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mauka

[mah-oo-kuh] /mɑˈu kə/
adverb, Hawaii.
1.
toward the mountains; inland.
Origin
< Hawaiian, equivalent to ma- directional particle + uka inland, upland
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adverb, adjective
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Hawaiian 'towards the mountain'

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