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nui Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. nvs., Big, large, great, greatest, grand, important, principal, prime, many, much, often, abundant, bulky; plenty, a lot, maximum, most, size, number, amount, bulk, volume, magnitude, quantity, dimension, extent, area, entirety, greater part, enough, sufficiency. Before a noun, nui may mean ‘group’, as nui manō, group of sharks, or nui manu, flock of birds.

  • Examples:
    • Nui loa, nui ʻino, nui hewahewa, very much or many, abundant, too much, very large, immense, huge.
    • Aloha nui loa, aloha ā nui, very much aloha [common salutations to letters].
    • Leo nui, loud voice, loud.
    • Nui nā hewa, many mistakes.
    • Nui lua ʻole, immeasurably large, tremendous.
    • Nui iki, a trifle larger.
    • Nui aʻe, larger.
    • Ka nui mai auaneʻi kona kino, what a large body he has.
    • Nui ʻino lākou, they were very many.
    • Ua hele nui aku nei i kahakai, the many of them went to the beach.
    • Ua hoʻi aku nei ka nui kamaliʻi, the great part of the children have returned.
    • Ua nui kēia, this is enough.
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2. (Cap.) n., Name of a star (no data).

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nui Māmaka Kaiao Haw to Eng,

ʻaʻano, Large, as drink or shirt size.

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nui Māmaka Kaiao Haw to Eng,

kikino/ʻaʻno, Dimension, in math.

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NU-I Andrews Haw to Eng,

v. To be great; to increase in size; to swell; to be more; to enlarge; to raise, as the voice; heaha kou mea e nui nei kou leo? Laieik. 22.

2. Hoo. To add to; to increase; to multiply. Isa. 59:12.

3. To magnify; to extol, as one’s kindness. Kin. 19:19.

4. Haa. To speak proudly; to vaunt; to brag.

NU-I Andrews Haw to Eng,

s. Size; increase; multitude; magnitude; greatness; fullness. NOTE.—Nui often takes ke for its article instead of ka; aole paha o ke nui o na kino wale no.

Nui (nū'-i), adj. Parker Haw to Eng,

Large, great.

Nui (nū'-i), n. Parker Haw to Eng,

Size; increase; multitude; magnitude; greatness; fullness. (Nui often takes ke for its article instead of ka: aole paha o ke nui o na kino wale no.)

Nui (nū'-i), v. Parker Haw to Eng,

To be great; to be increased in size or caliber; to be more; heaha kou mea e nui nei kou leo? Laieik. p. 22.

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