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nvi. To tumble down, collapse; overthrown, defeated; collapse, landslide, falling. E hiolo ana nā kapu kahiko, the ancient taboos collapse. hoʻo.hiolo To overthrow, demolish, raze.

v. Hi, flowing, and olo, to vibrate.

1. To tumble down, as a wall. Ios.6:20. To fall over, as a house.

2. To stumble or fall down, as a horse.

3. To roll away, i. e., pass away in forgetfulness; i ole e hioloia kona inoa.

4. To become useless or void.

5. Hoo. To throw down; to overthrow; to destroy, as a fortification. 2 Nal. 25:10.

6. To make void; to set aside, as a law. Rom. 3:31.

s. A tumbling down; a sliding away; a falling over.

Hiolo (hī-ō'-lo), n.

/ hī-ō'-lo / Parker Haw to Eng,

A tumbling down; a sliding away; a falling over.

Hiolo (hī-ō'-lo), v.

/ hī-ō'-lo / Parker Haw to Eng,

[Hi, flowing, and olo, to vibrate.]

1. To tumble down, as a wall. To fall over, as a house.

2. To fall; to cease to be erect .

3. To be broken up or scattered in falling.

4. To become useless or void in a moral or social sense.

5. To be overthrown or defeated. (A very expressive word, conveying the idea of a fall accompanied by a breaking up or destruction of what falls.)

Hiolo ka pohaku is an old native expression signifying thunder.

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