`Ōlelo – `Ukulele (Jumping Flea)

 

            

ka papa kī – the head


ke n
ī `au li`ili`i – the head nut


ke `au – the neck


nā wā – the frets


nā kaula
– the strings

 

      ke kaula o luna loa  – "G"-string (uppermost)

      ke kaula `elua – "C"-string (string two)
      ke kaula `ekolu
– "E"-string (string three)
      ke kaula `ehā – "A"-string (string four)


ka
pū – the body


ka puka
– the hole

 

ke nī  `au nui – the bridge

 

ka `ukulele leo `ekahi – the soprano ukulele
ka `ukulele leo `ekolu – the tenor `ukulele

ka `ukulele hâ `oi – the baritone `ukulele

ka `ukulele`okia – the cutaway `ukulele

 
   
   
   
                   
                   
   
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