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1. nvi., Disappointed, thwarted, baffled; disappointment, frustration (Hal. 9.18).

  • Examples:
    • Ā hoka! Serves you right! Good for you [insulting]!

2. vt., To squeeze, strain, as kava or liquids through fibers.

  • Examples:
    • Hoka ana lākou i ke ahu ʻawa (Ii 150–1), they were straining kava dregs [they were disappointed, a pun on hoka #1].
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Same as hoʻokā.

  • Examples:
    • Ua ʻane hōkā ke anu i ka malama o Kāʻelo (Kep. 89), the cold really strikes during the month of Kāʻelo.
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1. v., To squeeze; to press; to take hold of; to gather up.

2. To search or look after; to examine into.

3. To strike; to attack.

4. To be destitute; to perish; to be destroyed. Hal. 9:18.

5. To fail; to be disappointed. Hal. 22:5. To fail; to forsake. 1 Oihl. 28:20.

6. To be ashamed through a failure. Rom. 9:33. Mai hoka au imua ona, e ole ka ekemu ana o ka waha.

7. Hoohoka. To put to shame. Hal. 44:7. To be disappointed; to be mocked. Mat. 2:16.

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hoka

kikinonoun / HO-KA / Haw to Eng, Andrews,

1. s., A mistake in understanding one's words.

2. A blunder; carelessness in doing a thing.

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hoka

ʻaʻanostative verb / HO-KA / Haw to Eng, Andrews,

1. adj., Destitute; poor.

2. Blundering; careless.

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hoka

ʻaʻanostative verb / hō'-ka / Haw to Eng, Parker,

1. adj., Hopeless.

2. adj., Disappointed; thwarted.

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hoka

kikinonoun / hō'-ka / Haw to Eng, Parker,

1. n., A mistake in understanding one's words.

2. n., A disappointment; frustration; a defeat of hopes.

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1. v., To squeeze; to put through a strainer.

2. v., To be disappointed; to be foiled; to be fooled; to be made to appear foolish.

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