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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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