Laka Chapter Vocabulary

1 ) confident to feel sure or certain about something
2 ) inspire to influence or guide by divine powers
3 ) reproductive producing new life or offspring
4 ) kinolau many bodies, plant and animal forms that gods can appear in or that are signs for particular gods
5 ) kuahu an altar; a place where sacrifices or offerings are given to a god or gods
6 ) hula kuahu altar hula or sacred hula, taught in a formal hālau setting with an altar and accompanying protocol and kapu
7 ) hālau a long house, as for storing canoe or teaching hula
8 ) hālau hula a hula “school” referring to the group of students and teacher or to the building where the group practices
9 ) kapu that must be followed
10 ) indicative to act as a symbol or indicator
11 ) residence the place, especially the house, where someone lives
12 ) invoke call on (a deity or spirit) in prayers, as a witness, or for inspiration
13 ) moʻokūʻauhau genealogy
14 ) vengeful wanting to get revenge or punish
15 ) seclusion to be away from other people
16 ) disregarded ignore, refuse to follow
17 ) culprit the person or cause of wrongdoing
18 ) beneficent good natured or good-doing
19 ) haʻawina lesson
20 ) diligent putting much care and attention to detail in one’s work
21 ) discipline to motivate oneself to finish a task
22 ) paʻahana ka mālama maikaʻi a nānā nui i nā mea kikoʻī o ka hana
23 ) ʻūlāleo he nonoi ikaika loa i ke akua ma o ke oli