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ʻili Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng,

1. n., Skin, complexion, hide, pelt, scalp, bark, rind, peel.

  • Examples:
    • ʻAʻohe mea ʻē aʻe, ʻo ka lole wale nō i ka ʻili, there was nothing else except the clothing on the back.
  • Hoʻokae ʻili, race prejudice; to have race prejudice.
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2. Leather.

  • Examples:
    • ʻIli lahilahi, thin leather.
    • ʻIli mānoanoa, thick leather.

3. Surface, area.

4. Binding, cover.

  • Examples:
    • ʻIli paʻa, hard cover (of a book).

5. Land section, next in importance to ahupuaʻa and usually a subdivision of an ahupuaʻa.

6. Strap of any kind, as reins, harness, fan belt, machine belt; hose.

7. Pebble (less used than ʻiliʻili); kōnane pebble.

8. vs., Square, as in measurements.

  • Examples:
    • Ana ʻili, square measurements.

Tags: anatomy geography math

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ʻili Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

kikino, Skin.

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ʻili Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

kikino Bark, of a plant. Dic. Also ʻaluʻalu. Wale ʻili. Cambium, i.e. the slippery layer under the bark of a plant which is the growing area of the stem. ʻIli iho. Inner bark. ʻIli o waho. Outer bark.

ʻili Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

Paihaʻakei ʻili. Racism, i.e. adhering to a belief that one's own race is superior to another race. Also paihaʻakei lāhui.

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