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vs., Smooth, thin, as poi; fine, mashed, soft, powdery, supple, limber, as a dancer's body.

  • hoʻowali Caus/sim.; To make soft, smooth, as soil, to mix, as poi or dough; to digest.
    • ʻAila hoʻowali pena, paint thinner.
    • ʻUala hoʻowali ʻia, mashed sweet potatoes.
    • Nā lio kaʻinapu hoʻowali lua (chant), graceful, doubly supple horses.
    • Nā mea hoʻowali a loko, digestive organs.
    • ʻŪlei hoʻowali ʻuala, digging stick of ʻūlei wood that softens [the earth for] sweet potatoes [sexual reference].
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v. To grind to powder; to mince fine; to mix. Puk. 30:36.

2. To grind. FIG. To oppress; to over-bear, as a chief his people. Isa. 3:15.

3. Hoo. To make soft or pliable; to reduce to powder. Puk. 32:20.

4. To break up ground finely.

adj. Fine; soft; minced finely; fine, like soft paste; fine, as flour. Kin. 18:6.

Wali (wă'-li), adj.

/ wă'-li / Parker Haw to Eng,

Fine; soft; minced finely; fine, like soft paste; fine, as flour.

Wali (wă'-li), v.

/ wă'-li / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. To be thoroughly mixed; to be reduced to powder.

2. To be made friable, said of soil prepared for cultivation.

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