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kūpono Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng / kū.pono /,

nvs., Upright, perpendicular, honest, decent, proper, appropriate, satisfactory, rightful, reliable, right, just, fair, qualified, suitable, advisable, advantageous, convenient, seemly, fit, natural, applicable, nearby; worth, merit, excellence.

  • Examples:
    • Mahope iho o ke kahuna imu e kūpono ana i ka loʻi, behind the cook house next to the taro patch.
    • Ka mea i ʻike ʻia he kūpono, as is seen fit; as is deemed proper.
    • Ka hope kūpono i kāna hana ʻana, the natural consequences of his acts.
    • Nā mea e kūpono ai nā lunamakaʻāinana, qualifications of representatives.
    • Nā hua ʻō-lelo kūpono i ka mea i oʻo, kūpono nohoʻi i nā keiki, words referring to the middle-aged, also applicable to children.
    • Ua hoʻomāhuahua aku naʻe ka uku o nā kumu kula e like me kō lākou kūpono, the pay of the teachers was increased according to their merit.
    • Kūpono lākou i waho o Hanamāʻulu (FS 67), they were just outside Hanamāʻulu.
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kūpono Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

ʻaʻano, Reasonable.

  • Source:
    • Existing dictionary word, Extended meaning
  • Examples:
    • Kumukūʻai kūpono. Reasonable price.

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kūpono Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

ʻaʻano Perpendicular, in math.

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