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mele Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng,

1. nvt. Song, anthem, or chant of any kind; poem, poetry; to sing, chant (preceded by both ke and ka). Cf. haku mele. Kāna mele, his song [sung by him or composed by him]. Kona mele, his song [in his honor]. Ke Mele a Solomona (Biblical), the Song of Solomon. Cf. oli, a chant that is not danced to. Mele ʻoli, gay song. hoʻo.mele To cause to sing or chant. (PNP umele.)

2. vs. Yellow.

3. vs. Merry. Eng. Mele Kalikimaka, merry Christmas.

mele Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

kikino, Poem, poetry, general term (preceded by ke).

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ME-LE Andrews, Haw to Eng,

v. To chant; to cantillate; to sing singly.

2. To sing in chorus or concert. Puk. 15:1. To sing with joy; to sing and dance. See HULA.

ME-LE Andrews, Haw to Eng,

s. A singing; a subject of song.

2. A song; the words of a song. Kanl. 31:19. A chorus; a song of praise. Puk. 15:2. In modern times, a hymn; a rejoicing expressive of gladness. NOTE. —Mele sometimes takes ke instead of ka for its article.

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ME-LE Andrews, Haw to Eng,

adj. Of or pertaining to song or rejoicing. Puk. 32:18. Walaau mele, hilarity.

ME-LE Andrews, Haw to Eng,

adj. Yellow; generally written melemele.

ME-LE Andrews, Haw to Eng,

s. For meli. Honey. See MELI. Isa.7:15.

Mele (mē'-le), adj. Parker, Haw to Eng / mē'-le /,

1. Of or pertaining to song or rejoicing (Puk. 32:18). Walaau mele, hilarity.

2. Yellow; generally written melemele.

Mele (mē'-le), n. Parker, Haw to Eng / mē'-le /,

1. A singing; a subject of song.

2. A song; the words of a song. (Kanl. 31:19.) A chorus; a song of praise. In modern time, a hymn; a rejoicing expressive of gladness. (Mele always takes ke instead of ka for its article.)

3. Variant of meli. honey.

Mele (mē'-le), v. Parker, Haw to Eng / mē'-le /,

1. To chant; to cantillate; to sing alone.

2. To sing in chorus or concert.

3. To sing with joy; to sing and dance. See hula.

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