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1. nvs., Taboo, prohibition; special privilege or exemption from ordinary taboo; sacredness; prohibited, forbidden; sacred, holy, consecrated; no trespassing, keep out.

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2. n., Tub.

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3. n., Cap.

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Kāʻei kapu. Domain, as on the Internet.

s., A general name of the system of religion that existed formerly on the Hawaiian Island, and which was grounded upon numerous restrictions or prohibitions, keeping the common people in obedience to the chiefs and priests; but many of the kapus extended to the cheifs themselves. The word signifies,

1. Prohibited; forbidden.

2. Sacred; devoted to certain purposes. Nah. 6:7.

3. A consecration; a separation. (See Hawaiian Histroy and D. Malo on Kapus.) Eha na po kapu ma ka malama hookahi, there were four tabu nights (days) in a month: 1st, kapuku, 2d, kapuhua, 3d, kapukaloa, 4th, kapukane.

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1. v., To set apart; to prohibit from use; to make sacread or holy.

2. v., Hookapu. To devote to a special purpose. Puk. 23:3. To consecrate; to set apart as sacread. Ios. 20:7, 8. Hookapu ae la o Wakea i Kekahi ia, Wakea tabued certained fish.

3. v., To put on airs of distance or separation from others, airs of self-importance. See hooihihi.

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1. adj., Prohibited; forbidden; hence.

2. adj., Sacred; consecrated; holy; devoted.

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s., A place of fire; a stove; a gun lock. See kapuahi.

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1. adj., Prohibited; forbidden; hence,

2. adj., Sacred; consecrated; holy; devoted.

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1. n., The system of religion that existed formerly in Hawaii. It was based upon numerous restrictions or prohibitions, keeping the common people in obedience to the chiefs and priests; but many of the tabus extended to the chiefs themselves: Eha na po kapu ma ka malama hookahi, there were four tabu nights (days) in a month: First, Kapuku; second, Kapuhua; third, Kapukaloa; fourth, Kapukane.

2. n., A restriction; a restraint; a consecration; a separation.

3. n., Any restrictive or prohibitory order.

4. n., Mod. A tub.

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1. v., To be set apart for some particular person or special purpose.

2. v., To be prohibited.

3. v., To be made sacred or devoted to sacred usage. (For the transitive form see hookapu.)

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restricted. Land section, Oahu.

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taboo, sacred, forbidden

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