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1. n., Gourd, water calabash, any narrow-necked vessel for holding water, flask.

2. nvi., Quick, as in stealing or deception; light-fingered; to steal, filch, move fast; to work the rope fast in skipping rope; theft (rare).

3. nvi., A type of hula dancing, usually at the end of a program, a kind of ʻai ʻami with a revolving of the hips as fast as the drummer can beat time, to see who can dance longest; to dance thus.

4. n., A way of connecting net sections by, interlocking meshes.

Nā LepiliTags: hula

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vt., To remove, lift off, uncover, expose; to unload, as a ship; to open, as an oven; to exhume, push, force, prod; to wash out, as flood waters; to reveal.

  • Examples:
    • Huʻe i ke kaona, reveal the hidden meaning.
    • Ua huʻe ka wai i ke pili, the water flowed out over the pili grass.
    • E huʻe mai ʻoe i ke koaiʻe o Makawao, uproot the koaiʻe tree of Makawao [a boast and challenge of the native of Makawao, Maui].
  • References:

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v. To look slily at a thing; to glance with the eye.

2. To steal; to take secretly what is another's; hue ae la kekahi kanaka i ka apa lole kukaenalo, a certain man stole a piece of unbleached cotton cloth. See AIHUE.

v. See HU and E. To cause to flow out; to unload, as a ship.

s. A thief; one who steals.

v. To dig; to throw out dirt, as in digging a pit.

adj. Thievish; disposed to steal. Kanl. 24:7. Kanaka hue.

s. A gourd; a water calabash; hue ili, a skin bottle.

Skillful at deception; adroit; dexterous; thievish; disposed to steal: Kanaka hue.

1. A gourd; a water calabash; hue ili, a skin bottle.

2. Any narrow-necked vessel for holding liquids. (In the Maori language, general name for all gourds).

3. One skilled in sleight of hand; juggler.

4. Artful deception.

The act of removing.

[Hu, to flow, or over-flow, and e, from.]

1. To cause to flow out; to unload, as a ship.

2. To remove; to throw out of, as in unloading cargo.

1. To look slyly; to act furtively, stealthily, etc.

2. To do as if by stealth or without authority.

3. To be light fingered; to take or convey adroitly: Hue ae la kekahi kanaka i ka apa lole kukaenalo, A certain man filched a piece of unbleached cotton cloth. See aihue (ai to eat, and hue), root from which aihue is derived.

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