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ʻailolo

/ ʻai.lolo / Haw to Eng, Pukui-Elbert,

1. nvt., Ceremony usually marking the end of training, so called because the student ate (ʻai) a portion of the head, and especially the brains (lolo), of a fish, dog, or hog offered to the gods; to partake of the ceremony.

  • Examples:
    • Ua ʻailolo i ka puaʻu hiwa, taking part in the ceremony marking the completion of training by eating a portion of the head of an entirely black pig.

2. vt., Skilled, adept, expert, trained, proficient.

  • Examples:
    • Ua ʻailolo ʻoia i ka hula, he is trained in the hula.

Papa helu loliWehewehe Wikiwiki update log

s. The name of a religious performance when a hog was offered in sacrifice; a part of it was eaten at the time of offering.

Nā LepiliTags: religion

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v. To teach the art of lua and the practice of anaana; sorcery and the practice of soldiery, so as to be a proficient. Ua ao i ka lua, a ua make ke kanaka, ua ailolo. Ua ao i ka anaana, ua make ke kanaka, na ailolo. Ua ao i ke koa, ua ku i ka moku, a ua ailolo.

Nā LepiliTags: lua fighting religion

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