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huli Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng,

1. vi. To turn, reverse; to curl over, as a breaker; to change, as an opinion or manner of living.

  • Examples:
    • E huli loa, about face [military command].
    • Ma ka ʻākau, huli, right, face.
    • Kai huli, a sea that dashes and recedes.
    • Huli i luna ke alo, turning the front up [an early stage of infancy when the infant lies on its back].
    • Pau ka ʻai ʻana, huli ke alo i luna, after eating, turn over [relax].
  • References:
    • PPN fuli.

2. nvt. To look for, search, explore, seek, study; search, investigation; scholarship (see huli honua, huli kanaka).

  • References:
    • Possibly PCP (f,s)uli: cf. Marquesan huʻiahia.

3. n. Section, as of a town, place, or house.

4. n. Taro top, as used for planting; shoot, as of wauke (see ʻae #7).

5. n. Trump or winning card.

  • Examples:
    • ʻAʻohe huli, no trumps.

6. Same as hului, bag net.

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huli- Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

Scientific study of, -ology, with no specific intent to influence change.

  • Existing dictionary word, Extended meaning
  • References:

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huli Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

kikino, Direction.

  • Existing dictionary word, New meaning
  • Examples:
    • Ua loli ka huli o ka makani i ka pō. The direction of the wind changed during the night.

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huli Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

hamani, To find, search for, as in a computer program.

  • Source:
    • Existing dictionary word
  • Examples:
    • Huli a kuapo. To find and change, search and replace, in a computer program.

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huli Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

hamani To evaluate, i.e. to find the number that an algebraic expression names, in math.

  • Existing dictionary word, Extended meaning
  • References:

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HU-LI Andrews, Haw to Eng,

v. To turn generally in any way; to turn over and about.

2. To change; to turn over, as the leaves of a book; to search here and there for a thing. Kin. 31:37.

3. E huli i ka naau, to give attention to a thing.

4. To turn to or towards one.

5. To roll over and over; to roll over or away, as a stone. Ioan. 20:1.

6. E huli i ka manao, to change the mind or opinion; hence, to repent and change the life.

7. To seek, i. e., to hunt after, as a wild beast. Oihk. 17:13.

8. To turn; to change one's course in traveling. Kanl. 2:8.

9. Hoo. E hoohuli e i kanaka, to pervert the people; to overturn; to upset, as any system of government or society.

10. To turn, i. e., to persuade one to change his course. 2 Kor. 5:11. See KAHULI.

HU-LI Andrews, Haw to Eng,

s. A searching; a seeking; a turning over.

2. The name of kalo tops for planting. See HULIKALO.

Huli (hū'-li), n. Parker, Haw to Eng,

1. A searching; a seeking; a turning over.

2. The part of the taro top which is used to propagate the plant.

3. A trump or winning card.

4. The curling or bending over of a breaker's crest.

5. A spiral turn or winding.

6. A turning or separation from.

Huli (hū'-li), v. Parker, Haw to Eng,

1. To turn; to face otherwise; to turn over; to reverse; huli hope, turn back; huli mai, turn to or toward one.

2. To change one's opinion or manner of life.

3. To seek; to search for.

4. To examine thoroughly; to study; to investigate.

Huli Place Names of Hawaiʻi,

Street, Nuʻu-anu, Honolulu. Lit., to seek or turn.

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