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kākākau / kā.kā.kau / Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. Reduplication of kākau; to reprint, to rewrite.

  • Examples:
    • E kākākau ana kamaliʻi i ke kumu, the children are writing to the teacher. Kākākau ka ʻāina i ka pali, the scars are engraved on the cliff.

2. n., A cuplike dish, usually of stone, used to hold tapa-printing or tattooing dye.

Tags: tapa

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kaka.kau Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

Redup. of kakau, to place.

KA-KA-KAU Andrews Haw to Eng,

v. To write, as a law. 2 Oihl. 31:3.

Kakakau (kā'-kă-ka'u), n. / kā'-kă-ka'u / Parker Haw to Eng,

[Ka, a cup, and kakau, to print.] A cuplike dish, usually of stone, used to hold the ink or dye with which the natives marked tapa or tattooed the skin.

Kakakau (kā'-kă-ka'u), v. / kā'-kă-ka'u / Parker Haw to Eng,

To reprint; to renew the characters of.

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