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Ma'oo. Explanatory; clear; distinct: to define ; to make

clear. Marly'. An open grass plat, set apart for public ceremonies:

there are several on each large island. See Mala'i. Masíma. Salt (muriate of soda). Máta'. A peculiar kind of club, consisting of an entire

young tree. Máta' goóli-goóli. A peculiar kind of club, artificially cut : in imitation of the mata'. Mataboóle. A rank next below chiefs or nobles. Mata'fa. A cut; a gash; a notch. Mata'ngi. The wind; windy.

Ma'tta he mata'ngi. To windward. Matapa'. A door; an entrance into a house or fortress. Malte. Death; carnage ; slaughter; a corpse: also an

eclipse.
- To die ; to wither; to go out as a flame.

Ca'no-malte. Lean of flesh.
Malte he la’ä. An eclipse of the sun.

Malte he mahina. An eclipse of the moon. - To guess; to conjecture. Matochi. Serrated; notched; marked with the teeth of

rats or mice. Matochi-tóchi. See Mato'chi. Matoóa. An old man.

Matoóa-tanga'ta. A thrifty, or miserly man. Matóloo. Thick in respect of bulk, or extension (not as to

fluidity). Matów. A fish-hook. See Pa.

Tow matów. To fish. - Right, in contradistinction to left.

- The largest canoe, of a double canoe. Ma'tta. The eyes, countenance, complexion, look, appear.

ance.

Ma'tta-bo'to. Subtle ; wise ; cunning.
Ma'tta-géhe. To defeature ; to spoil the appear-

ance of any thing.
Maltta-ta'ngi. Peevish ; fretful.
Matta-téa. Pale in the face; natural paleness of

the face.
Ma'tta-valve. Quick-sighted.
Fúcca boóla ma'tta. To hector; to bluster (to

make the face swell, or look big).
Ma'tta-kikila. Full-eyed.
Ma'tta-tépa. Goggle-eyed.
Low ma'tta. The eye-lid.
Matta teve. Fearful; cowardly.

Matta-loóloo. Owl-eyed.
Ma'tta. The eye or countenance (in a metaphorical sense).

Ma'tla he hoóhoo. The nipple of a woman's

breast.
Ma'tta he la'ä. The east.
Ma'tta mata'ngi. To windward.
Ma'tta be oóle. The orifice of the urethra.
Ma'tta tów. Having a good eye for taking aim.
Ma'tta valéa. To act incautiously.
Ma'tta he tófe. Pearls (eyes of oysters).
Ma'tta he to'w. The front of battle.
Matta-aloochi. The anus; also vexatious, trou.

blesome.
Ma'tta. Edge of any thing; brink ; boundary.

Maltta fonnoo'a. Coast, or shore.
Ma'tta-he-la'ngi. The horizon.
Ma'tta-he-ta'hi. The sea-shore.

Matta falle. The edge, or threshold of a house. Ma’tta-ma'tta. Having the appearance of; resemblance.

Ma'tta-ma'lta cobénga. A cobweb.
Ma'tta-ma'tta too'a. Shabby.

Maltta-ma'tta too'a-a'nge. Shabbily.
Ma'tta-ma'tta íta. Angry; having a stern

look.
Ma'tta-ma'tta to'w. Military ; warlike.
Matta-ma'tta-égi. Princely; having the

appearance of a chief. Mava'va. Acclamation ; applause: to acclaim, or applaud. Ma'wle. To vanish ; to disappear, as a ghost, or something

that has suddenly flown, or gone away. Ma'wquaw. Presently! have patience ! directly! Me. From ; (as, from any place). - The bread-fruit tree: the bread-fruit. Méa. Affairs ; matters ; things; effects ; property : some ;

a part of.
Méa inoo. Beverage ; any kind of drink.
Méa va'la. Apparel ; clothes of any sort.
Méa ky. Food.
Méa fooa'gi. A present; a gift.
Méa ma'ma. Beings, things, or affairs belonging to

this world.
Mea hotooa. Beings, things, or affairs belonging to

the next world.
Me-aloo'nga. From above.
Méë. A dance : to dance.
Mé-fé. Whence; from what place.
Me-ha'ge. From above.
Méhegita'nga. An aunt.
Me-hena. Thence ; from that place. .
Mé-héni. Hence; from this place.
Me-hifo. From below.
Me-lalo. From below.
Méle-méle. To mingle among; strewed among.
Méle-méle-gétoo. To hop; to go upon one leg.
Melie. Sweet: any thing sweet.

Méllo. Brown; yellow.

Méllo-méllo. Tawny. Mia'w-i. Wreathed; twisted; serpentine : to contort; to

twist.. Míchi. A dream: to dream.

- To suck; to inhale. Mili. To rub; to stroke; to smooth down. Mílo. A top; a tetotum; the name of a tree: to spin

round. Mími. To make water; to inicturate: urine. Mo. And; also; likewise; with ; besides.

- The pron. ye ; your. Mo'a. The domestic fowl.

Mo'a tanga'ta. A cock.
Mo'a fafine. A hen.

Oohígi mo'a. A chicken.
Mo'amo'a. Dryness ; dry.
Moachibo. The cotton tree.
Mo'chi-mo'chi. To crumble.
Mo'co. A species of lizard.
Mocoboo'na. A nephew, or niece.
Mócochía. Cold, chilly.
Mo'cohoofa. An earwig.
Mo/comoco. Cold; chilly ; cool.
Moé. Compounded of mo and he ; and the ; with the.

- To press down with the band or feet; to tread down. Mo'e-mole. A ceremony so called ; and used to take off

the taboo from persons who have accidentally incurred

it: the ceremony consists in touching a chief's feet, &c. Mofooige. An earthquake. Moʻhe. Sleep; to sleep.

Fi'a mo'he. Drowsiness.
Ta'i mo'he. Watchfulness.

Too'li mo'he. Nodding with sleep: to dose. - To brood, as birds ; to hatch.

Ma'oo. Explanatory; clear; distinct : to define; to make

clear. Marly'. An open grass plat, set apart for public ceremonies :

there are several on each large island. See Mala'i. Masíma. Salt (muriate of soda). Máta'. A peculiar kind of club, consisting of an entire

young tree. Máta' goóli-goóli. A peculiar kind of club, artificially cut

in imitation of the mata'.
Mataboole. A rank next below chiefs or nobles.
Mata'fa. A cut; a gash; a notch.
Mata'ngi. The wind; windy.

Ma'tta he mata'ngi. To windward.
Matapa'. A door; an entrance into a house or fortress.
Malte. Death ; carnage ; slaughter; a corpse: also ap

eclipse,
- To die ; to wither; to go out as a flame.

Ca'no-ma'te. Lean of flesh.
Malte he la’ä. An eclipse of the sun.

Malte he mahina. An eclipse of the moon. - To guess; to conjecture. Matochi. Serrated; notched; marked with the teeth of

rats or mice. Matochi-tóchi. See Mato'chi. Matoóa. An old man.

Matoóa-tanga’ta. A thrifty, or miserly man. Matóloo. Thick in respect of bulk, or extension (not as to

fluidity). Matów. A fish-hook. See Pa.

Tow matów. To fish. - Right, in contradistinction to left. - The largest canoe, of a double canoe. Ma'tta. The eyes, countenance, complexion, look, appear

ance,

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