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inter. How? What? How about it? (Gram. 8.3.) Pehea ʻoe? How are you? What about you? Pehea lā! I don't know how! Pehea hoʻi! How, I don't know! Who knows? Pehea ʻoe i kēia pālule? What do you think of this shirt? Pehea ka luhi, hana nō, whatever the tiredness, just keep working. Pehea nohoʻi inā maʻaneʻi (song), how would it be if [you looked] here. (PNP pefea.)

adv. inter. Pe, as, and hea, how? In what manner? how? why? what?

v. See the adverb above. To ask how or in what manner a thing was done; to inquire how a person is; alaila, pehea iho la kela? pane mai la ia, pehea hoi, then that person asked how it was done? he answered, how indeed.

Pehea (pĕ'-hē'-a), adv.

Haw to Eng, Parker,

[Pe, as, and hea, how?] In what manner? how? why? what? Pehea oe? How are you?

Pehea (pĕ'-hē'-a), v.

Haw to Eng, Parker,

[Pehea, how.] To ask how or in what manner a thing was done; to inquire how a person is: Alaila, pehea iho la kela? pane mai la ia, pehea hoi, then that person asked how it was done. He answered, how indeed?

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