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Definition of the noun ALAIA

What does ALAIA mean as a name of something?

Alaia is a genus of Melolonthidae, described by Petrovitz in 1980.

Explanation

Alaia: An alaia is a thin, round-nosed, square-tailed surfboard ridden in pre-20th century Hawaii. The boards were between 7 and 12 ft long, weighed up to 100 lb, and were generally made from the wood of Acacia koa. They are distinct from modern surfboards in that they have no ventral fins.

Phrases with Alaia

  1. Alaia Sexdentata
  2. Species Alaia Sexdentata
  3. Genus Alaia

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alaia

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Google previewThe Writings of Clement of Alexandria (1869)

and ra alaia is the true voice.

Google previewMemoirs of the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum of Polynesian Ethnology and Natural History (1920)

""Alaia is the name given to a small, thin, surf board. “Ola was the large. thick, wiliwili surf board. “'Opuu, the blind-breaker character of surf prevalent during calm periods. “Hawaiians had two methods of surf coaxing during calm weather, the ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Fashion Industry (2017)

by Francesca Sterlacci, Joanne Arbuckle

Alaia.” Palais Galliera. http://www.palaisgalliera.paris.fr/en/exhibitions/ alaia. Last modified January 26, ...

Google previewMandaic Dictionary (2012)

English Mandaic by Dakhil Shooshtary

Adkuria, SamiS, Libna, Kisinia, wipra, Wita , 2 Hab“f5_”a ba , Hadua, Qburtia, Rbutana, Rabuta 2 Aruzban, Tra, 1 Zun Zwn, Tqn, Rziq, Simaka, Awtuna, Sumkana, Samka, ' Auwtunia Sink, Asmukia, Тип, Aum, Raiubjia, Magzal, Alaia 3 Alaia, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Choctaw Language (1915)

by Cyrus Byington

shulush chaha, shulush f alaia, n., a boot. shulush chaha atoba, n., a boot tree. shulush hof aloha , n. pi., boots. shulush ikbi, n., a shoemaker. shulush imatali, v. t.,to shoe; to furnish ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Surfing (2005)

by Matt Warshaw

alaia board A thin, round- nosed, square-tailed surfboard, used by commoners and royalty alike in pre-20th -century Hawaii. The alaia was generally made of koa wood (sometimes breadfruit or ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words (2013)

Over 10,000ÊCommon and Confusing Words Explained by Diagram Group

jai alaiA Basque phrase meaning joyousgame ...

Google previewEnglish Garo Dictionary (1988)

Sikea, alaia, dingdea; pasi ona- Hanker (hang'kêr), v . Man-n a sikbea.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge on an Original Plan Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings Edited by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose (1845)

Mixed sciences, vol. 4

Alaia, Liege. calatum .............. Yorkehire. Harlan!

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Small photo of Naomi Campbell in dress by Azzedine Alaia presents her signature fragrance, NY 6/14/00Small photo of Naomi Campbell, wearing Azzedine Alaia, at 2007 Vanity Fair Oscar Party, Mortons Restaurant, Los Angeles, CA, February 25, 2007Small photo of Naomi Campbell in dress by Azzedine Alaia presents her signature fragrance, NY 6/14/00Small photo of Gwyneth Paltrow, in a Giambattista Valli jacket, Azzedine Alaia skirt and American Apparel tank top, at SpainOn The Road Again Series Premiere, Queen Sofia Spanish Institute, New York, Sept 21, 2008Small photo of Penelope Cruz, wearing an Azzedine Alaia dress, at Film Independent's 2009 Spirit Awards, on the beach, Santa Monica, CA 2/21/2009 Photo By Dee Cercone/Everett CollectionSmall photo of HAWAII - NOV. 5: French competitor, Antoine Delpero, competes in the Oxbow alaia board expression session November 5, 2010 at Makaha Beach, Hawaii. More...

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Scrabble value of A1L1A1I1A1

The value of this 5-letter word is 5 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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