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waiū Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng / wai.ū /,

n., Milk; a wet nurse; breast. Literally, breast liquid.

  • Examples:
    • Kau ka waiū, breasts filled with milk.
    • Keiki waiū, nursing child.
    • Hoʻokau i ka waiū, to perform ceremonies to make the breasts fill with milk.
    • Lele ka waiū, breast milk has ceased to flow.
    • Hoʻolele i ka waiū, to perform ceremonies to make the breast cease flowing.
    • He ʻāina e kahe ana ka waiū a me ia meli (Nah. 14.8), a land which flows with milk and honey.
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waiū Māmaka Kaiao, Haw to Eng,

kikino, Milk.

  • Source:
    • Existing dictionary word
  • Examples:
    • Kokoleka me ka waiū huʻahuʻa. Chocolate with frothed milk.
    • Kokoleka me ka waiū māhu. Chocolate with steamed milk.
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Waiū Place Names of Hawaiʻi,

Land area, Līhuʻe district, Kauaʻi. Lit., female breast.

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