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nvt., Clothing in general, garment, array, attire, costume, mantle, gown; to put on or wear clothing, especially shirt, suit, or coat; to cover or wrap, as the body with a blanket.

  • Examples:
    • E ʻaʻahu aku ʻoe i kēia, wear this.
    • ʻAʻahu hoʻohiwahiwa, festive attire, evening gown.
    • ʻAʻahu i kau lula ʻia, formal attire.
    • ʻAʻahu au i ka pono, I have clothed myself in righteousness.

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kikino, Clothing.

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  • Examples:
    • Nā ʻaʻahu hana keaka. Wardrobe, as stage costumes for a play, movie or video production. Usually nā ʻaʻahu.

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1. s., See aa, kind of cloth, and ahu, a fine mat. An outside garment. Kin. 27:15. A cloak; a garment thrown loosely over the shoulders.

2. A robe. Iob. 29:14. A covering for ornament; aahu kapa maikai, the dress of a dandy, i. e., dandyism. NOTE.—The aahu was formerly some kind of kapa; mamua, aahu kapa, mahope, aahu lole.

3. The bark of the mulberry soaked in. water for making kapa.

4. Aahu kaua, armor. 1 Sam. 17:38.

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1. v., To cover with kapa; to cover, as with a cloak.

2. To put on or wear clothes; to put on one’s garment.

3. FIG. Iob. 29:14. Aahu iho an i ka pono, I have clothed myself with righteousness.

4. Hooaahu. To clothe one; to provide clothes for one. Kin. 3:21; Oihk. 8:7. SYN. with hookomo kapa.

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1. An outside garment; a cloak; a garment thrown loosely over the shoulders. Aahukaua, armor.

2. A covering for ornament; aahu kapa maikai, the dress of a dandy; that is, dandyism. (The aahu was formerly some kind of tapa; mamua, aahu kapa, mahope aahu lole.

3. The bark of the wauke (Broussonetia papyrifera) when taken off the tree.

1. v., To put on or wear clothes; to put on one's garment.

2. v., Used figuratively: Aahu iho au i ka pono: I have clothed myself with righteousness.

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