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ehuehu / ehu.ehu / Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. nvs., Animation varying from fury and storm to power and majesty; violent, furious, powerful, animated; violence, fury, anger, majesty, animation.

  • Examples:
    • Waiho kāhela i ka laʻi ā ahiahi ehuehu mai, lying stretched out in the calm until at evening full of animation.
    • Ā ka laʻi a ʻEhu lā, ehuehu ʻoe ē ka lani lā (song for Ka-lā-kaua), and the calm of ʻEhu, you, o chief, appeared with majesty.
    • Kū ana ʻo Mauna Loa, kuahiwi ʻalo ehuehu (song), stands Mauna Loa, hill resisting storms.

2. vs., Healthy, vigorous.

3. n., A kind of rock, used for adzes.

  • References:
    • Malo 19.

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ʻehu.ehu Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

Redup. of ʻehu 1–4 (this form was perhaps once ehuehu and is sometimes pronounced thus still). Kuʻu hoa i ka ʻehuehu a ka noe, my companion in the spray of mist. Ke ʻehuehu nei nā ʻale, the billows rise in waves [of flaring temper]. ʻEhuehu kai, noho ka moi, where the sea foams, the moi fish lives. (PPN kefukefu.)

ʻehu.ʻehu Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

Redup. of ʻehu 5. ʻEhuʻehu nā lihilihi, reddened eyelash.

ehuehu Māmaka Kaiao Haw to Eng,

kik/ʻaʻ Animated, violent. Dic. Kiʻiʻoniʻoni ehuehu. Action movie.

E-HU-E-HU Andrews Haw to Eng,

s. A strong wind blowing severely; aka huhumanu ehuehu ka makani, inoino lepolepo ka moana; hakukai ka ale o ka moana i ka ehuehu o ka makani.

2. Darkness arising from dust, fog or vapor.

E-HU-E-HU Andrews Haw to Eng,

adv. Angrily; furiously; in a raging manner, as the wind. See EHU. Ku ehuehu, huhu, inaina.

Ehuehu (ĕ'-hŭ-ĕ'-hŭ), adj. Parker Haw to Eng,

Full of fury; violent; furious.

Ehuehu (ĕ-hŭ-ĕ'-hŭ), adv. Parker Haw to Eng,

With fury; violently; fiercely; furiously: ku ehuehu.

ehuehu / ĕ'-hŭ-e'-hŭ / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. n., The state of being furious; violence; furiousness: Ka ehuehu o ka makani, the furiousness of the wind.

2. n., Total or partial absence of light; obscurity; gloom; darkness.

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