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uliuli

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

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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ʻulī.ʻulī

Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

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. hō.ʻulī.ʻulī To shake the ʻulīʻulī; to rattle.

uliuli

Māmaka Kaiao Haw to Eng,

Nile Uliuli. Blue Nile.

U-LI-U-LI

Andrews Haw to Eng,

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.

U-LI-U-LI

Andrews Haw to Eng,

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

Uliuli (u'-li-u'-li), adj.

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

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

Uliuli (u'-li-u'-li), n.

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

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

Uliuli (ū'-lī'-ū-li'), n.

/ ū'-lī'-ū-li' / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. A small gourd used as a musical instrument.

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

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