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kake Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. n.v. Chants with mixed or garbled words, for and by chiefs, with inserted syllables and some secret words (as: nohouwō o luhunā, nohouwō o lahalō, for: noʻu ʻo luna, noʻu ʻo lalo, mine are the chiefs, mine are the commoners); to use this language; play language used for amusement and intrigue; code. Hula kake, hula danced to a garbled chant. hoʻo.kake To speak kake; to speak unclearly. Cf. holokake, hōkake. (PCP tate; cf. Marquesan tate, stammer.)

2. vt. To slip back and forth; to mix, shuffle. hoʻo.kake Caus/sim.; to disturb.

3. n. A native variety of sweet potato; the name may be qualified by the term ʻeleʻele.

4. n. Cartridge. Eng.

5. n. Jack (instrument). Eng.

kake Māmaka Kaiao Haw to Eng,

hamani, To shift, as on a computer or typewriter keyboard.

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    • Existing dictionary word, Extended meaning

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KA-KE Andrews Haw to Eng,

s. A kind of artificial language; it is used both in speaking and writing; it is designed as a secret kind of communicating thoughts, and understood only by the initiated. In writing it is made by transposing the letters of words and by giving words new meanings; it is used mostly, if not always, for vile lascivious purposes.

KA-KE Andrews Haw to Eng,

s. A species of potato. See KAKAKE.

Kake (kā'-ke), n. Parker Haw to Eng,

1. Potatoes unfit for poi. Syn: Kakake.

2. Code language spoken and written, used generally only by Hawaiian royalty.

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