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hina Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. nvs., To fall, tumble, or topple over from an upright position (cf. hāʻule, to drop); to be “controlled,” as a disease (Kam. 64:102); to fall morally; to throw down; a falling (a loaʻa-type word; see Gram. 4.4).

  • Examples:
    • ʻAʻole naʻe he hina o ke kanaka o Kākuhihewa i nā kaikuaʻana o Kawelo (FS 35), but the older brothers of Kawelo did not throw Kākuhihewa's man.
  • References:
    • PPN singa.

2. n., Italics, probably so called because italics slant.

3. vi., To blow in a straight course, of wind.

  • Examples:
    • Ke hina maila ka makani mai uka mai, the wind is now blowing steadily from the uplands.

4. vs., Gray- or white-haired; gray.

  • Examples:
    • Koʻu oho hina (Kin. 44.29), my gray hairs.
  • References:

5. n., Hin (a Hebrew measure).

  • Source:
    • English.
  • References:
    • Puk. 29.40.

6. (Cap.) n., A goddess.

  • References:
    • PPN Sina.

Tags: color religion

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hina / HI-NA / Andrews Haw to Eng,

v., To lean from an upright position.

2. To fall; to fall down, as a house.

3. To fall morally, as a person from a state of uprightness; to relapse or decline from a state of rectitude.

4. To offend; to be offended. Ioan. 16:1.

5. Hoʻohinna. To slant over; to throw down, as a person. Luk. 4:35.

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hina / HI-NA / Andrews Haw to Eng,

s., A leaning; a falling; a causing to fall; a stumbling.

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hina / HI-NA / Andrews Haw to Eng,

s., Hebrew A hin, a Hebrew measure. Puk. 29:40.

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Hina / HI-NA / Andrews Haw to Eng,

s., Name of a goddess. See Hinahele.

Tags: religion

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hina / HI-NA / Andrews Haw to Eng,

adj., Gray; hoary; applied to the head; oho hina. Kin. 44:29. Gray, as the beard; he ʻumiʻumi hina.

Tags: color

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hina / hī'-na / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. adj., Gray; hoary; applied to the head: oho hina.

2. adj., Gray, as the beard: he ʻumiʻumi hina.

Tags: color

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hina / hī'-na / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. n., A gray color.

2. n., Leaning; falling; stumbling.

3. n., A posture assumed for prayer.

4. n., Female deities, as Hinahele, Hinauluaoa, etc., especially the goddess with whom Wākea consorted after separation from his wife, Papa. Hina became the mother of Molokaʻi, hence the proverbial expression: Molokaʻi nui a Hina.

5. n., Hebrew A hin, a Hebrew measure.

Tags: color religion

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hina / hī'-na / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. v., To lean from an upright position.

2. v., To fall; to fall down, as a house.

3. v., To make a mistake; to err; to fall morally, as a person from a state of uprightness; to relapse or decline from a state of rectitude.

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Hina / hi'-nă / Parker Haw to Eng,

fell down. Land section, Molokaʻi.

Tags: geography Molokaʻi

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Hina Place Names of Hawaiʻi,

Falls at 3,250 feet elevation, Kamalō qd., Molokaʻi, named for the goddess Hina, the mother of Molokaʻi. See Keana-o-Hina.

Tags: Molokaʻi religion

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