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auhonua / au.honua / Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

n., Ancient age, era, epoch.

  • Examples:
    • I ke auhonua hānau o Papa i kēia mau moku, in the ancient time Papa gave birth to these islands.
    • I ke auhonua o nā Kaikala, in the age of the Caesars.
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AU-HO-NU-A Andrews Haw to Eng,

s. Au, time, and honua, earth. The time of the earth, i. e., as long as the world has stood, of old time, from the beginning.

Auhonua (ă'u-hŏ-nū'a), n. / ă'u-hŏ-nū'a / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. A considerable period marked off by some important event or special characteristics, as the creation of the earth, or the life period of some eminent person; an age; an era or epoch: I ke auhonua o na Kaisara ua hiki aku i ka nuu ka mana o Roma, in the age of the Caesars the power of Rome had reached its culminating point.

2. The starting point in space, time, action, or being; commencement; origin; beginning. I ke auhonua hanau o Papa i keia mau moku, in the beginning Papa gave birth to these islands. See kinohi.

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