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Contraction of ka mea i, the one who did.

  • Examples:
    • ʻO ʻoe ka i hele i ka hale, youʻre the one who went to the house.
  • References:
    • Cf. ka #1.
    • Cf. ke, the one who will or should.
    • Gram. 10.2, 11.3.

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1. nvs., Sea, sea water; area near the sea, seaside, lowlands; tide, current in the sea; insipid, brackish, tasteless.

  • Examples:
    • I kai, towards the sea.
    • O kai, of the lowland, of the sea, seaward.
    • Nā kānaka o kai, shore dwellers.
    • Nā kai ʻewalu, the eight seas [a poetic expression for the channels dividing the eight inhabited islands].
    • Kai lalo, lower sea, i.e., western sea, where the sun sets.
    • Ka mokupuni kai lalo, ʻo Kauaʻi, Kauiʻi, the island of the western sea.
    • Kō a kai, people from the shore district.
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2. n., Gravy, sauce, dressing, soup, broth.

3. Interjection, similar to keu. My, how much! How very! How terrific! Kai ka nani! How beautiful! Kai ke kolohe! Oh, how mischievous.

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kai-

pākuʻina kaumuaprefix Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

Prefix to six kinship terms used as terms of reference: kaikaina, kaikoʻeke, kaikuaʻana, kaikunāne, kaikuahine, kaikamahine.

  • References:
    • Gram. 8.1.

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Swollen, bloated.

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Interjection, of displeasure, vexation, annoyance, prolonged to indicate greater force.

  • Examples:
    • Kaīīī! Chā! ʻInoʻino maoli kāna hana! Oh, oh, his work is downright wicked!

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n., A variety of taro, the corms of which are fragrant when cooked and, though tough, yield excellent poi.

  • Examples:
    • Ua ʻai i ke kāī koi o ʻEwa, having eaten of the very choice kāī koi taro of ʻEwa [said of a sweetheart one can't forget].

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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.
  • References:

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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Perhaps a transitivizer. Cf. alakaʻi, Gram. 6.6.4. (PPN -taki.)

kikino Sea; aquatic, marine. Dic., ext. mng. ʻOihana Lawaiʻa Kai Pekelala. National Marine Fisheries Service.

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.

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

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v. To lift up on the hands and carry; to lift up the foot and walk, as an infant in beginning to walk, or as one recovering from sickness; to step amiss, as a child; generally connected with hina; as, kai aku la ke keiki a hina iho la.

2. To lead; to guide; to direct; kai aku i ke kaa. To drive a cart. 2 Sam. 6:3. To direct the ceremonies of the luakini; ke kai ana o ka aha. SYN. with oihana.

3. To lead, direct or bring to am place. kin. 2:19.

4. To lead into or entice, as fish into a net, or any animal into a trap or snare.

5. To bring; to take in hand; to do with; to pull up, as kalo.

6. To shove along; to move; to go a journey; to travel slowly.

7. To bring, i.e., to lead; to transfer, as a people from one place to another. Kanl. 7:1.

8. Hoo. To separate or part asunder, as a cracked part of a canoe; ua kai ka pilio ka waa; or as a door so swelled as not to shut; ua kai na pili o ka pani; to displace; to put away. Heb. 10:9.

9. To take away by robbery; to misspend; to squander. Luk. 15:30. To reject; to disregard. See HOKAI.

s. The sea; sea water; a flood; kai hooee, an overflowing flood. Dan. 9:26. Hence,

2. Brine; gravy of roast meat; broth. Lunk. 6:20.

3. The surf of the sea; kai ula, the red sea; kai piha, the full sea or flood tide; kai make, the dead sea or ebb tide; kai koo, a very high surf, &c. See these compounds.

4. A current in the sea; he kai i Hawaii, a current towards Hawaii.

5. A traveling guard.

s. See verb, No. 4. A net for fish; a snare for birds; a lasso for cattle, &c.

s. The toothache; a pain in the teeth.

adj. Insipid, as food; having no appetite; the state of a person so suffering affliction as to have no desire for food.

adv. A long time; kai ka hana loa ia oe, very long the time you were doing it; e hana loa kai ka loihi, it is long to do, how very long. See KAI, int.

int. How; how much; how great. 2 Sam. 1:19. Kai ka nani! O how glorious! 2 Sam. 6:20. Kai ka hemolele! how excellent! Hal. 8:1. Renowned; wonderful; kai ka luhi, what a weariness. Mat. 1:13.

Kai (ka'i), adj.

/ ka'i / Parker Haw to Eng,

Same as hukakai.

Kai (kai), adv.

/ kai / Parker Haw to Eng,

A long time; kai ka hana loa ia oe, very long the time you were doing it; e hana loa kai ka loihi, it is long to do, how very long. See kai, interj.

Kai (kai), interj.

/ kai / Parker Haw to Eng,

Is that so? Huh? Any word expressing displeasure; annoyance, vexation.

Kai (kai), interj.

/ kai / Parker Haw to Eng,

An exclamation denoting wonder, surprise, astonishment, etc. How; how much; how great: Kai ka nani! O how glorious! Kai ka hemolele! How excellent! Renowned; wonderful; kai ka luhi, what a weariness.

Kai (kă'i), n.

/ kă'i / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. The sea; sea water; a flood: kai hooee. an overflowing flood; the surf of the sea: kai ula, the red sea; kai piha, the full sea or flood tide; kai make, the dead sea or ebb tide; kai koo, a very high surf, etc. (See these compounds).

2. A current in the sea; he kai i Hawaii, a current towards Hawaii.

3. Brine.

4. Gravy of roast meat; broth.

Kai (ka'i), n.

/ ka'i / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. A net for fish; a snare for birds; a noose used as a trap.

2. A decayed tooth.

Kai (ka'i), v.

/ ka'i / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. To try or learn to walk.

2. To lead; to show the way.

3. To direct with authority; to have charge of, as ke kai ana o ka aha.

4. To draw on by the offer of some good, real or apparent.

Kai (kā'-i), v.

/ kā'-i / Parker Haw to Eng,

To pull up and out of the soil. Applied to the taking up of root crops or weeds; to pull up, as taro or potatoes.

Kai (kā'i):

/ kā'i / Parker Haw to Eng,

sea. Land section, Waialua, Oahu.

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