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.