B-R>S^YT----------------------------------------------Kumu-lipo (Kumu-uli-po)

verse

name

meaning

line

name

meaning

           

1:1

 

in the beginning ...

721

+hali-au

to carry time

1:2

ru^h. ("Spirit")

breath

722

na>u

to hold the breath

1:28

 

multiply

733

+kulu[kulu]

to become numerous

2:2

 

he rested

735

+kunewa

weariness

2:10

 

to water

747

puluka

soaked

2:21

 

ribs

754

+[iwi]>ao>ao

rib

2:24

 

and they shall be one flesh

756

+pu>iki

= puliki to hug (embrace)

3:7

 

fig leaves together

767

pula

leafy branch

3:21

 

coats of skins

768

kuamu

tapa used in sorcery

3:24

 

which turned

772

huli

to turn

4:2

 

keeper of sheep [cf. "counting sheep"]

777

kini

forty-thousand

4:9

 

"Am I my brother's keeper?"

778

+maua

ungrateful

4:14

 

vagabond

779

+>ena

shy

4:15

 

set a mark on

780

pua>ena

to glow brightly

4:16

 

out from the presence ... in the land of No^d

782

+kulewa

far away beyond sight

4:17

 

a city ... H.no^k

783

+Kuakahi

far mythical land

4:21

 

harp and panpipe

787

haluku

to rattle

4:23

 

"Hear my voice ..."

789

... >ula

ringing in the ears

6:12

 

corrupt ... corrupted

826

>opala

garbage

6:14-:22

 

[the ark of No_h.]

827

hali[hali]

ferry

7:13-:14

 

[the ark became crowded]

831

nunu>a

crowded

7:21

 

all flesh died

838

kaiwi

skull

7:21

 

fowl

839

manu

bird

7:23

 

face

840

+makini

gourd-mask

8:1

 

a wind ... the waters assuaged

842

+... pu

to blow water

8:4

 

the ark rested [sailing, became grounded]

842

kele-mau

sailing grounded

9:7

 

"Be ye fruitful, and multiply"

853

pili-mau

mating-game mated

11:4

 

a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven

861

+hulili

ladder

11:7

 

not understand one another's speech

864

hanehane

ghostly indistinct-sounding voices

11:29

+S`aray

princess

879

+alakai

directrix

14:14

 

trained servants

888

... >io

herald

15:5

 

stars

896

+melemele

male (!) twin star

15:12

 

an horror of great darkness fell upon him

898

hao

Rauwolfia {used in India as cure for agantha "insanity"}

15:17

 

between those pieces

899

+puehu

scattered

16:14

B>e_r-lah.ay-ro_>i^

a well freshness gazing

903

makilo

to eye wistfully (look at longingly)

18:2

 

[angels were not admitted through the door]

904

+>upa

to slam (as, a door)

18:10

 

[S`a^ra^h maintained silence, though she had overheard secretly]

906

+hama[u]-huna

silence secret

18:11

 

it ceased to be with S`a^ra^h after the manner of women (menopause)

907

mahina

moon

18:15

 

was afraid ... didst laugh [nervous laughter?]

908

+ulukua

= uluku "nervous"

18:23

 

the righteous with the wicked

911

+pu>unaue

to share

18:25-:32

 

[>abra^ha^m restraineth YHWH]

912

kaohi

to restrain

19:9

 

came near to break the door

917

+halulu

loud noise

19:19

 

thy mercy ... in saving my life

918

+luluka

peace

19:25

 

overthrew those cities

919

+... hiolo

collapse

19:26

 

salt

921

>aukai

seafaring

19:33-:35

 

[stupor induced]

922

moe-kau

sleep to impose

22:3

 

clave the wood

924

+milo-kua

milo-tree to hew:

22:10

 

[sought to slay own son]

   

milo "abortion"

23:19

 

buried ... his wife in the cave [thereby apotheosizing her?]

926

+akua

goddess

24:1

 

was old, and well stricken in age

927

kunewa

to age

24:9

 

under the thigh

928

pahilo

= puahilo "to chap (of skin)"

24:30

 

earring and bracelets upon ... hands

931

kakau

tattooing

24:32

 

provender

932

holewa

to nibble at food

25:25

 

[<e_s`aw was born] red,

937

kaki>o

mange (impetigo)

   

all over ... hairy

938

+miko

to kink

25:34

 

[lentils are eaten, cooked]

939

mokiweo

= >aweoweo seeds = >aheahea seeds [eaten cooked?]

26:11

 

charged all his people ... shall surely be

942

wikani

inflexible

27:1

 

dim

945

pano

obscure (dark)

27:14

 

savory (with herbs)

946

>ope-lau

to bundle leaves

27:15

 

[Ya<qo_b became adorned]

947

mahilu

to beautify

27:39

 

dew (cf. "dew of lights" reviving the dead)

948

+waiau

swirling water {cf. Daoist "swirling elixir"}

27:43

 

Now, therefore, ... obey my voice

950

+kukala

to proclaim

28:4

 

a stranger

951

haole

foreigner

28:12

 

heaven [seen as mythical place]

954

>opikana

heavenly atmosphaere [mythical place]

29:8

 

the stone on

957

pohaku ...

weighted with rocks

30:20

 

I have borne him six sons

960

+ho>olu>a

to bear many children

30:38

 

set the posts

965

+ka pou ...

the post

31:35

 

"I cannot rise up before thee"

970

kumaua

inactive

31:37

 

thou hast searched all my stuff

972

+kolokolo

to investigate

31:41

 

I served ... for they cattle

974

muka ...

clicking sound to urge animal

32:12

 

lest he come and smite me

976

kukona

unfriendly

32:18

 

he is behind us

978

lohilohi

tardy

32:19

 

appease

979

>apiki ...

trickery

32:25

 

out of joint

981

>olepe

to turn on hinges

32:26

 

let thee go

982

kala

to release

33:13

 

all ... will die

983

+huli-make-au

to seek death time

33:18

S^a^le_m

peaceable

985

+na ...

calmed

33:19

H.mo^r; S^ekem

ass; shoulder

987

>ohao

hound's neck

34:2-:12

 

[marriage by forcible rape]

989

+palemo

sexually promiscuous way of living

34:30

 

made me (my reputation) to stink

990

>ahi>ahi

to defame

35:4

 

hid them ("gods", i.e. idols) under an oak tree

992

+wana-k[a]u[ila]

kauila a kind of tree; or, re-adorning of idols

35:6

Lu^z

coccyx (or nut)

993

+kikala

coccyx

35:8

 

oak

994

+hapu>u

tree-fern

35:11

S^adday

s^e_d "ghost (evil spirit)"

995

+makani

ghost (possessing-spirit)

36:1

 

Now these are the generations

999

mo-uli-ka>ina

genealogical succession: dark succession

36:40

 

And these are the names of ... their families

1000

ho>oku

to carry on (as, a family-name)

37:7

 

my sheaf rose, and also stood upright:

1001

mana-weu-lani

power grass sky

   

your sheaves ... made obeisance

1001

+lau-kunu

leaf cough

37:23

 

his coat, the coat of many colors

1004

+ke >ahu

the cloak [royal ones being made of feathers, and therefore each of many colors]

37:31

 

dipped the coat in the blood {cf. South American Indian myth of birds having acquired the color of their feathers by being dipped in blood}

1006

hamo-hulu

to besmear feathers

39:12

 

she caught him ... [but]

1007

i>a-

fish (ika, in Maori "a human caught as sacrificial victim")

   

he fled, and got him out

 

-mama

nimble

40:21

 

restored [to office]

1009

holo ...

approved

40:22

 

But he hanged [a man]

1009

+hina-kona

to throw down south [south being the Hindu direction of inauspicious death]

41:2

 

there came up ... in the reed-grass

1010

+hele-pu>au

to come blossom-stem

41:9-:13

 

[a resentment by par<o_h]

1013

uki ...

= ukiuki "resentment"

41:4-:16

 

[requaest to a prophesy]

1014

... nala

= ulana "prophecy"

41:18

 

fat

1015

+ke>o-hoko

white fat

41:39-:44

 

[Yo^se_p was appointed by par<o_h]

1016

... lelewa

hangers-on about a chief

42:25

 

[payment was returned gratuitously; this constituted

1021

kiola[ola]

thrown stone which returned

   

squandering]

1022

+... lu

to squander

44:5

 

whereby he indeed divineth

1025

una ...

turtle-shell {cf. S^an-dynasty divination by tortoise-shell}

44:12

 

last sack (of youngest brother)

1027

+muli

last

44:15-:17

 

teasing [by Yo^se_p, through drinking-vessel, of his brethren]

1028

pulu-ne

wet teasing

45:26

 

fainted

1029

+wa>i-luhi

break weary

45:27

 

the spirit ... revived

1031

manu-ala

bird to waken

49:4

 

clandestine fornication

1034

malu-ipo

clandestinely sweetheart

49:10

 

until S^i^lo_h come

1037

+ulu-oha

spirit-possessed greeting

49:12

 

his eyen shall be red

1038

+maka-lewa

eye dangling

49:15

 

he saw [experienced] ... that it was pleasant

1039

+pi>i ...

to experience

49:15

 

he bowed his shoulder [to render honor?]

1040

+ho>ohiwa[hiwa]

to honor

49:16

 

shall judge [cf. wigs of judges of power]

1041

+malu-olua

shade hat-fern: olua = mana "power"]

49:19

 

upon their heel

1042

+hi>ilei ...

to carry in arms a child {cf. Maya carrying in arms a smoky-footed infant}

49:20

 

oily bread

1043

+pu>ai-

to take potluck (to share food)

 

>a^s^e_r

<arabic <a^tu^r "difficulty"

 

-[>i]nea

hardship

49:22

 

branches over the wall

1044

kalele

railing

49:26

 

blessings [conveyed by touching?] ... shall be on the head

1049

ho>opi>opi>o

sorcery by touching one's own body

50:25

 

"ye shall carry up my bones from hence."

1050

+pi>o-anuenue

arch rainbow {Tibetan "rainbow-body" (>ja-lus) involving vanishing of corpse, including bones}

50:26

 

he was put in a coffin in Mis.rayim

1051

+pulau[oho]

"case"-caterpillar [encased in coffin-like "case"]