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1. n.v., The encrusted white matter in the eyes, as from sleeping or sore eyes, “sand” in the eyes; to get such matter in the eyes; an abusive epithet applied to one who was unwashed, said to refer to genitals.

  • Examples:
    • Maka piapia, eyes with white matter, said insultingly of one who does not see what he ought to see (For. 5:219).
  • References:
    • PPN piapia.

2. n., A variety of taro.

3. n., A variety of sweet potato.

  • References:
    • HP 142.

Nā LepiliTags: health epithets insults flora kalo ʻuala

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1. s., The thick white liquid matter from sore eyes.

2. Sore eyes generally.

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1. adj., Disordered, as the eye; changed from its natural appearance by disease or anger; e wiki iho oe, o hoi e mai kahi maka piapia huhu mai.

2. Dirty; watery, as the eyes.

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piapia

/ pī'-a-pī'-a / Haw to Eng, Parker,

adj., Dirty; watery, as diseased eyes.

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piapia

/ pī'-ă-pī'-a / Haw to Eng, Parker,

1. n., The thick white viscid matter from sore eyes.

2. n., Sore eyes generally, when used with maka.

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sore eye. Land section, Hana, Maui.

Nā LepiliTags: geography Maui

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No nā lepiliRegarding tags: Pili piha a pili hapa paha kēia mau lepe i nā hua o luna aʻe nei.Tags may apply to all or only some of the tagged entries.

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