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maikaʻi

/ mai.kaʻi / Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

nvs., Good, fine, all right, well; good-looking; handsome, beautiful; goodness, righteousness, benefit, well-being, morality; good looks, good health.

  • Examples:
    • Pehea ʻoe? Maikaʻi nō. How are you? Fine.
    • He wahine maikaʻi loa ke nānā aku, a woman very good to look at.
    • He maikaʻi ʻōlelo, goodess in speech [with implication that actions are not good].
    • E ʻai ā pau maikaʻi ka iʻa, eat until the fish is completely finished.
  • References:

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adj., Externally good; handsome; beautiful; he wahine maka maikai, a handsome woman.

2. Morally good; upright; correct; excellent.

3. The sum of external excellence in conduct.

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s., Beauty; external excellence of persons or things.

2. Beauty of personal appearance; helehelena maikai. Eset. 1:11.

3. Goodness; that which is excellent in moral conduct; uprightness.

4. The sum of various external excellencies; ua like ka maikai me ka nani, ame ka hemolele, ame ka mimo, ame ka pono, ame ka panakai ole, ame ka auliiholo manu.

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v., To be handsome; to be externally good; to be pleasing to the sight.

2. To be of use; to be useful; to benefit; to be good.

3. Hoomaikai. To make good; to repair what has been wasted, lost or destroyed. 2 Oihl. 24:4. To supply a deficiency; to set things in order; to regulate.

4. To treat kindly; to speak favorably of. Kin. 12:15.

5. To bless; to praise, as in worship.

6. Passively, to cause to be blessed; to pronounce a blessing upon.

7. To honor; to reverence, as a worthy character. Puk. 20:12.

8. To exalt; to extol; to glorify.

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1. adj., Externally good; handsome; beautiful; he wahine maka maikai, a handsome woman.

2. adj., Morally good upright; correct; excellent. Externally excellent in conduct.

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1. n., Beauty; external excellence of persons or things.

2. n., Beauty of personal appearance; helehelena maikai

3. n., Goodness; that which is excelient in moral conduct; uprightness.

4. n., The sum of various external excellencies; ua like ka maikai me ka nani, ame ka hemolele. ame ka mimo, ame ka pono, ame ka panakai ole, ame ka auliiholo manu.

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1. v., To be handsome; to be externally good; to be pleasing to the sight.

2. v., To be of use; to be useful; to benefit; to be good; to be proper; to be in good form.

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