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1. vs., Bending and swaying, as coconut fronds; surging, as the sea; to rise and fall, as the chest in breathing; yielding, springy.

  • Examples:
    • Nape ka hanu i ka houpo, palpitating the breath in the chest.
    • Nani wale ke kai o Mamala, ke nape maila i ka makani, beautiful sea of Mamala, rising, falling in the wind.
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2. Variant of napo.

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Hokua.

v. To bend, as a flexible stick; to yield.

ka ami o ka a-i.

Nape (nă'-pe), adj.

/ nă'-pe / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. Yielding; elastic.

2. Same as napo, finely pounded, glutinous.

Nape (nă'-pe), v.

/ nă'-pe / Parker Haw to Eng,

To bend, as a flexible stick; to yield.

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