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makai (not comparable)
- (Hawaii) seaward, towards the sea.
2007 April 6, Beth Greenfield, “On the Big Island, a Place for Price-Sensitive Home Shoppers”, in New York Times:
- There are plenty of lots for sale — ranging from $30,000 to $60,000 for an acre that’s mauka (toward the mountain), and $100,000 or much higher for land that’s makai (toward the sea).
- to eat (consume)