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1. vt. To quench or extinguish, as fire; to put out, as a light; to suppress. Mele kinai ʻona, song to abolish intoxication [i.e., temperance song]. Mai kinai i nā leo o nā hua palapala ma ka heluhelu ʻana, don't lower too much your voice in reading the letters. Kinai i ka hana a ke kiapolō, put a stop to the work of the devil. (PNP tinai.)

2. vi. To continue, persist. Cf. -kina. ʻO Hilo ia lā o ka ua kinai, kinakinai ka ua o Hilo, ka ua mao ʻole o Hilo (chant), that is Hilo of the constant rain, the rains of Hilo go on and on, the rain of Hilo that never clears.

v. To quench; to extinguish, as fire. Oihk. 6:12.

2. To put out a light; ua kinai loa ia ka malamalama.

3. To extinguish, as life; to kill by strangling, striking or piercing, as oo keiki.

4. To make bitter with bitter ingredients.

5. To kill by poisonous medicines.

Kinai (kī'-nă'i), v.

/ kī'-nă'i / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. To quench; to extinguish, as fire.

2. To put out a light: ua kinai loa ia ka malamalama.

3. To extinguish, as life; to kill by strangling, striking or piercing, as: oo keiki.

vanishes.

3. A mourning for the life, or loss of one dead.

4. The

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