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kāpaʻi / kā.paʻi / Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. vt., To slap, pound, as the skin by a masseur; to shatter, as wood (Maui).

2. n., Any kind of remedy for external use, especially a ball or pad of medicinal herbs for rubbing on the skin; poultice.

Tags: Maui medicine

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kāpaʻi / KA-PAI / Andrews Haw to Eng,

v., To pound gently with the fist, as on one's flesh to promote circulation. See PAI.

2. To anoint the body with ointment. See kakele.

3. To break up wood for fuel. See kaka.

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kāpaʻi / KA-PAI / Andrews Haw to Eng,

adj., He pōpō kāpaʻi, a ball for lomiing or rubbing the sick.

Tags: medicine

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kāpaʻi / kā'-pa'i / Parker Haw to Eng,

n., Any kind of remedy prepared for external use: he pōpō kāpaʻi, a ball for rubbing (lomi).

Tags: medicine

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kāpaʻi / kā'-pa'i / Parker Haw to Eng,

[Kā and paʻi, a blow with a flat surface.]

1. v., To pound gently with the fist as on one's flesh to promote circulation.

2. v., To anoint the body with ointment.

3. v., To break in pieces; to separate into parts by force.

4. v., To break up wood for fuel.

Tags: medicine

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