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1. nvt., To take, transport, carry, bring, haul, fetch, undertake, accept (as a duty), make off with, acquire; portable; bearer.

  • Examples:
    • Lawe ʻana, carrying, transportation.
    • Lawe aku, take away.
    • Mea lawe, bearer.
    • ʻO kaʻu keiki … ke lawe ma ke ʻano mālama waiwai, my son … shall serve as trustee.
    • Ka lawe ʻia ʻana, the assumption [as of the Virgin Mary].
    • He mea lawe nūpepa, a newspaper subscriber; newspaper carrier, paper boy.
    • Lawe mai i ka puke, bring the book.
    • Ua lawe mai au i ka ʻōlelo hoʻohiki, I accepted the pledge.
    • Ua lawe nui au no loko aʻe o kēia mau kānāwai, from these laws I have borrowed largely.
    • Lawe i nā ʻōlelo hoʻohiki, to take oaths.
    • Ka lawe kōwehe a ka pāʻū, fluttering of the skirt.
    • Ua lawe ia i wahine no ʻAikiopa nāna (Nah. 12.1), he took a woman from Ethiopia as his wife.
  • hoʻolawe Caus/sim.; To cause to take, pretend to take, deduct, subtract; subtraction, deduction, minus.
    • E hoʻolawe lua mai ka ʻewalu, a ʻo ka haʻina he ʻeono, take two from eight and the answer is six.
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2. vs., Finally to become; to become.

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lawe

hamanitransitive verb Haw to Eng, Māmaka Kaiao,

hamani, Minus.

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Nā LepiliTags: math

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v., The passive is often written lawea instead of laweia. To take; particularly, to take and carry in the hand.

2. To transfer from one place to another.

3. To take away from, or out of.

4. To carry in any way.

5. To take, as a wife, i. e., to marry; e lawe i ka wahine. Nah. 12:1.

6. Hoolawe. To take out of, a smaller number from a larger, as in subtraction. SYN. with unuhi.

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1. v., To take; particularly, to take and carry in the hand.

2. v., To transfer from one place to another.

3. v., To take away from, or out of.

4. v., To carry in any way.

5. v., To betroth; to select; to adopt.

6. v., To accept as a promise or statement.

7. v., To subtract; to deprive of; to put out of possession.

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