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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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v., To beget, as a father.

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au, wau, owau.

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s. Name of the papaia fruit and tree.

See II.

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.

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.

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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adj., Stingy; close; niggardly.

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

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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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