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kuemi

Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

vi. To step back; to walk backward, as from the presence of a chief; to retreat; to shrink back, recoil, flinch, withdraw.

kuemi

Māmaka Kaiao Haw to Eng,

hehele To bring back out, in basketball; to slow down, as in a fast break. Kuemi iki akula ʻo Mina ma ke poʻo o ka pukakī i hiki i nā hoa kime ke hoʻonohonoho iā lākou iho. Mina brought out the ball a little outside the top of the key so that his teammates could position themselves. Lit., step back. Also kuemi iki.

kūemi

Māmaka Kaiao Haw to Eng,

ʻaʻano Recessive, as a gene, in genetics. Comb. kū + emi. Cf. kūmua.

KU-E-MI

Andrews Haw to Eng,

v. Ku and emi, to shrink back. To stand or retreat, as from something feared.

Kuemi (kŭ-ē'-mi), v.

/ kŭ-ē'-mi / Parker Haw to Eng,

[Ku, to stand, and emi, to shrink back.] To stand or retreat, as from something feared.

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