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1. nvs. Floating, buoyant; moored, afloat, adrift; to drift, lie at anchor, as a fishing canoe (For. 4:295); calm, still, as water; anchor.

  • Examples:
    • Huki ka lana (Nak. 87), pull in the anchor.
    • Lana ke koko, buoyant blood [of youth]; to circulate, of blood; high blood pressure (Kam. 64:43).
    • Lana ka manaʻo, hopeful, without worry, thoughtful; to want.
    • Inā e maʻi kekahi kanaka, lana kona manaʻo i ke kauka, when a person is sick, he wants a doctor.
    • Lana mālie iho hoʻi ka manaʻo me ka nani lei ʻawapuhi (song), thoughts of the beauty of the ginger lei are serene.
  • References:

2. n. Lowest floor of the oracle tower where offerings were placed.

3. vs. To be aware of noises as one wakes.

  • Examples:
    • Lana ka hiamoe, awakening from sleep.

4. n. Frog.

  • Source:
    • Latin rana, a genus.

Nā LepiliTags: religion fauna

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v. To float; to swim on the surface of water. 2 Nal. 6:6.

2. Hoo. To cause to swim; to bear up, as water does a vessel, that is, to cause to float. Kin. 7:17.

3. To float or swim in the air; e hoolana kou uhane i ke ao, to cause your soul to float into the skies.

4. FIG. With manao, to have hope; to be confident; with manao dropped, e hoolana oukou, be cheerful; be of good courage. Mat. 14:27.

s. The carriage or bearing of a person; the countenance. Isa. 2:11. Hence lanahaakei. See HAAKEI.

adj. Buoyant; floating; mama.

Lana (lā'-na), adj.

/ lā'-na / Parker Haw to Eng,

Buoyant; floating; mama.

Lana (lă'-na), n.

/ lă'-na / Parker Haw to Eng,

The carriage or bearing of a person; the countenance.

Lana (lă'-na), v.

/ lă'-na / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. To be on the surface of fluid; to be borne on the water.

2. To float; to be buoyant. The active form is hoolana.

Ancient surfing area, southwest Niʻihau. (Finney and Houston 30.) Lit., floating.

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