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1. nvi., Double canoe, pair, span, yoke, two of a kind; to put together or pair, to yoke or harness together, to double in quantity; coupled. Figuratively, two-natured.

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2. (Cap.) n., Name of a month.

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    • See Kep. 89.

3. (Cap.) n., One of the many names for the star Sirius; according to some reports, a constellation.

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Nā LepiliTags: time astronomy

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kaʻulua

/ kaʻu.lua / Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

nvi., Slackness, delay, procrastination, hesitation; to delay, stay, procrastinate; remiss in fulfilling a promise.

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kikino, Double, in math.

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    • Existing dictionary word, Extended meaning
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    • ʻO ka 8 ke kaulua o ka 4. Eight is the double of four.
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Nā LepiliTags: math

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v. Kau and lua, two. To put two together; to yoke or harness together, as two animals. Kanl. 22:10.

s. The name of several things where two are put or used together; kaulua. a double-canoe; bipi kaulua, a yoke of oxen. 1 Sam. 11:7. Kaulua lio, a span of horses. 2 Nal. 7:14.

s. The name of the second month; the fourth month of the summer season.

Kaulua (kă'u-lū'a), adj.

/ kă'u-lū'a / Parker Haw to Eng,

[Kau, place or put, and lua, for elua, two.] Double, applied to two like things put or used together for a common purpose, as: waa kaulua, double canoe.

Kaulua (kă'u-lua), n.

/ kă'u-lua / Parker Haw to Eng,

A pair; a span; a yoke—any word signifying two of a kind.

Kaulua (ka'u-lū'a), n.

/ ka'u-lū'a / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. Slackness; delay; procrastination; hesitation.

2. Last month of the Hawaiian year, corresponding to February. (This varied in localities.)

Kaulua (ka'u-lū'a), v.

/ ka'u-lū'a / Parker Haw to Eng,

To be slack; to be remiss in fulfilling a promise; to delay the time of doing a thing. See hookaulua and hookaukaulua.

Kaulua (kă'u-lū'a), v.

/ kă'u-lū'a / Parker Haw to Eng,

[Kau, place or put, and lua, two.]

1. To put two together; to yoke or harness together, as two animals.

2. To double in number or quantity.

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