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hula Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. nvt., The hula, a hula dancer; to dance the hula.

2. nvt., Song or chant used for the hula; to sing or chant for a hula.

3. vi., To twitch, as a muscle or eyelid; to palpitate, throb.

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hulā Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

vi., To prod, pry, uproot, pierce and penetrate, expel, reject.

  • Rare
  • Examples:
    • ʻO mai maiʻanei a hulā maʻō, to pierce in on this side and come out on that.
    • E poholalo aʻe ana ʻo ʻAiohikupua i kāna puʻupuʻu … a hulā ma ke kua, ʻAiohikupua gave an undercut blow with his fist … and it came out at the back.

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hula Pukui-Elbert Eng to Haw,

Hula (for various kinds and references, see Hawaiian-English hula entry and entries that follow it).

  • Examples:
    • Dare to hula, leave shyness at home, ʻaʻa i ka hula, waiho i ka hilahila i ka hale.
  • References:

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hula / HU-LA / Andrews Haw to Eng,

v. To pry up with a lever.

2. To transplant, as a tree; to plant out, as a young tree.

3. To cut off the tops of plants.

4. To bend over, as a tree; to push over any upright thing; to fall over upon.

5. To shake or tremble for fear of injury from another.

6. To trample and make a beaten path; to tread down; to trample upon.

7. To shake; to dance; to play an instrument and dance; to sing and dance. 2 Sam. 6:21. The same as haa and lele in verses 14:16. Alaila, hula iho la kahi poe alii ame kanaka, then danced certain of the chiefs and people.

8. To play on an instrument.

9. To sing; to sing and dance together.

10. To make sport. Lunk. 16:25.

11. To palpitate, as the heart; to throb, as an artery.

12. To move from place to place.

13. To bore a hole; e hula a puka, to bore and pierce through.

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hula / HU-LA / Andrews Haw to Eng,

s. Music; dancing; singing, &c.

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hula / HU-LA / Andrews Haw to Eng,

s., A swelling; a protuberance under the arm or on the thigh; he o ka mai mamua, a mahope hula mao a mao, a ma kela wahi ma keia wahi o ke kino, pela i hulahula, ai.

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hula / HU-LA / Andrews Haw to Eng,

v. To swim past a cliff that projects into the sea and interrupts the passage along the beach.

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hula / hū'-la / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. n., A swelling; a protuberance under the arm or on the thigh: he o ka mai mamua, a mahope hula mao a mao, a ma kela wahi ma keia wahi o ke kino, pela i hulahula ai.

2. n., A twitching, as of the eye; an involuntary muscular motion.

3. n., A dance; a dancing.

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hula / hū'-la / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. v., To dance; to move to rhythmic song.

2. v., To palpitate, as the heart; to throb, as an artery.

3. v., To go through solid substance: E hula a puka, to bore through.

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hulā / hu-lā' / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. v., To raise up and out of with a lever.

2. v., To expel; to eject; to drive out.

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hula Place Names of Hawaiʻi,

, 'Hawaiian dance'

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