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nvi., Seedling; thrifty young plant; sucker, shoot from a parent stalk; to multiply and thrive, as a plant or people. Figuratively, progeny.

  • Examples:
    • Kāu mau kawowo hope loa (FS 147), your most distant progeny.
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kikino, Sprout.

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v. To increase or grow rapidly, as vines; to spread over, as vines or other running vegetation that grows thriftily and covers the ground.

2. To increase rapidly, as a people or race; applied to the peopling of Hawaii from the first man.

O kauouo i lani a paakani lea, Puapua, huahua mai la ka la manuia.

v. To grow thriftily, as vines which branch out and run luxuriantly every way.

2. To grow; to increase; to spread out. Ier. 23:3.

3. To increase, as a prosperous people, Ier. 29:6.

4. To make a rustling noise; to rattle. See KAWEWE above.

5. To roar; to rage; to sound heavily.

s. A plant growing thriftily. Mel. Sol. 4:13.

2. Plants; running vines, &c.; a sucker; a scion.

3. A continued rustling or rushing noise; the noise of a waterfall.

Kawowo (kă'-wŏ'-wŏ), n.

/ kă'-wŏ'-wŏ / Haw to Eng, Parker,

1. A thrifty growth; a healthful increase.

2. The first growth of vigorous seedling plants; plants growing thriftily.

Kawowo (kă'-wŏ'-wŏ), v.

/ kă'-wŏ'-wŏ / Haw to Eng, Parker,

1. To be of vigorous growth; to grow luxuriantly.

2. To grow; to increase; to spread out.

3. To increase, as a prosperous people.

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