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1. nvs., Year, age; annual, yearly (sometimes written MH.)

  • Examples:
    • ʻEhia ou makahiki? How old are you?
    • Hōʻike makahiki, annual report.
    • Hōʻike no ʻelua makahiki, biennial report.
    • Kēlā ma kēia lua makahiki, every two years, biennial.
    • I ka makahiki, in the year; yearly.
    • Nui nā makahiki, many years; old, aged.
  • References:

2. n., Ancient festival beginning about the middle of October and lasting about four months, with sports and religious festivities and taboo on war; this is now replaced by Aloha Week.

Nā LepiliTags: time sports religion

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kikino Year. Dic. Abb. MH. Makahiki holo kukuna lā. Light year. See māmā kukuna lā.

s. The name of the first day of the year.

2. The commencement of the year.

3. The space of a year; a year; ka puni O na malama he umikumamalua, a finishing of the twelve-month.

Makahiki (mă'-kă-hī'-ki), n.

Parker Haw to Eng,

1. The first day of the year.

2. The commencement of the year.

3. The space of a year; a year; ka puni o na malama he umikumamalua, a finishing of the twelve-month.

4. Athletic sports (from the ancient practice of holding games at the Makahiki or New Year festival).

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