‘inē, ‘i nē

‘inē, ‘i nē, interj. Used to seek approval, confirmation, or agreement to a request. May be translated by an English tag-question, please.

E tika rāi tāku, ‘inē?
I am right, aren’t I?;

Ka ‘aere atu au, ‘inē?
I will be coming, won’t I?;

‘Inē rāi ē kua keiā‘ia te merēni ā‘au?
Is it really true that your melons have been stolen?;

‘Ōmai ana kiāku te māti, ‘inē?
Pass the matches, would you?;

‘Inē rāi, e māmā ē, ka ‘aere tātou ki Avarua?
Oh, please, mother, shall we be going to Avarua?;

Nā‘au i rave, ‘inē?
You took it, didn’t you?

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