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Same as hahai, to follow.

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haʻihaʻi

/ haʻi.haʻi / Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. Reduplication of haʻi #1; brittle; limbering exercises, as for the hula; massage in chiropractic; quavering; breaking, rising and falling of the voice; a style of singing with a breaking voice; to break, as a law.

  • Kauka haʻihaʻi iwi, chiropractor.
  • E haʻihaʻi i ke kanaka (For. 4:35), to break the bones of people [in fighting].
  • E haʻihaʻi iho ʻoe i kāna ʻauamo (Kin. 27.40), you break his yoke.
  • hoʻohaʻihaʻi Caus/sim.; to break, as waves.
    • Ma ka leo kauō, hoʻānuʻunuʻu, ā ho ʻohaʻihaʻi, with loud voice, vibrating, rising and falling.

2. Reduplication of haʻi #2; to speak quietly back and forth; to murmur (Kel. 70).

  • Examples:
    • Kuʻu hoa haʻihaʻi leo, my friend [with whom I] talk flirtatiously.

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v. To follow; to pursue; to chase. See HAHAI.

2. To run a race.

v. See HAI, to break. To break; to break in pieces; to break, as a yoke. Kin. 27:40. To break off, as the branch of a tree. Rom. 11:17. To crush, as a flower. Laieik. 142.

2. To break, as a law or command. Nah. 15:31.

3. Hoo. To tease; to vex; to make one cross; to provoke.

4. To go through the process of separating the flesh from the bones of a dead person; to dissect; ua haihai o Kamehameha, alaila hoi mai o Liholiho mai Kawaihae mai.

adj. See HAIHAI, to break. Brittle; easily broken.

s. A state of brittleness; liability to break. Anat. 2.

s. See HAI, to break. A breach, or breaking of a law.

adj. Proud; vaunting; lascivious.

v. To show one's self haughty, strutting, lascivious.

2. To feign one's self out of his senses in order to escape death from one upon whom he has practiced sorcery.

v. See HAI, to speak. To consult or talk together, as two or more persons on business.

Haihai (ha'i-ha'i), adj.

/ ha'i-ha'i / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. Brittle; easily broken.

2. Proud; vain.

Haihai (ha'i-ha'i), n.

/ ha'i-ha'i / Parker Haw to Eng,

[Freq. of hai.]

1. A broken place.

2. A breach or breaking of a law.

3. A state of brittleness; liability to break.

Haihai (ha'i-ha'i), v.

/ ha'i-ha'i / Parker Haw to Eng,

[Hai, to break.]

1. To break; to break in pieces. To break off, as the branch of a tree. To crush, as a flower (Laieik, p. 142); to break up.

2. To break, as a law or command.

3. To separate the flesh from the bones of a dead person; ua haihai o Kamehameha, alaila hoi mai o Liholiho mai Kawaihae mai.

4. To dissect.

5. To speak in a haughty manner; to strut; to be proud. Syn: Hoohaihai.

6. To carry one's self in such a manner as to attract the attention of one of the opposite sex. Syn: Hoohai.

7. To consult or chat together. (When haihai has this meaning it must be followed by olele to complete the sense, as: haihai-olele, to consult or talk together.)

Haihai (hă'i-hă'i), v.

/ hă'i-hă'i / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. To follow earnestly or swiftly.

2. To run a race.

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