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1. Same as hāpapa #1, hāpapa #2, hāpapa #3.

2. vi., Voracious in appetite, destructive.

  • Examples:
    • Niuhi kāpapa o ka moana, shark of the deep sea, voracious in appetite [an epithet for Kamehameha I].

3. nvi., Rhythmic tapping of canoe side with a paddle to drive fish into a net; to do so.

  • Examples:
    • Kāpapa ulua, to drive ulua thus; figuratively, to obtain a human victim or sacrifice him (FS 143); priest who makes the sacrifice.

4. vi., To do in unison, as of crowing cocks; all together.

  • Examples:
    • Ā hiki i ka wanaʻao, kāpapa ana nā moa, when morning arrived, the cocks crossed together.

5. n., A variety of sweet potato (no data).

  • References:
    • For. 5:664–5.

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v. To sprawl about, as one having fallen down in the dark feels about; hina wale i ke ala kapapa.

Kapapa (kā'-pă'-pa), v.

/ kā'-pă'-pa / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. To scramble about, as a person having fallen down in the dark feels about him; hina wale i ke ala kapapa.

2. To feel one's way.

3. To search by feeling.

Pali, Kamalō qd., Molokaʻi. Literally, unity.

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