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vt., To send away, expel; to unite portions of tapa by beating.

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pakū

heheleintransitive verb Haw to Eng, Pukui-Elbert,

vi., To burst out, break open; squeeze out; crushed.

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n., Curtain, screen, partition, veil; partitions before openings of deep-sea bag nets. Figuratively, shield, defense.

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    • Iēhowa kō mākou pākū (Hal. 89.18), the Lord our defense.
    • Kū pākū ka pali o Nihoa i ka makani (saying), the cliff of Nihoa stands as a bulwark against the wind [said of one bravely facing misfortune].
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    • PCP paatuu.

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hamani To block (a shot), in basketball. Dic., ext. mng. See entries below. Paku ʻino. To roof. Ua paku ʻino ʻia kā ia nei e ia ala. He was roofed by that guy.

hamani To block (the ball), in volleyball. Dic., ext. mng. Also pālulu. See ʻai hele wale. Mea paku. Blocker. Also paku.

ʻaʻano Physical, as a scientific term relating to physical matter. Sh. pōhaku. Cf. kālaiaopaku. Nā ʻanopili paku. Physical properties.

v. Pa, a wall, and ku, to stand. To partition off; to guard; to defend; to shield one from harm; manao iho la au e haliu ae i ko kakou Haku me ka i aku, e paku mai oe ia'u; to parry off; to defend by some means; a paku aku la na kanaka i ka moena no ka pu, and the people put up their mats as a defense against the guns.

2. To cast away; to drive off; to tread or trample down; e hahi, e hehi, e peku.

v. See PAHU. To burst out, as grain from a bag, or as matter from a boil. NOTE.—This is perhaps a mistake for pahu, but the manuscript was very plain.

s. A partition, as of a house.

2. The wall of a small inclosure.

3. A defense; a place of security. Hal. 89:18.

4. A shield; a veil concealing something. Puk. 26:31. A hanging division; a curtain. Puk. 27:15. NOTE.—The partitions or pakus in the houses of former times, where the people had any at all, were nothing more than kapas or mats hung up.

5. A division; that which makes a place to be separated from another place.

6. A uniting or joining or sewing of two pieces of kapa.

7. A uniting of two pieces of wauke by beating to make one kapa.

Paku (pă'-kū'), n.

/ pă'-kū' / Haw to Eng, Parker,

1. A partition, as of a house.

2. The wall of a small inclosure.

3. A defense; a place of security. Hal. 89:18.

4. A shield; a veil concealing something. Puk. 26:31. A hanging division; a curtain. Puk. 27:15. (The partitions or paku in the houses of former times, where the people had any at all, were nothing more than tapa or mats hung up.)

Paku (pā'-kū'), v.

/ pā'-kū' / Haw to Eng, Parker,

[Pa, a wall, and ku, to stand.] To partition off, to guard; to defend; to shield one from harm: manao iho la au e haliu ae i ko kakou Haku me ka i aku, e paku mai oe ia'u; to parry off; to defend by some means; a paku aku la na kanaka i ka moena no ka pu, and the people put up their mats as a defense against the guns.

Paku (pā-kū'), v.

/ pā-kū' / Haw to Eng, Parker,

To burst out, as grain from a bag, or as matter from a boil. Syn: Pahu.

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