1. nvs. Height, high place, summit, crest, elevation; the second platform in the lananuʻu mamao, oracle tower on a heiau; stratum; piled high. Fig., great. Ka ua nuʻu, torrential rain. ʻEkolu mau nuʻu pō (Kep. 49), three strata of night. Ua hiki aku i ka nuʻu ka mana o Roma, the power of Rome reached its culminating point. (PPN nuku.)
2. Same as hoʻonuʻu. hoʻo.nuʻu To eat heartily (see saying koʻu #1).
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