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1. Old form for kukui, candlenut, light (commonly used on Niʻihau).

2. Reduplication of kui #1.

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    • PPN tuitui.

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kikino Candlenut; light (var. of kukui). Niʻihau.

v. Intensive of kui, to strike. To strike often; to beat; to smite or buffet, as a person. Isa. 58:4. To box; to exercise for a boxing match.

2. To take up arms against any one, i. e., to unite against; e hele kuiee.

3. To pelt; to throw at; to beat against.

4. To fasten together, as the parts of a building.

5. Hoo. To put together; to form; hence, to feign; to pretend. Neh. 6:8.

s. Name of a medicine, compounded or made into a drink from the sap or gum of the koko tree.

adj. Striking or blowing strongly, as the wind; he makani kuikui; more frequently pakuikui. See AKUIKUI.

2. Pounded; bruised; wauki kuikui, pounded wauki.

3. United; fastened. See the verb.

4. He upena kuikui, a net well woven, i. e., fastened.

Kuikui (ku'i-ku'i), adj.

/ ku'i-ku'i / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. Placed over against; contrary.

2. Striking or blowing strongly, as the wind; he makani kuikui. Syn: Pakuikui, which is more frequently used.

Kuikui (ku'i-ku'i), n.

/ ku'i-ku'i / Parker Haw to Eng,

A medicine, made into a drink from the sap of the akoko tree.

Kuikui (ku'i-ku'i), v.

/ ku'i-ku'i / Parker Haw to Eng,

[Intensive of kui, to strike.]

1. To strike often; to beat; to smite or buffet, as a person.

2. To splice; to add on to; to enlarge or increase by addition.

Kuikui (kū'-ĭ-kū'-i), v.

/ kū'-ĭ-kū'-i / Parker Haw to Eng,

To link together; to fasten together with links.

Cape, Ka-hoʻolawe. The name is a variant of kukui (candlenut or torch).

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