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Reduplication of pao #1, pao #2.

  • Examples:
    • Ua paopao ʻia ʻoia no kō kākou hala, he was wounded for our transgressions.
    • Paopao noho niʻa, blunt or proud speech [caused by] slander.
  • References:
    • PEP paʻopaʻo.

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paʻo.paʻo, ulua paʻo.paʻo

Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

n. A species of ulua, a fish (Caranx speciosus); green and yellow with vertical green bands; considered one of the best fishes for eating raw.

v. See PAO, to peck; to strike at. To beat or bruise the head.

2. To beat or bruise generally. Isa. 53:5. To smite. Puk. 3:20.

s. A strife; a beating. Puk. 21:25. Paopaoia, beaten; bruised. Oihk. 22:24.

2. The name of a species of fish.

adj. Bound, as a prisoner; one in bondage. See PIO.

Paopao (pă'o-pă'o), n.

/ pă'o-pă'o / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. A strife; a beating.

2. A species of cavalla fish (Caranx speciosus).

Paopao (pā'o-pa'o), v.

/ pā'o-pa'o / Parker Haw to Eng,

[Pao, to peck; to strike at.]

1. To beat or bruise.

2. To beat or bruise generally; to smite.

3. To bore through anything by striking with a pointed instrument.

Paopao (pā'o-pā'o) :

/ pā'o-pā'o / Parker Haw to Eng,

beating, strife. Land section, Kohala, Hawaii.

Point, north Lā-naʻi. Lit., scooping.

E huli iā “paopao” ma Ulukau.

Search for “paopao” on Ulukau.

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