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adj., See ele. Dark colored; black; blue; dark red; brown. See uliuli; also lipolipo.

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s., Darkness; ua like ka eleele me ka uliuli.

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adv., Darkly; without much light; ke hele eleele nei au, I walk in darkness, Iob. 30:28.

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eleele

/ ĕ'-lĕ-ĕ'-lĕ / Haw to Eng, Parker,

1. adj., Destitute of light, partially or entirely; black or approaching black; dark: he po eleele, a dark night.

2. adj., Having a very dark skin; dark-colored; black. See uliuli, lipolipo.

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eleele

/ ĕ'-lĕ-ĕ'-lĕ / Haw to Eng, Parker,

adv., In a dark manner; obscurely; mysteriously; darkly.

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eleele

/ ĕ'-lĕ-ĕ'-lĕ / Haw to Eng, Parker,

1. n., Total or partial absence of light; obscurity; darkness: ka eleele o ka po, the darkness of the night.

2. n., A black-skinned person, as a negro; a ne-grp: Na eleele o Aferika, the blacks of Africa. The more modern word is paele.

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black. Land section, Kona, Kauai.

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