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nvi., To fish with a light pole offshore; pole fishing.

  • Examples:
    • Kanaka paeaea, fisherman.
    • Hele kākou i ka paeaea, let's go pole-fishing.

2. nvi., A chant of supplication; to chant thus, perhaps so called as a means of “fishing” for something.

  • References:
    • PH 149.

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pāeaea

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

1. vs., Smooth, calm, as the sea.

2. n., A variety of fish mentioned as having sharp protuberances.

  • References:
    • (Malo 46).

3. vt., To signal with the arms.

  • Rare

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s. See PAEA. Hardness; severity; cruelty.

2. Conduct contrary to uprightness; ka hana ku like ole me ka pono.

3. The act of catching fish; a iho aku la i ka paeaea aweoweo. Laieik. 206.

4. The name of a species of fish.

5. Striking for or beckoning to one.

v. To strike fire, as with steel and flint. Laieik. 54.

adj. Hard; severe; unjust, as a man with his neighbors.

2. Smooth; unruffled, as a smooth sea. See KAIPAEAEA.

Paeaea pā'-e'a-e'a), adj.

Haw to Eng, Parker,

Smooth; unruffled, as a smooth sea. Syn: Kaipaeaea.

Paeaea (pă-e'a-e'a), n.

/ pă-e'a-e'a / Haw to Eng, Parker,

1. Hardness; severity; cruelty.

2. Conduct contrary to uprightness; ka hana ku like ole me ka pono.

Paeaea (pă-ē'-ă-ē'-a), n.

/ pă-ē'-ă-ē'-a / Haw to Eng, Parker,

1. A signaling with the arms.

2. The act of fishing with hook and line. Syn: Kaipaeaea.

Paeaea (pă-ē'-a-ē'-a), v.

/ pă-ē'-a-ē'-a / Haw to Eng, Parker,

To fish with hook and line; to angle.

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