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1. n., Child, person.

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2. nvt., To bind, tie, wrap.

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    • Ua kama ʻia ka pūʻolo, the bundle was tied.
    • Ka make kama o nā kauā (Kep. 145), the bound death of the outcasts [i.e., they were sacrificed on the altar].
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3. n., Cavern, cleft, rock fissure.

4. vi., To urinate.

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1. s., The first husband of a wife; he kane mua o ka wahine, he kaukama.

2. Children generally, i. e., male and female children; the second generation in a family.

3. Specifically, children adopted into the family of another; kama ole, childless.

4. Hookama. Adoption; the act of receiving or being received, as a child into the family of another; ka hookamaia, adoption. Rom. 9:4.

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1. v., To lead or direct.

2. To bind or tie up, as a bundle. See kamakama.

3. Hookama. To adopt, as a child; to take another's child as one's own. This has been a very common practice among Hawaiians of all grades from time immemorial.

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adj., Hookama. The state of being a child by adoption; keiki hookama, an adopted child.

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s., A cavern; a fissure in a rock.

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adj., 1. Pertaining to adoption; made by adoption. The word requires the prefix hoo to give it the adjectival sense. See hookama.

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1. n., Name given by women to former husbands by whom they have borne children.

2. n., Children generally; the second generation in a family.

3. n., Specifically, children adopted into the family of another; kama ole, childless.

4. n., A natural cavern, cleft or fissure in a rock: he keiki na ka pohaku; a native would call it the child of a rock.

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1. v., To bind or tie up, as a bundle: E kama iho oe a paa ke paiai, tie up and secure the bundle of food. See kamakama.

2. v., To enclose in a wrapper or wrappers.

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an offspring. Ditch, Iao valley, Wailuku, Maui.

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Lane, Kapālama, Honolulu, Oʻahu, named for John Kama, Republican politician during the 1900s.

  • Literally, child.
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