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ʻūhā Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng / ʻū.hā /,

1. n., Thigh, lap, shoulder; hindquarters, as of a horse, beef, or pig.

  • Examples:
    • ʻŪhā moa, drumstick of a chicken.
  • References:
    • PCP kuu(fs)aa.

2. n., Foster parent of a chiefly child, or guardian, so-called because he might hold the child on his lap (ʻūhā).

3. Variant of pūhā #1, pūhā #2, pūhā #3, pūhā #4

4. Rare variant of hāhā, to grope.

  • Rare

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ʻūhā Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

See mākala kaʻakepa ʻūhā, mākala ʻūhā.

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