vi. To withhold; stingy. Fig. to withhold or conceal strength, as a warrior (Malo 196, 203) or gambler; this may refer to the common tale motif of the idol hero who enters the battle only after his confederates are losing, as of Ka-welo, Pele, Panaʻewa. Another figurative use concerns a woman unattractive to males, and (AP) a lottery or game of chance. Cf. ʻauʻa.