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ʻōlali

/ ʻō.lali / Haw to Eng, Pukui-Elbert,

1. vi., To glide smoothly along, as a ship on the sea or as a fish slipping through one's hand.

  • Examples:
    • Ma ia mau alanui malihini āu i ʻōlali hoʻokahi ai (chant for Kalākaua), on these unfamiliar paths you travel all alone.

2. vs., Bright, shiny, glistening; brightness.

3. n., Skilled person.

4. n., Young stage of hou, a fish.

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Nā LepiliTags: fauna fish Oʻahu

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kikino, Glide, in linguistics.

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