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1. n., Edge, rim, border, boundary, margins, brim.

2. Small quantity, particle, a little bit, minutia; slight.

  • Examples:
    • ʻIke lihi, to glimpse.
    • Lihi kamaʻāina, slight knowledge, casual acquaintance.
    • ʻAʻohe ona lihi hoʻomaopopo iki, he didn't in the least understand.
    • ʻAʻole lihi launa o ka pilikia, there's no end to the trouble.
    • ʻAʻohe oʻu lihi hoihoi, I haven't a particle of interest, not the slightest interest.
    • He lihi pili kō mākou, we are remotely related.
    • Lihi launa ʻole, not the slightest association.
    • ʻAʻole e lilo kahi huna, ʻaʻole hoʻi kahi lihi iki o ke kānāwai (Mat. 5.18), not one jot, not one tittle shall in any wise pass from the law.
  • hoʻolihi Caus/sim.; to gird.

3. Right or interest in property.

  • Examples:
    • He lihi koʻu i laila, I have an interest there.

4. Point of fishhook.

  • References:
    • Kam. 76:77.

5. Pearl-shell lure, as for ʻōpelu fish.

6. Piece of land usually between two ahupuaʻa and of unestablished ownership.

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kikino, Margin, as on a printed page.

  • Source:
    • Existing dictionary word, Extended meaning
  • Examples:
    • Lihi hema. Left margin.
    • Lihi ʻākau. Right margin.
    • Lihi o luna. Top margin.
    • Lihi o lalo. Bottom margin.
    • Hoʻopaʻa i nā lihi. To set the margins.
  • References:

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v. To arrive at; to approach to.

2. To come together; to be united, as two pieces of cloth in a garment.

3. To be united in close friendship, as two friends.

s. A border or edge of a thing where it unites or is near to another when in contact, as edges of bones. Anat. 6. A border, edge or boundary of a land; the seam or place of uniting in a garment.

2. A lot or portion of land marked off. Isa. 57:6. Lihi wai, a border or edge of water. Ios. 3:8 A part or portion. SYN. with kuleana. Hoik. 22:19. He lihi maikai ka liki o ka hana, a good fitting is the tightness of the work.

3. The union or nearness of relationship, i. e., the friendship of relationship; he mea e maopopo ai ke ano hoahanau ana.

4. The bending of an arch upward, as a rainbow.

5. The rainbow itself.

6. With iki, a very small portion of a thing; lihi iki, a very small piece. SYN. with huna, a small fragment. Mat. 5:18, also Oih. 8:21. Aole ona wahi lihi ike iki i ka ka Haku olelo, he has no knowledge at all of the Lord's word.

adv. By the edge; by the end; kau lihi, laid with the edge or end only resting on, i. e., slightly resting on; he wahi helehelena wale no kana ike lihi ana, he partly saw the outlines of her countenance. Laieik. 33.

1. By the edge; by the end; kau lihi, laid with the edge or end only resting on, that is, slightly resting on; he wahi helehelena wale no kana ike lihi ana, he partly saw the outlines of her countenance.—Laieik. p. 33.

2. Almost.

1. A border, edge or boundary of a thing where it unites or is near to another when in contact, as edges of bones; the seam or place of uniting in a garment.

2. A lot or portion in anything. Syn: Kuleana.

3. Union or nearness to; he mea e maopopo ai ke ano hoahanau ana, a thing that proves relationship.

4. With iki, a very small portion of a thing; lihi iki, a very small piece. Aole ona wahi lihi ike iki i ka ka Haku olelo, He has no knowledge at all of the Lord's word. Syn: Huna, a fragment.

1. To unite; to fasten to.

2. To come together; to be united, as two pieces of cloth in a garment.

3. To be united in close friendship, as two friends.

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