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v. To be idle; to be indifferent to all business; to wander about without object; to sit uninterested with nothing to engage attention, as one who does not understand the conversation; lilo oukou i ka olelo haloe a kualana makou; to sit idle, as one lazy (molowa) on a canoe instead of paddling.

s. Indolence; laziness; fatigue; nui ka poe kualana e noho aina ole ana; o ke kanaka hoopili wale he kualana ia, he who joins himself to another without work is a lazy fellow.

2. A man who roves about without a chief or haku or any support or any one to depend on.

adj. Lazy; not disposed to work; o ka noho a ka ohua kualana.

2. Fatigued, as a man by padding a canoe and lays down his paddle.

3. Not sinking; floating; komo ole, lana.

Kualana (kū'-ă-lā'-na), adj.

/ kū'-ă-lā'-na / Haw to Eng, Parker,

1. Lazy; not disposed to work: o ka noho o ka ohua kualana.

2. Deserted; abandoned; given up, as when a rower lays down his paddle from fatigue.

3. Not sinking; floating; korao ole, lana.

Kualana (kū'-ă-lā'-na), n.

/ kū'-ă-lā'-na / Haw to Eng, Parker,

1. Indolence; laziness.

2. A lazy fellow: nui ka poe kualana e noho aina ole ana; o ke kanaka hoopili wale he kualana ia; he who joins himself to another without work is a lazy fellow, a kualana.

3. A man who roves about without a chief or haku, or any support, or any one to depend on.

KUA 318 KUA

Kualana (kū'-ă-lā'-na), v.

/ kū'-ă-lā'-na / Haw to Eng, Parker,

[Kua, the back, and lana, floating.]

1. To be idle; to be indifferent to all business; to wander about without object.

2. To be uninterested, as one who does not understand; to be without comprehension or perception: Lilo oukou i ka olelo haole, a kualana makou.

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