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ʻŌlelo Noʻeau - Concordance

peʻe

peʻe
1. v. To hide away from some person; to run and hide; to conceal one's self. Kin. 3:8. To flee away. Puk. 21:13. Ke hoolohe nei ua kanaka la e pee ana i ka olelo. see haupeepee. Kakali na kanaka i kahi a lakou i pee ai, the people staid in the place where they hid.
2. vi. to hide oneself; hiding, clandestine.
3. vs. coarse, thick.

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284E hoʻi e peʻe i ke ōpū weuweu me he moho lā. E ao o haʻi ka pua o ka mauʻu iā ʻoe.Go back and hide among the clumps of grass like the wingless rail. Be careful not to break even a blade of grass.
 [Retum to the country to live a humble life and leave no trace to be noticed and followed. So said the chief Keliʻiwahamana to his daughter when he was dying. Later used as advice to a young person not to be aggressive or show off.]
889He peʻe makaloa.A hider among makaloa sedge.
 [A stingy person who keeps his eyes downcast while eating lest he see a passerby and be obliged to call him to come and share the meal.]
1420Kālaʻe peʻe kākonakona.Kālaʻe hides and avoids contacts.
 [Applied to the kauwā in Kālaʻe, Molokaʻi. The chiefs there were proud and arrogant and the kauwā were full of humility and fear for their lives.]
1547Ka pūnua peʻe poli.The fledgling that hides in the bosom.
 [A young sweetheart.]
1595Ka ua peʻe pōhaku o Kaupō.The rain of Kaupō that makes one hide behind a rock.
 [It falls so suddenly that one flees behind rocks for shelter.]
1596Ka ua peʻe pū hala o Huelo.The rain of Huelo that makes one hide in a hala grove.
1883Kuʻikuʻi, hana pele; holo i uka, holo i kai, holo i kahi e peʻe ai a nalo.Pound, pound, pulverize; run mountainward, run seaward, run till you find a hiding place and hide.
 [The chant used in hide-and-go-seek. One child gently pounds the back of the “master” and repeats this chant while the other children run and hide.]
2622Peʻe kua o Kaʻulahaimalama; o Kekūhaupiʻo ka makua; hilinaʻi aʻe i ka pale kai, kālele moku aʻe ma hope.Kaʻulahaimalama is secretive; Kekūhaupiʻo (Stands-leaning) is her father; she leans against the canoe side and rests against the back of the canoe.
 [Said of one who tries to conceal the true offender by pretending to know nothing.]

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