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makaliʻi

/ maka.liʻi / Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. nvs., Tiny, very small, fine, wee, smallmeshed; narrow wefts.

  • Examples:
    • Makaliʻi ʻōhua, tiny ʻōhua, spawn; figuratively, anything wee, tiny.
  • References:
    • PPN mataliki.

2. (Cap.) n., Pleiades; Castor and Pollux.

  • References:

3. (Cap.) n., Hawaiian month name; the six summer months collectively.

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See pākū makaliʻi, waiehu makaliʻi.

s. The celestial sign Castor and Pollux.

2. The seven stars.

3. The name of a month.

4. The name of the six summer months collectively.

s. Maka and lii, small; little. Smallness; littleness; inferiority.

adj. Very small; diminutive; very fine.

Makalii (mă'-kă-li'i), adj.

/ mă'-kă-li'i / Parker Haw to Eng,

Very small; diminutive; very fine.

Makalii (mă'-kă-li'i), n.

/ mă'-kă-li'i / Parker Haw to Eng,

[Maka and Hi, small; little.]

1. Smallness; littleness; inferiority.

2. The celestial sign Castor and Pollux.

3. A constellation of seven stars; the Pleiades.

4. The six summer months collectively; also

5. The name of one of the months in the old Hawaiian calendar.

Makalii (mă'-ka-li'i), v.

/ mă'-ka-li'i / Parker Haw to Eng,

See hoomakaulii.

Makalii (mā'kā-lii):

/ mā'kā-lii / Parker Haw to Eng,

small eyes: very fine; nane also of a month and the summer season. Land section, Oahu.

Points, Ka-laupapa peninsula, Molokaʻi, and Kahana qd., Oʻahu. Lit., tiny or Pleiades.

Beach, point, Punaluʻu, Oʻahu. Narrow calcareous sand beach on the point north of Kahana Bay. Lit., tiny, or Pleiades constellation.

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