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1. nvs., Leeward sides of the Hawaiian Islands; leeward.

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    • PPN Tonga.

2. nvi., A famous leeward wind; to blow, of this wind.

3. n., Name of a star.

4. (Not cap.) n., Ton, tonnage.

  • Eng.

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possessive, His, her, hers, its (o-form; Gram. 8.4, 9.6.)

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    • PNP tona, PEP toʻona.

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vs., Hard, unyielding, unfriendly, contemptuous, brusque, haughty.

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Kona. (See Hawaiian-English entry)

  • Examples:
    • Greetings, Kona, my land in the calm (PH 69), aloha, Kona, kuʻu ʻāina i ka pohu.
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His, her, hers, its.

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s., A name of the south-west wind; also, the south wind.

2. Pleasant or good weather; also, the name of the rain accompanying a south wind; he ua kona, he ua nui loa ia. See names of various species of Konas, as Konahea, Konalani, &c.

3. Name of a division of an island belonging to several islands, as Hawaiʻi, Oʻahu, Kauaʻi and Molokaʻi, mostly on the west or south-west sides of the islands.

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adj., pron., The auiiki or an oblique case of ia, the third person singular of the pronouns. His; hers; its, &c. Gram.§ 139 and 150.

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v., To be strong; to be rigid; to be obdurate; to be unyielding.

2. To pass or rush through, as the air from the lungs; he ea e kona ana a e puka mai iwaho.

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adj., Strong; fierce; angry; blustering, from the fact that Kona winds are so.

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v., To despise; to dislike; to disregard; to contemn.

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Kona (kŏ-nā'), adj.

/ kŏ-nā' / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. Fierce; angry; blustering, violent.

2. Brusque.

1. n., South (opposite of koʻolau, which is north).

2. n., The southwest wind; also the south wind.

3. n., The rain accompanying a south wind: He ua kona, he ua nui loa ia; a kona rain is a very great rain.

4. n., The south or southwest sides of the Hawaiian islands.

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Kona (kō'-na), pron.

/ kō'-na / Parker Haw to Eng,

His, hers, or its.

1. v., To be ugly, to be rigid; to be obdurate; to be unyielding.

2. v., To be violently against; to be strongly opposed to.

3. v., To have contempt for; to despise.

4. v., To disregard.

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leeward. Name applied to the leeward districts in the Hawaiian islands.

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Leeward districts on Hawaiʻi, Kauaʻi, Molokaʻi, Niʻihau, and Oʻahu. Poetic (Hawaiʻi); kai māʻokiʻoki; kai ʻōpua i ka laʻi; kai hā-wanawana, streaked sea; clouds [over the] sea in the calm; whispering sea. (See Appendix 9.) Literally, leeward.

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