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"Kaleo is my grandpa."

Translation:ʻO Kaleo koʻu tūtū kāne.

November 2, 2018

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

Why is ʻkupuna kāneʻ accepted for ʻgrandpaʻ when it is not one of the words shown when pointer is hovering over the word, but ʻkupunahineʻ is not accepted for ʻgrandmotherʻ in the previous question when it is a word shown when pointer is hovering over the word?


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

Report things like that. Type in kupunahine for grandma and report it as your answer should be accepted.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Keanuenue4

kūkū and tūtū same thing?


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    Yes. Hawai'ian does not have a phonetic distinction between t and k. Some dialects have t, others have k.


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

    Structurally, can you put ko’u tu_tu_ ka_ne first? I got this wrong: Ko’u tu_tu_ k_ane ‘o Kaleo. If you wanted to put ko’u tu_tu_ first in the sentence, would anything else need to change?


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

    It would then be ʻO koʻu tūtū kāne ‘o Kaleo. This is definitely possible, but not as common.


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

    Thanks so much! That is super helpful. :-)


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Kaui643047

    What’s wrong with this?


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SDB333

    Is the kāne required, or is it possible to just say tūtū?


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MariaKelln3

    When i add the O at the beginning I am wrong. When I omit the O I am still wrong. What is correct. This is my fourth time . Help


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

    Make sure youʻre saying ʻo (with the ʻokina), not just o. They have different meanings.


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Andrea537974

    Why is 'He' not accepted??


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

    Where do you want to put "he"? There's no "ia" in this sentence.

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