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kapa Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. n. Tapa, as made from wauke or māmaki bark; formerly clothes of any kind or bedclothes; quilt (various kinds are listed below).

  • Examples:
    • ʻElua kāua i ke kapa hoʻokahi (PH xiii), two of us in a single tapa [marriage].
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2. vt. To call, term, give a name to.

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3. loc.n. Edge, border, brim, boundary; side, as of a road; bank, as of a stream (often not preceded by ke: Gram. 8.6).

  • Examples:
    • Kū ma kapa, to stand on the edge; figuratively, forbidding, unapproachable, unreceptive.
    • Keiki kapa aliʻi (FS 115), child only one of whose parents was a chief.
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4. n. Labia.

5. vi. To rustle, rattle, splash, as rain.

6. n. Cab (a Hebrew measure).

  • Source:
    • Hebrew: qab

Tags: tapa anatomy onomatopoeia

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kapa Māmaka Kaiao Haw to Eng,

kikino, Blanket.

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    • Existing dictionary word

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kapa / KA-PA / Andrews Haw to Eng,

v., To call; to name; to give a name to. Kin. 3:2. To give an appellation.

2. To designate; to stigmatize.

3. To gather up in the hands and squeeze, as awa dregs; e kapa mai oe i kuu wahi awa.

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kapa / KA-PA / Andrews Haw to Eng,

s., A bank; a shore; the side of a river, pond or lake; the side of a kalo patch; the side of a wood or land; the side of a road. SYN. with aoao.

2. A name given to the labium of a female; both labia together are called kapakapa.

Tags: geography anatomy

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kapa / KA-PA / Andrews Haw to Eng,

s., A kind of eel that makes havoc among all kinds of fish. See puhikapa. Hence Kamehameha was called Puhikapa, because victorious over all.

Tags: fauna fish epithets

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kapa / KA-PA / Andrews Haw to Eng,

s., The cloth beaten from the bark of the wauki or paper mulberry, also from the mamaki and other trees; hence,

2. Cloth of any kind; clothes generally; kapa komo, a coat; a dress.

Tags: tapa

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kapa / KA-PA / Andrews Haw to Eng,

adj., A rustling; a rattling, as large drops of rain; he ua kapa nui. See pakapaka.

Tags: onomatopoeia

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kapa / kā'-pa / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. n., The cloth beaten from the bark of the wauki or paper mulberry, also from the mamaki and other trees; tapa.

2. n., Cloth of any kind; clothes generally; kapa komo, a coat; a dress.

3. n., A bank; a shore; the side of a river, pond or lake; the side of a taro patch; the side of a wood or land; the side of a road. Syn: Aoao.

4. n., The labium of a female. Plural: kapakapa.

Tags: tapa geography anatomy

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kapa / kā'-pa / Parker Haw to Eng,

n., Slight blows or taps heard at intervals; intermittent tapping.

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kapa / kā'-pā' / Parker Haw to Eng,

n., A class of eels that play havoc among all kinds of fish. See puhikapa.

Tags: fauna fish

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kapa / kă'-pa / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. v., To designate or point out by title.

2. v., To attach a nickname to.

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kapa / kā'-pā' / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. v., To squeeze or press with the hands, as refuse awa is pressed to extract the liquid.

2. v., To strain with a strainer

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