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kōheoheo

/ kō.heo.heo / Haw to Eng, Pukui-Elbert,

1. vi., To fall, as through the air; to tumble.

  • Examples:
    • ʻŌpū nui kewekewe, pā i ka lani, kōheoheo! (children's song ridiculing a fat stomach), big rounded belly, touch the sky and tumble down.
    • Lele kōheoheo i ka pali o Kapaʻa-heo, tumbling from the cliff of Ka-paʻa-heo [a “goner,” play on heo, gone].

2. nvs., Poisonous.

  • Examples:
    • He ʻapu ʻauhuhu kōheoheo, a poisonous concoction of ʻauhuhu; figuratively, a poisonous-natured person.

3. n., Coattail.

4. n., Stick or buoy that floats a fishhook.

5. Reduplication of kōheo.

6. n., Nose flute (hano is more common).

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