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"Aia ʻoe i ka lumi kuke?"

Translation:Are you in the kitchen?

October 6, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KiUlv
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When I had just the word boxes to choose, I could only say "are you in the room?" The word "kitchen" was missing.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/dlhgl
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For higher crown levels there is also the reverse question "Are you in the room?" which doesn't accept "lumi" for room but only "lumi kuke". I already reported that.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BeldonKeal

The word, kitchen was not in the word bank


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/wanderingpup

"ka lumi kuke" is also just "the room"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DouglasJulien

lumi is room (itʻs the Hawaiian rendering of the English word). moe is sleep, kuke is cook (again, form English).


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kelii....

No that is an error. It has been reported and it looks like it was fixed.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Zach_Factor

Aia 'oe i ka lumi kuke? = There are you, in the kitchen? = Are you there in the kitchen?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mayateacher

The audio for this question seems not to have a rising tone as is common for questions in English. It sounded like an affirmative statement. Is that a problem of the recording? Or is it the way Hawaiian is?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kelii....

Yes/No questions in Hawaiian rise and then fall at the end. In other Polynesian languages like Samoan, all questions have that intonation.

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