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AN' DEN?

(en DEN), interrogative (variant of English “And then?”)

1. A conversational prompt (i.e. “So what happened next?”) used when the speaker’s message takes longer than the listener expects, or includes minutiae irrelevant to the message

Example:

1st guy: So, we wuz in line at Rainbow’s, and I seen one guy drive up who looked like my cousin’s neighbor’s auntie’s grandson, except bruddah was mo’ skinny and his hair was mo’ ehu, plus he was driving one bus’ up Toyota truck, and he like only American cars, and I neva recognize the chick he was with, and she wen’ call him J-boy, so I wuzn’t sure cuz da guy’s name is Keone…

2nd guy: AN’ DEN?

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2. A somewhat mocking comment (i.e. “So?”) belittling a statement as inconsequential or irrelevant

Example:

1st girl: Eh, check dis out: Starbucks Kahala Mall gon’ close!

2nd girl: AN’ DEN? Like I gon’ waste gas fo’ go Kahala Mall drink $5 coffee?

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

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AN' DEN?

1. Asking for more information

2. ‘Go on, please continue.’

Examples:

a. Ho, Brah, I got to the front of the line but Aunty wen go box me out. An’ den?!

b. So I was all mad at my boss. An’ den what wen happen?

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

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AN' DEN?

1. This is after the subject is addressed

Examples:

a. How come you neva went find da kine, AN’ DEN your brada went stay find um ova dea wid his okole hanging out from his puka pants

b. AN’ DEN da babooze went go fo buy mo tat kine gude okolehau even afta he stay tink he went spend all his kala befo dat

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2. Lacking self control

Examples:

a. AN’ DEN da banana neva have da akamai fo make um go mo fast den da ada ka went go, so da buggah went go make shishi an den kum back wid one betta idea fo beat da ada ka

b. AN’ DEN what you went tink if da papule brada stay all bus up afta da beeg beef wid da kine blala ova dea who stay piss off because all da pilakia dat stay li’dat

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

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