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hilihili

/ hili.hili / Haw to Eng, Pukui-Elbert,

1. Reduplication of hili #1, hili #2, hili #3.

2. Reduplication of hili #4; dark red or brown (less dark than hili #4).

  • Examples:
    • Hilihili honu, turtle coloring figuratively, wealthy.

Nā LepiliTags: color

Papa helu loliWehewehe Wikiwiki update log

v. See HILI, coloring barks. To color or dye red, or any dark color.

adj. Red or brown in color; shaded; dark.

Hilihili (hī'-li-hī'-li), adj.

/ hī'-li-hī'-li / Haw to Eng, Parker,

Red or brown in color; shaded; dark.

Hilihili (hī'-li-hī'-li), v.

/ hī'-li-hī'-li / Haw to Eng, Parker,

[Freq. of hili to smite.] To smite frequently; to strike repeatedly.

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