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homa

Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. vs. Disappointed. Kū mawaho o ka pā o Homa, standing outside Holmes's yard [said of one who is disappointed, a play on the name Holmes].

2. vs. Thin, flabby; hollow, as cheeks. Rare.

3. vt. To hold a canoe to its course in a rough sea. Rare.

4. n. Beat of paddle on canoe side, as in rhythmic paddling while fish are driven into a net. Rare.

HO-MA

Andrews Haw to Eng,

v. To be poor; to be thin in flesh; to make one's self poor.

2. To be disappointed; to be baffled in one's efforts to do a thing.

HO-MA

Andrews Haw to Eng,

adj. Thin in flesh; poor; hollow; applied to the cheeks.

2. Disappointed; baffled.

Homa (hō'-ma), adj.

/ hō'-ma / Parker Haw to Eng,

Thin in flesh; poor; hollow; applied to the cheeks, not well rounded or filled out.

Homa (hō'-ma), v.

/ hō'-ma / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. To be lacking in muscle; to be thin in flesh; to lose plumpness of feature.

2. To be of vacant countenance; to be empty of thought.

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