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Ana, hoʻoana, hoʻāna. See mesh. Ancient measures were of made objects, as of net meshes (not of land): ʻowā, mākahi, mākahi hoene, ʻoene, kīkoʻo poho, pīʻā; muku, haʻilima (elbow to end of fingers), iwilei (collarbone to end of fingers), anana (between fingertips, arms extended), kahakū (2.5 or 4.5 m). Measure of cloth, pio. Liquid measures: ana waina, kako, kolo, mekeleka, pako ʻaila. Cubic measure, anapaʻa. Measuring stick, lāʻau ana. Measuring cord, ʻahakū. Measure in music, mahele. Measure signature in music, hōʻailona mahele. Metric measure, ana mekele.

To measure depth, as in the ocean. Hoʻopapā hohonu. See entries below and accent unit.

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