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ʻōmaka

/ ʻō.maka / Haw to Eng, Pukui-Elbert,

1. nvi., Budding; beginning; source, as of a stream; to leaf out or bud; to nip off; rising of the sun: See ex., welo #2.

  • Examples:
    • ʻŌmaka aʻela ka huli, ʻōmaka pū nohoʻi ka nahele (Kep. 153), the taro top leafs out, the plants too leaf out.

2. n., Nipple.

  • Examples:
    • Ka pēpē ʻana o kou mau ʻōmaka (Ezek. 23.21), the crushing of your breasts.

3. n., Foreskin.

  • References:
    • Ier. 4.4.

4. n., Hilo name for the makiawa, herring.

5. n., Belted wrasse fish (Stethojulis balteata 🌐).

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