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Var. spelling of kuala. Note derivatives after kuala.

v. See KUALA. To turn over, as a man or other substance.

2. To add to a price agreed on, as for delay in payment.

3. To take something else in pay in lieu if the thing agreed on is not sufficient; kuwala i ka waiwai e, i ka puaa paha ke lawa ole ka wahie.

s. A somerset; a turning over and over, from which is derived the word for interest. See KUALA.

adj. Usurious; taking usury. Puk. 22:25. SYN. with uku hoopane.

Kuwala (kū'-wā'-la), adj.

/ kū'-wā'-la / Haw to Eng, Parker,

(A different spelling of kuala.) Usurious; taking usury. Syn: Uku hoopanee.

Kuwala (kū'-wā'-la), n.

/ kū'-wā'-la / Haw to Eng, Parker,

A somersault; a turning over and over.

Kuwala (kū'-wā'-la), v.

/ kū'-wā'-la / Haw to Eng, Parker,

1. To turn over and over; to turn upside down.

2. To turn a somersault.

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