1. nvt., To take a nip and let go, snap; to nibble, as fish; to bite off the bark of sugar cane to heal, as a wound; to scar over; sharp recurring pain, as in head or stomach. Figuratively, to attack, taunt, malign, snap at; slander (Hal. 50.20); backbiter (Roma 1.30).
- ʻŌpū ʻaki, severe stomach-ache.
- ʻAki ka nuku, to press the lips tightly together.
- Pēlā e lilo ai ia i mea i hōʻino ʻia ai, i mea e ʻaki ai (Ezek. 5.15), so it shall be a reproach and a taunt.
- PNP kati.
2. n., Height, tip, top (preceded by ke).
- Kū i ke ʻaki, to stand at the top [to have success].
3. n., Pillow.
4. n., Block on which a canoe is placed on the shore.
5. vs., Filled, as a canoe with waves.
6. Same as ʻakiʻaki #2, a rush.
- KL. line 66.
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