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1. nvt., Pay, payment, wages, fee, fare, toll, commission, reward, recompense, compensation, remittance, tuition, prize, fine, tax, installment, tribute; to pay, remunerate, compensate, repay, revenge.

  • Examples:
    • Naʻu e uku, I'll pay; my treat.
    • Kou uku, your pay, wages (paid to you).
    • Kāu uku, your pay, wages (paid to someone else).
    • Ka hilahila i kāna uku ʻole e uku ai iā ʻAikanaka (FS 103), shame for his lack of reward for recompensing ʻAikanaka.
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2. n., A deep-sea snapper (Aprion virescens 🌐).

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See ukuhi.

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1. n., Louse, flea.

2. vs., Small, tiny (less used than ʻuʻuku).

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v., To pay; remunerate; to pay, as a fine. Puk. 21:30. To pay a tax or debt.

2. To compensate either good or bad, according to what has been previously done. Puk. 34:7. SYN. with hoopai.

3. To reward; require or demand punishment for an offense.

4. To bring evil upon one, as a punishishment.

5. PASS. To be punished; to be paid, as wages; e uku hewa, to punish; e uku maikai, to reward.

6. Hoouku. To reward; to pay for a benefit. 2 Sam. 19:36. To lay a fine upon one. Kanl. 22:19.

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s., Wages or reward for work done. Nah. 18:31.

2. Fine for a misdemeanor; uku hoopai, punishment for a crime. Laieik. 212. Tax or tribute to a ruler.

3. A pledge for a debt. Kanl. 24:6. A pledge for a thing lent. Kanl. 24:10.

4. He uku mare, a dowry. Puk. 21:10.

5. A price for a privilege; a he uku no kou kokoke aku, a price for your approach. Laieik. 99.

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s., Name of a genus of small insects; uku poo, a head louse; uku kapa, a body louse; uku pepa, the book insect; uku lele, a flea, &c. The root is probably uku, to be little or small. See UUKU.

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s., A species of fish.

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1. n., Wages or reward for work done.

2. n., Fine for a misdemeanor: uku hoopai, punishment for a crime. Laieik. p. 212. Tax or tribute to a ruler.

3. n., A pledge for a debt; a pledge for a thing lent.

4. n., A genus of small insects; uku poo, a head louse; uku kapa, a body louse; uku pepa, the book insect; uku lele, a flea; uku lio, bed bug, etc. (The root is probably uku, to be little or small. See uuku.)

5. n., A species of snapper fish (Aprion virescens). Its color in life is light gray, the upper parts tinged with blue. The fish is common in the Honolulu markets, and one of the best of food fishes.

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1. v., To pay; remunerate; to pay, as a fine; to pay a tax or debt.

2. v., To compensate either good or bad, according to what has been previously done. Syn: Hoopai.

3. v., To be small.

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