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Probably similar to pupupu #3.

  • Examples:
    • Kuʻu wahi pupu (Nak. 96), my small shelter.
    • ʻO kahi pupu mamua o kuʻu wahi waʻa lā, ʻo Pākaʻa nō ia (Nak. 119), the one in my shelter for my small canoe is Pākaʻa.

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1. vi., To stall; to move slowly and with difficulty, as a canoe or invalid; to remain near; stuck, blocked.

  • Examples:
    • Pupū ke kaʻa, the car is stalled.
    • Aʻo pupū, to learn slowly.
    • Kō lākou mau kaʻa kaua, i hele pupū ai lākou (Puk. 14.25), their war chariots, so that they drove heavily.
    • Pupū ke kai i ka ʻalalauā, blocked is the sea by the fish ʻalalauā [of any difficulty; an omen of the death of royalty].

2. vi., Same as kolopupū.

  • Examples:
    • Kuʻu wahi pupū ʻelemakule (For. 5:121), my poor feeble old man.
    • Kahi pupū (For. 5:133), an old man.

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1. n., General name for marine and land shells; beads, snail (Biblical).

  • Examples:
    • Lei pūpū ō Niʻihau, shell beads of Niʻihau. See lei pūpū.
    • Mehe pūpū lā e heheʻe ana (Hal. 58.8), like the snail that dissolves [into slime].
  • References:
    • PCP puupuu.

2. n., Any circular motif, as in tapa.

  • Examples:
    • Kōnane pūpū, checkerboard pattern [with rounded pits on each square, as on tapa].

3. nvt., Relish, appetizer, canapé, hors d'oeuvre; formerly, the fish, chicken, or banana served with kava; to eat a pūpū.

  • Examples:
    • Ā pūpū i ka ʻanae (For. 5:491), and mullet as appetizer.
  • References:

4. nvi., Bunch, tuft, bundle, as of grass; bouquet; to be bundled up; three or four ʻuo tied together, to be used for featherwork.

  • Examples:
    • Pūpū pili, bundle of pili grass.
    • Pūpū husopa (Puk. 12.22), bunch of hyssop.
  • References:

5. nvt., To draw or gather together; to draw tight, as a fishing net.

  • Examples:
    • Pūpū wahi kūʻōʻō ka mahi ʻai o uka; ola nō ia kini he mahi ʻai na ka ʻōiwi, the upland farmer gathers the small injured sweet potatoes; the multitudes find life, when the farmer farms for himself [though the potatoes may be small, the independent farmer supplies his kin].
  • References:

6. See ʻupena papa.

Nā LepiliTags: fauna tapa food

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ʻaʻano, To be hung, as a network system in a computer program.

  • Source:
    • Existing dictionary word, Extended meaning
  • Examples:
    • Ke pupū maila ka ʻōnaehana pūnaewele. The network system is hung.

Nā LepiliTags: computers

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1. v., To be rough; to be uneven, as a road.

2. To be heavy, as a thing drawn or carried.

3. To walk as one carrying a heavy burden; heaha ka oukou mea kaumaha i pupu ai oukou makai la?

4. To drag a log or canoe through brush and among rocks, &c.

5. To be slow; to lag behind.

6. To gather and bind up into a bundle; e pupu a paa.

7. Hoopupu. The same.

8. To sit still in one place; to sit still, not to go.

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1. s., An old man or woman who walks feebly and carefully for want of strength.

2. A species of snail, the meat of which is eaten by Hawaiians. Hal. 58:8. NOTE.—Pupu is the general name for shells, both sea and land, though not often applied to large ones.

3. A bunch, as of grass, leaves or flowers; pupu husopa, a bunch of hyssop. Puk. 12:22. See puu.

4. A bundle or something bound up, as of grass.

5. A glass bead.

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adv., Roughly; heavily; disagreeably. Puk. 14:25. Hele pupu, hele mamau, hele luuluu.

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adv., Roughly; heavily; disagreeably; hele pupu, hele mamau, hele luuluu.

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n., An old man or woman who walks feebly and carefully for want of strength.

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1. n., A species of snail, the meat of which is eaten by Hawaiians. (Pupu is the general name for shells, both sea and land, though not often applied to large ones.)

2. n., A bunch, as of grass, leaves or flowers. Syn: Puu.

3. n., A bundle or something bound up, as of grass.

4. n., A glass bead.

5. n., A motif in the carving on tapa beaters, consisting of round depressions resembling shells.

Nā LepiliTags: fauna

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1. v., To be rough; to be uneven, as a road.

2. v., To drag heavily, as in heavy hauling, hence being slow or lagging behind.

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v., To gather and bind in bundles.

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