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1. nvt., To point, gesture, as in speaking, directing an orchestra, or dancing the hula; gesture, pointing.

  • Examples:
    • Hula kuhi lima, sitting dance with gestures of hands and swaying of torso.
    • Ka iʻa kuhi lima o ʻEwa, the gesturing sea creature of ʻEwa [the pearl oyster; it was taboo to talk while gathering them].
  • References:
    • PPN tusi.

2. vi., To suppose, think, infer, presume, assume, expect, surmise, imagine.

  • Examples:
    • He kuhi wale (For. 6:523), a supposition.

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