1. num. Tens (usually compounded with numbers from three to nine to indicate 30 to 90).
- Kanaiwa, ninety.
- Nā kana ʻekā (Kep. 159), tens of banana hands.
- ʻO ka waʻa kana koʻokahi (Nak. 40), ten one-man canoes.
- Gram. 10.3.
2. Idiom that follows perfective verb marker i and poss. o, and is followed by directionals; it is preceded by negatives. Extremely, beyond compare, without limit (in both favorable and pejorative senses).
- ʻAʻohe i kana mia ka nui, ever so huge.
- ʻA ʻole o kana mai kāu hana! What a lot of work you have to do! Theres no limit to your work! What dreadful things you do [in anger].
- ʻA ʻole a kana mai ka uʻi! How perfectly beautiful!
3. n., Horizontal support in houses for carrying poles (ʻauamo).
4. (Cap.) n., A stroke in lua fighting, for chiefs.
5. (Cap.) A demigod.
- HM 464–77.
- See Kapuaʻi-o-Kana.
6. Variant of pana, to shoot.
7. n., Ton.
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