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1. nvs. Supernatural or divine power, mana, miraculous power; a powerful nation, authority; to give mana to, to make powerful; to have mana, power, authority; authorization, privilege; miraculous, divinely powerful, spiritual; possessed of mana, power.

  • Examples:
    • Mana makua, parental authority.
    • Leo mana, voice of authority that is obeyed.
    • Mana kiaʻi, guardian power.
    • Mana loa, great power; almighty.
    • Noho mana, to wield power, occupy a position of power.
    • Ke kumu … i mana ai ka ʻaoʻao aliʻi, the reason for giving the chief's side power.
    • E mana ana nō i ke konohiki (Kep. 159), it is the privilege of the landlords.
    • E mana nō ma ka lā ʻumi, effective on the tenth day [as a law].
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2. nvs. Branch, limb, crotch; crosspiece, as of the cross; a line projecting from another line; stream branch; road branch or fork, variant, version, as of a tale; to branch out, spread out.

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3. n. Hook used in catching eels.

4. n. Stage in growth of fish in which colors appear; stage of a foetus in which limbs begin to develop.

5. n. A native fern (Hypolepis punctata 🌐), with large, much subdivided fronds. The dark-brown mature stems were used to plait the best hats, after being scraped to remove the pulp.

6. n. A variety of taro used in medicine; it propagates by branching from the top of the corm. (HP 23.) Mana may be qualified by descriptive terms.

7. n. A taboo house in a heiau.

Nā LepiliTags: religion flora kalo medicine

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n.

1. A chewed mass, as of kava for drinking, coconut flakes or kukui nut for medicine.

  • Examples:
    • Pehea ka maʻi? Ua komo kahi māna ʻai, how is the patient? He has taken a little nourishment.
  • References:
    • PPN maʻanga.

2. Trait believed acquired from those who raise a child.

  • Examples:
    • Kū nō i ka māna a ke kahu hānai, trait acquired from association with the one who raised the child.

3. Short for haumāna, student.

  • Examples:
    • ʻO ke kumu, ʻo ka māna, hoʻopuka ʻia, the teacher, the pupil, come forth [challenge from pupil to teacher).

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1. vs. Arid; desert.

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    • Cf. Mānā, place on Kauaʻi.

2. n. A native fern (Pteris irregularis), with large, bright-green, much-subdivided fronds.

Nā LepiliTags: geography flora

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Mana. To impart mana, hoʻomanamana.

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kikino Version, as of a computer program, network, etc.

  • Existing dictionary word, Extended meaning

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ʻaʻano, Nasal, in linguistics.

  • Onomatopoeia

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, 'supernatural power'

Heiau, Hālawa qd., Molokaʻi. Place, Wilhelmina Rise, Honolulu. Lit., supernatural power.

Land division, Kaʻū, Hawaiʻi; land divisions and home of the owners of the Parker Ranch, Wai-piʻo qd., Hawaiʻi. Dry western end of Kauaʻi, where an older sister of Pele, Nā-maka-o-Kahaʻi (the eyes of Kahaʻi), introduced the kaunaʻoa dodder. (Ii 150; PH 159; UL 79.) Lit., arid.

Plain, Mānā, Kauaʻi. Coastal plain from Kekaha to Polihale fronted by a calcareous sand beach approximately 15 miles long, one of the longest beaches in Hawaiʻi. The cliff along the inner edge of the plain is an ancient sea cliff and the composition of the plain is a combination of lagoon deposits, calcareous beach and dune sand, and alluvium. Lit., arid.

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