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Var. of au, I. (PPN au.)

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nvt. To grate, scrape, scratch, rasp, claw, wear away by friction; grater, scraper, as of cowry or other shell. Also uwaʻu, walu. (PPN waku.)

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hamani To scratch, as an itch. Dic. Also waʻuwaʻu. Cf. walu.

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pers. pron., first person. I. Gram. § 122, 124. NOTE.—The w in this word seems unnecessary; it is formed by the coalescence of the emphatic o and au, the pronoun proper; thus the simple form au, emphatic o au, pronounced quickly becomes wau. The several forms are au, o au, wau and owau.

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v. To say I; to answer I to a question; wau aku la no hoi au, owau, I answered to him, I.

v. See WAO. To scrape; to scratch; to rub; to polish.

2. To clean out, as the inside of a calabash which would require scraping. See WAUWAU.

A form of owau, personal pronoun of the first person used with a passive verb.

A form of owau, to answer.

1. To scrape; to scratch; to rub off.

2. To rub or wear away by friction.

E huli iā “wau” ma Ulukau.

Search for “wau” on Ulukau.

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