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ea Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng,

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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Tags: politics

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ea Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

kikino Fume. Dic. Also ea puka. Āohiohi ea. Air resistance, i.e. the force of air against a moving object. Ana mīkā ea. Barometer. Pōhaku puka ea. Air stone, i.e. the porous rock in an aquarium that creates tiny bubbles at the surface of the water to facilitate the exchange of gases. Pūnuku ea make. Gas mask, as used during World War II.

ea Andrews, Haw to Eng / E-A /,

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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ea Andrews, Haw to Eng / E-A /,

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.

Tags: fauna marine

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ea Andrews, Haw to Eng / E-A /,

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

Tags: fauna fish

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ea Andrews, Haw to Eng / E-A /,

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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ea Andrews, Haw to Eng / E-A /,

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

Tags: health

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ea Andrews, Haw to Eng / E-A /,

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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ea Andrews, Haw to Eng / E-A /,

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

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ea Andrews, Haw to Eng / E-A /,

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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ea Andrews, Haw to Eng / E-A /,

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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ea Andrews, Haw to Eng / E-A /,

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

Tags: music

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ea Andrews, Haw to Eng / E-A /,

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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ea Andrews, Haw to Eng / E-A /,

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

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ea Andrews, Haw to Eng / E-A /,

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

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