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kuhikuhi

/ kuhi.kuhi / Haw to Eng, Pukui-Elbert,

1. Reduplication of kuhi; to show, demonstrate, designate, prescribe, teach, give orders; to direct heiau ceremonies; one always giving orders (Kep. 105); reference, direction, prescription, exponent; bossy.

  • Examples:
    • Kuhikuhi pono ʻia, pointed out exactly and specifically.
    • Kuhikuhi i ke keʻa, to make the sign of the cross.
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2. vs., Sweet, tasty, fat.

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kuhikuhi

hamanitransitive verb Haw to Eng, Māmaka Kaiao,

hamani, To point, as a mouse arrow in a computer program.

Nā LepiliTags: computers

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kuhikuhi

hamanitransitive verb Haw to Eng, Māmaka Kaiao,

hamani, To show, demonstrate, as how a math problem is solved.

  • Source:
    • Existing dictionary word
  • Examples:
    • E kuhikuhi mai ʻoe i kāu polopolema. Show how you did your problem.

Nā LepiliTags: math

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kuhikuhi

hamanitransitive verb Haw to Eng, Māmaka Kaiao,

hamani, To direct, as a movie or video production.

  • Source:
    • Existing dictionary word, Extended meaning
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Nā LepiliTags: preceded by ke

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kikino/hamani, Indicator; to indicate.

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kuhikuhi

/ KU-HI-KU-HI / Haw to Eng, Andrews,

1. v., Freq. of kuhi. To show; to point out. Kanl. 1:33.

2. To designate; to point out; to direct one to a particular place.

3. To teach; to make signs with the hand; to point the finger; to direct by the hand; kuhikuhi heiau, to direct the ceremonies of the temple service.

4. To ask by signs.

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kuhikuhi

/ KU-HI-KU-HI / Haw to Eng, Andrews,

1. v., To be fat; to be rich with fatness, as food.

2. To be sweet or pleasant to the taste, as high-seasoned food.

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kuhikuhi

ʻaʻanostative verb / KU-HI-KU-HI / Haw to Eng, Andrews,

adj., Sweet, as sugar; fat, as the fat of a well fed animal; sickish with fatness; momona, liliha.

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kuhikuhi

ʻaʻanostative verb / kū'-hĭ-kū'-hi / Haw to Eng, Parker,

1. adj., Sweet, as sugar.

2. adj., Fat, as the fat of a well-fed animal; overfat; sickeningly fat.

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kuhikuhi

/ kū'-hĭ-kū'-hi / Haw to Eng, Parker,

[Freq. of kuhi.]

1. v., To show; to point out; to designate; to direct one to a particular place.

2. v., To make signs with the hand; to point the finger; to direct by the hand: kuhikuhi heiau, to direct the ceremonies of the temple service.

4. v., To make known.

5. v., To teach.

6. v., To be fat; to be rich with fatness, as food.

7. v., To be sweet or pleasant to the taste, as highly-seasoned food.

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