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break Pukui-Elbert, Eng to Haw,

There is no general term; the main usages follow.

1. As a stick or bones broken in two. Haʻi, hahaʻi, uhaʻi, haki, hahaki, hakihaki, uhaki; manunu; break easily, haʻi wale.

2. As a flat surface split or broken into pieces. Wāhi; wāwahi (for various uses, see Hawaiian-English entry and entries that follow it); wāhia, ʻulupā.

3. As a string that is severed. Moku, momoku, mokumoku, .

4. As a dish. Nahā.

5. General. Hoʻopilikia (damage); break open or burst, pohā, moku; break open, as a nut, kīkē, kīpō, kīmō; break or pluck, as flowers, ʻako, ʻakoʻako; break, as waves, poʻi, popoʻi, haki; break apart, as taro from stalk, kōhi; break, as lumps, ; break, as taboo, ʻaʻe, ʻaʻe kū, hehi, mauʻaʻe, hōʻaʻe, hehikū; break, as law, wāwahi, pale, haʻihaʻi; break, as a horse, hoʻolakalaka.

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break Māmaka Kaiao, Eng to Haw,

To break apart, in math, i.e. breaking a number into addends or factors; also to break or change, as a twenty-dollar bill. Wāwahi.

Tags: math economics

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break Māmaka Kaiao, Eng to Haw,

To break or stop, as an electric circuit. ʻOki.

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break Māmaka Kaiao, Eng to Haw,

Page break, as in a computer program. Hoʻokaʻawale ʻaoʻao.

Tags: computers

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break Māmaka Kaiao, Eng to Haw,

Fast break, in basketball; also to make a fast break. Ulele kikī.

Tags: sports basketball

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Break Andrews, Eng to Haw,

as a law, hai; as glass, &c., naha; as a rope, moku, &c.

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