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mokomoko

/ moko.moko / Haw to Eng, Pukui-Elbert,

nvt., Rough, hand-to-hand fighting of any kind, whether boxing (kuʻi) or free-for-all wrestling; prize fight; a fighter, pugilist, boxer; to box, fight.

Nā LepiliTags: sports

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v. To box; to fence; to fight; to hold boxing matches as pastimes or as games; i ka makahiki, e mokomoko no na kanaka ame na 'lii ame ka wahine ame kamalii, on the first day of the year the people, the chiefs, women and children, held boxing matches, i.e., attended on them.

s. A boxer; a man skilled in fighting; a puka mai la kolaila mokomoko.

Mokomoko (mō'-kŏ-mō'-ko), n.

/ mō'-kŏ-mō'-ko / Haw to Eng, Parker,

A boxer; a man skilled in fighting; a puka mai la kolaila mokomoko.

Mokomoko (mō'-kŏ-mō'-ko), v.

/ mō'-kŏ-mō'-ko / Haw to Eng, Parker,

To box; to fence; to fight; to hold boxing matches as pastimes: I ka makahiki, e mokomoko no na kanaka ame na 'lii ame ka wahine ame kamalii, on the first day of the year the people, the chiefs, women and children, held boxing matches, that is, attended them.

MOK 437 MOK

Gulch, Kaunakakai qd., central Molokaʻi. Lit., hand-to-hand fighting.

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