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1. vs., Native, indigenous, aborigine, genuine, true, real, actual; very, really, truly.

  • Examples:
    • Maikaʻi maoli, very good indeed.
    • Kanaka maoli, ʻōlelo maoli, Hawaiian native, Hawaiian language [so used in reports of 1852 legislative session].
    • E puka ai ka makemake maoli o ka mea koho, expressing the free will of the voter.
  • References:

2. n., A variety of ʻahi, a fish that may weigh about 90 kilos; it has light, slightly pinkish flesh.

3. n., A native variety of banana, with tall, green trunk; the fruit forming large, compact bunches, having thick yellow skin and sweet yellow flesh; edible cooked or raw.

  • References:
    • HP 176.

4. n., A variety of sweet potato.

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s. A species of banana; the long dark colored plantain; he maia eleele loloa.

adj. Indigenous in distinction from foreign; native; real in distinction from fictitious; true; genuine.

adv. Really; truly; without doubt.

2. An intensive added to other epithets to strengthen them; he lio kolohe hana ino maoli.

Maoli (mā'-ŏ'-li), adj.

Parker Haw to Eng,

Indigenous in distinction from foreign; native; real in distinction from fictitious; true; genuine.

Maoli (mā'-ŏ'-li), adv.

Parker Haw to Eng,

1. Really; truly; without doubt.

2. An intensive added to other epithets to strengthen them: He lio kolohe hana ino maoli, A tricky, evil-doing horse, really.

Maoli (mā'-ŏ'-li), n.

Parker Haw to Eng,

A species of banana; the long dark-colored plantain; he maia eleele loloa.

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