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Same as the particle and replacing i #5 before proper nouns.

  • Examples:
    • Ā hiki i lalo iō Milu (FS 91), going down to Milu.
  • References:
    • Gram. 9.3.2.
    • PCP ioo: cf. Marquesan io.

Nā LepiliTags: grammar

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1. n., Hawaiian hawk (Buteo solitarius 🌐), an endemic and endangered hawk with dark and light color phases, confined to forests on the island of Hawaiʻi, where it is regarded by some as an ʻaumakua. The ʻio signified royalty because of its lofty flight, and hence occurs in such names as ʻIolani, royal hawk.

  • Examples:
    • Kaha ka ʻio i ka mālie, the ʻio hawk poises in the calm [admiration of a handsome person].
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2. nvi., To twitter, chirp, peep; peeping.

  • References:
    • PPN kio.

3. vi., To flee.

  • References:
    • PEP kio; cf. Marquesan ʻiʻo.

4. nvi., A round, light-colored bitter gourd (Lagenaria siceraria 🌐), about 30 cm in diameter.

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5. nvi., Tag; a Hawaiian game similar to tag; to play these games.

6. nvi., Bundle or food package; loaded with such bundles.

7. n., One who announces the presence of a chief; herald.

8. (Cap.) n., Probably the name of a stroke in lua fighting; also a low stroke in club fighting.

  • References:
    • RC 59.

Nā LepiliTags: fauna birds onomatopoeia food lua fighting

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1. n., Flesh, meat, flesh and blood, muscle, sinew, essence, substance.

  • Figuratively, a relative; heart or gist of a matter.
  • Examples:
    • Make nō ʻo Pāmano i ka ʻiʻo ponoʻī, Pāmano died of his own flesh and blood [said of harm done by relatives].
  • References:
    • PPN kiko.

2. vs., True, genuine, significant, real; really, truly, surely, actually; true worth.

  • Examples:
    • ʻAʻohe ʻiʻo hoʻi? Not really?
    • No laila, ʻiʻo akula! Fine!
    • Ka mea ʻiʻo makamae, the truly precious thing.
    • He akua ʻiʻo nō Lono, Lono is a true god.
    • E uhaele ʻiʻo aku kākou, let's do go.
    • Ke aliʻi ke piʻi i ka ʻiʻo, the chief is the one ascending to true significance.
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3. n., Grain of wood.

  • Examples:
    • ʻIʻo lau liʻi, grain with slight curliness.
    • ʻIʻo nalu, wavy grain.
    • ʻIʻo pū maiʻa, grain straight as a banana stalk.
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Nā LepiliTags: anatomy

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n., Short rib extending upward from the tip of a paddle, on the forward surface.

  • References:
    • PPN io.

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adv., I, prep., and o, there. Yonder; aia no ia io, there he is yonder. See o. Io ia nei, adverbial phrase, hither and thither.

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v., To be loaded with bundles; ua alaulau.

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v., To flee; to hasten away with fear.

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prep., Nearly synonymous with ia; used before proper names and pronouns. To; towards. Iob. 5:1. But implying motion.

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adv., Truly; really; verily; certainly; oiaio, truth. Io is a strong intensive. Pela io no ka hana ana a lakou; aohe io o ka hewa, the wickedness is great.

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adj., True; real; not imaginary; ua paa ka manao o kanaka he akua io no o Lono, the minds of the people were firm that Lono (Captain Cook) was a real god.

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s., A forerunner; one who announces the approach of a chief.

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s., Part; portion; reality; truth; verity. Ezek. 12:23.

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1. s., Lean flesh; the animal muscle. Anat. 3. A muscle; he io ku e, an antagonistic muscle. Anat. 26.

2. Flesh in general. Puk. 29:14.

3. Flesh, i. e., person. Oihk. 16:4.

4. One’s flesh, i. e., kindred; relation. Kin. 29:14. Io maha, the muscle on the side of the head.

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s., Name of a game.

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s., A species of bird; a hawk.

Nā LepiliTags: fauna birds

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adj., Not imaginary; true; real: Ua paa ka manao o na kanaka he akua io no o Lono; the minds of the people were firm (in the belief that) that Lono (Captain Cook) was a real god.

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adv., Truly; really; verily; certainly: Ua hana io no oia pela; he really did so.

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adv., In that place; at a distance; yonder: Aia no ia io; there he is yonder.

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1. A bundle, package or parcel made up for transportation or storing. (Applies only to foodstuffs). He io paakai; a bundle of salt.

2. n., One who announces the approach of a chief; a forerunner.

3. n., A large buteonine hawk (Buteo solitarius); a buzzard.

4. n., A sport in which the object of the players is to keep from being caught or touched by the one who chases them for that purpose, similar to the game of tag.

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1. n., Lean flesh; the animal muscle: He io kue; an antagonistic muscle.

2. n., Flesh in general.

3. n., One’s person.

4. n., Kindred; relatives.

5. n., Reality; truth; verity.

6. n., The substance of a matter; the main point; the gist.

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prep., To; towards: used before proper names and pronouns. See ia.

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v., To hasten away with fear; to flee.

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v., To be loaded down with bundles. See laulau.

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Street, Kapālama section, Honolulu, Oʻahu, named for the ʻio hawk, a symbol of royalty because it flies to great heights.

Nā LepiliTags: Oʻahu

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