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Reduplication of pai #1, pai #2; to lobby; to rock.

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/ paʻi.paʻi / Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. Reduplication of paʻi #1; to applaud, clap; applause; to sprinkle coloring matter (as charcoal or red cloth) on tapa and beat it in.

  • hoʻopaʻipaʻi Caus/sim.; Reduplication of hoʻopaʻi.
    • Hoʻopaʻipaʻi ʻaumakua, sickness or trouble due to the displeasure of the ʻaumakua, family god.
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2. Reduplication of paʻi #3; mixed, diluted.

  • Examples:
    • Lama paʻipaʻi ʻia, mixed alcoholic drink, cocktail.
    • Waiū paʻipaʻi, diluted milk.

3. vt., To trim, prune, cut, clip, as a plant or the hair; to strip off, as leaves.

  • Examples:
    • Lauoho paʻipaʻi, trimmed hair.
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Luna paipai pila. Floor leader, as a member of a legislative body.

hamani, To dilute or mix, as a drink.

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    • Existing dictionary word
  • Examples:
    • Ua paʻipaʻi ʻia ka lama i ka wai. The alcoholic beverage was diluted with water.
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hamani To dribble, as a basketball. Niʻihau. Also pākimokimo, pāloiloi. Cf. pekupeku.

v. See PAI, to strike. To rouse; to excite; to put in mind, as one careless or indifferent.

2. To strike with the palm of the hand.

3. To prune; to lop off limbs; to pluck leaves. Oihk. 25:3.

4. To chastise; to correct; to smite. Isa. 53:4.

5. To bolster up, as a sick man. 1 Nal. 22:35.

6. To clap the hands as a sign of rejoicing; a paipai lakou i na lima. 2 Nal. 11:12.

7. To peel off, as the bark of a tree or the skin of an animal; to peel off; to separate the flesh from the bones.

8. To act against another thing, as the under jaw against the upper in eating or speaking; to strike against so as to make a noise.

9. Hoo. To swell out as if stuffed with food; to strut with sufficiency; to be bold; to dare.

s. A correction; a chastisement. Kanl. 11:2.

2. Paipai manao, a remembrancer; a memorial. Puk. 30:16.

3. The act of pounding kapa as done by women.

4. Name of a medicine made of the leaves of the ipuawaawa, a kind of gourd; the waiiki diluted with water.

5. A threshold of a door. Lunk. 19:27.

6. The name of a kind of hula; he paipai kekahi hula.

adj. He pahi paipai, a pruning knife; mea paipai waina, any article used in dressing grape vines. See Isa. 61:5.

Paipai (pa'i-pa'i), adj.

Parker Haw to Eng,

Pertaining to paipai or the act of trimming, cutting or clipping.

1. Correction; chastisement; trimming.

2. A process of staining tapa with the native dye.

3. A process of mixing or blending.

[Pai, to strike.]

1. To strike with the palm of the hand; to clap.

2. To cut or break off superfluous parts, as in trimming plants.

3. To smite.

Paipai (pā'i-pā'i), v.

Parker Haw to Eng,

[Pai, to urge on.] To encourage; to incite by speech; to advise; to press upon one's attention.

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