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1. nvi., To disappear swiftly; to move swiftly, as a stream of water; to make off with quickly; to steal; to wilt; to depart quickly; current.

  • Examples:
    • ʻIo o mio lani (For. 6:395), hawk disappearing into the sky.
    • Ua mio ʻia aku nei ke kālā a Paulo, Paul's money was quickly stolen.
    • Maʻō i mio aku nei, went swiftly that way.
    • E holo pololei ai kona waʻa ma ka mio a ke kai (Nak. 114), his canoe sails straight with the current of the sea.
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2. vs., Narrow, pointed, tapering.

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ʻaʻano Streamlined, sleek. Niʻihau. Kaʻa mio. Sports car.

v. To be pinched up; to be confined on all sides.

2. To wallow; to roll; to tumble about in the water; to sink out of sight.

3. To leer; to lay back the ears, as a house or mule when about to kick.

4. To move easily; to move softly; to make no noise.

5. E kio, e mohai ke ananio, e hai ke anau.

6. To flow strongly and swiftly, as water confined in a narrow channel.

7. To be prepared or ready for any event. See LOLII. E lolii e oukou ia oukou iho a mio.

s. A place where a stream of water is confined within very narrow bounds, and hence runs very swiftly, like water in a millrace.

2. The flowing or running of water on the above condition.

3. The moving of the arm in water, as in swimming.

adj. Ready; prepared; prosperous; doing well.

adj. Confined in a narrow space; pinched up, as the toes in a tight shoe.

Rapidly; quietly: swiftly, said of physical actions.

1. A place where a stream of water is confined within very narrow bounds, and hence runs very swiftly, like water in a millrace.

2. The flowing or running of water in a narrow place: a rapid and silent passing.

1. To move softly and quickly out of sight, as a diver disappears under water: to pass swiftly and noiselessly.

2. To be made narrow and pointed.

3. To flow swiftly and quietly, as water confined in a narrow channel.

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