Wehewehe Wikiwiki

See Liolio-i-Wawau, a star.

n., Name recorded as an insulting term similar to dumb brute.

  • Rare

Nā LepiliTags: epithets insults rare

Ua hoʻololi ʻia e ko Wehewehe Wikiwiki.This entry was modified by Wehewehe Wikiwiki.

Redup. of waʻu. Fig., ill-natured, quarrelsome. ʻO nā ʻaoʻao apau o ua wahi mokupuni pōhaku lā, he mania pū e hiki ʻole ai i nā māaiʻuʻu o ke kanaka ke wawaʻu aku ā kau i luna, all the sides of this rocky island are slippery and men cannot claw with their fingernails to rest on top. (PPN wawaku.)

v. See WAU and WAUWAU. To scratch; to pinch with the fingers; hence, to be quarrelsome; to be unfriendly; wawau i ka ili o ke kane ame ka wahine.

adj. Scratching; pinching; cross; unfriendly.

Wawau (wă-wa'u), adj.

/ wă-wa'u / Parker Haw to Eng,

Scratching; pinching; cross; unfriendly.

Wawau (wă'-wă'u), v.

/ wă'-wă'u / Parker Haw to Eng,

To scratch; to pinch with the fingers; hence, to be quarrelsome.

Land section near Moʻokini heiau, Kohala, Hawaiʻi. Point near Spreckelsville, Maui. This name is probably cognate with an old name for Raʻi-ātea in the Society Islands, for an inland area at Vai-taha, Tahuʻata, Marquesas, and for Vavaʻu, an island in the Ton-gan group. See Appendix 9.

No nā lepiliRegarding tags: Pili piha a pili hapa paha kēia mau lepe i nā hua o luna aʻe nei.Tags may apply to all or only some of the tagged entries.

E huli iā “wawau” ma Ulukau.

Search for “wawau” on Ulukau.

Hāpai i wehewehena hou a i ʻole i ʻōlelo hoʻoponoponoSuggest a translation or correction

E hāpai i kahi wehewehena a i ʻole hoʻoponopono no Wehewehe Wikiwiki.Suggest a translation or correction to the Wehewehe Wikiwiki Community Dictionary for consideration.

Mai hoʻouna mai i noi unuhi ʻōlelo.This is not a translation service.