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"The teacher is short."

Translation:Pōkole ke kumu.

October 26, 2018

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

Should there be an ʻo before ke?


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

I think you use 'o only before names and ia.


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

That is correct... and also before wau sometimes


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

Can we say 'o kumu?


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

No. The 'o is used for proper nouns, the third person pronoun, and wai (who).

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