"ʻAi keiki i ka laulau nui."

Translation:The children eat the large laulau.

November 29, 2018

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How do I know that this isn't "The children eat a lot of laulau."?

BTW, laulau is a delicious traditional dish, it's pork and fish wrapped in taro and ti leaves and steamed.

November 29, 2018

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I believe "a lot of laulau" would be "laulau he nui". The "nui" immediately after laulau directly modifies the object, not amount.

December 1, 2018

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"Laulau" is a good example of the kind of thing that really needs to be explained in Tips or Notes.

November 29, 2018

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From Wikipedia: Laulau is a Native Hawaiian cuisine dish. The traditional preparation consisted of pork wrapped in taro or luau leaf. In old Hawaii laulau was assembled by taking a few luau leaves and placing a few pieces of fish and pork in the center.

December 10, 2018

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