1. n., Several native trees, the soapberry (Sapindus saponaria f. inaequalis), and all species of Zanthoxylum 🌐 (also known as Fagara, Zanthoxylum having yellowish wood formerly used for digging sticks and spears); seeds of all (largest in the soapberry) are black, round, and used for leis.
- PPN ake .
2. (Cap.) n., Northeast tradewind.
3. n., Blight.
- Malo 199.
4. directional. Upward, sideways, nearby, contiguous, adjoining, next, approaching (often expresses space and time near the addressee, table 2, Gram. 7.2).
- Hele aʻe, to go up, sideways.
- Kanaka ʻē aʻe, different person.
- Kēia pule aʻe, next week.
- Koʻu mua aʻe, the one born just before me [older sibling, the one before me].
- ʻO wai hou aʻe? Who will be the next?
- Ā he aha aʻe? And what next?
- ʻO āu keiki aʻe kēia, here come your children.
- Ia lā aʻe, ia lā aʻe, from day to day.
- ʻĪ aʻela ʻoia, he said to someone nearby (Cf. aku #2).
- PPN hake .
5. Replacement of e in songs (commonly written a e, but a glottal stop is pronounced before ʻe).
- ʻA ʻole mākou aʻe minamina i ka puʻu kālā a ke aupuni (song), we do not care about the government's sum of money.
6. n., Maui name for maua #2, trees.
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