Oli Chapter Vocabulary

1 ) composer someone who writes a song or a poem
2 ) contemporary modern
3 ) entourage group of attendants
4 ) hoʻokupu gift or offering given freely as an expression of gratitude, respect, and aloha
5 ) mele song or poetry
6 ) mele inoa mele for the name of an aliʻi or a favorite person
7 ) mele aloha mele showing aloha for someone or something
8 ) mele kanikau mele for someone who has passed away
9 ) uttered said
10 ) uvula the soft pink tissue that hangs down from the roof of the mouth just above the throat
11 ) vibrato slight variation in pitch while chanting, singing, or playing musical instruments.