"ʻO ia koʻu tūtū wahine."

Translation:She is my grandmother.

October 5, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/jackheywood
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Why not "She is my grandma"?

October 5, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/dirtynho
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exactly what I was thinking. no determinative here

October 6, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/kananileialoha

I think "She is my grandma" is actually more accurate than "That is my grandma." "He ko'u tutu wahine kela" seems to me like a better way to say "that" is my grandma.

October 9, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Bethany281730

That doesn't make sense. Why is "ia" included? I thought that that was a she/he pronoun.

October 7, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/kelii....
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The two halves of the equational sentence were just swapped. The word ia is actually ‘O ia (‘o ia), just at the front instead.

November 8, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Tupu466804

THIS NEEDS TO BE REVISED BY THE BOARD OF HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE SPEAKERS

December 2, 2018
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