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kanikoʻo

/ kani.koʻo / Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. nvs., Aged person; aged, so old that one walks with a cane [a favorite metaphor]. Literally, sounding cane.

2. (Cap.) n., Rain that accompanies the Koʻolau wind. Literally, cane-tapping.

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s. Epithet of an old man; an old man, so old that he cannot walk without a staff. See KOO, a cane.

Kanikoo (kă'-nĭ-ko'o), n.

/ kă'-nĭ-ko'o / Parker Haw to Eng,

A man, so old that he cannot walk without a staff.

KAN 262 KAN

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