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Have a gander at the dictionary we compiled
for The Raw Pineapple Trilogy -

Hawaiian slang and surfer slang

LADAT (lah-DAHT) - slang for: like that

laminate - to overlay with a protective material; in surfboard construction, the laminate consists of fiberglass and a resin

LANAI (lah-NAH-ee) - house deck, open porch, balcony, veranda

landlord - a great white shark

landshark - a guy who doesn't surf, but says he does

LANI (LAH-nee) - heaven, heavenly, spiritual

leash (also cord) - a urethane cord used to attach the surfboard to an ankle strap on a surfer

leash (also kook cord, leg rope, surf leash) - a cord with one end attached to the surfboard and the other end attached to an ankle strap which is worn by the surfer; used in an effort to not lose the surfboard after falling off it and also utilized as a lifeline back to the surface since the board will float better than the surfer; usually the same length as the surfboard; high quality ones are made of polyurethane

leeward -
1) not facing the wind; on the side not facing the wind
2) the side sheltered from the wind; in the direction of the side sheltered from the wind
3) downwind
(see also windward)

left -
1) a wave breaking to the left from the vantage point of a surfer riding in
2) a wave breaking towards the right from the vantage point of the shore
3) phrase shouted by a person intending to go left on a wave, thereby leaving the right for someone else (see also right and coming down) : Left!

leg rope (also kook cord, leash, surf leash) - a cord with one end attached to the surfboard and the other end attached to an ankle strap which is worn by the surfer; used in an effort to not lose the surfboard after falling off it and also utilized as a lifeline back to the surface since the board will float better than the surfer; usually the same length as the surfboard; high quality ones are made of polyurethane

leggie - Australian slang for: a urethane cord used to attach the surfboard to an ankle strap on a surfer

length - surfboard length is measured down the centerline from the tip of the nose to the end of the tail (which could be in midair if it's a swallow tail or a bat tail); length chosen depends on your height and weight, board type, and wave conditions that the board will be used in (see also nose width, tail width, center point width, thickness)

LEI (LEH-ee) -
1) a garland; wreath
2) a necklace made of flowers, leaves, shells, ivory, feathers, or paper; given as a symbol of affection
3) any ornament that is worn around the head or about the neck

LESGO (lehs-GOH) - slang for:
“Let's go.”
– or –
“Let's get out of here.”

libation - a refreshing beverage

lift -an upward force that can be produced by changing direction and speed

LIKE BEEF? - slang for:
“Want to fight?”

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line - the horizontal length of the wave as it breaks relatively parallel to the shore

lineup (also line up, line-up) -
1) the place just beyond the impact zone where you wait to catch waves
2) the place where the surfers are sitting
3) the place where the waves are breaking
4) a position surfers paddle to offshore that is determined by using two different markers on the beach or water (e.g. a lighthouse and a buoy) to triangulate their position in relationship to the waves they hope to ride; without determining position, i.e. the lineup, chasing large waves can result in being lost at sea

lines - an unbroken series of waves coming into shore

lip -
1) the part of a wave that pitches out
2) the top of a breaking swell
3) the curling edge at the top of a wave
4) the top edge of the face of a wave just before it breaks

lip bash (also off the lip, off-the-lip, hitting the lip) - to ride up the wave, hit the breaking lip with your board, and then quickly turn back into the wave

liquid seam (also fluid seam, liquid tape) - a fluid rubber used on seams to create a durable, waterproof barrier; can be applied outside, inside, or on both sides of the wetsuit; can be stitched over or not, can be taped over or not; known to decrease flexibility; good for cold water

liquid tape (also fluid seam, liquid seam) - a fluid rubber used on seams to create a durable, waterproof barrier; can be applied outside, inside, or on both sides of the wetsuit; can be stitched over or not, can be taped over or not; known to decrease flexibility; good for cold water

LOCAL STYLE - slang for: anything typical of the way people do things in Hawaii

localism - a form of hostility displayed by locals towards non-local surfers

locals -
1) long-time regulars at a particular surf spot
2) area locals

locked in - to be firmly set in the curling portion of the wave with water holding down the tail of the board.

log -
1) a longboard, 9' or longer
2) a surfboard made of wood

log (also cruizer and longboard) -
1) a surfboard usually 8' to 10' long with a rounded nose; usually used for hanging fives or hanging tens, drop-knee turns, cross-stepping and tandem surfing
2) any board 3' longer than your height with a wide, rounded nose
3) a surfboard made of wood

LOKAHI (loh-KAH-hee) - agreement, unison, harmony

LOLO (LOH-loh) -
1) dumb, stupid, idiotic, feeble-minded, crazy
2) “It serves you right! I told you so!”
3) the first brew made from ti root
4) brain

LOLO BUGGAH (LOH-loh buh-gah) - slang for: crazy person

longboard (also cruizer and log) -
1) a surfboard usually 8' to 10' long with a rounded nose; usually used for hanging fives or hanging tens, drop-knee turns, cross-stepping and tandem surfing
2) any board 3' longer than your height with a wide, rounded nose
3) a surfboard made of wood

longshore current - a current running parallel with the seashore

LŪ'AU (luu-AH-uu) - Hawaiian feast; named after taro tops which are always served at one; not an ancient name – name originated probably around 1856 due to use for advertising by the Pacific Commercial Advertiser

LUA (LUU-ah) - bathroom, toilet, outhouse

lull -
1) a momentary gap or break in wave activity
2) an interval of time where the waves are breaking much smaller than before

LUNA (LUU-nah) - a boss, foreman, leader, supervisor, officer of any sort

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