"Uʻi kēlā wahine."

Translation:That woman is pretty.

October 9, 2018



U'i is "good looking" and applies to people, Nani also means "beautiful" but is more applied to landscapes or inanimate objects.

October 9, 2018


i can't see no diference beetwen 'that beautiful woman' and 'that woman is beautiful'

October 9, 2018


For a simple sentence to describe a noun with an adjective, it would be Uʻi kēlā wahine. Beautiful (is) the woman. That is a complete thought. Otherwise, the adjective follows the noun 99% of the time. The words kēlā wahine u‘i just mean "that beautiful woman", which is just a phrase instead of a complete sentence.

November 3, 2018


I believe 'that beautiful woman' would be "kēla wahine uʻi" 'that woman's beautiful' is "uʻi kēlā wahine"

October 27, 2018

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