Definitions

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  • interjection Command/suggestion to halt, bring to a stop.
  • interjection Warning against general danger.
  • interjection Expression for acknowledgment of a minor mistake.
  • interjection Expression of good cheer, sometimes used during dancing, expressing fun and excitement.

Etymologies

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Transliteration of Greek ώπα (ópa)

Examples

  • He mea maopopo, ua ho'opa'i 'ia ko kākou mau kūpuna no ka ho'opuka' ana i ka 'ōlelo Hawai'i ma loko o ke kula, a ua nuku' ia nā mākua no ka ho'oponopono 'ole' ana i kēia "pilikia".

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  • He mea maopopo, ua ho'opa'i 'ia ko kākou mau kūpuna no ka ho'opuka' ana i ka 'ōlelo Hawai'i ma loko o ke kula, a ua nuku' ia nā mākua no ka ho'oponopono 'ole' ana i kēia "pilikia".

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  • Ua 'ōlelo' ia ē 'o ka maka'u wale o ka po'e waiwai o pō'ino auane'i i ka limanui' ia e ka po'e pōwā 'ilihune, lilo ia kalaima he mea ho'opa'i' o'ole'a 'ia.

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  • A 'o ka hana' āpuka, he hana pepa wale nō, a no laila, he mea 'ole ka ho'opa'i.

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  • Ua 'ōlelo' ia ē 'o ka maka'u wale o ka po'e waiwai o pō'ino auane'i i ka limanui' ia e ka po'e pōwā 'ilihune, lilo ia kalaima he mea ho'opa'i' o'ole'a 'ia.

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  • Ke ho'opa'a 'ia i ka hale pa'ahao' o ia nō 'oe' o ka noho luakaha 'ana ma ka hōkele.

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  • Eia na'e ka mea 'āpiki, ua pili wale nō ia' ano ho'opa'i mālie i ka po'e waiwai a maka hanohano paha.

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  • Ke ho'opa'a 'ia i ka hale pa'ahao' o ia nō 'oe' o ka noho luakaha 'ana ma ka hōkele.

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  • Eia na'e ka mea 'āpiki, ua pili wale nō ia' ano ho'opa'i mālie i ka po'e waiwai a maka hanohano paha.

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  • 'O ku'u hiapo kekahi o ka nānā pū' ana me a'u, a i lohe aku ka hana ona i ke kūkala hou 'ia mai o ua mo'olelo nei, nīele maila' o ia ala no ke 'ano o ka ho'opa'i e pono ai.

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