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manuahi, manuwahi

/ manu.ahi, manuwahi / Haw to Eng, Pukui-Elbert,

vs., Gratis, gratuitous, free of charge; adulterous. (This word is said to have originated from the name of a Hawaiian merchant famous for giving good measure with his sales.)

  • Examples:
    • Keiki manuahi, illegitimate child.
    • Wahine manuahi, mistress, common-law wife.

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a free gift Stream, Waimea, Kauai.

Old name for Ka-ʻū-pūlehu, Kona, Hawaiʻi. Stream and valley, south Kauaʻi. Ridge, Ka-malō qd., north Molokaʻi, where the stretching demigod, Kana, lived with his brother Nīheu. Lit., firebird.

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