"Aia ka pāka ma ka ʻaoʻao ʻākau o ka hale."

Translation:The park is on the north side of the house.

December 13, 2018

4 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Neil89554

Wouldn't "The park is north of the house" be an equally good translation as "The park is on the north side of the house" ?

December 13, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/KiUlv

You might think- they are really similar in meaning- but the Hawaiian sentence specifies "side" with "ka 'ao'ao" so I guess they are going for the literal translation.

December 31, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/rabelon

"'Ao'ao" is side.

January 22, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/GeraldMath4

"North side of" to me suggests "right next to, on the north." "North of" could be four blocks away.

January 28, 2019
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