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hekau

Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. nvt. Anchor, stone anchor, towline, line for fastening boats; warp; to anchor, make fast, tow; taut, stretched, anchored. Hekau o ka pōloli, the taut intensity of hunger.

2. vi. To come upon, happen, befall, strike. Hekau auaneʻi i ka lae ʻaʻā, you will strike a rocky point [trouble]. He nui nā pōʻino i hekau aku maluna o kekahi poʻe, lots of trouble happens to some people. ʻO ka lanakila kiʻekiʻe i hekau iho, complete victory resulted.

HE-KAU

Andrews Haw to Eng,

v. To tie with a rope.

2. To make fast, as in anchoring a boat or cask, by tying to stones or rocks under water. Laieik. 124. Aole e lilo, ua hekauia.

HE-KAU

Andrews Haw to Eng,

s. A large strong rope for fastening boats, canoes, &c.

HE-KAU

Andrews Haw to Eng,

adj. Epithet of a large strong rope; he kaula hekau; strong; firm.

Hekau (hĕ-ka'u), adj.

/ hĕ-ka'u / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. Taut; not slack; stretched.

2. Strong; firm: he kaula hekau.

Hekau (hĕ'-ka'u), n.

/ hĕ'-ka'u / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. A towline.

2. A large strong rope for fastening boats, canoes, etc.; a warp.

3. The stone used as an anchor for a canoe.

4. An anchor.

Hekau (hĕ'-ka'u), v.

/ hĕ'-ka'u / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. To tow or tie a vessel with a towline.

2. To make fast, as in anchoring a boat or cask, by tying to stones or rocks under water. (See Laieik. p. 124.) Aole e lilo, ua hekauia; to be moored on the water.

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