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nvt., Thatching; to thatch.

  • Examples:
    • Ako ʻia ko hale, the house is thatched [if during an emergency it was impossible to erect a temple, the priest merely gestured that the house was completed and thatched].
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1. vt., To cut, shear, clip, trim, as hair; to break or pluck, as flowers.

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2. nvs., Itch, throat irritation, venereal disease.

  • Figuratively, lust.

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v. To cut, as with scissors; to cut, clip off; to crop off. Ezek. 17:4.

2. To pluck, as flowers or fruit. Hal. 80:12. To shear, as sheep. Kin. 31:19. To cut off, as hair. Ier. 7:29. Ua ako ia ka lauoho; ua ako ia i ka hulu o ka hipa; ua akoia ka lau o ka nalu i ka makani.

3. To clip off, as the wind the top of the surf.

v. To thatch; to cover a house with thatch; ua akoia ka hale.

s. The art of thatching; ua pau ka hale i ko ako; mea ako hale, a house thatcher; mea ako hipa, a sheep shearer.

s. Name of a disease of females of bad character; he ako na wahine hana hewa; he ako ka mai o na wahine hana hewa.

Ako (ă'-kŏ), n.

/ ă'-kŏ / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. The art of thatching: Ua pau ka hale i ka akoia; mea ako hale, a house thatcher.

2. An infectious venereal disease. In women it is called ako; in men. waiki.

Ako (ă'-kŏ), v.

/ ă'-kŏ / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. To cut, as with scissors; to cut, clip off; to crop off.

2. To pluck, as flowers or fruit; to shear, as sheep; to cut off, as hair: Ua akoia ka lauoho; ua akoia i ka hulu o ka hipa; ua akoia ka lau o ka nalu e ka makani.

3. To thatch; to cover a house with thatch: Ua akoia ka hale.

Channel, point, Kūʻau, Maui. During the early 1900s, an elderly man named Ako lived on Kūʻau Point. Fishermen named the point and a narrow channel through the rocks on the point after him. Also known as Kūʻau to windsurfers.

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