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vs., Combined, acting together; to cooperate, act together.

  • Examples:
    • Alu like mai! Work in unity! Work together!
    • E alu, e alu, e kui lima! Cooperate! Cooperate! Join hands!
    • E alu ka pule iā Hakalau, combine prayers to overcome Hakalau.
    • He mau ʻīlio alu i ka hākākā, dogs that combine in fighting.
  • References:

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kikino/hehele, Drive, as for cans; to conduct a drive.

  • Source:
    • Existing dictionary word, Extended meaning
  • Examples:
    • Alu hōʻiliʻili nūpepa. Newspaper drive.
    • Alu hoʻomaʻemaʻe pā kula. School clean-up drive.

Papa helu loliWehewehe Wikiwiki update log

1. s. The lines of the hand.

2. A gutter; a ravine; kahawai awawa; a road descending a hill.

3. A courtesy.

4. The muscles of the eye. Hal. #76:4.

5. The skin and soft parts of men, fish, and all animals, when the bones are taken out. See alualu.

6. A name given to women who have borne children. See alualu.

Papa helu loliWehewehe Wikiwiki update log

1. n., A letting down; a depression.

2. n., The lines of the hand.

3. n., A road descending a hill; a ravine; a gutter.

4. n., The muscles of the eye.

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1. v., To relax; to hang down.

2. v., To bend the knees; to courtesy.

3. v., To stoop down, as in entering a low door; to stoop down, as in hiding behind a low object: Alu ae la maua e pee ana.

4. v., To be ruffled; to ruff up, as a mat: Ua alu ha moena i ka nakuia.

5. v., To unite forces for physical action; to combine for the purpose of aiding or overcoming: E alu ka pule la Hakalau; unite in prayers to Hakalau.

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