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nvt., War, battle; army, war party; to make war, fight.

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n., Outcast, pariah, slave, untouchable, menial; a caste which lived apart and was drawn on for human sacrifices (these traditional meanings carried great opprobrium). Later it was used in the Bible and in formal correspondence to translate servant.

  • Examples:
    • Kauā ʻai noa, kauā who eats without observation of eating taboos.
    • Kauā kuapaʻa, hard-backed outcast.
    • Kauā make loa ʻoe! You are an outcast to be killed! I'll kill you.
    • Kauā a ke Akua, servant of God.
    • ʻO wau kāu kauā, I am, your servant [signature to a letter].
  • References:

Nā LepiliTags: religion chiefs

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1. vt., To detain, gently request to remain.

  • Examples:
    • Ua kāua mai ʻoia iaʻu e noho iho ā liʻuliʻu me ia, he politely asked me to stay a short time with him.

2. pronoun, We, us (dual, inclusive).

  • Examples:
    • Mai kāua! Come to me.
    • Honi kāua, kiss me.
    • Iā kāua, us.
    • Aloha kāua! Warm greetings [one person to another, as at the beginning of a letter]! PPN kitaua, PNP kitaaua, PEP taaua.
  • References:
    • Gram. 8.2.

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1. v., To war; to fight, as two armies.

2. To make war upon or against. Kin. 14:2.

3. To fight for. Puk. 14:14.

4. Hookaua. To cause to fight.

5. To serve as the conquered serve the conqueror; hence, with a stronger pronunciation,Kauwa, a servant.

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kaua

kikinonoun / KAU-A / Haw to Eng, Andrews,

s., A war; a battle; an army drawn up for battle.2 Nal. 28:5. Poe kaua, a host; an army. Puk. 14:24.

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1. v., To hesitate about doing a thing after an engagement; to be in doubt about fulfilling a promise; to beg off; hoohala.

2. To invite to stay. See kaohi. Aole o maua mea nana e kaua mai, a liuliu ko maua noho kuewa ana, there is no reason why we two should stay and lengthen out the time of our sojourning.

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kāua

papanipronoun / KA-UA / Haw to Eng, Andrews,

pronoun, dual, We two; you and I. Gram.§ 124,3.

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kaua

kikinonoun / kă'u-a / Haw to Eng, Parker,

n., A war; a battle; an army drawn up for battle: Poe kaua, a host, an army.

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kāua

papanipronoun / kā'-ŭ'a / Haw to Eng, Parker,

pronoun, We two; you and I.

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1. v., To war; to fight, as two armies.

2. v., To make war upon or against.

3. v., To fight for; to battle.

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1. v., To invite to stay: Aole o maua mea nana e kaua mai, a liuliu ko maua noho kuewa ana, there is no reason why we two should stay and lengthen out the time of our sojourning. See kaohi.

2. v., To detain; to urge to stay.

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Kaua

iʻoaproper noun WahiLocation, Place Names of Hawaiʻi,

Ancient surfing area, Waimea, southwest Kauaʻi.

  • Literally, war.
  • References:
    • Finney and and Houston 30.

Nā LepiliTags: Kauaʻi

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