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Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng,

1. nvi. Fence, wall, corral, pen, sty, enclosure, courtyard, patio, arena, (house) lot, yard, extremity; to build a fence, enclosure. Cf. pānini, Pā-lama (place name), fence built of lama wood. Mai kēlā pā o ka honua, a mai kēlā pā o ka lani mai (Mar. 13.27), from that end of the earth and from that end of the heavens. (PPN paa.)

2. n. Dish, plate, pan; elongated food bowl used for meat or fish; flat basin; phonograph record, disk (preceded by ke). Cf. halepā.

3. n. Mother-of-pearl shell (Pinctada margaritifera 🌐); pearl-shell lure; fishhook (cf. pā ʻiʻo, pā kau ulua). Both ke and ka are used with pā #3. Pā ā eo, a successful pā lure. Pā hau, shell with white on inside. Pā mae, variegated shell; lit., faded shell. (PPN paa.)

4. nvs., nvi. A broadly used loaʻa-type word (Gram. 4.4), said of drinking, hearing, feeling, and activity of wind, sun, moon; also used as a noun with similar meanings (see ex., pualalea). To touch, get, contact, reach, gain control of, hit, experience; to blow (as wind), shine (as moon or sun), hear, drink. Cf. pā kāhea, pā wai. Ua pā maila kuʻu lima iāʻoe, you touched my hand. Pā kanaka, to have sexual experience; lit., touch someone. Pā ka ʻai, to taste food. Pā kīʻaha, to touch a tumbler; to sip intoxicants. Pā i ka leo, to be struck by a voice, i.e., to be told something that hurts the feelings, to be rebuked. Mālama o pā, watch or you'll be hurt. Pā nō lilo, touch and gone [of a stolen object]. Mālama o lilo i ka lima ā pā, watch out or [it] will disappear into [someone's] hands and be taken away. Pā ka ʻāina iāʻoe (FS 133), you'll get control of the land. Ka pā ʻana a ka lā, sunshine. ʻO ka pā kōnane a ka mahina (song), the bright touch of the moon. Pā i ka ʻupena, touched by a net [sald of a fish that has escaped a net and is wary]. Pā i ka makau, touched by a hook [said of a fish that has been hooked and then, having escaped, is very wary]. hoʻo.pā About the same as pā 4; to touch; to try out, test. E hele aku ʻoe e hoʻopā i ke kahuna pule, go and see if you can get the minister to help, put a “touch” to him. Pōhaku hoʻopā, touchstone. Hoʻopā iki, to touch lightly or cautiously; to eat or drink sparingly. (PPN paa.)

5. nvi., A sound; to sound; beat, rhythm, as of a dance; stroke, as of an instrument; thump of a gourd down on a pad, with one quick slap of the fingers as the gourd is raised; signal to begin a dance or drumming. Pā maila ka leo hone o ka waiolina, the sweet sound of a violin reached here.

6. vs. Barren, as a female; to have ceased bearing; parched, as land. ʻO Kila pā wahine, Kila, the last born of the woman. hoʻo.pā To procure barrenness, as by prayer or medication. (PPN paʻaʻ.)

7. n. Flat top of a hat.

8. n. Lowest and highest note in the musical scale, do.

9. vs. Temporary, fleeting. He nohona pā wale, temporary residence.

10. n. Section of net attached to a bag in certain types of fishing.

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Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

kikino, Disk (preceded by ke).

  • Source:
    • Existing dictionary word, Extended meaning
  • Examples:
    • Pā kamepiula. Computer disk.
    • Pā malule. Floppy disk.
    • Pā maʻemaʻe. Blank disk.
    • Pā hoʻomaka. Startup disk.
    • Pā polokalamu. Program disk.
    • Pā paʻaloko. Hard disk.
    • Pā paʻaloko wehe. Removable hard disk.

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Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

kikino, Do, the first note on the musical scale.

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Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

Huina pā. Intercept, in math. Huina pā X. X-intercept.

Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

Mīkini holoi pā. Dishwasher. Kopa mīkini holoi pā. Dishwasher soap.

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