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[Hawaiian Dictionary(Hwn to Eng)]
ʻō.lelo

nvt. Language, speech, word, quotation, statement, utterance, term, tidings; to speak, say, state, talk, mention, quote, converse, tell; oral, verbatim, verbal, motion (in early House of Nobles regulations). Cf. hoʻonui ʻōlelo, hua ʻōlelo, kuʻu ʻōlelo, luna ʻōlelo, mahele ʻōlelo, piliʻōlelo, uwea ʻōlelo. ʻŌlelo a nā hōʻike, evidence, as in court; lit., word of the witnesses. ʻO John Owen i ʻōlelo ʻia, the aforesaid [or alleged] John Owen. I kekahi manawa i ʻōlelo ʻia, at a specified time. ʻAʻohe ʻōlelo ʻana, not worth mentioning. ʻŌlelo mai nā kūpuna mai, tradition, traditional lore. ʻŌlelo ʻia maluna aʻe, above-mentioned. Inā ʻoe e makemake i ke kō, ʻaʻohe ʻōlelo ʻana, naʻu e kiʻi, if you want some sugar cane, don't say anything about it; I'll get some. (PEP koolelo.)

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