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maha₆    mahi₁    make₁    maʻo₁    mimi    muku₁       


maha₆   rest, repose, vacation; freedom from pain; at ease, comfort.

hale hoʻomaha     resthouse.
  • vacation; to take a rest or vacation;
  • to retire, stop work;
  • to obtain relief;
  • to pause;
  • rest in music.
see maha₆, rest, repose, vacation; freedom from pain; at ease, comfort...
hoʻomaha hapahā     quarter rest, in music.
hoʻomaha hapa kanakolu-kūmālua     thirty-second rest, in music.
hoʻomaha hapalua     half rest, in music.
hoʻomaha hapa ʻumikūmāono     sixteenth rest, in music.
hoʻomaha hapawalu     eighth rest, in music.
hoʻomahaka     to trace, as a picture. Niʻihau, from māka.
hoʻomahana₁     vacation, rest see mahana₂, rest.
hoʻomaha ʻokoʻa     whole rest, in music.
kaha maha     dash (punctuation mark). lit., mark to rest.
kiko hoʻomaha     punctuation mark indicative of a pause, as comma, colon, semicolon, period. lit., resting punctuation mark.
lumi hoʻomaha     rest room (EH)
  • rest, repose, vacation;
  • freedom from pain;
  • at ease, comfort
see mahamaha₂.
maha ka noʻonoʻo     relieved (EH)
mahamaha₂     redup. of maha₆, to rest, stop (Laie 463)
mahana₂     rest. cf. maha₆, rest, repose, vacation; freedom from pain; at ease, comfort...
manawa hoʻomaha     time out, in team sports such as volleyball. Niʻihau.
moamaha     Moa and maha, to rest; to cease. Imperfectly or half cooked.
puʻu hoʻomaha     a resting place for travelers; easement, relief; to find such.
ua maha     Weariness is released, there is rest (of death) (EH)
wā hoʻomaha     vacation (EH)


mahi₁   to cultivate, farm; a farm, plantation, patch

kālailepomahi     agronomy. [comb. kālai- + lepo + mahi.]
mahi     to cultivate, farm; a farm, plantation, patch. cf. mahi ʻai, mahi kō, mahikū, mahina, mahina ʻai.
mahi ʻai₁     farmer, planter; to farm, cultivate; agricultural. gardener (HE)
mahi ʻai ʻana     cultivation, farming (EH)
mahi ʻai mahakea     shifting cultivation, in geography. lit., fallow-land cultivation.
mahi iʻa     aquaculture. lit., cultivate marine animals or plants.
mahi kālepa     commercial farming. lit., farm (to) sell. cf. mahi ō.
mahi kīkoi     to farm scattered patches unsystematically (EH)
mahi     sugar-cane plantation.
mahi     var. spelling of mahi kō, sugar-cane plantation...
mahi     to clear land for planting; plantation clearing not yet planted. rare. 
mahi māla     to garden; gardening. lit., cultivate (a) garden.
mahina₄     farm, plantation, patch.
mahina ʻai     same as mahi ʻai, to farm; truck farm.
mahi ō     subsistance farming. lit., farm (to) survive. cf. mahi kālepa.
mahi pua     flower garden or patch; horticulture.
mahi ululāʻau     agroforestry. lit., cultivate forests.
mahi waena     weed cultivator; to cultivate and weed. lit., weeding farm.
mahi waina     vineyard; grape raiser; to cultivate grapes.
moamahi     to cherish and cultivate.
ʻoihana mahi ʻai     agriculture, agricultural industry (EH)
pāpaʻi mahi ʻai     temporary hut of a farmer near plantations.
waiho mahi ʻole     to lie fallow.

The barb of a spear; the point of an instrument causing death; The abating or subsiding of water, i. e., a drought.

make₁   to die
(AN) PPn *mate, die, dead

ʻahaʻaina make     funeral feast, intended to comfort the mourners.
ʻāmake     to cause death, defeat.
ʻane make loa     endangered. lit., almost extinct. also ʻane halapohe, ʻane nalowale loa.
hana make     thing of destruction, as a weapon of sorcery; to kill, destroy; deathly.
hina make     to drop dead (EH)
  • to kill deliberately, execute;
  • to pretend to be dead;
  • to let die;
  • to let diminish, grow faint.
see make₁, to die, perish; defeated, beaten, dead, killed, unfortunate; to faint (cf. make loa, definitely "to die"); death, fainting, danger of death, peril, destruction, misfortune; to kill, beat, exe...
hoomakena     see makena. To cause mourning; to cause sorrow; to cause grief.
kā haʻi make mai hoʻi     death by sorcery. lit., death indeed from someone else. (Kam. 64:43)
kai make     low tide
Kai make     Dead Sea.
Kaimake     Dead Sea.
kā make loa     to dash to death, hurl down, as a foe in lua fighting; to doom to death. see kā₁.
kamakena     Sorrow; the eyes heavy with sorrow; great sorrow. see makena.
kāne make     widowed; dead husband.
kāne wahine make     widower. lit., man [with] dead wife.
kino make     corpse, dead body.
laʻa make     season when plants die or grow slowly, like autumn in cooler climates. lit., dead season.
lāʻau hoʻomake     insecticide. lit., medicine to kill insects.
lāʻau make     poison.
lāʻaumake     var. spelling of lāʻau make, poison...
lāʻau make haipilikia     pesticide. lit., poison (for) pests. also lāʻau haipilikia.
lāʻau make kalina     fungicide. lit., fungus poison.
lāʻau make nāhelehele     herbicide. lit., poison (for) weeds.
laumake     Lau and make, death. A poisonous herb;
limumakeohāna     a coelenterate (Palythoa sp.) containing a toxin, reported as deadly poisonous at Hāna, Maui. Also limumakeo Muʻolea.
mai make     almost dead, nearly dead (EH)
maʻi make     fatal disease, terminal disease (EH)
makaʻu i ka make     afraid of death (EH)
  • to die, perish; dead, death, killed, deceased,
  • danger of death, peril, deathly, deadly,
  • defeated, beaten, beat,
  • unfortunate; misfortune;
  • faint, to faint, fainting,
  • destruction,
  • extinct,
  • late,
  • obsolete,
  • poisonous, venemous.
  • to kill, execute;
 (cf. make loa, definitely "to die"); A pre-Christian concept was that make signified entry into the spirit world, and that make loa was the utter annihilation of the spirit, a kind of second death. (cf. (For. 5:581) [Story of the Ohelo]).
Gram. 4.5:
make ʻdie’ is a loa‘a-stative verb:
     (Agentive phrase)
Ua make||ke keiki|| Pele.
(perf) die||the child||by Pele
‘The child was killed by Pele. / Pele killed the child.’

However, in a long chant in which the pig man Kamapua’a lists his victories (FS 234-239), make is used as a deliberate transitive verb ‘to defeat’: Make ke kaua ʻOlopana. ‘The warrior defeats ʻOlopana.’ (Perhaps the chanter whispered the causative [hoʻo-] part of hoʻomake, the transitive transformation!)

makea     pas/imp. of make₁, to die, perish..., make₂, desire, want...
make anu     to be very cold, chilled, freezing.
make ʻawahua iho     death due to mental depression. lit., bitterness within death. (Kam. 64:44)
make hopena     to die a bad death, as in punishment for evil deeds. [mān: jpm]
make kaka ola     death caused by capturing the spirit of a live person. lit., death strike [the] living. (Kam. 64:43)
make loa     to die (in contrast to make, which may mean "defeated, faint"). For a pre-Christian concept, see make₁.
makemake₂     redup. of make₁, to die... defeated. (For. 6:371)
makena₁     mourning, wailing, lamentation; to wail, lament, weep for joy.
makena₂     calm, of sea, atmosphere. cf. make, dead.
makenaikokene     chlorosis, i.e. a condition in plants as a result of deficient nitrogen. [comb. make + naikokene.] cf. make wai, make ʻai.
makenawai     place where a stream disappears in the ground.
make ʻole     immortal, deathless. (EH)
make pilau     complete defeat, as in card games, to be completely defeated.
make pōloli     to die of starvation; faint with hunger.
makepono     bargain; profitable, reasonable in price or in conduct. cf. makehewa.
make wale     to die of itself, to die without cause, to die or wilt easily.
malu make     shadow of death. (Ioba 24.17)
mamake     redup. of make₁; to die, of several; to wilt, wither, of plants.
mamamake     redup. and intensifier of make₁, to die, of very many, as in a disaster; more deaths than mamake.
mea make     weapon, corpse.
moe i ka make     die (EH)
moe make     to lie at death's door; to be sick unto death; to lie in a dead faint.
moʻo make     deadly reptile; dead lizard; viper, adder (Hal. 91.13) , asp (Isa. 11.8) .
nāʻehu i make aku nei     the late (EH)
nohona kāne make     widowhood (EH)
pakele mai make     narrow escape (EH)
make     fatal, of disease; to be near death. lit., touch of death. cf. pāola.
papau make     to die, of many; complete annihilation; cemetery (rare).
pau i ka make     perished (EH)
poli make     dead breast. fig., see poli ʻawa.
pūnuku ea make     gas mask, as used during World War II. [trad.]
puʻumake     dire threat, mortal danger.
wahine kāne make     widow. lit., woman with dead husband.


maʻo₁   green

ʻĀina ʻŌmaʻomaʻo     var. spelling of ʻĀinaʻōmaʻomaʻo, Greenland.
ʻĀinaʻōmaʻomaʻo     Greenland. (EH)
ʻenuhe maʻo hamuiʻa     leafgreen ambushing inchworm, also called leafgreen carnivorous caterpillar or leafgreen killer caterpillar (Eupithecia orichloris). lit., carnivorous green caterpillar.
heiau maʻo     small temporary heiau covered with tapa stained green (maʻo), used for the hoʻoulu ʻai ceremony to bring food. (Malo 158)
hoʻōmaʻomaʻo     to make green, paint green see ʻōmaʻomaʻo₁, green, greenness, an emerald.
Kamaʻomaʻo     plain near Puʻunēnē, Maui. Ghosts are believed to have wandered here. lit.: the greenness.
kumumaʻo     any type of green Hawaiian stone, as used for maika stones.
Kumumaʻomaʻo     easterly wind at Kaluakoʻi, Molokaʻi and Kamaile, Oʻahu. (Nak. 57 and 70)
kumumaʻomaʻo     var. spelling of kumumaʻo, any type of green Hawaiian stone...
Laumaʻomaʻo     wind, Punakou, Molokaʻi. lit., green leaves. (Nak. 69)
leho maʻo     same as leho ʻōmaʻo, a greenish cowry.
leho ʻōmaʻo     a greenish cowry (diseased cowries sometimes turn green).
mamaʻo     greenish, light green. cf. maʻo, green.
maʻo     green. cf. mamaʻo, maʻomaʻo, ʻōmaʻomaʻo.
maʻomaʻo₁     green, greenness.
maʻomaʻo₂     a green tapa, as of māmaki bark.
ʻŌmaʻo     valley, Waimea district, Kauaʻi. Gulch, Puʻukapu qd., and stream, Mōkapu qd., Oʻahu. lit.: green.
ʻōmaʻo     green, as plants.
ʻōmaʻo     a bundle wrapped in green leaves, as of ti, for carrying food. rare. 
ʻōmaʻo     greenish tapa.
ʻomaʻohaku     olivine. [comb. ʻōmaʻo + haku.]
ʻōmaʻomaʻo₁     redup. of ʻōmaʻo₁, green. an emerald. (Puk. 28.18)
ʻōmaʻomaʻo₂     name of a seaweed.
ʻōmaʻomaʻo mae wale     name of a seaweed. lit., seaweed that wilts easily.
one ʻōmaʻo     sand with olivine (EH)
pōhaku ʻōmaʻomaʻo     emerald. lit., green stone. (Hoik. 4.3)
pōhaku pele ʻōmaʻo     rock with olivine (EH)
Pukaʻōmaʻo     the name of Kaʻahumanuʻs home at Pūʻahuʻula in upper Mānoa, Honolulu. see Huelani. lit.: green opening (the queen's house had green shutters).
Puʻuʻōmaʻo     hill on the Honolulu side of Moanalua Valley, Honolulu; now the site of a cemetery. lit., green hill.
wahineʻōmaʻo     same as mohihihi, a vine.
Wahineʻōmaʻo     the companion of Hiʻiakaikapoliopele on her trip to Kauaʻi to fetch Lohiʻau for Pele. lit., green woman.
Waiʻōmaʻo     road, stream, and former land area, Pālolo, Honolulu. lit.: green water.


mimi   urine

hoʻomimi     to cause urination; to help to urinate, as a child see mimi, urine; to urinate. mimi beliefs: urine was sprinkled to repel evil; if an infant urinated on someone, that person might adopt the child.
humuhumu mimi     bridled triggerfish (Sufflamen fraenatus). lit., urine triggerfish, so called because of its odor.
ʻili mimi     ureter. lit. urine hose.
ipu mimi     chamber pot, container for urine.
kahena mimi     urethra. lit. (organ for) urine flow.
koʻana mimi     alkali in urine.
kohanamimi     taro growing in front of the door and about the house. lit., naked urine (so called because people urinated there). rare. 
mimi     urine; to urinate. mimi beliefs (Nānā 181–2, 202): urine was sprinkled to repel evil; if an infant urinated on someone, that person might adopt the child.
mimi ʻawa     bitter urine, said of vile-smelling urine; to urinate thus.
mimi heleleʻi     involuntary urination, as caused by weakened bladder; to urinate frequently or without control.
mimi hono     to urinate repeatedly, as of untrained children. lit., bad-smelling urine.
mimi     diabetes. lit., sugar-cane urine.
mimi paʻa     inability to urinate. lit., closed urine.
naʻinaʻi mimi     contest in urinating by small boys. lit., urine striving.
ʻōpū mimi     bladder. lit., urine belly.
puʻu mimi     desire or need to urinate. cf. ʻihaʻiha.
wai mimi     urine. (2 Nal. 18.27)

muku₁   cut short, shortened, amputated; at an end, ceased; anything cut off short; short, brief, quick


ʻākumukumu     redup. of ʻakumu, broken or cut off...
ala muku     cut off or unfinished road, dead-end road. fig., an incomplete rainbow, rainbow fragment
ʻāmuku     same as ʻāpahu, to cut squarely off, chop...; cut off.
ʻāmukumuku     same as ʻāmokumoku, abounding in islets or rocks, as a reef; full of stumps; cutting, severing...
haikala muku     cramps, less severe than haikala.
hoʻomumuku     caus/sim of mumuku₁, amputated, mutilated, maimed; premature, as a baby...
muku     to diminish, decrease, lessen, use sparingly; less developed, decreased.
kaumuku     too short; shrinking away, as in distaste.
lemuku     broken off short, as a pole; to start out to do something and not finish it.
muku     cut short, shortened, amputated; at an end, ceased; anything cut off short; short, brief, quick (rare).
mukumuku     redup. of muku₁, cut short...
mukumuku waha nui     probably a kind of triggerfish (no data). lit., big-mouthed cut-short.
mumuku     redup. of muku₁, cut short, shortened, amputated...; amputated, mutilated, maimed; premature, as a baby. cf. muʻumuʻu₁, cut-off, shortened, amputated...
nalu muku     broken section of wave.
ʻōmuku     stump, projection, pommel of a saddle; to project; to cut off short.
pahi poʻo muku     short-bladed knife. lit., cut head knife.
poʻomuku     cut off, severed, shortened. see ex. kāpala.

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