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nvi. Startled; to cry out in alarm; fright, shock; to explode, as a lava flow; to wake suddenly; sudden appearance, as a burst of fragrance. Puoho ʻa Lono ma ka hoʻāla o kona akua, Lono was startled and awakened by his god. hoʻo.puoho Caus/sim. (PCP puoho.)

v. See PUIWA. To start and cry out; to start in a fright; to jump suddenly, as from a sleep. Laieik. 26. To cry out or sound together.

s. A sudden start; a fright, i. e., e oho pu.

Puoho (pŭ-ō'-ho), n.

/ pŭ-ō'-ho / Haw to Eng, Parker,

A sudden start from fright; a fright.

Puoho (pŭ-ō'-ho), v.

/ pŭ-ō'-ho / Haw to Eng, Parker,

1. To start and cry out; to start in a fright; to jump suddenly, as from a sleep. Laieik. p.26.

2. To cry out or sound together.

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