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ʻōpeʻa

/ ʻō.peʻa / Haw to Eng, Pukui-Elbert,

1. nvt., To twist, bind, or cross the hands, as behind the back; to throw over the shoulder, as a shawl; to overturn, overthrow; to evict, as a tenant; to trip, as with a spear thrust between the legs. Figuratively, to deceive, trick, treat treacherously; treachery.

  • Examples:
    • Ka ʻōpeʻa aku i ka mea pono ma ka hoʻokolokolo ʻana (Sol. 18.5), to trip up the righteous man in trial.

2. n., Scrotum.

3. n., Small boom or spar to extend and elevate the sails of a canoe.

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