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mole Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. n., Tap root, main root; bottom, as of a pit or of a glass; ancestral root; foundation, source, cause.

  • Examples:
    • ʻO ka puni kālā ʻo ka mole nō ia o ka hewa (1 Tim. 6.10), love of money is the root of evil.
    • Hoʻi hou i ka mole, return to the family, as after estrangement.
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2. vs., Smooth, round, bald.

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3. n., Name of the smooth, uncarved side of a tapa beater, as used at the end of the beating to smooth out the cloth.

4. To linger, loiter, lag; backward.

  • References:
    • And.

5. n., Bag in the pākuʻikuʻi net.

6. n., Mole.

  • Source:
    • English.
  • References:
    • Oihk. 11.29.

Tags: tapa fauna

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mole Pukui-Elbert Eng to Haw,

1. Anatomical. Puʻu, kūkaenalo, leponalo.

2. Mammal. Mole, kameleona.

mole Māmaka Kaiao Eng to Haw,

The animal. Mioʻawi.

MO-LE Andrews Haw to Eng,

s. The principal root of a tree that runs straight downwards; also the large roots of a tree generally. (The small ones that branch out from them are called aa.)

2. The bottom of a pit; the bottom of the sea. Habak. 3:13.

3. FIG. A root, i.e., offspring; descendants from a root. Rom. 15:12.

4. One belonging to a family. Oihk. 25:47.

5. A cause; a means. 1 Tim. 6:10. A root; a foundation; aole i loaa ia'u ka mole o ka naauao, I have not obtained the principles of knowledge.

MO-LE Andrews Haw to Eng,

v. To linger; to lag behind; to be slow.

Mole (mō'-le), n. / mō'-le / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. The principal root of a tree that runs straight downward; also the large roots of a tree generally. (The small ones that branch out from them are called aa.)

2. The bottom of a pit; the bottom of the sea; lowest part.

3. Fig. A root, that is, offspring; descendants from a root; one belonging to a family.

4. A cause; a means.

5. A root; a foundation: Aole i loaa ia'u ka mole o ka naauao, I have not obtained the principles of knowledge.

6. The plain portions of a carved ie kuku or tapa beater. Found in compounds descriptive of designs: molepupu, molekoeaupupu, etc.

Mole (mō'-le), v. / mō'-le / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. To linger; to lag behind; to be slow.

2. To be firmly fixed.

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