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laka Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng,

1. vs., vt., Tame, domesticated, gentle, docile; attracted to, fond of; to tame, domesticate, attract.

  • Examples:
    • Nui ka laka o kēia keiki i ke kupuna, this child is so fond of the grandparent.
    • Ē Laka ē … e laka i ka leo, e laka i ka loaʻa, e laka i ka waiwai (UL 34), O Laka, attract the voice, attract profit, attract wealth.
    • Mai ʻena i ke kanaka i laka aku, don't shy away from a person attracted [to you].
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2. nvt., Lock, padlock; to lock.

  • Source:
    • English.

3. n., Lark.

  • Source:
    • English.

Tags: fauna birds

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laka Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

kikino/hamani, Lock; to lock.

  • Source:
    • Existing dictionary word
  • Examples:
    • E laka ʻoe i ka ʻīpuka a paʻa. Lock the door.
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LA-KA Andrews, Haw to Eng,

v. To tame, as a wild animal; to feed to the full. Hoo. To bring under, as a ferocious beast; to render docile and obdient; to tame; to domesticate. lak. 3:7.

LA-KA Andrews, Haw to Eng,

adj. Well fed; tame; domesticated; familiar; gentle; not ferocious; the opposite of hihiu.

LA-KA Andrews, Haw to Eng,

s. Domesticated or tamed animals.

2. The name of a species of bird, perhaps; kani ka laka.

Laka (lā'-ka), adj. Parker, Haw to Eng / lā'-ka /,

Well fed; tame; domesticated; familiar; gentle; not ferocious; opposite of hihiu.

Laka (lā'-ka), n. Parker, Haw to Eng / lā'-ka /,

1. Domesticated affection, applied to all tamed animals.

2. Domesticated or tamed animals.

3. The bird alae; deified name of the alae.

LAK 352 LAL

Laka (lā'-ka), v. Parker, Haw to Eng / lā'-ka /,

To be tame; to be made tame or subdued. The transitive is hoolaka.

Laka Community Dictionary, Haw to Eng,

The goddess of hula and maile.

Tags: religion

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