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1. Reduplication of hoe #1; paddling back and forth.

  • References:
    • PNP foefoe.

2. Reduplication of hoe #2; a plaintive prolonged sound, as of the nose flute.

3. n., Shoulder blade (used after iwi).

4. See lipi hoehoe.

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s., See hoe. The shoulder-blade, from its resemblance to a canoe paddle; ka iwi ma ke kumu o ka iwi uluna.

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v., See hoe, a paddle. To row a canoe or boat here and there.

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s., A wind instrument among Hawaiians somewhat resembling the flute.

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hoehoe

/ hō'-ĕ-hō'e / Haw to Eng, Parker,

1. n., The shoulder-blade, from its resemblance to a canoe paddle (hoe): ka iwi ma ke kumu o ka iwi uluna.

2. n., A tubular wind instrument among Hawaiians somewhat resembling the flute. Same as hano.

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hoehoe

/ hō'-ĕ-hō'-e / Haw to Eng, Parker,

v., [Freq. of hoe.] To paddle a canoe; to row a boat.

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