kaukau / kau.kau /
1. nvt., Chant of lamentation, as addressing the dead directly; to advise, admonish, especially in a kindly or affectionate manner; to weigh in the mind, deliberate, reason with (Hal. 13.2), appeal to.
- He kaukau aloha naʻu iāʻoe, a loving heart-to-heart talk with you.
- Cf. kau #3.
- PNP tautau.
2. Reduplication of kau #1.
3. n., Heap of stones used as a temporary altar.
- Cf. ahu.
4. nvt., Bird snare; to set or fix a bird snare.
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