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1. vi., To cheep, chirp.

  • References:
    • PCP tio.

2. nvi., Projection, protuberance, bubo; to protrude.

  • Examples:
    • ʻAʻohe kio pōhaku nalo i ke alo pali, on the face of a cliff, not one jutting rock is hidden from sight [no use being secretive].

3. Same as kaunaʻoa #2, a mollusk.

  • References:
    • PPN tio.

4. interjection, Word used in reply to a question one does not care to answer, somewhat like rude English “What's it to you?”

  • Examples:
    • E hele ana ʻolua i hea? Kio. Where are you two going? Kio.

5. n., Cords made of hibiscus bark used as drawstrings of a large net.

6. n., Mock warfare, training in warfare by combat (And.); according to Malo 66 kaua kio is mock warfare with blunted spears. (Kawelo's warriors greet him as he returns from fishing by hurling spears at him for him to dodge or parry: FS 52.)

7. n., Mussels.

Nā LepiliTags: onomatopoeia fauna fish

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1. n.v., Small pool for stocking fish spawn, as mullet, milk fish, tenpounder, usually attached to longer ponds; puddle, cistern, water sluice, dregs; to settle, as dregs; to deposit, especially of any element beginning with kūkae, as kūkaehao, kūkaelā.

  • Examples:
    • Kai kiʻo, sea water remaining in rock hollows after the tide goes down.
    • Nā kiʻo wai o Kūlanihākoʻi, pools of Kūlanihākoʻi [mythical spring in the sky; its overflow came to earth as rain].
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2. vi., To excrete, evacuate, give birth to a child (often sarcastic).

3. n., Rootlet of sweet potato.

Nā LepiliTags: insults ʻuala

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Nā LepiliTags: sports

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1. v., To break wind; ua hanai oia i kana mau keiki, a pau ke aho, no ke kio ana o na keiki.

2. To blow on a pipe.

3. To blow on a leaf across the lips, the vibration of which produces a sound.

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kio

kikinonoun / KI-O / Haw to Eng, Andrews,

1. s., An excrement.

2. A pond or puddle of water, especially if filthy. See kiowai and halokowai.

3. A cistern; a pool; a water sluice.

4. The dregs, lees or settlings of liquor.

5. A part of a potato which branches off from the main root.

6. A process; a projection; a bunch on a large body.

7. A bubo, a disease connected with lewdness.

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adj., Practicing in a military school, as the chiefs in former times had mock fights for practice; he kaua paani, he kaua lealea, he kaua kio, &c.; he kaua pahukala kahi inoa.

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adj., Practicing in a military school, as the chiefs in former times had mock fights for practice: he kaua paani, he kaua lealea, he kaua kio, etc.; he kaua pahukala kahi inoa.

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kio

kikinonoun / kī'-o / Haw to Eng, Parker,

1. n., Name applied in a general way to games imitative of warlike encounters.

2. n., A projection; a bunch on a large body.

3. n., A bubo, a form of syphilis.

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kio

kikinonoun / ki'o / Haw to Eng, Parker,

1. n., Excrement.

2. n., A pond or puddle of water, especially if filthy. See kiowai and halokowai.

3. n., A cistern.

4. n., A pool.

5. n., A water sluice.

6. n., The dregs or settlings of liquor.

7. n., The part of a potato root which branches off from the main root.

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v., To evacute the bowels.

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