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O-AU Andrews Haw to Eng,

pers. pron., 1st pers. sing. See AU. I; the o is emphatic, and sounded quickly with the following a, it becomes w, as wau; when the o is a little more heard, it becomes owau; hence the several forms:

1. Au, I, simple form.

2. Oau, I, with o emphatic.

3. Wau, I, the o and a sounded quickly together—w.

4. Owau, I, the third form again emphatic—owau. See these several forms in their places.

oau / O-AU / Andrews Haw to Eng,

v., To mew; as a cat. See owau.

Tags: onomatopoeia

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ʻoau / ō'-au / Parker Haw to Eng,

n., A species of ʻoʻopu, a fish. Also called ʻōkuhekuhe.

Tags: fauna fish

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ʻoau / ŏ-ă'u / Parker Haw to Eng,

1st person singular pronoun [ʻO and au, I.] I. (The ʻo is emphatic, and sounded quickly with the following a, it becomes w, as wau; when the ʻo is a little more heard, it becomes ʻowau; hence the several forms.)

1. Au, I, simple form.

2. ʻOau, I, with ʻo emphatic.

3. Wau, I, the ʻo and a sounded quickly together.

4. ʻOwau, I, the third form again emphatic.

Tags: grammar

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ʻoau / ō'-ău / Parker Haw to Eng,

v., To mew, as a cat. See ʻowau.

Tags: onomatopoeia

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