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weli Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. nvs., Fear, terror, dread; fearful, afraid.

  • Examples:
    • Kau ka weli, kū ka weli, full of fear; terror-stricken.
    • Ua kau koʻu weli i ka luaʻi pele, I was filled with fear of the lava eruption.
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2. n., A holothurian.

  • References:
    • KL. line 19.

3. n., Scion, sucker, shoot, as from a root; spreading root.

4. n., Phosphorescent light on water, believed caused by a ghost that was interfering with fishing.

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5. Same as welina.

  • Examples:
    • E weli hoʻi iā ʻoe (For. 4:163), greetings to you.

Tags: fauna

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weli Māmaka Kaiao Haw to Eng,

kikino, Scion.

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    • Existing dictionary word

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Weli Place Names of Hawaiʻi,

Point, Kō-loa qd., Kauaʻi. Fishpond near Ka-hau-iki, Honolulu. Lit., fear.

Weli Hawaiʻi Place Names,

Fishpond, Honolulu, Oʻahu. Lit., fear.

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