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1. nvi., Failure to give a return gift; to receive without giving in return; illiberal, ungrateful, close-fisted. Cf. mamaua.

2. n., Native forest trees, Xylosma hawaiiense 🌐.

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3. n., A type of prayer for luakini dedication.

  • References:
    • For. 6:23.

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1. vs., Lame, stiff, sore.

2. n., Fallen tree or plant that sends up new branches; shoots from fallen trunks.

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māua

papanipronoun / mā.ua / Haw to Eng, Pukui-Elbert,

pronoun, We, us (dual, exclusive).

  • Examples:
    • Kā māua, belonging to us, our.
  • References:
    • Gram. 8.2.
    • PPN kimarua, PNP kimaaua, PEP maaua.

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maʻuʻa

ʻaʻanostative verb Haw to Eng, Pukui-Elbert,

vs., Careless, as of clothing, mats, tapa, property.

  • Examples:
    • I loko nō a ka hune, komo maʻuʻa nō i ka lole, in spite of poverty, wearing clothes without taking care of them.

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māua

papanipronoun / MAU-A / Haw to Eng, Andrews,

personal pronoun, dual, We two, viz.: those who are speaking, but not including any who are addressed.

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maua

ʻaʻanostative verb / MAU-A / Haw to Eng, Andrews,

1. adj., Large; many.

2. Close; stingy; illiberal; obstinate. See makona. He kanaka maua.

3. Lame; sore; stiff, as with walking.

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maua

kikinonoun / MAU-A / Haw to Eng, Andrews,

s., The name of a tree, timber good for boards.

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adv., See mau. Often or constantly repeated; loaa mau mai, mau maua, hiki pinepine mai.

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maua

ʻaʻanostative verb / mā'-ū'-a / Haw to Eng, Parker,

adj., Close; stingy; illiberal; obstinate. See makona. He kanaka maua.

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maua

ʻaʻanostative verb / mă'u-ā' / Haw to Eng, Parker,

adj., Lame; sore: stiff, as with walking.

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maua

kikinonoun / mă'u'-a / Haw to Eng, Parker,

n., The giving of many gifts. Syn: Hookupu.

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maua

kikinonoun / mā'-ū'-a / Haw to Eng, Parker,

n., A tree (Xylosma hawaiiense), the timber of which is good for poi boards.

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māua

papanipronoun / mā'-ū'-a / Haw to Eng, Parker,

personal pronoun, dual, We two, that is, those who are speaking, but not including any who are addressed.

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