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iʻa Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng,

1. n., Fish or any marine animal, as eel, oyster, crab, whale.

  • Examples:
    • Ka iʻa kīnohinohi pōhaku, the sea creature that adorns rocks [periwinkles and Nerita].
  • References:

2. n., Meat or any flesh food.

3. n., Any food eaten as a relish with the staple (poi, taro, sweet potato, breadfruit), including meat, vegetable, or even salt.

  • Examples:
    • Ka iʻa lauoho loloa o ke kuahiwi, the long-haired relish of the mountain [greens].

4. (Cap.) n., Milky Way.

  • Examples:
    • Ka Iʻa ui o ka lani, the turning Milky Way of the heavens.
    • Ua huli ka Iʻa, the Milky Way has turned [changed position; it is past midnight].

Tags: fauna fish marine foods astronomy

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iʻa Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

kikino, Fish or any marine animal.

  • Source:
    • Existing dictionary word

Tags: fauna food

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iʻa Andrews, Haw to Eng,

s. The galaxy or milky way.

Tags: astronomy

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