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NAH

(NEH)

1. No (declines in response to a question or offer)

Example:

Waitress: Would you care for some dessert?

Patron: NAH, we good.

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2. It’s nothing (in response to an expression of gratitude)

Example:

1st young man: T’anks, eh, fo’ offering to drive tonight.

2nd young man: NAH. You da one usually drive.

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3. (spoken as interrogative) A reaction to salacious gossip or good news (compare FO’ REAL?)

Example:

1st teen girl: Eh, I seen Noe wit’ Makana las’ night.

2nd teen girl: NAH? I seen ‘um wit’ Kainoa da night befo’ las’!

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

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NAH

1. No

2. Not

Examples:

a. You going stay up late and watch the first showing of the new Batman movie?  Nah, I like go but I gotta work early the next day and I no can be late

b. You wen vote or wot?  Nah, they all crooks anyway.

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

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NAH

1. Not agreeable

Examples:

a. NAH, you no hafta go if you no like da kine wahines wid hanabaddah on dey face and puka shots on dea okoles

b. NAH, no make li’dat if you went go find da kane wid da best ka fo drive even afta he stay wipe off da hanabuddah on his da kine shirt befo he go race da ka

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2. Not appreciative

Examples:

a. NAH, da wahine neva went tell us that one bumbula stay papule about her and da ada one like her da kine sista mo betta cause she stay mo cute

b. NAH, you stay going nana now afta da wahine went go sing da song about da brada dat aloha her all da kine night when dey was in da hale drinking okolehau, afta da kama’aina went fall down on da pile of pilau opala

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

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