"Aia ka hōʻike ma ka Pōʻakahi."

Translation:The test is on Monday.

2 months ago

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Could someone please explain the difference in using "i" and "ma" with time?

2 months ago

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My (very rough) understanding is that, spatially, "i" is a directional/relative location marker while "ma" is a literal, physical location that you can point to.

I imagine time is similar. "i" would point toward a time frame (at/in/on), while "ma" would say that an event exists specifically on this day or time. So I interpret this prompt literally as "There is a test located (in time) on Monday."

1 month ago
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