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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).

  • Examples:
    • 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.
    • Mele ʻoli, gay song.
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2. vs., Yellow.

3. vs., Merry.

Tags: music oli color

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mele Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

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

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Tags: 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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