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hua Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng,

1. nvi., Fruit, tuber, egg, produce, yield, ovum, seed, grain, offspring; meat as in ʻopihi shell or ʻalamihi crab; to bear fruit, tuber or seed; to bear a child; fruitful.

  • Examples:
    • Ā e hana aku ʻoe iā ʻoukou e hua aʻe (Oihk. 26.9), and will make you fruitful.
  • References:
    • PPN fua.

2. n., Round object, as pill or bead.

3. n., Result, effect; credit, as for a university course.

  • Examples:
    • Ka hua o kā ʻoukou hana, the result of your work.

4. n., Testicles.

  • Examples:
    • Ka hele ā pala nā hua i ka moana, testicles rot at sea [a sailor lacks a sex partner].
    • He hua pēpē ʻia (Oihk. 21.20), broken testicles.
  • References:
    • PNP fua.

5. Same as huahua #3, a vulgar gesture.

  • Examples:
    • Hoʻopuʻu ka hua, to make this gesture.

6. nvi., Word, letter, figure, watchword, rallying cry, note in music; winning word in the Chinese gambling game of chee-fah; type; to speak.

  • Examples:
    • Hoʻonoho hua, to set type.
    • Kāne kū i ke kala, kala i ka hua o ka waha (prayer), Kāne stand to forgive, forgive the words of the mouth.
    • Ā hua (For. 5:43), then speak [cf. pane #1].
  • References:

7. (Cap.) n., Name of the thirteenth night of the lunar month.

  • References:
    • Malo 35.
    • PEP (f,s)ua.

8. (Cap.) n., Name of a star.

9. n., The bulging of the broadest part of a paddle blade.

10. See pai hua.

11. See paʻi hua.

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huā, huwā Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng,

nvi., Envy, jealousy; envious, jealous; to stir up trouble due to envy.

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huʻa Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng,

1. n., Foam, froth, bubble, suds, scum.

  • Examples:
    • Huʻa o ka wai, water bubble.
  • References:
    • PCP (f,s)uka.

2. n., Rim, border, edge, side, hem; ruffles and tucks at the bottom of a dress; tucks in a mat; train of a gown.

  • Examples:
    • Ākea ka huʻa o ka lole, the bottom of the dress is wide [a full skirt].
    • Ka huʻa o ka lāʻau (FS 99), the reach of the club.
  • References:

3. n., Suburb, boundary.

4. n., Pile, as of mats or tapa.

  • References:
    • For. 4:63.

5. n., Same as maʻa #4.

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-huʻa Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng,

hoʻo.huʻa To insist, persist. Hoʻohuʻa nohoʻi i ka inu lama, persisting in drinking intoxicants.

hua Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

kikino Corm, as of taro. Trad. See entries below and ʻauhua.

hua Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

kikino, Sound segment, in linguistics.

  • Existing dictionary word, Extended meaning

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huʻa Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

Hōkelo huʻa. Bubble chamber, in chemistry.

hua Māmaka Kaiao,

kikino Gonad, a reproductive gland that produces gametes. Dic., ext. mng.

HU-A Andrews, Haw to Eng,

v. See HUWA. To be envious of another; to feel jealous of another; to envy; to hate.

2. To quarrel with; to be angry with; to be much addicted to evil.

HU-A Andrews, Haw to Eng,

s. Envy; jealously; an envious disposition; making unfounded complaints against another.

HU-A Andrews, Haw to Eng,

adj. See HUWA. Envious; jealous of success in another; quick to find fault.

HU-A Andrews, Haw to Eng,

v. To sprout; to bud; to bear fruit, as a tree or vegetable.

2. To grow or increase in size, as fruit; to increase, as a people. Oihk. 26:9.

3. To swell up, as the foam of water. See HUAHUA.

4. Hua with huaolelo, to speak; to utter; to produce words. Kin. 49:21.

5. Hoo. To produce fruit.

6. To increase, as a people. Kin. 1:28. To be fruitful, as a race. Kin. 9:1.

HU-A Andrews, Haw to Eng,

s. The swelling, growing and maturity of vegetables; name of the moon when perfectly full; the name of that night is akua.

2. Fruit; offspring; production of animals or vegetables. Kin. 46:7.

3. A fruit produced; an egg; a kidney, &c. Hua oo, ripe fruit; hua maka, fresh fruit. Oihk. 23:14.

4. The effect, product or consequence of an action; ka naaupo, he hua ia na ka ino, ignorance is the result (fruit) of evil practices.

5. A summary of one's wishes; a short sentence; e waiho mai oe i hua na makou, leave for us some short expression; a word, an idea (said to Kamehameha I. when dying.)

6. A letter of the alphabet; ma ka hua o ke kanawai, i. e., literally; hua kena, an order; a word of command; no keia hua kena a kana wahine. Laieik. 198.

7. Fruit in several senses; as, hua o ke kino, children; hua o ka aina, increase of the fruits of the land, i. e., means of living; hua o na holoholona, flocks, herds, &c.; hua ala, spices.

8. A flowing; a going out from; froth; foam, as of one in a fit.

9. A flowing robe; a train. Isa. 6:1. Hua lole, the skirts of a garment. Ier. 13:22, 26.

10. Seed, as of grain for sowing. Kin. 47:23.

11. The human testicles. Oihk. 21:20.

HU-A Andrews, Haw to Eng,

adj. Iwi hua. Anat. 6.

HU-A Andrews, Haw to Eng,

s. A flowing. See No. 8 above. The trail of a pa-u; the trail of a garment; the tucks at the bottom of a gown.

2. The snapper of a whip.

Hua (hū-ā'), adj. Parker, Haw to Eng,

[From huwa, envy.] Envious; jealous.

Hua (hū'-a), n. Parker, Haw to Eng,

1. The twelfth night after the new moon, the thirteenth day of the old Hawaiian month.

2. A producing; that which is produced; offspring.

3. Effect; that which follows from a cause.

4. A watchword; password; rallying cry.

5. Testicle; Syn: Opea.

6. Modernized, a letter or letters that spell the words of a language.

7. Fruit; fruitage.

8. Egg; ovum; seed.

Hua (hū-ā'), Parker, Haw to Eng,

Same as huwa, n. Envy.

Hua (hū'a), n. Parker, Haw to Eng,

1. A flowing.

2. The trail of a pa-u; the trail of a garment; the tucks at the bottom of a gown.

2. The snapper of a whip.

Hua (hū'a), v. Parker, Haw to Eng,

1. To froth; to make frothy.

2. To make a border or trimming: E hua mai hoi oe i kuu holoku, Please make a border for my holoku or gown.

Hua (hū'-a), v. Parker, Haw to Eng,

1. To sprout; to bud; to bear fruit, as a tree or vegetable.

2. To grow or increase, as fruit; to increase, as a people; to be fruitful.

Hua (hū-ā'), v. Parker, Haw to Eng,

Incorrect form of huwa, to envy.

Hua Place Names of Hawaiʻi, Haw to Eng,

Hill, northwest Kauaʻi. Lit., fruitful.

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