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pānānā

/ pā.nā.nā / Haw to Eng, Pukui-Elbert,

1. nvi., Compass; pilot; to row here and there irregularly.

  • Examples:
    • Aia i hea? Aia i ka ʻauwaʻa i pānānā. Where [is he]? With a fleet of straying canoes [anywhere, a way of avoiding the question].
  • References:

2. n., Possibly a local name of the Jacobean lily (Sprekelia formosissima 🌐), a kind of amaryllis from Central America, cultivated in Hawaiʻi since about 1850. The flowers are red, 8 to 10 cm long, irregularly funnel-shaped, usually single on a long stem. The plant is named for a chiefess, the wife of Samuel Parker, owner of the Parker Ranch.

  • References:
    • Neal 223.

Nā LepiliTags: flora flowers image

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kikino, Compass, as for navigation (preceded by ke).

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