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  • proper n. a Bantu language of Tanzania

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Examples

  • We halted at Kawanga, the chief of which lost no time in making us understand that he was the great Mutware of Kimenyi under the king, and that he was the tribute gatherer for his Kiha majesty.

    How I Found Livingstone

  • Kiha, king of Hawaii, in the earlier years of the fifteenth century,

    Myths & Legends of our New Possessions & Protectorate

  • The intelligence of this animal was so remarkable as to divert all thought of punishment for the time, and when the robber had given instances of the creature's more than human cleverness, Kiha realized suddenly that this was the agency whereby the magic horn was to be restored to him.

    Myths & Legends of our New Possessions & Protectorate

  • There is special reference here to the famous conch known in Hawaiian story as _Kiha-pu_.

    Unwritten Literature of Hawaii The Sacred Songs of the Hula

  • Man who moved mountains; an epithet of compliment applied perhaps to Kiha, above mentioned, or to the king mentioned in the next verse,

    Unwritten Literature of Hawaii The Sacred Songs of the Hula

  • This shell, the famed Kiha-pú, had been stolen from the heiau of Paka'a-lána, Liloa's temple in Waipi'o valley, and-after many-adventures had come into the hands of god Kane, who used it, as we see, for the interruption of the very services that were intended for his honor.

    Unwritten Literature of Hawaii The Sacred Songs of the Hula

  • Last week, Kiha laid off an undisclosed number of its employees and on Monday it ended a public beta test of its software for organizing contacts and other information on Android-based mobile phones.

    The Seattle Times

  • The interior of the 1932-vintage Class Kiha 41300 Railcar, with its curved metal roof, globe lighting and forward-facing seats, conveys subdued elegance with a hint of Art Deco, while the aerodynamic nose of the Series 200 Shinkansen, from 1980, combines geometric beauty with the human warmth of hand-hammered metal and a retro-futurist vibe.

    Japan Today: Japan News and Discussion

  • Red-eyed; ophthalmic.] [Footnote 422: The wreath, _lei_, is not for the god, but for the dog Puapua-lenalena, the one who in the story recovered the stolen conch, _Kiha-pú_ (verse 20), with which god Kane made night hideous and disturbed the repose of pious King

    Unwritten Literature of Hawaii The Sacred Songs of the Hula

  • It was to this temple that Puapua-lenalena brought the conch Kiha-pú when he had stolen (recovered) it from god Kane.] [Footnote 437: _Qumukahi_.

    Unwritten Literature of Hawaii The Sacred Songs of the Hula

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