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1. Same as uli #1.

  • Examples:
    • He lole uliuli (Puk. 25.4), blue clothing.
    • ʻIli uliuli, brown skin.
    • Uliuli mau, evergreen.

2. n., A kind of rock from which adzes were made.

  • References:
    • Malo 19.

3. (Cap.) n., Name of a star (no data).

Nā LepiliTags: color geology astronomy

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ʻulīʻulī

/ ʻulī.ʻulī / Haw to Eng, Pukui-Elbert,

nvi., A gourd rattle, containing seeds with colored feathers at the top, used for the hula ʻulīʻulī (at one time there were no feathers); to rattle.

Nā LepiliTags: hula

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uliuli

ʻaʻanostative verb / U-LI-U-LI / Haw to Eng, Andrews,

adj., See uli. Blue. Puk. 25:4. Green. Kanl. 12:2. Dark colored. Iob. 6:16. Black. Mel. Sol. 5:11. Ka moana uliuli; ka lole uliuli.

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uliuli

kikinonoun / U-LI-U-LI / Haw to Eng, Andrews,

s., Green things; verdure; a pasture. Ioel. 1:19.

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uliuli

ʻaʻanostative verb / u'-li-u'-li / Haw to Eng, Parker,

adj., Blue; green; dark colored; black: ka moana uliuli; ka lole uliuli.

Nā LepiliTags: color

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uliuli

iʻoaproper noun / u'-li-u'-li / Haw to Eng, Parker,

n., A dark or dusky hue; color of the clear sky; appearance of a verdant landscape.

Nā LepiliTags: color

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uliuli

kikinonoun / ū'-lī'-ū-li' / Haw to Eng, Parker,

1. n., A small gourd used as a musical instrument.

2. n., A hula dance in which the uliuli gourd is used. Also formerly called ulili.

Nā LepiliTags: music hula

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