‘EY!!! - PIDGIN Dictionary

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‘EY!!!

(EY), interjection (variant of slang English “hey”)

1. (positive spin) Warm, casual greeting at a rare or unexpected encounter; also, upon belated recognition

Examples:

a. ‘EY!!!  How you? Long time no see! Da kine said you wen’ move to da Mainland!

b. Oh, ‘EY!!! Ass’ you, Kaleo? Cheee, you wuz runnin’ around in diapahz  las’ time I seen you!

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2. (negative spin) Sharp warning when witnessing an infraction of social mores or breach of etiquette

Examples:

a. ‘EY!!! Stop wearin’ my slippahs, gunfunnit! Ainokea if somebody wen’ take yours one!

b. ‘EY!!! No eat all dat poke! Save some fo’ Dad!

Submitted by Irene from Waipiʻo Gentry, Oʻahu (Submit yo' own)

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‘EY!!! 

1. An attempt to get the attention of another person

2. Calling someone out when they say something you possibly don’t agree with or surprising

3. Also see ‘HUUUI!!!’

Examples:

a. Ey!!! You damn keed, wot I wen tell you about feeding da dog my beef jerky?!

b. ‘Ey!!! No yell at him, not like you wen buy ‘um!’

c. ‘Ey!!! How many times I gotta tell you put the toilet seat down?!’

Submitted by Jason from Hilo, Hawaiʻi (Submit yo' own)

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‘EY!!!

1. Expression of surprise

Examples:

a. ‘EY! tanks fo saving da kine. manong brada who stay went down to da riva in da boat wid no da kine fo float if he went turn ova, auwe

b. ‘EY! no act li’dat if you know da kine kakaroach buggah may kum fo make you go feel mo junk afta you stay make all dat pilakia ova dea wid da kine papule buggah

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2. Expression of anger

Examples:

a. ‘EY! no make li’dat if you no stay wid tat bumbucha wahine any mo since she went go kakaroach all your kala fo buy mo manapua and mangos fo us bradas fo kaukau

b. ‘EY! try wait, you no hafta go wid tat kane since da bumbucha brada stay fo mo betta kokua wid da wahine smoking da pakalolo ova dea and den playing on da kine ukulele befo she go make shishi outside da hale

Submitted by Frank from Kailua, Oʻahu (Submit yo' own)

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