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av-1doNa totova kaika aili.I am in my hammock.Na pelet ai.I am hungry.
-aesfxPOSS
aenefar
aeputseason
-aisfxDL
aiaiso and so; What's his nameaiaiteveThe thing of which we were talking about.Nu ulo aiaiteve natege?Did you eat the food (the one we were talking about)?
aienarecognize
ailatuaafter
ailavn-Longtail, late; in the end
ailavalater
aimatherefore; still;au aimabut still
ainamiv-1yawn
ainefar offAine namu oloa.It is far away.
ainichaseainiol lachase
aioadvallaio na inigive me allaio laicome all of youaiolovafor ever (aio + lova = whole + time)
aiolovaforever
aitv-1make fireaiti mito make fire (primitive fashion:rubbing two pieces of wood together)
aivn-Longtongueaivi kaikaon the tongueaivi keleinato put out one's tongueaivi namala enato swallow the tongue; to swallow
akn-MascUncle (on the mother's side)neve in ae alumy mother's junior : my uncle
akiln-Masclivingakil lato cure, to heal, to be curedvoe akin lato rise from the dead, to come to life again
akileat1lifecfakilei2fresh
akileatialife
akileiunripe (only used with bananas)nu akileteve?are you alive?pelai akileunripe bananami akil enato give life again (to heal)akilemathe livingakileatithe lifeakil ualive; awakecfakileat 1
akouncle
akoakon-Mascwhite man