‘āe1, ‘ē4

‘āe1, ‘ē4, interj., v.i. Yes, say yes.

‘Āe, kua tika rava iāku.
Yes, I quite agree;

Mē kamo atu au i taku mata, ‘e ‘āe koe.
When I wink my eye, you say yes;

Kua riri au kiāia i tōna ‘āe‘anga.
I was annoyed at him for saying yes.
[Ep. *ae.]

‘ā5

‘ā5, interj. Often expresses satisfaction, including sudden comprehension and gloating.

‘Ā! nā‘au i ‘apai mai!
Ah! you’ve brought it!;

‘Ā! kua mou kōrua iāku!
Aha! I’ve caught the pair of you!;

‘Ā! kua kino koe!,
Aha! now you‘re for it!

‘āmene2

‘āmene2, interj. Amen.

Nō‘ou te pātireia, te mana ē te kakā, ē tuātau ‘ua atu. ‘Āmene.
Thine is the kingdom, the power and the glory, for ever and ever. Amen.
[Eng. amen.]

pītiō

pītiō, interj. Fish-O!

Pītiō! Pītiō!, kua kāpiki ‘aere ‘aia ma te au tui ika i runga i tāna amo,
Fish-O! Fish-O!, he cried, as he went around with the strings of fish on his shoulder-pole.
[Eng. fish-o!]