"ʻElima pāpale o kēlā wahine."

Translation:That woman has five hats.

December 6, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/Nico838548

Is this just an unprecise translation or is there no need for a word like "have" when we have the o showing possesion?

December 6, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/RonRGB

Nico, this video link may help you understand this sentence type.

Look at time segment [7:30] to [9:16].

(Link) https://youtu.be/yRNJpx4p9cQ

March 28, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/RonRGB

Pepeke Nonoʻa Me Ka Huahelu

Possessive sentences with numbers (Having / possessing a number of something)

(Number) Thing being possessed + (o/a) Thing/person possessing it

ʻElima..................pāpale.........................o...................kēlā wahine.

Five.......................hats............................of..................that woman.

That woman has five hats.

(This is one of the sentence patterns for telling the amount of things someone has.)

ʻElima pāpale o kēlā wahine. = That woman has five hats.

March 28, 2019
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