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malama Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. n., Light, month, moon.

  • References:

2. conjunction, Perhaps.

  • Examples:
    • Malama ulu mai ka ʻanoʻano, perhaps the seeds will grow.

Tags: time

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malama / MA-LA-MA / Andrews Haw to Eng,

1. v., Ma and lama, light. To keep; to preserve; to watch over. See kiai.

2. To serve as a servant; to take care of, as one who cares for another. Kin. 47:13.

3. To reverence; to obey, as a command. Kanl. 5:9.

4. To observe, as a festival; to attend to, as a duty.

5. To be awake to danger.

6. To put and keep things in order.

7. To swell; to be enlarged, as the belly. See mala.

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malama / MA-LA-MA / Andrews Haw to Eng,

1. s., Light, as of the sun, moon or stars. See malamalama.

2. A solar month in distinction from mahina, a moon or lunar month.

3. A looking-glass; he aniani nana.

4. One who observes the heavenly bodies; a prophet; a star-gazer; an astrologer.

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malama / MA-LA-MA / Andrews Haw to Eng,

adj., Taking care; giving heed; watching over.

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malama / MA-LA-MA / Andrews Haw to Eng,

adv., A conditional term.

Perhaps; it may be, &c.; malama e kupu auanei ka hua i luluia, perhaps hereafter the seed sown may spring up; malama o huli mai, perhaps he will turn. Malama is often connected with paha, which only strengthens the possibility; as, malama paha e make ia, perhaps he will die; the same as malia or malia paha, perhaps.

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malama / mā'-lă'-ma / Parker Haw to Eng,

adj., Taking care; giving heed; watching over.

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malama / mā'-lă'-ma / Parker Haw to Eng,

adv., A conditional term. Perhaps; it may be, etc.; malama e kupu auanei ka hua i luluia, perhaps hereafter the seed sown may spring up; malama o huli mai, perhaps he will turn. Malama is often connected with paha, which strengthens the possibility; as. malama paha e make ia. perhaps he will die. Syn: Malia or malia paha. perhaps.

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malama / mā'-lă-ma / Parker Haw to Eng,

n., The pancreas.

Tags: anatomy

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malama / mā'-lā'-ma / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. n., Light, as of the sun, moon or stars. Syn: Malamalama.

2. n., A solar month in distinction from mahina, a lunar month or moon.

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malama / mā'-lă'-ma / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. v., To keep; to care for; to preserve.

2. v., To be careful; be not indifferent or reckless.

3. v., To keep; to preserve; to watch over. Syn: Kiai.

4. v., To serve as a servant; to take care of, as one who eares for another.

5. v., To reverence; to obey, as a command.

6. v., To observe, as a festival; to attend to, as a duty.

7. v., To be awake to danger.

8. v., To put and keep things in order.

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Malama / mā'-lămă / Parker Haw to Eng,

month. Land section, Puna, Hawaii.

Tags: geography Hawaiʻi

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Malama Place Names of Hawaiʻi,

  • Inland crater, sea area, land section, and homesteads, Kalapana qd., Hawaiʻi.
  • Name of Kamehameha V's home at Kaunakakai, Molokaʻi (see Kamehameha V).
  • Place, Mānoa, Honolulu, Oʻahu.

Literally, month or moon.

  • References:
    • PH 20.

Tags: Hawaiʻi Molokaʻi Oʻahu

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