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oki Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng,

1. vi. To stop, finish, end.

  • Examples:
    • He iʻa anei kō ka mākeke? ʻAʻole, he oki loa! Is there fish at the market? No, all gone.
    • Ua oki nā ʻōlelo a kāua no ka mea ke oki mai nei ka ʻona o ka ʻawa iaʻu (Laie 377), our talk stopped because the intoxication of the kava for me became extraordinary.
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2. vs. Extraordinary, wondrous, superlative, much (usually but not always in an unfavorable sense, sometimes with idea: not at all, none, all gone).

  • Examples:
    • Oki pau, extraordinary.
    • Pehea kou makua kāne? Ua oki loa! How's your father? Much worse! Ua hele ke kino ā oki, his body is wasted [by disease].
    • Ua hele ʻoe ā oki loa i ka lepo! Youʻre filthy with dirt! Kāhiko ā oki a pāʻihiʻihi, dressed in best finery, so attractive.
    • Oki nohoʻi ka hana a ka Hawaiʻi ʻimi loa, wondrous indeed are the deeds of deep-seeking Hawaiʻi.
    • Oki pau ka hana a ka huila, wondrous the doings of the wheel.
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3. vi. To take effect, as ʻawa intoxication.

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oki Andrews, Haw to Eng / O-KI /,

v. To cut off; to cut in two, as any substance; as, oki laau, oki pohaku.

2. To end or finish any talk or business. Kin. 11:8.

3.To cut up root and branch; to destroy in any way.

4. To stop; put an end to; e oki i ke kamailio, to cease talking. Kin. 17:22.

5. To cut off; to separate from privileges; to punish. Oihk. 7:20.

6. To cut grain, as a harvest. Kanl. 24:19.

7. To cut off one's head.

8. To cut off food, as a famine; oki loa iho la ka aina i ka wi, the land is utterly destroyed by famine; to take possession of; to be subjected to the influence of, as intoxication; inu iho la ke Alii me kona Kuhina, a oki mai la ka ona a ka awa Laieik. 34. Ina he kaikamahine, e okiia ka piko ma ka hale, ina he keikikane, ma ka heiau e oki ai ka piko o ua keiki la. NOTE.—This verb takes ua before the imperative mood; as, ua oki, stop; ua oki pela, stop there. Hoo. To stop; to cease; to end; to cut short; to terminate; to defer a decision; the opposite of hoomaka, to begin; to cause to stop; cease. Puk.5:4. To cut and gather in, as a harvest. Oihk. 19:9. To cut off; destroy. 2 Nal. 23:5. NOTE.—Oki loa and hooki loa imply a destructive process according to the nature of the case; as, oki loa ka hana i ka paumaele; oki loa ka waiwai i ka popopo; hence,

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