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1. Variant of eia, especially before words beginning with a-.

  • Examples:
    • Ei au, ē Laka, here I am, O Laka.

2. Variant of ai #1, coition.

3. Rather frequent variation of the anaphoric ai (ai #3) in fast speech, but seldom if ever found so in printed form.

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adv. A particle of place; here; similar to eia; ei ae, here; close by; ei ae, ke hele mai nei, here, he is coming now.

Ei (ĕ'i), adv.

/ ĕ'i / Parker Haw to Eng,

[A contraction of eia.] In or at this place; here: Ei ae, ke hele mai nei; here, he is coming. See eia.

EIA 81 EKO

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