1. nvs. To swell; sprouting, plump. Fig., to spring up in the mind, as a thought or desire. See ex., ʻae 3. Nopu maila ka manaʻo e hele aku i ou lā, the thought has come to go to you.
2. vs. Hot, as from the sun or fire. I ka lā ikiiki nopu i ke one (song), in the hot sun warming the sand.