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HawaiianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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VerbEdit

  1. (intransitive) to rise, swell, inflate
  2. to leaven, (by extension) to ferment
  3. to surge, boil, flow, overflow

Etymology 2Edit

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VerbEdit

  1. to depart, stray off course; to miss (the way)

Etymology 3Edit

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VerbEdit

  1. to make a noise, roar, grunt
  2. to call (out to), cooey
  3. to hum, whistle

Derived termsEdit

InterjectionEdit

  1. roar! (onomatopoeia)
  2. huh!, ah!, wow! (expression of surprise or interest)

NounEdit

  1. a spinning top (i.e. “humming top”)
    Ho ʻoniniu i ka — To spin a top

Etymology 4Edit

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NounEdit

  1. gum, especially of the ʻōlapa tree

Etymology 5Edit

VerbEdit

  1. (variant of hui, “to unite, join”)

NounEdit

  1. commoners, populace, citizenry

ReferencesEdit

  • Pukui, Mary Kawena; Elbert, Samuel H. (1957), “”, in English–Hawaiian Dictionary. In Nā Puke Wehewehe ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi, 2003

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

(Zhuyin ㄏㄨ)

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MaoriEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Polynesian [Term?]. Cognate with Hawaiian .

VerbEdit

  1. to make a loud noise
  2. to call (out to), signal, cooey

InterjectionEdit

  1. (onomatopoeia) boom!