ʻōlohe/ ʻō.lohe /
1. vs., Bare, naked, barren; hairless, as a dog; bald; destitute, needy.
- Ka lua ʻōlohe o ke ālialia, the barren pit of the salt marsh.
2. nvs., Skilled, especially in lua fighting, so called perhaps because the beards of lua fighters were plucked and their bodies greased; bones of hairless men were desired for fish hooks because such men were thought stronger; also said of hula experts; skilled fighter.
- Kel. 115.
3. vs., Pale.
- ʻŌlohe nā maka (Ier. 30.6), pale faces [in a later edition of the Bible this was changed to nananakea].
4. vs., Sick, as after childbirth.
5. n., Ghost; image, as in clouds.
6. n., A small salt-water ʻoʻopu, a fish, found with the ʻōhune.
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