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uaua / ua.ua / Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. nvs., Tough, sinewy, glutinous, viscid, leathery; not easily broken, as cord. Figuratively, hardheaded, willful, obstinate, tough-minded.

  • Examples:
    • ʻĀʻī uaua, stiff neck.
  • References:
    • PPN uaua.

2. n., A variety of taro.

Tags: epithets flora kalo

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ʻuāʻuā / ʻuā.ʻuā / Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

Variant spelling of ʻuwāʻuwā. Reduplication of ʻuā.

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uʻauʻa / uʻa.uʻa / Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

n., A tapa dyed as with ʻōlena (turmeric) or noni.

Tags: tapa

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ʻuʻaʻuʻa / ʻuʻa.ʻuʻa / Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

Reduplication of ʻuʻa.

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U-A-U-A Andrews Haw to Eng,

adj. Poor; naked; destitute.

U-A-U-A Andrews Haw to Eng,

s. Pride; haughtiness; acting the spendthrift.

2. The name of a kapa or pau colored yellow; ina i hooluu ia ka pau i ka olena, he uaua ia.

U-A-UA Andrews Haw to Eng,

adj. Proud; haughty; arrogant; vain.

U-A-UA Andrews Haw to Eng,

adj. Strong; tight; fast; unbroken.

2. Tough, as some kinds of kalo; paa, paakiki.

U-AU-A Andrews Haw to Eng,

s. A noise; a confused noise, as of an army or multitude; the noise of wailing; he olopihe.

Uaua (ū-a-ū'-a), adj. Parker Haw to Eng,

1. Strong; tight; fast, unbroken.

2. Tough; not easily separated; viscid; glutinous, as some kinds of taro. Syn: Linalina.

Uaua (u'-ă-ŭ'-a), adj. Parker Haw to Eng,

Poor, ruined financially from habits of dissipation. (A vulgar and derisive expression of contempt. The word describes the condition of one so reduced in circumstances that nothing remains to him but his nakedness.)

Uaua (u'a-u'a), adj. Parker Haw to Eng,

1. Proud; haughty; arrogant; vain.

Uaua (u'-ă-u-ā'), n. Parker Haw to Eng,

Incorrect form of uwauwa, a frequent shouting.

Uaua (u'a-u'a), n. Parker Haw to Eng,

1. Pride; haughtiness; acting the spendthrift.

2. A tapa or pa-u colored yellow: ina i hooluu ia ka pau i ka olena, he uaua ia.

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