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nvt., nvs. Aloha, love, affection, compassion, mercy, sympathy, pity, kindness, sentiment, grace, charity; greeting, salutation, regards; sweetheart, lover, loved one; beloved, loving, kind, compassionate, charitable, lovable; to love, be fond of; to show kindness, mercy, pity, charity, affection; to venerate; to remember with affection; to greet, hail.

  • Examples:
    • Aloha ʻino! What a pity! Alas! [Expression of regret, either great or small.]
    • Aloha akua, love of god; divine love, pity, charity.
    • Mea aloha, loved one, beloved.
    • Aloha makua, considerate and thoughtful of parents and elders, filial.
    • Aloha ʻia, beloved, pitied.
    • Aloha pumehana, warm aloha, affection.
    • Me ke aloha o Kawena, with the love (or greeting) of Kawena.
    • ʻO wau iho nō me ke aloha, I remain, with very best regards.
    • Aloha ʻoe, ē Maria, ua piha ʻoe i ka maikaʻi, hail, Mary, full of grace.
    • Ē Maria hemolele, e aloha mai ʻoe iā mākou, Holy Mary, have mercy on us.
    • Aloha aʻe ana mākou i ke ehu wāwae o ka lani (chant for Kalākaua), we remember fondly the footprints of the king.
    • E aloha aku au i ka mea aʻu e manaʻo ai e aloha aku (Puk. 33.19), I show mercy tothose I want to show mercy to.
    • Aloha nō ia mau lā o nā makahiki he kanalima i kūnewa akula! Affectionate [memories] of these days of fifty years past!
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1. v. To love; to regard with affection; to desire.

2. To have pity or compassion upon.

3. To show mercy; to be merciful as a habit. Mat. #5:7. To spare; to pity. Ezek. #7:9.

4. To salute at meeting or parting. 1 sam. #10:4.

5. To salute contemptuously; aloha ino kaua, alas for us two. NOTE.—Aloha, as a word of salutation, is modern; the ancient forms were anoai, welina, &c.

6. Hooaloha. To give thanks as an act of worship. 1 Oihl. #25:3.

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s., A word expressing different feelings; as, love; affection; gratitude; kindness; pity; compassion; grief; the modern common salutation at meeting and parting.

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