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1. pronoun, He, she, it.

  • Examples:
    • He inoa ia, it's a name.
    • No ia hoʻi, therefore; for this reason.
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2. demonstrative, This, that, aforementioned.

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Pas/imp. Cf. malaia. Gram. 6.6.3. (PPN -ia.)

1. Yard (unit of measure).

  • Source:
    • English.

2. Yard (spar on a sailing vessel).

  • Source:
    • English.

3. Part. replacing i #1, i #5, and sometimes used before kai, uka, ʻō, neʻi, and after mai; coalescing with aʻu (iaʻu) and joined to ia (iāia), and usually joined to ʻoe (iāʻoe).

  • Examples:
    • Hele iā Maui, go to Maui.
    • ʻIke wau iāʻoe, I see you.
    • He kua ke ʻano, ʻaʻole e make iāʻoe (FS 205), a god in nature, not to be killed by you.
    • Mai iā Kanaloa, from Kanaloa.
    • Ke nānā ihola iā kai (Kep. 95), looking down to the sea.
    • Iāʻoe ia wahi? Is that your business? Is it any business of yours? Iāia nō ā hala, kū ana ke kaʻa, as soon as he had gone, the car came.
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Part. marking pas/imp. (sometimes written as a part of modified word).

  • Examples:
    • ʻAi ʻia ka maiʻa, the banana was eaten; eat the banana.
    • E hele ʻia e kāua, we should go; let's go.
    • Nānā ʻia ke kanaka, the person was looked at; look at the person.
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1. n., Fish or any marine animal, as eel, oyster, crab, whale.

  • Examples:
    • Ka iʻa kīnohinohi pōhaku, the sea creature that adorns rocks [periwinkles and Nerita].
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2. n., Meat or any flesh food.

3. n., Any food eaten as a relish with the staple (poi, taro, sweet potato, breadfruit), including meat, vegetable, or even salt.

  • Examples:
    • Ka iʻa lauoho loloa o ke kuahiwi, the long-haired relish of the mountain [greens].

4. (Cap.) n., Milky Way.

  • Examples:
    • Ka Iʻa ui o ka lani, the turning Milky Way of the heavens.
    • Ua huli ka Iʻa, the Milky Way has turned [changed position; it is past midnight].

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kikino, Fish or any marine animal.

  • Source:
    • Existing dictionary word

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kikino, Yard, a unit of measurement.

  • Source:
    • English.

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v. Hoo. To enter; to be received, as into the mouth.

v. To beat or pound, as in making kapa.

s. The name of the mallet used in beating kapa.

prep. Used before proper names of persons, and before pronouns, as i is before common nouns. See I, prep. It signifies, to; of; for; by; with; on account of; in respect of, &c. See Gram.§ 126, 6.

adv. In the beginning of a sentence, and before a pronoun, it refers to time; when ; at that time, &c.; as, ia lakou i noho ai ilaila, while they lived there; ia manawa make iho la ke alii, at that time the chief died.

pers. pron., third pers. sing. He; she; it; more rarely in the sense of it, for which Hawaiians use a periphrasis; thus: ia kanaka, ia wahine, ia mea, kela, keia, &c. Gram.§ 137, 140, 3d.

pron. adj. This; that; according as the thing referred to is present or absent.

annexed to verbs, forms the passive voice of all the conjugations; as, ua alohaia mai kakou, we are beloved. This sign of the passive voice may be annexed to the verb and form one word, or it maybe separated, one or more words intervening; as, ua lawe malu ia ke dala, the money was taken secretly. Gram.§ 211. NOTE.— Sometimes letters are inserted before the ia; as, awahia, it is bitter, for awaia.

s. A fish; the general name of all sea animals, also those in fresh water; ua kapaia na mea a pau ma ke kai he ia, o na mea holo a me na mea holo ole; aia no kekahi mau ia maloko o ka wai mauka o ka aina.

2. Meat of any kind, in distinction from ai, vegetable food; o ka ia wale no i koe ia ia, the fish only remained to him (i. e., Dagon.) 1 Sam. 5:4. NOTE.—The names of the fish formerly kapu for women to eat were: kumu, moano, ulua, honu perhaps, and the ea.

s. Pronounced yah. Eng. A yard in length.

s. The galaxy or milky way.

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1. This, referring to the person or thing present.

2. That, referring to the person or thing absent.

The sign of the passive voice in the conjugation of verbs: Ua alohaia mai kakou, We are beloved. It may be annexed to the verb, forming one word, or it may be separated by one or more intervening words: Ua lawe malu ia ke dala; the money was taken secretly. In some cases a letter is inserted before it for the sake of euphony: awahia (for awaia), bitter.

IA 217 IE

During the time that; as long as; while: la lakou i noho ai ilaila; while they lived there.

1. A yard: the standard English measure of length.

2. A long slender spar, suspended from a mast and used to support sails.

1. n., Fish: a general name for all vertebrate animals with gills retained through life, living in water.

2. n., Meat of any kind, as distinguished from ai (food).

3. n., The galaxy; the Milky Way.

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Same as ie.

To; of; for; by; with; on account of; in respect of. Used before proper names of persons and before pronouns.

He; she; it. The third person singular number of the personal pronoun. E uwe ana ia (keiki); it (the child) is crying.

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