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haʻi Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng,

1. nvt., To break or snap, as a stick; broken; fracture, joint, break.

2. vt., To say, tell, mention, state, declare, confess.

3. loc.n., Edge, border (not used with the articles).

  • Examples:
    • Lepo ma haʻi o ke kalo (Kep. 155), dirt on the edge of the taro.

4. vi., Coquettish, flirtatious; to flirt.

  • Examples:
    • Ke holo mai nei ʻo Halaki haʻi ʻē nā pua i ke kula, as Charlotte rides along, the youngsters of the plains had become coy.

5. vi., To sway, bend.

  • Examples:
    • Kāna hele hoʻohaʻi lua ʻana ma ka ʻaluheʻe nohoʻi maʻō a maʻaneʻi, her swaying walk, sagging this way and that.

6. n., House.

  • Rare
  • Source:
    • Kauaʻi.

7. pronoun, Someone else, another person; another place, elsewhere rare. Not used with articles: Gram. 8.2.

  • Examples:
    • No haʻi, for someone else.
    • Aia nō iā haʻi nā ʻāina o mākou (Neh. 5.5), other men have our lands.
    • Hoʻolei ke ʻaʻā apau ma haʻi ā maikaʻi, throw all the stones somewhere else so [the garden] will be fine.

Tags: Kauaʻi rare grammar

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haʻi Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

kikino, Expression, in math.

  • Source:
    • Existing dictionary word, Extended meaning
  • References:

Tags: math

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haʻi Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

Kelepona kāki iā haʻi. Third-party call; to make such a call.

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