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loa Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng,

1. nvs., Distance, length, height; distant, long, tall, far, permanent.

  • Examples:
    • Mauna Loa (name), long mountain.
    • Mea ʻole ia loa, this distance was nothing.
    • E loa ke ola, may life be long.
    • Noho loa, to stay permanently (cf. noho lōʻihi, to stay a long time).
    • He aha ka loa o kēia pākaukau? What's the length of this table?
    • Pau kukui pua i ka loa i lalo, candlenut flowers blooming far down below.
  • References:
    • Cf. loloa, Gram. 8.7.5.
    • PPN loa.

2. particle, Very, very much, too, excessive, most.

  • Examples:
    • Maikaʻi loa, very good.
    • Wela loa, too hot.
    • Ma ke kūkala ākea i nā mea koho kiʻekiʻe loa, at public auction to the highest bidders.
  • References:

3. conjunction, As soon as.

  • Examples:
    • I loa no iāia e hala aku, ʻōʻili ana ka makua kāne, no sooner had he gone, than the father appeared.

4. n., Head tax officer; government tax as contrasting with king's taxes.

5. n., A district (And.) or large section of it, contrasting with poko.

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loa Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

ʻaʻano Long. Dic. Manamana loa. Middle finger. Also manamana waena.

loa Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

ʻaʻano, Length, in math. No abbreviation.

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loa Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

Extra, i.e. beyond the usual size, extent, or degree. Dic., ext. mng. Pākā loa. Extra lean, as meat.

loa Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

Ao loa. Stratus cloud.

LO-A Andrews, Haw to Eng,

v. To extend; to be long; to be indefinitely long as to time, measure or distance.

LO-A Andrews, Haw to Eng,

s. Length. 1 Nal. 6:2. The whole of any district of land; long space from one place to another; a length of time.

2. A bank; a raised place; he ahua a.

3. A receptacle of filth; he nenelu inoino.

4. An officer who has universal charge of the taxes.

5. The name of the general tax itself.

LO-A Andrews, Haw to Eng,

adj. Long; spoken of time, of space or measure.

LO-A Andrews, Haw to Eng,

adv. An intensive word of general application; much; very; exceedingly; it is connected with nouns, adjectives and verbs.

Loa (lō'-a), adj. Parker, Haw to Eng / lō'-a /,

Long; spoken of time, of space or measure.

Loa (lō'-a), adv. Parker, Haw to Eng / lō'-a /,

An intensive word of general application; much; very; exceedingly; it is connected with nouns, adjectives and verbs.

Loa (lō'-a), n. Parker, Haw to Eng / lō'-a /,

1. Length, in time or space; the whole of any district of land; long space from one place to another.

2. A receptacle of filth; he nenelu inoino.

Loa (lō'-a), v. Parker, Haw to Eng / lō'-a /,

To extend; to be long; to be indefinitely long as to time, measure or distance.

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