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1. Same as pāpiopio, a fish.

2. vt., Pressed down, flat, especially of a woman's pāʻū, skirt; furled, as a flag, or as the makahiki banner; to hold flat; to tuck under, as a hen with chicks; sideways.

  • Examples:
    • Noho pāpio, to sit properly with knees together and feet to one side, of women.
    • Pāpio i ka palekoki, to hold the skirt flat down [as in a strong wind].
    • Kamalopāpio (name), the malo [-flap] held down.

Nā LepiliTags: fauna fish

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Gulch, Hālawa qd., Molokaʻi, named for the young stage of ulua (crevally) fish.

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