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nvs. Child of a chief; a petted child. Fig., finicky, fussy. hoʻo.kama.lani To make a favorite of a person, to treat with indulgence, to pamper, spoil, or lavish with favors; to put on finicky airs and mannerisms.

s. Kama, child, and lani, chief. The child of a chief, i. e., a favorite or petted child. SYN. with punahele.

v. To treat one as a favorite. Hoo. The same; also, to favor; to gratify; e hoopunahele, e hoohiwahiwa.

Kamalani (kă'-mă-lā'-ni), n.

/ kă'-mă-lā'-ni / Parker Haw to Eng,

[Kama, child, and lani, chief.] The child of a chief, a favorite or petted child. See punahele.

Kamalani (kă'-mă-lā'-ni), v.

/ kă'-mă-lā'-ni / Parker Haw to Eng,

To be treated as a favorite. (Hookamalani is the transitive form.)

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