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ʻŌlelo, haʻiʻōlelo; pepelu (repetitious); ʻōlelo lolelole (roundabout, twisted); haʻiʻōlelo kānaenae ā hoʻoleʻa (eulogistic); kākākiʻi (blundering); puaʻo (rude, abrupt). See waha and below, indistinct, speak, language.

Haʻiʻōlelo.

  • Examples:
    • Expressive speech; speech to entertain. Haʻiʻōlelo mikolololehua.
    • Narrative speech. Haʻiʻōlelo kūhahaʻi.
    • Persuasive speech. Haʻiʻōlelo hoʻohuli manaʻo.
  • References:
    • See oral report.

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