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1. nvs. Quick, active, nimble, prompt, alert, spry, sprightly, watchful, fast and efficient in work; speed, alertness. He aha kāu ʻo ka miki ʻana aku nei i laila? Why were you so prompt in going there?

2. vi. To suck in, dip in; to shrink, as clothes or as salt beef in boiling; to spring together, as sides of a steel trap; to draw in, as an octopus; to contract; to recede, as an undertow; to shrivel, as a leaf; to take up with the fingers, as poi; evaporated, as water by boiling. See nalu miki. Miki poi, dab of poi, as on the finger. Miki pololei, fresh poi, said to be so called because it wasn't tasty and one was content with a dab or two. (PPN miti.)

hamani, To take up with the fingers, as poi.

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hamani, To give an electric shock.

  • Source:
    • Mānaleo.
  • Examples:
    • Ke ʻoe hoʻō i kou manamana lima i loko o ka puka ʻōpuʻu, e miki ʻia ana ʻoe. If you stick your finger in the light socket, you will get shocked.
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1. v., To eat poi or other food by putting the fingers into it. Mar. 14:20.

2. To pinch; to snatch; to eat in a hurry.

3. To urge on; to act promptly and energetically; to be quick in doing a thing; to hasten on a work to completion.

4. To lick; to sup up. 1 Nal. 18:38.

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adj., Energetic; active; ready to act; diligent. Sol. 22:29.

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1. s., Readiness; promptness in doing a thing.

2. One ready to ask for anything he sees.

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adj., Energetic; active; ready to act; diligent.

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1. n., Readiness; promptness in doing a thing.

2. n., One ready to ask for anything he sees.

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1. v., To take so much food as will adhere to a finger, or as can be taken between the thumb and forefinger.

2. v., To lick; to sup up.

3. v., To be active, willling and efficient in service; to work speedily and easily as one interested in the doing.

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Fishing site, point, Kalaeloa, Oʻahu. Rocky point near the east boundary of Campbell Industrial Park. Named after a Japanese fisherman from ʻEwa Plantation.

Nā LepiliTags: Oʻahu

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