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n., Chest, breast. Figuratively, heart, character.

  • Examples:
    • Umauma nahā, very hungry.
    • Hoʻokahi ka umauma! United, all as one!
    • He aha ka hua i ka umauma? (PH 42), what is the thought in the heart?
    • E wehe i ka umauma i ākea, open the chest wide [be generous, kind].
    • ʻAu umauma ʻo Hilo i ka wai, Hilo swims breasting the water [travel regardless of obstacles; Hilo district had gulches and streams hard to cross].
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ʻAu umauma. Breast stroke; to swim the breast stroke. See kīloi umauma.

s. The breast; the bosom. Puk. 4:6. The breast, i. e., the meat of the breast. Puk. 29:26. Umauma hoali, wave breast. Nah. 18:18. Umauma luli, wave breast. Oihk. 7:34. Kahi mawaena o na waiu.

adj. Of or belonging to the breast; he pale umauma, a breast plate. 1 Sam. 17:5.

Umauma (u-ma'u-mă), adj.

/ u-ma'u-mă / Parker Haw to Eng,

Of or belonging to the breast; he pale umauma, a breast plate.

Umauma (ū'-mă-ū'-ma), n.

/ ū'-mă-ū'-ma / Parker Haw to Eng,

The breast; the bosom; the chest.

Umauma (u'-māu-mā):

/ u'-māu-mā / Parker Haw to Eng,

breast. Land section. Hilo. Hawaii.

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