āna

āna, prep. + pers.pron. His, her. Marks a following noun as plural (usu.paucal), except after kāre and ‘okota‘i.

Kāre āna tamaiti.
He has no child;

Kāre āna tamariki.
He has no children;

Nō te taritari mātou i āna pi‘a ‘ānani.
We’ve been carrying (on a vehicle) his boxes of oranges.

[ā1, -na3; cf. ōna, ana3.]

tāna

tāna. 3rd person sg. poss. pron. His, her, hers, he, she.

Kāre tāna i te tika.
It’s not true what he said;

‘E mōtokā tāna i ‘inangaro.
He wants a car;

Ko tāna tāne tērā.
That’s her husband.

tānā‘o

tānā‘o. Sometimes written as tāna a‘o. His, hers, its.

Mē ‘apai mai anake tātou i tānā‘o i tānā‘o kai, kā rava te kai.
If everyone brings his share of food there will be sufficient.

ōna

ōna, poss.pron. His, her, hers. When standing before the noun which it qualifies, it marks it as plural (usu. paucal) except after kāre and ‘okota‘i.

Kāre ōna manako.
He has nothing to say;

E ‘aka‘oki mai koe i ōna pona.
Let him have his shirts back;

Kua tuatua maira tetai o te au Pharisea ra kiaia, e kai aia i te kai ki ona.
And one of the Pharisees asked him to have a meal with him at his (home) (Luke 7.36). [ō1, -na3.]