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aka•hō•kū

kik (noun) Protostar, in astronomy. ʻO ke akahōkū nā kinoea a me nā ʻehu e pelu pū ana e kino mai ai he hōkū. A protostar consists of the gases and dust collapsing on itself to form a star. Lit., embryonic essence of a star.
Unpublished new word list to: Māmaka Kaiao: A Modern Hawaiian Vocabulary, 2003, U.H. Press

aka•hō•kū•hele

kik (noun) Protoplanet, i.e. a planet in the process of forming through accretion. Ma ka mūʻumehia ʻana o nā maulele lewa lipo e kino mai ai ke akahōkūhele. A protoplanet forms through the accretion of planetesimals. Lit., embryonic essence of a planet.
Unpublished new word list to: Māmaka Kaiao: A Modern Hawaiian Vocabulary, 2003, U.H. Press

ala hoʻo•kuʻi

kik (noun) Collision course. Aia kēlā hōkū puhipaka ma ke ala hoʻokuʻi i ka mahina! That comet is on a collision course with the moon! Lit., collision path.
Unpublished new word list to: Māmaka Kaiao: A Modern Hawaiian Vocabulary, 2003, U.H. Press

ala kaʻi•holo

kik (noun) Conductor. He ala kaʻiholo ka wai no ka uila. Water is a conductor of electricity. Lit., conducting path.
Unpublished new word list to: Māmaka Kaiao: A Modern Hawaiian Vocabulary, 2003, U.H. Press

ana hoʻo•kohu

kik (noun) Standard measurement i.e. a measurement used as a standard for comparison, in science. Lit., authorized measure.
Unpublished new word list to: Māmaka Kaiao: A Modern Hawaiian Vocabulary, 2003, U.H. Press

ana kaʻa•kepa

kik (noun) Worm hole, a theoretical structure that forms a pathway or tunnel to another part of the universe. Ma nā kiʻiʻoniʻoni mōhihiʻo, ʻo ke ana kaʻakepa, he alahele ia ma waena o ʻelua ʻōnaeao ʻokoʻa. In sci-fi movies, the worm hole can be a path between two different universes. Lit., warp tunnel.
Unpublished new word list to: Māmaka Kaiao: A Modern Hawaiian Vocabulary, 2003, U.H. Press

ana•konu pā•pū•hea

kik (noun) Hydrostatic equilibrium, in science. Sh. anakonu + kāʻei pāpūhea.
Unpublished new word list to: Māmaka Kaiao: A Modern Hawaiian Vocabulary, 2003, U.H. Press

ana•lena

kik (noun) Parsec, i.e. parallax of one arc second, a unit of length used in astronomy. Lōʻihi maoli nō ke analena, ua like me nā makahiki holo kukuna lā he 3.26. A parsec is a really long distance, equal to about 3.26 light years. Sh. ana + kuana lena lua.
Unpublished new word list to: Māmaka Kaiao: A Modern Hawaiian Vocabulary, 2003, U.H. Press

ani•ani kau•lona paʻi lau•lā

kik (noun) Wide angle lens. Lit., wide shot lens. Also aniani paʻi laulā.
Unpublished new word list to: Māmaka Kaiao: A Modern Hawaiian Vocabulary, 2003, U.H. Press

Ao ʻo Magellan

kik (noun) Magellanic clouds, in astronomy. Lit., Magellan cloud.
Unpublished new word list to: Māmaka Kaiao: A Modern Hawaiian Vocabulary, 2003, U.H. Press

Ao ʻo Oort

kik (noun) The Oort Cloud, in astronomy. Lit., Oort cloud.
Unpublished new word list to: Māmaka Kaiao: A Modern Hawaiian Vocabulary, 2003, U.H. Press

ao kō•ā•hō•kū

kik (noun) Interstellar cloud. Lit., interstellar cloud.
Unpublished new word list to: Māmaka Kaiao: A Modern Hawaiian Vocabulary, 2003, U.H. Press

ao lā•toma

kik (noun) Molecular cloud. Lit., molecule cloud.
Unpublished new word list to: Māmaka Kaiao: A Modern Hawaiian Vocabulary, 2003, U.H. Press

Ao•ea ʻAeko

kik (noun) Eagle Nebula, in astronomy. Lit., eagle nebula.
Unpublished new word list to: Māmaka Kaiao: A Modern Hawaiian Vocabulary, 2003, U.H. Press

aoea

kik (noun) Nebula. Lit., gas cloud.
Unpublished new word list to: Māmaka Kaiao: A Modern Hawaiian Vocabulary, 2003, U.H. Press

aoea ana•hā

kik (noun) Reflection nebula. Lit., reflection nebula.
Unpublished new word list to: Māmaka Kaiao: A Modern Hawaiian Vocabulary, 2003, U.H. Press

aoea ʻiona

kik (noun) Emission nebula, also called an ionization nebula. Lit., ion nebula.
Unpublished new word list to: Māmaka Kaiao: A Modern Hawaiian Vocabulary, 2003, U.H. Press

aoea kuke•hia

kik (noun) Planetary nebula. Comb. aoea + kuke + -hia.
Unpublished new word list to: Māmaka Kaiao: A Modern Hawaiian Vocabulary, 2003, U.H. Press

Au ʻo Magellan

kik (noun) Magellanic stream, in astronomy. Lit., Magellan current.
Unpublished new word list to: Māmaka Kaiao: A Modern Hawaiian Vocabulary, 2003, U.H. Press

H

hakakau

kik (noun) shelf.
Kāleka Huaʻōlelo Hale: Hawaiian Word Cards for the Home, Kupuna Emma Kauhi, 2000, ʻAha Pūnana Leo

hō•kū hohoki

kik (noun) Neutron star. Manaʻo ʻia ʻo ka hōkū hohoki ka hopena o ka pūnohunohu ʻana o kekahi hōkū, e koe mai ana he ʻano hōkū i maupaʻa i nā huna hohoki. A neutron star is thought to be the remains of a nova, resulting in a type of star composed of neutrons. Sh. hōkū + huna hohoki.
Unpublished new word list to: Māmaka Kaiao: A Modern Hawaiian Vocabulary, 2003, U.H. Press

K

kukui

kik (noun) light.
Kāleka Huaʻōlelo Hale: Hawaiian Word Cards for the Home, Kupuna Emma Kauhi, 2000, ʻAha Pūnana Leo

M

mīkini hoʻomaloʻo lole

kik (noun) clothes dryer.
Kāleka Huaʻōlelo Hale: Hawaiian Word Cards for the Home, Kupuna Emma Kauhi, 2000, ʻAha Pūnana Leo

mīkini holoi lole

kik (noun) washing machine.
Kāleka Huaʻōlelo Hale: Hawaiian Word Cards for the Home, Kupuna Emma Kauhi, 2000, ʻAha Pūnana Leo

P

pahu kula

kik (noun) cooler.
Kāleka Huaʻōlelo Hale: Hawaiian Word Cards for the Home, Kupuna Emma Kauhi, 2000, ʻAha Pūnana Leo

paia

kik (noun) wall.
Kāleka Huaʻōlelo Hale: Hawaiian Word Cards for the Home, Kupuna Emma Kauhi, 2000, ʻAha Pūnana Leo

pana kukui

kik (noun) light switch.
Kāleka Huaʻōlelo Hale: Hawaiian Word Cards for the Home, Kupuna Emma Kauhi, 2000, ʻAha Pūnana Leo

papahele

kik (noun) floor.
Kāleka Huaʻōlelo Hale: Hawaiian Word Cards for the Home, Kupuna Emma Kauhi, 2000, ʻAha Pūnana Leo

puka aniani

kik (noun) window.
Kāleka Huaʻōlelo Hale: Hawaiian Word Cards for the Home, Kupuna Emma Kauhi, 2000, ʻAha Pūnana Leo

puka komo

kik (noun) door.
Kāleka Huaʻōlelo Hale: Hawaiian Word Cards for the Home, Kupuna Emma Kauhi, 2000, ʻAha Pūnana Leo


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