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1. vs., Smooth, unwrinkled.

  • Rare

2. n., Smallmeshed net.

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Nā LepiliTags: rare

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kāʻiʻī

/ kā.ʻiʻī / Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

vi., Hard, rigid; stingy, close-fisted, hard-hearted, harsh; to refuse help; to deny a request; to strut pompously; persistent.

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    • ʻOluʻolu ʻole au e noho nei ke kani kāʻiʻī a ke oeoe (chant for Kapiʻolani), I sit here in discomfort, with the persistent, hard blowing of the whistle.
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v., To walk buttoned up tightly; to strut; to be vain.

2. To turn away; to refuse to listen to one's request.

3. To be stingy; to be close-fisted. See HOII.

4. To tie up the throat; to choke.

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s., A kind of net for taking fish.

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n., [Ka, the, and ii, or iii, species of the tree fern.] The tree fern.

Nā LepiliTags: flora

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n., A kind of net for taking fish. Syn: Kaili.

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1. v., To strut; to be vain.

2. v., To deny a request; to turn away from one asking help.

3. v., To be stingy; to be close-fisted.

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