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1. nvs. Fragrant, sweet-smelling; fragrance, perfume, fume, aroma, sweet scent. Figuratively, of high rank, royal.

  • Examples:
    • He ʻaʻala nō ʻo Ka-ʻahu-manu, Ka-ʻahu-manu is of sweet high rank.
    • Pupuka hoʻi paha, he ʻaʻala ka inoa, ugly perhaps, but a noble name.
  • References:
    • PPN kakala.

2. (Cap.) n. Winds.

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v., 5th conj. of ʻala, to perfume. To emit a perfume; to be fragrant. Isa. 3:24.

2. To smell of perfumery. Hal 45:8. ʻAʻala i ka ihuana ka uka o Kawela.

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adj., ʻAla, odoriferous; ʻaʻala ka hala, sweet the hala; ʻaʻala ka rose, sweet the rose; o na kaikuwahine ʻaʻala o Aiwohikupua. Laieik. 62.

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s., ʻAla. An odor.

2. A kind of scrofulous sore, so called from the smell.

3. FIG. He ʻaʻala nō ʻo Kaʻahumanu, a sweet perfume is Kaʻahumanu.

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ʻaʻala

/ ā-ă'-lă / Haw to Eng, Parker,

adj., Odoriferous: ʻaʻala ka hala, sweet the hala; ʻaʻala ka rose, sweet the rose; o na kaikuwahine ʻaʻala ʻo Aiwohikupua. Laieik. p. 62. "ʻAʻala ka ihona ka uka o Kawela."

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ʻaʻala

/ ā-ă'-lă / Haw to Eng, Parker,

1. n., A pleasant odor.

2. n., Fig.: He ʻaʻala nō ʻo Kaʻahumanu, a sweet perfume is Kaʻahumanu.

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ʻaʻala

/ ā-ă'-lă / Haw to Eng, Parker,

v., To be fragrant.

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ʻAʻala

/ ā'-ā'lă / WahiLocation, Parker,

fragrant. Land section, Kona, Oʻahu.

Nā LepiliTags: geography Oʻahu

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ʻAʻala

WahiLocation, Place Names of Hawaiʻi,

Lane, park, street, and section 13 of Honolulu (map 6), Oʻahu. Literally, fragrant (said to be named for the sweet smell of nearby laundries; TM).

Nā LepiliTags: Oʻahu

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