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n.

1. Urging, insistence. Cf. hoʻokina. Kō kikina ua laki (chant), your insistence has good luck. hoʻo.kikina Redup. of hoʻokina.

2. Season. Eng.

kikino Substance, as sprayed from an aerosal can. Comb. kīkī + -na. See ehu kīkina, pena kīkina. Kīkina hoʻohinuhinu. Spray wax.

v. Intensive of kina, to urge, drive, &c. To send with speed.

2. To hurry one in doing a thing.

3. To act as if in anger.

4. Hoo. To command with earnestness; to compel or drive one to do a thing; to hasten; to urge on that a thing may be done quickly. Puk. 11:1. Hookikina aku no lakou i na kanaka, they hurried on the men (to work.)

s. A hurrying time or season; kokoke pau ki kikina nui ma Honolulu nei, kawalawala loa na moku i koe iloko o ke awa. Hoo. Hard driving or urging people to do anything; o ka hookikina ana paha ka mea i make ai, the severe driving, perhaps, was the cause of his death.

Kikina (kĭ'-kī'-na), n.

/ kĭ'-kī'-na / Haw to Eng, Parker,

1. A being hurried; a hurrying; an urging.

2. A time of; a season.

Kikina (kĭ'-kī'-na), v.

/ kĭ'-kī'-na / Haw to Eng, Parker,

1. To be in haste.

2. To be urged on to; to be compelled. (For a transitive form of the verb, see hookikina.)

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