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1. nvs., Entangled, interwoven, involved, perplexed, hampered, rank, snarled, obscure and difficult to understand (Kep. 167); snarl, entanglement, kink, thicket, difficulty, problem, trouble.

  • Examples:
    • Ka hihia paʻa o ka nahele, the dense thicket of the forest.
    • Nui nā kumu hihia ma nā maka, lima, wāwae, kino (ma ka hula), there are many sources of difficulties [immoralities] from the eyes, hands, feet, body (in the hula).

2. n., Lawsuit or case before the court, trial.

Papa helu loliWehewehe Wikiwiki update log

kikino, Problem or difficulty, as in the plot of a story.

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1. v., That is, hihiia, pass. of hihi. To be perplexed; entangled, either physically or morally.

2. To be in a state of difficulty or perplexity.

3. To be lost by going astray; to turn this way and that for relief.

4. To be offended.

5. Hoohihia. To entangle; to be the cause of trouble. Puk. 10:7.

6. To be entangled; to be led astray; to be the cause of evil to one.

7. To entrap one in his speech; to be offended.

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1. s., A difficulty; a thing perplexed; a cause of trouble.

2. A thicket of forest; ka hihia paa o ka nahele. Laieik. 94.

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adj., Difficult; perplexing; troublesome.

Papa helu loliWehewehe Wikiwiki update log

adj., Difficult; perplexing; troublesome; entangled; involved.

Papa helu loliWehewehe Wikiwiki update log

1. n., A difficulty; a cause of trouble.

2. n., A thicket: ka hihia paa o ka nahele. Laieik. p. 94.

3. n., A knot of threads bunched confusedly.

4. n., A suit or action at law; a case in court.

Papa helu loliWehewehe Wikiwiki update log

1. v., To be perplexed or entangled, either physically or morally.

2. v., To be in a state of difficulty or perplexity.

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