Korean 1972 Carr Da Kine Talk 109 HI , The taste for Korean food has grown in Honolulu since the time of the Korean
Korean yobo used as a familiar, second-person form of address, esp among married couples HI A Korean or person of KoreanHawaii
A Korean or person of Korean descent.
Korean HI A father. 1972 Carr Da Kine Talk 109 HI , Among loanwords of wide circulation are . . terms of respectful address: abuji ‘father.’Hawaii
Korean HI An uncle. 1972 Carr Da Kine Talk 109 HI , Among loanwords of wide circulation are two terms of respectful address: abuji ‘father’ and ajusi ‘uncle’.Hawaii
... Calque from Japanese or Korean : see quot HI Any letter of the alphabet. 1972 Carr Da Kine Talk 121 HI...Hawaii
Any letter of the alphabet.
...es— Caucasian, haole. 1986 Chapman New Dict. Amer. Slang np, Round-eye . . esp Korean War armed forces— A Caucasian as distinct from an Asian....
...or supplicatory stare is the dog-eye or the moose-eye (‘And here is this big Korean dog-eyeing me all the time’). 1986 NADS Letters AR , [A dog eye is a] str...
1 See quot.
2 also dog’s-eye: In marble play: see quot.
...leading authority on what wild animals eat. . . Next to grapes, Korschgen found Korean lespedeza 9.7 per cent, . . three-seeded mercury 2.1....
A plant of the genus Acalypha, esp A. virginica.
...t encountered the rubber, foot shaped zori in late 1951. Several veterans of the Korean War . . wore these “Japanese shower shoes” around the barracks. . . [T]hey wer...esp Hawaii, West
A thonged sandal, esp one made of rubber.
...aste, as in ‘they bugged out of Seoul,’ or the ‘Bug-out Boogie!’ Slang used in Korean war. 1966–69 DARE Y18 , To leave in a hurry Infs AL 41 , ID 5 , WA 33 ,...
1 To cheat or deceive. chiefly South
2 usu intr and foll by out: Of the eyes: to (cause to) bulge, esp in astonishment.
3 with down: See quot.
4 To bother, annoy, vex.
5 See quot.
6 usu with out, occas with off: To retreat or leave, esp in haste.
7 See quot.
... had my tonsils removed” . . is probably a loan translation from the Japanese or Korean , where parallel forms are used. in var phrr : To expel intestinal gas. 189...
2 Of a rodent: to chew, gnaw.
3 To spay.
4 See quots.
5 freq with out: To separate or remove (one or more animals) from a herd; hence vbl n cutting the act of removing certain animals from a herd. West
6 also with off; In railroading: to detach a car or locomotive from a train.
7 To beat or whip (eggs) vigorously.
8 To gather (abalone).
9 See quot.
10 in var phrr: To expel intestinal gas.
11 in neg constr: To tolerate.
12 To understand.
13 with down or up; Transf: to decrease or increase the volume or intensity.
14 See cut behind.