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1. Reduplication of oe; whistle, as of steamer or train, siren; bull-roarer, as made of kamani seed or coconut shell on a long string; long, tall, tapering, towering; a long object, pillar (preceded by ke).

2. Same as lupeʻakeke, a bird.

3. n., Temporary booth occupied by priests during taboo days of a heiau.

  • References:
    • Malo 163.

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ʻoeʻoe

/ ʻoe.ʻoe / Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

Young stage of the kawakawa bonito.

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Redup. of ʻoʻe. I hoʻi iho au e moe, ʻoʻeʻoʻe ana kō ia lā kuli (song), I went back to sleep, but his knees kept prodding. Kino ʻoʻeʻoʻe (Malo 46), body with spiked protuberances, as of a fish.

kikino Alarm bell, as on a clock or fire alarm. Dic., ext. mng. Also pele. See oeoe uahi.

v. To grate harshly, as one thing rubbing against another.

2. To whiz, as a ball or grape-shot through the air.

3. To make an indistinct continued sound; heaha la keia mea e oeoe ae nei? what is this thing that whizzes by us so?

4. To murmur, as a purling brook or running water.

s.A continued indistinct sound, as an axe upon a grindstone; as a pen drawn hard upon paper.

2. The continued sound of the surf; the sound of a ship passing through the water; the sound of an army marching at a distance. SYN. with nehe, pawewe, kamumu.

s. An inverted cone.

2. Epithet of a man who walks genteelly; superiority in some respects; kukulu ka oe, spoken of one riding or running swiftly on foot.

3. Epithet of a beautiful woman.

4. A lengthening; a stretching out of the neck. Isa. 3:16, 5. A monument; a pillar or sign of something.

adj. Long; applied to the neck of a person or thing; oeoe hoi ka a-i, he maikai no nae, long are their necks, but still they are handsome; oeoe ka a-i o ka manu nene, long is the neck of the goose.

2. Applied to a sail; he pea oeoe, he kiekie, a long, high sail; applied to a house; hale oeoe; kukulu hou i hale oeoe a kapu.

s. A drumming and singing together; ke oe omua, he wahi pahu kapu e ku ana iloko o omua; kauo aku la o Wakea ia Papa ma ke o'e omua.

s. A species of fish.

Oeoe (ō'-ě-ō'-ě), adj.

Parker Haw to Eng,

Long; applied to the neck of a person or thing; oeoe hoi ka a-i, he maikai no nae, long are their necks, but still they are handsome; oeoe ka a-i o ka manu nene, long is the neck of the goose; applied to a sail, he pea. oeoe, he kiekie, a long, high sail; applied to a house, hale oeoe, high house; kukulu hou i hale oeoe a kapu.

1. A man who walks genteelly; superiority in some respects; kukulu ka oe, spoken of one riding or running swiftly on foot.

2. A beautiful woman.

3. A lengthening; a stretching out of the neck.

4. A monument; a pillar or sign of something.

5. A drumming or chanting together; ke oe omua, he wahi pahu kapu e ku ana iloko o omua; kauo aku la o Wakea ia Papa ma ke o'e omua.

A species of fish; the kawakawa or bonito, when young.

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