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Reduplication of hou #3.

  • Figuratively, to make cutting or cruel remarks.
  • Examples:
    • Ka makani houhou ʻili (song), the wind that makes the skin tingle.
  • References:
    • PEP foufou.

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v. To be blunt; to be obtuse; to be dull, as an instrument.

2. To be persevering; to continue doing a thing.

3. To thrust through; to drill; to bore; to pierce. 1 Tim. 6:10.

Houhou (hō'u-hō'u), v.

/ hō'u-hō'u / Haw to Eng, Parker,

[Freq. of hou, to pierce.]

1. To thrust or piece frequently; to bore through, as in drilling.

2. To be persevering; to continue doing a thing.

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