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1. n., Small stone, pebble, stone chip; wedge, prop.

  • Examples:
    • Kohala i ka unu paʻa, Kohala with the solid stone [firmness].
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2. n., Altar, heiau, especially a crude one for fishermen or for the god Lono.

  • Examples:
    • Unu kupukupu (PH 31, 202), an agricultural heiau.

3. Rare variant of inu, to drink.

  • References:
    • PNP unu; cf. Nukuoro.

4. Rare variant of ulu #1, ulu #2.

  • Examples:
    • E ka unu me ka ua Kīpuʻupuʻu (song), by the stirring [of the wind] and the Kīpuʻupuʻu rain.

5. n., Name given for a section of canoe endpiece.

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ʻunu

hamanitransitive verb Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

vt., To shorten, hoist, jerk upwards; to pull or draw together, as the hair.

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kikino, Chip, as in computer hardware.

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    • Existing dictionary word, Extended meaning
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ʻunu

ʻaʻanostative verb Māmaka Kaiao Haw to Eng,

ʻaʻano, Sprained.

  • Source:
    • Mānaleo.

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unu

kikinonoun / U-NU / Andrews Haw to Eng,

s., A place of worship; a temple; he heiau, he luakini.

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unu

kikinonoun / U-NU / Andrews Haw to Eng,

1. s., A coward.

2. Small stones or chips of stones for propping up and sustaining large ones.

3. A prop or wedge. See makia.

4. The small stones used to fasten the posts of a house when erected in the ground.

5. Any small stones.

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unu

hamanitransitive verb / U-NU / Andrews Haw to Eng,

v., To drink; same as inu; unu awa, to drink awa.

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unu

hamanitransitive verb / U-NU / Andrews Haw to Eng,

v., To make up into a round heap; to shorten.

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unu

ʻaʻanostative verb / U-NU / Andrews Haw to Eng,

adj., Made round; heaped up, &c.

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unu

hamanitransitive verb / U-NU / Andrews Haw to Eng,

v., To prop up; to help hold up; e unu iki ae paha ka pono, to help a little perhaps will be well; to shove back or retract, as the skin in amputation.

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unu

ʻaʻanostative verb / u'-nu / Parker Haw to Eng,

adj., Made round; heaped up, etc.

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unu

kikinonoun / u'-nu / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. n., A place of worship within a heiau or temple.

2. n., A coward; a poltroon; a lazy, dissolute person; an outcast.

3. n., Small stones or chips of stones for propping up and sustaining large ones.

4. n., A prop or wedge. Syn: Makia.

5. n., The small stones used to fasten the posts of a house when erected in the ground.

6. n., Any small stones.

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unu

hamanitransitive verb / u'-nu / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. v., To drink: unu awa, to drink awa. Syn: Inu

2. v., To draw up; to shorten; to bring together; to collect or assemble in little heaps.

3. v., To rush or force forward or backward; to shove. The direction is indicated by the adverbs aku, ae and mai: unu aku, push forward; unu mai, push back; unu ae, push aside.

4. v., To thrust; to shove with force: unuia aku ka pahi a papani iloko.

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