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hinihini Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng / hini.hini /,

1. Reduplication of hini; indistinct, faint, as a voice.

  • References:
    • PCP (f,s)ini(f,s)ini.

2. n., A variety of land shell.

  • Examples:
    • Mehe leo no ka hinihini, ka pā hane i ke ahe mālie (chant), like the voice of a hinihini, blown softly by the gentle breeze.
  • References:

3. n., Cooked greens, as of ʻāheahea, pōpolo, pakai.

Tags: fauna foods

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hinihini Parker, Haw to Eng / hī'-ni-hī'-ni /,

1. n., Speaking in a small, thin voice.

2. n., Whispering.

3. n., A variety of land shells: A i lohe oe i ke kani o ka leo o ka Hinihini, ke Kuamauna, ke Kahuli, aole au i iho aku. Laieik.

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