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1. vi., To whistle softly; to blow softly, draw in the breath, as of one eating hot food.

2. nvi., Gibberish; to jabber.

  • Examples:
    • Namu hiohio, English talk.
  • References:

3. n., Lure for trolling, said to be named for its whistling sound tripping over the water.

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v. To draw the breath into the mouth, as one eating a hot potato; hence,

2. To eat in a hurry.

s. Name of a species of fish-hook.

adj. Bright red; ula hiohio.

Hiohio (hi'o-hi'o), adj.

/ hi'o-hi'o / Haw to Eng, Parker,

Ruddy; bright red: ula hiohio.

Hiohio (hī'-o-hī'-o), n.

/ hī'-o-hī'-o / Haw to Eng, Parker,

A device used by deep sea fishermen. It consists of a flat shell called "pa" attached to a cord, and is used as a trailer behind a canoe.

Hiohio (hī'-ŏ-hī'-o), v.

/ hī'-ŏ-hī'-o / Haw to Eng, Parker,

1. To draw the breath into the mouth, as one eating hot food; hence,

2. To eat in a hurry.

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