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Transitivizer suffix.

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-ʻi

pākuʻina kauhopesuffix Haw to Eng, Pukui-Elbert,

Transitivizer suffix.

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1. nvi. To say, speak, suppose; saying.

  • Examples:
    • ʻĪ ihola ke Akua (Kin. 1.3), God said.
    • He ʻī mai kāu e ō hele mai hoʻi nā keiki, you would think the children would come.
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2. n. Supreme, great, best (frequently a part of names, as Kaʻīimamao (KL. title), the supreme one at a distance; ʻĪlālāʻole, supreme without branches).

  • Examples:
    • ʻO kela nō ka ʻī, that is the best.

3. vs. Hard, close, stingy.

4. Interjection of scorn, used idiomatically.

  • Examples:
    • No hea ke aʻo ʻana i ka hula? I ka ʻī! Where learn the hula? Much [she] knows about it! Stuff and nonsense!

5. n. The letter “i”.

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1. The letter. ʻĪ.

2. (Cap.) Pronoun. Au, wau, ʻo wau, ʻo au.

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1. Particle marking direct and indirect object, agent, source (indefinite), instrument, causation. To, towards, at, in, on, by, because of, for, due to, by means of. (After loaʻa-type words i marks the agent. Before pronouns, the interrogative wai, who, names of people, and sometimes before names of places and titles of songs or stories, i is replaced by .)

2. Particle preceding subordinate verbs and marking completed or past action and state or condition; sometimes the anaphoric ai follows the verb or verb phrase.

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3. Particle preceding subordinate verbs and marking imperative/exhortative mood and purpose.

  • References:
    • Gram. 5.4.

4. conjunction, If.

  • Examples:
    • Ā i ʻino mai ke koko, pau pū ka hale i ka ʻino, if the blood is bad, the house is at the same time bad.
  • References:
    • Gram. 11.1.

5. conjunction, While, at the time that, when, no sooner than, as soon as (replaced by in the same contexts as i #1).

  • Examples:
    • I ka makua kāne nō a make, pau ke kālā i ka lū ʻia, no sooner had the father died than the money was squandered.
  • References:
    • Gram. 11.1.

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ʻi.

hua hōʻailonaabbreviation Haw to Eng, Māmaka Kaiao,

Abbreviation for ʻili (area).

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1. A sign. 1st. Of the imperfect tense of verbs.

2. A sign of the subjunctive mood; a contraction of ina.

3. As a sign of a tense, it often has the meaning of a potential; that; as, ua hai aku au i lohe oukou, I have spoken that you might hear. See Gram. § 209, subj. mood, 4th form.

4. The sign of the imperative mood, passive in certain cases; as i kukui, i wai, i noho, bring a lamp, water, &c.

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i

papanipronoun / I / Eng to Haw, Andrews,

au, wau, owau.

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s. Name of the papaia fruit and tree.

See II.

v., To beget, as a father.

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v. To speak; to say, in connection with the thing spoken or said. Kin. 1:3 and 20.

2. To address one; to make a speech to one; often SYN. with olelo. Kin. 3:1. I mai la ia i ka wahine, he said to the woman (after this follows what was said.)

3. To say within one's self. Kanl. 18:21.

4. To pronounce a single word, as a signal. Lunk. 12:6.

5. To give an appellation, and SYN. with kapa. Isa. 32:5. To designate the name of a person. Oih. 9:36.

with an apostrophe before it, is a contraction after a of the preceding word, for ai; as, malaila kahi i waihoia'i ka waiwai, for waihoia ai.

conj. If; that; a contraction perhaps of ina.

adv. When; while; if.

adj. Stingy.

prep. To; towards; in; at; unto; by; for; in respect of; above; more than; on account of, &c.

has a variety of significations, and is used for a variety of purposes.

is the medium of communication between an active transitive verb or a verb of motion and its object. See Gram. § 105, p. 49, d and e; also. Gram. Syntax, Rule 19. Before proper names of persons and pronouns, the i becomes ia. See note Gram. p. 49.

the third letter of the Hawaiian alphabet. Its sound is that of ee in English, or that of the French i.

i

kikinonoun / ī / Haw to Eng, Parker,

The fourth letter in the Hawaiian alphabet.

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1. A sign of the imperfect tense of verbs.

2. A sign of the subjunctive mood, being a contraction of ina.

3. A sign of the potential mood; that; as: Ua hai aku au i lohe oukou; I have spoken that you might hear.

4. A sign of the imperative mood, with the verb (to bring) understood. I kukui; (bring) a lamp.

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i

ʻaʻanostative verb / ī / Haw to Eng, Parker,

adj., Stingy; close; niggardly.

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conj., [A contraction of ina.] If; that.

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i

kikinonoun / ī / Haw to Eng, Parker,

n., The name of a select class or company of soldiers under Kamehameha I.

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1. preposition, To; towards.

2. preposition, In; at; unto.

3. preposition, By; for; in respect of.

4. preposition, Above; more than; on account of. (Used before common nouns.)

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1. v., To speak; to say, in connection with the thing spoken or said.

2. v., To address one; to make a speech to one.

3. v., To give an appellation; to designate a name.

4. v., To adopt, as a child.

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