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1. vs. Spreading, as vines; thriving; to grow lush.

2. nvt. Affection, love, greeting; to greet, show joyous affection or friendship, joy. Cf. aloha. (PPN ʻofa.)

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s. The small sprigs of kalo that grow on the sides of the older roots; the suckers which are transplanted.

2. A branch from a stock. Isa. 53:2. A sucker from the root of a plant or tree. Isa. 11:1. FIG. Ier. 23:5.

3. A stick for ensnaring birds; he laau kapili manu.

s. A salutation between the sexes; rather a call, as halloo! to attract attention, and when the person looks round, then beckons.

v. To salute, as a man a woman, or vice versa; to call to one at some distance, and when he looks, then beckons to him.

adj. Sick from grief or care.

Oha (ō'-hă), adj.

/ ō'-hă / Parker Haw to Eng,

Lovesick; languishing with amorous desire. Kuoha is the more familiar word.

Oha (o-hā'), n.

/ o-hā' / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. The small sprigs of taro that grow on the sides of the older roots; the suckers which are transplanted.

2. A branch from a stock. Isa. 53:2. A sucker from the root of a plant or tree. Isa. 11:1.

3. Fig. A branch, a scion. Ier. 23:5.

4. A stick for ensnaring birds; he laau kapili manu.

Oha (ō'-hă), n.

/ ō'-hă / Parker Haw to Eng,

A salutation between the sexes, as when one attracts attention and beckons.

OHA 473 OHA

Oha (ō'-hă), v.

/ ō'-hă / Parker Haw to Eng,

To salute, as a man to a woman, or vice versa.

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