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Redup. of kala 1. (PPN tatala.)

1. nvs. Knifelike cartilage near the tail of some fish, as surgeonfish; horn of a fish; cockspur, thorn; rostrum, as of a shrimp; caudal or anal horn, as of a caterpillar; sharp, rough, thorny, craggy; spines on fish fins. Fig., rough, ill-natured, harsh. See kala 3, 4; ʻōkakala. Leo kākala, harsh, grating voice.

2. n. Octopus hook used with a stone sinker and a cowry shell.

3. nvi. Surf comber; to form combers; to blow in gusts.

4. vs. Mature, of a gourd, with a dry stem.

v. To be rough with sharp points; to be craggy; to be sharp, as a needle, pin, &c.

s. The breaking of the surf.

2. Anything sharp pointed; small and sharp, like a needle.

3. The spur of a cock. See KALA to sharpen.

4. A species of worm that destroys potatoes and other vegetables; same as pelua and pelue.

adj. Sharp; sharp pointed; rough with sharp points.

Kakala (kă'-kă'-la), adj.

/ kă'-kă'-la / Parker Haw to Eng,

Sharp; sharp pointed; rough with sharp points.

Kakala (kā'-kā'-la), n.

/ kā'-kā'-la / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. The breaking of the surf: kakala ka nalu.

2. Anything sharp pointed; anything small and sharp, like a needle.

3. The spur of a cock.

4. A species of worm that destroys potatoes and other vegetables; a caterpillar. Syn: Peelua. Also known as peelue.

Kakala (kă'-kă'-la), v.

/ kă'-kă'-la / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. To be rough with sharp points; to be craggy; to be sharp, as a needle, pin, etc.

2. To be inflamed with anger; to be turbulent, as an angry mob; to express anger in words.

3. To loosen; to unfasten.

4. To give up feelings of resentment; to forgive; to excuse. See kala.

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