, tidy,
  • well dressed in one's best;
  • to honor;
  • set, as a ship's sails ...
see ex. mikihilina, oki₂. [Ke kūkulu ʻia ʻana o nā peʻa ma luna o ka moku a paʻa.]

pāʻihiʻihi₂  same as
  • pāʻihi₁, small weed...
  • pāʻihi₂, Maui name for ʻōhiʻa hā, a native species of Eugenia.

paihiihi  adj. Neat; tidy. Large; extended; full.

paiho₁  vi. to project, as a bone through flesh. (rare.ILL

paiho  v. To project out beyond, as a broken bone through the flesh. To be crooked outside and not inside.

paiho₂  vi. to make hand signals. (rare.

paiho₃  vs. peeled, as skin. (rare.

hoʻopaihoto peel

paihō [pai·]  n. flapping, of a malo. (rare.

paiho  To roll up, as a scroll; to tie up, as a bundle. adj. Girded, as with a malo; tied up, as a bundle; girded, as one dressed.

paihoʻāhu kāloaʻa [pai·hoʻāhu ·loaʻa]  see paikāloaʻa, capitalism...

paihoʻohaeweli [pai·hoʻo·hae·weli]  n. terrorism. see hana haeweli, hoʻohaeweli, limahaeweli.[+]

paʻi hou  reprint (EH)

pai hua  n. custard pie, egg pie, fruit pie. FOO

paʻi hua₁  n. bundle of fruit; fruit cluster, as of grapes. FOO

paihua  s. Pai, bundle, and hua, fruit. A bundle of fruit.

paʻi hua₂  n. bulge, as in canoe sides. (rare.CAN

paʻi hua fiku  var. spelling of paʻi hua piku, cake of figs...

paʻi hua piku, paʻi hua fiku  n. cake of figs. (1 Sam. 25.18) FOO

paihuafiku  s. Paihua and fiku, figs. A bunch of figs. 1 Sam. 25:18.

paʻi huawaina  n. var. spelling of paʻi hua waina, cluster of grapes. AltSpel FOO

paʻi hua waina, paʻi huawaina  n. cluster of grapes. (1 Sam. 25.18) FOO

paihuawaina  s. Pai and huawaina, grapes. A bunch of grapes; paihuawaina maloo, a bunch of raisins. 1 Sam. 28:18.

paiia  adj. Pai and ia, passive. Bound up in or mixed together. Kin. 44:30. Pai, to impress, and ia, passive. Impressed; stamped; printed.

pāʻīʻiʻi  see nenue.

paiʻiʻihā [paiʻiʻi·]  n. a small, light-green, oblong fern (Dryopteris dentata), tapering at both ends and divided into many long, narrow divisions, widely distributed in woods of temperate and tropical countries. In Hawaiʻi it also volunteers in gardens. (Neal 20–1)FER PLA

paʻi i ka pāpākole  spank (EH)

paʻiʻina  redup. of paʻina.

paʻi ipu  to drum, drummer (EH)

paika  nvt. fight; to fight. Eng.

paʻi kāhela [paʻi ·hela]  vt. to pan, as with a movie or video camera (preceded by ke). lit., take (a picture) sweeping backward and forward

paikala [pai·kala]  vt. public relations. also ʻoilaulaha.[+]

Na ka māhele paikala o kēia hui e kūkala aku i ka nūhou maikaʻi i ka lehulehu.It's the job of this company's public relations department to announce good news to the public.

Pāikalani [-i-ka-lani]  placename. ancient taro patch, three acres in area, Honomuni Valley, southeast Molokaʻi, said to have been set aside by Piʻilani, chief of Maui, and to have been used later by Kamehameha I. A variant name is Pāikahāwai (reach the water flume). (Summers 142-144.). lit.: reach the sky.

pā i ka leo  hurt feelings, rebuked (EH)

paikāloaʻa [pai··loaʻa]  vt. capitalism. also paihoʻāhu kāloaʻa. see ahu kāloaʻa.

Ua hoʻohiki maila ke aupuni o Kina e hoʻomau ʻia ana ka ʻōnaehana paikāloaʻa ma Honokaona ma hope o ka hoʻihoʻi ʻia ʻana o ia panalāʻau Beretānia o ka ma mua Kina.The Chinese government has promised that it would maintain a capitalistic system in Hong Kong after the former British colony reverts back to China.

pā i ka makau  wary (as a fish) (EH)

paikano [pai·kano]  vt. to make a great pet of; to treat with great favor.

E paikano nui ana ʻoia i ke aliʻi.He treated the chief with great favor.

paikau [pai·kau]  vi.
  • to march,
  • drill,
  • parade,
  • pass to and fro;
  • to practice firearms.
[Kaʻi hele na kekahi pūʻulu a pūʻali nui i mea e nānā ʻia e ka lehulehu.]₁₄

He kumu paikau no koa hele wāwae.Manual of arms for infantry soldiers.


paikau  v. To exercise with fire-arms. s. The act of exercising with fire-arms; ao mai la o Vanekouva i ko Kamehameha poe kanaka i ka paikau, Vancouver taught Kamehameha's men the manual exercise.

paʻi kau  vs. equal. (rare.

pā i ka ʻū  grief-stricken (EH)

paikauhale [pai·kau·hale]  vt. to go gadding about from house to house.

Paikauhale [Pai-kau·hale]  n. name of a star. see Auhaele. STA

paikauhale  s. A poor man going from house to house to beg; one wandering from place to place. adj. Wandering about, as a vagabond; having no home.

paikaulei [pai·kau·lei]  rare var. of pakaulei.

paikauleia [pai·kau·leia]  pas/imp. of paikaulei, gad about...

paikauleia  s. Paikau and lei, a wreath, and a for ia, passive, wreathed. A woman that puts on a lei so as to signify that she is for sale; an abandoned woman going from place to place; a tattler.

pā i ka ʻupena  wary (as a fish) (EH)

pā i ke kai nui  struck by a big sea (EH)

He ʻūlili holoholo kahakai, i ke kai nui, hina.A tattler running on the beach, struck by a big sea, falls. (of weaklings). (ON 957 EH)

paiki, pāiki, pāisi  n. bag, suitcase, satchel, pocketbook, purse. Eng.

pāiki, pāisi  n. suitcase, purse.

pāiki₁ [·iki]  n. hollow of the hand. (rare.

paiki  s. The hollow of the hand; ka poholima.

pāiki₂ [·iki]  vs. cramped, pressed close, crowded. (rare.

paiki  v. To be cramped; to be confined; to be held close.

pāiki hāʻawe, pāisi hāʻawe [pāiki ·ʻawe]  n. backpack, knap-sack lit., backpack bag. also ʻawe.

paʻi kiʻi  n.v. to take pictures, photographs; photographer. lit., snap pictures. cf. pahu paʻi kiʻi, pepa paʻi kiʻi.

paʻi kiʻi  vt. to photograph or take a picture, either still or motion (preceded by ke). see kiʻi paʻi, paʻi.

paikikala [pai·kikala]  n. bicycle (usually follows kaʻa, vehicle). Eng.

paikikala [paiki·kala]  n. bicycle. cycling (HE) . cf. kalaikikala. CAR

kaea paikikalabicycle tire

kalaiwa paikikalabicycle handlebars

kaulahao paikikalabicycle chain

ke ʻau paikikalabicycle handlebars

kua hao paikikalabicycle crossbar

noho paikikalabicycle seat

paikikala holo kuahiwimountain bike

taea paikikalabicycle tire

pāiki lola  n. tape case, cassette holder. cf. poho lola.

paikini [pai·kini]  n. fashion, style. Eng.

paikini  adj. Bound up; girded; dressed in tight fitting clothes; nani na haumana me na wawae paikini, fine looking are the scholars with pants tight fitting.

paʻi kinipōpō [paʻi kini·pōpō]  n.v. baseball bat, tennis racquet; to hit a ball. SPO

paiki paʻa lima  n. var. spelling of paiki paʻalima, handbag. AltSpel

paiki paʻalima, paiki paʻa lima [paiki paʻa·lima]  n. handbag.

Paikō  placename. lagoon, peninsula, and drive,Kuliʻouʻou, Honolulu, named for Pico, a part-Portuguese resident of the area.

paikoho [pai·koho]  n. pro-choice, i.e. advocating legalized abortion. cf. paihānau. see kaupalena hānau. LAW

paikole  adj. see pokole. Short; cut off; low.

paʻi koli  vt. to trim, cut short.

paikomo [pai·komo]  vt. recruitment; to recruit. cf. painoho.[+]

paiku  pass (to and fro) (EH)

paikū kaʻawale [pai· kaʻa·wale]  n. isolationism. lit., adhering to (the principle of) standing separate.

paʻi kukui  n. a kind of dark tapa cloth dyed with juice from kukui bark, said to be from Hālawa, Molokaʻi (Ii 83). According to (And), a pale yellow tapa made on Molokaʻi. also paʻipaʻi kukui. TAP

paikuli [pai·kuli]  those in charge of a chief's property. (And.)

paʻi kulo  vt. to make a sidewinder serve, in volleyball. Niʻihau. SPO VLB

paikumu [pai·kumu]  vs. to have connections with important or influential persons. (rare.

paikumu  v. To ask one to go with him to a chief, the one asked to go being familiar with the chief.

paila₁  nvt. pile, heap; to heap up. Eng.

ka paila.A big pile [work to do]. (ON 1892)

paila  s. Eng. A pile; a heap; he paila wahie. NOTE.—A pile of wood in market was formerly a fathom square every way, i. e., a solid fathom; it is now about three-quarters of a cord.

paila₂, baila  nvt. to boil, percolate. FOO

E paila aku i ka ʻiʻo pipi.Boil the beef.

paila  vi. to boil. see kēkelē. FOO

kēkelē pailaboiling point

pailaha [pai·laha]  n. credit, as the name of a person who has contributed to a performance.

paila ʻia  piled (EH)

pailaka, pailata [pai·laka]  nvt. pilot; to pilot. [1. Ka hoʻokele ʻana i ka moku a i ʻole i ka mokulele. 2. Ke kanaka nāna e hoʻokele i ka moku.]

Iesū, e pailaka iaʻuJesus, pilot me. (hymn)

pailani [pai·lani] 
  • similar to mailani, to extol, praise, treat as a chief or great favorite, indulge, spoil, favor... but often pejorative;
  • to spoil.
cf. mailani.

hoʻopailanicaus/sim. to make or treat as a favorite.

pailani  v. To praise; to extol; to rejoice in; e hoonani.

pailani loa  indulged (EH)

pailata  var. spelling of pailaka, pilot...

pailata mokulele  aviator (EH)

paʻilauʻula [paʻi·lauʻula]  n. dry pandanus leaves still clinging to the tree. lit., cut red leaves. (rare.PAN TRE

paila wahie  n. woodpile, pile of firewood.

paile  s. The uncomfortable feeling produced by tattooing the face.

paileki [pai·leki]  n. Pyrex. Eng. SCI

hano hoʻokolohua pailekiPyrex test tube

pāʻili  n. swelling, as of newly made tattooing. (rare.

pā ʻili  v. to touch the skin. FIS

Ka iʻa ʻili kanaka o Waimea.The fish that touches the skin of the people of Waimea [said of great schools of hinana, fish].

ʻili  see lāʻau make pā ʻili, contact poison...

paili  v. To touch the skin; to slap on the skin with the hand. To stick to the skin, as some animals in the sea when bathing; he aloha ka ia paili kanaka o Kawainui.

paʻi lihi  vt. to dink, i.e. to mishit or clip (the ball), in volleyball. lit., slight hit. also hoʻokulu. see ʻai hele wale. SPO VLB

pā ilina, pāilina  n. cemetery, graveyard. see ex. wailua₁.

pāilina  var. spelling of pā ilina, cemetery...

pailoka [pai·loka]  same as pailaka, pilot

pailota  s. Eng. Art. ke. A pilot; one who directs vessels into ports and out of them.

pailola [pai·lola]  n. wintergreen. (scientific name Pyrola). Eng. FOO

pailolo₁ [pai·lolo]  n. a variety of sugar cane. also hou, pakaweli. SUG

Pailolo₂ [pai·lolo]  n. name of the channel between Molokaʻi and Maui.

Pailolo  s. The name of the channel between Mani and Molokai.

Pailolo [Pai-lolo]  placename. channel between Maui and Molokaʻi, 8.5 miles wide; probably a contraction of pai (lift) and oloolo (shifting).

pailua [pai·lua]  nvs. nausea; nauseating, abominable. [Pn(CE) *pairua, nausea; feeling of disgust]ILL

hoʻopailuato cause nausea, vomiting; nauseating, sickening, revolting, disgusting, loathsome

mea lele ʻē aʻe apau e kolo ana, me wāwae ʻehā, he mea ia e hoʻopailua ʻia e ʻoukou.All other flying things that creep, which have four feet, shall be an abomination unto you. (Oihk. 11.23)

pailua  v. To feel sickness at the stomach. To be disgusted at a thing. Hoo. To loathe; to abhor. Puk. 7:18. To be greatly displeased with; to be an abomination or loathing. Oihk. 11:23. To vomit; to retch with nausea. s. Sickness; sea-sickness; nausea. Hoo. Sickness of the stomach. fig. That which causes disagreeable sensations; that which is disagreeable to one; an abomination. Puk. 8:22.

paʻi lua  double hit SPO

ʻaʻena paʻi luadouble-hit violation, in volleyball

Pailua  The name of a wind from Kamiloloa.

pailula  vs. prescriptive, as writing. [+]

paima  s. To be sea-sick.

paʻimalau₁ [paʻi·malau]  n. Portuguese man-of-war (Physalia). jellyfish (HE) [PPn *paki-paki, Portuguese man-of-war (Physalia sp.)]FIS

paʻimalau [paʻi·malau]  n. Portuguese man-of-war (Physalia). also paʻi. see paʻipeʻa, paʻipihi. FIS

paimalau  s. A living creature having a sting in its tail, and floating on the ocean like the auwaalalua; he wahi mea huelo awa e lana ana ma ka moana me he auwaalalua la.

paʻimalau₂ [paʻi·malau]  n. a fleet of canoes fishing for aku with the malau, bait carrier. [He ʻauwaʻa hī aku. Hoʻohana ʻia ka malau no ka hī aku ʻana. (paʻi + malau).]₁₁FIS CAN

paimalau  A place in the ocean where the water is calm and clear, sought by those who are fishing for the aku.

paimana aupuni [pai·mana au·puni]  vt. communism. lit., adhering to government power. GOV

paimana kaʻawale [pai·mana kaʻa·wale]  n. federalism, i.e. the principle of division of power between the state and national governments. lit., adhering to separate power. GOV

paʻi manamana [paʻi mana·mana]  vt. to volley, i.e. keep the ball in play, in volleyball. lit., hit (with) fingers. also pohu. cf. lelekīkē. SPO VLB

pai me nā mea ʻai ʻokiʻoki ʻia  mince pie (EH)

paina₁  na form of pai₂; to lift; lifting, swelling or breaking, as waves.

paina₂  n. fine cloth like serge.

paina  Fine white cloth; he lole keokeo makalii; also, broad cloth; paa paina, a suit of broad cloth.

paina₃  n. pine trees and all kinds of conifers; ironwood; cedar (RSV), ash (KJV). Eng. (Isa. 44.14) TRE

paina  n. pine, conifer, or any tree which resembles a pine. also paina lau kukuna, paina tidara (Bib). TRE

paina  Eng. A pine or fir tree. 2 Oihl. 2:8. Laau paina. 2 Oihl. 3:5.

paina₄  n. pint. Eng.

paina  n. pint. abb. pin.

paʻina₁  nvi. to crackle, snap, click, tick, pop, resound; crackling, etc; brittle, easily torn. cf. kānepaʻina, ʻuʻina. PEP *pakinga.

paʻinato click, ticktack

paʻina  n. click, as the sound produced when clicking a computer mouse. see kaomi, kōmi. CMP

He kuli nui ka paʻina o kēia ʻiole.This mouse has a loud click to it.

paina  To ring; to squeak; to sound, as in tearing or breaking a thing. The sound made in tearing a piece of cloth or in breaking a cord. The sound of a flea hopping on a piece of paper. adj. Rotten, as cloth; brittle; easily torn or broken. see pohaehae.

paʻina₂  n. Hawaiʻi Island name for pohā₂, cape gooseberry. PLA FOO

paina  The Cape gooseberry.

Paʻina  placename. old name for Wilhelmina Rise, Honolulu. lit.: crackle.

pāʻina  nvt. meal, dinner, small party with dinner; to eat a pāʻina. bc FOO

paina  v. To eat; to dine. Kin. 27:4. To eat; to feed upon. Sol. 15:14. A meal; an eating.

paina  s. A land; an island. A part separated or broken off.

pāʻina ahiahi [pāʻina ahi·ahi]  n. evening meal, dinner, supper. FOO

pāʻina ʻai poi  poi supper (EH)

painaʻāpala [paina·ʻā·pala]  n. pineapple. also hala kahiki. SCI FOO

ʻea painaʻāpalapolyethylene

paina kahakai [paina kaha·kai]  n. French tamarisk (Tamarix gallica), shrub or small trees. Niʻihau. cf. (Neal 587). PLA TRE

paina Kuke  n. Cook pine. also kumu paina Kuke. TRE

Paʻinakuli [Paʻina-kuli]  n. a stroke in lua fighting. lit., deafening crackle. LUA

pāʻina lā hānau  n. birthday party (KAN)

paina luhe  S  n. ironwood. lit., drooping pine. also paina. TRE

pāina male, pāʻina male [·ina male]  n. wedding feast or reception. FOO

pāʻina male  n. var. spelling of pāina male, wedding feast or reception. AltSpel FOO

pāʻina poi  n.v. poi lunch or supper. POI FOO

paina Pukikī [paina puki·]  n. Portuguese cypress. also paina tireza (Bib.). TRE

paina pupupu  Niʻihau. same as paina kahakai;

painiki [pai·niki]  vt. to dress in tight-fitting garments; buttoned up tightly. cf. niki, to tie

painiki  v. Pai and niki, to tie a knot. To dress one up with close fitting garments; to go buttoned up tightly, as a dandy.

pai niu  n. coconut pie. CN FOO

painu.jpgborder=0paʻiniu [paʻi·niu]  n. some native Hawaiian lilies (Astelia spp) with long, narrow, silvery or tan leaves forming rosette-shaped plants growing either on the ground or perching on trees. Small yellow or greenish flowers develop in a panicle on a stalk shorter than the leaves. Formerly, Hawaiians braided hat leis out of the shiny outer layer of the leaves and wore them as a sign that they had visited Kīlauea Volcano, where one species is common. Also used, rarely, for house thatch (For. 5:655). (Neal 192)PLA TRE FLO LEI

paʻiniu [paʻi-niu]  n. a very thin type of tapa. TAP

painoho [pai·noho]  vt. retention, as of students enrolled at a school; to retain. cf. paikomo. see noho.[+]

He aha ke ʻano o papahana painoho haumāna o ke kula?What kind of student retention programs are there at the school?

painu  n. gram. verb, or any word used as a verb. māka painu, verb marker. see pepeke painu. (PHG)

painuʻu₁ [pai·nuʻu]  vt. to carry on the hip or back, as a heavy child; to lug, as a heavy object that must be hitched up now and then.

Ahonui kēia kaikamahine i ka painuʻu i ke kaikaina.This girl is so patient in lugging about her little sister.

painuʻu₂ [pai·nuʻu]  vt. to boast.

E painuʻu ʻoe me mahalo a pala hinu ʻēkā maiʻa.You brag with praise of bright and ripe banana hands [worthless bragging]. (Kel. 138)

paio  nvt. to quarrel, argue, fight; combat, argument, conflict, strife, battle, struggle; to contend, as conflicting winds. bc [Ka hakakā ʻana.]₁₈WAR

ʻahahui paiodebating club

Haʻa makani, e paio nei, paio i ke alo o makani lua.Moving low are the winds, striking as they contend here, blustering before the strong-blowing winds. (For. 6:299)

hoa paioopponent, enemy

hoʻopaiocaus/sim (For. 6:487)

paio  v. To speak back and forth like persons in a dialogue. see kike. To scold back and forth, as two persons. To strive together; to contend; to disagree in opinion. Kin. 45:24. To quarrel; to fight with. To turn topsy-turvy; to toss up and down like the sea current. To bend round like a fish-hook. To throw stones back and forth. s. A striving; a quarrel; a strife. 2 Sam. 22:14. A combat; a controversy. Ier. 25:31. adj. Contentious; disputatious; quarreling.

paiō [pai·ō]  n. fixed swing, as with two or more ropes or chains. Niʻihau. . cf. lele koali.

pāʻiʻo  nvt. var. spelling of pā ʻiʻo, fishhook baited with flesh; to remove flesh from bones, as of fish. AltSpel FIS

pā ʻiʻo, pāʻiʻo  nvt. fishhook baited with flesh; to remove flesh from bones, as of fish. cf. pā₃. FIS

paioa [pai·oa]  vs. tall, slim. cf. leioa. [He lōʻihi a wīwī.]BOD

paioea, paiowea [paio·ea, paio·wea]  n. a variety of sweet potato. SWP

pai ʻōhua [pai ʻō·hua]  n. basket trap for fishing ʻōhua. cf. pai₅. FIS

paio kālaimanaʻo [paio ·lai·manaʻo]  n. debate, argument.

paio kālaimanaʻo [paio ·lai·manaʻo]  vt. debate; to debate.

hui paio kālaimanaʻodebate club

paiola [pai·ola]  vs. nutritious. cf. ʻaiaola. FOO

pāʻiole  n. var. spelling of pā ʻiole, food left for rats on a tray (). AltSpel

pā ʻiole, pāʻiole  n. food left for rats on a tray ().

Paiʻoluʻolu [Pai-ʻoluʻolu]  placename. point, south side of Hanauma Bay, Oʻahu. lit.: lift gently.

paionia [pai·onia]  nvs. pioneer. Eng.

pai ʻoʻopu  n. basket trap for fishing ʻoʻopu. cf. pai₅. FIS

paiowea  var. spelling of paioea, a variety of sweet potato...

paipai₁ [pai·pai]  S   to lobby. redup. of pai₁, urge, encourage...; bc

hoʻopaipairedup. of hoʻopai, to encourage, cause to rouse, etc...; to promote, cheer, lobby; promotion, agitator

luna paipai pilafloor leader, as a member of a legislative body

paipai₂ [pai·pai]  S   to rock. redup. of pai₂, raise, lift up...; see noho paipai, rocking chair... bc

paʻipaʻi₁ [paʻi·paʻi] 
  • to applaud, clap; applause;
  • to sprinkle coloring matter (as charcoal or red cloth) on tapa and beat it in.
redup. of paʻi₁, to slap, spank, beat, hit, clap...; bc PPN *pakipaki. TAP

hoʻopaʻipaʻiredup. of hoʻopaʻi₁, to slap, hit, punish, chastise...

paipai  v. see pai, to strike. To rouse; to excite; to put in mind, as one careless or indifferent. To strike with the palm of the hand. To chastise; to correct; to smite. Isa. 53:4. To bolster up, as a sick man. 1 Nal. 22:35. To clap the hands as a sign of rejoicing; a paipai lakou i na lima. 2 Nal. 11:12. To act against another thing, as the under jaw against the upper in eating or speaking; to strike against so as to make a noise. s. A correction; a chastisement. Kanl. 11:2. The act of pounding kapa as done by women.

paʻipaʻi₂ [paʻi·paʻi]  mixed, diluted. redup. of paʻi₃, to mix, as ingredients, to mingle; bc FOO

lama paʻipaʻi ʻiamixed alcoholic drink, cocktail

waiū paʻipaʻidiluted milk

paʻipaʻi [paʻi·paʻi]  vt. to dilute or mix, as a drink. cf. hoʻokaiaka. FOO

Ua paʻipaʻi ʻia ka lama i ka wai.The alcoholic beverage was diluted with water.

paipai  Name of a medicine made of the leaves of the ipuawaawa, a kind of gourd; the waiiki diluted with water.

paʻipaʻi₃ [paʻi·paʻi]  vt. to trim, prune, cut, clip, as a plant or the hair; to strip off, as leaves. bc PLA

ʻAʻole ia e paʻipaʻi ʻia, ʻaʻole hoʻi e ʻōlaʻolaʻo ʻia.It shall not be pruned, nor dug. (Isa. 5.6)

lauoho paʻipaʻitrimmed hair

paipai  To prune; to lop off limbs; to pluck leaves. Oihk. 25:3. To peel off, as the bark of a tree or the skin of an animal; to peel off; to separate the flesh from the bones. adj. He pahi paipai, a pruning knife; mea paipai waina, any article used in dressing grape vines. see Isa. 61:5.

paʻipaʻi₄ [paʻi·paʻi]  vt. to dribble, as a basketball. Niʻihau. also pākimokimo, pāloiloi. cf. pekupeku. SPO BSK

paipai  Hoo. To swell out as if stuffed with food; to strut with sufficiency; to be bold; to dare. A threshold of a door. Lunk. 19:27. The name of a kind of hula; he paipai kekahi hula.

paipaieʻe [pai·pai·eʻe]  same as pepeieʻe, overripe breadfruit or banana kneaded with coconut cream... FOO

paʻipaʻiʻiole [paʻi·paʻiʻiole]  rat haircut. said to be named for an irregular haircut given to Pikoiakaʻalalā (a demigod born of a crow father, who sometimes appeared as a rat) by his rat sisters. see papaʻiole, irregularly cut, of hair...

paipai kalaiʻāina  campaign (political) (EH)

paʻipaʻi kukui [paʻi·paʻi kukui]  same as paʻi kukui, kind of dark tapa... TAP

paipaikukui  s. The name of a species of kapa made on Molokai; its color was pale yellow; he kapa ano like me ka paipaikukui.

paʻipaʻi lāʻau  chemistry (EH)

paʻipaʻi lima [paʻi·paʻi lima]  n.v. to clap, applaud; applause, clapping.

paipailima  v. Paipai and lima, hand. To clap the hands as a sign of joy. Isa. 55:12.

paʻipaʻi mālie  pat (EH)

paipai manaʻo [pai·pai manaʻo]  n. memorial, revived memory. (Puk. 30.16)

paipai  Paipai manao, a remembrancer; a memorial. Puk. 30:16.

paʻipāʻina [paʻi·pāʻina]  redup. of pāʻina, meal, dinner...

paipaina  v. see paina. To eat; to take food.

paʻipaʻinahā [paʻi·paʻi·nahā]  n. tapa cloak worn over the shoulder like a cape. TAP CLO

paipainaha  s. A cloak; a garment; a kapa.

paʻipāʻi pālua [paʻi·pāʻi ·lua]  vt. to double dribble, in basketball. also pākimokimo pālua, pāloiloi pālua. SPO BSK

Paipala, Baibala [pai·pala]  n. Bible; Biblical. Eng.

Wehe i ka Paipala.Open the Bible [at random, select a passage and interpret this as help or solution to a problem]. (Nānā 204)

pai palaʻai  n. pumpkin pie. FOO

paʻi pālahalaha [paʻi ·laha·laha]  vt. to spike with open hand, in volleyball. Nīʻihau. see hili, kuʻi puʻupuʻu. SPO VLB

Paipala Hemolele  Holy Bible (EH)

paʻi palaoa  n. cakes of fine flour. (Nah. 6.15) FOO

paʻi palaoa  n. dough. lit., mix flour. FOO

paʻi palapala [paʻi pala·pala]  S  n.v. printing press; to print.

paipalapala  s. Pai, to print, and palapala, printed or written paper. A printing press.

paʻipeʻa [paʻi·peʻa]  n. by-the-wind-sailor, a kind of jellyfish. see paʻi, paʻipihi. FIS

paʻi pelena, paʻi berena  n. loaves. (1 Sam. 25.18) FOO

paʻipihi [paʻi·pihi]  n. blue-button, a kind of jellyfish. see paʻi, paʻipeʻa. FIS

pai pika  n. pizza. also pika. Eng. FOO

paipo  nv. a short surf board, a body board. "During the early 1900s, the term paepo'o was commonly used in Waikīkī, and it meant riding a wave with only the body. After World War II … referring to bodysurfing with a small board." (The Beaches of O'ahu, By John R. K. Clark. University Press of Hawaii, 1977.) reportedly coined by Hawaiian surfing legend Wally Froiseth ca. 1956, his (mis)spelling of pae po, a shortened form of paepoʻo. see mypaipoboards.org.

paipu  n. pipe, faucet. Eng. TOO

kala paipupipe wrench

kanaka hoʻomoe paipuplumber

ke o ka paipufaucet key

kuʻi paipupipe fitting

paipu lawe ʻinosewage system

tuko paipuplastic pipe cement

tuko paipu ʻeaplastic pipe cement

wai paiputap water

pai pū  n. pumpkin pie.

pā ipu₁  n. calabash, wooden dish in general, cooking utensil, bowl (preceded by ke). cf. waihona pā ipu. (Ier. 52.18)

Lawea mai i kau ipu a kākou.Bring our dishes, cooking utensils.

paipu  s. A set of empty calabashes. A calabash for packing kapas or clothes to keep them dry on a canoe. Basins used as containers. 1 Nal. 7:40. A bowl for containing food. Ier. 52:18 Olepe waha paipu Kohala na ka ino, Me he wahine hili haehae la ka makani, Aole ui hele wale o Kohala, Ipu hahao ka ipu haa na ka makani.

pā ipu₂  n.v. to beat a gourd drum; the drum itself and accompanying chant and sitting dance by the chanter. also hula kuolo. HUL MUS

paipu  s. Name of a hula or dance.

paipu ahi  n. exhaust pipe, as on a car. Niʻihau. cf. kini paipu ahi. CAR

paipu hanu  n. windpipe, trachea, in anatomy. lit., pipe (for) breathing. also paipu hanu o lalo. cf. paipu moni. see kaniʻāʻī, and entry below. BOD

ke pani paipu hanuepiglottis

paipu hanu o lunalarynx

paipu hanu  n. snorkel. lit., pipe (for) breathing. SPO

ʻauʻau paipu hanuto snorkel

paipu kinai ahi  n. fire hydrant. lit., pipe (for) extinguishing fire. also piula wai.

paipu koʻo  S  n. pipe used to hold up clear plastic sheeting over an aquaculture tank. lit., support pipe.

paipu lawe ʻino  n. sewer, the pipe.

ke pani paipu lawe ʻinomanhole cover, as for a sewer

paipuliʻi [paipu·liʻi]  n. pipette. SCI

paipuliʻi ʻumelauohocapillary pipette

paipu moni  n. esophagus. lit., pipe (for) swallowing. cf. paipu hanu. BOD

paʻi puna  v. to whitewash, plaster. lit., to slap coral. [Ka hana ʻana i ke kimeki a i 'ole kekahi 'ano mea ho'opaʻa e like me ke kimeki ma ke kūkulu 'ana i kekahi mea e like me ka pā a i 'ole ka hale paha.]

paʻipunahele [paʻi·puna·hele]  n.v. to fete a favorite (punahele), especially by composing songs in his honor, and staging dances and feasts for him; an expression of love for a favorite. [Mālama a hoʻohanohano ma ke ʻano he punahele me nā hana hoʻohauʻoli hoʻi.]₁₄HUL

He paʻipunahele kēlā ke kupuna i ke keiki.That is the grandparent's expression of affection for the child.

paipunahele  s. Name of a dance.

paipu omo wai  n. drain. Niʻihau.

paipu wai  n. fire hydrant. water pipe (KAN) (HE)

pairogalola [pai·roga·lola]  n. pyrogallol. Eng. SCI

pāisi  var. spelling of paiki, bag...

pāisi hāʻawe  n. back pack. (NKE)

paʻiua [paʻi·ua]  n. fine, white tapa. TAP

paʻi ʻuala  n. cooked and compressed sweet potatoes allowed to ferment slightly and used as a substitute for poi when poi was scarce. Also poi ʻuala by analogy with poi. SWP POI

paʻiʻula₁  n. tapa made by beating red rags or tapa pieces to form a mixture of white and red (as outer or kilohana sheet for bedcovers). also welu ʻula. cf. moelola. [Ka paʻūpaʻū i hana ʻia ma ke kuku ʻana i kekahi mau ʻāpana ʻulaʻula me kekahi mau ʻāpana keʻokeʻo.]TAP

paiula  s. Name of a kind of kapa made by beating up the welus of red kapa with new waoke, which formed a mixture of white and red; kahiko aku la oia i kona mau hookele i na kihei paiula. Laieik. 12.

paʻiʻula₂  calabash receptacle for sarongs. (AP) CLO

paiula  s. Art. ke. A kind of platform used for spreading out paus.

paʻi ulele  vt. service, in volleyball; to serve (the ball). lit., hit (to) get into action. cf. hānai, hānai puʻupuʻu. SPO VLB

ʻaʻena paʻi uleleservice violation

kaʻa paʻi uleleside out

paʻi umauma [paʻi uma·uma]  n. chest-slapping hula. [Pn(MQ) *paki-uma, chest-slapping dance]HUL

paiumauma  v. Pai, to strike, and umauma, the breast. A play which consisted in striking on the breast; he hula pai ma ka umauma.

paʻi ʻuwala  sweet-potato poi (EH)

paiwa  n. drama; dramatic. Tongan faiva (entertainment)..

hana keaka paiwadramatic play

pāiwa [·iwa]  vt. nine times, nine at a time, to divide by nine or distribute to nine.

paʻi waina  n. cluster of grapes.

paʻi wale  n.v. a draw or tie; to have a draw or tie. cf. paʻi₂. SPO

paiwale  s. A drawn game, or battle when neither party conquers; ina like pu ka ikaika o na moa, he paiwale.

pai wela me nā mea ʻai ʻokiʻoki ʻia  hot mince pie (EH)

paka₁  vt. to remove the dregs, such as fibers, from herbs used for medicine; to strain. ILL

paka₂  vt. to criticize constructively, as chanting; to look for flaws in order to perfect; to teach, correct. MUS

paka₃  n. raindrops, patter of rain, especially of big drops. [(OC) PPn *pata, raindrop]WIN MUS

Hana ka uluna i ka paka o ka ua.Work the pillow during the dropping of rain. [i.e., might as well rest when it's raining]. (ON 459)

ʻO ka ua paka kahi, paka lua, pakapaka ua, paka ua, kūlokuloku.The rain falling in single drops, in double drops, the many drops, raindrops, rain in streams. (chant for Kuakini)

paka  v. To make war; to fight; to strike, as large drops of rain upon dry leaves, making a noise. s. Any small round substance, as the head of a pin; a knot at the end of a rope.

paka₄  same as kākala, cartilage. BOD

paka₅  n. Kaʻū name for ʻōpakapaka, a fish. FIS

paka₆  n. tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum), a hairy annual herb from tropical America, which may grow nearly 2 m high, introduced to Hawaiʻi in about 1812. It was tried out unsuccessfully from 1908 to 1929 as a possible industry. Plants are now growing both wild and cultivated. Wild tobacco (Nicotiana glauca).(Neal 751). (Neal 752)PLA FOO

paka  Paka is sometimes written for baka, tobacco.

paka₇  n. butter (usually follows waiū). Eng. FOO

paka₈, bata  n. curds. (Kin. 18.8) , (KJV). Eng. FOO

paka₉  n. bugger. Eng.

paka₁₀, pāka  clearly, completely.

Ma ka hora ʻaiwa paha o ka , ʻike pāka akula ia ma ka hihiʻo...One day at about three in the afternoon he had a vision... (Oihk. 10:3)

No ka mea, ua ʻike paka ʻōukou ē, ʻo ka o ka Haku, me he ʻaihue i ka , pēlā ia e hiki mai ai.For you know very well that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night. (1 Tes. 4:1)

Ua ʻike paka ʻoe i kaʻu aʻo ʻana...You, however, know all about my teaching... (2 Tim. 3:10)

paka  adv. clearly; plainly; intelligibly; evidently. syn: lea, pono, maopopo: Ua oki paka, haalele i na mea ino a pau.

pakā  vt. to dunk (the ball), in basketball. onomatopoeia. also ʻūpoʻi. cf. pākī. SPO BSK

Ua kaʻa ke eo o ka hoʻokūkū pakā Spud Web.Spud Web took the slam dunk contest.

pāka₁  n. park. Eng.

ʻOihana o Pāka a me Hana HoʻonaneaDepartment of Parks and Recreation

pāka₂  vt. to park, as a car. Eng.

pākā₁ [·]  var. of pākaʻa₁, lean, as meat... FOO

ʻiʻo pākālean meat

pākā [·]  vs. lean, as meat. FOO

pākā loaextra lean

paka  adj. Lean, as flesh; destitute of fat.

pākā₂ [·]  vt. to cut in long slices, to hack, as pig or fish for salting; to cut back, as a plant. FIS PLA

pākā [·]  vt. to skin, as a pig or sheep. Niʻihau. ANI FOO

pākā hapahāto quarter, as an animal

paka  To cut; to pare; to peel off.

pākā₃ [·]  vt. to scramble, as eggs.

hua pākāscrambled eggs, omelet

pākā₄ [·]  vi.
  • to surf, as with canoe, board, or body;
  • to skim, as a surfing canoe;
  • to skip stones.

paka  To fend off or turn aside, as the stern does a canoe to avoid a wave which threatens to fill it. To shoot or slide a canoe or surf-board on a wave.

pākā₅ [·]  n. sinker on a fish line for deep-sea fishing. (For. 4:293) [He kēpau; he pōhaku hoʻi i nākiʻi ʻia i ke aho no ka lawaiʻa ʻana ma ke kai hohonu.]₁₁FIS

paka  A stone used by fishermen.

pākā₆ [·]  vt. to fish with hook and line but no pole, as ulua. also kākā. FIS

pākā₇ [·]  var. of pākākā₁, low and broad, especially of a wooden bowl or door...

paka  A flat calabash, so called because large and flat;

pākā₈ [·]  vs. wrinkled. cf. pākāeaea, pakalua. (rare.

pākā₉ [·]  same as hoka, to strain (rare.

paka  To prepare before hand for any business or any event; The sharp projections on the sides of the tail of certain fish, as the kala, the palani and the manini; Ready; prepared; furnished; Old; aged; adv. Clearly; plainly; intelligibly; evidently. syn. with lea, pono and maopopo. Ua oki paka, haalele i na mea ino a pau.

pakaʻa  vt. var. spelling of pākaʻa₃, to converse, tell interesting tales or anecdotes. AltSpel

pākaʻa₁ [·kaʻa]  vs. lean, as meat. FOO

pakaa  s. Lean flesh.

pākaʻa₂ [·kaʻa]  var. of ʻākaʻa, tear off, peel...

pakaa  v. To peel off; to skin; to strip off the skin from a vegetable.

pākaʻa₃, pakaʻa [·kaʻa]  vt. to converse, tell interesting tales or anecdotes. (rare.

pākaʻapohe [·kaʻa·pohe]  n. rosette.

pākaʻau [·kaʻau]  vt. forty at a time; to divide by forty or distribute to forty. see ex. pāhoe.

pāka aupuni [pāka au·puni]  n. national park. G

ʻOihana Pāka AupuniNational Park Service

Pāka Aupuni ʻo HauneneʻeGlacier National Park

Pāka Aupuni ʻo IosemiteYosemite National Park

Pāka Aupuni ʻo KīlaueaHawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park

pākaʻawili [·kaʻa·wili]  spiral. same as pākaʻuwili, kaʻawili;

Ke ahi e pākaʻawili ana iāia iho.The fire enfolding itself. (Ezek. 1.4)

pākaʻawili [·kaʻa·wili]  n. spiralateral, in math. MTH

kaha pākaʻawilito draw a spiralateral

pakaawili  v. Pa and kaawili, to writhe. To encircle; to twine around, as a vine. To turn this way and that. To turn round; to roll in upon itself like a curling flame. Ezek. 1:4.

pākāeaea [··ea·ea]  vs. wrinkled. cf. pākā₈.

ʻAi ka lani Hawaiʻi, kau ka pākāeaea i lunathe heavenly chief rules Hawaiʻi, [he] is covered with wrinkles. (For. 6:386)

pakaha.jpgborder=0pakaha  n. a native herb (Lepechinia [Sphacele] hastata) found only at altitudes of 600 to 1800 m on East Maui. It is a mint, 1 to 1.5 m high, more or less downy, with large leaves and clustered, narrow red-violet flowers. (Neal 732)PLA FLO

pākaha₁ [·kaha]  vt.
  • to cheat, fleece,
  • plunder, rob, raid; robbery, raid, etc.

hoʻopākahato cause to cheat

pākaha mai ka lewaair raid

palapala ʻānunu me ka pākahagreedy document of extortion (EM 63, song)

pakaha  v. Pa and kaha. To be greedy of property; hence, to oppress; to cheat; to be dishonest ln any way. Greediness after another's property; a seizing what is another's.

pākaha₂ [·kaha]  n. a kind of shell, perhaps a conch. see maile pākaha. FIS

pakaha  s. A kind of shell-fish of the sea, rough outside.

pākahakaha [·kaha·kaha]  n. a native fern (Pleopeltis thunbergiana), with related forms in Asia and Africa, common on forest trees. A creeping, underground stem bears erect, short-stemmed, narrow fronds 15 to 30 cm long. also ʻēkaha ʻākōlea, puaʻakuhinia. (Neal 25)FER TRE

pākaha mai ka lewa  air raid (EH)

paka hanuhanu [paka hanu·hanu]  n. snuff. lit., inhaling tobacco.

pā kāhea [ ·hea]  S  n.v. welcoming call; to call in welcome. WIN

Lohe mai i ka kāhea a ke Koʻolauwahine.Hear the call of Koʻolauwahine (a wind).

pākahi [·kahi]  vt.
  • singly, once,
  • one at a time, one by one,
  • respectively, separately, apiece, individually;
  • to distribute one at a time or one apiece.
bc MTH

miki pākahito dip in succession for poi; to eat poi successively

pākahi [·kahi]  MTH

hoʻonui paukū pākahito multiply through, in math

pepa pākahione-dollar bill

pakahi  dist. adv. Pa and kahi, one. One to each. Ios. 4:5. One in a place; one by one; pakahi i ka makahiki, once a year. Oihk. 16:34. v. To distribute to each one. Ios. 4:2. To take turns; to do one at a time; to be numbered one by one. 1 Oihl. 23:3.

Pākahi  placename. place, Wilhelmina Rise, Honolulu. (TM). lit.: first.

pākahikahi [·kahi·kahi]  vs. one at a time, one by one. Niʻihau. see kākau pākahikahi.[+]

ʻAʻole hiki iaʻu ke paʻi hakahaka ʻāwīwī; pono wau e hana pākahikahi.I can’t type fast; I have to do it one at a time.

pākahikahi [·kahi·kahi]  see kākau pākahikahi, ʻoka pākahikahi.

paka honihoni [paka honi·honi]  n. snuff. lit., smelling tobacco.

pakai₁  n. spleen amaranth (Amaratihus dubius), a coarse, erect, spineless, weedy, tropical herb; it looks much like spinach, and the young plants are similarly used. PLA

pakai₂  n. slender amaranth (Amaranthus viridis), resembling the spleen amaranth and used for greens. It differs in its habit of spreading close to the ground. Called ʻāheahea in some localities and pakapakai on Niʻihau. (Neal 334)PLA FOO

pakai  s. Art. ke. An eatable vegetable; he mea ulu, he mea ai; a kind of herb used for food in time of scarcity.

pakaiea₁ [pakai·ea]  n. Hawaiʻi. same as līpahapaha, sea lettuce. SWD

pakaiea  s. A species of sea-weed.

pakaiea₂ [pakai·ea]  n. same as halāliʻi, a variety of sugar cane; named for the seaweed. SWD SUG

pakaiea₃ [pakai·ea]  n. a variety of taro. TAR

Pakaiea₄ [pakai·ea]  n. name of a wind at Waiʻanae, Oʻahu. WIN

pakaiea₅ [pakai·ea]  n. name of a type of wave at Kai-mū, Hawaiʻi. (FS 255)

pakaiele [pakai·ele]  n. young of the hou, a fish. FIS

pakaiele  s. Name of a species of fish; he pakaualoa.

pakaielelu  s. Name of a wind; a strong wind off Waianae.

pākaikai₁ [·kai·kai]  vt. to pound, as with a pestle, especially small fish for bait. FIS TOO

pakaikai  v. To pound, as with a pestle.

pākaikai₂ [·kai·kai]  same as pakai₁, spleen amaranth, pakai₂, slender amaranth... PLA

pākaikai₃ [·kai·kai]  same as pakaiea₁, seaweed, pakaiea₂, sugarcane, pakaiea₃, taro, pakaiea₄, wind, pakaiea₅, wave... SWD SUG TAR WIN

Pākaikai  placename. land section and wind name, Waialua, Molokaʻi, where Kamehamehanui (an older brother of Kahekili) was hidden as a child and raised on taro leaves. His bathing pool in a stream was known to older residents. Remnants of nearby taro terraces are said to be still visible. see Kahekili, Moanui, Welokā. (Summers 149.)

pakaikai  s. The name of a vegetable. see pakai.

pākaikāwale [·kai··wale]  n. a fish, perhaps an ʻōpakapaka. [Pn(CE) *paataitai, a fish]FIS

pakai kukū  n. spiny amaranth (Amaranthus spinosus), a widespread, weedy herb, 30 to 70 or 80 cm high, with many branches bearing narrow or ovate leaves, each leaf with a pair of spines at the base, and male flowers in long spikes. (Neal 333–4)PLA FLO

pākākā₁ [··]  nvs. low and broad, especially of a wooden bowl or door; a low, wide wooden bowl, according to (Buck) the largest ever made.

hoʻopākākāto shape into a low, wide door or bowl

nīnau pākākāleading question

puka pākākālow side door in a house, not the main door, through which one must stoop to enter (FS 119)

pakaka  adj. Narrow; thin, as the back door of a house; aka, e komo oe ma ka puka pakaka.

pākākā₂ [··]  n. a variety of gourd: squatty, small, used for meat and fish (ipu kai). also noʻunoʻu. (HP 208)FIS

pākākā₃ [··]  slab, as of salted pork. redup. of pākā₂, slice, pākā₃, scramble, pākā₄, surf...

pākākā₄ [··]  vt. to inflate, blow up, as a balloon with air.

pakaka  adj. Swelled; big, as one's person.

pākākā₅ [··]  to skim...

heluhelu pākākāto skim read

ka heluhelu pākākā ʻanaskim reading

Pākākā  placename. old canoe landing, Honolulu Harbor (Honolulu in 1810). Wharf built in 1827 at the same site. see Robinson. lit.: to skim (as stones over water).

pākakaʻa [·kakaʻa]  vi. to roll one at a time. cf. kakaʻa.

hoʻopākakaʻacaus/sim.; to mill around

pākakahi [·kakahi]  vt. to distribute one at a time to several; scattered, here and there, as light rain. cf. kakahi, pākahi. (Gram. 10.3)   [pakakaʻikahi: Ke kulu ʻana ma ka liʻiliʻi.]FIS WIN

E pākakahi aku i ka iʻa i kamaliʻi.Giving the children fish one each, or one at a time.

pakakahi  v. Paka, to drop, as rain, and kahi, one. To drop scatteringly a little rain.

pāka kāniwala [pāka kāni·wala]  n. amusement park. lit., carnival park. Eng. SPO

pākākā waʻa [·· waʻa]  v. canoe surfing.

Ua aʻo au i ʻano heʻe nalu like ʻole: ʻo ka heʻe nalu maʻamau ʻoe, ʻo ka kaha nalu ʻoe, ʻo ka pākākā waʻa ʻoe, a ʻo ka heʻe ma ka papa paipo hoʻi.I learned various kinds of surfing: the usual surfing, body surfing, canoe surfing, and paipo board surfing as well. (NMOK 20:4(5))

pakaka  v. To glide with a canoe on the surf; to ride on the surf. To flow off; to turn off; as a canoe is turned to avoid a sea; to shoot or slide, as a surf-board on a wave; e pakaka i ka waa, to steer the canoe. see paka.

pakakē [paka·]  nvi. gibberish, garbled speech, jibber jabber; to jabber.

hoʻopakakēto talk thus

pakake  v. see hoopakake. To talk indistinctly, as a Hawaiian trying to speak English; to use the kake, language.

pakakeha [paka·keha]  n. mat spread across a door for privacy. (rare.

pāka ke kaʻa  to park a car (EH)

pakakeʻu [paka·keʻu]  vt. to scold excessively.

pakakeu  v. To have the last word in scolding; to chide; to scold often; to act as a scolding woman; to exhibit an evil disposition.

pakakī₁ [paka·]  vi. to talk irrationally, loudly, or contentiously.

pakaki  v. To talk irrationally; to act as in a revel; to contend, as a drunkard.

pakakī₂ [paka·]  vi. to skim over the water, as a flying fish. FIS

pakakū [paka·]  vi. to fall; falling in heavy splotches, as rain. (Kep. 37)WIN

pākala₁ [·kala]  n. young of the kala, a fish. FIS

pākala₂ [·kala]  vs. rough, as skin of kala, a fish. FIS

pākala₃, bakala [·kala]  n. buckle. Eng.

pā ka lā  The sun shines (EH)

Pākalā [-ka-]  placename. village and point, Waimea district; points east of Kīlauea, northeast Kauaʻi; at one of these places was a heiau of the same name. see Infinities. lit.: the sun shines.

pāka lāhui [pāka ·hui]  n. national park.

pākalakala₁ [·kala·kala]  n. gray-backed tern (Sterna lunata), also called the bridled, spectacled, or gray wide-awake tern. The forehead is white, as is a broad stripe over the eye; the nape, the top of the head and a stripe through the eye are black; the upper parts are dark ashy, with white beneath. BIR

pākalakala₂ [·kala·kala]  same as pākala₁, pākala₂, young kala... FIS

pakalakala  s. A species of fish; the little kala; he kala liilii.

pākalakala₃ [·kala·kala]  n. a coarse, nonedible seaweed (Galaxaura spp.) . cf. kaunoʻa, ʻōkala, pākolekole, pilikoʻa. SWD

pakalaki [paka·laki]  nvs. bad luck, unlucky. Eng. [Pōmaikaʻi ʻole.]₁₄

hoʻopakalakito cause bad luck

Pakalalē  placename. the ʻEwa side of Smith Street near Hotel Street, Honolulu, named for the British ship Butterworth. lit.: Butterworth.

pakalana.jpgborder=0pakalana [paka·lana]  n. the Chinese violet (Telosma cordata), which has yellowish-green flowers. [(Neal 700-701): A vine with slender, cylindrical, downy branches, native to India and China, grown for the delightfully fragrant flowers, which in Hawaii are popular for leis. ... The narrow, cylindrical, podlike fruits sometimes develop in Hawaii. A Hawaiian name, pakalana, is sometimes applied to this vine, a name rightfully belonging to Michelia alba (cf miulana)] PLA FLO

pākale [·kale]  n. second growth stage of the ʻōpakapaka, a fish. FIS

pakalī [paka·]  n. parsley. Eng. FOO

pākali₁ [·kali]  vt. to dole out little by little; to decoy fish by doling out bait little by little; a decoy. cf. kali, to wait. [Pn(CE) *paatari, entice, attract]FIS

pākali₂, batari [·kali]  n. battery. Eng.

pakalia [paka·lia]  pas/imp. of paka₁, strain, paka₂, to correct...

pakaliao [pakali·ao]  n. codfish. Portuguese. FIS

pākalikali [·kali·kali]  redup. of pākali₁, to dole out little by little...

hāʻawi pākalikalito pay in irregular installments, to give piecemeal

uku pākalikalito pay on the installment plan, little at a time

pakaliona, bataliona [paka·liona]  n. battalion. Eng.

pakalōlō  n. var. spelling of paka lōlō, marijuana, "pot," "grass" (Cannabis sativa). lit., numbing tobacco. AltSpel PLA

paka lōlō, pakalōlō [paka ·]  n. marijuana, "pot," "grass" (Cannabis sativa). lit., numbing tobacco. PLA

pakalua [paka·lua]  vs. wrinkled, coarse, as skin or bark; encrusted, as with grime or rust.

pakanā [paka·]  n. partner. Eng.

pākana- [pā·kana-]  same as pāpākana-, prefix to numbers from kolu (three) to iwa (nine)...

pākana [·kana]  n. waist, shirtwaist, blouse; pattern. Eng. CLO

pakanaka  vs. var. spelling of pākanaka, tame... AltSpel

pākanaka, pakanaka [·kanaka]  vs. tame, accustomed to people, unafraid of people; to know a man carnally; concerning humanity; commoner. MUS

Kaʻina mai ke akua pākanaka, he akua kanaka, ua walea wale, he akua kanaka, ʻo ʻoe ia, ē Kalani.Coming along is the god who knows mankind, a human god who pleases himself, a human god, such are you, O heavenly one. (chant for Kalākaua)

Pākanaka [-kanaka]  placename. fishpond, Airport qd., south Molokaʻi. (Summers 71-75.). lit.: touched [by] commoners (it could be used by commoners).

pākanaloa₁ [·kana·loa]  same as pakaiele, young of the hou, a fish. [Pn(EC) *paa-taŋaloa, a fish]FIS

pakanaloa  s. Name of a species of fish. see olali, same species.

pākanaloa₂ [·kana·loa]  n. a kind of banana. BAN

pakanaono  dist. adj. Pa and kanaono, sixty. Sixty-fold. Mat. 13:8.

paka nau  n. chewing tobacco.

pakaneo [paka·neo]  vs. destitute, poverty-stricken.

He mea hoʻopakaneo ka piliwaiwai.Gambling causes poverty.

hoʻopakaneoto bring destitution or poverty

pakanika [paka·nika]  n. parsnip (Pastinaca sativa). Eng. (Neal 659)PLA

pā kanu  n. garden, cultivated field. lit., planting enclosure. PLA

pakanu  s. Pa, yard, and kanu, to plant. A garden; a place where things are planted. Eset. 7:7.

pākaʻo [·kaʻo]  similar to pōkaʻo, barren, dry, destitute... (rare.

pakao  v. To go about lazily; to live without object; to live solitarily; e hakao, e helewale.

pakapaka₁ [paka·paka]  redup. of paka₃, raindrops... WIN

pakapaka  v. see paka. To drop, as large rain drops; to make the noise that such drops make on dry substances; to patter. s. A heavy shower of rain.

pakapaka₂ [paka·paka]  vs. many, numerous. FIS

Pakapaka ka iʻa a Paulo.Paul has a great lot of fish.

pakapaka  adj. Coarse or large, as the lauhala leaves with which a mat is braided; he moena pakapaka. Numerous, as men. Large and many, as fish, &c., in one's possession; pakapaka kanaka o mea; pakapaka ka ia ia mea ma.

pakapaka₃ [paka·paka]  wrinkled; scaly. same as ʻōpakapaka₂, ʻōpakapaka₃; cf. pakalua. [Pn(CE) *pata, spot or mark; spotty, pimply]BOD

pakapaka  The wrinkled skin of the eye. An aged person, from his wrinkles. Weakness; feebleness, as of an aged person.

pakapakai₁ [paka·pakai]  n. young pakai seedlings.

pakapakai₂ [paka·pakai]  see pakai₂, Niʻihau name for slender amaranth (Amaranthus viridis)...

pakapakai₃ [paka·pakai]  Niʻihau name for slender amaranth (Amaranthus viridis)... same as ʻāheahea₂; PLA

pā kāpili moku [ ·pili moku]  n. dock.

kapuahi [ kapu·ahi]  n. burner, as on a stove. lit., stove plate. cf. kapuahi papakau.

paka puhi  n. smoking tobacco.

pākau [·kau]  nvt. to place; table, stand. fig., beloved. see pākaukau.

Hoa pākau nohoʻi i ke aloha.Companion upon whom [my] love rests.

pākau [·kau]  n. podium. also pākau haʻiʻōlelo.

paka ua  n. raindrops. [He ʻāpana ua a wai paha e kulu ana. Nā kulu wai ua mai ka lani mai.],₁₄WIN

ʻōmamaka kēwai o paka ua.The liquid beginnings of raindrops.

pā kaua  n. fortress, stronghold; palace. lit., war enclosure. (Neh. 1.1)

pakaua  s. Pa, fence, and kaua, war. A fort; a place of refuge; a stronghold. 1 Oihl. 11:5. A garrison. 2 Sam. 8:14. A palace; the residence of a king. Neh. 1:1.

Pākaua [-kaua]  placename. point, northwest Niʻihau. lit.: fortress.

pakauʻaʻaka  vs. cranky, cantankerous. cf. ʻaʻaka, cranky (rare.

hoʻopakauʻaʻakasame as pakauʻaʻaka; provocative of crankiness

pakauahelo [pakaua·helo]  rare var. of pakauhelo, to live as a vagabond, wander...

pākauākeʻe [·kau·ā·keʻe]  S   crooked, bent, curled; dishonest. same as kīkeʻekeʻe; (rare.

pakauakee  s.

pakaualoa  s. The name of a fish. see pakaiele.

pakauele [pakau·ele]  n. general name for small fish that are easily caught by hand, as manini, lauhau, pāoʻo. FIS

pakaueloa [pakaue·loa]  var. name for young stage of hou, a fish. FIS

pakauhelo [pakau·helo]  vi. to live as a vagabond, wander. (rare.

pakaukama  s. Pa, yard, and kaukama (Eng.), cucumber. A garden of cucumbers. see kaukama. Isa. 8:1.

pākaukani [·kau·kani]  vt. by thousands, thousandfold; to distribute to thousands or divide by thousands.

pākaukani [·kau·kani]  kilo-, a prefix meaning thousand (k). abb. pk. see ʻai pākaukani.

ikehuʻā pākaukanikilocalorie

pākaukau₁ [·kau·kau]  n. table, counter, stand, booth, desk; formerly a long mat on which food was placed (kaukau) (occasionally preceded by ke).

pākaukau [·kau·kau]  see puna pākaukau, tablespoon...

pākaukau₂ [·kau·kau]  vt. to sell, as over the counter (said also of wanton women).

pākaukau ʻaina [·kau·kau ʻaina]  n. dining table.

pākaukau hana  desk (EH)

pākaukau kāinoa [·kau·kau ·inoa]  n. check-in counter, registration desk. lit., registration table. [+]

pākaukau makeke  market stall (EH)

pākaukau moe [·kau·kau moe]  n. bedside table, nightstand. lit., bed table.

pākaukauʻopiʻopi [·kaukauʻopiʻopi]  n. folding table.

pākaukau pikiniki  n. picnic table (KAN)

pākaukau uai i ka loa [·kau·kau uai i ka loa]  n. table that can be lengthened by adding new leaves. lit., table with movable length. cf. uai.

pākaukau wai [·kau·kau wai]  n. water table, as used in preschools. cf. papa wai.

pākaula [·kaula]  n. rigging. (rare.CAN

pakaula  s. Pa, pair, and kaula, rope. A set of ropes for the rigging of a vessel.

pakaulei₁ [pakau·lei]  vi.
  • to gad about as a vagabond,
  • to live without care or responsibility,
  • carefree;
  • to live wantonly with one mate after another.
[Ka manaʻo a i ʻole ka noho ʻana me ka nānā ʻole i ka pono a i ʻole ka pono ʻole.]

pakaulei  v. To be continually changing one's residence; mai noho a pakaulei. To move along step by step; to go by little and little. adj. Unsteady; going from house to house. Destitute of house and utensils. see kuonoonoole. Living in a loose way or without method, as one who leaves his wife to follow one, then another.

pakaulei₂ [pakau·lei]  vi. same as kaulei, too high or short.

pakaulei  To sit upright.

pakaulele [pakau·lele]  vi. to go from house to house, especially to ask for favors.

pākāuna [··una]  vt. four at a time. (Nak. 106)

pā kau ulua  n. hook for ulua, fish. (rare.FIS

pakaʻuwili  enfold (EH)

pākaʻuwili [·kaʻu·wili]  same as pākaʻawili, to turn, twist, writhe...

kawaūea [ kawa·ū·ea]  n. relative humidity.

pakaweli₁ [paka·weli]  n. a variety of sugar cane, with different names on different islands. A deep purple-red and green striped cane resembling ʻakilolo but the leaves somewhat variegated; also producing mutants of solid yellow and red, like nānahu, pilimai. also hou, pailolo. SUG

pakaweli₂ [paka·weli]  n. a fish (no data). FIS

Pakawia  Batavia (EH)

pake, pate  n. putty. Eng. TOO

pake  n. putty. TOO

pahi pakeputty knife

pakē₁  vs. brittle; weak, of health (rare).

hoʻopakēto cause to be brittle, weak

pake  s. Softness; weakness. adj. Soft; weak; flexible.

pakē₂  n. a variety of sugar cane. SUG

pakē₃  n. plain undyed tapa. (rare.TAP

pake  The name of white kapa.

Pākē [·]  nvs. China, Chinese (noted in documents in the State Archives dated 1854, but possibly of earlier introduction) also Kina. see maʻi Pākē, maiʻa Pākē. Chinese pake ye, father's older brother..

ʻĀina Pākē.China.

hoʻopākēto imitate or act like a Chinese

Pākē [·]  n. Chinese. see kalo Pākē, ʻōpae Pākē. also Kina. G

ʻāina Pākēchina

pake  The appellation given to a Chinaman.

pake  v. Pa and ke, to resist. To push away; to defend off; to resist; To ring; to sound; to sing.

pākea₁ [·kea]  vs. pale, gray, as the face of a sick person. cf. kea₁. (rare.ILL

pākea₂ [·kea]  n. white inner sheets of sleeping tapa. TAP

pākea₃ [·kea]  n. kind of mat made of makaloa rush, without design. cf. hoehoepākea. (rare.

pākea₄ [·kea]  n. type of stone (no data). (rare.STO

pakea  s. A species of white stone.

pākea₅ [·kea]  n. a variety of taro. TAR

pakeaai  s. see pakelaai.

pakeʻai  short for pākela ʻai, to eat to excess.

Pakekaka  Bagdad (EH)

pākeke₁ [·keke]  n. a variety of sweet potato. Eng. SWP

pākeke₂, bakete [·keke]  n. bucket, pail. Eng.

pakeke  s. see bakeke, Eng. A bucket, &c.

pākeke₃ [·keke]  n. pocket. see ʻinipākeke. Eng.

Kauoha Hou Pākekepocket-sized New Testament

pākeke₄, pakete [·keke]  n. packet (a ship). Eng.

pākeke kinai ahi  fire bucket (EH)

pākeke liʻiliʻi [·keke liʻi·liʻi]  n. pail. lit., small bucket.

pakeki  n. spaghetti. Eng. FOO

pakeko  n. small slimy discharges, as of diarrhea. ILL

pākela [·kela]  S  nvs.
  • excess; excessive, surpassing, intemperate;
  • to exceed, surpass, excel; exceedingly;
  • great person who excels.
. cf. kela, to exceed bc [Ka nui loa aʻe ma luna o ka mea maʻamau (laʻana: pākela pepehi; pākela uʻi). Ka ʻoi aku o kekahi mea ma mua o kekahi mea.],

hoʻopākelato cause to exceed

Na ia mea i hoʻopākela aku i kona ʻike.It was this thing that made his knowledge great.

pākela inudrink to excess, heavy drinker

Pākela nani.Glory that excelleth. (2-Kor. 3.10)

pakela  v. Pa and kela, to shoot out. To exceed; to go beyond; to go before. 2 Kor. 11:23. To exceed another in wickedness. 1 Nal. 14:9. To be over and above. 1 Oihl. 29:3. Hoo. To prefer; to esteem more. To excel; to do better than another. Rom. 12:10. To abound in wickedness. 1 Nal. 14:22. s. Excess; what is over and above; a superfluity. see the compounds. A no ka pakela loa i ke akamai i ka hoopuka ana i na olelo pahee, on account of the very great skill in uttering smooth words. adj. High; stretching out; excelling.

pākela ʻai [·kela ʻai]  S  n.v. to eat to excess; gluttonous; gluttony, glutton. FOO

He kanaka pākela ʻai, pākela inu waina.A man gluttonous, and a winebibber. (Mat. 11.19)

pakelaai  v. Pakela, and ai, food. To be a glutton; to be greedy in eating. Kanl. 21:20. s. A glutton; gluttony; the practice of eating to excess. In natural history, the name of an animal, the glutton. adj. Gluttonous; eating to excess. Mat. 11:19. Pakela inu waina, a drunkard. 1 Pet. 4:3. Pakela nani, excess of glory. 2 Kor. 3:10.

pākela ʻai lāʻau [·kela ʻai ·ʻau]  S  vs. to overdose on drugs. lit., take drugs to excess. ILL

pakela hoʻālohaloha loa  sentimental (EH)

pākela inu  to drink excessively (EH)

pākela inu lama  intemperate drinker (EH)

pākela inu waina  winebibber (EH)

pākela koko piʻi [·kela koko piʻi]  S  n. hypertension, i.e. abnormally high arterial blood pressure. lit., excessive high blood pressure. ILL

Hiki ke pilikia i ka pākela koko piʻi ke nui loa ka ʻaloʻahia.Extremely high stress can lead to hypertension.

pākela mahaʻoi  overfamiliarity (EH)

pakele  vt.
  • to escape,
  • be exempt.
bc [Ka haʻalele ʻana i ke kanaka nāna e hoʻāʻo ana e hopu iā ʻoe. Hōʻalo i ka pilikia a make paha. ʻAʻole loaʻa i ka ʻenemi e hoʻāʻo ana e hopu iā ʻoe; ʻalo.],₁₂,₁₄BIR

hana kinai ahi hoʻopakelefire-protection work

hoʻopakeleto rescue, save or deliver from danger, free; to protect; to help escape

I pakele mai au i ka nui manu.I escaped from the many birds. (song)

ka poʻe pakele i ka ʻauhaupeople exempt from taxes

Na wai, na wai ʻoe aʻe pakele aku?Who, who can escape you? (song)

pakele mai ka hopu ʻiafreedom from arrest

pakele  v. Pa and kele, to slip. To escape from some evil; to escape punishment. Heb. 2:3. To be free from. Hoo. To deliver; to cause to escape. Puk. 6:6.

pakele aku  elude (EH)

pakeleawaʻa [pakele-a-waʻa]  n. an edible seaweed. also huluhulu waena. SWD

pakeleke [pake·leke]  see pea. FOO

pea pakelekepear, usually Bartlett

pakele māhunehune  narrow escape (EH)

pakele mai ka hopu ʻia  freedom from arrest (EH)

pakele mai make  narrow escape (EH)

Pakelika [pake·lika]  n. Patrick. Eng. [+]

Kana PakelikaSaint Patrick.

Kana PakelikaSaint Patrick’s Day.

pakelo₁  vi.
  • to slip out, as an animal from a trap or a fish from the hand;
  • slippery, slick, slipping, sliding;
  • to thrust, as a spear.
. see ex. uhu₁. [Pn(CE) *paatero, dart forth, protrude]FIS


ʻōlelo pakeloto talk in a wily, slippery fashion

pakelo  v. see pakele. To slip out of the grasp of a person or thing, as a fish from the hands. To set free; to loosen; to escape. adj. Slippery; sliding; slipping up; slipping off.

pakelo₂  n. a purgative in which a slimy substance made of hau bark is drunk. ILL

pakelo  To administer an injection. s. An injection; an enema.

pakelo₃  n. a seaweed. SWD

pakelokelo, pākelokelo [pakelo·kelo]  slippery (EH) redup. of pakelo₁, slip out...

pākelokelo  var. spelling of pakelokelo, slippery EH AltSpel

pakelona, paterona [pake·lona]  n. patron, patron saint. Eng.

Pakelona, Baselona  n. Barcelona. G

pakemo  same as pakelo,
  • to slip out, as an animal from a trap or a fish from the hand;
  • slippery, slick, slipping, sliding;
  • to thrust, as a spear.

pakeneka [pake·neka]  n. per cent, percentage. Eng.

pākēneka [··neka]  n. percent, percentage; rate.

pākēneka ʻauhautax rate

pākēneka uku paneʻerate of interest

pākēneka hoʻopiʻi [··neka hoʻo·piʻi]  n. markup, as in the price of an article. lit., percentage (of) raising.

pākēneka o ka papaʻai [··neka o ka papa·ʻai]  n. Percent Daily Value, formerly known as percentage of US Recommended Daily Allowances (USRDA). lit., percent of diet. FOO

pākēneka paʻakai [··neka paʻa·kai]  n. salinity. lit., percentage (of) salt. [+]

He aha ka pākēneka paʻakai o kēia wai? He iwakālua pākēneka.What’s the salinity of this water? It’s twenty percent.

pākeneki  b. percentage (HE)

pakeʻo  {pa- + keʻo₄} vi. to project, stick out, as the tongue tip (a gesture of contempt); slipped, escaped by slipping.

hoʻopakeʻoto thrust out, slip out, etc

pakeo  adj. Fled; escaped; broken away; agitated.

pākeokeo [·keo·keo]  people who might eat with the chief. (And.) FOO

pakeokeo  s. The people that eat with the chief, as the aialo, in distinction from the makaainana.

pākepa [·kepa]  n. extravagant mourning behavior, as knocking out the teeth, cutting the hair, destroying property.

pakēpakē₁ [pakē·pakē]  friable. [easily crumbled or reduced to powder, as rock]. redup. of pakē₁, brittle; weak, of health...

pakepake  adj. see pake. Soft; limber; weak; flexible.

pakēpakē₂ [pakē·pakē]  n. a seaweed. also pakūpakū. SWD

pakē pīneki [pakē ·neki]  n. peanut brittle. FOO

pakete  var. spelling of pākeke₄, packet...

pākeu [·keu]  vt. excessive, over and above; to surpass. [Keu; ka maikaʻi loa o kekahi kanaka ma kekahi hana paha, a ʻaʻohe kanaka ʻē aʻe i ʻoi aku kona maikaʻi ma ia hana.]₁₃

hoʻolilo pākeudeficit spending

hoʻopākeuto increase, exceed

lilo pākeudeficit, as an excess of expenditure over revenue

loaʻa pākeusurplus, as a quantity or amount over and above what is needed

Ua hoʻopākeu ʻia aku keneka o ka waiwai kūʻai.More cents were added to the sales value.

Ua pākeu aku ʻAukele lele i kaikoʻeke.ʻAukeleʻs flying surpassed that of the brothers-in-law. (For. 4:79 - ʻAukele)

pakeu  v. Pa and keu, to remain over and above. To excel; to be more than was expected; to be over and above; to leave a remainder.

pākeupali [·keu·pali]  vs. excessively great, greatly exceeding.

Ka pākeupali aku o ke kuko.The excessiveness of the lust.

pakī  {pa- + kī₃} vs. to splash, spatter, squirt, spurt; splashing, spattering, squirting. [Pn(EP) *pa-tii, spurt, splash] [Ka lele a ke kinowai ke pā ikaika ia i kekahi mea.]₁₄

hoʻopakīto splash, spatter, etc.

ka ʻauwai pakīthe ditch [that is but a] splatter

Nānā a ka ʻulu i pakī kēpau.Look for the breadfruit spattered with gum [mature; fig., a man of substance]. (ON 2271)

paki  To ooze through, as water; to leak, as a barrel, or as a kalo patch. To move along; to slip or slide; e hoonee, e hookele. s. The dividing of the water by a ship under sail; plowing the main.

pāki₁  n. barge. Eng.

pāki₂, padi  n. paddy. Eng.

pākī₁ [·]  vt.
  • to smash, pound,
  • dash to pieces,
  • crush, flatten,
  • throw;
  • worn-out,
  • driven to death, as an abused horse.
. cf. pākīʻai, to break up cooked taro with a pounder in first stage of poi making..., pākīlio, to ride a horse until it is exhausted or dead...

hoʻopākīto smash, etc.

pākī [·]  vt. to slam dunk, in basketball. see , and entry below. SPO BSK

vt. to spike (the ball), in volleyball. also hili; hitter. see hili, ʻai hele wale. SPO VLB

mea pākīhitter

pākī ʻepaan off-speed shot, i.e. to make a fake spike

paki  v. To smite with the palm of the hand; to spatter, as water. To dash in pieces, as one would break a melon by throwing it on the ground.

pākī₂ [·]  vs.
  • numerous,
  • overplentiful, surfeit, so many of a thing that it is sold cheaply;
  • well-equipped, abundant, well-supplied, well cared for.

hoʻopākīto act as though one has plenty, to show off, as by spending in a flashy way

Pākī ka hahalalū i ka mākeke.The hahalalū [fish] were so numerous that they were sold cheaply in the market.

Pākī  placename. avenue and playground alongside Kapiʻolani Park; Kamehameha Schools classroom built in 1960, Honolulu; all named for High Chief Abner Pākī, descendant of Maui kings.

pākīʻaha  v. var. spelling of pā kīʻaha, to hold a glass, as to make a toast; to drink intoxicants... AltSpel

pā kīʻaha, pākīʻaha  v. to hold a glass, as to make a toast; to drink intoxicants (EH)

ʻano wai kīʻaha like ʻoleall kinds of alcoholic drinks

pā kiaʻi  n. watchman's stand, as in an enclosure or on a wall.

pākīai [··ai]  vs. over-sexed, sensual. lit., excessive copulation.

pakiai  s. Epithet of a barren woman; he wahine pa. v. To forsake wife or husband and live in adultery.

pākīʻai₁ [·kīʻai]  vs. scorched, burned, parched, as land by the sun in hot months; sunburned. lit., excessively eaten. (Kep. 91)

pākīʻai₂ [·kīʻai]  vi. to break up cooked taro with a pounder in first stage of poi making. TAR POI

pākiʻakiʻa [·kiʻa·kiʻa]  vs. wanton.

pakiakiai  v. To forsake wife or husband and live in adultery.

pakihi  v. Pa and kihi, border; edge. To go lightly; to pass softly; to just touch in passing. Ke pakihi la i ke kai o Huia, O ka hui maka wale no ka makou, O ka honihoni ana i ke uiuiwi.

pākihuila [pāki·huila]  n. flatbed trailer. lit., barge (with) wheels. cf. kaleila. CAR

pākiʻi₁ [·kiʻi]  vs. flat, fallen flat, spread out flat, flattened.

hoʻopākiʻito flatten out

ihu pākiʻiflat-nosed

moe pākiʻito lie sprawled

pakiʻi  vs. flat, as a tire. Niʻihau. cf. ʻananuʻu. CAR

pakii  v. To mash, as one treading on an egg. To lie with the face down, the belly unsupported, in order to enlarge the abdomen. see papio. E moe papio, e huli ilalo ke alo, i nui ka opu. adj. Broad; spread out; fallen flat down; edging along, as one moving on his belly.

pākiʻi₂ [·kiʻi]  n. various flatfishes (Bothus mancus). The name may be qualified by the terms haʻawale and moana. [Pn(CE) *paa-tiki, a fish, flounder, flatfish]FIS

pakii  s. A species of fish.

pākiʻi₃ [·kiʻi]  vs. broiled, as puppies that were split and laid flat.

pākiʻi haʻawale  flatfish (EH)

pākiʻikiʻi₁ [·kiʻi·kiʻi]  redup. of pākiʻi₁, flat...

hoʻopākiʻikiʻiredup. of hoʻopākiʻi

pakiikii  adj. see pakii. Broad; extensively spread out; fallen down flatly.

pākiʻikiʻi₂ [·kiʻi·kiʻi]  n. small dip net used in fishing in shallows. FIS NET

pakiikii  adj. Applied to a fish net, a small net; i ka upena pakiikii.

pākiʻi moana  flatfish (EH)

pakika  {pa- + kika₁} vs. slippery, smooth; to slip, slide.

He pakika, he paheʻe i ke ala.Slipping, sliding on the road. (song)

hoʻopakikato make smooth, as by polishing; to make slippery, as by greasing; to cause to slip and slide

pakika  vi. to skid, as a car; to slip, as on a wet sidewalk. CAR

pakika  v. To slip; to slide in walking, as one walking on a slippery place. adj. Smooth; polished; slippery; smoothed, as a thing polished; e kalai a maikai, anai a pakika; alaila, hoomaka ke kau.

pakika  s. Name of an insect that eats potato leaves and destroys them. A bad pronunciation for makika, a musquito; he eleao, he ilo, he mea e make ai ka ulu o ka ai.

pākikakika [·kika·kika]  redup. of pakika, slippery, smooth; to slip, slide...

hoʻopākikakikaredup. of hoʻopakika, to make smooth, as by polishing; to make slippery...

pakikawaiō [pakika·wai·ō]  same as kikawaiō.

pākīkē [··]  nvt.
  • to answer saucily or rudely;
  • rude, sarcastic, insolent, saucy, impudent;
  • rudeness.
. cf. -kīkē, ʻuʻu.


pākīkē ʻiainsulted, taunted, jeered at (For. 4:291- Lonoikamakahiki)

pakike  v. Pa and kike, to speak back and forth. To make a pert saucy reply to something said; to answer back. Tit. 2:9. To rail; to cavil; to talk impudently. To answer roughly. 1 Sam. 20:10. To be provoking in a controversy. s. A caviling. Rom. 10:21. A reviling; he lokoino.

pākīkēkīkē [····]  redup. of pākīkē, to answer saucily or rudely; rude, sarcastic, insolent, saucy, impudent; rudeness...

pakikekike  v. see pakike. To answer back and forth frequently. To be rough; to be uncivil towards one in conversation.

pakī ke kuha  spit constantly (EH)

pakikī [paki·]  redup. of pakī, splash...


pākīkī [·kīkī]  same as pākiʻi₂, various flatfishes...

pākīkī₁ [·kīkī]  to crush, as pandanus aerial roots with a stone in order to obtain fibers for kava strainers. redup. of pākī₁; PCP *paatiitii. PAN KAV

hoʻopākīkīredup. of hoʻopākī.

pakiki  v. see paakiki. Pa for paa, solid, and kiki, intensive. To be very hard; to be solid; applied to substances. Applied to the mind, to be obdurate; to be inflexible. Hoo. To harden, as the heart. Puk. 4:21. E papaiawa, e hoomana i ke akua.

pākīkī₂ [·kīkī]  n. a variety of poisonous crab, said to be the same as kūmimi. CRA

pākiko [·kiko]  nvi.
  • temperate, abstemious,
  • frugal,
  • economical,
  • skimpy;
  • temperance
  (sometimes preceded by ke).
[Ka hoʻomakauliʻi ʻana; ka mālama ʻana i ke kālā me ka hoʻolilo wale ʻana nō no nā mea e pono ai.]

ʻai pākikoeat sparingly; continence

He pono ke pākiko mamua o hana hoʻokelakela wale aku.It is better to be economical than to [indulge in] extravagant display.


inu pākikodrink temperately

pakiko  v. Pa and kiko, a little dot or mark. To eat but little; to be temperate; to be abstemious in diet. 1 Kor 9:25. NOTE.—Pakiko is the opposite of pakela, spoken in reference to taking (kiko ana) here a little and there a little. To eat quietly or cautiously; to think before hand and not follow the appetite. s. Temperance; regular habits of life. Oih. 24:25; 2 Pet. 1:6.

pākīkō [··]  n. stone adze. STO TOO

pakiko  The name of an instrument anciently used in war.

pākīkoʻele [··koʻele]  nvi. a rolling, rumbling sound; to rumble.

pakikoele  v. see koeleele. To make a rough sound; to rumble slightly; e kamumu.

pākikokiko₁ [·kiko·kiko]  redup. of pākiko.


pākikokiko₂ [·kiko·kiko]  vs. scattered, dotted, spotted. [Pn(CE) *patito, ?? [small protrusions]]

pāki lawe ukana  barge (EH)

Pākīlehua [Pākī-lehua]  placename. valley, central Niʻihau. lit.: crush Lehua or many experts.

pākīlio [·kīlio]  v. to ride a horse until it is exhausted or dead.

pākiliona [·kili·ona]  tera-, a prefix meaning trillion (T). abb. pkl. MTH

pākimokimo [·kimo·kimo]  vt. to dribble, as a basketball. also pāloiloi, paʻipaʻi. SPO BSK

pākimokimo pāluato double dribble

pākini  n. var. spelling of pā kini, tin pan, pan, basin (preceded by ke). AltSpel

pā kini, pākini  n. tin pan, pan, basin (preceded by ke).

kini holoiwash pan

Pākini [-kini]  placename. land section, Ka Lae qd., Kaʻū, Hawaiʻi, once well populated. Street, Āliamanu, Honolulu. (Ii 11.)

Pakinihama, Bakinihama  n. Buckingham. G

pā kini holoi  washpan (EH)

Pākini lki [-kini lki]  placename. land sections, South Point, Hawaiʻi. lit.: small Pākini.

pākini meaʻai  n. food trough (with ke) (KAN)

Pākini Nui [-kini nui]  placename. land sections near South Point, Hawaiʻi. Menehune built a heiau near here called Poʻokanaka. A heiau poʻo kanaka is one where human sacrifices were made; nevertheless, Pākini Nui was a heiau hoʻoulu ʻai where offerings were made in the hope of increasing food production. lit.: large Pākini.

pākiʻo [·kiʻo]  vi. to settle in pools, as rain water; to drizzle; to evacuate the bowels. WIN

pakio  v. To fall continually, as falling rain; to rain continually; to drop constantly; e haule mau, e ua mau, e kulu mau.

pākiʻokiʻo [·kiʻo·kiʻo]  to leave excreta here and there, as an animal. redup. of pākiʻo; WIN

ua pākiʻokiʻoshort showers; to rain often and clear between showers

pakiokio  v. Pa and kiokio. see kio. To break wind often; to void excrements.

pākipa [·kipa]  n. barkeeper. Eng.

pakīpakī [pakī·pakī]  redup. of pakī, to splash, spatter, squirt, spurt...


pakipaki  v. see paki, to slip; to slide. To sail along; to divide the water, as the keel of a ship; to move sideways; to spatter the water in rowing a canoe.

pakipakika [pakipa·kika]  redup. of pakika, slippery...

hoʻopakipakikaredup. of hoʻopakika

pakipakika  adj. see pakika. Slippery; muddy; liable to fall in walking.

Pakipi  n. Poughkeepsie. Eng. G

Pākīpika, Fatifika [··pika]  nvs. Pacific. G

ʻAha Hoʻomalu Lawaiʻa o ka Pākīpika KomohanaWestern Pacific Fishery Management Council

Moana PākīpikaPacific Ocean

Pākīpika  placename. Pacific.

pākī pōhaku [· ·haku]  v. to throw stones.

Pakitana [paki·tana]  n. Pakistan; Pakistani. Eng. G

pako, baso  n. bass. Eng. MUS

pākō [·]  n. operand, as a digit in a computer mathematical operation. cf. haʻi hoʻokō. CMP MTH

Pakoa  n. Catholic term for Easter, Passover. Gr. Pascha or possibly Portuguese Pascoa or Spanish Pascua.

pā koa  n. barracks.

pako ʻaila, bato ʻaila  n. measures of oil. Gr. batous. (Luka 16.6)

pakohana [pako·hana]  {pa- + kohana} bare. same as kohana;

ʻAu pakohana i Wainiha, lehua o Luluʻupaliswimming naked at Wainiha, are the lehua blossoms of Luluʻupali. (song)

Pakohana  placename. street, Pacific Heights, Honolulu, named for an ʻEwa chiefess who was grandaunt of Lahilahi Webb. (TM). lit.: bare.

pakoke  rare var. of pakeko.

pākole₁ [·kole]  var. of pōkole, short

hoʻopākolevar. of hoʻopōkole

pakole  adj. Short. see pokole.

pākole₂ [·kole]  n. a fish (no data). FIS

pākole₃ [·kole]  vs. uncertain. (rare.

pākolea  vt. var. spelling of pākōlea₁, to train to grow straight... AltSpel PLA

pākōlea₁, pākolea [