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hole Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. nvt. To skin, peel, file, rasp, make a groove; to strip, as sugar-cane leaves from the stalk; furrow. Cf. papa hole, pohole, puhole, penis. Hole Wai-mea i ka ihe a ka makani (name song for Ka-mehameha I, Elbert and Mahoe 52), Wai-mea strips the spear of the wind [the wind refers to warriors, and the song describes their making of spears]. (PNP sole; cf. Penrhyn sosore, Yasuda 66.)

2. vi. To squirm, twist, turn, fidget; to caress passionately. Cf. pīhole.

hole Pukui-Elbert Eng to Haw,

Puka (usually of a perforation); lua (with a bottom); haka (breach). Also: mākālua, mākālua kele (for planting); pukaihu (as in pearl-shell shank); holo (in canoe edge); hākaokao (for inserting mast in canoe); hiana (underwater depression). Full of holes, pukapuka haka, hoʻohaka, lualua, hālua, nono, panonono.

hole Māmaka Kaiao Eng to Haw,

Sound ~, as on an ʻukulele or guitar. Puka kani.

Hole Andrews Eng to Haw,

puka, he lua.

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