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vs., Extended, spread out, broad, published, circulated, distributed, disseminated, promulgated, advertised, broadcast, widespread, increased, numerous, common, general, ordinary.

  • Examples:
    • Ua laha nui ka pānini, cactus grows far and wide.
  • References:

2. n., Gourd calabash painted with patterns.

  • References:
    • HP 208.

3. n., A kind of yam with white flesh under the skin (HP 168), contrasting with those with purple-red flesh under the skin that were liked for medicine.

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v. To spread out; to extend laterally; to make broad; to enlarge.

2. To extend; to spread abroad, as a report; aole hoi i laha nui ka ai noa ia la, the free eating (i. e., the report of it) did not extend greatly on that day.

3. To be distributed far and wide.

4. To be circulated, as a proclamation.

5. To increase; to spread out; to become numerous, as a people. Kin. 48:16.

6. Hoo. To spread intelligence extensively.

7. To promulgate, as a law or decree among the people. Luk. 2:1.

8. To increase greatly; applied to beasts, birds, fish and men.

s. Name of a calabash broad and flat, but not high; he ipu nou. See NOUU.

adj. Broad; extended; spread out.

Broad; extended; spread out. Syn: Palahalaha.

1. A calabash broad and flat, but not high; he ipu nou. Also called nounou or paka.

2. Seed of the gourd which produces the laha.

1. To be spread out; to be extended laterally.

2. To be spread abroad, as a report: Aole hoi i laha nui ka ai noa ia la, The free eating (that is, the report of it) did not extend greatly on that day.

3. To be distributed far and wide.

4. To be published. as a proclamation.

5. To be increased; to be spread out; to become numerous, as a people. The transitive form is hoolaha.

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