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pau Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. vs., Finished, ended, through, terminated, completed, over, all done; final, finishing; entirely, completely, very much; after; all, to have all; to be completely possessed, consumed, destroyed.

  • Examples:
    • Pau ka haʻawina, the lesson is finished.
    • Pau ke kaʻa i ka nāhāhā, the car was completely destroyed.
    • Pau ʻeka, very dirty, filthy.
    • Oki pau ka hana a ka huila, extremely wonderful is the doing of the wheel.
    • Pau nā luna i ka ʻeha, all the officers were injured.
    • Pau i ka lilo, all sold, gone, taken, consumed.
    • Ka pau ʻana ihola nō ia o kaʻu haʻawina, my lesson is just finished.
    • Pau Pele, pau manō, consumed by Pele, consumed by a shark [an oath meaning “may I be destroyed if I have not spoken truth”].
    • Pau poʻo, pau hiʻu, consumed head, consumed tail [total destruction].
  • References:
    • PNP pau.

2. idiom. Said to be (used in special idioms, unfavorably).

  • Examples:
    • Hele akula i kauhale e kamaʻilio ai, i laila pau koʻu hiamoe nui, ka hana ʻole, going to houses of others and chatting, there saying that Iʻm sleeping all the time, doing no work.
    • Pau kona lapuwale i nā hoahānau, said by his cousins to be worthless.

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paʻu Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. nvs., Soot, smudge; ink dregs; ink powder; ink used for tattooing made of burned kukui shells; tar-colored excrement as resulting from hemorrhage; sooty.

2. nvs., Drudgery, slaving; tedious and laborious work, toil; toilsome.

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paʻū Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

vs., Moist, damp, soaked, drenched, moldy.

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pāʻū / pā.ʻū / Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. nvt., Woman's skirt, sarong; skirt worn by women horseback riders; to wear a pāʻū. Figuratively, the sea (UL 36).

  • Examples:
    • Pāʻū hula, any kind of dance skirt.
    • Pāʻū lāʻī, ti-leaf skirt.
    • Pāʻū-o-Luʻukia, ornamental sennit lashing of canoe float to outrigger boom, said to have been named for the chastity belt worn by Luʻukia (Malo 134, Emerson note.)
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2. n., Mat covering for a canoe, sometimes with crew sticking their heads out through holes in the mat.

  • References:
    • Malo 135, Emerson note.

3. n., Red feathers bound to base of yellow feathers in an ʻuo, bunch.

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pau Māmaka Kaiao Haw to Eng,

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paʻu Māmaka Kaiao Haw to Eng,

See kalina paʻu.

PAU Andrews Haw to Eng,

v. To all; to be all; to be entire or complete to whatever it refers.

2. To be spent; to be finished or completed.

3. To consume; to pass away. PASS. Pauia or pauhia.

4. Hoo. To destroy; to consume; to put an end to. Nah. 14:35.

5. To make an end of; to finish, as an appointed work. Ios. 5:8.

6. To end; to terminate; to make up; to fill up, as time; to fulfill, as a specified time. Kin. 29:27.

PAU Andrews Haw to Eng,

s. A kind of poor kapa, not white nor black, nor any definite color. It takes ke for its article.

2. Ink for writing.

3. The black smut of a lampwick; he wahi eleele no ke kukui.

4. A vault; a stone house; lua pau.

PAU Andrews Haw to Eng,

adj. All; a pau loa, all; every one; everything.

PAU Andrews Haw to Eng,

adv. Entirely; wholly; completely. NOTE.—Use has rendered the meaning of this word like the French tout, as in tout le mond, all the world, everybody, when only a small part is intended.

PA-U Andrews Haw to Eng,

s. The principal garment of a Hawaiian female in former times, consisting of a number of kapas, generally five, wound around the waist and reaching to the knee more or less.

PA-U Andrews Haw to Eng,

v. To put or bind on a pa-u.

Pau (pa'u), adj. Parker Haw to Eng,

All; every one; everything; all done; finished.

Pau (pa'u), adv. Parker Haw to Eng,

Entirely; wholly; completely. (Use has rendered the meaning of this word like the French tout, as in tout le monde, all the world, everybody, when only a small part is intended.)

Pau (pă-ū'), n. Parker Haw to Eng,

A kind of tapa.

Pau (pa'u), n. Parker Haw to Eng,

Ink-powder; smut; soot.

Pa-u (pā-ū'), n. Parker Haw to Eng,

The principal garment of a Hawaiian woman in former times, consisting of a number of tapas, generally five, wound around the waist and reaching to the knee.

Pau (pa'u), v. Parker Haw to Eng,

1. To be ended.

2. To be spent; to be finished or completed.

3. To be consumed; to be passed away.

Pa-u (pā-ū'), v. Parker Haw to Eng,

To put or bind on a pa-u.

Pau (pāu) : Parker Haw to Eng,

done finished Land section. Oahu.

Pau Place Names of Hawaiʻi,

Street near the McCully bridge, Wai-kīkī, Honolulu, named by Bruce Cartwright who subdivided the area. (TM.) Lit., finished (canoe races on the Ala Wai Canal finished here).

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