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ʻōpuʻu Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng / ʻō.puʻu /,

1. nvi., A bud, the budding breasts of a girl, the budding spur of a young cock; to bud; a child; a geometric cone.

  • Examples:
    • Na ʻōpuʻu maka moʻa me ke ahi (Oihk. 2.14), fresh ears [of grain] parched with fire.
    • He ʻōpuʻu ʻoe, he kākala kēlā (FS 95), you have young spurs, that one [a cock with old] spurs.

2. n., A whale-tooth pendant, not tongue-shaped like the lei palaoa.

  • References:

3. n., A large surf, swell.

  • References:
    • UL 36.

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ʻōpuʻu Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

kikino Bulb. Niʻihau. See ʻōpuʻuahi. Ana kawaūea ʻōpuʻu pulu a maloʻo. Wet-and-dry-bulb hygrometer. ʻŌpuʻu kukui. Light bulb.

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ʻōpuʻu Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

kikino Geometric cone. Dic.

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ʻōpuʻu Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

kikino Underground chrysalis. Dic., ext. mng.

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