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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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