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welo Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. vi., To flutter, float, or stream, as in the wind.

  • Examples:
    • Welo kīhei i ke Aʻe Loa, the shawl streams in the Aʻe Loa wind [said of a swift runner].

2. vi., To set, of the sun.

  • Examples:
    • Mai ka ʻōmaka ʻana o ka lā ma Kumukahi ā ka welo ʻana a ka lā i Lehua (Kel. 85), from the rising of the sun at Kumukahi to the setting of the sun at Lehua.
  • References:
    • Probably PPN welo.

3. n., Progeny, ancestry, breed, family trait or strain, group custom, heritage, characteristic.

  • Examples:
    • He welo huhū, a family trait of quick tempers.
    • Ka poʻe o ʻEnelani Hou he welo holomoku, the people of New England have the trait of seafaring.
    • Ua kapa ʻia kō mākou ʻohana ka welo kūnono o Waikapuna, our family is called the fiery breed of Waikapuna.

4. (Cap.) n., Name of a month in the lunar calendar.

5. (Cap.) n., Name of a star used by navigators.

6. n., A strong purge made of the juice of the bitter gourd or seeds of kāʻeʻe.

Tags: time astronomy medicine

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welo Māmaka Kaiao Haw to Eng,

kikino, Hereditary trait.

  • Existing dictionary word, Extended meaning
  • References:

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welo / wĕ'-lo / Parker Haw to Eng,

v., To float or stream in the wind, as an ensign, colors or flag; to flutter or shake in the wind: Kowelowelo kihei a welo ka ua—e.

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