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moe Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng,

1. vi., To sleep, lie down; to lie in wait, ambush; to prostrate oneself, as before a chief; to lay down, as cards; to sit on eggs; horizontal, prone.

  • Examples:
    • Kapu moe, prostration taboo.
    • Hale moe, sleeping house.
    • Moe kau a hoʻoilo, sleep summer to winter [the sleep of death].
    • Moe ka ihu o ka puaʻa, the nose of the pig is down [a pig has been killed for ceremony].
    • ʻAʻohe e moe kuʻu maka ā kō kuʻu makemake, my eyes shall not sleep until my desire is obtained.
    • Moe ke kanaka, a human sacrifice was made.
    • Moe ʻia ka iwi ʻaoʻao e ke kanaka ʻē (For. 4:47), the rib bones will be laid to rest by strangers.
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2. nvt., To marry, mate with, sleep with, cohabit; marriage.

  • Examples:
    • Moe i kā haʻi, to sleep with the mate of another.

3. n., Bed, sleeping place.

4. n., Dream.

  • Examples:
    • Ka mea nāna nā moe (Kin. 37.19), dreamer.
    • He aha ka puana o ka moe? What is the answer of the dream [what will the result be]?

5. vs., Calm, as the sea.

6. Same as moea #2.

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moe Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

See entries below and lumi moe.

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MO-E Andrews, Haw to Eng,

v. To lie down; to fall prostrate, as in ancient worship. Ioan. 11:32.

2. To lean forward on the hands and knees, as the people in coming into the presence of a chief.

3. To lie down, as in sleep. 1 Sam. 26:7. To lie down for the purpose of taking sleep; e moe no kaua, a momoe iho la; hence,

4. To sleep; to take rest in sleep.

5. To dream; to dream a dream; e moe ka uhane; e moe i ka moe.

6. To stretch one's self on a bed; e moe hoolei. Amos 6:4.

7. Hoo. To lay one's self down to sleep; to cause to sleep.

8. To sit upon, as eggs to hatch. Isa. 59:5.

9. To bow down in humble solemn adoration. NOTE.—Hoomoe signifies the observance of that silence, awe and respectful behavior proper for the highest degree of adoration.

10. E hoomoe kolohe, to go a whoring after one. Puk.34:16.

MO-E Andrews, Haw to Eng,

s. A bed; a sleeping place; moe hilinai, a couch.

2. A dream. Dan. 2:3, 4. Ma ka moe, in a dream. Mat. 1:20. Hoakaka no hoi ke alii i ka moe ia ia, the king explained the dream to him; ua moe ia ma ka moe, he lay on a bed.

MO-E Andrews, Haw to Eng,

s. The name of one of the six houses of a Hawaiian establishment; eono hale o na kanaka, he hale moe kekahi. See HALE.

Moe (mō'-e), n. Parker, Haw to Eng / mō'-e /,

1. A bed; a sleeping place: moe hilinai. a couch.

2. A dream: ma ka moe, in a dream: Hoakaka no hoi ke alii i ka moe ia ia. The king explained the dream to him; Ua moe ia ma ka moe, He lay on a bed.

3. One of the six houses of an ancient Hawaiian establishment; the sleeping house: eono hale o na kanaka, he hale moe kekahi. Syn: Halemoe.

Moe (mō'-e), v. Parker, Haw to Eng / mō'-e /,

1. To lie down; to fall prostrate, as in ancient worship.

2. To lean forward on the hands and knees, as the people in coming into the presence of a chief.

3. To lie down, as in sleep; to lie down for the purpose of taking sleep; e moe no kaua. a momoe iho la: hence,

4. To sleep; to take rest in sleep.

5. To dream; e moe ka uhane; e moe i ka moe.

6. To stretch one's self on a bed; e moe hoolei.

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