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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.

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    • Ai i loko o ka hale, there in the house.
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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.

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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