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1. nvi. Redness of the eyelids; rawness, as of scraped skin; to be red or raw. (PPN fela.)

2. vi. To spread, as the arms. Cf. helahela, kāhela. (PPN fela.)

3. nvi. Hula step: one foot is placed at about a 45-degree angle to the front and side, with the weight on the opposite hip and with that knee bent; the foot is then returned to the original position and the step is repeated with the other foot; to dance thus.

adj. Redness of the corner of the eye; partial blindness; o ka paholehole o ka ili, helahela ino ka poe i hana pela.

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Hela (hē'-la), adj.

/ hē'-la / Haw to Eng, Parker,

(Written also helahela).

1. Redness of the eyelids.

2. Partial blindness: o ka paholehole o ka ili, helahela ino ka poe i hana pela.

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