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1. nvt., Unintelligible muttering, gibberish; any foreign language, especially English; to speak gibberish or a foreign language, to mumble.

  • Examples:
    • Namu haole, English.
    • He aha ka namu? What's the foreign term [What's the price]? Ka mea namu liʻiliʻi (Isa. 8.19), those that mutter.
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2. vt., To nibble; to chew with closed mouth.

  • Examples:
    • Ua namu ā pāhoehoe ʻia, nibbled at and changed to pāhoehoe lava.
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3. n., Name of a fish. (no data).

Nā LepiliTags: fauna fish

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n. Legendary little people. Lit., the silent ones. Cf. Nāwā, the noisy ones.

v. To speak rapidly; to speak unintelligibly; hence,

s. A person of a foreign or different language; a foreigner.

2. Unintelligible talk, or unmeaning talk; he namu ka olelo, the speech was unintelligible.

3. A rapid motion of the jaws.

adj. Unmeaning, as language; unintelligible from the ignorance of the hearer, or awkwardness of the speaker; me na lehelehe namu e olelo ai, to speak with stammering lips; i na mea namunamu, ame na mea ninau kupapau, ame na kupua. Isa. 19:3. A charmer.

Unmeaning, as language; unintelligible from the ignorance of the hearer, or awkwardness of the speaker; me na lehelehe namu e olelo ai, to speak with stammering lips; i na mea namunamu, ame na mea ninau kupapau, ame na kupua.

1. A person of a foreign or different language; a foreigner.

2. Unintelligible talk. or unmeaning talk: He namu ka olelo, the speech was unintelligible.

3. A rapid motion of the jaws.

4. An order that lived in the hills and subsisted on bananas. Also called mu.

1. To speak rapidly; to speak unintelligibly; hence,

2. To speak a foreign language imperfectly.

3. To speak a foreign language in the presence of one who does not understand it.

4. To mock one by imitating his manner of speaking; to speak in the manner of another.

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