1. I decree, order, command, require
  2. I proclaim, declare, cry out, shout, make a public statement
  3. I summon, call forth
  4. (by extension of 3) I design and create, bring into being
  5. I express in words
  6. (in polite address) I ask that you do (an act or job specified), (in negative construct, with zih ya) I ask that you do not (an act specified)

Ai rhauais. I command you to educate yourselves.

uaiauki uraui ai. I proclaim, the world is starving.


  1. king/queen, monarch
  2. command, control
  3. used as a respectful classifier for addressing or discussing a superior
  4. law, decree, ordinance
  5. established scientific fact