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oi Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng,

1. vi., To move; to turn sideways, as contemptuously; to slouch along, gyrate along; to pull away, as in anger; motion of leisurely swaying (less common than oioi).

  • Examples:
    • Mai oi aku ʻolua a kokoke (FS 49), don't you two move up too close.
    • Pau ke oi ʻana o kō lāua mau kino, their bodies stopped slouching about [in anger].
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2. Same as ō #2, oia.

  • Examples:
    • Oi noke, oi huli, oi naku, oi huli nā kānaka, ʻaʻole loaʻa iki, the people kept persevering, kept hunting, kept delving, kept hunting, without any success at all.

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Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng,

Variant spelling of ōwī #1, ōwī #2, ōwī #3.

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ʻoi Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng,

1. nvs. Sharp, acute; sharpness; a sharp sign in music which raises the pitch of the following note a semitone. I laila ka ʻoi kepa lua o Hina-moe (For. 6:373), there the sharp double snapping [tusks] of Hina-moe. hō.ʻoi To sharpen. (PPN kohi.)

2. nvs. Best, superior, superb, main, prominent, exceeding; to exceed, excel; left-over, extra, remaining, above, odd. Maui nō ka ʻoi, Maui indeed is the best. [Note that nō in this sentence qualifies Maui. Nō ka ʻoi without a preceding noun is ungrammatical.] Mea e ʻoi aʻe, what is best, advantage. A ʻoi, emi mai, more or less. Hola ʻelua ā ʻoi, two o'clock or a little after. ʻOi aku ka ʻino, worse. ʻO ka lehua ka ʻoi kela o nā pua, lehua is the best of flowers. ʻOi loa, superlative, the very best. hō.ʻoi To excel; best. Hōʻoi i ka pili, to raise a bet. Nā pono kaulele hōʻoi (song), the gains over and above. [In divination, a priest may put two piles of pebbles under a tapa; then he counts the pebbles in each pile by twos; if none are left over in the would-be thief's pile this is called even (pahu); this means bad luck for the thief if his would-be victim is odd. If both piles are odd, or both piles are even, this, too, is indicative of failure. Having an odd number is good if the victim has an even number. (For. 6:73.)]

3. Same as ʻoiai 1, 2 but rare.

ʻoʻi Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng,

vi., To limp.

  • References:
    • PEP koki.

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ʻoi Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

ʻaʻano, Acute, in math.

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O-I Andrews, Haw to Eng,

v. To project out or over; to go beyond; exceed; generally with mamua. Ioan. 13:16.

2. To be more in any way; to be more excellent; to be greater naturally or morally; to be better. Puk. 1:9. To be excessive in some condition; as, ua oi paaloa, aole e hemo, it is very firmly fixed, it will not be moved.

3. To limp; to walk stiffly.

4. To approach; to draw near to, as in speaking to one. Kin. 44:18.

5. Hoo. To go beyond a prescribed limit. Luk. 3:13. Opposed to hoemi. Kanl. 13:1. Ua hooi aku oe i ka lono, thou exceedest the report. 2 Oihl. 9:6.

6. To be sharp, as a knife, hatchet or spade. Hal. 45:5.

7. To sharpen; to set on edge, as the teeth. Ezek. 18:2. To sharpen, as a knife, on a steel or whetstone. See KEPA. Oikepa, a sharp instrument.

O-I Andrews, Haw to Eng,

s. Excess; superiority; greatness. Kanl. 7:7.

2. An uneven number; difference in numbers, as in substraction.

3. The sharp edge or point of a weapon; hence,

4. Offensive or defensive weapons; arms.Luk. 11:22. The sharp points of broken glass bottles; ua maikai ka omole mawaho; aka, ina e naha ka omole, ua piha loa oloko i ka oi.

5. The name of a small tree.

6. In music, a sharp.

O-I Andrews, Haw to Eng,

adj. First; most excellent; greater; the best.

2. Sharp; full of sharp points; sharp, as a knife; ka hoana oi, the sharp hone; ke apuapu oi, the sharp file.

3. Poor; thin in flesh, that is, having sharp features.

O-I Andrews, Haw to Eng,

adv. While; whilst; during some time when a thing was doing; e hele i ka malamalama, oi kau ke ea i ke kino; oi huli wale lakou ia ia, while they sought for him in vain; while yet.2 Sam. 3:35.

Oi (ō'-i), adj. Parker, Haw to Eng,

1. First; most excellent; greater: the best.

2. Sharp: full of sharp points; sharp, as a knife; ka hoana oi, the sharp hone; ke apuapu oi. the sharp file.

Oi (ō'-i), adv. Parker, Haw to Eng,

While; whilst; while yet; during some time when a thing was being done: e hele i ka ma lamalama, oi kau ke ea i ke kino; oi huli wale lakou ia ia, while they sought for him in vain.

Oi (ō'-i), n. Parker, Haw to Eng,

1. Excess; superiority; greatness.

2. An uneven number: difference in numbers, as in subtraction.

3. The sharp edge or point of a weapon.

Oi (o'-ī'), n. Parker, Haw to Eng,

An introduced weed. (Verbena honariensis.) Also called owi.

Oi (ō'-i), v. Parker, Haw to Eng,

1. To project out or over.

2. To be more; to be better.

3. To be sharp, said of any sharp-edged instrument.

4. To limp.

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