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1. nvs., Left, left side.

  • Examples:
    • Nānā i ka hema, left, dress. Ma ka hema, huli, left, face. (Military commands.)
  • References:
    • PPN sema.

2. nvs., South, southern.

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kikino, South.

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adj., Left; applied to two opposite things; as, lima hema, the left hand, in distinction from lima akau, the right hand; welau hema (in geography), the south pole; opposed to welau akau, the north pole; kanaka lima hema, a left-handed man. Lunk. 3:15. NOTE.—In marking the cardinal points of the compass, a Hawaiian will place himself back to the east and his face to the west; hence, his right indicates the north and his left the south.

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adj., Left; applied to two opposite things; as, lima hema, the left hand, in distinction from lima akau, the right hand; welau hema (in geography), the south pole, opposed to welau akau, the north pole. Kanaka lima hema, a left-handed man. (In marking the cardinal points of the compass, an Hawaiian faces the west; hence, his right hand indicates the north and his left the south.)

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adj., Loose; separating.

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Place, ʻĀina-Haina, Honolulu, Oʻahu.

  • Literally, south, left.

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