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1. n., Horse (perhaps derived from lio #2, or, more likely, a shortening of ʻīlio, formerly a generic name for quadrupeds: Gram. 2.9.2).

  • Examples:
    • Kona lio, his horse.
    • Holo lio, kau lio, to ride horseback.

2. vs., Tight, taut, as a rope, or of hair or horse's ears pulled back tightly.

3. n., Rope tied to the bottom of a large bag net.

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1. s., A name given to foreign animals generally when first introduced into the islands. See the verb. The word is now mostly applied to the horse; the horse.

2. A species of bird.

3. The collar or tie beam of a house or other building; ka welau o ka lohi o ka lio.

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1. v., See leio. To open the eyes wide, as a wild affrighted animal.

2. To act wildly or ferociously, as an untamed animal; to bristle up, as a wild hog. See kukakalaioa.

3. To have great affection for; e paeauma ka manawa.

4. To utter a sound as the bird ao screams as it flies.

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adj., Tight; strained, as a rope.

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Lio (lī'-o), adj.

/ lī'-o / Parker Haw to Eng,

Tight; strained, as a rope.

Lio (lī'-o), n.

/ lī'-o / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. A name given to foreign animals generally when first introduced into the islands, now mostly applied to the horse; the horse. See the verb lio.

2. Same as ilio, a cross beam. The collar or tie beam of a house or other building; ka welau o ka lohi o ka lio.

Lio (li'o), n.

/ li'o / Parker Haw to Eng,

Another name for the ao, a species of bird.

LIO 375 LIU

Lio (lī-ō'), v.

/ lī-ō' / Parker Haw to Eng,

[Related to leio, to be emaciated and hence look wildly.]

1. To open the eyes wide, as a wild affrighted animal.

2. To act wildly or ferociously, as an untamed animal; to bristle up, as a wild hog. Syn: Kukakalaioa.

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