"He mahiʻai koʻu ʻanakē."

Translation:My aunty is a farmer.

10/11/2018, 3:38:54 AM

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I typically say aunt, not aunty. I mean, I call my aunts "Aunty [insert name here]", but I don't say "my aunty". I think "aunt" should be the preferred translation.

10/11/2018, 3:38:54 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/KeolaO

In Hawaii aunty is what we call them. Our vernacular is likely the derivative for using aunty in duo.

10/14/2018, 4:53:50 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/RobertKinzie

But 'aunt' is accepted...

10/29/2018, 2:39:11 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/September690413

I've never once in my life said aunty. only ever aunt. it should accept both.

10/17/2018, 2:17:05 AM

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Does it not accept both? I agree it should, but aunty should be preferred.

10/29/2018, 5:50:42 AM

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Is this the most common word for aunt? Is makuahine still used?

10/11/2018, 1:30:52 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/Kaloke1

Yes it is the most common at least when i have learned. Makuahine is mom

10/12/2018, 12:11:02 AM
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