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palena Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng,

1. n., Boundary, limit, border, margin, juncture, separation, partitioning; terms of a fraction.

  • Examples:
    • ʻO ka hoʻohelu a me ka mahele pū, ua kapa ʻia lāua ʻelua, ʻo nā palena o ka hakina, the numerator and denominator together, are called the terms of the fraction.
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2. Variant of pelena, crackers.

Tags: math geography

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palena Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

kikino, Boundary.

  • Source:
    • Existing dictionary word
  • Examples:
    • Palena kākele. Transform boundary, in plate techtonics, in geology.
    • Palena kuʻi. Convergent boundary.
    • Palena neʻe ʻoā. Divergent boundary.

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palena Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

kikino, Terms of a fraction, in math.

  • Source:
    • Existing dictionary word
  • Examples:
    • Palena haʻahaʻa loa. Lowest terms.

Tags: math

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PA-LE-NA Andrews, Haw to Eng,

s. Pale and ana, a dividing off. A border or boundary. Kin. 49:13. A dividing line between two parts or places.

2. Name of people formerly in Kohala, a particular class of men under Kamehameha, some chiefs, some common people.

Palena (pă-lē'-na), n. Parker, Haw to Eng / pă-lē'-na /,

[Pale and ana, a dividing off.]

1. A border or boundary. A dividing line between two parts or places.

2. A class of people formerly dwelling in Kohala, a particular class of men under Kamehameha, some chiefs, some common people.

3. [Mod.] Same as berena, bread.

Palena Place Names of Hawaiʻi,

Street and place, Ka-lihi Waena, Honolulu. Lit., border, boundary.

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