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kauwahi Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng / kau.wahi /,

paucal article and n., Some, a little, a few; something; some place.

  • Examples:
    • (Gram. 10.1.) Naʻu hoʻi kauwahi iʻa, let me have a little fish.
    • Naʻu hoʻi kauwahi o ka iʻa, let me have a part of the fish.
    • Hiki akula au ma ke kauwahi, a moe ihola i loko o kekahi ana, I went to a certain place and slept inside a cave.
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KAU-WA-HI Andrews, Haw to Eng,

art. Some; something; some place; any one place or thing. See KAU, place.

KAU-WA-HI Andrews, Haw to Eng,

s. Some; some part; a part of a thing. Isa. 44:16. A parcel indefinitely large. Kin. 33:19. Kauwahi o ke koko, some of the blood. NOTE.—Kauwahi as a substantive rarely takes the article, expect when it refers to place. Mat. 25:8. It was always the idea of a partitive.

Kauwahi (kău'-wă'-hi), adj. Parker, Haw to Eng / kău'-wă'-hi /,

Some; something; some place; any one place or thing. (It also has a pronominal force.) See kau, place.

Kauwahi (kău'-wā'-hi), n. Parker, Haw to Eng / kău'-wā'-hi /,

Some; some part; a part of a thing. A parcel indefinitely large; kauwahi o ke koko, some of the blood. (Kauwahi as a substantive rarely takes the article, except when it refers to place. It has always the idea of a partitive.)

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