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1. num. Tens (usually compounded with numbers from three to nine to indicate 30 to 90).

  • Examples:
    • Kanaiwa, ninety.
    • Nā kana ʻekā (Kep. 159), tens of banana hands.
    • ʻO ka waʻa kana koʻokahi (Nak. 40), ten one-man canoes.
  • References:
    • Gram. 10.3.

2. Idiom that follows perfective verb marker i and poss. o, and is followed by directionals; it is preceded by negatives. Extremely, beyond compare, without limit (in both favorable and pejorative senses).

  • Examples:
    • ʻAʻohe i kana mia ka nui, ever so huge.
    • ʻA ʻole o kana mai kāu hana! What a lot of work you have to do! Theres no limit to your work! What dreadful things you do [in anger].
    • ʻA ʻole a kana mai ka uʻi! How perfectly beautiful!

3. n., Horizontal support in houses for carrying poles (ʻauamo).

4. (Cap.) n., A stroke in lua fighting, for chiefs.

5. (Cap.) A demigod.

6. Variant of pana, to shoot.

  • Rare

7. n., Ton.

  • Eng.

Nā LepiliTags: math grammar lua fighting religion

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kikino, Ton.

  • Source:
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pron., An oblique case of the personal pronoun, third person singular of ia. His; hers; its (seldom used in the neuter.) Ka is a preposition, of. More often it signifies possession, where in English the apostrophic s would be used. See Grammar § 137, 138 and 139.

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pron., A possessive adjective pronoun; it has the same meaning of possession as the above, but is used in connection with some noun expressed or understood. Gram. § 149, 150.

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s., Name of a man who formerly resided at Hilo, said to have been four hundred fathoms high; he stepped over the hill of Haupu on Molokai and slipped down; he also fought with Keolaewanuiakamau. See the story.

Nā LepiliTags: religion

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v., To dislike; to despise; to treat in an angry manner. See konakona.

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v., To see; to appear; to get a sight of; to obtain what one wished; i nana aku i ka hana i ka hale o ke alii, aole i kana mai, o ko'u hilahila no ia mea, I went to see the house of the chief, I did not see it (get sight of), I was ashamed.

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s., The outside of the neck; similar to kaniai.

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adj., Employed only in idiomatic turn of speech; it conveys the sense of surprise or disapproval, as: aole no i kana mai kau hana; your action is a matter of astonishment.

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n., The outside of the neck.

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n., A mythical man who formerly resided at Hilo; said to have been four hundred fathoms high; he stepped over the hill of Haupu on Molokai and slipped down; he also fought with Keolaewanuiakamau.

Nā LepiliTags: religion

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[Ka, prep. having the sense of belonging to, and na, prep, for, used to emphasize the force of ka.] pron., His or hers; belonging to him or to her.

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v., Word used only in phrase forms peculiar to the Hawaiian; it implies intense feeling, pleasurable or unpleasant, and is used only in idiomatic diction, as nana aku oe i ka hale o mea, aole o kana mai, ka nani, behold how beautiful is the house of.

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name of a demigod. Land section, Hamakua, Hawaii.

Nā LepiliTags: geography Hawaiʻi

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