Wehewehe Wikiwiki

1. vt., To claw, scratch, rub, grate, rasp, scrape.

2. n., Oilfish (Ruvettus pretiosus 🌐), caught in deep water; large, much prized for eating and used as a cathartic.

3. number, Eight, eighth (walu and other multiples of four are formulistic numbers; cf. -walu).

  • Examples:
    • Hapawalu, one eighth.
    • Kanawalu, eighty.
  • References:
    • PPN walu.

Nā LepiliTags: fauna fish math

Ua hoʻololi ʻia e ko Wehewehe Wikiwiki.This entry was modified by Wehewehe Wikiwiki.

hamani To scratch with claws, as a cat. Dic. Cf. waʻu.

adj., num. Eight; ka walu, the eighth. Oihk. 9:1. As a cardinal it is generally prefixed by a or e; as, awalu, ewalu, eight. Gram.§ 115:4.

Nā LepiliTags: math

Ua hoʻololi ʻia e ko Wehewehe Wikiwiki.This entry was modified by Wehewehe Wikiwiki.

adj., Eight: ka walu, the eighth. As a cardinal it is generally prefixed by a or e; as awalu, ewalu, eight.

Nā LepiliTags: math

Ua hoʻololi ʻia e ko Wehewehe Wikiwiki.This entry was modified by Wehewehe Wikiwiki.

Way, Mānoa, Honolulu. Lit., to scratch or eight.

No nā lepiliRegarding tags: Pili piha a pili hapa paha kēia mau lepe i nā hua o luna aʻe nei.Tags may apply to all or only some of the tagged entries.

E huli iā “walu” ma Ulukau.

Search for “walu” on Ulukau.

Hāpai i wehewehena hou a i ʻole i ʻōlelo hoʻoponoponoSuggest a translation or correction

E hāpai i kahi wehewehena a i ʻole hoʻoponopono no Wehewehe Wikiwiki.Suggest a translation or correction to the Wehewehe Wikiwiki Community Dictionary for consideration.

Mai hoʻouna mai i noi unuhi ʻōlelo.This is not a translation service.