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1. n. Sovereignty, rule, independence.

  • Examples:
    • Lā Hoʻihoʻi Ea, Restoration Day.
    • Hoʻihoʻi i ke ea o Hawaiʻi, restore the sovereignty of Hawaiʻi.

2. n. Life, air, breath, respiration, vapor, gas; fumes, as of tobacco; breeze, spirit (Isa. 42.5). This ea, as well as ea #1, ea #3, ea #4, is sometimes pronounced or sung ʻea.

  • Examples:
    • Ua mau ke ea o ka ʻāina i ka pono (motto of Hawaiʻi), the life of the land is preserved in righteousness.
    • He palupalu lākou, he ea hele wale aku (Hal. 78.39), they were flesh, a wind that passes away.
    • Kāʻili ʻia aku ke ea o ʻAberahama (Kin. 25.8), Abraham gave up the ghost; literally, the breath of life was snatched away.
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3. vi. To rise, go up, raise, become erect.

  • Examples:
    • Kai ea (Kep. 183), rising sea.
    • Ua ea kona poʻo, his head was raised.
    • Ke ea ʻana o ka ʻai, ka iʻa (Kep. 97), the obtaining of poi, fish..
    • ʻAʻole hoʻi au e ea maluna o koʻu wahi moe (Hal. 132.3), I will not go up into my bed.
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4. vi. To smell.

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-ea

pākuʻina kauhopesuffix Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

Pejorative suffix.

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1. n., Hawksbill turtle (Chelone imbricata), both land and sea species; the shell of this turtle.

  • References:
    • PNP kea.

2. vs., Reddish-brown, as the color of the ʻea shell.

3. n., A general term for infections and infectious diseases; coated tongue, sometimes accompanied by sore throat, the thrush disease of children.

  • Examples:
    • ʻEa ka waha, the tongue is coated.
    • ʻOia kamaʻilio aku a ʻea ka waha, ʻaʻohe lohe ʻia mai, while talking on until the tongue is coated, yet no one pays any attention [a metaphor to show exasperation].
  • References:
    • PPN keakea, PCP kea.

4. n., Spray.

  • Examples:
    • Kū ka ʻea i ka moana, the spray rises in the sea.
  • References:
    • Cf. ʻeʻa, dust. These words are sometimes interchanged.

5. Vocative interjection, usually at the beginning or end of utterances.

  • Examples:
    • ʻEa, hele mai! Say, come here!
    • Hoʻolohe mai ʻoukou, ʻea, all of you there, listen.
  • References:
    • Gram. 12, 1 Sam. 9.5; Lunk. 7.3.

6. Var. of ea #4, to smell.

7. nvi., Noisy; to yell, whoop; whoop.

  • Examples:
    • E kani ana ka ʻea, a whoop sounded.

8. Variant of ea #2, ea #3.

  • Examples:
    • A waiho i ka ʻea nā iwi o kama hele (RC 367), the traveler's bones are left in the air [said of one dying in a foreign land].

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1. interj., Isn't that so? That's it!

  • Examples:
    • ʻOia, ʻeā? Is that so?
    • Ua hele aku ʻoia i Honolulu, ʻeā, she went to Honolulu, you know.
    • ʻEā, e aha ana ʻoukou? Say, what are you up to?
    • Pēlā, ʻeā? It's that way, is it?

2. Song refrain.

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1. nvs., Dust, dirt, dust cloud, spray (ʻeʻa and ʻea #4 are probably interchanged at times).

  • Examples:
    • Kōwelo ʻeʻa, dust streamer.
    • Kū ka ʻeʻa i ke kula, the dust cloud rose over the plain.
    • ʻŌkaʻi ka ʻeʻa, ʻōkaʻi huakaʻi ʻula, a marching cloud of dust, a red procession on the march [warriors with feather cloaks].

2. n., Mountain banana patch.

  • Examples:
    • Līlā ka maiʻa o ka ʻeʻa, wili ka ʻōkaʻi, spindly is the growth of the mountain banana patch, the blossom container twists [even a spindly plant may bear fruit].

3. n., A fish similar to ʻaʻawa, but with dark flesh.

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kikino, Fume.

  • Source:
    • Existing dictionary word

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kikino, Melody, tune.

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kikino, Plastic.

  • Source:
    • Niʻihau.
  • Examples:
    • Kanaka ʻea. Mannequin.
    • ʻEke ʻea. Plastic bag (preceded by ke). Cf. pūʻolo pepa.
    • Tuko paipu ʻea. Plastic pipe cement. Also: tuko paipu.

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v., To raise up, as a person bowed down.

2. To lift or throw up.

3. To raise up, as from the grave. Iob. 7:9.

4. To mount or go up upon, as an ancient bed. Hal. 132:3.

5. To rise up, as water. Puk. 15:8.

6. Hoea. To be thrown or raised up, as land out of the ocean; ua hoea mai na aina mai loko mai o ka moana, the land was thrown up out of the ocean.

7. To rise in sight, as a cloud. 1 Nal. 18:44. To heave in sight, as a ship; a hoea mai makai aku o Hilo, she hove in sight off Hilo.

8. To rise up, as out of the water. Kin. 41:2, 3.

9. To stir up, excite, as the affections; ia manawa ka hoea ana mai o ka hai, at that time was the exciting of other’s love.

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s., A species of turtle much valued on account of the shell.

2. The shell itself; he ea kuu wakawaka. Eset. 1:6. Put for ivory. NOTE.—The ea was forbidden to women to eat, under the kapu system.

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s., A species of fish, somewhat similar to the hilu, aawa and poou.

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s., Takes ke for its article. Spirit; vital breath; the breath of life.

2. Life itself; oiai ke ea, while life lasts.

3. The natural breath of life. 1 Tes. 2:8. E kaili aku ke ea, to die. Kin. 25:8.

4. The breath of man or beast. Kekah. 3:21. Nani ka lokomaikai o ke Akua I kona haawi ana mai i ke ea o ke kanaka. Hal. 78:39. SYN. with hanu. Isa. 42:5.

5. He makani ku malie, oia ka makani e hanu ai kakou, the breathable air.

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s., The thrush or aphthæ, a disease of children; art, ka.

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s., Dirt; dust raised by the wind.

Ea me he opua hiki kakahiaka la,

Me he mea la o Hoku o Mahealani

Ka hukiku o ka waa la i ka lae.

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adj., Dirty; dusty, as when the air is full of dust.

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interjection, The expression of a call to one’s attention, as aloha oukou, ea, to which a reply is expected; generally ae. aloha.

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is used in answer to a call, more familiar and disrespectful than eo. Ea is also used by a speaker to call the attention of his hearers to some particular point which he is about to state; its frequency of use is according to the taste of the speaker; it is brought out generally, in the middle of a sentence. Lunk. 7:3. Sometimes it commences a speech. 1 Sam. 9:5.

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s., In music, the highest part; the air.

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adj., Windy; noisy; without effect; he ea ka waha i ke ao ana i ke keiki hookuli, wahapaa; noisy; clamorous; assenting to the commands of a parent, but not obeying; disobedient.

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s., Ku ka ea o Lahainaluna i ka lepo; dust raised by the wind, but not a whirlwind.

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adj., Strong smelling, as meat or food kept too long. See eaea.

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adj., Causing disgust or unpleasant sensations; disagreeable; offensive, as odor. Same as eaea #2.

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1. adj., Covered with or as with dust; dusty: Ea ke ala; the way is dusty.

2. adj., Filled with dirt; foul; filthy; dirty.

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adj., Windy; noisy; clamorous.

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adj., Tired from talking: Ea ka waha i ke ao i ke keiki hookuli.

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adv., An expression of assent, affirmation, or interrogatory surprise, as in answer to a question, or to repeat the sense of a question asked: Ay or aye; yea; yes. Ea? he oiaio ia? Aye? is that a fact? The sense is often interjectional.

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interj., An exclamation calling attention to what is about to be said: I say! Say! Aloha oukou, ea! Love to you, I say!

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interj., An interrogative ejaculation expressing curiosity, surprise, inquiry, etc.: Eh? what?

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1. n., A species of turtle (Chelone imbricata) which is of great value, as it furnishes almost exclusively the tortoise-shell of commerce; the hawkbill turtle.

2. n., The shell of the hawkbill turtle; the tortoise-shell: He ea kuu wakawaka.

3. n., The white thrush, a vesicular disease affecting the lips, mouth and throat. Generally confined to infants.

4. n., Air; breeze; wind: Ke ea ku malie; the still air.

5. n., The breath, as of life: Ke ea o ke kanaka; the breath of man.

6. n., Life: Oiai ke ea; while life lasts.

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n., A melodic as contrasted with a harmonic succession of notes, rhythmically arranged; tune; air.

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1. n., A species of fish similar to the aawa, but differing chiefly in the dark zone on the posterior part of its body; the dark-colored aawa.

2. n., A cloud of pulverized earth; a dust-cloud.

Ea me he opua hiki kakahiaka la.
Me he mea la o Hoku o Mahealani
Ka hukiku o ka waa la i ka lae.

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1. v., To become erect after kneeling, sitting, or lying down; to be raised or elevated, as the head: Ua ea ae kona poo; his head was elevated.

2. v., To swell upward; to rise up: Ea ka muliwai; the stream rises.

3. v., To rise in sight; to appear above the horizon. Ua ea ae ka mahina; the moon has risen in sight.

4. v., To increase in force, intensity, etc.; to rise.

5. v., To be revived from death; to rise or arise from the grave: Ue ea hou ka make; the dead has risen again.

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