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1. vs., Scattered, dispersed, routed, gone, tousled; fine, crumbling; every which way, as hair in the wind.

  • Examples:
    • ʻAi ā lawa, inu ā kena, puehu ʻoe, eat until satisfied, drink until replete, all gone!
    • Ua puehu ka hulu o ka manu, the feathers of the bird have scattered [said of one who has left in a hurry].
    • No Hanamāʻulu ka ipu puehu, an empty calabash at Hanamāʻulu [no hospitality at Hanamāʻulu, probably a play on māʻulu, tired].
  • References:
    • PCP puefu, puuefu.

2. vi., Peeling, as sunburn.

3. nvi., Remainder, remnant; to remain.

  • Examples:
    • ʻElua ā puehu, two and a little over.
    • Ā ʻo ka puehu ka mea i puehu aku a nā pale a ua uhi lā, ā ka hapalua a ka pale puehu, e kau nō ia ma ke kua o ka halelewa (Puk. 26.12), and the remnant that remained of the curtains of the tent, the half of the remaining curtain, it shall hang at the back of the tabernacle.

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1. v., To blow away; to scatter; to disperse. PASS. To be scattered, as dust or light substances by the wind. Hal. 1:4.

2. To be routed and scattered, as an army. Oihk. 26:36.

3. To be scattered or separated from each other, as a fleet of canoes in a storm.

4. Hoopuehu. To scatter or drive out, as a people. Nah. 33:5.

5. To remain; to be over and above. Puk. 26:12.

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1. s., A dispersion; a scattering; a flurry of wind when it strikes suddenly anything and puts in motion whatever cannot resist it, as small dust or bits of paper before the shake of a fan.

2. The remainder; the remnant of a thing; what is over and above. Puk. 26:12.

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1. n., A dispersion; a scattering; a flurry of wind when it strikes suddenly anything and puts in motion whatever cannot resist it, as small dust or bits of paper before the shake of a fan.

2. n., The remainder; the remnant of a thing; what is over and above.

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1. v., To blow-away: to scatter; to disperse.

2. v., To bo scattered, as dust or light substances by the wind.

2. v., To be routed, as an army.

3. v., To be scattered or separated, as a fleet of canoes in a storm.

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a scattering. Point. Hamakualoa. Maui.

Nā LepiliTags: geography Maui

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  • Ridge, Waimea district, Kauaʻi.
  • Fishpond site, Waiʻanae, Oʻahu, where the hero Kawelo struck an image that refused to sanction his sailing to Kauaʻi to fight. (Sterling and Summers 2:52.)

Literally, scattered.

Nā LepiliTags: Kauaʻi Oʻahu

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