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ʻulaʻula

/ ʻula.ʻula / Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. Reduplication of ʻula #1; bay, as a horse.

  • Examples:
    • ʻUlaʻula o ke ahi, the red of fire; figuratively, a flush of intoxication, newly distilled liquor.
    • ʻIli ʻulaʻula a naʻau ʻulaʻula, venom-tongued and heart filled with hate.
  • References:

2. n., Various red snappers of the family Lutjanidae 🌐 as Etelis marshi.

3. n., A native variety of taro, with red or purple petioles, small leaf blades with purple piko, reddish flowers, the corms used for both poi and table taro, grown in wetland and upland culture.

  • References:
    • Whitney 50–52.

4. The cardinal, Kentucky cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis 🌐), established in about 1930

5. n., Blood.

6. n., A red tapa.

7. n., A variety of sugar cane.

  • References:
    • HP 222, 225.

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ʻulaʻula

Māmaka Kaiao Haw to Eng,

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U-LA-U-LA

Andrews Haw to Eng,

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

U-LA-U-LA

Andrews Haw to Eng,

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.

ulaula

/ U-LA-U-LA / Andrews Haw to Eng,

adj. Red, as a blaze seen in the night; purple; kanaka ula.

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U-LA-U-LA

Andrews Haw to Eng,

s. See ULA above. Ka weo-weo, ke kolekole; the redness of the flesh when the skin is rubbed off.

U-LA-U-LA

Andrews Haw to Eng,

adj. See ULA above. He helohelo; slight red; reddish.

U-LA-U-LA

Andrews Haw to Eng,

s. Name of a species of fish.

Ulaula (u'-lă-u'-la), adj.

Parker Haw to Eng,

Red; rosy; reddish; blushing; he helohelo; slight red.

Ulaula (u'-lă-u'-la), n.

Parker Haw to Eng,

1. Redness; red color.

2. A lobster.

3. A species of snapper fish; the kalekale fish when it reaches maturity.

ʻUlaʻula

Place Names of Hawaiʻi,
  • Hill, Mauna Kea qd., Hawaiʻi.
  • Hill (3,078 feet high), Lahaina qd., Maui.

Literally, red.

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