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mao Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng,

1. vs., Cleared, as rain; alleviated, assuaged, as grief; to clear up, as rain; to pass, as sadness.

  • Examples:
    • Ua mao aʻela ke kaumaha, the sadness has ceased.
  • References:
    • PPN mao.

2. vi., To fade, as cloth.

3. n., Type of fish.

  • References:

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maʻo Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng,

1. vs., Green.

2. n., The native cotton (Gossypium sandvicense), a shrub in the hibiscus family, bearing yellow flowers and seed cases containing brown cotton.

3. n., The hoary abutilon (Abutilon incanum 🌐), a small native, velvety shrub, in the hibiscus family, with small heartshaped leaves, small pink and red flowers, and small dry fruits.

  • References:
    • Neal 550.

4. n., The hairy abutilon (Abutilon grandifolium 🌐), a weedy, hairy, South American shrub, with large, broad leaves, orange, ʻilima-like flowers, and ten-parted, black, dry fruits. When green and soft, these fruits are used in making ʻilima leis, one for each end of the lei.

  • References:
    • Neal 550.

5. Same as ʻōmaʻo, thrush.

  • References:
    • PCP mako.

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maʻō Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng / ma.ʻō /,

See ʻō, there.

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MA-O Andrews, Haw to Eng,

v. To carry; to bear off; to carry away.

2. To separate; to take to another place; to pass off or away, as a cloud or fog. Laieik. 90.

3. To hush up; to quiet; to make an end.

4. To fade, as a decaying plant.

5. To corrupt, as a dead body.

MA-O Andrews, Haw to Eng,

s. A kind of shrub used in dyeing kapa.

2. A blossom of that shrub.

3. The name of a species of fish.

4. The name of a great heiau.

5. A moving along; a change of position, as a body of persons. Laieik. 49.

MA-O Andrews, Haw to Eng,

adj. Separated; quiet, as in a retreat from danger; kuu po mao ole makole ka la.

2. Meek; mild; gentle; applied to persons.

3. Applied to colors, green; greenish; also blue. See MAOMAO.

MA-O Andrews, Haw to Eng,

comp. prep. Ma, preposition, and o, there. LIT. At there. Yonder; there; some place not far off; mao aku, beyond; mao mai, from over there this way. Gram.§ 161.

mao Parker, Haw to Eng / mā'o /,

adj., Calm, still; free from disturbance.

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maʻo Parker, Haw to Eng / ma'o /,

adj., Applied to colors, green; greenish; also blue. See maomao.

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maʻō Parker, Haw to Eng / mā'-ō' /,

adv., There; over there; at that place; yonder; some place not far off; maʻō aku, beyond; maʻō mai, from over there this way.

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maʻo Parker, Haw to Eng / ma'o /,

1. n., A shrub used in dyeing tapa.

2. n., A blossom of that shrub.

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mao Parker, Haw to Eng / mā'-o /,

n., A moving on; a passing off.

  • References:
    • Laieik. p. 49.

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mao Parker, Haw to Eng / mā'o /,

1. v., To be lessened; to be over or ended, as the passing of cloud or storm. (Laieik. p. 90.)

2. v., To pass off; to go by.

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Maʻo Place Names of Hawaiʻi,

Lane, Kalihi Waena, Honolulu, Oʻahu. See Waiʻaha. Literally, green.

  • References:
    • TM.

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