(PAH-hoe-hoe) (n) A type of lava that is smooth and often slick when wet.
English: Billy! Don’t run! This lava is really smooth and—it’s okay! Don’t cry!
Pidgin: What I said? Das wet pāhoehoe, lōlō. You run like that in slippahs of course you going break your head.
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