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lālā Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng / lā.lā /,

1. nvi., Branch, limb, bough, coconut frond; timber, as of outrigger boom or float; wing of an army; to branch out, form branches, diverge.

  • Examples:
    • Lālā ʻuʻuku, small branch, twig.
    • Lālā ʻole, without branches; figuratively, childless.
    • Lālā ola, person with offspring.
  • References:
    • PPN raʻaraʻa.

2. n., Member, as of a society.

3. n., Term in fractions.

4. n., Slip, as of hibiscus.

5. n., Sweet potato produced on a branch vine.

6. n., Barb or hook, as of bone or coconut shell, on a mother-of-pearl lure; bone point of a composite hook.

7. n., Fins.

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lālā Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

kikino, Member, as of an organization.

  • Source:
    • Existing dictionary word
  • Examples:
    • Nā lālā o ka papa. Board members.

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lālā Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

kikino, Phrase, in grammar.

  • Source:
    • Existing dictionary word, Extended meaning
  • References:

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