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io Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

n. Short rib extending upward from the tip of a paddle, on the forward surface. Also ʻupe. (PPN io.)

Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

Same as the particle iā and replacing i 5 before proper nouns. (Gram. 9.3.2.) Ā hiki i lalo iō Milu (FS 91), going down to Milu. (PCP ioo: cf. Marquesan io.)

ʻio Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. n., Hawaiian hawk (Buteo solitarius 🌐), an endemic and endangered hawk with dark and light color phases, confined to forests on the island of Hawaiʻi, where it is regarded by some as an ʻaumakua. The ʻio signified royalty because of its lofty flight, and hence occurs in such names as ʻIolani, royal hawk.

  • Examples:
    • Kaha ka ʻio i ka mālie, the ʻio hawk poises in the calm [admiration of a handsome person].
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2. nvi., To twitter, chirp, peep; peeping.

  • References:
    • PPN kio.

3. vi., To flee.

  • References:
    • PEP kio; cf. Marquesan ʻiʻo.

4. nvi., A round, light-colored bitter gourd (Lagenaria siceraria 🌐), about 30 cm in diameter.

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5. nvi., Tag; a Hawaiian game similar to tag; to play these games.

6. nvi., Bundle or food package; loaded with such bundles.

7. n., One who announces the presence of a chief; herald.

8. (Cap.) n., Probably the name of a stroke in lua fighting; also a low stroke in club fighting.

  • References:
    • RC 59.

Tags: fauna onomatopoeia food lua fighting

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ʻiʻo Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. n. Flesh, meat, flesh and blood, muscle, sinew, essence, substance. Fig., a relative; heart or gist of a matter. Many compounds and phrases with ʻiʻo are listed below. For the fern hōʻiʻo see hōʻiʻo. ʻAi ʻiʻo, carniverous. Make nō ʻo Pā-mano i ka ʻiʻo ponoʻī, Pāmano died of his own flesh and blood [said of harm done by relatives]. hō.ʻiʻo To become fleshy; to form a corm, fruit, tuber; to grow thick, as a stem. Mai ka pō mai ka ʻoiaʻiʻo, i hōʻiʻo i luna, i hua i luna (hula prayer), truth from out of the night, formed flesh above, formed fruit above. (PPN kiko.)

2. vs. True, genuine, significant, real; really, truly, surely, actually; true worth. Cf. ʻoiaʻiʻo, hanaʻiʻo. ʻAʻohe ʻiʻo hoʻi? Not really? No laila, ʻiʻo akula! Fine! Ka mea ʻiʻo makamae, the truly precious thing. He akua ʻiʻo nō Lono, Lono is a true god. E uhaele ʻiʻo aku kākou, let's do go. Ke aliʻi ke piʻi i ka ʻiʻo, the chief is the one ascending to true significance. hō.ʻiʻo To take things in earnest or seriously.

3. n. Grain of wood. Cf. ʻiʻo lau maiʻa. ʻIʻo lau liʻi, grain with slight curliness. Iʻo nalu, wavy grain. ʻIʻo pū maiʻa, grain straight as a banana stalk.

ʻiʻo Māmaka Kaiao Haw to Eng,

See helu ʻiʻo, helu ʻiʻo ʻole, helu piha, waiwai ʻiʻo, ʻiʻo ʻole.

I-O Andrews Haw to Eng,

s. A species of bird; a hawk.

I-O Andrews Haw to Eng,

s. Name of a game.

I-O Andrews Haw to Eng,

s. Lean flesh; the animal muscle. Anat. 3. A muscle; he io ku e, an antagonistic muscle. Anat. 26.

2. Flesh in general. Puk. 29:14.

3. Flesh, i. e., person. Oihk. 16:4.

4. One's flesh, i. e., kindred; relation. Kin. 29:14. Io maha, the muscle on the side of the head.

I-O Andrews Haw to Eng,

s. Part; portion; reality; truth; verity. Ezek. 12:23.

I-O Andrews Haw to Eng,

s. A forerunner; one who announces the approach of a chief.

I-O Andrews Haw to Eng,

adj. True; real; not imaginary; ua paa ka manao o kanaka he akua io no o Lono, the minds of the people were firm that Lono (Captain Cook) was a real god.

I-O Andrews Haw to Eng,

adv. Truly; really; verily; certainly; oiaio, truth. Io is a strong intensive. Pela io no ka hana ana a lakou; aohe io o ka hewa, the wickedness is great.

I-O Andrews Haw to Eng,

adv. I, prep., and o, there. Yonder; aia no ia io, there he is yonder. See O. Io ia nei, adverbial phrase, hither and thither.

I-O Andrews Haw to Eng,

prep. Nearly SYN. with ia; used before proper names and pronouns. To; towards. Iob. 5:1. But implying motion.

I-O Andrews Haw to Eng,

v. To flee; to hasten away with fear.

I-O Andrews Haw to Eng,

v. To be loaded with bundles; ua alaulau.

Io (i'o), adj. Parker Haw to Eng,

Not imaginary; true; real: Ua paa ka manao o na kanaka he akua io no o Lono; the minds of the people were firm (in the belief that) that Lono (Captain Cook) was a real god.

Io (i'o), adv. Parker Haw to Eng,

Truly; really; verily; certainly: Ua hana io no oia pela; he really did so.

Io (ĭ-ō'), adv. Parker Haw to Eng,

In that place; at a distance; yonder: Aia no ia io; there he is yonder.

Io (ĭ'o), n. Parker Haw to Eng,

A bundle, package or parcel made up for transportation or storing. (Applies only to foodstuffs). He io paakai; a bundle of salt.

2. One who announces the approach of a chief; a forerunner.

3. A large buteonine hawk (Buteo solitarius); a buzzard.

4. A sport in which the object of the players is to keep from being caught or touched by the one who chases them for that purpose, similar to the game of tag.

Io (i'o), n. Parker Haw to Eng,

1. Lean flesh; the animal muscle: He io kue; an antagonistic muscle.

2. Flesh in general.

3. One's person.

4. Kindred; relatives.

5. Reality; truth; verity.

6. The substance of a matter; the main point; the gist.

Io (ĭ-ō'), prep. Parker Haw to Eng,

To; towards: used before proper names and pronouns. See ia.

Io (ĭ'ŏ), v. Parker Haw to Eng,

To hasten away with fear; to flee.

Io (ĭ'o), v. Parker Haw to Eng,

To be loaded down with bundles. See laulau.

ʻIo Place Names of Hawaiʻi,

Street, Ka-pā-lama section, Honolulu, named for the ʻio hawk, a symbol of royalty because it flies to great heights.

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