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nvs., Bold, unafraid, fierce.

  • Literally, brave eye.
  • Examples:
    • He lāhui kanaka maka koa, ʻaʻole e mālama mai i ka ʻelemakule (Kanl. 28.50), a nation of fierce countenance, which shall not care for the old.
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