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1. Ocean. Nalu, nanu, ʻale. See surf, swell 2, tidal wave. High waves, kai piʻi, eaea, huia, nalu pū kī. Breaking wave, nalu haʻi, kai poʻi; papākolea (rare). Receding wave, kai emi, kai heʻe, nalu miki. Long wave, nalu kua loloa, lauloa, ʻonaulu loa. Waves that rise and fall without breaking, nalu ʻaiō. A surfing wave, huia. Wave that breaks diagonally, nalu haʻi lala. Broken section of wave, nalu muku, muku. Rough wave, nalunalu. Base of a breaker, honua nalu. Bend of a wave, ʻopi nalu. Tip of high waves, hokua. A long-baked wave from the open sea, he ʻale kua loloa no ka moana (boast of a hero).
2. Motion. Ani, peʻahi, ani peʻahi; welo, welowelo, ʻōwelo, kōwelo, kōwelowelo, kālepa, kālepalepa (as a flag). Also: hoʻoāni, hoʻāli; hoʻokolili, kapalili (shake); konini, kuehu, pulelo, holu, holunape, kiani. Long may it wave, e ani mau loa ia.
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