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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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interjection, of surprise.

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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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-aʻi

pākuʻina kauhopesuffix Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

nonproductive transitive suffix.

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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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ʻāʻī

/ ʻā.ʻī / Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

Neck, neck of a shirt or dress, neck of the iheihe fish net.

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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.

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

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

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.

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.

hamani Ingest. Dic., ext. mng.

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.

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.

adj. Consuming; destroying; spoken of fire.

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.

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.

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.

Consuming; destroying (spoken of fire).

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

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

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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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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.)

Coition.

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.

To have sexual intercourse.

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