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vt. Underhanded, deceitful, dishonest; to come up from below, as an undercut blow; to undermine, dig under, burrow beneath, filch, deal dishonestly; to reach up from under the crotch. Nā hana poholalo a nā mākaʻi, deceitful activities of the police. E poholalo aʻe ana o ʻAi-wohi-kupua i kāna puʻupuʻu (For. 5:411), ʻAi-wohi-kupua dealt his undercut blow.

v. Poho and lalo, downward. To give or furnish a thing to be trampled upon; e haawi mai malalo o na wawae.

s. Mischief done by disturbing one when sitting down; na hana kolohe malalo o ka okole.

Poholalo (pō'-hŏ-lā'-lo), n.

/ pō'-hŏ-lā'-lo / Haw to Eng, Parker,

Mischief done by disturbing one when sitting down; na hana kolohe malalo o ka okole.

Poholalo (pō'-hŏ-lă'-lo), v.

/ pō'-hŏ-lă'-lo / Haw to Eng, Parker,

[Poho and lalo, downward.] To give or furnish, a thing to be trampled upon; e haawi mai malalo o na wawae.

Poholalo (pō'-hŏ-lā'-lo), v.

/ pō'-hŏ-lā'-lo / Haw to Eng, Parker,

[Poho, to dig and lalo, underneath.]

1. To undermine.

2. To act in an underhand manner; to defeat or thwart clandestinely.

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