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1. nvs. Young animal, usually female; maiden just entering womanhood; youth; youthful growth. See puaʻa ohi, wohi. Ohi moa, pullet. Pipi ohi (Isa. 7.21), young cow, heifer. (PPN osi.)

2. vt. To peel, as bark. Rare.

3. n. Shoots from roots, as of the wauke plant. See wohi. ʻO ka huli maikaʻi, ʻoia ka wauke i pau i ke kua ʻia mamua, ā ʻo ka wauke i ulu aʻe mahope he ʻae ia, ā he ohi; ua ulu aʻe ka wauke hou ma ke aʻa a ma ka weli o ka wauke kahiko, the best planting slips were from the mulberry which had been cut back before; the mulberry that grew back afterward were the ʻae and the ohi shoots; the mulberry grew again from the roots and the main root of the old mulberry.

1. nvt., To gather, harvest, cull, pick, select; to collect, as wages or taxes; to take away or usurp, as land; to draft, as soldiers; to buy; gathering, selection; bundle, as of taro leaves.

  • Examples:
    • Nā mea ʻohi, gleanings.
    • Mea ʻohi kālā, cashier, money collector.
    • Ua ʻohi ʻia nā kiaʻi, the guards were selected.
    • ʻOhi mai nohoʻi ʻo Iēhowa iaʻu (Hal. 27. 10), the Lord has taken me up.
  • References:
    • PCP kofi, kosi

2. vi., To gush, chatter aimlessly and ramblingly, gabble.

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ʻohi

hamanitransitive verb Haw to Eng, Māmaka Kaiao,

hamani, To collect, as fingerprints at the scene of a crime.

  • Source:
    • Existing dictionary word
  • Examples:
    • ʻOhi i ka meheu manamana lima (māka manamana lima, kiʻi manamana lima). To collect fingerprints.
  • References:

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v. To gather up, as things scattered; to glean. Kanl. 24:21. To collect together. Nah. 11:32.

2. To collect, as fruit; to gather in a harvest. Oihk. 19:9, 10.

3. To pluck, as fruit, and carry away; to collect together, as property; ua ohiia ka waiwai; to collect; to sweep in, as in collecting the spoil of a conquered enemy.

4. To carry away by force; equivalent to hao; aohe pu oloko o ka pa, ua pau i ka ohiia e na kanaka mawaho, there was no gun in the fort, they were all taken away by the people without.

5. To choose out. Sam. 17:40.

6. To receive; to be taken into the care or friendship of one; ohi mai o Liholiho i poe punahele nana; pau ae la ke kui i ka ohiia i makau, all the nails were collected for fish-hooks.

7. To receive, as the interest on money.

8. To take up and protect, as an orphan. Hal. 27:10.

s. A collecting, as of money or property, implying difficulty; the collecting the fruits of a harvest. 2 Oihl. 31:5. The collecting, as debts.

2. A bundle or collection of something; as, he ohi wauke, he ohi kalo, a bundle of wauke, a bundle of kalo.

s. For ohe, bamboo. Laieik. 22. A misprint perhaps.

adj. False; deceitful; waha ohi, a lying mouth; he wahahee; he puaa ohi, a female hog that bears no pigs; he alii ohi, oia ke alii nana e ae ke kapa moe. NOTE.—Another native says that ohi is the appellation given to a female animal upon the first bearing of young. See Isa. 7:21. After two or three productions she is called kumulau.

An adjective which describes inconsequential talk: Waha ohi, prating mouth.

1. A collecting, as of money or property, implying difficulty; the collecting of the fruits of a harvest. Collecting, as debts.

2. A bundle or collection of something: he ohi wauke, he ohi taro, a bundle of wauke, a bundle of taro.

3. A female animal of mating age.

1. To gather up. as things scattered; to glean; to collect.

2. To harvest, as fruit; to gather in taxes or rent.

3. To pluck, as fruit, and carry away; to collect together, as property; ua ohiia ka waiwai; to sweep in, as in collecting the spoil of a conquered enemy.

4. To carry away by force; equivalent to hao; Aohe pu oloko o ka pa, ua pau i ka ohiia e na kanaka mawaho, there was no gun in the fort, they were all taken away by the people without.

5. To select.

6. To receive; to take into the care or friendship of one; Ohi mai o Liholiho i poe punahele nana; pau ae la ke kui i ka ohiia i makaa, all the nails were collected for fish-hooks.

7. To receive, as the interest on money.

8. To take up and protect, as an orphan.

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