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ai Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. nvt., Coition; to have sexual relations, cohabit (frequently pronounced ei).

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2. Same as wai interrogative pronoun.

3. Linking or anaphoric particle frequently pronounced ei.

4. Short for aia, there.

  • Examples:
    • Ai i loko o ka hale, there in the house.
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Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

interjection, of surprise.

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aʻi Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

1. Same as aʻiaʻi #1.

2. Particle replacing i often in songs; usually written a i.

  • Examples:
    • Malihini ka ʻikena aʻi nā Kona, seeing the Kona districts for the first time.
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ʻai Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

nvt., Food or food plant, especially vegetable food as distinguished from iʻa, meat or fleshy food; often ʻai refers specifically to poi; harvest (Oihk. 19.9); to eat, destroy or consume as by fire; to erode; to taste, bite, take a hook, grasp, hold on to; edible. Figuratively, to rule, reign, or enjoy the privileges and exercise the responsibilities of rule, and one who does so, as ʻai ahupuaʻa: to rule an ahupuaʻa, the ruler of one; ʻaiʻāina: to own, control, and enjoy land; the owner of land; ʻai aliʻi, ʻai lani, and ʻai liʻi, to enjoy the comforts and honors and exercise the responsibilities of being a chief; ʻai ʻili: to control an ʻili land division, one who does control the ʻili; ʻai moku: to rule a district or island [moku], one who rules one.

  • Examples:
    • Hiki ke ʻai ʻia, edible.
    • ʻAi ʻaha, to tie with sennit.
    • ʻAʻohe kapu o kaʻu pā hula, he ʻai kū, he ʻai hele, there are no taboos in my hula troupe, eat standing, eat on the run.
    • ʻAʻoheʻai ʻo ka maʻi, the disease makes no advance.
    • Kāna ʻai, his food.
    • Kona ʻai, his eating.
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2. n., Score, points in a game, stake, wager.

  • Examples:
    • ʻEhia ʻai e eo ai? How many points to win?
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    • PPN kai.

3. n., Dancing style or type.

4. n., Stroke or hold in lua fighting; spear thrust.

  • Examples:
    • Ka ʻai a ke kumu i koe iā ʻoukou (For. 5:409), the teacher's stroke that you do not have [have not been taught].
    • Kaʻai a ka uʻi, the stroke of the youth.

5. n., Stone used in the kimo game other than the stone that is tossed and caught, which is the pōhaku kimo.

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ʻai Māmaka Kaiao Haw to Eng,

kikino Point, as in a game or sporting event. Dic. See entries below and heluʻai, kāpuka ʻai, lāʻau make ʻai, lilo ka ʻai iā Mea.

ʻai Māmaka Kaiao Haw to Eng,

kikino Byte, in computer terminology. Dic., ext. mng. See huna, ʻai pākaukani, ʻai pāmiliona, ʻai pāpiliona.

ʻai Māmaka Kaiao Haw to Eng,

kikino Credit, as for a school course. Dic., ext. mng. ʻAi koina. Core credit. ʻAi koho. Elective credit.

ʻai Māmaka Kaiao Haw to Eng,

hamani To take, as medicine or a pill. Dic., ext. mng. Cf. inu. ʻAi i ka huaale. To take a pill. ʻAi i ka lāʻau. To take medicine.

ʻāʻī Māmaka Kaiao Haw to Eng,

kikino Collar. Mān. Also ʻāʻī lole, ʻāʻī kala, kala. Aʻa kino ʻāʻī. Jugular vein. Aʻa puʻuwai ʻāʻī. Carotid artery. Hoʻomālō ʻāʻī. Neck stretches, i.e. a warm-up exercise for sports such as volleyball; also to do this exercise.

ʻai Māmaka Kaiao Haw to Eng,

hamani Ingest. Dic., ext. mng.

ai Māmaka Kaiao Haw to Eng,

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AI Andrews Haw to Eng,

v. To eat; to consume food, as persons or animals.

2. To devour, as animals.

3. To destroy, consume, as fire. Nah.16:35.

4 To consume; spoken of the sword, 2 Sam. 2:26.

5. To eat, consume, as a sore; aole ai ka mai, the disease has made no advance. Oihk. 13:5.

6. To taste, eat, enjoy the benefits of, have the profits of, as land; e ai i ka aina. Nah.32; 19th conj., 3d hoo.

7. To cause to eat, i. e., compel or induce to eat; huhu loa ia (Kekuokalani) i ka hoai noa ana a lakou i ke alii (Liholiho,) he was very angry at them for causing the king to eat freely, i. e., contrary to kapu.

8. To have sexual intercourse; applied to both sexes; also, to animals. Kin. 30:41.

AI Andrews Haw to Eng,

s. Food; vegetable food, in distinction from ia, meat. Ai oo, ripe food; ai maloo, dried food; ai, maka. green food, vegetables. NOTE—Ai, food, is the representative of property generally.

AI Andrews Haw to Eng,

adj. Consuming; destroying; spoken of fire.

AI Andrews Haw to Eng,

adv., for aia. There; near by, but not in contact; ai no iloko o ka hale, there in the house.

2. There, at another place, however distant; there; when; as, Auhea o Kekuaokalani? Ai ae no mauka mai. Where is Kekuaokalani? There he is coming by land.

AI Andrews Haw to Eng,

verbal directive. Gram.§ 242. It has reference, generally, to a preceding noun, verb or adverb, expressive of time, place, cause, manner or instrument; often contracted, thus, hana'i, for hana ai.

A-I Andrews Haw to Eng,

s. The neck; he a-i ko ke kanaka, oia kahi e hui ai ke poo me ke kino, man has a neck, it is that which unites the head with the body. A-i oolea, a stiff neck.

2. Figuratively, perverseness; disobedience. Puk. 33:3.

Ai (ā'i), adj. Parker Haw to Eng,

Consuming; destroying (spoken of fire).

Ai (āi), adv. Parker Haw to Eng,

A shortened form of aia, there; ai iloko o ka hale, there in the house.

Ai (ă'i), n. Parker Haw to Eng,

A suffix, used only with verbs for the purpose of euphony.

ai / ā'-i' / Parker Haw to Eng,

n., The neck: he ai ko ke kanaka—oia kahi e hui ai ke poo me ke kino, man has a neck—it is that which unites the head with the body.

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Ai (ā'i), n. Parker Haw to Eng,

Food; vegetable food, as distinguished from ia, meat. Ai oo, ripe food; ai maloo, dried food; ai maka, green food, vegetables. (Ai, food, is representative of property generally.)

Ai (ă'i), n. Parker Haw to Eng,

Coition.

Ai (ā'i), v. Parker Haw to Eng,

1. To eat; to consume food, as persons or animals.

2. To devour, as animals.

3. To destroy, consume, as fire.

4. To consume; spoken of the sword.

5. To eat, consume, as a sore; aole ai ka mai, the disease has made no advance.

6. To taste, eat, enjoy the benefits of, have the profits of, as land; e ai i ka aina.

Ai (ăi), v. Parker Haw to Eng,

To have sexual intercourse.

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