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1. vs., Ripe, mellow; yellow, as leaves; soft, as an infected boil; rotten, as taro corm.

  • Examples:
    • Pala ʻeʻehu ka lau o ka ʻulu, the breadfruit leaves are reddish-yellow.
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2. n., Daub, smear, smudge, blot; dab of excreta (cf. pala kūkae).

3. vs., Underdone. Pupuhi ka umu, moʻa pala ka ʻai, the oven smokes, food is underdone.

4. vs., Coated, as the tongue.

5. n., A form of gonorrhea.

6. n., Intoxicating drink made of watermelon juice.

7. n., A native fern (Marattia douglasii), with a short trunk and large, long-stemmed, much divided, dark-green fronds. In time of famine, the thick, starchy, hoof-shaped bases of the frond stems, which cover the short trunk, were eaten after being baked in an imu over night. The mucilaginous water resulting from slicing and soaking the raw stems in water was used medicinally. Pieces of the fronds mixed with maile leis enhanced their fragrance. The fern was used also in heiau ceremonies.

  • References:
    • Neal 6, 7.
    • PNP pala.

8. n., A variety of sweet potato.

9. n., A variety of taro.

10. n., Seaweeds or scum.

11. n., Parlor. English.

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pala

ʻaʻanostative verb / PA-LA / Haw to Eng, Andrews,

adj., Mellow; soft; ripe, as fruit; rotten; cooked soft.

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pala

kikinonoun / PA-LA / Haw to Eng, Andrews,

1. s., Name of the foreign common disease, the syphilis.

2. The name of a vegetable eaten in time of famine.

3. A hahai mai na kanaka e hele ana me ke akua i ka pala a haawe—hai mai ka pala mai uka—kii hou ka pala ma ia po iho.

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1. v., To cook soft; to ripen and be soft, as a banana or other fruit.

2. Hoopala. To anoint; to daub; to besmear.

3. To erase; to blot out.

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pala

ʻaʻanostative verb / pă'-la / Haw to Eng, Parker,

adj., Mellow; soft; ripe, as fruit; cooked soft.

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pala

kikinonoun / pă'-la / Haw to Eng, Parker,

1. n., A plant of the fern class and its fleshy auricles.

2. n., The syphilis.

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v., To be soft; to be ripe or mellow; to be cooked soft; to be ripe and be soft, as a banana or other fruit.

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Pala

iʻoaproper noun WahiLocation, Place Names of Hawaiʻi,

Street, Lanakila section, Honolulu, Oʻahu.

  • Literally, ripe.

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