v. To strike or smite with the palm of the hand.
2. E pai ka lima, to strike hands, i. e., to take or confirm an agreement. Puk. 6:8. E pai na lima, a ae na waha, lilo; hence, to make a bargain. Sol. 11:15.
3. To strike the hands together expressive of much feeling; a pai pu na lima ona, he smote his hands one against another.
4. To treat a person harshly or severely; pau ae la lakou i ke paiia me ka hewa ole, they were all hardly treated without any fault; malama oia i na ’lii, aole pai uku i ko lakou aina, he took care of the chiefs, he did not tax heavily the land.
5. To strike, i. e., to tax the people or punish them; to lay a tax upon the people for some real or imaginary offense; i ka wa i huhu ai na ’lii i kanaka, o ke pae ae la no ia i ka aina, when the chiefs were angry with the people, then they struck (taxed) the land.
6. To be bound with one in affection.
7. To appear; to rise up, as out of the water; ike iki lakou ia ia e pai wale mai ana no iluna o ka ilikai, he just saw him rising above the surface of the sea.
8. To pry up or block up one side of a thing when it is pried up.
9. To stamp; to print; to impress a stamp.
10. To drive or urge one away; e pai wale, to exercise in vain; to gain nothing for what one does; a i hopu pu i ka pahu, aole no eo (na kukini), pai wale.
11. To stir up sedition; to raise a persecution; pai mai la lakou ma ka olelo kaua, they excited the people through words of war.
12. To stir up or excite one’s desires; pai aku la ia i ka makemake nui i na kii.
13. To influence one to evil.
14. To mix together two ingredients, as wine with water. Isa. 1:22.
15. To plaster a house; to spread mortar; e pai hale.
16. Hoo. To strike back; to resist; to revenge; to avenge. Nah. 31:2.
17. To punish for some offense; e hoopai aku, no ke kaua wale ana o Kahekili ia ia, to punish him for Kahekili’s making war upon him without cause.
18. To recompense either good or evil; thus, hoopai pono, or hoopai hewa.
19. To visit or come to one for evil or for good.
20. To administer justice; to requite. Kanl. 32:6. To require; to recompense.
21. To end or finish a prayer in the preparation for war.