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kupu Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. nvi. Sprout, growth; offspring; upstart, as one rising suddenly and conspicuously to high position; to sprout, grow, germinate, increase; to occur. Kupu wale, to occur by chance or spontaneously; whimsical. Ke kupu, ka ʻeu, ke kolohe, the upstart, the rascal, the mischief-maker. Na wai ke kupu ʻo ʻoe? Whose sprout are you? hoʻo.kupu To cause growth, sprouting; to sprout. (PPN tupu.)

2. n. Spirit, supernatural being. (For. 4:161.)

kū.pū Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

vs. Thick, as gravy, or moisture-laden lomi fish; to jell. hoʻo.kū.pū Caus/sim.; to thicken.

KU-PU Andrews Haw to Eng,

v. To sprout; to spring up; to grow, as vegetation; to shoot out buds; to open out, as leaves or blossoms.

2. To grow large; to increase.

3. FIG. To grow up or increase, as evil. Kanl. 29:17.

4. Hoo. To pay, as a tax; to collect taxes; hookaumahaia na makaainana e hookupu i kela mea waiwai i keia mea waiwai, the common people were burdened by being taxed on all sorts of property.

KU-PU Andrews Haw to Eng,

s. A vegetable; a thing sprouted up.

2. A tax. Hoo. A tax; a tribute to a ruler. Ezr. 6:8.

3. One whose ancestors were born where he himself was and vice versa.

4. One who is mischievous or lawless. Laieik. 104. He kupu oe, hookahi no mea i kolohe i ka’u. See EU.

KU-PU Andrews Haw to Eng,

adj. Thick, as paste.

2. Hoo. Hookupu hapaumi, a little tax. Kanl. 26:12.

Kupu (kū'-pū'), adj. / kū'-pū' / Parker Haw to Eng,

Thick, as paste.

Kupu (kū'-pu), n. / kū'-pu / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. A vegetable growth; a sprout.

2. Offspring; offshoots from a single source.

Kupu (kū'-pu), v. / kū'-pu / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. To sprout; to spring up; to grow, as vegetation; to shoot out buds; to open out, as leaves or blossoms.

2. To grow large: to increase.

3. Fig. To grow up or increase as good or evil.

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