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nvs. Oil, grease, ointment; oily, greasy; smooth and polished, lustrous, slick. Cf. maka hinu. Puaʻa hinu, a greasy pig [human sacrifice]. (PPN sinu; cf. Fijian.)

kikino Lipid. Dic., ext. mng. Lātoma hinu. Lipid molecule.

v. To anoint; to besmear, as with oil or grease.

2. To be smooth; shining.

3. To slip; to slide easily.

4. To anoint. See KAHINU.

s. Ointment; substance for besmearing; momona, mea poni, &c.

adj. Smooth; greasy; polished; dazzling with brightness; anointed.

Hinu (hī'-nu), adj.

/ hī'-nu / Haw to Eng, Parker,

Smooth; greasy; polished; dazzling.

Hinu (hī'-nu), n.

/ hī'-nu / Haw to Eng, Parker,

Natural grease; oily or fatty substance; ointment: substance for besmearing; mo-mona, mea poni.

Hinu (hī'-nu), v.

/ hī'-nu / Haw to Eng, Parker,

1. To be oily.

2. To have a lustrous and smooth surface.

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