Wehewehe Wikiwiki Hawaiian language dictionaries

1. nvt., To lead, direct, lift up and carry; to walk or step in a row or procession, or as a child learning to walk; to come dancing out before an audience; the chant during which dancers appear and leave; to train, as for racing (Malo 219).

  • Examples:
    • Kaʻi ʻāuna, to move in a flock, herd, company.
    • Kaʻi … i ke kaʻa (2 Sam. 6.3), to drive … a cart.
    • Hou mai ua ihe āu, a kaʻi aʻe i ka pola o ka malo (FS 87), thrust your spear, directing towards the flap of the loincloth.
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2. vt., To pull, as weeds.

3. Fish net or seine; snare or noose for birds.

  • References:
    • And.

4. n., Snood of a fishhook.

5. n., A decayed tooth that requires extraction.

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kikino/hamani, Coach; to train (someone), as for sports.

  • Source:
    • Existing dictionary word, Extended meaning
  • Examples:
    • Kaʻi hana keaka. Drama coach.
    • Kaʻi haʻuki. Sports trainer.
    • Kaʻi puʻukani. Vocal coach.
    • Kaʻi ʻālapa. Coach for sports or physical education.

Nā LepiliTags: sports

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kikino, Onset of a syllable, in linguistics. Literally, lead.

Nā LepiliTags: linguistics

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