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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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ʻOia, ia, ʻoia nei, ʻoia ala.

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

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.

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

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

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.

oia (pili i ke kane.)

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

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1. n., The pile or mound over a grave.

2. n., 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. n., 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. n., 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).

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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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