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1. vi. To swim, travel by sea.

  • Examples:
    • ʻAuikekailoa (personal name), travel in the distant seas.
    • Ua ʻau ʻia nā kai loa, the distant seas were traveled.
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2. vi. To jut out into the sea, as a land point; to project.

  • Examples:
    • Aloha Makapuʻu, ʻau i ke kai, greetings to Makapuʻu (Point), reaching out into the sea.

3. n. Handle, staff, stem, stalk, shaft; bone of lower arm or leg.

  • Examples:
    • ʻAu loa, long bones in arm or leg; long-limbed, long-shanked.
    • ʻAu kīpāpali (For. 6:61), shaft-like cliff slope.
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4. n. Group (followed by a qualifier, as moku, waʻa.)

Nā LepiliTags: anatomy

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kikino, Handle, as of a bureau drawer, faucet, frying pan, toilet, etc. (preceded by ke); neck, as of an ʻukulele, guitar, etc.

  • Source:
    • Existing dictionary word
    • Niʻihau
  • References:
    • Cf. kākai, pōheo.
    • See ʻau hoʻokuʻu wai o ka lua, ʻau kī wai, ʻau paikikala, ʻau pā palai, ʻau ʻume.
    • See also ʻukulele.

Nā LepiliTags: instrument Niʻihau

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