Pleasantries

Pronunciation Guide

 How are you?

Pehea `oe?

  • Pehea `olua?
  • Pehea `oukou?
  • Pehea `oe i kêia lâ?

How are you (just one of you)?

  • How are you (two of you)?
  • How are you (3 or more)?
  • How are you today?

He aha ka mea hou?

What's new?

 

 Reply

Maika`i.

  • Maika`i nô.
  • Maika`i nô au, mahalo.
  • Hau`oli au. / Hau`oli nô!

I am fine.

  • Fine indeed.
  • I'm very well, thanks.
  • I am happy. / I'm happy indeed.

`Oia mau.

`Oia mau nô.

Same as usual.

Same as usual. (more emphasis)

A `o `oe?

  • A `o `oe, pehea `oe?
  • A pehea `oe?
  • Maika`i `oe?

And you?

  • And you, how are you?
  • And how are you?
  • Are you fine?

`A`ole au maika`i.

  • Luhi / mâluhiluhi au.
  • `Ôma`ima`i / ma`i au.
  • Manakâ au.

I am not fine.

  • I am tired / fatigued.
  • I am ill / sick.
  • I am bored.

 

You are at: http://www.geocities.com/TheTropics/Shores/6794/
Aloha a hui hou, Leilani

|home|why|what's new|lessons: table of contents|lânai|links|language links|help|e-mail|aloha notes|

1