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1. Pas/imp. of kuʻi #1; to meet an obstacle, stumble; to waver or be unsettled mentally; hit, hindered; attack, sudden blow (loaʻa-type word; Gram. 4.4).

  • Figuratively, disturbed or hurt mentally.
  • Examples:
    • He aha kō mea hele ʻole e kōkua iā lākou? ʻAʻole, ua kuʻia au iā lākou! Why don't you go and help them? No, they've hurt my feelings.
    • Ua kuʻia kona manaʻo no ka hilahila i kāna uku ʻole (FS 103), his feelings are wounded from shame at having no pay.
    • Ke ʻole e kuʻia, if there's no stumbling [i.e., if nothing prevents].
    • Loaʻa kekahi kuʻia iāia, he received a shock.
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2. n., Sharp, pointed stick, dagger, spear.

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kikino, Error, as in a computer program.

  • Source:
    • Existing dictionary word Extended meaning
  • Examples:
    • Ua loaʻa kekahi kuʻia ma ke paʻi ʻana. An error occurred while printing.

Nā LepiliTags: computers

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ʻaʻano, Foul, in team sports such as basketball.

  • Source:
    • Existing dictionary word, Extended meaning
  • Examples:
    • Ua kuʻia iā Keoni ʻo Kekoa, a kīpaku ʻia ʻo Keoni, no ka mea, ʻelima āna kuʻia. Keoni fouled Kekoa, and Keoni was ejected because he had committed five fouls.
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Shoal, northern Ka-hoʻolawe. Valley and stream, Wai-mea district, Kauaʻi. Land division, Lahaina qd., Maui. Lit., obstructed.

Dive site, shoal, southwest shore, Kahoʻolawe. Extensive shallow reef that extends approximately 1.5 miles off Kealaikahiki Point and is as little as 6 feet below the surface of the ocean. Lit., obstructed.

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