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puʻupā

/ puʻu.pā / Haw to Eng, Pukui-Elbert,

1. nvi., Obstacle, struck object; to be struck.

  • Examples:
    • Puʻupā Niʻihau na ka Unulau (chant) Niʻihau is struck by the Unulau wind.
    • He puʻupā hiolo wale nō i ka leo, an obstacle that can be upset by the voice [by gentle speech].

2. n., A stone used for maika stones.

  • Rare

3. (Cap.) n., A lua fighting stroke.

4. vt., To give and receive freely.

  • Rare

Nā LepiliTags: lua fighting

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