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1. nvs., Cut short, shortened, amputated; at an end, ceased; anything cut off short; short, brief, quick (rare).

  • Examples:
    • Ua muku koʻu lole, my dress is shortened.
    • He kanaka wāwae muku, a person with amputated foot.
    • Huli muku aʻela nā waʻa, the canoes turned sharply.
  • References:
    • PPN mutu.

2. n., A measure of length from fingertips of one hand to the elbow of the other arm, when both arms are extended to the side.

3. n., Broken section of a wave or crest.

4. (Cap.) Same as Mumuku, a wind.

5. (Cap.) n., Thirtieth night of the moon, when it has entirely disappeared (muku).

  • References:
    • Malo 35.

6. n., Starboard ends of ʻiako (outrigger booms), hence starboard sides of a canoe.

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kikino Starboard or right side of a single-hulled canoe when looking forward. Dic., ext. mng. Cf. ʻākea, ama. See entry below.

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kikino, Tight end, in football.

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v. To wrangle; to blackguard; to quarrel. See NUKU.

2. To cut short; to shorten; to cut off, &c.; the same as moku.

3. To cease; to diminish, as a sickness; ua muku ka hi.

s. A measure of length used by Hawaiians; the length from the fingers of one hand to the elbow of the opposite arm when extended; i. e., the cutting off at the elbow; o ka puaa nui, he anana paha, he muku paha, a i ka iwilei paha.

2. A piece cut off; that which is cut off; anything cut short.

3. The outside of a canoe.

4. The name of the night when the moon entirely disappears; i ka po i nalowale ai ka mahina, o Muku ia: alaila, pau ka malama, on the night in which the moon entirely disappears, that is Muku, then the month ends.

5. The short end of the iako or cross stick of a canoe; hawele koke aku la ia i kana aho i ka muku o ka iako mua o kona waa.

6. A short garment, as if the bottom were cut off. See MUMUKU.

1. A measure of length used by Hawaiians; the length from the fingers of one hand to the elbow of the opposite arm when extended; that is, the cutting off at the elbow; o ka puaa nui, he anana paha, he muku paha, a i ka iwilei paha.

2. A piece cut off; that which is cut off; anything cut short.

3. The starboard side of a canoe.

4. The night when the moon entirely disappears: i ka po i nalowale ai ka mahina, o muku ia: alaila, pau ka malama, on the night in which the mobh entirely disappears, that is Muku, then the month ends.

5. The short end of the iako or cross stick of a canoe; hawele koke aku la ia i kana aho i ka muku o ka iako mua o kona waa.

1. To be cut short. Syn: Poomuku.

2. To cease; to he at an end.

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