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1. nvi. To stitch, sew, mend, patch; a joining, as of mountains. Cf. pāhonohono. E hono ana i kā lākou mau ʻupena (Mat. 4.21), mending their nets. (PPN fono.)

2. n. Back of the neck, brow of a cliff.

3. vs. Bad smelling (less common than hohono). Cf. mimi hono.

4. n. Rite at the end of kapu loulu rituals during which chiefs sat without shifting positions while a kahuna prayed for as long as an hour. (Ii 44.) (PPN fono.)

v. To stitch; to sew up; to mend, as a garment or a net. Mat. 4:21.

2. To join; to unite together by sewing or stitching.

s. A stitching; a sewing; a joining together; ka hono o na aina o Maui, the uniting of the lands of Maui.

2. The back of the neck.

3. The name of a kapu when every man must hold his hands in a particular posture.

4. The name of a place where the wind meets some obstruction and is reflected back; oia kahi hono e hoi mai ai ka nui o ka makani.

Hono (hō'-no), n.

/ hō'-no / Haw to Eng, Parker,

1. A stitching; a sewing; a joining together: ka hono o na aina o Maui, the uniting of the lands of Maui.

2. The back of the neck.

3. A tabu which requires every man to hold his hands in a particular posture.

4. A place where the wind meets some obstruction and is reflected back: oia kahi hono e hoi mai ai ka nui o ka makani; a cave or bay; a sheltered spot on the sea; a sheltered place.

5. A winding in and out.

Hono (hō'-no), v.

/ hō'-no / Haw to Eng, Parker,

To stitch; to sew up; to mend, as a garment or a net.

2. To join by stitches; to unite by stitching.

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