Name Report For First Name MAIELE:


First name MAIELE's origin is Hawaiian. MAIELE means "eloquent, skilled in speaking". You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with MAIELE below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of maiele.(Brown names are of the same origin (Hawaiian) with MAIELE and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

Rhymes with MAIELE - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming MAIELE



NAMES RHYMING WITH MAŻELE (According to last letters):

Rhyming Names According to Last 5 Letters (aiele) - Names That Ends with aiele:

Rhyming Names According to Last 4 Letters (iele) - Names That Ends with iele:

kiele daniele ariele gabriele mariele

Rhyming Names According to Last 3 Letters (ele) - Names That Ends with ele:

udele adele cybele nephele odele semele rachele bekele kafele emmanuele danele emele hannele kendele michaele michele mikele mychele nichele noele sele eadsele fidele haele kele lele steele mele nahele

Rhyming Names According to Last 2 Letters (le) - Names That Ends with le:

kifle njemile naile nile tale crocale eriphyle eurayle helle hypsipyle myrtle omphale akinwole kelile roble sule tekle stille bankole chibale tearle michelle neville scoville maoltuile murthuile somhairle aristotle ercole theophile zale kale gamble vasile abbigale abegayle adelle afrodille anabelle angelle annabelle aprille ardelle areille arielle arnelle audrielle belle bernelle bonnibelle brielle camile camille carole cecile cecille chamyle chanelle channelle chantalle chantelle chavelle chenelle cherelle cherrelle chevelle

NAMES RHYMING WITH MAŻELE (According to first letters):

Rhyming Names According to First 5 Letters (maiel) - Names That Begins with maiel:

Rhyming Names According to First 4 Letters (maie) - Names That Begins with maie:

Rhyming Names According to First 3 Letters (mai) - Names That Begins with mai:

mai mai-ron maia maialen maiana maibe maible maichail maida maidel maidie maighdlin maiju maikki maile mailhairer maille mailsi maimun mainchin maiolaine maipe maira maire mairead mairearad mairghread mairi mairia mairin mairona maisie maisy maitane maite maitea maitena maiti maitilda maitilde maitland maiya maizah

Rhyming Names According to First 2 Letters (ma) - Names That Begins with ma:

ma'isah ma'mun ma'n maahes maarouf maat mab mabbina mabel mabelle mabina mable mabon mabonagrain mabonaqain mabuz mabyn mac maca macadam macadhamh macaire macala macaladair macalister macalpin macalpine macandrew macario macartan macarthur macartur macaulay macauliffe macauslan macawi macayla macayle macbain macbean macbeth macbride maccallum macclennan maccoll maccormack maccus macdaibhidh macdhubh macdomhnall macdonald macdonell macdougal macdoughall macdubhgall macduff mace


First Names which starts with 'ma' and ends with 'le':

madale makale malleville manneville manville marcelle marchelle maribelle marielle marveille marvelle maurelle mavelle

First Names which starts with 'm' and ends with 'e':

macee macfarlane macfie macie mackaylie mackenzie mackinzie mackynsie maclaine maclane macquarrie macrae madalene madalyne maddalene maddie maddisynne maddy-rose madelaine madeleine madelene madeline madge madie madntyre madre mae maelee maelwine maerewine maethelwine maetthere maeve mafuane magaere magaskawee magdalene magee maggie magnilde mahpee makaela-marie makahlie makawee makenzie maldue maledysaunte malene malerie mallorie malmuirie malone malvine mamie mandie mane manette mannie manute maolmuire marce marceline mare maree margarethe margawse margerie marguerite mariamne mariane marianne marie marie-joie marieanne mariette marilee marise marjolaine marlaine marlayne marleene marlene marlenne marlie marline marlise marlowe

English Words Rhyming MAIELE


ENGLISH WORDS RHYMING WITH MAŻELE (According to last letters):

Rhyming Words According to Last 5 Letters (aiele) - English Words That Ends with aiele:

Rhyming Words According to Last 4 Letters (iele) - English Words That Ends with iele:

Rhyming Words According to Last 3 Letters (ele) - English Words That Ends with ele:

abelenoun (n.) The white poplar (Populus alba).

blastocoelenoun (n.) The cavity of the blastosphere, or segmentation cavity.

borelenoun (n.) The smaller two-horned rhinoceros of South Africa (Atelodus bicornis).

bronchocelenoun (n.) See Goiter.

bubonocelenoun (n.) An inguinal hernia; esp. that incomplete variety in which the hernial pouch descends only as far as the groin, forming a swelling there like a bubo.

circocelenoun (n.) See Cirsocele.

cirsocelenoun (n.) The varicose dilatation of the spermatic vein.

clientelenoun (n.) The condition or position of a client; clientship
 noun (n.) The clients or dependents of a nobleman of patron.
 noun (n.) The persons who make habitual use of the services of another person; one's clients, collectively; as, the clientele of a lawyer, doctor, notary, etc.

cystocelenoun (n.) Hernia in which the urinary bladder protrudes; vesical hernia.

cannelenoun (n.) A style of interweaving giving to fabrics a channeled or fluted effect; also, a fabric woven so as to have this effect; a rep.

discheveleadjective (a.) Disheveled.

disheveleadjective (p. p. & a.) Disheveled.

encephalocelenoun (n.) Hernia of the brain.

enterocelenoun (n.) A hernial tumor whose contents are intestine.

enterocoelenoun (n.) A perivisceral cavity which arises as an outgrowth or outgrowths from the digestive tract; distinguished from a schizocoele, which arises by a splitting of the mesoblast of the embryo.

epicoelenoun (n.) A cavity formed by the invagination of the outer wall of the body, as the atrium of an amphioxus and possibly the body cavity of vertebrates.

feleadjective (a.) Many.

helenoun (n.) Health; welfare.
 verb (v. t.) To hide; to cover; to roof.

hematocelenoun (n.) A tumor filled with blood.

hepatocelenoun (n.) Hernia of the liver.

hydrocelenoun (n.) A collection of serous fluid in the areolar texture of the scrotum or in the coverings, especially in the serous sac, investing the testicle or the spermatic cord; dropsy of the testicle.

laparocelenoun (n.) A rupture or hernia in the lumbar regions.

merocelenoun (n.) Hernia in the thigh; femoral hernia .

mesocoelenoun (n.) Alt. of Mesocoelia

mucocelenoun (n.) An enlargement or protrusion of the mucous membrane of the lachrymal passages, or dropsy of the lachrymal sac, dependent upon catarrhal inflammation of the latter.

myelocoelenoun (n.) The central canal of the spinal cord.

matabelenoun (n. pl.) Alt. of Matabeles

neelenoun (n.) A needle.

neurocoelenoun (n.) The central canal and ventricles of the spinal cord and brain; the myelencephalic cavity.

omphalocelenoun (n.) A hernia at the navel.

optocoelenoun (n.) Alt. of Optocoelia

querelenoun (n.) A complaint to a court. See Audita Querela.
 noun (n.) A complaint to a court. See Audita Querela.

quirpelenoun (n.) The Indian ferret.
 noun (n.) The Indian ferret.

paragrelenoun (n.) A lightning conductor erected, as in a vineyard, for drawing off the electricity in the atmosphere in order to prevent hailstorms.

parentelenoun (n.) Kinship; parentage.

peelenoun (n.) A graceful and swift South African antelope (Pelea capreola). The hair is woolly, and ash-gray on the back and sides. The horns are black, long, slender, straight, nearly smooth, and very sharp. Called also rheeboc, and rehboc.

pneumatocelenoun (n.) A distention of the scrotum by air; also, hernia of the lungs.

procoelenoun (n.) A lateral cavity of the prosencephalon; a lateral ventricle of the brain.

proctocelenoun (n.) Inversion and prolapse of the mucous coat of the rectum, from relaxation of the sphincter, with more or less swelling; prolapsus ani.

prosocoelenoun (n.) The entire cavity of the prosencephalon.

pseudocoelenoun (n.) Same as Pseudocoelia.

sarcocelenoun (n.) Any solid tumor of the testicle.

schizocoelenoun (n.) See Enterocoele.

scrotocelenoun (n.) A rupture or hernia in the scrotum; scrotal hernia.

semelenoun (n.) A daughter of Cadmus, and by Zeus mother of Bacchus.

splenocelenoun (n.) Hernia formed by the spleen.

stelenoun (n.) Same as Stela.
 noun (n.) A stale, or handle; a stalk.

syringocoelenoun (n.) The central canal of the spinal cord.

thalamocoelenoun (n.) The cavity or ventricle of the thalamencephalon; the third ventricle.

tracheocelenoun (n.) Goiter.
 noun (n.) A tumor containing air and communicating with the trachea.

ENGLISH WORDS RHYMING WITH MAŻELE (According to first letters):

Rhyming Words According to First 5 Letters (maiel) - Words That Begins with maiel:

Rhyming Words According to First 4 Letters (maie) - Words That Begins with maie:

maieuticadjective (a.) Alt. of Maieutical

maieuticaladjective (a.) Serving to assist childbirth.
 adjective (a.) Fig. : Aiding, or tending to, the definition and interpretation of thoughts or language.

maieuticsnoun (n.) The art of giving birth (i. e., clearness and conviction) to ideas, which are conceived as struggling for birth.

Rhyming Words According to First 3 Letters (mai) - Words That Begins with mai:

maianoun (n.) A genus of spider crabs, including the common European species (Maia squinado).
 noun (n.) A beautiful American bombycid moth (Eucronia maia).

maiannoun (n.) Any spider crab of the genus Maia, or family Maiadae.

maidnoun (n.) An unmarried woman; usually, a young unmarried woman; esp., a girl; a virgin; a maiden.
 noun (n.) A man who has not had sexual intercourse.
 noun (n.) A female servant.
 noun (n.) The female of a ray or skate, esp. of the gray skate (Raia batis), and of the thornback (R. clavata).

maidennoun (n.) An unmarried woman; a girl or woman who has not experienced sexual intercourse; a virgin; a maid.
 noun (n.) A female servant.
 noun (n.) An instrument resembling the guillotine, formerly used in Scotland for beheading criminals.
 noun (n.) A machine for washing linen.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a maiden, or to maidens; suitable to, or characteristic of, a virgin; as, maiden innocence.
 adjective (a.) Never having been married; not having had sexual intercourse; virgin; -- said usually of the woman, but sometimes of the man; as, a maiden aunt.
 adjective (a.) Fresh; innocent; unpolluted; pure; hitherto unused.
 adjective (a.) Used of a fortress, signifying that it has never been captured, or violated.
 verb (v. t.) To act coyly like a maiden; -- with it as an indefinite object.

maidenhairnoun (n.) A fern of the genus Adiantum (A. pedatum), having very slender graceful stalks. It is common in the United States, and is sometimes used in medicine. The name is also applied to other species of the same genus, as to the Venus-hair.

maidenheadnoun (n.) The state of being a maiden; maidenhood; virginity.
 noun (n.) The state of being unused or uncontaminated; freshness; purity.
 noun (n.) The hymen, or virginal membrane.

maidenhoodnoun (n.) The state of being a maid or a virgin; virginity.
 noun (n.) Newness; freshness; uncontaminated state.

maidenlikeadjective (a.) Like a maiden; modest; coy.

maidenlinessnoun (n.) The quality of being maidenly; the behavior that becomes a maid; modesty; gentleness.

maidenlyadjective (a.) Like a maid; suiting a maid; maiden-like; gentle, modest, reserved.
 adverb (adv.) In a maidenlike manner.

maidenshipnoun (n.) Maidenhood.

maidhoodnoun (n.) Maidenhood.

maidmariannoun (n.) The lady of the May games; one of the characters in a morris dance; a May queen. Afterward, a grotesque character personated in sports and buffoonery by a man in woman's clothes.
 noun (n.) A kind of dance.

maidpaleadjective (a.) Pale, like a sick girl.

maidservantnoun (n.) A female servant.

maigernoun (n.) The meagre.

maigreadjective (a.) Belonging to a fast day or fast; as, a maigre day.

maihemnoun (n.) See Maim, and Mayhem.

maikelnoun (n.) A South American carnivore of the genus Conepatus, allied to the skunk, but larger, and having a longer snout. The tail is not bushy.

maikongnoun (n.) A South American wild dog (Canis cancrivorus); the crab-eating dog.

mailnoun (n.) A spot.
 noun (n.) A small piece of money; especially, an English silver half-penny of the time of Henry V.
 noun (n.) Rent; tribute.
 noun (n.) A flexible fabric made of metal rings interlinked. It was used especially for defensive armor.
 noun (n.) Hence generally, armor, or any defensive covering.
 noun (n.) A contrivance of interlinked rings, for rubbing off the loose hemp on lines and white cordage.
 noun (n.) Any hard protective covering of an animal, as the scales and plates of reptiles, shell of a lobster, etc.
 noun (n.) A bag; a wallet.
 noun (n.) The bag or bags with the letters, papers, papers, or other matter contained therein, conveyed under public authority from one post office to another; the whole system of appliances used by government in the conveyance and delivery of mail matter.
 noun (n.) That which comes in the mail; letters, etc., received through the post office.
 noun (n.) A trunk, box, or bag, in which clothing, etc., may be carried.
 verb (v. t.) To arm with mail.
 verb (v. t.) To pinion.
 verb (v. t.) To deliver into the custody of the postoffice officials, or place in a government letter box, for transmission by mail; to post; as, to mail a letter.

mailingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Mail
 noun (n.) A farm.

mailableadjective (a.) Admissible lawfully into the mail.

mailcladadjective (a.) Protected by a coat of mail; clad in armor.

mailedadjective (a.) Protected by an external coat, or covering, of scales or plates.
 adjective (a.) Spotted; speckled.
  (imp. & p. p.) of Mail

maimingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Maim

maimednessnoun (n.) State of being maimed.

mainnoun (n.) A hand or match at dice.
 noun (n.) A stake played for at dice.
 noun (n.) The largest throw in a match at dice; a throw at dice within given limits, as in the game of hazard.
 noun (n.) A match at cockfighting.
 noun (n.) A main-hamper.
 noun (v.) principal duct or pipe, as distinguished from lesser ones; esp. (Engin.), a principal pipe leading to or from a reservoir; as, a fire main.
 adjective (a.) Very or extremely strong.
 adjective (a.) Vast; huge.
 adjective (a.) Unqualified; absolute; entire; sheer.
 adjective (a.) Principal; chief; first in size, rank, importance, etc.
 adjective (a.) Important; necessary.
 adjective (a.) Very; extremely; as, main heavy.
 verb (v.) Strength; force; might; violent effort.
 verb (v.) The chief or principal part; the main or most important thing.
 verb (v.) The great sea, as distinguished from an arm, bay, etc. ; the high sea; the ocean.
 verb (v.) The continent, as distinguished from an island; the mainland.

mainenoun (n.) One of the New England States.

mainlandnoun (n.) The continent; the principal land; -- opposed to island, or peninsula.

mainmastnoun (n.) The principal mast in a ship or other vessel.

mainornoun (n.) A thing stolen found on the person of the thief.

mainpernableadjective (a.) Capable of being admitted to give surety by mainpernors; able to be mainprised.

mainpernornoun (n.) A surety, under the old writ of mainprise, for a prisoner's appearance in court at a day.

mainpinnoun (n.) A kingbolt.

mainprisenoun (n.) A writ directed to the sheriff, commanding him to take sureties, called mainpernors, for the prisoner's appearance, and to let him go at large. This writ is now obsolete.
 noun (n.) Deliverance of a prisoner on security for his appearance at a day.
 verb (v. t.) To suffer to go at large, on his finding sureties, or mainpernors, for his appearance at a day; -- said of a prisoner.

mainprisingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Mainprise

mainsnoun (n.) The farm attached to a mansion house.

mainsailnoun (n.) The principal sail in a ship or other vessel.

mainsheetnoun (n.) One of the ropes by which the mainsail is hauled aft and trimmed.

mainspringnoun (n.) The principal or most important spring in a piece of mechanism, especially the moving spring of a watch or clock or the spring in a gunlock which impels the hammer. Hence: The chief or most powerful motive; the efficient cause of action.

mainstaynoun (n.) The stay extending from the foot of the foremast to the maintop.
 noun (n.) Main support; principal dependence.

maintainingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Maintain

maintainableadjective (a.) That maybe maintained.

maintainernoun (n.) One who maintains.

maintainornoun (n.) One who, not being interested, maintains a cause depending between others, by furnishing money, etc., to either party.

maintenancenoun (n.) The act of maintaining; sustenance; support; defense; vindication.
 noun (n.) That which maintains or supports; means of sustenance; supply of necessaries and conveniences.
 noun (n.) An officious or unlawful intermeddling in a cause depending between others, by assisting either party with money or means to carry it on. See Champerty.

maintopnoun (n.) The platform about the head of the mainmast in square-rigged vessels.

maioidadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the genus Maia, or family Maiadeae.

maisternoun (n.) Master.
 adjective (a.) Principal; chief.


English Words which starts with 'ma' and ends with 'le':

macklenoun (n.) Same Macule.
 verb (v. t. & i.) To blur, or be blurred, in printing, as if there were a double impression.

maclenoun (n.) Chiastolite; -- so called from the tessellated appearance of a cross section. See Chiastolite.
 noun (n.) A crystal having a similar tessellated appearance.
 noun (n.) A twin crystal.

maculenoun (n.) A spot.
 noun (n.) A blur, or an appearance of a double impression, as when the paper slips a little; a mackle.
 verb (v.) To blur; especially (Print.), to blur or double an impression from type. See Mackle.

mademoisellenoun (n.) A French title of courtesy given to a girl or an unmarried lady, equivalent to the English Miss.
 noun (n.) A marine food fish (Sciaena chrysura), of the Southern United States; -- called also yellowtail, and silver perch.

magnetizableadjective (a.) Capable of magnetized.

magnifiableadjective (a.) Such as can be magnified, or extolled.

majusculenoun (n.) A capital letter; especially, one used in ancient manuscripts. See Majusculae.

makableadjective (a.) Capable of being made.

malenoun (n.) Same as Mail, a bag.
 noun (n.) An animal of the male sex.
 noun (n.) A plant bearing only staminate flowers.
 adjective (a.) Evil; wicked; bad.
 verb (v. t.) Of or pertaining to the sex that begets or procreates young, or (in a wider sense) to the sex that produces spermatozoa, by which the ova are fertilized; not female; as, male organs.
 verb (v. t.) Capable of producing fertilization, but not of bearing fruit; -- said of stamens and antheridia, and of the plants, or parts of plants, which bear them.
 verb (v. t.) Suitable to the male sex; characteristic or suggestive of a male; masculine; as, male courage.
 verb (v. t.) Consisting of males; as, a male choir.
 verb (v. t.) Adapted for entering another corresponding piece (the female piece) which is hollow and which it fits; as, a male gauge, for gauging the size or shape of a hole; a male screw, etc.

malleableadjective (a.) Capable of being extended or shaped by beating with a hammer, or by the pressure of rollers; -- applied to metals.

manableadjective (a.) Marriageable.

manaclenoun (n.) A handcuff; a shackle for the hand or wrist; -- usually in the plural.
 verb (v. t.) To put handcuffs or other fastening upon, for confining the hands; to shackle; to confine; to restrain from the use of the limbs or natural powers.

manageableadjective (a.) Such as can be managed or used; suffering control; governable; tractable; subservient; as, a manageable horse.

manciplenoun (n.) A steward; a purveyor, particularly of a college or Inn of Court.

mandiblenoun (n.) The bone, or principal bone, of the lower jaw; the inferior maxilla; -- also applied to either the upper or the lower jaw in the beak of birds.
 noun (n.) The anterior pair of mouth organs of insects, crustaceaus, and related animals, whether adapted for biting or not. See Illust. of Diptera.

manducableadjective (a.) Such as can be chewed; fit to be eaten.

manglenoun (n.) A machine for smoothing linen or cotton cloth, as sheets, tablecloths, napkins, and clothing, by roller pressure.
 noun (n.) To smooth with a mangle, as damp linen or cloth.
 verb (v. t.) To cut or bruise with repeated blows or strokes, making a ragged or torn wound, or covering with wounds; to tear in cutting; to cut in a bungling manner; to lacerate; to mutilate.
 verb (v. t.) To mutilate or injure, in making, doing, or pertaining; as, to mangle a piece of music or a recitation.

manholenoun (n.) A hole through which a man may descend or creep into a drain, sewer, steam boiler, parts of machinery, etc., for cleaning or repairing.

maniableadjective (a.) Manageable.

manifestableadjective (a.) Such as can be manifested.

manifestibleadjective (a.) Manifestable.

manillenoun (n.) See 1st Manilla, 1.

manipleadjective (a.) A handful.
 adjective (a.) A division of the Roman army numbering sixty men exclusive of officers, any small body of soldiers; a company.
 adjective (a.) Originally, a napkin; later, an ornamental band or scarf worn upon the left arm as a part of the vestments of a priest in the Roman Catholic Church. It is sometimes worn in the English Church service.

mantlenoun (n.) A loose garment to be worn over other garments; an enveloping robe; a cloak. Hence, figuratively, a covering or concealing envelope.
 noun (n.) Same as Mantling.
 noun (n.) The external fold, or folds, of the soft, exterior membrane of the body of a mollusk. It usually forms a cavity inclosing the gills. See Illusts. of Buccinum, and Byssus.
 noun (n.) Any free, outer membrane.
 noun (n.) The back of a bird together with the folded wings.
 noun (n.) A mantel. See Mantel.
 noun (n.) The outer wall and casing of a blast furnace, above the hearth.
 noun (n.) A penstock for a water wheel.
 verb (v. t.) To cover or envelop, as with a mantle; to cloak; to hide; to disguise.
 verb (v. i.) To unfold and spread out the wings, like a mantle; -- said of hawks. Also used figuratively.
 verb (v. i.) To spread out; -- said of wings.
 verb (v. i.) To spread over the surface as a covering; to overspread; as, the scum mantled on the pool.
 verb (v. i.) To gather, assume, or take on, a covering, as froth, scum, etc.

manurableadjective (a.) Capable of cultivation.
 adjective (a.) Capable of receiving a fertilizing substance.

maplenoun (n.) A tree of the genus Acer, including about fifty species. A. saccharinum is the rock maple, or sugar maple, from the sap of which sugar is made, in the United States, in great quantities, by evaporation; the red or swamp maple is A. rubrum; the silver maple, A. dasycarpum, having fruit wooly when young; the striped maple, A. Pennsylvanium, called also moosewood. The common maple of Europe is A. campestre, the sycamore maple is A. Pseudo-platanus, and the Norway maple is A. platanoides.

marblenoun (n.) A massive, compact limestone; a variety of calcite, capable of being polished and used for architectural and ornamental purposes. The color varies from white to black, being sometimes yellow, red, and green, and frequently beautifully veined or clouded. The name is also given to other rocks of like use and appearance, as serpentine or verd antique marble, and less properly to polished porphyry, granite, etc.
 noun (n.) A thing made of, or resembling, marble, as a work of art, or record, in marble; or, in the plural, a collection of such works; as, the Arundel or Arundelian marbles; the Elgin marbles.
 noun (n.) A little ball of marble, or of some other hard substance, used as a plaything by children; or, in the plural, a child's game played with marbles.
 noun (n.) To stain or vein like marble; to variegate in color; as, to marble the edges of a book, or the surface of paper.
 adjective (a.) Made of, or resembling, marble; as, a marble mantel; marble paper.
 adjective (a.) Cold; hard; unfeeling; as, a marble breast or heart.

marcescibleadjective (a.) Li/ble to wither or decay.

maritimaleadjective (a.) See Maritime.

markableadjective (a.) Remarkable.

marketableadjective (a.) Fit to be offered for sale in a market; such as may be justly and lawfully sold; as, dacaye/ provisions are not marketable.
 adjective (a.) Current in market; as, marketable value.
 adjective (a.) Wanted by purchasers; salable; as, furs are not marketable in that country.

marriableadjective (a.) Marriageable.

marriageableadjective (a.) Fit for, or capable of, marriage; of an age at which marriage is allowable.

martingalenoun (n.) Alt. of Martingal

marysolenoun (n.) A large British fluke, or flounder (Rhombus megastoma); -- called also carter, and whiff.

masclenoun (n.) A lozenge voided.

masticableadjective (a.) Capable of being masticated.

matchableadjective (a.) Capable of being matched; comparable on equal conditions; adapted to being joined together; correspondent.

maulenoun (n.) The common mallow.

maypolenoun (n.) A tall pole erected in an open place and wreathed with flowers, about which the rustic May-day sports were had.