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kīʻapu

/ kī.ʻapu / Haw to Eng, Pukui-Elbert,

nvt., Ti leaf folded into a cup and used for dipping water; the two hands rounded to form a cup for drinking water; to cup the hand; to catch with cupped hands, as tiny fish; ladle.

  • Examples:
    • Ua ʻike aku au i ka wai, me ka iʻa kīʻapu i ka lima (chant for Ka-piʻo-lani), I saw the water, and the fish caught in cupped hands.
  • References:

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ti leaf folded to form a drinking cup. Land section, Hilo, Hawaiʻi.

Nā LepiliTags: geography Hawaiʻi

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Kīʻapu

/ Kī-ʻapu / WahiLocation, Place Names of Hawaiʻi,

Land area, Kalapana qd., Hawaiʻi. Literally, ti-leaf drinking cup.

Nā LepiliTags: Hawaiʻi

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