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pepehi Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. vt. To beat, strike, pound, kill. Pepehi ā make, to beat to death, kill. Pepehi i ka manaʻolana, to dash hopes. Pepehi i nā mū, pepehi mea ʻino, disinfect. Mea pepehi kanaka, weapon. Pepehi ā ʻokiʻoki holoholona, to butcher animals. hoʻo.pepehi To cause to beat, strike, kill; to pretend to beat. (PNP pepesi.)

2. n. Surface of a tapa beater formed by deep grooves with the wide ridges (up to 14) rounded off in the form of an inverted U; sometimes the beater itself was so called. Cf. hoahoa, hohoa.

PE-PE-HI Andrews Haw to Eng,

v. See PEHI, to pelt. To beat severely; to strike; to smite.

2. To pound a thing until it is soft; hence,

3. To kill; to commit murder. Puk. 20:13.

4. To slaughter, as an animal. Oih. 8:15.

Pepehi (pĕ-pē'-hi), n. / pĕ-pē'-hi / Parker Haw to Eng,

[Pepehi, to beat hard.]

1. An ie kuku or tapa beater used in the preliminary pounding of wauke for tapa. and carved with parallel lines having rounded edges.

2. The design carved on a tapa beater.

Pepehi (pĕ'-pē'-hi), v. / pĕ'-pē'-hi / Parker Haw to Eng,

[Pehi, to pelt.]

1. To beat severely; to strike; to smite.

2. To pound a thing until it is soft; hence.

3. To kill; to commit murder.

4. To slaughter, as an animal.

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