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kapuwaʻi

/ kapu.waʻi / Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

Variant spelling of kapuaʻi.

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s. The sole or bottom of the foot. Ios. 1:3.

2. The track of one's foot; a foot-print; a foot-step.

3. A foot in measure (modern use); kupuwai manamana, the paw of an animal. Oihk. 11:27. NOTE.—The Hawaiians have no word for foot in distinction from wawae, leg; but wawae includes often both foot and leg; so lima signifies arm including the hand, but no specific word for hand.

s. See KAPU, place, and WAI, water. A bathing tub.

2. A foot-step. See KAPUAI.

Kapuwai (kă'-pŭ-wa'i), n.

/ kă'-pŭ-wa'i / Parker Haw to Eng,

Tub of water, or literally water tub.

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