Wehewehe Wikiwiki Hawaiian language dictionaries

1. nvt., To slap, spank, beat, hit, clap; to print, publish; to snap, as pictures; to break, as a taboo; a slapping, slap, stamping, printing (several old types of tapa begin with paʻi: paʻipaʻinahā, paʻiua, paʻiʻula; preceded by ke).

  • Examples:
    • Paʻi ʻana, printing, edition, impression.
    • Paʻi ipu, to beat a gourd drum.
    • Ke kolu o ke paʻi ʻana, third edition.
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2. nvs., To tie; a draw; equal; to make an agreement (said to be so called because champions slapped each other's open palms after they had agreed on the terms of a match or race, and with a draw it was as though they had no more than concluded the terms).

  • Examples:
    • Inā e paʻi ana e koho ana ʻoia, if it's a tie, he will vote.
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3. vt., To mix, as ingredients; to mingle.

4. To put clothes to soak, as in soapy water.

5. nvt., A bundle, package, especially of food; to tie up such a bundle; bunch, cluster, as of grapes (preceded by ke).

6. Rare variant of paʻipaʻi; to strip, as bark.

7. nvt., Lining, as of pandanus or sugar-cane leaves, inside thatching of pili grass; to line thus.

8. vs., Decaying, of fruits or plants; blight.

9. Short for paʻi malau.

10. n., A heap.

11. vt., To evict, as from land.

  • Examples:
    • ʻO ka paʻi ʻana o ʻAikanaka i nā mākua … ma kēia paʻi ʻana a ʻAikanaka i nā mākua (FS 47), as for Man-eater's eviction of the parents … in this eviction by Man-eater of the parents [from their land] (note possessive prepositions o and a in similar environments).

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kikino, Portuguese man-of-war (Physalia 🌐).

  • Source:
    • Niʻihau.
  • References:
    • See paʻipeʻa, paʻipihi.

Nā LepiliTags: Niʻihau fauna fish

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hamani, To print, as on a computer (preceded by ke).

  • Source:
    • Existing dictionary word

Nā LepiliTags: computers preceded by ke

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kikino, Shot, as of a photograph or in movie or video production (preceded by ke).

  • Source:
    • Existing dictionary word, Extended meaning
  • Examples:
    • Nā ʻano paʻi. Types of shots.
    • Paʻi laulā. Wide shot.
    • Paʻi laulā loa. Extreme wide shot.
    • Paʻi lōpū. Medium shot.
    • Paʻi kokoke. Close-up.
    • Paʻi kokoke loa. Extreme close-up.
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Nā LepiliTags: preceded by ke

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hamani, To take, shoot, or snap, as a photograph (preceded by ke).

  • Source:
    • Existing dictionary word
  • Examples:
    • Mea paʻi kiʻi. Photographer, cameraperson.
    • Paʻi kiʻiʻoniʻoni. To shoot a movie film.
    • Paʻi wikiō. To shoot a video.
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Nā LepiliTags: preceded by ke

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