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hilinaʻi

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

nvt., To believe, trust; to lean on, rely on; trust, confidence.

  • Examples:
    • ʻŌlelo hoʻoholo hilinaʻi, vote of confidence.
    • He aha kēia hilinaʻi āu e hilinaʻi nei? (2 Nal. 18.19) What confidence is this wherein you trust?
    • Hilinaʻi Kaʻū, kālele iā Puna; Hilinaʻi Puna, kālele iā Kaʻū (saying), Kaʻū is dependent, supported by Puna; Puna is dependent, supported by Kaʻū [Kaʻū and Puna depend on one another, said also of persons who do so].

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v., Hili and nai, to strive for.

1. To lean upon; to lean against. Lunk. 16:26.

2. To trust in; to have confidence in one's word. 2 Nal. 18:19, 20.

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hilinai

kikinonoun / HI-LI-NAI / Haw to Eng, Andrews,

1. s., Trust; confidence; a leaning against or upon.

2. What is leaned upon, as a table; a bed or place for reclining.

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hilinai

kikinonoun / hī'-li-na'i / Haw to Eng, Parker,

1. n., Trust; confidence.

2. n., A leaning against or upon.

3. n., What is leaned upon, as a table.

4. n., A bed or place for reclining.

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hilinai

/ hī'-li-na'i / Haw to Eng, Parker,

1. v., To lean upon; to lean against.

2. v., To trust in; to have confidence in.

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