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ia Pukui-Elbert, Haw to Eng,

1. pronoun, He, she, it.

  • Examples:
    • He inoa ia, it's a name.
    • No ia hoʻi, therefore; for this reason.
  • References:

2. demonstrative, This, that, aforementioned.

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IA Andrews, Haw to Eng,

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

IA Andrews, Haw to Eng,

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

IA Andrews, Haw to Eng,

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

IA Andrews, Haw to Eng,

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.

IA Andrews, Haw to Eng,

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.

IA Andrews, Haw to Eng,

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.

IA Andrews, Haw to Eng,

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

IA Andrews, Haw to Eng,

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.

IA Andrews, Haw to Eng,

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

ia Parker, Haw to Eng / i'a /,

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.

Tags: foods astronomy

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Ia (ĭ'a), v. Parker, Haw to Eng / ĭ'a /,

Same as ie.

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