1. nvs., Sun, sun heat; sunny, solar.
- Kēia lā, today.
- Lāpule, Sunday.
- Ia lā aʻe, ia lā aʻe, from day to day.
- Ka lā i ala hou ai ka Haku, the day the Lord rose; Easter (Protestant).
- Poʻe Hoʻāno o nā Lā Hope Nei, Latter-Day Saints; literally, saint people of these last days.
- Lā kākou i kēia lā, we have much sun today.
- PEP laa .
3. n., A sail.
- PPN laa .
4. n., Fin.
- Kua lā, dorsal fin.
- Cf. lālākea.
5. n., Each of two cross sticks holding corners of the dip net called ʻupena ʻākiʻikiʻi.
6. Common demonstrative occurring after both nouns and verbs, and as the last part of the demonstrative kēlā that (far, see table 12 in Gram. 7.2) and pēlā, like that; following directionals it is usually unstressed and written as the concluding part of the directional (aʻela, akula, ihola, maila). It occurs also in the sequence ua (noun) lā, that aforementioned.
- He kanaka kēlā, that's a human.
- Maikaʻi pēlā, [it's] good that way.
- Hele maila ʻoia, he came.
- Ua kanaka lā, that aforementioned person.
- PNP laa .
7. Particle expressing doubt, uncertainty.
- Pehea lā! How, I don't know.
- See Gram. 7.5.
8. n., The letter “l”.
9. n., Sixth note on the musical scale, la.
10. interjection, Common refrain in songs, as in Elbert and Mahoe 90.
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