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iʻi Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

vs. Bristling, dishevelled (follows hulu, huhulu, huluhulu).

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ʻiʻi Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. vs. Small, stunted, undersized, dwarf. Pua ʻiʻi, tiny fry of fish. Kioea ʻai pua ʻiʻi o Hilia, the kioea bird that eats the tiny spawn of Hilia [of big persons gobbling up little ones].

2. n. Admired deep, rasping sound in chanting; tremor; guttural quality of some sounds, as back vowels or strongly aspirated “h”. Inā e hoʻokoʻikoʻi i ka leo, e loaʻa nō ka ʻiʻi, if the voice is, stressed, the guttural quality is obtained.

3. Same as ʻiʻini. Nānā aku au iāʻoe, noho pono ka ʻiʻi iā loko (song), I looked at you, desire settles deep within.

4. vt. To gather, collect. Ua ʻiʻi kānaka i ka hunahuna mea ʻai, the people collected the scraps of food.

5. Short for hāpuʻu ʻiʻi 1, 2, ferns; ʻamaʻu ʻiʻi, a fern; pala ʻiʻi, a taro.

6. vs. Reddish-brown, as a dog's hair.

7. Same as ʻapapane, a bird.

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ʻiʻī Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. vs. Tight, difficult to extract, as a plug; stiff. E ʻiʻī ana, ēhē, āhā, e mamau ana, ēhē, āhā (chant for Kamehameha IV), fitted tightly, tra-la, remaining firm, tra-la. hō.ʻiʻī To strain and grunt as during real or false pain or exertion; labor pains. Fig., stingy. No ka nui o ka iʻa, hō ʻiʻī nā lawaiʻa i ka huki ʻana i ka ʻupena, because of the great number of fish, the fishermen groaned as they pulled on the net.

2. vi. To frown, scowl. hō.ʻi.ʻī Caus/sim. (often used with maka).

3. vi. To move swiftly. Kauaʻi.

4. vs. Lost, as old knowledge. Rare.

ʻīʻī Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

vs. Sour, rancid, moldy, musty. hō.ʻī.ʻī. Caus/sim. to cause to sour.

2. (Cap.) n. Family name of John Papa ʻĪʻī.

I-I Andrews Haw to Eng,

adj. Sour; mouldy; musty, as food injured by long standing. SYN. with punahelu.

2. Covetous; close; niggardly.

I-I Andrews Haw to Eng,

v. To be mouldy, &c., as food; ua ii loa ka ai.

2. To be lost; forgotten, as something formerly known; ua ii na olelo kahiko, ua nalowale.

I-I Andrews Haw to Eng,

s. Mould; rust; anything indicating age or decay.

I-I Andrews Haw to Eng,

v. To collect; to gather up, as small things; to bring together. See NOII. Ua ko waa, ke ii nei ka aha.

I-I Andrews Haw to Eng,

s. A gathering together; a collecting, as of small things; ka noii; ua hele i ka ii hana; he pii no i ka ii poaaha, they go up to collect mulberry bark.

I-I Andrews Haw to Eng,

s. A rejoicing with an audible voice, like a chant; o ka mea lea i ke olioli, aia a loaa ka ii iloko o ka puu; a singing in the throat, like the gurgling of water running from a calabash; e olaola ana me he huewai la; oia ka ii.

I-I Andrews Haw to Eng,

s. A heavy weight, difficult to lift; he kaumaha, he koikoi ka pupu.

I-I Andrews Haw to Eng,

s. A person hard hearted, cruel and selfish; ka hooii puahi ole a ka ua iuka wale no e haakeke ai.

I-I Andrews Haw to Eng,

s. Name of a bird, partly red, bill hooked. See APANE. He manu liilii ulaula; he apapane kekahi inoa.

2. Name of a species of fish around Molokai; ka pua ii.

3. A kind of fern.

4. Name of the papaia; also written i

I-I Andrews Haw to Eng,

adj. Stinted; unthrifty; choked with weeds; applied to vegetables or animals.

Ii (ī'-ī'), adj. / ī'-ī' / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. Sour; mouldy; musty. Syn: Punahelu.

2. Covetous; close; niggardly.

3. Cruel; selfish.

4. Hard to lift or carry; weighty; heavy.

Ii (i'i), adj. / i'i / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. Stinted; unthrifty.

2. Stiff; tight, as a rope.

3. Close; parsimonious.

ii / i'i / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. n., A gathering together; a collecting, as of small things: Ua ike lakou i ka ii o na kanaka i ka poaaha; they saw the gathering of the mulberry bark by the people.

2. n., A gurgling of the voice from throat, as in chanting: O ka mea lea i ke olioli, aia a loaa ka ii iloko o ka puu.

3. n., Something heavy or difficult to lift; a heavy weight.

4. n., A drepanidine bird (Himatione sanguinea). See apapani.

5. n., A species of fish.

Tags: fauna birds fish

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Ii (ĭ-ī'), n. / ĭ-ī' / Parker Haw to Eng,

Selfishness; cruelty; stinginess.

II 220 IHI

Ii (ī'-ī'), n. / ī'-ī' / Parker Haw to Eng,

Mould; rust; anything indicating rust or decay.

Ii (i'i), v. / i'i / Parker Haw to Eng,

To collect; to gather up; to bring together. Ke it nei ka aha. Syn: Noii.

Ii (ī'-ī'), v. / ī'-ī' / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. To be mouldy or musty. Ua ii ka ai; the food is musty.

2. To be lost; to be forgotten. Ua ii na olelo kahiko.

Ii (i'i'): / i'i' / Parker Haw to Eng,

mouldy. Land section, Koolaupoko, Oahu.

ʻĪʻī Place Names of Hawaiʻi,

State government building housing the Bureau of Conveyances, perhaps named for Papa ʻĪʻī, guardian of Liholiho (RC 220), and uncle of John and Daniel ʻĪʻī.

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