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launa Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng,

vs., Friendly, sociable; to associate with, meet with, fraternize with, visit, be sociable.

  • Examples:
    • Used idiomatically with ʻaʻohe, ʻaʻole, ʻole: ʻAʻohe launa ka makaʻu, terrible fear; there's no limit to the fear; literally, no meeting the fear.
    • ʻAʻole lihi launa mai o ka pilikia, there's no end to the trouble.
    • Launa ʻana, association, intercourse, connection.
    • Launa ʻōlelo, dialogue, communication.
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launa Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

ʻaʻano, Compatible, as of computer programs.

  • Source:
    • Existing dictionary word, Extended meaning
  • Examples:
    • Ua launa kēia lako polokalamu hou me kāu kamepiula. This new software is compatible with your computer.
    • Hulu waihona launa. Compatible file format.
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launa Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

ʻaʻano, Corresponding, in math.

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LAU-NA Andrews, Haw to Eng,

v. For lau ana, probably a spreading. To associate with; to be on friendly terms with one; to treat with kindness or attention.

2. To receive in a friendly manner.

3. To be intimate with one; to have an agreement with.

4. Hoo. To have fellowship with one. Gal. 2:9.

LAU-NA Andrews, Haw to Eng,

adj. Friendly; social; intimate; with ole, unlike; different from; excellent, &c.; i ka hanohano launa ole o ke alii kane. Laieik. 113.

Launa (lā'-ū-na), adj. Parker, Haw to Eng / lā'-ū-na /,

Friendly; social; intimate; with ole, unlike; different from; excellent, etc.; i ka hanohano launa ole o ke alii kane.—Laieik. p. 113.

Launa (lā'-ū-na), v. Parker, Haw to Eng / lā'-ū-na /,

[For lau ana, probably a spreading.] To associate with; to be on friendly terms with one; to treat with kindness or attention. The transitive form is hoolauna.

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