1. nvs., Water, liquid or liquor of any kind other than sea water (see ex., koni), juice, sap, honey; liquids discharged from the body, as blood, semen; color, dye, pattern; to flow, like water, fluid.
- Komo wai ē ʻia, foreign liquid has entered [of a child conceived by other than the married husband].
- I wai noʻu, give me some water [let's have a contest or fight].
- Wai ihola ke koko, the blood flowed.
- Wai o ka lehua, lehua flower honey.
- Hoʻokahi wai ʻo ka like, the sameness of a single dye [unity].
- E wai kahi ka pono i mānalo, better sweeten with a single color [unity to find serenity].
- Ua hewa i ka wai, great quantities of water.
- Hoʻolana i ka wai ke ola, life floats on water [near death].
- Paʻihi ʻoe lā, lilo i ka wai, ʻaʻohe ʻike iho i ka hoa mua, well-adorned are you, carried to water [wealth], not knowing former friends.
- PPN wai.
- Nā Waiʻehā, the four waters, a poetic name for Wailuku, Waiehu, Waiheʻe and Waikapū, Maui.
3. n., Grain in stone.
- PCP wai.
- ʻO wai! Who?
- ʻO wai kou inoa? What is your name?
- ʻO wai ia? Who is he? (angrily) Who does he think he is?
- Kō wai, kā wai? Whose?
- No wai? For or in honor of whom?
- Na wai? By whom?
- Kō wai kaʻa kēlā? Whose car is that?
- Iā wai ʻoe i kamaʻilio ai? To whom did you speak?
- Na wai nō i ʻōlelo iāʻoe e hele malaila? Who told you to go there?
- Gram. 8.5.
- PPN hai.
6. n., Type of house with thatch purlins separated by a width of two fingers
- For. 5:645.
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