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he Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng,

indefinite article. A, an; to be a, have (with a possessive).

  • Examples:
    • He kanaka maikaʻi ia, he is a good person.
    • He kaʻa koʻu, I have a car.
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Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng,

1. n. Grave.

  • Examples:
    • Ka ʻeho no ka hē o Rāhela (Kin. 35.20), the pillar for Rachel's grave.

2. n. General name for caterpillar.

3. vt. To scrape, rub, polish.

4. nvi. Swish, as of a whip; murmuring sound of wind or running water; to swish, sough.

  • Examples:
    • Ka hē o ka makani, the swish of the wind.

5. n. Upper part of a crab's leg.

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6. n. Poi from the center or core of taro, formerly reserved for chiefs, as it had not come into contact with dirt (Kep. 165).

7. n. Edges of the mouth of the square uhu (parrot fish) net.

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8. n. Dividing line between lands.

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9. n. Hollow container in which canoe paint was mixed.

10. n. The letter “h.”

  • Source:
    • English

11. n. Hay.

  • Source:
    • English

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-hē Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng,

hoʻohē Same as hōhē, cowardly.

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he Pukui-Elbert, Eng to Haw,

ʻOia, ia, ʻoia nei, ʻoia ala.

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HE Andrews, Haw to Eng,

art. The indefinite article, answering somewhat to English a or an. For its various uses, see Gram.§ 66, 111, Rule 6th, Syntax, &c.

HE Andrews, Haw to Eng,

s. A grave; a place where one person is buried. Kin. 35:20. A sepulchre; he lua kupapau.

2. A dividing line or boundary between lands.

HE Andrews, Haw to Eng,

s. Name of the little worm that eats the leaves of the cocoanut and the palm-leaf pandanus.

HE Andrews, Haw to Eng,

s. Name of a weapon used in war; hawane, he laau hanaia i he kaua.

HE Andrews, Haw to Eng,

v. To roar, as a strong wind, such as roars down the ravines; he leo o ka makani kauaula ka'u i he iho nei, ke nee nei i na kahawai.

He Andrews, Eng to Haw,

oia (pili i ke kane.)

He (he). Parker, Haw to Eng / he /,

The indefinite article A. Prefixed to a noun it signifies one.

He (he), n. Parker, Haw to Eng / he /,

1. The pile or mound overa grave.

2. The larva that eats the leaves of the coconut and the palm-leaf pandanus. Also called kakani, a small insect which lives on the outside of leaves and fruit.

3. A weapon used in war; he laau i hanaia i he kaua. (Called he from the hissing sound created when wielded in fighting.) See Laaupalau.

4. Noise caused by rushing wind or water: He, he o ka makani Kauaula kau i lohe iho nei; I've heard the swish of the Kauaula (a wind peculiar to the ravines of west Maui).

He (he), v. Parker, Haw to Eng / he /,

1. To utter a continuous swishing or murmuring sound, as running water, or soughing of the wind through the tree tops.

2. To scrape; to rub over the surface with something that removes roughness, or polishes.

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