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1. nvs. Dirty, foul, fecal (Kam. 64:109); filth, dirt, soil. See ex., kūlepe #1. Kaha ʻeka, foul spot [poor soil]. Ua hoʻoleilei nā wai ona i ka wai ʻeka (Isa. 57.20), whose waters cast up mire. hō.ʻeka To soil, make dirty.

2. (Cap.) n. Name of a wind at Kona, Hawaiʻi. Ka makani kūkulu peʻa nui, he ʻEka, the ʻEka wind, that sets up big sails [good for fishing]. He ʻEka, ka makani hoʻolale waʻa o nā Kona, the ʻEka breeze calls forth the canoes of the Kona districts [good fishing].

3. n. A variety of bananas. (PH 173.)

4. n. Acre. Eng.

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ʻēkā

kikinonoun / ʻē.kā / Haw to Eng, Pukui-Elbert,

n., Hand of bananas.

  • Examples:
    • E painuʻu ʻoe me nā mahalo a pala hinu nā ʻēkā maiʻa (Kel. 138), you brag with praise of bright and ripe banana hands [worthless bragging].

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kikino Agar, a gelatin-like product of certain seaweeds used as a thickening agent. Eng.

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s. Costiveness; filth.

2. Name of a sea breeze at Kona.

s. The upper part of a bunch of bananas; he lila wale no mai ka eka luna a hiki i ka pola.

s. Eng. An acre (of land); a measured quantity. Isa. 5:10.

adj. Dirty; unclean; foul. Isa.57:20.

2. Costive; filthy.

3. Curly, as a Negro’s hair.

1. Of the nature of or containing filth; dirty; foul; filthy.

2. Constipated; costive.

A minor bunch of bananas, hanging like a row of fingers; a hand of bananas.

1. Anything that soils or makes foul; that which is foul or dirty; dirt; filth.

2. Constipation; costiveness.

3. The name of a sea breeze blowing over Kona.

4. [Eng.] A measure of area, usually of land; an acre.

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