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Redup. of puhi 1–3; to spit. Fig., to abolish, as taboo (Kep. 143); to be blown away, flee. Pupuhi kukui i ka lani, mālamalama ka honua (chant for Kamehameha V), blow out the lights in the heavens, the earth is lighted. Pupuhi ka iʻa o ʻUkoʻa, the fish of ʻUkoʻa have vanished [of one who flees; ʻUkoʻa is at Wai-a-lua, Oʻahu]. Pupuhi ka ʻulu o Keʻei, the breadfruit of Keʻei have disappeared [a reference to a legendary stealing of breadfruit at Keʻei, Kona, Hawaiʻi; this may be said of any strange disappearance]. Pupuhi kukui a Pāpala-ua, light the candle of Pāpala-ua [of Pāpala-ua, Molokaʻi, where there was little sun]. Lālau akula ʻo Ka-welo i ke kukui, mama ihola ā pupuhi i ke kai i malino (FS 39), Ka-welo, took the candlenut, chewed, and spit [it] into the sea to calm [it]. (PPN pupusi.)

v. Pu and puhi, to blow. To blow violently, as a strong wind. Puk. 15:10. Ua pupuhi wale ia na waa i holo ma ka moana; to blow, as wind from the mouth.

2. To spout water, as a whale.

3. To burn with fire, as incense. 2 Oihl. 16:14. To consume in the fire. Ios. 7:25. Pupuhi aku la lakou i kona io i ke ahi, they burnt (consumed) his flesh in the fire.

4. To blow, as a trumpet. Ezek. 7:14.

s. A blowing; persons who blow, i. e., the trumpeters; na pupuhi. 2 Nal. 11:14.

Pupuhi (pŭ'-pŭ'-hi), n.

/ pŭ'-pŭ'-hi / Haw to Eng, Parker,

1. A blowing.

2. Persons who blow, that is, trumpeters.

Pupuhi (pū'-pū'-hi), n.

/ pū'-pū'-hi / Haw to Eng, Parker,

A trumpet; a conch shell when used as a trumpet.

Pupuhi (pŭ'-pŭ'-hi), v.

/ pŭ'-pŭ'-hi / Haw to Eng, Parker,

[Pu and puhi, to blow.]

1. To blow violently, as a strong wind: Ua pupuhi wale ia na waa i holo ma ka moana; to blow, as from the mouth.

2. To spout water, as a whale.

3. To burn with fire, as incense, to consume in the fire: Pupuhi aku la lakou i kona io i ke ahi, they burnt (consumed) his flesh in the fire.

4. To blow, as a trumpet.

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