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ʻula Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng,

1. nvi., Red, scarlet; brown, as skin of Hawaiians; to appear red.

  • Examples:
    • Piʻi ka ʻula, to blush, flush.
    • A ʻula! ʻUla ka maka! Red! Red-eyed! [a rude remark, often said while drawing down an eyelid, a way of wishing ill luck].
  • References:

2. n., Short for koaʻe ʻula, red-tailed tropic bird.

3. nvs., Sacred; sacredness; regal, royal (probably so called because red was a sacred color).

4. n., Blood.

  • Examples:
    • He ʻula waiwai, blood of great value, as royal blood.

5. n., Agate.

  • References:
    • Puk. 30.12.

6. Same as ʻula ʻai hāwane.

7. n., A ringing in the ears, as due to rising in altitude, believed by some to be a sign that one is being talked of.

  • Examples:
    • Ke kani mai nei ka ʻula o koʻu pepeiao, [I] hear my ear ringing.

8. n., Ghost, spirit.

  • Examples:
    • Kapuaʻikaʻula (Oʻahu place name), footprint [of] spirits.
  • References:

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ʻula Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

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ʻula Andrews, Haw to Eng / U-LA /,

v., To be or appear red, as the end of a blaze of fire, or of a lamp; to be red. Isa. 63:2.

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ʻula Andrews, Haw to Eng / U-LA /,

s., Redness; a scarlet color. Puk. 25:4. Red, v., 5; ua like ka ulaula me ka weo; name of a red fish. See ula.

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ʻula Parker, Haw to Eng / u'-lă /,

adj., Red, as a blaze seen in the night; dark red, as soil. Written also ʻulaʻula.

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ʻula Parker, Haw to Eng / u'-lă /,

v., To be or appear red, as the end of a blaze of fire, or of a lamp; to be red. Also written ʻulaʻula.

Tags: color

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