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hoʻonui

/ hoʻo.nui / Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

vt., To enlarge.

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hamani, Multiplication; to multiply.

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v. See NUI, to be great. To cause to enlarge; to grow big; to increase.

2. FIG. To boast; to brag. See HAANUI.

Hoonui (ho'o-nū'-i), v.

Parker Haw to Eng,

[Hoo and nui, great.]

1. To make great; to enlarge; to increase.

2. To multiply; to add to.

3. To boast; to brag; to enlarge beyond the truth.

4. To dilate; to distend.

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