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lolena Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. Nominalizing form of lole #2.

  • Examples:
    • Palai lolena, fern turned over.

2. vs., Limp, flexible, as cloth; inefficient, unproductive, idle, sterile, barren, faded.

  • Examples:
    • He uʻi lolena kū i kiʻona (saying), a stupid beauty fit for the dung hill.
    • ʻAʻohe lolena i ka wai ʻōpae (saying), no slackers in water full of shrimps [there must be no slackers when work is to be done].

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LO-LE-NA Andrews Haw to Eng,

v. Lole and ana, i. e., lole ana. To be limber; to be flexible, as cloth.

2. To be inefficient; to be impotent; to be incapacitated.

3. To have lost one's beauty and energy of person.

4. To produce no fruit, as a vegetable.

LO-LE-NA Andrews Haw to Eng,

s. A person, animal or vegetable slighted for want of beauty and other desirable qualifications; he maia aao; he maia kukanaloa, he mea ku wale iho no; he lolena, no ka mea aohe ona kulia; a person despised or not desired by women.

LO-LE-NA Andrews Haw to Eng,

adj. Weak; faded; withered, as a plant or fruit or a person.

Lolena (lō'-lē'-na), adj. / lō'-lē'-na / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. Weak: faded; withered, as a plant or fruit or a person.

2. Sterile; barren.

Lolena (lō'-lē'-na), n. / lō'-lē'-na / Parker Haw to Eng,

A person, animal or vegetable slighted for want of beauty and other desirable qualifications; he maia aao; he maia kukanaloa, he mea ku wale iho no; he lolena, no ka mea aohe ona kulia; a person despised or not desired by women.

Lolena (lō'-lē'-na), v. / lō'-lē'-na / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. [Lole, cloth. and ana.]

1. To be limber; to be flexible, as cloth.

2. To be inefficient; to be impotent; to be incapacitated.

3. To have lost one's beauty and energy of person.

4. To produce no fruit, as a vegetable.

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