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nvt., To carry a burden on the shoulders, to lift weights; a burden.

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1. nvi. Wink, sparkle; to wink, sparkle, glimmer, twinkle. (PPN kamo.)

2. n. Contraction of the anal muscles, anal opening, vagina. Cf. pī ka ʻamo under pī 2. 'Amo hulu, rectum, vagina.

See iwi kuʻe ʻamo. Mākala ʻamo. Sphincter, i.e. an annular muscle surrounding and able to contract or close a bodily opening or channel. Puka ʻamo. Anus, i.e. the posterior opening of the alimentary canal. Also puka kahiko.

v. To wink, as the eye. 1 Kor. 15:52.

2. To twinkle, as a star; ke amo mai la ka hoku; often doubled, as amoamo; applied to the winking of any animal. See IMO.

v. To bear or carry a burden on the shoulder. Puk. 27:7. To bear or bring along a weight; to carry.

2. FIG. TO perform difficult offices of any kind. Puk. 18:22. SYN. with lawe. Oihl. 15:2.

3. Hoo. To put upon the shoulders of one. NOTE.—To carry on the back is haawe; to carry under the arm is hii.

s. A burden carried on the shoulders.

Amo (ă'-mǒ), n.

/ ă'-mǒ / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. A burden carried on the shoulders.

2. An athletic exercise exhibiting muscular strength in lifting.

3. A momentary drawing of the eyelids near together; a wink.

4. A sparkle or glimmer; a twinkle.

5. A momentary contraction of the anal muscles; hence,

4. The anus; also, the vagina.

Amo (ă'-mŏ), v.

/ ă'-mŏ / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. To bear or carry a burden on the shoulder; to bear a weight; to carry.

2. To carry re-sponsibility, to be burdened with care.

3. To wink, as the eye.

4. To twinkle, as a star: Ke amo mai la ka hoku. Syn: Imo, amoamo.

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