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1. nvt., Ballrom dancing with partners, American dancing, ball; massed hula dancing; to dance.

  • References:
    • PEP fulafula, sulaulsa.

2. Rare reduplication of hula #1 hula #2, hula #3; twitching, fluttering.

  • Rare
  • Examples:
    • Hulahula ka maka, throbbing of an eyelid [considered by some a sign of rain or of coming grief].

3. nvt., Ceremonial killing of a pig and offering it to the gods during the long ceremonies dedicating a luakini temple.

  • References:
    • Malo 170, 183.

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hulāhulā

/ hulā.hulā / Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

Same as hulehulei.

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hulahula

kikinonoun / HU-LA-HU-LA / Andrews Haw to Eng,

1. s., Music; dancing; singing, &c.

2. A play in which numbers dance and a few sing and drum.

3. A dance; a carousal; the action of dancing. Puk. 15:20.

4. A dance; a dancing, an expression of joy. Kanik. Ier. 5:15. NOTE—The name of the hula god was Lakakane.

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hulahula

kikinonoun / HU-LA-HU-LA / Andrews Haw to Eng,

1. 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.

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

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1. s., The name of a good or favorable aha. See aha, the name of a prayer formerly very sacred.

2. Ka mea e hoopuka ai i ka leipoo.

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hulahula

heheleintransitive verb / HU-LA-HU-LA / Andrews Haw to Eng,

v., To twitch often, as the eye; to twitch, as involuntary spasmodic motion.

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hulahula

kikinonoun / hu'-la-hu'-la / Parker Haw to Eng,

n., 1. A good or favorable aha, a prayer formerly very sacred.

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hulahula

heheleintransitive verb / hū'-lă-hū'-la / Parker Haw to Eng,

v., To twitch often, as the eye; to twitch, as involuntary spasmodic motion; to flutter.

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