`AMI
`AMI <ul><li>`Ami means “joint” and thus, the `ami connects the words that follow it to something else. Listed below are f...
O: OF <ul><li>o ke kumu </li></ul><ul><li>of the teacher </li></ul><ul><li>ka penikala o ke kumu </li></ul><ul><li>the pen...
ME: WITH <ul><li>me ka haumāna </li></ul><ul><li>with the student </li></ul><ul><li>me kou hoaaloha </li></ul><ul><li>with...
I/MA: IN, AT, ON <ul><li>i/ma kēia kula </li></ul><ul><li>in/at/on this school </li></ul><ul><li>i/ma ka papa `ele`ele </l...
NĀ LA`ANA  (ka`i + meme`a - helukahi) <ul><li>o ke keiki of the child </li></ul><ul><li>me ke keiki with the child </li></...
NĀ LA`ANA  (ka`i + meme`a - helunui) <ul><li>o nā kānaka of the people </li></ul><ul><li>me nā kānaka with the people </li...
NĀ LA`ANA (I`oa) <ul><li>o Kona of Kona </li></ul><ul><li>me Kona with Kona </li></ul><ul><li>i Kona in/on/at Kona  </li><...
 
`AMI HEA E <ul><li>`Ami hea e is used with a person’s name or name equivalent when you are addressing or talking to that p...
NĀ LA`ANA (Examples) <ul><li>Notice that if you are not addressing a person by name (proper noun), you must have ka/ke bef...
<ul><li>Note the difference in the following examples.  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>E ke keiki, aia ke kanakē i ...
NĀ LA`ANA <ul><li>Aloha, e Kauka. Hello, Kauka. </li></ul><ul><li>Aloha, e ke kauka. Hello, doctor. </li></ul><ul><li>In t...
 
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  1. 1. `AMI
  2. 2. `AMI <ul><li>`Ami means “joint” and thus, the `ami connects the words that follow it to something else. Listed below are four common `ami: </li></ul><ul><li>  O ME MA I </li></ul><ul><li>of with in, on, at in, on, at </li></ul>
  3. 3. O: OF <ul><li>o ke kumu </li></ul><ul><li>of the teacher </li></ul><ul><li>ka penikala o ke kumu </li></ul><ul><li>the pencil of the teacher (the teacher’s pencil) </li></ul><ul><li>o Lani </li></ul><ul><li>of Lani </li></ul><ul><li>ka makuahine o Lani </li></ul><ul><li>the mother of Lani (Lani’s mom) </li></ul>
  4. 4. ME: WITH <ul><li>me ka haumāna </li></ul><ul><li>with the student </li></ul><ul><li>me kou hoaaloha </li></ul><ul><li>with your friend </li></ul><ul><li>me Mana </li></ul><ul><li>with Mana </li></ul>
  5. 5. I/MA: IN, AT, ON <ul><li>i/ma kēia kula </li></ul><ul><li>in/at/on this school </li></ul><ul><li>i/ma ka papa `ele`ele </li></ul><ul><li>in/at/on the blackboard </li></ul><ul><li>i/ma Hilo </li></ul><ul><li>in/at/on Hilo </li></ul>
  6. 6. NĀ LA`ANA (ka`i + meme`a - helukahi) <ul><li>o ke keiki of the child </li></ul><ul><li>me ke keiki with the child </li></ul><ul><li>i ke keiki in/at/on the child </li></ul><ul><li>ma ke keiki in/at/on the child </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>o kēia `īlio of this dog </li></ul><ul><li>me kēia `īlio with this dog </li></ul><ul><li>i kēia `īlio in/at/on this dog </li></ul><ul><li>ma kēia `īlio in/at/on this dog </li></ul>
  7. 7. NĀ LA`ANA (ka`i + meme`a - helunui) <ul><li>o nā kānaka of the people </li></ul><ul><li>me nā kānaka with the people </li></ul><ul><li>i nā kānaka in/at/on the people </li></ul><ul><li>ma nā kānaka in/at/on the people </li></ul><ul><li>o ko`u mau ka`a of my cars </li></ul><ul><li>me ko`u mau ka`a with my cars </li></ul><ul><li>i ko`u mau ka`a in/at/on my cars </li></ul><ul><li>ma ko`u mau ka`a in/at/on my cars </li></ul>
  8. 8. NĀ LA`ANA (I`oa) <ul><li>o Kona of Kona </li></ul><ul><li>me Kona with Kona </li></ul><ul><li>i Kona in/on/at Kona </li></ul><ul><li>ma Kona in/on/at Kona </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>o Kapua of Kapua </li></ul><ul><li>me Kapua with Kapua </li></ul><ul><li>i Kapua in/at/on Kapua </li></ul><ul><li>ma Kapua in/at/on Kapua </li></ul>
  9. 10. `AMI HEA E <ul><li>`Ami hea e is used with a person’s name or name equivalent when you are addressing or talking to that person. </li></ul><ul><li>E Haunani, aia i hea kou hale? </li></ul><ul><li>Haunani, where is your house? </li></ul><ul><li>Pehea `oe, e Nalu? How are you, Nalu? </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  10. 11. NĀ LA`ANA (Examples) <ul><li>Notice that if you are not addressing a person by name (proper noun), you must have ka/ke before the noun. </li></ul><ul><li>E ke kumu, aia ko`u inoa ma ka pepa. Teacher, my name is on the paper. </li></ul><ul><li>E ke keikikāne, aia i hea kou māmā? Son, where is your mom?   </li></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>Note the difference in the following examples. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>E ke keiki, aia ke kanakē i ka waihona. Child, the candy is in the cupboard. </li></ul><ul><li>E Keiki, aia ke kanakē i ka waihona. Keiki, the candy is in the cupboard. </li></ul><ul><li>In the first example, you are simply addressing a child (no name). In the second example, the person’s name is “Keiki.” </li></ul>
  12. 13. NĀ LA`ANA <ul><li>Aloha, e Kauka. Hello, Kauka. </li></ul><ul><li>Aloha, e ke kauka. Hello, doctor. </li></ul><ul><li>In the first example, the person who you are talking to is named “Kauka.” In the second example, you are simply addressing the doctor (kauka). </li></ul>

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