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pākuʻi Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng / pā.kuʻi. /,

1. nvi., To splice or add on, append, annex, supplement, engraft (Rom. 11.17), graft; suffix, prefix, affix; extension, wing of a house; additional.

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2. vt., To beat, pound, oppose, oppress.

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    • Ua pākuʻi ka makani mamua o lākou (Mar. 6.48), the wind beat ahead of them.
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3. vs., Heavy scented, whether sickly sweet or foul.

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    • Ua hoʻopailua loa mākou i kēia kālā, ua pākuʻi, we are sick of this money, [it's] foul smelling.
    • Pākuʻi lua nā pali o Pelekunu (saying), doubly foul-smelling are the cliffs of Musty [said of vile-smelling places].
    • Ua ana pākuʻi lā i ke aloha (chant), satiated with the aroma of love.

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pākuʻi Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

hamani, To graft.

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    • Existing dictionary word
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pākuʻi Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

hamani, To annex, in math, as in annexing a zero to show both decimal parts as a hundreth: e.g., 6.10.

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    • Existing dictionary word, Extended meaning

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Pākuʻi Place Names of Hawaiʻi,

  • Peak (4,380 feet high), and heiau (Summers 119), Ka-malō qd., Molokaʻi.
  • Street, Pālolo, Honolulu; central peak of the three peaks of Mount Olo-mana, Oʻahu, named for the keeper of the fishponds at Ka-ʻele-pulu and Ka-wai-nui, a swift runner (Sterling and Summers 5:266-267). Literally, attached.

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