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luhi Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng,

1. nvs., Weary, tired, fatigued; wearisome, burdensome, tiresome, laborious, tedious; burden, wearisome or tedious task; labor, work, pains, toil.

  • Examples:
    • Koʻu luhi, my fatigue.
    • Hiki anei iaʻu ke hoʻoluhi iāʻoe, may I trouble you [a polite preface to a request].
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2. nvt., A child or other person tended and raised with devoted care; to care for and attend with care and affection; protégé.

  • Examples:
    • Kaʻu luhi, the person I care for.
    • Luhi wahine ʻia, to be cared for and raised by a woman.
    • ʻO Laʻakea, ka luhi a Nāmaka, Laʻakea is devotedly cared for by Nāmaka.
    • Ua luhi ka makua kāne iāia, the father cared for him with devotion and patience.

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LU-HI Andrews, Haw to Eng,

v. To be fatigued with labor; to labor severely so as to be oppressed.

2. To labor or suffer with grief; to be weighed down with grief.

3. Hoo. To oppress; to be hard on one; to urge one to labor equal to, or more than his physical powers can bear; to weary one with intercession. Luk. 18:5.

LU-HI Andrews, Haw to Eng,

s. Weariness; fatigue. FIG. A cause of anxiety; one especially beloved; i aku la, e kuu luhi, eia ke kane, my dear one, here is a husband. Laieik. 197.

2. A heavy burden; ka mea e hooluhi ai.

3. Oppression; hard labor. Isa. 56:11.

LU-HI Andrews, Haw to Eng,

adj. Tiresome; causing weariness; requiring a long time to finish. NOTE. Luhi is mostly occasioned by carrying a burden. Hoo. Causing hard service or bondage; luna hooluhi, an officer who has power to oppress.

Luhi (lū'-hi), adj. Parker, Haw to Eng,

Tiresome; causing weariness; requiring a long time to finish. (Luhi is occasioned mostly by carrying a burden.)

Luhi (lū'-hi), n. Parker, Haw to Eng,

1. Weariness; fatigue.

2. Fig. A cause of anxiety; one especially beloved; i aku la, e kuu luhi, eia ke iane, my dear one, here is a husband.—Laieik. p. 197.

3. A heavy burden; ka mea e hooluhi ai.

4. Oppression; hard labor.

Luhi (lū'-hi), v. Parker, Haw to Eng,

1. To be fatigued with labor; to labor severely so as to be oppressed.

2. To labor or suffer with grief; to be weighed down with grief.

Luhi Place Names of Hawaiʻi / Luhi /,

Beach, north Kauaʻi. Literally, tedious, tired.

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Luhi Hawaiʻi Place Names,

Beach, Waimea, Kauaʻi. Calcareous sand beach below the Russian Fort where, according to Captain Cook's journal, one of his crew members killed a Hawaiian, the first Hawaiian killed by a westerner. Literally, tired.

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