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Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. nvs., Stingy, miserly, niggardly; stinginess (sometimes preceded by ke).

2. nvi., Sputtering, smoldering, as green wood that burns poorly; to snort, as a horse; to sniffle or have difficulty breathing due to a congestion in the nose, as caused by a cold; to break wind with a slight sputtering sound.

  • Examples:
    • Pī ka ʻamo, the anus sputters [to work hard like a slave].
    • ʻO ke kāne kēnā, pī ka ʻamo, if he's your husband, you'll know plenty of drudgery; literally, the anus will give a pī sound.
  • References:

3. vt., To sprinkle, as water with the fingers.

4. n., Peas, lentils (2 Sam. 17.28); a kind of bean; hyacinth bean (Dolichos lablab 🌐) or Lima bean.

  • Source:
    • English.

5. n., The letter “p.”

  • Source:
    • English.

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pi Māmaka Kaiao Eng to Haw,

_, in math. Pai.

PI Andrews Haw to Eng,

v. To sprinkle, as water. Oihk. 6:27.

2. To throw water with the hand. See PIPI, KAPII and KAPIPI.

3. To cause water to flow drop by drop; to flow in very small quantities.

4. Hoo. To be stingy; to be close; to be hard upon the poor.

PI Andrews Haw to Eng,

adj. Green; soggy; incombustible; smoking, as green wood; e mani ai ka umu; e waiho ana aku ka momoki pi e.

2. Parsimonious; stingy; close; hard; unkind; ungenerous. See UAHOA.

PI Andrews Haw to Eng,

s. Closeness; stinginess; parsimony, &c.

2. Eng. Peas; lentiles. 2 Sam. 17:28.

Pi (pi), adj. / pi / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. Slow to burn, as green wood.

2. Parsimonious; stingy; close; hard; unkind; ungenerous. Syn: Uahoa.

Pi (pi), n. / pi / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. Closeness; stinginess; parsimony, etc.

2. [Eng.] Peas; lentils.

Pi (pĭ), v. / pĭ / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. To sprinkle, as water.

2. To throw water with the hand. Syn: Pipi, kapii and kapipi.

3. To be close; to he stingy; to be hard in a bargain.

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