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nvs., Smoke; smoked; dustlike, spraylike; dust, spray, wisps.

  • Examples:
    • Pipi uahi, smoked beef.
    • Ola i ka ʻai uahi ʻole ke kini o Mānā, the multitudes of Mānā live on smokeless food [they were said to trade fish and gourds for cooked food].
    • I ke kau uahi o ke ao (For. 5:715), at the coming of the wisps of dawn.
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s. U, ooze or milk, and ahi, fire, that is, smoke. A cloud; a vaporous appearance. See UWAHI. NOTE.—Uahi is undoubtedly the better orthography.

Uahi (ū-ā'-hi), n.

/ ū-ā'-hi / Parker Haw to Eng,

[U, ooze or milk, and ahi, fire.] Smoke; cloud; a vaporous appearance. (Uahi is the primitive form of uwahi.)

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