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1. vt., To pull or tug, as on a rope; to draw, stretch, reach; to support, as a political party.

  • Examples:
    • Huki i luna, to pull up, hoist.
    • O huki mamuli o kona ʻaoʻao, lest preference be shown to his side.
    • Huki i ka lani, ka lae o Kalāʻau (chant by Hiʻiaka), reaching to the sky is point Kalāʻau.
  • References:
    • PPN futi.

2. nvi., A fit of any kind, convulsion, stroke, spasm, epileptic fit; twitching, cramp, as in the leg; to have a fit or cramp.

3. nvi., A hula step: one foot steps to the side, the other foot is pulled toward it so that the heels almost touch, and then is taken to the opposite side.

4. vs., Soft, tender, as cooked meat that pulls apart when picked up.

5. vs., Twisted, drawn at the mouth, as a result of illness.

Nā LepiliTags: hula health

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1. v., To draw; to pull; to draw, as with a rope. Ioan. 4:7.

2. To raise; to lift up, as a person by the hand.

3. To put up upon, as one substance on another.

4. To brace or prop up.

5. To cook soft; to soften, as vegetables cooked, or meat undergoing decomposition. See kahuki.

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adj., Soft; tender: Hoomoa a huki, cook until soft.

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1. v., To draw; to pull; to draw, as with a rope or attempt to draw.

2. v., To deviate from a direct course.

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