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1. Reduplication of nau; to munch one's words and speak indistinctly, mumble.

  • Examples:
    • Naunau lepo, dirt muncher [insulting term for lōpā, tenant farmers].
  • References:
    • PPN ngaungau.

2. Same as ʻānaunau #2.

3. n., Shellfish such as Cymatium muricinum, C. gemmatum, C. pileare, Bursa granularis.

Nā LepiliTags: insults fauna

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s. See NAU, to bite. The name of several acrid plants, as wild horseradish, cresses, pepper-grass, &c.

2. Ka papala ke lele mai.

v. See NAU, to chew. To chew; to mince in the mouth.

2. To move, as the mouth in the act of eating.

3. To move, as the lips in talking secretly to one’s self. Sol. 16:30.

Naunau (nă'u-nă'u), n.

/ nă'u-nă'u / Parker Haw to Eng,

[Nau, to bite.] The name of several acrid plants, as wild horseradish, cresses, pepper-grass, etc.

Naunau (nă'u-nă'u), v.

/ nă'u-nă'u / Parker Haw to Eng,

[Nau, to bite.]

1. To chew; to mince in the mouth.

2. To move the jaws as in the act of eating.

3. To move, as the lips in talking secretly to one's self.

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