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1. nvi. Outside corner (cf. kūʻono), edge, tip, extremity; apex of an angle; sharp point of a leaf; to turn aside.

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2. n. A variety of sweet potato. Descriptive terms are lau manamana, lau nui, and lau poepoe.

3. n. Canoes guarding the sides of mālolo and iheihe fish nets.

4. vt. To plug or patch a calabash or canoe. Rare.

5. n. Kauaʻi name for ʻamakihi, a bird.

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kikino Corner, particularly an outside corner.

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s. The outside corner or projection of a thing. Kin. 47:21. The apex of an angle.

2. The edge of a garment.

3. The border or outstde of a land or country. Oihk. 19:9.

4. The extremity of a thing; ke kihi o ka pepeiao, the tip of the ear. Oihk. 8:23. Ke kihi o ka aahu, the border of a garment. Nah. 15:38. The corner, as of a board; the sharp point of a leaf.

5. The commencement of evening, when darkness begins; as, ke kihi o ka po. See KAU 6.

s. The name of a variety of sweet potatoes, the ancient potato of Hawaii; uala paa.

Kihi (kī'-hi), n.

/ kī'-hi / Haw to Eng, Parker,

1. The outside corner or projection of a thing; the apex of an angle.

2. The edge of a garment.

3. The border of a land or country.

4. The extremity of a thing: ke kihi o ka pepeiao, the tip of the ear; ke kihi o ka aahu, the border of. a garment.

5. The corner, as of a board; the sharp point of a leaf.

6. The commencement of evening, when darkness begins, as: ke kihi o ka po. Syn: Kau.

7. Nickname applied to a cross-eyed person.

Kihi (kī'-hī'), n.

/ kī'-hī' / Haw to Eng, Parker,

A variety of sweet potatoes (uala paa), the ancient potato of Hawaii. It is yellow and is used in the preparation of certain medicines.

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