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lala Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. nvs., Diagonal, slanting, oblique; diagonal surfing or surf.

  • Examples:
    • Pā lala, to blow at an angle, of the wind.
    • Heʻe ana i ka lala lā, hoʻi ana i ka muku (song for Kalākaua), surf out diagonally, come back on the crest.
  • References:
    • PCP lala.

2. vi., To warm, as over a fire, to warm oneself by a fire; to bask in the sun; to cook over a fire.

3. vs., Bright, shiny.

  • References:
    • PPN lala.

4. vs., Thin.

5. n., Cap visor.

6. n., A small bait fish (no data).

7. vt., To straighten.

8. n., A style of diagonal quilting.

9. The four corners of a house.

  • References:
    • And.

Tags: math fauna fish

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

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.

Tags: epithets math ʻuala anatomy

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lala Māmaka Kaiao Haw to Eng,

kikino, Diagonal.

  • Source:
    • Existing dictionary word
  • Examples:
    • E kau i kēia mau kikohoʻe i like ka huinanui ma nā lala pākahi me ka -3. Arrange these digits so that their total will be -3 on each diagonal.
  • References:

Tags: math

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lala Māmaka Kaiao Haw to Eng,

kikino, Split end, in football.

  • Source:
    • Existing dictionary word, New meaning
  • References:
    • Cf. muku.
    • See ʻāwaʻa lala.

Tags: sports football

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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:

Tags: grammar

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lala / LA-LA / Andrews Haw to Eng,

v., To begin a piece of work or a job.

2. To draw the outline of a piece of land desired; to mark out the plan or lines of what is to be done.

3. To set a copy for writing, as a teacher.

4. To make straight; to straighten, as a stick of timber that is sprung.

5. See LA, sun. To bask in the sunshine.

6. To be hot, as the sun.

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lala / LA-LA / Andrews Haw to Eng,

s., The limb or branch of a tree; lala laau, branches of trees.

2. A limb of the human or animal frame.

3. The shining or glazing of varnish on leather.

4. The four corners of a house.

5. A species of potato bearing its fruit on the leaves. See alala.

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lala / LA-LA / Andrews Haw to Eng,

adj., For laa, l inserted. See laa. Consecrated; set apart for a particular purpose; kala lala, money given for pious uses; aole oia i hookoe i kekahi mea me ka lala ole, he did not keep back from consecration.

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lala / lā'-lā' / Parker Haw to Eng,

adj., Diverging from; composed of branches.

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lala / lā'-lā' / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. n., The limb or branch of a tree; lala laau, branches of trees.

2. n., A limb of the "human or animal frame.

3. n., A member of any collective body.

4. n., A potato produced from a branch of the vine.

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lala / lă'-la / Parker Haw to Eng,

n., Brightness; sheen; the shining of light on a smooth surface.

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lala / lā'-lā / Parker Haw to Eng,

v., The word requires the prefix hoʻo to complete its sense, as hoʻolala, to set apart for a particular purpose; to parcel out for distribution.

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lala / lā'-lā' / Parker Haw to Eng,

v., To mark with lines. See hoʻolala.

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lala / lā'-la / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. v., To make warm; to expose to gentle heat; to make warm or hot.

2. v., To make straight, as a stick that is bent.

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