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huna Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng,

1. nvs., Minute particle, grain, crumb, gram, speck, tiny bit, scrap, minutia; small, little, powdery.

2. nvs., Hidden secret; hidden.

  • Examples:
    • Wahi huna, hidden place, sexual part.
    • Lua huna, secret cave.
    • Mea huna, secret.
    • Kahi huna (Oihk. 18.7), nakedness.
  • References:

3. (Cap.) n., Eleventh night of the month.

  • References:
    • Malo 35.

4. n., Common, fine, red seaweeds (Hypnea 🌐 spp.), irregularly and more or less densely branching, thorny looking; eaten cooked, furnishes a good colloid when boiled.

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huna Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

kikino, Ceiling.

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huna Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

kikino, Bit, i.e. a computer unit of information.

  • Existing dictionary word, Extended meaning
  • Examples:
    • ʻEwalu huna o ka ʻai. There are eight bits to a byte.
  • References:

Tags: computers

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huna Andrews, Haw to Eng / HU-NA /,

v., To hide; to conceal; to keep from the sight or knowledge of another. Kin. 26:15.

2. To keep back truth in speaking. 1 Sam. 3:17.

3. To hide, as a trap or snare.

4. To hide; to conceal; with maka, to hide the face, i. e., to turn from. Kanl. 32:20.

5. To conceal, i. e., to disguise one's self. 2 Oihl. 18:29.

6. To protect; to defend. Hal. 64:2.

7. Hoohuna. To conceal, as knowledge or wisdom. Iob. 17:4.

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huna Andrews, Haw to Eng / HU-NA /,

v., To be small; to be little; to be reduced fine, as powder.

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huna Andrews, Haw to Eng / HU-NA /,

s., That which is concealed; kahi huna, the private members of the body. Oihk. 18:6, 7. Wahi huna, same. Puk. 20:23.

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huna Andrews, Haw to Eng / HU-NA /,

s., A small part of anything. Luk. 16:17. A particle of dust; a crumb of food or other substance. 2 Oihl. 1:9. See huna, to be little. See other words below with their qualities.

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huna Andrews, Haw to Eng / HU-NA /,

s., A name of a day of the month; i ka po i o Huna. Laieik. 112.

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huna Parker, Haw to Eng / hū'-na /,

adj., Small; little; powdery.

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huna Parker, Haw to Eng / hū'-na /,

[Huna, to be little.]

1. n., A minute part of; a small particle; grain. Huna one, grain of sand.

2. n., A small part of anything. A particle of dust; a crumb of food or other substance.

3. n., [Huna, to hide.] That which is concealed; the private parts; genitals; kahi huna.

4. n., A day of the month; i ka po i o Huna (Laieik. p. 112.); tenth day or night after Hilo or the new moon; the eleventh day of the month in the ancient Hawaiian lunar calendar.

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huna Parker, Haw to Eng / hū'-nā' /,

1. v., To hide; to conceal; to keep from the sight or knowledge of.

2. v., To keep back truth in speaking; to equivocate, as in using ambiguous language with a view to mislead; to prevaricate.

3. v., To disguise one's self; to feign; to pretend.

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Huna Place Names of Hawaiʻi,

Tidal freshwater spring, Hīlea, Kaʻū, Hawaiʻi. Literally, small.

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