‘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?