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n., Ray, as of the sun; radius of a circle; spoke of a wheel; antenna of a lobster; spike of hāʻukeʻuke, a sea urchin; feeler of any creature; pistil of a flower; gate, door, or gable post; end post of a Hawaiian house other than the main post and the corner posts (Malo 119).

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kikino, Spoke, as on a bicycle wheel; antenna, as of a lobster, insect, television, etc.

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kikino Ray, as in geometry. Dic., ext. mng. Also wāwae, ʻaoʻao.

s. The rays of the sun or any luminous body.

2. The radii of a circle; the spokes of a wheel.

3. The end posts of a native house which verge towards the center.

4. The side posts of a door, i. e., of an ancient Hawaiian house.

5. A gate post; eha kukuna i kukuluia no ka pa; well posts; a elua kukuna i kukuluia no ka punawai.

Kukuna (kū'-kū'-na), n.

/ kū'-kū'-na / Haw to Eng, Parker,

1. The rays of the sun or any luminous body.

2. The radii of a circle; the spokes of a wheel.

3. The end posts of a native house which verge towards the center.

4. The side posts of a door, that is, of an ancient Hawaiian house.

5. A gate post: eha kukuna i kukuluia no ka pa, well posts; a elua kukuna i kukuluia no ka punawai.

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