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"He wants the book at 3:00 pm."

Translation:Makemake ʻo ia i ka puke i ka hola ʻekolu o ke awakea.

December 27, 2018



I would have thought that 3:00 p.m. was not awakea (10 a.m.-2 p.m.) but rather ʻauinalā (2 p.m. - 6 p.m.)? This is according to one text I use.


3:00pm being past the "noonish" hours of 10 to 2, ʻauinalā should be the primary correct answer, rather than awakea.


DL, just a few questions ago, corrected my use of "ʻekolu o ke awakea" to "ʻekolu o ke auinalā." So is this distinction completely arbitrary?


This really doesn't make sense. Awakea is noon or to become noon where auinala is afternoon. 3pm is NOT noon.


awakea is "noon or midday" and typically is described as roughly 10am to 2pm. after ʻawakea is ʻauinalā. I would suggest that 3pm be consistently referred to as ʻauinalā, rather than awakea.


Can't see the question stem!


I answered with 'auinalā and was marked correct. This is as it should be. Otherwise, if 3:00 is awakea, then 'auinalā starts at 4:00. 'Auinalā would be one hour long, from 4-5 p.m. because DL is defining ahiahi to start at 5:00 p.m.


Which is it? 'auinalā or awakea? Your lessons use both. Pick one and stick with it or allow either for 3:00pm.

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