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Usage examples for PILI

  1. To commemorate his safe landing he at once planted on the rock the pili grass he had brought with him. – Legends of Wailuku by Charlotte Hapai
  2. The inhabitants of the eastern provinces are very fond of adding roasted pili nuts to their chocolate. – The Former Philippines thru Foreign Eyes by Tomás de Comyn Fedor Jagor Rudolf Ludwig Carl Virchow Charles Wilkes
  3. Pili went to visit Tutuila, tried his hand at fishing, but caught nothing, and was mocked by the Tutuilans. – Samoa, A Hundred Years Ago And Long Before by George Turner
  4. 9. Tangaloa of Keeper of the Pili – Samoa, A Hundred Years Ago And Long Before by George Turner
  5. Paoa Stood Upon the Little Plot of Pili Grass As He Answered Her. – Legends of Wailuku by Charlotte Hapai
  6. Pili grew up to manhood under the care of the gods, and was sometimes told, pointing down to the earth, that that place was his. – Samoa, A Hundred Years Ago And Long Before by George Turner
  7. She became his wife, had a child, and named him Pili or Entangled, from the way in which she was entangled in the net. – Samoa, A Hundred Years Ago And Long Before by George Turner
  8. Pili and his wife had four children. – Samoa, A Hundred Years Ago And Long Before by George Turner
  9. On the contrary in speaking of the Canarium, Blanco states that it yields a resin called " pili pitch." – The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines by T. H. Pardo de Tavera
  10. No matter how high the Wailuku rises, it never has covered the little plot of pili grass which still grows on the long, low rock at the river's mouth. – Legends of Wailuku by Charlotte Hapai
  11. 52, who compare the phrases " pilo minus amare", " pili facere." – The Iliad of Homer (1873) by Homer