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  5. "Wela ka laiki."

"Wela ka laiki."

Translation:The rice is hot.

December 5, 2018

4 Comments


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

Agreed with the above explanation hy JD. This structure describes something in "is" format, rather than adjectival modifier.

Wela ka laiki! is like saying:

Hot, the rice (is)!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Bokmutryc.e

Shouldn't "the hot rice" also work?


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

No. To use "wela" as an adjective it should follow the noun. "The hot rice" should be "ka laiki wela".

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