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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].
  • References:

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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oi / O-I / Andrews Haw to Eng,

1. 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. Hooi. 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.

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oi / O-I / Andrews Haw to Eng,

1. 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.

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oi / O-I / Andrews Haw to Eng,

1. 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.

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oi / 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.

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oi / ō'-i / Parker Haw to Eng,

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

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

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oi / ō'-i / Parker Haw to Eng,

adv., 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.

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oi / ō'-i / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. n., Excess; superiority; greatness.

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

3. n., The sharp edge or point of a weapon.

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oi / o'-ī' / Parker Haw to Eng,

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

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oi / ō'-i / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. v., To project out or over.

2. v., To be more; to be better.

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

4. v., To limp.

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