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n., Stone anchor, anchor.

  • Examples:
    • Huki i ka heleuma, to weigh anchor.
  • References:
    • Heb. 6.19.

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s., Hele, to move, and uma, to grasp.

1. The stone anciently used as an anchor to hold a canoe.

2. In modern times, an anchor of a vessel; aole i kuu ka heleuma o ka moku, the anchor of the ship was not let down. FIG. Heb. 6:19.

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heleuma

/ hē'-le-ū'-ma / Haw to Eng, Parker,

1. n., The stone anciently used as an anchor to hold a canoe. See hekau.

2. n., An anchor of a vessel: aole i kuu ka heleuma o ka moku, the anchor of the ship was not let down.

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