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mano Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. num., Many, numerous, four thousand; thick.

  • Examples:
    • He lau ka puʻu, he mano ka ihona (chant), many hills, numerous descents [of troubles].
  • References:

2. vt., To throw, as stone; to aim at and hit.

  • Rare

3. (Cap.) Short for Manokalanipō.

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manō Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

n., Shark (general name).

  • Figuratively, a passionate lover.
  • Examples:
    • Manō iʻa, ordinary shark.
    • Manō hae, fierce shark or fighter.
    • Manō kanaka, shark thought to be born of a human mother and sired by a shark god, or by a deified person whose spirit possesses a shark or turns into a shark.
    • Manō ihu waʻa, shark traditionally said to rest its head on the outrigger of a canoe, beloved by fishermen and fed; literally, bow shark.
    • Pau pele, pau manō, consumed by volcanic fire, consumed by shark [may I die if I don't keep my pledge].
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māno Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

n., Dam, stream or water source, headwaters, place where water is obstructed for distribution in channels, channels (Isa. 8.7).

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MA-NO Andrews Haw to Eng,

s. The number 4,000; hookahi lau ai, hookahi mano ia, one 400 bunches of food, one 4,000 of fish. Gram.§ 116:5. He umi lau ua like ia me ka mano, 4,000.

mano / MA-NO / Andrews Haw to Eng,

s., A shark; he inoa no ka ia ai kanaka. NOTE.— There are many species of shark, besides some other kinds of fish which Hawaiians call by the general name of mano, as the niuhi and the ahi; they were all kapu to women to eat under penalty of death.

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MA-NO Andrews Haw to Eng,

v. To throw; to cast, as a stone; to throw at a thing; e pehi; to pelt.

MA-NO Andrews Haw to Eng,

adj. Thick; multitudinous; many; numerous. See MANOMANO and MANUU.

Mano (mā'-no), adj. Parker Haw to Eng,

Thick; multitudinous; many; numerous. Same as manomano and manuu.

Mano (mā'-no), n. Parker Haw to Eng,

1. The number 4,000; hookahi lau ai. hookahi mano ia, one 400 bunches of food. one 4,000 of fish. He umi lau ua like ia me ka mano, 4,000. Ten lau equals a mano, 4,000.

2. Artificial head of a stream of water; place where water is assembled for distribution through channels.

Mano (mā-no'), n. Parker Haw to Eng,

A shark; he inoa no ka ia ai kanaka. (There are many species of shark, besides some other kinds of fish which Hawaiians call by the general name of mano, as the niuhi and the ahi; they were all. tabu to women to eat under penalty of death.)

Mano (mā'-no), v. Parker Haw to Eng,

To throw; to cast, as a stone; to throw at a thing; e pehi; to pelt.

Manō Place Names of Hawaiʻi,

Ridge in upper Kamana Nui Valley, Moanalua, Oʻahu. A shark man lived in a cave here; both the man and the cave were called Keanaokamanō (the cave of the shark). The man followed bathing parties to the sea and killed them, but he was finally killed. He cultivated kava and yams (uhi). Literally, shark.

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